Older TH Distress Inks
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Scraplizard
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Posted: 1/25/2013 3:07:23 PM
Are the older inks being discontinued? I went Michaels yesterday and they were all on clearance for $2.99. I only bought 2 because I thought it was only certain colors, then realized they are all older colors that have been around for awhile. Walnut, Tea, Vintage Photo, Marmalade, Faded jeans etc.


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waratah
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Posted: 1/25/2013 4:17:46 PM
The new color labels on the top are slightly different from the older so that could be a reason. It doesn't take much for retailers to want to clear out the old look.

Who knows, could be room for different knew stuff.




TexGrl
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Posted: 1/25/2013 4:44:35 PM
Could be they aren't selling as we'll as they used to. There is inly so much shelf space that it needs to be cleared out for something new.

expoedu1
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Posted: 1/25/2013 4:58:05 PM
I bet they're making room for the new Distress Paints.

isadari
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Posted: 1/25/2013 5:19:18 PM
Michaels has done this with lots of other brands in the scrapbooking section that I've noticed. They'll phase out the name brand and then replace with their crappy recollections brand. I saw they had their own version of smash books, I'll bet the smash brand will go on clearance soon too.
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bonjourscrap
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Posted: 1/25/2013 5:46:53 PM
They did it with the Prima Marketing flowers also. I miss them...


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FurryPea
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Posted: 1/25/2013 7:50:06 PM
Michaels has had some of those older colors for YEARS! Maybe they are just getting replaced with newer (or different) colors?


misfit
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Posted: 1/25/2013 10:55:37 PM
I can't even imagine they would discontinue Walnut, Tea or Vintage Photo....I use those 3 more than any others!

KBPea
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Posted: 1/26/2013 10:52:40 AM
I hope not! What will I do when I finally use them all up?
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