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Designer Paper Share

If you are like me, you want every one of the new designer series papers!  It seems like I use the papers more and more all the time, it is hard to make a card or a scrapbook page without adding some pizzzzzas with these papers.
Because I know how much fun it is to have at least a little of each of the papers I am putting together a special 6 X 6 DESIGNER PAPER SAMPLER PACK!   
This will give you the opportunity to check out all the different patterns before you buy the package.  And, you will have a wide variety for your projects.  You will have a 6 X 6 square, one each of twelve designs, from 20 Packages of paper (this does not include the Patterns Papers on page 159).  The cost to you will be $30, plus $4.95 if you want it shipped to you!  I will need to have eight people sign up before I can order for this project so let me know if you are interested so we can get started.  I have two people, Michelle and Kelli, on my Sampler Pack List now.

Designer Paper Sampler Pack:  $30 (plus shipping @ $4.95)
DSP Sampler PICK UP $30.00 Click Here to Pay
DSP Sampler SHIPPED $34.95 Click Here to Pay

The Elegant Thank You Stamp

ElegantThankYou Have you noticed the single stamps at the back of the catalog on page 208?  This is a page dedicated to items UNDER $10.

It has 2 Mini Note kits as well as a bunch of single stamps you can purchase.

These kits and stamps make it very economical to create a number of different occasion cards for your friends and loved ones. I thought I would put up a couple samples of the Elegant Thank you stamp.


Contact me for more information on these stamps or visit my Stampin' Up! website here to purchase any of them.

Ideas for your Sale-A-Bration products!

Since you may have some Sale-A-Bration products by now, I thought I would share some samples to show you just what you can do with those products.

SABwalfordsample Here is a sample created by Canadian Demonstrator Andrea Walford.  She used 3 products from the Sale-A-Bration catalog as follows:

  • Polka Dot Punches stamp set
  • Congratulations stamp set
  • Delicate Dots Designer Series Paper

The other supplies include the Full Heart Punch and brads of your choice.  Sahara Sand, Basic Black, Kiwi Kiss and Bashful Blue Cardstock.  The card uses Basic Black Classic Ink.  This is a great card for any occasion.

Showcasebotanicals This next sample uses the Delicate Dots Designer Series paper and the Botanical Blooms stamp set from the Sale-A-Bration catalog.  It also uses the Garden Greetings stamp set but you could use any sentiment stamp set.

You finish it off with Sahara Sand, Bashful Blue and Whisper White cardstock and the Scallop Edge Punch with a soft subtles brad for the accessories.

Feel free to contact me for more samples and projects created with the Sale-A-Bration sets or to place your order to get your Sale-a-Bration products.

Check out the Hardware

Pictures © Stampin' Up!
Hoorayhardware Some new great products in the Spring/Summer Idea Book and Catalog include the Hooray Hardware (on page 175)and Bright Delight Rub Ons (on page 172).
Brads & grommets always add a nice finishing touch to a project, but these substantial hardware pieces add so much more. Their size and intricate details make them stand out on any project.  Follow these directions to set your Hooray Hardware:
  • Punch a 1/16" hole in card stock with your Crop-A-Dile.
  • Set your Crop-A-Dile to B-1.  Side B is completely flat.  Side 1 has a small nub to hold the grommet in place.
  • Insert your grommet into the hole you punched.
  • Slide your Crop-A-Dile over the grommet, fitting the nub of Side 1 into the stem of the grommet.
  • Press down slowly on your Crop-A-Dile using medium pressure.  If you press down too hard, you will leave an indentation.
  • Your grommet is now set in your card stock!
The Bright Delight Rub-Ons also coordinate well with the Owl Together Now stamp set.  Learn how to use the rub-ons in my Stamping 101 Class!  This month the class is Monday evening, March 30, at 6:30 in the Cat/Art Studio ~ it's free ~ just come and bring your questions with you.  These cool accessories make decorating your cards and scrap book pages fun and exciting. And, these Rub-Ons come in 4 colors to make it simple to match with your cardstock and accessories. 

Interested in Joining Stampin' Up!?

Joinsusab As you know, we are in our favorite time of year -- Sale-A-Bration during which you earn a free gift for every $50 you spend.  That alone is a great deal!  But, Stampin' Up! has taken the promotion to another level and expanded the rewards for those of you who join the Stampin' Up! family during Sale-a-Bration. 

Choose any retail stamp set (a value up to $47.95) from the current Spring/Summer Idea Book and Catalog when you sign up during this promotion.  In addition, get 15% off the regular $199 price of the Starter Kit--that's $335 worth of products for only $169! 

I would love to have you join my group, Southern Stars!  Want to learn more?  Join me on Sunday afternoon, March 15, at 2 PM (in the Cat/Art Studio) for my Chocolate and Roses information event ~ it's FREE!  Check out more information at the following links:

Starter Kit contents

Starter Kit Flyer

Video about Stampin' Up!

Why join Stampin' Up!

If you already own stamp sets included in the starter kit; I will work with you to customize your Starter Kit. We will make substitutions with sets that you have on your Wish List!

It makes sense to join now during these tough economic times.  Feel free to contact me with any questions you have.  I look forward to discussing this wonderful opportunity with you and explaining how you too can earn extra money for your family.

Exciting Occasions Mini Catalog Information


This Easter stamp set will be coming out in the new Occasions Mini Catalog that starts on April 1st.  It should be in your mail box around mid-March.  (If it isn't, just give me a call and I will get one to you ~ you will love the new products!) 

Now, here is the exciting part of my announcement -  Stampin' Up! has started a "sneak peek" sale period for select stamps sets from The Occasions Mini Catalog.  This starts TODAY and runs through March 31st.  And,  the best part of this special offer is that it is running during the same time as Sale-A-Bration which means that you can earn FREE Sale-A-Bration product while purchasing your new Spring sets.  Check out the sets and prices in the chart below and view the actual pictures of the sets here: 

Item  Description  Retail Price
113196  An Egg-cellent Easter    $21.95
113262  Wagon Full of Fun    $34.95
113822  Eight Great Greetings    $27.95
115421  Ocho saludos geniales (Spanish Eight Great Greetings)  $27.95
114643  Huit souhaits sympas (French Eight Great Greetings)  $27.95
113833  Egg Hunt Stampin' Around wheel $6.50

These items--including an Easter stamp set and two all-occasion stamp sets with Easter images--will give you the opportunity to plan for your Easter crafting. In addition, you might notice that English, Spanish, and French sets are listed in the above table; for the first time ever, you can purchase all three language stamp sets: English, Spanish, and French!

Contact me for more information and project ideas for these great sets.