May 30, 2015



Those darlings of the rogue's gallery, From the Herd, will retire after June 2. 


As a final tribute (well, I cannot actually guarantee it will be the FINAL!) to the Herd, I decided to do another card, this time featuring just their heads.

At first, when the Hexagon Punch came out and it DID NOT match the size of the hexagons formed with the Honeycomb Embossing Folder, I was frustrated and discouraged. Since then though I've discovered just how cool it is that the two hexagons actually complement each other and play really well together, as can be seen in my tribute card:

To color the herd's faces, I used my meager supply of Blendabilities (SNIFF). I then fussy cut the heads and mounted them in place on their own hexagons with either whole or partial Stampin' Dimensionals.

And I TOTALLY love the Happy Birthday sentiment that comes with that set. I am positive I will be grabbing that one over and over forever more.

I love this angle of the card.

This color combination is a sure winner: Melon Mambo and the new In Color Cucumber Crush paired up with the crispness of Whisper White.

How could I possibly say goodbye to these adorable faces?!? Forever in my heart . . .

Please share with us which of the retiring stamp sets you are saddest to see retire in a few days. Anything else you regret having to bid farewell to?



  1. I love your card. I'm sad to see for peep's sake and moon lake leave. But lots of new great stuff too.

  2. HA! I love the animals! So adorable!

    Thanks for joining the Cooking & Crafting with J & J Link Up! :)

  3. Here from Monday Madness.
    Fussy cut?
    The card is so cute.

  4. I absolutely love your work and cards, so beautiful and special. Thank you for sharing with OMHG Wordless Wednesday Link Party.. Have a great day, co-host Evija @Fromevijawithlove x

  5. Ha! So fun! Thank you for coming to the party with us. Your contributions are always wonderful. Pinned! I'm a sucker for fun cards! Will you come party with us again later today/tomorrow?! Have a great weekend, Rose, FineCraftGuild, organizer of SHARE IT!

  6. Such an adorable card! Love the colors ... thanks for sharing!

    Stopping by from the SITS Girls Craft and Recipe Linky Party! Have a great weekend.
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  7. I absolutely love this! Thanks for sharing it with us. Pinned and tweeted. I hope to see you tomorrow night at 7 pm. We can't wait to party with you! Lou Lou Girls

  8. thank you very much for joining in and making our Bowdabra Crafty Saturday Showcase, we will look forward to seeing your post next Saturday.
    Warm Regards,
    The bowdabra team

  9. What a cute card. I love all the animals. Thank for linking up this week on the #HomeMattersParty link up. Looking forward to seeing what you link up this next week.

  10. This is super cute and funny! :)

  11. Thanks for sharing on My 2 Favorite Things on Thursday!! Hope you come back tomorrow!! Pinned!!

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