Online Extravaganza AMAZING Deals

Getting ready to make those Christmas Cards & Holiday Gifts??
 Online Extravaganza Deals Nov 21 to 28th

We have a SALE for you! :-) Stock up on holiday craft supplies at some stellar prices - but shop early! Some items are only available in Limited Quantities!!

Here are some of the Christmas Items to get your order ready fast!
Click on any image to view more details in my online store, and at the bottom there is a convenient list you can download!

See ALL the Sale items at the Online Extravaganza HERE

Happy Crafting!
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November News! SALE SALE SALE!

Not only are stitches a classic trend, they illustrate the quality, precision, and extra care taken when creating a piece. Giving a stitched gift shows just how much you value that relationship.
Combine the Stitched Shape Framelits with one (or a few!) of the Stamp Sets on SALE --
That is a Value for sure!!
See the Stamp Sets on Sale HERE (click to open a new window)
Yes, November has lots of sales... but THIS is a great opportunity from Stampin' Up! Stampin' Up! November Sale

Just imagine finally having these tools to be “that person” who makes all the cute things - and makes it look easy!

Now you have the opportunity to purchase Stitched Shapes Framelits ahead of their official release in the 2017-2018 annual catalog and get 25% off coordinating stamp sets.

Stitched From The Heart November Sale
Stitched from the Heart - See Stamps on Sale HERE
With Stitched Shapes Framelits you can make paper stitches in seconds, turning any project into one that is stitched from the heart. Not only can you take advantage of this early-release set of 12 dies, but you can grab the stamp sets that bring out the beauty of the Stitched Shapes Framelits – and they are all 25% off!
Stitched From The Heart November Sale
Stitched From the Heart - See Stamp Sets on Sale HERE
And there’s more great news…although the 25% off stamps sets ends November 30, you will still be able to get the Stitched Shapes Framelits after that date.
Stitched From The Heart November Sale
Stitched From the Heart - See Stamps on Sale HERE
Here is a quick video showing you more details and how to use the Stitched from the Heart Framelits:

Happy Crafting!

Click on any of the images above to go to the Stitched from the Heart sale page, or click below to see the Stamp Sets that are included with this November Sale!

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Paper Pumpkin - a Great Gift Idea!

Paper Pumpkin Craft Subscription Box MidnightCrafting

Paper Pumpkin by Stampin' Up!

Want to make amazing projects without the prep work? 
Meet Paper Pumpkin, 
a crafting subscription box by Stampin’ Up! 
Because sometimes the best way to get creative is INSIDE the box. 

Reserve Your Kit Today!  Creativity delivered direct to you! Each month, your subscription kit arrives filled with all the craft supplies you'll need to create a great project in 30 minutes or less! Each box has a fully designed project, including instructions and all the stamps, ink, and paper ready to go! With a variety of projects like cards and decor, reusable supplies, and creativity delivered to your door it's EASY to skip to the fun with Paper Pumpkin!! 

Purchase a Prepaid Subscription in 3, 6, or 12 month packages for a perfect gift for those crafty AND Not So Crafty people on your list! 
They can follow the included project directions, or use the supplies for dozens of alternate projects (see Pinterest, these are some versatile supplies!!) or make their very own design! 

 Order a Prepaid Subscription online, and it even has a Gift Card to print and present!
A link to a Printable Gift Card is included in your subscription confirmation email.

Here are some of the prepaid subscription options for you


Two Ways to Subscribe:

Monthly Subscription offers uninterrupted service, the ease of adding boxes when you want to share with friends, or suspending a month if you'll be out of town. You'll also have access to the members only, exclusive option of purchasing past kits and refill packs of your favorites. 

Start Your Monthly Subscription HERE.

**Shipping IS included!**

 follow the link above, or copy and paste into your browser: 

Prepaid Subscription for Paper Pumpkin is available. This is a Great gift idea, or an easy way to get Stampin' Rewards when you purchase a 6 or 12 month subscription on qualifying orders. Stampin' Rewards dollars can even be used to purchase prepaid subscriptions!
You can choose 1 month, 3 month, 6 month, or 12 month subscriptions. Once you've completed your purchase, you will receive an email with the subscription code, and instructions to redeem it. You then go to and create an account, entering your subscription code, and start enjoying your Paper Pumpkin subscription the very next month! Great gift idea, or an easy way to get Stampin' Rewards when you purchase a 6 or 12 month subscription on qualifying orders. Stampin' Rewards dollars can even be used to purchase prepaid subscriptions!

To purchase a Prepaid Subscription, 
to complete your purchase in my Online Store.
Click an image in the link above, 
or copy and paste to your browser:

Fun Facts: 

  • The Prepaid Subscription option IS available to current My Paper Pumpkin Monthly Subscribers. Purchase a Prepaid Subscription and enter the redemption code in your account at
  • Each Paper Pumpkin account can only use one redemption code at a time. For example, if you buy two six-month prepaid subscriptions, you'll enter the first code and then after six months you can enter the second code.
  • Prepaid Subscriptions are a Great Gift Idea!!! 
Gift Certificate available for instant printing! 
Click the link in your confirmation email.

Be sure you bookmark my Pinterest Board for more ideas on how you can use the Paper Pumpkin Kits! 

As always, 
Happy Crafting!!

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Perfectly Wrapped Affectionately Yours Shaker Card

Shake, Shake, Shake! Who doesn't love getting all the fun and sparkle of glitter & sequins without all the mess?!? This Girl!! This style of card is called a Shaker Card - and you do just that! Shake it and all the glitzy goodness in the center will fly around [inside the card!] and make your recipient smile! And possibly dance. Probably depends on the age of that person, for the dancing bit... but these are FUN cards! Stampin Up Affectionately Yours Perfectly Wrapped
Perfectly Wrapped stamp set makes some awesome stuff
besides that fabulous project kit! 
This is a card I made for a Stamping Event with my Demo Divas last month. You'll love making these shaker cards yourself, they're so easy now that we offer the Foam Adhesive Strips!
Get some great tips on making Shaker Cards HERE

I used the Perfectly Wrapped stamp set (item 141960). It has some darling greeting stamps, and fun little accents too, don't you think so?This stamp set was made to coordinate with the Perfectly Wrapped Project Kit (item 142139). Super cute giftables, 16 gift packages total, four each of four different options! You can see more of this beautiful project kit HERE
Wrapped stamp set (item 141960)
Perfectly Wrapped Project Kit (item 142139)

 To make the card I also used the beautiful new Affectionately Yours Specialty Designer Series Paper. Its got 5 different double-sided 12x12 papers, with a variety of designs. There are also 2 sheets of copper foiled designs! Just a shimmer and shine you'll love in person! I didn't use those copper foil accent sheets on this card (saving the GOOD paper for the perfect project, right?! LOL) but used the colorful floral patterns instead.
Perfectly Wrapped Affectionately Yours Stampin Up

The busy background is offset by the splash of Watermelon Wonder shaker part! I cut the cardstock into a frame with my fabulously dependable Stampin' Trimmer. The crumbcake backing of the shaker part is stamped with Night of Navy and Watermelon Wonder, as the frame is too. The ribbon accent is the new Emerald Envy Ruched Ribbon.  [ Links to all products are below] Stampin Up Affectionately Yours Perfectly Wrapped

You can swap out the 'Thanks' and use this layout for a variety of occasions and images - and still have fun with the Shake Shake Shake! 

Shop securely in my online store by clicking any of the images below,
and don't forget that your purchases in July can earn you savings in August!! 

Happy Crafting!

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Shaker Card Technique

Shake things up with Shaker Cards!! I was so pleased to see the new Foam Adhesive Strips in the Annual Catalog! They make it SO EASY to make these fun shaker cards!
Perfectly Wrapped stamp set with
Affectionately Yours Specialty Designer Paper
See More about this card I made HERE
 Your friends will LOVE receiving these super fun cards! Here is a quick video with some tips for making these interactive cards that really will shake up the occasion!
Shaker Card Technique

Make your own with these Stampin' Up! supplies:

Make confetti for all occasions with the Stampin Up Sprinkles Punch!
Sprinkles Punch (item 141472) 
Shaker Cards made easy with the Stampin Up Window Sheets
Window Sheets (item 142314)
Shaker Cards made easy with the Stampin Up Foam Adhesive Strips
Foam Adhesive Strips (item 141825)

Shop in July and Save in August! 


Happy Crafting!

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Sneek Peek Thoughtful Branches Limited-Time Bundle

These beautiful stamps and coordinating thinlits will really WOW your friends and family! Imagine the beautiful cards and projects you will make with this bundle - all year round!! 
Stampin' Up! Thoughtful Branches August Special Bundle
Only Available in August! 

Available only from August 2nd thru August 30th.

*** Remember, you can earn as many Bonus Days coupons as you want in July - so the savings on the Thoughtful Branches Bundle will really stack up!!! SHOP HERE and earn your coupons**

Some beautiful sneak peeks from the Stampin' Up! Artisan Design Team Blog Hop featuring this set, click on any image to visit that Artisan Design Team Member blog:

Thoughtful Branches Valerie Moody Stampin Up Design Team
Valerie Moody - Stampin' Up! Artisan Design Team

Thoughtful Branches Christmas Michelle Long Stampin Up Artisan Design Team
Michelle Long - Stampin' Up! Artisan Design Team

Stampin' Up! Design Team Stamping Susan Susan Wong Thoughtful Branches
Susan Wong - Stampin' Up! Artisan Design Team

Want it?? ME TOO!! 
Go earn those Bonus Days coupons TODAY so you can get it for a steal in August!! LOL
Stampin Up Coupon Code shop until July 31 to earn yours
Click Image to Shop Now

Happy Crafting! -Angie
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Bonus Days are here!


Did you get everything you want from the new annual catalog yet? Since it came out only a month ago, you probably still have some items on your wish list, and we have some great news for you!

For every $50 USD you spend 
in between July 7 and July 31, 
you’ll get a $5 USD Bonus Days coupon 
that you can use August 2-31. 

This is a great opportunity to shop from your wish list, whether you buy your favorite products now or later in August with your coupons! 

There is NO LIMIT to the Bonus Days coupons you can accumulate - these will stack up for your shopping pleasure in August! AND you can use them on the special limited edition bundle Thoughtful Branches! SO Pretty - only available this August!

 • Promotion period: July 7–31, 2016

• Redemption period: August 2–31, 2016

• An email address is required to participate in this promotion; Bonus Days coupon codes can only be delivered via email.

• It is strongly recommended that participants both save emails containing their Bonus Days coupon codes AND write down the coupon codes in a safe place. Codes cannot be resent if the email is lost, and lost codes cannot be recovered.

• Bonus Days coupon codes can be redeemed for any product, excluding Starter Kits and Paper Pumpkin subscriptions. New prepaid Paper Pumpkin codes can be redeemed. 

Happy Crafting!
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Pick Two Stamp Sets For FREE in June

Only In June Join Stampin Up and get more stamps free MidnightCrafting
Whatever your reason - HURRY! Offer ends June 30th

You can add your TWO most favorite (and expensive!!) stamp sets to your Starter Kit for FREE!!

Yep. Order a Stampin' Up! Starter Kit and you get all kinds of great perks, but if you join by June 30th you can add two stamp sets from the new catalog for FREE. That's kind of a big deal!!
If you're interested in just the discount and creative resources, but not so much the business side, that's OK! I started out only buying for myself, enjoying the discount and all the other great resources available to demonstrators! There is no pressure to sell, and and you can spend as much or as little as you like. The Starter Kit and everything you choose in it is yours to keep, and it really is a steal of a deal!! The discount saves you money, and the perks of pre-orders and special offers for Demonstrators are very fun! The Holiday catalog will be coming out soon, and you'll be set to save on supplies for holiday gifts, cards, and more!

If you're interested in starting a business, you will be amazed at the resources and support - and great bonus offers you can earn as a Demonstrator! Stampin' Up! is a great company to sign with, and I'm here to support and cheer you on as you work towards your goals. Whether its to pay for classes or sports for the kids, save for a big vacation, or to add some cushion to the family budget, you can do it - I can show you how. The holiday season will be here sooner than you think, a GREAT time to start your business and set yourself up for success is NOW.

Find out more about this amazing opportunity in more detail HERE 

Or contact me today with your questions!
I'd love to share why I love being a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator,
and how you can benefit as a part of my team.
Looking forward to talking with you,
Happy Crafting!

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TIPS Banner Surprise June Paper Pumpkin

June Paper Pumpkin 2016 Stampin Up
June Paper Pumpkin Kit has arrived!! Sparkly!!!
 Might be a record - my kit arrived within a week of shipping!! Usually it takes me about 10-12 days to get my kit where I live, way out here in the boonies - but Happy Day! Its here!!

June 2016 Paper Pumpkin Kit Banner Surprise MidnightCrafting,com
When in Doubt, Watch the Video! LoL
Honestly, it took me a minute to figure out what the heck this kit was making. No really. Was it a banner? Was it cards with a little pennant on them? OH!! Its BOTH!
A card with a Banner on it! Surprise! lol Ok. Oh My Gosh - how cute is that?!? Can you just imagine the reaction this card will get when its opened?!
June 2016 Paper Pumpkin Kit Banner Surprise MidnightCrafting,com
Supplies for June Paper Pumpkin Kit
So I was all set to follow the instructions, and I decided I would make all my cards Birthday Cards.
(( #ImBringingBirthdaysBack ))

To save time I stamped all my circles at the same time. And all my cards. And all my envelopes. Step one, Done! Then Step two. Add the gold stickers. Ok. This is where I ran into a problem, maybe you have too.
The supplies given are two sheets of alphabet / heart / star stickers:

And if you do your letter math (what, its a thing) you'll find that there are only enough letters to make TWO banners that say HAPPY. Hmmm. But I have supplies to make 6 cards. So what do I make the other banners say, for my Happy Birthday cards?!?! There's no suggestion in the instructions, and I was at a loss. Dang instructions. I was all Happy to make Happy banners, but now I was UNHappy.
Alternate June 2016 Paper Pumpkin Kit Banner Surprise MidnightCrafting,com
Other Sayings for June Paper Pumpkin Kit 
I spent some time frustrated. (And figuring out options to use the scrumptious sparkly sequins in other projects!) But then I decided I was still going to make all 6 birthday cards!! And I came up with some other sayings that I could make with my limited amount of stickers. You're Welcome. :-)
Happy (you can make 2 of these, then all your P's are gone)
Party (Cut an R into a P by removing a leg)
Wish Big
Done June 2016 Paper Pumpkin Kit Banner Surprise MidnightCrafting,com
So pretty - I can just imagine the HAPPY smile on someones face to get this card!! 
June 2016 Paper Pumpkin Kit Banner Surprise MidnightCrafting,com
Happy Banner - So sparkly and festive! 
Six cards. Ta-dah!
Warning: Celebrate is REALLY LONG. It makes for a very lengthy unwrapping, and bulky card envelope. :-/  Probably not a good use of your supplies.

SO here are some other words you can make, for the other occasions included in your stamp set in the kit (Anniversary, Shower, & Graduation) You'll have to do your own Word Math and see what you can make from what you have left... lol
but these are some options:

Fiesta      Bride     Love 
Its a Girl / Boy     Party     WooHoo
Way To Go     Congrats
Forever     Cherish     Love You
Success     You Did It     Enjoy 
Good Job     Sassy     Sweet
Dream Big     Kisses     Wish
Smiles     Blessed     Adore
Always     Devotion      Bliss
Success     Grad     Cake
Ms To Mrs     Forever
Dreams     Lucky     Hugs


TIPS June 2016 Paper Pumpkin Kit Banner Surprise MidnightCrafting,com
Dangit!! Thats not so cute! Tip Number One - use a glue dot!
As your card recipient is unwinding the adorable banner you so lovingly gave them, it would be kind of... awkward... if the lettering was all wonky!! To avoid this, use a glue dot from one of your other Paper Pumpkin kits, or a little dab of glue, to set that letter in the bag facing the right way.

Aghh!! They fall off the string as you unwind the card!
Tip Number Two - tie a small knot!
As your recipient is unwinding the banner from the card, they may not get that its a Banner and needs to stay on that string 'till the fabulous finale! After you figure out the spacing to tie your bow, tie a small knot at the beginning and ends of your banner so the flags don't fall off in the big revealing.

And that should give you some ideas! ;-)
HAPPY Crafting,
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Flash Sale Friday!! Paper Pumpkin ONE DAY Deal

Have you ever said "One day I'll sign up for Paper Pumpkin." Well... GET READY!!! Your One Day is here!!!

Paper Pumpkin Five Dollar Flash Sale Stampin Up MidnightCrafting

This ULTRA RARE MEGA DEAL (yesss ALLL CAPS people!!) will be 
available ONLY Thursday June 9th at 5pm Mountain Time 
through Friday June 10th at 11:50pm MT. 

Get summer off to a stellar start with a steal of a deal!
You won't want to miss this!!

More info on Paper Pumpkin can be found on this page HERE, 

or if you've been waiting for a FLASH SALE like this one get yourself over to sign up at THIS LINK!

  • This offer is open to first-time subscribers only. Discount applies to one kit for June 2016. After the first month, the price for the subscription will return to $19.95 USD/$26.95 CAD.
  • Offer starts on Thursday, June 9 at 5:00 PM (MT) and ends Friday, June 10 at 11:50 PM (MT).
  • Available for month-to-month subscriptions, not prepaid subscriptions.

Happy Crafting!
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Many Manly Occasions Paper Pumpkin May 2016

Super HAPPY to get my Paper Pumpkin kit this month! Did you seeeee how cuuuute it is!? Hah! For a manly kit, I mean... Ahem. Many Manly Occasions is the name of the May 2016 kit. Its got some great colors, the teal really pops against the orange! I love the texture of the orange background, almost too much to put it behind the very cool geometric lattice!

Are you not signed up yet for Paper Pumpkin?!? Well, sad face for you! Get over to and sign up for the next kit! Its a great subscription box to get for yourself; for those kids getting out of school soon; for the church group or moms club. Everything is ready to go - all the supplies and even instructions come in the box! Pretty nifty!!

Here is the video showing how to make this months project:

I love getting my box each month, you never know what project will be inside - but you KNOW it will be awesome!!
For more info and to subscribe go here:

Month to month subscriptions are available, as well as Pre Paid subscriptions - a great GIFT IDEA!
Find more info on prepaid subscriptions here:

Happy Crafting! -Angie
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Don't wait to order these RETIRING ITEMS

The 2015-2016 Stampin' Up! Catalog will shortly be a fond memory, and today we found out which stamps sets will not be continuing on with us to the new catalog... Oh, and there were many!!
2015-2016 Stampin' Up! Retiring Items List

I highly recommend ordering your favorites before they sell out - they WILL sell out. You know the inventory control that Stampin' Up! has been working so hard on will not allow for these supplies and stamps to just hang around!

Top of your list should be any Re-Inkers (Ink refills) for the 2014-16 In Colors, as well as any coordinating paper for these colors. I can not stress how quickly these items will go - GO ORDER NOW!! #dontsayididntwarnyou

Lots of stuff at discounts of up to 50% off 
(psst!! get those ones first - sell out risk is HIGH) 

Also be sure to add any of the sweet stamp sets you've had an eye on, and take a long look through the other items that are retiring. The retiring punch list is LONG, and Yes! We will have punches in the new catalog, but get the retiring punches before they sell for buck$ on eBay - order now!

Happy Crafting!
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