Swirly Banner Birthday

I decided to make a card with some soon-to-be retired colors. Wisteria Wonder is one that I will truly miss. I thought it would be lovely with the Sweet Sugarplum and I threw in a pop of Wild Wasabi for the leaves. All three of these colors will be joining the crafting world’s great beyond on May 31st. Be sure to stock up on cardstock and ink right away, as it’s while supplies last.

Swirly Banner Birthday

Swirly Banner Birthday Inside
Stamp Sets:  Banners for You, Number of Years, Swirly Bird, Fabulous Four* (inside sentiment), #imbringingbirthdaysback (envelope flap)
Cardstock:  Sweet Sugarplum, Wisteria Wonder, Whisper White
Designer Series Paper: Subtles*
Ink:  Sweet Sugarplum, Wild Wasabi, Wisteria Wonder
Lovelies:  Subtles Enamel Shapes
Tools:  Bunch of Banners Framelits, Swirly Scribbles Thinlits, Big Shot, Magnetic Platform, Big Shot Die Brush

*Retired Product

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If you want more inspiration, be sure to visit my Pinterest boards! I have a ridiculous number of boards – arranged by type and themes for cards, scrapbooking and papercrafting!


Flowers Make Me Feel Better

Today’s card features products that I haven’t used in quite awhile.  I have been so focused on the Occasions Catalog products I have, that I shamefully neglected my tried and true favorites.  I decided on a 5″ x 5″ square card:

Get Better Flowers

Stamp Sets:  Flower Shop, A Dozen Thoughts
Cardstock/Paper:  Kraft, Brushed Gold*, Gold Soiree Specialty DSP*, Garden Green, Whisper White
Ink:  Crisp Cantaloupe*, Calypso Coral, Garden Green
Lovelies:  Bird Builder Punch, Pansy Punch, Elegant Butterfly Punch, Pearl Basic Jewels

*Gold Soiree Specialty DSP, Brushed Gold, and Crisp Cantaloupe are all retiring products. Get them while supplies last. Click here for an updated PDF of the retiring products.  Let me know ASAP if you want something!