Friday, March 31, 2017

Free Saturday Make and Take and Trunk Show!

We are very excited to offer a free Make and Take tomorrow, Saturday April 1st from 2-3:30.  The make and take will be offered by Denise Storck, the owner of the Project Bin.  Denise designed a very special stamp set called "Spencer's Set" that was created to raise awareness about autism.  April 1st is the start of Autism Awareness month, so the timing of the set is absolutely perfect.  The stamp set will be at the store for sale, and a part of the proceeds from the sale of the set will go towards autism research.  Not only that, but Denise will be bringing additional stamp sets with her for a mini trunk show.  It is a great opportunity to raise money for a good cause, meet and support a local stamp company, and you even get to make a free card to share with someone you love.  See you then!

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

New Memory Box and Videos

We have a HUGE shipment of Memory Box that arrived, so we wanted to share with you a couple of videos and pictures to help inspire you on how to use the new goodies. I know all the ocean themed dies make me ready for warmer weather. Plus, don't even get me started on all the woodland fairies.  They are wonderful!

Video 1 with the fairies, watercolor and Distress Inks:

You can also see the video directly on YouTube here:

Video 2 with a narwhal, glitter masking and Distress Oxide Inks

You can also see the video directly on YouTube here:

Samples with the new products:

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Wednesday Free Make and Take

The @tayloredexpressions Grumplings are so much fun to color and make into cards.  The ironic thing is their grumpiness always puts a smile on my face!  Join us Wednesday, March 29th anytime from 10am-8:30pm to make your own free "grumpy" card.  Not only will you leave with a great card but you will also practice coloring with @copicmarker Perfect!

Monday, March 27, 2017

The Nitty Gritty!

Join Angela this Tuesday any time between 12 & 2 and try the Ranger Distress Grit-Paste.  This wonderfully creamy paste maintains its texture after it dries without becoming brittle!  You'll learn how the paste "accepts" different Distress products to add color.  And, you'll get to play with the brand new Tim Holtz mini stencils.  So much fun and full of free-liciousness!

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Free Saturday Demo

Hi everyone.  Laura here.  Join me anytime this Saturday for a free demo of how to use the new MISTI Corners.  It is the last demo of our March MISTI Madness series, so you won't want to miss it!

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

New from Concord and 9th plus a Video!

Greetings everyone.  We have new goodies from Concord and 9th that we think you are really going to love. 

First of all, they have new stencils, stamps, and patterned papers that are designed to work together in a new and innovative way.  The best way to show you how they work is to share their video with you:

You can also watch the video directly on YouTube here-

Here are some samples of other things you can make with the new stamp and dies that arrived:

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Wednesday Free Make and Take

Fun card for our free Make and Take tomorrow (Wed, March 22).  It uses some of Tim Holtz's quirky stamps, MFT dies, and Copic markers.  Join us anytime between 10am-8:30pm to make your free card!

Monday, March 20, 2017

Embellish with Enamel Accents

This Tuesday, Angela will show you all kinds of tips and techniques for working with Enamel Accents - and she'll show you something she discovered that may actually have originated with her (gotta love happy accidents!)

You'll learn how to make good "round" dots, how to keep the paint from "exploding" when you squeeze it and how to keep the tip from clogging - and more!!!  Who knew there were so many things to discover?!?!

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Dreaming of spring

We will be opening LATE on Wednesday, March 15 - at 11:30 am.  We will have our FREE make-and-take, as usual.  And it will have you thinking spring.  Join us and make one for yourself!

Closed Tuesday, March 14

We will be closed today. Angela's free Learn at Lunch will be postponed until next Tuesday. We hope that if you are able to stay inside today, you'll make some time to be creative. Also, visit our website to check out all the great classes we have coming up. Above all, stay safe.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Saturday MISTI demo and Upcoming Classes

A new Saturday in March means a new MISTI topic.  Stop by anytime Saturday for a free demo by Laura Speaking of Laura, she has an encore Distress Oxide class this Sunday.  If you have been curious about the pads and want a chance to play, this is the class for you.  Preregistration is required:

Have you ever found yourself intimidated by Kaisercraft's 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 paper pads and ephemera collection packs? Although all the elements coordinate perfectly, you struggle with creating a card. Come join Deb and unravel the mystery of creating with Kaisercraft's beautiful paper pads and ephemera. In class, you will make 4 cards using the Party Time collection and leave with ideas for several other cards. These cards make perfect gift sets and/or to have on hand for unexpected celebrations. 

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Penny Black- New Goodies!

Penny Black has absolutely beautiful floral stamps that make for really elegant cards.  We have many of their brand new stamps and dies, so you will definitely want to give them a look.

One of the popular line of stamps from Penny Black is their Brushstroke floral images.  If you have ever been intimidated by them, definitely give this video a look.  It gives you ideas for using the MISTI and watercoloring the flowers:

Here are more ideas for using their stamps.  They pair well with sentiments for any occasion:

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

New My Favorite Things

The new release from My Favorite Things is here and loaded with goodies.  There are ninjas, pandas, lions, baby clothes, and so much more.  Don't forget to pick up their new paper packs!