Friday, April 20, 2012

New Product Update!!

New Tim Holtz Dies!! We have another update on new product and one that I am excited about is Sizzix Alteration Dies. Limited quantities so if you have been holding your breath for these dies, BREATHE and get in the store NOW!! Other newbies:

* Echo Park: Hello Summer line, love the colors and major cute factor (I see a class)
* Authentique: Glory, loving this line so much and Carefree Line
* Sizzix: Tim Holtz Alteration Dies

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Join Sherry Mendoza from Prima on May 10th!

Prima presents a special Remember When event...
Do you want to learn to take your paper crafting to the next level?  If so, then you will not want to miss an amazing workshop with Sherry Mendoza, Prima Educator. Sherry incorporates many different Mixed Media techniques and styles into a beautiful Prima Mixed Media Journal Album. Sherry will be visiting us all the way from Australia on Thursday, May 10th. This is a rare opportunity to take a class with this gifted mixed media artist.
You will get to play with gorgeous Prima products and get some expert insight and instruction for a brand new paint product,  PanPastels which are the crafters  latest "must-have item! You will get messy with Ranger sprays and as well as Faber Castell pens. Sherry will teach you blending techniques with different mediums such as texture paste, gel medium, gesso and acrylic paints, creating some beautiful backgrounds for your Mixed Media Journal. As an added bonus, during this workshop Sherry is going to teach you a very cool photo transfer technique that can be used in most areas of your crafting portfolios.

So ladies be prepared to get your hands very dirty and bring your aprons.
As a bonus, each class attendee will receive a copy of our new Art-Zine ‘My Prima Place’
Date booked: Thursday May 10th 6pm – 10pm
Workshop cost : $60 per person (all inclusive - Sherry provides all the supplies! Plus you receive $50 worth of Prima product in your kit!)

Call the store at 661-254-7802 to sign up today!

*products used on cover in the workshop vary slightly from this image

What to Bring:
Resist mat *very important must have* size at least 18 x 15 inches
Scissors – such as Tim Holtz Ionic
Fine tipped scissors for cutting
Craft knife
Small craft self healing mat
Cropodile or other single hole punch
1 x large paint brush – 1 -1.5 inch
2-3 smaller paint brushes
Palette knife or Old credit card
Steel ruler
Water spray bottle (mini mister)
Finger Ink Dabber or Ranger Blending tool with foam
Stapler (I use Tim Holtz tiny attacher)

Strong wet fabric glue or wood glue
PVA glue (preferably with a fine tip)
Thin Tacky tape (I use the strong red one from Ranger)
Double-sided tape or tape runner
Staz0n (black) or other permanent ink
Ranger Archival Ink (black) or simliar
Black & White journaling pens (I use Sakura Gel pens)
Sharpie pen (black)

Thursday, April 12, 2012

New Product Update!!

New product! New Product! New Product! Gotta love the new product announcements. It's been a busy week, planning for the big crop this weekend and making sure we get all the new goodies out on the floor. If you want any of these newbies, I suggest you hurry in, we have an all day crop this weekend with 64 people who are always ready to do some serious shopping.

Crate Paper: Pretty Party
American Crafts: Amy Tangerine Sketchbook (HOT HOT item)
Studio Calico: Take Note
May Arts: New TRIM!! we know you love the TRIM
Basic Grey: P B & J and Whats Up
Neatnix: New colors for the Bucket organizer

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

New Class: Graceful or Charming Mini Album

Graceful OR Charming Mini Album
Friday, April 27, 2012
6 pm - 10 pm
Sunday, April 22, 2012
1pm - 5pm
Teacher: Nicole Lysse
Cost: $45

How many of you have a His & Her Bathroom or a His & Her closet. Well maybe you should have a His N Her Album. For this class Nicole decided to give you the choice of Graceful (female) or Charming (male)themed album. Using Echo Park This & That lines, you will create a 6 paged, 6x6 mini album. These albums are a match made in heaven. So take your pick or better yet do both and have your His N Her set. Samples are on display now, the pictures just don't do them justice. Come in the store or call for a reservation.

Supplies Needed: Scissors * Xacto Knife * Pop Dots * Paper Trimmer * Adhesive for chipboard (I use Scor tape)* Liquid glue or glue gun * Crop o Dile * Vintage Photo Distress Ink *


It's time for another update. Also I just want to let you all know that AMY TAN's Skecthbook line has started shipping, so we should be getting it in the store very soon. This is a SUPER hot item alert. Now on to what we have right here, right now:

Sizzix: TIM HOLTZ Alterations Dies, too many to list, but a must HAVE
Kaisercraft: Charlotte's Dream
Queen & Company: There new Magic release, ohhh the Disney possibilities.

Come visit us soon!!

CRICUT 101 CLASS - April


Sunday, April 15, 2012
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Teacher: Liz Mullen
Cost: $25

"Cricut 101 Class"
This class is geared for the novice. If you are not feeling confident with your cricut machine this class is for you. Taking this class you will leave confident knowing...

* Care and preservation's of the mats
* Basic operation
* Settings for the blade
* How to use the buttons/overlays
* Explain and demonstrate mode keys
* Explain function keys
* Settings - how to program