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On their way!

Just received confirmation that the new Summer distress inks have shipped and are on their way to Paper Anthology!

I can’t wait to use these, look at those awesome bright colors!  And as always, the names are too fun:

 

My apologies to everyone that has been so patient – time got away from me.  The June coupon has now been posted!

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May Card contest winner!

Congratulations go out to Laura Steinert for her winning card submission for the May Card contest!  The challenge was to use dry embossing  – here’s her adorable card:

 

 

There’s still time to submit your card for the June contest.  The challenge is to create a monochromatic card – just pick your favorite color and create a card using different shades of that color.  You can use black to stamp the image if needed, but no other colors.  (it’s not as easy as it sounds!)  Get a 25% coupon for entering and the winner gets a $10 gift certificate (and get’s her card posted on the store blog!)

 

Copic markers are here!    Fantastic kits from Pinecone press, stamps from River City RubberWorks, Impression Obsession and Paper Impressions are due in any day!

 

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Upcoming Class announcement

I am thrilled to announce two special upcoming classes on Sunday June 3rd.  Both classes will be taught by Jen Starr, a certified Ranger educator, Copic certified designer and Tattered Angels golden ambassador.

 

 

Imagine the Possibilities Mini Book:

10 am – 1 pm

cost:$40

 

 

This little book is chock full of creative techniques, including an  easy stitched book binding technique.

Distressed Denim Mini Book

2 pm – 5 pm

cost:$40

This one is LOADED with texture : fabric, denim, burlap, prima lace, Lots of Tim’s dies and texture fades, sticky back canvas, Glassine paper…PLEASE wear OLD clothes as you will be using bleach in some of the techniques.

Space is very limited so call the store or email me to reserve your spot!

 

 

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Winner, winners, winners!!!

First off, please join me in congratulating the winner of the April Card Contest:  Joanne Pallitto!    

 

If your thinking of entering a card for the May contest, there’s still time.  Entries are being accepted until May 15th!  The theme this month is to utilize dry embossing on your card.

 

National Scrapbooking Day raffle winners:

 

Without further ado, here are the winners from yesterday’s festivities!!!

 

Tiffany Daniels

June Heinle

Laura Steinert      (I also owe you a coupon for the card contest!)

Bethanne McArdle

Linda Merkle

 

Congratulations!!!

Ladies, you can stop by the store at any time during regular store hours to pick up your prize!

 

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on their way!

 

 

Ranger announced the new spring color special edition distress inks today at noon  and Paper Anthology’s order went in right away!  Hoping to have them in the store within the week!  I’m so excited for this set, I’ve been hoping for a soft yellow!  Call the store or send me an email to reserve you set as quantities are limited!

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May sneak peak and a new teacher!

Hello everyone, we’ve been busy working on a fantastic new class schedule and I thought I would post to introduce you to a new teacher at Paper Anthology, Cheiron Brandon!

 

http://cheironbrandon.typepad.com/my_weblog/

Cheiron has been stamping since 2004.  She has been published many times in Paper Crafts Magazine and most recently was chosen as a Hero Hostess  on the Hero Arts Flicker group.  She has a lovely clean and simple style that I’m sure you’ll all love!   Here’s a sneak peak of one of the classes she’ll be teaching in May and June:

 

See you there!

 

Elisabeth

 

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March Contest Winner!

Please join me in congratulating Agnes Maye  for her winning card entry for the month of April.  The challenge was to make a spring/Easter card and Agnes used a beautiful Hero Arts stamp as her focal point on this stunning card!  The coloring of the robin and the added dimension to the stamped image really make it “POP”!

 

 

Thanks so much to everyone who submitted an entry, I love sharing your work in the store!  This month you’ve got till April 15th to get your entries in!  The theme for April is to incorporate buttons, flowers and Ribbon on your card!

 

Elisabeth

 
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Stuff, stuff and more stuff…

Just a quick update on some of the new product that’s rolled into the store this week…

Graphic 45: (Old Curiosity Shoppe and Little Darlings)

Bo Bunny: Too many lines to mention…

American Crafts

Pebbles Inc.

Pion (new line from Sweden – can you say amazing!?)

Tim Holtz: Destinations

Memory Box

Northwoods Stamps

Penny Black

New Glitter Ritz colors

We still have (a few) distress markers in stock and complete sets coming soon!

 

 

Still to come: Pinecone press, Ecstasy Crafts, CheeryLynn Designs, New Nesties…

 

What a wonderful time to be a papercrafter!

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Announcement!

 

Wednesday, March 7th  – Monday, March 12th

Make Room For More Sale!

 

You are cordially invited to help us clear some space and make room for the new Winter/Spring releases.

We will be featuring a different special every day

all other in stock merchandise will be 20% OFF

Stop in on Wednesday to find out what the specials are!

and make sure you bring your Spring/Easter card to submit to the monthly card contest!

 

 

 

 

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Fun with distress inks

Another sneak peek here for the upcoming class schedule.  A fun class featuring multiple techniques using distress inks to create beautiful, unique card backgrounds!

New stuff has been coming in!  This week we’ve had shipments from Memory Box, Poppy Stamps, Lockheart Stamps (cute!)  and last night I received a box from Ranger with a limited shipment of distress markers!  I can’t wait to play with these!