Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Thank You!

I would like to THANK everyone that came out to say “Hi” during our Customer Appreciation Christmas Party!

I would also like to thank
Joni Terwelp, Linda Ranatza and Wendy Pitts
for all the wonderful food they prepared for the party!
It was wonderfully delicious.

I would also like to take the opportunity to say
Thank You for your friendship!
May you and your family have a most blessed
Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Let’s take a moment to reflect and remember
what this time of year means to each of us.
I look forward to seeing you soon!


Please note that SBE will be closed from
Thursday, December 24th through Monday, December 28th.

SBE will also be closed on
Friday, January 1st and Saturday, January 2nd.
Happy New Year!

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

December's Technique 101 By Amy Patterson

Saturday, Dec. 19th @ 11am
or Monday, Dec. 21st @ 6pm
Fee: TBA

Wow! I can’t believe this year is over! I want to say Thank You to everyone who took this class – whether you took one class or all 12 – Thank You! I truly hope you learned something new and had fun. In this last class, you will create a Christmas Holiday layout using an overlay, paint and stencil. For pictures, you will need one 5x7 (optional), 2 4x6’s and 3 large wallet size (3x4). You will also need your stapler, again! For the second part, we will create a title page and back page for your album. The title page will not have pictures but the back page will incorporate all those great photos that just didn’t make it in to your album. You can bring these to class or add them later. Please see below for a complete list of additional supplies you will need in class.

Please remember your basic class supplies:
12 inch trimmer
Wet and dry adhesive
Craft knife
Black pen

***You will also need your Tim Holtz swirl mask, glimmer mist, stapler and anywhere hole punch; Inks and applicators in the following colors: black, brown, blue, green. You may use any additional colors you have.***

simply irRESISTable resist techniques workshop by Donna Downey

Saturday, January 16th
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fee: $60.00

Robert Palmer said it best, but beyond the dancing girls in the background and the 1980’s ref­erence, this class is all about RESIST techniques! You will learn and design a sampler style visual handbook as you create and experiment with 10 distinctly different resist techniques, using paints, wax, inks, glues, matte medium, crackles and UTEE. Learn how and when to use the products you already have in your scrap supplies at home to create additional layers of dimension and texture to your scrapbooking, cardmaking, and artistic style. Using your newly created sampler handbook as your guide, the class culminates with the creation of a one of a kind and unique art piece that you create applying the techniques learned in the workshop.

students will need to bring:
• 2 paint brushes (about ½ to 1”)
• glass jar or mug for water
• heat gun
• small soft cloth or small piece of t-shirt
(for a technique not to wear)
• favorite liquid adhesive
(ie. Zip dry, tacky glue, tombo, etc)
• glue stick
• White acrylic paint
• favorite pieces of emphemera, old book pages, trims, papers or embellishments
(NO MORE THAN WHAT CAN FIT IN A SANDWICH BAGGIE. Yep a sandwich baggie!, You can do it, I know you can!)
• Favorite colors of acrylic paint
• Non-Stick Craft Sheet (optional)
• baby wipes and/or paper towels – (I am messy, I use a lot!)
• Ink applicator tool
(if you have one/optional)
• Favorite ink pads/colors (optional)
• 5-10 of your favorite stamps mix of words and images (optional but recommended)
• 1 favorite foam stamp (optional)
• spray bottle/mister (optional but recommended)
• pop dots (optional)
• old magazine (to use as work surface)

This would make a GREAT Christmas Gift so send your loved one to Scrapbooks & Etc. and we will make sure this gets crossed off your must haves for this Christmas!

Donna Downey is a best selling author, instructor and all-around creative force in the crafting industry. In 2000, she got into scrapbooking as an extension of her paper product and photography addiction. This was only the beginning. From working as a popular columnist for Simple Scrapbooks magazine, to traveling the world inspiring women to push the boundaries of their own creativity, to developing her first fabric scrapbooking line with Prima, Donna is consistently on the leading edge of all things cool related to memory preservation art.

As a craft-media artist, Donna is a born experimenter, blending and transforming both traditional and unexpected items into meaningful pieces of self expression. A former elementary school teacher, she has synthesized her first love of teaching with her passion for craft and brings this to women via workshops at scrapbook stores and events, writing books, and through her popular blog and website.

Donna lives in North Carolina with her husband, and is a mother of three exceptionally blonde children, and one blonde dog.

Monday, December 14, 2009

You're Invited!

Scrapbooks & Etc.
Cordially invites you to join us for a
Customer Appreciation
Christmas Party

Sunday, December 20, 2009
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm


We'll have Product Demonstrations,
Free Make & Takes and Hors d'oeuvres

Scrapbooks & Etc. Wishes You & Your Family a
Very Merry Christmas & Happy New Year.
We appreciate your business and look forward to seeing you on
Sunday, December 20th

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Tim Holtz does it again!!

Tim Holtz is doing his "12 Tags of Christmas" again this year! Check it out and prepare to be amazed! And he's giving away tons of prizes!