Saturday, February 27, 2016

Basic Grey Warehouse Box



It is a bittersweet day in my craft room.  My Basic Grey Warehouse box arrived!!! Yeah!!!

And it will be the last new BG collections I recieve.  Boo hoo!

Basic Grey is leaving the papercrafting business.  I happened to read about this on one of the message boards back in January. They had just announced that day along wit an offer to buy a warehouse box for $39 + shipping.  I couldn't get signed on that night so I called them the next day.  There were only 9 boxes left when I ordered.  Yikes, I almost didn't get one!

The boxes were not to be shipped until mid-February as they would contain brand new product from their new lines.  I only found that out because I asked if the boxes were different.  Anyway, that was still fine by me.  So for about $50, I would get $130 worth of product.

Late this week, I've read many people saying what was in their box and frankly I was set to be disappointed.  Some of the selections didn't sound that great.  I think I got a good one though.

Today the box arrived and I'm sharing in this YouTube video. You'll see that I did indeed get product from all the new lines.   There isn't much from Saturday morning.  I may order a few other pieces while these products are still available for purchase at scrapbook.com or acherrryontop.com (and maybe other places, I don't know).



All in all, I'm very happy with my box.  It does not contain the promised Best of BG pad but they sent a lot of the new 12x12 paper so I think that more than makes up for it.

I hadn't realized how well Dear Heart and Hillside go together.  The colors are much the some so I'll be mixing these.

Now I just need to figure out what to do with those wooden plant stakes???

4 comments:

  1. I'm pausing the video to comment here - so my comment will be long!!! Thank you so much for actually opening the box on video - so much fun!!
    Your box looks really really full! And so cool to get some of each of the new collections. Not sure about the plant sticks - I could see them used to hold a sign for a page title or something??
    I have just ordered the 5 collection pack .... the $150 one! Shipping to me in Hong Kong will be horrendous but I have to have some BG. I was annoyed because I ordered the warehouse box but they cancelled my order!
    That Urban Luxe sticker sheet doesn't seem to go with that collection - it looks like one of their older "Basics" stickers - strange!
    The albums look interesting too.
    I would have loved to have seen the Best of paper pads - have you ever seen one??
    Thanks again for such a great video - can't wait to see what you do!

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    1. They have the Best of BG packs on the basicgrey.com site. I don't know that you an order them but you can see what they contain. Someone told me that Hobby Lobby here has the Best of Basic Grey 2 pad. I looked it up and I've had a lot of those papers already so I'm glad I got what I did.

      Hope you enjoy your collection packs!

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    2. I"m devastated ..... they emailed me this morning saying that my box didn't ship and that the warehouse was now closed

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    3. Oh, Gab. That's awful! I'm sorry you didn't get your box. There is still come BG at acherryontop.com and scrapbook.com. I would imagine it will pop up with some of the discounters like Peachcheap as well. I hope you find some collections you like.

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