We're On The Move!
The Great American Stamp Store is going “Off Road,” that is, off the Post Road.
For over 21 years the Great
American Stamp Store has been located at 1015 Post Road East, Westport.
This location with its easy access to I95 allowed our business to grow
and attract customers, interest in creativity and the Paper Arts, for
all over the country.
Now, we have made the decision
to move off the Post Road to 8 Church Street South, Westport so we can
continue to grow and provide exciting products and classes. We
will be just around the corner from the former location. Our
driveway is conveniently located directly across from the Barnes &
Noble Shopping center's Church Street exit.
We love this business and have
met so many customers who have become friends, feel like family, and
share our passion for paper arts. Every day we hear “Thank You”
for just being here and we are confident customers will follow us.
We will be open for business
at the new location June 1 with lots of exciting new products and
classes. Follow us on facebook for daily updates or visit our
website for the class schedule.
Tantalizing Techniques Assemblage Class with Marjie Kemper
Saturday, October 26, 2013
(10am-5pm with break for lunch) $85
returns in October with this beautiful home decor piece. Work
with Ranger’s Distress Inks, Distress Markers, Distress Stains, Perfect
Pearls, Ultra Thick Embossing Enamel (UTEE), and more. You’ll
learn fabulous techniques on ink blending, stenciling, embossing, and
creating faux suede. Work with stamps and dies shown or bring
your own to customize the project.
All products you need to bring are available for purchase at the store. If you need them, call to reserve.
Nonstick Craft Mat, Heat Tool, Paper Trimmer, Scissors, Ink Blending
Tools with foam applicators, Brayer, Hole Piercer, Brads, Eyelets and
Eyelet Setting Tools, Apron, Baby Wipes. Makeup Wedges, 2 small clamps
to hold pieces while drying.
: 1 sheet black card stock and 2-3 sheets 8.5 X 11” Ranger Manila Card Stock
Distress Markers (4 or more colors of choice), Distress Inks (Black
Soot, Vintage Photo, Antique Linen + several other colors of choice)
and Archival Inks (Jet Black and a 2-3 other colors of choice)
Paint Brush/Water Brush
– one fine tip
: Gel Medium or Matte Medium, Redline tape (3/8” or wider roll plus 1-2 full 8X10 sheets),
Foam tape or pop dots - (black 3D Foam Squares by Scrapbook Adhesive are great)
Idea-ology Ransom Alpha Parts or other bold black dimensional letters
and Idea-ology Label Letters or other small B&W letters such as
from a Dymo labeler
Metal Embellishments as desired
(Marjie used Idea-ology photo corners, clock, compass, gears, spinners,
trinket pin, brads, and drawer pull but any embellishments will be fine)
Stamps, stencils, and photos if you want to customize your project
Misc: Black string or waxed linen
* Bringing Ranger Manila ATCs too will eliminate some cutting
: Instructions so you won’t have to take notes
: Die Cutting machine, dies, and embossing folders, foam brushes
: Idea-ology Tissue Wrap, Ranger Foil Tape, watercolor paper, grunge paper, patterned paper, corrugated cardboard
White Gesso, Black Gesso, Liquitex Gloss Super Heavy Gel, Ranger Ink Refresher, Glossy Accents
Ranger Distress Stains, Perfect Pearls, Ultra Thick Embossing Enamel (UTEE), Scribbles (similar to Black Enamel Accents)
Stamps and Stencils for shared use.
Ranger Manila card stock- 1 piece (or 4 manila tags)
Distress Paints - at least 4 different colors (sample uses Mustard Seed, Spiced Marmalade, Barn Door and Salty Ocean)
Distress Stains - at least 3 different colors (sample uses Fired Brick, Dusty Concord, and Broken China)
Archival Inks - Jet Black and other colors (if using sample colors above, bring complementary colors)
Ink Blending Tool plus foam applicators
Matte Medium (wet adhesive, dries clear)
Hot Glue gun
Embellishments (sample uses Idea-ology Compass Coins, Spinners, Metal Corners, and Brads)
2-3 toothpicks & makeup wedges
Apron, Baby Wipes
Paper Towels. Gloves
* Please bring your own stamps and stencils if you have them to cut down on waiting time