Tuesday, February 2, 2016

02/16 Lasting Hearts Card Drive/Fundraiser

Lasting Hearts Card Drive & Fundraiser
at Memories of Time on Tuesday, February 16th

Don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity to help others in need. Michelle has graciously offered to set aside Tuesday, February 16th as a Special Open House day for the community to participate in this fabulous Card Drive and Fundraiser. The shop will be open on this special day from noon to 7 pm. You heard right – Michelle is leaving the store open for a few extra hours to let those that work during the day participate as well.

Let me tell you a bit more about the event:
Kimberly Saldana, Hero Arts Sales Director, has created a charity for mothers who have lost a child to miscarriage. Many have experienced the pain of this tragic loss. The grieving is unbearable for many and any resource to help families through the grieving process is a welcomed gift. Kimberly had a friend who gave her a book, You are the Mother of all Mothers by Angela Miller after the loss of her own child to miscarriage. She says, “After reading only a few pages, I finally let myself accept for the first time that what happened to us was not my fault and that I did have the strength to continue to be a better mom and wife. The book’s encouraging message was conveyed in a way that was thoughtful, uplifting, compassionate and relatable.”

In an effort to help other mothers who have gone through this experience, Kimberly is working to purchase, then distribute this wonderful book to medical offices where it is most needed. The author, Angela Miller, has agreed to sell her books at a big discount. So now Kimberly’s is calling upon the crafting world to help meet a goal of putting a handmade card into each book. I am hopeful that you, as a cardmaker, will pull together with me and the staff at MOT and help make this happen!

There are TWO ways you can help. You can do one or both – whatever you are comfortable with.

The goal is to put a handmade card inside each book given to these grieving parents. Here’s what to do:
1. Visit MOT on Tuesday, February 16th to make cards. Michelle will provide card basis
and envelopes. Or you can make cards at home.
2. Cards should be stamped or created with a sentiment such as: “thinking of you” –
“in my prayers” – “in my thoughts” - “sending hugs” – “sorry for your loss” or simply
“In Sympathy” MOT will have message stamps that you can use, or you can bring
in ones of your own that are appropriate to the occasion. Then you can either leave the inside blank, enclose a simple hand-written message – keep it simple and kind. You could even just sign your first name and state your hometown. An Example
might be: “Sending lots of prayers from Michelle in Oregon.” Or we will have
sentiments printed out that you can attach to your card.

Don’t worry we will even have card samples you can copy if you like!
On the day of the event – bring in your basic card making supplies: glue, scissors, ink, stamping blocks, foam squares, etc. and create cards for this special event. I will even have some cookies for you to munch on.

3. Place your card in an unsealed envelope and send. MOT will mail all the cards made
at the Open House or you can send the card in yourself to:
Lasting Hearts Card Drive
2892 N Bellflower Blvd Ste 216, Long Beach, CA 90815
** If you include a post-it note on the envelope with your name and email address you can have your name placed in a drawing from Hero Arts! They are contributing a prize of $100 worth of products to one lucky person, if your card reaches Lasting Hearts by February 29!

If you are interested in donating money, each book costs $ 12, but any amount helps and 100% of your donation goes toward buying books. You can donate online at: https://www.giveforward.com/fundraiser/1vsb/lasting-hearts or if you would like to include a donation via mail with your card, you are welcome to do so, but it is not required.

Creating cards is something we can do easily and is a great way to share kindness with others.
So please join with me and Memories Of Time to participate in this Special Lasting Hearts Card Drive & Fundraiser Event on Tuesday, February 16th – noon to 7 pm.

Thank you,
Michelle, Cami, Linda Milller, and Memories of Time.

Monday, February 1, 2016

MISTI and MINI MISTI Pre-Orders!!

Have you heard about the hottest stamp positioner on the market? If you've been in the store, you've heard Tammie talking about it... she doesn't leave home without it! They are FINALLY available to retailers!! They won the Hottest New Product Award at CHA!! We are so excited about getting them in the shop. Get your MISTI (Most Incredible Stamp Tool Invented) at Memories of time!!

You can PRE-ORDER and make sure you get one!!  They are shipping March 1st... and if you pre-order, we will save you one as soon as they land in the store!!

We have the original MISTI... pre-order here for $60.00

And, the NEW Mini MISTI... perfect for your travel bag and A2 size cards!! Get yours now for $40.00 if you pre-order... once we get them in the store retail is $45.00.  

Cami will call you when yours arrives!!!

Saturday, January 30, 2016

02/13 Tammie's Up, Up & Away Copic Card Class

Tam's is joining us Saturday, February 13th! This class starts at 11:00 am.  Grab your markers and come learn from the expert!

Cost is $15.00... sign up by clicking on the BUY NOW button below, or swing by Memories of Time.


Please bring the following with you to class:

ELEPHANT:  C6, C4, C2, C0, R000  BALLON: R56, R46, R43

Memento Summer Sky; scissors; sponge or Ranger Mini Blending Tool; Clear Wink of Stella pen; Sakura Clear Glaze pen; Zig 2-Way Glue pen; foam squares; adhesive

Friday, January 29, 2016

02/13 Tammie's Happy Mail Copic Card Class

No one colors like our Tammie... grab your markers and join her all day Saturday if you want! This is her second class of the day on Saturday, February 13th.  This class starts at 1:30 pm and costs $15.00. Grab your markers and have a coloring day with Tammie!


Please bring the following to class:

Copic Markers:
BEAR, GROUND:  E57, E55, E53  NOSE:  C6, C4, C2, C0  HEART:  R24, R22, E21 ENVELOPE:  BV20, BG70

Sakura Clear Glaze pen; foam squares; adhesive

02/20 Crop Day Sign Up!

We've had some requests about Crops...... what is a crop?  It's basically a day where you come and scrapbook, stamp, create whatever you want! Grab a friend, spread out on the table, use the AccuCut dies and create! Get those holiday photos scrapped, make and album or make cards... truly whatever you want! We are reserving this day for you.... you get the entire classroom!!

Cost is just $5.00 (which includes pizza)... we have a refrigerator to use, bring whatever you'd like to drink.

This is a great way to spend the day with friends... make some new ones, get inspired... or finish up that project you've had laying around.

We hope you can come and play!!

Sign up by clicking on the BUY NOW button below, or swing by the store.

Save me a spot!

Thursday, January 28, 2016

02/24 Linda's "Out of The Box" Class

Have you purchased a Silhouette Cameo or Portrait machine and not used it? Is it still in the box? Well it’s time to “Get It Out of the Box”. Linda Miller is offering a class to help you get started. You will unpack your machine, learn where all the cords go, get the Studio software loaded and get your machine registered at Silhouette America. You will be able to turn it on and make sure it works, you’ll get everything upgraded, become familiar with the Studio software, learn how to load the cutting mat & blade assembly, download some free files, learn how to organize your images, and make your 1st cut!

You do have to bring the following to class:

If your machine is still in the box, bring in the whole thing. If not, make sure you have the machine, the Silhouette software disk, a skinny black cord with a chunky black rectangle and a power cord attached to the other end, a gray USB cable, a cutting mat, your blade assembly, your Getting Started booklet, and the download gift card from Silhouette. As well as a laptop computer with power cord, an extension cord, a few sheets of 8½ x 11” card stock, and a scraper or lifting tool.

You do need to be comfortable about how your laptop computer works – you’ll need to be able to: access files, know how to copy, cut, paste, & highlight an object; and be able to find available Internet servers & printers. If you are unsure of these skills or have any other questions – contact MOT and we’ll find a solution or an answer for you before class starts.

“Get It Out of the Box”
Wednesday, February 24th, noon to 4 pm
$ 15.00.  Sign up by clicking on the BUY NOW Button below... or swing by Memories of Time.

Sign up now the Class is limited to 5 students.

If there is an interest – more classes will be offered in the future to learn how to use the many features of your Silhouette.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

02/27 Gwen's Color Burst Flower Card Class

Gwen will be here on Saturday, February 27th with her Color Bursts! Not only do you get to play with this fun medium, you will also make a pop out card! The pink card opens up to a vase with flowers! It's so cool! You will make both of these wonderful cards for just $20.00.

Supply list coming!

Sign up now by clicking on the BUY NOW button below, or swing by  Memories of Time.  Class starts at 11:00 am.  

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

01/23, 02/06 Kathy's Mini You & Me Album Class

I know her last class filled too fast, so we begged her for another! This one is just too cute!  Kathy McNally is here again with her amazing fold out mini album! This class includes the completed mini album (4 1/4 X 3) , plus a paper collection kit from Simple Stories (You & Me), plus the package of notecards and envelopes needed to create the album. It's a great deal at $30.00.  

***CLASS IS FULL FOR THE 23RD*** Class is on Saturday, January 23rd at 11:00 am. 

CLASS IS FULL!!  Saturday, February 6th, 11:00 am.  Sign up by clicking on the BUY NOW button below.  Must sign up by January 29th. 

Supplies you must bring to class:
  • Scissors (Cutterbee, or similar)
  • Full roll of 1/4" Scor-tape
  • Wet or Dry Adhesive (Art Institute, ATG, Zip Dry etc)
  • Foam Squares
  • Bone folder
  • 12" Scor-pal, or  other scoreboard
  • Paper trimmer
Please Bring if you own:

  • Corner rounder or decorative corner punch
  • 3/4 " or 1" circle punch
  • Tim Holtz mini stapler
  • Sponge applicator/tool
  • Distress Ink for edges of paper (Kathy used Walnut Stain)