Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Scraporium Craft Show

Join us for our

First Ever Scraporium Craft Show

We are so excited to be having our very first craft show at Scraporium! The Craft Show will be held

Saturday, November 5th from 9:00am - 5:00pm.

We need vendors and registration begins immediately. Because of spacing issues, we will be limiting the amount of vendors so the first to sign up will get the spots. You will have the option of an indoor spot with included table or an outdoor spot and you must bring your own table(s). A vendor spot is only $25 and must be prepaid. Please call the shop at 813-269-7946 for more details or to reserve your spot.

So start getting your handmade craft items ready for sale, this will be a fantastic opportunity to sell to craft enthusiasts. Just keep in mind a few rules and suggestions for our Craft Show:

-Only brand new handmade items may be sold, no used craft items and/or

yard sale items

-Any craft items are permitted, this does not only have to be scrapbooking

and paper crafts.

-Great suggestions for items to sell:


Pet Items

Framed Art

Pre-made scrapbook items

Sewn Projects

Baby Items

There's no limit, any craft items are welcomed.

-We would also be interested in vendors selling food and drink items, if you have any

contacts please have them give us a call.

50% off Sale

Pre-Labor Day Sale at Scraporium!

We're clearing out the inventory and putting tons of merchandise next door in our classroom area where everything is 50% off! That's a HUGE savings so don't miss out!

Monday, August 29th - Saturday, September 3rd

Join us every day for the sale but come early before it's gone!

Monday, August 22, 2011

New at Scraporium

Creative Imaginations - Luminarte

H20s Restocked

Radiant Rain Shimmering Mist

Harry Potter Restocked!

Ranger - Tim Holtz Distress Crackle Paint & New Distress Stain Colors

Tons of new Archival Inks and Alcohol Inks

Melissa Frances - Glass Glitter

Studio G - Paper packs with coordinating paper and embellishments for only $7.99


Friday, August 19, 2011

Harry Potter Restocked

Creative Imaginations Harry Potter line has come in and is ready for you to purchase! Come in soon to get it before it's gone again!

Thursday, August 18, 2011

All Day Crop Recipes

Due to overwhelming request, here are the recipes from your favorites at our last All Day Crop, enjoy!

Denise's Sweet Salad:

Lettuce Salad

add Stawberries, blueberries, or mandarin oranges


1/2 c. sugar
1t. dried mustard
1t. salt
1/3 c. white vinegar
1/2 c. veg. oil/canola oil
1/2 c. olive oil
1T. poppy seeds
1/8 c.grated purple onion

mix & refrigerate

Barbara's White Chocolate Cheesecake Bars

Makes about 24 bars

2 cups all purpose flour
1 1/4 cups sugar, divided
3/4 cup butter, softened
2 8oz. packages cream cheese, softened
3 large eggs
1 Tbsp. lemon zest
4 1oz. squares white chocolate, melted and cooled,
Optional garnish: Whipped cream, white chocolate shavings, lemon zest

Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Line 9x13 pan with heavy duty aluminum foil, overlapping the sides
In a medium bowl, combine flour, 1/2 cup sugar. Cut in butter until
mixture is crumbly.
Press into bottom of prepared pan. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until lightly

In another bowl, beat cream cheese and remaining 3/4 cup sugar until light
and creamy
Add eggs, 1 at a time beating well after each addition.
Stir in lemon zest and cooled, melted white chocolate
Pour over hot baked crust and bake for 35-38 minutes until center is set
Cool completely
Using foil as handles, remove from pan and cut into squares
Garnish as desired

Monday, August 15, 2011

This Weekend at Scraporium

Midnight Crop & Shop
Friday, August 19th
5:00pm - 12:00am
Cost: $10.00
Come crop at the shop until midnight. Store will be open for late night shopping as well.

Halloween ATCs with Tweety Jill
Saturday, August 20th
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Cost: $35.00
Instructor: Jill

Call the shop at 813-269-7946 to sign up, there are still spots available for both events.

Denise's 50th Birthday

Look at these photos I found on my flickr page that I never posted, oops! My mom had a wonderful 50th birthday and was completely surprised when she opened the shop to find a group of people yelling Happy Birthday. Thank you to everyone for the Happy Birthday wishes, cards, and gifts, she really enjoyed it!

Getting ready for the surprise!

Amazing, delicious scrapbook cupcakes made by Christi! Check out her website, she does fantastic work and has very affordable prices http://www.cbccakes.com/


Opening gifts. Everyone was so generous with all the fun gifts and handmade cards!

Meet our new Teacher, Kim!

We are excited to add Kim to our list of fantastic teachers at Scraporium! Kim has been a great customer and wonderful help to the shop, doing demos, make 'n takes, designing, etc. She is a huge Tim Holtz fan and loves using unique and found objects in her work. She has several amazing classes coming up that you will not want to miss, we are especially fond of her Inspiration Block Class that she will be teaching in August and September. This is a beautiful Tim Holtz inspired shadow box full of techniques. She also has a card class once a month that is so much more than just cards, you will learn loads of techniques and walk away with cards so wonderful, you won't want to give them away. Look for Kim's upcoming classes on our calendar.

Upcoming Classes:
Inspiration Block Class
Saturday, August 27th or Saturday, September 10th
10:00am - 4:00pm
Cost: $75

TGIF Card Class - Halloween
Friday, September 23rd
10:30m - 2:00pm
Cost: $30.00
Check calendar for photos soon or see store for samples

Kim's Biography:
Kim was born and raised in Bangkok, Thailand. She moved to South Florida in 1997 to pursue her degree in Business Management. Kim has been crafting and collecting found objects since she was a little girl. Her passions are family, friends and all things art related. She also enjoys cooking, sewing and paper crafts. Her love for hunting found objects at flea markets and antique stores has inspired her to become interested in mixed-media and altered art. She also loves learning new techniques and meeting new people.

FREE Make 'n Take and Demo with designer Cheryl Mezzetti

Learn to use Creative Imagination's Luminarte inks and sprays while making a beautiful Halloween card with designer Cheryl Mezzetti! You will learn lots and it is all FREE at Scraporium!

Tuesday, August 23rd
1:00pm - 5:00pm

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Tuesday, August 9, 2011

New Product

Shipments just keep coming from all the new Summer CHA releases, lots of fun product arriving and much more to come.


Midnight Dreary



Smash Journal - Restocked plus new Journal colors

Tweety Jill

New Halloween, Christmas, and more!

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

40% OFF!

40% Off Sale This Week Only!

The piles of new product on the back tables are overflowing! What better way to find room for all of this product then to have a huge sale and make lots of room! This week only, enjoy 40% off select product in the store Tuesday, August 2nd through Sunday, August 7th. The 40% off sale will include 80% of the store, almost everything is 40% off! Plus anything that is not included in the 40% off sale will be 10% off, including the Outlet which will be an additional 10% off. This means the whole store is on sale! You won't want to miss this great opportunity to stock and save, we will even be open extra hours on Friday and Sunday to squeeze in extra shopping time.

40% off most of the store PLUS 10% off everything else!

Tuesday - Thursday 10:00am - 6:00pm

Friday 10:00am - 12:00am

Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm

Sunday 1:00pm - 5:00pm

This week only!

Gold Buying Event

Our gold buyer was so busy handing out cash at our Crop this past weekend, we invited him to come to the store! One scrapbooker walked away with over $1,000 in cash just by selling her old jewelry, that's a lot of scrapbooking money. Believe it or not, gold has actually gone up since this past weekend putting it at the highest it has ever been. Come by this Saturday to sell your gold and earn some extra money for scrapbook supplies, PLUS take your money even further by shopping our great 40% off sale!
Gold Buying Event at Scraporium
Saturday, August 6th
11:00am - 2:00pm

Just Added to the Calendar

Upcoming Classes

Rescued Relatives Do the Twist - Saturday, August 6th

10:00am - 4:30pm

Instructor: Tweety Jill

Cost: $35.00

Look for a detailed description and supply list on our calendar

Dates to Remember Book - Sunday, August 7th

1:00pm - 3:30pm

Cost: $30.00

Instructor: Jayne

Flip Calendar Class - Sunday, August 7th

3:30pm - 5:00pm

Cost: $20.00

Instructor: Jayne

Technique Tuesday Card Class - Tuesday, August 9th

11:00am - 1:00pm

Cost: $15.00

Instructor: Tish

Cards with Punch - Thursday, August 10th

10:00am - 2:00pm

Cost: $25.00

Instructor: Ginny

TGIF Card Class - Friday, August 12th

10:30am - 2:00pm

Cost: $35.00

Instructor: Kim

See photos of all the cards on our calendar

See more details and more photos on our calendar

Call the shop at 813-269-7946 to sign up for an upcoming class.

New at Scraporium

 New at Scraporium


Reminisce - We ordered ALL of their new lines








7 Gypsies - New Items, ATC Items, Restocked Items, and even Outlet merchandise