Team Fun & the 2019 Occasions Catalog!

Yesterday, I gathered with my team to share the excitement of OnStage with them during our OnStage Stream Event. I normally do this these events the Friday after the OnStage, but no one seemed to mind that we had to reschedule due to my illness. Excitement to see the catalog and products was high.

I had the classroom decorated with OnStage Goodies

Everyone received a little something

And of course a little taste of Orlando with the Mini Mouse Hand Sanitizer I shared with you earlier HERE.

The boxes contained key chain with charms and the beautiful dragonflies Sue made for me earlier.

We shared, everyone won a new accessory from the Occasions Catalog in our very own prize patrol,

and of course stamped with the new products!

Here are the Make ‘n Takes we made. This first one uses the Butterfly Gala Suite of products that you’re just going to LOVE!

And this second one uses the Piece of Cake stamp set

Watch for tutorials coming soon

You can see the new 2019 Occasions goodies on the tables in the classroom, way in the back – I forgot to take pictures of those tables. Sigh. But the good news is I did a sneak peek video for you so you can see them close up!

2019 Occasions Catalog Product Purchase Premiere Goodies Video

So what do you think? Love the new items too? It’s just a peek of what’s inside the 2019 Occasions & Sale-a-bration Catalogs!

And as I am sure you can guess, being the first to see this new catalog or any of our new catalogs is a very exciting AND a  huge perk of being a Demonstrator – after all who wouldn’t want to be first? Right?  Add the fact that you’ll receive a discount on all these products and you can’t loose! If you feel this is a good time to join Stampin’ Up! and my team, the Blue Mountain Stampers, you too can be first too since starting  December 5th you can add 2019 Occasions Catalog items to your Demonstrator Kit! Or wait till January 3rd and get a choice of 2 special Sale-a-bration Kit options. The choice is up to you!

What are the Blue Mountain Stampers?

That’s the name of our stamping community. I enjoy welcoming new members to our group. We’re from all over. If you’re considering joining Stampin’ Up!, you may have questions about how I would support you as part of my team. I do offer a variety of ways to learn, grow and to have FUN as a Blue Mountain Stamper!

  • Exclusive Team Resource Page – videos, PDFs and more
  • Exclusive Face book Group – A great way to share and connect with other team members and share
  • Monthly Creative Challenges
  • Swapping Opportunities
  • Team Retreats
  • Meetings – both local and online/virtual
  • Lunch & Learn
  • Monthly Crafting Day
  • Recognition & Incentives
  • Training available for workshops, clubs, classes and more!
  • Additional support and business coaching available

We have a very active group that share and answer each other’s questions on our Exclusive face book group.  If you’re looking for fun, a place to grow and share with others…You’ll fit right in!

Hobbyists are welcome!

  • Did you know?  90% of my Blue Mountain Stampers’ are Happy Shoppers – purchasing for themselves, (along with their family and friends.)  That’s right…you can just get a discount on products you love!
  • We welcome the hobbyist who’s looking to be a “happy shopper” (and save money), as well as those of you that want to build a business (and make money).
  • Everyone is welcome after all there’s room for both and everyone in between.

And there is NO Obligation when you purchase your starter kit – Join the Blue Mountain Stampers and see what it’s all about!

How Do You Get a 2019 Occasions Catalog?

If you are a current customer of my you’ll receive yours at a December class. If you live out of state I’ll be mailing one to you. Don’t have a Demonstrator? Email me at StampwithJini@gmail.com include your name, address, and phone number and I’ll be happy to mail you one in late December.

Extravaganza Ends Tonight!

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Have you saved your spot for my Time for Tea Class?

We’ll be making 3 projects during this class – including a fancy fold and treat item.

Time for Tea Card Class:

 

Saturday, December 8th

1 – 3:30 pm

RSVP and prepay by Wednesday, November 28th to hold your spot

Class includes two product options:

Class Fee $60 (Class includes supplies, the Time for Tea stamp set & Dies, and Ribbon Combo Pack)

Class Fee: $35 (Class includes supplies, the Time for Tea Stamp Set, and Ribbon Combo Pack)

Class Fee Only $20 (supplies only)

Class to Go Options available – check out my Calendar of Events for more information

 

RSVP is a must for all events! So I can have your stamps here and supplies cut and ready for class.
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Doors open 5 minutes before class
Adhesive not included

Cross Stitched Christmas & More

I grew up cross stitching projects for my family and friends and now you can create beautiful images with the Cross Stitched Christmas looking images with the Cross Stitch Christmas Stamp set and our Stamparatus for your family and friends this holiday season.

This card has been teamed up with our Quilt Top Embossing Folder (144687) for a subtle hand stitched look in the background too. Just lovely in it’s simplicity.

And speaking of  traditions – baking is one of my favorite things during the holidays. I crank up Bing Crosby and spend the day in the kitchen. I make old favorites and try new recipes too, so the cookie tray is always a tasting experience. So the Cookie Cutter Christmas stamp set is one of my favorites (142043).  Here are some wonderful swaps I received using this set.

How about you? What is a tradition you enjoy during the holidays? Why not leave me a comment and tell me your favorite tradition?

#SUDifferenceMaker

We are all part of the #sudifferencemaker community! And with Stampin’ Up!’s new Making a Difference program, they are creating more opportunities than ever before to do good.

This year, the Heart of Stampin’ Up! recipient, Rett Christensen, proposed making our event theme songs available for purchase and donating the proceeds to Autism organizations. Having a son with Autism, Rett understands how important it is to support the community.

Here is the 30 year Theme Song – Love, Live & Share It Today:

So thanks to Stampin’ Up! and Rett, you can own a piece of Stampin’ Up! history AND make a difference in the lives of those with Autism at the same time!

Dates: November 13–December 31, 2018

Two options:

  1. Complete Collection of Stampin’ Up! Theme Songs
    • $15.00 USD
  2. Single Love, Live & Share It Today – 30-year anniversary song
    • $5.00 USD

Stampin’ Up! will donate 100 percent of the funds raised to the following Autism organizations: Autism Speaks; Autism Speaks Canada; The National Autistic Society; Autism Europe; Autism New Zealand; Autism Spectrum (ASPECT); Japan Autism Society

Fun fact: Rett was also a primary contributor in composing Love, Live & Share It Today (along with a group of other Stampin’ Up! employees).

Buy now and make a difference

 

Only 48 Hours Left – Online Extravaganza

 

Supplies: 

Stamp Set: Cross Stitched Christmas (147769)

Inks: Old Olive (147090), Cherry Cobbler (147083) and Crushed Curry Classic Ink (147087)

Paper: Festive Farmhouse Designer Series Paper (147820), Cherry Cobbler (119685), Old Olive (100702), Pear Pizzazz (131201), and Real Red (102482), Very Vanilla (101650) and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Quilt Top Embossing Folder (144687), Layering Ovals (141706), and Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies (145372), Old Olive 1/8″ Shear Ribbon (144171)

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Nature Sings, Christmas Pines & More

The Online Extravaganza continues today with Annual Catalog Stamps & Kits and so I thought I’d share some holiday cards made with sets from the Annual Catalog.

This first group uses the Nature Sings stamp set (143653/144406) and contains beautiful nature images so I’ve used it for my guy friends too.

Looking for something a bit more traditional? How about these cards using the Christmas Pines stamp set (142049)?

Or the Hearts Come Home stamp set (145413/145416)?

You know me with snowflakes. LOL! The Snowflake Sentiments set (144817/144820) is filled with great sentiments too and has a wonderful coordinating Swirly Snowflakes Thinlits Dies (144678).

And of  course one of my favorite things – coffee! Here are a couple of cards using the Coffee Cafe stamp set (143677).

I love this set for gifts too!

And today’s final card uses the Ready for Christmas stamp set (144823) and coordinating Christmas Staircase Thinlits Dies (144679)

Whew! Which set is your favorite? Why not leave me a comment and let me know?

There are some great sets that are on Sale today

and Dies that will be available starting Tomorrow in our Online too! So you can save 10% on everything!

 

 

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Snowflake Showcase ends Friday, November 30th

Check out my December Classes and take a little time for YOU!

During this event, you’ll make 6 cards (2 each of 3 designs)

Work at your own pace. Everything is included except your favorite Adhesives

Cards are clean and simple designs AND you choose the sentiments

The class includes cards for birthdays, thinking of you, thank you, seasonal, and more.

Thursday, December 27th 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

 Class Fee: $15 (FREE with a minimum order at class)

 R.S.V.P and Prepay by Friday, December 21st to hold your spot

OR

Sunday, December 30th 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

 Class Fee: $15 (FREE with a minimum order at class)

 R.S.V.P and Prepay by Monday, December 24th to hold your spot

Click on my Calendar of Events or Email me (StampwithJini@gmail.com)
to RSVP and hold your spot

Time for Tea Card Class:

Saturday, December 8th

1 – 3:30 pm

Class includes two product options:

Class Fee $60

(Class includes supplies, the Time for Tea stamp set & Dies, and Ribbon Combo Pack)

Class Fee: $35

(Class includes supplies, the Time for Tea Stamp Set, and Ribbon Combo Pack)

Class Fee Only $20 (supplies only)

Class to Go Options: Kit with Stamp bundle $65, Kit with Stamp only $40 or Kit only $25 (supplies and postage is included in the price of the Kit to Go Option)

RSVP and prepay by Wednesday, November 28th to hold your spot

RSVP is a must for all events! So I can have your stamps here and supplies cut and ready for class.
Stampwithjini@gmail.com or call 706 754-7124
Doors open 5 minutes before class
Adhesive not included

Mistletoe Season

Mistletoe – we all have memories attached to this little bit of gorgeous greenery hanging during the Christmas season.  Here in Georgia you can actually find it hanging in the trees and “pick” your own.

My son informed me years ago he did this at work to decorate for the holidays and apparently that means shooting it out of the top of trees. Some how when I picture them tromping through the woods, stealthily stalking the elusive mistletoe it seems rather comical to me.

The Under the Mistletoe Suite of products can be found in our Annual Catalog on pages 94 & 95 – this suite is filled with products to create your holiday cards. And I’m particularly loving the Red Rhinestone Basic Jewels – no coloring needed.

This card uses the coordinating Seasonal Wreath Dynamic Embossing Folder to highlight the sentiment.

And a simple Easel Fold card

Online Extravaganza Sale – Stamps & Kits November 25th & 26th

Supplies:

 

Stamp Set:  Mistletoe Season (146768)

Paper: Under the Mistletoe Designer Series Paper (146921)

Accessories: Seasonal Wreath Dynamic Embossing Folder (146833), and Red Rhinestone Basic Jewels (146924)

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Star of Light & More

The Star of Light stamp set and coordinating dies are part of our Annual Catalog holiday section – This set is filled with beautiful images and sentiments. Check out these lovely cards using the set.

And if you’d love another wonderful set, take a look at the Night in Bethlehem stamp set found on page 99 in the Annual Catalog. It also has coordinating dies and creates beautiful scenes.

A little bit of sponging creates this lovely background for the Bethlehem Edgelits Dies.

And check out this card that holds a lovely scene in side

The panels are done in vellum so that you can add a battery operated votive candle.

Two great sets that hold wonderful Christmas messages – And tomorrow these stamp sets will be part of our Online Extravaganza Sale. All Annual Catalog stamps & kits will be 10% off!

In the mean time we have just today left for you to stock up on your Paper & Embellishment needs.

Supplies:

 Stamp Set: Star of Light (142110) and Night in Bethlehem (144809/145282)

Accessories: Starlight Thinlits Dies (141840) and  Bethlehem Edgelits Dies (144676)

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Healing Hugs & More

Today’s cards are all made with the Healing Hugs stamp set from the Annual Catalog. I think this stamp set is one of my favorites with its DisInktive images and clearly I’m not alone. I’ve already shared my cards and their tutorials that I designed for Sherrie’s Shoe box Swap and clearly others love it as much as I do because I got to make these wonderful versions during the 2 shoe box events.

The first card uses the Joy Fold and is done in Blackberry Bliss and Soft Sea Foam.

This next one uses the Soft Sea Foam but instead teams it up with Highland Heather for a softer version. The Tufted Embossing Folder (146335) adds some texture to the background as well as the little touch of stamping down the sentiment piece.

The ribbon with it’s copper edging is from our Team Room Ribbon Combo Pack (146893)

And this final card uses the Bold Mossy Meadow and Blackberry Bliss combination.

We added texture to the background using the Petal Burst Embossing Folder (144193) and fussy cut two flowers and the leaves. I love the way the pearls add a touch of elegance to this card.

Which is your favorite? Why not leave me a comment and let me know?

 

OnLine Extravaganza Starts Today!

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OnStage Live – Orlando

Today’s photos are the final ones I’ll be sharing with your from my OnStage experience.

Here’s a quick pic of my room mate, Tracey & I

Stampin’ Up! spoiled us completely at this event, starting with our beautiful  boxes –

which contained a lovely 30 year logo bag filled with goodies and hints of what was to come.

The areas were decorated beautifully with 30 years of memories and displays- This is the year I joined. (Wow, I’ll be celebrating my 10th Anniversary soon!)

Here is a picture of our Make n Take area.

 

The excitement was high as we got our first peek at the Occasions Catalog & Sale-a-bration offerings.

And of course there were lots of Prize Patrols too!!!

Over the 3 day event we stamped using the NEW Cling stamps – Yes, I said NEW Cling stamps. You’re going to love these! Starting with the Occasions Catalog Stampin’ Up! announced we will be replacing our Clear Mount Stamps with Cling stamps. The same great red rubber with with a stickier label so they’ll stick to our blocks better! Whoo hoo! (After I get to play with them a bit more I’ll do a video to share some tips on assembly and use for you.) They also told us we will no longer carry Wood Mount stamps except for Background Stamps beginning with our 2019 Annual Catalog.

3 full days packed with stamping, sharing, and making friends from around the world

I’m glad that so many of my team members made this their first OnStage Live event and got to meet Shelli Gardner.

We finished the week off with a lovely dinner together with our SINKS friends at the Copper Canyon Grill. My friend, Susan gave us this lovely gift box that holds a Take Your Pick Tool and special book mark with our initials.

Happy, tired and energized by all the exciting new products we headed home. I still can’t believe all the wonderful products that Stampin’ Up! generously gave us during this event.

My table was spilling over as I unpacked!

Sound like fun? You can join me for our next OnStage in April – it’s easy to do! Simply Join my Team, The Blue Mountain Stampers and join the fun! Click HERE for more information or contact me to learn more

Supplies: 

Stamp Set: Healing Hugs (146527/146530)

Inks: Blackberry Bliss (147092), Soft Sea Foam (147102), and Highland Heather Classic Ink (147103)

Paper: Soft Sea Foam (146988), Blackberry Bliss (133675), Very Vanilla (101650) and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Petal Burst (141493), Garden Trellis (143741) and Tufted Embossing Folders (146335), Tea Room Ribbon Combo Pack (146893) and Layering Circle Framelits Dies (141705) and Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies (145372)

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Online Extravaganza Starts Tomorrow!!!

Stampin’ Up! Online Extravaganza Starts tomorrow!
6 Days of SAVINGS

Whoo hoo!!!  This year’s Online Extravaganza will run for six days. During this time, three, 48-hour sales featuring a selection of products from the 2018–2019 annual catalog—all at 10% off!

Each 48-hour sale will feature two product categories. When one sale ends, the next sale begins!!! By the end, nearly every item from the annual catalog will have been sale!

It’s a great time to shop for Holiday Gift Giving too – Why not check out our tins and kits? or create one of your own for someone who loves to craft?

Here’s the breakdown of each 48 hour sale:

November 23–24   PAPER & EMBELLISHMENTS

Bags
Brads and Buttons
Cards and Envelopes
Card stock
Designer Series Paper
Embossing material
Glitter
Ribbons
Twine
Specialty Paper
Tags
Washi Tape

November 25–26   STAMPS & KITS

Stamp sets (clear-mount, wood-mount, and photopolymer)
Project kits
Card kits
Kit refills
Memories & More
Punch box kits

November 27–28  TOOLS & INK

Adhesives
Applicators
Cleaners
Cutting tools
Embossing folders
Framelits and Thinlits
Ink Pads
Ink refills
Markers
Punches
Scoring Tools
Stamp blocks and cases

Item quantities are limited.

Ordering Deadlines for my Online Store

PAPER & EMBELLISHMENTS – November 24, 11:50 PM (MT)

STAMPS & KITS- November 26, 11:50 PM (MT)

TOOLS & INK – November 28, 11:50 PM (MT)

If you would like to see the full selection of discounted items during each 48-hour sale, please visit my Online Store. Each sale will be given its own category, which will contain all available discounted items for that particular 48-hour sale. After that, the only thing left to do is shop!

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OnStage Display Boards & More

It’s Thanksgiving today which means a variety of actives for us – so today’s post will be a quick one that is filled with lots of photos for you.

As I sit here thinking about the past year and everything that I am thankful for in my life I must include YOU, my stamping friends. So THANK YOU for all your friendship and support over the past year. I appreciate it more than I can say. Thank You for your patience as I’ve recovered from my ruptured disks and have grappled with my inability to do my normal every day things. Thank YOU for making my life richer, fuller and happier – YOU will be one of the blessings I will be counting today. And of course Thank you for allowing me to share my passion for stamping with you!

So on to some photos to inspire us – one of my favorite parts of OnStage is the sharing of our stamping ideas so there are tons of inspiration! Here are just a few of the boards.

These first two cards use the Celebrate You Thinlits Dies (146840). Our Multipurpose Adhesive Sheets (144106) make these dies so quick and easy to use!

The Time for Tea Suite of products found on page 14 & 15 of the Annual Catalog were used for this card. If you love this suite I’ve got a class coming up in December. Why not Check out my Calendar of Events? You can sign up today, get the Bundle and the class is FREE!

Love the images from the Spirited Snowman stamp set (148075/148072) found in the Holiday Catalog teamed up with the Buffalo Check (147797/147794).

And who doesn’t love this cute little hedgehog made with the Painted Harvest stamp set (144783).

How about this bright card made with Friendly Conversations (146738/146741)?

I love simplicity of this card made with the Rooted in Nature set (146479/146482)

And aren’t these paper trees cute?

I had to go looking for this cute little guy – He is from the Best Bunny stamp set (147136) which has a coordinating punch.

And finally this card was made with our Host Set, Hand Delivered (146808) I love the way the Happy Birthday Thinlits (143700) and the eclipse technique were used.

Whew! Inspired?  Now how about some shoe box swaps? The house is still quiet, lol!

I really love this One Wild Ride (141721/141724) card done in Blueberry Bushel

And the Love What You Do suite of products were used for this card.

Here’s another card made with the Best Bunny stamp set- this time it’s for baby. Done in Soft Sea Foam, Crumb Cake and Very Vanilla.

A shaker card made with the Sea of Texture stamp set (146485/146488). This card was so much fun to make with it’s beads (146337).

And a couple of card made with the Animal Outing stamp set (146597/146600)  to finish off today’s cards.

Just a little bit of news from Stampin’ Up! to finish things up

Paper Pumpkin December Kit Update:

Our Paper Pumpkin subscribers and family have grown SO MUCH that the December kit is SOLD OUT even before we start shipping out on December 11th.

PLEASE CHECK YOUR PAPER PUMPKIN ACCOUNT TO MAKE SURE YOU DEBIT/CREDIT CARD IS NOT EXPIRING FOR DECEMBER!

Due to record numbers of kits sold in the past several months, new subscriptions for Paper Pumpkin are closed for the month of December.

What this means . . .

New customers will not be able to subscribe until December 11, 2018 and will receive their first kit in January.

You will still be able to manage your account via the regular login process. However, you will NOT be able to add additional December kits to your order. I strongly recommend that you check your account information to ensure that your account is up-to-date. Due to inventory levels, we cannot guarantee a second billing. If you card gets declined, a 2nd chance may not happen and you will NOT receive a kit for December.

As always, please let me know if you have any questions.

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