Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Sale-A-Bration is Here!

The Sale a Bration and Occasions Catalog have gone live!

Sale a Bration 2018
  • Dates: Jan 3rd - March 31st
  • You earn FREE Products on every $50 purchase, no limits!  
  • Join my team and become a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator and choose TWO FREE Stamp Sets of your choice (hobby and business minded demos are welcome!!)!  
  • Place an order of $250 and receive $50 instead of $25 in Stampin' Rewards + Sale a bration items!!
Occasions Catalog 2018

  • Dates:  Jan 3rd - May 31st
  • The Picture Perfect Ribbon on page 5 will not be available due to production problems.

Check this out!

One of the cards we will be making in January uses the Sale-a-Bration stamp set "Heartfelt Blooms"
Here is a video made by the home office team at Stampin'Up highlighting this amazing stamp set:

I hope you enjoyed the video - remember to sign up for my January class and get hands on with this amazing stamp!



Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Happy New Year/ Happy January Class!

Happy New Year!  I hope you had a good and blessed Holiday Season.  As I write this, it is soooo... cold out - -4 degrees!  Yikes!  Good time to get together and make some cards.  The January class is a sampler of products from the Occasion and Sale-a-Bration catalogs, which start January 3rd!  So here's what we will be making:

You have to see these in person to really see how beautiful  Especially great is the Painted With Love Specialty Designer Series paper, which I've used on two of the cards.  All I can say is "Wow"!  And this is just one of the many Designer Series papers available in the catalogs.  Stampin'Up has really outdone themselves with these papers. 

Dates and Times of the classes:

Sunday, January 14th - 1:30pm - 4:30pm

Tuesday, January 16th - 10am - 2pm

Friday, January 19th - 10am - 2pm

Please let me know by Tuesday, January 9th if you will be taking the class.  That will give me time to make up the card kits!

Future Classes:  

February Class - Birthday Celebration

Sunday, February 18th
Tuesday, February 20th
Friday, February 23rd

March Class - One Sheet Wonder Note Cards

Sunday, March 18th
Tuesday, March 20th
Friday, March 23rd

More information regarding the February and March classes will be in future posts. 

Hope to see you in January!



Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Stamparatus - Things you need to know

Good Morning!

Today we get to order the Stamparatus and here are some things you need to know...

Why do YOU need a Stamparatus?
  • Make multiples with ease
  • Consistently stamp crisp, clean images
  • If you want a darker impression (or to fill in a “missed spot”), apply more ink and re-stamp—no need to start over
  • Make fewer mistakes, saving time and money
  • Easily create 2-step, 3-step, and 4-step stamped images using reversible plates
  • Develop new and specialized stamping techniques with adjustable stamping plates and precision placement
Product details:
  • Compatible with Stampin’ Up!’s red rubber and photopolymer stamp
  • Foam mat to use with photopolymer stamps
  • Rulers and gridlines for quick measuring
  • 2 open sides so you can stamp on larger paper
  • 2 reversible plates: a total of 4 surfaces to work with
  • 2 magnets to hold the paper in place
  • Magnet storage underneath the Stamparatus.
Why reservations?
The best stamp positioning tool on the market!  With the launch of this tool, Stampin’ Up! is trying something different – a new reservation system. This system will allow Stampin’ Up! to get this high demand product in demonstrator and customer hands as soon as possible.
  • UPDATE!  Whether the total number of reservations is 100 or 100,000, the window will stay open from Dec. 5 – Dec. 30, 2017!  This will be the ONLY window to reserve a Stamparatus.
  • 1 tool per customer.
  • In order to reserve your Stamparatus, you are required to provide your credit card information.
  • Credit cards will not be charged until the Stamparatus ships from our facility. When you close your order, be sure to verify that your credit card and shipping information is correct.
  • UPDATE!  Beginning March 19, Stampin’ Up! will ship the Stamparatus in the order the reservations were received (first in, first out) and continue through the next few months and beyond as product arrives in the warehouse. Because shipment dates are based on manufacturing lead times, not all of the reservations made during the December 5–30 window will ship on March 19 (as was previously announced).
  • The Stamparatus will be a regular product in the Stampin’ Up! 2018 Annual Catalog, starting June 1.
HERE ARE HELPFUL TIPS to reserve your Stamparatus. 
  1. Please go to my online store HERE.
  2. Create an account and/or be logged in before 3 pm CT on Dec. 5 for the fastest reservation experience.
  3. After clicking thru and reaching my on-line store above, you will see a large Stamparatus Reserve Now Banner Ad.
  4. When you click on the Stamparatus Banner Ad, you will be taken to the reservation page.  
  5. If you click the link early you will be notified the reservation window isn’t open yet.
Have more questions?   Please feel free to email me.
StampinUp has a very helpful video - 5 things to know about the Stamparatus:

Have a wonderful day !

Monday, December 4, 2017

December Class is Now In Session!

Good Morning!

I'm going to share with you a sneak peek at my December class which will be an 8 card buffet.  This means 8 different designs - you pick and choose which ones you want to make, or make one of each!  The choice is up to you.  Here are the cards:

I  had a lot of fun researching and designing these cards.  In fact, I had so many ideas, I had to limit myself.  I'll show you the ones that didn't make the grade tomorrow.  And it's not because they aren't beautiful, they were rejected because they were either too fussy to stamp or to make or because I had already used that stamp pad!

Dates and Times for the December card buffet:

Sunday, December 10th - 1:30-4:30 (or until your done) - my home
Tuesday, December 12th - 10am - 2pm - my home -I'm providing soup!
Friday, December 15th - 10am - 2pm - Morton Christian Church - potluck!

Let me know by Tuesday, December 5th if you will be attending any of my classes.  I've got to start cutting kits, and writing down instructions, don't ya know.

January classes - still up in the air.  I just ordered some items that I thought would make a great class.  As a demonstrator, I can order a month a head of time.  One of the many advantages of being a Stampin'Up Demonstrator!  Check back in a few weeks to see what I've come up with!

Speaking of which:

Coming in January- January 3rd to be exact;   (drum roll please!)

Some of the delightful Suites from Stampin'Up - Occasions Catalog 2018!

I'll be handing out those catalogs early in January.

Until later, my friends.


Friday, December 1, 2017

Stampin'Up Year End Sale - Dec 1 - Jan 3rd 2018

Save money during our Stampin' Up! Year End Sale!!

And ... don't forget items are available WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!
Click here to check out all the Sale Items on my Online Store! Don't forget to check out the CLEARANCE RACK!!

Promotion Dates: December 1, 2017–January 2, 2018

Fine Details:

  • Retiring items from the 2017 holiday catalog are available while supplies last.
  • Discounted items may be added to a Starter Kit—or purchased with Stampin’ Rewards—at the promotional price. This means you can join my Stamping Classroom Group and get discounted items in your Starter Kit!!
  • Hostess Stamp sets can be purchased using only Stampin’ Rewards from a qualifying party.
  • Due to high demand for retiring stamps, we’ll keep producing retiring stamps until December 21 (not accessories—accessories are only while supplies last).

Here is what is retiring:  

And here is the discounted list:

Order at my online store or contact me today if you wish to place an order.  Remember - only while supplies last!

Tomorrow - I'll show you a peek at the December Card Buffet!



Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Updated Online Extravaganza List


Getting ready for Thanksgiving?  I'm just about ready to start!  Just a quick post with the new updated Online Extravaganza List.  Things are going like hotcakes, so make sure to contact me or visit my online store soon, before the items sell out.  Here is a link to the updated list. 

We had a lot of fun making the Not Your Average Christmas Cards in November.  December card class is going to be a card buffet - you have your choice of 8 different Christmas Card designs - make all 8 or just a few - my only requirement is that you make a minimum of 6 cards.  I'll be busy in the next few days designing these beauties and I will share with you once I get them all completed.

Looking Forward:

Fun stuff in January;  Stampin'Up is celebrating their 30th year of business!  So be on the look out for year long specials.  The Occassions catalog comes out and it's the start of Sale-a-Bration!  Stampin'Up has outdone themselves with pretty new stamps and on trend styles.  Plus you get a chance to earn free product!  More information about this later!

Have a great pre-Thanksgiving day!


Monday, November 20, 2017

Online Extravaganza Today and All This Week

Good Morning Stampers!

Hope you are keeping warm.  What a change from the balmy temperatures I was enjoying in Florida just a few days ago!

I have something to keep you warm!  Stampin'Up is having an Online Extravaganza this week!

For 24 hours, Starting November 20th (that's today!) at midnight,  and running through 11:59 pm, you can save 20% off selected stamp sets.  The November order is still open. Use hostess code X4V4PQMM when ordering or you can call me to place your order.  Here they are today's 24 hour specials: 

Savings during the rest of the week as well at 20, 30 and even 40% as well. This sale goes on until November 26th!

10% savings:

20% savings:

and even 40% savings:

Happy shopping stampers!