Friday 31 May 2013

Stampin' Up! - Retired Lists!

The Retired Lists are out!

You can see the Stamp Set Retired List HERE


the Accessories Retired List HERE

Some items have been reduced! 

On the Stamp Sets List - if there is an Orange Dot against it, it has been reduced by 25%. If there is a Red Dot against it, it has been reduced by 40%.

On the Accessories List, some items have been reduced by 25%, 30%, 40% or 50%

If you still have items from the current catalogues on your Wish Lists, don't miss out of this opportunity to get them before they sell out! Every year I have a few disappointed customers because they didn't order early enough and missed getting items they really wanted! Don't let that be you this year!

Please either email or ring me with your orders. Postage will be £4.95 if you would like your order sent direct to you - or just 50 pence if you can pick it up from me.

Thursday 30 May 2013

More .... Little Friends

This is the second of the images from the Little Friends stamp set. Again I've used the little pack of Print Poetry DSP from the Spring/Summer catalogue as my papers. I picked up the colours from those used in the design.

I've coloured the image using an Aqua Painter and the ink pads.

Stamp Set: Little Friends
Papers: Print Poetry DSP Stack
Colours: Midnight Muse, Summer Starfruit, Crumb Cake, Gumball Green, Blush Blossom, Very Vanilla
Accessories: Midnight Muse Stitched Satin Ribbon
Tools: Modern Label Punch, Word Window Punch, Festive Paper Piercing Pack
Big Shot: Window Frames Collection Framelits

Tuesday 28 May 2013

Joining Stampin' Up!

Have you been thinking about joining Stampin' Up!?

Now is a perfect time to do so ..... Our Retired Lists will be published soon and our new catalogue will be released in July. As a Demonstrator we see this a month before our customers and are able to pre-order products from it at the same time.

The current offer of £25 extra product with your Starter Kit only lasts for a couple more days.

You choose whatever product you would like from any of the current catalogues - up to a value of £155.00 and pay only £99.00. This will be delivered to you door, with nothing extra to pay.

You will also receive a Business Pack valued at £45 free with your kit. This contains things like order forms and catalogues.

If you have fallen in love with Stampin' Up! products and would like to buy them at a discount ...... joining as a Demonstrator is the perfect solution :o) You can sell the products to your friends and family if you wish to and receive a commission on those sales too. 

There is no pressure to buy or sell anything after you have purchased your kit BUT if you are looking for a little business venture that can easily work around your family commitments you have several options. The opportunity is there to earn a little extra additional income, or you may want to run it as a full out business. The choice is entirely up to you and you can set whatever hours works for you. If you join my team I will give you as much help and guidance as YOU want me to - again without pressure :o) 

You are now able to join up on-line. It only takes a couple of minutes and the system is easy to use. You will find the link under the 'Join My Team' tab at the top of this blog. 

If you are interested and would like more information before deciding, please contact me. I would be happy to discuss this with you :o)

Creative Elements - Mini Tag Book

This little Tag Book was the Make & Take project I designed for a special party recently. It was the Hostess' birthday and she wanted something a little different to normal for her guests to create.

It uses one sheet of A4 cardstock and stands just 3½” tall. 

Stamp Set: Creative Elements
Colours: Crumb Cake, Summer Starfruit, Very Vanilla
Papers: First Edition DSP
Other Products: Paper Doily, Creped Filter Paper, Victoria Crochet Trim
Tools: 1¼” Scallop Circle Punch, 1 3/4" Scallop Circle Punch

Monday 27 May 2013

New Promotions From Stampin' Up!

Stampin' Up! have announced TWO new Promotions today! They both run from today until the 30th May.

For Hostesses : Host a party and reach sales of £250 to earn an ADDITIONAL £25 of Hostess Benefits! That means you will be able to choose £65 of Free Products for a £250 party! 

Note: You will also receive the additional benefits if you place a £250+ order.  If you are unable to host a party, why not do a Catalogue Party yourself. Collect orders from your friends and family and then forward them to me. If the order reaches at least £150 then you will qualify for the normal Hostess Benefits and if it reaches £250 you will also receive the additional £25 on top of all the normal benefits.

For New Joiners : Join Stampin' Up! during this period and choose an extra £25 worth of product for your Starter Kit. This means that you can choose a total of £155 worth of product for a cost of £99. You will receive a free Business Pack too - worth £45. This includes your Order Forms and Catalogues - everything you need to start your new Business Venture. 

Were you thinking of joining during the recent Sale-a-Bration Promotion - but didn't? Well now you have another chance to join and get extra product too! 

Contact me today for more details!

Sunday 26 May 2013

Little Friends

I knew as soon as I saw this adorable stamp set in the Annual Catalogue last October that I 'needed' it :o) Unfortunately I haven't had a chance to ink it up before now.

It's such a sweet set. The three main images are beautiful and all the sentiments are a bonus.

I've coloured the image using an Aqua Painter and the ink pads.

Stamp Set: Little Friends
Papers: Print Poetry DSP Stack
Colours: Raspberry Ripple, Primrose Petals, Summer Starfruit, Crumb Cake, Gumball Green, Blush Blossom, Very Vanilla
Accessories: Raspberry Ripple Stitched Satin Ribbon, Rhinestones
Tools: Itty Bitty Flower Punch
Big Shot: Ovals Collection Framelits

Saturday 25 May 2013

Online Purchasing

Unfortunately Stampin' Up! have had to temporarily suspend the Online Store while they sort out a few teething problems!

Hopefully it will be back with us very soon.

Friday 24 May 2013

More Hostess Gifts

These are the little gifts I have been using for my Parties this month.

They use the lovely Patio Party DSP which is so pretty - and is a perfect accompaniment for the Papillion Potpourri stamp set and Elegant Butterfly Punch.

Stamp Sets: Papillion Potpourri,  A Fitting Occasion
Colours: White, Baja Breeze
Papers: Patio Party
Tools: Elegant Butterfly Punch, Boho Blossom Punch, Itty Bitty Flower Punch, 1 1/4" Scallop Circle Punch, 1" Circle Punch
Other Products: Rhinestones, Baja Breeze Seam Binding, White Baker's Twine
Big Shot: Floral Framelits

Wednesday 22 May 2013

Oh Hello

Have you spotted the Flower Trim on page 5 of the Spring / Summer catalogue?

I love it! It's so easy to use and to colour. Just one of the flowers is the perfect accessory for this sweet card!

Stamp Set: Oh Hello
Colours: Calypso Coral, Lucky Limeade, Very Vanilla
Papers: 2011 - 2013 In Colour DSP Paper Stack
Big Shot: Apothecary Accent Framelits
Accessories: Flower Trim, Calypso Coral Ruffled Ribbon
Tools: Pricking Mat & Tool, Essentials Paper-Piercing Pack

Monday 20 May 2013

Serene Silhouettes

This was the Swap card I made for my this month's Team Training evening.

It's a really simple card. The background was created using Sponges.

Stamp set: Serene Silhouettes, Distressed Dots
Colours: Bashful Blue, Crumb Cake, Certainly Celery, Black
Products: Crumb Cake Taffeta Ribbon

Saturday 18 May 2013

Make A Monster - Project Class

We used the cute Make A Monster stamp set this month for my Project Classes  - making three cards. Two of them have fancy folds - the first being a Waterfall card. I'm not sure of the name of the second one, but it has an aperture inside :o)

We used the wonderful Polka Dot Parade DSP and I matched the colours used to the papers.

If you would like to purchase the instructions for this set, the details can be found below .....

Make A Monster - Class Instructions - £3.00

Thursday 2 May 2013

This And That ....... From Stampin' Up!

Stampin' Up! have launched a new Product Range in Europe this month! 

These beautiful products will be in the forthcoming main catalogue out in July, but you are able to purchase them now ...... and for a discount if you buy the complete bundle!

The book can be used for anything from a Scrapbook to a Personal Journal ........ have a look at this short video for some ideas!

The Product Range includes 5 different products. If you purchase them altogether as a bundle you will save 15% on the total price! Click on the picture in my right hand column for full details!