Saturday, January 21, 2017

Table Runner of the Month Sewing Class



This February sewing class will teach you to make the Ohio Star table runner. The class is offered on two different days. Whether you have basic sewing skills or have more experience, the class is perfect for all. The instructor will offer a new table runner theme and pattern each month. There is also a matching pillow and if you sign up for the Friday class to make the table runner, you can sign up for the Saturday class and make a matching pillow.

Friday February 3, 2017
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Click here to sign up online.

Saturday February 4, 2017
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Ben Franklin Crafts and Frame Shop
21121 Hwy 410 E, Bonney Lake, WA 98391
253-862-6822

Friday, January 20, 2017

DIY Fairy house



Supplies:

  • Two Unfinished Wood Fairy Doors
  • Unfinished Wood Plaque
  • Large Craft Sticks
  • Bag of Miniature Birch Shingles
  • Burnt Umber Acrylic Paint
  • Peel and Stick Moss Sheets
  • Moss, Rocks and Paper Flowers
  • E6000 Adhesive

(optional: squirrel)



Directions:
Take the two doors and stand them up one craft stick length apart.
Glue one craft stick to the bottom of each door on the outside.
Now repeat this on the other side and the doors should be connected with equal distance apart.
Start on one side and glue the sticks one by one up to the top of the door.
Repeat process working down the other side of the door to create the sides and roof of the house.
Set aside to dry.
Cut the peel and stick moss to fit the top and sides of the plaque.
Remove backing and place the peel and stick moss on the unfinished wood plaque.
Press down and fold the moss around the sides and underneath of the plaque.
Set aside.
Glue the shingle tabs down to the roof of the house one by one on both sides.
Allow to dry.
Paint the house with Burnt Umber acrylic paint and allow to dry.
Glue the house on the moss board.
Glue pieces of moss the the roof of the house.
Glue rocks and paper flowers to the sides of the house.
(optional: add one resin squirrel)


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21121 Hwy 410 E, Bonney Lake, WA 98391
253-862-6822

Thursday, January 19, 2017

February Paper Crafting Workshops in Bonney Lake




Paperlicious Sweetie Valentine Banner
Friday February 3rd, 5:30 - 7:30pm
$30.00 ($15.00 class fee, $15.00 kit - provided at start of class)
min.3, max 6 students
We will use the banner punch card (will use instructors) to make a fun Valentine banner. Enjoy good company in a creative environment as you have fun with paper.
Sign up online here.






Paperlicious Puppy Love Photo Book
Friday February 17 5-8pm
$55 ($25 class fee, $30 kit - provided at start of class)
min.3, max 6
We will make a fun little book for you to give as a gift or to collect your own pet photos. Each person will make two paperclips - designs will vary. All supplies are included in your kit, just bring yourself and be ready to have fun with paper.
Sign up online here.




Paperlicious Craft Night
Friday February 24th
5-8pm  $15.00 class fee
A fun craft workshop with a Quick Make and Take, then class time will be used to work on your project. This is a place for our crafting community to meet and get to know each other while working on your project away from home distractions. Sharable snacks are welcome.
Sign up online here.



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

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

The Rain Is Here - Win A New Umbrella


The winter weather has now brought in tons of rain and we are giving away a Galleria Designer Umbrella to help you stay dry and fashionable.
To participate in our January 18, 2017 Win It Wednesday Facebook giveaway, COMMENT and LIKE this week's post! Feel free to SHARE if you wish. (This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook.)
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The winner will be announced on Thursday January 19, 2017. The winner must claim this prize by contacting our Marketing Coordinator, Anita at 253-862-6822 ext. 123 and will have 14 days to pick up this prize in our Bonney Lake, Wa store before it is considered void.


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

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

3 Easy DIY Necklaces for Valentine's Day

These three necklace projects are easy to make for yourself or to give as a Valentine's Day gift.

Easy Bead and Chain Station Necklace






















Supplies:
2 feet of chain (2.30 per ft = $4.60)
Approx. 14 beads (from one container of Bead Mix - $3.99)
14 eye pins ( 60 pack for $2.99)
total = $11.58 with supplies left for another project!

Initial Bar Necklace



Supplies:
16 inches of packaged chain (48" $3.99)
One metal strip (cut in 1 1/4 inch piece from packaged metal strip $0.80)
One clasp (from 20 pack - $2.99
Four jump rings (120 pack - $2.99)


Initial and Rhinestone Drop Necklace


Supplies:
24 inches of packaged chain (48" - $3.99)
Half of a toggle clasp (9 pack - $2.99)
One rhinestone pendant ($5.00)
One initial pendant ($0.99)


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

Monday, January 16, 2017

February Paint Parties in Bonney Lake

The wildly popular paint parties are all over social media channels. Everyone secretly wants to return to the feeling in grade school art class when you felt like the next Picasso. Imagine being able to point out the paintings on your living room wall to friends and family and proudly say "I painted those!" We can help. Join us for a paint party and follow the easy steps shared by an artist while creating your own masterpiece.

We are offering TWO Canvas and Chocolate Paint Parties in February!


February 4, 2017
6-9pm, registration required

You + Me Paint Party

Make it a date night with a couples painting class.
You will each paint one canvas and when finished the canvases will be hung together for one image. Personalize this with your initials in the heart.
Or - come solo and paint one canvas - the choice is yours.






February 19, 2017
6-9pm, registration required

Red Flower Paint Party

Have fun while creating this bright wall decor in one evening.


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

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Friday, January 13, 2017

Organize With DIY Glass Jewelry Holder


Are you spending time in January organizing your home? Make a jewelry holder to organize your bathroom counter. It is really easy and will look great.

Supplies:
Ornate Glass Topper
Glass Candlestick
Metal Hooks
Small Decorative Glass Plate
Medium Decorative Glass Plate
E6000 Glue

Instructions:
Turn the small plate over and glue each of the four metal hooks to the back. Allow to dry.
Glue to bottom of the glass candlestick to the medium plate with E6000.
Glue the small plate to the top of the glass candlestick.
Finally, glue the glass topper to the small plate and allow all to dry completely.



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21121 Hwy 410 E, Bonney Lake, WA 98391
253-862-6822

Thursday, January 12, 2017

DIY: Faux Metal Letters


Turn your paper mache letters into metal (or at least the look of metal).


Supplies:
Paper Mache Letters
FolkArt Painted Finishes - Rust
Americana Multi Surface Metallic Acrylic Paint
Chip Brush

Instructions:
Shake all paints to mix completely.
Start by painting your letters with metallic paint to give the look of metal. Allow to dry.
Dab dark rust color with damp chip brush in random pattern.
While wet, apply light rust colored paint in random areas and allow both colors to mix naturally.
Allow to dry up to 4 hours.


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21121 Hwy 410 E, Bonney Lake, WA 98391
253-862-6822
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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Win This Calligraphy Set with Instruction Book



You are going to love our Win It Wednesday for January 11, 2107!
Learn to create contemporary calligraphic lettering with this Faber-Castell Getting Started Kit. This 13 piece set has everything you need to get started - pens, pencil, lettering guides for Brush, Roman, Italic and Contemporary lettering, paper, a sharpener and eraser and one fully illustrated 26 page instruction book. Your calligraphy will look beautiful in letters, art journals, scrapbooks and so much more.


To participate in our January 11, 2017 Win It Wednesday Facebook giveaway, COMMENT and LIKE this week's post! Feel free to SHARE if you wish. (This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook.)
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The winner will be announced on Thursday January 12, 2017. The winner must claim this prize by contacting our Marketing Coordinator, Anita at 253-862-6822 ext. 123 and will have 14 days to pick up this prize in our Bonney Lake, Wa store before it is considered void.


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21121 Hwy 410 E, Bonney Lake, WA 98391
253-862-6822


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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

DIY Wood Slice Welcome Wreath


Supplies:
One Creative Versa Wood Burning Tool
Wood Slices - 3 inch
Mini Wood Slices
Wood Craft Sticks
E6000 Glue
Valentine Ribbon Bow


Instructions:
Plug in the wood burning tool and allow it to warm up.
Glue the wood rounds together by overlapping them on each other to create a circle.
Allow the E6000 glue to set..
Use the wood burning tool to burn in the letter W on a wood slice.
Continue burning in the remaining letters spelling Welcome on wood slices.
Now flip the wood wreath over and glue craft sticks to connect the rounds together for reinforcement.
After allowing glue to set, turn wreath over and glue the WELCOME letters to the front.
Glue the mini wood slices to wood slices between the wood burned slices.
Glue a bow on the top.
Attach your choice of picture hanger to the back and your wreath is ready to hang on a wall or door.



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253-862-6822
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