Monday, April 27, 2015

We Are Unofficially Joining the Pacific Northwest Yarn Crawl

We are unofficially joining the Pacific Northwest Yarn Crawl April 30th through May 3rd! Stop by Ben Franklin's Yarn department for a chance to win a door prize while browsing your favorite yarns. 

We are giving away FREE stitch markers created by our bead department.



There will be a 15% OFF Sock Yarn SALE on Heritage Cascade Yarns April 30 through May 3, 2015. We will be giving away this fingerless glove pattern with your purchase.




 This wonderful package of FrogTree yarn is our door prize for this event. You do not have to be present for the drawing, we can mail the prize to the winner!

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Visit their web page @ http://www.pnwyarncrawl.com/about.html

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

Friday, April 24, 2015

Mother's Day Sale Begins Today

Our Mother's Day Sale begins today in our Bonney Lake Ben Franklin. We have great ideas for craft projects to create something special for your Mom and also terrific ready made gifts.  Stop by and browse.




Purchase a gift card and receive a Free bonus gift!


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

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Thursday, April 23, 2015

Bonney Lake Flower Stand Photo Sessions


Ben Franklin is excited to bring you Mother's Day Flower Stand Photo Sessions. It is a one day event in Bonney Lake on May 2, 2015 from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm. This is a great gift idea for Moms and Grandmas, but is also a fun springtime memorabilia photo.  Visit the Frame Shop department to purchase your mini photo session and framed photo on Saturday May 2nd.

The cost is $20.00 and includes mini photo session, one 5x7 print, mat and 8x10 frame.
No appointment is necessary.


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

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Win a Set of Bright Pots For Your Patio

Win It Wednesday April 22, 2015
This week we are giving away this flowerpot set and cute animal pot hangers. Just add your choice of plants and these will be adorable on your patio or even indoors in a garden window.

To participate in our April 22, 2015 Win It Wednesday Facebook giveaway, COMMENT and LIKE this week's WIN IT WEDNESDAY Facebook post! Feel free to SHARE if you wish.
The winner will be announced on Thursday April 23, 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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253-862-6822
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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

May Craft Classes at Bonney Lake's Ben Franklin

Have you been looking for a new hobby? We have arts and craft classes in our Bonney Lake store and there is a variety to choose from.

Click here to see our complete May calendar.

These are just a few of the NEW classes we are offering for May.

Silhouette 2.1 - Heat Transfer Vinyl
Take your Silhouette knowledge to the next level. Learn how to cut Heat Transfer Vinyl to create clothing, bags, customized shoes, the possibilities are endless! Skill Level: Medium. Prerequisite: Silhouette Intro.




Lovin' Lentils Bracelet
This amazing bracelet two fabulous fun shaped beads. SuperDuos and Lentils. Both have 2 holes which allow for some really unique options in beading. The combination of these beads give great texture and dimension. We will be using 2 needles for this technique. Don't let that scare you. It actually make is much easier to work the stitch. Come explore these beads with me. Skill Level: Any.


Disney or Princess Mini Album
Create a beautiful book to hold onto all your Disney or memories or your beautiful princess. Skill Level: All.

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

Monday, April 20, 2015

Ben Franklin's Warehouse Sale in Bonney Lake


We are having a warehouse sale this Thursday, April 23, 2015 through Saturday April 25, 2015. Our warehouse is located on 214th Ave in Bonney Lake and will be open to the public Thursday and Friday from 9am - 5pm, and Saturday from 9am - 4pm. Come and stock up on craft items and home decor!


Our Warehouse address is: 
10221, 214th Ave E., 
Bonney Lake, WA, 98391

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Hummingbird Feeder Tutorial

Spring is the perfect time to put hummingbird feeders in your yard. These tiny little birds are amazing to watch and after they realize there is food they will be regular visitors.  We have great ideas for creating unique hummingbird feeders.

Glue round glass pieces on bottle, wrap with jute and add tube

Wrap bottle with craft wire and add beads and tube

Create a design with thick floral wire, attach with thin wire and add tube

Wrap bottle with jute for a hanger, glue a shell on side and add a tube

The recipe for liquid hummingbird nectar is simple.
1 Cup Water
1/4 cup white sugar
Mix completely.
Boil 5 minutes.
Place in feeder after the nectar cools.
Keeps in fridge up to 5 days.

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253-862-6822

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Beadmania is Coming To Bonney Lake!


Ben Franklin is excited to bring you Beadmania!

Saturday May 16, 2015 from 6pm - Midnight  $10.00

Grab your girlfriends, a special project you are working on or want to
start and get ready to have some fun!

At Beadmania, we will be featuring some special pieces for summer, items to wear for graduation, weddings, or just fun on the beach. There will be some special sales and a demo or two! A free make and take on how to make earrings using our One-Step Looper is sure to be a hit. Make one pair for free, then pay just $1 for every earring after that ($1 per pair if you use your own beads). You can't beat that deal! So bring in your bracelets & necklaces and make earrings to match them all!
(registration required)


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Friday, April 17, 2015

Create Garden Art With Terra Cotta Pots

Here is another fun project using terra cotta pots.  You can make this lighthouse to add to your landscaping.


Supplies:
  • 4 Terra Cotta Pots (4 different sizes)
  • One Small Terra Cotta Base
  • One Black Lantern Candle Holder
  • White Spray Paint
  • Red Spray Paint
  • Black Acrylic Paint
  • Paintbrush
  • E6000


Directions:
  1. Spray the terra cotta pots with white spray paint and set aside to dry.
  2. Now Spray the small base with red spray paint and set aside to dry.
  3. Spray a second coat of white on the pots and let dry.
  4. Spray paint the other side of the base with red paint and allow to dry.
  5. Paint the rims of all four pots with black acrylic paint. Allow to dry completely.
  6. Paint a black semi-oval shape next to the black rim of each pot and let dry.
  7. Spread E6000 glue on the inside rim of each pot except the largest one and stack them together.
  8. Glue the red base to the top pot in the stack.
  9. Glue the black lantern candle holder to the top and your project is finished.



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

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Bonney Lake Bead and Brunch Event

Ben Franklin is hosting a Bead and Brunch Event on Sunday May 3, 2015!

10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Includes supplies, brunch, and instruction. Spend the day with someone special and create beautiful jewelry pieces. This could be a fun time with mom, a sister, aunt, or even a girlfriend. The first part of the day, you will make a beautiful necklace and tassel. Then there will a break for brunch and then at noon, you will return to make your bracelets.  You can register for both ($40), the Tassel Necklace ($25) or the Bracelet ($25). Brunch is included in all options.


Both projects: Bracelet and Tassel Necklace + Brunch Sign me up!



Morning project: Tassel Necklace + Brunch (10:30 - 1:00) Sign me up!



Afternoon project: Bracelet + Brunch (12:00 - 3:00) Sign me up!

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253-862-6822
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