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February 2011

Sign up today for Marion Smith's Classes

The amazing Marion Smith will be at The Island teaching THREE classes, March 4th and 5th.  Check out these gorgeous projects which include her new line of Prima Vintage Trinkets and call today to sign up!
Fri., March 4, 6:00-9:00 pm: "Thank Heaven" Mini Book; $45

Thank Heaven Mini Book 

You can thank heaven for all the wonderful things in your life and document them in this cute little mini book. This mini book is filled with Vintage papers, Vintage Trinkets, Lace and Flowers. You'll love the burlap elements and beautiful Madeline of papers from Prima!

Supplies to bring to class: White Acrylic Paint, 1" Flat paint brush, Brown distress ink, Scrap Dots or thick glue medium, Medium gold jump rings, hot glue gun, heat tool (optional), and your basic tool kit.

**Bonus** As a special treat you can stay after the Friday night class and enjoy cropping until Midnight at no extra charge!

Sat., March 5, 10:00 am-1:00 pm: "Things I Love" Mini Book $40

Things I love Mini Book 

It's time to document all the things you love in this cute mini book! This class is full of fun, easy techniques you're sure to use again and again. We'll be using vintage book pages and paints to create a unique piece of art, and the book is filled with fun little pockets and tucks where you can store photos and notes.

Supplies to bring to class:  Multi Medium or Matt Mode Podge, 1" flat paint brush, Thick Glue (Hot Glue Gun), Brown distress ink, your favorite border punches

Sat., March 5, 2:30 - 5:30 pm: "Girl Talk" Mini Book; $40

Girl Talk Mini 

What girl isn't going to love this darling vintage phone? Every page in this book is a pocket that includes a tag making plenty of room for journaling and photos! You'll love the crochet elements, painting, and distressing techniques, all while using a bunch of metal findings and Prima papers and flowers.

Supplies to bring to class: Paint Brush 1" flat, Liner brush, Black Acrylic Paint White Acrylic Paint, Brown Distress Ink, Scrap Dots or thick glue , permanent ink in Dark Brown or Black

You can check out Marion's website at:

Call to sign up soon as these classes are sure to fill up!

What are you doing on Super Bowl Sunday?

Not planning to watch football this weekend?  Why not come and spend the day taking a fabulous class at the Island?   This Sunday we are featuring two of our favorite designers (and co-workers).   

Karen France will be teaching a "Vintage Love Banner" Class from 11:30 - 4:30, Cost $45.00 and Paulina Luckiewicz is debuting with a "Je T'Adore Cards" Class from 12:30-3:30, Cost $25.00.   Both of these ladies are seriously talented and will be sharing fabulous techniques that you can use on other projects.

Scroll down the pink sidebar on the left for photos of both of these classes and call the store to sign up!