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Update on Beginner Watercolour Classes

Hello lovely people!

As you may know, you were once asked to complete Maureen’s Beginner Watercolour Class prior to participating in her other beautiful classes.

Well, we have exciting news! You may now attend a condensed Beginner’s Course prior to any class of your choosing.

Meet Maureen an hour before a class and add an additional $10 to the class cost.

We know how busy everyone’s day to day lives are and so we hope this condensed beginners class will offer a more convenient alternative for those of you looking to pick up watercolouring.

Maureen and the team at APTC can’t wait to see you in one of Maureen’s upcoming classes!

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NEW TIM HOLTZ DISTRESS® UNCHARTED MARINER – IN STORE NOW!

Ranger and Tim Holtz are very excited to announce another Distress colour to love! Introducing Uncharted Mariner, a seaworthy turquoise embarking on a journey to destinations unknown.

 Rachel Greig shares different stamping techniques using the new Uncharted Mariner Distress Ink products with the Seaside themed stamps! Watch how you can create different blends, embossing resist backgrounds, how to use various card stocks, stamping techniques and more.  

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NEW Tim Holtz Distress® Saltwater Taffy – Restocked!

Ranger and Tim Holtz are very excited to announce another Distress colour to love! Introducing Saltwater Taffy, a colourful confection of peachy pink, capturing the nostalgia of a seaside boardwalk.

This new Distress colour is available in Distress products: Ink Pad, Re-inker, Oxide® Pad, Oxide® Re-inker, Embossing Glaze, Spray Stain, Oxide® Spray & Paint.

Come in store while you have the chance!

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Brand new Dylusions Diddy Stamps and new Dyalog Stencils are here!

We’ve been waiting and waiting for a brand new Dylusions release and we’re very happy to let you know that the wait is over. Dyan has six brand new ‘Diddy’ clear stamp sets for you and three new Dyalog stencils which are so, so useful!

These stamps and stencils are perfect for when you want to add sentiments, doodles, icons and more to your projects.

All new Dylusions Diddy Stamps and Dyalog Stencils will be available in store soon, but we are expecting them to sell out quick.

Call the store to pre-order your items from from the first shipment! 3851 2200.

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Easter Weekend Opening Hours

Good morning beautiful people,

Our Easter Weekend Opening Hours will be as follows:

Fri 15th April, Good Friday — SHOP CLOSED

Sat 16th April, Easter Saturday — SHOP OPEN 9am – 4pm

(Come join us for our In Store Crop from 9am – 6pm on the 16th!)

Sun 17th April, Easter Sunday — SHOP CLOSED

Mon 18th April, Easter Monday — SHOP CLOSED

We hope to see you all in store on Tuesday the 19th after a restful weekend with your loved ones.

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Donation Drive for Flood Affected Furry Friends

WE’RE STILL TAKING DONATIONS FOR OUR FLOOD RELIEF INITIATIVE

Our Donation Drive for our flood-affected furry friends is still accepting donations, up until Friday the 1st of April.


If you would like to help out, any of the following items will be most welcome:

Dry food donations > companion animal kibbles, small animal and wildlife food,milk powders, cereals etc.Tins of dog and cat food are also welcomed.

Equipment > containment, pet bowls, blankets, cages etc.

Cleaning products > disinfectant and field kits for injured animals.

If you would prefer to donate much needed cash, we have a collection at the counter you can contribute to. We will be passing along your generous donations to local animal groups as soon as possible so they can distribute these resources to where they’re needed most.

Thank-you in advance for your support.