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We are excited to announce that Wendy Vecchi is coming back to teach classes this October 26-27, 2019!!! Be sure to save the weekend now, it’s going to be a lot of fun!

We will have more information about the classes she will be teaching and how you can sign up coming soon so keep an eye on the blog for that.


A little about Wendy………

Wendy Vecchi is a full time artist/designer and owner of studio 490.

She is a signature designer for Ranger, Stampers Anonymous and Blossom Bucket, Senior Educator for Ranger, and a past member the Tim Holtz and Maya Road design teams.

Wendy loves to demo and teach at stores and events across the country and has been published in numerous publications. She was the guest instructor for the Artful Voyage in Mexico with Tim Holtz, in October of 2009.

Her style is unique and eclectic with an exceptional attention to detail and a fresh approach to the creative spirit. She shares her love of techniques on her blog and reminds you that whatever you do each day just – “Make Art!”.

You can find more inspiration on her blog at and on the Ranger website at



We are so excited that the Colorsticks and Pallet Pastels from Jane Davenport are here! We also have her fabulous blending tools that work perfectly with these fun items. Take your art journals, cards and other mixed media projects to the next level with these fun items.

Stop in today to see these and so much more!


Get ready to Amaze everyone you know with this versatile Die Cutting Machine designed by Richard Garay for Spellbinders! Create amazing die cuts from a wide assortment of materials including canvas, fabric, vellum, chipboard and multiple layers of cardstock. You’ll love the solid steel components, 6″ wide platform and that it is lightweight and portable. This machine works with thin metal dies, steel rule dies and embossing folders.

Buy the machine for $79.99 in our store or online!

We are in love with the new Deep Blue Sea line from Carta Bella! It’s perfect for scrapbooking cruises or beach vacations. Stop in the store today to check this out and see what else is new!


We will be closed on Monday, May 27th for Memorial Day. Enjoy the holiday with family and friends and we will see you on Tuesday, May 28th at 10:00 a.m.!


We have the new Vintage Nuvo Drops here! They are great for adding a little embellishment to all of your projects when you want a matte finish.

Stop in to check them out today!

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1818B North Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

847.670.6065 (Phone)
847.670.6095 (Fax)

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Mon-Thurs: 10am-8pm
Fri-Sat: 10am-6pm
Sun: 11am-3pm

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Non stick craft mat, Paper trimmer, scissors, black marker & ink pad, pencil, black ink pad, bone folder, dry and wet adhesive, along with brown and black chalk pads. Unless Otherwise noted.

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