Regular readers will already known that hubby and I did the wedding photography for our friends a couple of weeks ago. Then we took the edited photos over to them over this last weekend.
We’d compiled all the photos onto a couple of disks to allow them to choose and print whichever ones they like, however they want them. We also prepared a video disk with some of the best ones set as a slideshow to some of their wedding music.
To just give the disks a little extra pizzazz, I stamped the shop bought sticky disk labels and die cut covers.
The sentiment, flowers and hearts are all from Love & Laughter (W125475 or C125477). The swirl motif is from Everything Eleanor (W124162 or C124164). All were stamped in Melon Mambo ink.
Here’s the album cover to match.
We were very relieved that they love the photos
The Petal Cone die (121810) used to make this box is retiring which is such a shame. I loved the versatility of this die and I’ll be hanging on to mine. Here then is my latest take on it.
The box base is made from Calypso Coral card (this colour will become one of our core colours from 2 July) and our free tutorial for it is here. Tea for Two DSP (129311) was used to decorate the sides of the box and then Lucky Limeade Ruffled Ribbon added to tie it closed. Individual flowers from the Flower Trim (126869) were snipped off, coloured with a marker (we shared this technique in a recent newsletter) and added to each corner of the box lid.
Here you can see how the petals of the lid intersect to close the box .
And here it is open.
Thanks for stopping by.
Just a quick reminder that there’s only a fortnight left to to get hold of our retiring products. I hope that you haven’t left it too late to snag your favourites because we’ve got a loooong list of sellouts.
To make way for all the gorgeous new products launching in our annual catalogue on 2 July we’re having to “retire” a whole bunch of our existing stamps and accessories. This means that any retiring products are only available while stocks last and then when they’re gone, they’re gone!
The good news about this (as well as the fact that we have fun new goodies on the way) is that some items have amazing discounts on them (25%, 30%, 40% and even 50% off some items) – but again, only while stocks last.
To take a look at what’s retiring, check out the two lists here:
We’ve already sold out of the following stamps (all stamp sets refer to English versions):
- Hand Knit (Clear)
- Little Friends (Clear)
- Every Little Bit (Clear)
- Praying Hands (Wood)
- Make a Monster (Clear)
- Best of Everything (Clear)
- Nature Walk (Clear)
- Countryside (Clear)
- French Foliage (Both Wood and Clear)
- Printed Petals (Clear)
- Circle Circus (Clear)
- Itty Bitty Bits (Clear)
- Elements of Style (Clear)
- Confetti (Clear)
- Artistic Etchings (Clear)
- Tiny Tags (Clear)
- Established Elegance (Clear)
- Distressed Dots (Wood)
- A Word for You (Clear)
- Friendly Phrases (Clear)
- Number It (Clear)
We’ve already sold out of the following accessories:
- 2011-13 In Color cardstock (A4)
- Afternoon Daydream Simply Scrappin’ kit
- Brights cardstock (12″ x 12″)
- Certainly Celery cardstock (A4 and 12″ x 12″)
- First Edition Specialty DSP
- Neutrals cardstock (12″ x 12″)
- Pretty in Pink cardstock (12″ x 12″)
- Regal Rose cardstock (A4)
- Subtles cardstock (12″ x 12″)
- Baja Breeze Ink (refill)
- Bashful Blue Ink (pad and refill)
- Bravo Burgundy Ink (refill)
- Brights Collection Ink (refills, markers, watercolour wonder crayons)
- Certainly Celery Ink (pad and refill)
- Champagne Mist Shimmer Paint
- Lucky Limeade Ink (pad and refill)
- More Mustrad Ink (refill)
- Neutrals Collection Ink (refills, watercolour wonder crayons)
- Pretty in Pink Ink (refill)
- Regal Rose Ink (pad and refill)
- Regals Collection Ink (refills, watercolour wonder crayons)
- Riding Hood Red Ink (refill)
- River Rock Ink (pad and refill)
- Subtles Collection Ink (refills, markers)
- Watercolour Pencils
- Divided Page Protectors 12″ x 12″
- Early Espresso 12″ x 12″ Linen Ring Album
- Page Protectors 12″ x 12″
- Baja Breeze 1/8″ Taffeta Ribbon
- Certainly Celery 3/8″ Taffeta Ribbon
- Perfect Plum 3/8″ Taffeta Ribbon
- Pool Party Baker’s Twine
- Neutrals 3/16″ Brads
- Paper Holders 12″ x 12″
- 1/16″ Punch
- 1-1/4″ Square Punch
- 1-3/8″ Square Punch
- Extra Large Tag Punch
- Ornament Punch
- Petal Card Double Punch
- Scallop Square Punch
- Scallop Trim Corner Punch
- Candy Wrapper Bigz L die
- Petite Pocket Bigz XL die
- Scallop Envelope Bigz die
- Two Tags Bigz die
- Albert Stampin’ Around Builder Wheel
- Pennant Stampin’ Around Builder Wheel
That’s a lot of sellouts!
Please note that I compiled these lists this morning and so it’s even possible that a few more have been added since.
If you’d prefer to have an Excel file that you can sort on then you can download the file from the main Stampin’ Up! page here.
To place an order pronto, simply email me or give me a call on 0775 1133886.
Putting my feet up now after a really busy day at the Ross Papercraft Show. Thank you to all our lovely visitors today. It was great to see so many familiar and new faces.
Apologies if you didn’t get to see the Jack and the Beanstalk box demo. We got so busy that I didn’t manage to do one on every hour. Please let me know if you need me to post more details on my blog for it.
Meanwhile I’m back today with the other Get Well card that I mentioned previously. This hopefully arrived in the post yesterday (or even sooner)
The card base is a DL card of Lucky Limeade (retiring In Color – inkpad and refill sold out!). Sunshine and Sprinkles DSP (126922) was matted onto a Melon Mambo card front layer and both were then wrapped around with Melon Mambo Striped Organdy Ribbon (129293). Images from the Spring Sampler set (W125510 or C125512) and the sentiment from Delightful Dozen (W122650 or C122652) were stamped in Marina Mist, Melon Mambo and Lucky Limeade ink onto Whisper White card and punched out with the 1″ Square (124094). These were then matted onto 1-1/4″ Squares (119865) (retiring – sold out!) punched from Melon Mambo card and 1-3/8″ Squares (119877) (retiring – sold out!) punched from Lucky Limeade card, then popped up on dimensionals over the ribbon. A bow of the same ribbon was added between the images and the sentiment. A little Dazzling Diamonds glitter (102023) was added to the images to finish.
On the Whisper White insert, the sun from the Spring Sampler set was stamped in Daffodil Delight and the sentiment from Sassy Salutations (W126705 or C126707) was stamped in Melon Mambo ink. This where I added a message about being “under the weather” .
Although the Spring Sampler set, DSP and ribbon aren’t technically retiring, they are only “temporary” products available in the Spring catty and might not make it into the main one in July. Best to get ‘em while they’re here.
I really missed you last Saturday ladies! Hope that you/your family get well soon.
Some of my longest attending class members couldn’t make it to the Template & Technique class last Saturday either due to their own illness or that of a close family member.
Unfortunately I didn’t have any cards in stock that I thought were suitable to send and didn’t have any spare time to make them immediately but that’s been remedied now. Here’s the first of the cards that I sent to let them know I’m thinking of them and wishing them and their families a speedy recovery.
The card base is a 4″ square of Certainly Celery card (retiring colour and sold out!). After cutting away the front edge it was then lined with a panel of Tempting Turquoise card punched with the Scallop Edge Border (119882). A sentiment from Curly Cute (W117014 or C120510) (retiring – I’m so going to miss this set, love the font) was stamped down the exposed inside back edge using Old Olive ink. The vase and leaves from the Button Buddies set (W122735 or C122737) (retiring) was coloured directly to stamp with Tempting Turquoise and Old Olive markers and stamped onto Whisper White card. This was die cut out with the Ovals Collection framelits (129381) and matted direct onto further ovals die cut from Tempting Turquoise and Certainly Celery card before popping up on the card front with dimensionals. Finally Pumpkin Pie buttons (Brights 119747) (retiring) were added with glue dots at the tops of the stems.
The Whisper White insert was simply stamped with the flowers and stems coloured again direct to stamp, this time with Pumpkin Pie and Old Olive markers, to echo the outside of the card.
Please remember that any retiring products are only available while supplies last so please don’t leave it too late to order any favourites.
Hope to see some of you at the Ross Papercraft Show tomorrow!
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I’m calling this my Jack and the Beanstalk box (though Jack’s nowhere in sight). Maybe I’ve been watching too much Once Upon a Time on tv, lol. (Since when was Captain Hook so dishy? )
This is the box closed:
And as you open it up, the flower stalk grows longer:
I’ll hopefully be demonstrating this box at the Papercraft Show on Sunday (demonstrations on the hour) so please stop by to see how it’s done. I use the Fancy Favor die (115965) which is retiring. It’s still available at the moment – just hoping that it doesn’t sell out before Sunday
Hope to see you at the show.
A quick post today as I continue editing over 500 wedding photos that hubby and I took for our friends on Friday
These are the gorgeous handcrafted cards that I received for my birthday from my lovely friends.
From Joanne (a sneak peek from the new catty ):
From Mike and Eileen:
Aren’t they beautiful! They really made my day!
Thanks for stopping by.
Today I have a guest blogger – my adorable hubby! This is the lovely card that he made for my birthday yesterday. What a great split negative treatment.
The card base is an A6 portrait of Basic Black. A mat of Very Vanilla was stamped with En Francais (109521) in Basic Black ink. Mats of Basic Black and Very Vanilla were stamped with the sentiment from Bring on the Cake (W121899 or C121958) with Whisper White and Basic Black ink. Further mats were die cut using Apothecary Accents framelits (127003). All the layers were cut in half and layered alternately. A bow of Wisteria Wonder Ruffled Ribbon (122973) was adhered to the top corner with a Mini Glue Dot.
Inside, Very Vintage (117693) was wheeled across the Very Vanilla insert using Basic Black ink and the sentiment was stamped as well.
Isn’t my hubby a sweetheart! I love that he takes the time to craft a card for me.
Whoops! Sorry if you popped by earlier to find an odd post here. I’ve been working away today (I know! On my birthday! and not even my crafting work which I don’t even view as work ) and I’d tried to set up part of the post ready for when I got home … but I forgot to to change the timing of it
Anyhow, a big thank you to you all for your birthday wishes and especially to those who left comments on my blog candy post. Using a Random Number Generator, the lucky winner and comment number is 3!
Congratulations, Linda! You’ll get all the Stampin’ Up! items featured in the pic above. Please email me in the next 7 days to confirm your UK mailing address and I’ll get your blog candy sent to you ASAP!