January 30, 2007

NEW Jo Sonja Paints

Posted in Companies We Love, Email Us, new stock, stock at 6:52 am by scrapbookdesigns

Yummy new paints have just arrived from Jo Sonja.  These acrylic paints are fantastic for background techniques.  Dry brushing lighter colours on dark cardstocks gives you an excellent base to stamp on and they are fantastic for using with solid stamps and foam alphabet stamps too.  Of course they go hand in hand with the high quality Westart canvases we now stock.  We have just taken delivery of a new shipment of canvases too including the very popular 8″ x 8″ size.  The jo sonja paints are only $3.95 each and have divine colours such as cornflower, claret rose, raindrops and mustard seeds – good enough to eat, hehe!!! 

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January 29, 2007

Weekly Blog Special!!

Posted in discount, Email Us, papers, promo, Specials at 8:43 am by scrapbookdesigns

 Blog weekly specials are back again and  to make way for the most amazing new paper designs you could EVER imagine our BLOG SIREN SPECIAL THIS WEEK is a cracker.  All 12 x 12 papers (excluding cardstock) are going out for $1.  This great saving of up to 50% on all our store stocks of luscious papers available thru to this Saturday 1pm.  Email and phone orders welcome!

Pink Ribbon Jigsaw Competition – Win some great prizes

Posted in competition, Email Us, news at 7:40 am by scrapbookdesigns

Hello hello hello…….we’ve been so impressed with the ATC entries we’ve received over the past months (stay tuned for next 3 months shortly!!) and competition entries in the past, that we have decided to give you the chance to win some great prizes worth over $500 whilst raising money for a very worthwhile cause, the Australian Breast Cancer Foundation www.pinkribbonday.com.au .  For all the information you need on entering please read pink-ribbon-jigsaw-comp.pdf . We look forward to you and your friends getting behind this worthwhile event and we can’t wait to see all the amazing entries you come up with for this fun competition!!  Think Pink!!!

January 28, 2007

New stamp designs!!

Posted in Email Us, mounted, new stock, paperbag studio, stamps, unmounted at 6:14 pm by scrapbookdesigns

Paperbag Studios has some NEW release stamps available in February and they are so new that they haven’t even been seen on the Paperbag Studios website yet.  Check out the following link for these hot images and if you would like any of the stamps (mounted individuals or unmounted full sheet) put aside when we get our delivery (anticipate getting them end Feb  – dependant on the actual release date of these amazing new images onto the market), just give us a yell.  You can email, fax, phone or see us face to face in the store to get yours secured!  The only sure fired way to make sure you get what you want is by letting us know! Here is the link paperbag-studios-new-release-stamps-07.pdf

January 26, 2007

happy Australia Day!

Posted in Uncategorized at 6:24 am by scrapbookdesigns

Australians all let us rejoice,
For we are young and free;
We’ve golden soil and wealth for toil;
Our home is girt by sea;
Our land abounds in nature’s gifts
Of beauty rich and rare;
In history’s page, let every stage
Advance Australia Fair.
In joyful strains then let us sing,
Advance Australia Fair.

Beneath our radiant Southern Cross
We’ll toil with hearts and hands;
To make this Commonwealth of ours
Renowned of all the lands;
For those who’ve come across the seas
We’ve boundless plains to share;
With courage let us all combine
To Advance Australia Fair.
In joyful strains then let us sing,
Advance Australia Fair.

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January 25, 2007

Can’t wait to share!

Posted in new stock, stock at 8:21 am by scrapbookdesigns

If you have been in the store lately and thought that we seem a little low in some of our stock lines, you would be right! BUT don’t get too down as we have the absolutely most amazing stock arriving from the US mainly and some from our Aussie Designers and Manufacturers!  So please be patient and rest assured that as soon as stock lands, we will have it on the shelves!! Of course this doesn’t mean that we don’t have loads of other great stock lines in store to get you excited, we just know how much you look forward to new lines (believe us, so do we! The girls think it’s Christmas every time a delivery arrives!).  There is so much coming that we will be doing regular posts to inform you of what has landed and tomorrow or maybe even later today(fingers crossed) there will be information here on the blog of the new stock which we know you will just fall in love with.  Until then! See you soon, the girls @ Scrapbook Designs

January 24, 2007

Oh oh oh…tagalicious don’t you agree

Posted in ideas, kids parties, projects, Reviews, samples at 6:52 am by scrapbookdesigns

Inspiration is never ending and below are some thumbnails of gorgeous name tags that our very talented teacher Susan Keymer has made for class participants and store displays over the last little while. 

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 The great thing about tags is the fact that they can be used in a multitude of ways.  Not only are they great for name tags (thanks Susan for always thinking of the staff and making us all interesting and unique name tags!!) but they can be used on your layouts, on card fronts and other fantastic ideas.  Why not include them in your next party event? You can cut them with a back so they stand up as named place settings, attach them to kids lolly bags or for name tags for events where people don’t know each other.  They can be themed or colour co-ordinated for that special touch, personlised with alphabet stamps or written on. Why not add them inside ready made pockets on your project.  If you are into book making then they are ideal to place so that they can be pulled out from the top or the side of the book.  The use for tags is endless and the best bit is that you can get rid of all those scraps you have been saving! Click on each thumbnail for an upclose look at Susan’s wonderful work and be inspired!

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