Fond Farewell ~ Tuscan Vineyard

We are in the last couple of weeks for the Stampin UP! 2018 – 2019  annual catalog which means that stamp sets and other products will be retiring and there are some of my favorites among them.  So I am going to use my blog posts to share some of the things that are retiring – along with links so that you can put in your order so you don’t miss out.

Today’s card uses the Tuscan Vineyard Stamp Set ~ one I have used on several cards in the past, this one makes a great guy card.

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Tuscan Vineyard with Crumb Cake and Blackberry Bliss

So …….. time got away from me in the last few days and I missed out on a couple of posts.  I like to write them ‘live’ rather than in advance so during the last few days of the US tax season my long tax preparation days got in the way.

Today is the last day I shall be preparing taxes until next year and I have taken a little ‘timeout’ to share a celebration drink with you using one of my present favorite stamp sets – Tuscan Vineyard.

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New Ribbon Share – 2016/2017 Stampin’ Up Catalog

The 2016 / 2017 Annual Catalog introduced a number of new ribbons which are absolutely lovely – some of them we have already used in our classes – others are soon to feature!!!!

Like me, I know you would like to get your hands on these ribbons but not to make the investment in a 10 yd bolt of each…. soooooo At LAST I have the ribbon share available.

This year I am offering 2 shares, the In-Color Share and All other ribbon share ~ you can buy either or both shares

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Father’s Day ~ better late than never

I made this card for an on-line swap back in late May and although it is a Father’s Day card the layout and colors  can be used for a birthday card for a guy or change the colors out and it would work perfectly for a feminine card – and that is the beauty of the two stamp sets that I used for this card ~ Pop of Paradise and Thoughtful Banners because they have images and words that are really flexible.

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