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 Calgary, Alberta, T2H 0X9
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January 15, 2018

Very busy finishing up inventory.
In between tackling some class ideas.

What’s Up Wednesday is back - Jan 24 12:30 to 2:30
Bring an idea/sample/technique to share or work on.
I will share punch techniques so bring some paper.

Please pre-register and let me know what you will share.
This is a FREE social gathering.

Fun Folds with Carole
Create 2 pastel cards using lovely Bo-Bunny paper.
Bring ruler, trimmer, score board, bone folder, pencil, tape, foam dots. Ink pad and sponge tool if you wish to color the edges of your paper.
I include all paper, punches, ribbon, stamps/envelopes.
Wed. Jan. 24th 6-8 pm or Sat. Jan. 27th 9-11 am $21.95


Doreen is working on some awesome ideas!
Tricky techniques with the Punch Board.
Delightful minis – Pop Up boxes – tote bags – card holders…..

Some Valentine theme stamps/dies/punches have arrived.
(sadly- most of the papers will not be released until after CHA)

Some changes to our inventory/stock on hand.
I will be ordering more often but cutting back on the amount of individual items I bring in.
Proceeding with caution on the new releases as well.
Are you excited about anything you see being promoted yet?
Your feedback really helps me make decisions.
Limited quantities will arrive and I am going to post pictures to Facebook immediately.
Many items do sell out before they get on our newsletter.

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January 7, 2018


Paper Pastimes will close at 1 o’clock 
on Fri. Jan. 12 (re-open Sat. 11 to 4:30).


2018 ~ the adventure begins.
May yours be happy, healthy & filled with colorful ~ creative explorations.

I hope this email finds you well. The store is in full chaos at this time. Clearance sale, counting inventory and of course boxes and boxes of new inventory to unpack.

A huge order of punches arrived. Lots of heart shapes.
Tim Holtz Stamp Platform is back in stock!

We also have the zipper pouch and extra magnets.

40% off all red tag items!

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December 24, 2017

Merry Christmas & Safe Travels

Holiday Hours:
Boxing Day - open 11 to 4
Closed New Years’ Day

40% off all red tag items!

More than 100 misc dies.

All House Mouse Stamps.

NUVO Glitter Drops

Dylusions acrylic paints.

All Spellbinders dies & stamps.

Most Penny Black dies.

Over 100 stencils. (assorted sizes)

Assorted paper pads / paper collections.

We are discontinuing all Pergamano tools & templates.

**Limited Time Special!**
Dec. 26, 27, 28, 29 & 30
20% of all paper: open stock, pads, collections.
Includes everything Graphic45, Heartfelt Creations, Prima, BoBunny,
KaiserCraft and all Metallic & Glitter Specialty Cardstock.
FabScraps, Christmas patterns/collections/pads.

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December 14, 2017

Christmas Hours:

Sat. Dec. 23rd 11-4:30
Closed Dec. 24 & 25
Boxing Day - open 11 to 4
Closed New Years Day



Winter 2017 Scrapbook & Cards Magazine arrived.

New Lindys Gang Products have arrived!
starburst ~ flat fabios ~ moon shadows

You Tube : lindys gang Facebook: lindy stamp gang
Pinterest: lindys gang

In stock: an excellent selection of Christmas papers,
dies ~ stamps ~ embossing folders
Brushos: Google Brusho Color Chart ~ the best one I found!

Pre-inventory clearance sale continues thru December.
30% off these discontinued red tag items!

More than 100 misc dies.
All House Mouse Stamps.
NUVO Glitter Drops
Dylusions acrylic paints.
All Spellbinders dies & stamps.
Most Penny Black dies.

Over 100 stencils. (assorted sizes)
Assorted paper pads / paper collections.
We are discontinuing all Pergamano tools & templates.

What’s Up 2018? What would you like to see?

What New Products?_________ All day Workshops_____

Free Demos_____ Retreats______ Show & Share socials_____

Classes?______ Cards______ Mixed Media_____ Books/Journals______

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December 4,2017

The store will close at 2 pm Sat. Dec. 9.

Our family Christmas dinner.


7 Huge boxes just arrived!
storage studios paperholders & dividers
Each one holds approx.. 200 sheets of 12x12.

Vertical Variety Pack: Includes Page Holder,
2 Page Arrangers, 3 Paper Files, write on labels Page Arranger: 4 expanding pockets for 12x12 paper,
embellishments, stickers, rub-ons, scraps and more.

This is the storage file system I have in the store for 12x12 paper.
Many of you ladies have asked me to order them in.
Photos are posted on Facebook. Fabulous gift item!

Pre-inventory clearance sale on now!
All red tag items are discounted #30%
***Get them before they’re gone***
dies ~ stencils ~ stamps ~ & more
Includes all Spellbinders dies and stamps and most Penny Black dies.
More than 50 6x6 stencils.

Our final restock of Christmas papers ~ dies ~ stamps embossing folders arrived this week.

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November 20, 2017

JUST IN:
Quilling: display completely re-stocked

HeartfeltCreations: New White foam paper

HeartfeltCreations: StacknStore daubers

Jewel Picker Tool

Restocked
origami paper packs….

Restocked the lovely
square-deal greeting cards from JPP

(10 Japanese linen cards with envelopes and liner papers!)

New Christmas papers ~ dies ~ stamps

embossing folders will be available this week.

Black Friday Promos – Nov. 21 to Nov. 25
20% off: the following products

Stencils:
Distress Ink Pads (not oxides)
Distress re-inkers
Taylored Expressions stamps
House Mouse stamps…
All red tag items are discontinued: 20% discount!

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November 6, 2017

**Store Hours Nov. 11 ~ 11 to 2**

**Tool Sale ~ 20% off these items**
(stock on hand only) FINAL SALE ITEMS

Spellbinders Platinum 6 (3 only)

Sizzix Big Shot (1 only)

Cuttlebug replacement *A* plate

Rolling Tote (1 only)

All paper trimmers

All remaining trimmer blades

WR envelope punch board (3 only)

Miscellaneous *red tag* discontinued items…

(watch for *red tag items* around the store)

House Mouse stamps…now 30% off

Christmas is a Coming……..

A huge re-stock of dies / stamps just arrived.

Restocking embossing folders

New 12x12 Christmas Pattern Paper

Kaiser ~ American Crafts ~ Graphic45

Did You Know?

American Crafts now owns BoBunny, Crate Paper,

Pebbles, Vicki Boutin Mixed Media, Heidi Swapp,

WeR Memory Keepers, 1 Canoe2,

Bazzill Basics, Pink Paislee and more…….


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November 2, 2017

**Store Hours Nov. 11 ~ 11 to 2**

Christmas is a Coming……..
Christmas Collection Packs
Kaiser ~ BoBunny ~ Graphic45
Hot Off The Press
Paper ~ Stamps ~ Dies ~ Stencils
Embossing Folders

I unpacked 11 boxes this week.
A huge re-stock of dies / stamps arrives Sat.

Watch Facebook for the newest arrivals.

This Weeks Promo Products!
20% off Penny Black cling mount stamps.
20% off graphic45 seasons collection.
20% off all house mouse stamps.
20% off WR Envelope board.
40% of *Selected* Els stamp and die sets.

Questions? Carole 403-255-8731

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October 16, 2017

Thanks ladies for the cards donated so far for Seniors Secret Service

Wed. Oct 25 and Thurs. Oct 26 we are having a get together to sort the cards and

assure they have suitable greetings and envelopes. Still need guy cards of course.

Extra hands lighten the work load. 11 to 4 both days. Thanks, C

Jade’s Mixed Media Workshop
Jade’s workshop feature’s her watercolor background techniques decorated with stamps, stencils and a hand cut mask ( Jade shares some).
Explore spritzing, spraying, sponging, stamping, painting & white pen work.
Play in your art journal or create gorgeous canvas art. Samples and supply list are on Facebook. Phone me with your email and I will forward pictures and supply list to you. Carole 403-255-8731 
Bring snack/ lunch /camera. Wear play clothes.
Sun. Oct. 22nd 10 am to 3 pm $49.95 5 hour workshop

Doreen’s class is sold out for both of these dates. Oct. 21 or Oct.28
These classes start promptly at 12:30 and last approx. 2.5 hrs.
Bring your camera and note book.
Phone me with your email and I will send pictures to you. 402-255-8731
Check the CLASS page for your supply list for the Z-Fold cards: Oct 21 or Oct 28

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October 1, 2017

Happy October everyone.

Question: do you love making cards and perhaps have some extras on hand?
seniors secret service needs birthday cards.
SeniorsSecretService.com

This incredible organization provides birthday cards/gift bags to more than 3000 needy seniors a year. Dozens of dedicated volunteers meet at a warehouse several times a year to assemble the bags and make deliveries to our isolated seniors.

paper pastimes will be accepting card donations at:
#5~7640 Fairmount Dr. SE YYC
Cards w/envelopes for gentlemen and ladies please.

Thanksgiving Sale on Now!
Bins and Bins of discontinued items.
These items must go! We need the space!

Buy $25 or more of sale priced items: A further 25% off the total

*Selected stamp and die sets 25%*

New stock getting unpacked every day!

Watch Facebook for the newest arrivals

Doreen shares fun folds ~ $22.95
Some fussy cutting / coloring may be involved.
Please bring measuring and scoring tools.
(ruler & bone folder or score board)
Paper trimmer ~ Pencil ~ scissors ~ tape ~ foam dots
Classes start promptly @ 12:30 (approx.. 2.5 hrs)
Sat. Oct. 21st 12:30 ~ Z Folds (2 Xmas cards)) (sold out)
New date added: Sat. Oct. 28t 12:30 (approx.. 2.5 hrs)

Jade’s Mixed Media Workshop 
Jade teaches this very popular workshop a 2nd time.
See sample pictures on Facebook
When you register I will email you a supply list.
Sun. Oct. 22nd 10 to 3 $49.95 only 3 seats left

Questions? Carole 403-255-8731

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A little update on Art Waves West in Olds.

So happy we participated. A million thanks Sylvia.
The event was more like a fabulous retreat: beautiful rooms,
excellent food, refreshment / rest area next to the show floor.
Sylvia and I took 3 delightful 1 hour *cash & carry*classes.
Wow! What an awesome idea these are. Fab teachers!
Our products were well received. All the artists / vendors
are so kind and helpful. They all pitched in to look after each
others booths when that artist was teaching at the college.
Everyone included us just like part of the group.
They were excited about our products / demos.
Thanks so much Julia for helping us pack up on Saturday.
Too much fun!!! Can’t wait for the May event.



Now back to work!

This week will be spent getting boxes & boxes unpacked.
We took lots of **new** inventory to Olds so we must unpack
the extra inventory we brought home.

Boxes of inventory that arrived before Art Waves
still needs to sorted, priced and added to our inventory.

Doreen only has 1 seat left in her class for Sat. See below.

What’s Up Wednesday? Free

A show & share activity. Mostly cards or mini albums
Stamping, coloring, die cutting, fun folds, stitching,
Please pre-register. What will you share?
Wed. Sept. 27 - 12:30 to 2:30

Doreen is teaching 2 card classes $22.95 per class
Doreen shares fun folds in both these classes.
Some fussy cutting is involved.
Please bring measuring and scoring tools.
ruler & bone folder or score board)
Pencil & eraser ~ scissors ~ tape ~ foam dots
You will use these items in both classes.
Classes start promptly @ 12:30 (last approx. 2.5 to 3 hrs)

Sat. Sept. 30: Concertina Folds (all occasion) 1 seat left

Sat. Oct. 21: Z Folds (both Xmas themes)

Jade’s Mixed Media Workshop 
Jade teaches this very popular workshop a 2nd time.
I will post sample pictures on Facebook and on our website.
When you register I will email you a supply list.
Sun. Oct. 22nd 10 to 3 $49.95 3 seats left

Questions? Carole 403-255-8731 

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September 14, 2017

Come shop in our parking lot Sun. Sept. 17.
Karen, owner of Southern Ridge Die Cuts will have her trailer open for you from
10:30 to 12:30 on Sun. Sept. 17

The store will be open from 10 am to 2pm.

New and Restock this week

tim holtz stamp press tote bag & magnets

neuvo mousse: 12 colors

penny black clear stamp sets

lawn fawn new paper collections & pads

Restock: many lawn fawn stamp sets

neuvo glitter pens

clear glitter from several companies

We will be *Closed* Sept. 21/22/23
We are travelling to Olds to participate in Art Waves West
Classes / Info
www.c2cevents.com

What’s Up Wednesday’s – 4th Wed each month free
A show&share activity. Mostly cards or mini albums
Stamping, coloring, die cutting, fun folds, stitching,
Please pre-register. What will you share?

Sept. 27, Oct. 25, Nov. 22nd 12:30 to 2:30

Doreen has designed 2 new card classes $22.95 per class
Doreen shares fun folds in both these classes.
Classes start at 12:30 (approx. 2.5 to 3 hrs)

Sat. Sept. 30: Concertina Folds (all occasion)

Sat. Oct. 21: Z Folds (both Xmas designs)


Jade’s Mixed Media Workshop 
Jade teaches this very popular workshop a 2nd time.
Sun. Oct. 22nd 10 to 3 $49.95


Questions? Carole 403-255-8731

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