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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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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!!

 

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Happy Birthday Year of Cheer Card Idea

 

Happy Happy Birthday Copper Foil Card idea, featuring Stampin' Up! Year of Cheer paper!!

 

  Year of Cheer happy birthday card idea featuring Stampin' Up! copper and silver foil paper by Patty Bennett

 

This is my final project share featuring the Stampin' Up! Holiday catalog Year of Cheer Suite, and I thought I'd share a non-holiday idea and show you a birthday card idea today!

I used the Happy Birthday thinlit die, Silver foil paper, and the Stampin' UP! Multipurpose Adhesive sheets to die cut "happy" for this card.  I also cut a layer of fun foam with the same die and attached the 2 layers together to give it dimension!

Put your multipurpose adhesive sheet onto your silver foil cardstock, then die cut, then you can just peel it off and add it to your project... so quick and easy and no messy glue.

I stamped Happy Birthday and the banner on thick Whisper White cardstock in Black Archival ink and Cajun Craze ink and die cut it with the Bunch of Banners dies to complete the Happy Happy Birthday sentiment.

  

 

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You will find all these gorgeous Year of Cheer products on pages 36-37 in the 2017 Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog.  Need a catalog? let me know, I have some ready to mail today!

 

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  Year of Cheer happy birthday card idea featuring Stampin' Up! copper and silver foil paper by Patty Bennett

 

You might have noticed lots of "festiveness" happening on this card.. I layered a foil snowflake, a starburst punched layer of silver foil paper, metallic enamel shapes and die cut layers of the Year of Cheer "fireworks" pattern paper under the birthday greeting, and along side of it on the card.. I really wanted this to be special!! 

I also added the copper Year of Cheer pattern to the bottom 1/4 of the card and silver tinsel trim.. wow.. sparkly!!

 

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Happy Birthday Card for Eric!

 

My sweet hubby celebrated his birthday at the end of July, and of course I sat down to stamp a card for him.  I had this image of 2 adirondak chairs from the Stampin' Up! Seasonal Layer thinlit set in my mind... 2 chairs side by side at the beach... well, you see.. I was thinking, "what a great anniversary card"..... um  HELLO>>> it's his birthday not our anniversary!!  GEESH!!  So... luckily  before I finished the card I just grabbed the Happy Birthday stamp from the Window Shopping stamp set and made it a birthday card.. but seriously.. I don't know WHAT I was thinking!?  LOL!

 

Happy birthday card featuring Stampin' Up! Seasonal Layers adirondak chair die cut.  Beach scene card features Color Theory ombre paper, by Patty Bennett

 

We had a great birthday weekend celebration complete with a trip to the Oakland A's game with fireworks, meals out and time spent with friends! We tried a new Italian place near us that was really good!

Eric birthday july 2017

 

So anyway.... a few tips for you if you want to create this card!

  • The texture image from the Stampin' Up! Touches of Texture stamp set is awesome for "sand".  I stamped Crumb Cake ink onto a torn piece of Crumb Cake cardstock for the "sand"
  • The Color Theory paper stack is great for creating a sunset sky and ocean water!!  Sponge some Pumpkin Pie ink onto the (yellow) Crushed Curry ombre paper for the sunset looking sky.
  • The Fine-Tip glue pen works great to make the sunshine and lemonade glasses "wet" and glossy
  • Die cut the adirondak chairs out of the Wood Texture paper stack for realistic looking wood chairs.
  • The palm leaves and grass are stamped using images from the Fabulous Flamingo stamp set.

 

  Happy birthday card featuring Stampin' Up! Seasonal Layers adirondak chair die cut.  Beach scene card features Color Theory ombre paper and Touches of Texture stamp for "sand", by Patty Bennett

 

 

Happy birthday card featuring Stampin' Up! Seasonal Layers adirondak chair die cut.  Beach scene card features Color Theory ombre paper, by Patty Bennett

 

Can you see that awesome "sand"?  I love it!  So glad I pulled out the Touches of Texture stamp and tried that!

I used the swirl stamp from the Swirly Bird stamp set for the sun.  After stamping it in Tangerine Tango, I added glue from the Fine-Tip glue pen over the image and let it dry to make it glossy. I did the same thing for the 2 die cut lemonade cups - added Fine-Tip glue after stamping to make them glossy!

 

Happy birthday card featuring Stampin' Up! Seasonal Layers adirondak chair die cut.  Beach scene card features Color Theory ombre paper, Swirly Bird and Fabulous Flamingo stamp sets by Patty Bennett

 

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Happy birthday card featuring Stampin' Up! Seasonal Layers adirondak chair die cut.  Beach scene card features Color Theory ombre paper, by Patty Bennett



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Birthday Party Hat Card Idea with embossing paste

 

Hip Hip Hooray, it's a happy birthday card!! :)  This fun stamp set just called out to me in the new 2017 Stampin' UP! catalog!  It's on page 72 and it's called Celebrate You! I love the party hat and the fun font in the Happy Birthday greeting!

 

Birthday Card Idea featuring Stampin' UP! Celebrate You stamp set with party hat and embossing paste background by Patty Bennett

 

I just knew that this card would deserve happy, peppy colors, so I selected the high contrast of a black background with my 2 favorite new In Colors:  Lemon Lime Twist and Berry Burst!

 

Birthday Card Idea featuring Stampin' UP! Celebrate You stamp set with party hat and embossing paste background by Patty Bennett

 

 I stamped the party hat twice, once in Lemon Lime Twist and once in Berry Burst, then just cut the "pom pom" off the top of the hat and added it with a Stampin' Dimensional to the top of the hat!

The background of the card is Stampin' Up! embossing paste mixed with Lemon Lime Twist reinker and added with the Pattern Party masks onto the Basic Black Cardstock.

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The embossed piece is layered onto a 4" x 5-1/4" piece of Lemon Lime Twist cardstock then everything is layered onto a thick Whisper White top fold base card. 

 

Birthday Card Idea featuring Stampin' UP! Celebrate You stamp set with party hat and embossing paste background by Patty Bennett

 

The greeting was really easy.. just stamp Happy Birthday with Berry Burst ink onto Whisper White cardstock, die cut with a layering oval die, and layer onto a layering oval scalloped Lemon Lime Twist piece!! Super cute!

The card is finished off with a piece of printed Lemon Lime Twist paper from the Fresh Florals paper stack and some Berry Burst crinkled seam binding ribbon!  I also added several rhinestones to the card for a little BLING!

 

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Cupcakes & Carousels Birthday Card Ideas

 

Today I am excited to share a couple of beautiful Carousel Birthday card ideas with you from the Stampin Up! OnStage event I attended in San Diego.  These are 2 wonderful swap cards I received from Deborah and Andrea!

 

Cupcakes & Carousels birthday card ideas - Stampin' Up! Swap cards

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Cupcakes & Carousels birthday shaker card idea - Stampin' Up! Swap cards

Above:  Card by Andrea featuring Carousel Birthday stamp set, Cupcakes & Carousels designer paper pack and Sprinkles embellishments inside the Shaker card.  Such a fun idea for a birthday card or any celebration!   See below for all shopping information - just click any of the product photos to shop in my online store.

 

Cupcakes & Carousels birthday card ideas - Stampin' Up! Swap cards

Above: card by Deborah featuring Carousel Birthday stamp set, Cupcakes & Carousels designer paper pack and Festive embossing folder in the background.  The Festive embossing folder is ON SALE for only $6.80 while supplies last!  CLICK HERE to order now!

 

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Star Blast Birthday Card Idea

 

Happy Birthday to you ... if it's your birthday, I hope you are having a GREAT day!

Here is a fun and easy birthday card idea you can create with Stampin' Up! supplies by die cutting the Star Blast image using Silver Foil paper sheets! 

 

Star Blast edgelit & Birthday Blast stamp set - great Stampin' Up! duo for a quick and easy birthday card.  Party Animal background paper is a perfect colorful background.

 

I used the Star Blast edgelit dies and my Big Shot to die cut the Silver Foil paper, and I layered the silver die cut onto a Thick Whisper White folded card covered with a few layers of festive and fun Party Animal designer paper!

 

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Star Blast edgelit & Birthday Blast stamp set - great Stampin' Up! duo for a quick and easy birthday card.  Party Animal background paper is a perfect colorful background.

 

I stamped the Happy Birthday greeting from the Birthday Blast stamp set right over the printed Party Animal designer paper!

A piece of Dapper Denim ribbon finishes off the card.

 

Star Blast edgelit & Birthday Blast stamp set - great Stampin' Up! duo for a quick and easy birthday card.  Party Animal background paper is a perfect colorful background.

 

 

Here is another card idea using the Birthday Blast stamp set.  It was sent to me by Stampin' Up!

Birthday Blast stamp set - great Stampin' Up! set for a quick and easy birthday or celebration card.

 

 Hope you enjoyed those fun and easy stamped birthday card ideas!

 

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Balloon Adventure Birthday card idea

 

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Ready for a fun birthday balloon card idea?  Grab your Balloon Pop-Up thinlit dies, matching Balloon Adventure stamp set  and some Party Animal patterned paper and you are all set for making this fun birthday card!

 

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Die cut the balloon pop up thinlit in Thick Whisper White cardstock and just add it to your card front!! Too cute!

 

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Jason for his 26th birthday last month!!

 


Balloon Adventure birthday card idea - retiring Balloon Pop-Up thinlet dies from Stampin' Up!. Card by Patty Bennett

 

I stamped the balloon images in Real Red, Pacific Point and Cucumber Crush ink using the stamps in the Balloon Adventures stamp set onto the die cut Balloon Pop-Up thinlit die cut.  This would also make a DARLING shaker card!

 

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More Celebrations Duo embossing folder cards

 

Thank you for your kind comments about my Stampin' Up! Celebrations Duo embossing folder video (here)!

I showed you these 2 birthday / celebration cards in that video, and wanted to give you more details so you can make them using the embossing folders and the Candle Border Punch!

 

Happy celebrations duo embossing folder birthday card ideas from Patty Bennett featuring Stampin' Up! Supplies

 

On the candle card (above left) I created a fun border with the new Candle Border Punch (2017 Occasions catalog, pg 7, or HERE in my online store).  I also used the Birthday Bright set.

For the card on the right, I used a greeting from the Dragonfly Dreams stamp set.

I used the punch to punch a scrap strip of Crushed Curry cardstock and then layered it over another scrap that I had added 4 strips of Washi Tape to!  Creates such a fun colorful candle border!!

 

Candle border punch from Stampin' Up! with washi tape accent

 

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I simply embossed the word HAPPY on a 2"x4" piece of whisper white cardstock  and then stamped "birthday to you" from the Happy Celebrations stamp set.  The stars are enamel shapes from the Brights and Regals packages.  Everything is layered onto patterned candle paper from the Party Animal package (pg 5 in the Occasions catalog, #142738).

 

Happy celebrations duo embossing folder birthday card ideas from Patty Bennett featuring Stampin' Up! Supplies

This is a matchbook style card.. you can see how to make that HERE.

check out all the fun patterns in the Party Animal paper package!  #142738

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Happy celebrations duo embossing folders from Stampin Up

 

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  Happy celebrations duo embossing folder birthday card ideas from Patty Bennett featuring Stampin' Up! Supplies

 

 
 
 
 

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Balloon Pop-Up Birthday Card for Jason

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It always amazes me when another year wooshes by... our son's 26th birthday was this past weekend, and this is the fun Balloon Pop-Up card that I made for him!   He smiled.. so I think he likes it :)

 

Balloon pop-up die birthday card idea featuring Stampin' UP! supplies, by Patty Bennett

 

I used the Stampin' Up! supplies featured on page 5 of the 2017 Occasions catalog:

  • Balloon Pop-Up thinlit dies
  • Party Animal designer paper
  • Party Animal Washi Tape
  • Balloon Adventures stamp set

All supplies may be purchased in my online store, you can click the product photo links at the bottom of my post to shop!

 

Balloon pop-up die birthday card idea featuring Stampin' UP! supplies, by Patty Bennett

 

You can WATCH THIS CARD IN ACTION in my product review video HERE.

 

Below: the front of the card is decorated with more Party Animal paper and die cut pieces.   I added some of the Urban Underground star embellishments and Star shape die cuts, too!

 

Balloon pop-up die birthday card idea featuring Stampin' UP! Party Animal paper and supplies, by Patty Bennett

 

 

Happy birthday Jason from Mom

 

I just smile when I think of all the times we visited Eric at work when Jason was young, and now Jason works at the same engineering office as Eric!!  My heart is FULL!  :) 

Jason Bennett engineering

 

Here is what the pop up card looks like from the top.. it closes just perfectly and fits into a regular size envelope.  It's a fun card to open and see the fun pop-up surprise!

 

Balloon pop-up die birthday card idea featuring Stampin' UP! supplies, by Patty Bennett

 

I love the "bow" topper die (below) in this Balloon Pop-Up thinlit set.. doesn't it make the cutest gift package!?

 

Balloon pop-up die birthday card idea featuring Stampin' UP! supplies, by Patty Bennett

I stamped It's your Day in Real Red on an oval Stitched Shape framelit die and use the Layering Ovals framelits to make a scalloped mat around the greeting.  Enamel Shapes stars decorate the oval.

 

Balloon pop-up die birthday card idea featuring Stampin' UP! supplies, by Patty Bennett

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Balloon pop-up die birthday card idea featuring Stampin' UP! Party Animal paper and supplies, by Patty Bennett

Happy Birthday Jason!!  I love you so much!!!


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Stepped Up Pretty Pocket Card Kit Ideas

 

Have you checked out these adorable Pretty Pocket cards, available as a FREE Sale a Bration Gift from Stampin' Up! with your $50 purchase?   You can get a fun kit that makes 8 pocket cards as your free gift selection when you place a $50 order, by 3/31/17!  The Sale-a-Bration tin has already sold out, so don't delay.. these products are While Supplies Last!

I decided I wanted to add some stamped images and a couple embellishments to the kit and kind of make them my own.  Some alternate design ideas if you will.  What do you think?

 

Pretty Pocket Sale a Bration card kit from Stampin' UP! - available only while supplies last!  Card ideas by Patty Bennett

 

To see how easy it is to assemble these little pocket cards, watch the video below in this blog post.

 

POCKET CARDS ABOVE: I added stamped images from these stamp sets:

  • First Sight (#140685 / 140688), pg 46 annual 2016/2017 catalog
  • Birthday Blooms (#140655 / 140658, pg 12 annual 2016/2017 catalog
  • Birthday Blast (#142854 / 142866), pg 11 2017 Occasions catalog
  • Oh So Succulent (#142992), pg 21 2017 Occasions catalog

 

 

Pretty Pocket Sale a Bration card kit from Stampin' UP! - available only while supplies last!  Card ideas by Patty Bennett

 

POCKET CARDS ABOVE: I added stamped images and paper from these Stampin' UP! products:

  • Tasty Treats designer paper (#142770), pg 33 2017 Occasions catalog
  • Party Animal designer paper (#142738), pg 5 2017 Occasions catalog
  • Best Birds (Happy Anniversary) (#141525), pg 58 annual 2016/2017 catalog
  • Birthday Fiesta (#141500), pg 11 annual 2016/2017 catalog

 

Pretty Pocket Sale a Bration card kit from Stampin' UP! - available only while supplies last - embellished with the Tasty Treats ice cream cone framelits!  Card ideas by Patty Bennett

 POCKET CARDS ABOVE: I added these Stampin' UP! supplies:

  • Tasty Treats designer paper (#142770), pg 33 2017 Occasions catalog
  • Frozen Treats framelit dies (#142756), pg 32 2017 Occasions catalog
  • Stitched Shape Framelit dies (#145372) here online
  • Peekaboo Peach ribbon (#141427)

 

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Happy Birthday Card Ideas

 

It's someone's birthday today.. right!?  If it's you, Happy Birthday!! ;)

Just sharing a couple of easy birthday cards featuring the Stampin' UP! Happy Celebrations stamp set and coordinating Celebrations Duo embossing folders!  What a great pairing!  Find them both on page 40 of the current 2017 Occasions Catalog!

 

Happy Celebrations stamp set birthday card featuring Stampin' Up! supplies, and Balloon Pop-Up framelits

 

Design and Supply Details for the card above:

  • Red balloons die cut from the Balloon Pop-Up thinlit die pack, pg 5 Occasions catalog #142753
  • Happy Birthday to You stamped using Happy Celebrations stamp set, pg 40 Occasions catalog #143012
  • Designer paper from 2 packs:  Cupcakes & Carousels (swirls) #142744, and other 2 patterns from the Tasty Treats designer paper #142770
  • Flag ends punched with Banner Triple Punch #138292

 

You might remember that I posted a VIDEO TUTORIAL about using this stamp set and embossing folders to create really unique "debossed" cards.  If you missed it, CLICK HERE to watch!

 

Celebrations Duo embossing folder and Happy Celebrations stamp set birthday card featuring Stampin' Up! supplies

 

Design and Supply Details for the card above:

  • Happy is "debossed" with the Celebrations Duo embossing folder and stamped over with real red ink and the big splatter stamp in the Happy Celebrations set,  pg 40 Occasions catalog #143012
  • Birthday to You stamped using Happy Celebrations stamp set, pg 40 Occasions catalog #143012
  • Designer paper from the Serene Scenery paper stack #141642
  • I added just a sweet little touch of silver with the star embellishment. You'll find those in the Urban Underground Embellishment package on page 47 of the 2017 Occasions catalog, #142786.  They are self-stick and great little embellishments to add to any crafting project!  Get them while they last.. once they hit the retiring list I am guessing they'll sell out soon!

 

Celebrations Duo embossing folder and Happy Celebrations stamp set birthday card featuring Stampin' Up! supplies, and Balloon Pop-Up framelits

 

Patty's Happy Celebrations Birthday Card Color Combo:

 

 

 
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Cool Treats Ice Cream Cone cards

 

I had the best time playing with the Cool Treats Ice Cream Cone stamps and Frozen Treats Framelits!!!

You Guessed It... I couldn't decide on just one design or color scheme, so I had to make a bunch of cards with this happy color combo, using the Tasty Treats Designer Series paper pack as my inspiration!

 

Cool Treats Ice Cream Cone Cards by Patty Bennett, featuring Tasty Treat paper and Frozen Treats framelits. Occasions catalog products, 2017.

 

I couldn't stop creating cute cards with this fabulous Cool Treats Suite of products found on pages 32 and 33 in the Occasions catalog, 2017.   These make great Birthday cards for family and friends of all ages, or, for any fun occasion!

Enjoy the money-saving bundle when you buy the stamp set and matching dies together!  #145181 here in my online store.

 

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I cut cardstock in Pool Party, Flirty Flamingo, Peekaboo Peach and Daffodil Delight for the card bases, and created top fold cards, with 2 pieces of Tasty Treat designer paper on each one.   I also stamped greetings from the Cool Treats set on these cards.

You will find that several of the colors used today are Stampin' Up! In Colors.  Only 4 more months for the "outgoing" In Colors, so get them soon!  See them all here.

 

Cool Treats Ice Cream Sundae Card by Patty Bennett, featuring Tasty Treat paper and Frozen Treats framelits. Occasions catalog products, 2017.

 

 I used these cardstock colors for the ice cream scoops:  Watermelon Wonder, Pool Party, Pear Pizzazz, Blushing Bride, Very Vanilla and Peekaboo Peach.  The chocolate fudge topping is Early Espresso.

The cones are die cut using Crumb Cake cardstock and sponged with Soft Suede ink for texture. 

The bowls are die cut with Chocolate Chip cardstock, and the spoons are die cut with the Silver Foil paper.

 

Cool Treats Ice Cream Cone Cards by Patty Bennett, featuring Tasty Treat paper and Frozen Treats framelits. Occasions catalog products, 2017.

 

On the card above and below, I decided to highlight the cones on Stitched Shape framelit ovals and squares.  I think they highlight the ice cream in a fun way!!  I also used Flirty Flamingo ribbon and enamel shape stars on the card above and Flirty Flamingo ribbon on the card below.

 

Cool Treats Ice Cream Cone Cards by Patty Bennett, featuring Tasty Treat paper and Frozen Treats framelits. Occasions catalog products, 2017.

Cool Treats Ice Cream Cone Cards by Patty Bennett, featuring Tasty Treat paper and Frozen Treats framelits and Washi Tape. Occasions catalog products, 2017.

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I used Multipurpose glue to glue a scrap strip of paper behind the cone and then stacked the ice cream scoops onto it.  It really helped keep it all stable!

 

  Stampin Tip for stacking the ice cream scoops onto the ice cream cone: glue a strip of paper behind the cone and use mulitpurpose glue on the strip. Stack the scoops up and they'll stay straight!

 

For fun colorful accents, I added some Tasty Treats washi tape to the card and the ice cream bowl. 

 

Cool Treats Ice Cream Sundae Card by Patty Bennett, featuring Tasty Treat paper and Frozen Treats framelits. Occasions catalog products, 2017.

 

Do you have a favorite?  Although I love all the cute scoops I think I might be partial to the fun soft serve cones!!!  It makes me think of Foster's Freeze on warm summer days!

 

Cool Treats Ice Cream Cone Soft Serve Card by Patty Bennett, featuring Tasty Treat paper and Frozen Treats framelits. Occasions catalog products, 2017.

 

I started with top fold cards and 2 pieces of Designer Paper on each card.  They measure about 4x4 and 4" x 1-1/2"

Tasty Treats Stampin' UP! designer paper card bases. Patty Bennett, www.PattyStamps.com

 

Stampin' Up! Tasty Treats Specialty Designer Paper pack and color combo.  Find it on page 33 in the 2017 Occasions catalog, or HERE in my online store.

 

Stampin Up! Tasty Treats Color combo

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Happy Celebrations Card Video Tutorial

 

Create a debossed image of Celebrate or Happy with the new Celebrations Duo embossing folder 2-pack from Stampin' Up!  You can see these new embossing folders on page 40 in the 2017 Occasions catalog or, watch them in action in my free video tutorial below!!  Watch as I create these celebrate cards and some happy birthday cards!

 

Create debossed images with the new Stampin' Up! Celebrations duo embossing folders.  CELEBRATE and HAPPY birthday cards stamped by Patty Bennett, www.pattystamps.com

My cards above also feature patterned paper from both the Succulent Garden designer series paper pack and the Party Animal Designer Series paper pack.

 

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  Create debossed images with the new Stampin' Up! Celebrations duo embossing folders.  CELEBRATE and HAPPY birthday cards stamped by Patty Bennett, www.pattystamps.com

 

These unique "debossing" embossing folders also have a wonderful coordinating stamp set called Happy Celebrations.  You can see it in my photo above.  My video above also shows you how to make the Happy birthday card shown here.  It's so amazing to stamp over the debossed images and watch the word appear!!

 

Create debossed images with the new Stampin' Up! Celebrations duo embossing folders.  CELEBRATE and HAPPY birthday cards stamped by Patty Bennett, www.pattystamps.com

 

I created the celebrate cards to recognize the top sellers in my Luv 2 Stamp group, and will be sending those off with gifts for the top 15 in sales last month.  I hope their day is just perfect as the stamp says!!  I found that stamp in the Suite Sentiments stamp set on page 54 in the Occasions catalog. If you are looking for a great "all around" greeting set, that's your set!  I stamped it in Dapper Denim ink onto Whisper White cardstock and die cut it with the Stitched Shape framelit circle.  Adding some Dapper Denim star enamel embellishments was the perfect finishing touch.

 

Create debossed images with the new Stampin' Up! Celebrations duo embossing folders.  CELEBRATE and HAPPY birthday cards stamped by Patty Bennett, www.pattystamps.com

 

When you watch my video above in this post, you'll see exactly how I created both stamped versions below.. with and without the embossing folder image!  I used Emerald Envy, Dapper Denim and Watermelon Wonder - all Stampin' Up! In Colors.

 

Color combo for debossed image Stampin' Up! Celebrations duo embossing folders.  HAPPY birthday cards stamped by Patty Bennett, www.pattystamps.com

Create debossed images with the new Stampin' Up! Celebrations duo embossing folders. HAPPY birthday cards stamped by Patty Bennett, www.pattystamps.com

 

 Don't wait to get your embossing folders and coordinating stamp set!  Order them today by clicking on the product photos at the bottom of my blog post here.  They'll take you right to my online Stampin' Up! Store!

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Create debossed images with the new Stampin' Up! Celebrations duo embossing folders.  CELEBRATE your perfect day cards stamped by Patty Bennett, www.pattystamps.com

 

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Big on Birthdays Stampin' UP! Card Set

 

Stampin' Up! is Big on Birthdays!  Why?  Because we all have one, and we should all be sending birthday cards to our family and friends!  In this day and age of "click and like" (that's what I call it) on Facebook, we need to remember that a hand-stamped card in the mail means the world to so many people!  I vow to be better at it this year!

 

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 Today I am excited to share a set of birthday card ideas with you, featuring the Big on Birthdays stamp set.

You can find this lovely bold birthday stamp set on page 6 in the 2017 Stampin' Up! Occasions catalog.  I paired it with the fun "Inside the Lines" designer paper, which is one of your choices of a FREE gift with your $50 purchase during Sale a Bration.

I have used several of the Stampin' Up! In Colors on these projects (those are the limited-time colors .. see them HERE).  I used Watermelon Wonder, Peekaboo Peach, Flirty Flamingo, Cucumber Crush and Emerald Envy from the In Color palette.

 

Stampin' UP! Big on Birthdays card featuring Inside the Lines designer Sale a Bration paper and an In Color palette, by Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

 

ABOVE: although the paper is Whisper White, I used a piece of the 1/4" Very Vanilla satin ribbon on this card.. it is a nice soft contrast to the bold colors.

I created both side-fold cards and top-fold cards, both with 4-1/4" x 11" cardstock, folded in 1/2.

I stamped the images in Archival Black ink on a 4" x 4-1/4" piece of Thick Whisper White cardstock, and mounted that to the folded card, then added a strip of the Inside the Lines paper and a coordinating ribbon to each one.

Watch my VIDEO about these cards and Inside the Lines paper HERE!


Stampin' UP! Big on Birthdays card featuring Inside the Lines designer Sale a Bration paper and an In Color palette, by Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

 

The card above also features a piece of the white and silver 3/8" metallic ribbon from Sale a Bration.  See it on page 11 in the Sale a Bration 2017 brochure or HERE in my video review.

Each card features a strip of the paper called Inside the Lines.  It's a FREE selection during Sale a Bration 2017.  It's all black and white and you color it in.. or, as you can see at the bottom of this post, you can also leave it black and white.  What's your preference?

 

Stampin Up! Sale a Bration Inside the Lines paper to color with markers, pencils, sponges, spritzers, etc.  FREE during Sale-a-Bration 2017


Stampin' UP! Big on Birthdays card featuring Inside the Lines designer Sale a Bration paper and an In Color palette, by Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

 

ABOVE: I left the Inside the Lines paper uncolored on this one.. I just let the Flirty Flamingo cardstock and ribbon do the talking .. I also colored the flowers on the stamped image with Flirty Flamingo and Emerald Envy markers.


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 ABOVE: it may be hard to see in the photo but I also added In Color Enamel dots to some of the flower centers.

 

Stampin' UP! Big on Birthdays cards featuring Inside the Lines designer Sale a Bration paper and an In Color palette, by Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

 

ABOVE:  on this set of cards I left the "Inside the Lines" paper and stamped images uncolored.  Just thought I'd see how I liked it.. but, since I like them colored... :)  I had to color them in!

 

Stampin' UP! Big on Birthdays card featuring Inside the Lines designer Sale a Bration paper and an In Color palette, by Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

 

You have lots of options when coloring this amazing "Inside the Lines" designer paper from Sale a Bration.  I used Stampin' Write markers, the new Stampin' UP! Watercolor Pencils and my Blender Pens.   You can also use AquaPainters, spritzers, sponges, or your favorite coloring medium.

 

Stampin' UP! Big on Birthdays cards featuring Inside the Lines designer Sale a Bration paper colored with watercolor pencils and Stampin' Write markders by Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

 

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