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Archive for May 2016

Goodbye Favourite Summer Silhouettes
D May 31, 2016  C All Occasion, Floral & Nature, Retiring Products   c 

The stamp set “Summer Silhouettes” is one of my favourite Stampin’ Up! stamp sets and it is retiring as of today.  After midnight tonight it will no longer be available.  I hope you own it already, but if you don’t check out some of my favourite cards, made with “Summer…

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Choose Happiness - Retiring Stamp set Goodbye Happiness

“Choose Happiness” is a stamp set that is retiring from the current Stampin’ Up! catalogue.  As of May 31st, it will no longer be available!  It is a very pretty stamp set with lots of possibilities for making collage type cards.  This pretty card was made by  Beckie Roy, of…

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Teenage Boy Birthday card Easy Teenage Boy Birthday Card
D May 27, 2016  C Cards under 5 minutes, Masculine, Teenager   c 

I made this card for my son’s 15th birthday.  I was in a hurry, as we were leaving to go out for dinner, and I realized I needed a card (gasp, yes I’m not always prepared).  So I made this card quickly using the “Going Places” designer series Paper from…

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Swirly Bird *New* Swirly Bird Stamp Set
D May 22, 2016  C Big Shot, Birthday, Masculine   c 

The “Swirly Bird” stamp set and matching framelits “Swirly Scribbles Thinlits Die” are in the new Stampin’ Up! Catalogue that comes out on June 1st, 2016.  I love, love, this stamp set.  It has all sorts of swirls and shapes that you can make into different things like this adorable…

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Apple of my Eye stamp set Goodbye Apple of My Eye

The “Apple of My Eye” stamp set is retiring and is retiring as of May 31st, 2016 and will no longer available.  This is an really cute and versatile stamp set that makes bright and fun cards.   The lemon card was made by Marsha Lavoie of Burlington.  The multi-fruit card…

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Love & Affection stamp with in colors Love & Affection with new Colours
D May 18, 2016  C Colour choices & Designs   c 

I got this beautiful card, using the “Love & Affection” stamp set from stamping buddy, Allison Okamitsu.  I love how Allison show cased the new ‘In-Colors’ on her card with the matching cardstock and ink. And there is just a little touch of the matching Designer Series Paper called “Affectionately…

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in color with swirly thinlits dies ‘In-Color’ new Colours
D May 17, 2016  C Colour choices & Designs   c 

I made a quick and simple card showcasing all the new ‘In-Color‘ colours.  From top to bottom, they are Flirty Flamingo, Sweet Sugarplum, Dapper Denim, Peekaboo Peach and Emerald Envy. Also on this card, I’m showing a new set of framelits called “Swirly Scribbles Thinlits“.  I predict these are going…

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Stampin' Up 2016-2018 In Colors New “In-Colors” with “Love & Affection” Stamp Set
D May 13, 2016  C Colour choices & Designs   c 

Presenting the new Stampin’ Up! 2016-2018 “In-Color” Collection!  I made these adorable little note cards using a NEW stamp set that will appear in the 2016-2017 Stampin’ Up! Catalogue called “Love & Affection“. I used all the same stamp set on these cards to show the very many pieces that…

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Paper Pumpkin Pocketful of Cheer card March 2016 kit Cheating with Paper Pumpkin
D May 09, 2016  C Cards under 5 minutes, Paper Pumpkin   c 

Sometimes, I feel like I’m cheating.  When I get my monthly Paper Pumpkin kit in the mail, I’m so excited.  All the bits are there for me to make some wonderful cards, including step-by-step instructions. And usually, I just make the cards or the project exactly as is (did you…

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