To download the 24 page PDF of all the retiring Stamp sets, clickHERE
To download a sortable Excel file of all the retiring Stamp sets, click HERE
To download the 12 page list of all of the retiring accessories, click HERE
Decor Elements are Retiring also! Click HERE to download this list
This Accessories List includes all the non-stamps that
will be retiring to make room for new in the upcoming June 1st release of the Stampin' Up
Some of the Accessories are listed at 60% off! If you
download the Excel file, it is easier to find those first!
The earlier you order,
the better your chances are of getting the discounted items listed or some of
the hot accessories like punches, refills, etc. SU will not re-stock the
accessories. Retiring Stamp Sets can be ordered until May 31st as they make them but
accessories cannot so when they are gone, they are gone.
Stampin' Up is NOT retiring any colors except
the 2010 In Colors(Peach, Pear, Poppy, Blushing Bride and
Concord!) When you see markers, card stock or ink pads on the list it is
because they are changing how it is delivered or packaged:
ALL Craft (pigment)
pads are retiring except for white and black. They had only offered those in
the spots this last year, so be sure to get the refills of those before they are
gone if you have those pads and like them. Craft pads are different from
Classic pads in that they are waterproof once dry and scrapbookers like them.
They are also a wet ink that you can heat emboss with powder.
12" x 12" Textured Card
Stock will no longer be offered ( I loved it but apparantly I didn't sell enough
Only select Stampin'
Write Markers will be available individually (Stampin' Write Markers in color
collections will continue to be offered)
12" x 12" Smooth Card
Stock will only be available in select individual colors and color collections.
Sounds like this is an issue of them looking at what sells and what doesn't and
With the introduction of the 2012-2013
annual catalog, SU has made a very big change to our Stampin' Pads. They are
introducing Firm Foam pads! They say they change your stamping experience for
the better! ( I hear they feel like a VersaMark pad but I haven't tried them
yet) This is what SU says:
You're going to love these new Stampin'
Pads-just look at all the exciting benefits listed below:
Provide better ink coverage for your
Light-tap stamping produces flawless
Pad stays juicier for longer resulting in
better ink pad longevity!
In addition, our new Stampin'
Have a crisply printed, glossy label on the
top of the pad that is easier to read and that will not fade or chip
Come with color name labels in all four
languages (English, Spanish, French, and German)-just choose your language, peel
it off the back, and add it to the side of the pad for easy
Use the same patented flip-top case design
that stores the inking surface upside down, so the pad surface stays
Are available in all colors, including our
exclusive In Colors!
Please note: Five ink colors have undergone
formula changes to improve functionality and color stability with the new firm
foam pads. These colors are
All five colors of the reformulated inks
have been fully tested and approved.While using the new ink formula in the old
Stampin' Pads is fine, we do not recommend using the old ink formula in the new
firm foam pads. Any refills purchased after April 30,
2012, will contain the new formulated ink.*
* The new ink formula for Basic Gray,
Perfect Plum, and Tempting Turquoise (for both Stampin' Ink Refills and firm
foam Classic Stampin' Pads) will not be available until June 1. In addition, the Neutrals,
Subtles, and Brights ink color collections will not contain the newly formulated
ink for Basic Gray, Perfect Plum, and Tempting Turquoise until June