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Thursday, May 31, 2012

Going, Going...OOPS you missed it!!

This post will remain sticky at the top until the end of May. This list is updated May 18th, 2012 - bold items are newest additions.

Below is a list of retired items that are NO LONGER AVAILABLE:

  • 2010-2012 In Colour 12 x 12 Smooth Cardstock
  • Tempting Turquoise 12 x 12 Cardstock
  • Always Artichoke 12 x 12 Cardstock
  • Not Quite Navy 12 x 12 Cardstock
  • 3 x 5 Cellophane Bags
  • Ring 6 x 6 Page Protectors
  • Cardstock and Classic Pad In Colour Kit 2010-2012
  • Blushing Bride 8 1/2 x 11 Cardstock
  • Concord Crush 8 1/2 x 11 Cardstock
  • Poppy Parade 8 1/2 x 11 Cardstock
  • Pacific Point 12 x 12 Cardstock
  • Baja Breeze 12 x 12 Cardstock
  • Wild Wasabi 12 x 12 Cardstock
  • Regals 12 x 12 Textured Cardstock
  • Basic Grey 12 x 12 Cardstock
  • Chocolate Chip 12 x 12 Cardstock
  • Soft Suede 12 x 12 Cardstock
  • Confetti Cream 8 1/2 x 11 Cardstock
  • Confetti White 8 1/2 x 11 Cardstock
  • Birthday Calendars (I will have two of these at my Open House)
  • White 8 1/2 x 11 Vellum Paper
  • Naturals White Medium Envelopes
  • Whisper White Medium Square Envelopes
  • Blushing Bride Classic Ink Refill
  • Peach Parfait Classic Ink Refill
  • Concord Crush Classic Ink Refill
  • Pear Pizzazz Classic Ink Refill
  • Poppy Parade Classic Ink Refill
  • Poppy Parade Classic Stamp Pad
  • Melon Mambo Craft Ink Refill
  • Pacific Point Craft Ink Refill
  • Rich Razzleberry Craft Ink Refill
  • Brights Craft Ink Refills
  • Old Olive Craft Ink Refill
  • Pumpkin Pie Craft Ink Refill
  • Real Red Craft Ink Refill
  • Regal Rose Craft Ink Refill
  • Regals Craft Ink Refills
  • Tempting Turquoise Craft Ink Refill
  • Regal Rose Stampin' Write Marker
  • Tempting Turquoise Stampin' Write Marker
  • Bashful Blue Classic Stampin' Pad
  • Baja Breeze Craft Ink Refill
  • Bashful Blue Craft Ink Refill
  • Certainly Celery Craft Ink Refill
  • Perfect Plum Craft Ink Refill
  • Pretty in Pink Craft Ink Refill
  • Rose Red Craft Ink Refill
  • So Saffron Craft Ink Refill
  • Subtles Craft Ink Refills
  • Bashful Blue Stampin' Write Marker
  • Perfect Plum Stampin' Write Marker
  • Rose Red Stampin' Write Marker
  • So Saffron Stampin' Write Marker
  • Cherry Cobbler Craft Ink Refill
  • Always Artichoke Craft Ink Refill
  • Bravo Burgundy Craft Ink Refill
  • Elegant Eggplant Craft Ink Refill
  • Garden Green Craft Ink Refill
  • More Mustard Craft Ink Refill
  • Night of Navy Craft Ink Refill
  • Not Quite Navy Craft Ink Refill
  • Regals Craft Stampin' Spots
  • Elegant Eggplant Stampin' Write Marker
  • More Mustard Stampin' Write Marker
  • Not Quite Navy Stampin' Write Marker
  • Crumb Cake Craft Ink Refill
  • Soft Suede Craft Ink Refill
  • Chocolate Chip Craft Ink Refill
  • Neutrals Craft Ink Refills
  • Very Vanilla Craft Ink Refill
  • Neutrals Craft Stampin' Spots
  • Basic Grey Stampin' Write Marker
  • Sahara Sand Stampin' Write Marker
  • Natural 12 x 12 Linen Post Album
  • Navy 12 x 12 Linen Post Album
  • Real Red 6 x 6 Linen Ring Album
  • Post 12 x 12 Page Protectors
  • Basic Black 1/4" Grosgrain Ribbon
  • Night of Navy 1/4" Grosgrain Ribbon
  • Real Red 5/8" Satin Ribbon
  • Basic Black 1 1/4" Striped Grosgrain Ribbon
  • 3/8" Twill Tape
  • 3/16" Gold Brads
  • 3/16" Silver Brads
  • Fine Galaxy Stampin' Glitter
  • Uninked Craft Stampin' Pad
  • Standard Stampin' Around Wheel Storage
  • Jumbo Stampin' Around Wheel Storage
  • Dotto
  • Dotto Refill
  • Crimper
  • Paper Piercing Tool
  • Stampin' Scrub Refill Pads
  • Circle Scissor Plus Replacement Blades
  • Paper Cutter Replacement Cutting & Scoring Blades
  • Paper Cutter Replacement Cutting Blades (2 pk)
  • Stack & Store Containers
  • Snowflake Punch
  • Magnet Sheets
  • Leaves #2 Original Die
  • Snowflake #2 Original Die
  • Stars #2 Original Die
  • Flower, Daisies #2 Bigz Die
  • Clear Circle Bigz Die
  • Alphabet Simple Numbers Bigz Die
  • Pillow Box Bigz Die
  • Snowflakes Set #2 Sizzlits Die Set
  • Swirls Scribbles Sizzlits Die
  • Decor Standard Stampin' Around Wheel
  • Fall Harvest Standard Stampin' Around Wheel
  • Funky Forest Standard Stampin' Around Wheel
  • Tailgating Standard Stampin' Around Wheel
  • Time for a Tree Standard Stampin' Around Wheel
  • Texture Jumbo Stampin' Around Wheel

Happy Stampin'!

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Betsy's Blossoms for the Stampin' Queens...

...and Dynamic Duos for REAL this time - LOL!

If you saw this post from Saturday, you'll know I completely messed up the colours for this week's Dynamic Duos challenge. Sometimes, I just TOTALLY get ahead of myself, go in with guns blazing and the result is...well...less than stellar - HA!!!

Of course, I really liked the card I made on Saturday, but since it didn't meet the challenge colours, I did a do-over (colour wise, not design wise) and came up with the Stampin' Queens card for today.

Here's our Stampin' Queens sketch for this week:

Here's the Dynamic Duo colours as a reminder:

And here's my card:

I had a Daffodil Delight card base sitting out, so I decided to use that as my jumping off point. Then I added the black layer. I added the ribbon and then stamped my image on Whisper White using Daffodil Delight. I masked off the little bird and added the leaf/stem in Basic Black. I then added a Daffodil Delight mat and adhered the image panel to the card front using Stampin' Dimensionals.

Betsy's Blossoms is coming out in the new catalogue on June 1st and you're going to LOVE it! It's SUCH a cute set!

What do you think?

STAMPS: Betsy's Blossoms
INK: Daffodil Delight, Basic Black
PAPERS: Whisper White, Basic Black and Daffodil Delight
ACCESSORIES: Daffodil Delight Seam Binding, Stampin' Dimensionals

Happy Stampin'!

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Itty Bitty Banners for Dynamic Duos

It's time for another Dynamic Duos challenge. I am SO loving this blog!!! This week's challenge is a "Black Tie" challenge with a dessert option of dry embossing.

Check this out:

I kind of like that the Dynamic Duos team tends to pick one colour from the previous week. It's kind of handy since I'm pretty sure MOST of us don't put all our supplies away right away...I STILL had my So Saffron out from last week...and OMG! I JUST realized that the colour was supposed to be DAFFODIL DELIGHT and NOT So Saffron...I am SUCH an IDIOT!

Well, shoot! Oh's the card I made:

I'll just make ANOTHER card to submit to the challenge. Or...I could just recreate the card with Daffodil Delight and do a comparison. HA!! I do like the way it turned out though...I may try a few of this card using different colours. :)

For right now, I'm going out for a bike ride...I'll try and get the Daffodil Delight version done later on. *sigh*

What do you think?

STAMPS: Build a Blossom, Itty Bitty Banners
INK: Basic Black, So Saffron
PAPERS: Whisper White, Basic Black and So Saffron Cardstock; So Saffron DSP
ACCESSORIES: Simply Scored Diagonal Score Plate, Punches, Stampin' Dimensionals

Happy Stampin'!

Friday, May 18, 2012

Keep Calm just for fun!


When I first saw this stamp set, I nearly wet myself! These types of sayings has been all over Pinterest for ages and when I saw this stamp set...well... WOW!

It's a hostess set, so you KNOW you'll want to host a private class in your home to earn this one!

Check it out:

SERIOUSLY? How CUTE is that???

I started off with a piece of Island Indigo on which I stamped the sentiment using Versamark and heat embossed with White Stampin' Emboss Powder. I then added a piece of Island Indigo Baker's Twine to the top of the image panel.

I matted the sentiment on a piece of Whisper White Cardstock on which I stamped an image from the set World Treasures in Island Indigo. I'm still not sure about that set, though I do like the sentiment and the flower!

What do you think?

STAMPS: Carry on, World Treasures
INK: Versamark, Island Indigo
PAPERS: Whisper White, Pool Party and Island Indigo Cardstock; Comfort Cafe DSP
ACCESSORIES: White Stampin' Emboss Powder, Heat Gun, Baker's Twine, Stampin' Dimensionals

Happy Stampin'!

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Happy Dirtday!

When I saw this card created by the lovely and talented Mary Brown, I just KNEW I'd have to CASE it! I mean, really! Cute? Or what??

I just love Mary's clean and classic stamping style and had to recreate her card:

Isn't "I Dig You" the cutest set? I can't believe I waited a whole catalogue year to get it, but now that I have it, I'm sure glad I do!

I stamped and cut all the sections of the image separately and they're affixed to the white panel with Stampin' Dimensionals.

I'd LOVE to send you one of these cards! Would you like one? This is my team card of the month for June and EVERY member of my downline will get one! All you need to do is join my team before the end of May and one will be on it's way to you on June 1st. It couldn't be easier! And with the new starter kit priced at just $125 and FULLY customizable, it's a GREAT time to join!

What do you think?

INK: Basic Black, Island Indigo, Lucky Limeade, Real Red, Soft Suede
PAPERS: Whisper White, Real Red, Soft Suede and Island Indigo Cardstock; Lucky Limeande DSP
ACCESSORIES: Punches, Stampin' Dimensionals

Happy Stampin'!

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

World Treasures for the Stampin' Queens

Last week, I got to have lunch with my upline and BFF. She had just returned from Disney and had the NEW catalogue in her hot little hands!! Of course, I scoured every page, we talked about what we liked and what made us scratch our heads and wonder what SU! was thinking (mostly for stuff that retired, but I digress).

As Stampin' UP! always does, there was a prize wheel which could be spun everyday for prizes. One of the prizes Caroline won was a stamp set called World Treasures. It's no secret that mounting stamps is NOT one of her favourite things to so, she handed me the set with instructions to mount it and play. OK!

So, when I saw the Stampin' Queens sketch for this week, I knew JUST what I wanted to do!

Here's our sketch for this week:

And here's my card:

Of course, I RARELY keep a sketch EXACTLY the way it's supposed to be, but that's OK! I've always thought of sketches as a creative jumping off point.

My hubby was unsure about the Cajun Craze and Midnight Muse combination. He said the DSP was too busy for the peacock. I *think* I agree with him and might have to try again. We'll see!

I added some bling and I REALLY like the way it turned out!

Here's a little close up:

I just LOVE the new Apothecary Accents Framelits! For the sentiment, I stamped it and then hand cut it so I could use the label as a matte.

What do you think?

STAMPS: World Treasures
INK: Midnight Muse
PAPERS: Very Vanilla, Cajun Craze and Soft Suede Cardstock, Comfort Cafe DSP
ACCESSORIES: Big Shot, Framelits, Stampin' Dimensionals, Basic Rhinestones

Happy Stampin'!

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Freshly Made Artistic Etchings for Dynamic Duos

Oooooh! I just LOVED this week's Dynamic Duo Colours! Check this out:

How lovely and soft and spring like. I knew JUST what I wanted to do and I teamed with the Freshly Made sketch for this week. This is what I came up with:

Do you love it? I started off with a So Saffron base and then added the So Saffron and Pool Party Designer Series Paper. The sentiment was stamped using Whisper White Craft Ink and I embossed it using white embossing powder.

I stamped the focal image on Whisper White Cardstock using both Pool Party and So Saffron.

Here's a few close up shots:

the brads

the sentiment

What do you think?

STAMPS: Artistic Etchings (YAY! Not retiring!)
INK: Pool Party and So Saffron Classic Ink; Whisper White Craft Ink
PAPERS: Whisper White, Pool Party and So Saffron Cardstock; Pool Party and So Saffron DSP
ACCESSORIES: Punch, Ribbon, Embossing Powder, Heat Tool, Stampin' Dimensionals

Happy Stampin'!

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Ronda Wade made me do it!

So...this is the year I'm going to do it! I'm going to earn the 2014 Grand Vacation (I don't know where it is, but I KNOW it's going to be AWESOME) and take my husband on the vacation of a lifetime all thanks to Stampin' UP! Would YOU like to come with me? Join my team and I'll help you!

I had my first training call with Ronda this week and she gave us HOMEWORK! Homework? Yep! It's fun homework, so it's ALL good!

One of the things we had to do was stamp 25 thank you cards. I got 16 of the 25 done, but I have until next week to finish it up, so I'm not in trouble yet - LOL!

Wanna see??

Who says cute has to be complicated?

I used some retiring paper from the Nursery Nest pack and a NEW stamp set (available June 1st, 2012) called Itty Bitty Banners. Itty Bitty Banners was designed to go with the Bitty Banners Framelits which are OH. SO. CUTE. You're going to LOVE them!

These cards from the notecard set which, thankfully, will continue to be available in the next catalogue - PHEW!!! These are a GREAT value as you get 20 cards AND 20 envelopes for just $7.50 CAD. You can't beat that! Yes, they're slightly smaller (3 1/2 x 5), but they're still mailable. When you have a LOT of cards to make at once, these are ideal!

This is the size of card we'll be using when we create our Summer Smooches cards in July. If you haven't signed up yet, just click on the "classes" tab above for details and let me know you'd like to attend. The class is just $35 and you'll get a FULL pack of these cards to take home with you!

Here's a little close up:

What do you think?

STAMPS: Itty Bitty Banners
INK: Marina Mist
PAPERS: Whisper White Cardstock; Nursery Nest DSP
ACCESSORIES: Big Shot, Bitty Banners Framelits, Stampin' Dimensionals

Happy Stampin'!

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Bordering on Romance for the Stampin' Queens

Good news Stampin' Peeps!! Bordering on Romance is OFFICIALLY in the new 2012-2013 Catalogue and I, for one, couldn't be happier! I loved this set when I first saw it in the Occasions Mini and am thrilled to bits that I can continue to show it some love!

Demonstrators saw the catalogue online yesterday and YOU can see it IN PERSON at my Open House and Retired Stamp Set Sale on June 2nd! This is a FREE event and all sale items are first come/first serve and while supplies last.

This week marks the premier of the Dynamic Duo Challenge Blog and I couldn't be more excited! When I saw the Stampin' Queens Sketch and the Dynamic Duo colours together, I knew JUST what I wanted to do!

Here's the sketch:

Here's the colour combo:

And here's my card:

I started off with the Bordering on Romance Set and stamped it on watercolour paper. I then punched out a portion of it with my 1 1/4" circle punch and coloured just that portion with my aqua painters and ink squished into the lid.

I cut out the rest of the floral image (yes, I'm nuts) and then matted the coloured portion on a piece of Pool Party punched with the 1 3/8" circle punch.

A notched ribbon and the sentiment are the finishing touches.

Here's a little close up of the coloured flowers:

Now...after I took the above pictures, I decided to add some bling and got this:

Which do you prefer?

Leave me a comment below and tomorrow, I'll draw the name of a lucky winner who will receive this card! It could be YOU!

What do you think?

Stamps: Bordering on Romance and Bring on the Cake
INK: Staz-On Ink; Pool Party and Lucky Limeade for colouring
PAPERS: Pool Party and Lucky Limeade Cardstock; Watercolour Paper
ACCESSORIES: Ribbon, Stampin' Dimensionals and Basic Rhinestones

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

The time is NOW!

Are you ready for THIS?

In January, at Leadership, Stampin' UP! announced their theme for the year. This year, it's "MY WAY". The idea is that we are ALL unique as demonstrators and that not everyone works their business the same way. Some are hobbyists (WOOHOO! DISCOUNT!), some hold classes (structure), some only do workshops (meet new people) and still others conduct their business online.

You's really up to YOU!

To that end, Stampin' UP! has COMPLETELY changed the way they offer the starter kit! It's as flexible as you are! You can choose ANY PRODUCT from the catalogue, up to a value of $155 dollars. You'll also receive a business pack valued at $70 making the total value of your starter kit $225. And you can get it ALL for just $125 tax free AND with free shipping! You really can't go wrong!

I'd LOVE for you to join my team! I support all my demonstrators (cross-country!) with newsletters, a card of the month from me, email access, our own blog, etc.

If this sounds like something you'd like to do, please let me know and I'd be happy to help! I can even provide you with a list of items recommended to get started in your business.

Happy Stampin'!

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Get Your Stamp On! Thanks to Jane!

ALS Awareness Month
American Bike Month
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Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Asparagus Month
Awareness of Medical Orphans Month
Better Hearing and Speech Month
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World Telecommunications Day
May 18th
Bats Day
Celebrate Your Elected Official Day
Frank Capra’s Birthday (1897)
HIV Vaccine Awareness Day
I Am An American Day
International Museum Day
International Virtual Assistant’s Day
Lillian Hoban's Birthay (1925)
Mother Whistler Day
Mount St. Helens Erupted (1980)
National Bike to Work Day
National Pizza Party Day
No Dirty Dishes Day
Peace Day
Send an Electronic Greeting Day
Senior Citizen’s Day
Visit Your Relatives Day
May 19th
Armed Forces Day
Artichoke Day
Band Aid Day
Boy's Club Day
Circus Day The Ringling Brother's Circus opened in 1884
Frog Jumping Jubilee Day
Mike the Headless Chicken Day
National Defense Transportation Day
Nora Ephron's Birthday (1941)
O. Henry Pun-Off Day
Pete Townshend's Birthday (1945)
Preakness Stakes Day
World Hepatitis Day
May 20th
Be a Millionaire Day
Eliza Doolittle Day
Henri Rousseau's Birthday (1844)
Jimmy Stewart’s Birthday (1908)
Neighbor Day
Pick Strawberries Day
Rhubarb Day
Weights and Measures Day
May 21st
Allergy Alert Day
American Red Cross Founded (1881)
End of the World or Rapture Day
I Need a Patch for That Day
Lindbergh Flight Day (1927)
National Endangered Species Day
National Memo Day
National Wait Staff Day
Sister Maria Hummel's Birthday (1909)
May 22nd
Arnold Lobel's Birthday (1933)
Buy-A-Musical Instrument Day
Herbal Plants Day
International Day for Biological Diversity
Mary Cassatt’s Birthday (1844)
National Maritime Day
Neighbor Day
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Birthday (1859)
May 23rd
Body Painting Day
Lucky Penny Day
Margaret Wise Brown's Birthday (1910)
National Taffy Day
Rosemary Clooney's Birthday (1928)
Victoria Day
World Crohn’s and Colitis Day
World Painting Day
World Turtle Day
May 24th
Asparagus Day
Brother’s Day
First Morse Code Message Sent (1844)
International Tiara Day
Morse Code Day
National Escargot Day
National Geographic Bee
Queen Victoria's Birthday (1819)
Tiara Day
May 25th
Don’t Fry Day
Heat Awareness Safety Day
Mike Myers' Birthday (1963)
National Missing Children's Day
National Moment of Remembrance (3pm)
National Senior Health & Fitness Day
National Tap Dance Day
National Wig Out Day
Nerd Pride Day
Old Time Piano Day
Ralph Waldo Emerson’s Birthday (1803)
Stacy London's Birthday (1969)
Towel Day
May 26th
Al Jolson's Birthday (1886)
Blueberry Cheesecake Day
Feast of St. Augustine
Grey Day
Helena Bonham Carter's Birthday (1966)
International Jazz Day
John Wayne's Birthday
Lenny Kravitz' Birthday (1964)
Masaharu Morimoto’s Birthday (1955)
Sally Ride Day
Stevie Nicks’ Birthday (1948)
May 27th
Body Painting Arts Festival
Cellophane Tape Day
Golden Gate Bridge Opens (1937)
Henry Kissinger's Birthday (1923)
Indianapolis 500 Day
John Cheever's Birthday (1912)
Masking Tape Patented (1930)
Sunscreen Day
Whit Sunday
Wild Bill Hickock's Birthday (1837)
May 28th
Amnesty International Day
Ian Fleming’s Birthday (1908)
International Jazz Day
Jim Thorpe's Birthday (1888)
Kite Flying Day
National Hamburger Day
Prayer for Peace Day
Rudy Guiliani's Birthday (1944)
Sierra Club Day
Walker Percy’s Birthday (1916)
Whit Monday
World Memorial Day
May 29th
Bob Hope’s Birthday (1903)
End of the Middle Ages Day
International Day of UN Peacekeepers
John F. Kennedy's Birthday (1917)
Learn About Composting Day
Paper Clip Day
Patrick Henry’s Birthday (1736)
Wisconsin Ratification Day (1848)
May 30th
Benny Goodman's Birthday (1909)
Ice Cream Freezer Patented (1848)
Loomis Day
Mel Blanc’s Birthday (1908)
Meredith MacRae's Birthday (1945)
My Bucket’s Got a Hole in It Day
Tiny Bikini Day
Water a Flower Day
World Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Day
May 31st
National Macaroon Day
Patio Grill Day
Save Your Hearing Day
Walt Whitman’s Birthday (1819)
What You Think Upon Grows Day
World No Tobacco Day