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New Fairies & Miniatures… and Halloween art, too!

Filed under Back in Stock, Collage Sheets, Giveaways, Halloween Countdown Kit, Miniatures, Nichola Battilana, Sale

Wow! Design Team Member Nichola Battilana made ALL FIVE of the mini Halloween shrines that went live last month!

Wow indeed! From cute to creepy! (Just look at that green guy with all the TEETH!)

Here’s a bit from Nichola’s blog post:
I went a little mad scientist and used a few different techniques on the wee things.

I used everything from a simple crackle glue finish (instructions here) to a glitter-smothered facade.

I think that both the simple finishes and painterly pieces look spookadellic and despite not being completely matchy-poo look well grouped together.

Thank you, Nichola! Note: see below in the Giveaway section for more on one of the shrines… and a chance to win all the supplies for that example. Speaking of supplies, here’s a link to all the supplies Nichola used for all 5 shrines.

New & Back in Stock Products!

Oh, that Nichola! Not only her FIVE mini Halloween shrines above, but look at the cute fairy matchbox made with her new Matchbox Fairies Collage Sheet! As Nichola explains:

“I am smitten with making these wee matchboxes with lovely little fairies inside! They’re so much fun, chocked full of magic, and relatively quick to make. And honestly, how gorgeous would these be as stocking stuffers or favors?!?!”

There are six different tiny vintage ballerinas on this sheet, and they are repeated and reversed to give you some extra options. There are a SLEW of butterflies and wings to choose from. Plus some sentiments and words and crests. There’s also a template for making the matchbox. It’s totally jam packed and everything is perfectly size to fit together.

Halloween Collage Sheets ON SALE!

FLASH SALE! It’s getting toward the witching hour! This is a 40% off sale on all CARDSTOCK Halloween Collage Sheets!

Tons of options, from cute to spooky! Over 160 products, including the 4 highlights below.

The sale ends at midnight on Sunday night, October 14th.

Hooray for the Spooky & Sweet Halloween Shrine Giveaway!

I picked out the Haunted House Mini Shrine shown at left (and right) for the start of this Giveaway. In addition to the shrine kit itself:
Vintage Halloween Pumpkin Time Scrapbook Paper (the little witchy girl inside the shrine… and there’s a close-up of her below)
Spooky Boo Scrapbook Paper – Eek (for the spider web patterned paper on the sides of the shadowbox)
Silver Tinsel!

Don’t forget to visit Nichola’s blog post more tips on all the 5 shrines.

Bonus: In honor of the Halloween Collage Sheets Sale, you get to pick out THREE Halloween collage sheets (on cardstock… and single sheets only; sorry but you can’t pick a set). So many options! One of my faves is shown at right, but not included in the Giveaway unless you choose it. Go root around and see what you can find! Please leave me your 3 picks when you enter the Giveaway.

BONUS #2: I’m adding the new Garden Goddess Scrapbook Paper Set! It’s just so pretty! And check the product page for photos of all 4 papers in the set.

To enter the Spooky & Sweet Halloween Shrine 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 Night, October 12, 2018).


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

Hey, who won the Tealight Haunted House Giveaway from Sunday’s newsletter? That would be Kitty Tatman! Congrats! Check your email for info.

Posted by Leslie, October 11th, 2018

42 responses to “New Fairies & Miniatures… and Halloween art, too!”

  1. Anne W says:

    All so cool. I love the Halloween Beauties, Fortune Teller cards, and Halloween #1 collage sheets. Fingers crossed!

  2. M. C. Sparks says:

    The vintage makes me remember my trick-or-treating

  3. Mary says:

    Love vintage Halloween. Collage sheets: How sweet the Moon.
    Skeleton Slides and Halloween Clock spinners.

  4. Love all the vintage items I love Halloween too

  5. Jean Marmo says:

    Another creative and fun project! Love the Halloween collage sheets!

  6. Kathy Toews says:

    I love the German Expressionists sheet Also I would choose the Creepy Dolls, and Shrine Icons.

  7. Nancy E says:

    Love Nichola’s mini shrine. So unique!

  8. Pauline Martim says:

    I love anything Halloween. Witches toads cats n 🦇!!!!! Thank

  9. Elaine Kewin says:

    Vintage Halloween is so much fun. Halloween Beauties, Fortune Teller cards, and Halloween #1 collage sheets

  10. Ann F. says:

    Halloween is my favorite time of year!!!

  11. Nancy O says:

    Such a variety of techniques used on these shrines. Love Nichola’s style.

  12. Nadine says:

    The garden paper is beautiful!

  13. jackie says:

    I love Halloween! Halloween Collage Sheet #3, Halloween Carnival #1, and the Halloween Clock Spinners Collage sheet are my favourites.

  14. Traci says:

    I LOVE Nichola’s shrines-I wish I could paint. Her vampire cat is so awesome I want it!! >^..^<

  15. Debora L. says:

    Fortune teller cards, witchy library, secret spell book collage. Fun stuff!

  16. Barb Macaskill says:

    Everyone one of today’s “new and back in stock” items are totally awesome!
    Here are my three choices: Krampus, Ghost in the Window and Secret Spellbook Labels.
    Thank you for the awesome giveaway! I am salivating at the thought of playing with them! TFS!

  17. Rhonda S says:

    Krampus is my new thing!

  18. Rhonda S says:

    I forgot we needed 3 Krampus, the pretty ghost ladies and the fairies.

  19. Cynthia Penney says:

    Love this haunted house.

  20. Laural says:

    They are just so Boootiful! Love Halloween, so much creativity.

  21. Jen R says:

    Krampus (any of them) ghosts and skeleton slides are the ones I would pick.. I love the fairy matchbox shrine too. All of your artists are so talented!!

  22. Dianna says:

    Love all of the Halloween goodies!

  23. Angie M says:

    What a fantastic giveaway, I love it! My picks would be:
    Mini Witchy Library
    Ghosts in the Window
    Ghosts in Abandoned Rooms

  24. Donna Kottcamp says:

    Love all of them, but my favorite sheets are
    Mini Witchy Library Collage
    Ghost in the Window Collage
    Small Shabby Doors & Windows Collage

    Many look like they’d be perfect with little altoids tins.

  25. Jo says:

    Halloween is my favorite! I love the little tinsel around the frame!

  26. Joette Rozanski says:

    Perfect Halloween goodies! I particularly like the collage sheets that feature ethereal ghosts.

  27. KIM says:

    What fun Halloween shrines.
    Any of the Halloween collage sheet would be a great addiction to my Halloween stash.

  28. Chris K. says:

    Kitty Cat Silhouettes, Secret Spell Book Labels, and Witchy Little Labels.

  29. Kathlene Ford-Walters says:

    Again, Halloween is my favorite holiday. Love all things spooky!

  30. Emily Ann N. says:

    Love all the collage sheets.
    Witchy Little Labels & Ephemera
    Halloween Labels

  31. Sandie says:

    Again, love it all. Wish I could win some Halloween stuff.

  32. Barb A says:

    Love the mini shrines. My 3 picks would be….Mini Halloween costumes, Secret spell book labels & Mini witchy library.

  33. Carla says:

    Love the shrines and the vintage Halloween sheets!

  34. Jeanine says:

    LOVE this giveaway! I have so many favorite collage sheets, but these are my top three picks:
    1. Ghost in The Window
    2. Green Goblins
    3. Spooky Windows

    Thank you!

  35. Karen Mallory says:

    I love Nichola’s shrines! My three collage sheets would be: Forsaken Cemetery, Ghost in the Window, Carnival Games #1. Halloween is so fun

  36. Kat Cashwell says:

    These are awesome! Love all the Halloween stuff! My picks for collage sheets are ghost in windows, Halloween costumes & plain ghost !!! 👻🎃👻🎃

  37. OH Halloween my all time fav holiday. Forsaken Cemetery, Skelton people, Pretty Ghost Ladies..Thanks for all you do..

  38. Amy says:

    I love this!

  39. Peggy Manning says:

    The new shrines are really cool. Halloween is the best!!

  40. Celia says:

    Live how versital the shrines are…

  41. Denise Bryant says:

    This shrine looks like fun! So many fun things to decorate it with! Halloween is my favorite paper crafting occasion!

  42. Mary Mac says:

    Just love the Skelton Collage sheet.