Monday, April 23, 2018

Big on Birthdays for a Little Longer

Here's another stamp set that will be retiring that I simply haven't used enough.  Wonderful BIG greetings that really make a card stand out.  Time to make some big beautiful cards.

Whisper White Thick Cardstock - 8 1/2" x 5 1/2", scored and folded at 4 1/4"
Tutti-Frutti Designer Series Paper - 5 1/4" x 4" (then cut to 5 1/4" x 1 3/4" and the remainder will be 5 1/4" x 2 1/4") 
Tutti-Frutti DSP - 4" x 1/2" (inside)
Bermuda Bay - 4 3/4" x 3"
Whisper White - 4 1/2" x 2 3/4"

Stamps:  Big on Birthdays
Ink: Bermuda Bay

Ribbon:  Calypso Coral 1/8" Sheer Ribbon - about 18 inches to wrap 3 times and a separate piece tied into a bow and attached with a glue dot.

Thank you for looking in today.  Have a great week!

~ Donna

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Sunday, April 22, 2018

Birthday Wit Forgets Your Birthday

Another fun card today from Birthday Wit.  I really love the fun sentiments in this set and really with it wasn't retiring.  So, I guess I have to use it while I can!  My sister-in-law's birthday is next week and I thought this would be a good card for her!

I spotted this on Too Cool Stamping.  Thanks Angie!  I was going to change up the colors, but I just really love how the Lemon Lime Twist and Bermuda Bay look together.  I did change up the embossing below the main piece though.

Recipe -
Lemon Lime Twist - 8 1/2" x 5 1/2, scored and folded at 4 1/4"
Bermuda Bay - 4 1/2" x 3 1/4"
Whisper White - 4 1/2" x 3 1/4", plus a scrap for stamping the sentiment 3" x 3"

When adhering the Bermuda Bay to the embossed card front, I recommend using Tear & Tape because the "dots" make it hard for the glue to get a good hold. 

  • Emboss the Lemon Lime Twist card front with Softly Falling.
  • Emboss the Bermuda Bay with Simple Stripes - or do what I did and use your Simply Scored at 1/4" and every 1/4" to the end.
  • Stamp the Whisper White with the dots and stars.   I used Bermuda Bay and Lemon Lime Twist. 
  • Stamp the sentiment onto the scrap piece of Whisper White and cut out.  Pop it up onto the Whisper White with stars and dots using Stampin' Dimensionals.
  • Add Rhinestones (I just noticed I forgot the rhinestones on my 2nd card!)

Inside I stamped the Happy Birthday from the Birthday Wit set.

Thank you for looking in today.  Have a Blessed Sunday!

~ Donna

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Saturday, April 21, 2018

Going, Going Almost Gone

Retiring products are disappearing fast.  Don't wait too long to get your favorites!  Remember, things that are a Bundle now but are carrying over to the new catalog, will no longer be bundled, so get them now while they are at a discount!

The Clearance Rack list just keeps getting shorter and shorter... Be sure to snag what you want before it's gone, gone, gone.

Just look at these prices!  Watercolor Christmas Project Kit - from $20.00 down to $8.00!  Wow!  Spooky Night Designer Series Paper - one of the cutest Halloween DSP's I've seen - from $11.00 down to $4.40.

Do some shopping and remember to use the April Hostess Code and spend $50.00 or more (before shipping and tax) and receive a free gift from me.

Free from Me for April 2018

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Mini Ornaments
Jute Twine
Green Sprigs
Be Merry Kit


Countdown to Retirement