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May 2013

Retired Lists - Get in Quick!

Woohoo! The excitement begins!

Don't you love retirement list time! The fun of checking which stamp sets are staying, which stamp sets are going, the fabulous colour renovation which we've already seen and the anticipation of lots of new stamp sets and accessories and five brand new In-colours in July!

We're already off to a flying start with orders coming in after midnight and again this morning - wow! You stamping ladies sure are on the ball!!

If you haven't seen the lists yet, download them here.

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I have sorted them in Catalogue page order so you can go through your catalogue and cross them off or tick them as you go. Don't forget to check them against your wish list  - and don't forget to check the prices as there are a few bargains to be had in there!

Want your retired goodies as soon as possible and delivered to your door?

How about trying the new online shopping for the first time? It's super simple, AND anyone placing an online order through my online shop in this first week of the retiring list will go into the draw for free hostess goodies.

How does this work?

Go to my online shop, select your retired list goodies, then down in the bottom left there is a box to enter the Hostess Code. Copy & paste, or type this code into the box: XGDTNVAT  A message will come up saying the hostess for this order is Kathryn Lowe (my maiden name & the person I select when wanting to add a couple of goodies for myself to a workshop order).

When your order is finalised, the goodies will come to you, but the order total will come back to me as an additional order on "Kathryn Lowe's" workshop and next Friday 7th June, I will calculate the hostess benefits, do a prize draw which includes each person who ordered online and entered the correct hostess code on their order, and let the winner know so they can select free hostess goodies before I "close" the workshop!

While you are online, don't forget to check out the brand new "Best Of" stamp set:  Best of Flowers 133342 Only available while stocks last!

Best of Flowers

If you don't have a credit card or don't wish to shop online, you can still use the traditional method of phoning or emailing me your order and preferred payment method. Don't forget to put your phone number & address on the email order to speed up the process.

Talk soon,

Kathryn Ruddick

Senior Manager

Mob: 0418 361 931 Email: [email protected] Facebook:

Oh! and don't forget! The gorgeous THIS & THAT product suite is ONLY available at the discounted price for the rest of today. After today you'll have to buy each piece separately.

Boy Scrapbook Layout

It can be such a difficult thing to do - creating a card or a layout for males.  Not quite so difficult with young boys though - they can be such a fun topic with their cheeky grins and dirty knees!

These photos were taken at a family get together several years ago, and I have been wanting to do a layout with them for some time. I was collecting ideas and paper colours that matched, and all of a sudden I realised that our stamp set Zoo Review had images that almost exactly matched the print on Timmy's T-Shirt.

Boy Layout

I quickly grabbed out my watercolour card, Stazon Jet Black ink, a range of neutral inkpads and my Aquapainter to do some colouring!

Boy Layout Lion Watercolour

Boy Layout Giraffe Watercolour

A little bit of Linen Thread adds to the rustic safari animal look.

Boy Layout 1

Boy Layout 3

I love the Timeless Type Alphabet Dies and thought the font style went really well for the main title of this layout. I am not so sure about the Alphabet stamp set I used on the banner for Timmy's name. I love the stamp set, and the fun and quirkiness of it to match the feelings and emotions of this layout, but I'm just not so sure it worked . . . might do a rework of that section another day :o)

Boy Layout 2

The colours used here are Summer Starfruit, Midnight Muse and Raspberry Ripple from our 2012-2014 In Colours. The patterned backgrounds are from the In Colour Patterned Paper Stack, the stamped images are in Raspberry Ripple Ink and the mats for the photos are Midnight Muse cardstock.

Hope you enjoyed looking at the fun photos and seeing how these delicious colours work together.

Catch you again soon,

Kathryn Ruddick

This and That Journal


Epic Day This And That Bundle   133905

Regular Price: $62.09   Preferred Price: $55.88

Capture your moments, thoughts, plans, ideas, sketches, hope, dreams—anything and everything! Our bundle includes the five This and That products from the upcoming 2013-2014 annual catalog for 15 percent off!

Bundles includes:

* Epic Day This and That Journal (item 131268)

* Epic Day This and That Designer Series Paper (item 130814)

* Remember This and That Rotary Stamp (item 131463)

* Epic Day This and That Designer Stickers (item 131271)

* Epic Day This and That Designer Washi Tape (item 131269)

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Hurry! Only available through 31 May!

Order yours today at my online shop.