I am so excited to share the NEW Christmas Suite from Stampin’ Up. It is AMAZING you guys! As soon as I saw it, I KNEW this was a suite that you, my faithful viewers, would just flip for. It’s called CHRISTMASTIME IS HERE.


What I love most about this Suite is that you can use it long after December 25th. That giant rose is SO pretty and you can use it all year long. The Designer Paper is also not necessarily used for Christmas. Take a look at these samples from Stampin’ Up. Change the sentiment and any of these cards could be birthday, thank you, thinking of you, sympathy. I love versatility and I know you do too. That’s why you are going to be seeing this suite a lot this week.



Available only while supplies last so don’t wait!


I have  a dozen tutorials to share with those who order the Christmastime is Here Suite or the Christmas Rose Bundle. Here’s how to get them!

  1. Click one of the bundles below to start your order*

2. Use Host Code QK6M9A9U on your order*. If your order is over $150, don’t use the Host Code. You will qualify for Stampin’ Rewards and I want you to get those. 🙂

3. Orders must be placed before November 15, 2019

*Must purchase the Christmas Rose Bundle or the Christmastime is Here Suite Bundle in order to qualify for the free tutorials.

Want more from the Christmastime is Here suite? Add the items you need here! Click a pic!


Yesterday I have had a few comments pop up regarding why I said to always cut upwards and not down when using the Paper Trimmer. I should have clarified that more so let me explain.

When your paper is butted up against the TOP of the cutter, the block, of course, ensures the paper is straight. When you push your blade UP the paper, you are pushing the paper against that block.

If you were to pull DOWN on the paper when it butted up at the top, your paper is being pushed down where the is no block. This means your paper could shift and you won’t have a straight cut. We don’t want that.

The blades are double sided so here are my suggestions. Flip your trimmer around so the arm is on the left side and continue to cut upwards OR you can but your paper against the bottom block and push the blade down, ensuring it stays in place.

I hope that clears up any confusion. My sincere apologies for not making that more clear in the video. One the most stressful things about creating videos is not sharing all the information you mean to share. Once the video is posted, it can’t be changed on YouTube. Again, please accept my sincere apologies.

Want to see this Suite in action? Join me tomorrow for my next YouTube Premiere!

I know you guys are ready to get started on Christmas cards so I have the ULTIMATE card collection to share with you tomorrow. I will be featuring 10 fabulous cards – some Christmas and some all occasion. I will have measurements so you can recreate the cards PLUS a FREE TUTORIAL offer featuring a dozen MORE ideas!

Set your alarm for 6:55pm central time TOMORROW so you can be with me LIVE and chat during the Premiere. This will take place over on YouTube.

THURSDAY, November 7th on YouTube (Connie Stewart) at the time below:

  • 5pm pacific time
  • 6pm mountain time
  • 7pm central time
  • 8pm eastern time

If you would like to “chat” with me during the Premiere, you will need to sign into your YouTube account (or set one up before the Premiere begins). 

CLICK HERE to set a reminder!
Can’t make it? Not to worry, the video will post here on Simply Simple Stamping when the Premiere is over, around 7:30pm on November 7th.
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QUOTE OF THE DAY – “The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Make it a GREAT day my friends! See you tomorrow for the Premiere! Remember, tomorrow’s post will go up in the evening, not the morning, so I look forward to seeing you then!