Thursday, January 8, 2009


News from the Leadership Training going on right now in Orlando is trickling down through blogs and websites (complete with photos). Here's what I've seen and heard so far about the upcoming catalog: (These are spoilers so if you want to be surprised don't read any further.)

There are 11 pages of big shot items:-A manhattan flower type textured impressions die $7.95 that matches the 5th avenue floralstamp set
-bag w/ scalloped edge, very tiny-some sort of curly label
-rollodex type card
-butterfly (from the front cover of the current catalog)
-circles-oval scalloped frame
-birds & branches, long skinny
-sizzlet cupcakes
-embosslit flowers
-2 different texture plate packages - (produces an embossed effect like Cuttlebug embossing folders). There are 3 double sided plates in each package for $11.95.

hand crocheted flowers 12/9.95
new rubons
tiny flower brads, asst colors 32/$6.95
new desinger hardware 6/ $4.95
Jumbo brads in neutral assortments
Clear rhinestone brads! All by themselves instead of in a Pretties kit! 84 in a pack, 10.95
Corduroy buttons - gotta feel ‘em, so great! 6 colors sold individually, 3 sizes in each pack of 24
Bigger library clips
Organza is back! In white, narrow
New fine glitters in chocolate, olive, etc

Papers & Cardstock
13-14 new dps ( a really cool b&w polka dot!)
2 textured, cover-weight cardstocks called "to the nines" and "parisian breeze"
glossy dp called rockabilly (think skull stamp set from mini)

Cutterbee circle cutter with glass mat, very sturdy (can we throwout those Coluzzles???)
Lg. Heart Punch
Scalloped Eyelet Border Punch
3-Heart Punch

Stamp Sets
-Some cute L1 hostess sets: One is a little 4 stamp set about food. Another one has a pretty monarch butterfly.
-A Happy Heart from our current mini made it in here!
-A nice set for Independence Day
- 4 Christmas sets (this is the Sping/Summer catalog)
-A Tool set. A little whimisical but not too much, kinda manly, open line so you can color.
-A 50’s type coffee set - cute mugs ‘enjoy life, sip by sip’
-A french like set with a little poodle, shoes and a Coco Chanel quote about being classy and fabulous. There is a coordinating wheel with shoes and purses.
-A cute little quilt set ‘may your bobbin always be full’
-A bridal shower or wedding set - paisley cake and dress - hard to describe this one!
-A cute frog set with a little lily pad, fly, etc.
-A housewarming party set
-Baby shower invite set.
-Lots of Fairy tale type stamps and greetings - I see lots of scrapbook pages for Disney, etc…
-Man’s best friend - solid dogs, quirky, fire hydrant, weiner dog, scottie, chihuaha, and a bigger dog like a lab.
-Sporting set
-Surfing set - for boys or teens with surf board and wave
-Lots of birds. They are the new cupcakes.
-Ocean set- angel fish, seahorse - more realistic
-A realistic looking bare tree with accessories like a tire swing, bird, birdhouse….
-A few botanical sets - open lines to color and with veins, pretty. Goes well with lovely as a tree - same style.
- A bear set with canoe, jeep, bike - cartoony….like our current Under the Stars with the bear…same style
-Big manhatten flower that matches the Manhattan Decor Elements (vinyl wall things) with matching sizzix embossing die for this, too!
-A card game set of 3 that look like playing cards! a joker that says ‘you make me laugh’ and a king and a queen…. fun!
-A jumbo wheel with musical instruments! violin, flute, horns….with swirls and more - artsy. There is a matching set with a cello maybe? Same page as the Illuminations set - same style
-Greek column-ish set with roman sketches
-Another set similiar to Genuine Article…
Also 8 Individually sold stamps are great greetings and images that are only one stamp. 5.95-7.95

BIG Background stamps:
-a graffiti stamp with a style like Seriously or Too Cool
-stripes, solid and varying in size
not much new there since they added several Sizzix texture plates…

-a nice hope set ‘hope happens” and quotes about courage
-3 little words….-‘ I miss you’ and ‘ so very sorry’ You get the idea - set of 8
-A new announcement set: Save the date, You’re invited…very nice and classy
-New Alphabet - a varsity type one that looks just like the letters on a letterman’s jacket!

Decor Elements is fantastic! Trains, Dinosaurs, Fairytale Silhouettes, Trees, Birds - and more colors to choose from.

Digital Scrabooking
Coming out Later in the Year! Our own digital scrapbooking studio! Create more than just pages. Contains exclusive designs and colors and includes SU! designer papers and embellishments. Will be called My Digital Studio.

That's the scoop so far. I can't wait for my copy to arrive as what I've seen so far looks great!!!! I'll update you as I gather more info.


Gloria W. said...

Looks GREAT so far!
I am anxious to see it in person!

LeAnne said...

THANKS JILL!!! Woohoo! Great to know some of these ahead of time!