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Twiddleybitz final day

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Welcome to the final day of our collaboration with the Australian Chipboard company Twiddleybitz. We are celebrating this post with 2 very different themed projects from 2 of our Designers – Karen Shady and Linda Langes.

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First up…Karen has created this beautiful Shadow box of her children, with soft muted colours.

Shadow box ‘My Happiness’ by Karen Shady

Materials used: MHC flowers, Imagine-Blueberry, Sublime-Aqua, Solitude-White, Nikita, Leaves-dark green, Twiddlybits Shadow Box.

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Shadow box ‘Remember this beautiful day’ by Linda Langes

Products used: Winter Song-Snowbird,Poetry – Sage, Imagine – Blueberry, Solitude and Petite
Roses – Lemon, and Twiddleybitz Shadow Box.

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We want to thank the Twiddleybitz company for their support and collaboration with Manor House Creations. We’re hope you enjoyed our week long special feature.

Twiddleybitz’ Nicole & Andrew Skender sum up the collaboration of our two companies, “Working with Manor House on Twiddleybitz  products will compliment your projects immensely. Manor House has a fabulous range of flowers and leaves that work so perfectly with Twiddleybitz.
Two Australian Companies making scrapbooking the most fabulous craft on this earth!”
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You’ll find the Twiddleybitz website here: http://www.twiddleybitz.com.au
 Be sure to check out their design team working with Manor House Creations products for the month of August.

Twiddleybitz day 4

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Today, we’re here again continuing our special feature on the fabulous Australian chipboard company Twiddletbitz. And today’s clever designer is Melinda Thompson and its a very dreamy beachy theme.

Todays featured product:

SHADOW BOX

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Stunning Melinda – who wants to go to the beach now?

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Drop into the Twiddleybitz website: http://www.twiddleybitz.com.au to see all their latest chipboard products.

Twiddleybitz day 3

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This next week or 2 we are featuring the Australian Chipboard Company Twiddleybitz.  Here is another of our talented Design Team girls, Linda Langes, to show you some of the wonderful project ideas using Twiddleybitz products.

 Here’s some interesting facts you might not know about Twiddleybitz:
 • Twiddleybitz are design leaders in Off the Page Projects – Free Standing Birdcage.
Our off the page products are user friendly and easy to assemble…We design unique cuts.
 . Provide free project downloads for everyone to do.
• An interactive site where you can speak to the designers direct.
• Products made and designed in AUSTRALIA
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Printers Tray by Linda Langes.
Products used: Darling, Poetry – mixed, Taneisha, Mittens, Petitie roses – cream.
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You’ll find Twiddleybitz here http://www.twiddleybitz.com.au

It’s a Twiddleybitz Week!

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Welcome to our week with Twiddleybitz

This week we’ve combined the creative talents of our design team with the fabulous products from the Australian Chipboard Company Twiddleybitz.

Twiddleybitz is an Australian owned and operated manufacturer and wholesaler of chipboard and fine crafts products located in Western Australia. http://www.twiddleybitz.com.au

Their moto:  Let Twiddleybitz change the way you scrapbook!

Here’s a little about this great company: “Our Twiddleybitz journey started 3 years ago. From the very beginning Twiddleybitz has earned recognition from being an innovative leader in chipboard craft products to their competitors. What we release is usable and practical in both page layouts and off the page projects.

Twiddleybitz has an entire range of Scrapbooking and off the page products that you can utilize in and out of your Scrapbooking and paper crafts. Twiddleybitz provides a comprehensive range of raw chipboard that Scrapbooking & papercrafters can use colour and textured mediums to create their very own unique embellishments, letters, words and shapes.”

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This is the 3 tiered mini cupcake stand used for this project, available from Twiddleytbitz.

Nerrida says:
I used the cake stand as a basis for a decorative cakes for my eldest daughter new bedroom which is shaping up to be shabby-chic in style. I loved using the table and chairs with the phone because it just reminded me of the age she’s at – a ‘tween’ and it won’t be long before she’ll be spending hours on the phone talking to friends.
TB products used: 3 tired mini cupcake Cake stand MDF020, Steam punk blossom SPK009 (for top), Butterfly multi BUT007, Mini stairs/hall set FUR007, Mini table set FUR008.
Manor House flowers: Silverbells, Jubilee – coronation cream, Idyllic – oatmeal, white & pink, Whimsy – Baby pink.
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 For more information on”Spreading the Twiddley Chippy love around the World,” you’ll find Twiddleybitz here http://www.twiddleybitz.com.au/

Video: Making Floral Vines ***WIN A PRIZE***

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Hi, it’s Jeni here with you today to show you a unique way to add Manor House flowers to your layouts by creating your own beautiful, handcrafted floral vines. You’ll be surprised at how easy they are to make and what a gorgeous embellishment they are for your pages.

Following is a list of the supplies you’ll need.

Supplies:

Manor House Creations flowers and leaves- 3 Whimsy flowers (from the Winter 2012 Collection), 3 large leaves, 2 small leaves.

Other: Florist wire – fine, Florist tape, adhesive.

Tools: Small pliers, wooden stick or tool for shaping wire.

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Here’s the fabulous vine you’ll create.

These lovely Whimsy flowers from the new Winter collection make a stunning vine. You can easily divide them to make smaller flowers and buds.

I’ve used  just three Whimsy flowers, with three large leaves and two small.

Creating a flower bud.

Here I removed the outer layers of the Whimsy flower, using the base layer of petals to create this smaller budding flower.

Products:  Whimsy- cream, leaves large and small.

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Gather your supplies and come and create your own Manor House Creations vine with me.

 

Thanks for visiting and I hope you enjoyed my video.

I’d love to hear how you go with creating your own Manor House Creations floral vine.

Send your layouts to Manor House Creations designteam@manorhousecreations.com . Make sure to add MHC Floral Vine Layout to your title. We’ll feature them here on the Manor House blog.

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You could also be in the running for a Manor House Creations prize.

 WIN A MANOR HOUSE CREATIONS PRIZE PACK!!!

 If you create your own vine using Manor House flowers and add it to your layout. Send it to us designteam@manorhousecreations.com listing the Manor House flowers you used, then you can be in the running for a fabulous prize pack of four (4) Manor House Creations flowers from their new Winter Collection.

Competition closes Friday 17th August, midnight Aus EST.

I hope you’ll join us in the challenge – Jeni.

Live 4 Scrapbooking Grand Opening

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It’s the Grand Opening of Manor House Creations very first Australian agent.

Live 4 Scrapbooking is a new shop that has just opened their doors in Penrith, N.S.W.

Here’s what the manager Gillian has to say, “Our goal is to create a Scrapbooking store like no other in Australia.
We will stock a great number products that are not commonly available around our location.
Great customer service and knowledge of the products we sell.
Also a large range of classes for anyone.”

Just look at the incredible array of Manor House products they have on display.

    You’ll see flowers from every one of the Manor House Creations seasonal releases, including all our latest Australian Winter collections.

This stunning masterpiece created by our talented designer, Nerrida Mitchell, for the recent Brisbane Expo, (where it was a huge hit), has found a home among the Manor House Creations flower stands.

If you’re in the area drop in and see Gill, Inez, Tracey or Jen. You’ll find them at their shop address, Unit 5, 89 Batt St, Penrith NSW.

For up to date info. on classes, you’ll also find them on facebook.

Creative Scrapbooking and Manor House Creations

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It’s Sponsorship time again!

This month we’d like to introduce you to Creative Scrapbooking in Burleigh Heads, on the Gold Coast in Queensland.

Manor House Creations is proud to sponsor our supporters.

If you’re in the area drop in, or visit them on-line. You can buy from their wide selection of Manor House Creations products from their well stocked shelves.

You’ll even see some stunning layouts by Manor House designer Nerrida Mitchell displaying our new Winter lines.

Creative Scrapbooking is at Shop 3, 151 West Burleigh Rd, Burleigh Heads, QLD.

Alternatively they’re on-line at http://creative-scrapbooking.com.au/Store/

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 Thanks to all our stockists who bring Manor House Creations to the public world of scrapping.

Around the World- Norway

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 Scrapbooking is a craft that brings our world just a little closer. It’s wonderful to see Manor House Creations reaching out and finding scrappers around the globe. Today we feature scrapbookers all the way from Norway. The scrappers from the north have such a wonderfully distinctive, arty style.

 The Scandinavian inspirational website  http://andrinemaren.blogspot.com recently featured work from their Design Team using some of our Manor House flowers.

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Silje Holm sent us this lovely layout honouring her father. She says, “On the layout you find pictures of my dad, and the words “Min helt” translates to My hero.” She used Shimmerz paints – Coloringz, to create her background.
 
Visit Silje’s blog to see more of her fabulous creations  http://www.sayasay.blogspot.ca/  

  Layout “Min Helt” (My Hero) by Silje Holm

Products: Sprinkles – lime and blue, Country Lane -Quaint, Party Lights.

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Stine Andresen also a Design Team member at Andrine og Marens Landhandleri blog created this gorgeous selection of layouts with displays of beautiful Manor House flowers.

You can find more of Stine’s work on her blog: mittlillescrappeunivers.blogspot.com

Layout by Stine Andresen

Products: Party Lights, Sprinkles – lime, pink, yellow

Layout by Stine Andresen

Products:  Taneisha, Party Lights, Sprinkles -yellow.

Layout by Stine Andresen

Products: Sprinkles, Party Time, Party Lights, Sugar and Spice.

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Ann-Karin also made this adorable (Having a birthday again) card.

Check out more of her joyous arty creations here http://www.papirhobby.no/ 

Products : Country Lane, Sprinkles.

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Thanks to the artists from Norway for today’s inspirational creations with Manor House flowers.

Cards to Inspire

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It’s a special card feature today for all the card makers looking to incorporate some beautiful Manor House flowers into their work.

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First up is Design Team member, Joanne Bain, who has created this gorgeous card with such a soft textured flow to it. Here she expains the techniques she used. “I am not really one for the really bright in your face colours I prefer a very subtle colour toning.  I used Angel Wings shimmerz to the dress form as I wanted to keep the natural look to the chipboard. I used Shimmeringz Babys Breathe to add a very slight shimmer to the Manor House flowers.”

Card by Joanne Bain

Products: Sugar and Spice – pink and cream

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Design team member, Monika Martinson, presents this beautifully shaped card with just the perfect mix of flowers and embellishments on patterned papers from The Scrap Cake.

 Card by Monika Martinson

Products: Sprinkles – lime and blue, Ballroom -cream. The Scrap Cake pp The Bright Side of Life.

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Jenni Hodge is an Australian scrapbooker and beyond the page artist. This lovely card caught my eye while I was searching the web for fabulous creations featuring Manor House flowers. You’ll find Jenni here. http://jennihodge.blogspot.ca/

Card by Jennifer Hodge

Products: Ballroom- mauve, Taneisha -purple.

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Thanks for visiting us. We hope you’re inspired to go and create some beautiful cards for gift giving, using Manor House flowers.

A video class with Delaina

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Today, we would like to share with you a wonderful step by step video class from DELAINA one of our talented ‘ladies of the house’

Delaina has created this fabulous layout and is going to take you step by step throught how to complete it. PS, grab a coffee sit down and be inspired by her work , you may even want to have a go yourself!

Watch “Manor House Creations” on YouTube here.

Here’s a few closeups of Delaina’s beautiful layout.

Products used: MHC flowers, Whimsy mixed, Sublime, Poetry, Apple blossoms.

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Thank you Delaina for sharing your wonderful layout and video with us.

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