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    New Miniature Artwork by Shannon Cooper & related FLASH SALE!

    Filed under Art Projects, Giveaways, Miniatures, Newsletters, Sale, Shannon Cooper

    That Design Team Member Shannon Cooper is such a wonder! Just look at the tiny Bus Stop, 1950 below!
     

    First of all, for scale, yes that little scene is inside an Altoids Tin lid (filled with new Green Turf Grass… with some yellow “leaves” from sprinkles of fluff from the tree). I’m not sure what Shannon used as leaves, but some tiny bits of the Clump Foliage – Fall Mix would work well for tiny “leaves” in this scale.

    The people and the bench (both new) are 1:48 scale (and the other items pressed into service look right at home in this 1/4 scale scene).

    I love the transformation Shannon made of a Tiny Little Shadowbox House with a couple of the window panes on the sides (from the many window options) from the new Station Details Doors & Windows. (Those windows are made for half scale (1:24 scale) but Shannon used just a couple of the window panes from a larger window for her wee bus stop building.)

    And the sidewalk? It’s made from leftover chipboard pieces (meant to be the roof of the Tiny Little Shadowbox House)!

    Next up in surprising transformations: that little bus stop sign (and the trash can behind it): a round number bead is the sign (on a toothpick) and the trash can is a piece of a Christmas tree light (see the little inset photo).

    Great job, Shannon! There’s even more info about surprising craft supplies on Shannon’s blog post. And here’s a link to all her supplies.

     
    New Miniatures!

    Die-Cut 3D Chipboard ON SALE!

    I just finished some housekeeping, and I’ve split the Die-Cut Chipboard into FIVE sections:
    - Die-Cut 3D in the collage supplies section (various sizes)
    - Chipboard Kits in the miniatures section (a mix of 3D and flat items in smaller sizes with specs for 1:12 or 1:24 scales)
    - Die-Cut Borders & Fences & Trims (all the ornate goodies like wrought iron fences)
    - Die-Cut Frames & Windows
    - Die-Cut Shapes (this is a mix of flat chipboard items in simpler silhouette shapes, plus envelopes and ticket journals that are scored for folding, AND all of the laser-cut acrylic items, too)

    Since the little house Shannon used as her bus stop is in the Die-Cut 3D section — that whole section is on SALE at 20% off!

    Over 100 options… including the 4 highlights below. You’d think with all that rearranging that the new sections wouldn’t be this large, but we have a lot of chipboard!

    The sale ends at midnight on Friday night, January 18th.

    Click: FLASH SALE to see everything!

     
    Hooray for the Tiny Bus Stop Giveaway!

    I’ve picked out a bunch of goodies from Shannon’s supply list to include in today’s Giveaway:
    - Tiny Little Shadowbox Houses 3 (and that’s a set of 2 little houses!)
    - Silver Number Beads
    - New 1/4 Scale Park Bench (so cute!)
    - New 1/4 Scale Tiny People
    - New Green Turf Grass
    - Haunted Ship Travel Collage Sheet (shown at right)

    PLUS a couple more items that caught my eye:
    - China Cabinet House Wallpapers Collage Sheet (this may seem an odd choice, but it has windows and a brick wall sized for 1/4 scale)
    - New Mini Blossoms – Pink, Yellow, Violet (you might want some pink or purple tiny flowers for your scene)

    To enter the Tiny Bus Stop 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, January 18, 2019).

    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 That Better Be Chocolate Giveaway from Sunday’s newsletter? That would be Suzie Quebedeaux! Congrats! Check your email for info.

      
    Posted by Leslie, January 17th, 2019


    44 Responses to “New Miniature Artwork by Shannon Cooper & related FLASH SALE!”

    1. Bonnie Moran Says:

      So detailed!

    2. Nadine Says:

      Love all the miniatures!

    3. Rhonda S Says:

      I love it. So tiny.

    4. Kat Cashwell Says:

      I am loving all the new miniatures!!!!

    5. Jo Says:

      OMG – so cute! I love it!

    6. Anne W Says:

      I just love little scenes like this. Great!

    7. Ann F. Says:

      The bus stop scene is absolutely amazing!!

    8. Pauline Martin Says:

      That is so cute. What a gem to do. Love it 🥰

    9. Debora L. Says:

      Love the haunted ship collage sheet and all the tiny people and furniture!

    10. francine perri Says:

      I love the bus scene and the figures are adorable

    11. Leanna Alverson Says:

      this is adorable!

    12. Jen J Says:

      This is awesome!! Glad you are carrying tiny people too

    13. Traci Says:

      So cute-She is the queen of miniature projects.

    14. Jen R Says:

      This is so cute!

    15. Angie M Says:

      I’m absolutely gaga over miniatures!

    16. Barb Macaskill Says:

      This is a totally adorable little scene! I am hoping that the people become available in 1:12 scale too! Terri really made this scene come to life! TFS!

    17. Barb Macaskill Says:

      Oops! Brainfart time! I was thinking Shannon but my fingers typed Terri instead! Guess this is why I should not try doing more than one thing at a time! Off to call my friend Terri since she seems to be on my mind!

    18. Barbara A Says:

      Love Miniatures especially quarter scale, so this is right up my alley! The people are an awesome addition. My version would have the lady walking a dog past the bus stop…..love putting animals in my scenes.

    19. Jean Marmo Says:

      This work with miniatures is just amazing! Just delightful!

    20. Dianna Says:

      I love all the new miniatures! The detail painting on the people that Shannon did is amazing. All her special techniques on her project is cleaver. Her use of the corrugated cardboard for the roof and the original roof pieces turned into the sidewalk brilliant! The windows in the bus stop is wonderful. I would love to win this fabulous giveaway to give myself a chance to be creative.

    21. Linda Strickland Says:

      all I can say is wow. Makes me wish I had little tiny hands to do this. My hands can be a bit clumsy but would love to give it a try.

    22. Sandie Says:

      Very cute, I really like this one.

    23. Sandy Says:

      Right down my alley, love the miniatures!

    24. Aggie Stiefer Says:

      Stunning

    25. Denise Bryant Says:

      Adorable Bus Stop scene!

    26. Dennis L Says:

      Love this miniature scene!! Great work, Shannon!

    27. Karen Mallory Says:

      Yikes! that is so tiny!! And so adorable!

    28. Kathy Toews Says:

      This is some good stuff. Love the little scenes.

    29. Peggy Manning Says:

      Well,uou keep getting deeper and deeper into my base hobby of miniatures. Makes it easier and easier to find items to work with. Thanks so much for adding to your mini inventory. So many cuties.PeginOKC

    30. Laurie B Says:

      I’m so glad I found this website and there are other folks out there who are just as crazy for miniatures as i am. Love this tiny project :)

    31. Kathy S. Says:

      Such a clever scene.

    32. Kathryn Asbahr Says:

      So glad to see you carrying more quarter scale stuff. This is so nicely done.

    33. Susan ML Says:

      Fantastic miniature work, Shannon! Your attention to detail and creative use of common objects are just what makes your projects really shine.

    34. Nancy AT Says:

      This is so adorable in a funky kind of way. Makes me want to capture street scenes myself! Great imagery!

    35. Celia Says:

      Very different and cool!

    36. Marilyn B. Hughes Says:

      Fantastic! I love working with miniatures also.

    37. Rose Furlong Says:

      This is wonderful, I love the 1/4 Miniatures!

    38. Lesia Says:

      The bus stop looks like so much fun! Makes me want to work on minis all day!

    39. Nancy E Says:

      Love working with miniatures and having people in the mix, what’s not to love!

    40. Chris K. Says:

      Your stuff is just so much fun.

    41. Laura Callies Says:

      This is amazing💕

    42. Nan Wytman Says:

      Wonderful scene, Love it.

    43. Ruth Goodger Says:

      Good to see kitbashing inI. Quarterscale. And tiny figures!

    44. Peggie Hughes Says:

      I would have never recognized the trash can as part of a Christmas bulb.