Chear & Dear

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Christmas Tags & Cardinals

Shop Hop is in full swing and we are loving it! 
Rachel was able to finish these cards just before the Hop. Aren't they gorgeous? 

the fabric looks like this: 

Tags on fabric are always a win!

Enjoy your day everyone; we hope to see many of you in the next couple weeks!


Thursday, September 15, 2016

Center Step Card

Are any of you looking for something new and different than just a 5 x 7 or A2 card? Sometimes it's fun to try something a bit different. For those of you who would agree, take a look at these "Center Up Cards" I made today.

The final result:

Here's a closer look:

And a side view:

I love Rachel's tablecloth idea!

We used this template to fold the card: 
Templates are a much cheaper alternative to buying dies! This template sells for $7.99.

Here's the fabric:
I just love the realistic and bright colors on this fabric; it was so fun to work with!

Enjoy your evening everyone!


Thursday, September 8, 2016

September Fabric Club

Good afternoon!

Yesterday was fabric club at the store and Christmas seemed to be the theme!

The red & white cards were made by Rachel: 

I love the layouts on these cards, so simple and clean.  

The fabric looks like this:

The snowy woods cards were created by Sandy:

The animal scenes on these cards are just adorable!

Here is the complete line of "Woodland Wonder" fabric used on the above cards:

Here's a closer look:

Have a great evening!


Saturday, September 3, 2016

2016 Fall Class Schedule

2016 Fall Class Schedule

Buggies and Buds Shop Hop 2016 
     September 28 – October 10, 2016
See end of post for details.

Introduction to Quilling Class by Nancy Salzman
Learn the basic art of quilling. Make & take home two quilled images.
Wednesday, October 26 – 9:30am – 11:30am    
Cost: $20.00 per person

Card-Making with Fabric Class taught by Rachel Stoltzfus
Learn to make fun and easy cards using fabric with Dies and your die cutting machines. You will make and take home two Christmas cards.
Saturday, October 29 - 9:30am – 11:30am   
Cost: $15.00 per person

Brother Scan N Cut Play Day taught by Sylvia Field
Bring your Bother Scan N Cut machine and work on those projects you never get around to! Sylvia Field will be there to help you. We provide hot soup for lunch and you may bring a finger food to share.
Friday, November 4 - 9:00am - 4:00pm   
Cost: $20.00 per person

Iris Folding Class taught by Barb Tanner
Make a Christmas card by die cutting a shape and layering scrapbooking papers behind it. You will make and take home one card.
Wednesday, November 9 - 9:30am - 11:30am   
Cost: $20.00 per person

Paper Crafts for Gift-Giving Class taught by Rachel Stoltzfus
Learn how to use your scrapbooking tools and paper to make your own gifts. You will make a favor and a gift item.
Saturday, November 12 - 9:30am - 11:30am   
Cost: $20.00 per person

Advanced Quilling Class taught by Nancy Salzman
Take your quilling skills to a new level by learning to use the quilling comb. You will make an angel to use as a Christman ornament. 
Wednesday, November 16 - 9:30am - 11:30am   
Cost: $20.00 per person 

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 and/or card-making.  Age Limit: 12 years and older 
Friday, November 18 – 9:00am – 4:00pm   
Cost: $23.00 per person

*Your space for the classes will be reserved when we receive your payment. If you wish to cancel a space for a class we need to know 3 days in advance in order for you to receive a refund in store credit. We reserve the right to cancel a class in which case we would issue store credit.

Shop Hop Information:
The 2016 Buggies and Buds Shop Hop will be held from September 28 – October 10, 2016. The Shop Hop is Pennsylvania’s scrapbooking and paper crafting store tour. Passports are sold for $18 but there are limited quantities left so get yours before we are sold out!
For more details visit

Participating Stores:
Barbara’s Stamping Delight (Quarryville), Country Cottage Creations (Paradise), Countryside Creations (Gordonville), Enchanted Memories (Hershey), Farmhouse Memories (Paradise), Forevermore Scrapbooking (Gettysburg), Hobby House Retreat (Middletown), Joys of Life Scrapbooking (Mechanicsburg), L & L Rubber Stamps & Scrapbooking (Ephrata), Pages in Time (Brickerville), Shady Lane Impressions (Honey Brook), Stampin’ Station (Greencastle), Treasures Old & New (Dover)