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Merry Music French Horn Christmas Card idea

 

This French horn die cut from the Stampin' UP! Musical Season bundle immediately took me back to Jr. High when I played the clarinet... oh my... I wasn't that good, but I was in the band and orchestra, and vividly remember playing "The Entertainer" at my Jr. High graduation reception... WHY do I remember that so vividly?  I don't know!! LOL

Anyway.. this Musical Season bundle would make a great card for anyone musical, or anyone who loves classical holiday images such as the stamps in this set, the die cut images, or the beautiful Merry Music designer paper! All supplies can be found in the 2017 Holiday catalog, or in my online store here.

 

Musical Season French Horn Christmas card idea featuring Stampin' Up! Holiday catalog products including Merry Music designer paper.  by Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

 

I die cut the french horn with the Gold Foil paper from Stampin' UP! and added a gold metallic foil doily and gold enamel shapes to bring in a little more gold on these cards.  The mini dimensionals are PERFECT for adding to the back of the French horn before adding to the card!

Holiday Catalog paper: Each card also features the Merry Music paper (pg 13, #144623).  On some cards, I added the gold/white plaid from the Year of Cheer paper (pg 37, #144640), and on others I used the green/black plaid paper from the Merry Little Christmas pack (pg 12, #144621).  Couldn't decide which one I liked better, so  I made a bunch of both.

 

Musical Season French Horn Christmas card idea featuring Stampin' Up! Holiday catalog products including Merry Music designer paper.  by Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

I stamped Peace Joy Love in Real Red on Very Vanilla cardstock as the greeting for this card.    I also stamped onto the Merry Music with the holly leaf sprig and the harp in Pear Pizzazz ink and Soft Suede ink.

 

Musical season bundle from the Stampin' Up! 2017  Holiday catalog - click shop online at www.pattystamps.com

See this great bundle on page 25 in the 2017 Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog, or

click here for wood mount bundle online #146048

click here for clear mount bundle online #146049

 

Used 3 different dsp

144623 Merry Music Stampin Up designer paper click shop online at pattystamps.com

See this great music theme paper on page 13 in the 2017 Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog, or

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144621 Merry Little Christmas Stampin Up designer paper click shop online at pattystamps.com

See this great black/white/green theme paper on page 12 in the 2017 Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog, or

click here to shop online #144621

 

144640 Year of Cheer Stampin Up designer paper click shop online at pattystamps.com

See this great foil paper on page 37 in the 2017 Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog, or

click here to shop online #144640

 

Musical Season French Horn Christmas card idea featuring Stampin' Up! Holiday catalog products including Merry Music designer paper.  by Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

I added Touches of Nature wood elements to the cards as well. I colored some of them with Real Red ink and a sponge dauber:

Touches of nature wood elements sponge dauber stampin up pattystamps

 

Musical Season French Horn Christmas card idea featuring Stampin' Up! Holiday catalog products including Merry Music designer paper.  by Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

Musical Season French Horn Christmas card idea featuring Stampin' Up! Holiday catalog products including Merry Music designer paper.  by Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

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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. 

 

144686 Winter Wonder snowflake embossing folder from Stampin' UP!  - click shop online at www.pattystamps.com

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

 

Stampin' UP! Year of Cheer suite of holiday crafting products from the 2017 Holiday catalog.  Click shop online at www.PattyStamps.com

 

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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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Ghirardelli Chocolate Holiday Gift Ideas

 

Thank you for your super kind comments about my Year of Cheer Holiday Catalog product review and projects that I've been sharing with you this week!!!  Perhaps my favorite projects in this collection are the Ghirardelli Chocolate Holiday Gift Ideas featuring candy wrapped in the Year of Cheer specialty foil paper!!!

I'm highlighting 3 different ideas for you today, each featuring Ghirardelli chocolate!!!

 

Year of Cheer Stampin' UP! Christmas / Holiday gift giving idea featuring Ghirardelli chocolate and fun metallic snowflakes and embellishments and acetate gift box by Patty Bennett

 

Above: here are 6 Ghirardelli chocolates, each wrapped up in a scrap of Year of Cheer paper, and neatly snuggled into the new Clear Acetate Gift Box from Stampin' UP!  You'll be able to view the details of these great clear gift boxes on page 13 of the 2017 Holiday Catalog, or HERE in my online store.

 I decorated my box with a foil snowflake, stamped stitched shape circle (Snowflake Sentiment set, pg 35), Silver Tinsel (pg 21), Banners punched from Year of Cheer paper (Banner Triple punch), and Year of Cheer embellishments (pg 37).  You might ask why I stamped with Cajun Craze ink?  I think it looks great with the Copper paper and accents!

The Year of Cheer paper, is easy to miss.. check out the bottom of page 37 to see it.  I am telling you.. EVERY person I've shown these projects to has said, "Wait, where is that paper??"... I do think it's easy to overlook it in the catalog!  (see it HERE online).

 

Below: this is what the back looks like. If you wrap the Champagne foil belly band around and put the seam under the embellishment in the front, you don't see the seam on the back.

You can see here that the 6 medium size Ghirardelli chocolates fit PERFECTLY into the clear acetate gift box!!!!

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Year of Cheer Stampin' UP! Christmas / Holiday gift giving idea featuring Ghirardelli chocolate and fun metallic snowflakes and embellishments and Acetate gift box by Patty Bennett

 

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Below:  I had 4 Ghirardelli candy pieces left over, so I wrapped each one with Year of Cheer paper, put a glue dot in between each one, stacked them up, and tied them up with some Silver edged ribbon!!  how fun! How quick!  How Cute! :)

 

Year of Cheer Stampin' UP! Christmas / Holiday gift giving idea featuring Ghirardelli chocolate and fun metallic embellishments by Patty Bennett

 

Year of Cheer paper is on the bottom of page 37 (2017 Holiday catalog), or see it HERE online.

 

144640 Year of Cheer Stampin Up designer paper - click shop online at www.pattystamps.com

 

My 3rd Ghirardelli candy holiday gift idea for you today is simply to take a large chocolate bar and wrap the Year of Cheer paper around it, and add an embellishment.  I used a Silver Foil Snowflake, and punched/die cut elements from the Year of Cheer paper and Whisper White paper.   The for you stamp is found in the annual catalog in the Birthday Blooms stamp set #140655 / 140658

Year of Cheer Stampin' UP! Christmas / Holiday gift giving idea featuring Ghirardelli chocolate and fun metallic snowflakes and embellishments by Patty Bennett

 

See this project in my video HERE.

 

More supplies I used on these projects today are shown below:

Foil Snowflakes #144642

Year of Cheer Embellishments #144643

Year of Cheer paper #144640

3/8" Silver Metallic-edge ribbon

Supplies for Year of Cheer Stampin' UP! Christmas / Holiday gift giving idea featuring Ghirardelli chocolate and fun metallic snowflakes and embellishments by Patty Bennett

 

Hoping you enjoyed these ideas!!!  I enjoyed creating them and sharing with you!

 

Year of Cheer Stampin' UP! Christmas / Holiday gift giving idea featuring Ghirardelli chocolate and fun metallic embellishments by Patty Bennett

 

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Year of Cheer Note Card set in Acetate Gift Box

 

One of the holiday gift giving ideas I featured in my Year of Cheer suite product review video yesterday was this Acetate gift box with set of 4 cards and envelopes inside.  The cards feature gold, silver, copper and champagne foil paper, accents and embellishments as well as other fun products from the Stampin' Up! 2017 Holiday catalog.

 

Year of Cheer suite from Stampin' Up!, 2017 Holiday catalog. Note card set in Acetate gift box, perfect for Christmas gift giving! by Patty Bennett

 

These wonderful Acetate boxes are NEW in the Holiday catalog, and you might laugh at this, but they are hard to see.. not just because they are clear (LOL), but because there are SO many new products in this catalog, and there is just so much to grab your attention that you literally might MISS THEM!!  They are shown on the middle of page 13 in the catalog, #144628, or click HERE to see them in my online store.

Now, here is the exciting part.. you get 10 in the package for only $6.50!! whohooo!!

 

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Year of Cheer suite from Stampin' Up!, 2017 Holiday catalog. Note card set in Acetate gift box, perfect for Christmas gift giving! by Patty Bennett

 

As you can see in this blog post and on my video yesterday, I put a set of 4 cards with envelopes in my box.  You could probably fit 5 or 6 if you had very few embellishments, but I think 4 is a really comfortable number, AND it makes a GREAT gift!!

I featured the Year of Cheer specialty paper (shown below) on each card.

 

144640 Year of Cheer Stampin Up specialty foil paper great for holidays or other special cards! click shop online at www.pattystamps.com

 

While I did concentrate most of my Year of Cheer projects toward Christmas and the Holiday season, these products are not just for the holidays... check out the wedding (or anniversary) card I created with these products below!

 

Wedding Card idea featuring Silver Foil paper and Gold Foil Snowflake. Year of Cheer suite from Stampin' Up!, 2017 Holiday catalog. Note card set in Acetate gift box, perfect for Christmas gift giving! by Patty Bennett

 

I decided to try out something fun with the Gold Foil Snowflake.. I punched a circle out of the center of the snowflake and added it to a Very Vanilla stitched shape framelit circle, then attached the outer ring of the snowflake to the back of the die cut circle... nobody will ever know.. oh .. well, just those of you reading this :)

 

Wedding Card idea featuring Silver Foil paper and Gold Foil Snowflake. Year of Cheer suite from Stampin' Up!, 2017 Holiday catalog. Note card set in Acetate gift box, perfect for Christmas gift giving! by Patty Bennett

The wedding card above features the Silver Foil Paper as the card base, and what I call the "fireworks" pattern of Year of Cheer paper.

The Season's Greetings card below features the Gold Foil Paper for the card base and gold plaid pattern from the Year of Cheer paper package. Both cards feature a gold foil snowflake, Very Vanilla Stitched Shape die cut circle, and stamped images from the Cheers to the Years stamp set.

All products are available in my online store.. scroll to the bottom of this post to click on any product image and go right to my store to make your purchase.

 

Season's Greetings card idea featuring Gold Foil paper and Gold Foil Snowflake. Year of Cheer suite from Stampin' Up!, 2017 Holiday catalog. Note card set in Acetate gift box, perfect for Christmas gift giving! by Patty Bennett

Above, I also added these details to this Season's Greetings Card:

  • Year of Cheer Washi Tape
  • Year of Cheer gold embellishment
  • Metallic enamel shapes (gold stars)
  • 3/8" Metallic gold edge ribbon

 

Below is a close up of the decorated Acetate box. 

Acetate Gift box featuring Gold Foil Snowflake. Year of Cheer suite from Stampin' Up!, 2017 Holiday catalog. Note card set in Acetate gift box, perfect for Christmas gift giving! by Patty Bennett

My Acetate Gift Box features these fun embellishments:

  • Gold Foil Snowflake
  • Metallic enamel shape (gold stars)
  • Starburst punch shape
  • Scalloped circle die cut
  • Black & White Baker's twine
  • Mini ornaments
  • stamped images from the Cheers to the Years set and the Season to Sparkle set

All of these items may be purchased in my online store... click any product image at the bottom of this post.

Christmas Card idea featuring Copper Foil paper and Silver Foil Snowflake. Year of Cheer suite from Stampin' Up!, 2017 Holiday catalog. Note card set in Acetate gift box, perfect for Christmas gift giving! by Patty Bennett

 

Above & Below: these cards both feature stamped images from the Watercolor Christmas stamp set and snow flakes from the Cheers to the Years set.  They both have a Silver foil snowflake and silver Metallic embellishments.

Card above is on a Copper Foil paper base, and also features Island Indigo accents as well as Year of Cheer Washi Tape.

Card below is on a Champagne Foil paper base and features 3/8" metallic edge silver ribbon.

 

Christmas Card idea featuring Champagne Foil paper and Silver Foil Snowflake. Year of Cheer suite from Stampin' Up!, 2017 Holiday catalog. Note card set in Acetate gift box, perfect for Christmas gift giving! by Patty Bennett

Christmas gift box idea featuring Gold Foil Snowflake. Year of Cheer suite from Stampin' Up!, 2017 Holiday catalog. Note card set in Acetate gift box, perfect for Christmas gift giving! by Patty Bennett

 

Below is another look at the 4 snowflake embellishments I used on my cards... consider making them into ornaments if you don't need a set of 4 cards!!

 

Card embellishments or ornament ideas featuring Foil Snowflakes from the Year of Cheer suite from Stampin' Up!, 2017 Holiday catalog. by Patty Bennett

 

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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. 

 

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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

 

144640 Year of Cheer Stampin Up designer paper pattystamps

 

 

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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Night in Bethlehem Trifold card

 

I am really pleased with my Night in Bethlehem Christmas card!!! I made this fun trifold card using the Night in Bethlehem bundle from pg 26 of the 2017 Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog, and just a few other supplies.  I also kept it very simple with white, blue and champagne foil!

 

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

 Check back TOMORROW for a free video tutorial with more info about assembling this card.

 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

And here is how the layers go together:

Cardstock layering guide 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

 

I watched Kelly's video (here) and that's where I got the basic idea for this card, but I did change the layers and dimensions.. you can really adjust it to any colors, any stamp set, and however many layers you wish.   Thanks Kelly, for the inspiration!

 

Night of bethlehem bundle

Night of Bethlehem Clear Mount Bundle #146044

Night of Bethlehem Wood Mount Bundle #146043

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

And, the great part is.. it folds flat for mailing in a standard medium size envelope!!

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

 

The Night of Bethlehem bundle is new and it's amazing.  I die cut the star and 2 village pieces out of the new Champagne foil paper (pg 37 in the Holiday catalog, #144748 online), and then stamped Mary and Joseph in Island Indigo ink and die cut them. 

I sponged Island Indigo ink onto the Dapper Denim cardstock at the top to give the night sky a little deeper color.  I also added silver stars from the Metallic Enamel Shapes package to the sky.

 

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

 

The greeting is stamped in Island Indigo ink on whisper white and punched with the new Everyday Label punch (pg 12 #144668 online) then trimmed with the trimmer to alter the shape and allow it to fit better on the card.

 

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

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

Try one if these fun trifold card designs.. let me know what stamps or theme you use!

 

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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Year of Cheer Trifold Pocket Card

 

Let's take a momentary break from the Halloween Spooky Night samples, and check out this amazing Trifold Pocket Card featuring the gorgeous metallic Stampin' UP! Year of Cheer Specialty designer paper found on page 37 of the 2017 Holiday catalog.  Did you miss it?  It's easy to miss.. grab your catalog and take a look! :)

  

  Metallic Year of Cheer Stampin' Up! Christmas Card idea featuring metallic foil doilies and snowflakes, mini sequin trim and fun trifold pocket card design.

INSTRUCTIONS:

I created these gorgeous copper, gold, silver and champagne foil cards  after watching Karin Muller's YouTube Video HERE, which lead me to the tutorial on Splitcoast Stampers HERE.

 Cut and score your 8"x8-1/2" sheet and belly band with the Stampin' Trimmer #126889, and fold with your bone folder #102300.

Instructions for Metallic Year of Cheer Stampin' Up! Christmas Card idea featuring metallic foil doilies and snowflakes, mini sequin trim and fun trifold pocket card design.

 

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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I decorated these cards with the Foil Snowflakes and Champagne Foil Paper found on page 37 of the Holiday catalog or HERE ONLINE.

I also did something kind of cool... at least I was really pleased with myself...  I layered a new Foil Snowflake (#144642) on top of a Metallic Foil Doily (#138392) - silver on gold for this one, or gold on silver - either way works, and I love how they look when layered together!

  Tip for creating the Metallic Year of Cheer Stampin' Up! Christmas Card idea featuring metallic foil doilies and snowflakes, mini sequin trim and fun trifold pocket card design.

  Metallic Year of Cheer Stampin' Up! Christmas Card idea featuring metallic foil doilies and snowflakes, mini sequin trim and fun trifold pocket card design.

 

I also used as many "mixed metals" as I could on these cards.. Copper Foil sheets, Gold Foil Sheets, Silver Foil Sheets, Champagne Foil Sheets, Silver & Gold Mini sequins, Metallic foil doilies, and of course the amazing metallic patterns in the Year of Cheer Specialty paper!

The belly band features a starburst punch in Whisper White paper, then a Stitched Circle framelit in Whisper white on top of that, stamped in Basic Black ink and the Christmas Happiness stamp set (pg 27 Holiday catalog #144868).  The stamped/die cut bow is from the Seasonal Lantern bundle (pg 40 of the Holiday catalog, or HERE online).

The little "sprig" piece, die cut in copper foil paper is from the Seasonal Lanterns / Lantern Builder framelit dies.

 

  Metallic Year of Cheer Stampin' Up! Christmas Card idea featuring metallic foil doilies and snowflakes, mini sequin trim and fun trifold pocket card design.

 

Each Trifold card had a "pull up" insert featuring Whisper White cardstock and Basic Gray cardstock.  This one (above) has a small Metallic foil doily between the 2 layers so that you can easily grab it and pull up the insert.

Here are the 3 versions of this card that Cindee and I created.. don't you love them!? They are so pretty!

 

Metallic Year of Cheer Stampin' Up! Christmas Card idea featuring metallic foil doilies and snowflakes, mini sequin trim and fun trifold pocket card design.

Hope you enjoyed these.. the metallic finish is beautiful.. a little difficult to photograph, but gorgeous in person!

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Video: Stampin' UP! Be Merry Kit, pg 32

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Video: Stampin' UP! Hearts come Home bundle, pg 39

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Available online  #146068  < click to order clear mount

 


 

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Holiday Catalog Videos - New Catalog Starts Sept. 1

 JUST IN>>> FREE GIFT! Brand New Exclusive Merry Patterns Stamp Set

Receive your Merry Patterns stamp set with any order of $300 or more in Sept. and Oct. 2017!!

All orders qualify: Customer, Online, Demonstrator and Workshop orders!

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 The Merry Patterns stamp set is a FREE host reward IN ADDITION to your other free host benefits!!

All orders of $150 or more receive host benefits. Orders of $300 in Sept. and Oct. 2017 or more ALSO receive this set!

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Please enjoy these amazing videos from Stampin' UP! featuring brand new 2017 Holiday Catalog products!

All of these products will be available HERE in my online store starting Friday, Sept. 1

 

Video: Stampin' UP! Smitten Mittens bundle, pg 38

Available online 9/1/17 #146070   < click to order

 



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Video: Stampin' UP! Quilted Christmas bundle, pg 4-5

Available online 9/1/17 #146026   < click to order

 



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Video: Stampin' UP! Graveyard Gate bundle, pg 54

Available online 9/1/17 #146017  < click to order wood mount

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Video: Stampin' UP! Ready for Christmas bundle, pg 6-7

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Video: Stampin' UP! Snowflake Sentiments bundle, pg 35

Available online 9/1/17 #146052 < click to order wood mount

Available online 9/1/17 #146053  < click to order clear mount

 

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Video: Painted Autumn Suite Holiday Catalog Review

Part 1:  Stampin' Up! 2017 Holiday Catalog Product Highlight Series

Painted Autumn Suite Review

 

I am so excited to share new stamped fall and sunflower samples and ideas from the 2017 Stampin UP! Holiday catalog with you today!  I am sharing a VIDEO REVIEW of all of the projects shown below plus an in depth look at the Painted Autumn designer paper pack!!  You'll find these products on pages 48 and 49 in your Holiday Catalog.

 

Stampin' Up! Holiday catalog 2017 Painted Autumn Suite review by Patty Bennett

 

Please watch the VIDEO below to see a review of products in the Painted Autumn Suite as well as details for the cards and projects shown above!

 


 

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These Holiday Catalog products will be available starting Sept. 1, 2017 HERE in my online store.

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Stay tuned tomorrow and over the next few days for more info and photos of these projects!

 

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 Reminder: Painted  Autumn products (and all Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog products) will be available on Sept,. 1, 2017

 

 

 

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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!

Order Now!

Purchase the Wood Mount Carols of Christmas bundle here #146036

Purchase the Clear Mount Carols of Christmas bundle here #146037

 

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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Carols of Christmas - New Bundle! card idea

Starting Tomorrow, August 1st, you can order this fun Carols of Christmas bundle - an early pre-release purchase opportunity one month ahead of the Stampin' Up! 2017 Holiday Catalog release!  I am sharing a pretty card and fun embossing paste & glitter "snow" technique with you today!  I made this card when I stamped with Cindee a couple weeks ago!!! So fun!

 

  Carols of Christmas Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog Peace on Earth pine tree card featuring embossing paste and glitter snowy trees by Patty Bennett

 

You might be asking... #1, how did you get that amazing fun glittery snow?? (read on in this post for the secret using Embossing Paste!) and #2, how did you get 3 colors on your Peace on Earth stamp!?  For that trick, we inked the top 1/2 of the stamp on a Dapper Denim pad, then the bottom 1/2 on a Tranquil Tide pad, and then used a black Stampin' Write marker to go over the center... then stamped on Whisper White die cut with a Stitched Shape framelit.

This is what the stamp set and framelit die bundle looks like... order #146036 for wood mount and #146037 for clear mount rubber here in my online Stampin' UP! store.

 

Carols of Christmas bundle - Stampin' Up! 2017 Holiday Catalog. Click shop online at www.PattyStamps.com



Now, on to the secret of the snowy, glittery hillside and trees!  Spread Embossing Paste onto cardstock with your palette knife, making it somewhat uneven to resemble a snowy blown wintery hillside, then sprinkle with Dazzling Diamonds Glitter while the paste is still wet!!!! (yes!! I actually used glitter!!!)

 

Embossing Paste "snow" technique for the Carols of Christmas Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog Peace on Earth pine tree card featuring embossing paste and glitter snowy trees by Patty Bennett

I did the same thing with the die cut trees from the Carols of Christmas bundle (Card Front Builder framelits) ... so cool!!! 

Embossing Paste snow technique for the Carols of Christmas Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog Peace on Earth pine tree card featuring embossing paste and glitter snowy trees by Patty Bennett

Embossing Paste and Glitter Snow Technique for the Carols of Christmas Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog Peace on Earth pine tree card featuring embossing paste and glitter snowy trees by Patty Bennett

 And when you add those trees to your project, don't forget that the mini Dimensionals are perfect for the "tree tops".

Amazing Mini Stampin' Dimensionals are perfect for smaller spots or little punches or die cuts!!  #144108 from Stampin' UP!. Click shop online at www.pattystamps.com

You might have see my Facebook Live video where I gave this card away!!  The winner was Tricia Butts from Colorado and I have mailed this fun card to her!  (missed that video?  CLICK HERE).

Oh, and here is another tip!!  Use the Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer paper behind the moon and stars die cut in the night sky!! So pretty!!!  Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer paper is found on page 194 in the Stampin' Up! catalog, or here online #135315

 

Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer paper tip for the Carols of Christmas Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog Peace on Earth pine tree card featuring embossing paste and glitter snowy trees by Patty Bennett
 

Special Thanks to Holly Stene for her inspiration for this card!!

A few more details about this wonderful card:

  • Top fold Tranquil Tide 4-1/4" x 11" card
  • Die cut panel is 4" x 5-1/4" in Dapper Denim
  • Night of Navy Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon
  • Die Cut trees: Tranquil Tide cardstock

All supplies are available at the bottom of this blog post, just click any of the product photos to go to my online store to shop anytime!

  Carols of Christmas Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog Peace on Earth pine tree card featuring embossing paste and glitter snowy trees by Patty Bennett

 

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Remember, you can purchase the awesome Carols of Christmas bundle beginning August 1st.  Other products I used that you might want to get now to have on hand:

 

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Carols of Christmas card ideas - How you can get the set FREE

  

Are you ready for a fun, bold and colorful pair of Christmas card ideas?   Cindee and I had another fun stamping date last week and we created these fun cards featuring the Carols of Christmas stamp set!!!  These cards feature the Foil Frenzy paper, which is just WAY too much fun, paired with Lemon Lime Twist, Real Red, Soft Sky and Night of Navy inks, ribbon and papers!!!

The Carols of Christmas set is BRAND NEW and YOU can get it free this month, or, purchase it early on a pre-purchase opportunity in August!  Read below for all the details!

 

Carols of Christmas cards - bold and fun Foil Frenzy Stampin' Up! Specialty designer paper backgrounds.  Deck the Halls & Peace on Earth stamped on Stitched Shape Framelits. By Patty Bennett and Cindee Wilkinson

 

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 Watch my Facebook Live video HERE to see more info about this Carols of Christmas bundle and the great opportunity to join Stampin' Up! and my Luv 2 Stamp Group!

 

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Join Stampin' UP! and the Luv 2 Stamp group and get these fun stamping supplies free in your Starter Kit.  NEW Carols of Christmas stamp set free too!!

 
As I mentioned in the video linked above, you will receive all the extra goodies shown above, including the Carols of Christmas set, when you join Stampin' Up! as a demonstrator this month!

  Carols of Christmas cards - bold and fun Foil Frenzy Stampin' Up! Specialty designer paper backgrounds.  Deck the Halls & Peace on Earth stamped on Stitched Shape Framelits. By Patty Bennett and Cindee Wilkinson

 

Maybe it was one of those "you had to be there" moments... but after we made the real red and lemon lime twist card with the round Stitched Shape framelit die cut, we were pondering the design of this card, and Cindee says, "How about the Square Stitched Shape!"  It was like a total lightbulb moment!! We are so used to using the circle Stitched Shape framelit!!  But I LOVE how it turned out!!  She's so smart. :)  We agreed that the Stitched Shape Framelits are our MOST used framelits!!!  Followed closely by all the layering framelits - Squares, Circles and Ovals.

 We decided to make the Peace on Earth greeting POP so we stamped it in Night of Navy ink.  You could also stamp it in Soft Sky to match the cardstock and ribbon and keep the card with a much softer feel.

 

Carols of Christmas cards - bold and fun Foil Frenzy Stampin' Up! Specialty designer paper backgrounds.  Deck the Halls & Peace on Earth stamped on Stitched Shape Framelits. By Patty Bennett and Cindee Wilkinson

 

The Foil Frenzy specialty paper (#144125 on pg 189 in the 2017-2018 Stampin' UP! catalog) has colored foiled printed images on heavyweight kraft paper.  It's printed in Berry Burst, Lemon Lime Twist, Soft Sky and Tangerine Tango.  We used the Soft Sky and Lemon Lime Twist pieces on our Christmas cards.

For the Soft Sky card above, we used Soft Sky cardstock for the scalloped circle and the card base.  We used Soft Sky 3/8" classic weave ribbon, and we also used Silver Foil paper for the Decorative Ribbon border and the die cut "stars" (they are really flowers.. but we used them as stars).

 

Carols of Christmas cards - bold and fun Foil Frenzy Stampin' Up! Specialty designer paper backgrounds.  Deck the Halls & Peace on Earth stamped on Stitched Shape Framelits. By Patty Bennett and Cindee Wilkinson

 

This is the real "POP" card... the Lemon Lime Twist and Real Red are SO striking together!!! 

The stamped and die cut poinsettias and leaves are from the Carols of Christmas bundle and we put a little rhinestone in the center of each one.

Carols of Christmas cards - bold and fun Foil Frenzy Stampin' Up! Specialty designer paper backgrounds.  Deck the Halls & Peace on Earth stamped on Stitched Shape Framelits. By Patty Bennett and Cindee Wilkinson

 

144125 Foil Frenzy Specialty designer paper from Stampin' UP!. Click shop online at www.pattystamps.com

 

So if you didn't get a chance to watch the video I linked to above, let me recap

3 Ways to get this Carols of Christmas stamp set:

1.  Join Stampin' UP! as a demonstrator and a part of my Luv 2 Stamp Group team before midnight on July 31, and you will receive the Carols of Christmas stamp set FREE in your Starter Kit!!!  (the Starter Kit also includes $125 in Stampin' Up! product of your choice, PLUS a Snail adhesive, Bone Folder, Paper Snips, 2 "D clear blocks" AND a 100 sheet pad of grid paper, PLUS a business supply packet, all for $99 + tax!). Click to read more

2. If you are a demonstrator, you can buy the Carols of Christmas stamp set now, and also the matching framelit dies

3.  Customers:  You can purchase the Carols of Christmas bundle early, in August, a full month before it will be released in the  2017 Holiday catalog!

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Stampin' UP! 2017 Holiday Catalog is COMING!

 This set and bundle will also be in the 2017 Stampin' Up! Holiday catalog... I will be mailing the catalogs to all of my regular customers, so if you have ordered at least $50 or more from me this year, you will be receiving the catalog next month!

 

Stampin Up! Carols of Christmas stamp set and Card Front Builder framelits bundle - early release purchase opportunity August 1, 2017.

 

 

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