Friday, November 30, 2007

Toddler Kit Club

I just wanted to let everyone know that the Cover page of the Toddler kit club is hanging up in the store for all to see. It is cute, bright and colorful. Just like your precious toddler!

Also don't forget about our "FREE CLASSES" at our Creative Cafe' art bar. They are every Thursday from 10:30-11:30am and 5:30-6:30pm during our Happy Hour. So stop by and let one of our friendly elves help you create a unique gift for someone or even yourself.


Wednesday, November 28, 2007


Hi everyone,

I hope everyone is getting into the Holiday Spirit and looking forward to Christmas which happens to be my most favorite time of the year. For all of you Elves out there who love to scrapbook Christmas we now have a Christmas Kit club which will start in January. The cover page, end page and the 1st layout are hanging in the store for all to see and they are adorable. People have already started signing's so exciting.

I thought that I might sign up and do an entire album for my parents and give it to them for next Christmas with pictures of past Christmas Holidays of the entire family. How cool would that be for your parents to open up a box with a family Christmas album complete with photos and journaling for them to admire and reminisce over. I'll bet it will be one of their favorite gifts.

Happy Holidays Everyone and don't forget to come in and fill out a wish list for those secret elves who come in looking for gifts.


Monday, November 26, 2007


Hey Scrappers,

Here are the 4 classes offered at CCL:

Disney Memories : Instructor: Becky RObichaux $20

Christmas Cheer - Instructor: Deneen Berdon $20

Embossing (C is for Christmas & fleur de lis card) Instructor: Debbie Gunion $20

Doodling, Easy as 1, 2, 3 Instructor: Amy Lockard $20



Sunday, November 25, 2007

Monday Inspiration

Thinking OUTSIDE the box. Sometimes we limit our ideas based on design of a paper-i love the way Jansen went outside the box for this It's a Boy layout using this fun & funky paper. Layout & supplies are displayed in the store if you would like to scraplift.

It's Christmas TIME!!!!

Brooke says, "It's Christmas Time!!!!!" Don't I wish i was this talented-just walk outside with some window chalk and look at the masterpiece she created-stop in soon to see her finished version. KUDOS to Brooke for getting us in the Christmas Spirit. Don't forget to come out soon to complete a wish list so you can get what you REALLY want-some scrapbook goodies. Remember your friends-the Masterpiece Idea Book is a great idea. Mark your calendars for the wine & cheese social 5-7pm at Memory Mania on Wednesday Dec 5th.

Wednesday, November 21, 2007


Don't miss the fun of Creative Cafe Happy Hour!!!. Libby is ready to serve you with felt, buttons, tags, whatever your little heart desires. We love it! We made a super cute accordian book, tag book, cards, wine containers, purses, and some really cute Christmas cards planned this week. Becky couldn't choose between projects, so she created 2 of them. All we want to do is sit at the bar all day, work on projects AND touch the buttons. It is so much fun! So - make a date with your friends and stop by to Creative Cafe where you will be inspired to live a creative lifestyle!

Monday, November 19, 2007


Hey Girls,

Here is a freestyle layout created by design team member & teacher,

Maureen Gorman. "Isn't She Pretty". Maureen used so many cool products & techniques, you gotta see this layout in person. It is displayed by the store with products use. Hope this provides for some great scrapbook inspiration today.

Saturday, November 17, 2007


Hey Girls

Don't forget to take & PRINT pictures of Thanksgiving. Depending on your family traditions for thanksgiving, it may be the guys watching football; the ladies cutting coupons for the big day of shopping on Friday, in our home, its a big music fest at the Bullions.

We sometimes to forget to photograph those traditional things we do and that mean so much to us. Don't forget the food photos when taking pictures at family gatherings. You have to admit that food is easier to photograph than the kids running around the house or the adults that have to be photographed. Try different camera settings-how about the tulip or flower option, that will help capture all the great details of your favorite homemade casserole. I'm sure, like most families, specific people in your family are traditionally responsible for certain items, be sure to get photos of them preparing the item, presenting the item, or even eating the item. These pictures may add some unique journaling about Thanksgiving. You will laugh in future years about the burnt turkey, etc. YOu could even gather those traditional recipes from those family members and add to pocket on your Thanksgiving page-how awesome would that be for the future. What a warm way to bring back those memories of family members and special gatherings! Don’t wait until you are sitting there reminiscing about a recipe that you can’t get! You could even have some recipe cards on hand.

However you celebrate your family gathering, I wish you the best times & memories. Don't forget on Friday is the gift certificates sale 20% off that one day only!!!!! What an awesome way to get more for your money-get a $25 gift certificate for $20, OR its a cool gift for yourself too. You'll thank yourself all year long. The only stipulation is that the sale gift certificates can only be used on products that are regular priced!!! Excluded are kit clubs and any other discounted items, classes, crops, etc .

AND on Friday, Creative Cafe Happy Hour will be creating Christmas cards in 15 minutes are less.

Happy Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Wednesday's Tips

Okay guys we have been soooo busy at the store putting out tons of new product lines, but I wanted to stop and give you a few tips that might help get you get some of those pages and projects done.

Try using your tools in a different way than what they were intended for. For instance by using a corner rounder straight on the page then cutting you can make a scallopped border (be sure to take the paper guard off first). You can use the photo corner punch to make other embellishments as well like putting 4 back to back with all corners facing in, or putting them end to end to make a tiny frame. This way you get more usage for your money and you can create embellishments with tools that you already have.

Check off some of your Christmas List by creating a project with us at our AWESOME CREATIVE CAFE' BAR. We have Happy Hour every Thursday morning from 10:30-11.:30am and 5:30-6:30pm. We do a different project every week and these are great projects for gift giving. If you don't want to create the current project you are welcome to create a project from one of our past Happy Hour sessions. So come on in and get those creative juices flowing the Bar is OPEN!

Saturday, November 10, 2007

CCL Class - Disney Memories

Hey Scrappers,

If you are attending Camp Crop a Lot, attached is picture of layout to be created with the wonderfully talented & entertaining mouseketeer, Becky Robichaux. I LOVE this precious Disney layout (as usual)!!! Its precious in the picture but its even BETTER in person to see the little felt stars, so if you can stop in to check it out. I love Becky's attention to detail, she is already punching away, as we speak!! You can register in the store or over the phone, 225-744-2767.


Hey Girls,

Creative Cafe is so cool!!! Libby & Christy's projects have been so cool. Check out this week's project - Wine Container or Chipboard Purse!!! You can create with papers we used or choose your own to personalize. THERE ARE NO RULES, so create as you wish with these awesome products. AND, if you create both, you get a free paper pack of papers to design with!!! What can you do with a wine container or purse. Danielle & Christy had some great suggestions:
Wine Container - purse, ribbon organizer, box as gift of wine, decorate to match your kitchen to hold your wine, what else can you think of?
Chipboard Purse - Decorate for a teen and fill with things such as hairbrushes, bows, nail polish, makeup, etc. For small girls, it could be filled with plastic head bands, bow, ponyholders, etc... Small toys can be put in it for girls. It can then be used as a storage/carry case for the toy. For adults, fill with chapstick, kleenex, tylenol samples, hand sanitizer, small spray perfume, gum, mints, recipe cards, add dividers for birthday cards, holiday cards, thank you cards, etc... Use it for coupons.
These are just a few ideas wecame up with.
AND, this is the blog challenge for the month of November, so create, upload your picture & email me to be entered into prize drawing on Nov. 30.
Come by this week to create one or both of these projects. Thursday 10:30 -11:30am or 5:30-6:30 pm. Its not a class so you can come anytime during happy hour to get assistance from Libby or Christy OR you can stop in anytime the area is available and create your project on your own.

Friday, November 09, 2007


OK, you know I'm crazy for fleur de lis, well, look at these from American Craft. They are chipboard and we have matching papers & ribbons too, yummy.


WOW-you GOTTA come see this awesome new line from K*i Memories. The lace cardstock, the softies, the taglines, the cool new papers, here's a pic of a few items.

Wednesday, November 07, 2007


The awesome COUPON sale this week is 60% off any Heidi Grace product. Must present this post for discount.

Tuesday, November 06, 2007


Hey Scrappers,

Creative Cafe is SOO COOOL!!!!! Everyone that sees it, has to touch it, its awesome. This is an awesome little Accordian album-I've never seen one created with these products before-you have to come see what it is made of-very cool concept!!! Remember this month is our introductory month so the fee is FREE, you only pay for the supplies used.
We do have an employee scheduled to assist with projects during happy hours on Thursday 10:30-11:30 am & 5:30-6:30pm; HOWEVER, you are welcome to sit down with the recipe card & create the project on your own any other time that there is not a crop/class going on, just ask us to help you find the card & products. Here is the project we will be doing this week. We hope you will come join us for the FUN!!!

Saturday, November 03, 2007


To all the ladies who took my Skip and Scrap class yesterday, I want to thank you again. I had a blast! I told you this was going to be the best year ever and I think it even exceeded my own expectations. You were all so well prepared and everybody stayed right on track. The enviroment was so relaxed and FUN! You helped make this class great! This is what teaching a class is all about. THANKS!!!

Friday, November 02, 2007


Hey Ladies,

We are sharpening our scissors and trimmers, so this is your last chance to pre-order the 3 kit sides of the make/takes ($23.99). We will be placing orders for products needed on November 7th, so place your orders by November 6th. here are the pictures
1) Happy Holidays created by Jade Templet
2) Our Family ROCKS!! created by Christy Cochran
3) Live, Laugh, Love created by Brooke Adams
The layouts are displayed in the store-they are awesome!!!!!

CCL is just TWO months away !*!*!*

WOW-where has this year gone? Seems just yesterday was registration time and here we are already counting down . . . 2 months to go. NOVEMBER 6th is the deadline to order Tshirt, PJ Pants, Sweatshirt, Hoodie, cap or make 'n takes. Sorry, that's as late as we can make it before turning in final orders. Here are pictures of all of them.
$19.99 CCL Tshirt
$32.00 Sweatshirt
$38.00 Hoodie
$32.00 PJ Pants
$16.99 CAP