Monday, November 23, 2015

November Stack a Stash, with Bonnie, Hazel, Denica and Maresa

                            





This is our last Stack a Stash of 2015, and we are having a special Christmas class, hosted by all four of our Stack a Stash instructors.  In this class we will be making four Christmas cards.

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

Date: Sunday November 29, 2015 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. [1 seat available]
Sunday November 29, 2015 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. [2 seats available]

Class: $20.00
Kits: $20.00  [Plus $3.50 shipping, if applicable]

Supplies to bring: [This list is in progress, please check back!]

- Basic tool kit, including
- glue dots
- pop dots [both 1/16" and ⅛" thick recommended]
- 3mm Be Creative tape
- Mono Multi glue [or a clear-drying brand]
- Ranger Multi-Medium Matte [or a fine tip glue pen]
- Glossy Accents
- scissors for fussy cutting
- tweezers
- baby wipes
- any "clear" Stickles

 The following colours will match the paper, and were used on the samples, but please feel free to substitute brands/colours with what you have in your stash.

- Memento Teal Zeal ink, or Tim Holtz Distress Ink Broken China
- Tim Holtz Distress Markers: Hickory Smoke, ANY orange colour, and Peacock Feathers
- Tim Holtz Distress Markers: Tumbled Glass, Stormy Sky, Weathered Wood, Faded Denim and Broken China.  Any 3 will do!  Pick a light, medium and a dark; or, bring them all! ;)
or
- Zig Clean Color Markers: Cobalt Blue, Cornflower Blue, Blue Grey
- Tombow N89, or any light, neutral grey that can be used to create a subtle shadow

Recommended to bring:  [These are items that IF you should have them, please bring them.  I will have supplies to share with the class, but having your own is always a time-saver.]

- a corner rounder
- Turquoise Stickles, or something to match the paper






Monday, November 9, 2015

Tim Holtz's Holiday Memories, with Maresa

Red/Silver

Gina and I traveled to Michigan, back in September.  We spent an entire day making awesome projects under the tutelage of The Great Craft Guru himself, Tim Holtz.  This burlap panel is one of the projects that we made.  

If you want a chance to take a Tim Holtz style workshop, this is your chance. We will be creating an awesome 3-D burlap panel that is full of great techniques, and beautiful seasonal products.  
Green/Gold

Supplies are extremely limited for this workshop, so if you are interested don't delay; call the store at 250-769-1257 to register.

NOTE:  While supplies last you can make either the red/silver, or green/gold canvas.  When supplies run out, you can still choose what colour to make your canvas, but the silver or gold accents will be determined for you.  Please specify your preference when you register, and I'll do what I can to make it happen. :)

Dates:  Sunday November 22, 2015 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Friday November 27, 2015 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m

Cost:  $45.00

Supplies to bring:

- Basic tool kit, including
- glue dots
- pop dots [both 1/16" and ⅛" thick recommended]
- Ranger Multi-Medium Matte
- Glossy Accents
- glue stick
- scissors & tweezers
- baby wipes & paper towels
- Tim Holtz Distress ink - a brown of your choice
- non-stick craft mat
- ink blending tool with a foam

Recommended to bring:  [These are items that IF you should have them, please bring them.  I will have supplies to share with the class, but having your own is always a time-saver.]

- Tim Holtz/Tonic craft scissors

Monday, November 2, 2015

Christmas Wonderland, with Maresa






Come to class and learn four different background techniques that will be a great addition to your crafting arsenal.  We will be using awesome Tim Holtz dies, and will be tweaking them to add interest and dimension.  This class is packed full of quick and easy tips and techniques that can be used time and again in cardmaking.

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

Date: Friday November 20, 2015 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Saturday November 21, 2015 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Class: $25.00 
Kits:  If there is enough interest, I will consider offering kits.  Please leave your contact information at the store and I'll get back to you.

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]
- Fine tip glue pen or Ranger Multi-Medium Matte
- scissors & tweezers
- baby wipes & paper towels
- Scotch tape

Recommended to bring:  [These are items that IF you should have them, please bring them.  I will have supplies to share with the class, but having your own is always a time-saver.]

- Tim Holtz Distress Ink, Gathered Twigs [or a brown of your choice]
- Craft mat & Ink blending tool w/ foam
- Stickles, any "clear" colour such as Diamond or Crystal
- Stickles, Cranberry or Christmas Red
- McGill Paper Shaping Tools & Piercing Mat



Friday, October 16, 2015

Elves Make 12 Cards, with Bonnie







This popular annual class is back once more! 

This year I have chosen paper lines from Eco Park and Carta Bella. These gorgeous, glittery cards will be a great start to your Christmas card making.

You will make two of each of six different cards for a total of twelve cards; complete with envelopes too!

Come and enjoy a relaxing time with good company, good fun and of course good cookies! These classes fill up fast!  Sign up now!

Dates:
Sunday, November 15, 2015  (2 SPOTS OPENED UP)
11:00 am to 2:30 pm
OR
Saturday, November 21, 2015 (FULL)
10:00 am to 1:30 pm
OR
Monday, November 23, 2015
10:00 am to 1:30 pm


Cost:
$38.00
(Kits are available for $38.00 + shipping if applicable)

Items to bring to class:
  • Adhesives (your choice; Tombow Mono suggested)
  • Glossy accents (this is a must to adhere the chunky glitter)
  • Pop dots – medium and thin thickness's
  • Scissors
  • tweezers 
If you have the following bring them to class (optional)
  • Non stick craft mat
  • Tim Holtz Fired Brick distress ink
  • Foam ink blending tool
  • Bone Folder
  • Scotch Tape

A Victorian Christmas, with Bonnie





Join me for a fun and easy card class. Bits of fussy cutting, a touch of ink and of course snow and glitter and you have some beautiful cards perfect for giving.

Saturday, October 31, 2015
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
$20.00

Supplies to bring to class;

  • Basic tool kit
  • Pop dots
  • Craft knife with new blade
  • Cutting mat
  • Non stick craft mat
  • Ink blending tool
  • Tim Holtz distress ink – Frayed Burlap

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

The Best Christmas Crop Ever!

This is It!  The event of the year!

Take Memories and More, add a Crop Till You Drop, mix in a terrific chef, blend in three united church groups, and stir it all together with the PSS scrappers group.  What do you get?  THE BEST CHRISTMAS CROP EVER! 

Well that is what we are aiming for.  We are planning a jam packed crop full of fun, surprises, prizes, games, challenges and oh yes, lots of time to work on your projects. Best of all this is a fund raiser.  All the proceeds from the crop are going to help  the Central Okanagan Refugee Committee!  So you earn good karma as well. 

This will be a fun filled day at Parkinson Activity Center.  This is the new building next to Parkinson Recreation Center.  Doors open at nine a.m.  and close at nine p.m.  There will be a full turkey dinner served at 5:30.  A continental breakfast of coffee, tea, muffins and fruit.  Snacks will be available through out the day.  Lunch is not included but Parkinson Senior Center kitchen has agreed to open for our event and will offer soup and sandwiches for a very reasonable price.  The coffee shop offers a variety of special coffees as well.

Please complete a registration form today AND MAIL IT TO THE FIRT UNITED CHURCH.  CHEQUES must be made out to Central Okanagan Refugee Committee.  Registration forms are available at First United, Memories and More or if you contact Mairi Forsyth she can email you one directly.

Don't be disappointed don't delay register today! 

Date:  Saturday, November 14, 2015
Time:  9:00 am to 9:00 pm
Location:  Parkinson Activity Center
Cost:  $50.00

Saturday, October 3, 2015

October Stack a Stash, with Maresa

**1 KIT IS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE**





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. It is such a great way to start your stash of cards, ready to have on hand when an occasion arises.

In the Stack A Stash classes, you make two all occasion cards and two Christmas cards.

This month you will be creating two Christmas cards, and two cards that can be adapted for pretty much any occasion.  [There will be a variety of sentiment stamps available for your choice.] 


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

Date: Sunday October 25, 2015 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Sunday October 25, 2015 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

Kits: $20.00 
Shipping $3.50, if applicable

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]
- Fine tip glue pen or Ranger Multi-Medium Matte
- scissors
- tweezers
- baby wipes

Recommended to bring:  [These are items that IF you should have them, please bring them.  I will have supplies to share with the class, but having your own is always a time-saver.]

- non-stick craft mat
- Quilling tool [such as the one found in TH/Sizzix Tiny Tattered Florals
- Stickles - Cranberry or Christmas Red
- Liquid Pearls - White Opal

Friday, October 2, 2015

It's a Lawn Fawn Christmas! with Charmagne




Who doesn't love Lawn Fawn's Christmas release?  Come and create four gorgeous cards full of sparkle, pops of colour and adorable animals. Learn the basics of watercolouring with various mediums including Clean Colour pens, Tombow markers and watercolour pencils.  Learn the mechanics behind shaker cards and peek a boo slider cards.  This is one time only class so register today!

Date: Monday, October 12, 2015
Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Cost:  $24

Supplies Needed:
  • Basic kit including adhesive tape, clear drying glue, pop dots, glue dots
  • tweezers,scissors
  • Colouring medium of either Clear Colour pens, Tombows or watercolour pencil crayons (these images will be stamped onto watercolour paper)
  • Colours needed include:
    • two browns, one lighter and one darker
    • christmas red
    • christmas green
    • yellow
    • aqua blue
    • two greys, one lighter and one darker
    • orange
  • Fine tipped waterbrush or watercolour brushes
  • Four dimes
  • Stickles in clear glitter, xmas red and holly green
  • baby wipes

Saturday, September 26, 2015

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:  Wednesday, October 14th, 2015
Time:  10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Cost: $20.00

Friday, September 18, 2015

Fun-Fold Poinsettias Christmas Cards, with Annette







Make 4 cards with the theme of Poinsettias.  Each is created with a different fold for 4 unique cards – the designs can be used at any time for any occasion:
Twisted Easel
Building Block
Diorama
Pop Out Swing

Supplies – basic kit
If you have a deep red/burgundy dye stamp pad pad, bring it along to see if coordinates with the paper used in the class.

Date:  Saturday, October 24, 2015
Time:  10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Cost/Kits: $24.00 

Thursday, September 10, 2015

It's a Scribbly Christmas, with Denica





 Let's get a jump start on your Christmas cards this year!

 Join me and come and play with one of Tim Holtzs' new Christmas stamp sets, "Scribbly Christmas" and the new Christmas paper line from Echo Park "The Story of Christmas".

 I wasn't sure about this set at first, but bought it because of the wonderful sentiments (they come in 2 fonts on the same set!), but fell in love with water colouring the trees! We will be making 6 cards and you won't believe how fast they come together!

Date: Sunday, October 18, 2015
Time: 1 pm- 3 pm
Cost: $20.00
Call the store to register: 250-769-1257
Kits are available for this class

What to bring:
  • basic tool kit including dry adhesive
  • a water brush or a regular paint brush and a small container for water
  • a non stick craft mat
  • Stickles - "Xmas Red"
  • Jelly Roll pen -"Stardust"

If you have the following in Distress ink pad, Mini Distress ink pad or Distress marker please bring them. I will bring my markers to class:
  • Pine Needles
  • Mowed Lawn
  • Peeled Paint
  • Twisted Citron
  • Fossilized Amber
  • Ground Espresso
  • Festive Berries

Minion Slipper Class, with Denica



Let's make some Minions! Slippers, that is... ;)

This class is a bit of a deviation from our regular classes but we all need a change once in a while, right?!  

Date: Saturday, October 17, 2015
Time: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm (give or take)
Cost: $25.00
Call the store to register: 250-769-1257

*The cut off date to sign up for this class is October 3rd!!*  Don't hesitate!

This is an intermediate crochet class, easy, but all you need to know is a few basic stitches. Chain (ch), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc) and a double crochet (dc). There are some great tutorials on the internet if you need to brush up on your skills beforehand. You need to have a basic knowledge of Crochet before class as we will need all of our time to try to complete this project.

What you need to bring: 
  • scissors
  • 5 mm crochet hook (this can be ordered through the store ahead of time)
  • 3.75 mm crochet hook ( this can be ordered through the store ahead of time)
  • 2 stitch markers (if you have them, you can also use safety pins or yarn)
  • a row counter or a pen or pencil and note pad (to keep track of your rows)
  • a yarn needle
All the yarn and the pattern will be supplied

This pattern makes an adult sized pair of slippers, but can easily be changed to make smaller sized slippers for all those little ones on your Christmas list that are Minion crazy!

Feel free to bring a lunch or snack
Kits are NOT available for this class

BANANA!!!!




Saturday, September 5, 2015

Boxed Mini Album, with Bonnie






This album in a box was a sold out class so I am offering it once again using the beautiful Graphic 45 Botanical Tea paper collection.

The pages have fold out flaps, tags, and pockets with pull outs; tons of room for plenty of photos and journalling.

Stop by the store and check out the sample. Class size is limited so sign up now.

Date:
Saturday September 26, 2015
Time:
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Cost:
$42.00

Call the store to register 250-769-1257

Supplies to bring to class:
  • Basic tool kit including pop dots
  • Scissors, tweezers
  • Pencil, ruler
  • 7mm sook wang tape
  • Glossy accents
  • Bone folder
  • Non stick craft mat
  • Ink blending tool with clean foam
  • Tim Holtz distress ink – Vintage Photo
  • Lunch and a drink (we will take a short break) 

NOTE: You will need “Scotch Quick Dry Adhesive” for this class and a Precision Tip Applicator Bottle. Both items are available for purchase when you register.

Sunday, August 30, 2015

September 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. It is such a great way to start your stash of cards, ready to have on hand when an occasion arises.

In the Stack A Stash classes, 
you make two all occasion cards and two Christmas cards.

This month you will be creating two Christmas cards and two birthday cards.


Date:
Sunday, September 27, 2015
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

OR
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Cost: $20.00
(kits available $20.00)


Supplies to bring:
  • Basic tool kit
  • Pop dots
  • Tweezers
  • Non stick craft mat
  • Ink blending tool & extra foams
  • Tim Holtz Distress Inks: Stormy Sky, Tumbled Glass, Salty Ocean, Vintage Photo
  • 3 or 4 Q-tips
  • Glossy Accents
  • Water based markers of your choice; (I used Zig Clean Color Brush Markers; 099 Cool Gray, 028 Pale Pink, 034 Dull Blue, 070 Orange, 065 Mid Brown
  • If you have the following Tim Holtz Distress Inks please bring them to class; Victorian Velvet, Dusty Concord, Rusty Hinge      (I will have mine in class for student use; we will be using a tiny amount of each so sharing won’t be an issue)

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Autumn Leaves Cards, with Hazel










This class showcases three of the Acucut Card dies available for your use at Memories & More.

These cards make a nice fall trio including a fun Halloween card.

Materials:
Adhesives including 3D foam squares, thick & thin.
Ink Pads: Peanut Brittle & Vintage Photo & applicators
Shaping tools for leaves.

Date: September 19, 2015

Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Cost: $20.00