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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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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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October Paper Pumpkin Video

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Isn't the box adorable this month??

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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

 

Click HERE to purchase your Hometown Greetings Framelits

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or click HERE to purchase your Hearts Come Home bundle in clear mount stamps

 

144671 Hometown Greeting framelits - snowflake dies from Stampin' UP!  click shop online at www.pattystamps.com

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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Merry Music French Horn Christmas Card idea

 

This French horn die cut from the Stampin' UP! Musical Season bundle immediately took me back to Jr. High when I played the clarinet... oh my... I wasn't that good, but I was in the band and orchestra, and vividly remember playing "The Entertainer" at my Jr. High graduation reception... WHY do I remember that so vividly?  I don't know!! LOL

Anyway.. this Musical Season bundle would make a great card for anyone musical, or anyone who loves classical holiday images such as the stamps in this set, the die cut images, or the beautiful Merry Music designer paper! All supplies can be found in the 2017 Holiday catalog, or in my online store here.

 

Musical Season French Horn Christmas card idea featuring Stampin' Up! Holiday catalog products including Merry Music designer paper.  by Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

 

I die cut the french horn with the Gold Foil paper from Stampin' UP! and added a gold metallic foil doily and gold enamel shapes to bring in a little more gold on these cards.  The mini dimensionals are PERFECT for adding to the back of the French horn before adding to the card!

Holiday Catalog paper: Each card also features the Merry Music paper (pg 13, #144623).  On some cards, I added the gold/white plaid from the Year of Cheer paper (pg 37, #144640), and on others I used the green/black plaid paper from the Merry Little Christmas pack (pg 12, #144621).  Couldn't decide which one I liked better, so  I made a bunch of both.

 

Musical Season French Horn Christmas card idea featuring Stampin' Up! Holiday catalog products including Merry Music designer paper.  by Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

I stamped Peace Joy Love in Real Red on Very Vanilla cardstock as the greeting for this card.    I also stamped onto the Merry Music with the holly leaf sprig and the harp in Pear Pizzazz ink and Soft Suede ink.

 

Musical season bundle from the Stampin' Up! 2017  Holiday catalog - click shop online at www.pattystamps.com

See this great bundle on page 25 in the 2017 Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog, or

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Used 3 different dsp

144623 Merry Music Stampin Up designer paper click shop online at pattystamps.com

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144621 Merry Little Christmas Stampin Up designer paper click shop online at pattystamps.com

See this great black/white/green theme paper on page 12 in the 2017 Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog, or

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144640 Year of Cheer Stampin Up designer paper click shop online at pattystamps.com

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Musical Season French Horn Christmas card idea featuring Stampin' Up! Holiday catalog products including Merry Music designer paper.  by Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

I added Touches of Nature wood elements to the cards as well. I colored some of them with Real Red ink and a sponge dauber:

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Musical Season French Horn Christmas card idea featuring Stampin' Up! Holiday catalog products including Merry Music designer paper.  by Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

Musical Season French Horn Christmas card idea featuring Stampin' Up! Holiday catalog products including Merry Music designer paper.  by Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

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Snowflake Winter Wonder Holiday Card

 

Today I am so excited to share a beautiful Champagne foil snowflake card idea with you, continuing with my series of Holiday project ideas from the of Year of Cheer Stampin' Up! suite!! 

 

Year of Cheer snowflake Winter Wonder embossing folder holiday card idea featuring Year of Cheer suite products from the Stampin' UP! 2017 Holiday catalog. by Patty Bennett

 

This festive snowflake card features the Stampin' Up! "Winter Wonder" snowflake embossing folder embossed with the Big Shot on Champagne foil paper. I've also added Year of Cheer Designer paper and Washi Tape.  All of these products are in the Year of Cheer suite, found on pages 36-37 in the Holiday catalog. 

 

144686 Winter Wonder snowflake embossing folder from Stampin' UP!  - click shop online at www.pattystamps.com

See this great snowflake embossing folder on page 37 in the 2017 Holiday catalog, or HERE in my online store.

 

Stampin' UP! Year of Cheer suite of holiday crafting products from the 2017 Holiday catalog.  Click shop online at www.PattyStamps.com

 

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I think you could give this card for almost any occasion, just stamp or write a sentiment inside for birthday, wedding, Christmas, thinking of you ....

 

Year of Cheer snowflake Winter Wonder embossing folder holiday card idea featuring Year of Cheer suite products from the Stampin' UP! 2017 Holiday catalog. by Patty Bennett

 I die cut 2 scalloped circles using the Layering Circle framelits and Year of Cheer paper and put them on Stampin' Dimensionals in the center of the embossed snowflake.  I added a Clear Faceted gem to the center. 
 
The card base is Thick Whisper White cardstock cut at 4-1/4" x 11" and folded at the top, then I tied the 3/8" sliver edged metallic ribbon around the card.
 
Simple, elegant, shimmery and lovely!
 
 

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Ghirardelli Chocolate Holiday Gift Ideas

 

Thank you for your super kind comments about my Year of Cheer Holiday Catalog product review and projects that I've been sharing with you this week!!!  Perhaps my favorite projects in this collection are the Ghirardelli Chocolate Holiday Gift Ideas featuring candy wrapped in the Year of Cheer specialty foil paper!!!

I'm highlighting 3 different ideas for you today, each featuring Ghirardelli chocolate!!!

 

Year of Cheer Stampin' UP! Christmas / Holiday gift giving idea featuring Ghirardelli chocolate and fun metallic snowflakes and embellishments and acetate gift box by Patty Bennett

 

Above: here are 6 Ghirardelli chocolates, each wrapped up in a scrap of Year of Cheer paper, and neatly snuggled into the new Clear Acetate Gift Box from Stampin' UP!  You'll be able to view the details of these great clear gift boxes on page 13 of the 2017 Holiday Catalog, or HERE in my online store.

 I decorated my box with a foil snowflake, stamped stitched shape circle (Snowflake Sentiment set, pg 35), Silver Tinsel (pg 21), Banners punched from Year of Cheer paper (Banner Triple punch), and Year of Cheer embellishments (pg 37).  You might ask why I stamped with Cajun Craze ink?  I think it looks great with the Copper paper and accents!

The Year of Cheer paper, is easy to miss.. check out the bottom of page 37 to see it.  I am telling you.. EVERY person I've shown these projects to has said, "Wait, where is that paper??"... I do think it's easy to overlook it in the catalog!  (see it HERE online).

 

Below: this is what the back looks like. If you wrap the Champagne foil belly band around and put the seam under the embellishment in the front, you don't see the seam on the back.

You can see here that the 6 medium size Ghirardelli chocolates fit PERFECTLY into the clear acetate gift box!!!!

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Year of Cheer Stampin' UP! Christmas / Holiday gift giving idea featuring Ghirardelli chocolate and fun metallic snowflakes and embellishments and Acetate gift box by Patty Bennett

 

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Below:  I had 4 Ghirardelli candy pieces left over, so I wrapped each one with Year of Cheer paper, put a glue dot in between each one, stacked them up, and tied them up with some Silver edged ribbon!!  how fun! How quick!  How Cute! :)

 

Year of Cheer Stampin' UP! Christmas / Holiday gift giving idea featuring Ghirardelli chocolate and fun metallic embellishments by Patty Bennett

 

Year of Cheer paper is on the bottom of page 37 (2017 Holiday catalog), or see it HERE online.

 

144640 Year of Cheer Stampin Up designer paper - click shop online at www.pattystamps.com

 

My 3rd Ghirardelli candy holiday gift idea for you today is simply to take a large chocolate bar and wrap the Year of Cheer paper around it, and add an embellishment.  I used a Silver Foil Snowflake, and punched/die cut elements from the Year of Cheer paper and Whisper White paper.   The for you stamp is found in the annual catalog in the Birthday Blooms stamp set #140655 / 140658

Year of Cheer Stampin' UP! Christmas / Holiday gift giving idea featuring Ghirardelli chocolate and fun metallic snowflakes and embellishments by Patty Bennett

 

See this project in my video HERE.

 

More supplies I used on these projects today are shown below:

Foil Snowflakes #144642

Year of Cheer Embellishments #144643

Year of Cheer paper #144640

3/8" Silver Metallic-edge ribbon

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Hoping you enjoyed these ideas!!!  I enjoyed creating them and sharing with you!

 

Year of Cheer Stampin' UP! Christmas / Holiday gift giving idea featuring Ghirardelli chocolate and fun metallic embellishments by Patty Bennett

 

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Year of Cheer Note Card set in Acetate Gift Box

 

One of the holiday gift giving ideas I featured in my Year of Cheer suite product review video yesterday was this Acetate gift box with set of 4 cards and envelopes inside.  The cards feature gold, silver, copper and champagne foil paper, accents and embellishments as well as other fun products from the Stampin' Up! 2017 Holiday catalog.

 

Year of Cheer suite from Stampin' Up!, 2017 Holiday catalog. Note card set in Acetate gift box, perfect for Christmas gift giving! by Patty Bennett

 

These wonderful Acetate boxes are NEW in the Holiday catalog, and you might laugh at this, but they are hard to see.. not just because they are clear (LOL), but because there are SO many new products in this catalog, and there is just so much to grab your attention that you literally might MISS THEM!!  They are shown on the middle of page 13 in the catalog, #144628, or click HERE to see them in my online store.

Now, here is the exciting part.. you get 10 in the package for only $6.50!! whohooo!!

 

If you missed my video yesterday, watch my Year of Cheer Holiday Catalog product review video HERE

Year of Cheer suite from Stampin' Up!, 2017 Holiday catalog. Note card set in Acetate gift box, perfect for Christmas gift giving! by Patty Bennett

 

As you can see in this blog post and on my video yesterday, I put a set of 4 cards with envelopes in my box.  You could probably fit 5 or 6 if you had very few embellishments, but I think 4 is a really comfortable number, AND it makes a GREAT gift!!

I featured the Year of Cheer specialty paper (shown below) on each card.

 

144640 Year of Cheer Stampin Up specialty foil paper great for holidays or other special cards! click shop online at www.pattystamps.com

 

While I did concentrate most of my Year of Cheer projects toward Christmas and the Holiday season, these products are not just for the holidays... check out the wedding (or anniversary) card I created with these products below!

 

Wedding Card idea featuring Silver Foil paper and Gold Foil Snowflake. Year of Cheer suite from Stampin' Up!, 2017 Holiday catalog. Note card set in Acetate gift box, perfect for Christmas gift giving! by Patty Bennett

 

I decided to try out something fun with the Gold Foil Snowflake.. I punched a circle out of the center of the snowflake and added it to a Very Vanilla stitched shape framelit circle, then attached the outer ring of the snowflake to the back of the die cut circle... nobody will ever know.. oh .. well, just those of you reading this :)

 

Wedding Card idea featuring Silver Foil paper and Gold Foil Snowflake. Year of Cheer suite from Stampin' Up!, 2017 Holiday catalog. Note card set in Acetate gift box, perfect for Christmas gift giving! by Patty Bennett

The wedding card above features the Silver Foil Paper as the card base, and what I call the "fireworks" pattern of Year of Cheer paper.

The Season's Greetings card below features the Gold Foil Paper for the card base and gold plaid pattern from the Year of Cheer paper package. Both cards feature a gold foil snowflake, Very Vanilla Stitched Shape die cut circle, and stamped images from the Cheers to the Years stamp set.

All products are available in my online store.. scroll to the bottom of this post to click on any product image and go right to my store to make your purchase.

 

Season's Greetings card idea featuring Gold Foil paper and Gold Foil Snowflake. Year of Cheer suite from Stampin' Up!, 2017 Holiday catalog. Note card set in Acetate gift box, perfect for Christmas gift giving! by Patty Bennett

Above, I also added these details to this Season's Greetings Card:

  • Year of Cheer Washi Tape
  • Year of Cheer gold embellishment
  • Metallic enamel shapes (gold stars)
  • 3/8" Metallic gold edge ribbon

 

Below is a close up of the decorated Acetate box. 

Acetate Gift box featuring Gold Foil Snowflake. Year of Cheer suite from Stampin' Up!, 2017 Holiday catalog. Note card set in Acetate gift box, perfect for Christmas gift giving! by Patty Bennett

My Acetate Gift Box features these fun embellishments:

  • Gold Foil Snowflake
  • Metallic enamel shape (gold stars)
  • Starburst punch shape
  • Scalloped circle die cut
  • Black & White Baker's twine
  • Mini ornaments
  • stamped images from the Cheers to the Years set and the Season to Sparkle set

All of these items may be purchased in my online store... click any product image at the bottom of this post.

Christmas Card idea featuring Copper Foil paper and Silver Foil Snowflake. Year of Cheer suite from Stampin' Up!, 2017 Holiday catalog. Note card set in Acetate gift box, perfect for Christmas gift giving! by Patty Bennett

 

Above & Below: these cards both feature stamped images from the Watercolor Christmas stamp set and snow flakes from the Cheers to the Years set.  They both have a Silver foil snowflake and silver Metallic embellishments.

Card above is on a Copper Foil paper base, and also features Island Indigo accents as well as Year of Cheer Washi Tape.

Card below is on a Champagne Foil paper base and features 3/8" metallic edge silver ribbon.

 

Christmas Card idea featuring Champagne Foil paper and Silver Foil Snowflake. Year of Cheer suite from Stampin' Up!, 2017 Holiday catalog. Note card set in Acetate gift box, perfect for Christmas gift giving! by Patty Bennett

Christmas gift box idea featuring Gold Foil Snowflake. Year of Cheer suite from Stampin' Up!, 2017 Holiday catalog. Note card set in Acetate gift box, perfect for Christmas gift giving! by Patty Bennett

 

Below is another look at the 4 snowflake embellishments I used on my cards... consider making them into ornaments if you don't need a set of 4 cards!!

 

Card embellishments or ornament ideas featuring Foil Snowflakes from the Year of Cheer suite from Stampin' Up!, 2017 Holiday catalog. by Patty Bennett

 

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Video: Year of Cheer Stampin' Up! Holiday catalog product review

 I am excited to share a product review and an overview with you today of my Year of Cheer Suite holiday catalog projects, featuring new Stampin' Up! Holiday catalog crafting products!

 

Year of Cheer Holiday Catalog Suite of products from Stampin' Up!: Christmas card ideas, gift box ideas, Ghirardelli candy ideas and bonus birthday and wedding card ideas.

 

Check back often this week for more details on each of these beautiful, elegant Year of Cheer Suite holiday and non-holiday card and treat/gift projects. 

 

Please watch my FREE VIDEO Product Review below!

 


 

 

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You can view all of the Year of Cheer products here:

  • see pages 36 - 37 in the 2017 Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog
  • click HERE to see the Year of Cheer Suite online

 

144640 Year of Cheer Stampin Up designer paper pattystamps

 

 

If you love a little glitz, you are going to fall in love with the Year of Cheer specialty designer paper found on page 37 of the 2017 Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog, or HERE online.

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Free Gift from Stampin' UP! - Merry Patterns Christmas Stamp Set

 

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Video: How to make the Night in Bethlehem Trifold card

 

Yesterday I shared this beautiful Night in Bethlehem Christmas card with you, and today I have a video tutorial for you!

 

Night in Bethlehem tri fold card Christmas card featuring Champagne foil paper - 2017 Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog craft supplies. Card by Patty Bennett

 

Please enjoy this Free Video Tutorial to see how to put this trifold card together:

 


 

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I'm sharing the dimensions I used for each layer below. They are Whisper White cardstock and Dapper Denim Cardstock.  2 of the white pieces are embossed with the Holly embossing folder for added texture and holiday cheeriness.

 

Cutting and Scoring dimensions for my Night in Bethlehem tri fold card Christmas card featuring Champagne foil paper - 2017 Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog craft supplies. Card by Patty Bennett

 

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Night in Bethlehem Trifold card

 

I am really pleased with my Night in Bethlehem Christmas card!!! I made this fun trifold card using the Night in Bethlehem bundle from pg 26 of the 2017 Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog, and just a few other supplies.  I also kept it very simple with white, blue and champagne foil!

 

Night in Bethlehem tri fold card Christmas card featuring Champagne foil paper - 2017 Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog craft supplies. Card by Patty Bennett

 Check back TOMORROW for a free video tutorial with more info about assembling this card.

 I'm sharing the dimensions I used for each layer below. They are Whisper White cardstock and Dapper Denim Cardstock.  2 of the white pieces are embossed with the Holly embossing folder for added texture and holiday cheeriness.

 

Cutting and Scoring dimensions for my Night in Bethlehem tri fold card Christmas card featuring Champagne foil paper - 2017 Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog craft supplies. Card by Patty Bennett

And here is how the layers go together:

Cardstock layering guide for my Night in Bethlehem tri fold card Christmas card featuring Champagne foil paper - 2017 Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog craft supplies. Card by Patty Bennett

 

I watched Kelly's video (here) and that's where I got the basic idea for this card, but I did change the layers and dimensions.. you can really adjust it to any colors, any stamp set, and however many layers you wish.   Thanks Kelly, for the inspiration!

 

Night of bethlehem bundle

Night of Bethlehem Clear Mount Bundle #146044

Night of Bethlehem Wood Mount Bundle #146043

Night in Bethlehem tri fold card Christmas card featuring Champagne foil paper - 2017 Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog craft supplies. Card by Patty Bennett

And, the great part is.. it folds flat for mailing in a standard medium size envelope!!

Night in Bethlehem tri fold card Christmas card featuring Champagne foil paper - 2017 Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog craft supplies. Card by Patty Bennett

 

The Night of Bethlehem bundle is new and it's amazing.  I die cut the star and 2 village pieces out of the new Champagne foil paper (pg 37 in the Holiday catalog, #144748 online), and then stamped Mary and Joseph in Island Indigo ink and die cut them. 

I sponged Island Indigo ink onto the Dapper Denim cardstock at the top to give the night sky a little deeper color.  I also added silver stars from the Metallic Enamel Shapes package to the sky.

 

Night in Bethlehem tri fold card Christmas card featuring Champagne foil paper - 2017 Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog craft supplies. Card by Patty Bennett

 

The greeting is stamped in Island Indigo ink on whisper white and punched with the new Everyday Label punch (pg 12 #144668 online) then trimmed with the trimmer to alter the shape and allow it to fit better on the card.

 

Night in Bethlehem tri fold card Christmas card featuring Champagne foil paper - 2017 Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog craft supplies. Card by Patty Bennett

Night in Bethlehem tri fold card Christmas card featuring Champagne foil paper - 2017 Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog craft supplies. Card by Patty Bennett

Try one if these fun trifold card designs.. let me know what stamps or theme you use!

 

Night in Bethlehem tri fold card Christmas card featuring Champagne foil paper - 2017 Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog craft supplies. Card by Patty Bennett

 

 

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Year of Cheer Trifold Pocket Card

 

Let's take a momentary break from the Halloween Spooky Night samples, and check out this amazing Trifold Pocket Card featuring the gorgeous metallic Stampin' UP! Year of Cheer Specialty designer paper found on page 37 of the 2017 Holiday catalog.  Did you miss it?  It's easy to miss.. grab your catalog and take a look! :)

  

  Metallic Year of Cheer Stampin' Up! Christmas Card idea featuring metallic foil doilies and snowflakes, mini sequin trim and fun trifold pocket card design.

INSTRUCTIONS:

I created these gorgeous copper, gold, silver and champagne foil cards  after watching Karin Muller's YouTube Video HERE, which lead me to the tutorial on Splitcoast Stampers HERE.

 Cut and score your 8"x8-1/2" sheet and belly band with the Stampin' Trimmer #126889, and fold with your bone folder #102300.

Instructions for Metallic Year of Cheer Stampin' Up! Christmas Card idea featuring metallic foil doilies and snowflakes, mini sequin trim and fun trifold pocket card design.

 

If you love a little glitz, you are going to fall in love with the Year of Cheer specialty designer paper found on page 37 of the 2017 Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog, or HERE online.

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I decorated these cards with the Foil Snowflakes and Champagne Foil Paper found on page 37 of the Holiday catalog or HERE ONLINE.

I also did something kind of cool... at least I was really pleased with myself...  I layered a new Foil Snowflake (#144642) on top of a Metallic Foil Doily (#138392) - silver on gold for this one, or gold on silver - either way works, and I love how they look when layered together!

  Tip for creating the Metallic Year of Cheer Stampin' Up! Christmas Card idea featuring metallic foil doilies and snowflakes, mini sequin trim and fun trifold pocket card design.

  Metallic Year of Cheer Stampin' Up! Christmas Card idea featuring metallic foil doilies and snowflakes, mini sequin trim and fun trifold pocket card design.

 

I also used as many "mixed metals" as I could on these cards.. Copper Foil sheets, Gold Foil Sheets, Silver Foil Sheets, Champagne Foil Sheets, Silver & Gold Mini sequins, Metallic foil doilies, and of course the amazing metallic patterns in the Year of Cheer Specialty paper!

The belly band features a starburst punch in Whisper White paper, then a Stitched Circle framelit in Whisper white on top of that, stamped in Basic Black ink and the Christmas Happiness stamp set (pg 27 Holiday catalog #144868).  The stamped/die cut bow is from the Seasonal Lantern bundle (pg 40 of the Holiday catalog, or HERE online).

The little "sprig" piece, die cut in copper foil paper is from the Seasonal Lanterns / Lantern Builder framelit dies.

 

  Metallic Year of Cheer Stampin' Up! Christmas Card idea featuring metallic foil doilies and snowflakes, mini sequin trim and fun trifold pocket card design.

 

Each Trifold card had a "pull up" insert featuring Whisper White cardstock and Basic Gray cardstock.  This one (above) has a small Metallic foil doily between the 2 layers so that you can easily grab it and pull up the insert.

Here are the 3 versions of this card that Cindee and I created.. don't you love them!? They are so pretty!

 

Metallic Year of Cheer Stampin' Up! Christmas Card idea featuring metallic foil doilies and snowflakes, mini sequin trim and fun trifold pocket card design.

Hope you enjoyed these.. the metallic finish is beautiful.. a little difficult to photograph, but gorgeous in person!

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2017 Stampin' UP! Holiday Catalog Starts TODAY!

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Video: Stampin' UP! Watercolor Christmas Kit, pg 32

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Video: Stampin' UP! Be Merry Kit, pg 32

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Video: Stampin' UP! Hearts come Home bundle, pg 39

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Holiday Catalog Videos - New Catalog Starts Sept. 1

 JUST IN>>> FREE GIFT! Brand New Exclusive Merry Patterns Stamp Set

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Video: Stampin' UP! Smitten Mittens bundle, pg 38

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Video: Stampin' UP! Quilted Christmas bundle, pg 4-5

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Video: Stampin' UP! Graveyard Gate bundle, pg 54

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Video: Stampin' UP! Ready for Christmas bundle, pg 6-7

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Video: Stampin' UP! Snowflake Sentiments bundle, pg 35

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