Saturday, December 6, 2008

Sleigh Bells Ring . . . December 2008 Kit

. . . yup, this is our December kit and it's also an excuse for me to post this for our last kit for the year 2008 *grin*

Side note: i just *heart* Jason Mraz!!!

Soooo after that super cool and crisp rendition what did Santa, the Scrappin' Santa that is, have in store for you this December? Well, a bit of this and a bit of that, some bling, some bells, fabric, blots, buttons, ribbons, die-cut papers . . . you get the picture, below that is hehe :-)

Please click on the photos for a larger view

1 pc. Bazzil, light blue
1 pc. Bazzil, yellow
1 pc. Kraft Cardstock

Patterned Papers:
1 pc. Fancy Pants, Happy Holidays, HH Strips
1 pc. Fancy Pants, Happy Holidays, Sugar Plum
1 pc. American Crafts, Spring & Summer, Shortbread
1 pc. Daisy D's, Snowflakes & Holly Stripe
1 pc. Making Memories, Glittered Poinsettia ed Falala
1 pc. Making Memories, Number Falala
1 pc. Making Memories, Artisan Solid Falala
1 pc. Making Memories, Scallop Circle Falala

Patterns below are found BEHIND the following papers: (l-r)
AC Shortbread, FP HH Strips, MM Number Falala and FP Sugar Plum


1 pack Daisy D's, Cardstock Die Cut, Better not Pout
1 pack Daisy D's, Rub Ons, Christmas Cheer
1 pack Making Memories, Tiny Alpha Stickers, Falala
2 pcs. canvas fabric
1 pc. Elle's Studio, Thank You tag
1 pc. natural fiber bow
4 pcs. Making Memories, Falala Brads
6 pcs. mini bells
3 pcs natural fiber and silver buttons
Assorted Autumn Leaves, Rhonna Farrer Buttons
Assorted American Crafts, Holiday House Chipboard
Red and Gold Ribbon
Silver string
Studio Azul Dec. 2008 Stamp: BLOTS
PS: I admit, i'm a stamp addict and i loooove texture stamps. Out of all my stamps, my ink/paint blot stamps is the most used so I wanted to make sure you all enjoy it as much as I do :-)

You know the drill ladies, members will get a notice from yours truly; If you're not a member but would like a one-time purchase, just drop me a note at

Our newsletter will be uploaded before the end of the month as well as our December inspirations; so there's lots of time for you to collect your Christmas photos and ephemera to use with your kits.

In behalf of Studio Azul
and our Blue Ladies,
Have a very Merry Christmas every0ne!

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Thursday, December 4, 2008

Christmas Sneaky . . .

Here's a bit of a sneak
before our reveal on December 15th :-)
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If you are a member of Pinoyscrapbookers and Scrapbooks Exchange e-groups, Studio Azul will have a booth at the PS/SE joint Christmas Party. You can check out the details at the party blog here.

And don't forget our yummy Anniversary Challenge, get your layouts ready and submit them soon as you can, our deadline is on December 15th, 11:59pm (Manila time). Details of the challenge can be found here.

See you at the party and have a Scrap Happy Holidays :-)

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Digital Elements Credits: staple, photo frame and tape by Digital Designer; paper by Shabby Princess, Olivia Collection; English Font; floral brush by Solenero

Friday, November 14, 2008

What else do we call it but TRUE BLUE

Out dear DT, Christine V. has dibs on the title because her layout had it before I started this post LOL but then again ,what else would we call this months kit but TRUE BLUE!

It's our birthday this month and what better way to celebrate it but with a blue inspired kit :-) And what's more, a little added surprise is a Luggage/ID tag! Yes, your kits will all each have ONE Tag you can alter and a loop so you can proudly display your creations.

Blue, Blue, Blue, My world is BLUE . . . and ain't it grand!

**Please click on the photos for a larger view

Member Price: php950.00
One-time purchase: php 1,000.00

Prices do not include shipping

1 pc. Basic Grey, Boxer, Wide Tie
1 pc. Basic Grey, Boxer, Buckle
1 pc. Sassfralass, My dearest, Fawnd of You
1 pc. Sassafralass, pocket full of Rosies, Secret Garden
1 pc. Tinkering Ink, Provincial Fare, Spade
1 pc. Tinkering Ink, Provincial Fare, Twilight Melody
1 pc. American Crafts, Amplified, Bunny Hop
1 pc. Bazzil, White
1 pc. Bazzil, Yellow
1 ID/Luggage Tag
1 pc. plastic loop

(Background Patterns found behind the following patterned papers l-r:
Ti Spade, SL Fawnd of You, SL Secret Garden, AC Bunny Hop and Ti Twilight Melody)

1 sheet SassafralassPocket Full of Rosies, Alphabets, Cardstock Stickers
1 sheet SassafralassPocket Full of Rosies,Stickers
3 pcs. Prima Belle Fleur Gold Embossed Flowers
1 sheet Scenic Route, Cardstock Stickers, Chestnut Date label
1 sheet, Basic GreyRub ons, Euro Edge
Assorted Maya Road Chipboard, Scallop Edge
1 clothes pin
1 pearl pin
2 pcs. ribbons

Stamp of the Month:
1 pc. Prima, Vintage Frame

And don't forget to use your kits for this months Anniversary challenge here!

Have a great weekend everyone :-)

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It's a TRUE BLUE month of November!

I thought I would never get this post up and ready, but I just had to because
this month is a truly True Blue month as
Studio Azul turns 1!

Before I go on I would like to say a big HUGE Thank You to
all of our customers, to our wonderful DT's Au, CV and Nita and of course a shout-out to
my former partner and still our
avid supporter Mia Caniza

We did it! The Philippines first kit club has surpassed the 12 month mark!!!

So what's in store for 2009? More yummy kits ofcourse! Oh, and here's a little gift for our loyal members, you'll be receiving sometime next week the first SA newsletter including sketches, project instructions and some bits of inspiration to get the most out of your kits.

Here's some inspiration you're way to get you started before your kits arrive :-) A big hug and thank you to our DT's for sending their projects and layouts early . Enjoy!

PS: In case you were curious about the photo, it has always been one of my Must-See's is the Oscar Mayer, Weinermobile :-) somehow, that sounded green instead of blue *grin*

Layouts by Christine Villacarlos Kit: November Kit, True Blue

Layout Title: TRUE BLUE
(incidentally, CV has dibs on the title. She thought of it before I did! hehe -tin-)

Layout Title: WHOO

Layout Title: QUICK DIP


Layout Title: D-DAY

PROJECT: Exploding Box

Cards and Layout by Nita Ang
Kit: November Kit, True Blue
Card Title: Welcome Home

Add Image Card Title: Happy Birthday


Now wasn't that JUST fun?! CV's exploding box was totallycool and Nita's card was truly elegant. For our members and those who purchase this months kits, not to worry we'll be emailing you instructions how to make them which will be included in our newsletter.

Sooooo what do we have in store for you . . . as always we have a Kit and non-Kit challenge :-)

And here's the yummy part, SA's Anniversary Challenge!!!

Your kits will contain an ID/Luggage tag, therefore, using your November, True Blue Kit make ONE (1) Layout with a COMPLIMENTARY Tag.

1) Make ONE (1) 12x12 or 8 1/2 x 11 layout with your November, True Blue Kit
2) Traditional only
3) Both layout and tag must contain not less than 90% of materials included in the True Blue Kit.
4) Your tag doesn't have to be a part of your layout.
5) You may do as you please with your tags, alter it inside and/or out.
6) Your tags also came with loops, it is a MUST you have an attachment of some sort to your tags and it doesn't have to be the loop we provided.
7) Email your layouts and tags to with subject heading :
8) Please send all emails no later than DECEMBER 15th, 2008, 11:59pm, Manila Time.

For clarity's sake, according to Websters (please refer here) Complementary is defined as:

1 : relating to or constituting one of a pair of contrasting colors
that produce a neutral color when combined in suitable proportions

Keeping in line with our theme, make an ALL BLUE LAYOUT.

1) Make ONE (1) All BLUE 12x12 or 8 1/2 x 11 layout
2) Traditional only
3) The blue color theme must be at cover at LEAST 80% of your overall layout
4) BLUE must be a part of your layout title.
5) Email your layouts to with subject heading :
8) Please send all emails no later than DECEMBER 15th, 2008, 11:59pm, Manila Time.

There has been quite a trend among the scrappers and suppliers lately, whenever there's a RAK or a contest, the prizes are often posted BEFOREHAND. Hey, when in Rome do as the Romans right? And besides, who wouldn't be able to use some incentive :-)

Due to inquiries, please note Participants may join BOTH the November KIT Challenge and November Challenge (non-kit). In order to give a chance to the other participants, you can only win ONE of either challenges.



Ali Edwards new book, Sharing Your Story!
How cool is that :-)


An SA Main Kit of your choice!
You can choose from any of our available MAIN kits here.
(Note: Subject to availability)

Thanks again everyone for supporting Studio Azul ,
here's to more creativity delivered your way soon!

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Tuesday, November 4, 2008


Don't forget to check back on the 15th of November :-)

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Tuesday, October 14, 2008

October 2008 . . .

Looking back the past couple of weeks, personally, I found things to be quite hectic. The traffic seems to be getting worse and for some reason, errands just pile one on top of another. Sometimes I just forget to stop and breathe.

What I particularly love about the kit this month are the calming colors, the neutral tones, the browns and cool yellows. So above all the hubbub and the rushing to and from wherever we have to be, I hope that when you sit down and play with this months kit don't forget to pause and take it all in. . . what or whom you are grateful for, it may be something very special or something very simple. And remember to just chill :-)

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1 pc. Bazzil, Vintage
1 pc. Bazzil, Lemonade

Patterned Papers:
1 pc. Tinkering Ink, Wild Woodland, For the Birds
1 pc. Tinkering Ink, Wild Woodland, Striata
1 pc. Jenni Bowlin, Brown Mini Dot
1 pc. Jenni Bowlin, Brown Bookprint
1 pc. Prima, Urban Cosmos, Metro
1 pc. Prima, Urban Cosmos, Suburb
1 pc. American Crafts, Amlpified, Go-Go
1 pc. American Crafts, Amplified, Woodstock

Designs/colors behind the patterned papers l-r:
Prima Metro, Tinkering Ink Striata, American Crafts Woodstock,

Tinkering Ink For the Birds, American Crafts Go-Go and Prima Suburb

1 pack, American Crafts, Thickers, Sprinkles
Assorted Prima Essentials 4 flowers
1 pc. Chinese button
Assorted Prima Whispers Journal papers
1 pack, Scenic Route Paper Inc, Butterfly Chipboard
1 pc. Fancy Pants, Glitter Cuts, Pink Floral
1 pc. Natural Fiber/Twine

Stamp of the Month:
1 pc. Prima Clear Stamp, The Sweet Life

The -ber months will bring more yummy kits your way,
for inquiries you can check out our FAQ's section and you can
email yours truly at

Scrap Happy!

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Monday, October 13, 2008

We're on a ROLL!!!!

I shouldn't say much really . . .
let these projects from our taented DT's do all the talking :-)

Layouts by: Christine V.
September Kit

Title: Horseplay

Title: Water Babies

Title: Share

Mini Album by Christine V.
August 2008 Kit

Title: Nikki is 9

Layouts by Nita Ang
August 2008 Kit

Title: Hello?

Title: Pretty Please

Cards by Nita Ang
September 2008 Kit

Layouts by Nita Ang
September 2008 Kit

Title: So Sweet

Inspiration Galore!!! Hope this is alot of fuel to get you
all going for this months kit!

OCTOBER IS HERE . . . a bit of a sneak before the reveal rolls in

Check back on the 15th of October for the full kit!

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