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July 24, 2017

Save These Dates – Free Demos & Activities

What’s Up Wednesday July 26?
It’s a Show & Share Event. (something new at the store)
You must pre-register and let us know what you are going to share.
Casual, friendly opportunity to visit and brainstorm paper arts ideas.
Share: a technique – A YouTube – Show a sample
No kit prep, no teaching, (maybe a little demo) no long term commitment.
Wed. July 26th 12:30 to 2:30 Limited seats FREE

Magic with Embossing Powders: Sylvia 
Sylvia and Carole are working on ideas to use your heat gun and embossing powders to create special effects on a variety of surfaces.
Sat. July 29th 12 to 1 or 1 to 2 FREE

Questions? Carole 403-255-8731

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July 12, 2017

So excited! They are almost here!

Expecting the new tim holtz, Tonic stamp press

and the 12 new distress oxide inks to be

instock @ paperpastimes yyc by Fri. July 14.



Huge restock of Ken Oliver brand:

Color Burst Powders and Liquid Metallics



Closed July 16 to July 20 – Re-open Fri. July 21

I’m off to Salt Lake City for the mixed media trade show.

Classes with tim holtz - prima - sizzix - lawn fawn

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Brusho & ColorBurst Watercolors: Monica
Bring your tape, scissors plus a #2 or #3 round paint brush.
Sat. July 15th 9:30 ~ 12 $18.95 Full


Save These Dates – Free Demos & Activities

Watercolor Magic & Awesome cards: Doreen
Doreen won 1st and 2nd place ribbons at the Stampede.
She is an amazing artist and also creates incredible cards.
She shares samples and techniques with you.

Sat. July 22nd 12 to 1 or 1 to 2 FREE

What’s Up Wednesday July 26?
It’s a Show & Share Event. (something new at the store)
You must pre-register and let us know what you are going to share.
Casual, friendly opportunity to visit and brainstorm paper arts ideas.
No kit prep, no teaching, (maybe a little demo) no long term commitment.
Wed. July 26th 12:30 to 2:30 8 seats only FREE

Magic with Embossing Powders: Sylvia 
Sylvia and Carole are working on ideas to use your heat gun and
embossing powders to create special effects on a variety of surfaces.

Sat. July 29th 12 to 1 or 1 to 2 FREE


A follow up to Jade’s demo Sat. July 15
Thank you ladies for the fabulous feedback!
Jade is developing a workshop featuring her watercolor background
techniques decorated with stamps, stencils and a hand cut mask.
Perfect time to get more pages done in your art journals
This will be a 4.5 hour workshop with a cost of $60.00
The first workshop will on a Sunday in August.

Questions? Carole 403-255-8731

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June 29, 2017

Open July 1st 11 to 4:30
Happy Birthday Canada

Over 30 dies are here as samples.
View and order from this large selection Including:

my favorite things - heart felt creations - taylored expressions - kaiser craft
Please place your order by Thursday July 6.

New and restocked this week:
eileen hull journal die (only 4 left)
ken oliver tacky roller & refill
laural burch rubber stamps
heartfelt creations dies
kaiser craft lilac whisper collection
scrapbooking papers: dogs & cats themes
spellbinders stamps & dies

embossing folders: Great selection!

Bins full of house mouse stamps

heart felt creations sponge blender tool

Guest Artist: Jade Powers ~ Mandala Arts
Meet & Greet ~ free demo ~ Fab Samples
Jade’s art is fresh & colorful. art journals too.
collage ~ stencilling ~ stamping. Wow!
Jade will demo some of her favorite techniques.

Sat. July 8th 12 ~ 2 free

Brusho & ColorBurst Watercolors: Monica
You must bring your paint brushes. Size info to follow.
Sat. July 15th 9:30 ~ 12 $18.95 1 seat left

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June 19,2017

New and restocked this week:
house mouse rubber stamps; penny black stamps; tim holtz stencils;
Dozens of new stencils
Restock: memory box dies

PROMOS this week
Shop early for the best selection.

20% off these dies & stamps
sue wilson ~ tonic studios ~ dees distinctively
lawn fawn dies & lawn fawn stamps
art foamies stamps

Stencilling Basics 1 ~ Carole
In this class you will learn:
To blend lovely colors with your ink pads.
Combine design elements from different stencils.
Stencil pretty backgrounds & add stamping.
Decorate your own scrapbook pages.
Easy techniques for cards ~ art journals.

Bring: your stencils, distress ink pads (or your favorite).
Domed stencil brushes (1/2” x 1 ~ 3/4” x 2).
I will provide all papers, stamps & a few stencils to share.
Sun. June 25th 12 ~ 2:30 $18.95

Guest Artist: Jade Powers ~ Mandala Arts
Meet & Greet ~ free Demo ~ Fab Samples
Jade’s art is fresh & colorful. Unique combinations.
collage ~ stencilling ~ stamping. Wow!
Jade will demo some of her favorite techniques.
View her samples including art journals.
Sat. July 8th 12 ~ 2 free

Brusho & ColorBurst Watercolors: Monica
Monica walks you thru her lovely style on pre-embossed penny black stamps. We supply all papers and water color powders. These are so gorgeous and you use so little. Yummy!
You must bring your paint brushes. Size info to follow. 
Sat. July 15th 9:30 ~ 12 $18.95

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June 13, 2017

SALE ~ 2 DAYS ONLY

WED JUNE 14th 11 to 7
Yes the store will be open until 7 pm Wed June 14
THURS JUNE 15th 11 to 4:30

This is a further clearance of discontinued products!
Dies, stamps, paper pads & embellishments.

Stencilling Basics #1 ~ Carole
Many requests for classes. In this class you will learn:
To blend / create lovely colors with inks.
Combine design elements from different stencils.
Stencil pretty backgrounds & add stamping.

Create lovely paper that you can color copy.
Easy techniques for card fronts / Art Journals.
Bring: your stencils, distress ink pads (or your favorite).
Domed stencil brushes (1/2” x 1 ~ 3/4” x 2).
I will provide all papers, stamps & a few stencils to share.
Sun. June 25th 12 ~ 2:30 $18.95

Guest Artist: Jade Powers ~ Mandala Arts
Meet & Greet ~ free Demo ~ Fab Samples
Jade’s art is fresh & colorful. Unique combination
of collage, stencilling and stamping. Wow!

Jade will demo some of her favorite techniques.
View her samples including art journals.
Sat. July 8th 12 ~ 2 free

Brusho & Color Burst Watercolors: Monica
Monica walks you thru her lovely style on pre-embossed
Penny Black stamps. We supply all papers and water color
powders. These are so gorgeous and you use so little. Yummy!
You must bring your paint brushes. Size info to follow.
Sat. July 15th 9:30 ~ 12 $18.95



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June 6, 2017

Unpacking New Arrivals!
Kaiser Craft new release: Pawfect Dog / Cat
Paper Packs ~ collectables ~ stamps ~stencils

More scrapbooking supplies are coming this week.

timholtz stencils ~ timholtz circle punch set

timholtz ideaologies paperdolls pack

timholtz designertape 5 varieties

Restock: Penny Black cling rubber & clear stamps.
Heartfelt Creations: a few restock dies & stamps.
Taylored Expressions: stamps ~ embossing folders

Large assortment of dies and stamps from our regular suppliers.

Promo this week!
20% off all Graphic45 products (ends Sat. June 10)

Tombow Watercolor Art with Monika
Yes **Monika is teaching this class again: 1 to 3:30**
2 gorgeous cards. Different color combinations.
Bring your Tombow Markers. Min 3 colors.
A grey, a green (228) a pink. Add a peach or a yellow.
(757 - 933 blended WOW !)

Monika will also demo using Tombows to color directly on the stamp for a lovely water color look.
A 3 or 4 or 5 round paint brush & a spritz bottle for water. 
Tape, glue, foam dots and scissors.
Sat. June 10th 9:30 to 12 $18.95 sold out
Sat. June 10th 1 to 3:30 $18.95 only 6 seats left

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May 22, 2017

Sale Ends Friday May 26 at 8 pm!
Out With The Old ~ In With The New
More products are being culled and reduced every day.
Sale items are available to purchase Tues. to Thurs. 11 am to 4:30.

Look for red tags on items all around the store.
Fri. May 26 all sale items are being moved to the Neon Milkshake Art Studio next to the vacumn shop.
Shopping in that studio will be from 11am to 8pm Fri. May 26.
Our store will be open 11 to 8 as well on Friday May 26.

Watch Facebook to view new products and class samples.
Creating with Sylvia ~ 3 delightful/classic cards
The last class in the series Sylvia taught this spring.
White, accents of color & black. Memory Box & Els dies.
Samples on Facebook
Please bring tape, foam dots, glue and scissors.
Fri. May 26th 2 ~ 3:30 or 6 ~ 7:30 $18.95

Distress Oxide Inks ~ Techniques ~ Free Demo
Are you curious about these darn inks?
I sure am and now it’s my time to play.
Finally have some inventory on the shelf.
Bring notebook, camera and questions.
My favorite question! What if…………………?
Sat. May 27th 11 to 1 free 

Tombow Watercolor Art with Monika
Wow! You have been waiting for this one. 2 gorgeous cards.
Each one with the same stamp but different color combinations.
We finally have enough of these penny black floral stamps to offer this class. You do need to bring your own Tombow Markers and a #3 or #4 or #5 round paint brush. Tape, glue, foam dots and scissors. Tombow color list coming soon.
Sat. June 10th 9:30 to 12 $18.95

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May 15, 2017

You asked ~ We listened
We are stocking halloween and christmas items.

Supplies for crops. Projects for markets.

Alcohol Inks to the Max! Free demo
Carole loves alcohol inks. Preparing multiple surfaces to use
in mosaics, canvas art, mixed media, art journals.
ShimmerSheetz, acetate, vellum, glossy, mulberry etc.
Thurs. May 18th 11 to 1

Save this date: Friday May 26th 11 am to 8 pm
We are so excited! The *Neon Milkshake Art Studio*
has opened in the old spice store 1 door away from us.
We are renting her studio for our Spring Sale.

Let’s welcome our new neighbor: Danielle

Some notes about the ***SALE**
Products are being culled and reduced every day.
These sale items are available to purchase now.
Look for red tags in buckets and bins.

Creating with Sylvia ~ 3 amazing cards
White ~ black ~ a touch of color. Memory box dies.
Please bring tape, foam dots, glue and scissors.
Fri. May 26th 2 ~ 3:30 or 6 ~ 7:30 $18.95

Tombow Watercolor Techniques ~ Free Demo
Carole and Monika share their favorite Tombow techniques.
Watercolor washes, direct to stamps, ways to resist.
Do you love Tombows or are curious how to use them?
We are going to have a blast challenging each other.
We are going to play and create for 2 solid hours.
How many ways can we use these delightful markers?

Samples galore! Bring your questions and your cameras.
Sat. May 20th 11 to 1 or…………?

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We are unpacking as fast as possible.

We post new inventory pictures to Facebook

several times a week.

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