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Catalog Kick Off & Used Stamp $ale

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Catalog Kick Off & Used Stamp $ALE

June 1-2   8 am - Noon

26421 Lakeview Terrace

Godfrey, IL 62035

enter Lockhaven Golf Course (off Rt. 100/River Rd.) then first right

Pick up the gorgeous NEW 2018-19 Stampin' Up! Catalog filled with EXCITING new colors, trendy stamp designs and FUN tools!! Limit one per person. Check out BARGAINS on retired Stampin' Up! products: stamps, cardstocks, ink pads, markers, dies, embellishments, paper punches and more!! Orders welcomed. Join Stampin' Up! to get a discount on all the thrilling new products!! Bring your friends! Rain or Shine.

2018-19 Catalog Arrives

2018-19 Catalog Cover only

If you purchased $50 or more from me during the previous 12 months, WATCH your mailbox for this EXCITING new 2018-19 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog containing a beautiful NEW MIX of wonderful colors and trendy stamp designs!! Catalogs are arriving now!!

2018 all new colors

These are the FUN new colors in Stampin' Up!'s Color Revamp!! There's TONS to LOVE in this catalog!!! Here's how you can get MORE for your crafting dollar -


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Join my Team!!

Be a "business builder" or a "discount purchaser" - I welcome ALL! Take a no obligation TEST DRIVE by selecting $125 in product of your choice for only $99 with FREE shipping! It's a great way to collect all the NEW COLORS and coordinating products and your favorite Stamp Sets and Tools at a DISCOUNT!! I will mentor you with my 21 years of Stampin' Up! experience!

Ask questions: [email protected]

Read details & Join HERE

USA residents only 







Rooted in Nature Bundle


Sneak Peek into next week's NEW 2018-19 Annual Catalog!! I cannot get enough of this gnarled pine tree! This is the AWESOME new Rooted in Nature BUNDLE of 16 images and 12 dies #148352 in wood, or #148353 in clear mount. 


I used the "Masking Tape Technique:" press a low adhesive tape (like painter's tape) onto your ink pad to pick up color, then press the tape onto your cardstock to transfer the color. SO EASY!


The coordinating Nature's Poem Designer Series Paper #146338 makes perfect wrapping paper for smaller gifts! Click this picture to get a larger view of this lovely detailed leaf print. This bundle will be a top-seller! It is available beginning June 1, 2018. A WINNER, for sure.


How to make Sunglasses


To create realistic sunglasses for a handmade card, I started with Pocketful of Sunshine Bundle #145345. Stamp the sunglass image two times: once on the color of cardstock for the eyeglass frame and once on Silver Foil Paper #132178. Die Cut the eyeglass frame. Hand cut the lens only from the Silver Foil Paper. Layer. EASY! It's so cute to have a fancy pocket to show off your Rhinestone embellished sunglasses!!


Pocketful of Sunshine BUNDLE $AVES you 10% when purchased by May 31th!!


Did you notice the "Pick A Pattern" Washi Tape #144166 made the pocket more FUN??


Love What You Do


NEW ink pad colors add so many more color combos for you!! This card features the products in the May Early Release Promo! The new Blueberry Bushel ink pad pairs nicely with the current Calypso Coral! These "dots" are part of the two-step images for flowers...but they stand alone very sweetly as classic polka dots!!


Check out the May Promo HERE

and view the Last Chance Discounts, too!

Paper Saving Tip


Copper Heat Embossing looks so natural with any rosy hued paper! This is the May Early Release Bundle, Love What You Do! I have a "paper saving tip" for YOU -

20180503_160729The Copper Foil #142020 layer of this card made TWO layers!! I used my Stampin' Up! Paper Trimmer #126889 to cut the smaller layer from the center of the larger layer. The Designer Paper totally covers the hole!


No one knows my secret except you! Don't tell! Try it!!


Lovely Floral Dynamic Textured Embossing Folder


Sometimes you want to create something soft and special. I really like the look of this simple sponging technique!


I used the DEBOSSED side of the Lovely Floral Dynamic Embossing Folder that is part of the May 2018 Early Release Promo. I prefer Sponge Daubers #133773, but you can also use Stampin' Sponges #141337. Pounce the dauber on a ink pad to collect ink. Then gently rub onto the image. It's very easy because it is "inexact." Rubbing lightly is best - you can always add more color if desired.


The sentiment is stamped in Soft Suede ink instead of a bold black ink. Try this simple coloring trick!

How to create glossy greetings


A GLOSSY greeting for someone special! Cut 2-3 sentiments using the Happy Birthday Thinlits #143700. Stack them exactly on top of each other with adhesive. Simply heat emboss the greeting two times, using Versamark ink pad and CLEAR embossing powder. A tweezers is very helpful. Attach to your card.


This angle really shows the SHINE!! The sentiment seems to jump off the paper!


Share What You Love Suite


This is a sweetly simple card! These charming little flowers are from the Early Release May 2018 Promo. The color is Calypso Coral.


Note the dry embossed image peeking out under the layer! It's the Lovely Floral Dynamic Textured Embossing Folder! Another new item in the May Promo!


YOU can purchase these BRAND NEW products NOW, plus the NEW 2018-20 In Color ink pads!!

For your bundle options and order numbers click below:

Download 2018 May Early Release PROMO