• Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

  • Thanks for stopping by!
    Linda Heller
    Ind. Stampin' Up Demonstrator, Executive .
    Maitland, FL

    Drop Me A Note & Say Hi! Linda@stampingschool.com

  • The Original Video Tutorial Website! We started in 2007 and have over 900 videos archived! Exclusively SU products, recipes & cutting measurements for all projects. Still only $35 a year with over 2000 happy members! Try it for a month for only $5

  • Per Stampin' Up, this message needs to be on my blog: This content is my sole responsibility as an independent Stampin' Up! demonstrator and the use of and content of the classes, services, or products offered here is not endorsed by Stampin' Up!

Change of Address and Updates!

32 loggers run window views

Wouldn’t you love to stamp with a view of these mountains? 

Maybe you already do but here in Orlando, we don’t see much of this but now I will!

This is the view from my new stamp room that will be located in Hendersonville, NC.

No, I’m not retiring.

  I’m still a full time Stampin’ Up demonstrator and my Stamping School videos won’t stop either.

In fact I’ll have MORE time to create, blog and offer more stamping things to you.

I hope my business will continue to GROW and I’ll just have a nicer view.

Matt and I just got tired of the traffic & heat and decided to head a little north for more nature.

Luckily I can still do my favorite job as your demonstrator from anywhere in the country:)

For my local stampers and team, I’m coming back quarterly in June, Sept and December to stamp with you!  Those dates are already booked and you can see the dates HERE

Matt and I plan to be there by May 1st-ish and then list the house here in FL.  I’ve been here 20+ years so it will be tough to leave but I’m looking forward to the relaxing view and small town living.

I am still taking orders, answering emails and business as usual as I pack things up.

I’ll post some pictures once we get up there!

By the way, I’ll be updating my email to Linda@stampingschool.com  (many of you have that already but if you have the road runner one, you can change it over to this one)

———————————————————————————-

road sign save the date

  • Tuesday, April 21st!:  The Retiring Stamps/Accessories list comes out
  • Thursday, April 30th:  Current SU Demonstrators can see the new catty online
  • Tuesday, May 5th:  I can order cases of catalogs to mail to customers
  • Tuesday, June 2nd:  Last Day to order Retiring products
  • Wednesday, June 3rd:  Everyone can order from new catalog!

 —————————————————————————————-

weekly deals widget

If you see anything you must have, just call or email or order online HERE!

Linda

Stamping with Embossing Folders

Stamping ideas first today!

  Stampin’ Up home office did a quick video on stamping with embossing folders.  I remember Carrie Cudney from SU doing a great demo using this technique back in 2012 at convention and I made her card using the stamped folder technique.  You can see the delicate design of the Vintage Wallpaper folder (this was from 2012, so it’s retired now)  stamped in Crumb Cake ink on the Vanilla card stock:

Carrie cudney

(The embossed area is called Faux Patina which I did as a Stamping School video.  So if you are on there, search for Faux Patina)

Here’s the SU home office video for Folder Stamping.  If you are viewing this post from your email you may need to come to the blog HERE to view:

Grab some ink and a folder to try it out!

——————————————————————————————————

Big or small, FREE shipping on it ALL!

Header_FreeShipping_Demo_4.2015_US

Stampin’ Up shipping is 10% if the order is 69.95 or more or a minimum 6.95 if under that amount.   We all know how much it costs to mail things today and so when a company offers free shipping, it’s a big deal!

Send a small $5 gift to a friend or buy yourself something big and save a bunch!  Either way, it’s a nice treat until April 10th!

Get those 2013-2015 reinkers that are going out this year! see my post HERE about those colors retiring.

——————————————————————————————————————————

Speaking of retiring…I cannot believe we only have 2 more months until we have a new catalog!

The Stampin’ Up annual catalog Retiring List comes out April 21st!  I’ll post that here as soon as I get it.

I wonder if Lovely as a Tree will stay in another year?

retired golfer

With the new catalog coming, I’d like to get an idea who needs a new catalog!  I’ll have one set aside for all my regular customers from this past year but fill out the form so I can be sure I have correct addresses.

(If you are a current SU demonstrator or are currently purchasing through another demo, contact them for your catalog.)

The contact form below may not work for all users so if it’s wonky, just email your name and address to Linda@stampingschool.com

————————————————————————————————————————–

weekly deals widget

Along with the free shipping until Friday the 10th, we have some specials!

wd 47

Pssst….Free Shipping Starts Monday

free shipping

Free Shipping on Starting Monday, April 6th – April 10th!

No stop signs, No speed limits….no minimum order!

That’s all the info I have for now but wanted to give you a heads up.

 By the way, the retiring stamps and accessories list will be out soon. The 2013-2015 In Colors will be retiring so be sure to get those ink refills if you have the ink pads!  Those usually sell out quickly so do a quick inventory to see if you need those or paper. (personally, I’m rooting for Coastal Cabana to stay in!)

Have a wonderful weekend!

Linda

Last Day of SAB & Framelits on Sale!

Today, March 31st, is the last day of Sale a Bration!

Thank you all who have ordered from me since January, making it the best SAB yet in my 15 years.

If you missed it or want one last thing, you can see these 3 flyers for what you can get free with $50 order:

Original SAB brochure (no Blendabilities available)

4 more items added March 1

And the last few added a week or so ago

————————————————————————————————————————————-

weekly deals widget

Way to step up the Weekly Deals, Stampin’ UP!   Magnetic plate and look at all the framelits!

As always, if you want something, you can call me, email me or order online!

Go Stamp Something!

Linda

Coloring Technique Videos

Happy Friday!

A quick note that the Stampin’ Up Clearance rack has been updated with a few new things, mostly Christmas.

Clearance Rack Tip:  There is a little arrow to sort by Newest or even < price, which helps me when I shop there.

newestYou can email me or shop online to pick up some things and yes, if you get to $50 you can still get a Sale a Bration item until March 31st!

Shop Here for Clearance

With the Blendies off the ordering table for a while, Stampin Up has a few coloring technique videos using our wonderful markers and a few of the Sale a Bration freebie papers:

Coloring those printed vellum stripes was easy and looked great, right?   Be sure you let it dry a few minutes before adhering to your card.

——————————————————————————–

Watercoloring with your water spritzer and ink on stamps:

This technique requires some  play time to get the feel for how much water to get the right stamped image.  Use some scrappy paper first until you get the amount of spritzing down.

————————————————————————————

Brian colors his acrylic block with his marker, spritzes then creates a watercolor background:

——————————————————————————————

This one highlights the colorless Blender pens (set of 3 for $9.95) and how to pick up color from your ink pad.  She uses A Happy Thing, one of the SAB freebie sets:

I’m off to film my own videos for this week for Stamping School so I’ll catch later!

Go Stamp Something!

Linda

Gold Printed Vellum in Weekly Deals

I’m excited to see the printed gold vellum on sale this week!

It adds such a touch of class to any project, even just a little strip of it.

And the Fringe Scissors for only $7.46…perfect timing for spring grass baskets and cards or those fun flower centers!

Such a nice thing for SU to put the punch AND the coordinating stamps on sale at the same time.  Nice to get a break on the pair!

If you see anything you must have for your very own, email me or place an order online HERE with me !

Linda

Newsflash! Extra Items free for SAB

Newsflash from Stampin’ Up!

“Since Blendabilities are no longer available as a Sale-A-Bration redemption item, we anticipate that the demand on other Sale-A-Bration items will be higher than forecasted. For that reason, all Sale-A-Bration items (with the exception of stamps) will be available “while supplies last.” To help alleviate any inconvenience this may cause, we’ve made more items available to redeem for free during these last few weeks of Sale-A-Bration”

See them now HERE in a nice flyer or here below, which links to shopping cart for a better view

FREE SAB EXTRAS

So….if there is still anything on your wish list and you want MORE freebies for your $50 order before the end of March, here you go!

Linda

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 4,882 other followers