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August 22, 2013

Graphic 45 Featured Store: Scrapbook N Such

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Hello G45ers,

Are you ready for some fun?! Today's blog is filled with inspiration and cheer! You'll meet our fantastic featured store called Scrapbook N Such in Wichita Falls, Texas. There's a great interview and photos from Scrapbook N Such that you're sure to enjoy. We also have some gorgeous tag creations to share with you from our design team! You'll see an adorable Mother Goose tag by Alberto Juarez. Then Maiko Miwa will share her stunning Bohemian Bazaar tag! Today's Graphic 45 45 blog has it all: a fabulous featured store, tons of inspiration and lots of fun! We are so happy that you've stopped by!

Here's a quick reminder about this week's blog contest! We're giving you the chance to win this gorgeous Secret Garden prize pack this week. All you need to do is leave us a blog or Facebook comment for your chance to win a Secret Garden 12x12 paper pad, Stickers, Alphabet Stickers, Tags & Pockets, Flowers, Cling Stamps, Ornate Metal Key Holes, Flower Staples and two Smooch accent inks by Clearsnap. That's a $60 value! Be sure to leave your comments this week for a chance to win. A random winner will be announced on tomorrow's blog so stay tuned!

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And now it's time to get to know one of our fantastic stores, Scrapbook N Such! They are an incredible store and they recently won a Graphic 45 in-store event through our Place in Time class contest! Every month we send out newsletters to our stores with amazing Place in Time project sheets and classes they can teach in their stores! It's a great way to bring G45ers together to learn fun techniques, work with our beautiful papers and Staples and take home a marvelous handmade treasure. Stores who taught these special classes were also entered to win Graphic 45 contests, including the chance to win the grand prize, an in-store event taught by Graphic 45 staff! These classes were a big success and we want to thank all of our incredible shops for participating! We continue to offer this amazing program and another chance to win a Graphic 45 in-store event! The drawing will take place in January, so you still have plenty of chances to enter.  Lets get to know our grand prize winner, the amazing shop Scrapbook N' Such in Wichita Falls, Texas! 

About Scrapbook N' Such:

We opened in 2001 and are a family-based store.  We have expanded 3 times in 12 years thanks to our great customers believing in us, without them we would not be the 8,000 sq ft store we are now.   We offer weekend retreats, crops, classes, birthday parties, and more.  We are not just a scrapbook store (that is why the "N SUCH" was included in our name 12 years ago to enable us to sell invitations, home decor, mixed media and supplies for quilters).  We also house a Photographer, http://mistydoyle.com and have a hubby and kids area in the store.  We offer OPEN crop anytime during store hours.

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Beautiful Graphic 45 products and projects on display inside Scrapbook N Such!

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Here's a fun interview with Scrapbook N' Such! Learn more about this wonderful and inspiring store!

1. Scrapbook 'N Such has been taking part in our monthly Place in Time classes! How many Graphic 45 classes do you teach a month? What type classes are these?

We teach 4 classes each month using the G45 product lines (2 card classes and 2 layout classes).

2. How do your students like the classes? Do they have a good time?

STUDENTS love the classes our numbers have picked up since we started doing the G45.  It makes our teachers happier since the G45 design team does all the hard work coming up with the class projects and sends them to us along with detailed colored instructions...as we have to do it COPY it and we are done....so easy, so fun and we love it.

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3. You won our grand prize - an In-Store Appearance by Graphic 45! Were you excited when you saw you won?

We were so excited.  Each month during the 4 classes we tell the ladies to pray and think positive that we will win as we take the monthly group photo.  POWER of being positive!  G45 is one of our very best product lines we sell in the store and it is displayed near the front door for all to see and fall in love with too.  We have our store design team doing various layouts, mini books, and home decor using each G45 product line and its all on display at the store with the G45 products.

4. Are your students excited?

Yes.  Some have already purchased some vintage hats etc to wear when G45 is here as we are going to set up a photo booth area where the ladies can have their pictures made with G45 staff along with their friends etc.  We are so excited to make this a fun event for all.

5. You offer great classes at your store. Do you think offering classes keeps your store's community strong? 

YES.  Classes are what make our store successful.   Everyone is on the run and so busy now a days...they love coming to a class to learn something new and different and walk away from class with a completed project.

We can't wait to join Scrapbook 'N Such for Make 'n Takes, a fun workshop, and yummy barbecue! It will be a blast!

And now it's time for some joyful craft inspiration! We wanted to share some sweet ideas for pretty tags that are sure to make you smile! Tags are so fun to create and they have so many uses! Here is Alberto's adorable Mother Goose tag. Both of today's beautiful tags were made using the Graphic 45 Regular Tag Album Staples which are just perfect for tag-making! Alberto used pretty paper layers, a few fussy cut elements, pretty ribbon an adorable photo to give this tag a heartwarming look. This would make a wonderful gift!  
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Next we have another bright and cheerful tag creation. Behold this stunning Bohemian Bazaar tag by Maiko. She definitely highlighted the beautiful rainbow of colors that Bohemian Bazaar has to offer! This incredible tag features gorgeous paper layers, fussy cut elements and fun embellishments that help give it beautiful dimension. This tag would be so much fun to create! Get inspired to create your own special Bohemian Bazaar treasure! It will definitely brighten your day!

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We hope you all had a lot of fun today. We want to thank you all for stopping by our blog! Big thanks to our friends at Scrapbook N Such as well as Alberto and Maiko for their amazing work today. We will have more joy and inspiration to share with you on tomorrow's blog, along with a new blog contest winner announcement. We hope you'll come back and see us!

Happy Papercrafting!

Your Friends at Graphic 45

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Comments

Wow!!! Just like a huge "candy store" for paper lovers!!! Thanks for sharing your story and some great projects!!!

Thanks for another great chance to win the best paper products! Love G45!

how cool for the scrapbooks n such store to win a visit. love the tags.

Wish we had a store like that here. Tags are reallly neat.

I loved hearing about the wonderful, creative shop!! Wish I had something like that in my neighborhood... Great projects from the designers and a wonderful chance to win this Graphic 45 collection. Thanks, G45!

That store looks awesome! Also I love all the projects you shared!

More great inspiration - thank you!!

Looks like a fun store! Would love to see you spotlight some of the online stores that carry your products, as well! Thanks for sharing :)

Beautiful store. Secret garden paper is wonderful.

Wish I had a store like that near me!!! Thanks for the chance to win!!

I absolutely adore the collections and thank you so much for the tutorials & creative ideas. Please do not ever go away.

Love this paper and what you did with it making your tag. Going to be honest I didn't really care for this paper pack but I'm really having some 2nd thoughts on it after seen work being made with it. <3

I have been to this store and it is all that - and more. And the owners are just delightful. Thanks for featuring them as they deserve it.

I wish more of the projects were available as project sheets to keep tucked away for future reference. There's too many projects to try all at once!

Nice Post...Thank you for Sharing...

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