Monday, March 10, 2014
Wow!! we had a wonderful time yesterday at the tray workshop!
We used a solo tray from 7gypsy, patterned paper pack was Authentique Classique Elegant.
We added some Tim Holtz metal, Bazzill cardstock “ Sea Water” and “Blackbird”. We made handmade roses, did lots of distressing, embossing, added bling, hat pins and tulle.
And to carry this beautiful tray home we made a bag using the Silhouette Cameo, Bazzill cardstock as well as the Sizzix Top Note die. To complete the look we made a paper rosette and added some twine, a pearl and a stamped sentiment.
Layout starring Winnie was such fun!!! We used the sewing machine as well as a bit of hand sewing for that vintage feel.
We cut the scroll border on the Silhouette, gathered some beautiful sheer ribbon, added some hat pins and hand made roses. I think the pointed paper ribbon added that “fun” element, celebrating how beautiful and how much fun Winnie was having in the leaf pile.
Thanks for stopping by……..
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Well I don't know how you all feel but I am sick of winter!! it has been a long, white, windy, snowy winter.
As I am planning the Garden Party Crop in May, I thought today would be a great day to get out of the winter blah’s and create something that was bright, fresh and spring like. Plus it made me smile when it was done! lol
For this beauty, I used the Silhouette Cameo, this image is by Snapdragon Snippets and the paper is My Mind’s Eye Miss Caroline and Bazzill cardstock in peach glow and patina.
The roses were cut using the Big Shot and the retired rose die, and my handy little quilling tool for the beautiful shape. Adding a little piece of sheer white ribbon made it a little more soft and romantic.
I’m going to use this at the crop where you will put your ticket stub in for the door prize! I can’t wait to make more spring crafts!! Mother Nature you need a holiday to somewhere far far away!
Thanks for stopping by….. Lee-Anne
Monday, February 17, 2014
Paper Lane Studio is hosting a Garden Party Crop on May 10th at the Avening Hall in Avening Ontario.
We are so excited to be hosting a 2nd crop, this crop’s theme is Garden Party. Big floppy hats, sandals and flip flops and pinkie rings!!!
The cost is $40, this includes a brunch and home made supper! There will be a door prize, contests, make’n takes and much more. Please RSVP by email, join the event on Paper Lane Studio’s event’s link on Facebook, or drop in at 39 Maple Ave Glencairn.
The crop will be from 9am until 9pm, there will be a shuttle back to the shop mid day.
Come join us!!
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
I am so excited to announce our first crop!!
The theme for the crop is “Love Struck” just in time for Valentine’s Day and the upcoming wedding season. The crop is being held at the Avening Community Hall in Avening Ontario, approx. 6km from the shop!
Please come and join us on Feb 1st 2014, it’s going to be a great day, filled with laughs, good food, and good company! The fun starts at 12 noon until 9pm, the cost is $25 for the day. This price includes all beverages, snacks and your supper. As well we will have a shuttle back to the shop mid-day, that way if you need more goodies you can pick them up. The shop will also be open for regular business thru the day.
There will be a door prize, as well as contests for best dressed, and a few other surprise challenges!
It’s an exciting time for us as we are planning 3 more crops through out the year as well as a possible week-end retreat!
Hope to see you there, please RSVP before Jan 29th to ensure your spot.
Sunday, December 29, 2013
Wow this has been a Christmas to remember! and now we are quickly approaching 2014. I can remember back in the day, our public school teacher asking what age we would be in the year 2000, and thinking that that was so far in the future it boggled our minds. Well here we are on the eve of 2014 and wow has the world changed since back then.
And for me the scrapbooking world has also change immensely, with all of our electronic personal cutters, digital scrapbooking and the wide variety of companies, papers, embellishments, stamps and so on…..
I have been scrapbooking since 2006 and I can not remember there being so much to choose from, the companies have really stepped it up and almost made scrapbooking an art form.
As most of you know, I am a huge Silhouette Cameo lover, and every year at Christmas I try to do some fun things for the supper table as well as personal gifts. Last year I made this adorable little piece of pie for everyone, it was on their plate with a Lindor chocolate in it and their name tag.
This year I made everyone a little chocolate goody bag, filled with yummy chocolates to eat before the New Year when everyone attempts to lose weight, it never happens! lol
And for my sister I made her an over sized card from Silhouette, using the Cameo. It is a horse carousel and I added a couple of pictures of her and her horse. What a great gift, not only a card but a keepsake as well.
I hope that everyone had a wonderful, safe, and happy holiday. Here’s to 2014 and all the joy and happiness that it brings, from us at Paper Lane Studio to you x0x
Saturday, December 7, 2013
Oh my goodness where do I start??? This new line from Graphic 45 is simply stunning!!The colors are so vibrant and the detail is amazing, we also have in house the Sweet Sentiments line.
|Graphic 45 Couture|
Have you ever seen anything so beautiful?? every sheet of paper is stunning, I’m not sure if we should scrap with it or just frame it and call it art!
I made a paper box, a Silhouette Cameo image, and used the Couture line. I added some bling, a fabric floral, some tulle and stick pins just to give it that nostalgic feel. Didn’t every hat back in that era have tulle? pins? possibly feathers….. hmmmmm just gave myself another idea!!!
and then inside is sectioned into 4 little spaces, great for a gift, some earrings….. the possibilities are endless.
I know this line will sell fast, don’t miss out on it! you will regret it, trust me lol
how heavenly is this line? perfect for a babies album, cards, maybe a baby shower or birthday party. Wowza it is so pretty!
Thursday, November 28, 2013
I just wanted to share with everyone that Paper Lane Studio is now advertising in the awesome magazine Canadian Scrapbooker!!! you can find our information in both the directory and the marketplace.
I have had nothing but positive feedback from CS and I’ve even been honoured to be published a few times. I love this magazine; please if you haven’t picked up a copy yet, run and yes I mean run out on Dec 1st and get the latest issue. You will not regret this, and yes you can blame me for becoming a CS addict lol.
We will also be advertising in Scrapbook & Cards magazine, with the latest issue out on Dec 6th. I will have copies in the shop, it’s a free magazine with a minimum purchase.
|Winter issue 2013|
Monday, November 25, 2013
All I can say is wow!! Bo Bunny’s Woodland Winter is stunning! the colours, the graphics, the double sided paper! wow!!
If you haven’t seen this paper line, you are in for a real treat! it really is exceptional. As I have said in past post, the major scrapbooking companies have really out done themselves this year!!
There are layered chipboard embellishments, stickers, buttons, the list goes on. But what I am most impressed with is the paper, we have 12 different papers in house, all double sided and thick.
We also have Authentique’s “ Smitten”, I’m in pink heaven with this line. It’s visually stunning, and as we have become accustomed to, Authentique’s paper quality is exceptional with this line.
Don’t miss out on these great lines, just in time for Christmas gift giving!! who wouldn’t love to see these wrapped up under the Christmas tree??
We have a wish list available, all you need to do is come in pick it up, fill it out and have your special Santa come in and pick it up and I will wrap everything so all it needs is to be put under the tree waiting for you to open it! Simple eh?
We have a shipment coming this week, more goodies just in time for the holidays, also look for the newest Graphic 45 lines coming soon.
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Have you seen the new line from Carta Bella? it’s called Well Played, it is a game theme paper line! The feel of the paper is amazing! the quality of the graphics is great, you really must check it out!
I have the whole line in house, and I am going to feature it this month as the festive season is upon us. Who doesn’t have guests coming in for the holidays? and we all have a “game night” at one point, either to pass time or to keep the kids busy.
I made a card for my nephews birthday using this line, it’s masculine but not childish. Great for the those layouts of card events such as a Saturday Euchre game at the local Legion or club house. Such fun to make your own coasters for the game table! how about bottle labels? the ideas are endless!!
It covers many different played games such as chess, dominoes, cards, puzzles and even shuffleboard! such a cool line, I really can’t say enough about it. It’s bright, fun and very well played!
You don’t want to miss out on this one!!
We also have some kit’s from Carta Bella, Rough and Tumble
Such a cute line for that little guy in your life, it would work very well for a baby boy card, or a themed boy baby shower. So cute and very well priced!!
Come in and check it out!
Thursday, November 7, 2013
We at Paper Lane Studio are so pleased to announce another card workshop!
It will be on November 17th from 1-4 pm, we are featuring My Mind’s Eye, Bo Bunny and Basic Grey! yes, we are going to use a variety of lines! As I have stated before the Christmas lines this year are so beautiful we wanted to spotlight as many as we can!
Our guest designer Suzanne from http://creatingsuzanne.com, has so graciously agreed to teach this workshop. Suzanne has designed some fabulous cards to keep us in the Christmas spirit and to help kick start your Christmas cards, it's that time and why not start them early so as Christmas nears you can relax knowing that you have already finished your cards for the year? and who knows, you may be so inspired that you create enough for next years list! lol
|Elegant 3/4 fold|
|Pop Up Card with Glitter|
|Lower Barn door card|
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Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Wow!!! what an awesome day we had at Paper Lane Studio on Sunday Nov 3rd!! My first class! yay! I am so excited to say that it was a success, a big shout out and thanks to all my wonderful ladies who came. Thank you for making me feel at ease, for the laughs and giggles.
Thank you so much Shawn Quenneville, for making us our treats!! they were absolutely to die for!! and to my hubby for making a Tim Horton’s run to provide us with all the coffee we could drink.
As the class ended , I surprised everyone with a little something extra to make and bring home. A wobbly Christmas tree, cut on the Silhouette Cameo! it was a fun little project, they also received a gift bag to hold all their projects to take home.
Thank you everyone for the awesome support!! Next class will be November 17th, details to follow!!
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Wow, what a chilly start to the week! the frost was so thick and pretty this morning, I actually thought it was snow! yikes
So this week we have ghosts and goblins, the end of October 2013, and the beginning of November 2013. What a busy week!! In house we are really getting into the Christmas spirit, lots of pretty papers and embellishments to play with.With an order coming in today, and our upcoming class it should be a crazy week!
My mother in law is also arriving on Sunday the 3rd, and I am so grateful for the visit. We are good friends and get along wonderfully, she has only seen pictures of the shop, so I cant wait for her to actually be inside and looking around. Maybe even make a few things before she leaves. My husband is thrilled to spend some time with her and will be taking her to the Royal Winter Fair in Toronto to watch the horses do their thing.
Our anniversary is also coming up on the 10th of Nov, I made my husband his card already! lol wonder where he will buy his? lol
Enjoy your week everyone
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
We have another shipment arriving this week!! It’s been so busy here in the shop, between customers and trying to get ready for the Christmas Craft Sale at CFB Borden on the 30th of November, it’s been a little hectic! and I’m loving it!
Arriving this week is Bo Bunny, Graphic 45, Kaisercraft, Prima…… everything from bling, stamps, adhesives, cardstock!
Also, the shop is all ready set up for you to pop in and work on a project, card….. all you have to do is bring your stuff, and of course if you need anything else we have it here for purchase. I would love to sit and craft alongside of you and bounce ideas. such fun.
Don’t hesitate to call me if there is something that you are looking for, if I can get it I will.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
We will be featuring Carta Bella "so this is Christmas". There will be 4 cards to make, each with a different style and using embossing powder and the Silhouette Cameo.
Space is limited, so please sign up quickly as spots will go fast. The price is $25, beverages and treats will be provided.
Please bring your own adhesives, scissors, paper cutter, and any other tools that you feel comfortable using. Everything else will be provided in your package.
Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm.
Saturday, October 12, 2013
This is also the day that I am offering 25% off your entire purchase! as a "thank you" to everyone for making my shop a success! I am so thankful for so many reasons, having a great response to the shop makes it even sweeter!
Thursday, October 3, 2013
I can’t believe it’s October already! Where did the summer go? Fall is my favourite time, the leaves are changing, the nights are cooler ( great for sleeping) and we all start to cook our “winter suppers”. Nothing better than coming into the house when the ovens been on and it smells divine! Yummy!
I know a lot of people don't like the winter, I’m a winter baby so it’s only natural for me lol brings out the Ho!Ho! in me. I love all the festive decor and family gatherings.
It’s also time to start getting your Christmas lists started! In house we have new stock from Carta Bella that is just beautiful! truly, just the texture alone is awesome! it’s double sided and has beautiful embellishments to add to your page or card.
Here are a few cards that I have made using Carta Bella’s “so this is Christmas”
Come out for a visit and look around, the trees are changing and the colours are beautiful! well worth the drive…………