May 24, 2018

Best Gents - Fancy Friday Blog Hop

Hello friends, and welcome to Fancy Friday, where some past and present Stampin' Up! Artisans get together for a very fancy blog hop!  We've added some new friends this month, which is so exciting!  Whether you're coming from Mindy's blog or starting here with me, Shannon Lane in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, welcome to the hop!  Get comfy, grab a glass of iced tea, and let us inspire you.  Are you ready for this month's theme? 

We are letting the True Gentleman Suite be our guide - rich regal colours of Tranquil Tide, Night of Navy, Crumb Cake, and Vanilla, and all things masculine. 

I wanted to get one more use out my most favourite masculine stamp set, Guy Greetings, so I grabbed it right away for this challenge.

Doesn't it pair so nicely with the True Gentleman Designer Series Paper?  Unfortunately after this card was created, the paper sold out - oh no! - but you can still remake this card with some different paper!  Those are the perils of the retiring list, right?!

Speaking of retiring, I'm SO sad to see Guy Greetings on the retiring list - and if you have any men in your life at all, this set is a must-have!  It's sailing off into the sunset come June 1st, or when supplies run out - whichever comes first!  If Guy Greetings is on your wishlist, it's time to drop everything and rush over to my Online Canadian Stampin' Up! Store - you don't want to miss out!  It's out with the old so we can be in with the new - we need to make room for the new catalogue!

Speaking of the new catalogue, it's right around the corner - and I want to help you stock your craft room for CHEAP!  Pre-orders for Product Shares are available now, meaning you can order a huge variety of ribbon, Designer Series Paper, and embellishments for a fraction of the price!  

What is a Product Share?  It's a great way to get a huge selection of Stampin' Up! ribbon, embellishments, and Designer Series Paper for a fraction of the price.  You'll be able to stretch your crafting dollars and get more bang for your buck!

Who can participate?  Anyone with a Canadian shipping address!  Are you local to Calgary, Alberta?  You can even pick up from my southeast Calgary home for quicker service and no shipping fees. 

This year's shares include... 

Everyone's favourite - ribbon shares!  With dozens of fabulous ribbons to choose from, ribbon shares are a great way to get one or two yards of everything for the same price as a handful of rolls.  It's a HUGE savings and an even better selection!  Click here for details on ribbon shares and sign-up information.

Do you love having a huge variety of Designer Series Paper but never use an entire pack?  DSP Shares are perfect for you!  You'll receive a quarter of EVERY new Designer Series Paper in the catalogue, for a quarter of the price - huge savings and even bigger selection!  Click here for details on Designer Series Paper shares and sign-up information.

Does bling scream your name?  Get your hands on MORE bling for LESS buck with Embellishment Shares!  You'll receive hundreds of peel-and-stick embellishments for a fraction of the price, or you can dazzle with 3D embellishments on all of your cards - without having to choose which ones to spend your money on.  You get 'em all, and you'll pay a lot less!  Click here for details on Embellishment Shares and sign-up information.

And - new this year!  I'm so excited to launch the Colour Revamp Club!  

Do YOU have a crush on colour too?  Stampin' Up! is treating us to a colour revamp this year, meaning it is out with the old, tired colours and in with brand new colours and returning favourites!  This eight-month club will ensure you receive a Classic Ink Pad, Stampin' Write Marker, and four sheets of 8 1/2 x 11" cardstock in ALL of the 16 new and returning colours, PLUS a $25 Stampin' Up! product credit, all for just $36 a month!  You won't want to miss out.  Click here for details, terms and conditions, and sign-up information for the Colour Revamp Club.

I can't wait to share these fabulous new Stampin' Up! supplies with you - let's work together to stock your shelves with the latest and greatest in papercrafting products! 

Up next on our blog hop, let's shuffle a little south and a little east to my wonderful friend Marisa Gunn! 
See you again soon - enjoy your day! 

What else is going on this month?

The Stampin' Up! Retiring List is out!  Most supplies on the retiring list are only available while supplies last, and they've already started selling out.  Check out the links below, make a shopping list, and head over to my Online Canadian Stampin' Up! Store to get shopping while selection is still available!


Shopping in my Online Canadian Stampin' Up! Store?  Lucky for you, I'm bursting at the seams with ribbon, and I'd love to give you some for FREE!  Please use the May host code - XZ9H7QGX - for regular orders under $200 and you'll receive a FREE bundle of current ribbon, twine, and trims as my thanks to you!  Valid only in Canada, until May 31, 2018, on orders of ANY size before shipping and tax.  This offer is not valid on Product Shares or the Colour Revamp Club!

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  1. I’m going to miss this set so much! You really rocked it on this card-you so fancy!

  2. Love your touch of color and dsp on this great card.