Thursday, July 5, 2012

July 2012 Newsletter

Wow this summer is going by so quickly. We hope everyone is having a great summer. Everyone has been busy with graduations, weddings, vacations and the summer seems to be going by quickly. Here it is July all ready. Its the last month of summer break for the kids, Fourth of July, Christmas in July, and (drum roll...) Sister Stamps 1st Birthday.Happy Birthday to Sister Stamps and Congratulations to Jenny and her sister for the success of Sister Stamps. We wish continued success for many more years to come!!!  

New Arrivals or Coming Soon:
  • Sister Stamps 8th Release: In Stock NOW

  • Memory Box dies and stamps are here!

  • And Dandelion Clings!

Also Coming Soon:
  • Hero Arts
  • Lawn Fawn
  • Paper Smooches

Sister Stamps Make 'N Take:
Please join Jenny in a free make 'n take on Saturday, July 14th between 10am-12noon.  The make 'n take project will be posted next week.  

Big Island Paper Jam:

We would like to announce the 2012 Big Island Paper Jam!  It will be held at the Hilo Honwanji on September 28-29th right here in Hilo. There will be over 20 hours of paper crafting, inspiration, classes, shopping, food, scrapbook and card contests, gifts and prizes. It sounds like plain 'ol fun.

Island Scrapbooking will be participating in the Big Island Paper Jam, so please join us on Saturday, September 29th from 8am05pm.  Inquire at the shop for further details on the cost and to get your registration form.  Register through us and you will receive a free package of "Words for Cards"!

July Classes:
Stamp Layering and Technique Class

Date: Saturday July 14th
Time: 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Cost:  $15
This technique is back by customer request!  Come join us in learning this technique of stamp layering. It adds a nice touch to your cards as well as your scrapbook.

Please bring: adhesive, scissors, distress tool (if you have) and craft mat.

Jenny and Debi are co-teaching again.It's back by popular demand!!! They will each teach you 3 different projects for a total of 6 projects. This is a repeat of last Months Stamp Camp. There are only a couple of seat lefts.  So if interested call now!
NOTE:  This is the SAME class that was offered in June.  
Date:  Saturday, August 4th 
Time:  10:00am-2:30pm
Cost:  $38 
Bento:  $6.00 (small bento from Cousin's).  If interested in this option Jenny will pick up for you if you pre pay at the shop. You can always bring your own lunch or get something from Subway or Lucy's accross the street.
Please bring a drink as this is an all day class, till 2:30. Remember also that the classroom gets a little chilly because it has to cool the entire shop.  You may want to bring a light sweater. 

Required Supplies: scissors, double stick tape, craft mat, 2 Distress Markers in same color family (i.e. pinks used in sample but they can bring any two colors that are similar), Tim Holtz Water Brush (fine detail tip).

Optional Supplies:  (These are not required, however if you have them, we encourage you to bring them to class so that you can finish your projects faster.)  Distress Stains, Distress Crackle Paint- Rock Candy, Heat Tool, Paint Brush for Mod Podge. 

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