Friday, September 24, 2010

NEW SOFTWARE FOR YOUR SILHOUETTE - for both MAC & PC

Hi Everyone,
Silhouette America has just released new software for their machine that supports both Mac & PC.
The new software is recommended for all users. Please read on to find out how to download the free software for your Silhouette Machine.

Silhouette Studio® Version 1.0.0  

Compatible with Windows XP/Vista/7, Mac® OS X 10.5.8 and higher

This software is recommended for all users.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

Announcing Silhouette Studio®

We've got completely new software for your Silhouette. It's called Silhouette Studio® and it's available as a FREE download on silhouetteamerica.com. It's compatible with Mac® and PCs and is generally pretty awesome. We've made some major improvements to the speed and usability so it's easier than ever to use your Silhouette. Go on and download it today. This free download is a preliminary version of the software that will be upgraded periodically throughout the rest of the year. The software will let you know when updates are available as we add new features. By the end of the year Silhouette Studio® will include all the same features as ROBO Master plus some very cool new ones, and it will continue to be free for all Silhouette users.

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Thanks for stopping by, happy crafting,


Evelyn

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

MAX & WHISKERS CARD By Joy Taylor

Hi Everyone,
Our designer Joy has made a cute, quick & easy card to share with you today.

















Products Used:
Cardstock/Papers - Earth, Powder, Eggshell
Stamps - Hero Arts - Friend Definition, Graph Background and All Occasion Messages
Inks - Hero Arts - Hero Hues - Latte and Soft Pool
        Memento Tuxedo Black
Spellbinders - Nestabilities Large Circles Dies
Basic Grey Woollies - Max & Whiskers
We R Memory Keepers Corner Chomper
Foam dimensionals
 

















Tutorial:
Cut & Fold Earth cardstock and stamp the Hero Arts, Graph Background stamped inked with Hero Arts, Latte ink over the front of the card and set aside.  Next, cut a circle using a Spellbinders Circle die from Powder paper and stamp circle using Hero Arts, Friend Definition Stamp inked with Hero Arts, Soft Pool ink, adhere the dog, from the Basic Grey, Woollies, Max & Whiskers and set aside.  Cut a tag using Eggshell paper and adhere the circle and the sentiment to the front of the card using foam dimensionals.  Lastly, round the corners using the corner chomper.

Challenge Reminder
Don't forget we have a new colour challenge running..........make sure you don't miss out ......you could win a $25 Gift Voucher. You can find out about the challenge HERE

Sharing Ideas.......
Setting Flocking - a "How to" Tip on the video below
(the video is only viewable from our blog or You Tube.)


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Thanks for stopping by, happy crafting,


Evelyn

Monday, September 20, 2010

A NEW CHALLENGE HAS STARTED

Hi Everyone,
Welcome to our next Scrapbook Boutique challenge. Thank you so much to everyone who entered our last challenge.

We thought this time it might be fun to have another colour challenge.
(Please note: This challenge is only open to Australian residents with an Australian delivery address - sorry we do not ship Internationally.)















The Challenge :  Colours 
Create a project using the colours pink, lilac, white & green ( can you believe these pretty flowers are actually cupcakes!)
The project can be a card, a scrapbook layout or off the page project......it's totally up to you!

The Prize :
One randomly chosen winner will win a $25 Scrapbook Boutique Gift Voucher.

Challenge Rules:
Your entry MUST

*be newly created following the current challenge guidelines
*link back to Scrapbook Boutique Blog
*not cross-promote any other events or other businesses unrelated to us
*not be entered in to more than three challenge sites
*you must be an Australian resident with an Australian delivery address (sorry)

You may enter as many times as you like. But, in the interest of fairness, we will remove any entries that do not follow our simple guidelines and/or those entries shall not be eligible for prizes.
Thanks for understanding and playing along!

We look forward to seeing your creations.


Challenge Closes : Midnight Thursday 30th September 2010.


How to Enter :
  • Upload your card to your blog, click on your Blog's title, copy the URL, and add it to by clicking on the InLinkz button below
  • OR
  • If you don't have a blog you can still enter our challenge & play along by uploading your entry photo to a photo hosting site like Flickr or Photobucket & linking the URL of that hosted photo into InLinkz below.
  • Tell your readers that you've created your project for the Scrapbook Boutique September Colour Challenge and link it back to this post to encourage your readers to play along as well.
  • Leave us a comment
  • Feel free to grab our challenge badge for your blog.
IMPORTANT : Please be sure to link your entry correctly, by clicking on the URL of your challenge entry post (not your actual blog ) & paste the link into InLinkz. 
Please leave a comment after linking.

Good Luck!

** UPDATE **

Sorry, we are having issues with uploading entries to the Linking program, please email me your image & I will upload it manually for you.
Please
email your image to : sales@scrapbookboutique.com.au


#14 Kylie

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Ladybug Card By Sue Koehler

Hi Everyone,
Our Guest Designer, Sue Kohler has used another cute CC Designs Stamp " Ladybug Nora" to create a sweet card to share with you today. I hope you enjoy it.




















Products Used :
Stamp: CC designs, Ladybug Nora
Cardstock: Red, Black, Xpress it Blending Cardstock (for Copics)
Copics: R24, R27 (Also airbrushed on background)  , R29, E50, E51, E25, E27, E29,BG0000, BG10, 100,  Blender pen (bodice on the dress)
Dimensional Magic (on the black dots on the dress)
Silver Rhinestone (coloured with 100 Black Copic marker)
Silver wire (coloured with 100 black Copic marker)
Spellbinders Large Circle Nestabilities Dies and Large Scallop Circle Nestabilities
Buttons
Gingham ribbon
Petaloo Colour me Crazy Paper Flowers (air brushed with the R24 Copic marker)

Sharing Ideas...












Fabric Flower Tutorial
Kirsten from green… it’s the new blue shows how to create unique fabric flowers out of fused fabric.  The eclectic feel means you can bust out your scrap bin for this project.  Get the how-to here.



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Thanks for stopping by, happy crafting,


Evelyn



Thursday, September 16, 2010

MAGNOLIA CHALLENGE WINNER!












Thank you to everyone who entered our last challenge.
The winner is #9 Trexxie
Please email us at the email address below, to claim your $25 Gift Voucher.


We love to receive your feedback, so why not leave us a comment.
If you have any questions please email us at:
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Thanks for stopping by, happy crafting,


Evelyn



Tuesday, September 14, 2010

LE ROMANTIQUE CARD By Mariana Brulja

Hi Everyone,
Our designer Mariana has made a lovely card to share with you today. We hope you enjoy it.
She has used Graphic 45 Le Romantique papers. Her card style is a Z Fold card.
Z Fold Card:
Base card is 8 1/2" x 5 1/2"
Score length ways at 2" & 4" fold along score lines in a mountain valley  fold.
Front Panel 5" x3"
Score at 4 1/4" fold score line and tape to back of first panel
































Products Used:

Sharing Ideas.....
Make a cute gift bag using a simple envelope!
Courtesy of Hero Arts.
(If you receive this post in your emails the video is only viewable from our Blog or You Tube)





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Thanks for stopping by, happy crafting,


Evelyn

Sunday, September 12, 2010

INDIE GIRL Layout #2 By Mariana Brulja & Magnolia Challenge Reminder

Hi Everyone,
Our designer Mariana has made another pretty layout to share with you today. We hope you enjoy it.
She has again used the papers from the Sassafrass Lass Indie Girl Collection Kit.



 















Products used:
Sassafrass Lass Indie Girl Collection Kit, Tim Holtz Adage Tickets, Flourish with a Bling - Jasmine Gold, Glimmer Mist, Sizzix Alterations Die - Tattered Florals
Buttons. Embroidery thread, Denim pocket & scraps for denim flowers.

Magnolia Challenge Reminder ....Don't forget you still have time to enter.....Our Magnolia Challenge closes at Midnight on Tuesday14/9/10.
Click HERE for all the details.

Sharing ideas.....
Video Tutorial
Spiral Paper Roses........Enjoy the video
(video is only viewable from the Blog or You Tube)

 




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Thanks for stopping by, happy crafting,


Evelyn

Thursday, September 9, 2010

COMBINE COMPUTING & SCRAPBOOKING - 2 VIDEOS

Hi Everyone,

I came across these two interesting videos from Creating Keepsakes, that show you how to combine using your computer with your scrapbooking & thought this might be helpful especially for beginners when designing layouts. Enjoy!









You can watch the videos below  (Videos are only viewable from our Blog or You Tube)
VIDEO #1



VIDEO #2



Sharing ideas.....
Video Tutorial
Box Top Flower........Enjoy the video
(video is only viewable from the Blog or You Tube)






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Thanks for stopping by, happy crafting,


Evelyn

Monday, September 6, 2010

INDIE GIRL Layout #1 By Mariana Brulja

Hi Everyone,
Our designer Mariana has made a very pretty layout to share with you today. We hope you enjoy it.
She has used the papers from the Indie Girl Collection Kit.






















Products used:

Sassafrass Lass Indie Girl Collection KitPrima Flowers, Prima Fower Centres, Prima Say it in Crystals Flower centres, Glimmer Mist, Tim Holtz Adage Tickets, Rhinestones.

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Thanks for stopping by, happy crafting,


Evelyn

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