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New miniatures! New Moroccan artwork! Baking SALE!

Filed under Art Projects, Bella Ayers, Giveaways, Miniatures, Moroccan Doorways Kit, Sale

Before showing off Miz Bella’s beautiful artwork using the April Kit (goodby April… the longest month in the history of months): there’s a BAKING sale! Why? Well, first there are 2 adorable new miniatures with a baking theme. Second, I have been seeing photos of amazing things people are baking (you too? do tell in your comment if you enter the Giveaway). More info on the sale and all the new miniatures is below.

Wow! I love all the color and textures in this Moroccan Nights by Design Team Coordinator Miz Bella (Kimberly Ayers)! That photo at right shows the inside when the piece is open (and note the depth from the niche on the right side, behind the Moonshine Frame). There’s also a niche behind the scene on the front cover!

Per the work-in-progress photos below, you can see how Bella hinged the main house pieces. For the front cover she built her own frame using curtains, a valance (at bottom) and a dome on top, doing double duty to hide some hot-glue mayhem from making those tulle curtains. (See how the niches are offset in the side-view photo? The niche on the front cover (with the curtains and dancing girl — what? dancing girl? see photo in the Giveaway) is lower than the niche on the inside.)

Clever work, Bella!

You read more about the project and see more photos on her blog post. Plus here’s Bella’s supply list.

What is new today? Miniatures!

NEW Flash Sale: Baking!

30% off on EVERYTHING in this collection! Tons of things from scrapbook paper to miniatures (from bowls to cakes)!

Psst: this also includes the 2 new items above with red gingham fabric!

Over 120 choices! Note: the collage sheets (which include some sewing themed sheets, too) AND anything on clearance in this group are marked down to 50% off!

The sale ends FRIDAY NIGHT, May 1st at midnight PST. See the entire sale collection here!

Here’s examples of clearance items in the sale (50% off):

Moroccan Nights Giveaway!

Ah… there’s that photo of the cover! That makes more sense (I hope). Bella built her little stage for the dancer and added the curtains with filigree as tie-backs, plus glitter edging the onion dome and the Stained Glass Border.

So much to choose from: see the photos below of the 3 collage with the lovely ladies on the cover and on the inside. EVERYTHING in Bella’s Supply List is included in today’s Giveaway! (That’s a huge list!)

Note: As there is an April Kit included in the Giveaway, any items that are part of the kit (and also listed separately in the supply list) will only be included once.

To enter the Moroccan Nights 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, May 1, 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

The winner of the Moroccan Beauty Giveaway from the last newsletter is Lorna E! Please check your email for more information.

Posted by Leslie, April 30th, 2020

29 responses to “New miniatures! New Moroccan artwork! Baking SALE!”

  1. jackie says:

    no baking happening here…I’ll have to include it in my miniatures

  2. Rhonda says:

    I just love the dancer. So pretty.

  3. ricki walker says:

    Too much baking being done at my house! Chocolate chip cookies, pecan pie,
    walnut pie, chocolate cake…. Every few days I have to make sure my smallest size jeans still fit! Love this kit. Very feminine and delicate!

  4. Kim R says:

    Love the curtains and how Mz Bella made the curtain holders. So creative!

  5. Jen says:

    I love all of the shrines and this is no exception. Great job Ms. Bella!

  6. Marilyn says:

    Moroccan nights – Yes! Beautiful!

  7. KIM says:

    I would love trying to making this giveaway

  8. I love this so much, Kim! Guessing I have a gazillion yards of tuille here, so those fab curtains are a go.
    Thanks for keeping our spirits up everyone! xo

  9. Cherry Nowell says:

    Oh my gosh. This is soooooo pretty. 🍒

  10. Judy Adamcyk says:

    Very nice.

  11. jo says:

    These shrines are so pretty – i love the belly dancer!

  12. Carol Slowik says:

    Such inspiration!! My new ” daughter” is a Moroccan Beauty and I so want to make her something to remind her of her birth place! She and my son are expecting their first babe as well! Going to make her a doll house from my nana’s sewing box!

  13. Susan ML says:

    Such an imaginative shrine and so beautifully finished! Love the HUGE giveaway!

  14. Deanne D'Aloia says:

    Niches are a huge hit with me! Love the curtains

  15. Isabel M Coloma-Sanz says:

    Hello, what a beautiful work, love the idea and the details of it. The picture of the dancer is very authentic. I’m inspired. Congratulations Bella, excellent job, Isabel

  16. Laural says:

    So Beautiful and so clever!

  17. Jennifer Sobolewski says:

    I love this theme!

  18. Bridget Haig says:

    What a pretty little giveaway makes me think of One Thousand and One Nights. Love the colors too.

  19. Kathy Toews says:

    Moroccan Nights spent away from home! What a lovely thought. Take me away, Calgon.

  20. Karen Mallory says:

    This is such a beautiful project! Love it!

  21. Ann F. says:

    More baking in my house than I’ve done in years!!!

  22. kathleen codyrachel says:

    Love this!♥️

  23. Anne W says:

    What a stunning project. I love it.

  24. Kat Cashwell says:

    The shrines are awesome!! Love all the new miniatures!

  25. Monica Gabehart says:

    So pretty.

  26. Janet Turner says:

    Beautiful! I love the curtains.

  27. Gail Brown says:

    My friend bell dances this would be such a nice gift to make for her. I must do it for her!

  28. Nancy E says:

    Just love all the artwork! It’s so colorful.

  29. Dorothy Peterson says:

    Very creative and like the drapes.