Friday, August 29, 2014

Fall and Halloween Seasonal Store

School is nearing and before you know it the seasons will be changing. Come in today and shop the Fall and Halloween Seasonal Store!

Do you see anything you like? Well then come on in and shop today. Don't forget we now have the same hours as the main store! 

Thursday, August 28, 2014

New Passport Coupons!

 Check out the new Passport Specials that are going on now until September 8th. You can login and download your coupons here

Wednesday, August 27, 2014


Welcome to another WIN IT WEDNESDAY! This week our Win It Wednesday is a very pretty Glittery Lighted Pumpkin Decoration. (Batteries sold separately) 

Just Comment and Like the Facebook post to enter to win. A random winner will be announced Thursday, August 28, 2014. (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 pay shipping) before it is considered void.

You can find this product and other similar themed items located in our new Fall & Halloween Store, which now has NEW hours! 

Monday, August 25, 2014

Job Fair August 26 & 27

Don't forget about our Job Fair this Tuesday and Wednesday with instant interviews!

Tuesday, August 26, 3pm to 7pm and Wednesday, August 27, 9am to noon

Fill out an application here at the store, or you can download one on our website and bring it in!

Friday, August 22, 2014

Upcoming Classes, Make & Takes and Tastings: Our September Calendar

We have some fun and exciting classes and events scheduled here at Crafts Direct for the month of September!

Knitting 101  6:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn the basics of knitting and finish your very own dishcloth. This class will teach the knit-stitch. All materials are provided.
This is a two-session class: September 3rd & 10th

Tutoring on Thursdays: For Quilters 6:00pm - 8:30pm
September 4 & September 11

Here at Crafts Direct we would love to assist you in selecting your next quilt projects, with fabrics, patterns, etc. We want to also be the quilt shop that helps you to attain the methods and techniques that we have found that will enable you to create some very wonderful pieces

Anyone from beginner to expert is welcome. Bring your current quilting project and join us in the classroom! Karen P. our quilting instructor will be available to answer any questions or help you out if needed.

Friday Night Scrap  5pm - 11pm, September 5th
You can enjoy six full hours of scrapbooking fun. Snacks will be provided along with great prizes. A Cricut will be available to use.  

All Day Scrap Saturday -  9:30am to 4:30pm, September 6th  
Seven full hours of Scrapping with snacks, prizes and a Cricut to use. Scrappers are also invited to use the classroom until 7:30pm on Saturday.  You can register for just one day or both if you wish. 

Something new here at Crafts Direct is the Wind & Willow Gourmet Foods product line. Starting on September 6th and every following Saturday in September from 12:00 - 2:00pm we will be sampling different Wind & Willow foods and dips from Pelican Bay

Samplings Dates

9/6: Wind & Willow: Tortilla Con Queso Soup & Roasted Corn Chowder Soup.
9/13: Wind & Willow: Fresh Picked Spinach Dip & Cheesy Bacon Dip
9/20: Wind & Willow: Brick Oven Pizza Cheeseball & Apple Pie Cheeseball
9/27: New dips from Pelican Bay: Country Vegetable Dip & Dill Pickle Dip

Also on Saturday's this month from 1pm to 3pm we will have various Make and Takes at the demo counters around the store. 

Flower & Cake Design
This is a four session class & will be held: September 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th. 6 - 8pm

Mindy will teach you to create breathtaking icing flowers such as pansies, lilies and the famous Wilton Rose. Throughout the four 2-hour sessions you will learn the basic principals of cake design, how to make royal icing, parchment bags, flower stems, gum paste and fondant will also be covered.  

This is an advanced class - you must have taken Course 1, or have prior cake decorating experience to take this class.

Card Chaos
Class will be offered: September 9th @ 6pm | September 16th @ 2pm & 6pm 

Make 8 cards in 1 night. Move from station to station completing each card. We provide the materials.

Beading 101 
6-8pm, September 17
Learn the basics of jewelry making, including how to use some of the beading tools. Complete a Black & Teal necklace while you learn, we provide the materials. Each class requires a separate registration sign up.

Beading 201 
6-8pm, September 24
Learn the basics of jewelry making, including how to use some of the beading tools. Complete a  Bronze Asymmetrical Chain necklace while you learn, we provide the materials.

                                    September 17                                       September 24

Each class is a separate registration sign-up.

Quilt Venture 9:30am - 5:00pm September 20th
Look what you can do with 2 ½” strips of fabric! The colors just ‘ripple’ from the center out, creating a mesmerizing effect. Create a “Ripple Effect” quilt top in this class.

Lunch will be provided from our Coffee Shop. The class will be limited to 10 people, so sign up soon! A supply list is available at Customer Service.

Basic Copic Class  6:00 - 8:00pm September 23
Have you been down the marker aisle in paper crafts, saw the Copic markers, and wondered what they were all about? Copic markers will take your coloring to a whole new level! Come learn the basics of Copic markers, some blending techniques to get you started, and other tricks & techniques. You will create 3 cards that utilize what you learn in class.

Fall Geomesh Wreath Class 6:00 - 8:00pm September 25

A new class we are very excited about this month is the Fall Geomesh Wreath Class. You will make a fall wreath using a popular product called Geo Mesh. Susie will walk you through the steps of creating your very own wreath. All supplies are included. 

You can check out the full calendar on our Website HERE. If you would like to join us for any of our classes please call or stop in to register, 320-654-0907. 

Friday, August 1, 2014

Project Ideas: Chicken Wire Memo Boards

Chicken Wire Memo Boards are on sale in our current ad, so I thought we'd share with you a few of the newest project ideas we have using these unique pieces. You can find links to the supply lists and project instructions for each of the frames by clicking on the project names below.

You & Me Wire Organizer