Fall is definitely in the air and that means the holidays are just around the corner. It’s time to start working on your holiday cards and gifts. If you looking for a place to work on scrapbooking, cardmaking or other papercrafting projects there are a number of local events coming up:
Snippin Snaps Weekend Crops in Hillsborough
November 12-13, 2010. Schley Grange Hall. Crop from 6:00pm until 12:00 midnight on Friday. Return for a full day of cropping from 9:00am until 5:00pm on Saturday. The early bird price for the full weekend is only $20. This is a no frills crop so plan to bring your own food and drinks. There will be a selection of tools available for you to use and lots of products available for purchase at a great price.
Check out Snippin Snaps online store for discounted prices on new products, staples and special orders. Check out the weekly special “Savory Seasonings Kits” for a great deal on a themed assortment of papers and embellishments.
“ME Time” Day Crops, Mini Retreats & Get-Aways in Greensboro
October 23 and November 6, 2010. Crop from 8:30 am to 7:30 pm for only $20.
November 11, 2010-Veteran’s Day Crop. Crop from 9.00 am to 5:00 pm for only $15.
Each participant at a “ME Time” Crop will have at least 4 feet of cropping space complete with padded chairs, excellent lighting, the use of lots of great tools and many other special extra touches. Call Cheryl at 336-383-6674 to register or for more details.. Don’t delay because crops are limited to only 8 participants and will fill up fast!
Archivers at Triangle Town Center in Raleigh
Friday and Saturday night Scrap Mania crops are held every week. Crop from 5:00pm to 11:00pm. The cost is only $5 but you will receive a $5 merchandise credit to use on the night of the crop, effectively making the crop free. This is a no frills crop and you should reserve your spot ahead of time by phone or while you are in the store.
October 22-23, 2010-Bundle Crop weekend. Crop from 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm and return to crop Saturday from 11:00 am to 11:00 pm. Cost is only $65 for the weekend and includes meals, drinks, prizes and the chance to crop nonstop in the store. Call or stop in the store to sign up for the waiting list!
Stamping and Scrapbooking Room in Greensboro AKA Betty’s
October 29 and November 12, 2010. Friday night crops are held twice per month from 5:00pm to midnight. Cost is $12 and includes pizza, drinks, chocolate and snacks. Call ahead to reserve your spot.
October 23, 2010. Crop all day from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm for only $20. This will be a fun crop with Bingo for prizes, product swaps, demos and special sales. There will a a Tex-Mex-themed potluck for lunch and pizza will be provided for dinner. Call or stop by the store soon and register.
November 25-27-Free Thanksgiving weekend crops. Avoid the Black Friday madness and crop any of these days in the store from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. These are no frills crops and are a great chance to spend time in the store and have access to purchase just what you need to complete your projects. Work on Christmas presents or cards or get caught up on your scrapbooking. Call now to register!
Free Sunday crops every week from 11:00am to 6:00pm. This is a no frills crop, just bring your projects and crop for free in the store.
November 5-6, 2010. Copic Marker Classes. Are you a beginner interested in learning how to use Copic markers or do you already have some and want to improve your techique? There will be multiple classes given at the store by Suzanne J. Dean of the Color Me Creative online training classroom. There will be a beginner class and an advanced class each day. Suzanne is widely known and is one of the best instructors in the use of Copic markers for cardmaking. To register, go online and look for the Greensboro Class link. Registration and payment are done on that site, not thru the store. Enroll now, as these classes are sure to fill up fast!
To see more of my scrapbook and card creations, visit the National Scrapbooking site on echoflam.com where I am part of the Creative Team for GoneScrapbooking.com. You can also visit my blog, gallery and Etsy store.
If you have information on other area crops or events, please send me an e-mail at PatscrapExaminer@gmail.com.