Thursday, December 30, 2010

Happy New Year!

Due to the threat of inclimate weather &  New Years Eve, Fond Memories will be closing at noon tomorrow Friday, December 31st. We wish all of our awesome customers a "Happy New Year." Thank you for your patronage in 2010. We look forward to a creative 2011!

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Merry Christmas

We wish a warm and wonderful Christmas to all of you.

Fond Memories Holiday Hours

Open Friday, December 24th Christmas Eve 10:00AM – 3:00PM

Closed Saturday, December 25th Christmas Day

Closed Sunday, December 26th

Open Monday December 27th 10:00AM – 5:00PM
With after Christmas Sales

Friday, December 17, 2010

Sending Love Your Way

We love the Unity Stamp Company and just received several new sets. Sending my Love was used on this card. I think the colors Doreen chose are perfect together. She designed with Spellbinders Ovals and Big Scallop Ovals and colored with Copic Markers. A silk ribbon from Creative Impressions adds a nice touch.
A Valentines Party is being planned at Fond Memories. The dates are Thursday, January 13th, Friday, January 14th and Saturday, January 15th. The first 25 to call and sign up will receive a free stamp! We sure hope you can join us.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

SALE WARNING

****************SALE WARNING****************
THE SALE CONTINUES
So we tried to have a Christmas Open House, but as you know we got snowed out.
We are continuing with our in-store specials
40% off all Christmas
D├ęcor
Books
Stamps
Minnesota Calendars
So come and see us while the weather permits. You can still sign up for the door prize and receive a gift for shopping with us. Treats will be served Friday, December 17th, Saturday December 18th and Sunday, December 19th 12:00 – 4:00.

Save the Date
January 13th, 14th, and 15th
Valentine Party
Fun projects to make for the ones you love. The first 25 people to sign up for a time will receive a free Valentine Stamp.

CHRISTMAS EVE HOURS 10:00 – 3:00
CLOSED CHRISTMAS DAY AND DECEMBER 26TH
OPEN DECEMBER 27TH FOR AFTER CHRISTMAS SALES

A wish for all mankind

We are excited about the new Heartfelt Creations stamps and die cuts we got in this week! Doreen made this card with the Decorative Window Scene Die Cut and the Scenic Combo Stamp Set. She used Copic Markers to color and the verse is a wood stamp from Northwoods. Something fun and different...Beautiful! Stop in soon to see all of our new product.

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Christmas Open House

We will be hosting a Christmas Open house this Friday, December 10th 9AM - 5PM, Saturday, December 11th 9AM - 5PM and Sunday December 12th 12PM - 5PM.
All Christmas Decor, Stamps & Books will be 40% OFF!
We will be having Holiday Goodies!
Don't miss out on this fun event, come to Walnut Grove this week-end and experience Home Town Holiday Shopping and Friendly Service at Fond Memories and Oleson's Mercantile.






Thursday, December 2, 2010

Winter Beauty Fills the Air

Doreen chose Hero Arts Clear Set "Sending Holiday Cheer" for this charming winter card. It was colored with Copic Markers and layered on paper from My Minds Eye.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

CORRECTION

We  made an error in the e-mail that was sent to you yesterday (11/30)
The correct DECEMBER TAKE SIX DATES are
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2ND
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3RD
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 4TH
Sorry for any inconvenience...there are still a few openings...please call to reserve your spot.

Monday, November 29, 2010

Wishing You Peace & Love

This beautiful card was created by Mary Jo over the week-end. She used JusteRite's Christmas Nested Sentiments for the verse. A frame was cut from Spellbinders Labels Fifteen on Spellbinders Premium Craft Foil and then embossed with Tim Holtz Snow Flurries & Snowman embossing folder. The felt snowflake embellishments are from Creative Impressions. Paper is Glitter White and Bazzill. Oh how sparkly and pretty!

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Game Day

Its Game Day...come on over to Fond Memories and get a hands on experience with our fun and educational games, toys and books. We are open until 8pm tonight. We will have 3 big days of savings...20% 0ff all toys, games and books, November 18th, 19th and 20th. What great Christmas gifts. Don't miss out!

Sunday, November 14, 2010

November Take Six Cards

Thanks to all of you who helped make our November Take Six our best one ever to date!! We really appreciate all of our loyal (and fun) customers! The cards were beautiful and all were designed by Doreen. We have all the stamps and materials needed to make the cards in stock. Stop in soon .
We will be having a December Take Six. Because of the busy Holiday Season you will need to sign up for this one. Dates are Thursday, December 2nd, Friday, December 3rd and Saturday, December 4th.







Friday, November 12, 2010

Reindeer Dash Shop Hop

Fond Memories is decked out and ready for the Holidays!!! Please join us this Saturday, November 13th for our Holiday Open House "Reindeer Dash Shop Hop." from 9:00 AM - 5PM.  Six Walnut Grove Retailer Stores will be involved. Visit them all, get your card punched and be entered in a drawing for $100.00 Reindeer Bucks!!! Here at Fond Memories we will be offering 20% of all of our packaged food and beverages....many will be available to sample. All Fall Decor is on sale....from 30 - 50% off! It sure to be alot of fun. Get a jump on your Holiday Shopping for gifts, food and decorating. Fond Memories has it all!!

Monday, October 25, 2010

Nature gives to every time & season some beauties of it's own.

Charles Dickens quote is the inspiration for the following cards, all created by Mary Jo and Doreen with the Northwood's Coneflower stamp.




Saturday, October 23, 2010

October Take Six Cards

For your enjoyment....the October Six Cards (5 cards and 1 treat bag)!
All were designed by Doreen.





Thursday, October 21, 2010

Harvets of Memories

From Unity Stamp Company, "Havest of Memories" was the stamp set used to create this beautiful card. Papers are from Paper Loft and ribbon from Creative impressions.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Autumn Garden

All of the cards today were made from Our Craft Lounge's set "Autumn Garden" Aren't they cute!! Mary Jo and Doreen are the designers.



Saturday, September 25, 2010

Country Barn Card

Another card by Doreen
using Our Craft Lounge stamps.
This time she colored the barn
using Distress inks to as watercolor.

Believe Santa

Doreen designed this wonderful card
that features stamps from
JustRite's Vintage Christmas.
The bricks are embossed with a Tim Holtz folder.
Copics were used to color Santa.

Cute Snow Globe Card

A fun holiday card!
The snow globe and little girl are stamps
from Penny Black.  The little girl
is colored with Copic markers
Doreen created this cute card.

Pastel Sympathy Card

Doreen created this softly colored sympathy card.
The stamps are from AMuse.
The flowers are colored with Copic markers.

Snowman Ornament

Doreen created this cute ornament!
The snowman is from JustRite's Vintage Christmas set.
Doreen used Copic markers to color the snowman.
The snowflake was cut with Spellbinders Snowflake Pendants
out of Bazzill Bling paper.

Sparkle Trees

The trees on this card are from Penny Black. 
The verse is from JustRite's Nature's Nested Sentiments.
Peacock Chalk Glimmer Mist creates the color
around the sparkling trees and verse.
Designer - Judy Hayes

Autumn Card

This card features papers from The Paper Loft
and a frame cut with Spellbinders
 Labels Sixteen and Labels Seventeen. 
The gold mat is cut with Labels Fifteen. 
The verse is from JustRite's Nature's Nested Sentiments set.
Judy designed this card.

A Thankful Scarecrow

Here's a cute scarecrow card for fall!  The stamps are from Our Craft Lounge.  Doreen is the designer.

Cardinal Card

This card uses a beautiful stamp by Heartfelt Creations - a NEW stamp company to Fond Memories. The cardinal and brance are colored with Copic markers.  Doreen created this wonderful holiday card!

Merry Christmas

This card features stamps and papers
from KaiserCraft as well as
Spellbinders Labels Fourteen
and Labels Seventeen.
There's glitter on dots of Ranger White enamel
along the holly branch and near the verse.
Designer - Judy Hayes

Friday, September 24, 2010

Fall Workshop

It's finally here!
The Fall Workshop is Saturday!

I'll be posting the card samples starting at 9:00 am when the workshop starts.  If you can't come to make cards with us, we hope you enjoy seeing all the cards.  If you see something you'd like to buy, you may call - 507-859-2929 or email fondmem@redredcom Fond Memories to have it mailed to you. 

Friday, September 3, 2010

NEWS FLASH!

THE NEW SPELLBINDERS HAVE ARRIVED!!!
They are soooo awesome! Come soon for best selection...they are sure to go quickly.

Happy Labor Day!

Fond Memories will be closed, in observance of Labor Day, Sunday September 5th and Monday September 6th. We hope all of you enjoy the holiday.
We have just a few spots left for our Fall Workshop....if you want to join us for this fun filled day, be sure to call or e-mail to register soon.
We have so many fun new products in at the store...be sure you stop in to check it all out!

Friday, August 20, 2010

Happy Haunting

Mary Jo made this adorable Halloween card with a stamp from a new line for Fond Memories. The company is called The Pixie Cottage. We have several new stamps from them and one is as cute as the next. Come take a look!

Just a reminder....call or e-mail to sign up for the Fall Workshop. We have just a few left to get to the first 75. Workshop day is Saturday, September 25th, 9am - 4pm. Cost is $30.00 for 10 projects. Don't miss out!

Monday, August 16, 2010

CrAzY Days Continues!

Our CrAzY Days was very good....the weather could not have been nicer and our many customers were thrilled with the super buys that they got. For those of you that couldn't make it we have good news. Kathy has extended the sale and made it even bigger....there will now be and additional 50% off the lowest sale price!! Come in soon for the best selection.
The card shown below was created by Doreen...I love its elegance and simplicity! Plain white paper cut and embossed with Cuttlebugs "Brocade Window." The "For your Anniversary" verse is from My Sentiments Exactly. Beautiful!

Monday, August 9, 2010

CrAzY Days in Walnut Grove

CrAzY DAYS IN WALNUT GROVE
SATURDAY, AUGUST 14TH FROM 8AM - 5PM

Hello everyone.....I sure hope you are all enjoying summer. Wouldn't it be nice if we could take a little bit of this heat with us into winter!

CrAzY DAYS IN WALNUT GROVE
SATURDAY, AUGUST 14TH FROM 8AM - 5PM

Here at Fond Memories we are busy preparing for CrAzY Days....it is just nuts the markdowns that Kathy is putting on this merchandise! YOU WILL LOVE IT!

CrAzY DAYS IN WALNUT GROVE
SATURDAY, AUGUST 14TH FROM 8AM - 5PM

We will have 15% OFF STOREWIDE.
We have already pulled hundreds of new items and papers for 40% discounts and on Saturday, August 14th from 8am - 5pm all previously and newly discounted items will have yet ANOTHER 20% OFF!!!! THATS 60% OR MORE OFF! WOW!


CrAzY DAYS IN WALNUT GROVE
SATURDAY, AUGUST 14TH FROM 8AM - 5PM

Participating stores will be:
FOND MEMORIES
JUNK WITH PURPOSE
OLESON'S MERCANTILE
DON'T MISS OUT ON THESE AWESOME DEALS....JOIN THE FUN!


CrAzY DAYS IN WALNUT GROVE
SATURDAY, AUGUST 14TH FROM 8AM - 5PM

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

It's a Hot One

Man it's HOT out ....a good day to stay indoors and stamp or come to Fond Memories to shop!! The girls are all busy shopping at Summer CHA in Chicago....won't it be fun to see all the new goodies they are finding...I can't wait! Today I am posting a card designed by Doreen with a new Cuttlebug Folder Perfect Perennials. It makes quick work out of creating a gorgeous card. The verse is from the CHF set Motivational Centers.

Thursday, July 22, 2010

July Take Six

Here are a few of the July Take Six Cards for your enjoyment.