Thursday, May 5, 2016

DIY Roundup: Black & White

This week we are loving black and white! Here are some ways to bring this classic color combo into your home.


1. Marble Coasters Hexagonal Box, Scuplpey Clay, Rolling Pin, X-Acto knife, felt, glue
2. Washi Tape Wall Art This would be great using our color-in washi!
3. Sumi Ink Lettering Sumi Ink, Watercolor or Calligraphy Paper, Brushes

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

12th Anniversary Celebration!

Our 12th Anniversary Celebration is coming up this weekend! On Saturday and Sunday (April 23 & 24) we will be celebrating by taking 20% off all coloring books, colored pencil sets, and marker sets. 

In addition to the sale, we are also hosting a coloring contest! To participate, pick up a coloring page (or print one off here) and hand it in to any loction (colored of course!) anytime between now and Sunday, April 24 at 6PM. 

We've already had several creative entries! We will draw winners randomly on April 25th and announce them on the blog, Facebook, and Instagram. 

The first prize is a $100 gift certificate to collage. There will also be 20 other winners who receive a variety of art and craft supply packages. 

See you this weekend to stock up on coloring supplies. We can't wait to see your coloring contest entry!



Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Product Haul: Book Game Strong

Spring is a perfect time to explore new subjects and get inspired. We just got loads of books in to get you started! Here are some of our favorites (listed from left to right, up to down)

1 Hello Nature Nina Chakrabarti
2 The Tattoo Coloring Book Johnny Mcculloch
3 The Art of Urban Sketching Gabriel Campanario
4 Hand Job: The Catalog of Type Michael Perry
5 The Hand Lettering Ledger Mary Kate McDevitt 
6 Sketching Type Lee Suttey
7 Free Hand Helen Birch

1 Collage Danielle Krysa
2 Fortune-Telling Book of Colors K.C. Jones
3 Art Ink Lisa Congdon
4 Sticker Bomb 2
5 Sticker Bomb XL

Saturday, April 2, 2016

DIY Roundup: Color!

1. String Art Flower Cards Materials: twine, cardstock, pom pom, Crafter's Pick Glue, large needle, and pencil.
2. Coloring Page Tea Towels Materials: flour sack tea towel, Blockwallah hand carved stamp, fabric markers, {Jacquard Fabric Paint, Martha Stewart All Surface Paint, or Memento Lux Pigment Ink}
3. Drawing on Rocks Materials: flat rocks, Uniball Signo White Gel Pen, paint pens, Gelly Roll pens
4. Tassel Jewelry Materials: embroidery floss, wire, jump ring, chain, clasp

Friday, March 11, 2016

DIY Round up: Easter Edition


1. Felt Easter Egg Materials: embroidery floss, needle, wool felt, polyfill (or cotton balls)
2. Bunny Decoration Materials: popsicle sticks, glue, acrylic paint, brush
3. Simple Abstract Easter Eggs Materials: eggs, acrylic paint, filbert brush
4. Origami Bunny Box Materials: 6"x 6" origami paper

Friday, March 4, 2016

DIY Round Up: Creature Comforts

 This week we are all about crafting for the home! Display your drawings on a wood cut, try a new watercolor technique, bring the outside in with botanical coasters, and make a book mark for your favorite spring read. 
1. 3 Ways to Decorate Wooden Slices Materials: wooden slice, mod podge, painting/magazine clipping/print out, saw tooth hanger
2. Watercolor Roses Materials: watercolor pad, watercolors, palette, #12 round brush, glass of water, paper towel, tissue
3. Botanical Resin Coaster Materials: pressed leaves, polymer clay, clear resin, rolling pin, grease proof paper, X-acto knife, baking tray
4. Washi Tape Book Marks Materials: washi tape, ribbon, cardstock, scissors, ruler, hole punch, pencil