Saturday, October 29, 2011

SNEAK PEEK! Timspirational 12 Tags of Christmas Part 2, with Maresa

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Part 2 is coming soon! More details to follow! Registering early is recommended.

Dates: Thursday November 17, 2011 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Friday November 18, 2011 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Cost: $25.00

Black and White Christmas, with Annette








This month’s classes feature the creation of 5 black and white, with a hint of silver, Christmas cards.
Dates and Times:
  • Wednesday, November 16, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Saturday, November 19, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Sunday, November 20, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Cost : $25.00
Supplies:
  • Basic Kit
  • “Embossing Buddy” (anti-static bag)
  • fine-tip glue pen

Friday, October 21, 2011

Shakers Card Class, with Bonnie





Snow globe lovers, this class is for you! Join me to create these playful, whimsical cards. We will be using acetate, foam, die cuts and flower soft to complete these” cuties’. Experienced, as well as beginner card makers, will enjoy this class. So much fun!
Dates:
Tuesday, November 8, 10:00 am -1:00 pm
Thursday, November 10, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Cost $22.00
Supplies to bring:
Basic tool kit including clear drying glue such as mono multi
Sharp fine tipped scissors or cutting mat and xacto knife with sharp blade
Pop dots
Glue dots
Quickie glue pen (fine tipped glue pen)
“Clear Star” gell pen (if you have)
2” Fantastix” coloring tools (if you have)
Foam blending tool
Craft mat
Tim Holtz distress inks: Chipped Sapphire
Markers for coloring like Tombows

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Timspirational 12 Tags of Christmas Pt. 1, with Maresa

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Every year customers ask me to do 12 Tags, "like Tim does!" Every year I say, "Why mess with a good thing!" This year Memories and More is celebrating All Things Tim with a series of tag classes that recreate, as faithfully as we can in a class setting, a selection of 12 tags spanning four years of 12 Tags of Christmas.

The classes will be covering a myriad of Tim's products and a slew of techniques on how to use them in new and innovative ways. To help you start [continue?] your collection of All Things Tim, Memories and More will be offering class participants a 20% discount on Tim products. In addition to the fabulous selection of stock we already have on hand, you will be able to special order product, and put your name down to pre-order the new releases.

So if you are one of the masses that has always wanted to make tags just like Tim, but don't have all the stuff and things needed to do it, here is your chance. Take one class, or take them all!

Class #1 - 4 tags
Date: Saturday October 22, 2011 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. OR
Friday October 28, 2011 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Cost: $25.00

Supplies to bring:

- Basic tool kit
- glue dots
- Mono Multi glue [or a clear-drying brand]
- Stickles, a clear variety like Rock Candy, Crystal, Star Dust etc.
- Glossy Accents
- Ink blending tool[s]
- 10 blending foams
- 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.]

- Tim Holtz Distress Inks: Barn Door, Forest Moss, Stormy Sky, Tumbled Glass, Faded Jeans, Aged Mahogany, Walnut Stain, Vintage Photo, Crushed Olive, Frayed Burlap & Pumice Stone
- Black dye pad
- non-stick craft mat
- embossing gun w/ extension cord
- a tile or glass mat [for use with embossing gun]
- opaque white pen

Saturday, October 15, 2011

SNEAK PEEK! Timspirational 12 Tags of Christmas, with Maresa

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Every year customers ask me to do 12 Tags, "like Tim does!" Every year I say, "Why mess with a good thing!" This year Memories and More is celebrating All Things Tim with a series of tag classes that recreate, as faithfully as we can in a class setting, a selection of 12 tags spanning four years of 12 Tags of Christmas.

The classes will be covering a myriad of Tim's products and a slew of techniques on how to use them in new and innovative ways. To help you start [continue?] your collection of All Things Tim, Memories and More will be offering class participants a 20% discount on Tim products. In addition to the fabulous selection of stock we already have on hand, you will be able to special order product, and put your name down to pre-order the new releases.

So if you are one of the masses that has always wanted to make tags just like Tim, but don't have all the stuff and things needed to do it, here is your chance. Take one class, or take them all!

Class #1 - 4 tags
Date: Saturday October 22, 2011 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. OR
Friday October 28, 2011 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Cost: $25.00

Class #2 - 4 tags
Date: Sunday November 6, 2011 4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. OR
Thursday November 17, 2011 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Cost: $25.00

Class #3 - 4 tags
Date: Sunday December 4, 2011 4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. OR
Thursday December 8, 2011 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Cost: $25.00

12 Cards of Christmas, with Memories & More


Stay tuned for the full reveal of the cards, for Kit #2, on November 1st!



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Memories and More is pleased to offer you a quick and easy way to kick off your Christmas card-making season.

Join us in November as Gina, Maresa, Bonnie and Charmagne debut a series of three kits, totaling twelve beautiful cards, that we laughingly call Instructor in a Bag. Starting November 1st, continuing November 25th and finishing November 29th we will release three kits, each kit consisting of four cards.

Each kit features a different paper line, and we have coordinated stamps, Nesties and embellishments to match. Each instructor has made one card per kit, so you will get four completely different takes on the materials used. The kits will contain all the paper pieces, pre-stamped/embossed images, die cuts etc. that you need to make the cards, so all you need to do is assemble. You will also receive a tutorial for each card, complete with photos, the "recipe" and a list of the supplies used in that particular card.

As an token of appreciation, anybody purchasing all three kits will receive a coupon. This is a one time coupon worth 20% off your entire purchase, to be used at Memories and More, and will be valid until December 24, 2011. [Sale items are excluded from this offer.]

All three kits will be available for mail order, for a small fee of $2.50 per kit

Date: Kit #1 will be available for pick up, or mailing, on Tuesday November 1, 2011
Deadline for ordering kits is 5:30 p.m. on Saturday October 29, 2011
Cost: $20.00 per kit

Stay tuned for the full reveal of the cards, for Kit #2, on November 1st!
Kit #2 will be available for pick up, or mailing, on Tuesday November 15, 2011
Deadline for ordering kits is 5:30 p.m. on Saturday November 12, 2011Cost: $20.00 per kit

Stay tuned for the full reveal of the cards, for Kit #3, on November 15th!
Kit #3 will be available for pick up, or mailing, on Tuesday November 29, 2011
Deadline for ordering kits is 5:30 p.m. on Saturday November 26, 2011
Cost: $20.00 per kit

Supplies Needed:

- Basic tool kit
- pop dots
- mini glue dots
- sanding sponge or block
- Silver pigment pad/Cat's eye, or Silver Krylon pen
- Tim Holtz Distress inks Broken China & Pumice Stone
- ink blending tool & non-stick craft sheet is recommended



Monday, October 10, 2011

SNEAK PEEK! 12 Cards of Christmas, with Gina, Maresa, Bonnie and Charmagne



Stay tuned for the full reveal of the cards, for Kit #1, on October 15th!





Memories and More is pleased to offer you a quick and easy way to kick off your Christmas card-making season.

Join us in November as Gina, Maresa, Bonnie and Charmagne debut a series of three kits, totaling twelve beautiful cards, that we laughingly call Instructor in a Bag. Starting November 1st, continuing November 25th and finishing November 29th we will release three kits, each kit consisting of four cards.

Each kit features a different paper line, and we have coordinated stamps, Nesties and embellishments to match. Each instructor has made one card per kit, so you will get four completely different takes on the materials used. The kits will contain all the paper pieces, pre-stamped/embossed images, die cuts etc. that you need to make the cards, so all you need to do is assemble. You will also receive a tutorial for each card, complete with photos, the "recipe" and a list of the supplies used in that particular card.

As an token of appreciation, anybody purchasing all three kits will receive a coupon. This is a one time coupon worth 20% off your entire purchase, to be used at Memories and More, and will be valid until December 24, 2011. [Sale items are excluded from this offer.]

All three kits will be available for mail order, for a small fee of $2.50 per kit

Date: Kit #1 will be available for pick up, or mailing, on Tuesday November 1, 2011
Deadline for ordering kits is 5:30 p.m. on Saturday October 29, 2011
Cost: $20.00 per kit

Stay tuned for the full reveal of the cards, for Kit #2, on November 1st!
Kit #2 will be available for pick up, or mailing, on Tuesday November 15, 2011
Deadline for ordering kits is 5:30 p.m. on Saturday November 12, 2011Cost: $20.00 per kit

Stay tuned for the full reveal of the cards, for Kit #3, on November 15th!
Kit #3 will be available for pick up, or mailing, on Tuesday November 29, 2011
Deadline for ordering kits is 5:30 p.m. on Saturday November 26, 2011
Cost: $20.00 per kit

Supplies Needed:

In addition to your basic tool kit you will need to pop dots, glue dots, inks, Stickles and such. Complete details for Kit #1 will be provided on October 15, 2011

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Autumn Elegance Cards, with Bonnie





Fall is upon us, even though I think we got short changed on summer, and so starts our busy card making season. These beautiful cards will get you off to a great start.
We will be using the Big Shot and Spellbinders Nestabilities and my new favorite Tim Holtz Die “Autumn Gatherings”. Inking and paper shaping will complete this trio of all purpose cards.

New Date Added: Thursday October 20, 2011 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Date: Thursday October 6, 2011 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Cost: $20.00
Supplies to bring:
Basic Tool Kit
Pop Dots
Glue Dots
Craft Mat
Foam Blending Tool
Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Frayed Burlap OR Walnut, Wild Honey, Peeled Paint
Tombo Mono Multi or Glossy Accents
McGill Molding Mat - if you have one
McGill Stylus Tool Kit - if you have one
Gelly Roll Pen – Clear Star - if you have one

Dear Mr. Claus Cards, with Maresa




Cosmo Cricket has a new line of paper that just screams 1950's, and I found myself making some cute, simple cards with [*gasp*] almost no stamping. I know! You are wondering where the real Maresa is!

For those of you who are beginners, and may be just a little intimidated with the more advanced card classes, this will be right up your alley. We will be making three cards where the focal point will be dies or punches, so no stamping experience is necessary.

Date: Thursday October 13, 2011 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Sunday October 16, 2011 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Cost: $20.00

Supplies to bring:

Basic Tool Kit
Pop dots
Glue dots

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

Non stick craft mat
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Brushed Corduroy
Ink Blending tool

Dates To Remember Too, with Maresa



LAST CHANCE TO TAKE THIS CLASS

Before you know it Christmas will be here, why not get a head start on your gift list? Everybody can use a helping hand to remember birthdays and anniversaries, and this little date reminder book is a great present for that hard to buy for person. [Mother-in-law, anyone? ;)]

Authentique has done a beautiful job with their new paper lines, and Unique certainly is lovely. This little book boasts a binding that remains, well...unique, to all the album techniques that I've taught to date. Pair the lovely prints with inking, punching, ribbons, flowers etc., and the finished result is an eye-pleaser.

This book is perpetual as, in addition to a full tutorial, I will provide a .pdf file of all the month pages.

Date: Wednesday October 26, 2011 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. FULL
Cost: 40.00

Supplies to bring:

Personal paper trimmer [with scoring blade if you don't own a Score Board]
Score Board
Pencil, ruler and white art eraser
Scissors
Pop dots
Glue dots
Double sided tape, 5mm and 1 sheet of 8"x 10-1/2"
Wet glue, such as Mono Multi
Bone folder
Ink blending tool w/ foams [three is recommended]
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pumice Stone [or your colour of choice]
Edger Punch, of choice
Black Sharpie marker, with a "big" tip
baby wipes and paper towel

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

Non stick craft mat
Corner chomper [one that will round CHIPBOARD]
Tim Holtz Tiny Attacher
Small craft hammer
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Black Soot

Out of Print Mini Album, with Maresa



LAST CHANCE TO TAKE THIS CLASS

Continuing my love affair with Basic Grey Out of Print paper... this little album is a marvel. It features all sorts of pockets, tags and flip pages that will fit 4"x6" photos, and the binding is constructed in such a way that your book won't "sit funny" when you fill it up. You won't believe how much you can put into it!

You will learn clever, but insanely simple, techniques that will allow you to modify, expand, and add to the basic design. Before you know it, you will be designing your own albums. There are no rules with this album, and each person will end up with an album that is unique to its creator. As usual there will be a complete tutorial, chock full of photos, for you to have for future use.

Date: Thursday October 27, 2011 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. ONLY 3 SEATS LEFT
Cost: $50.00

Supplies to bring:

Personal paper trimmer [with a scoring blade if you don't have a Score board]
Pencil, ruler and eraser
Score board
Edger punch, of your choice
Be Creative tape [double sided tape]
Hot Glue gun & extension cord [if you have]
Corner rounder [if desired]
Wet and dry adhesive
Scissors
Bone folder
Circle punch [1" - 1- 3/4"]

A snack and a beverage for break-time. This is a long class!

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: Saturday October 29, 2011 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 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.]

Monday, October 3, 2011

A Hint of A Silver Christmas Cards, with Charmagne




While children everywhere are thinking about their Halloween costumes...all of us over here at Memories & More are whistling Christmas songs! It's that time of year again to get a head start on your holiday cards. This class is a great opportunity to ink up your fingers and glitter up your day! Come and explore the possibilities with Echo Parks beautiful "Season's Greetings" line, Glitter Ritz, Tim Holtz embossing Folders, Inkadinkadoo stamps, Memory Box dies, sticky back foil and so much more!

Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Time: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost: $22

Supplies Needed:
  • Basic kit including pop dots, glue dots and clear drying glue
  • 5 mm double sided tape
  • Blending tool and clean foam
  • Craft mat (if you have it)
  • TH Distress Ink in Pumice Stone (if you have it)

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Create a Calendar (8"x8" session 1 of 4), with Hazel







Session 1 of 4 for the 8x8 create-a-calendar class. Learn some basic scrapbooking techniques and leave with a terrific, personalized calender for 2012. It will enhance your room or make a unique gift for someone special. Bring one or two photos for each month seasonally or match the monthly holiday. (See the sample calendar at the store for ideas.)
Note: Please bring your scrapbooking tools, adhesives, etc. if you have any.

Monday, October 31, 2011, (session 1 of 4) 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Cost: $75.00 (includes calendar)

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 & Time
: Wednesday, October 5, 2011 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Thursday, October 20, 2011 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Cost: $20.00

Dynamic Duo Christmas Cards, with Hazel



If you've been eying the "tri-fold" shutter card, here's your opportunity to add it to your repertoire! Not only that, you've got the "diamond fold" technique as well! Join Hazel for this double delight!

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

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 notebook, pen and your camera.
Date & Time: Monday, October 17, 2011 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $20.00

October 2 Page Spread of the Month, with Hazel


Trust BoBunny to wow us with hot fall colors! This spread will show off your best fall pictures. Get your cameras ready.

Date & Time: Wednesday, October 19, 2011 6:30 p.m. - 9:00p.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 & Time: Tuesday, October 25, 2011 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $20.00

Club Kid's Mobile Christmas, with Hazel

These three delightful, traditional mobiles make great Christmas decorations. They may also double as a gift card. Each one has its own "to:" "from:" tag.

Date: Thursday, October 27, 2011 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $15.00

A Blue and Silver Christmas, with Annette






The theme for this month is “A Blue and Silver Christmas”. Five cards will be featured with a variety of techniques. Three cards will involve glitter – one with Copic markers – and the remaining two will be stamping techniques.

Date: Saturday October 8, 2011 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday October 12, 2011 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Sunday October 16, 2011 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Cost: $25.00


To Bring:
  • basic kit
(remember that I will have all of the following for you to use, if you don’t have them)
  • glitter “things” – fine nosed tweezers. glitter mag, transfer tape, soft brush
  • sponge
  • embossing buddy