Friday, February 28, 2014

Hello Spring!!!



Happy Friday!! Baby, it is cold outside!!! Minus 25 here at the farm, brrr. I suggest we all start making cards so Spring feels it can arrive any time!!! This card is for Toonie Tuesday, March 4 at 2 PM, I chose some flowers and spring colours, a stamp from Kaiser Kraft, sentiment from Paper Smooches, flower from Tim Holtz.
Come on out if you can, bring a Toonie and a basic tool kit and you are set to go, no need to register. Have a great day and stay warm!!! Till next time, Anja

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

ONE DAY SALE!!!!!!

Save 26% on 49 Gorgeous Dies!!
Girlfriends, hop on over to our 12 hour Gallery & Save TWENTY-SIX PERCENT on FORTY-NINE stunning dies for your crafting fun!!  This special promotion is available for ONE day only!!  Hurry, don't miss out!   Sold on a first come basis both in-store and on-line.  No coupons necessary, savings are automatic & simply fabulous!!  Sorry, no backorders or substitutions.    Ends Wednesday, February 26 @ midnight!   Have fun!! 

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Stencils and Layouts

Good morning everyone!!  It's another chilly February day here in SW Ontario!!  We had a full house last Saturday for our Mixed Media event at the store.  It was loads of fun playing with inks, sprays, pastes, stencils, paints.....etc, etc, etc!!!!  I have a layout to share today where I used the Tim Holtz Stars Stencil on my background paper, along with some distress ink.  It just adds some visual interest to the background.  Have a look:



I also used a couple of dies from Paper Smooches, Paper from The Paper Loft, and an EK Success little Star Punch. Enjoy your day!!

Monday, February 24, 2014

Dina Wakley Media Stamps!!! Pre-Order yours today!!!

Pre-order your new Dina Wakley Stamps today & save 25% right off the hop! ETA: March 2014. All pre-orders will receive priority processing the minute inventory arrives. Pre-orders must be placed with SGDs by March 15, 2014 to receive the special 25% discount. You will not be charged for your preorder until we are getting ready to ship product to you. Regular price will be $26.98!!








Click here to order online!!! 
Important ordering information: All pre-orders must be a separate order. Please do not include any other items with this pre-order unless you are willing to wait for all items to arrive prior to shipping. If wishing to use PayPal as payment - please select telephone as your choice & in the customers notes put "PayPal" - we will send the PayPal invoice once we are getting ready to ship product to you

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Wonderful Wednesday

Good Morning Everyone,

Here is my card for this Wonderful Wednesday. I used one of the new dies from Elizabeth craft designs. This one is called Katie Label Pivot Card. They are so easy to use. The designer paper is from Kaiser Craft, one of their new lines called Art of Life Collection.









Hope to see you this Wednesday. Thanks for looking and have a great day.

K

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Paper Smooches Dies and Crate Paper Love Notes!

My love affair with Paper Smooches products goes back for years and when I saw Kim Hughes come out with steel dies I was in heaven! I am getting quite the personal collection and when I saw this label die and the smattering of hellos I had to have them. Had to.

My other current love affair is the Crate paper Love Notes collection which I have used on this card (and many others- seriously addicted). I am also collecting like a mad woman enamel dots. I don't know what it is about these slightly raised colourful bits of enamel that have me all aflutter but it is what it is. I have used 2 of my precious collection on this card from Prima the Optimist collection. I don't see them listed anymore- probably because I bought them all- sorry! Here are some from Doodlebug to give you an idea of what I am talking about. 
I'll try not to buy all these up too before you get there ;)

Happy Crafting!
Andrea




Friday, February 21, 2014

One for the guys....


Happy Friday!!! A masculine card for you today.....I saw this new stamp from Art Impressions and it ended up in my shopping basket, lol! It is coloured with Inktense pencils, and the sky is done with tumbled glass distress ink. I took my time colouring, lots of layers, I feel like I could use the practice..I wanted the water darker, I sponged on some faded jeans in the corners when I was done colouring, and added a few diamond stickles. The birds are free drawn , sentiment from Just Rite. The rest of the card is simple, simple, a few score lines along the bottom and some twine.
Please don't forget our MIXED MEDIA event tomorrow, still some spots left in the afternoon, it is gonna be FUN!!! Click on the link to register!!
                                 Hope you like it, till next time, Anja

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Happy Thursday!!

A quick post today!!!  We have a couple of fabulous layouts to share from our brand new diva Lynn!!!
 

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Old Stamps, New Stamps.......

STAMPS, STAMPS AND MORE STAMPS!!!

Save 25% on Stamps featured in our Stamp Gallery! Now is the time to take advantage of fabulous savings on 100's of gorgeous stamps! Applies to regular priced, in-stock items. Excluded: pre-orders, special orders & backorders. Two-days only! Ends Thursday, February 20 @ midnight.

We have a lot of new stamps just in from brand new companies as well as our old favourites!!!

Check out these new companies: 


 



And new stamps from some old favourites: 

 

 



Happy Shopping everyone!!!!



Sunday, February 16, 2014

Mixed Media Event

Good Morning Everyone,

Hope you can join us next Sat for our Mixed Media Event. It will be lots of fun and why not come out and learn about Mix Media. Check out details below.

Mixed Media Event at SGDs! Saturday, February 22 at 10am

Mixed Media Event at SGDs!  Saturday, February 22 at 10am
Join our Mixed Media crazed divas for a hands-on workshop where you will explore the magic of Mixed Media.  Play with a variety of media and tools, such as stencils, inks, texture pastes and paints!!  We will be introducing the amazingGelli Plate too!!  Learn techniques that you can apply to your card making and scrapbooking!  Get messy, get creative, unleash your inner artist!!  
Every participant will receive a free Tim Holtz stencil of their choice!!   Ideal for all levels of crafters!!  Register today & get ready to create art like never before with Lori, Kim, Anja & our newest Diva, Lynn!!   See you there!!
Saturday, February 22:  10am - 12pm  



Thanks for looking and have a great day.
Kim





Saturday, February 15, 2014

Colouring hair with Copics





Thank you Sarah for this informative video! Don't forget SGD carries Copic markers, refills, paper and more!



Cheers, Andrea

Friday, February 14, 2014

Inspired by Mexico.....


Happy Friday!!! HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY!!! Oops, no Valentine's card from me today.......
Mine were all done in time and send out already, lol, if only I was this organized.
My card from today is inspired by some Mexican colours and it is the card for TOONIE TUESDAY February 18 at 2 PM. Come on  out with a basic tool kit and a toonie and you can make this card.
                                 Hope to see you!! Till next time, Anja

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Need some tools?? Of COURSE you do!!!!



It is Tool Time at SGDs! Oh how we love our tools! Dies, Embossing Folders, Punches ... Oh My!! Save 22% on Tools - 100's of fabulous items to choose from! That's right ladies, right now you will save 22% on tools featured in our Tool Gallery! Applies to regular priced, in-stock items. Excluded: pre-orders, special orders & backorders. Ends tonight - Thursday, February 13 @ midnight.
http://www.scrappingreatdeals.com/Tools/
 
I will leave you with a little Valentine themed, mixed media, mini canvas that I made for my hubby (it was actually for our anniversary but who says I can't give it to him again!?) Paper is from The Paper Loft - Shades of Grey! Dreamweaver Paste, Gear Stencil and Sizzix Die, stickles, crackle paint.....messy messy messy!!
 
 

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

All Day Crop!!!

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2014

Consider it a Valentine's Present to yourself!!!


Just imagine it ... no laundry, no kids to drive around, no husband looking for his keys .... Just us and our hobby!! Bring your projects & craft the entire day away!! We are talkin' TWELVE hours of croppin' fun!! 9am - 9pm (or longer!). Refreshments, yummy assortment of snacks & delicious pizza!! There will be door prizes and loads of fun!! Each participant will receive a 20% instore discount during the crop! Full use of our tools & machines in our cropping station. Registration and payment in advance is required to hold your spot for this very popular event. Come and join us for a fantastic day of crafting fun!! (If you would like to opt out of pizza, the crop fee for the day will be reduced to $20)

Monday, February 10, 2014

MIXED MEDIA EVENT!!!


Join our Mixed Media crazed divas for a hands-on workshop where you will explore the magic of Mixed Media. Play with a variety of media and tools, such as stencils, inks, texture pastes and paints!! We will be introducing the amazing Gelli Plate too!! Learn techniques that you can apply to your card making and scrapbooking! Get messy, get creative, unleash your inner artist!!

Every participant will receive a free Tim Holtz stencil of their choice!! Ideal for all levels of crafters!! Register today & get ready to create art like never before with Lori, Kim, Anja & our newest Diva, Lynn!! See you there!!
 
Two sessions to choose from, click on the link to register online: 
 

Sunday, February 9, 2014

Wonderful Wednesday

Good Morning Everyone,
Another cold morning out there.  Hope you are keeping warm. Want to share with you my card for this up coming Wonderful Wednesday. This card is from Impression Obsession. We will be using one of their new dies called Hearts of Hearts. Love the simplicity of the die.







Hope you can join me this Wednesday. Thanks for looking and have a great day.

K

Saturday, February 8, 2014

Valentine's Day card with Memory Box



Happy Saturday!

Andrea here to do a little roll back in time and re-share a card I made last year for Valentine's Day. I wanted to repost it again after perusing the new items at SGD and saw back in stock the cute and fun Precious Hearts Die by Memory Box.  Instead of using this paper what about the fun new Sweetheart collection from Doodlebug? Or my personal favourite….Love Notes from Crate Paper. Swoon!

Still lots of time to get those Valentine's Day cards made…or if you are like me just making I love you cards to be sent all year long!

Cheers, Andrea

Friday, February 7, 2014

Spring colours on a cold snowy day!


Happy Friday!! Baby, it's cold outside....brrr.....good thing that I can change seasons in my craft room whenever I want, lol!! After spending a week in warm, sunny Mexico I have made this card with spring colours for Toonie Tuesday February 11 at 2 PM. It would be fun  if you could join us, no need to register, just bring a toonie and a basic toolkit! Today I am planning to get my fingers dirty to play with some mixed media products....plans are in full swing for our Mixed Media event coming up on Saturday February 22, see the website for more details!
                                                      Till next time, Anja

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

12 Hour Sale!!


Our Famous 12 Hour Special Now On!!
 
 
We are making room for all the new lines rolling in!! Save up to 50% on over 100 fabulous products featured in our 12 Hour Gallery!! Available at these prices only while supplies last! Limited quantities available - shop early for best selection! You won't believe the deals!! Ends Friday, February 7 @ midnight, only while supplies last!!

Like these fabulous new stamps by IndigoBlu!!! 


 HAPPY SHOPPING EVERYONE!!!

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Kisses Directly Below......



Happy Tuesday everyone!!!  We have a few fantastic new paper lines in stock, one from Kaiser Craft called 'Art of Life', and a new company called Marion Smith - we have two of their lines 'Nirvana and Garment District' .  Check them out...stunning, vintage look, totally up my alley!!!  I made the above card with a combo of the Nirvana & Garment District papers, along with a Memory Box Mesh Stencil and translucent Dreamweaver Paste to create some texture on the background.  It shows up better in person...so come on in to the store to have a look!! :)

Sunday, February 2, 2014

My Art Journal

Good Morning Everyone,

Want to share with you my pages that I did in our Mix Media Class. We were playing with the ghosting and bleaching techniques. I used Dylusions Ink Spray LEMON ZEST  and  Dylusions Ink Spray MELTED CHOCOLATE for my back ground. The first stencil I used was the Ranger Dylusions Flossie . To make the image pop I used a script stamp and vintage photo distress ink. I then used one of the new butterfly stencils from Memory box.






Hope you can join us on our next Mix Media Class. Thanks for looking and have a great day.

Kim

Saturday, February 1, 2014

FREE SHIPPING WEEKEND!!!

Free Shipping @ SGD's!
It's a snow day out there!  Stay in your PJ's & shop from home!  Enjoy FREE Shipping at SGDs this weekend! Orders of $35+ (before taxes) will receive free shipping!!  Valid for Canadian & US orders!!  To redeem, enter the code SNOWDAY (all cap's) into the discount box as you proceed through checkout. Ends Sunday, February 2 @ midnight.  Applies to regular-priced items.
Pre-orders, discounted items & backorders are excluded from this offer. Machines such as Big Shot are shared shipping as outlined in product description. (limit one coupon/order)
Have a safe & cozy weekend!


Check out this lovely card made from the Wild Rose 4x4 Printed Panels!!  Super Quick and so pretty!!!  Thanks Ms. Lawley for sharing!!