Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Classes

Saturday, July 26th,
10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Surprise Cards
Monica Smith

In this class, you will lean how to make a cascading card and a pop up box.
We will use die cuts, stamps, and inks. Bring: scor-tape; scissors, tweezers; a quick dry glue and/or a glue line pen. Optional: If you have a score board, please bring it so you do not have to wait. All other supplies will be provided. ($20)

These are samples and not necessarily what we will make.







Saturday, August 2nd.
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Come and discover the many ways you can use My Favorite Things Blueprints 16 dies. Bring to class: liquid adhesive, pop up dots and tape runner. All other supplies will be provided. ($20)






Friday, August 15th,
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Distress Mini Workshop
Paula Cheney

In this workshop, we will create a mini book using a Worn Cover Journal, Pocket Pages, and Ring Binder. We will be working with Ranger Distress Stains, learning how to mix and layer colors to create a look you'll love.
This is a very hands-on workshop where exploring with the inks and
stains is encouraged! There will also be plenty of Stamper Anonymous stamps and Layering Stencils on hand to create easy cards and pockets.
By the end, you will leave class with a 12 page mini book ready for picturess
and journaling. Bring to class: scissors, tape runner, sanding block, paper piercer (awl), corner rounder, bone folder, paper trimmer, tiny attacher, and scotch tape. (55)






Saturday, August 16th,
9:0 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Vintage Mini Configurations Book
Paula Cheney

If you love vintage like I do, you will love this Mini Configurations Book! The newly released 6 x9 Configurations Book has a lantern that lights up,
a tiny doll with a bit of bling, and a faux leather mini book with lots of
staining, stamping and spritzing, using the new Ranger Spritzer tool.
Oh, and maybe I should mention new Letterpress blocks, Ephemera and
Adornments - all just released at CHA...so much technique and product to squeeze into this workshop! So prepare for the wonderful world of
Configurations...it’s magical. Bring to class: scissors, tape runner, sanding block, paper piercer (awl), corner rounder, bone folder and needle nose pliers.
($80)
Note: You are welcome to use your own photo to replace the one provided
in class. Must be at least 3 x 5 - vertical orientation.





Saturday, August 16th,
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Collection Folio
Paula Cheney

Do you ever want to tell a story about one event or trip taken, but need more than a double page layout to do it. Together we will create a new way of
telling your story using a new structure released at CHA 2014, The Collection
Folio.   In addition, we will experiment with watercolor paper, water brush and Distress Markers, learning how to add depth to stamped images found
throughout the project.  Add in Distress Stain and paint as well as
techniques using Layering stencils and you will go home with a beautiful project (just add pictures). Bring to class: scissors, tape runner, sanding block, paper piercer (awl), corner rounder and bone folder. ($55)




We want to thank Karen Burniston from Elizabeth Craft Designs for teaching two classes last Saturday. Karen is a great teacher and I hope we can schedule her again. Some of the new dies are still available and we will stock again some of the ones that sold out.






Sunday, July 6, 2014

Classes and Much more

We have several openings for this class. You must have taken Beginning Zentangle to take this class.

3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

More Zentangles
Janice Freinheit

Ready to learn more Tangles? Complete this darling heart project and learn 12 tangles in the process. Bring your beginners kit from the Beginning Zentangle Class. ($40)








Saturday, July 19th
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Class is $40.00

Class with Karen Burniston from Elizabeth Crafts Designs. Karen will be using all new dies.

We only have one opening in each of the classes. The same class is offered in the morning and afternoon.

Bring to class: scissors, paper piercer, paper trimmer, sanding tool, 1/4 tacky tape or score tape, fine glue pen or fine line applicator bottle, mini glue dots and pop up dots.

Karen has traveled extensively and it has been 2 years since we have tried to get Karen scheduled to teach at Stamp Asylum.

Karen is from Katy, Texas has has worked in the paper crafts industry since 2001 as an independent artist, designer and instructor. Her specialty is paper engineering, pop-ups and interactive designs for cards, albums and scrapbook pages. She is currently a Licensed Artist for Elizabeth Craft Designs. Her love is to design Pop it Ups dies that create interactive and pop-up cards using die cutting machines.

Bring your camera or smart phone to take pictures of all her sample cards.









New Christmas Memory Box dies are already in stock:





Stamps:

New from Avery Elle:





Sunday, June 29, 2014

July Classes and new deliveries

We will be closed Friday, July 4th. Enjoy Independence Day.








Saturday, July 5th,
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
The Art of Rubber Stamping
Introduction to Rubber Stamping
Monica Smith

If you are a beginner stamper or need a refresher, this is a class for you. In this class you will learn about inks, tools, stamps, masking and much more. You will work on cards using different techniques to put into practice the new information. All supplies will be provided. ($25).




Only a few openings for this class.

Saturday, July 12th,
10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Beginning Zentangle
Janice Freiheit
Certified Zentangle 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 projects. In Beginning Zentangle, you will learn a minimum of nine Zentangle patterns by completing two Zentangle tiles. You will receive a beginners Zentangle kit and step-out instructions for 16 patterns. All supplies
provided. ($40)



You must have taken Beginning Zentangle to take the next class

3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

More Zentangles
Janice Freinheit

Ready to learn more Tangles? Complete this darling heart project and learn 12 tangles in the process. Bring your beginners kit from the Beginning Zentangle Class. ($40)





Saturday, July 19th
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Pop Up Cards

Bring to class: scissors, bone folder, x-acto knife, double sided tape, liquid glue. ($40)


Karen is teaching the same class in the morning which is now full. Only a few spaces open for the afternoon class.

Karen has traveled extensively and it has been 2 years since we have tried to get Karen scheduled to teach at Stamp Asylum.

Karen is from Katy, Texas has has worked in the paper crafts industry since 2001 as an independent artist, designer and instructor. Her specialty is paper engineering, pop-ups and interactive designs for cards, albums and scrapbook pages. She is currently a Licensed Artist for Elizabeth Craft Designs. Her love is to design Pop it Ups dies that create interactive and pop-up cards using die cutting machines.
Camera or smart phone for taking photos of all her sample cards.


This is a sample and not necessarily one of the projects.


New Arrivals:

Sizzix: Tim Holtz collection











The Butterfly and Dragonfly will arrive at the end of the week.






Stencils:

6 x6 embossing folders from Life Style




Stamps:

Deep Red:





Back in Stock from Memory Box:
Star garland, alphabet and words die cuts





Friday, June 20, 2014

classes and New Arrivals

WE ONLY HAVE A COUPLE OF OPENING IN THESE CLASSES

Classes:

Friday, June 27th,
3: 00 p.m. - 6:00p.m.

More Fun With Die Cuts
Terri Musser

Come learn how fun die cuts can be when used to make incredible scenes. In this class, we will use dies from Impression Obsession, Lawn Fawn and Elizabeth Crafts Designs. You will learn how to build scenes, layer die cuts, color and ink die cuts as well as make a pop up card from Karen Burniston for Elizabeth Craft Designs. Bring: adhesive, pop up dots, scissors, tweezers, and bone folder. ($25)








Saturday, June 28th
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 - p.m.

Building Scenes with Impression Obsession
Terri Musser

Come and learn how to make gorgeous cards using Impression Obsession dies and stamps. In this class, we will be building scenes with dies and stamps. We will make our own background paper using stamps from Impression Obsession. You will learn how to add dimension to your die cuts, as well as learn different techniques on how to color and add detail to die cuts. Bring adhesive, pop up dots, scissors, tweezers, and bone folder. ($23)




New Arrivals:

Tool N' One from Spellbinders:

Spellbinders® Tool 'n One is a crafter's dream - all your tools at your fingertips. It is a portable tool that performs multiple craft functions, including piercing, paper removal and many more! In addition, it provides a unique storage solution. What is the solution? The Tool-n-One’s attachments are housed within the “pod” of its main body.






Stamps:

Deep Red -





Just Rite:






Samples:










Die cuts from My Favorite Things:











Magazines:

Stampington and Company:





Cloth, Paper Scissors:




Distress Inks - Mini Pads Kits #7, #8 and #9









stencils:

Prima and My Favorite Things





Sunday, June 15, 2014

Classes and new deliveries

We have a few openings in the following classes:

YOU MUST HAVE TAKEN THE BEGINNER ZENTANGLE

Saturday, June 21st,
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Boxed Zen
Janice Freiheit

It takes a devoted Tangler to transfer a sturdy cardboard box into a work of art. This box is the perfect size in which to store your Zentangle supplies and to show off your talent. Come and join us and learn the secrets of this astonishing transformation. ($45)





Friday, June 27th,
10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Slider Cards
Terri Musser

Come and learn to use the New Slider Cards from The Paper Cut as well as fun dies and stamps from Impression Obsession. In this class, you will learn how to assemble slider die cards, alter your die cuts with markers and stamps, assemble scenes and add dimension to your die cuts. Bring: adhesive, pop up dots, scissors, tweezers, and bone folder. ($23).




3: 00 p.m. - 6:0 p.m.

More Fun With Die Cuts
Terri Musser

Come learn how fun die cuts can be when used to make incredible scenes. In this class, we will use dies from Impression Obsession, Lawn Fawn and Elizabeth Crafts Designs. You will learn how to build scenes, layer die cuts, color and ink die cuts as well as make a pop up card from Karen Burniston for Elizabeth Craft Designs. Bring: adhesive, pop up dots, scissors, tweezers, and bone folder. ($25)




Saturday, June 28th,
10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Stand Up Cards
Terri Musser

Come and learn how to use "Stand Up Helper dies" from Elizabeth Craft Designs to make these fun and interactive cards. These cards are standard A2 cards when they are flat. In this class, you will be using velvet adhesive sheets, Shimmer Sheetz, embossing folders, Elizabeth Craft Designs dies, glitter and peel off stickers. Bring: adhesive, pop up dots, scissors, tweezers, and bone folder. ($23)




3:00 p.m. - 6:00 - p.m.

Building Scenes with Impression Obsession
Terri Musser

Come and learn how to make gorgeous cards using Impression Obsession dies and stamps. In this class, we will be building scenes with dies and stamps. We will make our own background paper using stamps from Impression Obsession. You will learn how to add dimension to your die cuts, as well as learn different techniques on how to color and add detail to die cuts. Bring adhesive, pop up dots, scissors, tweezers, and bone folder. ($23)






New deliveries:

Stamps and die cuts from Lawn Fawn:








Announcement: SAVE THE DATE

Karen Burniston from Elizabeth Craft Designs will be teaching at Stamp Asylum. Saturday July 19th. She will teach the same class in the morning and afternoon. I do not have a description of the class at this point. However Karen will be teaching with her new die cuts that have yet to be shown.
I have tried for 2 years to have Karen come and teach and finally I have caught up with her schedule.

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Classes and More .....

June 14th
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Four in one
Monica Smith

In this class, you will make four different cards using the same stamp. There will be embossing, coloring and much more. If you have Copic markers, you may want to bring them so you don't have to share. Bring to class: adhesive, bone folder, and scissors. All other supplies will be provided. The stamp is part of the class. ($25)







We have a few openings in the following class:

Saturday, June 21st,
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Boxed Zen
Janice Freiheit

It takes a devoted Tangler to transfer a sturdy cardboard box into a work of art. This box is the perfect size in which to store your Zentangle supplies and to show off your talent. Come and join us and learn the secrets of this astonishing transformation. ($45)






Friday, June 27th,
10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Slider Cards
Terri Musser

Come and learn to use the New Slider Cards from The Paper Cut as well as fun dies and stamps from Impression Obsession. In this class, you will learn how to assemble slider die cards, alter your die cuts with markers and stamps, assemble scenes and add dimension to your die cuts. Bring: adhesive, pop up dots, scissors, tweezers, and bone folder. ($23).





3: 00 p.m. - 6:0 p.m.

More Fun With Die Cuts
Terri Musser

Come learn how fun die cuts can be when used to make incredible scenes. In this class, we will use dies from Impression Obsession, Lawn Fawn and Elizabeth Crafts Designs. You will learn how to build scenes, layer die cuts, color and ink die cuts as well as make a pop up card from Karen Burniston for Elizabeth Craft Designs. Bring: adhesive, pop up dots, scissors, tweezers, and bone folder. ($25)






Saturday, June 28th,
10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Stand Up Cards
Terri Musser

Come and learn how to use "Stand Up Helper dies" from Elizabeth Craft Designs to make these fun and interactive cards. These cards are standard A2 cards when they are flat. In this class, you will be using velvet adhesive sheets, Shimmer Sheetz, embossing folders, Elizabeth Craft Designs dies, glitter and peel off stickers. Bring: adhesive, pop up dots, scissors, tweezers, and bone folder. ($23)



3:00 p.m. - 6:00 - p.m.

Building Scenes with Impression Obsession
Terri Musser

Come and learn how to make gorgeous cards using Impression Obsession dies and stamps. In this class, we will be building scenes with dies and stamps. We will make our own background paper using stamps from Impression Obsession. You will learn how to add dimension to your die cuts, as well as learn different techniques on how to color and add detail to die cuts. Bring adhesive, pop up dots, scissors, tweezers, and bone folder. ($23)







Graphic 45 new collection of paper pads:

There are 12" x 12"; 8" x 8" and 6" x 6" pattern papers:









Dina Wakley Paints:







Memory Box new die cuts:


















Prima die cuts:







Penny Black Stamps:






Hero Arts: