Saturday, October 31, 2009

Happy Halloween!

Have a wonderful a safe Halloween! Just a quick reminder that we will be closing today at 5pm so that our employees may enjoy the evening with their families.

Come in today and receive 25% off everything Halloween! (excludes Tattered Angels and classes)

On the Floor Now ~
American Crafts - Zing 5pc Stamp & Markers
Mary Janes Farm
Scrapbook Trends
Scrapbook Cards
Scrapbook Trends Holiday Cards
Little Yellow Bicycle - Chipboard Albums & Paper Tablets in Family, Dog, Faith, Girlfriends, Pregnancy
Paper House ~ Washington DC, New York, Florida, Karate, Football, Africa, Horse, Cruise, Carribean, Civil War

On the floor soon~
Queen & Co. ~ Christmas

Monday, October 26, 2009

October Afternoon!

Oops! Forgot to mention that Farmfresh and Report Card are in the store and on the floor!

Trick or Treat this Week!

Print this coupon out and bring it in for a FREE EMBOSSING FOLDER when you spend $20 on QuicKutz products!
Redeemable today through Saturday, October 31st! One per customer.

Flower Soft & Basic Grey

Flower Soft has arrived! You will find it is very easy to use. Just lay down a thick layer of glue, sprinkle on the tiny "flowers" and tap the excess off. Unused portions of this product can simply be put back in to its container for later use. There are so many more possibilities than just flowers with this new innovative product!

It comes in many colors, including Polar White, which makes for a great fuzzy Santa beard or a snowy landscape

Also, Basic Grey's newest collection, NOOK AND PANTRY, has arrived! Double sided papers, lace paper, embellishments and stamps!

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Donna Downey ~ This Weekend!

We are thrilled to announce that Donna Downey is coming back to Scrapdoodles on Friday, October 23rd through Sunday, October 25th to teach her exclusive workshops! This is your last chance to take these classes at Scrapdoodles. Next year there will be a whole new line up!

Donna's weekend with us includes her amazing classes, book signing, an opportunity to buy exclusive product and an inspiring weekend with one of the industries most talented artists!

To register, payment must be made in full.*

You can call 540.548.3788

Here is her itinerary:

Friday, October 23
~ 5pm-10pm Fabric Scrapbooking (eat dinner first, we will provide a cookie break and you are welcome to bring snacks & beverages) there are only a couple spots left!

Saturday, October 24
~ 9am-Noon paint.watercolor.doodle
~ 1pm-4pm Bloom
~ 6pm-10pm "swatches"

Sunday, October 25
~ 9am-3pm Fabric Scrapbooking (we will take a 1 hour lunch break) sold out!

Please see below for class descriptions with project pictures, pricing and links to Donna's website including a detailed list of student supplies needed.

FABRIC SCRAPBOOKING gotta love the everyday. NEW! $95
20 page 8x8 canvas fabric album - class time 5 hours

Fabric Scrapbooking is an exploration in melding the best of the paper world with the best of the fabric world to create one of the most outstandingly visual and completely tactile memory album experiences. Filled with dozens of techniques and applications for using my new Fabric scrapbooking line just released with Prima, in this workshop, you will create this album using the entire line of products at your fingertips. And best of all, NO SEWING NECESSARY! but be sure and bring an apron because we are going to have some messy and creative FUN!
for student supplies needed.

paint.watercolor.doodle $75
8 page, 6x6 acrylic and chipboard album
Mix and match sizes, shapes, textures, colors, and mediums to create a bold and beautiful hand-painted and collaged mixed media scrapbook. As you experiment with color, each page will be immediately transformed into mini-masterpieces individually colored and designed by you. You will explore new techniques for using watercolor crayons, layering and collage for acrylic album pages, as well as, paint and doodling tips for taking your creative scrapbooking to the next level.

for student supplies needed.

Bloom $75
8 page, 6x12 mixed-media, fabric and paper hybrid album
Nothing makes me happier than a scrapbook bursting at the seams with creative bits of paper, fabrics, ribbons and photos...that is unless it incorporates cardboard, stamping, acrylic and transparencies too! This album is an over the top mixed-media experience blending traditional scrapbooking products in uncoventional ways that results in a collected scrapbook of memories that is artistic, personal and rich with vibrant color.

Visit student supplies.

"swatches" New $75
3 - individual 10" framed canvas Swatch art pieces

You asked for it and here it is!!New in a series of craft media workshops where you'll learn the step-by-step process of how to create my signature Swatch art pieces.In this 4-hour workshop we will create three individual 10" framed canvas Swatch art pieces utilizing more than a dozen art mediums, techniques and tools. As we create each canvas we will build upon layers of technique and applications, introducing new ideas that will open up multiple creative possibilities for layering and texturizing your art.

Visit for student supplies needed.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Photos from Utah

Here is the crew I hung out with all week. Jennifer & Janice from Beach Scrapbooks, Kris from QK, Karen & JoElle from Nevada, and Amy from Pennsylvania (who is coming down for Donna's classes! Whoot!)

Amy Walton designer extraordinaire for QuicKutz!

Can you imagine walking up those stairs everyday to get home??? and in the snow??? This was taken in Park City.

We ended the trip with a rousing game of Rock Star. (Who am I kidding? I didn't play, I just watched! :)

New Product Update!

For all you Cosmo Cricket Fans! Nutmeg is here and on the floor! It's adorable! hehe

My Little Yellow Bicycle Christmas collection has arrived. We are pleased to present the 25 Days of Christmas! Above is a sampling...come in the store to see more. Plus, the paper is much prettier in person :)

On the Floor Now ~
Ranger ~ Restock of Claudine Helmuth Paints & Brushes (just in time for Donna's classes!)
Restock of Adhesives, Gesso, Mini Misters, White Ink Pens
Creative Imaginations ~ Birthday, Cheerleader, travel, Washington DC, Disney, Army, Marine, Patriotic, New York, Star Wars
Crate Paper ~ Bliss, Cottage, & North Pole
Making Memories ~ Slice Cartridges Handwritten, Farm Life, Music & Dance, Under the Sea
Pink Paislee ~ Mistletoe

On the Floor Soon ~
Sassafras Lass
Hambly Studios
Karen Foster Restock
Reminisce New Release and Restock

The New Limited Edition Pink Slice. Only available in Virginia at Scrapdoodles! What makes it special? SLICE™ Think Pink™ Cordless Digital Designer is available for a limited time only. This kit includes a Pink Slice™ (of course!) and 2 design cards! Users will enjoy the fresh and feminine shapes on the new Think Pink™ Design Card and will go back to the updated Basic Elements card time and time again. And that's not all...Making Memories will donate a portion of the proceeds from each sale of the Pink SLICE™ to help aid in the fight against breast cancer.
For $174.99 you receive:

SLICE™ Cordless Design Cutter in pink
Basic Elements design card
Think Pink™design card (a $49.99 value)
6" x 6" glass cutting mat
5 blades
Blade replacement tool
Blade adjustment wrench
Power Cord
Repositionable adhesive
Basic Elements and Think Pink™ design guides
User manual
Foam applicator brush

Introducing the new MS+ Design Cards. So ... what IS MS+, you ask? Let us tell you! It's a Mirroring, Shadowing PLUS Speed upgrade. The MS+ cards will install the Speed Boost update on your SLICE™ so it will be faster regardless of the Design Card you use. The Mirroring and Shadowing will only work on the MS+ Design Cards. Mirroring allows you to flip an image making embossing and debossing simple. Shadowing adds dimension by layering shadow die-cuts.The MS+ card also includes the Speed Boost™ upgrade making cutting even faster.
MSRP $49.99

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

QuicKutz Paper Doll Release!

They’ve heard your requests and met your demands. Brought to you by the company who loves to play dress up, QuicKutz is thrilled to announce the new Paper Doll collection!

The QuicKutz Paper Dolls are available in both 2x2 and 4x4 sizes, along with dies of complete outfits, costumes, occupations and accessories. The Paper Doll is also available in a sleek, fashion-forward cookie cutter style—where the outfit possibilities are endless!

These die-cuts are jam-packed with value—it won’t be uncommon to find up to six or eight pieces per die. This makes each die applicable in the paper doll realm, or in any other project where clothing and accessories are needed.

To celebrate the release of Paper Dolls, we’re also releasing new 4 packs of 2x2 dies for only $12.99. What a deal!

November's Member's only die!

Monday, October 5, 2009

October Cards Class Samples...

Hello! I thought I'd pop on and share the cards we will be making in the October 17th Cards class-the way this fall is flying by, it will be here before you know it! Hee! This month, I focused on the holidays... we will make two Thanksgiving cards (which can double as Thank Yous) and two Christmas cards. I've also thrown in a handful of fun techniques that you can use in both your card making and your scrapbooking crafts! Here they are:

If you would like to join us, here are the details:

Card Creations with Tessa
Saturday, October 17th at 1:30pm

please bring your basic supplies (paper trimmer, adhesive, bone folder, scissors, pencil...)

Call Scrapdoodles at 540-548-3788 to sign up

We have a lot of fun with this class and we would love to see you there! Afterwards, there is also a crop ($10.00) so come and hang out all night, too! Maybe you can get a head start on all those Christmas cards... Hee!

Have a great day!


Letterpress by "L"

Friday, October 2, 2009

Life's been crazy! and there is lot's to share!!!

Scrap-A-Ganza Update

Although we increased the seats by 40 to a whopping 160, we've SOLD out again!!! We are taking a wait, list date and time stamped. Keep posted for more exciting news as we finish some more details!

QuicKutz Update

Next week I will be attending the QuicKutz Retailer's event in Park City, Utah. While there I will be learning about the new LetterPress and the Holiday Release!

Next week Tuesday is also the next release so keep an eye out for the next newsletter for all the details!

October 3 is the last day to redeem your QuickBuckz. Several of the Holiday dies are sold out at the warehouse so get them while you can, they are a LIMITED release.

On the Floor Now ~
Tattered Angels ~ New Screens & Stamps, Chipboard Tiles & more!
Making Memories - Vintage
American Crafts ~ Beautiful New Albums, New Glittered Brad Assortments
Prima ~ Donna Downey's new Release!
Prima ~ New Flowers, Bling, Stamps & Papers
Doodlebug ~ Halloween Collection & New Headline Cardstock Stickers for every theme!
Queen & Company ~ Halloween (Check out their Design Board)!
Bazzill ~ Jewels, Templates, Heritage, Glazed Papers, New Scalloped Papers & More
Crate Paper ~ Bliss, Cottage & North Pole
Glitz ~ Olivia, Detour, Plum Crazy, Vintage & Stamps!
Imaginisce ~ Posh & Roll
Scrapbook Trends Oct. 2009
Cards Oct. 2009
Simply Handmade Oct. 2009
Somerset Memories Autumn 09

Upcoming Crop Schedule:
Please pre-register! Space can go fast! 540.548.3788
10% off your purchases at every crop & class

New! $5 No Frills Crop!
Bring your own Snacks, spend $20 or more and your $5 fee is applied towards your purchase!
Fri., Oct. 9 ~ 5pm-11pm
Sat., Oct. 17 ~ 5pm-11pm
Fri., Oct. 30 ~ 5pm-11pm

Upcoming class schedule:
Sun. Oct. 4 - 12:30-2:30 Back to School/First Day of School Mini Album w/Andrea $22 (see picture & details in post below!)

Tue., Oct. 6 - 6:30 pm Basic Grey Indian Summer "Fallen In Love" Album w/Bonus Layout $35 To be rescheduled, I'm in Utah for QuicKutz!

Sat., Oct. 10 - 1:30 pm BasicGrey Card Kit of the Month (Halloween) w/Kristen $25 NEW!

Sun., Oct. 11 - 1:30pm-3:30pm Beautiful Album w/Paula $26

Mon., Oct. 12 - 7pm Basics w/Denise $10

Tue., Oct. 13 - 10:30am Christmas Card Buffet (beginner/Basic) w/Roxanna

Thur., Oct. 15 - Halloween Album w/Glimmer Mist w/Cheryl $34 (Album includes 3 1oz Glimmer Mists, Framed Fonts, Halloween Bingo Boards, Chip Tiles and tons of technique & embellishments!)

Sat., Oct. 17 - Cards w/Tessa $16

Mon., Oct. 19 - 7pm Beyond Basics w/Denise $10

Tue., Oct. 20 - All About Me w/Cheryl $22 (wait list only)

Fri. - Sun. Oct. 23 -25 Donna Downey Weekend!

Wed., Oct. 28 - 7pm Fun w/Diecuts w/Roxanna $14

All classes & crops must be pre-paid in advance. No refunds 48 hours before class/crop date. Please, no children are allowed to wait in the store while parent takes the class. 540.548.3788