Yearly Archives: 2014

25 Days of Giveaways

Starting today, December 1st, we will be giving away 2 small gifts per day on our facebook page for 25 days.

All you will need to do is like / comment on the post to be in the draw.

One photo will be posted at 8am and the other at 6pm. Both will be drawn the following morning.

If you share the post you will go in the draw for our one of mega prize – a kit filled with papers, stickers, embellishments and more valued at over $300! This will be drawn on Boxing day (sorry having Christmas Day off 🙂 )

So you can earn 50 tickets for our big prize simply by sharing our 2 posts per day. You can earn even more tickets by coming in to our shop, and for every $15 you spend you will receive a ticket in the draw. (this includes purchases of products from Amanda’s Emporium, The Basketcase Lady, Karen’s Cards, Shari’s embroidered goods)


What are you waiting for? Start liking and sharing 🙂




P.s. A photo of the major prize will be listed a bit later 🙂

December Album

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…..

Is your December full of Christmas Parties, end of year concerts, decorating the house, baking treats and writing out Christmas cards?

Are you mostly too busy to busy to put all these memories into an Album? Are you looking for a simple way to do it this year?

I have the solution for you! Join us for a class (or take away kit with full instructions and images) and you can have your whole album ready in as little as 3 hours! All you will need to do during December is take photos (everyone has a mobile phone with camera handy right?) and do a little bit of journaling. Not even 1 minutes work per day! And at the end of December you are left with a lasting memory.

Our December Album class has been so popular, we ordered in some more product and will be running the class 2 more times this week.

Tuesday night 7pm till 10pm and on Wednesday from 11.30am till 2.30pm.

Class costs $65 which includes the full kit. All you will need to bring is your paper trimmer, adhesive and scissors.

Kit Includes:

Ring Binder Album 8×6″

2 packs of Captured Moments cards

3 rolls of washi tape

4 sheets of 12×12″ paper

14 x album inserts (10 already in album – extra 4 given)

1 sheet of large numbers

1 sheet of alphabet stickers

1 pack of collectables (over 50 die cuts in pack)

1 pack of captured moments sticker packs

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If you would like to create the album at home – the kit will cost $60

Please contact us on 0408 913684 or pop in to the shop this morning (we are open from 8am!) if you would like to buy a kit. Sample is available to look at 🙂

Christmas Stocking Fillers!

Look at these great kits Doodlebug has put together!

Each kit is filled to the brim with embellishments: brads, ribbons, buttons, jellies, tokens, numbers, borders, stickers + more!  Enlarge each photo and have a good look…..

Doodlebug Designs understands people want value for money, so have put together these great kits for us. And to top it off they have asked us to sell them for the bargain price of $35! There will only be one shipment of these and I will need you to pre-order them on the website. {here}

Pre-orders close on the 4th November and they will be available in store from the 18th November.

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Emily Ley – The simplified Planner

A lot of you have mentioned you would like to be more organised and have been searching for the perfect method…I think I have found it in the Planner by Emily Ley!

The 2015 Simplified Planner from Emily Ley on Vimeo.


Our first order is on the way and will hopefully be in store in about 10 days. You can see the different styles available {here}

They are $75 each. Please let me know if you are interested in one!

Hope you have a great day!


Prima Mini Dolls!


You’ve all heard the saying, “Good things come in small packages!”, right? Today we hope to show you just how true that is! Presenting Julie Nutting’s Mini-Dolls!

Adorable! Cute! Sweet! These wonderful miniatures all come with stunning etched details. With a little loop at the top (which can easily be snipped off) the wood dolls are perfect for tying on a beautiful gift, or stringing on a festive banner! How many different ideas can YOU come up for using them? (Mini-Dolls Jar, 3.5 x 3″, comes with four boys and twenty-six girls.

Holiday Kids Class – October 2014

Keep your kids entertained these holidays

with some fun classes!

Tuesday 30th September AND Tuesday 7th October

1.30 – 3.00pm    $10 per person

Create a Stunning Single Page layout. Please bring a 5×7″ close up face photo.



Wednesday 1st October AND Wednesday 8th October

1.30 – 3.00pm   $10 Per person

Create 3 cards using Dies, embossing folders and punches!


Thursday 2nd October AND Monday 6th October

1.30 – 3.30pm  $25 per person

Wooden Wall Hanging.

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Moments to Enjoy – By Janine Koczwara

As I was emptying a few more boxes from our old shop I came across a couple of kits from Janine’s class that she taught here.

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So for those that were unable to attend this wonderfully inspiring class – now is your chance to do it at home!

This layout incorporates a LOT of technique and you are guaranteed to enjoy recreating it.

The kit includes:

1 x sheet of 12×12 corrugated cardboard

6 x sheets of paper

1 x pack of Prima canvas alphabets

1 x pack of Prima vine flowers

1 x pack of Prima Say it in Crystals

1 x Kaisercraft Rhinestones

6 x Prima wooden shapes

5 x Prima mulberry butterflies

6 x Prima blooms

3 x die cut shapes

1 x cardstock with stenciled image

1 x patterned serviette

3 x doilies

1 x set of full colour instructions

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Kit can be purchased in store or online.

Monthly Kit Club – September

This month we have used the lovely “free Spirit” collection by prima Marketing.

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Your kit will include:

  • 1x Sonnet Paper                                                      1x full pack of Frost Frappe Flowers
  • 1x Artsy paper                                                         1x full pack of Radiant Petals
  • 1x Groovy paper                                                      1 x Pack of Silver Rhinestones
  • 1x Enlightened paper                                              1 x Pack of Seam Binding
  • 1x Hippie paper                                                       1 x Piece of Gauze
  • 1x Perceptions paper                                               5 x flowers
  • 1x Expressive paper                                                 1 x Large Paper Doily

Besides your basic tools you will also need to use some ink sprays (I used Prima Bloom sprays) and a doily die (I can cut for you if you don’t have it)

These kits are available in store and online now.

Scrapbooking Class – Saturday 20th September

We will be running a Scrapbooking Class on Saturday starting at 11.30 and finishing around 1pm.

Join us for a fun morning creating this beautiful page:


We will be using the very popular Webster’s Pages, flowers, brads and alphabet stickers.

Please bring a good pair of scissors with you as well as a close up photo. I used a 5×7″ one, but you can use a 4×6: one as you can just make the hole a bit smaller. Everything else is included.

This layout suits both Beginner’s and more experienced Scrapbookers.

Costs $10 (includes tuition and kit)