I was so excited when I got to check out the new catalog and was really happy that some of my favorite stamp sets from the Spring catalog are carrying over (Oh Hello, anyone?!) But I was super excited about some of the new items as well.
So today I thought I’d share with you my Top 5 Favorites in the new catalog!
1. Core’dinations Cardstock in ALL the colors! (pg 157)
When I finally started playing with the core’dinations cardstock from the holiday catalog and spring catalog, I discovered a love for distressing and tearing this paper. The slightly lighter colored core and textured finish, gave a neat look to my projects. It was also perfect for masculine cards and projects!
This is in my New Catalog Product Share because I need all the colors to play with.
2. Rotary Blade for the Stampin’ Trimmer (pg 176)
I love my Stampin’ Trimmer and use it every time I’m crafting. But I’ll admit I started getting a bit disappointed that I couldn’t easily cut multiple pieces of cardstock at the same time. Much to my very happy surprise, Stampin’ Up! had me covered! They brought out a rotary blade for the Stampin’ Trimmer so now I can use my trimmer to cut multiple pieces of paper, fabric, and so much more!
3. Flower Shop stamp set with coordinating Pansy Punch (pg 95)
I have a lot of stamps…. big surprise, right? So, I’ve started getting a bit finickier about what stamp sets I want to get. However, show me a great stamp set and a coordinating punch, and you have me hooked! I love
4. Chevron Ribbon (pg 173)
Everywhere you look, you can see chevrons…. but isn’t this ribbon so cute?! I especially love that it comes in 12 different colors. So you can play with this cute accent ribbon for cards, scrapbooking, or even that cute sewing project you have going on!
And yes! You can try out all the colors in my New Ribbon Product Sampler!
5. Magnetic Platform for the Big Shot (pg 184)
If you have used framelits with your Big Shot … you’ve probably had at least a time or two where you put your paper down, laid down the framelit, and then put the cutting plate on top – only to realize that something moved and now your perfectly set frame is totally off. Well, yay for technology… or at least magnets! You can totally use the post-it note trick for holding your framelit in place, why not let a magnet do the job for you and make it super easy?
So those are my favorites…. so far. Check out the new catalog and then visit me on Facebook or leave a comment here and let me know what you are most excited for!
The 2013-2014 Annual Catalog
**NOTE – just a heads up – the new catalog products will be available online starting 12noon MST. It takes Stampin’ Up! a little bit to get the inventory updated and the online systems switched over to the new products. So, if you get a little excited and head over early to shop online; don’t worry, they will be posted soon!