Wednesday, October 22, 2014

SGD's Customer Garage Sale!!

SGD's is once again hosting our incredibly popular customer garage sale for new and/or used scrapbooking, cardmaking and stamping products.

Saturday, October 25: 9am – 5pm
Sunday, October 26: 10am – 4pm

SHOPPERS attending our Garage Sale .... All garage sale items are TAX-FREE. You are welcome to shop using cash, Visa, Mastercard or Debit. All items purchased from the garage sale are final sale. Payment for garage sale items cannot be made using a SGDs gift card. 
PLUS!!! - on Sunday several Vendors will have marked down what is remaining in their boxes by 25% or 50% ... !!! This is a win-win for everyone!!! 
To be fair to all Vendors & fellow-shoppers, there is to be no hoarding of items. Only take items from the boxes that you are truly interested in. 
 Mark your calendars & plan to join us for one of the best garage sales ever!!

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The "Cricut - I Made It" Contest!

Our diva Laura needs your help!!!
Laura made it to the final 50 finalists in the "Cricut - I made it" contest!! Way to go!! Now she needs our help!!!

"Our Judges Chose 50 Finalists—Now It's Time for You to Pick the Winner

Cast Your Vote Now!

Vote for your favorite designers in the Cricut®—I Made It! Contest. The first place winner, with the most public votes, will get their own Make It Now™ project line on Cricut Design Space™ and a feature on The Design Network this fall. There will also be prizes for 2nd and 3rd place, so every vote counts! You can vote for as many finalists as you like—limit one vote per finalist per day.

Our judges based finalists on the following project criteria: creativity, technique, and use of materials. Finalists submitted between 1 and 5 projects to best showcase their talent.

To see a finalist’s entry and learn how they "made it," click on their main photo." 

You can vote once per day!!! 
The contest ends October 26!! Let's help Laura win this!!!!!!

Monday, October 20, 2014

November Calendar Class

Good morning, everyone. For the November Calendar class, I wanted to use these papers from Simple Stories "Sweater Weather" Collection. I love the rich fall colours. It just happened that I had the perfect photos to use, as well! Hope you like the layout! This class will be held Sunday, November 23rd from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

I used the following products for the layout:

Have a great week!


Sunday, October 19, 2014

Two Owls

Good morning!
I wanted to share with you the card for this weeks Donate to Create. 
This fun new set is called Two Owls and it is from Impression Obsession.

To make this card I used Ranger White Embossing powder and embossed the owls on a piece of black card stock. I mounted this on a piece of white to make the owls pop. 
The base of the card is white, with the a layer of Simple Stories, Sweater Weather paper.

Come by the store on Wednesday if you want to Donate to Create this awesome card!
Thanks for looking, 

Saturday, October 18, 2014

SGD in Grand Bend!

Hello Fellow Crafters!!

Before I get into the pictures from this weekend's craft heaven here is a card that I am teaching today.

It's using the adorable Frosty stamp from Woodware. I now need them all obviously.

Okay on to the photos of the crafting madness we are having so much fun in!
There are only a few spots left for the Spring Retreat so sign up asap if your interested

(snuck in a pic of my fave Kim P)

Raffle Table

Onsite Store

Panoramic view of the room

Hope you get to craft today too!

Happy Crafting, Andrea

Friday, October 17, 2014

Watercolour with a stencil

Happy Friday!! Today is the day we are going to the RETREAT!!!!  I am so excited.....almost forgot all about this post....for all of you at home...I am sharing this card with you that Heather Telford designed.
She is a wonderful artist and I love to go visit her blog and look at all her beautiful creations. For this card she used a Penny Black stamp and stencil, she made a video that you can watch HERE.
For the gold fleckes I used a sponge to put on some versamark and then gold embossing powder.
Hope you get inspired by her just like I do. Happy Crafting, Anja

Thursday, October 16, 2014


A beautiful day to you! Today I am sharing a layout created for the 3rd version of Creating With Sketches. I have a FREE DIGITAL COPY of this amazing book for someone! Leave a comment for your chance to win.

This layout came together beautifully using the yummy Prima - Coffee Break collection. My oh my do I love these papers and flowers. Sheila has some of these amazing embellishments on sale. Click here for details.

I mean look at these papers!!!! 

Oh and the flowers!

Amazing!!! You can see the whole collection here!

You have till next Wednesday October 22nd to leave a comment for your chance to win a digital copy of the sketch book. 

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Vintage Interactive Layout

Hi!  Vicki here!! TWO MORE SLEEPS!!!!

I'm pleased to share the Vintage Interactive Layout that I will be teaching at the upcoming retreat in Grand Bend this weekend!!!

Please be gentle with me, it is my first Video!!!

This layout will fit in one page protector and I was able to get 88 Heritage Photo's on it!!!!

The cost of the class is $50.00, cash only, no tax and includes:

All the Cardstock and Designer Paper for the Project pre cut, so you will not have to do any major cutting! A Package of Bo Bunny Noteworthy to embellish and decorate the finished album, a link for an Electronic Copy with extremely detailed instructions with photographs and my assistance with helping you put it together!!

Some extra kits may be available depending on how many people sign up for the class. 
To sign up, please contact the Store for details. 519-473-5751 - or you can sign up on Friday at the retreat!  The class will be offered on Saturday from 12:30pm - 4:30pm.

If you are taking the class you will need to bring:

Basic Kit including Trimmer, Scissors, etc. 
Ink and Sponges for Distressing ( I used Tim Holtz Vintage Photo)
A Strong Double Sided Tape Such as Be Creative Tape, Scor Pal Tape etc. (you can purchase this at Scrappin' Great Deals)
Foam Dimensionals

Looking forward to enjoying the weekend with you~


Tuesday, October 14, 2014

We have some great Pre-Order Opportunities for you!!!

Pre-orders are products that have not yet arrived in our store. We are now accepting pre-orders for the following listed products. Once inventory arrives, your pre-order will receive priority processing. Each pre-order (company) has a different date of arrival. Each pre-order for each different company (collection) must be on a separate order. Do not include other products with your pre-order unless you would like to wait for your pre-orders to arrive in stock. Thanks!

BoBunny Altitude - ETA: October 2014  
Elizabeth Crafts - ETA: October 2014  
Lawn Fawn Snow Day - ETA: October 2014  
Penny Black - ETA: October 2014  
Spellbinders - ETA: October 2014  
Taylored Expressions - ETA: October 2014  
Tim Holtz Idea-ology - ETA: October 2014

Remember today is TOONIE TUESDAY!!!  Join us at 2pm with your tool kit and a toonie and make a fabulous Christmas card with our Miss Holland!

Monday, October 13, 2014

"Happy Halloween" Kit

Good morning, everyone and Happy Thanksgiving! Today, I wanted to show you a kit that I created using the Halloween Magic line from Bella Blvd. I just love the colours of this line. Next week-end is the Retreat at Oakwood Inn and a good way to get caught up on some of your scrapbooking is to use kits. SGD has a number of kits available so check out our Website.

Have a great week!