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    A Paris Street Painter and a French Images SALE!

    Filed under Art Projects, Back in Stock, Collage Sheets, Giveaways, Laura Carson, Sale, Streets of Paris

    Wow! Can you believe we’re at “episode” TEN of Design Team Member Laura Carson’s The Streets of Paris series?

    Note: You can easily look back at the previous posts in this series; the last one was the upstairs Librairie Ancienne & Moderne — Old & Modern Bookstore, shown at left.

    I think there may just be one (two?) more posts in this series (I know… so sad to see the series ending).

    But let’s focus on the new project:
    A Paris Street Painter.
     


     

    I love what Laura has made from the new Small Peddlers Cart! This new version is 5″ long (including the handle portion), 5-3/4″ tall, and 2″ deep (without counting the wheel axles).

    Here’s a bit of text from Laura’s blog post as an introduction:
    On the sidewalk outside of the shops, you’ll find a street artist painting scenes of Paris. The red awning over the peddler’s cart says “Paintings for Sale”. Underneath is a crate full of paintings, a cashbox, and an artist palette.

    There are even more paintings hanging on the outside of the cart plus another crate of paintings sitting on the sidewalk.

    Next to the cart is a chair with an attached umbrella to keep away the sun while she paints. In addition, there is an easel with two finished paintings and a paint set. I’m guessing she is over at Cafe du Noir for lunch.

    Laura created a new collage sheet today (with tons of impressionist paintings of Paris).

    Psst… Laura is giving away a bunch of freebies on her blog post, too, like that red awning, umbrella, and money! (hmm… free money)

    See everything Laura used in her supply list. Come back after enjoying her new video tutorial (and lots more info & photos) for new items, a new French-themed sale, and a Giveaway drawn from Laura’s supply list!
     

    New & Back in Stock Items!

     
     
    French Images Collection ON SALE!

    FLASH SALE! Inspired by Laura’s new artwork! This is a 20% off discount coupon: enter promo code FRENCH when you check out. (The discount will only effect the items in your cart from the sale section… read on!)

    EVERYTHING in the French Images FLASH SALE Section is WAS on sale — over 50 products, including the 4 highlights below. Note: this is WAS a mix of items from the Marie Antoinette Collage Sheets and French Digital Images sections!

    The discount is on top of current sale prices! (On top of current sale prices = 30% to 50% off!) The coupon expires at midnight on Saturday night, September 15th.

    Click here: French Images FLASH SALE Section to see everything included and remember to add coupon FRENCH when you check out!

     
    More French Vintage ON SALE!

    I’ve picked out some items from the clearance sale AND I just marked down the sale prices further! See more in the French Vintage Theme. Note: These are on the clearance site so are at a different URL and are not part of the coupon sale, but they are now on sale at 70% off! That new markdown includes everything in the French Vintage Theme! PLUS: all 4 of the choices below are included in today’s Giveaway!

     
    Hooray for the Paris Painter’s Giveaway!

    I just had to show another photo of the painter’s cart! I love how the Tiny Chipboard Crates look painted bright red… and they are included in this Giveaway!

    Here’s a few more items from Laura’s supply list that I’m adding to today’s prize package:
    - Chipboard Border Strips – Shells (also painted red, and used as trim across the sides of the cart)
    - Laura’s new Paris Paintings Collage Sheet
    - 33mm Gold Spear Crystal Connectors (I should make this a quiz to see if you can find them… but I’ll tell you: they are used to hang pictures on the cart and as a stand to stand pictures up on the cart)
    - AND: the Small Peddlers Cart itself!

    And remember: my 4 picks from the French Vintage Theme on the clearance site are included, too! (Scroll up just a bit to see them.) See more French Vintage Theme Sale Items.

    To enter the Paris Painter’s 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 Night, September 15, 2018).

    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).

    Hey, who won the Halloween Essentials Giveaway from Sunday’s newsletter? That would be Geri! Congrats! Check your email for info.

      
    Posted by Leslie, September 13th, 2018


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