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C-Shore Creations, Inc. dba Your Stamping Cottage

C-Shore Creations Featuring Close To My Heart! As a Supervisor for Close To My Heart, I now offer classes in my home in Hebron in which you can indulge in many of the arts including stamping, scrapbooking and much more. You must register for each class in advance in order for there to be enough supplies. I am also available to have a gathering in your home or you can schedule a Facebook party with me. Give me a call at 859-466-2164. I can't wait to meet you!

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Spring Has Sprung

Join me next Friday at either 12:30 or 6:30 as we make 5 cards, all with a spring theme.  I'm really tired of the dreary weather and decided the best way to beat the winter blues is to welcome spring with open arms!  What better way than cards with flowers and butterflies.  So let's have fun making cards and hanging out!  Call me and sign up today!

Quilling with Christy

I am so excited to have Christy Rolf join our team of amazing teachers!  Christy has been teaching Quilling for a number of years and has graciously agreed to join us at C-Shore Creations, inc.  Next Thursday night is Quilling 1 at 6:30.  You will learn the basics of quilling including tension, shaping, etc.  We will be offering Quilling 2, Quilled Frames, and much, much more in the coming months.  You must have taken Quilling 1 in order to take the other classes.  The only way around this would be if you are a quiller already.  We will be offering Quilling 1 again next month, but don't miss out on the fun.  There are two spaces left for next Thursday, call me and sign up right away.  Below are samples of Quilling 2 and Quilled Frames to give you a sneak peek.

Quilling 2

Quilled Frames


Quilled Frames


Bet Your Brass

So many of you missed out on the brass stencil class back in the fall that we are offering it again.  Come join Susan as she shows you some really cool ways to use those stencils that have been sitting in a drawer forever.  You'll make some beautiful cards, learn some new techniques, and have fun along the way.  What better way to spend your time!  Call and sign up today for this class which is next Wednesday at both 12:30 and 6:30!

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Another Day of Rain! Take a class!

Personally, I love the rain.  It cools the air down and ya'll know how I am about the heat.  But at some point, I need to have my yard mowed.  As if that's not enough, today, in between thunderstorms, the AC guys are here to replace our air conditioner because after only 8 years, it has decided to die.  Builders, not all but at least ours, will put in the most cost effective for them, not the best quality for you.  I grew up in Florida where air conditioners lasted 15 years.  Oh, well, time to stamp!

Today is Baker's Dozen and it is a full class.  However, if you're out in the rain and want to stop by, come on down!  Tomorrow is "This Little Pigment".  Susan will have you make 5 cards using pigment inks in different ways.  I don't know about you, but I seem to leave my pigments on the shelf and I gravitate toward my dye inks.  Hopefully, this will show us ways to bring those pads off the shelf and give them new life!  The cards are pictured below in last weeks post and are gorgeous!!

Next Wednesday, Susan is revisiting your brass templates.  Another item that we buy 'cause we have to have them and then we never use them.  We had this class back in the fall and are revisiting it due to many requests.  Call and sign up so you don't miss out!

Saturday, April 16, 2011

This Little Pigment

I am remiss in not posting this picture earlier, I apologize.  It seems time just gets away from me, and I'm not even stamping!!
Susan has created these beautiful cards for class next Wednesday using Pigment Ink Pads.  The samples have been hanging in the shop for the past month, so I'm sure you've seen them and pictures NEVER do the original justice.  Call and sign up immediately for this awesome class where you will make all five cards, learning cool techniques for those pigment ink pads we all have sitting around, for only $20.00!  You won't want to miss this one!

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Classes, Classes, Classes...


Candy Bar Wrapper Class with Terri
 Tomorrow night is the April layout class with Cathy.  She has created 2 12 x 12 double page layouts; one is Easter themed and the other is beautiful with dark pinks.  This class is almost full, so call and sign up today!

Friday night is the Tear Animal class.  There are still a couple of seats left in this class.  You will make 2 animals, choosing from 4.  The 4 to choose from are the dog, cat, hippo and elephant.  Too stinking cute!!


I will be holding an Easter card class next Tuesday, the 12th.  You will make 5 cards for $15.00.  Some elegant, some cute, something for everyone!

The photo here is of three of the projects you'll make next Wednesday daytime and Thursday evening in Terri's Candy Bar Wrapper class!  You will make 7 projects total, but you know Terri, she'll have something extra for you in this class.  No one has ever taken her class where they didn't have a ball!  There is still a little room in this class so call and sign up today!

If you haven't signed up this month for Bakers Dozen, be sure and call today as classes are filling up fast! 

Saturday, April 2, 2011

And the winners are...

Third Place Winner of One FREE Class taught by Ramona taken before May 31st is...
Janice Lindsay!
Second Place Winner of Three FREE Classes taught by Ramona taken before Oct. 31st is...
Jane Schwarting!!
Grand Prize Winner of Six FREE Classes taught by Ramona taken before March 31st, 2012 is...
Judy Aker!!!
Congratulations to all the winners!

First Anniversary Celebration

Pictures for your pleasure!
Ramona & Beth

Nick & Tiffany with Nick's Mom.












Shopping!





Marsha & Lindsay



Beth hard at work.

Joyce busy doing makentake!

Lots of Food!

Margy, Toni and Connie walked the avenue spreading the news of the party!  Margy the bunny, Toni the fool, and Connie herself.  And what a surprise when the clowns showed up!

Laughter & friends.

Linda brought wonderful brownies!

Ryan played and sang!!  Thanks Ryan!

A wonderful celebration in thanks for a wonderful year! 
Thanks to Teresa for taking the pictures!