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Owl Together Now… and a Sneak Peek

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Owl Together Now

CLICK HERE to download the Last Chance List of retiring products. Updated 18th August.


I've been having lots of fun lately playing with some of the sets that won't be available when the new Idea Book & Catalogue is released next month.

It's sad to say goodbye to some of our old favourites, but we have to make way for all the yummy new goodies that are coming our way! The retiring items are on the Last Chance List (click on the link above to check the latest – note: some of the items are already sold out, and others are running low).

Today I'm sharing some owl cards. I love owls!!!

Up top we have the owl from Owl Together Now (on the last chance list) sitting over an opening punched from the 3.5cm circle punch. This next one is a simple one-layer card, also featuring Owl Together Now. The frame was created by masking the centre with scrap paper and stamping over with a background stamp. Hmmm, is that a sneak peek of a NEW stamp available from next month???

Owl Together Now

 Yep, it sure is!!! And you are going to LOVE it.

And here is another owl. This time, it's one of the fun rub-ons from the Bright Delights pack of rub-ons (p139 IB&C), also retiring. The rub-on was applied to a window sheet, which was cut to a circle and adhered to the front of the card. The white ring was pretty easy to make, thanks to the Circle Scissors, and conveniently covered the edges of the window sheet.

Oh and that background stamp looks great with the 2-step bird punch too. (oops, bit blurry sorry)

Hope you've enjoyed these cards – a mix of the old and new! You can click on them to view a larger image.

Happy stamping,

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Last Chance List

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It's time to snap up a bargain or finally order that set you've been thinking about for a while.

Yes, the LAST CHANCE LIST is here. It's pretty long (8 pages) and includes products in all the retiring colours plus items that will be reconfigured in the new catalogue (such as punches).

The GREAT news for you is that some items are up to 50% OFF.


To save you some time working out which products are discounted, I put this together for you:

50% OFF
Note: Only available until sold out



A Happy Heart stamp set

p 34 $20.98

Best Wishes & More stamp set

p 53 $23.98

Greetings Eight stamp set

p 57 $24.98

Only Ovals stamp set

p 93 $19.98

Enjoy Every Moment stamp set

p 97 $26.98

All Scallops stamp set

p 105 $27.98

Cameo Coral Stampin' Write Marker

p 128 $2.88

Apricot Appeal Stampin' Write Marker

p 128 $2.88

Bloom Die Cuts

p 144 $8.25

Pink Flamingo Designer Series Paper

p 132 $8.48

Chunky Sprinkles Stampin' Glitter

p 145 $15.98



25% OFF
Note: Only available until sold out


Spotlight On Christmas stamp set

p 28 $29.96

A Holly Jolly Christmas stamp set

p 29 $35.96

You & Moi stamp set

p 34 $18.71

That's Funny stamp set

p 55 $31.46

Once Upon A Time stamp set

p 65 $25.46

Just Jawing stamp set

p 67 $34.46

A Beautiful Thing stamp set

p 76 $22.46

Bloomin' With Beauty stamp set

p 79 $35.96

Embrace Life stamp set

p 83 $34.46

Playful Petals stamp set

p 86 $39.71

Good Friend stamp set

p 99 $39.71

Game Night stamp set

p 101 $25.46

Cute Cues stamp set

p 103 $15.71

Tres Chic stamp set

p 109 $25.46

ABC Alphabet Upper stamp set

p 121 $39.71

Wow Flowers stamp set

p 140 $18.71

Starring You stamp set

p 140 $18.71

It's Beautiful wheel

p 76 $11.96

In the Cards wheel

p 101 $8.96

 Card stock 12×12: In the following colours:

Basic Gray, More Mustard, Real Red,
Bravo Burgundy, Handsome Hunter


Stampin' Write Markers in the following colours:

Brilliant Blue, Creamy Caramel, Gable Green
Glorious Green, Green Galore, Lovely Lilac,
Only Orange, Pixie Pink, Really Rust,
Ruby Red, Summer Sun, YoYo Yellow,
Almost Amethyst, Barely Banana, Bordering Blue,
Handsome Hunter, Lavender Lace, Mellow Moss,
Pale Plum, Sage Shadow, Taken With Teal.


Standard Stampin' Around cartridges
in the following colours:

Creamy Caramel,  Lovely Lilac,
More Mustard, Old Olive, Ruby Red, Always Artichoke,
Certainly Celery, Mellow Moss


JUMBO Stampin' Around cartridges
in the following colours:

Glorious Green, Not Quite Navy, Ruby Red,
Always Artichoke, Ballet Blue, Bravo Burgundy,
Certainly Celery, Mellow Moss, Night of Navy


 Designer Series Paper:

Haiku, Raspberry Tart, Tea Party, Holiday Treasures, Windsor Knot

I Wish Simply Scrappin' Kit
p 137 $27.71

Simply Sent Kits:

2U Simply Sent Card Elements & More, Thanks x2

p142 $36.71
PLUS a great selection of embellishments such as Flower Fusion Accents & Elements, Sticky Cuts, chipboard elements, Build-A-Brads and LOADS of ribbon.    


Wow! How amazing is that? Contact me to place your order.

Happy stamping ,



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Happy New Catalogue

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The New Stampin’ Up! Idea Book & Catalogue is out!!!! 160 pages of fabulous new layouts and plenty of yummy new stamps and accessories.

Click to access the online Idea Book & Catalogue 2009-2010

Do you want one?

  • If you are attending one of my new catalogue classes this weekend, or you are a stamp club member, you will be collecting your very own copy soon! Limited spots available for the Sunday afternoon class at the Creswick Fire Station. Contact me for more details.
  • Book a workshop for your own free copy and the chance to clear some items off your wish list for FREE!
  • Order your own copy for only $12.95 plus postage.

I’m so excited about the classes coming up this weekend. Here’s a little peek at one of the projects we’ll be making… an Easter gift using the new In Color "Pink Pirouette" and the Fresh Cuts stamp set (the Easter Wishes sentiment is from Occasional Greetings). And yes, of course, there is chocolate!!! 😉

On Saturday morning I’m posting my first Pictorial Tutorial. The topic is punched frames which can be used as embellishments for cards or scrap pages. See you then!

Happy stamping,




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Final Week of the 2008-2009 Idea Book & Catalogue

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My neighbour (and stamp club member) Jodie made this gorgeous card using the retiring Touch Of Nature stamp set and For A Friend hostess set.  

 Touch Of Nature

She was inspired from the previous year’s Idea Book & Catalogue, and it reminded me of how much value the books are even after they have officially retired. They really are a great resource that will keep inspiring for years to come.  I love this card!

Excitement is building as the new IB&C is about to launch, but you still have time to snap up a retiring item or two before they are gone for good. Don’t forget that the Simply Sent cardmaking kits are 25% off, as are the rubons, chipboard and even most of the 12"x12" Designer Series Papers. Click here for current availabilities.

Can’t help but share another sneak peek from a yet-to-be-released-in-Australia stamp set, Fresh Cuts, and the new In Color called Kiwi Kiss. This was a card gone wrong that ended up totally different to the one I planned. It was pretty funny…. at one stage it was even in the recycling bin but I couldn’t bear to throw away one of the new Fresh Cuts Note Cards so it was reborn into this card…

Until next time…


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