Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Meet This Month's Guest Designer!

Screen Name: SherrieLynne

First Name: Sherrie

My crafty supply must have: Pattern Paper and Lots of Embellishments!

What inspires me to create: New Products, Pinterest, Challenges and Sketches.

Most readers don't know this about me: I don't know how to swim. I am scared of the water.

Bio: My most favorite thing to do is spending time in my craft room. 


I started scrapbooking in 2008. I was a stampin-up dealer from 2003 to 2006. I Loved making cards. I still love making them but Love scrapbooking more. My favorite subjects to scrapbook are my grandkids, furbabies and my garden. 



Project 1: Mother's Day 2016 - Aryia's Garden Collection Bo Bunny


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Project 2: Olivia's Easter - Hoppy Easter Photo Play Paper



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To read more about Sherrie and to see the rest of her projects, please CLICK HERE. Be sure to visit our Message Board to check out the inspirational fun she has planned this month!



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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Join Us For This Week's Sketch Challenge!

Show us what you can do with this week's sketch! We're awarding 1,000 Cherry Reward Points* to the randomly selected winner PLUS 100 Points to any all other participants!


You have until next Thursday - March 30th, 2017 to create your project and upload it to our Becky Fleck Sketch Challenge #130 Gallery. Be sure to also SHARE it with our Message Board community

*Cherry Reward Points are just another benefit of shopping at ACherryOnTop.com Crafts! Point are awarded for every qualifying order placed, for posted reviews and just for browsing our site! Once you accumulate enough points, you can redeem them for huge savings off your order! Click here for more information.



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Friday, March 17, 2017

We're Celebrating St. Patty's Day + Sketch Winner Announcement!

Happy St. Patrick's Day! Story has it that St. Patrick lit a forbidden fire and then drove snakes out of Ireland. People now argue whether those snakes were literal or metaphorical. Whatever the truth behind the legend is, we get to all celebrate together, today! So, wear your green with pride and take lots of pictures!

Look for your pot 'o gold promo code at the bottom of this post!

Congratulations to this week's Sketch Challenge Winner!


Laura K submitted this lovely layout for our Becky Fleck Sketch Challenge #129 and was randomly selected to win 1,000 Cherry Rewards Points! Congrats Laura! Be sure to visit the gallery to see all of the wonderful entries.

Look for another A Cherry On Top Crafts Sketch Challenge, soon! Also, visit our Facebook Page for our #Freebie #Friday Giveaways announcements and to SHARE your favorite St. Patty's Day selfies! We'd love to see them. 




Promo Code: STPAT

Save 17% off all products in our store. Discount is based on the regular price of the product. If a product is already on sale for more than 17% off, no additional discount will be given. This promotion may not be combined with other promo codes. Promotion requires a $39 or more purchase after redeemed points and discounts have been applied; excludes Gift Certificates/Cards, S/H, taxes. Valid March 17, 2017.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Join Us For This Week's Sketch Challenge!



We'd love to see how this Becky Fleck Pagemaps sketch inspires you!

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Use the sketch above to create a card, a scrapbook layout or any paper crafting project and upload it to our Becky Fleck Sketch Challenge #129 Gallery by March 15, 2017. We'll be rewarding all participants with Cherry Reward Points

We can't wait to see what you create!



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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Special Thanks To Our February 2017 Guest Designer!






We've enjoyed getting to know a little bit more about Chris (aka: emmapaige) during this month. She's so full of talent and passion for paper crafting.

This is the second time she's been an A Cherry On Top Crafts Guest Designer. However, she's no stranger to the crafting industry and is sweet enough to share her talent on our Message Board and in our Gallery on a regular basis!


Click HERE to read her interview




Did you miss any of her inspirational challenges? Don't fret! You can view all of them by visiting the links below. Be sure to bookmark them for future use when your mojo needs a little boost:


Challenge #1 (Someone You Love)
Challenge #2 (Something You Love)
Challenge #3 (Someplace You Love)
Challenge #4 (Love Yourself)
Challenge #5 (Sketch Challenge)



Our warehouse is beginning to OVERFLOW with all of the newest CHA - Creativation Show releases. Look for our next Guest Designer announcement in April!







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Friday, February 24, 2017

Join Us For This Week's Sketch Challenge!

This week's sketch offers a bit of a switch! Typically, the sketches provide for one central image or a cluster of three. This sketch is for all of you who love to pile on the pictures in your layouts!


We want to see what you can do with this paper crafting sketch!

 free paper crafting scrapbook layout sketch challenge

Tell a story with images and be sure to share your finished project with us! One randomly selected participant will receive 1000 Cherry Loyalty Points with all other participants receiving bonus points just for playing along!

Click HERE for more information

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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Get Social With Us!

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Our scrapbooking and craft outlet store in Saginaw, Michigan allows us to get to know some of our local customers. That's something we truly love about the outlet as well as our industry in general. 

Crafting is an extremely social hobby! Whether you're attending an all-day crop event or a quilting circle - crafting brings like minds and hearts together. We want to get to know you and share inspiration, how-to's, daily happenings and of course the newest in paper and general crafts!


So, come join us! 


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Friday, February 17, 2017

Becky Fleck Sketch #127 Winner!

We were so happy to see all of the submissions to our latest Sketch Challenge! If you're looking for inspiration, you'll find it in our A Cherry On Top Crafts Gallery.

Congratulations to this week's Sketch Challenge Winner - KEATONSGTGRAM!


She was randomly selected as our 1,000 Cherry Loyalty Points Winner! All other participants received bonus points just for sharing their projects with us. 

Want to see more? Visit our Gallery to view all of the challenge submissions and be sure to get in on the fun next week!


Guest Designer Call


Thursday, February 9, 2017

Join Us For This Week's Sketch Challenge!

We have another fantastic PageMap Sketch Challenge by Becky Fleck for you! Get in on the fun and be sure to post your finished project to our Becky Fleck Sketch Challenge #127 Gallery before midnight on Wednesday, February 15, 2017!

Here's the Sketch:



You can also share your project with our A Cherry On Top Crafts community by posting to our Message Board HERE. We can't wait to see how this sketch inspires you! Don't forget - we're awarding bonus ACOT Loyalty Points just for playing along.

Happy Creating!



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Thursday, February 2, 2017

Hooray! Help Us Welcome our February 2017 Guest Designer!

The busy months of December and January are finally behind us and it's time to get back to our Guest Designer Spotlight!

Her name is Chris (screenname EMMAPAIGE). She's freshly retired which leaves her a bit more time to create and scrapbook every day!

Here are a few things about Chris:

"Must Have" Craft Supply: Patterned Paper(s)

What inspires her: "The ACOT Gallery and challenges; process videos and CHALLENGES (of course)


A little bit about Chris: "My favorite subjects are my five grandchildren, my children and my husband (and occasionally me). We do not have any pets (we had three dogs at one point) but all four of our children have one or multiple dogs."






She selected the new Sweet Nothings collection from Fancy Pants Designs to create several scrapbook layouts. Be sure to check them all out by visiting the A Cherry On Top Crafts Guest Designer announcement in the gallery. 

"My Favorite Place":


Retirement definitely has its perks and getting to stay in bed a little longer is one of them! Chris journals, "Now I can stay in our new Tempur-Pedic bed a little longer, watch som eTV and catch up with the world on my iPad..."

"Happy Mail"



Who doesn't love getting new craft supplies in the mail? Chris captured the joy of happy mail in this layout. We <3 it!

To see more of her layouts, click HERE and don't forget to join in on all of her inspiring challenges during the month of February! Visit our Contests & Challenges Message Board forum for more information.

Welcome Chris!



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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Back From CHA Winter 2017 - Creativation Conference and Trade Show!


Whew! What a whirlwind of a trip! Kristin and Heidi spent time in Phoenix, Arizona attending the latest Craft & Hobby Association (CHA) event - Creativation!


WARNING - this post is image heavy!

We hope you enjoy viewing the pics we're sharing with you from the show. It's always so much fun looking at the new products and seeing familiar faces. Our industry is all about making connections and sharing through creativity. It's nice to be in such a huge setting filled with creative passion!

Heidi and Kristin on the Creativation Show Floor


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Excited crowds gather in front of the Graphic 45 booth hoping to grab some giveaway goodies!

The Doodlebug Design booth was extra bright and so cute! We love spending time with the Doodlebug team. They're pretty amazing people.
Adorable cards featuring new Doodlebug products decorate the booth
This guy was HUGE! Some of the booths were pretty mind blowing.

 
We're so excited about all of the new Prima products on their way to A Cherry On Top Crafts. Expect to see new gels, paper collections, PLANNERS and flowers (of course)!
Heidi Swapp and Heidi from A Cherry On Top pose for a quick picture

 

Expect to see more fun and nostalgic items from Heidi Swapp. New LightBox accessories, Memory Planners, Travelers Notebooks, Chalk Art and so much more!


We R Memory Keepers stays ahead of the game with new paper crafting tools. Look for the Stitch Happy Multi-Media Sewing Machine as well as the new Planner Punch Board, soon!

There was so much to see and play with at the Creativation Conference and Trade Show. We'll be incredibly busy getting all of the newest on our site. Be sure to visit our NEW and Pre-Order sections every day - OK...maybe a few times a day - to see the latest!


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