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November/December 2014 Class Schedule
Rubber stamping, paper crafting, and more
Our 21st year 1993-2014

868 Blanding Boulevard #107
Orange Park, Florida 32065
Hours: Monday through Saturday
10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
904-272-0503

www.asmallcleverness.com
e-mail: asmallcleverness@gmail.com
www.facebook.com/asmallcleverness
located 4 ½ miles south of I-295
in the corner of Ridge Crest Plaza
(Marshall’s shopping center)

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Extended Hours

Do you want to shop after 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M.? Just check the schedule or call us. If we are having a class or club, we are open and invite you to come in. Call ahead to ensure that no last-minute class changes have been made. Our regular hours are Monday through Saturday from 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

November Catalog of the Month: Stampendous

Save 20% on all Stampendous rubber, cling, and clear stamps and all other paper crafting supplies ordered through the 2014 catalogs until November 30.

Holiday Gift Certificates

Make holiday shopping easy for your friends and family. Ask for a gift certificate at A Small Cleverness. A phone call or e-mail with a credit card number and mailing address is all that is needed. Your loved ones won't have to leave home to shop for you! A Gift Certificate will be mailed to the address they choose. Add this information on your Christmas list: A Small Cleverness, 868 Blanding Boulevard #107, Orange Park, Florida 32065, 904-272-0503, asmallcleverness@gmail.com.

Workbox Required for Classes

Bring scissors, wet and dry adhesives, and foam tape. Optional to bring: paper trimmer and a scoring board. You may find the following items to be useful as well: bone folder, black marker, glue stick, small water color brush or water brush, ruler, and craft knife and mat.

Check the supply list in the class descriptions before coming to class. Remember to bring your workbox to every class or club. For your convenience, all workbox items are available at A Small Cleverness. You will find glues, adhesives, trimmers, and much more at competitive prices.

Please refrain from wearing any kind of scented product in the shop if you are a shopper or you are taking a class. It is very objectionable to those with sensitive noses and/or health conditions. Please turn cell phones off during class. Cell phone conversations are not allowed. Please step outside to check messages or to make calls. Please arrive on time. Don’t forget your glasses. Thanks for your consideration.

Refunds for class fees can only be made if a class is canceled 48 hours in advance for local instructors. Refunds will be given for out-of-town instructors if cancelation is made one week in advance.

November/December Paper Crafting Groups

Share your interest in paper crafting with others. Learn tips and techniques and make new friends. These informal groups begin with show-and-tell, followed by a new assignment for the next month. A make-and-take ends the session. Choose the day and time below that best fits your schedule. Beginner, intermediate, and advanced stampers are all welcome. Bring workbox. There is a $2.00 fee.

Thursday, November 6 – 6:00 to 8:00 P.M.
Tuesday, November11 – 6:00 to 7:30 P.M.
Wednesday, November 12 – 10:30 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
Thursday, December 4 – 6:00 to 7:30 P.M.
Tuesday, December 9 – 6:00 to 7:30 P.M.
Wednesday, December 10 – 10:30 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

Die Cut Fall Cards
Monday, November 3
10:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.
or
6:00 to 8:00 P.M.
$15.00

Come and assemble two beautifully detailed fall cards designed by Kittie Caracciolo using dies from Impression Obsession. Bring workbox, foam tape, Plus adhesive runner, and Fineline glue applicator.

Copic Holiday Scenes
with Mary Ellen Siemen

Wednesday, November 5
10:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.
or
6:00 to 8:00 P.M.
$12.00

Create two beautifully colored cards with Copic coloring alcohol markers for the holiday season. The warmth of the cozy fireside card makes it a wonderful Christmas card. The second card is a peaceful wintery scene that would be perfect for a holiday, birthday, thank you note, or thinking of you card. Bring your workbox and the following Copic markers: C0; R14, 27; E31, 33, 35; B0000, 000, 32; YG17, 23; G21; YG06; Y21; and the blender.

Just Saying Christmas
with Annette Stafford
Saturday, November 8
10:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.
$15.00

Make three cards to wish those you love “Merry Christmas.” The delicate details on these cards will make them your favorites. Come and enjoy just making some special cards for Christmas ’cause all the die cutting has been done for you. Bring your workbox, Plus tape runner, foam mounting tape, and Glossy Accents or Diamond Glaze.

Die Cut Christmas Cards
Monday, November 10
10:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.
or
6:00 to 8:00 P.M.
$15.00

Come and assemble beautifully detailed Christmas cards designed by Kittie Caracciolo using dies from Impression Obsession. Bring workbox, foam tape, Plus adhesive runner, and Fineline glue applicator.

Maya Road 25 Days
’til Christmas Shadow Box
Wednesday, November 12
12:30 P.M. until ?
or
6:00 to 9:00 P.M.
$25.00

Fill all 25 compartments of this 11" x 11" box with dozens of holiday embellishments glued to seasonal papers attached to 2" chipboard squares.

You may glue the squares in permanently or move them around on a whim. Complete this charming box as a gift or display it in your home this year and many years to come.

Detailed directions are included. This class project is also sold as a kit. Bring your workbox. Optional to bring: distress pad and ink applicator.

21st Annual Used Stamp Sale
Saturday, November 15
10:00 A.M.
Save the Date!

Join us for one of our most eagerly anticipated events of the year. Find great bargains and enjoy the camaraderie of other rubber stampers and papercrafters.

Sellers may call for information.

The sale will be held inside one of the empty units in the shopping center. Arriving early is not necessary. Everyone enters at 10:00 A.M. sharp. Then, the tables are uncovered for equal access for all shoppers. Credit cards cannot be accepted for Used Stamp Sale purchases. This sale is loads of fun. Come and see!

More Christmas Cards
with Annette Stafford
Tuesday, November 18
10:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.
or
6:00 to 8:00 P.M.
$15.00

Use rubber stamps, dies, and stencils to make three beautiful cards for those special people on your Christmas list. Enjoy getting in the holiday spirit in this class ’cause all the pieces are cut for you. Bring workbox, Plus tape runner, and foam tape.

Tim Holtz 2014 Christmas
Canvas: Holiday Merriment
Thursday, November 20
10:30 A.M. to 1:30 P.M.
or
6:00 to 9:00 P.M.
$23.00

Create a 6" x 8" Christmas canvas full of personality and charm from the mind of Tim Holtz using a large collection of items that come together perfectly on this distressed burlap canvas. Bring your workbox, remnant rubs, and industrious trim. Optional to bring: letterpress; 3" x 5" photo; red, green, and brown distress ink; ink applicator; white picket fence distress paint; festive stencil; fiber paste; and palette knife.

Art Journaling Fun: Episode 9
Tributes to
Anna Corba and Lynn Whipple
with Christy Hawkins
Saturday, November 22
10:30 A.M. to 1:30 P.M.
or
2:00 to 5:00 P.M.
$25.00

For this class, we’ll borrow the styles of Lynn Whipple and Anna Corba. Lynn creates whimsical characters from vintage photos. They both use vintage papers and photos in their work, but Anna’s is typically elegant work while Lynn’s is whimsical. Bring matte medium. It can be liquid or soft gel, whichever you have. Also add a good, flatish brush about 1" to 1 1/2" wide. It can be an inexpensive brush, but not the ones with the really coarse bristles as they leave too many brush strokes. Bring your basic workbox.

Tim Holtz 2014 Holiday Cards: Festive Distress
Tuesday, November 25
10:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.
or
6:00 to 8:30 P.M.
$20.00

Use new stamps, dies, stencils, sticky back canvas, Grungeboard, embellishments, and much more to create distinctive cards for 2014. Bring your workbox. Optional to bring: stencils, fiber paste, and palette knife.

Black Friday and
Small Business Saturday
Friday, November 28
and
Saturday, November 29

Let us show you how much we appreciate your business! Watch for details.

Winter Fun Copic Coloring
with Mary Ellen Siemen
Tuesday, December 2
10:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.
or
6:00 to 8:00 P.M.
$15.00

Don’t you wish we could build a snowman in Florida? In this class, you can! We will “build” three snowmen cards while we watch the palm trees sway out the window. We will use the same stamp in each card with a different color scheme on each. These jolly snowmen will be just perfect for fun winter cards and thank you notes. Bring workbox and Copic markers. Ask for marker list when you register.

Tim Holtz Mini Burlap Canvases
Wednesday, December 3
10:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.
or
6:00 to 8:00 P.M.
$15.00

Create four adorable mini canvases approximately 3" x 3" each using new mini blueprint stamps and embellishments. Bring workbox and stencil.

Glitzy Christmas Dolls
with Lisa Harrison
Friday, December 5
10:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.
or
6:00 to 8:00 P.M.
$20.00

Come and get glitzy in this new Elizabeth Crafts card class. You will make three cards and a tag using glitter, dies, Peel-Offs, and Shimmer Sheetz. Bring your workbox, assorted Copic markers in Christmas colors and blender, Peel-Off sheets, and tweezers.

Christmas Celebration
Saturday, December 6

Join us for our annual Christmas party. Watch for details.

Elizabeth Craft Easel Cards
Thursday, December 11
10:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.
or
6:00 to 8:30 P.M.
$20.00

Create three glittering Christmas cards using rubber stamps, micro-fine glitter, adhesive sheets, dies, and more. Bring workbox and red glitter dots Peel-Off sheet.

Graphic 45 Twelve Tag Garland
Saturday, December 13
10:30 A.M. until ?
$23.00

Create a pretty Christmas garland for your home featuring the new line of papers from Graphic 45 — ’Twas the Night Before Christmas. We’ll use 12" x 12" papers, cardstock stickers, tags and pockets, embellishments, and three sizes of tags. Bring workbox and three packages of regular ivory tags and three packages of black ATC tag staples. This project is available as a kit with four pages of full-color directions.

Graphic 45
Christmas Keepsake Box
Tuesday, December 16
10:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.
or
6:00 to 8:30 P.M.
$25.00
$10.00 – Optional Card Kit

Make a 5" x 5" x 2 1/4" keepsake box for Christmas using the new ’Twas the Night Before Christmas papers. The covered mixed media box features a wrap around cover with a magnetic closure and interior recessed window. An additional card kit is available to complete six square cards to fill this holiday treasure. Bring workbox. This project is available as a kit.

Last Class of the Year
Thursday, December 18
10:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.
or
6:00 to 8:00 P.M.
$15.00

It is not too late for holiday stamping and card making. Create a two-panel accordion card; a glittery, shimmery snowman tag; and an elegant gift card holder. Bring workbox and Peel-Off sheet.

 

 
 

868 Blanding Blvd., Suite 107
Orange Park, FL 32065
(904)272-0503

asmallcleverness@gmail.com

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