Thursday, June 21, 2018

New Quilling Kits Have Arrived!


Our new Quilled Creations kits have everything you need to create a quilled art piece. You can make these fun sea creatures and place in a shadowbox frame or greeting card. We have assorted styles for you to choose from.


Click here to see the "How-to video".


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

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

New Dies for Summer Paper Crafts


Come and try out our new dies in the Die Cut Center - we have over 800 dies to choose from. We offer FREE use of our Die Cut Machines to our customers when used with products purchased in our store. Or, bring your own supplies and use our machine for $5 per 30 minutes. The dies will cut paper, vinyl, felt, fabric, leather and more - pretty much anything you can cut with scissors. Our staff is ready to help you get started on your paper crafting project.



Mermaid tail and llama - two of the new dies, will make fun greeting cards for any occasion.


We have two new dies featuring the popular unicorn - make a custom gift bag and a greeting card to match.


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21121 Hwy 410 E, Bonney Lake, WA 98391
253-862-6822
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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

DIY Crepe Paper Flowers


We have brand new Crepe Paper from Lia Griffith in our store. You will be able to make beautiful flowers with this two sided crepe paper.


Click here to watch this video. You will see how easy it is to make these paper roses.


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

Monday, June 18, 2018

National Splurge Day


This large set of artists pencils is a great addition to your drawing supplies.


Festive fabric gem packs are good for a variety of sewing projects.


Patons Silk Bamboo yarns make great Summer clothing projects.


Have you wondered if you would enjoy hand lettering. Pick up an instruction book and set of pens to give it a try.



This vintage wood box filled with artificial succulents will make a wonderful table arrangement that will not wilt in the heat of Summer.



This one of a kind custom designed frame is a wonderful splurge. It is designed and hand built by Brad, our Frame Shop Manager.


Large metal vintage bathtub



Fill the large metal bathtub with flowers for a great front porch decoration.


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

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Celebrate America Mini Pennant



This pennant is easy to make and is a great addition to your 4th of July decor.


Supplies:
Celebrate America paper by Echo Park
Paper Accents Chipboard Pennant
Ribbon
Die Cut USA Letters
Glue




Instructions:
Cut paper to fit the chipboard triangles and glue down on the front side.
Use a paper punch to make a hole in the scrapbook paper.
(You may glue scrapbook paper to the back side if you choose.)
String a ribbon through the pennant holes.
Now tie extra ribbon pieces on the long ribbon.
Glue paper letters on the the pennants.
You can choose to keep the pennant small with three triangles, or add more for a longer pennant.




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

Friday, June 15, 2018

Nature Photography Day


Celebrate Nature Photography Day with a new print from our Frame Shop. We have a great selection to choose from.


These photograph prints look great in a ready made frame, but when they are custom framed by our award winning staff they really are stunning!




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253-862-6822
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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Fathers Day Gift For Baseball Fan


Is your dad a baseball fan? Make him a case for a special baseball. It will be a gift he will love to display.


Supplies:
One Unfinished Display Case with Opening Door
One Unfinished Wood Candlestick Holder
Americana Decor White Chalky Finish Paint
Americana Decor Brown Wax
E6000 Adhesive

Instructions:
Remove the metal candle holder from the candlestick with pliers.
Using E6000, glue the glass display box to the top of the candlestick and allow to dry completely.
Paint the wood pieces with the white chalk paint and allow to dry.
Brush on brown wax and wipe off until you are satisfied with the distressed appearance.
Add your prized baseball to the box and your project is finished.


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253-862-6822




Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Kids Camp 2018 in Bonney Lake


Kids Family Craft Camp

On Wed. August 8 and Thurs. August 9, 2018 between 10:00 am and 1:00 pm, kids and parents will have the opportunity to make unique crafts that will demonstrate some new techniques, new products to use in your crafting, and discover how creativity is a gift that everyone has! (PLEASE PRE-REGISTER TO HELP US PREPARE APPROPRIATELY).
You can register for individual crafts, or for Wednesday's crafts, or Thursday's crafts, or all crafts! Visit our registration page to see what crafts you'd like to sign up for! You can also register at the store, or over the phone at 253-862-6822 ext. 0.


Wednesday August 8, 2018



Thursday August 9, 2018


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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Unique Gift Ideas For Father's Day


Father's Day is Sunday June 17th.  Have you picked out or created that special gift for Dad yet? There is still time... we can help.


 

We have great game and puzzle books, Hangman For Foodies, Mind Bending Puzzles, Wordoku and more.


Metal Earth models are very popular and look great on a desk or bookshelf when finished.



How about a photographic print for Dad's Den. We have a great selection and can frame it for you also in either a ready-made frame or a custom designed frame made in-house at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frame Shop by our talented staff.

Stop in and wander around our store,we are sure you will find a unique gift for Dad! 


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

Monday, June 11, 2018

Butterfly Box Signs


You can create a butterfly box sign for your home with our selection of metal butterflies, box signs and vinyl.


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253-862-6822