I've been waiting to use my new stuff. I don't know why. Call it delayed gratification. Call it nervous about using new stamps. Call it a creative block. No matter what you call it, it's time to open that box of beautiful brand new products from my pre-order and just go for it!
This little guy has been sitting on my shelf since I got home from OnStage almost 3 weeks ago. Every time I walk by, he gives me a little nod, as if to say, "Hey...I'm right here! Pick me!" I wasn't so sure about him or the new Animal Outing stamp set, but you know what? He's kinda cute! He's part of a whole new suite of products called Animal Expedition. But before I got the whole suite, I wanted to give this little guy a test drive.
There's lots of exciting news coming up about the June 2nd Super Saturday (there will be 3 full classes + a HUGE BOGO all in one day!) and the June 23 16-card annual catalog extravaganza. Watch for these announcements, information about my annual catalog product shares, and more starting Monday!
Do you need a new catalog?
Getting a new catalog reminds me of how the Lad would pour over the Toys R Us toy catalogs at the holidays. You simply cannot put it down!
Do you need a copy? Fill out the form below and I'll be happy to send you one. (Locals can stop by and pick one up in a few weeks). If you have ordered from me within the last 6 months, I'll have one waiting for you. If you already have a demonstrator, please contact them first. Thank you!
Base: Thick Whisper White Cardstock, 8 1/2" x 5 1/2"
Layer 1: Basic Gray, 5 1/8" x 3 7/8"
Layer 2: Whisper White, 5" x 3 3/4"
May 2018 - Do you need a new catalog? Contact me to get yours in May!
June 2018 - Get ready for annual product shares!!
I'm excited to bring you my 2018 Occasions Paper Share. If you love beautiful paper as much as I do, this paper share allows you to get a sample of all nine new packs of designer and specialty papers, without having to buy a whole pack of each!
There are two great packages to choose from:
2018 OCCASIONS Paper ONLY Share: $25 (free priority shipping)
This Paper Share includes 63 sheets of OCCASIONS Designer Series and Specialty Series Papers (all sized at 6"x 6")
2018 OCCASIONS "I Want It ALL" bundle: $43 (free priority shipping)
The "I Want It ALL" Share includes the following product samples (127 pieces) PLUS Free Tutorial featuring the Picture Perfect Party Paper
How to Reserve your 2018 Occasions Product Share
Product Shares are a special service. And there’s lots of behind the scenes pieces to put together…take reservations, send invoices via PayPal, collect payments, place & receive the order, cut and sort product, repackage product, and mail to you. It all takes approximately two weeks to complete after I place my order with Stampin' Up!
CLICK ON THE APPROPRIATE BUTTON BELOW -
OR EMAIL ME at mailto:Michelle@MakingMemorieswithMichelle.com with your product share reservation information.
Please include the following information in your email:
1. Full Name
2. Mailing Address (US addresses only)
3. Indicate which share(s) you would like to reserve
4. Email for PayPal invoicing
When your shares fill, I will email a PayPal invoice to you to complete the payment process. I will then place my order with Stampin' Up! Upon its arrival, I will sort, cut, wrap/assemble, package and mail. The entire process can take upwards to 10-12 business days (barring any unforeseen backorders with Stampin' Up!).
One of my favorite Christmas party memories is standing around a piano, drinking holiday beverages, and singing Christmas carols. I'd just started my first teaching job and it was my first grown up holiday work party. The drama teacher happily volunteered to play the piano and we all gathered around, just like a Norman Rockwell painting, singing our favorite carols. When we got to Silent Night, this ,most spontaneous and marvelous thing happened; those of us who could, started singing it in a different language. Being the French teacher, I sang in French, then the Spanish teacher, and the German teacher. The sweet sound of of Franz Gruber's simple words being sung in a host of languages moved us to tears. Silent Night. Holy Night. All is calm. All is bright. When we got to the end of the verse, the piano faded to silence, and so did we. It was the perfect end to our caroling, and a memory I hold in my heart to this day.
This is what I thought of when I saw the Merry Music Specialty Designer Series Paper this year. The titles of familiar carols in many languages remind us that we all celebrate the joy of the season together. This paper is a lighter weight than other Stampin' Up! papers, which makes it just perfect for cards with several layers, like this one, or for lining envelopes. And, there's 24 sheets in a pack; it's like getting 2 packs for 1!
The Merry Music Specialty Designer Series Paper is just one of 7 designer series paper packs being offered in my 2017 Holiday Paper Share. For only $24, you'll 35 sheets of holiday paper (a savings of $68), plus a free 4-card tutorial featuring some of my favorite holiday paper, as well as a full list of coordinating Stampin' Up! colors so there's no guessing which colors coordinate. Email me to reserve your 2017 Holiday Paper Share today!
Do you love pretty paper, but wonder what you're going to do with 7 full packs? Or maybe you'd like to get smaller samples to see which one you like best so you can get your holiday crafting done? Then my 2017 Holiday Paper Share is for you! You'll get 1/4 of a pack of all 7 holiday designer series papers. That gives you a half sheet of six 12" x 12" packs and full sheets of each pattern from the 6" x 6" Quilted Christmas pack.
The 2017 Holiday Paper Share is a great value. At only $24, you'll 35 sheets of holiday paper which will be perfect for card making, scrap booking, or holiday home decor projects! That's a savings of $68!! Plus, I'll include a free 4-card tutorial featuring some of my favorite holiday paper, as well as a full list of coordinating Stampin' Up! colors so there's no guessing which colors coordinate. Local people can pick their shares up for no additional charge, or I'll mail it to you priority shipping in a padded envelope for an additional $7.20.
It may take a few weeks to receive your share. Shares are ordered based on groups of 4 people. Once 4 people sign up, I'll order the paper. It takes a week to receive it from Stampin' Up! and a few days for me to cut it, package it, and mail it out to you. I will keep you updated as to when you may expect to receive your share as soon as I can. Please email me to reserve your share as soon as possible for the fastest possible turn around time.
It's here! The Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog is here! Get out the pine-scented candle, turn on some Bing Crosby, and start making plans for a crafty and white Christmas while sipping hot chocolate in your shorts and flip flops. This holiday crafting takes some serious planning!
Where do you start? I start with paper. I'm a paper girl and I couldn't be more excited about this year's paper holiday designer series paper. There's truly something for everyone. Or in my case , there's everything ! Here, I'll show you what I mean...
I've already been designed my September 2nd Sunday Coffee & Cards class around the Painted Autumn stack. See those sunflowers? They are even prettier in person. You are not going to want to miss that class! (Email me to save your spot!)
I'll be offering a paper share for all the holiday designer series papers, including the brand new Champagne Foil sheets. More information will be coming in a day or two on that, so stay tuned.
In the meantime, do you need a new holiday catalog? If so, please fill out the request below, and I'll be happy to send you one. (If you have a current Stampin' Up! demonstrator, please see him or her for your catalog first).
Thank you and Happy Stamping!
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