Stampin' Up! Daisy Delight Bundle and Punch is Back!

145361GThe Stampin' Up! Daisy Delight Punch and Bundle is back in stock!  I know that many of you have been awaiting it's arrival in the warehouse!

Daisy Delight Photopolymer Bundle #145361  (Includes stamp set and bundle.)
Please call or email me if you'd like help with your order.
409-719-2853

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The New Stampin' Up! Catalog Is LIVE!

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Just a quick note to let you know that the new Stampin' Up! Catalog is now LIVE!
See all the new products HERE in the ONLINE STORE.
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Please let me know if I can help you!  You can reach me by phone, text, or email through the contact information below.
Enjoy your day!
Lisa
 
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Handmade Card from Stampin' Up! President

Handmade-card-stampin-up-president-rich-jutkinsToday I wanted to share a handmade card that a received earlier this year from Stampin' Up! President, Rich Jutkins. 

It's a congratulatory card that for a recent sales milestone with the company and I was super excited to receive it.  Featured here is the beautiful Moroccan Nights set that is retiring but still available.

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Moroccan Nights (wood mount)

Moroccan Nights (clear mount)

Here's a shot of the handwritten note inside...so special.

Stampin-up-card-rich-jutkinsI love being part of a company that values and respects its demonstrators/representatives.  This 10+ year journey with Stampin' Up! has been a wonderful experience and I look forward to many more years!

If you'd like to know more about being part of Stampin' Up! as a demonstrator, please call or email me. Or, if you're ready to purchase the Starter Kit and begin your adventure, click here and get started sharing your love of the product, handmade cards, and paper crafting!


More Card Making and Paper Crafting Ideas!

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Everyone loves browsing through card making and paper crafting ideas, right?   If the answer is yes, be sure that #4 on the list above is checked off today!  Here's the plan...

  1. Sign up for ink and inspirations Mailing List and receive FREE gifts via immediately after confirming!
  2. What free gifts? 
    How about an exclusive video tutorial for a gift box and my favorite card sketch idea that makes assembling a card a breeze!
  3. As a subscriber, you will also receive our monthly newsletter and weekly emails with exclusive paper crafting and cardmaking project ideas and tips!
  4. You will periodically receive BONUS video tutorials of special projects exclusively for mailing list subscribers.
  5. Receive first notice of specials and promotions!

Click the link below to sign up and look for the email for you to confirm subscription!

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My Top Five Discounted Favorites on the Stampin' Up! Retiring List

Top5.blog-post-imageWith the retiring list just announced this week from Stampin' Up!, I wanted to share my favorites that are discounted 40% - 50%.  These items are available only while supplies last and at the time of this writing, I am hoping that these are still available for you to purchase.

Here are the photos with direct links to shop!

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Want a refresher on how the Gift Box Punch Board works?  See the video below from the Stampin' Up! Home Office.

SEE THE ENTIRE LIST...

If you'd like to see the entire list of retiring products, click here for the links to the PDF and also a sortable Excel spreadsheet. Sort by retiring stamps, embellishments, kits, etc.  Please keep in mind that there are already items that have sold out. 

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Cupcakes and Carrousels Designer Series Paper Stack Sample

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Falling Petals Textured Impressions Embossing Folder

and Succulent Framelits Dies Sample

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Tasty Treats Specialty Designer Paper Sample

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Place an online order with me using the Host Code and receive a gift from me.  Please do not use the Host Code if your order totals $150 or more before shipping and tax.  You will receive Stampin' Rewards from Stampin' Up! on your order and I will still send your gift!

 If I can help you with your order, please contact me at lisa@inkandinspirations.com or you can call or text 409-719-2853.

Thank you for tuning in today for my top 5 discounted Stampin' Up! Retiring Products!


Saying Goodbye

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The time has come to say goodbye to the products on the retiring lists from Stampin' Up!  Please look over the list carefully...many items are available only while supplies last.

Stamp sets listed will be available for order until.  Other products, tools, embellishments, papers, etc., will be available only while supplies last!

Be sure to take a close look at the retiring 2015-2017 In Color products.  These tend to sell out quickly!

See retiring list in PDF format HERE.

See the retiring list in sortable Excel format HERE.

Please contact me if I can help you with your order.

 


The Case of the Missing Stamps

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Happy St. Patrick's Day!
​It's early Friday morning and very quiet even though the family's all here.  My husband is "under the weather", poor dear, but everyone else is doing fine and looking forward to spending a few days together.
Most of you know that we spend a lot of time here at our cabin in the Ozarks.  Moving many of my crafting (and, sewing) supplies back and forth between here and Texas is what takes up most of the space in our vehicle when we travel, as you can imagine.   Well, day before yesterday while setting up my studio, I realized the box with all of my Occasions Catalog stamp sets was not to be found. My husband assured me that he had unpacked all my bags and placed those in my studio,
Oh my goodness! 
I hoped they were 540 miles away back in Texas. So I called my sweet mom and dad and they went over to my house to search for the missing stamps which were nowhere to be found.  I was just a little frazzled.
I had planned to do a Facebook LIVE broadcast on Ink and Inspirations Stampers Group and Ink and Inspirations with Lisa Brown that night.  But, for the projects planned, I needed---you guessed it---the stamps that were in that box.
So, I had to think fast and design a project with the stamps that I DID have in my studio and  the card in the video below was created.  I recorded a shorter version for you but you can catch the original recording of the LIVE version HERE.
 
After that LIVE video, my husband asked if I had "found" the box. 
"No...{sigh}..., and it's not in Texas either."
"What did the box look like"?
I described the box and he said he had not unpacked anything like that. (Oh my...)
"Let's go look again...I'll check the boxes with my things".
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As a stamper and paper crafter, you have to understand the relief!  Lots of fun (and, investment) tucked in that one little box. 
In the whole scheme of things, this was not a problem...I realize that.  And, it reinforces the fact that no matter what life throws at you, there's a way through it.  We just need believe and trust.
Have you ever misplaced or "lost" some of your crafting supplies?  Share your story with us in the comment section below!
There are still a couple of more weeks of Sale-A-Bration where you can earn some fun products for free with a qualifying purchase.
Here are the supplies used in today's project:
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Place an online order with me using the Host Code and receive a gift from me.  Please do not use the Host Code if your order totals $150 or more before shipping and tax.  You will receive Stampin' Rewards from Stampin' Up! on your order and I will still send your gift!
 
Hope you have a great weekend and have some time to craft.
Enjoy your day!

It May Be a Good Fit...Try It!

Could being a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator be a good fit for you? 

There are often many questions about what is involved in being a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator so let's talk about a few.

  • How much does it cost to become a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator?
    The Starter Kit is $99 plus your applicable sales tax... shipping is free.


  • What do you get in the Starter Kit?
    Included in the Starter Kit are Stampin' Up! products of your choosing totaling up to $125.  During Sale-A-Bration 2017, you get to choose an additional two stamp sets of any price to add to your kit! (Kits and Bundles not included in the two extra choice options...any stamp sets are!)
    The kit also includes a business supply pack with order forms, catalogs, etc.

  •  How much do you have to sell to be a demonstrator?
    Good question!  Minimum sales requirement is $300 a quarter.  The $300 includes what you purchase for yourself plus what others purchase from you. This can included product you purchase for yourself, for others as gifts, Paper Pumpkin subscriptions...anything but business supplies like order forms, catalogs, etc.  For your first $300, you have until the end of the following quarter from when you sign up.
  • Is there any penalty if you choose not to continue?
    Not at all!
  • Can you make money as a Demonstrator? Of course!  How much you make depends on the amount of time you spend "working" it. Make enough to cover the cost of your supplies, pay a car note, make it full time, or anywhere in between...it's totally up to you!  You earn a commission for sales (which increases as sales increase), earn from volume rebates, and downline performance.  You can also hold classes and charge a fee or sell finished projects following the easy and fair guidelines in the demonstrator manual. 
    You can also earn Flex Points that you can redeem for product and supplies or the BIG incentive trip which include places like the Meditteranean, Thailand, and Alaskan Cruise!
  • What if I'm a beginning stamper and don't know everything about stamping and paper crafting?

    First of all, no one knows EVERYTHING...we all start somewhere!  I had been stamping for a few weeks when I signed up. True story!

 I would love to have you join my Ink and Inspirations Stars Team...a great group from across the country!  You would receive support for me via email, phone, and a private Facebook group!  And,with my support as your Team Leader, the awesome Stampin' Up! Demonstrator site, Stampin' Connection (a demo only forum with questions, answers, and ideas, and a great resource in Demonstrator Only Facebook Group!  You will have access to ideas, help, and inspiration from some awesome resources!

So, if you are ready and want to know "where do I sign up?", it's easy and online right here!

If you have questions, just email me at lisa@inkandinspirations.com or call me at 409-719-2853.  I'd love to chat and answer your questions.  No pressure...the decision is yours!  Give it a try...it can be a great fit!

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Questions About Being A Stampin' Up! Demonstrator?

Bo-talkaboutit.blog-post-imageThere are often many questions about what is involved in being a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator so let's talk about a few.

 

  • How much does it cost to become a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator?
    The Starter Kit is $99 plus your applicable sales tax... shipping is free.


  • What do you get in the Starter Kit?
    Included in the Starter Kit are Stampin' Up! products of your choosing totaling up to $125.  During Sale-A-Bration 2017, you get to choose an additional two stamp sets of any price to add to your kit! (Kits and Bundles not included in the two extra choice options...any stamp sets are!)
    The kit also includes a business supply pack with order forms, catalogs, etc.

  •  How much do you have to sell to be a demonstrator?
    Good question!  Minimum sales requirement is $300 a quarter.  The $300 includes what you purchase for yourself plus what others purchase from you. This can included product you purchase for yourself, for others as gifts, Paper Pumpkin subscriptions...anything but business supplies like order forms, catalogs, etc.  For your first $300, you have until the end of the following quarter from when you sign up.
  • Is there any penalty if you choose not to continue?
    Not at all!
  • Can you make money as a Demonstrator? Of course!  How much you make depends on the amount of time you spend "working" it. Make enough to cover the cost of your supplies, pay a car note, make it full time, or anywhere in between...it's totally up to you!  You earn a commission for sales (which increases as sales increase), earn from volume rebates, and downline performance.  You can also hold classes and charge a fee or sell finished projects following the easy and fair guidelines in the demonstrator manual. 
    You can also earn Flex Points that you can redeem for product and supplies or the BIG incentive trip which include places like the Meditteranean, Thailand, and Alaskan Cruise!
  • What if I'm a beginning stamper and don't know everything about stamping and paper crafting?

    First of all, no one knows EVERYTHING...we all start somewhere!  I had been stamping for a few weeks when I signed up. True story!

 I would love to have you join my Ink and Inspirations Stars Team...a great group from across the country!  You would receive support for me via email, phone, and a private Facebook group!  And,with my support as your Team Leader, the awesome Stampin' Up! Demonstrator site, Stampin' Connection (a demo only forum with questions, answers, and ideas, and a great resource in Demonstrator Only Facebook Group!  You will have access to ideas, help, and inspiration from some awesome resources!

So, if you are ready and want to know "where do I sign up?", it's easy and online right here!

If you have questions, just email me at lisa@inkandinspirations.com or call me at 409-719-2853.  I'd love to chat and answer your questions.  No pressure...the decision is yours! 

 

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Stampin' Up! Occasions Catalog and Sale-A-Bration

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The new Stampin' Up! Occasions Catalog debuts on January 4th along with the launch of the biggest event of the year, Sale-A-Bration!

If you are a customer of mine and have made a purchase from me in the last six months, you should be receiving a catalog and Sale-A-Bration brochure in the mail.  If you are looking for a Stampin' Up! demonstrator  and live in the U.S. and would like a catalog, please email me at lisa@inkandinspirations.com.

I am so excited to share some of the new products with you!  Be sure to join us on Facebook HERE on December 30th for our Ink and Inspirations Occasions and Sale-A-Bration Kickoff!

In the meantime, be sure to check the Stampin' Up! Online Store for the Closeout!

SPECIALS AND PROMOTIONS

  • HOST CODE FOR DECEMBER: 3ANZEQUZ
Place an online order with Lisa Brown using the Host Code and receive a gift from me.  Please do not use the Host Code if your order totals $150 or more before shipping and tax.  You will receive Stampin' Rewards from Stampin' Up! on your order and I will still send your gift!
 
  • Stampin' Up! Year End Closeout!  Savings on many items! Click HERE to shop!
  • Retiring stamp sets from the Holiday Catalog are only be available WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!

Thanks for checking in today...see you again soon!


Only 24 Hours Left!

 

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In just 24 hours, 1 PM Central Time, we are beginning our 12 Weeks of Christmas email campaign.

In order to receive these project ideas, you must be receiving my emails as a subscriber of my list!

In Weeks 1-5, you are going to receive a different Christmas card project every week.

In Weeks 7-9, you will receive a gift idea.

Then in Weeks 10-12, you'll be receiving the ideas and instructions for Christmas packaging/ Christmas tags.

By the end of the 12 Weeks of Christmas campaign, you'll have 12 amazing projects and instructions to help you get ready for the holidays.

The ONLY people who are going to receive these 12 amazing holiday project ideas are those who are subscribed to my mailing list. If you are not subscribed to my mailing list by October 5th at 1:00 PM local time, you will not receive all of these great project ideas.  So, make sure you are subscribed by clicking the link below and follow the instructions.

--->Subscribe to Lisa Brown's Ink and Inspirations Mailing List!

Looking forward to sharing with you in the 12 Weeks of Christmas Email Campaign!


12 Weeks of Halloween with Stampin' Up! Products- Coming Soon!

12wkshw-announcementComing soon will be my 12 Weeks of Halloween Projects with Stampin' Up! here on Ink and Inspirations! 

It's hard to believe that it's time for planning spooky fun treats and cards, isn't it? 

Next week, is the first of 12 Weeks until Halloween so get ready for some fun projects!  Be sure to subscribe to my mailing list to get first notice of the video tutorials!

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Have you seen the new, limited time, Thoughtful Branches Bundle?

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This new and exclusive Thoughtful Branches Bundle from Stampin' Up! is available for you to purchase NOW...while supplies last!
I've got a special showcase of projects and video tutorials planned for those who purchase this bundle from me or through my Online Store. Love this bundle and you will, too!

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See the PDF flyer of the Thoughtful Branches Bundle HERE!

Here's a card idea and video tutorial with the Thoughtful Branches Bundle!

Click below to order Stampin' Up! products, 24/7- HOSTESS CODE: KYPMSC6M

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Stampin' with the Stars - Become A Star in June and Get Two Free Stamp Sets!

Strs-62416This is a peek of the card and video tutorial that I made to share with my Ink and Inspirations Stars Team. 

It is an honor to be the team leader of this great group from across the U.S.  Our group is composed of both hobby and business demonstrators who love stamping and Stampin' Up! products!  Both are extremely important to the make up of our group!

What is a hobby demonstrator?

Hobby demonstrators are those who purchase Stampin' Up! for themselves and maybe have family and friends that purchase from them. 

Business demonstrators may hold events, parties, classes, or participate in craft fairs, etc. to supplement or earn an income. 

Both hobby and business demonstrators love the craft and sharing the how-to and/or their completed projects with others.

We'd love to have you join us!

Become a demonstrator in June and receive TWO FREE stamp sets! 

  • To become either a hobby or business demonstrator, purchase the Starter Kit for $99.
  • Choose up to $125 worth of current Stampin' Up! product to fill your kit. (During June, you can add TWO FREE stamp sets of your choice...any cost!)
  • Free Shipping on your Kit!
  • Become a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator and a member of the Ink and Inspirations Stars in the month of June!
    Click Here for more details.

Making a Fun Slider Card with the Stampin' Up! Shooting Star Bundle

Shooting-star-sliding-star-stampin-up-video-tutorialGet ready to add loads of fun to your card making with the Stampin' Up! Shooting Star Bundle as seen in today's video. 

These Sliding Star Framelits make this an easy project that you'll want to create over and over again!  It's been addicting for me. :)

This step by step video is a bit longer than usual but here's hoping you'll find it helpful.

Here's the slider card video tutorial...

Product List

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Promotions and Specials

  • Current Host Code:KV3TFM7N
    Place an online order with me using the Host Code and receive a gift from me.  Please do not use the Host Code if your order totals $150 or more before shipping and tax.  You will receive Stampin' Rewards from Stampin' Up! on your order and I will still send your gift!
  • Designer Series Paper Share- Try many of the new beautiful papers from the Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog! Details HERE!
  • Get TWO FREE stamp sets when you become a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator in the month of June.
    Click Here for more details.

Shooting-star-slider-card-stampin-up-starGet ready for some crafty fun making slider cards with the Shooting Star Bundle from Stampin' Up!