Lifetime Samplers News

Sale of Christmas cards now on
it’s time to get down to making those cards for Christmas !Holly Christmas card cross stitch kit



Mini Poinsettias Xmas card






August 2018
Roses dusky pink wedding sampler cross stitchthe Roses anniversary samplers have been so popular over the years that Lauren Turner has now adapted the design as a wedding sampler in luscious dusky pinks and mauve for current wedding colours






DMC coton perle



April 2018
DMC coton perle thread  spools are available while stocks last
100% cotton – £2.25 each



mini Happy New Home card cross stitch

March 2018 
Two new mini cards with lovely twirly lettering

A Happy New Home card for someone who is on the move; with subtle metallic colours with antique green.
These mini cards measure 11 x 9 cms and use 16 aida, R.P. £6.95



mini Good Luck card cross stitch


The mini Good Luck card sends good wishes for any occasion and has good luck symbols of silver horseshoes and four leafed clover.
The kits have top quality materials and a beautifully clear chart with both colour and symbols, and full instructions including the how to mount the card.



Mauve Age birthday card

December 2017
Five new birthday cards for any age
the kits come with a full set of numbers so it is easy to cut out and create any number
colours are    Coral  Plum  Topaz  Mauve  and Pink Fizz
the letters contain gold thread, and are enfolded by a delicate fern



Plum Initial birthday cardDecember 2017
Five new birthday cards with decorative initials
the kit comes with a full alphabet so it is easy to cut out and use the letter of choice
colours are     Coral  Plum  Topaz  Mauve  and Pink Fizz
the letters contain gold thread, and are enfolded by a delicate fern



100th birthday card
December 2017
A 100th birthday cross stitch card – more of us are privileged to know someone who reaches a 100th birthday these days ~ what better way to mark it than with a card to keep !
This card is in gentle mauves and blue with a twirly ‘100’ !




Rose 70th Anniversary sampler cross stitch

The Royal Platinum Anniversary is on 20th November 2017 !

Queen Elizabeth & Prince Philip celebrate an amazing 70 years of marriage.
Few are able to achieve this milestone,
so this new Rose Platinum sampler can be stitched to celebrate the Royal event ~ or your own family event

and there are two Platinum Anniversary cards in subtle mauve-pinks

Rose Platinum Anniversary card cross stitch

Floral 70th Anniversary card cross stitch






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.

coral anniversary sampler cross stitch


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.


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.