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Friday, March 25, 2005

Easter Greetings!  
   

The holidays are always special times for the staff at SG to celebrate with their families and friends ... and Easter is no exception.  We encourage you to take some time out this weekend and remember those things that are most important in your life ... your faith, your family, friends and your core values.  Scrapbooking is often a way to help us to remember those very things.  And so it is our goal at SG to help make your memories last for generations and to continually add value to your life.  From the entire staff of SG, have a wonderful Easter weekend!

It's an Easter Egg Sale ...

Choose your easter egg and save this weekend at SG!  Our Easter sale will begin Friday and continues through Monday.

Grab a promotional code and place your order (one promo code may be used per order). 

Choose from the following promotional codes this weekend ...

ekeaster - 10% off EK Success products (regularly priced products only)
ginxeaster - 15% off Gin-X exPressOns Rub Ons (regularly priced products only)
scrapeaster - 10% off Scrapworks products (regularly priced products only)
cloud9easter - 10% off Cloud Nine Products (regularly priced products only)
easterbunny - 15% off all Transparencies (regularly priced products only)
bigeaster - 10% off an order of $100 or more (regularly priced products only)
happyeaster - 25% off one item in an order of $20 or more

 


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Monday, March 21, 2005

Our Shipping Rates have been Updated  
   

... and they are still the best rates on the planet!

We work very hard to keep shipping rates low and fair.  In fact, we often pay more to ship your package than we charge you for shipping!  In an effort to keep shipping rates low, we have decided to raise our shipping rates for heavier bulkier items while keeping the rates lower for lighter and less bulky products.

Effective April 1, 2005: Some Regular Domestic Shipping Rate products will require a different shipping rate (Heavy/Bulky Rate between $4.49 and $7.95).  Shipping for those heavier products will be indicated within the product description, and in the shopping basket when added to your basket.

Most orders ship for only $1.99 (Free over $50)!  Some orders cost more to ship ... but we still have managed to keep the regular shipping rate lower at only $4.49 for the contigious United States.

Need more Information?
Shipping Rates (USA & Territories)
International Shipping Rates

We want to know what you think about our shipping policies!  Please drop us a note by email to: service@acherryontop.com.


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Tuesday, March 15, 2005

Meet WV Scrapper!  
   

... all the way from West Virginia!

Introducing WV Scrapper ... a scrapbooker from West Virginia who is now meeting and greeting people from around the world right here at SG!  Every few weeks we will be featuring a member of our online community.  We asked Kellie to take a few moments and introduce herself!  Be sure to stop by the Message Board and chat with WV Scrapper and all of the other great people who visit SG on a regular basis!

1. How long have you been a scrapbooker?

I have been scrapping for about 6 years now.  My cousin got me interested (addicted).  She came in one weekend and had all this stuff spread all over the table at my Aunts and all it took was "What are you doing?" and I was hooked.  I started when my son went to Pre-School and still scrapping today and will continue scrapping, because I know I will never run out of photo's to scrap. 

2. What is your inspiration?

My inspiration is my family and the gals who know me here on the message board know that, my number one subject is my son Josh.  At least he does not run when I get my camera out (not yet), he really is a good sport and so is my husband.   My husband bought me a digital camera this past Christmas and I just love taking pictures with it.  I found a way to preserve my memories and I know my son and his children will enjoy my albums as much as I do.

StickersGalore.com Message Board is my other inspiration, I have learned so much from the girls here and I just LOVE the challenges, it has really got my creative juices flowing.  I am constantly going to the gallery and looking at their layouts and these girls really inspire me.

3. Do you have favorite products or techniques?  

My favorite product is Bazzill Cardstock, and I can't seem to get enough of it and alphabet stickers any shape and form they come in.  I love the new Making Memories Rub-on letters and numbers they are so cool. 

This past Christmas, my husband got me the Sizzix Sidekick and three different fonts, which I love to experiment with.    Karen Foster, Daisy D's, Colorbok and Bo Bunny are really my favorite; they seem to be the product I purchase the most.  As of techniques, I don't really have any; I consider myself a simple scrapper, keep it clean and concentrate on my photos.  I have tried inking, sanding, and I love paper tearing and card making, I make all my cards from holidays, birthday or just to say Hi.

 4. When and where do you create your masterpieces?

I have my own scrap room (store LOL).  Since, I am full time working gal, mother and wife, I don't get to scrap as often as I like, but when I do get to my room, my family tends to leave me alone for a few minutes.  As soon as I sit down, it's MOM or HONEY, I need you, it's like they have radar!!! When I get what they need I get to scrap a page or two.  Sometimes I have to tell them, please let me scrap for one hour that is all I ask.  LOL 

5.  Do you have any tips to share for saving time, organizing or getting started? 

Organization is number one, I have two of the pamper chefs caddy's to hold all my tools, pens and rulers.  Since I am not a fancy cook, I emptied all my spice jars and use them to hold my eyelets, buttons and brads.  I raided my husband's work shop for containers to keep my small supplies in and recently bought plastic containers at AC Moore and Wal-Mart to keep my ribbons, quote books, and what I can fit into them and labeled each container. 

I have the wire racks from Target to keep my stock of pattern paper and cardstock and a long, wide table to scrap on.  As for tips for saving time, I don't really have any, since I am a simple scrapper I only have few minutes here and there to scrap.  And I always clean my desk, if I am not done with a layout I keep everything I need in a page protector, so when I get back to it, everything is there.  I did learn one thing, I never throw anything away; boxes, jars, containers etc. that I can store my stuff in and I even have my husband trained.

Layouts by WV Scrapper ...
 

 


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Thursday, March 10, 2005

Daily Layout Challenges at SG!

... March & April Schedule

Hi Scrappers...after much discussion, the Design Team has come up with a new schedule for the daily challenges.  They will be a bit staggered, giving us all a little more time.  You will now have 2 weeks to complete a challenge to be considere...

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Monday, March 7, 2005

February Challenge Winners!

... All about Texture

The March Challenge will be announced soon! View the Monthly Layout Challenges page for more information on our regular monthly challenges here at SG!  Each winner will receive a $25 Gift Certificate.  Congratulations!

There were many gr...

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Monday, March 7, 2005

Doodlebug Challenge Winners!

... a job well done.

Congratulations to everyone who entered the Doodlebug Challenge!  Everyone did such a wonderful job and it was difficult to choose the winners.  We have chosen three winners in this challenge.  Each of our winners will receive a $50 Gift Certificate fo...

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Tuesday, March 1, 2005

Meet Shutterbug!

... one of the first to discover our online community!

She was one of the first to visit the SG Message Boards.  Shutterbug (Kimber) is one of those people who has actively participated in activities hosted at SG and has been involved in our online Scrapbooking community.  Every few weeks we will be featuring a mem...

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