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Double Z Fold “Giant” Birthday Card

May 25, 2017

May is another giant birthday month in our circle of friends and family.  Today’s card is honoring my San Francisco Giants fan grandson who has just turned an amazing 13.  When I saw this Double Z Fold card on Amanda Bates’ UK blog I knew it was going to become Austin’s birthday card.  Somehow.

I followed Amanda’s instructions using scrap computer paper until I was (fairly) sure about the measurements and then I went for it!  It order to achieve the Giants look of orange and black I used the retired Halloween Fright Night Designer Series Paper, Marquee Messages stamp set and the Confetti Celebration stamp set.  Both stamp sets will carry over to the soon-to-be-release 2017-2018 Annual Catalog.  By the way, if you don’t yet have one of the new catalogs and don’t have a demonstrator who takes care of your catalog/stamping needs, I’d be glad to send you one.  Just send me an email, blythe@stampingwithblythe.com , with your mailing and contact information.

Main layer Giants b.d. card

Basic Double Z fold card 5″ x 5″ base (when folded)

 

decorative layer 2 Giants b.d. double z fold card

Front, stamped layer of the Double Z fold card

 

double z fold card layers superimposed

Both Double Z-fold card layers sitting freely, checking out the layered look.

 

Completed double z fold Card

Two layers attached to each other, now proudly looking like the Double Z-fold card!

 

Yes, I did a lot of ‘fussy cutting’ on contrasting layers of card stock but it was definitely worth it!

Double Z fold card cutting and scoring instructions:

  • Whisper White Thick card stock (140272) 5-1/2″ x 11″ AND 4-1/4″ x 8-1/2″
    • Scoring: (larger piece) landscape position: 2-3/4″ and 5-1/2″
    • Scoring: (smaller piece): landscape position: 2-1/8″ x 4-1/4″
    • Designer Series Paper (2 patterns) Panels:  2-1/2″ x 5-1/4″
    • Designer Series Paper-large square:  5-1/4″ square
    • Z-fold your card layers
  • Pumpkin Pie card stock layer (105117): 4″ square plus scrap for stamping ‘birthday’
    • Designer Series Paper Panel Layer: 1-7/8″ x 4″
  • Whisper White card stock layer (100730):
    • Layer (on top of Pumpkin Pie layer): 3-3/4″ square
  • Miscellaneous bits of patterns from the Designer Series Paper Pack for stamping, fussy cutting and layering on the main stamped panel.

Finished Double Z fold card plus larger envelope made with Stampin’ Up!’s Envelope Punch Board.

Austin's double z fold card w/envelope

 

When attaching the two layers, experiment with how they lay when folded.  It will NOT be a perfect fit.  I’ll be working on another card for that perfect fit but in the meantime this really does work.  Secure the right panel first.  Place Fast Fuse or Multipurpose Liquid Glue on the back of the right panel.  Lay on 5″ x 5″ panel and secure.  Then ‘fiddle around and locate the best position for the larger left panel.  Place adhesive of choice only over the area that will be attached to the back panel and attach so the card fully closes.  It will NOT open flat but will open so that it stands for display.  Displaying it is important because your card will be so cool.

Try the Double Z fold card.  I really think you’ll like it!  And if you have any questions don’t hesitate to send me an email.  I’m always available to help you succeed.

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0 In Birthday/ Cards/ Designer Series Papers/ Summer

Colorful Seasons Birthday Cards

May 22, 2017

Two of my dearest friends have birthdays at the end of this week.  While they’ve probably met sometime in the past they don’t really know each other.  So I chose the Colorful Seasons stamp set (143726-availablel June 1st) to make both of their cards.  I also used this set for my Mother’s Day cards this year.

As a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator I was able to pre-order this stamp set during the month before the new annual catalog goes live.  I can tell you, I’m going to l-o-v-e this all season stamp set!  And so will you.  It coordinates with the Memories & More Color Theory Card Pack (144210-available June 1st) and the Color Theory Designer Series Paper Stack (144193-available June 1st).

(Psssst……The Colorful Seasons Stamp Set and the Seasonal Layers Thinlits Dies come in a bundle for a 10% price savings.)

Colorful Seasons bundle 145348

Colorful Seasons bundle 145348

 

Today’s card, inside and out plus the coordinating envelope.  The branch and flowers are just so much fun to stamp.  It’s two-step stamping and the fit of these two is just delightful.

Colorful Seasons birthday card/envelope

Colorful Seasons birthday card/envelope

 

Colorful Seasons birthday card

Colorful Seasons birthday card

 

In addition to the three products (stamp set, Memories & More card pack and Color Theory Designer Series Paper Stack) that won’t be available until June 1st, here’s what else I used on this card:

 

I also used the new (June 1st availability–except for backorder issues) Glitter Enamel Dots (144200) and a new Daffodil Delight 1/4″ Double-Stitches Ribbon (144116) since it’s the closest thing I have on hand  to Crushed Curry.

My next task is to get my cards out to the post office (we don’t have curbside pickup) so they can be on their way to my friends.

I hope you’ve enjoyed this card as well as the Mother’s Day cards I made with the Colorful Seasons stamp set and coordinating products.  I know you’ll really like them so why not add them to your Wish List right now?  As always you can shop in my Online store .  If you don’t have a demonstrator with whom you usually work, please consider selecting me as your demo.  I’m always here to help you.

 

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0 In Big Shot/ Cards/ Catalogs/ Sympathy

Dragonfly Dreams Sympathy Card

May 20, 2017

Last November I was lucky enough to be chosen as a Display Board stamper for the Stampin’ Up! OnStage Local event in Phoenix AZ and one of the sets I got to use was Dragonfly Dreams.  One of the cards I made (you can check it out here) was quite a bit like the one below but wasn’t appropriate for the sympathy card that I was needing.  The Dragonfly Dreams stamp set is awesomely versatile, both words and images and it’s often a go-to set for me, along with the coordinating Detailed Dragonfly thinlits.

It’s a quick and easy card actually:

 

Sympathy card using Dragonfly Dreams stamp set and Detailed Dragonfly Thinliets

Dragonfly Dream embossed sympathy card

 

 

Sympathy card using Dragonfly Dreams stamp set and Detailed Dragonfly Thinliets

Sponged dragonfly accent (Detailed Dragonfly Thinlits)

 

The inside sentiment is from Flourishing Phrases.  I wanted to use the “smaller” large dragonfly somewhere and came upon the idea of die cutting it, holding it securely on the Whisper White insert and then gently but firmly sponging it with Old Olive Classic Ink.

Sympathy card using Dragonfly Dreams stamp set and Detailed Dragonfly Thinliets

Envelope is stamped with the large dragonfly using Old Olive ink

 

If you have any questions about this card just send me an email or leave a comment (above) and I’ll answer it.  And if you like to purchase any supplies used for the card just hop on over to my online storeDragonfly Dreams and the coordinating Detailed Dragonfly Thinlits are in the new annual catalog that will be going live on June 1st.  If you don’t have a demonstrator that you usually work with I’d be happy to send one to you.  Just send an email to blythe@stampingwithblythe.com

 

 

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0 In Cards/ Classes & Events/ Punches

Stamping for Adults in Mi Wuk Village

May 19, 2017

The reason the class is called Stamping for Adults is that, way back in February of 2004 when it started, several mommies came to the library and wanted to have their little ones stamp cards along with them.  The librarian insisted that the class was for adults only, that children had their own craft area.  Hence the class name of Stamping for Adults.

Mi Wuk Village Library and Community Center

Mi Wuk Village Little Library in the Woods and Community Center

 

I always look forward, on the third Thursday of every month, to stamping with friends, neighbors and new stampers at our little Library in the Woods.  For $3 everyone makes two cards and has a great time, sharing supplies and catching up with their personal activities.  The more stampers we have, the longer it takes to complete a card but that’s not a real worry.  We have two full hours to finish and we’re all working together.  Yesterday we had 13 participants.  “Normal” is 5-8.  I always prep for ten.

Everyone gets a chance to play ‘teacher’ and help the person beside her when we’re doing a new technique or learning a new skill.  I’m always watching to see if any area of the tables falls behind.

Today we made two Thank You cards:  a pocket card and a Jar of Life card.  Totally different colors, patterns and techniques.

Thank you insert pulled from pocket

Library May 18, 2017; step-by-step tutorial available.  Stamp set available June 1, 2017

 

Jar or Love THANKS cards

Library May 18, 2017; step-by-step tutorial available

 

The cards above were made using the colors and Designer Series Papers of the 2016-1018 In Colors.

All measurements and assembly details for both cards will be available on March 19th.  Cost: $2.50.  The PDF will be sent via email.  Sorry to say, the PayPal button is not working today (or yesterday!) so please email me, blythe@stampingwithblythe.com, if you’re interested in purchasing the tutorial.

 

Mi Wuk Library Stamping for Adults

Jeanne, Michelle and Angie working diligently on their “Daisy” cards

 

Card #2 using the Jar of Love stamp set and coordinating Everyday Jars framelits.

 

Despite having 13 participants yesterday it was a calm and efficient and FUN time together.  I thank everyone for attending and hanging in with the rotation of the supplies.  Stamping for Adults at our Mi Wuk Library is great therapy and inspires a strong sense of accomplishment.

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0 In Blythe's Stamping Business/ Cards/ Classes & Events

May’s Card Buffet Cards are Ready to View

May 17, 2017

Finally, yesterday, I was able to make, photograph and upload all eight of the cards we’ll be making at May 30th’s Card Buffet.  I lay out my ideas throughout each month preceding a Card Buffet but then I need to actually make what I have been visualizing.  Then photograph and then upload.  And while I’m making each card I work on the tutorial.  Put community and family obligations into the mix and sometimes I find myself way off schedule.

I think you’ll enjoy what you see though for May.  Most cards are light and breezy.  My creative goal is to make the cards simple enough to get all eight made in 2.5 hours but yet keep them interesting enough to make you smile.

Overview of May's Buffet cards

Overview of May’s Buffet cards

 

Buffet participants choose any combination of cards for a total of eight cards that they’ll make at either the morning or afternoon session of the Buffet.  On May 30th.  Or, if you can’t make the class in person, I offer a basic tutorial ($4) or tutorial with the addition of all supplies pre-cut and packaged for each card selected ($14, includes postage).

Be sure to check out the complete May Card Buffet here.  It’s my hope that you can attend either in person or via the efficient long-distance connection.   Try it.  You’ll like it.

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0 In Tips/ Tools

Color Caddy – Tuesday’s Tidy Tool

May 16, 2017

If you have more than one Color Family of Classic Stampin’ Pads and a bunch of Ink Refills than you should really consider making the handy and space-saving Color Caddy a part of your regime.

SU! Color Caddy

My Color Caddy, above, is an older model to which I’ve added an optional (then) addition of 5 more rows of pockets for stamp pads.  Those rows make this older version wobble a bit (not a deal breaker) but I can also store my InColors and various ‘odd’ stamp pads (VersaMark, StazOn and Memento) in it.

Stampin' Up! Color Caddy, 104335

Stampin’ Up! Color Caddy, 104335

 

Above is the current Color Caddy whose footprint is only about 10″ square.  I keep mine on top of a small bookcase rather than on my work table.  And I also have an old Rubbermade turntable beneath the tower for easier turning.   The reason for placing my caddy away from my workspace:  I need to remove my tail end from my chair now and then to stretch and walking about 6 feet away is a good thing.  There are times, however, that I do bring the Color Caddy to my work table but it’s not allowed to remain there.

The convenience of storing your Ink Refills on the top of the Color Caddy is another perk.  You don’t have to look for where you might have stashed them and they’re right at your fingertips.

Place your Ink Refills above the column where the same family of colors is stored.  I also put labels on my caddy indicating which color family is to the left and which is to the right.  And truthfully, I still spend extra time spinning it around searching for the right family!

Color caddy and ink refills

Two more tips related to stamp pads and ink refills:

Ink refills:  this is tedious but I like to make little labels which include the color and then the ordering numbers for each refill which I wrap around the top of the bottle for quicker identity of the colors.  The order number is also right there when needing to order another one.

Classic stamp pads:  I like to take a 1/2″ piece of  the colorful “other language” pad information from the bottom of the pad case and attach it to the side of the case for quick identification of the color I’m looking for.  I also (yes, I’m quite over-organized at times) like to store my pads alphabetically as well as place color family and their position alphabetically on the end of each pad.  This also makes it easier for class participants to put the pads back in their proper place.

Snippets of labeling material are taken from the bottom of the pad and placed on the side.

 

Brights Family number coding

Brights Family number coding.  You’ll notice the strange ’01’ number of Bermuda Bay—it was added to the group after I’d already done the 1, 2, 3, 4 etc.  Hence, alphabetically it’s number ’01’.

 

I seriously recommend a Color Caddy for any serious stamper who has more than one color family of Stampin’ Up! Classic Ink Pads.  Just click here to go to my Stampin’ Up! online store to get yours.  It’s handy and dandy!

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0 In Designer Series Papers/ Tools

2017 Pantone Color of the Year

May 15, 2017

I just love that Stampin’ Up!‘s rotating In Colors are so in trend!  The Pantone Color Institute predicts what hue will be popping up all over this year and check this 2017 Pantone Color of the Year in comparison to our 2017-2019 In Colors:

Pantone2017 Color of the Year

Pantone 2017 Color of the Year

 

2017-2019 SU InColors

2017-2019 SU InColors

 

And check it out as a welcoming front door accent:

Front door accent color

Front door accent color

 

Can you say Lemon Lime Twist???  This is a color, for good or bad, that I’ve been wearing since the late ’60s.  I just love the shade of green that I’ve called lime green over the years.  And when I saw it in the new catalog as a part of the 2017-2019 In Color grouping an instant “WOOHOO” came out of my mouth.

About 4-5 years ago, the first year I touched up my spikey hair with one of Stampin’ Up!‘s waterbased classic stamp pads, I sported Lucky Limeade at our annual convention in Salt Lake City.  I’m searching for a photo and will add it to this post when I find one.  Here’s a look at the stamp pad:

Lucky Limeade Classic Stamp Pad

 

I made these little tags for stampers at April’s Card Buffet and participants loved them.  Simple and cute.

Eastern DSP Tee Shirt

There are two 2017-2019 In Colors shown: Lemon-Lime Twist and Tranquil Tide. The blue is Dapper Denim, a 2016-2018 In Color; these images show the front and back of one of the sheets of  the Eastern Palace Specialty Designer Series Papers.

Maybe I should be a spokesperson for the next two years.  While searching for the convention photo, which I couldn’t find, I did find these trendy lime photos.
Judd, Becky and Blythe 2010

Judd, Becky (visiting from PA) and Blythe 2010

 

Fort Barry on Marin County Coast 2011

Fort Barry on Marin County Coast 2010

 

Napa Valley Wine Train 2010

Napa Valley Wine Train 2010

 

Jan 2011 Power Outage, keeping warm in my hot green favorite vest

 

Studies have found that the color green is linked to feelings of happiness and peace and can improve our attention span.  So, as you can see both I and Stampin’ Up! are very on trend with the 2017 Pantone Color of the Year, we’re happy and at peace and have improved attention spans.

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0 In Tips/ Tools

Refilling Stampin’ Up! Markers

May 13, 2017

Have you ever tried refilling your Stampin’ Up! Marker?  You know, the one that isn’t writing so well?  Does the fine tip of your Stampin’ Up! marker eventually not live up to your expectations?  This happens to me in spurts it seems, with more than one marker sort of drying up on the fine tip end.  I have learned that refilling your Stampin’ Up! markers is totally possible and totally rewarding.

You’ll need

  • your marker (duh)
  • tweezers
  • coordinating Ink Refill

This morning I wanted to write inside a birthday card with my Bermuda Bay marker but…..the marker wasn’t writing smoothly.  Time to give it a refill.

Replace tip

Replace tip

 

Place refill ink in this little opening

Place refill ink in this little opening

 

Slowly add 10 drops of refill ink

Slowly add 10 drops of refill ink

 

Replace tip

 

Store small tip end down for several hours

Store small tip end down for several hours

 

Once in a while I get energetic and check out an entire color family of my markers and refill them as needed.  It’s so rewarding to address an envelope or write in a card with smoothly flowing ‘creamy’ ink.

Have you ever tried refilling a marker before rather than purchasing a new one?

My suggestion to you:  try refilling a Stampin’ Up! marker.  You’ll like it!  Just follow the step-by-step photo tutorial above.  If you don’t have an ink refill  for every marker or stamp pad you own, I highly recommend that you stock up.  When a pad doesn’t stamp ‘nicely’ or a marker doesn’t write smoothly they’re calling out for more ink!  My Stampin’ Up! store is always open.  Just click here and order the Ink Refills you need or send me an email and I’ll be glad to help you.

 

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0 In Big Shot/ Cards/ Designer Series Papers/ Mother's Day

Colorful Seasons Stamp Set Mother’s Day Card

May 10, 2017

It’s so much fun to sit down and experiment with new products, especially when you have a definite goal, using the Colorful Seasons stamp set.  As a demonstrator I was able to pre-purchase the new products used in May to prepare for sharing in time for the June 2017-2018 Annual Catalog release. If you don’t yet have a copy of this new catalog and don’t have your own demonstrator, send me an email with your name, address and contact information and I’d be glad to send you one.  In the meantime you can check out the catalog PDF here.

 

Today’s goal is Mother’s Day.  I needed three cards and knew pretty much what I wanted to do.  My cards, using the Colorful Seasons stamp set, Seasonal Layers Thinlits Dies, and the fun new Color Theory 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper Stack were fairly quick and easy to make.

Colorful Season stamp set, 143726

Color Theory Designer Series Paper Stack, 144193

Seasonal Layers Thinlits Dies, 143751

And these are the cards for my daughters and daughter-in-law:

Colorful Seasons Mother's Day cards

I added delicate drops of Fine-Tip Flue Pen glue to the flowers on the branch.

Colorful Seasons Mother's Day cards w/Fine Tip Glue Pen

Careful drops of glue were added to the flowers on the Memento Black branch.  Be sure to set the card/s aside to dry for at least twenty minutes.

 

Let Mom sit back and enjoy a bit of cool refreshment on her special day.

Seasonal Layers Thinlits Dies-Mother's Day Card

The refreshing glass of lemonade (or whatever!) was added to the chair arm as a suggestion for Mom to get a cool drink and sit under a tree with a book in peace and quiet for at least a few minutes.

 

Supplies used for today’s cards:

  • Card stock:
    • Whisper White Thick: 8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″, scored at 4-1/4″ and folded
    • Basic Black: 5/16″ x 5-1/4″; attach to back side of right Designer Paper strip using Multipurpose Liquid Glue–on the left side when laid down on card front.
  • Colorful Seasons stamp set (143726, 2017-18 Catalog)
  • Teeny Tiny Wishes stamp set (Happy Mother’s Day image)
  • Color Theory Designer Series Paper Stack (144193, 2017-18 Catalog)
    • two pieces measuring 2″ x 5-1/4″
  • Seasonal Layers Thinlits Dies (143751, 2017-18 Catalog)
  • Big Shot
  • Glitter Enamel Dots
  • Multipurpose Liquid Glue
  • Fine Tip Glue Pen

While I know most readers won’t be able to use the Colorful Seasons stamp set and other new products I used today, you can certainly use the layout idea and substitute another stamp set and, perhaps, coordinating framelits or thinlits.  Before I go to the mailbox tomorrow morning I also need to make a “Mother’s Day” card for my brother.  He’s a May 14th baby, not a mother.  And on June 1st, after noon Mountain Time, I encourage you to go to my Stampin’ Up! store and purchase your early favorites from the new catalog.

PS.  Here’s the inside and the envelope:

Inside and envelope

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0 In 3-D Projects/ Big Shot/ Catalogs/ Designer Series Papers

Wood Crate Framelits – One of My Favorite Picks from the 2017-2018 SU! Catalog

May 9, 2017

I can’t say enough about the fun you’re going to have with the new Wood Crate Framelits you’ll find in Stampin’ Up!’s 2017-2018 Annual Catalog.  Surely you’re well aware by now that it’s coming soon.  June 1st to be exact.

Let’s start from the ‘back side’:  the last day to order from the current awesome 2016-2017 Annual Catalog as well as the also awesome 2017 Occasions Catalog is May 31st.  You can click on the retiring list here.  It includes everything that’s retiring plus those items whose price is reduced – some by up to 60% – during the retiring sales.  Availability changes daily so if you see something you’re interested in adding to your stamping tool bin check it out a.s.a.p.  If you don’t get a response when you order the desired item that’s because it’s out of stock.  Stamp sets will continue to be manufactured until May 22nd.

Now to share one of my favorite items in the 2017-2018 Annual Catalog:  the Wood Crate Framelits.

Wood Crate Framelits

Wood Crate Framelits

 

I made these table favors last week for our local Fire Auxiliary’s annual fundraiser fashion show.  My table mates loved them!

Wood Crate Framelits, 143730, $30; available June 1, 2017

Wood Crate Framelits, 143730, $30; available June 1, 2017

 

Recommended coordinating products:

  • Wood Words stamp set: 143925 (wood mount), $30 or 143928 (clear mount), $22
  • Wood Textures Designer Series Paper Stack: 144177, 4 each of twelve 6″ x 6″ double sided designs, 48 sheets total, $10

 

Check out this video from Stampin’ Up!

 

You can also use regular Stampin’ Up! card stock for your oh-so-cute crates made from the Wood Crate Framelits.

My next Wood Crate Framelits post will be a hand-stamped (of course) card for someone special.  I saw one at OnStage in April and thought “wow”, how veratile and how cute.  It’ll be about a week before you see it however.  My life is extra-slammed right now with local obligations–like the beginning of “inspection season” for defensible space (from wildfires) around one’s property.  I’m a volunteer inspector by choice but it does cut into my stampin’ time.  Like all things, I’ll adjust soon.

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0 In Blythe's Stamping Business

There’s a Change on My Blog. Finally.

May 4, 2017

It’s a change I’ve been wanting to make since day 1 of my new look which was about a year and a half ago.  Small but big in my mind.  I had no clue how to implement it but finally I reached out to Solo Pine, the creators of my Oleander Themed blog design.  They responded quickly and sent ME instructions on how to do it.  These instructions contained html and css inserts.  They were also good enough that I was able to follow them and complete the change in less than five minutes.

Do you see it?  Yes, it’s visible.

I want to offer the first person who notices it an award but am not yet sure what it will look like.  The change is important enough to me that it’s worth an award!  (to me for doing it!)   I’ve got it:  A roll of ribbon from the new catalog.

Leave your answer in the comment section.  The little comment button is to the right of the blog title.

Comment button on Blythe's blog posts

Yes, it’s easy to miss!

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0 In Blythe's Studio/ Deals & Discounts/ Stamp Sets

Cyber Sale Coming Soon – It’s Spring Cleaning Time in My Studio

May 3, 2017

Yes, it’s that season again……..Cyber Sale Season.  When the walls in my Stampin’ Studio start encroaching in my ‘open space’ I begin getting ansy.  A year and a half ago I totally revamped my stampin room (over our garage) and vowed I’d never let it take over my mental sensibilities again.  That means no more out of control accumulation of stuff that doesn’t have a designated ‘home’.

Messy stamp room waiting to be emptied, pre 2015 Cyber Sale.

July 2015 as ‘the purge’ was beginning to happen

 

Freshly painted stampin' studio, post 2014 Cyber Sale

Fresh paint, fresh look — minus table top

 

Solid core door came from a local cabinetry shop. Memories of last year's Cyber Sale.

Refreshed room with new solid core door table top.  TIP: white is not a good color for a table top!  Too bright.  It will get repainted at soft gray this coming summer.  My studio will turn into “tarp and visqine city” during the transition.

 

This is now my concern.  3 crates of retired stamps and a whole bunch of retired product.

Retired products in cases under the table--in the way! Awaiting Cyber Sale.

This is 3-1/2 boxes of pre- 2016-2017 retired product. I’ve been holding on to some of these goodies for years and realized I just wasn’t using them–plus I need the cupboard space!

 

Retired ribbons, papers and more stuffed into the corner awaiting Cyber Sale. It's gotta go!

THE corner that’s getting taken over! It scares me. And I need the feeling of open floor space.  My paper cutters and Designer Series Papers are becoming inaccessible.  Not a good thing.

 

If I wasn’t a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator I would be keeping lots of these goodies.  But, as a demo, I acquire more than I need which really shows itself when the products retire.  Sure I might use them someday but I also might not because there’s new product to share and demonstrate and, yes, to sell to other crafters.  I would never demonstrate retired products because you-the-consumer wouldn’t be able to purchase what I show if you wanted to.  Hence my Cyber Sale.

My 2016 Cyber Sale will begin on Monday, May 15th.  Most items will be 40% off original price.  First come, first served.  More details on Monday.  Yes I will bundle items for shipping as necessary.  I love my “you’re first in line” local post office and it loves my Cyber Sale.

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