Sale-A-Bration 2018 Blog Hop! – Love for Free Stamps!

Jan 2, 2018 | 2018 Sale-A-Bration | 5 comments

For the LOVE of FREE Stamps!

Lots of Lavender Sale-a-Bration Stamp Set FREE with $50 purchase. Shop with Stesha Bloodhart, Stampin' Hoot! #steshabloodhart #stampinhoot #lotsoflavender

Happy Sale-a-Bration 2018!

I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season and brought in the New Year with lots of new beginnings and a positive outlook at what is to come.  Stampin’ Up! always starts the year off with a bang by offering Sale-A-Bration, FREE items with a qualifying purchase; it doesn’t get much better than that!

This year they have changed it up a bit by offering multi-level items.

Let’s break it down:

  • If you spend $50, you get one free level 1 product.
  • If you spend $100, you get one free level 2 product, OR, you can choose two level 1 items.
  • If you spend $150, you have the option to choose three level 1 items or one level 1 item and one level 2 item.

So, get your wish list together and be ready to earn some FREE stuff!

Lots of Lavender Sale-a-Bration Stamp Set FREE with $50 purchase. Shop with Stesha Bloodhart, Stampin' Hoot! #steshabloodhart #stampinhoot #lotsoflavender

Card Details:

Card Base:  Whisper White Thick Cardstock cut to 4 1/4 x 11 in. Scored/Folded at 5 1/2 inches for a standard sized card that fits perfectly in our Medium Sized Envelopes.

2nd Layer: Shimmery White Cardstock cut 1/8 in smaller than the Card Base (4 1/8 in x 5 3/8 in), Smooched with Berry Burst Classic Ink and adhered with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Focus Element:   Shimmery White Cardstock zipped through the Big Shot with the Largest Oval Stitched Shaped Framelits, Smooched with Lemon-Lime Twist Classic Ink. Adhered to 2nd Layer with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Embellishments: Berry Burst 3/8″ Metallic-Edge Ribbon, Rhinestone Basic Jewels

Stamps: Lots of Lavender and Beautiful Peacock from the 2018 Sale-A-Bration Catalog (Each are Free With $50 Purchase).

Ink: Berry Burst,  Lemon-Lime Twist, Basic Black Archival Ink Pad.  Sentiments and Images Stamped in Basic Black Archival Ink.  Image Colored with Blender Pens and Classic Ink, then fussy cut with the Paper Snips.

Tools & Adhesive:  Blender Pens, Stampin’ Trimmer, Big Shot, Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies,  Paper Snips, Clear Stamp Blocks A, D & G, Stampin’ Dimensionals

Lots of Lavender Sale-a-Bration Stamp Set FREE with $50 purchase. Shop with Stesha Bloodhart, Stampin' Hoot! #steshabloodhart #stampinhoot #lotsoflavender

The Lots of Lavender Stamp Set is beautiful! It can easily be colored by using the coordinating two-step stamps included in the set or by using a coloring medium such as Blender Pens (my method), Watercolor Pencils, Aqua Painters or Stampin’ Blends.  Earning it for free with a $50 purchase is the perfect way to build your collection of stamps.  It is a Photopolymer Stamp set that allows you to easily line up the images for adding color. You can start earning Free Sale-a-Bration Items tomorrow!

I used the sentiments from the Beautiful Peacock Stamp Set, also a FREE item with $50 purchase, and only available during Sale-a-Bration (January 3 – March 31st).

And don’t forget NOW is the best time to join the Stampin’ Up! Family!  I would love to have you as part of my team, the Hootenannies.

CREATE YOUR OWN KIT!  The Stampin’ Up! $99 Starter Kit is the Ultimate Stampin’ Up! Bundle.  Get YOUR CHOICE of up to $125 in products for $99 (that’s $26 in free products) and the kit ships FREE for another 10% savings.  You may include NEW Occasions Catalog as well as Annual Catalog products in the kit.  Sale-A-Bration gifts are excluded.  It’s already a fantastic deal!

BONUS!  CHOOSE TWO FREE STAMP SETS STARTING JAN. 3!   Add 2 FREE stamp sets (any price) of your choice to the $99 Starter Kit during Sale-A-Bration (starts Jan. 3).  That’s up to an additional $101 value!   Host Rewards & Sale-A-Bration stamp sets are excluded.  Sign up online here to purchase your kit thru me during Sale-A-Bration (Jan. 3 – March 31).

HAPPY SHOPPING!  Enjoy 20 – 25% off Stampin’ Up! products on subsequent orders from the day you purchase the kit and join Stampin’ Up! (demonstrator status and perks) through at least July 31, 2018.  You’ll get to take advantage of your demonstrator discount on the new Occasions Catalog products as well as earn Sale-A-Bration Rewards!  There’s no penalty to drop!

 

Lots of Lavender Stamp Set, Level One Free Item during Sale-A-Bration by Stampin' Up! Shop with Stampin' Hoot! Stesha Bloodhart #steshabloodhart #stampinhoot #saleabration2018
Beautiful Peacock Stamp Set, Level One Free Item during Sale-A-Bration by Stampin' Up! Shop with Stampin' Hoot! Stesha Bloodhart #steshabloodhart #stampinhoot #saleabration2018
Lots of Lavender Sale-a-Bration Stamp Set FREE with $50 purchase. Shop with Stesha Bloodhart, Stampin' Hoot! #steshabloodhart #stampinhoot #lotsoflavender

I am sure you have noticed how much I absolutely love the Ink Smooching Technique!  It just adds so much to the card and is so easy to do.  I have shared a step-by-step tutorial on ink smooching and watercolor background, you can download it now by CLICKING HERE.

The background behind the lavender image is the Berry Burst Metallic-Edge Ribbon.  I cut off the metallic portion and then shredded it (a tip learned at OnStage). It was secured with a small strip of Fast Fuse Adhesive.

Lots of Lavender Sale-a-Bration Stamp Set FREE with $50 purchase. Shop with Stesha Bloodhart, Stampin' Hoot! #steshabloodhart #stampinhoot #lotsoflavender

Over 50+ Demonstrators have collaborated on this 2018 Sale-A-Bration Kick-Off Blog Hop to bring you oodles of inspiration using Free Items you can earn with a qualifying purchase. So be sure to hop along and be wowed.

Click on the images below to shop my online store or click the link below to print to pdf!

Need product now? Place an online store order valued at $50 or more (before shipping and tax), enter the host code 22R6RVNP and you will earn the all-new Berry Burst Metallic-Edge Ribbon from the 2018 Occasions Catalog for FREE!

5 Comments

  1. Jan Musselman

    Beautiful Card Stesha! The Ribbon really sets it off too.

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  2. Susan Simpson

    Love this card, especially the background!

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  3. Libby Dyson

    Gorgeous card Stesha. Lots of wonderful elements. Thank you

    Reply
  4. Tricia Butts

    Beautiful card. Love the color combination you chose and the background looks amazing. So much to love.

    Reply

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