We are so grateful for each and every
customer who joined us on Saturday for our Winter Class Kick-off
Events. Memories Galore is delighted to announce
an incredible selection of classes and crops for the winter season,
and if you weren't able to make it, here's what you need to know:
Memories Galore is offering more than
100 class, crops and special events this autumn, has
introduced a new teacher and our veteran teachers are offering
an unparalleled line-up of classes to help you craft away the
winter blues! The creative inspiration and crafting exploration
opportunities are waiting for you!
Galore's new season of classes, crops and special events
are now online for your preview... Check it out at http://www.memoriesgalore.com/winter_catalog.pdf. There, you can view our class
catalog with calendars which contains all the details from when
(dates and times), where (which store) and who (the teacher's
name) to how much (class prices) and what you'll learn--most
class descriptions include photographs of the actual projects
you'll create! Peruse it today--you'll be excited just
looking at the catalog!
To register for our HOT,
NEW CLASSES & CROPS that you want to be a part of this winter,
call the store where the class is being held and sign-up today
as many classes are selling out quickly! Craft away the winter blues, Angela & Michele
to look a lot like Christmas and what a perfect time to create
handcrafted gifts for those you love this season! Peruse
our Winter Catalog of classes,
crops and special events. Reserve your space by calling
West at 804.565.2000 or Brandermill at 804.744.6500 ext. 1# today!
Nov. 24th "2010 Cascading Calendar" 6:30-8:30pm
West End **~ Fri., Nov.
27th "Black Friday Blow-Out Sale"
Sat., Nov. 28th "Black Friday Blow-Out
Sale" 10am-6pm** **~ Sun., Nov. 27th "Black Friday Blow-Out Sale" Noon-5pm** ~ Sat.,
Nov. 28th "Holiday Gift Canvas Workshop" 1-5pm
Brandermill ~ Sun., Nov. 29th "Christmas Memories Frame
Workshop" Noon-4pm Brandermill (pictured) ~ Tue.,
Dec. 1st "Digi Crop Club Special" 6:30-8:30pm
West End ~ Wed., Dec. 2nd "Flippin' Fabulous Recipes"
6:30-8:30pm Brandermill ~ Wed., Dec. 2nd "Christmas
Past Vintage Layout" 6:30-8:30pm West End ~ Thur.,
Dec. 3rd "Christmas Envelope Album" 6-9pm Brandermill ~ Thur.,
Dec. 3rd "Thank You Cards" 6:30-8:30pm West
End ~ Fri.,
Dec. 4th "QuicKutz Queen's Club Crop" 6-11pm
The much-anticipated Letterpress from
Lifestyle Crafts, or L, which sets the standard for easy to use,
affordable letterpress printing that's practical for any home
crafter has arrived at Memories Galore! Create beautiful
embossed or debossed stationary, invitations & more with ease
and affordability! See it demoed at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2uO1fj-Z2A and get yours today--makes a
great holiday gift!
The Letterpress Combo Kit is an
excellent value at $149.99. It includes an Epic Six die
cutting machine, Letterpress platform, ink brayer and inking
plate, stationery, tube of black ink and more!
I've been busy whipping up new Winter Classes for Memories Galore, and I'm so excited to share them with you! Class Kickoff is tomorrow, Saturday, November 21st, at the Brandermill store from 10am until noon, and the West End store from 1:30pm until 3:30pm. If you attend Kickoff you will receive 10% off of classes and earn customer loyalty rewards. If you can't attend, you can call the Brandermill store at (804) 744-6500 or the West End store at (804) 565-2000 to reserve your seat (no discount given). So, without further ado:
Altered Book Creative Workshop with Melissa Samuels $72
"Life's Journey of Treasured Moments." Learn the centuries old technique of creating an altered book in this day-long day workshop. Explore mixed media to create a tactile work of art from an ordinary book. We’ll create a “canvas” by preparing our book with niches for a shadow box and trinket drawer. Then, learn the basics of working with acrylic glazing liquid, gel medium, gesso, watercolor crayons, acrylic paint, Perfect Pearls and more! Personalize your book with treasured photos, keepsakes and journaling. Create a book that will be treasured for generations to come!
• Brandermill: Sat,, Jan. 23rd, 10am-5pm
"Christmas Past" Vintage Layout with Melissa Samuels $24
Capture the feeling of years past with this vintage double-page layout. In this class, you’ll create two distressed scrapbook pages that accommodate multiple photos, and are done in traditional holiday colors of rich red andgreen. Embellish your layout with bronze snowflakes adorned with antiqued brads. Use distress ink and acrylicpaint to give your pages a vintage feel, and add Glimmer Mist and Stickles for shine.
• Brandermill: Mon., Dec. 14th, 6:30-8:30pm
• West End: Wed., Dec. 2nd, 6:30-8:30pm
Fabulous Folding Cards III with Melissa Samuels $20
In this class, you’ll create two fabulous all occasion cards that are sure to impress! The first card has a dual pull-out tag with a sliding mechanism made from a plastic grocery bag. The second is a tri-fold card with a flap that is made from a single sheet of paper, and can do double duty as an envelope! This cardmaking class is for all skill levels.
• Brandermill: Thur., Feb. 4th, 6:30-8:30pm
• West End: Fri., Feb. 12th, 6:30-8:30pm
Sweetheart Cards with Melissa Samuels $20
Roses are red, violets are blue, handmade cards say, "I love you!" In this Valentine's Day card class, you'll create three adorable cards using the new My Mind's Eye's Be Loved collection. We'll get our hands dirty while we play with crackle paint and Glimmer Mist, and add that finishing touch of sparkle with Swarovski crystals using the new Jolee's Jewels Hotfix Tool.
• Brandermill: Tue., Jan. 26th, 6:30-8:30pm
• West End: Mon., Jan. 25th, 6:30-8:30pm
Thank You Cards with Melissa Samuels $20
What a sweet treat it will be for your family and friends when they receive one of these whimsical Thank You cards after the holidays, or any time of year! Create a set of four cards, each a different design, using the Jolee's Jewels Hotfix Tool, Stickles, Glossy Accents, and Distress Ink.
I had been looking forward to this class for months, and it was worth the wait. It was one of those classes that just clicked. Everyone did a great job, and made beautiful cards! And, I get to do it all over again next weekend with my West End Girls!
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