Saturday, November 3, 2012

November 2012 Newsletter

Holiday time is in full swing-

It is unbelievable that the holiday season is right around the corner.  Everyone seems to be getting ready for Holiday cards, gifts and craft fairs.  We have a huge selection of Holiday papers in stock that are fit for your crafting needs.

We also have a great selection of die cuts, stamps, and laser cut words that will help you with all your projects.

Island Scrapbooking Reusable Bags

We are trying to stay ahead of the game as new laws about plastic bag use are going into effect in January.  We are trying to encourage everyone to get into the habit of bringing their own bags starting now.  We do have a limited supply of our own personalized “Island Scrapbooking” reusable bags for sale for just $1.00 each.  Some of our customers have been kind enough to bring back the plastic bags, we currently use, for us to use again.  We will still kindly accept any of our plastic bags you can bring in to recycle as we are still allowed to use plastic for a couple more months.  We are grateful to those who do recycle an appreciate your participation in this new environmentally friendly direction.

Sister Stamps Release #10
The anticipation is over and we can’t be more excited to announce Sister Stamps newest release!  It is the start of the Chinese Zodiac series (See picture below!).  This year is The Year of the Snake!

As you can see the Snake and Horse are being released as the first of a series of the Zodiac animals.  Their release dates are listed below their pictures, so we can mark our calendars for these cuties!  For the Snake and the Horse release, we are offering 10% OFF pre-paid orders now till November 17th.  We are also taking pre-orders with the same pre-paid discount for all of the Zodiac animals.  Pre-order soon and be sure to get these more limited releases.  We can also look forward to other releases from Sister Stamps to be released between the zodiac series images.  Please watch the blog and newsletter to see what is to come.  We hear exciting images are in the works.

Save the Date
Here are more exciting dates to save for upcoming events:
November 21:  Day before Thanksgiving we will be closed to prep for a huge Black Friday Sale
November 22:  Thanksgiving Day- Closed
November 23:  Black Friday- We will be open and having a Huge Day After Thanksgiving Sale!!  Please watch the blog for further details.  You won’t want to miss it!
December 8:  Jenny’s Christmas Craft Fair!  8am-1pm- there will be great handmade items such as beaded jewelry, Christmas ornaments, paper crafts (gift card holders, clipboards), recipe books, calendars, Christmas Wreaths and décor, fabric crafts, and that is just to name a few.  Please inquire within the store for more details and the address whit directions.
December 25:  Christmas Day Closed (Tuesday)
December 26:  Wednesday- Huge End of the Year Sale!  Last day for 2012.
December 27-January 15:  CLOSED for annual inventory and shop cleaning.  As always we hope to open sooner if at all possible.  Please watch the blog/facebook for more info.
Don’t forget we offer Gift Certificates all year long!!

November Classes
Stencil Class
Learn different ways to use your stencils for simple backgrounds also using Dream Weaver pasts.  You will make three card faces using different techniques.
Date:  Saturday:  11/10/12
Time:  10:30am-12:30pm
Cost:  $12
Instructor:  Tracy
Supplies:  Scissors, adhesive, distress tool or sponge, and stencil brushes (2-3) fi you have them.

Gift Card Holder and Holiday Tags Class
Please join Tracy as she shows you ways to use the new Metallic Distress Stains and make a few Holiday Tags and Gift Card Holder just in time for the Holiday Season. Please stop by the shop to see samples.
Date:  Saturday, 11/17/12
Time:  10:30am-12:30pm
Cost:  $15
Instructor:  Tracy
Supplies:  Scissors, adhesive, metallic stains if you have, distress tool, and a craft mat.  More supplies may be added. 

Watch the blog/facebook for more details or inquire within the shop.

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