VIDEO: What you need to know about retiring In Colors


One of the many awesome features of Stampin Up products is our color coordination. Everything matches, it’s like Gar-animals. Remember those clothes when we were kids? The monkey tags went with the monkeys, making it easy to dress your kids in matching clothes. Stampin up is like the Gar-animals of paper crafts lol. Stampin Up has 5 Color Collections: Regals, Subtles, Brights, Neutrals and In Colors. See the color chart below for the full collection. 

The In Color collection is a little different from our Core Collection. It’s broken down into 2 groups of 5. Each year 5 of these 10 colors go away, and we get 5 new colors. It’s a great way to introduce fresh and trendy colors.

The In Color Collections are named by the year they were introduced and the year they will be retired. For example the collection retiring this year is named 2018-2020 In Colors. They are retired with the Annual Catalog officially retiring June 2, 2020 (the date is marked on the back of the annual catalog). Once announced, these retiring In Color products will be “whiles supplies last” and often sell out quickly. See the video below for full details.


Head’s Up
I’m giving you this head’s up so you can start budgeting your purchases and collecting the In color products you want now. I recommend stocking up on ink pad refills and card stock in these colors now. This way you won’t have to worry about quick sell-outs and missing out on your fav colors. Some of these products will sell out within days of the Retirement list being announced. A full list of products containing these colors is on the “What you need to know” video, and also listed below.

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When will the 2020 retirement list be announced?
Both the Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog & the Occasions Catalog will be ending on June 2. The list of products that will be discontinued (not carried over into the new catalog) is called the “Retirement List”. The official date of this year’s retirement list release has not been announced, but it will most likely be in mid-April. I do not know what else is retiring yet. I’ll post this info as soon as it’s announced.

Where can I find the Stampin’ Up! catalogs?
You can find the current Stampin’ Up! Catalogs on my blog under the CATALOGS tab in the main menu. You can view them online, and/or request hard copies.
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  1. Alinda Littrel says

    Thank you so much with the heads up.

  2. Kristine López says

    Thanks for the info! I will order my favorites soon!

  3. Jeannette van says

    Thanks for the update on retiring colors!

  4. Donna Seermon says

    Hard to choose a favorite! My first thought is lovely lipstick, but I also like grapefruit grove much more than I though I would!

  5. Denise Bryant says

    Thanks for the info on the retiring colors!

  6. Sad to see them go!

  7. Thank you for the early reminder. I’m one of those people who miss out on the retiring in colors so I really appreciate this reminder. I always love your work and following you.

  8. Kathy Oertle says

    So sad to see some of these colors retire!

  9. Sad to see grapefruit grove and lovely lipstick go ?

  10. Loved these colors but excited to see the new ones they have chosen for us!

  11. LuAnn Hilton says

    Thanks for the reminder. Like the lovely lipstick & gragpefruit grove.

  12. Cindy Ivey says

    Tami, you are so generous! Love to watch you and learn different techniques!

  13. So sorry to see Blueberry Bushel and Lovely Lipstick retire! Thank you for reminding us.

  14. Thanks for the reminder of the retiring colors! Love your ideas! Hope I win!

  15. Karen Gruber says

    Thanks for the heads up on retiring colors.

  16. Thanks for the reminder on the retiring colors. I always like to see what ink refills I have/need. It’s good to get them months before they retire so I won’t be disappointed when their gone!

  17. LuAnn Hilton says

    What a great give away. Thanks for the chance to win.

  18. barbara slagg says

    Thanks for all you do for us

  19. Thanks for the reminder, I’m better check my inventory. Nice give away. Thanks for the chance to win.

  20. Debra Norris says

    Thank you, Tami

  21. Cathy Larson says

    Great info on retiring in colors!!!!

  22. Carol Reed Sanquenetti says

    Nice. Thanks.

  23. Thanks for the heads up about this! Sorry to see them go.

  24. Deborah A Reeps says

    Great giveaway. thanks for the chance to win!

  25. Sad to see these colors go.

  26. Linda Williams says

    What a great giveaway! You are so giving!

  27. Judith Tanner says

    I hate to see these beautiful colors go.
    Thank you for the heads up so if we want to order we have time to do so.
    Thank You Tami !!!

  28. Thalia Heiges says

    I love the Lovely Lipstick and will be so sad to see it retire.
    Love your videos, Tami!

  29. love blueberry wish it lasted longer

  30. Margie Webster says

    so sad to see some colors retire. Thanks for the update!

  31. Donna Sicafuse says

    seems we get use to the colors and away they go which is why I buy a reinker just to have. Know will like new colors but hard to say good bye to ones you learned to love—thanks for letting us know and nice of you to give such a nice set to some lucky winners.

  32. Really like the watercolor effect of this set. Will have to check out my supplies of the retiring colors. Thanks for the reminder.

  33. Love these colors. Sad to see them retire. Will have to stock up!

  34. Love these colors but excited to see what new colors they come up with!! Have to stock up on these colors and quick!!