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Noteworthy | 10.12.2012

We’ve got lots to cover in Noteworthy today! The holidays are coming fast, CHA is coming fast, and companies are announcing new lines right and left!

Love Ranger’s Tim Holtz Distress Ink Seasonal Colors? Well, now you can love them all year round!

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Christmas Is In Your Heart

I made a few single-layer cards in 2011 to send to my husband because of the rules where he was housed then. Creating single layer cards is a special art, because it requires layering techniques with color mediums. You have to gauge things like how translucent different colors and different mediums will be when layered.

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Events | 2012 Stampin’ Up! Convention

Editor’s Note: The annual Stampin’ Up! convention is one of the largest events of its kind in the industry, but since it is a private event, little is usually heard about it in the mainstream scrapbook media. This year, freelance writer Connie Myers was invited to attend by Stampin’ Up!, and she offered to share her experience with Scrapbook Update’s readers. Her report below provides a fascinating window into the company culture that has created the success of Stampin’ Up! as an organization, as well as an informative look at the company’s latest new products and marketing focus. — Nancy

Thousands of women cheered as the doors opened for the first General Session of the 2012 Stampin’ Up! Convention, held July 18th-21st, 2012 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Stampin' Up Convention Doors Opening

Inside, as lights flashed and party music played, 3500 demonstrators walked, ran and danced through a gauntlet of 500 Stampin’ Up! employees offering applause, hugs, and high fives. Continue Reading →


Stampin’ Up! Releases 2012-2013 Catalog & New In Color Palette

Stampin’ Up! released their new 2012-2013 catalog on Friday, which features the new 2012-2014 In Colors color palette.

The five new In Colors for 2012-2014 are: Raspberry Ripple, Summer Starfruit, Midnight Muse, Primrose Petals, and Gumball Green. The new color palette is very in line with the vintage trend in paper crafting at the moment:

These colors will be available as cardstock, Classic Stampin’ Pads & refills, Markers, Designer Brads & Paper Stacks, and new In Color Dahlias embellishments and 3/8″ Stitched Satin Ribbon. (The cardstock and a selection of sheets from the Designer Series Paper Stack – which includes 40 sheets, 4 ea of 2 double-sided designs in all 5 colors – are pictured below.) Continue Reading →