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12/03/2012

Hero Arts Catalog Debut Party




Every December Hero Arts releases its new catalog with lots of new stamps.  We will have our Debut celebration on Dec 15th from 11-4.  festivities include:
                At least 3 free make and takes
                Door Prizes
                Goodies
Sign up is not necessary, but if you call and give us your name we will reserve supplies for you.  All make and takes will be while supplies last.

 We will also be drawing for our GIGANTIC gift basket valued over $500.00.  All frequent buyer cards turned in will go into the drawing.  The pink cards will be accepted until 4 pm on Dec 15.  You can enter as many cards as you like.  Join us for this fun event.

Register:  408-736-9151

Copic Beginner/Intermediate and Waterfall Card Class - Jane





 Sunday, December 16th
 1pm - 3pm for Copic class /
3pm -4pm  for Waterfall card class

 $25 for Copic classes
 $10 for Waterfall card ONLY
$30 for both
10 students max for Copic
20 students max for card class

Do you own a Copic marker or two? Have you been interested in learning more about these markers or wanted to get to use them with more ease?  Do you have questions about blending and layering with more than one Copic marker?  Do you already color with them but have been wanting to learn more blending and layering techniques?  How about learning about light sources and adding dimension to your images?  You will learn all about these awesome markers from basic product info to good color combinations, to basic skin tone and hair colors... and more!

Projects:
Various Tilda and Edwin stamped images by Magnolia to color

Card Project:*
Holiday Waterfall card using Magnolia stamps and paper from Imaginisce
If you sign up for the card class only,
there will be no time to color the image, just assemble the card.

If you are taking my card class, please bring adhesive, a sharp pair of scissors, coloring products that you are most comfortable using (ie. Copic markers or coloring pencils), and scoring tool (ie. Scor-Pal or MS). Cardstock and designer paper and embellishments will be provided.

Please bring Copic markers that you own.  Be sure to mark them to identify your own. If you do not own any or many Copic markers there will be some for you to borrow during class.  Do bring a color chart of all the colors that you own if you want to expand your collection and do not want to duplicate or if you need advice on what colors to get next.  I will be adding a list of recommended colors for each class so be sure to check my blog for updates on classes before you come to my class. Jane's Blog

Please bring adhesive, a sharp pair of scissors, coloring products that you are most comfortable using (Copics or colored pencils) and scoring tool/Scor-Pal.  All other supplies provided. 

11/12/2012

Snow Globe Class - Copics to bring!


Stephanie has provided the colors she used in the Snow Globe class.  Please bring them to class if you have them!

Penguin Card: 
 B00, W2, W4, W6, E13, E17, E27, E40, RV12, R25, R04, R46, YR04, YR07

Snowman Card: 
 B00, BG10, YG63, B32, B34, E40, R89

Snow Globe (water):  
B00, YG63, YG67, E17, E18, E31, E00, E25, B32, B34, R37, R39, R89, W0, W00, W2

11/06/2012

Christmas Glitter - Julie Kelly



We will make three beautiful Christmas cards and learn new fun techniques using Elizabeth Craft's new dies as well as her microfine glitter and Copic Markers.  Please bring your favorite papercrafting tools including wet and dry adhesives and foam tape or pop dots.  Please bring a Copic Blender Pen if you have one.

Copics to bring G99, R29, RV19, V09, Y38, YG25, B41, E29, YR09, RV69, B39, BG13, E19

Class fee: $30/24 participants max

Tuesday, November 27th from 1:00-3:30 or
5:30 - 8:00

Register:  408-736-9151

10/22/2012

Christmas Mini Marathon


CHRISTMAS MINI MARATHON

We will be making 8 cards in this mini marathon 
plus, we will serve you lunch!  

We do not post the cards ahead of time - 
you will be pleased that we keep it a surprise!


Thursday, November 29th from 10:30-4:00pm or
Saturday, December 1st from 10:30-4:00 pm or
Thursday, December 6th from 10:30-4:00pm

Limited to 28 participants/Cost: $40.00

Please bring your favorite paper crafting tools which should at least include:  scissors, ruler, double sided tape, tape, foam tape, pop dots, 
liquid glue, and tools you would use at home to make your cards.

Sign up early - Don't be left out of the fun!

Thanksgiving Decorations - Sharon


Let’s get an early start for your special holiday table
 or Special Little Hostess Gift

You will make a Napkin Ring, Place Card Basket, and Treat Holder

Learn how to make rolled roses and flowers Four Styles — You pick three

Please bring your Basic Tool Kit 
Distress Inks are optional 
Quilling Tool optional (I will provide) 
Glue Dots or your favorite glue 
Embellishments are included

Wednesday, November 7,  2:00 – 5:00 p.m. 
Class fee: $20/8 participants max

Snow Globe Cards - Stefanie





We will be making three fun 
snow globe cards in this class 
(since it doesn't snow in Silicon Valley)!

Saturday, November 17th from 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Sunday, November 18th from 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Cost:  $30.00/ 9 participants

Please bring your favorite paper crafting tools including wet and dry adhesives (Mono Multi Tombow Liquid glue) and foam tape or pop dots. 

Bring  Copic markers or other coloring medium of your choice 
for your personal use in the class.  


Stephanie has provided the colors she used in the Snow Globe class.  Please bring them to class if you have them!

Penguin Card: 
 B00, W2, W4, W6, E13, E17, E27, E40, RV12, R25, R04, R46, YR04, YR07

Snowman Card: 
 B00, BG10, YG63, B32, B34, E40, R89

Snow Globe (water):  
B00, YG63, YG67, E17, E18, E31, E00, E25, B32, B34, R37, R39, R89, W0, W00, W2



Christmas Wishes - Bibiana


We will use several “unexpected and mysterious” products … revealed in class.  Each card uses a very distinctive technique!  We will be coloring with your Prismacolors using a “twist” in the blending technique and you will learn a new and fun technique called “vintage patina”.  You will go home with two cheerful cards and two gift tags ready to give away this holiday season featuring Memory Box stamps, dies and papers.


Wednesday, Nov 14th 2012
10:30 – 1:30
CLASS FEE: $30
Max. Students 15


Please bring to class:
•Basic Tool Kit
•Various Adhesives: (glue pen, red tacky tape various widths, foam, glossy accents)
• Gold and Stardust Stickles
• For a list of “Prismacolor” used, contact Bibiana  or the store 
 *Bring your own pens, No colors will be provided for class
• “Krylon” 18 K. gold leafing pen


10/12/2012

Els from Elizabeth Craft Designs - Update




Els will be with us on 
Friday, November 2nd from 10 - 7 
teaching 3 different classes using the
beautiful stickers and glitter we love!
 
The times are as follows:

Christmas/Holiday I from 10am - 12 noon  SOLD OUT

Everyday/Fall from 1:30pm - 3:30pm SOLD OUT

Christmas/Holiday II from 5pm - 7 pm 6 spaces left!

Each class is $35.00 to participate and we will be taking 32 students.

Please bring your favorite papercrafting tools and adhesives, including pop dots.


10/07/2012

Faux Leather Class - Stephanie




BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! A SECOND CHANCE TO TAKE THIS CLASS!






With a newest teacher, Stephanie Mendoza, we will make three cards using the Faux Leather technique - what a great look!  Please bring your favorite papercrafting tools including wet and dry adhesives and foam tape or pop dots.

Sunday, November 4th from  1 - 4pm
Class fee: $28/10 participants max

Sewing Tower - Sharon

Sharon's Sewing Tower Class





Sewing Tower for those little extra embellishments
 or sewing items, i.e. buttons, ribbon, pins, snaps, needles, bobbins. 

Please bring score tape 1/8" and 1/4", Glue dots, your favorite glue, 
and basic tool kit.  If you have a special embellishments that you would 
like to put on your tower, please bring it.  
Otherwise, embellishments are included.  

Sunday, October 21st, 2 - 5 pm

$45.00/6 participants max


9/24/2012

Karen Lockhart Coming October 6th!



October 6th, Saturday 
Cost: $35 each class/24 participants max

10:30 - 12:30  Introduction/Refresher


Karen Lockhart owner of the Lockhart Stamp Company will be here to teach her Introduction to Color Pencil class.  Karen has an unique way she uses the color pencils and is excited to teach this Introductory class.  This Introduction class is a prerequisite to attend Karen's advanced classes.  Supplies provided.

1:00 - 3:00 Oodles of Doodles 



Have you taken one or more of Karen's classes and you just want more???  Give Oodles of Doodles a try!   With a fine line pen you will learn how to add patterns to stamped images, followed by color that develop into amazing creations.  While in this class you will create a worksheet of patterns and have lots of images to experiment with.  Oodles of Doodles will take your colored pencils work to the next level.  Grab a friend and have some fun.  
The Intro class is a requirement to be able to attend this advanced class.  
Please bring a small light (battery or plug in) to class.

3:30-5:30  Stylus Class 



One of Karen Lockhart most popular classes!   Using a stylus tool you will learn to create pattern, texture and add that extra zip to your colored pencil work.  You will develop a work a sheet of patterns and practice your new skills on lots of Lockhart Stamp Company images.  Don't miss this unique fun filled class.  The Intro class is a requirement to be able to attend this advanced class.  Supplies provided.
Please bring a small light (battery or plug in) to class.

9/23/2012

Halloween Cards - La La Land Crafts/Irina







Saturday, October 13th, 12 pm to 4 pm

We will make three Halloween cards in this class, all different designs.  These cards feature new stamps and dies from La-La Land Crafts.  Irina will also assist you with coloring images for your cards.

Please bring following supplies to the class:
- Your favorite dry and liquid adhesives.
- 1/4" Scor-Tape 
- Scissors
- Copic Markers or other coloring medium of your choice for your personal use in the class-call the store closer to the class for a list of colors, but feel free to bring what you have for coloring Prismas, Distress inks, etc.

And here is a list of Copics (these are recommended colors):

E00, E01, E02, E08, E11, E13, E17, E18, E21
E29, E43, E44, E47, E51, E53, E55, E57, E93
Y17, Y38
YR16, YR18, YR24
R20, R30, R21, R59, R81, R83, R85
RV52, RV55, RV66, RV69
V12, V15, V17
BV01, BV08, BV23, BV25, BV29, BV31
YG93, YG95, YG97
C1, C3, C5, C7, C9
W2, W4, W6

$45, 15 participants max

Register:  408-736-9151

9/14/2012

Faux Leather Cards - Stephanie






With a newest teacher, Stephanie Mendoza, we will make three cards using the Faux Leather technique - what a great look!  Please bring your favorite papercrafting tools including wet and dry adhesives and foam tape or pop dots.

Saturday, September 29th from 1 - 4pm
Class fee: $28/10 participants max

Elizabeth Crafts Designs- Els is Back!



Els will be with us on 
Friday, November 2nd from 10 - 7 
teaching 3 different classes using the
beautiful stickers and glitter we love!
 
The times are as follows:

Christmas/Holiday I from 10am - 12 noon

Everyday/Fall from 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Christmas/Holiday II from 5pm - 7 pm

Each class is $35.00 to participate and we will be taking 24 students.

Please bring your favorite papercrafting tools and adhesives, including pop dots.


Look at a few ladies in our Marathon!

This is just so much fun!  
It is a long day - but what a treat!



9/10/2012

Marathon Updates


Here we go again with our famous Marathon card days!  
We will be making 14 cards using various techniques, companies, and design layouts.  This is an all day event and will test your stamina!  
(But it is lots of fun - and we serve you lunch!)  

Please bring with you your favorite paper crafting tools (scissors, bone folder, tweezers, etc.) , foam tape, and adhesives (wet and dry).


Thursday, September 20 from 10-5 a few spots left!
Saturday, September 22 from 10-5 - sold out 

Cost $48/24 participants per session

Please note: 
 The Marathon's are designed as self-paced classes 
and assume that the participant is familiar with the stamping process. 
If you are a beginner, you are welcome to sign up, 
but individual instruction may not be available at all times.

Give Thanks - Bibiana







Thanksgiving is around the corner!  
Be ready to say thank you with these whimsical cards, 
featuring Memory Box stamps, dies and papers.  
You will create 3 beautiful cards to send to family and friends!

In class you will learn the masking technique,  
make a “zipper” fold card and practice the “emboss resist” technique.

Please bring to class:
•Basic Tool Kit
•Various Adhesives
• Mono Multi Tombow liquid glue
•”Antique Linen” distress ink (Ranger/Tim Holtz)
• Gold and Cinnamon Stickles

Monday, October 8th 2012
10:30 – 1:30
CLASS FEE: $30
Max. Students 15





9/04/2012

Halloween Cards - La La Land Stamps - Irina


Saturday, October 13th, 12 pm to 4 pm

We will make three Halloween cards in this class, all different designs.  These cards feature new stamps and dies from La-La Land Crafts.  Irina will also assist you with coloring images for your cards.

Please bring following supplies to the class:
- Your favorite dry and liquid adhesives.
- 1/4" Scor-Tape 
- Scissors
- Copic Markers or other coloring medium of your choice for your personal use in the class-call the store closer to the class for a list of colors, but feel free to bring what you have for coloring Prismas, Distress inks, etc.

$45, 15 participants max

Register:  408-736-9151
Photos will be posted later in September - 

8/17/2012

Trick or Treat - Bibiana



Prepare to celebrate one of our favorite holidays -

HALLOWEEN!

You will create three fun cards 
featuring Memory Box stamps, dies and papers.
You will learn masking techniques,
 how to stretch your stamps,
 and how make the most out of your dies.

Please bring to class:
•Basic Tool Kit
•Various Adhesives
• Silver Stickles

Monday, September 24th 2012
10:30 – 1:30

CLASS FEE: $30/15 participants max