Sunday, February 18, 2024

Most Awesome Birthday Card With Trusty Tools

Sale-a-bration is still going strong until the end of the month.  Don't miss our on the fun coordinating products that you can earn for free with a $50 purchase.  For today's card I used free Trusty Toolbox 12 x 12 DSP that coordinates with the Trusty Tools Bundle in the mini catalog (item 162723).  The Trusty Tools bundle is $ 54.75 so you can earn the coordinating paper for free when you purchase it (until February 29th).

My favorite part of the bundle is the peg board die that make a fun background. Then you can cut out the tools from the coordinating paper using the dies from the bundle too.   

Card Measurements:
Smokey Slate 5 1/2” x 8 1/2”
Pebbled Path 3 1/4” x 2 1/2”
Basic White (2) 4” x 5 1/4”
Trusty Toolbox Designer Series Paper 2”x 5 1/4”

Stamp Sets:
Trusty Tools Bundle
Phrases For All Stamp Set

Product List
Trusty Tools Bundle (English)
Trusty Toolbox 12" X 12" (30.5 X 30.5 Cm) Designer Series Paper
Phrases For All Photopolymer Stamp Set (English)
Basic White 8 1/2" X 11" Cardstock
Stampin' Dimensionals
Bone Folder
Paper Trimmer
Multipurpose Liquid Glue
Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine
Gray Granite Classic Stampin' Pad
Gray Granite 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
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*********SALE NEWS***********

SHOP NOW! For orders less than $150 Use February Host Code: XU4CX2GT

NEW Catalog

A new year means new products! The 2024 January-April Stampin' Up! Mini catalog is live.

 Yay!  There are so many fun and beautiful products in this mini catalog. It’s hard to decide what my favorites are. 

For me, it is a toss up between Lighter Than Air Suite and the Perennial Lavender Suite.  Check out the Lighter Than Air Suite below.

Check out all of the new Designer Series Paper that is available to purchase now.


It's the best of Sale-A-Bration! If you are not familiar with Sale-A-Bration, it's Stampin' Up! biggest sale of the year! For every $50.00 you spend, you get to choose an item from the Sale-A-Bration catalog for free!

Sale-A-Bration Sales Period: 4 January–29 February 2024  

Watch the video below to see all of the great free products that you can earn.

There are new items available for February for Sale-a-bration.

There are some sweet starter kit specials during Sale-a-Bration too!  Be sure to get all the details below.

If you have a wish list of $100 worth of products, then you should consider joining Stampin' Up! by purchasing the $99 starter kit! 

You can build your Starter Kit by choosing $125 in Stampin' Up! products for only $99.00. Shipping is FREE!

During Sale-A-Bration, you also get to choose one of the two FREE bonus options:

Option1: A glass mat studio which includes a 17 x 14 inch heavy duty safety-tempered glass crafting mat, a silicone mat and cleaning cloth ($60 value)

Option 2: You can choose an additional $30 in free products when you join. (Instead of $125 in products in your starter kit, you can choose $155 in products for only $99).

You can learn more about these bonus options and view the glass mat studio on page 17 of the Sale-A-Bration catalog.

The Starter Kit is the best deal in the catalog. Not only do you get to choose free products, but you also get to enjoy a 20% discount on your future purchases through Stampin' Up! Yes, you can become a hobby demonstrator aka a discount shopper.

Because membership has it's privileges!

If you are placing a $100 order you really should consider joining Stampin' Up! as a discount shopper so you can save money on your supplies.   

As a member of my team of discount shoppers, you will be able to participate in our private Facebook group, monthly national virtual team meetings, fun swaps, behind the scenes previews, early access to products, and happy mail from me!  Come have fun and stamp with us!  

Here are the details:

  • When you purchase your Starter Kit for $99, you get to add $125 worth of products of your choice in your Starter Kit  plus the Stampin’ Glass Mat Studio or choose option 2 and get $155 worth or products in your starter kit. 
  • And your Starter Kit always ships for free!

Once you join, you’ll get at least a 20% discount on all products that you purchase plus you get to preorder from the upcoming catalogs a month before they go live for customer ordering!!  

There is no requirement to sell and there is no commitment beyond your Starter Kit purchase.  

You can be your own customer and as long as you purchase your quota for the quarter you can retain your demonstrator discount status. Why not give it a try?  

Why pay full price if you don't have to? 

If you’ve been considering joining, now will be a great time to jump in!  

If you are interested in learning more about becoming a Demonstrator, click to see all of the benefits and the compensation table.  You can also sign up electronically on that same page.  If you have any questions, please just drop me a note. I’d love to tell you more about it!

Drop me an email at if you have questions or if you would like a catalog mailed to you.

2 New Kits are available.

Birthday Sparkle Kit




Create glittering birthday cards and gift tags with the Birthday Sparkle Kit! This kit includes six cards and six gift tags. Create each project with the included stamp set, die-cut paper pieces, and twine. It also includes other elements such as glitter stickers, pressed wood picks, coordinating envelopes, and gold foil paper pieces! It’s easy to create each project for your recipient or get ahead on your crafting for the year by making quick multiples. Either way, you’ve got a special paper craft that your recipients will love! Also available in French.

Kit includes:

*Birthday Sparkle Photopolymer Stamp Set 

*Clear Stamp Block

*Early Espresso Stampin’ Spot

*Predesigned projects 

*Step-by-step instructions

*Precut pieces (No prep work! Get right to crafting)

*Make 6 cards and 6 gift tags 

*Cards: 3 each of 2 designs; folded card 5-1/2" x 4-1/4" (14 x 10.8 cm)

*Gift tags: 3 each of 2 designs; largest tag 2-1/4" x 3-1/2" (5.7 x 8.9 cm)

* 6 preprinted envelopes

*Enough adhesive to complete projects

*Gold glitter stickers and pressed wood picks.

*Baker’s Twine in Early Espresso and White

*A 9-7/8" x 6-1/2" x 2-3/4" (25.1 x 16.5 x 7 cm) printed designer box for storage or crafting on the go

Product colors: Basic White, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, gold glitter


Happy Houseplants Kit



Calling all plant lovers! The Happy Houseplants Kit is an adorable home decor crafting kit! This kit comes with four 6" x 6" (15.2 x 15.2 cm) white frames and precut paper pieces for you to curl and assemble inside the frame. You’ll end up with four coordinated houseplant decor pieces. They can stand by themselves, or you can hang them on your wall. Either way, your houseguests will be amazed that you created it yourself!

Kit includes:

* Predesigned projects 

* Step-by-step instructions

* Precut pieces (No prep work! Get right to crafting)

* 4 white frames

* Frame size: 7-1/8" x 7-1/8" x 7/16" (18.1 x 18.1 x 1.1 cm)

* Enough adhesive to complete projects

* A 7-3/4" x 7-1/2" x 3" (19.7 x 19 x 7.6 cm) printed designer box for storage or crafting on the go

Product colors: Calypso Coral, Garden Green, Granny Apple Green, Lemon Lime Twist, Pecan Pie



Click above to watch the unboxing video.




Click above for the unboxing video.


Memorable Meadows

The March kit details:

  •   Makes 9 cards: 3 each of 3 designs with 9 coordinating envelopes
  •   Precut vellum pieces and wood embellishments
  •   Coordinates with the Meandering Meadows Suite

Collection (item 162745)

  •   Coordinating colors: Granny Apple Green, Garden Green (Classic Stampin' Spot), Balmy Blue, Night of Navy, Gorgeous Grape, Fresh Freesia
  •   Includes a FREE stamp set (does not fit on the Paper

Pumpkin Clear Stamp Block)

Add dimension to your crafting projects with The Love of Spring Dies! Choose from a leaf sprig, daffodil, "Love" sentiment, or label to give your cards or tags that extra special touch. Our favorite thing about this add on is that it coordinates with not just one but three kits (Lovely Lavender, Sweet Springtime, and Memorable Meadows).

Please note that the Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine is not included and can be purchased separately.

The Add-on details:

  •   Item number: 164396
  •   Name: The Love of Spring Dies
  •   Price: $12.00 USD/ $16.50 CAD
  •   Availability: available for purchase on the online store starting December 11 and while supplies last.
  •   Includes: 4 dies


There is also a special Paper Pumpkin add on called The Love of Spring Dies. There are 4 dies which coordinate with the January, February and March Paper Pumpkin kits!

These dies are available now but only while supplies last.

Shop for the Love of Spring dies (Item#164396) 


Subscribe to the January Paper Pumpkin Kit between 11 February and 10 March here.

If you don't want to commit to a subscription you can purchase a pre-paid code for your preferred duration and then redeem the code at the Paper Pumpkin website.













Check out the Online Exclusive Products available while supplies last HERE.




$14.00 USD 


ITEM # 163186 $20.00 USD 

Also available in French (item 163187)

This month's kit includes:

  • Enough supplies to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs
  • 9 coordinating envelopes
  • Best Destination Photopolymer Stamp Set
  • One Gorgeous Grape Ink Spot
  • Printed card bases, printed die cuts, adhesive, embellishments, and a clear block
  • Finished card size: 5-1/2" x 4-1/4" (14 x 10.8 cm)
  • Coordinating colors: Balmy Blue, Boho Blue, Cajun Craze, Calypso Coral, Coastal Cabana, Crushed Curry, Daffodil Delight, Early Espresso, Flirty Flamingo, Fresh Freesia, Gorgeous Grape, Granny Apple Green, Misty Moonlight, Pecan Pie, Petal Pink, Pretty Peacock, and Shaded Spruce

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