Mixed Media Bible Art Journaling ~ Part 23

We hope you will join us for the 23rd installment of our Mixed Media Bible Art Journaling Series, no previous experience is required, jump in anytime!2019-09 September PT 23 Mixed Media Bible Art Journaling sneak peek

You are going to have SO MUCH fun playing with inks, liquid watercolours and transfer foil this month!

Have you seen all of the beautiful pages of Bible Journaling posted on Instagram and Pinterest and would love to try it for yourself?

Come learn and discover how you too can be a bold artist, immersing yourself in the word of God in a way full of colour and joy, without drawing, and without fear of damaging those thin Bible pages.

Join Anne in this monthly series and learn how to incorporate creative journaling into your personal Bible Study, devotional or quiet time. Anne will share different techniques to use in your Bible each month along with practical instruction, using a variety of art supplies, some that will be new to you & some you may already have.

Anyone can participate, no previous experience is needed! Anne will show you how to create beautiful pages in your Bible, including the wet media type ~ she will take the scary out of it for you! We hope you will join us for peaceful reflection and exciting new techniques each month.

Saturday September 28th 10:30-1:30

Class Fee: $30.00
Student Supply List: Basic Bible Art Journaling Kit any additional required supplies will be emailed in advance of each class

G45 Lost in Paradise Travel Album & Notebook Set

Get lost in paradise with this tropical travel album and notebook set featuring Graphic 45’s beautiful Lost in Paradise collection. You will create a gorgeous travel album with three notebooks full of pockets and inserts with ample space for all your photos & memorabilia. You will learn how to create interactive swing pieces and mini file folders, pockets, belly band embellishments and more!G45 Lost in Paradise Travel Journal Album

You will also learn how to create a mini album using just one sheet of 12 x 12 paper & embellish the covers with this beautiful collection. Whether you create this for a gift or a personal keepsake you will find joy in storing special memorabilia in this tiny treasure. Adventure awaits!

Your kit is LOADED with product, including: Lost in Paradise – (16) 12×12 Patterns & Solids papers, (2) 6”x12” sticker sheets, a full package Ephemera Cards, a G45 Travel Album (5”x9”x2”) with Notebook Set, Gloss Black Architecture Washi Tape, Keepsake Envelopes by 3L Scrapbook Adhesive, plus ribbons, cardstock, and full colour, detailed step-by-step instructions.

  • Thursday September 19th 10:30-1:30
  • Also available as a take-home kit

Class Fee: $69.00

Student Supply List: Basic Supply List + 1/8” sookwang tape, 3 large paperclips. OPTIONAL: Frayed Burlap Ink + sponge

The following are available to share, please bring them if you have them: 1”, 1 ¼” and 1 ½” circle punches, standard hold punch, scallop punch or decorative edge scissors

Heart Album

Those we love are never really gone, so long as we keep their memories alive. SSI Heart album cover

Simple Stories “Heart” release is a meaningful collection designed to remember loved ones lost; and the “Heart” album was created as a place to collect and document the memories of someone we have dearly loved, pay tribute to them and their stories, and how they have impacted our lives.

The tender, soothing color palette with beautiful gold foil accents, touching titles and heartfelt quotes has been created to help document the cherished memories of those who are no longer with us, but who are always, always in our hearts.

Cherish the photographs and the stories, and treasure the good times always within the pages of this beautiful and heartfelt album.

Your kit is LOADED with product, including: a 6×8 Simple Stories Robin’s Egg Blue Sn@p binder full of dividers & pages, a 6×12 chipboard sticker sheet, a full pack of diecut ephemera pieces, a full 6×8 paper pad, a full package of Sn@p cards, plus full colour, detailed step-by-step instructions

Designed by Simple Stories

  • Wednesday September 18th 6:00-9:00
  • Saturday September 21st 10:30-1:30
  • Also available as a take-home kit

Class Fee: $59.00

Student Supply List: Basic Supply List

The following are available to share, please bring them if you have them: scoring board & bone folder, standard hole punch, 2” circle punch

Guy Cards

These rustic & masculine cards are radiating with a bit of shimmer, a dab of shine, a spot of grunge, and a whole lot of fabulous inky backgrounds, and are PERFECT for sending a little note to all the men in your life.Guy Cards

You’ll get to dabble with alcohol inks & alcohol pearl inks on one card, create amazing blended backgrounds using the BEST EVER Blending Brushes on two more cards, plus make a fancy center-step cards, for a total of four cards.

ALL of the diecutting & most of the stamping is done ahead for you, so YOU can relax, stamp, ink & blend your heart out in class!

You will go home with full colour photos & detailed instructions so you can recreate these cards again & again!

Designed by the Paper Cut, instructed by Leanne

  • Thursday September 5th 6:30-9:00
  • Thursday September 26th 10:30-1:00
  • Saturday September 28th 2:00-4:30
  • Sorry, no kits available at this time

Class Fee: $35.00
Student Supply List:
Basic Supply List + glue pen & tweezers. Best Ever Blending Brushes + Distress inks to reduce wait times in class (Dusty Concord, Chipped Sapphire, Walnut Stain, Fossilized Amber, Peacock Feathers, Peeled Paint, Brushed Corduroy)

Heartfelt Creations August Release Party

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Join in on the lighthearted merriment of the holiday season with the new Candy Cane Cottage Collection from Heartfelt Creations! This release is absolutely ADORABLE and we are SURE you are going to LOVE it!

This collection is available in the shoppe at 10am sharp Wednesday August 14th and we are celebrating with a release party!

Join us for coffee & tea, treats and card making both Wednesday & Friday from 11:00am to 2:00pm, and Friday 6:00-8:00pm when we reveal the new collection, AND there are exclusive release party discounts too!

  • Wednesday August 14th 11am-2pm, and Friday August 16th from 11am-2pm & 6pm-8pm
  • Enjoy a different make & take both days, cost is $5 each, drop in and make one or both!
  • We have space for 2 at a time approximately every 30 minutes starting at 11am or 6pm
  • Registration is not required, but if you would like a specific time, please reserve ahead to ensure you get that time 🙂

Sunshine & Blue Skies Binder

It’s all rainbows & popsicles when you have Sunshine and Blue Skies smiling down on your sun-kissed face this summer, and this album is THE place to document your summer memories, the trip of a lifetime or lazy beach days on the shore.2018Q1RetailerClassesFilled with sweet treats, beachgoers, and all the warm summer-chill vibes, you can feel the sun on your face and the sand beneath your toes with this sun-soaked collection!

Featuring flips & pockets, journal spots, and space for oodles & oodles of photos, you are going to love how fast this album comes together to preserve those fleeting, sweet summer days!

Your kit is LOADED with product, including: a 6×8 Sn@p Binder full of dividers & pages, 12×12 patterned papers, a 6×12 chipboard sticker sheet, a full pack of diecut bits & pieces,a full pack of Sn@p cards, a 6×8 paper pad,plus full colour, detailed step-by-step instructions

ONLY 30 seats and/or kits available, DO NOT wait to register! Designed by Simple Stories, instructed by Amy

  • Wednesday August 14th 6:00-9:00
  • Thursday August 29th 10:30-1:30
  • Kit Fee: $59.00

Student Supply List: Basic Supply List + standard hole punch, black journal pen, scoring board & bone folder

Summer Dreams Oxide Cards

WOW! Rebecca has knocked it out of the park with this trio of cards!Summer Dreams Oxide Cards

Have you wondered how to create gorgeous multi-layered, creamy smooth blended backgrounds with the Distress Oxide Inks? Do you like to learn new techniques and get a little inky? Then this class is made for you!

Come play and learn a few secrets to achieving these visually stunning yet suprisingly simple techniques. You will create three cards in class featuring Ranger Distress Oxide inks, with stamps & dies from Hero Arts, and learn how take plain cardstock from white to WOW!

Designed and instructed by Rebecca. Call us to register!

  • Saturday July 27th 2:00-4:00
  • Wednesday July 31st 6:30-8:30
  • Wednesday August 7th 10:30-12:30

Class Fee: $28.00

Student Supply List: Basic Supply List + Nuvo Glitter Brush, Water spray bottle, OXIDE INKS + SPONGES: Seedless Preserves, Mermaid Lagoon, Blueprint Sketch, Mowed Lawn (different colours may be used, but they will give a different look). Please bring the following if you have them to reduce your wait times in class:  Bow Maker, Tiny Attacher,  any sheer Shimmer spray (ie: Imagine, Hero Arts, Tattered Angels, etc), post-it notes

Alcohol Ink Techniques ~Part Two~

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Have you dabbled in Alcohol Inks yet? Whether you’ve been playing with them for awhile or you’re brand new and just dying to dip your toes into the colourful vibrant world of Alcohol Inks, this class is perfect as a great refresher or a great big eye opener!

Part Two of this class will answer all your questions as you experiment, play and learn using Alcohol Inks combined with various blending mediums on an assortment of surfaces. We will cover five different techniques in detail during class while completing sample tags that you can take home to refer back to again and again to recreate that particular effect.
Part Three will continue our inky adventures with five more techniques & tags with the PEARL inks… watch for that & a card class to be announced soon!
You are going to have so much FUN mixing colors & creating… the possibilities are only limited by what you are willing to try! Anyone can participate, no previous experience is needed!
  • Thursday July 25th 6:00-9:00
  • Wednesday July 31st 10:30-1:30
  • Saturday August 3rd 10:30-1:30

Class Fee: $30.00
Student Supply List: Click here for a PDF printable of the required class supplies

Heartfelt Creations July Release Party

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Join us as we get a head start on holiday cardmaking with the new Candlelit Christmas Collection from Heartfelt Creations! This release is beautiful and we are SURE you are going to LOVE it!

This release is available in the shoppe at 10am sharp Wednesday July 10th and we are celebrating with a release party!

Join us for coffee & tea, treats and card making both Wednesday & Friday from 11:00am to 2:00pm, and Friday 6:00-8:00pm when we reveal the new collection, AND there are exclusive release party discounts too!

  • Wednesday July 10th 11am-2pm, and Friday July 12th from 11am-2pm & 6pm-8pm
  • Enjoy a different make & take both days, cost is $5 each, drop in and make one or both!
  • We have space for 2 at a time approximately every 30 minutes starting at 11am or 6pm
  • Registration is not required, but if you would like a specific time, please reserve ahead to ensure you get that time 🙂

Scrap Your Stash: The Remix Vol. One (One or Two Days!)

Scrap Your Stash Event cover photo 4*** BOTH DAYS ARE SOLD OUT, CALL US TO GET ON THE WAIT LIST ***

It’s been a loooong time and we know you’ve been chomping at the bit for another SYS Workshop… here you go! 

So why is this one called “The Remix Vol.One”?? Because we have done SO MANY workshops, we’re picking some favourite layouts here & there and mixin’ them up to bring you another fun day of using up your stash. It’s like a greatest hits compilation… of layouts!


Do you feel like you are “behind” in your scrapbooking? Do you have stacks of papers and products you haven’t used yet? We can SO relate and we want to spend the day helping you dig into that stash and turn piles of paper into layouts… LOTS of layouts!

We create the sample pages, and we are going to help YOU to recreate them with YOUR stash! Don’t worry, we send you a fantastic prep package for you to get your kits together ahead of time… everything you need to get organized and be ready to scrap the day away!

You are going to go home with TEN 12×12 pages completed! (5 double pages, or feel free to make them singles)… and a HUGE sense of accomplishment!

Seating is limited for these popular workshops, register soon!

Saturday August 17th 10:30-4:30
Includes crop time for registrants until 9:00

Sunday August 18th 10:30 – 4:30
Includes crop time for registrants until 6:00

Each workshop features different pages… attend both and complete 20 pages in only two days!

Class Fee: Saturday $55.00, Sunday $50.00 or attend BOTH workshops for only $95.00

includes workshop, door prizes, coffee & tea, 10% off all regular merchandise, and extended crop time

Student Supply List: Basic List Kit preparation package to be emailed in advance of the workshop (approx 1 month ahead)

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations with 7 or more days notice receive in-store credit. Cancellations with less than 7 days notice do not receive  a credit unless we are sold out & able to fill your seat from our wait list. If we do not have a wait list or cannot fill your seat, you will receive photos & instructions to complete your layouts at home