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New Circus Paper Pad & Clear Stamps – and a CIRCUS Sale!

Filed under Giveaways, Kristin Batsel, Rubber Stamps, Sale, Tutorials

Oh, I have been waiting for this set to arrive! A colorful set of 6×6 circus papers, including some nice small designs for mini projects!

40 pages printed on heavyweight cardstock (4 each of 10 double-sided sheets) with elegant pearlescent and spot-varnish effects (like those tickets on the far right of the photo: they have a bit of glossy shine).

Plus the inner front and back covers are printed with extra ephemera elements.

There’s also a related new clear stamp set (more on it below). And inspired by these new items (and circus artwork below): ALL Circus Items are on sale through tomorrow night (Monday night, June 15th)! More info on the sale is below, too!

Tiny Paper Theater by Design Team Member Kristin Batsel!

Oh! Do you remember this fab Tiny Paper Theater by Kristin? It seems a perfect time to revisit it, with those bright new circus papers!

That project started with the (then new) Half Scale Punch & Judy Theatre.

Here’s a bit from Kristin’s post as an introduction:
I’m not sure I can tell you how much fun I had making this new tiny paper theater I got from Alpha Stamps last week. I was obsessed! If there’s one thing I love, it’s working tiny. Plus, all the bright colors on the accompanying collage sheet just stole my circus-loving heart.

Wooden spindles and finials (colored with a gold Sharpie) add dimension. The top curtains and columns are raised as well. To achieve this, I used two copies of the same collage sheet, and layered some parts using foam glue dots.

Kristin’s blog post also includes lots of photos with callouts, and tips about how she made her little theatre. Nice job, Kristin!!

Here’s a link to all the supplies Kristin used, and a link to the original post with more photos!

New Circus Fortune Teller Clear Stamp Set

Sweet! Here’s the new related clear stamp set I mentioned above. Not *just* circus-themed either! I love that wagon and the palm reading hand!

SIX clear stamps. Includes 3 floral stamps, too.

The overall sheet size is approx 4-1/2″ x 6″. Just the palm reading hand stamp is approx. 3″ tall.

Plus it’s on sale through tomorrow night (Monday night, June 15th)!

NEW Flash Sale: ALL Circus Items!

25% off on EVERYTHING in this BIG group: Over 70 items! From collage sheets to charms to stamps (including both of today’s new items)!

Psst: anything tagged clearance or clearance charms in this collection is marked down to 50% off!

The sale ends MONDAY night, June 15th at midnight PST. See the entire sale collection here!

Tiny Circus Giveaway!

First: thanks for your patience with the new server! Seems that WordPress loaded a bunch of plug-ins I did not want (that blocked some comments till I ripped all those silly apps outta my blog)!

So THIS Giveaway: again, a super simple one: It’s BOTH new items announced today! (Yes, including the clear stamp set, too!)

Plus a bonus: I’m including a Half Scale Punch & Judy Theatre from Kristin’s artwork! It’s a good size match for the petite patterns in the new paper pad.

To enter the Tiny Circus 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, June 15, 2020).

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 donít 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

Who won the New Book Nooks Giveaway from Thursday’s newsletter? That would be Debora L! Congrats! Check your email for info.

Posted by Leslie, June 14th, 2020

42 responses to “New Circus Paper Pad & Clear Stamps – and a CIRCUS Sale!”

  1. ricki walker says:

    I LOVE this paper! I have been watching for it to be released! It is perfect for this tiny circus set!

  2. Julie Komenda says:

    All these circus images make me want to run away to one. Just what I need to do!

  3. Ann F. says:

    I love the fortune teller stamp set. What fun!!

  4. Maria B says:

    THe artworks you show are always so creative.

  5. Jackie says:

    This is great; I love the circus.

  6. Nancy AonTaylor says:

    Circuses are both mysterious and a little creepy. What’s not to love about that combination and these items bring it back from our childhood memories!

  7. Judy Adamcyk says:

    Always loved the circus.

  8. Lana Adams says:

    As usual another fun giveaway.

  9. Dianna says:

    Lions, tigers, and bears oh my! Love how tiny this circusIs. Easy to back up and travel to your next destination.

  10. Scott Payne says:

    As a puppeteer and a Punch and Judy man, these thrill me! The miniature Puppet stage is remarkable! Love the circus as well. Thank you!

  11. Emma says:

    Love this collection! Very Cute

  12. Kat Cashwell says:

    These papers are gorgeous!! Love the circus theme!

  13. Evelyn Valencia says:

    Awesome kit!

  14. jo says:

    I love the circus kits! so cute!!!!

  15. Barbara M Griggs says:

    The palmistry stamp images is phenomenal!

  16. Jen R says:

    I wanna go to the circus!

  17. Cherry Nowell says:

    They are sooooooo fun!

  18. Heather says:

    I love old fashioned circuses! There’s something so mysterious about it.

  19. Kim R says:

    Omg!who doesnt love a circus! What a fun project!

  20. Deb Revier says:

    All the world is a stage. SO cute.

  21. Lisa Rix says:

    How fun! I love everything about this, especially the stamp set.

  22. Laural says:

    I have been thinking Circus lately, how fun!

  23. Lea Cook says:

    Awesome‼️ I love the circus theme. What a gorgeous set of papers.

  24. Karen Mallory says:

    Circus crafts are so fun! Might have to try the 1/2 scale theater too!

  25. francine perri says:

    I love the circus. I would love to make something with these items

  26. KathyS says:

    I am impressed by everything. Possibly the palm reading hand in particular.

  27. Retta says:

    Love the circus theme! These are fantastic!

  28. Dona says:

    The circus is one of my favorite themes. It’s so full of mystery, excitement and magic. I can’t wait buy an assortment of goodies and have fun creating.

  29. LeAnn Aagard says:

    Love the circus theme! 🎪

  30. Nadine says:

    Neat Stuff!

  31. Nancy E says:

    Who doesn’t love the circus! The tinier the better!!!

  32. Bonnie Schulte says:

    This circus paper and the stamps are amazing. I’ve been looking at the tiny stages forever, and what great products to make it all happen. Love it all.

  33. Kathryn Mc Cartney says:

    I love this collection! The Fortune Teller designs are inspiring. I’m already working on a gypsy wagon that houses a fortune teller. The thing that I like the most is the little Punch and Judy theatre. Thank you for all the inspiration!

  34. Anne S. says:

    What a fun summer theme! We can run away and join the circus without leaving the safety of our homes!

  35. Teri Steele says:

    I am all about circus stuff right now. Been collecting every circus paper pad I can find. Working on a 3d interactive book with all sorts of fun things to open and play with. These papers are very nice!

  36. Denise Bryant says:

    Love the stamp set and theatre!

  37. Rhonda says:

    I love the vintage circus how its cute but creepy

  38. Dorothy Peterson says:

    Aww, really cute idea !

  39. Sue O says:

    Now I want to go to the circus!

  40. Veronica Risko says:

    I have been thinking CIRCUS!! Great stuff.

  41. Bridget Haig says:

    What a cute little giveaway, I have my ticket and can just smell the fresh popcorn.

  42. Jean Marmo says:

    Love the circus! I used to take my kids to them all the time years ago.