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Holiday Weekend Sale, New Miniatures, New Artwork & Giveaway!

Filed under Art Projects, Bird Watcher Kit, Collage Sheets, Giveaways, Kristin Batsel

Oooh! New artwork by Design Team Member Kristin Batsel plus new collage sheets AND new miniatures (like those Aqua Ceramic Jugs at right)! But first:

FREE SHIPPING on all orders over $75.00! Applies to orders shipped to USA addresses only.

The free shipping offers ends at midnight (PST) MONDAY NIGHT, May 31, 2021! (Yes, it’s a 3-day weekend here in the states… and our traditional start of the summer season.) Hm.. summer… that leads me to the SECOND sale:

Beach & Mermaid Collage Sheets on SALE!

40% off on EVERYTHING in this collection! Tons of options: Over 60 items!

The sale ends at midnight PST, SATURDAY night, May 29th.

See the sale collection here!

What is NEW today?

Even more than the cute minis shown here (and the ceramic jugs above)… see the Giveaway below for TWO new collage sheets inspired by Kristin’s artwork!

Some eye candy, too!
And a Giveaway!

This Bird Watcher shrine (ornament? both?) by Design Team Member Kristin Batsel is so sweet!

Kristin actually shows the bird house made 2 ways (you’ll need to read her blog post to see the other version) but this version with a little chap inspired me to make TWO new collage sheets with sepia vintage postcard tykes sized to fit in the birdhouse shrines at about the same size as the boy Kristin used. See below for preview photos (and both are included in today’s Giveaway prize)!

PLUS everything from Kristin’s supply list (for the version of the shrine at right) is also included in today’s Giveaway!

Here’s a preview from Kristin’s post:
This month’s kit inspired me to make a little hanging ornament. It looks like a little birdhouse, so it’s perfect for housing an avid bird watcher. This guy’s really into it; he’s got his shiny new binoculars and has evidently been talking lots of notes on his findings. He’s even found a nest of bright blue robin’s eggs. Luckily, he knows enough to leave it alone; soon he’ll be able to view baby birds.

“The house is covered with beautiful papers from Bird Watcher 8×8 Paper Pad. I covered the inside and outside of the house with a sweet floral print, and then used parts of a couple of the other papers to embellish the outsides. Both the sides of the house feature bird stamps found on paper from the collection.”

You can read more about the project in Kristin’s blog post. (Good tips are there, too; see the wide photo below for a preview on Kristin’s tutorial for papering a 3D shrine.)

To enter the Bird Watcher 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, May 28, 2021).

And tell me: what will you make with these supplies?

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!

Note: if an item is duplicated in the Bird Watcher Kit (included in the Giveaway) and also listed separately in the supply list, I’m just including one of those items.

Now don’t forget the Beach & Mermaid Collage Sheets Sale ends Saturday night!
And FREE shipping on all orders over $75.00 ends Monday night!

Posted by Leslie, May 27th, 2021

32 responses to “Holiday Weekend Sale, New Miniatures, New Artwork & Giveaway!”

  1. Jo says:

    This birdwatcher is so cute!!! I love all the ways you have shown how to customize and use this month’s kit!

  2. Janet Stoffel says:

    I love these papers and those tiny little robin eggs in the nest are so sweet. What will I make? Well, I just love that little shrine, think that would be my first project!

  3. kat c says:

    This is super cute! would make a birdhouse!

  4. Lea Cook says:

    So sweet! Love the paper tutorial too.So many ideas!!

  5. Ann F. says:

    “Birdwatcher” I love it!

  6. Debby Basaraba says:

    I love the versatility and possiblities of creating with the birdhouse and kit!!

  7. Kim R says:

    So fun! Love the Birdwatcher!

  8. Kathy S says:

    Very clever and appropriate to the season.

  9. Jen R says:

    I love the colors and theme!

  10. Nadine says:

    Happy Spring!

  11. Very Nice!
    Different and cute.

  12. Susan ML says:

    Such a cute shrine! I would make a similar version to hang in my craft room window. Great giveaway and I would make other fun shrines for some of the other little tykes!

  13. Deb says:

    Adorable shrine! How about creating one for each season? Summer beach scene, fall /Halloween spooky scene, winter read a good book scene etc.

  14. Laural says:

    Sooo Sweet & chirpy..ah I mean Cheery! Love the sale and ideas

  15. Anne Willliamson says:

    Cute! Would love to win it.

  16. Donna says:

    Love the bird house shrine. It helps to bring the outdoors in.

  17. Amy says:

    I know lots of bird watchers who would enjoy this little ornament.

  18. Bridget Haig says:

    Good Luck Everybody!!!

  19. Joyce says:

    I love the bird house shrine. I would probably make a bird house with a bird or two sitting in it.

  20. Janet Turner says:

    I love the little birdwatcher. The little binoculars are adorable.

  21. Judy Adamcyk says:

    Nice for your birdwatching folks.

  22. Karen Mallory says:

    I love this little birdhouse shrine! Those binoculars are so cute!

  23. Nancy says:

    My sis is a birdwatcher. Perfect little gift for her!

  24. kathy sokol says:

    My friends are bird watchers. She takes beautiful photos and posts them on her facebook page. I would love to treat them to this charming ornament. Thank you!

  25. Victoria Banaszak says:

    This is adorable! I am sure i have some little birds that would be perfect for this.

  26. Jaimi Bailey says:

    The papers are gorgeous, I love the collage sheets, and this whole project is just adorable!

  27. Denise Bryant says:

    Adorable little shrine! I’d make a Christmas ornament with it!

  28. Deanne says:

    Love shrines and vintage kids. Great ornament materials.

  29. MARILYN R says:

    what a cute shrine. Just what i need to get into the spring/summer mood.

  30. KIM says:

    Great ideas ,this would be fun to make .

  31. Kathy Toews says:

    I love shrines of any kind. Great use for a bird house.

  32. Shirley Miller says:

    These would make great Christmas ornaments using childhood family pictures- how fun!