Wednesday, May 28, 2014

10th Anniversary Make and Take Day

Join us in celebrating Memories and More's 10th anniversary on June 7th.  Four instructors will each be teaching a tag using one of Prima's beautiful tag pads.  There will be a $10.00 registration fee, but it will be reimbursed in the form of a store credit for use on make and take day.  We're looking forward to a fun morning or afternoon to show our appreciation for you!

Date:  Saturday, June 7, 2014

Times:  10 am to 12:00 pm or
             12:30pm to 2:30 pm

Cost:  $10.00 (reimbursed in the form of a store credit on make and take day)

Supplies needed:

Frayed Burlap and Victorian Velvet distress ink pads.
Ink blending tools and craft mat.
Stardust Stickles.
Paper Blossom took kit and foam mat.
Basic tool kit to include pop dots, glue dots, wet and dry adhesives and sharp scissors for fussy cutting.


Monday, May 26, 2014

June Stack a Stash, with Charmagne







On the last Sunday of the month, we teach a card class called Stack A Stash and it is hosted by a different instructor each month.

In this class you will make two all occasion cards and two Christmas cards. This class is an awesome way to start a stash of cards, ready to have on hand when an occasion arises.

This month our stack a stash cards are too cute to pass up! Charmagne has created cards using My Favourite Things stamps and Graphic 45's By the Sea Collection.  Each kit will include both a colour copied image and a stamped image for your convenience. Learn how to stamp and cut patterned paper to fit your stamped images.  She will also be doing a quick demo of how to colour faces and skin using a variety of colouring mediums so bring your colouring tools!

All skill levels welcome!
Call the store to register 250-769-1257


Date:  Sunday, June 29, 2014

Times:  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
                          or
             1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Cost:  $18

Supplies Needed:


  • Basic kit including pop dots and fine liner glue pen, piercing tool and detail cutting scissors
  • Tim Holtz distress inks in Rusty Hinge, Iced Spruce and Broken Glass
  • Liquid Pearl in Black Onyx
  • Stickles in a clear sparkle colour
  • Snow Writer or white embossing paste
  • Colouring medium of your choice


Friday, May 23, 2014

10th Anniversary Crop!



This June, we are celebrating our 10th anniversary at the store, so we are hosting an extra special crop at the store!  To show appreciation to all of our wonderful customers, we will be offering a day of fun, prizes, a pizza lunch and lots of time to work on your projects!  If you would like to join us, please us at 250-769-1257 or drop by the store to register.

Date:  Saturday, June 14th
Time:  10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Cost:  On the house






Monday, May 12, 2014

Manly Man Cards, with Bonnie







Coming up with masculine card ideas can sometimes be a challenge when there are so many pretty feminine papers, dies and stamps in the store.

With Father’s Day just around the corner, I wanted to create some ”man” cards you will be happy to have on hand. You choose the sentiments you want.

These four masculine cards include some stamping, heat embossing, shrink art, eyelets, as well as different ways to fold the cards.

My favorite is the gear box card. It will fold flat and fit in an A2 size envelope for easy mailing!

You won’t want to miss this class!

Call the store to register 250-769-1257

Dates:
Thursday, June 5, 2014
6:00 pm to 9:30 pm
OR
Sunday, June 8, 2014
11:00 am to 2:20 pm

Cost: $22.00

Supplies to bring to class;

  • Basic tool kit including pop dots, glue dots
  • Tweezers
  • Bone folder
  • Non stick craft mat
  • Ink blending tool & extra foams
  • Tim Holtz distress inks; Gathered Twigs, Weathered Wood
  • Distress tool for distressing paper edges
  • White pencil crayon such as Prisma Colour and a sharpener
  • Gel Pen; Clear Star
  • Metallic Rub-Ons (If you have; I used Color Kit #1 and I will have a few sets available for student use)

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Crop

We are moving the Pocket Scrapbooking date to the second Saturday of the month starting with this months' crop.  Also, there will no longer be a page kit, but you will have all day to scrapbook at the store!  It's a perfect time to work on your pages in a relaxed and inspiring setting!

 Included in the fee will be supplies to create a special pocket or journaling block.   Special discounts will also be offered during the crop to all participants.  Please bring a lunch and snacks.

Date:  Saturday, May 10, 2014
Time:  10am to 5:00pm
Cost:  $5.00

Sunday, May 4, 2014

By The Sea All Occasion Cards, with Maresa





We will be water colouring Tim Holtz's beautiful nautical theme stamps, using a paper stock that you probably haven't used before.  The results are amazing, and so easy to achieve -- you will feel like an artist!

In class you will be able to customize your cards, choosing the sentiment that you wish to stamp on each.

Call the store at 250-769-1257 to register.

Dates: Thursday May 22, 2014 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Saturday May 31, 2014 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Monday June 2, 2014 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Cost: $22.00

Supplies to bring:

- Basic tool kit, including
- glue dots
- pop dots [both 1/16" and ⅛" thick recommended]
- Mono Multi glue [or a clear-drying brand]
- Glossy Accents
- Scotch tape [in my opinion, this is a must!]
- Mini Mister, with water
- baby wipes 
- non-stick craft mat & ink blending tool with FOAMS [2-3]
- Fine tip water brush, like THIS [or a paintbrush]

Tim Holtz Distress Markers [or any brand substitute you wish.  For colour comparison, click HERE]
- Peacock Feathers
- Iced Spruce
- Evergreen Bough
- Pumice Stone
- Frayed Burlap
- Antique Linen
- Worn Lipstick
- Vintage Photo
- Wild Honey
- Weathered Wood

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

Tim Holtz Distress Inks
- Vintage Photo
- Iced Spruce
- Evergreen Bough







Saturday, May 3, 2014

Secret Garden Layout, with Taryn



When I saw Graphic 45's Secret Garden paper I realized it would be perfect for the family photo's that we had taken by Daniela Sitar.

Come and join me on May 24th to make this beautiful layout perfect for Easter, wedding, family, children or baby photo's. There is a little bit of fussy cutting involved but I think that it is well worth it for the end result.

Supply List:

Pop Dots

Scissors

X acto Knife and self healing mat

Tim Holtz, Scattered Straw distress ink.

Cost $20

Date: Saturday, May 24

Time: 1:00pm to 3:30pm

Friday, May 2, 2014

Springtime Frolic Colouring Class, with Mel



This is the perfect class for anyone who looking to improve or even learn this great teqnique .  In this class you will be using Gamsol and Prisma Color Pencils to blend and layer colors together to create the look of Copics at a fraction of the cost. If you can color, you can do this class!
Gamsol kits and the pencils will be available for purchase at Memories and More and will provide you with a good collection of pencils to get you started or add to your collection.

In this class we will be making 4 super cute all occasion cards to add to your stash.
Cost: $22
Date:  Sunday June 1st
Time: 12:30pm – 3:30
You will need to bring:
·         Craft mat
·         Old nail file
·         Pencil sharpener (if you have one)
·         Pop dots or foam 
·         Dry adhesive
·         Quickie glue pen
·         Gamsol kit
·         Prisma pencils

Thursday, May 1, 2014

May Stack A Stash, with Bonnie




On the last Sunday of the month, we teach a card class called Stack A Stash and it is hosted by a different instructor each month.

In this class you will make two all occasion cards and two Christmas cards. This class is an awesome way to start a stash of cards, ready to have on hand when an occasion arises.

This month’s class will feature a masculine card with a handyman theme as well as a Christmas card with a wonderful snowman framed in snowflakes. You can choose the sentiments that will best suit your needs.

All skill levels welcome!
Call the store to register 250-769-1257

Date:
Sunday, May 25, 2014
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
        OR
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Cost: $18.00

Supplies to bring to class:
Basic tool kit including pop dots (tiny ones if you have) & a fine tipped glue pen
Tweezers, scissors
Black Sharpie marker with medium tip
Piercing tool (or a push pin) and a rubber mat (the McGill flower shaping mat will work or a soft mouse pad) we are poking holes
Non stick craft mat
Tim Holtz distress inks; Gathered Twig, Stormy Sky or a blue & brown of your choice
Ink blending tool with extra foam