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    New Twisted Citron Distress Color + Artwork by Laura Carson

    Filed under Art Projects, Giveaways, Laura Carson, Newsletters, Run Away & Join the Circus Kit, Tim Holtz

    Before jumping into Miz Bella’s introduction of Laura Carson’s circus art (and FREE collage sheet!) a reminder and an announcement: ALL of the collage sheets are On Sale! AND we’ve extended the Half Price Sale on Circus Rubber Stamps! Note: the Tim Holtz Stamp Sets are on sale for 20% off — still a great deal!


    Keeping in step with the Run Away and Join the Circus Kit Theme, Design Team Member Laura Carson presents The Circus Is Coming to Town and New Clowning Around Collage Sheet!

    The inspiration for this fun filled piece is the Metal Bicycle Frame; it makes such a cool back drop for clown’s shenanigans. I could also see this piece being incorporated into other themed projects like Steampunk or a summer/children themed piece.

    How amazing is that Metal Bicycle Frame? Not to mention that it is an impressive 9″ x 8-1/2″ x 3″. Laura has created my favorite type of circus, one where it’s the animals who are in charge and in this circus, it’s the dashing Mr. Elephant! Beside images from the kit (like the Reversible Clowns Collage Sheet), lots of the clowns in Laura’s circus are from her new Clowning Around Collage Sheet that has colorful clowns in some really useful positions (holding things, pointing at things, facing left and right…). And those round designs fit the Medium Spools and 2 Inch Wooden Spools (so you can use the spools as wheels).

    The clown flying sideways, holding the end of the circus banner made from the Mini Lacy Banner Flags cracks me up! Grab your peanuts while you check out Laura’s supply list and then head on over to the big top of Laura’s blog where there is a tutorial and a FREE collage sheet waiting for you!

    And note: for this week (through next Saturday night, May 23rd) we’ll be including a FREE cardstock version of that same The Circus is Coming to Town Collage Sheet in all orders! It includes fun stylized “CIRCUS” and “FUN” text and signage (and balloons).
     


     New Tim Holtz Distress Color: Twisted Citron! On Sale!  View All


    And ALL Twisted Citron Distress Products are On Sale!
     


    Distress Ink Pad - Twisted Citron
    New!


    Distress Mini Ink Kit - Kit 13 - Spring 2015
    Pre-Order

     

    Hooray for the Clowns & Tricycles Giveaway!

    Wow… lots of collage sheets in this package!

    I started with these goodies from Laura’s The Circus Is Coming to Town (note: that’s a link to photos of ALL the supplies):
    - Run Away and Join the Circus Kit (includes Vintage Magician Posters, Circus Performers #1, and Reversible Clowns Collage Sheets)
    - Clowning Around Collage Sheet
    - The Circus is Coming to Town Collage Sheet (that’s the new FREE sheet)
    - Clowns At the Beach Collage Sheet
    - Elephants #1 Collage Sheet
    - 3D Circus Tent Collage Sheet
    - Beach Babes Collage Sheet

    Then I added these NEW items:
    - Miniature Red Tricycle
    - Miniature Vintage Rusty Scooter
    - Metal Deco Strip with Tacks
    - Mini Wood Alphabet Tiles

    To enter the Clowns & Tricycles 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 18, 2015). AND tell me which of the NINE collage sheets in the Giveaway 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 Time Keeper Butterflies Giveaway? (With all those cool miniatures announced in Thursday’s Newsletter?!) That would be Winnie! (And she commented: “Love the butterflies! The mini lawn chair is adorable!“) Please check your email for my message about getting your mailing address.

      
    Posted by Leslie, May 16th, 2015


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