MAR + APR 2016 Scrap.Abode (warehouse) OPEN DAYs

The Scrap.Abode is only OPEN every Wednesday (10:00am to 2:00pm) and on selected weekends (2:00pm to 5:00pm) every month for walk-ins.

March and April 2016 weekend Open Days are:

5th Mar {SAT} | 19th Mar {SAT} | 16th Apr {SAT} | 23rd Apr {SAT} |

Enjoy 50% off selected items from RED DOT SALE when you visit us on our Open Days | please email us 24 hours prior to the Open Day if you'd like to self collect your online orders at the Scrap.Abode

Friday, April 29, 2016

SnC ANNOUNCEMENT: Tsukineko Price Increase

To all our valued supporters,

Throughout the last 10 years of us running, we have been fortunate and blessed to have so much support from the crafting community in Malaysia. We work hard to keep our prices low so that the mass market can share our love for the craft and today, we thank you for we will not be here if not for you.

However, while we have tried our very best to absorb higher costs of doing business over the past years, due to our dwindling currency (and no recent strengths are not permanent) and with company manufacturing costs going up, Tsukineko has informed us that it is necessary for them to increase their selling price to us. 

As such, the prices of all Tsukineko range of ink pads and products will rise slightly by the end of next week. We believe by Tsukineko increasing retail selling price, they are able to maintain the superior quality that they have always maintained since the start of business. Sometimes, in crafting, when you spend a substantial amount of time crafting, it should only be evident that you use the best quality of crafting products for creating memories are meant to be archived for years to come.

We hope, the price increases do not deter you in continuing your support for the craft or for We look forward to seeing you and we appreciate your business.

Thank you!

Sincerely, Valerie

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Thursday, April 28, 2016

NEW ARRIVALS!!! Tim Holtz® Alcohol Ink Yupo® in

If you recall, we played with Yupo® paper and Golden High Flow with Chris Cozen … and had loads of fun!

My work-in-progress - Golden High Flow on Yupo paper ... I see a gecko!

So, needless to say we were extremely excited to learn that Tim Holtz released the Alcohol Ink Yupo® paper; bringing something that has been in the art world for the longest of time into mainstream art / craft world we are more comfortable in.

And since we had so much fun, naturally we ordered them in.

Check out the CHA 2016 video of Tim Holtz himself demoing Alcohol Inks on Yupo and Glossy Card Stock (as a comparison) by ScrapTimeVideos.

Tim Holtz® Alcohol Ink Yupo® is a versatile surface especially suited for alcohol ink and  mixed media techniques using Tim Holtz® Alcohol Inks, Mixatives, and Blending Solution. 

This smooth, synthetic surface is available in Translucent 104 lb. text weight and White 86 lb. heavyweight that resists buckling and dries quickly. 

Each pack includes 10 - 5” x 7” non-porous and water resistant sheets.

Click HERE if you want to start playing with Tim Holtz® Alcohol Ink Yupo® quickly! Guaranteed to be loads of fun!

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

PRODUCT FEATURE: Printmaking Papers by Strathmore available in

Well, we do. 
We have the complete line of Printmaking papers for recreational, student, and professional artists from Strathmore. 

With the 300 Series Lightweight, 400 Series Heavyweight, and 500 Series RiverPoint® Cotton printmaking papers, we have a full line that will meet the range of needs for beginners, professionals and everything in between.

Printmaking continues to be a growing art form attracting a wide variety of artists. Yet 

 Stratmore noticed there wasn't a complete line of papers to meet the range of needs from student to professional. With that in mind, they collaborated with the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point to create a full line of quality papers for all types of artists. Read more about our collaboration here.

These Printmaking papers by Strathmore are strong and durable yet super soft, allowing them to absorb many layers of ink. They are affordable, made in the USA, and ideal for a wide variety of printmaking techniques including relief, intaglio, lithography, screen print, and many more.

The 300 Series and 400 Series papers are available in a variety of convenient ready-to-frame sizes in glue-bound pads which allows clean and easy removal. The 400 Series is also available in large sheets. The 500 Series RiverPoint® Cotton papers are available in large sheets.

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