Thursday, May 29, 2008

Welcome Princess Addyson!

Not sure how I missed this, but I forgot to publicly congratulate Shelley and Dave on the birth of their daughter, Addyson Ramsey DeJoung. Addyson is my fourth granddaughter and was born on April 16, weighing in at 6lbs. 11ozs. She is just precious. Welcome Addyson!!!

Sunday, May 18, 2008

Lost My Mind?

Lost My Mind???

I am so sorry for the double post, but maybe "I have lost my mind..."I forgot to tell you about all the other Memorial Day specials we will have running in the Studio starting Saturday, May 17, and running through next Saturday, May 24.

Remember, we will be closing on Sundays for the summer beginning next Sunday, May 25. ALL Rolled Stickers are 40% off - yes, we are moving them out and never bringing them back again. Rolled stickers are a pain...people tear off the ones they want and then change their minds, kids pick off one piece of the sticker and their parents never see it happen, but we find it on the floor later.

Yes, rolled stickers have got to go.

ALL Albums are 30% off - we have ordered too many this season and we need the space. All our albums at Scrapbook Studio are quality, top of the line albums.

All Religious Patterned Papers - 30% off - with all the communions, confirmations and baptisms that are going on this time of year, we want to help you document those special occasions. Be sure to ask a sales association where our Religious section is located. All Religious Stickers in Packages - 30% off - Be sure to get those special stickers to go with your church events.

We will be heading to CHA in a few shorts months and we need to clear out some of the this merchandise so we can focus on the new releases that will be debuting at CHA.

May Update


It's a great time to come in and shop for Grads and Dads...we're stocked to the brim with lots of goodies, including the "Old Guys Rule" paper and stickers, personalized school paper for Merrill, Marathon, Edgar, East, West, DCE and Newman. Not to mention all the new stuff that has been arriving daily. We just got five more huge boxes today from Inque Boutique. Can't wait to open them and get all the stuff on the shelves.While you're here, check out our large selection of patriotic and cookout items for your upcoming Memorial Day activities! Be sure to shop early--we will be CLOSED on Memorial Day so that our staff can spend the holiday with family and friends.

Inventory Reduction

One of the toughest things about owning a store is knowing how much inventory to purchase. If I don't buy enough, I lose sales. If I buy too much, money is tied up, making it difficult to buy new things. Oh the struggles....Well, I overbought Quickutz dies and they are taking up a lot of space. We just have to move them out, so here is where you win, and I win.All Quickutz dies will go on sale for one week beginning Saturday, May 17 until Saturday, May 24, for 40% off. This includes the 2x2s, 4x4s, Cookie Cutters, Alphabets, and theme sets. It does not include the new 12" border dies, or the Alpha sets that are already reduced. Not only will the dies be on sale, but I am also putting the Squeeze Hand Tool on sale for $59.99. This tool normally sells for $89.99 and comes with an alphabet perfect for your layouts or cards. The alphabets purchased seperately sell for $69.99. Don't want the Squeeze? How about the Revolution for $89.99? The Revolution is a table top die cutting machine that will hold 4x4 dies, as well as 4 2x2 dies. Not to mention the new 12" platform that is capable of cutting border dies up to 12".Have I lost my mind??? Am I going out of business??? Are these bad products??? None of the above... I just need to move out the old to bring in the new. Be sure to stop by and ask for a mini demo of each of these tools. There is so much you can do with them. You don't need electricity, they are very portable to take to crops, and you can even let your kids use them without the fear of cutting themselves. How great is that for them to get school projects done.This sale will only last a week, so be sure to get your dies and tools this week.

Celebrity Guest Designer

Don't forget we have Lisa Falduto, celebrity guest designer for Cosmo Cricket, coming in to teach two more classes in June. Lisa's first two classes were a huge hit and everyone loved what she taught and what they created in her classes. What a wonderful inspiration she is...not to mention such a wonderful teacher.Her Home Sweet Home class is scheduled for Tuesday, June 3, from 6p-7:30p and the cost is $20. Her Vacation Mini Album is scheduled for Wednesday, June 11, from 6p-8:30p and the cost is $25. Both of these classes still have a few spots left, so call 845-8859 or stop by the Studio and sign up soon.You can check out the rest of our great classes on our website or stop by and see the samples in person, and grab a paper calendar to keep on your refrig.

Alaskan Cruise Give-a-way

Don't forget to stop in and fill out your entry form to win a cruise for two to Alaska.Promotion Dates: May 1, 2008-May 31, 2008Entry Rules: Contest is open to adults 18 or older in the United States or Canada. No purchase necessary to enter. One entry per person, per daily visit. Void where prohibited. Winning:The drawing will be held, and winner announced on June 5, 2008. .Prize Package:Airfare for two from anywhere in the continental U.S. to Seattle, WashingtonOne night pre-cruise hotel stay at the Sheraton Seattle DowntownA Veranda Stateroom for two, including classes, on the Celebrity Alaska 7 night Hubbard Glacier Cruise August 22-29, 2008, and all applicable taxes. Prize includes 4 classes per person.
Here is the fine print from the poster:This May, one lucky customer from 50 select Crafter's Home stores in the U.S. and Canada will win an all expense paid trip for 2 aboard the Celebrity Cruise Ship Infinity to the Hubbard Glacier August 22-29th. We will have the entry forms in the store starting May 1st.If you would like to book the cruise for yourself.The price of the cruise and 4 class package is:$1551.98 -inside stateroom- reduced to $1441.98$1806.98 -oceanview stateroom- reduced to $1651.98$2056.98- Veranda Stateroom-reduced to $1991.98You can take a non-scrapping companion for:$1206.98-inside stateroom$1416.98-oceanview statemroom$1756.98-veranda stateroom.You can call 1-877-419-1783 or email for more information. Their website is are only two stores from Wisconsin that are participating in this give-a-way, and Scrapbook Studio is one of them. I hope someone from my store wins!

Tonic Studios

Tonic Studios has just produced two webisodes demonstrating their new products. One webisode is for the Shape Mate cutting system for cutting circles, ovals, rounded squares and border designs. The Shape Mate cutting system is very cool - less bulking than that other brands, and oh so easy to use. Take a look at what you can do with this system:

Circle of Life

http://sbl.tvweekly .com/player. php?e809ebb483d7 3d1f169f64913db0 4f55y6614The other webisodes is a demonstration on what you can do with their new border system and punches. The possibilities are endless; check this out:

One-Two Punch

http://sbl.tvweekly .com/player. php?499fef60c4bb 873efde9672598e8 3d7cw1004We have most of these products in stock ready for you to use on your cards and layouts, a few of the punches will be arriving early next week. Stop by and see the samples we have made up in the Studio.

Friday, May 9, 2008


Just wanted to remind you that we still have a few spots left in Saturday's Guest Designer classes. Lisa Falduto, designer for Cosmo Cricket, will be at Scrapbook Studio on Saturday, May 10, to teach two great classes.

The first class is called Home Sweet Home, and Lisa will be using several techniques to create layouts and cards using Cosmo Cricket's Flouriste Collection. This class is $20 and begins at 10AM.

The second class is a Mini Vacation Album. Again, Lisa will be teaching several "unique" techniques to create a mini album using Cosmo Crickets, Get Happy Collection. This class will begin at 1:30PM.

Can't make a Saturday class? Lisa will be returning in June to teach this classes in the evening. Please check the calendar on our website to confirm the dates. Hope to see you on Saturday to give Lisa a huge welcome.

Friday, May 2, 2008

Happy National Scrapbook Day

We will be celebrating big time on Saturday, May 3, in honor of National Scrapbook Day. Can you believe they have a holiday to honor our wonderful scrapbook hobby. To start off the big weekend, we will be hosting an NSD Crop tonight (Friday, May 2) from 5p until midnight and we still have a few seats left if you need to get out and finish some projects or layouts for Mother's Day. Call the Studio at 845-8859 if you are interested. This crop will be full of food, freebies, and fun and with 7 hours, you should get plenty of scrapbooking or stamping done.On Saturday, come in beginning at 10A until noon, and take 20% off your entire purchase. Come in between Noon and 2P and take 15% off your entire order. Come in between 2p and 4P and get 10% off your entire order. So, no matter what time you come in the savings will be great. (Some restrictions do apply).We will have door prize drawings, free gifts with purchase and several make 'n takes in which we will be demonstrating the different cutting systems including the Revolution, the Squeeze, the Cuttlebug and the Big Shot. And the icing on the cake to this day, QuicKutz is releasing four awesome new limited edition gift sets. Only limited quantities of these

Gift Sets are available. The new Gift Sets are:

1. Mademoiselle - Classic Complete Cookie Cutter set
2. Exotic Island - Cookie Cutter Grand Unicase3. Fiesta - Cookie Cutter Classic Complete4. Chopstick - Mini Complete (2x2 dies)Each set retails for just $99.99. But on National Scrapbook Day our special to you is buy all 4 and receive 10% OFF. Be sure to ask us about the "Around the World" QuicKutz Sweepstakes promo. The new 12" platform for the QuicKutz Revolution will also be available on Tuesday, May 5th according to UPS. This will open up a whole new realm of cutting possibilities for the Revolution, especially with the new 12" border dies, also coming on Tuesday. Remember to pre-order your platform before Tuesday to receive a free border die valued at $24.99.

Other QuicKutz Specials this Weekend:

* Revolution $99.99* Squeeze $69.99* Biography Alpha $119.99 * Rockstar Alpha $39.99 (No QuicKutz Club discounts on these specials)
Isn't National Scrapbook Day wonderful!
We hope to see you sometime on Saturday.

Celebrity Guest Designer Coming to Scrapbook Studio
We still have a few spots left for our Guest Celebrity Designer, Lisa Falduto's classes, for next Saturday, May 10, and again in June. Be sure to stop by the Studio or call us at 715-845-8859 to sign up for one or both of these classes.Here is a personal note from Lisa, describing a little more about her classes. You can also check out the sneak peek on her blog

Hello! I am so very excited to be teaching some upcoming Cosmo Cricket classes at the Scrapbook Studio in Wausau, WI. The last Cosmo Cricket classes I taught were at a large convention in Minneapolis and out of 5 classes with 200 total seats available, all sold out within 10 minutes of registration opening! So you can see how wildly popular they are! Make sure to call Jeanne at the Studio and sign up over the phone (715-845-8859) so you don't miss out. Cosmo Cricket is one of the hottest companies out there in the Scrapbooking world and is owned by some fantastic folks. If you don't believe me, just visit the Cosmo Cricket blog. They are so much fun and just all around great people! A company I am very proud to be designing and teaching for! I will also give you a link below to the Cosmo Cricket website so you can browse the awesome product they have offered over the past 2 years. In the Wausau classes we will be using the brand new Get Happy and Fleuriste collections. So Wausau, you are getting some of the hottest classes with the latest releases from Cosmo Cricket! If we get a great response from Central Wisconsin, I will gladly come back to do more Cosmo Cricket classes! Make sure to get signed up today! See you in Wausau! Lisa

Win a Cruise Getaway to Alaska
From May 1-31, 2008 -- You can enter to win a scrapbooking cruise for two to Alaska at more than 50 local participating Crafter's Home Stores nationwide. There are only two participating Crafter's Home stores in Wisconsin and we are proud to be one of them. COME IN AND REGISTER TO ENTER EVERYDAYThis giveaway is open to adults 18 or over in the United States and Canada. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY, and VOID where prohibited by law. Entries are limited to one entry per person per daily visit to a brick & mortar Crafter's Home Store. Odds of winning will vary based upon the total number of entries received. Prize package will be drawn at random on June 5th. Winner will be notified by local store. Cruise package may be substituted for $4,500 Gift Card. The Owners, Employees and their families of Crafter's Home, and their participating stores are not eligible to win.COME AND SEE US EVERY DAY!