Online Extravaganza – Save For A Limited Time!

stampin up canada sale

Starting Monday – Stampin’ Up! Canada’s Online Extravaganza sale is BACK! November 20 – 26th – save 10-50% on selected Stampin’ Up! products! It starts off with a bang – selected stamp sets are on sale for 20% off on Monday ONLY, and ends with a flash – a flash sale (more info to follow) on November 27th.

Here’s the list of stamps on sale Monday – from 12AM to 1159PM Mountain Time:

Item # Description Discount Price
139891 Remarkable You Wood $47.20 CAD
139894 Remarkable You Clear $35.20 CAD
140643 Bloomin Love $16.80 CAD
141054 Éclosion d’amour $16.80 CAD
143775 Celebrate You Wood $26.40 CAD
143778 Celebrate You Clear $19.20 CAD
142982 Cool Treats $26.40 CAD
143440 Souhaits frais $26.40 CAD
138682 You’re so Sweet Wood $28.00 CAD
139440 You’re so Sweet Clear $20.00 CAD
140180 Juste comme ça $20.00 CAD
143949 Garden Girl Wood $28.00 CAD
143952 Garden Girl Clear $20.00 CAD
143740 Good Vibes Wood $28.00 CAD
145080 Good Vibes Clear $20.00 CAD
142871 Super Duper Wood $28.80 CAD
142874 Super Duper Clear $20.00 CAD
138764 Heartfelt Sympathy $16.80 CAD
140098 Des adieux du fond du cœur $16.80 CAD
144865 Every Good Wish Clear $19.20 CAD
144862 Every Good Wish $26.40 CAD
145103 Que de bons vœux $19.20 CAD
144870 Good Tidings $20.80 CAD
145124 Bouquet de houx $20.80 CAD
142954 Milestone Moments $20.80 CAD
143426 À souligner $20.80 CAD
143689 More than Chocolate $16.80 CAD
140653 Number of Years $26.40 CAD
141091 Au fil des ans $26.40 CAD
140386 Oh What Fun $20.80 CAD
140469 Hourra pour Noel $20.80 CAD
141934 Touches of Texture Wood $55.20 CAD
143251 Touches of Texture Clear $35.20 CAD

You can download the full list of sales items here. A lot of the stamp sets on sale on Monday coordinate with other items on sale the full week – for example, Bloomin’ Hearts Thinlits which coordinates with the Bloomin’ Love set; plus Watercolour Pencils are on sale which are great for sets like Garden Girl.

Any Paper Pumpkin Items on the sale list are while supplies last. Your best bet to make sure you don’t miss out on anything is to place your order online at the YamStamps Online Stampin’ Up! Canada Store. If you have any questions or need assistance placing your order, please feel free to contact me. I will have an order or two going in this week, but if you’re going for a limited supply item (e.g. Paper Pumpkin kit or refill) just know that I can’t guarantee it will be available until the order is finalized.

 

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You Know What’s Scary? It’s the Last Day for These Specials!

yamstamps merry patterns

Boo! Scary thing is – it’s the last day that you could get the Merry Patterns stamp set for free! This is the stamp set that Stampin’ Up! is offering free with a $375 product order (and NO, it doesn’t have to be just one person ordering – most people have earned it by having a group of friends place orders together, or having a card making party). This card is from October’s Christmas Card Class – each participant received a package of Stitched Felt Embellishments that we then used on the cards. The sentiment is from the Merry Patterns set – as are the tree trunks (those are the patterned candle portions). The “stitched” cardstock trees are created using the Quilt Builder Framelit Dies – which you can also get in a discounted bundle along with the Christmas Quilt Stamp Set. I thought this combination was fun and coordinated well!

More scary news – it’s also the last day for the Buy 3 Get 1 Free Designer Series Paper Sale! Selected papers have been part of this special, and if you still need to stock up, you have until end of day to take advantage of this deal! I put together a huge binder featuring all the different designer series papers that were part of the special and had it on hand at the Scrapfest / CreativFest booth this past weekend. I’ll still be able to share this way of seeing the papers, but the deal will be gone….*sigh*

So here’s some good scariness…..how about a Halloween card?!

I received this fun card as part of a demonstrator swap a little while back! We each created a number of copies of our card design, and received a card from everyone participating in the swap! I love this card from Lesley Poper. The eyeballs peeking out of the cup make me laugh….and of course the cup reminds me of my oh so favourite “Grande, Coconut Milk Chai Latte…with cinnamon powder please”. Not sure how happy I’d be to see those eyeballs looking at me though… I am sharing a number of the Halloween themed cards on my various media platforms today at various times – so besides here at the YamStamps blog, you can also check out YamStamps on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to see different fun holiday projects!

I hope that you and your goblins have a fun and safe Happy Halloween!!

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What’s Your Least Used Colour?

least used colour autumn card

What’s YOUR least used colour? We all have colours that we prefer to work in…and those we can’t always find inspiration to use…. For me, my least used colour is Stampin’ Up’s Cajun Craze. At least until this season! It is a perfect colour for autumn leaves and changing shades of nature.

For this autumn themed card, the strip is stamped with the large and small leaves from the Colo(u)rful Seasons set. (If you are reading this today, October 10th, it’s the last day of the World Cardmaking Day Sale and this set is discounted!) Colours used are Pumpkin Pie Cajun Craze and Always Artichoke. After randomly stamping the strip, it’s spritzed with water (Stampin’ Spritzers are perfect for this), and allowed to dry….or hurried along with the Heat Tool. This blurs the colours and gives it a soft effect – almost looking like velvet or some other type of material. It’s a forgiving and easy technique! It’s backed with that least used colour of mine, Cajun Craze, and then the finishing touch is a die cut leaf from the Seasonal Layers framelits in Gold Foil. The Gold Foil sheet was backed with an Adhesive Sheet prior to running it through the Big Shot to make it easier to adhere neatly to the card. (Hint: Make sure you use a brand new sheet….not one that you might have already used some of the adhesive from….so that the leaf sticks entirely….ask me how I learned this tip…..!!)

I did have to make a conscious effort to use this colour for this card, but I think I need to challenge myself like this a little more often! What’s YOUR least used colour? Leave me a comment and let me know, and then maybe even challenge yourself to pull it out and make something with it.

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Happy World Cardmaking Day!

Happy World Cardmaking Day!

Today is World Cardmaking Day! Stampin’ Up! is already celebrating by offering selected stamp sets at a discounted price until October 10th, and selected Designer Series Papers are Buy 3 Get 1 Free During the entire month! You can shop online in the YamStamps Stampin’ Up! Canada Store here – however, I have one more special offer for you – TODAY ONLY!

I’d like to jump in on the celebrations as well – so for Saturday, October 7th 2017, use this link to purchase the Clever Cards Online Class for just $10 – that’s half price!

If you’d like to hear more about the class, you can go here but if you want the special pricing, you’ll need to use the above link. The special will be in effect Saturday, October 7th ONLY.

I think that the Clever Cards Class is a great way to celebrate World Cardmaking Day. This class features a number of interesting and clever folds that you can use for your cards when you want an extra special card! It’s an online class, so you can learn from the comfort of your own home, and like all the YamStampsMore Online Classes, you’ll have lifetime access to the videos and instructions.

I hope that you are able to spend a bit of time today being creative. World Cardmaking Day is a fun way to celebrate the art and craft of a handmade card – and of course, part of the joy of making a card is sharing it with someone – so I hope that you take the time to send a handmade card as well. As always, if you have any questions, please feel free to contact me!

 

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Save and Celebrate!

Save and Celebrate! World Card Making Day is October 7th, and Stampin’ Up! is helping with the supplies you’ll need to make a card to send!

These items are on sale October 1 – 10, and a lot of them have coordinating Designer Series Paper. If you’re on my mailing list, you’ll already know that there’s a Buy 3 Get 1 Free Deal happening the entire month of October for Selected Designer Series Papers! All the Coordinating Papers listed are part of the sale, plus the Painted Autumn Designer Series Paper.

In addition, during October 1-10, purchase a Fast Fuse Adhesive , get TWO Fast Fuse Refills for FREE! The Fast Fuse retails for $13.50 and the Refills are $10 each….you do the math….

Here are the sales items – REMEMBER: Sales Price is effective October 1-10 ONLY.

 

These are great deals that you can use to build up your card making supply stash! (Save money? That’s something to celebrate for sure!)  Happy Shopping! If you live in Quebec (customer online ordering unavailable) or need assistance placing your order, please contact me. I can place the order for you and have it shipped directly anywhere in Canada! As always, please contact me if you have any questions. Remember, the sales start OCTOBER 1, 2017.

 

 

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Just a Reminder….and a hint

Crafting Subscription Kit Sale

A reminder that you only have a few days left to take advantage of this special for new subscribers to Paper Pumpkin! Go HERE and enter the code HALFOFF0917 to get September’s kit for half price! A hint about what’s coming in the fall kit – check out the die cut leaves on the sales image above…rumour has it that it’s a sneak peek at what is in the September Paper Pumpkin! If you want more information about the Paper Pumpkin program, you can go here to check out some FAQ. From that page, f you want to get in on the promotion, be sure to click the MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION button (the one on the left of the page) – as prepaid subscriptions aren’t eligible for the promotion. (Hint – purchase the monthly subscription now, then consider purchasing a prepaid subscription for October onwards!).

Paper Pumpkin is Paper Crafting Happy Mail every month!

 

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