Thursday, 31 December 2009

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to all our customers, friends and family!

We're proud to be Sponsoring UKScrappers in 2010.
If you've never stopped by, the forum is invaluable to scrappers, altered artists, stampers, photographers and card makers alike!

Tuesday, 22 December 2009

Merry Christmas All!

Just to wish you all a Very Merry Christmas!
We're off now until Monday 28th & Tuesday 29th when we'll be having a 15% Off Sale!
This will apply to the website too but excludes Workshops and loyalty points.
Take care & keep safe :)
Love the Pickleberries!

Saturday, 19 December 2009

Thursday, 17 December 2009

Blog Candy Result!

And the winner is Agnes!
Well done Agnes! Please email me your address info at pickleberrypapercrafts dot co dot uk & fingers crossed you'll get the pens before the Holiday :)
Thanks to everyone for stopping by, following the blog and taking part.
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Saturday, 5 December 2009

Sketch Challenge #12

Hello All!
This months Sketch Challenges are here :)
To be in with a chance of winning a £10 voucher for the store post a link to your interpretation of either the card or page in the comments box!

Scrapbook page sketch

Example using Jo Sonjas paint & Perfect Pearls for the sploshy background! Fancy Pants Christmas papers and stickers and Stickles Glitter Glues(of course!)

Card Sketch

Example using all of the above!
Thanks for stopping by!

Thursday, 3 December 2009

December Blog Candy!

Fancy a little treat just for you?

We're giving away 3 Letraset Promarker Pens to one lucky winner!

Just post a comment below, follow the blog & we'll pick a name from the hat in two weeks time :)

Good luck and thanks for stopping by.

Monday, 30 November 2009

Time flies....

...when you're having fun!!!

Just a little update on Pickleberry life!

We've plenty of new stock in the last few weeks, here are a few pics :)

If you haven't started your Christmas projects yet, we still have some great stamps, stickers and papers in.

Keep checking the workshops pages online, we keep adding new projects!
The Art Journalling course in January is one to bag, even I'm doing it this time! Having seen some of the new techniques that Jane will be teaching & I can't wait to play.

Jennie from the Stamp Connection is teaching in January too, join us for a technique packed day playing with UTEE :)

Watch out over the next few days for some blog candy - Woooop!

Saturday, 21 November 2009

Christmas Craft Day!

Huge thanks to everyone for making today a great day, Jane for the wonderful workshops as usual, Letraset for donating some Promarker samples & you ladies for the laughter and good craic :) Have a great Birthday tomorrow Jude!
Here are the pics as promised

Friday, 20 November 2009

Glimmer invites

Look what Julie created for a friends Christmas Drinks Party!
Aren't they Wonderful!
She used Tattered Angels Glimmer Screens & Mist, Stickles, a Gold Promarker & ribbon from the shop!

Friday, 13 November 2009


Couldn't resist the new Tattered Angels Screens & Stamps that arrived this week, so tore open a few packs and am having a play!

We've Workshops planned using these delightful products, but if you can't wait, pop on over and see the products in the flesh and we'll indulge in a wee demo :)

Sunday, 8 November 2009

Sketch Challenge #11

Hello All
This fortnights sketch Challenges are here :)
You still have 2 weeks to have a go with Sketch #10 to be in with a chance of winning a £10 voucher for the store. Post a link in the comments box!

Scrapbook Page Sketch & Example using K&Co Halloween Chipboard Stickers.
The main body of my layout lifts up to reveal some Halloween decs that Kieran Made :)

Card Sketch & Example using Fancy Pants Christmas Magic Papers & Stickers


Thursday, 5 November 2009

This Saturday - 7th November!

Free Make & Take!!!
Make a Christmas Hanging Pendant for your home.
Drop in anytime and play :)

Also on Saturday there are 4 spaces left for All Day Crafting, £1 per hour includes tea/coffee & biscuits. Book online or give us a ring.

Tuesday, 3 November 2009

Free Vintage Images

During a Blog Browse, I came across this cool site The Vintage Moth, where the owner Abbie publishes vintage images to share. As Abbie suggests & after a little research myself, it is not advisable to re-sell the images. They are most likely copyright free, as the artists and authors are most likely long since past. Luckily for us there great work will live on :)

Whilst on hols this Summer in France, I snagged 2 old Paris newspapers from 1906 full of fabulous Vintage Adverts & Images.

So I dusted off the scanner and here are the first three. Just click on the image to make it bigger, then right click & save. I hope to upload quite regularly, so follow the blog and you won't miss them x


Saturday, 24 October 2009

Sketch Challenge #10

Hello All!

Here are this fortnights sketches for you, you still have 2 weeks to participate in Sketch 9's Challenge. Just add a link in the comments box. A random winner will receive a £10 voucher for the store which can also be used online :)
Have a go!

Scrapbook Layout Sketch & Example

Card Sketch & Example using Que Sera Sera paper, Pink Glitter & Art Stamps Swirly Birds

Have a great weekend!

Mireille's Entry :) Love those photos!

Friday, 16 October 2009

Happy Friday!

Nothing like starting the weekend with new stash is there!

New Jo Sonja paint set, individual tubes & Gesso arrived, including this yummy set of metallics

Tim Holtz Cling Mounted "First Christmas" Stamp And a Wonderful set of Christmas Clear stamps perfect for punching - after you've stamped obviously, lol!!! I'm loving these Clear Art Stamps Sets - they're such good value :)

Check out all the new goodies here

Don't forget the Blog Candy Alert below!!! Draw takes place next Friday :)

Have a great weekend everyone!

Monday, 12 October 2009

Happy Monday!

Just a quick "THANK YOU!" to all the girls who attended Jane's Advent Workshop this morning.
It was such good fun with stunning results :)

Saturday, 10 October 2009

Sketch Challenge #9

This fortnights sketches :)
Place a link to your interpretation in the comments box below & be in the draw in 4 weeks time for the chance to win a £10 voucher for the store!

Scrapbook Sketch

Example - Papers by Fancy Pants, Chipboard by DCWV & Basic Grey, Stickers by Basic Grey :)

Card Sketch

Example - Enjoyed having a play with doilies this week! After using the doily as a mask with Glimmer Mist on a scrapbook layout, I put it to use as a background on this card along with Graphic 45 Paper :)

Friday, 9 October 2009

Distress Stickles Giveaway!

In order to celebrate the launch of our new website we are having a Stickles giveaway :)

Post a comment below to be in the draw to win 3 Hallowe'en flavoured Distress Stickles.

The draw will take place on Friday 23rd October & be posted to one lucky winner!

We now have all colours of the Distress Stickles in stock alongside all the other regular stickles.

Thursday, 8 October 2009

Diary Date!

On Saturday 21st November we will be hosting a Christmas Crafting Day!

From 10am 'til noon we'll be creating superb Advent Calenders & from 1pm 'til 4pm we'll be getting organised with a Festive Planner mini book.

Book either workshop or both at a discounted rate of just £30 and make a day of it :)

More details here

Wednesday, 7 October 2009

Sketch Winners!

Congrats to Yvonne & Bernie for winning Sketch 5 & 6 challenges respectively!

Both win a £10 voucher for the store :)

Give me a shout if either of you would prefer an online voucher, if not we'll issue one in store next time you're over!

Thanks for joining in!

Sunday, 4 October 2009

Graphic 45 Domestic Goddess Happy Homemaker - Pickleberry Papercrafts

Love the name of this paper - rolls eyes!!! Anyway, it's fantastic for Altered Journal & ATC's - The reverse side is gorgeous :)

Graphic 45 Domestic Goddess Happy Homemaker - Pickleberry Papercrafts

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What a Wonderful Weekend!

This weekend Jane & I hosted a midnight crop and an all day Saturday crop for the Enfield Girls!
It was lovely to meet them all & a really cool surprise to see Lily again after all these years!

A weekend full of laughter, fish & chips, pumpkin photos, cake & coffee, oh yeah and some scrapping was just what was needed! I even managed a few layouts and cards myself ;)
Here's hoping the grils all had a great time at Leeds Castle today, can't wait to see the pics!

Saturday, 26 September 2009

Sketch #8

This week has been busy with getting the new site ready so I've not had time to actually scrapbook! So here's a LO which I did a while ago using fabby digi products from ScrapArtist.

The card sketch will follow on Mon/Tues (fingers crossed!)

Scrapbook Sketch

Wednesday, 23 September 2009

New in today!

Imaginisce Snowy Jo Epoxy Brads & Chipboard Alphas
KaiserCraft Days 'Til Christmas Advent Blank

Tattered Angels Glimmer Mists: Black Cherry, Midnight Blue & Olive Vine.

Bo Bunny Kitchen Spice Double sided papers & stickers

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