Thursday, September 17, 2009

New goodies in store now all 15% off!

New goodies have now been added to the store. Included are papers, collection packs, clear stamps, stickers, ribbons, embellishments and all. The new items can be found in the WHAT'S NEW category, September 3, in the store.

To celebrate their arrival all items in this category, including Tim Holtz new release stamps, will be 15% off until midnight tomorrow night.

Please note we do have limited quantities available and these items will not be restocked once sold out, unless specifically requested as a private order.

VIP customers, please note there is a new VIP item listed in store for you as well.

Have fun!



Friday, August 28, 2009

PRIMA- 10% off

More great Prima goodies now in store.

To celebrate the Prima arrival, there is 10%off for the rest of today only. Take advantage of the discount before midnight and you could get free postage too (for orders over $50)

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Allcraftz Update **NEW**

New items listed this week include Tim Holtz Distress Inks, Cuttlebug new release folders, Making Memories Slice Design Cards, and many more goodies- including some great new items from GREEN TARA. These are also what are chosen to be on special today.

A few items now added to our SPECIALS:

Tim Holtz Alcohol Inks, recommended retail price $7.50 each, our normal price $6.95- special price $6.26 each.

Cuttlebug Folders, recommended retail price $13.95, our normal price $9.50- special price $8.55

MM Slice Design Cards, recommended retail price, $95.00, our normal price $64.50, special price $53.55. The Australian RRP on these has gone up HEAPS on these so now is an excellent time to buy them from Allcraftz if you want to save a fortune!

Specials will remain available until Monday 10pm, August 24th.

Remember, our clearance section has some excellent items, old and new, up to 80% off as well!!!



Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Allcraftz Paper Racks

A reminder to everyone that if you purchase 25 sheets or more of the currently in-stock patterned papers, you will automatically be entered in the draw to win a 12"x12" paper rack. Winners will be announced Thursday morning. Papers are all on special so it is the perfect time to buy them too :)


Thursday, July 9, 2009

Allcraftz Sale

Sorry for taking so long to update the blog everyone.

In store now you will find new goodies from Making Memories, Basic Grey, Tim Holtz and more. Basic Grey sale, 15% off until midnight Friday, also includes all these new additions. Don't miss out... take a look now :)

Thursday, May 28, 2009

It's getting closer!

ANSD ~ Allcraftz National Scrapbook Day~ is almost here and the planning is full steam ahead. We have challenges, games, raffles, deals and so much more! There are also a few wonderful kits going up in store available to buy on the day, which come complete with instructions. Here are a few sneak peeks...

Kits by Hannah- she has completed 2 kits for us, one for the girls and one for the boys. Here is a little peek at the girl layout...



Marcy has put together a fantastic set of 3 ATC's for us for the big day too. So many new techniques to play with!





Marnie is putting together the Basic Gray Circle Of Friends Journal kit for us, for to record all those special moments.



Penny has kindly offered to do a class on the day for us too. This is a class not requiring a kit, and instead uses basic items we are likely to all already have at home. This is her paper technique class sneaky peek...




Ruby also planned to have a class kit available on the day however because of unforseen circumstances Ruby will instead be teaching us at a later date.

More details on the kits and classes for ANSD can be found in the Allcraftz Forum

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Allcraftz Newsletter..... exciting!

Everyone loves freebies!

As most of you know in America they are celebrating National Scrapbooking. We have our own National Scrap event the June long weekend, which is our own way to celebrate Scrapbooking & Cardmaking.

America has begun celebrating now and we have decided to join in a little with them as well. For the next 5 days you will see a few things take place in the Allcraftz Forum, as a warm up to our June event.

1. We will have 3 games scheduled this weekend.
2. Mini Challenges will be announced tonight for those wishing to take part. (To complete by Sunday)
3. We will have 25 random pop/spot prizes given out between 6pm tonight and Sunday evening.
4. We will have a Prima Flower give-away hour.
5. There will be a raffle with some great prizes.
6. Some special deals in the store available for this event only.
7. We are bringing back the Allcraftz Money Back promo (as we had last year)

The money back promo will begin at 6pm tonight and will end midnight Friday night. For each order placed you will receive a voucher to use on your next purchase. For every $25.00 (excluding postage) spent you will receive a $5.00 voucher. For example:

Spend $25.00- receive a $5.00 voucher
Spend $50.00- receive a $10.00 voucher
Spend $75.00- receive a $15.00 voucher
Spend $100.00- receive a $20.00 voucher
etc

Vouchers will be issued after your order has been paid for and finalised (it can not be used towards the purchasing of the initial order) and must be used before May 30th 2009. No other vouchers can be used in conjuction with this as our voucher module only allows one code to be entered at a time.

Winners of the games and challenges will be announced Sunday evening with prizes also listed then.

So head over and join us in the forum this-afternoon and see what lies ahead... and remember our money back promotion will begin at 6pm tonight and applies to all orders placed after that time and before midnight Friday.

Have fun!
~E~
www.allcraftz.com.au SHOP
www.allcraftz.com.au/forum FORUM
www.allcraftz.com.au/gallery GALLERY

Friday, April 24, 2009

A Rainy Day...

Well, I was the town entertainment yesterday. My FIL lost his new magnetic bracelet so my MIL and I went out the front to see if he could have dropped it on the lawn when he was loading up the car in the morning. I had one of those slow-motion feeling moments, where you can feel yourself falling but can do nothing about it. Stupid me fell off the gutter, which is all of about 10cm high, and landed full body on the road.

The worst part... I bounced! Holy moly if that is not a great way to realise you could lose a little weight HAHAHAHAHA.

Today I ache all over. I have bruises and grazes in strange places, and muscles hurt that I didn't even know existed. I was complaining to myself so much about literally having a pain in the butt that I even made a song up to myself- which I sang while packing 44 orders and promptly drove the two other people in the packing room nuts!

It's a cold and rainy day here today and I would love to curl up in my flanny pj's and read a good book. If only I could convince my little girls that they would like to do that too.

ANZAC day is tomorrow and we are off to march again to show our respect. My girls love marching beside their daddy. Maybe one day I will get around to scrapbooking the last 9 years worth of marches where Chloe was with him in each one.

Sunday, April 12, 2009

Allcraftz Easter Egg Hunt


It's Easter and it's time to find those eggs! For those of you who have already received the Allcraftz Newsletter you will know exactly what this is... hidden throughout the Allcraftz store, in amongst the products you will find Easter Eggs, as pictured above. Find an egg, purchase the item the egg is hiding in, and win yourself a $5 voucher. It's that easy. Most of the items cost you less than $5 each so your better off buying them, than not buying them. Purchase 2 egg items and get a $10 voucher, 3 gets you a $15 voucher, purchase all 20 hidden egg items for a $100 voucher, etc.

These items will only show the egg while they remain in stock, so to avoid missing out you best go shopping now :)

Good Luck and happy hunting!

Saturday, April 11, 2009

X-Press It Tape


A new blog prize to give-away...

The prize will be 5 packs of X-Press Double Sided Tape, something we can ALL use!

To win, be the first to reply to this post with the correct answer. The question is:

If you were to view the COMPETITIONS section on the Allcraftz Store website, what 4 competition titles would you find to click on?

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Allcraftz Sketch Challenges

A very dear friend is creating a special place all about sketches soon, so we decided to come up with some ways to be involved in it. Hopefully she will create a sketch challenge for us to use each month from her own special place... cryptic I know, but all will be revealed soon by the lovely lady herself.

In the meantime we have begun with our monthly sketch challenges. Each month we will give one lucky person a $20 store voucher for participating.

I've put the first sketch challenge up now... pics below...

The guidelines are simple. Use the sketch for inspiration and create your own masterpiece. Ensure you take note of the extra guideline each month and the prize could be yours providing you add your piece to the gallery by the 30th of the month.

The special guideline this month is that your creation must be about the FIRST something. (Challenge inspired by Miss Megan during our Allcraftz Birthday last year).

Allcraftz Sketch Challenges

Hannah's Flowers


Congratulations to Hannah who won the Prima flowers a while ago here on the blog. She has used her flowers to create a new Layout for us all to be inspired by using them.

Beautiful work Hannah. You can view more of Hannah's beautiful creations in the Allcraftz Gallery.

Erin is turning 4

Tomorrow my baby girl is turning 4. Goodness the time has just flown by! We had a bit of a drama in planning but all seems ok now... I was going to hire a jumping castle for her. She has never had a proper birthday party before so we decided this one would be BIG for her.

We booked the Jumping Castle and everything was all set- until Monday when they called and said sorry, we can't have it- they double-booked. It was super expensive for a kids party anyway ($330 for 3 hours!) so I was kind of relieved but then stuck for what else to do.

It was almost like someone was watching and smiling down on me... I bought one! It was cheaper than the cost to hire one, and is HUGE. It has a slide and ball pit in it too- actually it is a 10 in one with basketball hoop, dart, toss, bounce, climb, obstacles, slide, crawl pit, ball pool and tunnel.

I can't wait to see her face tomorrow when we put it up. It comes with it's own blower and is inflated in about 3 seconds when you turn it on. She has pre-school tomorrow and will be sharing cake with her little friends there. I'm hoping to have the streamers and balloons done, the jumping castle up and ready, the party food and games all good to go when she walks in the door. It's almost like Christmas HAHAHA... my Miss 9, Chloe is so excited it is ridiculous- and as you can probably see, I am too.

If anyone has any ideas for quick easy party games feel free to let me know. I have pass the parcel, musical chairs, pin-the-tail on the pony (she LOVES My Little Pony) and that was all at the moment. I thought the jumping castle could be the entertainment.

We are having a bbq dinner for the adults and with it being Easter Friday the following day people can kick back and relax. I wont be able to answer any emails tomorrow night everyone hehehe

I'll make sure we get some pics to show you all how it all went too.

Allcraftz National Scrapbooking Day

Shops in the US are getting ready to celebrate National Scrapbook Day and although a few of the Australian shops have some things happening on the same day as the one in the US, at Allcraftz we celebrate our own. On the June long weekend there will be a massive event taking place. There will be classes, kits, challenges, games, prizes, special deals and so much more for the entire weekend- including a section just for our children to participate and have some fun.

We have 3 special guest DT members who will be running some classes for us on the class day. MARNIE is going to show everyone how to put together a Basic Grey mini album, MARCY is going to show us some great techniques using mediums, textures and more on ATC's and RUBY is going to show us some of her amazing skills with Making Memories paints on a Layout. Added to that we have our talented HANNAH who will be preparing some kits and possibly some classes too.

All of the classes will include kits to purchase, and if you can't make it on the actual day you will be given access to all of the instructions, step by step pics, etc so you can do it in your own time if you prefer.

It's all so exciting and I can't wait!

An Allcraftz Update

Sorry for taking so long with the update. After having the shop closed for a bit I get caught up in the whirl wind when we re-open- and I love it!

As you probably know by now, I like having sales and specials on and this week is no different. I selected about 200 items to reduce the price on and put a heap in the "clearance" category. There is so much coming in that is new and exciting so I hope we can move out some of the older stock quickly.

Some of our favourite comps are back, like our Jackpot goody-(speaking of which I need to put up the new clue!) and we have some new exciting things happening. Hannah has taken on the role of setting some challenges for us for our mystery challenge item which is bound to be very interesting to see all of the results.

My mind works constantly thinking of things to do to help our customers get more for their money, and have some interacting fun, so I hope we can entertain and well as provide :)

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Counting...

Well, I have started counting everything finally. I had to have each order placed pulled as much as possible so that sold items, whether paid for or not, were not included in the stock count. Stacks of people included "pre-order" items with "in-stock" items so going through each and every one took a bit of time.

Now that that part is done you should be seeing some things start re-appearing in the shop soon. Fingers crossed it will all be completed by the end of the week and we can have it all listed again and updated correctly for some weekend shopping.

In the meantime, head into the Allcraftz Forum... some spot giveaways are happening randomly and you just might win a goody. Good Luck!

Saturday, March 28, 2009

Flower give-away time again!


It's that time again... some flowers are on offer tonight in the Allcraftz forum. You don't have to do anything except be signed in on the forum at the right time. Tonight we have 10 flower packs to give-away, as well as one extra special treat.

AND just to keep you all guessing... a special bonus will be on offer for FIVE lucky people only! This one involved the shop, so if your thinking of putting in an order it would be a good idea to have your shopping cart full and ready to hit check-out when all is revealed...

Remember too, we have spot prizes randomly given out in the forum. Even if you don't want to play for some flowers, you could still grab yourself a little surprise.

So come play with us in the Allcraftz forum tonight at 8:30pm NSW time.

In the meantime... does anyone want to win themselves a pack of Little Yellow Bicycle fabric date adhesive embellishments. These look fantastic in real life! Simply be the first person to put a comment on this blog post and it will be sent off in the mail for you in our next mail-out :)

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Blog Prize round 2


Who will it be this time? We've been discussing some Prima flowers in the Allcraftz forum, particularly the flowers I should consider ordering in from the latest release lines. We've had a few flower give-aways, so why not have another?

Be the first to answer this question by commenting on this blog post correctly first, and you will win a pack of Prima flowers- as pictured.

Your question is... what are the name of these flowers?
HINT: They are listed in the Allcraftz Shop!

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Keeping you on your toes


Ok... a blog prize ... are you ready?!

Be the first person to answer correctly (answer by putting a comment on this post) and win yourself a 7 Gypsies Express Stamp Set.

The question... in the Allcraftz shop you can find many things from many different companies. Name 3 of the brands stocked that are currently available in the COMING SOON category.

Pre-Order Sale Ends at 8pm tonight!





With so many wonderful goodies coming in, we are rewarding those who purchase early by having the prices even better than we normally do. The pre-order sale ends TONIGHT at 8:00pm. There is plenty to choose from from a variety of brands.

Flower Night Tonight

The Prima flower give-away will be happening TONIGHT. It will start at 8:30pm (NSW time) and will be finished, done and dusted, by 9:30pm. To be in it you just need to be on the forum, signed in at the time.

In the meantime, spot prizes are being given out randomly to those signed in on the forum and posting. To pick the winners I click "view latest posts" at different times, and if your post was the last one them you win. Please make sure your registered in the shop as well so I can get your address to send your prizes straight out to you.

Monday, March 23, 2009

Free Flower Give-Away


Be sure to take a peek in the forum around 8:30pm one night this week for your chance to win some free Prima flowers. To be a winner simply sign in to the forum and join in when you see the flower fun begin.

The night for this is a surprise, so be sure to check back or you just might miss it...

Marvellous Miss Megan!!!

A big thanks to MEGAN for the awsome work she is doing on the supporting Allcraftz websites such as this blog, FaceBook and many more. Megan has some great plans for us all at Allcraftz so keep an eye out for what is to come.

Kaiser Craft Clearance

Check-out in store now to view the super low prices on Kaiser Craft products. All reduced to clear, with up to 80% off.

Sunday, March 22, 2009

Giveaways!

As you all know Allcraftz is famous for it's great prices, friendly service, wonderful design team and giveaways and freebies.

Make sure you drop into our forum often and if you are the last post in the "show latest posts" list, you could win, just by commenting in a thread in our community forum.

While you are visiting, check out our daily challenges, sketches, past cybercrop challenges and more!

Family Play

Check out our new category in the Allcraftz Shoppe - something for all the family.

Add these items to your order and the usual $6.50 postage charge is all you'll pay

Please note that layby is available on these items!

Pre-Orders Now!

We have pre-order status for the following brands:

Daisy Bucket;
Adorn It (Carolee's Creations);
Basic Grey (including gorgeous new bling);
Jenni Bowlin;
Fancy Pants Designs; and
My Mind's Eye.

Come and check all this out in the store now! Get in before you miss out, great prices and products as always from Allcraftz.

Monday, January 12, 2009

The Spreader Of Love Award




WOW. Thanks Sharon & Megan for awarding me this one... The Spreader of Love Award is an award I am happy to received. Thankyou!

The rules: you must post the award on your blog, name the person who awarded you, then pass the award to 6 other bloggers and leave a message on their blog that they've received the award.

I don't spend much time looking at blogs and things, but I made sure I put some time in on my choices for this one. Some obvious choices for me for those who know me, but hopefully some not so obvious too.

There is one person who deserves this award but doesn't have a blog yet...

Avie ~ I am going to see if we can convince her to get one just so she can receive this award properly. A more kind person I have yet to meet.

Now for 6 with blogs.... Here are my nominees:- I have no idea how to put actual links in my blog, sorry...

Robyn ~ Mrs D~ http://myinspirationaljourney.blogspot.com/
Robyn creates STUNNING items and definitely deserves this award after her Christmas Masterpieces I received.

Megan ~ http://www.triberingers.blogspot.com/
Someone worthy of this award time and time again. She makes me laugh, smile, and feel much better every time. A true and valued friend.

Hannah ~ http://bubblefrog1.blogspot.com/
Definitely a candidate for the spreader of love. This lovely lady is seriously talented as a cardmaker & scrapbooker and is also extremely kind, patient, understanding and all the rest!

Marnie ~ http://marniesalterego.blogspot.com/
You can ALWAYS count on Marnie to give you a giggle and make you feel good. She spreads the love in the most awsome fashion!

Marcy ~ http://passion84paperart.blogspot.com/
A kind and generous lady with a super big heart. Her 1am funny's used to be the highlight of my night!!

Now this last one is HARD... it's a toss up for me between Liz (redcrystal) and Ness (vjbradford). Both are excellent motivators who easily inspire.

Liz is fantastic for me when I fall off my weight loss wagon, she inspires me to get right back on and is definitely a lady in my "I have to meet" list...Maybe one day we will :) http://redcrystalstar.blogspot.com/

For Ness she inspired me to start scrapping about myself. She completed a layout for a CC sample for Allcraftz a while ago and it was 100% brilliant. With her permission I scraplifted the design and scrapped about jmyself. She reminded me to think of my little girls- what if something happened to me? Wouldn't I want to leave them some memories? She deserves the spreader of love award simply because she has helped ensure my girls remember my love after I am gone. http://vjbradford-nesssblog.blogspot.com/

2009 here we come

Well, hasn't the time gone by in a hurry! Amazing that it's 2009 already AND a new CHA event is about to happen in the US. This of course means HEAPS of fantastic new release goodies coming our way- and the need to clear all of the older stuff in store.

Keep an eye on the forum, and make sure you read the newsletters, I'm hoping to have plenty of wonderful things happening to keep you all interested and having fun.

To kick it off, we have 75 Prima Crop Kits to give away. These will all be completed and available within the next few days. We are going to make them a CHALLENGE style kit for everyone, more details to come. I've listed some info on the kit, and a video demo in the forum so it might be worthwhile taking a look.

http://www.allcraftz.com.au/forum/index.php?topic=2720.0

A forum prize night is also planned for one night this week. To ensure you don't miss out I suggest you check the forum often... the prizes include a huge variety of goodies. Hopefully for the next few weeks we can have a prize night once per week. All you have to do is turn up when it's on and participate- it doesn't cost you anything to join and you could win plenty of goodies for yourself.

 

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