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Year End Closeout Sale from Stampin' Up!

Happening now until the end of the August - December 2020 mini catalog on January 4, 2021 or until stock is depleted. First come sales!!! Many items are on year end close out sale. There are some items that will carryover until the next catalog. Those carryover items are not on sale.  I am so sorry to see the Merry Moose punch retiring. He has been a favorite of many of you.  SHOP NOW   Wish List - to help with your shopping needs Year End Closeout Sale 2020 List    Catalog PDF You can find any of these in my Tool Box tab or my Catalogs tab.

New and Exciting News from Stampin' Up!

Stampin' Up! Mini Catalog August - December 2020 Today, August 4, 2020 - you can begin ordering from the catalog. I have heard from several of you that have big wish lists already. Here is the PDF of the recipes for projects in the catalog. Lose where it is? You can always find it under my Catalogs tab. And to sweeten the launch of a new catalog we have a new ordering interface on our Online Shop . This is a game changer ya'll! CATALOG PDF REQUEST A CATALOG   I am not going to write about all of the changes, you can read what they shared with us Demonstrators last week: We are happy to announce a feature in the new online store that will help us create a better shopping experience for your customers. This new feature allows users to leave feedback anywhere and on anything in the new online store—and it delivers that information directly to the people who need to see it at Stampin’ Up!   Visitors to the online store will see a Bermuda Bay colored feedback tab on the right side o

Celebrating My 15th Stampaversary All August 2020

Happy 15 th  Anniversary Month from Sandy with Needs A Ribbon!   I started stamping at my first party at my cousins house (Hi Ann) in September 2003. It was that demonstrators first in home party, Denise, who is now my direct upline. I joined one of her monthly clubs shortly after that. And my March of the following year I knew I wanted to be a Demonstrator. It was just not quite the right time in my life or my family’s. I held to my promise to her that I would join eventually. I was her first downline, joining on August 26, 2005, right after my family got back from a 3 week vacation. It was a fantastic vacation by the way.   My only intention early on, was that I loved the product, loved getting a discount on the product, and knew when I made the decision I wanted this to be a forever choice.    My own first downline happened in January of 2010, Connie, who is still a dear friend. I have had many team members over the years, currently I have a team of 8 plus me. And I am happy to say

Coffee Break Ornate Daisy Card YouTube has changed. I will need to figure out how to embed the video here. Please stand by. From my Coffee Break Playlist series of videos. Each video is no longer than 15 minutes, the time it takes to have a Coffee Break, something that is near and dear to me.

Special Day with my Sweetheart

Hinkley MN Thirty years have gone by. We have now known each other longer than how old we were at the time.    This will be a longer post and might be a little sappy. Fair warning given.   We went to dinner at the 50s Grill and saw Die Hard 2 for our second date.  A pretty basic date back then.    Most of you may not know that we only had two dates. That’s all really needed to know. Just kidding, kind of. Actually Rory moved back to Albuquerque a week later.    We met while working at Campus Drug near UMN. After months of working together, and talking, we decided to try a date. We liked each other enough to try a second date. And then he had to move. We worked together on his last shift at Campus Drug. I scheduled it so we could take our break together. We took a walk around Dinkytown and he had the nerve to hold my hand! Yes there was chemistry but pointless since he was moving 1300 miles away, never to see each other again.    Two dates do not count as dating. They are just 2 dates.

Brand New Annual Catalog is Here!

AC June 3, 2020 - May 3, 2021 Starting June 3, 2020 the new Annual Catalog from Stampin' Up! is here.  You can find catalog PDF under my Catalogs tab. You can find coordinating Wish List to print and shop with under my Tool Box tab. We know have PDF of recipes for the catalog. That means you want the supply lists of each project from the catalog, look it up in the PDF. PDF of Catalog PDF Catalog wish list PDF Catalog Recipes SHOP NOW!

Changes coming to Paper Pumpkin

Great packaging changes coming to your monthly Paper Pumpkin subscription box. Starting with February 2020 boxes, not only did we redesign the box so the flap tucks in the box (it would sometimes catch when machined from the Post Office) we will now be shrink wrapping each pretty little pumpkin box to ensure that your box is delivered with no missing pieces and not destroyed by the elements. This will also mean no more labels on those pretty boxes. That makes the box that much more easy to reuse again and again. I have had several customers with  boxes coming damaged. I personally have never experienced that. But I understand even if all the items are still there each month, seeing that crushed box isn't so pretty. Did you see all those pretty little boxes ready for shipping around February 12th? That is a lot of subscriptions. Let me know if you have any questions. Interested in learning more about Paper Pumpkin? Or starting your own monthly subscription? Learn more.

Coordination Product Release Tuesday!

Coordination Product Release 2/4/2020 - 3/31/2020 While Supplies Last Starting Monday, February 4, 2020 and until March 31, 2020 or until supplies last, Stampin' Up! is releasing coordinating products that, well, coordinate with either Sale-A-Bration items or items from the Mini Catalog.  How can you get them? You can purchase them right HERE !  What is included? Dies that coordinate with the Host Ladybug stamp set, dies that coordinate with the   Sale-A-Bration Happy Birthday to You stamp set, DSP Designer Series Paper that coordinates with several punches in the Mini catalog, in fact it is called Pleased as Punch Designer Series Paper, dies that coordinate with the Special Someone stamp set in the Mini catalog, and more.  As we have seen in years past with the mid Sale-A-Bration releases, the products sell out quickly. If you are considering ordering them, do it today! Do not wait. Last year 2019 Sale-A-Bration I hesitated on the coordinating dies th

Sale-A-Bration is Here!!!!

SALE-A-BRATION IS HERE! Let's Sale-A-Brate! Sale-A-Bration is here! I sometimes abbreviate it to SAB. It is a great time of year to stock up and receive FREE goodies from Stampin' Up! For every $50 in merchandise you spend, select a free item from the Sale-A-Bration brochure. No limit. Hosts earn even more, including a Free Ladybug stamp set with qualifying order/party. There are Level 1 Free items, for $50, or Level 2 Free items, $100, choose any combination of level 1 or 2 until you have used up all your benefits. Inludes earning the Ladybug stamp set at a $300 party or individual order. That means you get 6 Level 1 Sale-A-Bration items (or a combination of level 1 and 2) plus the ladybug stamp set plus the regular host party rewards which start at $150. Shop Sale-A-Bration Sale-A-Bration Brochure Mini Catalog 2020 Catalog Remember you can always find PDF of catalogs under my Tool Box tab. Plus coordinating products releasing Tuesday February 4, 2020. See

I'm Here to Help You! Stamp a Stack of 15 Cards!

You are invited to a Stamp-A-Stack of Cards! aka a SAS SAS Stamp-A-Stack of Cards Make 3 each of 5 card styles $35 or FREE with a $50 order Stamp-A-Stack of 15 cards! 3 each of 5 different styles. There will be many occasions to choose from and several greeting options.   Online orders of $50 or more will automatically be sent class, unless you contact me via email to opt out.    Class will be held various times and locations during Sale-A-Bration, which ends the end of March. Class includes envelopes and supplies to complete 15 cards. For those class kits earned through online orders, you will need to provide adhesive and scissors to complete your projects. Items will be stamped and or punched for you by me. Greetings will generally be defaulted to birthday options unless otherwise requested via email.    With a $50 order in merchandise total you will be able to select a FREE Sale-A-Bration item from the Sale-A-Bration brochure, whether it is the in person class or an online

Scrapbooking and Craft Retreat

Scrapbook and Craft Retreat Day with Friends Saturday, March 28, 2020 10 am - 10 pm open house Minnetonka Register by March 25 with approximate times, so I make sure I have enough space for everyone. Event is FREE to attend. I have a Big Shot and dies to use and various paper punches. Please provide your own supplies for your projects. Bring your own craft or scrapbook items to work on during the day. Event runs 10-10. Come when you can and stay as long as you are able. Only able to stay 2-3 hours? We are totally cool with that. Provide your own drinks and food. Microwave and Keurig right in the room. We have hot cocoa too. You will have WiFi access if you would like. Choose from a variety of craft projects that I will provide. Pay for only what you make! That way you do not have to bring items to work on or you are not sure what you want to work on of your own projects. No obligation to participate either. Everything needed to complete the project is included

Bingo Party!

Play Bingo!  Friday, February 7, 2020, 7-9 pm Minnetonka Register by February 3rd please.  $25 for 6 rounds Includes 6 rounds of Bingo and make & take projects. $5 for extra boards. Final blackout round. Prizes every round. $5 coupon for orders placed that night. Light snacks and water provided. Feel free to bring your own treats and beverages. Need 10 players to hold event (attend).  Please invite friends for a fun night of friends, crafting, and prizes.  Save the picture to your device for reference.  Message me if you are interested in attending with friends.  Keep being creative, Sandy

Angel Policy

Angel Policy What is it and what does that mean for you? Angel Policy In General:  An angel policy is a form of limited license that specifies how a rubber stamped image can be used and any specific requirements of the manufacturer or artist. ... Other companies offer more limited commercial use of their images, such as restricting the number of products that can be created with a single stamp. Stampin’ Up! Policy: welcomes artists who would like to use Stampin’ Up!’s copyrighted images in their own handmade craftwork and other projects that they produce to sell. Therefore, Stampin’ Up! gives permission in the form of a limited license to use any Stampin’ Up! images for the purpose of creating items for sale, under the following criteria: ·    Handmade craftwork created for sale must be personally and individually created by the selling artist and may not be reproduced or copied in any form by any means, graphic, electronic, or mechanical, including photocopying. M


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