Thursday, November 6, 2014

Christmas Card Class 2014

I feel a little behind schedule this year with my holiday cards but the move really set me back a bit.


Gold is the "in" color this year, we will be using some highlights of fold foil and gold glitter paper.


Hard to see in the photo but the trees are glittered like fallen snow.


 The Merry cut-out die and the Santa set are brand new stamps and dies this year.  Santa's hat and beard are flocked to look fuzzy.






Cost:
The class fee for this one is $20, we are making 8 cards this time instead of 5.
Please pre-pay to hold your seat in the class.  I cannot hold spots without payment.

Supplies to bring:
adhesive runner, pop dots, scor tape, 2 way glue pen (thicker tip is better), paper piercer, scissors, Tombow glue with the green cap.
Copic markers you will need: E33, E00, R46

Class Dates:
Saturday, Nov. 15th @ 11 am. (full)
Wednesday, Nov. 19th @ 5:30 pm. (full)
Thursday, Nov. 20th @ 1 pm. (full)
Saturday, Nov. 22nd @ 11 am. (full)
Tuesday, Nov. 25th @ 5:30 pm. - (full)
Wednesday, Nov.26th @ 1 pm. ( 1 spot left)
Wednesday, Dec. 3rd @ 5:30 pm. (full)
Thursday, Dec. 4th @ 5:30 pm. ( 1 spot left)
Friday, Dec. 5th @ 1 pm. (full)
Wednesday, Dec. 10th @ 5:30 (1 spot left)




Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Chinese Auction Winners!

A huge thank you to everyone who stopped in last week and made my grand opening even better than expected!
Here are the names of the auction winners, stop by and pick up your prizes anytime.

#1. Bloom paper kit - Deanna Newhard
#2. Summertime kit - Laura Sheehan
#3. Adhesive set - Raeann Rauch
#4. Handmade card kit - Sue Konzel
#5. 6x6 pads - Jen Nesselhauf
#6. Christmas embellishments - Laura Gerow
#7. Sizzix folders - Vicki Ciccarella
#8. Halloween kit - Dawn Harris
#9. Gems assortment - Diana Carlson
#10. Birthday kit - Patti Brown
#11. Owl sizzix die - Donna Raubenstr....
#12. Purple card kit - Melanie Dunbar
#13. Chrismas punch kit - Marybeth Passarelli
#14. Snowman embellishments - Martha Hoffman
#15. Memory Box dies/stamp set - Elicia Pace


Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Grand Opening Week

Stop by the new store this week for grand opening celebrations.
New address is 2829 West 26th Street (in front of the post office)



Wednesday and Thursday 12:00 - 6:30
cupcakes & punch

Friday 11:00 - 5:00 (closing early for Halloween)
Free make & take cards with any purchase.

Saturday 11:00 - 4:00
Free make & take cards with any purchase.

* All this week I have a Chinese auction, free tickets with any purchase!*


Friday, October 17, 2014

Store Closed- moving!

Saturday, October 18th will be the last day open at the old location.
The new address will be 2829 West 26th Street
I will send out an email when the shop will be reopening after the move.

Monday, October 6, 2014

Christmas Sneak Peek

These is a lot going on and still a lot to do with the upcoming move of the store, but I am working on Christmas cards.


Here is a little sneak peek of a few so far...








Saturday, October 4, 2014

Fall Wedding

I love fall and winter weddings because you can use non traditional shapes and colors.   My good friend is getting married today and her colors are purple and gold (mixed with other fall shades).


 I used the Memory Box best wishes die on kraft cardstock and backed the wishes part with gold shiny paper.


I sponged ink around the leaves and accented it with the gold cord for more shimmer.


 Here you can see the layers better, the best wishes is popped up with the purple leaf.



Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Spider Webs




Remember this card from a few years back?  Around this time of year I always have people asking for a spider web embossing folder.  All the ones I have used in the past have become retired, but Taylored Expressions has now started making their own line of folders.


I still have googley-eyed spiders, so let me know if you would like one of these folders for your Halloween cards.  I have some cool Halloween dies from Impression Obsession too!

Thursday, September 18, 2014

October Card Class

One last card class before the Christmas season is here.
I have a couple seasonal cards mixed in for the fall for this workshop.


These first 2 cards are using the "brayering" technique to get the rainbow effect.
We have done this before in class, but this time with a little twist.


Its impossible to see in the flower photo, but we will be using a little Wink of Stella 
to add some sparkle.  (Even though lilacs don't sparkle... its a subtle sparkle.)


We will also be doing another shaker card (after popular request) but this 
one is a little different than how we did them in the previous class.
I was excited to find mini star sequins!


I am loving the new enamel dots that are out now, we will be using them on the
 flower card below.


Card Class Dates:
Wednesday, Oct. 1st @ 5:30 pm. (full)
Thursday, Oct. 2nd @ 1 pm. (2 spots left)
Saturday, Oct. 4th @ 11 am. (2 spots left)
Wednesday, Oct. 8th @ 1 pm. (full)
Thursday, Oct.9th @ 5:30 pm. (2 spots left)
Wednesday, Oct. 15th @ 5:30 pm. (full)
Thursday, Oct. 16th @ 1 pm. (full)

Cost:
The class is $17.00 but if you pre-pay to hold your spot it is $15.00.


Supplies to Bring:
Adhesive runner, Scor Tape (very important), foam pop dots (thicker is better than the thin ones),
paper piercer, glue pen, Copic V06, V12, & B60.

If you have YG67 and YG63 feel free to bring them.  You must bring your own 
V06, V12, and B60 for the class. 

I sell the markers and supplies at the shop if you need any of the items needed.


Friday, September 12, 2014

Tim Holtz Sale


I have 250+ Tim Holtz embellishments on sale for $1.99.
There is metal Idea-ology, rub-ons, grunge board, and vintage ephemera.


These items never last long so stop in on Friday or Saturday.
I also have $3.00 stamp sets and some $7.99 Spellbinders sets left 
over from the garage sale.





Sunday, August 17, 2014

7th Annual Crafty Parking Lot Sale


Don't miss our 7th annual parking lot sale!
Sunday, September 7th from 10 am - 2 pm.

There will be about 20 vendors selling all things paper crafty,
stop by for some amazing deals!


4 Day Sale!

Sale runs Wednesday, August 20th through Saturday, August 23rd.


900+ Doodlebug sticker sheets are 50% off.
250+ stamp sets for $3.00 (regularly 14.99)
Hundreds of Jolees embellishments for $1.99 (regularly $4-$6) 



Friday, August 8, 2014

Copic marker skin/hair class

I am having a more in depth class on the Copic markers
focusing on techniques with skin and hair coloring.

This class is for my marker customers who wish to step it up a bit.

We will be using 2 very new MFT stamps sets that also have matching dies.



In this workshop you will be making both of these cards.
You will also receive 3 Copic with your class fee:
E000, E01, and E93




Once you practice this skin & cheeks technique you will be using it all the time!
You will also have a practice piece that you can do before making your cards
or to take home for practice later.



Again, I stress that this class is for customers who purchase markers from my shop.
I sell them for $5.99 which is much cheaper than the $8 charged at the other stores.

Class Dates:
Wednesday, August 27th @ 5:30 pm. (full)
Thursday, August 28th @ 1 pm. (full)
Saturday, August 30th @ 11 am. (full)
Thursday, September 4th @ 5:30 (full)
Wednesday, September 10th @ 5:30 (full)
Thursday, September 11th @ 5:30 (full)


You will receive the 3 markers listed above with your class fee,
but you will also need to bring:
E00, E23, E31, E35, E47, R81, R83, R85, Y17,Y21
These colors will not be supplied.
I sell these colors, let me know if you would need any held for you for your class.

Supplies:
Adhesive runner, pop dots, scissors, markers listed above.

Cost is $25.00, please prepay to hold your spot.





Thursday, July 3, 2014

July / August Card Class


In this class we will be stamping 5 all-occasion cards with envelopes.


We will be making our own backgrounds with the Kaliedacolor inks. 



Loving this little mouse, we will be making the "cheese" background on this one too.






This cute little penguin has a shiny mask so it looks more realistic.
This card is great for summer birthdays.


 ...and sometimes you just need a simple Thinking of You type of card.





CLASS SUPPLIES:
Please bring your adhesive runner, pop dots, glue pen, and Mono adhesive glue (with the green cap).
Copics we will be using are:
T0, T1, T3, R81, B000, Y13, Y35, YR04, YR09 (Feel free to bring them if you dont want to wait.)

COST:
Class fee is $15 if pre-paid, $18 if paid the day of class.
PLEASE do not sign up if you dont plan on showing up... I've had a very high number of no-shows last month.

CLASS DATES:
Wednesday, July 23rd @ 1 pm. (full)
Thursday, July 31st @ 5:30 pm. (full)
Wednesday, August 6th @ 1 pm. (full)
Thursday, August 7th @ 5:30 pm. (full)
Wednesday, August 13th @ 5:30 pm. (full)
Saturday, August 16th @ 11 am. (full)



Thursday, June 19, 2014

Going, going, gone...


I have had these 2 cute little monkey stamps on the shelves for toooo long!


I have 2 each of these left... and when they are gone, they are gone!


I put a little Glossy Accents on the watermelon to make it look juicy.


If monkeys aren't your thing, I have a few pups and elephants too.




Thursday, June 12, 2014

Summer Inspired Shaker Card Class

In this workshop we will be stamping 4 cards with envelopes.
The cards all have a summertime theme, 
two of the cards are shaker style cards.


We will be using brand new stamps that I have never had in the shop before.
The shaker card below is made to look like sand in the shaker bubble.


We will be using a brayer to make our own background paper.


The whale card is also a shaker using micro beads and sequins.




Supplies Needed:
adhesive runner, pop dots, small paper snipping scissors, scor tape (not mandatory, but recommended), Tombow liquid glue with the green cap.
If you wish to bring your Copic Markers so you dont have to wait the colors are:
T0, T3, B000, B12, E00, E21, E31, E33, G14, RV06, YR01, YG63, YG03, YR07

Cost:
The class is $17.00, if you prepay to hold your spots its only $15.00

Class Dates:

Saturday, June 21st @ 11 am. (full)
Wednesday, June 25th @ 5:30 pm. (full)
Thursday, June 26th @ 1 pm. (full)
Wednesday, July 2nd @ 1 pm. (1 spot left)
Thursday, July 3rd @ 5:30 pm. (1 spot left)
Wednesday, July 9th @ 5:30 pm. (1 spot left)
Thursday, July 10th @ 5:30 pm. (full)






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