PRESSED PETALS and A BIG DEAL for the 4th! HURRY!

PRESSED PETALS W TG WEDDING

I finally satisfied my Gerbera Daisy need and began opening  the Pressed Petals Suite with the beautiful Designer Series Paper (DSP) .  I just love the look of the burlap background against the crumb cake brick and mortar (inspired by Sue Mohr). I changed a  few things, added a few things and made this card my own.  What do you think of the use of the new Brick and Mortar 3D embossing folder as a background for this DSP?  I want to  try the burlap stamp as a background…a project for another day.

I made some with the pressed petals washi tape and some without.  I think it’s beautiful either way.  I used the sentiments from the Path of Petals stamp set and die on p. 74 – all part of the Pressed Petals Suite.   If you haven’t already, be sure to watch the video on my facebook page to learn how to make a Washi Tape flower – it comes in the Suite.

The new Delightful Tag Topper punch has just the right decorative top to enhance the DSP.  A touch of retired Merry Merlot/Copper ribbon  was a perfect match.  Let me know what you think in the comments AND if you want to take advantage of the opportunity to make this card (by special request ONLY) on Tuesday July 9th.

 

Pressed Petals Suite Bundle

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******If you want to make this card at the next buffet on Tuesday June 9th…YOU MUST LEAVE A COMMENT below or on FACEBOOK.  I will only prepare cards for those who comment that they want to make this card...no exceptions.  You may comment on this blog or on my Facebook page.  I MUST receive your comment no later than midnight Friday July 5th so I have time to prepare.  HURRY  supplies are limited!******

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DEAL OF THE WEEK

If you don’t have a demonstrator I would love to be the one you work with.  The special price on the suite is a BIG 4th of JULY DEAL from me when you purchase any other regular priced product from the 2019-2020 Catalog!  SALE ENDS FRIDAY JULY 24TH.  You may order on line under this hostess code and I will send you a check for the difference after the order is placed.  You may also order through me directly.

Hope you have a great summer weekend…make a card for someone special!

Sandi

GRANDMA …is the answer!!! BONUS DAYS and NEW HOST CODE

GOOD MORNING Stampers – Happy wet July and Happy Canada Day to our Canadian subscribers!  Will the corn be knee high on the 4th with all this rain?  Where did June go?

STAMPIN’ GRANDMAS:  Couldn’t resist the darling faces of  the “grand kiddoes” who came with their “stampin’ Grandmas” to the June buffet.

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The boys with Grandma EVE SUCKOW

TALESE and Grandma SUE BROWN

TEAGEN and Grandma PAM FORD -Thanks Teagen for pulling the winning tickets!

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BONUS DAYS COUPONS ARE BACK!
For every $50 you spend July 1st to July 31 (before shipping and tax) you earn a $5 Bonus Days coupon code that can be used from August 1–31.
  • An email address is required to participate; Bonus Days coupon codes can be delivered only via email.
  • If you earn multiple codes from a single order, you will receive one email with multiple codes. If you earn multiple codes from multiple orders, you will receive separate emails for each code earned.
  • All order types qualify for this promotion.
  • Orders that are started before the promotion begins will not go toward earning coupon codes so start a brand new order on July 1st.
  • There is no limit to the number of coupon codes you can earn per order or throughout the duration of the Bonus Days earning period

NEW:  3D EMBOSSING PLATE

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For best results, use the 3D Embossing Folder Plate with all of Stampin’ Up!’s 3D Embossing Folders; it adds a little more oomph to your die sandwich to make those 3D designs pop. * 8-3/4″ x 6-1/8″ (22.2 x 15.6 cm)

ANNUAL CATALOG INDEX 

For the past few years, Stampin’ Up! has included a Greetings Index section in the Annual Catalogs. However, in an effort to reduce the # of pages and weight of this year’s catalog (making it easier for demonstrators), this section was eliminated.  So…if you’ve been missing it this year, no worries. Stampin’ Up! has provided a printable list – YAY! Here you go… Download: 2019-2020 Annual Catalog Greetings Index PDF  I‘ve printed out mine and will be keeping it with my catalog for easy access.

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Remember to register for the next buffet – July 9th…just 8 days away!  What’s on the buffet?  More birds, fish, cats and dogs, gerbera daisies and magnolias and more.  Come when you can and leave when you must.

Happy 4th!!!!  GOD BLESS AMERICA

4TH OF JULY

Stay InKy….

Sandi

WEBSITE       http://www.stampinup.net/esuite/home/heartfeltdesigns/

 

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE SUITE?

Have you seen them???

The 2019-2020 SUITES of coordinated products.  Please leave a comment and vote on the one that speaks to you…let me know which ones you want to work with at the next buffet.

Demonstrators were able to purchase some specific products early so we could  have time to play.  Come and see which ones I’ve been playing with for the June 11th buffet. SHHHH – it’s a surprise.  There will be drawings with new catalog discount cards.  Be sure to  Sign up here.

Looking forward to being with you next Tuesday…hope you can make it.  Until then…HapPy Stampin’!

Sandi

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WHAT’S ON THE JUNE BUFFET??? AND HURRY!!!!

Hey stampers…

Is summer finally here?  Where did May go?  Just sending a quick blog to keep you updated on the buffet and wondering what you think of the new catalog.  Did you get yours???  Leave a message if you want one.

CLASSIC GARAGE IS BACK

with a biker addition from ONE WILD RIDE... both are in the new 2019-2020 catalog.  This card will be on the buffet along with the others from the last class which you can mix and match.  However this card has a limited number because of the limited DSP in the packet.  BE SURE TO let me know you want to make this card in the COMMENT section so I can save one for you.  Otherwise, there will be lots of DSP from which to choose.  I love the set of gears…great Father’s, brothers, dad’s “anything!   Be sure to order the bundle NOW for ALL GEARED UP  and save 10%.

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MEDITERRANEAN MOMENTS and BEAUTIFUL YOUall paired up thanks to Dawn Baier’s creativity at the last buffet.  Work on either one…and do a little paper piecing for added fun.

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HURRY:  Don’t miss this opportunity to save on products….check out this link and get your favorites before they run out.  I closed the May HOST code so that the orders could be placed and some items were already sold out before I could get them into the computer…so HURRY!!  Be sure to use the new host code when you order.

NEW HOST CODE TODAY:  NW99NJBB

 

GRADUATION CARDS UPDATE 

I am not planning on any graduation cards for the buffet  June 11th…oh look who graduated!  Well there may be some parties that call for gift cards.  Reminder:   Menomonie graduation this weekend.  If you are still in need please leave a comment here or on facebook and I will get back to you.  

Time to publish this before everything runs out on the  BIG SALE.  Great deals on DSP and dies….be sure to take a look!  Let me know if I can help.

REMEMBER TO SIGN UP FOR NEXT BUFFET  on JUNE 11th NOW! They are revamping the website so if you have trouble just leave a comment or send me an email:  borgie@wwt.net

Enjoy the weather and HaPpy Stampin’!

Sandi

 

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BECAUSE THEY CARE

PERENNIAL ESSENCE DSP – A WORK OF ART 

Just a peek at this gorgeous DSP from the 2019-2020 annual catalog – looks like a piece of canvas from Monet.  I thought the card designed by Connie Rae was perfect for the next buffet…what do you think??  So simple yet so elegant…just a piece of DSP with a gold embossed sentiment.  Please leave a comment…let me know if you are interested in working with this on TUESDAY June 11th…reminder to register.

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION (Next available May 23rd)

As a follow-up to our May 14 current update, we want to provide some additional information regarding the Stampin’ Trimmer Cutting Blades situation.

Because of the unique circumstances around the Stampin’ Trimmer Cutting Blades created by the Trimmer line discontinuation, we have created a process exception requiring a significant amount of manual work in our systems. We have no plans to do this for any other products.

One of the challenges we faced was the timing of our notification system. Email notifications about products coming back into stock were only sent once per day. For an in-demand item like the Stampin’ Trimmer Cutting Blades, this notification could easily be sent after the item had been seen in the online store and sold out in a matter of hours. Our IT group has adjusted the notification system to send these emails hourly; moving forward, we anticipate this will help with notifications about other products.

As part of the workaround for this situation, and to minimize confusion, we have turned off the automated email notification for the blades. You and your customers will no longer be able to request an email when the blades are back in stock. We will notify you through a current update in advance, with the exact date and time Stampin’ Trimmer Cutting Blades will become available for purchase again.

Because we want to honor customer requests for notification, we will send a one-time email to the email addresses submitted before this functionality was shut off, announcing the date and time of the next available product. This email will be sent to both customers and demonstrators on the list at the same time we post the current update for demonstrators with the same information. This will be the only time customers will be notified by Stampin’ Up! about the blades, due to the notification shut off. Moving forward, we ask that you share the date and time with your customers once we have shared it with you.

If you try to order the Stampin’ Trimmer Cutting Blades before the go live time, you will see an error that says, “You may not order 1 of item 126995 because of promotion restrictions.” This is tied to the system workaround to control the exact date and time of the product becoming available after receiving inventory in our distribution centers.

We recognize that this product line transition is less than ideal for you. We want to reiterate that we are committed to providing you with cutting blades until September 2019, and that we are committed to providing you with a better paper trimmer product. We appreciate your partnership and patience in this endeavor.

EVERYTHING IS ROSIE

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IT’S HERE ONLY for the month of May.  See my website for details.  Cute, coordinated and blooming with creativity!
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Creativity comes easy when you’ve got amazing coordinating products.

Here is a list of products included in this ROSY kit!  The paper is absolutely beautiful.   We don’t want to brag, but coordination is one of our strong points. The Everything Is Rosy Product Medley is a perfect example. Products in this medley are exclusive to this medley and cannot be purchased anywhere else. You’ll love the happy, rosy feeling you get as you create with these fun and flowery products. Available for a limited time. Get them while you can! Also available in French.
Medley includes these exclusive products:
* Everything Is Rosy Photopolymer Stamp Set—18 stamps; suggested blocks: a, b, c
* Everything Is Rosy Dies—10 dies; largest die 2-7/8″ x 1″ (7.3 x 2.5 cm)
* 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper Stack—48 sheets; 8 each of 6 double-sided designs
* 6″ x 6″ rose gold foil paper—8 sheets
* Printed die cuts—2 sheets
* Rose gold die cuts—4 sheets; 2 each of 2 designs
* Rose gold adhesive backed mirror embellishments—60 embellishments; 1/4″ (6.4 mm)
* Melon Mambo 1/4″ (6.4 mm) Ruched Ribbon—10 yards (9.1 m)
* Night of Navy/Rose Gold 3/8″ (1 cm) Metallic –Edge Ribbon—10 yards (9.1 m)
* Rose Gold Shimmer Paint—1/2 oz. (15 ml                                                                               COST  $80      Qualifies for you product offer this month for a $75 qualifying order…receive the NEW STAMP CLEANING PAD – you’re gonna love it!

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MAY 1 – MAY 31 NEW Host Code:   Y49WGPBX

THANKS FOR STOPPING BY TODAY….Everything is just Rosy here…can’t decide which new products to try first…come to the next buffet on May 14th and see them!  Are you registered yet?

Enjoy the evening sunshine …the birds make my heart sing!

Sandi

APRIL BUFFET CARDS AND TANGLES

Hi Stampers!  Hope every had a blessed Easter!  Such a beautiful day – the trees are all budded and ready to pop and the forsythia bloomed exactly on time!  The blue psylium is in bloom and the birds are singing their spring song!

Time is flying and I just realized I forgot to post some of the best photos Borgie captured at the last buffet.  Watching these stampers doing their best to untangle some linen thread was quite entertaining!

ALL TANGLED UP for Mother’s Day!

Olive linen thread gave this group a workout to finish this Mother’s Day Card

GRADUATION CARDS  –  Many school choices

Menomonie High School was a big attraction even for newcomers!

Welcome Darla, Nancy and welcome back Lisa.

FRIENDS AND REGULARS

 

Have you signed up for the next buffet on May 14th – featuring Father’s day, maybe a different graduation card, a twist on the Best Catch fish, sympathy, wedding and a card or two from the new catalog so you can see what’s coming. Remember to bring your snips,  adhesives and come play.  We will also be trying the new distinctive Paper Pumpkin Stamps!

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New items added today…check it out… click on the Clearance Rack!  Some at 60% off!
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COMING SOON   2019-2020 CATALOG

Thanks for stopping by today!  Hope you enjoyed the photos.  We apologize if we missed any of you….we appreciate you doing to the buffet each month.  It keeps my craft room very busy and we both stay out of trouble!

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HaPpy Stampin’

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A BUCKET FULL OF BUNNIES, some ducklings and a catalog sneak peek!

CUTE BUNNIES shared by our generous papercrafting expert:  Karen Ford.             Karen comes every holiday with another special treat in buckets and baskets – enough for everyone!  This time some cute bunnies holding peppermint patties and a delightful little chick with a special basket for Meera.   What a treat for everyone!   THANK YOU KAREN!

 

MAMMA DUCK AND HER DUCKLINGS – FABLE FRIENDS in the Occasions Catalog – another popular choice with a little paper piecing and the Gingham Gala DSP, basket weave embossing fold These little ducklings are just so cute – it just feels good to work with them. Sharing pictures from our last buffet.

Product List

Petite Petals Punch

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Sprig Punch

$18.00

In addition to ducks and bunnies and eggs,  this stamp set  is a beautiful reminder of  His Grace and LOVE during this holy  season of Easter

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EASTER GRACE:   His Grace stamp set with the dynamic Lace Embossing folder…a simple,  easy card for Easter on a monochrome background of soft sea foam. 

Sneak Peek – New catalog goes live on June 4th.  They should be reaching you sometime in May!  Here is a little preview from ON STAGE this weekend and some demo ideas with the new Bird Ballad Suite. Aren’t those birds just so sweet?

 

Bird Ballad Suite, New Catalog cover, Daisy Lane Stamp Set, Timeless Label Punch – all new items in the 2019-2020 Catalog.  The On Stage group is a little part of Amy’s Blossom Beauty Team of which we are a part.

Register Here for the next Buffet on May 7th -more graduation cards, Father’s Day, Pet Sympathy and more.

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April 13-30 Host Code:      YKUDJ4YZ    

I pay postage on all orders over $75 until midnight April 15th.                                              Read about it on Facebook.

Thanks for stopping by today. May LOVE fill your heart  this Easter season.

Sand

A CUP OF TEA and MOVING FORWARD

A CUP OF TEA FOR MOTHER’S DAY

The most popular card at the Tuesday buffet. A challenge but nonetheless, these veteran stampers did a beautiful job of choosing just the right teapot.

Top left:  Using clear vellum on top of Floral Romance DSP creates a beautiful effect on a flirty flamingo base that is embossed with the Tin Tile Dynamic folder.  Bottom: Cup and Teapot stamped on whisper white and covered with the beautiful vellum sheet in the Floral Romance DSP.  Inspired by Su Mohr.

CHANGE IS GOOD:  Product News

Things will start getting a bit crazy with the end of this catalog year and the arrival of the new catalog! Stampin’ Up! did make a couple of announcements that you may want to know about. It was announced on Tuesday  that due to recent supplier issues (and other factors), Stampin’ Up! will no longer be carrying the current die-cutting machine and trimmer: The Big Shot and Stampin’ Trimmer will be retiring. These changes are giving Stampin’ Up! the    opportunity to research and explore replacement options. And there will be a gap when we do not have a trimmer or die-cutting machine available. 
  • On April 15th at 1:00 pm the retirement list will post to the website. Products will be as supplies last- so if there is something you can’t live without. Get it sooner rather than later
  • If you have the Stampin’ Trimmer, you will want to grab replacement blades right away. Because of on-going issues with the manufacturer, the trimmer, replacement blades and mats, will be discontinued. Right now you can order 3 sets of replacement blades per order. Starting April 15th, this number will increase to 6. Over the next few months, there will be small batches of inventory arrive and it’s anticipated to be depleted rapidly. When those few small batches end, that will be the end of this trimmer.
  • Stampin’ Up! is changing its die cutting and dry embossing lines. Innovation requires risk, and in their pursuit of a better overall die-cutting and embossing product line, they’ve experienced more significant challenges than originally planned for, including some transition issues like the die inventory problems experienced beginning in March. The new dies and folders will continue to work with the die-cutting machine we currently carry but in the 2019-20 catalog there will not be a die-cutting machine. I expect that one will be announced at some point during the year. You can click here to read more about the transition. 

When the retiring list goes live on April 15, the order limit for the Stampin’ Trimmer Cutting Blade Refills will increase from three to six (and the limit will remain at six until they’re no longer available). And from now until September, SU will receive intermittent shipments from the supplier.

The dies and folders that will be offered will not be from our current supplier. So there will be small changes: the dies and folders will be manufactured differently; this means the way you use the new style of dies and folders will be a little different than how you used the old style. Both the new-style and old-style dies and embossing folders can work with any die-cutting & embossing machine (in some cases, adaptations like shims may be required because the gap between rollers on machines may vary slightly between manufacturers). Click here for more details regarding the changes to our die-cutting machine, dies and embossing folders.

I post this and a few other comments from other demonstrators  on my Facebook page to encourage you.  I realize for many of you that this news may be a little jaw-dropping at first. I had a similar reaction. But after giving it a little more thought, reminding myself that change is an opportunity for new and better, and knowing what a strong company Stampin’ Up! has been for 30 years, I now anticipate some marvelous changes to come! And I’m excited. 

SNEAK PEEK:  

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2019-2020 CATALOG – all about creativity!!

NEW ANNUAL CATALOG COMING 

WANT A NEW ANNUAL CATALOG WHEN THEY COME OUT IN JUNE?  JUST SEND ME A NOTE, MESSAGE OR TEXT TO LET ME KNOW.  IT’S FREE IF YOU HAVE PLACED AN ORDER  OR ATTENDED A BUFFET SINCE JULY 2018.   DEADLINE FOR SIGNING UP IS APRIL 30TH!

HOST CODE FOR ORDERS: SHVW4TWQends TODAY:  THURSDAY 4/11/19 at midnight 

NEW HOST CODE:    YKUDJ4YZ         BEGINS FRIDAY  4/12/19

Thanks for stopping by today….
Stay cozy and warm and expect it to melt quickly!!!!
Just beeeeeee…..
HaPpy Stamping”

Sandi