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Ornament from Filigree to Molds to Windows… and a FLASH SALE!

Filed under Art Projects, Giveaways, Newsletters, Rhonda Secrist Thomas, Sale, Snow White Kit

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 Rhonda’s projects that are still available on the new site.

What’s New Today? Ornament!

That’s historical ornament (squirelly, scallopy, doodly, busy ornament!) Check below for new silicone molds, new double layer windows, and new metal filigree! More info below.


FLASH SALE! ALL Metal Filigree is On Sale at 40% off!

That includes 3 new metal filigree pieces being announced today (each is very pretty… and bargain priced even before the sale)! Like the Raw Brass Fancy Fleur de Lys shown at left.

AND that NEW Crowned Crest Filigree – Gold at right is also included in today’s Giveaway! The sale ends Saturday night, January 14th at midnight PST! See ’em all! Over 70 options!

That clever (and busy) Design Team Member Rhonda Secrist Thomas has made TWO projects for today, both with this month’s Snow White theme! (And both made with a Blank Altoids Tin.)

One is at right (Snow White, the Warrior (!)), and scroll down to see another in a wide photo (The Evil Witch Outside).

Rhonda used the Round Frame with Dragons over an Altoids Tin for the main structure of Snow White, the Warrior (with an image in the center from the Evil Queens Collage Sheet — hey, all’s fair in art: you can make the evil queen be Snow White if you want to)!

Here’s a preview from Rhonda’s Blog Post:

Did you know that Snow White was actually a bad ass warrior? True, we all love the traditional story of her gentle ways and her little dwarf friends, but let’s really think about this. Why did the Evil Queen envy her so much? It wasn’t just because she was the “fairest of them all”.

Yes, she had a natural beauty that all noticed, and was dearly loved by the seven dwarfs and all her woodland friends, but she was also extremely strong both mentally and physically. So she was a huge threat to the Evil Queen.

You can see it in her eyes and stance. Don’t mess with Snow White!

I wouldn’t mess with her! I’d like to highlight some pretty details: the little snowflakes at the bottom of that photo at right (a slice of a polymer cane and newish tiny silver snowflakes).

And check out the Giveaway below for a chance to win goodies she used in both projects!

Moving on to the second project shown below: The Evil Witch Outside. I love how this turned out, with the glittery finish Rhonda gave to the new Ornate Double Layer Window!

Read more (and see lots more photos) in Rhonda’s blog post. And here’s her Supply List for both projects.



Hooray for the Pretty Trims for Fierce Snow White Giveaway!

I picked out these supplies used in Rhonda’s artwork to include in today’s Giveaway:
– Double Layer Window – Ornate
– Round Frame with Dragons
– Evil Queens Collage Sheet
– Blank Altoids Tins
– Tiny Mixed Size Flat-Back Pearls
– Polymer Clay Cane – 10mm Lacy Snowflakes
– 5mm Thin Silver Snowflakes
– Light Blue Birds – Set of 2
– Tiny Paper Roses – Pink Cream Variegated

Just click on this Supply List link for photos and links to everything in Rhonda’s artwork, including all of the Giveaway items listed above!

Bonus: one of the new Gold Crowned Crest Filigree! (As mentioned above… and one of the filigree items on 40% off sale!)

To enter the Pretty Trims for Fierce Snow White 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, FRIDAY, January 13, 2017)!

And tell me: What will you make with these prize items? Any inspiration from Rhonda’s two projects?

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

Hey, who won the Grimm’s Fairy Tarot Giveaway? That would be Susan B! (And I love her comment: “Anything Tarot tends to draw me in. I’ve been musing about using characters from Agatha Christie novels for a Tarot. Poirot might be The Magician. Miss Marple as The High Priestess…”) Congratulations! Check your email for more info.

Posted by Leslie, January 12th, 2017

46 responses to “Ornament from Filigree to Molds to Windows… and a FLASH SALE!”

  1. Nadine says:

    I would make a little window scene!

  2. Kimberly says:

    …a victorian garden theme with a bluebird of happiness watching over.

  3. Jen R says:

    An Ice Queen altered tin.

  4. Traci says:

    Love the molds-I have never used them would be interesting to try. I love Rhonda’s evil witch tin-may try something like that? >^..^<

  5. Teddee Grace says:

    I love the idea of a warrior Snow White…it makes perfect sense!

  6. Oh I would love to win this I would def make an Altoid box adorned with everything I just made a Vintage steampunk circus train out of Altoid boxes

  7. Kat Cashwell says:

    I would definitely use the round frame for the “mirror mirror who is the fairest of them all” and but the evil pic in it!!

  8. Jen C says:

    I will definitely use the window on the outside of a tin-I just happen to have a few waiting on my workbench, begging to be altered right now!! I have a little January Thaw spring fever right now, so maybe a scene using the snowflakes and a few early spring flowers to capture that time between the seasons!

  9. judy says:

    Oh this would be a Valentine shadow box, just love it~

  10. Kim R says:

    I would make a Red Riding Hood insde the window with the big bad wolf looking in

  11. barb macaskill says:

    I see the Evil Queen outside trying to build a snowman but because she is so evil it isn’t working out and she is getting frustrated! Then Snow White sneaks up behind her and hits her in the head with a snowball! That would be pretty cool to see!
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  12. Barb A says:

    Can’t decide between good and evil……

  13. Eve Watters says:

    I will make a scene with a window into a fabulous new world of healing and fruitfulness!

  14. Lana says:

    I can see using the window as a headboard for a bed.

  15. Denise Bryant says:

    Love the window! I’d create a scene with the Evil Queen!

  16. Michelle says:

    Yes I would love to make something using Susans wonderful creations as inspiration.

  17. Rise St Arno says:

    I would use the molds to make soap trims!

  18. Laural says:

    A shadow box

  19. Mary Mac says:

    Just love the Evil Witch Window project.

  20. Lou Anne says:

    I love the window project with the evil witch. I think I’d make some variation of that. The altoids tin is fabulous too!

  21. Orlie Severson says:

    I would love to try a shadow book box with all these goodies. I enjoy coming here for all the creations you all make and DREAM about being able to make things like you.

  22. Joan Chance says:

    Snow White was the first animated movie that my parents took me to over 75 yrs ago. I would do a beautiful, plant filled garden in which Snow White meets her prince!

  23. Lisa R. says:

    I would like to make a shadow box with all these wonderful goodies!! TFTG! Alpha stamps fan for life!

  24. Diane Dainis says:

    I would make it into a flower shop window or teashop window. Just love it!

  25. Kristie says:

    I would make A snow scene in the tin.

  26. Randi scholl says:

    I adore the window and how she finished it. All this stuff is fabulous. I want to make that window for the outside of a tin and have tiny bottles of poisons etc on shelves inside.

  27. Kim Lucak says:

    Love the window and how fun peeking in on a scene….maybe a lovely Spring scene?

  28. Karen Mallory says:

    Wonderful projects. I would definitely use the window for an tin project. I love the snow used on it and would make some kind of winter scene.

  29. Marilyn Hughes says:

    I’d make a winter garden.

  30. Ann Pierce says:

    I would make a scene in a gift bag with those lovely windows!

  31. Jean marmo says:

    Another fun and creative project. I waould make a window scene.

  32. Margaret D says:

    I am definitely in to the evil queen right now. Have just gotten around to watching Winters War The Huntsman such beautiful costumes! I would have to have a window looking in at the Queen and her mirror

  33. Nancy E says:

    I love all the goodies. I’d make a winter scene. Love those molds!

  34. Cheryl Lee says:

    I can see a tiny little Fairy scene in the tin. That is what I would do. LOVE!!!!! the new windows!

  35. Barb j says:

    Love the molds. I would make that awesome window with some of the ladies in a collage
    And the window is awesome!

  36. Rosemarie Grant says:

    I would make the evil queens kitchen and she is cooking her apple over her pot. Snow is falling out side and the outside of the tin would be her cottage made with paper clay.

  37. Jo says:

    So pretty! I would make a fairy alter.

  38. Ann says:

    Oh my! The concept of a Fierce strong Snow White completely captures my imagination!! I’m definitely inspired by Rhonda’s artwork, and I would create a window scene on the tin, perhaps looking inside on an interior scene that will be continued when you open the tin. Not Snow White as evil, but as a warrior for the forces of Good, with the elves as her helpers! I love the image of Snow White in the collage sheet. Perhaps a battle scene of some sort with the Evil Queen? Such fun possibilities!!

  39. Christy says:

    I want to make Rhonda’s project with the Round Frame with Dragons with a picture of Snow White, the Warrior.

  40. Diane Lewandowski says:

    I would use the items with Graphic 45’s Enchanted Forest paper to make a tiny mini album in the tin.

  41. Elizabeth H. says:

    I would make a fairy box.

  42. Susan Nelson says:

    I would love to make a warrior Valentine princess scene. Protector of hearts everywhere!

  43. Jackie PN says:

    Loving the whole snow white theme, so absolutely i would be using her for a beautiful window scene!

  44. Sharon says:

    I am so inspired! I’m so in love! Can’t wait to get my hands on these supplies. Such creativity! Thank you!

  45. JAN says:

    I would make a fantasy or garden themed shadow box.

  46. Carol Slowik says:

    I would definitely like to attempt the second project. Love Snow White!!