Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Introducing a Special Guest Instructor!


 KELLEY GRACE!!

An excerpt from her bio: 

With a keen eye for style & colour, and a strong sense of balance and fun, this talented interior designer swept onto the stamp scene in early 1990 and hasn't looked back.  Kelley Grace is a Southern Ontario girl who was raised, and still lives in the beautful Niagara Region. She considers herself very fortunate to have family in the area that encourages and nurtures her creativity. Always in demand as a demonstration artist and workshop leader, Kelley happily shares her creative ideas, studio secrets and experience with her enthusiastic patrons. 

"I believe in mixed media and I'll use whatever materials I need to achieve the desired effect."
 
Kelley loves to teach and by maintaining a selection of over 50 classes, she keeps her clients and students in touch with the latest trends in art stamping and paper crafts.
She conducts creative, customized product demonstrations and classes to educate the consumer, promote sales and increase inventory turnover for retailers. Kelley has promoted paper arts & inspired enthusiasm towards products through published artwork in magazines and on Sue Warden's Craftscapes.
 
Saturday, November 24:  11 - 1:30pm  $32  
Christmas Quartet Class



Using Tim Holtz's new 2012 Christmas Diagram stamps, you will create FOUR festive cards featuring ... a telescoping snowflake with mirror paper background, a snowman with colourful & embossed background, a toy soldier on vellum with a pearly Inka Gold background, and a pearly painted Christmas tree with a highlighted & embossed background.  Each of these cards will employ varied techniques including two different ways to use Inka Gold and Embossing Folders!  Card samples now on display at our store!

Saturday, November 24:  2:30 - 4:30pm  $32   
Snowflake Symphony Class


 

These cards are soooo cool, the recipients won't want to put them away after the holidays are over!! The best part is that they're much easier to make than they look! You'll start with learning the basic twisted easel & accordion/step card folds, then Kelley will show you two ways to use the Viva Decor modelling cream. Each layer of the die cut snowflake centerpiece is embellished with dimensional pearl & gloss pens to give your Christmas cards a lovely polished finish. You'll be using new 2012 dies and stamps to create three spectacular themed cards that you may not want to part with!! Card samples now on display at our store!

SGD's is thrilled to have Kelley Grace come and teach at our store!!  Kelley's work is outstanding!  Her knowledge of products and techniques will leave you in total awe!!  You will not believe everything you will learn!!    Join us for a Kelley Grace Day!!   Classes in the morning and the afternoon!  Stay for the day & craft with Kelley Grace!  (restaurant & variety store in plaza!).  Both Kelley and SGDs will be providing door prizes for both classes and each participant will receive a 20% in-store discount during the workshops.


1 comment:

  1. I was fortunate to take classes with Kelley Grace in Oshawa for a few years. She is truly awesome, and I'm very sad that London is a four-hour drive :(

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