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November 2012

Scentsational Season Tree Card Kit Giveaway

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I love this simple Tree Christmas card we made at one of my recent Stamp a Stack classes.  it features the Holiday Collection Framelits (to die cut the tree) and the Festival of Prints Designer paper package.  You can read all of the ingredients I used below.

Want a free kit to make 4 of these???  Read on...

Festival of prints scentsational tree

I have a Card kit to give away.. the kit will make 4 of these cards (minus the stamped greeting).

If you'd like to have this kit sent your way, please leave me a comment and let me know you'd like this kit.  Please leave your email address so i can contact you. U.S. Residents only.  I will randomly draw a winner on Sunday, Dec. 2nd!  I'll announce the winner on Facebook and contact them by email as well.

Scentsational tree card kit

Scentsational season supplies

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Christmas Card with a Twist

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Do you ever get behind in what you planned to do?  Maybe it's just me...  but.. I usually feel like I'm catching up on things... and am excited to share projects we made at our October Luv 2 Stamp Group meeting!

How about a Christmas Card with a Twist?

Twist card make take

The card above was one of our make & take projects, designed by Cindee, and the cards below were also made by Cindee as well.


Twisted Christmas cards

You can view directions for this project by Kelly Jean Gettelfinger here.

You will need the Paper Trimmer (#126889) and the Simply Scored board (#122334) for these cards.

Twisted Christmas peppermints

Twisted greeting cards

Stampin up trimmer

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  Simply scored

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More Santa in the Chimney Punch Art

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My stamping pals really enjoyed the Punch Art class I held in October.. I will be doing more of these in 2013!

I purchased an online tutorial from Jackie Topa with some really fun Punch Art ideas, and even though we didn't do this card in our class, I wanted to share this cute idea!

Santa boots punch class patty

Santa sack gifts punch class patty

 SEE THIS POST for more Santa in the Chimney info and punch details.

Stampin' Up! Punches used:

Ticket Duo Builder Punch, pg 182, #126883

Owl Builder Punch, pg 185, #118074

Full Heart punch, pg 182, #119883

Itty Bitty Shapes, pg 183, #118309

Large oval, pg 184, #119855

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It's Finally FALL in California

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It's nearly December but it's finally Fall in California.. here in the San Francisco Bay Area, we usually wait until early December to see fall colors.. but I found a few trees starting to turn color and captured some great pix this weekend.

Fall 2012 1

Fall 2012 9

Fall 2012 8

Fall 2012 7

Fall 2012 5

Fall 2012 4

So... "happy fall"... from California!

Oh... and I shouldn't have spent the $$.. but I did... I got a new camera.. the Nikon Coolpix P510.. same as my old camera but about 4 years newer.. LOVE IT!!!  It was only $299 on sale for the cyber weekend specials... worth every penny!

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Paper Angels Christmas Craft

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Joy and I were inspired by the paper angels we saw on Cindee's blog, and after watching Kay's video, we just had to make these!

Paper angels

Paper angel 1

I used designer paper from the Candlelight Christmas package mostly... do you LOVE the CLEAR FLOCKED WINGS on this one!?  I've been hoarding that paper... so glad i found a great use for it!

Paper angel 2

This one has the clear flocked paper OVER the Silver Glimmer Paper!!

Paper angel 3

Paper angel 5

Paper angel 4

Then... I used the Silver Glimmer paper for the body AND the halo (1" circle punch)

Paper angel 6

The heads are pearl beads, and clear crystal beads from the "M" store.

Paper angel choir

The 3 main Stampin' Up! ingredients you are going to need for this project:

#125592 Doily Sizzlit

#113468 Scallop Circle die

#118874 2-3/8' scallop circle punch

125592 doily sizzlit

 

113468 scallop circle

118874 2 3 8 scallop punch

 

We also used beads and ornament hangers from the craft store, and Victoria Crochet Trim (#118481), and hot glue.

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Cyber Monday Gift Certificate Special

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 20% to 50% OFF!!

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CYBER MONDAY GIFT CERTIFICATE SPECIAL

FROM PATTY BENNETT

Need a gift certificate for a crafty friend

this Holiday Season?

Special offer from Patty Bennett:

Buy 50 get 10 free

purchase a $50 Stampin' Up! gift certificate

from me and I'll add another $10 to it

so that your friend or loved one can redeem it for a $60 Stampin' Up! order.

Christmas gift certificate
I'll mail the gift certificate to you in the amount of $60 when I receive your $50 payment, and you can give it to your friend or loved one!

Must contact me by midnight Monday, Nov. 26, and send payment immediately

May be redeemed anytime before March 31, 2013.

email me with questions or to reserve yours today!:

pattystamps@comcast.net

 

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My Digital Studio Video Tutorial - Create a Calendar

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I had lots of questions about the easiest way to create the calendars in my Notepad cases, so I thought a video tutorial would be helpful.

2013 12 mo calendar-002
If you are viewing this posting in an email,

please go to my blog to see the video.

  

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to create your own project online here

 

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2013 Planner for my Stampin Up leaders

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2013 planner pattyIt's time to start making plans and setting goals for 2013... so I created a 2013 Planner with My Digital Studio.

I thought this would make a terrific gift, so I ordered several through the MDS Printing Service for Christmas gifts and sent a few to the Managers and Leaders in my Luv 2 Stamp Group!

I started with the STAY ON TRACK PLANNER template from Stampin' Up! (#131213 view it here) and changed each page a little bit .. adding lots of room to write down goals or ideas for each month.. it's a great place to track plans for classes, customer events, parties, etc.in addition to setting goals.

Stay on track planner 131213

You can view and purchase the STAY ON TRACK PLANNER template online here for use with My Digital Studio.

Here are a few of the pages inside the 12 month planner:

  February planner patty

May planner patty

May planner details 1

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May planner details 2

July planner patty

August planner details

November planner details

October planner patty

December planner details

You can view and purchase the STAY ON TRACK PLANNER template online here for use with My Digital Studio.

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Thankful...

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I am so thankful for each and every person who takes the time to visit me here at Patty's Stamping Spot.

May God bless you this Thanksgiving, as you have blessed me!

Thanksgiving nancy

Above: beautiful Thanksgiving card from Nancy Baladad

Below: lovely Thanksgiving card from Gloria Plunkett

Thanksgiving gloria

And a recent MDS card I made (for our October MDS Club)

Oct 2012 mds club tweet leaves

Happy Thanksgiving!

 

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Control Freaks Blog Tour - Christmas in November!

FreakwelcomeWELCOME to the November 2012 Control Freaks Blog Tour!!!

We are excited to bring you delightful

Christmas ideas

in the tour this month!! 

 You have probably joined me after visiting Justin Krieger's fabulous blog, and you can click on the "next blog" link at the bottom of the post to continue on the tour.

My first project was a card we made in my recent Punch Art Class, and was inspired by Jackie Topa.  I have the punch pieces shown below for you ... don't you just love Santa coming out of the Chimney and the Bag of Gifts???  

Santa gloves hat punch class patty

The featured punch here is the Ticket Duo Punch (item #126883, pg 182 Stampin' Up! catalog)... it makes both the bricks for the chimney and the little gifts in Santa's sack! 

Santa sack gifts punch class patty

Santa chimney punch products<<< punch pieces you'll need


My 2nd project for you today is another class sample.. we made this one last week in class.. The Medallion stamp makes a great wreath when you die cut it with the coordinating Floral Frames Framelits, and then use a 1-3/4" circle punch to punch out the center!!

Medallion wreath bird punch card

Class attendees made all 3 card versions, featuring the Candlelight Christmas DSP.

Medallion wreath bird punch cards

Medallion wreath bird products

Don't forget that you can color your sheet of Rhinestones with sharpees and then decorate your project with COLORED RHINESTONES!!! 

Color rhinestones with sharpeeYou can place your order by clicking any of the shop online buttons on my blog.

 

Enjoy the rest of the tour as you visit Yvette Ashe's blog.

 

 

Tourclickhere

 

 

Scallop sq siggy


Fall Customer Thank You Notes

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I hope you are not tired of these pretty fall paper leaves.. I just can't stop making them.. so I added them to some printed cards I made in My Digital Studio to use for customer thank you notes...

Mds fall leaf thank you notes

ink and cardstock colors shown below

Autumn accents leaves colorsYou can see the colors here that I used for sponging on the cardstock.. I used basically the same colors of cardstock plus Designer Bronze Buttons and Summer Starfruit ribbon.

You can see some tips for making pretty fall leaves in my VIDEO TUTORIAL HERE.

 

 #127833 Bronze Buttons

  127833 brushed bronze buttons

 

127812 Autumn Accents Big Shot die

127812 autumn accents die

 

127821 Woodgrain Embossing Folder

127821 woodgrain emb folder

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Up to 50% OFF Stampin Up stamping and crafting supplies

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STAMPIN' UP! SALE


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Extra 30 off patty bennettWould you like and ADDITIONAL 30% off your Sale prices this week??  consider joining Stampin' Up! and my Luv 2 Stamp group - you'll get 30% off your first order of over $150 in your first 45 days.. so you could order sale priced items on your Starter Kit form, AND GET THE FREE SET OF INK PADS, and THEN get 30% off all the other sale items you want on your first order.... food for thought...

 

 plus... extra special items on sale for 24 hours only!!

Monday, November 19, midnight - 11:50 PM (MT)

 

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Wednesday, November 28, midnight - 11:50 PM (MT)

 

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118941 Clear Block Bundle (Blocks A-I)

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SPECIAL NOTE:  CONTROL FREAKS BLOG TOUR COMING TOMORROW ... CHECK BACK ON NOV. 20th!

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My Digital Studio 2 NEWS & HUGE SALE

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Mds2 logoStampin' Up!

has GREAT news!!

Ready? Drum roll . . .

the MDS 2 discs will be available November 29!

If you've been waiting on the discs before buying MDS 2, let your countdown begin! Now you can plan to give away a few for Christmas too.

OR IF YOU WANT IT 1/2 OFF..

get the download this week

Online Extravaganza starts MONDAY, 11/19!!


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My personal recommendation??

Get the MDS 2+ download this week at 1/2 off

that's over $500 worth of downloads and MDS 2 for

only $39.98!!

(item code 130646 - sale starts Monday!)

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Want a chance to win ANY FREE DOWNLOAD OF YOUR CHOICE?

Post a COMMENT BELOW this blog post and let me know which one you'd like..I'll be drawing a random winner on Tues. Nov. 20th and ordering a free download of your choice for you! Open to US residents only, excludes MDS program download.

 

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Bold Snowflake Card Kit GIVE AWAY

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ONLINE EXTRAVAGANZA SALE STARTS MONDAY

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Have you checked out the Single Stamps available from Stampin' UP!?

I love them.. especially this Bold Snowflake.. it's my FAVE!

View them all online here or here

Bold snowflake merry and bright

Would you like to win a kit to make 4 of these cards

including a

FREE BOLD SNOWFLAKE SINGLE STAMP?

Bold snowflake give away kit

Just leave me a comment below and i'll randomly pick a winner on Monday at noon and send you the kit and the free stamp!  You will need a clear block, Baja Breeze ink and a greeting stamp.

Just to change things up, I offered an alterative design in class when we made these cards, adding the flocked clear acetate paper to the card (from the Candlelight Christmas DSP pack)... not sure which one i like best, but your free kit will include it all!

Bold snowflake merry and bright cards Bold snowflake supplies

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 Did you know that ONLINE ORDERING is super easy for the supplies listed above? Visit my online ordering site here! (then "sign in") and type in any of the item codes above.

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