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Cottage Garden and Cottage Wall

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There are so many beautiful new products in the brand new Autumn-Winter Mini Catalogue, that I honestly sat here for a while thinking 'where do I start?'.

As you saw in my last post, the 3 new stars of the show are:

  •  The Sizzix Big Shot with Stampin' Up! exclusive co-ordinating dies,
  •  New slim-line punches, and
  •  New stamps with the option of clear-mount or wood mount.

Today I want to share with you one of those new sets. This one is called Cottage Garden (p31) and co-ordinates with the stunning Cottage Wall 12 x 12 designer series paper (p30). AND the new (to us) Rich Razzleberry In Colour – available until end of August only! YUMMY!!!


You'll be seeing lots more samples of these in the coming weeks. And oh my goodness, did I mention you can even get co-ordinating printed window sheets!!

Yes, I'm a bit excited.

I love this set so much, and thought I'd get it in the clear-mounted version, just to have a go.

Well, I LOVE it. The stamps come in the same great quality red-rubber as we are used to, but with a static cling coating on the back which (after a few seconds of pressure) stays well attached to the clear blocks. I was surprised when I tried the blocks first time, too. Easy to hold grooves all the way around, and quite a bit thicker than I was expecting. They end up being about the same height as the wood block version.

If you want to check out some great YouTube videos on the clear mount option, visit Stampin' Up!'s demonstration by clicking HERE. An alternative method to assembling the stamps can be found on Dawn's Stamping Thoughts video HERE.

Of course, if you prefer wood mounts you can still get those!

Okey dokey, I'll be back tomorrow to wish you a Happy Easter.

Till then,

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