Monday, April 26, 2010

Add ImageHello Everyone

What A month this is shaping up to be... Firstly we would like to wish all the Mum’s a Very Happy Mother’s Day. Whether you’re a mum or not we hope your celebrations are just wonderful and you celebrate with your mum or family on the 9th of May.

We are off to the retreat this month so Fancy That will be closed from Midday on the 14th of May ( Friday) and reopening on Monday 17th of May as usual. We are so excited to be going for our Second retreat and we have a jam packed weekend arranged for all the ladies attending. Can’t wait!!!

We are off to SIA (Scrapbooking Industry Australia) in the first week of May. We are so excited to be learning from the masters of the industry and looking forward to bringing back new products and exciting new techniques to teach you. During this week ( May 3rd, 4th & 5th) we will unable to have any classes. The card making classes on Tuesday will go ahead as usual but the Tuesday night class is cancelled, but will resume on Tuesday 11th of May as usual. Free Scrap Day on Wednesday will still be on.

Holidays & Closed Days

The following days the shop will be shut
· MONDAY 3rd of May – Labor Day
· THURSDAY 6th of May – Ipswich Show day
· FRIDAY 14th of May – shutting at Midday for Retreat
· SATURDAY 15TH of May – Retreat

Layouts and Inspiration

Our Layouts this month are focused on Stitching. Most of our layouts this month you will be able to learn how to incorporate stitching for another effect on your layouts. Also this month we have a Kaiser Wood Workshop. In this workshop you choose your project and we will help you bring it to life.

Challenge Pack
Each Month there is two different challenge packs on offer. These are fun to do. All products are included in pack and then you bring it into store when you have completed the challenge to go into the draw to win either a $10 or $20 store voucher. Come on Take the challenge!!

Blog Sketch
At least once a month there will be a sketch posted on our blog
All you have to do is create your own interpretation on the sketch, forward a photo of your layout to . Your layout will be judged and a winner will be picked by the staff at Fancy That and will be announced on our blog. A prize will be awarded to the winner. So jump on board and have some fun.

New Stock
In store we have the new ranges from Making Memories – Pitter Patter . These are just stunning and they make the most amazing baby layouts or cards. Fancy Pants – About a girl range. This range is vibrant , bold and sassy. We have new products from a New Company – Kutalicious.
Kutalicious is a local company owned by Cherree and Densie. These ladies have been so busy creating stunning die cuts made from mirror , acrylic in clear, black & white that will certainly make any layout pop! There is a range of cute words for the card makers as well. You can use them on their own or ink them up especially with alcohol inks... Just stunning!!
Unfortunately Our new stock from Prima has been delayed indefinitely.

Retreat News

Your final payment for the retreat will must be paid before Monday 31st of April. A Requirement sheet is available now to get organised for the retreat. Pick up your copy now.

Beginners Classes

We have been inundated with requests for beginner’s classes for cards and scrapbooking. We are listening and we have incorporated them into our calendar.
v Card Makers
Be inspired to create your very own hand made & personal cards. We offer new techniques for beginners. Every Monday morning you will make and take 2 cards home. The cost of this class is $12.00 ( unless it is a specialty card) this will include all materials for the class. Bring your own tools and adhesives to use. Tea and coffee will be provided.
v Scrapbookers
Stuck for ideas? Don’t know where to start? Or just need to refresh!! Come in and do a beginners class or how we like to put it “ Inspirational class”! The cost of this class is $10 + Products. You will learn new techniques each month so you can create different ways if capturing your memories forever! Let us show you where to start and inspire you!!!!

Mum’s & Bub’s Day

Stuck at home with your baby? Love to scrap but need inspiration and an adult conversation with likeminded mummies? We have the solution sorted... Only if your baby is not mobile, and is in a pram (for safety reasons).
We have six places available one Friday per month in the morning from 9.30am-12.30pm.
This is a free scrap morning; you will need to bring your own projects to work on, being mindful of space restrictions with prams and gear. Please check calendar for dates.

Happy Scrapping
Tracey, Cathy & Cressey

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Sketch Challenge Winner

The Beginning of Last Month we put a Sketch Challenge up for a little bit of fun... well we have a winner... This was the sketch we used! And the winner is ...... Nerrida W .... Congratulations you have won a prize. You can pick it up from the shop or email us your details and it will be forwarded to you ASAP!! Congratulations again and thanks for being a part of the fun!!

This was another entry by Debbie H... It was also a very good take on the sketch thanks Debbie for entering!

One more sketch layout that deserves a mention is from Kathy S.... Well done to all that entered..

Hope you can join in on the fun as a new Sketch Challenge will be posted shortly ... Remember its a bit of fun.. and you get to use what you have at home... Thanks to all the other entries and We look forward to seeing what else you come up with next time... Good Luck!

Saturday, April 3, 2010

We have got some Winners...

I hope everyone is enjoying their Easter Break so far.

We have got some winners in our monthly challenge...

Congratulations to Helena A. with her wonderful layout in our delux challenge.

And the Winenr of our Other Challenge Pack is...

Yvonne S. love how you have used the ribbon from the challenge.

April's challenge packs are ready and available in store NOW! They are both packed full of goodies, so get those creative caps on and have a go.

The winner of our Blog challenge will be announced very soon!!!

Have a safe and Happy Easter everyone!