Lots and lots of new goodies!!

Hero Arts Little Black Dress Collection, Cheery Lynn Designs dies, Marianne Creatable Dies, 3D Pre-cut sheets for Christmas and some for all occasions, lovely Deco Sticker snowflakes in silver, the brand new Piccadilly 6 x 6 paper pad from Basic Grey, and even a few new Embroidery on Paper Kits.

The Inky Antics Divine Reflections Collection board has arrived, too, and it is stunning! Remember that Karen is teaching a class using 3 of these cards on November 19 - check the class schedule for details.

First the new dies - these are gorgeous!




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Now for the Hero Arts Little Black Dress Collection:


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Also back in stock Scor-Buddy and mat, 1/8” and ¼” ScorTape, Zig glue pens, and the Distress inks have been replenished as well.

See you soon!


Just a Reminder…

It’s not too late to get those Halloween stamps, papers, dies, etc. at 50% - 60% off!!

We also wanted to mention that if you are in the market for Amuse stamps and supplies, since they are no longer sold in retail stores, our Debbie Holland is an Amuse Consultant. You can contact her at or see her Amuse website here - Amuse Studio.


Another New Class

This time it is using a brand new stamp collection from Inky Antics - Divine Reflections.
These cards are not your normal Inky Antics style. They are made using a brand new stamp collection called Divine Reflections, which features an elegant stippled style and coordinating Bible verses as well as other inspirational sayings. They are so beautiful and serene. They can be made as Thinking of You, Sympathy or Get Well. You will be making 3 cards and will have enough supplies to take home and make 3 more. Click on the image for a larger view.
November Sample Board Photo
The class is scheduled for Saturday, November 19 at 9:30am, and the class fee is only $18. Stop in soon and sign up - you don’t want to miss this.


A Cool New Class

Andrea and Connie have cooked up something special for this class. Beautiful Glass Tile Necklaces! The photo does not do them justice at all, they are so gorgeous in person and would make great birthday or Christmas gifts. Samples will be on display in the shop so you can see them in person.


The details:

Saturday, November 12 @ 10am. The class fee is $20 and you will go home with 3 necklaces or pendants, your choice.

Sign up soon to reserve your seat!


A Couple of New Classes

Karen has put together a couple of new classes we think you are really going to love!

Sat., Oct. 29 - 9:30am
Rich and Spicy Autumn Foil - $20
(If you take both the morning and afternoon class, the fee is only $35 for both classes and you will end up with 12 cards!)
Come take a break from stamping and let’s do some 3D paper crafting. These designs are so beautiful for the Fall, anyone would love to receive them. You will be so amazed at how quickly they are put together. You will go home with 3 completed cards and a complete sheet with enough designs to make 3 more of with your own creative juices.


Sat., Oct. 29 - 1:00pm
Simply Blue Snowflakes - $20
(If you take both the morning and afternoon class, the fee is only $35 for both classes and you will end up with 12 cards!)
If you take the morning class you will be a pro at the afternoon class. You will make 3 lovely blue and silver metallic snowflakes mounted on black and silver background that simply will blow you away! Again, you will leave with a sheet of metallic designs to make 3 more at home.


These classes are sure to fill up quickly, so stop in soon and reserve your spot!


Limited Edition Distress Inks

They have arrived! The brand new Limited Edition Seasonal Series Distress Inks Fall 2011 are in the house. Three brand new colors - Ripe Persimmon, Gathered Twigs, and Seedless Preserves. Perfect seasonal colors for Autumn.


Here is a video from Ranger and Tim Holtz showing these beautiful new colors:

Limited Edition Seasonal Series Distress Inks

When they are gone, they are gone, so don’t wait - stop in and get yours soon!


Deal of the Week

Our Deal of the Week this week:

Flower Soft - Buy One, Get One FREE!

Flower Soft can be added to cards, scrapbook pages, and other items to add texture and color. Use Polar White for snow on holiday cards, or some pink or yellow to give flowers a soft texture. The shades of green are perfect for grass or trees. There is also Gold and Silver Metallic Flower Soft - very sparkly and shiny. If you haven’t tried Flower Soft yet, this is a good time to get a great deal on it and give it a try. You will love it!

There are also lots of items in the shop that are still on sale at 50% off - look for the round colored stickers and rack up the savings!

See you soon!

P.S. - Brenda will be in the shop tomorrow so stop in and say hello.


Melinda has a New Class!

Melinda has put together a wonderful new class using one of the new Rubber Stamp Tapestry sets. Here’s the details:

Feelin’ Frilly and Fall-ish

Date: Thursday, 10/27
Time: 6:00 pm
Cost: $20 (includes a stamp set and a template)
Instructor: Melinda Doster
Bring: Basic Stamp Kit

Description: Feelin’ more perky these days in the cooler weather?  Enjoying the beginning of fall and its glorious colors?  Then you’ll not want to miss this class. You’ll be using one of the newer Rubber Stamp Tapestry sets to create some wonderful fall cards that would be appropriate for many occasions.  We’ll be doing a technique that uses inks, blending tools, templates, stamps, and glitter to create frilly, fall-ish works of art.  You’ll complete four cards, and will have the opportunity to practice the technique further, as time permits. You will receive the set of stamps and a template - all included in the class fee.  What a deal!  So join Melinda and the Stampers Alley Gang as we generate some sanity!

Here are the cards you will be creating in class (click on the image for a closer look):

Fall RST Class

Stop in soon and sign up - this class will fill up quickly and you don’t want to miss out!


A couple of things…

First of all, we would like to thank everyone for coming out to our Annual Open House event last weekend! We hope you all had a wonderful time and we hope to see you again very soon!

This Saturday, October 8, we will be having a Make ‘n’ Take from 10am - 2pm. You will be making 2 Christmas gift tags using the JustRite stamps. Come enjoy the fun.
The fee for the Make ‘n’ Take is $2.

The October Stamp of the Month Board is here (photos coming soon) and we have 2 new classes featuring the cards from this board.

Sat., Oct. 15 - 9:30am

Three October SOTM Cards - $15
Instructor: Dani Beckman
You will be making three snowman Christmas/Winter cards taken from the SOTM board for October. You will have a jolly time making these cards!!

Bring: Basic Class Kit, markers, pencils, etc. for coloring, small scissors, and lots of adhesive.

Sat., Oct. 22 - 9:30am

Three More October SOTM Cards - $15
Instructor: Brenda Mott
You will be finishing up the SOTM board by making the last three cards shown. will have a jolly good time making these adorable cards!

Bring: Basic Class Kit, markers, pencils, etc. for coloring, small scissors, and lots of adhesive.

Coming Very Soon:

Just in time for Fall creativity! A limited edition collection of Distress Inks in harvest hues is now available. Like the changing of the seasons, this Autumn set is only available for a limited time, so collect them now before they’re gone.

Made from the unique Distress Ink dye formula, these fade-resistant, non-toxic and acid free ink pads will add a timeless nostalgic flair to your Halloween and Thanksgiving craft projects.  The Autumn Set is available in 3 rich harvest colors for the season that’s pure Distress: Ripe Persimmon, Seedless Preserves, and Gathered Twigs.


*These should be available in the store by next week!*