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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Kiwi Lane A Touch of Magic–Halloween Ideas

There is so much news to share about Kiwi Lane I’m breaking it all up into multiple posts. 
Be sure to check out these posts, too:

Kiwi Lane - A Touch of Magic- perfect for Halloween & Harry Potter Layouts!

The Touch of Magic Layout Kit is perfect for the witches and wizards in your life! Whether you are scrapbooking a themed birthday party, or a trip to Harry Potter World, the results will be magical! You can also bring a Touch of Magic to any of your Halloween-themed layouts...or pick up two of these paper kits and create them both! This sold out quicker than you could say “Mischief Managed” BUT Kiwi Lane is bringing it back – and offering a pre-order! Pre-Orders are only being accepted until Monday, September 18th. Visit my KLD Instructor site at https://create.kiwilane.com/LisaGraham to place your order.

Halloween Ideas for A Touch of Magic (Click here to see Harry Potter Ideas for this kit)

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Kiwi Lane Pre-Sale

HOW WILL THE PRE-SALE WORK?

Kiwi Lane Pre-Sale

Simply place an order on my KLD Instructor site, from the Pre-Sale Shop Catalog online, BEFORE THE END OF MONDAY, September 18th for whatever quantity of Pre-Release products you would like. These items have been placed in a separate, online catalog, so only Pre-Release items can be added to this order.

Due to the circumstances of the situation, it will take a little while to fulfill these orders, so please be patient! You should expect your Pre-Release orders to ship around the middle of December. The digi-book you’ll get for free when you pre-order the new Idea Book will be delivered to your email address in October.  The hiccups associated with growth can be frustrating, and I greatly appreciate your patience and support!

Kiwi Lane Pre-Order

There is so much news to share about Kiwi Lane I’m breaking it all up into multiple posts. 
Be sure to check out these posts, too:

Kiwi Lane Pre-Sale

Many people did not have a chance to purchase some of the new September products before they were sold out, and so, in order to ensure that you receive them when they come back into stock, Kiwi Lane will be holding a pre-sale on the following sold-out items:

  • Bats - A la carte
  • Cauldron - A la carte
  • Hot Air Balloon - A la carte
  • Touch of Magic Layout Kit
  • Idea Book Volume 3

Pre-Orders are only being accepted until Monday, September 18th. Visit my KLD Instructor site at https://create.kiwilane.com/LisaGraham to place your order.

    HOW WILL THE PRE-SALE WORK?

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    Simply place an order on my KLD Instructor site, from the Pre-Sale Shop Catalog online, BEFORE THE END OF MONDAY, September 18th for whatever quantity of Pre-Release products you would like. These items have been placed in a separate, online catalog, so only Pre-Release items can be added to this order.

    Due to the circumstances of the situation, it will take a little while to fulfill these orders, so please be patient! You should expect your Pre-Release orders to ship around the middle of December. The digi-book you’ll get for free when you pre-order will be delivered to your email address in October.  The hiccups associated with growth can be frustrating, and I greatly appreciate your patience and support!

    Kiwi Lane is a growing company, and that growth has been on the rise lately due to Kiwi Lane teaming up with Instructors (learn more on my KL Instructor site).  This a wonderful thing - the Kiwi family is growing!

    This fact, however, combined with a high level of enthusiasm for the brand-new category of ‘A La Carte’ Designer Templates, and the new, magically-themed Layout Kit, has led to these items being sold out within a short time of being officially released!  They will be back in stock sometime in December but there is no telling how long they will last. I STRONGLY advise pre-ordering!
    By pre-ordering these items now, you will be ensuring that you receive your product when it arrives and before it has a chance to sell out.

    Kiwi Lane - Harry Potter Ideas

    There is so much news to share about Kiwi Lane I’m breaking it all up into multiple posts. 
    Be sure to check out these posts, too:

    The Touch of Magic Layout Kit is perfect for the witches and wizards in your life! Whether you are scrapbooking a themed birthday party, or a trip to Harry Potter World, the results will be magical! You can also bring a Touch of Magic to any of your Halloween-themed layouts...or pick up two of these paper kits and create them both! This sold out quicker than you could say “Mischief Managed” BUT Kiwi Lane is bringing it back – and offering a pre-order! Hurry!  Pre-Orders are only being accepted until Monday, September 18th. Visit my KLD Instructor site at https://create.kiwilane.com/LisaGraham to place your order.

    More about the Touch of Magic Layout Kit:

    Kiwi Lane Touch of Magic - Perfect for Harry Potter pages!

    Kiwi Lane Touch of Magic - Perfect for Harry Potter pages!Kiwi Lane Touch of Magic - Perfect for Harry Potter pages!Kiwi Lane Touch of Magic - Perfect for Harry Potter pages!Kiwi Lane Touch of Magic - Perfect for Harry Potter pages!Kiwi Lane Touch of Magic - Perfect for Harry Potter pages!

    Some Harry Potter themed ideas:
    (Click here to view Halloween themed ideas with this same layout kit)

    Kiwi Lane Touch of Magic - Perfect for Harry Potter pages!

    Kiwi Lane Touch of Magic - Perfect for Harry Potter pages!Kiwi Lane Touch of Magic - Perfect for Harry Potter pages!

    Kiwi Lane Touch of Magic - Perfect for Harry Potter pages!

    Pre-order Kiwi Lane

    HOW WILL THE PRE-SALE WORK?

    Kiwi Lane Touch of Magic - Perfect for Harry Potter pages!

    Simply place an order on my KLD Instructor site, from the Pre-Sale Shop Catalog online, BEFORE THE END OF MONDAY, September 18th for whatever quantity of Pre-Release products you would like. These items have been placed in a separate, online catalog, so only Pre-Release items can be added to this order.

    Due to the circumstances of the situation, it will take a little while to fulfill these orders, so please be patient! You should expect your Pre-Release orders to ship around the middle of December. The digi-book you’ll get for free when you pre-order the new Idea Book will be delivered to your email address in October.  The hiccups associated with growth can be frustrating, and I greatly appreciate your patience and support!

    Kiwi Lane - Harry Potter, New Idea Book and MORE!

    Kiwi Lane Idea Book Volume 3 
    Pre-Orders are only being accepted until Monday, September 18th. Visit my KLD Instructor site at https://create.kiwilane.com/LisaGraham to place your order.

    Kiwi Lane Idea Book - Volume 3

    There is so much news to share about Kiwi Lane I’m breaking it all up into multiple posts. 
    Be sure to check out these posts, too:

    Kiwi Lane Idea Book - Volume 3

    Inside The Idea Book you will find over 290 scrapbooking ideas for designing layouts using Kiwi Lane Designer Templates along with helpful tips. This idea book only features scrapbooking layouts.  (Card Book coming soon!) 

    Idea books are like cookbooks for scrapbookers! Each chapter in a Kiwi Lane Idea Book is named after a specific set of templates. Different layouts are shown using the same set of templates, but because they are different themes and colors, they look completely different. There is a detailed image of the finished layout, and the ingredients (templates) used to create each layout is listed below the photo. Just by changing the colors, papers, and accessories you can get a completely different look.  A never-fail recipe!

    HOW WILL THE PRE-SALE WORK?

    Kiwi Lane Idea Book - Volume 3

    Simply place an order on my KLD Instructor site, from the Pre-Sale Shop Catalog online, BEFORE THE END OF MONDAY, September 18th for whatever quantity of Pre-Release products you would like. These items have been placed in a separate, online catalog, so only Pre-Release items can be added to this order.

    Due to the circumstances of the situation, it will take a little while to fulfill these orders, so please be patient! You should expect your Pre-Release orders to ship around the middle of December. The digi-book you’ll get for free when you pre-order will be delivered to your email address in October.  The hiccups associated with growth can be frustrating, and I greatly appreciate your patience and support!

    Sneak Peek of the new Idea Book – Volume 3:Kiwi Lane is a growing company, and that growth has been on the rise lately due to Kiwi Lane teaming up with Instructors (learn more on my KL Instructor site).  This a wonderful thing - the Kiwi family is growing!

    This fact, however, combined with a high level of enthusiasm for the brand-new category of ‘A La Carte’ Designer Templates, and the new, magically-themed Layout Kit, has led to these items being sold out within a short time of being officially released!  They will be back in stock sometime in December but there is no telling how long they will last. I STRONGLY advise pre-ordering!
    By pre-ordering these items now, you will be ensuring that you receive your product when it arrives and before it has a chance to sell out.

    Thursday, August 31, 2017

    Sunshine & Rainbow

    Today’s Friday Featured Project over at Creative Life Scrapbooking is a fun, simple way to brighten up your pages. 

    CLS Friday Featured Project - Lisa's Workshop
    This comes together quickly thanks to the Creative Memories Custom Cutting System.

    If you’re not familiar with the CCS Labeling System please see this earlier post.

    Using the CCS and the Circle Patterns I cut the following circles:
    Red – 3OB
    Orange – 3OG
    Yellow – 3OR
    Green – 2OB
    Blue – 2OG
    Indigo – 2OR
    Violet - 1OB
    Inside of Rainbow/Background paper – 1OR

    CLS Friday Featured Project - Lisa's WorkshopYou can see from the photo above that the circles don’t match up exactly.  There is a bit of a gap between circles cut from different patterns.

    CLS Friday Featured Project - Lisa's Workshop
    I nestled the circles together a bit towards the top and then adhered them all together, cutting this large circle in half to make a rainbow. 

    CLS Friday Featured Project - Lisa's Workshop
    To make the clouds, I used the (no longer available) Word Bubble Punch and snipped off that little pointy bit.  I outlined these with the bold tip of a Dual Tipped blue pen to help them stand out a little.

    CLS Friday Featured Project - Lisa's Workshop
    I placed a circle in the center of the rainbow cut from cardstock that matched the background paper to make it look like an arch instead of a circle.


    The sun was also made using the CCS – I added strips of paper for the rays.
    Orange - 3IG
    Yellow – 3IB

    Hope this brightens your day!

    Please contact your Creative Memories Advisor to purchase any Creative Memories products.
    If you don't already have a Creative Memories Advisor, I’m happy to help! 

    You can find more information about the Creative Memories products used in this project on my CM Advisor site at:
    http://www.creativememories.com/user/lisagraham
    or if you’d like to contact me directly you can do that by clicking on the “Email me” link at the top of this page.

    Friday, August 18, 2017

    Fall Retreat at the Novi Sheraton!

    I hope you’ll join me for another fun-filled, relaxing, inspiring weekend scrapbooking retreat at the Novi, Michigan Sheraton!

    Here are a few dates to keep in mind:
    September 8 – the date Early Bird Registration ends. Please have your payment to me, or postmarked, by this date to save $20!  If you are sending in your registration after 9/8/17 please be sure to include the $20 in your total as we can not process your registration without it.
    September 22 – the very last day to receive our discount at the hotel – PLEASE DO NOT WAIT to book your room until this date! If you haven’t already booked your hotel room, please do so asap,  Occasionally our group rate may be temporarily unavailable.  If this is the case, please book your room anyway, contact me and I'll have the hotel release more rates under our group rate.  I'll also have them adjust your rate accordingly.
    September 29 – the last day to place your Pre-Retreat Order with me. Visit my Creative Memories, Kiwi Lane and/or Fun Stampers Journey websites, email your order to me directly by 9/29 to receive free shipping and pay no sales tax.  I’ll have your order waiting for you when you arrive at the Sheraton and we can settle up then.  More info about this after I’ve received registrations.
    Hope to see you at the Sheraton!!

    You can right click the images below to save/print them and only the registration form needs to be sent in.  Please feel free to note on the back of the registration form any info you’d like to share – including who you’d like to sit with.  I’ll do my best to honor all requests! 

    Please see this post for more info about the add-on options for the weekend.

    Click here to download via Dropbox:  Fall 2017 Info

    Fall Retreat 2017 - Lisa's Workshop

    Click here to download via Dropbox: Fall 2017 Registration Form

    Registration Form -Fall Retreat 2017 - Lisa's Workshop

    Monday, June 12, 2017

    Cap & Gown Collection by Creative Memories

    Creative Memories Cap N Gown Collection
    It’s Monday and that means
    Creative Life Scrapbooking is sharing ideas featuring the CM Border Maker.  Today I shared an idea for graduation cards that can easily be adapted for your graduation themed layouts!  I’m sharing a little extra information about the tools I used to create the cards in this blog post.
    Creative Memories Cap N Gown CollectionThe Cap & Gown patterned paper was perfect for these cards but often when placing items (photos, stickers, etc.) directly on top of patterned paper they get lost and are hard to see. To help the embellishments stand out a bit, I matted them with solid colored cardstock and cut them out with my Brother ScanNCut.  (See the bottom of this blog post for more info about this wonderful machine).  You could also freehand this cut using your All Purpose Scissors.
    Creative Memories Cap N Gown Collection
    I also used the CM Border Maker System & the Zig Zag Cartridge to make a more neutral background. The Cap & Gown collection by CM features artwork in neutral tones so it was easy to personalize the cards by using cardstock that matched the school colors. I created elements using images found online, which I printed with my home printer and also cut out with my ScanNCut.  You can also use your Custom Cutting System and Circle Patterns to cut around similar images. 
    Creative Memories Cap N Gown Collection

    On this card, I used Black Licorice Fusion Ink by Fun Stampers Journey to edge around the patterned paper, helping to define it just a bit.  This is a tip I learned from Kiwi Lane
    Creative Memories Cap N Gown Collection
    Fun Stamper's Journey Fusion Ink
    (LOVE FSJ Inks.  They are a fusion between pigment and dye so they dry quickly and are water resistant!)

    I added a little detail to the bottom edge of the card using the CM Border Maker System and the Scallop Dot Cartridge. I added a final touch on the inside with stickers from CM's Cap & Gown Collection.
    Creative Memories Cap N Gown Collection
    The mats for these stickers show below were cut using my Brother ScanNCut Machine. 
    Creative Memories Cap N Gown CollectionCreative Memories Cap N Gown Collection
    Brother ScanNCut!
    The ScanNCut makes quick work of cutting out stamped, printed images and comes in really handy when you want to cut a mat around stickers like I did for the cards shown above.   The best part? You don’t need to be connected to a computer or the internet to do this.  The large scanning area is also great for scanning documents, photos, artwork etc. to a USB that can be easily transferred to your computer.  I still love my Silhouette for creating/cutting SVGs but the ScanNCut beats it hands down when it comes to print & cut (I could never get the PixScan mat/option to work consistently for me).

    See how easy it is to use the Brother ScanNCut in the video below!


    Congratulations to the Class of 2017!!
    Lisa's Workshop