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
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.
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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: email@example.com and I can place the order for you.
Happy Monday and Happy Crafting
Darlene Seitz, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator