A Look Back

As you probably know by now, many Stampin' Up! stamp sets are retiring at the end of June.  Let's take a look back at a few of my old blog posts to some of my favorite stamp sets that are retiring.

Retiring stamp sets:  Very Thankful (turtle image) and Thank You Kindly (dotted circles)

Retiring stamp set and accessories: Best Wishes & More, Bermuda Bay Patterns Designer Series Paper and polka-dot ribbon, Soft Subtles brads

Retiring stamp set and accessories:  Nursery Necessities, Brocade Blue card stock, Bravo Burgundy and Brocade Blue 5/8" Grosgrain Ribbons,

Retiring stamp set and accessories:  Close as a Memory, Sage Shadow card stock and Stampin' Write marker, Elegant Eggplant 1/4" Grosgrain Ribbon

Retiring stamp set and accessories: Good Friends, Summer Sun card stock, Pink Flamingo Designer Series Paper,  Star Punch, Bolds Bright Brads

Don't wait until the last minute — order your favorite retiring stamps and accessories today!

Don't Forget!

  • To check out the Last Chance Stamp Set List! Click Here to View!
  • To check out the Last Chance Accessories List! Click Here to View!
  • To check out the Last Chance Decor Elements List! Click Here to View!
  • To purchase the Mini Starter Kit for just $99! CLICK HERE for kit contents. Click HERE to learn more about the From the Heart Stampers Team and The Heartfelt Stampers Team.

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A Special Thanks

I've had such terrific workshop hostesses this past month!  I've had incredible workshop totals, as high as over $700!  I've been so busy getting all of the orders  in and product delivered, and now that it's done, I want to work today on some special cards to say thank you!

Here's the first one:

Sometimes I'm happier with my cards than other days, and today, I'm just feeling really good about this card!  I began with a Splitcoast Sketch Challenge of the day which is always a great place to start.  I noticed that the main focal image was just the right size for a stamp set I haven't had a chance to use yet — it's a Level 2 Hostess Exclusive stamp set called Wings of Friendship.  You can earn this stamp set FREE when you host a workshop totaling at least $400.  AND if you were to host a workshop with a $400 total, you'd also earn an additional product from the Sale-A-Bration catalog FREE.  Check out the Sale-A-Bration promotion HERE.

I began with Basic Gray as the base of my card, then added blocks in Rich Razzleberry, Old Olive and Pale Plum.  The stamp set offered several choices of images that I could incorporate in the first two blocks, and the sentiment comes from Thank You Kindly, which you can earn FREE with a $50 purchase.

I stamped the main image on Very Vanilla card stock 4 different times — the first on the piece of card stock I used for the card, and the next three times on scrap card stock in three different colors.  I cut out the two flowers and bird, added a Gold Brad to one of the flowers, and adhered them with Dimensionals.  I paper pierced across the top with my Mat Pack and Paper Piercing Tool and added a piece of Rich Razzleberry 1/2" Polka Dot Gosgrain Ribbon.  Underneath the main image is a strip of Basic Gray punched with the Scallop Trim Border Punch, another item you can earn FREE with a $50 purchase.

Here's a close-up of all the dimension I was able to achieve on this card with one simple, inexpensive product — Stampin' Dimensionals.

Doesn't it sound like you should book a workshop with me this month?  Contact me today–there are still dates available!

Item No. 114308 Wings of Friendship Level 2 Hostess stamp set
Item No. 111700 Thank You Kindly   $$13.95 or
Item No. 120248 Thank You Kindly   FREE with $50 purchase
Item No. 105826 Mat Pack   $9.95
Item No. 116631 Paper Piercing Tool   $3.50
Item No. 118402 Scallop Trim Border Punch   FREE with $50 purchase
Item No. 115613 Rich Razzleberry 1/2" Polka-Dot Grosgrain Ribbon   $9.95
Item No. 104337 Gold Brads   $6.95

Don't Forget!

  • To sign up for our Spring Stamping Retreat Weekend! Click HERE for more details and to register!
  • To sign up for the Spring Card Class!  Click HERE for more details and to register.
  • To sign up for the Sweet Pea Scrapbooking Class!  Click HERE for more details and to register — only TWO days left!
  • To sign up for the March Card Kit!  Click HERE for more details and to purchase!

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