Friday, July 30, 2010

They arrived while we were at CHA

earlier in the week......The CUTTLEBUG folders arrived....and they are cute!!

Sets of 4's again, but really cute designs that go with your Cricut cartridges but work for those of us without them.  Drop by to see what else we got in this week while the team was away at CHA.

It's good to be home the waiting begins for the newest arrivals to come......

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Off to the ZOO with you....

 Have you checked out our Zoo section?  We have tons of great papers and embellishments to make your pages come to life.

These will make perfect pages for our little side trip to the Lincoln Park Zoo Monday while we are in Chicago for the big craft trade show C.H.A.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Great Impressions Board

How adorable is this set!!!

We are at CHA, having a GREAT TIME!  
So much to see, so much to do.  Can't wait for the goodies to start arriving at the store.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

LIVE, from CHA!

Finally, some computer time!!

We are half way through the show floor and we are exhausted already.

Lots to see and lots to do.

I did a class with Donna Downey...AWESOME

Loving all the TIm Holtz is EVEN BETTER in person!!

Graphic45, Karen Foster, Sugartree, and more...including the HUGE new SPELLBINDERS Nestabilities.....they are HUGE....really.  Plus a new machine to use them in.....

... we are off to see the Cutlebug goodies and see if we can get a photo with Tim Holtz.

Have fun shopping this week while we are gone.

Teen Talk

How cute would this paper be for a teen page?? 
 American Crafts and Karen Foster Designs.

Just a few more papers I found when wandering around the store last week in preparation for the trip to CHICAGO for the Craft and Hobby Association Trade Show (or CHA).  The show starts today and we are so excited to get in the doors and see the new products up close and personal......Tim Holtz better be ready for us!! 

Monday, July 26, 2010


While we are away at CHA this week we are going to have the items we used for the  FAB 5 projects on sale for 40% off, while supplies last.

Spellbinders Tree

October Afternoon rub-on set

Time Flies stamp set

the GCD patterned paper

My Mind's Eye "Ooh La La: die cut sheet"

Check the display for these items or ask a staff member for the FAB 5 sale items

Once they are gone, they're gone.


Have you seen some of the new stamps we have gotten from STAMPAVIE?  We have a bunch of adorable stamps from this company....and a nice new assortment arrived a few weeks ago.  If you have seen these stamps are used by many of the people sharing their craft online....well, we have them!!

Sunday, July 25, 2010


Our FAB 5 blog post
comment winner is


the prize is waiting for you at the store


Wandering around the store....

....I found this cute paper from Bo-Bunny! I did a little walk through since I have missed several days of deliveries at the store and we are headed to CHA this week.....woohoo, can you say new stuff?

Thursday, July 22, 2010

We R stuff

HALLOWEEN has come....again.  First it was the A*Muse the We R paper and embellies.

Don't forget we have one more day of Fab the links to the right to follow the staff blogs.

Did you know....

The Picture This gang is headed to CHA next week?

What do you want us to see and bring into the store?

Have you been enjoying the sneak peeks at the manufacture sites?

Leave a post with some suggestions for new product or whatever awesome stuff you have seen during the sneak peek week. We want to know what you are excited to see coming into the store.

Don't forget to check with the FAB 5 more day of reveals.

Plus, today is Make & Take Thursday...what will it be today?

Monday, July 19, 2010

FAB 5 week!!

It's that time again....Fab 5 week

Visit the FAB 5


Friday, July 16, 2010


Have you been in this week to sign up to win?

Have you checked out the cool new stamps from A*MUSE for the Holiday 2010 season?

Stay tuned to the blog.... 
the FAB 5 projects start Monday July 19!

Thursday, July 15, 2010


More of those FAB-O stamps from STAMPERS ANONYMOUS have arrived!  Anything Tim Holtz related and we get excited.

Did you know we have a Tim Holtz Technique Class being taught
 by our own Barb P?

Love the Tim Holtz techniques?  You will be learning how to use his vast array of product and get hands-on with so much more. Using techniques from Tim Holtz's "Compendium of Curiosities" book, you will create samples, tags and cards. 

Included in the workshop price will be a packet of instructions for the techniques, a mini mister, Distress embossing ink, 3 foam pads for your blending tool and a pair of disposable gloves. 
Please bring scissors, adhesive, 3-4 rags, ink blending tool. 
We're limited to 8 students, and expect to fill up fast! 
$50 (Barb P)

This is the same fun stuff we learn in class when we go to the Craft Trade Shows
Call Picture This in Eau Claire, WI at 715-830-9555 to sign up.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Sneak Peek Winners

Winners of the door prizes for the
Sneak Peek Party

Sarah S.
Theresa F.
Karen R.
Dawn S.

Saturday, July 10, 2010


Lots of cuteness is in the store with the A*MUSE Holiday 2010 stamps and papers.

Our sneak peek party had fun, prizes and treats!

Friday, July 9, 2010

Designer Challenge Winners

The winners for this months challenge are:

1st Tonya H
2nd Cari J
3rd Elizabeth M

Next months challenge is to do a Summer Theme.
You are free to pick whatever you want as long as the them is summer related.

July 15 is the deadline for this months challenge.

Don't forget the A*MUSE card challenge we have going as well.
Design a card with an A*MUSE stamp and turn in by July 10.

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

A*MUSE contest

Have you turned in your card for the A*Muse contest we are having?

July 10th is the last day for turn in.

All we need is a card created by you with an A*Muse stamp.

is just two days away......are you ready for the sneak peek?
We have been busy creating samples with the new stamps and are ready to show you how cute the new Halloween and Christmas stamps are!!!

Monday, July 5, 2010


The big reveal is just a few days away.

The A*MUSE Holiday 2010 stamps are in the store and under wraps.
You will love seeing how cute these stamps are!!

July 10-17
Sneak peak - July 9

There are less than 30 stores nationwide that are honored to participate, and Picture This is at it for the third year in a row! This means lots of fun and prizes for you, and a chance to purchase the NEW 2010 Fall and Christmas Amuse stamps before anyone else!

Enter to win $100 door prize all week long!

Amuse Card Challenge - Turn in a card featuring any Amuse stamp by July 10, and our customers will vote. The winner will receive $10 in-store credit. Everyone gets their cards back, so be sure to put name and phone # on the back.

Amuse Card Camp - July 13 - 2-3:30 & 5:30-7 -
Come to class and create 5 Amuse cards featuring the new stamps and learn various techniques, hands-on with the COPIC markers, and so much more. Worth every penny! Door prize in each class. $8.50 (Leann)
 *Must pre-register and pre-pay, bring adhesive*

Sunday, July 4, 2010

Happy 4th of July

HAPPY July 4th 
We are CLOSED today 
to celebrate with our families.

We hope you have a safe holiday.

Friday, July 2, 2010

Photos of the new arrivals

These are the latest from CUTTLEBUG....the January releases of the Cut and Emboss!!  Come in the store for a demo on the new'll love it!