Has it been a week? Oh my!

How can a week have gone by since our last post? I really don’t know. I could say that my birthday got in the way, but hey – that was only one day, so I guess that excuse sucks.

One announcement before I get started: we have decided to move our shop over to Art Fire. For now, both our Etsy shop and our Art Fire shop are running, but we will likely drop Etsy eventually. Why? Art Fire is much, MUCH more friendly to both the seller and the customer.

We are excited about this move, and Art Fire improves even more every day. How refreshing – a handmade artisan site that actually listens to feedback! Our most recent kits are listed on Art Fire as of NOW, and we will be moving the rest over as soon as we get a chance.

Anyway, at last we have our April/May kit for you to salivate over. We got a little behind, what with our work on Acme and Color Kits (see below for the ones we currently have up for sale), but you still have some time to make some Mother’s Day projects… or scrapbook the event… or hell, use it for something else altogether.

This kit is titled “Happy Housewives” and takes us back to those whimsical and gender-biased days of the 1950’s woman. Children, husbands and fashion are primary interests… and although we enjoy so much more these days as liberated women in 2009, you must admit these topics are not exactly passe.

Of course, there’s plenty here for any project you might be inspired to create… gorgeous fabric, floral paper, blossoms, brads… well, have a look-see for yourself.

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Front of papers (4 double-sided 12×12″):
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Back of papers:
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happy-housewives-embellies

happy-housewives-mitts

happy-housewives-lips

For $19.95, here’s what you get (we know you’ll recognize what a DEAL this is!):

6 pages original ephemera (magazine pages) – NOT REPRODUCTIONS
2 swatches fabric
2 paper doilies
2 sheets 8.5×11″ Bazzill cardstock (purple / blue)
dress pattern tissue
2 lengths 12″ adhesive pink pearls
9 decorative themed brads (cupcakes, oven mitts, pan, hair dryer, lipstick)
1 plastic pink flower charm (about 1″ diameter)
at least 15 paper blossoms in sepia, green, blue and pink
Making Memories tiny alphas in pink ledger (468 stickers in all)
Flair Designs Super Mom cardstock stickers
4 pieces double-sided 12×12″ paper:
– Daisy Bucket Mind Your Manners
– Sassafras Lass Vintage Yummy Memory Lane (scalloped bottom edge)
– Sassafras Lass Life is Beautiful Woodland Whimsy Rose Thicket (scalloped bottom edge)
– Cosmo Cricket Girl Friday Elements

Now, even more delicious news – color kits are here!
As of now, we have only been able to put together yellow, blue, green, pink, and white. Soon we will add red, orange, purple, black, and brown. Yum-yum!!

Here they are (some of these are packaged so you get an idea of how much is in each package) – only $4.00 each!

YELLOW COLOR KIT
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yellow-kit-full

yellow-kit


BLUE COLOR KIT

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blue-kit

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GREEN COLOR KIT

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green-kit

green-closeup

PINK COLOR KIT

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pink-kit

pink-closeup


WHITE COLOR KIT

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white-closeup

Ready… set… GO!

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One Response

  1. Ok, you know I’m totally drooling over here, this kit looks soooo fab and the add on color kits full of scrappy goodness!!!! Great job you guys!!!

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