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Final Day Tim Holtz Sale (New Supplies, Artwork & Giveaways!)

Filed under Art Projects, Back in Stock, Giveaways, Katie Zoey Ho, Marie in Wonderland, Newsletters, Sale, Tim Holtz

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 Katie’s project that are still available on the new site.

Before Design Team Coordinator Miz Bella (Kim Ayers) introduces a sweet project by Katie Zoey Ho, a reminder that we are again having TWO Giveaway drawings! More info below.

And I’m continuing the FREE Gift with Order announced on Sunday: Double Dot Vintage Color Swatchbook (in honor of the new papers Lora used in her Disastrous Tea Party).

AND… the Collage Sheet Sale and FREE Collage Sheet offer is still going strong! For every $20 you spend, you can pick out a FREE Collage Sheet! The “pick out a free collage sheet” offer has expired BUT check the current newsletter for a NEW FREE collage sheet promo!

Reminder: FINAL SALE DAY! Since almost all the new items announced last Sunday (and today!) are by Tim Holtz… the ENTIRE Tim Holtz Products Section is On Sale! Over 400 products! Catch ‘em quick ’cause the sale ends TONIGHT (March 26h at midnight PST)!

Design Team Member Katie Zoey Ho has put together a sweet, (and quick!) Cupcake Stand Topper using the Marie in Wonderland Kit.

To create the base, Katie stacked 2 of the Tiny Paper Mache Boxes and put a Marie over the Die-Cut Chipboard Panniers Dress from the Marie Takes Tea Collage Sheet.

Using Creative Paperclay, the whimsical teapots and teacups were cast from the 3D Tea Party Silicone Mold and the little bow on Marie’s dress and use as design elements around the base were cast from the Mini Bows Silicone Mold.

A couple of tips from Katie when using the 3D Tea Party Silicone Mold to aid in easy release, is to add talcum powder to the mold before putting your clay in. Also, you’ll want to prime your pieces after they’ve dried with a layer of gesso before painting. About the design of her piece, Katie said:

I wanted to keep it simple and straightforward for the sake of easy display and keeping.

It is a scrumptious little piece, don’t you think?

You’ll find Katie’s supply list here!


Hooray for the Lots of Ovals Giveaway!

Wow… one thing really led to another for this one! I started out thinking about the Marie Antoinette (and related French) collage sheets that have not been featured this month. And while I was taking a photo of the Tim Holtz Foundry Frames (’cause, frankly, they are so much prettier than my original photo)… I started playing around with what collage sheet images would look good in that size frame. Then it got out of hand…

Not just Marie-themed, I picked out these collage sheets:
– 25×18 French Ovals Collage Sheet
– 40x30mm French Ovals Collage Sheet
– Wistful Collage Sheet
– Tracy’s Beauties Collage Sheet
– Oval Cameo & Mirror Frames Collage Sheet
– Tintypes Collage Sheet (Note: those last two got cropped out of the photo, so see pics below.)

Then this mini avalanche of oval-shaped frames
– Jeweled Oval Pendant Frame
– Tim Holtz Foundry Frames
– Wood Flourish Frames
– 40x30mm Cupid Cameos
– Large Antique Silver Oval Setting
– 30x22mm Flat Lace Edge Setting
– 18x13mm Oval Settings
– 18x13mm Resin Cameo Sets – Skeleton Women
– Virgin of Guadalupe Cameo
– 47x35mm Black Resin Settings
– 25x18mm Oval Setting & Cabochon

Note: click on this custom search to see all 17 items (you’ll get a few more oval things in those search results, so only (!?) the 17 items listed above will be included in the Giveaway).

To enter the Lots of Ovals Giveaway Drawings (yes, plural, as I pulled two of these prize packages!):

1. you can leave a comment BELOW on this blog post TODAY OR TOMORROW


2. you can place an order TODAY OR TOMORROW (all orders will be in the drawing for the 2nd prize package)

The deadline for both drawings is 11:59 pm PST, FRIDAY NIGHT, March 27, 2015)!

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 winners (via So check your mailbox on Sunday morning to see who won and for the next Giveaway and Newsletter!

Hey, who won the TWO Disastrous Tea Party Giveaways? That would be Jan Korzenaskie AND Betsy Lute! (Note: the second Giveaway was a random drawing from orders placed during the contest.)

Posted by Leslie, March 26th, 2015

91 responses to “Final Day Tim Holtz Sale (New Supplies, Artwork & Giveaways!)”

  1. Holly Day says:

    Wow–I love the cameos! What a neat giveaway!

  2. What a terrific – and useful – giveaway!

    Since I’ve been called an egghead, doesn’t that make me eligible to win an oval prize?!


  3. Karen says:

    Makes me think of my search for ancestors!

  4. Juniper says:

    Oh to have this much FUN!

  5. Arlene Groepper says:

    Love anything Victorian!

  6. cathrine bolin says:

    Love this collection!

  7. Regina Salvador says:

    Beautiful pendant frames!

  8. Debbie Kaste says:

    Love the gorgeous piece Katie made and would LOVE to win the generous give away. Thanks for the chance!

  9. Darlene says:

    Beautiful collage sheets!!!! ….wonderful giveaway…as always!!!!

  10. Russell says:

    Super fun! So many possibilities. Yes, please! 🙂

  11. Barb Johnson says:

    Great giveaway!!! I love those pendants!

  12. Gail Gill says:

    Beautiful items in this giveaway. Keeping my fingers crossed 🙂

  13. Melanie Curtis says:

    Love the Cupcake Stand Toppers! And thanks for the chance to win the Ovals Giveaway – perfect shape for frames and Easter eggs!

  14. Love those collage sheets!!

  15. Kathleen says:

    I love the ovals giveaway – I love anything old-fashioned and romantic.

  16. kim says:

    Wonderful! I adore all the collage images and those frames!!! wow!
    Thanks for a chance and have a great weekend!~kim

  17. Lorna E. says:

    There’s something really appealing in this collection of frames and collage sheets – really nice giveaway.

  18. Dawn says:

    Very pretty giveaway. Lots of fun frames.

  19. Carolyn Bowlby says:

    Yes, please send this my way.

  20. Emily N. says:

    I love all the collage material!

  21. Lisa R. says:

    HELLO!!! Love, love this kit!!! Still trying to win a give-a-way!! Lol hope to make a shadow box with some of these goodies! Going to subscribe today! 😊 can’t wait to get my first kit next month?!

  22. Jan Korzenaskie says:

    Love love love this giveaway!

  23. Karen says:

    Thank you for another opportunity to win a wonderful giveaway. Love the collection!

  24. Mary Helene says:

    Love all the gorgeous frames with this fun giveaway.

  25. Awesome giveaway hope I win this time!!

  26. Lisa R. says:

    In case you don’t have my email its I d mind my email on here.

  27. Verna Stapleton says:

    Love those beautiful faces. They just make you smile.

  28. Rosemary Sharon says:

    I love cameos and dolly pendants……oh my…..this is wonderful…..Pick me!

  29. barbara macaskill says:

    WOW! I can think of lots of awesome things I could do with all these collage sheets and oval things! Thanks for the chance to give these ideas life!

  30. Birgit says:

    Oh my gosh — what a lovely giveaway! Thanks for the chance. 🙂

  31. wendy williams says:

    HOLTZ is HOT! He speaks to me on soooo many levels!

  32. Andrew Francesconi says:

    Love these giveaways and your wonderful store of altered art supplies.

  33. Lana says:

    Simply gorgeous….just send this right on ‘oval’ to my house!

  34. Jen R says:

    Lovely tea party project and great giveaway!

  35. Janet Turner says:

    What a beautiful giveaway!

  36. Jo Ellen says:

    Ohhh! I love the women’s images

  37. Lori D. says:

    Love!!! Thanks for the chance to win. I’m keeping my fingers crossed!

  38. KIM says:

    Prefect giveaway.
    Already have several ideas for the
    collage sheets
    Thanks Alpha Stamps
    For the chance to win.

  39. Sandy says:

    I love that you give us peons a chance to win these great kits. Thank you

  40. Brigitte B. says:

    Ovals! Love the sheets and most of all the settings. <3

  41. Cocoa says:

    Wow! Look at the possibilities with this giveaway!

  42. Roxanne says:

    haha…love all this ‘stuff’! I got impatient and ordered some wonderful supplies….can’t wait till they get here! But still would love to win a lil prize too while I’m waiting…. 🙂

  43. M. C. Sparks says:

    The “ancestors” are great!

  44. Amanda says:


  45. Denise Bryant says:

    Awesome project! And I love the Tim Holtz sale stuff too! Gotta check that out!

  46. Thalia Kottke says:

    A great group of items!

  47. Miss Iowa says:

    What a sweet giveaway. Love the pink and yellow color scheme of the first project.

  48. Patti says:

    These are really pretty, and what a great color mix. As always, thanks for the opportunity to win!

  49. Kimberly Barcello says:


  50. Omg !!! I love the collage sheets, the ideas are endless ! I really, really need this !

  51. DebR says:

    Great make by Katie and love that oval giveaway too! Thanks Alpha Stamps

  52. Carmen Willis says:

    Love the ovals and collage sheets in this giveaway…hope I win!

  53. Lou Anne says:

    Your giveaways are the best! Thank you for the chance to win!

  54. Marcia says:

    Cameos! I love cameos!

    You guys are just the best with your generosity!

  55. Mary-Ann says:

    Love, Love, Love this!!

  56. Dena Cottrell says:

    Would love to win

  57. Jean Marmo says:

    Such fun! Loving Lots of Ovals!! THanks for the chance to win!

  58. Karen Mallory says:

    Love the oval giveaway!!

  59. Jackie says:

    Oh my gorgeous ovals!! Yes please!!

  60. lavinia says:

    lovely !!!

  61. Gilda says:

    Love the frames and collage sheets.

  62. Brenda lubrant says:

    I am thinking & daydreaming how I could incorporate these beautiful oval shaped collage women on my mixed media canvases.

  63. DianeD says:

    Great giveaway! Lovely.

  64. Sokat says:

    This giveaway reminds me of old museum pices. Lovely

  65. Pat Shaw says:

    Just love love this new giveaway. The possibilities are endless. Thanks for the chance to win!

  66. Gail Walsh says:

    Ooooh, what yumminess! Would LOVE to win!!

  67. Kitty M says:

    really?? seriously?? this giveaway is DYNOMITE!! Thanks for the offer to win this wonderful haul!!

  68. Nancy S says:

    WOW!!! It’s definitely all about the ovals. Just love this giveaway…

  69. Daylan says:

    Lovely! Thank you for another opportunity!

  70. orianna says:

    Cameo delight !

  71. Diana jemison says:

    Ooohh llloooovvvee this!

  72. Sheila Rodriguez says:

    What a delightful concept. Lots of potential.

  73. Jeanne Kelly says:

    Wow sees! Phenomenal giveaway!

  74. Megan Warren says:

    So much fun seeing how many ways to use these kits. Love the latest project.

  75. Frances Edwards says:

    Sweet!! love the oval..awesome!

  76. Carol Slowik says:

    Beautiful…Love the cameos.Hope you pick me.

  77. Helen says:

    I love the ovals. Count me in!

  78. Ginette says:

    Is the oval office part of the deal?

  79. Sylvia L. says:

    The collage sheets & frames would be nice for Mother’s Day & other projects. Thanks for the chance to win.

  80. Angelic says:

    I love the collage sheets and the oval frames and cameos.

  81. teri steele says:

    This give away has great possibilities!

  82. Lorrilee Stackhouse says:

    Always amazing projects and giveaways.

  83. Nicole Austin says:

    super cute giveaway as always! thank yoU!

  84. LeAnn says:

    Another great giveaway.

  85. Luanne Shoup says:

    endless possibilities!

  86. Carol Feiner says:

    Wow! So many goodies in this giveaway!

  87. Julie F. says:

    Great give away!

  88. Maryellen says:

    Perfect next project.

  89. Olivia HODOROWSKI says:

    Vintage lovelies, oh yes.

  90. Lu L. says:

    Love the skeleton woman!!

  91. Lisa Mills says:

    Count me in for the ovals giveaways. Katies cupcake stand topper is to die for!!