Thursday, January 29, 2009

Hero Arts "Share Laughter" Card Class February 28th

We're all so "over" the winter and in that spirit, come join us on Saturday, February 28th, at 2:00 pm to make 4 greeting cards in the Hero Arts' style. One stamp - 4 cards! See how you can create different cards with just one clear set of stamps.

Cost for class is $30. You will be given your own Hero Arts "Share Laughter" clear stamp to take home, along with the 4 cards you'll make in the class.

All you need to bring to class is: Your acrylic block, your dry adhesive, sharp scissors, and a ruler never hurts. Actual samples are on display in the store or click on image for a larger view of the cards.

Sunday, January 25, 2009


Little Yellow Bicycle's Love Letters collection is in stock just in time for those Valentine Cards or Valentine scrapbook pages.

A lavish collection of saturated pinks, reds, greys (the new go-to neutral for 2009)

Thursday, January 22, 2009

January 31st Polymer Clay Covered Tin Class

On Saturday, January 31 at 11:00 am we will be teaching a polymer clay class focusing on bringing together all the basic techniques to cover an Altoids Tin! What a great way to keep your mints, candies or little somethings in your purse or on your nightstand! (It makes a great gift, too!)

Even if you are new to clay (if you've only dabbled a little) or you want to use your skills to create a finished project - then join us for this fun 2 hour class where you will cover, transfer, border, color and stamp on clay!

All you need to bring to class is a pasta machine, work surface, clay tools, scrap clay and 1 fresh block each of white & black clay. All cane slices, transfer images, liquid clay, crystals, border molds, pigment powders and embellishment items will be provided in class.

Class fee is $45 and will be limited to only 6 participants. Call 847-755-0861 to register.

  • Clay blocks from Fimo and Kato are available for purchase in the store, and if you don't own a pasta machine - there is a classroom machine available to share.
  • A suitable clay work surface is any non-porus item such as a ceramic tile or plastic cutting mat and a clay blade or craft knife is also handy to bring with you to trim your clay.

March 15th Dreamweaver Stencil Card Class

Elaine Benedict is back with a brand new class using Dreamweaver stencils and pastes. AND - they are releasing a new CRACKLE paste, which she will be using for one of the cards in the class.

Join us on Sunday, March 15th, at 2 pm for the lst Dreamweaver class of 2009. A maximum of only 10 participants. $30
Call 847-755-0861 to register. Samples are not available yet. As soon as Elaine sends them to us, we'll have them on display in the store and on our blog.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

PREORDER Tim Holtz New Unmounted Cling Stamps

Tim Holtz is releasing 12 new unmounted rubber cling sets to begin shipping Feb 2009.
More than Memories is offering a discount for customers who preorder any of these new sets.
Contact us to place your preorder either by PHONE (847-755-0861) or EMAIL (be sure to include your daytime phone number in the email) by Feb. 1st, and you will save 20% off the retail price as is listed on our website. Click here to be directed to the new stamp images.

Friday, January 16, 2009

RANGER INK - Available FEB 2009 Adirondack Pigment Ink Pads

Six new Adirondack Pigment Inks round out the Earthtones color palette. These multi-purpose, multiple surface ink pads are now going to be available in a total of 12 Earthtones, 6 Lights, 6 Brights, plus Pitch Black and Snow Cap. Shipping February 2009.

RANGER INK - Available MAR 2009 Inkssentials Memory Capsules

Ranger announces new Inkssentials Memory Capsules - an exciting extension to the popular Inkssentials Memory Glass, Frames and Foil product line. Use Memory Capsules to hold small 3-D mementos, glitter, charms, beads, and more inside the Memory Frames. Package contains 12 Memory Capsules in 4 shapes: circle, oval, and two decorative-edged squares. Shipping March 2009.

RANGER INK - Available MAR 2009 Adirondack Alcohol Ink Fillable Pen

Create custom Alcohol Ink markers with the Tim Holtz Adirondack Alcohol Ink Fillable Pen and your favorite Adirondack alcohol Inks. This dual-tipped dry pen can be filled by using just a few drops of your favorite color Alcohol Ink. Has a flexible brush tip and a fine point tip. Has a convenient white band for labeling the ink color. Air-tight caps keep the Alcohol Inks from evaporating. Shipping March 2009.

RANGER INK - Available MAR 2009 Lights & Brights Palette Alcohol Inks

24 new Alcohol Ink colors from the Adirondack color pallette. 12 lights and 12 bright to coordinate with the existing popular Earthtone pallette you have all come to love. Shipping in March 2009.

RANGER INK - Available FEB 2009 Watermark Resist Stamp Pad

Ranger is introducing a new multi-purpose stamp pad....Inkssentials Watermark Resist Ink. This versatile ink can be used to create the look of a watermark on colored papers, a bright resist for water-based dye inks on gloss paper, and a great embossing ink. Will ship sometime in February.

Thursday, January 8, 2009

CHA Sneek Peek Ranger Ink

We "think" that the Adirondack® Color Pallette is being rounded out in the Alcohol Ink line! If true, how exciting is this that there may be NEW Lights and Brights added to the existing colors. As soon as we know more; and when Ranger will begin shipping any new releases debuting at CHA, we will make the announcement here on our blog.

Friday, January 2, 2009

Our After Christmas Blow-out Sale is going strong! Some items are pretty picked over; but we still have lots of printed 12x12 papers at 70% off - Jolee's at 75% off - Sticko at 90% off -- Brads and Eyelets at 50% off --and lots more other "goodies" for you.

Stop in and see what bargains we have in store for you!

We're back to regular hours:
Mon-Sat: 10am - 7pm
Sun: 12pm - 5pm