Wednesday, July 3, 2013

What one needs to know about the new Annual Catalogue


Q: What's new and exciting in the latest release of the catalogue?

A: You are right, the new catalogue is packed with amazing new products and creative samples. I think looking through the new Annual Catalogue is kind of like a fun scavenger hunt! Here are some of my favourites – scavenger-hunt style!

2013-2014 Annual Catalogue

Like a map, you can use the index at the start of each section of the catalogue to guide you through the hunt!
Stamp Index - pages 6-7
Accessories Index – pages 136-137

SCAVENGER HUNT – Can you find these?

Product Suites:
There are 9 suites that feature coordinating stamps, Designer Series Paper, punches, Big Shot dies and Textured Impressions Embossing Folders, and embellishments.

  • Birthday Basics suite: birthdays, greetings, and invitations
  • Soho Subway suite: occasions, weddings, and just because
  • I Am Me suite: play time, growing up, and baby
  • Venetian Romance suite: birds, trees, and realistic animals
  • Gingham Garden suite: floral, leaves, and butterflies
  • Etcetera suite: elements like frames, labels, and backgrounds
  • Eastern Elegance suite: repeated patterns, flourishes, and intricate designs
  • Quatrefancy suite: dollies, geometric shapes, and quatrefoil designs
  • This and That suite: alphabets & numbers, personalized stamps, and journaling supplies
    HINT: The Stamp Index on pages 6-7 will guide you to the correct page for each suite. Shopping online? Look for the “Product Suites” link on the left sidebar.
These bundles of stamps and coordinating tools or accessories save you 15% on fabulous combinations that you will love to use when you create.
  • Chalk Talk (Chalk Talk stamp set and Big Shot Framelits)
  • Backyard Basics (Backyard Basics stamp set and Big Shot Framelits)
  • Flower Shop (Flower Shop stamp set and Pansy punch)
  • Label Love (Label Love stamp set and Artisan Label punch)
  • Mosaic Madness (Mosaic Madness stamp set and Mosaic punch)
  • Beautifully Baroque (Beautifully Baroque stamp and Beautifully Baroque Textured Impressions Embossing Folder)
  • Wildflower Meadow (Wildflower Meadow stamp and Wildflower Meadow Textured Impressions Embossing Folder)
  • Six-Sided Sampler (Six-Sided Sampler stamp set and Hexagon punch)
  • Tag a Bag Bundle (Tag a Bag Gift Bags and Tag a Bag Accessory Kit)
  • Tag a Box Bundle (Tag a Bag Gift Boxes and Tag a Bag Accessory Kit)
    HINT: Find it faster by looking up the stamp set by name in the detailed Stamp Index on pages 206-208. Shopping online? Type “Bundle” into the Search Box. Using the quotation marks around the word helps narrow your search!
Find these new favourites:
  • The new Accessories Table of Contents section designed to help you dive into the accessories you use most.
  • Your new favourite colour combination. You'll find a slew of colour combinations as colour blocks behind the sample projects all through the catalogue.
  • Love to learn new techniques or ways to use your stamps? Find training tips sprinkled throughout the catalogue.
Happy Hunting!
Enjoy the hunt and discover which suites and bundles are your new favourites! Don’t have the new Annual Catalogue? Contact me today!

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