Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Saturday, March 27, 2010
Friday, March 26, 2010
Thursday, March 25, 2010
We've got in Martha Stewart punches, glitter and micro beads. K&Company paper and embellishments as well as coordinating albums.
And a wide variety of brand new ek Success punches.
Make sure you watch the blog starting next week for details about this great new stock!
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Tuesday, March 23, 2010
This line overs a lot of versatility. It can be used for boys and girls.
Why not come by and check it out today?
Monday, March 22, 2010
Sunday, March 21, 2010
Saturday, March 20, 2010
Thursday, March 18, 2010
We have some great deals at the store right now. Our regular sale is 25% Off Rhinestones and Pearls. The member's sale is 70% Off My Minds Eye Dreamy 2 line!! This is a great sale and supplies are limited. Be sure to come by soon and check it out!
Our coupon this week is for ek Success punches. Save 35% off with your coupon or by mentioning it.
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Wednesday, March 17, 2010
12 x 12, 8.5 x 11, 6 x12 and 12x6, even business card and hockey card page protectors. I am not careful about what shows behind a smaller page, or if the colors clash or compliment - i love the randomness of it all.
An embarassingly long time ago, I had these photos printed into 8 x 12 size, and realized that I didn't really want to make three separate pages about my son and/or autumn, all taken at about the same time. So:
I cut one in half and put all three of them on two 12 x 12 sheets of cardstock to make a two page layout. Kind of cool, hey? It makes a big impact in your scrapbook. There are loads of photo printing options at the store of course, and I am a big fan of the 12 x 12 print too. I think this would be cool - to have just one image printed on a 12 x 24 and then cut it in half for your album (as long as you aren't cutting through a face or the focal point of your photo). I am going to find an image to do this with.
Ok, back to the previous layout - I had more photos that I had wanted to include somehow, so I cropped them all into a hockey card page protector and trimmed a third of it off because I didn't need all the spaces
Kind of difficult to show in pictures - one of those things you have to see with your hands. When my family looks at the album, they can take out the little middle page and see the whole layout if they want - more good old interactive fun with photos. Lynette has loads and loads of different sized page protectors at the store and D-ring albums if you are interested in trying out some new shapes and sizes. I think it's very liberating and can help get you out of a creative rut, should you be in one. There are NO RULES in this awesome hobby! Even the ones you make for yourself can be broken :)
Goes with the templates that I mentioned yesterday. Comes with 6 Bazzill colours, 8 yards per colour, 2 needles. Colour-matched to coordinate with Bazzill Basics Paper cardstock colours.
Specifically manufactured for use with paper. Won't leave dust when sewn through cardstock.
Woven, natural fiber thread won't separate or shred while sewing.
In Stitch'z Scrapbooking Floss is perfect for a personal handmade touch to any scrapbooking layout or greeting card.
Tuesday, March 16, 2010
Add a handmade touch that says, "I made this for you!"
Each package has four, 3x5, reusable, templates filled with easy-to-follow stitching designs for adding a personal touch to any scrapbooking layout or greeting card.
Watch tomorrow for Bazzil's Floss packs that work great with these templates!
Monday, March 15, 2010
Check back daily to see photos from my book.
You don't have to have your pictures to attend class. The class is on April 8th at 7 pm and is $35.00.
The albums are: Laser engraved – Convenient for the 12¨x 12¨scrapbooking pages – Album include 10 plastic protective pockets – Additional pockets available in package of 10 units – Personalization space on every style.
These beautiful albums are priced at just under $60. Come by and check out these beautiful albums today!
Thursday, March 11, 2010
Maya Road Spray Mist are water-based pigments that come in 2fl.oz pump spray bottles. There are 8 base colors and 3 metallic glitter colors. Spray a coat of metallic mist before adding on a base color for a shimmery sparkle effect.
Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist is a quick and easy spray that delivers just a touch of glimmer in a fine mist to make all of your projects shine. Glimmer Mist puts an end to messy, clumpy, and time consuming conventional glitters with over 80 colors to choose from so finding the right one for your project is easy. Glimmer Mist is safe for and adheres to all types of materials including paper, acrylic, metal, and fabric.
Here is a great example of Heather's misting techniques. Why not try it for yourself?
Wednesday, March 10, 2010
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Tuesday, March 9, 2010
Monday, March 8, 2010
Speaking about the Photo Lab, the issues we were having last week have been resolved. If you have any other issues, please contact us immediately and we will do our best to resolve the issue for you.
Sunday, March 7, 2010
Here is a shot of the book we will be creating. We will use Bella BLVD. Swing into Spring paper. This is an acrylic album so you will also learn how to plan and layer pages.
This book will also be ready for anyone going to Spring crop. This would be an easy project to finish there exspecially if you take your photos this week and have them ready to take with you.
All photos are 2x3 and horizontal. For Sunday you will need 4 to 8, 4 photos for Monday and Tuesday, 4 or 5 photos for Wednesday and Thursday, and 4 photos for Friday and Saturday.
You have a couple of weeks so get busy and take those pictures! See you in class!
Saturday, March 6, 2010
OK! I'm feeling inspired to make something. Now...I need a layout upon which I can sew...
So I started here with a simple sewn border - very subtle, but still noticeable and keeps the eye from wandering off the page:
And then I found a package of older Making Memories product and decided to use the tags as a border - no glue, just sewed 'em on.
And then zipped a messy border around the photo and diecuts:
And for the last one, I was looking at my copious supply of Bazzil borders, and had a brain wave:
a layered "snow look" for a page about our first time skiing with our two oldest boys last spring.
I didn't glue any of the borders either - just started stitchin! Hope you have some time to scrapbook this weekend, and maybe you'll pull out that sewing machine a try a few stitches on some projects. Once you start, you'll want to sew on every layout you create. I'm not kidding.
Available in regular and also Ultra Fine. Ultra fine gives crafters the ability to use the 3D-effect product on much more detailed, finer designs for added creativity and versatility!
Many colour options available including solid and mixed. Come by and check them out today!
Friday, March 5, 2010
Which by the way is the featured company of the month at Unforgettable Memories. Stop by and check out all the My Little Bicycle on sale at the store.
Smooch Spritz is perfect for creating shimmering backgrounds on cardstock, chipboard, stencils and wood. Designed to coordinate with Smooch inks.
Spray a background on card and pages. When dry, stamp images. Blend and layer colors for creative backgrounds.
Thursday, March 4, 2010
I put together a couple of layouts using those journaling notes as partial mattes for my photos. Maybe I can give you some ideas on using up your extras.
On the layout I used 3 pages to matte my photo and a 4th to make the pleated strip and the piece at the top of my page.
The stickers are all 7 Gypsies from their travel line.
Wednesday, March 3, 2010
Great deal on Cards Magazine! Buy 1 Get 1 Free on all 2009 Cards Magazines. Hurry in as supplies are limited. Remember to either print your coupon or mention it at time of purchase.
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Tuesday, March 2, 2010
Smooch are pearlized pigmented inks in a nail-polish bottle. The foam applicator allows you to get into tiny areas for detail work. Use on paper, glass, cardstock, fabric, wood, clay and much more. Great for making backgrounds. Acid-free, archival and fast drying.
- Add dots of color to embellish a stamped image
- Color stamped images
- Layer color over patterned papers
- Highlight raised areas of embossed or textured papers, metal, buttons or brads
- Shake well before using
- Create a background by putting a little water into a shallow pan. Dot the surface of the water with a few drops of ink. Use more than one color. Drop a piece of cardstock onto the water’s surface for a few seconds. Then lift straight up.
- Spritz a piece of cardstock with water, then wet a sponge and dot with Smooch. Use one color or more. Drag the sponge over the wet cardstock.
- Use the tip to freehand draw your own unique details and designs
- Gild the edges of papers and boxes
- Green Apple
- Plum Twist