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Published on January 30, 2015, by in News.

New Stock In Now

Massive restock as well as new product arrivals
See here for more

New in store technique class. Email or call if you are interested.
dianne@artofcraft.co.nz

 

New season product is slowly filtering through from CHA. Your welcome to visit us if you are in the area.
4 Aranui Drive Papamoa, Tauranga
07 5720595

Cheers Jason and Dianne

 
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Published on January 16, 2015, by in News.

We are starting the new year off with a bang and getting back into our crafting goodies.

On Sale

Paper Artsy

Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous Stamps

Tim Holtz and Sizzix Embossing Folders

Tattered Angels

Washi Tapes

Check out our Clearance Category which has some fabulous bargains as well.

 

 

Here are some of the new exciting product that we have purchased and are being shown at the Craft and Hobby Association show. (CHA) These will be releasing over the next 3 months as they become available in the USA.









Although we don’t do preorders please contact us if there is something you specifically want so we can put it on hold for you. This includes things that we do not usually stock.

Cheers

Dianne and Jason

 
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Published on December 21, 2014, by in News.

Merry Christmas everyone.

Check out our Last Blast Tim Holtz and Sizzix Sale

 

Restock and New Stock In

Viva Decor Rusty Paper Mediums
Graphic 45 Time To Flourish
Dina Wakely Scribbly Birds Stamps back in stock
And More…..See here

 

Look what you can make with Vintaj.

See our selection here
Not only is it great for jewelry but also for all your Mixed Media embellishments. Dianne has a video coming out soon showing butterflies charms and boxes with Vintaj.

We have a new section going live soon where you can purchase made pieces by our new designer Mamie Li. She will also be holding some classes in the new year along with Dianne. Showing how to create pieces and Vintaj metal embossing and colouring.

Contact us if you are interested 07 572 0595

Gift Vouchers

Be sure to get your gift vouchers ordered in time for Christmas. Sometimes choice is the best present you can give.

Cheers
Jason and Dianne

 
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Published on December 20, 2014, by in News.

These are 4 videos showing products & techniques using Tim Holtz layered Butterfly Die. The videos have been made for the Techniques Craft Club at www.artofcraft.co.nz and would not normally be public. With all of our talented subscribers around the world we thought we would share this one.

Each Video uses different Products. This is a tutorial so the processes are shown step by step and the videos are long.

We hope you enjoy them. Cheers Dianne




 
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Published on December 10, 2014, by in News.

Technique Class Club

Fun Fun Fun
Learn new and old techniques to enhance your creative play. This would make a great Christmas gift for your crafting friends.
By experiencing these Technique Classes you get to try before you buy as most products are provided. Allowing you to make educated buying decisions in the future that suit you best.
Learn to use and adapt products you may have already purchased. We can show you how to create with them in new and exciting ways.
Whether you are into Cardmaking, Scrapbooking, Art Journaling, Altered Art, Home Decor or just playing these classes will get your creative juices flowing smiley
Classes can be enjoyed whether you are experienced or a learner.
The Club has several Components.

  • A kit that you get with product to use and to alter, we will also at times add items like pre done die cut or embossed materials so you don’t need to buy the dies or more expensive machines to take part.
  • A video that you can go back and view anytime, even after membership expires
  • A store discount of 10% that comes in the form of  a gift voucher rebate on any orders you make within the time of membership. The amount rebated applies only to products that have not been previously discounted. Your Voucher can then be used to purchase anything in store including sale items or more online classes.

Membership is for 30 days after the date of purchase of a class. Membership stacks if buying multiple classes. If you buy 2 classes you get 60 days or add the 30 days to your remaining balance if bought at separate times.

Most videos will be exclusive, some will be available to the general public.
Conditions of the club may be changed but you will be informed before purchase.

 

“It’s Not About The Butterfly”

Available Here

Our first online class with kit is releasing and will be on using various mediums and techniques with the Tim Holtz Layered Butterfly and Layered Dragonfly Dies

Its not about the butterfly or dragonfly. These classes focus on teaching you techniques which you can later use in scrapbooking , cardmaking, home decor and in your artwork. Whether or not you are into Butterflies come and join us.

This is the perfect chance to see the results of these fabulous products and dies while learning new techniques. By Pre cutting and embossing the die cuts you get the opportunity to try without having to purchase the die. It also means everyone is working on the same medium so the paint/ink mediums will react the same as ours

A video will be linked to you so you can follow along at your own pace when you want. The first video will be public and available to everyone so you can get a taste of what to expect.

We will be showing you many different techniques using mediums and tools you may or may not have in your home supplies. As so many techniques will be covered in the video not all mediums/tools will be supplied with the kit. Extra techniques shown include using Viva Decor Inka Gold, Ranger Vintaj Patinas, Tim Holtz Alcohol Inks. The alcohol inks are available as an extra kit here

The video will be available for reference so you can view it anytime as your own collection of mediums grows.

Kit Component Includes

  • Lots of Pre cut and embossed Butterflies and Dragonflies in acetate, card, metal, denim. (Enough to complete 8)
  • Tattered Angels Glimmer Glam, Glimmer Glaze and Chalkboard Spray
  • Ranger Perfect Pearls Spray and Mica Powder
  • Bling Embellishment (These will vary)

Colours will vary from Kit to Kit and can not be changed.

Price is $65 plus postage
(purchase of the kit does not count towards our stores normal shipping discounts.)

You will need to have in your supplies a black permanent ink pad.eg Archival Jet Black, Memento Tuxedo Black, Jet Black Stazon.
Coloured ink pads. Our Favourites are Tim Holtz Distress Inks or Adirondack dye ink pads.

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Published on November 23, 2014, by in News.

Kathleen  and Jenny fly in twice a year for lessons. We had a ball creating these wonderful pieces. We had lots of creative play. These are the results using lots of techniques.

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Published on November 19, 2014, by in News.

New Shipment In

New Stock being listed as we speak. Available within the next few days and a huge top up of old favourites.

 

25% Off Graphic 45 Christmas Paper Collections

You can find them here.