Zutter Club This Tuesday!!

November 14th, 2009 Julie Ann Posted in Scrapbook Mini-Book Kits, Scrapbook Store Announcements, Uncategorized No Comments »

For all the wonderful Zutter Ladies… Quick reminder that Zutter Club is this Tuesday, November 17 starting at 6:30 pm.  Think “Fall” with Cork, and Acrylic 🙂 And, hear the usual story of how “Necessity is the mother of invention.” for how the cover idea came about… There’s always something interesting!!!  For those of you who live in the area, if you want to join us, just please let me know so I can bring enough kits… For those of you who live too far away, the kit will be in the store soon (to give the Tuesday evening girls the first peek 🙂 ) and then you’ll be able to order it from the store… 

Bring the usual… Brown ink (and lots of it…) and adhesives… No trimmers necessary for this one…

Becky Fleck PageMaps Contest!

October 18th, 2009 Julie Ann Posted in Scrapbook Mini-Book Kits, Scrapbook Store Announcements, Uncategorized No Comments »

Check out Becky Fleck’s PageMaps Blog for this month’s contest… Sponsored by US!!  Simply check out the fabulous sketch (and ALL of Becky’s fabulous PageMaps are just fabulous!!) and enter the contest to win the “This Way to Fun” mini-book kit which features wonderful Cosmo Cricket patterned papers and fun elements… Check out the contest HERE   And, when you enter the contest, you’ll also recieve a coupon code to use in the store 🙂

Think Halloween…

October 14th, 2009 Julie Ann Posted in Scrapbook Mini-Book Kits, Scrapbook Project Kits, Scrapbook Store Announcements No Comments »

Looking for a fabulous new Halloween mini-book?? This month’s Zutter Club project usus the beautiful My Mind’s Eye “The Spider’s Web” collection with lots of personality… mini folders and skull coasters as well as fun May Arts ribbons.  The kit will be in the store after next Tuesday’s class.  Check it out, it won’t stay in stock for long!! Here’s a little sneek peek of the cover…

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My Monthly Zutter Club is held on the third Tuesday of the month at The Scrapbooker’s Dream, in Tewksbury, MA.  There’s always some kind of fun technique using the Zutter Bind-it-All, and of course fun papers and embellishments… If you’d like to join in the fun, but can’t attend the class check back soon for details of how you can be a part of the club and have your kit shipped to you automatically every month.  As with all of the kits, every project will come to you with elements pre-cut and ready to assemble with full color instructions!!  If you look through the store, you’ll see that many of the kits are actually my monthly Zutter kits!! Most can actually be “Zuttered” for you if you don’t have the BIA machine…  With the auto-ship program, you’ll subscribe to the club, and your kit will ship to you the same week as the class so that you won’t miss any of the fabulous projects… Details coming very soon…

New Mini-Book kit in the Store!!

September 5th, 2009 Julie Ann Posted in Scrapbook Mini-Book Kits, Scrapbook Store Announcements No Comments »

Check out the newest Kit Creations kit… This Way to Fun!

This wonderful kit is a monthly Zutter Club kit by Julie Kelley, and is so much fun to make! The kit includes fabulous Cosmo Cricket patterned papers and cardstock stickers, and is the perfect album to document your summer fun!  Here’s a few extra images so that you can see the close up and insides!! The base of the album is pocket folders that come all folded, punched and bound for you. Click on the thumbnails to view the larger photos.

Inside the “Exploding Box” mini-book Kit

August 29th, 2009 Julie Ann Posted in Scrapbook Mini-Book Kits, Scrapbook Store Announcements No Comments »

Have you seen the Spring Exploding Box mini book kit in the store? Wondering what the inside of this fun little project looks like? Well, take a peek!! The box is created using papers that come pre-scored and ready to assemble. All you will need to complete this project is a pair of sharp scissors, brown ink (optional) wet/dry adhesives, and a stapler (it’s how I attached the ribbon to the little tags). Of course, if you prefer, you can always have it assembled for you, just add the Make it for Me Mini Album to your cart, along with the album kit when you check out!

Here’s a few shots of the inside of the Box!

Don’t forget that you can use the 10% off coupon code that you recieved when you registered for the store for any of the available kits!! If you lost the code, please just contact me and I’ll re-send it to you.

Sneak Peek of the latest kit…

August 11th, 2009 Julie Ann Posted in Scrapbook Mini-Book Kits, Scrapbook Store Announcements, Uncategorized No Comments »

This adorable little mini book will be in the store later this week… It measures approximately 3×4 and is the perfect size for a brag-book or little gift! Want a pretty gift that takes less than an hour to create? Here’s the perfect little book!

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Next week’s Zutter Club project is finished and ready to go!! For my Zutter Ladies, you’ll see it Tuesday evening… Think Summer… Think Cosmo Cricket… Think of better uses for Office Supplies 🙂 It will be posted in the store next Wednesday, so as not to spoil the surprise for Tuesday Night’s Class!

Adhesives

July 31st, 2009 Julie Ann Posted in Scrapbook Mini-Book Kits, Scrapbook Project Kits, Scrapbook Store Announcements No Comments »

I’ve gotten several questions about adhesives, and what I use when I’m making the albums… Well, the short answer is, it depends!  I have several different adhesives that I use, depending on what I’m trying to glue down, and what I’m gluing to…

My main-go-to adhesive is my ATG gun, it’s large, and seems awkward when you look at it, but it’s wonderful when you want to stick paper to paper. It’s fast and SERIOUSLY sticky.  It is essentially 2-sided framing tape, and once it’s down it’s not going anywhere! I have the yellow which uses 1/2 inch tape, and it looks like this:

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When I’m using small letters, or when I have small embellishments that will go through, I still go to to my Xyron 150 (AKA the “X”), but I only use the refill part… I don’t use the actual X anymore, it’s not necessary and I save adhesive when you don’t lose as much on the front and back edges when you use the refill alone.

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My newest favorite adhesive is Zip-Dry… I avoided it for a long time because I couldn’t imagine using a wet-glue on paper projects (I actually use Mod-Podge on lots of projects, but it’s a totally different medium). I thought that it would buckle and do odd things to the paper… But I was at CKC Manchester, and ran into a few friends from the LSS in one of the vendor’s booths, and they had it for a great price… My friends told me that I “had” to try it, so I bought 2 bottles… Now I use it all the time!! It’s become my go-to whenever the ATG is too big (and sometimes when it’s not!).

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So, when you’re looking at the various projects and wondering what adhesive I’ve used, 99.9% of the time, it’s one of these three!

Happy Day Mini-Album Kit

July 26th, 2009 Julie Ann Posted in Scrapbook Mini-Book Kits, Scrapbook Store Announcements No Comments »

Now available in the store… The Happy Day Mini-Album Kit. This fabulous little album is so bright and cheery you will want to document more than one day with it!  From My Mind’s Eye papers, to the little acrylic pocket pages and pretty die cut shapes, this mini-album is sure to work with most occasions!

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Inside each of the acrylic pocket pages is a file folder which includes a place for journaling and a place for a photo, as well as a die cut embellishment! Take a peek at one of the inside pages (taken out of the pocket and opened up)

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The 4 folders come pre-scored, and everything you need to create this project is included!! Just use your favorite adhesives and your own photos and journaling, and you have a project all finished in about an hour! Remember, if you don’t have time to finish it yourself, we can Make it for You! Just remember to add that along with the album in your shopping cart before you check out!

Another Sneak Peek!

July 22nd, 2009 Julie Ann Posted in Scrapbook Mini-Book Kits, Scrapbook Store Announcements, Uncategorized No Comments »

Here’s a little bit of a peek for the newest kit to hit Kit Creations!! This pretty little mini-scrapbook has acrylic pockets and pull-out file folders with plenty of space for journaling and photos inside! Here it is… Available in the store on Friday… Happy Day

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Sneak Peek!!

July 13th, 2009 Julie Ann Posted in Scrapbook Mini-Book Kits, Scrapbook Project Kits, Scrapbook Store Announcements No Comments »

Here’s a little sneak peek of the newest kit to be available in the store this week!! This adorable Exploding Box Mini-Album is a fun project to make, and a great conversation piece!! When you take the cover off, the album “explodes” out and lies flat with 3 inside layers for photos and or journaling… The fabulous My Mind’s Eye papers are so pretty, you can use it for almost any occasion.  The scrapbook mini-album kit comes with everything you need to create the beautiful box!  All the base papers come pre-scored, so all you need to do is assemble and add photos! 

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