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Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Creative Escape October 1-31, 2009

Don’t fall behind on seeing the newest and best in the scrapbooking and stamping industry. Join us during October for the Creative Escape. Tour participating
Independent Scrapbook
& Stamping stores throughout Minnesota


Join us during October for the Creative Escape. The Creative Escape is a chance for you to visit different independently owned scrapbook and stamping stores located throughout the state of Minnesota and enjoy some great benefits while doing so.
The benefits to YOU, our customers, are …
 Win the Grand Prize valued at $320. The grand prize consists of a $20 gift certificate from all the participating stores.
 For every $20* you spend at participating stores, you will be entered into the Grand Prize drawing.
*Before taxes, after discounts
 Each participating store will be having a drawing for a gift basket valued at $50. No purchase necessary.
 Buy a beautifully designed long sleeved t-shirt for $15. Wear it while visiting the different stores and receive a free gift (while supplies last).
 Progressive discount: the more stores you visit,* the bigger the discount.
 Visit 1-2 different stores, receive 15% off your total order
 Visit 3-5 different stores, receive 20% off your total order
 Visit 6+ different stores, receive 25% off your total order
*At each participating store, you will be given a business card. Your "collection" of business cards is used to determine your discount. More details in the participating stores.

Make sure to check out the October calendar on my website:
www.thepinecityscrapbookingco.com for up to date info on all the fun things happening at the scrapbook store!

Thursday, September 24, 2009

New Products again...

Here's the list of new products just in today!

Bo Bunny halloween and Kitchen Spice (it's my fav!)
WR Memory Keepers Hectic and Twirl
Imaginise Let's Roll and Perfectly Posh (lovin' all the new Snag 'em stamps for .99!)
New company for us: Scrap Within Reach Carnival Ride and Paper Boy
Basic Grey paper packs Eerie and Eskimo Kisses (embellishments too as well as the 6x6 packs!)
Bazzill Jewels and templates
Fancy Pants Christmas Magic and Rough and Tough
My Little Shoebox Little Ladies, Sky's the Limit and Imagine a Forest
Bella Blvd Camping Out
New Prima flowers
New Flower Soft color Polar White!
Fiskars new 12x12 Flourish template (I can't wait to use this! I'm always grabbing a scallop Bazzill paper to use as a template! Finally I'll have a real template!
New to us totes by All My Memories

Stop in and help Marge rearrange the store this weekend!!

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

New Tim Holtz

Newsflash...we finally received a few things from Advantus today. We have in stock the new film strips and typewriter keys from the new collection! Why oh why do they torture us this way?

Monday, September 21, 2009

Making Memories

The UPS guy was good to us! We received the new Making Memories Mistletoe line today! I absolutely love it!

We also got in:
Fancy Pants
Bella Blvd.
The new shape Nestabilities.
More of the Making Memories Spooky Alley line.

Stop in and check it all out, warning you will be inspired to make Christmas cards or scrap old Christmas photos!

Saturday, September 19, 2009

New Project!




I am a huge magazine junkie and saw these in one recently. See if you can guess what they used to be! What do you think you use them for now?

Friday, September 18, 2009

New Cards

I finally used my new JustRite stamps today. I used them with my new BoBunny papers and Nesties! I scraplifted the card layout idea from Splitcoast Stampers! It took me longer on the website than it did to whip out these three cards! I'm thinking the let it snow one will be one of the make and takes in October.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Aaaahhhh more new stuff!

I've been busy entering new product into the computer today!

I'm loving the new SEI Moravia and Winter Song line! The colors, the foil, the flock oh my!!!!

I finally got in the new Flower Soft card toppers. I love the new multi layer Christmas line I hope to try and work on a card tonight for a sample.

Another new shipment of Justrite stamps arrived.

We love our UPS guy!

Donna also dropped off her sample of the Spooky Wine Box. It is just amazing, I love the surprise inside!

Friday, September 11, 2009

Star Wars

The new Star Wars papers have finally arrived! Marge is working hard trying to get them out. We also got in the new Disney Glitter papers from CI. The best part about these is that you won't be full of glitter because they are coated! Woohoo! The new CI travel papers are double sided! I love the covered bridge paper. We've been to Winterset Iowa a couple of times to see the bridges of Madison County, guess I'll have to redo those pages!

Have you tried the new stamps by Justrite? Oh my we are loving these! These layer in great with all of your Nestabilities. If you want to try them stop in at the store I have one open so you can get a feel for them.

Jessica has great card kits for sale at the store. She has been doing fill in kits that are Christmas and super cute. These kits will not be offered as a class, but she takes out all the work and writes great directions so they are a piece of cake to finish.

I got in more Share and Tell albums by Pebbles. If you haven't seen these stop in the store and check out my sample at the store. I did my Disney album of 300 photos this way and love the concept!

Saturday, September 5, 2009


I've been stamping today and loving the Fancy Pants Calendar stamps! I'm thinking this will be the first year I actually do one! My August layout I did with October Afternoon's paper line Cherry Hill. November's page I'm working with Cosmo Cricket's Earth Love




New Graphic45

We finally got our new shipment of Graphic45. We absolutely love this company. It is so refreshing that when a company finds its niche it sticks with it without copying another. It makes it nice for us to offer our cardmakers and scrapbookers a line with its own unique look. And by the way it flys out the door when we get it in it seems you feel the same way!

Our gigantic order of Prima came in the other day. It was a flower explosion!

We received a huge order of odds and ends as well. I'll check out what all was in there and let you know.

We're working on a "shop hop" for October. Watch for the details coming soon. We will be holding it for the entire month of October!

Here is a sneak peek at what we're cooking up:

Kick off crops at participating stores.
Classes each week offered at a different store.
Make & Takes and demos at each store.
Drawings at each store. (I can guarantee you're going to love mine!)
A large grand prize. (You're gonna love this one!)
Special tshirts!
Progressive discounts!

So mark your calendars for this Oct 1 -31!

At my store we'll be having the kick off crop from 10 - 10 Saturday October 3 We'll be having Subway for lunch, with awesome drawings, a fabulous make and take as well as a game or two!

October 10th we'll be having a free make and take all day with refreshments!

October 17th we'll be having Jessica's card class starting at 10:30. ( This class will be offered Thursday October 15th as well.) Watch the dates on this one! I'll make the official announcement on my website I still have to clear the dates with Jessica.

October 24th we'll be having our Halloween crop from 10-10. Watch for details on this one coming soon. We'll also have a store demo all day as well.

October 31st the first 15 people making a purchase that day will receive a goody bag! We'll also be doing a make and take as well.

So as I brain storm this out things may change up a little bit, so watch the website for the official announcement!