Thursday, February 28, 2008

Box after box...

Today's surprise was 2 boxes full of Tweety Jill's newest publications! Altered Art Projects instantly caught our attention at CHA. It's chock full of inspiration. And, the bonus is that Carlene Federer is published in this book! In fact, that's her project on the upper right of the cover. That's our favorite cowgirl!

Another new publication is Creating with Fabric. Pure eye candy!

The newest edition of Mary Engelbreit's Home Companion is here as well. And guess who is featured in an article? Jenni Bowlin! She's got some fun tips.

Here's a shot of our new Jenni Bowlin product on display.

And last but not least, some of the new Clear Art Stamps by Crafty Secrets!

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

New product is arriving daily...

Let's start with one of Mystic Paper's favorites ~ 7 Gypsies Nottinghill

Simply gorgeous papers...

Did you get their ATC Spinner? Here's new product for you to add to your spinner!
Rub-ons, French Dictionary Cards, and new Dividers.

New stickers sized just perfect for ATC's.

Jenni Bowlin is here!

Gorgeous papers...

Love the colors!

Oh so vintage looking...

How could you not love these?

Just in time for Spring!

The cutest Journaling Cards!

Looking for some new Rub-ons?
Adorable 2008 Calendar Card Sets complete with witty quotes and classic graphics!
New Anna Griffin papers...gorgeous!
Embellishments and Rub-Ons
Anna Griffin Stamps
The newest Somerset Studio and Somerset Digital Studio have arrived!

New Crafty Secrets is here too! Pictures coming soon. But why wait, come on in and soak up the loveliness of all of this new product!

Monday, February 25, 2008

Wasn't the weather simply gorgeous today? Jeff thought so too!

And the winner is.... (insert drumroll) Joy ! She was the first person to guess the closest date. Well, the real winner was Jennifer, but she doesn't count. And her's was an honest guess...honest! So, Joy stop in to pick up your prize. We haven't seen you lately anyway! Congratulations!

If you were interested in taking Caroline's Accordian File Folder Book class you're in luck. The date has been changed due to popular demand. The class is now on Saturday, March 1 from 3:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. There are a couple of spots left so call quick if you want to sign up for this one!

Are you wondering what Jeff brought us today? We'll have pictures tomorrow of this product that is brand new to Mystic Paper. We saw a demo by Bernie Berlin using it at CHA and that was it, we had to have it!
See you soon!

Saturday, February 23, 2008

Where have we been?

Well, we've been here at the store, busy, busy, busy! Busy getting ready for new product to be delivered, busy rearranging the store and putting more product on sale, extremely busy with customers, and even more busy with our teachers who are coming up with new class ideas quicker than you can imagine. Here is a quick run down.
Accordian Envelope Book with Caroline Miller
This innovative book makes the cutest file folder you will ever see. File coupons, pictures, bills, recipes, cards, whatever you can think of!

Soldered House with Josie Cirincione
Josies Soldered House makes a great Easter or Mother's Day gift and you will learn how to solder!

Charming Charms Mini Class
This is a great class to learn how to solder and make tiny charms. These are perfect for bracelets or necklaces and make wonderful gifts! You will make 3 charms and have a glass cutting demo!

Live With Intention with Emily Holgate

Join Emily and make this gorgeous sign that uses the Fancy Pants Dreamer Set of chipboard. You will use ghost shapes and crackle accents to achieve this great antique look. Your kit will include all shapes for you to take home and make additional fun projects.

Easter Egg Book with Caroline Miller

This beautiful book makes the perfect Spring or Easter Book to keep your pictures in. Not only will you alter the book but you will learn some great distressing techniques and the secret of drilling the hole in the book to hold the Easter Bunny's Egg Compass.

Etched and Riveted Copper Heart with Wings

For those of you who have tried riveting with no success or those of you who have always wanted to learn how to rivet this is the class for you. Josie will show you an easy simple way to rivet objects together. You will learn how to etch designs into copper and antique copper using liver of sulfur. You will also explore different ways to make beads out of found objects.

Oh The Things I Love

In this class you are going to alter Little Golden Books! I will have the binding cut and punched so it's ready to fill up with all The Things You Love! You'll receive a jam packed kit full of PRIMAS beautiful products along with Daisy D's & 7 Gypsies! You will also have the chance to shop (included in price of class) at a little FLEA MARKET that I will have for you to choose the things you need to personalize your book. Everyone loves different everyone's book will be different! Come learn some new collage techniques using cheesecloth and caulking! You'll also learn a new way to use crackle medium without paint to age photographs! We will be painting, inking, sanding, alcohol inking, edge distressing, and more! Be ready to have fun & get messy! Taught by Ellen
*Please note:If you have a Little Golden Book that you love and would like to use, bring it to Mystic Paper in advance and we will get it ready for you!Otherwise I will have lots of books to choose from.

Bits & Pieces of Home with Suzette Ricks
Join Suzette to make this perfect little Bits & Pieces of Home, using a Melissa Frances house book. You will alter it to make your own home- using distress inks, crakles paint, transparencies, chipboard, tags for journaling and lots of ribbon!

Springtime Mixed Media Wall Hangings with Judy Bidwell

Mixed media springtime wall hangings. Cute for a child’s room or for your own space! You will create your very own springtime pieces that will be uniquely yours! Search around for fabrics, laces, jewelry, buttons, ribbon, etc. that you would like to incorporate in your own special piece. I will supply the Cotton Scraps, and one fairy image, and some bits of lace, fabrics, ribbons, crepe paper, etc. from which you can choose if you do not have a stash of those things.

Lady's Handkerchief Book with Judy Bidwell

Let’s construct a romantic style hankie book in which to keep letters, cards, old photos, etc. I will help you create a unique, one-of-a-kind hankie book for yourself or for a gift. Yours will be a one-of-a-kind creation, especially if you bring your own finds to incorporate in your hankie book. I will supply the canvas paper, paints, images, and other bits and pieces to make a unique piece of your own.

Now aren't those a bunch of fun classes? Just remember to go to our web site to get dates and times. These classes have been posted in no particular order! See you in class!

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

More CHAW (CHA Winter) photos...

Here are some more photos that we have yet to share with all of you.
These first few are some ideas and some new product from Crafty Secrets Clear Art Stamps.
Check out their gallery for some great ways to use their products! Another great blog to check out with great examples is the lovely Vicki Chrisman's blog.

Some examples of the new Basic Grey papers and embellishments.

Here is more eye candy that we saw when we were out and about at CHA...