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Class Descriptions

Class Descriptions

Classes require that you have attended the beginning stamp class or have basic stamping knowledge. Please read the class policy at the end of the class list. It is imperative that you bring your Basic Kit to each class. The basic stamping kit should include the following items: a permanent black dye ink pad, assorted markers/colored pencils, a quickie glue pen, pencil, ruler, eraser, scissors, exacto knife & cutting mat, double-sided tape, craft pad, brown ink pad with distressing tool, clear and black gel pen, clear Wink of Stella pen, foam tape and your favorite paper adhesive. The basic scrapbook kit should include the following items: 12” paper trimmer, scissors, fine fussy cutting scissors, exacto knife and pad, distressing tool and brown distress ink pad, 12” ruler, a variety of adhesives including a tape runner, liquid glue or glue stick, foam pop squares, pencil and eraser. Before classes check the web site for any additional supplies which may be needed for individual classes. We will attempt to post supply lists for all classes within 48 hours of the first class session. There is a 10% discount offered on class specific items only. This discount does not apply to basic supplies unless they are used in a technique taught in the class. All classes are payable by CASH OR CHECK ONLY!


Beginning Stamping

Come and learn the basic techniques of rubber-stamping! In this class you will learn the proper use of various stamp products along with several stamping techniques including embossing. All supplies are included. Bring a friend for free!! Instructor: Sharon/Alison Cost: $15.
Tues. Jan. 10th 11-1       Sat. Jan. 14th 10:30-12:30       Tues. Feb. 7th 11-1


Beginning Copics

Let us demystify Copic markers for you. Learn the numbering system and how it helps you combine colors for successful blending and coloring. Bring your Copics, Basic Kit and check the web site for any additional supplies you may need. Oh, and please feel free to bring a friend for FREE! Instructor: Sharon/Debbie Cost: $15.

Sat. Jan. 7th 1:30-3:30       Wed. Jan. 11th 11-1       Sat. Feb. 11th 1:30-3:30


Beginning Pencils 2.0

Many of our most admire images are colored with Prisma Colored Pencils. Debbie will show you how to color, blend and share her secrets for achieving beautiful life-like colored images. Debbie will also be focusing on shadowing and background techniques in this class. Bring your own colored pencils and expand your coloring skills! Instructor: Debbie, Cost: $15. (Not offered this session).


Monthly Layout Class

Please join us for our new monthly $10.00 layout class. Each month we will present a 12x12” layout that features a new technique or product. What makes this class unique is what comes next. You will have a homework assignment! Create another layout incorporating the technique or products used in class and bring your original layout to the next class and pay only $5 for the class! What a great way to create an album. Instructor: Sharon/Debbie Cost: $10/2 pg. layout.
Wed. Jan. 4th 11-1       Thurs. Jan. 5th 6-8       Wed. Feb. 1st 11-1

Thurs. Feb. 2nd. 6-8


Birthday Cards

A new year a new round of birthdays, here is a great way to make sure you have a birthday card handy just in case you forget. Sharon has created a collection of birthday cards featuring a variety of designs and images – perfect for someone on your list. Bring your basic kit, your favorite coloring medium and join Sharon for this very useful class. Instructor: Sharon, Cost: $18.

Fri. Jan. 13th 11-1       Mon. Jan. 16th 11-1       Sat. Jan. 28th 10:30-12:30

Sat. Feb. 25th 10:30-12:30


Sympathy Cards

At one time or another we unfortunately need a sympathy card to send to someone. Sharon is using a variety of company’s images to create a selection of cards you can have on hand to express your thoughts and condolences during a difficult time. Bring your basic kit, your favorite coloring medium and join Sharon for this very useful class. Instructor: Sharon, Cost: $18.

Mon. Jan. 9th 11-1       Sat. Feb. 11th 1:30-3:30       Mon. Feb. 13th 11-1


Get Well Cards

It’s that time of year – colds and other ailments are rearing their ugly heads. What a great idea to have a class where you create a group of cards perfect for those unexpected, but bound to happen instances. Bring your basic kit, your favorite coloring medium and join Sharon for this very useful class. Instructor: Sharon, Cost: $18.
Fri. Feb. 10th 11-1       Sat. Feb. 18th 1:30-3:30       Fri. March 3rd 11-1

Sat. March 4th  10:30-12:30


Flowers of the Month by Taylored Expressions

Sharon has created a class using a variety of Taylored Expressions flower stamps. In this session, you’ll create six cards using these stamps that will coincide with the time of the year they bloom in. This is a great coloring class and perfect to get your mind off snow and cold! Bring your basic kit, your favorite coloring medium and join Sharon for this very useful class. Instructor: Sharon, Cost: $20.
Fri. Jan. 6th 11-1       Sat. Jan. 21st 10:30-12:30       Sat. Feb. 11th 1:30-3:30

Mon. Feb. 13th 11-1


Winter Snow-cuts

It’s here so lets make the most of it! It’s a great time of the year to make cards while you are snowed in so why not make snow cards?! Join Sharon in creating a series of cards featuring this chilly time of the year – we live in Buffalo! Snowball roll with it! Bring your basic kit, your favorite coloring medium and join Sharon for this very useful class. Instructor: Sharon, Cost: $18.
Sat. Jan. 28th 1:30-3:30       Mon. Jan. 30th 11-1       Sat. Feb. 18th 1:30-3:30

Fri. Feb. 24th 11-1


Graphic 45 - 2017

Sharon is going to continue to share her love of Graphic 45 in this class that will use a variety of new and old G45 collections. These papers are lovely; so detailed, with beautiful colors and designs. Come create some truly unique cards that you will love. Each month will bring new cards or maybe a paper project for some variety. Bring your basic kit and check the web site for any additional supplies you may need. Instructor: Sharon, Cost: $20.

Sat. Jan. 14th 10:30-12:30         Wed. Jan. 18th 11-1       Sat. Feb. 11th 10:30-12:30

Wed. Feb. 15th 11-1


Monogramed Notecard Set
In this class we will be using several of the new stamps and dies from Taylored Expressions to create a monogramed notecard set. This will make a perfect gift as you will be able to personally customize it using TE’s newly-released Initial dies! We will package the finished notecard set in a gift box. Instructor: Sharon. Cost: $20.
Mon. Feb. 20th 11-1       Sat. March 4th 1:30-3:30       Wed. March 8th 11-1


Pion Winter Love

Sharon is back showing our love for Pion papers by creating another NEW class using new Pion winter papers from this Swedish paper maker. Beautiful, vintage images with subtle coloring, accented with detailed die cuts; we will use new collections of Pion papers for our inspiration. Bring your basic kit and check the web site for any additional supplies you may need. Instructor: Sharon, Cost: $25.

Wed. Jan. 25th 11-1       Sat. Feb. 4th 10:30-12:30       Mon. Feb. 6th 11-1


Northwoods Winter

I think Northwoods really shines in winter, beautiful new images to color and send. Sharon uses Copics and will select a great group of images for you to use. Bring your basic kit and check the website for any additional supplies you may need. Instructor: Sharon, Cost: $15.
Mon. Jan. 2nd 11-1       Fri. Jan. 27th 11-1       Sat. Feb 4th 1:30-3:30


Craft Organizer

This perennial favorite is back! January and February are a great time to hunker down and get those craft supplies under control and organized. You will create the cover for this organizer and we will supply the templates for a variety of organizational pages you can use to keep track of your inks, stamps, dies, pens, stickles…the list goes on and on! Bring your basic kit and check the website for any additional supplies you may need. Instructor: Sharon, Cost: $25.
Sat. March 4th 10:30-12:30


Deer Cards – Winter

Nature is shining through to the New Year! Sharon has chosen several images featuring deer and is using them in this class. These images evoke the beauty that is winter. Bring your basic kit and check the website for any additional supplies you may need. Instructor: Sharon, Cost: $18.
Sat. Jan. 7th 10:30-12:30       Sat. Jan. 28th 1:30-3:30       Wed. Feb. 22nd 11-1


You’re in my Heart!
Ah, love…Sharon has created a selection of cards suitable for Valentine’s giving. Lovely, reds, pinks, florals and sweet sentiments abound in these cards. Get a jump on the next holiday on your calendar. Bring your basic kit and check the website for any additional supplies you may need. Instructor: Sharon, Cost: $18.
Sat. Feb. 4th 1:30-3:30       Wed. Feb. 8th 11-1       Fri. Feb. 17th 11-1


Watercolor Calendar

Debbie is back with more water coloring for you. Taylored Expressions has created a series of their watercolor cards for the calendar year. Debbie will use several of these each month to show you how to use the Zig Clean Color Brush markers. You can also use regular watercolors in this class – bring what you are most comfortable using. Bring your basic kit and check the website for any additional supplies you may need. Instructor: Debbie, Cost: $18.

Sat. Jan. 7th 1:30-3:30    Tues. Jan. 10th 6-8       Sat. Feb 4th 10:30-12:30   

    Tues. Feb. 14th 6-8

Sat. Feb. 25th 1:30-3:30

NEW- Sat. March 4th 1:30-3:30


Grandma’s Brag Book

If you’ve attended any of our classes in the last year you know grandkids are a MAJOR topic of conversation. Debbie, the grandmother of a new granddaughter, has created a mini album that is a great brag book you can show off to all your friends and anyone else you can corral! Bring your basic kit ad check the website for any additional supplies you may need. Instructor: Debbie, Cost: $20.
Tues. Jan. 31st 6-8      Sat. Feb. 18th 10:30-12:30      Tues. Feb. 28th 6-8


MFT & Crazy Dogs

We love May Favorite Things stamp sets and Tim's Crazy Dogs!  Debbie, a dog lover and owner, has a soft spot for several of these sets and will be using one in this class. Show your love for your favorite canine or send a card to a fellow dog lover from this collection. Checks the supply list for the medium Debbie is using or feel free to bring what coloring medium you are most comfortable with. Debbie will help you adapt your medium to the images she has chosen. Bring your basic kit and join us! Instructor: Debbie, Cost: $18.
Sat. Jan. 28th 10:30-12:30       Sat. Feb. 25th 10:30-12:30       Tues. March 7th 6-8


MFT Backgrounds

In this class, Debbie will be using a background stamp from MFT, along with some die-cuts, to create four different looks and cards. Please bring your choice of coloring medium: copics, watercolors, colored pencils, or markers – whichever you prefer! Instructor: Debbie, Cost: $18.
Sat. Jan. 14th 1:30-3:30       Tues. Jan. 24th 6-8       Tues. Feb. 7th 6-8

Sat. Feb. 11th 10:30-12:30


MFT Polar Bears

Before there were Hogs and Funky Flowers and Bunnies there were Bears! Debbie loves MFT images and has created an adorable selection of cards featuring MFT Bears for you to color and enjoy. Checks the supply list for the medium Debbie is using or feel free to bring what coloring medium you are most comfortable with. Debbie will help you adapt your medium to the images she has chosen. Bring your basic kit and join us! Instructor: Debbie, Cost: $18.

NEW: Sat. Jan. 7th 10:30-12:30       Tues. Jan. 17th 6:30-8:30       Sat. Jan. 21st 1:30-3:30 Tues. Feb. 21st 6-8      Sat. Feb. 25th 10:30-12:30


Tea for You

MFT has created a cute stamp and die set featuring teacups and phrases. We’ve created a selection of cards using a variety of inking techniques for these images. Cute phrases, pretty colors and perfect to send to friends and family. Bring your basic kit and check the website for any additional materials you may need. Instructor: Donna, Cost: $18.

Thurs. Jan. 26th 6- 8        Tues. Jan. 31st 11-1       Thurs. Feb. 9th 6-8

Sat. Feb. 25th 1:30-3:30      Tues. March 7th 11-1


Bible Journaling

People have been making notes and marking their bible’s favorite passages for many, many years. The hobby of bible journaling has taken off in the last few years and we have had a number of customers expressing an interest and a desire for a class in bible journaling. We have been carrying bible journaling stamps, supplies and bibles expressly created for journaling for a while now and we are starting a class and group for those who are interested in exploring this new craft. Classes will be once a month with Sharon, Janelle and Gwen providing guidance and instruction. Instructor(s): varies, Cost: $10.
Sat. Jan. 21st 10:30-12:30          Sat. Feb. 18th 10:30-12:30



Class Reservation and Payment Policy

Reservations and payment are required for all classes. Payment for classes can be mailed in or made in person. Classes that do not meet attendance requirements will be canceled and you will be notified by phone the day before. Any monies paid will be refunded or you can apply it to another class. If you cancel a class with less than 48 hours’ notice, you will be required to pay for the class.


Guest Artists & Events

Check our website and blog for photos


Payment Policy for Guest Artists

We require that payment for guest artist classes and special events be made at the time of sign-up. Payment in cash or check is preferred. Credit cards will be accepted but an additional $3 handling fee will be applied. There are NO Refunds on these special classes.


Store Events

Wild and Wacky Week Sale

Sharon will be heading out to CHA in mid January and we will need to make room for all the cool stuff she’ll be ordering and bringing back! We’re having our annual Wild and Wacky Week Sale that will culminate in our Wild and Wacky Saturday progressive sale. Join us the week of January 2nd to 7th and get 20% off your regular priced purchases from Monday to Friday and then Saturday beginning at 6:30 am for 35% off, 7-8 am for 30% off, 8-9 am for 25% off and 10 am through the rest of the day for 20% off your regular priced purchases. Regular exclusions will apply and there are no marks on your cards.


Demo Sundays!

Join Mona as she demos one or more new products that have come in. Because of the increased interest shown in Demo Sunday we are asking you call and reserve a spot for the make and take for this monthly event. Join us every 3rd Sunday of the month for Demo Sunday from 1:30-3:30.
January 15th February 19th


Super Bowl Sunday Party

No need to feel bad the Bills aren’t in the Super Bowl, again…Join us for our annual Super Bowl Party. We’ll have games, food, and great stamping projects for you. Everyone will get a goodie bag and you’ll still make it home in time to watch the game – if you really want to! J
Sun. Feb. 5th


Winter Stamp Camp

It’s time for Stamp Camp again! We will be featuring a selection of approx. 12-15 cards/projects winter and spring themes. BRING YOUR BASIC KIT! We will be doing regular Speedy Sunday Stamp Camp and our more leisurely Slow Monday Stamp Camp. The cost of Stamp Camp is now $50, which includes a $15 store gift certificate to be used toward the purchase of products used during Stamp Camp.

Regular Stamp Camp – Sun. March 5th – 12-4 pm

Slow Stamp Camp – Mon. March 6th and 8th – 10-3:30


ATC Group

Join our monthly ATC exchange. Each month has a theme, and ATC’s are due on the last day of the month. Bring 6 ATC’s to the store and keep one for yourself. Within a few days you can pick up 6 others in return. If you cant get to the store you can mail them to the coordinator (ask Sharon for details). ATC’s are always the size of a playing card, 2.5 x 3.5”, but other than that there are no rules! See the front page of web page for the full list of each month’s theme.