Monday, April 27, 2015

Farewell to Regarding Dahlias

I guess I'm feeling a bit sad to see some of my stamp sets retiring this year. I decided that I needed to bid a nice farewell to some of my favorites. While searching for some inspiration, I came across this week's Paper Players Sketch Challenge. Here's the sketch:

I decided to break out Regarding Dahlias for this challenge and I wanted it to have a fun girly flair. 

I chose Basic Black, Whisper White, and Rose Red for my colors I also used the Back to Black DSP for a  modern flair. And of course, I had to add some rhinestones because I always need something a little shiny. 

The Regarding Dahlias stamp set and the Artisan Punch are both currently on the retired list. Get them while you still can! 

All of the supplies for this card are listed below. You can click on the images to take you directly to that item in my online store. You can also get a printable supply list! 

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Thursday, April 23, 2015

Painted Petals Thank You

Life has been getting in the way of my crafting lately but I was finally able to sit down at my desk over the weekend and design a new card. Spring is in full force here in Southern California so I felt inspired to break out my Painted Petals stamp set and get to work. Here is a simple but pretty thank you card that I created. I love how the black matting makes the colors pop.

After using the Artisan Label Punch to punch out my sentiment, I punched another label from Rose Red card stock. I then cut the Rose Red label in half which allowed me to create a border at the top and bottom of my sentiment. 

The Painted Petals stamp set is available in wood mount, clear mount and photopolymer. I highly recommend the photopolymer for this set as it lends itself to getting the perfect placement of the flowers and stems. 

All of the supplies for this card are listed below. You can click on the images to take you directly to that item in my online store. You can also get a printable supply list! 

FYI, the Artisan Punch is on the retired list. It's one of my favorites and you can get a really good deal on it while supplies last. 
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Monday, April 20, 2015

Retired List and New Weekly Deals

The time is quickly coming to say goodbye to another catalog and that means that a few items need to go to make room for the new. This also means that there are some great deals for you! The retired list is here and you can score some retiring items at up to 50% off!. Click the image below to shop now!

As if that wasn't enough excitement, another round of Weekly Deals has been released. You can find the items listed below. Simply click on an item below and you will be taken directly to my online store.

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Sunday, April 19, 2015

Butterfly Thinlits Dies Are Back!

After a (very) long migration, the Butterflies Thinlits Dies have landed and are now available for purchase!

Butterflies Thinlits Dies by Stampin' Up!

Stampin' Up! is rewarding your patience by providing a great deal through April 30:

You can get the Butterflies Thinlits at a 15 percent discount--just $21.20! 

Or you can buy any of the Butterflies Thinlits Bundles at the already discounted price and choose one of three FREE Sale-A-Bration items (only available while supplies last)!

 Butterfly Basics Clear Bundle by Stampin' Up!

You can click on the image below to order or access my store by selecting "Shop" at the top of the page. 

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Retired List Available Next Week

I've been working on some non stamp related projects but I hope to get back to my beloved stamps and paper this week so I can get some new posts up before the weekend. In the meantime, here are a couple things coming up from Stampin' Up!

Retired List Available Next Week!

This time of year is full of hustle and bustle as we start to wrap up one annual catalog so we can transition to a new one. As excited as I am to see what new things will debut, there are some things that will need to go to make room! The retired list will be out on April 21st so start taking stock of what you have and what might be missing so you will be ready to take advantage of the deals while supplies last.

Weekly Deals

There are new weekly deals released today. There are some great items including our handheld stapler and a very cute Mother's Day stamp set. Check them out below. 

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