Sunday, April 13, 2014

2014 National Art Education Convention

Westcott Brand was the star of the show at the 2014 National Art Education Association Convention! Our resident designer and tape crafting aficionado Marisa Pawelko of Modern Surrealist led attendees on an exploration into the world of creating custom accessories with packing tape using our fabulous Titanium Bonded NonStick Scissors! The Make n' Take project is called "Papel Picado Inspired Packing Tape Pencil Pouches"! Inspired by the Mexican art of papel picado these fun accessories are a great way to express your creativity! Visit our community crafting website for the full project tutorial!

Friday, April 4, 2014

WCK All-Star Designers Spring Series: Egg-Stravaganza

Westcott Brand proudly sponsors the All Star Designer Spring Series on When Creativity Knocks! Tune into the premiere episode where fabulous designers such as Jonathan Fong, Cindi Bisson, Laura Bray Ana Araujo and Judi Watanabe show their EGG-STRA EGG-STRAVAGANT Easter Egg Project Ideas!!! 

And here's a bonus Mother Knows Best craft project:

 Stay tuned for more inspiring episodes coming soon!

Monday, March 17, 2014

March Madness Stencil Giveaway

During the month of March, upload your stencil and lettering projects to for a chance to win a deluxe trio of Westcott Brand Stencils!
Winner may choose any 3 in stock Stencil Packs from our extensive collection!

*Contest ends at midnight PST on March 31st 2014. Winner will be selected at random and must provide a valid street shipping address within the continental USA or Canada.

Sunday, March 16, 2014

2014 NAEA National Convention

Join Westcott Brand at the National Art Education Association Convention March 29-31 in San Diego, CA. We will be showcasing our educational line of tools with creative project designer Modern Surrealist! Be sure to stop by our booth for a free make-n-take/lesson plan! 

*Show open to registered attendees only. Some requirements apply. 
For more info about the show and to register to attend click HERE. 

The NAEA National Convention is an annual event providing substantive professional development services that include the advancement of knowledge in all sessions, events, and activities for the purpose of improving visual arts instruction in American schools. As such, it is the world's largest art education convention.

The three-day convention includes over 1,000 participatory workshops, panels, seminars for job-alike groups . . . research reports, discussions, exhibits, and tours . . . keynote addresses by world-acclaimed educators, artists, researchers, and scholars . . . with the opportunity to connect with your colleagues from all over the  world. Each year some 140-200 exhibitor booths displaying the latest art  textbooks, high-tech software, prints, slides, curriculum materials, equipment, and programs, as well as the latest studio and art history media are made available for examination and review to art educator delegates. 

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Wallflower No More CHA Mega Show Workshop

Westcott Brand cutting tools proudly sponsored the workshop "Wallflower No More" at the Craft and Hobby Association 2014 Mega Show! Celebrity crafter and host of the hit TV show She's Crafty Wendy Russell led workshop attendees on an exploration into the world of upcycling, using vintage wallpaper scraps to dress up ordinary household accessories! To find the perfect tools for your next project visit us online today! And for tons more project inspiration and to enter our monthly giveaways, head on over to our social media crafting website CraftingRocks!

Monday, March 3, 2014

Designer Throwdown

Westcott Brand cutting tools proudly sponsors the Charity Wings Art Center! At the Craft & Hobby Association 2014 Mega Show we sponsored the Designer Throwdown! Designers had 8 minutes - in honor of the Cre8time movement to create a crafty masterpiece using the contents of their mystery boxes! Here you can see our resident designer Marisa Pawelko of Modern Surrealist in a craft duel against Jonathan Fong - spokesperson for Craft Attitude! To find the perfect tools for your next project visit us online! And for tons more project inspiration and to enter our monthly giveaways, head on over to Crafting Rocks, our community crafting social network!

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Rags to Riches Workshop at CHA 2014 Mega Show

Westcott Brand sponsored a fabulous workshop featuring upcycled wearable art projects with instructor Lorine Mason of It's Sew Lorine at the Craft & Hobby Association 2014 Mega Show! 

Click HERE for a full step by step project tutorial! This makes for a perfectly easy and fun Cre8time project and is a great way to "upcycle" your old clothing and fabric scraps! A great thanks to our workshop sponsors: Fabric Editions, Inc. Blumenthal Lansing Co. / Beacon Adhesives Prym/Dritz Adtech Consumer National Nonwovens and to our workshop facilitator Modern Surrealist!