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

Saturday, October 30, 2010

Happy Halloween!!

Jack-o'-Lantern "Cake"

1 pkg. (2-layer size) yellow cake mix
1 pkg. (3.4 oz.) JELL-O Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding
1 pkg. (8 oz.) Cream Cheese, softened
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, softened
1 tsp. vanilla
4 drops yellow food coloring
1 drop red food coloring
1 pkg. (16 oz.) powdered sugar, sifted (4 to 4-1/2 cups)
1 Tbsp. green colored sugar
5 OREO Cookies, divided
2 Miniature Marshmallows, cut in half 

PREPARE cake batter and bake as directed on package for 24 cupcakes, blending dry pudding mix into batter before spooning into prepared cups. Cool completely.
BEAT cream cheese, butter, vanilla and food colorings in medium bowl with mixer until well blended. Gradually beat in powdered sugar until well blended.
ARRANGE cupcakes on large platter to resemble a stemmed pumpkin as shown in diagram; frost with cream cheese mixture. Use colored sugar to fill in the stem. Add 2 cookies for the jack-o'-lantern's eyes. Crush remaining cookies; sprinkle over cake for the mouth. Arrange marshmallow halves in mouth for the teeth. Keep refrigerated.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Halloween Fun

We are still celebrating Halloween at Paper Cottage-in fact we are still creating!!

(Bo Bunny Whooligans)

You still have time for some Halloween crafting too. Make a cute treat for a teacher or mail a Halloween card to Grandma!

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

New from Imaginisce.....

Petal Roller tool and Roly Rosies!!

Petal Roller:

This little beauty is your own magic wand! The thin end is perfect for tight paper curls while the broader ball on the other end makes subtle curls on petals and leaves. Works magic with Roly Rosies paper flower die cuts. Abra Cadabra!

Roly Rosies:                                                                   

These flowers are magical! What begins as a flat spiral instantly becomes a textured, gorgeous, 3D blossom. Simply take your Petal Roller, start rolling the outside of the spiral and keep going! Ready to dress up your next project? Let's get rolling!

Monday, October 25, 2010

New from Little Yellow Bicycle.....

Welcome to the kitchen, where the warmest memories are made!  Savor's kitschy style cosy palette offer the perfect pairing for your everyday moments, holiday baking memories, or keepsake recipes. Come check it out in store today!!

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Mixing Products

There are soooo many different products and companies out there and sometimes we can find ourselves just sticking to one line by one manufacturer.  Don't be afraid to branch out with your design and pick up papers/embellishments by different companies that coordinate together as many use the same color wheel!! 
Check out these cards and fold out mini book that used 3 different lines ~ Adornit Papers, Doodlebug Cardstock papers and 3 Bugs in a Rug Sticker sheets  ~ look how they all work well together:

Friday, October 22, 2010

Scary Savings you won't want to hide from!!

All Slice Design Cartridges are 50% off!!
Come in for best selection, discount on in stock cartridges only!
(discount good til October 26th)
(Design Cartridges used on layout: Basic Shapes 2, Remember This and Parties)

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Flip Frame Recipe Class ~ November 17th

Needing new recipe ideas over the holidays?? Or wanting to get a head start on gifts for the holidays?? Come have some fun making new recipe cards to try!
Collect four new yummy recipes each month - only $15.
Add the flip frame and title page for $15.

Card Club for October starts today!!

Get a jump start on your holiday cards and let us help!!  This month's Card Club highlights Little Yellow Bicycle Clear Sticker sheet and papers.  Look at all the cards you can create with just one sticker sheet ~ impress everyone by having all your holiday cards done by November 1st!! 

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Vintage Christmas Tags

Vintage Tags Class $13
Wednesday Nov 10  7-8:30
Teacher: Michelle
Adorn your holiday gifts and treats with style. Join us for this class ot take a kit-to-go.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Countdown to Christmas Class ~ Nov. 18th

Christmas will be here in a blink of an eye.......are you ready???  Come make this "Countdown to Christmas" magnetic board to ensure you know how many days you have left to shop!! 

Countdown to Christmas
Thursday, November 18th
Class Fee: $18.00
Teacher: Candace

Friday, October 15, 2010

Echo Park Paper ~ Wintertime Collection

The weather is changing and winter is coming...........
New in store ~ come get a jump start on your Winter Projects!

Lost & Found ~ My Mind's Eye

Now that you’ve found this collection, you’ll never let it go!
You’ll fall in love with the colors, detailed dimensional embellishments and double-sided GLITTERED papers! There are even double-sided glittered die-cut papers, too. Have you ever heard of such a wonderful thing? Come check them out today!!

(layouts inspired by My Mind's eye gallery)

Monday, October 11, 2010

Halloween Mini Treat Box

Look what you can make with just a couple of punches and strips of paper....

Come into the store for supplies and make a bunch tonight!!  These little boxes are made from McGill Mini Round Envelope Punch- just punch out 2, fold up three tab sides, glue tabs together and you have a box!  There are many other ideas you can do with this punch ~ get creative!! 

Harvest Basket

Wed. Nov 3   7-8:30
Teacher: Michelle
Come learn how to make this adorable basket full of paper pumpkins, then make many more. These are perfect for fall decor or Thanksgiving centerpeices or hostess gifts. As always, class-to-go kits are available if you cannot attend the class.

Friday, October 8, 2010

Happy Together

Have you seen the new line by Fancy Pants ~ Happy Together??  It's great for Wedding, Family, Love and Everyday events!  Check it out in store today!

Thursday, October 7, 2010

It's Your Day

New in the store Fancy Pants "It's Your Day". This line is one of the many adorable birthday lines available in the store, but with the bright fun colors and cute designs, it's great for all occasions.

Saturday, October 2, 2010

It's October 2nd ~ World Card Making Day!!

Stop by the store for all your cardmaking supplies and ideas ~ we have lots!!
Here are a couple Fall card ideas using Imaginisce Apple Cider line: