Monday, June 28, 2010

Blog Candy

I have only 3 comments to win the Blog Candy (We R Old Glory Collection)! You guys aren't really going to let it be so easy to win, are you??? Leave a comment about your 4th of July plans and you could win. If you stop and shop at the store, you can put your name in twice. Double your chances!

It's a great collection from We R! Tons of great papers, chipboard stickers and alphas! Patriotic with a touch of vintage. Exclusive to independent retailers!!!! So take lots of pictures, cause your going to have lots of paper!

My 4th of July plans include a trip to Gillette to relax with my favorite brother and sister in law (and enjoy my sister in laws awesome room full of every paper crafters dream stash and maybe get her to share her talents with me). My Mom and Dad are going over too! So it shall be a great weekend to just enjoy family. Plus my brother is a great cook! Gotta love that!

Saturday, June 26, 2010

Wednesday, June 30, Blue Plate Special, 4 cards, $3.00

Come make 4 cards for $3.00 on Wednesday....a blue plate special! Please bring scissors and adhesives. Every hour on the hour, from 10:00 to 3:00! Shouldn't take more than hour for you to put these together...includes envelopes! No need to make reservations, just stop by, create and have fun! All cards features stamps from Skipping Stones Design!

little gift card holder!

Leave a comment on the blog, send me an email or stop by to register to win a Scrapbook Pad, from We R Old Glory, an $18.00 value! Tell me about your 4th of July plans to win!! Drawing held on Friday!


This week, all Sassafrass products 40% off!

And buy a July issue of CARDS or STAMPING and you can buy an older issue from Northridge Media for just $5.oo!

Friday, June 25, 2010

Eclipse (Edward) Card by Chelsea

Hey guys! Make sure you check out Core'dinations Blog today, located under blogs I follow on the right, to see Chelsea's fantastic card made with Core'dinations Cardstock and my very favorite vampire, Edward!
Congrats, Chelsea! Way to go!
Make sure to leave her some praise!!!

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Eclipse Tuesday

Come join the fun before Eclipse on Tuesday night. 6:00 pm! We will be making 4 Twilight (Eclipse) inspired cards with the new Creative Imaginations Breathless epoxy stickers. We will also be making 4 magnets (hard to photograph with the glass baubles) and a necklace! Cost is $20.00, please bring scissors, adhesives (including pop dots and glue dots). You'll go home with a few extra stickers and be inspired to create a page or maybe journal a page or two about Eclipse. Can't wait to see the movie. So excited! Call 721-7529 or email to reserve your spot!
I will have refreshments, just not sure what to have for all of you Fanpire and Fang fans...let me know your ideas or if you want to volunteer to bring something!

Monday, June 21, 2010

Jenni Bowlin Butterflies and OA's Go Fly A Kite

New arrivals at the store this week include the new Jenni Bowlin Banner Butterfly Stickers, these are so cute and can be used for card making, scrapboooking and so much more. The perfect size. OOops! The pink ones didn't make it into the photo! They have polka dot, damask, ledger, tickets, music sheet designs. Love these! October Afternoon (one of my very, very favorite companies) Go Fly A Kite has arrived. This line is so perfect for summer scrapping and I adore this company because you can use this so easily for cards, so versatile!
This one is called Ice Cream! Can't wait to create with this's one of the hottest papers of the summer.
Strawberry Jam


Front Porch

Picnic Table


The amazing sticker sheet.
Too cute, double sided, journaling cards.

And the fabulous B sides.

It's an incredible line, wonderful quality and exclusive to independent retailers!

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Magazines are here and Too Good to Pass Up Tuesday

The new magazines are here...Cards and a Special Edition Stamping. 40% off retail can't go wrong with these. Both are full of gorgeous cards and layouts!
Too Good to Pass Up Tuesday Night, June 22 at 6:00 pm. Cost is 10.00. We will be doing a two page layout featuring So Sophie from My Mind's Eye. A beautiful, rich collection of papers and embellishments. If you haven't had a chance to work with MME papers, here's your get in on amazing quality or gorgeous easy layouts. For those of you who have used MME, you know how wonderful it is!
Please bring scissors, a paper trimmer, adhesives (including glue dots and pop dots) and a catseye ink in brown or black. Call 721-7529 or email

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Ta Da Scrapbooking Papers have arrived!!

The cutest lines of paper just arrived from Ta Da Scrapbooking! So cute, so cool. These first one's are laser cut. The white you see is just an underneath sheet that I put there to show you, so can back them with whatever patterned papers or cardstock that you would like! How cute are they???

A Little R&R is the name of this camping and outdoor line!

Love this!!!!

The fabulous b sides!!!

Another Laser cut...adorable?!?!?

Check out Ollie the Chicken and those patterned pigs, plus the goats. Not something you see very often, the goats on paper, but how perfect for Old MacDonald's Farm photos!!!

And Ollie the Chicken comes has a stamp! Love him!

Monday, June 14, 2010

Saturday's Card Class, June 19

Juicy Fruit Card Class, Saturday, June 19, 10:00 am. Cost is $10.00.

I love this new set of stamps from Skipping Stones Designs, adorable, fun and summer inspired, (seriously, someday we are going to have sunshine and summer, right?). We will be making four cards. Please bring scissors, adhesives (including popdots, glue dots and scor-tape) and a paper trimmer. Call 721-7529 or email to reserve your spot!!!
This one is tilted a little wonky, sorry. (Geez, Kara's only been back a day and I'm already using that word, lol).

Super cute, except I think I need a bright lime green ink, so that will be replaced by class time!!

Look Comfy? Maybe for Sam but.....

not so comfy for Nell! Poor girl, being smushed by her baby sister. Nell is so patient and tolerable of Sam. They stayed this way pretty much throughout the whole movie we were watching. Silly dogs!

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Skipping Stone Designs Make N Takes and Tuesday Class

Join Heather Englebretson of Skipping Stones Design Stamps for some fun filled make n takes on Saturday from 10-2. Please bring scissors and adhesive to participate. Four projects to introduce you to some of her new stamp sets. The Father's Day/Fishing set is a must have. She has some other new set available and they will all be here! Heather is an awesome designer and what a pleasure to have a stamp artist right here in our city. Check out here website and blog at Visit her blog and check out her amazing design team. Chelsea, one of our talented local gals, is on that very team. You will be totally inspired, and you can pick up your stamp set here at Altered Art.

There is a car show downtown on Saturday, starts and 3:00 and they will be blocking off the street at 3:00 pm. You can park here till probably 2:00 until the RCPD, has your move. You can always use the parking garage for free on Saturday and park to east of 5th street of Main any time that day. Please don't let the parking discourage you from coming down, your safe to park in front of the store until two or so. Should be a beautiful cool day, perfect for creating.

Trying something new on Tuesday night and I hope to able to offer it a couple times a month through Summer. I had to change to Tuesday night because there is just no parking on Thursday nights with the Downtown Summer Nights.
Let me know what you think of the idea, to have a back to basics, no frills class, for $5.00! Plus you will save 15% on your shopping on Tuesday night with class purchase.
Anyways....Too Good to Pass Up Tuesday Nights!!! 6:00 pm. Cost is $5.00. A no frills class. Come in and make this layout featuring WE R Memory Keepers Old Glory line...exclusive to independent scrapbook stores. Learn how to use Glimmer Mist and clear embossing powder to make a clear resist. Please bring a basic scrapbook kit, including scissors, a trimmer, adhesives (including glue dots and pop dots) and a black or charcoal catseye ink. Call 721-7529 or email to reserve your spot. Five bucks and you walk away with a great layout already for the upcoming holiday!!