Posted on June 19, 2014 at 01:25 PM in 3 d projects, cards, Catalogs, events, journals, books or albums, my stamp room, Promotions, scrapbook pages, Silhouette Cameo, Stamping with Friends, techniques, Tips, Today's Topic, Tutorials, Vemma, Video, Videos, Wedding Ideas | Permalink | Comments (0)
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Starting today I will be away from computers for several days. I will be taking time to spend with my grandkids. As you may or may not know they all live at 2000 miles away and ANY time I can spend time with them is a joy!
I know you will understand so please come back the week of the 16th for details and craft project inspiration. In my absense I am sharing some NEW videos made by Stampin Up showing you how to use several of our products- Enjoy!
Here is a REALLY great embossing video, feel free to share with friends
Remember the NEW Stampin Up Catalog is online on my website at
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For the next month, new recruits that join Stampin' Up! can do so at the traditional Starter Kit priced at $99 ($125 product value), or for a limited time, a reduced priced Starter Kit at the low price of $50 ($55 product value.)
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Stampin' Up! is excited to announce that one of our most exciting new products, Stampin' Blendabilities Markers!
These exclusive alcohol-based marker sets, come in a 3-pack of light, medium and dark shades (of the same color ), and provide your projects a more saturated look with blended colors. We recommend using Stampin' Up! Whisper White Cardstock with your Stampin' Up! Blendabilities, but any one of our cardstocks would work just as well. And since traditional alcohol markers require a bit of training and aren't as accessible, we've developed videos to ensure that Blendabilities are easy-to-use for everyone! (COMING AFTER JUNE 1)
What Sets Them Apart:
Blendabilites are ALCOHOL MARKERS and this means the ink inside the marker is suspended in alcohol instead of water. The ink goes on so smoothly you won't end up with those streaky lines in your projects!
The intense vibrant color is colorfast so it won't fade, and they are not water soluable so they won't run or fade in water. But they are alcohol soluable so you will defininetly need the Momento Black Ink Pad to stamp your image before using the Blendabilities to color it in with.
I am going to continue to post more about these fabulous markers in future posts but I wanted to give you a heads up. They are available to order on June 1st from my Stampin Up Store Website.
My Favorite part about Blendabilities? They come in our EXCLUSIVE Stampin Up! Colors!
I have had some questions by email and I thought I would share the answers here-
FAQ about becoming a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator
Commonly asked questions about becoming a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator
How much do I have to sell to stay active as a demonstrator? You must sell $300 per quarter (Jan-Mar, April-June, July-Sept., & Oct – Dec) to stay current. However, the quarter you sign up in is waived. For example, if you sign up in January, you have until June 30th to fulfill the $300 in sales which is a minimum of 5 full months plus whatever would be left of January after you join. After that you have until the end of each subsequent quarter.
What happens if I don’t sell $300 in a quarter? If you do not sell $300 in a quarter, you will be automatically placed into “pending” status and SU gives you 30 days to catch up. Let’s say you end the quarter on June 30 having submitted $250 so you are short $50. You would simply have to submit that $50 in sales in July to stay active. Nothing complicated or punitive. You just catch up during that sort of “grace period.”
How long does Stampin’ Up! require me to stay as a demonstrator? Stampin’ Up! imposes no time limit (short or long) on your role as a demonstrator. You can buy the Starter Kit to get the huge discount off of the items and if you choose to not stick with it, SU imposes no penalty or fee. Becoming a member of my team is totally without any consequence to just give it a try.
How much of a discount do I get for merchandise for myself? SU! offers us a 20% discount on everything. If a retail item is $19.95, for example, you collect $19.95 (+ tax and shipping) from your customer but you pay SU! $15.96 (+ tax and shipping on the $19.95) for that item and you keep the difference as “Instant Income.”
A second way to earn is off volume. If your sales, in one month, reach $400 or more, you begin to earn a volume rebate AND you then qualify to earn a rebate off your own downline. The percentage of rebate at $400 in your own sales is 5% and goes up to 20% when your sales are $5,000 or more in one month. Additionally, you’d earn a rebate on your downline’s sales too (you earn off those who sign up under you.)
How do I pay for the orders I place personally for myself or a customer? You use the online ordering system to place orders for both yourself and for customers. Customers pay you personally by cash, check (written out to you), credit card, Pay Pal or…. and you pay SU with their money or your personal credit card or checking account. (You may use the Customer's credit card information in our ordering system and then SU directly deposits your income into the bank account you added when you signed up)
How else can a customer order? Customers may order directly from you on your Demonstrator Business Web Services website if you choose to get one. The system processes orders 24/7. You can be earning income in your sleep!
How much does the Starter Kit cost? The Starter Kit is $99 + tax (ships free) and you build it with up to $125 of any product of your choice (you cannot go over $125 by even a penny).
When does Stampin’ Up! have incentives to sign up? SU! advises us of all new promotions on an ongoing basis. They mix it up so we honestly never know what’s coming up too far in advance. My philosophy is that the kit is such a steal and zero risk so why wait? Join the demonstrator “club” now and start enjoying the perks and discounts!
When is the best time to sign up? Honestly, there is always something going on to inspire sales in new customers so any time is a good time to sign up. Note, though, that our biggest sale of the year begins in January so getting in on this now can be fun.
Can I be your downline even if we don’t live close to one another? Yes! You can live anywhere and be in my SU family!
Support from Stampin' Up!
We love our demonstrators and it shows through our demonstrator support materials. Workshop ideas and audio and video trainings on all kinds of topics are available at your fingertips on our demonstrator website. Plus, you'll receive our Bi- monthly magazine just for demonstrators, which is full of informative tips and beautiful samples. (NO COMPANY gives better support than Stampin Up- I was in a LOT of companies before I joined!)
Is there anything else I should know? The number one thing I emphasize is that aside from all the above, it is quite taboo to sell current items on eBay. If you were to do so, you’d risk being terminated immediately. SU is very strict about this! And, you cannot sell Stampin Up and directly competing companies products. ( Like Close to My Heart or Creative Memories) Stampin Up! Current products cannot be sold in a storefront (booth at a craft fair) etc...
Terms to know:
Demonstrator: the only people authorized to sell new Stampin’ Up! (we are NOT called “consultants”)
Upline: the person you sign up under (what I am to you)
Downline: Your relationship to the person you signed up under (what you are to me)
SU: Stampin’ Up!
DS: Demonstrator Support (by email or phone – very helpful!)
Check out the KIT information and Video HERE
I joined SU over 10 years ago (just for the discount) and 3 months after starting I was asked to teach friends and neighbors what I was learning from my uplines and so my career began! I am now a Manager and I can do as much or as little as I choose!
We have no sales quotas, other than our quarterly minimum of $300.00 (before shipping and tax) and frankly I spend about $100.00 per month for myself for personal projects. I prefer the QUALITY products that SU has compared to anything else on the market. I prefer to buy from myself to remain active in SU and I hold 2 monthly card classes and 2 monthly scrapbooking classes. We are NOT required to hold ANY classes at all! I do it because I love it ( I am a people person and I love sharing!)
Anyone within the US boundaries (Includuding Puerto Rico and American Samoa) can join my team. I love that I can do with this business what works for me financially and my life and the company supports me in my decision! They have never and will NEVER (nor will I) put pressure on anyone to sell more, do more or be more.
Don't Delay, join my team today.
Posted on April 09, 2014 at 06:42 AM in 3 d projects, cards, Catalogs, Convention , Cricut, downline meetings, events, Group Meeting, journals, books or albums, KITS for sale, my stamp room, Promotions, Retail, retired stamps, Sale a Bration, scrapbook pages, Silhouette Cameo, Sketch Challenges, Stamping with Friends, techniques, Tips, Today's Topic, Tutorials | Permalink | Comments (0)
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Oh My Gosh! I have been taking advantage of these deals and stocking up for my projects starting in January.
I have mentioned that my focus for 2014 is 2 things- scrapbooking and sewing. AH that reminds me- there is fabric on sale on this page too! woot woot- must go back and place another order-
So I am stocking up on these deals so I can create the pages for my kids scrapbooks! I just received a box of coredinations papers today- 12x12 cherry cobbler and Early Espresso! These are not only colors in my home but they are definitely colors that will work with the themed pages rolling around in my head AND with Christmas pages too! I also picked up a few buttons and other things from the deals page at 80% off- cant beat that!
Click here to go to the Deals page
Posted on December 24, 2013 at 03:14 PM in 3 d projects, Awards, cards, Catalogs, Christmas, Classroom, Craft Fair booth, Cricut, downline meetings, events, family, Featured Artist, food storage, FOR SALE, Group Meeting, journals, books or albums, KITS for sale, My Digital Studio, My Digital Studio Projects, my stamp room, Promotions, Quilts , Retail, retired stamps, Sale a Bration, scrapbook pages, Sewing, Sketch Challenges, Stamping with Friends, techniques, Tips, Today's Topic, Tutorials, Wedding Ideas | Permalink | Comments (1)
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Check out what came in my mail Monday Dec 2, 2013....................... Click on the photo to see it larger
And this! woo hoooooooooooooooooooo
I can't believe it has been 10 years already! I can't wait to walk the stage next summer at convention!! Woot Woot! I am blessed to be affiliated with this AMAZING company. Before marrying Kay I had been in a LOT of different companies and always did pretty well. Stampin Up! is the first company I have ever worked with who actually CARES about their people and treats them so well, including training. Not to mention how much "fun" we have and share!
I joined 10 years ago just to get a discount on my products. Who knew it would turn into such a fun and profitable business? I have made some pretty fabulous friends because of what I do as a demonstrator, and because of Stampin Up! and their amazing demonstrator trainings.
If you are looking for products at discount or you want to earn extra money part time or full time, I highly recommend Stampin Up!
Check out the details on how to do just that HERE
Please Click on the shopping cart to place your STAMPIN UP! online order. All orders are shipped using UPS directly to YOU!
Posted on December 02, 2013 at 04:46 PM in 3 d projects, Awards, Blog Rewards, cards, Catalogs, Christmas, Classroom, Convention , Craft Fair booth, Cricut, downline meetings, events, family, Featured Artist, food storage, FOR SALE, Funnies, Gardening, Group Meeting, Halloween, journals, books or albums, KITS for sale, Music, My Digital Studio, My Digital Studio Projects, my stamp room, Newsletter by Email, Promotions, Quilts , recipes, Religion, Retail, retired stamps, Sale a Bration, scrapbook pages, Sewing, Sketch Challenges, Stamping with Friends, techniques, Tips, Today's Topic, Tutorials, Video, Videos, Wedding Ideas | Permalink | Comments (1)
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