Thursday, February 24, 2011

Scenic Route (and other things I miss) ... Sneak Peek at Thursday's Steal;)

Good morning Crafty Stealers!

About ten years ago, there was a show on tv called "Once and Again." It starred Sela Ward, Billy Campbell and some young up-and-coming actors like Evan Rachel Wood and Shane West, and was about the romance (and family life) of two single parents. I LOVED that show. My husband (then-boyfriend) even loved it. It was funny, endearing, and real. And of course, no one watched it. Well, enough people watched it to get three seasons out of it (the third of which was a result of fans petitioning the network not to cancel the show!). But, unfortunately, I felt like it ended before we got to see enough! This same thing has recurred over the years with other shows (October Road or Flash Forward, anyone?) and also with favorite products (I still miss Jell-O Pudding Pops and Jell-O 1-2-3).

Today's steal is another story of something dissapearing prematurely. Scenic Route was a paper company that had a great following, and was known for their gorgeous, quality paper, chipboard stickers, and original products (like scrap strips). When they decided to close their doors, a lot of paper crafters had heavy hearts. Fear not, Scenic Route fans. They live on at Crafty Steals! Before they closed, Crafty Steals made sure to save some of their products for posterity. Or really, just saved them for you!

Our Special Guest Designer, Carol Sheetz, played with these kits and came up with some really incredible projects to show all of you! Aside from a Tim Holtz die and a flower (on the Happy Birthday layout), this is ALL from Scenic Route. She had so much fun creating that she came up with a card and a kit for each line! Here's what Carol had to say about working with these kits:
Seriously awesome stuff, and there is SO MUCH!! Really, really full and fantastic kits! Love Scenic Route!! The double-sided papers are so fabulous, and I love all of the chipboard!!
These are the creations from the Scenic Route Sonoma Kit:

Working with the Scenic Route Suprise kit:

And last, but certainly not least, the Scenic Route Sumner kit:

Thanks again, to Carol Sheetz, for putting her crafty talents to work and giving us some great ways to use these Scenic Route kits in our own projects! Don't forget to visit her blog, Crazy for Crafting for more ideas and inspiration!

Crafty Stealers, get these Scenic Route steals while you can, because when they are gone, they are truly gone. And you will own a little piece of scrapbooking history!

Happy Crafting!


  1. Oh my goodness! i too watched all those shows you mentioned. =) I couldn't believe they cancelled them all... my hubby and i were especially interested in Flash Forward! We WANTED to know what happened in the end!!!.... Yes, so same feeling with Scenic Route closing its doors =( ...
    I'm going to try to get some before they're all gone.

  2. Scenic Route has such wonderful products! I'm so sad that they are gone! :( These kits are AMAZING!! I am thrilled that I had a chance to work with them!!

  3. I have been trying to get the SURPRISE kit - I didn't see it listed on your site? Can I still get it?

    goldhalo at hotmail dot com

  4. Natasha ~ We do have some but they will be a steal in the near future along with another SR kit or 2. :)

  5. Loved that tv show! Carol - you rocked all of these!!!!

  6. lovel projects here! wonder what the full reveal is gonna be....