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    Run Away and Join the Circus

    Filed under Art Projects, Collage Sheets, Giveaways, Kristin Batsel, Newsletters, Run Away & Join the Circus Kit, Sale

    Just one announcement before getting to the eye candy (and TWO kits)! We have a NEW FREE collage sheet offer starting today: a FREE Circus Collage Sheet with every order! Your free sheet will be Leslie’s choice from the Circus Collage Sheets. PLUS: in honor of the new circus-themed kits, that section AND the Circus Rubber Stamps are both ON SALE through Friday, May 15th (and remember: all the collage sheet are on sale for 15% off). Note: if you order any of the Circus Collage Sheets, we’ll try to give you a free one that doesn’t duplicate your order (so you’ll have a surprise).


    That Kristin Batsel is a wonder! She’s created another little scene that all packs away in one of the Chipboard Steamer Trunks, this time a Tiny Peg Circus!

    And Miz Kristin has designed her first collage sheet (yay!) with the tiny costumes for the Small Wooden Peg Dolls (and signage), so you can create your own version of her circus!

    I can’t decide if the lion tamer with that tiny whip or the strong man (with tiny weights made from 3/4 Inch Wooden Wheels) is my favorite… hmm, or maybe it’s that Miniature Rubber Chicken with her clowns?

    You'll want to see all the tips Kristin shares on her blog post. And/or see the other new goodies Kristin used in Kristin’s supply list and more photos in the Gallery.

    And don’t forget to come back and enter the Giveaway, below, as it includes lots of little props from Kristin’s circus (plus BOTH of today’s kits)!

    NEW Run Away and Join the Circus Kit

    The theme this month is Run Away and Join the Circus! It’s a bit of a continuation of last month’s Vintage Vagabond kit, but this time with a circus theme. I can’t wait to see what you’ll create from this kit: it could be a circus in any era. Your art could be more about the journey (and not ever making it to the circus) or could be a zany circus or who knows what else you’ll think of!

    I’ve included 12 sheets from the Carnival 6×6 Paper Pads, 3 collage sheets (including 2 new ones… like the Reversible Clowns Collage Sheet at right), bronze charms and some vintage tickets in a tiny little envelope.

    More info is on the Run Away and Join the Circus Kit page.


    And a New Run Away and Join the Circus Add-On Kit

    As the Design Team often receives a wider group of products to play with around the monthly themes, I’ve gathered together some of what they received (beyond what’s in the regular Run Away and Join the Circus Kit) and I’ve put together this Run Away and Join the Circus Add-On Kit.

    So if you want more papers, collage sheets and trims with a circus theme (and with one click), here’s your chance.

    This kit includes 12″ x 12″ scrapbook papers, collage sheets (like the new Women Circus Performers Collage Sheet at right), elephant charms (!), and coordinating stickers.

    More info is on the Run Away and Join the Circus Add-On Kit page.


     New Goodies (not included in either kit) - ALL On Sale!  View All (Yes, there's more!)

    Gypsy Moments 8x8 Paper Pad
    Gypsy Moments 8x8 Paper Pad

    Miniature Rubber Chickens
    Miniature Rubber Chickens

    Carnival 12x12 Collection Pack*
    Carnival 12x12 Collection Pack*

    Tiny Envelopes - Brown Bag Kraft*
    Tiny Envelopes - Brown Bag Kraft*


    Hooray for the Run Away and Join the Circus Giveaway!

    I started with BOTH of today’s kits: Run Away and Join the Circus Kit and the Add-On Kit.

    Then I added these goodies from Kristin’s Tiny Peg Circus (note: that’s a link to photos of ALL the supplies):
    - Clowns #4 Collage Sheet
    - Tiny Peg Circus Collage Sheet
    - Acrylic Top Hats
    - Small Wooden Peg Dolls
    - Chipboard Steamer Trunk
    - Round Wooden Hat Boxes
    - Miniature Rubber Chickens
    - 3/4 Inch Wooden Wheels

    To enter the Run Away and Join the 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, May 4, 2015). AND tell me which tiny circus performer from Kristin’s Tiny Peg Circus you like best (and why).

    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 make sure to check back to see who won! And check your mailbox on Thursday morning for the next Giveaway and Newsletter!

    Hey, who won the Safari Hardware Giveaway? That would be Mary Helene! Please check your email for my message about getting your mailing address.

    Posted by Leslie, May 3rd, 2015

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