Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Flower Shaping with Heartfelt Creations!

Hello ladies! There has been some buzz around the store about a special event, and I now can tell you all about it!

Jennifer Thiessen, an Independent Instructor for Heartfelt Creations, is coming to share with us her techniques for flower shaping, making cards with these amazing flowers and a special mini album class. This is a weekend full of technique, so come with a note book in hand!
Here is Jennifer's introduction!

My name is Jennifer Thiessen and I am an Independent Instructor for Heartfelt Creations. I live in Abbotsford and have been crafting for 20+ years. I fell in love with Heartfelt Creations products years ago at a convention in Seattle and have been promoting their product and teaching their techniques for the past year in Western Canada through local scrapbook stores. (Note* I am not a Heartfelt Creations Design Team member...not yet anyway!).

Class 1: Beginners Class, For the love of flowers. $25 (no cards).
Saturday April 8, 10am -12 pm

Are you a beginner crafter? Lear about the flower shaping tool, the technique and teh beauty of paper flowers. Using the flower shaping tools, you will make 7 different flowers using only 1 stamp and die, The Arianna Blooms.

Class supply list:
Flower shaping tools and mat (Heartfelt Creations or McGill)
Inks of your choice with replacement foams; pink, blue, green, black, coral
Finger daubers for detailed inking
Stickles in Star Dust
Nonstick craft mat

Class 2: Flower Dogwood (Heartfelt Creations) $28, 3 cards
Saturday April 8, 12:30 to 2:30 pm

The flower of B.C. Learn the art of flower shaping using Heartfelt Creations and flower shaping tools. Make 3 lovely cards for Easter or spring. All parts and pieces are already cut out for you. You will learn the technique of coloring and shaping the dogwood in both paper and vellum.

Class supply list:
Flower shaping tools and mat (Heartfelt Creations or McGill)
Adhesives both wet and dry
Glue dots
Pop dots
Water spritzer
Scissors, trimmer
Inks of your choice with replacement foams; pink, blue, green, black, coral
Finger daubers for detailed inking
Stickles in Star Dust
Nonstick craft mat

Class 3: Class Rose (Heartfelt Creations) $28, 2 cards
Saturday April 8, 3 to 5 pm

There has never been a prettier flower...and so easy to make from paper. In this class you will work with paper and vellum. You will make 2 lovely cards as this class focuses quite a bit on shaping technique. All parts and pieces are already cut out for you.

Class supply list:
Flower shaping tools and mat (Heartfelt Creations or McGill)
Adhesives both wet and dry
Glue dots
Pop dots
Water spritzer
Scissors, trimmer
Inks of your choice with replacement foams; pink, blue, green, black, coral
Finger daubers for detailed inking
Stickles in Star Dust
Nonstick craft mat

Class 4: Monkey Mini Album $28
Sunday April 9, 11 to 1 pm
This album shows what can be done with the "Pocket and Flip Folds Insert E" for the Flip and Fold 3D album. This class will get you set up for a full album class that we will be revealing at this weekend event, but you will go home with this adorable album!
Class supply list as previous.
Please call the store at 250 769 1257 to register. Each class may be registered separately or you may come to them all. No discount given if all are taken as Jennifer has expenses to travel here and stay overnight.
Space is limited to 10 per class so register as soon as possible. Remember, you must pay at the time of registration to ensure your spot is saved! All paper used may be substituted due to availability.








Please call the store at 250 769 1257 to register. Each class may be registered separately or you may come to them all. No discount given if all are taken as Jennifer has expenses to travel here and stay overnight.
Space is limited to 10 per class so register as soon as possible. Remember, you must pay at the time of registration to ensure your spot is saved!

Beautiful Scrapbook Layouts, with Melissa

Beautiful Scrapbooking Layouts, with Melissa

Here is another scrapbooking layout class for you ladies! You will be making 2, two-page layouts (4 pages total) in this class using My Mind's Eye "In Bloom."

Date: Wednesday March 29
Time: 11 to 1 pm
Cost: $42 (includes a $7.99 epherma package that you are getting at 25% off and will have product left to play with at home)!!


Please call the store at 250 769 1257 to register asap!

Supplies to bring:
Basic Kit
Paper trimmer
Black soot Distress Ink and foam
Worn Lipstick Distress Ink and foam
Pop dots
Liquid and tape adhesives


 

Monday, March 13, 2017

March Stack A Stash, with Bonnie




On the last Sunday of each month, we teach a card class called Stack A Stash. Each month you make two all occasion cards and two Christmas cards. This is such a great way to start a stash of cards and have them on-hand when an occasion arises.

This month’s cards include two Christmas and two Birthday creations.

Call the store to register 250-769-1257.

Date: 
Sunday March 26, 2017
Time:
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Cost:  $24.00
Kits are available for purchase
$24.00 plus $4.00 shipping

Supplies to bring to class:
Basic tool kit (including adhesives)
Pop dots
Distress tool
Detail scissors
Tweezers
Water based markers; orange, pale grey or pale blue, pale pink, brown, black
Red and light brown ink pads such as Tim Holtz distress ink Pumice Stone and Fired Brick if you choose to ink edges
Gelly Roll Pen – “Clear Star” or Wink of Stella Clear Pen
McGill Flower shaping tools and mat if you have

Sunday, March 12, 2017

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 pre-register at the store and bring 8 to 10 photos of one event or subject to class.

Date:  Wednesday, March 22th, 2017
Time:  11:00am - 1:30 pm
Cost: $20.00

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Back To Basics Copic Colouring with Marilyn

Back to Basics Copics (alcohol ink) Colouring with Marilyn
This class is designed to refamiliarize yourself with your alcohol ink markers and teach some basic principles. Bring a notebook too if you like as Marilyn has a lot of information to share! More samples of her amazing colouring is shown below.

Call the store at 250 769 1257 to register ASAP as this one is coming up fast!
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Topics covered are as follows:
Understanding the numbering system
Putting together blending groups both by using the numbers and by adding colors outside of a color group for depth and contrast
Paper, ink, and supplies compatible with alcohol markers
Cleaning, refilling, and maintaining markers
Blending techniques to achieve a nice gradation of color
Techniques for achieving a textured appearance for fur
Light source for shadow placement
Achieving contrast and depth
Adding details to enhance and improve your images
Using pencils to add detail and depth to copics
Tips on coloring hair
Tips on backgrounds
One on one troubleshooting in individual coloring challenges

STUDENT REQUIRED SUPPLIES
Alcohol markers
Paper (Neenah 80 lb)
Craft mat

Date: Saturday March 25, 11-2pm
Cost: $20