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   Show 2006         1. Marianne Richmond Studios                                4. it takes two is a greeting card and scrapbooking
Product Highlights   introduces this colorful photo                              company founded in 1984 by a mother-daughter
                     album with room for 240 of your                             creative team. Their products include greeting cards,
                     most treasured photos. A padded                             note cards and gifts, as well as a specialty line for
                     and embossed cover with a                                   volunteers, medical and nursing professionals.
                     button/ribbon closure, this
                     album will hold your photos                                 5. These adorable bookmarks from Fun-n-Nuf
                     and provide a delightful splash                             have a string to mark your place while the character
                     of color wherever you decide to                             graces the outside of the book! Designed in Europe,
                     display it.                                                 these plush, felt characters have a 12.5” long
   Stationery                                                                    string allowing them to fit in most books including
 Show continued      2. Little Pets Living Big Lives!                            textbooks. Cute enough for young kids and funky
                     Pawparazzi from Noodle Head                                      enough for older ones!
                     has been making quite a splash
                     since its introduction. The                                       6. Mara Aeren is an illustrator who designed
                     Pawparazzi Set includes pet and                                   a unique line of birthday cards for Flavia
                     purse with leash, collar, blanket,                                Publishing. The Tea Garden - Wishes &
                     name charm, and celebrity magazine. What a fun                 Wings Collection of greeting cards includes
                     way to add a bit of glamour to that special little girl’s   special sentiments and exquisite artwork. Her
                     day!                                                        designs are created to appeal to a wide range of
                                                                                 moods and tastes.
    Introducing                               3. Magnetic Bookmarks
   New Vendors                                from Stroke of the                 7. Connect with your loved ones through this line
                                              Heart will stay in the             of gift books from Barbour Publishing. The
                                              book and mark the page             Connections Collection offers inspiration and
                                              and the paragraph or line          encouragement for the special people in your
                                              where the reader stopped.          life. Devotionals guaranteed to bring smiles - an
                                              What a great idea! The             occasional laugh - and maybe even some happy tears.
                     12-pocket acrylic bookmark display is compact. A
                     perfect add-on sale!
  P.P.P. Updates
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                          8. This humorous book, Dump Him, Marry the Dog! from Willow Creek Press
                          matches color photos with witty wisdom including the facts that dogs forgive all
                          mistakes, don’t pick fights, listen, don’t channel surf, and love taking long walks. Who
                          needs a man when you can get all this and kisses and hugs on demand?
                          9. Open your store to a new line of greeting cards by Doreen Virtue and your
                          customers will receive them with open hearts. The best-selling author’s message of
                          light and love carries softly across each card enhanced by beautiful interiors and
                          designed envelopes from Leanin’ Tree.
                          10. Show off the whole family with the Wood Letterhead Collage Photo Frame from
                          Malden, a unique way to display favorite photographs. The simple design allows you
                          to include five photographs side by side, and complements any style of home décor.
                          11. Gina B. Designs’ Eclectic Notes feature a medley of patterns and colors. Each
                          folded note is pared with a coordinating paper wrap and includes an envelope
                          revealing a distinctive patterned interior. Box includes 8 blank notes, 8 wraps and 8
                          patterned envelopes.
                          12. Marian Heath Greeting Cards introduces an exciting line of cards from world-
                          renowned artist and illustrator, Clare Mackie. Clare was born and brought up in the
                          countryside of Scotland surrounded by the animals and insects that are the mainstay of
                          her work. The whimsical feel of these cards is just what the doctor ordered!

                          13. Helen Exley Giftbooks introduces their new Mug & Sparkly Book Gift Set. The
                          whimsical designs are fun and eye catching! They are perfectly packaged with pretty
                          ribbons and gift tags and make wonderful gifts for anyone special!

14. The Babyprints Birth Announcement Kit from Pearhead allows you to create a print of baby’s foot and beautifully
display it alongside a photograph. Envelopes are included, for announcements to be sent to family and
friends. Non-toxic and easy-to-use.

15. Oatmeal Studios unique and colorful artwork is such fun. And now they have taken their line to
the next level, by including their designs on the outside and inside of their cards! In addition, they have
launched several new die-cut designs. They call these cards OUT TAKES. Making people laugh for over
25 years!

16. Leverage your brand with the latest in box colors and designs from Gift Box Corporation. Express yourself with
multi-sized dots of Black Onyx, Citrus or Pearlescent White. Accessorize with coordinating shopping bags, ribbons,
tissue and gift wrap for a complete packaging look.

17. Sydney Hauser’s artwork is tremendously popular. She combines her endearing illustrations of cats with maxims,
proverbs, and messages. Cat lovers will agree that this mini calendar from Ronnie Seller Productions is a charming
and inspirational way to keep track of the year.

18. Dena Designs award-winning work is woven from the delight Dena takes in blending form, color, and design.
Currently available from an exclusive line of greeting cards for Sunrise Greetings, Dena has the unique ability to make
a product or collection feel wonderfully nostalgic, yet always original.
Designer Greetings, Inc.              Fun Friends, Inc.                      Holy Dream Creations                 Masterpiece Studios
10% Discount                          10% Discount                           10% Discount                         10% Discount
(800) 654-6900                        (877) 203-7185                         (888) 356-8663                       (800) 447-0219
www.designergreetings.com             www.funfriends.com                     www.holydreamcreations.com           www.masterpiecestudios.com

With an incredible array of           Fun Friends, Inc. offers the hottest   Holy Dream Creations has             Masterpiece Studios, located
specialty card titles to choose       cell phone accessories, cell phone     designed a collection of             in North Mankato, Minnesota
from, Designer Greetings offers       covers, plush characters, perfect      handcrafted angels, keepsakes,       is a market leader in the
more depth and breadth than           novelty item and unique gift ideas     and gifts. Brilliantly styled by     manufacturing, marketing and
any social expression company!        for people of all ages. Their plush    their designers, each unique         distribution of boxed holiday
With gift-wrap, invitations, boxed    cell phone covers are made with        figure is handcrafted glass with      cards, boxed social stationery,
notes, foreign language cards, and    the highest quality fabrics and        hand-applied 22-karat gold           imprintable invitations,
boxed Christmas cards; they offer     stretch to fit most bar and flip         accents. The qualities of their      scrapbooking, and preprinted
a solution for all your product       style cell phones.                     hand-blown glass are superior        decorated paper. Help your
needs. Designer Greetings caters                                             to machine formed glass. Styles      customers turn life’s moments
to gift shops nationwide.                                                    are individually gift-boxed with     into a masterpiece with their fine
                                                                             counter display.                     selection of papers and cards.

Nashville Wraps                       Penny Laine Papers Inc.                Popular Creations/Gift Link          Streamline Inc.
5% Discount                           10% Discount                           10% Discount                         10% Discount
(800) 547-9727                        (800) 456-6484                         (800) 756-8899                       (800) 725-4940
www.nashvillewraps.com                www.pennylainepapers.com               www.popularcreations.com             www.streamlinenyc.com

Nashville Wraps offers retailers a    Penny Laine Papers is a stationery     Popular Creations and Gift           Light-hearted modern minds love
great selection of gift and gourmet   and gift design and manufacturing      Link, Inc. offer a wide variety of   the fun and functional room and
packaging products including          company. Their growth and              home décor and seasonal items        personal accessories! Streamline
tote bags, boxes, ribbons,            popularity can be attributed           at great prices. Products are        has lots of clocks, watches and
wraps, tissue and many creative       to a commitment to providing           innovative and distinct achieving    useful playthings for everyday and
decorative products. They feature     appealing design and innovative,       great customer feedback and          special occasions. Their products
24-hour shipping, an excellent        new-to-the-market gift products,       satisfaction. Their companies        have been featured in Real
website, competitive pricing,         including picture frames, memo         offer competitive specials to help   Simple, Redbook, Parent, Family
and top-notch customer service.       pads, autograph pillowcases,           the retailer achieve maximum         Fun and Oprah Home magazines
To receive discount, each             photo frames and albums, baby          sales at minimal prices. We are      to name just a few.
order must be over $200 and           books, and the BookMATES line          happy to welcome them back to
include promo code PP50.              of keepsake books.                     the program!
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                                                 Recycled Papers Greetings has recently come under new ownership. As a result, they have
                                                 discontinued their support of Purchasing Power Plus. While they have stated they will continue
                                                 to offer the discount to existing P.P.P. Members, we have no contract or formal support for P.P.P.
                                                 Members. Recycled Paper Greetings had been a part of P.P.P. since 1999. If you would like to
     5224 W. State Rd. 46 #337                   ensure that RPG continues to offer formal support to Purchasing Power Plus and our Members,
         Sanford, FL 32771                       please contact Peter Doby at (434) 975-4810. Thank You!
       Phone: 407-268-4444
         Fax: 407-268-4449                       Due to a lack of orders, the following Vendors will no longer be extending a discount to P.P.P.
    Be sure to visit our website at              members: 2 Kewt                          Gooseberry Patch            Pure Grace
   www.purchasingpowerplus.com                               Berco Products               Kidorable                   Tranquil Technologies
                                                             Daniel Green Enterprises Persimmon Press

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Daydreamers, Inc.                               Green Hill Productions                             SwaddleDesigns
10% Discount                                    9% Discount ex. Distributive Product               5% Discount
(800) 509-4702                                  (800) 200-4656                                     (206) 525-0400
www.daydreamers.com                             www.playandsell.com                                www.swaddledesigns.com

Daydreamers is the premier American             Green Hill offers original, high-quality           SwaddleDesigns was founded by Lynette
designer and manufacturer of layette garments   instrumental music featuring some of the           Damir, RN. The Ultimate Receiving Blanket™
and accessories. Bambini is their exclusive     finest musicians and studios in the world.          - a stylish, large, flannel blanket with
luxury layette collection of premium 100%       Genres include Ambient, Celtic, Country, Jazz,     swaddling instructions sewn to the edge of
combed cotton rich interlock layette garments   Big Band, Classical, World, Piano, Lifestyle       the blanket, in a cute simple illustration. The
and accessories. Bambini offer classic styles   and Christmas. They also feature titles from       123 Swaddle™ Tip Tag helps parents learn to
with detailed embroidery, unique prints and     popular artists including Elvis Presley, Ray       swaddle. Available in 30 designer colors, gift
soft pastel colors.                             Charles, Kenny G, Tony Bennett and more.           ready and individually wrapped.

Upper Canada has introduced an amazing and decadent new line called Body Truffles. This yummy collection is
mouth watering and will take you to an entirely new level of spoiling yourself with CHOCOLATE (less the calories)!! Now
who wouldn’t love that!

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