Sunday, July 31, 2011

Learn How to Silkscreen!

Screenprinting workshops are back!  Join us this coming weekend August 6th and 7th 
at the Alberta St. Store from 1:00-5:00pm for a two-day silkscreening extravaganza!

  Cost is $110 for both days.  Bring your own fabric to print on.  Everything else is provided including
a 15% discount on anything in the store during the workshop dates. Space is limited so sign up today!

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Stamping with Copics

Join us Wednesday August 3rd from 5:30-7pm at the Alberta St Store for a wonderful Workshop taught by our lovely and talented Suki.  Class costs $20 and includes all the supplies.
Students will learn the basics of using Copic markers and how to make stamped images come to life. 
Suki will cover numerous blending techniques, paper and ink choices.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

papel picado

Papel picado, or "perforated paper" is the Mexican folk art of creating banners by cutting tissue paper into detailed and intricate designs.  Join us this Friday, July 22 at the Alberta St. Store from 6-7pm to learn how!  So pretty!

Sign up in stores or over the phone at 503.249.2190.

Monday, July 18, 2011

Plucky Maidens Junk Fest 2011!

collage & One Gal's Trash are sponsoring the Plucky Maidens Junk Fest and would
love for you to join in the festivities!  Food, drinks, live music, junk and
 vintage wares - let's be honest, what more could you ask for?

We'll be there rain or shine so grab your family and friends
and come delight in a smorgasbord of vintage wares! 

We'll have over fifty vendors selling junk, antiques and vintage goodies. 
If you are interested in vending, click the link below to fill
out and send in your application.  The more the merrier!

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

um yes.

Best French flea market find EVER.  Check out these blinking antique doll eyes from Paris.  They are creepy, unique and beautiful.  Turn them into rings, magnets, or simply put them on display!  They go quick so get them while they're hot!

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Suki's Pick of the Month goes to...

Ice Resin!

"I LOVE Ice Resin.  Less finicky than other epoxy resin and super clear!" - Suki

Learn to use Ice Resin and make a beautiful
pendant in our August Ice Resin Workshop!

Jeweler's Workshop: Ice Resin Pendants
Wednesday, August 24, 5:30-7:30pm
Cost: $25 (includes all supplies)
Location: Alberta St. Store

Sign up in stores or over the phone by calling 503.249.2190.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

weekend workshop:

encaustic painting!

Come join us this Sunday, July 10th from 1:00-5:00pm at the Alberta St. store for our basic encaustic workshop.  Learn the art of painting with wax and leave with a ready-to-frame original art piece! 

Class fee is $55 and includes all supplies as well as a 15% store discount! 
Register in stores or over the phone at 503.249.2190.

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

pretty pretty japanese papers

Pretty, pretty papers! Check out our beautiful new translucent Japanese decorative flat sheets.  Pick out some ribbon and a little card and you've got all the ingredients to wrap a lovely gift!

Sunday, July 3, 2011

new month = new picks

Each month, the collage girls choose a product they adore and create a sample to show our customers how it can be used. Check out our lovely Kaila's pick of the month - Copic Markers!

Copic Markers come in 2 styles and over 300 colors and collage stocks them all!  Whenever you purchase 10 or more markers you receive 20% off your purchase and receive a free case to house your new Copic friends!

"Copic pens and markers are of the highest quality for drawing and blending colors.  The colors are painterly in their interactions - very unique for markers!" -Kaila