Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Sneak Peek of Stampin' Up! Sailing Home Stamp Set

  • Sailing Home Stamp Set from Stampin' Up!
  • Smooth Sailing Dies
  • Price Changes in the new catalog
  • Final Cards Class of the Catalog Year - Class May 26, 2019

Stampin' Up! Sailing Home Stamp Set

I've been working on swaps using the Sailing Home stamp sets from the upcoming Stampin' Up! catalog.  I loved working with this set during On Stage, and it was high on my demonstrator pre-order list when I ordered.   This stamp set can be purchased alone, or as a bundle with the Smooth Sailing Dies as the Sailing Home Bundle.  It is also part of the Come Sail Away Product Suite with coordinating Come Sail Away Designer Series Paper, High Seas 3-D Embossing Folder, Come Sail Away Memories & More Cards, Baker's Twine, and trinkets.       

This card uses many of the items in the Come Sail Away Suite. Items in this suite coordinates with Balmy Blue, Basic Black, Mossy Meadow, Night of Navy, Soft Suede, and whisper White.

The  basecard for this card is Night of Navy.  Then a layer of Sahara Sand dry embossed with the Pinewood Planks 3D Embossing Folder. This layer is sponged with Crumb Cake ink. Then a layer of Crumb Cake, which is a mat for the Come Sail Away Designer Series Paper.   The image layer is Sahara Sand matted with a layer of Night of Navy.  These two layers are die cut using the Stitched Nested Labels Dies.  

The old fashioned nautical navigation instrument on the right is stamped in Crumb Cake ink on a Crumb Cake circle.  The needle is actually 3D and there is a die stamp and die included in this bundle that creates this cute i3D item.  Its attached with a Metallic Brad that's been colored with a Dark Soft Suede Blends alcohol-based Marker. It moves! You're recipient receiving this card won't be able to resist playing with it.  And we're making this fun card in the May 26 card class mentioned below.  Join us!   

I stamped the sailboat image and one of the sentiments from the Sailing Home stamp set in Night of Navy ink.  I add a small tab of 5/8" Burlap Ribbon on the left side of the image, giving the card a more masculine flair.  The burlap ribbon and the Metallic Brads are carry-overs from the current catalog.  

Ordering from the new catalog begins on June 4.  Be sure to pick up any items on your Wish List retiring when the current catalogs -- both the annual catalog and the Occasions catalog -- expires on Jun 3.  


  • Stamps: Sailing Home
  • Ink:  Night of Navy, Crumb cake
  • Paper:  Whisper White, Night of Navy,Sahara Sand, Crumb Cake, Come Sail Away Designer Series Paper
  • Accessories:  5/8" Burlap Ribbon, Stitched Nested Labels Dies, Pinewood Planks 3D Embossing Folder, Smooth Sailing Dies Metallic Brads, Big Shot, Multipurpose Glue, Dimensional
Take a closer look at any of these items by clicking on the images below.  You'll be taken to my online store, where you can also, place an order.

Price Changes in the new catalog

As we draw to the close of the Stampin' Up! catalog year, I wanted to alert you, one last time, to price changes coming June 4 when the new catalog goes live.  There's still time for you to place an order at current prices.  If you're a customer of mine, you've likely received your new catalog and seen these new prices.  I've stocked up on several items I know I'll be using at prices in the current catalog.  If you need to place an order for your every-day supplies like cardstock--especially Whisper White--, embossing powder, stampin' mist, or other essentials that are increasing soon, you can place your order here.  Again, new prices will go into effect on the items listed in the document below, on June 4.

Click Image to download a copy of the Price Changes from BOX.

Final Card Class of the Catalog Year - May 26, 2019

Long weekend coming up?  Need some special time for yourself?  This class is your final opportunity to make cards using some of the retiring stamp sets, dies and papers from the current Stampin' Up! catalogs.  It's also an opportunity to make four of the note cards from the very special Paper Pumpkin Hugs from Shelli Kit for May.  Find out what Paper Pumpkin is all about while taking home four cute note cards to use to send someone you love a special greeting.   You're also making four full-size cards that will give you a final opportunity to love on the beautiful Petal Promenade papers and some special stamps and dies retiring with end of the current catalogs on June 3.  

Show loved ones how much you care by sending these thoughtful, beautiful handmade cards to celebrate special birthdays, let someone know your thinking of them, a thank you, or sending them a beautiful Spring greetings.

Join us May 26, 2019 for this card class in Houston, TX

Join us for a relaxing Sunday afternoon creating these 8 beautiful cards.  You'll have the opportunity to use a variety of Stampin' Up! products, including one of the sets from the upcoming June annual catalog release -- Sailing Home -- a perfect set for all those masculine birthdays, graduations and Father's Day card you need this time of year.    

For a closer look at each project we'll make, take a look at the Meetup Photo album for this class, and register for the class while visiting my Meetup registration site.  The Meetup photo album includes individual photos of each project we'll make.

Class size is limited, so register for this class now.  Your class fee of $28 for these projects will include precut materials, and embellishments. 

Already have a Hugs From Shelli Paper Pumpkin Kit?  Join us for coffee and assemble your kit with us, instead of taking the class.  We love extra company during our classes.  Come and put your kit together with us during class.  No charge!  Just be sure to register on my Meetup site and add a note that you're bringing your own kit to assemble.   You might even get a sneak peek at some of the new sets from the catalog launching June 4.

Can't make the class?  If you already have the stamps, just order the precut kit and stamp your kit contents on your own.  Notecards are stamped with the stamp set from the Hugs from Shelli May Paper Pumpkin Kit. Register and use your PayPal account to pay.  Or, if you prefer, message me through my Meetup site, and ask me to issue you a PayPal invoice for the class.
Want more motivation for creating cards?  Join my Meetup Site and you'll receive notification of my upcoming classes.


Donna Ross
Stampin' Up! Independent Demonstrator
Private Classes for 1 or a small group of friends:  http://cardmaking.meetup.com/71/
To place an order: Place an on-line order through my Stampin' Up! store - 24/7 Shopping 

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