Announcing: "Abroad"... by Authentique Paper

Bonjour! We have been anxiously awaiting the announcement of our "Abroad" collection...grab the suitcase you secretly keep packed in the back of your closet and get ready for the journey of a lifetime! Universal in appeal, our "Abroad" collection will surely find a place in your adventurous heart!

After numerous requests from consumers and retail store owners alike, we have expanded many of our 2014 collections to include 12 pattern papers with a coordinating distressed solid on the back. Standard "solid" cardstock is a dime a dozen, but finding the perfect color match is nearly impossible...unless it comes straight from the source! To keep things interesting, each "solid" in this collection is actually a subtle map pattern...We are sure you will be pleased with the addition of "solids" to the Authentique Paper line up!

We trimmed our design- tree and created coordinating embellishments in only the best-selling shapes and sizes. Stamp Blocks, Circles & Scallops and Titles & Phrases are offered as complimentary pre-cut paper accents, in addition to the ever-popular 12x12 Details and 12x8 Elements stickers! 

Okay, here we go...the in depth reveal!

"Travel" 12x12 Paper - ABR001
vintage travel posters & cream map distressed solid

"Voyage" 12x12 Paper - ABR002
Map, compass and coordinate side design & black map solid

"Expedition" 12x12 Paper - ABR003
Global chevron quilt & light blue map distressed solid

"Roam"  12x12 Paper - ABR004
Adorned quote side design & red distressed solid

"Memo" 12x12 Paper - ABR005
Long-lost messages & deep blue distressed map solid

"Route" 12x12 Paper - ABR006
Swirly mosaic & perfect grey map distressed solid

"Away" 12x12 Paper - ABR016
Chicken wire & cream map distressed solid

"Elsewhere" 12x12 Paper - ABR017
Thin line color blocked vertical stripe & black map distressed solid

"Touring" 12x12 Paper - ABR018
Essential dots & light blue map distressed solid

"Worldwide" 12x12 Paper - ABR019
Brick and mortar & red distressed solid

"Section" 12x12 Paper - ABR020
Dottie chevron & deep blue map distressed solid

"Dart" 12x12 Paper - ABR021
Route 66 and beyond & perfect grey map distressed solid

Just in case you can't get enough of the beautiful tone-on-tone solid papers, we also offer two "Foundations" solid papers - one with a pure distressed solid and tone-on-tone map pattern and the other with a pure distressed solid and tone-on-tone blue dot pattern...

"Foundation One" 12x12 Paper - ABR007

"Foundation Two" 12x12 Paper - ABR008

"Details" 12x12 Sticker - ABR009
This "Details" sticker is definitely's filled with versatile quotes & phrases AND it's printed on our CUSTOM matte-finish cardstock adhesive

"Elements" 12x8 Sticker - ABR011
Personalize every project with our super-popular "Elements" stickers - a definite bang for your buck!

"Stamp Blocks" die cuts - ABR010
Double sided cardstock die cut paper accents - stamps and shapes in multiple sizes - mini albums are a snap with the Stamp Blocks! Layer on top of each other and create your own 3D embellishments!

 "Titles & Phrases" die cuts - ABR012
Best-selling "Titles & Phrases" are a must-add when purchasing this collecton. How awesome are these!?!?!

 "Circles & Scallops" die cuts - ABR013
Perfectly sized "Circles & Scallops" - another must-have for the extra pop needed to complete your project! Don't forget, these are double sided as well...layer away!

 6x6 Bundle - ABR014
Card makers unite - the 6x6 bundle features 24 sheets of reduced-scale designs, double sided and ready to hit the road!

Collection Kit - ABR015
Includes: 12 pattern papers - 2 Foundations, 12x12 and 12x8 sticker...a little taste of the "Abroad" collection...for those on the move!

 12x12 Paper Pad - ABR500
A brand *new* addition in 2014 - 24 sheet 12x12 paper pad...get all 12 designs in one shot!

Be still my...and your heart...our design team has created some amazing projects that will make you want to grab your bag and head on an adventure of your own! Explore, dream and discover...remember, everything is wonderful abroad!

Envelope & Tags by Design Team Member Eva Dobilas

Paper Bag Mini Album by Design Team Member Shellye McDaniel

Mini Album by Design Team Member Loes de Groot

We want to GIVE AWAY an "Abroad" prize to one lucky fan! If you have a Facebook account, change your profile picture to the "badge" below AND leave a comment telling us what you love about this collection and we will draw and announce a winner in our "Winner Round-up" at the end of this month! If you don't have a FB account, leave us a detailed comment and you'll still be entered to win!


  1. WOW---I really enjoy those colors! It reminds me of the vintage traveling, yet still as a modern feel to it. Perfect!

  2. LOVE the chicken wire! I would travel to the ends of the earth for this paper!!

  3. This collection is gorgeous, perfect for notes from travel but I see it in mens cards as well. I admire this collection a lot.

  4. I love everything about this colletion. Besides scrapbooking, travelling is my favorite! :-)

  5. I love how you put the solids on the back. You're right - it's not so easy finding coordinating solids, even if you're looking for black and white.

  6. Tres chic!! Excellent collection for those upcoming adventures I will soon enjoy!

  7. Love this collection, which is why I choose the FB pic I did :)

  8. Wow i would love to have an awesome collection like this . this can't be bought where I live so it would be great to win it !!

  9. I loved this collection the moment I saw it during all the CHA releases on FB. I love anything to do with travel, and the colors are beautiful.

  10. wauh this is such a perfect collection i love everything , i know what i will make already

  11. I really like the cream
    color and the blues in
    this. Love the album.
    Carla from Utah

  12. So many wonderful aspects of this new line; the colorway makes it super versatile the flip sides are perfect to use with the print sides and the embellishments are great. I love all of the small scrapbook ideas. This is a set I would love to own! Thanks for this opportunity to win some fun!

  13. You know I love ALL things Authentique. This collection is divine (as always) and if I won you know I'd use it....and share what I make with it. Sheesh it would even cause me to bust out photos from one of the 19 different countries I've been to. Off to change my profile pic now!

  14. I thought I just commented but here goes again. I love the paper, But that mini album is to die for. How original and beautiful. I love the layout!! I will definitely need to do that one!

  15. I would love to win this collection, my parents took a cruise last year and they have been hinting at me that they want a scrapbook of the pictures they took and this collection would be ideal for the scrapbook!!!!!!!!

  16. I love travel themed collections! this one has nice colors (yes to creams
    and blues!) and die cuts and element stickers look like something I would use a lot.

  17. I love anything to do with travel and these papers in particular in this collection are just amazing. Thank you for the chance to win a fabulous prize.

  18. So excited to hear about adding the "solids". I've tried many times to match blues, or reds and it is almost impossible. This will be great.
    A great informational post all the new things. And the DT has some great inspiration. Always fun with Authentique

  19. The paper choices are so amazing. I can't wait to get my hands on it.

  20. Oh My Goodness!!!!!!! I MUST have this entire a matter of fact, I MUST have at least 2 of everything! My DH & I are fortunate enough to be able to do a lot of traveling so I am always, always, always looking for great papers, etc to use for recording the amazing memories we make while on those travels. Thanks for the chance to win this awesome collection!!!

  21. I cannot wait for this. I need to scrap my European vacation pictures from last summer! Perfect!!!

  22. Another stunning collection! I love the blues, reds, and blacks in this collection!! I am in love with the Global chevron quilt is to die for! Fantastic job!

  23. Absolutely LOVE this line!!!! the colors are perfect!!!!

  24. would love to have this collection

  25. Wow, such an amazing lay-out! I love its versatility and would love to use it to scrap my summer vacation photos.
    Gorgeous projects too!

  26. Love this line! Can't wait to get it!

  27. This collection is one of your best yet! The vintage patterns and extra embellishments work so well With the muted colors. I can't wait to get my hands on this collectors collection!

  28. love the maps!! I have europe pictures ready to scrapbook!

  29. How soon will it be out? I love this line-it will be perfect for my upcoming trip.

  30. WOW wow WOW

    Each side of each paper is lovely - I think I will need to get two sets so that I can use both sides to the max!!!

    LOVE the colours & patterns and ALL of the co-ordinating elements of Abroad - PERFECT for special travels and for everyday & magic moments too!!!

    THANK YOU for sharing all the lovely DT projects and for the chance to win some CRAFTY AWESOMENESS ... where Everything Is Wonderful Abroad With Authentique :)

  31. I am so thankful to see this awesome paper. I have a son that loves to go abroad and this gives me beautiful options. I love the map patterns on the solid sides. I'm inspired!

  32. This is perfect for my traveling sons mementos. I particularly like the chevron die cuts which are so insanely popular right now. I would love to be the lucky winner. The Inspirational projects are igniting my creative fire.

  33. I love this collection. We travel every year and this would be a great foundation for an album about our travels.

  34. Wonderful collection! I am crazy abt old maps, etc, so these map papers really appeal to me!!!

    Thanks so much for including us non-FBers in your giveaways!! Authentique is the best!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

  35. OMGosh - what's not to love with this collection. These papers will be coveted by many. All of us travel, even if only in our dreams. The fact that these are double-sided papers make it even better. Thanks so much, Authentique!!!

  36. I love how neutral this collection is...perfect for my Mexico album as well as Epcot pictures! Changing my FB pic! Thanks for the chance to win!

  37. Love Love Love this collection! Right now I'm thinking of so many things I want to make. Putting the distressed solids on the back is PERFECT. You've made creating beautiful projects so much easier.

  38. Gorgeous line, I love the colours (so does everyone else) - so versatile. Love the addition of grey and black to the red/blue/white basics and the patterns and embellishments are the perfect addition. Thanks for the chance to win. Julie :o)

  39. I like the colors of this collection a lot and I like those stamp blocks. Fun!!

  40. I love the antique feel, the colors, the motifs! I could use this for so many applications. My family travels for fun, work, and college related activities. The titles and phrases...terrific, the details sticker fun! and that global chevron page...just want to stare at that! Just a wonderful line!


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