Thursday, August 27, 2009

"twilight" sneak peek

it's HERE!!!!
TWILIGHT from Pink Paislee

keep checking back for actual in-store arrival times.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

spider's web (it's here!!)

findings and good things....

refurbished, fabulous findings...unveiling coming soon!
stay tuned....

in stock now....

this festive, fun line is in stock now!!

trick or treat.... a NEW line from Fancy Pants! (in stock now!!!)one of our all time favorite design lines, Fancy Pants has never had a Halloween collection before...we are so excitied to get this line in!
you know their great, strips, glitter cuts, double-sided paper designs, ribbons oh my!!!

watch for this line in our upcoming workshops!!
we ordered the entire collection and expect it in at the first of the month...we'll keep you posted.

September 2009 workshop schedule! (yes..finally)

September 2009 workshop offerings from arts & scraps, inc….

9/5-11:30 to 1:30...spinner cards...the Fall installment of our ongoing spinner creations. using one of our fabulous new Fall lines we'll craft 8 to 10 cards to add to your 7 gypsies spinner. (super fun BONUS:sign up for our all new spinner round robin at this class also!!)cost for this workshop is $25.00.

9/5- 2:30 to 5:30...atc/altered tag lovely ladies…a fun, fast-paced class creating altered tags and atc’s that we then attach/hang “dress” our lovely wire dress forms. A fabulous way to display your miniature works of art!! Cost for this workshop: $45.00 ($20. For the wire dress form and $25 for class supplies).

9/19-11:30 to 1:30...inner circle books...a fun new, circular, interactive book with nifty hidden pocket pull-outs! (we just received a huge shipment of old-time favorites from Scenic Route and this book will feature these favorites!) Learn the technique to create these little wonders then make them for everyone you know! Cost for this workshop is $30.00.

9/19- 2:30 to 5:30…Take 20...a creative photo discovery portfolio...craft a portfolio specifically for your photography experiences and experiments. You will have a concise journal documenting 20 photo styles, techniques and trials. With space for photos and journaling along with a descriptive discovery list and titles of photo techniques to try and discover. We'll also provide online ideas and suggestions throughout the month of October to inspire and encourage your photography journey. So whether you're a photo pro, just a beginner or have always wanted to try that shot, this class is for you! This photo portfolio makes a great reference book, a show and tell or personal artistic keepsake. Cost for this workshop is $35.00

9/12- 11:30 to 1:30…NEST….make these beautiful, décor letters for your home just in time for the nesting season. A neutral color scheme allows for a perfect fit in any room and allows for an easy pop of color of your choosing if you so desire. Learn paint and decoupage techniques to boot! Cost for this workshop is $30.00.

9/12- 2:30 to 5:30…altered antique frames…craft a functional and fancy décor piece for your home or makes a fabulous gift!! We’ll use antique, repurposed frames, add wire, fabric and more for a truly unique work of totally useful art!! Cost for this workshop is $40.00

9/26- 11:30 to 1:30…layered haunted house book…it’s never too soon to start gearing up for Halloween! This layered/stacked book features the new Pink Paislee “twilight” collection. Spooky trees, paned windows and creaking doors complete this fun & creepy project!! Cost for this workshop is $35.00.

9/26- 2:30 to 5:30…31 Fabulous Fall Days … more Halloween (Fall) fun and an all-time favorite book format (and we have simplified the process!!) make this ready to fill book for the month of October. A photo and journal block for everyday of the month. Take a photo a day and jot down a memory. October is such a beautiful and festive month…why not create a memory book to capture it all! Cost for the workshop $35.00.

**please note: CLASS POLICY- pre-registration is required. A pre-paid/non-refundable registration fee of $10.00 per class is required upon sign-up. This fee will be applied to the class fee paid the day of class. If for any reason arts & scraps must cancel a workshop this registration fee will be reimbursed.**all supplies are provided however a mini-class kit of your own may come in handy as many of our provided supplies are shared amongst the entire class. Suggested supplies to bring: your favorite adhesive, bone folder, paper trimmer, scissors, ink pads.

Friday, August 21, 2009


just wanted to let you know...we've done even more ordering....

* 7 gypsies NEW treasures
* my mind's eye "spider's web" collection
* graphic 45- NEW line
* creative co-op (fantastic organizing & decor pieces)
* charms galore!
* archipelago (Positano candles) ***in stock now!!!!

we'll keep you posted upon actual in-store arrival dates...
be sure to check the blog for updates, photos and inspiration!

September's workshop schedule is finalized!!
(watch for the post tomorrow)
we have a super fun line-up and hope to see you at a class or two!

that is all for now..have a great weekend, see ya soon!!

Sunday, August 16, 2009

new stuff on the way!

as you may have heard...we have been busy, busy cleaning, organizing, purging...and ORDERING new treasure!!

just a sampling of what's on the way...
*basic grey (eerie!)
*fancy pants
*october afternoon
*pink paislee (twilight)
*scenic route
*jenni bowlin designs

and more!

stay tuned for updates and arrivals.

Saturday, August 15, 2009

dollar days sale extended!

we had such great interest in our first ever dollar days event that we are extending the sale!!

join us next tuesday & wednesday for more $$ savings!
we've even added more!!
papers, stickers, embellishments and the like have been added to the sale items along with further discounting!!

great time for teachers to stock up, parents to gather inexpensive supplies for kids projects and of course all you bargain hunters out there!

we also have paper racks for sale.
these racks are sold for $250 and we are letting them go for a mere $75!!
limited supply...don't suffer from the "i shoulda bought it when i saw it" syndrome!!

thanks for your time...hope to see you soon!

Tuesday, August 11, 2009


Changes are on the way.....

Monday, August 10, 2009

dollar days

we just got back from CHA and new items are on the way!!!

we need to make room for all our brand new finds!

it's dollar days at Arts and Scraps and more than half the store is marked down!

Many other items are half price!

drop by thursday, friday and saturday for these fabulous savings!