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Jennifer Cagnassola
Northern NJ
I have a passion for scrapping and stamping, crafty things, healthy living, photography, music and dance, and being a mom of 4!
Interests: Scrapbooking, stamping, singing, reading, dancing, teaching, photography, healthy eating, being mom to 4 to Kaileigh - 11, Ryan 7, Abby and Julia 7, and spending time with my family.
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Here is the sample of the Ribbon Wreath, being offered on Sunday morning at 10:30 Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2011 at NJ Crop Weekends
Hey girls...glad you could join us this weekend. It was, by far, the best weekend we have had! I hope all of you enjoyed yourselves and got a lot accomplished. We hope to see you at the next crop! Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2011 at NJ Crop Weekends
" Not every page has to be a masterpiece." - simplify...and don't worry. If you forget something...someone in the room will probably have it!! "Life is just a scrapbook waiting for us to put it on acid free paper" - Every thing you do this weekend, would be something you would want to scrapbook, just for yourself. Remember, this is a time to relax, have fun, and enjoy time with friends. "The more organized you are, the more time you have to scrapbook."- If you find some time before you start to pack, figure out what you would like to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2011 at NJ Crop Weekends
Hey girls- Did you know the crop is only 16 days away. A good suggestion is to start thinking about what you would like to accomplish while your there...scrapbooking, card making, sleeping, relaxing...anything you can dream up... But if you are planning to scrapbook, start thinking about what you want to scrapbook. Get those pictures printed. Start thinking about papers and embellishments. Card makers, make sure you get those ideas flowing now so you know what stamps to bring, inks you will need, embellishments, and paper. Come back and see what other ideas we have to get you ready! Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2011 at NJ Crop Weekends
For those of you who have joined us at a crop weekend before, you know we love our contests and games. We try to create some extra fun within the whole weekend. So those of you who are new to our weekends, you are in for an awesome time. Here are some sneak peeks into what we will be offering this weekend. 1. Get those memories will need it for our Friday night "Memory Game"...something new and a way that you will be able to win a bunch of door prize tickets! 2. Come up with some of your... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2011 at NJ Crop Weekends
Hello everyone, Here are samples of the Chipboard Album class being offered at the Crop weekend in February. This is an "edgey" album with 6 pages. We will be decorating fronts and backs of each page, so there will 12 pages in all. Put your favorite pictures into this album and give it as a gift or keep it for yourself. I titled mine "family" but you can title it what ever your heart desires (trip, holiday, could even do a page for each month of the year). All you need to bring with you are scissors, 12x12 trimmer,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2011 at NJ Crop Weekends
1. A Weekend out of the house! 2. No laundry to do. 3. No one to take care of but yourself! 4. Pampering with a massage! 5. The FOOD! 6. The Dolce amenities! 7. Scrapbooking or cardmaking all day and all night! 8.The FOOD! 9. Being with friends! 10. Contests, games, and classes...oh, my! If you can't resist the 10 things to look forward to, reserve your spot at our next crop weekend at the Dolce, Basking Ridge, NJ. we hope to see you there! Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2010 at NJ Crop Weekends
Here are the winning submissions from our crop weekend...congrats to Louise C Congrats Shelly D. Andrea G. Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2010 at NJ Crop Weekends
Check back...there will be more to come! Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2010 at NJ Crop Weekends
The Demming room...our scrap space! Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2010 at NJ Crop Weekends
Are you ready for an awesome weekend at the Dolce? Here are some suggestions for preparation: print those pictures get paper and embellishments ready for pages bring layout books decide if you will be stamping cards as well Don't forget those adhesives (I did it one time and I had to scrounge around for some) Bring extra money for massages through the weekend A bathing suit for the pool or hot tub Your party hat!!! We are all excited and getting ready for all of you to have the time of your lives! See you in 3 days! Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2010 at NJ Crop Weekends
Here are samples of the wall art class offered, Sunday, Nov. 14 at 10am, of the crop weekend. It is a beautifully sculpted Christmas Tree made out of Christmas ornaments. There is embossing on the shadow box that the 12x12 page will be inserted into to. Makes a perfect Christmas gift for a friend, family member, teachers, and co-workers...or just make it for yourself. Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2010 at NJ Crop Weekends
Hope you are all ready to have the time of your the Dolce this weekend! Things to remember; pictures, paper, stamps, trimmers, and embellishments. We have so much planned for you! See you there! Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2010 at NJ Crop Weekends
Put together this beautiful "Autumn" 2 page layout. Brayer a picturesque sky, use smooch spritz, emboss with the big shot, punches, sponging, water-coloring, and using things to help the page "pop". I have a sample of the page by iteself and one with my pictures, so you can see what it "could" look like. Add your own title to the pages as well. Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2010 at NJ Crop Weekends
Girls- It is coming to that time again when the Secret Pal Swap needs to close to have all the participants ready for the weekend. Please send me a private email ASAP to let me know if you are interested. Thanks! Jenn Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2010 at NJ Crop Weekends
Card Swap August Croppers, it is time for a Card Swap. Want to “show off” your creative side? Want to replenish your card stacks? Want to see what other people can create? This is the swap for you. Choose from the “Occasion” below and email me at with your selection. Deadline to register for the Card Swap is July 23, 2010. Happy Birthday Female Happy Birthday Male Happy Birthday Child Sympathy Thank You Summer Fun Thinking of You Wedding Baby Congratulations Get Well Encouragement Baby Shower Flower “generic” Anniversary Have Fun with this…and be as creative as you want!... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2010 at NJ Crop Weekends
Welcome all of you who are coming to the August Crop at the Dolce, Basking Ridge. We have many wonderful to offer to you this summer. One thing we have, is the SECRET PAL SWAP! Check out the description below and decide if this swap is right for you. It is a lot of fun to join. Secret Pal Swap One Big highlight from our crop weekends is the ever popular, secret pal swap. How cool would it be when your name is called out to pick up a surprise at the help desk, or you find a little gift... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2010 at NJ Crop Weekends
Girls, the time is NOW to sign up for the SNACK ATTACK! If you haven't done so already, please email me at ASAP before it is too late! Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2010 at NJ Crop Weekends
Unfortunately, we will be canceling the Card swap for the May weekend. You can still sign up for the Snack Attack Swap and the Alphabet Swap until May 5th. See descriptions below. Secret Pal swap is closed as of right now. Secret Pal participants, you should have received a "questionaire". If you haven't, please contact me at Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2010 at NJ Crop Weekends
Last day to sign up for Secret Pal swap. Contact Jenn at if you are interested. Those of you who are signed up for the secret pal swap, you know who you are, I will be sending questionaires out tomorrow! Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2010 at NJ Crop Weekends
Here is a sample "sweet scoops", a new stamp set from the Summer Mini class. Come and join me to see what you can do with the new products! Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2010 at NJ Crop Weekends
Spring is a time for "rebirth". This May crop weekend, join in the card swap and "rebuild" your card supply for the next couple months. Create a "birthday" card for anyone...female, male, friend, child, relative...etc. Or keep the card "generic" so that the other participants can turn the card into a Thank You card...or anything they choose. You will duplicate your created card for everyone who participates in the swap. Be as creative or as simple as you choose. We will swap cards in a group to see each other's work. You do not need to include an envelope, unless... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2010 at NJ Crop Weekends
“SNACK ATTACK” SWAP Ok, there is nothing better than “snacking” while scrapping. A snack can be just about anything when the hunger starts and you are busy creating your masterpiece. This Spring Crop, our big “food” swap will be “snacks”. Like I said, a snack can be just about anything that makes you happy when you scrap…chocolate, chips, candy, cookies, pretzels, brownies…etc. Think about the snack you prefer when you scrap and share some with the rest of the group! Be as creative or as simple as you want to be! Remember, this is FUN! So jojn in the fun... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2010 at NJ Crop Weekends
Contact me if you are interested in the following swap! Alphabet Swap Die Cutting an Alphabet in your favorite font. · Create your own “letters” for sharing. · Any Die Cutting machine can be used!!! · Think about texture and material. You could use cardstock, patterned paper, textured paper, fabric, chipboard, metal, felt, vinyl…etc (of course, if your machine will cut various types of material. But keep it to one kind of material. · Think about trying to keep it “neutral” colored. Example: try not to use baby paper, or birthday paper. We want the participants to use these... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2010 at NJ Crop Weekends
One Big highlight from our crop weekends is the ever popular, secret pal swap. How cool would it be when your name is called out to pick up a surprise at the help desk, or you find a little gift on your scrapping space when you leave for a little while. Here is a chance to get some goodies that you wouldn't go out and get for yourself. Or create a "wish list" of supplies and things you would like to have for the weekend. Here is how it works; As a secret pal, you will fill out a questionnaire... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2010 at NJ Crop Weekends