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What’s New? (Hint: A LOT!)

There’s a HUGE new section of Spellbinders Dies, Stamps, Glimmer Plates, Embossing Folders and more; including seven brand new, utterly gorgeous colorways of Pop-Up Die Cutting GLITTER Foam that you really need to see! Tons of new items for Autumn, Halloween and Christmas, including the beautiful Winter Welcome Sled (shown below) that we all fell in love with during the Collins Show previews. Not to mention the adorable “Dancin” characters, whose legs swing for super-fun and easy interactive cards. And who can resist a Gnome Tree? (Not us!)

In addition, we’ve got three beautiful new paper collections from Photoplay: Beach Vibes, Fright Night and Thankful, perfect for your seasonal summer, autumn and Halloween themed projects.

There’s also lots of amazing new stuff from Hero Arts coming soon… maybe even available in-store today! The best way to see EVERYTHING is to stop by Paper Anthology, but if you can’t get there today, click this link to see all the latest items in our New in Store category!

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Happy (Crafty!) Holidays

Lots of seasonal inspiration from the second day of classes at the Collins Show. Spellbinders (above) has outdone themselves once more, with a collection of dies, embossing folders and sentiments that will be as beautiful and useful in years to come as they are right now. Hero Arts (below) has some utterly gorgeous layered stamping, diecuts and cool techniques! And of course Lawn Fawn’s “APPLE-SOLUTELY” adorable cadre of mice (bottom photo) are warming up to do some harvesting and baking this autumn, followed by “SNOW MUCH FUN” when winter rolls around. Items from the show will start arriving at the beginning of August, so stay tuned for updates!

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It’s That Time Again

The summer 2022 edition of the Collins Group Virtual Retailers’ Symposium is taking place this week, so stay tuned to see some of the brand new products which will be making their way to Paper Anthology this August and September. Collins always starts off with an event they call the Sample Making Frenzy, and as ever, it’s really lived up to its name. In this photo there are beautiful new items from Spellbinders, The Crafters Workshop, Lawn Fawn, Hero Arts, Dare 2B Artzy, Impression Obsession, Stampendous, Photoplay and Scrapbook Adhesives. More to come!

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Glimmer Glam: NEW In-Store Class

Join Elisabeth for this four card class featuring gorgeous images from Pinkfresh Studio with beautiful foiled backgrounds and sentiments.  We’ll learn how to use the Spellbinders “Glimmer Hot Foil System”  and the PinkFresh Solid hot foil plate (which is really a gamechanger!)  All coloring is done by ink blending with stencil sets.  You’re gonna love this class, full of techniques, tips and tricks – get your glimmer on!!!

Students are requested to bring their basic class kit (see the list of basic kit items on the Class Page) as well as a Wendy Vecchi Make Art Stay-tion if you have one. Cost is $26. Dates available: Thursday, April 7th: 6 pm – 9 pm; Saturday, April 23rd: 12 pm – 3 pm; Friday, April 29th: 6 pm – 9 pm. Each class is limited to six students. Email elisabeth@paperanthology.com ASAP to reserve your place!

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Thank You Very Mush!

Winter Botanicals is the newest Paper Anthology Class in a Kit. This three-card class features soft colors, sweet doilies and plenty of woodgrain, with dies from Hero Arts, Spellbinders and Taylored Expressions plus sentiments from Wendy Vecchi’s “Merci and More” Stamp, Die and Stencil set. Don’t need that many Thank You cards? Swap the pre-stamped flags for your own sentiments and send these for practically ANY occasion. All stamping and diecutting has been done for you, just follow the written instructions and consult the full-color photos to easily assemble two A2’s and one A6 card.

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What’s New, Pussycat?

It’s that time of year, the dozens of orders for Spring and Summer merchandise placed at the Collins Show have started to find their way to Paper Anthology! Check out the slide show on the front page of the website for highlights of things that have already arrived, including: brand new, amazing gems from Buttons Galore; gorgeous spring paper from Echo Park; new Spellbinders dies, stamps and foils; as well as fab new items from Pinkfresh Studio and Art Impressions. Coming soon: lots of goodies from AlteNew, Stampendous, LDRS Creative, Avery Elle and Hero Arts. Stay tuned for more photos and updates!

The only problem with all this fabulous NEW STUFF is we definitely need to make some space to put it… hmmmmmmmmmm… (Stay tuned, guys, there might just be a *SALE* on the way?!)

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Happy Valentine’s… Die?

Yes, you read that right! The newest Paper Anthology Class in a Kit really is called “Happy Valentine’s Die” because there’s no stamping, just beautiful layered die cuts for you to assemble! This is a quick and easy class kit to make three lovely Valentines you’ll enjoy sending!  These cards feature dies from Spellbinders, Lawn Fawn, Karen Burniston and Taylored Expressions. There’s even a fun shaker card in the mix! Full step by step instructions with photos included. Purchase on line HERE, or stop by the store to get yours before they’re gone!

PS: It’s even better if you say the title with an Australian accent, mate! :) :) :)

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More Product Previews!

The fruits (in this case literally, lol!) of a few more classes from last week’s Collins Group Virtual Retailers Symposium. Above we have slimline, mini slimline and A2 cards from Spellbinders, featuring (of course!) some of the best dies at the Collins Show; as well as some really cool embossing folders. Stay tuned for ALL of these items to arrive at Paper Anthology in the next month or so! Below, a sneak peek of just a few things from Lawn Fawn’s upcoming release, which includes super-cute (of course!) stencils, dies, stamps and papers. Seedlings, strawberries, adorable mice and big chunky sentiments? Yes, please! Orders from the show have already begun arriving at Paper Anthology, so check back often for the coolest and newest items!

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Let the Inspiration Begin!

The winter 2022 edition of the Collins Group Virtual Retailers Symposium begins today, so stay tuned all week for the latest makes and previews of items coming soon(ish) to Paper Anthology. First up, cards from the famous Sample Making Frenzy! In photo one, gorgeous florals from AlteNew. In photo two, an ocean vibe from Dare 2B Artzy, lovely lemons (on a textured background) from Spellbinders, and silhouetted drama from Hero Arts. Photo three features soft florals from Stampendous, as well as uber-cuteness and big chunky diecuts from Lawn Fawn.

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Christmas, Halloween and (More!) Christmas

It’s hard to remember a year with SO MANY beautiful Halloween and Christmas products to look forward to; literally every company attending the Collins Virtual Retailers Symposium has brought their A-Game! Not only will all of the beautiful Spellbinders dies (including the Kaleidoscope Ornaments!) above be coming to PA, you miiiight just be seeing them in an upcoming class!

Impression Obsession have some creepy, kooky, mysterious and spooky Halloween items (seriously have you ever seen such CUTE spiders?!) and some truly lovely things- including beautiful longer sentiments- for winter and Christmas.