It's Not All Black and White

Saturday, May 12, 2007

My Shopping Trip!

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Oh my gosh! Have you ever been to a Super JoAnn's?
Well, apparently not all JoAnn's are created equal. I don't go to JoAnn's a whole lot. It's not very close for me, and they don't have very much, esp. anything different than the closer Michael's has. I saw something in JoAnn's flier, but then it wasn't at the store. They sent me to a different JoAnn's, a "super JoAnn's", or whatever they call it. I got lost in the store it was so big. It took me 15 minutes just to find the paper crafting department. I was so excited that I went a little crazy.

I sure hope I like these VersaMagic inks, because I bought EVERY color. This is not like me. I take my purchases seriously. I don't like extra junk laying around my house. So I don't like to buy something spur of the moment. I see something. I think about it. I go back to the store to buy it. I decide that I'm still not sure. FINALLY, I end up buying it on the third or so go round. But this was so overwhelming. I bought all the aforementioned inks, a new easy-to-use corner rounder, the famous Mono Multi glue of which I have heard so much and the 5 for a $1 sale designer papers. I could barely carry it all. Never did I dream upon entering the store that I (the non-purchaser) would be buying all this. But it was so much fun!

So, you see the two sheets of paper on the right. They're by Me & My Big Ideas. They're kind of thick and glossy, a totally new concept to me...glossy designer papers. So I'm pretty excited to give them a whirl.

Well, if you made it this far, thanks for letting me get out my excitement. As much as he tries to be happy with me, Josh (husband) really doesn't understand or care. I'll have more cards next time.


Angie Z ~ Duckwaddlequack said...

Yes!! I've been to one! It was called Joann's Etc and I loved it! Then we moved and well the closest one to me needs a remodeling - very badly - I was just there today and don't know why I went!!! Glad you found one and had some fabulous finds!

Anonymous said...

Oh.....We don't even have a regular JoAnn's here. I do all my shopping online since moving here.

Look at your loot! You will love the ink. You get beautiful even coverage with it!

Rose Ann said...

Love your goodies...and I can't wait to see what you create with it!

Charlene Austin said... are so lucky! I was just in the US a couple of weeks ago and planned on going to the one in Houston but ran out of time. Darn it. Have fun playing!!

Anonymous said...

What a haul! How fun! I've heard good things about the Versamagic ink. The glossy designer paper sounds interesting!

Kristine Reynolds said...

Can't wait to see what you create with all your new stuff! I've been looking at those inks so please let us know what you think.


Jen said...

I absolutely love the versamagic ink. I still looking for CS that goes well with the colors. If anyone has any suggestions I would appreciate it. Love your blog.

Anonymous said...

Aren't the Super Joann's great! When I visit family in the valley (100 miles away) I alway hit the Super store - much larger & bigger selections than our small town J's!

Sew Club said...

Oooh, you'll have to let me know how you like the Versamagic. I've been eyeballing those for a while now, but haven't yet made the plunge! Looks like fun!

Unknown said...

Wow, you scored on your shopping trip! I think you'll like the Versamagics. I've been collecting them and they work so great with the acrylic stamps.

Lauren (mytime) said...

Oh I love your new goodies! I wish we had one of those near me!

Anonymous said...

Oh, look at all those pretties!! You are going to LOVE the ink - for coverage and for watercoloring! I've never heard of such a huge Joann's... I'm a little jealous! Love that mono glue as well - it really holds everything together!! Have fun with all you new toys!

jessjean on scs

Anonymous said...

WOW, look at all that ink! Can't wait to see what you do with it! I'll look forward to hearing what you think of it. That white glossy paper with the flowers? I bought 2 sheets of that & I love it! I did sort of a one sheet wonder with one sheet; it matches so many SU colors; Have fun with all your goodies.