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Magnolia Lane Card Box

Hi Lovelies,

Every few months Linda and Helen combine forces to teach a set of cards  with a matching gift box to present them in.

Their latest set used the beautiful Magnolia Lane Collection from Ultimate Crafts.
Helen teaches the gift box part of this class.

For this set she used an encyclopedia cover, and created the sides for the box, 

Added paint, stencil work, papers and flowers to make this box so lovely that many of the ladies were having trouble deciding if they would give it as a gift as planned, or keep it for themselves.

In our next blog post I will share the cards that Linda created for this beautifully upcycled box.




Monday Mannequin with Helen

Hi lovelies,

Today I thought I would share with you one of the lovely Mannequins that   Helen designs for classes in the store.

 This delightful lady is called Vanessa

She was taught in January this year,  and has been one of the most popular designs so far.

She features some gorgeous laces, flowers and pearls.

Those who attend the classes always have such a great time.

Keep an eye out for more of these gorgeous ladies. 

Screen Card with Linda

Hi lovelies,

Linda always makes such lovely cards.
 For her class today, Linda designed the most beautiful screen card and 3 coordinating tags.

The cards feature some beautiful hand painted die cuts.


They the dies are from the Ultimate Crafts Padova range.

They are painted using Tim Holtz Distress Inks.


They are enhanced with some really cute little hand made lanterns.

I can't wait to see what she comes up with next.

Layouts by Marlene

Hi Lovelies,

It is not often that we see finished results  from all the goodies that go home with you.
We were privileged to see these 2 layouts  that were created by one of our lovely customers, Marlene.
Marlene has used the Ultimate Crafts Vintage Rose  range of papers and dies to complete her 2 masterpieces.

I love the way the she has incorporated a few mixed media techniques in this layout.
It was so special to see these finished works.
Thanks so much for sharing Marlene.




Art Journal Fun

Hi lovelies,
Today we got together to have fun Helen's Art Journal Techniques class. We all chat non-stop, and I don't know how Helen puts up with us.
 We all turned up with our white papers and other goodies. 

Helen patiently guided us through the many steps
 - painting -
 - stenciling -
 - spraying -
 - stamping -
and generally making mess.
It was such fun.

These classes are held twice a month. 
The next class is Tuesday June 27.

Be sure to book early. 



Card of the Month

Hi Lovelies,

Linda has made a great set of cards for our Card of the Month


The kit uses the Believe paper range by Bo Bunny.



The papers and chipboard are bright and fun

and Linda has tied together these with some mixed media techniques.





Kits are available in store, or on our online kit page.


Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you would like more information.