DECEMBER PAPER PUMPKIN-SCRAPBOOK PAGE & CARDS

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December Paper Pumpkin kit (a monthly craft kit by StampinUp) is called Another Great Year and contained contents to create a mini scrapbook around your memories from 2016.  I decided to use some of the supplies to do a regular scrapbook page.  There are enough supplies left that I can still create a mini scrapbook or make some cards from the supplies.  The supplies included a rotary stamp, a stampin write marker, washi tape, paper supplies to create the pages–double-sided patterned paper, window sheets,– silver foil stickers, regular stickers and rings to connect the pages.  Here is a picture of what the kit includes and how the final product will look.

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I also had a chance to do a couple cards with some of the supplies, adding some additional items to complete the cards for Valentine’s Day.

         20170114_13323420170114_135958              They are very similar.  I added real red cardstock and some silver washi tape.  On the one on the left, I stamped the lips and wording in real red and staz-on white ink.  The stamps come from the new set Sealed With Love from the Occasions catalog just released.  The one on the right I also added the real red paper, washi tape and only the small wording, but I also shaded the white heart and lines around with some Craft real red ink and then wiped some off.

Paper Pumpkin is also running a special right now.  If you buy a 3 month prepaid subscription , the price is reduced from $59. to $55. AND you will receive a FREE item from the Sale-A-Bration catalog.  The items you can choose from include stamp sets, ribbon, designer Paper, card kit, and a tin to hold your cards.  So if you have never tried Paper Pumpkin, now is a great time to try it.  If you are already a customer, you can get a great deal on upcoming kits.  This special deal lasts until March 31, 2017 but if you sign up today, you can start receiving your kits in February.  To order this deal or any other items, please see my on line store at http://darleneseitz.stampinup.net or contact me directly by either leaving a comment on this post or send me an email at darstz@hotmail.com.

Happy Crafting                                                                                                                                 Darlene Seitz, Independent StampinUp Demonstrator

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VALENTINE’S CARDS USING PAISLEYS & POSIES STAMP SET FROM STAMPINUP

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In the Holiday catalog for Autumn & Winter, StampinUp introduced the stamp set called Paisleys & Posies.  They have continued the set and it is still currently available.  I have used the set for a Valentine’s card.  The stamped background is from the set.  This set is very versatile and can be used all year long.  It also has matching framelits called Paisley Framelit Dies and this is also still available.  It can be found in my On-Line Store under Carry Over products.  When you buy both the stamps and the dies, you receive 10% off.   My on-line store link is http://darleneseitz.stampinup.net.

The heart die cut is from a retired die set but you can use any heart that you have available.  The love die cut is from the Sunshine Wishes Thinlits Dies found in the Annual Catalog.  These dies also have a heart that can be used on this card.  This is also available in my on-line store.  The paper and ink color are Real Red, and the ribbon is from our new Occasions Catalog and sold with white ribbon in a combo pack called Sending Love Ribbon Combo Pack.  This ribbon is very thin so it is excellent for tying bows and knots.  I adhered the die cuts with dimensionals and foam adhesive strips also available in my on-line store.                                                                                                              20170112_180258

The inside as shown above uses two stamps from a new stamp set called Sealed with Love which is found in our new Occasions catalog.  It also has a matching die set called Love Notes Framelits dies.  You can purchase separately or as a bundle and when you purchase the bundle, you save 10%.  Also at this time, we currently have our Sale-A-Bration event going on where you can receive free products with a qualifying order.  For every order of $50. you receive a free product of your choice from the Sale-A-Bration catalog.  The items include stamp sets, ribbon, card kits, Designer Series Paper and more.  If you do not have a catalog or demonstrator and would like a copy of both the Occasions Catalog and Sale-A-Bration, please leave me a comment here or email me at darstz@hotmail.com.  You can also visit my on-line store at http://darleneseitz.stampinup.net to see these products.

Happy Crafting

Darlene Seitz, Independent StampinUp demonstrator.

P.S.  Pictured below is a Birthday Card also made with the Paisley & Posies set.                        20170112_180109

 

2017 Occasions Catalog & Sale-A-Bration

Hello:  Now that Christmas is over and New Year’s is upon us, we can look forward to another great year.  Stampin Up is releasing their new catalog on January 4, 2017 and their annual Sale-A-Bration (free product give away).  Their is some great new products coming out in the Occasions catalog that you won’t want to miss out on.  The top left pictures show the cover of the Occasions catalog and some of the new products.  They are even better seeing in person.  The Occasions catalog will be in my on-line store effective the 4th.  Sale-A-Bration also starts the 4th of January and runs through March 31, 2017.  For every $50. dollar order, you receive a Sale-A-Bration catalog FREE product.  There are several stamp sets as well as Designer Series Paper, Ribbon, a Card kit and a Tin to store your cards in.   The top right picture show the DSP called inside the lines.  It is designed so that you can color in as much as you want or leave plain.  Below are pictures of some Occasions Catalog new products.

and here are some of the Sale-A-Bration FREE products:

If you have not received the catalogs and do not already have a demonstrator, I would be happy to send you them.  Please leave a comment or email me at darstz@hotmail.com. http://darleneseitz.stampinup.net   is the link to my on-line store where you can see the new products effective January 4, 2017.

Don’t forget the close out sale still going on till January 3rd with up to 60% off.  These are clearance items or retiring products from the Holiday Catalog.  The retiring stamp sets will be gone completely after January 3rd so be sure to order them before it’s too late.

Happy Crafting

Darlene Seitz, Independent StampinUp demonstrator

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas

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Can you believe it, Christmas is almost here!  I wanted to take a moment to wish you all a very Merry Christmas.  Hope your New Year is filled with peace, love and happiness.  Thank you to all who have visited my blog during the year and to those who follow it.  Stay safe.

Happy crafting

Darlene Seitz

Independent StampinUp Demonstrator

STAMPIN’ UP YEAR END CLOSE-OUT–UP TO 60% OFF

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Stampin’ Up is having their year end sale with prices up to 60% off.  They also have announced their Holiday catalog carry-over products which means their Holiday catalog retiring products are included in this sale.  Also included are lots of clearance items and regular high inventory products.  All the products either retiring or on sale are located in my on-line store under Year End Close Out.  Here is the link to my store http://darleneseitz.stampinup.net.  Listed below are some highlights in each category and how the close out will work.

  • Close out sale lasts till January 3, 2017
  • Retiring products:  Stamp sets will be guaranteed  available until December 21, and after that will be available until supplies last.  They will not be available at all after January 3, 2017.   Other retiring products will only be available while supplies last.
  • Clearance items:  Will be available while supplies last and may be available after January 3, 2017 at the clearance price.
  • High Inventory items:  Will be available after January 3, 2017 but at their regular catalog price.
  • Highlights:
  • Layering circle framelits now $17.50 were $35.00 (high-inventory)
  • Detailed Floral Dies now $14.50 were $29.00 (high inventory)
  • Merry tags framelits are now $12.50 were $25.00 (retiring)
  • Tin of Tags project kit now $15.40 was $22.00 (retiring).  Note that the stamp set that goes with the kit is also on sale at $16.80 was $21.00 (retiring).
  • Stitched with Cheer project kit now $14.40 was $24.00 (retiring)
  • 1 3/4 inch Scallop Punch now $10.80 was $18.00 (clearance item)
  • 2 1/2 inch Circle Punch now $10.80 was $18.00 (clearance item)
  • Lots of other items on sale some as low as $2.80

Don’t miss out on this great sale.  See my on-line store Year End Close Out for all the sale items and the Retiring items.  Here is the link http://darleneseitz.stampinup.net  Please leave me a comment or email me at darstz@hotmail.com if you have a question either on the sale as a whole or an individual item.  You can also call me at the number shown in my on-line store.

Happy Crafting

Darlene Seitz

 

ONLINE EXTRAVAGANZA LAST DAY INCL. 24 HOUR SALE

th_onlineex_sharable_nov2116_naToday is the last day of this great sale.  There are products on sale for up to 40% off.  Also today, there is a 24 hour sale going on for select products.  See the list here: online-extravagana-product-list-us-1-1.  One of my favorite items on sale today is the BIG SHOT MAGNETIC PLATFORM.  It is marked down 35%!  That brings the price to only $26.00 from the original price of $40.00.  If you do die cutting and don’t have this great product, you won’t want to miss this deal.  It holds your dies in place and makes cutting out items easy  by letting you line up the item without using some kind of tape.  Some of the other items on sale today are the Flurry of Wishes stamp set and matching punch bundle for 20% off and the Bell punch for 40% off.  That makes the price on this punch only $10.80 and can be used all year round for Wedding Cards as well as Christmas.

There are other items that have been on sale this week for 10, 20, 30, and 40%.  See the list again here online-extravagana-product-list-us-1-1.  Some of these highlights are the Heart Confetti Border Punch at 30% off, which is great for Valentine’s day, the Sprinkles punch which is great for Birthday’s all year round.  It is also 30% off.  There are several more wonderful dies on sale for both Christmas and all year round.  You can also try Paper Pumpkin or pick up a favorite kit and some are on special WITHOUT being a subscriber.  Also at 40% off is the Stitched with cheer project kit where you can make 18 Christmas cards for only $14.40.  The kit comes with everything you need except adhesive and scissors and the matching stamp set (but you can use another stamp set you might have).

You can order on-line at http://darleneseitz.stampinup.net, where you can also see a picture of the items OR contact me via a comment below or by email: darstz@hotmail.com  and I can place the order for you.

Happy Monday and Happy Crafting

Darlene Seitz,  Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator

 

STAMPIN’ UP STITCHED FRAMELITS AND ONLINE EXTRAGANZA

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Stampin Up has put their new Stitched Framelits out for sale now instead of waiting for next years catalog.  Ovals, squares and circles come with the set (4 of each for a total of 12).  All the framelits come with a stitched look around them, adding the perfect detailing to your project.  In addition, they are offering several stamp sets that go perfectly with the framelits for 25% off.  Some from the Holiday catalog and some from the Annual catalog.  Above is the flyer showing the sets that are on sale.  The 25% off sale runs through the end of the month.

In addition to the above great deal, Stampin’ Up is running an online extravaganza for black friday starting on Monday the 21th through the 28th.  Some products are only discounted on the 21th and the 28th for 24 hours.  Other products run for the entire week and are either 10, 20, 30 or 40% off!  Please see online-extravagana-product-list-us-1-1 for details.  Here is a picture of some of the deals for Monday, November 21th.

onlineex_flash-shareable_nov2116_sp   Let me recap some of the deals I think are great:  The Big Shot Magnetic Platform will be 35% off on November 28th for 24 hours.  The regular price is $40.00 and on that sale day will be $26.00.  That’s a great deal for this must have.  The Holly Berry punch, regularly $18.00 will be marked down all week to $10.80.  The Stitched with Cheer project kit is also marked down all week from $24.00 to $14.40.  This is really a great deal as you can make 18 cards for the holidays.  You do need some additional supplies like ink, stamps and adhesive, but if you are local, I can provide them if we can get together to assemble the kit together.  Stampin’ Up’s holiday card kits have been awesome in the past and this one is no exception.  If you have ever wanted to try Paper Pumpkin, now is the time as there are a couple of kits (and some refills)  being offered at 30% off.  If you become a paper pumpkin subscriber I also provide additional materials to make some extra goodies with the kits.  The Heart confetti border punch is also available all week for 30% off which is a must for Valentines’ projects.

Next week’s sale items will be available in my on-line store (with pictures) starting Monday, November 21th.  Here is the link to my on-line store http://darleneseitz.stampinup.net .  If you have any questions or would like me to place the order for you, please contact me at darstz@hotmail.com or leave a comment on this blog.

Have a blessed and great Thanksgiving and Happy crafting,

Darlene Seitz

Independent Stampin Up demonstrator