There was a perfect storm of events that came together to delay the availability of the wildly popular Butterfly Thinlits Dies that were introduced in the 2015 Spring Occasions catalog:
Luckily, this was one of the first things I purchased from the catalog early in January, so I’ve had mine and been able to use them for a few months. But for anyone who didn’t buy them right away, several things happened to put these on the “unavailable” list for quite a while. First, the popularity of the item exceeded SU!’s expectations, and they sold what they thought was a 13-week supply in the first 8 weeks. Second, Chinese New Year came in February, and during that time all production in China stopped – on everything, including our Thinlits. And lastly, the seemingly never-ending dockworkers and warehouse workers strike on the West Coast ports has delayed all of our shipments considerably.
The good news now is that the Butterfly Thinlits Dies are back, and Stampin’ Up! is going to reward our patience by putting them on sale for 15% off (that’s $21.20) through April 30th: http://www.stampinup.com/ECWeb/ProductDetails.aspx?productID=137360&dbwsdemoid=2065572
The other great deal is that buying a Bundle by April 30th will get you an extra free gift! The bundles, which include the Butterfly Thinlits Dies and the coordinating Butterfly Basics Stamp Set, are already discounted at 15% off, but while supplies last, at checkout, you will be able to choose for free one of three items that had been offered during Sale-A-Bration:
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