So much to do and so many new things to play with! This is an action packed post to keep you busy so you won't miss the sun so much.
First on the list.....NEW PRODUCTS!!!!
Turn around and there is another truck bringing in more new products. It is like Christmas in March!
Here are just a few...
New From Our Friends At BASIC GREY
New From JILLIBEAN SOUP
Chicken Noodle Collection
Old World Cabbage Stew Collection
White Bean on White Collection
Talk Soup Collection
New England Chowder Collection
For the Disney Crowd...New From Queen and Company
Now, a little inspration for your free time. HAHAHAHA! Ok, how about a little inspiration you cannot pass up! These are the things Scrapbookers, Moms, Aunts, etc. cannot resist!
A little family history help. If you are working hard to find your history, here are a few helpful hints and places to help make that job a little less stressful.
Tips to help you get your family's heritage together:
1) Record what you know
2) Interview older relatives
3)Look in old family bibles and records
4) Work back words, don't skip generations
5) Websites to help...
6) Libraries, Archives National archives and records admin
Family History Library
Congratulations, to all of you that have or are currently researching your family tree. It is hard work, but how much fun is it to learn you are related to someone unexpected?
Now for the card makers. What to do with all those cards? Here are a few organizations that need your help. Each are non-profit and serve very special people.
Operation Write Home http://www.operationwritehome.org/
Send your cards to soldiers with words of gratitude or send them blank so they can send them home to their loved ones. This organization is also on Facebook.
Chemo Angels http://www.chemoangels.net/
Sign up to send cards to children or adults that are currently receiving IV Chemotherapy.
I hear people all the time comment on how much scrap paper they have stored away. Donate your scraps to a scout troop. Scouts are on limited budgets and scrap paper can be used for so many of their projects.
Scout trooper Leaders, make cards with your donated scrap paper and send to http://www.operationwritehome.org/. How is that for pay it forward? I little goes a long way.
Now for a little inspiration from Diana Foster. I cannot wait to make these!
What gift could be better to create and give, than a personalized photo bookmark? These beauties are easy and FUN to create. To get started, be sure to select a cool photograph that is vertical.
Cut the photo 2" x 6"
Using black Staz On ink by Tsukineko, stamp the caption onto the bookmark
Mount photo onto coordinating cardstock
Laminate using Xyron machine
Hint: Be sure to use Staz On ink. This is a quick drying ink that works on glossy surfaces without smudging. For additional uses for Staz On, come to our Make & Take on March 27 from 2:00-4:00!
Supplies used & Available at The Scrapbook Page
Hero Arts Poly CLEAR stamps (CL266 Mix and Match Elements, CL129 Anytime Messages)
Staz On ink by Tsukineko
Hermafix dot adheasive
I see these in Easter Baskets, Mother's Day Cards, school projects, Scout projects, or a little thank you for a friend. Who would not like to feel a little hug everytime they open a book and see one of these?
NOW FOR THE CRAZINESS!!! YES, THE BIGGEST GARAGE SALE IN SCRAPBOOK PAGE HISTORY!!!
Everyone had fun and enjoyed getting great deals on scrapbook supplies.
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