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Wednesday, September 26, 2012


This morning our Cardmaking with Fabric Club met to make fabric cards. 
They used this butterfly fabric.
 Here are the cards made with the above fabric.

 And here are all the different cards made by the Club ladies.

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Crafty Ladies & Nurses

The new Loralie fabric came in! 

Here are the Crafty Ladies & Nurses.

 And here are the cards made with the fabric.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Fabric Cards: Snowmen

 This weeks fabric cards are the snowmen and wild animals.

 With those fabrics we made these cards.

 The circles on the cards were made with the Grand Calibur Grand Decorative Circles dies.

All the coordinating fabrics can be bought in a bundle for $16.79 and that includes 6 fat quarters and one panel. 

Next week, on Saturday, September 22 is our Christmas Gift-Giving Class. Here is a sneak peek at some of the things we will be teaching in that class. There are still spaces available so call to reserve your space today!  

Friday, September 7, 2012

Shop Hop Passports

Shop Hop passports are in and available for pickup!

If you paid for a passport, and if we are your home store, you can come and pick up your passport and tote bag anytime during store hours.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Announcing our 6th annual

Cardmaking Sale

September 10-15, 2012

All Spellbinders Dies:
Buy 2 get 1 free!

12x12 We R Memory Keepers Albums:
(regular price: $29.99)

There will also be other unadvertised items that will be on sale.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Fabric Cards: Mittens

 Winter is Coming! 

 Here is some mitten fabric we made cards with.

The mini clothespins used on the cards are available here at Farmhouse Memories. 

Also, we order NEW SPELLBINDERS DIES and they should be coming this week sometime. Be sure to come check them out!

2012 Fall Class Schedule

                                    v  Tri-fold Card Class taught by Janet Esh
Learn to make the card that was the prize winner in our Christmas Card Swap. View the sample on our blog.
Thursday, September 13 - 9:30AM - 11:30AM   Cost: $20.00 per person

v  Christmas Gift-Giving Class taught by Rachel
Learn how to use your scrapbooking tools and paper to make your own Christmas gifts. You will make a favor and a gift item.
Saturday, September 22 - 9:30AM - 11:30AM   Cost: $20.00 per person

v  Buggies and Buds Shop Hop 2012: October 2 – 13, 2012
See back of paper for details.

v  Shaped Cards Class taught by Rachel
Make two unique and one-of-a-kind cards, one of which will be made using the Grand Calibur machine and Grand Calibur dies.
Thursday, October 18 - 9:30AM – 11:30AM   Cost: $20.00 per person

v  Christmas Cut, Fold, and Tuck Class taught by Rachel
Get ideas for using Spellbinders new “Cut, Fold, and Tuck” dies. You will make and take home a card and another Christmas paper craft.
Wednesday, October 24 - 9:30AM - 11:30AM   Cost: $20.00 per person

v  Cardmaking with Fabric Class taught by Rachel
Learn how to make fun and easy cards using fabric and your Cuttlebug machine and Spellbinders Nestabilities dies. You will make and take home two cards.
Saturday, October 27 – 9:30AM - 11:30AM   Cost: $15.00 per person

v  Fall Pot Pie Crop
Bring your photos and scrapbooking supplies and spend the day with us.  We provide donuts and coffee when you arrive and mom’s homemade Chicken Pot Pie meal for lunch, plus lots of inspiration and hands on help with your pages. 
Age Limit: 12 years and older   Cost: $23.00 per person
Wednesday, October 31 – 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Thursday, November 1 – 9:00AM - 4:00PM

v  Stamping to “Die” For Class taught by Rachel
Learn how to use stamp sets that coordinate with the Spellbinders dies to speed up your Cardmaking.
Saturday, November 3 - 9:30AM - 11:30AM   Cost: $20.00 per person

v  Magical Window Stars Class taught by Misty Wagner
Create two beautiful window stars using transparent waxed paper.  We'll fold these special papers, overlay and glue them to create different patterns.  First we'll make a basic 8-pointed star, and then move on to begin creating a more complex 16-pointed star.  If you place your star in a sunny window, the special waxed paper has a stained glass effect that's quite pretty.  The stars look lovely on windows all year round...either in groups or by themselves.
Saturday, November 10 – 9:30AM - 11:30AM   Cost: $20.00 per person

v Cardmaking with Outline Stickers Class taught by Rachel
This class was originally called “Cardmaking with Dazzles Stickers.” We will be using Dazzles and other outline stickers but are still using the same technique. We will use stickers on clear plastic and color with Glaze 3-D markers to achieve the look of stained glass. You will also learn to use the innies of outline stickers.
Wednesday, November 14 – 9:30AM - 11:30AM   Cost: $20.00 per person

v  Christmas Tea Bag Folding Class taught by Nancy Salzman
Make a folded Christmas Tree card using advanced folding techniques.
Thursday, November 17 – 9:30AM – 11:30AM   Cost: $20.00 per person

v  Paper Quilts Class taught by Rachel
Using square punches and scraps of paper, learn how to make miniature quilts to accent your scrapbooking pages and greeting cards. 
Thursday, November 29 – 9:30AM - 11:30AM   Cost: $15.00 per person

*Remember that spaces for the classes are limited, so please call as soon as possible to sign up.  Your space is reserved when your payment is received. We reserve the right to cancel a class in which case we would issue store credit.

Shop Hop Information:
The Buggies and Buds 2012 Shop Hop will be held from October 2 – 13, 2012. The Shop Hop is Central Pennsylvania’s scrapbooking and paper crafting store tour. The passports are sold out but some of these stores will have a make and take available for a fee. For more details visit

Participating Stores:
1.        Barbara's Stamping Delight, Quarryville
2.        Country Cottage Creations, Paradise
3.        Cozy Crop House, Lititz
4.        Farmhouse Memories, Paradise
5.        Forevermore Scrapbooking, Gettysburg
6.        From the Heart, Paradise
7.        Hobby House Retreat, Middletown
8.        Joys of Life Scrapbooking, Mechanicsburg
9.        L&L Rubber Stamp & Scrapbooking, Ephrata
10.     Pages In Time, Lititz
11.     Paper Place, Mount Joy
12.     Times to Remember, Hershey