Thursday, May 19, 2022

I'M ON YOUTUBE!

Good morning. I could use a little help. Did you know I had a YouTube Channel? Well, I do, and I am trying to reach 800 subscribers to my channel before the end of the month. You can find me on YouTube at Rubber Room Ramblings with Chris Kolly, or CLICK HERE

If you are not already subscribed and enjoying my channel, please check it out. I have over 100 videos there, and I add at least one new one each week. I hope you will try my channel out, and will find a bit of inspiration there. Please feel free to refer your crafty friends to my channel as well.

Thank you so very much for helping me reach my goal!

NEW CATALOG SWAP INSPIRATION!

If you missed Create With Chris Live at LunchTime this week, you can catch the replay right here.

I shared 20 amazingly creative and inspiring swap cards all made with new catalog items. I hope you like them!


Tuesday, May 17, 2022

THOSE SENDING SMILES CARDS

Sending Smiles is my "current favorite" stamping bundle in the new annual catalog.  Earlier I shared a YouTube video making these three cards.




You can order the Sending Smiles Bundle (#158707 -- $49.50)  24/7 on my website HERE

When your order reaches $35, you will receive Rubber Room Rambler Rewards--wooohooo!
With a minimum $35 order, I will send you card kits to make all three of these cards .  Your order must include the hostess code found in the link above in order to receive Rewards.  With a $50 order, I will email you fifteen fun tutorials.

If you need help placing your order, please text me at: 248-909-8016 or email me at: ckolly@stampingismybusiness.com


SENDING SMILES FREE CLASS

Did you miss the Rubber Room More Fun Mondays FREE weekly class? If you did, you can watch it right here.

In this week's FREE class, I share three lovely cards made with Sending Sunshine Bundle (#158707 -- $49.50).

When you place a minimum $35 order, I will send you card kits to make all three cards I shared in the video tonight. When your order reaches $50, I will email you fifteen FREE tutorials.

Just click and place your ORDER HERE

If you need help with your order, please text me at 248-909-8106 or email me a ckolly@stampingismybusiness.com

Friday, May 13, 2022


Are you looking for an amazing deal? At over 50% off, the Stampin' Up! In Color Starter Kit is, without a doubt, an amazing deal. You purchase the Starter Kit for only $99 plus tax -- it ships for FREE. You get to pick $125 worth of product to put into your kit and Stampin' Up! adds the In Color Ink Pad Collection, In Color Cardstock Collection, and In Color 6" x 6" (15.2 x 15.2 cm) Designer Series Paper Assortments for FREE. That's a $66.50 value for FREE. PLUS Stampin' Up! also adds a Paper Pumpkin Kit for FREE. This is an amazing deal, and you don't ever have to place an order.
If you want to shop with a discount and meet lots of crafting peeps, you can continue to shop using your demonstrator discount and enjoying lots of demonstrator benefits. Our team is extremely active, and I would love for you to join us. We have a monthly team meeting, that includes lots of stamping. You get discounts on all the events I offer. We do team swaps with every new catalog, as well as product shares. The Rubber Room is always lots of fun and a great place to stamp and meet new crafting friends. We'd love for you to join our team and join the fun. If you have questions, please contact me. If you are ready to scoop up some savings, click the link below and start saving.


BUTTERFLY KISSES SUITE is so adorable!  Check out this quick video and see what it's about!

I will be using this stamp set during our New Catalog Kickoff Event this Sunday.  It screams Spring fun!  This will also be the bundle I use for the Creativity Club in June.  The Creativity Club meets once a month via Zoom.  It's great to have some time set aside each month for crafting with our friends and the Creativity Club allows you to do just that.  This is a subscription Club and you are charged $30 automatically every month ($38 if you need your kit shipped to you).  Your kit will include a 1/2 pack of Designer Series Paper, an Embellishment, Ribbon and card kits to make eight cards (2 each of four different designs).  If you want in on the fun, please sign up before May 30th.  You can sign up by emailing me at:  ckolly@stampingismybusiness.com or text me at:  248-909-8016

Thursday, May 12, 2022

CARD CLASSES FOR APRIL!

Good morning, Stamping Friends. Here is your friendly RSVP reminder.
Rubber Room Stamping Classes will only be held May 21st or May 22nd from 1-4. There will be three classes to pick from and each class will feature one of my favorite stamp sets in the new catalog.
You can take one, two or all three, whatever makes your heart happy. In each class you will make 6 cards (2 each of 3 designs). You can pay $15 per class or, each class is free with a minimum $25 order placed the day of class. If you are a team member, as a team perk, you can pick the "half a class" option and pay only $5. This "half a class" option includes only 3 cards (1 each of 3 designs). Classes this month include: Sending Smiles, Wisteria Wishes and Bottled Happiness Bundles.

SENDING SMILES BUNDLE


WISTERIA WISHES BUNDLE


BOTTLED HAPPINESS BUNDLE

You must RSVP no later than noon May 15th (this Sunday). You can RSVP by texting me: 248-909-8016 or email me: ckolly@stampingismybusiness.com Be sure to let me know which classes you want to take, if you are doing the "half a class", option; want to pay for classes or want to place an order.

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

PERFECT PENCILED PERFECTION!

Did you watch Create With Chris Live at LunchTime last Friday? This is the beautiful card I made with the Penciled Perfect (#159244) Designer Series Paper.



The new catalog is live now. That means, you can order this gorgeous black and white paper. It comes in 12" x 12" pieces of paper and you can use it that way, or add lots of gorgeous color for a totally different look. Each pack of Designer Series Paper contains 12 sheets of patterned paper (2 each of 6 double-sided designs) and it only costs $12.
When you order from my website RIGHT HERE and your order is over $35, I will send you 15 Spring-Themed tutorials for FREE as a thank you.
Did you miss the Live? You can watch it right here
If you need help placing an order, please email me:  ckolly@stampingismybusiness.com or text me: 248-909-8016

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

YOU CAN NOW ORDER FROM THE NEW CATALOG--WOOHOO!



You can now order from this gorgeous new catalog! You can order at your convenience 24/7 on my website. When you place a minimum $35 order here http://www.rubberroom.stampinup.net and use hostess code V42HWQSB I will send you 15 FREE tutorials as a thank you for supporting my small business. If your order is over $50 and you use this hostess code, I will snail mail you four card kits.
If you need help placing an order or have any questions, please email me at ckolly@stampingismybusiness.com or text me at 248-909-8016

Monday, May 2, 2022

MORE FUN MONDAYS FREE RUBBER ROOM FACEBOOK LIVE CLASS

If you missed More Fun Mondays FREE FB Class tonight. You can catch the replay right here.

Tonight I shared the New Beginnings Paper Pumpkin Kit. I love kits so much, and Paper Pumpkin is a subscription kit that comes right to your door each and every month. You can subscribe by using this link https://www.paperpumpkin.com/en-us/sign-up/?demoid=2160856

Saturday, April 30, 2022

LAST CALL FOR THE IN COLOR CLUB

Don't you just love all these new In Colors?  It's a definite island-vibe color group, and it makes me relaxed just looking at it.
If you want to join the In Color Club, today (April 30, 2022) is last day to sign up. Here are the details for you:

Club will run from May through September and is a great way to slowly collect all the new In Colors without breaking the bank. Each month there will be a "Color of the Month" and you will get the following ten products in that color:
1. A full pack of cardstock (24 sheets)
2. A spool of Metallic Woven Ribbon
3. An Ink Pad
4. An Ink Refill
5. A Stampin' Write Marker
6. Two Stampin' Write Blends
7. Eight pieces of 6x6 Designer Series Paper
8. A Spool of Twine
9. Thirty Color Dots
10. A hand-stamped card using the Color of the Month
You will get all of these goodies for only $59 when doing a porch pick up. If you aren't local, please add $8 for shipping right to your door. You must commit to all five months and your credit card will be charged either $59 or $67 (depending on whether you need shipping or not) on the 1st of every month.
Please be sure to RSVP by midnight on Saturday, April 30th. You can email your RSVP to: ckolly@stampingismybusiness.com or text me at: 248-909-8016 

PERFECTLY PENCILED DSP GORGEOUSNESS!

If you missed Create With Chris Live at Lunchtime Friday, you can watch it here.

 I used Perfectly Penciled Designer Series Paper and some of the new products coming out in the new 2022-2023 Annual Catalog.

You can begin ordering from the new catalog on Tuesday, May 3, 2022.  I don't want you to miss out on the creative inspiration in the pages of this amazing catalog, so if you need a new catalog, please text me at 248-909-8016 or email me at ckolly@stampingismybusiness.com


Tuesday, April 26, 2022

AN ADORABLE LITTLE HANDBAG FILLED WITH CARDS!

Over the weekend I had a little Watch Party for RRR team members who registered for OnTour, which was a Stampin' Up! event that was held virtually on Saturday afternoon.  We had a great time!  And last night, during the Rubber Room More Fun Mondays weekly free class, I shared the goodies I gave everyone as  a thank you for participating and this adorable little purse I made, which held their Make and Take projects--four 3x3 cards that coordinated with their purse.  If you missed it, you can see it right here.

This is the link to the purse pattern. I made some adjustments to mine so that I could use 6x6 Designer Series Paper.
You can order 24/7 on my website at RubberRoom.Stampinup.net When your order reaches $35 you will get Rubber Room Rewards. This month I will email you 15 amazing fun tutorials, and card kits for four of the cards we made tonight.

Saturday, April 23, 2022

THE NEW IN COLOR CLUB STARTS SOON!


I absolutely ADORE all of the new 2022-2024 In Colors. They are bright and yummy and remind me of a tropical getaway! Pictured below you can find: Parakeet Party; Orchid Oasis, Starry Sky, Tahitian Tide and Sweet Sorbet. Don't you love them!


A PEEK AT SOME NEW CATALOG PRODUCTS

Did you miss Create With Chris Live at LunchTime this week? If you missed the Live, please enjoy the replay right here.

I hope you enjoyed your sneak peek at some of the products in the new 2022-2023 Annual Catalog.
Don't forget to RSVP for the Retirement party next Saturday (April 30th) from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. EST It's your last chance to get some of those must-have stamp sets, accessories and products before they retire! It's also a great time to pick up a new catalog and get started on a new shopping list! There will also be make and takes and prizes AND you will get the first opportunity to shop my BOGO FREE sale.
The event is FREE to attend, but you do have to RSVP by noon on April 23rd, so I can have projects prepped for you.
RSVP by texting me at 248-909-8016 or email me at ckolly@stampingismybusiness.com
If you want to join a wonderful event celebrating the new catalog, the Rubber Room New Catalog Kick Off Event is for you. It happens May 15th from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. You can enjoy the New Catalog Kickoff three different ways. Just pick which option works best for you and RSVP.
If you want in person, we will meet in the Rubber Room on May 15th from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. There will be four classes throughout the day with three cards in each class. Each class we will focus on a stamp set or bundle. You will receive a goody bag with $20-$25 worth of product that you will use throughout the day to make your cards. In addition to your goody bag, there will be prizes and table gifts and even a raffle for some new products. Cost for the event is $55 and if you are a Rubber Room Rambler team member, your cost is $50
If you can't make it in person, you can purchase a To-Go Kit. The To-Go Kit will include all 12 tutorials, a goody bag, and prepped card materials. Cost of the To-Go Kit is $30 with a porch pick up (if you need mailing, please add $8).
Don't need the goody bag or card kits? You can purchase a tutorial packet only, which will be emailed to you AFTER the in person event for only $10.
Space is limited, so please be sure to RSVP early.

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

FREE HERE FOR YOU CLASS!

Did you miss More Fun Mondays yesterday?  No worries, you can catch it on YouTube right here.




More Fun Mondays is the Rubber Room weekly FREE class. This week I shared four fun cards made with the All Together Collection (#160941 - $105). The Collection includes the All Together 6x6 Designer Series Paper (48 sheets), the Here Together Stamp Set, the Here For You Dies and the Natural Tones Stampin' Blends (all ten Blends). You can order just the Bundle, which includes the Here Together Stamp Set and the Here For You Dies (#160263 - $48.50). You can even order just the set of Natural Tones Stampin' Blends (#160940 - $45.00).  The Natural Tones Stampin' Blends are the only products in this collection that will be available after May 3rd.  That means, if you NEED them, now is the time to purchase them.  AND don't forget Thursday, April 21st is FREE SHIPPING DAY!

When you use this link https://www.stampinup.com?hostcode=MB4AKM6U and your order reaches $35, I will email you 16 amazing tutorials with patterns for "moving" cards. When your order reaches $50, you will get the tutorials PLUS card kits to make all four cards I shared tonight.
Have questions or need help? text me at 248-909-8016 or email me at ckolly1960@gmail.com

Friday, April 15, 2022

LET'S KICK OFF THE NEW CATALOG IN STYLE IN THE RUBBER ROOM!

One of my favorite things is sharing the new catalog with all of you. It's catalog kickoff time again.
This Summer you can enjoy the New Catalog Kickoff three different ways. Just pick which option works best for you and RSVP.
If you want in person, we will meet in the Rubber Room on May 15th from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. There will be four classes throughout the day with three cards in each class. Each class we will focus on a stamp set or bundle. You will receive a goody bag with $20-$25 worth of product that you will use throughout the day to make your cards. In addition to your goody bag, there will be prizes and table gifts and even a raffle for some new products. Cost for the event is $55 and if you are a Rubber Room Rambler team member, your cost is $50
If you can't make it in person, you can purchase a To-Go Kit. The To-Go Kit will include all 12 tutorials, a goody bag, and prepped card materials. Cost of the To-Go Kit is $30 with a porch pick up (if you need mailing, please add $8).
Don't need the goody bag or card kits? You can purchase a tutorial packet only, which will be emailed to you AFTER the in person event for only $10.
Space is limited, so be sure to RSVP early.

Thursday, April 14, 2022

TIME TO SAY GOODBYE!



It's our last chance to get some of those must-have stamp sets, accessories and products before they retire! It's also a great time to pick up a new catalog and get started on a new shopping list!
PLUS you will get to be the first to shop the Rubber Room BOGO FREE sale!
Saturday, April 30th from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. in the Rubber Room
Please RSVP so I will have enough make and takes and catalogs and goodies for everyone!

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

CREATE WITH CHRIS LIVE AT LUNCHTIME!

If you missed my Create With Chris Live at LunchTime today, you can catch the replay right here.
I hope you love this Kit as much as I do.
The Share Hope special runs until June 14, 2022, or "While Supplies Last", which means when the kits run out, the special is over.
If you want to order, here are all the details for you.
1. This special is available to all customers and demonstrators. Special exception: a subscription is not required.
2. 50% discount on single kits. Regularly $19.00 USD | $24.00 CAD. Discounted price $9.50 USD | $12.00 CAD.
Item #158541 Hope Box Past Kit
3. 50% discount on refills. Regularly $10.00 USD | $13.00 CAD. Discounted price $5.00 USD| $6.50 CAD (Note: Ribbon not included in refill.)
Item #159345 Hope Box Refill Kit
4. Demonstrator only supply item: soft bundle includes 5 kits for $33.25 USD | $42.00 CAD or 65% off.
Item #162532 Hope Box 5-Kit Pack
5. Block not included in past kit. If you are donating a kit, you will need to add a clear block.
Supply item #148288 Paper Pumpkin Clear Stamp Block $2.00 USD | $2.50 CAD

You can order 24/7 on my website at: http://www.rubberroom.stampinup.net

If you need help ordering or have questions, please email me at: ckolly@stampingismybusiness.com or text me at: 248-909-8016

SHARE HOPE SPECIAL IS HAPPENING NOW!

I think positivity, hope and blessings are three very important things to remember to have and to share each and every day, and I am offering you a great opportunity to spend some time making some cards to send as Happy Mail to those you want to inspire with hope or just want to brighten their day with a smile. Beginning today and While Supplies Last, you can order one of these gorgeous kits for only $9.50. Your Kit (item #158541) comes with everything you need to make these nine (9) gorgeous cards and envelopes. You will get adhesives, diecuts, stamps, ink, ribbon, etc... Please add a clear acrylic block (item #148288) for $2. You can also add "refills" for the Discounted price of $5 (item #159345) (Note: Ribbon is not included in the refill.)

It's super easy to order. All you have to do is go to my website at http://www.RubberRoom.Stampinup.net use the Shop Now tab and enter these item numbers: the kit #158541, the block #148288 and, if you want more, the refill #159345)
There is absolutely no experience or creative ability required to assemble these cards!

Monday, April 11, 2022

IT'S NEW CATALOG TIME!

I absolutely LOVE our new 2022-2023 Annual Catalog. It is packed with gorgeous samples, tons of amazing, high-quality products and lots of creative inspiration.
If you are a customer who has made a minimum purchase of $50 from me in the past 6 months, you will get a FREE catalog. If you have not purchased from me in the past 6 months, your catalog will cost $5, and I will include a $5 off coupon for the first order you place by Halloween (October 31st, 2022).
Here are some ways you can enjoy receiving your new catalog:
  1. The easiest and most fun way to get your catalog is to attend the Rubber Room Retirement Party on April 30th, and pick your copy up. It's a FREE event, and you can see lots of new products and do a make and take and be entered to win prizes.... You can see all the event details here: http://rubberroomramblings-calendar.blogspot.com/
  2. Text me at 248-909-8016 or email me at ckolly@stampingismybusiness.com and we can make arrangements for a door drop or porch pick up;
  3. If you are not local, just email me your address, and I will drop a catalog in the mail to you
  4. If you are a part of The Creativity Club, your new catalog will come in the mail with your April Club Kit.

Friday, April 8, 2022

MORE BEAUTIFUL SPRING FLING CARDS!

These are the other two beautiful cards we made at the Rubber Room Spring Retreat.


These cards also use some of the gorgeous Flowering Fields 12"x12" Designers Series Paper (#157670--$11.50) and the Flowering Tulips Bundle (the stamp set and coordinating dies #157678 $52).
A minimum $35 order qualifies you for Rubber Room Rewards. Use this link https://www.stampinup.com?hostcode=YV9T6Q3V when you place your order, and I will email you 15 "moving" tutorials you will love creating. When your order reaches $50, I will also snail mail you card kits for 3 beautiful cards.
If you have questions or need help placing your order, please reach out to me via text at 248-909-8016 or email at ckolly@stampingismybusiness.com or feel free to leave a comment below.

Thursday, April 7, 2022

SPRING FLING CARDS TO SHARE!


Remember that gorgeous Spring Sampler we made at the Spring Fling Retreat? Well, we also made four cards at the retreat. Here are a couple of them.





Both of these use some of the gorgeous Flowering Fields 12"x12" Designers Series Paper (#157670--$11.50) and the Flowering Tulips Bundle (the stamp set and coordinating dies #157678 $52).
A minimum $35 order qualifies you for Rubber Room Rewards. Use this link https://www.stampinup.com?hostcode=YV9T6Q3V when you place your order, and I will email you 15 "moving" tutorials you will love creating. When your order reaches $50, I will also snail mail you card kits for 3 beautiful cards.
If you have questions or need help placing your order, please reach out to me via text at 248-909-8016 or email at ckolly@stampingismybusiness.com

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

LOOK WHAT'S NEW!

I absolutely ADORE all of the new 2022-2024 In Colors. They are bright and yummy and remind me of a tropical getaway!



This year I will again be offering an In Color Club. This club will run from May through September and is a great way to slowly collect all the new In Colors without breaking the bank. Each month there will be a "Color of the Month" and you will get the following ten products in that color:
1. A full pack of cardstock (24 sheets)
2. A spool of Metallic Woven Ribbon
3. An Ink Pad
4. An Ink Refill
5. A Stampin' Write Marker
6. Two Stampin' Write Blends
7. Eight pieces of 6x6 Designer Series Paper
8. A Spool of Twine
9. Thirty Color Dots
10. A hand-stamped card using the Color of the Month
You will get all of these goodies for only $59 when doing a porch pick up. If you aren't local, please add $8 for shipping right to your door. You must commit to all five months and your credit card will be charged either $59 or $67 (depending on whether you need shipping or not) on the 1st of every month.
Please be sure to RSVP by midnight on Saturday, April 30th. You can email your RSVP to: ckolly@stampingismybusiness.com or text me at: 248-909-8016