Monday, January 30, 2012

a sassy saturday with steph.

my girlfriend stephanie and i spent saturday afternoon lunching & craft shopping. she needed fabric for her daughter's upcoming 2nd birthday party so we headed to SAS (i call it "sass" but it's technically s-a-s fabrics) to find supplies to bring the disney themed party to life. i talk about SAS all the time, because i really do love it. most people find it pretty gross and overwhelming, but it always gets my creative juices flowing and i usually walk away inspired (and with a bag full of stuff I may or may not ever use). but when you're paying $.15/yard for things... come on, you can splurge. here's a peek inside the wholesale warehouse that sells ribbon, fabric... you name it - by the pound.

{need ribbon, sequins or leather?}

{bins and bins or ribbon}

{buckets and buckets of buttons. $.60 for a dozen? sure.}

{steph with her minnie mouse fabric (for tablecloths) in hand}

{buckets and bins filled with all kinds of embellishments & supplies}

{thousands of yards of every type of fabric you can imagine}

{lace anyone? heaven.}

{more ribbon, elastic & trims}

{not glamorous, but a goldmine of cheap crafting supplies}


after braving the warehouse and finding the perfect supplies, we treated ourselves to an open-aired lunch at St. Francis for wine and girl talk.









7 comments:

  1. I call it "sass" too. :) Which one do you go to? I have one literally 1.5 miles from my house.

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  2. yeah, mine is super close as well... 11th & Indian School. Which one are you near?

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  3. Oh wow! Look at the possibilities!


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  4. a) there is on on McClintock? and b) looking at this photos, I am getting anxiety all over again. They could at least merchandise. sheesh. c) love our wine dates. day or night.

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    1. It's actually on Apache, just west of McClintock.

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  5. so so many possibilities and options as long as you're willing to get your hands dirty and spend some time digging!

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