Monday, February 25, 2013

Occasionally Ready Cards, with Julie


Be ready for many upcoming occasions with this bright and springy card class using Crate Paper's Little Bo Peep line.  




Each card will be created with the new Spellbinder's die templates that are about to hit the shelves!  The JustRite stamps bring a gorgeous greeting to accompany your beautiful cards!  Come join in as we stack, stencil and glitter up these Spring cards!

Occasionally Ready Cards
with Julie

Date:  Tuesday, March 26th
Time:  1-4pm
Cost:  $22.00


Supplies:  Ink - Ranger:  Frayed Burlap, Scattered Straw; Distress Marker - Scattered Straw; Ink Blending Tool (if you have one,) Craft Mat, Glue Pen, Wet and Dry Adhesive, Foam Dots, Glue Dots

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Vintage Travel Cards, with Maresa







A match made in heaven!  Tim Holtz inks, stains, pens, dies, and texture fades etc. have been paired with awesome Hero Arts stamps to create cards that will be great to give to the guys in your life.  Birthdays, anniversaries, Father's Day, you name it, these cards can be adapted to fit all those special occasions.

Each card features a different background technique, and of course we'll show you how to customize "plain" embellishments so that your ribbons, twine, buttons etc. all match your colour scheme.

Dates:  Friday March 15, 2013
Time:  6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Cost:  $25
 OR
Date:  Monday March 18, 2013
Time:  9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Cost:  $25

Supplied Needed: [Please remember to labels all your supplies with your name!]
  • basic kit including pop dots, glue dots, clear drying glue, an ink blending tool with AT LEAST 4 blending foams, mini mister [or small spray bottle], and scissors
  • Glossy Accents, black waterproof DYE ink [such as Ranger Archival Jet Black] and a craft mat is highly recommended
  • A roll of paper towels, baby wipes and gloves if you don't want your hands messy!
IF you have the following, please feel free to bring them along:
  • an embossing gun, with an extension cord w/ a glass mat or heat resistant surface
  • Distress ink pads:  Bundled Sage, Iced Spruce, Vintage Photo, Wild Honey, Gathered Twigs & Stormy Sky
  • Distress stains:  Bundled Sage, Iced Spruce, Vintage Photo, Brushed Corduroy
  • Distress markers: Bundled Sage, Weathered Wood

Friday, February 22, 2013

March Layout Challenge: Dylusion Sprays, Lumiere Paints and Mixed Media



Get ready to get those fingers inky and sticky!  This layout class is all about getting down and dirty with sprays, paints, gesso and embossing paste.  Come and try out Dyan Reavely sprays while creating multi surface backgrounds for your photo layout. This is a technique laden class is made for all skill levels. Each layout will be very different depending on your colour choice and design.  Please wear an old shirt when you come to play...this is a messy class!

Date:  Saturday, March 2, 2013
Time:  10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Cost:  $22

Supplied Needed:
  • basic kit including pop dots, clear drying glue, paint brush, mini mister, black fineliner pen, flat palette knife
  • TH Distress Marker in Picket Fence
  • Glossy Accents
  • A collection of stamps either clear or woodmount (I will have some also)
  • gloves if you don't want your hands messy!

Saturday, February 16, 2013

Butterflies Cards, with Bonnie







The spring colours of the beautiful Pebbles papers and all the new Memory Box dies we have in the store, inspired these butterfly/flower creations.
These all occasion cards showcase shaped flowers and interesting folds using dies, punches and a little bling.  We will be stamping with background stamps and heat embossing on vellum.
The recipient of these gorgeous cards will feel as though they are receiving a special treasure; if you can stand to give them away.

Date and Time:

Monday, March 4, 2013
6:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Cost:  $22.00

Supplies Needed:
  • Basic tool kit with wet and dry adhesives, pop dots, glue dots
  • Tweezers
  • Tim Holtz distressed Ink pad – Weathered Wood
  • Non stick craft mat
  • Ink blending tool & foam
  • Distressing tool (if you have)
  • McGill flower shaping tool kit and mat (if you have)
  • Glossy Accents (if you have)

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

February Stack A Stash, with Bonnie





This class has been so popular, we have added a new time.  We are now offering a morning class as well as the always full afternoon class.

What is Stack A Stash? Are you one of those people who, come November, are completely stressed out because Christmas is coming and you haven't even contemplated starting your Christmas cards? How about those last minute Birthday cards, do you have spares on hand?
Once a month we will be offering Stack A Stash, each month hosted by a different instructor. In these classes we will be making easy cards that can be adapted to any paper or sentiments.
These classes will be shorter, so that busy people will have a better chance of fitting them into their schedules. The class will always be the last Sunday of each month, so you can know well ahead of time when the classes will be offered. We will always do one Christmas card, and one all occasion card, but will do TWO of each design for a total of 4 cards per class.
Come to one class, or attend as many as you want.  All skill levels welcome.
Date: Sunday, February 24, 2013

Times:  10:00 am to 12:00 pm
and          1:00 pm to 3:00 pm  (FULL)

Cost: $18.00
Supplies to bring:
Basic Tool kit; wet and dry adhesives, glue dots, pop dots
Tweezers
Non stick craft mat
Ink blending tool with foam
Tim Holtz Distress Ink - Vintage Photo
Glossy Accents (if you have)
McGill flower shaping kit and mat (if you have) 

Monday, February 11, 2013

Graphic 45 February Calendar Page with Charmagne




PLEASE NOTE:  DATE AND TIME CHANGE AND MORE CONVENIENT CLASS FORMAT!!

Graphic 45 has always had a knack for capturing that vintage feel and the "Moments in Time" paper line is no exception!  Join me on the third Saturday of each month to create a stunning calendar using these beautiful Graphic 45 papers to make a 2014 calendar that will be completed just in time for Christmas!  This calendar will be so beautiful, you will not want to give it away! We will be having a few "catch up" classes throughout the year for those of you who have started late or miss a class or two!

Date:  Saturday, February 23, 2013
Time:  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Cost:  $15
Note:  Class fee covers everything needed to complete the 12x12 layout.  The Graphic 45 Easel may be purchased at Memories & More.  Ask us for more info!

Supplies:
  • Basic Kit including glue dots, pop dots, wet and dry adhesives
  • Tim Holtz Distress Ink, Gathered Twig or Walnut Stain
  • Blending Tool and clean foam
  • Craft Mat (if you have one)
  • Exacto Knife and mat or fine detail scissors
  • Clear Star gel pen
  • Crop-A-Dile (if you have one)





Thursday, February 7, 2013

February Capturing Kids Layout with Charmagne




I can always tell when I'm itching for Springtime because I start pulling out all the bold, bright colours!  This month's layout features Crate Paper's Little Boy Blue or Little Bo Peep lines...adorable!  Come and create a layout for a little boy or girl using banners, cut outs and punches. This class is great for beginners or seasoned veterans...see you there!  Upon registration, please indicate whether you would like a "boy"  or "girl" layout.

Date:  Sunday, February 17, 2013
Time:  4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Cost:  $22

Supplies Needed:

  • Basic kit including pop dots, glue dots and double sided tape
  • Distressing tool
  • Tweezers
  • 5 photos 

Friday, February 1, 2013

ABC's of Scrapbooking, with Hazel


Do you want to get your precious photos out of the shoe box or off your computer? For those of you who want to get started, this class covers some of the basic techniques required. During this class you'll create a 2 page spread while learning how to crop and mat your photos. Please bring 8 to 10 photos of one event or subject to class.

Date:  Tuesday, February 5th, 2013
12:30 - 3:00 pm
&
Thursday, February 14th, 2013
 6:30 - 9:00 pm
Cost: $20.00

DEF's of Scrapbooking with Hazel

 


You now have the ABCs under your belt, but there's a whole confusing world of scrapbooking out there. What do I do now??? Take the DEFs of scrapbooking with Hazel and learn about the various embellishments, colour choices and photo arrangements. This is a class to inspire you. Bring a note book, pen and your camera.

Date: Thursday, February 7, 2013
12:30 - 3:00PM
&
Monday, February 18, 2013
6:30 - 9:00 PM
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: Monday, February 11, 2013
6:30 - 9:00 pm
&
Thursday, February 21, 2013
12:30 - 3:00 pm
Cost: $20.00

2 Page Spread of the Month with Hazel


 

This 2 page spread features Echo Park's Romance line.  I used it for a birthday spread but it can be used for Valentines, anniversary or little girl pages.  This layout features combination of prints and plains in layers, double matted photos & clear embossed embellishments.

Date: Friday, February 22, 2013

Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Cost: $20.00