Tuesday, June 30, 2015

July Moulding of the Month

Moulding of the month for July is two options: Terrienne and Como by Framer's Inventory.
For the month of July, our Frame Shop is offering 30% off the regular price on these mouldings.

Our Frame Shop specializes in custom framing, mat cutting and more! To learn about what our Frame has to offer, click here or come into our store.


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

Monday, June 29, 2015

4th of July Sale This Week

We are having a week-long sale for the 4th of July starting Tuesday June 30th, 2015.


We are excited to share with you our new products - Krylon Chalky Finish Spray paint, spray wax and sealer. These are very easy to use and look great when your project is finished. Stop by our store to see our refinished chair.



We also have fun activity books that are easy to travel with and will keep everyone entertained.


There is so much to see, you will want to shop at your leisure.



Click here to see the two page flyer.


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

Sunday, June 28, 2015

DIY Bandana Bracelets for the Fourth of July

These no sew bandana bracelets are a perfect craft for your Fourth of July party. They are easy to make and good for for all ages. They can be worn right away for a festive Amercana style. All you need are some bandanas, glue and fish tank tubing. Just attach the ends of the tubing together, cut bandanas in strips, then glue an end of the bandana strip to the tubing and start wrapping. Glue the end to finish off one of your bangles. Repeat in different colors to create a bracelet stack.

 

Click here for the link to Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom.

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

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Summer Weather Inspires Monogram Beach Art

The popular monogram meets summer beach theme. Here are a few pieces to inspire you to create your own masterpiece.
Click here for link to Glamorous Addiction.


The shells and monogram E work well together.

Click here for link to Purple Hues and Me.


Cover a paper mache letter with a map from one of your vacations.

Click here for link to Jax Does Design

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

Friday, June 26, 2015

Need Framing Fast?


Unlike our competition, we won't tell you two weeks if you need it in two hours! We can do same day framing!

Already have the right frame?
Our competitors won't stretch a canvas for you unless it's stretched over their supports. They won't help you finish a framing project unless it's their frame.  We want to help you with any part of your framing needs! We will cut mats for and fit your pre-existing frames.

And as always,
We fix 50% off framing!
But wouldn't you rather have it done right the first time?


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

Thursday, June 25, 2015

How To Make A Wire Bangle

Today we are sharing stacking wire bangles from Darice, one of our vendors.


Wire bangles are easy to mix and match - they can be worn with any outfit for the perfect summer look.

Here is the list of supplies:
Thick wire for the bracelet itself
Thin wire for wrapping,
Your choice of beads
Flat nose pliers
Wire cutters

For complete directions visit Darice's blog here.

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

#diyjewelry  #wirewrapping  #bracelettutorial

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Win It Wednesday: World Of Quilts Book


Win It Wednesday June 24, 2015 is a special item that goes hand in hand with the Western Washington Quilt Shop Hop that runs June 24-26, 2015. We are giving away one World of Quilts Book that retails for $24.95. This book highlights quilting traditions from around the world and has 25 projects in a variety of sizes, complete with techniques.

To participate in our June 24, 2015 Win It Wednesday Facebook giveaway, COMMENT and LIKE this week's post! Feel free to SHARE if you wish.

The winner will be announced on Thursday June 25, 2015 and has 14 days to claim this prize before it is considered void. Contact our Marketing Coordinator, Anita at 253-862-6822 from 9am-4:30pm Monday through Friday.

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

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Quilt Shop Hop June 24-28th in Bonney Lake

Are you participating in the Western Washington Quilt Shop Hop?  We are unofficially joining in on the fun.

June 24-28, 2015

Present your passport at the fabric cutting table and receive a 15% off coupon to use during the Shop Hop event.

We have many new fabrics that have just arrived. Stop by and check out the new selections.

Click here for more information on the Western WA Shop Hop.

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

#quiltshophop  #fabricsale  #coupon  #BonneyLake

Monday, June 22, 2015

Refinish Old Chairs with Chalky Finish Spray Paint

Summer is here and the garage sale season is officially in progress. The popular trend of refinishing old and worn furniture into something fresh and new goes well with garage sale shopping. We have a project to share with you using our new Krylon Chalky Finish Spray Paint, Krylon Spray Wax Coating and Krylon Spray Sealer.



This chair is pretty worn and the paint is scratched. It is ready for a makeover.
We chose Slate Chalky Finish spray paint and brown spray wax.

Supplies:
Krylon Chalky Finish Slate Spray Paint
Krylon Wax Coating Spray
Krylon Matte Sealer
American Decor L'Auberge Chantecleer Stencil
DecoArt Americana Light Buttermilk Gloss Enamel Paint
Fine Grit Sandpaper


Directions:
  1. Clean your chair and allow to dry.
  2. Place your chair outside on paper (or a well ventilated area indoors will work, too). 
  3. Spray paint the chair and allow to dry for 24 hours. This may take two coats.
  4. Gently sand with the sandpaper to distress the edges and seat in places so the old color shows through. ( this is a good time to practice patience and do a bit at a time to get desired results)
  5. Spray the brown wax on the chair. Allow to partially dry and then wipe the wax off.
  6. Place stencil on the seat of the chair and dab the paint on top of the stencil. Gently remove when finished and allow to dry.
  7. Spray the chair with the Krylon Matte Sealer and allow to dry 24 hours before using.





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


www.bfranklincrafts.com

#chalkpaint  #classes

Friday, June 19, 2015

Make It Yourself WA State String Art

String art has made a big comeback and we think you will like this WA State wall art.


Supplies:
  • Wood Piece
  • DecorArt Dazzling Metallics Venetian Gold
  • Americana Staining Antiquing Medium
  • Piercer
  • Nails
  • String
  • Embroidery Floss


Directions:
  1. Lightly stain the wood piece with a mix of the paint and antiquing medium.  Allow to dry.
  2. Apply WA state vinyl to board and peel backing off.
  3. Use the piercer tool to make starter holes for the nails.
  4. Pound nails in the holes inside of the vinyl WA edge and around the heart.
  5. Use embroidery floss to string from the heart out to edge

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