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A Christmas Treats Cart & Flash Sale on Tiny Sweets!

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It’s Day 3 of the Black Friday Weekend Sale! In case you missed yesterday’s cute art (and new products) head over to the blog to see A Matchless Christmas!

Note: as this is a holiday weekend here in the US: FREE shipping for orders over $50 (for orders shipping to USA) now through FRIDAY night, November 30th! Wow! The holiday weekend sales may be over by Monday, but you’ll still get a gift!

More treats:
– All orders now through Monday night, November 26th, are automatically entered into a drawing for a full-year subscription to the monthly kits! (Note: I won’t be sending out a newsletter tomorrow but check back on Thursday for the winner of the drawing.)
DIGITALS ON SALE – EXTENDED! Digital versions of ALL collage sheets and ALL digital images are on sale at 50% off! AND now extended through FRIDAY night, November 30th!
New Loyalty Points Program! Get $ off future orders for every purchase you make! See the green “Loyalty Points” button on the bottom of every page on the site for more info!
– AND check below for a new FLASH SALE!

A Christmas Treats Cart by Laura Carson!

Wow! Design Team Member Laura Carson, has created this amazing, colorful miniature cart filled with candy and cookies for Christmas!

Do you remember the Paris Street Painter’s Cart Laura made? (Photo at left.) It used the same Small Peddlers Cart as the base.

From Laura’s blog post:
For those of you into miniatures, how about a peddler’s cart filled with tasty holiday treats? I decorated the cart with gingerbread chipboard trim [look up behind the wreath], a wreath [made from Mini Holly Leaf Garland], holly leaf images, gingerbread images, hanging lights, candy canes, and two tin soldiers.

Many of the cookies are made from polymer clay and cookie cutter cabochons which I’ll cover in the video tutorial. There are chocolates (decorated with slices of polymer clay canes) and lollypops made from beads. I also used various pre-made candy canes, cakes, and gingerbread house beads.

For more photos, info, and video tutorial (!), please visit Laura’s blog post. And here is her supply list. (Plus a close-up photo of the cart is below in the Giveaway section, where I explain some of those treats in detail.)

ALL Clay & Molds ON SALE!

FLASH SALE! TODAY & TOMORROW ONLY (the sale ends at midnight PST, Monday night, November 26th… that’s 3 am Tuesday for you east coasters). This is a 35% off sale!

Yummy… this includes lots of cakes & candies, including the 4 highlights below. And all 4 below are used in Laura’s artwork! 50 items!! Click: Clay & Molds SALE to see everything!


Digital versions of ALL collage sheets and ALL digital images are on sale at 50% off! AND now extended through FRIDAY night, November 30th!

Tons of options! Over 1300 products, including the 4 highlights below (seems a tiny fraction of a highlight). AND it’s ALL styles/themes, not just Christmas!

Click here: ALL collage sheets or ALL digital images to see everything!

Hooray for the Christmas Sweets Giveaway!

Wow! There’s a close-up!

I’m going to (try to) constrain myself to “just” the items in that close-up for today’s Giveaway! That includes:
– A Small Peddlers Cart (the cart itself!)
– 3 of the Tiny Ceramic Gingerbread House Beads (like the 3 lined up on the tray (and the tray, too: Silver Cookie Sheet or Oven Tray)
Silver Number Beads (painted to look like chocolates, right in front of the ceramic beads, and the Polymer Clay Cane – Pink Hearts and Polymer Clay Cane – Red & White Rolled Cake decorating the “chocolates” too)
Polymer Clay Red Swirl Peppermint Cane (slices decorating a gingerbread man in the upper right)
Mini Candy Canes (over at left in a jar; oh, why not: the Mini Glassware – Set of 17 that includes glasses & vases, too!)
Tiny Little Christmas Gifts Collage Sheet (that tiny red checked gift box)
– 6 of the NEW Multicolor Striped Candy Sticks (in a jar, next to the checked gift box)
– and… that pre-made Miniature Chocolate Cake to the right of the candy sticks!

Just click on this supply list link for photos and links to everything Laura used, including the 12 items listed above that are in the Giveaway!

To enter the Christmas Sweets 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, November 26, 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 Matchless Christmas Giveaway from YESTERDAY’S newsletter? That would be Amanda Morris! Congrats! Check your email for info.

Posted by Leslie, November 25th, 2018

79 responses to “A Christmas Treats Cart & Flash Sale on Tiny Sweets!”

  1. Nadine says:

    Love the candy cart!

  2. Jen J says:

    Such a wonderful project! Thank you for sharing

  3. Is there nothing that Ms-Mad-Laura-Insane-Artist-Lady-with-No-Limitations-Carlson can’t do?!

    This is so delightful – I want one for under my tree – a larger one to sit at the base of the stair case in the foyer – and a HUUUUUGE one to sit on the front lawn (even though we don’t decorate the front of the house for Christmas, for THIS I would start!)

    Needless to say, I adore it!

  4. Barbara Leone says:

    Wow, what a great give away! Love all the great details this cart has. Hope I am the lucky one!

  5. trudy a widner says:

    When I saw the photos, I knew immediately that it was Laura Carson who had created this beautiful eye candy. If I started this Dec. I might be able to get it finished by next Dec. Love it!

  6. Janice Shaw says:

    LOVE the project!

  7. Jill says:

    Super cute. Great inspiration to do some mini holiday decorating.

  8. I love the giveaway. I would make so many things with it. Thank you

  9. Cheryl Lee says:

    Love this! Would be perfect to go with the Christmas house I have going. She is amazing!!

  10. Barb A says:

    The Christmas cart is beyond fabulous. Love carts and stands of any kind, but the Christmas carts are my favorites.

  11. Catharine McCammon says:

    I’ll tuck the tiny treat wagon behind my sugar jar for my grandbaby to find! Glory!

  12. Simply love the Christmas cart. What an awesome addition to my miniature collection! So festive and fun!!!!

  13. Cynthia Penney says:

    No better way to evoke Christmas than this yummy cart! I need thisv

  14. Kathlene Ford-Walters says:

    Love the drummer boys. Such a wonderful idea.

  15. Kim R says:

    Oooh Candyyyyy! And the mini glassware is soooo cute!

  16. Debora L. says:

    Wow! All these goodies!

  17. Kee Ostler says:

    What a whimsical wonderful project! It would be so much fun to make oe. Thank you for the chance to win.

  18. jackie says:

    Christmas is just getting sweeter by the minute

  19. Jill Maccartney says:

    So cute!!!! It reminds me of childhood.

  20. Jen R says:

    This is so cute!

  21. Chris K. says:

    I’m drooling in more ways than one.

  22. Denise Bryant says:

    Love all of these cute holiday treats!

  23. Susan Davis says:

    This is adorable. Thanks for the inspiration.

  24. Nancy AT says:

    Here I am again with visions of sugarplums dancing in my brain!

  25. Nancy E says:

    Talk about visions of sugarplums dancing in your head! This is just a yummy design!

  26. AllIeant for Christmas is ..Laura Carson

  27. M Dolan says:

    How sweet it is! Adorable 🙂

  28. Pauline Martim says:

    Love the candy cart and everything Alpha Stamps does. Would really love this.

  29. Diane Sanchez says:

    This is adorable and would be so much fun to make. Thank you for the inspiration.

  30. Gretchen says:

    The dolls are waiting for just this to roll into their neighborhood!

  31. Marilyn Hughes says:

    I’d love to make a cart like Laura’s. How fantastic!

  32. Deb Kaste says:

    Oh my gosh, Laura makes the most adorable things! Would love to play with all of those sweet items…so Precious!!!

  33. Noreen says:

    They’re all so tiny and sweet!!

  34. Sandie says:

    I love this one. I would really like to win this one. What a great giveaway.

  35. Dianna says:

    OMG! I believe I just have a new cavity by looking at this adorable candy cart! So sweet and festive! I would love to win this sweetest goodies giveaway!

  36. Kim Lucak says:

    The Christmas candy cart is adorable!!! Very festive Christmas spirit 🙂

  37. Celia says:

    Wow! This is amazing…making me crave Christmas ribbon candy……

  38. Jean Marmo says:

    Another stunning and creative project! Love the candy and those nutcrackers!

  39. Lorrie Koenig says:

    No wonder Laura is one of my favorites. This cart is just adorable. So many details, just a charming project!

  40. Ann F. says:

    Those tiny candies are so cute.

  41. Pauline P. says:

    Another Cute project. What am I going to DO?!?!?!?!?

  42. Jo says:

    This is so cute! I love all the Christmas ideas you bring!

  43. Karen Mallory says:

    This is so fabulous! I love the candy cart!!!

  44. Kat Cashwell says:

    Love this project & all the yummy treats !!

  45. Bridget says:

    Very nice work!

  46. Sandy says:

    Looks good enough to eat!

  47. Laura Norman says:

    Another win for Laura Carson. This is wonderful! It makes me think of the fabulous candy cart in the Harry Potter films.

  48. Terri Scalise Hamm says:

    So beautiful and great details…simply love it!

  49. Karen Wood says:

    That is so perfectly delicious. Very clever making the number beads into chocolate candies.

  50. brian hughes says:

    This wagon is adorable…may order 2…one for Christmas and one for Halloween. Love it.

  51. Beth Jones says:

    Just adorable!!

  52. Dewanna Raite says:

    I love the tiny gingerbread houses

  53. Marcie Van Deren says:

    It reminds me of a European street vendors kiosk. A mini one would be fun to do!

  54. Carla says:

    Love the Christmas cart and all the goodies!

  55. Kathe Deck says:

    this is completely amazing!

  56. Sheila AR says:

    I love this cart and its contents! So colorful, and right up my sweet-tooth alley…and a dentist’s dream… :~D

  57. Judy Goodwin says:

    I love this fantastic Christmas cart. So many goodies.

  58. Dee says:

    You always have the most amazing things. The Christmas cart is simply enchanting!

  59. Nancy says:

    Absolutely incredible!

  60. Randi says:

    This is so adorable!!

  61. Congrats Amanda! What a sweet cart, mm good. Lovely inspiration. Thanks for a great give away.

  62. Mary says:

    The Candy Cart is just too cute.

  63. Debbie Stine says:

    This is the cutest project I’ve ever seen! So many details!

  64. Traci says:

    OMG!!! This so adorable I love the little gingerbread and all the cute little sweets.

  65. Anne says:

    What a darling candy cart!

  66. Karen Ann says:

    November 26th is my birthday wouldn’t it be a very nice gift to receive a low calorie candy cart kit?? Cakes, candies and gingerbread.

  67. Janet Turner says:

    Wow! What a super sweet giveaway.

  68. Kathy Toews says:

    All the goodies look so tasty.

  69. Mary Mac says:

    Love the candy cart, would love to add candy canes around it.

  70. Bonnie Moran says:

    It’s beginning to look alot like Christmas!!!!

  71. Rhonda S says:

    I love gingerbread for Christmas.

  72. Andrea Pretlow says:


  73. Angie M says:

    Mmmmm candy canes! So cute

  74. Anne W says:

    This post is making me very hungry.

  75. Laural says:

    Off to the dentist! What a wonderful piece

  76. Peggy Manning says:

    So many choices–my head is spinning as to my favorite part. Not enough ti me to watch the tutorials. January will still be full of Christmas. Thanks for all the inspirations

  77. Sylvia L says:

    Very cute the way it is, but it would also make a pretty flower cart.

  78. Kathryn Logan says:

    This project would be a delight to work on, it’s wonderful!

  79. BarbMac Vt says:

    OMG! I NEED these sweets for my 3 story Candy Shop I am building, It is an old fashioned candy store with lots of unique sweets and eclectic decor! I can’t wait to finish it so I can show it off! 🤞✨🤞✨🤞
    Love Laura’s sweets wagon! TFS!