Friday, September 25, 2015


Happy weekend everyone! I'm excited to announce that we have the Brand New Tim Holtz Yuletide Collection in the house and ready to ship! We have the entire collection, and it's fabulous!
FYI, Often the Ranger seasonal items are discontinued quickly by the manufacturer so grab them will you can! 
You can check it out HERE.

In addition to the new goodies, we have a HUGE general Christmas Section and a fabulous Coffee Break Design Christmas Section for tons of unique goodies!

We've added lots of new goodies to the Clearance section this week too, including tons of Halloween! Grab the savings while you can HERE.


Inspiration By Lynn Stevens!

Amazing Halloween charms by Design Team Member Lynn Stevens! She used one of our favorite images, so we had to share. She also cut her own glass. Such talent Lynn!
ATC Size Skeleton Collage Sheet DP137:
http://www.retrocafeart.com/item_1861/ATC-Size-Skeleton-Collage-Sheet-by-Debrina-Pratt--DP137.htm
(Of course you can buy the sheet in digital format and shrink it down)




Tombstone ATC Swap Galleries!

A BIG HUGE thank you to everyone who played in the Tombstone Swap. This was our biggest year yet, and the art was outstanding. They are all swapped out and flying your way!
You all make me proud! 
Even if you didn't swap, check out the albums for tons of inspiration. You can still make some for yourself or for a friend! 
You can view the gallery on Facebook or on Pinterest!


By Deb Moon


By Ashly Allen


By Constance Taylor
View them all on Facebook or on Pinterest!

Friday, September 18, 2015

Brand New Vintage Goodies + More‏


Happy weekend everyone! We have tons of great new Vintage Goodies in the shop this week. Vintage metal sign letters, Bingo Ephemera, Film Strips, and more. And some super duper fabulous limited edition Victorian Anatomy Torsos! Oh yeah!
You can check it out HERE.

We've added lots of new goodies to the Clearance section this week too, including tons of Halloween! Grab the savings while you can HERE.




Art Time with Cat Kerr!

We love this incredible journal created by Design Team Member Cat Kerr! Using our Fancy Flaming Heart Shrine on the cover was genius! So gorgeous Cat!
Fancy Flaming Heart Shrine Kit:
http://www.retrocafeart.com/item_1633/Fancy-Flaming-Heart-Milagro-Shrine.htm
Hop on over to Cat's blog for more cool photos and step-outs!
http://inthelightofthemoon.blogspot.com/2015/09/pebeo-prisme-fantasy-paint.html




Inspiration By Kim Rayko!

A spooktacular Haunted House Shrine by Kim Rayko! We especially love how she placed her images behind the windows, and of course the very cool bat! Just awesome Kim!
Haunted House Shrine Kit:
http://www.retrocafeart.com/item_4195/Gothic-Haunted-House-Shrine-Kit.htm
She Also Used Our Brass Bat Charm, Spider Cut-Outs, and Eye Charm




Inspiration By Kim Heil!

A stunning steampunk heart by Kim Heil! We especially love the sweet bit of lace on the back. Just beautiful Kim!
Layered Masonite Steampunk Heart Ornament:
http://www.retrocafeart.com/item_4971/Layered-Masonite-Steampunk-Heart-Ornament.htm




Vintage Goodies ON SALE!

If you love vintage as much as we do, then you're going to love this! The entire Vintage Finds section is On Sale this week! And that includes the brand new goodies. Happy Shopping! xoxo

Friday, September 11, 2015

New Goodies and a Fabulous Skeleton Hutch By Linda Cain‏


Happy weekend everyone! We have a fun mix of new goodies this week! Spiders, tape, pink trees, oh my! Plenty of eye candy!
You can check it out HERE.

We've added lots of new goodies to the Clearance section this week too, including tons of Halloween! Grab the savings while you can HERE.





Art Time with Linda Cain!

Check out this incredible Skellie Hutch by Design Team Member Linda Cain! We are loving the gorgeous layers and the fantastic depth that was created! Spooktacular Linda!
Hop on over to Linda's blog post for more stunning photos, step-outs, and supply links: http://goo.gl/twCmee






Inspiration By Amy Nieman!

A sweet little magnet by Design Team Member Amy Nieman! What a great message!
Over the Moon Collage Sheet:
http://www.retrocafeart.com/item_3868/Over-The-Moon-Collage-Sheet.htm
She Also Used Our Red Faux Rhinestone Ribbon and Square Blanks 1.5 Inch





Congrats Vickie Kammerer!

Way to go Vickie Kammerer! Her lovely 3-D Plant Stakes are featured in the latest Stampington & Company Somerset Holidays Celebrations Magazine! Absolutely gorgeous work as always Vickie! We would love to have a cup of these brightening up our art table. I'm sure you would too!
Fairy Bloom Flower Ornaments:
http://www.retrocafeart.com/item_4148/Fairy-Bloom-Flower-Ornaments--Set-of-3.htm




4th Annual Gothic Tombstone ATC Art Swap!


Tombstones are due September 23rd! (That's only about a week and a half!!!)
 
 
If you don't already have your tombstone bases in hand, it's unlikely you'll have enough time to receive them and get them back to us, however you can definitely make some for yourself or for friends! They make fun little gifts!
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Here are some fabulous tombstones that just flew in!


By Rebecca Cook



By Lindy Vogt



By Linda Morgan



By Kim Heil



By Kelly Patrick



By Kay Pierce



By Kim Collister

Friday, September 4, 2015

New Goodies + Labor Day Sale


Happy holiday weekend everyone! We have even more new Halloween and DOTD goodies in the shop! If you're a fan of the movie 'Nightmare Before Christmas', you're going to be really happy!
You can check it out HERE.

In honor of Labor Day, we have two BIG SALES!
All Tim Holtz, Dina, and Dylusions stamps are 30% off! That's HUGE savings, and we have lots in stock. Find them all HERE.

AND all Gilders Paste is 40% off! Now is a great time to stock up. You can find the Gilders Paste and tons of Clearance items HERE.

Happy Shopping! xoxo





Inspiration By Amy Nieman!

A super sweet journal page by Design Team Member Amy Nieman! We love the soft colors and fantastic layers. So beautiful Amy!
Layered Butterfly Masonite and Paper Cut Set:
http://www.retrocafeart.com/item_6182/Layered-Butterfly-Masonite-and-Paper-Cut-Set.htm
She Also Used Our Gelatos and Washi Tape





Inspiration By Bonnie Ashurst!

We love this fabulous DOTD shrine by Bonnie Ashurst using our very new Catrina Skeleton Shrine Kit! So much FUN packed into one small art piece. Awesome job Bonnie! We love that you jumped in so quickly too!
Catrina Skeleton ATC Shrine Kit Style 2:
http://www.retrocafeart.com/item_6641/Catrina-Skeleton-ATC-Shrine-Kit--Style-2.htm
She Also Used Our Flower Sugar Skull Bead, Catrina Skeleton Bead, DOTD Bead B65, Crowned Skull Charm, and Stickles




4th Annual Gothic Tombstone ATC Art Swap!


Tombstones are due September 23rd! (just a few weeks!)
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Here are some fabulous tombstones that just flew in!


Lynn Stevens



Susan Guzy



Gerri Herbst



Joann White



Luci Brito