• Posts by Category

  • Past Blog Posts:



    Follow Alpha Stamps on Pinterest


    Follow Alpha Stamps on Facebook

    twitter
    rss feedinstagram
     




















    New Dresden and Dresden SALE!

    Filed under Art Projects, Back in Stock, Giveaways, Laura Carson, Newsletters, Sale, Tutorials

    Reminder: The Design Team Call is still open! Note: you can apply as a paper crafter, collage artist, rubber stamper or miniaturist! Short story: deadline for submissions is January 31, 2019. Looking forward to seeing your artwork!
     

    So… we got the Gold Dresden Myrtle LeavesBack in Stock this week (more on that and photos below). And I was looking through the many projects using that trim (most recently some matchbox Christmas ornaments). And as we’re all dreaming of warmer spring weather (and the project is just generally wonderful): I decided to revisit Laura Carson’s Land of the Butterfly Queen!

    There were actually THREE glass books announced on that date (!) but I’m focusing on the larger book (at right and another photo down in the Giveaway section. You can also view more on the original blog post or Laura’s tutorial.

    NOTE: As we’ve moved Web sites since that project, you can use this link for the supply list for this book (on the new site) and a few products Laura used are on clearance sale on the old site (photos and links below, as they’re all part of the Giveaway).

    Laura designed FIVE collage sheets that were announced with these books (psst: all 5 are included in today’s Giveaway)! Two are shown above at left (and another at right) and all of them are perfect for fairies, woodland creatures, wings for adding to figures (or just using as pretty butterflies).

    Plus that set of butterflies & moths shown at right is also available as a digital download set.

    As Laura’s book pages were made of glass, you can see through the pages, so bits of lace or Dresden or paper flowers can be seen between the collage sheet figures. You can see a bit of that effect in the photo at left (which also includes a Paperclay border made from the Ornaments & Settings Silicone Mold and accented with metallic Gilder’s Paste. Wow!

    Now, moving on to some new Dreaden trims… and did I mention they’re on sale?! More info on the FLASH SALE after the new eye candy.

     
    New Dresden!

     
    Dresden Trims ON SALE!

    The whole section is on SALE at 25% off, including all those new options shown above!

    Over 50 options… and check out the 4 highlights below, too.

    The sale ends at midnight on Monday night, January 28th.

    Click: FLASH SALE to see everything!

     
    Hooray for the Revisiting the Land of the Butterfly Queen Giveaway!

    Some of Laura’s supply list is still available on the new site, and these items from that list are included in today’s Giveaway:
    - Gold Dresden Myrtle LeavesBack in Stock (and used on that photo at left)
    - ALL FIVE of Laura’s collage sheets (from fairies to butterflies to woodland creatures!)
    - Tiny Paper Roses – Medium Pink

    PLUS a few more things Laura used are still on the CLEARANCE site and are also in the Giveaway package:
    - Mixed Color 12mm Acrylic Rose Beads
    - Tan Seam Binding (kind of artfully draped around and over many of the pages)
    - 3/8 Inch Looped Ivory Lace
    AND see the 4 highlighted below, too! (Yes, all 7 from the clearance site are in the prize package!)

    Psst! Speaking of the clearance site: If you order from both sites, you can contact Anna in customer service to have shipping from one of your merged orders refunded (after your orders have been placed).

    To enter the Revisiting the Land of the Butterfly Queen 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, January 28, 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 Alice’s Tea/Metal Minis Giveaway from Thursday’s newsletter? That would be Terry Unnold! Congrats! Check your email for info.

      
    Posted by Leslie, January 27th, 2019


    50 Responses to “New Dresden and Dresden SALE!”