Monday, December 28, 2009

Have a Scrapagaza Gift Certificate???

Cindy does!!!
Come in on a Monday with your Scrapaganza Shopping bag, and your gift certificate money will stretch FURTHER!!!
Monday is Shopping Spree Day-10 % your ENTIRE purchase when you bring your Scrapaganza Shopping bag!!!

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Merry Christmas from your friends at Scrapaganza!!

From everyone at Scrapaganza!!
For a wonderful year of creativity, and friendship, patronage and FUN!!
It is the customers of Scrapaganza that make it ALL worth it!
We appreciate YOU!!!
And we hope to see you next year as we unveil new ideas for creativity, and continue to offer service with a smile!!
We love what we do, and we hope it shows!
We hope each of our customers has a Merry Christmas and a wonderful Holiday Season!!
Again, thank you!!

In the New Year, LET LOOSE, and have some fun!!

40% off one item with your Scrapaganza Shopping Bag!!
Buy 1 Get 1 Half Off All Albums!!

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

12 Days of Christmas Sale: Jolee's DEEPLY DISCOUNTED!

"On the 11th Day of Christmas, Scrapaganza Gave to Me..."

30% off ALL Jolee's!!
We have the LARGEST Jolee's in the area, many not available at any other local store!!
So come in and SAVE!!!!

Monday, December 21, 2009

12 Days of Christmas Sale: FREE CARDSTOCK!!

"On the 10th Day of Christmas, Scrapaganza Gave to Me..."
Buy four sheets of card stock, get one FREE!!!!!

Stock up ladies and gentleman!! Ya always need cardstock!!

Don't know what your working on next??
There is ALWAYS kraft, black, white and cream!
And the sale includes "glazed" (embossed images) and die cuts!
Buy four of those and get the 5th free too!!!!

AND today is SHOPPING BAG DAY!!!!!
10% off your ENTIRE purchase with you Scrapaganza SHOPPING BAG!!!
(excluding classes, and Slice Products)
Just FOUR shopping days left before Christmas!!!

Sunday, December 20, 2009

12 Days of Christmas Sale: American Crafts Ribbon!!!

"On the 9th Day of Christmas, Scrapaganza Gave to Me..."Buy one American Crafts spool of ribbon, get one FREE!!

We have the BEST selection of American Crafts Ribbon!
(This is only about 3 boxes of about 10 we have to choose from!!)
Every season, holiday, event, and SO much multi purpose!!

Stripes, polka dots, themed, stars, birds, candy... you name it!

This is FANTASTIC ribbon, at a FANTASTIC price!!!
Come and stock up!!

Saturday, December 19, 2009

Wanna win a FREE Private Crop??

"On the 8th Day of Christmas, Scrapaganza Gave to Me..."

Spend just $20, and be entered in a prize drawing for a private crop for you and 23 of your scrapbooking/crafty friends!!!Don't miss out on this chance!!

Wanna be entered to win a $100 gift certificate for Scrapaganza??
Make us a handmade ornament for a chance to WIN!!
Winner to be drawn on Christmas Eve!!

Friday, December 18, 2009


"On the seventh day of Christmas, Scrapaganza gave to me..."

That's right! Any purchase you make, you get DOUBLE STAMPS ON YOUR SCRAPAGANZA stamps card!!

That means that you are THAT much closer to $15 that you can spend on ANYTHING!

Nowhere but Scrapaganza do you get to use your stamps on classes, OR kits, OR any product AND you receive stamps on SALE DAYS for the amount you pay!!!

Doing all WE can to make your money go further!!!

So come in and enjoy the seventh day of Christmas during the 12 Days of Christmas Sale!!!!

(Tomorrow-spend $20 and be entered to win a private crop for you and up to 23 of your friends!!!!)

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

12 Days of CHristmas SALE-DAY 5!!

"On the 5th Day of Christmas, Scrapaganza gave to me..."THICKERS!!! Buy one get one HALF OFF!!!!

AHHHHH!!!!! COme in early for the best selection!!!!

Monday, December 14, 2009

DAY FOUR-12 Days of Christmas SALE!!

"On the 12th day of Christmas Scrapaganza gave to me..."All Printed Paper 25% off!!

We have THE largest selection of printed paper in the area!
You don't want to miss this opportunity to STOCK UP!!!

Want to plan ahead? Click here to see what is coming in the days ahead!!

Looking for Christmas and Holiday layout, project and card ideas?
Don't forget Scrapaganza carries Scrapbook Trends, Handmade, Cards, and Scrapbooks Etc.!
Featured in the December Scrapbook Trends is Design Diva Penny-a regular to the publication!
It's always exciting to see one of our own published! So be sure to come by and pick up your copy, and give Penny a high-five!!

No time to create your own?
We have SEVERAL layout kits available to choose from, kitted up and ready to go!
Always fashionable AND affordable!!

See ya soon!!!

DAY THREE-12 Days of Christmas SALE!

"On the third day of Christmas, Scrapaganza gave to me..."

All Clear Stamps and Stamping Accessories 25% off!!

Sunday, December 13, 2009

12 Days of Christmas DAY 2!!

"On the second day of Christmas, Scrapaganza gave to me..."Buy one get one punch HALF OFF!!

We are open 1pm-5pm on Sunday!!

Wanna plan ahead?
Click the link on the upper right hand side o this blog to view our newsletter, anc check out the sales to come in the following days!!

Saturday, December 12, 2009

12 Tags of Christmas-Day 12-FINAL DAY!


Which tag was your favorite??
(if you haven't been watching, just scroll down, OR visit Tim's Blog)
Did you try any of the techniques??
What technique are you PLANNING on trying?

I have to say, my favorite is the Santa tag (with the vintage photo's) and today's.
I SO want to make those flowers!!! I even have that die!!

Post ANY project that was inspired by a tag, OR a technique you used that was highlighted during the 12 Tags of Christmas, and you will be entered in a PRIZE DRAWING!!

Just a little Tim Holtz something-something! :)

Enter by Friday, December 18th at midnight, either by posting a link to your blog or gallery entry here, OR emailing your entry to!!

We would love to see what techniques inspired you!
If you want to TRY a technique and want some help, come by the store, we would be happy to help you!!!

12 days of Christmas SALE Begins TODAY!!!

Check out ALL the great deals coming in the next 12 days at Scrapaganza!!
(Click on link above)
Can you BELIEVE???

Time to stock up!!


Spend $45 get a Scrapaganza reusable bag!! AND get your 40% off one item with that bag INSTANTLY!
Already have a bag? Come get YOUR 40% off one item!!
(excluding Slice products and classes)


Friday, December 11, 2009

12 Tags of Christmas-Day 11

It's almost over girls!
Anyone actually doing the tags with him??
I am dying to see how many entries there in the final prize set aside for those that are playing along!
Imaginisce Design Team Member Penny is LOVIN' the use of the I-Top!
(Yes, I am talking about myself in the third person... weird. :) )
You can try out the I-Top tomorrow if you take my class-Christmas Layouts! :)

And speaking of classes, how about trying your hand at making some UTEE creations?
Now Deb Meyer brought in some STUNNING creations. She took my CLEAR UTEE class, and we are using COLOR UTEE tomorrow, but regardless, I wanted to share where she went with her UTEE skill!
She shared that she really has had fun creating with UTEE since my class...
Here are some examples of color creations... the combos and jewelry options are endless!
She shared that she really has had fun creating with UTEE since my class...

You would NOT believe how EASY it is!
You have some UTEE and a melting pot, and BOY will the creativity flow! :)
I just betcha!
So join me tomorrow if you'd like! We have room for a couple more!

Thursday, December 10, 2009

12 Tags of Christmas-Day 10 AND Customer Highlights!!

Does this remind you of a visit from Linda Cain a few months back?
It should!Get your metal at Scrapaganza! We have this embossing tool too!

What a fantastic tag!!!

Customer Highlight!!

How about we highlight a CLASS worth of creativity?
Design Diva Alisa held the first of two "Charming Vintage Necklace" classses-and BOY where the creative juices flowing!!

Check these out!

Some of the ladies decided to go with a Christmas theme...
And others went with more general themes...
This student even managed to use her extra chain to finish a bracelet in class too!!
These are the necklaces I managed to nab before they went out the door! :)

Want YOUR chance to create a necklace like these??
Sign up for Charming Vintage Necklace next Wednesday, December 16th from 5:30pm-8pm!!
Just $25!!
You don't even have to brave the weather!
Call and sign up over the phone at 563-391-0099!!
See ya there!!

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Scrapaganza Closing Early

Kelly and I have decided that the weather is just too bad to ask anyone to come to class or shop today. And we need to get Kari and Megan back into their warm, safe homes! So, tonight's December Card Class will be moved to next Monday, December 14 from 5:30pm-7:30pm and we will be closing at 2:30pm today. We will reopen Thursday, December 10th at 9am and will be ready for Not Your Ordinary Book Club at 9:30am! Stay warm and safe!

Thank you!

12 Tags of Christmas-Day 9

This just might be my FAVORITE tag so far!
When we get through the 12 days, I will ask you which is YOUR favorite tag!!!

Tim shares these vintage images on his website today too!!
Don't forget to enter to win!!


Scrapaganza will be opened even if schools are closed-
UNLESS Northpark Mall and the public bus line is closed, then we will be closed also!

Upon checking this morning, Northpark Mall IS open, so we will be open also!

Thank you!!

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

12 Days of Christmas Tags-Day 8 AND This week at Scrapaganza!!

Buckle your seat belts!
They don't get less FULL of techniques!!
Click on the tags picture to head on over to Tim's blog, for a chance to WIN!!!
Almost 3000 comments just today!

TOMORROW, December 9th 5:30pm-7:30pm
AND Friday 10am-12noon
December Card Class with Nancy Pinkston!!
A collection of winter wonderland creations!
You make two of each of four designs!!
Keep one and give one away, or give all EIGHT away-but what a better way to stay in touch, but with handmade cards!!
And on Saturday...
We have THREE fantastic classes to choose from!

Start the day with the BEST deal EVER!
*Make 12 handmade custom gift tags for just $15!!!
You won't find a more attractive deal!
*Then, join Design Diva and Ranger Educator Penny Smith for Color UTEE Pendants!
Make at LEAST 3 pendants in class!!
If you have a Suze/Rnager Melting Pot, bring it along (with your craft mat) otherwise, share mat and melting pot with a table mate, and just come and have fun CREATING!!!
You'll learn several different techniques to making pendants with UTEE!!

*THEN, stay with Penny as she teaches three one page layouts for Christmas!!
Use the I-Top by Imaginisce to make custom brads, and create with American Crafts papers!!!
Have layouts READY for your Holiday pictures!!

And don't forget!
*There are Crop-aganza's THIS Friday AND next Friday from 6pm=12midnight, no extra charge for coming early!!!
Just $5 for 15% off your entire purchase, a snack, and a soda! Come get those Christmas gifts DONE!!

Come join us!
Call today!

Monday, December 7, 2009

12 Tags of Christmas-Day 7

If THIS tag doesn't put you in the mood for Christmas!!

(Click on the tag to go to this tags instructions!!)
So very cheerful!!

Don't forget! Enter your name in Tim's comments to WIN!!!

And if your doing the tags, you'll be entered in a chance to win a HUGE prize!!

How can you win at SCRAPAGANZA???

1) Bring in a handmade ornament to display on our tree, and your entered to win a $100 prize package IN a Scrapaganza shopping bag, which allows you discounts throughout the month!
(You can buy a bag for just $10, and be eligible for 10% off your entire purchase on Monday's AND 40% off one item when announced during the month!!)


2)bring in a unwrapped new toy for Toys for Tots,
and be entered in a drawing for a $100 gift certificate at Scrapaganza!!!!

12 Tags of Christmas-Day 6

Can you BELIEVE this tag???

Do you have any of these supplies and haven't tried the technique?
Did you know, that it doesn't matter WHERE you buy a supply, if your having trouble with it, we'll help you out at Scrapaganza!!

So don't let those supplies just sit! Bring it in! We'll help you out!!!

Saturday, December 5, 2009

12 Days of Christmas Tags-Day5

Are you wondering yet what he could POSSIBLY come up with for the remaining 7 days?

Don't forget you can apply these techniques to card making, mini-books, and layouts too!

Only limited by your imagination!

Or make the tags and use them on any mentioned above!

Scrapaganza sells card bases and envelope sets, and lots of mini-book options!
(Click on the tag to go to this tags instructions, and if you comment the same day, you have a chance to WIN!!)

See ya tomorrow!!

Friday, December 4, 2009

Day of Creativity TOMORROW!!!

A FREE card!
A two page layout for just $9.99!
AND an adorable project for just $4.99!!

THAT'S worth gettin' up for!!

Quantities are limited, so come in early and CREATE!!

12 Tags of Christmas-Day4

This mans creativity never stops!!
WOW! And this is only Day 4!!!

Happy creating!
(Click on the tag to get to Tim's blog, and enter to WIN..... AND get the instructions to this fabulous tag!!)

Thursday, December 3, 2009

12 Days of CHirstmas-Tag 3

Two tags today?
Tim Holtz is an over-achiever! :)

An AWESOME technique with Alcohol Inks! WOW!
You can make PLAID!
Click on the picture to go to his blog for step by step instructions, and enter to WIN too!

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Tim Tag-Day 2...

Day 2's tag is just as beautiful as the first!!
He had more than 30,000 hits to his blog AND over 3000 comments-and SEVERAL winners!!
So get over there to see the step by step to today's tag, (and leave your comment, you could WIN!!) and head to Scrapaganza for your supplies!!!

(Click Tag picture to go to this tags instructions)

Customer Spotlight

Linda B.!
Your our first in a series of Customer Spotlights!!!

Linda spent the day working on these fabulous cards at Scrapaganza!
She used an embossing folder for the black background, AND embossed metal and used a scallop punch to make the tree embellishment... and her Cricut for letters and die-cuts.
LOVE the button for the "o"...

Thanks for the inspiration Linda!!

Makes me want to go make cards!!!

Have something you want to share that you made with product from Scrapaganza??
Send us an email or a link to your blog or gallery! OR bring it by the store and we will take a quick shot of it!!

We want to see what your creating!!!

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Tim's 12 Days of Chrismas Tags!!

We are going to be highlightingTim Holtz's 12 days of Christmas tags for you!
Why? Because they are fabulous!
And you learn a LOT of technique each tag!

Each day, in addition, Tim is offering prizes just for commenting!

AND if you do the 12 tags, you are eligible for a BIG prize!

Be SURE to get your supplies at Scrapaganza!
Anything not in stock can be ordered!!

So start creating!!
Take some time for YOU this holiday season!!!

Day 1: (Click on the tag to go to his blog and get the step by step instructions!)

Monday, November 30, 2009

Technique Tuesday!

How easy is THIS!!!
I always tell people that having white flowers in your arsenal of product is a MUST.
But honestly, I hadn't thought to try this combo of simple techniques for coloring/embellishing!!
Fantastic!! Off to get get some stamps out! :)

THIS WEEK at Scrapaganza!!

Join Kim Garner TOMORROW (Tuesday) to create this ADORABLE
"Snowing" frame!
Featuring the quote: "Cleaning the house while the kids are still growing is like shoveling the snow while it's still snowing."
Too Cute!!
Just $30 to make this framed project!
Great gift OR to keep for your own seasonal decor!
THAT'S the best part! You can keep it up ALL winter!!!

School Days Flip Book!
Join Design Diva Alisa Klein in creating this fun and functional school flip book!
Whether your child hasn't started school yet, or is ready to graduate high school, this book is for you!
A page/flip for each grade K-12th, with journaling space on the back!
What a fantastic gift too!!
OR a great way to reflect on your child's school days!!
Just $25 for a completed album!!!
Wednesday, December 2nd 5:30pm-7:30pm or Saturday, December 19th 10am-12:30pm

Cropaganza-THIS Friday...
There is a cropaganza the first THREE Friday's in the month! So get away and concentrate on those projects, gifts or albums!!
Just $5 to reserve your seat, soda, snacks and 15% off your entire purchase the night of the crop!!
AND there is NO CHARGE to come in anytime during the day and stay through the crops end!! Crop all day for the same price!!!

Winter Luminary with Angela Ploegman!!!
Do not MISS this adorable luminary, sure to be admired amongst your holiday decor!!!
Angela uses Remininsce products to create this adorable luminary to be used with a battery powered tea light (not included).
Just $20!! THIS Saturday 1pm-3pm!
Mommy and Me December!
What could be easier?? Rachelle designs the layouts and project for you and your child, and puts them in a wonderful kit, and you come and mess up our space, no clean-up, and you leave having learned a new technique and with completed projects in hand!!
Come join Rachelle for another month of creativity with your child!
Just $35!! THIS Saturday 3pm-5pm
Monday, December 7th 5:30pm-7:30pm

Coming up on Sunday!!
Vintage Pendant!!
You WANT to create this fabulous pendant for yourself, and then maybe make one for a friend with the knowledge how!!
Join Alisa in making this FABULOUS necklace using Tim Holtz chain and fragment tags, vintaj charms, and Graphic 45 papers!!!
Just $25!
Sunday, December 6th 2pm-4:30pm
or Wednesday, December 16th 5:30pm-8pm
LOTS to create-a TON of gift ideas!!

All of our staff has scrapbooking experience, most published designers, BUT we always remember and understand the fundamental reason to scrapbook!
To tell your story, and preserve your memories and photos!

Wednesday, November 25, 2009


We'll be waiting for you... after you stand in line checking out at Target and Wal-mart at 5am!
We'll be here, waiting for you!

9am-8pm on Friday

9am-6pm on Saturday!!!

You don't want to miss out!!!!

25% off the ENTIRE STORE
(excluding Slice products, classes and NYOBC)

40% off ONE ITEM with your SCRAPAGANZA shopping bag!!!

Don't have a Scrapaganza Shopping Bag?????

Spend just $45 and receive one for FREE!!!!!!
For EACH $45 you spend, you will receive another bag!!
It's that easy!

AND we are extending our sale to include

See ya there!!!!

Monday, November 23, 2009

Come Visit Penny @ Imaginisce!!

Design Diva Penny has been chosen for the Imaginsce Design Team, and is featured today on their blog! Come by and say "Hi"!!!

Watch for the I-Top coming SOON to Scrapaganza!
Ask Penny if she likes that tool!
She'll give ya an earfull! :)

Perfectly Posh available NOW at Scrapaganza!!

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Blog Challenge!!!! November-December!!! (& Oct. Challenge Winner!)

It's that time of year!
SO much going on!!
And since we have posted this challenge a bit late, we are going to give you extra time!
Use this sketch to create a one page layout, a two page layout OR a card.
So you have until December 31st!
AND you will have an entry for each layout using this sketch you present!

Let's make it even MORE fun and give you an entry each page or card!
-Create one-one page layout, one entry.
-Create two-one page layouts, two entries.
-Create a one-two page layout, two entries!
-Create a card using the sketch, one entry!

And to REALLY raise the bar, do a one page layout, a two page layout AND a card and get FIVE chances to win in the drawing-and a coupon for 10% off entire purchase (excluding classes and Slice products, of course).

In addition to the regular prize of a new product pack, one lucky entrant will also win a coupon for 40% off one item!!! YAY!!

So there ya have it!!

And don't forget, turn it once, turn it twice-turn it on it's head. Change proportions on one part or all parts... really have fun!!

Email us your entry(ies) at, link us to your blog in our comments section, OR stop by the store and we will take a picture of your creation!

Can't wait to see what you create!!

AND to help keep you on track-current challenges will be posted on the sidebar, as not to get buried in the posts!

Examples from the Design Diva's:

**Alisa made these Fabulous Flowers using the Big Shot and a Flower Die Set!
The Big Shot can cut fabric, chipboard, cardboard, leather, burlap, felt and several pieces of paper at a time!!
She used the STUNNING Basic Grey Indian Summer!


October Blog Challenge Drawing Winner and Entries!!
Thank you to those of you that entered the Color Combo Challenge!

The winner is........
Shelly Shaner!!!!
Come on down!!!

And check out all this inspiration!!