Scrap It PLUS

Welcome to Scrap It PLUS. We offer a unique experience. We have classes, items to sell, memberships, crops, and special events. We have tools to complete your projects, or we can offer you OUR tools. Come have a great time with us.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

PLUS PLUS PLUS -- The INDOOR playground in Grinnell, Iowa
Not only do we scrap -- we paint on furniture, make steam punk jewlery, and paint on pottery --
We serve all ages. . .  Come Play with Us. . .

DIGI Prints from

How much fun are we are having at ScrapitPlus. . . Not only are we developing our own curriculum for Copic Markers -- that will either be in house or on-line, we are developing our own digi stamps. What does that mean? It means you don't have to pay $23.00 to get the ONE stamp you want. Rather, pay $2 - $4. . . and make as many copies as you want to make.

Here are some finished cards that represent the stamps: Go to -- look for e-shop. If the digi images aren't there yet, e-mail me
I will put them up for you. we have over 40 to do as of today -- MORE by tomorrow.

Saturday, November 5, 2011

Bird House

Here is a GREAT album done from one of our regular customers, June. It is the Birdhouse -- wow--do we love it Again 6" X 8.5" -- a great size for your "family album". . .

Santa Albums Gifts Gifts Gifts

Here is a Santa Album made from our Santa Die Cut -- The size is 6" X 8.5" -- just right for all your photos and to give as gifts. Come make them for less than $7 - $14 depending on how many pages and which papers or buy them already made for $24.99 . . .

Friday, November 4, 2011

Christmas Album -- Old World

We have papers that are OLD world. . . Here is an album made of our OLD world papers -- Come see what MORE we have. We really specialize in this LOOK. . .

TIGER -- Custom Album

We are designing CUSTOM albums -- not to be duplicated ANYWHERE -- Here is our TIGER album. . . G0 TIGERS == Guarantee me 40 sales, and I will make your OWN school MASCOT albums. . .

Come buy it done -- a kit, or make it yourself. (We show you how to make it yourself)

Snow Flake Album

The most beautiful paper I have ever seen -- See a simple mini album we made with this paper -- Your cost? Buy the paper/chipboard -- Use the equipment -- and LOVE the results for just a little bit of money. . .
A GREAT gift -- within your budget. . . Come play with us.

Albums Albums Albums

Make albums -- buy albums MADE -- buy the kit -- You have choices -- and GREAT GREAT presents. . .


Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Painting on Furniture

You will have a BLAST painting with a friend or family member on wood. Lots of fun and anyone can do it. Where? At Scrap it PLUS!

New class starting so why not come! Such fun you will have! Invite whoever you want to come and paint right beside you. Great class.

Here are some examples of the previous class we had. Join us and make your own.

Configuration Box

Class on SUNDAY! Come and join us. We will be making our own configuration boxes. Only $25 and the price of the boxes. Make sure to bring several little "found" treasure that you can put in the boxes. Cute gift for someone or just a house decoration. Above is a picture of Jennifer's configuration box.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Birthday Parties at Scrap It PLUS

Birthday parties were very popular at Scrap It PLUS this summer. Whether it was 6 year olds or a combination of ages, all had a great time. I am so impressed by those who told me they still have their piece they painted as a child. I realize how very important this service is.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011


For a Scrapbook or for Home Decor! Beautiful piece of work that YOU can make. Easy and Fun! We of course are offering a class with JO! Fun Fun Fun at... SCRAP IT PLUS

Paint Pottery PLUS

Bring your friends or family and come on down to our little workshop in Scrap it PLUS. You will have a great time sitting down and painting some pottery. Over 100 different colors to choose from and many different things to PAINT! All you got to do is Pick a piece of pottery, Pick a color and grab a brush!


Make a necklace out of METAL! Where? Scrap it PLUS of course. This is an excellent Christmas gift of maybe just a simple gift or yourself! We offer classes as well. Fun to make and gorgeous to wear. You'll have all your friends asking where you bought it.

Tim Holtz Configuration Box!

The new and brilliant idea of putting small, little objects into boxes and then stacking them is now at Scrap it PLUS! Great decoration for your home. Tiny memories all in this great CREATION. We also have classes to take if you would like to learn how to make one of these.
So WHY NOT come on down to Scrap it PLUS and make one yourself or with a friend!
Below is a picture of the configuration box you would make in class.

Friday, September 23, 2011

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Painting on Furniture "TWIGS"

Sign up for the next class -- This is JUST too much fun.

Oh, how much fun is this -- We are painting on furniture. We started out learning by creating a coat rack. Here Kim has designed her coat rack, and is now using the wood burner to create the pattern. Do you have to be able to draw -- No No No-- We have over 1000 dies that you can use to make a stencil of your choice. And remember, this is an expression of yourself -- so embrace you -- and remember at Scrap It PLUS, there are no mistakes.

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Card Challenges

I love to do challenges that are presented. I used to do many of the challenges at SplitCoastStampers. After I opened the business, there was no time. But, I decided to do a few as the spirit moved me. . . not as I "had time" -- there is NEVER enough time.

Here are two cards I made for the challenges -- One was for a Clean and Simple design. Clean and simple is always hard for me -- I love layers, texture, more layers, etc. Can't do that with Clean and Simple.

The second is for two challenges-- One was to use staples on your card. The second was to use an inspiration. So here they are

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Foil Class Jewelry

Sunday from 3:00 - 5:00 is learn how to make the most of foil in your artwork -- whether it be scrapbook page, home decor, jewelry or a card. Here are two necklaces I made using the foil. Boy, can this get addictive.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Foil Class More

Learning to work with foil is not only for the home decor items. It can also be used in your scrapbook. Here is a page I did tonight with one of my favorite Tim Holtz die cuts -- "Hanging Sign" --
I also used paper from his paper line to compliment my lovely birthday present -- Latte.