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Retiring Petal Passion Memories & More Card Ideas

 

I was totally inspired by a fun technique Cindee Wilkinson recently shared in her blog, and I made all of these cards with the flower and butterfly stamp from the Beautiful Day stamp set!! The flower and butterfly images are stamped with black ink (any ink will do) onto the Stampin' Up! Painted with Love designer paper, then fussy cut with Paper Snips!

 

Petal Passsion Memories & More card ideas featuring the butterfly and flower images from the Stampin' Up! Beautiful Day stamp set, stamped onto Painted with Love designer paper, by Patty Bennett
 

For the background of most of these cards, I used the Petal Passion Memories & More card pack!  There are 72 total cards in the pack and i used the 4" x 6" cards and I cut them down to fit onto regular 4-1/4" x 5-1/2" cardstock bases.   I used a couple of packs to make these.

For the cards on the bottom row I made 4x4 cards, and I used the Petal Passion designer paper.

These are pretty quick and easy.. just stamp your Beautiful Day flower and butterfly image with any black ink onto the Painted with Love printed designer paper (or any designer paper of your choice) then cut them out with Paper Snips!

 

Stamp flower and butterfly images from the Stampin' UP! Beautiful Day stamp set onto the Painted with Love designer paper, then cut out for beautiful images on your handmade cards!

Retiring products available online WHILE SUPPLIES LAST:

Petal Passion Memories & More card pack HERE

Painted with Love designer Paper HERE

Petal Passion Designer Paper HERE

Picnic with You stamp set HERE

 

Non retiring stamp sets available here:

Beautiful Day stamp set HERE

Ribbon of Courage stamp set HERE

  Stamp images onto designer paper and cut out with Stampin' UP! paper snips - great way to add a pre-colored image to your handmade card!

 

I used my Paper Snips to cut out the flowers and butterflies .. I was thankful that the TSA didn't take away my handy dandy Paper Snips!!  I was cutting them out on the plane on the way to Las Vegas a couple weeks ago.

Thank you again Cindee, for this amazing idea!  You can see her cards here.

 

Petal Passsion Memories & More card ideas featuring the butterfly and flower images from the Stampin' Up! Beautiful Day stamp set, stamped onto Painted with Love designer paper, by Patty Bennett

I used a variety of coordinating cardstock bases for my cards: Powder Pink, Peekaboo Peach, Sweet Sugarplum and Berry Burst.  The first 3 colors listed here are RETIRING, so if you love them, get them now!  See all retiring products HERE.

 

 

145592 Memories and More Petal Passion Card Pack from Stampin UP!.. shop online at www.MyStampOrder.com

Petal Passsion Memories & More card ideas featuring the butterfly and flower images from the Stampin' Up! Beautiful Day stamp set, stamped onto Painted with Love designer paper, by Patty Bennett

I stamped the butterfly onto the card, and then put the cut out butterfly on top of the stamped image.  That way I didn't have to cut around the antennae.  I stamped the faith greeting from the Ribbon of Courage set in Berry Burst ink onto a die cut stitched shape circle.

Petal Passsion Memories & More card ideas featuring the flower image from the Stampin' Up! Beautiful Day stamp set, stamped onto Painted with Love designer paper, by Patty Bennett

Above & Below:  the greeting is from the Picnic With You set (here) and I colored in the black and white flowers that were printed onto the Memories & More cards with my Stampin' Blends markers.

 

Petal Passsion Memories & More card ideas featuring the butterfly and flower images from the Stampin' Up! Beautiful Day stamp set, stamped onto Painted with Love designer paper, by Patty Bennett

Petal Passsion Memories & More card ideas featuring the butterfly image from the Stampin' Up! Beautiful Day stamp set, stamped onto Painted with Love designer paper, by Patty Bennett

Petal Passsion Memories & More card ideas featuring the butterfly image from the Stampin' Up! Beautiful Day stamp set, stamped onto Painted with Love designer paper, by Patty Bennett

 

Crafting tip: stamp images onto preprinted designer paper like this Stampin' Up! Painted with Love paper, then punch or die cut!

Above:  Tip! Don't forget, it's fun to stamp greetings onto printed designer paper and punch them out.. it can really change the look of your project!

Below:  These 4x4 cards do not use the Memories & More card pack, but instead, I used the Petal Passion designer paper (um, only about the best paper pack EVER!) :)

Petal Passsion designer paper card ideas featuring the butterfly image from the Stampin' Up! Beautiful Day stamp set, stamped onto Painted with Love designer paper, by Patty Bennett

 I hope you enjoyed these card ideas!  Bless you for hanging in with me for the whole blog post!

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Easiest Birthday Treat Bag EVER!

I made this quick and easy Happy Birthday Bag filled with Stampin' Up! Shreddie and a gift card for our son's birthday in March... it was the perfect, simple and understated design that suits Jason's taste. :)

Super quick and easy happy birthday treat bag for small gift or gift card! by Patty Bennett. Stampin' UP! supplies available here: www.MyStampOrder.com

 

All you have to do is stamp on the white stripes on this beautiful Gold and White Striped bag, stuff with shreddie and a gift or gift card and voila! done!

I used the happy birthday stamp from the We Must Celebrate stamp set, and Memento Black ink.

Super quick and easy happy birthday treat bag for small gift or gift card! by Patty Bennett. Stampin' UP! supplies available here: www.MyStampOrder.com

 

This adorable "We Must Celebrate" stamp set is on the RETIRING LIST (here)... grab it before it's gone!  You might recognize the images from a few other projects I previously posted:  Easter Treats here, and Jason's birthday card here.

 

Super quick and easy happy birthday treat bag for small gift or gift card! by Patty Bennett. Stampin' UP! supplies available here: www.MyStampOrder.com

Hope you enjoyed that quick and easy idea!

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Make your own bag!! 

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Shimmery White Embossing Paste Snow

 Have you tried out the Stampin' Up! Shimmery White embossing paste yet?  I found that it makes beautiful SNOW!

Mountain and Tree scene card created by stamping the Waterfront stamp set and adding Shimmery White embossing paste for "snow"! by Patty Bennett

 

Yes, I know some of you may be "over" the snow this winter.. but just wanted to pass along this tip for this gorgeous technique or creating snow for your handstamped cards!!!

I stamped the Narrow White Note Card with the Waterfront stamp set from Stampin' UP!, added a piece of torn Whisper White cardstock to the bottom 1/4 of the card, then applied the Shimmery White Embossing paste to the trees and "torn snow" layer with an old toothbrush!

 

Mountain and Tree scene card created by stamping the Stampin' UP! Waterfront stamp set and adding Shimmery White embossing paste for "snow" with a toothbrush! by Patty Bennett

In addition to dabbing the shimmery paste onto the trees, I "brushed" it back and forth on the torn white cardstock that looks like snow at the bottom of this card!

Sponge some Pool Party ink at the top of the card for the sky, and stamp the trees in Tranquil Tide and the hills in Soft Suede ink.

Find the Waterfront Stamp set HERE in my online Stampin' UP! store.

146386 Stampin' Up! Waterfront stamp set.  Order online: www.MyStampOrder.com

 

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Retiring Stampin' Up! Color info - 2018

 

Let's revisit the information about the RETIRING Stampin' UP! Products (view here), and take a sneak peek at the NEW ink pads and NEW colors coming on June 1st!!

 

SEE THE SNEAK PEEK in my Video Below!  If you missed my Facebook Live video yesterday with all the info about the Color Revamp, new ink pads, retiring colors, etc., please watch it below!

 

 

What to order now?

  1. Ink Refills for Archival Black and Archival Gray (see the end of the video above)
  2. Ink Refills for retiring colors (see list below)
  3. Extra packs of cardstock for retiring colors
  4. Ink pads to complete your current collection
  5. Bundles priced at 10% off (they will be full price on June 1)
  6. Retiring stamp sets, designer paper, embossing folders, accessories, and dies

  

Shop All Retiring Products HERE:

Click to see all RETIRING STAMPS

Click to see all RETIRING BUNDLES

Click to see all RETIRING paper, accessories, colors, ink pads, etc.

 

Retiring Stampin' UP! colors for 2018. shop at www.MyStampOrder.com

 

 

download the .pdf file for RETIRING OCCASIONS CATALOG products:

Download Retiring Occasions catalog list from Stampin Up 2018

download the .pdf file for RETIRING ANNUAL CATALOG PRODUCTS

Download Retiring Annual Catalog Products from Stampin Up! 2018

 

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Petal Passion designer paper - still my Favorite

 With each new Stampin' Up! Catalog I find a "new favorite" designer paper, and with the Occasions 2018 catalog, my favorite is the Petal Passion paper!  It's black and white, and can be used as is for card making or other crafting projects, or colored with Stampin' Blends, Stampin' Write markers, sponges, sponge daubers, spritzers, sponge brayers, etc.!

 See it HERE on the Retiring List!  Get it before it's sold out!

 

Color the Black and White Petal Passion floral designer paper from Stampin' UP! with Stampin' Blends alcohol markers. Card idea from Patty Bennett

 

For my card below, I used a sponge brayer with Calypso Coral ink to gradually add ink to the Petal Passion paper from the bottom up.  I allowed the ink to "run out" toward the top for an ombre effect.  WATCH THE VIDEO HERE for more info.

Color the Black and White Petal Passion floral designer paper from Stampin' UP! with sponge brayer and ink!  Falling Flower images colored with  Stampin' Blends alcohol markers. Card idea from Patty Bennett

 

ABOVE: The Thank You greeting is found in the awesome Color Me Happy stamp set - this is an ONLINE ONLY set (not found in the current catalogs).  See it HERE.  The flowers are found in the Falling Flowers set.  You can see my Stampin' Blends video tutorial for coloring them HERE.  Both images were stamped with Memento Black ink and colored/shaded with Stampin' Blends markers.

 

BELOW:  I've shared this idea before on my blog and in my Stampin' Blends Videos, and this is a great technique to use on this Petal Passion paper... color the "background" (between the flowers) with a light colored Stampin' Blends marker like the Light Pool Party marker, and then color the flowers.  It lends such an amazing finish to the card!!  (special note.. the Light Pool Party Stampin' Blends is on backorder due to the popularity of this color, but you can still order it and be on the waiting list to receive it in June when it comes back in stock).

Color the Black and White Petal Passion floral designer paper from Stampin' UP! with Stampin' Blends alcohol markers. Card idea from Patty Bennett

 

Below: here is what the Petal Passion card looks like with the background colored in with the Light Pool Party Stampin' Blends (mentioned above) and the flowers colored in with other Stampin' Blends markers.

 

Color the Black and White Petal Passion floral designer paper from Stampin' UP! with Stampin' Blends alcohol markers. Card idea from Patty Bennett

 

Watch the free pattystamps video on youtube stampin up

WATCH my VIDEO HERE for more Stampin' Blends info.

 

   

Color the Black and White Petal Passion floral designer paper from Stampin' UP! with Stampin' Blends alcohol markers. Card idea from Patty BennettFor more info on this

Stampin' Blends, Petal Passion card,

see my previous blog post

HERE.

 

 

Color the Black and White Petal Passion floral designer paper from Stampin' UP! with Stampin' Blends alcohol markers. available online #145589 at www.MyStampOrder.com

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 NOTE!!  Due to the huge popularity of the Stampin' Blends Markers.. they are currently on backorder and unavailable to purchase until sometime in May!  Sorry for the inconvenience.

 

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Winner of the $100 Stamp-n-Storage Shopping Spree

 Wow!! Thank you for your enthusiasm and over 300 comments entered to win the $100 shopping spree for craft room organizers from Stamp-n-Storage!!!!  You can view ALL of their amazing products HERE!

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Thank you to everyone who entered to win the $100 Stamp-n-Storage shopping spree give away!

(see this post)

 

The WINNER is:

 Lisa O'Reilly from Cary, NC!! 

Email me at PattyStamps@comcast.net so I can let you know how to redeem your shopping spree!!

 

Lisa actually left 2 comments back to back.. here they are!! Thank you for participating!

Winner Stamp-n-Storage $100 shopping spree giveaway for craft room organization products!

 

Thank you Stamp-n-Storage for teaming up with me to offer this great Shopping Spree Giveaway!

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Retiring List Info and Retiring Colors from Stampin' UP!

Wow!! Have you checked out the Retiring List

of stamps, ink, paper and accessories from Stampin' Up!?

You may be feeling overwhelmed with the 11 pages of retiring products, so I wanted to give you a little more info about the retiring products!

Each June, with the release of the NEW Catalog, it means older products are being retired!

New 2018-2019 Stampin' UP! Catalog sighting at the Hoover Dam!

I just got home from a trip to Nevada and Utah (more about that in the coming week), but just had to share a fun photo of me with my BRAND NEW catalog at the Hoover Dam last weekend!! :)  We received the new catalogs at the Stampin' UP! OnStage event (a mini convention), and I took it with me on the hour-long bus ride to Hoover Dam!! :)

 

Retiring Product Info:

So let's break it down for you... What's Retiring and where to find it:

1.  Click to see all RETIRING STAMPS

2.  Click to see all RETIRING BUNDLES

3.  Click to see all RETIRING paper, accessories, colors, ink pads, etc.

 

NOTE:  The retiring color Ink Refill Collections, the retiring single color retiring cardstock packs, the retiring color cardstock assortment packs, the retiring Stampin' Write Markers, the retiring Color Caddy, and the retiring Color Embellishments are all available ONLY WHILE SUPPLIES LAST.

In addition: the retiring accessories, tools, framelits, punches, embossing folders are also available ONLY WHILE SUPPLIES LAST.

Retiring Lists from Stampin' UP! - download at www.PattyStamps.com

 

download the .pdf file for RETIRING OCCASIONS CATALOG products:

Download Retiring Occasions catalog list from Stampin Up 2018

 

download the .pdf file for RETIRING ANNUAL CATALOG PRODUCTS

Download Retiring Annual Catalog Products from Stampin Up! 2018

 

Color Revamp!

In Addition to the Retiring Lists.. You will want to know about the Color Revamp!

 

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In addition to the retiring products, Stampin' Up! also announced a Color Revamp AND a new Ink Pad case design!

18 Colors are Retiring (Flirty Flamingo is actually coming right back, so 17 colors retiring)

5 New In Colors available June 1st, 2018

10 Brand New Colors available June 1st, 2018

6 Returning In Colors from past years available June 1st, 2018

 

RETIRING COLORS:

 

 
 
 

NEW Ink Pad Design Info

In Addition to all of that great new color info, the ink pad style itself is changing AND the ink formula has been improved!

SO... What does that mean for you?

1.  Do you want to complete a collection of the current style of pads?  Get them now.. the current style of ink pad is only guaranteed available through May 7, 2018 - click to shop Ink Pads

2.  Do you need retiring color Ink Refills?  Get them now, they are only guaranteed through May 7, 2018 - click to shop reinkers

3.  As of June 1st, ALL ink pads will be the NEW Style, so if you need any current pads, please order soon!

4.  Do you want more info about the new pads?  Watch my blog in the coming week for more info!

 

I know this is a lot of info.. I'll have some videos for you coming up soon.. I just got home hours ago from our trip, so I hope the above info helps, and I hope you will stay tuned for more info soon!

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Stampin' UP! Retiring List Available today at 1pm MT

 

Stampin' UP! retiring products available Monday, April 9, 2018 at 1pm MT at www.MyStampOrder.com

 

See all of the RETIRING Stampin' UP! Products

HERE in my online store

at 1pm MT TODAY!

 (12noon PT, 1pm MT, 2pm CT and 3pm ET)

 

From Stampin' Up!:  These "last chance" (retiring) products will only be available through May 31 OR While Supplies Last, so check out the list on April 9th at 1pm MT and be sure to order your must haves!

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Fancy Wedding Card Holder Idea

 

Going to a Wedding?

Why not make a beautiful custom card holder for the wedding card!?

You could also personalize it on your computer or with Alphabet stamps just for the bride & groom!

  

Wedding Card Holder idea - fancy gold striped back with silver washi tape and die cut flowers from the Stampin' UP! Sweet Soiree embellishment kit!  By Patty Bennett. Order craft supplies online to make yours today!  www.MyStampOrder.com

Who wants a boring white envelope for a beautiful Wedding Card?? Nobody!

I used the Stampin' UP! gold and white Striped Treat Bag, (pg 195 Annual catalog or #144255 online) and added some silver striped Washi Tape from the Sweet Soiree Embellishment kit - you know.. mixed metals are really trendy!! 

 

Wedding Card Holder idea - fancy gold striped back with silver washi tape and die cut flowers from the Stampin' UP! Sweet Soiree embellishment kit!  By Patty Bennett. Order craft supplies online to make yours today!  www.MyStampOrder.com

Sweet soiree cake card ideas stampin up pattystamps embellishment kit ribbon The Card inside and the embellishments on the front of the bag feature beautiful die cut pieces also in the Sweet Soiree embellishment kit!

I blogged about these pretty cards last month.

  Click for more info for this card!

Stampin' UP! Sweet Soiree embellishment kit!  #145587 Order craft supplies online to make yours today!  www.MyStampOrder.com

Sweet Soiree Embellishment kit - available for a limited time only in the 2018 Occasions catalog, pg 13, or HERE online #145578

Wedding Card Holder idea - fancy gold striped back with silver washi tape and die cut flowers from the Stampin' UP! Sweet Soiree embellishment kit!  By Patty Bennett. Order craft supplies online to make yours today!  www.MyStampOrder.com

I die cut a vellum circle to put behind the cake layer.  It adds such a sweet touch of elegance!

You can make one!!  You can purchase all of the supplies in my online store below to create these beautiful bags!  You could also use these for wedding favors or bridal shower favors!

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Click HERE to see all products used in the wedding card.

 
 

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Reminder: Last day for Patty's April Special Offers

 

Reach your $40 FREE Product reward twice as fast!!

Today is the Last Day to take advantage of this April offer!

 

2 Special Offers from Patty Bennett!

Free Customer Appreciation gift pack for $50 or more orders, April 1 - 7, 2018 (mailed mid-April)

Double Stamps on your Free Stamps with Patty form all week!  April 1-7, 2018

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Just a little way to say Thank You! :)

Items will vary from pack to pack, but all packs will include 4 card bases, 4 envelopes, 12 pieces of 6x6 designer paper, and one embellishment/accessory item - examples shown above.  Limit 1 per person.

 
 

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 Plus, enjoy DOUBLE credit on your Free Stamps with Patty form for each $50 you purchase in my online store, April 1 - 7 2018.  No limit during this week!

Double Stamps on your Free Stamps with Patty form - April 1 - 7, 2018. Shop: www.MyStampOrder.com

Click for your copy of my Free Stamps with Patty form.

Redeem for $40 in Stampin' UP! merchandise when your form is full!

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$100 Stamp-n-Storage Give Away!!

 

Whoohoooo!!  I know how much you love the amazing products from Stamp-n-Storage; the perfect solution to help you organize your crafting spaces!!  So, I am teaming up with Stamp-n-Storage to share a $100 shopping spree with one lucky winner!

 

  Stamp-n-Storage $100 shopping spree giveaway - enter to win at www.PattyStamps.com by 4/10/18

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It's easy to enter to win!

  • leave a comment on this blog post, and tell me your 3 favorite Stamp-n-Storage products
  • 2nd chance to win: leave a 2nd comment on this blog post and tell me something in your craft room that needs organizing!

Details:

  • must be in the U.S. to win the shopping spree
  • must leave your name and state in your comment
  • emails do not count.. please click on the word comments at the bottom of this post on my blog to leave your comment
  • deadline to enter to win: 9pm PT 4/10/18
  • $100 shopping spree winner will be announced on 4/11/18 here on my blog
  • if you are the winner, contact me to redeem your prize!! (pattystamps@comcast.net)
  • no purchase necessary to enter to win

 

Below you will find some of the great craft room storage and organization solutions from Stamp-n-Storage

click to visit the Stamp-n-Storage site!

 

 

Sta,mp-n-Storage craft room organization for punches and accessories

Above: click to view all Punch storage  /  click to view accessories storage

click to view washi tape storage

 

Sta,mp-n-Storage craft room organization for ink pads, markers and reinkers

ABOVE:  click to view all ink pad holders    /   ink pad with marker/reinker storage

 

Sta,mp-n-Storage craft room organization for makers and ribbon

ABOVE: click to view marker storage   /   ribbon storage

 

Sta,mp-n-Storage craft room organization for wafer dies, framelits, thinlits and embossing folders - perfect storage for magnet sheets

ABOVE: click to view embossing folder and die storage   /   magnet cards

Tips for how I store my dies on Stamp-n-Storage magnet cards

 

Sta,mp-n-Storage craft room organization for cardstock, designer paper, specialty paper - 12"x12" and 8-1/2"x11"

ABOVE:  click for Paper Storage solutions

 

Stamp-n-Storage also offers perfectly sized craft product storage for the IKEA Kallax wall unit system

ABOVE:  Stamp-n-Storage also has dozens of products that fit into the IKEA Kallax wall units!

 

Stamp-n-Storage pop up sale, Pleasanton CA, March 2018 - craft room storage solutions

 

A couple weeks ago, Cindee and I were asked to help at the Stamp-n-Storage pop up sale here in the San Francisco Bay area. (see this post). It was SO much fun meeting so many crafters and stampers and figuring out the perfect storage solutions for their crafting spaces!!   Thanks Brett & Michelle for an AWESOME day!!

 

Stamp-n-Storage pop up sale, Pleasanton CA, March 2018 - craft room storage solutions

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Retiring List info from Stampin' Up!

 

The 2018 Stampin' UP! retiring lsit is coming soon!!  Check out www.MyStampOrder.com on Monday, April 9, 2018 at 1pm MT to see all of the retiring products!

 

Retiring Product Information:

Get ready to check out all of the retiring products from Stampin' Up!

The list will be here in my online store on Monday April 9, 2018, at 1pm MT

 (12noon PT, 1pm MT, 2pm CT and 3pm ET)

 

Get ready to see all of the ...

Retiring Occasions Catalog products

Retiring Annual Catalog products

Retiring stamps

Retiring bundles

Retiring accessories

Retiring In Colors

 

From Stampin' Up!:  These "last chance" (retiring) products will only be available through May 31 OR While Supplies Last, so check out the list on April 9th at 1pm MT and be sure to order your must haves!

 

TIP:

If you don't want to risk missing out on retiring items that sell out quickly,

ORDER your favorites NOW.

If you are ok waiting to see the list and shop for your favorites next week, that's OK, too!  I always appreciate your orders and support of my Stampin' Up! business.

 

New Catalog Info:

The NEW 2018-2019 Annual Stampin' Up! catalog will be available to customers on June 1, 2018.

I will have them here in early May, and will be shipping them out starting on about May 10, 2018.

How can you get a new catalog?

1. If you have ordered $50 or more in my online store between 1-1-18 and 4-30-18, you will automatically receive one in the mail .. but PLEASE LOG IN HERE to your online account and ensure your mailing address is correct so that I don't get your catalog returned here to me.

2. If you are a demonstrator, or would like to sign up now, you can get a catalog with your 1st order in May!  Click here for more info and the link to join my nation-wide team, the Luv 2 Stamp Group.

 or

3.  If you have not yet ordered from me, and would like to place your orders with me as your Stampin' UP! demonstrator, I'll be happy to mail you a new catalog in May, just email me at pattystamps@comcast.net   If you already work with a Stampin' UP! demonstrator, please ask YOUR demonstrator for a catalog.

 

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Bella and Friends Note Card

 

 Special offers!!

FREE Gift Pack and  Double Points all this week!! Click for info!

I was totally inspired by the fun cloud paper I used on my son's birthday card (here), and I decided to make some cute, simple note cards with the Stampin' UP! Bella & Friends stamp set!!   You'll find this fun cloud pattern in the Myths & Magic designer paper package on pg 37 in the Occasions catalog or #145600 online.  Bella & Friends is in the Annual catalog, or here online in clear mount or wood mount stamp options.

 

Bella & Friends note card - sweet doggie and turtle colored with Stampin' UP! Stampin' Blends markers, by Patty Bennett

This is a 3-1/2" x 5" Stampin' Up! Thick Whisper White Note card - the perfect size for this cute doggie and turtle image!  I stamped them with Memento Black ink so I could color them with my Stampin' Blends markers.

I die cut the grass with the framelit in the Picnic Basket Builder framelit set and Lemon Lime Twist Cardstock.

 

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 I cut around the top portion of the doggie and turtle with my Paper Snips, and then added the die cut grass to the cut out image.

Bella & Friends note card - sweet doggie and turtle colored with Stampin' UP! Stampin' Blends markers, by Patty Bennett

Bella & Friends note card - sweet doggie and turtle colored with Stampin' UP! Stampin' Blends markers, by Patty Bennett

 

 Did you notice that I just colored in between the doggie and turtle with my Pool Party marker so that it kind of blends in with the background and I didn't have to fussy cut in between the 2 images? :)

 

Bella & Friends note card - sweet doggie and turtle colored with Stampin' UP! Stampin' Blends markers, by Patty Bennett

Bella & Friends is in the Annual catalog, or here online in clear mount or wood mount stamp options.

141867 Bella & Friends stamp set from Stampin' Up! available online at www.MyStampOrder.com

 

Hope you love this sweet little note card!  You can make one too.. just click any of the Stampin' UP! product images below and purchase them right in my online store!  Let me know if you have any questions.

NOTE about Stampin' Blends.. they are all out of stock until late May 2018.. so if you are trying to shop for them between the end of March and the end of May, you won't find them in my online store, you'll need to wait.  More info HERE.

 

 

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Barn Door Bundle card with Wreath

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I had a red barn door card in my head.... but I ended up with something a little different.  I used the Barn Door bundle on  page 43 of the 2018 Stampin' UP! Occasions catalog and some Wood Textures paper to create this card.. the barn door slides back and forth and reveals 2 messages behind the door!

 

Barn Door Bundle sliding barn door card featuring Stampin UP! Wood Textures paper

 

 After I stamped the barn door image in Early Espresso ink onto a piece of the wood grain paper from the Wood Textures paper stack, I added some shading and color with the Stampin' Up! Cajun Craze ink and my Aqua Painter. I was going for a red barn door look, but was pleased with the red "stain" look :)

 

Add color with an Aqua Painter and ink to the Wood Texture paper and the barn door image from Stampin' Up!

 

 When you slide the barn door to the right, you see the other message! (below)

Barn Door Bundle sliding barn door card featuring Stampin UP! Wood Textures paper

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I drew lines on the Wood Textures paper with my Early Espresso Stampin' Write marker to give the look of barn siding!

Draw extra lines on the Stampin' UP! Wood Textures paper to look like barn siding or shiplap siding.

The Barn Door bundle includes a stamp set and the framelit dies so that you can easily die cut all the pieces of the moving barn door, as well as a wreath to embellish the door!  See the Barn Door bundle here!

Shop for any of these Stampin' UP! supplies in my online store!  Or click any of the product photos at the bottom of this post!

Die Cut Wreath embellishment for the Barn Door Bundle sliding barn door card featuring Stampin UP! Wood Textures paper

Watch the Stampin' UP! Barn Door Bundle video below!!

 

Thanks for watching! Hope you enjoyed my Barn Door card today!

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Birthday Memories Card Ideas

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Sometimes you just want to make a QUICK birthday card, right?

I have a fun solution for you!  Use the Birthday Friends framelit dies and die cut the images right out of the Birthday Memories designer paper!!!  You'll find both of these products on page 69 of the current 2017-2018 Annual Stampin' UP! catalog!!

 

Nostalgic Birthday Memories / Birthday Friends cards - paired with Stampin' Up! Picture Perfect Party deisgner paper, handmade by Patty Bennett

 

 I used the Birthday Friends framelits to die cut the girl, the cake, the presents, the balloons, the fox and the banner!  They are all preprinted on the Birthday Memories paper!

You can make these birthday cards!  Scroll to the bottom of this post and click on the product photo links to go right to my online store.  Purchase these products anytime! 

 

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You may even have a pack of this delightful, nostalgic paper from the Sale-a-Bration offer last month!!  It was one of the products added as a free gift choice during Sale-a-Bration. 

I have paired it with the Picture Perfect Party paper on page 5 of the 2018 Occasions catalog.

 

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ABOVE: Berry Burst Cardstock base and Berry Burst Seam Binding Ribbon

BELOW: Thick Whisper White cardstock base and Stitched Shape Oval framelit with Sweet Sugarplum Scalloped Oval (Layering Oval Framelits)

 

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BELOW:  Peekaboo Peach Cardstock base and Peekaboo Peach seam binding ribbon with Stitched Shape Oval framelit with Sweet Sugarplum Scalloped Oval (Layering Oval Framelits)

Nostalgic Birthday Memories / Birthday Friends cards - paired with Stampin' Up! Picture Perfect Party deisgner paper, handmade by Patty Bennett

 

I hope you enjoyed these sweet cards. They remind me of my childhood, and Betsy McCall paper dolls, and Golden Books :) 

 

Nostalgic Birthday Memories / Birthday Friends cards - paired with Stampin' Up! Picture Perfect Party deisgner paper, handmade by Patty Bennett

Have a great day!  Thanks for joining me today!!

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