NEW! Make It Market Kit Coming Soon! Beautiful Brushstrokes

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For years, Betsy Veldman has been known in the industry as an innovator and a trendsetter.  As we mentioned in February, she is now taking that talent to a whole new level as she develops her skills as a product designer and coordinator for Papertrey Ink!   Betsy will be releasing kits periodiclaly throughout the year.  There is no set schedule, but when they are released it will be on the 1st of the month.  You will see an announcment and sneak peeks of a new kit coming on the 15th of the release prior, so today I get to announce the latest kit!

Here are a few general details about the Make It Market Kits…

  • They will be released periodically throughout the year.  If a kit is coming soon, the announcement will be made on the 15th and then the kit actually released on the following 1st of the month.
  • These kits as a whole will be exclusive limited edition.  Because of the specialty products they contain, there are limited quantities of the kits.  
  • NEW PRE-ORDER POLICY: If a kit sells out of it's original inventory within the first 24 hours, we will make additional kits available as pre-order items for a publicized length of time.  Customers should know that pre-ordered kits could potentially have small product substitutions of equal value.  Also, shipping times for the pre-ordered kits can vary greatly depending on the number of pre-orders received and how much inventory vendors have on hand. It can range anywhere from 4-10 weeks.  You will be notified via email when your pre-ordered kit has shipped.
  • The kits will contain exclusive product that Betsy has designed especially for the kit.  The products will not available for purchase separately.
  • They will also contain high quality accessories, embellishments and tools that we do not sell elsewhere in the store.
  • The kits will range anywhere from $70-$100 in price.  They are shipped separately in their own box, free U.S. shipping is included.  (You may contact Customer Service about any specific kit and the applicable international shipping charges that may apply)
  • Promotional team members will showcase sneak peeks of the kit on the 15th of the month prior to a kit being released.  They will post their full projects on the last day of the month, with the projects highlighted in the newsletter on the 1st of the month.
  • During the months that a kit is being released, they will be available for sale at 10pm EST on the night of the 1st.


The next Make It Market Kit will be released on July 1st and it is entitled "Beautiful Brushstrokes".  Watercoloring is a major trend right now and the new kit offers you SO many ways to experiment with this medium!  Whether you want to go for something quick and just stamp your designs or bring out your artistic side and try some fun watercolor techniques with outline images, this kit has everything you need!  From high quality watercolor papers to adhesive backed canvas, there is so much fun in store for you here!  And I can't neglect to mention the GORGEOUS embellishments Betsy has selected to go along with the "watercolor" theme!

We have sneak peeks to share with you below!  Here are the important dates to remember regarding the NEW! Limited Edition Beautiful Brushstrokes Kit!

June 15th, 7am EST: Sneak Peeks will be showcased here on the blog (below).

June 30th, 7am EST: The Promotional Team will be sharing projects on their blogs using the kit.  The full kit contents and price will also be outlined here on the blog.

July 1st, 10pm EST: The Beautiful Brushstrokes Kit will be available for sale on our website.

Here are the sneak peeks of the Beautiful Brushstrokes Kit from the Make It Market Kit Promotional Team!


Betsy says, "Watercolor, brushstrokes, and anything painterly is so hot right now.  This kit will provide lots of opportunity for experimenting with different watercolor techniques and looks. The stamps I designed for this kit are well-suited for various techniques, but there are also “stamp and go” options when you don’t want to get messy!  We also chose some fun embellishments that go perfectly with the watercolor theme…I can’t wait to show you everything!”


Danielle says, "I cannot wait to carve out more time to play around with this kit… these just might be my favorite stamp sets EVER, and I'm so incredibly inspired! Betsy has put a kit together that is timeless and beautiful and artistic all at the same time. If you follow the modern stationery look, you'll adore the script fonts in this set and the brush strokes. SO much fun to play around with, whether you want to use them as is or get more artistic with the paints and different paper mediums in the kit that will go so well with the other ingredients she has mixed in! It's a recipe for creativity, most definitely!! You will fall in love with it, as I have!"


Dawn says, "Watercolor is all the rage right now, and Betsy has done it again bringing you a gorgeous new kit that is full of fun products to keep you right on trend!  Whether you've ever watercolored or not, you'll love the ease with which you can achieve the look with the various stamp sets and other elements from the kit!"


Heather says, "If you have fallen in love with the watercoloring trend that is so popular in the paper crafting industry, then you will be absolutely head over heels for this newest Make It Market kit… From the images to the supplies included in this kit, you will have absolutely everything you need to experiment and play and create beautiful watercolored projects. I have enjoyed every second of creating so far!"


Melissa says, "Beautiful Brushstrokes is breathtaking and takes stamping to the next level.  The images that Betsy has put together for the stamp set, easily make you feel like a watercolor expert as they all have that wonderful, ethereal effect.  But, when combined with different mediums and techniques, you instantly step up your stamping just a bit and beautiful things happen.  The kit is loaded full of special and unique elements that you’ll love working with.”

We look forward to seeing you back here on June 30th when we reveal the full kit AND offer a gift certificate giveaway equal to the value of the kit!  What do you think of what you have seen so far in the sneak peeks?  Are you excited to see what kinds of goodies Betsy will have in store for you with this kit?  We just know you are going to love everything about it!

Nichole Heady

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