Thursday, March 5, 2015

Goodies coming !!!

Happy Thursday!!!! 

Today I am sharing a layout I created with an older collection of MME. WHY you ask! Sheila is bringing in some fabulous goodies check out the pre order section here. Take a look at our Pinterest board to see some of these yummy goodies. Video's have been posted from CHA.

You should see my wishlist!!!  I need to make room. So I created this layout!!! 

My layout is based on the February Canadian Scrapbooker sketchy challenge. 



For the  title I used the latest 



Please don't forget to join us for our February Mood Board Challenge!


 You may be inspired by the colors, objects, feel or whatever the image represents to you. This can be a layout, canvas, card, journal page. Please let us know how you were inspired. The winner, selected at random, will receive a $20 gift card to Scrappin Great Deal's and be our featured guest designer for the following month! 

Have a great day!

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Oh how we LOVE Tim Holtz!!


His style, talent and products are simply yummy (ok, he's not so bad on the eyes either!).  This is a celebration of Tim Holtz signature products! Right now you will enjoy savings of 20% on Tim Holtz products!  Find his products throughout our entire website (or by typing "Tim Holtz" into our search - upper left side of your computer screen).  Watch for the blue "special offer" button & you will automatically save 20% on that product!  No coupons necessary!   His stamps, inks, tools, dies, stains, markers, embellishments & MORE!  Applies to regular-priced, in-stock featured items.  Sorry, no backorders or rain checks.  Hurry, ends Thursday, March 5 at midnight!   Excluded: pre-orders, backorders, orders already placed. 

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Urgent Update- Technique Tuesday cancelled for today


Due to today's Winter storm with snow and ice rain Technique Tuesday has been cancelled for safety reasons.
Our Diva Andrea will be doing today's planned Technique with the WRMK envelope punch board on Tuesday March 31st instead.
Stay in if you can and stay warm!
SGD


Welcome to March!!!!

March is finally here and soon I hope we see a glimpse of SPRING!!  Our class/event calendar is jammed packed full....with new classes/events still being added!!!
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Tomorrow is WONDERFUL WEDNESDAY with Diva Laura!!

If you love to make cards, you will simply LOVE our Wonderful Wednesday's!! Every Wednesday at 1pm, join one of our talented Divas and create a beautiful card!!  No need to register - simply bring your scissors & adhesives, along with $4 and be ready to craft!! Enjoy in-store specials every Wednesday!
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Diva Karen is back from Florida this month and she has a Silhouette 101 class booked for March 19!! PLUS her monthly calendar layout classes resumes on March 22!!  
Welcome back Karen!! 
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There are still a couple of spots left for this Saturday's ALL DAY CROP!!  We are talkin' TWELVE hours of croppin' fun!! 9am - 9pm (or longer!) 
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Have you grabbed a box or two for the Customer Garage Sale??  Sell your old stuff to make room for the new!!! Saturday, March 28: 9am – 5pm & Sunday, March 29: 10am – 4pm.
Details on our website!! 
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We have Zentangle classes coming, Cari from Prima is coming back.....and so much more!!!

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Gelatos, Gelatos, Gelatos

Good Morning Everyone,

Want to share with you my Art Journaling Page that I taught this past Friday night. Lori and I take turns teaching the class. We show how to use products, techniques and to have fun when working in your Art Journal. This week I chose to go over Gelatos. Those wonderful  Gelatos. We used the Gelatos for our background, used them with stencils and then again with embossing paste. I think we did a total of seven layers. If you want to get in to Art Journaling this is the class for you. Hope to see you out at one of our classes. All you need is an Art Journaling book and we supply the rest. 






Thanks for looking and have a great day.

Kim



Saturday, February 28, 2015

More Art Journalling Awesomeness!


Andrea here today sharing another of my friend Michelle's art journal. She takes the classes at SGD with Lori and Kim and always comes away so inspired. 

Take this page for example. The panda is something her daughter made for her with string when she was about 6 years old. She is 13 now. Michelle has been hanging onto it wanting to preserve it but not sure how. She was inspired to make a backdrop for her panda in her art journal. 

She used a bamboo stencil and embossing paste to get started. You could also use THESE dies from Memory box. She painstakingly coloured them and added leaves from a spellbinders die. She then used an older Tim Holtz strip die for a cobblestone path and modified it to make her stones. 

All your hard work is amazing Michelle! I hope you are inspired by her too!

Cheers, Andrea

Friday, February 27, 2015

Quick and simple


Happy Friday! I did not have a lot of time to make a card for sharing so I made a quick and easy one!
I took a piece of watercolour paper ( 2 3/4x4) and scribbled some orange and red gelatos on it. Then I sprayed water on the paper and blended it out with my fingers...once it was dry I sprayed some sunshine Dylysions over it. Once that was dry, I stamped the flowers (Penny Black) and the sentiment with black versafine and heat embossed it with black embossing powder. I added a white mat and some score lines on the bottom, it is really hard to see in the picture but I added 2 horizontal score lines and a whole bunch of vertical ones.
                                         Hope you like it, till next time, Anja

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Why I love to head to SGD crops

Morning, Lynn here sharing one of the layouts I created at the SGD 12 hour crop this past weekend. 

 A few reasons I love these crops! People!!! It is so nice to sit down with like minded crafters and enjoy the process of creativity. I might have only gotten two layouts done. But it is so energizing seeing all the ladies create. The snacks I love the snacks! The door prizes! Having access to the whole store. 

For this layout I used paper from the BoBunny Altitude collection (truly one of my favorites). 


Last week in one of The Ten Daily Sales Items I ordered one of these fabulous stencils by Prima. 



As I worked away at my layout I need a little something more and being at the store so very easy to pick up extra supplies. 


Love these Stars 


Thank you for stopping by! Have a great end of the week! 

P.S Our Next 12 hour crop is in March! We also have daily crops :) 




Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Save 20% on products featured in our Collections Gallery!!!

Well over 300 NEW items are just in!!
Our Divas have been busy, busy, busy ... Pre-orders are shipping & our store is filling up quickly with hundreds of brand new lines & products!! Here is your chance to get them on sale, BEFORE they are discontinued! Companies are doing a much quicker turn-around, so if you like it, order now so you won't be disappointed. Jump over to our Collections/Themes Gallery & save 20% on over 650 products featured in this gallery!! Includes brand new releases - get them now before they are gone! Savings are automatic - no coupons necessary!! Applies to regular priced, in-stock items in our Collections Gallery
Excluded: special orders, orders already placed. This promotion cannot be combined with any other discounts/ coupons. 
 Ends Friday, February 27 at midnight!! 

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Art Journalling with Gelatos!!


We have done Gelatos before (the above page is one example we did) and LOVED them!  Miss Hannah requested another round of them so Kim and I will be using them as the focus this Friday night!  We hope you can join us!!  Friday, February 27th, 6pm - 8pm!!  You can register online!!