The day that Stampin' Up! announces the products that are retiring is always a really big for us demonstrators. I participate in some web sites for demonstrators and the speculation of what is going away starts a couple of months in advance. Accompanying this speculation is also a wish list of new things to appear in the new catalog – it is really a bunch of fun to guess and dream. Well, as of today, there is no need to guess any more about what is retiring. The list came out this morning and you can check it out for yourself. There are some stamps on the list that I'll dearly miss, since I won't be able to demonstrate with them any more. I'm already pining away for the loss of French Foliage – I love using that set to create projects in the fall. And, it is perfect for creating a fall themed One-Sheet-Wonder. But, I'm sure that there will be some wonderful new sets in the new catalog, so I will just have to remain patient until I can get my hands on a copy of that.
If you want to buy retired products, then please be aware that the retiring accessories are only available while supplies last. There are several accessories that are discounted, too, so you'll definitely want to get any of those ordered ASAP. Retiring stamps will be available until June 3rd, but you'll still want to order them while you're thinking about it. You don't want to forget, and then have the set or accessories that you've been meaning to purchase be gone forever.