Friday, October 31, 2014

Happy Halloween from Bonney Lake's Ben Franklin

We would like to wish you all a safe and Happy Halloween! Here are a few fun events for you and your family this year.


South King County
Trick or Treat So Others May Eat 5:30-8:00 PM




Kent Station Trick or Treating 4-6:30 Merchants with a pumpkin hanging on their windows will pass out tasty treats to your little ghosts and goblins! Costume contest from 4-6PM; with judging just after 4PM on the fountain stage in the plaza next to ColdStone Creamery, with gift card prizes to Kent Station. Check their site for more details on the contest.

Harvest Festival at Northwest Foursquare Church in Federal Way 6-9PM Free concert, carnival games, photo booths, dunk tank, bouncy houses, crafts, activities, face painting, $1 hot dogs and home brewed root beer {to benefit Royal Family Kids Camp}, and tons of candy!

Greater Pierce-Puyallup/Sumner/Bonney Lake/Fife
Halloween Carnival in Fife 5-7 PM The Fife Police Department will host its’ annual Halloween Carnival at Columbia Junior High School. The event will have numerous different games for the kids, treats and best of all, prizes! Kids will get a Halloween goodie bag filled with candy and a pumpkin flashlight. The cost to attend is one nonperishable food item to support our local food bank!

Halloween Street of Treats in Downtown Sumner 5-7 PM Come to historic downtown for a safe location for pedestrian only trick-or-treating. Main Street will be closed from Kincaid to Ryan for this event.

Trick or Treat Booyallup and Cobweb Carnival at the Pioneer Park Pavillion 3-6 PM Loads of our downtown businesses will be handing out candies and treats for all the little ghosts and ghouls! In addition to the Halloween festivities, The Rotary Stage in Pioneer Park will host some spooktacular fun as well!

South Hill Mall 4-7 PM Join us for an evening of trick or treating at participating merchants while supplies last! Please no face paint or masks for ages 12 and over.

Trick or Treat in Downtown Enumclaw 4-6 PM Cole Street will be closed for families and friends to come downtown for trick or treating! Plenty of treats for all and it’s free! Bring your pet, family, friends, and wear your consumes!
- See more at soundsfunmom.


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21121 Hwy 410, Bonney Lake, WA 98391
253-862-6822
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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Frame Moulding of the Month Sale at Ben Franklin

We are featuring Roma's Hyde collection as our November moulding of the month! For the entire month of November you will receive 30% off from this custom moulding. With mid-twentieth century inspiration, the mouldings making up the Hyde line bear classic refined lines, inspired by the beauty and depth of natural hyde. The mouldings are available in beautiful deep hues, perfected in color shading and heightening the interplay of line and color.

 


Stop by our Bonney Lake frame shop to experience our team's expert framing knowledge and friendly customer service.  Our frame shop specializes in custom framing, mat cutting and more! To learn about what our frame department has to offer, click here or come into our store.


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21121 Hwy 410, Bonney Lake, WA 98391
253-862-6822
www.bfranklincrafts.com

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Win It Wed Facebook Giveaway: Gorgeous Frame

For our Win It Wednesday this week we are giving away a gorgeous solid wood 16"x20" frame and a creme mat with a burgundy inner lining to hold an 11"x14" photo or art piece. This is one of our new styles of ready made frames and we are very excited to share this high quality line with you. The cherry stain and gold patina inner border create a stunning frame that will enhance your photo or artwork. The frame retails for $26.99 and is an exceptional value for the quality of this item. The total giveaway retail is $38.98.





To be entered in this Facebook giveaway, go to our Facebook page and COMMENT and LIKE this week's WIN IT WEDNESDAY Facebook post! Feel free to SHARE if you wish.
https://www.facebook.com/BFranklinCraftsBL

The winner will be announced on Thursday October 30, 2014 and has 14 days to claim this prize before it is considered void. Contact our Marketing Coordinator, Anita at 253-862-682.


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Ben Franklin Crafts and Frame Shop
21121 Hwy 410, Bonney Lake, WA 98391
253-862-6822
www.bfranklincrafts.com

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Diagnostic Imaging Sponsors Bead Pink Event

Diagnostic Imaging will be hosting a "Mammo Promise Bead and Brunch" event.

Sunday November 9, 2014
This event is part of Diagnostic Imaging Northwest's Mammo Promise Thank You Series.
Join us on Sunday, November 9th at Ben Franklin in Bonney Lake for a special beading class. There is a small $10.00 fee for supplies. Brunch treats, class instruction and pink bead are compliments of Diagnostic Imaging Northwest.  Call 253-583-8613 or email info@dinw.com to RSVP. Classes will be 11:00 am - 1:00pm and 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm.  For this event you will pay at door for supplies fee. RSVP is required.

Click here to go to Diagnostic Imaging Northwest website.

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21121 Hwy 410, Bonney Lake, WA 98391
253-862-6822
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Monday, October 27, 2014

Frame Shop Open House in Bonney Lake!

Join us on November 15, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. for our Frame Shop Open House!
If you have been waiting for the right time to custom frame a treasured photo or a beautiful piece of artwork, now is the time!



Custom Moulding will be 30% Off.
We have a large selection of high quality mouldings for you to choose from.

You will be be entered into a drawing for a $75.00 gift card with your purchase of a custom moulding on Saturday Nov. 15th, 2014.

 We will feature work by local artist Ian McRae, who will appear for artist signing from 1:00 -5:00 pm. 
 For one day, the entire selection of Ian's work will be 20% off!



You can see more of Ian McRae's work on his website here.


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Ben Franklin Crafts and Frame Shop
21121 Hwy 410, Bonney Lake, WA 98391
253-862-6822

Sunday, October 26, 2014

DIY Holiday Gifts: Vanilla Brown Sugar Scrub

Vanilla Brown Sugar Scrub 

You will need:
1 cup white sugar
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup-3/4 cups olive oil
1-2 tsp of vanilla (your preference)

Mix sugars until well combined. Then slowly add oil, starting with smaller amount. If you need to add more then add all. Mix until well combined. Then add vanilla.

Package in your choice of container or jar. Decorate to suit your style and give as a gift or keep for yourself.


Shared by Just Another Day in Paradise.  Don't you just love that name. 

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21121 Hwy 410, Bonney Lake, WA 98391
253-862-6822
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Saturday, October 25, 2014

DIY Cable Knit Afghan

Knit a beautiful and soft afghan like this to keep you warm and cozy during chilly nights.


Crafted by Patty.
  
Supplies

  • 2 Balls of Marble Chunky
  • 8 Balls of Blush
  • A Pair of Size 17 Needles

You can choose to make any color afghan you would like, but for this project, Patty chose MC12 for the Marble Chunky and SAL-408 for Blush.

Cast on 112 stitches.
Knit 10 rows.

Start the Cable Pattern

Row 1  Knit 10 * Purl 2, K8 slip the next 4 st knit onto cable needle and put to the back of the work. Knit the next 4 stitches from the cable needle.*

Row 2  Knit 10, *K2, Purl 8, K2 - 9x until last 10 stitches - knit last 10 stitches.

Row 3  Knit 10, * P2, K8, P2 - 9x until you hit last 10 stitches - knit last 10 stitches.

Row 4  Knit 10, *K2, Purl 8, K2 - 9x until last 10 stitches - knit last 10 stitches.

Row 5  Knit 10, * P2, K8, P2 - 9x until you hit last 10 stitches - knit last 10 stitches.

Row 6  Knit 10, *K2, Purl 8, K2 - 9x until last 10 stitches - knit last 10 stitches.

Repeat rows 1 through 6 for pattern, 20x.

Finish  Knit 10 rows and cast off.


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21121 Hwy 410, Bonney Lake, WA 98391
253-862-6822
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Friday, October 24, 2014

FREE Make & Take Craft + Demo in Bonney Lake

FREE Make & Take Craft + Demo {Tues. Nov. 4}
Clair Snider and Terry Claire from Little B

Come meet Carol Snider and Terry Clair from Little B from 4:00 - 6:00 pm.
- Carol Snyder (read her bio here) will be offering a FREE Make & Take project, the "Double Doily Belly Band Card" (shown below).  She looks forward to sharing tips, tricks and techniques with Little B Punches, Sticker Embellishments, Decorative Paper Tape and more.
- Terri Clair will be demonstrating the wide array of Little B products which include: Decorative Paper Tape, Specialty Foil Tape, Decorative Sticker Embellishments, Designer Dies with the Magnetic Storage Binders, Punches, Accessories - including the award winning Perfect Positioner and Stationery Notes, Tabs and Labels.



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21121 Hwy 410, Bonney Lake, WA 98391
253-862-6822
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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Family Crafting Event of the Year at Ben Franklin

Join us at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frame Shop of Bonney Lake for the family crafting event of the year on Saturday November 8, 2014. This annual event is our official kick off to the holiday season and we are very excited to share our new crafting ideas with you.


Please join us for make and take projects, refreshments, door prizes and a free gift with your $40.00 purchase on this day.


You will have your choice of snowman with your qualifying purchase while supplies last!




These are the fun crafting projects for the event this year. Choose to create one, two or even all of them if you wish.

Home for the Holidays - make these crafts!

Ornamentally Yours will also running from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. The project on this day is "Snowy Friends" wooden snowman in your choice of holiday or Seahawks colors.



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21121 Hwy 410, Bonney Lake, WA 98391
253-862-6822
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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Win It Wednesday Designer Fall Decor Candlescape

Our Win It Wednesday for October 22, 2014 is a great candlescape for your home. It is so easy to create - you just add a couple of pieces and you will have an instant fall decor designer piece for your home! This great grouping of fall decorating items retails for $57.43 and one lucky person will win this by joining in the Facebook promotional contest.


To be entered in this Facebook giveaway, go to our Facebook page and COMMENT and LIKE this week's WIN IT WEDNESDAY Facebook post! Feel free to SHARE if you wish.
https://www.facebook.com/BFranklinCraftsBL

The winner will be announced on Thursday October 23, 2014 and has 14 days to claim this prize before it is considered void. Contact our Marketing Coordinator, Anita at 253-862-682.





Visit our website for great projects and inspiration.
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Ben Franklin Crafts and Frame Shop
21121 Hwy 410, Bonney Lake, WA 98391
253-862-6822