Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Creative Happening at The Little Blue House this Week!

Creative Happenings this Week at
The Little Blue House! 

Wednesday May 27th 10am-5pm 
If you missed out on our Sale this weekend... We are still offering 30% off lots of Products in the Store! Come by & Shop! 
-No Open Studio- 
Thursday May 28th 10am-5pm 

LBH Buffet 10am-2pm : Come finish up any Spring Session Projects you have been wanting to do before Summer is here!! 

Card Keepers 10am-1pm: Come create 3 unique interactive cards designed from Dads or Grads! 
Friday May 28th 10am-6pm 
Come join us for our Summer Preview Party! We will be releasing some of our New LBH Buffet Projects, our Be Inspired Summer Series Workshops, Designer Paper Collection & other Goodies! 
We will also have a FREE Make & Take for you to Enjoy,
Lots of Give-Aways & Yummy Refreshments all Day long! 
Saturday May 31st 10am-5pm 
Complete a whole Scrapbook Album in 1 Day this Saturday!
We have our Smarty Pants- School Album
& Birthday Album Kits currently available! 
Create, Share, Inspire at The Little Blue House! 

Come by or Call the LBH to Sign Up for
any of our upcoming workshops! 

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Last Day of Memorial Weekend Sale!

We’re celebrating  Memorial Day Weekend
with a sale!

Thursday, 5/22 thru Saturday, 5/24

Stop by the LBH and enjoy 
30 % OFF of the following Paper Collections:
Bo Bunny -  Baby Bump
Carta Bella - Baby Mine
Basic Grey - Mon Ami
Chic Tags - Cloud 9
Pink Paislee - Hello Sunshine
Bo Bunny - Pop Quiz
Basic Grey - Capture

You will also enjoy 
30% Off these goodies:

Tim Holtz Distress Markers
Tim Holtz Distress Glitters
ALL Stickles
Perfect Pearls Mists
ALL Alcohol Inks

Stop by and ENJOY the SAVINGS!
and be sure to check out all the fabulous projects designed with our newly released Front Porch Kit...Weekend Adventure!

We will be open today from 10am to 5pm.
 Hope to see you in the HouSe!!!

Have a Happy & Safe Memorial Day Weekend!
Miss T & the LBH Gals

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Front Porch Kits: REVEAL DAY

It's finally here!!! YAY!!!
Today is the BIG REVEAL of our NEW Front Porch Kit,
Weekend Adventure!!!

Our NEW Front Porch Kit is called 
Weekend Adventure....and it's packed with some fabulous finds perfect for celebrating one of my favorite things...WEEKENDS!!! Whether you are packing up for a weekend trip, or taking your kiddos to the "big game", trips to the Park, your Daycation-Staycation - Vacation Destinations, or simply enjoying time with family and friends!!! This kit is perfect for the EveryDay Moments that bring you JoY !!!

This kit will be a great Creative Adventure for you to embark on...and we make it easy for you!!! With the purchase of your Weekend Adventure Kit, you will also receive a BluePrint Guide with step-by-step instructions for 8 unique projects!

...and we have 2 Specialty Workshops that will be available only to our Front Porch Kit customers. This is something NEW we are offering at the Little Blue House and we are super-excited about it! I'll be posting more about these Special FPK Workshops  later this week. 

And there's even more great Inspiration!!!
Our fabulous FPK Design Team has created some
 amazing projects with their Weekend Adventure Kits and you can see all of their creations in our Inspiration Gallery...It's located on our website...

I want to take a moment to Thank You for posting comments on our Sneak Peek posts. I'm so excited to announce our WINNER...

Congratulations to
LINSEY (From Auburn, WA)
Congratulations Linsey...Give us a call at the LBH to claim your Weekend Adventure Kit!!!

You can now purchase your Weekend Adventure Kits at the Little Blue House or online at... 

Weekend Adventure Kits are ready to pick up now and only available while supplies last. The BluePrint Guides will be ready and emailed out on Tues. May 27th. Did you see the FuN stamp set in the photo?? Each Weekend Adventure Kit includes an Exclusive Stamp Set by Reverse Confetti...designed just for this Kit...
I Love it!!!!! YOU will too!!!

Come see us at the LBH...the Weekend Adventure Design Board and loads of fabulous Projects are all on display! Stop by and take a looksie! 

Always remember--Stay true to your Passion!
Keep Creating!
Miss Tracy :)

P.S. The FPK Designers are revealing their projects today too...check out their blogs!

Monday, May 19, 2014

Front Porch Kits: Sneak Peek Day #3

Happy Monday!
I hope you have a great start to the week! Let's kick off the week with some final peeks at our NEW Weekend Adventure Front Porch Kit!

Tomorrow is the BIG REVEAL!!!
May 20th

Till then....more Peeks to enjoy!!!

Be sure to hop over over to our FPK Designers' Blogs and check out their Super-Cute Peeks of 
the projects they have designed with their
Weekend Adventure Kits!

Today is also the last day to leave a comment and be entered into our Give-Away!!! Wouldn't you love to WIN this fabulous KIT?!?!?!

Keep Creating,
Miss Tracy :)

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Front Porch Kits: Sneak Peek Day #2

Good Morning from the Front Porch!
I hope you are all having a great weekend! Looks like it's going to be a beautiful day! I hope you enjoyed yesterday's Sneak Peeks and are getting excited and anxious to see more of our NEW Front Porch Kit...

This is Day #2 of our Sneak Peeks and on Tuesday the full kit, design board, and fabulous projects will all be revealed....I can hardly wait!!!! I think you will love what we have designed for you!!!

Day #2: Sneak Peeks

Be sure to visit our Front Porch Gals blogs too...the FPK Design Team has some amazing peeks posted of their Weekend Adventure projects!

Also be sure and leave a comment for a chance to WIN. All commenters from each three days of Sneak Peek posts will be entered into a drawing for a Weekend Adventure Kit!!!

Share with us your favorite Weekend Adventure...
Keep Creating, 
Miss Tracy :) 

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Front Porch Kits: Sneak Peek Day #1

Happy Saturday!
It's a Happy day at the LBH because we have a NEW Front Porch Kit that will soon be revealed!

Our NEW Front Porch Kit is called 
Weekend Adventure....and it's packed with some fabulous finds perfect for celebrating one of my favorite things...WEEKENDS!!! Whether you are packing up for a weekend trip, or taking your kiddos to the "big game", trips to the Park, your Stay-Cation Destinations, or simply enjoying time with family and friends!!! This kit is perfect for the EveryDay Moments that bring you JoY !!!

Our Front Porch Design Team has had such FuN designing with this Kit! You will be so inspired by their creations...I was blown away!!!! Awesome layouts, cards, tags, home decor, minibooks, and more!!!

Beginning today, I will be posting a Sneak Peek every day and on Tuesday, 5/20, Weekend Adventure will be fully revealed! It's gonna be a wild ride...Follow along with us and prepare yourself for some Incredible Inspiration!!! 


 Our FPK Designers are also posting some fab Sneaks of their Weekend Adventure projects too...so be sure to check out their personal blogs...
Super-Cuteness awaits!!!! 

Pre-orders of Weekend Adventure begin TODAY!
The kit is $45 and you may purchase at the 
Little Blue House or on the LBH website at:

Come back tomorrow for another great Sneak!

Have a great weekend!
Keep Creating,
Miss Tracy :)

P.S. Tell me what one of your favorite Weekend activities is, become an LBH Blog Follower, and you will be entered into a drawing for a 
Weekend Adventure Kit!!!! 

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Join us for Art Journaling -- Tuesday 5/20

Embrace your Creative Passion-- Join us for Art Journaling! 
 The inner artist in you will love coming out to play at these fun monthly workshops! Come explore the world of Art Journaling and you will enjoy learning lots of artsy techniques using all the latest and greatest lotions & potions!
You will be required to have a Dylusions Art Journal (large one). If you sign up for the workshop, you will receive a 25% discount on the journal if purchased at the Little Blue House.

When:  Tuesday May 20th  

Time: 10am-1pm or 6pm-9pm

"Texture Techniques"

Cost: $25

We've got lots of techniques to share with you this month for adding texture to your art journal pages.  Here are some samples we've prepared.

Created by Lynette

Created by Lynette
In addition, we have created a few sample pages to show how you can incorporate these textures into your pages.  
Designed by Susan

Designed by Lynette

Basic Art Journaling Supply List (bring to every AJ class):

Dylusions Art Journal with a few pre-gessoed pages
Heat tool
One or two paintbrushes (1/4"-1" sizes)
Black permanent ink pad (Staz On or Archival)
Black permanent pen (Faber Castell Pitt Pens in different sizes)
Non-stick craft sheet
White gesso
Decoupage glue (Mod Podge or gel medium)

In addition to the basic supply list above, please bring:

a few textural items (the more unusual the better)
strong liquid glue (Helmar 450)
modeling paste (we love Faber Castell Whipped Spackle)
your favorite coloring medium (paint, spray ink, gelatos or inks)
palette knife if you have one

Call or stop by the LBH to reserve your spot. Please let us know if we should hold a Dylusions Journal for you!
Looking forward to some artsy play with you!
Susan & Lynette 

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

MiniBook Mechanics with Cristi Maron is this Saturday!

Minibook Mechanics Workshop
with Cristi Maron - 

Sat. May 17th 2014 

Mini book Mechanics is a unique one of kind workshop... put your hard hat on because you are going to learn how to build this mini book from the front to back! 
In this workshop, we focus on the mechanics on the mini book. Your instructor, Cristi Maron will walk you through step by step and teach you all the tips and treats to this Mini Book Master Piece! Our goal is for you to leave with the bones of the book complete and the knowledge to recreate these books! 
Since we focus our class time on the building the mini books, we wont be decorating them in class.What's nice about that, is your book could be any Theme, Color, Style you want! This specific mini book is designed to be a recipe book but you can make it whatever you in vision!  
What I love about Cristi's books is that their interactive and always have a secret pocket or flip on each page!
 You can also choice if you would like black or kraft chipboard for the base of your book!
If you are would like to join us for Minibook Mechanics here are the details again on our next workshop! 

Minibook Mechanics: Recipe Book 
Sat. MAY 17th 10am-2pm 
Cost: $50.00
Minibook Mechanics: Explosion Box
Sat. May 17th 2:30-6pm
Cost: $45.00 

This Explosion Box makes for a great gift for an upcoming Graduate or that Birthday Boy or Girl in your Life!
Fill it up with pictures, gift cards, special notes what ever you want! The possibilities are Endless with this Explosion Box! 
Call or come by the LBH to Sign Up! Seats are Limited