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NEW Paper Flowers on Sale (+ Artwork and Giveaway!)

Filed under Art Projects, Flowers, French Corsets Kit, Laura Carson, Lora Mahaffey, Newsletters, Sale, Tutorials

Note: most of the links on this post no longer work, as we moved to a new Web site in 2018. However, you can see the supply list items from Laura’s and Lora’s projects that are still available on the new site.

Good thing that Design Team Member Laura Carson provided a tutorial for her Victorian Corset Shop Altered Alarm Clock — I couldn’t figure out how she got that wonderful raised texture on the side of the Assemblage Alarm Clock. I think I captured just enough in the cropped photos at right so you can see she glued strips of Dresden and Mini Chipboard Scrolls to the sides (before she gessoed, painted and antiqued). Clever.

Plus, Laura made a great little sign for her “corset shop” using the New Village Sign Post Die-Cut Chipboard and an image (one of my favorites) from The Secret Out At Last Collage Sheet — “The secret out at last, why Mrs. Brown has such a perfect figure.”

And then there’s the flowers! Just a portion of the riot of colorful (NEW and ON SALE) flowers that Laura decorated her “shop” with are shown at right. More on the new paper flowers and the ENTIRE paper flower section being on sale is below.

Here is Laura’s supply list and Laura shares more photos and a tutorial on her blog.

And our second Design Team project today, also using the French Corset Kit, is a fabulous and funny little corset book by Lora Mahaffey! Her little book is filled with witty phrases about bad girls, corsets, and the pain of wearing a corset.

Read more (and see lots more pics) on Lora’s blog. And/or keep up with all the corset projects by the Design Team in the Gallery. And here is Lora’s supply list for all of those bright and sure-to-wake-you-up colors.

And speaking of color… what a treat! Bunches of new Mulberry Paper Flowers have arrived this week (handmade and beautiful) and I’ve put the ENTIRE Paper Flowers (and Leaves) Section On Sale!

But before you run off to see Laura’s tutorial, or Lora’s blog post, scroll down to see what’s new and what’s in today’s Giveaway!

 Thursday Newsletter Recap: Altered Book Box Tutorial!

Don’t Forget Thursday’s Newsletter
with artwork and a Tutorial by Caroline Ouzts-Hay!

Botanical Tea Scrapbook Paper
On Sale!

Gardenias – Cream-Pink-Brown
On Sale!

Hey, even more flowers than the new ones above in this newsletter! And the ENTIRE Botanical Tea Collection AND the paper flowers announced on Thursday are All on Sale!


Hooray! A Wanton Corset Giveaway! (What?! With all those snarky phrases in Lora’s corset book — and the Wanton Rubber Stamp included in the prize — I couldn’t help it!)

Beside a French Corset Kit and most everything in Lora’s Corset Book (here’s a reminder of her supply list), all these extra goodies are included:
Victorian Garden Collage Sheet (On Sale because of the Victorian Collage Sheets Sale, which will be ending on March 23rd!)
Pink Roses Collage Sheet
Modern Romance Mini Floral Bags On Sale!
Pink Roses Clear Stickers On Sale!
Fancy Corset Chipboard Embellishment
Victorian Fan Buttons
Leaf Sequin Mix On Sale!
Chipboard Torso Die-Cuts On Sale!
7mm Flower Washers (a good size substitute for the metal rondelles Lora used as decorative washers down the front of her corset lacing)
4 Inch Whitewashed Scroll Hanger On Sale!
Mauve Satin Ribbon Gold Edges On Sale!
Mini Cording – Pink/White On Sale!
Crocheted Cotton Lace Trim On Sale!
– One each of all 16 page designs from the Stationers Desk 6×6 Paper Pad On Sale!

To enter the Wanton Corset Giveaway drawing all you have to do is leave a comment BELOW on this blog post TODAY (the deadline is 11:59 pm PST, March 16, 2014).

Don’t forget to leave your (hello! correct) email address, too, so I can contact the winner; your email address does not need to be made public. Note: I’m offering free shipping, too, but only within the USA. International shipping will still apply.

Please be patient! Spammers try to post crap here a lot so comments are moderated. So if you don’t see your post in the comments section, be patient and check back in a few hours before re-posting it, please!

After midnight, I’ll randomly pick the winner (via So make sure to check back to see who won! And check your mailbox on Thursday morning for the next Giveaway and Newsletter!

Hey, who won Thursday’s Pink Botanical Fairies Giveaway? That would be Sandy Fisher! Please check your email for my message about getting your mailing address.

Posted by Leslie, March 16th, 2014

125 responses to “NEW Paper Flowers on Sale (+ Artwork and Giveaway!)”

  1. Ronda Liebert says:

    What fun! Love the colors.

  2. Gerri herbst says:

    What a darling giveaway! Thank you for offering such wonderful supplies.

  3. Me Pugh says:

    Oh, can you ever have to many corsets….lovely collection.

  4. Kim Lucak says:

    Love the antiques, very cute!!!

  5. Kim Kormos says:

    Adorable 🙂

  6. Kathlene Ford-Walters says:

    Ooh la la! What a great give-away.

  7. Wow…Love it!!! 🙂 Another great Giveaway. Thanks.

  8. Lori Turner says:

    What a great giveaway, would love to win! Blessings, Lori

  9. Diana Kelly says:

    This is so pretty, I am in love. Thank you for the giveaway.

  10. Sue Scott says:

    this is such a stunning project!! I would LOVE to win it!! if not, can I buy the whole kit?? 🙂

  11. MargieD says:

    Oh yes please! I love the altered clock corset shop and that corset book is to die for. Fabulous prize again. Thank you so much for the chance to win.

  12. Melanie J. says:

    I would love to make an altered clock and use the Wanton Corset Giveaway as the basis for the project. Thanks for the chance to win.

  13. LoriSW says:

    One of these days I’ll win some lovelies here! Great new art today.

  14. Russell says:

    Of corset I want some goodies.

  15. Angela Hartley says:

    just started doing this sort of art and I get so very much inspiration here! fantastic artists!!!

  16. What a terrific array of goodies!

    … and, who doesn’t love a wanton corset?!

    thanks for throwing my name in the cyber hat! I’ll keep trying until I get picked LOL

  17. Rosie V. says:

    Where do you get these wonderful ideas?? The colors are yummy!!

  18. Jennifer Jesson says:

    oh my gosh! the spring colors are killing me. I can’t wait for cold weather to be over.

  19. angelic says:

    Beautiful corset collection! thanks for beautiful giveaway!

  20. Pat Shaw says:

    Wow another fabulous giveaway. They just
    keep getting better and better! Thanks for the chance to win!

  21. Lori Devoux says:

    So living for this! Thanks for the chance to win. I’m keeping my fingers crossed!

  22. Amanda Miller says:

    I adore this! Fingers crossed!

  23. Jamie says:

    I want this one!

  24. April says:

    This is just cute as all get out!!!

  25. Jill Noblitt says:

    What a great idea! Beautiful!!!

  26. Mary Toriello says:

    I need a new corset!

  27. Jen says:

    Love it…and it’d be perfect for me, since I have always been a wanton woman! 😉

  28. Gina Goodling says:

    And I’m good, but I could be so much better with this fabulous Wanton Corset Giveaway!

  29. OMG I would LOVE to win, I love that corset it is just gorgeous!!! Thanks for the opportunity!

  30. Karen N says:

    Oh those Victorian women and their corsets…how did they do it? Beautiful giveaway! Thanks for sharing the inspiration every week!

  31. Need some pretty in my life and this would be a good start!

  32. KIM says:

    Flowers and more flowers.I can’t get enough.
    Thanks for a chance to win.

  33. Phoebe Diamond says:

    Looks like a project for next Valentine’s Day. How fun…

  34. Nellie Cotnam says:

    Pink roses are definitely my favorite theme. Please pick me to win!

  35. Theresa G. says:

    What a beautiful giveaway!!! The colors are so spring-like!

  36. Lorna Dufrane says:

    Oh! So much fun!

  37. DianeD says:

    So beautiful! Of course everything Laura does is gorgeous.

  38. Jo says:

    LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this Victorian set!
    Happy Sunday! Happy Spring!

  39. Lou Anne Colodny says:

    the best !!

  40. Debbie Emmons says:

    Love the corsets, sure glad we don’t have to wear them!

  41. Laurie Davis says:

    such a gorgeous giveaway! would love to play with all those pretty things!

  42. Blair Lowery says:

    So spring like.

  43. Ann says:

    Elegant and pretty!

  44. Nancy says:

    Very nice…great selection of goodies.

  45. Sokat says:

    I a wonton…lol. Count me in

  46. Kim B says:

    love it!

  47. Emily N. says:

    Great giveaway! Would love to win this!

  48. Jennifer Jett says:

    Such a beautiful package of goodies! Thanks for sharing!!!

  49. Mary White says:

    Another inspiring and fabulous giveaway.

  50. Sandy Holva says:

    A great kit to win!

  51. Karen says:

    What a beautiful collection of goodies. I would love – love – love it.

  52. Cindy Fitch says:

    Pink and pretty! This is a beautiful collection. Thanks for the chance to win.

  53. Carol Slowik says:

    Thank you for this lovely collection and a chance to win it!!

  54. chark says:

    love the feminine touches with the wanton bit…funny!

  55. Cherie says:


  56. So pretty – I adore vintage style corsets, have some beautiful stamps that would look amazing alongside those goodies.
    Thank you for the chance to win.

  57. Jennie says:

    Love all the corset projects that have been featured lately.

  58. Marilyn H says:


  59. sheila AR says:

    The flowers are amazing!! I must get to that Corset shop fast, so my figure too will be once again the envy of all!

  60. Holly Day says:

    Perfect for making Valentine cards!

  61. Jeri Aaron says:

    What a fantastic project and giveaway!!! I’m definately using this as a project at my annual Cabin Fever retreat. Please count me in for the drawing ~

  62. Lorna says:

    How perfectly scandalous! Who knew corsets could be so much fun?

  63. Virginia S. says:

    What a gorgeous project. It’s so feminine. The roses and shades of bink and cream are lovely.

  64. Mary Mac says:

    The ribbons are just beautiful with this giveaway.

  65. Mary Weland says:

    A gorgeous and colorful display!

  66. Linda Ellis says:

    Super for ATCs, 4×4, postcards, accordion cards!

  67. Laura says:

    Absolutely gorgeous! I could really have a lot of fun with this!

  68. DebR says:

    What a wonderful giveaway, I’d love to be entered! Saw Laura Carson’s tutorial yesterday and love the clock and Lora Mahaffey’s corset book is fabulous! Thanks for the opportunity.

  69. Joe says:

    Thanks for the chance to win this amazing package!

  70. Deb Neerman says:

    WoW, what a gorgeous assortment of goodies! Thanks for the chance to win!!

  71. Lou Anne says:

    I absolutely adore your giveaways!

  72. Sandi James says:

    thanks for the chance to win, such beautiful items!!

  73. Gilda says:

    Another beautiful prize. Thanks so much for a chance to win.

  74. Traci says:

    Yes!! I would love to win all these beautiful things.

  75. Lynn Fox says:

    Glorious – that’s all I can say!

  76. Lori Wilczek says:

    Beautiful. The giveaway says spring!

  77. Cocoa says:

    As always, what a wonderful giveaway!

  78. Teresa Currie says:

    Wanton AND corset in the description!! I love it!!

  79. Nancy Stone says:

    You have the best giveaways. Hope to win one someday.

  80. Carrie Monnier-Cummings says:

    All these wonderful pieces are screaming my name! Love them all.

  81. Vickey Falk says:

    Love decorating clothing!!! What a great give away!

  82. P boszko says:

    Oh what a wonderful giveaway for creativness…thanks for the opportunity to win!

  83. Maura Flood says:

    All of these goodies are luscious. And I love that “wanton” stamp! But I do wonder why the ultra-powerful Queen Victoria didn’t ban corsets.

  84. Jackie N says:

    love those flowers and oooo la la!! sexy corsets!!

  85. Kathy Bumb says:

    Love your newest giveaway – it is so beautiful and colorful. Would love to win. Love your store also.

  86. Marilyn Fishwick says:

    Love the corsets,especially wanton ones. LOL
    I want to make one of those books or maybe two or three. Oh my!!

  87. Mary-Ann says:

    Such a beautiful set!

  88. Deb Moon says:

    It’s Alpha Stamps – Of corsets a wonderfully yummy set of goodies!

  89. Marcia says:

    corsets. aren’t we lucky!!!!!

  90. Paulanne says:

    Oh please random picker program, pick me…pretty corset, please.

  91. Luanne Shoup says:

    love the soft spring colors!

  92. Jen R says:

    What a fun project!

  93. Pam Weiler says:

    Love this giveaway. Thank you for your generosity.

  94. Liane Ceglar says:

    LOVE….love….love the Corset Theme, thank you for the opportunity !!!
    Liane 🙂

  95. Michele says:

    Ooh La La!

  96. Ann says:

    Oh my!! I do love me a “naughty girls” project! Love Lora’s book, Caroline’s book box, AND Laura’s amazing assemblage clock. Would simply adore winning all that wanton corset deliciousness!!! Thanks, AS and fabulous DT, for such fun, generous inspiration.

  97. Darlene Propp says:

    What a great theme! I love corsets!

  98. DebbieK says:

    Lovely projects and gorgeous flowers. Thanks for the chance to win your giveaway.

  99. Thalia Kottke says:

    Another great give-away, thanks for the chance to win.

  100. coco says:

    Wow!!! another fabulous giveaway! Thanks for the chance to win!

  101. Sharon K says:

    Another totally fantastic giveaway. I love the “bad” girls vibe.

  102. Fab giveaway – thanks for a chance to win 🙂

  103. LeAnn says:

    Love the Victorian style. Gorgeous!

  104. Lisa M says:

    Oh, how I ADORE those chipboard shapes, especially the signpost. Lovely projects; thanks for the inspiration!

  105. Sharon says:

    Oh such a fun and naughty giveaway! I love it…

  106. Christine Dahlin says:

    Oh! How I wanton to win fabulous flowers!

  107. Brenda Lubrant says:

    I am lovin seeing all of these beautiful flowers. I cannot wait until my real ones come up in the yard.

  108. MaggieM says:

    Wow, what a selection of perfect paper flowers! I love the corset book and the altered alarm clock mixed media project – I’d love to win so I could give them a try:) Thanks, again, for a wonderful giveaway!

  109. Natalie Laney says:

    This is one beautiful giveaway. Love the colors and the flowers

  110. Okay I looove this too, this could be my favorite, I love that vintage look, again wonderful give away !!!
    pick me ! puhleeeeeze !

  111. Jeanne Kelly says:

    So feminine! I love it!

  112. Laura says:

    Wonderful giveaway!

  113. Karen says:

    beautiful vintage look, love this

  114. laura says:

    My secret pleasure is alphastamps in the wee hours. LOVE the projects and I literally have stayed up all night watching tutorials. At 3 am with plastic in hand, it’s so easy to give into I need that project lust. Just a wanton crafter, come to me goodies!

  115. bonnie bird says:

    this is just the most fabulous give away yet!! thanks for the chance to win this!!

  116. Stacia says:

    The giveaways just get better and better!

  117. Rae Higgins says:

    Love all the goodies this week!

  118. Helen Potter says:

    Beautiful items in this week’s giveaway. I would love to win!

  119. Carolyn Bowlby says:

    Gotta have it.

  120. wow!!! such wit and craftiness and beauty!!! i admire your website and blog! well done

  121. Carmen Willis says:

    This wonderful giveaway is a great inspiration for a fun tea party!