Lovely As A Tree

Posted by on May 2, 2018 in Retiring, Sympathy, Techniques

Black Ice Technique is featured on this card created with the spruce from Lovely As A Tree.  This was the technique I taught at my April Technique Class. Supplies needed to create this card are minimal:  Basic Black cardstock, Silver Foil, Black Archival Ink, VersaMark, Clear Embossing powder and the stamp of your choice.  Embellishments are your choice.  I added a small piece of Black Shimmer Ribbon below the focal point and added the greeting from Teeny Tiny Wishes, which will be retiring as of May 31, 2018.  Greeting was punched out with the Classic Label Punch. The dragging of the ink pads, both Black and VersaMark are what makes this technique a WOW!  If you’re interested in learning a new technique, or refreshing an older technique, why not consider attending one of my classes.  I’d love to have you. Thanks for visiting today.  Happy...

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Helping Me Grow

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in 3D, Big Shot, Retiring

This lovely treat bag, stamped with Helping Me Grow, a stamp set on the current Retiring List, was a gift I received from my friend, Dee Beauchamp, this week.  The treat inside is as lovely as the treat bag made with the Mini Treat Bag Thinlits (137547), a lovely note and a package of flower seeds, just in time for spring planting.  The sentiment is embossed with white embossing powder and cut out with a Rose Garden Thinlit (140619). I love the Mini Treat bags and am so happy they will be in the NEW 2017-18 Annual catalogue, however, the 2017 Retired List is out and a number of items are already sold out.  Stampin’ Up re-loaded the Clearance Rack today so I would like to invite you to take a look.  There are so many bargains, of which some are already sold out on the first day so take a look today by clicking on the Clearance Rack Button on the side bar of my blog. Thanks for visiting!  Have a wonderful...

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Pop-Out Butterfly Birthday!

Posted by on Apr 24, 2017 in Birthday, Creative Folds, Retiring

Today’s share is one of two Creative Folds that stampers will be learning how to make today at my Creative Folds Class.  This creative fold was shared by Linda Bauwin, although the design is my own. I had a lot of fun designing this card and surely am planning to make more!  When you remove the belly band, and open this gate fold card, the inside of the card pops out!  It is beautiful! Did you know that Watermelon Wonder (2015-2017 In Color) and also the Papillon Potpourri stamp set used to create this card are retiring?  All retiring items are only while supplies last so if these are on your wish list, be sure to order soon to avoid disappointment.  Many items are already depleted so check your list today! Thanks for visiting...

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Saying Goodbye …

Posted by on May 31, 2015 in Big Shot, Birthday, Masculine, Other, Retiring

Today I’ll share some of the cards that will be part of my card buffet this afternoon.  Each card features a stamp or product that will only be available till June 2.  This first card would make a great masculine card. Although the Guy Greetings stamp set will be available in the new catalogue, the Adventure Stack DSP will be retiring. The Painted Petals DSP, the Polka Dots Embossing folder and the Startburst framelits are going.  The stamp used in this card is a SAB stamp set.  Fortunately, I was able to collect a few extra Sale-a-Bration items so I’ve decided to share them with my customers in June.  I will offer Sale-abration items free with a $60 order, while supplies last. This card features the Pistachio Pudding cardstock and Really Good Greetings which are both going. I hope you like these cards…there will be more to choose from at the buffet so be sure to come early so you get the best selection!  When they’re gone, they’re gone! Hope to see you this afternoon!...

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Saying Goodbye!

Posted by on May 27, 2015 in Retiring

Watch this little video for a quick reminder of what is going to be gone in just a couple of days! Bitter sweet goodbye to so many lovely stamps and products!

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