Monday, June 30, 2014

Newsletter and ready for Senz

Hi to everyone,
Welcome to all our new subscribers, there are a few of you, and I am really happy to have you join us here at Imagine If.    
I hope winter is all treating you well, not as cold as I would like personally, am I the only one who likes cold wet days?
I love the cold....that's right I said it, I really like the cold weather!  I don't like no power on cold wet days though, that is just taking it to far, and I have had a couple of those, but I did get to play the whole day, and I found a whole new love for super glue.  I have however just heard that unpacking and set up day is going to be in the rain in Auckland for Senz, that sounds like a whole lot of fun, that might be taking it to far.

So Senz is this week, starts on Friday, and we are all go, packed and ready.  It's all New Zealand made, so excited.  

We have 200 chipboard designs, including titles and words. 

5 Chipboard overlay designs (love these)

25 stencils, I listened to what was needed, and I am very excited with what I have designed, including a racing track and tyre treads one, little owls,  3 faces (sold a couple of these to my helpers this week the moment they saw them)
and some scenes.  Made from great stencil film imported from the USA and it is not thin and cheap and easily torn.  The prices are amazing.

We have Canvas, felt, burlap, and calico cutouts, lots more to come in the future.

MDF products, wait till you see the wine and glass holder kit, houses, church, art box, memory box, teapot and lots more.

Quote sheets, I think we have about 20 now, with three still waiting to be printed, so hope to have those there as well.

All New Zealand made, and of course there is New Zealand products in the mix.

So that is what we have been working on, not to mention organising all of my classes for Senz, which have sold so well, I am very grateful for the people having faith in me and booking in to my classes, they are going to be busy busy busy.  I am looking forward to getting back into the classroom after a 6 week break while i got ready for the show.

If you haven't decided to  go to Senz yet and you are in Auckland, Hamilton or even further afield, please try and make the trip.   I have seen a lot of information about what is going to be there and I really believe this is going to be amazing.

I know that there are other new Zealand products there, and that is just fantastic, Tanya Leigh designs has her own range, as well as PaperArts has their range of papers, on the Paperzone stand, which i have been using and is so amazing, the colours, the mixes.  I am using on my make n takes as well.  

If you haven't heard Paperzone in Hamilton may be closing, they are trying to sell but if it is not sold by the end of the month when their lease is up they will close. So if you have always wanted to own a craft shop there is a great opportunity there.

have you joined us on facebook? prizes to be won, lots of information, and new products will be listed on there as well.

I hope you have seen all the blog hops we have been doing, really really impressed with the designers work.
  Lilian - merry-go-round
    Tash merry-go-round

      Jo MDF Castle

  Ngaere mini
   Marilyn mini
                                                                                houses card.

    Beth 3d mini house and Church

   Carols church

Brenda by the sea villiage mini houses, mini church.

Katrina outhouse and barn using mini houses.

To see more pictures check out the blog and all the links.

The winners for the month were
Debbie Groot, Tricia Collins, and Debbie Wyatt.
All you have to do is comment to be in to win.  Congratulations everyone.  Your prize packs are on the way, if you haven't already got them.
That's it from me, class lists will be out in about a week or so for August.

So email me or phone me on 07 8873901 if you have any questions, leave me a message on the phone if I am out and about or working in the studio with a very loud machine.

all the best Jo

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