Saturday, August 31, 2013

What's New!

NEW Graphic45 12 Days of Christmas
The lavish splendor of the holiday season leaps to life with 12 Days of Christmas, a festive new collection from Graphic 45. Venture into an enchanting land of turtle doves, golden rings, swimming swans and a partridge in a pear tree. This opulent new Graphic 45 collection invokes the Christmas spirit of yesteryear as ladies dance and pipers pipe amid blooming poinsettias, holly and roses. Dazzling plaids, stripes and cut aparts add elegant vintage charm and sophistication. The saturated Graphic 45 12 Days of Christmas color palette captivates with pine greens, berry reds, golden yellows, carnation pinks and soft creams. This extravagant new collection includes 12 beautiful double sided papers, 12x12 and 8x8 paper pads, coordinating chipboard die cuts, sticker sets, stamps, card stock embellishments including flowers, tags and pockets, and banners, along with a 6x6 paper pad containing 36 sheets with coordinating patterns and solids. Creativity is at the top of the list with 12 Days of Christmas from Graphic 45.

Graphic45 Typography
Make your own unique statement with Typography from Graphic 45, a new paper collection that celebrates the art of the printed word. Take a trip back to the time of typewriters and the mechanical printing press, when letters were created with beauty and refinement. Words spring to life on every vibrant page as graceful patterns dace amid sublime stripes and quizzical quotes. The richly saturated Graphic 45 Typography color palette includes azure blues, amaranth reds, fern greens, goldenrod yellows, corn silk creams and charcoal blacks. This glamorous new Graphic 45 collection includes 8 beautiful double sided papers, 12x12 and 8x8 paper pads, coordinating chipboard die cuts, stickers, stamps and card stock tags and pockets embellishments.

 NEW Graphic45 Mother Goose
Graphic 45 has introduced another new adorable paper line called Mother Goose. Most of us remember the wonderful nursery rhymes of Mother Goose and these beautiful papers will certainly bring back memories and make adorable cards and scrapbook pages. Exquisite Graphic 45 papers, embellishments and cling mount stamps.

NEW Tim Holtz Alterations Die Cutting 10% off
Crescent moon and stars, wall clock, bottles and cobwebs lead this New Tim Holtz Alterations release from Sizzix. Cling mount stamps with matching Sizzix die are new to the Tim Holtz Alterations collection. Sizzix dies and Tim Holtz Alterations are waiting for your favorite scrapbooking papers to create unique paper crafting.

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NEW Brenda Walton Sizzix Die Cutting 10% off
Elegant die cutting designs by Brenda Walton bring vintage charm and whimsy to handmade creations. Sizzix and Brenda Walton combine with this release with woodland deer, ice skate, and shadow box.
NEW Simple Stories December Documented
Simple Stories holiday collections are a favorite with scrapbookers near and far, and this years December Documented collection is sure to be the new favorite. The holiday inspired extension of our Life Documented philsophy for sharing your memories in a quick, simple and meaningful way, Simple Stories December Documented is perfect for documenting your holiday memories this season.

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NEW Simple Stories Say Cheese
New Simple Stories Say Cheese collection is guaranteed to have you smiling from ear to ear. With magical papers and dreamy embellishments, Simple Stories Say Cheese is just the ticket for documenting those happy moments with the whole gang, including the Big Cheese himself.
NEW Simple Stories Smarty Pants
Whether your student is in first grade or college, Simple Stories Smarty Pants is the brightest new collection for documenting those brainiacs in your life. Complete with bookish blues, radiant reds, yummy yellows and graphic greens, Simple Stories Smarty Pants is your go to collection for making the grade.
Rachael Bright Sizzix Thinlits Die BOX LONG comes with 4 dies
 NEW Echo Park Photo Freedom Volume 2
Photo Freedom Volume 2 includes a fresh color palette and new designer prints and patterns from Echo Park Paper. Document your every day with the charming sentiments, cool patterns and delightful elements in the Echo Park Photo Freedom Collection.

NEW Echo Park Oh So Thankful
Echo Park Paper designed this fall and family Photo Freedom collection perfect for recording just how blessed we are. Echo Park Oh So Thankful collection includes journaling cards which can be cut out and placed inside or outside the Photo Freedom Photo sleeves.

NEW Echo Park Paper Reflections Collection
Family memories deserve to be preserved with thoughtfulness. The Echo Park Relections collection designed by Lori Whitlock does just that by providing a lovely compilation of regal designs to help tell your families story. Scrapbooking papers, stickers, and chipboard from Echo Park Paper.

NEW Echo Park Reflections Fall
Fall is the perfect time to reflect and be grateful. Welcome autumn with the Echo Park Reflections Fall collection. Hints of vintage book print paper and worn wood appear throughout the Echo Park paper designed by Lori Whitlock. Enjoy the beauty of the changing season with Echo Park Reflections Fall collection.

NEW Glitz Design Wild and Free
Say Hello to Adventure with the new Glitz Design Wild and Free Collection. Double sided and bold scrapbooking papers and stickers from Glitz Design. Buy Glitz Design Wild and Free today and add a bold dash of color to your creative projects.

NEW Glitz Design Finnley
The best part of me is you. Capture those smiles and moments with the New Glitz Design Finnley Collection. Scrapbooking paper, washi tape, and giant rollers from Glitz Design.

NEW Glitz Design Hello December
Holly, jolly, Merry and Bright. Introducing the New Glitz Design Hello December Collection. Double sided scrapbooking paper, giant rhinestones, washi tape and Glitz Design giant rollers.

NEW Glitz Design Raven
The witch is in and the candy bucket is full with the new Glitz Design Raven Collection. Giant rhinestones, Glitz Design scrapbooking paper and Whatnots star in this collection full of angles and color.

NEW Glitz Design Dapper Dan
Hello handsome. Add mustaches, bow ties and arrows to the mix with the Glitz Design Dapper Dan Collection. Double sided scrapbooking papers, rhinestones, stickers and Whatnots from Glitz Design.

NEW Kaisercraft Curiosity
A joyful heart makes a cheerful face. A lovely New scrapbooking collection, Kaisercraft Curiosity. Pears, butterflies and birds lace the double sided scrapbooking papers and Kaisercraft collectibles.

matching mixed media
NEW Kaisercraft Take Note
Our story starts Here, with this lovely New Kaisercraft Take Note Collection. Versatile with a neutral color palette, Kaisercraft Take Note is easy to add to your online shopping cart.

NEW Kaisercraft Tea Party
Do you daydream about cupcakes, strawberries and pink, then the New Kaisercraft Tea Party collection is just for you. Bright, pretty and pink, it's Kaisercraft Tea Party!

NEW Hello Again by Kaitlin Sheaffer
A hip new urban collection filled with trendy details and soft water colored images designed by Kaitlin Sheaffer for Carta Bella Paper. The Hello Again collection offers both vintage styling along with in the now prints and patterns.
NEW Basic Grey 25th and Pine
All roads lead to holiday magic at Basic Grey 25th and Pine, where timeless traditions meet modern design. This Basic Grey collection is decked out with the look of blown glass ornaments, aluminum trees, tinsel, a mix of candy cane red, peppermint green, snowy white, dusty blue and shimmering gold. Basic Grey 25th and Pine is the perfect way to wrap up your holiday season.
 NEW Basic Grey Persimmon
A savory and sweet, hand picked variety of autumn flavors is yours with Basic Grey Persimmon collection. Perfectly ripe patterns mingle with orange, red, seasonal gold, and a touch of dark ebony blue creating a full canopy of fall foliage at your creative fingertips from Basic Grey.
NEW Dylusions by Dyan Reaveley
New Dylusions by Dyan Reaveley including stencils and cling mount rubber stamps. Halloween rubber stamps including Boney Maloney and stencils.
Stampington Magazines
 Somerset Holiday and Celebrations Magazine 2013
Christmas, Halloween, Valentines Day, Birthdays, and more, there is always a reason to be festive with Somerset Holidays and Celebrations. Are you looking to add a little DIY touch to your holiday decor or create a handcrafted gift this holiday season. Look no further. Discover the magic of handcrafted holidays with page after page of inspired art for every season and gathering. This beautiful and sentimental publication is sure to become a part of your holiday traditions.

Somerset Studio Magazine Sept Oct 2013
You asked for it, and we are giving our readers another look at The Freckled Army in the September October edition of Somerset Studio. Be sure to check out the sinister results of our Haunted Challenge, an Artist Profile on La Dolce Vitas Caterina Giglio, an informative look at making Gelli Prints, and a breathtaking encaustic collection by Connie Freedman. In addition to some of the best features we have had, Jen Osborn talks about her art journaling process, and Becky Shander shares beautiful artwork inspired by the seaside, the perfect cap to a creative summer.
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Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Card technique using Memory Box dies

Today's video is highlighting a technique that I am sure you are going to love. Negative images are all the rage right now. I'll show you today how to use your Memory Box, My Favorite Things and other thin dies to create some super fun negative images. Don't limit yourself to letters, the possibilities are endless! 
Ursula Schneider