Ellen Hutson Giveaways


Hello! Welcome to  “Things we LOVE 2015” with Ellen Hutson!  I am so happy to be here with you today to be kicking off the event today and sharing with you some of the things I love! Each day, a new Ellen Hutson CLASSroom designer will be sharing their lovey dovey things on their blogs. Tomorrow, Julia Stainton will be sharing,  just sayin’…. Stay tuned at the end of this post for a HUGE GIVEAWAY and discount code for you all to use (Oh heck, the code is “thinkgswelovelaurel” – I just had to spill, lol! Save 10% on all instock orders with that coupon code thru 12/14 over at Ellen Hutson).

Things We Love 2015

Alright! Let’s get to it!!!! Things I love broken up into 9 different categories!




Art Supplies

Die Domain








HUGE GIVEAWAY: To be eligible, please leave me a comment letting me know what your crafty item is on your wish list for the holidays  AND then enter your name in the Inlinkz at the end of this post.

The winner will be chosen from those that do both. You have until December 4th to leave your comments to be eligible for the prize!

Gift Laurel Beard


Please use discount code thingswelovelaurel to save 10% on any in stock items  now-December 14th over at Ellen Hutson!

Once you leave your comment letting me know what crafty item is on your holiday wish list, please enter your name in the Inlinkz below to be eligible for the giveaway:

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  1. Patty Cadby says:

    So fun to see many of the items in my own craft room! Now to find the time to use them…

  2. Carla Hundley says:

    Wonderful list of goodies!
    I would like a MISTI this
    Carla from Utah

  3. Debbie Vasel says:

    Top of my wish list is the MISTI!
    Then a bunch of stamp sets from Altenew and Lawn Fawn.
    Love this post. Such a fun idea!

  4. Jennifer L. says:

    I have a very long wish list of stamps and dies. I might add the Molotow masking pen and the texture spray to my wish list. Maybe a gift certificate will be on my wish list! Thanks for the chance to win.

  5. Jean marmo says:

    wOw such fun items!! i would love to find new stamps and inks under my tree.

  6. I have many of crafty items in my stash you have listed above! My wish to add some more these Holidays and they are Ken Oliver Indigo Blue, MFT inside and outside diagonal stitched rectangle, masking pen and some Christmas stamps!!!!

  7. My wish list is super long but I am going to buy a Ken Oliver craft mat for my husband who makes model tanks! When we shared our craft room, he fell in love with my mat but he didn’t want to admit it!

  8. Lorelie says:

    I would love a misti or some dies. I don’t have any but would love some, hard decision!

  9. Honestly, I don’t think you missed a thing on your list…have, and love them all.

  10. morentin1326 says:

    for me I am simple… I want anything craft/art related… I will take anything I can get… lol

  11. Wow, Laurel…I’m crushing over your list here, because everything is ever so versatile and practical! On my list: some MFT stitched rectangle mat dies. The ones you’ve showcases are calling my name!
    Thank you for the ideas!

  12. It was fun looking at all of your favorites! Those are some of my favourites too! On my wish list is the WRMK fuse tool! Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

  13. Yep, most of those are on my favorites list, too. Top of my wishlist is a tie between MFT stitched rectangle frames and Altenew Oriental Orchid stamp set.

  14. This awesome Storage Studios Rolling Cart with 3 bins from Blitsy is tops on my wish list this year!!! I know Santa won’t bring it to me because I haven’t gotten a Santa gift in YEARS!! Hubby says that he is not my parent so he doesn’t do Santa gifts. Heck, he doesn’t do gifts at all. If I don’t buy them there are none to give. LOL Sad but true.

  15. Definitely a set of watercolors for my list for Santa! Thanks for the chance to win!

  16. I would love to add some stitched dies and the MTF inside out ones look cool.

  17. Sandra Kukla Schroeder says:

    On my wish list is the WeRMemory Keepers fuse tool mat and more handy ink storage. Thanks for the chance to win more storage pockets and magnetic sheets. I love those things for die storage.

  18. Like all other crafters I have a long list 🙂 but would love the Kuretake Gansai water colors.

  19. Brandi R says:

    I have quite a bit on my crafty wish list…..one of the tippy top items is the whole color burst collection. Super yummy ♥

  20. Mama wants a MISTI!! The more I see it used, the more I obsess! It’s so awesome!! Although…second place would be the Ken Oliver best craft sheet…mine isn’t doing it for me anymore!!

  21. Marty H says:

    Kuretake Gansai Tambi watercolors, for sure!

  22. thanks for sharing, was so interesting to read 🙂
    And I want to more stamps from Ellen Hudson!

  23. Great list Laurel! I am wishing for the new Tonic Guillotine paper cutter.

  24. Beth K says:

    Hey, the item on my wish list is the fuse it tool. Thanks for the generous give away!!

  25. love love dies – they are just so great for giving a card that perfect extra touch – love Altenew stamps – want more of their layered ones

  26. I also love most of your list. I want more Copic markers under my tree this year.

  27. I guess #1 on my wishlist would be a MISTI.

  28. Stamps! And maybe some wplus9 inks

  29. Deb S. says:

    I have some items on the list and want to work at getting many of the others. Great list of very useful things, some I didn’t know about, so thanks. Marry Christmas.

  30. I would love to have more of the zig clean pens. I love them.

  31. On my wish list this year is a MISTI and Minc Mini. Hope I get them!! Love your snow fall on your blog!! Thanks Laura!

  32. Rosali says:

    On top of my wish list are stitched rectangles. I only have diagonal stitched ones and I really need to have normal ones. They make a card look so much better, don’t you think?

  33. I would like the Ken Oliver craft mat! I would also like some stitched dies.

  34. barbara lassiter says:

    I think the Misti would be at the top of my list. I like that you can position stamps perfectly for inking or re-inking if necessary and that it has other features. too!

  35. Regina Furman says:

    I would really like a MISTI with all of the added accessories and the complete set of Prismacolor pencils. Not much, I know! lol 🙂

  36. Miriam Leech says:

    On my wish list is a Heidi Swapp Minc! But I have to get a laserjet printer first!!

  37. I would like to try the Kuretake Gansai watercolors.

  38. Holly F. says:

    A lot of my favorites are on your list. My resolution for 2016 is to break into my Kuretake watercolors. I need to get some of the stitched dies!!!

  39. Love giveaways!!! On my wish list is the Kuretake Clean Color 36 count brush pens. Hope Santa can find them. 🙂

  40. I would love to see at least one set of the 72 Copics, this would be fantastic to recieve

  41. I’m trying to decide whether to put the Scan n Cut on my wish list. I’ve seen cool stuff done with it, I’m just not sure if I would actually use it.

  42. Kim hoffman says:

    Thank you for a chance to win!

  43. Love seeing everyone’s choices for crafty items! It’s a great way to discover new products. I have the Mini Minc on the top of my wish list!

  44. Pai Meng says:

    i’d like either the color burst or brusho colors or the zig real brush markers. i love colors!

  45. I would like to try the ZIG Clean Color Real Brush – Kuretake

  46. Sandy Rizzo says:

    My favorite is the Mondo Magnolia. I am a southern girl and I love to stamp and paint magnolias. Thanks for sharing your favorite products.

  47. Krista B. says:

    The Zig Clean Color Brush pens are at the top of my list this year! 🙂

  48. I would like the storage envelopes to help me be better organized.

  49. Thank you for the chance to win. Your list is awesome. I really like the penny black stamp.

  50. Mary Holshouser says:

    I use my Vagabond so much. I’m afraid it’s about ready to give up the ghost.
    That will be my must-have if something happens to it. It’s so nice to have automatic
    instead of cranking.

  51. Jean Bullock says:

    MISTI is at the top of my list.

  52. Cindi Lynch says:

    i would LOVE if Santa would gift me some Zig Clean Color Markers!

  53. Pat McCleary says:

    I would be thrilled with gift card for Ellen (in any amount) & HA Acts of Kindness stamp set. This feature should be lots of fun. Thanks for a chance to win.

  54. Barbara Schmitz says:

    Tim Holtz mini distress ink pads for me!

  55. Lindsay w says:

    It’s fun to see what everyone’s favorites are!

  56. TracyM #6773 says:

    AWESOME list Laurel!!!
    I would LOVE to have LOTS of the goodies from your list, with the top one being some Color Burst, so that I could make MAGIC happen!!! … I confess, I have other crafty essentials on my list.
    THANK YOU for sharing and for the chance to win 🙂

  57. Well I had the Minc on my list… so I got it!

  58. Beth Holt says:

    I want a Minc machine.

  59. I would like some more Copics and a new desk chair for my scrap room.

  60. Jessica Stull says:

    I have the MISTI on my wish list.

  61. Linda Peabody says:

    I would love a great watercolor kit and the mat stitched rectangle dies

  62. karenladd says:

    My crafty wish list item this year is a Misti!! I’ve been watching video tutorials all year and now I want one!

  63. On my list is a Misti! Love your list of crafty things!

  64. I would like the new Mama Elephant All Prettied Up Creative Cuts. They look so fun!!

  65. I would love storage for my crafting supplies or a subscription to Art Snacks box.

  66. Beyond a doubt my favorite crafting tool is the MISTI. I always had trouble stamping evenly and this has been the perfect tool for my imperfect stamping.

  67. Carol Mc says:

    On my wish list is the Heidi Swapp Minc.

  68. Thanks for showing these favorites. The crafty item on my wish list are storage pockets for stamps and dies to get more organized…and the time to use everything!

  69. Shirley says:

    Love all your crafty favorites. I have several items on my wish list. One item I am wishing for you have listed above…Kuretake Gansai 36 color set.

  70. I have SO many things on my wishlist. What I would love to have is a MISTI! 🙂 It is after all the Most Incredible Stamp Tool Invented right? hehe

  71. Nancy R. says:

    I have a set of Kuretake Gansai Tambi watercolors on my wish list. Thanks for sharing all your favorites with us Laurel!

  72. Ashlyn D'Aoust says:

    I would love a few Copic markers to start a collection. Thanks for sharing your favourites!

  73. On the top of my wish list is that my husband builds me my storage shelf for all my ink pads and one for all my 12×12 and 8 1/2 x11 papers, Then all my stamps and dies come next!!!

  74. Mary-Anne V. says:

    I would like to have a wink of stella pen and some Ziggies (as Laura B calls them!) for Christmas. Thanks so much for a wonderful and helpful post.

  75. Amante del Papel says:

    Kuretake Gansai Tambi watercolors, for sure!!!

  76. Every year happens the same to me. When I see the beautiful stamps that companies as Ellen Hutson, Mama Elephant and Lawn Fawn I always fall in love with them. This year I feel that I need “baaah humbug” from Lawn Fawn. 🙂

  77. Jan Elmore says:

    I am wishing for a pair of tweezers that lock to help with tying bows & such!

  78. Lori B says:

    Kuretake Gansai watercolors. Love what everyone does with these!

  79. I had a great time at Ellen’s black Friday sale and the goodies have already arrived here in Alaska. So now I started a new essentials to buy list after reviewing your favorites…Neehah heavy weight, Hero Arts ombre pad, and molotow masking pen. Thanks for all your wonderful blog posts in addition to your work at Ellen’s!

  80. Definitely have the Winsor & Newton water color markers on my wishlist this Christmas!!

  81. great list! I have been wanting the Cinch!

  82. Melissa says:

    Thank you for sharing your favorites crafty items! Stamps for my new Erin Condren planner are on my wish list!

  83. Karen King says:

    Great to see your fav crafty items!
    The Gansai Tambi watercolours are definitely on my wishlist!

  84. I want the Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers and lots of stamps.

  85. I would love a set of Peerless watercolors.

  86. I would love more Copics!

  87. Lots of crafty things on my wishlist… I would especially love to get some rich color watercolors like Peerless.

  88. Nice to see your favorites!! I have a looooong wish list. One on the list is MISTI, then a die cutting machine and dies, copics or any good markers etc etc etc
    Moxie Craftie

  89. Great list! My wish list includes a Minc machine and a Teflon bone folder 🙂

  90. Thanks for the great list. Gonna check out some of the stamp sets!

  91. Becky Rohwer says:

    A mini Minc is on my Christmas list this year.

  92. I really want to get myself the we r memory keepers letterpress platform! I also want to get a laser printer at home so that I can foil a lot more! 😉

  93. It’s a big and nice list. I like Strathmore Bristol Pad 9 × 12 do to cards and sketches. Its an ideia. Thanks!

  94. I would love the inside out stitched rectangle dies – they look so versatile!

  95. Maureen Hayes says:

    I’ve been covering the Moltow masking pen! Thanks for the chance to win Laurel, as well as for your crafty favs!

  96. Sandra Colebank says:

    Every time I see the kuretake paints I think about getting them. Thanks for your ideas.

  97. Maggie B says:

    Hi Laurel ~ Aside from the Brother Scan ‘N Cut, I am hoping to get the Gansai Tambi water colors and/or the Ken Oliver Color Burst sets. I have been extra good this year so hope Santa realizes that. LOL….Mrs. Claus also likes to help Santa get gifts ready so maybe…….Thanks for sharing your list….I know and love many of those items too!

  98. Laurel,
    I should just ask for everything on your list. I am a huge fan of your work, I have more of your cards Pinned than anyone else.
    thanks for sharing!

  99. A misti and/or a silhouette cameo would certainly make my Christmas merry! Or even just a crafting weekend with friends. I need to start my Christmas cards and have been thinking how much easier they might be with one of those two toys. Merry Christmas to all and a crafty good night.

  100. Lesley S says:

    The MISTI is what I have asked Santa for this year. We share a lot of favorites. Always fun to see what others love!

  101. Jean McCurry says:

    Long, long list but Magnolia stamp and die at the top

  102. melissab1872 says:

    Love your list of goodies Laurel! I would love a Misti from Santa!! ?

  103. Love your favorite list! I have Kuretake Gansai Tambi, Zig Clean Color Real Brush set, and Chameleon on my wish list 🙂 I am exploring coloring medium this season!

  104. Christy Q says:

    The Misti is on my wish list for Christmas this year! Thank you for sharing your list with us!

  105. smilynstef says:

    I’m hoping for some rectangle nesting dies.

  106. cjmiller55410 says:

    my list includes ken oliver colorburst set + those german metallic watercolors

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