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Craft Room Reveal

I have never shown my creative space online before, which has changed quite a few times in the ten years I've been a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, so I thought it was time.  It's still a work in progress, and in no means finished!
At the start, I operated out of a plastic box on the kitchen, then I moved into our study, then we had a renovation and the study became a child's bedroom, then I moved into the current space, which was formerly a downstairs playroom/rec room.  As you can see it is a multipurpose space, with a kitchenette and a fridge, as well as a treadmill.  As well as being a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, I also work from home as an online lecturer and do webinars with students, so the space needs to be private and functional.

The view from my desk - mind the mess, I haven't tidied up from the last session.  I get plenty of natural light here, which is lovely.  I do need to invest in a new chair but that will wait a bit longer.  The desk is a hand me do…
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What's happening?

So much is happening at Stampin' Up! right now!  Here are the latest promotions:
A new Starter Kit to help you get your business off the ground if you sign up to be a Demonstrator before 31 December 2018:

Stampin' Up!  is moving away from wood mount stamps, so be aware you'll need to invest in our clear acrylic blocks or the Stamperatus in future.  Lucky for you, the Stamperatus now has accessories (that you can order now) and a cool carry bag you'll be able to order in December - perfect for your Christmas wish list!

And this limited time stamp and thinly set is fantastic for Christmas and beyond:

As usual, contact me or go to my online store if you want to purchase anything you see.
Happy Stamping!

Simple = Perfect

It has been a while since I updated my Blog, I'm afraid.  I'm really terrible at remembering to post, and I find it is often quicker to post on my Facebook Page.

It is now the end of October, and my family is busy (as usual) with end of year concerts and breakups etc.  I volunteer with the Parent Support Group for my daughter's sport, fencing, and their breakup is this afternoon.  I've put together some simple Thank you cards the girls can sign for their coaches using the Tropical Escape Suite.  I love these products - especially as I live in subtropical Queensland, where it gets very humid and hot in Summer!

I used the DSP to guide my colour palette of Blushing Bride, Shaded Spruce and Granny Apple Green.  I think they turned out well, and were easy to put together.  A bunch of these with different sentiments might be a good idea for a gift.  As usual, if you'd like to purchase any of these products to make your own, click on the link to go to my Online Store.


The New Annual Catalogue is Live!

And it's so pretty!

You can see a PDF by clicking on this linkAnnual Catalogue 2018-29

I will be back soon - gotta go place my order!

New colours, new ink's all happening !

Whew.  It is seriously crazy right now.  My Stampin' Up!  world has, in no particular order: - Retirement List - New Catalogue excitement  - last month for the Occasions Mini - a colour refresh -new inkpad styles - a new catalogue Launch on 17th June 2018 -a broken ankle.  Wait, what?
A couple of weeks ago I was hosting a lovely young friend of my daughter to stay with us to compete in a national fencing competition which was being held in my city.  Not only was I hosting, I had also volunteered to help the canteen over the three day event.  The very first evening our guest was staying I managed to slip on our polished wood floor while I was chasing our naughty dog who had a shoe in his mouth (his favourite game).  I was sure I'd just sprained my ankle, and was given first aid from my daughter (who is a nursing and paramedics student), and went to bed.  The next morning, after looking at the impressive swelling, I thought "hmmm.  Maybe I should get an X-ray?"  And of course,…

Colour Refresh is coming!

So, you know how the Retirement List came out yesterday?  Well, if you look carefully, you'll notice more than the 2016-18 in colours are retiring.

That means a colour refresh!

It also means if you love a colour that's leaving (sniff, farewell Marina Mist and Wild Wasabi!) you need to make sure your ink pad has a refill and you have enough cardstock to keep your love alive.

Here's an infographic showing exactly what is leaving.

Retirement List Time!

You can see the Annual Catalogue Retiring List HERE
And the Occasions Mini Retirement List HERE
I will be back to post about my favourite retiring products - I haven't looked carefully at the list yet myself!