Saturday, April 7, 2012

Another idea for Mother's Day...

Here's another mini album kit dedicated to "Mom" created by Julie Dittmer.  Mix together some heartfelt quotes, a unique chipboard album, a beautiful product line, then sprinkle it with pictures of mom and you have an incredible gift to give away or keep for yourself!  You'll love this latest mini album created by Julie Dittmer using the Vintage Vogue Collection from Pink Paislee.  Kit ingredients include:  1 pack of emphemera, 1 pack of chipboard pops stickers, 4 decorative buttons, 4 spool buttons and 11 sheets of 12x12 paper all from the Vintage Vogue Collection; 4 printed quote sheets; 1 pack of naked chipboard alphas from Maya Road; black rhinestones; buttons; 3 lavender rhinestone flowers; 2 yards of twine; 6 1/2 yards of lace and trim and a black chipboard album with 3 silver rings.  The chipboard album has the following pages:  4 diecut edge 5 3/4" x 11 1/2" pages, 1 straight edge 5" x 11 1/2" page, 2 tag pages 3 1/2" x 5", 4 file tabbed pages 4" x 6" and 2 scalloped edge 8 1/2" x 5" pages.  The papers that fit onto the diecut chipboard pages are precut for easy assembly!  Black ink is needed, but not included.  Please visit our gallery under Julie Dittmer Designs to view all images of this kit.  Kit price is $48.00.

Friday, April 6, 2012

Remember This?

With Mother's Day just around the corner, you've still got time to put together a special keepsake to honor your mom.  Linda Albrecht created this "Mother" mini album gift set kit awhile back and we have just a few left.  I think you'll agree, it's lovely and soft, just like mom!  This kit starts with an elegant canvas covered mini album with 16 inner pages (front & back) that are a mix of chipboard and scalloped edge acrylic pages.  Then, create a keepsake box for all those special little notes and bits of sweetness.  Finish the gift set with a beautiful card where you can express your love on the inside.  A perfect gift for mom!  Kit ingredients include:  1 4x8 Artisan Album in natural canvas and 6 chipboard pages from Pink Paislee, 2 scalloped edge die cut acrylic pages; 10 2-sided papers, borderline stickers, flip notes pad, punch out die cut tags; 6 Bella brads from the Queen Bee Collection by Pink Paislee; 1 pack of mixed pearls and 3 Winter Roses from Prima; 1 Artisan frame and 1 pack of black Expressions chipboard alphas from Pink Paislee; 1 Mother's Day rubons from Kaiser Craft; 1 paper mache box (some are square and some are rectangular, but all are 12" in perimeter and have a lid); 1 set of 4 Foundations box feet by Tim Holtz; 1 clear crystal knob; chipboard accents; buttons and more than 7 yards of lace, ribbons, trims, twine and embroidery floss.  PLEASE NOTE:  The image of the box shows a yellow knob.  However, this kit comes with a clear glass knob, due to product availability.  Please visit our gallery under Linda Albrecht Designs to view all images of this kit.  Items also needed, but not included:  cream paint, clear glitter, sandpaper and small flower punch.  This kit was originally priced at $65.00, but is now on sale at 20% off for $52.00.  Happy Good Friday!  Dee

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Peace, Love & Happiness...

Take a look at our April Featured Entree Kit designed by Julie Dittmer!  Peace, Love & Happiness makes you reach back and find your inner hippie and possibly find some old photos from earlier decades that tell your story.  While Julie used photos of her daughter and friends, this album is versatile and would be great with a variety of photos, both current and retro.  This kit is packed with stuff and is a great bargain because the chipboard pages are made from recycled chipboard!  Kit ingredients include: 9 1/2" x 9 1/2" wood bracket album covers by Teresa Collins, 25 chipboard pages in a variety of sizes (8 - 8 1/2" x 8", 1 - 7 1/2" x 6", 1 large tag, 1 - 7" x 7", 7 - 4" x 6", 2 - 4" x 4", 1 - 5" x 7", 2 - 8" x 6", 1 - 3" x 4" and 2 - 6" x 6" that each have one side painted and stenciled with orange/cream flower design), 27 3/4 double-sided 12x12 sheets of paper and 2 - 12x12 sticker sheets all from the Fabulous Collection by Simple Stories, 2 metal rings, 1 "peace" stamped leather bracelet, 1 metal peace charm, 2 sheets of printed quotes, 3 - 4x6 printed transparencies, 3 small printed library pockets, 1 mini clothes pin, 2 puffy embellishments (bird and flower), 2 wooden sticks, 1 - 45 record, 1 small ball chain, 2 stick pins, 3 custom made canvas patches, 2 wool flowers, 1 felt peace sign, 1 large corragated tag, 1 corragated ring, 1 - 5x4 spritzed canvas with floral design, 1 - 4x5 embossed paper, 25 buttons, 31 naked chipboard accents, 16 punched paper pieces, 3 1/2 yards of baker's twine, 5 yards of twine, 5 yards of embroidery floss and more than 6 yards of ribbons and trims.  Additional items needed, but not included:  distressing tools, brown ink, needle and acrylic paints in the following colors:  sea breeze by Americana (teal), pueblo by Folk Art (burnt orange), peony pink by Americana (hot pink), baby pink by Americana (soft pink), hauser light green by Americana (green, marigold by Americana (golden yellow), light cinnamon Americana (brown) and light buttermilk by Americana.  Machine stitching is optional.  This kit does require a little simple hand stitching, but could be given the same look by using a marker.  Please visit our gallery under Julie Dittmer Designs to view all images of this kit.  Available for purchase now.  Shipping begins Monday, April 9.  Kit price is $69.00.