10 October, 2012

Halloween Goodies

The good thing about travelling is that you get to visit new scrap stores. I asked on 2Peas where we should go in Phoenix and they came back with a store called Scrapbooks Etc. The best thing about this store? It's a duel scrapbook and quilting store!!!! I HAD to go!
 First I hit up the fabric area and picked up these. The two layer cakes in the back are great because, really, there's no cutting required. I can just take those blocks, sew them together, give them a border, and that's quilt done! The littler packs will require just a bit more work, but it's still simple. Plus, with all that Halloween loveliness, I don't really care how long it takes!
 Then I went through all the scrapbook goodness they had there. I picked up some older papers, some new papers, some clearance stuff, just a mix of everything. I'm super happy with that trip!
The next day we did a bit of shopping, some eating, and I hit up Michael's. They had all their Halloween stuff on 60% off, so I got a few more things to decorate with. I got those neat new boxes to put stuff in on my desk, LOVE it! I got a stamp set, some stuff to make my own wreaths with, a few glass jars, some ribbon and embellishments, and a few ornaments. 

15 comments:

  1. New stash is always exciting! But I like to stay away from scrapbooking stores (really?) to stay away from temptation!!! Patsy from
    HeARTworks

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  2. Wow looks like you had fun shopping at the scrap stores, all of your goodies look fantastic....
    What kind of dog do you have? He's so cute...
    Have a great week..

    Maria #7

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    1. Thank you, Maria! Sirius is a medical alert dog and he's a Pomeranian.

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  3. I love traveling just so I can visit new stores. I found a great one in Canada that I hit every time I visit my dad.

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  4. I am green with envy! Love all the awesome goodies you got on your trip! Love the bright Halloween Colors! Wonder why they had every thing 60% off at Michaels. The one here in town is still getting in new stuff! Yaya a good find for sure. Have fun playing with the new goodies. Vickie #41

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  5. Love the jars of brew and such. And I like that you're showing the real thing - the mess you leave after you've picked out stuff to take with you..I do the same and always think it'll only take a couple of minutes to sort out when I get home. Wrong! Hope you're enjoying the Sierras.

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  6. Just look at all those button jars, how lovely. I've had a terrible time sourcing Halloween stuff in the UK. The craft shops don't want to know. Happy woyww.
    Joanne x

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  7. I love visiting craft stores when I travel too! Enjoy your new goodies!

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  8. I love finding new stores. :-) You got yourself quite a stash of Halloween goodies. I see even on the small TV you are watching Hocus Pocus. Brigita #113

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  9. Always fun to have new things to play with!! Enjoy!

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  10. Looks like a successful shopping trip, have fun with the new goodies :)

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  11. Happy WOYWW. Great shopping trip. Wish we had a Michaels in the UK. Ali x #67

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  12. Looks like you have lots of goodies to play with.

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  13. Wow such exciting new stash! Have lots of fun playing... Happy WOYWW!
    Alison x
    #71

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  14. Sounds like a fun trip...always made better by great shopping!
    Hope you are now enjoying your new trip!

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