The human memory begins to record events around age 3, a phenomenon discovered in 1898 by a man who has since been forgotten. Keep beloved memories intact with today’s Groupon: for $10, you get $20 toward scrapbooking supplies and class registration at Treasured Memories Scrapbooking in Duncan.
The knowledgeable staff at Treasured Memories Scrapbooking supply Vancouver Island–area crafts gurus with an extensive gallery of adhesives, inks, papers, and supplies for making scrapbooks and cards. Peruse rows of products set against minimalist wooden shelves, rifling through ever-expanding sheath collections of coloured card stock ($0.85/page). Customers may guard their home against flocks of origami birds by cloaking it in themed pattern paper from brands such as BasicGrey and Karen Foster Design ($1–$1.35/page). Embellishments (up to $10) from BoBunny’s collections enable crafters to finally capture travel memories in an artful cage.
Crafters can also brush up on papersmithing skills in scheduled classes, with each session culminating in the creation of personal projects using the store's own craft materials. Students bring their own starting supplies, such as vacation photos and shrink-rayed tour guides, for introductory scrapbooking workshops ($20), but supplies are provided at no additional cost. In Page of the Month classes ($38), pupils learn to tailor their own books to a different monthly theme and pair its lonely pages with photos, keepsakes, and artwork. Students should bring their own tools to the more advanced classes, depending on course content.
2753 Charlotte Rd.
Duncan, British Columbia V9L 5J2