Occasions Catalog and Sale-A-Bration Time are here!!


Even though we’re in the grips of arctic cold here in the Deep South, thoughts are turning toward Valentine’s Day and spring with the new Stampin’ Up Occasions Catalog and Sale-A-Bration.  You’re going to LOVE these new products!


The new Painted with Love Suite is just stunning, with lots of “bling” to it!  And it’s just one of the new products in this Occasions Catalog.  We’ll be using this gorgeous Painted with Love Designer Series Paper in next week’s Quick and Easy Cards Class to make a special little box.  Fun!  All customers will be receiving copies of the new Occasions Catalog and Sale-A-Bration Brochure.  But if you just can’t wait, check out the PDF online version of the Occasions Catalog here and the Sale-A-Bration Brochure here.


One of the major harbinger’s of spring, of course, is daffodils, so I was absolutely thrilled to see Stampin’ Up’s new You’re So Inspiring Stamp Set–with daffodils!! An added feature is all of the sentiments included with this stamp set.  So many possibilities!!


The daffodils just pop when colored using the Daffodil Delight and Old Olive Stampin’ Blends.

Let’s talk about Sale-A-Bration!

There are THREE WAYS to earn FREE PRODUCTS with Sale-A-Bration, January 3rd-March 31st.



With EACH $50 Product Order, you earn a FREE product of your choice from the Sale-A-Bration Brochure.  And this year Stampin’ Up has added even more rewards for purchasing a $100 Product Order, including a coordinated Stamp and Dies Set.

One of my favorite products is the Lots of Lavender Stamp Set.  Here you see the stamped images colored with Rich Razzleberry, a perfect pairing! Lovely, isn’t it?!?  And this stamp set is FREE with any $50 Product Order!





Host a party during Sale-A-Bration and get $25 EXTRA Stampin’ Rewards with a $250 party.  That’s in addition to the usual Stampin’ Rewards and the Hostess Gift you get from me!  Just invite several of your friends for some FUN stamping time and I’ll take care of the rest.  You can even host your party here at the Crafting on the Hill Studio.  Contact me today so we can get YOUR party booked.  Win-win!!



Join the Crafting on the Hill Team January 3rd-March 31st and get TWO FREE STAMP SETS from the Annual or Occasions Catalogs, a value of up to $101!!!  That’s in addition to the Ultimate Bundle Starter Kit of $125 in product of YOUR CHOICE for $99, shipping included.  PLUS, you will get a 20% discount for at least six months and become a part of this FUN group of crafting ladies!

That’s a possible $226 in Stampin’ Up Products for just $99!!


Just contact me for further info, or go to www.craftingonthehill.stampinup.net and click on the Join the Fun Tab to sign up today and start shopping! Now is the very best time to JOIN MY TEAM!!

January Class Schedule

LOTS of fun happenings this month to help us survive these dreary winter days!

Quick and Easy Cards Classes

Tuesday, January 9th, 6:30-8:30 PM OR

Thursday, January 11th, 10 AM-12 OR 6:30-8:30 PM


This monthly Quick and Easy Cards Class is a great way to build your cards stash with some beautiful handmade cards. For this class we’ll be using the Bloomin’ Love stamps and coordinating dies and the Painted With Love dies and Designer Series Paper to make 4 cards, 2 each of 2 designs, including envelopes and inside sentiments. We’ll also be making 2 cards using products from the NEW 2018 Occasions Catalog!

You will receive a FREE copy of both the 2018 Occasions Catalog AND the Sale-A-Bration Brochure!

**Class is $15 or FREE with a $20 minimum product order.  FREE Sale-A-Bration Product with a $50 Product Order.
**Please bring adhesives and scissors. I do have adhesive available for purchase.
**RSVP for this FUN class by Sunday, January 7th.
**Bring a friend and you and your friend select 3 handmade cards from my cards stash.
**Held at Crafting on the Hill Studio just north of Jasper.

Occasions and Sale-A-Bration Kick Off Party!

Saturday, January 13th, 10 AM-1 PM


Time to meet the beautiful NEW Stampin’ Up 2018 Occasion Catalog and Sale-A-Bration Brochure and the new products!

**Make 2 cards and a 3D project using new Occasions and Sale-A-Bration products .
**Valentine’s Day, Easter, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and SPRING Birthday products.
**Cost is $10 or FREE with a $20 Product Order and FREE Sale-A-Bration product with each $50 Product Order placed at the party.
**Please bring scissors and adhesive–everything else is furnished!

**Games with Prizes
**Enter to win the Door Prize. FREE gifts with a minimum order!
**Refreshments will be served.
**RSVP by Thursday, January 11th.



Saturday, January 13th, 1-3 PM, immediately after the Kick Off Party!


This Class will be a time to assemble the new Lots of Happy ALL INCLUSIVE Card Kit.

There’s lots to love in this all-inclusive card kit. Create all-occasion cards, then add your own color using the included Watercolor Pencils. Makes 20 cards, 4 each of 5 designs, using the included Lots of Happy Stamp Set.
Includes set of 7 photopolymer stamps; clear stamp block; 20 printed card bases and coordinating envelopes; giftable kraft box; printed, gold foil, white, and vellum die-cut accents; white/gold foil labels; Basic Black Archival Stampin’ Spot; full-size Watercolor Pencils in Flirty Flamingo*, Lemon Lime Twist*, Old Olive, and Rich Razzleberry; Lemon Lime Twist 1/4″ Ombre Ribbon; Stampin’ Dimensionals®. Complete using your choice of adhesive (AC p. 202).

Cost of this class is $40, which includes your own complete Card Kit and some alternative ideas using items included in your Kit.  Please bring scissors and adhesives.


RSVP with payment by January 4th to be a part of this FUN Class.


Monday, January 22nd, 6:30-8:30 PM



Say hello to a new world of colorful creativity with Stampin’ Up’s premiere alcohol markers. These high quality dual tip markers each have a light and dark shade to give you the best blending experience.

This class includes:
1. Two Stampin’ Blends of your choice (suggest you choose a light and dark shade of two different colors)
2. Color Lifter Stampin’ Blend
3. One fourth of the Color Me Happy Project Kit
4. Time of instruction and practice with the Color Me Happy Stamp Set.

Class Supplies needed:
1. Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad
2. Adhesive
3. Scissors
4. Bone Folder

If you do not have the Memento Ink Pad, you may add $6 to the class fee and I will order you one. I also have SNAIL adhesive runners available for sale.

Class fee is $28. Deadline to sign up and pay class fee is Monday, January 8th so class supplies can be ordered. You may let me know your color choices when you sign up and pay.

You may view the available colors at www.craftingonthehill.stampinup.net.

Paper Pumpkin Patch Party

Tuesday, January 30th, 6:30-8:30 PM


Here’s yet another opportunity to get a FREE Sale-A-Bration Item!  If you’re already a Paper Pumpkin Subscriber or ready to sign up for the first time, just sign up for a 3 month Prepaid Subscription and get a FREE Sale-A-Bration Item!

Everyone who is one of my Paper Pumpkin Kit subscribers is welcome to attend this FREE Event! Just bring your Kits, adhesives and scissors for some Paper Pumpkin Kit assembly FUN! I’ll have my inks available for use, as well as the stamp sets from past Kits.

If you are a Paper Pumpkin Subscriber, check out the past and refill Kits available on the store!

Not a subscriber yet? Come and play and make TWO FREE Paper Pumpkin Kit cards so you can see for yourself how much fun this monthly Kit really is and become a subscriber!

RSVP by Sunday, January 28th.

Hope to see you soon!

Want to know more?  Go to my website at www.craftingonthehill.stampinup.net and click on the “Join the Fun” tab.  Or contact me TODAY and let’s get you started!

I’m here to be your Creative Coach and bring out your “inner crafter!”

 Just contact me and we’ll talk!

I ALWAYS look forward to hearing from you!!

The Blessed and Happy Stamper,


All artwork copyright © Stampin’ Up!® and Dixie Stewart, Independent Stampin’ Up!®Demonstrator. The content of this blog is my sole responsibility as an independent Stampin’ Up!® demonstrator and the use of, and content of, the classes, services, or products offered on this blog is not endorsed by Stampin’ Up!®


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