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New Chipboard Gothic Borders + Related Sale!

Filed under Art Projects, Giveaways, Halloween, Kristin Batsel, Miniatures

Chunky Gothic Border
Wow! What’s this? There’s a new Chunky Gothic Border. (The name kinda says it all! A short border based on a Victorian design. 6″ long and designed so multiple strips can be butt up against each other for a longer strip.) AND a related new Window Box with Gothic Facade. (A 1:12 scale flower box plus a gothic facade.) AND: Why didn’t I think of this before?! ALL Gothic & Wrought Iron items are on SALE! Beside the 2 new items shown at left and right, see below for more info on the sale!
Window Box with Gothic Facade

Gothic & Wrought Iron on SALE!

25% off on EVERYTHING in this collection! Beside lots of chipboard embellishments (even some 3D 1:12 miniatures!), there are also some metal filigree pieces and collage sheets!

The sale ends at midnight PST, MONDAY night, April 26th.

See the sale collection here! Over 50 items! And see below for some artwork inspired by this sale!

What else is NEW today?

A nice mix of items: 2 miniature frames, a wooden table, a potted plant, 2 clear stamps, and 2 silver-colored metal items (including an updated mix of bead caps chosen for mini vases)! Not all the new goodies are shown below, so click here to see all of them.

Some eye candy, too! And a Giveaway!

How sweet is that Night Witch Altered Tin by Design Team Member Kristin Batsel!

This was a Halloween project from 2017, back when the Altoids Tin Insert Frames – Wrought Iron were first announced (psst… they’re also part of the flash sale).

You can read more about the project in the original blog post. (Good tips are there, too, like: “to make the image more dimensional, I cut out the witch’s arms and the cat from a second, identical image.”)

I’m including everything from Kristin’s supply list in today’s Giveaway! Three of the items are shown below, but there are 8 items still available (not bad for a project from 4 year’s ago).

To enter the Night Witch Altered Tin 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, April 26, 2021).

And tell me: what will you make with these supplies?

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.

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Posted by Leslie, April 25th, 2021

35 responses to “New Chipboard Gothic Borders + Related Sale!”

  1. Deanne D'Aloia says:

    Love the Altoid inserts anything Gothic.

  2. Alana says:

    So in love with this set! I would combine the witchy cutouts with photos of my own Maine Coons as her familiars to make a shrine to my sweet boys. (Yes- I’m proud to be a crazy cat lady! 😊 )

  3. Nadine says:

    I’m ready for some spooky!

  4. Donna says:

    I love both Gothic and the mini shrines. This is just a wonderful combination.

  5. Ann F. says:

    It’s not too early to start those Halloween projects!! The gothic tin inserts are great!

  6. Jen R says:

    These are GORGEOUS!

  7. Cindy says:

    Cute cute cute!

  8. Deenie H. says:

    YaaaaY! Anytime is good Halloween-making time! Love the theme!

  9. Amy says:

    perfect Halloween ornament for my black feather tree!

  10. Kim R says:

    These are fabulous Kristen! I love anything gothic and witchy!

  11. Heather C says:

    I love witchy stuff – these would be great for Halloween themed goodies.

  12. Jaimi Bailey says:

    I’d love to make a gothic tin for Halloween!

  13. Sylvia Lovitt says:

    I love everything Gothic ! I would like to try making a Halloween tin.

  14. Kathy Udlinek says:

    I love everything having to do with witches

  15. Denise Bryant says:

    Love the altered tins! I’d make something fun and Halloween-y!

  16. Jo says:

    Of course I love all things witchy and this is one of my favorites! Thank you for always sharing the fun Halloween projects!

  17. Laural Lee-Wright says:

    Another awesome idea from Kristen. I would definitely try to duplicate something of this sort. My family loves Halloween. And of course with the tens there’s so many possibilities.

  18. Starqueen says:

    OMG! I’m feeling witchy! I love creating little scenes in altoid tins…love that the elements are designed to fit perfectly! I might start with a Summer styled Mermaid scene…😉

  19. jean marmo says:

    So very much fun! I would love to try my hand at something like it.

  20. Jackie says:

    I love a little springtime Halloween!

  21. Helen Whaley says:

    I’d join some tins and lids together and make a magical garden scene.

  22. Karen Mallory says:

    Halloween, witches! Love it! I would make the tin box just like Kristin!

  23. Barbara Griggs says:

    Love these projects! Tiny shrines are my wheelhouse and witches are wonderful!

  24. Janet Turner says:

    Adorable! I love working with Altoid tins.

  25. Kat C says:

    Never too early for some Halloween ! Would make these tins – live all things Halloween 🎃 f👻💀

  26. Sue O says:

    Maybe a pair of little witch tins, placed so they would be looking at one another.

  27. KIM says:

    I always wanted to try making something with an Altoid tin. The Halloween tin is a great idea. .

  28. Nancy says:

    Looks like a fun project to try. Have not used altoid tins yet!

  29. Patti Flasch says:

    Altoid tins are so much fun to work with! I have given them in place of greeting cards, and they are always well received…

  30. Lea Cook says:

    Loving the gothic fences!

  31. Diane Alterman says:

    am an altoids as cards fan for years!

  32. Helen Potter says:

    I am always up for anything Halloween, and Altoid Tins! Double Win!!


  34. Christy says:

    So ready to start Halloween crafts and these tin shrines are awesome! Love the moon especially 🙂

  35. Jill M MacCartney says:

    I love this idea! I think I would make a 30’s retro halloween design.