Saturday, April 30, 2011

ABC's of Cricut, with Hazel


Has your new Cricut got you a little bewildered, not sure where to begin? Spend 2 to 3 hours with Hazel to familiarize yourself with the various possibilities that this great tool offers.
Date: Monday, May 23, 2011, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $20.00

DEF's of Scrapbooking, with Hazel


You now have the ABC's under your belt, but there's a whole confusing world of scrapbooking out there. What do I do now???

Take the DEF's of scrapbooking with Hazel and learn about the various embellishments, color choices and photo arrangements. This is a class to inspire you.

Bring a note book, pen and your camera.


Date: Thursday, May 19, 2011, 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $20.00

ABC's of Scrapbooking, with Hazel


For those of you who want to get started, this class covers some of the good basic techniques required. During this class you'll create a 2 page spread using these basics. Bring 8 to 10 photos of one event or subject.
Date
: Monday, May 16th, 2011, 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $20.00

May 2 Page Spread of the Month, with Hazel

These Happy Birthday pages are good for indoor or outdoor photos. You may customize your pages by indicating preferred words, colours, numbers, or embellishments. Bring photographs if you like. Please indicate your preferences, if any, when you register.

Date: Friday April 20, 2011 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $20.00

Multi-Purpose Card & Envelope, with Hazel

This accordion style card from SEI Couture line paper c/w Origami envelope is ideal for Mother's Day. However, it can easily be transformed into a "birthday", "thank-you" or just "thinking of you" card for some lucky lady in your life. Pick your date from the 2 available.
Dates: Tuesday, May 3, 2011 & Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Time: 6:30 - 9:00 pm
Cost: $15.00

SNEAK PEEK! Butterfly Garden Cards, with Maresa



Yup, I am one of the masses that has fallen in love with Pink Paislee Butterfly Garden. The collection is amazing! The colours are soft and pastoral, without being washed out and insipid.

I think they would make great Mother's Day cards. With this in mind, I am going to try to sneak in a class before then.

There will be more dates to follow, so stay tuned.

Date: Thursday May 5, 2011 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Cost: $25.00

Supplies to bring:

- basic tool kit
- wet glue, one that bonds well [ie. Fabri-Tac, Mono Multi or Scotch Quick-Dry]
- scissors suitable for detail cutting
- ink blending tool
- ink blending foams, 2 is recommended
- scotch tape
- pop dots
- baby wipes and paper towel, we will be getting inky! [and latex gloves if you want to save your manicure]

Recommended to bring: [These are items that IF you should have them, please bring them.]

- non- stick craft mat
- TH Distress Inks Peeled Paint and Pumice Stone
- Black dye ink pad
- Gold pigment pad
- White pigment pad
- UTEE
- a glass mat, or heat resistant board or tile
- embossing gun w/ a long[ish] extension cord [I will provide power bars to plug into]
- mini mister w/ water

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Handmade Flowers Part I with Charmagne



Just when you thought you had enough techniques in your pocket... Come and discover a whole new avenue of papercrafting with Charmagne. Learn how to make six beautiful handmade flowers using various punches and shaping techniques. Each flower is on it's own little 3x3 card with "how to" instructions inside. Flowers for this session include roses, hydrangeas, pansies, poppies, hibiscus and cosmos. This is the first of a two part series to keep you making your own unique paper flowers all summer long! Sign up now...one class has already sold out!

Date: Sunday, May 15, 2011
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Only a few spots left!
Time: 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Sold Out!
Cost: $18

Supplies Needed:
  • Blending Tool and clean blending foams
  • Craft mat
  • Distress inks in Broken China or Tumbled Glass, Shabby Shutters or Peeled Paint, Scattered Straw or Mustard Seed, Firebrick Red or Barn Door, Walnut Stain or Vintage Photo, Tattered Rose or Victorian Velvet, Faded Jean and Dusty Concord (highlighted colours are actual colours used but other suggested colours will work)
  • Perfect Pearls in Perfect Pearl
  • clear drying glue
  • Glossy Accents
  • Clear star gel glitter pen
  • Paint brush
  • Tweezers
  • glitter pen with a rounded cap
  • mini mister or other spritz bottle filled with water

Monday, April 11, 2011

Bohemian Birds Cards, with Maresa








As always, the rich, vibrant prints from Graphic 45 make my heart happy! ;) This card class pairs Le Cirque papers with fabulous Hero Arts stamps, plus a myriad of fun embellishments to create a visual treat.

I will be showing everybody an awesome inking technique that takes no time at all, and creates the impression of watercolour painting.

Date: Tuesday April 19, 2011 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. FULL
Thursday April 28, 2011 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $22.00

Supplies to bring:

- basic tool kit
- scissors suitable for detail cutting
- ink blending tool
- ink blending foams, 5 - 6 is recommended
- scotch tape
- pop dots
- baby wipes and paper towel, we will be getting inky! [and latex gloves if you want to save your manicure]

Recommended to bring: [These are items that IF you should have them, please bring them.]

- non- stick craft mat
- TH Distress Inks Wild Honey, Vintage Photo, Rusty Hinge, Barn Door, Faded Jeans, Peeled Paint and Old Paper
- Black dye ink pad
- white embossing powder
- embossing gun w/ a long[ish] extension cord [I will provide power bars to plug into]
- mini mister w/ water

April Card Challenge: Keeping It Simple with Charmagne





Keep it simple. A small sentence with such a huge meaning. These cards capture the essence of simple, clean paper crafting. Come and play with Distress Inks and embossing folders to create beautiful backgrounds without the use of any patterned papers. Finish off these beauties with your choice of five sentiments from Unity Stamps.

Date: Thursday, April 21, 2011
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Cost: $22

Supplies Needed:
  • Craft Mat
  • Blending Tool and clean Foamies
  • Fine detail Tweezers
  • Clear drying glue
  • Distress Inks in Shabby Shutters, Tattered Rose, Broken China, Milled Lavender, Brushed Corduroy
  • Liquid Pearls in Bisque, Pink or Platinum
  • Your favourite embossing folders

Sunday, April 10, 2011

April Layout Challenge: Keeping It Simple with Charmagne



Patterned paper comes in all textures, colours and themes. Scrapbooking your memories with patterned paper easily captures the mood and events that are in your photos. So what do you do if you take that patterned paper away? Join Charmagne as she guides you through creating a double page layout without patterned paper. Explore the use of dies, punches and ink to create your own "patterns" and backgrounds. These layouts are great for focusing the eye on the photo... the most important part of your layout.

Date: Sunday, April 17, 2011
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Cost: $18 Please note: This price has dropped!

Supplies Needed:
  • Brushed Cordoroy, Broken China, Shabby Shutters Distress Inks
  • Blending tool and clean foams
  • Craft mat (if you have one)
  • Clear drying glue
  • Embossing Stylus (if you have one)
  • Pop dots and glue dots
  • Liquid Pearls in Bisque (if you have it)
  • Fine detail tweezers
  • Foam mat (if you have one)

Friday, April 8, 2011

ABC's of Copic Markers, with Maresa



Copic markers are all the craze, and here's your chance to learn all about them. This is a workshop-style class where you will learn the basic colour techniques of Copics, as well as paper and ink selection, colouring techniques, blending techniques and refilling your pens. You will also be exploring advanced techniques that you can use with these pens, like how to colour direct ink onto rubber, airbrushing, blender solution techniques, mixed media, and more!

Tons of handouts will be emailed to class registrants. [And this is a good thing! You will be learning so much in this class that information will be leaking out of your head by class end. ;)]

Maresa is a certified Copic Marker designer.



Date: Wednesday April 13, 2011 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $30.00

Supplies: None are required, however if you have your own Copic Markers, please feel free to bring them. [Clearly labeling your pens is recommended.]

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Club Kid's Spring/ Easter Mobiles, with Hazel






Come make these attractive spring/Easter mobiles. Class includes stamping, wet embossing and painting with brush pens. Try this unique method of assembling mobiles and you can make your own originals. We add beads, bows and bling to these! They will make great gifts or you can hang them for your own enjoyment. Adults welcome!


Date: Wednesday April 13, 2011 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $15.00

April 2 Page Spread of the Month, with Hazel


This beautiful paper (Couture line from SEI) lends itself well to any subject. Several prints are layered with two matching plains to make this "friends" spread. Join us!

Date: Friday, April 15, 2011 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $20.00

SNEAK PEEK! Bohemian Birds Cards, with Maresa




As always, the rich, vibrant prints from Graphic 45 make my heart happy! ;) This card class pairs Le Cirque papers with fabulous Hero Arts stamps, plus a myriad of fun embellishments to create a visual treat.

I will be showing everybody an awesome inking technique that takes no time at all, and creates the impression of watercolour painting.

NOTE: This class requires that you bring at least one ink blending tool, and several ink blending foams.

Please stay tuned for more details.

Monday, April 4, 2011

Fancy Folds Cards, with Annette







Easter is the theme for this class. The papers used are from Echo Park Paper (the Springtime line) and work with 3 different card designs. The first is a Flowerpot, the second a Double Gatefold and then a 4-Sided Folded card.

Supplies: Basic kit, Spun Sugar Distress Ink, ink applicator handle and foam pad.

Date: Wednesday, April 13, 2011 10:00am - 1:00pm
Saturday, April 16th, 2011 10:00am - 1:00pm
Sunday, April 17th, 2011 10:00am - 1:00pm

Price: $22.50