Tuesday, August 26, 2008

This Week at Stamp and Scrapbook Madness

Welcome to the new Stamp and Scrapbook Madness Blog. There will plenty of developments here over the coming months, especially as we re-build our website. Initially you will be able to view all newsletters here, but over the coming weeks you will start to find more posts about what is happening in-store, product reviews, competitions and projects featuring new ranges.

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.

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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

Competition

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 includedDSC_0348  

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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.

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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.

 

That's all for this week.

 

Happy Crafting

Fiona

3 comments:

Leah said...

Lovin' those gatefold cards. Will you be doing this class again?

paddy said...

Great blog. I'm looking forward to joining a class or two over the next few months.

Marcia said...

My daughter and I are doing our first class next Saturday. Cant think of a better way to spend some one on one time with my 11 year old daughter and do something I like as well.