Thursday, December 6, 2012

Copic Basics Workshop



$12.00  Copic Basics Workshop
December 22nd, 2012    1:30 PM

Donya will teach you the basics of coloring with Copic markers! Includes a marker chart, instruction sheet, a new marker of your choice and a card you'll finish in class.

Learn the basics of coloring with Copic Markers (it's awesome, brilliant vibrant colors, and pretty easy to do) You'll be playing color book with all the cool kids.

Snow Queen Window Hanging



$25.00  Snow Queen Window Hanging
December 22nd, 2012   3:00 PM

An elegant and icy window hanger.  Makes a great last minute gift and a beautiful way to celebrate Winter.

6 Card Scurry



$8.00  6 Card Scurry
December 21st, 2012     5:15 PM

Make 6 vintage style cards in a hurry! Need some Christmas Cards sooner? Drop by anytime and whip these pretties up in about 30 minutes or less.

Winter's Window Frosted Ornament



$10 Winter's Window Frosted Ornament
December 19th, 2012    5:15 PM

Make a mini version of our Snow Queen Window Hanger, perfect for hanging on the tree, 
a present for friend or make several to hang in window.

Times Nouveau Ornement



$5  Times Nouveau Ornement
December 18th, 2012  5:15 PM

Quick little handmade ornaments that make great gifts.

Would you ever guess this fancy looking thing was made from a stack of squares punched from a sheet of Graphic 45 paper?  So easy with beautiful results, especially when topped with a Christmas Cameo from Websters Pages.

Ribbon Spool Snowflake




$10  Ribbon Spool Snowflake
December 17th, 2012  5:15 PM

Quick little handmade ornaments that make great gifts

Get fancy with a little origami, pearls, and silk ribbon all heaped onto an old empty ribbon spool.

Layered Stars




$5  Layered Stars
December 14th, 2012  5:15 PM
Quick little handmade ornaments that make great gifts.

Layer cut stacks of stars to make fancy ornaments.  Great way to use scraps!

Sew Wonderful Vintage Rosette



$5.00 Sew Wonderful Vintage Rosette
December 12th, 2012   5:15 PM
Quick little handmade ornaments that make great gifts

Vintage sewing patterns, music sheets, and satin ribbon combined together with layers of glittered snowflakes.

Angel Wings Ornament


$10  Angel Wings
December 11th, 2012    5:15 PM
Quick little handmade ornaments that make great gifts

This pretty white winged ornament uses Romance Novel paper by Prima and 
Spellbinder Dies Layered Poinsettia S5-055 and Foliage S4-328

Glass Glitter Star



$5  Glass Glitter Star
December 10th, 2012       5:15 PM
Quick little handmade ornaments that make great gifts

Friday, November 30, 2012

Glass Glitter Round Ornament





December 13th
5:15 pm
$5
Quick little handmade ornaments that make great gifts.

Elegant Ice Skates Ornament


December 15th
5:15pm
$5
Quick little handmade ornaments that make great gifts.

Birdsong Gift Set

December 20th
4:00pm
$15
Make a gift card set for a fortunate friend using Graphic 45's Birdsong Collection & Dove of the East's embellishments. Bring a paper trimmer, Beacon 3n1 glue, Black & Vintage Photo Distress Ink & stylus tool, scissors & corner rounder.

CC: Winter Fun

      
December 15th
11:00am
$12
Capture your fav "Winter Fun" moment!
Bring your paper trimmer, tape runner, 1/4" Scor It tape, & winter photo!

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Sugar Plum Gift Set


December 8th, 2012
3:00 PM
$20.00
Create a decorative gift box filled with sweet thoughtful notecards. 



Saturday, November 3, 2012

Cricut Class: Harvest Blessing

November 17th  11AM   $12
Count your "harvest blessings" with this Thanksgiving page featuring the Autumn Forest Collection!
Bring your Cricut machine, Thanksgiving Cartridge, basic tool kit, & 4x6 thanksgiving photo.

Christmas Emporium Advent Calendar

November 17th  2:00pm  $40
Take a step back in time with Graphic 45's Christmas Emporium Collection!
Bring your basic tool kit, gold leafing pen, Beacon 3 n 1 glue, kraft knife, scissors, gold stickles & glossy accents.

Copic Basics Workshop

Copic Basics Workshop
November 10th 2012
2-4 pm    
$12                        

                                                                                  

Donya will teach you the basics of coloring with Copic markers! Includes a marker chart, instruction sheet, a new marker of your choice and a card you'll finish in class.

Learn the basics of coloring with Copic Markers (it's awesome, brilliant vibrant colors, and pretty easy to do) You'll be playing color book with all the cool kids.

Secret Recipe Book


Secret Recipe Book  
November 16th, 2012 
4:00 PM  5:00 PM
$15.00


Make a quick and easy recipe book using Graphic 45's Domestic Goddess collection and the Bind it All. A great way to collect all your Thanksgiving recipes in one spot or make gifts for the chefs of your acquaintance.  Each book contains 6 4x6 page protectors to hold 12 recipes and 3 divider sheets.


This Friday's Secret Recipe Book workshop is going to get a little bit of a later start.  5 PM instead of 4 PM.   So if you couldn't make the earlier time, fear not! You can show up for the later one (or even late for the later one, just be there before I turn off the light and go home, okay? :-)

Friday doesn't work for you at all? Give us a call and set up a time, cookbooks for everyone!


You don't need to bring recipes, but if you want to the page protectors hold 4x6 cards. You get one package of 6 page protectors in your kit so that will hold twelve recipes. 
Otherwise bring your paper trimmer, scissors, ink blending tool, and a strong tape like Scor tape. 

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Graphic 45 Witches Hat

October 13th     1:00-2:00pm         $35                                                                                                      Wave your magic wand & change a paper mache Christmas tree into a fabulous Witches Hat. Transform plain old paper into porcelain flowers with the magic of ultra thick embossing powder (and eye of newt).

Copic Class

October 15th     5:15-6:00pm    $12                                                                                                          Donya will teach you the basics of coloring with Copic markers! Includes a marker chart, instruction sheet, a new marker of your choice and a card you'll finish in class.


Learn the basics of coloring with Copic Markers (it's awesome, brilliant vibrant colors, and pretty easy to do) You'll be playing color book with all the cool kids.

Heat Embossing Class

October 17th       4:30-5:30pm         $5                                                                                                    Michelle will demonstrate how to use embossing powders to add shine to your projects. Bring your tape runner!

Mini Halloween Favors!

October 19th       4:00-5:00pm       $5                                                                                                       Decorate a mini tube filled with Halloween candies!

Cricut Class: Wicked Awesome

Create the most "Wicked Awesome" layout yet for this Halloween! Bring your basic tool kit, sall foam circles, 1-6x4 and 1-4x6 Halloween photo, Cricut Machine & Blackletter Cartridge.                   October 20th      11am-1:00pm       $18

October 13th Horrible Sale



 October 13th, 2012
The Horrible Sale
All Halloween Items on Sale!
Wear a Halloween Costume and get Double Punches on your Punch Card.

The Horrible Crop and Movie will start at 5 PM.

The Horrible Sale



  • Halloween paper 10/$5. 
  • Halloween embellishments buy one get one 50% off. 
  • Halloween overlays $1.00 when you spend $10 (limit 3) 
  • Wear a costume and get double punches on your punch card. 
  • Come to the Horrible Crop and get 10% Off your total purchase of regularly priced items and be entered to win fabulous door prizes!




Saturday, September 8, 2012

Copic Class


Saturday, September 29th 4:00-5:00pm $12
Learn the basics of coloring with Copic Markers (it's awesome, brilliant vibrant colors, & pretty easy to do). Bring your tape runner.

Nature Layout


Sunday, September 23rd 2:00-4:00pm $15
Create a one page layout using lovely antiqued papers and shimmer paper. Great for garden shots, nature hikes, camping & any other natural beauties. Bring your paper trimmer, tape runner & 6x4 photo.

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Cricut Class: Learn


September 15th 10:00-11:00am $8
Celebrate your child's love of learning with this fun and bright layout! Bring your Cricut machine, Plantin SchoolBook & Graphically Speaking cartridges, tape runner, foam circles, glue dot, black journaling pen, 4-1.5x1.5 & 1-3.75x3.75 child photos!

First Day


September 22nd 5:00-6:00 pm $18
Capture their smile as they had back to school. We'll create this colorful 12x12 layout with "Making the Grade" papers and you'll learn how to use the Zutter Machine too! Bring your paper trimmer, tape runner, foam circles and a 4x6 school photo!

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

School Days

Back to school time!  But which school?  We did our best to get all the local schools represented, including Iowa's universities.  Click on the pictures to see the image bigger.

Local Schools (Not Shown but Available at Backroads: Community Lutheran, Cresco, New Hampton)

Charles City

Riceville

Sumner Fredericksburg

Nashua Plainfield


Turkey Valley
Universities:
ISU Stripe

ISU Cyclones

UNI Stripe

UNI Panthers

Iowa Stripe

Iowa Hawkeyes

Wartburg Stripe

Wartburg Knights
Did we miss your school? Let us know and we can have paper made just for you! A+++ for everyone :-)

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

What Color is Your Tractor?


Lookee here what we just got in,  all your favorite brands of farm machinery!

Paper is $1.99 a sheet.  Die Cuts are $2.99.  Rub Ons are $3.99.

Click on any picture to see it larger.

Allis Chalmers (rub-ons and die cuts coming soon)
Allis Chalmers Flourish
Allis Chalmers Stripe
Allis Chalmers Leather

Oliver:
Oliver Rub-Ons

Oliver Die Cut

Oliver Flourish

Oliver Leather

Oliver Stripe
Farmall (rub-ons and die cuts coming soon) :

Farmall Flourish

Farmall Leather

Farmall Stripe
Massey (rub-ons and die cuts coming soon):
Massey Flourish

Massey Leather

Massey Stripe

International Harvester (rub-ons and die cuts coming soon):

International Harvester Flourish

International Harvester Stripe

International Harvester Leather