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Monday Montage Blog Hop – Week 44

Hello friends! Welcome back to the Monday Montage Blog Hop! You may have gotten here from the amazing Bree Renwick’s blog, make sure you select the “next” button below and that will take you to the next stop on the hop, the fabulous Dani Dziama’s blog.  I know we have some super cute goodies for you today!

Today my card features some new cattle sneak peeks along with some retiring faves.  I used the super adorbs new Project Life set Moments Like These.  I embossed the days of the week on watercolor paper in white embossing powder.  Isn’t this font just swoon-a-liscious?  Yum!  Then I added random water color in Watermelon Wonder, Coastal Cabana and Daffodil Delight.  The effect is so purty 🙂  Next I stamped the phrase “everyday moments” in Watermelon Wonder on vellum, die cut it and stapled it to a Coastal Cabana starburst shape.  This is another fave I am sad to see go!  I just loved these starburst dies!  De-constructed jute, some rhinestones and a watermelon base finished this one off.

Cathy Casey, Independent Stampin' Up Demonstrator www.sugarshackdes... Moments Like These Stampin' Up

Cathy Casey, Independent Stampin' Up Demonstrator www.sugarshackdes... Moments Like These Stampin' Up

Cathy Casey, Independent Stampin' Up Demonstrator www.sugarshackdes... Moments Like These Stampin' Up

I hope you enjoy!

Thanks for letting me share, have a great week filled with inspiration and beauty!

Make sure you go “Back” if you missed Bree Renwick or you can loop on around by hitting the “Next” button to get to Dani Dziama and the rest of the hop!

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sad goodbye to coastal cabana…

mondaymontage banner revised Oct 13

Monday Montage Blog Hop – Week 43

Hello friends! Welcome back to the Monday Montage Blog Hop! You may have gotten here from the amazing Bree Renwick’s blog, make sure you select the “next” button below and that will take you to the next stop on the hop, the fabulous Dani Dziama’s blog.  I know we have some super cute goodies for you today!

As always this time of year I am super excited about a new catalog and new goodies but I also seem to have a few faves I struggle to let go of!  This year, in particular, I am so so sad to say goodbye to the retiring In Colors.  I have loved and used them all to pieces and will especially have trouble losing Coastal Cabana and Crisp Cantaloupe from my repertoire.  My stamp club Friday night was a memorial to these two lovely colors and I am sharing those pretties here today.

Two super easy cards.  The Coastal Cabana card features the bokeh technique.  This is soooo easy to do and is such a huge wow factor!  I just love the finished card.  Coastal is prominent from the bokeh background to the lovely twine and arrow.  I also love, love, love the Adventure Awaits set and will be sad to bid it farewell too!

The second card features the Smooches & Snuggles set and the Hi There set.  Hi There is retiring too and I have loved it often during the past year!

Lots of embossing this week….but that’s a good thing right?

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I hope you enjoy!

Thanks for letting me share, have a great week filled with inspiration and beauty!

Make sure you go “Back” if you missed Bree Renwick or you can loop on around by hitting the “Next” button to get to Dani Dziama and the rest of the hop!

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Time to bid farewell to some favorites!

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Today is the day that the retiring product list is released!  It’s time to say goodbye to some favorite colors, stamps & embellishments.  As traumatic as this is every year it is also very exciting to say hello to new goodies!  I have seen the new catalog and I am super excited about the fabulous new products coming soon!

If you need re-inkers or more paper in a retiring color or a stamp set you have been thinking about that is going away….don’t delay!  The paper, embellishments and ink will go super fast and when its gone, its gone!  Some things are on sale and can even be picked up at a discount.  Nice!

See the detailed retiring list here.

Now for the eye candy.  This card features the Hearts a Flutter Stamp Set and Framelits Dies.  I also used Paper Doilies, 1-1/4″ Two Tone Ribbon in Pink Pirouette/Rose Red and Canvas Creations.  This card is light and airy and romantic.  Who wouldn’t love to receive this on a day they need a nice pick me up?  Enjoy!

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