Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Keepsakes is having a

Holiday Celebration

and you're

Join us!!

Saturday, December 5th
10:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Wingate Inn, Bozeman.

Come shop for the latest products, create a beautiful project to keep or give as a perfect holiday gift, and shop our great selection of pre-made crafts and goodies.

A fun and special day just for you!

Project Information: We will have 8+ projects available with no set time for any of them. Simply select the project or projects you would like to do, select & purchase the necessary products & directions, sit down with the project instructor and complete a beautiful gift or treasure just for you!

ONE CATCH--project supplies are limited and are available on a first come first serve basis. When they're gone, they're gone!!

If you see a project below you must have, please email us right away with your request. We will do our best to make sure you get the supplies.
Our email is

Shown below are the project examples. Your finished project may differ slightly depending on changes you make or availability of some of the products shown. Please make note of the extra supply list posted after each photo. You will need to bring these items to complete each project.

Pocket Star

These darling stars come in two sizes and colors. Cover and embellish with your choice of papers, select a complimentary ribbon, and hang them on your wall to hold your Christmas cards, bills or anything you choose. These stars compliment any decor and are a perfect gift for anyone.

Supplies to Bring: Pencil, scissors, sanding block, ink with applicator for distressing, a throw away foam brush, and decoupage medium if you want something other than matte medium.

Vintage Purse Book

This wonderfully vintage, shabby chic book has a distressed metal handle and is filled with beautiful 7 Gypsies papers and embellishments. A perfect book for all your heritage photos or any sepia or black and white photos you may have. A project not to be missed if you like the vintage arts!

Supplies to Bring: Adhesives, inks for distressing with applicator, cutter, pop dots and any extra embellishments, rubons or stamps you would like to incorporate.

Beautiful Glass Ornaments

Using the wonderful mica powders and medium from Luminarte and just a little glitter, create a beautiful, one-of-a-kind ornament for your tree or make a bunch for a beautiful centerpiece. These turn out beautiful every time and are so fun and easy to make you won't want to stop.

Supplies to Bring: None

Shadow Box Frame

A surprise technique awaits you when you re-create this awesome 8 x 8 frame. You can use papers shown or select a theme and color scheme to your liking. A perfect gift for someone you love or for your wall at home.

Supplies to Bring: A 4 x 4 photo or one you can cut to that size, pop dots, sanding block, ink for distressing with applicator and a throw away sponge brush. We have used black acrylic paint, if you would like a different color bring that.

Graphic 45 Christmas Cards

Ideas for beautiful cards taken from the Graphic 45 blog. Create two similar cards plus two more to send to your family and friends. These cards are beautiful, fast and easy.

Supplies to Bring: Cutter, adhesive both tape runner and glue dots, brown ink for distressing with applicator.

Recipe Photo Stand

Fill this beautiful photo stand with Graphic 45's new Domestic Goddess papers and tags shown in the second photo. Take your completed project home and add your favorite recipes. Store on your counter for quick reference or if you can bear to give it away, give it to someone you love.

Supplies to Bring: Adhesive (tape runner or glue stick), scissors, cutter, and inks with applicator if you like distressing.

Artist Printers Tray

Once again 7 Gypsies has outdone themselves with their new vintage inspired Artist Printers Trays. Fill each section with special memorabilia, hang it on your wall, and enjoy. You can create yours similar to the one below or shake it up, its up to you. Trays come in two colors and two slot sizes.

Supplies to Bring: Strong adhesive, tape runner, cutter, ink with applicator and any special embellishments you want to add.

Holiday Ornaments

Using solder, glass, copper tape and whatever photo or gorgeous paper & embellishment (flat) you want to incorporate, create a beautiful ornament. Then choose beautiful ribbons to hang them on your tree or like I do, hang them around the house year round. My friend did these for me as a gift and I loved them and thought they would be a great project. More examples will be at the function.

Supplies to Bring: Small photo (2x2), or any totally flat item you want to incorporate. This can be a rub on, sticker, stamp or anything completely flat.

Note: All projects will be on display at the Wingate. If you can't stay to create, directions will be available with your project kit so you can complete them at home.

Here's a few other ideas that will be on display.

Christmas display using a game board & Graphic 45 papers

Decorative Christmas trees using Graphic 45 paper

Star covered with Graphic 45 papers

Another example of the shadow box frame