Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Design DIva Penny and Former Design Diva Candi Take the Iowa State Fair!

Here are the results to the Iowa State Fair!
As you can see, Penny Smith-current Design Diva, and Candi Ladwig, former Design Diva
placed well!
Each category had over 30 (some over 40) entries!
Way to go girls!

Penny's layouts are displayed at Scrapaganza-having just eturned from the fair!

Photo Scrap Book Page - Fair theme
1) Mollie Deem, Ankeny
2) Rose Anne Mefford, Cedar
3) Candi Ladwig, Urbandale
Honorable Mention) Christina Stuart, Altoona

Photo Scrap Book Page - two page layout
1) Candi Ladwig, Urbandale
2) Dianne Chadwick, Knoxville
3) Penny Smith, Eldridge

Photo Scrap Book Page - one page layout
1) Mollie Deem, Ankeny
2) Teresa Grooms, Waukee
3) Penny Smith, EldridgePhoto Scrap Book Page - use of embellishments
1) Penny Smith, Eldridge
2) Mollie Deem, Ankeny
3) Donya Schroeder, Ionia
Honorable Mention) Kristina Botts, Altoona
Honorable Mention) Kathy Urich, Des Moines

Rubber Stamp Art - paper
1) Candi Ladwig, Urbandale
2) Sandra Kavanagh, Urbandale
3) Roxanne Allen, Johnston
Honorable Mention) Marlene Youde, Polk City

Rubber Stamp Art - other than paper
1) Marlene Youde, Polk City
2) Cecelia A. Mesecher, Pleasantville
3) Sandra Kavanagh, Urbandale
Honorable Mention) Ronda Wicks, Pleasantville

Paper Craft - other than mentioned
1) Kathy Anthony, Pleasant Hill
2) Candi Ladwig, Urbandale
3) Angel Blanchard, Des Moines
Honorable Mention) Jenifer Harkin, Des Moines
Honorable Mention) Glenna Munson, Urbandale


Did you KNOW, Scrapaganza has the LARGEST selection of sports and activity embellishments and papers in the area????Well we do!Here is a list of what we have for your scrapbooking needs!
Many NEW items JUST ARRIVED!!!

Working out
Ice Skating
Tae Kwan Do
Racing (Nascar)
Table Tennis
Track & Field

Not to mention embellishment &/or paper regarding coaching, team victory, and SO MUCH MORE!!

Come in SOON for the best selection!

Thursday, August 20, 2009

September Scrapbook Trend, Cards and the Holiday Idea Book...

Are IN STOCK at Scrapaganza!
And from what we are hearing, they are here before pre-orders of the Holiday Book AND subscriptions!

If you haven't picked up a Scrapbook Trends, Cards, Handmade or a special issue like the Holiday Idea Book, you don't want to miss out!

The monthly versions (Scrapbook Trends, Cards and Handmade) are like getting an idea book EACH MONTH! The layouts, cards and projects are full page! And in Handmade Magazine, there are step by step directions on how to do each project!

Don't miss out! HOT OFF THE PRESS!! :)

Monday, August 17, 2009

If ya missed Linda Cain...

You missed a GREAT time!

Lots of creativity, LOTS of fun!

Ten Second Studio, TransAtlantique Journal and the "Make It Your Own Collage" were a GREAT time! We hope to have Linda back again in the future!

In the meantime, here are a few photos from the day!

As you can see by the end of the slide, Linda has created some WONDERFUL projects using the techniques she highlighted!
We hope to have her back SOON to learn some more!!
Thank you Linda!!

Just had to share this creation! Charlene, who took all three of Linda's classes, went right home and used the techniques she learned at Scrapaganza to create this collage for her daughter! WHAT a creative wonderful twist to the collage she created in class, and a FABULOUS creation all her own! Talk about "Make It Your Own Collage"! She made one her own and then OWNED it one better!! Way to go Charlene!!!!

Be sure to watch for other FABULOUS classes at Scrapaganza!!

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

New Local School Papers & Embellishments are HERE!

And do they go FAST!!!!!

The NEW Stamping Station
CUSTOM Papers, Embellishments
and Albums are HERE!!!!
Come in TODAY, because they could be gone tomorrow!!

We carry items for the following schools:

Alleman High School

Assumption High School

Bettendorf High School

Central High School

North High School

West High School

Central High School - Dewitt

Clinton High School

Durant High School

Rock Island High School

Moline High School

Pleasant Valley High School

Geneseo High School

North Scott High School

Muscatine High School

Custom Embellishment Papers and Albums made just for YOU!!

Come in SOON for the largest selection!!

Sunday, August 9, 2009

Get Ready for Linda Cain!!!

If your coming to the FABULOUS Linda Cain Classes next Saturday (August 15th) then we have a supply list for you below-most supplies available for purchase at the store!

If you haven't signed up for these classes full of technique, beauty and FUN, you better get a move on it! Just a few seats left in each!!!

All projects available to view in person at Scrapaganza!!!!
Come by and take a look!
You will NOT be disappointed!!
You asked for projects and techniques, we DELIVER!

So call TODAY!!

Ten Second Studio Metal Jewelry
The techniques you will learn to make this jewelry can be used to make scrapbook embellishment, altered items, etc.! You do NOT want to miss out on learning these techniques!
Fast and FUN!!!
Check out all these GREAT videos on the TenSecond website!
You WANT to learn how to do this!!!! Just $30!
Saturday August 15th 9:30am-12 noon!
Supply List:

White glue to attach metal-Crafter’s Pick the Ultimate, Art Glitter Glue, etc.

Paper glue of your choice.

Scissors- Not Tonic, they create a serrated edge.

Chisel tip Black Sharpie-or permanent ink pen.

Fine grit sanding block or sandpaper.

Regular pen or nylon tracing tool.

Piece of hard plastic, eq. Stamp block, Cuttlebug plate, etc.

Any Ten Seconds Studio tool or supplies you have.

Bring you Cuttlebug or Big Shot and we’ll learn how to use it to emboss your metal!!!!

Transatlantique Journal

A journal you will cherish, you don't want to miss out on creating this book using stamps, ink and the fabulous Graphic 45 papers!! Just $40!

Saturday August 15th, 12:30pm - 4pm

Supply List:

Distress Inks and Applicators are a must- I used Tea Dye, Fired Brick, a green and a blue of your choice. Black soot is used on edges-optional.

Black chisel tip Sharpie or permanent marker.


12” Paper cutter.

Scissors to cut fine detail.

Glue dots for flowers.

Pliers and wire cutter (small if you have them to add metal corners and cut off ends of brads.)

Craft sheet and old magazine to use with glue.

Paper glue of your choice, I used Purple UHU(the white does not seem as strong).

Art Glitter Glue or Crafter’s Pick the Ultimate for metal.

Brayer-if you have one, it makes gluing a LOT easier.

Bind-It-All to bind book.

Needle tool.

"Make It Your Own" Collage

As a gift, in your home, in your creative space...
anywhere you put this, it will be treasured! Alter this frame and make this fabulous one of a kind creation! Just $30!!

August 15th 5pm-7:30pm
Supply List:

Black craft paint and foam brush.

Chisel tip Black Sharpie or permanent ink marker.



Glues-Art Glitter glue, Glossy Accents, or Crafter’s Pick the Ultimate

Paper glue of your choice.

Colored Sharpies to color buttons-optional

Distress Inks and Applicators-Tea Dye, Vintage Photo, Spice Marmalade,

Fired Brick, and Antique Linen is what I used.

Needle tool.

Tiny flourish stamps for backgrounds of your choice.

Black Archival Ink pad.

Fine sand paper or sanding block

Craft sheet and I like to use an old magazine for gluing….I’ll show you.

Can't wait to see ya there!!!

Thursday, August 6, 2009

Don't Forget the Back to School Sale!

Scrapaganza is having a
Back to School Sale!
Friday, August 7th & Saturday, August 8th

Albums - Buy One, Get One 50% Off!
(Don't Worry! We have a HUGE selection! We just got in a

Entire School Section - 25% Off!
Get the new scrappin' school year started off right!

Spend just $35, get a School Days Chipboard
Box Set - FREE!!!!
Includes an 8x8 accordian
album, a gift box , and over 70 chipboard die-cuts!
We can't wait to see you soon!