SIMPLE PLEASURES 

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Stampin' and Scrappin' headquarters!

Tracy Weinzapfel Workshops

Registration OPEN Now for Tracy Weinzapfel's
Workshops May 19 - 21. Scroll down this page for all the details, then give us a call to register (719) 528 - 1338


 

 

 

 

Celebrating 21 Years

 
 
 21 Birthday
 THANK YOU
for 21 wonderful years!
 
We're celebrating All Year Long
exclusive products and VERY Special Guests
 
John Creighton Petersen
Richard Garay
Tracy Weinzapfel 
Tammy Tutterow
Jenny Griffiths
Jim Hankins, the Gentleman Crafter.
Stay Tuned for details on our special guests!
 
Get on our Advance Notice Wait List
for 72 hours advance registration for these guests
or calling us at (719) 528 - 1338. 

 

New Arrivals & Exciting Classes

 

Exciting Classes and Special Guests

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for all the latest product arrivals, announcements, 

and news on classes

 

 Prima Premier Store

 WooHoo - we are PROUD to be one of only 10 
Prima Premier Stores in the United States!!!

Exclusive 2016 Memory Box Sets

 Available Only  at Simple Pleasures 

MBOE B Just for You Poppies Sets in pkgs

See our Blog below for all the details
on these exclusive sets.

 Email us at
mailings@simplepleasuresstamps.com
or call us at (719) 528 - 1338 and

we'll get your order on its way to you!

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Tracy Weinzapfel Workshops May 19 - 21 Print E-mail
Our Blog - Classes
Sunday, 24 April 2016 00:00


Tracy Weinzapfel is coming to 
Simple Pleasures  

 for three days of
Mixed Media workshops
featuring DecoArt and Totally Tracy Stamps.
It will be a weekend full of techniques and texture  and fun!

May 19 - 21, 2016

TW Pic 

 

 Tracy Weinzapfel
is a Mixed Media artist and host of the internet show Mixed Media Monday.
She is also the Education Coordinator for Deco Art and has been
published in various Arts/Crafts publications and has a line of stamps "Totally Tracy".


Tracy has a passion for teaching/sharing her love for painting
and encourages everyone to exercise their creative side.
For Tracy, Every day has creative moments and as a
full-time licensed artist, she enjoys creating pieces using all types of mediums.
 

Mark your calendars - save the dates - and register now for class
with this very talented designer and instructor.
We hope you will be able to join us for Tracy
's workshops! 

Give us a call to register.
(719) 528 - 1338 

Mixed Media Cards Workshop 
Thursday, May 19, 5:30pm

TW Mixed Media Cards 

 

  Whether you are a card maker, stamper, scrapbooking
or all out Mixed Media Artist this workshop is for you. 
It’s filled with some of the latest and greatest products including
Totally Tracy Stamps and Decoart Media Line.  From start to finish
this will be a fun class full of techniques you can incorporate on
canvas, art journals and MORE!  You will walk away with several
fun cards to send to your friends!
BRING: Wet & dry adhesives, trimmer, scissors, apron,
paintbrushes (#6, #8, ½” flat, liner brush & any of your favorite paintbrushes),
extra mixed media paper if desired and your camera. $40

 


Mini Canvas and Canvas Panels Workshop
Friday, May 20, 10am

 TW Mini Panels 

 Tracy Weinzapfel, DecoArt Artist and Education Coordinator,
is here with a class of Mixed Media Canvas Fun!  Whether
you are a card maker, stamper, scrapbooking or all out Mixed Media Artist
you’ll love this class - filled with some of the latest and greatest products including:
Totally Tracy Stamps and Decoart Media Line
.  This canvas panels class
is full of techniques you can take use on canvas, art journals, tags, cards
  and MORE!
   You’ll leave class with some fun mini canvas to show off!  We will create (3) 5 X 7 Canvases
& Canvas Panels in class.

    
Tracy’s style of teaching is fun & inspirational. She gives steps to inspire
you to get creative & will have some of her artwork on hand
to show different techniques & the products she used to create her
backgrounds.
BRING: Scissors, apron, paintbrushes
(#6, #8, 1/2" flat, liner brush and any of your favorite paintbrushes).
Bring your camera, too! $55

 

 
Art Journaling Workshop
Friday, May 20, 3pm - 7:30pm

TW Art Journaling

  We’re taking our creativity to the art journal with our special guest,
Tracy Weinzapfel, Education Coordinator for DecoArt, Inc
. Be ready
to open up your brand new
Canson Art Journal and create pages using fun and
colorful techniques with Tracy. This is hours of “Let it Go” art journaling
with Tracy for you to take home and incorporate in your art!  Tracy will
be using the
DecoArt Media Line
with you so it is your chance to see what these fun
new products will do. Tracy will also have her art journals there for inspiration and
to share in class.
We’ll work on pages to start your art journal…
be ready to have some fun & lose yourself in the creative world of mixed media
& art journaling!  It may have you re-thinking about things in your
everyday life that can be used in your art journal!

A
Canson 7x10 Art Journal is provided for you. BRING: Scissors,
apron, paintbrushes (#6, #8, ½” flat, liner brush & any of your favorite paintbrushes).
Feel free to bring an art journal if you have one, so you can create in it as your
other pages are drying. Bring your camera, too! $70

 

 

  Life is Good 12x12 Canvas Workshop
Saturday, May 21, 9:30am

TW 1212 Canvas 

 We’ll be creating a 12x12 canvas in this class with DecoArt
Artist and Education Coordinator, Tracy Weinzapfel. This workshop is filled
with
DecoArt’s latest and greatest products including: DecoArt Media line
of paints, the BRAND NEW Decoupage papers,
Decoupage, Americana Stencils
& more!  From start to finish this is a fun class full of techniques
you will just love. Techniques you will be able to keep creating with
on all sorts of projects -
  canvas, art journals, mixed media cards and MORE!
     This workshop is open to artists of all levels and is hands on to try DecoArt
in Mixed Media for yourself.  Tracy’s style of teaching is fun & inspirational
as you get creative in this fun workshop!  She’ll have some of her artwork
on hand to show different techniques & the products used to create her backgrounds
using the
DecoArt Product Line. BRING: Scissors, apron, paintbrushes
(#6, #8, ½” flat, liner brush and any of your favorite paintbrushes). Bring your camera, too! $55

 

 

 Mixed Media Cards Workshop 
Saturday, May 21, 2pm
(Same class as Thursday, May 19, described above)

TW Mixed Media Cards 

 Please Note: No refunds or store credit for visiting guest instructor classes. You are welcome to give your class spot to a friend if unable to attend after registering.

 
2016 Memory Box Exclusives - ONLY at Simple Pleasures Print E-mail
Our Blog - Memory Box
Written by Cathy Smith   
Saturday, 13 February 2016 00:00

  

 MBOE B Just for You Poppies Sets 2016

 We're Celebrating our 21st Anniversary
with TWO new exclusive Memory Box sets 
 created just for Simple Pleasures

 Poppies Stamps/Die Set
AND
Just for You Dies Set

Memory Box
Poppies Stamps and Die Set 

features Three Stamps and a Same Size Poppy Die

 MBOE B Poppies with dies 

 The message stamp has a single Poppy Flower mounted on the end of the stamp.

 Here's a card by Shelby Thomas, Memory Box design team member,
featuring our new Poppies Stamps and Die Set.

MBOE B ST Poppies where flowers 

 

 Our second Exclusive 2016 Memory Box Set
is our
 Memory Box Just for You Dies Set 

featuring six messages that can be used
with the Just die.
This die set comes packaged with a magnetic sheet for convenient storage 
with a bonus stamp on the end of each wood mounted sentiment.

 MBOE B Just for You Set with Dies

 

 This card, by Shelby Thomas, features the Poppies Stamps/Die set
and the Just for You dies set.

 MBOE B ST Just Because Card

 

And how about this card by Lynne, 
which would make a great gift card holder!

 MBOE LK Just Because Card dies

 

And this very special layout by Lynne,
"Just Breathe"

 MBOE B LK Just Breathe Layout

 

These sets can be used separately or combined them for endless possibilities!
Stop in to pick up these lovelies to add to your stamp and die repertoire.

We are also happy to ship these Memory Box Exclusive Sets to you.
Email us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or give us a call at 719-528-1338
and we'll be happy to send these exclusive Memory Box sets your way!

The Poppies Stamps and Die Set is $33.95 
and the Just for You Dies Set is $35.95 

We are re-releasing a very limited number of some of our previous Memory Box exclusives:

                                                                                                            
 2013 Daisy Stamp/Die Set $24.95 
                                             
MBOE B Daisy Set 2013 
 
                                                                                                                               
 
 
2014 Carnation Stamps/Dies Set $24.95
 
MBOE B Carnation Set 2014 
 
 
 
 
 2014 Phlox Stamps/Dies Set $24.95
                                                                                                         
 MBOE B Phlox Set dies
 
 
 
 
 
                                                                                                                   
 2015 Cherry Blossom Stamps/Dies Set $43.95

Cherry Blossom Set

 
 
 
 
 2015 Sentiments Stamps Set $31.95

Exclusive Sentiments Set

 

 Note: We can add Memory Box dies to your shipment for no additional shipping charge.

Shipping Charges - US and APO Addresses:
1 - 2 exclusive Memory Box Sets $6.95
3 - 6 exclusive Memory Box Sets $7.95

Shipping Charges - Canada:
1 -  6 exclusive Memory Box sets $24.50

Shipping Charges - International Orders:
1 - 6 exclusive Memory Box sets $33.95
Canadian and International Orders begin shipping Tuesday, March 15


Email us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for your order total 
and with any other Memory Box products you would like us to ship at the same time
or call us at (719) 528 - 1338 to place your order.

Check out our Blog, Pinterest Boards and Facebook Albums
for project ideas featuring all our Memory Box exclusive sets.

A special Thanks to Dave and the entire Memory Box team for making these exclusive sets possible. 
Thanks, too, to  Lynne and Shelby for making such beautiful samples!

 

Welcome to Simple Pleasures website! We are a full-service stamping and scrapbooking store, with over 5700 square feet of products and samples to inspire you as well as a full range of comprehensive paper crafting classes, many of our classes are available as kits and are noted as such in our class descriptions.

We are a member of Crafter’s Home, an elite group of independent scrapbook stores located throughout the world. We are happy to be able to offer special promotions and exclusive products, such as our exclusive Memory Box stamps, because of this partnership that is dedicated to independent crafting stores and the creativity they inspire.

To receive the latest information on store events,  sign up for our weekly email updates where we also offer project ideas and email only specials. We  feature Coupon Specials that you can access on here on the website. Simply print them out and bring them into the store for extra savings on a variety of products.

We look forward to visiting with you, and helping you will all of your stamping, photo preservation, and paper crafting needs!

Cathy and the Simple Pleasures Crew

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