Sunday, April 11, 2010

HUGE Color Renovation

I am excited to share some exciting news from Stampin' Up! with you! Stampin' Up! is doing a color renovation. Color is such a huge part of what Stampin' Up! is and they want to stay current with current trends and colors. What does this mean exactly? It's time to bid some of our current colors a fond farewell in July when the new Idea Book and Catalog comes out. This also means that there will be new color collections, new colors, and also we get to welcome back some of our retired in colors.

Let's start with the Retiring Colors. Here is a list of all the colors that will be no longer available after June 30th. I encourage you to stock up on any of your favorites before they are gone.

In case you can't tell from the flier above the retiring colors are :
Pink Passion, Pixie Pink, Pale Plum, Orchid Opulence, Lovely Lilac, Lavender Lace, Almost Amethyst, Bordering Blue, Brocade Blue, Ballet Blue, Brilliant Blue, Taken with Teal, Glorious Green, Handsome Hunter, Sage Shadow, Mellow Moss, Green Galore, Gable Green, Barely Banana, Yoyo Yellow, Summer Sun, Apricot Appeal, Only Orange, Really Rust , Ruby Red, Cameo Coral, Blush Blossom, Creamy Caramel, Close to Cocoa,Going Gray.
Alright, now on to more exciting news! Stampin' Up! is reorganizing what will be left of our core colors and adding in some old favorites and some new colors as well.

Introducing 5 new Core Colors:
Daffodil Delight, Early Espresso, Cajun Craze, Cherry Cobbler, and Marina Mist

10 Returning In Colors that will be part of the core collection:
Baja Breeze, Melon Mambo, Pacific Point, Tangerine Tango, River Rock, Soft Suede, Ridinghood Red, Rich Razzleberry, Wild Wasabi, Pink Pirouette

Brights Collection:
Regal Rose, Melon Mambo, Rich Razzleberry, Pacific Point, Tempting Turquoise, Old Olive, Daffodil Delight, Pumpkin Pie, Tangerine Tango, Real Red

Neutrals Collection:
River Rock, Chocolate Chip, Soft Suede, Early Espresso, Crumb Cake (formerly Kraft), Sahara Sand, Very Vanilla, Whisper White, Basic Gray, Basic Black

Regals Collection:
Elegant Eggplant, Night of Navy, Not Quite Navy, Always Artichoke, Garden Green, More Mustard, Cajun Craze, Ridinghood Red, Cherry Cobbler, Bravo Burgundy

Subtles Collection:
Pink Pirouette, Pretty in Pink, Rose Red, Perfect Plum, Marine Mist, Bashful Blue, Baja Breeze, Wild Wasabi, Certainly Celery, So Saffron

New In Color Program:
Stampin' Up! will introduce 5 NEW in colors in the 2010-2011 Idea Book and Catalog. These 5 In Colors will be available for 2 YEARS. In the 2011-2012 Idea Book and Catalog there will be another 5 new In colors that will be around for another 2 years for a total of 10 new in colors! In 2013 the 2010-2011 In colors will retire making way for another 5 new colors. Make sense? It will be more clear when the program actually starts in July.

Starter Kit Bundles:
There will also be a started kit offered for new stampers that will combine a few colors from each collection to get you started. What about all the markers, water color crayons, pastels etc that you bought in color families? Well don't fret my friends! Stampin' Up! has done a great job putting together kits for you of just the new and returning in colors so that you can add to your existing color collections without having to repurchase all of the colors you already own. With all of these color renovations Stampin' Up! has also created a wonderful new color coach to go along with it.

So many great new things to look forward to!

Spring Promotion

Stampin' Up! is offering a sneak peek of a stamp set from the 2010-2011 Idea Book and Catalog with their Two-step In To Spring promotion. You have a chance to purchase the Awash With Flowers stamp set (in clear or wood mount) before the new Idea Book and Catalog even come out in July. Plus, you can also purchase other spring themed two-step stampin' sets at 20% off the regular retail price. This offer is only good through April 30th, so act fast to take advantage of this promotion!