The Retiring List – what’s a crafter to do?

2017 Retiring Header

I’ve had a little time to look through the list of products retiring from 2016-2017, and I have a few things to share with you. Products are selling out VERY QUICKLY, so don’t delay.  Here are a few things I consider noteworthy:

  • Bundles are retiring – in some cases, stamps will continue. Many have already sold out.
  • Many suites, especially in the Occasions catalog are retiring. Stock up on DSP and embellishments for things you already have
  • Project Life products are retiring, many at a discount. The cards packs are GREAT for card making!!
  • Gorgeous Grunge – Clear and Wood –  is retiring.  Don’t miss that one.
  • Botanical Blooms (discounted!) and the Pineapple Clear and Wood stamp  are retiring – if you do tropical cards, snap these up!
  • The Owl Builder punch is retiring. So.Much.Punch.Art.
  • Christmas Greetings Thinlits  are retiring – one of my absolute favorites.
  • Stars Framelits are retiring.  These are a holiday staple.
  • The Adhesive Remover is retiring, and I consider it a crafting essential.

Did I mention things are selling out quickly??  If you want the

Retiring Products page, start HERE.

Retiring Stamps page, start HERE.

Retiring Bundles page, start HERE.

Retiring Everything Else, start HERE.

But start NOW!!



I’ve just had few minutes with this list and am still processing.   I’ll post later with some thoughts, but I want to get it in your hands.

Stampin' Up! Retiring Products 2017

As always, these items are WHILE SUPPLIES LAST.  Don’t delay if one of your favorites is on the list!  There are some fabulous discounts available and those items often sell out quickly.

Note that all of the Project Life products are on the list.  At the end of this catalog year (May 31, 2017) Stampin’ Up! will be ending its relationship with Becky Higgins and Project Life.  Many similar products will be available through Becky Higgins, but they will not be designed to coordinate with the Stampin’ Up! palette.

Click HERE to see the list.  Then go HERE to shop.

Give thanks – RemARKably

I hope you’re enjoying this month’s RemARKable Pinworthy Blog tour.  I have a SUPER-EASY project that you can put together as quick gifts for your loved ones for this holiday season.  The star of this project is the Gratitude for Days Simply Created Kit:

Maui Stamper Gratitude for Days Photo Journal #135868 $21.95I’ve added a few products to this project but it is primarily the Gratitude for Days Kit.  I couldn’t resist the new Note Tag punch to make the sentiment from the Perfect Pennants stamp set:

Maui Stamper Gratitude for Days Photo Journal #135868 $21.95I am grateful for many, many things – but my husband (Number One) and my children – including my dear son-in-law – are my greatest treasures.  I created this mini-album to keep a few photos from a recent family trip.

Maui Stamper Gratitude for Days Photo Journal #135868 $21.95I chose a few special photos and put one in each pocket with one of the journaling cards that comes with the kit:

Maui Stamper Gratitude for Days Photo Journal #135868 $21.95My kids live all over the world, and a photo of the three of them – even in big puffy coats – is a treasure!

Maui Stamper Gratitude for Days Photo Journal #135868 $21.95I love how the pockets allow you a little peek at the photo inside!

Maui Stamper Gratitude for Days Photo Journal #135868 $21.95The cards can be used however you like – in this case, since the photos are from a trip together, I’ll use them to record thoughts and emotions about our time together.

Maui Stamper Gratitude for Days Photo Journal #135868 $21.95The Gratitude for Days kit has beautiful colors that are easy to coordinate.  I used stamps from Remember This (PLxSU), Holiday Cheer (PLxSU) and Hip Notes.

Maui Stamper Gratitude for Days Photo Journal #135868 $21.95

I treasure these memories, and the photos are a tangible reminder of the time we spent together.  What would you like to remember?  You could make 10 of these with one Gratitude for Days Simply Sent kit!

Enjoy the rest of the Give Thanks tour.  I’m thankful for each one of you, too!

RemARKable PINworthy Blog Tour 2014