Replacing SNAIL

Stampin’ Up! has a new seal product that is replacing SNAIL and just released with the new catalog.  I think you will love it.  It offers a little more adhesive than SNAIL and there are two options that are interchangeable in the case.  Have you seen it in the catalog?  How about a great visual to go with that?  Below is a great video from Stampin’ Up! featuring George to show you a little more about this great new product.  You may like a few of the differences from SNAIL.  

I hope you enjoyed the video and all this new adhesive has to offer.  I think it’s a great addition to any stamp room. 

Replacing SNAIL

                                                             Great new adhesive.

You can pick It up in my online store here.  I know many of you were disappointed with our SNAIL was discontinued but this is an upgrade from that and will be easier to use. 

The good news is that there are two different adhesives that you can use with the same case and simply change out as needed.  One is for simple projects and cards, the other has a bond that can be used for larger, or 3D projects.  I know for me, having the option of two different seals that fit into the same case is also a bonus.  I hope you enjoy this new seal product that is replacing SNAIL as much as I do. 


Introducing New Products

This is the first of a bunch of videos introducing new products.  I love our new products in the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog and I know you will too.  The Peony Garden Suite is beautiful from it’s gorgeous florals to its delicate pastels.  The suite includes Dies, an Embossing Folder and DSP that you can color yourself to coordinate everything just the way you like it. Take a look:

What do you think of the beautiful floral colors?  I love how they go together and have such a soft look.  The artwork is simply amazing and this suite can be used for so many wonderful projects.  I also love the designer Facets.  You can pick up this suite in my online store here.  You can also shop for the products individually. 

There are so many new products in the new 2020-2021 Annual Catalog.  I’m so glad that Stampin’ Up! puts together these videos for us to share.  It gives you that up close and personal look at some of the favorite new products.  I often find it refreshing to be able to see some of the products in action through these videos.  I love to see how they look and how they all coordinate together.  Stay tuned as I will continue introducing new products through the month of June.

Fun New Options

I would like to share some fun new options for you that are now available in the new annual catalog.  I know there will be a lot to see and play with.  So I will do my best to offer some options here that you can see first hand and decide what works for you.  I hope you enjoy! 

1st: Beautiful World globe card – now available here
2nd: Forever Fern thanks card – now available here

These stamp sets are now available in my online store.  I also have them outlined below with the other stamps in the sets.

If you have the new catalog, the Beautiful World stamp set is part of the World of Good Suite on pages 24-26 with the World Map Dies on page 174. The Forever Fern stamp set is part of the Forever Greenery Suite on pages 108-110 with the Forever Flourishing Dies on page 175.

Project instruction downloads – make this exact card OR use it as a template. Simply print the Word or PDF instructions and start stampin’!  I hope you like some of the fun new options.

Beautiful World card WORD, click HERE.
Beautiful World  card PDF, click HERE.

Forever Fern card WORD, click HERE.
Forever Fern card PDF, click HERE 

Click here to download the new Annual Catalog
Click here to see the new In Colors

Starting Today

Stampin' Up! 2020-21 Catalog

Starting today, the new catalog is NOW LIVE! The day you have been waiting for! (maybe not, ha, ha, but I have!)

TWO promotions begin today as well and run through June 30. They are as follows:

1. SHOP: Add $25 in freebies of your choice to the freebies you already qualify for with a minimum $250 order. That is a minimum of $50 in free product you may add. As your order total goes up, so does the amount you get to add free! See the table on page 187 of the catalog.

2. JOIN: Join our Demonstrator discount club and add ANY stamp set/dies or stamp set/punch bundle (choose any but the highest is about $60) to the $99 Starter Kit for FREE.

To see it all in one place, here’s the whole list of what you get for $99. I call this “let’s do the math.”:

  • Anything* you want for $125.00 (not a penny more). Yes, that includes Clearance Rack. *Only exclusion is prepaid Paper Pumpkin. That’s it. There are over 2,000 item codes to choose from in the Starter Kit building area.
  • ANY stamp set/dies or stamp set/punch bundle (see them on pages 168-169, 173-179 of the new catalog – if you don’t have one in hand I can mail you one and you can also see the PDF by linking HERE). Highest one is $60.25.
  • One Paper Pumpkin kit, valued at $22, added automatically.
  • It all ships FREE so if it were an order, that shipping would be about $20.73.
  • So, for $99+ tax, you get about $227 in value!
Important tidbits:
  • You can only join on a desktop or laptop; won’t work on a smartphone or tablet
  • This is not an order per se – you buy the kit in a special place and that link is HERE.
  • You do not have to have parties or do anything like that. You can join just for the discount, which begins at 20%. Of my almost 300 team members in my group, probably 95% are in this category. I call them my “smart shoppers.” It is just fine!
  • I love to use the analogy that the Starter Kit is like joining Costco or Sam’s Club but better. You pay to join but, with us, you get something of substance and value that exceeds the cost you pay to join! After that, you “enter” and you get a discount on all your purchases. That’s all there is to it.
  • As soon as you choose the Starter Kit and finalize it, you get an email from Stampin’ Up! welcoming you with your Demonstrator ID number and the path to our special website where you can begin ordering, at a discount, right away.

I get asked, often, questions such as “what’s the catch?” There is none. This is it. Nothing complicated. No hidden bad surprises. It is just as I describe it above. Pretty sweet, huh? More detail that might interest you is in my FAQ HERE.

Enjoy the new catalog as a shopper or joiner! I treat it as therapy to slowly turn the pages with a glass of wine or cup of coffee. Savor it but don’t take too long to shop or join, lol! 😉 Doug’s 20+ year old BBQ is on its last legs and I’m trying to surprise him with a new one for Father’s Day. Every order helps!  This is all starting today.

Colors are Coming

I know the images are white, but rest assured, the colors are coming.  The release of the new In-Colors for the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog is coming later this month so stay tuned.  In the meantime, I can share some details about the May Paper Pumpkin kit.  Just knowing that it will have the new In-Colors makes it a special kit.  Paper Pumpkin subscribers will be the first to have the new In-Colors in their hands.

The Paper Pumpkin team at Stampin’ Up! loves planning fun surprises.  This is definitely a pleasant surprise in the making.  This fabulous kit will feature the 2020–2022 In Colors, plus Purple Posy, an In Color from the 2019–2021 collection. This means that as Paper Pumpkin subscribers, you will be first to get your hands on new In Color products. That’s not the only thing you will love about this kit so subscribe to Paper Pumpkin here today.

The new kit will contain the following (and remember, the colors are coming): 

Supplies for 12 cards and envelopes
8 cards are traditional size
Card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ 
Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ 
4 cards are note card size
Notecard size: 5″ x 3-1/2″ 
Envelope size: 5-1/8″ x 3-5/8″

Thinking of Them

What a great way to let that special someone know you are thinking of them. The card has such a cute sentiment and images.  The embellishments enhance the colors and help bring out the focal point of the card.  It’s also a great first time card.T

All images © 1990-2020 Stampin’ Up!®

• Stamp Sets: Make a Splash (151708- host set)
Cardstock: Bermuda Bay (131197), Shimmery White (101910)
Ink: Pool Party (147107), Grapefruit Grove (147142), Gray Granite (147118), Granny Apple Green (147095), Mint Macaron (147106)
• Tools & Accessories: Stamparatus (146276), Metallic Baker’s Twine & Sequins Combo Pack (152314- SAB), Aquapainter (103954), Classic Label Punch (141491), Mini Dimensionals (144108)

• Card Base: 5 ¼” x 8 ½”
• Cardstock #2: 5 3/8” x 4 1/8”


• Cut Bermuda Bay base & score in half at 4 ¼”
• Stamp fishbowl using Gray Granite
• Stamp seaweed in Granny Apple Green and Mint Macaron. Stamp fish using Grapefruit Grove.
• Watercolor water using aquapainter and Pool Party
• Tie Baker’s Twine around Shimmery White
• Stamp sentiment using Mint Macaron & punch out with Classic Label Punch
• Pop up using Mini Dimensionals
• Glue Shimmery White to card base
• Embellish with sequins and let them know you are thinking of them.