Sunday, July 23, 2017

August Classes

 ARTSY’S AUGUST CLASS DESCRIPTIONS
Remember, you get a 10% Discount on your entire regular-price purchase day of class!!
IRIS FOLD FANCY DRESS CARD:  Remember when we were girls and wanted to be fashion designers and had so much fun designing evening dresses.  Well that is what fancy dress club is about, those fun old days designing. Ribbon, pattern and cut-out are provided.  You may design your gown like the instructor, if you wish.  But you are encouraged to have fun and design your gown your way. Come join the fun!!  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Donna on Wednesday, 8/2 from 1-3pm.  $10 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
ALCOHOL INK TECHNIQUES:  Do you want some of these but have never used them?  Or maybe don't use them enough?  Attend this class and learn some amazing effects that you can create! Bring your basic kit to class.  With Patsy on Thursday, 8/3 from 1-3.   $25
NORTHWOODS SQUIRREL CARD:  Happy squirrels eat their leftover acorns among the spring flowers.  In class, you can choose to make the squirrels grey, red or brown.  Bring your basic kit to class. With Marsha on Friday, 8/4 from 10am-1pm $8
(LIMIT OF 6)
SERENDIPITY ALBUM:  Have you SEEN the new Serendipity Paper Collection from Blue Fern Studios???  OMG, it’s beautiful and Marsh will be walking you through the steps to create this beautiful “binder style” album that can be used for so many occasions.  You will use a specific paper and binder kit plus various other items as part of this class. Bring your basic kit to class.  With Marsha on Saturday, 8/5 from 10am – 4pm.  $60 total for the class. 
THE CHOCOLATE BOOK #2: If you missed the first session – no problem!  You can’t get the chocolate though, we ate it.  You can come to the second session and start fresh.  You will get everything you need to start the book.  Make it about chocolate – make it about coffee!  They’re both brown so it works!  Bring some favorite things to put in your book.  Look at your suggestion sheet for ideas (you can get this at the store).  Bring things to share – your fellow book creators will appreciate it.  Patsy will be sharing too!  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Patsy on Saturday, 8/5 from 10am-Noon.  $10
 
PLAY DAY AT ARTSY!!  Looking for a place to really spread out and work on that “UFO” (UnFinished Object)?  Or, wanna acquire some new toys at Artsy and then break into them immediately and be creative?  Do you want to be creative with other people?  Bring a friend and play in the Artsy Classroom!  Work on your own projects or let Patsy and Julia find fun things for you to do!  Plus, if you need something or run out, you’re already in the perfect space to get more!! It’s starting to catch on so plan now to come in on one or all five dates in August.  Bring your basic kit with you as supplies are not included.  Tuesday 8/8 from 10am-6pm, Friday 8/11 from 10am-6pm, Tuesday 8/22 from 10am-6pm, Thursday 8/24 from 10am-6pm and Tuesday 8/29 from 10am-6pm- FREE!
 
PRIMARY ELEMENTS MICA POWDERS TECHNIQUES:  Beautiful little powders glittering in a pot.  What happens when you open them and start playing?  Come find out!  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Julia on Wednesday, 8/9 from 10-NOON.   $15
DISTRESS INK TECHNIQUES:  Learn some basic and not so basic things to do with these amazing inks!  Bring your basic kit to class. With Patsy on Thursday, 8/10 from 1-3pm.   $25
HEARTFELT CLASSIC WEDDING CARDS: Now is your chance to sample the newest collection from Heartfelt Creations. Think of it as try it before you buy it! Each month we will be offering a new class featuring their newest release which includes papers, stamps and dies. This month you will get a hands-on chance to use the new Classic Wedding collection.  Take home 3 beautiful handmade cards that you could use for a wedding, anniversary, or several other occasions. This collection also goes well with some of Heartfelt's other collections so the possibilities are endless! If you have a flower-shaping kit please bring that to class along with your basic kit.  With Leslie on Saturday, 8/12 from 12:30pm-3:30pm.  3/$14
H2O ASIAN THEMED CARDS:  Please join Patti in making four beautiful Asian themed cards using the gorgeous “Hanami Garden” paper collection from Kaiser Kraft.  We will also be using the Dogwood Flower stamps and dies from Heartfelt Creations and coloring them with Twinkling H2O’s.  You will even learn to make a simple origami fold!  Please bring your basic kit to class and a favorite paint brush, if you have one. Also, if you have a flower shaping kit of any kind, please bring it.  Otherwise, paint brushes and flower shaping kit will be provided for you to use during class.  With Patti on Sunday, 8/13 from 12:30 to 2:30 pm.  4/$18  Limit 6
VINTAGE ELEGANT LADIES:  You will get to create 4 cards of vintage, romantic, froofie ladies.  Use them for any occasion or keep them for yourself.  They are part of The Stamp Doctor cut-aparts, so when you buy your own sheet, you can make 8 more cards!  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Patsy on Wednesday, 8/16 from 10am-Noon.  4/$15
PROJECT CROP!!  Need some “me” time to work on your projects? Plan now and get registered to crop ‘til you drop for this one evening event.  This is open to anyone who wants some fun and focused time to work on their own specific papercrafting project whether it be cards, scrapbooking or mixed media.  It will be like playtime on steroids ‘cuz DINNER is included and you can use many of the items in the Artsy classroom – like the Bigshot, stamps, and other tools. Please bring your basic kit with you.  With Julia on Friday, 8/18 from 5-Midnight.  $15

 

$1 CARDS:    It’s been a while since we’ve offered this and it’s always so fun and popular.  We’ll have 5-6 different cards to create and you’re welcome to make all that you like for $1 each!  Three times slots are available - 10:30-11:45am, 11:45am-1pm, and 1-2:15pm.  Call the store in advance to sign up for your favorite time.  Bring your basic kit as adhesives and tools will not be available.  Saturday, 8/19 between 10:30-2:15pm.  Reservations are required. $1 per card made
 
 
VINTAGE ROSE GARDEN KEEPSAKE BOX:  The 1st keepsake box Denise did was such a hit that she created another one!  This lovely paper from Couture Creations is just perfect for the small size box. With Denise on Sunday 8/20 from 12: 15-3:30pm.  $20
EMBROIDERY ON PAPER:  If you haven’t tried this cool technique on paper yet, you are missing the boat!  Punch a design, stitch the pattern and create a card.  It’s easier than it looks!  Plus, it’s the perfect little surprise element to add texture to your cards or scrapbook pages.  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Patsy on Wednesday, 8/23 from 10am-Noon $12
(This is just a sample of the technique....Patsy hasn't decided yet which image she will share with you that day!)
WINE ALBUM W/BOX:  What a perfect gift for that wine lover in your life….or make it for yourself to keep!  We will decorate this Graphic 45 box in a wine theme, and build an accordion style mini album that fits inside.  We will also make 4 wine charms to accompany this lovely album and box.  You will need to bring your basic kit plus Distress Ink colors Aged Mahogany and Black Soot, as well as your score board and beading pliers if you have them.  With Shana on Saturday, 8/26 from 10am-4pm.  $45  LIMIT of 8
 
G45 “YOUR CHOICE” 3D:  Was there a 3-D you really wanted to do but missed the class? This will get you excited!  If the paper is in stock, now is your chance. There are a lot of choices still available. Some of them included are Safari, Portrait of a Lady, Cityscapes, Nature's Sketchbook, Parisian CafĂ©, and possibly more! She is going to let YOU choose from the paper sets that are still available that day and will guide you through the fussy-cutting process per design. Julia is famous for this class and has quite a following! It’s a stunning technique that you’ll enjoy learning and utilizing for a long time.  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Julia on Saturday 8/26 from 1-3.  $12 (or $8 for repeaters).
 
ART IMPRESSIONS WATERCOLOR: Have you struggled with watercoloring and just don’t know what to do??  Well, this is the perfect class for you!  With a few simple tips and tricks, Patsy will turn your frustration into pure FUN!!!  To sweeten the deal, a stamp set is INCLUDED!!  Bring your basic kit.  With Patsy on Sunday 8/27 from 12:30-2:30pm.   $18

 
 
LAYERS OF COLOR CLUB – HYDRANGEA CARDS:  The Hero Arts stamp layering set of the month is the gorgeous Hydrangea! This one looks so intricate, but is actually quite simple to use once you learn a few tricks.  Julia will be teaching you a few during this class and you might even get a few bonus techniques tossed into it as well.   PLUS, the stamp set is yours to keep! With Julia on Wednesday, 8/30 from 2-4:30pm.  $26 – includes stamp set
 
SCRAPPY CARDS:  Are your paper scraps piling up?  Sign up for this class and let us show you how to make 5 cards using nothing but scraps!  You'll be surprised how far your extra little pieces of scrap paper can go and still look great!  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Patsy on Thursday, 8/31 from 6-8pm.  5/$12
 

CLASS POLICIES
***Classes start promptly at the time listed.  Please have your lovely buns in the seat and be ready to go!    Showing up late is very disruptive to the class that is already in progress.  Plan ahead for traffic or other things that might slow you down! 

If you are more than 10 minutes late, you may be asked to get into another class.  If you are more than 15 minutes late, you will forfeit your class fee. 
Classes must be paid for at the time of registration.  You are not considered registered unless a class is paid for which could affect your seat in those classes with student limits.  You may pay with cash, check or use a credit card with a $2 handling fee.  You may register over the phone and mail in a check or give us a credit card number. 

We also assume you're taking a class to enjoy a break for a few hours and learn some cool stuff without interruptions.  That said, we will now begin each class by asking you to turn off your cell phones or silence them during class.  This will enhance everyone's learnin' and enjoyment of the class at hand.
Thank you in advance for understanding.  If you have problems or questions about these policy updates, please see Patsy.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

July Classes


Can you believe we're talking July already?!?!?!?  What a fun month ahead to follow the Double Trunk Show we had in June!  Remember, you get a 10% discount on all your regular-priced purchase on the day of class.  So grab a few friends, sign up for several of these amazing classes below and get your FUN on!!! 
MASQUERADE STATIONERY BOX:  Box and cards set using G45 newest paper collections.  Bring your basic kit to class. With Deb on Saturday, 7/1 from 10am-1pm  $15+Paper Pad (8x8)
NORTHWOODS SQUIRREL CARD:  Happy squirrels eat their leftover acorns among the spring flowers.  In class, you can choose to make the squirrels grey, red or brown.  Bring your basic kit to class. With Marsha on Saturday, 7/1 from 10am-1pm  $8 (LIMIT OF 6)
2nd QUARTER CUSTOMER BIRTHDAY PARTY:  Did you have a birthday during the 2nd quarter of the year?  If you do - this party is for YOU!  We are going to celebrate with you on Sunday July 2nd from 1-2:30pm!  Sign up before June 30th and leave a deposit of $5.  The day of the party you will get to create 2 cards, enjoy some tasty beverages and Birthday cupcakes, AND receive a $5 gift card to spend in the store that day!  With Cherri on Sunday 7/2 from 1-2:30pm. 
 
G45 NATURE SKETCHBOOK MINI CARD BOX:  Create this complete set using G45 Nature Sketchbook paper collection.  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Deb on Wednesday, 7/5 from 10-Noon.  $10
DISTRESS INK TECHNIQUES:  Learn some basic and not so basic things to do with these amazing inks!  Bring your basic kit to class. With Patsy on Thursday, 7/6 from 10:00am-Noon   $25
PLAY DAY AT ARTSY!!  Looking for a place to really spread out and work on that “UFO” (UnFinished Object)?  Or, wanna acquire some new toys at Artsy and then break into them immediately and be creative?  Do you want to be creative with other people?  Bring a friend and play in the Artsy Classroom!  Work on your own projects or let Patsy and Julia find fun things for you to do!  Plus, if you need something or run out, you’re already in the perfect space to get more!! It’s starting to catch on so plan now to come in on one or all four dates in July.  Bring your basic kit with you as supplies are not included.  Friday 7/7 from 10am-6pm, Friday 7/14 from 10am-6pm, Tuesday 7/18 from 10am-6pm and Tuesday 7/25 from 10am-6pm- FREE!
 
THE CHOCOLATE BOOK: If you love chocolate, you won’t want to miss this one!!  Patsy has created this super fun and unique book that celebrates one of her most favorite things!  The first thing to know though is that you WON’T make the entire book at this class – that will take 12-24 hrs.  However  1)  You WILL get 4 pages to BEGIN your book, each student will get to select one of the chocolate phrases to create with (the more people that sign up, the more phrases you will get!).  2) You WILL learn different techniques to use on any/all pages. 3) You WILL receive several pieces of brown tones cardstock and specialty papers. 4) You WILL get little doodahs to use in your book. 5) You WILL receive 2 pieces of black 6x6 chipboard for the covers + 2 rings.  6) You WILL OBVIOUSLY have chocolate in this class!  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Patsy on Saturday, 7/8 from 10am-Noon.  $10
COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS TIN:  This darling mixed media project is perfect for those who love Christmas, each little muffin space is covered with a magnet circle.  Each circle is embellished with holiday wrappings of patterned papers, stickers, rub on’s, and Christmas Icon’s.  Each little space is waiting to be filled with a tiny treat, gift or note, something fun to do each day as you count down to the big event with loved ones.  Great for children of all ages, as well as offices, and college dorms!  Makes a beautiful display just on its own. You WILL need to bring one 24-count Mini Muffin Tin (available next door to Artsy in a 2 pack) along with your basic kit to class.  With Suzanne on Saturday, 7/8 from 10am-12:30pm.  $30 + tin
HEARTFELT CLASSIC PETUNIA CARDS: This class features one of the newest paper collections from Heartfelt Creations – Classic Petunia!  If you’re a fan of Liquid Pearls or have always been curious, this is the class for you as you’ll be learning some new ways to use them as backgrounds. Yes, we said backgrounds!  If you have a flower-shaping kit please bring that to class along with your basic kit.  With Leslie on Saturday, 7/8 from 12:30pm-3:30pm. 3/$14
TEA BAG CLUB – CHRISTMAS IN JULY POINSETTIA:  Teabag Club will meet this month to get a head start on making our Christmas cards.  The fold of the month will be the Poinsettia fold. This easy fold only takes three tiles to make each Poinsettia.  Come join the Christmas fun!! Bring your basic kit to class.  With Donna on Tuesday, 7/11 from 1-3pm.  $10 
LAYERS OF COLOR CLUB – GOLDFISH CARDS:  Stamp layering set of the month is goldfish. This stamp is just plain fun. We will also so be using the new distress oxide inks and creating a cute shaker card. The stamp set is yours to keep. With Julia on Wednesday, 7/12 from 2-4:30pm OR on Saturday, 7/29 from 1-3:30pm.  $26 – includes stamp set
IRIS FOLD FANCY DRESS CARD:  Remember when we were girls and wanted to be fashion designers and had so much fun designing evening dresses.  Well that is what fancy dress club is about, those fun old days designing. Ribbon, pattern and cut-out are provided.  You may design your gown like the instructor, if you wish.  But you are encouraged to have fun and design your gown your way. Come join the fun!!  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Donna on Thursday, 7/13 from 1-3pm.  $10
DEMO DAY #3!:  The previous two Demo Days have been nothing but exciting, incredible, and absolute FUN! If you haven’t had a chance to enjoy one of them, you’ll want to make this one a MUST!  We’ll have Janet in town from Creative Impressions who will demo some of the beautiful little embellishments and share a few awesome tricks!  Cherri Rob will be in the house to demo several of the paints, sprays, and stencils from Dylusions.  Susan Mostek is a designer with B Line Designs and will share with you how to use the same B Line stamp in multiple ways to create some incredibly different looks.  AND if those three gals aren’t enough for ya, Patsy and Julia will be onsite with some surprise demos using some of the newest products to hit the store!!  Mark your calendars now for Saturday, 7/15 from 10:30am-2:30pm.  FREE!!!!!!
 
PICTURE PERFECT FRAME:  If you're interested in framing people in their best light, then join Doug to learn how to make this origami picture frame card. Please bring a 2" X 2" photograph of a person that has a 1/2" border.  Also, please bring a Martha Stewart score board (or any brand), as well as your basic kit to class.  With Doug on Wednesday, 7/19 from 10:15-11:45am. $6
ISLAND ESCAPE ALBUM:  This fun beachy-themed album features the beautiful paper collection Island Escape from KaiserCraft.  Talk about a great way to transport you to the tropics!  This is a 2-day class. Bring your basic kit to class.  With Denise on Thursday 7/20 from 10am-5pm (Part 1) AND on Friday 7/21 from 10am-3pm (Part 2).  $80
PROJECT CROP!!  Need some “me” time to work on your projects? Plan now and get registered to crop ‘til you drop for this one evening event.  This is open to anyone who wants some fun and focused time to work on their own specific papercrafting project whether it be cards, scrapbooking or mixed media.  It will be like playtime on steroids ‘cuz DINNER is included and you can use many of the items in the Artsy classroom – like the Bigshot, stamps, and other tools. Please bring your basic kit with you.  With Julia on Friday, 7/21 from 5-Midnight.  $15
 
PAPER BAG ALBUM: In this class, you will learn how to create this eye-catching album using this simple paper bag assembly design and a variety of new paper from 7 Gypsies. The best part of this class is that it allows plenty of time for you to embellish it how you want to. It’s a great class to also practice “making it your own”! Bring your basic kit to class.  With Pat on Saturday, 7/22 from 10am-4pm.  $25

GELLI PLATE CREATE & MAKE: We will be using our gelli press to create prints in the first half of the class. In the second half the class we will use those prints to create some cards. You just need to bring your gelli plate and braver with your basic kit. If you don’t have one yet, you can purchase one at the store.  With Julia on Saturday, 7/22 from  1-4pm.  $25
 
HEARTFELT CREATIONS MITI – CLASSIC WEDDING:  Come in and see the newest introduction from Heartfelt Creations – Classic Wedding!  Just released this month!  Try the stamps and dies then make a card to take with you.  With Leslie on Sunday, 7/23 from 1-3pm.  FREE!
 
DISTRESS OXIDE TECHNIQUES:  These new inks are so fabulous and unlike any other inks you have ever used. You will be amazed at what you can do with these. So far there are 5 techniques pictured but Julia has a lot more to teach you.  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Julia on Wednesday, 7/26 from 2-4pm.   $18
ALCOHOL INK TECHNIQUES:  Do you want some of these but have never used them?  Or maybe don't use them enough?  Attend this class and learn some amazing effects that you can create! Bring your basic kit to class.  With Patsy on Thursday, 7/27 from 10am-Noon.   $25
“KISS THE COOK” RECIPE BOOK & BOX:  This is a great magazine style holder and box to hold the BoBunny binder album all decorated with BoBunny’s Kiss the Cook paper.  What better way to organize those special recipes!  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Julia on Saturday, 7/28 from 10am-4pm.  $65
FAIRY TALE GARDEN BOOK:   Enjoy this delightful journey through a fairy tale garden … magical, mystical fairy dust sprinkled everywhere!  In this altered journal project, students will start with paper engineering, then play with color with Tonic Mousse, add in 49 & Market Street Fairy Tale Paper, fairy cut-aparts, darling pixie quotes …. And embellish, embellish, embellish. When the class is paid for, students will receive the hand-made 50 page journal and a cut-apart page.  Pre-class homework INCLUDES fussy cut the entire 12x12 sheet, and glue some of the book pages together with UHU glue stick (glue 2, skip 2, repeat throughout book).  There is a limit of 14 students and this class is NOT recommended for beginners or students that enjoy a slower pace. This is a 2-Part class and it must be paid in full by 7/19.  Please check at the store when you sign up for "bring to class" requirements.  With Cherri on Saturday 7/29 from 10am-4pm AND on Sunday 7/31 from Noon-3pm.  $65
G45 MIDNIGHT MASQUERADE 3D:  What a beautiful paper collection to use in this unique way.  Julia is famous for this class and has quite a following! It’s a stunning technique that you’ll enjoy learning and utilizing for a long time.  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Julia on Saturday, 7/29 from 10am-Noon.  $12 (or $8 for repeaters).
CLASS POLICIES

***Classes start promptly at the time listed.  Please have your lovely buns in the seat and be ready to go!    Showing up late is very disruptive to the class that is already in progress.  Plan ahead for traffic or other things that might slow you down! 

If you are more than 10 minutes late, you may be asked to get into another class.  If you are more than 15 minutes late, you will forfeit your class fee. 

Classes must be paid for at the time of registration.  You are not considered registered unless a class is paid for which could affect your seat in those classes with student limits.  You may pay with cash, check or use a credit card with a $2 handling fee.  You may register over the phone and mail in a check or give us a credit card number. 

We also assume you're taking a class to enjoy a break for a few hours and learn some cool stuff without interruptions.  That said, we will now begin each class by asking you to turn off your cell phones or silence them during class.  This will enhance everyone's learnin' and enjoyment of the class at hand.

Thank you in advance for understanding.  If you have problems or questions about these policy updates, please see Patsy.