Thursday, September 7, 2017

Day 3 of our Girls Creative Shopping Getaway.

Here is the last day of our shopping from when Sharon and I went to Hinckley for our getaway :)
We drove to Pine City to hit up their scrapbook store, I LOVE this store.
But being as excited as we were, we were to early so stopped in at their Walmart.
I found some adorable pieces for my fairy garden.
I am planning on painting the lawn furniture as the orange colour is just to much for me.
Look at that fire pit!!!
It is just so adorable...again I am going to paint it.

We were still to early as the scrap book store wasn't open quite yet, so the dollar store.
One thing I love about Dollar Tree is that every thing is really just a dollar.
Here in my dollar store Dollarama, there isn't much that is only just one dollar.
Seeing that I plan on keeping up with reading my one book a month, I picked up a few books...and yes each one was only a dollar!!

Then off to Pine City Scrapbooking!!!
I picked up these fun papers to scrapbook Kristy's trip to Italy...unless she wants to do her own pages, then she can have these.
And see those blueberry paper under the pile, I know I can use those as we pick blueberries every year and just last weekend we picked 58 cups.

There is a clearance section, and I found a few goodies in there.
As well as some pretty papers.

I fell in love with this pretty collection from Bo Bunny, so I purchased 2 of each piece.

As well as some card stock to match.
I have been making my own kits up when I find some papers I like, this way I can just grab my pre-made kit for a last minute crop :)
I also picked up the co-ordinating stickers, chipboard and die cuts.

Like every year, once we have finished our shopping, we head to the hotel lobby and create!
I made 30 cards!

The upper lobby has 2 huge tables and some comfy chairs.
I have never seen anyone sitting at these, so Sharon and I grab a couple of lamps from the other sitting area to give us more light and take over the table :)
I enjoy when the staff and guests come and chat with us to see what we are doing :)

Every evening we head to the casino for dinner and Sharon spends the rest of her evening donating to the slot machines ;)
I wonder around the casino for a bit to take in the lights and excitement, then I go and walk the grounds.
They have a beautiful pond with a couple of fountains in the centers as well as a couple of swans occupying it.

The next morning we hit the road to home.
As much as I loved to be away, I was happy to be home, I was more or less away from home for 2 weeks with my 2 getaways.

I still haven't put away my goodies...I have to clean my craft room first, lol.

I hope you all have a very creative day :)

Tracy :)day


  1. Okay, you have to invite me along on your next shopping spree! It looks like you go to all the fun places and find great things!

  2. Am I crazy is there still one pic missing with simple stories? lol

  3. Sounds like a wonderful adventure! You picked up some fun things.. can't wait to
    see what you create with them!


  4. Another seriously excellent haul. Like, a lot, that clearance section haul of the black floral hello sheet.

  5. Sounds like you had a great trip and found some awesome goodies.


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