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 🙂

Mixed Media Bible Art Journaling ~ Part 21

We hope you will join us for the 21st installment of our Mixed Media Bible Art Journaling Series, no previous experience is required, jump in anytime!2019-07 July PT 21 Mixed Media Bible Art Journaling sneak peek

You are going to have SO MUCH fun blending & layering inky techniques 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 July 20th 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

NEW Summer 2019 Creative Scrapbooker Magazine!

The BRAND NEW and amazing as ALWAYS Creative Scrapbooker Summer issue has arrived! We just ❤️ this awesome Canadian magazine!Creative Scrapbooker Summer 2019 Front Cover

This issue is jam packed with ideas for pages, cards, mixed media and more… come in and pick up your copy today!
This is a perfect summer read with a little something for everyone & it does NOT disappoint 😍 Call or get in here to make sure you get one!

NEW Darcie’s Heart & Home Stamps!

Brand new stamp sets and darling tin pins from Darcie’s Heart & Home have just arrived in the shoppe!

The first board has an adorable fox and puppies, and some cheeky little cacti. We just love the punny sentiments these sets come with… so much cuteness, we can hardly stand it!

Darcies 2019-03 March w stampsNo trout about it, you totally kick BASS! The second board is all things manly and is so incredibly versatile for all the men in our lives! Sweet little foxes are everywhere… golfing, fixin’ things… and just look at those FISH… there is so much to LOVE in this release!Darcies 2019-05 May w stampsDarcie’s stamps come in high quality red rubber and clear acrylic and the matching tin pins are available separately.  These are a one time order, so when they’re gone, they’re gone! Call us ASAP to have any items pulled for you, or come see them in the shoppe & grab your favourites before they sell out!

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

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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

Spring Farmhouse Layouts

Live a simple life amongst the blossoms and warm, beaming rays of sunlight with Simple Stories Spring Farmhouse Collection! Create two double page 12×12 layouts with the soft springy pastels and fresh florals in this oh-so-pretty release. Spring Farmhouse Layouts group

These pages are designed so that you can easily adapt them for a variety of photo sizes, and you can easily add photos after class too! 

Set the scene of a radiant and elegant barnyard wedding, romantic country-themed engagement photos, or pictures filled with blooming flowers and rustic charm. Fill your heart and your home with the love found in the Spring Farmhouse collection!

Your kit includes: fourteen 12×12 patterned papers, 6×12 chipboard sticker sheet, a full pack of bow clips, a full pack of diecut ephemera pieces, plus full colour, detailed step-by-step instructions

ONLY 18 seats and/or kits available, DO NOT wait to register! Designed by Simple Stories, instructed by Amy

  • Thursday June 27th 10:30-12:30
  • Wednesday July 3rd 6:30-8:30
  • Also available as a take-home kit

Class Fee: $39.00

Student Supply List: Basic Supply List

Say Cheese 4 Album

Simple Stories’ latest & wildly popular Say Cheese 4 collection is guaranteed to have you smiling from ear to ear! With magical papers & dreamy embellishments, Say Cheese 4 is just the ticket for documenting those happy moments with the whole gang, including the ‘Big Cheese’ himself!Say Cheese 4 Binder

Whether you’re preserving mouse magic trips from the past or you’re busy getting excited for an upcoming one, you are going to love how quickly & easily this album comes together to document your memories from the happiest place on earth!

The Say Cheese 4 Album is the perfect place for all your magical memories and is bursting with fun imagery, flips & pockets, journal spots, and space for dozens & dozens of photos, all wrapped in bright, cheery colours & icons!

Get ready to bust out your mouse ears and smile from ear to ear!

Your kit is LOADED with product, including: a 6×8 Say Cheese Binder full of dividers & pages, 12×12 sticker sheet, a full pack of Tags & Frames, a full pack of Sn@p Cards, half a 6×8 paper pad, enamel dots, more papers & pages, plus full colour, detailed step-by-step instructionsSay Cheese 4 Binder Open 2

ONLY 24 seats and/or kits available, DO NOT wait to register! Designed by Simple Stories, instructed by Amy

  • Friday June 21st 10:30-1:30
  • Saturday June 29th 10:30-1:30
  • Wednesday July 17th 6:00-9:00
  • Also available as a take-home kit

Class Fee: $59.00

Student Supply List: Basic Supply List + please bring the following if you have them to reduce your wait times in class: Scoring tool, ¼” and 1/8” circle hole punches, 1” and 1 ½” circle punches

Mixed Media Bible Art Journaling ~ Part 20

We hope you will join us for the 20th installment of our Mixed Media Bible Art Journaling Series, no previous experience is required, jump in anytime!2019-06 June PT 20 Mixed Media Bible Art Journaling sneak peek

You are going to have SO MUCH fun playing with inky techniques 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 June 22nd 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

Buy $50, Get a $25 Savings Card!

Spend $50 on merchandise, get a $25 savings card!$25 Savings Card sign

Get one $25 savings card for every $50 in merchandise you purchase!

This is a super special, limited quantity, limited time offer!
Receive one $25 savings card for EVERY $50 merchandise purchase
Only 200 available, so get in here!
Redemption details: Savings cards are redeemable June 5th through July 5th, 2019 on a single purchase of $75 or more before taxes. Cards are valid for one time use only & must be surrendered upon redemption. Not valid on gift cards, classes or previous purchases. May not be combined with any coupon or other promotional offer. No cash value. All sales final. Not replaceable if lost or stolen.