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NEW Cinderella Kit, Coach Art & 2 Giveaways — and FREE Gift!

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Note: most of the links on this post no longer work, as we moved to a new Web site in 2018. However, you can see the supply list items from Caroline’s project that are still available on the new site.

What? A new kit AND a new FREE gift? Yes, it’s true!

In honor of the all the new pink & floral papers being announced today for the Cinderella theme, I’m giving away a set of the new Distressed 6×6 Color Packs with all orders! The colors are grand (not too pastel and really pretty). Note: if you order one, that will be a second set coming your way! ALL ORDERS on Sunday, Monday AND Tuesday, February 5th through 7th (2017) will receive one of these paper sets FREE! More info

Cinderella Kit (and Coaches, Shoes…)

Wow! What a beautiful Cinderella Coach by Design Team Member Caroline Ouzts-Hay!

Caroline went to town decorating the new Cinderella Coach Album with ribbons, Dresden, paper flowers, resin cast from silicone molds… and gilded with the new Nuvo Gilding Flakes – Radiant Gold!

And if you look down that large photo at right (to the two close-ups at the bottom) you’ll see a new bronze shoe (against the gilded casting from a silicone mold, and surrounded by pretty paper flowers, pearls and Dresden) and birds and a crown, also cast from resin — and pleated seam binding across the top of the coach. You can see photos and links to all the items in Caroline’s Supply List.

AND if you go visit Caroline’s blog, you can enter a drawing to win that decorated album! (Plus some extra trims she is adding, too!) Be sure to come back here, as there’s another Giveaway (below) to win lots of the raw supplies to make your own version!

The album Caroline used is a larger version of a miniature coach album that’s in the new Cinderella Kit (scroll down a bit to see a photo of the whole kit). This petite album (just 4″ wide) still has wheels that can turn and a door that can open, like its larger cousin.

This kit also includes TWO collage sheets!

Tiny Cinderella Booklets Collage SheetNew!
There are 2 tiny accordion-fold books on this sheet. Plus 6 tiny postcards, and 3 characters from a Cinderella paper doll set. The books fold up to a finished size of 1-1/2″ wide x 1-3/4″ tall (a bit big for 1:12 scale, unless you think of them as coffee table books). Or buy the sheet as a digital file and print at half scale for a truly 1:12 scale book.

Happily Ever After Collage Sheet
Sweet, romantic images, including the happy lass peering out the window in Caroline’s album.

The kit includes 3 full 12″ x 12″ sheets of scrapbook paper (one is the pink one that’s also included in the Distressed 6×6 Color Pack, but only sold as full sheets in the kit).

I love the Serendipity Anticipation Scrapbook Paper (it’s extra heavy-weight, and has aged patterns on both sides that would be a good base for either coach).

There’s also a sheet of Dark Red Victorian Floral Scrapbook Paper, with a mottled pattern that I can see used as thin strips like ribbon to edge or mat one of the other papers.

Finally: 3 charms! For what’s the tale of Cinderella without a shoe (and a very pretty one this is), a wand, and a fairy tale book! (The smaller one in the photo below is the one in the kit.)

More info and lots more photos are on the Cinderella Kit page. And tons of coordinating supplies are below and on the site (including a larger size of that cute Once Upon a Time Book Charm).


Hooray for the Cinderella Kit Plus Extras Giveaway!

Let’s start with THE NEW KIT! That includes 2 collage sheets (one used in Caroline’s artwork), a chipboard mini coach, 3 sheets of scrapbook papers and 3 charms!

Next: a Silver Pumpkin Carriage Charm (back in stock… and so dang cute!)

Then, one of the Distressed 6×6 Color Packs.

Finally, these items from Caroline’s Cinderella Coach Supply List:
Cinderella Coach Album (yes, the full size album used in Caroline’s artwork!)
Always & Forever and Little Love Clippings Scrapbook Papers
Bronze High Heel Shoe Charms (so pretty how Caroline surrounded one of these with gold filigree on the side of her coach)
– Small Pale Pink and White Mulberry Blossoms
Tiny Mixed Size Flat-Back Pearls

Just click this link to see all the items in Caroline’s Supply List.

To enter the Cinderella Kit Plus Extras 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, February 6, 2017)!

AND tell me: How will you decorate your Cinderalla Coach? (Either size — there will be 2 in this Giveaway package!)

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 So check your mailbox on Thursday morning to see who won and for the next Giveaway and Newsletter!

Hey, who won the Romantic Stationery Caddy Giveaway from Thursday’s newsletter? That would be Cynthia Penney! Congrats! Check your email for info.

Posted by Leslie, February 5th, 2017

65 responses to “NEW Cinderella Kit, Coach Art & 2 Giveaways — and FREE Gift!”

  1. Lyn Gill says:

    I see it in a Wedgwood Blue & White design…so pretty! This is a great project!

  2. M. C. Sparks says:

    I would guild the coach and also get the other chipboard pices yo decorate and make a story

  3. M. Patton says:

    … it would be a “fairy tale” win of such fun items to create with. Magic wand, magic wand, do bring these gifts to me!

  4. jean marmo says:

    Oh my goodness! We have a granddaughter arriving in MArch or April. I could make a beautiful coach to go with the Cinderella book I passed down which was her mom’s.

  5. Pam says:

    I would incorporate it on a mixed media piece themed around the show “Once Upon a Time”, and give it to my daughter

  6. barb macaskill says:

    I think I would do a Princess coach with pictures of my 4 year old granddaughter as the princess! She will love this! I can see lots of blue (her favorite color) and creams with golds mixed in! Very regal and of course I will have to add her slipper to the mix! TFS!

  7. Kim Rayko says:

    I would make a lovely coach for Cinderella, and make a matching smaller one for her tiny animal friends.My coaches would be decorated with the beauty of nature.

  8. Emily D. says:

    I would make Dracula’s coach. Very eerie.

  9. Jennie Ingram says:

    Oooohhh, maybe a Darcy & Elizabeth coach!

  10. Anne says:

    Cinderella’s coach needs tons of sparkles, but I like e the idea from one of the posts above about Dracula’s coach. Hmm…

  11. Beth Jones says:

    How adorable!! Just so sweet!!!

  12. Louise Kush says:

    I would have the coach in a shadowbox with some stairs winding off in the corner with the slipper -give it a 3-D effect -it would look fabulous with my collection of Cinderella dolls and paper dolls!

  13. Jen R says:

    Gonna have to go a little more Gothic with the carriage but I also like the Cinderella look. Hmmm choices…

  14. Barb A says:

    Hum…..3 windows….3 granddaughters, and they all love Disney. Would have to do a photo frame for my little princesses!

  15. OMG I love this I would decorate it very victorian just beautiful thank you

  16. Rise St Arno says:

    My niece Alyssa is wheelchair bound and loves the Cinderella tale. So I will place Alyssa in the carriage instead of her wheelchair!

  17. Deb Kaste says:

    Caroline did an OUTSTANDING job on the Cinderalla coach. Simply adorable. If I were to win the package, I would decorate it and add my granddaughter’s photo to the center of it. She would absolutely love it as she thinks shes a princess:)

  18. Peg D says:

    I love that little coach! Cinderella is an old favorite of mine and this would be fun to make. I have some G45 Marie papers left that I could use for this also. I have a room box that would make a lovely Ball diorama. I am also thinking that Malificent should have a coach too. Sometimes I do like her best lol! That would be a perfect Halloween coach! I love this giveaway! Thanks for the chance to have it!

  19. Kimberly says:

    Oh! Cindy’s ride is beautiful! I would traditionally decorate one and the other would make a cool and creepy funeral coach with elements of EA Poe. I also want to try those building flakes!

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  21. Cynthia Currie says:

    Beautifully done! I hope mine looks even close to this good!

  22. LeAnn says:

    Hmm… I like the Idea of a woodland coach but I also like the idea of a creepy coach. I’m not sure which way I would go. It would probably depend on my mood at the time.

  23. Angela Hartley says:

    would LOVE to gild this with lots of lace! it is absolutely beautiful!!!

  24. Kee Ostler says:

    What an amazing and generous giveaway! For the first coach I would go full on Fairy Tale with antique copper and cream. For the second one I think I would do more of a steampunk take on Cinderella. Thanks for the chance!

  25. Lou Conaway says:

    Two coaches you say in the giveaway? Such riches! The first would be an elegant, royal gold and black. Like it had been hand rubbed by generations of trusted carriage house servants. The other would be a pristine white with beautiful carvings, made by magic for one night only and never touched by human hands. It would shine in the moonlight like the whitest flowers in a night garden. Cinderella would be in dark silhouette in the royal coach, a mystery to everyone she passed. She would shine in the white coach, clothed with the same night glow of magic.

  26. Jo says:

    The Cinderella coach is beautiful! I think i would make a witch’s or Halloween type coach!

  27. Lou Anne says:

    I love how Caroline decorated the Cinderella coach. I’d like to do something sparkly and similar, suitable for a fairy tale princess.

  28. Denise Bryant says:

    I love this project! I would make a Halloween coach! Just came across some Disneyland pics we took a few years ago when the Haunted Mansion was all decorated up for the holidays, and it made me think of that!

  29. I see a steampunk coach in my future. Of course it will have lots of bling. It wouldn’t be mine without bling.Fingers crossed.

  30. Monica Gabehart says:

    Patterned papers with inking on the edges, I would go for a very vintage effect.

  31. trisha too says:

    This is an absolutely charming kit–in my hands, this would become an elaborate decoration (love the pale pinks and gold) for an upcoming baby shower, which would undoubtedly end up being part of the fairy tale nursery, as well!

  32. Kim Lucak says:

    I see gold, flowers and bows along with our daughters photos!!! They would LOVE it!!!

  33. Russell Stone says:

    I’m thinking about Cinderella a la Mrs Havisham. The prince never found her..

  34. Lynn Fox says:

    Carolines coach simply splendid!I,too, would do this for my granddaughter who will be turning six. Of course her favorite color is pink but she likes purple to so I’d have to work that in. Most definitely flowers and wands and the mice and pumpkin. And most importantly the book! My little one has quite an imagination so I have to appeal to it in a big way and what better way than with this coach? Thanks for the chance Alpha stamps you are the best

  35. Kay W says:

    I have been watching Victoria on PBS and would love a Victorian style carriage.

  36. Nadine says:

    Something totally romantic!

  37. Joan Chance says:

    I’ll be working on the project with two young granddaughter who LOVE bling. When we are finished it will probably stun the eyes. But yet your design will stand out. Thanks for the opportunity to win. jc

  38. Cynthia Penney says:

    How adorable is this? I would give this to my niece,she is 25 now, but at the age of 5, she was all Cinderella. It would be a fun memory for us both. I would create a 3-D coach with some pop ups.

  39. Nancy E says:

    I would create a Cinderella/Victorian inspired coach. I used crystals and pearls to embellish.

  40. Daylan says:

    Crystals, golden glitter on top of golden pumpkin orange. This would be good for my fairy tale tree as well.

  41. I LOVE this project! The coach is superb! I can think of all kinds of things to do with it and the accessories. I might try one in full on Cinderella outfitting, similar to what is pictured in the blog,adding gemstones and perhaps a “hanging” paper lantern on the side. I might just use it flat and place it in a shadow box so I can also use the Cinderella cut out by a fire, have the eye travel to the coach and Cinderellas journey that night, but I also see things through the eyes of Halloween decor. I can see a young witch traveling atop the coach holding the reigns to four cats (instead of horses) and some of her friend’s faces peeking out of the three windows)

  42. Laural says:

    bippity Boppity Boo..I would have to make the most of a Cinderella Coach with a Fairy Godmother somewhere

  43. Cheryl Lee says:

    Congrats to Cynthia! This is adorable, Caroline has made that coach so very pretty. I would probably do something very similar to hers. Although some of the ideas above are kinda tempting too! 🙂

  44. Karen Mallory says:

    Fun, fun giveaway. I would make a coach based on Snow White as that is my granddaughter’s favorite character.

  45. Rebecca Russell says:

    I would turn my coach into a beautiful, enchanted fairy pumpkin! Throw in some little mice and a fairy godmother and Poof! Thank You!

  46. Kari Gluski says:

    I would decorate it more realistically and use it with my Georgian ladies.

  47. robin howes says:

    Gaw!!! You’re killin’ me with this giveaway I love it! I’ve never won but I’m not giving up. I would decorate it very similar maybe with more bling and glitter!

  48. Jackie P Neal says:

    I;m thinking shabby with some glitter- White or off white with blue and gold- yup those are my colors!

  49. Jen C says:

    Cinderella, all the way! I’d go over the top on sparkle and floral accents. Then I’d need to incorporate a little nod to its humble pumpkin beginnings with maybe some greenery curlicues.

  50. Jeanne Kelly says:

    I would make it into a scary Halloween carriage!

  51. Evleta Gruber says:

    We would make a white coach with light blue and gold trim and accents, to add to my Daughters “Once Upon” Album. It is the highlights of their 14 year marriage. They just had their first child a beautiful little prince.

  52. Janet T says:

    I love this kit. I would use lots of pink and gold.

  53. Kat Cashwell says:

    This is so adorable! I would keep it fairytale !! Love the pumpkin & mice cutout!!!👑

  54. Carla says:

    I would have a play date with my granddaughter to make a very girlies coach

  55. Mary. Mac says:

    Love the idea of steampunk

  56. Jan K says:

    I would make a ghostly carriage for E.A. Poe to take his ghost mom and ghost wife to a ghostly ball for Valentines!

  57. Phoebe Diamond says:

    Steampunk or gothic. Many gears, wires, and lights flashing all over it.

  58. Irma may says:

    I’m always looking for items to make miniatures. I do be!I’ve this is the one!
    I lo e fairy tales! Cinderella will come to
    Life in your kit!
    Irma May

  59. So pretty. I would think of a way to make it look a little more pumpkin.

  60. Karen says:

    What a wonderful giveaway! I like the gold and ivory (pearls) and think I might add a bit of red (rubies) for a jewel look.

  61. Ronda Liebert says:

    Love this one. I would like to cover the coach in pink/gold glitter.

  62. Marykay chisum says:

    Guilded and golden. Lace and velvet and flowers and ready for the princess!!

  63. Carol Slowik says:

    I could see some dogs and cats and other animals hanging out the windows and dress them all up for a party! The coach would be done in leather and lace being pulled by a giraffe!

  64. Lori says:

    I would decorate it with a Marie Antoinette theme, in a shadowbox, with lots of miniature cakes and pastries around! Thank you for the opportunity to win. I’m keeping my fingers crossed!

  65. Shelleybweb says:

    Caroline’s blog got me thinking about other fairytales so I ‘ve got Puss in Boots rolling around in my head. A coach for Cinderella and a coach for Puss.