Laurie LaRose Creative Stampin' Up! Projects

Saturday, May 5, 2012

Retiring List Sampler



 I worked on this project the last couple days. I saw the idea on Stampin' Connection by Gail Emmons. It reminded of an embroidery Stitched Sampler. As I got started I came up with the plan to make it a Retiring List Sampler along with May type things. So I used the retiring In-Colours, and several retiring sets, along with the Big Shot Timeless Type alphabet die and the Circles #2. The little purses are made with the retiring Round Tab punch (a real favourite of mine, I love making tabs for my notebooks, catalogues,  and daytimer, plus these little purses are fun and easy!)
I love the idea of starting a monthly class changing out these Monthly inserts in an 8 1/2 x 11 frame. Let me know if you're interested. I'd love to make up a couple small groups of Ladies for a Social evening and have about 15 Squares to choose from, plus an option to put photos of a special person or 2, in a couple spaces!
A fond Farewell to these sets and accessories that I really do adore...

smiles,
Laurie

PS see how many retiring sets you can pick out and which ones...(one you might miss is a stamped tone on tone M from Broadsheet Alphabet under the diecut M)

4 comments:

  1. Laurie, that's adorable! What a great idea, I love it! Sending hugs, Emma x

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  2. Brilliant! Love the whole idea of making one and
    possible switching out for new things. I love it!

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  3. I love your idea of the sampler frame. What a great way to showcase particular stamp sets. Also good to keep fond memories of the retiring sets. The whole frame looks great and those little purses are so cute.

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  4. Your little sampler is such a fabulous idea...how wonderful to create such a great memory!!!! I especially love the little purses and the little pickup...I think a lot of people hate to see that one retire!!!

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