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Beauty & Grunge Mega Mixed Media Kit Sample Pages

Smile by Maiko Kosugi

Yesterday we unveiled the second installment of Beauty and Grunge Mixed Media Mega Kit.  As announced, this edition has another batch of internationally known designers who are turning this mixed media kit in to a mega, four designer/four layout kit. When you purchase the kit, you get video tutorials from: Georgia HealdStacey YoungMaiko Kosugi and Olga HeldweinYou can follow the videos along and create your own layouts as they are showing you step by step how they created theirs.

In the event you more “Beauty” than “grunge” or more “Grunge” than “Beauty”, we had each designer create a second layout using another designers products. We didn’t give you a second video or instructions but after watching the designer videos, you’ll get a sense of their style and process. So inspiration is all around.

Time to show you those amazing layouts? Makes you want to buy two sets of the kit, right? And just wait till you see Mona Pendleton’s sample pages tomorrow – you might want a third set. 🙂

Stacey Young uses products from Olga Heldwein’s selection:

Stacey Young Bonus Sample Happy
Stacey Young Bonus Sample Happy

Olga Heldwein used products from Maiko Kosugi’s selection:

Olga Heldwein Moment Layout
Olga Heldwein Moment Layout

Georgia Heald used products from Stacey Young’s Selection:

Is it just me or can Georgia rock the softer side of things just as well as the hardcore and darker stuff? Just sayin’

Bonus Sample by Georgia Heald Sample
Bonus Sample by Georgia Heald Sample

Maiko Kosugi used products from Georgia Heald’s selection:

Smile by Maiko Kosugi
Smile by Maiko Kosugi

 

Seriously not sure which layouts I like better but I do know that these designers ROCKED this kit and so can you!!!!  There’s so much packed in to this kit you might be seeing flowers when you finish it. 🙂

Reminder – International customers… so seldom we throw this out there but for our Beauty and Grunge Mixed Media Mage kit, we are offering you a shipping included rate. It’s a little higher than our US customers are paying but a great deal since shipping on a kit this weight tends to be around $33-38 depending on location. Be sure to click “Bill Me actual Shipping” at check out – we won’t bill you.  We do ask that you not add other heavy items to the order. If adding other kits or album kits, we will have to charge you the difference.  If you want a piece or two of laser chipboards, stencils or stamps… fine to add at no additional cost.

Hope you’ve enjoyed the look in to this special kit. Tomorrow we’ll be posting pages from Mona Pendleton.

And when we get a moment, we NEED to add all that new Blue Fern Studios – we have Sanctuary in stock as well as a bunch of other fabulous new chippies!  Also have a box of ScrapFX sitting around that we need to add and another box on it’s way. And have I mentioned lately that 13Arts is coming soon!  So much going on.

Reminder – Please note we will be closed for the holiday weekend next Thursday/Friday – November 27/28th.

Thanks,

Janene

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Beauty and Grunge Mega Mixed Media Kit is Here!

Smile by Georgia Heald (B&G Nov 2014)

Finally the wait is over!!! The second installment of Beauty and Grunge Mixed Media Mega Kit is here!  Our next edition has another batch of internationally known designers who are turning this mixed media kit in to a mega, four designer/four layout kit. You will get video tutorials from: Georgia HealdStacey YoungMaiko Kosugi and Olga HeldweinYou will easily be able to make 4 layouts if you follow along with our designers and their online tutorials plus there’s going to be a bunch of extras so you can do even more!

Are you more “Beauty” than “grunge” or more “Grunge” than “Beauty”?  No problem – we have you covered! Each of our designers created a second layout using another designers products. We didn’t give you a second video or instructions but after watching the designer videos, you’ll get a sense of their style and process. So inspiration is all around.

And as if that weren’t enough… we had a friend of ours do another 4 sample layouts that were created by the ever talented Mona Pendleton!

Just to be clear since I tend to ramble, the kit is intended for you to make four pages in total. You’ll have the ability to pick and chose which layouts and styles you want to create.

Is that enough? Even though that answer is a definitive yes…. we bring you more!As we previously announced, we were able to pull together some special components for this kit. First, we have an exclusive stamp set that was mainly designed by Georgia Heald with a little added from me.  Georgia created some hand drawn stitched circle stamps that are a must have an only available in this kit!  Please note the stamp was mis-marked but theres no mistaking Georgia’s style on it.  In fact should we give you peek….

Beauty and Grunge November 2014 Exclusive Stamp Set
Beauty and Grunge November 2014 Exclusive Stamp Set. Designed by Georgia Heald / Janene Meyerowitz

LOVE IT!!!!!  So obvious which pieces Georgia designed!  Can’t wait to use it!!!

Next up, we prepared an exclusive 12″ x 12″ stencil for it but when we submitted it to The Crafters Workshop for them to cut it for us, they loved it so much that you’ll be seeing this as a stencil under their label in January. The 6″ x 6″ is going to be fun!  So the one we have for you in the kit is a pre-released stencil! Who doesn’t love getting their hands on something a little early?   Here’s a peek….

B&G-Nov-2014-Stencil-web
B&G-Nov-2014-Stencil-web

We also had our friends at Blue Fern Studios laser cut us an exclusive set of chipboard for this kit. I won’t who you that as we have to leave a little to the imagination don’t we?  Titles include: Happy, Smile, Just a Glimpse and This Moment.

What else could be included? lots to say the very least. You can find a complete list of products here.

So the moment you have all been waiting for… the layouts….

Smile by Georgia Heald (B&G Nov 2014)
Smile by Georgia Heald (B&G Nov 2014)
This Moment by Maiko Kosugi
This Moment by Maiko Kosugi
Olga Heldwein Beauty & Grunge Layout
Olga Heldwein Beauty & Grunge Layout
Just Us by Stacey Young
Just Us by Stacey Young

What do you think?  Each of the layouts above When you purchase the kit, you get full access to limited viewing of the four tutorials above. We’ll also send you color photo step-by-step directions for these four layouts.  The other layouts we’ll show do not come with direction but after viewing the designer videos, you’ll have a better sense of their process.

Hope you like. Kits are limited. We are offering it in 2 different formats for our US based customers – complete and basic. Only difference this go around is the complete includes 2 bottles of Color Bloom Sprays from Prima – Tea Stained and Pressed Petals.

International customers… so seldom we throw this out there but for our Beauty and Grunge Mixed Media Mage kit, we are offering you a shipping included rate. It’s a little higher than our US customers are paying but a great deal since shipping on a kit this weight tends to be around $33-38 depending on location. Be sure to click “Bill Me actual Shipping” at check out – we won’t bill you.  We do ask that you not add other heavy items to the order. If adding other kits or album kits, we will have to charge you the difference.  If you want a piece or two of laser chipboards, stencils or stamps… fine to add at no additional cost.

Hope you’ve enjoyed the loo in to this special kit. We’ll post more int he coming days – including the other samples and pages from Mona Pendleton.

And when we get a moment, we NEED to add all that new Blue Fern Studios – we have Sanctuary in stock as well as a bunch of other fabulous new chippies!  Also have a box of ScrapFX sitting around that we need to add and another box on it’s way. And have I mentioned lately that 13Arts is coming soon!  So much going on.

Please note we will be closed for the holiday weekend next Thursday/Friday – November 27/28th.

Thanks,

Janene

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New 7Dots Studio and Georgia Heald Stamps

Spread Your Wings Stamp Set by Georgia Heald

Hardly seems right to be making one blog post for so many amazing products.

First up, we have 2 new exclusive stamp sets designed by the one and only Georgia Heald!  Georiga’s style and works are always recognizable as she mixes it up to create stunningly beautiful and sometime haunting pieces. Regardless of the final look she displays, her works are always remarkable. So in typical Geortgia fashion, we get to bring you two amazing stamp sets also like no others out there (at least that were are aware of).

First, Georgia’s Industrial Part.  How cool?

Industrial Parts Stamp Set by Georgia Heald
Industrial Parts Stamp Set by Georgia Heald

Second, the hand drawn Spread Your Wings and Fly set! I really don’t have to say a word about these…

Spread Your Wings Stamp Set by Georgia Heald
Spread Your Wings Stamp Set by Georgia Heald

Can you imagine the samples Georgia is going to make with these?  I am counting down. Although you might just be seeing a different kit from her sooner than later… remember Beauty and Grunge?  We did a June kit that has sold out. It’s a mash up of 4 designers. Well… cat out of the bag… GEORGIA HEALD is one of the 4 designers partaking in the November kit!!!!! And the three others… we’ll announce them real soon.  Some are existing Scrapbook Diaries designers and one new one. New to us but certainly not new to the industry. So stay tuned for more on that.

OK, back to new products actually in the store and ready to be shipped out… BRAND NEW 7DOTS Studio! 3 new lines….

Thoughts Keeper by one of my favorite paper designers… Olga Heldwein. Oh shoot, I said we’d wait to announce more Beauty and grunge designers but if we mention Olga, it would just be wrong not to mention she’s yet another fabulous designer partaking in our Beauty and grunge November kit!!!!! Let the count down till it’s release begin…2 weeks. OK, again getting off track… Olga designed the fabulous Messy Head Collection for 7Dots a whole back. Her latest line, Thoughts Keeper is awesome! The beautiful colors are the perfect background for any of your needs. I have to say, they are even more beautiful in person. But be warned – you can’t get just one sheet of each, you need at least two since who can desired which to use, front or back. Both stunning!

Thoughts Keeper Collection Kit 7Dots SDPP0127
Thoughts Keeper Collection Kit 7Dots SDPP0127

Soulmates, another stunning collection filled with beautiful backgrounds and a great color palate. Perfect for some vintage themed projects.

Soulmates Collection Kit 7Dots SDPP0128
Soulmates Collection Kit 7Dots SDPP0128

And last but certainly not least, Destination Unknown. This nautical based collection makes me wish I were a pirate.  As if to come out from the depths of the ocean and pirate maps.  OK, maybe not calling all pirates but it’s certainly alluring with the rich color palate.

Destination Unknown Collection Kit SDPP0126
Destination Unknown Collection Kit SDPP0126

Great collections, right?  I emailed Tusia over at 7Dots and told her I think I need to order more and that was when i unpacked the boxes for the first time.  You will be seeing lots of these papers in upcoming kits. They’re just perfect for so many things!

Thanks for stopping in.  And to leave you with the what’s coming soon…. a new kit from Gabrielle Pollacco this Friday!  Let’s be honest, all her layouts are beautiful right?  I think this one is one of my favorites to date. Do I always say that? Maybe I do but I just get so excited when I see the products used and then come together in a watt I would have never put together Seriously -it will go quick. I am trying to stock as much as I can to fill as many orders as we can.

So Friday if not sooner We also have more Blue Fern Studios and ScrapFX to add to the store front. And Pion is on the way from Sweden!!!!

Thanks,

Janene

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New Blue Fern Studios in the Shop

Circle Code by Georgia Heald for Blue Fern

Finally… after days and weeks of promising I was going to add new Blue Fern Studios chipboard to the storefront… it’s here – it’s there… You can find all here.

Most notably are 2 amazing pieces by the ever fabulous GEORGIA HEALD. In true Georgia style…

Triangle Eclipse from Blue Fern
Triangle Eclipse from Blue Fern
Circle Code by Georgia Heald for Blue Fern
Circle Code by Georgia Heald for Blue Fern

Love them right?  I also expanded on the ever so popular Graduating Circles and finally made a set of Graduating Squares. What took me so long? 🙂

Graduated Squares Chipboard from Blue Fern
Graduated Squares Chipboard from Blue Fern

And of course Michele Singh added a bunch of amazing pieces. Here are just a few we have in the store right now…

Collage Frame from Blue Fern
Collage Frame from Blue Fern
Jeweled Treasure Frame from Blue Fern
Jeweled Treasure Frame from Blue Fern

 

Better late than never right?  🙂 I also have to spend some time and all of those lovely flowers and papers and goodies from Prima.  Soon, I promise. Kits this week – Wednesday – Gabrielle Pollacco – a purple Maja BEAUTY!!!!

 

 

 

 

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Life Mixed Media Kit by Georgia Heald

Life by Georgia Heald

Happy Friday!  Thought we almost had a week without a kit and then came Georgia… Georgia Heald created another AMAZING layout for us. This one entitled, Life, is filled with Georgia’s signature style and unique look. Purchasing this mixed media kit, allows you access to the private online tutorial where she takes us through her process in addition to all the supplies (see complete product list here).

Life by Georgia Heald
Life by Georgia Heald (MMK96)

I loved following along on this one. Had so much fun making the bonus sample as well…

Life Bonus Sample (MMK96)
Life Bonus Sample (MMK96)

Wasn’t sure what to make of the Gold Foil Mica Flakes at first. Not sure why I doubted since they’re one of the newest products released by Finnabair for Prima. I should know if it has her name on it, it’s bound to be fabulous!  In fact, we just received a huge allotment of her mediums and textures. More coming next week as well.

Lots coming up. We’ll have several more Prima kits – both Steff Miller‘s Epiphany Album featured a few weeks ago and Frank Garcia‘s Coffee Break Album.  In addition, frank made us another exclusive kit featuring some UHK and Pion papers in a beach theme.  Perfect way to end the summer and recap all your favorite beach memories.

 

thanks,

Janene

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Georgia Heald Stamps

Never Give Up by Georgia Heald

Have you seen the latest stamps designed by the one and only Georgia Heald for The Scrapbook Diaries?  Georgia’s talent is beyond amazing!

Here she shows us how she uses her newest stamps to make her signature style pop.

Never Give Up by Georgia Heald
Never Give Up by Georgia Heald
Never Give Up by Georgia Heald
Never Give Up by Georgia Heald
Never Give Up by Georgia Heald
Never Give Up by Georgia Heald Cloe Up
Remember This Card by Georgia Heald
Remember This Card by Georgia Heald

 

Georgia Heald Sewing Notion Stamp Set
Georgia Heald Sewing Notion Stamp Set
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Wonderful by Georgia Heald

Wonderful by Georgia Heald (MMK92)

Georgia Heald is back with another amazing layout for us! Her latest mixed media kit features Cold Country paper from 7Dots along with some Blue Fern chippies that make this one stand out.  The Lilac and turquoise pack a punch on the dark paper.  In addition to Georgia’s latest kit, we are also excited to announce 2 more stamp sets designed by Georgia for The Scrapbook Diaries!  They’re so new Georgia doesn’t even have them yet (don’t worry – we’re getting them to her ASAP).

Wonderful

wonderful-MMK92

You can find a complete list of materials included along with the sample bonus page.  You get the materials and access to Georgia’s online Tutorial when you purchase the kit!

And since I am sure you are anxiously awaiting, here’s Georgia’s two new stamps sets!

Georgia-Watermarks Georgia-Sewing-Notions

And in case you missed her first stamp set for us…

Georgas Zip Stamp

And I have to give a HUGE thank you to the ever wonderful Frank Garcia! Frank designed some amazing packaging for our new stamp sets and some other goodies we will be coming out with soon.  Here’s a peek at Georgia’s label (LOVE the logo Georgia made)..

Georgia-Label

International Shipping Rates:

I have already received a lot of inquiries regarding shipping. If interested in the stencils and/or stamp sets only, these items are very light. We do ship in a stay flat envelope which is a little more costly.  These are the pricing we are willing to quote. If interested, pleasecontact us with items and shipping address. we can send invoice for payment.

1-2 stamp sets/stencils: US$9

3-4 stamp sets/stencils: US$11.50

5-6 stamp sets/stencils: US$13.50

Want Georgia’s Kit and stamps sets – shipping is $16.75 via first class mail.

I do hope this helps. Of course if interested in other items, please feel free to contact us with a list of items and address and we will do our best to accommodate and ship as low as we can. Please note we do use the US Postal Service and are able to ship packages under 4 pounds (approx. 1.8kg) via first class mail. All other packages must be shipped via Priority Mail. 

That’s it for today!

Next week… Wednesday – another kit from the one and only Gabrielle Pollacco featuring Maja papers and guess what? We have something else up our sleeve.  Gabi is joining our list of designers who have created their own stamp sets!

Hope you all have a great weekend.

Janene

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XOXO by Georgia Heald

XOXO by Georgia Heald

Pinch me I am dreaming….. I am a huge fan of so many designers, looks and techniques…But when it comes to getting me on an emotional level… nobody gets me like Georgia Heald. I have long been a fan of her dramatic looks and ability to creatively weave products and techniques in to masterpieces.  So when Georgia agreed to make some layouts/kits for us… I just about fell off my chair.

In trying to figure out what products and pieces to send her, we started talking. I had a hard time coming up with stamps that seemed “Georgia-ess” so I said how about you design something.  Well ask and you shall get… Georgia designed an AMAZING stamp set for us.  The zipper stamp set designed by Georgia is included in the kit. It’s a 4″x6″ plate with 4 see are zipper pieces that can be string together to create multiple zipper needs.  I think her layout, XOXO speaks for itself…

xoxo1

Amazing right?  Love everything about this layout! In addition to the stamp set currently not available anywhere else, Georgia also used a brand new Crafters Workshop stencil.  The 6″x6″ XOXO stencil was designed by Kasia Krzyminska for The Crafters Workshop. TCW was ever so kind to give us a batch early. If you ordered the Beauty and Grunge kit (note – we have a handful left and when it is sold out – it’s out), then you already have it so be sure to just order the Basic version of Georgia’s kit if you have it. And if you didn’t get the Beauty and Grunge kit, you’ll want the complete XOXO kit as this stencil rocks!

As with most kits we do, I made a bonus sample. Worthy? Probably  not but I had a really good time doing.  When you purchase the kit, you’ll get access to Georgia’s online tutorial as well as the products need to follow along and a few extras to create a second page. Here is my sample:

Imagine Bonus Sample

Title on this is not included. I don’t usually like to show you extras not included but… first picture of layout didn’t come out so when I realized I had already added this chipboard piece from ScrapFX.. it’s perfect for the layout isn’t it?  You can find out complete supply of these type of titles here.

Thanks for stopping by. We have SO much lined up. To be honest I just can’t keep up.  Elena Morgun‘s Memories Album Kits will begin shipping out tomorrow. Georgia’s are ready to go. Then I need to start working on kits from Celine Regnier, Elena Tretiakova, Nadia Cannizzo, Olga Heldwein and Gabrielle Pollacco.  Do I have the best job EVER?

I think this is the longest post I have ever made. I guess I got a little excited! Thanks for stopping by. All good stuff coming!

Janene