Friday, July 31, 2015

DIY Spirit Wave Stadium Blanket for Fall

Football fans will love this Spirit Wave Stadium Blanket. The indian summer we are expecting is warm during the day, but turns crisp and cool in the evenings when you will appreciate this warm and stylish blanket.


Materials:
4 Skeins Blue Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash
4 Skeins Green Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash
2 Skeins Grey Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash
Sz. H/8 (5 mm) Crochet Hook
Yarn Needle

You can find the supplies for this crochet project in our yarn department.

Click here for the complete instructions by Cascade Yarns.


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21121 Hwy 410 E, Bonney Lake, WA 98391
253-862-6822
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Thursday, July 30, 2015

August 2nd is National Coloring Book Day

Sunday, August 2nd, 2015 is National Coloring Book Day. This is the perfect excuse to unwind! Grab a book and pencils, pens or crayons and spend some time relaxing. Or, gather a group of friends and color together.
Our Ben Franklin in Bonney Lake has a great selection of adult coloring books in addition to kids books. To celebrate the National Coloring Day we are offering a 20% off coupon for select coloring books valid August 2nd, 2015 only.





Click here for printable coupon.


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

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Enter to Win Artist Canvas and Paints

July 28th Win It Wednesday Facebook Giveaway is perfect for artists!


The 16"x20" canvas is large enough to create a wall sized piece of art.

This giveaway includes six 2.5 fl.oz. tubes of Royal Langnickel acrylic paint.


To participate in our July 28, 2015 Win It Wednesday Facebook giveaway, COMMENT and LIKE this week's post! Feel free to SHARE if you wish.
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The winner will be announced on Thursday July 29, 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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21121 Hwy 410 E, Bonney Lake, WA 98391
253-862-6822

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Artists Canvas Sale in Bonney Lake

We are having a canvas sale July 28th through August 11, 2015.


Buy 5 or less, get 50% OFF regular prices
Buy 6 or more, get 60% OFF regular prices


We also have a selection of paints on sale!



So you do not consider yourself a painter... What can you do with artists canvases? There are many creative mixed media projects that you can do. Visit our Pinterest board for creative inspiration.


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253-862-6822

Monday, July 27, 2015

Washington Midsummer Renaissance Faire in Bonney Lake

You will not want to miss this fun event!

The Washington Midsummer Renaissance Faire begins this Sat. August 1st at the Kelley Farm in Bonney Lake. The event will run three weekends beginning August 1st and ending August 16, 2015. The spectacular fire juggling, sword fighting, cannon and battle performances are a must see! Period food, entertainment, musical acts, puppet shows, hand crafted jewelry, leatherwork, weaponry, clothing, perfumes and all manner of other trinkets and artisan level pieces will keep you entertained for the day.
The tickets are available at the gate or online and children are FREE. Parking is also free.



The Kelley Farm
20021 Sumner Buckley Hwy, Bonney Lake, WA 98391
Hours: 10:00 am to 7:00 pm!

For information on the faire visit the website: http://www.washingtonfaire.com/default.aspx

The Ben Franklin staff can help you with costume accessories.


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253-862-6822

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Kids Camp at Ben Franklin in Bonney Lake

Mark your calendars for Kids Camp at Ben Franklin in Bonney Lake.
Tuesday August 4th and Wednesday August 5th from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.  We have a few openings for your young crafters.
Sign up here online or in the store in person.

Here are some of the projects we will be doing.






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Friday, July 24, 2015

Weekend Reward Bucks at Bonney Lake's Ben Franklin

The summer weather might have taken a break, but we are offering a Sizzlin' Summer Reward weekend at our Ben Franklin Crafts and Frame Shop in Bonney Lake. Friday July 24, 2015 through Sunday July 26, 2015 you will get $1.00 in Ben Bucks for every $5.00 you spend. These Ben dollars will be valid beginning July 27, 2015 through August 10, 2015. Stop by our craft store this weekend to see our newest items and you will be rewarded with savings on your future purchases. 



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253-862-6822

Thursday, July 23, 2015

DIY Painted Butterfly From Beach Shell

Do you have plans to go to the beach with your family this summer?  Christy just spent a long weekend at Ocean Shores with her family and brought a fun craft project back home with her to share.  Go explore the beach and find shells, then paint them!


Supplies:
One Shell
Acrylic Paint
Ranger Glossy Accents
Paint Brush


Instructions:
Paint the shell with the colors you wish to create your butterfly.
Allow to dry.
Cover with a topcoat of Ranger Glossy Accents to seal and make shiny.
Allow to dry completely.

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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Win A Gift Certificate to Ben Franklin

Win It Wednesday July 22, 2015:
One $25.00 Ben Franklin Gift Certificate (valid at Bonney Lake only)



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The winner will be announced on Thursday July 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

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

DIY Stampendous Lunch Line Card


This card project was designed by Debi Hammons using Stampendous supplies.



Supplies:
Lunch Line Cling Rubber Stamp
Life Picnic Cling Rubber Stamp
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
Opto Checkerboard Stencil
Dreamweaver Regular Embossing Paste
Dreamweaver Stencils Paste Spreader
White, Red, Blue Cardstock
Glue
Copic Ink Markers

Instructions:
Fold 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" red cardstock in half to form card base.
Glue 5 1/4" x 4" Blue cardstock to the card front.
Stamp "Life is a Picnic" on the bottom of the 5 1/2" x 4" white cardstock.
Glue the white cardstock to the front of the card.
Using the paste spreader and regular paste, create a background with the Opto Checkerboard Stencil on a 5 1/4" x 2" panel of red cardstock. Allow to dry completely. Adhere to card front above the greeting.
Stamp the Lunch Line on a 4" x 2" white cardstock with black ink.
Color as desired with Copic markers.
Glue to 4 1/4" x 2 1/4" blue cardstock.
Glue to the card front above the Life Is a Picnic saying.


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