Sunday, 28 September 2008

Etsy Shop and Gallery Update

The Spring Add-On 'Bhangra Bollywood' kits have now been added to our etsy shop - click here to check it out. If you are entitled to a discount as a result of your guest designer application and would like to purchase, please email to order directly. Thanks :)

Steph Peachey, our October kit guest designer, has uploaded her creations to the Q Tea Kits Gallery - this super cute matchbook album is just one of her fab projects.

Don't forget, the Creative Team, guest designers and Q Tea customer creations are all in the flickr group Q Tea Kits Gallery. Visit the gallery for some fun inspiration, and feel free to add your own Q Tea projects and layouts!

Friday, 26 September 2008

Bhangra Bollywood

I am thrilled to announce Natalie Kalbach and Julie Kirk as guest designers for the Spring add-on kit Bhangra Bollywood!

To thank you all for the wonderful expressions of interest in guest designing for Q Tea, all who submitted will receive 10% off the kit price for Bhangra Bollywood if you choose to order it.

Bhangra Bollywood is all about colour, in the rich, shimmery way that makes India so fascinating.
Kit Contents:

1 piece Sari fabric, approx 11"x11"
1 sheet electric blue ledger paper
1 brightly coloured paper doily (random colour)
1 rubber henna stencil (designs will vary)
1 Digital Paperie swirly bird sticker
1 May Third modern foliage paper tag
2 vintage music paper tabs
1 vintage cigarette card
1 metre shimmery recycled silks from Desert Blooming
9" copper sari trim
8" green pom pom trim
1/2 metre pink braid trim with mirrors
12" ruby guipure lace
3 metallic twist ties
2 small mirror embellishments
Selection of bindis - at least 5, varying designs
3 silver belly dance decorative coins (not pictured)

Shipping Date: 10th October

Price: $20 plus shipping

Please note: Add-on kits are of a limited quantity and sold on a first come, first served basis. They are not included in any subscriptions.

Wednesday, 24 September 2008

Domo Arigato Mr Roboto

Kit Contents:

1 sheet Danyeela patterned paper
1 piece Heather Bailey 'Bijoux' fabric, approx 7" x 10"
1 page of a vintage robot-themed comic book
1 page of a japanese-english dictionary
1 page of a vintage times tables workbook
1 Kitty Robot sculpey robot
1 Elle's Studio black and white number tab
1 Shabby Chic Crafts robot tag
2 Elle's Studio bright date and place tags - random colours
1 plastic robot charm - random colours
1 patterned clear plastic gift bag
25" stitched lime grosgrain ribbon
1/2 metre silver ric-rac
1 Cameras tag by LivingRoomFloor
3 Bento Box grass dividers

Shipping date: 3rd October 2008

Spring Guest Designer

If you're interested in being a guest designer for the Spring add-on kit 'Bhangra Bollywood', please email me at with a link to your gallery or blog.

This is a bit of a last minute call, so the deadline for expressions of interest is 7am Saturday the 27th September, Australian Eastern Standard Time. Thanks!

Saturday, 20 September 2008

Tuesday, 16 September 2008

New Postage and Subscription Rates

Once again, Australia Post have increased their postage rates, which affects Q Tea's shipping rates, increasing each rate by 10c. Any invoicing from the 17th September will reflect the new shipping rates. Pre-paid subscriptions will not be affected.

New Shipping Rates:

Australia: AU$1.10 per kit
Asia/Pacific: AU$2.80 per kit
Other International: AU$4.10 per kit

Subscriptions (with new shipping rates)

If you are completely in love with the idea of unconventional scrapping goodies, and want an ongoing subscription to Q Tea, here's what you need to know:
  • 3 month subscription paid monthly: 2.5% discount = $19.50 + total postage:
    • = $20.80 within Australia
    • = $22.50 to Asia/Pacific
    • = $23.80 all other international
  • 3 month subscription paid in advance: 5% discount = $57 + total postage:
    • = $60.30 within Australia
    • = $65.40 to Asia/Pacific
    • = $69.30 all other international
  • 6 month subscription paid monthly: 5% discount = $19 per month + postage:
    • = $20.60 within Australia
    • = $22.30 to Asia/Pacific
    • = $23.60 all other international
  • 6 month subscription paid in advance: 10% discount = $108 + total postage:
    • = $114.60 within Australia
    • = $124.80 to Asia/Pacific
    • = $132.60 all other international
If you would like to get the kits regularly, but not commit to a subscription, simply email me to let me know and I will reserve a kit for you and invoice you each month unless I hear differently!

Saturday, 13 September 2008

Monday, 1 September 2008

Q Tea on Etsy

Check it out here!

Q Tea are now on etsy - remaining kits from previous months will be added here, and every now and then I will be making very limited and one-off kits to sell in the etsy shop, perhaps even a supplies sale... watch this space :)