Thursday, December 30, 2010

Happy New Years Eve - Last Day for Bag Lady Discounts

Hi Everyone,

I just wanted to let you know that tomorrow is the last day for the 2010 Bag Lady Discount program.  Also, we will be closing at 5:00 PM.  On New Years Day, we will be open our regular hours of 10 to 9 PM.  Our New Years Day Crop is now Sold Out.  There are still seats available for our Curio Card Class on Sunday January 1st.

New Layout Club for 2011

Here is our first layout for the new year for our Layout of the Week Club. If you would like to participate in this years layout club, just have us add your name to the list at the front counter. Every two weeks we release a new layout complete with embellishments and instructions for you to create at home. If you need us to hold a layout for you, please call us for each layout you want held.  Completing an album has never been so easy. Just match up some photos and put it all together. Just $6 per layout. If you complete 24 of the 26 weeks of layouts, you will receive a $20 Gift Certificate at the end of the year.
 
If you completed this years layout club, You can come use your $20 Gift Certificate any time. 
 
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Monday, December 27, 2010

New Imaginisce Garden Party and i-bond Tool

Hi Everyone,

Hopefully, you have recovered from the Holiday weekend and are getting well deserved time off.   As we are ending our third year at Photo Scraps, we are actually gearing up for all the fun things that lie ahead in 2011.   Even though there are not a lot of big releases at this time of year, there are a few new things trickling in. 

The newest BasicGrey Line Hopscotch has arrived.
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Today, we received the new Imaginisce spring line, Garden Party.

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Lisa Halstead may be limping a bit but her scrapping skills are as strong as ever.  She created four new Creative Cafe Layouts.  These are all display on the tables and are just $3 each. 
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This week we have 4 new cards created by Jill for our Wacky Wednesday Cards.  We did all the prep work so you can just stamp and put them together.  Available all day Wednesday, just $2 each.
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January 2011 Calendar
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Tuesday January 4th  6-8 PM
Always & Forever Album
This Bo Bunny album is a perfect wedding brag book or prom album.  There are may stickers to choose from for the embellishments including a full Alphabet.  $21
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Wednesday January 5th 6-8 PM
Copic 101 with Lisa Hetrick
The class will cover practicing the 1,2,3,1 technique on the stamped images that you will build the cards with & demystifying the number coloring system and practicing the techniques. Fee $22 (if you bring your own Copics) or $39 and you get to pick 3 Copic markers.

Special Event Saturday January 8th 
Impression Obsession Trunk Show
We are so excited that Mitra, the owner of Impression Obsession is coming to visit us and she is bringing lots of stamps to sell.  She will also be teaching a great technique class that we learned at our last retailer show.  Mitra is going to bring her show inventory of backgrounds which includes all 70 designs plus Mega Mounts and whatever else we use.  This is a great chance to purchase stamps that we have not carried.

Mitra's card class will include 5 cards and feature stamping on clay paper to create fabulous background effects.  I have taken a number of classes from her and always learn something new.  We will have preview photos soon.  Fee $35 
 
Monday January 10th 6-8 PM
Write-On
Still wondering how to add more meaningful journaling to your scrapbooks? Join Gina A. to learn the art of story-telling on your pages. Each student will create a beautiful 6 x 6 scrapbook while learning WHAT and HOW to write, HANDWRITING tips, COMPUTER JOURNALING tips, How to add HIDDEN JOURNALING to your layouts, And MORE! **** We may substitute a different paper line.

Each student should bring:Paper trimmer & ScissorsAdhesiveFavorite journaling pen in BLACK A photo or embellishment that represents the following topics:(one for each topic) Home, Childhood, Laughter/fun Fee $25
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Tuesday January 11th  6-8 PM
Remember This Canvas Class  Fee $20
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Wednesday January 12th  11-8 PM
Memory Box Premier Demo Day
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We are so excited to see What's in the Box this year.  Memory Box has consistantly delivered gorgeous stamps and papers.  We will have special new Make'n'Takes just for this event.  Memory Box had so much positive feedback from the gorgeous printer trays from halloween, They are including a beautiful new tray embellished with our brand new 6x6 collections and stamped images.

Demo Day
Saturday January 15th 11-4 PM
 We will have a wonderful variety of cards and layouts for you to create. We do the cutting and you do the gluing. Just drop in anytime after 11 AM and purchase tickets for $2 each at the front counter for however many Demos you want to create. We provide glue sticks so if you prefer tape, please bring a labeled tape runner. If you get to the store by 3PM, you should have enough time to do all the demos. If you complete 7 demos, you will receive a coupon for 10% off your purchases for the day
(not including special orders or other sale special offers).

Monday January 17th  6-8 PM
Me by the Numbers
Gina A. had been asked numerous times about a follow up tp her Write- On Journaling class. You will be making a 2 page layout about yourself in this class. Please bring photos so that Gina can help you match paper and embellishments. You will not be using the same papers as in the sample.
Fee $20
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Thursday January 20th  6-8 PM
Snow Fun Pop-up Album
Join Tracy for this wintery album filled with snowy details and lots of interactive pop-up pages.  Fee $28
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Sunday January 23th 6-8 PM
Canvas Corp - Words to Live By Canvas
You will get to ink and hammer your way to a unique home decor project that features Chalk Board paper you can write notes on over and over again. I made mine slightly different than the class handout. Fee $35
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Sunday January 30th   1-3 PM
Disney Layered Chipboard album
Gina out did herself on this adorable Disney album. She mixed ribbons, epoxy stickers, overlays and punches on this album you will be sure to love. Fee $26

Saturday, December 25, 2010

End of the Year Clearance Sale - Dec 26 thru Dec 31

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to Everyone!

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(Holiday card by Laura, of course)

It has been another wonderful year at Photo Scraps.  I am so blessed to have an amazing staff of women who make being at the store so fun for me and hopefully for our customers.  This year we have gotten to know so many of our regulars and truly look forward to their next visit.  The crops have been so much fun and a great way to get to build friendships.  I am looking forward to meeting even more of you and making the store more of a gathering place for friends to get together and create.   Thank you so much for your continued patronage this year.  I wish you and your loved ones a very happy 2011. 

Well, Christmas is almost over for another year.  All the preparation, shopping and wrapping is over.  It's now time to spend those gift certificates you received for Christmas.
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New Issue of Scrapbook & Cards Today Available Free with a $40 pretax purchase.

Our brand new winter issue showcases all this season has to offer! From inspiring winter layouts and festive greetings, to beautiful home d├ęcor projects for the holidays. Don’t miss our 3 designer challenge and 6 new sketches from PageMaps. This is one issue that is sure to inspire you throughout the winter season!

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Sunday January 2nd   1-3 PM
Basic Grey Curio Card Class
Join Tracy for twelve beautiful cards with leftovers to spare.  Fee $25
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Monday January 3rd  6-8 PM

Scrapping 101
Intro to Scrapbooking with Gina - Gina will teach you all you need to know to make your first scrapbook pages. You will learn how to use tools, pick colors and how to adhere your photos safely.  Please bring 4-8 photos and you will complete your first page in class.  Fee $12
Tuesday January 18th  6-8 PM
Quick Quotes Winter Layout Class
Four Snowy pages to showcase your winter photos.  Fee $25
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Wednesday January 19th  6-8 PM
Copic 103 with Lisa Hetrick
In this class we'll work through advanced coloring techniques: hair, skin tones, backgrounds, casting shadows on objects and adding other coloring mediums for enhanced detail (ie. colored pencil, white gel pen, watercolor pencil). This class is jam-packed, a bit fast paced and advanced. You will need to bring your own markers and a white gel pen (Uniball Signo White is recommended). We will provide hair and skin tone copic number combinations for you to choose from and bring or purchase from the store. In class, you will complete a tech sheet covering all the techniques. Fee $22

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

On the 11th Day of Christmas

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Applies to all Friday and Saturday night crops.  A $15 Value.

Wacky Wednesday Cards
Jill designed some springy cards using the new Hero Arts stamps.  Three new cards, just $2 each.
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We received the Bow Easy and a new magazine.  The Bow Easy is just the thing you need to tie that perfect bow everytime.
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Here is the newest Echo Park, Be Mine.
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We have just 1 Vagabond left in stock. 
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Sunday, December 19, 2010

On the Ninth Day of Christmas....

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New Layout of the Week. Available behind the front counter, just $6. 
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Thursday, December 16, 2010

Photo Scraps is closed today because of the snow

Hi Everyone,

Due to the quick accumulation of snow on the roads, Photo Scraps will be closed today, Thursday December 16, 2010.  We will be open again tomorrow at 10 AM.

Today's Daily Special will be extended to tomorrow.

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Wednesday, December 15, 2010

On the Fifith Day of Christmas...

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Applies to all in stock items only.
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We received the new Cards, Scrapbook Trends and Mini Albums magazines today. 
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New Ravens custom paper is back in stock.
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We will be leaving the Wacky Wednesday Cards out thru Sunday if you would like to come make some cards.  $2 Each.
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