Today I am sharing my top 10 favorite items from the retiring lists for the May Blogging Friends Blog Hop. I couldn’t just narrow it to just one.   So let’s jump right in and get started.

10.  Shine On Specialty paper.

I loved this paper in the Occasions Catalog this year.  It is so cool one side is plain and the other is metallic with some great patterns.


9. Party Wishes

  I just adores this stamp set from the Occasions Catalog but sadly it was put on the retirement list.

8.   Another Thank You Stamp set

This is just a wonder thank you stamp set from the Annual Catalog and come on who doesn’t need thank live cards.   I really loved this huge thank you.

7. 1″ Watermelon Wonder Ribbon

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This was by far my most favorite ribbon from the Occasions Catalog.  And I am so sad to see it go away.  I was so hopeful that it would have made it to the new catalog along with additions in all the 2015-2017 in colors.

6. World Traveler TIEF.

Another product that I thought would carry over to the new Catalog.  Even with the mistake on one of the continents.

5. Everything Eleanor Stamp Set from the Annual Catalog

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This one really surprised me.  I loved the flourish.  I used this steam flourish and flowers a lot.   And I can not believe I don’t have a project picture with it.

4. Craft Scissors

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These wonderful scissors make clean, crisp cuts on ribbon, fabric, and more. These high-quality scissors have ergonomic handles for comfortable cutting. I was very surprised by this announcement.

3. Itty Bitty Accents Punch Pack

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I was really taken by a loop with this one.   I have used and seen almost every demo use these shapes.   They are great for all year long.  So these are a must have.

2. 2 3/8 Scalloped Circle Punch

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Again just floored by this one.   I love my scalloped circle punch.   I am so going to miss demoing and using it in projects for you guys.   But I am sure there is a reason for everything and that something just as wonderful will come along.

1. Swallowtail Background Stamp

129216G.jpgI just loved this stamp it makes me happy.   I was just in awhh when I saw it for the first time.  And knew that it was a must have for me.


Thanks for dropping by my blog today, and don’t your fret this little fall of rain will can hardly hurt us now, but will cause the flowers of the new catalog to grow.    I hope that you hop over to the next blog and check out what they have on their list.   I know that you will enjoy hopping along the blog to see all the wonderful picks and projects from everyone.  If you would like to grab some of my favorites before they are gone you can do so on my online store.

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