Stamping With Friends Blog Hop - Retired Annual Catalogue

Welcome to the Stamping With Friends Blog Hop as we share what projects we are currently working on to inspire you! You will be visiting with our Design Team Members as they share their wonderful projects and ideas to help spark your creativity.  This time our theme is a "Retired Annual Catalogue".  

On of my favourites from the Annual Catalogue that is retiring is Wisteria Wishes.  I lived in a house in North Vancouver, BC where the entire back deck in the spring was covered. with wisteria blooms.  It was amazing.  Check out this pretty card I created using Masking Paper.


  1. Cut Thick Basic White cardsotck 4 1/4" x 11" and score at 5 1/2".  Fold and burnish on scoreline using Bone Folder to form card base
  2. Cut largest Scallop Contour rectangle from Orchid Oasis Designer Series Paper
  3. Adhere to card base.
  4. Cut Basic White cardstock 4" x 5 1/4"
  5. Stamp hanging wisteria image on Basic White using Orchid Oasis ink
  6. Stamp again on Masking Paper and cut around image.
  7. Cover stamped image using Masking Paper cut out and stamp wisteria images using Highland Heather on each side of Orchid Oasis images
  8. Stamp leaves across top using Parakeet Party ink
  9. Cut out using 2nd largest Scalloped Contour Die
  10. Stamp sentiment in bottom right corner using Orchid Oasis ink
  11. Adhere to card base using Dimensionals
  12. Tie a bow using 2 pieces of twine in Orchid Oasis and Parakeet Party
  13. Adhere to card base
  14. Adhere embellishments
  15. Cut Orchid Oasis Designer Series Paper 3/4" x 4"
  16. Adhere to the bottom of the inside of the card base.

You can find all of the supplies for this card in my Online Store.

Now it's time to be inspired by all of the Projects in our Blog Hop!

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I hope you have been inspired!

Shopping with Me!

Use the following links to PDF copies of the catalogues:

The 2023-2024 Catalogues is coming soon!  If you would like to receive a catalogue, please click below and fill out the form.

Click here to request a catalogue.

Please be sure to use the current Host Code AAAKNZT2 to receive a free gift from me. When you place a $50 order (before shipping and taxes) using the Host Code, I'll send you a Thank You card by mail and a FREE tutorial by email as a thank you.  If your order is over $200, please do not use the Hostess Code as you'll qualify for Stampin' Rewards, but I'll still send you the Thank You card and tutorial! 

You can also purchase this tutorial with 13 "Two Tone Flora" Themed tutorials for $20!   Check them out in my Square Store!

Creativity Abounds - March 2023 - Fancy Flora

Creativity Abounds - March 2023 - Fancy Flora


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Here's my card that is included in the tutorial.  

Monthly Card Club

I'm excited to be offering a Monthly Card Club either In Person or by mail.  Each month I will select a stamp set or bundle to feature.  You will make 3 cards with envelopes and receive 1/2 package of Designer Series Paper, package of Embellishments and a roll of ribbon or embossing folder.  Cost is $45 In Person (or local pick up) and $50 mailed.

You can join my club monthly.  If you join for 6 consecutive months and get a swag bag valued at $25 from me as a gift.

The In Person classes will be held on the last Sunday of each month from 10am to 12noon or 1-3pm.  Space will be limited to 3 people per class and masks will be mandatory (as well as any other requirements announced by the Provincial Health Officer).

Registration is now open for the May Club featuring Countryside Inn from the 2023-2024 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalogue. Registration closes May 14.

Register for May Now!

Your Creativity Awaits

The May Kit features Circle Sayings from the Stampin' Up! 2023-2024 Annual Catalogue.

Do you love to craft and are you looking for a kit that ships directly to you each month with special perks each month? Then you will LOVE “YOUR CREATIVITY AWAITS”!  

With “Your Creativity Awaits”, each month you will receive an exclusive make and take kit (2 cards of 4 designs) plus a PDF Tutorial.  All for only $60 per month shipped directly to you or $56 local pick up.

After 6 consecutive months of membership, you will receive a thank you of $25 product credit (before shipping and taxes) to spend on whatever you choose! 

Each month, the Design Team will choose one stamp set or bundle and design fun projects for you to create.  The stamp set is included in your kit. If you don't already own the dies or punch, you may add it to your kit or use what you have.  

  • Featured stamp set - Circle Sayings
  • 6 Cards (all different designs) - designed by Your Creativity Awaits Team
  • Exclusive Project tutorials you can follow along with to create your cards
  • Extra product (value will depend on the price of the stamp set)


  • Shipped: $60 monthly
  • Porch Pick-up: $56 monthly 
  • Add on $31 for the 2 3/8" punch

Your Creativity Awaits Kit Timelines

  • The upcoming kit information including supplies needed will be announced by the 15th of the previous month
  • Sign up must be done by the 2nd Sunday of the month
  • Kits will be shipped and tutorials emailed out by the 4th Tuesday of the month (subject to unforeseen delays in the shipment of product from Stampin’ Up!)
  • Available to Canadian Residents Only

The May kit features the Stampin' Up!® Circle Sayings

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  1. Beautifully stamped project. Thank you for sharing.

  2. GreT card as always Melva

  3. I love Wisteria Wishes and the purples you used.

  4. Such a pretty card Melva!

  5. Such a lovely card Melva, I love this bundle x


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