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Tuesday, February 3, 2015

February – A Month of Fun at S.H.E.A


It’s official, Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow yesterday, and we are in for six more weeks of Winter.  Although that may not be the news we wanted to hear, there is some good news too.  The good news is Scrappin’ Happily Ever After’s new store and class schedule is a big hit.  With all those cold and blustery days in store for us, we will have no problems filling our time with a variety of crafting classes, workshops, and stocking up on crafting products at S.H.E.A!  
 
January Recap
The January classes were well attended and all of the classes in were full or near full of participants.  Class participants learned how to navigate their way around their Silhouette software, created some vinyl and card projects, made layouts, and more.



February Fun
Ivy has many more classes planned out for February, including more Silhouette skills and project classes, one on one Silhouette classes with Ivy, another scrapbook page layout, and some card classes too.  With class sizes being kept small, make sure you take a look at the calendar and call Ivy to register for the classes you want to participate in before they fill up.    
You will see a new event on the February calendar – The Homeschoolers and Mom’s Morning Out on Wedneday, February 25th. This is a great morning out to connect with other home schooled children and Moms! Bring the kiddos! Coffee and tools will be supplied to work on their craft projects for school/play.  Punches, dies & paper cutting machines will be on hand to help assist you in your child's studies.  You may decide to use today to let the kids craft while you connect with other Moms! We have free Wi-Fi, craft rooms with tables and chairs, non-consumable tools for use and offer many supplies available for purchase.  All are welcome but pre-registration is required.  Cost is just $5 per person.  Call Ivy if you have questions, and to pre-register for your spots.  (Note: This is not a drop off service. Children must have an adult attend with them.)

There are also some regular monthly S.H.E.A events on the calendar including the Not Project Life classes and the super fun Crop Day.  The February Crop Day will be on Saturday, February 21st from 10am – 10pm (stay all day, or if not come for a while, what ever works best for you).  If you have not yet attended one of S.H.E.A’s crop days, give it a try.  It is a fantastic way to get some time devoted specifically to the crafting projects you want to work on.  It is also a great way to connect with other crafters, whether it be scrapbooking, card making, home d├ęcor, working with mixed media, practicing and playing with your die cutting machine, and more. There are more details for all events and classes on the calendar.  Make sure to call Ivy and register for your spots! 



Cameo Club News
For those S.H.E.A customers that are part of the Cameo Club, if you have not taken a peek at the February calendar yet, log on now and check out the great deal days for February.   The first Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of the month are Cameo Club VIP days.  What does that mean?  It means amazing deals and offers for Cameo Club members.  In addition to getting sign up preference on all Silhouette classes for the next month, there are also great sales on products and project materials (not just Silhouette materials, more info below).    
So on 2/4, 2/5, and 2/6 Cameo Club members will be able to register early for the March Silhouette classes before registration opens to everyone.  Make sure to check out the March calendar (she is working on it as I type) and give Ivy a call to register.

What sort of sales will Cameo Club members have access to on these VIP days you ask? 
Wednesday, February 4th: Cameo Club Members - Take 20% off your Silhouette purchases OR 15% off your entire store purchases (Excludes the purchase of a new silhouette machine. Some additional exclusions apply.)

Thursday, February 5th: Vinyl regularly priced at $2.99 for a 12’X24' roll is half price for Cameo Club Members today!  Just $1.50 per roll (Limit 15 rolls). 

Friday, February 6th: HTV regularly priced at $9.99 for a 12'X15' sheet is $6.99 for Cameo Club Members today!  No Limit!

If you cannot make it into the store on the day of the sale, you can call and order/pay over the phone during store hours, then pick up your purchase on another day. 

New Color of the Month by Tim Holtz

One last thing to announce before we wrap up.  Have you heard of the new Tim Holtz Distress Color of the Month series for 2015?  If not, check out the Color of the Month for January.  It is called Cracked Pistachio, and it is a beautiful color that is both modern and retro at the same time. 

Each month, Tim Holtz will be releasing a limited supply of that month’s new color.  There are several products in the same color including an ink pad, re-inker, marker, stain, paint, and spray stain. With these great new colors, there will also be a new “club” at S.H.E.A that you can join.  If you are interested in the Tim Holtz Color of the Month Club, give Ivy a call.  The details are still being worked out, but for those that commit to the monthly club, you will be guaranteed to get your products before they become available to others (remember there is limited availability of these products each month).  There will be discounts on the products, as well as workshops and classes using the new colors and Tim Holtz products.  Doesn’t that sound fun?  Also, if you have not seen the other new Tim Holtz product – the mini 1” square ink pads, they are adorable….and some are in stock at S.H.E.A now.   

Happy February everyone.