Spring Mini Catalog and Sale-A-Bration Begin


The January-April 2024 Mini Catalog, also known as the Spring Mini Catalog, along with Sale-A-Bration, began yesterday, January 4. This is always an exciting time of the Stampin’ Up! year! I lost Internet service most of the day and evening yesterday so I’m a day late with this post!

Click on the images to view the Mini Catalog and Sale-A-Bration brochure. You can also click on the images on the right side bar on the home page.

Sale-A-Bration runs from January 4-February 9. With every $50 or $100 purchase that you make (before shipping and sales tax) you earn free gifts! There are many wonderful products to choose from and some of them coordinate with products in the Mini Catalog.

Join Stampin’ Up! and Get This Free Glass Mat Studio

During Sale-A-Bration, when you join Stampin’ Up!  you can choose $125 of products for only $99, which includes shipping.  You get to choose from two FREE bonus options – either this Glass Mat Studio (a $60 value) or your choice of an additional $30 in FREE products.  The Glass Mat Studio has been creating quite a buzz!  I was able to purchase one during demonstrator pre-order and am still playing with the many different ways to use it.

The Stampin’ Glass Mat Studio is a paper crafter’s dream! The heavy-duty glass mat comes printed with a ruler and grid lines for easy measuring, while the large surface space gives ample room for spreading out while paper crafting. The safety-tempered glass has a heat and scratch resistant surface that wipes clean with the included cloth and water—no chemicals needed. The reusable cloth also cleans ink off your stamps! The nonslip, heat resistant, waterproof silicone mat features four palette squares for mixing custom ink colors or for holding small ink spots in place while crafting. Each component can be used separately or you can use all three items together for a multipurpose paper crafting studio that’s both functional and elegant.

The Stampin’ Glass Mat Studio includes:

* 5 mm thick
* 17″ x 14″ (43.2 x 35.6 cm)
* Safety-tempered
* Heat and scratch resistant
* Wipes clean with water or alcohol

* 8-3/8″ x 6″ (21.3 x 15.2 cm)
* Multiuse, nonslip
* Waterproof, heat resistant
* 4 palette squares for custom-color mixing or holding Stampin’ Spots
* Product color: white CLEANING CLOTH
* 8-1/4″ x 8-1/4″ (21 x 21 cm)
* Durable, reusable
* Lint free
* Cleans stamps and other surfaces with only water
* Product color: dark gray

This month’s Paper Pumpkin is designed to coordinate with the new Perennial Lavender Suite in the new Mini Catalog as shown on pages 22-25.. The kit includes supplies to make 8 love themed cards, 4 each of 2 different designs with 8 coordinating envelopes; 4 bonus tags that punch out from the card front; precut paper pieces and linen thread; Berry Burst Stampin’ Spot.  Coordinating colors are: Garden Green, Pretty Peacock, Lost Lagoon, Highland Heather, Gorgeous Grape. In addition, the occasional add-on dies have become so popular that this year there will be a new add-on die set that is designed to work with three kits each quarter.  The Love of Spring Dies, Item #164396 will be available for purchase in my online storeClick here to learn more about Paper Pumpkin subscription options.

Place an online order between $50 and $149 and use this host code for January. You will receive a free gift from me the following month.  If your order is $150 or more DO NOT use the host code. You will qualify for Stampin’ Rewards.

Thanks for stopping by today!

Bonus Days, New Online Exclusives, Paper Pumpkin Sale, Clearance Rack


Bonus Days are back! Starting tomorrow, July 6 and running through July 31, earn a $5 coupon for every $50 you spend. There is no limit on how many coupons you can earn. You will be able to redeem your coupons in August. The instructions above explain how to redeem them. Make sure that your email address is correct because coupon codes will be sent to you via email.

A brand new collection of Online Exclusive products will be available starting on July 6. These products are only available online – they do not appear in any of our print catalogs. And there’s no end date for the sales period! Some products will be reordered when inventory is low, and others will only be available while supplies last. This way we can offer even more new products throughout the year. Click here to visit my online store beginning on July 6 to view the new products and to place your orders. Please note that past Online Exclusives and kits that are still available for sale are included.

Current Paper Pumpkin subscribers can take advantage of a 48 hour sale of up to 50% off on past kits, kit refills and kit add-ons from July 6-7 only. These sales don’t happen often, so if there are kits that you previously passed up on or loved kits you purchased so much that you would like to make more projects with them, now is your chance! A few past Paper Pumpkin kits also had add-ons, such as mini die sets, which are included in the sale. Visit my Paper Pumpkin site to learn more. Click here. There is still time to order the current kit, Fun in the Sun, until July 10th.

A Clearance Rack refresh begins tomorrow, July 6th, and as always, items are available while supplies last. Click here to check out all of the discounted products.

Place an online order between $50 and $149 and use this host code for July. You will receive a free gift from me the following month.  If your order is $150 or more DO NOT use the host code. You will qualify for Stampin’ Rewards.

Thanks for stopping by today!

Paper Pumpkin Hope Box

Hello! Today I’m featuring the August 2021 Paper Pumpkin Hope Box kit that was designed by Shelli Gardner, co-founder of Stampin’ Up! I purchase a few kits every year, and I must confess that I seldom get around to making most of them so I have quite a few boxes piled up! However, I loved this kit as soon as I opened the box so I intentionally set a few hours aside this weekend to make the projects, along with a few alternative projects. The items in the kit are pretty and include some of my favorite colors. Normally, the subscription period for Paper Pumpkin ends on the 10th of every month and then some of the kits are no longer available. This month is an exception. Due to a glitch in the ordering system, customers were unable to subscribe to Paper Pumpkin’s Shelli Hope Box between 31 July–5 August, so Stampin’ Up! is offering the Shelli Hope Box to all North American customers, regardless of subscription from 24 August–31 August! The kit can be purchased through the Paper Pumpkin Refills and Past Kits section of my online store until 11:59 PM (MT) 31 August. Click here to order the kit. Hope Box refills will continue to be available to subscribers only. After this limited offering, the full kit will only be available on the regular past kit schedule for subscribers only.

The kit is loaded with a stamp set, ink spot, cards, envelopes, embellishments, adhesives and a color brochure with photographs and instructions for how to put the projects together. You can make the projects as shown or create your own alternate designs.

The kit also contains everything you need to make a beautiful belly band for the box – so pretty!

These are the three cards I made following the instructions given.

These are three alternative cards I made with the supplies in the kit.

Here are separate pictures for each of the alternative cards. I chose some stamp sets with different greetings in my collection so that I could use the cards for other occasions. The DSP on the card with the hello friend tag is actually one of the envelopes that I cut up to use as a background.

Monthly pay as you go subscriptions are available for $22.00 per month including shipping by going to my Paper Pumpkin website. Prepaid three, six and twelve month subscriptions are also available by going to my online store.

Thanks for stopping by today!

Experience everything the autumn season has to offer with the Haunts & Harvest Paper Pumpkin Kit! This month’s kit includes enough supplies to create 12 treat boxes—4 each of 3 designs. That means you can take your pick of apple, pumpkins, or jack-o-lantern treat boxes! Plus, the Paper Pumpkin box is designed to easily transform into a vintage wheelbarrow for you to display your harvest! The kit contains enough supplies to create 12 treat packages—4 each of 3 designs. The all-inclusive kit includes printed die-cut boxes, die-cut sheets, adhesive, and more! Finished treat box size: 2-1/2″ x 2″ (6.4 x 5.1 cm). Coordinating colors are Basic Black, Pale Papaya, Poppy Parade, Pumpkin Pie, Soft Succulent. Subscribe now through September10th. The kit will arrive in your mailbox around the 20th of the month.

Place an online order between $50 and $149 and use this host code for August. You will receive a free gift from me the following month.  If your order is $150 or more DO NOT use the host code. You will qualify for Stampin’ Rewards.

Butterfly Bouquet Now Available!

Butterfly Bouquet, an early release from the 2021 Annual Catalog is now available! Beginning today and running through May 3rd you can purchase the Butterfly Brilliance Bundle, Butterfly Brilliance Collection or individual products. When you purchase the bundle or collection you will receive a 10% discount. The collection includes Butterfly Bijou DSP and Natural Touch Specialty Paper, exclusive to the collection and only available during this promotion. The 10% discount on the Butterfly Brilliance Bundle will be continued in the new catalog.

Here are close-up pictures of the Butterfly Bijoux Designer Series Paper and the Natural Touch Specialty Paper.

Watch this video to see how to make two quick projects.

Here are a few samples created by Stampin’ Up! design artists.

Here’s To You is the March Paper Pumpkin kit. It consists of eight 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ cards, 2 each of 4 designs and coordinating envelopes. Coordinating colors are Bumblebee, Calypso Coral, Old Olive, Petal Pink, Pretty Peacock, Seaside Spray. Four stencils and a stamping sponge are included and everything comes in a cute and collectible box. Order now through March 10 at my Paper Pumpkin website. The kit will arrive in your mailbox by the 20th of the month. Check out this quick video.

Thanks for stopping by today!

Product List

Hello Pumpkin

Meet Hello Pumpkin, the September Paper Pumpkin kit! It is a multi-occasion kit that can be used to make 20 cracker box treat packages for Halloween, Thanksgiving or Fall.  The supplies can also be used to create cards as well. A variety of die cuts and reversible paper pieces will allow you to customize your creations.  Coordinating colors are: Bumble Bee, black, Cajun Craze, Cinnamon Cider, Mossy Meadow, Pumpkin Pie and white.  Deadline for subscribing is September 10th and you should receive the kit in your mailbox by the 20th of the month.

Paper Pumpkin is a monthly subscription with the option for month-to-month, 1, 3, 6 and 12 month plans. Each kit comes with everything you need to make the projects, which vary from cards to 3D to packaging. All you need is a pair of scissors. The kits include a photopolymer stamp set, all of the card bases and other cardstock, envelopes, die cuts, Stampin’ Spot ( mini ink pad), adhesives, and other accessories such as ribbons or gems. When you subscribe your firsts kit will also come with an acrylic block. A full color brochure shows a photo of each project and instructions for how to make them.

  • Month-to-Month – Pay as You Go – $22 Month
  • One Month Prepaid Subscription – $21
  • Three Month Prepaid Subscription – $63
  • Six Month Prepaid Subscription – $114
  • Twelve Month Prepaid Subscription – $220 (Buy 11, Get 1 Free)

Shipping calculated at checkout.

Click here to subscribe.

Thanks for stopping by today!

Box of Sunshine

Share a Box of Sunshine with the June Paper Pumpkin kit inspired by Sara Douglas, CEO of Stampin’ Up! Don’t you love how luscious this looks? Watch the video as Sara tells you all about the kit.

The kit includes supplies for 8 cards and envelopes, 2 each of four designs. The card size is 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″. Coordinating colors are: Basic Black, Bumblebee, Crushed Curry, Poppy Parade, Shaded Spruce, White and Gold. Bumblebee is one of the new 2020-2022 In Colors. This kit also includes extra pieces and stickers, including a sticker label to help you create cards and a Box of Sunshine filled with treats and goodies to send to a friend.

Click here to subscribe

You can subscribe to this kit now through June 10th. I have a feeling that this is going to be very popular so don’t delay!

Thanks for stopping by today!

Paper Pumpkin-Winter Wonders

The holiday season will be here before we know it. And along with putting up the Christmas tree and spending snowy nights by the fire, many of our Paper Pumpkin subscribers will be looking forward to opening their holiday kit. Christmastime papercrafting with Paper Pumpkin has become an annual tradition!

This October and November we are offering back-to-back coordinating kits, one with Christmas cards, the other with Christmas tags. While the kits have been designed to coordinate with one another each one is all-inclusive and can stand alone. Both kits make it easy for you to add a handmade, personal touch to your holiday giving—without a lot of fuss. It’s Christmas made easy with Paper Pumpkin!

The October kit includes supplies to make ten 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ cards and the coordinating colors are Early Espresso, Pool Party, Poppy Parade and Shaded Spruce. Subscribe now through October 10th by going to my Paper Pumpkin website here. The kit will arrive in your mailbox by the 20th of the month. The November kit includes supplies to make 24 holiday-themed gift tags of four different sizes and designs and the coordinating colors are the same as the ones in the October kit. You will be able to subscribe to the November kit from October 11- November 10th.

If you are new to stamping or to Paper Pumpkin, this would be a great time to give it a try. If you have subscribed in the past, you too might want to re-subscribe to get a jump on your holiday papercrafting.

Thanks for stopping by today!