Everything is Rosy

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You’ve heard the saying … “April Showers Bring May Flowers”.  Well, it’s May and we have a beautiful product medley just for you and it’s full of beautiful flowers.  This exclusive, limited-time collection of coordinating, petal-packed products has everything you need to let your creativity bloom.  But you have to act fast – it’s only available the month of May.

What exactly is a Product Medley?

Product medleys are new to Stampin’ Up! In addition to being filled to the brim with cute, coordinating products, they are designed to provide you with endless creative possibilities.

The Everything Is Rosy Product Medley includes these exclusive products (only available in this kit):

  • EIR Stamp Set (US)Everything Is Rosy Photopolymer Stamp Set—18 stamps; suggested blocks: a, b, c,
  • Everything Is Rosy Dies—10 dies; largest die 2-7/8″ x 1″ (7.3 x 2.5 cm)
  • 6″ x 6″ (15.2 x 15.2 CM) Designer Series Paper Stack—48 sheets; 8 each of 6 double-sided designs
  • 6″ x 6″ (15.2 x 15.2 CM) rose gold foil paper—8 sheets
  • Printed die cuts—2 sheets
  • Rose gold die cuts—4 sheets; 2 each of 2 designs
  • Rose gold adhesive backed mirror embellishments—60 embellishments; 1/4″ (6.4 mm)
  • Melon Mambo 1/4″ (6.4 mm) Ruched Ribbon—10 yards (9.1 m)
  • Night of Navy/Rose Gold 3/8″ (1 cm) Metallic –Edge Ribbon—10 yards (9.1 m)
  • Rose Gold Shimmer Paint—1/2 oz. (15 ml)

Sales Period:  May 1-31, 2019

  • The Everything Is Rosy Product Medley will be available for purchase until May 31, 2019—or while supplies last.
  • The Everything Is Rosy Product Medley, product number 150059, is available for the low price of $80.
  • All order types qualify for this promotion (e.g., customer, workshop, and online).
  • No order limits apply to the Everything Is Rosy Product Medley during the customer sales period.
  • The Everything Is Rosy Product Medley is eligible for Stampin’ Rewards with qualifying orders.
  • The Everything Is Rosy Product Medley may be added to a Starter Kit.
  • Sales Period Ends:  while supplies last or May 31, 2019; 11:50 PM (MT), whichever comes first.
  • These items will not be in the upcoming Annual Catalog or any future publication, you can only get them by ordering the Product Medley during the month of May.

First, let’s watch a video – this is a video with the specific products included in Everything Is Rosy Product Medley …

Here are some fabulous projects made with the Everything Is Rosy Product Medley…

EIR Time To Celebrate EIR Thank You Box EIR Celebrate Lovely You Scrapbook Page EIR Congratulations EIR Thank You Gift Bag EIR Dear Friend Card and Envelope EIR Time To Celebrate Card (Blue) EIR Birthday Card EIR Birthday Card (Lovely Lipstick/Night of Navy) EIR Birthday Card (Night of Navy)

REMEMBER:  The Everything Is Rosy Product Medley will ONLY be available until May 31, 2019.  Click “Shop Now” to get yours.

Have a wonderful time crafting with Everything Is Rosy.  Mine will be arriving this week so … I’ll be sure to post what I come up with.

Rubber Hugs!


2019 Stampin’ Up! Retiring Lists, Clarification and TIPS

Hi, Everybody!

I wanted you to have the most current updates from Stampin’ Up! regarding our 2019 Retiring Product.  You will find a link to a PDF File and an Excel Spreadsheet for both the Annual Catalog and the Occasions Catalog.
One of the first things you will notice is there are a LOT of stamp sets listed on the lists for the Annual Catalog.  Please NOTE:  Stampin’ Up! is transitioning all of their red rubber stamps to the CLING MOUNT format.  Those stamp sets will have a new product code and will be available on June 4, 2019.  I highly recommend the CLING MOUNT stamp sets expecially in areas of the country where “humidity” is an issue.  I live in Rincon, Georgia, and many times I have to use adhesive on the block to make sure the stamp will stick.  Cling Mount stamps are an answer that concern.

The stamp sets that will carry over to the NEW 2019-2020 Annual Catalog are:
  • Accented Blooms
  • Animal Outing
  • Artisan Textures
  • Barn Door
  • Beautiful Day 
  • Beautiful You
  • Bee Thankful
  • Birthday Backgrounds
  • Bokeh Dots
  • Botanical Bliss
  • Country Road
  • Crafting Forever
  • Dandelion Wishes
  • Dashing Deer
  • First Frost
  • Flourishing Phrases
  • Gallery Grunge
  • Healing Hugs
  • Heartland
  • Hold on to Hope
  • Itty Bitty Greetings
  • Kindness & Compassion
  • Label Me Pretty
  • Lilypad Lake
  • Little Elephant
  • Little Twinkle
  • Love You to Pieces
  • Magical Mermaid
  • Painted Glass
  • Peaceful Place
  • Perennial Birthday
  • Pop of Petals
  • Rooted In Nature
  • Sea of Textures
  • Sorry for Everything
  • Special Celebrations
  • Stitched All Around
  • This Little Piggy
  • Tropical Chic
  • Winter Woods

NOTE:  The stamp sets NOT on this list WILL be retiring.  If there is a set that you’re interested in that’s not on this list, please don’t wait. They will not be available from Stampin’ Up! after June 3, 2019.

Other items you will notice on the LAST CHANCE LIST, include the Big Shot Die Cutting Machine and the Stampin’ Trimmer.  These items will be replaced with another product to be announced at a later date.  The framelits/thinlits and embossing folders will still be available but will have a new and improvement format.  All current framelits/thinlits will work in any embossing machine. Check out the link below for more information on these changes.

Die Cutting & Embossing Changes Q&A

To check out the products, click … Shop Online!

Thanks and Happy Shopping!!



ALL POINTS BULLETIN: New Colors for Stampin’ Up!

This is going to be LONG but … I’m so excited!! Stampin’ Up! is finally updating some of their core colors and adding 5 new In Colors. This all started on June 1, 2018. In addition to the new colors, they have also updated the design of the Classic Stamp Pad. I want you to have all the information that I do so … here goes.

2018 Color Revamp (Banner)


There are still 4 color collections, each with ten colors. There is also a new color group called “Basics.”

In order to keep our color collections to exclusive Stampin’ Up! colors, we moved Basic Black, Very Vanilla, and Whisper White out of the Neutrals collection. We’ve also moved a few colors into the Neutrals collection, making it more exciting and colorful!

Some additional colors have changed collections as well—you’ll notice this as you look through the new collections below. You can refer to the old and new color charts in the 2018-2019 catalog. These changes were based on needing to maintain color balance in our updated collections. For example, Poppy Parade is now the brightest red so it is part of the Brights collection.

2018-2019 Color Revamp (Summary)


As you may have noticed, Stampin’ Up! redesigned the ink pad cases and improved the ink formula as well!!

New Ink Pad DesignWhy did they change the case?

The case’s manufacturing mold was about to expire. Stampin’ Up! can only use a mold a limited number of times before they need to replace it, so they had to make a decision … did they want to order more of the same molds or did they want to improve the design. They chose to improve it! SMART!

Stampin’ Up! also wanted to align the updated case with the color revamp and improvements to the ink. In addition, they chose to time the changes with Stampin’ Up!’s rebranding and packaging updates. This way, when you invest in the new colors, you are also getting the new and improved ink pads at the same time! They truly had us, as their customers, in mind when making these changes.

What’s better about the case?
  • Less confusing to open
  • Tighter fit between the lid and the base
  • Stackable
  • Improved labels and stickers
Is the ink different?

YES!! A defoamer has been added to the ink ingredients – they noticed the old ink would sometimes bubble (especially on new ink pads and lighter colors). When this happened the ink wasn’t as smooth. The defoamer will …

  • Reduce ink bubbles
  • Gives you a smoother coating of ink on the stamp
  • Helps the stamped image have a smoother, solid look

And finally … Another change is they will no longer make the Archival ink a part of their offering. Therefore, Basic Gray will now be offered in classic ink. Your best options for black ink are the Jet Black StazOn Ink Pad and the Tuxedo Black Momento Ink Pad. (Note: The Basic Gray Archival Ink-Refill will ruin the new Basic Gray Classic Stampin’ Pad.)


New Core Colors


New Color Collections


In Colors

PRINT OR SAVE … Online Color Coach

The online color coach suggested great color combinations for all new and returning colors. There is also a blank color coach that will give to a template to create our own color combinations.

2018-2019 Color Coach
2018-2019 Color Coach (Blank)
2018-2019 In-Color Color Chart
2018-2019 In-Color Color Chart (Blank)

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Stampin’ Blends

Stampin’ Blends are BRAND NEW alcohol markers available only from Stampin’ Up!  Some features include …

  • Add just the right amount of color where you need it with the brush tip or fine-point.
  • Each color (except Ivory and Bronze) has a light and dark shade marker, available individually or in a combo pack.
  • Press fit seal prevents air from entering the barrel and causing evaporation.
  • The nestable lids are easy to keep track of and have a tight fit for long-lasting color.

Check out this video…


Until Next time …

World Card Making Day – OCTOBER 7, 2017


We didn’t come up with World Card Making Day, but we are thrilled that it’s a thing! It’s a day dedicated to doing what you love most—making handmade cards! It celebrates the creativity and personal connection handmade cards create between loved ones, and it’s a great time to offer your customers a chance to make their own cards to send to their family and friends.

This year the world celebrates the day on October 7, but one day wasn’t enough for us. For ten days (October 1–10), you and your customers get 15% off Notecards & Envelopes and select stamp sets. These items will help you and your customers celebrate the best hobby of all—cardmaking!

To check out the sale, click here.

Rubber Hugs!


I Hate It When That Happens!!

Hi, Stampers:


Have you ever had one of those moments … when right in the middle of stamping, the ink pad separates and you get ink all over your hand.  I hate it when that happens!!  It always happens at the most inopportune times.  Well … while surfing online, I found a video on a quick way to fix them that I'd like to share with you today.  But FIRST … might I suggest … wash your hands.  















Rubber Hugs!!

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