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Alcohol Ink Canvas, with Alice

Alcohol Inks on Canvas by Alice Tunnell from Aqua Artistry and Design

Date: Saturday, June 16th
Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Cost: $65.00, and I supply everything.

Please call us at 250 769 1257 to register.

This will be a 3-hour workshop where you will get a chance to experiment with alcohol inks if you have not had any experience with them, or work on a special technique you want to try. Then you will work on an 8 X 10 canvas to make a landscape, flower, abstract design, anything that appeals to you. I will have some samples of pictures that might give you some ideas, or you can bring samples of pictures that you like. I will provide the alcohol inks, Yupo paper to experiment on, a 8 X 10 Canvas, Brushes, and all other supplies. I have provided a picture below as an example of an alcohol ink landscape painted on an 8 X 10 canvas.

What you need to bring is an apron and your creativity.

Country Cowboy/Cowgirl Folio Album, with Bonnie K.

Come join Bonnie K. in making this Country Cowboy/Cowgirl Folio Album featuring Authentique's Frontier collection. This would be a great Father's Day gift album or you could change it up with Bonnie's help to add a feminine touch if you like.  There is a lot to this folio with waterfalls, pockets, flaps and straps! Feel free to add additional chipboard pieces for a personal touch.

Date:  Saturday May 26
Time:  10 am to 5 pm
Cost:  $85

Kits will be available upon request.

Please bring a lunch or snack as we will be taking a break.

Please call the store at 250 7691257 to register for this class. Spaces are filling up as Bonnie showed it at the store yesterday for National Scrapbooking Day!

Supplies to Bring;
Your basic tool kit.
Repostionable tape
Sookwang or Be Creative tape: all sizes
Recommended: Sookwang tape sheets
A shade of brown ink that you prefer and ink blending tool and foam.
Glossy Accents or Nuvo Crystal Glaze.









NATIONAL SCRAPBOOKING DAY!

THIS SATURDAY, MAY 5
National Scrapbooking Day is Saturday May 5! We have a lot in store for you including special sweet treats, coffee/tea. We have a new paper line we are debuting that day that you don't want to miss out on (from Italy). There will be lots of make and takes! You won't want to miss this day. 
There will be make and takes for a minimal fee and lots of deals in store. Please bring your basic tool kit and come join us celebrating National Scrapbooking Day.  Make and takes will start at 11 am.

There is a rumour floating around that there might be chocolate too, lots of chocolate!

Acrylic Pour Coasters with Mindy

Workshop: 4 Coaster’s and a Pendant
Introductory offer $50.00
Date: Sunday April 29
Time: 11 am to 2 pm
Call Memories and More at 250 769 1257 to register for this class!
Come and experience an interactive class, playing and getting messy with Acrylic Paints! Finished product includes 4 coasters and a pendant. The workshop will include how to prepare you coasters, and also how to resin and cork your coasters. The workshop will also include how to construct your pendant from start to finish.
Four techniques of Fluid Art will be taught in this class, so you have the opportunity to create your coasters in the style that appeals to you. The coasters will be available for pick up approx.: 48hrs after the workshop this will allow them to dry.
Resin workshops to seal the coasters are available at and additional cost of $15.00 or you have the option of leaving the coasters with me and I will resin the coasters for you at a cost of $10.00 per 4 coasters.
Items to bring:
Gloves (optional)
Paper towel (this is a fun interactive class that can get messy)!
A heat gun

One Sheet Wonder with Denica

Since the first One sheet wonder class was such a hit, we've decided to do another!
Using a wonderful paper from BoBunny's Garden Party you will make 10 cards with a cacti/succulent theme. My cards are flat and excellent for mailing, but are easily transformed by using a flower shaping tool kit.

Date: Sunday, April 29th
Time: 10 am - 3:30 pm
Cost: $30.00 Kits: $32.00
Please call Memories to register 250-769-1257

Supplies to bring:
- paper trimmer (A must as you will be cutting the main paper yourself)
- non-stick craft mat (we require this for all of our classes)
- basic tool kit including bone folder, scissors,  adhesive, ruler, pencil and eraser
- Wink of Stella (clear)
- Stickles Diamond
- thin foam squares ( large and small, white and black)
- Distress Inks in Milled Lavender and Forest Moss
- blending tool and foams or finger daubers
- flower shaping tool kit (if you have, and if you'd like you flowers to have dimension)
- A lunch or snack



 

Baby Boy or Girl Mini Album with Bonnie








These sweet mini albums are full of pockets, tags and flip out pages; just perfect for those precious baby pictures.

You will receive everything needed to construct the cover, binding and pages including the magnets.

Please specify Boy OR Girl when you register.

Date and Time:
Saturday, April 28, 2018
10:00 am to 3:30 pm
Cost: $60.00

Call the store to register 250-769-1257

Supplies to bring to class:
Basic tool kit
Art Glitter Glue (if you have)
Pencil, eraser, ruler
Bone folder
Repositionable adhesive such as MyStik
Sook Wang two sided tape (bring the sizes you have)
Un-du (if you have)
Bring lunch and a drink. We will take a break

Alcohol Ink Workshop with Alice Tunnell

Come and let you imagination flow with Alcohol Inks. Alcohol Inks are vibrant and very fluid inks that react with isopropyl alcohol. They like slippery surfaces and can be tipped and turned or painted with a brush. You will learn lots of different techniques to use with them. Come and experience your creativity with this newer medium and have lots of fun while working with them.

Date: The workshop is on Wednesday, March 28th
Time: 6-9 PM
Cost: $50

Call Memories and More at 250-769-1257 to register. As numbers are limited in this class and I will need to get supplies for the people that attend, I will need to know by Wednesday, March 21st.

You will have the opportunity to practice and play on a small piece of Yupo paper to get see what it can do. Then you will paint 1- 6” ceramic tile and 1 – 9x6” Yupo paper with alcohol inks. You can work on a landscape either realistic or abstract painting. I supply the alcohol inks, spray sealer, and all of the accessories you will need to finish the 2 paintings. If you have a friend, colleague or older child that would like to come and participate, bring them too.

Memories and More has alcohol inks and Yupo paper for you to purchase and take home to continue creating with alcohol inks after the workshop.

Samples of what you may create are shown below.



Spring is Finally Here! One Sheet Wonder, with Marcy

Spring is Finally Here!  One Sheet Wonder, with Marcy
This is an amazing class where I will teach you how to make 14 cards out of 1 piece of patterned paper!!! (Hopefully this will become a regular featured class). In this class you will be making 14 cards using 1 piece of pattered paper and cardstock. the inside of these cards will also be completed as part of this class.
This will be a fast paced class so if you think you may need extra time, please feel free to pick up your kit the day before so you may do any inking or applying Nuvo drops etc ahead of time. Kits will be available on the Monday of that week if need be. Please indicate early pick up when registering.
Space is limited due to paper availability.
 
Date:  Saturday March 24
Time: 10 am to 2 pm (ish)
Cost: $32
Please call 250 769 1257 to register.
Kits will be available for $35.
Items to bring:
Basic tool kit which includes:
Nonstick craft mat. ***(We do require you always use this for any class to protect our tables).
Adhesives (dry, liquid, glue dots).
Dimensional adhesive (foam squares lots or foam tape).
Scotch tape.
Scissors.
Tweezers.
Baby wipes.
Also please bring:
Paper Trimmer
Bone Folder
Dandelion Yellow Nuvo Drops
Black Glaze pen
Dylusions spray in Vanilla Custard anhd Mushy Peas
Ink blending tools and extra foams
Distress Ink or oxide in a yellow and green of your choice
Glaze pen in black






Pockets and Pages, Spring Layouts with Marcy

Pockets and Pages, Spring Layouts with Marcy

Bonnie started this class off with a winter theme and I am now doing the spring themed class. This is a mix of scrapbooking and pocket pages. It is a great way to combine scrapbooking and card making. The results are incredible and the memories you document will be appreciated for years to come.

Come join me in this spring themed class. Feel free to add your own flair to the pages after class. It is a lot of fun and you will be amazed at the products in your stash you can apply to this concept. You will make 4 back to back (8 pages total) pages and the class price includes the page protectors.

Bring a lunch or snack.

Date: Saturday April 7
Time: 10 am to 2 pm (ish)
Cost: $28

Call us at 250 769 1257 to register. Spots limited due to availability of the paper.

Kits available for this class at $32

Items to bring list to follow.







Stack a Stash featuring Color Burst!

Stack a Stash (back to tried and true name, but still quite technique based)!

Join us for an afternoon of Color Burst techniques. Please bring an apron and gloves (or wear something dark). Your hands will be stained when you leave!!!!

I am so excited about this class! We will be teaching 4 different techniques in this class. Denica will be teaching using a stencil (and it's negative image) and I will be teaching painting with Color Burst.

We will be making 4 cards, 2 of... each design. This is an incredible product that amazes everyone when they see the burst of colour when water is added to the powder.

We are now including sentiments on the inside of your cards! Choices will be available.

Date: Sunday March 25
Time: 1 to 3 pm
Cost: $24

Please call us at 250 769 1257 to register.

Kits not available for this class due to the technical nature of the cards, sorry.

Items to bring:
Nonstick craft mat. ***(We do require you always use this for any class to protect our tables).
Adhesives (dry, liquid, glue dots).
Dimensional adhesive (foam squares or foam tape).
Scotch tape.
Scissors.
Tweezers.
Baby wipes.

Items to bring if you have:
Paper towel (this is a fun but messy class)!
Gloves (ditto to above)!
Any Color Burst powders you may have.
Apron.



Sunday Funday with Nuvo Embellishment Mousse

Sunday Funday Featuring Nuvo embellishment mousse!  Come join us in making 2 all occasion cards and 2 Christmas cards using this amazing product that adds a subtle shimmer to your creations.

Date: Sunday, February 25
Time:  1 to 3 pm
Cost:  $24

Supplies to bring:
Basic tool kit
Ink blending tool and extra foams



Travelers Folio with Denica


We will be making this folio with lots of room for pictures and journeling using the Carta Bella paper line, Transatlantic Travel. This gorgeous paper will inspire the traveler in all of us!







Date: Saturday, March 17 & 
          Saturday, March 24
Time: 10:30 - 3:30 
Cost: $85.00

*Bring a lunch or snacks*

Items to bring:
- Non stick craft mat (We require this for all of our classes to protect our tables)
- basic tool kit
- paper trimmer
- TH Distress ink "Vintage Photo" and a blending tool and foam
- 9.5 mm Sookwang tape
- Undu (just in case)
- wet adhesive
- bone folder
- scissors
- baby wipes
- ruler
- brayer (if you have one), or whatever tool you use for burnishing large areas