Thursday, May 28, 2009

Fancy Pants Kraft Kuts Give A Way

Make sure you check out the Miss Fancy Pants Blog, link is on the right hand side. Unbelievable designs with the Kraft Kuts line. All of the papers are available here at the Playground!!

What to see you see what's in store for next week from Fancy Pants!?!?!?

Fancy Pants is my very favorite company. I love it all, every bit of it, but I am in love with all of the Kraft Kuts, my all time favorite so far this year!!!

I'll let you know when all the new arrives...but check out the blog and see what's available right now! So, so, much fun and such a new spin on scrapping!!!

To inspire you, I will entice you with a Give A way. If you leave a comment on the blog with your favorite layout from the Miss Fancy Pants Kraft Kut post, I will put your name in a drawing to win the Kraft Kut Collection. That's a $20.00 value! Just leave the name of your favorite designer on that post! I will draw the winner on Friday, June 5!!

Sassafras a Lass just arrived

Just arrived new Sassafrass...such a fun company. You have to create with these wonderful papers and embellishments. They have such great designs, it's all just too much fun!!!
Sassafras Lass is at the top of their game this year. Their papers have an extra border on them, so you can cut it off and use it on your page as a design element. Very creative and inspiring!! You have to Sass!!!

Crossword puzzle paper has been a huge hit, there's a new yellow on pictured below!!

Love it!!

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

New Recess Time at the Playground

Starting Tuesday, June 2 there will be Recess Time at the Playground. What's Recess Time?? Time for you to come in and make a two page layout...a great summer program, all you have to do is call or email to reserve your kit. We will make you a kit and you can come in anytime Tuesday's or Saturday's to put it together. Yes, I want you to come in, relax and do the two page layout here at the Playground. That way you will get it done and it won't end up in you pile of pages to scrap. A guaranteed way to get a two page layout done every week. The Playground will supply everything you need except for scissors and adhesive. Everything else will be provided, stickles, popdots, embellishments, use of the Big Shot to emboss, inks, whatever needed will be provided for you. Most layouts should take 30 minutes or so. A perfect recess for you to relax and unwind while getting that scrapping done. Introductory price through the summer will be $10.00. After summer, we will do some add on's and such, so kits may vary from $10 to $15.

The first kit features The Ants Go Marching In from Piggy Tales. Two great pages designed for any age, boys, girls or both. I would totally put my 22 year old son and 11 year daughter's pictures on this layout, cause guess what??? They Bug Me!!
You can bring in your photos, or add them at home. One, two, three photos, it's all up to you! These layouts feature traditional 4x6 photos, but they are designed for any size you wish!!

A big Thank you to Tessa and Kendra for helping bring Recess Time to life and helping with the designs. Couldn't do it without ya!!! I truly have the best friends and customers anyone could ever ask for!!
Also a big Thanks to Angie for letting me scrap these fun photos of ever so busy Hayden and his new bug catcher! Too cute! Helps to have lots of friends with super cute kids, too! Again, couldn't do it without you Angie!!!
This Piggy Tales Kit will be available Tuesday, June 2 to Saturday June 7. Just call 721-7529 or email me at to reserve your kit. I will be open Tuesday and Thursday Night's starting June 2, hours for Tuesday and Thursday's will be 10-8. Saturday's 10-4!! Come give it a try, it's the perfect way to get a two page layout done every week!! That's an accomplishment in my book!!!
Also, the 22 x 22 magnet boards from Provo Craft have arrived. $24.99. These are so much fun! Those of you who remember these from Scrappin Ladies know how wonderful they are! Very cool to create with!!!

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

PMS THURSDAY NIGHT, Father's Day Envelope Album

P.M.S. Thursday Night class, May 21, 6:00 pm. Pizza, M&M's and Scrapping! Cost is $10.00, adhesive and scissors are required. Call 721-7529 to reserve your spot!!

Come join the fun on Thursday Night's with this Mini Father's Day Envelope Album designed by Kendra. Enjoy a night off, with pizza, m&m's and scrapping. Father's Day is fast approaching, and this is the perfect chance to get a little gift done before it's too late, with the holiday weekend coming up. This little album is made from 3 envelopes, you can add photos, coupons or some little pictures drawn by your little one's.

Sunday, May 17, 2009

A Make N Take, Scrummage Sale Reminder and A Sale

Come in anytime this week to make this adorable Graduation Make N Take. A Hershey's Nugget disguised as a graduation cap. Come in and stamp Owen the Owl from Cornish Heritage Farms and choose a color for the cap! A great little token to include with your gift and card for you favorite graduate.
Reminder for the Scrummage Sale set for May 29 and 30. If you want to participate, call me to get a number. You mark your items with your number and the price you want. I will take care of the rest. I will give you a gift certificate for the Playground for the amount you sell. Get rid of the old and get the new!! I need your items no later that Wednesday, May 27!
I will be holding a private sale for my customers on Friday, May 29 starting at 6:00 pm, until 7:30 pm. Saturday, I will have a regular rummage sale ad in the Journal.

I have added lots of new papers to the clearance racks, come in and check them out 40% off. Plus, this week 25% off all Graduation and Prom papers and embellishments!!!

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

JilliBean Soup and some Layouts

Introducing Jillibean Soup...a small central Ohio company. Their Kraft paper is custom manufactured and printed on 100% recycled paper. All of their products are printed using soy based inks. They prided themselves on using the best "ingredients" and manufacturing great quality fabrics.
These paper are from their minestrone line.

A few layouts I did on Monday. I hardly ever get time to scrap, so it was a great day. I had lunch with my mom and son. He took us our for Sushi for Mother's day. I loved it, not so sure about my mom though. New experience for her!!! Great company and a great day!!

This one is with the new Kraft Collection from Fancy Pants. I love kraft paper and diecut paper, so this line is perfect for me. The rainbow is on the paper, but also on a diecut sheet, so I just pop dotted it for a layered effect. Added a Glitter Cut and I was done. Sweet and Simple!!
This one has Fancy Pants paper, a little glimmer mist, a lot of stitching, sweet baby Ellie and a fun flower. Tessa, Kendra and I made these great flowers that Kendra came up with. Layer paper circles, a little bit of gesso, some glimmer mist and you've got a custom flower embellishment. Very fun and very messy.

Close up of the flower, sorry for the poor picture!!

The next one has Cherry Arte paper, a Jenni Bowlin bingo card, another great flower and sweet baby Tabi. I used a whole bunch of gesso to make this flower, super messy, but I love how it turned out. After the gesso set up a bit we Glimmer Misted them.

Close up of the super gessoed flower!!!

Too much fun, we had such a great night! So much fun to create and try new things out!

Saturday, May 9, 2009

A Whole Bunch of Jenni Bowlin Goodness

Okay, Jenni Bowlin is one of my favorite designers...Love all of her stuff. She just has the great vintage items and those fabulous Bingo cards that you are seeing everywhere these days. Mini and 5x7, if you haven't tried them, you have too!!!

Die Cut Journaling Cards make it easy to record your memories with thought provoking prompts and classic graphics.

Grandma had style and now so can you!!! Reinvented the rhinestone button by removing the shank and adding a self adhesive back-perfectly suited for your next project! Even everyday projects deserve a little bling!!

Wake up your embellishment collection with the JBS chipboard buttons! With patterns that include playgul polka dots, classic milk caps and ledger designs your pages will naything but boring!!!
Creamy dotted flowers, look good enough to eat but are more suitable for embellishing your latest papercrafting project. Sweet, simple and oh, so chic!!
Here's the hottest trend going...little bingo cards. They are all over the scrapbook scene. Use on your pages or whatever creative self can dream up!!!!

Come in this week to check out all the Jenni Bowlin goodness, spend $20.00 in JBS product and receive a free Jenni Bowlin gift!! You will fall in love!! Guarantee it!!!

Friday, May 8, 2009

Check out some Blogs!!!

I wanted to have all of you stop by Tessa's blog and check out the amazing layout she did with the Sassafrasslass Bungle Jungle and the contest over at The Scrap Nook, The Nook Off). Check it out! Tessa does beautiful work, she's super talented, and this layout is just perfect!!!

Also stop by the Miss Fancy Pants blog to check out some of their designs with the Whimsy Transparencies and their new frames...all available here at the store. Tessa made the sweetest frame, I will get it posted over the weekend.

Both of these wonderful blogs are located to the right, under My Blog List. Go blog hopping and see where it takes you. So inspiring...

Blog Hop from Tessa's blog over to the Life as Lou blog, too. Oh my Gosh, the stuff this gal designs with Cosmo Cricket is so fab!! Have fun, go find some amazing inspiration.

Tessa, Kendra and Angie keep me inspired daily! I'm so blessed to have such talented Playground buddies!!!

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Closed on Thursday, Cake Tote Class and Cornish Heritage Farm Card scrummage sale info

I just wanted to let everyone know that the Playground will be closed tomorrow, May 7, Thursday. My daughter is performing in the Talent Show a couple of times and I just don't want to miss it. I can't miss everything, as it seems I do. This is her last year in I'm taking the day off to hang out with her and watch her and her buds at the talent show. I will reopen on Friday with normal business hours. Thank you so much for understanding.

PMS (Pizza, M&M's and Scrapping) Thursday Night Class, May 14, 6:00 p.m. Cost is $20.00. We will be making this great tote that holds everything you need for a birthday cake. It's a great gift idea and so much fun to make. As you can see, it holds a cake mix, candy decorations, candles, and three test tubes filled with sprinkles. The frosting gets wrapped and included with your tote. You will need to bring a cake mix and frosting of your choice, (Betty Crocker red does look best with the paper), scissors, adhesive and a paper trimmer. Call 721-7529 to reserve your spot!!!!!

Saturday, May 16, Cornish Heritage Farms Card Class, at 10:00 and 2:00. Cost is $15.00. Scissors, adhesive and a paper trimmer required. Come see what all the buzz is about with the Cornish Heritage Farm Stamps. The number one and fastest growing stamp company in America right now. They make a huge variety of stamps, from whimsical to very elegant. Kim Hughes, Thomas Kinkade, Saturday Evening Post, Elvis and tons more. In stock Cornish Heritage Farm Stamps will be 15% off to class participants that day. We will doing lots of embossing ,cutting, coloring and stickles. Great fun, great class. Call 721-7529 to reserve your spot.

May 29 and 30th. I will be hosting a scrummage sale here at the store. You can bring your used stamps and paper supplies and I will take care of the rest. I will give you a number and you will mark your goodies with the number and the price you want for the item. I, in return, will give you a gift certificate for the amount you sell, to use here at the store. I would like to have your items no later than Wednesday, May 27th. I will open it up to my customers on Friday night and run a regular rummage sale ad in the newspaper for Saturday!! I would like your items, brought in shallow boxes (pop flats) that we can keep all of your items grouped together. Call 721-7529 to get your number or if you have any questions!!

Monday, May 4, 2009

Strawberry Make n Take

Come in and make this adorable little strawberry this week. One of the cutest projects!!! Angie shared the template for the super cute strawberry pattern that she found! So adorable, come in and make one any time this week!!