Tuesday, November 24, 2015

We Just Received An Order........

Okay, so we just received a huge order and we thought we would share some of the products that have arrived. The sad news is that we will not be uploading these items to our online store because we are going to be shutting it down this week so we can start working on our NEW online store!!  We will be sending out an email with more details on that.

In the meantime, let's check out some of the new stuff you can find on the shelves in the store:

New clear Christmas stickers (these are awesome).

New stamps from C.C. Designs (super cute).

Mini alpha stickers from Jillibean - in a rainbow of colours.

Oh my....the new Explore edition from Project Life!!!

Blank calendars and clear number stickers.

Lots and lots of Christmas embellishments from Heidi Swapp!!

New stamps and dies from Lawn Fawn!

Yummy templates from our buddy Tim Holtz!

Restock on lots of Christmas/Winter colours of Dew Drops!

The new Whiteout collection from Bo Bunny!  This is going to fly out of the store.

The new Snow Patrol collection from Simple Stories!  Can you say 'I NEED THIS'?

The new You & Me collection from Simple Stories - another must have!

We have lots of these cute little trees.

Lovely glitter words from Heidi Swapp!

This is just some of the goodness that has arrived.  Be sure to stop by for a visit and check it out.  Our store is bursting with inspiration and lots of great new products.

Just an FYI, this weekend is Key Tag days.....so watch your emails for our special promotion!!

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Simple Stories Carpe Diem Planners Are Here!!

Carpe Diem, a brand new line of A5 Planners & accessories! From affordable A5 sized planners with fun & functional monthly, weekly and inspirational inserts included, to an assortment of playful a la carte products, Carpe Diem is just the planner system you've been waiting for. With Carpe Diem, it's a brand new day!

We have all the colours in stock and most of the embellishments.  There have been some delays with the release but we are due to receive them as soon as they are available.

Here is a video to show you all the different things you can get and some cool ways you can use it.

Be sure to stop in to the store and check it out!!  It is AWESOME!

Winter Wonderland From Pebbles - Check it Out!

It has been a while since we have posted on our blog about new products. There has been no shortage of new things, just a shortage of time to share them. We are excited to to get back on track and keep you updated on all the fun things we have on our shelves.

One of our newest arrivals is the new Winter Wonderland collection from Pebbles!  It is a great winter line, but it is also perfect for any Frozen themed pages.

Amanda just created a couple of layouts to show off how great this line really is.......

Sparkle & Shine

Check out these Thickers!!!  They are amazing, and perfect to add a little sparkle to your pages.

This heart is made using the 'washi strip' that come with the collection.  It is a great idea for using up all the washi tape you have collected.

Bundled Up

Soon snowflakes will be falling from the sky and this will be a great layout to warm you up!!

There is lots of glitter on the stickers, so some of the 'glitter' work is already done for you.

Be sure to stop by and visit the store and check out the selection of great products we have!

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Registration For Our Spring Retreat Is Now Open!!!

APRIL 15-17, 2016 
 Register Now!

You Are Invited:

We are delighted to announce that our Spring 2016 Scrapbooking Retreat Weekend will once again be held at the Oakwood Resort and Spa in Grand Bend, Ontario! The dates are April 15-17, 2016, and we are now taking registrations. Our weekend will run from 12:00 noon on Friday until 3:00 pm on Sunday.

The Oakwood Inn has proven to be the perfect spot for our weekend retreats! They have a fabulous venue with a large, bright space for our cropping and on-site store set-up, deluxe rooms that include pillow top beds, plasma TVs, fireplace and mini fridge, and a Spa, Sauna, Indoor Pool, Hot Tub and Fitness Center for those that like to indulge. Plus, the sandy shores of beautiful Lake Huron are only a 5-minute walk away!

All the meals are buffet style served in a separate dining room and prepared to perfection!

For our Spring Retreat we will have two large rooms for cropping. You may request the main level room or the lower level room, as long as space is still available. Our on-site store will be located on the lower level, so if you prefer to be on the same level as the store, choose the lower level.

If you crop in the main level room, you will have room hostesses that will ensure you are well looked after. Please specify which crop room you would like to be in when you register. We look forward to having you join us for a fantastic weekend of scrapbooking fun!

A Fabulous Getaway:

Your weekend will include a minimum of 4 ft. table space to scrapbook, shared power supplied at each pod of tables, welcome gifts and an on-site store provided by Two Scrapbook Friends. You also receive 2 nights deluxe accommodations with full maid service and fabulous buffet-style meals; dinner on Friday night, breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday and breakfast on Sunday!

Pamper Yourself:

You will also have free use of the Indoor Pool, Sauna and Hot Tubs and Fitness Center. The resort is only a 5 minute walk to the beach - perfect for some exercise or a photo shoot with your friends! If you like, you can also take advantage of the Lakeside Spa while you are with us. Book an appointment for a facial, manicure, pedicure or other spa services.

Sign Up Today:

Your cost for this fabulous weekend scrapbooking package including meals and accommodations is as follows:

  • Single - $495 + HST 
  • Double - $345 + HST 
  • Triple - $325 + HST 
  • Quad - $305 + HST 

To make it easy for all our friends to attend, we only require a $150.00 non-refundable deposit (absolutely no acceptions) to reserve your spot. This deposit is due upon registration, with the remaining balance due by March 1, 2016.

We Hope You Join Us:

If you have not been on a scrapbooking retreat weekend with us before, this is your chance. If you have, you know how much fun it can be! Don't miss out on a great getaway where you can enjoy 24-hour scrapbooking, fabulous food, delightful company and lots of laughs.

Get your friends together and sign up soon! You are guaranteed to have a fabulous time.

When you register we will need your:

Phone number
Email address
Non-refundable deposit (no acceptions)
Who you will be rooming with (if you are booking a double, triple or quad room)
Which crop room you prefer (main or lower room)
Who you will be cropping with

You can stop into our store to sign up or you can sign up by visiting our online store! Just click HERE to register for your weekend and please include the information above in the comments box.

We are looking forward to another great scrapbooking weekend with all of our friends!

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Pizza Crop - This Friday Night!!

We are hosting another awesome Pizza Crop this Friday evening and we have a few spots open!  It is a great opportunity to get started on a project, or finish up projects you have already started.

Pizza Crop

In our crop room we have lots of tools for you to use including:
  • Big Shot and Embossing Folders!
  • Cricut Machine and Cartridges!
  • Big Shot Pro Die-Cut Machine!
  • Sew Easy!
  • Punches & Trimmers!
Crop Room

We also have :
  • Extra large self-healing mat at each spot!
  • Keurig Coffee Maker!
  • Candy for your sweet tooth!
If you are interested in joining us you can register in person at the store or you can also register online....click here!

Friday nights - November 13th & 27th 
5:30 to 11:00 pm
Only $12.00 per person!
Includes pizza and pop!

Please note: Pre-registration with payment is required. If you need to cancel, we require a minimum 48 hour notice. If you cancel within 48 hours of the workshop or crop, you will receive a store credit for the amount of the workshop or crop. No refund will be issued. If you do not give a 48 hour notice, no credit or refund will be given.

Monday, November 02, 2015

November Weekend Crop!!

The hustle and bustle of the holiday season will soon be upon us. Before things get really busy with shopping, parties and Christmas gatherings, why not take some time for yourself and join Two Scrapbook Friends for a weekend crop!!

The crop will include full use of our comfortable workshop space, along with our crop tools (Cricut machines and cartridges, punches, BigShot and embossing folders, etc.) You will also have a store full of scrapbooking goodness at your fingertips - brand new products and lots of ideas just waiting to inspire you!

There will be some fun challenges and prizes and you are guaranteed to have a great time!

On Friday, November 20th, you can crop from 4pm - 11pm and we will include pizza and salad for dinner. On Saturday, November 21st, cropping will start at 9am and run until 9pm!! We will be serving dinner that will include a beverage. You are welcome to bring your own lunch or pick up something from one of the many restaurants nearby! Also be sure to bring along any snacks and beverages that you will want to have during the day.

The cost for this fun-filled weekend crop is only $50.00! That is a total of 19 hours of cropping......which is less than $4.00/hour!!! Seating is limited so get your friends together and sign up for some cropping fun! Non-refundable payment is required at time of registration.

Sign up today to ensure a spot!

  • Friday, November 20th - 4pm to 11pm and 
  • Saturday, November 21st - 9am to 9pm 
  • $50.00 
  • Our on-site photo printing will be available throughout the crop.
Stop by the store to register, or click here to register online!!

Friday, October 30, 2015

Disney Workshop!!

We are starting to catch up with things around the store and we wanted to share some more detailed photos of our upcoming Disney Layout workshop!!

If you are planning a trip to Disney, or if you have already been and have photos to scrapbook, then you don't want to miss out on this amazing workshop!!

Join Carolyn as she walks you through how to create 2 gorgeous layouts that have been designed by the very talented Virginia Nebel.

You will create 2 double-page layouts that include papers from the Simple Stories Say Cheese 2 collection. Also included are chipboard frames, 4x6 sticker sheets, large die-cuts and more.

Layout 1

Layout 2

We will also be offering photo printing for the workshop as well!! We can crop and print your photos to fit perfectly on the layouts (for a small additional fee).

Sign up today and join Carolyn for this fun-filled class and get started on your Disney layouts!!

  • Wednesday, November 18th 
  • 6pm - 9pm 
  • $35.00 
  • Photo printing is available for an additional $5.00 fee. It would include 3 @ 4x6 prints, 2 @ 3x4 prints, 4 @ 3x3 prints, 6 @ 2x2 prints and 3 @ 4x4 prints. Digital images need to be sent (or dropped off) to us by Monday, November 16th for printing. Kits are not available for this workshop at this time.
To sign up, you can visit our store in person or you can click here to order online!