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What an Ink-redible deal!!!

From now until December 16th, 2012, Stampin’ Up! is offering not one, but TWO ways to get an entire colour collection’s worth of ink pads free…that’s 10 FREE ink pads!!!

1) Host a party with $575* in sales OR purchase $575* (* before shipping and taxes)
– this can be an in-home party, or a catalogue party where you gather orders from friends
– on top of your 10 FREE ink pads, you will receive a $90 Hostess shopping spree and a 1/2 price item!

2) Purchase the Starter Kit
– Join the Stampin’ Up! family!  The Starter Kit includes $155 of product for only $125, and shipping is FREE!

If you’re interested in either booking a party, or getting more information about joining my Stampin’ Up! team, send me an email!

 

15% Off Almost All Stamp Sets! TODAY ONLY!!!

Stampin’ Up! is having the most amazing promotion today only15% off almost all stamp sets we sell!

This means all stamps in our current catalogues, including:

  • Background stamps
  • Personalized name stamps
  • Cookie press stamps
  • Single-image stamps

This does not include:

  • Hostess sets
  • Bundled stamp sets
  • Digital stamp brush sets

There is no minimum purchase, and no limit to the number of stamps you can order!  What a Spooktacular deal!

You can place your order through my website, or email me your order (I will be placing orders at 9pm tonight, so email me before then!)

Take advantage of this amazing sale…while it lasts!

New Firm Foam Ink Pads

Stampin’ Up!’s new Firm Foam ink pads are amazing!  I didn’t think there could be that much of a difference, but I was in awe of the beautiful stamped images they produce!

Watch this video to find out more!

 

Going, Going, Gone….Retiring Stamp Sets 2011-2012

It’s that time of year again–out with the old and in with the new.  Stampin’ Up! has announced the list of retiring stamp sets.  It’s pretty big!  The last day to order these stamp sets is May 31st!

The list is available in PDF (in the order they are in the catalogue) and sortable Excel files.

DISCONTINUING STAMP SETS:
CLICK HERE to download the PDF version (in the order sets appear in the catalogue)
CLICK HERE to download the sortable Excel file
CLICK HERE to view a ‘visual’ of the sets IN MY ONLINE STORE and purchase them

 

DISCONTINUING ACCESSORIES:
To be announced April 25th

Buy 3, Get One Free!!!

During August, you get a FREE package of Stampin’ Up!’s Designer Series Paper for every 3 that you purchase! Choose from a wide variety of colours and designs from the 2011-2012 Idea Book and Catalogue OR the Summer Mini Catalogue.

Here are some AMAZING ideas using Designer Series Paper:

TIP:  When you order your paper, enter the first 3 together and then the 4th seperately!

Click here to pick out some amazing papers!

New Catalogue, New Hostess Rewards!

With the new 2011-2012 Idea Book & Catalogue comes a brand new way to earn Hostess Rewards!  Instead of earning Hostess-Only stamp sets, and Hostess Dollars towards a catalogue shopping spree, you earn more Hostess Dollars that you can put towards anything in the catalogue!  That means if you don’t want any of the Hostess-Only stamp sets, you can use the Hostess Dollars on other stuff.  Or if you would rather stock up on Hostess-Only stamp sets, you can do that too!

There is now also a way to earn 50% off full-priced items in the catalogue.  Check out the new Hostess Rewards table below!

 

Hostess Rewards Table

 

Clearance Rack Blitz…up to 80% off!!!!

STOP WHAT YOU’RE DOING…or you’ll miss out on these fabulous deals!

As you know, the Clearance Rack has been operational for over a year now, and demonstrators and customers alike are finding it a great place to discover discontinued Stampin’ Up! merchandise for fantastic prices. Now, from October 5–18, Stampin’ Up! has added over two hundred more discontinued items–some at up to 80 percent off–to help make room in the Distribution Center for new products!

Things to know about the Clearance Rack Blitz:

  • Orders for Clearance Rack items can be placed through the Online Store only.
  • Qualifying orders are eligible for hostess benefits/Stampin’ Rewards. Get some friends together and put together an order of $200 or more and you’ll receive FREE STUFF.
  • While the Blitz last from October 5–18, some items, depending on availability, may be made available in the Clearance Rack in the future.
  • All discontinued items are available only while supplies last.
  • All sales of discontinued items are final.

Come see all the new items in the Clearance Rack, these are all discontinued items and are only available in the Online Store!

Last Chance Lists Are Here!

The Last Chance Lists of stamp sets, accessories and Decor Elements are here.  It’s a big deal this year because so many things are changing when the new Idea Book & Catalogue comes out!

If you want any cardstock, ink pads or markers for any of the retiring colours, you need to act fast.  These are only available while supplies last!  Check the list…if something is out of stock but you really want it, let me know.  I will do my best to hunt it down for you.

Please note in the accessories Last Chance List that some things that are retiring are actually “being reconfigured”.  This refers to bundles like markers, buttons, etc., that are being reconfigured because of the Colour Renovation.  Most of the punches are listed as “being reconfigured”.  I’m not sure, but this may just mean that they will now only be available in the new punch style.  I’m going to find out for you.

The accessories that are really retiring will be going fast, so if there’s something you want, order it now!

After June 30th these items will no longer be available – so take a couple minutes and check out what old favourites are going to be retiring.

Available for the month of June only

While supplies last and some items are up to 50% off…these will go fast!

All of the retiring Decor Elements are 20% off

The fastest way to order these items is to order through my online store by clicking HERE. The Accessories will move particularly fast and are likely to run out quickly – some are even on sale!

Make sure you order ASAP before they run out!

A Thank You Card Awash With Flowers

I am really loving this set!  It makes it super easy to make a beautiful card that looks like it took hours to make.  Especially with the clear mount option!

I had to make a thank you card, and I hadn’t had a chance to ink this set up so I thought it would be perfect.  The friend that I was making the card for loves the Cottage Wall DSP, so I started with that.  I also had to use the new Square Lattice embossing folder in the Summer Mini because it’s just gorgeous.

I used my BigShot to cut the scallop circle and the Circle Scissors Plus to cut the circle of Whisper White.  Then I stamped my flowers.

I normally take my photos with natural light in front of a window, but these were taken at my sister-in-law’s house at night, and my camera just didn’t get the colours right….so you’ll have to take that into account when looking at these pictures.

Tip: I stamped a couple of flowers on sticky notes and cut them out to mask off some of the flowers I had already stamped.  This allowed me to stamp flowers in the background without stamping on top of the flowers I had stamped first.

Recipe:

Stamp Sets – Awash with Flowers, Matchbox Messages
Inks – Basic Black, Old Olive, Rich Razzleberry, Pale Plum, Orchid Opulence, Pretty in Pink
Cardstock – Pale Plum, Old Olive, Whisper White
Accessories – Scallop Oval Punch, Large Oval Punch, BigShot, Square Lattice embossing folder, Scallop Circles #2 die, Circle Scissors Plus, Rich Razzleberry 1/2″ Polka-Dot Grosgrain Ribbon, Stampin’ Dimensionals, Stampin’ Sponges

It’s a Colour Renovation!!!!

I am SO excited about the news I’m about to tell you!  Stampin’ Up! is planning a Colour Renovation, and it’s HUGE!!!

The changes are drastic, but good.  A lot of colours are retiring….30 to be exact.  Yup, that’s right!  Thirty colours will be gone when this catalogue ends!  But you have plenty of time to stock up before they are gone forever.

The colour families we know and love will be gone, to be replaced by new Colour Collections.  Starting July 1st we will have the Brights Collection, Neutrals Collection, Regal Collection and Subtle Collection.  These collections will include colours that are carrying over from the current families (although they will be shuffled around), as well as 10 RETURNING IN COLOURS (Baja Breeze, Riding Hood Red, Pink Pirouette, Pacific Point, Tangerine Tango, Melon Mambo, Rich Razzleberry, Soft Suede, River Rock and Wild Wasabi) and 5 BRAND NEW COLOURS!!!  AND Kraft will be renamed Crumb Cake, and there will be an INK PAD! I have been wishing for a Kraft ink pad for so long!!!!  Okay….go check out the new Colour Collections below!!!  What do you think?

I know I will miss the retiring colours, but the new collection is so fresh….I can’t wait till the new Idea Book & Catalogue comes out!  Remember, this Colour Renovation won’t take effect until July 1st, so the retiring colours will still be around till then!

So, what are your feelings on this upcoming change?  Leave a comment and let me know your thoughts!