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Friday, October 19, 2012

Getting Cricky DT Post and BIG NEWS

Happy Friday, everyone!! Another weekend is here...I hope you have fun plans!! It's my day to design at Getting Cricky and I have some big news to share. First a preview of my project:

For all the details on how I made this and the products I used, please visit Getting Cricky.

I am entering this in the following challenges:
  1. DL.Art Thankful Thursday Challenge - Linky Party
  2. Sunday Funday #2 - Linky Party
And now for the big news...I'm very sad to announce that Kristal has decided to discontinue producing her line of stamps. She works full time and is raising two boys and she just doesn't have the time to keep up with the demand. I can't tell you how sad I am...I have used her sentiment stamps exclusively for over a year and I can always find the sentiment I need for any project. Plus, I love that she donates a portion of proceeds from every stamp sold to charity. You truly can feel good about purchasing her stamps knowing that not only are you getting a great product, you are helping those in need.

Kristal will be selling all of her inventory. You can purchase the remaining stock of stamps at 60% off or more!! That's below cost!! They range from $4.80 - $8.00. You don't need a special code to utilize the discount...they're already marked down. So click on the picture below to purchase her stamps...hurry before they are gone forever!!

Also, Kristal will be discounting her stock of twine this weekend so be sure to check back for that sale as well.

Thanks so much for stopping by today!! Have a great weekend :)


Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Wonderful creation. Sad to hear that Kristal is discontinuing her stamps. I have quite a few of her wonderful stamps.
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

Annette said...

Beautiful card Lisa and thanks for the heads up about the stamps! It is sad news.

My Mind's Dust Bunnies

Melanie - The Paper Retreat said...

Beautiful card Lisa! I love the neutral tones and the butterflies. Sorry to hear the news on Kristal's stamps.

Beckie said...

Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous!

Be blessed, Beckie
Stampin' Up Ind Demo

Davi said...

Wowzer Lisa you card is FABulous!! I love the soft vintage look and the burlap!

Beebeebabs said...

Such a beautiful card - you did a great job tfs!!!

Gwen said...

Oh my goodness, this is beautiful!!! Love everything about it, the details are amazing.

Creations by Shirl said...

Wow Lisa another amazing project... Love your card and all those details to it.... You are simply amazing all the time....
Enjoy your Friday and upcoming weekend!

Laurie said...

Absolutely gorgeous!! You make the most beautiful cards/projects my friend!!!! Thank you for sharing, and I am sorry to hear about Kristal's decision, but I totally understand. Just went over and purchased a bunch! Have a great weekend!

Tiffany said...

Gorgeous card!
Sorry to hear the news about the store closing but I did pick up a set I have been meaning to buy so thanks for letting us know.

snappy scrappy said...

Totally gorgeous...love all the layers and bling!! Lee-Ann :)

Unknown said...

Beautiful card Lisa. Love the distressed edges and the burlap. So many great layers and texture.

Norma said...

WOW! your card is gorgeous and I absolutely LOVE all the dimension and details!! Thank you my friend for stopping by and have a great weekend!!

DIANA L. said...

This is so Awesome . I love it. You have done a wonderful job showcasing her stamps. Looking forward to seeing what doors open for you now hugs my friend HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND.
Thank you for joining my DL.ART BCA/ANYTHING GOES Linky Party

Migdalia said...

Hi my Fab Friend,
Your card is beautiful.So beautiful that I might just have to borrow it..LOL! Love the ribbon and the use of burlap.Sorry to hear about Kristals' closing,her stamps are wonderful.....
Its raining all day where I am at :-(
Have a wonderful day my friend,

Rhonda Emery said...

beautiful card and how sweet of you to show everyone how to make your really cute ghost below and at dtc. hugs

Cheri said...

I love the vintage feel of this one. Have a great day my friend.



Beautiful card!! O wow I saw that the stamps where marked down I thought she was just making room for new ones!! I can understand though being a single mom and putting her boys first!


Cheryl said...

Fabulous! I love the texture and colors.

Sonia said...

Ho my dearest friend:) I'm sorry to hear This sad news..
I see her beautiful stamps later:)
Your new card is fantastic, fabulous vintage look and beautiful colors:))
Have an happy weekend my sweet friend:)
Big hug,

Gita said...

I love the distressed look of the card and all the wonderful layers. So beautiful. Sorry to hear about Kristal. I've had her Southern Sayings in mind for a little bit now so went ahead and placed an order for a few stamps.

Shelly said...

Another gorgeous card Lisa! The distressing is awesome and you know how I feel about burlap :)
Thank you for sharing the news-sad to see her stamps go. I just placed an order.
Have a fantastic weekend!

Karen said...

oh that is sad news :( payday for me today so I will hop over and check it out. Love the colors and the contrast of the burlap and the bling.

Kate said...

This is such a Gorgeous Card my friend, I just love the colors and the burlap texture is so nice. So sad to here your news.

Karen said...

My sweetest friend, you have been the perfect DT member to her for the duration... you've inspired countless people with every project showcasing her stamps. I cannot place an order, but will forever treasure the Scripture Sayings set that I own. :o) I'm sure you made this journey of hers extraordinary. :o)
And as for this card, it is exquisite. For someone who loves texture, it's amazing I've never used burlap! It works so harmoniously with this design and color palette. The layers are stunning, the papers so pretty, and the butterflies divine. The perfectly angled flourish is gorgeous. Marvelous and perfect, as always. I hope you know the joy you bring me. :o)

Hugs and blessings!

jessica said...

This is such a gorgeous card Lisa! Such sad news, I will miss seeing all your gorgeous cards using her stamps!
TFS my friend and have a GREAT weekend!!

Unknown said...

Incredible card! I love all the different textures!

Melissa Mastandrea said...

Gorgeous card! Love all the layers!

Sherrie K. said...

Aaaaw, I am sad to hear that. I love her stamps:) I did just go purchase some sets and look forward to using them:)
Your card is beautiful Lisa. The papers and design as always is just gorgeous. I love the burlap and the beautiful bow along with the gorgeous sentiment:) Nicely done my friend!
Have a great weekend....which you lived closer-it would be a blast to craft together!

Sherrie K

Patti Ross said...

Oh No....I'm so sad about this - I love Kristal's stamps....*sigh*

As always, your projects inspire me to think outside the box and aspire to grow as a crafter. I love this Lisa...you are amazing!

Patti Ross

Tanya~Studio 5380 said...

Simply gorgeous! Girl, I cannot use the word "gorgeous" enough when it comes to describing your work! This is truly stunning. I am also sorry to hear about Kristal, but raising a family is much more important. Thanks for the news about her sale, I will head over there now!

Yoshiras time to craft said...

Beautiful card.love the added burlap and colors.Hope she will be back soon selling her beautiful stamps.She will be missed on these fabulous stamps of hers.

Diane said...

Gorgeous...love the addition of the burlap and the "framing"...beautiful...have a fun and safe weekend!! Will check out the stamps, too!!

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Lisa, I host challenge at Speedy TV Mark's Finest Papers and this wk's challenge #15 is Mermaid. Membership is free to join MFP. Please create a Mermaid card and enter and let them know I sent you. Here's the link to the challenge:
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

~Tammy~ said...

Your layering is always so gorgeous! Pure elegance!

That is sad news! I know how you always loved using her stamps and were so dedicated!

Georgiana said...

At first I thought your news was going to be about making the Spellbinders DT. Then I read on. I just linked over and bought 3 sets. I sure hope I like them!

Stay Creative,
Carson's Creations

Pam said...

What a beautiful card! I love all of the different elements!

Unknown said...

Black and white is my favorite colors together so this card is right up my street... beautiful job as usual Lisa.... Thank you for telling us about Kristal's stamps, I was shocked for I have also been using her stamps and the cause is so close to my heart... so sad..

Beate said...

Lisa, your gorgeous is gorgeous. The soft sanding of the layers, the layers itself,the burlap. Only you can create something that is grungy and elegant at the same time. I am sorry Krista is giving up her stamp line. What will you be using now?
Have a great weekend!
Hugs and smiles

Kathy Salido said...

This is a beautiful card. Love the burlap.

Karen said...

What an awesome card, Lisa! I love how you added the burlap and the bling looks great! Have a great weekend! :)


Chriss America Real said...

Your card is so beautiful! I love all of the layers, just fantastic! So sorry Krystal is closing down, her stamps are amazing!


tellana said...

An amazing card dear! Simply gorgeous! I like all about it.

June Houck said...

Absolutely stunning and beautiful card, Lisa. You always combine elements so beautifully: the burlap, seam binding/crinkle ribbon, and the elegant and distressed frames. Gorgeous! Sorry to hear about the stamp company!!!

Debbie said...

Beautiful card, Lisa!! I love all the layers and texture!!

Unknown said...

Wow so elegant!!!!! Love the colors and sentiment!!!!! You always do such a gorgeous job on your cards and this is no exception!!!!!! Well done my friend!!!!!

Nana said...

Another stunning card. You cards are always so elegant.

Sorry to hear about Kristal's decision, but family must always come first.

Hugs Nana
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VanessaB said...

so so beautiful! love the colors and texture, as always: incredible card! :)

Cindy Beland said...

BEAUTIFUL card Lisa as always!I LOVE the burlap and all the great details,So sad to here your news.

Crafty Moni said...

Your card is so pretty! So sad to hear about Kristal. I love your mermaid with the little witch hat and pumkin, so cute!

Peace, Love, & Cricut Hugs!
Monica L.

Esther said...

Gorgeous!!!! Love the mixture of the burlap and the bling! Fabulous layering too!!!!!

Norma Gomez said...

Absolutely gorgeous card, I love everything about it. Beautiful job as always my friend!

gracescraps@gmail.com said...

Such a stunning card!! Sorry to hear Kristel won't be designing any more. I don't use many stamps, but always admire the work you girls do with her stamps. ~ Blessings, Tracey


Sandy Hentzel said...

Once again, I am blown away by all the details!!!


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