Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Save Up to 60% on Clearance Items

Wow!! I was expecting a Stampin' Up! to update the Clearance Rack this month, but I wasn't expecting retired color cardstock -- like Chocolate Chip! Someone was just asking me about getting that color! It won't last long! Head over to the Clearance Rack to see what other goodies have been added and shop early for the best selection!


https://www.stampinup.com/ecweb/products/100100/clearance-rack?dbwsdemoid=50776https://www.stampinup.com/ecweb/products/100100/clearance-rack?dbwsdemoid=50776

Click HERE to Order Stampin' Up! Products Online, Anytime!

Last Chance: Get Retiring Products **while supplies last** until June 3! Shop Now

Combined Annual & Occasions Retiring List (PDF)
Sortable Spreadsheet (.xlsx)





Use Hostess Code VVRH7HJA to get a FREE Make and Take Kit and FREE GIFT when you order $40 or more. Free kits are mailed at the end of the month. Limit one per person. Shop Now

Friday, April 19, 2019

Control Freaks Blog Tour: Masculine Fun Fold Cards with Classic Garage

Whether you are coming from the creative and talented Wendy Weixler's blog or just joining us -- welcome to the April 2019 Control Freaks Blog Tour! Our theme this month is For the Men -- Masculine cards for all the men in your life! 

I am excited to share two fun folds with you today! The cards are very similar. The first one is an explosion card and the second one includes a miniature version of the first one INSIDE the card! I'm calling it an Exploding Pop-Up Card.


Here's the Explosion Card closed. I tied a ribbon around the entire card to keep it closed.

Control Freaks Blog Tour: Masculine Fun Fold Cards with Stampin' Up! Classic Garage ~ Geared Up Garage ~ www.juliedavison.com
 You can see the unique fold as you start to open the card.
Control Freaks Blog Tour: Masculine Fun Fold Cards with Stampin' Up! Classic Garage ~ Geared Up Garage ~ www.juliedavison.com
 It opens up to the full 8" x 8" square. The scoring measurements are very simple. Score at 4" on each side. Then score on one diagonal. Start by folding the diagonal in half away from you. Open it back up. Then fold on a straight score line toward you. Open it back up and fold on the other straight line toward you. Now the card is primed and ready to fold back on to itself. Use a bone folder to get good creases.
Control Freaks Blog Tour: Masculine Fun Fold Cards with Stampin' Up! Classic Garage ~ Geared Up Garage ~ www.juliedavison.com
 Check out the inside panel! I used the Embossing Mats with the Garage Gears Thinlit Dies to create this embossed look. The Embossing Mats are retiring, so be sure to get this Big Shot accessory before it's gone!
Control Freaks Blog Tour: Masculine Fun Fold Cards with Stampin' Up! Classic Garage ~ Geared Up Garage ~ www.juliedavison.com

 Once you've made the Explosion Card, the Exploding Pop Up Card is a piece of cake! Here is the outside of my card. I used the same color scheme as the first card: Tranquil Tide, Basic Black, and Crushed Curry. I love this Classic Garage Designer Paper! It's so easy to make masculine cards with colors that pop!
Control Freaks Blog Tour: Masculine Fun Fold Cards with Stampin' Up! Classic Garage ~ Geared Up Garage ~ www.juliedavison.com
The inside is just a mini Explosion Card! The inside piece is 4" x 4", scored at 2" from either side and then one diagonal. Use the same folding instructions as above. Collapse the insider piece and glue one side at a time so that the point of the diamond is just inside the center score line.


Control Freaks Blog Tour: Masculine Fun Fold Cards with Stampin' Up! Classic Garage ~ Geared Up Garage ~ www.juliedavison.com

I am working on a video tutorial to showcase this fun fold card featuring a two more samples, so be sure to come back and visit again!  In the meantime, keep hopping along our blog tour! Your next stop is the incredible Melissa Davies! You'll love what she has created for you!

https://rubberfunatics.blogspot.com/2019/04/controlfreaksapril2019.html

Stampin' Up! Shopping List: Geared Up Garage, Memento Black ink, Basic Black Cardstock, Tranquil Tide ink & cardstock, Crushed Curry ink & cardstock, Whisper White cardstock, Classic Garage Designer Paper, Garage Gears Thinlit Dies, Embossing Mats, Black & Silver Ribbon, Stampin' Trimmer, 2-1/4" Circle Punch, Tear & Tape Adhesive


Thursday, April 18, 2019

VIDEO: Meet the New 2019-2021 In Colors!

When a new catalog is released, I am most excited to see the new In Colors! Stampin' Up! hit it out of the ballpark with this year's colors -- they are so on trend that they have a color that is pretty close to Pantone's Color of the Year! Meet Terracotta Tile! And the rest of the 2019-2021 In Colors: Pretty Peacock, Seaside Spray, Rococo Rose, and Purple Posy. Which one is your favorite?

VIDEO: Meet the New Stampin' Up!  2019-2021 In Colors ~ www.juliedavison.com

VIDEO: Meet the New Stampin' Up!  2019-2021 In Colors ~ www.juliedavison.com

VIDEO: Meet the New Stampin' Up!  2019-2021 In Colors ~ www.juliedavison.com

VIDEO: Meet the New Stampin' Up!  2019-2021 In Colors ~ www.juliedavison.com

VIDEO: Meet the New Stampin' Up!  2019-2021 In Colors ~ www.juliedavison.com

Watch the replay of my Facebook Live video to get a closer look at the In Colors and how they compare to current core colors and retired Stampin' Up! Colors:



I used a brand new bundle to make these cards. It's called Above the Clouds and has a coordinating punch! You'll be able to order both of these when the new catalog is released on June 4.

How to get a copy of the NEW 2019-2020 Annual Catalog:
    2019-2020 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog Sneak Peeks ~ www.juliedavison.com
  • If you have ordered $50 or more from me in the last 6 months (between October 2018-April 2019), you will automatically get a copy of the new catalog in the mail. 
    • If you haven't ordered recently or with me before, make sure to place an order (of $50 or more) THIS MONTH in April 2019.
  • Catalogs and In Color samples will be mailed mid-May. Ordering starts June 3!
  • Don't want to wait that long? Sign up as a Demonstrator and pre-order select Annual Catalog products starting May 2! (Your complimentary catalog will be included in your demonstrator pre-order.) Learn More about joining my team and choosing $125 in product for only $99 + tax!

Stampin' Up! Shopping List: Above the Clouds stamp set, Terracotta Tile ink & cardstock, Pretty Peacock ink & cardstock, Seaside Spray ink & cardstock, Rococo Rose ink & cardstock, Purple Posy ink & cardstock, Memento Black Ink Pad, Whisper White Cardstock, Basic Black cardstock, Hot Air Balloon Punch, Triple Banner Punch, Stitched Shapes Framelits, Stampin' Dimensionals


Click HERE to Order Stampin' Up! Products Online, Anytime!


Last Chance: Get Retiring Products **while supplies last** until June 3! Shop Now

Combined Annual & Occasions Retiring List (PDF)
Sortable Spreadsheet (.xlsx)





Use Hostess Code VVRH7HJA to get a FREE Make and Take Kit and FREE GIFT when you order $40 or more. Free kits are mailed at the end of the month. Limit one per person. Shop Now

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Last Chance Favorite: 7 Lovely as a Tree Cards

Lovely as a Tree is the longest running stamp set in Stampin' Up!'s catalog. I'm not sure how long it's been in the catalog, but I chose it in my Demonstrator Starter Kit when I joined almost 17 years ago! And after such a long run, Lovely as a Tree is finally retiring! Do you have this lovely stamp set yet? Are you sad to see it go? If you don't have this classic set, make sure to add it to your next order! 

Here are some of my favorite Lovely as a Tree cards that I have shared over the years. Click on each image to view the original blog post with project details.
Last Chance Favorite: 7 Stampin' Up! Lovely as a Tree Cards ~ www.juliedavison.com

Last Chance Favorite: 7 Stampin' Up! Lovely as a Tree Cards ~ www.juliedavison.com
Last Chance Favorite: 7 Stampin' Up! Lovely as a Tree Cards ~ www.juliedavison.com

Last Chance Favorite: 7 Stampin' Up! Lovely as a Tree Cards ~ www.juliedavison.com
Last Chance Favorite: 7 Stampin' Up! Lovely as a Tree Cards ~ www.juliedavison.com

Last Chance Favorite: 7 Stampin' Up! Lovely as a Tree Cards ~ www.juliedavison.com

Last Chance Favorite: 7 Stampin' Up! Lovely as a Tree Cards ~ www.juliedavison.com


Click HERE to Order Stampin' Up! Products Online, Anytime!

Last Chance: Get Retiring Products **while supplies last** until June 3! Shop Now

Combined Annual & Occasions Retiring List (PDF)
Sortable Spreadsheet (.xlsx)





Use Hostess Code VVRH7HJA to get a FREE Make and Take Kit and FREE GIFT when you order $40 or more. Free kits are mailed at the end of the month. Limit one per person. Shop Now

Monday, April 15, 2019

Annual Catalog Retiring List Posted!

Stampin' Up! has released the list of retiring products in anticipation of the new Annual Catalog to be released June 4, 2019.  Retiring products are available WHILE SUPPLIES LAST! Order now for the best availability. http://juliedavison.com/shop

Combined Annual & Occasions Retiring List:

Sortable Spreadsheet (.xlsx):

I made some edits to the official list provided by Stampin' Up!. Those changes include removing the following products:
  • Clear Mount stamp sets that will carry over and be converted to Cling Mount in the new catalog.
  • All Wood Mount Stamps (Note: They are ALL retiring with the exception of carryover background stamps. I removed them from the list to simplify and avoid duplicate entries.) 
  • French Stamp Sets (Parlez vous francais?)
  • Host Stamp Sets (Note: They are ALL retiring)
  • ALL Bundles (Note: ALL bundle pricing ends June 3 even if some bundled products will carry over)
I also marked products that have sold out and will do my best to update these files as products sell out. Retiring products are available WHILE SUPPLIES LAST! Order now for the best availability. http://juliedavison.com/shop


Click HERE to Order Stampin' Up! Products Online, Anytime!

Use Hostess Code DAENCZ7V to get a FREE Make and Take Kit and FREE GIFT when you order $40 or more. Free kits are mailed at the end of the month. Limit one per person.

Sunday, April 14, 2019

On Stage Charlotte + New Catalog Sneak Peeks

2019-2020 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog Sneak Peeks ~ www.juliedavison.com
This weekend I made a quick trip to Charlotte, NC with a direct flight from my hometown airport. We only stayed one night and flew back after the one day event. Stampin' Up! unveiled the new Annual Catalog at this On Stage event (held in other locations around the world on the same day). Let me just say -- I can't remember the last time that I was so excited about a new catalog!! I want everything! You're going to love it so much!
2019-2020 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog Sneak Peeks ~ www.juliedavison.com
I loved spending time with a few of my team members (including my mom, Susan La Croix, below) and demonstrator friends! It's so much fun to attend these events together and share in the excitement of a new catalog and new announcements!
2019-2020 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog Sneak Peeks ~ www.juliedavison.com


Here are a few photos from the trip. Be sure to check out the Sneak Peek Album on my Facebook page (I think you can view it without signing in to Facebook) for more photos of display boards and projects. Tune in at 2:00 pm CT for a Facebook Live to see the On Stage "haul" I brought home!

How to get a copy of the NEW 2019-2020 Annual Catalog:
    2019-2020 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog Sneak Peeks ~ www.juliedavison.com
  • If you have ordered $50 or more from me in the last 6 months (between October 2018-April 2019), you will automatically get a copy of the new catalog in the mail. 
    • If you haven't ordered recently or with me before, make sure to place an order (of $50 or more) THIS MONTH in April 2019.
  • Catalogs and In Color samples will be mailed mid-May. Ordering starts June 3!
  • Don't want to wait that long? Sign up as a Demonstrator and pre-order select Annual Catalog products starting May 2! (Your complimentary catalog will be included in your demonstrator pre-order.) Learn More about joining my team and choosing $125 in product for only $99 + tax!
  • The full retiring list will be posted on Monday, April 15.
Meet the new In Colors!! From left to right: Rococo Rose, Purple Posy, Pretty Peacock, Seaside Spray, and Terracotta Tile.
2019-2020 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog Sneak Peeks ~ www.juliedavison.com
2019-2020 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog Sneak Peeks ~ www.juliedavison.com


2019-2020 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog Sneak Peeks ~ www.juliedavison.com

2019-2020 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog Sneak Peeks ~ www.juliedavison.com

2019-2020 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog Sneak Peeks ~ www.juliedavison.com

2019-2020 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog Sneak Peeks ~ www.juliedavison.com

2019-2020 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog Sneak Peeks ~ www.juliedavison.com


Be sure to check out the Sneak Peek Album on my Facebook page (I think you can view it without signing in to Facebook) for more photos of display boards and projects. 

And watch the replay of my Facebook Live to see all the goodies that I brought home from On Stage:


Click HERE to Order Stampin' Up! Products Online, Anytime!




Use Hostess Code DAENCZ7V to get a FREE Make and Take Kit and FREE GIFT when you order $40 or more. Free kits are mailed at the end of the month. Limit one per person.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Sweetest Thing Sweet Cup + PDF Template

Whenever I do a big card class, I include a "goody bag" with a sampling of new product. For our Spring Celebrations class, the product I included in the goody bag was from the How Sweet It Is Suite from the Occasions Catalog. I always design a few projects using the goody bag supplies and then include an inspiration sheet with measurements so my guests can duplicate the projects at home. Although I did not include a Sweet Cup in the goody bag, I did design a project with these cute cups to show off the designer paper, ribbon, and tag. I hand cut the small candies from the designer paper to embellish the tag.
Stampin' Up! Sweetest Thing Sweet Cup + PDF Template ~ www.juliedavison.com

Tip: To get the ribbon to stay put and not slide off, use a small piece of tape across the ribbon to secure it to the bottom of the cup.

Stampin' Up! Sweet Cup FREE Template PDF Download ~ 2019 Occasions Catalog ~ www.juliedavison.com
Download Sweet Cups Sleeve Template (.pdf)
  • Start with a piece of designer paper that is 3" x 12". Trace the template (above) on the back of the designer paper and cut out.
  • Put Tear & Tape Adhesive on both ends of the designer paper sleeve on the back side of the paper. Do NOT put adhesive across the entire sleeve. This will be more difficult to control. 
  • Adhere one end to the cut and wrap the paper around the cup, tucking the top edge under the cup lip, and adhere the other end to the paper.
You can find the Sweet Cups in the Occasions Catalog in the How Sweet It Is Suite Collection on pages 14 and 15. You can customize these cups for any occasion by changing out the designer paper and handmade tag!
Stampin' Up! Sweet Cup FREE Template PDF Download ~ 2019 Occasions Catalog ~ www.juliedavison.com

Stampin' Up! Shopping List: Sweetest Thing stamp set, Gorgeous Grape ink, Melon Mambo ink, How Sweet it Is Designer Paper, Sweet Cups, Sweet Pins & Tags, Granny Apple Green Textured Weave Ribbon, Layering Circle Framelits


Click HERE to Order Stampin' Up! Products Online, Anytime!




Use Hostess Code DAENCZ7V to get a FREE Make and Take Kit and FREE GIFT when you order $40 or more. Free kits are mailed at the end of the month. Limit one per person.