Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Support Beau's Bridge Club Animal Rescue with TM Raffle!


Suzy West and Treasured Memories are 
BEYOND excited about this fabulous event! 

 Beau's Bridge Club Animal Rescue is an amazing organization, Karen runs the animal rescue and is an example of love and generosity. 
"Beau's Bridge Club is an animal welfare organization dedicated to saving and improving the lives of pets most at risk in the shelter system through rescue, foster, financial assistance, and adoption." 
If you are not attending the event this weekend and LOVE animals and want to help support a great cause, please stop by and purchase raffle tickets. *Note- 100% of the money used to purchase the tickets will go to Beau Bridge Club!
TM will have some fun prizes!
(No need to be present to win)

If you can't stop by the store but would still like to donate 
to Beau Bridge, just click the link below:

Karen and her amazing daughter, Jewel will be here all day Saturday 
 and Sunday this weekend! Come in and meet them!
Layle Koncar from Simple Stories...
is coming back to TM June 2nd and 3rd for three awesome new classes using the new Simple Stories product!!

She will also be here for our FREE Make n' Take Night on Friday, 
June 1st to celebrate our 21st store anniversary!
More info on this fun night coming soon - save the date!!

"Go.See.Do." Page Layouts
Saturday, June 2nd

***4 spots left in class***

To travel is to discover and "Travel Notes" is the perfect collection to document your discovery.  Join Simple Stories Marketing Director Layle Koncar to create 3-12x12 double paged travel themed layouts documenting you're travels!  
"Tell Your Story" 6x8 Album
Saturday, June 2nd

but you can still buy a kit

Join Simple Stories Marketing Director Layle Koncar to create a beautiful 6x8 pocket page album documenting the most important story you have to tell... YOURS!  We'll be using an assortment of products from the new Simple Stories "I AM"... collection; the soft pastels and rose gold foil accents will complement your photos beautifully. Whether creating for yourself or as a gift for a friend or loved one, don't miss this class!
Click here to see
Click here to see "Tell Your Story" Class Sample

"Hello Summer" 6x8 Album
 Sunday, June 3rd

but you can still buy a kit

Document those fun in the sun summer memories!  Join Layle Koncar from Simple Stories to create a bright and fun 6x8 pocket page album using the playful products from the brand new "Hello Summer" collection.  Whether it's memories from a single summer or a combination of your favorite sunny memories, it's sure to be a favorite for years to come!

**Note - if you cannot make any of the classes and want to pick up your kit at TM, just let us know at the time of sign-up. 

Can't wait for this awesome weekend of classes and TM's
21st anniversary celebration!! More info coming soon on
our fun and FREE Make n' Take night - Friday, June 1st!
Save the Date! 
****Just a reminder that we are moving this summer to Via Colinas Street - close by to the store!

Monday, May 7, 2018

May Bible Journaling Classes

Child & Middle School Bible Journaling
"Fruit of the Spirit"
with Rachel 
Friday, May 11th

Adult Bible Journaling
"Fruit of the Spirit"
with Rachel 
Tuesday, May 15th


We are going to take time as a class to think on areas of our life that we need to lean on our helper, God to get through. To ponder desires that are more important to us than God or to think about areas of our life we should be resisting even though the temptation is fierce.  

For this class we are going to get our paints back out and paint brushes and get a little messy. We will be using the IF Fruit of the Spirit line. We will work on layering and using diff types of paint techniques to create this look. I'm going to show how you can take inspiration from a card or scrapbook layout and tweak it to work for Bible Journaling. The do your best to resist Page was inspired from Lydia Cost one of the Bella Blvd creative team members.  

This is the last set of Bible Journaling classes before we head on break for a bit.   I look forward to spending time in God's Word with everyone.  
All participants will receive 10% off of any store purchases this evening!

Monday, April 16, 2018

TM is Moving!!!!!!!

Hi all,

Well big changes are coming to Treasured Memories this year and I wanted to let you all in on what those changes are and why I have decided to make them.  In June we will be celebrating our 21st anniversary which is very exciting and still hard for me to believe! My current lease expires this August 31st and I have decided not to renew it for many reasons.  First, don't freak out, we are going to move which I will discuss in detail further down, but there will be changes.  For the last year and a half I have worked outside the store three days a week as a Dietitian.  Likely to no one's surprise, the store unfortunately doesn't provide me any income and has not for many, many years.  With this second job and running TM, I am often working six days a week and then if we have weekend events, I do not have a day off for two weeks. Needless to say, I am tired and my family does not get enough of my time!  In addition, a critical aspect of my decision that has been weighing on me for the past year is that my parents are now 92 and 88 and I have really missed spending time with them due to working more. We are a very close family and I am blessed beyond words to have the parents (and siblings) I do, but I really want & need to spend more time with my parents.

Now to the details: I hope you understand why I have decided with this direction. At first, I was going to close the store permanently. As time got closer to the final decision, and the reality of ending TM truly hit me, I just couldn't imagine not seeing my amazing customers, employees & teachers anymore. The brutal truth is, the everyday business for most retail scrapbook stores is just not enough to survive on anymore. The classes, crops and events for TM are what has saved us these last five years, as well as so many of our extremely loyal TM customers who are determined to keep us open! I know that you could all get 100% of your supplies on the internet and have them show up on your front door step, so we appreciate all of your support.  It means soooo much to us.  We cannot get everything, so we totally understand the need to order online.

The Move: We are moving the second week of July to a "retail industrial" space in Westlake Village close to the store.  The other big change is that we will only be open Thursday through Sunday. This will allow me a couple of days off per week to spend with family and still run the store and work my dietitian job.  We will continue our monthly 3-day crops as well as classes and all of our away crops & events! This move is a major change in store strategy for us, and one I hope you join us on as we are super excited about the move now that the decision has been made to carry TM on into it's 22nd year!!  Kelly-Anne already has the new space planned out in her head! (of course!) The space will be smaller, but we will still have 24 spots for croppers/classes and will of course still carry the latest and greatest new product!

In closing, from the bottom of my heart, I thank you all for the past 21 years!  As I have said many times, we are only still here because of you all.  I had always told my employees I am not moving the store for a 4th time, but here we are! I love this store to my core and am proud to still be open in this tough environment. Again, I hope you understand the need for these big changes and follow us on this next step in TM's crazy journey!!


          NEW Address - Mid July 2018
31368 Via Colinas Unit #107 
Westlake Villlage, CA 91362 
**Note- we will be in the very front (on left side) of the industrial park so you 
will  not get lost! It is easy to find!! Stay tuned for a Face Book video that 
Kelly-Anne  and  I will be doing where we take a drive from the current TM, to the 
new spot to show  you how close and easy it will be to find. There is also a cafe in
 the industrial park  that is close by called Justine's that is great and is open