Birthday Bouquet

Today’s card using the Number of Years Stamp Set and the gorgeous Birthday Bouquet DSP.  The card is for my girlfriend from high school and her birthday is two weeks before mine so we always called her the “elder” (LOL).  There are 3 of us from high school and our birthdays are all in May. I’ve had the gorgeous Birthday Bouquet Designer Series Paper since it first came out and… Read More »

May 1-25 Hostess Code Giveaway – Fabulous Four Stamp Set!

Four fabulous phrases, four ways to say just the right thing. Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, saying thanks, or wishing someone well, these images help you say what you want to say. Yay, it’s my birthday month!  This month’s free hostess code gifts will be stamp sets.  For the 1st period (May 1-15), you will receive the Fabulous Four Clear Mount Stamp Set.  Please remember you must use the hostess… Read More »

In the Meadow

The following items are no longer available: Basic Black 3/8″ Stitched Satin Trim White Uni-ball Signo Gel Pen Label Bracket Pnch Word Window PUnch Craft Scissors Today’s card features the In the Meadow Stamp Set.   This card was cased from Lisa Young (love her work!) found on Pinterest. I paired it with the Work of Art Stamp Set for the background and One Big Meaning Stamp Set for the greeting. … Read More »

Goodbye Swallowtail

Swallowtail Stamp is another item that is retiring and will no longer be available after 31 March 2016.  I paired it up with Everything Eleanor which is also retiring. The butterfly was colored in using Calypso Carol and Lost Lagoon (retiring) Stampin’ Write Markers.  I used the Decorative Dots Embossing Folder (retiring) for the background. SHOP ONLINE: If you need any supplies, please click on the graphic in the sidebar… Read More »

New Kit Ideas – Our Treat!

The You’re So Lovely Project Kit includes supplies to make 12 adorable cards AND 12 bags with tags. But that’s not all. You can use those same supplies to make 36 treat packages instead. Wow! Talk about endless kit possibilities. Watch concept artist, Melody, and trainer, Andrea, as they show how to use the kit

Hooroo Kind Koala

Stampin’ Up! is retiring the Kind Koala Stamp.   It’s such a cute adorable Koala! By adding a balloon from the Balloon Celebrations Photopolymer Stamp Set, I’ve made it into a masculine card. I used the “no longer available” Smokey Slate Blendabilities to color in the Koala.  I’m keeping my fingers crossed that Stampin’ Up! will bring these back or at least another type of alcohol marker. SHOP ONLINE: If you… Read More »

Adios to Choose Happiness and World of Dreams

The following are no longer available. Product List Black Stampin’ Emboss Powder [109133] $5.00 Iridescent Ice Stampin’ Emboss Powder [101930] $5.00 Cups & Kettle Framelits Dies [140624] $29.00 A Nice Cuppa Photopolymer Bundle [141074] $39.00 Today’s card features the retiring Choose Happiness and World of Dreams Stamp Sets.  I paired it with the Stylist Stripes Embossing Folder which is also retiring. And one of my favorite In-Color colors – Lost… Read More »

So Long Best Thoughts

The following items are no longer available: Cucumber Crush Dotted Lace Trim Calypso Coral Stampin’ Write Marker Wisteria Wonder Stampin’ Write Marker Square Envelopes 2014-2016 In-Color Background Designer Series Paper Crystal Effects Stampin’ Trimmer Replacement Cutting Mat Best Thoughts is a hostess stamp set that you can only get with a qualifying order and it will be retiring this year.  I used the colors Perfect Plum and Old Olive for… Read More »

Good Bye Birthday Blossoms

The following items are no longer available: 2014-2016 In Color 12″ x 12″ Card Stock Greetings Thinlits (French) The Birthday Blossoms Stamp Set is going away but the coordinating Pansy Punch will be staying! The flower images and leaves were colored in using a Blender Pen and the retiring Lost Lagoon and Mossy Meadow Classic Ink.  The middle of the flower was colored in using the Delightful Dijon Stampin’ Write… Read More »

Good Bye Sprinkles of Life

I’ll try and post what has sold out from the retirement list everytime I update this blog.   The following are no longer available: Cottage greeting Card Kit Stock & Store Caddy Washi Label Punch I combined Sprinkles of Life (which is retiring) with Kinda Eclectic (which is not retiring – yaaaay!). The Silver Glitter Tape is from the Sale-a-bration Catalog which retired on 31 Marc 2016.  I used it under… Read More »