Wednesday, June 22, 2016

July Class Line-up at Artsy!


Happy Summer!!!  The heat is definitely on and the classes  we have lined up for you in July are simply sizzling!!!!  But we'll try to cool you down some with our Christmas In July special edition classes!!    Of course, the best deal is our Buy 3 Get 1 FREE on July 31st which has been so very popular.  Plus, we love keeping Patsy out of trouble so get your top three classes picked out, get registered along with a friend or two and have fun creating this month!  Remember, you get a 10% discount on all of your regular price purchase the day of class - for each class!  With all the new products arriving weekly in the store, you'll be so happy to have that extra savings!!  Check it all out below and stop by Artsy to register...or call us at 970-613-1631!!  Can't wait to see you!!
 
DISTRESS INK TECHNIQUES:  These magic pads can create a lot of diverse looks and Distress Inks are truly the “in” thing these days! Come in and learn at least 7 techniques and take home instruction tags for all 7.  Bring your basic kit to class.   With Patsy on Friday, 7/1 from 2-4.  $25
ALCOHOL INK TECHNIQUES:  Little tiny bottles of ink can make fabulous backgrounds when you learn how to use them.  Bring your basic kit to class.    With Patsy on Saturday, 7/2 from 10am-Noon.  $25
MOMENTS ALBUM:  This gorgeous paper collection by Ruby Rocket called Faded Empire provides the perfect touch for this wonderful keepsake album!  You’ll learn how to construct the album from cover to cover and everything in between from scratch.  This is a 2-part class with the second date still to be determined.  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Denise on Sunday, 7/3 from 11-4 for Part 1.  $75
NORTHWOODS GAZEBO CARD:  The NEW Northwood summer stamp collection is a hit!   You’ll learn some awesome tips in bringing suck beautiful color to this gazebo.  It will surely bring joy to its recipient (even if it’s you!). Don’t wait too long to register as the class has a 5-student limit.  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Marsha on Tuesday, 7/5 from 2-4pm.    $8  (LIMIT OF 5)
TEENY, TINY CARDS:  So much fun with such a small subject!!  But don’t let the name fool you – you’ll fall in love with these cute little cards.  To those of you skeptics out there, don’t let the size fool you!  Big impact comes out of small things and we know Patsy has a loyal following with this fun class.  Don’t wait any longer to see what you’ve been missing – get registered today!  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Patsy on Wednesday, 7/6 from 10-11am    $7
TEA BAG CLUB:   It’s Christmas in July for the Tea Bag Club, too!!   Donna has been using this folding technique for years and you’ll have so much fun learning it from her.  Just look at all the variations you can have!!!  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Donna on Wednesday 7/6 from 2-4pm.  $10
PENNY BLACK ATTACK CARDS:  Penny Black stamps are a favorite in the Artsy inventory and in this class you’ll learn how to use the same stamps to create 6 beautifully different and colorful cards!  With Sue on Thursday, 7/7 from 10-Noon.  6/$12



CHRISTMAS BOX CARD:  If you're not already in the Christmas in July mode by now, this adorable little snowman box card should do the trick!! Even if you've learned this box card technique in the past, you'll have a great time.  And yes...you CAN mail it!  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Diane on Friday, 7/8 from 2-4pm.  $10


CITYSCAPES FLIP-IT ALBUM:  The Cityscapes collection is certainly one of Graphic 45’s most versatile designs!  It’s the perfect album theme to use for preserving those great memories from that special trip you’re taking this summer!!!  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Grace on Saturday, 7/9 from 9am-5pm.  $59.
PAINT & STENCIL TECHNIQUE CLASS:  Paints and stencils can bring such clever and easy style to any of your papercrafting projects from cards to artboards - and everything in between!  Cherri is truly an expert with these techniques and will quickly build your confidence in using both large and small stencils!! You will take so much away from this class besides the tags!   Bring your basic kit to class.  With Cherri on Saturday, 7/9 from 10:30am-1pm.  $18
 
G45 UNDER THE SEA 3D:  Even though it shouldn't surprise us anymore…Julia still manages to do just that!  This frameable 3D uses the NEW and stunning Under The Sea Paper Collection from Graphic 45. Learn how to use 3 sheets of the same paper to bring dimension and life to this image.  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Julia on Sunday, 7/10 from 1-3pm.   $12 (or $8 for ‘repeaters’)

 
EMBROIDERY ON PAPER:  This special Christmas in July themed class will open up a brand new portal of creativity for your holiday cards this year!  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 Monday, 7/11 from 10:30-Noon  $5
BUTTERFLY KISSES SHADOW BOX & ALBUM:  Wow!  BoBunny never ceases to amaze us by out-doing themselves each season!  As part of this stunning paper collection called Butterfly Kisses, Denise will show you how to create this beautiful shadow box that comes complete with a matching mini album to boot!     Bring your basic kit to class.  With Denise on Tuesday, 7/12 from 10am-5pm.   $45
ART IMPRESSIONS WATERCOLOR CLAY POT CARD:  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 Thursday 7/14 from 10am-Noon.   $16
NEVERENDING CARD:  Fold after beautiful fold, you’ll learn how to create this mystical and unique greeting card which will surely bring amazement and joy to its recipient!! Diane is a master with this technique and you’ll have a blast learning this from her.  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Diane on Friday, 7/15 from      2-4pm.   $10
G45 ENCHANTED FOREST 3D:  Even though it shouldn’t surprise us anymore…Julia still manages to do just that!  This frameable 3D uses the NEW and stunning Enchanted Forest Paper Collection from Graphic 45. Learn how to use 3 sheets of the same paper to bring dimension and life to this image.  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Julia on Saturday, 7/16 from 10:30am-1pm.   $12 (or $8 for ‘repeaters’)
DEMO – ILLUSTRATED BIBLE:  Don’t underestimate all the incredible tips this FREE demo will offer you! Marsha will show you how you can utilize faith-based papers and products like washi tape, pens, highlighters, stickers, vellum, and more to create beautiful embellishments to place in your Bible.   With Marsha on Saturday 7/16 from 1-2pm.  FREE!!
COFFEE BREAK BOXED CARDS:  What a clever idea for yourself or as a special little gift for that coffee lover in your life!   You’ll create this special box from scratch and fill it with several coffee-themed pop-up cards!  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Shana on Sunday, 7/17 from 12-4pm.  $22
 

NORTHWOODS DUCK CARD:  If you haven’t yet enjoyed one of these Northwoods classes, you’re missing out!  You’ll learn several little tips and tricks for painting and coloring these beautiful images.  Don’t wait too long to register as each class has a 5-student limit.  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Marsha on Tuesday, 7/19 from 2-4pm.    $8  (LIMIT OF 5)


 
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, 7/20 from 2-4pm.   $15 
O’ CHRISTMAS TREE CARDS:  It’s Christmas in July at Artsy and these creative designs will surely whet your whistle and entice you to get a serious jump on your Christmas cards this year!  Not only are these cards eye-catching, they are also filled with some great techniques for all you technique junkies out there.  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Patsy on Thursday, 7/21 from 6-8pm. 3/$8  


 

G45 HALLOWEEN IN WONDERLAND CARDS AND BOX:  This brand new paper collection from Graphic 45 is so much fun and brings new meaning to jumping down the rabbit hole for sure!!  Learn how to create this adorable little card box and coordinating Halloween cards.  Perfect little gift set for the “Alice” addicts in your life!!  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Diane on Friday 7/22 from 1-4pm.  Box & 6 cards/$25
 

QUILLED POINSETTIA:  The Christmas in July theme continues with this unique technique class given by new instructor Nancy!!  If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to quill, the time is now in this fun and addicting class.  Bring a quilling tool to class.  With Nancy on Saturday, 7/23 from 2-4pm.   $9
 GRANDMA’S ATTIC CARDS: This gorgeous NEW Pion paper line direct from Sweden will have you mesmerized!  You’ll receive one complete 12x12 sheet with all 12 vintage tinted B&W images of ladies from ‘Grandma’s Attic” to use during class and then take the remaining 9 home to create more cards on your own.  You’ll learn how to incorporate several new dies from Memory Box and Sizzix (i.e. Tim Holtz) in these designs, and play with Distress Ink, lace, ribbon, hat pins, and vintage brads.  Bring your basic kit to class and one or two handles for use with distressing sponges if you have them.  With Becki on Sunday, 7/24 from 1-3pm.  3/$18
NORTHWOODS WINTER BENCH CARD:  Following suit with our Christmas in July theme, you’re sure to be inspired and get a jump on those holiday cards with this beautiful stamp by Northwoods! You’ll have a fun time learning watercolor techniques to make those little cardinals pop right off the paper.  Don’t wait too long to register as this class has a 5-student limit.  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Marsha on Wednesday, 7/27 from 2-4pm.  $8  (LIMIT OF 5)
TAGS (& BLOCKS) SUMMER:  This month’s set of tags brings a colorful, summery, tropical flare to your d├ęcor!!  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Grace on Thursday, 7/28 from 6-8pm.   $15  (Be sure to tell the sales associate when you register if you’re a newbie to this class and need the blocks too – there is a one-time additional cost of $15 for the blocks that the tags attach to.)
 
ART BOARD SERIES:  Take any one or all three decorative art board classes to adorn your studio or walls.  Change up accent colors to your favorite colors.  Also, change up hand-lettered words with any saying you prefer.  Products used include gel medium and the new Tim Holtz brushes.  Bring #2 through #6 round artist’s brushes if you have; no basic tool box or other supplies required.  Abstract art requires no prior experience.  This is the second of three monthly offerings of this class with Cherri – on Friday, 7/29 from 6 – 8:30pm with the third class on Friday, 8/26 from 2 – 4:30pm.  Class fee is $12.50 plus a $2.50 supply fee.  If you take more than one, the “repeaters” classes will be $10 plus the supply fee.
UNDER THE SEA ALBUM:   Get signed up now for this incredibly beautiful and unique album featuring the gorgeous Under The Sea paper collection from Graphic 45!  It will be hard to decide of you’ll give it away as a gift or if you’ll keep it for yourself!  No matter what, you won’t want to miss this class.  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Pat on Saturday, 7/30 from 9am-5pm.  $75
OPAL MAGIC BACKGROUND CARDS:   Bright, colorful and full of opalescence best describe this class!  What great fun you’ll have playing with these new paints from Prima.  Patsy just can’t stop playing with these paints and you’ll find out why when you take this class.  You can register for this class independently or you can attend for FREE when you Buy 3 classes in JULY!!!  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Patsy on Sunday, 7/31 from 1-3pm.  4/$10 or FREE with purchase of 3 JULY classes!!