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6 posts from October 2009

October 31, 2009

One Last Day for Imaginisce!

ImaginisceBittyBlossomjarPaper Today is the LAST day you can save on ALL Imaginisce goodies.  Imaginisce is our featured manufacturer for October...so click HERE to see all of their goodies and save 15%.

Tomorrow, a new manufacturer steps into the limelight as our featured manufacturer!

October 22, 2009

Did you see yesterday's Moxie Fab post about Betsy Veldman? :)

I didn't take time to read my Google's blog reader yesterday (I blame my mom...she came to the store yesterday with every intent of going home after just "a little while" and she got sucked into the vortex we call the scrapbook store!  LOL  We checked in new inventory, tried our hand at making some custom acrylic stamps, and so much more!)

So last night, when Betsy came to teach our Cricut Fabric class, I hadn't seen the blog post about her on MoxieFab World...but I saw it this morning!  :)  Isn't that a great picture of her?  One of her kiddos took that picture of her.  Anyway, I just thought I would point out that great article about Betsy.

I met her about 3 years ago when we moved back to Rock Valley.  She and some of her friends got together and scrapbooked 1 Friday night a month.  When they found out I had an online store, they would come over to my basement, and shop in my boxes.  :)  See...back then, everything was in my basement, tucked away in boxes.  So, we never knew what kind of treasures they'd find! 

So, once I moved out of the basement, and into an 'actual' store,  I asked Betsy if she would be interested in being a teacher at the store.  Happily, she said YES!  :)  I've really enjoyed getting to know her over the past couple of years.  She has a great blog called Paper, Scissors and Superheros.  If you haven't been there before, check it out!

If you have the opportunity to come up to Northwest Iowa and take a Cricut class from Betsy...she is one of the best!

October 09, 2009

It's Friday!!

Good Friday afternoon everyone!  :)

We haven't done a Fabulous Friday Find on the blog for a LOOOONG time, so I'm thinking it'll be fun to go through the store and find some really cool Fabulous Finds of products, you may not know we carry!

HamblyOverlayWoodGrainBrownCheck out this really cool Overlay from Hambly Studios!  This wood-grained overlay would be a great addition to a cardstock background, for a fall page!

We carry a number of Overlays from Hambly, Best Creations, Fancy Pants, and some of the overlays can not only be used as background, but also as page embellishments, or even journaling spots!

When journaling on an overlay, make sure to use American Craft's Slick Writer.  This pen is specially  made to work on any non-porous surface like plastic, glass, acrylic, etc.

Hope you have a GREAT weekend!  We have a crop tonight here at the store, so I'll be hanging out with a great group of ladies until midnight tonight!

If you're in the area, we have a few spots left before we're full, so call for a spot!


October 07, 2009

Cookie Lee Jewelry Open House TONIGHT

CookieLeeShow My sister-in-law and I are hosting a Cookie Lee Jewelry show tonight at the store from 6PM - 8PM.  There will be TONS of jewelry on display, and everything is cash & carry.

Cathy also has a website, where you can view the catalog.  If you see something you just can't live without, feel free to email me with your order, and we'll get you squared away.

Hope to see you there!

October 06, 2009

October Newsletter is out for the B&M store

I just finished up the Brick & Mortar store email.  It has pictures of the new classes we'll be offering in October, as well as a layout from the Design Team with our Featured Manufacturer...Imaginisce!

Click HERE to see the newsletter, if you haven't seen it in your inbox yet.

We have sent out a corrected email this morning.  I had made a mistake and put the Design Studio on the 21st as well as the Fabric class.  The Cricut Design studio class is on the 14th and the Fabric class is on the 21st.  I'm so sorry for the mistake!

October 03, 2009

World Cardmaking Day is HERE!

World CardMaking Day is HERE!!!  All around the world, people are gathering together to make cards or paper craft to jump start the holidays.

This weekend, our Design Team has come up with some great challenges over on the Message Board!  Check out the Recipe Challenge, Bingo Challenge and so much more!

While you are playing along with the Design Team, check out the great sales at the store.  All Cardmaking supplies like 6x6 paper packs, Stamps, Card Kits, and so much more are on sale today!

The sale lasts until 12:01AM on Monday morning.

ENJOY and have a GREAT World CardMaking Day!