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Chris and Sharon at Red Lead
27 North Gore Ave. Webster Groves, Mo.
We are sisters and best friends!
Interests: stencils, rubber stamps, vintage photos, altered art,
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Our New Red Lead Website! The new website has a lot of features that we know you are going to love! One of the most important features we wanted to have was the ability to share your art work with... Continue reading
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Who doesn't like mason jars? I can remember our Grandma out in the garden at day break picking green beans at just the right moment for canning that day. We had the job of washing and cleaning the beans for... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2014 at Red Lead Rubber Stamps & Paper Arts
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You know how we feel about words. A few months ago Becky was in the store and I had a few new trinkets in my pocket that we were working on. I showed her the Art Girl Key Ring and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2014 at Red Lead Rubber Stamps & Paper Arts
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10 Brand New Seaside Rubber Stamps 25 images in all! Parrots, Fish, Sea Shells, Frames, Mermaids, Sailor Boys, and more inspiring words and photo frames - just what you need to create Beachy Art! We are offering a Seaside Collection... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2014 at Red Lead Rubber Stamps & Paper Arts
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I don't know about your town but it's hot and steamy here in St. Louis. This morning when I went out to water the tomatos I knew it was going to be one of those muggy days that keeps you... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2014 at Red Lead Rubber Stamps & Paper Arts
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You know how much we love stencils and rubber stamps - here are 3 new 6" x 6" stencils that work great for backgrounds. Tea Leaves, Sea Stars, and Lots of Big Dots. Chris loves to mix up our Artisan... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2014 at Red Lead Rubber Stamps & Paper Arts
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Yep we've been painting up a storm! So love the painted seahorses, dolphins, and parrots. They come in 4 colors - Flamingo Pink, Tropicana Orange, Sea Blue, and Aquatic Aqua. Of course we couldn't leave well enough alone and stenciled... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2014 at Red Lead Rubber Stamps & Paper Arts
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Lots of New Seaside Collage Sheets! Looking out the window on this humid summer morning makes me think of the months that we spent in Florida when we were kids. My Mom would pack the entire household - kids &... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2014 at Red Lead Rubber Stamps & Paper Arts
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And the celebration continues - just in case you haven't heard - we are celebrating 23 years of creativity - and still loving every minute of it with coffee and cupcakes most every day! On the spur of the moment... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2014 at Red Lead Rubber Stamps & Paper Arts
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A while back I was telling you about us ( me & chris ) celebrating 23 years of creativity. Sometimes it seems just like yesterday that we were downtown in the loft district making paper bowls and handmade books. Next... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2014 at Red Lead Rubber Stamps & Paper Arts
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Rustic Bird Art Kit with Your Purchase! Today Only! A Free Rustic Bird Pin Kit with your $18.00 product purchase! Here is what is in your Rustic Bird House Kit: 1 set of small wood bird houses. 1 mini collage... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2014 at Red Lead Rubber Stamps & Paper Arts
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Brand New Art Stencils One thing we know for sure - we love to go to the studio, get out all of our stencils and stamps, paint and brushes, inks, chalks, collage sheets, the whole shebang - and start playing... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at Red Lead Rubber Stamps & Paper Arts
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Come celebrate 23 years of creative stamping, painting, collaging, stenciling, and making with us on Sat. May 10, 2014 - 11am - 3pm. Free Charming Necklace Make & Take at the Red Lead store in St. Louis. We will have... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2014 at Red Lead Rubber Stamps & Paper Arts
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A few weeks ago - maybe more - you know how time has a way of slipping by - Heidi was at the store telling us how much she loved to make cards - me too. On a whim I... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2014 at Red Lead Rubber Stamps & Paper Arts
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Betsy & Becky Every once in awhile we get the question about why we name some of our rubber stamps with "people" names. Betsy & Becky is a case in point. I guess we could say 2 bunnies, 1 duck,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2014 at Red Lead Rubber Stamps & Paper Arts
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Our anniversary is right around the corner. It all started in 1991 - 23 years ago. So many friends met and made, hundreds of art workshops taught, buildings bought and sold, thousands of ideas tossed around - some really good... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2014 at Red Lead Rubber Stamps & Paper Arts
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The newest art sensation - Artist Trading Blocks! Stack them - trade them - make them! What are they? Heavy weight cardstock blocks that are flat and scored for easy altering & folding. So fun to make! Chris colorized the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2014 at Red Lead Rubber Stamps & Paper Arts
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Chris and I have been talking about putting together an e-magzine for a long time and we finally made it happen! There is a little bit of everything included in the magzine. Tag Art, Step by Step Tutorials, Jewelry, Artist... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2014 at Red Lead Rubber Stamps & Paper Arts
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Good Morning! The signs of Spring are everywhere - birds singing, ferns sprouting, and tiny snowdrops peeking through. Today here in St. Louis the temp is supposed to be 70 degrees. Love! One of my favorite things to do on... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2014 at Red Lead Rubber Stamps & Paper Arts
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Evidence of Travel bonjour! Visit Paris with us. It's springtime...come along and enjoy the artful journey. Springtime in Paris We stepped off the plane in the late afternoon of May 12th and immediately felt the wonder of the city of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2014 at Red Lead Rubber Stamps & Paper Arts
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Start with a hand dyed Brown Sugar Tag. Punch an oval circle out of Vintage Music Paper. Glue the scallop oval to the tag. With an awl poke a set of 2 holes as shown in the photo. Thread the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2014 at Red Lead Rubber Stamps & Paper Arts
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Seems like everything is coming up Birds for the past week. Nature and birds are one of our favorite themes for stamping and making. New bird rubber stamps and stencils always get our creative juices flowing in overdrive. Really. It's... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2014 at Red Lead Rubber Stamps & Paper Arts
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Spring is right around the corner and this year is no different than any other - we can't wait for warm weather, singing birds, and the first green sprouts of daffidols telling us "Spring is Here!" We are so loving... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2014 at Red Lead Rubber Stamps & Paper Arts
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All Birds Gather Here Collection includes: 3 brand new Rubber Stamps - Annie & Alex Sing, My Time to Fly, and Twig Nest. 2 brand new Bird collage sheets - Bird 36 & Bird 37. 3 brand new Stencils -... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2014 at Red Lead Rubber Stamps & Paper Arts
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All of the Valentine Artist Trading Cards are in and Chris is trading the cards out today and we will be mailing them tomorrow. As always there is a little surprise tucked into each package for you! The next ATC... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2014 at Red Lead Rubber Stamps & Paper Arts