Wednesday, July 23, 2014

It's a Birthday Party!

August is our birthday so we decided what better way to celebrate than with a birthday party- a Birthday Soiree- to be exact. Mark your calendars for Saturday, August 16th and come join us for a fun day of birthday festivities.

Bobbie is know for her soiree extravaganzas and this one will be no exception and she has talked Jackie into joining her in the celebration. Jackie and Bobbie will each be teaching a surprise project- it's no fun to see your presents ahead of time. In addition to the two projects and all supplies, light breakfast, lunch and of course a few presents and surprise treats are included in the cost.

Space will be limited to the first 24 so don't hesitate. Cost for day including two projects, snacks, lunch and surprises is $75. To sign up call Paper Crown at 405 848-2389

Monday, July 21, 2014

Almost Maxed Out

We have almost maxed out on the number of students for the Debby Schuh weekend this Friday and Saturday, July 25th & 26th. There are just a couple of spaces left in each class so if you have been on the fence, it's time to jump over on the fun side! Not only are these the most adorable mini albums ever but also such informative classes you definitely do not want to miss.

If you are crushed you absolutely can't make any of the classes, all isn't lost. Kits are available for all three classes and include everything needed to complete the project along with detailed instructions and photos.  It won't be as fun as class but you won't totally miss out.


This is a perfect opportunity for a girl's weekend, gather a couple of girlfriends (not too many space is limited) and enjoy an evening or day of crafting, treats, laughter and go home with the cutest mini album. If you are from out of town and have been looking for a reason to make the trip to OKC and Paper Crown, here it is. A little get away, some fun classes and discounted shopping in one of the south's best paper arts boutiques- it's all GOOD!


  Have we twisted your arm enough?! Don't wait too long, the spaces are filling quickly. To sign up for a weekend class or to get a kit, call Paper Crown 405 848-2389.
#big ideas#little book
Friday, July 25th
Little Golden
A Day at the Seashore Album
Saturday, July 26th
Storyteller Album
Saturday, July 26th


Friday, July 18, 2014

Just In From NY

Look what the postman delivered today. The sample for Debby's third class, Story Teller album. This album is sooo cute you all will love it. the pictures definitely don't do it justice but really are more of a tease for the real thing. Debby is so clever, a paper engineer of sorts.


Still a few spots left in this class next Saturday, July 26th from 2:30-5:30. Cost including all supplies is $65. Kits are also available. To sign up for this or Debby's other to classes that weekend call Paper Crown at 405 848-2389.  Have a great weekend and enjoy this great weather.  

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Dreaming of the Beach

If you just got back, getting ready to go, or just wishing for a trip to the beach, yesterday's boxes might be just what you were wanting. Two new beach/ nautical lines arrived yesterday, one from Prima and the other Webster's Pages. Both have embellishments and are perfect whether you want to document a fun day on the beach with the kiddos or the beautiful beach sunset.


In addition a fun new line from Webster's " Strawberry Fields." Bright colors, new designs you will love it for your summer pictures.

Need a little something to read on the beach? New shipment from Somerset including new magazine Bella Grace.

Does getting started on that beach album have you stumped- sign up for Debby Schuh's A Day at the Seashore album on Sat., July 26th from 10-1. Cost is $60 and includes all your supplies. Kits with instructions are also available. Call Paper Crown at 405 848-2389 to sign up.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Debby Schuh Part 3- Story Teller Album

Leave it to Miss Debby to leave Oklahoma with a grand finale- I think she saved the best for last! Debby's final class for her " Debby Schuh" weekend (we all need a weekend named after us) is the Story Teller Album using the newest line from October Afternoon and that adorable new 10 x 6.5 Heidi Swapp album. Debby taught the Storyteller album last weekend so I do not have the sample in the store but I know without a doubt, it is fabulous and you will all be oohing and aweing over it!

StoryTeller Book
designed & taught by Debby Schuh
Sat., July 26th
Don’t you love it when someone says, “Tell me about the time…” - who doesn’t love a good story! You have stories that only you can tell, and this album is just the place to write those stories down. Just like a good book that you would get from the library to read over and over again, your StoryTeller book will be a treasure-trove of your “tell me about” stories.

Using the whimsical new Public Library collection from October Afternoon mixed with the nostalgic new Open Road collection from American Crafts, we will make a storybook filled with lots of places to tuck your stories and include your photos. The new Heidi Swapp 8” x 6” binder album with three different styles of horizontal page projectors will be the base of our book  - we will alter some of them and make your book an interactive scrapbook for writing, photos, and mementos.

You’ll have several papers to choose from for your book cover and, of course, can use your book for anything you want – it would make a great place to record your favorite books or to use as a school album or even a travel album. Your kit includes thirteen sheets of 12x12 papers, 4 stickers sheets, stitched borders, Miscellany die cuts and buttons and ribbons and the album – it’s huge!
It will be a very fun weekend and perfect for those of you who have never scrap booked but want to give it a try- on a smaller scale. Debby is a fantastic teacher and will walk you through with her Power point and very detailed written instructions and for those of you who have been scrap booking for years, I promise you will go away with several new tricks and techniques that will enhance your albums.
As an added incentive for those of you thinking of making a weekend of it and traveling from out of town, I will have a special welcome gift and an additional shopping bonus if you sign up for all three of Debby's classes. 
Disappointed you aren't going to be able to make it, all three of Debby's classes offered that weekend will be available to purchase as kits. All the materials are provided along with detailed written instructions. There really isn't a reason you have to miss out on the fun!
Classes are filling so I wouldn't think about it too long. To sign up simply call Paper Crown at 405 848-2389.  

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Debby Schuh Weekend- Part 2 A Day at the Seashore Book

This is the second class in the Debby Schuh weekend, A Day at the Seashore Book. Debby has cleverly taken a Little Golden storybook and transformed it into an album for your favorite beach vacation.



Little Golden Seashore Album
designed & taught by Debby Schuh
Sat., July 26th
 Some of my happiest memories are of days spent at the seashore – whether it’s in Florida or Texas or California or somewhere else across the world – most of us have pictures and memorabilia from these special times that need a home.
In this class we will be making a darling album using the classic Little Golden book, “A Day at the Seashore” as the foundation of our project. We’ll take the book apart and then refashion it with the beautiful new collection “By the Sea” from Graphic 45, and mix it with goodies from American Crafts, October Afternoon, 7gypsies, and more, along with gorgeous ribbon from May Arts. We’ll be making interactive pages with fold-outs and pockets and page protectors and all the techniques that Debby is known for – you’ll love the possibilities that this book presents to include lots and lots of photos and techniques that you can apply to your other paper crafts projects.
Student supply list: Please bring the following items to class… 12” paper trimmer, pencil, ruler, scoring tool, scissors, strong tape adhesive (1/8” and ½”, if possible), regular tape runner adhesive, Crop a Dile (or 1/16” and 1/4” We R MemoryKeepers Power Punches, Distress Ink (I use Vintage Photo Distress Ink by Ranger), ink blending tool, non-stick craft mat, sanding tool, stapler or Tiny Attacher, Glossy Accents (or other liquid glue or glue dots), corner rounder punch, scallop-edge scissors. Optional: We R MemoryKeepers Tab Punch, Tim Holtz two hole punch, craft knife, cutting mat, flat nose wire cutters.
To sign up for this class or Debby's
other two classes,
call Paper Crown at 405 848-2389.

Monday, July 14, 2014

Debby Schuh Weekend- Part 1 # big ideas#small book

In less than two short weeks my friend Debby Schuh will be at Paper Crown for a weekend of mini album classes. We have many classes at the store that cater to the paper arts girls but the three classes July 25th and 26th are geared for those of you that LOVE scrapbooking and want to learn new techniques and tricks.

Debby is very well know in the scrapbook industry and teaches her unique style to ladies all over the world. Following her trip to OKC, she will be jumping on a plane headed to South Africa to teach. One of the things I love about Debby's classes is she doesn't work for one manufacturer so her projects are a mix of her favorite lines - which also happen to be mine. I think this makes her projects much more interesting and no so matchy matchy.

We are so lucky to have Debby at the store and I know you will have a wonderful time. Not only will you leave with a finished project but probably enough to have a good start on a second project. Debby is very generous with her kits.

Debby and I with our friend Diane.
Debby and I were roomies this spring at Carolyn Peeler and Teri Brush's La Dolce Vita Retreat in Tuscany. I'm so excited to have a reunion and share our adventure with you. (Debby has done an outstanding job documenting the treat on her blog  . My photos are finally downloaded and I will begin this week sharing them on the blog- I want to get everyone thinking about a Paper Crown group going next spring!)

# bigideas#littlebook
Fri., July 25th
Using the new We R MemoryKeepers 4x4” Instagram album, Debby will guide you in making an encyclopedia of ideas for expanding the room for photos in the small books that are so popular now. The folds and cuts and extensions and add-ins and more will supply a wealth of ideas that can be adapted for any of your paper-crafting projects.

The darling new Styleboard collection by Maggie Holmes from Crate Paper will fill our books with nostalgic charm and be the foundation for the sweet little pages that we’ll make for our favorite photos. The page protectors that come in your album will be perfect for 4x4” or 2x2” Instagram photos or you can crop your photos to fit the pages. We’ll add ribbons and tags and pockets and other little embellishments to make our books the cutest things ever!

Student supply list: Please bring the following items to class… 12” paper trimmer, pencil, ruler, scoring tool, scissors, strong tape adhesive (1/8” and ½”, if possible), regular tape runner adhesive, Crop a Dile (or 1/16” and 1/4” We R MemoryKeepers Power Punches, Distress Ink (I use Vintage Photo Distress Ink by Ranger), ink blending tool, non-stick craft mat, sanding tool, stapler or Tiny Attacher, corner rounder punch, scallop-edge scissors, foam squares. Optional: Tim Holtz two hole punch. 
This book has 15 pages ;however, since there are so many pockets, flaps and fun twists there really are many more areas to journal or add your favorite mini pictures.  
To sign up for this class or any of Debby's classes that weekend, call Paper Crown at 405 848-2389.
This is a great opportunity for those of you in TX, KS or AR to come experience Paper Crown for a weekend and do a little shopping and create some adorable albums.
Debby's other two classes will be featured this week or if you can't wait, our previous post