ESAD Retirement Blog Hop ESAD Retirement Blog Hop – there are so many wonderful products on the retirement list, but be quick as it’s only while stocks last. So I’m glad you made it here to hop along for another wonderful ESAD Blog Hop. Now I’ve checked the retirement list and the stamp sets and punches I have used are still available. So this set is Kinda Eclectic with Delightful Dijon, Mint Macaron, Tip Top Taupe and Watermelon Wonder ink with… Read more »

Retirement List Retirement List. Wow a great sale on retiring items which you won’t want to miss. I’ll share a couple of projects. I’ve made in the past with retiring products, so you have some idea of how you can use them. Make great shaker cards using the #142823 Balloon Adventures Photopolymer Stamp Set was $46.75 NOW $38.25 saving 15%.  Combine it with #142753 Balloon Pop-Up Thinlits Dies was $56 NOW $44.60 saving 20%. Both these projects feature #142832 (clear) Carousel Birthday and #142829… Read more »

Retiring Products Retiring Products is all about some Stampin’ Up! Products coming to the end of their Stampin’ Up! life. However, wait until you see the new catalogue full of wonderful new products. What you can do now is spend up on bargains and save heaps of money by purchasing some of the loved products on the Retirement List. Here’s just one of my Lucky Elephant Cards. I loved using this set and did some videos on different techniques you… Read more »

The Sun Is Setting The Sun Is Setting on these retiring products. Available until 31st May 2017 or while stocks last. Hurry Hurry Hurry. Some of my favourite Framelits are retiring and they are 50% off. Hurry Hurry Hurry Mint Macaron cardstock is retiring and 20% off. Hurry Hurry Hurry Lots more on sale AND all retiring Products while supplies last It’s that time again Stampin’ UP! is retiring products from both the annual and occasions catalogues. Don’t wait to… Read more »

Supply: Stamp Set: Beautiful Bunch (134279) Textured Impressions Embossing Folder: Lovely Lace (133737) Inks: Mint Macaron (138326); Delightful Dijon (138327); Watermelon Wonder (138323) Card: Tip Top Taupe cs (138343), Mint Macaron cs (138344), Watermelon Wonder (138341); White Vellum cs (106584); Whisper White cs (10654) Other:  Mint Macaron Dotted Lace Trim (13842);  Wink of Stella brush – clear (141897), Big Shot (113439), Fun Flower Punch (133785); 7/8” Scallop Circle Punch (129404)   Measurement: Tip Top Taupe card stock: 5 ¾” x… Read more »

This week’s blog hop features favourite retiring products. Now I know the rest of the Lattes’ will have inspiring projects for you to see, so make sure you check them out. I’ve also decided to join the WWYS Challenge #63 Going Global this week as their challenge uses the same stamp set which I chose for the Retiring Products blog hop. I’ve made 2 cards using the Going Global Stamp Set. I hope you like what I have created using this set. This… Read more »

Here’s my last card share for Mothers Day for 2016. Very similar to the one I shared before, just a different side of the Designer Series Paper. This card was actually chosen by my husband to mail to his mother who is 88. Just a hint when you’re doing cards like this, cut your shapes, whatever shape that may be, first and then very lightly mark the outline with a pencil on the card to be stamped on. Then you… Read more »

My blog posts will be a bit intermittent for the next few weeks due to an accidental fall I had on Tuesday last. I have fractured my left fibula in two places and will see an orthopaedic surgeon during the week to find out how long I’ll be out of action. I can’t, at present. make my way down all the stairs to my craft room. This card is made using some retirement products (see below for the link to… Read more »

I’ve done a video tutorial for today’s Freebie Friday. It uses the Stampin’ Up! Brayer and the Lovely As A Tree Stamp Set. This is the card I made using the card front from the video. I’ve also used Teeny Tiny Sentiments for the sentiment and punched it out with the Washi Label Punch. Now the current Brayer and the Washi Label Punch are retiring on 31 May or while stocks last, so if you want them you’d better get… Read more »

A couple of weeks ago I shared a similar card which was created for my April Technique Class. The class participants learn a new technique, receive printed notes with coloured sample photos and make some card front or samples. The class typically goes for 2 hours. So, this class was learning to use the brayer. When I shared my cards on different groups I was surprised at the number of requests I received to do a video tutorial. Now, I’m sharing… Read more »