Thursday, 30 May 2013

Retired List

Here’s the link to the Retired Lists that are available 31 May until 1 July – or until stocks run out.

Retired Stamps HERE

Accessories and Everything Else HERE

Remember though, that everything sells out VERY quickly, so you will need to order as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

To place an order, please contact me on or 07747 465186

I will keep you updated as to what is sold out – well as quickly as I can !

Thanks – Cal xxx

Monday, 27 May 2013

Retiring ….

Not me ! Surprised smile

This year's Stampin’ Up! Retiring List is due to be released this Friday 31st May, in anticipation of the new Main Catalogue reveal on 1st July. So if you have a Wish List, you need to WATCH THIS SPACE on Friday morning!

Products that are on the list (and drastically reduced), tend to sell-out extremely quickly, so please make sure that you get your orders in as soon as possible to avoid disappointment !

DON’T FORGET to quote the hostess code : MN96DVDA in your email subject line in order that you can be submitted into the draw to win MYSTERY HOSTESS of the month, and earn at LEAST £25 to spend on anything that you like out of the current catalogues !

(dependent upon the combined orders reaching a hostess qualifying workshop)

As you know, our designer papers change every year, so it is a given cert. that they will all retire.  Here’s a couple of layouts made using the Tea for Two papers – definitely one of my favourites from this years Spring/Summer catalogue.  Note the tag pocket made from doilies !

tea1  tea2  tea3


Don’t forget, that if you are thinking of becoming a Demonstrator, or want to buy the starter kit to get £155 worth of products for just £99, then the current offer ends on 31st May !  So contact me as a matter of urgency !

As always, if you have any questions or queries, or would like to place an order, please contact me on or 07747 465186.

Happy Crafting – Cal xxx

Friday, 24 May 2013

Temporary Suspension of Online Ordering - Update

Unfortunately due to some technical issues with the Stampin' Up! Online Ordering facility, it has been temporarily suspended while Stampin’ Up! resolve some issues. They are working hard in the background to resolve these issues as quickly as possible but it is expected to take a while to resolve.

Please accept my sincere apologies for any inconvenience this causes. While the online facility is not available, I will be happy to place your orders for you. Just call me or email me and I will be happy to help.

If you are placing a MYSTERY HOSTESS order (see my blog for details), then please add HOSTESS CODE MN96DVDA to your email subject line.

I hope you enjoy your Bank Holiday Weekend - Cal xx

Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Shop Stampin Up! 24/7–seriously !

Do I have news for you !   Addicted to Stampin Up ? then you can now shop online to your hearts content.  Is it easier for you to order first thing in the morning ? or last thing at night ?  Well then I can now cater for ALL your Stampin Up! shopping needs !
You can of course still email me to place your orders, and the stampers group won’t change at all, but if you need an ‘extra fix’ then this is the way to do it !
So here is how it all works 
First you need to click on
SECOND: Next you need to create an account for yourself, so add your name and your address and all the details.  IMPORTANT:   You MUST then click on the 'PRODUCTS' link and then 'SHOP NOW' (at the moment, the large brown 'shop now' icon isn't working). You are now ready to browse the products and start ordering !
Starts:  NOW      Finishes:  31 MAY 2013 : 17:00 GMT 
Place an online order through my new Stampin’Up! website and use the HOSTESS CODE  MN96DVDA 
I will ship your order direct from Stampin’ Up!  then on the 31 May, I will draw one person to receive ALL of the Hostess Rewards for the whole workshop !  I will post updates here and on the website to keep you informed of our progress. 
If you have an order that is £150 or more you don’t need to use the above code.  You can simply place your own separate order and collect your own Stampin’ Up! Rewards.  The system will tell you how much you have earned based on your order, and you can spend the benefits there and then.
Please make sure that your screen at the top has my name on otherwise the code won’t work, if you don’t see my name just do a search for Carole Bryson. 
Have fun shopping !  Cal xxx

Sunday, 19 May 2013

A little bit of Monica, Erica, Rita, Tina …. and a video !

I don’t know why, but Mambo Number 5 popped into my head while working on my This & That Journal ! So I did a google search for the lyrics, and can only think that its because I keep calling it ‘A Little Bit of This & That’ !  Anyway, the song is stuck in my head, and I’m ‘mambo-ing’ all over the place …

So yes, you’ve read right – I’ve started my journal. I decided in the end to do a journal of my favourite things as it covered base with a wealth of topics … my family, my friends, my favourite places, food, clothes, handbags etc. etc…. This led me on to thinking about completing a ‘mood journal/book’, or a special event journal as I have a couple of  special events coming up).  That then led me into thinking about when I was a little girl, and how I loved the now, old fashioned scrapbooks when I used to cellotape EVERYTHING into it … my friends daughters would all love to do something like this – so I can imagine a very expensive Christmas coming up !!  Thankfully, the bundles are on offer at the moment – 15% discount, so I am going to order a couple extra while the offer is on.

I now have a HUGE headache from all this thinking that I’ve been doing !

This & That Part 1

Anyway, these are the pages that I’ve completed to date, and I hope you like what I have done with them.  I chose to grunge this journal to within an inch of its life, but intend to make the next ones very pretty-pretty !

This and that journal frontThis and that journal back


Once I work out how to edit the second video to shorten it, I’ll show you how I made the covers, in stages.

As always, if you would like to place an order, or if you have any questions or queries, please contact me on or 07747 465186

Happy Crafting !   Cal xxx

Monday, 13 May 2013

Let’s do it, on the go !

Over the years, I have made several mini albums documenting various trips and events that I have attended.  The mini albums/books  have all brought me so much joy to make, and I continue to re-live those trips and events over the years every time I pick one up.

I really enjoy the planning process of making them - what kind of supplies I want to use, and what sort of memorabilia I want to include. Scrapbooking is the ultimate way to remember every minute of every trip or event that you, or your family, have ever taken or taken part in.

So, how about creating that joy while you’re on your trip, or enjoying that event ?  Let’s do it, on the go !


The NEW This & That Journal from Stampin Up! contains everything you need to ‘do it, on the go’  With huge inside pockets, you can tuck all your embellishments inside, and have them ready and handy for when you want to add something to your journal.  I can hear you all shouting “But Carole, I don’t have any glue with me” ! That’s true, but don’t forget, a part of this amazing bundle, is WASHI TAPE !  Thats all you need !  Everything in this bundle co-ordinates to perfection !

Although ‘doing it on the go’ means that you don’t have your normal whole array (craftroom) of embellishments, often, having less choice, makes it easier to create.

You can add tags, pockets and envelopes to hide a whole host of memorabilia that you collect on your journey, and makes it more exciting for others to ‘read’ through your adventure.

This-and-That-Epic-Day 3 (2) USE

this and that 1 (3) USEthis and that 2 (3) USE

Don’t forget – the special bundle offer of £29.24 (15% discount) is only available until the 30th May – and also don’t forget, that I am offering reduced postage of £3 for this deal only !  Win-win !

(as from 31 May, you can still order everything contained in the bundle, but you will have to pay for each item individually)

To order your This & That bundle, please contact me on or text me/call me on 07747 465186

Have fun whatever journey you are currently taking – Cal xxx

Sunday, 5 May 2013

A bit more This & That

How much are you loving Stampin’ Up!s NEW This & That bundle ?!!!

Lots of you have ordered the bundle at the special introductory price of £29.24 (15% discount) … however … just in case you are hesitating .. here’s some more details from across the t’interweb …

this and that 4thisthat2a


Don’t use a journal? Don’t scrapbook?

Don’t shy away from ordering yourself products from our new This and That line I am a huge fan of the whole range : Epic Day This and That Designer Series Paper, Epic Day This and That Designer Washi Tape. And the little Remember This and That Rotary Stamp is packed full of goodness—plus, it will keep track of important dates for you until 2023! The sticker sheets can be used in the journal, on scrapbook pages or to make some seriously quick cards (see below).


To make the envelope, cut a strip of 4" x 10" Epic Day This and That Designer Series Paper. Score at 4" and 8-1/8". Washi tape the sides closed and decorate the flap. Done! You can make any size envelope to coordinate with any size card.  You can also use these envelopes as additional memento pockets for the This & That Journal—or to quickly make your own gift card wrap.

Don’t forget – this offer is only available until the end of May.  I am also offering reduced postage of £3 to have your bundle sent direct to your door !  What are you waiting for ?!!!

To order YOUR This & That Epic Day bundle – please contact me on or text me on 07747 465186

Wednesday, 1 May 2013

Its ‘This & That’ and that shouldn’t be missed !!

Well, we asked for it, and Stampin Up! listened !

I am delighted to be able to show you This & That – Stampin’ Up!(s) own version of a Smash Book, including washi tape !!!!!!  Yes, thats right – Stampin’ Up! washi tape !!!  Seriously, can life get any better ? 

As always, the quality is second to none – and as always, there is an offer !  From 1 May until 31 May Stampin’ Up! are offering THE WHOLE KIT and BUNDLE with 15% off the regular price as an introductory offer.





Epic Day This and That Journal



Epic Day This and That Designer Series Paper



Remember This and That Rotary Stamp



Epic Day This and That Designer Stickers



Epic Day This and That Designer Washi Tape



Epic Day This and That Bundle
Includes the five This and That products listed above. Only available in a bundle until May 31.

15% Off Retail Value!

this and that 1 (3) USE

this and that 2 (3) USE

You can also view the online pdf document HERE

More products will be added to the range in due course, so keep your eyes peeled !

To be one of the first to own your own This & That journal please contact me on or text me on 07747 465186

Happy journalling !!   Cal xxxxxxxxx


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