Saturday, March 31, 2012

Shel's Stampin News for April

Shel’s Stampin News                          
       April 2012

Spring is all about the joy of new beginnings and growth.

This spring, one of our newest Stampin’ Up Tools has been growing like crazy!  My customers cannot stop talking about theSimply Scored scoring tool and the newest addition of the Diagonal Plate is making it even more popular!  We have been using the Simply Scored in my classes for a couple of months now, but now with the Diagonal Plate the girls are loving being able to make their own envelopes, boxes and more!

I have lots of stuff to tell you about this month- so let’s get started!

1.  April means a new Stampin’ Up! Promotion- Summer Smooches!  This promo has some great new products that are only available April 1-30th, so get them while they are here!  I have posted  a color flyer on my blog under catalogs tab for your  review.   Here is an overview:

Bright Blossoms Wood-Mount Set
Bright Blossoms Clear-Mount Set
Summer Smooches Designer Series Paper
Daffodil Delight 1/2" Seam Binding Ribbon
Summer Smooches Designer Fabric
Summer Smooches Fabric Designer Brads*
Summer Smooches Décor Stencil*
Petite Purse Bigz L Die
Summer Smooches Photo book Template
Summer Smooches Digital Kit

  1. This spring I am running two Spring Bundle Specials as well.  Specials available April 1- May 31, and are only available through me.  These are not able to be combined with any other offer.
Cardmakers Package:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          - any embossing folder $9.95 or less                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              -any classic ink pad $7.95 or less                          
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           -your choice of one of the following cling mount greeting stamp sets:                                                                                                                                                                         Curly Cute, Friendly Phrases, Three Little Words, Pursuit of Happiness                                                                                                                                                                              -your choice of one of the following cling mount image stamp sets:                         
                                                                                                                                                    Love and Sympathy, Party This Way, Always Elegant, Funky Four, Have A Seat                      $45.99                                                                                                                                   

Scrapbookers Package:                                                     
                                                                                                                                                                                   -your choice of one:   Designer Brads, Trinket Keys, Antique Brads                                                                                                                                                                                      -your choice of one:  2010-2012 In Color Markers, 2011-2013 In Color Markers                                                                                                                                                                    -your choice of one:  Beau Chateau Paper, Attic Boutique Paper (only til April 30), Timeless Portrait Paper                                                                                                            -your choice of one:  200 silver mini brads, Side Notes ( only til April 30), small heart punch    $45.99    
  1. Specialty Class- Mini Scrapbook Album- Saturday April 7th @ 10 am.  Cost is flat fee of $30.00.  Must bring sticky strip, scissors, and a paper trimmer if you have one. I only have two seats left for this class- this would make a wonderful Mother’s Day Gift….. 

  1. April Classes are filling up fast- contact me to reserve your seat.      
          April 2012 Classes:

Thur Apr 5- Scrapbooking Class- 2 seats left
Sat Apr 7- Mini Album Class- 2 seats left
Sat April 14- Weekend Card Class- 4 seats left
Thur April 19- Weekday Card Class- 4 seats left
Sat Apr 21- Free Crop- 2 seats left

Class Descriptions and Pricing

Mini Album Specialty Class:  limited seating- this class must be prepaid prior to April 1st.  Cost $30.00 flat fee. We will be making a cute mini album using a variety of supplies and tools. Must have sticky strip (strong double sided adhesive tape) and adhesive & paper cutter. Bring photos if desired.

Scrapbooking Class: Each night we will make three complete pages using a variety of supplies, tools,
products and mediums. Please bring your basic kit- see note below and photos if desired. Cost is a flat fee of  $20.00 or FREE with a $30.00 catalog order.

Weeknight Card  Class: Each night we will make four awesome cards for a variety of occasions. Cost is a flat fee of $20.00 or FREE with a $30.00 catalog order. Please bring basic  kit- see note below.

Weekend Card Class: we will be making four awesome cards for a variety of occasions. Cost is a flat fee of $20.00 or FREE with a $30.00 catalog order. Please bring basic kit- see note below.

Free Crop: This is a free event held once a month for my dedicated class attendees. As a special thank you to those who regularly attend my class, they can attend this event free of charge. You bring your own supplies and projects to work on, while having a fun social time with girls. We have a potluck lunch

Basic Kit
Please bring your basic kit to all classes.

Cardmakers: scissors and any adhesives you require ( glue runner, pop dots, glue dots, sticky strip, glue pen)
Scrapbookers: scissors, adhesives you require (glue runner, pop dots, glue dots, sticky strip, glue pen), journalling pen, paper trimmer (if you have one) photos (if desired)

Tools that are always on my tables are:
bone folders, paper piercers, paper piercing mat, stamp mat, adhesive remover, sanding block, heat gun, brayer, paper trimmer, distresser, and plastic mats for messier tasks.

If there are other tools you wish to use such as tweezers please bring them with you. And if needed, your glasses as well! :-)

5.  Backordered List- as of today, the following items are on the backorder list:
              You can currently order the following items, and they will begin shipping
              the week of Apr 2
                             104511: Natural 12" x 12" Linen Ring Album
                             113474: Big Shot Doctor's Bag
                             118073: Fancy Flower Punch
                             125603: Blossom Punch

6. New Catalog Dates:                               
 - April 30 is the last day you can order from the Occasions Mini catalog.   
There will no longer be any mini catalogs.  Stampin’ UP! has announced a new catalog strategy as follows:  
 – May 31 is the last day you can order from the Big Idea Book and Catalog                                                                                                                  June 1 is the launch of the new  Annual Catalog             June 1, 2012- May 31, 2013                           -Aug 1 is the launch of the new Holiday Catalog             Aug 1, 2012-Dec 31, 2012                                                                                                  - Jan 1/13 is the launch of the new Spring Catalog             Jan 1/13- May 31/13

7.  Monthly Tutorial- Sunflower Card- this makes a very quick and easy card that is quite striking.  Try it with the Sweet Floral background stamp as well!

Items Needed: 

Basic Black Cardstock 10 ½” x 4 ¼”, Chocolate Chip Cardstock 4” x 5”, Crumb Cake Cardstock 4 ¾” x 3 ¾”, Very Vanilla Cardstock 4 ½” x 3 ½”, Very Vanilla Ribbon, More Mustard Ink, Sunflower Background Stamp, Bone Folder, Tombow Adhesive, Scissors

1.  Ink stamp with More Mustard ink and stamp onto very vanilla cardstock- set aside to dry                                                                                                                                                                                         2.  Adhere Crumb Cake onto Chocolate Chip and that onto Basic Black card base.                                                                                         3.  Attach a piece of crumb cake ribbon onto very vanilla cardstock as shown in the photo and tie knot and trim ends.                         
                                                            4.  Adhere Image to front of card.

 Contact me if you require any supplies- my next order goes in April 19th

Well, that is about it for this month….I will keep you posted if anything else comes up.  I hope you have a FABULOUS month, and hope to see you in class! 

Inky hugs til next time,

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