Saturday, December 28, 2013

Memories and More Newsletter, December 28th, 2014.

All of us at Memories and More hope you are enjoying the festive season and that you all shared a wonderful Christmas with your loved ones!   New Years is coming soon and whether you are staying cozy at home or going out to celebrate, we wish you a fantastic evening.
Our Boxing Week sale is continuing until December 30th.  Everything in the store is 30% off, so if there is something on your wish list, it's a great time to get it.  Although we had a very busy day yesterday, there are still lots of wonderful dies, stamp sets, patterned papers, embelllishments, tools and basic supplies in the store.
If you enjoy keeping tabs on what's new in the paper crafting world, CHA trade show is just around the corner and there are lots of great new products coming up for 2014.  A wonderful selection of new Memory Box dies and stencils will arrive at the store in the second week of January!
Please note that we will be closing at 3:00pm on Tuesday, December 31 and closed on Wednesday, January 1.
Warm regards,
Gina, Hazel, Bonnie, Julie, Denica, Jolinda, Lorrie and Maresa.

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Memories and More News December 19th, 2013.

Christmas is just around the corner and we're clearing out our Christmas products!
From Thursday, December 19th to Tuesday, December 24th all Christmas products are 40% off!
This includes all stamp sets, wood block stamps, dies, stickers, patterned papers and embellishments.  It's a great time to purchase scrapbooking supplies to create your Christmas pages and to stock up on goodies for next year's Christmas cards and last minute projects.  We have a great selection in stock!
Also, we have new paper lines from Graphic 45 that are absolutely stunning!  The "Couture Collection" features elegant vintage patterns and beautiful fashionista images. Coordinating stamps and chipboard elements are perfect for accenting your projects.  "Sweet Sentiments Collection" is so lovely with it's pastel florals and images suitable for Valentine's day and Easter.
Other new paper lines include Crate Paper's adorable snowy themed "Bundled Up" and My Mind's Eye  "Lost and Found Record It"  line in a beautiful Valentines Day theme.  Both collections have gorgeous coordinating embellishments and chipboard elements.
New sentiment dies from Dee's, Cheery Lynn and My Favourite Things will make your cardmaking quick and easy!  From birthday, anniversary and thank you greetings to alphabets and number sets at great prices, you are sure to find the perfect sentiment for your cards.
Week after Boxing Day Sale  Many of you have been asking about our annual sale, so here's the scoop:
Everything in the store will be 30% off starting on Friday, December 27th until Tuesday, December 30th!
Please note our holiday hours:  We are closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day and will close early at 3:00pm on Christmas Eve and New Years Eve.  Otherwise, we will be open from 9:30am to 5:30pm Monday to Saturday and 12:00pm to 4:00pm on Sunday.

Saturday, November 9, 2013

Memories and More News, November 9, 2013

The cardmaking and crafting hustle and bustle is now in full tilt in preparation for the holiday season!  We have new classes posted at including a beautiful Christmas mini-album with Bonnie.  Check the class list frequently as we have a gorgeous "Silver and White" Christmas card class with Bonnie and two amazing classes with Maresa and Julie coming up soon.  The last of our Christmas card kits is available for order until November 15th and there are a few still available.
New in the store:
Spellbinder new D-lites dies in new Christmas designs as well as several floral themed designs.  These will make great gifts for your crafty friends!
SEI's "Chocolat," "On the Coast," and "Desert Springs" glittered and foiled specialty papers.
Prismacolour pencil crayons and accessories.
Ultra-smooth paper packs for use with pencil crayons and Gamsol.
Restock of Memorybox and Cheery Lynn dies in Christmas themes.
Coming next week:
Graphic 45's "Couture" and "Sweet Sentiments" paper lines with coordinating stamps and chipboard stickers.
BoBunny's "Woodland Winter" patterned papers and coordinating embellishments.
New punches from Martha Stewart and EK Success.
Special Orders:  If you have anything on your wish list that you would like us to order for you, just give us a call at 250-769-1257 or drop by the store.  We are ordering from several companies in the next few weeks.
On sale at 50% off:  Select Bazzill cardstock in every colour of the rainbow...lots to choose from!
Sale starts tomorrow, Sunday, November 10th and runs until Saturday, November 16th
*Please note that we are closed on Monday, November 11th in honour of our veterans.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Memories and More News, October 23, 2013

We have stocked up on lots of new products for your Christmas crafting pleasure!  Several new dies from Memorybox, Poppy Stamps, Impression Obsession, Dee's, Spellbinders and Cottage Cutz have arrived along with many Christmas themed embossing folders.
Also, you will find new 6" X 6" paper pads, peel offs and several gorgeous new stamp sets from JustRite, Penny Black and Stampendous.  To embellish your creations, we've brought in bling from Zva, Queen and Company, Want 2 Scrap and Mark Richards as well as gorgeous ribbons and twine from May Arts.
Tools that have been restocked include the Envelope Punch Board, Stamp Presses, Paper Blossom Tool Kits and Mats, snowflake and Christmas themed punches from Martha Stewart.  New in the store is We R Memory Keepers Corner Mounter.  Soon we will be receiving We R's Corner Picture Punches a variety of Box Punch Boards.
You can view our classes at  We add new classes frequently, so be sure to check back!  Maresa will be adding her "Tis the Season" Chalkboard Christmas card class tomorrow and we will have another guest instructor teaching "Colour Me Cute" using a Prismacolor pencil crayon and Gamsol colouring technique.

Monday, September 23, 2013

Memories and More News September 23, 2013.

We have just received a large shipment of the new Poppy Stamp dies by Memory Box, Impression Obsession dies and stamps as well as Sizzix Christmas and floral themed dies. Also, we have several new embossing folders and specialty papers that are perfect for your fall and Christmas card projects.
We've added to our selection of Micro Fine glitters and Christmas themed peel offs for your crafting pleasure!  You'll find ornament, Christmas tree and sentiment designs as well as an addition to our Christmas glitter colours.
On sale at 25% off from Tuesday, September 24th to Monday, September 30th:
All Spellbinder dies including the latest arrivals which include snowflake sets, fancy labels and more!
All punches including EK, Martha Stewart, Punch Bunch, We R Memory Keepers and McGill brands.
All Darcies stamps, patterned papers and Tin Pins including our new Halloween and winter Penguin themed sets.
All Graphic 45 pattened papers including the gorgeous Birdsong patterns that Bonnie used to create her
"Asian Influence" card set.
Be sure to check the upcoming classes on the website at
Warm regards,
Gina, Hazel, Bonnie, Julie, Denica, Lorrie and Jolinda.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Penny Black Christmas Stamps & Dies Have Arrived!

Penny Black has introduced thin metal dies that coordinate with their stamp line!  You will find ornaments, snowflakes, birds, a holly flourish and Christmas themed word dies in the new line.

New art board by Penny Black shows ideas on how to use the new stamps we've received.  You will receive a sheet outlining the products used to create these gorgeous cards!  Watch for more samples and classes using the stamps in the near future.

Graphic 45's Happy Haunting Patterned Papers In Stock Now

Thursday, September 5, 2013

September News at Memories and More

With the fall season around the corner, we're back to crafting big time here at Memories and More!  Take a peek at the website at and check out our growing list of classes.  You will find gorgeous sets of cards by Bonnie, including her Asian Influence set for which she received a very complimentary phone call from the owner of Dee's Designs, the manufacturer of the dies she used! Hazel has created a beautiful accordian style Christmas card and coordinating box envelope for those extra special people on your list.  Hazel will also be teaching the ABC's, DEF's of Scrapbooking and Cricut classes this month.

We have joined together and created one card each for our Christmas Card Kit which you can order from the store.  Week one has been posted to our classes on the site already!  This months' Stack-a-Stash class has a few more openings and features two all occasion cards in fall colours and two lovely silver embossed Christmas cards.

On a sad note, Charmagne no longer has time to work in the store, but hopes to find time in the future to teach classes.  We will miss her!

New in the store:

- All the new dies from Spellbinders just arrived and there are many gorgeous designs!

Julie used the new Majestic Labels Twenty Five to create a gorgeous card that Canadian Scrapbooker published in their   Fall issue.  They've called it one of their all time favourites from Spellbinders and I have to agree.

- SEI specialty papers for fall and Christmas including glittered, foiled and pearlized patterns.  We've stocked  the Yesteryear, Mirelle, Holiday Traditions, Chalet and Berry Melody lines.

- BoBunny's Silver and Gold patterned papers for Christmas.

- Pearl, glittered and mirror cardstock and text weight papers.

- Christmas themed dies from Dee's Designs and Cheery Lynn.

- Dimensional floral dies from Susan's Garden.

Lots more patterned papers, stamps and a new Memory Box die realease arriving soon!

On Sale from Friday, September 6th to Thursday, September 12th at 30% off are all of our baby,
sports, outdoor, school and animal/pet scrapbooking papers and stickers.
Warm regards,

Gina, Hazel, Bonnie, Julie, Lorrie, Denica and Jolinda

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

New Spellbinder Dies Have Arrived!

Majestic Labels 25 is on of my favourites! 
Gold Squares One is a classic. 

Lace Hearts is the most beautiful heart die set I've seen.

Lots more designs can are in the store now!

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Memories and More News: August 15, 2013

It's hard to believe it's the middle of August already.  We've filled our upcoming Christmas card workshops and our August crop as well.  Everybody seems to be in the mood for creating!
We do have a few spaces in the morning and afternoon Stack A Stash class with Bonnie where you create two all occasion cards and two Christmas cards.  You can view the pictures and details regarding the class at  Hope you can join in on the fun!
On Sale from Thursday, August 15 to Wednesday, August 21 at 25% off:
All clear, cling and wood mounted stamps.  We have a great selection of Penny Black, Hero Arts, Technique Tuesday, Stampendous, Art Impressions, JustRite Stamps and more!
All patterned papers including our new Fall, Halloween and Christmas designs.
All bling, pearl, button, brad and grommet embellishments.
All scrapbook albums.
You may have noticed the Christmas tree in the store decorated with little packages.  In each package is a special treat...a discount of between 10 and 25%  on your entire purchase in the store!  With so many new dies, stamps and paper lines arriving,  it's perfect timing to get great product at great prices.
*Sale prices don't apply to special ordered items.   The discount in the packages can't be doubled up with this weeks' 25% off stamps, patterned paper, embellishments or albums

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

New 2013 Holiday Collection From Memory Box Arriving Next Week!

The new 2013 Holiday Collection from Memory Box Dies is on it's way!  Check out some of the images on our Pinterest site at  Click on the Memory Box board to view several of the most gorgeous Christmas dies yet.  If you sign up to follow our boards, your name will be entered into a draw to receive a new die!

Monday, June 24, 2013

9th Anniversary Sale at Memories and More!

Summer greetings from all of us at Memories and More!   Although the weather hasn't been too summery as of late, we are looking forward to many warm days ahead.  
To celebrate our 9th anniversary on Byland Rd, we are having an awesome sale!  From Tuesday, June 25th to Sunday, June 29th, the following products will be on sale at 30% Off:

All Tim Holtz products...that's right everything from all of his lines!
Dies, embossing folders, Ideology embellishments, 
cling stamp sets, Distress Stains, Distress Paints, Distress Ink Pads and Reinkers, Markers, Rock Candy crackle paint, dry glitter, Coordinations
paper packs, Kraft Core Shattered and Distress Cardstock
and Tonic Studios tools.

Crate Paper's adorable papers and embellishments.

 My Minds Eye's gorgeous specialty patterned papers.

Webster's Pages designer papers and embellishments.
Authentique's beautifully textured papers

 Hero Arts stamps including wood, cling and clear sets.

Technique Tuesday's clear stamp sets.

We're picking up a large order on Tuesday and the following products will be on the shelves later this week:
Penny Black clear and cling mount stamp sets, Spellbinder dies, Cuttlebug and Darice embossing folders, a variety of metal embellishments, patterned papers and much more!

Be sure to check out our beautiful new card, project and layout classes at
Warm regards,
Gina, Hazel, Bonnie, Charmagne and Julie.

Friday, June 14, 2013

Memories and More Newsletter, June 14

Memories & More

We have great new product in our summer/travel section now at the front
 of the store!  You will find adorable summery themed stamp sets and
 matching tin pins by Darcie's, incredibly detailed laser die cuts from
Paper Wizard in a variety of travel themes, papers from Kaisercraft and
 We R Memory Keepers and more!

 If you want to create an extra special scrapbook page with your photos
 from a trip to Disneyland, Hawaii, Mexico, the Caribbean or Europe, we
have the perfect products for you.

 Be sure to check out the new page protectors from We R Memory Keepers.
 They have created a panoramic two page protector designed to give a
 seamless look for binders as well as the pocket styles made popular by
 Becky Higgens.  These page protectors are the best quality available and
also come packaged in a 50 piece box at an excellent price.

New classes will be posted on the blog on Saturday, so be sure to check
 back in a few days at

On sale at 30% off are all of our dies including Memorybox, Spellbinders,
 Sizzix, Elizabeth Craft Designs, Cheery Lynn Designs and more!  This sale
 will run from Friday, June 14th to Thursday, June 20th.

Warm regards,
Gina, Hazel, Bonnie, Charmagne and Julie.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Darcie's clear and cling stamps and matching tin pins are perfect for creating summery fun themed the store now!

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

New Mixed Media Sections

We have added many products that will enable you to explore your creativity further!  There are numerous You Tube videos with excellent tutorials or you can take upcoming classes at the store and play as you learn.

* Golden Fluid Acrylics
* Liquitex Gesso, Acrylic Mediums, Modeling Paste
* Faber Castell Gelatos, Paper Crafter's Crayons, Pitt Pens, Water Colour Pencils, Stampers Big    Brush india ink pens and more!
* Selection of paint brushes, palette knives, etc.
*Mists from Dylusions, Heidi Swapp, Ranger and Tattered Angels.
*Mixed media and water colour art journals and paper pads.
*Many more stencils from Crafters Workshop, Prima and Dylusions.
*Gelli Arts gel printing plates.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

A Small Sample of the New Memorybox Dies!

We have just put out the new "Fresh Cuts" dies and they are spectacular!  We have over 5 dozen new designs in a variety of themes right across the top display of our Memorybox die section.  Come in soon for the best selection as they do take time to reorder.

Monday, April 8, 2013

Tim Holtz Full Demo of Distress Paint and Rock Candy Dry Glitter at CHA 2013

Tim Holtz Distress Paints in Stock Now

Distress Paints are very fluid water-based acrylic paints for multiple surfaces. Tim and Ranger developed these special paints to be reactive with water just like Distress Inks and Distress Stains - perfect to accomplish a wide variety of artistic techniques. Distress Paints have a convenient dabber system for easy and mess-free application. Use with stamps, paper, wood, metal, glass, plastic and more for a timeless matte finish on craft projects.
  • 27 colors that coordinate with the Distress palette
  • Very fluid water-based, multi-surface acrylic paint
  • Timeless matte finish paint in 1 oz. bottles
  • Reactive with water like Distress Inks and Stains
  • Convenient dabber system application

Thursday, April 4, 2013

New Dies and Stamps From Memorybox

Memorybox has just shipped us their new spring release which includes 93 new dies and several cling style stamps to choose from.  The dies are gorgeous and feature a variety of themes from floral to seasonal motifs.  Watch for them in the store next week!

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Faber Castell Gift Boxed Gelatos in Stock Now!

Just back from Oroville with several boxes of the hard to come by Faber Castell boxed sets of Gelatos  They will be out on the shelves tomorrow, Thursday, April 4th.  If you're interested in a set please call the store at 250-769-1257 or email us at to make sure we haven't sold out.