JUN+JUL '17 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.

June and July 2017 weekend Open Days are: 24th June {SAT} | 9th July {SUN} | 23rd July {SUN}

Enjoy 50% off selected items from Scrap-n-Crop.com 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, July 31, 2015

SnC ANNOUNCEMENT: Brand #245 in Scrap-n-Crop.com - Elle's Studio


We're excited to reintroduce Elle's Studio in Scrap-n-Crop.com.
For those that have been our supporters for more than 8 years, this brand will not be new to you and was a hit with our traditional scrapbookers.

With planners being the current in thing with all scrapbook manufacturers, Scrap-n-Crop.com is thrilled to announce that we have brought in loads of stickers, bits and pieces (diecuts and tags), clear stamps, wood veneers and patterned papers from Elle's Studio that will go so well with your choice planner... and of course project life/ pocket scrapbooking, cards and traditional layouts / mini albums.


Check out Elle's Studio DT - Kay Rogers and Jennifer Chaplin planner pages below that utilises the Cienna Collection.

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Thursday, July 30, 2015

15th August 2015 CROP.ARTY with Namizam Muda: Zamdori - Make Your Own Midori with Miezcraft

Originally from Japan, the Traveller's Notebook is the perfect size to carry your notebooks around for journaling and planning wherever you are! 

 Join Miezcraft (Namizam Muda) this 15th August 2015 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon to make your very own Midori from Scrap-n-Crop.com's recently arrived Kraft-tex, a rubbery, leathery kraft paper and the insides will be customized with scrapbooking papers as well as some printed papers. 

During the session, Zam will show you what the traveler notebook is capable of and how you can customise the contents to your liking! 

Simply come and have some fun even if you don't think you are into Midoris....but I bet you just might change your mind when you take a look at how flexible its uses can be!!!
 


For RM120, the class fees includes all materials needed to assemble a Zam-dori including extras to bring home and make your own little Zam-dori!!!

Click HERE to register 
Note: limited seats left as this Zamdori - Make Your Own Midori with Miezcraft class is also SOLD as a package  with the Brush X Watercolor Lettering Workshop with Jill of Inks & Letters.

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 RM50 off the total class fees; i.e. pay RM350 instead of RM400
PLUS a planner embellishment kit worth RM60!
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Click HERE for the Celebrity Package Deal - Zamdori with Miezcraft & Brush Watercolor Lettering with Inks & Letters
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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

NEW ARRIVALS!!! Sakura of America Gelly Rolls Pen - Classic, Moonlight, Metallic, Silver Shadow and Gold Shadow in Scrap-n-Crop.com


Love the Sakura's Soufflé® and Glaze 3D opaque ink pens? 

Well, try adding some sparkle, shimmer, shine or just the plain ol' coloured pens to your creations today as  Scrap-n-Crop.com has the entire range of Sakura of America Gelly Rolls HERE.



If you're wondering what we're on about or need to watch the various Gelly Rolls in action, watch this video below with Joanne Fink explaining the various Gelly Rolls  (Classic, Moonlight, Metallic, Silver Shadow and Gold Shadow) for sale in Scrap-n-Crop.com :



They make fantastic companions to any artist, craft hobbyist, paper art or simply writing on your journal or daily ... it cost just as much as your regular pens available in stationery stores.


Tuesday, July 28, 2015

SnC ANNOUNCEMENT: You can make you Bando Pre-Orders now at Scrap-n-Crop.com

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OH-EM-GEE! the NEW 2015-2016 ban.do agendas are here and everyone is totally OBSESSED like...it's no joke! there are three super pretty classic covers to choose from and a NEW larger spiral-bound size in our favorite floral! what's not to love? FYI, these are gonna sell out faster than a one direction concert so you better get yours NOW before they're ALL GONE!!

 

Will all the buzz on Bando happening on Scrap-n-Crop.com's Instagram, the good news is:
you can pre-order your Bando planners now!!!

Simply go to our Bando pre-order link HERE and select the planner of your choice.


why pre-order my Bando planner?
 well, firstly it ensures that you will NOT be disappointed if they sell off
and secondly, you'd be the first to get them when they arrive (estimated to be on the first week of August 2015)
 
 what is available for pre-orders? 
Scrap-n-Crop.com is bringing in 4 planner designs;
Classic Agenda - FloraBunda 2015 (5.5" x 8.5")
Classic Agenda - I Am Very Busy 2015 (5.5" x 8.5")
Classic Agenda - Ring Leader 2015 (gold foil) (5.5" x 8.5")
Large Agenda - FloraBunda 2015 (8" x 10")
 
  
what is in the planners? 


  • 17-MONTH AGENDA (AUG 2015 - DEC 2016)
  • GLOSSY PAPER-WRAPPED HARD COVER
  • CASE-BOUND, LAY FLAT DESIGN
  • DOUBLE-SIDED SATIN RIBBON PLACEHOLDER
  • ELASTIC BAND CLOSURE
  • POCKET ON INSIDE BACK COVER
  • THE CUTEST STICKER PAGE OF ALL TIME
  • COLOR-CODED MONTH TABS
  • CHEERFUL ILLUSTRATIONS THROUGHOUT
  • FUN TO-DO'S FOR EACH WEEKEND
  • A BUNCH OF SPECIAL HOLIDAYS

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SnC ANNOUNCEMENT: Submit Your Artwork for the Strathmore 2016 Product Catalog Cover!

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ARTWORK THEME: Make something _____________. 
You fill in the blank. We love to celebrate artists who use real materials and real paper to make artwork. We want you to make your artwork based on the theme of making something, and then fill in the blank to title it to describe your artwork. Examples could be "make something serene", "make something colorful", "make something yellow", "make something intricate", etc.

  • The artist whose artwork is chosen for the 2016 Product Catalog Cover will be awarded $300.00
  • Four runner-ups will be awarded with $100.00 retail value of Strathmore Product
Artists selected will be credited by name wherever artwork is featured. Anyone is welcome and encouraged to submit artwork. Style, subject and mediums used are up to the artist, but it must be created on Strathmore paper. There is no fee to participate. Art will be selected based on aesthetic qualities, technical skill, and relation to outlined theme.

Deadline for Entry: Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

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Monday, July 27, 2015

SnC ANNOUNCEMENT: Brand #244 in Scrap-n-Crop.com - Kaweco

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Introducing Kaweco Calligraphy Sets 


To ensure artistic, creative writing pleasure, Kaweco offers the calligraphy set which includes:
a Kaweco Sport fountain pen with a 1.1 mm calligraphy nib

3 exchangeable inserts with a stroke width of 1.5, 1.9 and 2.3 mm

3 protective caps for the exchangeable inserts

2 boxes of original Kaweco ink cartridges

Available in black and white the Kaweco calligraphy set is beautifully presented in a gift box. 


As a starter set into creative writing Kaweco offers the small CALLIGRAPHY Set “S”. 

It has two nib sizes included - the 1.5 mm nib and the 2.3 mm nib
1 protective cap for the second nib 

1 pack of original Kaweco ink cartridges

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Heidelberger Federhalterfabrik (dip pen factory) was launched in 1883 by the gentlemen Luce and EnBlen to produce wooden fid pens. Businessmen Heinrich Koch and Rudolph Weber took over the Heidelberg dip pen factory and set up a new production in Handschuhsheim - outside Heidelberg. Products produced were marked with brand names such as Perkeo, Omega and Kaweco with initials HF which stood for Heidelberger Federhalterfabrik (Heidelberg dip pen factory).

In 1903, the pens were supplemented with KO-MIO filling pencils (twist pencils) and in 1908, the first safety fountain pen was patented by KAWECO D.R.G.M. 224101 and intensively advertised. By 1912, the Kaweco catalogue makes mentions of subsidiaries in Berlin, Paris, Zurich and Vienna as well as agencies in many countries all over the world.

1912 also marked the first mention of the pocket fountain pens for ladies, officers and sportmes - the birth of Kaweco Sport.

Morton pen nibs which were originally imported from New York since the inception of Heidelberger Federhalterfabrik (Heidelberg dip pen factory) supports Kaweco by setting up a nib factory in Germany in 1913 and sending their engineers and machines to Germany. 

Despite the World War I outbreak, Kaweco was allowed to keep producing due to the product's importance and receives the Goldenen Preis (golden prize) at the International Show in Leipzig, Germany in 1914.

By 1921, Kaweco transforms to a public limited company with 600 employees and an annual production of 130,000 fountain pens. Despite producing lever fountain pens and the push-button filling system by 1927, Kaweco faces fierce competition after the WWI with record of loses in 1928. By May 24th, 1929, Kaweco filed for bankruptcy and was purchased by the considerably smaller Baden fountain pen factory - Woringen and Grube (with the brand name Aurumia) from Wiesloch.

A year later, the brands and models of both Kaweco and Aurumia were fused; "KA WE CO" in the three-part circle emerges as the logo and is still used today on nearly all pens.

The pens were supplemented by Kaweco Twist Pencils in silver in 1932, the Kaweco Dia and Kaweco Colleg fountain oen with piston filling system available several sizes and styling in 1934, and Kaweco Sports in 1935 as a piston fountain pen with matching twist pencil whose shape and design were models for the new Kaweco Sports models introduced in 1994 onwards.

The 1930s also witnessed ongoing novelty letters with solid publicity, sent to all dealers, which revived the Kaweco name and brought it back to the top of the market.

WWII however made production difficult with missing raw materials resulting in pens that are partially produced without metal parts. Rings and clips were omitted.

By 1949, Kaweco appointed sales representatives in Italy and Ireland, and resumed with heavy advertising including the refurbishment of Kaweco Sports that commemorated the winning of 1. FCK (German football team) at the German Championship in 1953 to the 1971  license of the XX Olympic Games that resulted in the launch of the Kaweco Sport Set with a special jeweler pendant.

Kaweco continues expanding its range and marks 150 years of craftmanship history with sales in close to 40 countries today.



Friday, July 24, 2015

NEW ARRIVALS!!! Strathmore Artist Papers Print Making Paper

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Artwork by Julie Niskanen Skolozynski
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Printmaking is a growing artform that is attracting a wide variety of artists ... yet there is no complete line of printmaking papers to meet the range of needs from beginners to professional ... until now - with Strathmore!

The best news is we now have the Strathmore 300 Series Lightweight, 400 Series Lightweight and 500 Series Riverpoint Cotton range available for sale HERE at Scrap-n-Crop.com for a wide variety of printmaking techniques including relief, lithography, intaglio, screen print and more.

what makes Strathmore printmaking paper the one? 
Natural white papers that are strong and durable, yet soft enough to absorb many layers of ink
Convenient sizes and formats, including pads and large sheets
Pads feature easy-to-use flip-over covers that allow sheets to tear out cleanly
Full size sheets are ideal for larger finished prints and proofing
Acid free
Made in the U.S.A

Strathmore 300 Series Lightweight
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Weight: 120 g/m2
Surface:
 Medium-texture, soft
Media Applications:
 Printmaking

This natural white printmaking paper is ideally suited for relief printing, such as block or linocut, practicing and proofing. Medium-textured surface is soft, durable and can absorb large amounts of ink. Contains high alpha cellulose wood fiber. Acid free.


Strathmore 400 Series Heavyweight
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Weight: 280 g/m2
Surface:
 Medium-texture, soft
Media Applications:
 Printmaking

This natural white printmaking paper is ideally suited for printmaking processes that require a heavier paper such as lithography, intaglio and screen print. Also suitable for relief printing. Medium-textured surface is soft, durable and can absorb large amounts of ink. Paper contains high alpha cellulose wood fiber. Acid free.


Strathmore 500 Series Riverpoint Cotton
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Weight: 280 g/m2
Surface: Medium-texture, soft
Media Applications:
 Printmaking

This 100% cotton, archival paper is ideal for a broad array of printmaking applications. Natural white paper is soft, durable and can withstand being soaked prior to printing. It is ideal for all printmaking techniques including relief, lithography, intaglio and screen print. Medium-textured surface features two deckled edges and is acid free.


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Check out Traci Bautista's video preview of her Bold, Expressive and Unconventional Printmaking Strathmore 2015 Online Workshop for some ideas and inspiration


Thursday, July 23, 2015

NEW ARRIVALS!!! mt Summer 2015 Collection - mt x artist available in Scrap-n-Crop.com



I couldn't keep my excitement in check when I first saw 
mt 2015 Summer's mt x artist series 
featuring Miroslav Sasek and Alain Gree ... 

And with that we decided to carry mt washi tapes in Scrap-n-Crop.com

The decision was easy, but the wait for their release and arrivals were just killing! 



The good news is... the mt x artist series are now listed and available online in Scrap-n-Crop.com!

how does the  mt x artist series look like?
{i mean seriously, what's all the rave about?}

Alain Gree
Born 21 July 1936 in Eaubonne, France, Alain Gree is a French illustrator and author. He studied in Paris at the "Ecole des Arts Appliques". As an author and illustrator of children's books, he published over 300 works for several editors.

His books were translated around the world into 20 different languages. In that same period, Alain also invented illustrated artwork for 12 educational board games for children. 

His lovely, beautiful and colourful illustrations have been influencing your illustrators and artists over the world.

Alain Gree Alan gray masking tape [1] Alan gray person (20mm) [2] Alan gray animal (20mm) [3] Alan gray plant (20mm) [4] Alan gray vehicle (20mm)

Miroslav Sasek 
(Nov 16, 1916, Prague - May 1980, Wettingen, Switzerland)
Sasek was a Czech emigre author and illustrator, best known for a series of book for children titled "This Is ...", which he signed M.Sasek.

Originally trained as an architect, he had just begun a career in children's literature. "This is Paris" appeared in 1959, starting what ultimately grew into a series of eighteen books.

Sasek's "This Is London" received the New York Times Choice of Best Illustrated Children's Book of the Year in 1959, as did "This Is New York" in 1960. "This Is New York" also received the Boy's Club of America Junior Books Award in 1961.

Miroslav Sasek Miroslav Sasekku masking tape [1] Miroslav Sasekku This is London (23mm) [2] Miroslav Sasekku This is Paris (23mm) [3] Miroslav Sasekku This is New York (23mm)

Other than the mt x artist series by Alain Gree and M.Sasek, check out artist collaboration tapes by Mina Perhonen, and the Northern European Series designed by Olle Eksell, Almedalhs, Bengt and Lotta, and Lisa Larson HERE in Scrap-n-Crop.com!
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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

HOT PRODUCT RESTOCKED!!! MAMBI Happy Planner and Create 365 Collection in Scrap-n-Crop.com

Regardless of your preference and style, Me and My BIG Ideas (MAMBI) Happy Planner Collection will have something that catches your fancy.


Click HERE to grab this absolutely HOT PRODUCT from Scrap-n-Crop.com now and click on the videos below to have an inside peek of each of the Me and My BIG Ideas (MAMBI) Happy Planner  available for sale.


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For inspiration, check out the photos below by DTs of MAMBI:







Besides the MAMBI Happy Planner... check out The Happy Planner Collection's Create 365 accessories, stickers, cards and papers too.




Click HERE to check out The Happy Planner Collection accessories, stickers, cards and papers available in Scrap-n-Crop.com
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Tuesday, July 21, 2015

2015 SNC CELEB ART RETREAT - Brush and Watercolour Lettering Workshop with @inksandletters and@inezcalligraphy


have you been wanting to try something new?
Come join our new #KLigraphy course offering BRUSH LETTERING!

This 15th August 2015 join @inksandletters and@inezcalligraphy for 3.5 hours at Scrap-n-Crop.com's Scrap.Abode (warehouse) and explore the wonderful world of modern brush calligraphy by doing drills, learning letterforms and have tons of fun incorporating watercolor in out lettering.

This 3.5 hours class will help you be comfortable using brush pens and waterbrush pens for calligraphy works. It will teach you how to have control of the brushes in order to create nice thin strokes as well as the beautiful swells. 

In addition, you will learn how to use watercolor to add nice splashes of colors in your lettering pieces.

Needless to say, it will be a very colorful and enjoyable afternoon.

For RM280, the workshop will cover the following:
3.5 hours of instruction and hands-on calligraphy activities with @inkandletters and @inezcalligraphy

a carefully curated workshop kit that includes:
1 Brush Pen
2 Waterbrush Pens
1 Watercolor Set
Watercolor Paper
Worksheets with Drills, Letterforms and Alphabet Guides
Practice Sheets

... and of course yummy food and snacks!

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Class sizes are deliberately kept small (maximum 20 participants) to allow hands-on instructions.

Make sure you register NOW to avoid disappointment!

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