Monthly Archives: July 2009

New Kitz Available!

Wow!  What a month!  We are on inspiration overload and all of us at Treasured Memories are just creating like crazy!!!  Connie will have a new Canvas Class starting next month.  Wendy will have her Calendar class…with a choice of 2 different layouts (They are to die for!)  We will also have another Cricut class next month.  To top it all off, the Kitz Girlz have already created a new kit for the month of August!  We will start selling them August 1st and they will start shipping August 15.

We have brought back the good ole days of summer with these two layouts inspired by Webster’s Pages!  Take a look at the layouts and kit!

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Kitz Girl 2

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Creative Escape “Kid’s Style”!

Our Creative Escape “Kid’s Style” started this week!  We have a great group of girls!  Take a look at all the fun projects they are doing…and they still have one more day!  A special thanks to Wendy for putting this awesome camp together!!!  ps….I also learned tons of things today!!!!!  I can’t wait to make shadow boxes for Christmas presents!!!!

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Donna Downey Teaches Today!!!! Happy Birthday to Me!!!

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Ok…what would be a better gift for my birthday than to spend the day creating with my friends!!!  Donna Downey came to our store and taught her canvas book class.  I was in awe.  Everyone was in awe.  She ranks up their with Tim Holtz….her creativity, her uniqueness and her teaching were so inspiring!  Molding paste, gesso, gel medium……are now just a few of my favorite things…..There aren’t many classes that I can take that I actually learn different things.  This class blew me away!!!  It blew everyone away.  By the way…did I mention that canvas is now one of my favorites!  And Connie, she loved the canvas so much, be prepared for a layout class created on canvas very soon!!!!  To sum it all up, Donna got our creative juices flowing.   A special thanks to all our scrapbookers who joined us for the weekend.  We haven’t done one of these in awhile…and I have to say….it  was very nice.  The whole group was so awesome!   Thanks for all the support and making our weekend so special!!!   Now, here are some of the pictures of Donna’s class today…..

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Crop like a Scrap Star Weekend Begins!!!

I am so excited!  Our Crop weekend has begun and we have a great group of people here cropping with us all weekend!  After rolling out the pink carpet for our customers, the Glitz Girls arrived!  Erin and Laura are just too cute!  They were alot of fun and everyone just fell in love with them!  Even though I’m pretty busy this weekend…I couldn’t wait to post pictures for everyone out there to enjoy!DSC_0399DSC_0417

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Scrap like a Scrap Star!!!!

Can you believe Scrap like a Rock Star is this this weekend??? We are all soooo excited! Besides all the wonderful classes, we will have all kinds of prize give aways and a whole lot of cropping fun!!! If you love techniques…..you will leave the weekend with tons of them!!!!
3 Cancellations
We do have 3 cancellations for this weekend. If you are interested in coming, please call the store and reserve your spot. (337-216-9898)
Schedule for this weekend:
Friday Crop begins at 10 am.
11 am – 1 pm Glitz Girl Class
1 pm – 12 am – cropping
5:00 pm – prize drawings
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Saturday Crop begins at 8:00 am
10 am – 12:30 pm – TM Class Teachers Class
12:30 pm – 12 am – cropping
5:00 pm – prize drawings
(Wendy Reaux, Connie Girard & Melissa Fournet)
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DSC_0328webRub-ons, Corrugated board, Invisibles, ink pots, spray mists, bling, buttons and Tim Holtz new Alcohol ink pens all are included in this great summer layout made with BoBunny & Doodlebug flocked papers!!
Sunday Crop begins at 9:00 am
10 am – 3 pm – Donna Downey Canvas book Class
Crop ends at 3 pm
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Working with new mediums and lots of new techniques creates this awesome canvas book!
Get ready, because It’s going to be a fun weekend!!!!! I also have all kinds of new products coming in including new lines from Sassafrass Lass, Doodlebug, Basic Grey, all new smooch colors, restock of all of the ink pot colors and the Glitz Girls are bringing down their new lines of paper just released!!!! Donna Downey is also bringing down items to sell, including her book, t-shirts and extra kits from her other classes. She is doing a book signing also.
What to bring?
For all the classes, since you’ll be cropping, you’ll have most of the things you will need for TM’s Class and the Glitz Girlz Class.  please bring the general list of adhesives, Scrappy Glue, Glue Dots, edge distressor, Cutter, Scissors.  Donna Downey’s list is below.  Remember, we will have products to sell at the store in case you don’t have any of the supplies.
Here is Donna Downey’s list.  I know it’s long, but it you have these things, it will save you time passing things around and sharing.  Your canvas book will be your personal book.  You may want to pick up paint colors that will match your book.  For all the things with * by them, we will have them to pass around.  If you don’t like sharing and waiting,please bring your own, or no need to look for the items, we’ll have them in the store to sell.
STUDENT SUPPLIES:
paint brushes – small detail brush and 1” brush
*jar, mug or cup to rinse and dip brushes into
*gesso
*assorted acrylic paint colors (my palette was made up of
oranges, greens, turquoises, pinks, white and yellows)
coordinated/colored embossing powders (optional – if
you have them bring them)
*embossing ink pad (optional – bring if you are bringing
embossing powders)
*heat gun
watercolor paint (the disk kind like the kids use)
liquid watercolors (we will not have time to use these in
class and are totally optional, if you have them bring
them and I can show you how easy they are to use
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aleene’s tacky glue
glossy or matte accents adhesive
*GOLDEN regular gel matte (optional http://www.dickblick.
com/products/golden-acrylic-gel-mediums/)
*Modeling or molding paste
A book you don’t mind tearing up
6 spiral notebook pages
buttons (pull from your stash a handful or so of buttons that
coordinate with your color palette)
photos – (eleven 4”x 6” & six 2” x 3”) normally I say photos
optional, but because many of the pages incorporate the
photo into the designs I would say if you are not a “photo
bringer” and do not want to bring all the photos at least
bring 1 or 2 wallet sized (2”x3”) and 4”x6”
*Wire cutter
*Needle nose pliers
*Stapler or long arm stapler
Pop dots (5)
3 sheets of white 8.5 x 11 or 12 x 12 cardstock
1 sheet of your FAVORITE patterned paper
favorite word or quote stamps (optional)
If you have any questions about the crop, please call me (337) 254-0818. (Janet).  Thanks everyone!
Janet

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To all Cricuiteer’s and Cricuiteer Wanna Be’s….

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Everyone’s been asking for another Cricuit Class!  Me and Heather Bares have designed a really cool “Life’s A Beach” layout!  The layout is designed to teach different techniques that go beyond just the keypad.  We’ll layer, accent with ink pots and spray mist!  We’ll even teach you the correct way to cut fabric on the Cricuit!  From flipping images to cutting borders, you’ll do it all in this class!  We’ll teach you how to read your book, and some basic trial and error things we learned creating this layout.  We’ll teach you how to care for your mat and what adhesive spray works awesome on the mats!  Also, the instructions will be very easy to understand with correct sizes, settings and pictures.  The layout was designed so that we can finish the class in 2 1/2 hours.  Once you learn the basic techniques, the cartridge has so many awesome things on it, you are welcome to keep adding!

(If you want to buy the kit, the kit will included all paper supplies, Back papers spray misted for you, fabric piece, rhinestones & pop dots) and instructions.   (The Kit is $25)

*** Note: two people can share one Cricuit Expression.  The smaller Cricuit can be used, but some parts will have to be cut on the Expression

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And the winner is….Frances Sylvia!

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June 30, 2009 at 8:23 pm e

1. Tanya and Kay Lynn (Tanya always has tons of layering on her layouts and Kay Lynn uses girly colors in some of her layouts)
2. Paula and Lisa (Paula loves flowers…I have yet to see a layout of hers without them and Lisa’s layouts always make me smile because they are sooo bright and cheerful)
3. Aphra and Patti (Aphra loves butterflies and stick pins and Patti has had layouts that have twigs and vines)
4. Liz and Brandy (I believe that Liz and Brandy have already done a PINK layout)

Congratulations!  You guessed correctly!  I’m impressed!  That was really hard!  The next time you come to the store you’ll get a $25 merchandise gift certificate!!!

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