Tuesday, 26 March 2013

Easter Holiday Activities...Plus New Stock Arrivals

The Easter long weekend is this weekend and we have a few activities which are great for keeping the kids occupied while on a either a road trip or if you have decided to stay home!
Wooden Craft Puzzle
Wooden Craft Puzzles are available in a number of designs including The Eiffel Tower (As pictured Below), Air Transport (6 designs available) and Insects (6 designs available). Great for kids 5 years and Up.
DIY Felt & Foam Kits.
Create a Butterfly, Monkey, Necklace, Frog and Bug with these cool felt & foam kits. Kits come with foam or felt pieces, eyes, antlers, beads etc. But you can add glitter glue to sparkle them up.
Pony Bead Kits.
150g Packs of Pony beads contains anywhere from 40 beads to over 500 beads. Just purchase a roll of Stretchy elastic to create necklaces, bracelets, anklets + more. Range includes Jumbo beads, Neon Beads, Glow in the dark beads and Mixed beads.
New Arrivals
We received a shipment of goodies yesterday which I thought I would share with you. New arrivals this week are more Tim Holtz Dies and Embossing folders.
We finally received new dies from Elizabeth Craft Designs available at the moment is Happy Birthday, Congratulations, Best Wishes, Thank you & Thinking of You

We've just put in a new range of papers from Echo Park Co called Dots and Stripes- Neapolitan Collection, Jewel Collection and Homefront Collection.
Coming Soon
Arriving shortly new collections from Echo Park, Maya Road Bakers Twine, American Crafts 12x12 Neon Glitter Paper and much more.
Until next time happy crafting from the girls @ Collins Craft

Tuesday, 19 March 2013

New Product Arrival...

New product arrival....
We have had a few new products arrive to us just recently, so i thought i would let you all know about it.
Tim Holtz released a huge range of products at the CHA 2013 show earlier this year and we have received our first shipment of goodies. Arriving yesterday was his embossing folders which are to die for. Take a look below at the range.

 Adding to his range on our wall we received a couple of alphabet and decorative dies.


 Did you also know you can make stamps with the Tim Holtz Bigz Dies, just by using one of fun foam and a sheet of Plastic for mounting. Great way to have your favourite range of dies with matching stamps.

Spellbinders 3D M-Bossabilities
Sculpted surface for realistic embossing, great from dimensional embossing and dynamic letterpress. Once embossed you can see the beautiful 3D look (you can see the 3 levels of embossing)

Kuretake Punches

A new brand of punches, limited designs available at the moment, range consits of Star, 1" Circle, Leaf, Heart, Asterisk (Flower) & Music Note.

 Australian Cardmaking Stamping & Papercraft Magazine
The new Australian Cardmaking Stamping & Papercraft magazine just arrived in store this morning

 We are also selling off the back issues for $2.00 each, we have a huge range to choose from.

A4 Colour Card Block Card Packs

We received brand new card packs suitable for card making available in assorted colours and in two thicknesses 120gsm (100 pack) and 220gsm (50 pack)

New Competition for April

We are working on a brand new competition for the month of April, so stay tuned for more information and we will reveal prize we will be giving away shortly.

Until next time, happy crafting from the girls @ Collins Craft

Thursday, 14 March 2013

Tim Holtz Products

Have you been into our store lately and checked out our huge range of products from 
Tim Holtz. Our range include Alcohol ink, Distress Inks, Distress Stains, Distress Crackle Paint, Distress Markers, Embossing Folders, Die Cuts and much more.

Tim Holtz Adirondack Alcohol Inks are a permanent, fast drying, transparent, acid free dye ink formulated to create colourful, polished effects on glossy surfaces i.e. glass, dominoes, metal, foil, shrink plastic, acetate, gloss cardstock, tiles and much more. Lighten, blend and remove colours with Alcohol Blending Solution. Intermix with other colours, Metallic Mixatives and Blending Solutions for unlimited effects.
53 Colours available in the range.

Tim Holtz Distress Inks and their refills are acid free, fade resistant, dye inks are great to age photos by using a brayer and rolling onto the photo. To distress paper just crumble the paper, then smooth it out, rub ink onto paper from the pad, spray with water then let it dry.

Tim Holtz Crackle paint is an unique, one step paint that crackles as it dries.
Co-ordinate with the distress inks and embossing powders. Can be used on cardstock, chipboard, paper, paper mache and more.

SIZZIX-Texture Fades Embossing Folders By Tim Holtz Alterations. These folders will add a deep,
bold emboss to cardstock in just seconds!
Folders are compatible with most embossing and die cutting machine
(used with a pair of cutting pads and the machine's platform).  
Packs contains two 5-3/4x4-1/2in folders.

We have a huge range of Tims products in our store, too many to tell you about today so why don't you come into the store and check out the range yourself. I'll leave you today with photo's of our sample boards hanging in the store with ideas using just some of the Tim Holtz products.

Until next time, happy crafting from the girls @ Collins Craft 


Wednesday, 6 March 2013

NEW Liquitex Glossies & New Card Samples

Liquitex Glossies

We have finally received our order of Liquitex Glossies, read below about what this fabulous product does.
Liquitex Glossies are a waterbased acrylic enamel that are formulated for use on slick, non porous materials such as glass, tile, ceramics, stoneware, china, enamelware, primed metal wood and other non oily surfaces. They dry to a high gloss finish and are non toxic.
  • 24 professional colour spectrum.
  • Air-dried colours to a durable, high gloss finish.
  • All colurs are light-fast
  • Suitable for indoor and outdoor applications (When heat set)
  • All Glossies colours are intermixable and can be easily blended to achieve any colour
  • Contains no solvents, just clean up with soap and water. 
Card Samples made using Kasiercraft 75cent Paper Pad
Check out the cards below made by the girls in the shop using the
Kaisercraft 75cent Paper Pad
Just Arrived In Store:
A HUGE Kaisercraft Order: Top up of 12x12 Pattern Paper, 6x6 Paper Pads, Stamps, Albums & More
Green Tara Flowers: New Designs available.
Mini Irons and Mini Sewing Machines
Embossing Folders from Darice and Conture Creations
Arriving Soon:
NEW Tim Holtz Embossing Folders
12x12 American Crafts Neon Glitter Paper
NEW Dies from Elizabeth Craft Designs.
Happy Crafting from the Girls @ Collins Craft.