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Mini Valentine Hutch; Resin Minis Flash SALE!

Filed under Art Projects, Giveaways, Miniatures, Retro Valentine Kit, Sale, Shannon Cooper, Valentine's Day
Update! A newer post about Shannon’s artwork is here.

Wow! Design Team Member Shannon Cooper has made (an amazing!) Hearts Aflutter Mini Valentine Hutch using the new Unfinished Wooden Hutch or Buffet, plus 80 bajillion items I will explain!

Beside the tall overview pic, there are 2 wide close-up photos below (showing 2 of those 3 jam-packed shelves), and there are more photos in Shannon’s blog post:

This month’s kit is chock full of red and pink and retro valentines, oh my! The tiny cards and envelopes were difficult to put aside, but I first wanted to decorate a (new) Unfinished Wooden Hutch or Buffet with the Polymer Clay Valentine Hearts Slice Mix and 2-Tone Heart Bead Mix (both also in the kit). There’s also a bunch of other stuff in there, too.

After the hutch was painted (including the Etched Wooden Banner I glued to the top), I lined the shelves with strips of My Valentine Polka Dot paper (from the kit). Tons of images from the Tiny Little Valentines Collage Sheet were cut out to fill the shelves. There are candy boxes, two valentines card boxes, two gift bags, and a (mini) handful of vintage valentine cards on the shelves and on the lacy border. Peeking out from behind a white heart cake on the top shelf is the cutest kitten you’ve ever seen. Thanks for making some extra tiny cat valentines, Leslie!

Whenever I am making a miniature hutch or shelf of some sort, I tend to crowd stuff in there, jamming as many tiny things as will fit. The project sort of turns into an “I Spy” game, which is kinda fun. Some of the things you’ll find are:
– a red jam jar
– (new) lemon cake with LOVE frosting
heart cookie cutter
polymer clay cake sprinkles in glass bottles
tiny resin cupcakes
– (new) pink strawberry cakes
candy jar pre-filled with red candies
– a pink doily
tiny heart buttons
– (new) tiny heart-shaped chocolate cakes
– and an embossed gold Dresden heart (also in the kit). Whew!

Most of the minis in this project were altered just a tad, like the Red Canisters. (I just glued a heart from the Polymer Clay Valentine Hearts Slice Mix to the front!) Some of the jar lids were painted or colored with a red Sharpie before being filled with microbeads, or more polymer clay slice mix. The lid of the mini white peanut butter jar on the top shelf was also colored with a red Sharpie, and I drew on a little heart.

The Tiny Lace Borders – White worked out perfectly for the shelves. The bottom lace was cut from a wider section and I added pink rhinestones along the top. The heart-shaped lace border was just trimmed and glued on. So quick!

Read more (and see more photos in Shannon’s blog post! Below are a few (more) of the items from Shannon’s supply list… and keep reading as there’s a related Flash Sale and Giveaway!

What else is NEW today?

Note that ALL of these new items are part of the Flash Sale! (See below for more info)

NEW Flash Sale: Lucite & Resin Miniatures

Wow! 30% off! Note: this is a BIG GROUP, with all kinds of themes, from food (tons!) to bottle blanks to animals!

Over 160 items! AND: Anything on clearance in this collection is marked down to 50% off!

The sale ends FRIDAY NIGHT, February 14th at midnight PST. See the entire sale collection here!

Hooray for the One Shelf, So Many Possibilities Giveaway!

Here’s that second promised photo, and it helped me focus on just one area of this fun project to choose products from for the Giveaway!

Then I’m adding all of these things from Shannon’s Supply List:
new Unfinished Wooden Hutch or Buffet
– 2-Tone Heart Bead Mix
all FIVE of these cakes (I spy 3 in the photo, including the cake sprinkles in a jar and 2 new cakes)
– Tiny Lace Borders – White – Set of 5
– Tiny Doilies – Pink – Set of 4
– Tiny Little Valentines Collage Sheet (retro valentines hanging on the lace scallops)
– Romantic Faux Postage Half Sheet (the tiny label on the Half Scale Round Cookie Tin — also included! And so nice just colored with a red sharpie!)
– Valentine Hearts Collage Sheet (one is cut out and laying next to the tin)
– 6mm Heart Buttons
– Even Tinier Bottles
– Red Jam Mini Resin Jar

Just click on this Supply List link for photos and links to everything in Shannon’s artwork, altough “just” the items listed above are included in the Giveaway.

BONUS: the Silly Pink Bunny Rabbits Set, one is shown in the photo but no longer available (the Giveaway includes the last set)!

(Psst! Not in this Giveaway but if you want to see another Valentine’s Day miniature bookshelf that Shannon decorated (with a smaller cabinet to fill!) check this older project.)

To enter the One Shelf, So Many Possibilities 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 14, 2020).

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

Oh! The Valentine Accordion Book Giveaway winner from the last newsletter! Drum roll, please: The winner is Kathy! (Note: we had 3 entrants named Kathy… this is the Kathy who commented “Oh, pop-ups! I love them.”) Please check your email for more information.

Posted by Leslie, February 13th, 2020

49 responses to “Mini Valentine Hutch; Resin Minis Flash SALE!”

  1. Connie says:

    Shannon is the best! This little cabinet is all sorts of amazing!

  2. Traci says:

    Really cute love all the mini elements.

  3. Jean says:

    I would love to make a Valentine hutch!

  4. Nadine says:

    The hutch has so many possibilities!

  5. Kim Lucak says:

    Love the teen tinies 🙂 The little doilies are the cutest, an amazing giveaway!!!

  6. Denise Humenik says:

    Shannon is such an inspiration! Love this!

  7. Karen Young says:

    Miniatures Heart of my Heart! Love this miniature hutch!

  8. Bridget says:

    This is really great!

  9. OMG I love the cupboard. It is so adorable love miniatures

  10. Rhonda says:

    I love red and white together. I really want to do my dollhouse in the 1940’s. I think this would work

  11. Lillian Cordova says:

    I just love Valentine’s Day. That is the most adorable thing I have seen! What wonderful work–Amazing!

  12. Anne S. says:

    Love the mini Valentines!

  13. Jen says:

    I love the possibilities!

  14. Vera Collier says:

    So cute! Love the tiny cards!

  15. Nancy O says:

    So many options with these supplies.

  16. Kathy Toews says:

    OK, I want a full size version of this in my house. All I can say is awwwwwww….

  17. Winnie says:

    So cute!

  18. Gail Brown says:

    OMGoodness this is by far the cutest!! Love the hide and seek goodness of all the itty bitty!!!

  19. Pauline. Martin says:

    I love bakery hutches.

  20. Karen Ann says:

    LOVE hearts and RED

  21. Anne W says:

    This is just too cute. I love it.

  22. May Turner says:

    So many cute little details!

  23. Lorrie says:

    What a charming, sweet, just adorable project. It made my heart sing. All the tiny details to look at and enjoy. A perfect Valentine!

  24. Jill says:

    Love the valentine card bunting!

  25. Laural says:

    You’ve captured my Heart, Valentine! So creative, Shannon

  26. Kim R says:

    So sweet in so many ways! Would be a sweet surprise for a fairy or mouse family. ❤️

  27. Nancy S says:

    This hutch is way too cute!

  28. Gail says:

    OMG! That is the cutest.

  29. Deborah Thomas says:

    You have had me hooked on miniatures for years! I love your supplies and wonderful ideas. Would love to make this Valentine hutch.

  30. Bridget Haig says:

    Oh my how sweet is that little hutch, covered with tiny Valentine’s Happiness.

  31. Jean Marmo says:

    Simply darling! Love those hearts! Such a darling hutch.

  32. Kat Cashwell says:

    I love all the little valentines!!!

  33. Dianna says:

    Shannon’s Hearts Aflutter Mini Valentine Hutch is out of this world! I love her attention to details in her miniatures. Thank you for sharing this wonderful miniature masterpiece! I love everything miniature except for chocolate!

  34. Lana says:

    Oh this is the best ever!!!! I haven’t won in a long, long time…please pick me!!!!

  35. Karen Mallory says:

    Love holiday hutches and this Valentine’s one is so cute!!!

  36. Janet Turner says:

    What a sweet idea. I love the bakery theme.

  37. Jo says:

    I love the little hutch! Th e hearts are adorable!!!

  38. Gretchen says:

    Love the tiny cards and tins.

  39. Denise Bryant says:

    Love those mini vintage style Valentines and all the little delectable treats!

  40. Bonnie Linhart says:

    Oh my! So sweet and so excited to start filling my own hutches. Hearts and Valentines are a favorite and Shannon and all design team are such an inspiration. I’m a new customer to Alpha Stamps. Would love this! Thanks for sharing.

  41. Jaimi B says:

    My jaw dropped. This is the cutest thing, ever!

  42. Kee says:

    This is absolutely adorable and so inspiring. I would love to shrink myself down and have that hutch in my house lol

  43. Crystal Brown says:

    I would love to win the sweet hutch and fill it up with Valentine goodies. My dolls would love this Valentine hutch! It could be a Easter hutch too! I would change it out each Season!

  44. ricki walker says:

    I love all the tiny vintage goodness! This would be so fun to switch out for each holiday!

  45. Margery McInerny says:

    Next to Halloween, Valentine’s Day is my favorite holiday. The hutch is filled with so many of your cute minis.

  46. Susan says:

    Oh my gosh!!!!! So pretty!

  47. Monica Gabehart says:

    Simply delightful.

  48. Adria Hatcher says:

    so very cute. I would love to do one like this.