Stampin’ Up! Inspiration Saturday…and a giveaway!

Stampin’ Up! Inspiration Saturday…and a giveaway!

Hello and welcome to Stampin’ Up! Inspiration Saturday! Our friends at Stampin’ Up! have just released another amazing new catalogue and as we always say, when that beautiful catalog lands in the office we stop work and gaze at it lovingly all the while our brains are busy determining what we want to create first!


Download catalog here!

There are so many fabulous new products to share with you, so we’ve invited demonstrators Colleen Vassos and Angela McKay to showcase some of their favourites. All of the projects today feature the brand new Build a Birthday stamp set, one we’re sure will be a fast favourite for you too!


Build a Birthday stamp set

Let’s see what Collen has created to share with us:

6 - Birthday candles  - Colleen Vassos

“Customers new to stamping and card making always want to know what they need to get started. The answer is stamps, paper and ink! With just a few simple supplies you can create stunning cards! My first card features the stamps directly on the note card, the second is a stepped up version using Dimensionals.” 

8 - Blooming cards - Colleen Vassos

“Everyone always wants to know what else they can do with their stamp sets, so check out the grass and the flowerpot on these cards. They are from the pedestal stamp! And the stems for the flowers, that’s the stamp with the flags (minus the flags).”

9 - Tip top Taupe card - Colleen Vassos

“Again I like to show other uses for stamp sets, and a cake isn’t just for birthdays. Just choose a neutral colour scheme and this becomes a wedding cake. I used part of the greeting, just the word ‘wishes’, and added a congratulatory sentiment inside.”

10 - Box, tealing and kisses - Colleen Vassos

“I love giving little gifts to my customers at events and these boxes are ideal. The Handpicked Framelits worked with the greeting and the candle! The chocolate kisses are coordinated with the paper, check out the bottom of them.”

7 - Happy cards - Colleen Vassos

“There’s some fabulous washi tape in the new catalogue called Cherry on Top and I just couldn’t resist using it to create another fun birthday card for our theme today. I just love the look of the sentiment cut out with the Hello You Thinlits too!”

Thank you so much Colleen! Your projects are amazing and truly show the versatility of this set!  Now let’s see what Angela McKay has created to share:

2 -  Birthday wishes card - Angela McKay

“My new stampers love a stamp set that can be used with just some Whisper White cardstock and a few ink pads.  Build a Birthday is right on the mark for this!  The photopolymer makes for a seamless layout too!” 

5 -Birthday card - Angela McKay

“After creating a clean and simple card, my customers and I really enjoy stepping it up with some stunning designer series paper and coordinating envelopes.  That same clean and simple image can really pop when made to be the focal point of a more complex layout.”

3 - Birthday treat - Angela McKay

“So many of my customers have small children and party favours are always something they are looking to create themselves.  By pairing the Build a Birthday stamp set with the Mini Treat Bag Thinlits, you’ve got an unbeatable combo.” 

1 - Treat bag - Angela McKay

“We all look for versatility in stamp sets and this one has it!  After my monthly stamping get together in May, many commented on the fact that everyday stamp in the set would get regular use.  It has the whole package, images and sentiments. Using just the simple banner image with the sentiment had a striking effect.” 

4 - Dot card - Angela McKay

“As a demonstrator I’m always looking for fun ways to share cards with people.  A non-traditional fold, some gorgeous designer series paper and these fun, funky stamps are the perfect way to get ready for a birthday!  This is a birthday stamp set with no age limits!”

Thank you so much Colleen and Angela for sharing your wonderful projects with us today! We have loved seeing your innovative ideas!

As a lovely surprise today, our friends at Stampin' Up! would love to share this Build a Birthday set with you!  In fact, if you click on their brand new catalog (here!) and tell us what your absolute "must have" stamp set is, I bet we could ask them nicely to include that too!  For an opportunity to win, please leave a comment below by June 30th!  Good luck!


Last month we featured the beautiful Sweet Laughter Stamp set that one lucky reader could win!  The winner is…

Thanks for the inspiration Martha & Linda. Lovely stamp set. Posted by: Leanne S | May 10, 2015 at 02:23 AM

Congratulations Leanne!  Please send your mailing information and telephone number to us at!  Thank you once again Colleen and Angela for all of today's beautiful inspiration!

If you missed the great interview we had with the co-founder and CEO of Stampin' Up! Shelli Gardner, be sure to check it out here!  She is one extraordinary lady.  

We wish you all a lovely weekend! 

~  Catherine

 Looking for a Stampin' Up! demonstrator in your area?  Just click here.

2015-06-06T12:12:40-04:00June 6th, 2015|Stampin' Up! Saturday|


  1. Tona June 6, 2015 at 12:34 pm

    What a fabulous variety of projects!
    I really liked the rounded “box” die that shows up on the 1st baby page. I couldn’t find a name or item # for it.

  2. Marcia Dehn-Nix June 6, 2015 at 1:08 pm

    Congrats Leanne! Love the Stamping Up projects! Those stamps are awesome!

  3. Margaret Roberts June 6, 2015 at 1:11 pm

    Love those watercolor stamps – haven’t seen these anywhere else! Sweetbriar Rose is a beauty.

  4. Nancy Wilcox June 6, 2015 at 1:14 pm

    My “must have” is the Age Awareness stamp set. I could use those so many times!

  5. barbara macaskill June 6, 2015 at 1:23 pm

    I was all set to say that No Bones About It was my favorite because my grandsons LOVE dinosaurs but then I saw Watercolor Butterflies! Do I be selfish and choose the one that I LOVE or do I choose the one that I know my grandsons would have lots of fun with? If I win this I will let you decide if I am selfish or gracious! Fingers crossed that I see my name as the lucky winner of the awesome Build A Birthday set and maybe even one of my two ABSOLUTE MUST HAVES! LOVE Stampin’ Up and this is a great new release!!

  6. Beckie Williams June 6, 2015 at 1:24 pm

    I am in love with the new in colors …. they are so pretty!! I love them all ….. the build a Birthday set would be fabulous for anyone!!

  7. Deepa Lakshman June 6, 2015 at 1:28 pm

    Love all the cards, I think my new stamp that I have eyes out for are theHey Girl stamp set and the Sprinkles of Life stamp.

  8. Lynn Gauthier June 6, 2015 at 1:29 pm

    Lovin’ the tin of cards. I looked thru the catalog and I LOVE ‘Over the Rainbow’ stamp set. So SWEET!!!

  9. Kelly Massman June 6, 2015 at 1:31 pm

    fun inspiration today! thanks! I love the made with love baby stamp.

  10. J. Lee June 6, 2015 at 1:34 pm

    Terrific cards! Thanks for the ideas.
    The “By the Tide” stamp set caught my eye.
    Thanks for the opportunity!

  11. Tina Campbell June 6, 2015 at 1:36 pm

    OH WOW that is a great idea with the washi tape and the die cut! Swoon my heart goes with that Will be trying to create that real soon. Thanks for a chance to win

  12. Linda Tupper June 6, 2015 at 1:42 pm

    What a beautiful stamps set. One I sure could use. Love you’re ideas. The cake and stand along with the great banner which sure would come in useful. Thank you so much for a chance to win.

  13. Christine Kiehl June 6, 2015 at 2:03 pm

    What a great example of what a variety of projects can be done with one stamp set! Thank you.

  14. jennifer reynard June 6, 2015 at 2:21 pm

    Woohoo!! Awesome projects ladies! Love the diversity of one stamp set! The bottom of the cake stamp flipped to make a flower pot! Who’d of thought! Love the wedding cake card, how classy, and then the use of the washi tape used with the framelits! super duper!
    I love the new Stampin Up catalogue and have a lengthy wish list, but would love to get the Watercolor Wings set, as I have a love for butterflies! thanks for the opportunity to win! 🙂

  15. Sue McRae June 6, 2015 at 2:32 pm

    What a great mix of projects! They really show the versatility of the birthday stamp set! There are so many great stamps to choose from but the one that caught my eye was the Watercolor Wings set that involves layered stamping.

  16. Amber M. June 6, 2015 at 2:35 pm

    The more I get to know and use Stampin’ Up! products, the more in love I fall. The quality of their products and the non-stop inspiration makes them one of my main go-to suppliers for beautiful supplies and top-of-the-line tools. My copy of the new catalogue already has the pages dog-eared, marking the MANY things I would love to purchase 🙂 The “Build a Birthday” set is so sweet and if I have to pick just ONE other must-have stamp set, I would love to have the “Another Thank You” stamps. I think I make thank-you cards more than any other kind, so this would be a fantastic addition to my supplies! Thank you very much for today’s inspiration and another awesome giveaway!

  17. Charity Chamberlain June 6, 2015 at 2:36 pm

    Fabulous creations! I love how versatile this stamp set is! I love that it can make the cake or candles! My must have stamp set from the catalog would be the Sprinkles of Life Photopolymer Stamp Set. I love it because you can so clouds, ice cream, cupcakes, or even a tree! Stampin Up did a fantastic job with their sets in this catalog. Your getting more bang for your buck with these sets being able to do multiple things! I will say though that it was hard to choose just one favorite and must have stamp set because the Swallowtail Butterfly has always been my favorite and has been at the top of my wish list until the new catalog was released.

  18. Janet Cobb June 6, 2015 at 2:43 pm

    Oh, my…just when I thought I had my mind made up! 😉 These are all so great…guess my list is gonna get a lot longer now! Number 1 on my list has to be the Heartfelt Sympathy stamps. They are so lovely, and the sentiments are perfect for when you want to send a comforting word to a friend or loved one.

  19. Natalie (QSOgirl) June 6, 2015 at 2:44 pm

    Wow, you can do SO MUCH with that set! Thank you for all the inspiration!
    And my oh my, there are so many amazing stamp sets in the catalog…wow! I truly couldn’t decide between these three sets…
    Endless Thanks
    You’re Sublime
    Project Life Day to Day

  20. Valerie W June 6, 2015 at 2:46 pm

    Great new catalog and now making my wish list. Build a Birthday is on my list along with No Bones About It. Would love both of these.

  21. Janice B June 6, 2015 at 2:48 pm

    Great stamps & so many great ideas. With 2 grandbabies on the way, I would love the “Something for Baby” set.

  22. jengd June 6, 2015 at 2:59 pm

    Adorable set and projects. I think I’ll be picking up “Be the Star” sometime this year.

  23. Gabriella June 6, 2015 at 3:09 pm

    Looks like another fun set

  24. Brenda June 6, 2015 at 3:14 pm

    What terrific cards and projects! I love how versatile this stamp set is (and I would not have thought of most of these ideas so thank you so much for the inspiration!!). I LOVE this new catalog – so many must have stamp sets. My favorites are the endless wishes set and the over the rainbow sets.

  25. judy June 6, 2015 at 3:23 pm

    Have been to 2 Stampin Up demos with the new catalogue already and have orders on the way. I have earmarked several pages, but still need the tried and true “Wondrous Wreath” stamp set and framelits for my collection. Hope you choose me.

  26. Melinda Wilson June 6, 2015 at 3:25 pm

    Awesome projects today!!! I love Stampin’ Up!!!!

  27. Alma Dirpaul June 6, 2015 at 3:29 pm

    Thanks for the giveaway. Build a Birthday is a very cute set. I looked through the catalogue and my “must have” is the Sprinkles of Life with the Tree Builder Punch. It is so versatile…can do more than birthdays. Thanks SU and SCT.

  28. Liz Lumsden June 6, 2015 at 3:35 pm

    Such wonderfully happy cards! The new catalog has some wonderful items, I love the Ronald McDonald set “Sprinkles of Life”!

  29. Kailash June 6, 2015 at 4:00 pm

    I love all the stamping up products:-). My favorites would be “choose happiness”, ” wild about flowers” and corner garden. I sure hope I win as it will be a lovely birthday present to me:-)!!!

  30. Mary Holshouser June 6, 2015 at 4:00 pm

    I have “From land to Sea” on my shopping list. I have the other sets and want to add this one.
    the birthday set is darling and will be fun to use in my greeting cards. Love the samples.
    thanks for sharing.

  31. nylene June 6, 2015 at 4:16 pm

    Great card ideas. I have a long wishlist of things from the new catalog. I especially love the birthday set used on these cards.

  32. Rebecca Yahrling June 6, 2015 at 4:46 pm

    Had to bookmark just for all the inspiration found in the new catalog! I have several sets I just put on my wish list. My “must have” is “Flowering Flourishes”. Thanks for the chance to win!

  33. SusanDR June 6, 2015 at 5:06 pm

    What a great catalog! And so hard to decide on just one favorite! I’d say my favorite (today – lol) is the Merry Everything set. Can’t wait to spend more time with the new SU catalog.

  34. Lynne in NI June 6, 2015 at 6:05 pm

    You’re Sublime would be my favourite from the new SU goodies, the little camper van is so cute!

  35. Laura Turcotte June 6, 2015 at 6:14 pm

    wow–Have been so intrigued with Stampin’ Up products recently, and I just found a rep very close to me (yay!) I am drooling over the catalogue!! There are so many awesome sets..stamps and sies, which I just adore!! And the inks!! wow!And the punches–swoon! Shall I go on?? I reallyadore them!!
    My new ‘need/want it’ stmp would be Project Life–this is the Life stamp set.

  36. Carol Lucas June 6, 2015 at 6:27 pm

    I love Stampin Up and that Birthday set is wonderful. I think the new Brushstrokes background stamp is going to be a must have for me.

  37. Angela A June 6, 2015 at 7:03 pm

    OOoo… I love Stampin Up and I am so inspired by all your great projects today! I would love to win this stamp set and maybe one of their new catalogs? I could drool all over it! 🙂

  38. Michelle June 6, 2015 at 7:11 pm

    Great stamp set! So versatile!!

  39. MaryAnn N June 6, 2015 at 7:14 pm

    Love the multiple uses of the same stamps,
    I like the sprinkles of life and flowering flourishes sets too.

  40. SandraA June 6, 2015 at 7:30 pm

    Oh my! So many wonderful stamps, and so much inspiration. I guess I’d have to go with the Heartfelt Sympathy stamps. They’re just so beautiful, and convey just what you want to say to someone in their time of pain.

  41. Carla Hundley June 6, 2015 at 8:18 pm

    How fun these cards are!
    I like the Project Life
    daily life set!
    Carla from Utah

  42. Carla Hundley June 6, 2015 at 8:18 pm

    How fun these cards are!
    I like the Project Life
    daily life set!
    Carla from Utah

  43. AngelaL June 6, 2015 at 8:20 pm

    Love all the sample cards – they’re very inspirational. There are so many gorgeous products in the new catalogue and I think the tin of cards stamp set is very versatile and is on my wish list.

  44. CathyL June 6, 2015 at 8:47 pm

    Great stamp set! My catalog favorite is Sheltering Tree.

  45. Karen Lai June 6, 2015 at 8:47 pm

    This stamp set is so versatile..definitely useful. Cake is always required for all occasions lol i also loved the “Trust God” stamp srt from the catalog. Can be used for so many instances and also lately bible art journaling

  46. Jane Burns June 6, 2015 at 9:08 pm

    Such fun. Would love to win

  47. Sue D June 6, 2015 at 9:27 pm

    Great projects for birthdays with this set. My must have stamp set is Thoughts and Prayers.

  48. Joan VanCourt June 6, 2015 at 9:36 pm

    Wow, what great cards from one set. I have me eye set on Trust God. I love to send inspirational cards to my friends. Thanks.

  49. Lynda S June 6, 2015 at 9:56 pm

    It is so much a catalogue of wonder and want. I am really luvin’ the look of the Layered Letters Alphabet. It makes personalising cards and 3D things so much easier……a winner in my book……so now (sigh) added to a v v long list indeed.

  50. Janet Sisk June 6, 2015 at 10:06 pm

    Thanks for all the inspiration! Loved all the card samples. For my Stampin’ Up wishlist I would definitely want “Ray of Sunshine” and “Pretty Thankful”. Thanks for a chance to win. 😀

  51. Helen Van Daalen June 6, 2015 at 10:13 pm

    I have wanted the Gorgeous Grunge set for awhile. So that would be my choice. I like the samples today. From the simple to the more elaborate.

  52. Lynn Ishikawa June 6, 2015 at 10:42 pm

    Wow, what great projects! I love Stampin’ Up!–they have such wonderful products. Thanks for the inspiration!

  53. DinT June 6, 2015 at 11:39 pm

    Love the card inspiration!

  54. justasiam June 7, 2015 at 12:35 am

    I just love the Flowering Flourishes stamp set. It is so beautiful!!

  55. Debbie June 7, 2015 at 1:47 am

    Thanks Colleen and Angela. Inspiring cards showing how versatile the set is. My must have (when it will be available) is the watercolour Kit. I can’t wait.

  56. Diane marsh June 7, 2015 at 2:10 am

    My must have is the new RemarkableYou set……I think it is just stunning!

  57. Memoriesbymanda June 7, 2015 at 4:41 am

    I love the stampin up showcase but it always makes my wish list grow! Congrats to the winner.

  58. Janet June 7, 2015 at 6:53 am

    I love that set!! Love Stampin up products and found some super cheap yesterday at a yard sale!! Happy girl here. Thanks for the chance to win.

  59. Leanne S June 7, 2015 at 7:14 am

    The build a birthday stamp set is fabulous. My absolute must have is…Me=Grateful on Pg 17. I make a lot of Thank You cards.And Thanks..I see my name as the winner.

  60. Janice June 7, 2015 at 8:18 am

    The birthday stamp set looks so fun – and I’m drawn to Gift from the Garden as well.

  61. sherry stanely June 7, 2015 at 8:21 am

    What great ideals for cards, some so simple and lovely . thanks

  62. Teresa June 7, 2015 at 9:29 am

    I just contacted a Stampin Up demonstrator in my area! Can’t wait to have a paper copy of the catalogue in my hands so I can go shopping! Oh and would love to win the birthday stamps too. 😉

  63. Gramma Dee June 7, 2015 at 10:17 am

    Love all the different things you did with that one stamp set! Could make birthday cards for everyone with the same set, and each card would be unique!

  64. Casandra B. June 7, 2015 at 10:18 am

    What a fun stamp set! Love what you created with it.

  65. Gramma Dee June 7, 2015 at 10:30 am

    Forgot to tell you that I have my eye on “Made With Love”. New grandbaby will be arriving in August, and I will be working on another baby book.

  66. Jennifer June 7, 2015 at 10:55 am

    Love everything! Love seeing different ways of using the stamps. Going through the catalogue it’s hard to pick one favorite but I think I decided I would use the Project Life cards and framelits the most. Thanks for the opportunity.

  67. Erin D June 7, 2015 at 10:59 am

    This is such a cute card. The colors are to die for.

  68. Ruth G June 7, 2015 at 12:15 pm

    So many wonderful projects and products today! I am in love with the Project Life products that Stampin’ Up! now creates. The Happy Times stamp set is high on my list of must haves for all types of scrapping!

  69. tammy kist June 7, 2015 at 12:20 pm

    This set is so cute…
    A must have for me would be Work of Art 🙂 So many things to do with that set!

  70. Karen Lingel June 7, 2015 at 1:41 pm

    I’d go with Wondrous Wreath, because it is never to early to start thinking about holiday cards… Thanks for the opportunity to win!

  71. Rina Marsland June 7, 2015 at 1:41 pm

    I really like the versatility of the Build a Birthday set, I love how the stamps can be used in more than one way and I appreciate that the consultants showed different ways to use them! Thanks!

  72. MichelleB June 7, 2015 at 2:52 pm

    Lots of great new releases this year! Love this stamp set – and all the great cards shown! The Flower Patch stamp set is at the top of my wish list!

  73. Birgit June 7, 2015 at 5:10 pm

    So many to choose from… I love the Build A Birthday set, Wild About Flowers, Kinda Koala and the lovely Remarkable You watercolor set!

  74. Nita K. June 7, 2015 at 6:16 pm

    I cannot wait to get a new catalog in my hands! I am a total Christmas junkie. I love the Lots of Joy set.

  75. LouAnn V June 7, 2015 at 8:52 pm

    Such a cute set. I also love the cupcake set and the Project Life This is Life set.

  76. Maureen June 7, 2015 at 10:37 pm

    I loooooooove the stamp set that you are giving away!!!! I have that on my wish list, along with Endless Thanks Stamp Set and Sprinkles of Life Stamp Set!!!!

  77. Sarah Nixon-Jackle June 7, 2015 at 10:46 pm

    Great ideas ladies! Looking forward to trying your ideas

  78. Mai June 8, 2015 at 12:44 am

    Great projects, I really like that wedding cake card! Thanks for the chance!

  79. bette June 8, 2015 at 6:37 am

    REALLY nice cards. The candle one is my favorite but the cake sure “takes the cake!”

  80. Tara W June 8, 2015 at 6:46 am

    Lots of different inspiration here! Thank you for the ideas and for the chance to win.

  81. Rose Noelle June 8, 2015 at 10:21 am

    That birthday set looks so fun and versatile. Hmmm, if I had to pick just one must have from the new catalog, I think it would have to be Bravo or Watercolor Wishes.

  82. Jeanne B June 8, 2015 at 11:03 am

    What great cards ladies1 That is a versatile set for sure. I think my favorites are all of the sets in the artistic expressions section of the catalog. I am going to have lots of trouble in narrowing it down to a manageable level. lol

  83. Beth Anne June 8, 2015 at 12:50 pm

    Beautiful things, as always! I think I have to have the “Endless Birthday Wishes” set!

  84. Carey Nusbaum June 8, 2015 at 1:26 pm

    What a versatile birthday stamp set and beautiful sample cards! I was difficult to choose just one stamp set that I would love to have, but I finally chose Watercolor Wings! You have so many wonderful products! Thanks for the great giveaway!

  85. Terri Burson June 8, 2015 at 1:32 pm

    WHITE CHRISTMAS!! I must have those trees! Those watercolor stamps are heavenly too….

  86. Melissa Ilagan June 8, 2015 at 2:36 pm

    Love this set. Thanks for the chance to win!

  87. lisa808 June 8, 2015 at 2:45 pm

    What fun samples! I love buildable sets. My must-have set from the new catalog is Watercolor Wings.

  88. Lorraine Melin June 8, 2015 at 4:30 pm

    I love the new stamps! I got my catty on Friday and have already dog-eared quite a few pages! I love the “Sprinkles of Life” stamp set and am pleased to have Stampin’ Up donate to RMHC when I buy it!!! Well done, SU!

  89. Jen A. June 8, 2015 at 4:41 pm

    Love this stamp set and my must have is the Hello Life stamp set!

  90. Laurie B. June 8, 2015 at 7:09 pm

    Great projects to demonstrate the versatility of the birthday set. My must have is the Wild About Flowers stamp set.

  91. Robin Buchholz June 8, 2015 at 8:31 pm

    Wow, fabulous projects, thanks for the inspiration!! I really loved a lot of things in the catalog, it was hard narrowing it down but I love thenFlowering Flourishes and You’re Sublime sets.

  92. Karen Carvell June 9, 2015 at 6:03 pm

    The tin of cards project kit is super cute! A must have for me. Love it! Might even make a great gift for my crafty niece!

  93. Morwenna June 9, 2015 at 7:21 pm

    Since I’m a mermaid at heart, I’d choose By The Tide!

  94. Manda June 9, 2015 at 8:19 pm

    What a fabulous fun birthday set! Love all the projects, especially the card with the pot of flowers! I think I’d also love the “Heartfelt Sympathy” stamp set, for all those sad occasions that are so hard to make cards for.

  95. Monika/buzsy June 9, 2015 at 8:38 pm

    Super cute samples. Love the Build a Birthday set… so many neat way to use those images. I have a long wishlist of the stamps I must have, but Guy Greetings is one that is really neat and I don’t have anything like that.

  96. sandi h June 9, 2015 at 9:03 pm

    There’s way to many to pick from. I do like the wondrous wreath however.

  97. serena June 9, 2015 at 9:08 pm

    would love the stamp set “project life – this is the life”, great new stamps stampin up!

  98. Lesley June 9, 2015 at 9:13 pm

    Love these projects! Well done Looking forward to seeing the new catalogue!

  99. Susanne June 9, 2015 at 9:16 pm

    Wow, those are fabulous cards – and the colors are just fabulous. Well, it is so hard to choose but my have-to-have set would be Sprinkles of Life, the Ronald McDonald House selection for this year. It would make fab birthday cards as well.

  100. Deborah Smart June 9, 2015 at 9:42 pm

    I love how the versatility of this set has been shown! Great projects, and such a great set.

  101. Tammy June 9, 2015 at 9:46 pm

    I have Sooo many Stampin’ Up stamps from years ago. It was fun to see a new catalog! I would have to go with the Project Life This Is The Life set as my must have. Very cute. Thanks for the opportunity to win!

  102. Lisa Whiting June 9, 2015 at 9:51 pm

    As usual I am in love with the new papers and stamps! There are too many to choose from. I’ve already put in a small order, but I would still love to have Butterfly Basics.

  103. Susan Crammond June 9, 2015 at 9:53 pm

    These stamps are wonderful. I’m just getting back into stamping after several years away–so much new and wonderful Stuff now! The perpetual birthday calendar set looks really useful.

  104. Cathie Smith June 9, 2015 at 10:16 pm

    Nice versatility with this set. Thanks SU and SCT!

  105. doreen June 9, 2015 at 10:30 pm

    amazing great creative ideas

  106. LC June 9, 2015 at 10:46 pm

    So many wonderful and versatile sets to choose from! I guess as someone just really starting out stamping the Watercolor Wishes set would be very practical. I would be thrilled with any set though as they are all marvelous!

  107. Denise Bryant June 9, 2015 at 11:12 pm

    So many fun card ideas! Love that Build a Birthday set!

  108. Wendy W June 9, 2015 at 11:26 pm

    I love the Awesomely Artistic stamp set. Thank you for the chance to win any Stampin’ Up set. They are all great!

  109. Karen Decker June 9, 2015 at 11:27 pm

    I am liking this new Birthday Stamp set. Thanks for the fun inspiration!

  110. Brenda Kroeker June 9, 2015 at 11:38 pm

    I love that last card, the candles on it are adorable! And I absolutely love the Watercolor Wings set in the new catalog, I can see myself using it as a 3 step stamp set. Soo pretty!

  111. Tammy B June 9, 2015 at 11:57 pm

    Love Over the rainbow, No bones about it, and Watercolor words, but my absolute favourite is the Watercolor wishes card kit. I can’t wait until it becomes available!!

  112. Elaine Breton June 10, 2015 at 12:14 am

    I would love to have the Vintage Leaves stamp set and framelits dies bundle so I could make the fabulous Maple Leaf Wreath!!! I LOVE it!! I’m off to a Catalogue event Saturday!!! Please pick me to win your Build a Birthday set AND the Leaves Bundle, please! I’m telling my Stampin Up gal, Shauna that I hope to win!

  113. Sherri Piechnik June 10, 2015 at 12:45 am

    Love! Love! Love the creativity of the stamp set. Would love to win it along with Sprinkles of Life & Tree Builder punch. 🙂

  114. Jessica Bavier June 10, 2015 at 1:20 am

    Love the featured set and all the ideas! Another of my must have sets from the catalog is garden in bloom. Love the watercolor look! 🙂

  115. Christine Burgess June 10, 2015 at 3:32 am

    Wow! After many months of illness I’ve been inspired to return to card making! This kit is so bright and beautiful. I’m looking forward to re-engaging with my stash. Thank you for the email which has given me lots of ideas and unlocked that door.

  116. Melanie June 10, 2015 at 5:40 am

    Love the great ideas the ladies showcased! The stamps are so versatile, which is what I look for when purchasing. I love the little boxes….would make great party favours too!

  117. Valerie Anderson June 10, 2015 at 6:01 am

    Oh gosh, I can’t pick just one “have to have”set because I want so many, but the two types of cards I make the most are birthdays and Christmas, so anything that would work for those two themes are “have to haves”. Love them all though!

  118. Regina Furman June 10, 2015 at 7:29 am

    Love the versatility of this set! Oh the things I could make. Looking through the catalog the one set that really stood out for me was the Sheltering Tree set. Just love the shape of the base and leaves, and all of the little accessories (the rake, bike).

  119. Kim June 10, 2015 at 7:33 am

    I had no idea Stampin Up had a Project Life line – fantastic! Moments Like These would be wonderful for my Life project. Thanks for the chance to win!

  120. Keirsten June 10, 2015 at 8:34 am

    LOVE the use of washi tape!!!

  121. Jeanette June 10, 2015 at 8:54 am

    Fantastic cards and projects! Very versatile set of stamps that would be great to have! Thanks for the chance to win!!

  122. Julie Pike June 10, 2015 at 9:27 am

    I love the Gift From The Garden set…..but really there are at least half a dozen sets other sets that would be on my list! Love love love SU!

  123. Maria W June 10, 2015 at 10:57 am

    Oh, I love seeing these used!! It takes it from “nice” to “must have”! The Age Awareness set on page 10 is hysterical – only to be used with my friends with a good sense of humor, of course! (:

  124. Linda Dale June 10, 2015 at 11:39 am

    I would love this stamp set because of it’s versatility. You can make a million birthday cards with the same stamp set and each one would be different.

  125. Bethany Pas-Flythe June 10, 2015 at 12:29 pm

    This set is so versatile! Love it!

  126. Karen June 10, 2015 at 4:49 pm

    I just received my new catalog and oh my goodness my hi lighter is going crazy!!!!!!! I can’t wait to get my order in so that I can play with all the lovely stamps and stuff!!!!! Oh and the ideas here are adorable – love the inspiration!!!

  127. Kristen June 10, 2015 at 4:57 pm

    I really like the Sprinkles of Life stamp set! And it supports RMHC.

  128. Cathy Miller June 10, 2015 at 5:32 pm

    Wonderful samples — love them! would love to win this Build a Birthday stamp set. Oh and the birthday blossoms set would go great with it 🙂
    Thanks for the chance!

  129. Leanne Cyr June 10, 2015 at 6:00 pm

    Congrats Leanne! (from your namesake … lol thought I had won the set). Colleen and Angela, beautiful work! I love your creativity on using the pedestal as a flowerpot! I would love Remarkable You. Gorgeous big leaves for colouring and great sentiments. Thanks!

  130. Sheree Delaney June 10, 2015 at 7:43 pm

    Love the non traditional fold with the candles on the front.
    Love the Flower Patch stamp set and matching flower Fair framelits dies

  131. Beverly Jordan June 10, 2015 at 8:16 pm

    Sweetbriar rose is gorgeous!! Love all the newest stamps and especially today’s Birthday cards!

  132. Carol B June 10, 2015 at 8:51 pm

    Love Stamping Up! The By The Tide stamp set would so great to have since I now live by the sea!
    Carol B
    ciaoitalia2007 (at) gmail(dot) com

  133. terriavidreader June 10, 2015 at 9:28 pm

    Lovey projects. Thanks for sharing

  134. E.Breen June 10, 2015 at 11:37 pm

    I would love to make birthday cards with this set!

  135. Leisa June 11, 2015 at 1:15 am

    Love the catalog! I liked so many things it’s hard to choose just one. One of my favorites is the Giggle Greetings stamp set.

  136. theCook June 11, 2015 at 8:13 am

    Love the building stamps that are much more versatile than just one image… cake layers and candles can be made with those rectangular stamps, but also so many geometric backgrounds!

  137. Taunya Butler June 11, 2015 at 7:05 pm

    So fun and I LOVE Stampin Up!!! And this set looks so fun and the other stamp set I have my eye on and want to get is OVER THE RAINBOW – so fun and just so ME!!! I love rainbows and sunshine!!! Thanks so much!!

  138. Therese Arsenault June 12, 2015 at 2:17 pm

    More great products from Stampin’UP! Love the build a cake stamps.

  139. Bianca June 12, 2015 at 2:28 pm

    Love the ideas. The Build a Birthday set is one I would definitely use a lot. Butterfly Basics is one of my favourite sets that I have but I would love to add the Watercolour Wings or the Birthday Blossoms to my collection. Thanks.

  140. Kim TaggartCraig June 12, 2015 at 2:49 pm

    Wonderful! Love the new catalogue and colours…

  141. Cheryl June 12, 2015 at 2:56 pm

    Yes got the new catalogue last week and was already busy looking. Would love to win as Bday cards are what I do the most of.

  142. Kelly A. Crowl June 12, 2015 at 3:12 pm

    I love the new triple size banner punch…and my must have stamp set and coordinating papers are the “just ripe for you” sets!!! Love the vivid colors of the papers and the stamps are just so cute!!!

  143. C.D. June 12, 2015 at 6:37 pm

    Love! Love! Love the new catalog! My absolute favorite is From Land To Sea. I am already planning what I can do with this set!

  144. terriavidreader June 12, 2015 at 7:52 pm

    Lovely inspiration!

  145. Kim K June 12, 2015 at 9:42 pm

    Thank you SU! for the giveaway, I’m really digging that washi tape, and I love the cards Colleen made. What a great idea! I have to say though, the Build a Birthday set is pretty genius too. 🙂

  146. Christine Kosmak June 13, 2015 at 12:10 am

    OH CRAP!! My “never ever gonna end” wish list just took a pounding! I didn’t even get past page 35 and had to stop! There are just too many on my that I would LOVE to get! One query on the “Over the Rainbow stamp” set 138770 is what is the first word? , I think it’s meant to be “God” but that first letter is in no way a G!! My favourites so far are Heartfelt Sympathy, Thoughts and prayers, Blessed by God, and Trust God!! Oh dear! I’m going to have to find a copy of the catalogue to drool over and mark all of the stuff that I’d LOVE to get! Which would be most of the catalogue! lol!!

  147. Cheryl June 13, 2015 at 10:42 am

    I love the boxes you made. I like to do the same thing with little gifts and I like the little candle off to the side. Thanks for the chance to win.

  148. KT Fit Kitty June 13, 2015 at 6:48 pm

    Oh these look amazing! Count me in!

  149. Maye M.L. June 13, 2015 at 8:55 pm

    It is great to see SU products showcased here. I have not been to a demo in more than ten years. Love the flexibility of the birthday set, had missed the faux washi tape card, really great effect, I was thinking on a full background. The catalog is quite impressive, the variety of products makes it very difficult to choose. I would have to say it is between No Bones About it and Butterfly Basics. Both are close to my heart, as a scientist and because butterflies are my symbol. Cheers!

  150. Angie June 14, 2015 at 11:45 am

    I love Amazing Birthday! There’s alot of sets I want!

  151. Susan June 15, 2015 at 8:53 am

    Thanks Colleen & Angela for showing the amazing versatility of this set! I’d also love to add ‘A World of Thanks’ to my collection.

  152. Sharon T June 15, 2015 at 10:07 am

    Endless birthdays through out the year. I really like the remembering your birthday set in the new catalogue. I am enjoying making cards. My daughter is enjoying making birthday cards for her friends for birthday. This would add to our small collection.

  153. KellyL June 15, 2015 at 8:42 pm

    Love the birthday cards!

  154. Kristi-Ann June 17, 2015 at 7:22 pm

    love this stamp set! thanks for a chance to win!

  155. Lesley S. June 17, 2015 at 9:29 pm

    My “must have” from the new catalogue, is “Awesomely Artistic”. I think it will complement last year’s “Butterfly Basics”, but also offer plenty of creative opportunities on it’s own. Thanks for showing us some wonderful projects!

  156. Julia June 17, 2015 at 11:35 pm

    Awesome! Love stampin up! Need the hexagon stamp set! Love so many things, starting my wish list!

  157. Kathleen B June 18, 2015 at 12:32 am

    I love the tin of cards. My second favorite is the kit that makes the cake boxes although I also like the die that makes cake shaped boxes.

  158. Amber M June 21, 2015 at 5:48 pm

    These are fantastic projects – and what clever way to use the Build a Birthday stamp set! I think that set is my must-have from the new catalogue – it’s so hard to choose as there are so many fantastic products!

  159. Julie Blais June 28, 2015 at 3:22 pm

    Thanks for all the great ideas for the Build a Birthday set! I love seeing the atypical ways people find to use stamp sets. One of the sets on my wish list is Gift from the Garden; which I have already come up with many ideas to use it!

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