Monthly Archives: April 2017

Sublime Reflection

2017_04_30IMG_0448 Cammie is so sad to say good bye to this stampset- You’re Sublime #139309.  She has used the heck out of this set when creating her scenic brayered cards.  The You’re Sublime set mixes Clever wordplay + adorable images that  acknowledge their “toadal” awesomeness with a card your make yourself. This stamp set and many other sets as well as accessories are on the Stampin Up Retirement List and will no longer be available after May 31st.

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Basket of Sunshine

2017_04_29IMG_2088 Nothing says spring like a fresh basket of daffodils.  Today’s card is made using the Basket Builder Framelits #143228 and the coordinating Basket Bunch #143186 stamp set. Both of these items are on the Stampin Up Retirement List and discounted when purchased separately.

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Little Chick

2017_04_28IMG_2087 Today I am posting a quick and easy card using the egg stamp from the Hey Chick stamp set that is no longer available from Stampin Up.  I stamped the egg and then colored it and added the chick face and peep scratch marks with a sharpie pen,  I used a piece of Washi tape and ribbon along the side. I cut a hole using the Layering Square Framelits #141708 so that I could add the sentiment through the peep hole

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Red is always in Style

2017_04_27IMG_2117 Today’s layout  is a clean and fresh multi-layered card that I just love.  I used the woman from the Beautiful You #143004 stamp and then pieced their dresses from the Sending Love DSP #142733. The sentiment from the Beautiful You stamp set and stamped onto a partial piece of a Classic Label #141491.

The good news is that the Beautiful You stamp set is will be carried over in the Stampin Up 2017-2018 annual catalog but the bad news is that the Sending Love DSP is on the Stampin Up Retirement List but is deeply discounted.

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Neopolitan Cupcakes

2017_04_26IMG_2113 I have had the Sweet Cupcakes #141498 stamp set and the coordinating Cupcake Cut out Framelits #141474 for a long time and just decided to break them out and make a birthday card. For the checkerboard background, I used the retired 1″ square punch but the Layering Square Framelits #141708 would be a good alternative.  The sentiments are from the Sweet Cupcakes stamp set and stamped on a hand cut banner.

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Reason for the Season

2017_04_25IMG_1265 For today’s Christmas post (It’s the 25th after all) I decided to use products that I have on hand that are on the Stampin Up Retirement List. I used a non traditional color scheme and the beautiful poinsettia from the Reason For the Season #139730 Stampin Up stamp set.  For the sentiment, I paired the  Holly Jolly Greetings #139879 stamp set with the coordinating Christmas Greetings Thinlits #139659 to create an elegant Christmas card. All these products and many more are on the Stampin Up Retirement List and some items on the list are discounted.  The items on the Retirement List go fast and when they are gone they are gone or will be discontinued by May 31st.

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Perfect Mix

2017_04_24IMG_2098 The Sending Love DSP #142733 from Stampin Up was the perfect choice for this fun birthday card.  I did not get around to using the Sending Love DSP for Valentines so I decided since it was on the Stampin Up Retirement List , I decided to pair it  with the Perfect Mix #142399 stamp set to create a birthday card or get a jump start on my 2018 Valentines!

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