Thursday, February 10, 2011

Newsletter 10/2/11

Hello Fellow Flaunters,

It really has been a week here! On Sunday Shaya was evacuated from the shop and Maggie was evacuated from her home! It is one thing to watch all of Mother Natures moods on TV, but to have it happen so close, its frightening. Our thoughts are with everyone who has been affected by the fires and know that you can pop in and have a cuppa and a chat. Oh by the way they let Maggie return to her house on Tuesday, which was a good thing cause her clothes were beginning to stink!!!

Next weekend (19th February) is our Extreme weekend and 3rd birthday ! We will be doing some fundraising over that weekend to help with the bushfires appeal, so please keep an eye on your emails for more information next week.

On a personal not I (Maureen) would like to thank everyone who has sent the condolences and positive energy to myself and my family following the passing of my brother in law. It has been a difficult few weeks, but now the healing begins.

New in Store
Imaginisce - Animal Crackers - perfect for the clown in your family or a circus visit
I-distress tool - a cordless distressing and engraving tool
I-bond - a cordless hot glue gun

We have joined with "Your Creative Journey" to bring
Ngaire Bartlam and Jilly Geraghty-Groves to Perth.
Monday 29th August 2011
11am - 2pm
6pm to 9pm

They will be teaching a joint class that incorporates brilliant techniques, mixed mediums and unique experiences (just ask Maggie and Jodie!). This is a class where you will have fun and get a "little" messy. You will start to think in new ways to add individuality to your pages. On the day there will be specials, discounts and giveaways for everyone. Please note that the Flaunters Card "free class" reward cannot be redeemed for this event. Bookings can be made over the telephone with a credit card. Call us on 93901002 to reserve your spot, a $50 deposit at time of booking will be required to secure your place.

Jill Geraghty-Groves is a self taught mixed media artist and photographer based in Brisbane, Australia. Her love of art commenced when she started scrapbooking in late 2005 which developed into her passion for mixed media and photographer. Jill's ability to see what others do not and eye for detail makes her mixed media work unique. Jill has an uncanny ability to read people thus her customised works never fail to surprise. She adds the most minute details to bring a piece to life. Jill is an experienced teacher, teaching to both small intimate classes and large conventions both in Australia and New Zealand. Her approach is personal and relaxed and she adores giving people the courage to create what they never thought possible. Jill does not shy away from the dramatic and has been known to create amazing conversation pieces incorporating all manner of vintage and found objects. Jill offers an eclectic collection of mixed media works which are sure to delight the most discerning critic.
Ngaire Bartlam is a veteran Australian mixed media artist and lapsed scrapbooker of over 11 years experience, who has authored two books: "Lumpy Bumpy" and “Its all about YOU”. She is a freelance artist and instructor., specializing in the larger classes of conventions and the intimate classes of local stores. Her style is eclectic and breaks the rules, using lots of vintage finds and fabrics, texture and embellishment. Ngaire likes to have fun with creating, and as such, her classes are all about enjoying the process as well as loving the end result. Her passion is to encourage all class members to open themselves to the creative process.. . and to please themselves first and foremost when making art.

You can check out samples of their work at their blogs
Ngaire - and Jilly -

Keep checking our blog at www.scrapitflauntit.blogspot.

2011 Scrap N Yaps
Saturday 5pm to 11pm
March 5 & 19
April 2, 16 & 30

Don't forget to register for our Extreme Weekend,
to celebrate our 3rd Birthday.
Only 5 Spots Left

What is an "Extreme Weekend"? you ask... It is a cross between an extreme crop and a camp. That is 42 hours of cropping in our spacious workroom, and the shop will be available to you the whole time and you can come and go as you please. We will supply morning and afternoon tea and supper. You need to supply your meals, (lots of food vendors in the local area), your bedding, (if you plan on sleeping!), your supplies and projects.

Starts Friday 18th February at 7pm
Finishes Sunday 20th February at 2pm

Only 20 spots available, first in, best dressed.
Payment must be made at time of booking, credit card bookings can be taken over the phone

That's all for this week and we hope to see you soon in store.
Maureen, Jodie and the Girls
Scrap It Flaunt It Scrapbooking
2938 Albany Hwy
Kelmscott, WA, 6112
08 9390 1002

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