Friday, November 2, 2018

Framed Art using 2For Frames

Every holiday season our team comes up with simple decorations that anyone can make, even the non crafters. Would you have thought of using Christmas paper with a couple of picture frames to create a 15-minute (or less) decoration? You can update it every season by simply replacing the themed paper.

Monday, October 8, 2018

Spooky Boo! Paper by Pebbles

The new Pebbles, Spooky Boo! hair-raising wicked paper collection will be perfect to tell ghost stories. Use it to fill your pages with bone-chilling memories or create spooky decorations for all the children traveling from house-to-house on Halloween night to see.

The Spooky Boo! paper collection is 20% off now through Oct. 14, 2018. Stop by our Ben Franklin Crafts and Frame store in Monroe, WA, we're here to help find all the supplies you'll need for your next project.

Saturday, September 29, 2018

4 DIY Halloween Decorations

Halloween is such a fun season for crafting! We make it easy! Come see us at our Ben Franklin Crafts store in Monroe, WA where you'll find all the supplies needed to make these 4 Halloween decorations - and the good news is that they're on sale now through Oct. 14, 2018. View our entire sale flyer here.

Spider Web Tea Light Candle Holder
Paint our unfinished wood block tealight candle holder with black paint. Let it dry. Draw white lines with a POSCA paint pen to create the spider web, glue on some decorative spiders.

Friday, September 28, 2018

2 Easy DIY Fall Decorations

If you like simple DIY projects, you're in for a treat. Our first DIY fall decoration starts with our 12.75" tall white-washed pedestal frame. Add your favorite autumn paper to the back of the frame, apply one of our self-adhesive quotes to the front of the glass, glue at the base some floral picks. That's it!

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

DIY Fall Centerpieces & Wreaths

You may think that you need an interior decorator degree to be able to create beautiful displays for your home that look like the staged homes you see in magazines. Well, you don't! We make sure to carry unique merchandise that follow the latest trends in the home decor world. On top of that, we create displays in the store to inspire you.  Come in and talk to one of our associates that will be happy to help you design a fall decoration that will fit your style.

Friday, September 21, 2018

Easy-To-Make Fall Decorations

Our designers have been busy making fall decorations that you can re-create at home. It's easy to buy an already-made decoration, but making it yourself brings you a great sense of accomplishment and joy. We create our project ideas as simple as possible so that you can copy them easily. We hope you'll enjoy these inspirations. All the products used in these projects are available at our Ben Franklin Crafts and Frame Shop store in Monroe, WA.

DIY "Harvest Blessings" Pallet Board
You'll need our 30" pallet board, 1 set of fall leaves and our "Harvest Blessings" self-adhesive vinyl.

DIY Fall Paper Mache Pumpkin
You'll need 1 paper mache pumpkin. Adhere to it torn up pieces of your favorite fall paper using Mod Podge.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Crafting with the Fall Break Carta Bella Paper Collection

You will love creating projects for the season using the new Fall Break Paper Collection by Carta Bella. The designs by Steven Duncan are in bold colors perfect for autumn - we love the truck, and the pumpkins and the fall scenes! It includes some fall quotes that will give meaning to all your projects. Start harvesting your memories today! This collection is 20% off now through Mon, Sept. 24, 2018.