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Thursday, 25 May 2017

Scrapbook Papercraft Expo - Arnold's Scrapbooking Classes with Sneak Peeks


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Hi everyone, it's just over a month until the premier Scrapbook and Papercraft Event in Australia
This year we are once again proud to be sponsoring classes in 
and have an awesome tutor lineup in both classrooms with 
and 



Let's get to know our tutors and what our second
classroom will be doing.




Over in  Arnold's Scrapbook & Craft Supplies classroom you will be creating pretty things with our Ultimate Crafts Rambling Rose Collection again designed by Sue Smyth.

There will have prizes and the room will be themed to match Rambling Rose.



CLASS 1: 9.30am - 11.30am with Sue Smyth 


Sue will be creating a Butterfly Garden Plaque (canvas).  Layers of roses framed and fussy cut are stacked on a textured canvas gilded with gold, to create a home d├ęcor plaque you can use on the cover of an album, easel or wall. Learn how to create the textured background, alter the wooden frame and birdbath and add in Rambling Rose papers and you will have an art work for treasure always.
Your class kit will include one of all of the Rambling Rose papers, a free die gift, entire pack of ephemera and one entire pack of wood shapes (birdbath) Liquid drops, all mediums and other elements needed including your canvas. 




CLASS 2: 12.00pm - 2.00pm with Katrina Thompson




Join Katrina for a few hours of creating with some beautiful things from the Rambling Rose collection.  In your class you will create a set of cards building up layers of fussy cut flowers and foliage, using ephemera, wood veneer shapes, lace, flowers, pearls and die cuts. You will learn how to blend with ink to create a gorgeous balance in your projects.  Shades of pinks, purples and lemons will feature throughout your cards. Katrina will also show you how you can take a design concept for a card and create a scrapbook page.

You will receive in your kits a full pack of embellishments, a full 6x6 pad and set of 12x12 papers. A few surprise gifts are included in every kit.  and there will be random giveaways during class not to be missed. 




CLASS 3: 2.30pm - 4.30pm with Tina Ollett
Come and join Tina in class 3 to create a stunning  scrapbook layout again using the Rambling Rose collection.  Seeing is believing what you will be doing with these gorgeous papers. Your layout will include many layers, fussy cuts, beautifully altered flowers and ephemera.  
Yours kits will include so many gorgeous goodies including all of the 12x12 papers in the collection, script stamps from the collection, liquid 3D Pearls, Glitzin Glamour, ephemera pack, pearl strips, Magnolia Lane flowers and cheesecloth.
Tina's classes have proven so popular, at this stage there are only places left for Sunday afternoon.  Continue to check the class schedule as more places may be released for her Friday and Saturday classes.




Class cost is only $55 which includes gifts from 
your teachers to take with you.
Plan your classes now so you don't miss out. 
Book HERE





#TBT | Ultimate Crafts - Celosia


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This weeks #TBT is our gorgeous  Ultimate Crafts Celosia Collection
as you can see these dies are very whimsical and can be used on an array of lovely projects.

Below are some gorgeous cards made by our round table group of ladies.












Ultimate Crafts Celosia Collection of die are available from your local papercrafting store.





Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Rambling Rose Card Set by Jo Simons


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Hello paper peeps!
Jo here today to share with you a couple of cards I have made using the super awesome Rambling Rose Card Makers pack


These cards were so easy to make as everything was in the pack.
I simply made some embellishment clusters from the ephemera in the pack and then added them to some patterned paper and my card base.

Super quick, super easy
For my second card I did add the Rambling Rose Corner Die to fancy up the middle of my card.
A couple of doilies and some Glitzin Glamour on the butterfly and you have some cards ready to go.
 
Thanks so much for stopping by and for all your beautiful comments on our blog and Facebook page.
Until next time
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Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Scrapbook Papercraft Expo - Craft Giraffe Classes in Depth with Sneak Peeks


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#brisbanescrapbookexpo


Hi everyone

It's just on 3 weeks until the premier Scrapbook and Papercraft Event in Australia
This year we are once again proud to be sponsoring classes in 
and have an awesome tutor lineup in both classrooms with 
and 



Let's get to know our tutors and what our first 
classroom will be doing.


In Craft Giraffe's Classroom you will get to have a play with our soon to be released 
and our next Ultimate Crafts collection release The Ritz designed by Sue Smyth



CLASS 1: 9.30am - 11.30am with Tracey Cooley




Tracey will be using the THEATRE range of papers from the RITZ collection to help you create a stunning set of five cards.  These are gorgeous in real life and you will be in love with them too. To make these cards you will be using array of gorgeous decorative dies, embossing folders and hot foil stamps from the collection. Along with the 6x6" paper pad Tracey has also chosen an embossing folder and decorative die, from the collection, as well as a heap of other goodies to take home with you that you used in class.

How good do these sneak peeks of Tracey's cards look?





CLASS 2: 12.00pm - 2.00pm with Anita Enright



The GATSBY range of papers will be showcased by Anita in this class.  You will create a one page scrapbooking layout, and there is also two bonus cards that you can create in class or can take home with you as you will have everything you need to complete them. 
The layout incorporates a 6x4" portrait photo and is perfect for any type of photo you want to use, boy, girl, family, travel etc. You chose.
Anita has incorporated some texture into this layout using a stencil and more stunning dies and hot foil stamps from the Ritz collection.  As part of your class kit, as well as a 6x6" paper pad, you will also get a stencil, decorative die and some bling to expand your Ritz collection as well as a few other pressies.

Take a closer look at Anita's layout.





CLASS 3: 2.30pm - 4.30pm with Kerrie Gurney



Kerrie chose the EVENING COCKTAIL range for you to create a two page scrapbooking layout.  This paper range focuses on blacks with gold and Kerrie will definitely make your creation shine.  
Kerrie  is gifting you along with the 6x6" paper pad, a decorative die, hot foil stamp and roll of foil to take away with you.
Photo Requirements 1 x 4x6" portrait 4 x 3x4" landscape or 3 x 4x6" portrait or 4 x 3x4" landscape or add them later as you will be creating photo mats.

Here are some more closeups of Kerrie's class. 




Class cost is only $50 which includes gifts from 
your teachers to take with you.

Plan your classes now so you don't miss out. 
Book HERE





INTRODUCING: Goodbye Static Pad


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Introducing the Couture Creation's Goodbye Static Pad.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aiIOetjQzbw&feature=youtube
Get a nice clean professional finish to your heat embossing every time. 

Why use a Goodbye Static Pad? 
This little pillow is filled with fine powder to remove fingerprints etc from your card stock before stamping your image for heat embossing. This means your embossing powder only sticks where you want it to so you end up with a nice crisp clear image. 
Click HERE for a quick video on how to use it. 
 

Look for this product at your local stockist or ask your local store to order it in for you. 

Product Code – CO725662.

 




Monday, 22 May 2017

Vintage Tri-fold Card by Adriana Bolzon


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Hi there everyone, Adriana  here today on the Artdeco Creations blog with another project created with the new release collection - 
Ultimate Crafts - Artdeco Creations "Rambling Rose"
This paper collection was designed by the talented Australian 
designer "Sue Smyth" and it has been a very popular collection.

Here is my project a tri-fold decor piece.
Capturing the vintage feel in the papers and adding some foiling to the outer edges by using some normal foiling sheets, tacky glue and bone scorer.








Using the papers from the 
ULT157701 Ultimate Crafts Rambling Rose 12x12 paper pad.




I cut three panels of the wooden panels paper from the
ULT157701 Ultimate Crafts Rambling Rose 12x12 paper pad with the
Couture Creations Vintage Sign Nesting Die C0723956 
Inking the edges - these will be the back of my panels of my project.




For the front panels I cut three more pieces from of the
 ULT157701 Ultimate Crafts Rambling Rose 12x12 paper pad .

Using Couture Creations 2Way Glue Pen C0724037,
and a piece of the Couture Creations  Gold CO725355 Vintage matte Foil roll. I gently dabbed some glue around the edge of the papers and place the foil on top of the glued edges.


Gently rubbing the top of the foil with a bone scorer. 
I love the distressed look of this technique and it is an easy way to use foiling without any heating tool.



Once all done - I attached all the three panels together with a some small piece of paper from the wooden panel paper sheet.



Front side with Matte gold foiling edges.




I then cut three panels of the wooden panels paper from the
Couture Creations Vintage Signe Nesting Die C0723956 , the next size down.
Inking the edges - using a Circle nesting die cut a circle out of one of the panels.
I attached them all with Foam tape underneath.



Decorating the outer panels with lace and ribbons
Also team up with the Decorative die - 


Using the stamp set from the
Ultimate Crafts "L'Aquarelle" stampset ULT157796
Ultimate Crafts "L'Aquarelle" paper pad ULT157761
 I stamped the flower from the stampset onto some of the paper pad and added some colour inside the flowers with inks, then fuzzy cute them out.



Adding the flowers and foliage around the edges.


Rubbing some more Glue and golf foiling around the diecuts.






I have also a bonus card that I created as well, using the same technique of applying some glue from the 2 way glue pen and rubbing the gold foiling sheet around the raised edges of my embossed card. Again, it is not completely covered with all gold foiling but it is just a very simple way of adding some gold foiling to projects. It leaves a very distressed and vintage feel to any card or project.






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Thanks for looking
Cheers and 
Big hugs Adriana XX





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