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Maison de l’Amour Market Stall by Teri Calia

Filed under Amour Kit, Art Projects, Featured Artwork, Giveaways, Newsletters, Teri Calia
Update! A newer post about Teri’s artwork is here.

A quick reminder: The Pendants Gift Sheet announced in last Thursday’s Newsletter is still on offer! FREE for all orders, regardless of order size (ENDS MONDAY NIGHT (January 18th))! If you place an all-digital order, I’ll send you the Gift Sheet as a pdf file.

A preview is at left. From Alice in Wonderland to Valentine’s Day cherubs to Pre-Raphaelite babes, all of these images are sized for inchies, slides or round cabochon settings.

See Caroline’s artwork in Thursday’s Newsletter for her use of oval cabochon settings as footlights (that was my inspiration).

AND the related Pendants & Ornaments Collage Sheets 50% off Sale also ENDS MONDAY NIGHT! That sample from the sale at right is the Fairy Inchies Mini Sheet. Now I’m handing this intro off the Miz Bella!

You’re in for a treat (pun intended) today! Design Team Emeritus Teri Calia has worked out yet another miniature wonder, Maison de l’Amour Market Stall.

The first thing I want to show you is the actual Chipboard Market Stall – it’s a flat, laser-cut chipboard set to put together that’s a 1:12 scale stall. The Market Stall has a nice big window (with a shelf under it to show off your wares) and doors on either end to let in some light. Or you can paper over one (or both) of the doorways (like Teri did in her artwork).

Teri started out by covering the Market Stall with the Amour Paper Collection that gives it a nice, bold palette of red, black and white. (Psst! Those nice, big 12″ x 12″ prints that Teri used are in the Amour Add-On Kit — and it’s just been put On Sale!) Then she filled it up with all sorts fun treats. If you look inside on the top shelf, there are assorted candies (or are they candied fruits?) in over-the-top adorable Pink and Red Candy Dishes. By the way, the candy dishes are reproduction Depression Glass! You know they’re already in my cart to order, oh yes they are.

Oh, you’d rather have a piece of cake? Well check out the confection on the Cake Platter and cut yourself a piece! Be sure to use one of the Pink Dishes with the little edge details, and grab a Goblet for some sweet tea while you’re at it. Don’t forget to grab a couple of cookies (diet schmiet) from that tiny Cookie Tin on the counter. Whatever you decide on, don’t walk off with the Bichon!

I know you’re checking everything out and trying to take it all in. The ’50s valentines on the second shelf, shopping bags on the top shelf, candy boxes and heart-shaped candy boxes on the counter, and you’re wishing that you had some of those for yourself. Guess what? Teri has created the Tiny Little Valentine’s Collage Sheet that has all of those items on it so you can make your very own!

Here’s the Maison de l’Amour Market Stall Supply List for even more red and pink goodies!

And check out Teri’s blog post for more photos and her inspiration.

And check out the Giveaway that Leslie pulled, below, for pretty much all the items to create your own version of Teri’s artwork!


Hooray for the Valentine Market Stall Giveaway!

I picked out a mix of items from Teri’s Maison de l’Amour Market Stall supply list to make this sweet Giveaway (psst! that link is to the supply list, with photos and links to all of these products):
– Tiny Little Valentines Collage Sheet
– Teeny Tiny Tin Labels Collage Sheet
– Mini Chipboard Crest Signs
– Miniature Round Cookie Tins
– Chipboard Market Stall
– Metallic Gold Tassel
– Polymer Clay Black & White Cane
– Miniature Bichon Frise Dog
Amour Add-On Kit (Note: This kit includes those tiny little pink, red, cream & black ribbons that Teri used to adorn her candy boxes! And it’s On Sale!)

PLUS (not shown in the photos at right) I’m including:
– that Pendants Gift Sheet (this is the FREE gift with order sheet)
– the Little Household Goods Collage Sheet (shown below — so you’ll have even more images for the Miniature Round Cookie Tin)

To enter the Valentine Market Stall Giveaway drawing all you have to do is leave a comment BELOW on this blog post TODAY or TOMORROW (the deadline is 11:59 pm PST, MONDAY NIGHT, January 18, 2016).

AND TO ENTER THE DRAWING, please tell me: What will you make with the Chipboard Market Stall?

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 the Moulin Dude Theatre Giveaway? That would be Jennifer Pospichal!

And she replied to my query ‘What creative project would you make using ALL of the items in the Giveaway? Would you make a theatre like Caroline’s? Something different?”

The theatre is wonderful. I’d love to use the items in this batch for a theater of my own individual design. I might like something with a Carnival flair, as that’s timely right now.

Congratulations! Check your email for more info.

Posted by Leslie, January 17th, 2016

77 responses to “Maison de l’Amour Market Stall by Teri Calia”

  1. Erika says:

    I’d love to make a champagne bar for Valentine’s Day!

  2. Ritva says:

    I’ll make a Curiosity shop with bottles os Love Potions and other fun potions.

  3. Nadine says:

    I recently have been making a bunch of Valentine cakes and cookies from clay so I would make a Valentine sweet shop! This market stall would work out great for that!

  4. jane w says:

    Something for Valentines day for sure and since i have never done this it would be such a treat! LOVE all these goodies 🙂

  5. Jen R says:

    Thinking I will make an apothecary stand. Love this giveaway, thank you!

  6. Deanne says:

    Id make a chocolate shop or maybe a shop that sells love potions and other items to encourage romance.

  7. I’d make a sweet shop!

  8. jean marmo says:

    Oh my goodness! I am in love with this! So fuN! I think a chocolate shoppe would be the perfect thing to make!!

  9. Barbara Anderson says:

    I love market stalls, and this one is great! Love the colors, all the goodies,
    wouldn’t change a thing–for me, it’s

  10. Kat Cashwell says:

    These is great !! Love the market stall! I keep finding wonderful things you have to offer in each newsletter! Thanks for the awesome ideas!

  11. barb macaskill says:

    I have been told by the Fairies who live in my village that they are in desperate need of a chocolate and pastry shoppe! The only bakery burned down in a tragic fire that took the life of 3 of their pet gnats and 2 dragonflies! The head Fairy has asked me to let you know that the community would be ever so grateful for the chance to rebuild a bakery/chocolate shoppe!Have a Fairy nice day!

  12. Dawn says:

    What a pretty project! I think I would make a combination flower and candy shop.

  13. Sharon Kaczorowski says:

    This is an outstanding package. I hope i win, but if not, i may have to buy it!

  14. Mary Helene says:

    The marketplace is such a great idea, would love to add some of my miniature pieces.

  15. Kari Gluski says:

    I would make a game stall like the ones they have on the Boardwalk in New Jersey with a spinner game and the little toy prizes, for my husband to remind him of his childhood summers on the shore

  16. Nancy Enge says:

    These things would be perfect in the Winter Fair scene I’m working on, as a reminder that Spring and love always return.

  17. carmen g says:

    This would be a centerpiece for my kid’s Valentine’s Day party, with chocolate candy served on the tray. I try to do all I can in hopes that the teachers will forget the stage where my kid went around shouting “Happy VD day!!!”

  18. Barb J says:

    I would make whatever my minds eye sees that day!

  19. Andrew Francesconi says:

    I would make a flower stall, and to celebrate Valentine’s Day, I would decorate and furnish it with only red flowers. I would also include a red fairy shopkeeper. What s great giveaway.

  20. Stefanie says:

    I love this market stall!! I’d love to create a mystical mobile apothecary stall

  21. Linda Marie says:

    I love market stalls. I would have to do one reminiscent of German Christmas Markets and the other……Ohhh so many ideas!!

  22. Connie L. says:

    I would attempt a replica of my own stall at our farmer’s market. I absolutely adore this giveaway!

  23. Pam Weiler says:

    I love this! I have never made a market stall. It looks like a lot of fun. I would make one with a Valentine theme.

  24. I wold definitely make a 3D collage with the items if I win!

  25. Barb Striethorst says:

    I would make it a cookie stall, changing the cookies on special occasions and holidays!

  26. Kitty says:

    I would make a Flower and plant stall with a Victorian look. Two motifs that describe my nature. Love this idea and giveaway, you are too gracious.

  27. Jo says:

    I would make a miniature witch’s hat shoppe!

  28. SharonB says:

    Love love love this.

  29. emily ann says:

    I would make a little candy store with miniature polymer clay candy.

  30. Jenni B. says:

    I would make a miniature valentine sweet shop too, but with a little twist. There would be a couple of cute puppies in love sitting at a bistro set kind of like Lady and the Tramp. Awww, how adorable that would be!

  31. Laura callies says:

    I love this. The depression glass reminds me of my Granny, as she collected and delt antiques. Her birthday was on valentines day too. I would make an antique shop with a valentine theme to it in memory of my Granny.

  32. Lou Anne H. says:

    I’d make a Valentine stall with candies and lots of flowers!

  33. Carolyn Bowlby says:

    I’ve got my shopping list all ready to go to the Market.

  34. Angie Cook says:

    I would love to make a fruit stand, with flowers and fruit. Love the little fruity canes. Would have sample dishes for tasting.

  35. Luanne Shoup says:

    Last Christmas I made some of the tiny box you printed out of paper….would like to give the candy boxes a go!

  36. Rosemarie Grant says:

    I would make a Europen type Christmas stall using the Victorian papers.

  37. Lori says:

    I love this giveaway and would make a French bakery stand. Thanks for the opportunity to win. I’m keeping my fingers crossed!

  38. Kimberly says:

    I am going to make a donut stand. Who doesn’t love donuts???

  39. Holly says:

    A flower stand would be a lot of fun to make–especially in the middle of winter, when the only flowers we see out here are fake ones!

  40. Lana says:

    Marie Antoinette’s shoe store.

  41. Ronda Liebert says:

    Love this collection. I think it could be a fun deli on wheels. 🙂

  42. Nancy Carter says:

    I’d make a festival quilt stand!

  43. Kim Lucak says:

    I would love to make a little market – would love to win 🙂

  44. DEBBIE MALONE says:

    Would be great for a fireworks stand.even the red stripe paper would be perfect.

  45. MaggieM says:

    I have been collecting miniatures and sculpy molds from Alpha Stamps, and one of the items I recently purchased is a large cabinet. I would love to fill that cabinet with all of the goodies from this giveaway!

  46. Sandy says:

    Oh my goodness. You could make a wonderful Christmas stall like I saw in Germany.

  47. Lauren says:

    I would make a glühwein stall to go with my other Kristkindlemarkt stalls.

  48. Oh ! I love the thought of a little Antique stall with all the trimmings and everything sweet !
    keeping my fingers, eyes and toes crossed !

  49. Karen Mallory says:

    What a fun giveaway!! I think I would try to make a thrift market stall. Then I could any minis I have!!

  50. Kristie says:

    I love the Parisian theme and would continue that with more Parisian items and soften the colors for a vintage look.

  51. LeAnn says:

    Adorable market stall.

  52. Christine V. says:

    I would love to take these pieces and create a bakery stall with them. All the goodies would work just perfectly for such yummy delights!!! Great work as always!

  53. Ginette says:

    I’ll probably sell ice cream and souvenirs at my circus diorama.

  54. marykay chisum says:

    LOVE love love the market stall! Halloween shrunken head store? Mrs clause candy kitchen? The possibilities and endless and so much fun to imagine!

  55. Debra Gibson says:

    Valentine’s of course ! Or something to do with Marie Antoinette! I love Alpha Stamp’s !!!!!

  56. I have been thinking of making a candy shop but after seeing the stall maybe that’s what I’ll do.

  57. Verna stapleton says:

    Oh so cute. Flowers? Candy? A little Marie accent? Thanks for the fun idea.

  58. Dennis L. says:

    Lots of great ideas are posted, but I would have to go with something more MANLY; like a cigar shop that would also sell magazines, cured meats, maybe some sport paraphernalia. (insert manly grunting sounds here).

  59. Jackie Barth says:

    Love this – I would make the Valentine setting.

  60. sheila AR says:

    What a great piece, and so many possibilities! My take on it would be a Gypsy Booth of Love and Fortune Telling. Exotic potions and perfumes, scented oils and candles, spells cast and fortunes told, Valentines and tokens of love for the object of your desire, chocolates and other treats of course, and maybe even a kiss from the gypsy’s daughter for a fee for those lonely souls who lack a suitable love partner at the moment. I may even add wheels to the stall, for as we all know those gypsies love to take their show on the road. Step right up for your true love’s dream…if you dare trust the mysterious gypsy

  61. Winnie says:

    This would be fun. I’m thinking of a book mobile or stationary shop or how about a circus oddities stand. The possibilities are endless.

  62. Julie F. says:

    This is so adorable! I think I would like to make a hat bazaar where the Victorian ladies could try on their favorites while having a sweet treat.

  63. Carol Slowik says:

    I believe I would make my own valentine market! I just love this giveaway! Thanks for the chance!!

  64. I’d create The Alley Cat Cupcakery -my daughter’s and my dream venture. :O)

  65. I am making a series of mini shadow boxes for my grand daughter of holidays, special occasions and a few specialty items. I want to make a “food stand” from the “Chipboard Market Stand”. It’s perfect!! I already have a number of items from Alpha Stamps to include and have to order more. I’ve been racking my brain trying to come up with the method of display. This fits the bill. I am making these for her heritage. I have been ill for a number of years and not sure if she will remember me when I’m gone. These mini boxes and displays will always be a reminder of how she is loved by her gramma. She is my only grand child, by the way and lives out of state. Thank you for giving me the opportunity!

  66. Marilyn H says:

    I think I would make a fruit stand using it. It just seems to lend itself to something like that.

    Love all the 1/12th scale miniatures I’m seeing!

  67. Ina Good says:

    i love teris market so I would go with that!

  68. Victoria Light says:

    Love a chance at your giveaways ❤️

  69. Pat Houck says:

    I love this little stall. I think I would make a county fair stall selling baked goods.

  70. Susan M L says:

    The miniatures are fantastic! The market stall has so many possibilities. Kari’s idea of a Boardwalk game of chance takes me back to fun times at Seaside Heights and Asbury Park; but to be different, I would have to hawk cotton candy, pretzels, popcorn and salt water taffy. Great giveaway!

  71. Phoebe Diamond says:

    A toy stall, one that sells lots of circus influenced toys, whirligigs, and bright trinkets.

  72. April Dudko says:

    Love,love,love! So creative! So many possibilities, but I’m thinking a sea shell souvenir stand!

  73. JenniferJ says:

    This is so so cute. I love the little tassels added to the pennant flag banner. I would love to make something very like this. Or any other little shop.

  74. Nancy S says:

    I just love this. I think I’d make a patisserie shop just for my “special” friends!

  75. Margaret D says:

    I would make a Goblin Market stand. Eventually I would love to build a Goblin Fair. This would be a good start! I love that Valentine sheet with the retro little cards!

  76. Bobbie Kangas says:

    I would make a sweet shop with small pastries and bakery breads. There would also be flowers for sale so a gentleman could treat his favorite lady.

  77. Denise Bryant says:

    Awesome kit! I love making Valentines!