Friday, October 1, 2010

October 2010 Newsletter

Happy Fall! Time to get out all those Halloween decorations, go shopping for pumpkins, and buy some Halloween candy! This month we have exciting things planned, so read on for more info….

But first…. October Craft Night Is Cancelled

Yes, you read that right… we are cancelling this month’s Craft Night. Don’t worry, we’ll resume it again soon. We have a VERY VERY good reason for not hosting Craft Night this month.. can you guess why? Read on for the answer….

It’s Our Anniversary!!
Yes, you got it right again! We’re busy planning some fun things for our Anniversary Celebration, that we needed some extra time to prepare (which is the reason for no Craft Night). It’s been 7 crazy years that we’ve been in business and we have all of you to thank for it! So, as a special thank you to all of you, we are planning some fun things to celebrate…

Please join us on:
Date: Saturday, October 16, 2010
Time: 10:00am-closing
Cost: FREE!

Here’s some things you can look forward to:
• Great In-Store Specials only on Anniversary Sale Day!
• 2 Free Make ‘n Takes (one in the morning, one in the afternoon)
• Door Prize Drawings
• Games
• Birthday Card Contest- Bring in a handmade birthday card (to Island Scrapbooking) using items we carry in the store, and be entered to win a prize! A random winner will be selected so anyone can enter! One entry per person please. So start working on those cards!
• And Much More!

We had so much fun last year and anticipate just as much (if not more) fun this year!

New Arrivals:
We got A LOT of new stuff in the store right now…
• New CC’s Designs August and September Releases
• New Christmas /Winter themed paper
• New Halloween papers
• New EK Success Border Punches
• New Kaisercraft Rhinestones in new colors
• New Long Awaited Spellbinders!

We also got a lot of favorites back in stock:
• Copics! (need we say more?)
• Martha Stewart Halloween punches
• ¼” Score Tape
• Zing Embossing Powders
• Cardstock Refills in your favorite colors
• And so much more!

October 2010 Classes:

Snowflake Card Set Class (Christmas Card Club)

Kelli has taken over the Christmas Card Club this month and has come up with a Snowflake Card set using one great Sizzix Die. Learn how to make two very easy holiday themed cards! This class is excellent for beginners. Kelli will demonstrate how to use Sizzix dies and embossing folders in your Big Shot. She will also show you how to make the cute bead accent to attach to your card. As an added bonus, you will also be making two matching gift tags.

Session #1:
Date: Friday, October 22, 2010
Time: 11 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.
Session #2:
Date: Friday, October 29, 2010
Time: 10:30 A.M. - 12 P.M.

Cost: $10
Instructor: Kelli
Supplies: Scissors and Adhesive

Faux Cloisonne & Glitter Stencil Class

Come learn two amazing techniques in one class! Michele will teach you how to use stencils to make professional looking cards with glitter and embossing powder.

Date: Friday, October 22, 2010
Time: 5:00pm-6:30pm
Cost: $15
Instructor: Michele
Supplies: Double stick tape or adhesive

Acetate Card Class

Do you like the look of Acetate on cards but don't know how to use it? This class will teach you several techniques with acetate including stamping, embossing, and using diamond glaze.

Date: Saturday, October 23, 2010
Time: 10:30am-1:00pm
Cost: $18
Instructor: Jenny
Supplies: Scissors, double stick tape.

Wall Calendar Class
The long awaited calendar class is finally here! We've had so many customers ask about the calendars hanging in the store and have finally been able to bring in the supplies to teach this class. These calendars make great gifts since you can customize them to the recipient's taste. A sample will be available soon in the store and posted on the Island Scrapbooking blog. Class size is limited to 5 students.

Date: Saturday, October 30, 2010
Time: 10:30am-1:30pm
Cost: $25
Instructor: Jenny
Supplies: Scissors, double stick tape, hermafix or glue pen, glue dots

Great Gifts

It's time to start working on all those Christmas gifts! Need some help with gift ideas? This class is the perfect solution for all your holiday projects. You will learn how to make a desktop calendar, recipe card book (using bind-it-all), and pocket calendar cover/checkbook holder (shown above). (Please note to keep class fees down- the pocket calendar (Island Heritage) and checkbook holder cover (plastic cover) will not be included in class fee. Items may be purchased at Island Scrapbooking).

Date: Saturday, November 6, 2010
Time: 10:30am-1:00pm
Cost: $20
Instructor: Jenny
Supplies: scissors, double stick tape (scor-tape or strong double stick tape recommended for bind-it-all project), Zutter machine (if you have one- otherwise you can share with other students).

If you are a member and did not receive your newsletter, please contact the store. We hope to see you soon!!

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