Sunday, June 30, 2013

News and Events June 30, 2013

Here’s a bit of news and information for North Texas and the surrounding areas:

LinkedIn Blog Hop
Don’t forget!  Today is your last day to stop by the Crafty Neighbor blog to check out our June Blog Hop!  Each blog in the hop will be giving away a prize to one random person who comments on the blog and offers a suggestion for next month’s hop.  Here’s a little peek of my entry:

Registrations are now open for the following events:

Scrapbooking Garage Sale
Join us Saturday, August 3rd from 9AM- 3PM for a scrapbooking garage sale at the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas, Joann Fogg Service Center, 6001 Summerside Drive, Dallas, Texas 75252. 

Dallas Crafters Marathon
Crop for the day, or crop for the weekend.  This event is open to Paper Crafts, Needle & Yarn Crafts, Fiber Artist, Altered Arts, Art Journaling & Book Arts, Jewelry Making, Stamping, Quilting, etc!  Most crafts are welcome!  Friday, July 26 through Sunday, July 28th.  See website for more information.

Here’s a few events outside the DFW area:

Creating Keepsakes Conventions
Work on projects, catch up with friends, and have tons of fun at one of the many CK conventions throughout the country.  Here’s a few within an easy drive of DFW:

6th Annual Scrapbooking Cruise
Join us on our 6th annual cruise of the Caribbean departing Galveston, Texas on December 1, 2013 aboard the Royal Caribbean Mariner of the Seas!  We’ll have 7 days of cropping, crafting, cardmaking, and cruising while we visit the ports of Roatan, Honduras, Belize City, Belize, and Cozumel, Mexico.  Pricing starts at about $100 per day and includes all food, cruise fare, and crafting fees.  Payment plans available.  See our website for more details.

Watch for these events, coming soon:

Think Pink Crop for the Cure
That’s right!  Our annual breast cancer fundraiser is back with a new name!  Our annual event will now be called Think Pink Crop for the Cure!  Mark your calendars now for October 5, 2013, and let’s kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a bang!  More details to be announced!

2014 Cruise!
Boy do we have some great news for you!  Royal Caribbean is coming to Gavleston Year-ROUND!  We’re cruising again in 2014 so look for a date announcement very soon!  We are tentatively looking at September or October with a destination of Jamaica and Grand Cayman.  We can’t wait!
Kits and Layouts:
Coming soon to!  We are in the process of transitioning some of our online shop to an ETSY shop for easier maintenance!  As we do this, we will be adding new items, including kits and ready-made layouts.  Watch here and on our Facebook  page for the announcement!

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