Good Afternoon Ladies,

Quick reminder that the store will be closed Thursday March 27- Saturday March 28 due to the Cypress Hills Scrapbook Retreat. We will begin packing the store up tomorrow (Wednesday) afternoon. Thanks ladies and have a great day!!

Good Afternoon

Good Afternoon Ladies,

The store will be closed tomorrow Saturday March 8th due to Christy Riopel's classes. I am very sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. The store will re-open on Monday March 10th with regular hours. If you need something send me a message on Facebook and I will do my best to help you out!!! Thanks so much for understanding and have a great weekend!!!

Christy Riopel: March Classes

Christy Riopel Classes

When: March 7th,8th, and 9th

Where: 119-1600 Strachan Road SE (Meadowlark Village) Medicine Hat

  • Please read the class descriptions for what supplies to bring to the class. Other items will be supplied in class.
  • All projects will be finished in class
  • Payment for the classes you choose is required in full prior to March 7th. Please call the store to let me know what classes you are interested in taking.
  • If you have any questions please call the store 403-580-2101 or email
  • Thank you for your interest and I am very sorry for the delay in getting this information to you!! There is a maximum for the layout classes of 30.

  • Friday March 7th 7:30pm-9:00pm Cost:$25.00
    Build this super cute gender neutral layout and learn the basics about building layers in mixed Media layouts. This class includes a cute stamp and is customisable to change the title to suit your photos.
    Please Bring: Scissors, 3in1 glue, black gel pen, wet wipes, Black StazOn ink pad or black Ranger Archival Ink, foam pop dots and 1-3 photos taking up a combined space of no more than 5x8

  • Saturday March 8th 10:00am-12:00pm Cost:$25.00
    Learn the art of adding trinkets and ephemera to your layouts and create this super textural layout. Your layout will be customizable to your theme and to your colour choices. Play with Gesso, Sprays, Washi Tape and more.
    Please Bring: Scissors, 3in1 glue, black gel pen, wet wipes, paper towel, sanding block, foam pop dots and 1-3 photos taking up a combined space of no more than 5x8

  • Saturday March 8th 1:00pm-3:00pm Cost:$25.00

    Learn to build your backgrounds with art mediums and create custom papers. Discover the playfulness of this layout while having fun getting inky and messy. Customise the colours and title in this layout to suit your photos.

    Please Bring: Scissors, 3in1 glue, Matte Gell Medium or Matte Mode podge, black gel pen, wet wipes, paper towel, sanding block, foam pop dots and 1-3 photos taking up a combined space of no more than 5x8 (Smaller photos show more of the background)

  • Saturday March 8th 6:00pm-9:00pm Cost:$70.00

    Class Description – Have you ever wanted to explore the world of mixed media art but you lack of confidence in your drawing/artist ability has held you back? Then this class is a great way to break down that barrier and gain confidence in you. In this simple relaxed class I will walk you through the process of creating your own customizable work of art and give you the foundation to create many more including the product knowledge and a few tricks of the trade.

    Please Bring: wet wipes, paper towel, Matte Gel Medium or Matte Mod podge, several flat bristle ( synthetic) watercolour or craft paint brushes ( no foam or natural bristle please) up to 1 or 1 1/2inch size, scissors
    Optional – Heat Gun or blow drier

  • Sunday March 9th 10:00am-4:00pm Cost:$65.00

    Want to try your hand at mixed media and art journals? Come play in the technique rich class and complete a min of 4 journal pages (no writing required) filled with arty goodness. Try your hand at sprays, stencils, gesso paints and more in a relaxing and creative environment as Christy guides you through the process in a simple and fun way that is sure to enjoyable for all levels of crafters.
    Please Bring: A journal or paper to work in – Smooth paper, Gesso, Matte gel medium or Matte mod podge, Distress inks, Black Staz on ink pad and re-inker, Assorted watercolour paint brushes – synthetic bristles, Black and white gel pen, Washi/Fabric/Tissue tape, An assortment of bits of paper, tags, photo copied images, magazines and ephemera , Paper towel roll, Wet wipes, Paint pallet , Water dish, 3in1 or fabric tac glue,
    Other items you may want to bring but I will have there: Heat gun, Sprays, Stencils, Gelatos, Markers, other colours of Staz On inks. You can bring a bag lunch if you wish.

February 17th

The store will be closed on Monday February 17th for Family Day. I am very sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Mixed Media Classes!

Mixed Media Classes!

Good Afternoon Ladies,

I am so happy to share some very exciting news with everyone! The amazingly talented mixed media artist Christy Riopel from Calgary is coming to Medicine Hat to teach a weekend of classes including layouts, a canvas and an art journalling class! Book your calendars for March 7,8 and 9th weekend. There will be more details posted about class description and cost per class once we determine how much interest there is, so I can book the proper size venue. If you are interested in taking some classes Facebook message me or call the store at 403-580-2101. Christy also has her own line of stencils and check her out on Facebook. Thanks ladies and have a great day everyone! It's going to be awesome!

Good Morning!!

Good Morning Ladies,

We are back from CHA and what an amazing experience it was! Tons of products have been ordered, here is a small example of what will be coming.

Prima Cartographer, Stationer's Desk, Something Blue, and Princess

Ingvild Bolme Junkyard Findings and Shabby Chic Resins

Tim Holtz - everything including idea-ology, stamps, stencils, dies, etc.

Simple Stories

And so much more!

New in the store this week is Marion Smith Nirvana, Mad Tea Party and Garment District, this is just a small sample of some of the papers, each collection contains 8 papers.

Kaisercraft Velvet Crush and Paradiso

Good Evening

Just a quick post to share a layout with you! This is My Mind's Eye Lost and Found Record It. I am also working on getting the layouts uploaded to the gallery. Have a great evening!

Good Morning!

Good Morning!

Just a quick reminder about the layout contest! Drop off a layout by November 30th and it will be displayed in the store for two weeks and the winner will receive a $25.00 gift certificate from the store.

Also new product that has arrived is Bo Bunny Pincushion, Echo Park Times and Seasons II, and Carta Bella's Homemade with Love.

I will also be working on getting the layouts uploaded to the Gallery and posting all the information about the upcoming retreats in Cypress Hills.

Canadian Scrapbooker magazine has also arrived, if you had one put away for you previously, please let me know and I will set one aside for you. Thanks!

Have a great day!

Just Arrived!

My Mind's Eye Lost and Found Record ItThese two collections are absolutely beautiful!

My Mind's Eye Cupids Arrow No. 14

Teresa Collins You are My Happy

More of the accessories are on their way!

Prima Resins and Junkyard Findings

More new products!

And last but not least Tim Holtz's new stencils, fabrics in 6x6 and 12x12, distress paints, distress markers and distress glitters!