Friday, August 18, 2017

Altenew card class


Happy Friday! As I promised you, here is a picture of both of the cards for my Altenew class on Friday August 25.You can find the details HERE
A very short post for me today, our son got married and we are having a lot of family over so not much crafty time. 
                                 Till next time, Anja

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Tomorrow is our next Pop Up Shop!!

Friday, August 18:  10am - 7pm

Our amazing "Pop-Up" Shop will be on-site at the Komoka Community Centre all day on Friday, August 18!   Stop by and have a look!!  We will be bringing with us thousands of fabulous products, gorgeous inspiration boards and beautiful samples!!  Shop until you drop ... pick-up orders ... sign up for a class or 2 ... do a lovely make n' take ... We would love to see you!!  Shoppers are welcome to use Visa, MasterCard, Debit or cash :)    Please note: you only have to register if you are taking a class, so that our designers can prepare.

PLUS!! 
SATURDAY IS OUR CUSTOMER GARAGE SALE!! 
 
 You asked for it & we listened! Ladies, run to your calendar and save the date for the best garage sale ever!! Buy/Sell or BOTH! Vendors - sell your unwanted and gently used crafting supplies for CASH! Shoppers - buy incredible products at amazing deals, tax-free!! If you have been to our garage sales in the past, you know first-hand how amazing they are.  Saturday, August 19: 9:30am - 2pm, Komoka Community Centre, 133 Queen St., Komoka. Vendor spots are already selling fast!! Do not wait - we ALWAYS sell-out!! This is an ideal way to sell your unwanted supplies to a 100% target market of crafters ... for CASH! Click here for more details!!
 
 




Wednesday, August 16, 2017

"Bye Bye"

"Bye Bye" Copic Card Class with, "Diva Michelle"! 
Friday, August 18 at 10:30am
 

 


Adorable Copic card class with our amazing, "Diva Michelle"! 
Students are asked to bring their basic tool kit, including:  fine-tipped scissors adhesives.  Copic markers used for this class:  Hair: W: 3, 5, 7, 9.   Skin: E: 43, 44.   Bear: E: 30, 31, 33.   Jacket: BG: 23, 34.   Pants:  RV: 21, 23, 25.   Tires & Petals: C: 5, 7.   Misc: C1, R29.  Each student will receive a 15% discount the day of the class.
Click here to register: Friday, August 18:  10:30am - 12 noon;  
Komoka Community Centre, 133 Queen St., Komoka
 

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Fabulous Fun Friday!


"Fabulous Fun Friday!" Card Class with "Diva Connie"!!
 
What could be more fun than creating a card with choices of all the new Tim Holtz Distress Oxide inks!!  New inks, new colours, new stamps, texture & a pop of shimmer.  This class is full of techniques to try which you will be able to repeat for any occasion.  You may get your fingers dirty, but it will be worth it
Students are asked to bring to class:  Craft Mat, Ink Distressing Tool with clean pads, adhesives (whatever you like to use to put cards together).  Everything else will be provided, including smiles and a whole lot of FUN!   Each student will receive a 15% discount at our amazing on-site store the day of the class.

Click here to register: Friday, August 18:  2:30 - 4pm - Komoka Community Centre, 133 Queen St., Komoka

Monday, August 14, 2017

"Memories"

Good morning and Happy Monday! Today, I wanted to share with you a kit that I created using Kaisercraft's "Keepsake" Collection. I love the vintage look of the papers in this collection. I used some of the Word Strips from the bottom of the papers. Kaisercraft is so good at including these "words of wisdom" on their papers. I added some flowers from the Prima "Wild and Free" collection and a chipboard butterfly that I had in my stash. To give the butterfly a metallic finish, I covered it with Metallic Gilding Polish in Chocolate Bronze and added a couple of dots using Ranger's Enamel Accents. Have a look at the website to see the different colours of the Gilding Polish. They cover wood and chipboard and other surfaces, with a nice glittery finish. I can see more of these colours in my future!

I hope you like the kit. While I was at the Pop Up Store yesterday, I picked up some of Kaisercraft's new collection "Factory 42". You will love these papers if you need to create a masculine card or layout. Hopefully, I will have something ready for you next week.


Have a great week!

Karen

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Watercolor Frames



Good Morning Everyone,

Want to share with you my card for this up coming Pop Up Shop this Friday August 18. This will be a Make-N-Take Card. I had a hard time coming up with a card using the Watercolor Frames stamp set from Altenew. I bought this stamp to use more with my Art Journaling but I thought the one stamp looked like a wreath. So I stamped the image 3 times with 3 distress oxide inks. I started with Vintage Photo then Fossilized Amber and then Faded Jeans. With the last 2 colours I just tapped in different areas I didn't cover the whole stamp. I stamped the sentiment with Faded Jeans. The background paper is from BoBunny called Serendipity Aviary. Love it. I then used some bling to put on my wreath because I didn't have the right colour of Nuvo Drops or Enamel Drops, go figure.





Thanks for looking and have a great day.
Hope to see you out on Aug 18.

Kim

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Fun with Graphic 45 Nature Sketchbook Paper and Cosmic Shimmer Gilding Flakes!

Happy Saturday!

Just wanted to share a little project that I've been working on this week.

A few weeks back, I picked up a few sheets of paper from Graphic 45's Nature Sketchbook collection just because it was so pretty! I love the bright colours, butterflies and flowers - I knew that there had to be a project idea in there somewhere...I just had to sit down and create!

I started out with an 8" x 10" wooden canvas and painted it with black gesso. I flipped the canvas over to use it as a shadow box and then cut out a frame from the collection's Every Blooming Thing paper which I adhered with distress collage medium.

Inside the frame, I used Season Splendor paper for the background and used a Tim Holtz honeycomb stencil and Stormy Sky Distress Ink to in two opposite corners to darken the paper in a couple of areas. I also inked around the edges of the background paper and then adhered it to the wood. I used the Monarch Majesty and Beautiful World papers and cut out the butterflies, sentiment, and the bottom border. To give the butterflies a bit of bling, I applied some Stickles.

Finally, I thought that the frame needed just a bit of antiquing, so I applied some Cosmic Shimmer Flake and Glitter Glue with my finger here and there and used the Cosmic Shimmer Egyptian Gold Gilding Flakes. I am always trying to find new creative ways to use these flakes and I think it just added a nice touch to the frame.

Thanks for stopping by!



Friday, August 11, 2017

Altenew card class


Happy Friday! Hope you are all enjoying the summer but also getting some crafty time!
On August 25, I will be teaching another Altenew class, you can find it HERE.
If I had to pick one stamp company, it would be Altenew, but it is a good thing I don't have to pick just one, lol.
Anyhow, we will be using different products, some new Oxide inks, stencils, clarity brushes...all the good stuff. I will post the second card next week.
Hope you will check it out! Till next time, Anja

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Save even MORE on Clearance!

We are making room for all of the new releases! For a limited time, save an additional 10% on clearance! That's savings of up to 80%!! Ends Thursday, August 10 at midnight, only while supplies last! Sorry, no backorders. Excludes orders already placed.

PLUS!! 
Save 25% on Nuvo Crystal Drops! Lots of fabulous colours to choose from! Hurry, ends Thursday, August 10 at midnight, only while supplies last! Excludes orders already placed.

PLUS PLUS!! 
$5 Shipping! Get-your-craft-on throughout the month of August with easy shipping of just FIVE BUCKS*! This even includes sale & clearance items, Diva-made Kits & pre-orders!! This deal gets even hotter as you don't even need a coupon! All you have to do is place your order! *Note: $5 shipping applies to orders of $5 - $99.99. Free* shipping will be applied for orders of $100+ (before taxes). Applicable taxes apply. *Excluded: orders already placed, large items such as Misti, Stamp Platform, Machines, etc., which are shared shipping as indicated in the product description.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Our next Pop Up Shop, with Crop, Classes & Make n Takes!

Friday, August 11:  10am - 7pm

Our amazing "Pop-Up" Shop will be on-site at the Komoka Community Centre all day on Friday, August 11!   Stop by and have a look!!  We will be bringing with us thousands of fabulous products, gorgeous inspiration boards and beautiful samples!!  Shop until you drop ... pick-up orders ... sign up for a class or 2 ... do a lovely make n' take ... We would love to see you!!  Shoppers are welcome to use Visa, MasterCard, Debit or cash :)    Please note: you only have to register if you are taking a class, so that our designers can prepare.



All Day Cropping Fun! 
Bring your projects & enjoy crafting from 10am - 8pm (or anytime in-between!). Full use of our tools, punches & machines will be available for you. Our on-site store will be up and running with fabulous products, kits & gorgeous samples to help get your mojo going. If you are cropping with friends, please let us know & we will be sure to seat you all together in a group. Each cropper will receive a 15% discount at our amazing on-site store!  Please note: As seating is limited, registration & payment in advance is required for all crops and classes (no exceptions).
Bonus Crop Card!  Attend 5 crops; receive your 6th one FREE!!  Applies for $10 crops only.
 
Calling all card-makers!!  We have several amazing cards you can make with our divas today!! 

"Have A Great Day" Make & Take Card with, "Diva Michelle"! starting at 10:30am
 
Our amazing, "Diva Michelle", is offering one of her amazing make & takes featuring this fabulous card!!  This is a make n take!  Registration is appreciated, however, not necessary.   You will need approx. 20 minutes to complete this card :)  


"Happy Birthday" Make & Take Card with, "Diva Kim"! starting at 1pm 
 
Our amazing, "Diva Kim", is offering one of her amazing make & takes featuring this fantastic birthday card featuring, "Color Drops Stamp" by MFT!!   This is a make n take!  Registration is appreciated, however, not necessary.   You will need approx. 30 minutes to complete this card :) 


"Beautiful" Make & Take Card with, "Diva Kim"! starting at 3pm
Our amazing, "Diva Kim", is offering one of her amazing make & takes featuring this stunning card!  Learn cool techniques for working with stencils!  This is a make n take!  Registration is appreciated, however, not necessary.   You will need approx. 30 minutes to complete this card :) 


We hope that you can make it out to see us!! Have a fabulous day!!