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Where To Buy Clear Stamps Dies Crafting Supplies Card Kits & More

PARTY DECOR & CRAFTING SUPPLIES 

If you haven’t stopped by the shops recently – I have added tons of new party decorations in the Party Fetti Shop and the Pinwheel Pretties shops.  Plus new stamps, dies, card kits, and lots of other crafting supplies are being added daily to my shop!

Browse the online shops from one place – HERE 

Need party decorating inspiration?  Visit any of my party posts here on the blog but I love this post the best featuring my picks for the best SUMMER PARTY ROUNDUP ideas!

I have so many new cute clear stamps available plus dies and card kits available – HERE

I also offer lots of DIY party kits if you are planning a party on a budget.

                                                                                                             

   Available in the Ready Set Craft Kits shop – HERE

Stop by any of the online shops soon if you are planning a summer party, celebration, corporate event, or even if you are just a diy’er and crafter!

Crafting Supplies Trends For 2019

Today I am sharing a little news that is off topic from my usual posts about parties and celebrations.

CRAFT SUPPLY & TOOL TRENDS FOR 2019

Don’t worry- I will be posting some party trends for this year soon but many of the trends in the craft industry that I am sharing today are definitely a cross over into decor you will see at birthdays and parties this summer.  So keep on reading for party inspiration!  Come up with your own unique party theme using any of these trends.

Before I share the latest crafting supplies and craft tool trends for 2019 to be on the lookout for throughout the year, I have big news and one word to share –

MERCARI

I am now selling craft supplies, cute stamps, dies, stickers, and embellishments on Mercari! Find me – HERE

Browsing  is best if you download the app and shop from your phone, but from a desktop works too!

Stop by and browse to find some trendy crafting supplies there!  Like these popular shaker dies-

Shaker stamps, dies and filler (sparkly confetti and sequins) are huge.  The big trend started in the UK, but it is quickly making its way here in the United States.  I see these cute coffee dies made into Starbucks gift card holders or tags with a pocket to give a gift to a friend or co-worker. Expect to see this becoming hugely popular over the year, and as we move closer to Christmas for fun handmade gift tags and holiday cards!

I made these snow filled shaker ornaments last Christmas and gave them to friends and family.  They loved them!

What else is trending?  Below is a super quick break down of what you can expect to see in my Mercari shop and everywhere in 2019.

Mermaids, unicorns, llamas, cute baby animals and woodland critters, fairies, gnomes, narwhals, cacti, hot air balloons, pineapples, flamingos, sugar skulls, teapots are all designs that have been trending since 2017 and are still popular and will continue to be over this year.  I offer ALL of these hot designs available in my Mercari shop right now too!

Along with the shaker and cactus trend, sloths are becoming big in stamping and die cutting.

Avocados, tacos, french fries, ice cream and other food and with punny ( funny puns/play on words) sentiments and phrases.

Cute little dogs, puppies and kittens too!

Toucans are showing up now in stamps and stickers alongside all the other tropical images like palm leaves and flamingos.

Detailed flower, butterfly and other images of nature in stamps that can be beautifully colored with markers or watercolor paints are already huge right now for spring and will be all summer long.

Additionally, hedgehogs, mermaid/animal mashups (mer-kitty, for example), marbling, animals wearing glasses, balloon dogs, sushi and other Asian foods and hand lettering are going to be popping up.
What do you think? Any trends that you will embrace?

Huge Summer Sale

SUMMER SALE – MAKING ROOM FOR FALL

A quick shout out to let you know I am running a HUGE sale in all my shops right now – stop by and get a great deal!

PINWHEEL PRETTIES SALE

All ready to ship pinwheels are marked down!

Plenty of sunny days that are perfect for pinwheels before the colder fall weather arrives.

THE PARTY FETTI SHOP SALE

 

Many party decorations from confetti balloons to hanging fans marked down to 30% off in the shop.

READY SET CRAFT KITS SALE

Stock up on stickers, tags, gems, ribbon, die cuts, and embellishments- all on discount in my craft supply shop.

Bring summer indoors with these wood paintable flowers – priced so low now!

ONCE UPON A HOME DESIGNS SALE

Art, wall decor, interior home designs, and more 30% off in my home decor shop.

The sale lasts all through Labor Day – so, I guess its a Labor Day Sale!  Actually, I’m just clearing out all my spring and summer inventory as I’m getting all the shops ready for fall, Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas!

I’m also celebrating with an anniversary sale for my 6 years now on Etsy!

Get your home ready for the holidays or stop by any of my shops for some spooky party decorations for Halloween!

 

 

 

 

Craft Room Organization Tips

CRAFT ROOM INSPIRATION

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Some of you crafters/makers/artists will appreciate this roundup of tips and ideas for your creative space today. If you are like me, my studio/craft room begins to look like chaos after a whirlwind week of projects. Since I work from home and my studio is my work space, I try to keep it clean and organized but some weeks the new projects set aside to work on start to gather around my floor and pile up on my desk. Today I am sharing some tips and all around visual inspiration for tackling craft room organization.

First I want to mention the health benefits of crafting and why it helps keep the body and mind young and sharp!

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Okay, enough of the facts. Time for some visual eye candy-

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Peg boards are a great way to get your tools and supplies off your table surface –

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And the peg board also makes quickly grabbing what you need a convenience.

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I have this work table in my studio and it pulls double duty as storage and a work surface. I love it. You can find it at several online retail outlets.

However, standing and working is not for everyone. Here are some well organized seated spaces-

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This is great working small space. I personally love white furniture in my studio and updated all my bookcases and storage to all white. My friend got some great office furniture from Office Monster and she loves it. Find items that you love and don’t settle for any less!! All the colors of my craft supplies and bright cardstock really pop against the white furniture. It lends to a fresh and clean feel- even when you are a bit unorganized!

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Maybe posh is more your style? This office type setting still offers lots of hidden storage while looking more like an executive’s home office. This might not work for a full-time maker but if you only dabble in a few crafts and have limited supplies, an abundance of storage may not be needed.

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In contrast, lots of open cubby space may be needed instead. This is a nice small space but features a great shadowbox style open shelving above. I love all the different size storage squares and the distressed painted desk! Don’t be afraid to add color and inspiring art and objects in a room that is devoted to crafting. If you are just converting a small space in your home, you may not want to go all out on color and decorating the area- keep it more simple and clean with matching furniture and only one to two pieces. Cabinets with doors are great too for hiding craft supplies in a craft area that is not an entire designated room.

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Closets converted to a crafting area and craft supply storage are great for hiding all those tools and knick knacks when they are not in use.

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Open areas with some natural sunlight help to inspire creativity and offer good lighting. If you have a large enough room, use the space. This huge work table centered in the room above is a great example of good work flow.

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Built-in cabinets are a perk, if you can afford it. This is a nice layout with large windows allowing for maximum natural light.

Whatever your craft style, budget and space will allow for in your home- plan it out if you are getting ready to add a studio or craft space. Ask yourself what your level of storage needs will be based on what you make and your supplies. Think about what you may acquire in the future for supplies too. Start by pinning designs you like on Pinterest and build your craft room as a vision before jumping in and buying too small or a lot of furniture.

Check out my personal Pinterest board that I used two years ago when I remodeled my studio-

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Figure out what your space will allow for and remember to create some art and make something for yourself for you new space.

Come on over to my craft shop on Etsy for a pinwheel kit to add a table centerpiece full of color your new creative area or if you need additional supplies-

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READY SET CRAFT KITS

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Pinwheel Party in Pastels

PAPER PINWHEELS PASTEL PARTY

Hey You! It has been a little bit of a lag in between my writing here on The Party Fetti Blog.  Expect that to be the norm from now until the end of September.  I have been very busy with more and more custom orders coming in from my event planners and my five Etsy shops.  Yes, I have FIVE shops! All a bit different and all wonderful handmade goodness, plus my newest adventure with custom craft kits and crafting supplies with the READY SET CRAFT KITS shop.

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And it is only going to get much busier as the weather warms up for weddings and more outdoor events.  In case you didn’t know – my Etsy shops are only a small portion of my business – I actually work as a vendor directly for 37 event planners and wedding planners all over the world.  Every spring and summer, I ship my designer party favors, all handmade and ready to go, to every corner of this planet- France, England, Australia, Hong Kong and everywhere else. My pinwheels are my biggest seller and I start making them in bulk as Spring and Summer approaches. I have actually made 500 pinwheels in one day.  Whew- oh the blisters!

Here is a pretty pinwheel themed party featuring

PASTEL PINWHEELS

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The XL DOUBLE PINWHEELS really make this  party tablescape pop!  I offer these in

The PINWHEEL PRETTIES Shop as well.

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I love the idea of topping these jars with mini pinwheels too.

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All the sweets feature edible tiny pinwheels as well.  YUM!  That cake!

While I don’t make edible pinwheels for food, I certainly offer the real deal and they even spin.

 I love the idea of SPINNING PINWHEELS on a cake!  I offer these in my

I DO WEDDING & BRIDAL DESIGNS shop

Wed & Bride Designs

 with my CUSTOM CAKE TOPPER SET

If you have a party coming up, be sure to visit any or all my Etsy shops by clicking on the links below-

THE PARTY FETTI SHOP

PINWHEEL PRETTIES

 I DO WEDDING & BRIDAL DESIGNS

READY SET CRAFT KITS

And for unique home decor and gifts-

ONCE UPON A HOME DESIGNS

 Thanks for stopping by The Party Fetti Blog today!

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