Sunday, July 23, 2006


New Wallpaper/Ephemera packets

Series #2 is HOT off the presses-- well, it's sealed, and ready for YOUR creative enjoyment...

This Series contains 12 spectacular papers of top quality , with gorgeous silk screened- type printed surfaces, and rich colors. They can be used for backgrounds, cards, collaged surfaces, atc's, or anything else your heart desires.....
Again, pApER pLaTE will be offering free sample packets so you can get an idea of the quality. Just email Sandy at: for a freebie!. She'll be happy to send one off to you...
The 12 wallpapers are 9" x 12", and are accompanied by 14 delightful ephemera selections of different types including, yearbook pages, a cancelled check from 1919, and other wonderful finds from my estate sale hunts..... If you look closely, you will also see a handwritten homework paper, and an illustrated page from a grade school reader.... These might add a bit of interest to your creations...
Packs are 20.00 plus 4.00 for postage, and are set up for paypal !!

Thursday, July 20, 2006

Vintage Belt Buckles.....

Another offering from Paper Plate! Here we have 28 wonderful vintage belt buckles. All are in good condition and would make lovely additions to your vintage collage or assemblage. Add a little bit of nostalgia to that latest piece of artwork with one of these beauties. They will be sold on a first come, first serve get your order in quickly! We have numbered them for your convenience. These buckles are selling for $3.50 each and we will pick up the shipping. For purchase or questions please write me at:

Vintage Printers Blocks for your collages and ATCs

Paper Plate is offering a set of 3 vintage printers blocks for your collage and ATC work! These blocks are from an antique mall and each packet is unique. We are putting together one large, one medium and one small block in each packet to add a unique quality to your artwork. Once these are gone there will be no more! Each packet is different! You can see images printed using these blocks on my blog.....I used the Staz-on sepia colored pad. These packets are offered for $10.00 + 2.oo shipping and handling. For questions or purchase write me at:

Tuesday, July 11, 2006

2nd offering....."Antique Image Packet"

The "Antique Images" packet contains 10 (9X12) sheets......which includes approx. 35 images and illustrations. These images have been collected from antique malls and estate sales and are printed on high quality photocopy paper.
There are 5 pages from childrens book with brightly colored and beautifully drawn illustrations and text. Each page contains at least 2 illustrations giving you a total of 10 illustrations.
Also, there are 5 pages of vintage calling cards, advertisement cards and greeting card images. Each sheet contains approx. 5 images giving you a total of 25 images. This packet is perfect for the artist that doesn't have time to collect these items for themselves but would like to use the images they hold.
"Image Packet"............................$18.00 shipping/Priority mail.....4.05

We are offering a free sample again to show you the quality and color of this packet. Just write me at : for your 3 sample mini packet (as seen below) and don't forget to include your snail mail address.

New OLD Vintage collage packets

- Fun Paper Packs for Artists and Scrapbookers -

Paper Plate is offering UNIQUE selections of papers for your creative pleasure! Included in these packs are 12 gorgeous wallpapers, 14 very interesting vintage paper selections, including: handwritten ledger sheets, old schoolbooks pages from days gone by, music sheets, old yearbook pages, great stuff, including a canceled check dated 1919 ! Lots more, too. Also, We've included 2 handmade paste papers to use as unique backgrounds, or additions to your artwork, boxes, atc's, etc. These packets are 9 X 12 inch Generous Pages!! JUST EXPERIMENT AND PLAY...

We are also offering a FREE Sample of the wallpapers in series #1 , Just send your snail mail address and we'll get them off to you right away. Send your address to : Sandy , at: (So far, the response has been Fabulous !)

Take advantage of this fun new way to shop the newest ART SHOPPE--

pApEr pLAte.....

my sister and i are both hoping to retire from teaching next year and would like to have a small business going before we make the plunge. since we are both artists and art teachers we thought it appropriate to start with something we know and love.......PAPER!
sandy and i have longed to do something together all our adult lives and this looks like a great opportunity! we are antique mall and estate sale "junkies" and decided to put our efforts to use in this new venture! we will be offerering different packets we have put together based upon our finds.......
we want to offer something that is new and exciting to collage artists and scrapbookers. possibilities are endless........tutorials on methods of using materials....lessons for beginners......techniques (right up our alley).....maybe throwing a little sewing into the mix!
any suggestions will be welcome and we look forward to hearing from you. we will try to have free samples whenever possible so that you can see what you are getting before making a purchase.
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