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February 2017 Newsletter



Essential Packaging Workshops 

We are thrilled to be able to offer the following workshops at Essential Packaging!   

Check our website regularly for updated information.



Beginner Cookie Class - Valentine Owls!



Tuesday, February 7, 2017 

6:00pm - 8:00pm  

$65 per person* 

Instructor: Stacie from Sugar Love Cookie Design 

The cookies will be pre-baked before you arrived so you get to do the fun decorating part! In this hands-on workshop, you will learn the following techniques: flooding consistency, wet on wet technique, ombré effect, eyes and small detail tricks, outlining detailing, feathering and using edible markers. 

All supplies and packaging are included in the workshop. 

You will take home your completed cookies, two icing bags, recipes, feather icing tip, gift packaging and a discount code.  

Limited seats so register early! 

Please see website for more details You can register over the phone
or in person at the Store 604-575-1117


Beginner Quilling Class  - Cards & Tags



Tuesday, April 25th

6:00pm - 7:30pm
$65 per person*

All supplies included.
Instructor: Cheryl from A Paper Life and Essential Packaging

Self proclaimed paper addict, Cheryl from A Paper Life, is offering a workshop on the basic techniques of quilling. You may have seen Cheryl's cards in our Store or on Instagram (@apaperlife) so here is your chance to try this age old craft for yourself. Quilling is rolling thin strips of paper into circles that are then glued and formed into any number of shapes. You will leave the class with 3 finished cards and 2 finished tags.  

In this workshop you will learn the following:
1. Introduction to quilling tools & paper
2. How to hold and use a slotted quilling tool
3. Basic quilling techniques and shapes
4. How to write quill hearts, a flower and a balloon

All supplies and packaging are included in the workshop.
Limited seats so register early!

Please see website for more details You can register over the phone
or in person at the Store 604-575-1117



What a great workshop we 

had at the Store on Saturday! 


Big thanks to the delightful and talented @hellomaurelle who came and shared her love of brush lettering with our eager students...#staytuned for more workshops  with Maurelle coming soon.





Valentine's Day Supplies



Valentine and Spring napkins now available in-store.


A variety of Love and Valentine's Day cards made by Cheryl @APaperLife available in-store.


We have a variety of pink ribbons available for all your Valentine's Day needs.




Check out our Pinterest Page! 

Have you been on our Pinterest page lately?  There is so much to see including board 

Valentines Ideas We Love!