Thursday, January 11, 2018

January Fun Stampin'

Hi Stampers!

Watch out! Two post in one day... I'm on a roll! Be sure to scroll down to see the two current special offers.

Rubber And Ink
Gayle Smith  323-702-6423


All classes held at my studio in Highland Park unless otherwise stated.
Classes and workshops are available for private bookings.
Contact me to set a date.

Sunday, Jan 28th, 1:00-3:00 (normally the 1st Sunday of the month)
3rd Sunday, Jan 21st, 4:00-7:00 Santa Monica
You will make 3-4 cards/projects that are easy to duplicate. Great for newbies. Also great to build your stash of ideas to use again and again.

Meeting options:
1.  1st Sunday meets at my studio in Highland Park at 1:00pm (temp change to 2nd Sun for Jan)
2.  3rd Sunday meets at The Church On Pearl, 1520 Pearl St (16th), Santa Monica, CA 90405 at 4:00pm

Cost: Non club members - place a 25.00 product order, then your class is free!

Club memberships -

Commit to 6 month membership (# of months is based on # of members. Minimum is 6 month)

Place a $25 product order, class is free

If you can't make it to club, orders are to be emailed to me. Club projects will be given to you in kit form.

One month is your hostess month where you get extra free product of your choice based on membership sales.  Collect orders or bring friends that day to boost your sales!

Sunday, Jan 28th, 1:00-3:00 (normally the 1st Sunday of the month)Birthday cards are what we use the most each month. Each month you will make 6 cards with envelopes, 3 designs 2 of each.

Once you've attended 6 classes, they don't have to be in a row, you will get to choose any hostess stamp set as a thank you from me.

COST for all this fun: 25.00 or free with minimum purchase.

Saturday, Jan 27th 11:00 - 3:00pm
Learn how to make colorful backgrounds and painted images using pigmented color crystals. You will learn 4 ways to use the Brusho Crystal Colors.

Cost: 50.00 (valued 59.00 + sh/tx) includes the following:
1. Brusho Crystal Color 5 pack  144101 30.00
2. Aqua Painters  103954 17.00
3. Archival Black ink pad  140931 7.00
4. Archival Black ink refill 140928 5.50
5. Sale-A-Bration 50.00 item of your choice

Please bring:
Water spray mister bottle
Craft mat for Waterproof work

Two Specials

Hi Stampers,

Announcing two new specials


Blends of the Month Online Club

Each month receive pics of 3 exclusive cards in your email. These cards will be using the blends of the month, plus blends from previous months. Option for actual card kits available.

Each month your order will consist of:
For the first 3 months
  • 3 Stampin' Blend combo sets - light and dark marker 
  • 1 specialty Stampin' Blend - color lifter, ivory  Stampin' blend, or bronze Stampin' Blend
For the 4th month
  • 3 Stampin' Blend combo sets - light and dark marker
  • A gift from me 

Through the course of the club, you will earn 2 FREE SAB 50.00 items or 1 100.00 SAB item. Give me your selection(s) at the time of registration.

Card pics will be emailed by the 15th. 
A PayPal reminder emailed to you on the 20th. You log in and pay, choosing friends/family option to avoid service fees, by the 25th.

Already have the Stampin' Blends? No problem. Simply substitute product for the same value and the exclusive Stampin' Blends card ideas will be emailed.

  • 31.50+ s/tx for first 3 months. 4th month 27.00 + s/tx
  • If you want card kits, it will be 8.00 more.
  • If shipping from me to you is needed,  a 7.00 charge will be applied. Otherwise Blends/kits can be picked up from me
  • If needed, add-ons for the Moments Tuxedo Black ink pad, refill, and Whisper White card stock available.
Please email me if you would like to join this club.


Adhesive Stock Up BOGO
Time to restock your supply of adhesives, replacing what you used to make all those Christmas cards, tags and gift card holders.

Simply, buy one get one free! That's it. No limits.  
  1. This offer comes from me and will not be honored by Stampin' Up!.
  2. If you're in my area, Email your list to me, then pick up is from me.
  3. If long distance, order online using this hostess code: W7GEYPBS. You will only get what you ordered.  I will follow up with the free BOGO items.
  4. Offer ends Jan 31, 2018
  5. Good in the USA only
Thanks for stopping by!

Monday, December 11, 2017


Stampin' Up! is offering free shipping today only. Offer ends at 11:59pm MST. Click the shop link to my online store to place your orders.

Free THANK YOU gift from me:
If you place a 50.00+ order receive a package of gold or clear Faceted Gems. MUST use hostess code:  VMQRMQPK
Offer expires today at 11:59pm MST.

Happy shopping!

Thanks for stopping by!

Monday, December 4, 2017

Holiday Catalog Carryover List

Hi Stampers!

The following list are the products that will be carrying over from the holiday catalog. 

If you don't see what you're interested in, go check the clearance rack in my online store.

The following Items are available 
January 2 – May 31, 2018
Bundle Pricing will no longer be available after 
January 2, 2018 on items listed below.

Page Item # Description
5 144687 Quilt Top Textured Impressions Embossing Folder
6 144679 Christmas Staircase Thinlits Dies
7 144823 Ready for Christmas Stamp Set {P}
12 144668 Everyday Label Punch
13 144628 Acetate Card Boxes
21 121790 Glimmer Paper – Red
21 135314 Glimmer Paper – Silver
21 133324 Scalloped Tag Topper Punch
26 144809 Night in Bethlehem Stamp Set {W}
26 145282 Night in Bethlehem Stamp Set {C}
26 144676 Bethlehem Edgelits Dies
29 144631 Real Red 1/8” Solid Ribbon
35 144817 Snowflake Sentiments Stamp Set {W}
35 144820 Snowflake Sentiments Stamp Set {C}
35 144678 Swirly Snowflakes Thinlits Dies
37 144748 Champagne Foil Sheets
39 145413 Hearts Come Home Stamp Set {W}
39 145416 Hearts Come Home Stamp Set {C}
39 144671 Hometown Greetings Edgelits Dies
42 144996 Half Full Stamp Set {W}
42 144999 Half Full Stamp Set {C}
44 145829 Whisper White 3”x3” Envelopes
44 144645 Mini Pizza Boxes
45 144970 Labels to Love Stamp Set {W}
45 144967 Labels to Love Stamp Set {C}
47 144945 Seasonal Chums Stamp Set {W}
47 144948 Seasonal Chums Stamp Set {C}
47 144685 Seasonal Tags Framelits Dies
49 144783 Painted Harvest Stamp Set {P}
49 144216 Touches of Nature Elements
49 141487 5/8” Burlap Ribbon
49 144667 Leaf Punch
53 144666 Cat Punch

Happy shopping!

Friday, December 1, 2017


Rubber And Ink
Gayle Smith


All events held at my studio in Highland Park unless otherwise stated.
Address will be given upon registration.

HOLLY HOLIDAYS - 2 EVENTS in 1 DAY - Saturday, Dec 9, 11-4:00

Event 1 - Stamp 'n Shop
Fun day of crafting and shopping in Santa's Workshop Boutique! The day includes crafting a holiday themed project, shopping for handmade gifts and stocking stuffers, and holiday treats to eat and drink.

Plan to attend this FREE event. You must RSVP if you plan to craft. Only preparing kits for those who RSVP.

 SAVE!    SAVE!    SAVE!    SAVE!
Special ordering offer for the day:
  Place a 50.00 order - save 10%
  Place a 75.00 order - save 15%
  Place a 100.00 order - save 20%

Can't attend but want to enjoy the savings? Just email an order to me!
Fine details:
1. For immediate discount, orders must be emailed to me.
2. Orders will be delivered to me, therefore will need to be picked up from me. Or pay for additional delivery.
3. Online orders will be charged the full price. Refund check will be mailed or deposited into your PayPal account.
4. Regular shipping/tax apply.

Event 2 - Gift Card Holder Class

Also, there's a Gift Card Holder Class happening at the same time. You'll make 4 gift card holders using a variety of stamp sets.

Cost 25.00 pre-paid via PayPal, credit card, cash, or check. Please RSVP at

Hostess Club/Card Class
Sunday, Dec 10, 1:00-3:00
Sunday, Dec 17, 4:00-7:00
You will make 3-4 cards/projects that are easy to duplicate. Great for newbies. Also great to build your stash of ideas to use again and again.

As a club member, you have a minimum 6 month commitment with the benefit of hostess freebies. If interested in joining the club, contact me for more details.

As a card class attendee, there's no commitment, no hostess freebies, simply create the cards.

Meeting options:
1.  1st Sunday meets at my studio in Highland Park at 1:00pm as part of Double Dip Sunday. - (temp change to 2nd Sun for Dec)
2.  3rd Sunday meets at The Church On Pearl, 1520 Pearl St (16th), Santa Monica, CA 90405 at 4:00pm

Cost: 25.00 (pre sh/tx) product order

Register by sending me an email. I will send you a PayPal link. Or, payment can also be made by check or credit card.

Can't attend in person???  
1. Receive the COMPLETED CARDS
2. Hostess Card/Club Class can be purchased with a 25.00 (pre sh/tx) product order of your choice
3. An additional $7 delivery charge will apply. Or, pick-up from my home for free.
Women's Veterans Card Class
Monday, Dec 18th, 1:00-3:00
Gathering for women veterans to explore their creative minds. We will create two projects. Cost: FREE
Sale-A-Bration Occasion Catalog Sneak Peek Stamp-a-stack
Saturday, Dec 30th 11:00-3:00
Be the first to use the brand new products from the  Occasion and Sale-A-Bration Catalogs! Make 8 cards, 4 designs, 2 of each.

Cost 25.00 or FREE with a minimum order.  Send email to RSVP to

Hope to see you in class!
Merry Christmas!

Monday, November 20, 2017

Online Extravaganza

It's Online Extravaganza Time! During this promotion, Stampin' Up! will have exclusive deals and sales available for limited times. 

The first incredible offering of this promotion will be the 24-hour stamp sale. Select stamp sets will be 20% off for the first 24 hours of Online Extravaganza. Stamp Sale starts November 20 12:00 AM and ends November 20 11:59 PM. There will be more extravaganza excitement through November 26.  Shop exclusive sales and deals on select items. Deals end November 26 11:59 PM.

Here are the select stamp sets that will be 20% off for the first 24 hours of Online Extravaganza. Remember, these stamps are on sale November 20 12:00 AM and ends November 20 11:59 PM.
Product List

Click on the image to get a full list of items on sale through out the week. Or, click on the link if image isn't working. 

View Online Extravaganza Sale

To close out Online Extravaganza with a bang, we are offering a special 24-hour flash sale on November 27th, after other Online Extravaganza deals end on the 26th. Come back to see the deals! 

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Free Product with New Stampin' Blends

Hi Stampers, 

Exciting times are happening! Stampin' Up! now has their own alcohol markers, (like the Copic markers) in their own Stampin' Up! colors! 

The new Blends come in 12 colors and are available in the 2 pack light and dark combo or individually. There is also an individual bronze, ivory, and a color lifter. 

The Tuxedo Black Momentos ink is the recommended ink when using the Stampin'  Blends. 

Now you can customize the Basic Pearls, Basic Rhinestones, and White Pearl Accents into Stampin' Up! colors using the Stampin' Blends. 

Here is a video to watch for more details about the product. Depending on how you're receiving this blog post, you can either click the picture or click the link below.


Stampin' Up! has also come out with a new stamp set, in wood or clear mount, and project kit that can be purchased individually or in a bundle, saving 10%. There's links at the end of this post that will take you directly to my online store for purchasing. 

Watch this video on the new Color Me Happy project kit.

So that I know who is eligible for the free product, use this Hostess Code when ordering online - HZ4RPGZB

Order a minimum of 6 combo color packs in a single order and receive your choice of pearls, rhinestones, or perfect accents. (DO NOT include in your online order. Stampin' Up! will not honor this special.  I will mail to you separately. Email your selection to me.)

Order the entire Stampin' Blends Marker Collection, product #147475, in a single order and receive the Tuxedo Black Momento ink pad and refill. (DO NOT include in your online order. Stampin' Up! will not honor this special.  I will mail to you separately.)

Order the Color Me Happy Project Bundle and receive a 6x6 sample package of Just Add Color Designer Series Paper

If you take advantage of offers #2 and #3 together, you will be eligible for an additional $15.00 in free merchandise of your choice! 

  1. Offer good for 1 week only - Nov 1st 7th, 2017
  2. Offer ONLY available from me, Gayle Smith, Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator. Not offered from Stampin' Up!. 
  3.  HZ4RPGZBIf ordering online, use this Hostess Code. DO NOT include special offers in your online order. Stampin' Up! will not honor the specials.  I will mail to you separately. 

Thank you for stopping by my blog today!