Monday, December 3, 2007

Gift giving made easy!!

At arts & scraps we make gift giving easy. Not only do we carry the perfect supplies for your homemade gifts and Christmas cards but we also have the perfect gifts with you in mind. From fabulous stocking stuffers like inks and pens to organization supplies and acrylic stamps we are sure to have something for everyone. Feel free to drop in and fill out a Wish List and make shopping super easy for your loved ones. We keep track of your list here at the store and your friends and family can shop for you with confidence. Of course we also offer gift cards.

There is still room in our Friday night crop this Friday the 7th of December! Call to reserve your spot and you can enjoy the evening creating in an inspiring, fun-filled environment.

Monday, November 26, 2007

December Schedule

Our December Schedule is updated in our YahooGroup Calendar. There are so many fun and inspiring workshops next month it will be hard for you to choose. Just one of the classes we are offering next month is this super cute Christmas Stocking Album on December 8th. Also, be sure to bring the kids in for our kids craft day. They can make some unique and creative Christmas gifts, leaving you with extra time to shop. Of course, we will also have last minute gift classes to help you check a few names off your list.

Be sure to note our store hours for the month of December as we will be closed over the Christmas Holiday.

Monday, November 19, 2007

Basic Grey Stamp Sale!!

While supplies last you can get both sets of Basic Grey stamps for one low price. We ended up with a few more stamps than we anticipated so we want to pass the savings on to you. When you buy one set you get the other for 25% off. That is both sets of high quality acrylic stamps for one low price. Both sets are shown here: on the left is "Santa Baby" and on the right is "Wonderland." They are even more beautiful in person! Get a head start on your Christmas cards, gift tags and stocking stuffers.

While your here be sure to fill out your Christmas Wish List as well. We keep it here on file so Santa will know exactly what you have had your eye on!

If you have not looked at our calendar yet we are offering THREE great classes this Saturday. You can enjoy a wonderful Thanksgiving with your family, then come spend the day creating and being inspired at arts & scraps. On the schedule is our one of a kind clear view album, an ATC spinner from 7gypsies and a super cute photo tree. Call now to reserve your spot!!

Friday, November 9, 2007

Felt is all the rage!

Felt is the coolest new thing to come to the scrapbooking world! This completely self-adhesive felt from Queen & Co. is beautiful and easy to use. You get a full yard of intricately cut felt borders. The colors are beautiful and the themes are plentiful. Choose from snowmen, Christmas trim, pretty scroll work and much more. We also have new brads in from Queen & Co. that come in handy dual packs of your favorite colors.

Our Friday night crops have been filling up fast. Spend a great night out with your friends creating in a fun and inspiring environment.

Get out of the rain and come see us at arts & scraps!!

Monday, November 5, 2007

Christmas is approaching!

Will you be ready for the holidays? This time of year is crazy busy for all of us and we at arts & scraps are here for you and your gift giving needs. There are great new lines in for Christmas to help you get a head start on your card and gift making. Be sure to check our calendar often for updates to our workshop offerings. We have some great plans for the upcoming months!

Have you heard about our circle journey? arts & scraps is offering a unique opportunity for you to share in creating a scrapbook with other local arts & scrappers. You can read more about it here: circle journey. We'd love to have you join us!

Quote for today:

Art is not what you see, but what you make others see. - Pablo Picasso

Monday, October 22, 2007

12 Days of Christmas

What are your favorite things about the holidays? Do you and your family have special celebrations all your own? Honor those traditions in this fun watch maker tin. Inside are 12 different tins filled with your special Christmas memories as well as a pocket and fun decorative tags. This is sure to be a fun keepsake for your family for years to come.

At arts & scraps we are getting ready for the holidays and hope you will join us. From our day after Thanksgiving Sale, to our annual calendar class, to our great gift idea classes we are sure to offer something for everyone!!

Also, we are looking for ideas on how we can make this blog more useful for you. Are there any techniques we can showcase, product ideas or projects you'd like to see us showcase? If so please be sure to leave us a comment and let us know how we can make this blog fun for everyone. We'd appreciate the input and ideas!!

Quote for today:

Happiest are the people who give most happiness to others. - Dennis Diderot

Monday, October 15, 2007

Have you seen these?

These new ATC holders from 7gypsies are all the rage and oh so fun to put together! The possibilities are endless! Use as an address book, a holder for your favorite recipes, a "thankful" seasonal centerpiece or a fun and wacky album. Be sure to check our November schedule because we will be featuring an ATC class with that unique arts & scraps flair. Also, be sure to come in and see the store sample when you have a chance!

We have added a calendar link to our blog page so be sure to check for updates. Due to your requests we will also be bringing back one of last years classes this November.....a clipboard advent calendar. If you didn't get to make one last year you get another chance!

So much product has been flying through the doors! In the last week we have received boxes of joy from Daisy D's, Creative Imaginations, Rusty Pickle, Flair, Reminisce and Cosmo Cricket. Lots of fabulous Christmas and Thanksgiving papers as well as fun jewels, flowers and brads.

Quote for today:

Creativity is a type of learning process where the teacher and pupil are located in the same individual. - Arthur Koestler

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Such a GREAT time!

We had a FABULOUS time at our first ScrapPink crop. Thanks to everyone who came and scrapped with us and made the day such a fun one. It was a wonderful event that helps a truly worthy cause. We'd also like to give a special thanks to our sponsors: Party City and Fiskars.

Remember, the deadline for the ScrapPink raffle has been extended until October 20th so there is still time to get your ticket! You won't want to miss out on your chance to win this prize package full of all sorts of pink goodies.

Quote for today:

Creativity is knowing how to hide your resources. - Albert Einstein

Tuesday, September 25, 2007

arts & scraps news!!

There are all sorts of fun things going on at arts & scraps! We are busy getting ready for our 1st Annual ScrapPink crop this Saturday. Also, there are all sorts of fun classes planned for this October. Be sure to check our YahooGroup for workshop information and class times. Many of the classes are based on our fun trip to Arizona for Creative Escape! We had a great time and now we get to share it with you! Be sure to reserve your spot early.

We have a great pink raffle basket here at arts & scraps. Tickets are only a dollar and the proceeds go to Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Help us to support this great cause, Breast Cancer Awareness month and have a chance to win a fabulous prize worth over $400!!

Monday, September 17, 2007

Fun Projects!!

This adorable flip-a-memory calendar is a wonderful project that will make a great gift for yourself or someone you love. Its a great way to get a head start on your Christmas gift list. This class is being offered this Saturday the 22nd of September from 11:30 to 1:30. Be sure to call and reserve your spot!

If you're in the area be sure to drop in and get a sneak peek at our October workshop creations. We are back from Creative Escape and have lots of great projects to share with you. Just to name a couple we have a fabulous canvas project from Heidi Swapp's class as well as an ingenious binder album that was taught by Tracy Nieheus.

Remember that this Friday the 21st is our 4th Annual Back to School night as well. Its free to you and fun for everyone! Get exclusive in store discounts, free make and takes as well as some fun goodies. You won't want to miss out!

Monday, August 20, 2007

Fun Stuff!

The store has been redesigned again and it looks GREAT! Come in and see what we have done.

There are lots of fun new products in for Halloween and Fall. Reminisce has wonderful new stickers and papers for your fall pages.

There are no classes this Saturday and that means the studio is open all day. Be sure to call and book your spot. There is no charge and you get to spend the day in a fun, inspiration filled environment.

Quote for today:

Imagination is the highest kite one can fly. -Lauren Bacall

Thursday, August 9, 2007

7 gypsies goodness!!!

The UPS man sure has been bringing us fun stuff the last couple of days! Two days in a row we have received some of 7 gypsies newest products. We have new rub-ons, chipboard words, paper and the coolest new checkerboard knobs! They are so neat!! Of course, we are also freshly supplied with one of our 7 gypsies favorites......cardstock stickers.

We also have new Reminisce in stock. The cutest pink and black poodle and cat papers and a fun beach line in beautiful blues and oranges!! There are also new papers and chipboard books from Dream Street.

The Sidewalk Sale was a lot of fun and we enjoyed having everyone drop in and see us. We have decided to continue the same deals by keeping a sales rack in the workshop. Be sure to check it out next time you are in, you never know what deals are there to be had!!

Quote for this week:

Creativity is a continual surprise. - Ray Bradbury

Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Busy, busy at arts & scraps!!

We have a full schedule ahead of us and hope you can join us for the fun!!! This beautiful clock you see here is a new workshop offering for August. You can create this one of a kind masterpiece on August 18th. It makes a great gift for yourself or someone you love.

Due to popular demand we are also offering our "clear view" album class again. This unique album is fun to make and makes for a fun and interesting album concept.

In case you haven't heard we are headed to Creative Escape in Arizona!! Denise and Lynette are registered and ready to go. We will be taking classes from Heidi Swapp, Rhonna Farrer and many more talented scrap artists. After our fun is over we get to bring it back to you, our arts & scraps family! Be on the lookout for fun class offerings in October based on our Creative Escape weekend. We'd offer hints but we don't even know what we are doing yet.

Remember, our 2nd Annual Sidewalk Sale is coming up too! Be here August 3rd and 4th and take advantage of our .25 cent offerings.

If you haven't yet please follow the YahooGroups link and sign up for the store YahooGroup. You'll be privy to store specials, upcoming class offerings and new product information.

Thursday, July 12, 2007

Clear Albums!

Clear albums are so much fun to work with! They add a whole new dimension to your scrapbooking because you can see through the layers! Come see us at arts & scraps for our "I can see it all so Clearly Now" album workshop. Denise has a beautiful sample in the store that you are sure to love! This unique class is sure to fill up quick so call early to book your spot.

Also, be sure to sign up for our YahooGroup for the latest information on class offerings, store specials and crop nights.

Thank you for your continued suport and we look forward to a wonderful summer full of scrappin' inspiration!!

arts & scraps is here for keeps!

Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Beautiful Papers!

Look at these absolutely beautiful papers from Shizen Design. There is a nice selection of colors and textures for you to choose from. You can cover a Maya Road tin, personalize a journal or make a stunning card collection. There are so many wonderful possibilities!

We are having a crop night here Friday June 15th. The crop will run from 6-midnight or if you have the day free come in early to get a head start and then stay for the crop. The studio is always open for use during regular store hours (unless we have classes running). Be sure to sign up early in order to guarantee your spot. You won't want to miss the fun!!!

If you are not signed up already be sure to sign up for our YahooGroup so you can be up to date with store promotions, the class schedule or any other fun happenings here at arts & scraps.

Wednesday, June 6, 2007

It's been a while....

Sorry for being gone for so long! It's amazing how fast time can go by, isn't it? Certainly you just have to take one look at your scrapbooks to see evidence of how quickly time passes all of us.

We have been busy here at arts & scraps and are looking forward to a fun summer. Be on the lookout for our new July schedule because we have some great new classes coming up! From a book made from real flip flops, to a secret "window" into your world, to a Crate Paper Memory Can there is sure to be something fun for everyone!

Quote for today:

Happiness, it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Saturday, April 7, 2007

Happy Easter!

Good morning scrappers! We hope that you all have a wonderful Easter with your families tomorrow. We will be home with our families as well so arts & scraps will be closed for the holiday. We'll be here again Monday morning.

The Wonder layout you see here is just one of the layouts that will be featured in this months Blossoms! inspiration class. There are so many beautiful flowers for us scrappers to use on our projects and the Blossoms! class is a great way to experiment with a variety of flowers.

Our anniversary celebration is only a week away. Be sure to come in and see us next Saturday for our anniversary extravaganza. We have lots of fun surprises planned for you.

We'll see you then!

Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Good Morning!!

We have some exciting events coming up at Arts & Scraps! There are great classes on the schedule, a big anniversary celebration planned and, of course, National Scrapbook Day is in May.

The explosion box you see featured to the right is just one of our great April classes. We are also featuring a beautiful portfolio memory keeper, a Blossoms! layout workshop and a spring card making class. Be sure to check the photos section in our YahooGroup for a peek at these workshops.

A big thank you to everyone who joined us for Saturday's workshops! We couldn't do it without you!!

"Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm."
- Earl Nightingale

Monday, March 12, 2007

Hello Scrappers!!!

We hope you all had a wonderful weekend. Did you remember to change your clocks?

We made it to the convention on Friday and were overwhelmed by how many of you we saw so quickly. It was great to see everyone there and if we missed you, we're sorry.

We're getting ready to celebrate arts & scraps 3rd anniversary and hope you will celebrate it with us. We have a secret stash of prizes that will be sure to be a big hit! Lots of fun is in the works so be sure to save April 14th for us.

We have some great classes coming up this weekend. We have a pet album class and you can pick either a dog or cat theme. They will be SO CUTE! It's the perfect way to celebrate your fur baby. We are also featuring the flip-flop album you see at the top of this page. It is such a fun album! You won't want to miss this one!!

Have a great week!

Monday, March 5, 2007

We're blogging......

happy monday!

We're blogging now at arts & scraps. This is the place to check for store updates, our monthly calendar and product information. It is the perfect companion to our Yahoo group.

The CK Scrapbook Convention is just a few days away! We will be there and hope to see you too. Remember, if you spot an arts & scrapster be sure to say hi and receive a fun prize!

We have lots of fun stuff coming in everyday. Check in regularly to see all the new lines we are bringing in!!!

The Fancy Pants people just called and said there was a delay in shipping but our new order of 12x12 stamps will be on the UPS truck today. Those beautiful stamps went fast and you won't want to miss out!!

Have a great day everyone!

happy scrappin!