Stampin Up has added many new items to their clearance rack.  Many deals are under $3.00 and there are great buys on stamps sets (first time they have included stamp sets in their clearance items), punches, paper, embellishments, ribbon, thinlits/framelits, adhesives, and packaging.  Here are just SOME of the items by category:  STAMPS:








Check out all the items in my online store at

Also, Paper Pumpkin has a BOGO sale still going on.  Order in October and get the next month free:


go to and use demo code 2096764 and bogo in the promo code.

Starting October 1st and going through the 31th, Stampin Up is running a special on their Designer Series Paper.  Buy three and get the fourth for free.  Here is the paper that is included.  Note that two are from the Holiday Catalog:

Floral Boutique, Moroccan, Fruit Stand, Blooms & Bliss, Festive Birthday, By the Shore, Presents & Pinecones, and Candy Cane Lane.  I will be running my own share deal on the Presents & Pinecones.  One pack EXCLUDING the diagonal strips sheets (2) for $8.00 plus shipping $4 (if necessary). That’s 10 12×12 double sided sheets.

In other news, the stamp set Thoughtful Branches is still available while supplies last.  See my prior blog posts on this set for more details.

Hope you all have a great weekend and

Happy Stamping

Darlene Seitz



Sharable1_HolidayPreOrder_demo_Aug_NA20160829_13452320160829_16335020160823_09440320160823_094137  Wow, there is so much going on at Stampin Up that it’s hard to keep track of.  Here’s the scoop.  The new holiday catalog from Stampin Up is live today.  Boy, is it great.  Here are some cards I made with some of the new stamps, dies, paper and accessories.  Don’t miss out, it’s never to early to start Christmas Cards.  The catalog also has Halloween, fall/Thanksgiving and some sets you can use all year long.  If you don’t have a copy, please contact me and I will send one out to you (that is if you don’t currently have a demonstrator)


SPECIAL OFFERS:  Every week till the 21st, Stampin Up will be having special offers on certain products which are 25% off.  See my online store or contact me for information regarding the items on special.



PAPER PUMPKIN:  For first time subscribers, Stampin Up is offering a buy one get one free for their monthly craft kit.  The kit comes with every thing you need except scissors, yep that means stamps and ink too.  They even give you a block for your stamps in the first month’s kit.  You can make all of the intended project or some and save some materials to create your own, like cards.  If you subscribe with me you will receive extra supplies to make some alternative cards.  Sign up by September 10th to take advantage of this offer.  That’s $40 value for only $20.  If you have  been thinking of trying Paper Pumpkin, now is the time.  Contact me to get signed up.

Get started on your Holiday Crafts and take advantage of these special offers and deals..

Happy Stamping



t20160823_21564220160823_21560120160821_14033520160821_14030320160821_140206  Here are five of the seven cards I made with supplies from the August Paper Pumpkin 2016 kit.  While the intended cards are great, I want to offer you some alternatives.  The stamp set that comes with the kit are just awesome this month.  Great flower back ground stamps and greetings.  I used the colors that the kit was made up of and added some additional paper such as the rust color, orange and light blue.  I also added some copper thread on the third card and mint macaroon and cajun craze ink on some since these colors were in the kit.  That’s it for the additional products.  If your a paper pumpkin subscriber from me, I will send you a picture of selective alternatives and supplies to make the additional cards.  Now is a great time for subscriber to join.  Buy the September kit by September 10th and receive the next month FREE.  That’s $40 worth of products for only $20.  The kits include everything you need to make the projects except scissors.  That includes a stamp set, ink, adhesives, paper and embellishments.  It’s a great little treat to receive each month or give it as a gift for someone.  See the next blog for more on this deal.  Just contact me either through a comment or by email, to sign up.

Happy crafting



August Paper Pumpkin Stamp Set revealed

PP_Aug_2016_Sneak_PeekStampin Up has released a picture of the August paper pumpkin stamp set and that the project are cards.  They usually keep it quite a surprise until you receive your kits.  This is a very versatile stamp set with 4 greetings included.  This is a $16.00 value on it’s own and for $20 you get the whole kit which includes all the paper, die cuts, ribbon and other embellishments, ink, adhesive and an acrylic block with the first order.  It also includes shipping.  Paper pumpkin is a craft kit that comes out each month that can be a subscription or ordered month to month and can be any kind of paper craft.  Many who order also see what other alternative projects, like cards, with the supplies.  You tube and pinterest has many alternative projects for you to make as well.  If you join with me, I will send you alternative card kits with any supplies that do not come with the kits.  See other blog posts for some of these alternative projects.  To order, go to and use demonstrator code 2096764.  Also, my website store is to order other products.

Happy Crafting

Darlene Seitz