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Ribbon Report - News from Sandy and Stampin' Up! November 2019

Ribbon News November 2019


With Halloween over it means we are in the holiday season planning stages. Our Thanksgiving plans are set and I will be designing some place setting ideas to use at a restaurant. Christmas plans are underway. Time to start designing those Christmas cards and gathering supplies. I am happy to help with design. I have a lot of samples or can help work out a design if you have a stamp set in mind. Feel free to call or email me. 

This month there is a lot of exciting news to share. Our trimmer is now available to purchase. We have a gorgeous Christmas suite of products available while supplies last. I know some of you will start listening to Christmas music already. And others of you are just waiting to deck out your tree. 

Host Code for November: HMF9HAXM Use the host code when placing online orders, and you may get a gift from me. Does not apply to Paper Pumpkin subscriptions, sorry. 

Birthday Month Specials!

November is my birthday month! As Sammy Hager says “I can’t drive 55.” Except now I can! Without revealing my true age (wink wink). 

I am offering a gift or two this month to celebrate my birthday. Afterall, I will only be able to drive 55 from now on. I am giving away 2 Christmas card kits – Stitched with Cheer card kit (contains 18 cards and envelopes and about 10 extra cards) and Watercolor Christmas Project Kit contains 20 cards and gold foil lined envelopes. Both come in a pretty storage box. 

During all of November 2019 for each $20 you purchase I will put your name in for a drawing held at the end of the month. Paper Pumpkin subscribers will get one chance automatically for subscribing in November. Place additional orders for additional chances to win. The more you spend the likelier you are to win. These are gorgeous kits. And it is Christmas cards already made and ready for your signature and a stamp. Who knows, maybe I will throw in some other goodies to give away (wink wink). So get your orders ready today. 

You need to do nothing to enter except place your orders. I will keep track of dollar amounts. And I will hold the drawing live on Facebook on December 2nd at 5 pm CST. Tune in to see who wins and what they win. Prizes will be mailed the day following the drawing. Winners will also be notified by email or text. 


Available for purchase today, November 1, 2019!

Stampin' Up! has been working for quite some time to create a new trimmer for us that cuts and scores up to 12x12 inch paper like a boss. 

Being a Demonstrator, I am able to order the trimmer early and test it out. It is now the only trimmer I am using. And I cut and score a lot of paper daily. My first blade still cuts like the first day. You are not likely to see as heavy a use as me. Though, I cannot say for sure. That being said, refill packs won't be available until January 2020. I honestly cannot see the average person needing to worry about refill before January. I have not loved a cutter as much since our guillotine cutter back from more than ten years ago. I do not use mine anymore. And I am shocked by that. I have always preferred a guillotine cutter. But this new trimmer cuts beautifully. And the fact that I can cut and score from the same unit saves me time and I find that I am scoring my stuff a lot more. 

The new trimmer (cuts and scores) will be $25 152392 item number

Refill blades package $12 (4 blades included) will be available in January 2020. 

Christmastime is Here Product Suite

November 1st ordering begins on the Christmastime is Here! product suite from Stampin' Up! This suite comes as a one code for all order number or order only the items you want. Products are available while supplies last! The stamp set is a two part, one part contains the beautiful flower rose outline in red rubber and the other set contains a full photopolymer set that is DistINKtive, photo real and colors in the parts of the flower, and several greetings. The dies cut out the large flower, several accent pieces, labels and more. The largest die also cuts out the flower from one style of sheet of paper in the DSP designer series paper. I think there are at least 4 of the flowers on each sheet and you get 4 sheets of 3 double sided styles of paper in the pack. One side of each of the DSP sheets has gold accents. The gold shimmer ribbon cuts like butter and ties beautifully.

If you order at least $75 in products from this suite, you will unlock   a class just for you using the products in the suite. It will be sent by email. Qualifying orders only during the special which runs all of November 2019. Ends November 30, 2019.

The order numbers are in the picture and listed below:

Entire Bundle $112.50 153947
Christmas Rose stamp set and dies bundle $61.00 153944
Christmas Rose stamp set $38.00 152431
Roses Dies $30.00 152144
Gold Shimmer ribbon $7.00 152156
Gold shimmer enamel dots (self-adhesive) $8.00 152155
Christmastime Specialty DSP Paper $14.50 152154
Gold Charm Bracelet $22.00 152159

Order any combination of items. Order can contain other items too. It just must contain at least $75.00 of products from this suite.  The class is exclusive to your order and will not be seen online. You do not want to miss these ideas for the suite. 

Place order here Link goes to the suite bundle. You can search for individual items from here. 

I hope you are able to take advantage of this free class, just for you and this suite. Email me if you have any questions. 

Everything is Rosy Product Medley

A product medley a group of products that includes a stamp set, dies, DSP designer series paper, ribbon, and other accessories. Products are a single item number to order and cannot be ordered individually. Colors in the medley include Night of Navy, Melon Mambo, Rose Gold, White.

The Everything Is Rosy Product Medley includes these exclusive products:

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)

150059 Everything is Rosy Product Medley $68.00 (on sale at 15% off while supplies last). 

Ribbon Retreat

Thank you to the lovely ladies that attended my first Ribbon Retreat! We had a good time ;-) 
We will meet the third Tuesday monthly (except December which will be an alternate date).

It’s expanding what was my Sandy’s Sandbox, which I tried for a while last year. 

$5 for any 2 cards. 
4 choices each time. 
2 sessions per month, on the same day. 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm.
First session will include 4 new cards. The following month 2 cards will carry forward. That way you get to make those or 2 new ones or a combination of any 2. That is up to you. That way if you didn’t get to make one or two of the cards you will get to the following month. It is like a mini buffet. Choose what you want the first trip and choose something else your second trip. You only get to make 2 cards, no adding on extra cards at that session. 
$5 per person for 2 cards.

I have the dates laid out on my calendar through April. May is always a no month. If there is enough interest I will add on dates for May. 

Novembers Ribbon Retreat
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 2-4 pm
Tuesday, November 19, 7-9 pm
Please feel free to bring friends. If you finish the cards early you are welcome to try out my stamps and dies and punches. Please bring a few sheets of your own cardstock or paper for that purpose. 

Be sure to put the event on your calendar right away. 
Please send your response to me.  or you can click on the event links above or the event image below. 

I want you to get stamping more often. And I hope this inspires you to go home and use your own items.

Free with a $30 or more order, if placed during event, not after. 

Christmas Countdown Project Kit Class

Purchase the Christmas Countdown Project Kit during the month of October (extend a few days), by November 5, 2019, from me with an online order or order placed directly with me and be registered for this class. Your order is your registration. You will then get to choose from 3 different classes to attend to finish your kit.

I will provide the Christmas Countdown stamp set, ink pads and adhesive needed to finish this kit.

Be sure and order the kit soon. It has already been popular and is likely to be a fast sellout. Register (order) today.

Class is free with your Christmas Countdown Project Kit order!!!

Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 7-9 pm
Friday, November 15, 2019, 1-3 pm
Friday, November 15, 2019, 7-9 pm
Use Host Code HMF9HAXM when placing your order HERE. Kit is $30 plus S/H + tax Item number 150703 or email me your order

Class will be held at my home in Minnetonka. 
Reminder, registration closes Tuesday, November 5, 2019. There is just no way to extend the deadline to make sure your kit comes in time for class. If you place your order online you will need to bring the kit to class. If you place the order with me, I will have it for you at class. 

Be sure to put the event on your calendar right away. 
I think that’s all the news in the Ribbonhood or from Stampin’ Up! We have a new trimmer, gorgeous product suites available while supplies last, my birthday month special, and a few classes to consider. That is a pretty full month I’d say. 

Thank you for being a Stampin’ friend. I appreciate you! ~Sandy



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