Friday, October 31, 2008

Kellydale is the winner of the blog drawing!!!

Kellydale stop by anytime to pick up your loot!!!
Happy Halloween!!!!!!

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

I wanted to share with you the Give a Way for this week! A great selection from Little Yellow Bicycle's Frightful Collection. All you have to do is leave a comment on the blog to have your name put in the drawing on Friday. This collection does not disappoint! What a great Halloween line....make sure you take lots of photos on Friday of all your little spooks!!! Love the flocked spider web and the orange dot!!!

Fun! Fun!

Check out this laser cut paper! Love it!!
We just got in some great new papers from Prima...glittered and embossed. Gorgeous stuff!The reverse side. Spaceboy papers from Prima!!! Can't you just see some Buzz Lightyear photos on these! Hint..Hint, Angie!!! The reverse side!

Stop in this week...Thursday, Friday and Saturday will be our open house/1st anniversary celebrations. Refreshments, make n takes, door prizes and in store specials!!

Saturday, October 25, 2008

Little Yellow Bicycle Explosion Box and Give A Way

I had fun creating this little explosion box with the Halloween Collection from Little Yellow Bicycle. Just a great line...I'm totally impressed with their products and look forward to ordering the Christmas and Valentine's Day Lines. Amazing papers and embellishments. So for this week's give a way and because it's Halloween...we will be giving away a collection of Little Yellow Bicycle Papers and embellishments. Just leave a comment to get your name put in the drawing for Friday. We are going to have so much fun this week at the Playground with make n takes, a great little class on Thursday night, in store specials, door prizes and refreshments. Thanks for your patronage this past year and making the store a success.

Friday, October 24, 2008

It's Give A Way Friday!!!!

Jody Williams is the winner of this week's give a way. The collections of ribbons from American Crafts. Congratulations Jody! We appreciate your business, your enthusiasm, and all you do to promote us! Stay tuned for this week's give a way. I'll try and get it posted tomorrow...but you can leave comments on this post to get a jump start if you would like.

We got more of these amazing Countdown Calendars from Karen Foster in. We sold a ton at the retreat and finally have them back in stock. Hurry, quick, before they are all gone!! The one below was done by Angie cute. Perfect for Christmas, or a Birthday countdown.

A fun little project from Maya Road. Cute little house with paint and glitter and fun papers from Imaginisce. The kit comes with the little doors, windows, shutters, and hearts. Plus the coolest little book. Maya Road has the greatest projects. Check out their website at They even provide the templates for most of their projects so that you don't have to trace and do all that dreaded sanding. Love that!!! This is the little album that was tucked inside. I Distressed Inked the pages with Spiced Marmalade and a blending tool and then just added the papers, and chipboard letters. Still need to add some photos.

We got lots and lots of new Prima's in today. A ton. All of them are must haves for your collection.

Check out these great Halloween epoxy stickers and studded stickers from Prima also. So stinking cute. I am going to be sad when Halloween Season is over. I just love all of this stuff so much!!!

See what I mean by tons of Prima's!!!!

Everything they make is so beautiful...and flowers complete almost every project!! You can't go wrong!!!

Make sure to stop in this week for all the fun new things and don't forget that we will be celebrating our one year Anniversary on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. We will have make n takes, refreshments, door prizes and some in store specials. Hope to see you soon! Have a creative weekend and make sure to leave a comment on the blog!!!

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

More to share

This week's give a way...8 different spools of ribbon from American Crafts. Autumn and Christmas themed, perfect for all your upcoming projects. Just leave a comment on the blog to have your name put in the drawing for Friday!!!

New Maya Road arrived today. The cutest little villa that can be made in to a Kleenex box, it has the little windows, doors, chimney and even a little album inside. Maya Road has some of the greatest projects. Check out their website and blog, Two different sizes of tins, a coffee break tin and a lunch box tin. These would make great tins to decorate for gift giving and perfect for cards. Check out that little tin full of chipboard snowflakes...oh the possibilities.
Fun, clear snowflake ribbons and calendar turns!!!
We wanted to share some great work by one of our design team members, Jen Gordon. Darling projects...the cutest clear Halloween Clear Scallop Album. Great work Jen!!!

Look at these sweet little chipboard birds from Maya Road. Jen added papers and paper clips for legs...too clever.
Okay, I couldn't get this one to rotate, but oh my gosh, is it adorable. A sweet little hanger from Crafty Secrets and a chipboard snowflake from Bazzill.
Sweet little bookmarks!!!
And this amazing TRAVEL Album from Bo Bunny. Jen did a wonderful job designing this. KI Memories papers make this album bright and fun. Great use of the papers! Love it!!!

Jen, thank so much for all of your hard work. We always love what you bring in, so talented. Keep up the great work. We appreciate all you do!
Make sure you leave a comment and get in on the drawing this week!

Saturday, October 18, 2008

We have a Winner!!!!

We have a winner of the Bazzill In Stitch'z Birthday Templates!


Mary left a comment on October 12! I think I know who it is, but just email me back at!!!!

This week we will be having another give away! Ten different spools of ribbon from American Crafts...a great variety. Fall and Christmas Spools!! 4 feet on each spool! Fun, creative ribbons for fun, creative customers! You know the drill, leave a comment on the blog to be entered in the drawing for next Friday! I will post a picture soon!!!

Have a Wonderful Weekend!!!

Congrats Mary!!!!

Thursday, October 16, 2008

New Blog for you to follow

I wanted to share with you a new blog that is so amazing. Danielle Flander's Homespun with aHeart. Just an amazing blog with some of cutest projects ever. Danielle is a Rapid City native, now living in New York. I was introduced to her by Shonna, (Scrappin Ladies 2), this summer. She is an amazing talent and is so inspiring. Her scrapcredentials are unbelievable. She designs for lots of companies and is currently designing for Pink Paislee. You have to check out the projects she has done with the Vintage Moon Collection. I can't wait to see what she's up to next. Make sure to stop by her blog, and prepare to be inspired! Leave her a comment and tell her the Playground sent ya!!! Just click the link to the right....Homespun with Heart.

New Basic Grey ....Christmas Wassail

The new Basic Grey has arrived!! As usual, incredible papers from one of the leader's in the industry. Basic Grey's Wassail Collections is just beautiful. All double sided! Stop in soon for the best selection and watch for special classes featuring the Wassail line in Novermber and December. A calendar, cards and gift boxes and tags will be featured in classes with this beautiful line!!

Leave a comment, only one more day til we draw for the Bazzill In Stitch'z templates!!!

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Pink Paislee

I wanted to take the time to share a new line of papers we have at the Playground...Pink Paislee. A fairly new company with beautiful papers and amazing attention to detail. The Vintage Moon collection is gorgeous and is one of the top selling paper lines of the fall nation wide. People just can't get enough of these wonderful papers The have a vintagey (if that's a word) autumn theme. You have to see them in person, they are so gorgeous.

Love the black ledger paper...
A sweet little 8x8 paper pack with the cutest little owl. If you follow the big name magazines and online stores, you have seen this little guy everywhere.
Gorgeous die cut papers, and check out that blue with the silver. So pretty!!

Fun letters to match!!
This is the beautiful Spring Fling Collection. Again just beautiful, fun papers!!!
Love that tree!!
More die cut papers!

Make sure to go to to see more of their amazing, gorgeous products and check out their blog and designers. Wonderful stuff, we will be two new lines yet this month. You are going to fall in love with Pink Paislee. Guaranteed!!!

Thank you for playing along on the blog. I couldn't be more thrilled to have you playing along and participating. Your comments and ideas are so important to us. You have me so excited about your participation that I might keep doing a give away every single week from now on. So keep the comments coming and get in on the fun!!!