Amy Tan teaches at Scrapbook Territory! Saturday, November 5th

Join Amy Tan as she makes her first teaching appearance in Northern California. Help celebrate the launch of the Amy Tangerine collaboration with American Crafts! She will be teaching 2 classes and sharing some fun techniques that can be easily adapted to future projects. Even if you've never sewn before, this class can be just what you need to get started as Amy has plenty of tricks for beginners. If you join in for both classes, you will be given a grab bag of goodies worth over $20.

Saturday, November 5th 10:30am-1:30pm Reasons to Smile Mini Book + bonus Film Canister $65

Tons of goodies in the class kit can be used to complete a mini album and alter a film canister. Photo handouts are included with full instructions on some signature techniques. Please bring your basic kit to make a mini book of "the good life" you lead! Feel free to bring ephemera too. Also recommended are a paper piercer and healing mat as there will be just a bit of stitching involved.

If you have photos to add, sizes from 2x3 to 4x6 are recommended.
The kit itself is worth well over $50!

Saturday, November 5th 2:30pm-5:00pm 3 Layouts With A Twist $55

With a mix of some simple sewing techniques and fashion inspired finds, you'll create 3 colorful layouts and have plenty of leftovers to make more pages. You'll learn how to make fabric yo-yo's the easy way along with other tips and tricks to put interesting twists on all of your layouts. Photo handouts are included with instructions on a couple of signature techniques. Please bring your basic kit along with a variety of photos.
Recommended photo sizes for Layout #1 (Life Is Good): 1 - 4x6 (landscape). Layout # 2: 2 - 1.75x2.75 (landscape), 1 - 1.75X1.75 (square), 1 - 2x3 (portrait). Layout #3 (Favorite Things) - photos of yourself perhaps? or photos of some of your favorite things: 1 - 2.5x3 (portrait), 1 - 2.5x4 (portrait). Feel free to just bring a bunch of photos that you are willing to crop and trim.
Also recommended are a craft knife, paper piercer and healing mat as there will be just a bit of cutting and stitching involved.


3 New Collections from STUDIO CALICO!

That's right!  The three newest collections from Studio Calico have hit our shelves!  These lines are full of fun goodies like wood veneers, stickers, chipboard shapes, mister hueys, fab rips and so much more!  Come check it all out!  Here are a few teasers...


Picket Fence and Snow Cap back in stock!

We just got tons of the new WHITE mediums from Ranger back in stock:  Picket Fence Distress Stain and Snow Cap Alcohol Ink Mixative.  Both products take all of your existing stains or alcohol inks and can give them an opaque base.


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October Afternoon Sidewalk is in


Limited Editon Fall Distress Inks are HERE!

Limited Edition Distress Inks are in the store....yes we were only allowed to order 12...but we beat the system and ordered from 2 different places, so we have 24 in stock right now!


Spook-ology Type Tray with Richele Christensen October 15th

When Halloween meets Ideaology you get Spook-ology! Take a creative journey and make this amazing Type Tray. Learn techniques with Distress Stain, Alcohol Inks, Distress Crackle Paints and more. Everything for this project is included and I mean everything, even halloween treats!

Bring your creative juices and your basic tool kit.

Saturday, October 15th 10:30am - 5pm

Richele designs for Tim Holtz and makes samples for both Advantus and Ranger to be displayed at the Trade Shows.  She has an amazing eye for detail and is an expert in distress techniques.


New Prima!!!

We've got lots of new Prima in stock! Tons of flowers, resin embellisments, metal charms, patterned papers, letter stickers and so much more! Come check it all out!


Twilight & Alice Bracelets - Lora - October 22nd

It's time to get ready for the most anticipated movie of the year! Do you know what you're going to wear? Join Lora in creating two unique bracelets: one featuring characters from the hit movie Alice in Wonderland and the other showcasing Twilight Saga characters. We'll color in the adorable Greeting Farm and cresenDOH! images to bring the characters to life and make a piece of jewelry sure to get attention!
Please bring your markers of choice and a pair of fine tipped scissors.
11 students 1pm - 3pm $25


Hero Arts and Sizzix "Stamp & Die Cut" line in stock

Hero Arts and Sizzix have teamed up produce cling stamps that match Sizzix dies and embossing folders.  Take a minute (or 8) to watch this video by Jennifer McGuire and learn all about them!


Halloween Crop and Mini Project Party! - October 29th - Daniela

Come join Daniela for a full day of cropping and a ghouling fun day of crafting! We'll make a few Halloween inspired projects, eat, drink and get our crafting done! I'll provide the snacks, drinks, inspiration and projects to make this a day filled with fun. Lots of giveaways, games and fun for all.
Call the store at 510-559-9929 to sign up today!

2pm - till midnight $40

Don't want to make the project?  That's fine, the more the merrier!  Sign up for the crop half price - that's only $20!


Twilight - Breaking Dawn Crop & Jewelry Making - November 12th - Daniela

Come join Daniela in celebrating the most anticipated movie release of the year! It doesn't matter if you're Team Edward or Team Jacob, we will all be celebrating this fantastic release! Everyone will be making their own Breaking Dawn Jewelry pendants and jewelry pieces to wear to the premiere on November 18th. There will be plenty of Vampire or Wolf goodies to make your piece a one-of-a-kind! I'll provide the snacks, project goodies and inspiration and you come ready to have some fun!
Call the store at 510-559-9929 to sign up today! 5pm - till midnight $30

Don't want to make the project?  That's fine, the more the merrier!  Sign up for the crop half price - that's only $15!


Jillibean Soup's 5 new lines in stock

Jillibean's fall release has arrived:  apple Cheddar, Homemade 6 Bean Soup, Christmas Eve Chowder, Sweet and Sour Soup and Watermelon Gazpacho.  Everything from a summer flipflop line to Christmas penguins all in a row.


Embellished Halloween Coffins - Ingrid - October 9th

It’s that time of year again! Let’s start by embellishing wooden coffins with creepy materials that are surely going to be a topic of conversation. I will supply all materials. Please bring your favorite small scissors for cutting.
1:00 to 4:00pm $40.00 (sweet treats included)
Class size limit: 8


Fabric Wrist Cuffs - Ingrid - November 12th

Let’s create beautiful one-of-a-kind wrist cuffs using fabric, vintage lace, buttons, gems, flowers and findings. These lovely and romantic pieces can be worn dressed up or dressed down. I will supply all the materials. Please bring any special sewing scissors you like to use.
1:00 to 4:00 $65.00 (sweet treats included)
Class size limit: 8


Vintage Clock-Glass Ornaments - Ingrid - December 10th

Join me for a fun way to create unique Christmas ornaments. We will create as many ornaments as we can during class time. Each ornament will measure approximately three inches in size and will have clock glass on both sides. Share your ornaments with family and friends or decorate your Christmas tree with these one-of-a kind ornaments.
1:00 - 4:00pm $65 (sweet treats included)
Class size limit: 8


Tim Holtz Halloween Dies in Stock!


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