Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Big Shot Projects with Annette




In this class you will use the Big Shot for all 3 projects - a glitter card, a stenciled card and a gift card holder. The Glitter Butterfly will show you how to use any image cut from your Big Shot with glitter with the next step from Peel-offs. This technique will give you another great use for your dies. Both of the other projects use dies from the Mariaane design Creatables line. The bird card will focus on embossing and stenciling, while the gift card holder will feature the tip for how to use intricate dies and successfully remove the image and all pieces from the die itself.

Supplies to bring: basic kit, craft mat, fine tip tweezers, sharp craft knife, glitter magnet cloth, applicator felts and handle, sponges for inking, corner rounder punch. Distress Inks: Walnut Stain, Peeled Paint and Broken China.

Dates: Wednesday, June 8th, 10:00am to 1:00pm
Saturday, June 11th, 10:00am to 1:00pm
Sunday, June 12th, 10:00am to 1:00pm

Cost: $22.500 pm

Vintage SteamPunk Canvas with Heather



You will get down right inky and grungy with this project! We will use Alcohol Inks, Metal Tape, Tim Holtz Dies, Embossing Powders, Distress Inks, Tons of Vintage Findings and more on a 7x14 canvas. ALL supplies included.

Students please bring a basic tool kit of scissors, adhesives, paper trimmer.
Distress Inks or other favorites if you have...I only have a limited selection. By all means bring your favorite colours!
If you have a craft mat, heat gun, blending tools or sponges, favorite vintage stamps you would like to incorporate, please bring them. Also, if you have any vintage trinkets or ephemera you wish to use on the canvas, bring it along! I encourage you to make it your OWN!
There is a ton of inking so if you have a buddy to share inks with all the better. You might also want to wear rubber gloves?

Time:
Saturday, June 11, 7:00pm to 9:30pm
Cost: $40.00
Place: Westbank Lions Hall,
2466 Main S

Whimsical Mixed Media Canvas with Heather




You will create an 8 X 10 canvas full of life and colour with Heather. You will learn new and creative techniques using numerous mediums.

Supplies to bring: basic tool kit with scissors, black Staz-on ink pad, craft mat and heat tool if you have one.

Time: Sunday, June 12, 1:30pm - 430 pm.
Cost: $35.00
Place: Westbank Lions Hall,
2466 Main St.

Up-Cycled Vintage Keepsake Album with Kelli



Have you seen the newest way to recycle those older books? Join Kelli in turning a vintage hardcover book into a beautiful "new" keepsake album using Echo Park's eclectic For the Record line. All supplies included. Kelli has been published in Card and Scrapbooks Etc. magazines. Look for her in upcoming issues of Cricut magazine!
*Please note your finished project will not be exactly like the example due to availability of vintage books.

Supplies to bring: basic tool kit with your scissors, adhesives and paper trimmer.

Time: Sunday, June 12th, 9:00am to 11:30am
Cost: $40.00
Place: Westbank Lions Hall, 2466 Main St, West Kelowna

Mixed MediaHome Decor Canvas with Heather



Have you ever wanted to try your hand at Mixed Media Art? It is not as difficult as you may think! Join Heather as she walks you through the steps to creat your very own canvas. You will incorporate several art mediums like Mod Podge, various inks, paint, and more using stencils, stamps, masks and rub-ons. Fun - Fun - Fun!

Supplies to bring: basic tool kit with scissors, black Staz-on ink pad, craft mat and heat tool if you have one.

Time: Saturday, June 11, 1:30pm to 4:00pm
Cost: $40.00
Place: Westbank Lions Hall, 2466 Main St, West Kelowna

Sunday, May 29, 2011

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: Monday, June 20, 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
: Tuesday June 14, 2011 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $20.00

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: Thursday June 23, 2011 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $20.00

Diamond Grad Card, with Hazel

It's graduation time again. For that special graduate in your life, here is a unique grad card. Make it specific to him or her by placing a recent picture in the center. (Envelope included).

Date: Monday June 13, 2011 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $15.00

Gone Fishing Father's Day Card, with Hazel

For those of you who missed Iris Folding try this fishing Father's Day card. You'll love this paper folding technique and you can use it with many different patterns available in books and on the web for a wide variety of great cards. (Envelope included).

Date: Tuesday June 7, 2011 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $15.00

June 2 Page Spread of the Month, with Hazel

This lovely rose, wood & lace paper by Dream Kuts lends itself to a wide variety of subjects / events with just a few embellishments. I have incorporated lace, ribbon, embossed paper & Stickles. You'll love this layout for wedding, graduation, birthday. Christmas, anniversary or heritage.

Date: Thursday June 9, 2011 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $20.00


Saturday, May 21, 2011

SNEAK PEEK! Just For Him Cards, with Maresa






With Father's Day and Grad coming up chances are you just might need some manly cards for those special guys in your life, but it's a challenge to make cards when you can't pretty things up with ribbons and flowers. :)

Tons of stamp, dies, embossing folders, inking, layering - and a few surprises, all come together to create a set of cards that are designed to fit any occasion.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Copic Certification Class with Sherrie Siemens



A standard copic certification is coming to Kelowna and now is open to the public! This is your chance to learn everything you wish to know about the markers in an all day workshop! The instructor is Sherrie Siemens, she is the regional instructor in Canada for Copic. You will find her art on her blog www.cardcreme.com
You may want to take advantage of this opportunity!
Here is a little about the class:

Kelowna,BC June 4, 2011 (9am-4pm)

Ramada Hotel Kelowna

2170 Harvey Ave

Kelowna,BC V1Y 6G8

The Copic Certification Class encompasses education of the most important aspects of Copic's product lines and includes hands-on education of product knowledge, blending techniques, answers to common problems and how to test and select your inks and papers. We will show you how to demonstrate, teach and sell Copic products. You will receive a complete curriculum filled with a 68 page manual, techniques and class instructions, as well as a teacher’s kit of products for demonstration (11 Copic products valued at $85.00 US MSRP) which includes one of each type of product from these lines. You will have an opportunity to use all of these products hands-on as we cover their function and differences between each one.

You will learn about three common mistakes and how to identify, test and use your materials.

You will learn four different blending techniques.

You will learn how to create texture and erase mistakes

You will learn how the markers are labeled - with what I personally like to refer to as The Copic Periodic Table of Colors.

You will learn how to choose colors that work well together from the Copic Color Wheel - which I personally refer to as the Galaxy of Copic Colors.

You will have an opportunity to airbrush with both the ABS-1 and the Air Compressor / ABS-3 setup and understand how each works.

Application go through Copic's head office you can download them off of the copic website:

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

May Challenge Layout: Creative Journalling, with Charmagne





Summer days are filled with sunshine, bright sand pails with shovels and everything is in full bloom. Echo Park's new paper line Summer Days perfectly captures the height of summer! Come and create a two page layout with secret hidden journaling blocks so you can record all those precious memories for generations to relive through your pages. Play with various liquid pearls to enhance and bring focus to important spaces on your layout and most importantly...meet some new people and have fun!

Date: Sunday, May 29, 2011
Time: 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $22.00

Supplies Needed:
  • Basic kit
  • Glue Dots/Pop Dots
  • Distress Inks in Broken China, Scattered Straw, Peeled Paint
  • Tweezers
  • Glossy Accents
  • Bone Folder
  • Liquid Pearls in Petal Pink, Cantaloupe, Baby Blue, White Opal, Ruby Red, Buttercup, Lavendar Lace (if you have them)

Monday, May 2, 2011

Spring Accordian Card Keeper, with Charmagne




All of us here at Memories and More are absolutely in love with Pink Paislee's new Butterfly Garden papers and embellishments! Come and join Charmagne in this class to create this unique little book filled with beautiful all occasion cards. This little book is held together with a cute butterfly clasp and hand dyed ribbon. Give as a gift or use these beautiful mini cards for gift toppers or Random Acts of Kindness to friends and neighbours.

Date: Sunday, May 22, 2011
Time: 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $26

Supplies Needed:
  • strong double sided tape (Sookwang preferred)
  • Versamark (if you have it)
  • Clear drying glue
  • Liquid Pearl in Bisque or Pink
  • Distress inks in Vintage Photo, Tattered Rose and Scattered Straw
  • Bone folder
  • Sharp detail scissors

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.

Another class packed full of techniques! These cards incorporate UTEE, shrink plastic, embedded embossing, diffusion, ribbon dying, and dry embossing, to name a few. [And of course, we will be inking like mad fools. :)]

Date: Thursday May 5, 2011 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday May 18, 2011 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Thursday May 26, 2011 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 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

Joseph's Coat, with Annette





In this class, we will be exploring 3 different ways of achieving “Joseph’s Coat”, which is essentially a resist technique which reveals a myriad of colours.

Date: Saturday May 14, 2011 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday May 18, 2011 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Sunday May 29, 2011 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Cost: $20.00
Supplies to bring:
· Basic Kit (please add a Ranger Craft Sheet to your basic kit)
· Brayer
· Finger Daubers, sponge pieces or cosmetic sponges
· dried up “wet wipe” (non-alcohol)
· Versamark inkpad
· Anti-static pad (“embossing buddy”)
· corner rounder punch
If you have:
· Kaleidacolour Stamp Pads – Blue Breeze, Desert Heat
· StazOn Stamp Pads - Forest Green, Azure, Royal Purple
· Memento Stamp Pad – Tuxedo Black

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Uncaged Too, with Bonnie








This was such a fun, popular class the first time I offered it, it sold out, so it is being offered again.

I have changed the papers and the colors but kept the beautiful texture and “bird” theme of these cards.

We will distress, ink and shape paper to create these beauties! Punches, metallic rubs, dies, embossing folders, inks and crackle combined with the beautiful “Botanical” papers from Prima will be used.

Every skill level welcome!

Date: Thursday May 26, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Cost: $22.00

Supplies to bring:
• Basic tool kit
• Distress tool
• Ink blending tool or tools if you have more than one
• Ink blend foams 4 or 5
• Tweezers
• Pop dots
• Liquid glue such as Tombow mono multi
• Non stick craft mat
• Distress inks:
-pumice stone OR frayed burlap
-worn lipstick
-peeled paint
-faded jeans (if you have it) not used very much and you can share mine
Note: there is a lot of inking in this class and it is recommended to have your own distress inks or share with a friend. I will make mine available of course, but “sharing” will take awhile
• Stylus if you have one (has a round ball on the ends for shaping paper) or a couple of paint brushes, they will work too.