Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Free stamp sets?

Hi Everyone,

Would you like free stamp sets? 

If the answer is yes then get excited!  

BE A HOST

If you have never hosted a Stampin' Up! event you could be missing out on gorgeous host only stamp sets. 

SALE-A-BRATION

Hosts earn Stampin' Rewards based on sales from their gathering and can spend them on exclusive host only sets such as the Very Vintage one used below, or items of your own choosing.

During Sale-A-Bration you will recive $40 more in additional Stampin' Rewards when your gathering's sales exceed $400.


Ask Kim Heath Stamps to book a date for you today.



Sunday, 13 January 2019

In a RUT? Don't know how to get out of it?

Hi there Readers!

I'm hoping your day is amazing so far! 
Have you ever been in a creative rut? I have been, and its horrible! The brain has a lot to do with it. Did you know that?

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Being a teacher to 6 year olds, I visit both parts of my brain more than once daily. However, by the end of the term, after assessments (yes we assess 6 year olds) my left brain is more dominant.

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How do I know?  

When I look at my stamps, I have no inspiration at all!  We've all been there and sometimes it can last a while, depending on our home and work life. I ask myself, how am I going to get out of this rut?

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How can I get out of the RUT?

The best way for me is to:
1. Get my favourite stamp set out, mostly I choose butterflies - they make me happy! 


  This is Butterfly Gala - isn't it gorgeous!

2. I go to the computer and type in card sketches then I choose a very basic one.
3. I choose my favourite colour card stock.

If I still am not sure, usually there are examples of the card sketch that people have completed.

Bang! Mind explosion, something goes off, an idea, a technique, something happens!

If not, I just begin. As I start stamping, my left brain begins to get bored and switch off and my right brain starts to get the wine, kabana and confetti out and dance around! The most important thing to do is start! Ready Set Go!

Here is a very quick card I did recently. Keep it simple sister! Its the KISS theory.


Too often I have sat at the computer looking at what other crafters have created. For me, it doesn't  work and I end up not creating anything and that's not good for anyone, especially for the person who you are making the card for, right!

What now, you ask?  Just start!  Let me know how you go. Tell me about how you got out of your rut.

Happy stamping!

Website: Kim Heath Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator





Sunday, 6 January 2019

Why I Started Stamping

Hi and welcome to my blog. Today I want to share with you the reason I started stamping and making cards. Back in 2000, which sometimes seems a lifetime ago and other times it feels like yesterday.

I found  a company that did scrapbooking. I had never heard of anything like it before and I was instantly hooked! It didnt take long to find other scrapbooking people, shops and supplies. I loved it! I'd go to classes, friend's homes to crop and I even went to a retreat at Bribie Island, Queensland.
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In 2001 my marriage ended. By that time I was working as a teacher aide at my children's school close by. The teachers kept encouraging me to go to uni to become a teacher. Long story short, in 2005, I began my undergraduates degree in Education. Fast forward to 2008, I graduated and got a job teaching. 

I soon realised that my days of scrapbooking were behind me. At that time, pocket scrapbooking hadn't been invented by Becky Higgins, who was the guru in the scrapbooking world.  

Stampin' Up! arrived in Australia and not long after I fell in love with their stamps, their paper, their colours. I didn't buy very much at that time as I was really into creating with the Cricut although I kept my eye on their catalogue.
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I really didnt get into stamping until my Prep teacher aid went on holidays in 2010 and was replaced for three weeks with a teacher aide named Lisa. One day she was talking about a card class she was doing. Of course our conversations were all about cards and she even brought in some cards to show me and gave me a catalogue! 


I eventually signed up with Lisa so I could get the demonstrator discount. My love for Stampin' Up! continued to grow! I loved their colours, stamp designs and how easy it was because everything
co-ordinated. When I signed up, my card making world expanded. As a demonstrator, you get to join a Facebook group just for demonstrators. WOW it was and continues to be an amazing place and resource! I couldn't believe how friendly all the demonstrators were and keen to help. I had found my happy place! It was and continues to be... Stampin' Up!

 Fast forward to 2018/2019

Im now part of Chrissy's team and still loving Stampin' Up!  
Creating and friendship, why wouldn't I want to stamp! 
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So why did I start stamping? 

At first it was because I needed a creative outlet as scrapbooking was way too time consuming. I saw stamping could be as quick and simple or I could do more complicated cards when I had more time.  Soon stamping became a social event at Lisa's home with other like minded ladies. 

Below is one of my Christmas cards that I made for 2018.

I would love for you to make a comment. Are you a stamper, card maker, paper crafter? I would love to hear you story. 


Thursday, 3 January 2019


What is Sale-A-Bration?

That's  a great question. Sale-A-Bration is Stampin' Up!'s biggest annual sale of the year! With specials for customers, hostesses, new demonstrators and current demonstrators - there's something fabulous for everyone!

Promotion Runs: January 3 - March 31, 2019


SHOP - What Do Customers Get?

This is the easiest way to earn rewards! Just spend some money (and you deserve it!)
For every $90 or $180 you spend you get a FREE exclusive Sale-A-Bration item! 
Your FREE item/items must be selected from the exclusive Sale-A-Bration catalogue.

    

Bonus Hostess Rewards
If your order reaches $250.00 (before postage) you get a bonus $25.00 in hostess rewards! Awesome right! 

HOST - Earn Free Product


Sale-A-Bration is the most anticipated sale of the year!  When you host a virtual catalog party or you place a qualifying order of $400 (before postage) you will receive FREE Sale-a-Bration product with, as well as, the opportunity to receive an additional $40.00 more in FREE product of your choice! You could even put that money toward the cost of your own Starter Kit to become a Stampin' Up! demonstrator.      

 

JOIN - An Amazing Time To Join Stampin' Up!

Sale-A-Bration is a great time to join the Stampin' Up! family! Jump aboard, buckle up and take Stampin' Up! for a test drive!  Everyone is welcome... men, women, hobbyists and career demonstrators alike. I'd love to answer any questions you have about joining Stampin' Up! and my team.

This year Stampin' Up! have lifted the bar once again! When you join, you will get two Starter Kit options to choose from.  Yes two!

Option 1:  Get $315.00 (AUD)* worth of Stampin' Up! products for just $169.00 (AUD)!

Option 2: Get $315.00 (AUD)* worth of Stampin' Up! products + the Exclusive Craft and Carry Tote (valued at $87.00 (AUD) for just $210.00 (AUD)! Wow!  This tote is amazing and will be much sought after! 

*This is $80 (AUD) more free product than usual! 

There are so many benefits for becoming a Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, book a time so I can tell you more.


How to contact me:

kimheath68@gmail.com 




























Tuesday, 1 January 2019

Sale-A-Bration is coming!

Hi Everyone,

Happy New Year!

Hold on to you hats🀠! If you don't your mind is going to be blown away ☄ with what is coming on the third (3rd) of January!

✨✨✨ Sale-A-Bration is coming!  ✨✨✨

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It starts January 3! You don't want to miss out on getting your hands on these AMAZING, GORGEOUS AND SERIOUSLY CUTE stamps! (can you tell I'm excited?)

I'm sure that the A in Sale-A-Bration πŸ’›  stands for Amazing✨! Or even Awesome✨! πŸ˜€

I am excited but Sale-A-Bration πŸ’› means everyone is a winner! I love free things and I bet you do too!

What can you do? Raid your piggy bankπŸ–!

  • Shop πŸ›πŸ›πŸ›
  • Host a morning tea, afternoon tea or any kind of get together with friends and family πŸ‘©πŸ‘ͺπŸ‘­
  • Join (this option is, in my opinion, the best option!) πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

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Want to know more about stamping, card making and/or Stampin' Up!?

Email:  kimheath68@gmail.com