Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Pals Retirement Blog Hop

Welcome to the June PALS HOP! This month, we're featuring one last look at some of the stamps and accessories that are retiring July 1 when the new Idea Book & Catalog (IB&C) debuts. Enjoy the HOP and take one last look at some of the amazing creations that the Pals have come up with.

You've likely hopped over from ,Joan Norris, http://www.stampinup.net/esuite/home/clearlycreative/blog I'm stop number 11 on the PALS HOP and I'm glad you hopped in! I'll help you "hop along" from blog to blog where you'll find great ideas for paper crafted creations from the Stampin' Pretty Pals! Should you hop off course, simply click on any of the links in the PALS HOP LINE-UP below and you'll be back on track!

1. Linda Fisher, http://www.lindas-stampinloft.blogspot.com/

2. Nicole Watt, http://www.impressionsbynicole.com/

3. Joanna Munster, http://www.inspiredbystampin.com/

4. Mary Fish, http://stampinpretty.com/

5. Rae Harper, http://wildweststampin.com/

6. Mike Funke, http://www.stampin-style.com/

7. Nina Dee, http://www.deesignsbyninadee.blogspot.com/

8. Barbara Chatzkel, http://www.takeoutpaperarts.com/

9. Ann Schach, http://www.stampinchic.com/

10. Joan Norris, http://www.stampinup.net/esuite/home/clearlycreative/blog

11. Stephanie Uzee, http://stampinwithsuzee.blogspot.com/

12. Sandra Conner, http://prettyprovisions.blogspot.com/

13. Barb Furlong, http://www.theloveofstamping.com/

14. Linda Callahan, http://www.stampinseasons.blogspot.com/

I have created 2 projets for the end of year teacher gifts. Candice (my youngest) will be done with her 1st year of Montessori school in a couple of days. We created a little Sticky Note holder and a Thank You card. She has 2 teachers in her main classroom, but we made enough of each project so she can write a personnal message to every teacher that helped her this year...Especially Nurse Dana.

We choose to create the projects in Candice's favorite color Orange and what perfect DSP to go along with it...Sweet & Sour. The perfect retiring stamp set to use was Bugs & Kisses.

Card Supplies:

Stamp Set: **Defining Alphabet (WM-114952)

Cardstock: Pumpkin Pie (105117), Whisper White (100730), & **Sweet & Sour DSP (117390)

Ink: Pumpkin Pie (105216)

Cool Tools: Big Shot (113439), Fun Flowers Bigz Die (121812), & Corner Rounder (119871)

Perfect Touch: Brights Glimmer Brads (121006), & **Pumpkin Pie 1/8" Tafetta Ribbon (119253)

Sticky Note Holder (3 1/4" x 3 1/4")

Stamp Sets: **Bugs & Kisses (WM-116580),& **Fundamental Phrases (114968)

Cardstock: Pumpkin Pie (105117), Whisper White (100730), & **Sweet & Sour DSP (117390)

Ink: Pumpkin Pie (105216)

Cool Tools: Modern Label (119849), Word Window (119857), Mat Pack (105826),& Paper Piercer (116631)

Perfect Touch: Brights Brads 3/16" (119740), & **Pumpkin Pie 1/8" Tafetta Ribbon (119253)

Hop along for more inspiring ideas from Sandra Conner, http://prettyprovisions.blogspot.com/ , stop number 12 on the June PALS HOP! Thanks for "hopping" by!


  1. This is so cute--I haven't used that set in forever---and I don't think I ever inked up that sentiment either. Lovely gifts that will be very much appreciated!

  2. Aw! I love both projects! Such an adorable dragonfly!

  3. I love the sticky note holder and the card, Stephanie! So bright and cheerful! I'm sure Candace's teachers will love these!

  4. What a great idea for a teacher gift. So cheerful. I'm sure her teachers will love it.

  5. Weren't those teachers lucky!! Really cute Stephanie! I love the colors makes me smile!

  6. Beautiful gifts for the teachers! what a wonderful idea! Great to see you stamping again! Hugs, J

  7. I'm not usually fond of orange but I love this! Great job.

  8. Great designs - wonderful bright color!

  9. You really made Pumpkin Pie shine!! Very beautiful simple cards. Thanks for sharing.