Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Latest CLASSES....yes, FINALLY!

So I think I am going to have to do it....use my "get out of jail free" card.  I am so sorry guys!  Wonder what the heck I am talking about?  Well, I promised to have my class schedule out on Tuesday, July 12 and it is now VERY late on Wednesday, July 13th.  This is the LAST time you can allow me to do this!  I do have a good excuse sure kept me busy with the sale over the last week and a half!  Did we have fun or what?  I've seen quite a few smiles in the store of the cutest came from a little boy today who was SO proud he pulled a '20% off' for his mom!

Anyways, have a look at the couple of classes we have coming up over the next 6 weeks.

Let's Get Back to Basics with Debbie
Honestly, you should see how much fun Debbie is having these days!  She has been "playing".  By playing I mean, getting back into all of her fun products like Alcohol Inks and various other items to create gorgeous cards LOADED with technique.

You will be heat embossing, dry embossing, using Tombows, Perfect Pearls, mini misters, Alcohol inks, Cut n Dry foam, glitter, blending solution and more.  This is the perfect class for those looking to learn about these new-to-you products or those of you looking for a refresher on some those techniques you learned a while ago including polished stone....hey, remember hearing about that one?   Oh yeah...

What I like about this class is that Debbie will be showing you how one gorgeous stamp (one of Penny Black's latest releases) can be used a couple of different ways to create two beautiful cards!

Dates:  Wednesday August 3rd 1-3pm OR Tuesday, August 30th 6-8pm
Cost:  $17
Required Supplies:  scissors, adhesive

Please call the store to reserve a spot (519.351.5220) or come in to see these beauties for yourself!

Absolutely FUN Paper Projects by Kim

I designed this class with a beginner or a crafty little girl in mind.  Please note that all of our classes are open to everyone and kids are certainly welcome!  Hey, I have a great idea for you....why don't you grab your favourite girl and make a day out of it?  Take a class then do lunch!

Couldn't you see using these pinwheels as toppers to a cupcake or centerpiece at summer party?  Then giving these pyramid favour boxes to your guests?  So versatile and so easy.  Your friends may even start calling you Martha.... 

The Cuttlebug and Big Shot will be used to cut out the adorable pinwheel and favour box (new dies to the store).  We will also be using Hero Arts new pennant stamps, glitter, Spica pens, decorative paper, paper punches, inks and more.

I have a special little treat in this class too!  We will be filling the boxes with some yummy goodness!  Can you tell I had WAY too much fun creating again?  You may just see more of me!

Dates:  Wednesday August 10th from 1-3pm OR Wednesday, August 17th from 10am-12pm
Cost:  $17
Required Supplies:  scissors & adhesive

Please call the store to reserve a spot (519.351.5220) or come in to sign up!

Friday, July 8, 2011

Art in the Courtyard - TOMORROW!

So what was it I was saying about the new neighbours?  Oh yeah....I LOVE THEM!  Yes, I am talking about Christy DeKoning the owner of DeKoKo's Cafe!  Look at what she has organized for you this summer! 

There will be a 11 vendor's coming out for tomorrow's event.  Why not grab a coffee, shop the Etsy artisans and come in for the sidewalk sales?  Sounds like a perfect day to me!  See you there!!

Thursday, July 7, 2011

SALE Continues/SUMMER Hours/Linda's Class

The Paper Pickle Sidewalk Sales are going strong.  I knew this was going to be a GOOD sale when the first two people chose 40% as their discount!  Don't worry.....there are still great saving to be haven't missed it!

Just in case you have been lounging by the pool and you are just resuming communication with the outside world, I should tell you that we are having our Summer Sidewalk Sales!  From NOW until Wednesday, July 13th YOU get to choose your savings!  Pull from the pickle jar to save 13-50% OFF!!  There are also some great sale tables with 50-90% OFF!!  Hey, did you notice the new cardstock we added the other day?  Select shimmer cardstocks are now 50% off ($0.45 per sheet), ALL bling cardstock is $0.30 per sheet and select matte cardstocks are $0.25 per sheet (all 50% off!).

Since you are all taking a little time for yourselves this summer, I thought I should do the same!  STARTING TUESDAY, JULY 12th, our hours for the summer will be:

  • Tuesday & Wednesday - 10am - 5pm
  • Thursday - 10am-6pm
  • Friday - 10am-5pm
  • Saturday - 10am-3pm
For those of your with your nose to the grind, you will notice that we do have one evening that we are open even later than usual to accommodate your busy schedule.

CLASS - Mixed Media Techniques with Linda Heavens

So I mentioned in the last class posting that Linda has decided to go back to her roots and teach a mixed media technique class!  There is still room in her class next Saturday, July 16th from 1-3pm.  NO supplies are required except for your trusty scissors and adhesive!  Cost $20.  Give me a call at the store if you are interested!!!  Here is the link to Linda's blog so you can check out what Linda herself has to say about this class!  Something about sharing lots or tips and tricks....sounds like we are in for a treat!

So both of these cards are going to be created by you!  There is no decorative background paper here except for the paper you will create!  It is time to get those fingers messy and learn to play with some great product including alcohol inks, die inks, chalk inks, distress inks, dies, brads, twine, embossing powder, embossing folders, etc.  One masculine card and one a little more feminine.  Love them!  Can't wait to take the class myself!

Spots are limited so give me a shout at the store 519.351.5220 to reserve a spot in this class.  It is sure to be very cool.

Monday, July 4, 2011

SIDEWALK SALES...July 5 - 13!

It's that time of the year again!  We have somethin' a little different for ya!  YOU choose your discount!  SAVE 13-50% off on all regular priced merchandise!!!  Don't forget to check out all the amazing items on our sale table with 50-90% OFF!  What a perfect time to pick up items for little gifts or projects. 

Kids looking for something FUN to do this summer?!?  Stamping and scrapbooking can keep them entertained for hours!!  Trust me....I know!

The sale will run for a week and a half to accommodate all of your vacation plans!  Hope to see you soon!

Store Hours
Tues - Fri 10AM - 5:30PM
Saturday 10-3PM
Sunday & Monday - CLOSED

Look for new SUMMER hours beginning the week of July 11th!  More details to follow.