Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Get Them While They Last!

Stampin' Up! has released their retiring list. As excited as I am about the new catalog, I am sorry to see some things leaving. There is also going to be a color refresh in the  new catalog and I CANNOT wait to get my hands on the new colors. 

It’s your last chance to purchase these retiring products!  Click the links below to see which products are retiring and currently available.  


Some of these products will carry over to the new Annual Catalog (starts June 1).  However, they will be offered individually and no longer available as a 10% off  bundle.

Everything else (tools, ink pads, card stock, ribbon, embellishments & more)



View the retiring Occasions Catalog products lists here in PDF format

View the retiring Annual Catalog products lists here in PDF format



STAMPIN’ UP! COLOR REVAMP!  Stampin’ Up! is making some gorgeous,  but significant changes to their color collections effective June 1.  I’ll be sharing more information on what’s coming in a future blog post!  The following colors will be retiring from the core collections along with the 2016-2018 In Colors (with the exception of Flirty Flamingo continuing as a core color). 

Thirteen Stampin’ Up! core collection colors are retiring.
  • Always Artichoke
  • Chocolate Chip
  • Elegant Eggplant
  • Island Indigo
  • Marina Mist
  • Perfect Plum
  • Pink Pirouette
  • Rose Red
  • Soft Sky
  • Tangerine Tango
  • Tempting Turquoise
  • Wild Wasabi
  • Wisteria Wonder
The retiring 2016-2018 In Colors are:
  • Dapper Denim
  • Emerald Envy
  • Flirty Flamingo*
  • Peekaboo Peach
  • Sweet Sugar Plum
*Please note that while Flirty Flamingo is retiring as an In Color, it will continue to be available as part of the Stampin’ Up! core color collection.

IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT RETIRING PRODUCTS!
  • No minimum purchase required.
  • Absolutely all retiring items are only available while supplies last and will be discontinued after May 31.
  • Retiring host sets can only be purchased using Stampin’ Rewards from a qualifying order of $150 or more (total before shipping and tax).
  • Depending on inventory, discounts on select products may be introduced on or after May 8.
    • These discounts will not be pre-announced.
    • If you purchase a product at retail price and then it is later discounted, Stampin’ Up! will not refund the difference.
    • If there is a product you want, I recommend that you purchase it right away and not wait to see if it’s discounted later or you risk it being sold out.
    • If you start an order before a discount is announced, the order will not include the discounted pricing. If you want to order a product that has been discounted, you will need to start the order after the discounts are announced. 
  • Retiring tools & accessories will only be available while supplies last.
  • Retiring stamp sets are guaranteed available until May 25, after which they will only be available while supplies last.
  • Our ink pad design is retiring (including all current pad designs) but not all Stampin’ Up! colors.  Colors that are not retiring will return in the newly designed ink pad (easier to open, stackable, etc.) in the Annual Catalog.  I will post color re-vamp info in a day or so. 
  • The best DEAL of all on the Ultimate Bundle!  Purchase the $99 Starter Kit and join Stampin’ Up! for even more free products & discounts.  Choose up to $125 in ANY current products for sale (including retiring merchandise), pay $99 (that’s $26 FREE) and the kit ships free (another 10% savings).   BONUS!  With your demonstrator status (by purchasing the kit and joining Stampin’ Up!), you’ll be able to see the new catalog on-line NOW,  pre-order select products from the NEW Annual Catalog NOW (Share What You Love Bundles and products and the new 2018-2020 In Color Ink Pads – see flyer) and pre-order May 2 (more select products from the Annual Catalog)!  All this with a 20% discount thru a minimum of Oct. 31, 2018.  YES, PLEASE!  The Annual Catalog officially begins June 1. Click here to join my team! 
Do you have a Stampin' Up! demonstrator? If not, I would love to be your source for these amazing products and hopefully give you a good dose of inspiration from time to time. Live in the US and need a catalog? Just let me know. This is not just a hobby for me, it is a passion! Click on the header above to find out more info on how you can earn free stamp sets just by shopping with me. Earn Frequent Buyer Rewards!



As always, let me know if you have any questions about the project or the products used. Thanks for visiting my blog.

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Saturday, March 31, 2018

Last Day for Sale-A-Bration!

Have the last several weeks been as busy for you as they have for me? I either need to be able to operate on less sleep or need more coffee, not sure which! There are just not enough hours in my day to do all I want to do. In case you haven't figured it out, I'm apologizing for my lack of posting lately. I promise I will try to get back to being a bit more regular. 

I did want to remind all of you that this is the last day to take advantage of the awesome Sale-A-Bration items available with either a purchase of $50 before tax & shipping or $100 before tax & shipping. This year, Stampin' Up! has what they call "level 1"  and "level 2" items available. If you haven't got your hands on a few of those, you need to go check them out. 

Click HERE to see what you have available today only. 

This is a card I made with the Eclectic Expressions stamp set. This set is available as a "level 1" Sale-A-Bration item. 


As a little reminder...need/want everything and want free stuff? For every $50 you spend (before tax and shipping from any of the Stampin' Up! catalogs or clearance), choose a FREE product from the Sale-A-Bration brochure. Plus, new this year: Earn even bigger rewards when you spend $100 (before tax and shipping). Click HERE to see what you may miss out on if you don't take advantage of the offers today. 

Do you have a Stampin' Up! demonstrator? If not, I would love to be your source for these amazing products and hopefully give you a good dose of inspiration from time to time. Live in the US and need a catalog? Just let me know. This is not just a hobby for me, it is a passion! Click on the header above to find out more info on how you can earn free stamp sets just by shopping with me. Earn Frequent Buyer Rewards!



As always, let me know if you have any questions about the project or the products used. Thanks for visiting my blog.

Let's get social!

     




Thursday, February 15, 2018

Birthday Bash Stampin' Friends Blog Hop

Welcome to the Birthday Bash Stampin' Friends Blog Hop!  This month it is all about birthdays. You will see links for the rest of the hoppers below my projects. 

When going through my stash over the past weekend, I ran across a tiny black frame I had picked up at the dollar store several years ago. Instead of $1, it was $.25! It was because it had some minor flaws. Other than the frame & the tiny piece of cheese cloth under the bird, all products are Stampin' Up!


The "flaws" on the frame, were these tiny impressions from being packed too tightly against other frames. I covered those flaws up with washi tape! Wouldn't this make a cute duo to give someone for their birthday? 


The color layered behind the bird and layered on the card is Peekaboo Peach. It is one of the 2016-2018 In Colors that will be retiring. If you love a peachy color like I do, I would get the ink pad, reinker and any of the ribbon or paper you need right away. There is always a run on the retiring In Colors when it gets a bit closer to June and they sell out quick. 


I love all the layers on this card. The main background paper is a scrap I had from the Wood Textures Designer Series Stack. It gave a great neutral background for the torn Peekaboo Peach piece and the bold black & white flower and die cut. I took a piece of Peekaboo Peach Crinkled Seam Binding and cut the finished sides from a strip of it, then pulled the edges to fray them. I used some of the solid black bakers twine along with it and tied it around the layers. I think the washi tape perfectly finished the card. Full supply list below the list of links for the rest of the hoppers. 

I hope you enjoyed my projects. Thank you so much for hopping with the Stampin' Friends today. Please take a minute to mark your calendar for our next hop on March 15, 2018. Now hop along using the Blog Hop Line-up below. Don’t forget to leave us a comment. We really like that!



Supply List:




Need/want everything and want free stuff? For every $50 you spend (before tax and shipping from any of the Stampin' Up! catalogs or clearance), choose a FREE product from the Sale-A-Bration brochure. Plus, new this year: Earn even bigger rewards when you spend $100 (before tax and shipping). Just look for the $50 and $100 reward icons throughout the brochure. Both new catalogs are on my right side bar. Just click on the pictures of the covers. 

Do you have a Stampin' Up! demonstrator? If not, I would love to be your source for these amazing products and hopefully give you a good dose of inspiration from time to time. Live in the US and need a catalog? Just let me know. This is not just a hobby for me, it is a passion! Click on the header above to find out more info on how you can earn free stamp sets just by shopping with me. Earn Frequent Buyer Rewards!



As always, let me know if you have any questions about the project or the products used. Thanks for visiting my blog.

Let's get social!

     

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Primary Colors with a Pop Of Black

Do you remember as a child when you learned what primary colors were? I do. I loved it when the art teacher came to our class to make projects and always loved the bright combo of all three colors.


The above card was made using the Brusho Crystal Colours available in the Stampin' Up! 2018 Occasions catalog. This is a simple product to use and produces stunning results! Watch the video below to see several ways to use this cool product. The technique I used for the shapes above (watercolor paper cut with the Stitched Shapes Framelits) starts at about the 2:00 mark in the video.



The "amazing" word die is from the Celebrate You Thinlits, available as a level 2 Sale-A-Bration reward. The stamped word "you" is from the Amazing You stamp set, available as a level 1 Sale-A-Bration reward. See video below for more info on this dynamic duo!




The Stampin' Recipe:




Need/want everything and want free stuff? For every $50 you spend (before tax and shipping from any of the Stampin' Up! catalogs or clearance), choose a FREE product from the Sale-A-Bration brochure. Plus, new this year: Earn even bigger rewards when you spend $100 (before tax and shipping). Just look for the $50 and $100 reward icons throughout the brochure. Both new catalogs are on my right side bar. Just click on the pictures of the covers. 

Do you have a Stampin' Up! demonstrator? If not, I would love to be your source for these amazing products and hopefully give you a good dose of inspiration from time to time. Live in the US and need a catalog? Just let me know. This is not just a hobby for me, it is a passion! Click on the header above to find out more info on how you can earn free stamp sets just by shopping with me. Earn Frequent Buyer Rewards!



As always, let me know if you have any questions about the project or the products used. Thanks for visiting my blog.

Let's get social!

     

Thursday, January 18, 2018

All About Love Stampin' Friends Blog Hop

Welcome to the Stampin' Friends "All About Love" Blog Hop! This is my first time hopping with this talented group of people and I am excited to say that I will be participating monthly this year. Thank you Elizabeth Jeanne Thatcher for inviting me. You will see the links to the rest of the hoppers underneath my project. 

I have been having a lot of fun with the Sure Do Love You Bundle and the Waterfront stamp set, both available in the new 2018 Occasions catalog. For this card and gift box combo, I used a piece of watercolor paper I had stamped & watercolored for the box pieces and the strip on the card. 




I will be doing a video tutorial for this fabulous background I am calling Bohemian Rhapsody. 


Just know this, I used several stamps from the Waterfront stamp set, alternately stamping and softening the images with an Aqua Painter. Those wonderful stamps are a MUST HAVE just like I used to tell you that the (now retired) Gorgeous Grunge was a must have. I also used a few images for the gold embossed portion on the gorgeous painted paper. 


I love how this set turned out! The Berry Burst Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon was just perfect for the little box. I will fill it up with treats before I give it away with the matching card. 



I hope you enjoyed my projects. Thank you so much for hopping with the Stampin' Friends today. Please take a minute to mark your calendar for our next hop on February 15, 2018. Now hop along using the Blog Hop Line-up below. Don’t forget to leave us a comment. We really like that!

Supply List:




Need/want everything and want free stuff? For every $50 you spend (before tax and shipping from any of the Stampin' Up! catalogs or clearance), choose a FREE product from the Sale-A-Bration brochure. Plus, new this year: Earn even bigger rewards when you spend $100 (before tax and shipping). Just look for the $50 and $100 reward icons throughout the brochure. Both new catalogs are on my right side bar. Just click on the pictures of the covers. 

Do you have a Stampin' Up! demonstrator? If not, I would love to be your source for these amazing products and hopefully give you a good dose of inspiration from time to time. Live in the US and need a catalog? Just let me know. This is not just a hobby for me, it is a passion! Click on the header above to find out more info on how you can earn free stamp sets just by shopping with me. Earn Frequent Buyer Rewards!


As always, let me know if you have any questions about the project or the products used. Thanks for visiting my blog.

Let's get social!