Monday, May 22, 2017

Make A BatDad Sign




Supplies:
Unfinished MDF Wood Bat
Oval Unfinished Wood Plaque
Personally Yours Stencil Letters
Black, Yellow and White Acrylic Paint
E6000 Adhesive

Instructions:
Paint the bat with black acrylic paint.
Paint the oval with yellow acrylic paint and set aside to dry.
Stencil letters to the bat with white paint and allow to dry.
Glue the bat to oval plaque with E6000.


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21121 Hwy 410 E, Bonney Lake, WA 98391
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Sunday, May 21, 2017

Are You A Spinner?




Have you heard about Spinners? They are a wildly popular activity that is taking schools (and some offices) by storm!  They come in different colors, some are glow in the dark, some are metallic and others have patterns. Now we have some that come with a case.

They are great for fidgeters, and can occupy kids as they travel this summer.


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Saturday, May 20, 2017

Make A Father-Daughter Frame




Supplies:
One 12x12" White Pallet
Two 5x5" Unfinished Frames
Daughter's First Love Vinyl
Brown Acrylic Paint
Velcro Sticky Back

Instructions:
Paint the 5x5 frames with brown paint and allow to dry.
Apply the vinyl words to the white pallet.
Apply the sticky back velcro to the back of the frames and the front of the pallet.
Add photos to the frames.
Stick the frames to the pallet and your project is finished.

Friday, May 19, 2017

DIY Graduation Card Basket



This wood basket is the perfect container for a graduation party table. The cards will fit nicely in one spot and add to the table decor.

Supplies:
Unfinished Wood Basket
Gold Acrylic Paint
Red Acrylic Paint
School Themed Scrapbook Paper
Multi Medium Gloss

Instructions:
Paint the inside of the basket with the gold acrylic paint and set aside to dry.
Now paint the handle and outside of the basket with the red paint. Allow to dry.
Cut Scrapbook paper to fit the handle and front of the basket.
Glue on page with the Multi Medium Gloss. Allow to dry.



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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Create A Bonney Lake Panthers Sign



Do you have a senior who is graduating this year? Graduation is just around the corner! Make a Bonney Lake High School sign for graduation party decor.



Supplies:
Bonney Lake High School School Sign
Craftwood Chalkboard Pennants
Black Spray Paint
Turquoise Printed Scrapbook Paper
Turquoise, Pink and White Acrylic Paint
Silver Number Stickers
Hot Glue Gun
Mod Podge

Instructions:
Paint the wood sign with black spray paint and allow to dry.
Cut paper into triangles to fit the chalkboard banner pieces.
Using Mod Podge, glue the paper to the triangles and allow to dry.
Paint the Bonney Lake High School letters with turquoise paint.
Paint the eyes, teeth and whiskers with white paint.
Paint turqouise in the middle of the eyes, then add a dot of black for the pupils.
Paint the ear and the nose with pink paint.
Using a very small tip paint brush, add white paint to the letters for highlights.
Add the silver numbers to the banner, then string them on the jute piece.
Hot glue the ends to the back of the sign.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Patriotic Decor Giveaway in Bonney Lake


You can win patriotic decor just in time for Memorial Day!
We are giving everyone a chance to win one rustic galvanized bucket with red silk geraniums and one USA sign. The retail value of this prize is $23.00.

To participate in our May 17, 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 May 18, 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. Please be prepared to show identification.




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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Create An Americana Pallet Sign


You can easily whip this pallet wall art out in an afternoon!

Supplies:
One 12"x12" Stencil
One 12"x12" Pallet
Red, White and Blue Paint

Instructions:
Dip a wide brush into blue paint, then in water and paint a wash across your board.
Allow to dry.
Now apply the vinyl stencil to the board.
Dap the red paint on the letters, then do the same with the white paint.
Carefully peel off the vinyl stencil and allow to dry.


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Monday, May 15, 2017

DIY Graduation Momento Box



Create a school themed graduation box for momentos and other special items.

Supplies:
Unfinished Wood Book Box
Vintage Effect Wash Black Paint
Crafter Acrylic Paint, White
Multi Medium Gloss
Bonney Lake High School Scrapbook Paper



Instructions:
Paint the box with black paint, both inside and outside.
Paint the edges with white paint.
Measure and cut the paper to fit the lid and the outside of the box.
Glue the paper in place.
Cut out the Bonney Lake letters and glue to the box lid.
Cover the box with Multi Medium Gloss to seal it.


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Saturday, May 13, 2017

Free Color Book for Mom in Bonney Lake


On Sunday May 14th we are giving away coloring books to the first 150 mothers who come to our store. Stop by the coloring book counter to get your FREE copy of "Fairies and Friends" Coloring Book while supplies last (limit 1 per mom).

While you are in the department you may want to check out our selection of colored pencils and pens. We have some great deals that will end on Sunday.



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Friday, May 12, 2017

Create a Journal For Mom


We have these great Heidi Swapp blank journals that are really easy to decorate for a wonderful Mother's Day gift.


Use a style of scrapbook paper that reflects your mom's personality and add embellishments. Die cut openings for an added touch - they will be perfect for adding photos. You will quickly create a personal gift for your mom that she will cherish.






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253-862-6822