Friday, January 30, 2009


Did you stop by the GRAND OPENING today? Can you spot yourself in the photo?

Here is a partial view of the Class/Crop area...isn't it just lovely?
It is right next to the window with lots of wonderful natural light to scrap or stamp by.

Mmmmm! Yummy refreshments to snack on....

Around 4pm, many, many shoppers came into the store to see all of the wonderful goodies.

Busy "little bees" at the counter...

Many thanks to everyone who stopped by today...we hope you enjoyed your visit to the Crop Girls...we look forward to seeing you all again tomorrow.

See you soon!


Thursday, January 29, 2009

CROP GIRLS opens in 1 DAY!!!!

Can you believe the day is almost here?

We are so thrilled! It took almost 6 weeks to set-up the CROP GIRLS store and NOW the day has finally arrived....Everyone can come on over to shop on Friday {after 4pm} to see the NEW store in person! It is truly amazing that we had enough items to fill the whole store! (we're amazed!) Of course, MORE products will be arriving over the next several weeks from the orders we placed at the CHA show. You'll love what we have ordered! Our store will be bursting at the seams with lots of wonderful products!

We hope you like our new little shoppe--you'll really like our friendly & knowledgeable staff, terrific classes & crops, great prices, unique and fantastic products, and the home-like atmosphere!

A few Rubber Stamps close up...

A few Rubber Stamps not so close up....

A small corner of the store....very nice!

Be sure to stop by for the "GRAND OPENING"
Friday, Jan 30th: 4pm-7pm and Saturday, Jan 31st: 10am-5pm

We'll see you this weekend! We can't wait!


Monday, January 26, 2009

{Another day at CHA...}

The Crop Girls with Plaid Artist, Laura Kelly...
(Plaid is the manufacturer of Mod Podge and many other products)...

Laura's cute sketch of the Crop Girls...

Tattered Angel's Glimmer Mist...

A really FAB card created with Crafty Secrets newest stamp set.

Awesome projects made with Ranger products....

Adorable cards from Best Creations--wait 'til you see their fantastic papers!

We have ordered so many wonderful new products for the store--you'll just love them! We'll let you know when they start arriving! A few more days until the CROP GIRLS store opens!
See you soon!


Sunday, January 25, 2009

{HeLLo from Anaheim...CHA}

Hello from Anaheim!!!

New Vintage themed-papers from Graphic 45 from the "Fashionista" collection.

Tim Holtz posing with some unknown ladies...

Fun "goth" stamped cards from Phoenix's own Stampotique.

Isn't this adorable paper cupcake garden absolutely delicious???
(Doodlebug Designs)

New Distress Stickles from Ranger...they match the Distress Inks and retail for $2.50 a bottle.

New buddies....Crop Girl Donna & Crop Girl Chris posing with the Cricut and Cuttlebug.

Well, that's just a few photos until tomorrow!
Can't wait for you to see of all the new goodies
that will be arriving to the CROP GIRLS store.
See you soon!

Thursday, January 22, 2009

CROP GIRLS goes to CHA...

Almost a week away from our GRAND OPENING and the CROP GIRLS must take a little trip to visit the CHA (Craft & Hobby Association) trade show in Anaheim this order even MORE products for the store! All those wonderful visions of Scrapbooking and Stamping "eye-candy" will start trickling in many weeks after we open, so you'll have something fresh and exciting to see every time you visit us.

We'll post photos and updates of all of the wonderful new paper "lovelies" over the weekend so you can see what you have to look forward if you were there with us!

Handyman David will be at the CROP GIRLS store doing last minute handyman things while we are away--in case you are walking by and see him inside the store.

Friday Jan 30th, 4pm-7pm
Saturday Jan. 31st 10am-5pm

Join us for: shopping (yes, finally!), sign up for classes and crops, meet the CROP GIRLS staff, enter the hourly drawings for FABULOUS prizes (must be present to win!), yummy refreshments, or just to hang out and oogle over all the products in the store.

**Purchase at least $30 or more in merchandise during the GRAND OPENING
(1/30/09-1/31/09) and
receive a free goody bag
(While supplies last. CLASSES & CROP are NOT included).

See you soon!

-The Crop Girls

Tuesday, January 20, 2009


What's going on inside the CROP GIRLS store?
Oooh! Are those Stickles in the background? Lots of them too!

There's still MORE products to display the store with...can you believe that we open in 10 days!!!

A Shabby little corner of the CROP GIRLS store.

Lots of wonderful papers and embellishments!

More "eye-candy"...

Here is "Crop Girl" Chris, maybe you remember her from Recollections? She is teaching the Cricut Class and Mini Cupcake Book Class in sure to sign up if you haven't yet. (call us at the store: 623-972-0600 for CLASS or CROP sign up...or for any questions).
She's an awesome teacher! See you soon!


Monday, January 19, 2009


Here is what it looked like before we had a sign above the store.
It was not so easy to find without a sign.

Here are "Vinyl-Sign Guy Randy" and "Handyman David" being very busy putting up the new CROP GIRLS sign. Hey fellas, be careful up there!

Ta-da! Doesn't it look terrific?? You can see our new sign from Peoria Avenue and now you'll be able to find the CROP GIRLS store when you come to visit us...for the Grand Opening next weekend...and anytime afterward. See you soon!


Thursday, January 15, 2009

More "eye-candy" at the CROP GIRLS...

More adorable stamps from AMUSE Art Stamps...both clear and rubber wood mounted.

Cute cards created with AMUSE stamps...

I spy..."7 Gypsies..."

A teeny peek into the "travel section"...

Adhesives aren't really "eye-candy"...nothing very exciting, but we need them, so here they are hanging out in front of the register.

Well, that's just a few photos of what's going on over at the CROP GIRLS. We'll have even more photos of the store by next week, as it nears completion. "Open, open, open..." (soon!)

Congrats to Andrea M. !!!
She is the winner of the BLOG comment giveaway.
{clap, clap, clap}

Thank you to everyone who left wonderful feedback and comments!!!

We officially open on Friday, January 30th at 4pm - 7pm, which is also our GRAND OPENING....which will conclude the following day, Saturday, January 31st from 10am-5pm.
Be sure to stop by to see the store and say "hi", enter to win fabulous hourly door prizes, enjoy refreshments, sign up for classes, and best of all...SHOP!

See you soon!


Wednesday, January 14, 2009

16 Days until CROP GIRLS opens....

Can you believe it's already mid-January? Can you believe that CROP GIRLS opens in 16 days? Where does the time go? Are you ready to shop with us soon?

See the signs in the background...on the wall, don't they look terrific? It will make it easier when you are seeking out that special paper or embellishment by theme...

Brand NEW stamps from AMUSE Art Stamps...for Valentine's Day..."Hoo loves you?"

Lots of wonderful goodies for Valentine's Day Scrapbooking, Cardmaking, Paper Crafting, or Altered Arts projects...

More paper eye-candy for Valentine's Day....

Shabby Jewelry Box Class on Feb 26th (disregard the date in the photo that says Feb 28th) really is Thursday, Feb 26th from 10:30am-12:30pm...4 spots left! Just $25.

Adorable Valentine's Day card Class with the Crop Girls...create four FAB cards on Wednesday, Feb 4th at 5pm-7pm...$20. To get signed up, email us at:

Don't forget about our SUPERBOWL SUNDAY SUPER CROP on 2/1/09 from Noon-7pm--$25 for cropping, fun, great door prizes, shopping, munchies, food, and great company! This is our very 1st CROP in the CROP GIRLS classroom...not to be missed!

See you soon!


Saturday, January 10, 2009



How would you like to win this adorable Memory Box kit from "Three Bugs in a Rug"?

We'd love to hear your comments and feedback about the new store...if you've been by to visit...or if you have been following the progress on this blog....all you need to do is leave a comment here and you will be entered into the lucky winner's name will be drawn randomly on Thursday January 15th...the winner will be announced on Friday, January 16th! Yippee! How fun is that?

1). Comment as many times as you like...we don't mind.
2). The kit will need to be picked up in person on or by Tuesday, January 20th at the CROP GIRLS store....(or another name will be drawn).

20 days until we open! See you soon!


Friday, January 9, 2009


Thank you everyone who stopped by to check out the SCRAPBOOK & RUBBER STAMP sidewalk YARDSALE at our cute little store...we hope you found many wonderful bargains today! There were many gently used Rubber Stamps for $1-$2...we'll bring MORE tomorrow!

If you weren't able to come today (Friday), this is a TWO-DAY SALE and you didn't miss out on all the good stuff from today...because we are bringing out MORE stuff tomorrow for Saturday from 9am-2pm! It'll be worth the trip to stop by....peek at the photos from today, look at all the ladies having a great time!

We are located at the far east of the strip to Mercer's restaurant...look for the Barber Shop sign. Our sign isn't up, since we aren't open yet.

We'll be open January 30th at 4pm for the Grand Opening...See you soon!


Thursday, January 8, 2009

A lil' peek into the CROP GIRLS store....

Here is a photo of our store name on the door--doesn't it look fantastic? If you look past the glass, you can spot the Valentine's display...ooooh!

WOW!! It's been terrific meeting so many of you who have stopped by to take a peek into the CROP GIRLS store...we've been working like busy little bees getting it all set-up for a fabulous shopping experience and fun place to come visit. Wait until you see our new cash register is SO adorable!!!

We can't wait to see you tomorrow and on Saturday for our "Scrapbook and Rubber Stamp" yard sale! (...right outside of the store in the mall area). There are so many great things you'll find for CHEAP! See you there!

Oh, and by the way....the GRAND OPENING is Friday, JANUARY 30th, 4pm-7pm and Saturday JANUARY 31st...but, more on that later. (wink, wink!)