It’s time for these ones to say Goodnight

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Welcome to the Eureka Stampers Retirement Blog Hop! You may be starting here with me, or have hopped around from the fabulous Mel.

One of my favourite tools to use (aside from the Big Shot) is the Colour Coach which is sadly retiring. I hope they bring out something similar. I find it really handy when I am looking for a new colour combo. For our hop today, I got out my trusty colour coach and had a look at the suggestions for Bermuda Bay (fav colour at the mo!!). I decided to go with Bermuda Bay, Tangerine Tango and Smoky Slate. The next step was to decide what stamp set to use. Fortunately, I have 47 stamp sets that are retiring so I had a few to choose from!! I decided I would feature stamps and their matching punches for my projects today.

For my first card, I used the Mosaic Madness stamp and the matching mosaic punch. I love this bundle and will be sad to see them go. I used Smoky Slate cardstock for my base and then the Brights DSP stack for the Bermuda Bay patterned paper. I carefully laid out the punched shapes and stuck them down with fast fuse. I added a piece of the silver satin ribbon (it looks very close to smoky slate) and used the Apothecary Accents framelits (which are retiring) and the Lots of Thanks stamp set.

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Here’s a closer look.

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For my second card, I was inspired by a card I found on Pinterest by Card Creations by Beth.

I stuck with the same colour combo as before but used a different stamp/punch bundle – Label Love stamp set and Artisan label punch. I also used the Alphabet Press embossing folder (retiring) which is great for baby cards.

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I hope you have enjoyed my cards today. Please leave me a comment!!

If you would like to order any of the products I’ve used today, just click on the image below to go to my online store.

The next stop on the hop is my lovely, crazy friend, Emma at Vintage Graffiti.

The full list of hoppers are:

1. Rebecca Scurr – you are here!!
2. Emma Palonek
3. Jessica Williams
4. Simone Bartrum

5. Carly Middleton
6. Mel Pagano

Happy Stamping!!

Rebecca

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Color Coach
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Mosaic Punch
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$27.95

I did it!!

Yes, I managed to cut the gorgeous floral piece from the Painted Blooms DSP in the Occasions catalogue!!

Have you seen this paper? It is gorgeous!!!

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I was inspired by the talented Patty Bennett, to use this DSP before the catalogue ended. It is such lovely paper that it doesn’t need much else added to it.

Here are my cards.

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I love the Butterflies thinlits. I cut them out using a piece of vellum with each one, so I decided to use both cut outs on these cards.

I hope you like them.  Order your DSP and frameits now before the Occasions Catalogue ends on June 2.

Happy Stamping!!

Rebecca

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Is it time to say Goodbye?

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Just to stamps, that is!! The retirement list is here!!! And there are lots of great specials to be had!! But get in quick as some items have already sold out.

Place an order with me and receive a grab bag of goodies. And use hostess code F9RZHHHT and go into the draw to win hostess benefits (minimum spend $50) if total orders reach $300. Just go to my online store, here, to purchase today.

You can download a PDF version here.

Don’t forget that My Digital Studio is also retiring. You can download a PDF version of all the downloads which are on special, here.

Happy Shopping!!!

Rebecca

CTC 26 – Something Borrowed

We’ve had a bit of change at Case-ing the Catty and we are now doing a blog hop every week starting at 7pm on Friday.

This week we are casing the Wedding section of the Occasions catalogue (pages 42-44) of the AU/NZ catalogue.

I don’t have the wedding stamps as I’m in that period of no weddings (but lots of 40th’s!!).  I do however have the gorgeous Something Borrowed DSP and Something Lacy stamp.  Did you know that the DSP has 4 sheets of each pattern so if you are making invites etc, you have enough of one design to go around.

So I decided to case the card on page 42.

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Isn’t it pretty!  I love the Something Lacy stamp!!  Especially when it is stamped on vellum.

Here is my version.

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I used the sentiment from the Big News stamp set and embossed it in silver.  I coloured the flowers using the Calypso Coral Stampin’ Write Marker.   I used the White Jute Ribbon, Sahara Sand Lace Trim and the Silver Baker’s twine like the original which adds lots of dimension.

I decided to make another couple of cards to showcase the gorgeous Something Borrowed DSP.

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I used the Perfect Pennants stamp set for the sentiment and cut it out with the Chalk Talk framelits.  I also used Lost Lagoon ribbon.

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On this one, I used the Feels Good stamp set and the Deco framelits. I trimmed the top of the shape with my paper snips.

I hope you have enjoyed my projects. I’d love you to leave a comment below.

Please continue on hopping through the Design Team blogs. Next on the list is Alison Barclay.

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Love this Kit

I don’t know about you but when I saw the Hello Life Project Kit, I fell in love with it!! I finally had time (and printer ink!!) to make this over the Easter long weekend. It didn’t take as long to put together as I thought it would.

Once I had my photos printed (aren’t my kitties handsome boys!!), I got stuck into making it. Everything you need is supplied, except for adhesives and the matching stamp set, Hello Life. There are lots of extra pieces so you can add more to it or make into cards.

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My pom pom’s aren’t quite like the ones in the catalogue, but it’s the thought that counts, isn’t it? Just don’t look at them too hard!!

If you would like to make this frame, you can purchase the kit using the links below.

Happy Stamping

Rebecca

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Have you tried this punch?

Have you had a chance to try out the Bow Builder punch!! It’s too cute!!

I was inspired recently by this cute card I found on Pinterest by Helen Ding. (You can see her card, here)

I also wanted to try out the new Painted Petals stamp set and the matching Spring flowers embossing folder, so this card is great for both. I used my favourite colour, Rose Red for the background.

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How cute is that bow!! and it was so easy to put together. Don’t forget when you punch out your bow, that you need to punch 2 out, otherwise you end up with only half a bow. I also like to use the bone folder to curl the bow as well.

Happy Stamping!!

Rebecca

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It’s a deal!!

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Ooh, look at all the lovely big shot accessories that are in this weeks Deal!! Remember, they are only available until next Tuesday, 11 April 2015. Click on the pictures to be taken to my online store.

Happy Stamping

Rebecca