Precious Memories'
February 2009 Class Calendar Is Ready!
 

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

1

2

3

4

5

6

 

Free* Friday Night Crop

5pm-11:30pm

 

NEW!

Bittersweet By Basic Grey

10:30am-12:30am

 

Whipper Snapper Valentine’s

2:00pm-4:00pm

8

9

10

11

NEW!

So Happy Together
6:30pm-8:30pm

12

NEW!
Stamping
Techniques:
Masking With Bellas

6:30pm-8:30pm

13

 

Free* Friday Night Crop

5pm-11:30pm

 

14

 

 

 

 

Valentine’s Day

15

16

17

18

NEW!

Fast & Fabulous 4:
Series 15

6:30pm-8:30pm

19

NEW!

Quick & Easy Cards

6:30pm-8:30pm

20

 

Free* Friday Night Crop

5pm-11:30pm

 

21

Copic Basics
Workshop Beginner

10:30am-12:30pm

 

Copic Basics Workshop
Advanced
2:00pm-4:00pm

22

23

24

25

NEW!
Adventure Awaits
6:30pm-8:30pm

26

Getting Started: An Introduction to Scrapbooking & Cardmaking

6:30pm-8:30pm

27

 

Free* Friday Night Crop

5pm-11:30pm

 

28

NEW!
Our Home Mini Album
10:30am-12:30pm


Quick & Easy Cards
2:00pm-4:00pm

1 (March)

2

3

4

NEW!
Snippets of 2009:
Tag/Library Pocket Mini Album

6:30pm-8:30pm

5

NEW!
A Day In The Life

6:30pm-8:30pm

6

 

Free* Friday Night Crop

5pm-11:30pm

 

7

 

 

 

A Day In The Life NEW!
Instructor: Tara Gove
Class Fee: $15.00 Supply Fee: $10.00

Come join us to create this cute Sandylion Layout using some great techniques for patterned paper and hidden journaling. There are tons of extra supplies in this kit that you get to take home! All Supplies Included.

Adventure Awaits NEW!
Instructor: Colleen Heidrich
Class Fee: $15.00 Supply Fee: $8.00

Get away and have some fun working on 2 double page layouts with the fun American Crafts Travel line of papers and products. These will be easy to complete when you get home because all they need are some 4X6 photos and a couple of wallet sized! You'll get to play with some paint techniques that use everyday items you might otherwise throw away! Included in the class are a complete set of Thickers and small sticker lettering to help create whatever titles you'd like! All Supplies Included.

Bittersweet by Basic Grey NEW!
Instructor: Tara Gove
Class Fee $15.00 Supply fee $15.00

How do I love thee? Let me count the eight ways with Basic Grey’s Bittersweet Card Class. You don’t want to miss out on this class, yet another wonderful class kits designed by Basic Grey. This kit class includes enough Bittersweet patterned paper die-cuts, printed and scored cardstock, rub-ons, printed chipboard, and envelopes to create 8 unique cards. This class is sure to sell out so sign up early. All Supplies Included.

Copic Basics Workshop – Beginner
Instructor: Tara Gove
Class Fee: $15.00 Supply Fee: $5.00

Have you joined the Copic craze yet? Have you bought the markers and aren't sure how to use them? Here is your chance to find out what all the fuss is about. In this workshop we will cover the basics of Copic Markers. This is a great way to get some experience with these great tools if you are considering a purchase. For this workshop, students will use the store markers to get some hands on experience. This workshop will only cover the basic color techniques of Copics. Topics to be covered include: paper and ink selection, coloring techniques, blending techniques and refilling your pens. Cards will not be completed in this class.

Copic Basics Workshop – Advanced
Instructor: Tara Gove
Class Fee: $15.00 Supply Fee: $5.00

Ok, so you’ve made the jump and purchased some markers. Perhaps you’ve been playing with the markers and you love them, but what else can you do with them? In this workshop you will be exploring all the other techniques that you can use these pens for. For this workshop, students will use the store markers to get some hands on experience. Topics to be covered include: ink to rubber coloring, airbrushing, blender solution techniques, mixed media, unusual papers and more. This is an advanced workshop, cards will not be completed in this class.

Fast & Fabulous 4: Series 15 NEW!
Instructor: Tara Gove
Class Fee: $15.00 Supply Fee: $5.00

Overwhelmed with all the available patterned paper? You love to buy it, share it, talk about it and organize it—but if you’re like most people, you don’t always know how to use it or are unable to find enough time to get the results you were anticipating. Once you have taken this class, Tara will send you on your way with four creative yet simple ideas that are sure to build your confidence and expand your abilities. We will take you back to the fundamentals of scrapbooking---Four patterned papers, four colors of cardstock, and you can create four fabulous pages all in 2 hours. This class is the 15th of a series by Tara. All supplies included.

Getting Started: An Introduction to Scrapbooking & Cardmaking
Instructor: Tobi Crawford
Class Fee: $10.00  Supply Fee: 5.00

Do you walk in to our store and feel immediately overwhelmed? This class was created for beginners to provide you with a stress free introduction in to the exciting and rewarding world of Scrapbooking & Cardmaking! This class covers the fundamentals of Scrapbooking, such as what tools are needed and how to use them, organizing your photos, selecting the right album, cropping, matting, color selection & layout. We also include an introduction to Cardmaking, a complimentary craft to Scrapbooking, since a lot of the same supplies are used. To demonstrate the relationship between the two, you will also create a handmade card using the left over products from your scrapbook layout as well as incorporating some of the fun cardmaking products that we carry. You will leave this class with your first layout completed. Please bring 6-8 photos with you (preferably with the same theme). All other supplies are included.

Our Home Mini Album NEW!
Instructor: Jessica Acs
Class Fee: $15.00 Supply Fee: $5.00

Come learn how to make this sweet little house shaped mini album from scratch. And how appropriate for this album, we will be using the adorable new Home Grown line from 3 Bugs in a Rug. This album is based on one that was featured in Jessica's new book: "Outstanding Mini Albums" by Memory Makers Books. You will leave with a completed album all ready to add special photos of your home and the people in it. All Supplies Included.

Quick and Easy Cards NEW!
Instructor: Colleen Heidrich
Class Fee: $15.00 Supply Fee: $15.00

Have you ever bought a set of a line of paper you just love thinking it'd make great cards and then not known what to do with it? Well, then this class is for you! We'll be taking a set of October Afternoon papers and matching cardstock to create a set of 6 cards with leftovers for you to play with at home. Also included in the class is a great set of Technique Tuesday sentiment stamps that you'll use in class and take home with you! All Supplies Included.

 

Snippits of 2009: Tag/ Library Pocket Mini Album NEW!
Instructor: Jessica Acs
Class Fee: $15.00 Supply Fee: $5.00

Based on one of the mini albums featured in Jessica's new book: "Outstanding Mini Albums", you will learn how to make this fun little book from scratch! Using tags and library pockets, as well as a variety of embellishments, your finished album will be the perfect place to keep track of special moments of 2009. We will be using the fun & funky White Out Collection by We R Memory Keepers. All Supplies Inlcuded.

So Happy Together NEW!
Instructor: Colleen Heidrich
Class Fee: $15.00 Supply Fee: $8.00

This layout class is for scrapping that special someone whether it's a significant other, a child, or a grandparent! So much you can do with these lovely Karen Foster papers and a few fun techniques and products. We'll be playing with Glossy Accents, chipboard, some stamping, paper piercing, the Making Memories Slice machine and more. We'll also talk a little about some different ways of doing journaling on your layouts.

Stamping Techniques: Masking with Bellas NEW!
Instructor: Tobi Crawford
Class Fee: $15.00 Supply fee: $5.00

This is the second installment of classes that delve into specific stamping techniques, and this month I will teach "Masking," both basic and reverse, but possibly the most exciting thing about this class is it will feature all images from Stamping Bella! Who doesn't love the fun, whimsical nature of the Stamping Bella stamps? She is so fun to colour, and there are SO many Bellas to choose from you will surely find a Bella for any occasion you desire. Join me before Valentines day as we will make a couple of cards with a "Love" theme, as well as a couple of everyday cards. All Supplies Included.

Whipper Snapper Valentines NEW!
Instructor: Tara Gove
Class Fee $15.00 Supply Fee $10.00

Come join Tara for yet another one of her fabulous Whipper Snapper classes…this time the theme is LOVE! These cards are certain to WOW that special someone for Valentines or any other day you just want to show your love. You will be using the Copic markers in this class, Copic experience is required. BONUS 5th card if class goes quickly!! All Supplies Included.

FREE* Friday Night Crop   5pm-11:30pm

Precious Memories offers FREE* Crops every Friday night from 5pm to 11:30pm in our Design Studio, excluding holidays. You must pay $5 (plus GST) per person to reserve your spot. $5.00 fee is redeemable towards merchandise on the night of the Crop, so really it's FREE!

 
PRECIOUS MEMORIES' REGISTRATION POLICIES:
SPACE IS LIMITED FOR ALL CLASSES & CROPS, SO BE SURE TO PRE-REGISTER.  WE REQUIRE ALL CLASS FEES TO BE PAID AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION.  IF YOU ARE REGISTERING BY TELEPHONE, WE WILL BE HAPPY TO ACCEPT MASTERCARD OR VISA.  ALL CLASS FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.  IF 72 HOURS NOTICE IS GIVEN, A STORE CREDIT WILL BE ISSUED.  SORRY, NO CREDIT IF LESS THAN 72 HOURS NOTICE.   THANK YOU IN ADVANCE FOR YOUR CO-OPERATION.  NO CANCELLATION ON CROPS OR FREE CLASSES: FRIDAY NIGHT,  ALL DAY CROP FEES & FREE CLASS COMMITMENT FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE & NON-TRANSFERABLE & MAY ONLY BE REDEEMED TOWARDS MERCHANDISE ON THE DATE & TIME INDICATED ON REGISTRATION CARD BY THE PERSON WHO'S NAME APPEARS ON THE CARD.  If you are unable to attend and do not give sufficient notice for an in-store credit, we will be happy to provide you with your class supplies.  However, in order to secure your class kit, you MUST phone before the class.  In the event of a no show, without notification, your class kit may not be available.  All Guest Instructor Classes are non-refundable, non-transferable-no credits apply.  IN CONSIDERATION TO OTHERS, PLEASE NO BABIES OR CHILDREN.
 

Introducing 2 New Instructors at Precious Memories!

Jenn Kaczynski
Jenn has been stamping for over 15 years and scrapbooking for 10 years.
She has over 6 years experience teaching classes and loves to show others
new techniques. Jenn's enthusiasm will shine through when you attend her
classes.  Jenn will be introducing new monthly program,  "SOS" classes that you won't want to miss!   A perfect opportunity to bring a friend or two and spend the class doing girly girl projects!

We are proud to welcome Jenn to the Precious Memories Family!
 
Colleen Heidrich
Colleen is joining our teaching staff this month, but isn't new to the store, teaching or scrapbooking! Colleen has been a Sales Associate at Precious Memories for the past 2 years. She has been scrapbooking for about 15 years and card-making for about 5 years and you may have seen some of her design work that is currently on display in the store! Colleen also currently designs for two online kit club websites (Scrapperie.com and Scrapdango.com). She is also an adult ESL and high school teacher though has been taking some time off right now to spend at home with her two little guys, who are featured in a lot of her work!  Colleen is really looking forward to the opportunity to combine her loves of teaching and scrapbooking and hopes that you will join her this month!  You can keep up with what Colleen is doing, by visiting her Blog.  See below for Colleen's exciting new classes!

 
Contact Info
Precious Memories
604-530-2917