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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Summer Projects!

Summer is most certainly here in Central Minnesota! This last weekend for the 4th of July was simply beautiful. It's time to print those photos of the memories you are making each day and get them into frames! Below are a few Summer themed projects that will surely get you motivated to continue to get out and about and enjoy the good weather while it lasts!



Friday, July 3, 2015

Crazy Days and 4th of July Sale

We have two great sales going on now, Crazy Days and our 4th of July Sale. The Crazy Days sale is now through July 8th. The 4th of July Sale has a coupon valid today only, Friday, July 3 and another coupon valid on Sunday, July 5th Only!

You can view the full  Crazy Days Ad on our store website

 Have a Happy and Safe 4th of July!

Our store will be closed on Saturday, July 4th but we will reopen on Sunday at 10:00 AM. 


Great Impressions - July Stamp of the Month 2015

The Great Impressions stamp of the month program for July has quite a variety of cute animal images that compliment the sentiment stamps. We've got a cuddly duck named Louie which is available in a front and a back side stamp. I bet you card makers can get really creative with this adorable duck!

The Stamp of the Month is the Elegant Butterflies is in the upper left corner of the stamp design sheet. The Elegant Butterflies stamp is on a sale for a price of $10.12, regular white tag price of $13.49.

These are all individually sold wood mounted stamps available in aisle 10 of our

Paper Crafts Department. We have the card sample board shown above in our stamping aisle to view as well.  

This month the coordinating stamps are in the price range of $6.99 to $12.99 each.

A printed project sheet with full instructions on how to create each card is available both in our store as well as online to print. A sample photo of the inspiration board above is also available in our store.

Patriotic Projects for the 4th of July!

We're just sharing a little bit of Patriotic Inspiration for the weekends festivities you may have planned! There's still time to create something with Red, White and Blue!

 A popular craft has been the Pinwheel Treat Boxes from Doodlebug Design. There are so many possibilities for candy fillers in these cute little see through pillow boxes!

 Such a classic look with a wood grain faux paper background with the USA staring back at you is the Rustic USA Pallet Sign project.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Quilt Block of the Month - July (Block #7)

 Kit contains all the fabric needed to create this block, plus instructions & templates.

Online Program
In August email a photo of your completed July block to qbm@craftsdirect.com and then you will receive an email with a coupon code to purchase block #8 at a discount price.
Continue this process monthly until you have all 12 blocks completed!

In Store Program
In August you will bring the completed block from July
in and show it to a Quilt Shop Team Member.
You will then receive Block #8 for a discounted price
Continue this process monthly until you have all 12 blocks completed!


Finishing Kit: To order your finishing kit; email us at fabrics@craftsdirect.com
Please include the following information:
-Your name
-Phone number
-Which finishing option you would like to order (see options below)

We will make your finishing kit and contact you when it is ready, and you can let us know if you will be picking it up or if you would like to have it shipped.

To purchase this months quilt block or any other past months, please go to our online store

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Win It Wednesday, July 1

Welcome to another WIN IT WEDNESDAY! This week our Win It Wednesday prize is an assortment of Patriotic Party Supplies!

Just Comment and Like this Facebook post to enter to win. A random winner will be announced Thursday, July 2. Facebook has complete release by each entrant or participant. (This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.) Winner will be announced on our Crafts Direct Facebook page and has 14 days to claim prize (Winner must pick up in-store or provide shipping address) before it is considered void. 

U.S. Residents only.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Glossy Accents Pendant Tutorial

Staff member Erica created this tutorial for a Glossy Accents Pendant project. Although there are many other ways to create a pendant such as with a glass tile, wood tile or bottle cap, this method seems to be the easiest and cost effective. 

Click on the image to Pin it and to enlarge.

Two of our sample pendants

We have more Pendant Project Inspiration in our online gallery on our website.