Friday, July 26, 2013

Fri, July 26, 2013

Happy Day Everyone!

I've got lots to show you from our creative instructors for the first couple of weeks in August:

Thurs, 8/1, ARTSY WILL HOLD ANOTHER OPERATION WRITE HOME WORKSHOP  from 1-3.  Please come in and help us create cards for our soldiers overseas.  We make blank cards for them to write home on.  If you could bring your basic tool kit, it would help us, as well.  Always interesting!

Fri, 8/2, from 2-4; Patsy will have another DISTRESS INK TECHNIQUES class. For just $30 you will learn at least 7 techniques using Tim Holtz's Distress Ink pads (48 colors) and take home your own pad and instructions for each.  Lots of fun:

Sat, 8/3, Pat will teach another beautiful album MAMA-RAZZI ALBUM, from 10:30-4:00, bring your lunch or eat out.  This album uses Bo Bunny paper in a camera& film theme.  Lots of embellishments, too. 

Part of inside pages:

Mon, 8/5, ALL OF OUR PACKAGED silk and paper FLOWERS, not dies, not stamps, not papers, not unpackaged roses....  WILL BE 25% OFF TODAY!

ALSO, Patsy will teach another ALCOHOL INK TECHNIQUES class from 6-8pm.  If you have bottles of alcohol inks and don't know what to do with them or are interested but haven't yet committed, this is the class for you.  You will learn 7 different ways to use these inks.  It is just so much fun! Wear your old clothes and our apron, just $30.  Your samples will look totally different than these, and you will have instructions to take home:

Tues, 8/6, from 10-5, we have our every TUESDAY TECHNIQUES.  Come into learn a quick new technique and take home instructions.  Different every Tues.  Just $2, or FREE WITH A $5 or more purchase.

Wed, 8/7, we have Doug coming in from 1-3 for ORIGAMI DRESS CARD, which includes some quilling, so bring your quilling tool with your basic kit.  Always a pleasure to have Doug teach for us, make this pretty card for just $8:

Thurs, 8/8, from 2-4 Dianna will teach FALL NORTHWOODS STYLE CARDS.  You will learn how to get the ''watercolor" painting look using Tombow markers just like  the Northwoods Stamp designers do.  Make these 2 cards for $10, or buy one of the stamps and the class is FREE.  Only a few stamps left to purchase:


Also, Pat will teach BOHEMIAN MINI ALBUM, from 1-4 you will make this pretty album using G45 bright Bohemian Bazaar paper, just $25:

Sat, 8/10 from 10:30-12:30, and again on Mon, 8/19 from 6-8pm, Sharolyn will teach FLOWERS, FLOWERS, FLOWERS.  You will make these 3 colorful cards, just right for any occasion, for just $10:

That same afternoon, from 2-4, Sharolyn will teach STAINDED GLASS CARDS.  Make these 2 beautiful cards for just $10:

Mon, 8/12 ARTSY will have an ORPHAN SALE.  Any item that is the last one hanging or on the shelf is 30% off, but it has to be the very last one left to qualify for special pricing.  Come in early for best selection, of course! 

Also, from 2-4, Patsy will teach this month's TEENY TINY CARDS, for $7 make these cute tiny gift cards and envelopes:


Wed, 8/14, from 6-8, Patsy will have another EMBROIDERY ON PAPER class.  Come in and learn stitching on paper and make this beautiful card for just $12:

Thurs, 8/15, from 6-8, Julia will teach G45 TAGS MAY-AUGUST.  You'll get to catch up with this class, just $14 for these beautiful tags:

PLEASE register and pay for each class at least 36 hrs before class begins, so our instructor has time to prepare papers, etc. for each student.

PLEASE arrive at least 5-10 before your class to get settled in.  Please call us if you are going to be late.
PLEASE bring your basic kit to every class, which should include:  detail scissors, tape runner, liquid adhesive, tweezers, pop dots, stylus, pencil, ruler, scotch tape, paper distresser, and any favorite tools.

All students get a 10% discount on all items purchased either right before or right after class, so come in early before class to shop.  That's a huge savings!

We are expecting our new CHA orders from many companies soon, keep checking for the newest and greatest!

Take care!

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Saturday, July 6


Hope you all had a great celebration of our country's Independence Day, July 4th!  We sure did.

Our last blog ended with photos of our classes for July 8-11 (Thurs).  So I will continue from there:


Friday, 7/12 ARTSY WILL SELL NORTHWOODS STAMPS AT 25% off, to make room for new stamps coming soon!!       Come in early for best selection.

That same evening from 6-8 Pat will teach GIRLIE TOOLBOX.  Just look at this fun box.  Can you imagine it on top of your craft table, desk at work, or in the bath holding brushes, combs, give it away to a young lady...  So sweet and so fun to make!, just $25:

Sat, 7/13, Pat will also teach CHRISTMAS ALBUM all day, from 10:15-4:00, with a break for lunch.
It is $60, OR buy the paper pad to use and it's just $45.  This is absolutely beautiful!  You will make the album and all that is in it.  So many pockets, cut outs, ribbons, embellishments.  Come in to see it up close.  It will make a beautiful Christmas gift (fill it with photos or let them fill it themselves) for someone!:

Mon. 7/15, Dianna will teach NORTHWOODS STYLE CARDS from 6-8.  Learn how to use markers to get the watercolored effect that the Northwoods Stamp Co uses on our sample boards.
It' just $10 for 2 cards, OR buy the Chickadee Stamp or the Spellbinders die (that are used on card) and get the class for FREE!:

TECHNIQUE TUESDAY.  Come in anytime between 10-5 and learn a short new technique to use for card making or scrapbooking.  Always fun!  Take home your sample and instructions, just $2 or it's FREE with a purchase of $5 or more.

Wed, 7/17, the ALMOST INSTANT WRAPPING CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO HEALTH REASONS.  All the  'Almost Instant Classes'  have been cancelled, sorry.

But the evening class with Patsy from 6-8 ISABELLA CARDS class is still on.  Make these 4 beautiful cards with Bo Bunny Isabella paper and other stuff, just beautiful and only $10 for the 4!


Also that evening from 6-8 Julia will teach G45 TAGS, for Jan/Feb/Mar again.  For those of you who missed the first go around of these beautiful Graphic 45 tags, here you are and she will continue with the additional 3 classes left to complete the full year. Quite the collection:

Fri, 7/19, Patsy will hold another fun ALCOHOL INK TECHNIQUES  class from 6-8.  Come learn all about gorgeous bright alcohol inks and what to do with them.  Learn 7 different techniques and ways to use them.  Take home your own bottle of ink as well, just $30.  Wear your old clothes and our apron, this is messy fun, fun, fun!

Sat, 7/20, from 10;30-12:30, Judi will teach TRI-SHUTTER CHRISTMAS CARDS.  You'll learn another way to fold cards.  Make these 2 beautiful cards for just $10:

That same afternoon, from 2-4, Julia will show us how to put together 2-2 page scrapbook layouts for July and Aug, using Graphic 45 paper!  G45 JULY/AUG LAYOUTS, just $20:

Mon, 7/22 from 6-8, Sharolyn will teach POINSETTIA CARDS, and again on Thurs, 7/25 from 3-5.  Make 2 of these wonderful cards for $10:

Thurs, 7/25, from 6-8, Dianna will teach BOHEMIAN CARDS using the new Graphic 45 papers.  Make these 3 beautiful cards for $10, or this class is actually FREE IF YOU HAVE PAID FOR ANOTHER 3 CLASSES THIS MONTH!

Sat, 7/27, Caron, our rep, will return for another fun full day with 2 different classes.  The first will be ELIZABETH CRAFTS GLITTER CARDS, from 10:30-12:30. You'll get to use Elizabeth's new silk glitters, special tapes, peel offs and markers.  Make 2 for $17:

The afternoon class is STAMPENDOUS CARDS, using new Stampendous products, but they are so new, we do not have the samples as yet.  You know Caron- it will be fabulous like everything else she has created for us!  AND you know you need to sign up soon, since her classes fill guickly!
It's from 2-4 and also $17.

Mon, 7/29 from 6-8, Patsy will teach TIGER LILY CARDS.  You will learn how to paint using Tim Holtz's Distress Markers, make 2 for $8:

Wed, 7/31, from 6-8 Julia will teach G45 CHRISTMAS CARDS.  You'll get to make these 3 beautiful cards using Graphic 45 paper, for just $14:

That sums up our creative July!  Our thanks to all these teachers, they have such great ideas!

Please remember to register for any class at least 48 hours ahead of time, so that the instructor has time to prepare class materials for the number of students.

Please remember to bring your own basic tool kit, with your name on each item.  It should have:  detail scissors, tape runner, liquid adhesive, distress tool, paper piercer, ruler, pencil, tweezers, pop dots, stylus, scotch tape, etc.

Please arrive at least 5-10 min early for class, so we can start on time.

Thanks for reading and attending.  Remember, taking a fun class at ARTSY is very healthy and friend provoking for you!

Take care!

And lastly on Wed, 7/31, from 6-8, Julia will teach G45 CHRISTMAS CARDS.  Make these 3 beautiful xmas cards for just $14: