Hope you are doing well! Happy New Year and I hope you had a Merry Christmas! I had one of the BEST Christmases EVER! I had so much fun with ALL my girls; Tiffany, Sarah, Emelia & Claire! Best time ever!
As promised - here is a link to the January Calendar! I think you will be very pleased with all the Crafting Opportunities we have for you! I put the calendar out last week in hard copy (gave copies to my Wednesday Class) and classes are already filling up! So exciting!
Let me share some of the January Calendar highlights:
Tag Tuesday, Tuesday, January 5th, 1-2:30PM. Class Fee: $5. Chrystal will share techniques to create the tag shown below.
Double Design Layout 12, Tuesday, January 5, 6-8PM. Class Fee: $10. We will meet to create our final layout in this series. We will create a 2 page layout with 12 photos. You will need to bring the following size photos with you (we will be doing a 'pocket page' type layout - a little different than our previous layouts):
Six - 3x4 Horizontal photos
Two - 3x4 Vertical photos
Two - 4x6 Horizontal photos
Two - 4x6 Vertical photos
Flower Cards By Art Gone Wild, Wednesday, January, 6th, 1:30 - 3:30PM. Class Fee: $12. We will use stamps by Art Gone Wild, designed by Catherine Stanton. These stamps are gorgeous! Here are two of the three cards we will be creating - the third card will be made from the stamp shown in the photo! You will love making these cards! Fun & Fast!
Stamp Club, Thursday, January 7th, 10:30AM OR 1PM OR 3:30PM OR 6PM. Stamp Club meets the first Thursday of each month to create a project. It might be cards, a book, a portfolio, etc ( In December we created really cool desk calendars). The Class Fee is $50 for the year (you can join anytime and your membership is good for a year from the time you pay your Class Fee). If you are a 'Snowbird' we also have membership for you - you can join for 6 months for $25. You also receive 25% off any one item in the store the day of Stamp Club.
Many Thanks, Friday, January, 8th, 1-3PM. Class Fee: $12.50. In this class, we will make 4 Thank You cards, perfect for the gifts you received during the Holidays! Here is a photo of one of the cards we will make:
Art Journaling, Saturday, January, 9th, 10AM - 12PM. Class Fee: $10. Chrystal will share her journaling techniques and ideas to create this 'pop up' page for your journal. This is an ongoing class that meets approximately every 3 weeks. You can join the Art Journaling class anytime - call the store (941-907-0802) for more info. Here is a photo of the page you will be creating in this class:
Dies To Die For:Tuesday, January, 12th, 1-3PM. Class Fee: $25. We will use 2 sets of dies from My Favorite Things (you will receive both sets with the price of the class). These dies are called 'Scribble Roses' and are so versatile - you will love them! Here are the cards we will be creating:
Planning for 2016, Tuesday, Januaray, 12th, 6-8PM OR Thursday, January 14th, 1-3PM. Class Fee: $10. In this class, we will talk about planning, share planning ideas & decorate our planners! We will make page markers, page dividers. This class requires a planner - so bring one with you OR you can purchase one from us! We are now carrying the Simple Stories Carpe Diem Planners! They are gorgeous! We are including a special 'planner' gift for each participant!
One Stamp, 4 Cards, Wednesday, January 13th, 1:30 - 4PM. Class Fee: $15. We will use one stamp to create 4 very different cards! The stamp(Palm Trees) is from Impression Obsession. In addition to one stamp, we will use embossing powders, dies, inks and various papers to create these cards! The stamp is included with the class! Here is a photo of the cards:
Christmas Album 2015, Friday, January 15 (10AM - 4:30PM) & Sat. Jan. 16th (10AM - Noon). Class Fee: $40. Join us to make a beautiful Christmas Album for your holiday photos! We will use paper and embellishments from Graphic 45's 'Christmas Carol' paper collection to create this year's book! We will also use Graphic 45 tags and coordinating ribbon from May Arts. It is a one-of-a-kind photo album and sure to be a treasured keepsake. We will complete this book in a day and a half (all day Friday and 2 hours on Saturday). Space is very limited - we also made this book in December, so we have limited supplies!
Flower Canvas, Saturday, January 16th (Noon - 3PM) OR Wednesday, January 27th (1:30 - 4:30PM). Class Fee: $15. Join Chrystal to create a fun 8x10 Canvas! You will use dies, stamps, paint, stencils, inks and embellishments to create this flower canvas!
Monthly Pocket Scrapbooking, Tuesday, January 19th, 6-8PM. Class Fee: $10. Do you have tons of photos you need to get into a scrapbook? 'Pocket Photo Scrapbooking' may be the class for you! In this class we will use 'Pocket Photo' sheets, pocket cards, and embellishments to create a two page layout. 'Pocket Photo Scrapbooking is a quick, fun way to use your creativity to scrap all your photos! We will hold this class every month, so by December, you will have the entire scrapped!
All Occasion Cards, Wednesday, January 20th, 1:30 - 3:30PM OR Sat. January 30th, 1-4PM. Class Fee: $18. We will create 5 cards in this All Occasion Card class. We will use dies, embossing powder, inks, embellishments and more to create a Birthday Card, Get Well Card, Sympathy Card, Thank You Card and Thinking of You Card. All cards you can use throughout the year!
Iris Paper Folding Cards, Thursday, January 21st, 1-3PM. Class Fee: $12. We will create 3 cards (including a Palm Tree and a Heart) using the Iris Paper Folding method. We will use Iris papers, ribbon and cardstock to create these cards! If you have never done Iris Paper Folding, it is SUPER easy, but shhh, don't tell anyone - it's our secret!
Scrap & Dash, Thursday, January 21st, 4-7PM. Class Fee:$5. Dash into The Stamper's Cove and 'pick up' your Scrap & Dash page or stay to make your Scrap & Dash layout! All materials will be provided to make a 1 page layout! You can stay and create the page at the store or take it home to make on your own! A sample will be online and in the store! Please call at least 24hours in advance to make sure I have a layout ready for you . Bring your class kit.
Croppin At The Cove, Friday, January 29th, 6-11PM. Class Fee: $10. On one Friday every month, The Stamper's Cove will host 'Croppin At The Cove.' Bring your supplies and spend Friday evening cropping or working on one of your projects! Your $10 fee includes water, soda, snacks and pizza. You can use the store paper trimmer and die cutting machine (Big Shot), bring your own embossing folders and dies.
Used Stamp/Craft Sale, Saturday, February 6th, 9:30AM - 2PM. We are having a used stamp/craft sale! If you have used (but in good condition) stamps, stamp supplies or scrapbooking supplies you are no longer using and would like to sell them - contact The Stamper's Cove for details 941-907-0802.
Whew - sorry this was so long - I told you we have lots going on in January! Ooops - I forgot one thing: THE SHOP HOP!! If you have not signed up for the 2016 Shop Hop, you need to sign up NOW! Bags are being reserved as we speak - don't miss out on reserving your bag! Bags are $10 and paid at time of registration. Questions? Call The Stamper's Cove: 941-907-0802.
We have 8 stores participating in our annual Shop Hop! I have listed the stores below as well as their theme:
The Stamper's Cove/Tea Shop
Scraps of Art/Beauty Shop
Sparkle & Sprinkle/Disco
Paper Inn/Pet Shop
Creative Hands/Bikini Shop
Hours of the Shop Hop (the same for ALL stores):
Friday (19) 10am-8pm
Saturday (20) 10am-8pm
Sunday (21) 12-6pm
Monday (22) 10am-6pm
Tuesday (23) 10am-6pm
Wednesday (24) 10am-6pm
Thursday (25) 10am-6pm
Friday (26) 10am-8pm
Saturday (27) 10am-6pm
Sunday (28) 12-5pmOkay - for sure that's it! We have class samples for your viewing at the store, so stop by to see what' happening at The Stamper's Cove in January! If you have any questions about this email, call the Stamper's Cove, 941-907-0802.
Here is this year's Christmas Pajama photo - and a few others from Christmas, too! By the way, the microphone Emelia is using was a gift from me - her parents loved me! Haha!
Thanks everyone for taking the time to read through this entire email! To 'reward' you for reading through the entire email, I have a gift for you! Come into the store between tomorrow (1/5) and Saturday (1/9) and whisper the code word 'Brussels Sprouts' in my ear. I will give you a free gift!
See you soon!
'Do Something Creative Everyday!'