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September 16, 2019

Store hours Sept 17 & 18
10am to 4:30
Extended Hours:

Thursday: Sept. 19 10am to 7pm

Friday: Sept. 20 10am to 7pm

Saturday: Sept. 21 10am to 7pm

Sept. 17 to Sept. 21: 26+ year celebration Sale!
You buy $26.00 or more of regular priced items (before tax).
***You save 26%***

All of these products qualify for the promo:
entire assortment: dies ~ stamps ~ stencils
Sizzix ~ Lawn Fawn ~ Tutti ~ Elizabeth Crafts ~ Tim Holtz ~ Ranger
Penny Black ~ Frog’s Whiskers ~ Impression Obsession ~ WoodWare
Heartfelt ~ Art Foamies ~ Memory Box / Poppy Dies ~ punches
My Favorite Things ~ Stampendous ~ Crafters Workshop
Creative Expressions / Sue Wilson ~ Hero Arts
Exquisite rice/collage tissues from Stamperia (reg. to $4.95 ea.)

Thurs. Sept. 19 Between 10 & 6
Basic collage featuring the exquisite Stamperia rice/collage tissues.
PPA Adhesive ~ Stone Paper ~ Lots of samples to view.
A few prepped canvas’s for sale: $10.00 ea.

Fri. Sept. 20 Between 10 & 6
Foils ~ Leaf & Flakes ~ Stamps ~ tape & glue. (no machines needed)
Products will be on display. Short technique demos
Fun and sometimes messy ways to use leafing and foils.

Sat. Sept. 21st 12 ~ 2
Meet & greet with Karen Riley
Alcohol ink / mixed media artist.
Karen has developed 2 workshops.
View her workshop samples.
Preview the kits she provides. 
Register for her workshops.

100’s of clearance items marked down 50%

Side Walk Sale (weather permitting)

Door Prizes

Art Waves West ~ September 25 -29 ~ Olds Ab
We have the class/workshop catalogues at the store.
Elitia Hart’s fabulous workshop samples are here to view.

For more info: www.c2cevents.com

Follow us on Facebook for the newest arrivals and classes

I’m very grateful to you folks who share our post, make comments or add an emoji.

Questions? Carole 403-255-8731


September 11, 2019

What’s up with inventory this week?
Excellent selection of Elizabeth Crafts products including beautiful planners / planner dies 
Joset Designs cute critters dies

Lawn Fawn paper packs and shingle sheets.

The die wall is restocked again.

Restocked the sale bins: all marked 50% off regular price.
Dies ~ stamps ~ embossing folders

Extended Hours:
Thursday: Sept. 19th 9am to 7pm

Friday: Sept. 20th 9am to 7pm

Saturday: Sept. 21th 9am to 7pm

Sept. 17 to Sept. 21: Anniversary celebration!
Promo pricing ~ store specials
Free demos ~ Door Prizes
Clearance items marked down 50%
Side Walk Sale (weather permitting)

Sat. Sept. 21st 12 ~ 2
Meet & greet / demo time with Karen Riley
Alcohol ink / mixed media artist.
Love alcohol inks? Karen sure does!
She has amazing skills manipulating them.
Karen has developed 2 workshops.
Schedule to follow.

Sat. Nov. 2 **Show / Share / Demo
Joset from Elizabeth Craft Designs will be our guest.

Art Waves West ~ September 25 -29 ~ Olds Ab
We have the class/workshop catalogues at the store.
Elitia Hart’s fabulous workshop samples are here to view.

For more info: www.c2cevents.com

Follow us on Facebook for the newest arrivals and classes

I’m very grateful to you folks who share our post, make comments or add an emoji.

Questions? Carole 403-255-8731


August 29, 2019

Mark your calendar! Sept. 17 to Sept. 21
We are going to have a soft celebration
So hard to believe that Sept. 1 2019 I celebrate 26+ years in business.
19 wonderful years on Elbow Dr. and now starting our 8th year on Fairmount Dr.
I still love coming to work ~ seeing all of you ~ hearing about your families.
Your support has made this adventure so worthwhile. Thank you, xo

Mini Classes ~ Make~n~Takes ~ Door Prizes

Side Walk Sale ~ some extended hours

Meet & Greet ~ September 21

Love alcohol inks? Karen sure does!

She has amazing skills manipulating them. Karen is putting together

two different workshops. Her techniques are stunning.

New and Restock
Oh my how I love **Stamperia** papers.
Huge restock: 33+ different collection packs
28+ different images in single sheets
40+ different gorgeous images on Rice paper
(beautiful for *collage/canvas* & mixed media)

**Lawn Fawn** re-stock available including stamps, dies,
6x6 paper pads, 12x12 collections and 12x12 single sheets.

**Hero Arts** arrived today. I will unpack it tomorrow. (Aug 29)

Arriving soon:
Stampendous ~ Elizabeth Craft ~ Graphic45 ~ Kaiser Craft ~ Buttons Galore
Tonic scissors (several sizes) ~ Tonic 12” paper trimmers.

Art Waves West ~ September 25 -29 ~ Olds Ab
We have the class/workshop catalogues at the store.
Elitia Hart’s fabulous workshop samples are here to view.

For more info: www.c2cevents.com

Follow us on Facebook for the newest arrivals and classes

I’m very grateful to you folks who share our post, make comments or add an emoji.

Questions? Carole 403-255-8731


August 11, 2019

Store updates ~ Aug. 13 to Aug. 17

As promised, please note that I am offering a card class Fri afternoon or early Sat am. (before the store opens). Lots of easy parking.

I will give this a try and if it works out I will teach more Sat. am classes.
I hope this will be helpful for you ladies who work all week.

3 cards *Spotlight Technique* ~ Easy Coloring
3 different floral theme stamps ~ punches for spotlighting.
Bring your choice of ~ Tombows ~ Distress inks
Copic markers ~ or pencil crayons
If you are using Tombows or Distress inks please also bring a 3 or 4 round paintbrush.
Bring your kit that includes bone folder, adhesives, foam dots.
Fri. Aug. 16th 11 am or Sat. Aug 17th 9:30 am $15.00

This week’s *promos* ~ ends Sat. Aug. 17
Lavinia Stamps ~ 15% off
(Do you need us to order any Lavinia stamps for you?)

Ribbon ~ 2 yards for the price of 1 yard.
Buy 1 yard get the 2nd yard free (same roll ~ same time ~ same price)

Paper Pastimes will be expanding the selection of ribbons and lace over the next few months so we need to clear some space.

Watch for more Red Tag specials.

We have restocked the $1.00 paper bin!

Art Waves West ~ September 25 -29 ~ Olds Ab
We have the class/workshop catalogues at the store.
Elitia Hart’s fabulous workshop samples are here to view.

For more info: www.c2cevents.com

Follow us on Facebook for the newest arrivals and classes

I’m very grateful to you folks who share our post, make comments or add an emoji.

Questions? Carole 403-255-8731


August 4, 2019

Hi ladies and gents. My trip away was most successful. Several orders will be arriving in the next few weeks.
Lawn Fawn, Elizabeth Crafts, Graphic45, Stampendous ~ Hero Arts

Drop by Sat. Aug. 10 after lunch and browse thru our catalogues.
Thanks so much for visiting Brandii while I was away.

Free Demos Aug. 8 & Aug. 9 ~ 1pm
***Part 1 and Part 2 cover **different** techniques.***
This is one of our most requested *art* topics.
I will cover many techniques. Bring your questions.

Alcohol inks to the max. Part 1
Vellum, glossy, Shimmer sheets, glitter paper etc……..
Bring your camera, pen and notebook.
Thursday Aug 8th 1pm Free

Alcohol inks to the max. Part 2
Stencils and paste work for canvas & frame-able art…..
Bring your camera, pen and notebook.
Friday Aug 9th 1pm Free

Restock & New
Art Institute Glitter Glue: 3 sizes
Penny Black clear stamp sets.
Introductory orders of *new* dies
(our die wall is overflowing again!)

Yes we stock a huge assortment of Tutti Dies!
Stackables ~ squares, ovals, rectangles, circles.
Plus Christmas, fall, Halloween, etc, etc…………
Tutti dies are awesome quality and price points.

Sat. Aug 10 ~ *Under Contruction*
5x7 Flip & Fold mini album.
Simple step by step instructions. Fun little album. Lovely papers.
All cardstock and papers included. You will complete during the class.
You must bring: scoreboard, paper trimmer, ruler/pencil, paper clips,
bone folder, adhesives (wet glue or strong tape).
Ink pad and blending tool to antique your pages if desired.
This class will run approx. 2 hours.
Sat. Aug. 10th 9:00 to 11 FULL $30.00

Art Waves West ~ September 25 -29 ~ Olds Ab
We have the class/workshop catalogues at the store.
Elitia Hart’s fabulous workshop samples are here to view.

For more info: www.c2cevents.com

Follow us on Facebook for the newest arrivals and classes

I’m very grateful to you folks who share our post, make comments or add an emoji.

Questions? Carole 403-255-8731


July 21, 2019

Do you love Tutti dies?
We received an amazing assortment this week.
Stackables ~ squares, ovals, rectangles, circles.
Plus Christmas, fall, Halloween, etc, etc…………
Tutti dies are awesome quality and price points.

I am packing for the show.
I will be in the store on Tues. July 23 & Wed. July 24.
Brandii will run the store July 25, 26 & 27.
Please come by and shop the *SALE* tables.
The store is closed July 30 & July 31.
Re-opens Thurs. Aug. 1

Store updates ~ July 23 to Aug 10
The dates for the card class are now re-scheduled.
The Flip and Fold album has another date too.
As promised, please note that I am offering some classes on Saturdays. Early am before the store opens.
I will give this a try and if it works out I will teach more Sat. am classes.
I hope this will be helpful for you ladies who work weekdays.

2 Easy Tri fold cards. (new dates/times)
2 different folds, each created on a 5 ˝” x 12” cardstock paper.
Both have panels large enough for a pocket or a photo or two.
Bring your kit that includes score board, bone folder, ruler, adhesives.
Fri. Aug. 2nd 10 am or Fri. Aug 2nd 1 pm $15.00
Or Sat. Aug. 3rd 9 am $15.00

Sat. Aug 10 ~ *Under Contruction*
5x7 Flip & Fold mini album.
Simple step by step instructions. Fun little album. Lovely papers.
All cardstock and papers included. You will complete during the class.
You must bring: scoreboard, paper trimmer, ruler/pencil, paper clips,
bone folder, adhesives (wet glue or strong tape).
Ink pad and blending tool to antique your pages if desired.
This class will run 2 to 2.5 hours.
Sat. Aug. 10th 9:00 to 11 - 4 seats $30.00

Summer Sale info: July 23 to July 27!
12 x 12 sale papers: $1.00 each
All red tag prices are from 30% to 50% off the original regular price tags.

Classroom tables are loaded with clearance items.

Please note:
Paper Pastimes will be closed
July 30 and July 31


I will be attending a summer trade show that is including a *craft pavilion* on the show floor. I’m excited to see suppliers.

Art Waves West ~ September 25 -29 ~ Olds Ab
We have the class/workshop catalogues at the store.
Elitia Hart’s fabulous workshop samples are here to view.

For more info: www.c2cevents.com

Follow us on Facebook for the newest arrivals and classes

I’m very grateful to you folks who share our post, make comments or add an emoji.

Questions? Carole 403-255-8731


July 8, 2019

Thurs. July 11 Artsy Fun With Oxide Inks: part 2
Shading Oxide inks directly on Penny Black stamps.
Interesting and easy techniques.
Bring sponge blender tools, tape / adhesives.
Scissors, bone folder.
Call with your cc to register: 403-255-8731
Thurs. July 11th 10 am ~ only 4 seats left or 1 pm is sold out $15.00

Fri. July 12 *Pay-n-Play* $10.00
Paint and wax a pre-pasted 5x7 chipboard. Sunflower theme.
These pieces are lovely in 5x7 frames.
I supply chipboard, paints & waxes. You have your choice of 4 colors.
Wax is applied with your fingers. Bring gloves if that is a problem for you.
Limited chipboard available.
Fri. July 12th 11 am $10.00

Free Demo ~ Fri. July 12 Stencils to the max!
Ladies as you know I love all things messy / pasty / inky.
I am curious and have a huge desire to see the outcome of my
**what if** R&D (research & development) experiments.
On Friday I will have dozens of samples to share with you.
Bring your questions and camera.
Friday July 12th 1pm to 2:30 pm no charge

Thurs. July 18 ~ 2 Easy Tri fold cards.
2 different folds, each created on a 4’x12’ scrapbook paper.
Both have panels large enough for a pocket or a photo or two.
Bring your kit that includes score board, bone folder, ruler, adhesives.
Thurs. July 18th 10 am or 1 pm $15.00

Fri. July 19 ~ *Under Construction*
5x7 Flip & Fold mini album.
Simple step by step instructions. Fun little album. Lovely papers.
All cardstock and papers included. You will complete during the class.
You must bring: scoreboard, paper trimmer, ruler/pencil, paper clips,
bone folder, adhesives (wet glue or strong tape).
Ink pad and blending tool to antique your pages if desired.
This class will run about 3 to 3.5 hours. Bring a snack.
Fri. July 19th 9:30 to 1 (approx.) $30.00

Christmas is a coming………
Dies, stamps and papers are arriving.

These promos continue…….
Distress Oxide Ink Pads: Reg: $8.95 each
Promo: $7.65 each
PeelOffs: $3.50 ea. or 4 for $10.00

Please note:
Paper Pastimes will be closed
July 30 and July 31
I will be attending a summer trade show that is including a
*craft pavilion* on the show floor. I’m excited to see suppliers.

Art Waves West ~ September 25 -29 ~ Olds Ab
For more info: www.c2cevents.com

Follow us on Facebook for the newest arrivals.

Questions? Carole 403-255-8731


July 1, 2019

Please note:
Paper Pastimes will be closed
Tuesday July 30 and Wednesday July 31


Thurs. July 4_ Artsy Fun With Oxide Inks: part 1
Oxide Ink pads applied directly on glossy cardstock.
Then add some water techniques, sponging thru your mask, polishing the ink, decorate with stamps & dies.
You will create at least 3 cards.
Bring sponge blender tools if you have some.
Tape / adhesives, scissors, bone folder.
Call with your cc to register: 403-255-8731
Thurs. July 4th 10am or 1pm 3 seats left $15.00

Thurs. July 11 Artsy Fun With Oxide Inks: part 2
Shading Oxide inks directly on Penny Black stamps.
Quick and easy but very pretty cards.
Bring sponge blender tools, tape / adhesives.
Scissors, bone folder.
Call with your cc to register: 403-255-8731
Thurs. July 11th 10 am or 1 pm $15.00

Fri. July 12 *Pay-n-Play* $10.00
Paint and wax a pre-pasted 5x7 chipboard. Sunflower theme.
These pieces are lovely in 5x7 frames.
I supply chipboard, paints & waxes. You have your choice of 4 colors.
Wax is applied with your fingers. Bring gloves if that is a problem for you.
Limited chipboard available.
Fri. July 12th 9:30 or 10:15 or 11 am $10.00

Fri. July 12 Stencils to the max: FREE DEMO
Ladies as you know I love all things messy / pasty / inky.
I am curious and have a huge desire to see the outcome of my
**what if** R&D (research & development) experiments.
On Friday I will have dozens of samples to share with you.
Bring your questions and camera.
Friday July 12th 1pm to 4pm no charge

Christmas is a coming………
Dies, stamps and papers are arriving.
Our *die* wall has lots of Christmas theme dies this week.

Promos continue July 2 to July 13 2019
Distress Oxide Ink Pads: Reg: $8.95 each Promo: $7.65 each
PeelOffs: $3.50 ea. or 4 for $10.00

Art Waves West ~ September 25 -29 ~ Olds Ab
For more info: www.c2cevents.com

Follow us on Facebook for the newest arrivals.

Questions? Carole 403-255-8731


June 23, 2019

Promos June 25 to June 29 2019
Large selection of 12x12 scrapbooking paper:
Reg. $1.50 ea. 5 for $5.00 (you ladies love this promo!)
Distress Oxide Ink Pads: Reg: $8.95 each
Promo: $7.65 each
PeelOffs: $3.50 ea. or 4 for $10.00

Red Tag Clearance ~ ongoing
We are clearing inventory that we will no longer restock.
The red tag prices are approximately 30% off original.
We will be *red tagging* additional items this week.
Shop early and check often for best selection.

Thurs. June 27_ Techniques with *new dies*
( Carole is sharing some fun / pretty ways to use *cut and flip* dies)
These dies confused me a little so I did some R&D with them.
It is amazing what I discovered by experimenting.
Of course they are lovely with *Stamperia* lilac paper. 2 cards.
Please bring: bone folder ~ fine tip tweezers ~ scissors
adhesives ~ fine tip glue applicator ~ foam dots.
Call with your cc to register: 403-255-8731
Thurs. June 27th 10am or 1pm $15.00

Tuesday June 25 ~ 3 Origami Fold cards with Lori
Same fold but 3 different themes. Mermaids ~ ocean ~ flowers. Lovely papers & dies.
You must bring ~ paper trimmer ~ score board ~ bone folder ~ fine tip tweezers.
Also fine tip glue applicator & tape. Call with your cc: 403-255-8731
Ink pad and sponge if you wish to sponge your paper edges.
Tues. June 25th 10 am SOLD OUT or 1pm SOLD OUT $20.00

Art Waves West ~ September 25 -29 ~ Olds Ab
For more info: www.c2cevents.com

Follow us on Facebook for the newest arrivals.

Questions? Carole 403-255-8731


June 17,2019

Friday June 21_ 3 Cards with *Stamperia* paper
( Carole is teaching this very popular class for a 3rd time)
You start with a full 12x12 sheet. Specialty cutting to preserve patterns.
Masculine or feminine. Add balloons and birds. (stamp some verses)
You will complete 3 cards and have 3 more card fronts to take home.
You must bring a 12 inch paper trimmer, bone folder, adhesives, foam dots.
Call to register please: 403-255-8731
Fri. June 21st 10am $15.00

Tuesday June 25 ~ 3 Origami Fold cards with Lori
Same fold but 3 different themes. Mermaids ~ ocean ~ flowers. Lovely papers & dies.
You must bring ~ paper trimmer ~ score board ~ bone folder ~ fine tip tweezers.
Also fine tip glue applicator & tape. Call with your cc: 403-255-8731
Ink pad and sponge if you wish to sponge your paper edges.
Tues. June 25th 10 am or 1pm $20.00

Sonia’s delightful flip-it book class. Just a reminder for those of you registered,
We supply gorgeous Stamperia papers, cardstock and cutting guide.
You must bring a 12 inch paper trimmer and a score board.
Bone folder, pencil, ruler, scissors, tape or your favorite liquid adhesives.
Sat. June 22 10:30 to 1:30 sold out $39.95

Art Waves West ~ September 25 -29 ~ Olds Ab
For more info: www.c2cevents.com

Follow us on Facebook for the newest arrivals.

Questions? Carole 403-255-8731


June 12, 2019

***Stock Reduction Sale Starts Now!***
Wed. June 12 to Sat. June 15
20% off: all Tutti Dies
20% off: all Tim Holtz stencils
20% off: all Sue Wilson Creative Expressions dies
20% off: Frogs Whiskers rubber stamps (amazing verses too)
20% off: All Art Foamie stamps
30% off: all punches

Paper Sale continues! 
The selection was restocked today!
All 12x12 reg. $1.50
SALE: 5 for $5.00

All 12x12 regular to $2.50 ea.
SALE: 3 for $5.00
(Stamperia, Graphic45, Prima, BoBunny)

Ranger Pearl Alcohol Inks: regular 3 for $22.50
Sale 3 for $16.95 You save $5.75
Ranger Distress Oxide Sprays: regular 3 for $26.85
Sale 3 for $19.95 You save $6.95

All remaining Lake City Quilling supplies: now 30% off

Fri. June 14_ Cards with Carole
Choice of verses.
1. A window card with an exquisite dragonfly printed on acetate.
Hi-lighted with Wink of Stella.
2. A floral motif stamp colored with Tombows, stamped and then run thru an embossing folder.
3. Memory Box circle die on a square black Japanese Linen card.
Quite dramatic ~ nice for the guys.
Bring your bone folder, scissors, adhesives, foam dots.
Call with your cc to register please: 403-255-8731
10am 1 seat left or 1pm 1 seat left $15.00

Sonia’s delightful flip-it book class. Just a Reminder.
If you are registered for June 22 this is your supply list to bring to class.
We supply gorgeous Stamperia papers, cardstock and cutting guide.
You must bring a 12 inch paper trimmer and a score board.
Bone folder, pencil, ruler, scissors, tape or your favorite liquid adhesives.
Sat. June 22nd 10:30 to 1:30 sold out $39.95

Paper Pastimes has the workshop catalogue for
Art Waves West ~ September 25 -29 ~ Olds Ab
We also have Elitia’s beautiful samples here to show you.
Please ask to view them.
For more info: www.c2cevents.com

Follow us on Facebook for the newest arrivals.

Questions? Carole 403-255-8731


June 7, 2019

***New***
PicketFence Life changing Blender Brushes.
All available combo packs are in stock.

Restock this week!
Sizzix BigShot cutting pads.
Un-Du tape remover.
Diecut’n Bond 25mx12m rolls.
Impression Obsession dies & stamps.
Mounting squares: packs of 500.

Paper Sale on Now! 
Christmas papers too.
(We are so overstocked on scrapbook paper!)
12x12 reg. $1.50
SALE: 5 for $5.00

12x12 regular to $2.50 ea.
SALE: 3 for $5.00
(Stamperia, Graphic45, Prima, BoBunny)

Ranger Pearl Alcohol Inks: regular 3 for $22.50
Sale 3 for $16.95 You save $5.75

Ranger Distress Oxide Sprays: regular 3 for $26.85
Sale 3 for $19.95 You save $6.95

All remaining Lake City Quilling supplies:
now 30% off

Fri. June 14_ Cards with Carole
Choice of verses.
1. A window card with an exquisite dragonfly printed on acetate.
Hi-lighted with Wink of Stella.
2. A floral motif stamp colored with Tombows, stamped and then run thru an embossing folder.
3. Memory Box circle die on a square black Japanese Linen card.
Quite dramatic ~ nice for the guys.

Bring your bone folder, scissors, adhesives, foam dots.
Call with your cc to register please: 403-255-8731
10am or 1pm $15.00

Sonia’s delightful flip-it book class. Just a Reminder.
If you are registered for June 22 this is your supply list to bring to class.
We supply gorgeous Stamperia papers, cardstock and cutting guide.
You must bring a 12 inch paper trimmer and a score board.
Bone folder, pencil, ruler, scissors, tape or your favorite liquid adhesives.
Sat. June 22 10:30 to 1:30 sold out $39.95

Paper Pastimes has the workshop catalogue for Art Waves West ~ September 25 -29 ~ Olds Ab
For more info: www.c2cevents.com

Follow us on Facebook for the newest arrivals.

Questions? Carole 403-255-8731