Tuesday, December 28, 2010
Monday, December 20, 2010
Thursday, December 16, 2010
This month each member of the design team received a different product to use and showcase in their layouts. For December, Jodi Wilton received the i-rock to play with! On this layout she used the i-rock on the chipboard snowflake as well as along the half circle border. Jodi has been having so much fun playing with this fun tool and now she is hooked!! Be sure to check online or in store for the i-rock tool and all of its accessories so you can have fun playing with "bling" too.
Papers used in the layout are from The Girl's Paperie line
Monday, December 13, 2010
The class cost is $23 plus taxes and will be on Monday December 20th at 7pm. Call the store today to reserve your spot!
Sunday, December 12, 2010
We have some great idea books in stock as well..... Create: Stamping Idea Book with 90 hot ideas for layouts, cards & projects...
Love Prima Flowers and merchandise? Check out the gorgeous Idea Book from Prima Marketing Inc.
We also have Gift Certificates available!!
So be sure to drop into our store or shop online to find these items as well as tools, stamps, inks, papers, embellishments, punches, copic markers and many, many, many more items for your Christmas shopping needs!!
Friday, December 10, 2010
Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Monday, December 6, 2010
Bo-Bunny Crush Line Gift Package - Judy Fowler
iRock Gift Package - Candida Pilkington
Tim Holtz Christmas Tree Die - Venita Robbins
Saturday, December 4, 2010
Friday, December 3, 2010
Today is the day we've been waiting for... it's our Christmas open house! The festivities in the store will run from 10am-5pm, but they've already started online! We are offering a free jar of Shimmerz paint (perfect for adding a bit of sparkle to those holiday projects) with each purchase.
Here's the big news... for the entire day, all Christmas and Winter items are
Pop in to the store for some refreshments and maybe do a make & take:
11am-12pm --> Make a card using a variety of dies from Tim Holtz
12:30pm-2pm --> Quilling snowflakes with Heather
3pm-4pm --> Make a tag and embellish it with the fabulous iRock tool
We have some excellent door prizes that we will drawing at 5pm:
Bo Bunny Crush Gift Pack (approx. value $75)
iRock Gift Pack (approx. value $55)
Tim Holtz Tree Die (approx. value $25)
For those of you unable to make it into the store to fill out a ballot, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org including your name, phone number and email address before 5pm EST on December 4 and we will enter you in the draw. No purchase is necessary to be entered. In the event that the prize pack is unsuitable for the winners, a gift certificate for an equal amount will be issued.
If you are out of town or unable to make it to the store, don't worry, we are also offering our specials and free gift to online shoppers as well. On our Message Boards, we are holding an online mini-crop with fun games and great challenges!
Hope everyone has a great weekend!
Wednesday, December 1, 2010
A little more of a sneak peak about our 1st Annual Holiday Open House............ this Saturday December 4th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
We're not going to give away all of our secrets just yet, but rest assured there will be fantastic deals! We are also offering a free gift with purchase and some great make & takes!
11 a.m. to 12 p.m - Make a card using a variety of dies from Tim Holtz
12:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Quilling Snowflakes with Heather
3 p.m. to 4 p.m. - Make a tag and embellish it with the fabulous i-rock tool
If you are out of town or unable to make it to the store for the festivities, don't worry, we will also be offering our specials and free gift to online shoppers as well. Also on our Message Boards we will be holding an online mini-crop with fun games and great challenges!
So be sure to stop in Saturday December 4th to browse, shop, chat, learn and enjoy some goodies!
Don't forget, we also offer a great new service here at the Nook! Similar to a gift registry, you can add items from your Christmas wish list and let your loved ones know that they can come into the store and purchase any or all items from your list for 10% off! Simply stop at the store and fill out a page in our book or browse our online store and email us your wishlist to email@example.com
Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Don't forget this coming Saturday ~ December 4th ~ is our in-store Christmas Extravaganza!!
The store is open from 10 to 5 that day and we will be celebrating online as well! There will be make & takes and demos happening periodically throughout the day, door prizes, games, goodies and, of course, a sale! This promises to be a fun filled day, not to be missed!
Stay tuned for more info coming to this, your friendly neighbourhood blog!!
Tag by Janice Veltkamp
Friday, November 26, 2010
Thursday, November 25, 2010
Sunday, November 21, 2010
It's hard to believe that Christmas is only 5 weeks away!
Have you finished your Christmas cards yet? If you're a little behind and are looking for a simple solution to handmade holiday cards, check out the Bo Bunny Noel Card Kit. With this kit, you can create 8 beautiful cards in about an hour.
Looking for a fun project to do with the kids? Bo Bunny has used their Winter Joy line to create an adorable Banner Kit.
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Monday, November 15, 2010
Sunday, November 14, 2010
Saturday, November 13, 2010
November 12th to the 20th join us online at THE SCRAPPING NOOK for some fantastic scrapping challenges! Our design team have come up with 15 creative challenges with a "Getting Ready for Christmas" theme to get your scrapping groove on! Show us your layouts and have a chance to win some prizes!
Here's a taste of just one of the challenges..... from Design Team member Sue Peace
"Challenge #11 - More Wrapping!! ~ What is prettier than a gift wrapped in ribbon? Use at least 3 different ribbons (but feel free to use more) on a layout!"
Here's an example of Sue's challenge....
Looking forward to seeing all of your creations!!
Thursday, November 11, 2010
Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Wednesday, November 3, 2010
Join Tara (our fabulous manager) for a day of creating 24 individual and unique Christmas cards!! This class is so popular that the first date has filled up quickly, so Tara has added a second date for our "Annual Christmas Card Class". Join her and spend a day creating all of your own beautiful, homemade Christmas cards!
We have opened up registration for Monday, November 15. Class will run from 9 a.m. -5 p.m. at a cost of $50.00 plus HST.
Be sure to call the store at 905-732-9994 to register before this class fills up too!!
Tuesday, November 2, 2010
The class will start at 7 pm on Monday, November 8th!
Call the store at 905-732-9994 to reserve your spot now! Limited seating available!
Sunday, October 31, 2010
I PLAY WITH PAPER. And other things, of course. I am into this hobby way over my head. Believe me! My once office is now a scraproom. One one wall, I have tools & materials stacked to the ceiling, and I have to get out a little step ladder to reach it! Every horizontal space is covered with STUFF. I have to move scrapping materials to work on other projects.
I am a GRAMMA! Love spending time with the kids. Delighted that they still allow me to enter their private little worlds. They let me share a little of their fantasy world, their hopes & fears & dreams & worries. Their parents are busy—as I was when I was a parent—but as a grandmother, I have time to listen.
These kids share some of my passion for scrapbooking. They love going through my scrapbooks, looking for pages about themselves. They edit my stories to make sure I have the details right. They happily pose for my camera and sometimes even suggest photos or themes or scenes that they would like to see in one of my books.
I am a STORYTELLER. My dad’s voice still plays in my head, recounting all his adventures & our family events, and I want to tell the stories of my family in a way that they will remember. For me, scrapbooking is all about the stories it lets me tell. I choose the photos and papers and other elements to enhance this story. I want it to look good, too, of course, but the title, journaling & photos need to tell some adventure or reflect some mood I believe cries out to be remembered.
I am a LEARNER. I am fascinated with new techniques, new ways to play with new papers & embellishments, stamps & inks, tools & techniques.
I am a TEACHER. I am a retired adult educator after teaching academic upgrading for 34 years and earning a Masters in this field. As a contractor for a couple of colleges over the last couple of years, I have written some course materials, designed & taught employability workshops and courses, and worked in the classroom helping individual adult students solve academic problems.
I look forward to my 3 months as Guest Designer for the Nook. I am pretty intimidated by all the talent here, but will try my best to keep the creative juices flowing.
I just love the lengths Gramma Dee will go to take pictures of her Grandchildren.... here she is climbing a huge hill taking pictures all the way!!