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Memorial Day Weekend SALE!

Filed under Sale, Summer/Beach

Summer starts early!

Everything on the site is on Sale at 20% off! That’s a 20% discount above whatever sale price is currently shown — including Clearance Items (over 400)! Use discount code SUMMER2024 when checking out for the additional savings.

The sale ends on Wednesday night, May 29th, 2024. More info at the bottom of this newsletter.

 
Featured Themes: Halloween

Get a head start on projects for the fall! Here are links to a few of the Halloween sections in the sale
Halloween Collage Sheets
Halloween Chipboard & Acrylic Laser Cuts
Halloween Beads
Halloween Charms & Cabochons
Halloween Miniatures
Halloween Rubber Stamps

 
Featured Themes: Christmas

Here are links to a few of the Christmas sections in the sale
Christmas Collage Sheets
Christmas Chipboard & Wood Laser Cuts
Christmas Beads
Christmas Charms & Cabochons
Christmas Miniatures
Christmas Paper & Dresden

 
Notes on the Sale

Clearance Items are first-come-first-served and will not be reordered.

Remember the last day of the sale is Wednesday, May 29th.

Reminder: use coupon SUMMER2024 when checking out to get an additional 20% off on EVERYTHING!
 

  
Comments Off on Memorial Day Weekend SALE! Posted by Leslie, May 22nd, 2024

New Glass Globes & Bases plus Christmas & Halloween!

Filed under Beads, Christmas, Filigree, Gifts/Decorations, Halloween, Shannon Cooper

FIVE new glass globes! You can use them for pendants or maybe a snowglobe in a dollhouse-scale Christmas scene (or a crystal ball). They are sold with a bronze topper or just the glass (the 14mm size is shown at left).

Plus I added all the (many) crowns & bead caps as bases to the new sale (more than are shown at right — pics of more options are on each of the glass globe pages plus more info shortly).

AND there’s related Domed Glass Christmas Ornaments artwork AND a FREE Gift with a tiny glass globe!

Read on for lots of new supplies and don’t forget the sale COUPON below for an extra 20% off everything noted!

 
Metal Bases

Here’s a preview of all the interesting metal bead caps & crowns that are shown with the glass globes (including 3 new ones from the today’s new items). All 21 items are included in the sale collection.

 
Halloween?!

Starting with those updated brooms at right: this new version is lighter color and a bit longer (3-3/4″).

Then there’s a silly skeleton (!) and TWO metal skeleton hands (recently shown in Laura Carson’s Witches Apothecary Chestmore info on that project).

 
Domed Glass Christmas Ornaments

That crafty Shannon Cooper made 3 super easy and super cute ornaments, each using a Tall Glass Cloche with Cork Base (back in stock) and a Bronze Ornament Topper!

EVERYTHING in Shannon’s Supply List is included in today’s sale!

I’m only highlighting a few of the EIGHT spiffy items in her supplies:
3D Resin Snowman
Standing 3D Resin Santa Claus
Antique White Mini Sisal Trees

Just click on this Supply List link for photos and links to everything in Shannon’s artwork plus visit her blog post for more info and photos!

 
FREE Gift with All Orders

A Tiny Glass Globe & Topper is FREE with all orders placed today through Wednesday (ends at midnight May 22, 2024)!

Normally sold separately but I’m including one of each in this set. Even tinier than the 5 new glass globes!

The topper are already in the sale; I’ve added the Tiny Glass Globes to the sale (in case you’d like to order more)!
 

Glass Globes SALE

A couple more additions to mention:
Iridescent Water Bubble Microbead Mix (shown in the 18mm Round Glass Globe at left)
Large Scaredy Cat Embellishments (inside the Tall Glass Cloche with Cork Base at right)

Use coupon GLOBE when checking out to get an additional 20% off on EVERYTHING in this collection! That’s 20% off beyond current sale prices, including some new markdowns to the clearance items in this group!

Over 30 items, including all the new items, the extra metal bases, the items in the gift kit, AND all of the supplies from Shannon’s Domed Glass Christmas Ornaments.

The sale ends WEDNESDAY NIGHT, May 22nd at midnight PST.

See the sale collection here!

  
Comments Off on New Glass Globes & Bases plus Christmas & Halloween! Posted by Leslie, May 19th, 2024

A Pretty Lady’s Dressing Room in the 4-Scene Room Box

Filed under Easter, Miniatures, New Furniture, Shadowbox/Room Box, Teri Calia

A lovely project for Mother’s Day!

Remember the Four Seasons Spinner by Teri Calia?

I’ve brought back the 4-Scene Room Box (now available with or without the Lazy Susan Turntable) and many pretties from Teri’s project (psst: that’s a link to all of Teri’s supplies from her “Summer” room below… just a portion of the items in today’s sale collection)!

Read on for lots of new supplies and don’t forget the sale COUPON below for an extra 20% off.

However, that pesky unfinished dresser Teri painted blue/grey is out of stock from the manufacturer. So i found/made TWO alternatives:

– A new Unfinished Wooden Dresser with Mirror (that just fits!) See the photo at left for how it looks in one of the “rooms” (the widest point (table top) is 4-3/4″ wide.

A dresser with lots of options for decorating (with 2 drawers and 2 cabinet doors that open).

– A new chipboard 3-1/2 Inch Dresser with optional drawers (and feet) — and an overlay so it can double as a store counter. See the far right of the photo group below for an idea of such a counter (that’s from Laura Carson’s Boutique Exquisite).

 
New or Back-in-Stock Preview

That top row are all items that Teri used in her Summer scene; the second row are all new items (just a few from the 18 new today).

 
A Spring Scene, too

Since Teri also made a Spring scene in the spinner, I’ve also added her Spring Supplies to today’s sale (with some substitutes I picked out). Here’s a preview of a few:
1:12 Corner Cabinet (7″ tall (including facade) so will fit perfectly in the space)
Miniature Square Stand (similar to the table to the left of the cabinet)
Mini Carrots – Set of 5
White Ceramic Mini Egg Cups
Razor Grass Plant
Mini Chocolate Bunny Shapes
New Baroque Rectangular Gold Frame (not exactly like the 2 white frames shown at right, but super fancy!)

Oh, see the white cat curled up sleeping (on the bottom left of the photo)? First, check below as that cat is FREE with all orders! Second, if you’d like a puppy or a different cat, these 2 are also new today:
German Shepard Laying Down
Black & White Sleeping Cat

 
FREE Gift with All Orders

A White Sleeping Cat is FREE with all orders placed today through Wednesday (ends at midnight May 15, 2024)!

As mentioned above, this kitty is asleep on the floor of the Spring scene in Teri’s spinner art.

And since the cat is included in the supply list, it’s also include in the sale (in case you’d like to order more)!
 

Four Seasons Spinner SALE

More substitutes to mention (mainly focusing on the Summer scene):
Leafy Swirl Desk (another option for the original dresser)
Victorian Chair Kit
Tiny Round Basket (for under chair)
Tiny Doilies – White – Set of 4

Use coupon SPINNER when checking out to get an additional 20% off on EVERYTHING in this collection! That’s 20% off beyond current sale prices, including some new markdowns to the clearance items in this group! (HINT: lots of resin perfume bottles!)

Over 60 items, including all the new items AND all of the supplies from both the Summer and Spring scenes.

The sale ends WEDNESDAY NIGHT, May 15th at midnight PST.

See the sale collection here!

  
Comments Off on A Pretty Lady’s Dressing Room in the 4-Scene Room Box Posted by Leslie, May 11th, 2024

Coffee, Desserts & Cocktails + FREE Cake

Filed under Christmas, Fairy Garden, Laura Carson, Miniature Baking, Nichola Battilana, Streets of Paris

Wow! Tons of cute new miniature kitchen & baking items today. I’ve broken the new/back-in-stock goodies up into groups below, but you can jump ahead and see them all here.

There’s a trio of related art projects way below in the sale section (the supply lists for each are included in today’s sale collection, too) — in case you’d like some inspiration how to display all these new cakes & such. Remember to get the DISCOUNT code below for an extra 20% off!
 

 
Retro Group

I wasn’t sure what to name this first group but those little popcorn tubs shown at right (plus the bottles of Coke below) kinda scream to be used in a ’50s project! These new popcorn tubs are even smaller than the ones Kristin Batsel used in A Tiny TV!

Mainly beverages here… just don’t drink the catsup!

 
Ceramics

An odd little trio but each is so pretty! Check out the page for the White Ceramic Pitcher as it’s shown in another project with lots of mini sweets!

 
Cakes (well, mainly cakes)

Cute stuff! See that trio of cakes at right? They are each on one of the new Pink & White Dessert Plates! One cake (bottom left corner in the pic) is from the new Chocolate Cake Mix (shown farther below as it’s also part of today’s gift kit), one is already in the sale collection (as the chocolate cake was used in the Christmas Treats Cart project shown below) and the last (Crepe Cake with Strawberries) has been added to the sale for good measure!

 
FREE Gift with Orders — all NEW items

Oh, a treat today! Not only is a Cake & Coffee Gift Kit FREE with all orders placed today through Wednesday (ends at midnight May 8, 2024) but all 3 items are NEW TODAY!

I’ve included one each of these items:
Slice of Chocolate Cake with White Frosting
Mug of Coffee
Chocolate Cake Mix (1 piece chosen at random: the 2 photos at right are showing 2 possible options)

ALL 3 have been added to today’s sale collection, in case you’d like to order more!

 
New Food & Drink + Display Cart SALE

I looked through many projects with cakes (or sweets on offer at a street fair)… and landed on THREE that all use the Small Peddler’s Cart as the base (a mix of displays for a Christmas Fair, a Paris Street Painter or a Magical Fruit Stand)!

Just a brief preview of the 3 projects here… If you’d like to read more about each project, here are their posts (and see the next paragraph for links to all 3 supply lists):
A Christmas Treats Cart
A Paris Street Painter
Potterific Magical Fruit Stand

Use coupon PEDDLER when checking out to get an additional 20% off on EVERYTHING in this collection! That’s 20% off beyond current sale prices! Over 70 items, including all the new items AND all of the supplies from these 3 projects using the Small Peddler’s Cart:
A Christmas Treats Cart supplies
A Paris Street Painter supplies
Potterific Magical Fruit Stand supplies

The sale ends WEDNESDAY NIGHT, May 8th at midnight PST.

See the sale collection here!

  
Comments Off on Coffee, Desserts & Cocktails + FREE Cake Posted by Leslie, May 4th, 2024

New Hardware, Skulls & Witches Apothecary

Filed under Beads, Halloween, Laura Carson, Mini Hardware, Miniatures, Tutorials

There’s a fun Halloween project today: Witches Apothecary Chest by Design Team Member Laura Carson! Plus some NEW related items!

But first: a Witchy Gift Kit: FREE with all orders placed today through Wednesday (ends at midnight May 1, 2024)! EYEBALLS? Yes, I was inspired by Laura’s project so I’ve included one each of these items:
Antique Copper Skull Charms
Eyeball Cabs in Settings – Silver
Mini Black Plastic Cauldron – No Handle
(and all 3 have been added to today’s sale collection, in case you’d like to order more)!

Everything in Laura’s supply list is included in today’s sale collection (which includes all of today’s new and back-in-stock goodies, too) so be sure to get the DISCOUNT code below!
 

 
Witches Apothecary Chest by Laura Carson!

Laura’s used the Vanity Box with Drawers as the base of her chest: that vanity box was based on the much smaller 1:12 Scale Jewelry Box (bonus: the smaller jewelry box is included in the sale, too!), but with drawers that could be opened from either side (of course you can choose to only open them from one side).

Here’s a bit from Laura’s blog post:

My idea for this apothecary was to make it look like it was alive, complete with feet, hands and lots of eyes (I have the image of the eyes for you on my blog post).

I’ve made all kinds of witchy stuff (bottles, books, bookstand, scrolls, chalice, potion bowl, hourglass, and wand) to go on top of and inside the chest.

Note that Laura used a large skeleton hand charm as part of a book stand for the Spells and Potion Book (on the top of the chest). That hand charm is on backorder BUT I’ve added the Skeleton Hand Mold to the sale if you want to make your own hands.

The candles with faces are made from polymer clay which I demonstrate how to make in the video tutorial.

I love the candles with the faces (and there’s a preview photo down in the sale section below)… and Laura includes tons of tips about making those (and everything in this chest, like texture using eggshells and tissue paper) on her blog post.

Remember: Laura’s Witches Apothecary Chest Supply List is part of today’s sale collection (and note that the first row of featured items directly below are both in Laura’s project AND back-in-stock).

 
Metal Bits & Bobs for Making Stands

Laura is a pro at repurposing supplies. Did you notice the tall stand holding her potions book (and the 3 candle stands) are all built from beads and bead caps?

The 4 pics at right are showing the Silver and Bronze version of the Round Filigree Bead Cap or Mini Base with a couple options for beads on top (to start a tower of beads to make a taller stand that just the base piece). Beside the new Fancy Silver Drum Spacer Beads and Fancy Bronze Drum Spacer Beads shown, I also used Antique Silver Box Feet – Ribbed Melon and Raw Brass Box Feet – Cones. (All include in the sale collection, too!)

Beside the rest of the new treats below, a few more new metal findings are down in the sale section cuz I’ve run out of roooom!

 
Halloween!? Isn’t almost-May time to start planning?

A bunch of these eyeball items have been added to the sale in honor of Laura’s project (and the Eyeball Cabs in Settings – Bronze shown at right is another color option for the silver ones included in the gift kit).

The Silver Hanging Bat Connector and Metal Cauldron or Pot have been added as substitutes for Laura’s supplies (there’s a bat charm hanging off a goblet; the raw metal cauldron is another option if you want to paint your own).

All these supplies are also in today’s sale collection… see the COUPON below.
 

 
New Witches Apothecary Chest SALE

As promised, another photo of the chest, and a preview of Laura’s step-by-step tutorial on how to make the candles with polymer clay.

Oh my… a few more items I’ve added to this sale:
Silicone Mold – Skeleton Hand (to make your own hands)
Antique Gold Large Rondelles (replacing the sold-out rondelles used on top and bottom of the DIY hour glass)
Bronze Ornament Toppers (for ends of scrolls — see inside the chest)
Single Metal Mixing Bowl (for black potions bowl)
1:12 Scale Jewelry Box (not in artwork but similar if you want to make a smaller chest)

Use coupon WITCH-CHEST when checking out to get an additional 20% off on EVERYTHING in this collection! That’s 20% off beyond current sale prices! 50 items, including all the new items, the items in the gift kit, all of Laura’s supplies (and the extra substitutes I added)!

The sale ends WEDNESDAY NIGHT, May 1st at midnight PST.

See the sale collection here!

  
Comments Off on New Hardware, Skulls & Witches Apothecary Posted by Leslie, April 27th, 2024

New Gardening Supplies & Mini Greenhouse + FREE Gift

Filed under Beads, Fairy Garden, Miniatures, Shannon Cooper


Shannon Cooper’s Pixie Pause Room is made with the Mini Greenhouse with Stand (and is sooo cute)! Note that you can use the greenhouse separate from the stand if you’d like (the greenhouse portion is 3-1/2″ tall).

Shannon was so gracious to make a fun sample from this greenhouse (in the very short time I gave her… bad me!)

Here’s a bit from Shannon’s witty post:

“Occasionally, the younger pixies get into a bit more trouble than usual. They might forget to polish the beetles like they were told, or flit too fast through the dandelions and spoil the newly painted ladybirds. They might have even tied one too many knots in the hair of a sleeping child, and that calls for a time out! That is when they get sent off to spend a minute or two in the Pixie Pause Room, where they are supposed to think about what they did (or didn’t do) but most likely it is a place to complain about being cooped up unnecessarily for a frightfully long time.”

Everything in Shannon’s supply list is included in today’s sale collection (which includes all of today’s new and back-in-stock goodies, too) so be sure to get the DISCOUNT code below!

 
New & Back-in-Stock Garden Supplies

 
More Sale Planters & Vases

The new planters reminded me of this tiny wheelbarrow (with all the planters that can fit in it).

See a preview at right, with a Tiny Wooden Flower Pot (note: one is also in Shannon’s artwork above) and a Medium Metal Flower Pot with Saucer in the wheelbarrow, and all 3 sizes of metal flower pots sitting nearby.

All these supplies are also in today’s sale collection… see the COUPON below.
 

 
New Miniature Square Stand + More Plants on Sale

Miniature Square Stand: Updated! Now in chipboard. Finished size is a wee 1-1/2″ x 1-1/2″ x 2-1/4″ tall.

Such a versatile little table or plant stand to add to a scene. Shown at left with Mini Potted Fern, House Plant in Brown Pot, Ivory Resin Wide Vase and Bronze Hand Mirror Charm. (All include in the sale collection, too!)

AND a few back-in-stock plants — and some more I picked out that would fit into Shannon’s little project above — are highlighted below (in the sale, too).

 
FREE Gift with Orders

In honor of the back-in-stock Mini Rabbit Figurines shown at left, I’ve pulled together this Garden Creatures Gift Kit which is FREE with all orders placed today through Wednesday (ends at midnight April 24, 2024)!

The Mini Rabbit Figurines are perfect for hiding in a garden scene. Made of cast resin but are a good facsimile of ceramic.

In addition to a Rabbit Figurine, I’m including one each of these items:
– a Small Green Frog
– a Thimble (useful as a small planter or upside-down as a stand)
– a Tiny 3D Ladybug
(and all 4 have been added to today’s sale collection, in case you’d like to order more)

 
New Spring Gardening SALE

Oh my… I added bunches of extra gardeny things to the sale (many noted above; even more shown below or at right — and those Mini Succulents are now on clearance so with the coupon that’s a double saving).

Use coupon SPRING-24 when checking out to get an additional 20% off on EVERYTHING in this collection! That’s 20% off beyond current sale prices! Over 50 items, including all the new items and all of Shannon’s supplies!

The sale ends WEDNESDAY NIGHT, April 24th at midnight PST.

See the sale collection here!

  
Comments Off on New Gardening Supplies & Mini Greenhouse + FREE Gift Posted by Leslie, April 21st, 2024

Red Circus Coach, New Filigree & Kitchen Minis

Filed under Beads, Filigree, Kristin Batsel, Mini Hardware, Miniature Baking, Miniatures, Tutorials

How cute is this?! Design Team Member Kristin Batsel turned the 3D Cinderella Coach into a Circus Coach!

Everything in Kristin’s supply list is included in today’s sale collection (which includes all of today’s new and back-in-stock goodies, too) so be sure to get the DISCOUNT code below!

Psst! The sale includes the costumes Kristin designed herself for her peg people in the coach!
 

I can’t help but be a little sad that the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus closed for good. I have always loved the circus, and making circus art. It just so happens that the mini 3D Cinderella Coach, with a change of color and adornments, makes the perfect little circus wagon for little peg people. It’s been years since I made my Tiny Peg Circus, and it was time for those little performers to have a means of reliable transportation.

The wagon is just the right size to hold six members of the circus. For safety reasons, no one wanted to ride with the lions, so I constructed a little cage to tag along with the wagon.

And Kristin posted a tutorial showing how to turn one of the gates from the 2 Sets of Chipboard Gates into her Lion Cage! (Safety first!)

More info in Kristin’s blog post. And see her full supply list.

 
Metal Filigree

Hey, the first 2 items below are back-in-stock AND in Kristin’s artwork! AND to show how versatile they are, they were also used by Laura Carson in 2 of her Elegant Eggs shown at left at right. Here’s more info on Laura’s eggs.
 

 
New Kitchen

Ok… nothing to do with filigree OR circus acts, but cute thing keep arriving and kitchen/baking miniatures are very popular!

In addition to the 3 beauties below, the extras at left and right are a Kitchen Pots & Utensils Set (an updated version: still a 10-piece set but now in a lighter-color finish — and lighter weight plastic… hence lighter on your wallet, too), and a Mini Black Waffle Iron (with waffle)!

All these goodies are also in today’s sale collection… see the COUPON below.
 

 
New Hardware

 
FREE Gift with Orders

In honor of the NEW 13mm Tall Fancy Crown Bead Cap shown at left, I’ve pulled together this Mini Elephant Gift Kit which is FREE with all orders placed today through Wednesday (ends at midnight April 17, 2024)!

These new Crown Bead Caps are just perfect. Maybe a crown for a tiny creature. Even works up-side down as the base of a miniture cake plate (like the elephant’s circus act).

In addition to a Crown Bead Cap, I’m including both of these items:
– a Mini Baby Elephant
– a Tiny Cake Plate Filigree
(and those last 2 have been added to today’s sale collection, in case you’d like to order more)

 
New Red Circus Wagon SALE

One more bonus item I added to the sale collection: Florentine Brass Leaves. They’re used in more of Laura Carson’s fab eggs, like the 2 snippets shown above with all the metal filigree. (See the far right of her Red Queen Elegant Egg photo at right… at the top corners with a pearl added to each.)

Use coupon CIRCUS when checking out to get an additional 20% off on EVERYTHING in this collection! That’s 20% off beyond current sale prices! Over 20 items, including all the new items! (A few more items from Kristin’s supplies are shown below.)

The sale ends WEDNESDAY NIGHT, April 17th at midnight PST.

See the sale collection here!

  
Comments Off on Red Circus Coach, New Filigree & Kitchen Minis Posted by Leslie, April 14th, 2024

New Artwork: treasure hunting at The Warehouse Antiques!

Filed under Antique Shop, Miniatures, Rhonda Secrist Thomas, Shadowbox/Room Box, Tutorials

NEW artwork by Rhonda Thomas! The Warehouse Antiques is a wonder! Rhonda created 4 booths with different themes… each using a 4×4 Corner Room Box and Wrought Iron Window Grates (and fitting many of the recently-new cubbies inside to hold all the treasures).

And check out that preview photo at right: Rhonda made mossy-covered stone walls for the exterior of each booth (and provides a tutorial in her blog post).

Plus there are LOTS of new and back-in-stock miniatures today, most of which are hidden away in the antique shop… I’ll take a short tour of each booth.

Note that everything in Rhonda’s supply list AND ALL 25 of today’s new/back-in-stock items are included in today’s sale (read on to get the DISCOUNT code info)! Over 90 items!


 

 
The French Country Booth

To help me (and hopefully you) find things easier, I created a subset search link for each booth. Use this link to see just (ahem) the items in this French Country Booth.

Starting with some of Rhonda’s faves:

I love the hanging lantern. I used a simple plant hanger, a touch of gold acrylic paint and strong glue. Make sure to let the glue dry for a few hours so that the hanger is secure.

I have found so many gorgeous items for my kitchen from this booth. Old cake tins/pans and salt and pepper shakers are a fav. I also have a collection of roosters on top of my fridge, so that baby will be coming home with me.

Note: that search on “roosters” also links to the rooster on the throw rug!

I love how Rhonda painted the Geometric Design Pitcher (in gold and white… see the left side of the close-up photo below).

Before moving on to the next booth, here are links to 3 back-in-stock beauties in the French Country Booth:
Copper Bundt Cake Pan Set
Milk Bottles in Wire Basket
White 3-Tier Cupcake Stand

 
The Traditional Booth

Use this link to see the 22 items in this Traditional Booth.

Starting with a little story by Rhonda:

I had a gumball machine just like that when I was seven years old. We got it for Christmas, the whole family, and I was mesmerized. Probably not a good decision on my parent’s part because I was a gum hog. I would chew it all up every time they filled it and then one day, it wasn’t there anymore. It’s a little out of my price range so I had to leave it for another lucky buyer.

More of Rhonda’s antique gold and white paint technique is on 3 cast metal items (in the top row of the tall 6 Cubbies Rectangular Block at left):
Bowl or Vase with 2 Square Handles
Pitcher or Vase with Square Handle
– A teapot (no longer available BUT there is a new tea set!).

Before moving on to the next booth, here are links to 4 new or back-in-stock supplies in the Traditional Booth:
Gold 3-Arm Candelabra
Standing Gumball Machine
Set of Gold Oval Frames
Ink Well with Quill

 
The Oddities Booth

I have found some really cool finds in here. I have a collection of those crawling babies and religious statues.

The Creepy Dolls Collage Sheet is one of my favorites because the images are all dolls from my real life collection. Remember that TV series Oddities? That show inspired many of my crazy collections including several of the crawling babies.

There’s a new Retro Cast Metal Lunch Box (and related Cast Metal Thermos Bottle) similar to the red and black lunch pails Rhonda included (over on the left, the row under the vintage typewriter).

A few more… I’ve added the Mini Gramophone to this group (not quite the same one Rhonda used, but the same size and a close design). Under the creepy crawling baby is an Old Fashion Black Desk Phone and a Mini Microscope.

Use this link to see the 27 items in this Oddities Booth.

 
The Cashier Booth

Very cool! You can see in the wide photo way at the top of this page (with all 4 booths in one image): the cash register and the 6 cubbies/counter it’s sitting on can be moved off of the 4×4 floor and arranged separately.

There are TWO new cash registers today:
– The Large Antique Copper Cash Register is the one Rhonda used (a bit large for 1:12 scale but has lots of cool design details)
– The Bronze Cash Register is another color version of the gold one we’ve had for ages

The Cubby Faux Fronts Collage Sheet is a dream for those who create miniature scenes. Some areas, I simply cut the image out and glued it to the front of my cubby. You can find the cubbies in a variety of compartments including 2, 3, 4, 6, and 9. Best part, they are easy to assemble.

Note: Rhonda made some of the faux fronts into paper-hinged doors that can be folded open. More info on her blog post.

The signs (like “Old Prints”, “Glass & China”, “Cashier” and the name of her project: “The Warehouse Antiques”) are all from the same collage sheet. Rhonda used the Half Scale Signs and Sign Hangers (some hanging like the “cashier” sign in close-up below and some parts as separate sign backs like the “Sale” sign behind the gumball machine above).

Use this link to see all the items in this Cashier Booth.

 
FREE Gift with Orders

In honor of the back-in-stock Black Purse or Doctor’s Bag (AND 2 of the 3 items in this giftie also being back in stock), this Medical Antiques Gift Kit which is FREE with all orders placed today through Wednesday (ends at midnight April 10, 2024)!

It’s a mix of 3 antiqued silvertone charms:
3D Silver Hourglass Charm
3D Silver Doctor’s Bag Charm
Silver Microscope Charm (also similar to the microscrope in Rhonda’s artwork)
(and all 3 have been added to today’s sale collection, in case you’d like to order more)
 

 
NEW: Warehouse Antiques SALE

This is a custom collection that includes ALL the supplies from Rhonda’s artwork AND the 3 goodies in the gift kit I just mentioned AND ALL 25 new/back-in-stock items! I picked out a few more new items not yet shown to highlight below (and the Miniature Red Scale at right).

Use coupon WAREHOUSE when checking out to get an additional 20% off on EVERYTHING in this collection!

The sale ends WEDNESDAY NIGHT, April 10th at midnight PST. Over 90 items!

See the entire sale collection here!

  
Comments Off on New Artwork: treasure hunting at The Warehouse Antiques! Posted by Leslie, April 7th, 2024

Chocolates, Strawberries, Candy Tins & Jars + FREE Sweets

Filed under Market Stall, Miniature Baking, Miniatures, Teri Calia, Valentine's Day

Maybe it’s all the Easter candy lining the grocery store shelves… but I’ve been thinking about chocolates.

And as a few mini (teeny tiny!) resin and polymer clay sweets arrived from Thailand (and some long-missed candy jar sets finally became available again)… I thought it’s time to revisit this fabulous Maison de l’Amour Market Stall artwork by Teri Calia!

Everything in Teri’s supply list is included in today’s sale collection (which includes all these new and back-in-stock goodies, too) so be sure to get the DISCOUNT code below!

 
New & Back-in-Stock Cookie Tins & Sweets!

Eek! It’s been ages since I could find these tins! And look how sweet they look with the new polymer clay strawberries or chocolate roses inside (or some cookies). All the treats are directly below.

There are also 2 collage sheets with tiny labels for the tins (already in the sale as part of Teri’s supplies; you can view them both here).

All these goodies are also in today’s sale collection… see the COUPON below.
 

 
FREE Gift with Orders

In honor of that Pink Resin Sweets Mix shown above, I’ve pulled together this Pink Cakes Gift Kit which is FREE with all orders placed today through Wednesday (ends at midnight April 3, 2024)!

It’s a mix of 3 resin cakes:
– ONE cake from the new Pink Resin Sweets Mix (so the 2 photos at right are showing 2 options for the 3 cakes you’ll receive)
– a Crepe Cake with Strawberries
– a Strawberry Shortcake
(and those last 2 cakes have been added to today’s sale collection, in case you’d like to order more)

 
New Sweet Treats Market Stall SALE

A few more sale items I added to Teri’s supply list, to substitute for old items which have sold out:
1:12 Scale Market Stall (the stall Teri used was a bit large but this one is a more reasonable width)
Mini Rose Buds – Pink Cream Variegated
Tiny Doilies – White – Set of 4
Micro Mini Teddy Bear (yes, there is one on the 2nd shelf, over on the right side but partially hidden by the banner)
Oval Wicker Fruit Basket with Handle (did you notice how Teri used the runners from the Dollhouse Laser-Cut Half Scale Table Runners & Doilies to line baskets (painted black)? on the right side of the counter)
Arrowback Rocking Chair Kit (my substitute stall isn’t deep enough for a chair, but there is one in the original art, which a dog sitting on it)
Miniature White Vase
Red Heart Inside Heart Polymer Clay Cane
Whew!

Use coupon PINK-CAKE when checking out to get an additional 20% off on EVERYTHING in this collection! That’s 20% off beyond current sale prices! Over 30 items, including all the new items! (A few more new or back-in-stock items from the sale are shown below.)

The sale ends WEDNESDAY NIGHT, April 3rd at midnight PST.

See the sale collection here!

  
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New Room Box, Furniture & Artist Studio Artwork!

Filed under Beads, Collage Sheets, Guest Designers, Miniatures, New Furniture, Shadowbox/Room Box

What a treat! A new 7×9 Corner Room Box with Window (designed to fit the Double Layer Window).

Plus new furniture (and LOTS of new and back-in-stock miniature supplies fit for an artist’s studio… more on that shortly).

And NEW artwork by Connie Littell! Note that everything in Connie’s supply list AND ALL 22 of today’s new/back-in-stock items are included in today’s sale (read on to get the DISCOUNT code info)!

 
Artist Studio in Miniature

This little scene uses the new 7 x 9 Corner Room Box with Window. Before starting any room box I dry fit it together to determine which side of each wall is interior vs exterior and mark them as such. I was going for a slightly industrial loft look for this studio so started by bricking the interior wall with the window in it. I covered the assembly tabs with painters tape then, working in sections, I used the same tape to hold a Small Brick Wall Stencil in place. The raised bricks were made using modeling paste, which I spread through the stencil openings with a palette knife. The stencil was carefully lifted off and rinsed with water and the wall was set aside for the paste to dry. After a few hours I moved the stencil to a new section to repeat this process.

The furnishings for the art studio are some new pieces as well. Alpha Stamps carries a series of cubbies that can be stacked into a huge variety of configurations. I chose to use a Single Cubby (set of 2) plus a 4 Cubbies Square Block and a 6 Cubbies Rectangular Block for the display case. They were painted in a dark brown before being stacked and glued to each other. The rear wall and ‘floor’ of each cubby got a muted neutral paper to help show off the contents inside each cube. Since the single cubby comes in a set of two, I decided to reverse one of them and give it a faux drawer front using the new Cubby Faux Fronts Collage Sheet. There were SO many great options to choose from I had a hard time deciding!

I painted the bottom of a Tall Wooden Ladder and added a cardinal brad for inspiration. The red bird painting on the Miniature Easel with Blank Canvases is a work in progress. There’s a Miniature Paint Set in Box sitting on the stool and the 15mm Tall Glass Jar on the drop cloth has some tinted resin in it to represent a paint brush rinse cup.

The Miniature Easel comes with two blank wooden boards. Those got tucked into a Wooden Storage Crate with Metal Screen Sides along with (another) Mini Frame (some were also used on the wall to frame finished paintings) and a scrap of mat board.

Beautiful work, Connie!

More info (and more photos!) in Connie’s blog post. Plus more specifics on where she used items from her supply list.

 
More New Supplies!

Don’t be deceived by the (relatively) large size of those wooden jars shown at right: see how tiny they are, per one I’m holding in the pic at left! Those are 2 tiny wooden jars + 2 wooden barrel beads + a new set of flat disc beads that fit as lids. See all 5 in the group here.

Did you notice Connie used both of those wooden jars in her Artist Studio? She added labels from the Tiny Craft Room Labels Collage Sheet (after painting them white to look like acrylic paint jars).

Those jar parts plus a bunch more new or back-in-stock supplies shown below are ALL in today’s sale collection… see the COUPON below.
 

 
NEW: Artist Studio SALE

Ooo! Another beautiful photo of Connie’s project! Makes me want to move right in!

Back to the SALE at hand: this is a custom collection that includes the supplies from Connie’s artwork AND ALL 22 new/back-in-stock items! I picked out a couple more items in that photo to highlight below.

Use coupon STUDIO when checking out to get an additional 20% off on EVERYTHING in this collection!

The sale ends WEDNESDAY NIGHT, March 27th at midnight PST. Over 60 items!

See the entire sale collection here!

  
Comments Off on New Room Box, Furniture & Artist Studio Artwork! Posted by Leslie, March 23rd, 2024