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February 2018

Springtime Foil Note Card featuring Flying Home set

 Have you seen all of the amazing Springtime Foils paper samples on social media over the last week or so?  Oh my goodness... this is the most amazing Stampin' UP! Sale-a-Bration gift offering in a long time!!!!  I love it!  You can earn a pack of 12 sheets as your free gift with $50 order during Sale-a-Bration!

  

Flying Home birdhouse card colored with Stampin' Up! Stampin' Blends markers.  Springtime Foils paper background. By Patty Bennett

I covered this adorable Stampin' UP! Whisper White Note Card with the leaf pattern from the Springtime Foils paper and then stamped the Birdhouse image from the Flying Home stamp set and colored it with Stampin' Blends before adding it to this card.

Stampin' Blends most likely going on Backorder!

Due to the popularity of the Stampin' Blends, Stampin' Up! has let us know that the following colors will most likely go on backorder until possibly the end of April:

  • Bermuda Bay (Light and Dark)
  • Bronze
  • Calypso Coral (Dark)
  • Crumb Cake (Light and Dark)
  • Ivory
  • Pink Pirouette (Light and Dark)
  • Pool Party (Light and Dark – currently on backorder)
  • Pumpkin Pie (Dark)
  • Smoky Slate (Light and Dark)

You can view them ALL HERE in my ONLINE STORE

If you have been thinking about purchasing them, this is the right time to do it!

 

The Flying Home stamp set used on this card is found in the 2018 Occasions catalog, on pg 41, or here online.

I die cut the birdhouse image with my FAVORITE dies - Stitched Shape Framelits - and then added a scalloped oval Calpyso Coral die cut as a mat.  I love the springy colors, including the Calypso Coral glimmer ribbon - another free Sale-a-Bration gift available with a $50 order!

 

Springtime Foil specialty paper available as your free gift with purchase during Sale-a-Bration 2018 from Stampin' Up!. order online: www.MyStampOrder.com

 12 sheets in a pack - 12x12 specialty foil paper!

 

1 youtube Would you like to learn more about this paper?

Watch my Sale-a-Bration video here!

 Need more info about coloring with Stampin' Blends?

Watch my Stampin' Blends video series HERE.

I've included the Stampin' Blends colors in the supply list below.  If you'd like to create this card, you'll need the supplies noted at the bottom of my post.  You can click on any product photo to go to my online Stampin' Up! store.

 

Flying Home birdhouse card colored with Stampin' Up! Stampin' Blends markers.  Springtime Foils paper background. By Patty Bennett

 

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Great tip for storing your 6x6 Paper Stacks

 Do you love craft room storage tips?  Check out my video below today!

Tip for storing 6x6 paper stacks in your craft room, by Patty Bennett

I recently shared my tip for storing your 6x6 paper stacks on a Facebook Live video on my business facebook page.  If you missed it, I'm sharing it below.  I love to use the Avery Elle Extra Large stamp and die storage pockets, trimmed down to 7" tall to store each of my Stampin' Up! paper stacks, and the sticker packs fit perfectly as well!


Watch the Facebook Live replay below:

 

Thank you for watching.. did you catch that great tip at the end from Ali about punching the circle!?  :)

Oh my! that was amazing! Loved that extra tip!

 

Storage Box Link: Box I use to store the 6x6 paper stacks from Stamp-n-Storage. I use the medium size box.

 

Below: the Avery Elle pockets I bought on Amazon. They are so perfect for keeping all the loose 6x6 sheets and scraps together!

  Tip for storing 6x6 paper stacks in your craft room, by Patty Bennett

 

You can see more info about how I store and organize my Stampin' UP! products here..

Craft Room Storage Solutions & Tips:

 

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Fancy Birthday Card and Gift Tag

 Need something pretty, something floral, something fancy, or something shiny, for a birthday celebration?  Check out the Stampin' UP! Sweet Soiree suite of products in the 2018 Occasions catalog, pages 10 through 13!!

Sweet Soiree birthday card and gift tag idea. Stampin' UP! Occasions catalog 2018.  by Patty Bennett

 

ABOVE LEFT: a sweet little silver foil birthday tag created with the Sweet Cake Framelit dies, Cake Soiree stamp set and the Sweet Soiree Embellishment kit!  Topped off with some Berry Burst 3/8" metallic-edge ribbon.

Save 10% when you purchase a bundle!  Cake Soiree bundle wood mount #145816, Cake Soiree clear mount bundle #147627

ABOVE RIGHT:  Narrow Note card created with the Sweet Cake Framelit dies, Cake Soiree stamp set and the Sweet Soiree Embellishment kit! 

 

Sweet Soiree birthday card idea. Stampin' UP! Occasions catalog 2018.  by Patty Bennett

Sweet Soiree birthday gift tag idea. Stampin' UP! Occasions catalog 2018.  by Patty Bennett

BELOW: Suite Soiree bundle of projects.. previous handstamped cards shown here:

Blue floral love and hugs card here

Happy Birthday cake card here

More Narrow Note Card ideas here

Sweet Soiree birthday card and gift tag idea. Stampin' UP! Occasions catalog 2018.  by Patty Bennett

Shop the Sweet Soiree suite of products HERE.

Sweet Soiree suite of products from Stampin' UP! perfect for birthday cards, wedding cards and invitations, showers, parties and more!

 

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Whohooo! $1.5 Million Milestone Achieved!

 

Whohoooo! I'm super excited to share the great news!

 

I have reached the $1.5 million milestone

in personal sales with Stampin' Up!

 

THANK YOU to all of my customers who have ordered from me over the past 22+ years to help me achieve this goal!

 

That's a LOT of rubber stamps, paper and ink!

 

Due to the technical difficulties Stampin' Up! was experiencing with credit card processing on 2/22 (the day the milestone was official), I am sending a gift to EVERYONE who ordered that day!  Thank you for your patience!!

Winners of the two $75 shopping sprees:

   Joan C.

   and Laurie D.

 

Winner of the $150 shopping spree:

    Kim T.

I was SO touched at Kim's response when I told her she was the one who placed the order to push me over the $1.5 million sales milestone.  I asked her if I could share it with you...

 

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While I appreciate her confidence in me.. I don't think I'll hit the $2 million mark that soon! :)  But I have set a goal for myself for reaching that milestone! :)

Thank you from Patty Bennett!
 

 I still have one weekly gift to give away.. if you'd like to be entered to win the week 4 gift, comment below or place your order in my online store!

Who will win the week #4 giveaway for my Countdown to $1.5 million in Stampin' UP! sales!?

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Waterfront Palm Tree Card

 

Are you ready for summer?  I hope my Waterfront Palm Tree Beach card idea helps set the mood for summer!  I had the best time creating this after being inspired by an Instagram post by @tamihewlett.  Is it ok to say that I'm totally in love with this card?

Palm Tree Beach Scene card created with Brusho Crystal Colour and the Stampin' Up! Waterfront stamp set, by Patty Bennett

 

I created the background of this card by sprinkling Brusho colour crystals onto watercolor paper, then spritzing the background with water and a Stampin' Spritzer.  When it was dry I started to stamp images from the Waterfront stamp set on top with Soft Suede, Garden Green, Lemon Lime Twist and a touch of Early Espresso ink.  The Happy Birthday greeting is from the Beautiful Day set, stamped in Dapper Denim ink on Whisper White cardstock.

2 tips: the palm tree "tops" are stamped with both Garden Green and Lemon Lime Twist for added dimension, and I used an Early Espresso Stampin' Write marker to outline the left edge of each palm tree trunk to give it just a bit of dimension as well.

At the very end, I decide to paint some water in the foreground with the Prussian Blue Brusho and an Aqua Painter. Would you want to see a video tutorial for this card?

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for this sunset card HERE!

 

Palm Tree Beach Scene card created with Brusho Crystal Colour and the Stampin' Up! Waterfront stamp set, by Patty Bennett

 

Deciding which colors to highlight in the mat and folded card base wasn't easy. So many vibrant Stampin' Up! cardstock colors would have gone well with this card, but I selected Dapper Denim and Flirty Flamingo.

 

Shop online for your Waterfront stamp set here #146386

DID you know.. this stamp set is only $17 !!!!!  What a deal!

  146386 waterfront stamp set by Stampin' UP! available in my online store, order #146386 at www.MyStampOrder.com

 

If you are wondering about the "Hearts & Stars" wood embellishments on my card... it's because I love the beach more than anywhere else on earth.. so I just had to add hearts to this card.  I think my mom would have loved this card because the ocean was the one place where she'd rather be, too!

 

Palm Tree Beach Scene card created with Brusho Crystal Colour and the Stampin' Up! Waterfront stamp set, by Patty Bennett

 

Click the images below for more ideas featuring the Waterfront stamp set!

Waterfront cards handstamped by Patty Bennett featuring beach scene and die cut Adirondak chairs

Waterfront cards handstamped by Patty Bennett featuring mountain scenes and die cut Adirondak chairs

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Tips using Brusho Crystal Colour

 

 

Hope you enjoyed this card.. it is one of my most favorites ever! :)

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Springtime Foils card with Stampin' Blends

 

If you haven't selected the Springtime Foils paper as one of your Sale-a-Bration gifts for 2018 yet, I'd highly recommend that you select that on your next order!! It's SO gorgeous!!!  See the Springtime Foils paper here. Get is as your free gift with a $50 order in my online Stampin' UP! store!

Springtime Foils flower card inspried by Kylie, featuring Sale-a-Bration 2018 products from Stampin' UP!

 

 I was stamping with my friend Cindee last week and we were making a ton of cards, and she came across this idea on Facebook, shared by demonstrator Kylie Bertucci in Australia... we knew we immediately had to make this card!!!!

It features 2 of the patterns in the Springtime Foils paper pack.  We put the 4"x5-1/4" piece of rose gold foil polkadot paper onto a folded Powder Pink card, then cut out 2 flowers and leaves from the floral pattern in the Springtime Foils pack with our Paper Snips to layer on top of a scalloped Powder Pink circle. So simple, so sweet, so stunning!

 

Springtime Foils flower card inspried by Kylie, featuring Sale-a-Bration 2018 products from Stampin' UP!

We messaged this photo to Kylie to show her we loved her card!

 

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paper, please watch it on my YouTube channel here.

 

The rose gold polkadots certainly look perfect with the Powder Pink cardstock! 

We finished off the card by coloring one flower with our Pink Pirouette Stampin' Blends markers, and adding some copper trimmed ribbon from the January Paper Pumpkin kit!! (get refills here).

 

Springtime Foils flower card inspried by Kylie, featuring Sale-a-Bration 2018 products from Stampin' UP!

 The You Are Loved sentiment is found in the Blossoming Basket bundle (another free Sale-a-Bration gift), stamped on Powder Pink cardstock and die cut with the Petals & More thinlit dies.

A Subtles pink enamel shape heart and a piece of doily finish off this card.

 

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Tutti-Frutti bowl of strawberries

  My heart is so happy when I look at this darling note card!!  Cindee designed this card and I made it at her house using the Fruit Basket stamp set from the Tutti Frutti suite in the 2018 Stampin' Up! Occasions catalog! (see pgs 28 & 29 or HERE online)

Fruit Basket card idea with Strawberries from the Stampin' UP! Tutti Frutti suite - 2018 Occasions catalog

Anything red, white and blue just makes me smile, and this card is no exception!  I love it! 

We stamped the bowl in Dapper Denim ink but stamped off the solid image once on our grid sheet then stamped the outline over the solid bowl.  As you'll see below, we masked the bowl and started stamping strawberries. Then we stamped extra strawberries (Real Red and Lemon Lime Twist) on scrap Whisper White cardstock and punched them out with the strawberry punch from the Fruit Basket Itty Bitty Fruit punch pack.

  

How to mask and stamp the Fruit Basket card with Strawberries from the Stampin' UP! Tutti Frutti suite - 2018 Occasions catalog

 Mini Stampin' Dimensionals just seem to be made for these itty bitty punched fruit pieces!  Use your Paper Piercing tool to easily place them on your card!

Add tiny stamped / punched strawberries with Mini Stampin' Dimensionals on this Fruit Basket card with Strawberries from the Stampin' UP! Tutti Frutti suite - 2018 Occasions catalog

 

The Night of Navy Gingham ribbon just makes this card PERFECT!!  I love it! Doesn't it just get you in the mood for a summer picnic or at least a great fruit salad!?

 

Fruit Basket card idea with Strawberries from the Stampin' UP! Tutti Frutti suite - 2018 Occasions catalog

A strip of Tutti Frutti paper is the perfect touch for the top of the card.  It's layered onto Real Red cardstock and onto a top fold 4-1/4" square Thick Whisper White card.

 

145977 Fruit Basket bundle: stamp set and Itty Bitty Fruit punch pack from the Tutti Frutti suite - Stampin' UP!

 Shop online!  Click the image above or below to shop in my Stampin' Up! online store.

Tutti Frutti 6x6 paper stack - Stampin' UP! #145606 online at www.MyStampOrder.com

 

Fruit Basket card idea with Strawberries from the Stampin' UP! Tutti Frutti suite - 2018 Occasions catalog

Don't miss the Classic Stampin' Spots on page 29.. these are perfect for inking the little fruit pieces in this stamp set!

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Watercolor Waterfront Card Ideas with Adirondak Chair

 

One of the most popular stamp sets in the Stampin' UP! Occasions catalog is the Waterfront set.  It is so amazing and versatile!  Today I am sharing 3 cards that look like little watercolored pieces of art, but they are stamped with the Waterfront set!!

Waterfront stamp set watercolor cards featuring Seasonal Layers adirondak chair die cut. Staampin' Up! card making supplies. Cards by Patty Bennett

 

All 3 of my Waterfront cards feature a piece of Wood Textures designer paper, and a die cut adirondak chair for a rustic, outdoorsy feeling. The Adirondak chair die is found in the Seasonal Layers thinlit set here.

 

Waterfront stamp set watercolor card featuring Seasonal Layers adirondak chair die cut and Wood Textures paper. Staampin' Up! card making supplies. Cards by Patty Bennett

 

After stamping each watercolor paper die cut circle with the Waterfront set, I added some water with an Aqua Painter. If you want a really blurry, watercolor look, add more water.  If you want more defined images, add less water.

 

Waterfront stamp set watercolor card featuring Seasonal Layers adirondak chair die cut and Wood Textures paper. Staampin' Up! card making supplies. Cards by Patty Bennett

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watch my video on YouTube here.

 

Waterfront stamp set watercolor card featuring Seasonal Layers adirondak chair die cut and Wood Textures paper. Staampin' Up! card making supplies. Cards by Patty Bennett

 

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Winner of Week 3 Give Away - Countdown to $1.5 million

 WHohooo!  Week #3 prize Winner!

As you know, I am counting down to my next milestone of achieving $1.5 million in personal sales!

It should happen this month and I'm very excited, and very grateful to you, my amazing customers!

I'm sharing prizes all month long (each Wednesday) along with 3 shopping sprees!

 

Countdown to $1.5 million in personal sales - Patty Bennett, STampin' Up! demonstrator

 

The winner of the week 3 give away is:

Nancy D. who ordered on Feb. 17th!

CONGRATULATIONS!!

 

 Click to Read More about the countdown and prizes!

 

This week the lucky winner will receive:

  • Watercolor Paper
  • Aqua Painters
  • Blender Pens
  • Stampin' UP! Watercolor Pencils

 

Have you ordered in my online Stampin' Up! store  to be entered to win next week?

Weekly Winners:

  • Week 1: Amanda D.
  • Week 2: Lucy R.
  • Week 3: Nancy D.

  Leave a comment to be entered to win the week 4 prize!

 

 

In addition to the 4 weekly prizes, I'll be giving away

3 Shopping Sprees!

Shopping Spree rewards to celebrate Patty Bennett's $1.5 million in career sales with Stampin' Up! celebration!

 

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Alternate Paper Pumpkin Ideas with Springtime Foils paper

 I am so in love with the Springtime Foils paper - a new gift choice from Stampin' UP! during Sale-a-Bration with your $50 online order!!  I paired it with one of my refill kits from the January Paper Pumpkin card kit.. what a GREAT kit this is, and the copper hearts match perfectly with the Rose Gold details in the Springtime Foil paper!

 

Alternate Paper Pumpkin card ideas for January 2018, featuring Stampin' UP! Springtime Foils Sale-a-Bration paper!  Pocket card ideas by Patty Bennett

 

All of the ideas I'm sharing today feature the Paper Pumpkin refill kit for January 2018.  You get enough supplies to create 16 pocket cards with this refill kit! Scroll to the bottom of this post for all the details.

 

Alternate Paper Pumpkin Kit Idea #1:

featuring Springtime Foil Sale-a-Bration paper!

Alternate Paper Pumpkin card ideas for January 2018, featuring Stampin' UP! Springtime Foils Sale-a-Bration paper!  Pocket card ideas by Patty Bennett

 

I stamped the thanks sentiment from "All Things Thanks" in Memento black ink on Whisper White cardstock, and die cut them with the Stitched Shape framelits for the inserts of this card design.

Seriously.. this January Paper Pumpkin refill kit is worth it just for all the yards of copper metallic-edge ribbon!!!  Be still my heart!!  :)

Alternate Paper Pumpkin card ideas for January 2018, featuring Stampin' UP! Springtime Foils Sale-a-Bration paper!  Pocket card ideas by Patty Bennett

 

For these cards, I colored some of the flowers on the Springtime Foils paper with my Light and Dark Pink Pirouette Stampin' Blends markers, then punched some out with my 2" circle punch.  I cut others out with my Paper Snips.  I used Copper Foil paper (above) and my Starburst punch for layering with the 2" circle. 

For the cards below, I used the Starburst punch and Powder Pink cardstock to layer with the 2" punched circle.

 

Coloring the gorgeous rose gold Springtime foils paper with Stampin' UP! Pink Pirouette Stampin' Blends.  Get this paper as your free gift with purchase through 3-31-18. Shop online: www.MyStampOrder.com

Alternate Idea #2:

Featuring the Springtime Foils Sale-a-Bration paper

select this beautiful paper as your free gift with $50 purchase.. CLICK TO WATCH THE VIDEO with all the details

Alternate Paper Pumpkin card ideas for January 2018, featuring Stampin' UP! Springtime Foils Sale-a-Bration paper colored with Stampin' Blends!  Pocket card ideas by Patty Bennett

Coloring the flowers with the Pink Pirouette Stampin' Blends is quick and easy. This paper colors very quickly as it has a slight glossy coating on it.

I used Stampin' Dimensionals to pop up the circle and the extra cut out flower, BONUS: you also get a sheet of them in the refill kit!

Alternate Paper Pumpkin card ideas for January 2018, featuring Stampin' UP! Springtime Foils Sale-a-Bration paper!  Pocket card ideas by Patty Bennett



 January Paper Pumpkin Kit Refill, available while supplies last, only $8 per kit, plus tax & shipping.

Click Here to order if you are a current subscriber.

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Not yet a subscriber?  Why not join with a 1 month trial subscription HERE, enjoy the March 2018 kit (shipping next month) with an extra FREE GIFT inside, and then you'll enjoy the benefits of being able to order ANY of the past available refill kits! SEE THE PAST Available KITS HERE.

 

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The Countdown Continues!

 

Exciting times here, counting down to my $1.5 million in personal career sales milestone!!

Who will be the winner of the Week 3 prize?

Countdown to $1.5 million in personal sales weekly giveaway by Patty Bennett!

This week one lucky winner will receive:

  • Watercolor Paper
  • Aqua Painters
  • Blender Pens
  • Stampin' UP! Watercolor Pencils

Whoohoo!! Who will it be?  Drawing late on Tues. night, 2/20/18. Winner announced Wed., Feb. 21.

Have you ordered in my online Stampin' Up! store in the last week to be entered to win?

Previous Winners:

  • Week 1: Amanda D.
  • Week 2: Lucy R.

  Leave a comment to be entered to win the week 4 prize!

And who will be the winners of the 3 shopping sprees!?

 

3 Shopping Sprees!

 In addition to the 4 random prizes, I'll be giving away 3 shopping sprees!

Shopping Spree rewards to celebrate Patty Bennett's $1.5 million in career sales with Stampin' Up! celebration!

 

See all the highlights of my $1 million sales achievement HERE.

 

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Adding a Shadow with Stampin' Blends markers

 Today I'm sharing a quick shadow tip featuring the Stampin' UP! Stampin' Blends markers!

Coloring the Petal Passion designer paper from Stampin' Up! with the Stampin' Blends markers.  Add shadowing with the Light Smoky Slate Stampin' Blends marker.  by Patty Bennett

 

I colored the amazing black and white flower images that are printed on the Petal Passion designer paper with my Bermuda Bay and Rich Razzleberry Stampin' Blends, then colored the leaves with the Old Olive and Daffodil Delight Stampin' Blends.  But what really makes this little piece stand out, is the shadow.  I used the light Smoky Slate Stampin' Blends marker to add a "shadow" beside each image, and they almost appear to be floating!

 

Coloring the Petal Passion designer paper from Stampin' Up! with the Stampin' Blends markers.  Add shadowing with the Light Smoky Slate Stampin' Blends marker.  Thank you image from the Color Me Happy stamp set. by Patty Bennett

 

After I colored this little strip, I added it to a Bermuda Bay folded card base with a piece of Rich Razzleberry cardstock on top.  I added a Thank You image (from Color me Happy) stamped in Memento Black ink on Whisper White cardstock (die cut with the Stitched Shape Framelits) and colored with the Pool Party Stampin' Blends markers, and then I decided to stamp the 2 little flower images from the Petal Palette stamp set.

2018 Occasions catalog Petal Passion paper from Stampin' Up!. Shop #145589 in my online store: www.MyStampOrder.com

 Click here to shop for the Petal Passion paper! 

Coloring the Petal Passion designer paper from Stampin' Up! with the Stampin' Blends markers.  Add shadowing with the Light Smoky Slate Stampin' Blends marker.  Thank you image from the Color Me Happy stamp set. by Patty Bennett

Not sure if you noticed my mistake... but AFTER I had the card all done, I realized I had attached the colored flower strip to the card upside down.. so all my "shadows" were on the top side of the images.. I thought that looked odd, so I added more shadowing with the light Smoky Slate Stampin' Blends... oh well... good enough.. right?

 

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Blossoming Basket Stampin' Blends card ideas

 I hope you had a chance to see the Video in my blog post yesterday.. I shared a review of the new Stampin' Up! Sale-a-Bration products!!!  The Blossoming Basket stamp set and coordinating Basket Weave embossing folder is a wonderful bundle you can select as your FREE GIFT with a $100 online Stampin' Up! order!!  Click to place your online order here.

Blossoming Basket bundle featuring stamp set and Basket Weave embossing folder - new Stampin' UP! Sale-a-Bration "gift with purchase" reward, through 3-31-18. Shop: www.MyStampOrder.com

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This bundle (stamp set and embossing folder) is available as a free gift with your $100 purchase through 3-31-18.  Also something to note.. you will be able to purchase the embossing folder in the new annual catalog in June... but I am glad we have this opportunity to earn it as a freebee!  You will not see this beautiful stamp set after Sale-a-Bration.. so grab it now!

 

Blossoming Basket bundle featuring stamp set and Basket Weave embossing folder - new Stampin' UP! Sale-a-Bration "gift with purchase" reward, through 3-31-18. Shop: www.MyStampOrder.com

ABOVE: Card design by Cindee Wilkinson. Soft Suede cardstock embossed with the Basket Weave embossing folder, then sponged lightly with Soft Suede ink.  Basket image stamped with Memento black ink and colored with Daffodil Delight, Old Olive, Calypso Coral and Crumb Cake Stampin' Blends.  Crushed Curry Scalloped Square embellishment behind the basket, as well as a piece of a white doily.  Final touches: greeting stamped on a flag, and heart tag added with a mini Stampin' Dimensional and Linen Thread bow!

 

 

Blossoming Basket bundle featuring stamp set and Basket Weave embossing folder - new Stampin' UP! Sale-a-Bration "gift with purchase" reward, through 3-31-18. Shop: www.MyStampOrder.com

 

ABOVE: Very Vanilla cardstock embossed with the Basket Weave embossing folder, then sponged lightly with Calypso Coral ink.  Basket image stamped with Memento black ink and colored with  Old Olive, Calypso Coral, Pool Party and Crumb Cake Stampin' Blends.   Final touches: greeting stamped on a flag, and gold metallic heart tag added to tag.  Gold Natural ribbon tied around side fold card.  Card base: thick Very Vanilla cardstock.

For an alternate look, try sponging or dragging your ink pad on the embossed cardstock. 

TIP for the card below: stamp flowers twice, color and cut out the 2nd image to layer on top of the first one, using Stampin' Dimensionals.

Blossoming Basket bundle featuring stamp set and Basket Weave embossing folder - new Stampin' UP! Sale-a-Bration "gift with purchase" reward, through 3-31-18. Shop: www.MyStampOrder.com

Watch the Stampin' Up! Blossoming Basket video below!

 

Having trouble viewing the video? watch it HERE on Youtube.

 

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Video Review: New Sale-a-Bration gifts from Stampin' UP!

 

I'm so super excited that

today is the day you can select from the new

Stampin' UP! Sale-a-Bration gifts from Stampin' UP!

 

Please WATCH MY VIDEO today for ALL of the details!

 

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NEWLY added as of today!

  • Eclectic Expressions stamp set
  • Springtime Foils 12x12 paper pack
  • Blossoming Basket bundle: stamp set and Basket Weave embossing folder

 

See all of these projects AND MORE in my video above!

Sale-a-Bration gifts with purchase from Stampin' UP! through March 31, 2018. Shop with Patty Bennett online at www.MyStampOrder.com

 

 

Download your copy of the new Sale-a-Bration brochure:

Download 2018 Sale a Bration part 2 

 

Or, message me with your address if you'd like a copy in the mail.

 

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New Sale A Bration 2018 products coming tomorrow!

 

I am super excited about the 3 new Sale-a-Bration 2018 products that will be available TOMORROW with your $50 and $100 orders!  There are 2 gift choices at the $50 level, and one at the $100 level!

Tune in here on my blog for my video tomorrow with lots of samples and ideas!!

 

Download the new Sale-a-Bration brochure!

Download 2018 Sale a Bration part 2

 

Stampin' UP! Sale-a-Bration 2018 part 2!! Feb. 16, to March 31, 2018!!  3 more free gift choices!!  Shop online and earn gifts!! www.MyStampOrder.com

Additional Sale-e-Bration Girfts available Feb. 16 - March 31, 2018

ABOVE TOP:  The Springtime foil paper is available as a free gift with your $50 online Stampin' UP! store purchase

ABOVE LEFT/CENTER: The Blooming Basket stamp set / Basket Weave embossing folders comes together as a bundle and is available as a free gift with your $100 online store purchase.

ABOVE RIGHT: The Eclectic Expressions stamp set is available as a free gift with your $50 online Stampin' Up! store purchase

 

Sneak Peek!!

Color the Gorgeous Springtime Foils paper with your Stampin' Blends... or not!  :)  The foil detail is amazing!  Stampin' UP! Sale-a-Bration 2018 part 2!! Feb. 16, to March 31, 2018!!  3 more free gift choices!!  Shop online and earn gifts!! www.MyStampOrder.com

ABOVE: As you will see in my video tomorrow, you can color the Springtime Foils paper and it is gorgeous!  Of course you can leave it plain as well and just let the foil designs be the star of the show!

 

Simple and stunning Basket Weave embossing folder and gorgeou Blossoming Basket stamp set. Stampin' UP! Sale-a-Bration 2018 part 2!! Feb. 16, to March 31, 2018!!  3 more free gift choices!!  Shop online and earn gifts!! www.MyStampOrder.com

ABOVE:  The Basket weave embossing folder provides a very subtle background for this card, and the minimal coloring on the Blossoming Basket stamp is just simple and sweet.

 

More details, more projects and a close up look at all of these products on my blog tomorrow (well, really tonight at midnight), so please check back!

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