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