Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Making Flowers using Lia Griffith Crepe Paper

You must have seen on Pinterest all the beautiful paper flowers that people are making with the crepe paper that Lia Griffith has come out with. This crepe paper is so easy to work with that you will not want to stop making flowers. They're perfect for weddings and party decorations, kids craft projects and more. And the good news is that Lia at LiaGriffith.com offers a ton of video tutorials and templates that you can use to create perfect flowers every time.

We're happy to announce that our Ben Franklin Crafts store in Monroe, WA is now carrying a great selection of these crepe papers. And here's another good news! They're 20% off for a limited time!


Tuesday, June 19, 2018

DIY 4th of July Decorations

Are you looking for fresh new DIY decorations for this 4th of July? We like to make things easy for you, so we came up with 4 super simple patriotic projects that you can make in very little time.

- DIY BBQ, Picnic Directional Sign (using the Home Town USA Paper collection from Simple Stories)


Monday, June 18, 2018

New Unicorn, Mermaid, Llama, and Flamingo Dies

We are very happy to offer access to our Accu-Cut Die Cut Machines to our local customers for *FREE. And today we're super excited because we just got some new dies! It includes: unicorn, mermaid, flamingo, and llama dies!  Don't know how to use our Die Cut Machines? CLICK HERE to see Sonja in action.


Friday, June 8, 2018

Plaid Gifts and Cards for Dad

We loved making projects using the new PLAID DAD paper collection from Simple Stories! "I'm so plaid you're my dad" is one of the sentiments that you can cut out of the 12" x 12" sheet of paper. There's also #1 Dad, DAD the man the myth the legend, papa bear, my favorite daddy-o, coolest dad ever, the best dads have beards, and sawdust is man glitter. These sentiments are all cut apart pieces included in 1 sheet of paper. Cut them out and glue on your cardstock to make a stunning card in minutes!




Thursday, June 7, 2018

Personalized Tote Bag for Bridesmaids

We're excited to bring you this fun and easy-to-make gift for your bridesmaids!

We carry these great size canvas bags and we can put your bridesmaids name on the front and a thank you message for each bridesmaid on the inside. We have a great variety of vinyl colors for the text to choose from. Make it special, customize it!



This personalized tote bag would also be a great gift for parties, office team building events, or local fundraiser walks. You could even have one made for everyone in the family - perfect for a family reunion gift! You can have the vinyl text just on the outside if you prefer. You decide!

Visit our Imaging Center for a free estimate. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to call us at 360-794-6745 ext. 1108, or stop by and we'll be happy to help you.

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Ben Franklin Crafts and Frame Shop, Monroe, WA
19505 Hwy 2, Monroe, WA 98272
Phone: 360-794-6745

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

DIY Gifts for Dad

Are you looking for handmade gift ideas that you could make for Dad? Our Father's Day sale flyer has many ideas that you'll be able to make easily and quickly - and the good news is that most of the supplies are on sale now through Sun. June 17, 2018.  Here's our sale flyer: http://www.bfranklincrafts.com/Fathers-Day-Sale-18-M.pdf

We thought we would show you a few of the DIYs here:

- Clock for Dad




- Holographic Glass Block Light

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Butter Slime Made With Crayola Model Magic

Summer vacations just got more fun with Model Magic from Crayola. The squishy, nontoxic modeling dough is a perfect addition to your slime creations!