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Romantic Stationery Caddy & New FREE Gift & Sale!

Filed under Art Projects, Back in Stock, Collage Sheets, Digital Images, Giveaways, Laura Carson, Sale, Valentine's Day

FREE GIFT! Note: In honor of Laura Carson’s lovely Romantic Stationery Caddy using this new Romantic Faux Postage Half Sheet (also designed by Laura), ALL ORDERS on Thursday, Friday AND Saturday, February 2nd through 4th (2017) will receive one of these collage sheets FREE!

BONUS: check below in the Giveaway for a chance to win one of these new collage sheets AND lots of supplies from Laura’s artwork!

FLASH SALE! What? A new sale, too?! There are some super cute new Ceramic Beads today, so the ENTIRE Ceramic Beads Section is On Sale! Sale ends Saturday night, February 5th!

Almost time for Valentine’s Day! Laura Carson has created a Romantic Stationery Caddy that would be a beautiful gift (for a loved one… or for yourself)! We announced these 3 sizes of House Shrines with Doors before the holidays, and I love how Laura pushed it forward to a Valentine theme (and a practical purpose). You can see 2 more projects using these shrines in the blog.


Laura created 2 more collage sheets and a digital set with bubbly (!), romantic Rococo period images (ok… more like an Art Deco interpretation of Rococo, which just makes them more fun and witty). Included are couples, women, men, cupids and other complementary embellishments.

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

Every once in a while I like to make something that is both lovely and functional. When I saw this House Shrine with Doors kit, I thought it would make a great stationery caddy that you could keep for yourself or gift to a loved one or a special friend.

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, I chose to go with a Rococo period romantic theme. The images I’ve used are from my NEW Amour Collage Sheets. There is also a NEW companion Digital Image Set which contains all of the images from the collage sheets and more. The beautiful papers that so perfectly complement the image’s color scheme are from the Amour 6 x 6 Paper Pad and some of the Amour Scrapbook Papers.

I’ve filled the cabinet with custom paper, envelopes, handmade cards, gift tags, envelope seals, and faux postage stamps. You could also add real postage, address labels and a pretty pen.

To expand the storage space, I added a bin to the back and pockets inside the doors. I used the bin to store the custom stationary and envelopes. The pockets inside the doors were perfect for storing gift tags.

The seals are made using an image from the Amour #1 collage sheet. After cutting out the image, I ran it through my Xyron machine to turn it into a sticker. You could also use the hearts on the collage sheet to make additional seals.

Read more on Laura’s blog post and see everything she used to create her lovely artwork in her supply list!

Hooray for the Romantic Stationery Caddy Giveaway!

Fun! This feels like shopping. Beside the obvious:
House Shrine with Doors
I’m also including the Amour 6×6 Paper Pad with tons of bright patterns that are used all over the shrine.

I love all the hardware Laura used on this storage cabinet… like the Chambrey Antique Drawer Pulls Set (yes, everything I’m mentioning in this intro IS in the Giveaway!)

Hm… what should I pick next? The 2 New Amour Collage Sheets!

Oh, of course: The Romantic Faux Postage Half Sheet I promised! (This is the collage sheet that’s FREE with all orders from now through Saturday! Plus lots of the little postage stamps in the drawer of the cabinet are from this sheet.)

See photos of everything from Laura’s project (including the subset in this Giveaway) in her supply list.

To enter the Romantic Stationery Caddy Giveaway drawing all you have to do is leave a comment on this blog post TODAY OR TOMORROW (the deadline is 11:59 pm PST, FRIDAY, February 3, 2017)!

And tell me: What will you make from your House Shrine with Doors? A shadowbox shrine? A stationery caddy? Something else?

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 Gothic Mirror Giveaway!? That would be Sylvia L! Congratulations! Check your email for more info.

Posted by Leslie, February 2nd, 2017

51 responses to “Romantic Stationery Caddy & New FREE Gift & Sale!”

  1. Nancy E says:

    I am in love with this idea. What a wonderful gift to give to your daughter or BFF!!

  2. Kim Lucak says:

    So sweet! Aside from Christmas, Valentine’s Day is my favorite holiday!! I love all the hardware that goes into the design!

  3. Nadine says:

    Yes, This would be a great valentine gift for my daughter!

  4. Jen R says:

    I would make a Frida shrine.

  5. Peg D says:

    Oh I don’t even know what to write here! I love this giveaway!!! I think I might actually make the caddy because I actually have a pen pal or two lol. But I can see an Alice shrine too. Actually the caddy would make a wonderful personal altar with all your needed bits and pieces in it. I travel for work so something like that would be a wonderfu thing! I guess I know what I would make now… the altar yep

  6. Jen C says:

    This is way too cute of an idea to not be pilfered! I love it!

  7. Jean Marshall says:

    I would make a tiny library with many tiny books and some suggestions of characters from favorite books and some quotes.

  8. Jean Marmo says:

    Oh my goodness. This is darling! I would love to recreate something like this for my sister.

  9. Sara P. says:


  10. Emily D. says:

    I’d use the box for the top of a shrine with a long scroll hanging from the bottom.

  11. Amy says:

    Most definitely a stationary caddy, I could really use one.

  12. Traci says:

    I love the tiny house shrine and would like to use it to display my miniature cat figurines. I would make shelves to fit more of them on it. >^..^<

  13. Jennifer Bumb says:

    This is an awesome giveaway. I would create a fairy post office/cards and letters projects. I love fairies and can think of so many ideas to create their mini post office and/or cabinet to store all their magical belongings.

  14. Michelle says:

    I love this, but i think I would make something Alice in Wonderlandy

  15. Marilyn Hughes says:

    I would use it to keep my smaller greeting cards & envelopes in that I use to send swap items. I wouldn’t use a Valentine theme as I would want something that’s year-round. Not sure what that would be.

  16. I would not change a thing. I love it

  17. Crystal Brown says:

    I love Valentine’s day so i would make something that includes the queen of hearts!! I enjoy scrapbooking, cards and altered art!!

  18. I make handmade cards this would be perfect to store them in !!!!

  19. Jessica says:

    I’d make a fairy queen’s wardrobe/wondercabinent.

  20. Jeanne Kelly says:

    I would make an elaborate wardrobe filled with beautiful gowns!

  21. Denise Bryant says:

    Love the House Shrine! Awesome project for storing handmade cards and postage stamps. This would be very handy!

  22. barb macaskill says:

    I love the new postage collage sheet! They are so sweet and pretty! I think that the faeries are due for a new place to rest their weary heads and I can see this being a portal to another land where the faeries are able to shop for new wings, fancy shoes and what self-respecting faerie doesn’t want to wear a tiara and other pretty jewels?
    Now that I am writing this down I am thinking that this could turn into a whole other world being added to my faerie village!
    Fingers crossed that I get the coveted email saying that my faerie world will be expanding sooner than later!!
    macaskillbarbara @yahoo .com is how you can let me know if I am the lucky winner!

  23. love this I would love to make a shrine with the items I would love to win this thank you

  24. Ann C says:

    Love the size and style of the caddy/cabinet! Finished and embellished, I would use it to house my little collection but elegant of wax seals and sticks .

  25. Jennifer Jesson says:

    This is so cute. I would love to do a mermaid shrine

  26. Mary Mac says:

    Love the idea of the stationery caddie.

  27. Diana bittaker says:

    I so love that stationary caddy- i would decorate it in a similar way as you posted – I would make some personalized stationary and matching envelopes that have a variety of designs ( especially for the different holidays) – I would also store a small calendar inside and an assortment of birthday cards!

  28. Cynthia Penney says:

    I would create a shrine to my beloved kitty, Katie. After 22 years of devotion and companionship she passed away. I miss her and think of her often. The shrine would be a therapeutic and fun way to remember her and all her antics.

  29. Marykay chisum says:

    So many possibilities!! Christmas? Halloween? Spring? I can’t decide!!

  30. Beth Jones says:

    What a precious give away!! Thank you so much for this offer!! Smiles!

  31. Angie Bowling says:

    I think a stationary would be a great gift for my granddaughter. She sends thank you cards when she receives a gift and this would be a good way to keep her cards straight and in good order. Thank you for giving this nice set away.

  32. Kathlene Ford-Walters says:

    I’m not sure exactly what I’d create but there would certainly be several options–Christmas, Valentines…. Thanks for the opportunity to win. This is certainly an awesome giveaway.

  33. Karen says:

    Well, I love stationery and actually still write letters. So this is a wonderful project that I will most definitely do if I am the lucky selected one.

  34. Kristie says:

    I would like to make a card holder using all these wonderful papers and designs.

  35. Barb j says:

    This is too gorgeous!!!!!!

  36. Gay Cormier says:

    I love these things.
    I never have made anything for myself, but this I would make a stationary box and a place to store my newly created cards.
    Thanks for the gifting offer!

  37. Megan Warren says:

    I love this! It would be perfect to decorate and keep all of my art journaling scraps in and with all the extras you’ve included, it would be so pretty sitting on my supply shelf

  38. Jan K says:

    I would make a throwback to the boxes I used to make in gradeschool to receive valentines from classmates. It’s a wonderful giveaway! I think it’s in my top 10 favorite giveaways! 💜❤

  39. Cheryl Lee says:

    Congrats to Sylvia! I think this is so sweet, I would probably make a ‘something else’ shrine! lol Love all the papers in this giveaway, soo pretty

  40. lynn legge says:

    I absolutely love the houses…as for me I would make a memory shrine…to honor my beloved father…..I can picture it on my shelf…..thank you for the wonderful products and the chance to win….big ladybug hugs…lynn

  41. Gretchen says:

    I think a closet or armoire with a wool roving and wire
    Closet monster inside.
    The one who tries on your shoes and knots the laces.
    Hangs your sweater crooked and misplaces one glove.
    So all those little things could be there too.
    I think a little light is needed and the battery and wire can go behind.

  42. Jo says:

    I would make a Halloween closet (for skeletons)

  43. Kimberly says:

    I want to make a armoire with funky clothes hanging inside!

  44. Kat Cashwell says:

    This is awesome! I would make a witch armoire for all her clothes & hats!!

  45. I think I’d make one similar to this but I’m not sure what I’d store in it. Maybe to store all my favorite pictures – the ones of family and friends and landscapes that make me feel happy! I love this giveaway!

  46. I’m so excited I found your Website. You have broaden my art process with Steampunk from jewelry, top hats, goggles, to canvass and shadow boxes with my Steampunk finds. Tx, your paper is beautiful. Barbara

  47. Laural says:

    A wonderland, like the secret garden

  48. Katie Kerwin says:

    I love this idea. I’m not sure whether I would make a stationery caddy or some kind of other cute supply holder.

  49. Carol Slowik says:

    Love, Love, Love the Stationery Caddy idea! I would want to make something like Laura’s!!

  50. Lou Anne says:

    I’d use this to make a shrine-possibly a mermaid themed shrine.

  51. Shelleybweb says:

    I think that this giveaway has all the ingredients for a delightful 1:12 armoire or a 1:6 cupboard. Thanks for offering this.