Top Five Tuesday: Retired Stamps

  I thought today I would list some of my favorite retiring stamp sets on the 2012-2013 Retired Stamps and Accessories lists. There’s still about three weeks left to get items from these lists (although accessories are while supplies last so be sure to order anything from that list ASAP!). Be sure to read through to the end as well as I have a special offer for online orders this week! 1. Tiny Tags – My absolute favorite set that is retiring this year is the Tiny Tags stamp set. It’s not really a set that stands on its own real well, but I am going to be absolutely lost without it! In fact, I audibly gasped when I saw it on the list this year. It will be tough. I actually used it on the card above — now don’t panic the dress forms are staying, but see the three cute little tabs to the right on the top card — those are made using the Tiny Tags stamp set and the equally awesome jewelry tag punch. Sigh. 2. Another one I’m pretty sad about is Easy Events. This is such a great set for new card makers. It

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Overwhelm & Retirement

Hello there! Sorry I’ve been MIA lately. Do you ever have so many things on your “to do” list that the only thing you can manage to do is hide? That’s sort of how I’ve been feeling these days. Plus I’m still struggling with this and pretty much questioning all of my “usual” routine things. Me: Maybe I don’t want to be a night person — maybe I want to be a morning person. Maybe I don’t want to work outside the home… maybe I want to focus my creativity on a house renovation or maybe I’d rather work on planning a really fun NEW trip — maybe I want to do both. Maybe I’ll just go to bed. Yup. That’s pretty much how things are going in my head these days. Oh, and I have the attention span of a gnat. Seriously, like two minutes tops. It really makes accomplishing things like reading a book, creating a scrapbook page, writing an e-mail … or a blog post! … very difficult. But, here I am. And I don’t want to be a Debbie Downer so I will share some creativity with you today… albeit old creativity. A blast from the past

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