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Hi Everyone: Hope you are doing fine. This week’s card is CASEd from page 10 of the Occasions Catalog. See both cards below:
My card uses a white card base with a purple layer. The Designer Series Paper is from the Delightful Daisy pack which will be retiring. I used the Celebrate You thinlets (which will be carrying over to the 2018-19 annual catalog) for the Amazing die cut which is in Calypso Coral. The leaf die cuts are from the Petals and More Thinlets which will also carry over . I did use some vellum die cut leaves from the Wildflower Wishes paper pumpkin (you can always cut your own or leave out). I stamped Amazing on the lower half and added the You tag. Silver metallic thread and pearl and coral embellishments were also used.
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Darlene Seitz, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator
So it’s Tuesday, as you know, so time for another CASEing Tuesday Card.
This card is based on the card on page 27 of the Stampin Up Holiday Catalog (left side, blue). I made it into a shaker card and added some layers. I also used some October Paper Pumpkin materials. Paper Pumpkin is so versatile that you can create many more items than the intended projects. To order products used to create this card and many more, see my on-line store darleneseitz.stampinup.net.
Why not come and join us on the Facebook page CASEing Tuesday and see how you can create great cards based on those in the catalogs.
As always, Happy Crafting
Darlene Seitz, Independent Stampin Up demonstrator
January Paper Pumpkin Kit, Adoring Arrows, were these cute treat bags. There was enough supplies to make 24 bags. The kit included everything you need to complete them excluding scissors. A full set of stamps, ink spot, adhesives, metallic thread and all the paper material to make the bags and arrows. The kit is such a great deal and comes with instructions and there is a You Tube video on how to make the project. Sometimes it’s cards, banners, wreath, treat bags/holders and who knows what it will be from month to month.
You can buy the kit two ways. One way is a prepaid subscription where you can buy 1 month, 3 months, 6 month or 12 months. Right now StampinUp is running a special on the 3 month subscription for $55 in lieu of $59. To sign up for a subscription just go to this link http://darleneseitz.stampinup.net and click on Shop then Paper Pumpkin. Also when you purchase at least a 3 month subscription, you’ll receive a free item of your choice from our Sale-A-Bration catalog. This deal will last until March 31, 2017. In fact, you can receive a free item for every $50. that you spend. Please see my blog regarding SAB, here is the link in case you want to check it out: https://stampincardsncrafts.com/2016/12/29/2017-occasions-catalog-sale-a-bration/ .You can also purchase the kit on a month to month basis, for this you can sign up at http://www.paperpumpkin.com. Be sure to pick me as your demonstrator (Darlene Seitz number 2096764).
If you do not want to make the entire craft, you can usually make some cards with the materials (or if you have left over material). These are the cards I made from some of the material. I did add some of my own materials. But, if you are an active Paper Pumpkin subscriber with me, I will send you some additional materials, pictures and instructions to make some cards that I have created.
There are so many different cards you could make. Just let your imagination take over.
If you would like more information of Paper Pumpkin (or anything craft related), just leave a comment on this blog or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for stopping by and as always,
Happy Crafting, Darlene Seitz, Independent StampinUp demonstrator
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.
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.
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 email@example.com.
Happy Crafting Darlene Seitz, Independent StampinUp Demonstrator
Today 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: firstname.lastname@example.org and I can place the order for you.
Happy Monday and Happy Crafting
Darlene Seitz, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator
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.
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 email@example.com or leave a comment on this blog.
Have a blessed and great Thanksgiving and Happy crafting,
Independent Stampin Up demonstrator