Friday, July 29, 2016

Jen Starr Workshops

Jen Starr will be at Inky Hot Mess on Friday, September 16th and Saturday, September 17th teaching 4 Viva Decor and More Workshops.

Registration is OPEN! You can register online or at our shop in downtown Geneva.



Rhea Weigand Copic Workshops

Rhea Weigand will be at Inky Hot Mess on Saturday, August 20th teaching 2 more Copic Workshops.

Registration is OPEN! You can register online or at our shop in downtown Geneva.


Christmas in July Sale!

Welcome to the Inky Hot Mess 


Christmas in July Sale!

ALL Christmas & Winter 
Paper Crafting Products

30% off!!!!

Friday & Saturday ONLY (July 29 & 30)

This sale is limited to stock on hand. Discount cannot be applied to previous purchases, special orders, website orders, Etsy orders, or clearance items. Inky Rewards Cards are not stamped on discounted items.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Workshop: Copic Cards with Rhea Weigand

Copic Cards is the second workshop Rhea Weigand will be teaching at Inky Hot Mess on Saturday, Augsut 20th. This workshop runs 2pm - 5pm and the fee is $34.



All materials will be included. You will need your own Copic markers. You may also use colored pencils, but the workshop will be geared toward Copics. We will have the stamps and Copics available for purchase at our shop. We have also ordered lots and lots of Copics! Everyone who registers for Copic workshops with Rhea will receive 10% off their Copics at our shop in downtown Geneva. The Tool Caddy List can also be found on our website. Registration is required for this workshop. You can register on our website or at our shop in downtown Geneva.

Copics required:
0 Colorless Blender
B0000
C1
BG10
YG21
YG03
YG17
YG67
V12
V15
V17
B91
B95
B97
Y11
Y15
Y19
YR12
YR68
Y38
BV20
E31
E57
E79
BG75
BV25


If you have any questions, please call our shop at 315-325-4554. Our hours are Tuesday - Friday 11am - 5pm and Saturday 11am - 3pm.

Workshop: Copic Techniques #2 with Rhea Weigand

Have you heard? Rhea Weigand is coming to Inky Hot Mess to teach Copic workshops! Her next visit to Inky Hot Mess will be on Saturday, August 20th. She will be teaching 2 workshops that day.



Her first class is Copic Techniques #2. This is a series of workshops where she'll teach you everything you've ever wanted to know about Copics and then some. This workshop is Saturday, August 20th 10am-1pm and the fee is $35. Registration is open! You can register online or at our shop in downtown Geneva.

You will need the following Copics for this workshop:
BG10
BG72
BV20
BV25
Colors of the Sky
Browns
Purple, Pink, or Violet Combo
Multiliner

The full Tool Caddy List is available on our website.

Do not panic if you don't have these colors! Inky Hot Mess has many Copics in stock. Rhea requests everyone bring ALL of their Copics to the Workshops. Everyone who registers for Rhea's Copic workshops will receive 10% off their Copics at our shop.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Preorder Tim Holtz's New Releases!

Ranger has announced the introduction of several new products. We have had many requests and we have listened to you!! Inky Hot Mess is offering all of these new items as Preorders! You can order them on our website, save a bundle, and they will ship to you when they arrive. When you preorder items, you can save up to 27% off their MSRP.  Click the links below and you'll be brought to these preorder items.


Alcohol Inks
Flamingo
Patina
Amethyst
Valencia
Limeade
Turquoise


Distress Paint Flip Caps
Picked Raspberry
Fired Brick
Rusty Hinge
Wild Honey
Forest Moss
Mowed Lawn
Weathered Wood
Salty Ocean
Broken China
Victorian Velvet
Antique Linen
Black Soot

Distress Grit Paste


Distress Watercolor Paper

All of these products are estimated to ship the end of July. This is an estimate only. Inky Hot Mess is not responsible for manufacturer's delays. All orders containing preorder items will be held until all items have arrived. 

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Preorder Ranger's New Releases!

Ranger has announced the introduction of several new products. We have had many requests and we have listened to you!! Inky Hot Mess is offering all of these new items as Preorders! You can order them on our website, save a bundle, and they will ship to you when they arrive. When you preorder items, you can save up to 27% off their MSRP.  Click the links below and you'll be brought to these preorder items.


Enamel Accents 
Pink Gumball
Classic Cherry
Cheese Puff
Lemon Twist
Electric Lime
Lily Pad
Caribbean Coast
Blue Ribbon
Wild Orchid
Grape Soda
Glacier White
Black Tie

Archival Ink Pads
Vibrant Fuchsia
Bright Tangelo
Vivid Chartreuse
Paradise Teal
Majestic Violet
Shadow Grey

Archival Ink Reinkers
Vibrant Fuchsia
Bright Tangelo
Vivid Chartreuse
Paradise Teal
Majestic Violet
Shadow Grey

All of these products are estimated to ship the end of July. This is an estimate only. Inky Hot Mess is not responsible for manufacturer's delays. All orders containing preorder items will be held until all items have arrived. 

Monday, July 25, 2016

Guest Instructors & Crafty Weekends

Inky Hot Mess has several Guest Instructors coming over the next few months! Here's who's coming and when:

August 20th Rhea Weigand/Copic*

September 16th & 17th Jen Starr/Viva Decor#

October 8th & 9th Dyan Reaveley/Dylusions*

October 15th Rhea Weigand/Copic#

November 5th Rhea Weigand/Copic#


We will have 2 more Crafty Weekends before the holidays arrive. We will have one in August and one in October. These are the dates:

August 26th-28th*

October 21st-23rd#



*Registration is open

#Registration opens on Wednesday, July 27th

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Preorders & Free Shipping

Several companies have announced their summer and fall releases. Inky Hot Mess is now taking Preorders for products from Ranger, Dina Wakley Media, and Dylusions. You can find all of the products available at Inky Hot Mess!

We have 2 Discount Codes available on our website! Do you love Free Shipping? Here's your chance to earn Free Shipping.

Do you love bargains? Be sure to check out our Clearance Items! You can receive free shipping on Clearance Items, too!
 The Discount Codes for Free Shipping end on Sunday, July 31st. The Discount Codes are only valid on inkyhotmess.com.

Preorder Ranger's New Releases! Rubber Stamps, Paints

Ranger has announced the introduction of several new products. We have had many requests and we have listened to you!! Inky Hot Mess is offering all of these new items as Preorders! You can order them on our website, save a bundle, and they will ship to you when they arrive. When you preorder items, you can save up to 27% off their MSRP.  Click the links below and you'll be brought to these preorder items.

Dylusions Paints
Funky Fuchsia
Pure Sunshine
Chopped Pesto
Polished Jade
Ground Coffee
Slate Grey

Dylusions Stamps
Anatomy of a Page
Never Forget
Passage of Time
Puddy Cat
Always
Rose Colored Glasses

Dina Wakley Media Stamps
Boxed Faces
Scribbled Text Elements
Scribbly Girlies
Assorted Borders
Sketched Faces
Scribbly Wings

All of these products are estimated to ship the end of July. This is an estimate only. Inky Hot Mess is not responsible for manufacturer's delays. All orders containing preorder items will be held until all items have arrived.

Friday, July 15, 2016

New Ranger Products

Today Ranger announced a who mess of new products! Most items will start shipping the end of the month. We have ordered everything shown below unless otherwise noted.


Enamel Accents
White and Black Enamel Accents have been around for years. We're FINALLY getting color!!! There are 10 new colors....wahoooooooo!!! Want to make your own enamel dots? Here ya go. :) Have a bunch of wood veneers that you don't know what to do with? Here ya go. I'll have to do a blog posting on the ways to decorate wood veneers. The new colors are Pink Gumball, Classic Cherry, Cheese Puff, Lemon Twist, Electric Lime, Lily Pad, Carribean Coast, Blue Ribbon, Wild Orchid, and Grape Soda along with Glacier White and Black Tie.
**All colors have been ordered**

Archival Ink Pads
Archival Inks are fabulous for so many projects! If you love using Distress products and moving ink with water, but also want stamped images to stay put then archival ink is for you! The new colors are Vibrant Fuchsia, Bright Tangelo, Vivid Chartreuse, Paradise Teal, Majestic Violet, and Shadow Grey. Grey is amazing on tags! Sometimes the black will scream hey look at me and grey is far more subdued.
**All colors have been ordered**


Alcohol Inks
With Alcohol inks you can create fabulous backgrounds. They work extremely well on non-porous surfaces as well. Get your Yupo sheets ready! Don't have any Yupo sheets? Come see us! The new Alcohol Ink colors are Flamingo, Patina, Amethyst, Pink Sherbet, Pool, Espresso, Valencia, Limeade, and Turquoise.
**All colors have been ordered**

Distress Paint Flip Caps
A few months ago, Ranger and Tim Holtz announced that the Distress Colors released in 2015 were now available as 1 oz bottles with flip caps. Ranger has released 12 more colors with flip caps! The colors are Picked Raspberry, Fired Brick, Rusty Hinge, Wild Honey, Forest Moss, Mowed Lawn, Weathered Wood, Salty Ocean, Broken China, Victorian Velvet, Antique Linen, and Black Soot.
**All colors have been ordered**

Distress Grit Paste
Ditress Grit Paste is here! I can't wait to play with this stuff. I loooove me some texture paste. When dried, it has a sandy texture. You can color it with Distress crayons, paints, inks, stains, etc.
**This product has been ordered**

Distress Watercolor Paper
Watercoloring is crazy popular right now. We finally have full sheets of watercolor paper! Previously we only had 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" sheets available.
**This product has been ordered**


Dylusions Paints
Dylusions Paints are available in such fabulous, robust colors. Now we have 6 more! Want to stamp with paint? These paints are perfect for stamping! Amazing on canvas and on mixed media papers....great in art journaling as well. The new Dylusions Paints colors are Funky Fuchsia, Pure Sunshine, Chopped Pesto, Polished Jade, Ground Coffee, and Slate Grey.
**All colors have been ordered**

Dylusions Stamps
Dyan Reaveley is known for her funky, eclectic stylings. Her new stamps don't disappoint! Her stamps are made from red rubber and are on a thick carrier sheet. They are Anatomy of a Page, Never Forget, Passage of Time, Puddy Cat, Always, and Rose Colored Glasses.
**These stamps we will take special orders for. Special orders require full payment when you place your order. You receive a 10% discount.**


Dina Wakley Media Stamps
Dina is a very artistic lady. She's well know for her scribbles. She has 6 new red rubber stamps sets. The stamps are: Boxed Faces, Scribbled Text Elements, Scribbly Girlies, Assorted Borders, Sketched Faces, and Scribbly Wings.
**These stamps we will take special orders for. Special orders require full payment when you place your order. You receive a 10% discount.**

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Fabulous Freebie Weekend

This weekend only (July 14-16), with every $50 purchase you'll will receive a free issue of Rubber Stamp Madness magazine!




One magazine per person per day. Some exclusions apply - clearance items, gift certificates, Workshops, Craft Days, Crafty Weekends, and sales tax are not included in the $50 minimum purchase. Our Fabulous Freebie Weekend is only available in our downtown Geneva retail shop. This offer is not valid on our website, Etsy, previous purchases, or special orders.



Our Fabulous Freebie Weekend begins on Thursday at 11am (July 14th) and ends on Saturday at 3pm (July 16th).

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Closed - On Vacation



Inky Hot Mess is closed until Thursday, July 7th. We will reopen at 11am. Our hours will be back to normal. Our regular hours are Tuesday-Friday 11am-5pm and Saturday 11am-3pm closed on Sunday & Monday).


While our retail shop is closed, you can still register for Craft Days, Crafty Weekends, and Workshops on our website. Online shopping is also available! Orders will ship while our store in downtown Geneva is closed for a few days.

Time for some R & R! Enjoy the 4th of July and be safe!

Friday, July 1, 2016

Inky Hot Mess is Celebrating Our 1st Anniversary! Part 2

Happy Anniversary to us! We opened our doors on July 1, 2015. It's so hard to believe that we've already been open a year. We've met so many great people, created tons of projects, learned about lots of amazing products, and we get to share them all with you!


In honor of our first year, we're celebrating! We have door prizes, a FREE Craft Day, extended hours, double stamps on Inky Rewards Cards, and sales!




Door Prizes:

  • FREE Card Making Workshop
  • FREE Scrapbooking Workshop
  • Canvas Ranger Apron
  • Sizzix Burlap Bag
  • Embellishment Bundle
  • Summer Scrapbook Paper Kit

Free Craft Day:
Saturday, July 2nd you can craft away for FREE! The hours are 10am - 6pm...Yes it's really free!

Extended Hours:
Our hours on Saturday (July 2) are 10am until 6pm.

Inky Rewards:
ALL purchases on Saturday will receive double stamps! We are stamping on discounted items as well.

Saturday Sales:
  • 20% off ALL products in our shop (Workshops, Craft Days, Crafty Weekends, and clearance items are excluded)
  • 10% off ALL Clearance items
  • Select 12x12 cardstock $0.25 a sheet
  • Select 12x12 papers $0.25 a sheet
This sale is limited to stock on hand. Discount cannot be applied to previous purchases, special orders, website orders, or Etsy orders. 

FREE Shipping & Clearance Sale

July has arrived! Time for family bbq's, picnics, fireworks, and vacations. Break out the camera or cell phone and take lots of photos! Then get those photos printed. We have some amazing products to celebrate the 4th of July and Summer at Inky Hot Mess!
We have 2 Discount Codes available on our website right now! Do you love Free Shipping? Here's your chance to earn Free Shipping.

Are you a bargain hunter? Be sure to check out our Clearance Items!

Inky Hot Mess is celebrating our 1 Year Anniversary! Our retail shop in downtown Geneva opened on July 1, 2015. Be sure to see what we have in the works throughout July!

Anniversary Celebration Door Prizes

This weekend Inky Hot Mess is celebrating our 1st Anniversary! We have several Door Prizes we're giving away!


You have your choice of prize! No purchase necessary. You do not have to be present to win. If you're not local, we can ship the prize to you.

The Door Prizes are:


  • FREE Card Making Workshop

  • FREE Scrapbooking Workshop

  • Canvas Ranger Apron

  • Sizzix Burlap Bag

  • Embellishment Bundle

  • Summer Scrapbook Paper Kit
Stop by our shop and pick up your Door Prize Form today! You can enter all day Friday and Saturday. We will announce the winners on Thursday. (We are closed Sunday - Wednesday next week to celebrate America's birthday)