Monday, October 6, 2008
Sunday, October 5, 2008
The first card is for the Zest challenge - a Spring themed card. This is actually three cards in one as the spinner turns to reveal the sentiment; Bloom and Grow. I used the Coluzzle spinner card template to make the card and SEI patterned paper
Apologies for the appalling photography, but it is now late - the lighting is poor and I am now too tired to play around with them any longer.
Hope you had a good weekend
Thursday, October 2, 2008
I finally spent some time scrapping the other day - and came up with this using one of my favourite paper lines at the moment - Jack's World by Cosmo Cricket.
I really need to spend more time getting to know my camera as well as photoshop which is is sitting idle on my computer until I find enough time to work out how to use it. Then finally I might be able to post some decent pictures of my layouts!
Till next time
Tuesday, August 26, 2008
This Week at Stamp and Scrapbook Madness
Brand New Stamp Brand – Unity Stamps
Just arrived in-store is a brand new fresh stamp brand called Unity Stamps. We have sourced this direct from the US and believe we are the only store in Australia to stock them. Unity Stamps are a great mix between traditional wood-mounted rubber stamps and Clear Acrylic Stamps. With Unity stamps – you get the best of both worlds. They have a great range of unique images and are very competitively priced. The stamps suit both Card-makers and Scrapbookers alike. See the attached images to get a feel for the range. We have initially imported a selection from their extensive catalogue, but if they prove as popular as we believe they will be, then we will expand our range. You can also get a chance to test the stamps out and have a play with them in the Glamorous Gatefolds class this month.
Other New Arrivals
Two new Basic Grey ranges have arrived; Offbeat and Ambient, as well as a selection of Glimmermist spray inks. Also arriving this week are some great new papers from a new company called Black Market Paper Society. These papers have already sold out from the supplier so you will need to get in quick. The other new range in –store is from Piggy Tales. Piggy Tales is the first scrapbooking brand to go green. All their new ranges are now printed on high quality 65 lb environmentally friendly, recycled paper!! The patterns are printed with soy based, organic ink…and YES!! It is all acid and lignin free
This is the final week of our Mega Tote Competition. We will be drawing the prize this Saturday. All you need to do to enter is to shop in-store. For every $20 you spend you get one entry. The tote is valued at over $250 and includes a huge range of products and tools.
Fathers Day Special
With Father’s Day fast approaching we have 10% off all Fathers Day stock from our display table. There is a great range of male themed stamps, stickers and papers along with some ideas to get you started. The discount is only available on full priced stock and is available for this week only.
This week’s Classes
Wednesday 10am-12pm – Glamorous Gatefolds
These three elegant cards showcase the new stamp range – Unity. You will also use some of our most popular tools such as the Cuttlebug, Nestabilities and Scor-pal to create innovative gatefold cards, including one in a circle!. These cards will certainly stand out and are sure to impress!! $22 full kit included
Friday 10am-12pm – Mini Book on a Page
Jolene has created a beautiful double layout, which features a minibook to hold a range of extra photos. You will learn how to make the book from scratch as well as how to add those extra little decorative embellishments. You will need one large portrait photo or two 6x 4 landscape photos, plus as many smaller photos as you would like to include. Cost: $12 plus bring your own supplies or buy on the day.
Saturday – 9am-11am Dimensional Distress
This fun layout features a range of different distressing techniques to give your layout interest and dimension. You will mix a number of different patterned papers together yet still keep the main focus on the photo. This layout would suit any theme or occasion. Cost: $12 bring your own supplies or buy on the day.
12-2pm Mini Book on a Page
In-case you couldn’t make it on Friday! - see description above
Friday Night Crop
We will have another crop next Friday night (5th September). Come along anytime after 6pm. The cost is only $5pp and includes tea, coffee, and use of all our tools. We generally finish around 10.30pm. Bookings are essential.
Wednesday, July 30, 2008
I have actually made a few more in a similar theme - these ones I didn't submit, but they were part of my class at Stamp and Scrapbook Madness. Again all the stamps are from the Feather Flourish Set by Stampendous and the papers are all Pink Paislee and Bazill. I also got to play with my new Nestabilities for these - I am loving the petite scalloped circles - and so has everyone else - they are so hard to keep instock!!
Sunday, May 4, 2008
Tuesday, April 22, 2008
Monday, March 31, 2008