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Heartfelt Blooms Sale-a-Bration stamped card ideas

 

Stampin' UP! Sale-a-Bration 2018 Heartfelt Blooms floral stamp set card ideas from Patty Bennett featuring In Colors and the Petal Pair embossing folder.

 

I pulled out some Stampin' UP! In Colors to create today's cards for you!  These Heartfelt Blooms cards feature Peekaboo Peach, Flirty Flamingo, Sweet Sugarplum, Berry Burst and one "non" In Color, Calypso Coral.

 

The beautiful Heartfelt Blooms set is one of the 2018 Stampin' Up! Sale-a-Bration stamp sets you might select with your $50 order during Sale-a-Bration!  See it on page 4 of the brochure, or pictured below:

Stampin' UP! Sale-a-Bration 2018 Heartfelt Blooms floral stamp set

Speaking of In Colors.. please do take note of the 2016-2018 In Color Palette (here)... because retiring In Color ink pad refills and cardstock are always hard to come by after they retire.. so don't be stuck without your favorites!

 

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CRAFTING TIP: use your Stampin' Blends alcohol marker to custom color your Metallic Enamel Shape accents to match your handstamped cards!

 

Design Tips to Note:

  • Use a Stampin' Blends marker to color your Metallic Enamel shapes to coordinate with your project (above).  I used Light Rich Razzleberry and Light Calypso Coral on these cards
  • Use the Petal Pair embossing folder (below) on the left side of this card for an added touch of dimension and flowers (it's on pg 23 of the 2018 Occasions catalog and EASY TO MISS!)
  • Try out several different ribbons when making cards like these.. I used Peekaboo Peach Seam Binding, Berry Burst metallic edge ribbon, Berry Burst Seam Binding and the FREE Calypso Coral shimmery ribbon (pg 9 in the Sale-a-Bration brochure).   (See all of these products at the bottom of this blog post.. click any photo to shop in my online Stampin' Up! store)

 

Stampin' UP! Sale-a-Bration 2018 Heartfelt Blooms floral stamp set card ideas from Patty Bennett featuring In Colors and the Petal Pair embossing folder.

 

 3 Suggested Stampin' UP! Color Combo ideas for the Heartfelt Blooms cards:

Color combo ideas for Stampin' UP! Sale-a-Bration 2018 Heartfelt Blooms floral stamp set card ideas from Patty Bennett featuring In Colors and the Petal Pair embossing folder.

 

What is Sale-a-Bration 2018? click to learn more about it!

 

Stampin' UP! shared an awesome video using this Heartfelt Blooms floral stamp.. watch it below!

 

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Smitten Mitten Penguins!

 

You probably know, I love penguins!  Our Christmas tree has close to 100 penguin ornaments, we have dozens of stuffed animal penguins that we put out at Christmas, and we wrap lots of our Christmas presents in penguin paper! :)   So I'm sure you can imagine that when I saw Brian King share the idea of penguins created from the Smitten Mitten bundle / Many Mittens framelits dies, I knew I had to create my own!!  This idea was shared at World Card Making day in Oct., and it's been on my to-do list ever since then!

Many Mittens penguin Penguin Christmas card featuring Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog products, by Patty Bennett

 

The background paper of this card is found in the Christmas Around the World paper pack, and the die cut trees are from the Santa's Sleigh framelits and the Naturally Eclectic paper pack.  I mounted them onto an Island Indigo side fold card.

 

The Mittens are RETIRING!!!

I am so sad that this adorable bundle (Smitten Mittens stamp set and Many Mittens framelits) are on the retiring list this year!  If you don't have them yet, you need them NOW!

CLICK to buy the bundle here, or CLICK to buy the framelits here (ON SALE now!)

 

Many Mittens penguin Penguin Christmas idea featuring Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog products, by Patty Bennett

You can see the die cut pieces above to create these cute penguins!

  • Cut 2 basic black mittens
  • Cut 1 whisper white mitten (cut off thumb and trim down sides)
  • Cut 1 additional mitten in any color for hat, and emboss with the Cable Knit embossing folder
  • trim and embellish as desired
  • Use the Fox Builder Punch (shown below) for the feet and nose
  • Draw eyes with a Sharpie or use small round stamps

 

Use Fox Builder punch for the Many Mittens penguin feet and nose

 

I had fun embellishing the caps with the Cable Knit embossing folder, and ribbon and tinsel trim!  I also used one of the holly/berry stitched felt embellishments, and cut off the leaves to use the 3 berries as a hat topper :)

 

Use the Cable Knit embossing folder and ribbon or tinsel trims for the Many Mittens Penguin caps, by Patty Bennett

I also made one penguin into a Christmas Tree ornament, or you could use it as a "to from" tag.

 

Cute ornament or Christmas tag idea featuring Many Mittens penguin Penguin "punch art" with Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog products, by Patty Bennett

 

The penguin is mounted on a Whisper White stitched shape oval and then onto a Lots of Label die cut in Old Olive cardstock, with some patterned paper from the Christmas Around the World designer paper pack.

For the 2 bows (green and red) I die cut them from the Christmas Around the World designer paper and the matching Christmas Lamppost thinlits. 

The Merry Christmas banner is stamped using the images in the Merry Cafe stamp set, Real Red ink, and a new die coming up in the 2018 Occasions catalog.

 

  Many Mittens penguin Penguin Christmas card and ornament featuring Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog products, by Patty Bennett

See.. I wasn't kidding.. we definitely celebrate a penguin Christmas with our tree and gifts :)

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Thank you for joining me today! I hope you enjoyed a little Penguin Christmas treat!

  

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Stampin' UP! Quilted Christmas Squares & Video Product Review

 

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Are you a quilter? Or, are you like me... you'd love to take up quilting but can't fit it in right now?  How about creating fun paper quilt squares instead?  I loved playing with the Quilted Christmas paper and stamp set to create quilt squares!   Check out the Quilted Christmas Suite on pages 4 and 5 in the 2017 Stampin' Up! Holiday catalog! (see it HERE online)

These beautiful quilted paper squares were created by the Luv 2 Stamp Group!

Stampin' UP! Quilted Christmas suite - Christmas Quilt paper squares by the Luv 2 Stamp Group

Stampin' UP! Quilted Christmas suite - Christmas Quilt paper squares by the Luv 2 Stamp Group

 

Isn't the variety amazing!?  All the same basic supplies, yet what a variety of designs!

 

Check out all the Quilted Christmas Supplies on the Retiring List Here!! 

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BELOW: This is the square I created for our Quilt Square Swap!

 

  Stampin' UP! Quilted Christmas suite - Christmas Quilt paper squares by Patty Bennett

 

Once you start playing with the Christmas Quilt stamp set and Quilt Builder framelit dies in the Christmas Quilt bundle it becomes really fun and it's amazing what you can create with this bundle and the Quilted Christmas 6x6 paper stack! (see the bottom of this post for links to these supplies!)

 

How to stamp the Stampin' UP! Quilted Christmas suite - Christmas Quilt paper squares by Patty Bennett

 

I stamped the stitched outline first in Basic Gray ink, then filled in the "pieces" with Real Red, Pool Party and Lemon Lime Twist ink, on Whisper White cardstock (above).

I die cut them with the outline die in the Quilt Builder framelit (below).

 

  Stampin' UP! Quilted Christmas suite - Christmas Quilt paper squares by Patty Bennett

 

I embossed the 2-3/4" Whisper White square with the Quilt Top embossing folder, layered the die cut quilt pieces on top of it, and then layered them all onto Real Red or Lemon Lime Twist scalloped squares (from the Layering Squares framelits) and then onto 3-1/4" cardstock squares.  I added White Perfect accents to the center of some of the squares.

 

Please enjoy my VIDEO BELOW featuring these quilt squares as well as some card ideas!

 



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Thank you for joining me today! Let me know if I can help you with some of your own Quilted Christmas squares!

 

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Smitten Mittens and Snowflake embossing folder card

 

It may not be frosty cold here in California, but we still have occasions to wear mittens in the cool nights. :)   I thought these adorable mittens from Stampin' Up! were so cute and wanted to feature them in a fun card for you today!

 

Smitten Mittens snowflake card featuring Stampin' Up! holiday catalog stamps and embossing folder by Patty Bennett

 

I was originally inspired by a card done by Barbara Strauss Nagle, and put my own twists on it.  I stamped the background with Pool Party ink on Whisper White cardstock using the Marbled background stamp (pg 165 2017 Annual Stampin' Up! catalog), and then embossed it with the Winter Wonder snowflake embossing folder.

Doesn't the marbled background stamp make it look like swirling wind and snow?

The snowflakes are stamped in Pool Party ink, and the greeting (from Hearts Come Home stamp set) is stamped in Island Indigo ink.

 

Smitten Mittens snowflake card featuring Stampin' Up! holiday catalog stamps and embossing folder by Patty Bennett

 

The mittens are die cut using the Many Mittens framelit dies on pg 38 of the 2017 Holiday catalog.  I used stamp images from the Smitten Mittens stamp set - buy these together and SAVE 10% on the bundle!

I finished off the mittens with stamped and die cut images from the Smitten Mittens bundle and the blue Glitter Enamel shapes.   The mittens are "tied together" with silver trim from the Mini Tinsel Trim combo pack. 

Watch the Smitten Mittens Stampin' Up! Video below for more ideas!

 

 

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Love and Hugs Ribbon of Courage note card

 

Sending Love and Hugs to you!!  I love this sweet and thoughtful sentiment in the Ribbon of Courage stamp set!!

 

Ribbon of Courage note card - Sending Love and Hugs featuring Sweetheart Embossing folder from Stampin' UP!, by Patty Bennett

 

I also love how well the heart theme of this card pairs up with the Sweetheart Embossing folder from Stampin' Up!.  Find it on page 210 of the 2017 -2018 Annual Catalog or HERE online.

When you emboss with this folder, it leaves the heart shape flat (un-embossed) so that you can either stamp there, or add your own embellishment.  I added a stamped heart from the Ribbon of Courage stamp set on a die cut heart from the Sweet & Sassy framelit set.

 

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Ribbon of Courage note card - Sending Love and Hugs featuring Sweetheart Embossing folder from Stampin' UP!, by Patty Bennett

This sweet, thick Whisper White note card is finished off with a piece of black and white plaid paper from the Merry Little Christmas pack (pg 12 of the 2017 Holiday catalog), and a silver foil doily and die cut flower and leaves from the Support Ribbon framelit set. 

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The final finishing touch is the 3/8" Metallic-Edge Silver ribbon.

 

Ribbon of Courage note card - Sending Love and Hugs featuring Sweetheart Embossing folder from Stampin' UP!, by Patty Bennett

 

I die cut a flower and leaves from the Ribbon of Courage bundle (Support Ribbon framelits) and layered them on top of the silver foil doily.  Using Glue Dots to attach the embellishment layers is a quick and simple adhesive solution.

 

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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.

 SOLD OUT

 Cost per kit is $36.00 + $4.00 shipping.

 I ship to U.S. addresses only.

 

3:00pm Pacific Time 10/13/17 UPDATE:

kits are more than 1/2 gone... don't delay if you want one!

 

  • 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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Click HERE to shop the entire Year of Cheer Suite in my online store.

 

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
  • click HERE to see the Year of Cheer Suite online

 

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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.

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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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