Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Farewell "Betsy's Blossoms"

Happy Wednesday Everyone....
 
 I've been looking through all of my retiring stamp sets and taking a few out to play with before they go to new homes.  "Betsy's Blossoms" has been a favorite of mine since it premiered.  I just love the clean lines and the images are just sweet.

Here's the card I created with it today...


I made a "step" card using some of the retiring "In Colors"...Raspberry Ripple, Primrose Petals, Gumball Green and Midnight Muse.  I also added some of the retiring 3/8" Stitched Satin Ribbon in Primrose Petals too. (Item #126844).  I used a piece of Linen Thread under the bird for a little 3D "nest" kinda thing.  Thank you, Kimberly Van Diepen, for the inspiration.
I made the little bookmark on the left with two pieces of card stock and the Gumball Green piece is punched with the Scallop Tag Topper Punch (Item #133324).  I tell you what....that thing is worth it's weight in gold!  I love all that I can create with it.  See the two panels on the left hand side that are embossed?  I used the Square Lattice Embossing Folder (Item #119976).  It is also retiring.  I've used the heck out of mine.  If you haven't gotten one yet, better hurry.
To finish it off,  I added a few Basics Pearls (Item #119247) to bring it all to life. 
 I'm so happy with the way it turned out.

If you haven't checked out the Retired List of stamps and accessories yet, 

Also, don 't forget the FREE SHIPPING special this week.  Be sure to check out the Weekly Deals and the Clearance Rack too. 
 
 
 
 Ooooh!  I do LOVE a GREAT DEAL!

Wishing you a magical day,


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