Scrapbooking 101: Class #1 - Back To Basics
Feb
21
4:00 PM16:00

Scrapbooking 101: Class #1 - Back To Basics

Date: February 21st

Time: 4-6pm

Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced

Duration 2 hours

Class Fee: $26

 Register in-store, by phone 587-620-6305 or online

This class is for everyone.  We'll take a look at the basics of designing a scrapbook layout, from how to pick your papers to where to put your picture and embellishments.  This is a great class for anyone who is new to scrapbooking, feeling stuck or stagnant, wants to add new skills and knowledge to their scrapbooking arsenal, or just wants a fresh start for 2019.

 

 

What to Bring:  Please bring a photo that you would like to use on your layout (any size, we'll make it work!), scissors for fussy cutting (paper trimmer optional!), your favourite dry and wet adhesive, foam dots (or your favourite dimensional adhesive), a marker/pen for journaling, a notebook or some scratch paper for notes.

 

 

What I will bring:  Kits include all papers and embellishments used in the sample layout.  Alternatives, add-ons, and extras will be available for anyone who wants to personalize their layout even more!!!

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SOLD OUT - Mixed Media Monday + Bonus Background
Feb
25
6:00 PM18:00

SOLD OUT - Mixed Media Monday + Bonus Background

Join Julia & Nicole on the last Monday of every month for Mixed Media Monday.

January Instructor: Nicole

Cost: $30

 Register in-store, by phone 587-620-6305 or online

In each session you will learn to create an art journal page using a variety of mixed media techniques and products. Nicole & Julia will also show you how to use these same products & techniques to create a scrapbook page background, cards or tags.

Join us for some messy creative time!

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Four Corners - Card Class
Feb
27
2:00 PM14:00

Four Corners - Card Class

Date: Weds, Feb 27th

Time: 2pm – 4pm

Skill Level: Any

Class Fee: $15.00

Instructor: Jeanetta

 

In this class we will create a mini album/card. The base uses one piece of

cardstock and turns it into a work of art, with cuts and folds. We’ll use a scor-board & crop-a-dile.

Register in-store. by phone 587-620-6305 or online

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Four Corners - Card Class
Feb
27
6:00 PM18:00

Four Corners - Card Class

Date: Weds, Feb 27th

Time: 6pm – 8pm

Skill Level: Any

Class Fee: $15.00

Instructor: Jeanetta

 

In this class we will create a mini album/card. The base uses one piece of

cardstock and turns it into a work of art, with cuts and folds. We’ll use a scor-board & crop-a-dile.

Register in-store. by phone 587-620-6305 or online

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Fun With Floral - Layout Workshop with Jennifer Edwardson
Mar
1
6:00 PM18:00

Fun With Floral - Layout Workshop with Jennifer Edwardson

"Fun With Floral"

Cost: $45/pp

Instructor: Jennifer Edwardson

You don't have to be a flower lover to be in this super fun layout workshop !  We will use the brand new not yet released "Floral" Collection from Wild Whisper to create (1) double and (2) single page layouts.  Together we will stamp and punch and cut and emboss our way through these pages to create a beautiful base for any theme of photo ... I will share some of my fave tips and tricks on how to use several multi sized photos on one or two pages, how to get the most out of your supplies and how to not forget about your 'old school' tools ! 

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Pop-Up Lantern Card
Mar
6
2:00 PM14:00

Pop-Up Lantern Card

Date: Wednesday, March 6

Time: 2pm – 4pm

Skill Level: Any

Class Fee: $15

Instructor: Jeanetta

 

I am excited about this class, we will be making a stunning pop up card, it will delight the person receiving it. Using simple folds and papers we create a clever card base

We will also use a punch board and make a coordinating box envelope for you pop up card.

We will be using scoreboard, crop a dile and envelope maker in this class,

so if you have them but are not sure how to use them this is the class for you.

Register in-store, by phone 587-620-6305 or online

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Pop-Up Lantern Card
Mar
6
6:00 PM18:00

Pop-Up Lantern Card

Date: Wednesday, March 6

Time: 6pm – 8pm

Skill Level: Any

Class Fee: $15

Instructor: Jeanetta

 

I am excited about this class, we will be making a stunning pop up card, it will delight the person receiving it. Using simple folds and papers we create a clever card base

We will also use a punch board and make a coordinating box envelope for you pop up card.

We will be using scoreboard, crop a dile and envelope maker in this class,

so if you have them but are not sure how to use them this is the class for you.

Register in-store, by phone 587-620-6305 or online

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Purse & Card Set
Mar
20
2:00 PM14:00

Purse & Card Set

Date: Weds, Mar 20 th

Time: 2pm – 4pm

Skill Level: Any

Class Fee: $15.00

Instructor: Jeanetta

 

We will be making a cute little purse and then using the same papers to make four cards.

The cards fit nicely into the purse so you can give it as a gift to someone special in your life,

or keep it for yourself. We will be working with the score board and inks, brads, die cuts, ribbon

and strings, and embellishments.

Register in-store, by phone 587-620-6305 or online

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Purse & Card Set
Mar
20
6:00 PM18:00

Purse & Card Set

Date: Weds, Mar 20 th

Time: 6pm – 8pm

Skill Level: Any

Class Fee: $15.00

Instructor: Jeanetta

 

We will be making a cute little purse and then using the same papers to make four cards.

The cards fit nicely into the purse so you can give it as a gift to someone special in your life,

or keep it for yourself. We will be working with the score board and inks, brads, die cuts, ribbon

and strings, and embellishments.

Register in-store, by phone 587-620-6305 or online

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Mixed Media Monday + Bonus Background
Mar
25
6:00 PM18:00

Mixed Media Monday + Bonus Background

Join Julia & Nicole on the last Monday of every month for Mixed Media Monday.

January Instructor: Julia

Cost: $30

 Register in-store, by phone 587-620-6305 or online

In each session you will learn to create an art journal page using a variety of mixed media techniques and products. Nicole & Julia will also show you how to use these same products & techniques to create a scrapbook page background, cards or tags.

Join us for some messy creative time!

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SOLD OUT - Beginner Brush Lettering with Kelly Klapstein
Apr
27
1:00 PM13:00

SOLD OUT - Beginner Brush Lettering with Kelly Klapstein

Beginner Brush Lettering

Cost: $75 plus GST.

REGISTER

All students are required to have their own copy of Learn Brush Lettering for Large Brush Tip Pens. These are available to purchase in-store or online. Pre-purchased workbooks will be available to pick up on the day of the workshop.

Breathe. Write. Relax. Join Kelly in this beginner workshop to learn how to use a brush pen and develop skills to write beautiful letters. With Kelly's detailed guidance and calming demeanour, you will enjoy the meditative art of calligraphy and learn the proper posture, hand position, and stroke formations to write the lowercase alphabet a - z. No experience is necessary to practice peacefully and joyfully. Begin your lettering journey and apply your skills to card making, scrapbooking, art journals, planners, and more.

All students are required to have the Learn Brush Lettering For Large Brush Tip Pens for the workshop. These are available to purchase separately for $20.75 plus gst.

Kelly will provide sample pens and practice sheets to use during the class

*Full payment is required upon registration. Class fees for special guest instructors are Non-Refundable.

BIO: 

Kelly Klapstein, the author of The Art of Brush Lettering, has developed a line of lettering products with American Crafts and teaches calligraphy workshops all over the world. When she isn't traveling, she is happy to call Edmonton home and hangs out with her family and dog Finn, drinks Earl Grey tea, and plays with watercolor paints. 

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Crop For A Cause
Apr
28
9:00 AM09:00

Crop For A Cause

In Support Of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Of Canada

Time: 9am - 9pm

Includes: each person gets half of an 8" table, snacks, coffee, tea, water, pizza for dinner.

There will also be door prizes & giveaways.

Register in-store, by phone 587-620-6305 or online

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Mixed Media Monday + Bonus Background
Apr
29
6:00 PM18:00

Mixed Media Monday + Bonus Background

Join Julia & Nicole on the last Monday of every month for Mixed Media Monday.

January Instructor: Nicole

Cost: $30

 Register in-store, by phone 587-620-6305 or online

In each session you will learn to create an art journal page using a variety of mixed media techniques and products. Nicole & Julia will also show you how to use these same products & techniques to create a scrapbook page background, cards or tags.

Join us for some messy creative time!

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Goofy Animal Apron
May
11
1:00 PM13:00

Goofy Animal Apron

Date:  May 11, 2019

Time:  1:00-4:00

Skill Level: Everyone

Duration:  3 Hour class

Class Fee: $35.00 or $25.00 with your own apron

Instructor: Deb McGinnis

Register in-store, by phone 587-620-6305 or online

  Welcome of our Goofy Animal Apron Class.  We will be painting and designing a Goofy Animal on a canvas apron.  Working this Dylusion Paints, Fabric Markers and Gesso we will design an interesting design on our aprons.  You might want to include some stenciling and stamping also on the background of your apron.

 

Please bring to class a pencil sketch (8 x 10 of your animal) and the photo that you are using to design your animals face.  I have a light box that we will use to trace your animals face onto the apron.  Also bring your paints, paintbrushes, fabric markers, water container, paper towel, palette, heat gun, stencils and large stamps.  Most of these supplies are available at the store and you can purchase them before the class.

 

I will be bring extra paint, paintbrushes, water containers, paper towel, my light box, stamps and stencils, wax paper, etc.  If you are a little nervous about the drawing I will help you with that part of the process.  Be prepared to have a fun afternoon of exploring painting and mix media to create a goofy animal apron.

 

A Little Bit About Deb:

I have been working in a variety of mediums since I graduated from the U of A in their adult art extension program.  I am also a member of the Canadian Federation of Artist.  For the past two years I have been teaching art in Calgary and also at Pincher Creek.  Last year I won the people’s choice award in my community art show and also sold that piece of art to the Mahogany Home Owners Association it is hanging in our club house.  I enjoy teaching and always learn something from my students.

 

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Crop For A Cause
May
25
9:00 AM09:00

Crop For A Cause

In Support Of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Of Canada

Time: 9am - 9pm

Includes: each person gets half of an 8" table, snacks, coffee, tea, water, pizza for dinner.

There will also be door prizes & giveaways.

Register in-store, by phone 587-620-6305 or online

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Crop For A Cause
Jun
15
9:00 AM09:00

Crop For A Cause

In Support Of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Of Canada

Time: 9am - 9pm

Includes: each person gets half of an 8" table, snacks, coffee, tea, water, pizza for dinner.

There will also be door prizes & giveaways.

Register in-store, by phone 587-620-6305 or online

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Hello Friend - Alcohol Ink-Lift Technique Card Class
Feb
9
10:30 AM10:30

Hello Friend - Alcohol Ink-Lift Technique Card Class

Cost: $40

In this class we will play with alcohol inks, alcohol lift-ink and transfer foils to create beautiful card backgrounds

 Register in-store, by phone 587-620-6305 or online

What to Bring: Trimmer, scissors, double-sided tape, 3D foam adhesive, craft mat, bone folder

 

Optional supplies if you have them: Blending tool with foam & felt, Distress Inks or Distress Oxides - Wilted Violet, Lucky Clover; Alcohol Inks - Mermaid, Bottle, Aqua, Stream, Honeycomb, Butterscotch, Peach Bellini, Cranberry, Poppyfield, Terra Cotta, Clover, Eggplant, Denim; Alcohol Lift-Ink Pad.

 

 What I will bring: cardstock, yupo, alcohol ink, alcohol lift-ink & blending solution to share, blending tools & felt, envelopes, dies, embellishments.

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Getting Sketchy Series: Class #1 - Single Photo
Feb
8
2:00 PM14:00

Getting Sketchy Series: Class #1 - Single Photo

Getting Sketchy Series Class #1: Single photo

 

Date: February 8th

Time: 2-4pm

Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced

Duration 2 hours

Class Fee: $45 – includes layout kit.

 Register in-store, by phone 587-620-6305 or online

Using the gorgeous Bo Bunny Land of Wonder collection, we'll use a sketch to put together a fun layout. We will talk about how to read sketches, interpret them, and add them to your everyday scrapbooking!!!

 

 

What to Bring:  Please bring a photo that you would like to use on your layout, size 4x6 portrait (or whatever you have available, we will make it work!), scissors for fussy cutting (paper trimmer optional!), your favourite dry and wet adhesive, foam dots (or your favourite dimensional adhesive), a marker/pen for journalling, a notebook or scratch paper for notes

 

 

What I will bring:  Kits include all papers and embellishments used in the sample layout.  Alternatives, add-ons, and extras will be available for anyone who wants to personalize their layout even more!!!

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Hello Friend - Alcohol Ink-Lift Technique Card Class
Feb
7
6:00 PM18:00

Hello Friend - Alcohol Ink-Lift Technique Card Class

Cost: $40

In this class we will play with alcohol inks, alcohol lift-ink and transfer foils to create beautiful card backgrounds

 Register in-store, by phone 587-620-6305 or online

What to Bring: Trimmer, scissors, double-sided tape, 3D foam adhesive, craft mat, bone folder

 

Optional supplies if you have them: Blending tool with foam & felt, Distress Inks or Distress Oxides - Wilted Violet, Lucky Clover; Alcohol Inks - Mermaid, Bottle, Aqua, Stream, Honeycomb, Butterscotch, Peach Bellini, Cranberry, Poppyfield, Terra Cotta, Clover, Eggplant, Denim; Alcohol Lift-Ink Pad.

 

 What I will bring: cardstock, yupo, alcohol ink, alcohol lift-ink & blending solution to share, blending tools & felt, envelopes, dies, embellishments.

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SOLD OUT Mixed Media Monday + Bonus Background
Jan
28
6:00 PM18:00

SOLD OUT Mixed Media Monday + Bonus Background

Join Julia & Nicole on the last Monday of every month for Mixed Media Monday.

January Instructor: Julia

Cost: $30

 

In each session you will learn to create an art journal page using a variety of mixed media techniques and products. Nicole & Julia will also show you how to use these same products & techniques to create a scrapbook page background, cards or tags.

Join us for some messy creative time!

Register in-store, by phone 587-620-6305 or online

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One Sheet Wonder Mini Album
Jan
16
10:00 AM10:00

One Sheet Wonder Mini Album

NEW TIME!

Skill Level: Any

Cost: $25.00

Instructor: Jeanetta

Create a beaituful mini album using only one sheet of card-stock for the base. We will decorate the album with pattern paper from Bo Bunny. The album even has a pocket & tag - perfect for a gift card.

Register in store, by phone 587-620-6305 or online

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Rustic Christmas Card Class
Nov
28
6:00 PM18:00

Rustic Christmas Card Class

Instructor: Nicole

I teach TECHNIQUE RICH classes.  These techniques are being taught with cards this time.  

 

One stamp, 4 Oxide Inks and loads of techniques.  Learn how to use your inks for creating beyond inking just the edges.  Join me for a variety of techniques including, watercolor, stenciling, blending & lifting you can apply to any crafting you love to do.  Get inspired to start or finish your Christmas Cards.  With 6 different designs you can create a lot of diverse cards with a few great inky techniques.  You don’t need to own every colour… you just need to know what you can create with what you do have.  These are standard A2 cards easy to mail and not so layered you can send with 1 stamp.

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Glorious Christmas Card Class with Bonus Tag
Nov
21
6:00 PM18:00

Glorious Christmas Card Class with Bonus Tag

Instructor: Nicole

Cost: $40

Have you ever looked at inks, paints or stains & wondered “how would I use that?”  Get ready to create these Glorious Gatherings cards & bonus tag.  We will watercolor our way through each card using Art Philosophy, Color Burst & Oxide Inks.  These techniques will show you how you can create beyond inking edges & stamping stamps.  Each card uses a different type of ink where I will show you how to blend, create highlights & depth.  Learn what your inks, powders & stains can really do.  Your stamping will never be the same.

Register in-store, by phone 587-620-6305 or online

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 Merry & Bright Christmas Card Class
Nov
8
6:00 PM18:00

Merry & Bright Christmas Card Class

Instructor: Julia

Cost: $22.50 plus gst

Let’s make Christmas cards in nontraditional colours with the Santa Baby paper from Prima. In this class you will create 5 - A2 size cards using this paper, plus techniques like embossing and die cutting & stamping.

Register for this class in-store, by phone 587-620-6305 or online

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Merry & Bright Christmas Card Class
Nov
6
1:00 PM13:00

Merry & Bright Christmas Card Class

Instructor: Julia

Cost: $22.50 plus gst

Let’s make Christmas cards in nontraditional colours with the Santa Baby paper from Prima. In this class you will create 5 - A2 size cards using this paper, plus techniques like embossing and die cutting & stamping.

Register for this class in-store, by phone 587-620-6305 or online

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Adventures In Journaling - Nicole Wright Designs
Oct
27
12:00 PM12:00

Adventures In Journaling - Nicole Wright Designs

When: Saturday, Oct 27 Noon - 5pm

Cost: $75

Skill Level: Advanced

 

WOW, join me for this in depth journey from start to finish building your very own journal.  Here we explore the use of Oxide Inks and creating stunning layers.  This class will have a lot going on with a lot of techniques, product and supplies to create 6 stunning pages. 

What to Bring: Adhesive (liquid, tape) sharp scissors, bone folder, paper pick, archival jet black ink, craft sheet, baby whips, paper towel, cutter, heat gun, embossing ink or Emboss It Dabber, stencils and stamps if you want to create a theme.

What I will bring: Full kit to make the journal and pages.  Stamps, stencils, Oxide Inks (lots of colours), die cuts, paper, elastic and all the bits that create this journal.

Register for this class in-store, by phone or online

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Forever Fall - 12x12 Double Page Layout
Oct
23
10:00 AM10:00

Forever Fall - 12x12 Double Page Layout

Forever Fall- 12x12 Double Page Layout

 

Date: Tues, Oct 23

Time: 10:00m – 12:30

Skill Level: Any

Duration: 2.5 hours

Class Fee: $35.00

 

Class Description:  Come to class & create this beautiful 2-page layout using the Forever Fall collection from Simple Stories using inks, stencils, die cuts and gel medium.

 

What to Bring: Scissors, trimmer, ruler, pencil, thin black marker, adhesive, heat tool (if you have one)

 

 

What I will bring: Gel medium, tags, dies, stencils, die cut machine, inks, embellishments and coordinating papers.

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Christmas Card Class
Oct
17
10:00 AM10:00

Christmas Card Class

Christmas Card Class
Date: Wed, Oct 17
Time: 10am - Noon
Skill Level: Any
Cost: $30



Create 5 beautiful cards that any of your friends or family would love to receive. As well, you will also learn how to create some cute gift tags with the pieces of leftover paper.



Sign up in-store, by phone 587-620-6305 or online

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Fall Quilted Double 12x12 Page Layout
Oct
11
6:00 PM18:00

Fall Quilted Double 12x12 Page Layout

Fall Quilted Double Page Layout

 

Class description – Fall is in the air! Come celebrate the change of seasons with some pretty fall themed crafting. We will be creating a 2 page layout using a paper quilting design. There will bea simple paper layering technique which I use often on my pages, a great way to use up scraps! As well as some touches of mixed media. I’ll have my old typewriter on hand for you to type out your journaling like I’ve done on my tag. This class is great for beginner as well as intermediate and advanced. I’ll walk you through the steps I took to make the page and give you ideas to take it to the next level if that interests you

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Cover-A-Card Class
Oct
1
6:00 PM18:00

Cover-A-Card Class

Cost: $30

Sign up in-store or over the phone 587-620-6305

Looking for a fast way to create beautiful card backgrounds? In this class you will discover how to do just that and learn a few new techniques too - including the alcohol ink lift technique on Yupo. Each attendee will complete 4 cards in this class.

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Background Basics Card Workshop - with Nicole Wright
Sep
27
6:00 PM18:00

Background Basics Card Workshop - with Nicole Wright

Let’s get into the basics of creating backgrounds for cards and beyond.  In this introduction to creating your own backgrounds we touch on the endless possibilities.  Let’s watercolor, Oxide lift and blend with Gesso. Understanding how your supplies work together to create whatever you can imagine.  This is an easy class to open your creativity and challenge you to use your supplies.  Bring ribbon, twine, embellishments to make it your own.   

Cost: $25

Sign up in-store or by calling 587-620-6305

Skill level: Any

What to bring: Adhesive, scissors, heat gun, paper towel, baby wipes, craft mat, spray bottle, watercolor pens, cutter, 1” paint brush, Scribble Sticks if you have them, Archival Jet Black if you have it.

What I will bring: Oxide Inks (various colours), Scribble Sticks (to share), Archival Jet Black, Gesso, stamps, craft mats, baby wipes, paper towel

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Mixed Media Wrapped Journal - Master Detective By Pam Bray
Sep
24
6:00 PM18:00

Mixed Media Wrapped Journal - Master Detective By Pam Bray

Mixed Media Master Detective Wrapped Journal by Pam Bray

Cost $65

Sign up in-store or by calling 587-620-6305

Do you love mixed media and intrigue…well, the Mixed Media Master Detective Wrapped Journal will delight your heart.  You will discover the simplicity of creating with aluminum tape using alcohol inks; along with learning how to emboss and watercolor with distress ink. Also, enjoy how to create hidden pockets and interesting pages that can be incorporate in future projects like albums, cards and scrapbook layouts. The Mixed Media Master Detective Wrapped Journal is created using Sizzix/Eileen Hull Designs Wrapped Journal along with a few of her other dies. Graphic 45 Master Detective Pattern Paper, Pocket Tags and Metals, Clearsnap/Eileen Hull Colorbox Blends, Xyron Adhesive, Blank Page Muse Stamps, Emerald Creeks Craft Supplies Embossing Powder and much more.

Pam Bray lives just outside of Memphis TN - home of Blues and BBQ. Pam is a wife to an amazing man that supports her creative endeavors, mom of 4 and grandma to 7 very amazing grandchildren. Pam loves paper crafting, creating alter projects and making cards.  Crafting wouldn't be quite the same without Diet Coke and chocolate. Pam enjoys working with all venues of the arts and craft industry from creating projects for publication, trade shows, advertisement, TV, to creating her own stamp designs which are manufactured by Emerald Creek Craft Supplies and Blank Page Muse Stamps. Pam’s other interest besides family and creating involves photography, traveling, drawing and baking. Pam’s involvement in the Craft and Hobby Industry has open opportunities to be on many of their design teams.

 Pam Bray Designs: Scrapbook Flair - http://www.pammejoscrapbookflair.com/

 

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