Welcome, I hope you are going to enjoy this little blop hop. Myself and other Stampin’ Up! demos over at ILWS are having a little blog hop to celebrate the forthcoming release of the 2013-2014 annual Stampin’ Up! catalogue and to have a bit of a sob as we say goodbye to products that we have enjoyed playing with.
You may be starting the hop with me, or you may have come here via Leanne. Here are my projects that I have made to show you using some of the retiring products, and, if you like any of those that are retiring the motto is, want them, order them today as I cannot guarantee how long they are going to remain in stock. The online store is still having its teething issues fixed so if you would like to order simply send me an email with your requirements (item nr, what it is and how much) and I will get back to you asap re payment.
Tweet, tweet ~ one of my favourites is the Aviary stamp set and this is set to retire this year (boo hoo). Here is a card that I have made using this set.
I have made a tri-fold card and if you want to have a go too, here’s the how to:
You need a piece of cardstock measuring 12″ x 5.5″ and then using your scoreboard, score at 2″ / 4″ / 8″ and then 10″ from one edge:
Now you are going to do some measuring and then some cutting. Place your piece of cardstock so that it is portrait on your scoreboard. Measure in 1.5″ from the left and mark a line from the 2″ line down to the 10″ line. Do this again at 4″.
Then, cut the two lines which you have just made (you can of course skip the marking step and go straight to cutting) so you end up with this.
Finally, create your folds. I thought it easier to show you this rather than explain!
Now all you have to do is decorate.
Aviary (clear mount) 120462
Curly cute (clear mount) 120510
Twitterpated dsp 125406
I’ve also made a selection of 4″ cards and made some envelopes to go with them. These are using the Easy Events stamp set. These are really cute and idea for making something quick, especially if you have forgotten a birthday! At a recent craft fair a load of baby cards that I had made were all purchased so this is an excuse to make more 😉
Do check the retirement lists, with the moral of the story being if you want, get them now. I have popped links on to the post I made yesterday for both the retiring stamps and retiring accessories – click here to open a new window.
Here are some other projects using Tea Shoppe, Four Seasons.
The ornament punch & bigz elegant bird die
I hope you have been inspired, do leave a comment so I know you have popped by. Now it is Michelle‘s turn to show you what she has created.
May the crafting mojo be with you.