Tuesday, 27 December 2011

What a Hoot Class

Owl Lovers Layouts and Cards Class 

This class is for the Owl lovers.  You will create 4 double layouts and 5
cards, but that's not all.  With this kit you will take away enough papers &
die cuts to create even more layouts and cards.   We will show you some
ideas you can create with the extra product and you are welcome to bring
your camera and take photos.

Please bring basic toolkit - including trimmer, adhesives and 3d mounts
(foam adhesive)

This class is suitable for adults and kids from 12 years up.  Please call
regarding younger children attending this class with parent supervision.

Cost $35.00   Saturday 21st January 2012 9.30am - 11.00am




Friday, 9 December 2011

NESTING DIES FROM COUTURE CREATIONS

NESTING DIES FROM COUTURE CREATIONS
The "NEW" and exciting Nesting Dies from Couture Creations have just arrived in store. These 3 in 1 Nesting Dies will cut, emboss and stencil. Dies come in 6 different sizes with full instructions included for most die-cut systems. The most amazing news of all is that the new nesting dies are only $17.99 per set.....which is a very competitive price compared to others on the market which are double the price.



o





Please Note:

For cutting with the nesting dies using a Cuttlebug you will require a 'C' plate.

For emobossing using the Nesting Dies you will require a Universal Embossing Mat

(Embossing mat is available in store)

Free Holiday Crops

If you have time off over the holiday season and looking for something to do. 
Why not catch up on a little crafting at one of our
Free Holiday Crops.

Bring you own projects to work on or purchase one of our many page layout or card kits, where all the designing is done for you.  The samples are in store for you to recreate your own master pieces.
Join with a group of friends for a social morning of crafting.

Holiday Crops will be held from 9.30am to 1pm on the following days-

December
Friday 23rd
Wednesday 28th
Thursday 29th
Friday 30th

January
Tuesday 3rd
Wednesday 4th
Thursday 5th
Friday 6th

You are able to use the class 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 - please bring own food/special requirements.

Bookings are essential by phoning the store on 38512200
When making a booking please talk to us about parking.

Changes to our usual Tuesday and Friday Scrap and Chats
Due to the reduced trading hours over the holiday season our last scrap and chat for this year will be on Tuesday 20th Dec 2011.  Normal scrap and chats re-commence Tuesday 10th January 2012.

Wednesday, 7 December 2011

HOLIDAY TRADING HOURS


December 2011
Monday 19th   9.30-2.30
Tuesday 20th  9.30-5
Wednesday 21st   9.30-5
Thursday 22nd   9.30-5

Friday 23rd    9.30-1.30
Saturday 24th   9-12 midday
Sunday 25th Closed
Monday 26th Closed
Tuesday 27th Closed

Wednesday 28th   9.30-1.30
Thursday 29th   9.30-1.30
Friday 30th   9.30-1.30
Saturday 31st   9-12 midday

January 2012
Sunday 1st Closed
Monday 2nd Closed

Tuesday 3rd   9.30-1.30
Wednesday 4th  9.30-1.30
Thursday 5th   9.30-1.30
Friday 6th   9.30-1.30
Saturday 7th   9-12 midday

Normal shop hours from-
Monday 9th   9.30-2.30
Tuesday 10th   9.30-5

Kids Holiday Classes

Looking for something for the kids to do over the holidays.  Join us for our Kids Holiday Classes on the following days:

Wednesday 14th December / 10am-11.30am
Christmas Decoration Class- Tree with Presents 
Cost: $12.50
Learn how to make your own Christmas Tree with cute little presents.  Great gift idea once the kids learn these techniques they'll have their very own forest of Christmas trees. 

Saturday 17th December and a new class on  
Thursday 22nd Dec
10am-11.30am
Christmas Gift Bag Class- set of 6
Cost: $12.50
Decorate a set of 6 amazing Christmas gift bags, 4 large and 2 medium.  These gift bags will make a huge impact on the receiver of your gifts- they are a gift in themselves. 

Wednesday 21st December / 10am-11.30am
Kids Card Class No: 1
Cost: $12.50
Create a set of 6 cards for family and friends.

Wednesday 11th January /   10am-11.30am
Kids Scrapbooking Class 
Cost: $15.00
Create a set 2 Double Page Layouts.  Pages are 12 x 12 inch 
and will fit into a standard 12 inch scrapbooking album. 


You get to choose from these double layouts -

or these double layouts-


Saturday 14th January / 9.30-11.30am
Desk Top Calendar Class
Cost: $25.00
Age: 12 years to Adult
Create a Desktop Calendar for 2012 with places to add your photo's or leave the calendar off the project and use it as a wooden photo journal for your thoughts and photo's.  Stands alone as a flip album or flip calendar. 




Thursday 19th January / 10am-11.30am
Kids Holiday Class No: 2
Card Kit
Create a set of 6 cards for family and friends.
Cost: $12.50


Saturday 21st January / 9.30am-11.00am
Owl Lovers Layouts and Cards Class

Create a set of 4 double layouts and 5 cards.
Cost: $35.00

This class is for the Owl lovers.  You will create 4 double layouts and 5 cards, but that's not all.  With this kit you will take away enough paper and die cuts to create even more layouts and cards.   We will show you some ideas you can create with the extra product and you are welcome to bring your camera and take photos.


Please bring basic toolkit - including trimmer, adhesives and 3d mounts (foam adhesive).


This class is suitable for adults and kids from 12 years up.  Please call regarding younger children attending this class with parent supervision.






Places in classes are limited. Pre paid bookings are essential and can be made in store or over the phone. Parents are welcome to stay and help children attending the class, but please no extra siblings. 
Ph: 38512200

Wednesday, 30 November 2011

Cricut Expressions Machine
'Black Edition'
$450.00
Sold Out
(Die cut machine that will cut up to 12 inch size. No need to purchase alphabets or die cut shapes again when you own a Cricut Machine)

Monday, 28 November 2011

Sale Extended
50% off Selected Stock
Be quick, don't miss out!!!
More stock is being added daily.
Everything from flowers, brads, rub ons, mini albums, fibres, embellishments and lots lots more........

Sunday, 27 November 2011

Massive Specials at A Place to Create

The shop is bulging at the seams with stock- so there are massive specials store wide to make room.
K and Co Albums from only $12 each, K and Co and Making Memories embellishments, alpha's, flip packs, brads, buttons and flower packs, metal, chipboard, board books, Making Memories papers and much much more at highly reduced prices.  Check out the 'specials' tables throughout the store, there is heaps of stock to choose from... be quick once it is gone it's gone.

Sunday, 13 November 2011

CRAFT CLASSES FOR NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER

THURSDAY IS KIT DAY
Thursday 17th and 24th November, 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd of December between 10am-11.30am is KIT THURSDAY.
Purchase one of our card kits or layout kits and book in to create it in store. You will have someone to assist you between 10-11am to get started and then you will have till 11.30am to work on your kit. Cost: Price of kit plus $5.00 for assistance…  (Bring your own basic tool kit, trimmer and adhesives)

FRIDAY IS WOOD DAY
Friday18th and 25th of November and 2nd, 9th and 16th of December is WOOD DAY
Purchase one of our ‘wood projects’ we have in store and materials to decorate and let us teach you the tips and techniques to create your project. You will have someone to assist you between 10-11am to get started and then you will have until 11.30am to work on your project.
Cost: Price of wood project and materials plus $5.00 for assistance. (Bring your own basic tool kit, trimmer and adhesives)

Bookings are essential for Kit Thursday and Wood Friday- Ph: 3851 2200

CARD CLASS AND CARD KITS

‘Very Merry’ Christmas Card Class
 Saturday Nov 19th   9.30-11am    Cost: $25.00
A Christmas card class for all ages… bring the kids from 8 years up to create a set of 20 very cute cards and envelopes using the new K & Co ‘Very Merry’ collection.  Great chance to get 20 Christmas cards made for yourself or one for the kids to make cards to give to their friends.  Parents are welcome to stay and help children attending the class, but please no extra siblings. Please bring your own adhesives..ie: liquid glue or glue stick and 3d foam adhesives.
Kit includes:
K & Co ‘Very Merry’ collection border strips and die cuts, 20 cards, 20 envelopes, bottle of Gliz and Glamour glitter, ribbon, greeting stickers, card and more.
If you are unable to attend the class a kit can be purchased and taken home to complete… bring a camera to take photo’s if purchasing a kit.
Sneek Peak of the 'Very Merry' Christmas Card Class


More Card Kits in Store
We have more card kits in store for you to create, they are a great idea to keep the kids busy over the holidays.
Check out our other 2 Christmas card kits, a pretty flower card kit using the Ashtyn collection, our Cute Card Kit and one for the boys- To the Moon card kit.

Monday, 17 October 2011

THANK YOU
We would like to thank everyone who attended our crops and classes at our retreat over the weekend for your support and positive feed back. 
We had a fantastic time and hope you all did too. 
Regards Gayle and staff at A Place to Create

Wednesday, 5 October 2011

What's New at A Place to Create

Page Layout Kits Special Offer- for those of you trying to get organised for the retreat we have a special offer on our double page layout kits until Sunday October 16th.  Purchase 5 double kits for just $50. (That's a saving of $10) Over 12 new kits have been created and we are creating more, plus all the kits already on the kit wall are included in the special offer.... make a copy of this offer here and bring it into store to receive the special price.
Please note:  Even if you are not attending the retreat you can also take advantage of the special offer as kits can be purchased and created at home... (if purchasing kits to work on at home you can bring a camera to take photo's of the kits you are purchasing)  Condition: Kits must be purchased in groups of 5 to receive discount.

Do Crafts- CE29... The new Do Crafts magazine and stock has arrived in store.  This issue is full of lots of Christmas ideas and there is lots of Christmas stickers, die cut sheets, stamps, new embossing folders and more.

New Stock in Store-
Buttons- in an assortment of colours and sizes, great for pages and cards
Fancy Buttons- Christmas, animals, flowers, owls, pets, penguins and more
3 Bugs in a Rug- New Ashtyn and Under the Sea Collections
Cardstock- restock of most colours
Martha Stewart Punches- more punches have arrived
Teresa Collins Papers- 2 more paper ranges
Maya Road - Chipboard, tags and wood
Maya Road- mini organza roses in three new colours
Martha Stewart- paper trims, gem butterfly's, and lace doily and gems
Gel Pens- White, Black, Red, Green, Blue, Gold, Silver, Bronze, Pink, Purple
Flowers- restock of all flower colours
Kaisercraft Paper Blooms- restock of small and large paper blooms
Kaisercraft- December 25th Collection has arrived
Kaisercraft- Bonjour Collection is also in store

Saturday, 24 September 2011

Scrapbooking events and class timetable for October

October 14th,  15th and 16th 2011 - A Place to Create's first Retreat

Brook Hotel, 167 Osbourne Rd, Mitchelton

For details click here

Pre paid booking are essential.
Payments may be made over the phone 3851 2200 or in store.

Bookings close Friday 7th October 2011.


Scrap and Chats and Crop Nights

Click here to browse the Upcoming Events Calendar for dates and times

Come in Fancy Dress to the Halloween Crop...  

Saturday October 29th  9:30am-11.30am - Summer Vacation Class - 3 double layouts

Create a set of 3 double layouts in the bright colours of summer.

The weather is warming up - get ready to scrap your summer vacation photos.

Some of the techniques our teacher will show you are embossing, origami  and using  templates.   All embellishments included.  These 3 layouts can hold a total 30 photos, just what you need to scrap your summer vacations.

Ring 3851 2200 and make a booking to secure your place. Cost $45 includes kits.  Limited places available.

Wednesday, 14 September 2011

School Holiday Classes

Thursday 22nd September
10.30am – 12pm


Pretty Fairytale Card Set 
  • Age 8 years up
  • Create 7 cards using fairytale themed paper
  • Use punches, ribbon, brads and ribbon to make a set of 7 pretty cards with envelopes
  • Pre paid bookings are essential
  • Only 5 spaces available
  • Cost $15 includes all materials
_______________________________________________________________________


Wednesday 28th September
10am – 12 pm


Kids Holiday Album
  • Age 10 years up
  • Create you very own holiday album
  • Make your album covers then you will create all 20 pages ready to add your photos at home
  • Suitable for  boys or girls
  • Pre paid bookings are essential
  • Cost $20 includes all materials
_______________________________________________________________________


Thursday 29th September
10.30am – 12pm


Cherish Accordion Album
  • Age 10 years up
  • Make a concertina album ready to just add photos
  • Pre paid bookings essential
  • Cost: $20.00 includes concertina album, papers, embellishments

Wednesday, 7 September 2011

Retreat Timetable 14th, 15th and 16th of October 2011 - Brisbane


We look forward to seeing you at our very first retreat for A Place to Create. This event has been designed to be user friendly allowing you to participate in as much or as little as you wish.

We will kick off the retreat with a relaxed Friday night crop where all are welcome.  Saturday brings 6 classes in total with the crop starting at 1pm through to midnight.  Sunday will have another 4 classes for you to choose from and cropping will start at 9.30am through till 4pm.
You can simply choose the classes you are interested in and book.  There is no limit to the number of classes you book as long as you only select one class from each time slot.
This retreat gives you the best of both worlds.  Crop to your heart’s content with the opportunity to participate in classes as you desire- you can just pop out of the crop to attend classes as necessary. 


If you do not wish to join in the crop sessions you may just come along for classes as you wish.

Pre paid booking are essential, payments may be made over the phone 3851 2200 or in store.
Bookings close Friday 7th October 2011.
Accommodation is available at the venue ~ please contact the Brook Hotel 3355 5366 for enquiries and bookings.
Please note that the venue is licenced therefore you cannot bring alcohol however you may bring a snack if participating in the late night crop session.  Tea, coffee and water will be made available throughout the crops
No meals are included with class bookings but can be booked separately.
Crops may be attended on either day or book for both and save.

GENERAL CLASS REQUIREMENTS

Please bring the following items to all classes:
Cutting mat  
Trimmer                                                                    
Brown ink pad for distressing edges                        
Scalpel or craft knife /scissors                                                    
Adhesives eg. Tape runner for layout classes,  double sided tape, glue, foam tape / 3 D mounting squares / glue dots
Distressing tool and sanding block
Bone scorer for card classes                                   
Pen/ pencil/eraser and ruler
Awl/Paper piercer


Special requirements for:
Cuttlebug Class:
Dust Buddy (available in store)
Cuttlebug machine if you have one
Distressing tool and sanding block a must


Always Remember Quilted Tile Canvas class:
Strong glue (eg: Helmar 450 Quick Dry Adhesive)
Strong glue stick (eg: Pritt)
Paint Brush


Graphic 45 Wooden Frame and Calendar classes:
Dimensional Magic  

Friday night 14th October
Friday night Crop
Join us for a crop Friday night from 6pm till midnight.  Access to the room from 6pm, bring the projects you are working on or purchase a layout kit. Bring your tools and equipment and enjoy a relaxed evening with other scrappers.
Have your dinner before you come or you can order dinner from the menu at the Brook to be delivered to your cropping area.  Alcohol can be purchased from the bar during the evening.
Venue: Annex room located at the far end of the Tennyson room, easy access through side door from back car park on Crazy Clarks side.
Tea/Coffee, water and nibbles will be available.
Cost: $10 per head.



Crops on Saturday and Sunday:

Crop Session A: Saturday crop is located in the Tennyson Room.  Crop starts from 1pm through to midnight and includes dinner - $35  (Please Note: Tennyson room is not available until after 1pm Saturday)

Crop Session B: Sunday crop is also located in the Tennyson Room.  Crop starts from 9.30am through to 4pm – includes lunch  - $30

Book into both Saturday and Sunday crops for total cost of $60 includes dinner Saturday and lunch Sunday.


Access to the Tennyson room for crops can be gained via the Motel reception at the rear of the Brook Hotel.




Classes for the Weekend:
Will be held in the Annex room and easy access can be gained via the side door from the back car park on Crazy Clark's side if you are not attending the crop sessions. 

Saturday 15th October

Class

Class


Session: 1
9.30-11.30


(Graphic 45 Steam Punk Debutante wooden frame class has been postponed and a new class is now in it's time slot)


Travel Journal- 
Create a 8 x 8" Travel Journal or a personal Journal to hold all your private thoughts, photo's, tickets and treasures.
You will use the new Bonjour collection from Kaisercraft plus embellishments, threads, buttons, flowers and more.
Love off the page projects? This will tick all the boxes. 
Includes all materials.
(If you are unable to attend this class a kit can be purchased to work on as a project throughout the weekend)

$50


‘Always Remember’
Quilted Tile Canvas
Create a 40 x 40 canvas with paper tiles, delicate chipboard embellishments, mists, paint, pins, grand adhesions and more. This is the perfect way to display multiple photos of family and friends.
All materials supplied.  Create your own title with a full set of K & Co chipboard alphabets.


$45


Lunch 12-1pm $15



Bookings Required


Bookings Required


1 pm


Crop Session A:  Begins


Session 2:
1 - 4pm

Calendar Creations.
Create your very own calendar using a blank Making Memories calendar, then choose either Graphic 45 Steam Punk Debutante or Bo Bunny Forever Fall range. Use as a yearly calendar or as a special dates to remember calendar. Great gift idea for that special person.
$65


10 Layouts
Create a set of 10 quick and easy layouts with loads of tips and tricks. A fantastic way to kick start an album or get 10 pages created in no time at all.  All materials included.
You will need to bring both a permanent and repositional tape runner for this class plus basic tool kit and adhesives. 





 $70



Session 3:
4.30-6.30pm


'Pretty Card Set'
Make 5 pretty cards using Martha Stewart punches, 3 Bugs in a Rug ‘Bake me a Cake’ papers,
Martha Stewart die cut lace tags, embellishments, bling, ribbons and more.




$30


Accordion Album
“What I want you to know about me’
You will create a whimsical accordion album in lilac and lime tones while you have the opportunity to reflect on what’s important to you.  Not only does the class include all materials, you will have the opportunity to have your photo taken, edited fully with portrait professional software and emailed to your home address for you to keep.

$40


Dinner 7pm   $20




Bookings Required






Crop Session A:



Crop and Create until
12 midnight. 




Sunday 16th October

Class

Class



9.30am - 4pm

Crop Session B:
9.30am till 4pm



Session: 1
10am -12




Christmas Cards.
Create a co-ordinated set of 16 Christmas cards using a instruction template, Martha Punches, ribbons, embellishments and more.
This class will get your Christmas cards started in a big way and the bonus is you get to keep the template so you can make more cards.
Materials provided will be presented in a paper storage folder for you to keep.
You will need to bring a ruler with 'inch' measurements for this class plus basic tool kit and adhesives.


$35



 “Flower Fantasy” Shadowbox Frame.
This class is all about techniques, layers and creating a stunning framed layout to showcase your favourite photo.  Use dies, embossing, alcohol inks, acetate, heat tools and more as you create this flower and butterfly themed masterpiece.
Class kit includes Doodlebug 8 x 8 shadowbox frame, Prima papers, Prima flowers and use of all dies, folders and inks required to complete.




$50




Lunch 12-1pm $15


Bookings Required


Bookings Required



Session 2:
1 - 4pm

 Cuttlebug Class.
Make 6 Shabby Chic Vintage Scrapbooking layouts using a set of 6 Cuttlebug embossing folders (that you get to keep), Martha punches, sticker sheet, embellishments, ribbons and trims.
You will learn how to emboss and sand core’dinations card stock to create that vintage look which co-ordinates beautifully with the  Bo Bunny Et Cetera  paper range.
All this in your very own
12 x 12 paper storage satchel.

$70



It’s Beginning to Look a lot like Christmas’ rustic Christmas collection.
You will create-
5 small recycled, 5 medium and 5 large raffia handled gift bags, a Kaisercraft wooden tree adorned with paper rosettes, Prima flowers and Melissa Frances hanging gemstones plus a Christmas bunting in co-ordinating papers and accessories to finish off your rustic Christmas collection.






$70


Tea/coffee and water will be made available throughout the weekend.
..................


SNEAK PEEKS OF CLASSES



Travel Journal- Using Kaisercraft Bonjour collection/ Saturday 9.30am
Sample of this class can also be viewed in store.






'Always Remember'  Quilted Tiled Canvas/ Saturday 9.30am
Sample of this class can also be viewed in store.
 
 


'Calendar Creations' - Choose from Graphic 45 Steam Punk Debutante or Bo Bunny's Forever Fall / Saturday 1pm
Sample of this class can also be viewed in store.

 

'Pretty Card Set" - using Martha Stewart punches / Saturday 4.30pm



Make a set of 16 Christmas Cards/ Sunday 10am




 Cuttlebug Class-  
Make 6 Shabby Chic Vintage Scrapbooking layouts / Sunday 1pm


'Its Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas' Rustic Christmas Collection / Sunday 1pm.
Sample of this class can also be viewed in store.





'Flower Fantasy Shadowbox Frame' Sunday 10am

(More sneak peeks of classes will be available soon)