Past Blog Posts:

A Paris Street Painter and a French Images SALE!

Filed under Art Projects, Back in Stock, Collage Sheets, Giveaways, Laura Carson, Sale, Streets of Paris

Wow! Can you believe we’re at “episode” TEN of Design Team Member Laura Carson’s The Streets of Paris series?

Note: You can easily look back at the previous posts in this series; the last one was the upstairs Librairie Ancienne & Moderne — Old & Modern Bookstore, shown at left.

I think there may just be one (two?) more posts in this series (I know… so sad to see the series ending).

But let’s focus on the new project:
A Paris Street Painter.


I love what Laura has made from the new Small Peddlers Cart! This new version is 5″ long (including the handle portion), 5-3/4″ tall, and 2″ deep (without counting the wheel axles).

Here’s a bit of text from Laura’s blog post as an introduction:
On the sidewalk outside of the shops, you’ll find a street artist painting scenes of Paris. The red awning over the peddler’s cart says “Paintings for Sale”. Underneath is a crate full of paintings, a cashbox, and an artist palette.

There are even more paintings hanging on the outside of the cart plus another crate of paintings sitting on the sidewalk.

Next to the cart is a chair with an attached umbrella to keep away the sun while she paints. In addition, there is an easel with two finished paintings and a paint set. I’m guessing she is over at Cafe du Noir for lunch.

Laura created a new collage sheet today (with tons of impressionist paintings of Paris).

Psst… Laura is giving away a bunch of freebies on her blog post, too, like that red awning, umbrella, and money! (hmm… free money)

See everything Laura used in her supply list. Come back after enjoying her new video tutorial (and lots more info & photos) for new items, a new French-themed sale, and a Giveaway drawn from Laura’s supply list!

New & Back in Stock Items!

French Images Collection ON SALE!

FLASH SALE! Inspired by Laura’s new artwork! This is a 20% off discount coupon: enter promo code FRENCH when you check out. (The discount will only effect the items in your cart from the sale section… read on!)

EVERYTHING in the French Images FLASH SALE Section is WAS on sale — over 50 products, including the 4 highlights below. Note: this is WAS a mix of items from the Marie Antoinette Collage Sheets and French Digital Images sections!

The discount is on top of current sale prices! (On top of current sale prices = 30% to 50% off!) The coupon expires at midnight on Saturday night, September 15th.

Click here: French Images FLASH SALE Section to see everything included and remember to add coupon FRENCH when you check out!

More French Vintage ON SALE!

I’ve picked out some items from the clearance sale AND I just marked down the sale prices further! See more in the French Vintage Theme. Note: These are on the clearance site so are at a different URL and are not part of the coupon sale, but they are now on sale at 70% off! That new markdown includes everything in the French Vintage Theme! PLUS: all 4 of the choices below are included in today’s Giveaway!

Hooray for the Paris Painter’s Giveaway!

I just had to show another photo of the painter’s cart! I love how the Tiny Chipboard Crates look painted bright red… and they are included in this Giveaway!

Here’s a few more items from Laura’s supply list that I’m adding to today’s prize package:
Chipboard Border Strips – Shells (also painted red, and used as trim across the sides of the cart)
– Laura’s new Paris Paintings Collage Sheet
33mm Gold Spear Crystal Connectors (I should make this a quiz to see if you can find them… but I’ll tell you: they are used to hang pictures on the cart and as a stand to stand pictures up on the cart)
– AND: the Small Peddlers Cart itself!

And remember: my 4 picks from the French Vintage Theme on the clearance site are included, too! (Scroll up just a bit to see them.) See more French Vintage Theme Sale Items.

To enter the Paris Painter’s 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, Friday Night, September 15, 2018).

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 Halloween Essentials Giveaway from Sunday’s newsletter? That would be Geri! Congrats! Check your email for info.

Posted by Leslie, September 13th, 2018

52 responses to “A Paris Street Painter and a French Images SALE!”

  1. Pauline M. says:

    That is so cute. Would love it for my Paris collection.

  2. Kim Lucak says:

    Ooh la la!!! Tres chic, love the peddlers cart and the artist palette….the red chair with the umbrella are adorable!!! This is a wonderful giveaway and the winner will be blessed!

  3. Traci says:

    Laura is amazing I wish I had all the cute things she has made. I can’t imagine displaying it all as she has done so many incredible projects thru the years.

  4. Angie Cook says:

    Oh my! I love Love LOVE this! Laura has created something after my own heart.

  5. Rhonda S says:

    I never get tired of the Paris theme

  6. Liz says:

    Wow! Love this stunning piece Laura you’re work is so beautiful and incredibly inspirational-

  7. Donna Kottcamp says:

    What a fun kit. The chair listed in the supplies brings back memories of sitting in a café in France and having the chair leg break under my husband…he tumbled to the side into the street. Those at the next table jumped to see if he was okay, but the waiter looked at him like he was going to bill us for breaking his chair! Luckily, it was an old, weathered chair and there were no injuries.

  8. Sandie says:

    What a wonderful giveaway. I love the cart, crates and collage painting sheet. Some winner is going to be very happy.

  9. Kee Ostler says:

    I think this is my favorite one that she’s done! I keep looking at the picture seeing more and more details. Thank you for the chance to win some of the items from her project

  10. Rho Daniels says:

    Wow, this is so fabulous! Love the Paris theme and Laura’s creations are simply amazing!

  11. Jen J says:

    I did not expect this as part of the series but of course it’s perfect! Thank you for sharing such a wonderful series with us

  12. BarbMac Vt says:

    OMG! Love 💗, Want and NEED to win this giveaway! Loving all the little details that keep me coming back to look again and again because I am always finding new things tucked here and there! BEAUTIFUL!
    These goodies would be a great help for adding to my mini village!

  13. jackie says:

    Each element is so exquisite and the whole street scene is just lovely.

  14. Andrea Pretlow says:

    That is so very, very adorable!

  15. Jen R says:

    I love the romantic Parisian feel of this

  16. Kathy Toews says:

    Nice! The cart would make a great flower vender as well.

  17. Deb says:

    insanely cute. Laura is sooo talented.

  18. Oh, reminds me of taking my mother to Paris one year – one of the best vacations I have ever had! I don’t know if I would do paintings, or a flower vendor, or even change it up to a old peddler’s cart (I’m pretty sure I have a little horse somewhere…..)

  19. DeniseHumenik says:

    Laura’s work leaves my jaw dropped EVERY time! Simply put: I want to live in this picture!

  20. Omg Paris. My favorite place how I would love to win this. Thank you

  21. Lorrilee Stackhouse says:

    Love the small cart, so many possibilities!

  22. Lea Cook says:

    This is just magical! Love the chipboard cart.

  23. Kim R says:

    Wow Laura! This is stunning! I would love to make this for my daughter, who has been to Paris many times and loves it!

  24. Debora L. says:

    Oh yes! Please include me in the drawing!

  25. Kay T says:

    Love this painting scene. Laura has so much talent.

  26. Angie M says:

    Another beautiful work of art!

  27. Pauline P. says:

    I would like the Painting goodies.

  28. Jean Marmo says:

    Being an artists I love that little painter’s set and palette! Just darling!

  29. Kim says:

    Absolutely loving this! So cute!! Wish I had checked the blog before ordering, but I’ll know better in the future 🙂

    If I’m lucky enough to win, I’ll make one up for a friend.

    Thanks for the opportunity, and keep bringing us amazing product and ideas.

  30. Michelle says:

    Wow. Love it!

  31. Karen Mallory says:

    Laura’s art is so fantastic. Love this artist’s cart!!

  32. Carla says:

    Love the small peddler’s wagon and the Paris street!

  33. Dona says:

    Great new kit – I’d love to do it!

  34. Celia says:

    How cute is this! I would not have thought of painters cart. Love it!

  35. I love this piece of Paris.

  36. Nadine says:

    Love the Paris street project! I don’t want them to end!

  37. Barb A says:

    Awesome peddler’s cart. Have a number of them in different scales, this one is fabulous! Love the color and all the paintings.

  38. Kat Cashwell says:

    Awesome project ! Totally off the streets of Paris!

  39. Marlene says:

    I’m more of a Halloween girl, but have fallen in love with this series,so beautiful and creative!

  40. Deb Kaste says:

    Laura’s cart is so adorable! Love her creations. Her work is always so inspirational. Thanks for sharing and the chance to win your giveaway.

  41. Jo says:

    So cute,so Parisian!
    Love it!

  42. Janet Turner says:

    Sadly, I’ve never been to Paris, but I would love to recreate a street sccene.

  43. Absolutely love the cart. The Paris theme is always my favorite!

  44. KayW says:

    So wonderful!

  45. Congrats Geri! Love this peddlers cart and all of the goodies that make it complete. Sure would be nice to win it. My favorite part is reading what everyone else shares. Good luck all.

  46. Mary Mac says:

    Just love the miniature paintings.

  47. Chris K. says:

    That trim really makes the cart. Well, so do the paintings.

  48. Sally Lonn says:

    excellent scene all by itself. I would love to win this.

  49. Nancy E says:

    I love this piece. My son and daughter-in-law went to Paris for the honeymoon. This would be a great momento to make for X-mas!

  50. Luanne shoup says:

    So many wonderful possibilities!

  51. Jeanine says:

    Beautiful job Laura! I just love the cart and the easel and the paintings. I’m going to do something with this collection for sure.