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New Miniature Botanicals, Floral Artwork

Filed under Bella Ayers, Flowers, French Vintage/Belle Epoque, Giveaways, Lora Mahaffey, Sale, Spring Flowers Kit

Ah… a sweet treat today: beautiful floral artwork by TWO Design Team Members! Starting with a happy ATC tote by Lora Mahaffey (yes, I think that green plaid says “happy”).

Beside the inspired use of the papers from the Spring Market 6×6 Paper Pad on an ATC Tote Box, I love the ATCs Lora made with the Vintage Seed Catalog Collage Sheets!

This is such a pretty project… another good candidate for a Mother’s Day gift.

Here’s a link to everything Lora used.

And don’t forget to visit Lora’s blog post, as she has step-by-step photos on how to decorate the tote box!


Miz Bella (Kimberly Ayers) has created such a rich, moody set of ATCs in an ATC Folder (I love the projects Bella makes with an Art Nouveau theme).

That green floral pattern (the back side of the Cottontail Springtime Scrapbook Paper) is perfect for this theme.

Beside the photos of the cover and inside pockets below, there’s another photo of the ATC Ticket Journal (tucked into the left pocket) down in the Giveaway section — where you can enter to win EVERYTHING Bella used!

Here’s a link to everything in Bella’s supply list AND a link to her blog post.

And between here and the Giveaway, don’t forget to check out the new items AND the sale and free gift both ending tomorrow night!


Ending TOMORROW: ALL Metal Filigree is 25% off and FREE Tiny Tote!

In honor of that pretty, new Bronze Harp Filigree (at far right), ALL of the Metal Filigree is ON SALE!

Over 60 options!

The sale ends MONDAY night, April 23rd 2018.

Go check it out!

And there’s a FREE Tiny Tote Box!! ALL orders, now through Monday night, April 23rd (2018) will receive ONE of the new Tiny Tote Boxes (normally sold in sets of 2) FREE!

This version is 1-1/2″ tall by 1-3/4″ wide by 1-1/2″ deep (shown next to the original size in the photo at left). More info (and adorable artwork by Shannon Cooper) is in Thursday’s newsletter.

Hooray for the Many Happy Hours Giveaway!

That is the quote on one of the fairy ATCs (“I post a letter in the flowers to wish you many happy hours.”) And isn’t that ATC Ticket Journal beautiful!

Yes, I said it! EVERYTHING in Bella’s Supply List is included in today’s Giveaway!

I’m only highlighting a couple of the TEN spiffy items in the supply list/Giveaway:
Pink Fairies ATCs Collage Sheet
The Language of Flowers Collage Sheet

Just click on this Supply List link for photos and links to everything in Bella’s artwork, which are also all included in the Giveaway!

Note: As there is an April Kit included in the Giveaway, any items that are part of the kit (and also listed separately in the supply list) will only be included once.

And a couple extra items not used in Bella’s project are also in the Giveaway:
– A set of the back in stock Tiny Antique Silver Keys
New Bronze Harp Filigree (it would look perfect with the style of Bella’s ATCs — and it’s part of the Filigree Sale!)

To enter the Many Happy Hours 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, April 23, 2018).

AND tell me: What style will you use to decorate your ATC Ticket Journal? Or maybe what images, if not a specific style: flowers? fairies? cats? Remember the lovely ladies Laura Carson decorated her ATC Ticket Journal with?

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 Tiny Totes & Flowers Too Giveaway from Thursday’s newsletter? That would be Sylvia L! Congrats! Check your email for info.

NOTE: Last call for Lisa Contilli to reply re: her Giveaway prize! If you don’t reply to our emails, you won’t get your prize!

Posted by Leslie, April 22nd, 2018

48 responses to “New Miniature Botanicals, Floral Artwork”

  1. Ann F. says:

    I would use the fairies to decorate an ATC. They are beautiful!!

  2. Nadine says:

    I would choose to decorate with the flowers, beautiful!

  3. I love the basket I would add flowers

  4. Catharine McCammon says:

    Yikes! I’ll take these tiny journal tickets supplies right out to my garden patio to make tiny tickets for my grandbabies to join me for tea!

  5. Tricia Patton says:

    I might do vintage beach scenes!

  6. Jo says:

    So cute – perfect for spring!

  7. Nancy O says:

    I’d combine the floral ATCs with flower images from the seed catalogs I’ve collected.

  8. Barb macaskill says:

    Definitely faeries it’s tiny gnomes peeking out of some flowers and greenery! This would be so much fun to decorate! 🤞Thanks for the chance to win these fun goodies! TFS!
    Congratulations Sylvia L on the Tiny Totes win! Enjoy!

  9. Blair says:

    Great collection to play and create with. Think I would go with vintage seed packets. Love the graphics them.

  10. Marykay chisum says:

    I think a vintage travel theme would be lovely

  11. Charlotte says:

    Mermaids or Fairies for Sure!

  12. Barb A says:

    The fairies are cute, but I would use the vintage seed packages, just love them. And the Spring flowers kit is to die for! Thanks for all the wonderful giveaways and chances to win!

  13. Denise Bryant says:

    Super cute projects! I’d go with a cat theme!

  14. Traci says:

    Love Kim’s ticket books they look so vintage and pretty. Since I am a huge cat lover I would pick a cat theme. >^..^<

  15. Kim R says:

    I would make mine with a Steampunk Ladies theme

  16. Rebecca R. says:

    I would definitely decorate mine with fairies!

  17. Emily Ann N. says:

    I’d make something with pictures of my ancestors.

  18. Peggy Manning says:

    I would fill the tote with some of your wonderful garden tools and some ferns and flowers ready to plant.

  19. Diane Dainis says:

    Lovely little fairies would look great in a garden them.

  20. Kat says:

    I would have to make cat theme!! I love those harp filigrees!!!

  21. Think I’d have to make something with lots of florals. I’m soooo ready for spring!

  22. Carla says:

    I would use a floral theme!

  23. Jean Marmo says:

    Love this. I would definitely go with a flower theme and make it for my sister.

  24. Karen Mallory says:

    I think I would make a summer ticket book on one side and the spring flowers on the other side!

  25. Marilyn says:

    Everything is so beautiful! Fairies and flowers would be perfect for a summer garden theme.

  26. Susan Sparke says:

    I love anything floral!

  27. Andrea Pretlow says:

    Flowers and fairies ATC. So romantical!

  28. Daylan says:

    It’s gotta be fairies and fairy tales! Thank you again!

  29. Janet Turner says:

    I love anything with a fairy theme but I’ve been putting in many hours working in my garden so I have flowers on the brain. I would use a combination of the two.

  30. Judy Goodwin says:

    Flowers for sure, well, maybe some fairies, too. You should make up kits of each of these wonderful projects so, when we don’t win, we can still get everything in one order. Thank you for all the great giveaways.

  31. Kay W says:

    Spring means flowers and these are beautiful!

  32. Dona says:

    I just had a birthday and am welcoming Spring – so the flowers are most inspiring!

  33. Debbie S. says:

    Congrats to Sylvia! I would do cats. Thanks for the opportunity to win.

  34. Nancy E says:

    I’d love to create fairy inspired ATC cards to give to a special friend!

  35. Rhonda Sihocky says:

    I would decorate mine with fairies. They are so cute.

  36. Mary Mac says:

    I would love to do one in cats!

  37. I would go with a flowers or checks sooo cute!!

  38. Carol Slowik says:

    I just love both of these projects! I would have to go with flowers!

  39. Michelle G. says:

    I would go with fairies!

  40. lynn legge says:

    ohh my these projects are beautiful..i would choose the fairies..i have an affinity for them..they are gorgeous. I will leave my window open for my prize to flutter in…lol
    thank you so much for the wonderful ideas and products…

  41. Anne W says:

    I would probably do something with flowers and pretty ladies.

  42. Angela C says:

    Just love ATC,s but even better as a mini journal! I would definitely make first one in the Pink Fairy motif.

  43. Margaret Dolan says:

    I am in love with those ATC booklets and folders! I think flowers and faeries as I love the one shown here. The colors are beautiful. Thanks for the chance to have this.

  44. Laura callies says:

    These ATC’ tickets are super cute. I would use the fairies to make a Grimm’s Fairy Tales inspired story pages.

  45. K Toews says:

    Edgar Allan Poe” style

  46. Debra Young says:

    Both projects would make nice Mothers Day gifts. The ATC folder could be used as a card.

  47. Celia says:

    I would use G45 Enchanted Forrest….like a story book…..

  48. Sandie says:

    I would use G45 Floral Shoppe.