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Thursday, December 24, 2009

Happy Christmas ... and all the lovely calm days that follow !!

Happy Holidays Everyone !!
And then, put your feet up and enjoy the days that follow ... relax, eat,enjoy your friends & family ... and Be Merry !!

See you on the 31st ... open from 10am to 2 pm ...

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Happy Christmas Everyone !!

okay ... you've baked the cookies, made the chocolates, made jewelry & cards ... now. How do you finish them ? Well, with beautiful packaging , of course !

I have just what you need !!
*Bakery Bags ... these bags are waxed inside so they are perfect for cookies, popcorn, any kind of food. They close with little metal bendy ties and even have a little window to show off your homemade goodies ... or candy from the bulk store ... You could even package ribbon for a crafter, bird seed for a bird enthusiast, dog cookies, nuts'n'bolts for a handyman ... limitless !!
*Glassine Bags ... for individual cookies or squares, small loaves of fruitcake... or package up a handful of homemade tags or cards ... perfect !!
* Chinese Take Out boxes in 2 sizes and colours ... last year I put small bags of caramel corn in these boxes, tied them with a ribbon and added a small stamped tag. Or buy bulk candy & fill the boxes. Easy ! Great little gifts for neighbours, customers, delivery people ...
* Kraft Gift Bags ... these are great for almost anything ! Stamp on them, glue on old Christmas cards or paper, or leave them plain.
* Tags ... small and large ... stamp on these or glue on paper & ribbon.
* Ribbon ... I have lots of ribbon ...
* Jewelry Boxes ... square or long bracelet size ... the perfect way to show off your beautiful creations !

* Card Boxes ... make an assortment of cards and package them in one of these great clear top boxes. I also have the envelopes for cards if you need those ! The boxes are also really nice for pieces of jewelry or to package a set ... earrings & necklace ..

The right packaging is the perfect finish to a thoughtful gift !


I am open the regular hours this week . Next week I will be open the 24th until 2pm. Closed the 25th and 26th.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

okay ... this is REALLY a quickie !!

I have been swamped by boxes and cleaning out more space in the store so this will be super quick !!
... and I forgot the camera so no photos ...

for BEADERS ...

I have some of the Christmas Tree & Snowman earring kits left ... and I have a new one that I came up with and it is quite pretty ! "Frosty Tree". It is made with matt crystals and it looks like a snowy little tree ... cute ! So I have some of those as well as the following ... but not many of each so hurry if you want some ... there will be no more until next year ...

Trees : frosty, vitrail, crystal AB, clear, emerald, peridot

Tree Pendants : peridot, erinite, emerald, emerald X large

Snowmen : crystal AB, Swarovski pearl

GIFT IDEAS for BEADERS ... (you can pass this on to a loved one ...)

** earring racks

** spin'n'bead ... ( a great little item that actually strings seedbeads for you !!)

** nice tools ... cutters, pliers, crimpers...

** chain sta ... ( there's supposed to be line over the "a" but who knows how to do that !!)

this is a tool that holds a bracelet or necklace so you can easily add charms, beads, etc...

Really quite handy !!

** how-to books

** swivel stacker ... a great storage rack



I have some new product that I am trying to get unpacked today ... more stamps, Stickles ... including Christmas Red ... , more Claudine Hellmuth paint, Ranger blending tools & foam replacement pads, Glossy Accents, good scissors, punches, great charms, mini chipboard set from Maya Road "What's Cookin", heart & crystal trinket pins - NEW from Maya Road, tiny attacher refills. There may be more ...


** a Binderie Punch

** great punches

** a set of Stickles

** a paper kit or paper pad with accessories

** stamps

** a fun album

** an assortment of adhesives

** a basket of Tim Holtz products

** a 7 Gypsies photo display turn-y thing !

** how-to books


I'll try to update as I get the rest of the boxes unpacked ... but I may not get time !!

Drop in & see all the nice new things !