Spike’s Ten Favourite Tools

December 6, 2010

Spike’s Ten Favorite Tools she cannot live without in no particular order…or

Ten Great Gift Ideas for the Crafter on your List..or

The Wish List to post on your fridge for the husband, partner, children in your life, so they know what to get you for Christmas

Gift Idea #1 ~Big Shot~You can emboss and die cut to your heart’s content! Sturdy and heavy-duty. Make flowers, envelopes, window cards, the possibilities are endless… ’nuff said.

Gift Idea #2 ~Glossy Accents~Fabulous for adding a clear highlight/accent or sticking on those difficult or odd-shaped objects. Ever had adhesive come off rhinestones? Glossy accents will fix it…that or see below 🙂

Gift Idea #3 ~I-Rock~A new addition to Spike’s favourites! Just with a light touch, add bling anywhere not only on cards but on fabric too!

Gift Idea #4 ~Xyron Sticker Maker~She originally thought that she would never use this and now she can’t put it down! Great for die cut letters and the perfect way to stick on ribbon!

Gift Idea #5 Slice~Love, love, love it for die cut sentiments from 1” to 4”!

Gift Idea #6 Scorer~Whether it’s the Martha Stewart scoring board or the Scor-Pal or the new portable Scor-Buddy with cutting mat, you can score your cards perfectly every time!

Gift Idea #7~Quickie Glue Pen~Have a spare one handy especially for the late night craft blitzes! Great for sticking on glitter and small items! You can add glue to the smallest corner! Re positionable when it’s blue and permanent when it’s clear.

Gift Idea #8~Ranger Craft Mat~Nothing sticks to this not even the Be Creative tape sticks! Great as a temporary palette and wonderful for an easy clean up after using alcohol inks or distress inks.

Gift Idea #9~Ranger Heat Tool~Perfect, super quiet and low blow for projects that need a delicate touch!

Gift Idea #10~Honey Bee Fine Tip Scissors~Nice and small, non-stick blades with a fine tip make them a great all-purpose scissor!

Take these FUN Fall Classes!

September 10, 2010

Tape & Glitter and So Much More

Saturday, September 18   10am-4pm   $75

Lisa will share everything she knows about Be Creative Tape with you, from the Burnished Velvet technique, to heat embossing, to applying Microbeads, Goldleaf, Flowersoft, Perfect Pearls, creating stickers, using Copic Markers~there is literally nothing this tape can’t do! Learn at least 12 techniques that will speed up your creating process & give you more accuracy. Lunch included.

Christmas Cards with Pauline

Saturday, September 25   10am-12pm   $25

Pauline will be guest teaching for the second time this fall. She will be using Stampendous stamps and Martha Stewart punches to make three great Christmas cards.  She’ll only be teaching one more time before she flies south for the winter, so make sure you sign up fast!

Two great classes at Classic

August 11, 2010

Get your creative juices flowing and sign-up for Shannon’s

Glitter~Flowersoft~Canvas Class
Sat., August 14th   10am-12:30pm $25

Join us for this Sizzling Summer Special~3 CARDS and a Canvas!  Time to get your glitter out and have some fun!  In this class, you will make 2 glitter cards, a flowersoft card and a nursery rhyme mini canvas with flowersoft. Spots still available.

OR register for

Pauline’s Card Class
Sat., August 28th   10am-12pm   $25

Our well-loved past instructor, Pauline guest teaches this month. She’s back to teach new techniques with stamps, gold leafing and more! She’ll only be teaching two more times this fall, so make sure you take advantage of this opportunity!

Guest Teacher Pauline is back!

July 31, 2010

Sign up for Pauline’s Card Class on Sat., August 28th from 10am-12pm for a $25 class fee.
Our well-loved past instructor, Pauline guest teaches this month.  She’s back to teach new techniques with stamps,  gold leafing and more! 
She’s use so many great products from our favorite companies! Bazzill Paper, Memory Box paper, Penny Black Stamps, Tsukineko Kaleidacolor ink pad, Cuttlebug embossing folder-Divine Swirls, Glitter Ritz, Fiskars sunburst edge punch, Spellbinders Labels Ten,  Stampendous stamps,  Judikins Sticky Stuff, Goldleaf, Core-dinations papers,  Sakura Quickie glue pen, and more!

Card Class at Classic

July 25, 2009


We had a fabulous class led by Shannon on Saturday. We used the Cuttlebug to deboss and added Glitter Ritz on a cute lady bug card. We used a Thomas Kinkade stamp to make a gorgeous rose card. We made a 3-D flower card from an E.K. Success scalloped circle punch. Fun was had by all! Keep checking our website for upcoming fall classes! Did you know~when you take a class at Classic you receive 15% OFF your purchases that day?allocc1

Scrapbook Challenge

July 22, 2009

Come in and see the new entries for our June/July Stamping Scrapbook Challenge and vote for your favorite. Thank you to the few brave souls who accepted the stamping challenge.  The winning layouts for the May Class-A-Peels challenge are on display now.  They are all very different and quite fabulous! Congrats to the winners of the May challenge~Lisa( My Girl Layout) and Nancy(Boardin’ on the Seawall Layout)!  Lisa used the adorable Bo-Bunny Alissa paper and silver Magneta flower and butterfly peel offs.  Nancy used Bazzill solid cardstock, Divine Swirls Cuttlebug embossing folder and gold fish Peel-Offs.

Congrats Lisa!

Congrats Lisa!

Good job Nancy!

Good job Nancy!

Come in and try the new July/August Scrapbook Challenge. The challenge is to see how you incorporate Vintage/Heritage photos into your scrapbook. Family heritage albums are a great way to share and showcase those old photos you have sitting in a box. People sometimes get discouraged when working with old photos and have difficulty using the new papers with them. Give us some layout ideas on how to scrapbook these precious photos by entering the contest! It only costs $5 and you have a chance to win prizes! Phone the store at 604-793-6906 or check out our website for more details.

Heide Grace Forever in Love papers & embellishments

From Fiskars Heidi Grace Forever in Love papers & embellishments

Get  your children involved and keep them busy this summer with the New Kids Scrapbook Challenge!  For $5 your child can enter our Kids Summer Scrapbook Challenge Contest for a chance to win a great scrapbook prize package. They will receive paper, ribbons and stickers to create a fun summer layout, then their creations will be on display in the store and a winner will be chosen. Call 604-793-6906 or go to our website for more details.

American Crafts Backyard papers

American Crafts Backyard papers

Congrats to Nat’l Scrapbooking Day Anniv. Sale Winners!

May 6, 2009
Thankyou for your patronage!

Thankyou for your patronage!

Thank you to all our Classic customers who came to celebrate National Scrapbooking Day and Our Anniversary Sale with us on Saturday, May 2nd! We sure had fun and hope you enjoyed the M&M’s, the Make N’ Take and popping a balloon for a discount! Elenore and Betty were the big winners. Congratulations to them! We hope you have all had a chance to create and play with your latest purchases!

Way to Go Elenore!

Way to Go Elenore!

Congrats Betty!

Congrats Betty!

New this week are gorgeous and colorful papers and embellishments from Fiskars Heidi Grace Forever Love collection,  SEI Mimosa, Windsor, Bridgeport and Chocolat, Cloud Nine Bay Blossoms, more Cuttlebug embossing folders, adorable ant hand punches and much more.

New from Fiskars Heidi Grace Forever Love

New from Fiskars Heidi Grace Forever Love