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While the Cat’s Away Day 7: Florals

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Hey, it’s Day 7 (the final day!) of the While the Cat’s Away Giveaways! And today’s theme is Florals.

They barely show, buried under all that colorful swag, but at the base of today’s Giveaway is the New and On Sale! Flora Paper & Sticker Set. It’s a nice big set (2 each of 6 double-sided 12″ x 12″ sheets and a 6″ x 9″ sheet of coordinating stickers) — similar to the Love Letters Paper & Sticker Set from last Saturday’s Love Letter’s Giveaway.

Then I added 3 more New and On Sale! Scrapbook papers, also with floral elements in common:
Birdie Darling Scrapbook Paper (such a riot of color!)
Sentimental Scrapbook Paper (with an ornate peacock and banner illustration) and
Seedlings Scrap Sheet (with silhouetted color images, ready to cut out, including butterflies, mushrooms, birds, fairies…)

Then, since the theme was set, I picked out four coordinating collage sheets AND put the ENTIRE Summer Flowers Collage Sheets Section On Sale! The four sheets in the Giveaway are:
Pink Roses Collage Sheet
Flora ATCs Collage Sheet
Green Leaves Collage Sheet
The Language of Flowers Collage Sheet

Hooray! A Florals Giveaway! In addition to all the papers mentioned above, I’ve added more (very colorful) goodies (all On Sale!), including:
Purple/Cream Variegated Roses (I love how the colors in the 3 sets of paper flowers work together!)
Pink Paper Roses
Purple Iris Paper Flowers
Purple and Green Acrylic Flower Mix

And the pink, purple and red palette continues with ribbons (also On Sale!):
Broken Heart Red Fiber Set
Variegated Silky Rayon Ribbons (in pink, purple and green)

Finally, I threw in a couple random items from the “sold out or samples bin” (a 6×6 double dot paper pad and a sheet of rose Dresden scraps).

Here’s how these While the Cat’s Away DAILY Sales and Giveaways will work: I’ve gathered items around a theme and put together a Giveaway Kit that will be awarded to one lucky person.

To enter the Florals Giveaway drawing all you have to do is leave a comment BELOW on THIS blog post TODAY (January 1, 2014) by midnight (PST… that’s West Coast so you Easterners have extra time).

After midnight I’ll randomly pick the previous day’s winner. So make sure to check back tomorrow to see who won and/or on Sunday to see what’s next on offer!

Hey, who won yesterday’s Giveaway? That would be Penny Shukan!

More info on the Holiday Closure & Giveaway Rules (including how you can get entered twice in each day’s drawing).

And please remember: Our offices are now closed. The whole “While the Cat’s Away” theme is ’cause I’m the only one here! For more info about shipping (which will start when the staff are all back on 1/2/14) and the sale in general, please see the While the Cat’s Away…” Daily Giveaways: Year 6! overview page.

A final note: Even though our offices are closed, orders for DIGITAL Collage Sheets and Digital Images are still fulfilled in real time!

Posted by Leslie, January 1st, 2014

147 responses to “While the Cat’s Away Day 7: Florals”

  1. Jan Korzenaskie says:

    Love, love, love all these goodies! Sharing on Facebook too!

  2. Blair Lowery says:

    Oh la la.keeping fingers crossed.

  3. Lori Turner says:

    Awesome, fabulous giveaway! Would love love love to win!! :o)

  4. sally papin says:

    Looks like lots of inspiration will be won by someone! Sally

  5. Nancy Jo Brown says:

    Flowers in January!!!!Excellent idea.

  6. Kathi Schafffer says:

    Flowers are just perfect given the incredible freezing cold weather! Just what we need – a lovely hint of spring!

  7. Janet says:

    The floral giveaway is sooo pretty.. The flowers look so real. Love letters for valentines day. What a lovvely selection.

  8. Sheila A says:

    What a lovely giveaway! Happy New Year to everyone at Alpha Stamps.
    I just know I’ll win in 2014!

  9. Beth says:

    Beautiful collection! Love these!


    I would really enjoy winning the floral give-away.

  11. Betty Ann says:

    I love working with florals the most when scoping out what to use in my collages. This would be a great kit to use for inspiration.

  12. Roberta S says:

    Thank you for all the fun give-aways this past week. I’d really love to win this one! Happy New Year!

  13. Traci says:

    Beautiful-would love to win!!!

  14. Ronda Liebert says:

    I would love to win this beautiful drawing.

  15. Beth Williams says:

    It.s rainy and dreary here in so GA today-what a collection of beauty to look at and raise my spirits! Winning this would be the perfect way to start the new year,thank you so much for a chance to win!

  16. Susan Harkness-Williams says:

    Love the yummy florals

  17. Melanie says:

    LOVE all the rose themed embellishments. My daughters friend is named Rose and it would be a great mother-daughter project for us to share. Thanks for the chance to win!

  18. Renee Zarate says:

    Love this! This would be great to win.

  19. Laura says:

    Thank you for all the amazing giveaways!
    This would be so wonderful too win, thank you for the chance!

  20. Holly Day says:

    Beautiful giveaway for a cold and wintery January!

  21. Karen says:

    WOW! Nothing like beautiful flowers in gorgeous colors at the coldest time of the year! One can dream up some wonderful projects with this collection – hope it’s me!

  22. Marilyn H says:

    Happy New Year! Beautiful kit!

  23. Connie L. says:

    I love everything about this giveaway!

  24. Sandy A says:

    Way to make January bright! So pretty!

  25. Sharon B says:

    So sad to see it end. The Giveaways have been awesome and inspiring!! Happy new Year!! Hope to win this one !!

  26. These are beautiful!

  27. Chris Steller says:

    Gorgeous! Thanks for the opportunity to win!

  28. Theresa Goldman says:

    love, love and love this more. One more time…..

  29. marge says:

    Love flowers…..thanks so much guys- you at Alpha Stamps are more than generous. Happy New Year to you all.

  30. angiesuez says:

    Spring is in the air!!

  31. judy golden says:

    Oh my my my, what a pretty gift pack, love the soft colors and pretties, a lot of fun crafting I can see in this giveaway. Happy New Year~

  32. Amanda Miller says:

    This makes me look forward to Spring.So pretty

  33. Michele Weninger says:

    Gorgeous flower collection! What a nice way to start out the new year!

  34. Sandy Holva says:

    Flowers in the air everywhere!

  35. lynn legge says:

    happy new years
    the colors and flowers really make me feel like a warm breeze has blown in on this cold day.. i love what you chose to put in this giveaway… i would love a chance to win…
    thank you so much for sharing and being so generous
    big ladybug hugs

  36. Jo says:

    I love the floral motif – so Victorian – perfect to add to Valentine’s Day Cards! Thank you for the giveaway!
    Happy New Year!

  37. Jenifer Talbott says:

    Thank you for all of your inspiration…and here is to a HAPPY New Year for all

  38. Michele Biondolilllo says:

    These give a-ways are so refreshing- It may be snowy here but spring is just around the corner!

  39. Hi and Happy New Year’s! Another totally fabulous and generous Giveaway! Such lovely and colorful flowers, a bright way to start of a New Year! Thank you for this opportunity. Have a wonderful and creative day!
    Hugs and many blessings…
    Bobbi Ann Cook

  40. Deb Neerman says:

    So refreshing to see spring blooms and pretty pastels. Thanks for the chance to win! Happy New Year, Alpha Stamps!!

  41. Wow really charming and lovely fair this giveaway!!

  42. Judi Middleton says:

    Foral (and Nature)…my very favorite themes!

  43. Kathy Bumb says:

    What a beautiful giveaway for a brand new year. Keep up the great work!

  44. Terri Barnard says:

    Love this beautiful giveaway! Spring is in the air….soon I hope!

  45. taradid says:

    All of these giveaways have been awesome! Thanks for the opportunity to win some crafty goodness and the ongoing inspiration!!

  46. Carrie Monnier-Cummings says:

    Absolutely beautiful!

  47. What a great theme to get out of the winter blahs!

  48. angelic says:

    I love all the beautiful flowers in this collection, and would love to win. Happy New Year!

  49. Kans says:

    I believe I smell spring in the air.

  50. Luanne Shoup says:

    This would start my New Year off nicely!

  51. Cindy Fitch says:

    Happy New Year! I’m ready for Spring flowers and what a beautiful way to craft the way and get ready for it. Thank you!

  52. inkpattie Fulton says:

    What a gorgeous set and theme! I *love* flowers. I am going to attempt to incorporate more collage sheet images into my art journaling this year. THat’s my goal.

  53. Gloria Stafford says:

    Oh! What lucious flowers, ribbons & paper!

  54. Karen N says:

    Beautiful giveaway. What a pleasant thought of spring! Fingers crossed….

  55. michele s says:

    happy new year! what a gorgeous explosion of colorful tings! the last giveaway is a winner. thanks for all the chances to win! all the best in 2014. xo

  56. Lorna says:

    A nice bright splash of colour would be just the thing now. Lovely!

  57. Kathy says:

    Lovely. Count me in

  58. HawaiianLibrarian says:

    Oh florals are so beautiful and perfect; mahalo for the op to win.

  59. Susan Gunter says:

    Another fun giveaway! Great stuff!

  60. Rosemary woodruff says:

    loving this….all the florals and especially the seedlings sheet……love it all….thanks for this….and thanks for all the cool product designed and available.

  61. Kathleen Jones says:

    Please, please, please let it be me.

  62. Emily N. says:

    Happy New Year! Love the flowers!

  63. Ginger S says:

    Fantastic giveaway! Thanks for the opportunity to win!

  64. carol says:

    it is soo cold here the flowers help think of spring

  65. I’m sure all your customers will have a happy New Year with all your cool stuff.Love, love, love your site.

  66. Janet Turner says:

    Wow, it looks like Spring!

  67. ratgirl says:

    I adore that “Birding Darling” paper. Beautiful!

  68. What a fascinating collection of goodies, just brimful of possibilities. I get more ideas from your site than anywhere else, and I love all the unique ephemera.

  69. Willow says:

    HAPPY NEW YEAR! Great kit, makes me wanna get ready for spring

  70. S. Patterson says:

    Happy New Year ! I LOVE the Florals, they would be so perfect to get a start on Valentine’s Day projects.

  71. Yea!! Saved the best for last! A beautiful collection. Happy New Year and Happy Creating!

  72. bonnie bird says:

    I love the Vintage look to this collection of papers and ribbons. Would Love to win this Give Away!!

  73. Mary Mac says:

    Thanks for a great after Christmas week of giveaways. Each one was fun and unique.

  74. Laura says:

    Happy New Year! a very lovely collection, makes me think of spring!

  75. Lorna Dufrane says:

    The best for last, florals!!!!

  76. MargieD says:

    Thank you for all the giveaways! Another lovely collection to end with. Margie

  77. Kathy Hou says:


  78. What a sweet bouquet of giveaways!

  79. Kimberly Barcello says:

    the fun stuff you come up with is endless. You never cease to amaze me!

  80. shartl says:

    wow what a gorgeous collection of floral goodies! these would be perfect for any springtime project!

  81. ooooh! one more chance to win a beautiful Alpha Stamps treasure collection?!

    These would be so wonderful to incorporate into my vintage Paris and vintage France pieces!

    Thanks again, for the opportunity – and happy new year!

  82. Debra Gibson says:

    Would love to start the new year off right by being the winner of this awesome giveaway! I’ve always entered but never get picked so I am hooping this time I get lucky !!

  83. Lori Wilczek says:

    Love Love Love this giveaway!

  84. Debra Gibson says:

    Alpha Stamps is such a great source of inspiration! I hope I win! Happy New Year to everyone!

  85. Brenda Lubrant says:

    This week has been an absolute blast. I would love to use this kit in today’s giveaway for my anuual garden journal that I make every year.

  86. April Dudko says:

    Yea! One more chance to win! Everything in the giveaway is so pretty!

  87. Lou Anne says:

    You saved my favorite for last! I hope I win!

  88. Kathlene Ford-Walters says:

    Happy New Year. Alpha Stamps rocks.

  89. Carolyn Summers says:

    Oh my gosh, you must have collected the prize contents just for me — FLOWERS. I love flowers and working them into my project is the best ever. HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL!

  90. LoriSW says:

    One can never have to many flowers!!! Beautiful give-a-way.

  91. Sieglinde Nix says:

    Thank you for the chance to win a pretty give away!

  92. Paula Collins says:

    I live in Maine it’s all snow and ice here! Another storm coming tomorrow night into Friday. It’s getting a little old. Nice to see some flowers! Thanks for chance to win.

  93. Very pretty! Happy New Year 🙂

  94. Debbie Peysen says:

    Happy New Year. I love floras. They just make one so content and happy.

  95. Holly Moon says:

    Oh this one would be for me. MY, what lovely colors and flowers. Just beautiful!

  96. Rabbit says:

    Oooh flowers on a cold winter’s day! Me, please!

  97. Heather C. says:

    As usual – a gorgeous giveaway!

  98. Sandi Cotroneo says:

    Just exquisite!! I’d love to work with these.

  99. Thalia Kottke says:

    Another beautiful group of give-away items. Would so love to have these to play with.

  100. Karen Crowder says:

    This giveaway has me “floral”ed!

  101. kathy cabble says:

    Who doesn’t want or need more flowers? It could never be me! These are beautiful.

  102. Jackie says:

    very nice floral collection- count me in!

  103. melody says:

    So pretty. I would love to get flowers for my ‘birthday month’ 🙂

  104. Daylan says:

    Thank you for yet another beautiful opportunity to win!

  105. Jen R says:

    This is so lovely!

  106. Lana says:

    Happy New Year, would love to win :~D

  107. Mary Toriello says:

    Pretty flowers! Just in time for all this snow and 0 degree weather here. Lol

  108. Alice Eads says:

    Flowers, flowers & more flowers! Love them, lovely give away. Thank you & happy new year!

  109. Linda Benjamin says:

    What a yummy selection of flower related goodies. To win them would be a great way to start the new year.

  110. Pam Knoch says:

    more yummy stuff! Love it! thanks!

  111. Happy New Year and thanks for the flowers, many of us have been and will continue to be buried in snow for sometime!

  112. Nita says:

    All so beautiful.Please enter me in your giveaway.Thank you.

  113. Ann says:

    What fun to showcase the colorful florals in this snowy season! Another generous giveaway!! Thanks for the chance to win–fingers crossed! : ) Happy New Year to all the awesome, talented folks at our beloved AS!!

  114. Terry McMullen says:

    Love all the flower and bouquets!

  115. Phoebe Diamond says:

    Pretty pretty posies. I like this a lot.

  116. Lorrie Koenig says:

    What an amazing giveaway!! All the beautiful colorful flowers sure brighten up this snowy winter day. Thanks!

  117. Lynn Rayson says:

    What gorgeous flowers, especially when the weather outside is cold and wet. Fingers crossed I win!

  118. I can almost smell them.

  119. Holly M. says:

    What a bright and cheerful giveaway! Just the thing to brighten up a cold and grey winter day.

  120. sheila AR says:

    Lovely! Thanks for a fun week and a Happy New Year to all

  121. A. Muniz says:

    Absolutely FAB! Beautiful, delicate images and colors are perfect.

    Think I’ll start singing “Happy Birthday” to myself for the next week with my fingers and toes crossed…

    And the winner is…oh heck, then I woke up.

    Happy New Year everyone

  122. Alexandria says:

    Great giveaway fabulous colors!
    Posted to facebook

  123. clarissa says:

    First the garden catalogs and now these colorful treats; perfect for a cold new year.

  124. Yvette LeBlanc says:


  125. Kris Gruben says:

    Spring time is here!!!

  126. Mary G says:

    Just so beautiful. This giveaway is a breath of spring in the depths of winter!
    I’d love to find this in my mailbox.

  127. Lisa M says:

    They just keep getting better! Tell those kitties to stay away another week, won’t you? 🙂

  128. Kate says:

    Loving those florals!

  129. Joan Burdorff says:

    A girl can dream…..

  130. Tammie says:

    Love all these gorgeous flowers! Just beautiful.

  131. Janet Dietzman says:

    I’d love to play with the papers and embellishments in this give away!!

  132. Shane says:

    Oh these florals are breath taking – simply divine!!!
    Keeping my fingers crossed – I would really love to have a play with these.
    Shane x

  133. Jeanne Kelly says:

    The colors in this kit are just so refreshing at a time when we are experiencing 20 degree weather and up to a foot of snow!

    Happy New Year!!!

  134. KIM says:

    Last but not least.
    Another beautiful giveaway.

  135. Tabitha Klucking says:

    crossing my fingers!

  136. Carmen Willis says:

    This giveaway takes the cake! The roses are like breath of fresh air. These floral sheets are needed for any art project. I can vision Marie, Alice, and nostalgic, vintage sewing art projects using this floral kit and/or giveaway. these kits are the best ever!

  137. Carol Slowik says:

    Love it!

  138. Cindy Carlson says:

    Flowers! Lovely. =]

  139. Pam P says:

    #140… That has got to be lucky!!!

  140. Lori says:

    I adore this giveaway! Thank you for the opportunity to win. I’m keeping my fingers crossed!

  141. Gini Cooper says:

    I think that this is my favorite of all your lovely giveaways. This would make my year to win. Thanks for sharing such loveliness.

  142. Helen Potter says:

    Beautiful! Would love to win this!

  143. GG says:

    You must have been thinking of me when you Put this together. I
    love flowers and anything paper that has flowers on it. I can almost smell them

  144. Juliana says:

    What an amazing collection! My head is already spinning with the spring and Valentines projects I could do with it. Sure hope I win!

  145. Yvette says:

    This would start off the new year on a happy note!

  146. coco says:

    What a fabulous set of goodies to end up these great giveaways and start the new year!!! Thanks for the chance to win. x