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Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Holiday Table Setting Ideas

This Holiday Season dress up your table using our new dies from Accucut.  The Shadowbox die is perfect for any type of display from vintage photos to seasonal decorations!!!  They are quick to cut out and very easy to put together!!!

Supplies Used:
The Girl's Paperie patterned papers
Prima Lace and Cameo Roses
Crafty Secrets Little Dolls Images and Journal Notes
Melissa Frances Crepe Paper
Kaiser Craft Jewels
Tim Holtz Distress Ink -Tea Dye

We also have a Flower Box Die which is perfect for weddings, showers and even Place Holders for your table!!!  We have an extra set of toppers which includes a duck, snowflake, heart, and 7 petal flower.

In this photo I used some clear acetate to make the box and filled it with m&m's to make my table look pretty and festive.

Supplies used:
Accucut Clear Acetate
The Girl's Paperie patterned papers

I hope this gives you some fun ideas for a wonderful celebration!!!  

Monday, March 29, 2010

Thinking Inking Class

This Friday's Thinking Inking Class will feature the Rusted Enamel Technique using Tim Holtz' distress inks and Clear Embossing Powder.  Stop by any time from 6-10 pm April 2nd, to try out this technique.

I will have vintage photos available for you to use, or feel free to bring one of your own.  The photo in this tag is 3 3/4 inches long for reference.  The cost for the Thinking Inking Class is $3.  It's also Cropper's Club night and you can bring all your goodies and crop the night away!!!  Cropper's Club is free for those who decide to stay.  Seating and supplies are limited so call and reserve your space today!!!  (406) 586-9249!!

Creatively yours,

Just a reminder!!!

Simply Fresh Arts will be open from 2-6 Monday through Wednesday of this week only for medical reasons.  Our hours will be back to normal on Thursday when we will be open from 11-6.
Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause!!!
We look forward to seeing you soon at Simply Fresh Arts!!!

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Simply Fresh Arts Newletter

Simply Fresh Arts' First Newletter is on its way to our email subscribers. 

If you wish to receive a copy, send us a reply via the blog, email us at keepsakes@mcn.net or give us a call at the store at 586-9249. 

 We want to make sure you get all the information on our upcoming events, classes, and store coupons.
Stencil Cards

Wednesday, April 28th 
6:30 to 9:30

Create four beautiful and unique cards with the brass stencil shown above.  Learn different techniques using stencil paste, pigment powders, micro beads, inks and the new crackle paste.  This is a popular class and space is limited.  Call 586-9249 to reserve your spot.
Learn a new Technique at Simply Fresh Arts!!

Soldered Art Pendant Class

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

One of our newest arts, Soldering is soooo fun and so easy, you'll be hooked the first time around.  In this class create a pendant to wear or hang as an ornament.  We will be doing a multi-layer dimensional technique that you will love using layers of paper, glass and more.  Cost:  $20.00

Saturday, March 27, 2010

More Class Project Pictures

Altered Metal Barn Star
Monday, Apr 5, 2010 6:30-9pm
Cost for the Class is $18.00.

Create a beautiful Home Decor Project with Sheila using a 24" rusty star and papers of your choice to match your own color scheme.

Altered Wood Block
Saturday, April 17, 2010 10:30-12:30.
Cost for the class is $25.
Create an amazing work of art with Susan Beth using an old wood block and beautiful embellishments.

Oh Baby!  
Tuesday, April 20, 2010 6-8:30
Cost for the class is $22.
Create a Layout, Card, and Wall Hanging with Kristii using Teresa Collins Baby Lines.  This class will make a perfect baby gift or a treasure for you to keep for your own memories!  Class will include tutorials on two paper flower techniques!!

There will be more to come!!!

Check out the Calendar button at the top of the page for more info!!

Hope you have a wonderful day,

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Farm Fresh Card Class

Thursday April 22, 6:00 pm at Simply Fresh Arts
This set of four Cards features the Farm Fresh Line from October Afternoon.  The stamps in this line are absolutely adorable and make for a humorous set of cards to give as a gift or to brighten up someone's day.  I will be posting the individual cards on my blog, Honestly Speaking... or you can see them on display at Simply Fresh Arts.  Class size is limited, so sign up today!!!

Thanks for stopping by Simply Fresh Arts!!!
Have a wonderful day,

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Announcing Make-N-Take Saturdays!!!!!

Beginning April 10th, we will be hosting a monthly Make-N-Take Saturday!!!!
April's project will feature all new Tim Holtz products!!!!
This beautiful flower has a  tie pin back so you can wear it anywhere you go!!!
Make plans to join in the fun on April 10th from 11-2.

Sunday, March 21, 2010

What an Awesome First Week!!!!

 It was absolutely wonderful seeing many of you during our first week of business!!! We thank you so much for your encouragement and your support!!!  We look forward to bringing you the latest and greatest in paper, fiber, and metal crafts in the years to come!!!

We are currently putting together some wonderful classes for you to attend at Simply Fresh Arts!!!  One new feature to our classes is that you may take a class any time during the month if you are not able to attend the formal class time !!! The materials and instructions will be waiting at the store for you to put together according to your convenience, we just ask that you give us at least 24 hours notice to put your kit together.  You will want to order your kits early, however, because once the materials are gone the kits will be sold out!

You can find our Calendar in the right-hand side bar for dates and times.  To reserve your spot, please call the store at (406) 586-9249, or stop by the store and put your name on the list!!!  Quantities and spaces are limited!

Vintage Spring Banner by Elizabeth
Date and Time to be announced

Altered Wood Block by Susan Beth
Saturday, April 17

Soldered Art by Sheila
date and time to be announced
More classses on the Horizon:
Farm Fresh Card Set by Kristii
Chic Bebe Ensemble by Kristii
and Create! Dress Form Banner by Kristii
Pictures will be added soon!!!

Thanks for stopping by!
See you soon at Simply Fresh!

Friday, March 19, 2010

Join us for Cropper's Club

Stop by the store anytime today from 2-10 to crop or to join in on the Thinking Inking Class.
Today's Thinking inking Class will feature Tim's new inks used with a watercolor technique along with Cornish Heritage Farms Stamps.
The fee for the class is $3.  Please call so that I may  have enough materials prepared at (406) 586-9249.

Thank you and we'll be seeing you at Simply Fresh Arts!!!


Thursday, March 18, 2010

Welcome to Simply Fresh Arts!!!!!

We are located at 2622 W. Main, Suite 1-A in Bozeman, Montana.
We specialize in a wide range of mediums including paper arts, soldering supplies, canvas aprons and albums, and "made by you" jewelry products!!!
Stop by and see all that we have to offer!!  
Classes will be added soon!!!

We look forward to seeing you!!!
Tamara, Sheila, Kristii