Monday, April 14, 2014

Classes and more

Saturday, April 19,
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Make-N-Take

We will be making two very different make-n-takes. One is a vintage collage card and the other a Spring card with new Impression Obsession die cuts. Please bring adhesive and scissors. ($5)






As a courtesy to others, if you sign up, please make sure you do come or call in plenty of time. If we have a waiting list, we need to notify someone on that list who really wants to be there.


Saturday, May 3rd,
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Spring Collage
Dianne Hicks

This is a collage class with emphasis on Spring. In this class, we will be constructing flowers using odds and ends papers. The basis of the collage will be textured and stained with a light wash. We will then make our floral arrangement from papers, book prints and some gelli plate prints you don't know what to do with. Come and join us for a fun class and leave with a matted piece when you leave. Bring basic kit: scissors, pencil, glue stick and some small paint brushes. ($45).



New Stamps:

Julie Netting dolls:












Stampendous:










Memory Box:

some samples of dies and stencils:














Make and Take

Saturday, April 19th,
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


Make-N-Take

We will be making two very different make-n-takes. One is a vintage collage card and the other a Spring card with new Impression Obsession die cuts. Please bring adhesive and scissors. ($5)






As a courtesy to others, if you sign up, please make sure you do come or call in plenty of time. If we have a waiting list, we need to notify someone on that list who really wants to be there.

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Free demonstration and much more

Saurday, April 5th,
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Free Demonstration

Debbie Bracket will be demonstrating Perfect Ruler; Perfect Layers;
Distress Marker Spritzer and much more. If you have questions about product, Debbie will be happy to help you. No need to register for this free demonstration.

New embossing folders from Elizabeth Crafts:










New dies from Memory Box:








New die cuts from deadbeatDesigns:
I (love) bluebonnets and the bluebonnets





DeadbeatDesigns will also have other new die cuts coming in soon. If you want any of these, please let us know as they are selling quickly.

The first one is the solid shape of the State of Texas; and the second one
is the shape of the State in I Love Texas.







Karen Burniston from Elizabeth Crafts will also release a new die within the next two weeks. If you are interested, please call so we can reserve your die either from Karen or deadbeat.








Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Classes and Inspiration



Saturday, March 29th
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Gelli Plate Mono Printing
Dianne Hicks

Come and join us for a day of Gelli Printing. We will be focusing on circular shapes or a mandala form. We will be doing some basic techniques and layering. We will use stencils and paint to create layers using the Gelli Plate. Card stock stencils will be furnished for you to use and take home. Gelli Arts has also develped an 8" circular plate in case you get into the circular image. A circulate plate is not necessary but I will also be demontrating on both the large Gelli plate and the circular one. Paper and paint will be furnished but feel free to bring stencils or paint if you have favorites. Please bring Gelli plate, a brayer, paper towels, baby wipes and a spray water bottle. Also be sure to wear old cloths or bring an apron. You may want to also pack a lunch or plan on grabbing a bite. We will take a short break. If you do not have a round or regular Gelli Plate, you can buy one at Stamp Asylum on the day of class. ($45)

Saturday, April 12th,
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Zentangle and Stamping
Janice Freiheit

Let's take Zentanble into the stamping world! This class combines the use of art stamps with tangles to create beautiful, bejeweled-looking tags. this class is very detailed and you must have taken the beginner Zentangle class. Bring a ink Blending tool and foam applicators, Pigma Black Micron 01 pen (s). ($40)





Darcie's Stamps:













New colors of StazOn:

The new stamp pads are square and small.



Vertigo:

Vertigo Film is a sturdy transparent film that is patterned to reflect light and lend special effects to your artwork. It can be cut with scissors, punches and most die cut machines. You can ink it, lay it over other artwork and more.









May Arts ribbon:

Beautiful small lace; elegant flowers and more .. .




Authentique:

New paper collection in 6" x 6" pads











Friday, February 28, 2014

Classes and exciting new merchandise

Classes:

Saturday, March 8th
10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Origami Gift Box and Cards

Come join us and learn to make a gift box and cards. This is a great
teacher's gift, hostess gift, birthday gift or a "just because gift". This project is all made with Bazzill papers and embellishments. Bring scissors, paper trimmer, bone folder and double sided adhesive. All other supplies will be provided. ($15)




Saturday, March 15th,
10:30 a.m. 1:00 p.m.

Treat Boxes

Have you ever wondered if you made a good purchase on a crafting tool?
The Envelope Punch board is one of those great buys. Come and make different types of treat boxes for Easter or any time giving. Bring scissors, paper trimmer, liquid adhesive, strong double sided tape and Envelope Punch. If you do not have an Envelope Punch, you can buy one at Stamp Asylum. All other supplies will be provided. ($15)






Saturday, March 22nd,
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Beginning Zentagle
Janice Freiheit
Certified Zentagle Teacher

Come join the newest craze! Zentangle is an art form anyone can learn. It employs simple strokes to make complex patterns that are a great addition to stamping project. In the beginning Zentagle, you will learn a minimum of nine Zentagle patterns by completing two Zentagle tiles. You will receive a beginners Zentagle kit and step-out instructions for 16 patterns. All supplies provided ($40)




Tim Holtz new idea-ology:
a few samples of the new and fun arrivals:






























Magazine:











Dare2tobeartsy stamps and die cuts to match:







Sizzix -
Tim Holtz Collection:








Avery Elle Stamps

A new Company - American made