Classes in November & December



Thursday, November 7th to Monday, November 11th – Retreat
Sunday, November 17th – Sara’s Yearlong Album Class (10am-1pm)
Tuesday, November 19th – Christmas Card Class (6:30pm-8:30pm)
Thursday, November 21st – Keeping Track of Life (6:30-8:30pm)
Friday, November 22nd – Parent Survival Night (6-9pm)
Saturday, November 23rd –
 Fun With Mixed Media (2-5pm)
Saturday, November 23rd – Monthly Crop Night (6pm-Midnight)
Tuesday, November 26th – Silhouette Advent Calendar (6:30-8:30pm)
Thursday, November 28th – Art Journal Club (6:30-8:30pm)
Saturday, November 30th – Holiday Hoopla (10am)


Sunday, December 1st – “POP off the Page” Tray Class (1-4pm)
Sunday, December 5th
– Christmas Card Class (6:30pm)
Saturday, December 7th – Book of Me Layouts (10am)
Saturday, December 7th – Parent Survival Night (6-9pm)


Please note that our ‘Create a Kit’ Class originally scheduled for Wednesday, October 30th has been cancelled but stay tuned for an informative blog post from Krista on the subject of kitting and packing for the Retreat!

Paperie Retreat: Click to read —> this blog post <— for details, limited spaces available!

Sara’s Yearlong Album Class | Sunday, November 17th – (10am-1pm)
Instructor: Sara Case Strickland
Participants are learning all about fun new products during the 11 months of this technique heavy, product filled class. We’ll delve into the fun world of mixed media art and end up with a complete and beautiful album that will leave people asking, “How in the world did you do that?” This class will meet on the last Sunday of every month, unless holidays (ie: Easter) or schedule conflicts push it back to the previous week. Explore your artistic side and preserve your memories with panache in this exclusive class! If this class sounds exciting to you but you missed the boat on registration, give us a call to chat about options!
Price: $20 for each consecutive class – 11 month commitment is required for this class.

10 Christmas Cards – Tuesday, November 19th (6:30-8:30pm)
Instructor: Meghan Fahey
Looking for an evening of Christmas card making? Again this month we will teach a class featuring 10 cards (two designs) to help you quickly increase your stash so that you will be well ahead of the game by the time Christmas 2013 rolls around. Sign up for this class once in awhile or every month if you like! As always, you’ll go home with a fun product used in class in case you want to make more cards! Included in this class is a Poinsettia Stamp and some Christmas Rub-ons. Bring your adhesive, acrylic blocks, Versamark, and white embossing powder!
Members: $30.00
Non-Members: $60.00

Keeping Track of Life | Thursday, November 21st @ 6:30pm
Instructor: Krista Wells
We’ve reinvented the Project Life concept to chronicle 2013 Calendar year. One evening per month is all you need to create an interactive layout and a pocket page full of embellished photos, quotes and all those bits and pieces you want to save to remember the previous month. Keeping Track of Life is intended to be a flexible class for participants with month to month sign up – please RSVP each month. Krista recommends you read this fantastic blog post by Rachel Macy Stafford that inspired her class name.
Price: $20.00 per month

Parent Survival Night – Friday, November 22nd AND Saturday, December 7th (6-9pm)
Christmas is coming and chances are you’re looking for a few extra hours to fit in some shopping and maybe even sneak in dinner or a movie with someone special! The Paperie is coming to your rescue. We’re planning two evenings jam packed full of crating goodness for children of all ages. You can drop your children off – guilt free – where we will feed them and entertain them with an awesome project that’s suitable for both boys and girls while you do a little shopping or have a night out!

  • Friday, November 22 – Kids will join us to create some holiday cards that would be perfect for friends, teachers and family members who appreciate a little handmade work of art!
  • Saturday, December 7 – Kids can come craft a one of a kind gift – or two – for someone special this holiday!

Fun with Mixed Media | Saturday, November 23rd @ 2pm
Instructor: Cathie Reed
 In this class you will learn lots of new mixed media techniques and discover some new ways to use supplies you may already have in your stash to make 2 mixed media, multi-layered 12×12 layouts. This class is full of tips, techniques and ideas that will have you making your own mixed media scrapbooking pages and projects in no time. Class starts at 2pm, so if you choose to stay for Crop Night you can continue crafting into the evening!
Level: beginner to advanced
Members: $30.00
Non-Members: $60.00

Crop Night | Saturday, November 23rd @ 6pm-Midnight
Want to get some scrappin’ done? Need some new ideas? We’ve been trying out Saturday Crop Nights and people are enjoying it! This night is for you to spend some quality time with your scrapbook! All of the distractions of home are left behind as you spend up to 5 hours scrapbooking with other scrapbookers. You have unlimited use of all of our die-cut machines, punches, scissors and access to countless idea books. (Get your Paperie Crop Card – attend 2 Crops and get your 3rd Crop free!)
Members: $5.00
Non-Members: $10.00

Silhouette Advent Calendar | Tuesday, November 26th @ 6:30pm
Instructor: Mary Ann Hounsell
Have you wanted to try the Silhouette Foil? Adhesive Kraft paper? Double sided Adhesive Paper? Chipboard? Join Mary Ann as you assemble and decorate an Advent Calendar.  This class will also review converting cut files to print and cut files, cutting with different mediums, and the print and cut feature of the Silhouette.
Cost to be determined

Art Journal Club | Thursday, November 28th @ 6:30pm
Instructor: Cathie Reed

Let’s play! Do you art journal? Do you want to? Then come to Art Journal Club and create two art journal spreads with local art journaling enthusiast, Cathie Reed. You will explore new products and techniques to create pages that are playful messes and pages that are personal expressions. This class is open to experienced art journalers who are looking for a creative and supportive community and for beginners who want to learn about art journaling. Leave your expectations at the home and come play.
Cost to be determined

Holiday Hoopla | Saturday, November 30th @ 10am-5pm | 6 Instructors!
Taught by various members of our Creative Team, this class is the perfect chance to create some gorgeous handmade gifts you’ll be proud to give out. You may even want to keep them for yourself! There will be everything from jewelry to felt brooches, ornaments and more! You’ll go home with six finished projects at the end of this productive day, crossing a few people off your Christmas list in the process!
Price: $60.00 – that’s just $10 per handmade gift!

“Pop Off the Page” Tray Class | Sunday, December 1st @ 1-4pm
Instructor: Krista Wells
Join Krista in this class for adults & children who enjoy crafting together! We’ll be creating a beautiful divided shadow box full of memorabilia and scrapbooking goodness that can be given as a gift or simply displayed in your home. There will be stamping, embossing and even a little bit of interaction included in our shadow boxes. Choose a theme and bring along some of your favourite stuff – i.e hockey: a recent medal, pictures, tickets, etc. This would be a great project for mothers and children, aunts and nieces, grandmas & grandkids. Of course, if you’d like to join us without a little friend you are also welcome to come along. Please note that supplies for this class will be similar to the actual product but may not be exactly the same.
Price: $45.00 (work on a tray together)
or $90.00 (you may each work on your own tray)

Perfect Pearls Holiday Cards | Thursday, December 5th @ 6:30pm
Instructor: Sara Case Strickland

Are you looking for a truly special card that will wow the recipient? Something with a little extra shimmer and shine? In this specially designed class, Sara will teach you some awesome techniques and ideas using Perfect Pearls powders to make four Shimmery Holiday cards. Everyone attending will get the brand new Perfect Pearls Celebration kit – that’s 4 new powders, two brushes, and an ink pad! So even if you don’t own any Perfect Pearls yet, you’ll have some to play with after the class! Plus, you’ll get a written handout of the techniques demonstrated so you always have a cheat sheet close by. *this class is suitable for beginner and advanced students.
Members: $35.00
Non-Members: $70.00

Book of Me | Saturday, December 7th (10am-1pm)
Instructor: Rae Lynn O’Keefe
Capturing our family life is important, but if you’re the one documenting everyone else, how will your family or children remember your favourite colour, movie, food, or your daily routine, what makes you happy or sad? Over the next few months, this layout series will help you capture a little bit about yourself, and make you think about and share “your everyday things to the heartfelt things.” We will make two layouts in each class, which will include at least one photo of yourself, or a photo that means something to you, and some handwritten journaling to express how you feel about the layout topic.
Members: $30.00 
Non-Members: $60.00


Cancellations: Must be made at least 72 hours before the class to obtain a Class Credit or refund. In cases where the kits have already been prepared and for last-minute cancellations, a Class Kit and PDF of instructions will be provided. We reserve the right to substitute class materials or offer IOU’s for backordered product. For special workshops and events, a non-refundable registration fee is required and will be noted in the description. Your Basic Tool Kit will be needed for each class and if additional supplies are necessary we will send out an email before the class.

We ask that our customers respect our peanut-free and scent-free policy.

Did you know that Class participants get 10% off your entire purchase during most Paperie Classes? A Paperie Privilege Membership is only $30.00 for the year, so if you’re thinking about taking even one or two classes you will benefit from a Membership!

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