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    3D Shrines on Sale and FREE Spring Floral Mini Kit!

    Filed under Featured Artwork, Flowers, Giveaways, Laura Carson, Nichola Battilana, Sale, Shannon Cooper, Tutorials


    Yay for color! It’s been raining for days… weeks here in California. What good timing that a big shipment of handmade flowers has arrived from Thailand.

    Today’s newsletter is filled with so much sweetness and colorful posies, you won’t know what to do with yourself (maybe you won’t need caffeine for the rest of the day!):

    FIRST: A new FREE Spring Floral Mini Kit! This mini kit includes a new exclusive collage sheet with flowers, fairies, and a few bunny rabbits, all chosen to complement the colors of the beautiful new mulberry paper flower included in the kit! One each of 7 pretty posies to give you a taste of how lovely these handmade paper flowers are.

    Plus THREE 6″ x 6″ cuts from coordinating scrapbook papers, resin flowers, teardrop pearl cabochons, olivine glass leaf beads, AND a couple feet each of 3 silky ribbons.

    PLUS (and this is ONLY on offer today (February 23rd) through Saturday night, February 25th (2017), one of these kits is FREE for all orders of $25!

    Read more about it on the Spring Floral Mini Kit page.
     

    SECOND: An embarrassment of riches: artwork from THREE Design Team Members using 2 sizes of the new 3D Cinderella Coach! (More info below)
     

    THIRD: A new SALE: ALL Die-Cut Shrines & 3D Items are on sale for 25% off! The sale ends MONDAY night, February 27th. NOTE: this includes the 2 new 3D Cinderella Coaches, too!!
     

    FOURTH: A new Giveaway: A Springy Floral 3D Coach Giveaway Kit!

     
    On to the artwork! I love the Design Team! They are all so creative and I love to see what they make from the same materials. Case in point:

    Shannon Cooper made the sweetest Miniature Cinderella Wedding Coach from the mini size of the 3D Cinderella Coach. It is so simple and elegant… it would be the perfect centerpiece for a wedding dinner… or since it’s only 3-1/2″ tall, it could be the decor on top of a wedding cake.

    AND Shannon’s blog post includes a tutorial on how to add the seats and curved floor shown through the open door in that photo!

    Next: Nichola Battilana lost her mind and made BOTH sizes of the coach. Her TWO Sparkly Cinderella Coaches are both covered in glitter! As she admits: “Because I’m as lazy as one can possibly be… and, let’s face it, I have an extreme glitter fetish… my immediate impulse was to bathe these beauties in the sparkly stuff. And because I have low impulse control, that’s just what I did.”

    I will have to object: someone who spends the time to construct 2 coaches and then glitter and decorate them is NOT lazy! Read more and see more photos of her glittering artwork in Nichola’s blog post.

    Laura Carson created a beautiful and functional item from the larger 3D Cinderella Coach: A Perfume Bottle Caddy. Laura has a drool-worthy collection of glass perfume bottles and has made a Cinderella coach (complete with a lace and pearl crown on top) to convey them.

    Learn how she put the coach together (and painted and decorated it) in Laura’s blog post.

    Don’t forget to come back (whether from 3 lovely blog posts or from getting swept away by the new flowers below) to enter the Giveaway!


    Hooray for the Springy Floral 3D Coach Giveaway Kit!

    I bet you can figure out what will be in this Giveaway package!

    Starting with the new 3D Cinderella Coach – Mini Size! This is so sweet! A chipboard kit to build a 3D coach! Complete with dowels for the wheel axles (and the wheels, too).

    I’m also including one of the new Spring Floral Mini Kits!

    And one of the new Cinderella Coach Paper Toy Collage Sheets! Beside a beautiful, vintage paper toy that makes a 3D coach approx. 2-1/2″ tall, this sheet includes images from illustrations of Cinderella sized a maximum of 3″ tall (a size that can be used in the Half Scale Room Boxes).


    To enter the Springy Floral 3D Coach Giveaway Kit 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 24, 2017)!

    And tell me: How will you decorate your coach?

    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 Wild Bruised Pink Giveaway? That would be Daylan! Congratulations! Check your email for more info.

      
    Posted by Leslie, February 23rd, 2017


    46 Responses to “3D Shrines on Sale and FREE Spring Floral Mini Kit!”

    1. Rhonda Sihocky Says:

      Wedding, Glitter, Perfume Caddy! Oh My! I want to make all of them. They are so romantic!

    2. Ina Good Says:

      I would make a tea party for Alice and the white rabbit inside of it

    3. Lou Anne Colodny Says:

      The coach is right up my alley for a gift item for my best friends grand daughter…She is besotted with princesses and dragons..so I shall create a flowery ribboned coach…

    4. Nancy Olsen Says:

      It’s the perfect size to go with a castle that my granddaughter has. Her’s and her sister’s fussy cut images would look sweet riding inside.

    5. M. C. Sparks Says:

      I’m thinking more like a Halloween hearse

    6. jean marmo Says:

      Such pretty flowers! Would love to make a carriage for my soon to be born granddaughter. She will be arriving in MArch or April.

    7. Nadine Says:

      I would love to make a spring carriage.

    8. Peg D Says:

      Glitter fetish here! Love those glittery coaches they look like spun sugar. Love all of them actually but the glitter I could throw at that little coach! I am also thinking what a fun Halloween coach that would make all black and glittering waiting for Morticia and Gomez for the Halloween ball. The flowers are sweet and they have been on my list to try for quite awhile now. I always wish I were rich when I come here lol. But I would have to be three women to make everything I want to make.This is a wonderful giveaway thanks for the chance to win!

    9. Deb Young Says:

      Did not think I needed a Cinderella coach, but now I know I do. This must be why I just bought lots of glitter. My project list keeps getting longer and longer, but I love this stuff.

    10. Karen Says:

      I love the idea of a perfume coach. I have this collection of miniature perfume bottles that would look wonderful in it!

    11. Barb A Says:

      What a sweet little coach, any princess would love it, and I have 3 of them!!

    12. Debbie Says:

      Finally! I have been waiting for someone to come out with a coach/hearse for a long time. I can definitely see this a a hearse for Halloween, Alice in Wonderland Coach, Wedding Coach….the sky is the limit. Love it, love it, love it!

    13. Patricia Says:

      So cute. I would love to make one fit for a Cinderella.

    14. Denise Bryant Says:

      Love the Cinderella Coach! I’d decorate it with a Cinderella theme… I still have my original Cinderella watch from Disneyland that my Dad bought me when I was little! And it still runs! I got it in the 1960′s! Big Cinderella fan!

    15. Kat Cashwell Says:

      This is so adorable! I would make a wedding coach for Frankenstein & his bride!

    16. Parisa Javidi Says:

      How about a Harry Potter coach with skeleton horses…:)

    17. Nicole Says:

      Hello from the ‘green’ Mojave Desert in California!! The rain has definitely painted the desert beautifully.

      I would decorate the stage coach as a once flashy coach turned rusted and weathered from time. I would add the details of the yoke and harness pieces that the horses wear. Add the elegant velvet curtains that are now faded and ragged from many years of sun exposure. It will be a stage coach with a story to tell.

      Good luck to everyone!
      I cannot wait to see more creations!

    18. Traci Says:

      Love the beautiful coaches by design team but I would go with the dark side and make a gothic inspired coach. >^..^<

    19. michelle Says:

      I love these coaches! They are so pretty!
      I might do a darker version, with a wicked queen or a vampire entourage.

    20. Lana Says:

      This took my breath away….exactly what I’d do with it…but it would have to have a driver…a tiny frozen Charlotte doll would fit the bill! Hope I win this give-away!!!

    21. Christi Conley Says:

      I think I would decorate the coach with a darker theme – something a vampire?

    22. Dragontears Says:

      I too see a halloween coach in my future.

    23. Mary Mac Says:

      I would love to stick with the Cinderella Theme.

    24. Karen Mallory Says:

      What wonderful new flowers! I love the coaches. I think I would make a glittery flower covered one. Make it look like a Rose Parade float!

    25. Frida Says:

      Hello, I would decorate this beautiful coach with Frida Kahlo’s image sorrounded with flowers and Mexican accesories!

    26. Kathlene Ford-Walters Says:

      I would definitely do a Halloween themed coach. Maybe the headless horseman but use a pumpkin for the head or a skull. What fun!

    27. Kimberly Says:

      I love the dark arts. My coach will have to be a hearse!

    28. Diana bittaker Says:

      I just love all three designs!!!! Definitely would want a princess in mine…maybe MARIE Antoinette!!! Would also so add white horses!!

    29. Randi scholl Says:

      Love that white coach. Fabulous give away!

    30. Jen R Says:

      I’m definitely going to go DOTD on this awesome carriage.

    31. Kelly Says:

      It’s beautiful… I would cover it with color and make a psychedelic wagon, rolling off grandly across the universe…

    32. Rebecca Russell Says:

      I would make a Cinderella inspired coach on her way to a beautiful spring ball!

    33. Jennifer Jesson Says:

      I love the white glittery Coach, they are all so beautiful it would be hard to choose a favorite

    34. Marilyn Hughes Says:

      I love all the team’s coaches. They are gorgeous.

      Not sure how I would decorate one. Maybe black and gold.

    35. Marie Weddle Says:

      Would definitely go with a Steampunk or Halloween theme! :)

    36. Jo Says:

      I would make a gypsy couch!

    37. Cheryl Lee Says:

      Your design team members are AWESOME!! Such talent and imagination! LOVE all the coaches, but my favorite is the top one, the wedding coach. My nephew is getting married in August in an outdoor setting, and that would make a sweet little gift for them, but I would put in into a small outdoor setting. Congrats to Daylan!

    38. Jessica Says:

      I would do a fairy queen coach – I keep commenting with this theme!

    39. Cg Says:

      Silver glitter with florals and perfume inside! Best of both worlds!!!

    40. barb macaskill Says:

      My coach will be used to bring the Formerly- Evil Queen to the ball to show her new, softer side,she is planning on explaining what really happened with the poisoned apples and hopes that the people will listen and give her a chance to prove herself! She will have the 7 Dwarves shackled and ready to confess to the masses that THEY were the ones who poisoned the apple that was given to Snow White!
      There will be lots of black and purple with rich greens and gold in the decor of the coach and the Queen’s dress is a confection of leather and lace that is going to bring every man to his knees!
      macaskillbarbara @yahoo.com
      Congratulations Daylan on your win!

    41. Nancy E Says:

      I am in love with the Cinderella coach!
      It’s just a magical creation!

    42. Rosemarie Grant Says:

      I will turn my coach Into a wedding coach for Cinderella.

    43. Cynthia Penney Says:

      Love the coach, I see the coach in a western steampunk theme. I haven’t worked it out completely but it will be mechanical
      driven by music box.

    44. Louise Kush Says:

      I collect Cinderella dolls and paper dolls and have little coaches, but this one could be the star of a vignette with a staircase in the corner, vintage paper dolls in the background and a Cinderella doll emerging from the most gilded and lace covered coach ever! I LOVE THIS.

    45. Carla Says:

      Love the coach! I would definitely have to make it all glitzy and golden completely fairytale!

    46. Jan K Says:

      I would do an Emily Dickinson themed carriage with her poem “Because I Could Not Stop For Death” and get an early start on Halloween!