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!


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!