Thursday, May 07, 2015

"Wonderful Adventure"

Art Journaling Class
May 13th, 7:00pm
with Susan O'Neil
Join Susan on a "Wonderful Adventure" into Art Journaling. This is our second class with Susan and she is great at bringing you out of that comfort zone of non-messiness. This class is for anyone and everyone. Come get messy, be artsy and develop your creative spirit. Art is a journey and and good for the soul!
$30.00 with Journal
$25.00 without Journal
All Items Supplied

CROP NIGHT THIS FRIDAY

Come join us for a midnight crop this Friday, MAY 8th
Bring your crafty items to work on - ALL CRAFTERS WELCOME
Creative Friends and crafty fun
Friendly staff to help you out and cookies with coffee to boot!
7:00pm - 12:00am just $7.00  per crafter.

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

All Occasion Card Class

Colouring for Adults is all the rage. Join us tomorrow evening - Wednesday, May 6th for an All Occasion Card Class. Learn a simple and inexpensive way to get those beautifully coloured cards.

Just $25.00 for 5 hand- coloured cards. Discover your inner love for colouring.
Please bring to class your basic tool kit and the following items: Pencil crayons (crayola or better - Dollar Store doesn't work well), White ink and a paper piercer. If you have blending stumps and baby oil bring those too - if you don't have these items... NO Worries we have lots to share.
Here are more images of the created cards:



Tuesday, April 28, 2015

POTM PRISM - APRIL CLASS

I can't believe April is almost over - Where does the time go? It is time for our POTM CLASS, Wednesday at 7pm or Thursday at 1:30. This month it is a cute, bright layout that we are doing.


You will need:
Adhesive
Dimensional Adhesive
White pen
Black pen
Ruler
Paper Trimmer
Scalloped edge punch/scissors
Scissors
Corner rounder
Photos:
Five square 3.5”x3.5” photos (print with white border)
One vertical 3.75”x5.5” photo (print with white border)
One vertical 4”x6” photo (print with white border)
Two vertical 2”x3” photos (print with white border)

Here is also the link to view the papers in the collection 
PRISM COLLECTION >>>>>   http://www.basicgrey.com/scrapbook/shop/collections/show/current/prism


Thursday, April 23, 2015

Colouring at it's best

"All Occasion Cards Class"
With Kimberly Colliss
Wednesday May 6th. at 7pm
$25.00 

Come create 5 cards with our favourite Pencil Crayon colouring technique. Using digital images you will leave with 2 cards for children's birthday, 2 for adults, a femine & mascuine and 1 wedding/anniversary card.All you need is your pencil crayons and basic tool kit. You can also join us if you like to colour with Copic or alcohol based markers or whatever your favourite colouring medium might be.
More Images to follow

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

"Welcome"

Have you guessed Jenny's news?
She's waiting for a new little dance partner. Here is a wonderful "heritage" inspired layout that would work perfect form any vintage photo.
Jenny dug into her stash and pulled out some older paper but they work with that new Simple Stories Legacy Paper. She diecut hearts and layered a variety of papers under her photo. She also created a little mitered frame for her photo and who doesn't love little clothes pins.
For this layout Jenny used:
Simple Stories Lagacy Papers and We R Memory Keepers Antique Chic (an older line),  and a wood venear die cut title.


Thursday, April 16, 2015

"Seriously...."

Back with Day 3 of our sharing.
Melanie has done it again - Crazy photo + simply papers = fabulous layout.
Here is "Seriously"
For both Mel's layouts that we have shared she has used non traditional colours for "male" pages. They totally work and we can't be afraid to step out of the box - you might create the perfect page.
Here's what she used this time:
BasicGrey exclusive paper, Fullerton paper & Flair Buttons from the "SECOND CITY" collection.
Foam Words by Thickers 
Coordinating Cardstocks in white, purple & yellow.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

"Cravings"

Jenny Vereecken on our design team has wonderful news - Can you guess what it is???
She is experiencing "cravings"....
Jenny has a fab design sense and she created this page with a variety of handcutting/punching techniques. She snipped strips of border paper, a cut out around a dollie and a bird. She printed her journaling on the computer and die cut her lettering and little hearts
She used:
BOBUNNY - "BABY BUMP" collection - Bundle, Miracle, Precious & Watch Me Grow
Grey & Cream Cardstocks, Teal ink, number stickers




Tuesday, April 14, 2015

"You Make Me Happy"

Our Design team has been hard at work and we have a few layouts to share over the next few days.
Here is the first of our sharing:
"You Make Me Happy" By Melanie Faber
Melanie has the unique talent of taking a variety of items and creating something simply beautiful.

Melanie used the following items to create this wonderfully simple page:
BasicGrey - Exclusive paper from the J'Adore Collection (heart/ peach bird)

2 cards from Project Life "Good Times" Value Kit

White Cardstock, Black Journaling pen, Pop Dots and black ink

March Surprise Kits

Our "SURPRISE KITS" are available in the store - there are only a few left.
Here are the enteries for the month of March. Both ladies will receive a prize.

Here is one by Sherry Lalonde
And here are 2 from Janet MacAloney