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3.01.2010

Product Showcase: Studio Calico's Anthology & A Giveaway!









{Reported by Ashley Harris}




As most of you may know Studio Calico is not only a kit club. It produces it's own scrapbooking lines as well of some of their own stamps. Today I will be reviewing their latest release the Anthology line. I have to say that I really love this line.

I have to say that the patterns are great. They are pretty original and I like that. I love the mix of greens and blues thrown in with yellows and cream. I love the alpha stickers. I love that you have a choice of two different sets on one sheet. FABULOUS!!

What I made:
Outside of card.
All Studio Calico except Bling Brads by Bazzill.

Inside of card
Materials: Cardstock: Bazzill Basics French Vanilla, Blue bling, Studio Calico Anthology Typo pp, cardstock stickers, Car sticker on inside is from Studio Calico's Home Front line.


Materials: Cardstock Bazzill Basics OP White, Studio Calico Compilation pp, Studio Calico cardstock sticker, stamp is Stampin Up!, misc buttons and hemp.


12x12 Layout
Materials: Cardstock Bazzill Basics OP White, Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist Olive Vine, Studio Calico Bouquet pp, Studio Calico cardstock stickers, misc buttons and hemp.


Where and How Much:
What: Studio Calico Anthology line
Manufacturer: Studio Calico
MSRP: $0.86-5.16
Available online: Two Peas In a Bucket, Stop and Scrap*, Emma's Paperie


I have to say that I absolutely love this line. Wait, I think I already said it, but worth saying again! Not pictured are their journaling cards which I think are simply stunning. So, if you ask me, GO BUY IT. NOW. Hurry!

What do you think? Do you love? Leave a comment by noon EST on Tuesday to win a Studio Calico Anthology Prize Pack! WOOO HOOO!

146 comments:

diana albright said...

LOVE Anthology! The woodgrain paper is DREAMY!!

Antoinette said...

Another give-away??? You gals are too kind. I think the line is pure vintage and yet so appropriate for any modern day settings. Love the muted colors.

isabel scrap said...

i'm a SC fan !!!

Alexandre said...

Fantastic giveaway, love this new line

la zaz said...

Count on me for the giveaway please
pretty please

cbk said...

Love this line, the colors are wonderful!

the mustik said...

the colors are perfect, love the whole line

Guillauma M said...

Great giveaway, love to win this new Studio Calico collection

isa dona said...

I love the vintage style... amazing line

Vitoria said...

Thanks so much for this giveaway

BĂ©atrice B. said...

Anthologie is my favorite from CHA
Love to win your cool giveaway

GrannyCharlotte said...

I like the clean look of this line. It doesn't seem to be to feminine. Looks like a good line to do some male scrapbook pages with. Thanks for sharing and for an opportunity to win.

Cindy said...

Great colors. I'd love to win! Thanks for the chance.

carriegel said...

I really like the wood grain paper. Thanks for the chance to win.

Sindy said...

Love the patterns and colors! Makes me think of spring!

ArlaMo said...

Love this line!! SC rocks!

sandalloons40 said...

wow, thanks for the generous opportunity to win! well, I love journaling cards cuz I make cards each month for 5 years now for widows and widowers, and it is so easy to add them to the front of the card, as a great embellishment!

Elizabeth said...

ooo..this line is gorgeous!! I really want it. :D

~~Mia~~ said...

I absolutely love the Anthology line!! (Home Front too actually!) I have bought both lines 3 or 4 times over!!!! (and I never do that cuz I don't like to use one paper more than once!) LOLOL!!!

Michelle said...

I've gotten a chance to play around with some of these papers and I really like the colors!

JeanneK said...

I love this line. It is so fresh! I would love to win some, thanks for the chance.

wendyp said...

Would love the chance to play with some of those yummy papers!!!

Stephanie Zito said...

I love Studio Calico and would love to play with this new line! I really love the patterns and those alphas! Thanks for the chance to win!

askings said...

this line looks fantastic...thanks for sharing it with us!!!

triciapeever said...

Love some of those pps, especially the green floral one and the alphas are awesome!!!

kmassman said...

Love the cards and the Paper! Thanks for the giveaway!

Chrispea said...

I love their line. It's totally different from other lines I've seen. I haven't seen it in person, but love what SC dt has done with their papers.

jill said...

I love how interesting and versatile this line is. Go SC!

Diana said...

I love Studio Calico and would love this collection for myself!

Jewel said...

I love Anthology! It seems so fresh and just love the vintagy vibe. I have been hounding my lss store to carry it.

Beedubya said...

Every month i think about signing up for Studio Calico's kit club...hmmm. Thanks for the chance to win, Ashley! I miss you guys!

Gayle215 said...

This line looks very versitile. I hope I win. I've seen it online but not in my LSS.

Pam said...

I LOVE this line and cannot wait to get my hands on it!!! I love the colors and I really really love that paper with the letters all over it!!!

Sherry said...

wow, this is so lovely and heartwarming - i love the woodgrain and the trees... very nice

KittyMama said...

I like what I've seen online; I'd love to see it in person. I thought they were selling it in stores, but I haven't seen it anywhere yet!

Carla said...

Anthology is a gorgeous line! I have yet to work with any Studio Calico products, but know alot of gals that have, and they just rave about it!! I would love to have some to work with!! And blues and greens are my favorite colors to scrap with!!

Wendy said...

Love it!!! These are ranking right up there with some of my favorite lines! The colors are wonderful!

gscrapbooks said...

It looks like an awesome collection!

Joy Pearcy said...

LOVE, LOVE this line. You did amazing with the cards and the layout. Thanks for the chance to win something awesome!!

Tricia said...

The SC kits and paper are awesome! Great giveaway!

Joni Parker said...

I love this collection. Your projects prove exactly why....they each look so different, you wouldn't even know they were from the same line. Great review & projects. This collection just moved up to a higher priority on my "must have" list. Thanks for the chance to "win" it!!!

Mabel said...

What a fantastic giveaway!! love this collection, so versatile and cool designs! thanks for the chance!! =)

william said...

Um, yes... I love!

alwayscharlie said...

Anthology is wonderful! I love the color pallette and the designs are terrific. thanks for sharing!

Jodee said...

I'm still undecided about this line. Would love to give it a try!

rebecca_geile said...

I have never purchased anything by Studio Calico, but I always love the projects I see made with their products.

Julie Batta said...

I love the vintage feel of this line. And what's great is that it can go for both male and female LOs or cards. Awesome.

Jingle said...

This collection is nothing less than fabulous!!! And I love what you did with it!

Danielle said...

The collection is gorgeous! I love Studio Calico papers, and this is the best yet. Thank you for the chance to win.

Just Me & Z said...

Wow, that collection is fabulous! I love the patterned paper and the card you made for dad is adorable! Thank you for the chance to win this great collection!
:)

Arjanne said...

Looks great!

Heidi Y said...

Great job on the cards & cute LO! This line looks great! Can't wait to get a hold of some :)

Natalie said...

I think it's nice. Definitely not streamlined patterns, which is a nice change. I imagine it's really nice IRL. The patterns and pallette seem to be appealing.

Jennifer Cowan said...

Love the new line for SC... I wish I could order some with my kits!

Steff said...

I'm with you---really liking that mix of soft blues with the yelow and green. I also really like the font of the alpha stickers. Wouldn't mind a chance to play with this kit!

AngMomof3 said...

I think I like it! I'd love to see it close up (preferably mailed to my front step) and get a real feel for the products. :)

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

This is a great new line!! Would love to have a chance to play with it!

Theresa said...

SC has wonderful kits and this line doesn't disappoint. Love it!!! =)

Kim M said...

There papers have such a different look than other paper on the market, it is fun and fresh and hip, love it!

Jennifer said...

Love the look of these papers. Thanks for the chance to win.

Joli said...

I loved Homefront, but this one knocks my socks off!!!! I am hoping to get this line in my hands very soon!!!!
Cute projects!!! Thanks for the fun review!!!

Emilyt said...

This line is awesome! Great examples. The colors are so versatile. I'd love to win and play with!

Melinda AKA medialady said...

Yes I love it and would love to win this great giveaway!

Savor the Journey said...

Do I love it?
Absolutely! I "need" these papers .. "need" them!
Thanks for the opportunity!

~Bev

Jenn said...

Studio Calico is awesome!

Gabi said...

The ladies of Studio Calico are pure genius! They get it right every time!

I feel like their lines always portray my scrappin' personality of modern, vintage, eclectic with just a smidgen of kitsch.

I love it and thanks for sharing!

-Gabi from Savannah, TX

JoAnn said...

Wow I dodn't even know these existed!!! I really like the look of them. Thanks for the great review and keep up the good work you guys! JoAnn

Pegg S said...

I'm a big fan of their kits. They have amazing designers who show off their kits so well. This new line looks great !

jill marie barrett said...

this looks like fun.
jill b

Courtney ;-) said...

LOVE it! can't wait to get my hands on some and play! :)

lisa g. said...

great colors and combos! would loooove a chance to win!!

Cassi said...

i love the new line -- it's retro hip and completely versatile!

Lisa Cutler said...

The gals over at SC really are in tune with what's hot and they are so customer service orientated. So happy that their venture is doing so well - love their stuff!

PamS said...

This line looks fun.

Jen said...

FABulous creations Ashley! I have to tell you that your dad card is perfect for my son...I keep telling him to stop saying 'hey' and that made me think of him! This collection looks so versatile to use on any kind of craft! Love this!

{Sarah} said...

YUM!!! Yes, I love this line!!

Stephanie said...

Love this collection! It could be used to pretty much anything.

Anonymous said...

This collection is so pretty! I am so ready for spring

Lynda p
lyndaparedes@yahoo.com

JustYolie said...

oooh VERY PRETTY!

Anonymous said...

I like! I like!

tdwatt@acxiom.com

Julie Overby said...

Cute cards and I love your layout too! This is a fabulous collection from SC. I've been wanting to get my hands on it for some time now!

julie.schellin said...

ME ME ME I want some Studio Calico. I have loved everything they have put out. Thanks for a chance to win!

lisa808 said...

I love pretty paper.

nailgirl said...

um...yes i love this new line by studio calico! every bit is awesome!

StampingJan said...

The paper is really pretty, and your cards are great! Thanks for the opportunity!

Peggy said...

Love the greens, blues, creams and yellows. God bless!

jennie said...

every little thing that Sc touches turns to gold. It is an awesome collection!

Cynthia B. said...

Why yes, I love this line! Always quality stuff with SC. Thanks so much for the chance to win!

Jill said...

I am very curious to see this line because the muted colors seem like they would be interesting. I have only seen it on line so can't tell for sure.

Kelly Hansen said...

I love this paper line. By far in my eyes one of the best @ CHA this year!

Denise said...

Not only is it named after one of favorite stores...the line contains just as much gorgeousness.

Sela said...

Love it! These look great for some manly cards, which are always a little challenging :)

Avital said...

I LOVE this line, especially the combination of vintage/retro yet crisp/clean design.

HatTrikk said...

I have been swooning over this line since the CHA sneaks! Sadly, I doubt any of our local stores here will ever carry SC, so winning this would be fabulous!!!

GinniG said...

Interesting colors!!! Lots of possibilities with this line. LOVE your examples! Especially that you showed the INSIDE of your card! That's always a challenge for me. :)

sohpiasmom said...

Totally love this new line and want to get my hands on it!

Maya said...

Pretty line! I have some papers from the line that came with my Jenni Bowlin kit and thy look awesome.

Etta said...

OF COURSE I love it! I don't want to go buy it, I wanna win it! (But if I don't, I guess I'll go buy it then!)

kimberly a. said...

seeing all that you created with this line has made it jump up higher on my wish-list!!!

Scrapycandy said...

This line is new to me and I have to agree with everything you said. Great stuff!

Erika M. said...

I'm loving the fact that Studio Calico branched out from being a kit club. There new line is quite adorable!

Jenny McGee said...

Looks great, love your projects. Thanks for a chance to win.

Nancy L. said...

really cute things that you made! love the line along with the color combo!

Janet said...

Oh, I love these - they are beautiful and I adore the cards. Thanks.

miss guido said...

love Studio Calico stuff!!!!!!

Debbi Tehrani said...

I just love their stuff. The patterns and colors are awesome!

barbs said...

I really do like all of your cards and the Studio Calico collection! Thanks for the chance to win.

Lainey said...

Love, love, LOVE Studio Calico! I've been a long-time member and will continue to sub as long as I'm financially able to!

Shirley said...

I love it! It "matches" any event or photos I might have...Great all around designs! :D

Erica Hettwer said...

I love it...a LOT!!! :D

stinker said...

i think this line is amazing!! i really love the cards and LO you made with it :)

dahlhousedesigns said...

Oh, I'd have to agree... it is super. And your projects are awesome!

lisa a.

Lesa said...

This line is so nice and refreshing--would love to give it a whorl!!

Diane B. said...

love this line - the soft colors the designs. it'd be an awesome stack of goodness to win! thanks for the chance!

dawnaclark said...

Would love to have it!!! gorgeous!!

Karen said...

Love your projects with this line!

Marie Pilgrim said...

I have the SC Home Front collection and it is alllll good! This one looks just as nice.

julieann said...

I love these colors so much!! Thanks for the great giveaway:)

GinnyLouHoo said...

great colors. I love the muted hues.

Valerie said...

Love this collection!

corrie71 said...

Love the colors in this new set!

everyday inspirations said...

Love the Anthology line and loving what you did with it - the thanks card is fantabulous! Nice work!

catherine s.

Bel said...

Love their new line...thanks for the opportunity! :)

JgWM said...

Your designs are really pretty. I love the color combinations tha they put together in this line. Very pretty collection!

Lisa J. said...

Their paper is divine!!!

NanaBeth said...

I like it. It's fresh, breezy-perfect spring collection.

Jacquie said...

It is one of my favorite new lines this time out. I LOVE their innovative colors and patterns!

Vicki said...

It's a great line. I love the colors.

BabyBokChoy said...

((heart)) studio calico anything and everything!

Rebecca said...

I can't wait to see this paper in person. Very cool!

gilroy gal said...

All those patterns look so versatile and the colors are yummy!Love what you did with them too!

Linda G said...

I love this line !!!

Christine Schmidt said...

Fabulous line! Studio Calico has the most amazing kits (but you gotta be fast & snatch them as soon as they're released!) LOVE their Journaling cards!

Kelly said...

I absolutely adore Studio Calico - and this release is no exception.
Love. Love. Love.

StacyC said...

Love this giveaway... Love the creations... Beautiful...

love scrapping said...

This line looks great--I would love to see it in person!!

Curlywiggles said...

I adore this line, SC are SO amazing. I think the fabrips are my favourite, but I love all the stickers and the journalling cards too. It's great how versatile the papers are, they can be used for any theme!

Vanessa said...

I love Studio Calico, I have never had a chance to buy one of their kits but I would love to use one--luv the supplies!!!

Allison said...

These papers looks great - realy easy to use! and I love the projects you created. Thanks for introducing the company, I've never heard of Studio Calico before!

Veronica said...

Love Studio Calico! Thanks for the chance to win!

connie said...

I love the colors in this line! Thanks for a chance to win.

Candace said...

Studio Calico is quickly becoming a fave, can't wait to try out there amazing fab rips!!!

Kathy said...

Love your blog. Thanks for the chance.

Jen said...

I adore this line! Studio Calico is fastly becoming one of my faves!

Rebecca Ednie said...

I love the masculine cards made with this paper. How inspiring!

Deb said...

Mad love for all things Studio Calico!