Thursday, May 31, 2012

A note of thanks....

Hello Friends,
I have a couple of cards to share. These two  cards have Retiring products that I'm sad to see RETIRE:(  You have ONLY one DAY to purchase any of these retiring products HERE before they are gone for ever... 

Super cute APPLE right?? I saw a tutorial at SpiltCoast Stampers and I just had to make one for my son's teacher.  
The apple was created using the HEART PUNCH and the bird builder Punch for the leaf and stem.
I used the Top Note Die for the base, I then sponged Pink Pirouette from a negative Labels Framelits to create the shading behind the flower. The flower and the sentiment are two different stamps retiring along with the Concord Crush and Pear Pizzazz.

Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:
Stamps- *Sweetheart set#120780, *Thank You Kindly#111700, *Array of Sunshine#122487 Paper- Whisper White#100730, Cherry Cobbler#119685,*First Edition Specialty Paper#121878 Inks- *Concord Crush#119792, *Pear Pizzazz#119795, Pink Pirouette#111838, Cherry Cobbler#119669, Lucky Limeade#122935 Tools- *Heart Punch#119883, Top Note Die#113463, Labels Framelits dies#125598, Bird Builder Punch#117191, Big Shot#113439, Accessories- Pearls#119247, Paper Snips#103579
*Products Retiring

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Product Suggestions of the Day
Basic Pearls Jewel Accents - by Stampin' Up!
Basic Pearls Jewel Accents119247
Jewels are just as magical in papercrafting as in fashion. Add a pearl here, a rhinestone there, and your projects take a subtle step up. With our pearl basic jewels, it’s easy to add a touch of class to your projects in an instant.

Array of Sunshine - Clear-Mount Stamp Set - by Stampin' Up!
Array Of Sunshine - Clear-Mount Stamp122487
This gorgeous array of flowers will bring an array of sunshine to all your projects. Redeem this set with your Stampin' Rewards when you place a qualifying order! Available in both wood- and clear-mount.
Set Quantity: 5

Full Heart Punch - by Stampin' Up!
Full Heart Punch119883
Punches are a quick and easy way to add interest, dimension, and color to your cards, tags, and scrapbook pages. You can glue punched shapes directly onto your projects or layer a sheet of card stock that has been punched over a coordinating card stock for a reverse effect.

■ New, sleeker body style
■ Larger surface area offers precise cutting and leverage
■ Locks to store
Sweetheart - Clear Mount Stamp Set - by Stampin' Up!
Sweetheart - Clear Mount Stamp120780
Show your sweetheart how much you care with the Sweetheart stamp set. Coordinates perfectly with our Heart Treat Cups and Full Heart punch! Available in both wood- and clear-mount.
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Thank you for visiting today!!


  1. I love how you demonstrate how to use your products-- the apple is amazingly stunning and so simple too!!


  2. I love these. I want to make the apple card for my kids teachers......can you email me the link for the tutorial? Thanks for sharing!

  3. Norma ~ okay these card are just AMAZING! The flower card ~ OMG ~ Thank you for the tip with the sponging! I LOVE it and need to try it! The flower is just GORGEOUS! But that apple card ~ OMG! Seriously I LOVE it! LOVE what you did to the apple, how you got the dimension! I am so borrowing this sometime! LOVE it! As always adore your creations!

  4. Amazing cards!!My favorite would be the Flower card!!Gorgeous!TFS

  5. Norma your colour choice is just fabuluous and the way u use your products is also both your cards !!

  6. Awesome cards Norma, You sure did the Spltcoast Stamper tutorial justice!!!!!!!

  7. That apple card is just darling! I like the flower too.

  8. These are so cute! Love the apple card:) the colors on the flower are so perfect. Tfs

  9. Both cards are just adorable... Love them both...

  10. Wow, these are both beautiful cards!


  11. I love that apple card how neat and of course your other card is nothing but beautiful. hugs

  12. Both cards are just fabulous, Norma!! I love, love the apple!! And the flower is just beautiful :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  13. Norma love that apple card clean and simple on the surface but so much pizzazz. Karen

  14. Great cards Norma., I love the apple card how pretty and what a great teacher gift ---and green is my favorite color-- It is so clean and simple

    DIANA L.

  15. OMG- I LOVE these cards!! That apple is so clever- and I love the paper you used for it too! What a great job on these! :)Amy

  16. Wowza! Love how you made the apple!

  17. Great projects! Love how you made the apple

  18. LOVE these cards! Especially the popped out apple one! :O)


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