Incolors Wild About Flowers

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Playing with the New Incolors! The Wild About Flowers and Papillion Potpourri Sets complement each other so nicely! Sweet Sugarplum is becoming my new Favorite Color!

Which type of stamps do I need?

With the launch of the NEW 2016-2017 Stampin' Up! Catalog, I thought I would share with you the diffences between        wood mount stamps, clear mount stamps and photopolymer stamps.

Which type of stamps do I need?
There are 3 type of stamps available for your use.


Wood-Mount

Wood-mount stamps come with a set of maple wood blocks. One block for each stamp.  Mount them once and you are done.

What I love about Wood-mount: I still love wood mount sets and here is why... I really feel that I can get the best stamped image from a wood-mount stamp. There's something sturdy about them and there is no messing around with finding a block to put them on. I can just grab one out of the box and start stamping. Plus there are some stamping techniques that just work best with wood mount stamps.

Cons of Wood-mount: They are more expensive and they take up more space.


Clear-Mount

There is some confusion around clear-mount stamps. These are NOT totally clear stamps. These are red rubber stamps like the wood-mount, but they do not come with blocks. They are designed to stick to clear mount blocks.  

What I love about Clear-mount: They are less expensive so I get more bang for my buck and they store in a skinny DVD type case so I can fit more stamps in less space. They are so much more compact and lighter than wood-mount stamps for taking to crops.

Cons of Clear-mount: You have to find a block that fits the stamp (the closer the fit, the easier they are to stamp with) and sometimes they just do not want to stick to the clear blocks!! It can be annoying. Plus even though the block is clear, the stamp is not so it's not super easy to see where you are stamping.


Photopolymer

These stamps are transparent and make it so much easier to line up your images. They are also flexible for repositioning on the reusable clear blocks.  I love these stamps.

What I Love about Photopolymer:  I can see where I am stamping.!  They are flexible!  You can bend them to make curved sayings and stems.  How fun it that!

Cons of Photopolymer: Sometimes I can not for the life of me get a good image. The ink bubbles up on the stamp or part of it just won't ink up or I stamp it and the image is blotchy.  I put a foam pad under my work area to help get a clean stamped image.  One of the biggest "cons" for me is that you can't color with markers on your photopolymer stamps to get different colors on the same image. That's a bummer!

What kind of stamp is the best?
 
It's truly your personal preference and sometimes can depend on the type of stamp set. I like my words and 2-step stamp sets in photopolymer, but images that I want to keep forever or might want to stamp multi-colored I like in wood. If you're short on space you might want to stick to clear-mount and photopolymer.

Hope you find this information helpful in choosing your stamp sets!

Happy Stamping!

 

Bonnie Waterman

2014-09-22_14.24.44 I was introduced to Stampin’ Up in 2002. I really enjoyed scrapbooking. When I discovered that Stampin’ Up! had a line of exclusive scrapbooking products, I was instantly hooked. I had to have it all! Then, as I learned to use what I had, I discoverd the joy of card making. I was so excited! I love making beautiful cards. Once I realized how to put both scrapbooking and stamping together, I had the best of both worlds! I love being a demonstrator and part of a company that inspires my creativity with exclusive stamps and accessories, allows me to plan my business around my schedule, and offers an exciting and expanding line of exclusive stamping products. If you want more information about Stampin’ Up!’s exciting products or unique business opportunities, please contact me.

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Sweet Sugar Plum meets Number of Years

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This beautiful card is made with the New Incolor SWEET SUGARPLUM! I think it is fast becoming my new favorite color!

Paper Pumpkin One Day Deal

For ONE DAY ONLY, new subscribers can get their first kit for just $5!

This amazing offer starts Thursday, June 9 at 5:00 PM (MT) and ends Friday, June 10 at 11:50 PM (MT).

Technically that’s just shy of 31 hours—a little more than one day, but it will go by in a blink!

This offer is open to first-time subscribers only. Discount applies to one kit for June 2016. After the first month, the price for the subscription will return to $19.95 USD/$26.95 CAD.

Available for month-to-month subscriptions, not prepaid subscriptions.

Check out this video for all the details.

Go to www.mypaperpumpkin.com to sign up.   Be sure to tell them I am your demonstrator,  BONNIE WATERMAN! 

I love MYPAPERPUMPKIN kits coming every month. 

Here are just some of the things you will love:

  • Every kit comes with an exclusive stamp set to use over and over!
  • We also send at least one Classic Stampin’ Spot with every kit. The colors don’t repeat in a 12-month period, so it’s easy to build a collection of colorful ink.
  • Every new subscriber receives a clear block (size D) with their first kit to help them get started and to use throughout their subscription. 
  • It’s an incredible value! In addition to a stamp set an ink spot(s), the kits are packed with supplies many to make awesome projects like cards, home décor, gift packaging, and more. For example, our card kits (6+ per year) always include 8 cards—at least!
  • It’s flexible! You can suspend (for a month) or cancel at anytime.
  • Since all the prep work is done, the projects take a shorter time to complete, making it the perfect on-the-go craft. Headed out of town? Grab a kit to create during some downtime. It’s all contained in one little box, so it’s easy to take anywhere!
  • It’s a surprise in your mailbox every month. Because who doesn’t love happy mail?
  • Every month, we share a video to quickly demonstrate how to assemble each kit so that you can pass it along to your subscribers. Just go to PumpkinHowTo.com to link over to our YouTube channel.
  • You can create the project as we intended, or if you’re feeling the urge to get a little creative, head on over to our Pinterest page. We link to our subscribers’ brilliant projects every month.
  • Every subscriber has exclusive access to our selection of past kits. So, when a kit runs out, you can buy more—either as a full kit or a refill (without stamp set and ink). It’s also a great way for you to show your customers the types of kits they can get with a subscription. Click here ( US | CA ) to see our current selection of past kits, available while supplies last.
  • Hosts can earn Stampin’ Rewards on prepaid subscriptions, and you’ll earn commissions on the full price even though the shipping costs are calculated into the price.
  • You’ll love the kits! That’s our promise to you! If you’re not satisfied, give us a call (800-782-6787) and we’ll take care of you. (Demonstrator Support rocks!)

 

HURRY THERE'S NOT MUCH TIME LEFT!   GET YOUR KIT TODAY!

Happy Stamping!

 

Bonnie Waterman

2014-09-22_14.24.44 I was introduced to Stampin’ Up in 2002. I really enjoyed scrapbooking. When I discovered that Stampin’ Up! had a line of exclusive scrapbooking products, I was instantly hooked. I had to have it all! Then, as I learned to use what I had, I discoverd the joy of card making. I was so excited! I love making beautiful cards. Once I realized how to put both scrapbooking and stamping together, I had the best of both worlds! I love being a demonstrator and part of a company that inspires my creativity with exclusive stamps and accessories, allows me to plan my business around my schedule, and offers an exciting and expanding line of exclusive stamping products. If you want more information about Stampin’ Up!’s exciting products or unique business opportunities, please contact me.

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/StampWithBonnie/

Tour the New Stampin' Up! Catalog with me!

Have you looked through the NEW 2016-2017 Stampin' Up! Catalog yet? It's filled with fun new products for card making, scrapbooking and gift packaging as well as LOTS of ideas to get your creative juices flowing! 

This is my first attempt at doing a video and a tour.  So, please pardon all my technical difficulties and let me know what you think.

Grab a cup of coffee, pull up a comfy chair and take a peek inside the Stampin’ Up! catalog with me…

Watch my New Catalog Tour Video Now! I'll point out my favorite new things and show you things you don't want to miss. There's a lot to see, so let's get started!!

OPPS!!  I forgot to tell you about the NEW Big Shot Platform that we all are going to want and need! 

Watch and learn about it here.


Once you've watched the video you can look through the catalog online...

 

Look through the catalog (pdf)

 

Then if you haven't already and you want your own copy of the catalog you can email me with your name and address at bwaterma@tds.net and I will send you one FREE or you can buy one here

Then you can place your orders here!  SHOP NOW!

Enjoy your New Stampin' Up! Catalog tour! 

Happy Stamping!

 

Bonnie Waterman

2014-09-22_14.24.44 I was introduced to Stampin’ Up in 2002. I really enjoyed scrapbooking. When I discovered that Stampin’ Up! had a line of exclusive scrapbooking products, I was instantly hooked. I had to have it all! Then, as I learned to use what I had, I discoverd the joy of card making. I was so excited! I love making beautiful cards. Once I realized how to put both scrapbooking and stamping together, I had the best of both worlds! I love being a demonstrator and part of a company that inspires my creativity with exclusive stamps and accessories, allows me to plan my business around my schedule, and offers an exciting and expanding line of exclusive stamping products. If you want more information about Stampin’ Up!’s exciting products or unique business opportunities, please contact me.

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/StampWithBonnie/

   


 

The NEW Stampin' Up! Catalog has Arrived!

The NEW 2016-2017 Stampin' Up! Catalog is here!! It's filled with all kinds of fun new products for card making, scrapbooking and gift packaging as well as LOTS of ideas to get your creative juices flowing! Go ahead, take a peek inside. You'll love what you see!

2016-2017 Stampin' Up! Idea Book & Catalog

Look through the catalog (pdf)

 

As you look through the new catalog here are a few things you’ll want to know:

  • Stamps are available in 3 types: Clear Mount, Wood Mount & Photopolymer. Learn more about the types of stamps on page 2 of the catalog.  I personally love the flexability of the Photopolymer stamps!

  • Stamp images are shown full size.

  • If a stamp image has a coordinating punch or framelit, it will be shown around the image as kind of a shadow and noted underneath the stamp set.  The gray color indicates matching framelits and the Ivory color is for a matching punch. 

  • One of my favorite things about Stampin’ Up! is their color coordination. You’ll find ink pads, markers, papers & accessories all in the same colors on pages 169-171. You will never have to wonder if everything is going to match again!

Need a Wish List?

Here is my gift to you! A wish list! You can download and print this list for your own personal use!

Have a Big Wish List?

You don’t have to host a party to get Stampin’ Rewards! If you place a $150+ order, you’ll get to pick FREE stuff! Pick from the exclusive hostess stamp sets shown on pages 198-201 or pick anything from the catalog. Plus in June get $35 EXTRA in Stampin' Rewards with a $350+ order. Shop Now!

Want it ALL?

For just $99 you get to pick $125 worth of stamping supplies in your starter kit, plus you’ll get a 20% discount on ALL your orders! Super deal if your wish list is a mile long. 
JUNE SPECIAL: Pick 2 FREE Stamp Sets with your Starter Kit! Order your starter kit now. Join NOW! 

 

Want your own Catalog?

Sure you can look at it online, but there's nothing like flipping through a real copy of the catalog.  If you would like to receive your very own hard copy please send me an email at bwaterma@tds.net with  your name and address.  All I ask in return is a minimum order from you!   Thanks so much!

 

Stay tuned!  My 10 Year Anniversary as a Stampin' Up! Demonstator is at the end of this month!  How should we celebrate? Leave a comment below.

 

Happy Stamping!

 

Bonnie Waterman

2014-09-22_14.24.44 I was introduced to Stampin’ Up in 2002. I really enjoyed scrapbooking. When I discovered that Stampin’ Up! had a line of exclusive scrapbooking products, I was instantly hooked. I had to have it all! Then, as I learned to use what I had, I discoverd the joy of card making. I was so excited! I love making beautiful cards. Once I realized how to put both scrapbooking and stamping together, I had the best of both worlds! I love being a demonstrator and part of a company that inspires my creativity with exclusive stamps and accessories, allows me to plan my business around my schedule, and offers an exciting and expanding line of exclusive stamping products. If you want more information about Stampin’ Up!’s exciting products or unique business opportunities, please contact me.

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/StampWithBonnie/

 

Farwell Open Sea!

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Open Sea has been one of my ABSOLUTE Favorite Stamps sets of all times! It was introduces in a mini catalog and we begged for it to be carried over to the main catalog and it has been with us for a couple of years now! I am Never parting with this set! It makes the best "MAN" cards and you can combine it with the current Going Global Suite that is retiring on May 31, 2016. Get yours while they are still available. Only while supplies last!

Farewell to Old Friends!

Stampin' Up has released the retirement list for this current 2015-2016 Annual Catalog and the Occassions Catalog!

It's that time again: Stampin' Up! is getting ready to retire stamps and accessories from BOTH the Annual and Occasions catalogs. As sad as it is to see these products go, there's still time for you to get them before they're gone. Plus, retiring products have discounts of up to 50%! Retiring products will only be available until May 31, or while supplies last, so SHOP NOW before they're gone!

If you want to look through your catalog, here's a Retiring List that you can print out. Or you can look online at the Retiring Stamp Sets and Retiring Accessories.

A few of my favorite things that are retiring... 

2014-2016 In Colors

Punches that I use ALL the time...

Accessories

Big Shot Embossing Folders I use the most...

Shop Now to get what you want before it's GONE!!

Happy Stamping!

Bonnie Waterman