Stampin’ Trimmer 
#148523 
is currently being retired . 
 
Stampin’Up! is not  revealing why the trimmer
 is retiring but I will share  my thoughts why.
 
  Over the last few years the cutting blades
 have been different to say the least,
  the manufacturer  was having issues 
awhile back  and the blades were on
 back order for a long time .
 
Once we got them back in stock 
 blades didn’t seem to cut 
but shred the paper
 the finished cut over all  
wasn’t a smooth cut  
 
Overall I do love our Stampin’ Trimmer
 it was the blades that became
 an issue over time .
 
This is why I believe our trimmer
 is retiring due to the manufacturing issues. 
 
In the future Stampin’Up! will offer
 a new  trimmer  
we just do NOT know when this will happen. 
 
 if you want to continue to use the
 Stampin Trimmer 
the cutting blades are currently available
 in a package of 2 blades #126995
 limit to (3) packs per order .  
Once the retirement list is posted on 
Monday  April 15th 
 the cutting blades will be available
 up to (6) packs per order
( if they last that long )
 
Please keep in mind that the supply Stampin’Up!
 has in the warehouse is
 approx. 6 months .
 once they sell out 
 the blades will no longer be available.
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Big Shot is Retiring .  

If you haven’t heard yet

 yes the Big Shot is also retiring 
 once again Stampin’ Up! hasn’t given 
 many details
  but here are my thoughts on why  …
 
 in the legal  aspect of  this situation
I’m sure there is much more to  what is happening
behind closed doors that I  really probably 
don’t want to know, 
BUT  one thing I know for sure
 after serving on the Advisory board  2013-2014
  is that Stampin’Up! 
  has never done things 
 on a spur of a moment in making any decisions, 
so even though we all are  just hearing about 
this  item retiring from our product line & the news
 is a shock  to all of us. 
 Just know nothing is taken lightly in 
 dropping a product or even adding a new product line .
 
Personally I know how frustrating it is  to 
 have  brand new items that
 we all love and want to purchase only to hear that  
it’s on back order or even worse that it’s sold out.
Bundles not being available 
due to framelits / punches  going on back order 
It’s so very frustrating!   
 
Many items are made in China now a days  
and this is NOT  only for Stampin’Up! 
but  is very common in the crafting industry.
 
Framelits, ribbon, punches  accessories
 all made in China .
 
Plus  China has different holidays
 than we do in the USA.
 
The shipping times and 
that’s if everything is running on schedule  
makes for a frustrating time.
 
 I’m assuming this may have helped push the retirement of the
the Sizzixx brand /Big Shot 
 but  of course not the only reason I’m sure . 
 
In a perfect world 
 I wish Stampin’Up! could make all our
 accessories and tools
 like we make our stamp sets. 
We also make a  few 
other  things like 
ink pads and card stock…. 
so in the mean time SU! will be working on 
 finding another  die cutting system in the future . 
 
 As for all the other Big Shot accessories 
 made by Sizzixx  that are available currently 
 I’m not sure
if they will be available or retiring as well
 this includes 
 
Big Shot Die Brush#144262 , 
Magnetic Platform #130658,
 Precision Base Plate # 139684
*Update *
 The  standard cutting plates# 113475
are  sold out  now ~ no longer available .
 
Side Note :
  
 Stampin’ Up!  also mentioned that the 
new  2019/20 catalog will 
offer new dies and embossing folders.
 
 Since Stampin’Up! is using a new supplier, 
the dies and folders will be manufactured differently, 
this means the way you use the new style of dies and folders will be a little different than how you used the old style. 
Both the new-style and old-style dies and embossing folders
can work with any die-cutting & embossing machine 
(in some cases, adaptations like shims may be required because the gap between
rollers on machines may vary slightly between manufacturers). 
You may have noticed we’re not referring to these products using names you’re familiar with.
Another change required in this transition is to the terminology we use to refer to die-cutting and embossing products.

One of the significant factors in this decision is that instead of working with a supplier
who works with a manufacturer, Stampin’Up! is moving to a direct-to-manufacturer relationship. 
This means that we will work directly with the factories who manufacture our dies and folders
instead of working with another company who then works with different factories.
This gives us greater control and potential in the manufacturing process.
 During the Glitter Pit LIVE Stream 
( Wednesday April 10, 2019) 
We chatted about the huge announcements. 
 If you missed that  live 
you can check out the replay HERE  
posted on my blog today
 
Once you click over to my blog post 
 scroll down to view that live replay  .
Die-Cutting & Embossing line Q&A Flyer
click HERE 

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Announcing the brand new Storage by Stampin’Up!

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Click HERE for Configuration chart  

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