Happy Easter from Us to You!
Happy Arty Earth Day! Writing this late friday night 22nd April 2022 (22.4.22, great number!) ... Everything from Tim, Idea-Ology and Sizzix are now in stock - Curio Clocks, Mini Barrels, Vignette Card Files, Thinlits, 3D Embossing Folders, Distress Texture Pastes and Mediums, Surfacez (paper with integrity of fabric) and more! Storage (May 2022), binder strip adaptors (next week) and Tim's new sticky handy Media Grip Mat (also in May) will here one day, won't take long. Read further for details about all our other newest arrivals ... Have a fabulous arty weekend.
Dyan Reaveley's Dylusions Stamps and Washi Tapes ... These are still "new" cos I'm still using them every weekend! lol :) Its such a fun awesome collection in the form of fun teapots, teacakes and teacups (aka Coffee cups with saucers! lol) and the versatile narrow washi tapes (black and white) are making fantastic dividers and borders with scraps plonked on the page, just because.
There are whispers in the wind that we'll have new Dylusions treasures soon. I love Dyan's designs :) They create smiles while rummaging through the stash looking to see what to use (or looking for funny quotes or something silly) as well as while using to create art. We get an extra bonus smile afterwards too, if we show it to someone - even if they don't like what we make, they still smile and say it looks "interesting" or "different"! ha ha ha Who cares, it feels awesome to create and simply must be done every day, even if simply scribbling in a corner of the book to see if a pen works...! Its all good.
On Dyan's shelves of Dylusions, we have fresh boxes of her versatile thin black and white washi tape, wonderful tea time and character stamps, the bestest Hat ever (Mad Hatter would love it too), candy canes, cups and saucers, tea pots (ahem, coffee pots!), lollypops, borders, dolly heads, cakes and other most excellent illustrations for us to simply stamp and colour in, or add to journals, Dyalogs (planners), cards, mixed media, books and collage masterpieces! Fun for everyone every day :)
Darkroom Door has amanzing new designs too ... stamp sets, backgrounds, abstract art, beautiful and crafty quotes, collage designs with matching stencils - so many original and versatile designs. Love the waves and the ink bottles and those collage stamps are simply awesome. Find them all here in the "What's New!" category or use the menu above (might look like 3 horizontal lines) to visit the Darkroom Door collection. Awesome fab designs that go well with everything else! Love it when my faves play nicely together!
Distress Crayon - Bundled Sage ... Did you know that the beautiful light Earthy green, Bundled Sage, was not included in any of the Distress Crayon sets? Thankfully I have sourced a big boxful, so now we have the whole complete range of Tim Holtz Distress Crayons and great range of storage tins in stock :)
Distress Tim News! - Newly designed jars and new formulas! Awesome! I've only just received a huge batch of Distress mediums and textures, however I felt I simply must have the freshly labelled jars to match the 2 new mediums/textures which will be here next week! I know you know what I mean :D Therefore its all marked down to make room ... and I've made some labels for their lids. What a great idea that is to have the usage and finish on the label (thanks Tim and Ranger team)... I was on a roll and made some for the lids of Ranger's Transparent texture pastes too. I'm here to help if you'd like a sheet of stickers for jars of Distress you've got at home. The Mica Flakes we have are the fresh variety of gorgeous clear cleaned mica.
All the NEW! Archival Mini Ink Pads and 12 matching Reinkers, 6 new gorgeous colours of Embossing Glaze and the beautiful new Distress treasures in Saltwater Taffy are here!
Tim's Sizzix Thinlits and 3D Embossing Folders from Chapter 1 and Chapter 2 are all in stock including the gorgeous Brushstroke Flowers and Butterflies, Abstract Faces and Silhouette Birds! Wait til you see them in real life. Tim and Sizzix are very clever :)
The next release of designs, called Chapter 2, arrived just after Easter. Amazing Tim designs plus a few extra essentials like box frame Thinlits, jigsaw puzzle piece template and Sizzix Surfacez. There's always something exciting in our crafty world to use to make more art which in turn, helps us feel good :)
Idea-Ology Brand New Release - 14 April ... Everything that has arrived looks amazing. The Transparent Things and metal Flourish Adornments are gorgeous! The Snapshots are amazing, look just like old family photographs saved from many many moons ago. I'm so grateful everything has arrived so quickly. - find them all Here in the Idea-Ology Shelf as well as in 'What's New!
Landing in right after Easter are the Trim Tapes, Vignette Card Files (little wooden box), Mini Barrels and Curio Clocks. Watch their spaces in the PreOrder shelf or buy now, whichever you wish. Thanks for waiting with me :) Happy Arty Day!
Tim Holtz Foundry Wax ... while this looks amazing, we're not getting it in due to all the logistics required to store and transport highly flammable dangerous goods. Would be great to see how it compares to other metallic mediums like Finnabair Waxes, paints, alcohol inks, embossing and gilding with metal leaf or flakes - I loved watching it melt in the video changing from wax to metallic shine. Knowing Tim, his will be more amazing in real life! Last I heard, Paper Flourish in SA are waiting on a delivery, it might still be a while but if you're keen it will be worth the wait :)
Looking to see what has just been added to our shelves? ... We often buy in arty treasures that aren't brand new designs, but discover they work well with all our other favourites. Sometimes I find older treasures by Tim too, so simply must have them! These won't be in the "What's New!" collection because they're not new, just new to us! Want to see what I found? Click here to see everything that has arrived inStore recently. ^_*
I'm have a couple of days with family (and crafting) before next week's huge delivery of treasures land... Sizzix chapter 2, Idea-ology, Distress, restocks of faves and more! Can't wait to get my hands on those Curio Clock frames :)
Have you amazing arty adventures planned for this Easter weekend? Wishing you a wonderful weekend of art, happyness, peace, good health, chocolate, laughs, love, rainbows after rain, and more art!