Monday, December 31, 2012

We've added another "Collage Your Pet" Workshop!



If you couldn't get into yesterday's sold-out Representational Collage Workshop-"Collage Your Pet"
we have good news--we've added another session to our January schedule!  

Class is scheduled for Sunday January 13th from 1:30-5:30pm at our Alberta St Store.  
Students will learn how to use paper as paint to create a compelling, and realistic image of a pet.  Students should bring an 8"X10" photo of their animal to use as a reference--
all other supplies are included!  
Class costs $35.  
Call us at 503-249-2190 to sign up.


Thursday, December 27, 2012

All Holiday Merchandise is on Sale at Both Stores!


All our Holiday Merchandise is on Sale at Both Stores!
We'd love it if you'd come and buy it so we don't have to count it!



Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Come make Vintage Button Rings this Friday!

Join us for $5 Friday on 12/28 from 6-7pm at the Alberta St Store.
Students will create cute and colorful rings by layering vintage buttons!
Please call us at 503-249-2190 to register and save yourself a spot!



Saturday, December 22, 2012

Gifts for the creative genius in your life!

We have some awesome gift ideas for the creative folks in your life.
here's a sampling of some of our favorites:

Rubberstamp sets with fresh graphics ...


Encaustic Painting supplies...


Beautiful Moleskine notebooks for journaling, sketching, and watercolor!


& mini puzzle erasers for the young and young at heart...

come on in and we'll help you knock out that list!

Thursday, December 20, 2012

NEW Wooden Oregon Cuts--In Charms too!





Look at these super cute NEW wooden cuts we've received.
We have Washington too--but, just haven't had a chance to photograph them yet.
The large size is $2.50 and the small charm size are $1 each.
In at both stores--while supplies last.



Monday, December 17, 2012

COPIC Markers--Buy 10 or more and score 20% off!

Do you know about COPIC Markers?

Made in Japan, and imported here in Oregon,  COPIC offers a huge color assortment (over 300 colors to choose from),  these markers are artist-quality, alcohol based-pigment ink that can be used on a variety of surfaces and the BEST part?  They are refillable and the nibs are replaceable!
We carry the entire line of the Sketch and Standard Copics at our Alberta St Store and a curated selection at our Sellwood Store.


When we heard the COPIC prices are scheduled to increase at the beginning of the year we stocked up and would like to pass on a special deal to you.  Buy 10 or more markers and receive 20% off and a free case through the end of the year at both of our stores!
We don't need to tell you these make a great gift for a friend, or maybe even for yourself!






Friday, December 14, 2012

A Rainbow of Fruit Flavors!

We love a rainbow!  These beautiful papers from Nepal measure approx 19" X 25", have a gorgeous deckled edge, and are in stock at both of our stores.  Use them for beautiful packaging, book-making, collage with them, or create a decorative mat for a photo or print--the sky's the limit!


Don't need a whole sheet?  Try these beautiful scrap packs for smaller projects!


Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Darling Oregon Woodcuts in at Both Stores!





Show your home-state pride with these adorable Oregon wood-cuts.  

At $2.50 each they are uber- affordable and can be used for ornaments, package-toppers, jewelry or 
whatever your creative heart's desire!
In at both stores.


Friday, December 7, 2012

Quick Gift Idea--with Big WOW Factor!

Looking for a quick-yet awe-inspiring gift that you can make yourself?  
We suggest Metal Embossed Jewelry.


Both our stores are stocked with flat metal tags in several different shapes and sizes, as well as the finding you will need to put your pieces together.


We also have Metal Stamping kits in different fonts and sizes-these are easy to use--
you just need a hammer!


Personalize a piece for a friend, co-worker or family member with a name, nickname or sentiment-for lovely,quick and unique jewelry gifts!




Monday, December 3, 2012

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Carve Your Own Stamp!


Make your Holiday cards as unique as you are--- 
come learn to carve your own stamps!


 Class is scheduled for Tuesday December 4th 
6-7:30pm at our Alberta St Store.

$10 covers it all--all supplies are included
Give us a call at 503-249-2190 to grab your spot!



Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Stitched Snowflake Class


Come stitch this cute snowflake that can grace your
Christmas tree, wall or give them as a gift! 
Class runs this Friday, November 30th from 6-7pm at the Alberta St Store.
Cost is just $5-and includes all supplies!  
Call us at 503-249-2190 to grab a spot!

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Foundational Calligraphy.


Learn to write in fancy calligraphic script during
Foundational Calligraphy.
Thursday, November 29th from 5-7:30pm.

Leave with a beautifully scripted piece of
word art that is ready to frame.

Call 503.249.2190 to register.

Friday, November 23, 2012

Decoupaged Gift Boxes.


Next weeks $10 Tuesday is perfect for the 
upcoming gift giving season.

Decoupaged Gift Boxes
Tuesday, November 27th from 6-7:30.
Come make a set of beautiful boxes.

Give us a call to sign up:
503.249.2190

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Emergency Gnome Class!


Our Needle Felted Gnome Class is so popular,
that we have added a third session.

Sign up quickly to hold your spot.
Monday, December 10th from 5-7:30pm.

No needle felting experience required,
all supplies included,
leave with a finished gnome!

Give us a call at 503.249.2190

Monday, November 19, 2012

Ice Resin Rings.


Come learn the art of pouring two part epoxy Ice Resin
while making two fantastic rings.
Suki Allen will guide you to successfully pour resin
free of bubbles with beautiful results.

Wednesday, November 21st 5:30-7:30pm

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Wax Dipped Ornaments.


Come make these festive little ornaments with which 
to decorate your Christmas Tree.  Or you can string them
around your house for holiday cheer!

$10 Tuesday: November 20th 6-7:30pm
Call to register: 503.249.2190

Friday, November 16, 2012

Mini Leather Book Pendants.


Come learn to make this sweet little 
Mini Leather Book Pendant
with the bookmaking queen Sonya Richards.

Have a tiny spot to jot down your best ideas!

Sunday, November 18th from 2-4pm.
Call to hold a spot: 503.249.2190

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Drawing Workshop: Portraiture.


Join Jenna Lechner for this Saturday's
Drawing Workshop
and learn the art of portraiture.

Saturday, November 17th from 10am-12noon.

Beginning drawing students more than welcome!
Give us a call to register: 503.249.2190

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Lovely new collage images in at both stores!

Both of our stores have lovely NEW collage sheets from our friends at locally-owned Piddix!
These curated images have been formatted to fit our jewelry blanks
to make creating beautiful jewelry a snap!





Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Learn to Stamp into Metal--TONIGHT!

We've added a second session to our $10 Tuesday class 
tonight 11/13 at the Alberta St Store! 

Students will learn how to stamp into metal and assemble a necklace using basic findings.  
Class runs from 4-5:30pm, includes all supplies and costs just $10.
Each student will make 2 necklaces
WOW! what a deal.

Call us at 503-249-2190 to grab a spot...