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Classes

Monday – closed
Tuesday – closed
Wednesday 10am – 6pm
Thursday 10am – 6pm
Friday 10am – 6 pm
Saturday 10am – 4pm
Sunday noon- 4pm

*extended hours during crop dates and most class evenings!

Store address:
#103-847 Goldstream Ave
Langford, BC. V9B 2X8
778-533-4290

A number of classes filled quickly, many before we were even able to advertise them.  Here is a list of the classes this month that are sold out:
3 album insert class Oct 5th FULL
Crafters Advent Box Oct 8th FULL
Crafters Advent Box Oct 23rd FULL
Fancy Folds “JOY” Pull out Card class

Join Lorna as she teaches you how to make this neat pull out card.  You can add messages inside, pictures or even gift cards.  The possibilities are endless.  But it sure will be nice for the receiver of this card to receive a different style card that they are sure to talk about!  You must see this card in person!

Please bring the following to class:
*paper trimmer
*adhesive of choice
*scissors
*score board and score tool
*ruler & pencil

Time: 6-8pm
Cost: $15+ gst
Instructor: Lorna
RSVP: 778-533-4290 or stop by the store
Location: 103-847 Goldstream Ave

Please note:  your spot is not confirmed until payment is received.

Watercolour Background Techniques Class 1

We are offering a series of  Watercolour Background technique classes taught by Callie.  You will learn 5 different background techniques in each class.  Callie is a UVIC student in the Fine Arts department and she is sure to add a great deal of knowledge to classes she teaches at our store.
You will be using a Highly pigmented Artist quality Watercolour paint during these watercolour background classes.  Incorporate these techniques to into your cards, journals, mixed media projects and more!
*In this first class, you will also receive an album where you will store your samples into and make notes for you to refer back to.

Class date: Thursday, October 13th
Time: 7:30-9:30pm
Cost: $25 + gst
Instructor: Callie
RSVP: 778-533-4290

Please bring to class the following:
*washi tape/best ever craft tape (the yellow Spelbinders tape)
*paint brushes
*pen
*

Please note:  Your spot is only confirmed once payment is received.

Dear Diary Album
only 3 spots left!

Join Nikkii as she walked you though creating this album from start to finish! You will learn how to maximize product, create tuck spots, create frame accents, add flaps, shape images, add stenciled
accents, create a tassel and also learn how to use the packaging as a feature element! Lots packed into this class!

**There is fussy cut homework for this class, and may be picked up at any time.  The homework must be completed prior to class.

Class date: Saturday, October 15th
Time: 10am-4pm
Cost: $70 + gst
Instructor: Nikkii
RSVP: 778-533-4290 or stop by the store

Please bring to class the following:
*paper trimmer
*scoreboard & score tool
*liquid adhesive
*adhesive of choice
* foam dimensionals
*Sookwang 5mm (double-sided adhesive)
*2 stencils
*stylus tool
*Hickory Smoke Oxide ink
*white ink pad
*blending brush/sponge
*corner rounder
*scissors

We are excited to announce the first class using the Scrappy Boy Stamps products which we are the exclusive retailer for Canada for!
Join Denise as she teaches you how to make these 2 Burlesque themed Cards. These cards will show you how easy it is to stamp with Scrappy Boy Stamps stamps and how the coordinating dies take the fussy cutting away! Denise has added a fun feature to the dancing burlesque gal and her feathers move!
She coloured the images using COPIC markers (alcohol markers), but you can use your marker of choice.

Class date: Wednesday, October 19th
Time: 3:30-5:30
Cost: $17 +gst
Instructor: Denise
RSVP: 778-533-4290 or stop by the store

Please bring to class the following:
*paper trimmer
*double-sided adhesive
*liquid adhesive
*foam dimensionals
*fussy cut scissors
*hole punch
*wink of Stella clear
*Glossy Accents
*Markers of choice (please refer to picture to choose which colours you would like to use). ***please let us know what colouring medium you are using so we can ensure the correct stamping ink is used.

PLEASE NOTE: Your spot is only confirmed once payment is received.

Christmas Farmhouse “hinged” Box

This Christmas Farmhouse box is a special display item that is sure to be cherished year after year.  Nikkii will be showing you how to create a hinged roof.  By creating a hinged opening, you will be able to add a gift inside the box, add cards or even add some memorabilia.  The possibilities are endless.

There is fussy cut homework for this class and it is available for pick up at the store.
Class Date:  Saturday, October 22nd
Time: Noon-3pm
Cost:  $40 + gst
Instructor:  Nikkii
RSVP: 778-533-4290 or stop by the store

Please bring the following to class:

*non-stick craft sheet
*scissors
*paper trimmer
*foam dimensionals
*Dries clear adhesive
*paint brush
*hot glue gun with hot glue sticks
*Sookwang tape
*a greyish ink pad
*stencil of choice
*sponge/blending brush

Please note:  Your spot is only confirmed once payment is received

Watercolour Techniques 2

Callie will be teaching another watercolour background technique class to add to your repertoire.

Class Date:  Thursday, October 27th
Time: 7:30-9:30pm
Cost:  $22 + gst
Instructor:  Callie
RSVP: 778-533-4290 or stop by the store

Please note:  Your spot is only confirmed once payment is received

Join us at the store for a Crop Weekend!

A time set aside for you to work on your projects while spending time with like-minded creative friends.

10am-10pm each day (or any time in between!)

Join us for 1 day at $20 + gst /day.

Join us for the 2 days at $20 + gst /day and receive $5 off your purchase.

Register by calling 778-533-4290 or stopping by the store

UPCOMING CROP DATES
October 29th & 30th
November 26th & 27th

We still have a few Holiday Motifs Card kits available.

There is a Private Facebook page where there is a video walking you through how to make the cards.  However, there are instructions and coloured photos included in the kit.  The page will be available for you to rewatch over and over and pause the videos as you need while you create the cards.

Main kit: $60 + tax

Stacey
778-533-4290

We still have some bundles left!

Scrapbook Essentials BC is excited to be a part of the
 “Magic of Christmas is in the AIR”
bundle in collaboration with Echo Park and AIR (Alliance of Independent Retailers) member stores. Exclusive projects and ideas will be shared by 36 participating stores  … all for your holiday crafting inspiration.

This fun bundle, with everything shown above,
is full of NEW products and includes exclusive access to a Private Facebook Group.

Over $90 in product and the value of the 36+ projects (with instructions) that will be created by the participating stores is priceless! (Yes, one of the projects will be designed and taught by Stacey).

Special Bundle Price is $72 + gst

The Magic of Christmas bundle includes:
– 12×12 Collection Kit
– 12×12 Coordinating Solids Pack
– 6×6 Paper Pad
– Ephemera Pack
– Enamel Dots
– Chipboard Pack
-Blizzard Magic Stencil
– Merry Christmas Trees Die Set

There will also be 2 – Prize Packages.
If you share your own projects using the Magic of Christmas AIR bundle on the private group page, you will then be entered in 2 random drawings for prizes!

As a reminder, you are getting a bundle valued over $90 for $72 + tax (totals $80.64)….PLUS all of the amazing project ideas with step by step instructions from each of the retailers participating!  Such great value.

Thanks,
Stacey
Stop by the store to get your kit!

A few updates:

FACEBOOK:  This is where we have been posting updates before we can get an email out.   (Opps, I’ll admit it, I am very bad at sending emails….but thank you to everyone on Facebook, you helped us make it through the pandemic!).  If you can get connected on Facebook, you will receive more updates and any changes that come up.  Make sure to like and follow us on FACEBOOK!

APPOINTMENTS: Now that we have a NEW STORE, there will be set hours.  No need to book appointments!

PAYMENTS:  We still accept MasterCard, VISA, American Express, Debit (tap and chip), as well as cash and e-transfers.

Thank you for your business!  Our family very much appreciates it.

Sincerely,
Stacey and family

***remember to click the “view entire message” if it appears….as there is still more to our newsletter!

We have a NEW WEBSITE! 
The new address is www.scrapbookessentialsbc.ca and we now have an on-line store.  Please SHARE!
The on-line store is practically completed.  Most items that we have are now in the online store…..(of course, there are still the odd items that are not in there as well as cardstock).
Some Community CROPS have started up again!

OUR OWN CROPS: 

IN-PERSON:  We are hosting our own in-person crops!
They are held at our NEW STORE!  


But we do hope to hold larger crops at a local facility in the future.  We will send details once the facility becomes available!

Watch your inbox and our Facebook posts for updates!

The Pender Island crops have started back up once again at the Pender Island Legion.
About the Pender Island crop:  We are open to all types of arts, crafts and scrapbooking. Our group ranges from knitters and quilters to scrapbooking. Come check us out! Please bring a lunch. Location: 1344 Mackinnon Road, Royal Canadian Legion Branch #239.  To register, please join the Pender Island Scrapbooking Society Divas FACEBOOK page.  You will then be able to message them to register.

St. Andrew’s Crop in Sidney: For more info or to get on the list to be informed of any future crops with them, please contact:
Janice Varge at 250-656-4532 or deedoggyjan@gmail.com

VIRTUAL CLASSES:

  • Spaces are limited (due to product availability)
  • Classes that are held on-line “VIRTUALLY” are done via ZOOM
  • Your spot is only held once payment is received
  • Kits for the virtual classes are NOT RETURNABLE
  • We initially had been doing our classes through separate FACEBOOK pages, however, we have now started to hold classes via ZOOM.  Classes are not guaranteed to be recorded, but we are looking into storage space to be able to do so.
  • If you take a class via ZOOM with us, you will be able to ask questions during the classes and SEE & talk to us from the comfort of your own home!

Classes are once again being held in-person at our NEW location!

Class Registration/Cancellation/Refund and Product Order Policies

UPDATE July 19, 2022
Special note about class sign-ups:

  • If you ask to be put on the list for a class, your name will go on the Interest/waitlist first. 
  • Your spot is confirmed once payment for the class is received.
  • If you wait to pay, you will only be confirmed a spot if there is one available.

Thank you for your understanding.

Class Registration/Cancellation Policy

  • As seating is limited and the Instructor requires time to prepare, for all classes, pre-registration is required.
  • All class fees must be paid in full at the time of registration.
  • You may register in person (this is our preferred method – Visa, MasterCard, cash or Debit), by etransfer, or by phone ONLY when unable to stop by the store (778-533-4290) using Visa or MasterCard.
  • Children 12-15 years old may attend any class, provided their fee is paid and they are accompanied by an adult taking the class.
  • Class fees are non-refundable (see refund policy below).
  • Ages 16 and over may attend any class as an adult.
  • We reserve the right to cancel a class if less than 4 participants are registered.  A full refund or credit towards another class will be given if WE have to cancel a class.

Class REFUND POLICY:

  • Classes held in collaboration with other stores or special guest designers are NON-REFUNDABLE for any reason.
  • Classes taught by myself only or our own store instructors:  *With 5 days notice, you will be issued a store credit in the event you need to cancel.
  • No credit will be issued with less than 5 days notice due to teacher class/product preparation time for class; however, you may still pick up your class kit anytime after the class date.  Class instructions are not always available, but pictures of the class project are generally available.
  • A full refund or credit towards another class will be given if WE have to cancel a class.

We thank you in advance for your understanding and co-operation.

YES, as always, we do take product requests.
Product Order Policy

Can’t seem to find what you want?   We can usually special order it in for you!
  • All Special orders are required to be paid in full.  Pre-requested/Pre-ordered products are considered Special orders and therefore, come under this policy.
  • If you decide to cancel your special order, 25% of your order total will be kept as a restocking fee to cover expenses (included but not limited to duty, shipping, exchange rate).
  • If the item has not left the supplier, there are no re-stocking fees because we have not been charged duty & shipping etc – in this case, we can refund your order in full without any problems.
  • If the item has been shipped or is here, we will have to retain 25% as indicated above.
  • There have been many manufacturing delays/shipping delays due to COVID.  These are out of our control.  For pre-orders requested through products that we highlight for preorder, No refund is given when those items experience delays out of our control.  We have to pay for products upfront in order to get them ordered.
We thank you in advance for your understanding and co-operation.