Saturday, April 25, 2009

SOBC Classes

Good Morning Stampers! The Stamp Out Breast Cancer website has been updated with the classes. Feel free to register on line or call the store. I will post the rest of the samples as they arrive. Keep checking back for daily updates to the site. To the right is a class offered by Cathie Allen called Resist your way to Treasure May - Saturday May 30, 2009

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Stamp Out Breast Cancer

Talking about 'New Hatched' I have just finished posting the Stamp Out Breast Cancer website. It's the 'first draft' and will be filling out rapidly out over the next few days.
We will start taking class registrations this week - finally!

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Stamp Club this Saturday

The Stamp Club usually meets at the False Creek Community Centre on Granville Island, the last Saturday of every month from 9:00 to 11:00. We exchange cards and ideas, have demos and complete a few hands on projects. There is a card swap every meeting. If you'd like to participate in the swap please bring 10 similar stamped projects with you. Everyone is welcome and there is a $5 drop in fee.

Helen will be demoing the push/pull slider card. Please bring the following supplies:
basic kit: paper trimmer w/cutting blade & scoring blade (or stylus), bone folder, scissors, exacto knife, cutting mat, adhesives (double-sided tape or glue runner & regular tape), ruler, pencil, eraser
- cardstock (full sheets, in 2-3 coordinating colours)
- stamps, inks in coordinating colours w/the cardstock
- strip of plastic shopping bag, 1" by 11"
- optional: ribbon - widthwide enough to fit through 1/8" or 1/4" opening
If you have the following punches, please bring with you (I'll be bringing mine)
square: 1", 1-1/8" or 1-1/4"
circle: 1", 1-1/8" or 1-1/4"
circle: 1/8" or 1/4"
corner rounder
She'll also be demoing an origami vase.
If you have 6"x6" origami paper, please bring a few sheets.

Any questions, let us know.
Hope to see you on Saturday.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Newly Hatched & Newly Here

The latest from A Muse has arrived and the babies are so cute! Not to mention, all the polka dot bar cards. Yes - I ordered them all! If you can't make it to the store check out the A Muse web site.

For some inspiration or as they call it an A Muse Bouche visit Scoops, Beth or Lexi from the A Muse design team.

Saturday, April 18, 2009

Local Stamper Published

The new Stamper's Sampler Catch Up Issue has arrived! over 500 stunning stamped samples! I have pursued the pages and found some very talented Canucks have been featured -- a special shout out to our very own Stella Leung who has been published once again. Stella is a member of Part of my Art - our local Vancouver Stamp Club that meets at the False Creek Community Centre the last Saturday of every month from 9 to 11. Everyone is welcome - the drop in fee is $5. The ladies are wonderful and there is always a great demo or two. For more information email me at

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

The Latest

Talk about a herd of turtles! It might be more interesting to watch the grass grow then following this blog. So here is a quick update - class schedule posted on the website, in store ALL MAGAZINES are on 2 for 1, A Muse a palooza is back in July, and at the end of May we are doing STAMP OUT BREAST CANCER. May 30 and 31 we are having our first 'stamp camp' and with the profits going to breast cancer research. Julie Ebersole from A Muse, Rebeka from Denami and Cathie Allan from Canadian Scrapbooker will all be here to teach classes.