Thursday, May 28, 2009

Ready . . . Set . . .

. . . SHOP HOP!

You got it! The Black, White, and Craft All Over Shop Hop begins Monday, June 1st.

You have the whole month of June to visit all six stores, be entered for some fabulous prizes and create Make-n-Takes.

It's not too late to register . . . but, there are only a limited number of licenses left, so hurry and register today!

And to tempt you even more, here's a slideshow of the Make-N-Takes* for your viewing pleasure:

*note: the page with the crown is the cover of the album I created for display and is not a make-n-take*

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

I Need . . .

. . . to clean my studio.

that's all I'm going to say.

Friday, May 22, 2009

Upcoming Workshops

You've asked for them . . .we've got 'em!

Here's what's coming up:

June 2 - Stamping de-Mystified
June 13 - Art Journals
June 20 - Stamping de-Mystified
June 27 - Metal Mania
July 11 - All About Alcohol Inks and More Adventures with Alcohol Inks
July 14 - Three Cards & a Cupcake

Click here to view the full calendar, then click on the workshop date to see all the details.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Paper, Paper Everywhere!

Yippee!! Cosmo Cricket is here . . . such cute cute cute stuff!

Cuttlebug, anyone?

OH my! Have you seen the new Cuttlebug embossing folders?? Here are a few for you to see . . .
Gotta have 'em? You got it! Just stop by the Shoppe and pre-order yours today!

Important note about pre-orders:
Anticipated date of arrival is on or about Aug. 8, 2009.
Payment is due in full for pre-ordered items at time of purchase.

Saturday, May 16, 2009

Good Things . . .

Happen Over Coffee . . .

Here are a few cards I made using the new coffee set from Impression Obsession. . . and apparently, I'm on a "bright" colors kick . . .nice that my Muse has returned from vacation.

Thursday, May 14, 2009


OH my! Squiggly Ink has arrived! Crowns and Castles and Dragonflies and Houses . . . does it get any better?

Saturday, May 9, 2009

Mark Your Calendar!

Local Mixed Media Artist, Julie Prichard is back with another fantastic class!

When: June 13, 2009
Time: 10:00 -1:00
Cost: $45.00
To Register: Call 760-480-8114 with a credit card, or stop by the Shoppe and register in person. Workshop fees must be paid at the time of registration.

Coloring Book Art Journals - Join local mixed media artist Julie Prichard as she teaches students how to sew up their own art journal and get started on their art journaling way! In this class, we will explore pen doodles and accenting pages with Claudine Hellmuth acrylic paint.

Student Supply List: Please bring the following to class: ruler, pencil, bone folder, detail paint brushes, water-proof black pen such as a micron, markers, pens, scrapbook paper (for the cover of the journal), beads for embellishing, any other embellishments you would like to use.

Julie Prichard lives in San Diego has written articles for the premier issue of Somerset Art Journaling and the winter issue of Artful Blogging magazine. To find out more, please visit

Thursday, May 7, 2009

Stamps and Paper and Metal, OH my!

Check out the new goods!
Studio 490 Stamps!
Rubber Soul stamps and paper!

Metal and all that goes with it by Ten Seconds Studio!

Impression Obsession also arrived . . .but I forgot to take a picture. Cute stuff!

Saturday, May 2, 2009

The Paper Company

has arrived! Paper and stamps and embellies, oh my!

And a few more cards by Shari for your viewing pleasure:

Thanks for stopping by!