Saturday, July 18, 2009

CHA - New Vintage Postcard Kits & New Stamp Set!

I want to announce our Vintage Postcard Kits and a new stamp set called Thanksgiving!

Today I'm going to show you two of the Postcard Kits for Baby Girl and Story Time. Tomorrow I will show you the Halloween and Christmas Kits! I'm so excited about these and the other kits we will be introducing at the 2009 CHA show in Florida July 28-3oth.

Each of the Vintage Postcard Kits will include: a custom Clear Art Stamp Set, 6 large postcard size images, 12 smaller images embellishments and 18 ivory chipboard pieces. You will be able to create 6 separate Postcards or you can turn them into garlands, albums, ornaments and keepsakes!
This is the Baby Girl Kit shown below and a Baby Boy Kit will be coming soon.

Here is a beautiful baby album that DT member Heidi Blankenship created using the chipboard with two of the postcard size images, some of the smaller chipboard accent images and some of our Baby Girl Stickers.
You can see the little stork stamp included in the kit which Heidi used here on the left page below. There are 8 separate stamps on the mini stamp set included. Each kit will also includes 6 large postcard size images along with 6 little chipboard stamps, 3 stars and 3 hearts and 12 images for embellishing your postcards.
Heidi added a chipboard star below which she mounted on cardstock she cut and embossed with the largest Spellbinders Nestibilities Labels 4 Die - which matches our postcards! You can see how the largest fits on the right side and there are several smaller ones in the set that would make great embellishments.


Heidi used our Heartwarming Vintage Baby Girl Stickers on the left page below and one of the postcard images on the right page. I love the way she used her Copic airbrush to ink around the edges of her pages. She will be posting more pages from this adorable album on here blog shortly and I will add links tomorrow.

This is the kit packaging for our Story Time Vintage Postcard Kit. It includes a Clear Art Stamp set with 10 separate stamps and the same number of images and chipboard pieces as the other kits. Don't you think these would look so cute in a child's room or to create as a birthday card keepsake? I think 3 hung together vertically or strung together as a garland would look adorable! If you mail your postcards you can decorate the envelope as well.


Look at this cute postcard that DT member Vicki Chrisman created using one of the six large images from the kit. Vicki used wire to hang her postcard and I love the way she added beads, twill and one of the chipboard stars. You can't see the star clearly on this photo but she glued a little clown image on it. The ivory chipboard is perfect for stamping directly on the back of your postcard or you can stamp on light colored paper and glue it on. It's also soft enough that a tracing wheel (look in your sewing basket) works fantastic for adding a faux stitched edge as Vicki did here. She also punched a hole in the bottom to add a bead and a bell but you could hang one of the chipboard hearts or stars included, or any number of embellishments you have such as charms, crystals, a tassel and so on.


This is one of our new Clear Art Stamps called SL 22 Thanksgiving. This is a large set with 22 separate stamps! They can be used in multiple creative ways to dress up Fall and Thanksgiving table decor such as menus and placecards, or decorate invitations, cards and scrapbook pages!

Look at this pretty card that DT member Michele Kovack designed using one of the largest stamps (almost 2 x 4"). I love the way she used her Copic Markers to color the stamp and then stamped the sentiment across the bottom. The felt flower, button, jute finish it off perfectly.


DT member Lisa Zappa created this fun card featuring both turkey stamps and the dressed turkey steals the show with his colorful attire! I love the stitching and the way Lisa used the printed papers from our Earthy Paper Pad with the red cardstock.


DT member Marisa Grosson created this adorable card using the little girl and boy from the stamp set pulling on the big wishbone. Marisa also used paper from our Earthy Paper Pad and I love the way she layered her card using the Spellbinders Nestibilities Labels 4 Die set.

Our Vintage Postcard Kits and this Thanksgiving Clear Art Stamp set will be released at the CHA Show. We will be in Booth 1513 and offering fabulous Make-n-Takes during the Wholesale TradeShow and the retail Super Show!
Please come back tomorrow to check out the Halloween and Christmas Vintage Postcard Kits and some of the fabulous samples our design team has created!
I will also be annoucing a great Vintage Postcard Giveaway!
Wishing you Joy & Creativity!
Sandy Redburn
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23 comments:

Marcy said...

What a fabulous new product - so many possibilities! Love the gorgeous Thanksgiving set too!

Debbie Kaste said...

Love your new products, Sandy. You have an absolutely AMAZING design team. I am so inspired by their creativity. They take my breathe away. Best wishes to all of you.

Julie Campbell said...

Sandy, I LOVE the new products! Can't wait to be able to order them & start creating--love the samples, too! Thanks for always providing us the best in vintage products & continuing to come up with new ideas--very exciting!

Anonymous said...

What a wonderful Thanksgiving Day set! Love the vintage postcard sets too! They are winners! Can't wait to see the other new goodies.
Ad K.

Samantha said...

Oh my goodness, your new stuff is truly fabulous, can't wait to get my hands on them

Janicerich said...

I love these sets....they bring back good memories from the past. Samples are beautiful, what talented individuals!!!! Thanks for sharing.

Book Bling said...

These are wonderful. Such great images.

Nancy said...

You allways have something to look forward to. The postcards are great. Would love to win a kit. Thanks, Nancy P.

josie said...

Absolutely beautiful!

Anonymous said...

I really like your new stamp sets and can't wait to order some of them. The samples are beautiful!

C Burke

Kati Lyon said...

As always, the new products are wonderful. I love them all. Thanks for the chance to win some goodies. Thanks to your great designers too.

Billie said...

My first grand baby is going to be born in Nov. and a whole new world of art is opening up to me. I can't wait to share ideas for baby books and decorating the baby's room with my daughter.

Karen said...

these post card kits are absolutely amazing. All I can say is I WANT TO WIN!
Thanks
Karen

Corrine Ann said...

The new Vintage Post Card kits are great! I want them all! Enjoy all the creative samples that are provided too! Thank you so much and thanks for the chance to win!

Sue T's Creations said...

Yeahhhhh enter me into the drawing for the vintage Thanksgiving and Christmas give away this July 24th. I just love the crafty secrets stuff. Sue T

Gabi Schmidt said...

I just love your new designs. They are in keeping with your usually wonderful designs.

Cammie said...

I love these new products! I've been looking forward to seeing the Thanksgiving set, and it is definitely a must have! The new postcard sets are wonderful also. I love your products!

sharon said...

These are such wonderfully cards and stamps i cann't wait to buy
them. wish i had them now

Anonymous said...

Just Love all the products you offer..especially the vintage ones. I also love all the examples your team creates....such a gifted group!! Thanks for the chance to win!! Annette nettepep@bex.net

Diana said...

The vintage post card images are great!!

Dottie said...

I am so excited about your new postcard kits that I can hardly wait till August. They look great! Your artistic team is just so creative; I love their examples.

Dottie

k.sanders said...

ok, I'm trying this for the second time, apparently I'm not much of a blogger. The kits are wonderful, they just bring so many childhood memories and feelings back. I'm trying to get a couple of my friends interested in "being creative" and I know they will all like the postcard kits, they are so versatile. Thanks for sharing hints, tips and techniques in your newsletters, I learn something new every time I read them

Nadia said...

These vintage postcards are fabulous. Love the Christmas one, though the others are also wonderful. The design team has done an amazing job. Thanks for sharing!