1180 N. Eagle Road, Suite 102
Meridian, Idaho 83642
(208) 888-3966

Store Hours:
Monday ~ Friday : 9am to 8pm
Saturday: 10am to 6pm
Sunday: Closed

Sunday, February 28, 2010

Mini Hanger Layout Class

Come join Candace in making this layout using brand new papers from The Paper Loft as well as learning tips and tricks to make your layouts "wall worthy". Class includes the cute little mini hanger so you can "hang" your project with pride!!

Mini Hanger Layout
Wednesday, March 31st
Teacher: Candace
Class fee: $12.00
(please bring: adhesive, scissors, glue dots, glue pen, paper trimmer and distressing ink)

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Grab Your Girlfriends.....

and head on into Paper Cottage as we just received in the Paper Doll Collection by Crate Paper!! Who doesn't love to play with dolls?? This line is so cute and totally universal from scrapping your friends and little girls right down to sending a card to make someone "smile"! Check it out today!!

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Birthday layout Class

" 2 Page Birthday LO" Class $17
March 11th 7-8:30
Teacher: Michelle

Celebrate a special day with this birthday layout. The cupcake features pull out journaling strips to record the gifts received, party attendees or whatever you'd like to document. Please select either a boy or girl title when registering for this class.

Monday, February 22, 2010

New Cosmo Cricket in store!!

Come on in store and check out the cute line of Garden Variety by Cosmo Cricket! Don't forget to pick up their Tiny Type Stickers to compliment your selection!!

Card Kit To Go

Our new Card Kit To Go is available for purchase now in the store. Stop by today to pick up a kit to make this adorable card. These kits are limited so don't miss out!

Friday, February 19, 2010

EASTER Wood Decor

We're so excited for Spring to be here at Paper Cottage
and for all the super cute Papers that come with it!
Come celebrate Easter and Springtime with us with these Fun classes by Nicole!
The EASTER Wood Letters and EASTER EGG's
are so cute together with their coordinating papers!
Saturday March 6th
10 am - Noon

EASTER Wood Letter Decor
Saturday March 13th
10 am - Noon

**Make sure to bring your Modge Podge, Sanding Tools, Scissors & Be ready to have FUN!
Call to reserve your spot or order a kit to go! 888~3966

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Card Club Today!!

Card Club for February starts today! This month the card features Rhinestones by KaiserCraft ~ we have a huge selection of all kinds of shapes and themes.

Have you used a Scor Pal?? With this month's card idea and the fold technique the Scor Pal will be your best friend!! We will be demoing this awesome tool just to show you how it's a must have for all you cardmakers.

New Little Yellow Bicycle

just rode on into our store! Come check them out before they wheel away!!
Lucky Me
and Generation Z

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

The Paper Loft

Just in ~ 3 new collections by The Paper Loft; Dude, Morning Rain and Old Towne Tavern. Here is a sample layout using the "dude" collection:

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

My Mind's Eye - Quite Contrary

Last week we received in all the New My Mind's Eye and it is one of our favorite things!! Check out this layout created using some of the new line:
There are a number of papers and matching embellishments with this line that you need to come in and see. Get inspired today!

QuicKutz Cardz Class - March 20th

Easter is just around the corner and with it comes Spring! Come out and join us for this super fun class where we will make four cards - Easter and spring/everyday cards.
Saturday, March 20th from 10am to Noon. Class fee: $15.00 Teacher: Candace
Please Bring: adhesive, paper trimmer, scissors, glue dots, pop dots, glue pen and distressing ink.

Jillibean Soup

New Jillibean Soup "Lentil Soup" collection is in the store now! These gorgeous papers with cool color combinations are perfect for all occasions. I love the the brown paisley paper-

Sunday, February 14, 2010

14 days of Valentines......

Day Fourteen of Valentines:

Lovin' Sweetcakes
what you need:
1 pkg. (2-layer size) white cake mix
1 pkg. (4-serving size) JELL-O Strawberry Flavor Gelatin, or any red flavor
1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed
1/4 cup seasonal colored sprinkles

Make It:
PREPARE cake batter as directed on package. Stir in dry powered gelatin until well blended.
LINE 24 medium muffin cups with paper liners. Pour batter evenly into cups, filling each cup 1/2 full. Place a small marble or 1/2-inch ball of foil between each liner and one side of the cup, pushing the paper in to form a heart shape. Bake as directed on package for cupcakes. Cool completely; remove marble or foil.
SPREAD 2 Tbsp. whipped topping onto top of each cupcake. Decorate with sprinkles as desired. Store cupcakes in refrigerator.

Happy Valentine's Day!!

We hope you get to spend the day surrounded by people you love. Doing things you love. And making memories you will love to remember.

Saturday, February 13, 2010

Family Home Evening Chart

Here is Nicole's latest class and her version of a Family Home Evening Chart! We've been so excited with all the cute paper coming in from CHA that it was hard to choose one for this! This chart can easily be converted to a Chore Chart or just a cute Family Spotlight in your home!
To sign up for the class just drop on in to the store or give us a call at 888-3966 to reserve your spot or kit to go!!

Saturday February 27th
10am - Noon
**Make sure to bring your modge podge, scissors, sanding tools and 1 1/2 inch family pictures you want to make into magnets for your chart!

14 days of Valentines......

Day Thirteen of Valentines:
(only one day left!!)
Make a Matchbook Card:

(outside of card)

(inside of card)

To Make:
-cut cardstock piece at 3"x10 1/2"
-score at 9 1/2", 4 3/4" and 4"
-fold on scored lines
-decorate front flap of card as desired (we used pre-made card fronts by Bo Bunny)
-staple treat on inside and write your message
-fold front flap under stapled flap

We have all Valentines on sale at 25% off so it's still not too late to make your Sweetheart something!!

Friday, February 12, 2010

14 days of Valentines......

Day Twelve of Valentines:
Make a card:

Use a flower as the main focal point ~ cut petals to make a heart to complete the "title".

Got Flowers?? We do!! A huge shipment of Prima Flowers just arrived in store. So many shapes, sizes and colors to choose from to complete your projects ~ come check them out today!

Thursday, February 11, 2010

V-day Stock Up

Valentine Papers are a serious stock-up item. These adorable red & pink heart and love theme papers work great for all occasions, not just Valentine's Day! Throughout the year I do lots of pages expressing my love to my family and I end up using my papers year round!
Stock-Up on love now at Paper Cottage! Valentine papers are 25% off through Sat Feb 13.

14 days of Valentines......

Day Eleven of Valentines:
Valentine Center Piece

Supplies needed:

-12x12 piece double sided pattern paper
-wooden wheel and 9” piece of ¼” wood doweling
-2 large die cut hearts

-Take the 12x12 piece of pattern paper and fold the four corners together as shown.

-Turn paper over and repeat to fold the four corners together as shown.

-Fold paper in half as shown.

To finish:
-Poke hole through center of paper box, insert dowel and glue one end of dowel into wooden wheel for a stand.
-Glue together the large heart die cuts “sandwiching” the top of the dowel.
-Punch holes through heart on either side of the doweling and tie ribbon through holes.
-Attach a tag with saying on ribbon.
-Embellish the bottom paper box if desired.

Fill with treats and display on a table!!

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

14 days of Valentines......

Day Ten of Valentines:
Mail Box:

Make this cute little metal Mail Box! Come on into the store, pick up your mail box and cover with paper and embellish! Then fill with treats or notes. We have the cutest little note cards by Basic Grey - Love Notes that will fit perfectly inside the mail box. Get creative tonight!!

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

We R Memory Keepers - Hippity Hoppity

Hippity Hoppity! Springtime and Easter sentiments with spring chicks, fresh blooms, warm, bright colors and bunnies. This collection contains delightful glittered papers, sparkly Glitter Lace, Pre-Made Scrapbook Pages, a Card Kit, Glitter Brads and so much more. What's not to love?

14 days of Valentines......

Day Nine of Valentines:
Make this door hanger valentine pouch to place on that special someone's door to let them know how you feel! You can even hang it over any type of bottled drink. Come in for a $0.49 pattern of the Door Hanger to cut it out, assemble it, embellish it and then hang it!

Monday, February 8, 2010


We have soooo many new products arriving daily that it's hard to keep up with it all!! Check the link on the right to see the highlights of all things new, better yet, come on into the store and check it out!!

14 days of Valentines......

Day Eight of Valentines:
Make a Pocket Candy Card:
  • cut cardstock base at 4x10
  • score at 5 1/2" and 9 3/4" - fold on scored lines with the small flap folding forward
  • glue 3 1/2" x 3 7/8" pattern paper piece on bottom front of card
  • glue 1 1/4" x 3 7/8" pattern paper piece on front flap - glue front flap down
  • wrap ribbon around upper front flap to keep card closed and make a pocket
  • embellish front of card as desired
  • fill "pocket" with treats of choice

Sunday, February 7, 2010

14 days of Valentines......

Day Seven of Valentines:
Make a cover for a box of Sweethearts and embellish the front.

To make:
  • Cut a piece of cardstock at 2 3/4" x 9 1/2"
  • Score at 3 5/8", 4 3/8", 7 7/8" and 8 5/8"
  • Fold on score lines
  • Using decorative scissors or border punch, cut the smallest flap that will fold to the front of the box to give a finished edge
  • With a 2" circle punch, punch out a circle to the upper left of the front so the "BE MINE" on the box will show through
  • To hold flaps together to make box, using a hole punch, punch out about 3/4" from the left and right side of the flap - wrap ribbon through holes and knot in front to keep box closed
  • Slide Sweethearts box through side of box
  • Decorate front of box on lower right of punched out circle with embellishments of choice


Saturday, February 6, 2010

14 days of Valentines......

Day Six of Valentines:

Fill a clear treat bag with chocolates or other goodies and make a bag topper for that special someone.

Friday, February 5, 2010

New Product

Just in new Best Creations paper lines! Come in today and check them out before they are gone!!
Here is a layout using the Luck O' the Irish line:

14 days of Valentines......

Day Five of Valentines:

Love Coupon Book

(inside of book)

Supplies Needed:
-credit card holder (comes with cardstock paper piece you can start decorating!)
-papers of your choice
-book ring (optional)

Remove the cardstock piece (4 7/8 x 3 5/8) and decorate as desired with papers, ribbon and stickers. Add your coupons (we used clipart and word to make business card like coupons) inside card holder. If desired, punch a hole with a Crop-a-dile to place the book ring through so you can clip it on a lunchbox, backpack, belt loop or anything to surprise your sweetheart! Tie ribbon pieces around book ring for another added look.Come on into the store and check out the sample project! Enjoy!!

Thursday, February 4, 2010

14 days of Valentines......

Day Four of Valentines:
Make this little matchbox and fill with chocolates!
Come in for a $0.49 pattern of the chocolate matchbox to make this cute box for Valentines.

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Love Three Bugs in a Rug!!

Yes we just received in Three Bugs in a Rug as mentioned earlier today, but check out the layouts we just designed showcasing the product. Get Inspired today!!

Card Kit to go

We are now featuring a "card kit to go" ~ like our Page Kits and Recipe Kits, you get everything to make the featured card all in a kit to go. Kits are limited, so grab yours toady!
Here is the current card:

Getting Organized??

Is your New Year's Resolution to get yourself organized?? We can help! We carry lots of different organization products sure to meet anyone's needs. Come into the store and let us help you fulfil your resolution.

New Papers Today!

We just got in Three Bugs in a Rug ~ way too cute for words!! We have all four of their new line, check out the link to the right to see them all!
Here are a few pictures of the product, but you really need to come and see them yourself, the pictures just don't show how cute they are!


Have you seen the super cute "gimme clips"?? They are so cute for little girls hair (or even clipped on a layout for a unique embellishment)!
There are tons of colors & styles to choose from.

Come on it and check them out today!!