Joann’s and Michael’s Haul!

Recently I discovered the smash book….

(dun dun duuunnnn)

But i loved it! So I wanted to buy one!

I went to Joann’s the other day to get white paint and letter stickers….

i got the white paint, decided not to get the stickers, and ended up with a smash book! 🙂

But i was in a big hurry that day so that’s all I got.

But a few days later i had time to go back and look around and get fun embellishments and stuff for my smash book.

(p.s. im going to be doing a introduction to smashbooking blog post soon!)

I’m going to go ahead and apologize for the bad iPhone pictures, I’ll be using my DSLR from now on!

I also forgot to take a picture of the paint i bought but i just bought the

Americana White Acrylic paint 8oz bottle..

I recomend buying the 8oz bottle if you paint alot, otherwise you’re going to be going through alot of little bottles!

Plus with a 50% off coupon at Joann’s you can get it for the same price as the small bottle! 🙂

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Here is a over-view of everything i got 🙂

When I got my smashbook I decided to get the smashbook kit instead of just the book.

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Here’s what came in the kit:

-The book

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                                  Smash Tags                                     Washi Tape                        Tags (kinda like post it flags)

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The Pocket Smash Book!

The kit was $24 i think, but i had a 40% off coupon on my phone!

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I got these cool pockets to put pictures, etc. in!

       Tags

My mom loved these tags so she bought them for me, I’m trying to convince her to start smashbooking with me! 🙂

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I had been looking on pinterest over the weekend for some inspiration for my smashbook.

I saw how some people had decorated the outside of their books too, so i decided i wanted to put a word on the front.

When we got to the store I saw this and I loved it +Joann’s was having a 40%off scrapbooking sale.

You have to find the sales!!!

washi tape

Two washi tapes! I’m trying to grow my tape supply!

$1.40 a piece.

PicMonkey Collage

I liked these little chipboard stickers and this pack had the perfect sticker for a page I was planning!

(The name of this brand made me laugh “Hey Girl!”)

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I got both of these stickers out of the $1 bin and they will be really good for fillers! 🙂

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I had my eye on these paints for a while.

I took a oil painting class over the summer and wanted to experiment with them some more.

This pack was $12.99, again, I had a coupon so i got them for $ $7.80.

This was the only item I used a coupon on, Everything else was on sale! 🙂

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I always get the multi packs of canvas, and i always buy them when they are on sale! 🙂

I picked up a pack and then realized it had a special price on it because there was a *very very small* cut in one of the canvas. That pack was marked down for *$3.50*!!!!

$3.50 for two canvas’!!!

I didnt worry about the cut because i can collage on that canvas! 🙂

+ even if that canvas had been completely ruined 1 canvas for $3.50 is still a steal! 😉

Anyway i wasnt going to get that pack since i’ve started making paintings to sell but,

my mom told me she would buy it for me! <–She’s pretty awesome! 😉 ❤

but i bought the other pack too! 🙂

I got all of this (-the smash book kit) for a whopping $33!

I saved $18.10!!!

without all the sales and coupons the total would have been $51.10, and i would not have bought half of what I did!

What I got from Michael’s:

I discovered copic markers a few months ago but i hadnt been able to try them yet because,

I couldnt find them anywhere locally.

But i was at Michael’s the other day and found them!!!

So I got two because they were on sale for buy 1 get 1 half off.

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RV25 Dog Rose Flower, & R32 Peach

That’s everything I got! I have worked some in my smashbook and i am going to blog about it soon!
Stay tuned for that!