Cinco De Mayo May Blog Hop WINNERS…

Congratulations to the winners of JS Hobbies and Crafts’ Blog Hop Giveaway..

You have 48 hours to claim your prize.  To Claim your prize, please email with your shipping address.

CINDY PAYNE – Gypsy Wagon with G45 ABC Primer paper

LORRAINE JEWITT – Gypsy Wagon with G45  Artisan paper

JAN SHORE – 6 x 6 Mini Album made by Valeri

BONNIE RICKE –  Gatefold Mini album made by Valeri

KIMBERLY GALE –  Dream Mini Album made by Valeri

SONIA THUNBERG – DBS Western Stagecoach and Horse kit

Thank you everyone for participating in the blog hop.   In June, there will be a YouTube Mini Album giveaway by Shellie Geigle you definitely don’t want to miss.  Happy Crafting Everyone!

Cinco de Mayo May Summer Fun Blog Hop and Giveaway

Hello blog hoppers!  Welcome to JS Hobbies and Craft’s .    Below I have a simple, elegant card you can make using  Coredination White Cardstock, Ultimate Crafts 3 in 1 die set,  embossing folder,  Zots 3d dots, and Nuvo Drops – Ivory Seashell

   Core'dinations White Cardstock     Ultimate Crafts Ooh La La Die   Adhesive Dots 

Step 1 – Create your card base . Cut a piece of cardstock that’s 4-1/4″ x 11″.

Step 2. –  Lay on your scoring board where you’re 11″ across your board.  Score at 5-1/2″ and fold on your score line.  Your card base is complete.

Step 3 –  Place a 4″ x 5-1/4″ piece of cardstock into your embossing folder and emboss.   Glue to the front of your card base.

Step 4 –   Die cut your pieces and layer onto your card.  Use 3d zots to create dimension and finish the card with a couple small flowers, bow, and Nuvo Drops.


Blog Hop Giveaway – Enter to win by commenting under this post between May 2nd and May 6, 2018

6 lucky names will be drawn on May 6, 2018 to win one of the following (Note:  Winner’s will be announced on blog May 9.  It is the responsibility of the winner to claim their prize within 48 hours of Winner’s name posted).    Rules:  Must be 18 years or older to enter.  Open to US and International residents so long as the US Postal Service will deliver to your address.  You must comment below this post to get your name into the drawing.   Good luck everyone!

Prizes to be given away:  3 mini albums, 2 gypsy wagons, and a DBS Western Stagecoach and horse kit.

Be sure to visit the following blog’s for more great projects and prizes!

Cinco de Mayo Summer Fun Line-up:
JS Hobbies and Crafts
Amador’s Crafts & Kits
Flair by Me
Vanessa AngelRose Designs


This class includes the major components to making this project – Shellie Geigle’s gypsy wagon #2 pattern that she’s pre-scored and pre-cut out of White cardstock to save you precious time during class. You’ll learn how to assemble your wagon correctly, when to add your paper, getting good fits, and tips during the building process. And, her wagons aren’t just for show, they can hold small mini albums, notepads, flameless candles, and fake plants, just to name a few. You can then decorate the outside and inside of your wagon with miniatures (optional) to fit your paper theme or your style.  Skill Level: Beginner or Experienced Crafter.

DATE:   MAY 20, 2018 – Sunday

TIME:   12:00 pm  (3 hr class) 


INSTRUCTOR:  Shellie Geigle

WHERE:   JS Hobbies and Crafts  7219 NE Hwy 99, Vancouver, WA 98665

See cashier for sign up and items to bring to class.   Limited Seating

Class times are an estimate. They may take longer or may be done sooner. It depends on the speed of all crafters in the class. Please allow an extra hours time on this project.



Join Mel at JS Hobbies and Crafts for this fun 2 project class creating a fold-out card and matching teacup!  Choose between blue designer paper or the purple/green upon sign up for your project.  Class cost includes decorative paper, cardstock, and lace.  After class, fill your teacup with candy or other small gift and send along with card to that special person on your list.

DATE:    MAY 9, 2018 – Wednesday

TIME:   3:30 pm  (this is a 2 hour class)



WHERE:   JS Hobbies and Crafts 7219 NE Hwy 99, Vancouver, WA 98665

See cashier for sign up and items for you to bring to class.


Join in on the fun at JS Hobbies and Crafts for this fully functional stationery box class.  Seats are limited – see cashier for sign up and additional info.  Choose your own paper to decorate your stationery box.  Pictures below are examples of ones made.

DATE:   MAY 2, 2018 – Wednesday

TIME:  4:00 PM  (2- 3 hr class)


INSTRUCTOR:  Shellie Geigle

WHERE:  JS Hobbies and Crafts  7219 NE Hwy 99, Vancouver, WA  98665



Learn to make a fully functional stationery notebook at JS Hobbies and Crafts.  In this class you’ll learn the basic construction needed for a long lasting notebook you can use over and over again.  These are great gift ideas for birthdays and holidays for women or men, including teenagers!   We now offer weed day classes as well as weekends in case you missed this one.

DATE:  MAY 2, 2018 – Wednesday

TIME:   12:00 pm (2 hour class)


INSTRUCTOR:  Shellie Geigle

WHERE:  JS Hobbies and Crafts  7219 NE Hwy 99, Vancouver, WA 98665

CARD CLASS – Elegant All Occasion Layered Card

In this Class, you’ll be shown how to use white cardstock along with layering and embossing to create elegant, all occasion cards.  Skill Level:  Beginner or experienced crafter.

Your class cost includes all cardstock, die cuts, embossed pieces, 3D zots, ribbon, and flowers, that will be ready to assemble upon your arrival

DATE:    APRIL 25, 2018 – Wednesday

TIME:   3:30 pm  (1 hour class)

WHERE:   JS Hobbies and Crafts  7219 NE Hwy 99, Vancouver, WA 98665  


INSTRUCTOR:  Shellie Geigle

Flower Making Class

Learn to make beautiful paper flowers at JS Hobbies and Crafts.  Ever wondered how it’s done?  Well in this class you’ll be taken step by step in the flower making process.  Whether you’re a beginner or experienced crafter, you’ll leave with your beautiful creations and secrets learned.  In this class you’ll be shown inking techniques to get different effects on your flowers, shaping using flower shaping tools, layering, and adding final touches to create that perfect flower!

DATE:   APRIL 25, 2018 – Wednesday

TIME:   1:00 pm  (2 hour class)

INSTRUCTOR:  Shellie Geigle

LOCATION:   JS HOBBIES AND CRAFTS  7219 NE Hwy 99, Vancouver, WA  98665

Scratch Building and Weathering Seminar – Demo by John Geigle

Join John Geigle of JS Hobbies and Crafts located at 7219 NE Hwy 99, Vancouver, WA 98665 for this information seminar and demo on how to scratch build and weather your models.  John has over 20 years of experience as a professional model maker.  Watch and learn to improve your model making skills as he covers the basics and more !

DATE:   APRIL 28, 2018 – Saturday

TIME:   12:00 pm. – 3:00 pm

INSTRUCTOR:  John Geigle