In Birthday/ Cards/ Catalogs/ Deals & Discounts/ Sale-a-Bration/ Stamp Sets

Happy Birthday You Old Goat

January 25, 2021 By

Birthdays are the best.  It’s really good to just have one because it means you’re still breathing.  And it’s just fun to have one and be receiving cards and greetings and, when possible, a few extra hugs or at least elbow bumps. A fellow stamper and friend from Victoria BC, MiRan, sent me this year’s first birthday card using the perfectly reverently non-reverent Way to Goat stamp set.  …

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In 3-D Projects/ Cards/ Celebrations/ Valentine's Day

Have a Hoot Valentine Card

January 19, 2021 By

It’s never too early to get started on Valentines for the special people in your life, especially when you’re visiting from out of town, your hubby loves owls and your favorite stamping ‘guru’ is waiting for playtime.  That’s the story of Claudia, visiting her BFF who lives across the park from me.  Claudia was a brand new stamper last time she visited and now she’s anxious to get her…

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Quite Curvy Birdie
In Big Shot/ Cards/ Catalogs/ Mother's Day/ Spring/ Stamp Sets/ Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine/ Tips

Clean and Fresh “Hello” Card

January 17, 2021 By

Today’s clean and fresh ‘hello’ card was a challenge to myself to create a fairly simple card.  I’m quite happy with it.  I used the lovely Quite Curvy Bundle from the newly released 2021 January-June Mini Catalog.   The only thing I would change would be to texturize the Basic White layer.  I’d use the Tasteful Textile 3D Embossing Folder.  Otherwise I’m quite pleased with the outcome. Product List…

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Hey, Chick stamp set
In Announcements/ Birthday/ Cards/ Catalogs/ Stamp Sets/ Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine

Full Disclosure….Fun Stamper Here!

January 10, 2021 By

Today I’m going to share with you just how much I enjoy sending whimsical, fun, goofy cards to friends and folks in general.  The Hey, Chick stamp set was introduced during Sale-a-Bration 2017.  I loved it for its “style”.  Just fun and a tad sassy.   Well….check out page 52 of the January-June 2021 Mini Catalog (henceforth known as the JJ’21 Mini).  When I saw this stamp set my…

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Close-up of A Grand Kid card
In Cards/ Encouragement / Congrats/ Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine/ Tools

A Grand Kid Grand Card

January 6, 2021 By

I was inspired to stretch my skills and finally make a card from the A Grand Kid stamp set yesterday.  It’s kind of a tough task for a teenage boy.     My card is definitely ‘guy style’:     Product List A Grand Kid Cling Stamp Set (English) [152500] $21.00 Basic White 8 1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock [159276] $9.75 Bumblebee 8-1/2X11 Cardstock [153077] $8.75 Bumblebee 1/4″ (6.4 Mm) 2020–2022…

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Basic White Products Introduction
In Catalogs/ Sale-a-Bration/ Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine

Bye Bye Whisper White. Hello Basic White

January 5, 2021 By

    Stampin’ Up! has launched a new line of Basic White card stock and envelopes to replace Whisper White.   Why?  Unfortunately the company that has made our Whisper White card stock products for years succumbed to to difficulties presented by Covid-19.  What another harsh reality. Available NOW: 159276 | Basic White 8-1/2″ x 11″ Card Stock | $9.75 159229 | Basic White 8-1/2″ x 11″ Thick Card…

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Sale-a-Bration 2021
In Announcements/ Sale-a-Bration/ Stampin' Up! Events

It’s Sale-a-Bration Time Once Again

January 5, 2021 By

This is that fun time of the year where you/me as a customer can earn FREE Stampin’ Up! products that are only available for a short period of time.  This year that period of time is TWO months rather than the three month period you might be used to.  January 5th – February 28th is this year’s Sale-a-Bration (SAB) period.  There will be another SAB offering in July/August but…

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In Announcements/ Blythe's Stamping Business/ Deals & Discounts/ Stampin' Up! Events

Giant Year-End Retiring Product Closeout Ends January 4th

January 3, 2021 By

This is just a little heads up to remind you to check the remaining selection of retiring items and make sure you place your orders by January 4, 2021.  You can do so yourself online in my Stampin’ Up! Store or you can send me an email or call me and I’ll place your order for you.  (Click on the CONTACT TAB above right.)  Please join onto the workshop…

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Curvy Christmas + Curvy Dies
In Cards/ Christmas/ Designer Series Papers/ Stamp Sets/ Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine

Another Curvy Christmas Card

January 2, 2021 By

I received another lovely Curvy Christmas card the other day and had to share it.  Clean.  Simple.  Elegant.   My sister Janet used the Curvy Christmas stamp set that will only be available for a few more days.  Until January 4th to be exact.  The Curvy Dies will be available as a single item on January 5th. The plaid Designer Series Paper is left over from last year’s holiday mini…

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Curvy Christmas Card
In Cards/ Christmas/ Designer Series Papers/ Stamp Sets

January 4th…..Last Chance to Order the Quite Curvy Variety Bundle

December 29, 2020 By

There are only a few days left to take advantage of purchasing the Quite Curvy Variety Bundle.  It sports curvy-shaped dies, seasonal stamps, and festive patterned paper and has everything you need to create unique crafts for a variety of special occasions. The best part? Buy it all and receive a 10% discount!  Don’t miss out—by January 4, 2021, the Curvy Celebrations stamp set will be gone for good.  And…

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2021 New Year's card
In Big Shot/ Cards/ Celebrations/ Designer Series Papers/ Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine/ Tips

Darling Donkeys Greet the New Year

December 21, 2020 By

Today’s offering is a sneak peek of one of 2021’s Sale-a-Bration offerings, Darling Donkeys.  I just love the way this cavorting donkey is kicking the “0” out of 2020 and welcoming the “1” for new year.  2021.  Yes, bye bye 2020.   I couldn’t resist this playful Darling Donkey‘s antics when it came time to create a “good riddance to 2020” Happy New Year  card.  2020 was definitely the…

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In Announcements

We’ve Lost a Favorite Product Due to the Pandemic

December 20, 2020 By

Sadly, due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, Stampin’ Up!’s Whisper White card stock supplier has gone out of business.  As soon as current supplies of Whisper White products are exhausted, a new product, Basic White, will be replacing it.  At this point/moment, you may order 2 each of the following products.  Availability is likely to change without notice. GONE:  Whisper White 12″ x 12″ (30.5 x 30.5 cm) Cardstock (124302)…

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Sparkles on a cold winter's day
In Cards/ Christmas/ Simple Stamping/ Winter

Life is Beautiful

December 20, 2020 By

  The Life is Beautiful stamp set was featured at our Community Center Stamping with Blythe time this past Thursday.   These cards are examples of simple stamping at its best.   They are intended for post-holiday card sending. Can you just feel the chill of winter.  ….Winter in the northern hemisphere where snow and chilly air is more likely! Whisper White Thick card base (8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″, scored at…

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In Cards/ Paper Pumpkin/ Stamp Sets

Give a (Socially Distanced) Bear Hug

December 8, 2020 By

December’s Paper Pumpkin kit offers a warm way to send a socially-distanced bear hug to your friends and family, near or far.  Getting a piece of personal mail, and especially a bear hug in the mail will definitely bring a smile to the person on the receiving end.  And it should make you, as the sender, pretty happy too, knowing you’re going to be bringing that smile. As we all…

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Giant Year-end closeout
In Announcements/ Catalogs/ Christmas/ Deals & Discounts/ Fall

Get ’em While You Can

December 6, 2020 By

Oh my gosh.  It’s already time on the Stampin’ Up! clock to move out of one catalog — the Holiday Mini — and get ready for the next — the January – June 2021 Spring Mini. Beginning Tuesday, December 8th most of the items in the Holiday Mini Catalog will be ‘on the block’ so to speak.     If there’s an item you’ve wanted from the Holiday Mini,…

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