Today is the day!  Stamparatus Day!  If you aren’t on my email list (why not?  Sign up here:  http://eepurl.com/bkLvR5) you may not have seen the news. The tool you, and I, have been waiting for is finally here!

Introducing the Stamparatus, an innovative stamp placement tool. 

It’s big news when something breaks the mold and changes everything. The Stamparatus will change the way you stamp, and before long, you’ll wonder how you crafted without it!


Why do YOU need one?

You’ll fall in love with stamping all over again when you learn everything you can do with it!

  • Make multiples with ease
  • Consistently stamp crisp, clean images
  • If you want a darker impression, apply more ink and restamp—no need to start over
  • Make fewer mistakes, saving time and money
  • Easily create 2-step, 3-step, and 4-step stamped images using reversible plates
  • Develop new and specialized stamping techniques with adjustable stamping plates and precision placement

I need product details!

  • Compatible with Stampin’ Up!’s red rubber and photopolymer stamps
  • Foam mat to use with photopolymer stamps
  • Rulers and gridlines for quick measuring
  • 2 open sides so you can stamp on larger paper
  • 2 reversible plates: a total of 4 surfaces to work with
  • 2 magnets to hold the paper in place
  • Magnet storage areas
  • Retail Price–$49.00


Okay. I’ve gotta have one. How do I get in line?

With the launch of this tool, we’re trying something different: testing a new reservation system. It acts like a true preorder: you reserve your spot and we guarantee shipment as soon as the product arrives in our warehouse. Demonstrators and customers will place reservations and receive their product at the same time. This system will allow us to get the product to market as soon as possible while avoiding backorders and efficiently managing inventory.

If you already read how to register/reserve and you just want to get it done:If you haven’t read how ordering the Stamparatus during the preporder window, it’s different and you will want to continue reading below.

The global launch will feature three reservation windows. For each window, please note the following:

  • Reservation quantities are while supplies last.
  • Limit is 3 tools per demonstrator and 1 tool per customer per reservation window.
  • You and your customers may participate in multiple reservation windows.
  • In order to reserve your Stamparatus, you are required to provide your credit card information.
  • Credit cards will not be charged until the Stamparatus ships from our facility. When you close your order, be sure to verify that your credit card and shipping information is correct.
Reservation Windows Available to Ship
November 16-30, 2017 Approx. February 1, 2018
December 5-30, 2017 Approx. March 19, 2018
January 15-30, 2018 Approx. April 15, 2018

Here are some FAQ’s to help you through this new process:

Q:  How do I reserve my Stamparatus?
A:  Normally you order Stampin’ Up! products through the online store; in this case, you will click the RESERVE link on the Stamparatus page which will take you to the reservation page. For step-by-step instructions, please see the How to Reserve Your Stamparatus Tutorial for Customers.

Q:  What if I do not have a Stampin’ Up! customer account?
A:  To reserve a Stamparatus, you must have a customer account. To create one, click Create Account on the online store.

Q:  Why does it take so long for the Stamparatus to ship?
A:  We will place an order with the manufacturer based on how many reservations are made during any given reservation window. Shipping dates depend on how long it takes the order to arrive in our warehouse after the tools have been manufactured.

Q:  Will the available – to – ship dates be the same for all markets?
A:  Yes.

Q:  Am I billed at the time I reserve my Stamparatus?
A:  No. However, a credit card is required to reserve the product.

Q:  When will I be charged for the Stamparatus?
A:  When inventory arrives in the warehouse, we will add your reservation to a shopping cart. We will then send you an email notifying you that your Stamparatus order is ready. Once you finalize payment and close your order, the system will charge your credit card.

Q:  Will I be able to add other products to my Stamparatus reservation?
A:  No. However, once your reservation is transferred to your shopping cart, you will then be able to add other items to your order.
Important note: Please do not delete the Stamparatus from your order.  We will not be able to add it back and you will lose your reservation.

Q:  Will I be able to update my address and credit card information when I open my shopping bag to complete my order?
A:  Yes.

Q:  What if I change my mind and want to cancel my reservation?
A:  You can cancel your reservation at any time. To cancel, please see the How to Reserve Your Stamparatus Tutorial for Customers PDF.

Q:  Will the tool be available in the 2018 – 2019 annual catalog?
A:  Yes. Once the annual catalog ordering period begins, you will be able to order the Stamparatus as you would any other product. Reservations will no longer be required, and there will be no limit on the number of tools you can order.

Q:  Once the Stamparatus has been added to my shopping cart, how long will it stay there?
A:  Indefinitely. As with all products, it will be subject to temporary interruptions in availability depending on demand.

Q:  When I close my order, can I take advantage of current Stampin’ Up! promotions?
A:  Yes.

Q:  Can I participate in all three reservation periods?
A:  Yes.

Q:  How many stamp placement tools can I reserve per reservation window?
A:  For customers, there is a limit of 1 per reservation window.

Q:  How did we come up with the name Stamparatus?
A:  We landed on an innovative name by combining two words thatspeak to the end use of the tool as well as Stampin’ Up! branding.

Stamp:  To impress a pattern or mark (especially an official one) on a surface, object, or document using an engraved or inked block or die or other instrument
Apparatus: The technical equipment or machinery needed for a particular activity or purpose
Stamp + Apparatus = Stamparatus

 Now that you read it all, are you ready to reserve yours?
If you are my customer and reserve the Stamparatus under my demonstrator name, please email me to let me know ([email protected]).  I will be sending out a special gift around the same time that the Stamparatus ships to you!

I am as anxious as you to get my hands on this nifty little tool.  I will be with you, today at 4pm EST reserving my own Stamparatus and can’t wait to start using it!

Hugs,

Jennifer

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