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Red & Pink & Shutters? Plus a Valentine & NEW Free Gift!

Filed under Art Projects, Giveaways, Laura Carson, Miniatures, Newsletters, Sale, Valentine's Day

Before we get to the pretty artwork, new FREE gift and new supplies, a new sale!

I just put ALL Fairy Garden Miniatures AND Fairy Garden Charms on sale! A big mix of items, including some foliage and things that could work well for Spring/Easter projects.
(Yes, a few beads have wandered into that charms section, like those cute gnomes!)

The sale will continue through Monday night, February 5th 2018, but some are in limited quantities so catch ’em quick!

A Valentine for You by
Design Team Member Laura Carson

We are revisiting a fab project that Laura made for Valentine’s Day last year. And a couple items in it are back in stock.

Do you remember Laura’s Romantic Stationery Caddy?

Every once in a while I like to make something that is both lovely and functional. When I saw this House Shrine with Doors kit, I thought it would make a great stationery caddy that you could keep for yourself or gift to a loved one or a special friend.

Back in stock:
House Shrine with Doors – Medium
Chambrey Antique Drawer Pulls Set.
Plus the scrapbook papers (on sale!) and the collage sheets (and most of the hardware) are still available, too.

Note: you can see more photos and read more in the blog. And check the Giveaway below for lots of supplies from this project you can win!

New Red & Pink FREE Gift Kit

Wow. We have a new free gift with all orders starting today, using all the patterns in the new Red, Ivory & Pink Patterns Scrapbook Paper Set!

I added a few snips of coordinating ribbons (about a foot of each, and all from sold out items). You’ll have enough goodies to make a tiny Valentine!

ALL ORDERS on Thursday through Monday, February 1 ‒ 5 (2018) will receive one of these Red & Pink Gift Kits FREE!


Hooray for the Romantic Stationery Caddy Giveaway, 2018 Edition

Woohoo! There’s some more pictures of this pretty project!

Here are all the goodies in the Giveaway:
– Both of Laura’s Amour Collage Sheets
– Plus the Romantic Faux Postage Half Sheet
House Shrine with Doors – Medium
– All FIVE of the Amour Scrapbook Papers
2 different styles of knobs (4 of each!)
Crowned Crest Filigree – Gold (at the top of Laura’s caddy)
Antique Square Open Fleur Filigree (2 pieces; they’re bent and used on the top corners of Laura’s caddy)

Plus a bonus: one of the Red & Pink Gift Kits.

To enter the Romantic Stationery Caddy Giveaway, 2018 Edition 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, Friday Night, February 5, 2018).

AND tell me: What will you make from these supplies? Will you make a stationery caddy? Maybe you’ll use the house shrine as a storage cabinet for art supplies? Or make a shadowbox (or shrine)?

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

Hey, who won the Happy Accident Giveaway from Sunday’s newsletter? That would be Arminta! Congrats! Check your email for info.

Posted by Leslie, February 1st, 2018

50 responses to “Red & Pink & Shutters? Plus a Valentine & NEW Free Gift!”

  1. Ann F. says:

    I would love to make a shadow box. Thank you for the opportunity.

  2. Traci says:

    I saw some really cute things made with the shutters. I would make a valentine themed card with the shutters opening to reveal the inside.

  3. Nadine says:

    I think I would use it to make a little roombox!

  4. Kat Cashwell says:

    I love this shrine box and all the fun hardware! I would have to make a shrine! love it!

  5. Kim R says:

    Omg those shutters are too cute! I would make a little house for my granddaughter.

  6. chris v says:

    Love this (pun intended!) So many cute options with this project!

  7. Angela Bowling says:

    I would certainly make a Valentine’s shadow box with a little darkness added. I would like to add a little Victorian vampireness to it.

  8. Jean Marmo says:

    LOVE the shutters and this darling cabinet! I would make something for my granddaughter!

  9. Barb macaskill says:

    I would make a romantic thank you card box for friends who are getting married! With this they will have all they need to send out thank you cards for wedding gifts! Thank you for the inspiration and chance to win this awesome giveaway!
    macaskillbarbara at yahoo dot com

  10. love all of these I would make a shrine box with them

  11. Lisa r says:

    Love the details! Great ideas for this! ESP the bent trim work on the upper corners! Thank you so much! Will def try these ideas

  12. Laurie staffaroi says:

    I would make a darling Valentines house for my sweet granddaughter! Love the shutters!

  13. Jen R says:

    I think I would like to make a seaside view from a window, with these!

  14. Rebecca R. says:

    I absolutely adore this! So awesome! I would make a beautiful fairy/vintage wardrobe! Thank you for such great giveaways!

  15. Cat I says:

    I would love to make this box to put all the birthday cards I need for the year. That way I MIGHT nit forget any…… : ]. Laura is SO inspiring! Thank you. Big hug, cat

  16. Carla says:

    I think I would make a shadow box!

  17. K Toews says:

    I love shrines, so it would be a shrine. To what, I’m not sure. Maybe Spring?

  18. Diana Bittaker says:

    So beautiful- would love to make a jewelry box with these romantic papers and box!

  19. Linda K says:

    I love shadow boxes so most likely would create one of these. Sure would love to win this.

  20. I love the House Shrine with Doors–I can think of so many ways to use this! And I always love to see what Laura makes.

  21. Denise Humenik says:

    Not only are red & pink my 2 fave colors, being a Libra I am a true romantic! LOL!
    I love your idea of making a cabinet for art supplies & will do that.
    Thanks for another wonderful opportunity!

  22. Michelle says:

    I love this! I really like the idea of a cabinet for art supplies too! Not sure if that is what i would do.

  23. sue smith says:

    This is a lovely prize. It has my imagination running wild with ideas on how to use every piece.
    Your work and creativity are amazing.

  24. Sylvia L says:

    I would have to make something that would incorporate the shutters !

  25. kathleen doyle says:

    I would make a beautiful love letter holder,and also a special place to put my husbands valentine cards that he sends to me.

  26. Emily Dale says:

    I would make something with a circus theme.

  27. Luanne Shoup says:

    Romance is in the air!

  28. Margaret D says:

    What a bright and pretty giveaway. I know some would go into a Valentine or two but I think the wardrobe may be a shadow box of the Narnia type. 🙂

  29. Caprice Willert says:

    I would make my aunt a stationary caddy. She would have a beautiful box to store her things.

  30. Diane says:

    I would make a child’s toy closet!

  31. Jan K. says:

    I’ll make a shrine!!

  32. Barb A says:

    I’d make a shrine to house my collection of tiny Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls.

  33. Karen Mallory says:

    Love everything! I like the idea of making a shrine for Valentine’s Day!

  34. Debbie S. says:

    Congrats to Arminta! Love this stationary caddy. So many other neat suggestions as well. Not sure what I would make at this point, but appreciate the chance to win. I have to say once again how talented your design team members are.

  35. Leah Fein says:

    So cute…would likely make cards and perhaps add to a terrarium

  36. Kimberly says:

    I would like to make a stationary cabinet as a gift to someone I know who still loves to write letters!

  37. Deborah says:

    I would make the stationery caddy for sure. It is so beautiful and delicate.

  38. Jo says:

    I would love to make some valentines paper dolls with these papers! So cute!

  39. Judy Goodwin says:

    This set is so romantic. i think I might make a double shadowbox.

  40. Janet Turner says:

    I love the Valentine theme. I would make a shrine for a mantel decoration.

  41. Rebekah Avery says:

    This is so pretty. Since it has a drawer, I’m thinking definitely a wardrobe for my small dolls. For some reason I love wardrobes and I love to decorate them.

  42. Kitty Tatman says:

    I love the idea of the stationary holder–Storing stamps and special pens inside.

  43. Kee Ostler says:

    What a sweet collection! Very clever project. I think that I would take the lovely romantic items and make one project. The shine seems perfect for a steampunk circus scene. 🙂

  44. Nan N. says:

    I would put a sweet little Valentine inside.

  45. Nan N. says:

    I would put a sweet little Valentine inside.

  46. lynn legge says:

    I love the romantic looking..i would make a secret box to put all my treasures in..ticket stubs..from a date…a dried flower…little love notes…

  47. Cindy F. says:

    I love the characters in Laura’s collage sheets. My paper dolls would love a beautiful armoire. Thank you for the awesome giveaway and opportunity to win.

  48. Nancy E says:

    I’d love to make this caddy for my daughter-in-law for Valentine’s Day. I know that she’d just love it!

  49. I would make this for my bedroom. It would go with my Marie Antoinette stuff.

  50. Mary Mac says:

    Valentine’s Day cards for my family.