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Victorian Exploding Carousel Box(es)

Filed under Art Projects, Bella's Corner, Design Team, Newsletters, Sale, Tutorials, Valentine's Day

Ooh! I think there’s a nice balance of new products and new art and new sale items in this newsletter. Before I let Miz Bella wax poetic about a lovely Valentine project by Laura Carson, let me remind you to come back and see who won Thursdays Giveaway (and other fun news) after you’ve checked out Laura’s tutorial.

“Oh that crazy woman, Miz Laura Carson, is at it again! Can you believe this GORGEOUS New! Victorian Exploding Picture Box – Carousel? As if it’s not enough that the bottom box opens to reveal chocolate hearts but the top box contains an altered bottle with a love note inside! Inside the large box Laura used images from three different Collage Sheets:
Romantic Perfume Labels,
Vintage French Ads and
Cherub Frames.

“Oooohhhhhhh, a loooooove note! Such a sentimental girl that Laura! Other components Laura used that make me feel a hoarding session about to start are the Heart Stick Pins, Inca Gold Gilders Paste, those (new) Ivory Cherub Buttons holding roses, and the fabulous Hexagon Hanging Lantern at the top of the carousel. Swoon! Better get your orders in before I put my order together!

“See more photos in the gallery. And/or pop on over to Laura’s blog to see more details and to find out how she made this beautiful love token!”

And beside Laura’s creative tower arrangement of the Victorian Exploding Picture Box – Carousel, I’m enamored of Nichola Battilana’s beautiful garden (with mushrooms and a tiny fairy house!) inside her interpretation of the same box (with the more standard arrangement of the nested inner panels).

Nichola also made good use of all the butterflies on the Olde Curiosity Shoppe Butterfly Specifics Scrapbook Paper, and the pretty mulberry paper Gardenias. Here’s a link to all the papers and goodies Nichola used. And see more photos of Nichola’s artwork in the gallery.

 Russian Telephone Assemblage by Rhonda Secrist Thomas

Additional photos are in the gallery.

Large Paper Mache House
On Sale!

Craftsman 6x6 Paper Pad
Craftsman 6×6 Paper Pad
Back in Stock and On Sale!

Wood Doors – Gold

 Pendants Sale (Collage Sheets and Metal Settings!)

Hey, in honor of the Pendants & Ornaments Collage Sheets now being available as digital downloads, the ENTIRE section is on sale!

And, the 2 Pendant Settings Sections are on sale, too: Cast Pewter and Plated or Raw Brass!

The products at right are just a few examples of what’s on sale!

Gypsy Charms Mini Collage Sheet

Oval Mini Bracelet Links & Glass Cabs

30x22mm Flat Lace Edge Setting

 Thursday Newsletter Catch-Up

Artwork by Kristin Batsel using the (On Sale!) Wooden Alphabet Blocks

Adorable Miniature Ornaments
(New and On Sale!) by Nichola Battliana!

Drum roll please… the winner of the February Valentine Kit Giveaway is Cheryl Koppitch!

And although the Giveaway is over, there’s still time to enter the February Swap (if you act quickly) and the ENTIRE Valentines & Romance Collage Sheets section is still on sale!

Read more about both art projects and the Giveaway on the blog.

Art Deco Valentine Collage Sheet
(On Sale!)

Posted by Leslie, February 17th, 2013

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