Saturday, May 12, 2012

Keep Calm

Finally - my Sneak Peek order has arrived! I couldn't wait to start using this set - so stinkin' cute! I stayed up all night stamping with these babies, and I can't wait to show you what I got! I just couldn't resist making this Clean and Simple Card and sharing it first here:

It's a CASE of course of the original war propaganda poster that was printed in 1939 by the British Government - explains the little crown often pictured with the variations of this slogan. Here is an image of the original poster:

The copyright has run out on the British Government's version, allowing a slew of Keep Calm products to be made and sold, but I did find out that there is a company now trying to trademark it globally. Some people never do learn to share! But for now you can have this stamp set for yourself by booking a Stampin' Up! Party with me - it's available only to hostesses beginning June 1st! If you don't have a demonstrator, I'd be happy to be yours! You can visit my Stampin' Up! Website here to sign up for my newsletter!


  1. Hee hee, love it! This will be the first hostess set I choose. I love these posters and especially this sentiment. (I think it's perfectly suited to motherhood, too! lol)

  2. Love this set, and I love the card you made with it!! Great idea! Can't wait to play with it!

  3. Love this! I passed on this one for the Hostess pre-order...but now that I'm seeing stuff made with it I'm thinking it will be first on the list when I place my own orders.

  4. Looks like the poster! Thanks for the background on this phrase. Love the simplicity to this card!

  5. I'm getting this one on my first June order. I love that message. And thanks for the history lesson too. :)


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