STAMPIN' UP! AND BUILD-A-BEAR WORKSHOP ANNOUNCE UPCOMING PAPER-CRAFTING LINE
July 13, 2009
Stampin' Up!'s exclusive offering to include stamp sets, Designer Series papers and Sizzix dies-available September 1st
SALT LAKE CITY/ST. LOUIS--Stampin' Up!®, a Utah-based manufacturer of rubber stamps and accessories for paper crafting, scrapbooking and home décor, has partnered with Build-A-Bear Workshop® to produce the first-ever collection of paper-crafting products featuring the Build-A-Bear Workshop brand. The exclusively designed collection includes stamp sets, Designer Series papers and Sizzix dies providing young and young-at-heart Build-A-Bear Workshop enthusiast endless handcrafted possibilities for scrapbook pages, cards, invitations, home décor and more.
"I'm excited about the opportunity we have to partner with Build-A-Bear Workshop," said Shelli Gardner, Stampin' Up! cofounder and CEO. "The company has a strong reputation for inspiring creativity and encouraging imagination with its products, which is what we have done at Stampin' Up! for more than 20 years. This is a great partnership that will provide unlimited opportunities for creativity--I know I will be spending hours playing with my grandchildren, making all kinds of Build-A-Bear creations."
Transforming Build-A-Bear Workshop characters into a crafting line is one of the many ways Stampin' Up! and its demonstrators plan to excite the next generation of crafters while revitalizing the art of creating and giving handcrafted items.
"Like Build-A-Bear Workshop, Stampin' Up! is a company that offers a variety of ways to express creativity. We are excited to partner with them to inspire the imagination in kids of all ages and to encourage this great hands-on activity. " said Maxine Clark, founder, chairman, and chief executive bear of Build-A-Bear Workshop.
Stampin' Up!'s Build-A-Bear Workshop Collection will feature products portraying the adorable Build-A-Bear Workshop mascot Bearemy® and other furry friends.
The Build-A-Workshop Collection will be available exclusively from Stampin' Up! demonstrators beginning September 1, 2009. To find a demonstrator visit: www.stampinup.com