Sunday, October 30, 2011

Tim Holtz Creative Wonderland Specialty Workshops at the LBH!

Specialty Workshops at The Little Blue House:
Tim Holtz - Creative WonderlandWe are so thrilled to bring you the following unique holiday projects courtesy of Tim himself. These projects were designed by Tim specifically for us to share with you...our wonderful customers!
We have some fabulous techniques to share with you and will be showing you the versatility of some fabulous Ranger products!
Here are the projects and workshop info:
Holiday Configurations Box
Cost: $45
Saturday, 11/19 from 10a-1p
Monday, 11/21 from 10a-1p

 Holiday Artful Journal
Cost: $35
Saturday, 11/19 2p-5p
Monday, 11/21 2p-5p

If you sign up for both projects on the same day, lunch will be provided for you! So why not enjoy a Christmas Spirit-filled day at The Little Blue House! It's sure to be a day of merriment and creative joy! Sign up's have begun and seating is limited. Please stop by or call the LBH to reserve your seat!
(817) 431-7930

Happy Holidays!
Miss Tracy :)

P.S. I want to let you in on a little secret...Tim's 3rd project is the Elements of Time Pocketwatch and we will be featuring it as our Black Friday Make & Take...cost will be $10 ea. but free to those that spend $40 or more that day! Here is a closer look...

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Beware of these really cute Make & Takes!!

Eat, Drink, and Be Spooky!
Saturday October 29th 12pm-4pm

I thought I would share a few pic's of the Make & Takes that we will be doing this Saturday!
Happy Haunting Photo Booklet
Designed by: Miss Tracy :)
Here is a peek features the super cute Create-a-Card program by Doodlebug Designs! I designed this fun photo booklet out of a couple of the cards and an envelope...
can't wait to show you how this Saturday!

And of course, a little crafty treat for the kiddos too! They will be designing their own Mini Treat Tins...and fill them with candy. Here's a looksie...
Mini Treat Tins for the Kiddos

You'll have a chance to WIN great scrappy goodies in our "Scrap" walk too!...wondering what that is??!?!'s similar to a cake walk but winnings are scrappy goodies :)

Don't be afraid...come join us!!!
Happy Halloween!
Miss Tracy :)

P.S. Don't forget this week is our Halloween Blowout Sale! All Halloween merchandise is 40% off! Come see us and enjoy the Spooky Savings!!

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Spooktacular Savings!!!

40% off All Halloween Products
  Halloween Collections from Fancy Pants, Bella Blvd, Authentique, Echo Park, WeRMemory Keepers
& Jenni Bowlin.
Tim Holtz Halloween Dies, Embossing Folders, Stamps and Ideology products
Sale starts Tuesday Oct 25th!

Eat, Drink, and Be Spooky!
Saturday October 29th 12pm-4pm

 We will have a Free Make & Take going on, Tricks & Treats,and some Backyard Fun! Kiddos can decorate mini treat tins while you create your own special photo booklet. You'll have a chance to WIN great scrappy goodies in our "Scrap" walk too!...wondering what that is??!?!'s similar to a cake walk but winnings are scrappy goodies :)
Don't be afraid...come join us!!!
Candy is included :)

Monday, October 24, 2011

Blue House Art Group

Next Art Group Meetings

Wednesday, November 9
6 pm - 9 pm
Friday, November 11
10 am - 1 pm

"Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Alcohol Inks"

We'll be learning lots of old and new techniques using alcohol inks and creating a fun gift project!

and don't forget . . .


Make ten (10) ATCs with a fall theme.
Must be 3.5" high by 2.5" wide.
Dimensional additions ok.
Due by November Art Group meetings when we will swap them out.
You will receive ten different ATCs back.

We hope you will join us this month! More information is under the Art Group Page tab above.  Call the LBH now to reserve your seat!

Sunday, October 23, 2011


Join us for Scrap w/ Style with Jennifer Yates
Wednesday Oct 26th 10-12:30pm 
We will be creating this adorable layout and Jenn will be sharing her special tricks and tips with you during class!
"You're A Hoot"

Spots are still available so call or come by the Little Blue House and reserve your seat! :)

Monday, October 17, 2011

Little Blue House News

Good Morning,

If you hadn't heard the LBH gals have been working hard at
a workshop all weekend long.  Learning new techniques
and about new products that some of our favorite vendors
will be introducing soon.  Today they are in a Tim Holtz 
Winter Wonderland Workshop.  
Doesn't that sound amazing.
And what would a weekend be without a picture 
with Tim Holtz himself. They look so happy. ; )

The LBH Gals will be back this week with loads
of new techniques to teach us in the next feature.

Until then, here's what's coming up at
The Little Blue House.
Looky Do kit sale still going on.
Lots of double page LO kits to choose from 
ready to put together.
cost:$15 per kit

Dusty Stampers
w/ Twila Mooneyham
This month we will make 
cute little treat boxes, perfect for 
those spooky gatherings.
Learn to Crochet
w/ Laurie Healy
aka MomChops.
All skill levels welcome.
Icing on the Cake
w/ Cheryl McCarson
Cake decorating for any skill level.
All supplies included in class fee.
Art Group
w/ Susan Tidwell
How can you resist?
Come learn resist techniques and 
add to or start your own Art Journal.
All skill levels welcome.
see list of supplies under the Art Group tab

Page Builders

LBH Buffet

Swap Crop
Bring a sandwich size Ziploc full of buttons,
pour it into our button soup, and 
Receive a portion of buttons 
sure to spice up your collection in return. 

LBH Buffet
To sign up for any of these classes,
call the Little Blue House at
 (Mondays, leave a message on the answer machine)

We look forward to crafting with you.
Happy Monday everyone!
Rhonda Merry 

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

It's Back!!! Another Looky Do Kit Sale!!! AND some Spooky Savings!!!

Back by popular demand....
It's the LBH Looky Do Kit Sale!

Sale Begins Thursday, 10/13 at 9:30am!!!
Whats a Looky Do Kit? Looky Do Kits are custom page kits that have been designed by the LBH gals. Each page kit comes with a picture of the completed layout. No instructions needed for these kits...They are made sweet and simple just for you! Just "look" and "do"'s that easy! The Kit Sale is held on a first come, first serve basis and kits are only available while supplies last. Sale begins on Thursday October 13th!

Looky Do Kit Sale Hours:
Thurs. 10/13 9:30a-9p
Fri. 10/14 10a-9p
Sat. 10/15 10a-5p

We have several styles and themes of layouts for you to choose from. All Looky Do Kits are $15 ea. Here is a peek at one of them...
We have 15 Looky Do Double Layouts that are on display in the back studio at the LBH...Stop by to check them out and pick up your favorites while they last!
While you're in the House, you can also enjoy some
Spooky Savings!For 3 frightening days...
the LBH is marking down all of our
Halloween Products 30% off !!!
Sale will run from Thurs. 10/13 thru Sat. 10/15.
Come Shop, Crop, and Create with us!!
Enjoy your Day!Miss Tracy :)

Friday, October 7, 2011

Get "SmAsH"ed at the Little Blue House!...and more...

That's right ... You can get SmAsH products once again!! They are back in the HouSe and selling fast. If you haven't heard about these unique products, check out this video...
Click this link to see a "SmAsH"ing video ...

Also, in the HouSe are the complete line of Jenni Bowlin Ink Pads! I love the colors and high quality of these pads....and love the names too! Chicken Feed, Cough Syrup, Stick Candy,Weather Vane...just to name a few!
And if you're feeling SpooKy!!! You will want to stop by and check out the latest FrightFul Dies and Embossing Folders from Tim Holtz!

Looking for a magic spell to cast so your Ghoulish Greeting Cards and Fright Night Invitations mysteriously come to life?!?! Check out the NEW Create a Card Program from Doodlebug Designs...You can create SPookTaCulaR cards in minutes!!

Don't forget...The LBH Gals are always here to help with all of your creative needs! So come shop, crop, and create with us!!

Keep Creating!!
Miss Tracy :)

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 the Little Blue House
118 W. Olive St.
Keller, TX 76248
(817) 431-7930

Monday, October 3, 2011

Blue House Art Group

"How Can You Resist?"
Join us for our October Art Group meetings where we'll be playing with lots of different resist techniques!

When: Friday October 7 (note this is the first Friday, not the second)
Wednesday October 12
6-9 pm
Call the LBH to reserve your seat!

Supply list:
(if you have them - we will also have some to share)

usual basic supplies, including scissors
heat gun
Versamark ink pad
clear and/or white embossing powder
your journal or other pages to work on
a few favorite stamps (not too detailed)
several crayons
watercolors (cheap school tin is ok)
gel pens (Sakura Glaze pens)

This will be a fun playtime, learning techniques that can be used in your journals or other artwork. See you soon!