Jul 17 2010

A Winner, New Store Items and an Invitation

Published by at 3 48 pm under Announcements

I have a lot to share today:NEW ribbon, paper and stamps in stock, and anINVITATION to anyone within driving distance. I’ll be brief and only provide pertinent info — let’s start with the Blog Candy winner from our Stamp Simply Ribbon Store Blog Hop of last Tuesday:

Blog Candy Winner: Deb Saaranen’s blog was chosen as the blog from which to choose the winner — so check out who the winner is over at Dream in Color. And thanks to EVERYONE who came to visit andcheck out our favorite Words Worth Remembering.We LOVE sharing with you and reading your wonderful comments — many, many thanks!!!


Now on to some new ribbon and trims. To order any items, just email me at [email protected] with your list and your state/zip OR country. It’s that easy!


LOVE these new pretties — left to right:

3/4″ Pleated Trim in Pink or Ivory $ .90/yard OR $16.00/20 yard spool

String Leaves in Olive – $ .80/yard OR $22.00/30 yard spool

1/4″ Ringlet Trim in Ivory – $1.25/yard OR $28.00/25 yard spool


Next up is some Bridal Tulle — FUN for decorating, gift wrapping, cardmaking and scrapbooking., and an essential if you are planning a wedding! These 25 yard spools are 6″ wide and are available in 15 colors.

See how I used it on a swag here.

See how I used it on a card here.

See how Linda Duke used it on a box here.


Pink, Lavender, Sage, Deep Pink, Blue


Purple, Hunter, Periwinkle, Navy, Red

(Poor Photo – Hunter and Periwinkle are darker in real life.)


Ivory, Brown, White, Black, Antique Gold

(Again, poor photo — the brown and black ARE dark)

$1.00/2 yards OR $4.50/25 yard spool


Fun and Funky Wired Beads


Silver, Gold, Pearl Wired Beads

$1.00/yard OR $24.00/25 yard spool


Metallic String


Silver, White, Gold

$1.00/5 yards OR $30.00/300 yard spool




Navy/white, Black/ivory, Red/white, Hunter/ivory, Pink/white, Burgundy/ivory,

Orange/white, Antique Gold/ivory, Blue/white, Celery/white, Purple/ivory, Pink/brown

A wonderful light weight stripe to work with.

2″ WIDE Stripes – $1.25/yd OR $28.00 for a 25 yd spool


I alsogot a nice order of paper earlier this week. Take a look:


Graphic 45 8×8 Pad – Halloween in Wonderland – $9.99

Cosmo Cricket 6×6 Pad – Garden Variety – $5.99


Olivia and Oliver 6×6 Pads by Basic Grey – $6.00 each

You can see all my paper here.

You can see all my Paper/Ribbon KITS here.


Friends Clear Set by Wordsworth – $11.95


I just got this clear set in — can’t wait to use it!

You can see all my Wordsworth stamps here.


JustRite Christmas Release 1

I have JustRite’s first Christmas release in and ready to ship. It’sa great time to get an early head start on those Christmas cards. I also have the new 2010 JustRite Catalog and Idea Book in stock, filled with inspiration and recipes, right at your fingertips!


From our House – 2″ Square – $16.95

Groovy Snownman – 3 1/4″ Round – $16.95

Hearts Come Home – 2″ Square – $16.95

Holiday Cheer – 1 3/16″ Round – $16.95

Stampers sold separately.

The JustRite Design Team is Hopping today — I think you’d enjoy seeing their samples with these wonderful new Christmas sets.

I have these and all other JustRite sets available here (scroll down). You can see better graphics of these sets on that link as well.


2010 JustRite Catalog and Idea Book in stock – $6.95

I have all the JustRite Wood Stampers in stock, but they are slowly coming out with clear — OH, the virtues of CLEAR stampers!!! I have all that are currently available in stock and ready to ship:

1 5/8″ Round Clear Stamper – $10.95

2″ Round Clear Stamper – $11.95

Set of 2 Horizontal Rectangle Clear Stampers – $23.95



And last, but not least, I have AN INVITATION to extend. I wish you all were within driving distance and could come, but to those of you who are, please feel welcome:

Stamp Simply Ribbon Store OPEN HOUSE

Friday, July 30
– 10 a.m to 3:00 p.m.

AT my Home/Store in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula– please email me for directions/exact location([email protected])

1 Simple Make-n-Take Provided (see it here)

Demos all day by Deb Saaranen and Barb Schram, SSRS DT Members

Demos will include making Ribbon, Lace and Paper Flowers, Using Leafing Pens, and anything else you care to ask about! Deb, Barb and I are here all day!

Light Lunch and Snacks Provided

And as a special offer to those who attend, select items will be sale priced.

Also available will be used stamps, DP, and grab bags of end cuts of ribbon.

I appreciate knowing if you plan to come so I know how many Make-N-Takes to prep for (and food, LOL!). Also, email me for directions ([email protected]).

Deb, Barb and I hope to see you here on Friday, July 30.


If you’re still with me — THANK YOU for hanging around through this VERY long post. I’ll be back many days next week with fun stuff — I have a Dirty Girl Challenge for you all on Tuesday, I’m making a sample for another fun Dirty Girl Challenge on Wednesday and we have a fun Stamp Simply Challenge on Friday. Sounds like a pretty *challenging* week ahead — LOL!!! Have a great summer weekend, everyone!

8 responses so far

8 Responses to “A Winner, New Store Items and an Invitation”

  1. Deb Saaranen says:

    Fabulous new products Sharon! Looking forward to meeting and seeing everyone at your open house!

  2. Oh, I wish I lived closer too! Thanks for always offering such yummy candy. Congrats to the winner!

  3. Charlene Dahlberg says:

    HI Sharon,

    OOOhh such pretty new things — I wish I lived close enough to attend your open house — it will be soooo much fun.- Think you need a winter retreat in Florida

    Thanks for all the inspiration and gorgeous ribbons

  4. Anne Cherry says:

    I love these papers & stamps! Sooooooooooo Cute! Wish I lived closer too!

  5. Sharon Secor says:

    Oh how I wished I lived closer to spend the day with you incredibly talented ladies. Have fun and looking forward to seeing your creations!!

  6. Oh I wish I lived closer as well, instead of the other side of the country!
    Maybe if you have grab bags left over you can sale them on line!? (pleeeease! lol 😉 )

    Your new items are fantastic! Thank you for bringing in all these yummy things!

    Hope you are having a great weekend! Looking forward to your projects this week!

  7. Dot.G. Western Australia says:

    Hi. Until this week when I joined the Spellbinders Frenzy I did’nt know all you
    creative ladies existed. I think I’m hooked. I did’nt know there was so much fun happening in the U.S. It’s winter here so I will have plenty of time to explore all the new blogs I’ve seen. Thanks for so much inspiration .

  8. Karen H says:

    I so wish I could attend! I would love to meet you and Deb and Barb. Maybe some of your marvelous mojos would rub off on me!!!!

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