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How to use Stampin' Blends markers - Snowman Shading

Stampin' Blends Markers, available November 1, 2017!!

Watch my video below for tips on how to color and shade this cute "Seasonal Chums" snowman!  I created this fun mini Pizza Box for a Luv 2 Stamp Group event and now I'm sharing with you!

 

Seasonal Chums snowman colored with Stampin' Up! Stampin' Blends markers on a darling Mini Pizza Box.  Christmas gift box idea by Patty Bennett

 

I hope you like this sweet little Mini Pizza Box!!  It is one of the 7 projects I prepared and brought for my Luv 2 Stamp group to create today at our Holiday Catalog stamping day!   I hope they enjoy it!  The snowman is stamped in Memento Black ink on Thick Whisper White cardstock and colored with the new Stampin' Blend markers!  Demonstrators were able to preorder these new markers Oct. 1 - 15, and GREAT NEWS! the markers be available to customers on Nov. 1st!!  Watch the video below for more info about using these great new alcohol markers to shade this cute snowman!

Please enjoy the tips in my VIDEO TUTORIAL BELOW for shading the snowman with the Stampin' Blends markers.

 


 

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Per my video above, you saw that I die cut the snowman with the matching Seasonal Tags framelit, but only used 1/2 of the stamp and framelit.  I just added the snowman "front" to my Mini Pizza box with Stampin' Dimensionals rather than die cutting the whole thing and making a folding tag.

 

Seasonal Chums snowman colored with Stampin' Up! Stampin' Blends markers on a darling Mini Pizza Box.  Christmas gift box idea by Patty Bennett

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Seasonal Chums snowman colored with Stampin' Up! Stampin' Blends markers on a darling Mini Pizza Box.  Christmas gift box idea by Patty Bennett

 

What would you put in this cute Mini Pizza Box this Christmas to give someone? 

Leave me a comment below.. I'm going to pick my favorite idea and send this box to the winner next week!!  :)

 

The top of the Mini Pizza Box is a 3-1/4" square of Pool Party cardstock, embossed with the Winter Wonder snowflake embossing folder, and then I added Wink of Stella to the snowflake. 

 

Seasonal Chums snowman colored with Stampin' Up! Stampin' Blends markers on a darling Mini Pizza Box.  Christmas gift box idea by Patty Bennett

 

As you can see above, I also colored a couple of the reindeer with the Stampin' Blends markers and then I made this cute Mini Pizza Box with both the snowman and reindeer! :)

 

  Seasonal Chums snowman colored with Stampin' Up! Stampin' Blends markers on a darling Mini Pizza Box.  Christmas gift box idea by Patty Bennett

 

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Ribbon of Courage Note Cards

Thank you so much for your kind comments and overwhelming response to my Ribbon of Courage project kit offer yesterday!! I'm so thrilled you enjoyed all of the ideas!

Today I am sharing the 4 note cards from the kit with you in case you didn't get a kit but would like to create them yourself.

 

Stampin' UP! Ribbon of Courage stamp set and Support Ribbon framelit dies encouragement note card idea by Patty Bennett

Above:

  • Whisper White note card base with 3-1/4" x 4-3/4" Flirty Flamingo mat
  • 3" x 4-1/2" piece of patterned paper from the Merry Little Christmas package (#144621)
  • Whisper White Stitched Shape Circle
  • Blushing Bride and Flirty Flamingo die cut flowers (from Support Ribbon framelits)
  • Stamped flower centers in Flirty Flamingo and punched with 1/2" circle punch
  • faith greeting (from Ribbon of Courage) stamped in Memento Black ink 

 All Stampin' UP! supplies are available in my online store.. scroll to the bottom of this post for all the online shopping links.

 

Stampin' UP! Ribbon of Courage stamp set and Support Ribbon framelit dies encouragement note card idea featuring Ruffled embossing folder by Patty Bennett

Above:

  • Whisper White note card base with 3-1/4" x 4-3/4" Flirty Flamingo mat embossed with Ruffled folder
  • 1-1/2"" x 4-3/4" piece of patterned paper from the Merry Little Christmas package (#144621)
  • Whisper White die cut heart from Sweet & Sassy heart framelits
  • Flirty Flamingo die cut heart (from Support Ribbon framelits)
  • Flirty Flamingo striped ribbon
  • Stamped flower in Flirty Flamingo from Ribbon of Courage set
  • Love and Hugs greeting (from Ribbon of Courage) stamped in Memento Black ink 

 

Stampin' UP! Ribbon of Courage stamp set and Support Ribbon framelit dies encouragement note card idea featuring Layered Leaves embossing folder by Patty Bennett

Above:

  • Whisper White note card base with 3-1/4" x 4-3/4" Blushing Bride cardstock mat embossed with Layered Leaves embossing folder
  • Whisper White die cut Oval from Layering Ovals framelits
  • Support Ribbon stamped in Blushing Bride from Ribbon of Courage set
  • faith greeting (from Ribbon of Courage) stamped in Memento Black ink 
  • White / Silver Edge ribbon around cardstock layer

 

Stampin' UP! Ribbon of Courage stamp set and Support Ribbon framelit dies encouragement note card idea by Patty Bennett

Above:

  • Whisper White note card base
  • Hearts stamped in background with Blushing Bride ink (from Ribbon of Courage)
  • Whisper White Stitched Shape Circle on top of Silver Foil Snowflake
  • Support ribbon stamped in Blushing Bride and die cut using Support Ribbon framelits
  • courage greeting (from Ribbon of Courage) stamped in Blushing Bride on Duet Banner punch piece

 

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Ribbon of Courage Project Kit for Sale

 

October is often associated with Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and I am excited to remind you about the Ribbon of Courage stamp set and coordinating Support Ribbon framelit die bundle that I helped design in 2015 during my million dollar achiever visit to Stampin' UP!

October Fundraiser: I have designed a project kit featuring a HOPE banner and 4 note cards to coordinate with the Ribbon of Courage bundle! I will be donating money from the profits of this Limited-Time Offer kit... read on for more info...

 

Stampin' Up! Ribbon of Courage Breast Cancer awareness month:  HOPE banner and 4 note card kit - limited time offer from Patty Bennett

I have a limited number of kits to sell, and you can buy one by clicking the link below.

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 Cost per kit is $36.00 + $4.00 shipping.

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  • each kit contains all of the consumable items you'll need to make the projects shown above
  • see the VIDEO BELOW in this post for more info about included items
  • the cost is $36.00 per kit + $4.00 shipping (first class bubble mailer)
  • this kit requires the separate purchase of the Ribbon of Courage bundle and additional Stampin' UP! supplies, scroll down for online store links to see the additional items required to complete the projects in this kit
  • stamped images are NOT included per Stampin' Up! policy, you will need to purchase the Ribbon of Courage bundle to complete the kit projects
  • kits mailed within 2 business days of completed purchase through PayPal

A portion of each kit sold will be donated to: TEAM HOPE of the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer annual walk!

 

RIBBON OF COURAGE BUNDLE:

If you have not purchased the Ribbon of Courage bundle yet (clear mount or wood mount available),  click an image below to purchase it through my online store.  You will need it to complete your kit projects.

Scroll down to see the other products you will also need to complete the stamping and assembly of your kit.


Watch the VIDEO BELOW for all the details about the projects in this kit and for instructions for assembling your Ribbon of Courage project kit projects!

 

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  Stampin' Up! Ribbon of Courage Breast Cancer awareness month:  HOPE banner and 4 note card kit - limited time offer from Patty Bennett

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Counting My Blessings Card

 

I hope you enjoy this beautiful fall card idea, featuring the Stampin' UP! "Count My Blessings" stamp set, Leaf Punch, Layered Leaves embossing folder and lovely fall color palette including Gold Foil Paper.

 

Count My Blessings thankful card idea featuring Stampin' UP! 2017 Holiday catalog products.  Leaf Punch and Layering Leaves embossing folder are a great duo!

 

I received a very similar card from one of my Luv 2 Stamp Group teammates, Melanie Hockin, and I decided to use the idea to create swap cards for the stamping / crafting cruise we went on last week!!  Thank you Melanie for the great idea!

  

Stamp, paper, scrap cruise 2017 Royal Caribbean, Liberty of the Seas card swap

 

There were over a dozen different swaps we could participate in on the cruise and I participated in 2 of them.  Most swaps had 16 participants.  Jenn, our hostess,  had it down to a science and lined us up and we swapped really quickly!

 If you would like to create these cards, you'll find all the Stampin' UP! product supply links to my online store at the bottom of this blog post.

 

Count My Blessings thankful card idea featuring Stampin' UP! 2017 Holiday catalog products and Gold Foil paper.  Leaf Punch and Layering Leaves embossing folder are a great duo!

 

Above: you can see 2 different versions of this card - one with Gold Glimmer paper leaves and one with Gold Foil leaves. Ultimately a I went with the Gold Foil leaves for my swap.

TIP! I actually cut the Gold Foil squares, then punched the 2 leaves from the middle of the foil from square :) to maximize my supplies :)

The greeting from Count My Blessings (pg 50 of the 2017 Stampin' Up! Holiday catalog) was stamped in Island Indigo on Very Vanilla cardstock that I die cut with the Stitched Shape framelits.  I also stamped the acorn image from the same set in Crumb Cake ink over the greeting, and added a gold enamel shape heart to each card.  It's layered onto the Gold foil paper.

 

Stamping supplies for Count My Blessings thankful card idea featuring Stampin' UP! 2017 Holiday catalog products.  Leaf Punch and Layering Leaves embossing folder are a great duo!

 

The background is embossed with the Layered Leaves embossing folder and Very Vanilla cardstock, layered onto Crumb Cake and Island Indigo.  The last color I used was Cajun Craze for some of the punched leaves.

 

Count My Blessings thankful card idea featuring Stampin' UP! 2017 Holiday catalog products.  Leaf Punch and Layering Leaves embossing folder are a great duo!

 

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Snowflake Winter Wonder Holiday Card

 

Today I am so excited to share a beautiful Champagne foil snowflake card idea with you, continuing with my series of Holiday project ideas from the of Year of Cheer Stampin' Up! suite!! 

 

Year of Cheer snowflake Winter Wonder embossing folder holiday card idea featuring Year of Cheer suite products from the Stampin' UP! 2017 Holiday catalog. by Patty Bennett

 

This festive snowflake card features the Stampin' Up! "Winter Wonder" snowflake embossing folder embossed with the Big Shot on Champagne foil paper. I've also added Year of Cheer Designer paper and Washi Tape.  All of these products are in the Year of Cheer suite, found on pages 36-37 in the Holiday catalog. 

 

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See this great snowflake embossing folder on page 37 in the 2017 Holiday catalog, or HERE in my online store.

 

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I think you could give this card for almost any occasion, just stamp or write a sentiment inside for birthday, wedding, Christmas, thinking of you ....

 

Year of Cheer snowflake Winter Wonder embossing folder holiday card idea featuring Year of Cheer suite products from the Stampin' UP! 2017 Holiday catalog. by Patty Bennett

 I die cut 2 scalloped circles using the Layering Circle framelits and Year of Cheer paper and put them on Stampin' Dimensionals in the center of the embossed snowflake.  I added a Clear Faceted gem to the center. 
 
The card base is Thick Whisper White cardstock cut at 4-1/4" x 11" and folded at the top, then I tied the 3/8" sliver edged metallic ribbon around the card.
 
Simple, elegant, shimmery and lovely!
 
 

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Video: Year of Cheer Stampin' Up! Holiday catalog product review

 I am excited to share a product review and an overview with you today of my Year of Cheer Suite holiday catalog projects, featuring new Stampin' Up! Holiday catalog crafting products!

 

Year of Cheer Holiday Catalog Suite of products from Stampin' Up!: Christmas card ideas, gift box ideas, Ghirardelli candy ideas and bonus birthday and wedding card ideas.

 

Check back often this week for more details on each of these beautiful, elegant Year of Cheer Suite holiday and non-holiday card and treat/gift projects. 

 

Please watch my FREE VIDEO Product Review below!

 


 

 

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You can view all of the Year of Cheer products here:

  • see pages 36 - 37 in the 2017 Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog
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If you love a little glitz, you are going to fall in love with the Year of Cheer specialty designer paper found on page 37 of the 2017 Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog, or HERE online.

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Video: How to make the Night in Bethlehem Trifold card

 

Yesterday I shared this beautiful Night in Bethlehem Christmas card with you, and today I have a video tutorial for you!

 

Night in Bethlehem tri fold card Christmas card featuring Champagne foil paper - 2017 Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog craft supplies. Card by Patty Bennett

 

Please enjoy this Free Video Tutorial to see how to put this trifold card together:

 


 

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I'm sharing the dimensions I used for each layer below. They are Whisper White cardstock and Dapper Denim Cardstock.  2 of the white pieces are embossed with the Holly embossing folder for added texture and holiday cheeriness.

 

Cutting and Scoring dimensions for my Night in Bethlehem tri fold card Christmas card featuring Champagne foil paper - 2017 Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog craft supplies. Card by Patty Bennett

 

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Glossy Background Daisy Card

 

I recently learned how to make this GORGEOUS Glossy Paper background, created with Stampin' UP! reinkers, Stampin' Spritzer, and a Wink of Stella pen!! Cindee taught me how to make this fun background, and we created 2 similar cards with this technique, both of them featuring the amazing Daisy Delight stamp and Daisy punch!  (save 10% and buy them together in a bundle from Stampin' Up!)

 

Glossy Paper / reinker background technique card idea featuring the Daisy Delight stamp set and Daisy punch.

 

These are the 2 cards we created with the glossy paper background technique.  The one on the right also features the same technique for the daisy and the Garden Trellis embossing folder on the Lemon Lime Twist cardstock.  The one on the left features a sponged daisy and the Oh My Stars embossing folder on the Lemon Lime Twist cardstock.

 

Glossy Paper / reinker background technique card idea featuring the Daisy Delight stamp set and Daisy punch and Lemon Lime Twist ombre ribbon.

 

 Both cards are finished off with the beautiful Lemon Lime Twist ombre ribbon, and clear Faceted Gems.

You can find all of these Stampin' UP! products in my online store here, or scroll to the bottom of this post for links to each product.

 

Glossy Paper / reinker background technique card idea featuring the Daisy Delight stamp set and Daisy punch and Oh My Stars embossing folder.

 Sponge Daubers are the key to creating the beautiful blended color on the daisy punch above!

I loved creating these cards with Cindee!! When she blogged these cards, she included a video tutorial. You can watch it here if you'd like to see how she created this background and the daisy. 

 

To create the glossy paper background, you'll need glossy paper, reinkers (ink refills), Stampin' Spritzer or small spray bottle with water, and a Clear Wink of Stella pen.  Read below for the instructions:

How to make the Glossy Background with reinker technique for card backgrounds featuring Stampin' Up! supplies.

 

How to make the glossy paper / reinker background with Stampin' UP! supplies.

 

 It's really so easy and you can create these backgrounds in ANY color combo. 

For these cards we used Soft Sky, Lemon Lime Twist and Dapper Denim Stampin' UP! ink refills, the Stampin' Spritzer and Clear Wink of Stella pen.

 

Below: all in one tutorial you can pin or print to save this technique for later!

Tutorial: how to create a glossy paper & reinker background for your cards or diy crafting projects with Stampin' UP! supplies.

 

Stampin' UP! Daisy Delight stamped on glossy paper / reinker background - punch with Daisy punch for card embellishment.

 

After I cut up my piece of glossy background paper, and used part of it on a card, I used the other part to stamp the Daisy Delight image in Memento Black ink, then punched them out with the daisy punch. SO pretty!

 

Stamp and punch Stampin' Up! Daisy Delight daisy and punch with Daisy Punch from glossy paper / reinker background paper.

 

 Be sure to slightly curl the petals of your daisy using your bone folder for a lovely dimensional look!

Glossy Paper / reinker background technique card idea featuring the Daisy Delight stamp set and Daisy punch and Garden Trellis embossing folder.

 

 I wanted the daisy to really stand out on this card, so I layered it onto a Whisper White circle that had been embossed with the Softly Falling embossing folder.. really a fun touch!

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Adorable Christmas Ornament card - Carols of Christmas Bundle

 

Available Today!

Carols of Christmas Bundle - pre-release from Stampin' UP!, August 2017!

 

Carols of Christmas Stampin' Up! bundle card idea with hanging ornaments, softly falling embossing folder, and die cut branch from the Seasonal Layers framelits. By Patty Bennett

 

 I wish you could all enjoy this Carols of Christmas card in person, because everyone I've shown it to so far says "Oh my gosh, this is SOOOO cute!!!" :)   This fun stamp set is an early release purchase opportunity, one month prior to the release of the 2017 Stampin' Up! Holiday catalog.  The bundle will be in the Holiday catalog but you can get it early starting today!

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Crafting tip .. color your rhinestones with Sharpie markers.. so perfect for a little bling in the center of each stamped ornament!!

 

Craft Tip! Color Stampin' UP! rhinestones with Sharpie markers to match your card or DIY Crafting project!

Cindee and I created this card together a couple weeks ago and I think there are several elements that just make this card so much fun:

  • Softly Falling embossing folder background (#139672)
  • die cut branch from the Seasonal Layers framelits (#143751)
  • colored rhinestones - use a Sharpie Marker!
  • stamped and die cut ornaments and holly, both from the Carols of Christmas bundle (wood mount #146036 / clear mount #146037)

 

Carols of Christmas Stampin' Up! bundle card idea with hanging ornaments, softly falling embossing folder, and die cut branch from the Seasonal Layers framelits. By Patty Bennett

 

A couple of tips when creating this Christmas Card:

  • stamp the hanging ornaments first
  • emboss the background next
  • stamp colored ornaments on a scrap and die cut, then add over the stamped ornaments with glue dots or fine-tip glue pen
  • add the die cut branch and holly with fine tip glue

  

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Video Tutorial: How to stamp the Climbing Orchids from Stampin' Up!

 

Please enjoy these card making tips and ideas in my free stamping video tutorial featuring the Stampin' Up! Climbing Orchid stamp set and Orchid Builder framelit set (save 10% -available in a bundle!).

 

Climbing Orchid stamp set and Orchid Builder bundle card ideas featuring Stampin Up! paper, stamps and ink.  By Patty Bennett

 

Above: Climbing Orchid top-fold card with embossing paste background and die cut branch from the Seasonal Layers framelit set!  (see this video for more info on embossing paste backgrounds). Colors: Lemon Lime Twist & Berry Burst.

Below:  Climbing Orchid card with Layered Leaves embossing folder background, and Everyday Jars die cut. Colors: Fresh Fig, Lemon Lime Twist and Berry Burst.  Greeting from the Beautiful Bouquet stamp set, stamped in Berry Burst on die cut Stitched Shaped Framelit Whisper White circle.

See the VIDEO BELOW this photo for all the details to create these dimensional, layered orchid cards!

 

Climbing Orchid stamp set and Orchid Builder bundle card ideas featuring Stampin Up! paper, stamps and ink.  By Patty Bennett

 

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Die Cutting Orchid Builder framelits with the Magnetic Platform and Big Shot from Stampin Up!

 

The Magnetic Platform makes die cutting the images so easy with the Big Shot!  Watch the video above for tips on die cutting and curling each flower petal with your Bone Folder.  I also colored the petals with my Clear Wink of Stella glitter brush. Watch the video above to see how, and click on any of the product photos at the bottom of this blog post to shop in my online Stampin' Up! store!

 

Die Cut pieces to assemble the climbing orchid flowers from Stampin' Up!.  Curl each petal with a bone folder and color with clear wink of stella!

 

Below: I used the same techniques described in the video above to create this note card. I sprayed each petal with a quick spritz of water from a Stampin' Spritzer to help the ink bleed just a little.

 

  Climbing Orchid stamp set and Orchid Builder bundle card ideas featuring Stampin Up! paper, stamps and ink.  By Patty Bennett

 

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Wedding Card idea with Climbing Orchids

 

We are so excited to celebrate the wedding of 2 very special people this weekend, and this is the handstamped card I made for them!  It features the new Stampin' UP! Climbing Orchid stamp set and matching Orchid Builder framelit dies.  If you haven't noticed this beautiful Orchid stamp set yet in the 2017 catalog, it's on page 21! (Hey, it's also a bundle.. save 10% when you buy them together #145334).

 

Climbing Orchid stamp set and Orchid Builder bundle from Stampin' Up! Wedding card idea with Layered Leaves embossing folder by Patty Bennett

 

I know this might not be a typical wedding card.. but as I was working on it, I thought it just might be the perfect wedding card for a summer outdoor wedding for Ashley and Dom!  I hope they love it! 

I promise I will have a video tutorial featuring this amazing Climbing Orchid bundle very soon for you!  There are several ways to use this stamp set and the matching framelits, so I know you are going to want to see all of my tips but I just couldn't wait to share this card with you!!

UPDATE:  the Video is Live!!  Watch my free Climbing Orchid video tutorial HERE!

 

Climbing Orchid stamp set and Orchid Builder bundle from Stampin' Up! Wedding card idea with Layered Leaves embossing folder and Everyday Jars by Patty Bennett

 

When you look at this Climbing Orchid stamp set (here online, pg 21 in the catalog), you'll see that there are MANY orchid images.  I used the outline images stamped in Archival Basic Black ink for this card, and colored them in with my Clear Wink of Stella pen acting as my paint brush, dipped into Lemon Lime Twist and Berry Burst ink!

Each flower has 2 or 3 layers, plus the center.  I also added a die cut branch from the Seasonal Layers framelit set, and put the branch into a die cut jar from the Everyday Jars framelit set.  I curled each petal with the bone folder.  I'll show you more about that in my upcoming video tutorial.

 

Climbing Orchid stamp set and Orchid Builder bundle from Stampin' Up! Wedding card idea with Beautiful Bouquet stamp set by Patty Bennett

 

The inside (and the oval tag on the front) are stamped with images from the Beautiful Bouquet stamp set in Berry Burst ink... truly one of the most versatile sets in the whole catalog!  Find it on page 92 or here online.

The card base and greetings are all Berry Burst.  One of the new 2017-2019 In Colors.

 

Climbing Orchid stamp set and Orchid Builder bundle from Stampin' Up! Wedding card idea with Layered Leaves embossing folder by Patty Bennett

 

Although it might be hard to see in the photos, the white background is embossed with the Layered Leaves embossing folder, found on page 211 in the Stampin' Up! catalog or HERE in my online Stampin' Up! store.  It's pretty subtle, but lends a very elegant touch!

I also added Wink of Stella to the water in the Everyday Jars die cut so that the blue would shimmer like water.

The Happy Wedding day greeting is also in the Beautiful Bouquet stamp set (mentioned above) and was stamped in Berry Burst on a Stitched Shape framelit oval die cut in Whisper White on the Big Shot. 

 

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Grown with Love Watering Can Card Idea

 

Ready for more flower card ideas!?  You know I love to stamp and create cards with Stampin' Up! flower images!! :)  I cannot take credit for the design of these 2 amazing  "Grown with Love bundle" cards, but I did stamp them!!  My friend Cindee designed these cards and we make them when I stamped at her house recently!

 

2 stamped card ideas featuring the Stampin' UP! Grown with Love bundle. Watering Can card and flower pot card.

 

We created 2 cards with the Grown with Love bundle, one using the watering can image, and one using the flower pot stamp. Both are filled with stamped flowers!!  We are saving the little red wagon for next time. 

 You'll find this fabulous Grown with Love bundle on page 22 of your current 2017-2018 Stampin' Up! catalog, or, scroll to the bottom of this post to click on any product photo to go to the online store.

 

Stamped card idea featuring the Stampin' UP! Grown with Love bundle. Watering Can card with flower bouquet.

Above, Watering Can Card:  We stamped the watering can in Smoky Slate ink on Whisper White cardstock, and stamped the flower images using our Stampin' Write markers, then we die cut them both with the matching Garden Grown framelit die set.  Hey, it's also a BUNDLE!! Save 10% when you buy the stamp set and framelits together!

Using Stampin' Write markers it the best way to get all those amazing colors on one stamp.  We also stamped 3 of the flowers again on a scrap and die cut those to add to the image with the new mini Stampin' Dimensionals!!  LOVE those!!!

Stampin' Write Marker Colors used: Lemon Lime Twist, Berry Burst, Fresh Fig, Powder Pink and Tranquil Tide (all 5 of the  new 2017-2019 In Colors).

 

Stamped card idea featuring the Stampin' UP! Grown with Love bundle. Watering Can card with flowers.

Our watering can is also embellished with rhinestone jewels and some Fresh Fig ribbon!!  So striking!!  Everything was mounted onto a "Lots of Labels" framelit die (cut with Whisper White cardstock), then onto a strip of Lemon Lime Twist designer paper from the Fresh Florals paper stack and onto a 4"x5-1/4" top fold card.

We flicked the Fresh Fig marker onto the Lots of Labels die cut piece.. I love how it gives some added interest and almost looks a bit like baby's breath in the bouquet!

  

Below, Pocket Card: Our 2nd card featuring the Grown with Love bundle is a pull-up pocket card.  Cindee designed a simple Cajun Craze cardstock pocket featuring the front flap embossed with the Layered Leaves embossing folder, and then a piece of Whisper White cardstock that slips in the pocket.  The insert was also stamped with a flower and leaves from the Grown with Love stamp set, and decorated at the top with a Tab Punch and the Tabs for Everything stamp set.  This Tabs for Everything set and punch is ALSO a bundle available at 10% savings!  See page 43 in your current 2017-2018 Stampin' Up! catalog.

 

Stamped pull-up pocket card idea featuring the Stampin' UP! Grown with Love bundle. Flower pot card.

 

We stamped the flowers/leaves onto White Glossy Cardstock for a little crisper look than just Whisper White, then die cut the whole image out.  Like the watering can card above, we stamped and die cut extra flowers to add to the bouquet. 

The pot was stamped with Cajun Craze ink onto Whisper White cardstock.. probably should have tried out the glossy paper for that too!

 

Stamped pull-up pocket card idea featuring the Stampin' UP! Grown with Love bundle. Flower pot card.

Cindee is the queen of adding just the right touch to each card.. I would not have thought to add linen thread to the pot, but doesn't that look too cute!?  We also added glitter enamel dots to each flower center.

As I mentioned above.. the front of this pocket card is embossed with the Layered Leaves embossing folder... a little hard to see in the photos, but it adds so much to this card!!

The pot and flowers were mounted onto a Stitched Shape framelit circle die cut with Peekaboo Peach cardstock, and then we added Peekaboo Peach Crinkled Seam Binding ribbon.. just the perfect touch of color!

 

I hope you enjoyed these fun card ideas!!  I appreciate your order in my online Stampin' Up! store if you would like to purchase supplies to make some of these cards.

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Hello Baby "A Little Wild" card for Tucker

 

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I just love how sweet this adorable Baby card turned out!!!  I stamped a couple of slightly different versions, but both use the same supplies from the "A Little Wild" stamp set / Little Loves framelits dies bundle, and the super amazing Layered Leaves embossing folder.

 

Baby card idea featuring Stampin' UP! A Little Wild bear stamp and matching Little Loves framelit dies.  Bee Hive and bees stamped on Stitched Shape framelits. Layered Leaves embossing folder background. Card by Patty Bennett

 

Many of you have heard me talk about my nephew David and his wife Holly; she makes the wonderful personalized stamps at BurnsNestDesigns, and I made this baby card for Holly & David, because they just welcomed Tucker to their sweet little family!! 

 

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I embossed the background layer with Lemon Lime Twist cardstock and the Layering Leaves embossing folder (pg 211 in the 2017 Stampin' UP! catalog, #143704), and used Fast Fuse adhesive to add it to a Whisper White thick note card. 

I stamped the bear on Watercolor paper and colored him in with my aquapainter and Soft Suede ink.

 

Baby card idea featuring Stampin' UP! A Little Wild bear stamp and matching Little Loves framelit dies.  Bee Hive and bees stamped on Stitched Shape framelits. Layered Leaves embossing folder background. Card by Patty Bennett

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Layering Leaves embossing folder (pg 211 in the 2017 Stampin' UP! catalog, #143704)

This super fun "A Little Wild" bundle is so unique! Each of the 3 animals has a "front and back" and the framelits die cut both the front and back at once with a little "loop" so you can create a tag if you wish!! 

Watch a Stampin' UP! video with more info HERE.

Find the "A Little Wild" set and bundle on page 108 in the 2017-2018 Stampin UP! Catalog, or HERE in my online store for the wood mount option. Clear mount option also available.

 

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I finished both cards with the Ombre Lemon Lime Twist ribbon, and the bee hive and bees stamped in Archival black ink on a die cut Whisper White Stitched Shape circle.  I colored them in with my aquapainter and Daffodil Delight ink.  It's probably not easy to see, but I used Wink of Stella on the bees and they are super cute.

"Hello Baby" was stamped in black on Whisper White and punched with the Classic Label punch.  The words are from the Baby Bear stamp set, pg 110.

 

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HUGS DIY Gift Bags for my Luv 2 Stamp Group!

 

Today is our big Stampin' Up! event! I am bringing cute DIY Gift Bags to thank the demonstrators who have helped with our Luv 2 Stamp Group meeting.  We are gathering with Gina Cardera's group at the Garre Winery in Livermore CA today!  We are in  for a fun time playing with new Stampin' Up! products, swapping, learning tips, having a yummy lunch, and meeting new friends! 

 

DIY gift bags for Luv 2 Stamp Group meeting helpers, featuring Stampin' UP! Lovely Words framelits, Delightful Daisy paper, Ruffled embossing folder, and gold striped gift bags. Join our team!

 

These are some of the gifties for helpers and presenters that I'm bringing.  I made some fun tags for their bags of goodies.. giving each person a HUG from me and several rolls of new ribbon! :)

I made the tag with the Lovely Words "hugs" thinlit die and the layering circles scallop framelit.  You can WATCH THE VIDEO here to see how to create these hugs embellishments.

I die cut a circle from the Delightful Daisy designer paper and the Layering circle framelits to place behind the "hugs" die cut.  I layered it onto a 2"x6" piece of cardstock that was embossed with the new RUFFLED embossing folder.  I punched the end of the tag with the wonderful Banner Triple Punch, then attached them to the cello bags with new Stampin' Up! ribbon. 

 

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I know it's probably hard to see, but I embossed the tags with the new Ruffled embossing folder and they are really cool in person!  See it on page 211 of your new Stampin' Up! catalog or HERE in my online store.

 

144137 Delightful Daisy designer paper and coordinating colors - new 2017 2018 Stampin' Up! catalog. Shop online at www.pattystamps.com

 

Each bag is tied up with new ribbon, either Flirty Flamingo or Peekaboo Peach striped ribbon or Peekaboo Peach Crinkled Seam Binding ribbon.

 

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The tags are all cut with the Stampin' Trimmer in Peekaboo Peach, Flirty Flamingo and Calypso Coral cardstock

The "hugs" are all die cut with Flirty Flamingo cardsctock.

 

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We also have fun door prizes or "Prize Patrol" as we like to call it at our events.. so I am bringing lots of new products in the new Gold striped bags for prize patrol!   I stamped YAY! from the "Super Duper" stamp set in Pumpkin Pie ink on Peekaboo Peach cardstock (because isn't that what you'd say if you won prize patrol?) and punched it with the new Starburst punch, then layered with new gold mini sequin trim, silver trim ribbon and a silver metallic doily!  I topped off the cute tags with stars from the Metallic Enamel Shapes package.

 

DIY gift bags for Luv 2 Stamp Group meeting helpers, featuring Stampin' UP! gold striped gift bags. Join our team!

I hope you will check back in the coming weeks for photos and more info about our event!! 

TOMORROW I'll have a video tutorial and info for you about how to use the new Stampin' Up! embossing paste, which is what I am presenting at our event today!

 

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Celebrating the Graduates!

 

Are you celebrating any graduations or other events this summer?  You could use this Stampin' Up! Celebrations Duo embossing folder card idea in any color combo to personalize your project!

 

Lovely Inside and Out Lemon Lime Twist Celebrations Duo embossing folder card idea with Stampin' Up! supplies by Patty Bennett

 

I sent this card with a Target gift card to celebrate a recent college graduation.  I thought it was fun and festive!  I hope they enjoyed it!

When I embossed the celebrate sentiment, it "debossed" the greeting (it's depressed into the cardstock) so in order for it to pop, I stamped over it with a new sunburst image stamp from the Lovely Inside and Out stamp set, new from Stampin' Up!, found on page 157 in the new 2017/2018 catalog.

I used Lemon Lime Twist, a fun new 2017-2019 In Color, and accents of black on this card.

 

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Supplies for the Lovely Inside and Out Lemon Lime Twist Celebrations Duo embossing folder card idea with Stampin' Up! supplies by Patty Bennett

 

The Lemon Lime Twist designer paper comes from the Eastern Palace Specialty designer paper package (available early, click here), and the black and white pattern is found in the Pick a Pattern DSP package (#144163, pg 188) - available on June 1, 2017 in the new catalog.

Did you also notice the lovely Lemon Lime Twist ribbon!?  Yummy!!  All the new In Color ribbon is AMAZING!!!

 

Lovely Inside and Out Lemon Lime Twist Celebrations Duo embossing folder card idea with Stampin' Up! supplies by Patty Bennett

 

I decided to decorate the inside of the card with a few more stamped sunburst images in Lemon Lime Twist, and also added a little love on the back of the card with a die cut HUGS from the new Lovely Words thinlits!  For info on my fun personalized stamp, check out this special offer from Holly - click here!

 

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