Wednesday, 17 August 2011

A Place to Create's First Birthday Celebrations

Birthday week finishes with a bang!!!
Lets finish our Birthday week off with a bang and give you 10% off store wide
this Friday 26th and Saturday 27th.

Discount includes in store stock only and does not include already discounted stock or 
the new ranges from Bo Bunny, Teresa Collins and Graphic 45.

Remember each $20 you spend will give you a ticket into our birthday present prize draw. 

Check out the details for our retreat in October below and also check out our class timetable for August/September

Sunday, 14 August 2011

A Place to Create's First Scrapbooking Retreat

How exciting??? We are turning 1 year old and it's time we had our very first retreat.  So save the following dates so you don't miss out and keep an eye on this website to get more details as they become available. 
We won't be going too far for our first retreat, it will be held locally at the Brook Hotel at Mitchelton so those of you who have family or work commitments can also join in. It also means the cost will be kept down as you won't have to pay for accommodation as you will be able to sleep in your own comfy bed.  For those that would like to come and are a little further away, accommodation is available on site this can be arranged by calling the Brook Hotel..... 

Save these dates:
Friday evening 14th October
Saturday 9am- midnight 15th October
Sunday 9am - 4pm 16th October

Details on Scrapbooking Retreat so far-
Friday Night 14th October - Evening crop from 6pm till midnight.

Saturday 15th  Class List
Session 1:
Class A:  Kaisercraft Wooden Frame decorated with Graphic 45's Steampunk Debutante range.
Class B:  Class to be advised

Session 2:
Class A: Decorate a hard covered Calendar in a choice of two different paper ranges... more details soon.
Class B: Create 5 double layouts... more details soon.

Session 3:
Class A: Make a set of Pretty and Cute cards using Martha punches and a range of techniques and products.
Class B: To be advised

Sunday 16th Class List
Session 1:
Class A: Make a set of 16 Fantastic Christmas cards using a design template, punches and stamps. 
Class B: To be advised

Session 2:
Class A: Use a set of Cuttlebug embossing folders that you get to keep and die cut elements to make layouts and cards. (we are waiting for new stock to arrive for this class so please be patient)
Class B: Christmas!! Make a set of themed Christmas gift bags and matching accessories that will wow everyone at Christmas time.  Sneak peek coming soon. 

That is the base of our classes so far- please keep an eye on this blog and as soon as samples and sneak peeks become available they will be posted... (There is so much new stock arriving very soon that we'd like to share with you at this retreat so samples will be done as soon as the new stock arrives) 

Cropping at the Retreat:
Saturday 15th from 12 o'clock to 12 midnight
Sunday 16th  All day (times will be posted soon) 

Please bear with us as more details and sneak peeks become available.

Monday, 1 August 2011

Scrapbooking and class timetable for August/Sept

Friday August 26th   10.30 - 2.30pm   Scrap and Chat

Saturday August 27th  9.30-11.30am   Cuttlebug Class
Do you own a Cuttlebug/Sizzix or Big Shot and want to learn more ways to use your machine?  Make a bag using a template, emboss and then use our special technique to age it. You will then make 5 card toppers/tags learning new techniques to put in your bag.
BYO basic tool kit and adhesives.  Cost $20 includes kit and template. 

Saturday August 27th    2.15pm - 3.45pm   Christmas Card Class
Make 7 colourful Christmas cards with envelopes using the cute Imaginisce papers.  BYO basic tool kit and adhesives.  Cost: $15

Monday August 28th  10am -11.30am  Kit Class 
Are you new to scrapbooking or lost your mojo?  Purchase a layout kit and have help from a teacher with instruction on how to put your layout together.  BYO basic tool kit and adhesives. 
Single page kits $6  Double page kits $12  Class Cost:  $10 plus kit.

Tuesday August 30th   10.30 - 2.30   Scrap and Chat


Friday September 2nd  10.30 - 2.30pm  Scrap and Chat

New Class Listed:
Saturday September 3rd  9.30 - 11.30     
Quick and Easy Cards (Class 1) Create a set of 16 Quick and Easy cards using an easy design template, stamps, ribbons and flowers. 
Cost: $25  BYO adhesives and basic tool kit. 

Saturday September 3rd- 2pm - midnight Crop
Cost $15 pre paid bookings essential.  There is a wait list on most crops.  Cancellation of a crop must be received by 5pm the Thursday prior to receive a refund.

Saturday September 10th- Cherry Blossom layouts
9.30 -11.30am  Cost: $45
Set of 3 double layouts in pretty pinks, pale blues and green.  Let us show you all the tips and tricks to create 3 amazing double layouts that theme together to make an incredible impact.  We have used pretty photo's of Cherry Blossoms on our pages but any pretty photo's will suite.  You will have a teacher to help you with all the techniques for these layouts. 

Saturday 17th September 10.00am to 12.30pm
Travel Layouts- 3 double layouts
Cost: $45
Time to scrap your travel photo's before your next big holiday or have you got travel photo's to scrap?
Come along and let our teacher show you how to create 3 amazing travel themed double layouts.
Techniques include: Using templates, journaling, acetate.
Bring some 6 x 4" photo's and die cut them for a great effect. 
In addition to your Basic Tool Kit and adhesives you will need a brown ink and paper piercer (awl)

Class description and equipment details.
All classes and crops must be pre paid to secure your booking.

Scrap and Chat:
You are able to use the class room tables to work on your projects while having access to the products in store.  There is no teacher at these sessions, it is a social gathering of friends who
enjoy getting together to work on their projects.  BYO tools and equipment.
Free tea and coffee.  BYO snacks.  Bookings essential.  Cost Free. 

Kids Club: has been cancelled. If you are after craft classes for kids check out our kids holiday classes each holiday season and specialty kids classes that will be posted on the class calendar when available.  

Crops: 2pm -  midnight.
Bring along the projects you are working on, BYO tools and equipment and use my tables to enjoy an evening with other craft minded people and friends while you have exclusive access to the products in store.  I will provide you with food for the evening, all you have to do is ring and make a booking and enjoy a night of fun. 
Cost: $15 pre paid bookings essential.  There is a wait list on most crops.  Cancellation of a crop must be received by 5pm the Thursday prior to receive a refund. 

Basic Tool Kit: 
Bone Scorer
Craft Knife
Distressing tool
Brown or Black ink

Tape runner for layout classes
Double sided tape
Craft glue/clear
3D foam squares
Glue dots