Lifetime Samplers News

May 2017Graduation card cross stitch   ~ Graduation season

Graduation season is approaching – we have just celebrated for my niece, and I have designed a new Graduation card in her honour, there are 3 cards and a sampler to choose from …



October 2016Welcome Sampler
A Welcome Sampler to greet your guests on arrival at your home.
This welcome sampler would be great in your home or a Bed and Breakfast !
The sampler is a sizzling composition in warm pinks and mauves.
The whirls and swirls dance around small flower motifs to create lovely panel.


Rose Coral anniversary samplerCoral Anniversary cross stitch card

September 2016
This is a new range of Coral Wedding Anniversaries to celebrate 35 years of marriage.
This range includes two samplers and two greeting cards for this special event.
The range draws on the sensational colours of deep sea coral reefs in vibrant coral reds and pinks with contrasting turquoise.


Home is where the Heart is cross stitch
April 2016 – a mini sampler with pink bling and silver glitz, great fun for beginners to stitch
Home is where the heart is


Happy birthday cross stitch card


April 2016 – a versatile cross stitch birthday card in delicious plums and pinks.
You can add either a “Happy Birthday” or any age to go with the name.
This is an easy stitch on 16 aida. Plum flowers birthday card



March 2016 –
a new Amber Wedding Anniversary Sampler in fresh Spring colours of amber and amethyst on 14 aida.
This lovely sampler is easily adapted for any anniversary year.
The sampler has a luscious floral border with glistening beads in amber, blue and cream.
Silver threads and glitz to the horseshoes; the design also features champagne bottle and flutes.


mini traditional ABC sampler cross stitch

mini Friends sampler cross stitch


Jan 2016
Due to the popularity of the mini samplers Alphabet and ‘Home Sweet Home‘ we have added two new mini samplers –
mini Traditonal Sampler and mini  Sampler for a Friend which would make a lovely gift to stitch for a valued friend.


christmas tree cross stitch card
Nov 2015
A new christmas card to add to the collection ! …. A christmas tree with glistening baubles.


heart emerald anniversary cross stitchOctober 2015
All new range of Emerald Wedding Anniversaries to celebrate 55 years of marriage.
There are 3 samplers of various sizes and 2 greeting cards to suit any requirement in mauve, purple and sizzling greens in keeping with the emerald gemstone which is the basis of the collection.


Sept 20th 2015
All the Christmas cards and samplers are now available on the site and on the ebay shop so that you can get stitching those greeting cards for special people – and a couple of Xmas samplers too !


August 2015
– The new website is launched
2015 has been a momentous year for Lifetime Samplers due to the fact that it has acquired a business of similar longevity (1992), namely Decorative Samplers –
Decorative Samplers is a range of samplers and greeting cards for special occasions which provide a neat fit with the Lifetime Samplers existing range.
This has provided an exciting and refreshing development to reinvigorate  Lifetime Samplers ….
so watch this space for new designs and developments.
The development of the business has coincided with the production of a completely new website arising from the need to develop a site fully compatible with mobiles phones and tablets.