Saturday, January 25, 2014

What's On Your Calendar?

This year is just zipping by . . . in only a few days, February will be here!  Now's the time to take a few minutes out of your busy schedule to schedule some creative "me" time for yourself and we're here to help.   Just take a look at some of the exciting Workshops we've got lined up for February and into the upcoming months . . . there's something for everyone!  Pick a date, invite a friend or two, and make a day of it as you join us and create some magic of your own.  Seating is limited, though, and Workshops sell out quickly, so call early to save your spot and don't miss a minute of fun.  Don't forget the 10% discount you'll receive on all your purchases the day of your Workshop, too! (excludes sale items, future Classes & Workshops, & consignment items from the "Vintage Tables")
Call (480) 821-3758 now to save your space
in any of these fun-filled and
creative Workshops!
Friday, Jan. 31st ~ 6:00pm-9:00pm
"Pinterest Inspiration"
Cost:  $35.00
Join some of your favorite teachers from CraftFusion in this new monthly Workshop as you recreate exciting, as well as quick, projects based on some of your favorite Pinterest projects.  Make your reservations early because with seating limited to only 10 students, these Workshops are sure to fill up quick!  This Month's Project: "Quick & Easy DIY Coasters" with Charmaine.

Saturday, Feb. 1st ~ 10:30am-4:30pm
"Romantic Keepsake Box"
with Carol Rose
Cost:  $80.00 (includes lunch)
Join Carol in her newest Workshop and learn how to apply basic Tiffany soldering techniques as you use 90-degree angles to create the perfect box shape of this gorgeous trinket box. This lovely box measures 3"x3"x4" high, with box hinges that you'll create for attaching the lid.  Learn the latest faux mercury glass technique for that extra vintage charm, then finish your box off with antique patina and sealer.  With its soldered decorative feet, as well as soldered rhinestone chain, vintage jewelry components, and metal embellishments, your finished box will sparkle and shine wherever you decide to display it.  This project is a little more challenging than Carol's previous jewelry projects, but is still open to beginners, so be brave . . . you can do it!  Make your reservations now because with seating limited to only 8 students, this Workshop is already beginning to fill!

Friday, Feb. 7th ~ 10:00am-2:00pm
"Stitched Book" Workshop
with Dana Edwards
Cost:  $30.00
Join Dana in the next Workshop of her popular bookbinding series.  Pick your choice of patterned paper and waxed Irish linen threads as Dana shows the how-to's to the Japanese stab binding technique, Asa-no-ha Toji, also known as the Hemp Leaf stitch, as well as the proper construction of "signatures".  Be sure to make your reservations early, though . . . with seating limited to only 6 students, this popular Workshop is already on its way to selling out!

Saturday, Feb. 8th ~ 10:30am-1:00pm
"Metal Stamping" Jewelry Workshop
with Polly Hendrickson
Cost:  $45.00
Save the date and make your plans to join Polly in her next exciting Workshop as you explore the world of metal stamping.  Using Metal Alphabet and Number Stamps on your choice of metal, you'll create unique and personal mini works of art perfect for jewelry or embellishments to any mixed media project.  Call early to make your reservations, because with seating limited to only 12 students this popular Workshop is sure to fill quick!

Thursday, Feb. 13th ~ 6:00pm-8:00pm
"ATC Workshop & Swap"
Create 12 fun Artist Trading Cards (ATCs) based on your choice of theme in this monthly NO COST Workshop & Swap.  If you like to "think big in a small way", this Workshop is perfect for you!  This month's themes: "Victorian Ladies", "Marie Antoinette", "Key to My Heart" & "Flappers & Gangsters".  Be sure to stop in & check out our growing "ATC Gallery", too . . . you'll be amazed at what can be done on such a small canvas!

Friday, Feb. 21st ~ 10:30am-6:00pm
"What a Wonderful Day Album"
with Shelley Ellis
Cost:  $70.00
Spend a creative day with Shelley as she shares the how-to's of her signature techniques in the construction of this beautiful "chunky" "6"x9" album.  Using the gorgeous "Lost & Found Record It!" collection from My Mind's Eye, your finished album will be overflowing with all sorts of vintage-inspired goodness and charm . . . pockets & tags, ribbons & lace, even a cascading flip book, & more!  Each Workshop Kit will include all the supplies needed to create a complete album, along with step-by-step written instructions and colors photos.  With seating limited to only 10, you'll want to call quick to save your seat so you don't miss a minute of this creative Workshop!

Saturday, Feb. 22nd ~ 10:00am-2:00pm
"STRENGTH" Mixed Media Workshop
with Shawn Petite
Cost:  $55.00
Be creative and have fun at the same time as you join Shawn in an exciting new Workshop where you'll create your own unique mixed media art piece!  Follow along as Shawn introduces you to all types of step-by-step techniques such as aging, shading, texture, and collage using ephemera, book pages, papers, acrylic paints, charcoal, and pencil.  Designed for all skill levels, this Workshop is perfect for all Crafters from beginner to advanced alike.  This one-of-a-kind art piece will look perfect in any home, so call now to save your space because with seating limited to only 10, you definitely won't want to miss a minute of this fun and informative Workshop!

Friday, Feb. 28th ~ 10:30am-4:30pm
"Clipboard Album"
with Sherry Bamsey
Cost:  $60.00  (includes lunch)
Join Sherry in her first Workshop of the New Year as you create a gorgeous, unique "album" . . . from a clipboard!  Inspired by Teresa Collins, Sherry has created her version of the perfect clipboard album using the beautiful "Lost & Found Record It!" paper collection from My Mind's Eye with all it's sparkly ad glittery beauty.  With its multiple layers, your finished album will be tucked full with all sorts of shiny glamour . . . pockets & tags, mini albums within albums, vintage and unique trims . . . and so much more!  Providing the perfect place to keep all your special memories and treasured photos, it's the perfect gift for an upcoming wedding, anniversary, or any other special occasion.  With limited seating, spaces have already almost sold out, so you'll want to call now to save your seat!

Friday, May 16th  OR  Sat., May 17th
        10:00am-4:00pm each day
"Take on Tim Tags" Workshop
with Dana Edwards
Cost:  $40.00 (includes lunch)
Pick your date and join Dana in her next Workshop as she continues her exciting "Take on Tim Tags" Series.  If you love Tim Holtz and his techniques as much as Dana does, you'll want to save your seat early to join her in creating the next four tags from Tim's Tags of 2013.  Spaces are almost sold out and with SEATING LIMITED TO ONLY 8 for each date, you'll definitely want to call now to make your reservations!

Join us for any of these great Workshops and let
your imaginations and creativity soar!
Stop in to see the project samples . . . we
guarantee you won't be disappointed!

New Workshops are being added to the Calendar
all the time, so be sure to bookmark the Workshop page
at for
details on these and all of our upcoming projects!

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