Monday, October 28, 2013

Monday, Oct 28


Here are our class photos for the first couple of weeks in November.  Great ideas from all our teachers:

On Friday, from 6-8 we will have a private party, whoo hoo! 

Sat, 11/2, from 10- 12, Sharolyn will teach SO DEER CARDS, make these 4 cards for just $10!

That same afternoon, Sharolyn will teach BUNDLE OF CARDS.  You will get to make this box of 12 different  cute Christmas letter card covers, just $24 for all:

Mon., 11/4, from 2-4 Doug will be here to teach 3D BIRDCAGE CARD.  Make this clever 3 dimensional card for just $8:

And the inside, the birdcage swings:
 TECHNIQUE TUESDAY- Come in anytime between 10-5 and do a quick allways different technique for just $2, or it's FREE with a purchase of $5 or more.  Learn something new using stamps, inks, sprays, metallics, paints each week!

Thurs, 11/7 from 1-3, Doug will teach another advent calendar class 24 DAYS OF XMAS! Just $11 for this wonderful calendar and pick your own papers to create it:

That same day, from 6-8, Julia will teach the first G45 NOV/DEC LAYOUTS.  Complete your calendar album with these final 4 pages, just $20 for these 4:

Fri, 11/8 from 1-3 and again Mon 11/11, from 1-3, Dianna will teach another Northwoods Co faux watercolor technique using Penny Black stamps, just $10 for these 2 beautiful cards, or it's FREE  with purchase of the stamp!:

Sat, 11/9, from , Julia will teach this month's 3D G45 CHRISTMAS, 12x12 frameable art.
Please bring your paper stylus kit and pad for the dimensional look, along with lots of pop dots or foam tape in your basic kit.  Just $12 or it's $8 for returning 3d students.

That same afternoon, from 2-4, Susan will be back to teach CHRISTMAS NOTES.  Make these 3 beautiful tri-fold cards using dies for just $10:

Mon, 11/11, from 6-8 and again on Sat, from 11-1, Dianna teach you how to get the watercolor look using Tombow markers in WATERCOLOR ORNAMENTS, make these 2 great cards for $10:


Wed, 11/13, from 3-5, Patsy will teach another FIND YOUR WINGS card class.  Make these 4 cards for $30, paper kit included, call Patsy and find out about this special class:

That same evening from 6-8, Patsy will teach DISTRESS INK TECHNIQUES.  Interested in Tim Holtz's Distress Ink pads in 48 colors and all that they do?  This class is for you--amazing techniques with these inks!  fun full 2 hours and make your own samples for just $30:

Thurs, 11/14, from 2-4, Sharolyn will teach WHITE CHRISTMAS.  All white cards with just a hint of color are all the rage now, aren't these beautiful?  $10 for 4 cards!
Fri, 11/15, from 6-8, Patsy will teach TAGS TAGS TAGS.  Make different tags and a final card using many different stamps, sprays, metallics, stencils, inks, paints, etc.  Too much fun to learn how to use all these products! Pick your own colors, too.   Just $10 for 2 full hours of fun!

Sat, 11/16, from 11-1, another WATERCOLOR ORNAMENTS class.

That same afternoon, from 2-4, Julia will teach G45 CHRISTMAS CARDS. Make these 3 wonderful cards using Graphic 45 paper, just $12:

That completes our first couple of weeks for November.  WOW, AMAZING ---Lots of creativity.  Call now to be included in class,    970  613-1631.

Please remember to bring your basic tool kit with you to every class and to be in ARTSY by 5-10 min before class starts to get settled in so class can start on time.  It's frustrating for instructors and other students when others are late.  If you are more than 5 min late, you might have to forfeit your class fee, it's up to our instructor.

Please register for classes at least 36 hours before so that the teacher has time to prepare materials for each student, pay by check or cash.

Our thanks to all of you who continue to pay for your purchases with cash or local check!  It has saved us $ on our credit card processing fees!  We can buy more merchandise now for you to purchase, as well.


Monday, October 14, 2013

10/12 blog

Good Morning!  How are you, anyway?  Come on over and check in, we love to visit.

Beautiful weather, aren't we lucky? Most of us love our fall colors, and embrace a long fall season.

Our October class schedule has changed a bit these last 2 weeks, due to a few additions. 

HEY--all of our HALLOWEEN STUFF IS ON SALE NOW---25% off!


Thurs, 17, from 6-8  B&J's Arts Stamps will be here from New Mexico, to teach another wonderful new technique in CONFETTI CARDS!  Judy will teach you the technique and then you get to make as many cards using it that you want!  B&J's Art Stamps design their own stamps, inks and embossing powders and you will get to use your choice of many. Judy and Bobbie are such a joy to have.  We only get them a couple of times a year, so this is a very special event!  Such fun and just $25!  See below for the samples photo.

This coming weekend, on Friday and Saturday,10/18 & 10/19, Artsy will have 2 different Make N Take cards available to create, just $1 each!  We will  have SPECIAL SALES and DOOR PRIZES, as well.  Come in and play with us!  We will have an opportunity to take 3 different classes those days, as well.
 Please check out our schedule of photos for the remainder of October:

Wed, 10/16, from 1-4, Doug will be here to help us create a cute advent calendar in 24 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS, just $11 for this fabulous angel tree:
Thurs, 10/17, 6-8  B&J's Art Stamps CONFETTI CARDS new technique (as explained above)and beautiful embossed cards, $25, call now to reserve your space!

Fri, 10/18 2-4 or 6-8 NORTHWOODS STYLE CARDS, using the NW water coloring technique, taught by Dianna. This month's fall version, just $10 or FREE with the purchase of one of these stamps:

Sat, 10/19, from 10:30-12:30, Julia will teach another 3 dimensional class using Graphic 45 paper in STEAMPUNK 3D, just $12 for new students and $8 for returning students of Julia's 3D classes.  You must bring lots of pop dots and a paper burnishing (large stylus) kit and special pad, in addition to your basic tool kit.  We sell everything at Artsy, of course.

That same afternoon, Patsy will teach TAGGED CANVAS from 1-4. Create this 8x8
canvas, on which you can mount a photo, stamp a sentiment, etc.  A beautiful gift!  And you can choose another color if you like, just $25 for all this using many different sprays, paints, stencils, etc:

Mon, 10/21, from 2-4, and Tues, 10/22 from 6-8 Patsy will teach another FIND YOUR WINGS CARDS. Make these 4 cards for just $10:

Mon evening, 10/21 from 6-8 Dianna will teach another IMPRESSIONS CARDS, using Impression Obsession stamps and chunky embossing powder by Stampendous, just $10 for these 3 cards or the class is  FREE if you purchase one of the large stamps used: Get a head start on Christmas!

10/22,TECHNIQUE TUESDAY.  Come in anytime between 10-5 and learn a new technique for $2 or it's free with a purchase of $5 or more.  Different each week, and take home instructions and your own sample:

Wed, 10/23 from1-3 CSU CARDF MAKING WORKSHOP.  Come in anytime 1-3 and help us make cards for CSU Women's Scholarship program.  Please bring your basic kit, as well.  Lots of fun!

Thurs, 10/24, from 6-8and again Sat,10/26, from 10:30-12:30, Sharolyn will teach another beautiful POINSETTIA CARDS class.  Aren't these lovely. Make 4 for $12, get a head start on Christmas!:

Fri, 10/25 from 2-4, Pat will teach ISABELLA MINI ALBUM, just $20 for this sweet album.  Learn how and then make many more using different papers.  Great easy gift, as well:

And just a small portion of the inside:

Sat, 10/26, from 1-4, Caron will be back!  We love to host Caron, our sales rep, designer with several companies.  These are beautiful cards using Elizabeth Craft Designs dies and shimmer sheets.  Make these 2 cards (top cards in photo) for just $18.  AND if you want to stay from 4-5 you can then make her bonus card (bottom card in photo with cardinal) using Elizabeth Craft Designs Micro fine glitter, for $5 cash to Caron. WHAT A DEAL!:

Mon, 10/28 from 6-8 Patsy will teach this cute box of mini Halloween cards for just $10, or IT'S ABSOLUTELY FREE  when you have purchased at least 3 classes this month! 


WED, 10/30, from 2-4 Patsy will teach FALL CENTERPIECE. This is the card that won our Fall card Challenge!,  The creator went to Arizona for the winter and told Patsy that she could use it to teach from.  Isn't this beautiful? And yes, you can use it for a table centerpiece, as both sides are decorated, as well as a card! Just $8:

Thanks for stopping by to view our instructors classes!
Please remember to register for the class you want at least 36-48 hours ahead of time. 
 970 613-1631, or come into our store to view these class samples, which are much better in coloration and depth than in a blog!
 We appreciate payment of cash or a local check, not credit cards.  Then our instructors will have enough time to prepare for each student. 
 All of our classes include the papers and embellishments.  You must bring your own basic tool kit, consisting of at least these items: Detail scissors, tape runner, liquid adhesive, pot dots, ruler, pencil, stylus, paper piercer, add your paper cutter and score board for all album classes, and any favorite tools.  Some classes will require an additional tool or 2, but we'll let you know. And of course we carry all these items and then some!!!\
All students receive a 10% discount of all regular priced purchases made either right before or right after your scheduled class, no need to wait for a coupon!
Our thanks to all of you who continue to remember to pay by cash or local check! 
Have a remarkable autumn.
Take care!