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Mixed Media Monday + Bonus Background
Jun
24
6:00 PM18:00

Mixed Media Monday + Bonus Background

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

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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NEW DATE: Beginner Brush Lettering with Kelly Klapstein
Jul
6
1:00 PM13:00

NEW DATE: Beginner Brush Lettering with Kelly Klapstein

Beginner Brush Lettering

Cost: $75 plus GST.

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

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

Mixed Media Monday + Bonus Background

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

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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Mixed Media Monday + Bonus Background
Aug
26
6:00 PM18:00

Mixed Media Monday + Bonus Background

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

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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Mixed Media Monday + Bonus Background
Sep
30
6:00 PM18:00

Mixed Media Monday + Bonus Background

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

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

Mixed Media Monday + Bonus Background

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

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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Mixed Media Monday + Bonus Background
May
27
6:00 PM18:00

Mixed Media Monday + Bonus Background

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

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 Mixed Media Monday + Bonus Background
Apr
29
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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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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Beginner Gel Press Class
Apr
18
6:00 PM18:00

Beginner Gel Press Class

Date: April 18th, 2019

Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Skill Level: Any but must bring or purchase a gel press for the class

Class Fee: $25.00

Teacher: Julia

 

Bring your gel press to this class and learn some beginner techniques using paints, stencils & stamps. We will create a variety of backgrounds in the first hour then make cards with those backgrounds. I’ll also show you examples using gel press prints in an art journal.

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

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The Art Of Embossing - Card Class
Apr
8
6:00 PM18:00

The Art Of Embossing - Card Class

The Art of Embossing

 

Date: April 8th, 2019

Time:

Skill Level: Any Level

Duration

Class Fee: $25.00

Teacher: Heather

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED FOR THIS CLASS

Come make 3 different cards using a variety of Heat Embossing Techniques.  This class is great for all levels.  We will be using a variety of products from Wild Whisper, Seth Apter, Gina K, Brutus Monroe, Sizzix, My Favorite Things & so much more!

 

What to Bring: *If you have*

Splat Mat, Heat Gun, Adhesive, Pop dots, Fine tip paintbrush, Embossing powder tray, Embossing buddy/static pouch, Tweezers, Scissors, Versamark Ink, Distress Tool & Brown ink.

 

 

What I will bring: Variety of Embossing Powders, Cardstock, Stamps, Patterned Paper, Dies, Stencils & any other items required to complete the cards.

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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 - 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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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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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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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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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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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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