December 30, 2009

I wish you all A Happy New Year!

I wish you all a Happy Healthy Safe New Year
and to our troops ....Come home soon and safe!

Welcome 2010 Hopefully a year of GOOD Things to come!

December 27, 2009

New Items coming Soon!


These 2 cards were made my Lisa Flynn and myself ( at our resent shoebox swap)
they are using the new sets , DSP, new punches and epoxy brads coming out in the Occasions mini catalog and the SALE a bration mini you will be able to view and order from these 2 mini's on Jan 5th

Last of the Hand stamped Cards I recieved


From Kelly Crowley and Jean Florio

The last Of the Handstamped Cards I recieved!


From Lisa Flynn and Jody Hoffman

December 26, 2009

Last chance to get the retiring stamps sets!


SAY GOOD BY TO THESE SET AFTER JAN 4TH
THE RETIRED DORMENT LIST
113407 - Back Woods 114492 - Beautiful Baby 114486 - Birthday Wish 113200 - Branch Out 114496 - Celebrations 113732 - Central Park 113206 - Classic Sketches 113226 - Classy & Fabulous 114498 - Flowers in Silhouette 113405 - Font of You 113216 - For the Bride 114494 - Forever 109425 - Friend by Definition 114488 - Fun Flowers 113716 - Garden Greetings 114490 - Glad Friends 111580 - Grand Soiree 113242 - Hit the Road 113710 - Lexicon of Leaves 113236 - Man's Best Friend 114423 - Ocean Commotion 113728 - Playful Petals 109276 - Polka Dot 111544 - Putt Putt 113240 - Quilt Quips 113754 - Really Retro 113403 - Sip by Sip 113726 - Sweet Stems 113250 - That's Funny 113688 - Wonderful Watercolors 114028 - Para la novia 114032 - Acuarelas Maravillosas

December 17, 2009

New style Punches!

You will love the new punches that are coming out on Jan 5th! I have been having fun playing with mine the last few days!Starting with the new 2010 Occasions Mini Catalog and continuing with all new punch designs going forward, Stampin' Up! has adopted a new body style for our punches!A few features of the new punch style:
Low-profile, rectangular punch body allows for easier stacking and storing.
Punches lock shut for easier storage and transport.
Dual labels on top and end allow for easy identification and selection when stored.
Available in three sizes: small, medium, and extra-large.
New punches allow for larger punched images and more intricate designs while providing greater ease of use.
Extra -large punch images also allow for two-step designs like the Two-Step Bird punch in the Occasions Mini Catalog.
Corner punches allow you to punch a corner design along the inside edges of a page, not just corners.
Larger, whole-hand handle design provides better leverage for easier use.Part of Stampin' Up!'s commitment to providing demonstrators and customers with the very best crafting tools includes the belief in what we call continuous improvement. Essentially what this means is that even if something works very well, but we see a chance to improve it, we will work to make it even better. While new punch designs will be in the new body style, existing designs will remain in the existing body style for now.

December 15, 2009

Whats New with SU!


Clear Mount Stamps Are Coming!

I am so excited! Stampin' Up! has taken the best of both worlds to create these clear mount stamps. They are the same excellent quality rubber stamps they have always had but now the blocks are clear so you can see through them. These will be available to on Jan 5th! Over the past few years, there has been enormous demand from demonstrators and customers alike for a line of repositionable clear-mount rubber stamps. Well, you asked for it, and now you have it! Starting with stamps in the 2010 Occasions Mini Catalog and the 2010 Sale-A-Bration Brochure, Stampin' Up! now offers our exclusive stamp art in both traditional wood-mount, and the new clear-mount option. Our new clear-mount rubber stamps are the result of extensive research with the intent to maintain the very best image quality in the stamping industry, while at the same time offering the ease-of-use and storability inherent in repositionable clear-mount rubber stamps. Clear-Mount Rubber Stamp Features: ■Nine different sizes of clear blocks available individually or as a discounted bundle. ■Blocks have ergonomic grooves on all four sides for easy grip and traditional wood-mount feel. ■Stamps and blocks are durable and easy to clean with your Stampin' Scrub and Stampin' Mist. ■Optional image labels on stamp backs let you decide if you want to see the image through the block or not. ■Tight die-cutting for easy image positioning. ■Large clear blocks can be used to create collages or spell words with alphabet sets. ■Stamps store easily in standard, DVD-type cases with artwork on front and spine, making organization easy.



SIMPLY ADORNED ITEM COMING SOON!
I am pleased to tell you that the following Simply Adorned items will be available on January 5, 2010 -- just in time for Sale-a-Bration!
Item #116798 Simply Adorned Charm 1" x 1-1/4"
Item #116797 Simply Adorned Charm 1" x 1"
Item #116800 Simply Adorned Chain 24"
Item #116853 Simply Adorned Chain 34"
The release date of the Simply Adorned Charm 1-1/2 x 2" has yet to be determined. More great news, the Charming stamp set featured in the Holiday 2009 Mini Catalog (item 116519; p. 32) will continue to be available for order through the duration of the Occasions 2010 Mini Catalog (through April 30, 2010)



SAY GOOD BY TO THESE SET AFTER JAN 4TH
THE RETIRED DORMENT LIST
113407 - Back Woods 114492 - Beautiful Baby 114486 - Birthday Wish 113200 - Branch Out 114496 - Celebrations 113732 - Central Park 113206 - Classic Sketches 113226 - Classy & Fabulous 114498 - Flowers in Silhouette 113405 - Font of You 113216 - For the Bride 114494 - Forever 109425 - Friend by Definition 114488 - Fun Flowers 113716 - Garden Greetings 114490 - Glad Friends 111580 - Grand Soiree 113242 - Hit the Road 113710 - Lexicon of Leaves 113236 - Man's Best Friend 114423 - Ocean Commotion 113728 - Playful Petals 109276 - Polka Dot 111544 - Putt Putt 113240 - Quilt Quips 113754 - Really Retro 113403 - Sip by Sip 113726 - Sweet Stems 113250 - That's Funny 113688 - Wonderful Watercolors 114028 - Para la novia 114032 - Acuarelas Maravillosas


Order these today!!!

December 13, 2009

HandStamped Holiday Cards

I will be posting all Hand Stamped Holiday Cards I receive this year
above are from Laurie Jones and Petti Abrams

December 11, 2009

12 days of Christmas Specials !!




These might be the most exciting 12 days of December with select Big Shot dies and vinyl sheets for the Big Shot on sale! The 12 Days of Holiday Sales begin today and runs through December 22.

Some of the items introduced in this sale are new colors of Décor Elements vinyl sheets. There are 18 new colors to choose from, and they make great projects when you use them with Big Shot dies. Consider pairing the Clear Décor Elements vinyl sheets with the Tulipe Bigz die to create an etched-like design on a vase. Or use the Decorative Accent Bigz dies with the Old Olive Décor Element vinyl sheets to enhance a frame. The combination of Big Shot dies and Décor Elements vinyl sheets is sure to take your creativity to a new level!

Tell your husband!!! Shop now --- sale is only until Dec. 22nd!

Click here to view the Big Shot Specials list!


November 30, 2009

The Holiday Season Has Begun!

I hope everyone enjoyed their Thanksgiving and spent time with loved ones.
I know it gets hectic this time of year but I must confess I actually love it!

I will be posting some new ideas later this week, but I wanted to remind every one that this time of year can also be hard on others ( ones we may not even be aware of)

This year our family has adopted a family to bring some cheer to their holiday season. We decided if we bought one less present for each other we could make several children's christmas dreams come true
After losing my job in June I realized how quickly things could change and while I was one of the lucky ones and found another job , there are many who have not. So while you may not be able to adopt a family for the holidays think of other things that you could do to brighten some else's holiday season....
Send cards to troops over seas ( use some of the retired swaps and make them into cards and send them to the troops) I have alreadly started mine so I could get them in the mail this week .
Drop off a new toy for Toys for Tots, Volunteer at a soup kitchen, Visit a Children's Hospital
These are just a few things that will not only brighten someones Holiday season but
its amazing how great you feel doing it!!
Go Ahead try it and see for your self
I wish you all a joyous
Holiday season!

Check back in a few days for any SU specials and ideas !!








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