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New Nightfall Lantern Kit, New Room Box & Practical Magic Artwork!

Filed under Giveaways, Halloween, Miniatures, Nightfall Lantern Kit, Shadowbox/Room Box, Shannon Cooper

Nightfall Lantern Kit

October!? And 3 months from now will be a new year. Wow! (That’s both happy and a bit shocked.)

Starting this newsletter off with a colorful new kit, including: new Nightfall Paper with deep, dark night skies plus a new Halloween-themed tea light lantern! (Psst: there are 2 more new lanterns that size being announced today, and a set of all 3 in miniature size; and see below, as Design Team Member Shannon Cooper made a beautiful miniature scene including this kit and more new items!)

See the preview at left of 15 paper flowers in the kit (a mix of SIX different flowers: 1/2″ roses and tiny rose buds; some of each size in black, purple and orange)! And a tiny preview of the new Night Creatures Halloween Polymer Clay Slice Mix that’s also in the kit is at the top of that photo too (perfect for ghouls peeking out in a spooky miniature scene)!

And to coordinate with that new lantern: an LED Tea Light, and small sheets of heavy vellum and orange cellophane so you’ll have options to line the lantern panels.

Go see the new kit for more info and photos on all 12 kit items (plus related new items, new artwork and a Giveaway are below).

Practical Magic Shoppe by Shannon Cooper!

Amazing! Shannon fit so much fun, Halloween-ness into such a small space (the new Simple Scene Box is a shallow space: just 4″ deep for the floor space in front of the wall.). Plus I’m amused by Shannon saying, “I didn’t go overboard with all.the.things, leaving the project somewhat tidy and uncluttered“… true (maybe for Shannon only)!

Here’s a bit of intro text from Shannon’s blog post:

October is here! Time to decorate the house and craft my little fingers off! I managed to sew a bunch of tiny chenille pumpkins to send to Japan before completing a witchy miniature shop for Alpha Stamps (and I also finished a box of Count Chocula. Don’t judge.)

After seeing the Nightfall Lantern Kit, I waffled over what I wanted to do with it. The Nightfall Paper is beautifully rich and is both Halloween-y and not Halloween-y, which makes it quite a treat!

[Aside: Shannon used both sizes of those new paper pads.]

Eventually, I decided to pick up a Simple Scene Box for my new project to create something witchy: a kit with short sides around the front and space in the back to hide wiring should you choose to electrify your scene. It seemed silly not to have a light. Good thing there’s new Tiny Halloween Lanterns! (Hanging from a slightly cropped version of the new Tiny Dragon Sconce.)

The Practical Magic Shoppe is a quaint little place with spell books, potions, and brooms, plus a few odds and ends to spruce up the cottage. Who could resist a winking cat??

I didn’t go overboard with all.the.things, leaving the project somewhat tidy and uncluttered, mostly because the Nightfall paper is too lovely to cover up. There is a Miniature Vintage Cash Register (left unpainted!), an etched Ouija Board 3 Inch Coffin, Pumpkin Lollipops, and a “take an eyeball leave an eyeballdish at the end of the counter.

Beautiful work, Shannon! See more details in Shannon’s blog post (including a tutorial!) and here’s her big supply list! (And come back to see more new items, plus a Giveaway that includes supplies from Shannon/s artwork!)

More New Items!

Even more than the new things above and below so check here to see everything new today (21 items)!

Nightfall Lantern Kit Giveaway!

In addition to the new kit (that will supply scrapbook paper and flowers shown in that close-up of Shannon’s artwork at left) I’m also including these items from Shannon’s Supply List:
Shop Counter
Labels for Mini Potion Bottles Half Sheet (perfect mini size for the “posters” across the front of the counter)
Tiny Cube Glass Bottles – 3 Sizes
New Fire Orange Mixed German Glass Glitter (inside one of those cube bottles)
Small Painted Wooden Barrel
Mini Witchy Shape Set (that broom in the background)
Ouija Board 3 Inch Coffins

To enter the Nightfall Lantern Kit 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, October 4, 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, October 3rd, 2021

44 responses to “New Nightfall Lantern Kit, New Room Box & Practical Magic Artwork!”

  1. Donna says:

    Wow! This brings back watching scary movies with my amazing grandmother as a kid. Nothing scared her. I just love this set. I don’t know whether I’d use it all together or use parts to highlight different projects. Just love it.

  2. Kim Rayko says:

    Ooh! What a fun, new kit! I love everything in it!

  3. Kat C says:

    I love this kit!! The papers and lantern are gorgeous! 👻🎃

  4. Winnie says:

    Love this kit, those lanterns are wonderful!

  5. Vickie Trancho says:

    You continue to inspire my muse after all these wonderful years! I just found out I may lose my current home thanks to Hurricane Ida’s wrath, but my Halloween craft supplies will be with me wherever I land. Love the new kit, and, yes I am a glitterholic! Thank you, my loves!

  6. Sharon House says:

    Oh what a fabulous kit! I can imagine the squeals of delight from the (big and little) kids in our neighbourhood when they see it!

  7. Blair Lowery says:

    Halloween- most favorite season to decorate and make things for. These items would look good in an apothecary/witches cabinet.

  8. Chris K. says:

    Halloween stuff is so fun to make. Thanks for the giveaway.

  9. Cindy says:

    It’s so pretty and scary. Please pick me!!!!!

  10. Judith Kirchner says:

    I love, love, love this. Now I need lanterns and scones to add to my miniature haunted house too. The scene is so creative and brilliant.

  11. Lea Cook says:

    OMG‼️ Just what I need to make my wizard diorama. The dragon hook is to die for❣️

  12. Laural Lee-Wright says:

    How about a traveling wagon, like a gypsy. Loving the purple.

  13. Lana Adams says:

    There is no other season as wonderful as Halloween. As a child all I can remember was that it was the only holiday that my mother could not screw up.

  14. I love this kit! As I do most of your Oct kits of course I am getting It

  15. Deb says:

    So many Halloween ideas… Love love love the lanterns

  16. Gwen says:

    This scene is so amazing!! I love the lanterns and sconces so much. More fun things to add to my cart 🙂

  17. Nadine says:

    I’m Ready for some Halloween fun! What a cute lantern!

  18. Judy adamcyk says:

    Love the tiny lanterns!!

  19. Laura says:

    I think this would be fun to create a bruja’s shop decorated for Dia de los Muertos.

  20. Jackie says:

    So beautiful. I love the idea of making a practical magic shop.

  21. Thalia Kottke says:

    I would love to up the game in our Halloween decor.

  22. Sherrie Conant says:


  23. Julie says:

    The little lanterns are so cute! I love Shannon’s new project? So many great details, like the lily that lays across the shelf. Wonderful work!

  24. Lorrie Koenig says:

    Love the new box. Shannon did an amazing job bringing it to life with the Halloween vignette. My fave time of year! Thanks for a chance to win this great drawing! So fun!!

  25. Denise Bryant says:

    The lantern is just adorable, and I love the shop counter! I’d make a fun Halloween store scene!

  26. Karen Mallory says:

    I love Halloween! Always up for making a new scene box. My favorite and of course Halloween.

  27. Nancy E says:

    My bestie love’s Halloween. This would be so much fun to make for her!

  28. DeboraL says:

    I love the lantern and the possibilities!

  29. Janet M Turner says:

    The lantern is great! I also love the ouija board and little bottles. I love Halloween decorations.

  30. Lynetta Martin says:

    I still say, Shannon never sleeps! ANOTHER super creative set. I’ve looked at it three times already and see new details each time.

  31. Sally Lonn says:

    What a wonderful spooky shop. Love the lantern with dragon and the etched coffin is just purr-fic with the cat. Thank you for sharing your wonderful creativity!!!

  32. Loyce Shurling says:

    I want to celebrate Hallowe’en year round, using each of Shannon’s fantastic ideas and the Alpha Stamps inspirational items.

  33. Deborah Thomas says:

    I absolutely love Halloween. We go all out on decorating. I have made so many cute things over the years using Alpha Stamps. It is rewarding making my own decorations.

  34. KIM says:

    I would love to make witch’s kitchen with some of these items

  35. jean marmo says:

    Loving this Lantern! I would make something similar!

  36. Elizabeth H. says:

    I would love to make a mini lab. Such great items!

  37. Kathy Toews says:

    The lanterns look great! what fun.

  38. Sylvia L says:

    I love the lanterns, especially the teeny ones. Lots of neat Halloween goodies!

  39. Laurie says:

    As usual, awesome project and supplies! I am working on a haunted dollhouse and an apothecary room would be perfect

  40. Victoria Banaszak says:

    What a sweet scene! I love the papers used.

  41. Elizabeth says:

    An assortment with multitudes of uses!

  42. Alana says:

    I’m so in love with this kit!! Oh my gosh!!! I love the inspiration and would add it to the room box I’m working on of my hedge witch work room and apothecary! LOVE! Would you consider selling this as a Halloween special? Oh how exciting!

  43. Joyce S. says:

    I really love the cat and moon lanterns and all of the other fabulous items.

  44. The Lanterns are incredible. The details of the cut outs are amazing.