Friday, October 24, 2014

TODAY is THE Day! Magenta. Trunk Show. New Product. Open Late.

It's happy dance time!  Doesn't this picture of Snoopy dance just make you smile?  Well, I'm smiling from ear to ear over here because today is the day of our Magenta Style classes!  I am so excited to see Nathalie again and have her teach at our beautiful store.  You see last time she was here (2 years ago) that was when I was just moving in with Dekoko's and she did not see the Pickle as it is today.  I know she will fall in love with the space and the new collaboration!

This afternoons class is FULL and I have 2 spots left in tonight's class.  Call the store if you are interested!

Trunk Show
The trunk show will be taking place from 1-9pm today!  Check out Magenta's incredible selection!

New Product
A MASSIVE order arrived yesterday.  Many new items from Ranger, Tim Holtz, Art Impressions and more!  Check it out!

We are open late tonight because of Magenta's class and trunk show.  Stop in and see us!  Open until 9pm!!

Sorry for the quick post but I cannot sit still any longer!  Hope to see you today!!


Thursday, October 23, 2014


If you are looking for the most amazing selection of dies in the area, you just need to stop into The Paper Pickle!  Seriously, I am not sure who is doing all of this ordering, but I think I like it!  Ha.

Check out a few of the new Christmas dies sure to inspire and impress!

Impression Obsession Dies
Have a look at these great dies from Impression Obsession.  We have always carried stamps from this company but I have to say I am loving their new die designs.  The quality and pricing is incredible.

Open Late FRIDAY
Remember tomorrow is the Magenta class.  For those of you attending, you are in for an awesome experience!  For those of you who cannot attend, please know that you are more than welcome to check out the trunk show taking place between 1-9pm tomorrow!  That's right....we are open until 9pm TOMORROW!  Stop in and see why The Paper Pickle is the place to be!


Store Hours
Wed-Thurs - 10am-5:30pm
Fri - 10am-9pm
Sat - 10am-3pm

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Friday. MAGENTA. Be there!

My heart is just swelling over here!  This is the week I have been waiting for since the summer!  This is the week that we have Nathalie Metavier from MAGENTA coming to teach at The Paper Pickle!!  She and her lovely husband are travelling all the way from the Montreal area to be with us....what a treat!  I am so incredibly grateful that we have been included as one of her stops!

Nathalie is one of the founding members of Magenta Style - in my opinion, Canada's most versatile and creative rubber stamp manufacturers!  They proudly design and distribute beautifully crafted rubber stamps in BOTH French and English.  Check out their amazing offering!

Here are the details about the class happening THIS Friday!!

Magenta Class #1 - ONE SEAT LEFT!
Christmas is coming and we will help you be prepared! Join Nathalie as she shows you how to create these three beautiful cards jam packed with technique.
Techniques include: using Peel Offs in various ways, adding colour with pencils, working with stencils, stamping on glossy card stock with versamark and more!

Date: Friday, October 24
Time: 1:00-4:00pm
Cost: $47.50+hst
Required supplies: good scissors, adhesive

Magenta Class #2 - FOUR SEATS LEFT!

Aren't these cards pretty? Not only are they gorgeous but they are card designs that can be used for any occasion. PLUS You will be learning techniques that are sure to impress. Techniques include: watercolour with dye based inks on glossy card stock, using stencils, direct to paper techniques, collage, working with coloured pencils and more!

Date: Friday, October 24
Time: 6:00-9:00pm
Cost: $47.50+hst
Required supplies: good scissors, adhesive

Class Perks!!
Anyone who attends these Magenta classes will be in for some special treats! There will be a wonderful assortment of gourmet desserts from none other than Homebaked Kitchen Company! I just placed my order this morning and we will have beautiful cakes, cookies, and brownies!  Beverages will also be provided (both cold and warm). We will be doing a special draws at the end of each class!  Classes are limited to 14 seats so you are sure to get some one on one time with our guest teacher.

Trunk Show
Nathalie and her husband will be bringing a great selection of stamps and other paper crafting products for your shopping pleasure. If you are a big Magenta fan, this is a great time to stop in.  As mentioned, there will be many French stamps too!  

The Trunk Show will START at 1pm and will run until 9pm!! 

Well I can't think of a better way to spend my Friday....can you?  I (secretly) hope that one spot in Friday night's class remains open so I can play too!!!

Just call the store or stop in during store hours to register!!  All levels welcomed!  You know you are in for something special....


Store Hours
Wed&Thurs - 10am-5:30pm
Fri - 10am-9pm (open late because of Magenta's visit!)
Sat - 10am-3pm

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Memory Box - 25% OFF! THIS WEEK ONLY!

Hey.  What do you think?  Isn't it time for a SALE?  Get in this week and enjoy 25% off all IN-STOCK Memory Box products including dies and stencils!  These are definitely my favourite brand of dies and what a perfect time to scoop them up for future projects.  The selection is great and the time is now (I've always wanted to say that...ha!).

Also, there is still room in the upcoming classes.  Have a look at my post from last week for details.  These classes are not to be missed!  All levels of expertise welcome.

Happy fall!


Store Hours
Wed-Fri - 10am-5:30pm
Sat - 10am-3pm

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Thankful AND Happy

Now you know why I am always smiling. I have so many reasons to be thankful including you!  Many of you have started out as customers and I now consider us friends. I have watched you grow as artists and have even been a part of your life events!  I am a very thankful and happy girl....

Happy Thanksgiving!

Store Hours
Wed-Fri - 10am-3pm
Sat - 10am-3pm