Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Our Shelley

Shelley's headshot Shelley will be finishing her time as formal staff this week. Shelley will no longer be with us on a weekly basis. She will take on a new roll as an instructor and occasional staff member when needed.  Her last official day with us is Saturday April 4th, 2015. We are very sad to see her go but believe that there are bigger and brighter things for her and her family in the near future. Please pop in this week, Tuesday and Saturday and give her a lovely send off. She will be teaching a class coming up in April and you can always contact her for your Creative Memories items at www.creativememories.com/user/shelleybrenneman
Shelley, I don't know what I would have done in the past year without your love, support, prayers and encouragement. Your presence here will be greatly missed.
Thank you so much my friend.

Monday, March 23, 2015


The new season is upon us for BasicGrey Page of the month. It all begins Wednesday at 7pm and again on Thursday at 1:30pm. This month is a great one for all those holidays at the beach or abroad or cruising. It is from the Adrift collection
Here is your double layout:

And the single layout
You will need:
Cutting mat/craft knife or paper trimmer
Dimensional adhesive (Foam Dots)
Tiny Attacher or stapler
Border punch
White twine
White Cardstock
Brown, white and gold (optional) journaling pens

Photos needed are:
Single: 3”x3”, 3.5”x3.5”, 3.75”x3.75”
Double: 3.5”x5.25”, 3.75”x6”, 3.75”x5.25” (2), 3”x3.5”

And here is the list of papers/embellishments and a link to view them. 

Adrift 12x12 Nautical (2)
Adrift 12x12 Sailor (2)
Adrift 12x12 Starboard (2)
Adrift 12x12 Ropes (2)
Adrift 12x12 Exclusive (2)
Adrift Title Stickers
Adrift Chip Shapes
Adrift Brad and Resin Combo

Friday, March 20, 2015

Scrapbook & Cards Today

What are you doing today??
Spring into action because...
Scrapbook & Cards Today is on its way!
Our FREE magazine will be ready for pick up on
In this issue, SCT has fabulous articles on:
· “Spark you Story” with Ali Edwards;
· Project Trend with Vicki Boutin
· Fun and fresh ways to use the basics;
· Creative Cards with Jen McGuire;
· Clean & Simple with Cathy Zielske
· seasonal layouts;
· and gorgeous spring cards!
*Magazine will only be release to customers on FRIDAY MARCH 20th - one per customer as there are limited amounts of these FREE magazines. Thanks

Thursday, March 19, 2015


How many of you remember our Grab & Go Pre-Designed kits for a few years back?

They are coming back. This is a fun and easy way to have a layout created for you and by you at the same time. The kits are professionally designed by our staff and include a fun or simple technique for you to learn.
All the pieces are precut and embellishments are included in the kit - all you add are your photos, adhesive & the occasional simple product - like ink.
Each kit will be in limited amounts and will first be shown on our FACEBOOK book page, so follow us there. Single layouts will be $7.99 each.

Here is kit number 1 & there are only 5 of them (2 left now)

Monday, March 16, 2015

Brown Bag Winners

WOW so late posting this....

Our Brown Bag winners - That's right WINNERS!! for February are...

Many People picked up the February Surprise kit but only a couple of crafters took to the challenge of this retro themed bag of goodies.
We can't choose between them so BOTH will receive a special prize! 
Congrats Jenny & Janet.
If you want to be in to win bring your projects created with our Surprise kits in by the end of the month.

Monday, March 02, 2015


Well "HELLO" there!
Are you tired of Winter yet?
Those grey days with little or no colour, getting you down?

Come and create a double layout using Midnight Core Project Life Cards with white and Black cardstock.

Sound fun?  NOPE?

We need to add a little **POP** of colour.
Create your own splattered/sprayed background with homemade Acrylic Sprays in one of four colours and use ribbon and ric rac to jazz it all up. Black, white and a pop of colour makes this a very graphic & fun layout. Great for those who want to try sprays with the worry.

Wednesday, March 18th at 7pm.
$18.00  per person and the are 9 Spaces available.

Monday, February 23, 2015


Come join us for creative fun from 7 pm to 12 am - MIDNIGHT CROP!!!!

Bring your own projects to work on - All crafters welcome!
Coffee, tea & hot cocoa and yummy treats are always available during crops and the shop is open late too.
$5.00 per person
Don't forget -you can also crop any time the store is open for this cost.


We have come to our last POTM class for the 2014-2015 season. This kit features awesome exclusive papers that are not on the retail market.
Our Class will run Wednesday Feb. 25th at 7:00pm and Thursday Feb. 26th at 1:30pm.
Each kit is $27.00 and we have a few extra kits/class spaces that are available.
If you would like to join us or would like to have one of these exclusive kits, please email the store at
allaboutscrapbooks@gmail.com or call us at 519-533-1500.
Here's what you have to bring with you:
Paper Trimmer
Adhesive & Foam Dots
Glue Dots
Tiny Attacher or stapler
Border Punch
White gel pen & black journaling pen
White Twine (optional)
White Cardstock (optional)
Single page: 4"x3.5" (2)
Double page: 4"x4", 3.25"x4" (1)  3"x4" (4) 3"x3.5" (1)

Monday, February 09, 2015

Last week to SIGN UP for the POTM Club

12 spaces available
Complete at LEAST 36 pages this coming year!
What if we told you don't have to wait??? 
What if we told you that YES, you CAN complete at 
LEAST 36 pages this coming year??? 

You don't need uninterrupted days on end to scrap...
just a few short hours each month!
Our Basic Grey Page of the Month class is EXACTLY what you need...
The guesswork is gone and the designing is already done, you just need to build the pages. 
With our help of course! We have seats open in a couple of classes, 
and if you can't make class, YES, kits are available.
Stop waiting, give us a call to register, the time is NOW!
These pages are AWESOME for your everyday photos
(... birthdays, day at the park, zany fun mug shots, Christmas, spring, winter, summer, fall, sunny days, rainy days, and everything in between...)  and you are guaranteed an album full of pages you will be proud to share at the end of the year... all in just a few hours per month.
Make sure you get a seat in this fantastic program!
The Details:
When you become a part of our exclusive year-long scrapbooking club brought to our Store by BasicGrey... 
Each month you receive a kit chock-full of the latest and greatest products which coordinate to create amazing double page using only the newest Basic Grey products, some of which are EXCLUSIVE to Page of the Month members layouts  
Basic Grey's team of designers bring you expertly-crafted layouts, fresh, trend-setting techniques and pages that you will be proud to place in your album! 
We will complete one double page layout, designed by Basic Grey or Kimberly, in class each month.
Photos and written instruction are provided to create amazing bonus projects (a minimum of one single page layout) each month as well!
Participate with the rest of the scrapbooking community in these monthly classes 
- sign up now!

More Information:
End of the year incentive! 
Receive a FREE Designer Tote Bag at the end of the year!
Exclusive Papers: Throughout the year Basic Grey will include exclusive papers that will only be available for POTM participants! These papers will NOT be included in the regular collection releases

Choice of class dates as follows:
Class dates and times repeat each month,
starting in March 2015 and running through to February 2016
  • 4th Wednesday of each month 7:00 - 9:00
  • 4th Thursdayof each month 1:30 – 3:30
KIT ONLY option is also available for Page of the Month!
Photos and detailed written instructions make this a perfect project to complete on your own time if none the dates above fit into your schedule. If you are unable to attend class, your class kit will be available for pick up anytime after your regular class date. 
Class/Kit fees are $30 per month, payable monthly, in advance,with your first month's class fee due at the time of registration. 2nd month is due on first class date, 3rd month is due on 2nd class date and so on...
Class sneak peaks, student supply lists and photo sizes will be emailed in advance of each class
We are so excited and cannot wait to embark on our FIFTH year of fabulous layouts with you and Basic Grey! 
If you have any questions, just pop in or give us a call at the Store at 519-533-1500
Basic Student Supply List for all Page of the Month classes is listed at the bottom of this page.

Basic Supply List for all Page of the Month Classes:
  • Paper Trimmer 
  • Adhesive (dry, liquid, glue dots)
  • Foam Squares / Dimensional Adhesive
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • Craft Knife & Cutting Mat
  • Journaling Pen
  • Sanding Blocks / Files
  • Favorite Distressing Inks & Sponge for inking

Any additional supplies, photo sizes etc are emailed monthly

All the images shown here and in this post are the double layouts from the 2014-2015 sessions.

Monday, February 02, 2015


Hey are you snowed in???
We are too!
All About Scrapbooks is

Stay home and stay warm.