CASEing TUESDAY CARD for 1/9/2018

Today’s card is based on a card in the SALE-A-BRATION Catalog on page 15.  See both cards below.

I used the Birthday Memories DSP and Pacific Point card stock.  I used three stamp sets.  Birthday Delivery from the annual catalog (the bouquets and hats on the bottom of the card),  Celebration Time (big party hat) also from the annual catalog and Party Panda (the greeting, Happy birthday) which is FREE with a qualifying purchase.  It is found in the SAB catalog.  I also used 1/4 ” edged ribbon (Pacific Point).  These products can be seen in my on-line store at darleneseitz.stampinup.net.

Don’t  forget the occasions catalog and SAB are going on right now.  SAB is the biggest sale of the year for Stampin Up.  Earn free products now through 3/31/2018.  Contact me today for catalogs or details of the sale.

Happy Crafting, Darlene Seitz,  Independent Stampin Up demonstrator 

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CASEing Tuesday Card for 12/19/2017

Here is this weeks card.   It is based off the card shown in the annual catalog on page 223 (top right corner).  I stayed pretty true to the design.  I used an old retired set but this could easily be made with the Good Tidings set still available from Stampin Up. I also used the two largest dies from the Lots of Labels framelits.  I can’t seem to stop making Christmas cards. 

Don’t forget to check out the retiring list and discounted items in my on-line store.   Also, the Clearance rack has been updated with new items.  Here is the link to my on-line store darleneseitz.stampinup.net.  

As always,  Happy Crafting,  

Darlene Seitz,  Independent Stampin Up demonstrator 

 

 

CASEing Tuesday Card for this week

  • Here is this weeks CASEing Tuesday Card.   I have used the Painted Harvest set and made the flowers into wreaths.  I used both flower stamps and used Lemon Lime Twist and Old Olive as the color combinations.  Each wreath was stamped a little different using different layer combinations and color.  I also used Cherry Cobbler and the dot stamp that comes with the set as well as for the greeting wording.  I added small bows using twine.  The design was from the card in the Holiday Catalog on page 48, bottom left.  Here is the picture. 
  • There is still time to shop from the Holiday Catalog.   This set will not be retiring when the catalog sales period ends on January 2, 2018.  However don’t wait to order as it is a very versatile set that can be used all year long.  The link to my on-line store is darleneseitz.stampinup.net.
  • Also, the retiring items from the catalog (holiday) have been announced AND many are currently on sale.  Don’t miss out on these year end specials.  See my on-line store for details under Store.  darleneseitz.stampinup.net.
  • Have a great week and Happy Crafting.
  • Darlene Seitz,  Independent Stampin Up demonstrator  
  • P.S. please use the Hostess Code which is YGVZSKCA if you place an order and you will receive a free gift.

IT’S FINALLY HERE–STAMPARATUS–FROM STAMPIN’ UP!

It’s finally here, the new precision stamping tool from Stampin’ Up! called Stamparatus.  This tool is even better than the one’s currently on the market.  Many years in the making and developed by our Home Office and Demonstrators, it will bring you precision stamping on small or large surfaces (the bottom and one of the sides are open) and gives you four stamping plates so you don’t have to stamp, replace your stamp and stamp again.  The panels (two) come out easily and can be turned over to make four surfaces.  You also can leave the stamp in place and move the plates down in the hinges so you can repeat stamp down the page.

The tool comes with a gridded stamping base, foam mat to use with photopolymer stamps.  To use with rubber stamps, just remove the mat.  The tool also comes with two reversible plates giving you four surfaces for your stamps, two strong magnets to hold the paper in place and a storage area on the bottom to store your magnet when you are not using the tool.  The plates snap into the two hinges letting you move the plates down and stamping the image again for a repeat look.  There are also rulers and grid marks on the plates and bottom of the tool.

HOW DO I GET ONE?? You might ask.  You can reserve one i.e. preorder one starting November 16th at 1:00 p.m. Pacific time or 2:00 p.m. Mountain time (and so on).  You will need to GO TO MY ON-LINE STORE AT: http://darleneseitz.staminup.net.

  • Cost is $49.00 USD.
  • If you don’t already have one, create a customer account (if you have already ordered from me in my on-line store, you already have one.
  • Enter your Credit Card info.  Your card will not be charged until the item is shipped but is needed to reserve one.
  • Enter your order quantity (one for each reservation period) and click reserve.
  • A confirmation email will be sent to your inbox.
  • Product should be available around February 1, 2018 for this reservation period.
  • Reservations are on a first come basis until gone FOR THIS RESERVATION PERIOD.
  • Future reservation periods are: December 5-30 (or until gone) to ship approximately March 19, 2018. Also January 15-30, 2018 to ship approximately April 15, 2018.
  • After that, the Stamparatus will be in our new Annual Catalog coming out in July, 2018 and you can order using the normal process.

I will provide additional instructions on what to do when your product is received in the warehouse.  DON’T DELAY, RESERVE TODAY:  darleneseitz.stampinup.net.  Please call me if you have any questions or problems with reserving 714-501-9175.

Happy Stamping, you will fall in love with stamping all over again!

 

January 2017 Paper Pumpkin Kit

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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.

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20170122_224609120170122_224254120170123_2254291  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  darstz@hotmail.com.  Thank you for stopping by and as always,

Happy Crafting,                                                                                                                             Darlene Seitz, Independent StampinUp demonstrator

 

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

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