Wednesday, September 23, 2015

October Classes at ARTSY!

Is it REALLY the first day of Fall???  Seriously? Where did the summer go?  Fall is actually one of the most beautiful seasons and to celebrate those amazing colors and feel, we have quite a line-up of extraordinary classes for you to enjoy this month!   Check it all out and visit or call the store at 970-613-1631 today to register for your favorites!
WORLD CARD MAKING DAY:  It’s that time of year!  Saturday, October 3rd is World Card Making Day and we’re celebrating with several different cards you can make for only $1!!!  Plus, we’re partying with 2 other stores in the area – Scrap2It in Ft Collins and A Scrap-N-Place in Loveland.  Register at all three stores on Saturday October 3rd between 10am-3pm to get your name in the drawings for some awesome prizes!  Call or visit the store to learn more.  Bring your basic kit with you as adhesives and such are not provided for the make-n-takes.  Saturday 10/3 from 10am – 3pm    $1/card

COLOR ME FUN CARDS (with B-Line Girls):  Four cards and four color mediums:  watercolor pencils, distress ink pad with nibs, chalk and Twinkling H2O’s.  Coloring can be easy, fun and brighten up any card with just a few simple technique reminders.  Cards also embellish with the new Tim Holtz die cut that “check it out” also embosses & stencils!  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Cherri on Saturday 10/3 from 1-4p      $15

HALLOWEEN DECORATOR CARDS:  Woaaaaaa!!  Are they cards?  Are they photo album wanna-be’s?  Grace has combined the folding and layering techniques she uses in her boxed albums with cardstock and embellishments to create these fantastic Halloween cards.  You have to see these to believe how cool they are!! Bring your basic kit to class.  With Grace on Sunday 10/4 from 12-4pm   4/$25

HALLOWEEN BOX AND CARD:  What a darling, yet spooky, surprise your recipient will have when they open up this Halloween box card! Learn how to create this card and keep a template for use with any season.  The ‘Boo-tiful’ little flat card goes so perfectly with it, too – just in time for you to send those Halloween greetings!  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Diane on Tuesday, 10/6 from 2-4pm   OR  on Thursday, 10/15 from 6-8pm   2/$12

A CHRISTMAS CAROL CARDS:  Say it isn’t so!  But, alas…it is getting to be that time when we all start prepping for the holidays.  This beautiful brand new paper collection from Graphic 45 will quickly carry you back to those merry ol’ days of Christmas.  We just love cards that look complicated, but really aren’t – and we know you will too!  With Marsha on Wednesday, 10/7 from 10:30-1   OR  Wednesday, 10/14 from 6-8    5/$18 
IRIS-FOLDED MAGI CARD:  Donna’s back with a bang!  This amazing folding technique has been around for centuries so how is that most of us don’t know how to do it?!?!?  Beautiful colors that YOU get to choose for this card – you can see that they all look great.  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Donna on Friday, 10/9 from 6-8pm  OR  Tuesday, 10/13 from 10:30-12:30pm.  1/$12

 SHIMMER SHEET TISSUE BOX:  “Silver and gold, silver and gold….” No, wait.  That would be Silver and RED for this class! If you’re in love with Elizabeth Craft’s Shimmer Sheets and haven’t taken this class with Caron yet, you’re missing out. What an incredibly creative and practical way to use these shiny sheets of joy!  This Christmas theme is so cool and makes a perfect gift too!  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Caron on Saturday, 10/10 from 10:30-1   $20

SHIMMER SHEET WINTER CARDS:  Okay…we know you’re hooked on Shimmer Sheets so you might as well stay for the day and take this class too!  Caron continues to delight us with these beautiful, shimmery greeting cards.  You just won’t believe how pretty they really are AND all the cool dies and embellishments you will get to play with while creating these!  With Caron on Saturday, 10/10 from 2-4om     $2/$19

ART JOURNAL TECHNIQUE WORKSHOP (continued, part 2 of 2): In this second session using Dylusions products, the Ink Sprays will be introduced along with the ghosting and pastel techniques.  Bring a favorite quote to hand-letter-stamp onto your page and try your hand at “doodling”.  Last class was described as “more like finger-painting-for-adults” … lots of fun!  Class includes four watercolor pages 9x11, and extra paper for cutouts.  Previous class experience NOT REQUIRED.  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Cherri on Sunday, 10/11 from 12-2:30pm  $24
FALL LEAVES CARDS:  Beautiful Fall colors and textures are the underlying theme with these simple, but stunning cards! In this class, you’ll have the opportunity to experience several techniques that you likely have forgotten about…but won’t let it happen again any time soon!  Beginners will love this class.  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Sue on Friday, 10/16 from 2-4   5/$12

RARE ODDITIES G45 3D:  Even though it shouldn’t surprise us anymore…Julia still manages to do just that!  This frame-able 3D, using the NEW Rare Oddities paper collection from Graphic 45, will keep even the most detailed paper crafter under its captivating spell!  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Julia on Saturday, 10/17 from 10:30am-12:30pm   $12 (or $8 for ‘repeaters’)

G45 OCTOBER BOXED ALBUM OF THE MONTH:  We are soooo in love with this paper collection from Graphic 45!!  It has provided such a beautiful base for Grace to continue inspiring us from month to month and it’s sad to think there are only a few more opportunities for you to jump on board with this. The October paper is stunning and offers that traditional autumn fell that only G45 can pull off!  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Grace on Saturday, 10/17 from 9-5    $49

STILL DOWN ON THE FARM! CARDS:  The Barnyard fun continues in this class!  You’ll use some of the newest dies from Elizabeth Craft and learn some cool pop-up techniques.  Even if you’ve taken Denise’s original class, you’ll create 4 NEW designs to complement them!  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Denise on Sunday, 10/18 from 12-4pm,  4/$18

10 TECHNIQUE MIXED MEDIA CANVAS!:  Join Liz Hicks as she guides you through creating your very own home decor canvas and fills you to the brim with techniques that can be used in art journaling, collage and mixed media art. This class will explore the "Art Bar" that Artsy has to offer and go in depth on the multitude of uses of all of the product available including Prima’s art line. Liz is a former educator for Prima Marketing Inc as well she has served as Creative and Education Director for various companies in the arts and crafts industry. Liz has also studies art and design and will share with you some basic tips to help develop your designer’s eye and keep you inspired for projects to come. (*canvas used demonstrated techniques that will be shared, although some of the product may differ, the outcome should be the same. Please bring your basic tool kit as well, sewn elements on the canvas will be at the will of the student as machines will not be provided. Liz can share some tips for working with paper and sewing machines if desired.)  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Liz on Sunday, 10/18 from 12:30-3:30pm    $35

ENCHANTED HARVEST CARDS:  What a darling little whimsical twist to creating these beautiful autumn cards!  You’ll fall in love with their enchanted nature and have your mind opened up to going places it hadn’t thought of before!  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Marsha on Tuesday, 10/20 from 6-8pm   OR  Wednesday, 10/28 from 10:30am-1pm    4/$15 

TAGS (& BLOCKS) GOBBLE OR GIVE THANKS:  it’s truly a toss-up as to which of these tags you’ll opt to make at class – Gobble or Give Thanks!  Both – simply beautiful and offer great textures!!  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Grace on Thursday, 10/22 from 6-8    $15
G45 OCTOBER CARDS OF THE MONTH:  The October G45 paper really delivers everything that is autumn and you’ll have a hard time keeping a smile off your face while you fussy-cut, ink and play with glitter.   Bring your basic kit to class.  With Julia on Friday, 10/23 from 6-8pm     4/$15
VINTAGE STEAMPUNK LADY CANVAS:   Okay all you steampunk fans….THIS is the class for you!  Julia will teach you how to create this stunning piece of art using lots of different media and techniques…and with a little hint of Finnabair tossed in.  Even though everyone will receive the same materials for their creation, it’s always amazing to see how different they each will become.  Super fun!  With the holidays approaching, it’s the perfect time to take advantage of this fun and educational class to create a beautiful piece for that special unique someone on your holiday gift list!!  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Julia on Saturday, 10/24 from 10:30-3      $35 


COUNTRY SCAPES CARDS:  Be one of the first to play with these brand new dies from Elizabeth Craft!  Wheelbarrows, scarecrows, pumpkins…all the fixins for beautiful autumn cards.  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Denise on Sunday, 10/25 from 12-4    3/$15 

FROU FROU CARDS:  O….M….G!!!  Who knew Patsy had this much ‘frou frou’ in her?!?!  These gorgeous cards will NOT disappoint.  You just HAVE to see them.  Loaded with all kinds of embellishments, techniques, and ideas, you’ll leave class completely inspired to get busy making more (and go home with extra supplies to do it!!)!  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Patsy on Sunday, 10/25 from 12:30-3pm   2/$25 

TEENY, TINY CARDS:   We’re going to ink and die cut and stamp and create 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 Tuesday, 10/27 from 1-3    $7
HALLOWEEN COSTUME & CARD PARTY!!   It’s Halloween and we couldn’t let this fun little holiday go by without some spooky sentiments!  You will make 3 fun and simple Halloween-themed cards – ready to use that evening for someone special. PLUS attend the party in costume and make an awesome ‘crazy spooky’ BONUS card for FREE!! Not only is it a card class, but it’s a PARTY.  There will be spooky sounds, spooky snacks and drinks, candy and prizes!!  Yes, anyone attending this party will get a ticket into a drawing for some fun little prizes…AND if you come in COSTUME you’ll get TWO tickets into the GRAND PRIZE drawing!  Remember, you get 10% OFF your entire regular price purchases that day to boot!  Sign up for this Card/Costume Party soon as space is limited  to only 20 (adults 14 and older only).  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Becki on Saturday, 10/31 from 1-3pm.     3/$10 

PLUS, you get to make this Crazy Bird Bonus Card FREE when you WEAR A COSTUME to the Party! Can't wait to see you there!