ANNUAL HOLIDAY CLOSURE - MONDAY 4th - SATURDAY 9th AUGUST Shop closed and no internet orders being sent out until MONDAY 11th AUGUST 2014. This is the first time we have closed in 10 years of trading, but this is the only option available to us this year. Thank you for your support and understanding.
Just sorting out the stock that has come in for our free crafting demonstration on Saturday! Lots of buy 2 get 1 free - mix and match products - plus a special price on the Xpress die cutting/embossing machine. Our guest demonstrator for the day is Louise Collins from Docrafts.
Pop in between 10 & 4 to see whats happening.
The 3 for 2 promotion is on Xcut dies, spritzing inks, knives, scissors, cutting mats, tweezers and all sorts of tools. Products will be clearly marked with a red "3 for 2" label and you can mix any combination with one or the lowest priced being free. Privilege cardholders will also get their 10% off as well! - a great saving on the day.
We have the Xpress A4, adjustable die cutting/embossing machine on a special offer as well. Louise will be using this with embossing folders and dies up to A4 size to create some wonderful projects. She will be using the spritzing inks to colour cardstock as well as flowers for some wonderful effects.
If it is a hot day, and you want some place to cool down - we will have the air conditioning on!
Free parking on Saturday in the main car park as usual.
Introducing "Buff-It". This product will bring a metallic sheen to your craft projects. It will work on almost any dry absorbent surface - like card, polystyrene, chipboard, wood, wooden boxes and terracotta pots. Buff-It is easy to apply and can be blended together to produce a whole spectrum of colours.
Come and join us for a great time with like minded others to create a card or other project in order to raise money for this charity. By now we hope that you realise that we do these days fairly often. You can also have refreshments and take part in a raffle. The crafty ladies will be around to give you some ideas and help. Open to all. £2 minimum donation to Marie Curie is all we ask. Everyone who joins in will get 15% off of their shopping with us on the day as our way of saying thank you for supporting.
Open until 5pm today - Monday. We will then be closed to enjoy Christmas ourselves and re open on Saturday 28th. We would like to wish all our customers and followers a Happy and Safe Christmas. John, Réne, Michelle, Sally, Hazel, Janice, Christine & Lauren.
"Shop Small" have a campaign this Saturday 7th December.
It is called "Small Business Saturday" and is sponsored by American Express. A national day which celebrates the role that small businesses, such as our own, play in our community.
Please support us and your other local independent shops and high street, as one slogan says "use us or lose us!"
If you have an American Express card and use it in our shop and any other independent shops on the day to purchase goods to the value of £10 or more - Amex will credit your account with £5 per transaction ! You can shop in as many shops as you like that are participating and get £5 each time. You have to register your card first though, more details below.
To promote this day, we have a number of craft items, storage cases, tote bags and a selection of Airfix and Revell plastic model kits at an amazing 1/2 price to sell on the day on a first come first served basis. Ideal for Christmas presents. Check them out on Saturday from the display table - you don't need an Amex card to take advantage of this offer!.
Saturday 9th Nov. 10 - 4.
Come along and make a card for Marie Curie Cancer Care.
The ladies will be on hand to assist and guide you while you enjoy making, having refreshments and fun.
Minimum £2 donation per card please, so that we make as much money as possible.
Raffle prizes plus all who participate will get 15% off of their shopping on the day!
Look forward to seeing you.
This coming Saturday, 2nd Nov, we have a special Double Event demonstration day with Creative Expressions. Not one but two demonstrators, Tanya & Kim, will be with us using Gilding flakes and wax, polished silk glitters with stamping effects, Cosmic Shimmer Sparkle Pearls, Masking effects, die cuts and more. Lots of tips and techniques and its all free! Come along between 10 and 4 to see what's happening Also, double privilege points for cardholders on the day and don't forget there is free car parking on Saturday in the car park near us. We also have a scrapbook class in the morning upstairs with Carol.
In2crafting this Saturday, 12th Oct, we have a free "Make and Take" day.
and the girls will be showing you how to make a lovely Christmas wreath
decoration using an XCut die, cardstock, mini bells and ribbon - ideal to make a
hanging decoration or just to make a card.
using Craftwork Cards Christmas Paper Bows - you can make a simple but effective Greeting card.
of ideas and variations.
and make any one for free but if you want to make more, there is a nominal
charge of £2 per item to cover material costs and the use of tools etc. This
will take place downstairs at the back of the shop. Réne
will also be using the latest die cutting and embossing machine - the "Xpress"
to do the cuttingout - so if you are interested in what it can do -come and try
it out. Its A4 size and has depth adjustment control.
for shoppers on Saturday we have double privilege points for cardholders - so
you can get your next £10 gift voucher even quicker! (If you have not got one
yet - you can apply at the till).