Thursday, August 27, 2009

It's Blog Candy Time!!!

Are you ready to win some blog candy? I will be giving away two fun prizes to two lucky winners on September 1st to celebrate the release of the New Holiday Mini Catalog. How do you play? Well all you have to do is leave a comment anywhere on my blog for your chance to win (make sure to include your name and email address). Be sure to let all of your friends know too and don't forget to subscribe via email (on the right hand side of the page).

Prize #1 - Patterns Pack Designer Series Paper III
6"x6" pad of our Patterns Designer Series paper. The pack features an assortment of 5 colors never before offered in the Patterns line. 60 sheets 2 each of 6 double-sided designs in each color. From the 2009-2010 Idea Book & Catalog Hostess Gifts. 

Prize# 2 - Holiday Best Stamp Set
You will receive a set of four Holiday Stamps from the 2009-2010 Idea Book & Catalog Hostess Gifts.
Deadline is 8:00p.m. PST on Tuesday September 1st. I’ll choose two random comments as winners.

Christmas Jingle Simply Scrappin' Kit

Did you know that Christmas is only 4 months away? Want an easy foolproof method for creating your very own Christmas cards. Check out the new Christmas Jingle Simply Scrappin’ Kit (Item 115696 for $19.95) from Stampin’ Up! Each set includes paper and self adhesive die-cuts that coordinate perfectly with our rubber stamp sets.

Kit Contains: 8 sheets of 12”x12” textured card stock, 6 sheets of 12”x12” patterned paper, and 6 sheets of 6”x12” self adhesive die-cuts (2 each of 3 designs).

Coordinates with:
Chocolate Chip, Old Olive, Real Red, and Very Vanilla

Tree Trimmings Stamp Set (Item 116722 for $14.95)

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Join me for my Upcoming Stampin' Up! Christmas Workshop

Date: Saturday November 7th
Time: 11am - 2pm & 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Fee $20.00
Location: My House - Corona, CA (call or email for directions)
RSVP no later than October 31st to

The class will include (3) Christmas Cards and Gift Tags and (2) Christmas Treats. Plus learn how to make inexpensive gifts for your loved ones. *This workshop is free with a minimum of a $50.00 purchase. Only light refreshments will be served.

Limited space so sign up early!!! Call or Email for directions to my house.

Saturday, August 22, 2009

Join me for my Upcoming Stampin' Up! Halloween Workshop

Date: Saturday October 10th
Time: 12pm - 2pm and 3pm - 5pm
Fee $12.00
Location: My House - Corona, CA (call or email for directions)
RSVP no later than October 3rd to

The class will include (2) Halloween Cards and (2) Halloween Treats. Plus new and exciting ideas and projects. *This workshop is free with a minimum of a $35.00 purchase. Only light refreshments will be served

Limited Space so make sure you sign up early!! Call or Email for directions to my house.

Friday, August 21, 2009

Join Stampin' Up! Today

TWO STARTER KIT SUMMER SPECIALS (July 15 through Aug. 31):

Option 1: Sign up for the Stampin' Up! Standard Stater Kit between July 15th and August 31st and in addition to the supplies listed below, you'll get all six of the new In Color Classic Stampin' Pads and one pack of In Color assorted card stock (8-1/2" x 11")--a $43 value! The standard Starter Kit includes:

  • Four stamp sets
  • A Stampin' Around wheel, handle, and ink cartridge
  • Stampin' Pastels
  • Card stock
  • Eastern Blooms Décor Elements and applicator tool
  • Five Classic Stampin' Pads
  • VersaMark Pad
  • Stampin' Scrub and Mist
  • Blender pens
  • Business forms and tools
Option 2: Sign up for the Stampin' Up! Mini Starter Kit between July 15th and August 31st for only $85.00. The special, limited-time Mini Starter Kit contains many of the items you need to get started in your new business, including:

  • For All You Do Stamp Set
  • In Color Classic Stampin' Pad (6)
  • Whisper White Cardstock (8-1/2" x 11")
  • In Color Assorted Cardstock (8-1/2" x 11")
  • Business forms and tools

There's no obligation to do workshops and no penalty to drop!

  • Receive Product discount - Demonstrators get a 20 percent discount on all Stampin' Up! products, (Receive 30% off your first order of $150 or more, must be redeemed within first 45 days) including stamp sets, paper, and accessories. It's a great way to support your love of stamping and paper crafting. Plus Pre-order select Stampin' Up! stamps, tools and embellishments a month (or more) before the customers sales period. Earn free stamps with Stampin Start, Sale-A-Bration and other promotions and Earn free hostess sets and merchandise
  • Earn Extra income - You'll earn extra income based on your sales and recruiting--how much extra income is up to you. Maybe you just want enough income to pay the gas bill every month, or maybe your goal is bigger--it's your decision! Earn additional income (called a volume rebate) on your monthly product sales of $400 or more. Together, your instant income and volume rebate can reach up to 40% of your personal sales.
  • Have a Flexible schedule - This is your business, so you can put in as much (or as little) time as you'd like.
  • Receive Support from Stampin' Up! - We love our demonstrators and it shows through our demonstrator support materials, including a monthly magazine, workshop ideas, and audio and video trainings on all kinds of topics available on our Demonstrator Web Site.

Click Here to Sign Up - (once you are on my website click on Join Now on the lower left hand side)

Authorization Code: harmonylynn

Plus if you sign-up on or before August 29th I will give you an additional stamp set of your choice absolutely FREE! Once you have signed up just send me an email to let me know which set you would like and I will order it for you.

Decorating Ideas Using the Stampin' Up! Christmas Collection

Ornaments, festive packaging, and decorations encompass the spirit of Christmas. But do not let all of the hustle and bustle of the season take a toll on your sanity—or pocketbook! Embrace the season with handcrafted ornaments, gifts, and decorations that will not only look good, but become a holiday tradition to last throughout the year (see pgs. 28-43 in catalog). Also don't miss the New Holiday Mini Catalog available for order on September 1st.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Check out the Brand New Kids’ Birthday Collection

Affordable and stylish party kits are growing in popularity—especially the ones from Stampin’ Up! that you can use right out of the box or that can be embellished using the coordinating stamp sets and personalized name stamp sets. The Stampin' Up! Pirate and Princess Party Kits ($15.95 each) include enough invitations, favors, and craft projects for a party of eight and include 24 food toppers and 20 pennants for making a special birthday banner (see pgs. 74-75, 174 in catalog)

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Check out the New Stampin' Up! Definitely Decorative Products

With decorating budgets shrinking, many are on the lookout for simple, inexpensive ways to freshen up their living space without breaking the bank. Stampin’ Up! has several new products that are perfect for decorating including Décor Elements™, self-adhesive vinyl wall art, and Décor Stencils™, a new take on the stenciling our mothers did years ago. Both products offer a variety of styles and colors so that it is easy to find the perfect match for any living space. Browse through the Decor Elements Catalog to see what we have to offer.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Join me for my Stampin’ Up! Open House – Featuring Exclusive Build-a-Bear Products

Date: Saturday August 29th
Time: 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: My Home (Call or email for directions)

*Enter to Win Door Prizes
*Create a Free Build-a-Bear Card
*Sign-up for Upcoming Holiday Classes
*Sign-up to Host your very own Build-a-Bear Workshop
*Get Ideas for New and Exciting Projects
*Pick-up the brand new Holiday Mini Catalog

Please RSVP and receive a Free Gift (must be present to receive).

Phone# (714) 272-4149

Monday, August 17, 2009

Welcome to my Distinked Designs Stampin' Up! Blog

Hello everyone and welcome to my blog. I recently started my own business Distinked Designs and I am also an Independent Demonstrator for Stampin’ Up! I have a passion for creating handcrafted invitations, cards, announcements, and favors!!! I will be posting my recent projects along with some fun new ideas for you to try at home. Stay tuned for updates, photos, and specials.