Stampin' Up! designs and manufactures an exclusive line of decorative rubber stamp sets and paper-crafting products for greeting cards, gift making, craft projects, scrapbooking and home décor. These products are showcased by enthusiastic demonstrators at in-home parties and stamping events like workshops or classes.

Just starting with your stamping hobby? Whether you are into card making or scrapbooking, these six suggestions will help you get going without breaking the budget.

When you begin stamping you don't need all the bells and whistles. Start with the basics that will help you learn simple card-making and stamping techniques, then invest in products as you learn new techniques and as it fits your budget. Here are some suggestions of Stampin' Up! products to get you started in making cards and gifts for your friends and family.

Stampin' Up! is a direct sales company, which means that you can only purchase products from an Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

You can order Stampin' Up! products online through your local demonstrator. To place an online order...

The Hostess stamp sets on pages 220-223 of the Annual Catalogue are specially priced, hostess-only items that can only be purchased with Stampin' Rewards dollars. You can earn Stampin' Rewards by...

Stampin' Up! welcomes artists who would like to use their stamp images in their own hand-stamped craftwork that they produce and sell. Therefore, they give permission in the form of a limited licence to use any Stampin' Up! stamp images for the purpose of creating craftworks for sale. Click on the Angel Policy below to view the criteria.

We've all been there... adding a layer on a card front and it's not straight! Here's two tips for removing it for re-positioning:

The Stampin' Up! Annual Catalogue is not only a catalogue of products but it is also full of many project ideas, tips and techniques to inspire your creativity. It is published annually with fresh new products and ideas each year.

Throughout the year, Stampin' Up! release seasonal catalogues that have a range of products that are only available for a short period of time. These catalogues have new seasonal-specific products that are on-trend and compliment stamps and accessories available in the Annual Catalogue.

Sale-A-Bration (SAB) is the largest Stampin' Up! promotion period of the year where you get free stamp sets and accessories!

Each new catalogue release has fresh new products and ideas. To make room for these, Stampin' Up! retires products, which means they are no longer available for purchase.

Love the Stampin' Write Markers? Want to have coordinating ink and card stock? Here's a really great way to get the Many Marvelous Markers and the benefits of being a hostess...

A "Swap" is where you create a card or project to share with others. It usually has restrictions, like using current Stampin' Up! product, and sometimes a theme. You then re-create the project the same number of times as there are people in the swap. The person who is hosting the swap collects everyone's creations and then returns one of everyone's creations to you.