Monthly Archives: September 2014

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

Moments To Enjoy (Copy)


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)

Project Life – Starter Kits



As per popular request we have opened a couple of our core kits, split them up and added some co-ordinating embellishments.

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Jade Edition Kit

This kit includes:

167 3×4″ cards, 38 4×6″ cards, 1 stamp set, pack of 6 Prima wood embellishments, 1 sheet of Becky Higgins Arrow stickers, 1 sheet of Becky Higgins day Stickers and 4 sheets of Becky Higgins Alphabet Stickers.


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Blush Edition Kit

This kit includes:

167 3×4″ cards, 38 4×6″ cards, 1 roll of washi tape, 1 pack of rhinestones & pearls, pack of 6 Prima wood embellishments, 1 sheet of Becky Higgins Arrow stickers, 1 sheet of Becky Higgins day Stickers and 4 sheets of Becky Higgins Alphabet Stickers.

They are both available in store and online.

Product Spotlight – Sticky Barc

Have you heard of Sticky Barc? It’s by Express Graphix and its a pretty awesome product!

What is it?  Its a self adhesive wood sheets cut ultra thin from real wood. They can be stamped, painted, stained, varnished, inked – pretty much anything you can do with regular paper, you can do with Sticky Barc wood sheets!

  • Available in White Birch or Cherry
  • 280 micron thick
  • Inkjet printer compatible
  • Can be die cut, embossed, foil stamped or laser cut

Here are some samples from Pinterest…

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We sell it in store in 2 different wood colours. Birch and Cherry. An A4 sheet costs $3.95 each.