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