Friday, March 9, 2012

A sketch, Robots and Farmhouse

Hi there, I have completed a few layouts over the past week.  The 1st two are using Kaiser's Technologic of which 1 is for the March Sketch Comp at HBS.

The next two are using October Afternoon's Farmhouse plus some Manor House and Prima thrown in!

Thanks for visiting and have a great weekend!

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Handmade By Suzanne - March 2012 Newsletter

Hi there and welcome to March!  We have been keeping very busy with all the stunning new products arriving in store, preparing for our Retreat in May and a visit from the ladies on the WA Scrapbooking Bus Tour in just over 2 weeks!
This week we have kicked off our March Madness Sale!
35% off over 400 items and all our previous sale items have been reduced even further to 50% & 60% off!  We need to clear these items as the boxes of new products continue to arrive.  Take a peek – I am sure you will find lots of goodies to tempt you.
March Madness 35% Off
Sale 50% Off
Sale 60% Off
WA Ladies – if you haven’t heard of them before Scrapbooking Bus Tours take you on tour to 5 of the fantastic scrapbooking stores around Perth where you can shop ’til you drop and take advantage of some exclusive discounts, make & takes and demonstrations on the day.  If you would like more details you can find them on the attachment.  Only 2 weeks until the tour so don’t miss out!  Tour is Sunday 18th March 2012 and we are the last stop so make sure you save some spending money !
Don’t forget to book you place for our May 2012 Papercraft Retreat.  Numbers are limited to 30 and given the success of our retreat last year places are sure to fill up very fast.  I am so excited to be getting together again and we have added an extra day.  All the details can be found here and you can book here.
Thanks to everyone who entered February’s Sketch Competition.  This month’s randomly drawn winner is entry 4!  - congratulations Bfly44 and I will be in contact with you to let you know how to redeem your prize.
March’s sketch created by Michelle Fowler is another fabulous challenge.  Get inspired and enter today – the draw is random for a $30 store voucher plus free postage – all you have to do is enter! Upload your entries by 29 February 2012 in the Gallery under theMarch 2012 Sketch Challenge Folder.  (full sized sketch can be found in the Gallery)
In January our Guest Designer was Georgia Heald.

Georgia created with the stunning A Boy’s Life from Echo Park.  Such a versatile range!  You can take a closer look at Georgia’s work over at her blog -
Take a peak at her stunning creations.
Thanks Georgia for your fabulous contribution during February!
In March we have another Guest Designer for you to enjoy – Felicity Wilson.  You will love Felicity’s clever use of paints, mists and mediums – why not hop over to her blog for a peak of her style -

Felicity will be creating with October Afternoon’s Sasparilla - a fun wild west inspired range new in store this week – perfect for those little cowboys and cowgirls in your life!
New products in store (all new arrivals can be found here.)
Kaisercraft - TigerlillyGreat Southern LandTechnologicRibbon Roses & New Wood Flourishes (lots to love here!)
Echo Park – This & That - Charming & Graceful
October Afternoon - Sasparilla
Teresa Collins - Everyday Moments
Bo Bunny - Ambrosia, Alora, Serenity, Country Garden, Double Dot Vintage, On The Go
Crafter’s Workshop - New Templates
Simple Stories - Documented, Awesome & Fabulous
My Mind’s Eye - Miss Caroline, Follow Your Heart 
Currently on order:
Glitz Designs – French Kiss, Happy Travels, Pretty In Pink (Due in store today/tomorrow)
Kaisercraft – Fine & Sunny, Charlotte’s Dream (April)
Prima – CHA 2012 (Due Monday)
Pink Paislee – London Market, Spring Jubilee, Indigo Bleu
Jillibean Soup – Coconut Lime Soup, Game Day Chili, Neopolitan Bean Bisque, Southern Chicken Dumpling
Graphic 45 – 3 New Paper Lines (Due Friday)
Cosmo Cricket – 4 New Lines
Melissa Francis – New Resin
We R Memory Keepers – Lucky 8 Punches (due March), New Sew Easy designs & New Sew Stamper designs
Tim Holtz Ideology
Crate Paper – Pretty Party, Storyteller
Tim Holtz Distress Markers
Ranger – Liquid Pearls new colours
Tattered Angels – New release, Plain Janes
Echo Park – Mini Themes, Note To Self
Jenni Bowlin – Magpie
Websters – CHA Releases
ZVA Creative – CHA Releases
plus many more pre-orders still to come including Canvas Corp, October Afternoon, 7 Gypsies just to name a few!
You keep up to date with latest arrivals and what is on order in a number of ways -
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check on the New Arrivals section regularly
Have a great month!
Best wishes,