Thursday, July 31, 2008

New Bind-it-All

That's right! You asked for it and here it is!
The Bind-it-All! Now you can create journals, books, albums and other projects! The Bind-it-All allows continuous punching in and binding in any length, and will punch through plastic covers, chipboard covered with paper, thick chipboard covers and up to 8 pages of cardstock at a time! (yes, this machine does it all!)

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Kids Class

Tired of hearing, "I'm bored"?
Need something to do with the kids Saturday morning?
I've got an idea...Kids Class this Saturday, August 2nd 11a - 12:30p.
We'll be making personalized door hangers, your choice of theme.
And there will be snacks.
And Fun!
And you can drop them and run (that has to be a plus).
So call the store to sign up the munchkins today.

The project is geared toward 6-12 year olds.
Please wear old clothes or bring a smock as well as kid scissors and a glue stick.
Class Fee: $10

This class is also offered on August 13th, 11a - 12:30p.

"Inspired" Acrylic Album Class by Martha

This is another of our great classes in August taught by Martha Bonneau.
Using a Scrapworks acrylic mini album we will create an album dedicated to those things that inspire you as an artist…pictures, magazine clippings, love notes, vintage bits…you name it! We will use a little fabric, a few buttons and mix it with fun goodies by October Afternoon, K&Co and Making Memories. Please bring adhesive, stapler, brown ink pad, corner rounder and things that inspire you that will fit in a 3” x 5” album.
Class Fee: $30
Class Level: Intermediate

This class is being offered:
Thursday, August 7th
5:30p - 7:30p


Saturday, August 16th
11a - 1pm

Call or stop in the store to reserve your spot in this inspirational class!

Monday, July 28, 2008

Folded Flower Album Class by Margie

Come join Margie Higuchi in making a flower-shaped mini album.
Learn how you too can make this great mini with 5 pieces of paper and a handful of embellishments!
This mini would be a great gift for any occasion.
Know this folding technique and you can’t go wrong – it will keep people guessing!
Class Fee: $20
Class Level: Intermediate

What to bring:
Paper Trimmer
Pencil w/ eraser
Adhesive (Very important & abundance of): tape, wet adhesive & glue dots
Bone folder
Brown ink pad

Your choice of dates and times:

Saturday, August 9th
11a - 1:30p


Tuesday, August 12th
11a - 1:30p

Stop in the store to see the actual album on display!

August Newsletter

The August Newsletter went out on Saturday.
If you did not receive it in your inbox, you can get a copy online HERE.
I know some people have gotten this email in their spam box, so be sure to check there first and then allow emails from us to correct this problem in the future.
If you haven't gotten the email at all, there could be a problem with the way your email was entered at the store. (yes, we do make typos) Just email me, simone at craftfancy dot com with your name, phone number and correct email address and I will correct you in our system for future months.
Also, the August Class schedule is now online as well as photos of many of the new projects for the month. Be sure to sign up for classes early as our maximum capacity for classes and crops is 12.

See you soon!

Thursday, July 24, 2008

Scenic Route School Papers

Are now in the store!!

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

New Books in Stock

We just got these new books in stock and they are flying out the door, so be sure to stop in if you were looking for these!

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

My Loves Sheer Album Class

There are spots open this Saturday, July 26th at 11a to make this great album (this is just a sneak peek at some of the pages)...

We completely under priced this class, so if you wanted to learn how to use clear albums, this would be a good affordable time.
Here's a description to entice you more:

Using a Maya Road Sheer Album, we will be creating a mini all about our life loves. This could be a list of songs you love, people you love, tv shows you love…whatever you want it to be! We will be using lots of bling and the fabulous products from our Creative CafĂ© to create this personal keepsake. Please bring adhesive for clear albums such as Gloo by KiMemories, Glossy Effects, etc and photos of your loves. If you need help finding this product, it will be available the day of class for purchase.

Class Fee: $20 Class Level: Intermediate

Call the store today to hold your spot!

Monday, July 21, 2008


Be a part of store history and join us for our first crop nights this weekend!
As a special treat, we will have special treats* just for our premier croppers on Friday and Saturday night as a special thanks.
So Sign up today to hold your seat!!!

JULY 25th 5p - 11:30p

July 26th 5p - 11:30p

Includes dinner, beverages, snacks and a small Make and Take project as well as a nightly giveaway. Fee: $15.

* And every cropper attending on these special nights only will receive a special prize for joining us on our first crops....Thank You!

Thursday, July 17, 2008

SEI Poppy Collection

In case you missed this new collection in the store...

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

New A muse

There are a few new stamps in store...

And all the 8.5 x 11 papers are now here and they are amazing!

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Hero Arts Sweet Moments

These stamps are back in stock!
So you can make these...

Cards designed by Michele Kovack.
Patterned papers: Basic Grey and Fancy Pants.

Saturday, July 12, 2008

A Muse Summer Card Class

Wanna make these cool cards?
This month's theme is Summer.
We'll be using flock, stickles, Maya Road ribbons and more.

A muse Summer Card Class
Monday, July 21st
11a - 1p

and by popular demand....

A muse Summer Card Class
Monday, July 21st
5:30p - 7:30p

Call the store at 847.670.6065 to reserve your spot.

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Digital Photography Classes

There are still spots for the class offered this Saturday, July 12th for Digital Photography I.

In this class, you will learn the basics of digital photography no matter which camera you own. We will be discussing the auto settings and how to get the best photos possible.
Please bring your camera, manual and a sample of some photos that you want to improve and/or love.
This is a total hands on class, so that you will get the most out of it and walk away knowing how to use your camera and get great pictures.
Call the store today to reserve your spot.

Digital Photography I
Saturday, July 12th
11a - 12:30p

Digital Photography II is also offered this month, which will cover all the manual settings, white balance, ISO and more advanced composition.

Monday, July 7, 2008

Card Creations Class

There are still a few spots open for our Card Creations Class tomorrow at 11am.
Call the store today to secure a spot in this fun class.
See ya there.