• Sonya Scheetz

Christmas is coming early!

Hello, my little Dragons!

I hope this post finds you all well! I have lots to share with you today and this will be a very long post, so grab a cuppa and kick back for all the new goodies that are coming soon!

I'll start off with the wonderful Cocoa Vanilla Studios. They have announced a Christmas collection this year- their first Christmas collection in 5 years!!! This collection is full of fun and whimsy and all of the things you love about Christmas!  With a pastel take on traditional Christmas colours, it will be perfect for documenting your festive memories! We have our usual line-up of products, as well as a new additions including a set of 3″x4″ Pocket Cards, perfect for documenting your days of December, and a sweet set of gold puffy stars!

I have already pre-ordered this collection and it will be sent out in early November. This is a gorgeous collection so get in quick before I run out of stock. I also have a bit of Daydream, Legendary and Unforgettable left if anyone was still after those collections.


Next up we have the Kaisercraft November release- Flower Shoppe.

Graceful blooms & elegant butterflies, it’s time for an afternoon stroll to Flower Shoppe. Floral arrangements, faintly distressed patterns balanced with blissful sentiments, this collection will delicately & effortlessly inspire your next project.

Available at the beginning of November, pre-order today and secure your set!


From Studio 73 we have 3 amazing new collections! Steampunk Fantasy Collection, Jingle All The Way Collection and Spooky Hollow Mini Collection. Also, Studio 73 is going to be expanding into Clear Stamps, Metal Treasures and Blossoms & Blooms!

If you love all things steampunk then this collection is for you. Steampunk Fantasy is all things steampunk and then some, it features an array of beautiful images and rich colours in true steampunk form.

This collection is available now for purchase- if you are interested, I can order it in for you.

Jingle All The Way is a beautiful neutral coloured Christmas collection featuring gorgeous images for fussy cutting and natural wooden background to allow your layouts of cards to pop. If you love the festive feel this collection is for you.

Available for pre-order for mid-October release!

The Spooky Hollow Mini Collection is all about the fun of Halloween, it features spooky pumpkins and creepy cats all in the Halloween colours of for purple, orange and black.

This mini collection contains 4 pages of 12x12 double-sided paper, 1 page of 12x12 double-sided frames and strips, 1 page of fussy cuts and 1 page of 12x12 single-sided paper.

Mid-October release just in time for Halloween.

As I said earlier, Studio 73 are branching out with their embellishments! The Flowers & Blooms range is exactly that- beautiful flowers. In the coming months, it is hoped that this range will continue to grow and grow. The flowers are all handmade and are made from mulberry paper.

The Metal Treasures range features all embellishments made of Metal. These will be mostly available in gold, silver and bronze. These would be targeted towards mini albums and off the page projects but could be used on any project.

Studio 73 will also be creating their own line of Clear Stamps- more information will be released as they know when production will start. Keep your eyes peeled!


What a range Couture Creations are bringing out with Alcohol Inks!!! We have some new colours arriving in Fluro! All the possibilities!

Click the link above to see Lucy Campeanu use the new colours!

Next, Lucy shows you the gorgeous range of Glitter Accents!

And lastly- Lucy goes over the Metallic Alloy colours.

Couture Creations have also released storage options for the Alcohol Inks! The Alcohol Ink Organiser holds up to 30 bottles and is able to sit on your crafting area for ease of access! The Alcohol Ink Carry Case has a sturdy zip closure and can hold up to 60 bottles of ink! It also has a handy carry handle which makes it easier if you're a travelling crafter!

If you are just starting out- these Alcohol Ink Kits are perfect for you! Each kit contains 4 colours, a bottle of blending solution, spray bottle, heart-shaped applicator as well as 50 replacement felt pads for the applicator!

The Every Day Starter Kit has the colours Ruby, Tangerine, Shamrock and Evening. The Peacock colours are Mulberry, Pewter, Jade and Grape and the Pearl kit has Sepia, Silver, Pearl and Gold. These kits will retail for $55.00 each! Great value for money!

Back at the end of August, Couture Creations announced their 12x12 Leather Bound D Ring Albums in all sorts of colours! These gorgeous albums are very sturdy and come in 17 different colours- perfect for those that wish to keep all their precious memories in a particular colour! Each album is $50.00 and I also have available the 12x12 inserts in different sizes or just plain with or without paper inserts.

Keeping with our Christmas Theme- Couture Creations has also released a huge collection: The Gift Of Giving. This collection has beautiful papers, stamps, dies and hot foil stamps that will certainly keep you going for Christmas!

If you have been following my Facebook page, you would have also seen available this cute little collection: Merry Little Christmas. This kit is perfect for cardmakers or for one or two layouts, even as a gift for your scrappy friends!

Both of these Christmas collections are available for purchase now. If you wish for me to order some stock in, please let me know as I will get it in as soon as possible.


Some exciting news last month- I now have an account to sell Kat Scrappiness products!

Kat Scrappiness is an American family-owned online craft store who have a range of their own dies, stamps, sequins, sprinkles and more! I first come across Kat when I was looking at their range of Slimline Dies.

I was very impressed with their range and quality that I decided to share it with all my customers too! I will order these in if requested as I would rather wait for a big order as these will be coming from America, and please be aware that these dies will cost a fraction more due to price conversion and shipping. For more information, please get in touch.


Phew! Almost done- I have one last thing to share. I have been approached by a company called Crafty Critta who is an Australian storage company!

Their craft storage is centred around the Ikea cubes found in most craft rooms. They have many craft specific options to suit Ink’s, Markers, Card stock, Papers, Foils, Ribbons etc. as well as a range of Foil Art and Toner Foils!

Their products are all designed and manufactured in Australia and are reasonably priced! If this sounds like something you would be interested in looking at- let me know as I will certainly be looking at getting an account with them!

They even do 12x12 paper storage!!! EEEPPP!!! And we all know how difficult that can be to find!


Well, that is it from me! Lots of information and goodies for you to absorb and thank you for sticking this one out! Heaps of stuff between now and Christmas!

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I hope you have enjoyed reading this and I hope this finds you well! And if you are after any of the products that have been mentioned today, please contact me to place your orders.

Stay safe and happy crafting!


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