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Welcome Baby Elephant card featuring A Little Wild

 

I hope you enjoyed the fun little Bear Baby Card I shared with you a few days ago (here)! I hope you also like this cute "Welcome, Baby" Elephant card featuring the Stampin' Up! "A Little Wild" stamp set / Little Loves framelits dies bundle and striped paper from the Whole Lot of Lovely DSP paper pack.

 

Welcome Baby card stamped with A Little Wild stamp set from Stampin' Up!. Embellished with the Decorative ribbon punch and Duet Banner punch greeting. By Patty Bennett

 

 This card is simply a 4-1/4" x 11" top fold card with a couple inches cut off the front flap.  It really creates a fun alternative design to a regular folded card!!

 

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Supplies and Details to create this card:

  • Card Base: 4-1/4" x 11" "top fold" card with Tranquil Tide cardstock - cut a couple inches off the front flap
  • Cut a 4" x 3-1/2" piece of striped paper from the Whole Lot of Lovely DSP pack for the top flap of the card
  • Cut a 4" x 5-1/4" piece of Whisper White to line the inside of the card
  • Stamp the elephant from A Little Wild in Archival Black ink onto a piece of pattered Soft Sky paper from the Coffee Break designer paper pack and die cut  with the Little Loves elephant framelit die and your Big Shot
  • Use Stampin' Dimensionals to pop up the elephant onto a die cut Whisper White Stitched shape framelit circle
  • Place the circle onto a Scalloped Circle framelit die cut with Pool Party Cardstock and add to front flap of card
  • Punch a strip of Tranquil Tide cardstock with the Decorative Ribbon Border punch and add to the back of the front flap of the card with a Fine-Tip glue pen
  • Stamp Welcome Baby from the Badges & Banners stamp set in Tranquil Tide ink on Whisper White cardstock and punch with the Duet Banner punch.  Punch an additional banner with Tranquil Tide cardstock and layer behind the white banner.  Add to card with dimensionals.
  • Add a piece of Soft Sky 3/8" classic weave ribbon to finish the front of the card
  • Stamp images from the Better Together stamp set in Tranquil Tide and Pool Party on the inside and send this card to a special couple who just had a baby!! :)

 

All Stampin' UP! supplies used on this card can be found listed at the bottom of this post, and you can purchase any of them by simply clicking on the product photos.  It will take you right to my online Stampin' Up! store.

Welcome Baby card stamped with A Little Wild stamp set from Stampin' Up!. Embellished with the Decorative ribbon punch and Duet Banner punch greeting. By Patty Bennett

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The 2 versions below are nearly the same.. I just tied the ribbon differently.. I think I like the bow better...

Welcome Baby card stamped with A Little Wild stamp set from Stampin' Up!. Embellished with the Decorative ribbon punch and Duet Banner punch greeting. By Patty Bennett

 

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Adirondak Beach Chair & Embossing Paste Clouds card

 

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I have some fun crafty tips for you today, for creating a cloudy sky, a Sandy Beach, and a fun punch art sun!  I love the pop of RED on the Adirondak chair on my card today!  Read all the details below so you can make one too!  And don't miss all of the Stampin' UP! Supplies listed at the bottom of this blog post.

 

Red Adirondak chair beach scene card featuring Stampin' UP! embossing paste clouds and Seasonal Layers framelits dies. Tip! Use Sheltering Tree stamp for sandy beach!! Card stamped by Patty Bennett.

 

Not sure about you, but I would LOVE to be sitting in this beach chair right now!  Can't you just feel the cool breeze, warm sun and the sand in your toes!?  Well, ok, maybe not.. but it was a good thought :)

Tip #1:

Create a cloudy sky using the Stampin' Up! Pattern Party cloud mask and embossing paste (or you could sponge white ink over the stencil, too!)

And Bonus Cloud Tip:  use a piece of printed background paper for the sky! I used a piece from the Naturally Eclectic DSP package (pg 188, #144185).

 

Supplies and Details to create this card:

  • Card Base: 4-1/4" x 11" "top fold" card with Bermuda Bay cardstock
  • Use embossing paste & cloud stencil on Naturally Eclectic printed paper for the sky
  • stamp the "water" image from Fabulous Flamingo onto Pool Party cardstock
  • Tear a piece of Crumb Cake cardstock for the sand, and stamp with the Sheltering Tree image (see info below)
  • Die cut the adirondack chair with Real Red cardstock (using the Seasonal Layers framelits)
  • Create a punch art sun using the Starburst punch (details below)
  • Add a 1/2" wide Whisper White "flag" punched with the Triple Banner punch and stamped with stars and "hello friend" both from the Wood Words stamp set, then embellished with enamel shape stars

All Stampin' UP! supplies used on this card can be found listed at the bottom of this post, and you can purchase any of them by simply clicking on the product photos.  It will take you right to my online Stampin' Up! store.

 

Red Adirondak chair beach scene card featuring Stampin' UP! embossing paste clouds and Seasonal Layers framelits dies. Tip! Use Sheltering Tree stamp for sandy beach!! Card stamped by Patty Bennett.

 

I put on a really light coat of embossing paste to try to make the clouds look fluffy and wind blown.  You can also put on a thicker coat of embossing paste and create thick white clouds.

 

To learn how to use embossing paste to create awesome backgrounds, please

WATCH THE free VIDEO HERE!

 

Tip #2:

Create a punch art Sun: Use the new Stampin' Up! Starburst Punch and Daffodil Delight cardstock, then sponge the edges with a sponge dauber and Pumpkin Pie ink for a fun sun embellishment!!

 

Red Adirondak chair beach scene card featuring Stampin' UP! embossing paste clouds and Seasonal Layers framelits dies. Tip! Use Sheltering Tree stamp for sandy beach!! Card stamped by Patty Bennett.

 Tip #3:

(above) Use the leaf image from the Sheltering Tree stamp set inked in Soft Suede ink to stamp on Crumb Cake cardstock to give the effect of sand!!!  Tear the top of the Crumb Cake piece of cardstock for the finishing touch on your sandy beach!!

 

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Daisy Punch - QUICK.. did you get yours?

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Tags with the Scalloped Tag Topper Punch

 

You might already have this amazing Scalloped Tag Topper Punch, and if you do, please don't miss these 2 great ideas from the Stampin' UP! catalog!

This punch has been around for a few years.. and it's definitely a favorite! In fact, I keep a stack of 2" wide Whisper White pieces of cardstock in my Paper Drawer of Happiness just for creating tags with this Scalloped Tag Topper Punch!!!

 

Below:  fun Friend tag created with the Scalloped Tag Topper Punch, Hand Lettered Alphabet, and the Lots of Love stamp set!  Find this great tag on page 181 in the 2017-2018 Stampin' Up! catalog.

 

Scalloped tag topper punch - Friend tag stamped with  flower from the Lots of Love Stampin' UP! stamp set.

Find these supplies:

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flowers - Lots of Love stamp set, pg 87

 

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Find this punch:

Scalloped Tag Topper punch, pg 206, #133324

133324 Stampin Up Scalloped Tag Topper Punch

Below: create this gorgeous gift bag with paper from the Whole Lot of Lovely Designer paper pack, the So Many Shells stamp set, and the Mini Treat Bag thinlit die

  So many shells gift bag scalloped tag topper punch

Find these supplies:

So many shells, pg 38, #143695

Mini Treat Bag thinlit, pg 212, #137547

Whole lot of Lovely designer paper, pg 188, #144110

Did you notice how well the greetings in the So Many Shells stamp set coordinate with the Ribbon of Courage set?  I just ordered So Many Shells so that I can use the 2 sets together!

 

 

 

Below:

Scalloped tags featuring the You've Got This stamp set

 

You've got this scalloped tag topper punch tags for cards by Patty Bennett - Stampin' Up! products

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Daisy Punch Card Idea with Embossing Paste

 

Whohooo!!! The Daisy Punch and Bundle are NOW Available!

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 I love this fun card idea featuring the Daisy Bundle that I created using Embossing Paste as the background!

Daisy Delight bundle card idea featuring Stampin' UP! embossing paste, medallion mask, Daisy Delight stamp set and punch and Delightful Daisy designer paper. Topped off with Night of Navy Ginham ribbon. By Patty Bennett

 

I demonstrated how to use the Embossing Paste and Pattern Party decorative masks at our recent Luv 2 Stamp Group demonstrator event, and I also shared the Embossing Paste instructions in THIS video.  For this card, I used the medallion mask and colored my Embossing Paste with Crushed Curry ink refill!

 

Daisy Delight bundle card idea featuring Stampin' UP! embossing paste, medallion mask, Daisy Delight stamp set and punch and Delightful Daisy designer paper. Topped off with Night of Navy Ginham ribbon. By Patty Bennett

 

I used a strip of the Delightful Daisy designer paper on the left edge of my folded Night of Navy card and also added the fabulous Night of Navy Gingham ribbon!  You can see all of these products at the bottom of this post and click on any one of them to shop in my online store!

Watch my Embossing Paste Video Tutorial HERE to see how fun it is to create the background for the Daisy card and so many more!

 

How to use Stampin' Up! embossing paste and masks - color with reinkers to create any color to match your crafting project

 

The Delightful Daisy paper is the perfect compliment to the Daisy bundle.. the stamp set, punch and paper are amazing together!!  See the entire suite of Delightful Daisy products here.

 

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How to stamp the daisy punch bundle from Stampin' UP! and color with Wink of Stella pen by Patty Bennett

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  Daisy Delight bundle card idea featuring Stampin' UP! embossing paste, medallion mask, Daisy Delight stamp set and punch and Delightful Daisy designer paper. Topped off with Night of Navy Ginham ribbon. By Patty Bennett

Per my instructions above, "coloring in" the stamped daisy with a Wink of Stella pen gives just the right amount of color to the petals, AND of course makes them glimmer!!!  I stamped the daisy center stamp in the center with Daffodil Delight ink and then added an Enamel Glitter dot to the center. 

Be sure you punch and layer 2 daisies for the effect above.  I think it also helps to "curve" the petals using the Stampin' Pierce mat and the bone folder.. see my instructions above for the details.

Finish off the card with a sentiment stamped onto a die cut banner, a strip of daisy paper and the Night of Navy gingham ribbon!!

 

 

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Fabulous Flamingo card inspired by Vans

 

Get ready to order this super fun, new Stampin' UP! Fabulous Flamingo set on June 1, 2017!

I was thrilled to receive this fun Fabulous Flamingo stamp set at the Stampin' Up! April OnStage event in San Diego!  I knew right away I was going to love playing with bright colors to create projects with this stamp set!!   If you are looking for it in the new Stampin' Up! catalog, you'll find it on page 177.

 

Fabulous Flamingo Stampin' Up! card idea by Patty Bennett featuring the fun new Lemon Lime Twist In Color

 

One night when we were mall walking and eating dinner in the mall, we sat in Johnny Rockets eating and as I looked across the mall to the stores on the other side, I was looking at this flamingo display in the Vans shoe store ... and of course my mind was thinking... OH I have that new Fabulous Flamingo stamp set from the new Stampin' Up! catalog!!  I need to make a card like this!!  :)

 

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I have a fun tip for you .. get more mileage out of your punches (or dies) by altering the shape after you punch!  As you can see for my Tickled Pink label, I punched Whisper White cardstock  with the Pretty Label punch first, then just cut off the top and bottom scalloped parts!

 

Craft Tip for the Pretty Label Punch - new from Stampin' UP! - easy way to alter the shape of your punch!

 

 Color Combo Tip:

This is my Stampin' Up! Color Combo for this card.   I find it helpful to take a photo of the ink pads I use when stamping, just in case I want to recreate the project, or if someone asks me weeks or months down the road, and my memory has failed :)

 

Color Combo for Fabulous Flamingo Stampin' Up! card idea by Patty Bennett featuring the fun new Lemon Lime Twist In Color

 

You'll notice from the stamps in the set that it is a "3 step" stamp set.. there are 2 layers of solid images and 1 layer that is an outline for stamping the flamingo.  I stamped the most solid image in Flirty Flamingo ink, then the next solid image with Calypso coral, and then the outline in black.

I stamped the water in Bermuda Bay and then used the aquapainter and water to go over it, and then I decided to use my Clear Wink of Stella on the water, too.

The leaf stamp is in the set, too, and I stamped it in Lemon Lime Twist for a fun bright finish to this card.

 

Fabulous Flamingo Stampin' Up! card idea by Patty Bennett featuring the fun new Lemon Lime Twist In Color

 

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New 2017 2019 Stampin' UP! In Color Sneak Peek

 

Sneak Peek!!  5 New Stampin' Up! 2017 - 2019 In Colors!!

Whohooo!!  The new In Colors are beautiful!   I have paired them up here with the Ribbon of Courage stamp set and the new Fresh Florals Designer Series Paper!  I have also paired the new Pretty Label punch and the Label me Pretty stamp set for a beautiful punched sentiment on these cards.  Scroll down for all the details..

 

2017 2019 Stampin' UP! In Color card ideas featuring Ribbon of Courage and Label me Pretty stamp sets, Fresh Florals designer paper, and the Pretty Label Punch, by Patty Bennett

 

Customers will be able to purchase all of these new products in the new 2017 Stampin' Up! catalog on June 1st.. CLICK HERE to see all the info about getting a new 2017 Stampin' Up! catalog.

 

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2017 2019 Stampin' UP! In Color Tranquil Tide card ideas featuring Ribbon of Courage and Label me Pretty stamp sets, Fresh Florals designer paper, and the Pretty Label Punch, by Patty Bennett

Above: Tranquil Tide ink pad, #144085 coming June 1, 2017


2017 2019 Stampin' UP! In Color Fresh Fig card ideas featuring Ribbon of Courage and Label me Pretty stamp sets, Fresh Florals designer paper, and the Pretty Label Punch, by Patty Bennett

Above: Fresh Fig ink pad, #144082 coming June 1, 2017


2017 2019 Stampin' UP! In Color Powder Pink card ideas featuring Ribbon of Courage and Label me Pretty stamp sets, Fresh Florals designer paper, and the Pretty Label Punch, by Patty Bennett

Above: Powder Pink ink pad, #144084 coming June 1, 2017


2017 2019 Stampin' UP! In Color Berry Burst card ideas featuring Ribbon of Courage and Label me Pretty stamp sets, Fresh Florals designer paper, and the Pretty Label Punch, by Patty Bennett

Above: Berry Burst ink pad, #144083 coming June 1, 2017


2017 2019 Stampin' UP! In Color Lemon Lime Twist card ideas featuring Ribbon of Courage and Label me Pretty stamp sets, Fresh Florals designer paper, and the Pretty Label Punch, by Patty Bennett

Above: Lemon Lime Twist ink pad, #144086 coming June 1, 2017

 

Each card is created on a folded thick whisper white folded card, and I added a 2" wide strip of Fresh Florals Designer Series paper and a 1/2" strip of solid In Color cardstock.  Above that I stamped the heart several times (from the Ribbon of Courage set) in the matching In Color, then added the punched greeting as described below:

 

I wanted to share the details about how I created the pretty tags.  I stamped the floral image from the Label me Pretty stamp set (new - coming June 1, 2017) and then stamped the Live every moment sentiment from the Ribbon of Courage stamp set (new - coming June 1, 2017) and then punched it out with the Pretty Label Punch (new - coming June 1, 2017).

How to stamp a punched tag with the Pretty Label punch and the Label Me Pretty and Ribbon of Courage stamp sets from Stampin' UP!.

 

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2017 2019 Stampin' UP! In Color card ideas featuring Ribbon of Courage and Label me Pretty stamp sets, Fresh Florals designer paper, and the Pretty Label Punch, by Patty Bennett

 

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More Celebrations Duo embossing folder cards

 

Thank you for your kind comments about my Stampin' Up! Celebrations Duo embossing folder video (here)!

I showed you these 2 birthday / celebration cards in that video, and wanted to give you more details so you can make them using the embossing folders and the Candle Border Punch!

 

Happy celebrations duo embossing folder birthday card ideas from Patty Bennett featuring Stampin' Up! Supplies

 

On the candle card (above left) I created a fun border with the new Candle Border Punch (2017 Occasions catalog, pg 7, or HERE in my online store).  I also used the Birthday Bright set.

For the card on the right, I used a greeting from the Dragonfly Dreams stamp set.

I used the punch to punch a scrap strip of Crushed Curry cardstock and then layered it over another scrap that I had added 4 strips of Washi Tape to!  Creates such a fun colorful candle border!!

 

Candle border punch from Stampin' Up! with washi tape accent

 

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I simply embossed the word HAPPY on a 2"x4" piece of whisper white cardstock  and then stamped "birthday to you" from the Happy Celebrations stamp set.  The stars are enamel shapes from the Brights and Regals packages.  Everything is layered onto patterned candle paper from the Party Animal package (pg 5 in the Occasions catalog, #142738).

 

Happy celebrations duo embossing folder birthday card ideas from Patty Bennett featuring Stampin' Up! Supplies

This is a matchbook style card.. you can see how to make that HERE.

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Happy celebrations duo embossing folders from Stampin Up

 

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I couldn't resist another "Mrs. Claus" Custom Tee shirt and glimmery Santa Hat project!  I made this Christmas card for Cindee to go with a gift I was bringing to her last week!

 

Custom Tee "Mrs. Claus" shirt and glimmery Santa Hat Christmas card by Patty Bennett, www.PattyStamps.com

 

This cute 4x4 card features:

  • a piece of red plaid paper from the Warmth & Cheer paper stack (retiring!!  and ON SALE for $5 here!)
  • a greeting from the Tin of Tags stamp set (retiring!! and ON SALE for $16.80 HERE) die cut with the Stitched SHape circle framelit die
  • a red glimmer paper scalloped circle
  • Fancy Frost oval die cut
  • Santa hat punched using the Jolly Hat Builder Punch (retiring!!!! and ON SALE for only $9.60 HERE)
  • Red and Dazzling Diamonds glimmer paper

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The Occasions catalog and Sale a Bration items will be available on Jan. 4, 2017, and the other items may be purchased in my online Stampin' Up! store at the bottom of this blog post.

 

Custom Tee "Mrs. Claus" shirt and glimmery Santa Hat Christmas card by Patty Bennett, www.PattyStamps.com

 

I wrapped up 5 frames and a November 2016 Paper Pumpkin refill kit for a project we were going to make... You can see our finished frames Sunday in my Christmas Day blog post!  They turned out SO cute!!  I know you'll love them!

 

Custom Tee "Mrs. Claus" shirt and glimmery Santa Hat Christmas card by Patty Bennett, www.PattyStamps.com

I added touches of gold with the gold cord and gold metallic enamel star shapes.. just the right amount of glitz to go with the great glimmer paper!

 

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Jolly Friends Moose Christmas Card!

Be Merry!!  That's what this fun Jolly Friends moose from Stampin' Up! is saying on this Christmas Card!!

 

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This is another card that we made on the 2016 Stamping & Scrapping cruise!!  Jenn designed this card and I altered it just a little.. I stamped BE MERRY across the top and bottom of the card and I thought that turned out pretty cute!  The BE MERRY stamp is found in the Shake & Celebrate stamp set, HERE online or on pg 41 in the Holiday catalog.

 

Jolly Friends stamp set and punch bundle from Stampin' Up!  Moose Christmas card idea.

 

 There is a matching punch called the Jolly Hat Builder Punch that punches out the hat, but we had to cut the moose by hand.. it wasn't very hard.. and I think he turned out adorable!!

 

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See the fun Jolly Friends stamp set and matching punch on page 29 in the 2016 Holiday Catalog from Stampin' Up!, or HERE in my online store!

 

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I added some Wink of Stella glimmer to the brim of the cute Santa cap!! :)

As you can see below from our set of 4 cards, I used both sides of this designer paper from the Candy Cane Lane package, and tried 2 different things with the 3/4" stitched Real Red ribbon.  Fun ways to customize the Christmas card design!

 

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Fresh Yellow and Blue Penned & Painted flower cards

 

Stampin' Up! Penned & Painted Floral cards - pretty color combo!!

Hand stamped Stampin' UP! Penned & Painted floral cards for all occasions by Patty Bennett

 

 A happy hello to you! Thank you for stopping by today to learn about stamping the Penned & Painted floral stamp set from Stampin' Up!   I have a little mini tutorial below for you to show you how I stamped the flowers and leaves, step by step. 

The beautiful Stampin' Up! ink color combo is also shown below: Daffodil Delight, Crushed Curry, Soft Sky, Marina Mist, Pear Pizzazz, Old Olive and Memento Black ink.

 

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Hand stamped Stampin' UP! Penned & Painted floral cards for all occasions by Patty Bennett

 

Above: check out how we added a 2nd layer of color to the Happy Birthday greeting punched image.. I think this was Cindee's idea.. we stamped this card together a few months ago, and I love how fun this looks!

The greetings on these cards are from the Tin of Cards stamp set.. possibly one of my favorites of all time!!  See it on page 86 in the current annual catalog or #138946 online.

 

Stampin' Up! Best Badge punch and Tin of Cards happy hello greeting

 

Get Double Duty out of your Best Badge Punch!!  Not only can you punch out the cute happy hello greeting, but you can also create a scalloped yellow border for this fun card!  Just another great tip that Cindee taught me!

 

How to create a scalloped border with the Stampin' UP! Best Badge punch

 

Below is my color combo for this card.  Any 2 shaded of color that are close in intensity will work for this 2 step stampin process, and any color outline works too!  Check out THIS POST for another idea with this great stamp set.

 

Color combo for yellow and blue Hand stamped Stampin' UP! Penned & Painted floral cards for all occasions by Patty Bennett

 

I love the enamel shape dots from Stampin' Up! and they are so pretty in the flower centers!!  On some of the cards I used all Daffodil Delight or Crushed Curry, and on other flowers I used black.... oh... wait.. you say.. they don't make black dots???? No problem.. color some with your Black Sharpie marker :)

 

Enamel Shape accents for Hand stamped Stampin' UP! Penned & Painted floral cards for all occasions by Patty Bennett

 

The card base is Thick Whisper White cardstock, and the stripes and polkadots patterned papers are from the Brights collection Designer Series Paper stack #138434.  The little sunburst dotted paper below is one of the patterns in the Festive Birthday pack #141630.

 

Hand stamped Stampin' UP! Penned & Painted floral cards for all occasions by Patty Bennett

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Petals & Paisleys Fall cards

 

In Everything Give Thanks!!  Yes!  I am sure you are thankful for someone special!!  Why not make them a sweet little card and tell them!!   These Fall Scarecrow cards featuring the Stampin' Up! Petals & Paisleys designer paper are perfect little note cards to keep on hand and pass out as you want to give a special thank you to a teacher, co-worker, bank teller, barista, hair dresser, neighbor, etc.!

 

Fall Note Cards featuring Stampin' Up! Cookie Cutter Halloween scarecrows and Petals & Paisleys designer paper by Patty Bennett

 

I started out with the Stampin' Up! Whisper White and Crumb Cake note cards (they measure 3-1/2" x 5") and added pieces of designer paper from the Petals & Paisleys specialty paper pack.  Each note card features a watercolored scarecrow from the Cookie Cutter Halloween stamp set and a greeting.

 

Fall Note Cards featuring Stampin' Up! Cookie Cutter Halloween scarecrows and Petals & Paisleys designer paper by Patty Bennett

 

I found that I liked the addition of the In Color Doilies, because some of them coordinate well with the color palette in the Petals & Paisleys paper pack!

 

Stampin' Tip:
Always stamp first, then turn your punch over and punch out your image.  You are much more likely to have success getting the image perfectly punched out!

 

Stampin' Tip!  Always stamp your images first, then flip the punch over and center your image before punching!

 

For details and supplies used to watercolor the scarecrow, CLICK HERE.

 

Fall Note Cards featuring Stampin' Up! Cookie Cutter Halloween scarecrows and Petals & Paisleys designer paper by Patty Bennett

 

142017 Stampin Up Petals and Paisleys paper

 

Petals and Paisleys Stampin' UP! color combo:

Cajun Craze, Copper Foil, Delightful Dijon, Mint Macaron, Night of Navy, Rich Razzleberry, Soft Suede, Very Vanilla

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Cable Knit Embossing Folder Card Background

 

The Cable Knit Embossing folder from Stampin' UP! is amazing! Do you have one yet?  See it on page 13 of the 2016 Holiday catalog or HERE in my online store.  Do you see it in the background of this cute Cookie Cutter Gingerbread Man Christmas card?

 

Stampin' UP! Christmas Card featuring Cable Knit embossing folder, Cookie Cutter Christmas gingerbread man and Jolly Hat punch, by Patty Bennett

 

My Christmas card idea for you today has lots of fun products and tips.. I hope you find this blog post helpful in either creating this card or other projects using these Stampin' Up! products.  You can purchase these anytime in my online store by clicking on the product photos at the very bottom of this post. 

This cute card features the Cookie Cutter Christmas stamp set and coordinating Cookie Cutter Builder punch, as well as the Candy Cane Lane paper, Presents & Pinecones paper, the Jolly Hat Builder punch and as mentioned above, the Cable Knit embossing folder.

 

5 Tips!

I have 5 tips for you when creating this card.. read on for these great crafting tips!

  • use pearls (colored with a black Sharpie) for eyeballs and hearts for buttons on the Gingerbread men
  • use the wide end of the multipurpose glue for adhering embossed paper to your project
  • punch a santa cap out of the Warmth & Cheer paper pack - looks like a knit cap!
  • use the Best Badge punch to create a scalloped border
  • don't stamp your gingerbread men too close together if you are punching them with the Cookie Cutter Builder punch! :)  ask me how I learned that...

 

 

Tips for the Stampin' UP! Christmas Card featuring Cable Knit embossing folder, Cookie Cutter Christmas gingerbread man and Jolly Hat punch, by Patty Bennett

 

I love my Tombow Mulitpurpose glue (see it here) and I love the wide tip for quick applications of glue - especially helpful when gluing an embossed piece of cardstock to another piece of cardstock!

 

Multipurpose glue tip for using the Cable Knit embossing folder from Stampin' Up!

 

I stamped 2 pieces of the santa cap from the Jolly Friends stamp set in Real Red ink on Whisper White paper, and punched them out, and then just punched the cap portion using the Warmth & Cheer paper and Jolly Hat Builder punch - so cute.. looks like a knit cap!! :)

 

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I know I've posted this cute tip before.. I love using the Best Badge punch for a quick little scalloped border!! :)

 

Paper Crafting Tip: Use the Stampin' Up! Best Badge punch to create a scalloped cardstock border!

 

And best tip of the day....  don't stamp your Gingerbread men too close together...

Tip for the Stampin' UP! Christmas Card featuring Cable Knit embossing folder, Cookie Cutter Christmas gingerbread man and Jolly Hat punch, by Patty Bennett

 

Stampin' UP! Christmas Card featuring Cable Knit embossing folder, Cookie Cutter Christmas gingerbread man and Jolly Hat punch, by Patty Bennett

 

Use a Circle punch or the Layering Circle framelits to cut out a large circle from the Presents & Pinecones paper pack, and it makes the perfect background for the Gingerbread man!

 

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Cookie Cutter Halloween Scarecrow Card

 

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Fall is nearly here! I cannot believe it's September already!!  So I thought I would share a cute little fall scarecrow with you that I created with the Cookie Cutter Halloween stamp set (pg 53 in the new 2016 Holiday catalog from Stampin' Up!) and the matching Cookie Cutter punch (pg 6, #140396). 

 

Stampin' UP! Cookie Cutter Halloween stamp set - Fall Scarecrow card featuring the Serene Scenery background paper by Patty Bennett at www.PattyStamps.com

 

I stamped the scarecrow onto a piece of Thick Whisper White cardstock in Archival Black ink, then colored him with the Stampin' Write markers shown above.  For the head, I didn't use markers.. I used the AquaPainter shown above dipped in a tiny bit of Sahara Sand ink.  I think I also dabbed some color on his shirt with the aquapainter and the Cajun Craze marker.  Colors used: Marina Mist, Real Red, Cajun Craze, Crushed Curry & Sahara Sand.

 

My sweet little note card is a Crumb Cake Note Card (pg 176, #133766) with a 3"x5" piece of Serene Scenery paper applied to the front to make it appear that my scarecrow is in the fields guarding the crops! :)

 

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 TIP!  See photo above..

To make the pole that my scarecrow is on, I cut a 3/8" skinny strip of Kraft cardstock and then stamped it several times with both Early Espresso and Soft Suede ink and the Timeless Texture stamp shown above!

 

Stampin' UP! Cookie Cutter Halloween stamp set - Fall Scarecrow card featuring the Serene Scenery background paper by Patty Bennett at www.PattyStamps.com

 

You might think the coloring on the shirt is kinda messy.. but that was intentional.. I wanted him to look a little tattered from being out in the weather so it's watercolored with a bit of a dabbing motion to look kind of worn.

You'll find the Delightful Dijon ribbon in a 3-pack on pg 47 of the Holiday catalog (#142021), and it's a great compliment to the fall colors on this card!

The crow is also in the Cookie Cutter Halloween stamp set, and is cut out by hand with Paper Snips. 

Easy card, fun to color, easy to punch out.  :) 

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Thoughtful Branches Apple Tree Card

 

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Stampin Up Thoughtful Branches apple tree card featuring the Sprinkles of Life set. By Patty Bennett

 

Cindee and I created this card together, combining the Sprinkles of Life stamp set with the Thoughtful Branches bundle!  I think the combo is really sweet together!!

The Thoughtful Branches bundle is not in the catalog, (only available online here) but the Sprinkles of Life set can be found on page 106 of the current 2016 Stampin' UP! catalog or HERE in my online store.

Stamp the leaves with Old Olive ink onto Pear Pizzazz cardstock and then die cut it with the Thoughtful Branches dies to create this tone on tone effect.

 

Stampin Up Thoughtful Branches apple tree card featuring the Sprinkles of Life set. By Patty Bennett

 

To create the great 3-d effect of the leaves on the tree, after you die cut the tree trunk/branches and the leaves, put very small pieces of Stampin' Dimensionals under the leaf diecut and layer it over the branch die cut.   Use glue dots to add the die cut apples to the tree.  Use Multipurpose glue to add the trunk to the card.

I stamped a 2nd version of this card (below) and added a punched out sun (after sponging Daffodil Delight and Calypso Coral ink onto whisper white cardstock and using a 1" circle punch to punch it out), and the little hello greeting punched out with the Duet Banner Punch.

 

Stampin Up Thoughtful Branches apple tree card featuring the Badges & Banners stamp set and Banner Duet punch. By Patty Bennett

 

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