Hello! Stampin’ Up! has announced that Whisper White is retiring. Wow, this was a shock! I’ve been using this cardstock since I began with Stampin’ Up! in 2004. It will be replaced with a new line of products called Basic White. Here is what you need to know, coming directly from SU.
Whisper White has been a Stampin’ Up! staple for so long. We love it and we know you love it, too. We are sad to announce that the supplier’s mill producing our Whisper White cardstock has permanently closed due to impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, we weren’t given much notice on this closure. This means that the technology unique to this particular supplier is now unavailable to us and we can no longer offer our Whisper White cardstock and related products, such as Whisper White Note Cards & Envelopes. Please note that this won’t affect any of our other cardstocks, this only affects Whisper White.
We know Whisper White has a huge fan base; we’re big fans, too! And we are crushed that it’s going away. Even though this decision was out of our hands, rest assured that we jumped right into action to find the best replacement paper possible. We have dedicated many hours to source and test alternative cardstock options from several suppliers to find the perfect fit that still maintains the Stampin’ Up! quality you know and trust. We are happy to share that we have found a winner for our new cardstock, Basic White!
The quality of our new Basic White was thoroughly tested by our quality assurance and product teams. It also tested very well with demonstrators and concept artists who gave it a huge thumbs up. We believe in the quality of the new Basic White cardstock and we know it will become your new crafting staple!
Below is a list of all products that will be replaced with our new Basic White cardstock. These items are now available while supplies last with an order limit of 2 per item per order. As of today, this is how the current inventory stands.
- Whisper White 12″ x 12″ (30.5 x 30.5 cm) Cardstock (124302) SOLD OUT
- Assorted Memories & More Cards & Envelopes (149710)
- Whisper White Note Cards & Envelopes (131527) SOLD OUT
- Whisper White 3″ x 3″ (7.6 x 7.6 cm) Envelopes (145829)
- Whisper White 8-1/2″ x 11″ Cardstock (100730)
- Whisper White 8-1/2″ x 11″ Thick Cardstock (140272) SOLD OUT
- Whisper White Medium Envelopes (107301) SOLD OUT
Our new Basic White products will become available to purchase as soon as we have them in stock. This means that some Whisper White and Basic White products may be available at the same time. Additionally, due to the nature of sourcing, some Basic White products may not be available before the Whisper White products sell out. Please know that we are working on getting these products available to you as fast as possible.
Since this change is outside our control, we haven’t been able to tackle all necessary alterations at once. You may still see the name Whisper White on some of our non-cardstock product labels, catalog, and marketing material for a while. We will be working on a rolling change to address this.
Please watch this very informative video, which explains the differences between Whisper White and Basic White. After viewing it I think it looks like an excellent replacement and I look forward to trying it out as soon as it becomes available.
Stampin’ Up!’s Year-End Closeout Sale runs through January 4, 2021. You’ll get deep discounts, some as much as 50% off, on your favorite products from the August–December 2020 Mini Catalog, also known as the Holiday Catalog. If you’ve been waiting to make last-minute purchases from this catalog, now is the time, as availability is only while supplies last. Please note that all of the bundles in the Holiday Catalog will be retired, however some stamp sets with coordinating dies or punches that are currently sold as bundles at 10% off will be carrying over and will be sold as individual items.
Click here to view a list of retiring items.
Click here to view a list of products that will be carrying over.
You can purchase any of these items through my online store. If you would like me to place an order for you please contact me and I will be happy to put it through for you.
Thanks for stopping by today!