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New Seashore Kit, Collage Sheets, Artwork, Sale & Giveaway!

Filed under Art Projects, Collage Sheets, Giveaways, Seashore Kit, Shannon Cooper

Before the new kit (and new art!): A BIG SALE: ALL Clearance Scrapbook Paper is on sale at 50% off including TONS of new markdowns!

Note: Clearance Paper Pads/Sets are also on sale! Over 50 pads and 80 single sheets!

The sale ends at midnight PST, TOMORROW night, July 5th.

See the entire sale collection here! And read on as there’s another new sale starting today!

Seashore Kit

A pretty mix of beachy items — in cool, calming colors to offset hot summer days.

Starting with the TWO new collage sheets:
Shells & Souvenir Postcards Collage Sheet (Tons of illustrated seashells (from Victorian scraps and postcards) and mini versions of souvenir postcards — including some tiny ones sized for 1:12 scale.)
Aqua Mermaids & Ladies by the Sea Collage Sheet (These were sized to fit inside Altoids Tins (or behind tin inserts). Most of these are aqua green (to coordinate with the paper in the kit) but I added a couple gals in vintage red bathing suits to add some contrast.)

Plus 4 double-sided sheets from the Vintage Artistry Shore 6×6 Paper Pad

A set of the new chipboard Sea Scape Layered Corner

Two vintage patina charms:
New Medium Patina Starfish
Brass Patina Conch Shell

Three tiny raw brass seashell charms

A yard of woven sea grass

And finally: A bright and shiny set of new Mini Seashell Sequin Mix!

Go see the new kit for more info and photos on all 9 kit items (plus related new items, a new sale and a Giveaway are below).

Feeling Beachy: Two Altered Tins for Summer by Design Team Member Shannon Cooper!

Hooray! New artwork and a new kit! I’m going to jump to the second tin mentioned in Shannon’s blog post (and leave the first tin as inspiration for today’s Giveaway)!

Ooh, isn’t this a lovely gift?! Shannon made this beautiful bathing beauties tin as a gift for her mother-in-law (“She and all of her high school girlfriends make an annual trip to a beach and spend a week together, so I thought I’d make her a little gift that represents her friendships and love for the beach.”)

See the wide photo below for the inside of the tin (and a preview of Shannon’s mini tutorial on making the artwork). And on that photo: see the little collage of items on the left side? That’s a vintage shell postcard image from the new Shells & Souvenir Postcards Collage Sheet (also in the kit) plus a Fern Frond and a couple pieces from the new Etched Chipboard Seashell Set (against some of the paper from the Vintage Artistry Shore 6×6 Paper Pad).

Back to the tin cover (at right): I love what Shannon did with mixing up multiple pieces of metal charms & filigree! (She painted them all 1 color then highlighted bits with a white pen: covered in her blog post, too.) That large-ish starfish charm on top is also in the new kit.

Here’s the supply list for just this first tin. And don’t forget to visit Shannon’s blog post for more info and pics!

More New Items!

Even more than the new things above and below so check here to see everything new today (12 items)!

New Sale: Beach Charms!

ALL Beach Charms & Filigree are on sale at least 25% off! Includes the 2 patina charms AND the Tiny Brass Seashell Mix in the kit, too!

The sale ends TUESDAY NIGHT, July 6th at midnight PST.

Psst: anything on clearance is marked down to 50% off including new mark-downs (like the anchor at right)!

30 items! See the sale collection here!

Seashore Kit Giveaway!

There’s that second tin by Shannon! This time with a mermaid theme (and using the cute new Sea Scape Layered Corner — also in the kit!) I’m running out of space so you can read more about the tin on Shannon’s blog post (and here’s the mermaid tin supply list).

So, I’m starting this prize package with the new Seashore Kit — that’s 9 items already!

AND: I’m also adding a few more things from Shannon’s tin:
New Sea Grass Chipboard Set (waving around behind the mermaid, and shown above in the “new” section)
Vintage Mermaids Collage Sheet (there’s a photo below, too)
New 5-piece Coral Set (there’s also a photo below)
Patina Scallop Shell Charms (tied with a ribbon onto a wooden spool wrapped with the new woven sea grass (the sea grass is already in the kit; but I’m also including the spool)

To enter the Seashore Kit 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, July 5, 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!

Now don’t forget the Clearance Scrapbook Paper ends tomorrow night! And the Beach Charms Sale ends Tuesday night!

Posted by Leslie, July 4th, 2021

44 responses to “New Seashore Kit, Collage Sheets, Artwork, Sale & Giveaway!”

  1. Robin S Hart says:

    Love the Seashore kit…awesome.

  2. Nadine says:

    I’m ready to make some Summery fun and mermaid scenes!

  3. Deenie H. says:

    My mermaids live in my bathroom and this would be a wonderful addition to the fun happening there! 🙂

  4. Beautiful Can’t go wrong with mermaids

  5. michelle giblin says:

    Love the color palette on this!

  6. L Norman says:

    All of the lovely mermaids, how could I resist?

  7. KathyS says:

    vintage + iridescence + tins = spectacular

  8. Maria B says:

    I would craft something to fill the longing I have for the sea.

  9. Jackie says:

    What a lovely gift!!

  10. jean marmo says:

    Loving the mermaids. Such fun inspiration.

  11. Janeace says:

    I love all the seaweed cutouts and can’t wait to make some mermaid scenes. I luv all these pieces and charms!

  12. Kim Rayko says:

    Beautiful! I love the sea + mermaids!

  13. Janice Shaw says:

    I love the mermaids. Look forward to using them in a tropical island beach scene.

  14. Gerry Sue Pierson says:

    I love anything related to the sea. So many ideas swimming around in my head!

  15. Cherry Nowell says:

    Oh they are wonderful.

  16. Denise Bryant says:

    I’d make a little memory box in honor of my brother, who loved the ocean.

  17. Chris says:

    What a cute kit! Thanks for the opportunity to win.

  18. Deb Revier says:

    I LOVE Altoid vignettes. And, anything sea oriented.

  19. Donna says:

    While I hate sand, I love the colors of the beach and mermaids. This set just looks like so much fun and a great way to keep summer around when we’re dealing with the cold and drear of winter. Love it!

  20. Susan Coolidge says:

    Mermaids, shells, undersea life, what could be better. I’d just love to do more underwater art. My birthday is this month and my sign is a crab, no wonder I love the sea!

  21. Diane Alterman says:

    Have fully embraced tin art, lol. This is beautiful

  22. Lynetta Martin says:

    MORE wonderful and creative ideas!

  23. Jaimi B says:

    I love the kit, I love both tins, I love the mermaid charms!

  24. Laurie Boehmer says:

    I absolutely love doing seashore themed projects. Thanks for offering always awesome giveaways!

  25. Tamera Howell says:

    I love mermaids so this is one of my favorite kits

  26. Sally Lonn says:

    I am in love with everything…the cool blues. Mermaids and shells, just wonderful with the new sea grass!!! I adore the little tins too. They are just perfect for tiny treasures. Thank you so much!

  27. Janet Turner says:

    I love the subject and the beautiful colors! I’m having lots of fun with the tin projects. Thank you for all the great ideas.

  28. Karen Mallory says:

    The tins are so fun! Love them. I love making tins so that’s what I would make!

  29. geri says:

    by the sea by the sea by the beautiful sea – just love the kit.

  30. Kat C says:

    Gorgeous! Would make little mermaid scene!!

  31. Margaret says:

    All of the charms are fun but I especially love the patina scallop shells! Everything is a wonderful collection.

  32. Karen Ann says:

    LOVE the tin idea. What a nice green to bring out the mermaid tail blues. This would be a nice addition to my Lighthouse themed bathroom.

  33. Marilyn Ray says:

    I really need the sea right about now. This project will be a close second,tho.

  34. kathleen codyrachel says:

    This is an amazing and beautiful kit!

  35. Susan ML says:

    Fantastic tin dioramas! I would make a skeleton mermaid holding a skeleton baby mermaid with some of these lovely items in the giveaway.
    Love the summer and the beach, although I am far, far away from any ocean here in Tucson.

  36. Jo Murcia says:

    So much thought and detail go into these fabulous creations. Makes me excited to try new things. Thank you.

  37. KIM says:

    Love the sea tin .I would use the sea theme, but use an old family beach photo for the background.

  38. Tara L. Didrence says:

    It would be lovely to have a “mermazing” tin to sit on my very landlocked desk in upstate NY! Just beautiful kit and inspiration!

  39. Peggy J. Manning says:

    All of this would work so well with the Nevermore project I’m currently working on. Tempting to order one of each but would
    sure rather win it.

  40. Kathy Toews says:

    That second tin by Shannon is just gorgeous! The layers and the colors are amazing.

  41. Mary DePew says:

    Just beautiful. Take me to the sea! I like the thought of tins for this project.

  42. Sue O says:

    I’m always looking for inspiration for my “seaside” powder room.

  43. Laural Lee-Wright says:

    So much beauty

  44. Roe says:

    This is a cute project. I love all things sea