Thursday, August 30, 2012

What's New This Week?

We have had a few shipments arrive so far this week that we're excited to share with you. Everyone loves washi tape, right? Well, We R Memory Keepers now has washi paper! Imagine - adorable patterns in a an adhesive 12x12 sheet! You'll find them over by our embellishments and other washi tape in the store. We are also has a new Halloween collection, Black Widow, that's creepy and cool. Plus, I can't forget to tell you that the new Mini 8 Punches have arrived! These are scaled-down versions of the Lucky 8s, and work great on smaller pages (like 6x6), cards and more!
We also have the new 2012 Prima Idea Book - hot off the press. Anna Griffin's new line, Camilla, is also on the shelf (gorgeous). Best Creation has six new glittered paper collections. Last, but not least, we have some new stamps from Hampton Art. They are now making stamps for 7 Gypsies, Doodlebug and more. Plus, the ones in stock are amazing! Imagine - little cling sets for $0.99!

This is in no way winding down. We still have so many new products yet to arrive. We'll keep you posted as they come in.


Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Classes Galore

We've got so many cool classes on our calendar these days!  I tell ya - these girls are crankin' out the amazing crafty ideas!  The calendar for September is filling up and I wanted to highlight one class that didn't make it into the newsletter.  Here's some info on Jane's next card class:

Monday, 9/17, 5-8p, $20

A Whole (Dozen) in One Card Class

Participants will make a dozen cards in an assortment (2 each of six patterns) and a carrying tote! These make awesome gifts (or keep them for yourself).

Please bring: 12" paper trimmer, pencil, adhesives (double-sided tape and high tack recommended), scissors and glue dots.  Optional: brown ink pad, paper piercing tool or needle for brads.

Drawing and a Freebie, Anyone?

We have a couple offers for you in the store...  First off, we have a very cool magazine from Prima Marketing that you can take home free with any $10 Prima purchase (did you see the new stuff that just came in, by the way?  Shouldn't be too hard).  The magazine has tons of project ideas in it, as well as some free paper samples and a special offer.  This offer is valid while supplies last.

Second item of business...  How about a drawing?!  We haven't done one in a while, so let's give it a go.  We'd like to give away a FREE Crop Plus (Friday crop) for one lucky winner and three of their friends - yes, a Friday crop for 4!  Here's how:  For every $25 you spend on merchandise (before tax, in one transaction), you'll receive an entry to the drawing.  Entries will be accepted now through August 30th at close.  We'll draw the winner on 8/31/12 - it could be YOU! 

Lawn Fawn, Carta Bella and More!

I'm very excited about what I saw on the counter today! We just received the newest stamps (and papers, oh yeah) from Lawn Fawn! They're adorable, to say the least. We also received a new Stamping magazine from Northridge Media (good pairing, right?). Next up, we have the latest from Carta Bella - All Hallow's Eve and Alphabet Junction. Last but not least, we have three new lines from Simple Stories - Handmade Holiday, Take a Hike and Harvest Lane. I think there's something for everyone!

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Wrapping up the Week

The rest of the new goods that came in this week are almost all out (yes, there was so much it took longer than we planned).  Here's what's in store now...
  • Queen & Company - a full line of new Trendy (Washi) tapes and Goosebumps (bling)
  • New tools and albums from We R Memory Keepers - love the new Retrospect 6x6 Albums!
  • Zva - new bling in fun shapes and cool colors
  • Bazzill - two new collections, Timeless and Beach House
I can't wait to see what next week brings!

My new favorite!

I admit it - I'm hooked! Washi tape is the most fabulous new product on the market! I bought a few rolls, but wasn't quite sure what to do with them so I stashed them away. Sound familiar? I'm as guilty as everyone else; I buy and bury. So I decided it was time to try something new - and once I started playing with washi tape, I couldn't stop! I made borders and photo mats, pennants and flags, popsicles and frames. I ended up creating a quick, easy class using bright blue, green and orange tape to make 4 cheery, summer 12 x 12 pages (join me for this fun class on Wed. Aug. 29th from 6-9pm). But I couldn't stop there! There are so many great prints available that I created a second class - using Disney themed washi tape. If you're a Disney fan, or just want to play with this great new product, join me on Wed. Sept. 26th from 6-9pm for the Disney themed class. Give it a try, you'll love washi tape, too. It's inexpensive (as little as $2.99/roll), easy to use (just tear or cut it), and one of the most versatile product on the market! And Scrappy Chic just received a huge shipment of new designs including Halloween and Christmas. Hurry in, they won't last long!

Friday, August 17, 2012

We're on a Roll...

I was out of town for a few days, and when I got back...  well, let's just say the girls ran out of trays again.  There was THAT much that came in during the week!  Here's what's on the shelf so far:
  • Technique Tuesday - new stamps including Ali Edwards' sets
  • Fancy Pants - three new collections
  • Hero Arts - many new stamps (some still in boxes)
  • Bo Bunny - Rejoice, Mistletoe, Apple Cider and Detour collections (all amazing)
  • New magazines from Somerset
  • Crafter's Workshop - new templates and even acrylic stamp sets!
  • Bella Blvd. - Birthday Boy, Birthday Girl and Thankful collections
  • Creative Imaginations - new stickers and other products like those by Marah Johnson
  • My Mind's Eye - Lost & Found Halloween (yes, they did it again)
  • Prima - tons of new papers and embellishments (amazing)!
  • Ranger - metallic Distress Stains, Rock Candy Glitter, embossing dabbers, mini paints from Claudine Helmuth and more
  • Farm House Papers - this is a brand new company, and their new collections, Fair Skies and Where Ideas Take Root, are wonderful

Like I said, that's what we've put out SO FAR. There are tons of boxes we haven't even had time to crack open just yet. We'll keep posting as we discover what's new.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Another Busy Week

We're getting more boxes as the week goes on.  Here's what we've opened up so far...

October Afternoon - their new Woodland Park line is adorable!

Paper House - tons of new themed papers and embellishments (they've really stepped up their style, too).

Did I forget to mention the two new lines from Authentique? Curiosity and Enchanted are amazing!

We'll keep you posted as the new arrivals appear!

Sunday, August 5, 2012

It's Yard Sale Day!

Come one, come all... It's the Scrapbook Yard Sale, y'all!  Sorry, I felt the need to throw some rhyme in there...  But really, the Yard Sale is in full effect until 5pm today, and you won't want to miss the amazing deals here on new and used supplies from our customers.  The lines are moving pretty quickly - see you soon!

Saturday, August 4, 2012

It's Been a Busy Week!

There have been boxes after boxes floating around here, but we've got most of it in the computer now.  Here's what's arrived so far...
  • Imaginisce - New Halloween collection
  • Teresa Collins - Vintage Findings Collection (my absolute favorite!)
  • A Jillian Vance Design - Youthful dies and stamps designed by the 13-year-old owner of this new company!  You have got to see the zipper die...
  • My Mind's Eye - The Sweetest Thing and two new Christmas lines
  • Carta Bella - Parisian Girl collection
  • Reminisce - tons of new themed collections!
  • Licensed memorabilia boxes, scrapbook albums and ticket albums for Detroit Tiger, Lions and Red Wings!

    The girls still have a little work to do getting them out on the shelf, but this is only the beginning.