Purple Posy Ink To Be Discontinued

Despite our efforts to resolve issues with Purple Posy ink, we have learned that the ink colour is still shifting over time. This means that the colour is coordinating more loosely than we typically allow with our colours. Due to these ongoing challenges, we have decided to discontinue Purple Posy classic ink. After 6 November 2019, the following items will no longer be available to purchase:

  • Purple Posy Classic Stampin’ Pad (item 150084)
  • Purple Posy Classic Stampin’ Ink Refill (item 150091)
  • 2019–2021 In Color Classic Stampin’ Pad Assortment (item 150087)

However we have other Purple Posy items that are still available 

All of Stampin’ Up!’s exclusive ink colours are run through a vigorous series of tests to get ahead of challenges like this, and to ensure colours are accurate and meet our standards of coordination. Purple Posy did pass regular testing standards in time-simulating ovens, but we have now identified that it fell short when it came to actual time passing. The colour begins to shift once the ink has rested in the ink pad for about six weeks.

It is rare for Stampin’ Up! or our ink manufacturer to have such persistent issues with ink; Purple Posy has certainly been an anomaly. We completed full testing on 11 distinct batches of Purple Posy Classic Stampin’ Ink before releasing the current version. We are now confident that no additional efforts would uphold our coordination needs over time. We appreciate your patience as we have worked through this manufacturing difficulty and regret that we are unable to share better news.

Delicata® Ink Pads and Refills Available While Supplies Last

We have received shipments of Delicata ink pads and refills (see item list below), and they will be available to purchase before the end for the 2019 holiday catalogue sales period (2 January 2020).

  • Celestial Copper Ink Pad (item 150707)
  • Celestial Copper Ink Refill (item 150708)
  • Golden Glitz Ink Pad (item 150711)
  • Golden Glitz Ink Refill (item 150712)
  • Silvery Shimmer Ink Pad (item 150709)
  • Silvery Shimmer Ink Refill (item 150710)

Due to amount of time it takes to receive shipments of these items, they will not be carrying over into the 2020 occasions catalogue. Additionally, when inventory for each item is depleted, that item will be turned off.

 

All orders over $50 using the monthly Host Code receive a $10 gift voucher for the month. Use Host Code for orders under $250. If your order is above $250 you are entitled to your own Stampin’ Rewards so don’t use the Host Code instead you can select your own rewards and you will also receive my gift voucher.

Please contact me with any queries.