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The 2017 Occasions and Sale-a-Bration Catalogues are here!!!

The Occasions and Sale-a-Bration catalogues are finally here!  What better way to start the new year?

The 2017 Occasions catalogue is full of amazing new Stampin’ Up! products, as well as inspiration!  The Sale-a-Bration catalogue shows all the fun stamp sets, paper and accessories you can get for free with any Stampin’ Up! product purchase of $60CDN!

Click below to download the PDFs, or send me an email if you would like your own paper copy!

Paper Pumpkin One Day Deal!


If you’ve ever thought of trying Paper Pumpkin, now is the perfect time to do it! Sign up for Paper Pumpkin now and get your first kit for only $7 CAD!

This amazing offer starts Thursday, June 9 at 5:00 PM (MT) and ends Friday, June 10 at 11:50 PM (MT).  It’s a one day deal…technically it’s just shy of 31 hours—a little more than one day, but it will go by in a blink!


  • The price of the kit $7 CAD), shipping included!
  • Use promo code “ONEDAYDEAL”.
  • This offer is open to first-time subscribers only. Discount applies to one kit for June 2016. After the first month, the price for the subscription will return to $26.95 CAD.
  • Offer starts on Thursday, June 9 at 5:00 PM (MT) and ends Friday, June 10 at 11:50 PM (MT).
  • Available for month-to-month subscriptions, not prepaid subscriptions.
  • For more information, read the FAQs.

Visit the Stampin’ Up! Pinterest boards to see past kits and tons of inspiration!

The Spotlight Technique using Rose Wonder

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As soon as I saw the Rose Wonder stamp set and matching Rose Garden Thinlits in the Occasions Catalogue, I knew I had to have them!  And I have had so much fun using them for all kinds of different techniques.

I thought I would try using the large rose stamp from Rose Wonder to make a card using the Spotlight Technique.  In this technique, only part of the image is coloured, making it the spotlight of the card.  It’s the first time I’ve used this technique, and I think it turned out really pretty!  I will definitely be trying this technique with other stamp sets!

I used Shimmery White cardstock to stamp the image on, and coloured the focal image using Old Olive, Blushing Bride and Calypso Coral ink pads and reinkers with my Aquapainter.  The coloured image is matted on Basic Black, and the card base is Calypso Coral.  The sentiment is from Endless Thanks.

Let me know what you think!




The 2015-16 Retiring List is here!



It’s that time of year again…Stampin’ Up! has released the list of items that will be retiring from the catalogue. And this list is huge!  (See the PDF here.)

Not only are the 2014-16 In Colours leaving (I will miss you, Blackberry Bliss and Lost Lagoon!), but there are so many stamp sets, punches, dies, framelits, thinlits and accessories that will not be in the new catalogue coming in June!

All items on the retiring list are while supplies last, so don’t wait to put your order in!

Retiring Items


The Retiring Lists Are Here!!!

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Hundreds of stamps and accessories from the 2012-2013 catalogues are retiring, and this is your chance to get them before they’re gone! Many products are only available while supplies last, so be sure to get your orders in early! Some of the retiring products are up to 60% off!

You will be able to get the stamp sets till this catalogue ends BUT the accessories will only be available while supplies last.


Retired Wood-mount Stamps
Wood-mount Stamps
Retired Clear-mount Stamps
Clear-mount Stamps
Retiring Wheel Stamps
Wheel Stamps
Retired Accessories
25% Off Retired Products
25% Off
40% Off Retired Products
40% Off
60% Off Digital Content


Stampin’ Up! Colour Re-Fresh


Well, Stampin’ Up! is at it again!  They’ve just announced another colour re-fresh.   Some colours are retiring, some retired colours are coming back, and some In Colours are staying!  Check out the list below for details!



I’m super excited to announce an AMAZING SALE coming up this weekend!

Free shipping starts Saturday, April 6, 2013; 12:00 AM (MT) AND ends Monday, April 8, 2013; 6:50 PM (MT)

There is no minimum order!  Take advantage of this amazing offer!

Introducing This and That


Your life is: Awesome. Quirky. Exciting. Perfectly messy. And happening really fast.So I’m happy to introduce Stampin’ Up’s newest product line that lets you capture it all on-the-go.

This and That will debut in the 2013-2014 annual catalogue, but we’ve been given a chance to get it now.  See the flyer for details.







131268 Epic Day This and That Journal $13.95
130814 Epic Day This and That Designer Series Paper $13.50
130133 Remember This and That Rotary Stamp $7.95
131271 Epic Day This and That Designer Stickers $5.95
131269 Epic Day This and That Designer Washi Tape $6.50
133350 Epic Day This and That Bundle
Includes the five This and That products listed above. Only available in a bundle until April 30.
15% Off Retail Value!

Click here to order your THIS AND THAT BUNDLE now!


The Online Extravaganza starts Monday!!!!

The Online Extravaganza promotion is Stampin’ Up!’s biggest online sale of the year, with savings up to 50% on some of your favorite products PLUS 24-hour doorbuster sale items on Monday and Wednesday!

It starts on November 19th, and runs till November 28th.  Be sure to check out the sale details!

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s a new app from Stampin’ Up!

Stampin’ Up! has created a card-making application, and it has a great name for: Simply Sent! This iPhone app allows customers to create an e-card—from a template or completely on their own—and send it via e-mail or post it on Facebook. And it’s free!

Here’s something you should know about this app: it’s not My Digital Studio on a mobile device, not even close. This scaled-back version will only give customers a taste of what they can create when they buy MDS. We want to get our name and our art out there so more people than ever before will know about Stampin’ Up! We hope you’ll get excited about it as well and that you’ll do the following:

Download it from iTunes or the App Store, share it with all your friends, and post a review! The more positive reviews it gets, the more prominent place it takes in the iTunes store.

Try it out!

P.S.  Don’t worry…they are working on an Android app as we speak!!!