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    Tons of New Tim Holtz Products! Artwork by Rhonda Secrist Thomas!

    Filed under Art Projects, Cute as a Button, Giveaways, Newsletters, Rhonda Secrist Thomas, Sale, Tim Holtz

    Note: most of the links on this post no longer work, as we moved to a new Web site in 2018. However, you can see the supply list items from Rhonda’s project that are still available on the new site.

    A couple quick announcements before Miz Bella (Kim Ayers) introduces a cute project by Rhonda Secrist Thomas.
     
    First: I just put the ENTIRE Buttons Section On Sale! That’s in addition to the Vintage Sewing & Cooking Collage Sheets AND the Household Charms — all On Sale through Sunday night, February 15th!
     
    Second: there’s a new FREE Gift Kit: Garden Fairy Home, as we’re continuing our button mania (yes, that little mushroom with the tiny door (!) in the photo is a button)! More info
     


    Here we are mid-month already with Miz Rhonda Secrist Thomas and her offering for the Cute As A Button Kit and Add-On Kit for February!

    The images of the vintage kittens, sewing trade cards and sweet little girls playing in Rhonda’s creation just make me smile every time I look at it. The palette of the Peeled Paint paired with the Grey Blue Seam Binding is complimentary to all of the combined images, don’t you think? Rhonda said:

    “Using Distressed Paints-Peeled Paint, I was able to quickly add some color to my Configurations Box – 6.75 x 8.75. I simply ran a thread through the center of the Grey Blue Seam Binding then pulled it to make the ruffled trim for my box; and added some of these adorable Doll Buttons – 6mm Mix with a dab of glue to pull it all together.”

    I looooove those Japanese Cat Buttons! My daughter and her friend raided my supply of the Japanese Cat Buttons AND the other super-duper Cat Buttons that I had, so alas! I must place another order!

    Speaking of kittens — my favorite image from the entire project is the top left from the Victorian Kittens Collage Sheet. They’re just searching everywhere for their mittens! The little Wood Mini Spools with bits of thread wound on them set here and there in a few of the cubbies are pretty cute too.

    You won’t have to search for Rhonda’s supply list! Take a stroll and visit Rhonda for more pictures and background on her project at her blog.

    And, check out the Kittens & Mushrooms Giveaway (below) that Leslie pulled together, inspired by Rhonda’s artwork!


     Tim Holtz Tag of the Month! - All Tag Supplies on Sale!  View All

    Tim Holtz Heart Charms
    Tim Holtz Heart Charms New!

    Distress Paints - Picket Fence
    Distress Paints - Picket Fence

     

    Hooray! A Kittens & Mushrooms Giveaway!

    First, let’s start with all of these items Rhonda’s Cute as a Button Configurations Box (note: that’s a link to photos of all the supplies):
    - Victorian Kittens Collage Sheet
    - 3 Little Kittens ATCs Collage Sheet
    - Thread Trading Card Cuties Collage Sheet
    - Musical Pie Collage Sheet
    - Sugar & Spice & Everything Nice Collage Sheet
    - Sewing with Kitty Collage Sheet
    - Doll Buttons – 6mm Mix
    - Japanese Cat Buttons
    - Wood Birdhouse Buttons
    - Large Fancy Scissors
    - Wood Mini Spools
    - Grey Blue Seam Binding

    Then, I added a few mushroomy items (ALL On Sale!):
    - 1-1/2 Inch Mushrooms New!
    - Chipboard Forest Mushrooms New!
    - Mushroom Fairy House Buttons New!
    - 3D Resin Mushrooms

    AND one of the NEW Garden Fairy Home Gift Kits!

    To enter the Kittens & Mushrooms 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, February 13, 2015)!

    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 Random.org). So check your mailbox on Sunday morning to see who won and for the next Giveaway and Newsletter!

    Hey, who won the Aqua Blue, Birds & Houses Giveaway? That would be P boszko! Please check your email for my message about getting your mailing address.

      
    Posted by Leslie, February 12th, 2015


    108 Responses to “Tons of New Tim Holtz Products! Artwork by Rhonda Secrist Thomas!”

    1. Linda Hughes Says:

      Would love to win this!

    2. Jen C Says:

      Such a fun collection! Tons of ideas for this!

    3. barbara macaskill Says:

      Absolutely adorable!!! LOVE this one!

    4. Jenny S. Says:

      I LOVE this giveaway! Thank you.

    5. Conchi Says:

      Oooohhh these tiny buttons!!!!!!

    6. jennifer Says:

      I love the mushrooms! It’s snowing like crazy outside and this looks like a wonderful distraction from the cold!!

    7. Christy Minnis Says:

      I have a great meme of a black kitten between two large orange mushrooms. he has a wild expression on his face and the caption is “We’re all mad here!” So kittens and mushrooms are a great combination in my opinion.

    8. jennifer j Says:

      Omg I adore all these buttons!!!

    9. Betty Bead Says:

      Victorian kittens!!!!

    10. Dawn Says:

      I love all of the cute items in this kit. Kittens, buttons, and mushrooms are some of my favorite things.

    11. Karen Says:

      I love love love everything in this giveaway! Especially the cat buttons and the cute mushrooms.

    12. Leah Fein Says:

      Love it

    13. Traci Says:

      Keep up the cats theme I have to win one. I am the ultimate crazy cat lady and would love to have everything CAT!!

    14. Carolyn Bowlby Says:

      How wonderfully sweet. I would certainly love to win this great Giveaway.

    15. KIM Says:

      This giveaway is the Cat’s Meow!!!!

    16. Karen N. Says:

      Tis is one of the cutest giveaways ever!!

    17. Jennie Says:

      Seriously adorable!

    18. Jean Marmo Says:

      That box is gorgeous!! Would love to win…. (today is my birthday:))

    19. Birgit Says:

      What a lovely giveaway — those kittens! :)

      Happy creating,
      Birgit

    20. Emily N Says:

      It is Cute as a Button!!!

    21. Kimberly Laws Says:

      Another awesome giveaway! Pick me please :0)

    22. barbara alward Says:

      I try not to buy but the Sirens of Alpha Stamps have got my number and I am glad!

    23. Shanna Says:

      I love the button on the seam binding border. The green is such a great color to make the collage pages pop. The giveaway is amazing. Those mushrooms looks awesome.

    24. Roni Jensen Says:

      What a fun set!

    25. Margery McInerny Says:

      this giveaway makes me smile😍

    26. Starqueen Says:

      Oh! Oh! Oh! What an adorable project and a SWEET kit!! LOVE!

    27. Amy Says:

      cute!

    28. LeAnn Says:

      Love the mushrooms – the kitties are adorable too.

    29. Paula Miller Says:

      2 of my favorite things!!!! please please please!

    30. Stefanie Says:

      Brilliant configuration box!! Love all the vintage images & the buttons!! Great giveaway too :o)

    31. kim Says:

      oooo i looooooove the mini mushrooms! All the new Tim supplies are awwesome! Thanks so much for the chance to win and awesome newsletter!~kim

    32. BJ Pressly Says:

      Would love to win this. I belong to an ATC group & next month’s theme is fairy home.

    33. Marilyn H Says:

      Great project, awesome giveaway!

    34. Lana Says:

      Oh my goodness….I hope I win, I hope I win….

    35. lavinia Says:

      love the mushrooms. soo cuteee! omg! ADORE this! superb

    36. Robin Withrow Says:

      how adorable. would love this in a little girls room! wonderful.

    37. Jen R Says:

      So sweet!

    38. Diana Bittaker Says:

      Love all of this fun stuff – esp. The little glass bottles!

    39. Mary Helene Says:

      Just love the kitten/mushroom combo. Very sweet.

    40. Gail Gill Says:

      What a fun combination… Kittens and Mushrooms. I Love it !!

    41. Carmen Says:

      Love all the cute miniature goodies…would make a great fairy terrarium bottle.
      Hope I win this one!

    42. Jo Says:

      Love the cuteness in this giveaway!!

    43. Jennifer Bumb Says:

      What a beautiful giveaway. It is so delightful and full of the coming spring colors.

    44. Sweetpea Studio Says:

      Spring! Yeah!! Beautiful giveaway.

    45. Beth Says:

      Adorable collection! My cats approve!

    46. Gabrielle Says:

      Love This!!

    47. DebR Says:

      Wonderful configurations box by Rhonda and love the kittens and mushrooms giveaway, thanks!

    48. Rose L Says:

      I would love to create with the mushrooms in a fairytale kind of way!

    49. francine perri Says:

      LOVE tim holtz products would love to win thank you

    50. Yvette LeBlanc Says:

      lovely!

    51. Mary Ann Smith Says:

      So cute!

    52. Roxanne Says:

      cute cute stuff! Oh I hope I win some! Thanks for the chance! Love this stuff! :)

    53. cheryl foster Says:

      I just love your kits !

    54. Kimberly Barcello Says:

      Kittens and mushrooms…what a combination!

    55. Sandy Says:

      This is just too adorable, a must have for sure.

    56. Lynn Fox Says:

      What a lovely giveaway!

    57. Gilda Says:

      Love the kittens. Thanks for another great giveaway.

    58. LAUREL Nielsen Says:

      Love the Asian kittens, they are precious. The whole theme is adorable.

    59. CG Says:

      LOVE the fairy garden pack and all the new toys!!!! So much to see! Love it all!

    60. Karen Mallory Says:

      This is such a cute giveaway!

    61. Sokat Says:

      The mushrooms and kittie combo is so fun. Love thos

    62. Lorrilee Stackhouse Says:

      Great giveaway.

    63. Janet Turner Says:

      How fun! I love making button boxes with sewing ephemera.

    64. Madelin Wolf Says:

      Wold love to win the giveaway. It’s perfect for sharing with my granddaughter who loves to craft. Thanks for the opportunity!

    65. Brenda Lubrant Says:

      These little kitten collage sheet and atcs are sooo cute. I have three cousins that have always been crazy about cats and I would love to take some of the products frm this giveaway and make them altered journals.

    66. Marcia Says:

      Pullin’ at my heartstrings!

    67. Ronda Liebert Says:

      I would love these goodies. So much fun!

    68. angelic Says:

      The mushrooms are cute. This is a cute collection.

    69. Lori D. Says:

      I would love to win this great giveaway! What fabulous goodies. Thank you for the opportunity to win. I’m keeping my fingers crossed!

    70. Deanne Says:

      What fun!!!

    71. HawaiianLibrarian Says:

      Kittens everywhere that are too sweet! Love this project! Love this giveaway! Mahalo for the op to win.

    72. Ginette Says:

      I wonder if I can make a soup with those mushrooms?

    73. Diana Says:

      Love this giveaway! Everything is just so cute!

    74. Suz Stockinger Says:

      everything looks wonderful and just in time for some lovely Easter projects

    75. Lina Says:

      Love it!

    76. Bridget Haig Says:

      Oh I would love to win!! Even if today wasn’t my birthday, which it is!!

    77. Bobbie Kangas Says:

      Always cute, always thankful for the chance to win.

    78. Kim Says:

      Lots of very cute shrooms to play with!

    79. Helen Says:

      I would love to win this!

    80. Debra Gibson Says:

      Would so love to win this pretty kit !!!!!!

    81. Arlene Groepper Says:

      Wonderful!!!

    82. Lorna E. Says:

      Some fun goodies in this giveaway and it’s always nice to see more Tim Holtz items.

    83. Kay W Says:

      The cats are so cute!

    84. Tammy Says:

      love it

    85. Retta Says:

      Love the cats and all the trimmings!

    86. Nancy S Says:

      Just so sweet. Would be great in a little kids room.

    87. Mary-Ann Says:

      How cute!

    88. phoebe diamond Says:

      Yummy yummy yummy. I like mushrooms.

    89. Kim S. Says:

      How cute is this? Would love to win this.

    90. Darlene Says:

      wonderful giveaway ….

    91. Carol Slowik Says:

      Here kitty kitty kitty….Please pick me!

    92. Debra Gibson Says:

      Maybe the Alpha Stamp Gods will favor me with a win this time !!! LOL!!!

    93. Linda Says:

      Adorable! Ideas abound.

    94. Maryellen Says:

      Love the buttons.

    95. Dena Cottrell Says:

      Love the mushrooms! Would love to win!

    96. Denise Bryant Says:

      cute configuration box!

    97. Jenni Brockob Says:

      Would absolutely love to win this kit! What could be better than cute kittens and mushrooms?!

    98. Pamela Fox Says:

      Mushrooms are my favorite! And kittens, too! How fun for whomever is chosen to receive these adorable items! :)

    99. Luanne Shoup Says:

      pick me, please!

    100. julie m Says:

      kittens and mushrooms and buttons galore
      who could want anything more

    101. Lu L. Says:

      I’d love to have all of these goodies to play with!

    102. Sheila Says:

      What a combo — whoda thunk it!

    103. Laura Says:

      Wonderful stuff to play with.

    104. Carrie jacquin Says:

      Love it!

    105. Thalia Kottke Says:

      Love it.

    106. Julie F. Says:

      This is a darling give away….

    107. David Millard Says:

      Love these great products!

    108. Lisa Mills Says:

      I love these. I hope I win!!! Thanks for having this giveaway!