Thursday, May 27, 2010

Garage Sale

Garage Sale 
(of the crafty kind)
This weekend we’ve some great deals – we’ve cleaned out our drawers and we’re selling demo stamps, product samples, bags of paper, discontinued items, buttons, brads, eyelets, adhesives and all sorts of odds and ends CHEAP CHEAP CHEAP

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Blog Candy Winner

A few weeks back we put out a blog challenge for some cool blog candy.  Check out the original post here.  We are happy to announce that the lucky winner is CD.  We don't know your first name, but want to congratulate you!  Please contact Eleonor at to claim your prize! 

Friday, May 21, 2010

sale, sale, sale

So I have to work this weekend and so I'm not lonely I thought I'd have a little SALE!

All paper 50% OFF Saturday, Sunday and Monday
All ribbon 50% OFF Saturday,Sunday and Monday
All embellishments 50% OFF Saturday,Sunday and Monday

Need I say more?

Hope to see you soon

Saturday, May 15, 2010

Old Island Stamp

Joining us at Stamp Out Breast Cancer this weekend will be Dawne from Old Island Stamp.  The cherry blossom above is one of the latest releases from there website to celebrate spring. I can't wait to get it in the store.  Check out the website for ideas with this image. For the weekend she is bringing us designs so new they're not even on their website, yet. (think Christmas!)  Also for those of you who are into unmounted, Dawne carries EZ Mount.

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Class Spotlight, Take 5

Today's instructor spotlight is on Alison Solven.  Alison joined us last year as an instructor at this event and we are very fortunate that she is joining us again this year.  Alison is teaching 3 classes this year and she has lots to teach any stamper!  Check out her classes here and view her card samples below.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Class Spotlight, Take 4

Today's instructor spotlight is on Cathie Allen from Canadian Scrapbooker. 
Many of Cathie’s projects and techniques have been published in a large variety of magazines and in 2008, Cathie became a regular featured writer in the quarterly publication Canadian Scrapbooker.  Read more about Cathie's class at this year's Stamp Out Breast Cancer event here.

Cathie is so much fun and there is one thing guaranteed that will happen at her classes (aside from learning all the new cool techniqus, of course!) ....there will be laughing! 

Sunday, May 9, 2010

Class Spotlight, Take 3

Today's instructor spotlight is on Eleonor McGarry.  Eleonor's class is called Pendants & Resist and will involve the use of Nestabilities Pendant Die and Tim Holtz Distress inkpads.  You will make 4 cards, 2 with the dies and 2 with the distress inks.  You will use a resist technique in one of the cards and learn a second technique using spray misters to achieve the most wonderful background paper.  The Distress inks are specially formulated to be used with water to create a multitude of effects.  The ink line has grown from it's original 12 colors to include 24 amazing inks with fun names like Barn Door, Bundled Sage and Rusty Hinge.  In this class you will get to use 2 of the new colours -- Chipped Sapphire and Tumbled Glass. 
Read more about the class here.

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Class Spotlight, Take 2

Time to sptolight our next instructor -- the one and only Julie Ebersole.  We are delighted that Julie is travelling once again  from Washington State to join us for Stamp Out Breast Cancer.  This year, Julie will be teaching 3 classes, including a Copic class that will teach you how to take your copic marker skills to a new level!  Read about Julie here.

Monday, May 3, 2010

Class Spotlight

Less than 2 weeks away from Stamp Out Breast Cancer!  Class registration is in full swing, so don't delay -- the classes are starting to fill up!  For the next week, we will be spotlighting each of the classes and each of our instructors.  First up is Fleur Smith!

Fleur will be teaching a mini book and  embellishment class where she will teach you how to make a cute book using the Bind-it-All as well as all sorts of paper flowers.  Have a look!