Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Sizzix embossing folders

Yesterday it was high excitement at An Siopa Bui - the long awaited Sizzix embossing folders (Like the cuttlebug) but I think more exciting - arrived.
I should have the pics by this afternoon and will upload them onto the website - although I must warn everyone that almost half the stock has gone and that is just from the quick email last night, plus a few texts I sent and people coming into the shop!

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

A Day with Hana

Last Saturday (24th January) there was a Day with Hana in the Shop. I missed the previous day last year so was very happy to have made it along. Great relaxing fun. We decorated two items a picture frame and a desk tidy. We used some wonderful napkins, acrylic paint and crackle.
Have a look for yourself at some of the wonderful creations. A fun day had by all.
Hana is a talented and lovely teacher - I will definitely be back for more!

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New Goodies!!!

Unpacking, unpacking and more unpacking. Just in new today are the Distress stickles - all our favourite Tim Holtz colours in the best glitter glue. Also lots of goodies for our storage promotion.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Something different - Parchment Cards

Hi there,

Around the time of the last Extravaganza (November), some parchment craft items came into the shop. I took a look and said too difficult and time consuming - not for me.
While at the shop the other day the very talented Cathy G, brought along some of her finished cards. (I got one from her at Christmas - I was blown away).
She only started this technique last November, I watched her in action at our craft club last Thursday - she makes it all look so simple. So here are just a few of her cards - they are fab. Will load up some more in a few days.

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Monday, January 19, 2009

Some from Kerry.

Before we arrived, Kerry had these samples made from the new goodies.

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Something to get the creative juices flowing!!

There was a play 'evening' last week. There was a delivery of the new Hero Arts 2009 rubber stamps. So we came up with some new cards using the new Hero Arts goodies, K & Co papers, Forever Friends papers, Stamping Bella stamps and some giggly imagination.

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Two samples direct from Hero Arts!

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Prices are dropping!!!

We have just finished unpacking our first shipment from the UK this year and the prices are falling. Even considering our higher Vat there are some great Price drops. Already out of the box are Brilliance Dew Drops, lots of colours (my favourite inkpad of all), Versamark, and Parchment tools.

Our very own Blog

How Exciting is this, our very own Blog. Can't wait for the first photos to go up! I know it is going to inspire lots of Creativity. Let me get on with chasing prizes for our challenges and competititions.

Sunday, January 11, 2009

A new crafty place to visit.


Welcome to the new blog for An Siopa Bui.
A place for you to show us your masterpieces, a place to show the fun we have at classes, coffee mornings and other get togethers.
So please stop by, we would love to hear from you.