November Retreat, Crop, and Classes

Fall is here, but it doesn’t feel like it does it? We have added a couple more classes and are starting sign-ups for our Potluck Crop. We also have a couple of openings left for our November retreat at Our House in Milford.

Everything that was left at the old store for the 60% off has been brought up to the new store. We have it in baskets in the crop room for 60% off, if its been marked 1/2 off its an additional 60% off. Theres still another load to bring from the store and there is still a lot of good stuff, paper, tools, stamps and lots of embellishments.

Annual Pot Luck Crop
Friday November 28th  10-midnight
Bring a dish and enjoy 14hrs of cropping with friends! There is a $10 deposit (nonrefundable) you will receive a $10 credit day of crop.

Fall November Retreat $215
November 14th ~ 16th

arrive on Thursday $265
arrive on Wednesday $315
Includes class kit and giveaways. Meals are included Friday night dinner, Saturday breakfast, lunch & dinner, Sunday brunch. Arrive at noon Friday, check out is Sunday 3pm.
This years November kit is going to be a linen Thankful album.

Framed Autumn Blueprints $36 ~ Carolyn Ross
November 1st 10:00 – 1:00pm


Don’t you love the colors of fall? Come join me as we decorate these mini burlap panels to showcase the beautiful colors of fall. We will be using Rangers new texture paste, stencils and learning how to shade with Tim Holtz distress markers and water brushes on watercolor paper, and adding some new charms from Maya Road. Your work of art will be showcased in a frame that we are going to alter using Wendy Vecchi’s gold and crackle embossing paste! Supplies needed: non stick craft mat, scissors, craft pick and adhesive.

Santa’s Door Burlap Panel Tag Album $95 ~ Anita Houston TWO DAY WORKSHOP
November 7th, 5:30 -9:30pm AND November 8th, 9am- 1PM

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Using the Technique: Stenciling with Embossing Paste, Altered Burlap Panel, Stenciling with Ink
Christmas time is a magical part of our year! Not only do most of us decorate our homes, but we preserve and treasure those holiday memories in albums and on video. In this class you will make a tag album using Burlap Panels and tons of Tim Holtz, Wendy Vecchi, and Ranger goodness. You’ll learn to stencil using different mediums, as well as alter a slew of different items. You will leave with an album to not only show off and have as part of your Christmas decor, but you will have a new place to house those treasured holiday memories!
What Students Will Need: An Apron, Liquid Adhesive (It will be provided, but you might like a particular brand.), Paper Trimmer

12 Days of Christmas Mini Album $50 ~ Anita Scroggins
November 8th, 2:00 – 6:00pm

Join in the fun and make a beautiful keepsake album that will be treasured for years to come! This unique album will be a highlight of your holiday decor and at home in any room. You can use it as a December Daily simply by adding a few more pages to the ring bound album.
As an added bonus, we just night find time at the end of class to learn how to make a fun addition using envelopes!
In addition to the Basic Class Kit you will also need to bring: A sturdy hole punch ( I recommend the WRMK 1/4″ Power Punch), Tiny Attacher or small stapler, Score Tape, Liquid Glue, Glossy Accents, Beacon 3-N-1 or something similar.

Steampunk Whirlybird $50 ~ Anita Houston
November 9th, 1:00 – 5:00pm

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Using the Technique: Painted Industrial Decoupage, Crackled Embossing Paste Layering
Isn’t it great to decorate our homes or crafty spaces with the items we make ourselves?!!  In this class you will alter simple wood pieces with various techniques and mediums from Ranger, Tim Holtz, and Wendy Vecchi, to create a fun and quirky steam punk bird to display in a favorite spot.  Students Will Need: An Apron, Liquid Adhesive (It will be provided, but you might like a particular brand.)

Love is a 4-Legged Word $28 ~ Gena Glover
November 15th, 10:30 – 1:30pm

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Join me in creating this AMAZING tag mini book album designed by Graphic 45. We are using this adorable paper from Graphic 45, but this design can be adapted to any project. The sample shows cats and dogs, but can be changed to all dog or all cat. You will receive a full 12×12 sticker sheet AND the full 12×12 alpha sheets to make it all your own!

Thankful Quote Book $25 ~ Gena Glover
November 15th, 2:30 – 5:30pm

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As most of you know, I LOVE quotes! It has been a while since I created a quote book, so what better time than Thanksgiving?  We will create a quote book from chipboard tags. There are several techniques used in this class… we will play with distress crackle and  inking the new Tim Holtz die/embossing leaf. I hope you can join me. Limited kits will also be available. Please bring to class: basic kit, including adhesive, paper trimmer, ink for distressing.

Maya Road Christmas Shadow Box $29 ~ Gena Glover
November 16th, 1:00 – 4:00pm

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Designed by our friends at Maya Road this beautiful shadow box is a great addition to
your holiday decor! Filled with fun pieces, it will be an afternoon of decking the halls!
Please bring: basic kit including a trimmer, scissors and pop-dots

Holiday Merriment $45 – Carolyn Ross
November 20th, 10am – 1:00pm


This is one of the classes we brought back from the trade show that was designed and taught by Tim Holtz. This is a fun class using the new Ranger texture paste, holiday stencils from Tim Holtz, distress inks, paints, sprays and lots of the new holiday idealogy, Make this burlap panel your own! Supplies needed: non stick craft mat, scissors and adhesives.

Festive Distress $26 ~ Gena Glover
November 22th, 10:30 – 2:00pm

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Come and join me in this class designed by Tim Holtz. We will create 3 cards full
of techniques. We will play with his new texture paste, NEW distress sprays and
much more! I hope to see you there!
Items to bring to class: basic kit, including craft sheet, glossy accents, foam tape,
adhesive and sanding paper/stick

Christmas Countdown Cookie Sheet $35 ~ Gena Glover
November 22th, 10:30 – 2:00pm

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In this class you will be making a fun magnetic cookie sheet countdown for Christmas!
We will use the new Wendy Vechhi embossing powders, texture paste and other
fun techniques.
Please bring to class: basic kit, including ink for distressing, pop dots, and fast drying glue.
If you have one, please bring a 2″ punch and a 1.50″ punch

Personalized Leather Journal  $45 ~ teacher Cheryl Darrow
Saturday November 29th 2:30pm ~ 5:30pm

Want to make some really cool personalized gifts this holiday season? Sign up for Cheryl ‘s creative leather journal class. Cheryl is the catalyst for creative projects and this journal is sure to wow everyone on your gift giving lists. Students will learn how simple it is to emboss on Ten Seconds Studio’s cattle-ist leather and colorize with their stains. Extra kits will be available for students.

25 Days of Giving Canvas Wall Hanging $65
~ teacher Carolyn Ross

Saturday November 29th 1pm

Advent calendars are so popular this time of year and we all love getting a little surprise each day. Why not put a smile on someone’s face and give someone something each day or teach our kids the blessing of giving with this 25 days of giving. We are going to color and ink leaves and flowers and create 25 pockets for each of the giving tags that are adorned with Tim Holtz new number tokens. You will also receive a list of giving ideas for each tag.  Supplies needed: Scissors, Tim Holtz tiny attacher and fab-tac adhesive or zip dry.

Twas The Night Before Christmas Box $32
~ teacher Gena Glover

Sunday November 30th 1pm

Designed by Graphic 45 come and join me to create this BEAUTIFUL piece for your mantel or coffee table OR better yet a special gift for someone this Christmastime.Inside the box you will create a pull out album to hold special photos or memories. Please bring to class: basic kit, pop-dots