Friday, August 28, 2009

Sign Up Now For Greenville Classes

We have some incredible teachers for our Greenville, SC show.

Starting on Friday, September 11th, from 11:00 - 1:00 Linda Beyer is teaching The World of Thomas Kincade. She's using acetate transparencies with the Kincade stamps and enhancing the brilliant coloring with a layered technique. You'll complete four cards. The cost is $30.00 and the class level is moderate.

The next class is from 1:30 - 3:30 with Darlene of Stampland. She will show the endless possibilities of adding color to your art with duster brushes and stamp pads. She'll show you how to add depth with her new templates. Cost is $35.00 and this class is for every level.

Linda Beyer is also teaching a second class from 2:00 - 4:00 called "Let It Snow" Shaker Card. You'll use a sno-globe stamp to build a shaker card with clear, glass microbeads. Each student will receive a foam mount and a pre-printed CD that can be attached inside the card and used for photos, music, or home videos of the kids. The cost is $25.00 and the class level is moderate.

Friday night from 6:00 - 8:00 we host our Design & Treasure (Make & Take Class) with four instructors. We have JoLayne of Stamps On Fire, Beth with Endless Creations, Margaret of Sparkle N Sprinkle and Amy with Close To My Heart, bringing you fun activities and a wealth of experience. You will enjoy 30 minutes with each teacher and then we will have some prize drawings before moving to the next project. The cost is $20.00 which includes show admission. If you want to sit at the same table with your friends, please call the office to sigh-up and request the specific seating arrangements. Hurry...the class is filling up!

There are also great workshops happening during the Festival. Here are the scheduled workshops for Saturday:

12:00 - 2:00 ~ 12 Days of Christmas Star Book with Beverly of Terrific Times, the cost is $25.00 and the class level is for everyone. You'll use Penny Black stamps and learn how to use a personal die-cutting machine to enhance your star book.

2:00 - 4:00 ~ Card Fest with Two Girls, the cost is $30.00 and all supplies are provided. You'll create up to 12 quick and easy cards for an afternoon of fun.

3:00 - 4:00 ~ Flip Flop Cards with Beverly of Terrific Times, the cost is $25.00 and the class level is for everyone. You'll receive your own flip flop template and the materials to make several cards.

Sunday Workshops:

12:00 - 2:00 ~ Terryfic Beaded Cards with Beverly of Terryfic Times, the cost is $20.00 and the class level is for everyone. You'll learn the basic beading process that will prepare you to make a hand-embroidered work of art.

1:00 - 3:00 ~ Page Fest with Two Girls. The class cost is $40.00 and the class level is for everyone. You'll work at your own pace to prepare up to 4 double page spreads with Sondra and Kimberly. If you're just getting started in scrapbooking this is a great way to build your confidence.

You can go to to get more details for the classes and workshops. Some pictures are posted to help you make selections, as well as any needed supplies to bring to class.

The teachers will inspire you and the holidays are coming, we all need a little inspiration! So call or go online while there's still room.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Heirloom's 2010 Rubber Stamp & Paper Arts Festivals

Here’s the tour we’ve got planned for our

2010 Festival schedule.

We’ll start out heading south to Grapevine, TX, January 9 & 10. A quick dart west will take us to Riverside, CA on the 16th & 17th. This is Auntie Amy’s home town!

Moving into the month of February we’ll enjoy the southern hospitality of Lawrenceville, GA on the 6th & 7th. A new bay area location is scheduled on the 20th & 21st in Vallejo, CA.

As we’re anticipating the beginning of spring, we feature three shows for March. The first will happen in Indianapolis, IN on the 6th & 7th. We have a new location in the Chicago area, it’s in St. Charles, IL on the 13th & 14th. We wrap up the month in our home state of Oregon, in the wonderful city of Portland on the 20th & 21st.

With great anticipation of the yummy Farmer’s Market in Allentown, PA we will host our show at the Allentown Fairgrounds, April 10th & 11th.

May 15th & 16th we head to Puyallup, WA for our 17th year there.

Another great show of many years is West Springfield, MA and it will be on the first weekend of June as usual, which is the 5th & 6th.

We love Texas so much that we’re making a repeat appearance in July on the 17th & 18th. Yea-hoo!

August brings the Novi, MI show on the 7th & 8th at the Rock Financial Showplace.

We are hoping to do a show in Costa Mesa, CA, on the 11th & 12th of September, so stay tuned. As the leaves begin to turn, we make our way to a new location in Anderson, SC, September 25th & 26th.

We will conclude our travels for the year at Fort Wayne, IN October 2nd & 3rd and York, PA, October 9th & 10th.

We’re very excited about visiting all these areas and seeing the familiar faces of our friends. We look forward to getting acquainted with the folks and experiencing the local flavors of the new locations.

Check the website for specific info as it gets closer to the show dates.