Thursday, November 29, 2007

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Looking for that special gift that shows that you really thought about what you were giving…
this is the place to be!

We will also be having a little Holiday Celebration, with raffles and munchies. For every $10 you spend you will receive 3 raffle tickets or you may purchase tickets for $1 a piece. Our raffle will include many prizes and a grand prize made by one of our featured artisans.

To help you all get into the holiday mood we will also be having a Holiday Sale on Saturday, December 1st ! You will also receive a FREE gift ($18.99 retail value) with any purchase over $100 or more.

Buy One Get One at 50% OFF the following items

Basic Grey:
Collection Packs
Bookplates (as featured in Yes Style Magazine-page 67)

7 Gypsies:
Journal Handles
97% Certifiable Seal Stamps
Metal Index Tabs
Large Brads
Journal Clips

Creative Imaginations:
Bare Elements

Daisy D’s:
Collection Packs
Cardstock Stickers
Cardstock Die Cuts
Halloween or Gypsy Harvest Line Products

Rusty Pickle:
Clear Stamps
Slim Jim Books

Purchase any Book or Magazine at 20% OFF!

All Clearance papers will be 4 for $1, all other clearance items will be 50% OFF!

All Cavallini products will be 20% OFF!

And don’t forget you can come in and make a Wish List for your friends and family to help them pick out the perfect gift for you!

Please join us for our Holiday Celebration it will be great to see you!

Wednesday, November 28, 2007


Crafty Secrets that is! We just got the gorgeous Vintage Christmas Stamps back in stock, along with their latest Altered Art Clear Stamps which is perfect for ATCs- so cute! We have very limited amounts, so if you really need them...

Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Snow, Snow, Snow, Snow, Snow!

We have Mica Snow in (I think 2 oz.) bottles. This is a great embellishment for any Christmas cards, or ornaments you might be making.

This cute ornament was made by our own Heather Bartlett! Is that the cutest or what?

Monday, November 26, 2007

Upcoming classes at Mystic Paper...

Don't miss out! These classes are filling up and they are the perfect way to have completed projects for Christmas. Keep them for yourself or give them as gifts. Join Caroline to make this adorable Twelve Days of Christmas altered book. She is teaching this class twice due to it's popularity. Tuesday, December 4th 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. and Saturday, December 15th 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.

Don't you just love Santa's Magic Pocket Watch?

A great gift idea for those hard to shop for people! Join Heather to make this beautiful key holder. This class is on Tuesday, December 4th 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
This book was to be made as an Engagement book, but can be changed up to be any kind of book you want! It is full of love quotes and you can have anything you want printed out by Suzette to personalize your layered book. This class is great for beginners as well as more advanced students. You will learn to make this book from cardstock, add embellishments, and pick up some great distressing techniques. Suzette is teaching this class on Friday, December 7th 1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.

This next class was just put on the calendar today so you won't see it on the web site yet.
Wouldn't you love to have this clock in your craft room? It also will make a much appreciated gift. Join Suzette in this 2 for 1 Gift Class. 2 for 1? That's right...

You will also make this frame! Keep it or gift it, you can't go wrong! Suzette is teaching this class on Friday, December 14th 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.

December 14th is also Mystic Paper's live ATC swap. It's a fun time. You really should join us!
It is also the next "Night Out In Downtown Mesa". We will be joined by Santa Claus, artists, musicians and who knows what else!

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Click on image to enlarge!

The response to this class has been overwhelming!

So much so, Josie has agreed to teach another one! On Monday, December 17th 5:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. This will be an abbreviated class due to the time schedule. You will make 3 soldered charms and have a glass cutting demo. The cost is $45.00 and will have to be limited to 10 people. So, if you want to learn to solder before Christmas sign up quick!

Monday, November 19, 2007

Glimmer Mist Workshop Round 1

Judy had a nice turn out at the Creative Cafe for her Glimmer Mist Workshop. She spent almost an hour going over different ways to use this beautiful spray.

Judy graciously gave away all of her secrets!

This is Tuesday's $2.00 Make-n-Take. You'll make a tag book for Thanksgiving!

Put a tag for each guest on the ring and you'll have a place for a picture and each guest can write what they're thankful for and sign their name. Just the right keepsake! Decorate it any way you want and pass it around the table...
You can come to the Creative Cafe this Tuesday from 12:00 noon to 2:00 P.M. or from 6:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M.
See you at the Cafe!

Saturday, November 17, 2007

After Thanksgiving SALE!

After much thought, or maybe little thought...
We have decided to have a SALE! Unlike most stores who are opening early, we'll be opening at our usual time 10:00 A.M. We've made up some discounts depending on what time it is. You all might even need to remind us what the discounts are.

10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
10% OFF total purchase

12:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M.
50% OFF one item

2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.
20% OFF total purchase

4:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.
50% OFF one item

Yep, that's pretty much it!

We hope everyone has a great Thanksgiving!
Jennifer & Kim

Thursday, November 15, 2007

A lot of this and a lot of that...

Let's start with new product. More of this gorgeous lace in new colors!

Fancy Pants Chipboard...swirls, clocks, arrows, and keys.

Flourishes, and Winter Wonders (these are to die for!)

Now for the "a lot" part of this post. As you know we have expanded our classroom and have put a call out for new teachers. Well, the call was answered so here is a rundown of our upcoming classes.
Saturday, November 17th 10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. "Yes Virginia Puzzle Book" with Judy Bidwell. We have a few spots left so call to sign up ASAP, we don't want you to miss it!

Saturday, November 17th 3:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. "Home and Family Gatefold Book with Caroline Miller. Caroline is one of our new teachers. Join her for her debut class! There are a couple of spots left in this class as well, call to sign up!

Have you wondered how to use the hottest new product "Glimmer Mist"? Join us on Monday November 19th at 2:00 P.M. or 6:00 P.M. and let Judy teach you how to use them. She's full of tips and tricks and will take the "Mistery" out of Glimmer Mist for you!
Monday, November 19th 11:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. and for a second time on Monday, December 10th 6:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. "Pretty Paris Beeswax Collage". Join Mike Putman to learn different applications for beeswax, safety, tools, basic technique and styles. Other topics that you will touch upon include image searching, layout, and storytelling within your art. All students will create two ATC sized pieces and a 10x10 main board. Special instruction will be on coloring your pieces, the cool effect of transparencies, styling with wax imprinting, and popping your piece with pigments.

Tuesday, November 20th 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. and again on Tuesday, December 4th 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. Join another new teacher, Heather Bartlett (you know her from our Design Team) to make this adorable Vintage Style Key Holder. This will make a perfect gift or something to keep for yourself!

Tuesday, November 27th 4:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. Join Sandy Ramsdell to make this Altered Luggage Tag Book "Holiday Treats and Season's Peace". Sandy goes all out when she decorates a book!
Tuesday, November 28th 6:30 P.M. - 8:30 P.M. and again on Friday December 7th 1:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. This class was actually a project by our Design Team Member turned teacher Suzette Ricks. So many of you asked if it was a class she decided this would be her first class! It doesn't need to be made into an engagement book, you can make it whatever you decide goes with all of the movie love quotes you will receive.
Thursday November,29th 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. and again on Tuesday, December 11th 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. Here's another great gift idea or home decor item for yourself! Heather Bartlett is teaching this cute "Santa's Wish" Frame.

Tuesday, December 4th 10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. and again on Saturday December 15th 10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. join Caroline Miller to make this fun altered book "Old Fashioned Christmas". That's Santa's Pocket Watch on the cover! How did she do that? Take the class and find out!

Saturday December 8th...This class is sold out but Josie is going to schedule another one soon, so stay tuned!

Saturday, December 8th 2:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. Join our Design Team Member Sherri Zipp to make these super cool Gift Card Holders. These are being published in the Arizona Republic's Glossy "YES" book. They were spotted by the talented Jaimee Rose and she couldn't resist putting them in her magazine! The publication is due out on November 29th and this workshop will sell out so don't wait!

Saturday, December 8th 5:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. Join Jennifer Wyatt (yes our Jennifer) to make a gift card holder for the coffee lover on your gift list! Jennifer is famous for this design. So famous that someone actually stole the original one that she made quite some time ago!

Wednesday December 12th 6:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. Have you ever wondered what you could do with Metal Repair Tape? Maybe not, but Josie can teach you many great ways to alter this product and make this cool book! Like the look of metal, this class is for you.

So, how's that for a line-up. Most of our teachers are offering their classes twice so you will all have a chance to take them! You asked for it and Mystic Paper is delivering...more classes in our much larger classroom! Make sure you keep checking the calendar on our website

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Creative Cafe "Give Thanks" banner...

Join Kim and Ellen this Thursday November 15th at the Cafe from 12:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. to make this banner. It would be a perfect addtion to your holiday decor. This is from the Creative Cafe Recipe Cards but of course you know we made it more to Mystic Papers liking! Come learn some fun ways to distress the Creative Cafe embellishments!

Can't make it during the week? We'll do it again on Saturday, November 17th 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.
This cute banner is only $10.00! First come, first serve! See you then!

Monday, November 12, 2007

This coming Saturday's classes...

"Home and Family Gatefold Book" This class is being taught by Caroline Miller. You will learn unique ways to use tons of 7 Gypsies product and end up with a beautiful book that you can showcase home and family photos in! It is Saturday, November 17th 3:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. The cost is $48.00. Call to sign up, we have a few spots left! Because we have a giant size classroom now. How exciting is that?

Yes, Virginia Puzzle Book...

This class is also being taught on Saturday, November 17th 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. Join Judy Bidwell to make this oh so cute puzzle book and you will have an adorable Christmas Decoration. Her project was chosen to be published in Somerset's Holidays and Celebrations so you know it's a good one! The cost is $45.00 and Yes, Virginia there are a few spots left!

They're back...and we have added five new colors - Rum Raisin, Merlot, Meadow Green, Silver, and Copper! Want to play with them before you buy them? Come on in, we love to play!

And for those of you who want to learn more about the Glimmer Mist, come to one of our upcoming workshops! Judy Bidwell is serving up some glimmer and glamour on Monday, November 19th. She will be hosting 2 FREE workshops, one at 2:00 P.M. and the second at 6:00 P.M.

Stay tuned for more upcoming classes that we'll post in the next couple of days...

Friday, November 09, 2007

How fun is this....

In this local Pheonix Valley Guide magazine, we are listed as the #3 thing to do in the valley.

along with Scrap Happy Sisiters in Glendale & Scrapbook Barn in Gilbert!

Wednesday, November 07, 2007

Wish List...

Did we mention that you can make your own customized Wish List? It's easy and fun to do, come "Faux Shop" for yourself and make your own Wish List for the Holidays, Birthday or any other special occasion. Now all of those people who say "You're so hard to shop for" can come into Mystic Paper and we'll print them out your customized Wish List. We'll even help them shop for your special items. Fun for you, and easy for them!

Who would ever guess that you might want some skeleton paper, some flux for soldering and a melting pot?! (This is an actual Wish List pile of goodies)

Tuesday, November 06, 2007

A little of this and a little of that...

That's what today's blog is about. This is a super cute workshop that will be taught on Saturday, December 8th 2:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. The cost is $10.00 and you will leave with two of these...

Who doesn't give gift cards to at least some of your friends or relatives?

This way you are still giving them something personally made by you as well as the Gift Card!

This is the second workshop that will be taught on Saturday, December 8th from 5:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. The cost is $10.00 and you will have the perfect little gift book, or gift card holder for that special coffee lover in your life. You can personalize it to fit that caffeinated person that is dear to your heart.

Saturday December 8th is going to be a busy day in Mystic Paper's new classroom. This soldering class called "Charming Charms" will be taught that morning 10:00 A.M. - 1:30 P.M. with Josie Cirincione. Soldering small charms is one of the hardest things to solder. Learn the technique from a pro and you'll go home and start making all kinds of jewelry!

Are you still looking for some gorgeous double sided Christmas paper? I think Mystic Paper may have just what you're looking for! This gorgeous paper is made by Webster's Pages and is called Winter Wonderland.

There are twelve sheets of double sided paper in each pack.

Ooohhhhh Aaaahhhhh! (Kim might mean Falalalalaaaahhh! -jw)

And two metallic 8 1/2 x 11 sheets. And the best part is they are now on sale, and of course we have a limited supply!

We are also completely restocked with Figgy Pudding, more designs than the last order that we received. So if you are ready to start making Christmas cards now is the time to get all of your papers and embellishments.