Workshops, Classes, Events



Tuesday, Mar 14
th, 2017 - 7 pm Card Club - We will make two or three cards depending on the difficulty of the cards free with the commitment to spending $25 + shipping & tax each month. Members take turns being the "hostess", earning $25 in free product. Great way to build up your card stash and enjoy an evening getting crafty!

Monday, Mar. 20th - 1:30 - 3:30 pm Afternoon Card Buffet Workshop - I am changing things up for this workshop in an effort to be fair to everyone, me included. Cards will now be priced individually at $2.50 per card. You can still make as many as you like in the two hours, each card must be completed, stamps cleaned and items put back in the basket properly before you start the next card. There will be at least 12 cards available on the buffet, with several new cards each month. Join us!

Tuesday, Mar. 21st - 6:30 - 8:30 pm Evening Card Buffet Workshop - $2.50/card
See above! Great way to spend an evening!

Saturday, May 6th 9:00 - 6:00 - National Scrapbooking Day Crop - $40 Visit the Facebook event page for details: https://www.facebook.com/events/1272508792830703/




Friday, December 16, 2016

Christmas Wall Hanging

I know, it's been forever since I posted anything!  Moving and a trip to England are my excuse, along with 4 weddings.....no funeral!!  I have a few posts that I am working on though, just to share some of the things I've made lately.

This home decor item was inspired by a piece I saw a Michaels that was selling for $40. I loved it but couldn't justify spending $40 on something I was pretty sure I could duplicate with my Cricut.  It took me an afternoon (I'm relatively new to Design Space) to create the cut files needed for the different colours, but once that part was done the only time consuming thing was gluing everything down.  This became a class that I taught and the total time to make this was about 2 1/2 hours - cutting words in their colour choice!  We used CTMH glitter papers in silver, gold, red, and sea glass as well as some non-CTMH glitter and mirror papers for the blue colour scheme.

I started with a 12 x 12 piece of chipboard that I painted with acrylic paints to look like wood. I used white paint over all and then just dipped the brush into a little brown and more white to make the streaks, keeping the brushstrokes going in the same direction. Once the paint was dry, I laid all the cut words on my piece so that I could get the placement right, then started gluing everything down, beginning with the larger words in the center and working my way out.  Our CTMH ruler helped me keep the words along the sides straight.  My crop-a-dile punched the holes and set the eyelets in the top corners and sparkly twine or ribbon can be threaded through & knotted.  Here is the one that Amanda made with the blues and silvers:

I think these would make a lovely gift but I love mine so much that it is now hanging in my living room!

Merry Christmas!
Roz



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