Wednesday, October 29, 2008

CSI: Have you registered yet?

CSI is coming to Memories & Beyond in a very special way November 15th.
Have you registered yet?
It's a month away!
Register today and become a Deputy Crafter!
Select Memories & Beyond in the drop down box and help solve the conspiracy! By doing this, you will assist in making Memories & Beyond the top precinct in the area.

There are benefits to registering. You will receive updated e-mails from EK Success about the different make-n-takes that will be going on November 15th. There are daily give-a-ways from EK Success you won't want to miss out on. Also, Memories & Beyond will make sure there are enough make-n-takes for everyone registered. The conspiracy is to create together, so plan on joining us Saturday, November 15th.
Memories & Beyond is so special, EK Success is sending their very own crafting gooroo Shane Hershey to demostrate the make-n-takes with you on Saturday, November 15th.

Shane Hershey, SDU Education Manager
Shane is the SDU Education Manager for EK Success. He holds a BA in Counseling from Ohio Christian University and began working in the Craft and Hobby Industry in 2002 as the Director of Retail Operations for a local scrapbook store and internet commerce site. Shane has been scrapbooking since the early 1990's and has enjoyed industry responsibilities that include: independent retail public relations, marketing, buying and a successful implementation of the SDU curriculum in a retail environment. Shane has had many journalistic experiences and has a true passion for capturing memories through writing. He has written for such publications as Scrapbook Retailer Magazine and takes each step in his career as an opportunity to promote the growth of memory preservation.
*all activities while supplies last.
PLEASE forward this message to other friends in the community to tell them about the event at our store!

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Why Slice? from Making Memories

Memories & Beyond will be receive their Slice shipment next week!
We are the only VIP Independent scrapbook store in the Chicagoland area demoing the new Slice machine. So stop by today and check it out. We are currently taking prepaid orders. The first 10 prepaid order will receive a free gift from Making Memories. Also, Making Memories is offering a special rebate with every purchase of a Slice machine. You will receive a FREE exclusive design card, $39.99 value, directly from Making Memories.

Why Slice?

Because it's on-the-go just like you. The Slice weighing less than two pounds, this 5" square wonder goes everywhere you go. It fit in the palm of your hand and runs independently on rechargeable battery or you can plug it in. This will allow you to cut anywhere on any size media. You can cut textured cardstock, vellum, vinyl, acetate, and photos.

The Slice has a user friendly interface allowing you to scroll through hundreds of designs with a simple push of a button. A large 2" graphic window lets you preview shapes before you start cutting. Because you can easily do it all at the touch of a button. Just insert a design card, select a shape from the friendly graphic interface and watch it work its magic.

Because the designs you desire come from one place. Enjoy Making Memories' top-notch designs including the popular styles of the Animal Crackers and Noteworthy programs. Cut your favorite designs in one to four inch increments to compliment projects both large and small.

Check out Making Memories website devoted just for SLICE!

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Halloween Bag and Mini Book

Halloween Bag and Mini Book
Saturday, October 18, 1-4pm
Class Fee: $22
Get ready for all those sweet Halloween pictures with a truly unique mini scrapbook. This book has an accordion spine and enough pages to fit photos of all your favorite little ghosts and goblins. You will also make a too-cute trick-or-treat bag to keep your scrapbook in!
Materials needed: paper trimmer, scissors, adhesive, bone folder, ruler and pencil.
Class fee: $22; pre-payment is required.
Call and reserve your spot today. 630-271-0610.
A 48 hour cancelation notice is needed to receive a refund.
Otherwise a class kit will be held for you.

See you Saturday, October 18, 1-4pm!

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Scrapbooking 101 Class

Scrapbooking 101
Thursday, October 23, 6-9pm
Class Fee: $20

You’ve asked for it, and it’s finally here: Scrapbooking 101!

This class is perfect for those people who have wanted to start scrapbooking, but don’t know where to begin. If you have a friend that has wanted to get started, but is intimidated, this class if for her! You will learn all the basics of scrapbooking: tools, adhesives, papers, embellishments, design and product selection. After learning the basics you will create a two page layout to get you started in this wonderful craft.

Materials needed: four to six photos of the same theme or event.

Class fee: $20; pre-payment is required.
Call and reserve your spot today. 630-271-0610.
A 48 hour cancelation notice is neede to receive a refund.
Otherwise a class kit will be held for you.

See you Thursday, October 23, 6-9pm.

New from Paper Adventure

You'll find the new Jeepers Creepers colection a real treat, with double-sire painted cardstock, metallic and glitter accent papers, acetate, 3-D stickers, embellishments, ribbons and more.

Thursday, October 9, 2008

All About Me! Make-Up Day

All About Me! Make-Up Day
Sunday, November 9, noon-5pm
Class Fee: $15 per layout

Have you wanted to join us for our monthly “All About Me!” class but were concerned because you didn’t start at the beginning of class?

Do you want to go back and make the layouts from the months that you’ve missed?

Sign up for our All About Me! Make-Up Day and work on the layouts from the first four months.

The topics are as follows:
Month 1 - Title page, personal information, and why you love where you live
Month 2 - A schedule for your typical day and the prices of goods and services today
Month 3 - If I knew then what I know now (a letter to yourself and a child)
Month 4 - Homes you have lived in throughout your life

We will be at the store all day working on the layouts, so come anytime from noon to 5pm.
Be sure to sign up by November 5 so that we can prepare all the materials.

Class fee: $15 per layout; pre-payment in required.
Call and reserve your spot today. 630-271-0610.

No refunds will be given after November 5th.
A class kit will be held for you.
Please let us know what month(s) kits you will be making.
(Some materials may be substituted, as product changes so quickly.)
See you Sunday, November 9, noon-5pm. Leeanne

Fall Denim Album

Fall Denim Album
Saturday, October 25, 2-4pm
Class Fee: $20

Did you ever think about using an old pair of jeans to make an album? Well we have! The covers for this adorable 6x6 album are made from the bottom of jeans and are stitched up on the edges. The pages inside come with all sorts of flaps, fold-outs and surprises. This would be a perfect gift album for Thanksgiving or any fall get-together!

Materials needed: paper trimmer, scissors, adhesive, ruler, bone folder and pencil.

Class fee: $20; pre-payment is required.
Call and reserve your spot today. 630-271-0610.
A 48 hour cancelation notice is needed to receive a refund.
Otherwise a class kit will be held for you.

See you Saturday, October 25, 2-4pm.

All About Me Scrapbook Class #5

All About Me Scrapbook Class!
Wednesday, October 22, 6-8pm
Class Fee: $15
Join us for our fifth month of All About Me!
Each month we will create a 12x12 layout focusing on different aspects of you, your personality, your life and the people you love. This month’s layout will be about all the people you love. You will create a layout devoted to all those in your life that make you truly happy - mother, father, sister, brother, children, grandchildren, grandparents, best friends, and don’t forget the pets! You will need to be prepared with pictures. Bring one picture of each person or pet that you plan to include in your layout. Size doesn’t matter really, but the more people you want to include, the smaller the pictures will need to be.
They can be anywhere in size from 2x2 to 4x6”. We will use a carving template from Creating Keepsakes. If you would like to get the template in advance to fit your pictures into, go to , click on “Magazines”, click on “Creating Keepsakes Magazine”, go to “Browse other issues”, drop down to October, scroll down to the carving templates. We will use the heart shaped template.
Materials needed: paper trimmer, scissors, adhesive, ruler and pencil.

.Class fee: $15; pre-payment is required.
Call and reserve your spot today. 630-271-0610.
A 48 hour cancelation notice is needed to receive a refund.
Otherwise a class kit will be held for you.

See you Wednesday, October 22, 6:00-8:00pm.