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!
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:
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!
you hear? There are new
Crystal Drops and Glitter Drops!
- 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.
is introducing more of their Color
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!
got some wonderful 12x12 papers from Scrapbook
You'll love the Family, Military, Indiana / Brown County, and
Colts football team papers!
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!).
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
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
** Note: Because of our Used Stamp & Craft Sale, we will not
have a class on July 18. **
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
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
for all class descriptions, then e-mail
us to reserve your space today!
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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!
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!
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!
Mark your calendars for more fun in November:
Nov 3 & 4: Join us for two Art Journaling workshops
with guest artist, Cheryl Holmes! More information to follow
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: www.bchumane.org.
from Impression Obsession,
2" x 3.5"