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    A Sweet, Simple House and Halloween?!

    Filed under Art Projects, Back in Stock, Giveaways, Newsletters, Nichola Battilana, Sale, Spring Farmhouse Kit

    Simple Things House by Design Team Member Nichola Battilana

    Oh, isn’t that the sweetest little house shrine?! I love how Nichola rearranged the Mini House Front Box and added a roof… more info on how she did that is in this intro from Nichola’s blog post:

    While I am a HUGE fan of farting around on a project for ages and ages, and taking a zillion times longer than I should, and fiddling with a 100 different pieces and adding 14 dozen different types of embellishments… sometimes the opposite is nice.

    Sometimes, I like playing with a couple of sheets of paper that already match. Let’s face it, some days just aren’t made for thinking too much. Some days designing and making arty farty choices is hard!

    That’s kind of how this wee house came around. I just sort of day dreamed as I went along.

    Now, I know what you’re saying, “Ummm, Nichola… you altered that Mini House Front Box for the base. That isn’t exactly taking the daydreamy easy route.”

    Cross my lazy heart it didn’t take much to change the house box. I simply omitted the back piece, trimmed the tabs on the sides, and added a folded bit of card to make the roof.

    “Ok, fine. But look at all those fiddly bits inside!”

    Nah! There are only 9 fussy cut elements inside that house (and four of those are butterflies which really hardly count at all!) The elements are cut from Spring Farmhouse Simple Things Scrapbook Paper, and Spring Farmhouse 8×8 Paper Pad. The pretty vintage girl is from the Flower Girls Collage Sheet.

    As for the outside, I really didn’t do anything. I just covered the front and sides with a sheet from the Spring Farmhouse Pad. And used a wood look paper to for the roof. A butterfly and snipped sentiment and that’s it!

    (Okay, I did stamp emboss the roof a bit but it would have been just as pretty without that extra touch)

    Beautiful! I love Nichola’s artwork! Remember to come back after reading the rest of Nichola’s blog post for new goodies, a new sale and a drawing to win EVERYTHING in Nichola’s supply list!

    New & Back in Stock Goodies! (and Halloween!)

    Hallowe'en In Wonderland Collector's Edition 12x12 Pack
    Back in Stock!

    Ooh! Do you remember that fab Halloween in Wonderland Room Box by Teri Calia (shown at left)? Well, all the papers Teri used to decorate her room box are in this Collector's Edition 12x12 Pack!

    More info is in the original blog post and you can also see Teri's supply list.

    Tracy Roos Collage Sheets ON SALE!

    Inspired by Nichola’s artwork: ALL Tracy Roos Collage Sheets are on SALE at 50% off!

    Beside that sweet collage sheet with the girl in Nichola’s artwork, Tracy’s collage sheets include themes from Easter to Halloween to Christmas!

    The sale ends at midnight TOMORROW NIGHT, March 18th.

    Click: FLASH SALE to see everything!

    Simple Things House Giveaway!

    Yes, I said it! EVERYTHING in Nichola’s Supply List is included in today’s Giveaway!

    Just click on this Supply List link for photos and links to everything in Nichola’s artwork, which are also all included in the Giveaway!

    Note: if an item is duplicated in the Spring Farmhouse Kit (included in the Giveaway) and also listed separately in the supply list, I’m just including one of those items.

    To enter the Simple Things House 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, March 18, 2019).

    And what are you going to make?

    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 A Miniature Collector’s Giveaway from Thursday’s newsletter? That would be Janet Stoffel! Congrats! Check your email for info.

    Posted by Leslie, March 17th, 2019

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