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Pretty in Pink Room Box by Connie Littell

Filed under Guest Designers, Miniatures, Shadowbox/Room Box, Tutorials

There’s a beautiful new project today: Pretty in Pink Room Box by Guest Designer Connie Littell! And in honor of all the pink sweetness in that art (and in the new paper set): a new gift set! Tea & Pink Cakes Gift Kit: FREE with all orders placed today through Tuesday (ends at midnight July 12, 2022)! […]

Comments Off on Pretty in Pink Room Box by Connie Littell . July 10th, 2022

Filling Easter Baskets Room Box by Connie Littell

Filed under Easter, Guest Designers, Miniatures, Shadowbox/Room Box

Update! A newer post about Connie’s artwork is here. This is such a sweet (and happily colorful) project for spring by Guest Designer Connie Littell! Connie used lots of papers and minis that are new today (and collected in a new sale collection)! I’ll let Connie start the intro: This sweet little egg dyeing and […]

Comments Off on Filling Easter Baskets Room Box by Connie Littell . February 17th, 2022

New Room Box, Furniture & Artist Studio Artwork!

Filed under Beads, Collage Sheets, Guest Designers, Miniatures, New Furniture, Shadowbox/Room Box

What a treat! A new 7×9 Corner Room Box with Window (designed to fit the Double Layer Window). Plus new furniture (and LOTS of new and back-in-stock miniature supplies fit for an artist’s studio… more on that shortly). And NEW artwork by Connie Littell! Note that everything in Connie’s supply list AND ALL 22 of […]

Comments Off on New Room Box, Furniture & Artist Studio Artwork! . March 23rd, 2024

Time for (Mini) Easter Baskets! New Goodies plus FREE Gift!

Filed under Easter, Guest Designers, Miniatures, Shadowbox/Room Box

A few of today’s back-in-stock minis (and that we’ve entered MARCH) inspired me to revisit this fun Filling Easter Baskets Room Box by Connie Littell! I used a Small Trinket Shelf Stand to display the finished baskets. It comes with a drawer that fits at the bottom. I chose to leave it out in order […]

Comments Off on Time for (Mini) Easter Baskets! New Goodies plus FREE Gift! . March 3rd, 2024

Through the Looking Glass One-Day Sale! New Mark-Downs 50% off!

Filed under Alice in Wonderland, Cat's Away... 2023, Guest Designers, Miniatures, Shadowbox/Room Box

Holiday Closure & After-Christmas Sale It’s Day FOUR of this week of While the Cat’s Away Sales & Giveaways! (Can you believe it? This is the 16th Annual Cat’s Away Sale!) Remember, the shipping staff are on vacation till January 3rd, but for sale prices and/or freebies, I think you’ll be able to wait. Shipping will […]

19 Comments » . December 29th, 2023

4 Little Niche Shrines (Halloween, Alice & Christmas) & Related SALE

Filed under Alice in Wonderland, Christmas, Guest Designers, Halloween, Shannon Cooper

FOUR art projects, each using a different Little Niche Shrine! (There are TWO with a Halloween theme, plus Alice in Wonderland and Christmas themes, so lots of inspiration!) A quick note: beside putting everything in ALL the supply lists on sale, I added a few possible substitutes to the sale, too! AND everything NEW mentioned […]

Comments Off on 4 Little Niche Shrines (Halloween, Alice & Christmas) & Related SALE . October 8th, 2023

Alice & Tea! New Miniatures, Art x2, Sale & Free Drink Me GIFT!

Filed under Alice in Wonderland, Altered Tins, Guest Designers, Susan Killam

Wow, totally not planned but we have MORE Alice in Wonderland artwork today! (Last week’s altered tin theme included a couple of Alice projects.) I am delighted for so many different projects all about Alice. Maybe it’s spring… although I always imagined Alice falling down that rabbit hole in summer: it could have been spring. […]

Comments Off on Alice & Tea! New Miniatures, Art x2, Sale & Free Drink Me GIFT! . February 19th, 2023

Two Tiny Dollhouses, Sale & FREE Tiny Bricks

Filed under Beads, Collage Sheets, Dollhouse Ornament Kit, Guest Designers, Miniatures

Aw… these are such a sweet pair of miniature dollhouses by Guest Designer Connie Littell! There’s a tiny ornament with a little mouse having a Christmas feast inside, then there’s a larger dollhouse (still only quarter scale!) with a mysterious forest scene inside. Both houses have tiny shingled roofs. And I love those mini stained […]

Comments Off on Two Tiny Dollhouses, Sale & FREE Tiny Bricks . December 1st, 2022

Two Haunted Houses, New Miniatures, New Sale & FREE Gift!

Filed under Guest Designers, Halloween, Laura Carson, Miniatures

Before we dive into the artwork (and the new supplies), I’ve picked out this new gift set that includes bits of both projects! See the photo at right for all 3 items in the kit: – Single Gravestone – Laser Cut Wood (one is also used in Laura’s project) – One of the Jack-o-Lantern Cabochons […]

Comments Off on Two Haunted Houses, New Miniatures, New Sale & FREE Gift! . October 9th, 2022

Cookie Houses and Hot Cocoa Bar; New SALE & FREE Xmas Candy!

Filed under Christmas, Guest Designers, Market Stall, Miniatures

We’re continuing our Christmas in July Sale this week with a candy-filled miniature Cookie Houses and Hot Cocoa Bar by Guest Designer Connie Littell! I’ve pulled together a Minty Candy Canes Gift Kit to get you started filling tiny jars (or decorating gingerbread houses)! Beside the Minty Cool Christmas Polymer Clay Slice Mix (already in Connie’s […]

Comments Off on Cookie Houses and Hot Cocoa Bar; New SALE & FREE Xmas Candy! . July 21st, 2022