Sale-a-Bration is Ending!

All good things must come to an end (or so they say) and one of those things is Sale-a-Bration!  

Ending is the "Order $50 and get free items"  See the 3 Sale-a-Bration releases here:

Release 1:

Release 2:

Release 3:

There are only 3 items sold out:  the Kerchief Card Kit, the Twine/Sequin combo, and the Honey Bee paper

So there are plenty of items still available.

Ending is the Coordination Products

The Cake dies are sold out here as well.

Ending is THE.BEST.DEAL!  The Starter Kit deal is fabulous!  It's always a good deal ($99 and get $125) but during Sale-a-Bration it's a deal on steroids!  For that $99 you get to choose $125 in products PLUS an additional stamp set of any value.  You'll also receive a free mini guillotine trimmer, a 6x6 paper sampler (48 double-sided sheets), and a Paper Pumpkin kit.  With FREE SHIPPING, the value of this kit exceeds $225.  

Thinking that you don't want to sell?  You don't have to do that!  Thinking that you don't want to have classes or do videos?  You don't have to do that!  There is no further obligation beyond purchasing the Starter kit if you don't want to continue.  You will receive a 20% discount on all future purchases until the end of July.  You don't have to do anything you don't want! 

Now, if you want to start a home business and earn some extra money (I paid for my month-long vacation at the beach the past 2 years with my income), you can certainly do that!  And I can help you!  And if you have any family or friends who also like quality crafting supplies, you can earn 20% on anything they order from you!

If you have any questions about anything Sale-a-Bration, just ask.  I'm happy to answer any of your questions.


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Peaceful Poppies Note Card

I didn't get a tutorial done for February in my Tutorial Co-op so I am doing two of them for March.  The first one is this

This is a very quick and easy card to make.  I used the Scalloped Notecards as a base and went from there.  

All the Cuts:

  • Basic Black:  5" x 2 5/8",    Scrap to cut out label
  • Whisper white:  Scrap for label
  • Peaceful Poppy Designer Series Paper (DSP):  5" x 2 1/2"

Cut out the DSP and Basic Black piece.  Layer the DSP onto the black.  Stamp the sentiment from the Timeless Tropical stamp set onto the whisper white scrap with Poppy Parade and punch out using the Label Me Fancy punch.  Punch out a black piece.  Cut the black piece in half horizontally and add to the back edges of the white label so you have a black outline.  Add to the card front with dimensionals.  Cut a piece of Old Olive ribbon ( I used the ribbon from the new Ornate Garden Suite coming in the new annual catalog) and tie around the card front.  Add to the notecard using your favorite adhesive.  Easy peasy!

Don't forget that Sale-a-Bration is ending soon.  Some of the reward items have sold out (it is "while supplies last") but there are still plenty of items to choose from.  Also Stampin' Up! is going to offer some items from the annual catalog as reward items beginning March 25. I don't know what they are offering (we don't get told until the 24th) so keep a watch out for what is available!  Remember, you get to choose a FREE item with every $50 you order!

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Ornate Garden Suite

Stampin' Up! is releasing early a new suite from the upcoming 2020-2021 annual catalog called Ornate Garden.

This suite consists of two different stamp sets with matching dies, an embossing folder, Designer Series paper and a ribbon combo pack.  

Demonstrators can purchase this suite now or you can get some of the items in your starter kit!.  Here is a list of the items in the suite:

All items are available individually or as a complete suite of products.  Don't forget that you save 10% on the bundles of stamps and dies!

This suite will be available to everyone beginning in April.

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NEW Sale-a-Bration Items!

Stampin' Up! has released NEW items for you to choose for Sale-a-Bration rewards!  You can choose these items for every $50 you order!


Here is a link to the pdf of all that is available.




Don't forget that the best bargain is the Starter Kit deal!  For just $99, you get to choose $125 in products PLUS any other stamp set in the catalog (no matter the value!).  Stampin' Up! will also give you a Mini Guillotine Trimmer and a 6 x 6 sampler of Designer Series Paper!  With FREE shipping, a Paper Pumpkin kit, and other supplies, this Starter Kit deal is valued at over $200!  WOW!  There is nothing else you have to do!  And all future purchases you get 20% off!  This offer ends March 31 so don't delay!

Kerchief Lady Bug Card

For my monthly tutorial co-op (the theme was Sale-a-Bration), I made this card using the Kerchief card kit and the Little Ladybug stamp set.

You can put the Kerchief Card kit cards together as instructed or you can change them up like I did here.

I cut off the front of one of the cards and trimmed it down to fit on a regular A2 (5 1/2" x 4 1/4") basic black card base.

All the cuts:

  • Basic Black: 8 1/2" x 5 1/2", scored at 4 1/4" horizontally; 3 3/4" x 2 1/2" for the front label
  • Whisper White: 5 1/4" x 4" for the inside of the card (I always use either white or very vanilla on the insides of my cards.  It dresses them up so.  You can cut it out using the Stitched Rectangle dies and make it look even nicer.
  • Shimmery White: 2" x 3 3/8" for the label and a scrap to stamp the ladybug on.

I stamped the ladybug using Stazon black and then colored with my Stampin' Write markers.  You could also stamp in Memento Tuxedo Black and color with Blends.  I then fussy cut the ladybug.

Next, I cut out the labels using the Stitched Rectangle dies.  I then stamped the sentiment and the small line of ladybugs on the white label, added the ribbon to the front and adhered that white label onto the black label.  A sequin secured by using a little multipurpose glue and the card was done!

You can also add some ladybugs to the inside to dress it up even more.  And don't forget to decorate your envelope!  Give the recipient a hint as to what is inside!

A quick and easy card!

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Last Day to Get Paper Pumpkin!

Today is the last day to subscribe to Paper Pumpkin and get the February kit.  This is a card kit of 9 cards with envelopes and everything you need to create beautiful cards!

These are the colors in the kit:

Aren't those colors gorgeous?  You can subscribe OR you can purchase prepaids (3, 6, 12 months) and earn Sale-a-Bration rewards!  Fun!  If you decide to purchase prepaids, you will get an email from Stampin' Up! with an activation code.  Then you just go to and create an account.  They will ask for a credit card but won't charge it.  Put your activation code in and you will be all set!  Just do it before midnight tonight (Feb. 10).


NEW Coordination Products!

Stampin' Up! has released some new products that coordinate with stamp sets and punches in the Mini Catalog and the Sale-a-Bration brochure.  These products are "while supplies last" so don't delay in purchasing yours if you truly want them!

Don't forget that if you have a long wish list, the Starter Kit is the best deal around!  For just $99, you get to choose $125 in products, PLUS another stamp set of your choice (no limit on value), AND Stampin' Up! will give you a mini guillotine trimmer and 6 x 6 Designer Series paper sampler!  They will also give you a Paper Pumpkin kit, catalogs and other business supplies.  The value of the kit is well over $250 (what with FREE shipping!)  There is no further obligation beyond your purchase unless you want to continue to save 20% on all your Stampin' Up! purchases.  If you want to make a business of it, I can help you with that!  Check out my Ink Spot Inkers link here for more information!  I'd love to have you join my team!


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Mini Catalog and Sale-a-Bration LIVE!

The Mini Catalog and Sale-a-Bration are both LIVE now!  You can place your orders now!


Sale-a-Bration lasts January 3-March 31.  Wondering what Sale-a-Bration is all about?  It's all about FREE!  For every $50 you purchase, you get to choose 1 FREE Level 1 item. The more you purchase, the more free items you can choose.  There are some level 2 items in the brochure requiring a purchase of $100.  These items are "while supplies last" so if there is something you would really like, then don't delay in placing your order!

Want it all?  (I know I love so many items in the Mini Catalog!)  The best way is to purchase a Starter Kit!  For $99 (plus tax with FREE shipping), you get to choose $125 in products (from any catalog and the clearance rack) plus any stamp set of your choice!  Stampin' Up! will also add a free mini guillotine trimmer (it's so cute and great for travel!) plus a Designer paper sampler of 6 x 6 papers.  They'll also throw in a free Paper Pumpkin kit and business supplies.  The value of your kit is well over $200!  No Sale-a-Bration items are available for this kit BUT you can then place an additional order and get those SAB items you want while saving 20% on your orders!  Orders from family and friends will also net you 20%. 

I would love to have you join my Ink Spot Stampers team.  You can click on that link and it will provide all sorts of information about your starter kit and my team.  Have additional questions?  Just ask!