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Alchemy Coasters & Coins by Nichola Battilana

Filed under Art Projects, Back in Stock, Coins Coasters & Holders Kit, Giveaways, Nichola Battilana, Sale

Beautiful! That’s what we’ve got today: Lots of new items, a 40-50% off sale (TWO sections!), and beautiful new papers (and artwork)!

Alchemy Coasters and Coins by Design Team Member Nichola Battilana

Oh my… just feast your eyes on those beautiful coins and coasters by Mz Nichola (they may be smaller than you think — the coins are just 2-1/2″ diameter). The photo of the coins is immediately below; the pic for the coasters is farther down in this missive. I adore Nichola’s artwork (and enthusiasm)!

Alpha Stamps sent me this Alchemy 12 x 12 Pad and I have one word. SWOOOOOON! Ugh! It’s the type of pad you take extra care when cutting into because there’s something gorgeous on both sides of the paper.

I used that gorgeousness with elements from this months’ kit: Coins, Coasters & Holders.

I mean you wouldn’t think that moons and bees would go together…. but here we are.

The coins and coasters that are the base of these pieces are super thick chipboard. If you know me, I like to beat my projects into submission so these extra thick beauties are a total treat.

Here’s a link to all the supplies Nichola used. Be sure to visit her blog post for lots more info & photos! AND see below in the Giveaway section for a chance to win lots of the supplies!

New & Back in Stock Goodies!

So many new things to mention today, they’re not all covered in the previews below! Click here to see all 22 of them!

Oh, and that new blank album is quite a treat! Keep reading (too) as there’s a FLASH SALE, related to the Stars Nichola used!

Gypsy Collage Sheets and Glitter & Tinsel ON SALE!

Woohoo! I was so inpired by Nichola’s beautful artwork that i picked TWO sections (and I’ve extended the normal length of a sale)! This is a 50% off sale on Gypsy Collage Sheets (that includes all the alchemy ones) AND a 40% off sale on Glitter & Tinsel (for all those shiny stars Nichola used)!

Over 110 options… including the highlights below (and the alchemy collage sheet, stars & iridescent garland shown above)!

The sale ends at midnight on SATURDAY night, May 18th. Click: FLASH SALE to see everything from both sections in one group!

Alchemy Coasters Giveaway!

Ah… there’s that mix of bees and the moon that Nichola spoke of (the middle coaster at left… by the way, those are the “larger” 4 inch coasters… a bit more space to “art on”)!

In addition to one of the May Kits (that will give you a coin, a small coaster, and 3 chipboard holders to play with — and 2 of those 3 are in the photo of Nichola’s coins above) , I’ve picked more items from Nichola’s supply list for today’s Giveaway:
– the 4 inch coasters
all the stars in Nichola’s artwork! including those brass stars shown at left
– a 3 Inch Dimensional Coin Folder (see Nichola’s post for info on her love of chunky embellishments!)
– a new Alchemy Paper Pad!!

To enter the Alchemy Coasters 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 Night, May 17, 2019).

And what are you going to make?

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 Controlled Mayhem Circus Coins Giveaway from Sunday’s newsletter? That would be Joyce Myers! Congrats! Check your email for info.

Posted by Leslie, May 16th, 2019

49 responses to “Alchemy Coasters & Coins by Nichola Battilana”

  1. Kathy Toews says:

    I think the ‘Alchemy’ theme will out do the ‘Halloween’ theme for me! What beautiful stuff.

  2. Bonnie M says:

    Love the coasters

  3. Anne W says:

    Those coasters are fun! Awesome alchemy.

  4. What a wonderful giveaway!!!

  5. Laura N says:

    Love! both the alchemy papers and what Nichola made with them!

  6. Debora L. says:

    I love everything alchemy!

  7. Kat Cashwell says:

    Love theses!! Would have to make alchemy theme !!

  8. Peggy Manning says:

    More, and more and more !!!!!!

    Goodies everywhere!!!!

    Temptations Galore !!!!!!

    Send me one of each !!!!


  9. Jen Rothstein says:

    I love these cards, I may just have to try them if I win!

  10. Kathy S. says:

    I’ll drink to that!

  11. Laura Callies says:

    Alchemy theme is one dof my favorites. It is up there with halloween and alice, so definitely want to go with an alchemy theme too!

  12. Luanne Shearer says:

    This is a beautiful project. I would make a bee themed set if I won.

  13. Laural says:

    I am in love with this whole idea!

  14. I love the coasters. I think I would make them steampunk

  15. Valzora Spriggs says:


  16. Amy says:

    these would be perfect scattered on the table in my alchemy inspired sunroom.

  17. Sue Young says:

    Yummy coasters ! Great fall decorations !!

  18. Jennie Ingram says:

    Oh my witchy little heart is so envious of all the alchemical goodies!

  19. Karen Mallory says:

    This paper is gorgeous! I love to alter coasters!

  20. These papers are beautiful, I could have so much fun with these. I hope I win.

  21. Helen says:

    Nichola has done some more beautiful art! I would love to give it a go.

  22. Ann F. says:

    The coasters are beautiful! Great work!

  23. Judy Adamcyk says:

    Right up my alley!

  24. Vera Collier says:

    Love the Alchemy paper pad!

  25. Michelle G says:

    I love the alchemy paper pad! All of her artwork is beautiful! Bees and moons, who would have thought? Love it! I am not sure what I would make, but would be wonderful to figure it out!

  26. Jean marmo says:

    Loving the Alchemy paper. Wonderful inspiration.

  27. jo says:

    These coasters are BEAUTIFUL! i love the theme and the way they were created!

  28. Judy Goodwin says:

    I just became interested in alchemy a few months ago so this is right in line with my thoughts. Love it!

  29. Pamela armas says:

    They can’t get much better than this!

  30. Daylan says:

    The will go into a Merlin display and/or stationary.

  31. Nancy O says:

    Honestly – I’d try to recreate the owl coaster. Nichola’s art rocks.

  32. This is amazing! Right up my alley! Can’t wait for my order to arrive so I can start working. Thank you for the inspiration!

  33. Bonnie Hayes says:

    I love alchemy. Doing a fortune teller doll right now and these would be great accessories for her.

  34. Catharine McCammon says:

    Love to make a tiny booklet with lots of magic recipes!

  35. Lorna E. says:

    Gorgeous paper! I’ve got a mystical journal going that these goodies would work beautifully with.

  36. Nancy AT says:

    I am always thinking that Alpha Stamps will run out of new ideas and you NEVER do! Yay!!! These are so inspiring! And gorgeous!

  37. Roe says:

    Oh my, I am completely in love with this theme. And the coins and coasters are a cute craft idea. I love it.

  38. Lee Maynard says:

    Nice collection of goodies

  39. ricki walker says:

    I have just recently found Stamperia paper company. They have such gorgeous papers!

  40. Susanne Frey says:

    I’ve never made my own coasters, but these coasters are absolutely inspirational!

  41. Margaret Dolan says:

    Stamperia is beginning to be my new favorite thing! And Nichola’s coins are beautiful. Moons and bees two of my favorite things. I hope she makes a tute.. hint hint. I would like to see how she covers the pockets. Because I have some of the ATC folders that came out awhile ago and they are much the same thing. Honestly everything she does when you watch her looks soooo easy lol! Great giveaway too 🙂

  42. Judy Carlson says:

    Love,love this collection of goodies!

  43. Verna says:

    Stamperia is such beautiful paper and I adore what Nichola has done. Thanks for the chance to win and the lovely inspiration.

  44. Patti Flasch says:

    The images are absolutely beautiful! I am not familiar with Stamperia yet, but you can bet I am going to get acquainted soon!

  45. Kathleen S. Cole says:

    I love anything and everything mystical, like alchemy and Halloween! The alchemy papers looks scrumptious! I would love to win…what would I make? I’d have to look at all the stuff, combined with what I already have, to make something unique.

  46. Nancy E says:

    Just love anything created by Nichola!

  47. Thalia Kottke says:

    The coins are such a fabulous idea! Going to take to the next swap and see if I can cause a stir.

  48. Carol Slowik says:

    Love the alchemy theme. Will have to make!! Thanks Nichola for yet again the most beautiful art!!

  49. Janet Turner says:

    Your blog is always a great source of inspiration. I love the coasters. I would definitely use the owl theme. Beautiful!