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Happy Accidents, New Rubber Stamps, Birds & Bees SALE!

Filed under Art Projects, Back in Stock, Giveaways, Newsletters, Rubber Stamps, Sale, Shannon Cooper

Wow! This is so fun and colorful and I love the unexpected way the new fancy frame fit over the oval window… I’ll let Shannon explain:

This piece started with a new set of beautiful stamps that include butterflies of various sizes, suns, moons, and several words and phrases. They are all small, the largest being 3″ x 1-3/4″, so they would work well with ATCs and art coins. They’re really pretty too.

I took these stamps in hand and dug around in my stash of things, finding a cool tent card from last month’s kit buried in a stack of chipboard (it is literally 3″ high. I gotta get this pile organized). Then I went rifling through the box of new stuff to see what to coordinate with the aforementioned stuff and found the new fancy Lace Frame. It happened to fit perfectly over the cutout on my oval Tent Card. That was a nice surprise.

There are four different butterfly stamps in the set. The two I used, which are the smallest of the butterflies, are 1/2″ and not quite 1″ long. They were stamped and embossed, cut out, folded a bit, then glued onto the card. There’s small pieces of foam under a few to vary the height and give dimension.

More info and photos are in Shannon’s blog post.

And be sure to enter today’s Giveaway — that includes EVERYTHING in Shannon’s supply list!

New & Back in Stock Supplies!

On Sale — see below

On Sale — see below

On Sale — see below

Back in Stock

Back in Stock

Birds & Bees ON SALE!

This is a big, diverse group: over 70 items (from collage sheets to rubber stamps to charms): on SALE at 25% off!

Check out the highlights below. (Psst: the sale includes ALL THREE of the new rubber stamp sets announced today — see above!)

The sale ends at midnight TOMORROW NIGHT, February 8th.

Click: Birds & Bees SALE to see everything!


(And by Shannon, too…)

We’re been plowing (plodding?) through updating some older blog posts with links to the new site… and this fab project by Shannon just got revised! (See the photo at left for Shannon’s Snake Oil Caravan, using the Bathing Machine Kit, a 2 Inch Suitcase, a zillion tiny bottles, and the Good For What Ails You Collage Sheet made just for her project!)

More info on Shannon’s project is on this post, and quite a few items from the supply list are still available (including the Tiny Suitcase Kit, shown at right).

Butterflies Tent Card Giveaway!

Wow! Just look at that flurry of colorful butterflies!

Yes, I said it! EVERYTHING in Shannon’s Supply List is included in today’s Giveaway!

I’m only highlighting a couple of the EIGHT items in the supply list/Giveaway:
New Lace Frame
New — and part of the SALE: Dream Without Fear Cling Stamp Set
A Mix of Spring Beauties ATCs Collage Sheet

Just click on this Supply List link for photos and links to everything in Shannon’s artwork, which are also all included in the Giveaway!

To enter the Butterflies Tent Card 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, February 8, 2019).

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 Letters from the Sea Kit Giveaway from Sunday’s newsletter? That would be Barbara Souza! Congrats! Check your email for info.

Posted by Leslie, February 7th, 2019

64 responses to “Happy Accidents, New Rubber Stamps, Birds & Bees SALE!”

  1. Denise Bryant says:

    Love that rainbow of butterflies!

  2. Bonnie Moran says:

    Love It!!

  3. Angie M says:

    That is GORGEOUS!

  4. Rhonda S says:

    The butterfly colors are so vibrant. I love them.

  5. Starqueen says:

    A happy accident or divinely designed…🤷‍♀️ This is just a beautiful piece and the lace frame and tent card make for some interesting possibilities.😻

  6. Cindy Cottrell says:

    Incredible, breathtaking, and such beauty with the flurry of butterflies. Wonderful inspiration!

  7. Pauline Martin says:

    It’s very pretty.

  8. Valzora Spriggs says:

    Brightens up a dreary day

  9. Erin Gardner says:

    This blog is always so inspiring

  10. Gail Shenberger says:

    The butterflies are beautiful .

  11. The opportunities for design with these butterflies is endless! I will order the stamps ASAP!

  12. Verna says:

    Wow! If this doesn’t shout Spring. She is beautiful. Thanks for the opportunity to win these lovely giveaways and the inspiration.

  13. Jen R says:

    I love these stamps!!

  14. Debora L. says:

    Lovely! I like the caravan too. 🙂

  15. Jennie Ingram says:

    You have me dreaming of Spring!

  16. LeAnn Aagard says:

    I love everything about this.

  17. Kathy S. says:

    I agree…colorful and beyond.

  18. I love this whole giveaway

  19. Anne W says:

    I need to win this! Love it.

  20. Peg says:

    Those butterflies are WOW! Beautiful card and fun giveaway. Love the little planner stamps.

  21. Debbie says:

    I LOVE this, so beautuful!

  22. Kim R says:

    Wow! Breathtaking butterflies!

  23. Orianna Abels says:

    I love the contrast between the colorful butterflies and the white lace.

  24. Sandy says:

    My heart is all a flutter!!!

  25. Laural says:

    So detailed..Loving the stamps and creative artistry

  26. Karen Mallory says:

    I absolutely love how Shannon made her card. The butterfly effect is fabulous!

  27. Kat Cashwell says:

    Live the rainbow butterflies!! This is stunning!

  28. Ann F. says:

    I love all the colorful butterflies! Beautiful!!

  29. Kathy Udlinek says:

    One can never have too many butterflies!!

  30. Nancy E says:

    Just love the colorful butterflies with the vintage Lady!

  31. Peggy Manning says:

    Butterflies are pretty BUT Gotta have that caravan–Send it to me!! PeginOKC

  32. Mary Brown says:

    My gosh this lady is so beautiful! What a wonderful picture

  33. geri says:

    The colorful butterflies remind me of Spring and the warmer weather to come…. Love the caravan!

  34. Thalia Kottke says:

    So many butterflies.

  35. Diane Duller says:

    Wow. I can almost feel the rush of butterfly wings as I look at this artwork.

  36. Karen says:

    Wow! Beautiful butterflies. I would love to add some of them to one of my cloth fairy dolls.

  37. Terri Scalise Hamm says:

    So beautiful and spring-like, can’t wait.

  38. Carla says:

    The butterflies are gorgeous!

  39. Darlene says:

    Oh my gosh…shannons card is FAB!

  40. Lea Cook says:

    Love the butterfly explosion!

  41. Catharine McCammon says:

    Will celebrate Monarch butterflies in Pacific Grove, California with my Grandbabies! Frame a picture of US!

  42. KIM says:

    I love butterfly

  43. Sheila AR says:

    My eyes are exploding with hearts for this rainbow tornado of butterflies!! Gorgeous!!!

  44. Judy Goodwin says:

    I love the stamps and that frame is beautiful. All sorts of good things.

  45. mary macdonald says:

    love the colors of the butterflies in contrast to the not so colorful rest of the card

  46. Veronica Risko says:

    So much to look at. Inspiration for working on my Bathing Machine kit.

  47. BarbMac Vt says:

    I absolutely adore the butterfly 🦋 Card! It is elegant yet whimsical at the same time! I also love the beautiful snake oil caravan creation! Both of these are totally amazing!
    Would love to try creating my own version of the butterfly card! 🤞💫🤞💖💫💖🤞💫🤞

  48. Janet Turner says:

    I love the butterfly card- unique and beautiful!

  49. Lee Maynard says:

    I was just at the store looking for a moon stamp.

  50. Jo says:

    Love the butterflies and the caravan! Would make a Halloween caravan- so cute!

  51. Lorin S. says:

    Butterflies, rainbows, Victorian…..
    All my favorite things to make.

  52. Love this creation! Magical how the butterflies emerge from her dreams!!!

  53. ricki walker says:

    The colors in this piece are gorgeous! So refreshing!

  54. Jean marmo says:

    Simply stunning. The butterflies are amazing!

  55. Kitty Tatman says:

    Great contrast between the bold butterflies and the photo. Gorgeous design!

  56. Kitty Tatman says:

    Great contrast between the bold butterflies and the photo. Gorgeous design!

  57. Chris H says:

    Love the 3D look of the colorful collection of butterflies. Beautiful!

  58. Cathy says:

    It looks like beautiful thoughts and feelings are being sent out into the universe. Love this site

  59. Lana says:

    Absolutely divine!!!

  60. Barbara A says:

    Simply beautiful. Love those gorgeous butterflies!🦋🦋🦋🦋🦋

  61. Carol Slowik says: