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Rose Garden Birthday card with golden touches

 

Wow.. I stamped this a long time ago and never got around to sharing it!   I love the soft feel of this card!  Cindee and I created it together, and we used a card somewhere on the internet for inspiration, but as usual, we veered off course and made it our own.  Or it might have been a catalog sample.. now I don't remember!!

 

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The pretty, feminine floral Birthday Bouquet paper is found on page 9 of the Occasions catalog.  We put a 2" strip of it at the bottom of the card, then layered the tag on top of a stamped rose image.  We used the rose from the Rose Wonder stamp set on pg 18 of the 2016 Stampin UP! Occasions catalog, and just stamped it in Whisper White craft ink and let it dry on the Blushing Bride cardstock card. 

We were doing our best to use layers.. lots of different layers.. so our tag has 4 layers plus the flower embellishment! 

 

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Noteworthy Card Design Features:

  • Corrugated paper was used for the tag
  • Ornate Tag Topper punch gives the corrugated tag a fancy feel
  • Banner Framelits created the 2 smaller banners, but you could also use the Banner Triple Punch, and the Banner punch was used for the smallest banner layer (see all products at the bottom of this post)
  • the Happy Birthday Greeting was gold heat embossed for a touch of class
  • we splattered the Gold Wink of Stella Pen onto the finished card - gold splatters are a great finishing touch!
  • the hand cut flower with Enamel Dot center gives one more layer of texture to the card

 

Stampin' UP! Color Combo for this Birthday Card:

 

 

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Ask Patty!

 

Last month, during one of our Live Luv 2 Stamp Group events, I posted an "ask Patty" comment and let my demonstrators ask anything they wanted to know.. it was SO MUCH FUN and the questions were great!!

I wanted to pose the same question to you, my faithful customers and blog readers.. do you have a question for me? Something I can help you with?

 

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I am interested in your questions!  Please click on COMMENTS on this blog post - it's at the bottom of THIS blog post on www.PattyStamps.com, and let me know if you have stamping technique questions, organizing questions, business questions, questions about where we live, my family, my garden, my hobbies, etc.  No need to ask my age or my weight.. I'll be 56 in May, and I weigh too much, .. so there.. we got those two out of the way. :)

Or maybe you have suggestions of projects, tutorials, or videos I could do.. go ahead and leave those comments, too!

I look forward to hearing from you.. and I hope you have an awesome weekend!

OH>> did I mention the Random Prize Drawing!? :)

I'll be randomly selecting 3 comments and sending these 3 extra Oct. 2015 Paper Pumpkin Kits I have on hand!  Winners will be announced on Tues., March 1st here on my blog.. so check back to see if you are a winner!  Be sure to leave your name, city and state in the comment if you want to be entered to win! 

 

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OH, and if you have not yet given Paper Pumpkin a try...

 

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Double Pocket Card with Wildflower Fields Sale a Bration Paper

 

I just love it when Stampin' Up! offers 12x12 designer paper as one of the free Sale a Bration gifts!!  This beautiful package of paper has such gorgeous patterns and rich colors!!  Did you notice that it features several of the RETIRING IN COLORS?

I created these fun Double Pocket Cards with the Wildflower Fields Sale a Bration paper - a free gift choice with your $50 order during Sale a Bration 2016, and my Simply Scored board and Diagonal Plate.  See link below in this post for video tutorial.

 

Create a Double Pocket Card with your Simply Scored Board and Diagonal Plate from Stampin Up!. Customer Thank You cards featuring Wildflower Fields paper - a free gift choice during Sale a Bration 2016, by Patty Bennett

 

Learn how to create this easy double pocket card!!  I created a video in 2012 for this card!

WATCH THE 2012 VIDEO tutorial here!

And if you want to see a 2nd version of this card.. I have another 2012 video for you HERE.

I created these double pocket cards for my customers who ordered during Super Bowl weekend.. they each received a free package of "It's my Party" Enamel Dots with their thank you!

 

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This card has 2 pockets!! One on the front and one on the inside.. perfect for slipping in a gift card, a note, a photo, a small gift.. I just love this fun style!  You'll need your Simply Scored Board and Diagonal Scoring plate.  Check out easy online ordering at the bottom of this blog post - just click any of the product photos to go to my online store.

 

Create a Double Pocket Card with your Simply Scored Board and Diagonal Plate from Stampin Up!. Customer Thank You cards featuring Wildflower Fields paper - a free gift choice during Sale a Bration 2016, by Patty Bennett

 

The embellishment on this card is stamped using the You're So Lovely stamp set, found on pg 32 of the 2016 Occasions catalog, and punched out with the 2-3/8" Scallop Circle Punch.  I also punched out a little flower using the Petite Petals flower punch and scraps from these cards. 

 

Create a Double Pocket Card with your Simply Scored Board and Diagonal Plate from Stampin Up!. Customer Thank You cards featuring You're So Lovely stamp set, 2-3/8" scallop circle punch and  Wildflower Fields paper - a free gift choice during Sale a Bration 2016, by Patty Bennett

 Again.. these are several of the Retiring In Colors.. be sure to grab yours soon before they sell out.  Click for more info on the retiring colors! And Don't Delay.. they will sell out fast!

 

Wildflower Fields In Color color combo:

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Project Life Cards - Organized! Watch the Video!

 

 I did it! It's organized!!  My Project Life cards, albums and pages are all happily organized and... drum roll... I've been USING THEM and have even completed an entire year in the past couple of weeks!

Thanks to Project Life by Stampin' Up! supplies and my Stamp-n-Storage organizer, I'm a happy camper and am committed to preserving our family memories in albums!

 

Patty's Craft Room Makeover Project Life counter organized for memory keeping with Stamp n Storage card organizer.

 

Being organized with the Stamp n Storage pocket Scrapbook Holder and having your crafting supplies at your fingertips is essential to a happy crafting experience and the key to USING your supplies!!  I'm so happy now that I can just grab some photos and slip them into my Project Life albums anytime!!!

WARNING.. although this card organizer is amazingly fabulous.. there are some really disturbing MESSY MESSY MESSY craft room images in this video!!  :)

 

 

 

 If you are unable to watch the video above, see it on YouTube here.

 

Watch THIS VIDEO to see WHY I am working on Project Life in 2016!

 

Patty's Craft Room Makeover Project Life counter organized for memory keeping with Stamp n Storage card organizer.

 

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Project Life by Stampin' Up! supplies available here! Albums, cards, accessory packs, pocket pages, stamps, journaling markers and more all available HERE ONLINE!

Stamp n Storage Project Life card organizer available HERE online (mine is the largest size).

As I mentioned in the video above, I did go ahead and have my neighbor install a raised countertop over the wood cabinet top.. so now I have about 4" more space, plus a slot between the countertops to store all the flat background boards I use for photography and video backgrounds, PLUS (BIG plus) it's about 5" taller so I can very comfortably stand at this counter and work!!

 

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Patty's Craft Room Makeover Project Life counter organized for memory keeping.

Patty's Craft Room Makeover Project Life counter organized for memory keeping with Stamp n Storage card organizer.

 

Patty Bennett's 1st complete Project Life album - 2001 is Done!

 

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 Disclaimer, More Products and a Tip.. the items shown below are most of the Project Life by Stampin' Up! supplies, but please CLICK HERE to see them all.  AND, click HERE to see the video showing you how to view all the cards in each box! :)

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 TIP>> check out the Clearance Rack priced box sets and accessory packs HERE. . the discounted prices are not showing above, but they are a great way to try out a pack of Project Life cards for only $6.38!

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WHY I am doing Project Life in 2016 - My "Why" video

 

You've heard me chat about Project Life by Stampin' Up!, preserving our family memories and my commitment to that in 2016... and today I am sharing my "Why" with you in the VIDEO BELOW! 

We all have memories, some of us have preserved them in some sort of album, some of us need to do that.. no matter what stage you are in, I hope you find this 2-day mini-series about organizing your photos and memorabilia and getting going with your own Project Life by Stampin' Up! albums helpful!

WATCH the Video below to learn WHY I'm passionate about getting this done!

 

 

 

If you cannot view the video, please click here to see it on my YouTube channel.

 

Coming tomorrow.. the full story and video of my craft room Project Life Workspace Makeover!

Patty's craft room makeover Project Life counter - before and after

 

Tune in tomorrow for the video and all the details of my Project Life workspace makeover!

Order your fabulous Project Life Card Organizer at Stamp-n-Storage here!

I am so excited that this area is done and that I'm USING it and have completed 1 year of a Project Life album already!!

I'm working "in the past" and catching up with photos from the early 2000's.. I have about 10 -15  years of photos from our married life that need to be preserved, so I just finished up 2001 last week!  The memories are so fun to look back on when Jason was only 10 and in 5th grade!! 

I've also got all those photos from the late 1800's to about 1980 from the video above, to be archived and preserved, too!

Several of you have asked me to share some sample pages from my albums.. so I am sharing a few today..

 

Patty's Project Life by Stampin' Up! pages with tips. Preserve your family photo memories with Project Life. #plxsu

Watch for the tips I am sharing on these pages.. it's fun to mix up your pocket pages and use a 12x12 pocket page for larger memorabilia, or crop your photos and mount them to a 4x6 Project Life card.

 

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I have also found that I take about 1/2 of my photos vertical and half horizontal, so, I need to mix up my pocket pages from the Variety Pack 1 (#135294 - here) in my layouts.

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It's great to include admission tickets and postcards in your Project Life pages, too!

Patty's Project Life by Stampin' Up! pages with tips. Preserve your family photo memories with Project Life. #plxsu

 

If you are ready to get going and preserve some memories with Project Life by Stampin' Up!, watch the video I did with Sara Douglass as she shares the 3 easy steps it takes to get going!  WATCH OUR VIDEO here.

MY WHY... I am preserving our memories so that I don't leave my son with boxes and boxes of photos like this from my childhood, my mom and dad's early life, and my ancestors.

 

Why I am committed to preserving our family photos with Project Life by Stampin' UP! - watch the video!

 

Stay with me and check back tomorrow for all the details on my new Project Life workspace!! I love it!

 

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Patty's 2016 Project Life Challenge!

If you are willing to take my 2016 challenge and make this the year that you start Project Life, or get back to it, leave me a comment and let me know!  Let's do this together!  If you need Project Life by Stampin' Up! Supplies, click here or the icon below to shop online anytime!

 

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What's Free during Sale a Bration?

 

I'm so glad you asked!! There are 11 free gift items to select from during Sale a Bration!

The beautiful Glitter Tape on this card below is one of the Free Gifts with purchase you might select with your $50 order!

Love Heart card featuring Love Story project life by Stampin' UP! card, Chalk Lines stamp set, red glimmer paper, sweetheart punch and free Sale a Bration Glitter Tape, by Patty Bennett.

 

I used a Project Life card from the Love Story card collection (see it here). I punched out a red glimmer paper heart to add to the card and also stamped the row of hearts on the Real Red cardstock using the Chalk Lines border set (see it here). Everything is mounted to a Stampin' UP! thick Whisper White note card.

The beautiful silver glitter tape (Sale a Bration item) was the fun accent I added to the top and bottom of the card.

 

During Sale a Bration 2016 (Jan 5 - March 31, 2016), with each $50 you purchase you select one of these 11 gifts:

2016 Sale a Bration gifts from Stampin' UP! - click shop online at www.PattyStamps.com

 

Yes, 3 of them are new.. you'll notice I've flagged those above!

For more info about the 3 new items, WATCH my VIDEO here.

Watch the Stampin' UP! video below for more info about this great Glitter Tape!

 

 

 

If you cannot view the video, click here to watch it on YouTube.

 

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This is the time to Stock Up on In Colors!

Do you know about the Stampin' UP! In Color program?

Each year when the new annual catalog comes out (June 1, 2016 is the next one) there will be 5 new In Colors introduced, and that is the FUN news.. but the sad news is, that means 5 colors WILL RETIRE!!

The RETIRING In Colors are shown below.. these ink pads, cardstock packs, ink refills, and In Color Accessories will only be available while supplies last.  In past years, once they are announced on the Retiring List, they have sold out QUICKLY! 

WHY am I telling you this NOW?  So that you can place your order NOW, get them before they are gone, but also so that you can take advantage of the FREE GIFTS offered during Sale a Bration!

 

  Stampin' UP! Retiring In Colors from 2014 - 2016. Available while supplies last. Click Shop Online at www.PattyStamps.com

 

I have created a little sampler of In Color cards for you using the retiring 5 In Colors, Hello Honey, Blackberry Bliss, Tangelo Twist, Lost Lagoon and Mossy Meadow.  I have used some fun products on these cards:

When you purchase a minimum of $50 of these products above (or any Stampin' UP! products), you will have earned a free Sale a Bration item!  I selected the "What I Love" flower set on pg 7 of the Sale a Bration catalog as my FREE item!

Check out the great use of the Suite Sayings stamp set below.. what a fabulous versatile set! Click here for more info!

 

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Which Color will you miss the most?  Leave me a comment and let me know!

 

Confetti embossing folder and Wink of Stella Glitter pen embellish these Stampin' UP! Retiring In Color cards from 2014 - 2016. Available while supplies last. Click Shop Online at www.PattyStamps.com

I embossed each 4" x 5-1/4" Whisper White piece of cardstock with the Confetti embossing folder in my Big Shot (see it on pg 5 of the 2016 Occasions catalog), and then stamped 2 of the flowers right on the cardstock.  I stamped an extra flower on a separate piece of cardstock, cut it out with my Paper Snips, and mounted it to the card with Stampin' Dimensionals to raise it up.  The leaf on each card is stamped and die cut in Mossy Meadow ink/cardstock, using the Botanical Blooms stamp set and Botanical Builder Framelit set.

 

Add the Wink of Stella Glitter pen to your stamped "What I Love" flowers from Sale a Bration 2016 from Stampin' UP!

 

The last finishing touch was to color the raised flower with the Wink of Stella Glitter pen to give it a pop of shimmer and shine!

 

Stock up NOW on the retiring colors before they run out.. .because they will! History shows that the retiring In Colors can sell out as soon as the 1st day that they are officially announced as retiring.

GET FREE STUFF when you order In Colors! Select the What I Love flower set if you would like to make a set of these In Color cards as shown in this blog post.

 

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This great flower stamp can be yours free with any $50 purchase, but only through March 31, 2016.  It's called "What I Love" and it's on pg 7 of the Sale a Bration brochure!  Add #141276 to your $50 order! :)
 

 

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Bear Hugs Balloon Card for a Friend

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My Sweet Friend Kylie Bertucci from Australia asked me to be a part of her Crazy Crafters team Blog Hop.  What a fun honor to be included in their hop!!

This month the Crazy Crafters are all casing Patty Bennett!!   CASE means Copy and Share Everything.  They are using my blog and my projects as inspiration.  They are copying something I have posted in the past.  The list of the Crazy Crafters participating in the blog hop is at the bottom of this post.. please visit them all!

This is my Bear Hugs card contribution to the Blog Hop!

Bear Hugs card with balloon bouquet handstampd wtih 2016 Occaions catalog supplies from Stampin' Up!. Bear Hugs bundle and Balloon Celebration sets.Click Shop online at www.PattyStamps.com

I thought this Bear Hugs FRIEND card was very fitting for this blog hop, since Kylie and her husband Bruno have become our friends!  It was fun to have a room right next to them on our Stampin' Up! Hawaii trip last year!  I really enjoy getting to know demonstrators from all over the world!!  And am happy to call them both my FRIEND! :)

This is Kylie and Bruno on their balcony in Hawaii, next door to our balcony!

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 I love the happy balloons on this card !!

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My big brown bear is holding a whole bouquet of balloons on this fun card!  You could use this card for a birthday, get well, "just because", congrats or anything!!  

The balloons are stamped in Daffodil Delight, Melon Mambo and Calypso Coral. I love how the colors mix when the balloons overlap!  I used the outline portion of the stamp in Archival Basic Black ink to really make the balloons Pop!  (no pun intended!!) :)

 

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All of the sweet little flowers are stamps from the Bear Hugs stamp set, just stamped over and over in Archival Black ink, then colored in with Stampin' Write markers.  See all supplies listed at the bottom of this post.

I stamped Mr. Brown Bear in Archival Black ink on Very Vanilla cardstock, then lightly sponged on some Soft Suede color.  He is die cut with the Bear Hugs framelit dies.   The stamps and dies are also offered in a bundle at a 15% discount!

 Hey, I just thought of this.. I think I'll name my bear Bruno in honor of Kylie's hubby! He's on this blog hop too, so please be sure to visit him, and everyone on the list!

 

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You are currently at Patty Bennett's blog.  Please visit all the blogs on the list below.  If you have time, leave comments on the cards you enjoy the most.. we all love comments! :)

CRAZY CRAFTERS BLOG HOP lineup:

 

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 NOTE:  the Bear Hugs stamps and dies may be purchased in wood mount or clear mount and separately or at a 15% discount in a bundle.. and the Balloon Celebration set and the matching balloon punch may be purchased separately or in a bundle as well..  see below for all options:

 

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Whohooo! Fast Fuse Refills On Sale!

 

Did you get  chance to check out the Weekly Deals online this week!?

I am SO excited that the Fast Fuse Refills are on sale.. you can see by this photo that it's my #1 favorite amazingly wonderful Stampin' Up! adhesive product!!!

  Stampin UP! Fast Fuse Adhesive refill on sale this week - check out the Weekly Deals at www.PattyStamps.com

 

Did I mention I LOVE Fast Fuse? :)

 

Purchase your Fast Fuse here, and your Fast Fuse Refills on SALE here!

 

Watch my video below for tips using your Fast Fuse!

 

 

 

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Q&A: I had some questions about additional tips for using Fast Fuse, and how to make it work smoothly.

Answers/Tips:

  1. Watch the video above for tips
  2. Use a VERY LIGHT touch when applying your Fast Fuse.. you do NOT need to press down hard on your paper
  3. When you open up the 2 halves of the case (like when you are going to put in a refill) there should be 3 pins/knobs inside.. if one has broken off due to wear and tear or a heavy hand when applying, it may be time to buy a new case. .it's important that all 3 pins/knobs are there
  4. When you put in a refill, be sure there are no glue gobs at the tip where the fast fuse comes out.. pull them off with your fingers
  5. After every few refills (after 2 or 3 refills) get some Goo Gone on a paper towel and really clean off the case near where the fast fuse comes out.. you need to keep the glue gobs off of the case to make it run smoothly
  6. If all else fails, you may need to buy a new case and start fresh .. you will notice a big difference if any of the tips above are not helping

 

 

 

Stampin' UP! Weekly Deals on sale Feb. 16 to Feb. 22, 2016. click shop online at www.PattyStamps.com

 

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Farmer's Market Fruit Card

 

You know that Saying.. When Live Gives You Lemons....

Well, I say, MAKE A CARD!

 

Stampin' Up! Apple of my Eye thank you card with lemons and Farmer's Market paper background.  Project Life cards added for a touch of shimmery gold! card by Patty Bennett at www.PattyStamps.com

 

Create a fun card with lemons, apples, pears, peaches, oranges, limes or cherries!! Use the cute Apple of My Eye stamp set on pg 47 of the 2016 Stampin' UP! Occasions Catalog and create a whole fruit salad if you wish! ;)

 

140736 Stampin' UP! Apple of my Eye stamp set. Make cards with apples, oranges, lemons, limes, peaches, cherries and pears!

 The pretty gold frame and gold circle and Watermelon Wonder card are all from a Project Life card packet!!  This great Memories in the Making Specialty card packet can be your free gift with a $50 online Stampin' Up! purchase during Sale a Bration 2016.  Just add #141018 to your order after your subtotal reaches $50. 

For a tip on seeing the card selection in each Project Life packet, click here and watch my video tip!

 

Stampin' Up! Apple of my Eye thank you card with lemons and Farmer's Market paper background.  Project Life cards added for a touch of shimmery gold! card by Patty Bennett at www.PattyStamps.com

The background piece of paper that looks like wood is from the Farmer's Market Designer Series Paper pack, #138448 on pg 143 in the 2015/2016 annual catalog. 

I used the 1-1/2" and 1-3/4" circle punches to make punching out the lemons easy peasy!

 

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Have you ever wondered what some of the Stampin' UP! Designer Series Papers really look like?

Have you wondered how I knew which fun bicycle cards to use as backgrounds for my Pedal Pushers cards?

Have you ever needed a little more info about what comes in a Bundle?

Wonder no more.. watch my video below for tips on navigating the Stampin' Up! Online Store!

 

  

 

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So if you wondered how I selected just the perfect Bicycle cards to go with my Pedal Pusher stamp set, now you know!  (watch the video above!) ;)

Stampin' Up! Let's Get Away project life cards are perfect for pairing with the Pedal Pusher Sale a Bration stamp set! #plxsu

 

The Let's Get Away Project Life card collection is the perfect kit to pair with your Pedal Pusher Stamp set!

  • Let's Get Away Project Life card collection #137907 HERE online
  • Pedal Pusher Stamp Set - new for Sale a Bration 2016 - FREE with your $50 online order  SEE THIS POST for more info

 

 

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Pedal Pusher Bicycle Built for Two! New for Sale a Bration!

 

What fun!! 

3 new Sale a Bration products were just introduced for 2016!! 

CLICK HERE to see the video and the 3 new products!

What is Sale a Bration?  It's the biggest promotion of the year from Stampin' Up! and allows you to select one of 11 free gifts of your choice with each $50 you spend from the Stampin' Up! catalogs or the Clearance Rack!

 

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For the fun Pedal Pusher "bicycle built for two" card above, I stamped the bicycle image onto a Project Life card, from the Let's Get Away card kit (#137907). There are lots of cute bicycles in that card kit! See it HERE online.

I decided to turn this in to a fun birthday card by stamping the birthday greeting from Suite Sayings in the label part of the card and then adding punched balloons!!    If you need more info on this card, CLICK HERE to watch the video.

I stamped the bicycle in Basic Black Archival ink and colored it with Stampin' Write Markers.

Below you can see the cute little balloon punch I used - it's in the Party Punch Pack found on pg 4 of the 2016 Occasions catalog.  I drew the balloon strings with my Basic Black Stampin' Write Marker.  I cut the bicycle Project Life card down to about 3-7/8" x 5-1/8" and layered it onto a Calypso Coral piece of cardstock cut to 4" x 5-1/4", then onto a standard size Bermuda Bay folded card.

 

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Party Punch Pack available here online or by clicking the product photos at the bottom of this post.

Sale a Bration Benefits: Jan. 5 to March 31, 2016, you will earn one of the 11 FREE products in the Sale a Bration brochure for each $50 you spend...

  • place a $50 order, receive 1 of the 11 free gifts and record your order on 1 line of the Free Stamps with Patty form
  • place a $100 order, receive 2 of the 11 free gifts and record your order on 2 lines of the Free Stamps with Patty form
  • place a $150 order, receive 3 of the 11 free gifts and record your order on 3 lines of the Free Stamps with Patty form AND select hostess rewards (10% of your order)
  • No Limit.. keep going and earn more free rewards!
  • See page 3 of the Sale a Bration brochure.. if your order or party total is over $250, you'll enjoy an EXTRA $25 in free hostess credit to purchase products of your choice!!

For more ideas using this fun Pedal Pusher stamp set, Watch the Video below:

 

 

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3 New Sale a Bration Gift Choices!

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Stampin' UP! is releasing 3 new Sale a Bration Gift Choices you might select as your free gift with $50 purchase!  As of today, you can select the 2 stamp sets or 3-pack of glimmer tape as one of your free items when you place your order with me!  Shop Online Here.  See below for all 11 gift choices available through 3/31/16.

3 new Sale a Bration gifts from Stampin' Up!. Available through March 31, 2016. Click Shop Online at www.PattyStamps.com

 

Watch the Video Below for all the info and fun samples using the 3 new Sale a Bration gifts!

 

 

 

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This is a card I created when I was stamping at Cindee's house one day when we were using the Apple of My Eye stamp set.  The funny thing is, we started off saying, "Let's create something with a Project Life card"... and this is what we ended up with!

Do you ever do that? Go off on a tangent once you started creating!?

Apple of my Eye cherry card featuring Stampin' Up! stamps, ink and paper from the 2016 Occasions catalog, by Patty Bennett

 

We actually DID incorporate a Project Life card.. the polkadot piece in the background is a card from the Memories in the Making Project Life card set.. it is embossed "white on white" and I sponged Real Red onto the card. The white embossed polkadots resist the ink and stay white.  It's like the Color Me Irresistible paper on page 142 of the annual catalog.. you can do the same color resist technique with that paper!

 

Apple of my Eye cherry card featuring Stampin' Up! stamps, ink and paper from the 2016 Occasions catalog, by Patty Bennett

 

The stamp set we used on this cheery cherry card (LOL) is called Apple of My Eye and you can find it on pg 47 of the 2016 Stampin' UP! Occasions catalog.  The cherries, greeting, stem and leaves are all in that set.  If you need really great leaves to go with any of your floral or fruit images, the leaves in this set are AMAZING.

 

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There is a card sample on pg 47 of the Occasions catalog that we used as our inspiration.  The 2" wide Whisper White tag is punched with the Scalloped Tag Topper punch and then stamped with the cherries and greeting. The background is stamped repeatedly with one of the leaves in Old Olive which was stamped off first on scratch paper.

Everything is layered onto a Thick Whisper White piece of cardstock cut at 4-1/4" x 11" and folded as a top fold card.

 

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