Big Shot - Framelits

Seasonal Layers Fall Leaf Card - Glossy & Reinkers

 

I have a lovely Fall Leaf card to share with you today!!  Grab your glossy paper and reinkers and get ready to make one with the Seasonal Layers leaf framelits from Stampin' UP!

 

Seasonal Layers framelits  from Stampin' Up! - Fall Leaf card featuring glossy paper and reinkers. Greeting from So Many Shells stamp set.

 The background of this card is created by sponging Crushed Curry ink onto Thick Very Vanilla cardstock, then dropping drops of water from the Aquapainter to create the water circle marks. We also splattered Wink of Stella onto the Very Vanilla.  (The card base is also Thick Very Vanilla cardstock).

Cindee taught me how to make this lovely card and how to create these AMAZING leaves!!  You can see her blog post HERE.

 

Seasonal Layers framelits  from Stampin' Up! - Fall Leaf card featuring glossy paper and reinkers. Gold Embossing on leaf adds beautiful interest.

 

The leaves are created by die cutting the shapes from Glossy paper using the Seasonal Layers framelits, then spritzing them with the Stampin' Spritzer with water, and then dropping drops of reinker onto them.  Once dry they are gorgeous!  As you can see we also dipped a few in versamark ink and added some gold embossing powder then heating with our heat tool!  WOW!!  As you can see below, you might want to do the spritzing and ink drops on a paper towel.

 

How to make the Seasonal Layers framelits leaves from Stampin' Up! - Fall Leaf card featuring glossy paper and reinkers.

 

I cannot tell you how fun it is to watch the ink spread and mix and to see the different outcome of each leaf!!

Seasonal Layers framelits  from Stampin' Up! - Fall Leaf card featuring glossy paper and reinkers. Greeting from So Many Shells stamp set.

Final touches:  Linen thread wrapped around the card front and tied in a bow, and Glitter enamel dots!  Greeting stamped in Soft Suede from the So Many Shells stamp set.

 

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How to use Stampin' Blends markers - Snowman Shading

Stampin' Blends Markers, available November 1, 2017!!

Watch my video below for tips on how to color and shade this cute "Seasonal Chums" snowman!  I created this fun mini Pizza Box for a Luv 2 Stamp Group event and now I'm sharing with you!

 

Seasonal Chums snowman colored with Stampin' Up! Stampin' Blends markers on a darling Mini Pizza Box.  Christmas gift box idea by Patty Bennett

 

I hope you like this sweet little Mini Pizza Box!!  It is one of the 7 projects I prepared and brought for my Luv 2 Stamp group to create today at our Holiday Catalog stamping day!   I hope they enjoy it!  The snowman is stamped in Memento Black ink on Thick Whisper White cardstock and colored with the new Stampin' Blend markers!  Demonstrators were able to preorder these new markers Oct. 1 - 15, and GREAT NEWS! the markers be available to customers on Nov. 1st!!  Watch the video below for more info about using these great new alcohol markers to shade this cute snowman!

Please enjoy the tips in my VIDEO TUTORIAL BELOW for shading the snowman with the Stampin' Blends markers.

 


 

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Per my video above, you saw that I die cut the snowman with the matching Seasonal Tags framelit, but only used 1/2 of the stamp and framelit.  I just added the snowman "front" to my Mini Pizza box with Stampin' Dimensionals rather than die cutting the whole thing and making a folding tag.

 

Seasonal Chums snowman colored with Stampin' Up! Stampin' Blends markers on a darling Mini Pizza Box.  Christmas gift box idea by Patty Bennett

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Seasonal Chums snowman colored with Stampin' Up! Stampin' Blends markers on a darling Mini Pizza Box.  Christmas gift box idea by Patty Bennett

 

What would you put in this cute Mini Pizza Box this Christmas to give someone? 

Leave me a comment below.. I'm going to pick my favorite idea and send this box to the winner next week!!  :)

 

The top of the Mini Pizza Box is a 3-1/4" square of Pool Party cardstock, embossed with the Winter Wonder snowflake embossing folder, and then I added Wink of Stella to the snowflake. 

 

Seasonal Chums snowman colored with Stampin' Up! Stampin' Blends markers on a darling Mini Pizza Box.  Christmas gift box idea by Patty Bennett

 

As you can see above, I also colored a couple of the reindeer with the Stampin' Blends markers and then I made this cute Mini Pizza Box with both the snowman and reindeer! :)

 

  Seasonal Chums snowman colored with Stampin' Up! Stampin' Blends markers on a darling Mini Pizza Box.  Christmas gift box idea by Patty Bennett

 

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Birthday Memories 85th Money Gift

 

Ron 85th birthday 2017 We are blessed to have celebrated both of our dad's 85th birthdays in September!!  What an amazing blessing to still have my dad and Eric's dad with us!!  You may remember this blog post with the Mini Pizza Box birthday idea for my dad, when we celebrated his 85th birthday in September.

<< this is Eric's dad and his wife as they celebrated his 85th birthday in September.   We were gone on the stamping/scrapping cruise, but were able to be with them a couple weeks before.

 

Do you love that shirt!?  "It took me 85 years to look this good"!! :)

Today I am sharing the $85 gift I made for Eric's dad for his birthday.. I totally forgot to take a photo of the front, but here is the inside of the folder with the pockets full of 85 $1 bills.

 

 

Birthday Memories 85th birthday gift idea - Stampin' Up! designer paper and Birthday Friends framelits, by Patty Bennett

 

I die cut the Happy Birthday thinlit die using Pacific Point and Lemon Lime Twist cardstock, and cut it apart so that I could put 85 in the middle.  The 85 is die cut with the Birthday Memories paper and the large numbers framelit dies. 

TIP! Adhering the Multipurpose Adheseive sheets to the carsdtock and paper first is a huge help in adhering these dies to any project.

Before you think it's weird that I put the poodle on here,  they have a large cuddly doodle named Zoe... so this big poodle reminded me of her... I hope Ron and Jean figured that out when they saw this :)

 

Birthday Memories 85th birthday gift idea - Stampin' Up! designer paper and Birthday Friends framelits, by Patty Bennett

 

The fun die cut animals, balloons and cake are all from the Birthday Memories pack of Stampin' Up! designer paper!  Did you know it's currently part of the buy 3 get 1 FREE sale in October!?  The matching Birthday Friends framelits make this project a breeze!

I drew the balloon strings with my Journaling Pens.

 

Birthday Memories 85th birthday gift idea - Stampin' Up! designer paper and Birthday Friends framelits, by Patty Bennett

 

You'll be seeing more projects soon featuring this fun Birthday Memories paper.. as you can see below, I have quite a stash of die cut images from this paper!!  I had my amazing assistant Jan die cut extra images for me to use on future projects!

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Hearts Come Home Christmas Card

 The Stampin' UP! Holiday Catalog 2017 is simply amazing!  One of the amazing money-saving 10% off bundles in the catalog is on page 39, and it's called Hearts Come Home.  It features the stamp set of the same name and the framelits called Hometown Greetings.  Cindee and I created this clean and simple Christmas card together featuring this bundle and neutral colors! 

 

Hearts Come Home Christmas card featuring Whisper White die cut village houses and Santa and his reindeer in the sky with Silver Enamel Metallic stars.

 

After die cutting the houses in Whisper White cardstock on the Big Shot, we layered them onto a top fold Crumb Cake card.  Really simple!!  We did sponge just a touch of Crumb Cake ink on the white cardstock for just a little contrast.

 

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Metallic Enamel Shape Silver Stars are the perfect touch for the sky!

Crafting Tip: use the tip of your paper piercer to pick up and place small embellishments onto your crafting project.

We added Stampin' Dimensionals and Mini Stampin' Dimensionals under the 2 layers of the White die cut houses to give this card a little added dimension.  We stamped Santa in the sky with Soft Suede ink.

 

Hearts Come Home Christmas card featuring Whisper White die cut village houses and Santa and his reindeer in the sky with Silver Enamel Metallic stars.

 

 

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Painted Autumn Very Vanilla Fall Note Cards

 

Buy 3 Get 1 Free Paper Sale - Painted Autumn Paper from Stampin' Up!

 

Painted Autumn Designer Paper Fall Note Card Ideas - Stampin' Up! Painted Harvest stamp set and Gourd Goodness stamp set.  Holiday catalog 2017.

 

Just in case you haven't seen the beautiful Painted Autumn designer paper for yourself, here are 3 more fall note card ideas for you featuring this great paper.  And even better, it's part of the Buy 3 Get 1 Free Sale this month!

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Painted Autumn Designer Paper Fall Note Card Ideas - Stampin' Up! Painted Harvest stamp set and leaf punch.  Holiday catalog 2017.

 

The Thankful notecard above also features the Stampin' UP! Painted Harvest stamp set and leaf punch (it's a BUNDLE!  save 10%!) - see page 49 of the Holiday catalog, or, the shopping links at the bottom of this post.

All cards in this post use the Very Vanilla Thick Note Cards/Envelopes from Stampin' UP!

The 2 leaf cards below feature the Gourd Goodness stamp set, pg 50 of the Holiday catalog.

 

Painted Autumn Designer Paper Fall Note Card Ideas - Stampin' Up! Gourd Goodness stamp set.  Holiday catalog 2017.

 

We created these cards on the Stamp and Paper cruise last month, but I decided to stamp my leaves in lots of different combos with the Lemon Lime Twist and Garden Green ink... fun combos!

These note cards also feature the Very Vanilla Stitched Shape Ovals and Old Olive striped baker's twine.

 

Painted Autumn Designer Paper Fall Note Card Ideas - Stampin' Up! Gourd Goodness stamp set.  Holiday catalog 2017.

 

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Petal Garden Paper Pack Sale

 

I love stocking up on a GREAT Deal, like the Buy 3 - Get 1 FREE Designer Series Paper sale from Stampin' Up!

This month-long sale includes 13 different paper packs to select from, and today I am featuring the Petal Garden paper stack and the Delightful Daisy paper pack, so you can see 2 note card ideas you might create with either one of these paper packs!

 

Petal Garden and Delightful Daisy Stampin' UP! designer paper flower note card ideas by Patty Bennett.  Make your own "doily" by die cutting the Window Box framelit die and then using the Scallop from the Layering Circle die!

 

Both note cards are basically the same design, but I've featured different designer paper and different ribbon on each one. Each card features the Stampin' Up! thick Whisper White Note cards and a piece of designer paper from the Petal Garden Paper Stack or the Delightful Daisy paper pack.

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Petal Garden Stampin' UP! designer paper flower note card idea by Patty Bennett.  Make your own "doily" by die cutting the Window Box framelit die and then using the Scallop from the Layering Circle die!

 

ABOVE:  This note card features beautiful Rich Razzleberry colored roses from the Petal Garden paper stack.  I added a piece of Fresh Fig 1/2" Finely Woven Ribbon.

ABOVE & BELOW: I made my own "doily" by cutting out the hexagon image from the Window Box thinlit die with Whisper White cardstock, and then using my scallop circle to die cut it into a round "doily".  I also added a stamped greeting to each card using the Ribbon of Courage stamp set and Pool Party ink, die cut with the Stitched Shape Framelits.  Both cards also feature some Glitter Enamel Dots for colorful accents.

BELOW: This note card features a delicate floral design from the Delightful Daisy paper pack, which is also a part of the Buy 3 Get 1 Free sale!  I added Peekaboo Peach 5/8" Crinkled Seam Binding ribbon to this soft, delicate card.

 

Delightful Daisy Stampin' UP! designer paper flower note card idea by Patty Bennett.  Make your own "doily" by die cutting the Window Box framelit die and then using the Scallop from the Layering Circle die!

 

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Petal Garden Stampin' UP! designer paper flower note card idea by Patty Bennett.  Make your own "doily" by die cutting the Window Box framelit die and then using the Scallop from the Layering Circle die!

 

Do you have a preference?  Bold or delicate?

 

Delightful Daisy Stampin' UP! designer paper flower note card idea by Patty Bennett.  Make your own "doily" by die cutting the Window Box framelit die and then using the Scallop from the Layering Circle die!

 

I hope you enjoyed my flower note cards today!

 

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Ribbon of Courage Note Cards

Thank you so much for your kind comments and overwhelming response to my Ribbon of Courage project kit offer yesterday!! I'm so thrilled you enjoyed all of the ideas!

Today I am sharing the 4 note cards from the kit with you in case you didn't get a kit but would like to create them yourself.

 

Stampin' UP! Ribbon of Courage stamp set and Support Ribbon framelit dies encouragement note card idea by Patty Bennett

Above:

  • Whisper White note card base with 3-1/4" x 4-3/4" Flirty Flamingo mat
  • 3" x 4-1/2" piece of patterned paper from the Merry Little Christmas package (#144621)
  • Whisper White Stitched Shape Circle
  • Blushing Bride and Flirty Flamingo die cut flowers (from Support Ribbon framelits)
  • Stamped flower centers in Flirty Flamingo and punched with 1/2" circle punch
  • faith greeting (from Ribbon of Courage) stamped in Memento Black ink 

 All Stampin' UP! supplies are available in my online store.. scroll to the bottom of this post for all the online shopping links.

 

Stampin' UP! Ribbon of Courage stamp set and Support Ribbon framelit dies encouragement note card idea featuring Ruffled embossing folder by Patty Bennett

Above:

  • Whisper White note card base with 3-1/4" x 4-3/4" Flirty Flamingo mat embossed with Ruffled folder
  • 1-1/2"" x 4-3/4" piece of patterned paper from the Merry Little Christmas package (#144621)
  • Whisper White die cut heart from Sweet & Sassy heart framelits
  • Flirty Flamingo die cut heart (from Support Ribbon framelits)
  • Flirty Flamingo striped ribbon
  • Stamped flower in Flirty Flamingo from Ribbon of Courage set
  • Love and Hugs greeting (from Ribbon of Courage) stamped in Memento Black ink 

 

Stampin' UP! Ribbon of Courage stamp set and Support Ribbon framelit dies encouragement note card idea featuring Layered Leaves embossing folder by Patty Bennett

Above:

  • Whisper White note card base with 3-1/4" x 4-3/4" Blushing Bride cardstock mat embossed with Layered Leaves embossing folder
  • Whisper White die cut Oval from Layering Ovals framelits
  • Support Ribbon stamped in Blushing Bride from Ribbon of Courage set
  • faith greeting (from Ribbon of Courage) stamped in Memento Black ink 
  • White / Silver Edge ribbon around cardstock layer

 

Stampin' UP! Ribbon of Courage stamp set and Support Ribbon framelit dies encouragement note card idea by Patty Bennett

Above:

  • Whisper White note card base
  • Hearts stamped in background with Blushing Bride ink (from Ribbon of Courage)
  • Whisper White Stitched Shape Circle on top of Silver Foil Snowflake
  • Support ribbon stamped in Blushing Bride and die cut using Support Ribbon framelits
  • courage greeting (from Ribbon of Courage) stamped in Blushing Bride on Duet Banner punch piece

 

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Ribbon of Courage Project Kit for Sale

 

October is often associated with Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and I am excited to remind you about the Ribbon of Courage stamp set and coordinating Support Ribbon framelit die bundle that I helped design in 2015 during my million dollar achiever visit to Stampin' UP!

October Fundraiser: I have designed a project kit featuring a HOPE banner and 4 note cards to coordinate with the Ribbon of Courage bundle! I will be donating money from the profits of this Limited-Time Offer kit... read on for more info...

 

Stampin' Up! Ribbon of Courage Breast Cancer awareness month:  HOPE banner and 4 note card kit - limited time offer from Patty Bennett

I have a limited number of kits to sell, and you can buy one by clicking the link below.

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 Cost per kit is $36.00 + $4.00 shipping.

 I ship to U.S. addresses only.

 

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kits are more than 1/2 gone... don't delay if you want one!

 

  • each kit contains all of the consumable items you'll need to make the projects shown above
  • see the VIDEO BELOW in this post for more info about included items
  • the cost is $36.00 per kit + $4.00 shipping (first class bubble mailer)
  • this kit requires the separate purchase of the Ribbon of Courage bundle and additional Stampin' UP! supplies, scroll down for online store links to see the additional items required to complete the projects in this kit
  • stamped images are NOT included per Stampin' Up! policy, you will need to purchase the Ribbon of Courage bundle to complete the kit projects
  • kits mailed within 2 business days of completed purchase through PayPal

A portion of each kit sold will be donated to: TEAM HOPE of the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer annual walk!

 

RIBBON OF COURAGE BUNDLE:

If you have not purchased the Ribbon of Courage bundle yet (clear mount or wood mount available),  click an image below to purchase it through my online store.  You will need it to complete your kit projects.

Scroll down to see the other products you will also need to complete the stamping and assembly of your kit.


Watch the VIDEO BELOW for all the details about the projects in this kit and for instructions for assembling your Ribbon of Courage project kit projects!

 

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  Stampin' Up! Ribbon of Courage Breast Cancer awareness month:  HOPE banner and 4 note card kit - limited time offer from Patty Bennett

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Painted Autumn Sunflower Note Cards

 

I think this was one of my favorite cards that we created on the Stamp & Scrap cruise last month!   It was designed by Jessica Hill.  I love this sunflower card featuring the Painted Harvest stamp set and leaf punch bundle!!

 

Sunflower Note Card featuring Stampin' UP! Painted Harvest stamp set and leaf punch bundle with Stitched Shape Square frame accent.

 

The thing that I feel makes this card super special is the "frame" die cut with the Layering Square framelits and the Stitched Shape Framelits!!  Isn't it cool!?  If you are unfamiliar with those framelits, CLICK HERE to watch my video.

 

Sunflower Note Card featuring Stampin' UP! Painted Harvest stamp set and leaf punch bundle with Stitched Shape Square frame accent.

 

After stamping the Sunflower in So Saffron and Crushed Curry ink (Early Espresso for the center) on Very Vanilla cardstock, we cut them out with Paper Snips and then added Clear Wink Of Stella to them... soooooooo pretty!!  The leaves were punched with Old Olive cardstock and Vellum.  I added them to the back of the flower and then put it onto my card.

 

Sunflower Note Card featuring Stampin' UP! Painted Harvest stamp set and leaf punch bundle with Stitched Shape Square frame accent and clear Wink of Stella accent.

 

Don't you think that stitched shape square frame is just amazing? What a GREAT design element!

 

Sunflower Note Card featuring Stampin' UP! Painted Harvest stamp set and leaf punch bundle with Stitched Shape Square frame accent.

 

Oh, and if you make a boo-boo while stamping your greeting on the note card...  ahem.. just grab a Very Vanilla scrap, stamp it again, and punch it out with the Everyday Label Punch (pg 10 of the 2017 Holiday Catalog from Stampin' UP!).

 

Sunflower Note Card featuring Stampin' UP! Painted Harvest stamp set and leaf punch bundle with Stitched Shape Square frame accent.

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Creative Pizza Box Birthday Gift for my dad's 85th birthday

 

 

Jim Burns 85th birthday cake, celebration Sept. 2017We recently had the amazing pleasure of celebrating both of our dads 85th birthdays!

We celebrated with Eric's dad a few weeks early when they came up to the Bay Area to visit, and we celebrated with my dad in So. Cal. in September. Eric's dad also had a big family celebration while we were gone on our cruise last week.

We are So blessed to have both dads turning 85 in the same month!

I will be sharing the card/gift I made Eric's dad in a future post, but today I am sharing a fun gift I made for my dad!

Our family gathered at a restaurant in Sierra Madre in early September to celebrate my dad, Jim Burns (yes, he's the artist). 

I wanted to do something with $85 since it was his 85th birthday, so I came up with the idea of putting 85  $1 bills into mini pizza boxes from Stampin' Up! and I came up with this fun way to package it.  I hope it gives you some fun ideas for doing something similar!

 

Stampin' UP! mini pizza box stack - special 85th birthday gift with photos and $85 inside by Patty Bennett

 

I stacked 4 Mini Pizza Boxes, and decorated the top one with the Happy Birthday framelit die cut in Island Indigo cardstock,  as well as with pieces of the Year of Cheer paper and some gold and silver edged ribbons. 

In the top box, I made an accordion fold out of a bunch of 3x3 photos... and die cut 85 with the large numbers framelits and silver foil paper.

 

Stampin' UP! mini pizza box stack - special 85th birthday gift with 3x3 photos and $85 inside by Patty Bennett

 

Celebrating Jim Burns 85th birthday - September 2017

 

And in the bottom 3 boxes, I folded all the dollar bills.

Stampin' UP! mini pizza box stack - special 85th birthday gift with photos and $85 inside by Patty Bennett

 

I think he enjoyed the treat! :)

 

Celebrating Jim Burns 85th birthday - September 2017

 

Each Mini Pizza Box top was decorated with Year of Cheer paper and photos, too!

 

Stampin' UP! mini pizza box stack - special 85th birthday gift with photos and $85 inside by Patty Bennett

 

Below is a photo of my dad and I with my brother and my brothers 3rd grandbaby, Tucker James.  My dad has 3 great-grandkids.. such a blessing!!

 

Celebrating Jim Burns 85th birthday - September 2017

 

And here is the whole Burns gang... my dad and his wife, her daughter, my brother and his whole family, and Eric, Jason and I. 

 

Burns / Bennett families Celebrating Jim Burns 85th birthday - September 2017

Happy 85th, again, Dad!! We all love you so much!!

 

Make your own Mini Pizza Box stack!!!

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Price: $110.00

 


Hearts Come Home bundle from Stampin' Up!

 

I am super excited to share this gorgeous Christmas / Holiday card idea with you today, featuring the Stampin' Up! Hearts Come Home bundle (Hometown Greetings Framelits - pg 39 of the 2017 Stampin' UP! Holiday Catalog) and Swirly Snowflake thinlits, pg 35.  I have some fun tips for you including how to make embossing paste "snow" and an idea for making the windows look like stained glass!

 

  Stampin' UP! Hearts Come Home / Hometown Greetings Christmas card idea featuring embossing paste and "stained glass windows" effect.  Supplies available in the 2017 Holiday catalog, click shop online at www.pattystamps.com

 

I created this card one day when stamping with Cindee, and I know we saw the basic idea somewhere and I can't remember who originated this card idea.. but we did add a few twists of our own like the large snowflakes in the sky, the colors behind the houses, and the "stained glass" in the church.  We die cut the buildings using the Hearts Come Home framelit dies and Whisper White paper, then added "embossing past snow".  Read on for all the tips and details.

 

Sponging tip for Stampin' UP! Hearts Come Home / Hometown Greetings Christmas card idea featuring embossing paste and "stained glass windows" effect.  Supplies available in the 2017 Holiday catalog, click shop online at www.pattystamps.com

 

Tip #1:  Sponge the Dapper Denim card base with more Dapper Denim ink to give it some night sky drama!

Tip #2:  Die cut the Swirly Snowflake thinlits and then cut the snowflakes apart and place them on the card for high contrast in the deep blue night sky.

 

Swirly Snowflake tip for Stampin' UP! Hearts Come Home / Hometown Greetings Christmas card idea featuring embossing paste and "stained glass windows" effect.  Supplies available in the 2017 Holiday catalog, click shop online at www.pattystamps.com

 

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Tip #3:  to create beautiful textured, glittery snow, sponge light blue ink on your cardstock first (we used Pool Party) then mix a little Dazzling Diamonds glitter to the Embossing paste, then trowel it on with the Palette knife!!  So pretty!

 

How to make embossing paste "snow" for the Stampin' UP! Hearts Come Home / Hometown Greetings Christmas card idea featuring embossing paste and "stained glass windows" effect.  Supplies available in the 2017 Holiday catalog, click shop online at www.pattystamps.com

 

Tip #4:  I wanted the church to look like it had stained glass windows, so, I searched for a small colorful patterned paper and discovered that the small leaf pattern in the Painted Autumn package was perfect!!  Then, we needed to have colored windows in all the houses, so we cut up little scraps of cardstock as shown below and glued them behind each house!! I love it!  REMINDER!!  Buy 3 - Get 1 FREE offer is valid all month (Oct. 2017) so you can take advantage of this special offer when ordering your Painted Autumn paper!

 

How to create "stained glass windows" for the Stampin' UP! Hearts Come Home / Hometown Greetings Christmas card idea featuring embossing paste and "stained glass windows" effect.  Supplies available in the 2017 Holiday catalog, click shop online at www.pattystamps.com

What do you think? 

Would you create this and give it to someone special this year?

If you have not used embossing paste before, WATCH MY VIDEO HERE.

 

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Autumn Patterned Pumpkin Fall Note Cards

 

Happy Autumn, Happy Fall! 

Create and send a sweet note card to a friend using the Stampin' UP! Spooky Night designer paper and die cut pumpkins from the Patterned Pumpkin thinlit dies!

 

Spooky Night pumpkins die cut with the Patterned Pumpkins thinlits on Autumn Greeting Note cards, by Patty Bennett

 

I was so happy when I realized that I could die cut the pumpkins using the Patterned Pumpkins thinlits instead of fussy cutting them all by hand, because I made about 50 of these cards!!

 

Spooky Night pumpkins die cut with the Patterned Pumpkins thinlits on Autumn Greeting Note cards, by Patty Bennett

 

Each thick Very Vanilla note card was sponged with Tangerine Tango ink, then I added a strip of Color Theory paper to the top of the note card and also sponged some ink on that as well. 

Each card is embellished with some Black Rhinestone jewels.  Autumn Greetings is found in the Seasonal Lantern stamp set and is stamped in Pumpkin Pie ink.

 

Spooky Night pumpkins die cut with the Patterned Pumpkins thinlits on Autumn Greeting Note cards, by Patty Bennett

 

The inspiration for these cards came from my friend Cindee.. I loved how she used the leaf punch behind the pumpkins, so I borrowed her idea for these cards.  I stamped them in Pear Pizzazz ink on Pear Pizzazz cardstock then punched them with the new leaf punch.  The image and punch are in a bundle called Painted Harvest, found on pg 49 in the 2017 Holiday catalog or HERE in my online store.

 

Spooky Night pumpkins die cut with the Patterned Pumpkins thinlits on Autumn Greeting Note cards, by Patty Bennett

 

I used a variety of Baker's Twine and ribbon on all the cards I made.  Below is the black and white Baker's twine. You can see and purchase all of these supplies in my online store by clicking any product photo at the bottom of this post.

 

Spooky Night pumpkins die cut with the Patterned Pumpkins thinlits on Autumn Greeting Note cards, by Patty Bennett

 

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Embossing Paste Fall Leaf Cards

 

As we are officially heading into Fall now, I thought I'd share these Seasonal Layers fall leaf cards that I made many months ago, but saved for the fall.  These cards feature Stampin' Up! embossing paste colored with reinkers, and die cut with the Seasonal Layers leaf thinlit dies on my Big Shot.

 

Seasonal Layers fall leaf cards featuring Stampin' UP! embossing paste and brick wall mask from the Pattern Party mask set. by Patty Bennett

 

I die cut my own mask with a Window Sheet, Seasonal Layers leaves and the Big Shot.

I used that mask to create beautiful embossing paste leaves in fall colors!

 

Make your own leaf stencil with a window sheet and Seasonal Layers leaf thinlits, then use with Stampin' UP! embossing paste.

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Make your own leaf mask for embossing paste with Stampin' Up! Seasonal Layers thinlits.

 

The colors of Stampin' UP! reinkers I used with the embossing paste are:  Tangerine Tango, Crushed Curry, Cajun Craze and Old Olive.
 

The Brick Backgrounds were created with embossing paste and the Pattern Party Decorative masks.

 

Stampin' UP! brick embossing paste background ideas.

 

Tip! When using embossing paste, use Washi Tape to hold your mask in place!

Craft Tip!  Use Washi Tape to hold down your mask / stencil when using Embossing Paste

 

After I created the leaves on the pieces of Color Theory paper, I decided to die cut them and use some of them on these cards.

 

Seasonal Layers fall leaf cards featuring Stampin' UP! embossing paste and brick wall mask from the Pattern Party mask set. by Patty Bennett

 

The Seasonal Layers thinlits are one of the best investments in the Stampin' UP! catalog... I love these leaves!!

 

Seasonal Layers fall leaf cards featuring Stampin' UP! embossing paste and brick wall mask from the Pattern Party mask set. by Patty Bennett

 

The Crisp and Cool circle was punched out of one of the Color Theory Memories & More cards, found on page 193 in the Stampin' Up! catalog.  I used the Starburst punch, then added some 1/4" copper trim behind it.

 

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Spooky Night Halloween Note Cards

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Do you send Halloween cards?  Just curious how many of my readers send or hand out Halloween cards.  I think most people probably create fun treats for Halloween, but I couldn't resist making these cute cards with Stampin' Up! Spooky Night paper from the 2017 Holiday Catalog.

You could also use this design idea for the top of the cute Mini Pizza Box, or a tag on a treat bag.

 

Spooky Night cat punch Halloween card ideas featuring Stampin' UP! cat punch, Hearth & Home window framelit, and Spooky night paper by Patty Bennett

 

I wanted to create the effect of the cat sitting inside the house with the owl looking in from the tree branch.  I used the Hearth & Home window die cut (#139666) in Very Vanilla cardstock, and  cut the square of "tree and moon" paper from the Spooky Night designer paper pack to fit behind the window.  I stamped the owl from the Spooky Cat set in the branch. 

I also used a piece of Spooky Night paper to kind of look like wallpaper.

The cat is so easy to punch out using the Cat Punch! Save 10% when you buy the Spooky Cat bundle HERE.

 

Spooky Night cat punch Halloween card ideas featuring Stampin' UP! cat punch, Hearth & Home window framelit, and Spooky night paper by Patty Bennett

 

Black Rhinestone Jewel accents are the perfect little touch of bling for your Halloween crafting projects!

 

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 Spooky Night 12x12 Designer paper pack available HERE online.

 

The card base is the Thick Very Vanilla Note Cards - they come precut and scored and with envelopes!! Buy them online HERE.

Spooky Night cat punch Halloween card ideas featuring Stampin' UP! cat punch, Hearth & Home window framelit, and Spooky night paper by Patty Bennett

 

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Halloween trick or treat ideas featuring Stampin' UP! Spooky Night paper, Spooky cat stamp set and punch, mini pizza boxes and treat bags by Patty Bennett

More Halloween Treat Project Posts:

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click to view Halloween Spooky Night Mini Treat Bags

click to view Trick or Treat Window Box

click to view Happy Halloween owl mini pizza box treat

click to view Happy Halloween Test Tube Treat

 

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Halloween Treat Bags featuring Spooky Night paper

 Spooky Cat Halloween Treats - super easy using 2"x8" cello bags from Stampin' UP!

 

Spooky Cat stamp set and Spooky Night Halloween paper from Stampin' Up! are the perfect accents for these 2x8 cello treat bags for your trick or treaters!

 

 I found these fun orange slice candy pieces to be a perfect fit in the 2"x8" cello bags, and I just tied them up with the Vintage Crochet Black trim, then added tags featuring the Spooky Night Halloween paper!!

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  • Punch out the cat with the Cat Punch
  • Cut out the hats with Paper Snips
  • Die cut the Pumpkins with the Patterned Pumpkin thinlits

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Spooky Cat stamp set and Spooky Night Halloween paper from Stampin' Up! are the perfect accents for these 2x8 cello treat bags for your trick or treaters!

 

You'll love how quickly you can make Halloween Treats with all these fun preprinted Halloween patterns from the Spooky Night paper pack.  You get 12 sheets, each 12"x12"!!!  Click to order.

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