Scrappin’ Soul Sisters Where New Ideas Are Always in Bloom! 7 Perley St. Concord, NH (Located In The Red American Legion Building) (603) 717-7136 www.scrappinsoulsisters.com Email: email@example.com Business Hours: Sunday Closed Monday–Wednesday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Thursday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM (New Store Hours for Thursday) Friday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM (unless crop is scheduled, open until midnight) Saturday 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM* *PLEASE NOTE THAT STARTING SATURDAY, JUNE 5TH WE WILL BE CLOSING SATURDAYS AT 3:00PM FOR THE SUMMER April 2010 Newsletter NATIONAL SCRAPBOOKING DAY - CROP-A LOT-CELEBRATION Saturday, May 1st is a day to honor all scrapbookers. Reserve your spot in our crop room for the 14 hour crop till you drop celebration. Or better yet, join us on Friday night for our special Tea Time Crop with Judy Elliott the Tea Lady. Friday night crop spot is $16.00 and includes dinner and special tea time etiquette all while you scrapbook. On Saturday morning starting at 8:00 AM the doors will open and you can crop all day and into the evening. The event will end at 10:00 PM. The cost for Saturday is $10.00, however if you purchase $25.00 in scrapbooking supplies from the store, your crop is free! No food will be provided, however we have many area restaurants that are close by or deliver. No time to crop? That is alright, the celebration is still yours to enjoy. Stop by the store to be entered into a raffle at the end of the day. The gift basket will be packed with fun and exciting items for you to enjoy. For every $10 that you spend you will receive a ticket to be entered into the basket. The store will also be hosting special sales that day to assist you with stocking up on needed supplies. SHOP HOP – New Hampshire Scrapbooking Stores Scrappin’ Soul Sisters is pleased to announce the third annual Shop Hop with New Hampshire Independent Scrapbooking Stores. During the month of April, Independent Scrapbooking stores are teaming up to offer you a shopping extravaganza! Passports will be available for sale at Wholly Scrap!, Scrapbook Island, Scrappin’ Soul Sisters, Stamped Designs, Generations of Memories, NH Scrapbook Cabin, Stamping Memories, Talk, Paper, Scissors, Wingdoodle, Frugal Scrapper, and The Blackberry Patch to purchase for $5.00 each. What does the passport get you? It will provide you with special sales at each of these participating stores as well as a chance to win gift certificates to each of the stores once your passport has been stamped and completed at each store visited. It’s a shopping adventure you don’t want to miss! Passports are on sale at these locations now. QUICKUTZ CLUB 2010! Do you love quickutz? Join President Patti as she instructs you monthly as you make a unique and fun project using one of the most popular dies on the market. The club is a six-month commitment and you receive many perks for being a club member. The cost of membership is $66.00 ($11.00 per month) and that includes your monthly project kit, free crop after the meeting has ended, a free 2 x 2 club die each month, 30% off all single and double shape dies, 20% off all alphabets and 15% off 4 x 4 and border dies. A free Friday night crop certificate ($12.00 value). You will also get a sneak peak at the new releases, which come out monthly. Meetings are scheduled the last Saturday Of the month 10:30AM – 12:30 PM. Remaining Meeting dates are: April 17, May 22, June 26 and July 31. If you’re unable to make a meeting, the kit will be held for you to complete on your own time. STAMP LOVERS Do you love to stamp? Make cards; incorporate stamping on your scrapbook pages? Here is your chance to be the “buyer”. What does that mean? You can peruse our catalogs; purchase the stamps you want, we will order them for you. Prepayment is required. This is a unique way to collect all the new stamps that are coming out from the manufacturers and pick the ones YOU want for your projects. Leave yourself plenty of time as we have many catalogs for you to look through. SCRAPPIN’ SOUL SISTER’S SORRORITY – New Date – Starting in April! Join the Alpha Beta Scrapper’s Society of Soul Sisters. We will meet once a month on the last Thursday of each month starting in April and going through September. Instructor’s Deb, Patti and Gayleen will lead the Sorority where you will make a special project each month. This is a six-month commitment and at the start of the Sorority, as part of your membership fee, you will receive a T-Shirt with our name for wearing to club meetings. The monthly cost is $25.00 per month (payable in two installments.) The first project is currently under way. At the start of the club a project list will be provided. Note: only a few spots remain! Meeting time is: 6:30pm-8:30pm KIT OF THE MONTH CLUB The kit of the month club is an on going club where enrollment is open for new members. In each of our kits you will receive TONS of product and supplies to create a multitude of scrapbooking pages. You can sign up as a 3-month club member or a 6-month club member. The 3-month club rate is $25.00 per month and the 6-month club rate is $20.00 per month. As a club member you will also be entitled to other club benefits. Comment from a club member "Wow, these kits are beautiful and very versatile. I am excited each month as I open my kit to see all the goodies inside!" FREQUENT BUYER PURCHASE PROGRAM When you purchase non-sale items you receive a $5.00 punch on your frequent purchase card for every $5.00 you spend. Once full, on your next visit, you will receive $20.00 off your next visit. Write your name, email address and phone number on the back of the card. You will automatically be entered into our next Frequent Buyer Card Appreciation Night for special sales, prizes and appreciation for shopping with us. Frequent buyer cards are not punched on Quickutz products, sale items, classes, crops or gift certificate purchases. INVITATIONS FOR SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS Are you looking for a unique way to announce your special event? Schedule an appointment with Jackie and she will share with you some of the creations that Brides to Be and others have created for their special day. This is a cost effective way to create your own invitations while having fun with your bridesmaids and friends while choosing the colors of cardstock embellishments that work with your color scheme. TEACHER’S and EDUCATIONAL PERSONNEL Have you wanted to create a unique and special bulletin board for your students or classroom? We have the Accu-Cut Die Cutting Machine that will assist with creating unique dies and letters. Purchase your paper and supplies from us and receive 10% off purchases with proof of school ID. You will be able to use the Accu Cut machine for free. FUNDRAISER Are you a non-profit group or club? Need a new idea for fundraising? How about a scrapbooking fundraiser? We have two large classrooms; die cutting machines for your use as well as tools and plenty of space to spread out. You can promote your fundraiser and crop for your organization. We will provide you with a percentage of the sales for your organization. Contact Deb for more information. CARD SWAP CLUB April Card Theme is Spring has Sprung!, Due April 27th for pick up May 4. May Card Theme is Graduation Cards due on May 25th for pick up on June 1st. June Card Theme is Summertime, July Card Theme is Thank You, August Card Theme is Fall Is In The Air, September Card Theme is Halloween Rules for the swap 1. You need to make the exact same card 8 times. You will receive your card back along with 7 other different cards. 2. Size of the cards should be 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches. (This is an A4 size card) No need to supply envelopes unless you want to. 3. Bazzill cardstock is best; you can use heavy cardstock also if you wish. 4. Please embellish each card front at least twice. DO NOT use stickers as embellishments. Patterned paper does not count as an embellishment. Also all supplies need to be acid free. 5. Please DO NOT use your own handwriting on the cards. Computer, stamps, etc. are all OK for the words. 6. There is no need to fill the inside of the card unless you want to. Blanks are OK. 7. Please bring your completed cards to SSS in a ziploc bag with your name written on it. IT’S YOUR DAY CELEBRATION! Show us you’re ID during your birthday week (Sunday – Saturday) and take 20% off your entire purchase (one time only). This excludes Quickutz, Sale Items, Classes, Crops, and Gift Certificates. Happy Birthday to YOU! The frequent buyer card will not be stamped or redeemed and this promotion may not be combined with any other discount. JULIE’S IMPRINTING SERVICES If you’re looking for unique and personalized gift ideas, check out Julie Biehl's website at www.juliesimprinting.com. If you’re planning a party, ask Julie about personalized napkins or favor ideas. Julie is able to imprint on frames, albums and so much more. Contact Julie for upcoming celebrations and unique hostess gifts/ideas. CROPS, CLUBS & CLASSES Please note our policy for classes and crops: Payment is due at time of registration. If you’re unable to attend the class or crop you will receive credit for a future class or crop as long as you cancel within a 48- hour period. We reserve the right to cancel a class if less than two people are signed up to attend. Class participants will receive 10% off purchases the day/night of their class. Friday Night Crop – Til’ You Drop! 6:00PM – 12:00 AM Dinner included! $12.00 April 16 and 23 No workspace at home? Enjoy scrapbooking with a friend or meet new scrapbookers? Our two classrooms are complete with punches, tools, idea books and die cutting machines. Our classrooms are well-lit and comfortable adjustable chairs. Bring your project and supplies and get caught up on your pages. Please call ahead to reserve your seat. Friday Night Tea Crop – Til’ You Drop! 6:00PM – 12:00 AM Dinner included! $16.00 April 30 This special crop only happens once a year. Join Judy Elliott the tea lady as she shares with you the etiquette of tea with all the royal fixings. You will be able to scrap and enjoy a ladies tea party with lots of laughter, food and of course tea. A few spots remain for this crop so call today to reserve your spot. National Scrapbooking Day - Crop A lot!! 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM Saturday May 1 Saturday, May 1st is a day to honor all scrapbookers. Reserve your spot in our crop room for the 14 hour crop till you drop celebration. Saturday morning starting at 8:00 AM the doors will open and you can crop all day and into the evening. The event will end at 10:00 PM. The cost for Saturday is $10.00, however if you purchase $25.00 in scrapbooking supplies from the store, your crop is free! No food will be provided, however we have many area restaurants that are close by or deliver. Tuesday Free Croppin’ Time 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Free Here’s your time to enjoy the quiet and work on your scrap booking or card projects. It’s your time to come on in, relax and play!! Please Note: Our classroom fee also includes the use of the Cricut Expression die cutting system. We will provide the machine, blades and cartridges. We request that you bring or purchase your own mat for your use. Note: no crop on Tuesday March 16th Spring Card Tote with Cards Thursday April 22 6:30 – 8:30 PM $20.00 Join Judy and Jackie as they instruct you how to make this adorable paper tote along with five cards to give or keep. Instructions will be provided. A great gift idea; just in time for Mother's Day or to give to your child's special teacher. White Work Parchment Card/Technique Class - Second Class Added! Saturday April 24 11:00AM – 1:00 PM $25.00 This class was so popular in March, Carol has agreed to offer a second class incorporating the basic techniques and adding a little more intermediate technique for those that have taken the first class. Space is limited to the first six registrants. This class will demonstrate techniques that are both beautiful and elegant. You will be provided with the tools needed to create and design your own layout that can be used on a card or scrapbook page. The class will develop into a series of classes that will continue to teach you new techniques that are versatile for your paper crafting projects. Open Workroom Do you need more room to work? When the schedule is open, crop for $1.00 an hour. Call to check for availability. Please, no children under the age of twelve. Private Gatherings Use our workrooms for your private events – birthday parties, girl scouts, mom’s clubs and more. We can assist you in planning your event. Costs vary. For more information, give us a call or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also plan your own crop with friends!