Birthday Discounts

Stop into Wishful Thinking on your birthday (or the day before or after) and we'll treat you to a discount of your age on one item. Go ahead, admit your age! (Proof of age required; birthday discount does not apply to die cut machines.)

As a bonus to you, for the months of July, August and September you can receive 15% off any of the black & white stamp images featured on this page (while supplies last)! If you are unable to visit us, we'll happily mail them to you.

Private Consultation Services

It doesn't matter if you are new to scrapbooking or stamping or have been enjoying these hobbies for many years - you're bound to fall into a creative rut from time to time. Don't fret! We're here to help you! Call us to make a private appointment with one of our experienced and crafty consultants. We can help you with:
  • Mini Tag Books
  • Invitations
  • Card Designs

Not only will we help you with your design, we'll teach you the techniques needed to accomplish it! Call us for more information at 812-988-7009

Frequent Buyer Card
If you don't have one already, pick one up the next time you check out and start earning those points for a $20 coupon!


Find out all about our classes this month! Just click the icon below for a printable schedule:


Quarterly News

Summer 2018

Summertime, and the livin' is easy!
Ahhh…it's finally here! Summertime in Brown County, Indiana! Time for relaxing and unwinding with vacations, pool-time, picnics, walks and hikes, and curling up under a beach umbrella with a fat book and a cup of cold ice tea!

Make sure you take some time to visit Brown County State Park and the village of Nashville before things get crazy busy in the fall! We've got lots of good reasons you'll want to stop into Wishful Thinking: Guest artists Ken Oliver, Cheryl Holmes & Donna Harcourt will be teaching some outstanding classes (see our class schedule below)! You'll also want to be here July 13-23 for our Annual Used Stamp & Craft Sale - talk about some amazing bargains!

Pop in to say hello - we're open every day! We'll help you find the perfect supplies for your card making, scrapbooks, mixed media and other paper crafting projects!

New Stuff at Wishful Thinking...
Since this month is the annual Craft & Hobby Summer Show, you can be certain you'll find some awesome new supplies right here! We've been getting some sneak peeks and just know you'll be as excited about them as we are! Watch our weekly emails for updates as they come in! As of this printing, you'll find these goodies in the shop:

  • Rubber stamps are our passion here at Wishful Thinking! You'll find wood mounted, clear and cling stamps throughout the shop from vendors such as Magenta, Northwoods, Penny Black, Hero Arts, Ranger, Holly Berry, Stampendous, Stamper's Anonymous, Kaiser Craft, Deep Red, Stamping Bella, Impression Obsession, Stampotique, Lawn Fawn, Rubber Stamp Tapestry, Verses, Prima, Darkroom Door, Whipper Snapper, Ken Oliver, and many more! Wow!

  • Did you hear? There are new colors of Nuvo Crystal Drops and Glitter Drops! Love 'em!

  • Hero Arts has recently introduced some new kid-friendly inkpads, which are scented! You might want some of these for yourself! These water-based, non-toxic inkpads come is tempting "flavors" of Licorice, Strawberry, Lime, Grape, Orange, and Chocolate.

  • Hero Arts is introducing more of their Color Layering stamps and ink sets. Their Color Layering technique mixes coordinated stamp designs with a selection of complementary inks to create beautiful stamped "layers" for your projects. Simply select the colors of ink you'd like to use and stamp away!

  • We've got some wonderful 12x12 papers from Scrapbook Customs! You'll love the Family, Military, Indiana / Brown County, and Colts football team papers!

  • Guess what else we found for you? Some absolutely beautiful images on clear acetate from Stamp On It! You can create some amazing cards with these images using glitter adhesive papers (got that!) or gold leafing (got that!).

Wishful Thinking Monthly Card Classes!
We're gathering at the shop on the 2nd Tuesday of the month for some serious play time and card making. Join us from 1:30 to 3:30 to learn new techniques, create beautiful cards, and meet other stamping enthusiasts! You're going to have fun and take two cards home with you! Please call in advance to reserve your seat, 812-988-7009.

"Create A Card" Classes are In Full Swing!
Woo-hoo! We have such fun with these classes! Spend an hour with us every Wednesday afternoon in July, August
and September (from 2:00pm - 3:00pm)
and create a card. Different cards and techniques will be offered each week, so you'll want to be here every Wednesday. We just ask that you call at least 24 hours in advance to let us know you're coming. The cost? Just $5!

** Note: Because of our Used Stamp & Craft Sale, we will not have a class on July 18. **

Annual Used Stamp & Craft Sale, July 13-23:
Start packing up your gently used and no-longer wanted stamping and scrapbooking supplies! We'll take stamps, embellishments, books and magazines, papers (please package them), stickers, punches, tools, storage cases, etc.!

Call us for your personal ID number and we'll fill you in on how to label the products you want to sell. Please drop your items off before July 11 (already labeled, please). You do not need to be present during the sale, but you're welcome to stop in during the sale to see how many of your items have sold.

If you're participating in our Used Stamp Sale, you're invited to our PREVIEW PARTY Thursday July 12 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm - you'll get first dibs on all these incredible savings before the general public! Remember, this is a cash only sale.

What a great way to make room for all those new products you've been dying to get your hands on!

See our CLASS SCHEDULE for all class descriptions, then e-mail us to reserve your space today!

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Artist Trading Card Swap!
Join us in our next swap! No need to register, simply drop off or send us 6 of your Artist Trading Cards by the 15th of the month and get 5 different cards in return, plus a free gift to thank you for your participation!

Also, visit our MONTHLY HIGHLIGHTS page at the end of every month to see a collection of the ATCs we just received! You can find all the ATCs we've received in past swaps right here at Wishful Thinking. We know you'll love 'em!

    o Make 6 cards and get 5 in return. You can make them all the same design, or all different. Don’t forget to sign the back with your contact information in case another artist would like to contact you about your ATC.

      • If you bring your ATCs to the store, you may choose which ATC’s you’d like to take home AND you’ll receive a FREE GIFT for playing in the Swap!

      • If you are unable to bring your ATCs to the store, send them with a self-addressed envelope with return postage. Our address is Wishful Thinking, PO Box 573, Nashville, IN 47448. Please write Hand Cancel on your envelopes so your ATCs will arrive safely. You’ll also receive a FREE GIFT for playing in the Swap!

      • Due dates are the 15th of the month.

      • Upcoming themes are:

    • July: Red/White/Blue - In celebration of the USA's birthday!

    • August: Lighthouses - There are lots of these found along the shores of oceans and lakes!

    • September: Take Me Out to the Ball Game! - America's favorite sport, baseball!

    • October: Ghosts & Goblins - Halloween is full of creepy ghosts and goblins!

Store Hours:
We are open Sunday through Thursday from 10:00am - 5:00pm and 10:00am - 6:00pm on Fridays & Saturdays. If we have an evening class or event, we are also open to the public so you can get your shopping fix!

Like Us on Facebook!
Want to see some of the sample cards we have scattered all over the shop? We've been slowly adding them to our Facebook page for you! Check it out at Wishful Thinking - Scrapbooking & Rubber Art Stamps, Nashville, IN!

A Peek Into November:
Mark your calendars for more fun in November:

  • Saturday/Sunday, Nov 3 & 4: Join us for two Art Journaling workshops with guest artist, Cheryl Holmes! More information to follow…

  • Saturday, Nov 10: We'll be one of the shops participating in the Brown County Humane Society's Annual Chocolate Walk! Check out their website for more information and ticket sales:

Girl Swing, #E13307,
from Impression Obsession,
measures approximately
2" x 3.5"

Apple Blossom Branch Vase,
from Northwoods,
measures approximately 2.75" x 3"

Full of Glee, #40-509,
from Penny Black,
measures approximately
3.5" x 4.25"

Blossom Vase #P318,
from Stampendous,
measures approximately
2.75 x 4.25"

Portland Head Lighthouse,
#PP10038 from Northwoods
measures approximately 3.5" x 3.5"

Birdy Up, #4021, from Stampotique,
measures approximately
3.75" x 1.75"

Florals Rose Stem
Clear Stamp Set #CM260,
from Hero Arts.
Flower measures
approximately 3" x 3"

150 Old School Way, PO Box 573
Nashville, IN 47448

(812) 988-7009

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