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    New Matchbox Theatre Kit, Collage Sheets, Trims, Sale & Giveaway!

    Filed under Collage Sheets, Dresden, Matchbox Theatre Kit, Paper Dolls/Theatres

    Before the new kit: FREE SHIPPING on all orders over $75.00! Applies to orders shipped to USA addresses only.

    The free shipping offers ends at midnight (PST) TOMORROW NIGHT, May 31, 2021! (Yes, it’s a 3-day weekend here in the states… and our traditional start of the summer season.) And read on as there’s another new sale starting today!
     

    Matchbox Theatre Kit

    I had such fun designing this kit! I was inspired by the late Victorian theatre (and early film) style of painted sets with “real” actors.

    Starting with the new Matchbox Theatre Box: A sturdy chipboard box designed to be the structure for a paper theatre. Note the top cubby (the “stage”) can also fit 1:48 scale furniture.

    See the wide photo below (showing one of the facades and a background image inside the “stage”) from the new Art Nouveau Matchbox Theatre Facades Collage Sheet (also in the kit — as well as 2 more new collage sheets with characters)!

    Note: there’s another wide photo down in the Giveaway section, showing 1 of the new coordinating Fancy Facade Headers (that 1 from the set is also in the kit, and I’m also including the full set of 3 headers in today’s prize)!

    Back to the kit: 2 colors of Dresden border strips, 3 different raw brass flourishes, and 6 colors of textured aqua scrapbook paper! There is so much here to get your creative juices flowing!

    Go see the new kit for more info and photos on all 11 kit items (plus related new items, a new sale and a Giveaway are below).

     
    More New Items!

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

     
    New Sale: Art Nouveau Collage Sheets!

    25% off on EVERYTHING in this collection! Includes ALL 3 of the new Kit Collage Sheet, too!

    Such a varied group: from tiny labels to faux stained glass to angels to beautiful actresses of the age.

    The sale ends MONDAY NIGHT, May 31st at midnight PST.

    Over 50 collage sheets! See the sale collection here!

     
    Matchbox Theatre Kit Giveaway!

    Starting with the new Matchbox Theatre Kit — that’s 11 items already! I’m highlighting that new chipboard header that’s in the kit AND I’m also including the full set of 3 new headers in the Giveaway)!

    To enter the Matchbox Theatre 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, May 31, 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!

    Oh! The Bird Watcher Giveaway winner from the last newsletter! Drum roll, please: The winner is Janet Turner! Please check your email for more information.

    Now don’t forget the Art Nouveau Collage Sheets Sale ends tomorrow night!
    And FREE shipping on all orders over $75.00 ends Monday night, too!

      
    Posted by Leslie, May 30th, 2021

    36 responses to “New Matchbox Theatre Kit, Collage Sheets, Trims, Sale & Giveaway!”

    1. Kat C says:

      This is adorable!

    2. Jen R says:

      This is so sweet! I love tiny!

    3. Lea Cook says:

      Fabulous❣️ I’m currently making little theatres and this is such a perfect set

    4. Jo says:

      Such a novel idea for the matchboxes! I love it!

    5. Ann F. says:

      You guys never cease to amaze me with how clever you are. Very cool!

    6. Wonderful idea for a kit!
      More More More
      YAY

    7. Anne S says:

      Love the new kit!

    8. Bernadette Ho says:

      This is beautiful! I would love to make this with my grand-niece, who will be visiting us this summer!

    9. Carly says:

      Omg!!!!! I LOVE theatres! Especially art nouveau… I’m trying to think of a collage sheet or shrine or theater said I don’t already own from Alpha stamps but I believe this might be one! This is Swan Lake or and 1800s stage play or even a circus waiting to happen

    10. Jean says:

      Love the theatre! The size is perfect.

    11. Monica Gabehart says:

      Very cool!

    12. Denise H. says:

      Love this! Have never made a theatre before
      & would love the “challenge”!

    13. jean marmo says:

      So creative! Would love a tiny theatre for my granddaughter who takes ballet and tap lessons.

    14. Sue O says:

      Ready for live theater to reopen!

    15. Deb says:

      Tiny theaters are soooo cool. So much potential. The dresden borders really up the gorgeous factor.

    16. Donna says:

      I have a cousin (and best friend) who is a stage manager. This would be perfect to create a gift for her. Love it.

    17. Kim R says:

      Love the theaters! So many exciting little worlds you can make.

    18. DIane Alterman says:

      So cute and quite different

    19. Laural says:

      Very Nice! I would love to make one

    20. Deb says:

      the dresden is sooo pretty. The theater has so much potential

    21. Judy Adamcyk says:

      Theatre is really nice.

    22. Nadine says:

      What a neat idea!

    23. LNorman says:

      Everything in this new kit looks fun, but those headers are a must have. I can always find so many places to use pretty bits like that.

    24. Jane Faukstich says:

      This theater is so sweet! I love the different headers! A must have for 1/4 scale projects!

    25. Denise Bryant says:

      Awesome kit! I’d make a spooky Halloween scene inside a theater!

    26. Karen Mallory says:

      I love this kit! I have made a few theaters but never one this small.

    27. Loyce Shurling says:

      It is another brilliant blog. Cannot wait to make an order!

    28. Wilhelmina margalis says:

      loving this mini theatre….being an actress and balletomane I’m full of wonderful ideas!

    29. Helen Potter says:

      Adorable! I would love to win this little theater kit.

    30. Sylvia Lovitt says:

      The Matchbox Theater is adorable. The headers are a great addition.
      I would like try a Phantom of the Opera themed Theater. Thank you for the opportunity to win.

    31. Llynn Huntley says:

      This kit has me excited! Being an amateur thespian I will definitely be making my own mini vintage theatre! Great kit!

    32. JIll MacCartney says:

      I totally want to make this! I’m a long time theater person and this has gotten my creating mind very excited!

    33. Olivia says:

      I would love to make this kit!

    34. Debra Gibson says:

      I would love to win this contest! Thank you for the chance! I’m thinking fairy’s!!!!!

    35. Nancy says:

      Just so many possibilities!

    36. Kathy Toews says:

      What a very beautiful kit! Beautiful colors!