Saturday, December 31, 2011

happy new year from collage!

Why not start the New Year off right and take a fun class!
This Wednesday, Jan 4th learn the basics of collaging.
Learn how to glue without air bubbles,
the basics of composition, and how to properly
seal your finished collage work.
Class runs from 5:30-7:30 and is only $20.
Call us at 503.249.2190 to register.

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

select crafty goodness at 50% off or more!

We have slashed the prices on select merchandise at both stores as we clean house to prepare for our end-of-the-year inventory.  We'd love it if you'd come and buy it so we don't have to count it :)
Thank you for a wonderful year!
Happy New Year to you all!

Holiday Hours:
Alberta St Store:  
Wed, Th Fri: 10am-8pm
Sat, Sun 10am-6pm

Woodstock Blvd Store:
Wed, Th, Fr: 11am-6pm
Sat:  11am-4pm
Sun:  closed

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

wax sheets and fun for kids.

We have a rainbow of festive wax sheets in for you candlemaking pleasure.
Heat it up with a hair dryer or heat embossing tool,
and roll it around a wick for a fantastic handmade candle.
A great project to do with the kidlets in you life!

Speaking of kids, we have some great classes next week to keep
your little one happy during the Holiday break.
All classes run from 10-12 and are $25.
Call us to sign up: 503.249.2190

Clay Day: Tuesday, December 27th.

Fantasy Illustration: Wednesday, December 28th.

Recycled Robots: Thursday, December 29th.

Messy Masters: Friday, December 30th.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

we ♥ japanese masking tape.

We love japanese masking tape.
And now we are equally as in love with
the japanese masking tape holder.

Look at this whole endcap of tape,
I told you our love runs deep.

Come on in and fall in love.
A perfect stocking stuffer.

Sunday, December 11, 2011

great gifts.

The store is filled to the brim with tons of
great gift ideas
for everyone on your list!

Petite watercolor sets are great for stockings.

Sets of Golden Paint for the Artist on your list,
and sets of Pro Art acrylics, watercolors, and oils
for beginning painters.


Washi paper makes paper lovers swoon,
and our jewelry section is full of fun wonders.

And don't forget the kid's section!
Filled with coloring books, pens, paper, paints,
origami paper, crafting kits, clay, Japanese erasers
and so much more...
collage is one stop shopping!

Get in here, we can't wait to see you!

Thursday, December 8, 2011

BIG weekend!

This weekend is BIG, don't miss these 3 amazing activities.

It's Crafty Wonderland time!
Come join us Saturday, December 10th
and Sunday, December 11th
for a day filled with handmade shopping.
We will be hosting the FREE make and take table both days.
Come join us and make a holiday card, gift cone, and ornament.

This Saturday, December 10th,
give soldering a go at our
Soldered Ornament Class.
Beginners are welcome.
Class runs from 1-4pm and is only $50,
all supplies included!

And finish off a fantastic weekend with
Representational Collage.
This month we are focusing on landscapes.
Class runs from 2-5pm on Sunday December 11th.

To register for either class call our Alberta St. store.
503.249.2190.  Spots fill quickly!

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

image transfer techniques.

Ever wondered how to do image transfers?
Wonder no more.
This Thursday December 8th,
Ashley will teach you all the fantastic tricks
of xylene markers, citrasolve, and tap transfer paper.
Call 503.249.2190 to register.

Monday, December 5, 2011

linoleum block printmaking.

Still need to make your holiday cards?
Come learn the art of
Linoleum Block Printmaking
and carve a special holiday card this year!
Wednesday December 7th
5:30-7:30pm at the Alberta St. Classroom.
Call 503.249.2190 to register.

Friday, December 2, 2011

hardbound book.

Come learn to make your own book from scratch,
this Sunday from 1-5pm at our Alberta St. Classroom.
Sonya will teach you all the sneaky secrets of bookmaking,
and you will leave with your own completed hardbound book.
Handmade books make great holiday gifts for
artist, writers, or brides who need a guest book.
Call 503.249.2190 to register.