Showing posts with label Stampin' Up! Sneak Peek. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Stampin' Up! Sneak Peek. Show all posts

Friday, December 07, 2018

Sneak Peek of Stampin' Up! Lasting Lily Sale-A-Bration set

  • A Sneak Peek at the Lasting Lily Sale-A-Bration set
  • Stay home and shop Stampin' Up! Year-End Closeouts on-line
  • Purchase Winter Woods as a bundle before Year-End

Stampin' Up! Lasting Lily Stamp Set

I'm showing another sneak peek today of another free Stampin' Up! Sale-A-Bration selection; the Lasting Lily stamp set.  This is one of the two selections that is free with a $100 order beginning January 3 as part of Sale-A-Bration; and well-worth it!  The lovely stamp set includes this beautiful lily and 10 different sentiments.  I've used two of them on the two versions of the cards I created today.  You'll want to save some of your holiday gift money for January 3, when the new Occasions catalog is released and you'll be able to select free Sale-A-Bration gifts -- like the Lasting Lily stamp set -- with your $50 or $100 order.  

The Stampin' Up! Lasting Lily stamp set is a Distinktive-style stamp set.  That means it uses the special technology patented by Stampin' Up! to make the stamp look like it has been stamped two or three times to crate realistic shading.  

I used my Stamparatus and stamped both Grapefruit Grove lilies at the same time.  Then I use the stems on clear blocks to stamp the stems and the sentiments.  

The ink and papers used were Grapefruit Grove, Whisper White and the polka dots are one of the 6" X 6" In Color 6 X 6" prints from the Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog.  The stems and sentiment were stamped in Pear Pizzazz.

The accents in the right hand card are the Grapefruit Faceted Dots form the Accessories section of the  Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog.  I can't wait to try this beautiful stamp set in more colors.  It is so lovely in real life. 


  • Stamps: Lasting Lily available Jan 3
  • Paper:  Grapefruit Grove, Whisper White, In Color 6 X 6" Designer Series Paper
  • Ink:  Grapefruit Grove, Pear Pizzazz
  • Accessories:   Faceted Dots 

Year-End Closeouts continue through January 2 2019

We all love year-end bargains.  Stretch your holiday budget by purchasing discounted merchandise now, while supplies last.   A few surplus items from the annual catalog are also included in this sale.  Don't wait, as some items have already sold out.  

This is also a great time to pick up your retiring favorites from the Holiday catalog that will go away January 2.

If you're like me, you want a complete list of the retiring Holiday catalog items so you can mark up your Stampin' Up! Holiday catalog for easier reference.  Here's a pdf of the Full Year-End Closeout list, including which items are discounted.

 Download a .pdf of the full Year-End Closeout List
Download a pdf of the Full Year-End Closeout List

Winter Woods bundle will carry over

I love that some of my favorite Holiday Stamp Sets will carry over beyond the Holiday catalog period.  Winter Woods is one of my favorite new stamp sets from the Holiday catalog, and it ties back and works well with the Lovely as a Tree Stamp set and the Rooted in Nature Bundle from the annual Stampin' Up! catalog.

The advantage of purchasing the Winter Woods Bundle now as part of the Year End-Close out is that you can still purchase the stamp set and coordinating dies at a 10% savings when the stamp set and dies are purchased as a bundle.  However, although you'll be able to purchase Winter Woods after the Year-End Closeout, beginning January 3, you won't be able to purchase the set at the 10% bundle savings.  Take a closer look at this fun bundle in the attached video.  Winter Woods - (wood-mount, 149991; clear-mount - 149992).  I recommend the clear mount, as it works with the Stamparatus, if you choose to use it.  Wood-mount stamps don't work with your Stamparatus. 

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      Tuesday, August 28, 2018

      Stampin' Up! Under the Mistletoe Suite available now from the Annual Catalog

      • Stampin' Up! Country Home sentiment
      • Stampin' Up! Under the Mistletoe Designer Series Paper
      • Final days to earn Bonus Coupons on your purchases

      Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog Sneak Peek

      Here's another cute fall-themed card and a sneak peek at more of the new products that will be available September 5 from the Stampin' Up Holiday catalog.  The images are actually cut from one of the prints from the Toil & Trouble Designer Series Paper.  I used Blends to add more shading to the pumpkins to give them more realistic coloring, but these pumpkins are cute just as they are.  The checked paper is a Christmas Paper from the Stampin' Up! annual catalog, which means you can order it this month and earn Bonus Coupons AND start creating holiday cards before the release of the Holiday catalog. Its from the Under the Mistletoe Suite, which includes coordinating papers, stamp sets, red rhinestones, ribbons, and embossing folders.  

      The Old Olive on the bottom of the card is dry embossed with the Subtle Embossing Folder.  It is difficult to photograph, but in real life it looks very classy.  The ribbon is 1/2" Black Satin Ribbon from the Annual Stampin' Up! Catalog.  And the sentiment is from a Fall stamp set, called Country Home, a wonderful new set from the Holiday Catalog.  You're going to love the images in this new set, which I'll show you in future stay tuned!  This is an easy, fast card that you'll love making and sending to friends and family, now that the kids are back in school and you're thinking about the holidays quickly approaching as we move into Fall.        



      Here's what you need to make a pile of these fast cards.   

      Directions for today's card:

      • Basic Black basecard  
      • Next layer is one of the prints from Under the Mistletoe Designer Series Paper on the top portion
      • The bottom layer is Old Olive dry embossed with the Subtle Embossing Folder.
      • A 1/2" Black Satin Ribbon with a tied bow attached with glue dots
      • Then the image layers include a black scalloped layer and a Whisper White layer created with the Layering Squares Framelits.
      • The pumpkins were selected from several different pumpkin images on one of the prints from the Toil & Trouble Designer Series Papers (DSP), a Halloween paper set from the upcoming Holiday catalog.  I fussy cut them from the DSP and glued them to the image layers. 

      • The sentiment is from the Country Home stamp set from the Holiday Catalog.  It is stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black ink on Whisper White.  Notch the end to create a tail. 
      • Here are some additional projects created with the Under the Mistletoe Designer Series Paper and its coordinating suite of products, available in the annual catalog, pp 94-95.  Purchase before August 31 and your purchase qualifies for Bonus Coupons.  (Read more about Bonus Coupons below.)


      Stamp: Country Home
      Ink:  Memento Tuxedo Black 
      Paper:  Basic Black, Under the Mistletoe Designer Series Paper, Old Olive, Toil & Trouble Designer Series Paper
      Accessories:  Subtle Embossing Folder, 1/2" Black Satin Ribbon, Layering Squares Framelits, Big Shot, Big Shot Platform, Standard Cutting Pads, Paper Snips, Bone Folder, Stampin' Trimmer, Multipurpose Glue, Take Your Pick Tool  

      To order current items, go directly to my Stampin' Up! store.  Stampin' Up! Sneak Peek Holiday catalog items will be available September 5.

      Price: $110.00
      Price: $10.00
      Price: $7.00

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      I would love to be your Demonstrator if you don't have one!  Need a Holiday catalog?  Contact me and I'll put one in the mail to you if you live in the US.

      Final Days to Earn Bonus Days Coupons 

      Your August 2018 purchases qualify for Bonus Day coupons, but you only have until August 31 to earn these valuable coupons.  You get a coupon for $5 for every $50 you spend, Aug 1-31, 2018.  Then redeem your coupons in September when the Holiday Catalog is released, September 5.  You can combine your order for your new-style ink pads and your Halloween Paper Pumpkin Kit (item 137858) along with other Stampin' Up! items to reach $50 and receive a $5 coupon.  Be sure to keep the email you receive from Stampin' Up! with your Bonus Days coupon numbers safe.  They will not be reissued.  



      Final week to order Watercolor Pencils Assortment #2

      Stampin' Up!'s first set of popular Watercolor pencils sold out last year in record time and we were so happy when they were back in stock and we received our orders. Now Stampin' Up! has introduced a second assortment of colors, but they are only being offered for a limited time.  From August 1 to August 31.  

      August 1 Stampin' Up! introduced more Watercolor Pencil colors as part of the Blended Season Special.  You can purchase the new Watercolor Pencils Assortment 2 separate from the Blended Season Special.  However, this second assortment of Watercolor Pencils is only available to order until August 31.  Order these now using item #149014.  You'll receive 10 pencils in Stampin' Up! colors:  Balmy Blue, Cajun Craze, Cherry Cobbler, Coastal Cabana, Crushed Curry, Flirty Flamingo, Garden Green, Gorgeous Grape, Granny Apple Green, Night of Navy.  There are several beautiful new fall stamp sets coming September 5 with the Holiday Catalog that are perfect for these new watercolor colors.  Don't miss these!

      Watercolor Pencils Assortment 2 - 149014

      If you also need to order the first Watercolor Pencil Assortment, use item number 141709.  The first assortment included 13 pencils in Stampin' Up! colors:  Basic Black, Basic Gray, Bermuda Bay, Calypso Coral, Daffodil Delight, Early Espresso, Melon Mambo, Old Olive, Pacific Point, Pumpkin Pie, Real Red, Rich Razzleberry, Whisper White.  

      You'll love having the additional option of using Watercolor Pencils to add color to your stamp images.  Be sure to add a set of Aqua Painters or Blender Pens to your Watercolor Pencil Assortment order to get the most out of your Watercolor Pencils investment.

      Take a look at this video showing different techniques for using Watercolor Pencils and stamped images. If the video doesn't show up in your email client, view it here. Every Watercolor project is a unique work of art, as every watercolor project is different.  You'll enjoy seeing what you create with Stampin' Up! Watercolor Pencils.

      Visit my Stamped Sophisticates Blog for more ideas and Holiday Catalog Sneak Peeks.

      To Order:   

      1.  Orders over $150 (not including tax and shipping), qualify for shopping rewards. You select free merchandise from the current catalogs to add to your order.  You can also purchase hostess sets with a $150 order.

      2.  If the purchases on your Wish List are over $100, the $99 Starter Kit is one way to save on your purchase today.  And save even more on future orders.  You can order $125 worth of product for your $99 starter kit.  After your initial $99 order for merchandise you select from anything in the current catalogs, place an order for the remainder of your Wish List as a demonstrator, and start saving 20% on your purchases.  Need help building your shopping list? Contact me, and we'll work through your starter kit order together. 

      3.  Place an on-line order through my Stampin' Up! store - 24/7 Shopping.  I would love to be your Stampin' Up! demonstrator if you don't already have one.  Let me know if you need an Annual Catalog or the upcoming Holiday Catalog. 

      4.  Clearance Rack items - while quantities last.

      5.  Order current or previous Paper Pumpkin monthly craft kits.  If you've never tried Paper Pumpkin, give the September kit a try.  It's a special Halloween treats kit.  Order by September 10.


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