Today I have somewhat of a different blogpost for you. I will be talking about a new company on the block, and I have the priviledge of getting to share a discount code to their store with all of my readers =)
I have not been sponsored by the company to do this post. But when I found out I could get a discount code for us all to use in their store, I knew I wanted to write this blogpost and share it with you all =) Before I start, I want to let you know that you can click on all the pictures in this post, to go to the areas of their webshop where the products can be found.
I was introduced to Avery Elle (www.averyelle.com) a little while back, when they had their first release. I was actually the lucky winner of a contest on their blog from their first release, so now I have two of their stamp sets in my crafty stash =) Avery Elle offers clear stamp sets made out of high quality photopolymer, as well as heavy-weight cardstock and 5/8" grosgrain ribbon in matching colors. And, they offer free cutting files for their stamp sets too! More on that further down =)
Avery Elle makes high quality photopolymer stamps, and they are absolutely wonderful to work with! If you are familiar with Hero Arts, Lawn Fawn or Paper Smooches clear stamps, the stamps from Avery Elle are the same excellent quality as the stamps from those companies. They ink up well and stamp beautifully, and they have some really interesting and beautiful designs available =)
I know I haven't shared any cards using Avery Elle stamps on my blog yet, but if I have time later this week I will do so. In the meantime, you can go check out their current selection of stamps right here: http://www.averyelle.com/stamps/ .
Free Cutting Files
As I mentioned above, Avery Elle now also offer free digital cutting files for all their stamp sets. I think this is such a wonderful and smart idea, and so nice that it is free!
You can find the cut files for each stamp sets by clicking onto the page for the stamp set itself, and scrolling down to Related Products. Then you can simply place the cut files in your cart, go through checkout, and then you can dowload the files afterwards. The files come in two formats, .svg and .pdf
I also asked the owner of Avery Elle, if it would be okay to dowload the cut files for stamp sets you don't own, and use them alone. She said that they consider their cut files as a bonus to their customers, and that we can feel free to use them without the matching stamp set if we'd like to =)
Cardstock and Ribbon
Avery Elle offers a selection of fabulous colors of cardstock and grosgrain ribbon. Their cardstock is 8 1/2" x 11" heavy weight (100lb) cardstock, and is acid free and chlorine free. You can buy their cardstock in 12 or 25 sheets per color, or you can build your own "sample pack" of 25 sheets where you pick yourself what colors you want. Avery Elle currently have 13 colors of cardstock in their store, so there are lots of colors to choose from =)
Avery Elle also sells 5/8" grosgrain ribbon in the same colors as most of their cardstock. So if you love to match cardstock and ribbon colors on your cards, this is for you =) They currently have 12 colors of ribbon in their store.
To give us all inspiration on how to use Avery Elle stamps, cutting files, cardstock and ribbon, they also have a blog that is well worth checking out: http://blog.averyelle.com/ . They have a fabulous design team there, that consists of Kasia Curry, JJ Bolton, Heather Campbell and Chunyuan Wu. They are all very talented ladies, who makes the most wonderful cards for our inspiration =)
Now for the best part! Avery Elle have given me a discount code to their store, to share with all of my readers =)
The code gives you 10% off any stamp set in stock, until it expires on 9/14/12. The code is MARIE
Thank you so much to Avery Elle for the discount code! I hope you all will take a look in their store and see what they have to offer =)
Thanks for stopping by my blog today!
PS: I previously did a haul video showing the two Avery Elle stamp sets I have (plus some other things), which you can check out here if you're interested =)