Christmas

Glimmer Paper Ornament Card

 
Do you love glitter, glitz, glimmer and pretty shiny things? You will love this handmade Christmas Card idea featuring Stampin' UP! Glimmer paper and the new Beautiful Baubles Christmas ornament stamp set!!  Find this stamp set on page 10 in your 2018 Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog or HERE online.  Find all supplies at the bottom of this post - click to purchase them in my online store to make your own beautiful cards!
 
Handmade Christmas card idea featuring Stampin' UP! Beautiful Baubles stamp set, window sheets, StazOn ink, glimmer paper and Stampin' Blends markers by Patty Bennett.  www.PattyStamps.com
 
I saw this idea on a video by Dawn Griffith - she used the flower and butterfly stamp from the Beautiful Day set, and I wanted to see what it looked like using the Beautiful Baubles set.  You can try this with any "outline" stamp set.

Glimmer Paper Ornament Directions:

  1. Stamp your "outline" stamp image with StazOn ink onto a window sheet
  2. Write "front" with a Sharpie marker on the FRONT where you stamped
  3. Turn the window sheet over and color on the BACK with Stampin' Blends (or any alcohol) markers
  4. Turn the window sheet back over (so coloring is now on the back) and add your image to your card
  5. I added it on top of a circle of the Joyous Noel 6x6 glimmer paper (#147817), pg 29 of the Holiday catalog, using glue dots under the darker spots of the stamped image

 

Additional design notes: 

I punched out a bow using the Candy Cane punch and the same Tranquil Tide Joyous Noel glimmer paper, and I also die cut "Merry" with my Merry Christmas Thinlit dies and the same glimmer paper.  TIP: put a multipurpose adhesive sheet on the back of your glimmer paper BEFORE die cutting the intricate dies!
 
  Tips for making the Glimmer Paper Beautiful Baubles Christmas card, by Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com
 
Above & Below: Tips for creating your own Beautiful Baubles glimmer Christmas card!
 
Tips for making the glimmer paper, Beautiful Baubles Christmas ornament card by Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com
 
I absolutely love this glimmer paper because it does NOT rub off, it die cuts beautifully, and it adheres easily to your project!! 
Now for those who know me well, you are probably saying.. WAIT.. did she just say that she LOVES this glimmer paper!?   YES!!!  because the glitter stays put!!  I don't like glitter flying all over my craft room and this paper is AMAZING!! yay Stampin' Up!
 
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Tin Tile Embossing folder Christmas Card idea

 My best guess is that this amazing Tin Tile embossing folder will be the hit of the 2018 Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog accessories!!  You can find it on page 43 in your catalog, or HERE in my online store.  For this Christmas card idea, I used it with the Silver Foil paper for the background, and also used the Peaceful Noel stamp set and Sprig punch (available as a money-saving bundle!), pg 29, or HERE online.

 

handmade Christmas card idea featuring Stampin' UP! Tin Tile embossig folder and Peaceful Noel stamp set with Sprig Punch - available as a 10% off money saving bundle. www.PattyStamps.com

I created this pretty card while stamping at Cindee's house, and we also experimented with Copper Foil Paper, Gold Foil Paper and Black foil paper with the Tin Tile embossing folder!!  Check out our results below, and purchase your supplies anytime in my online store HERE or by clicking the product photos at the bottom of my blog post.

 

Amazing Tin Tile embossing folder from Stampin' Up! - order #147906 at www.MyStampOrder.com

 

Online ordering links for the Copper, Gold and Black foil sheets are also included in the online store product links at the bottom of this blog post.

 I wanted to add some pretty berries to my card, so I colored some of the Frosted Epoxy droplets with a Real Red Stampin' Blends markers!! How pretty!!!! eeeks! :)

 

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After punching the sprigs out of Garden Green cardstock, I sponged on some Champagne Mist Shimmer paint with a sponge dauber.. that's another new product, found on page 38 in the Holiday catalog or HERE online.

The card is all tied up with the new Merry Merlot / Copper reversible ribbon.. how gorgeous!!  We also used a piece of the Dashing Along designer paper on the card in the background.. this is not for sale but is available as your gift with a $250 workshop, party or order.  See THIS customer newsletter for all the info.

handmade Christmas card idea featuring Stampin' UP! Tin Tile embossig folder and Peaceful Noel stamp set with Sprig Punch - available as a 10% off money saving bundle. www.PattyStamps.com

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Holiday Catalog stroll with TONS of project ideas!

 

If you missed this live video on my business Facebook page on Friday, I hope you will enjoy watching it today!!

I am sharing a ton of the samples I created using the new Stampin' Up! 2018 Holiday catalog products, as well as sharing lots of tips with you!!

Enjoy the video!!!

 

 

Please let me know if you have any questions I can help answer!

Links to cards mentioned in the video:


First Frost floral cards: https://bit.ly/2NoijzB

Country Home Card: https://bit.ly/2MVVdRw
Winter Woods cards with Stamparatus: https://bit.ly/2oPtjYU
Winter Woods card with rainbow pad: https://bit.ly/2waTVXH

All other cards will be on my blog soon! :)

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Winter Woods Layered Ink Technique Video Tutorial

 Coming Tomorrow, Sept. 5th!! 2018 Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog!

Winter Woods stamp set available starting Sept. 5, 2018!

I hope you enjoy my Layered Ink Technique video tutorial at the bottom of this post, with info to create these cards featuring the Stampin' UP! Winter Woods stamp set!

 

Free Video Tutorial for Layered Ink Technique with Stamparatus and Stampin' UP! Winter Woods stamp set, by Patty Bennett, www.PattyStamps.com

As you will see in the video below, you'll need your Stamparatus Stamp Positioning Tool, and several markers to enjoy this fun Layered Ink technique! I used the Winter Woods stamp set (clear mount) and Whisper White cardstock with my Stampin' Write markers to create these 2 cards.  The background is the brand new Buffalo Check background stamp - also available starting 9/5/18.

Thanks to Jenny Hall for the Layered ink tutorial.. I adapted it to use with this stamp set, and love it!

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Layered Ink Technique with Stamparatus and Stampin' UP! Winter Woods stamp set. Buffalo check background. by Patty Bennett, www.PattyStamps.com

Above: After stamping the pine trees, I added several enamel snowflakes from the Santa's Workshop Enamel Shapes package (pg 19 Holiday Catalog #147811), and stamped Merry Christmas in Shaded Spruce ink from the Timeless Tidings stamp set (pg 33 Holiday catalog, #148939 or 148936).  I used a small bit of an Old Olive colored doily (#146935) peeking out under the sentiment and some metallic gold pearls for accents (#146282).

Above & Below: the Buffalo check background is stamped onto Mint Macaron cardstock.. in Mint Macaron ink above, and Shaded Spruce ink below. Find the Buffalo check stamp on pg 38 in the Holiday catalog, #147797 or 147794.

Layered Ink Technique with Stampin' UP! Winter Woods stamp set. Buffalo check background. by Patty Bennett, www.PattyStamps.com

Above: To finish off this card, I die cut some Mint Macaron cardstock "sprigs" from the Frosted Bouquet framelits (sponging a little Shaded Spruce ink on a few ends), and I also added a copper leaf trinket because I liked how it complimented the tree trunks.  The greeting is from the Beautiful Baubles stamp set.

 

Layered Ink Technique with Stampin' UP! Winter Woods stamp set. Buffalo check background. by Patty Bennett, www.PattyStamps.com

Layered Ink Technique with Stamparatus and Stampin' UP! Winter Woods stamp set. Buffalo check background. by Patty Bennett, www.PattyStamps.com

I hope you enjoyed these cards today. You could change the greeting and use them most any time of year, and I think they'd make particularly nice "manly cards", too!

 

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Seasonal Wreath Christmas Card with Shimmer Paint

 

Do you have a favorite Embossing Folder in the current Stampin' Up! catalog?  Find them all on pages 222-223 in the 2018-2019 Annual Catalog, or HERE online.   I used 2 embossing folders on my Christmas card today: Seasonal Wreath (#146833) and Striped Scallops (#147188).

Seasonal Wreath embossing folder Christmas Card idea. Stampin' UP! crafting products available at www.MyStampOrder.com

 

I embossed the wreath on a piece of Stampin' Up! Whisper White cardstock, then used Sponge Daubers to add 3 colors of ink (Lemon Lime Twist, Granny Apple Green, and Call me Clover).  I used my paper snips to cut out the wreath, and then curved it to give it dimension. After cutting it out I sponged Champagne Mist Shimmer paint all over it and added Santa's Workshop red enamel dots!!

This card was inspired by Twila Davis.

Seasonal Wreath and Striped Scallops embossing folder Christmas Card idea. Stampin' UP! crafting products available at www.MyStampOrder.com

 

The card base is Real Red cardstock (11"x4-1/4" folded in 1/2), and the white panel on top is embossed with the Striped Scallops embossing folder. 

Here are a few visuals and tips for you when sponging, creating and assembling this card:

Crafting Tips for creating and sponging the Seasonal Wreath embossing folder Christmas Card. Stampin' UP! crafting products available at www.MyStampOrder.com

 

Crafting Tips for creating the Seasonal Wreath embossing folder Christmas Card idea. Stampin' UP! crafting products available at www.MyStampOrder.com

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 I stamped the greeting from the Timeless Tidings stamp set (new in the 2018 Holiday catalog, pg 33) onto Whisper White and punched it out with the 1-3/4" circle punch.  I used the Layering circles framelit dies to die cut a piece of Real Red cardstock to put behind the greeting.  Add the greeting to your card, then place the wreath over it.

 

Seasonal Wreath embossing folder Christmas Card idea. Stampin' UP! crafting products available at www.MyStampOrder.com

 

The amazingly clear/glossy look of these Santa's Workshop enamel shapes are just gorgeous.. I loved adding them as the "berries" to this wreath!

Santa's Workshop Enamel Shapes, perfect accent for my Seasonal Wreath embossing folder Christmas Card idea. Stampin' UP! crafting products available at www.MyStampOrder.com

 

Above: can you see the shimmer on the wreath?  That's the beautiful effect you get when you sponge Champagne Mist shimmer paint onto the wreath with a sponge dauber!!!  Shimmer paint is available in 4 colors starting Sept. 5, 2018 in the new Holiday catalog!

 

Seasonal Wreath embossing folder Christmas Card idea. Stampin' UP! crafting products available at www.MyStampOrder.com

I finished off this card with a Red 3/8" cotton ribbon bow. 

 

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Holiday Catalog Sneak Peek Christmas Card

 

Holiday Catalog Sneak Peek Christmas Card idea!

Merry & Bright Christmas card idea featuring Stampin' UP! Merry Christmas to All bundle, and In the Woods tree die cut, paired with inked spectrum rainbow pad. Card by Patty Bennett, www.PattyStamps.com

 I am so excited to share this fun Christmas card idea with you!!!  I saw the idea on Pinterest to use the Bokeh dots background stamp with the Rainbow pad, and the tree die cut from the "In The Woods" framelit die set (#147919, pg 27 Holiday catalog).  The card idea inspired by demonstrator Katie Drew!  I added a beautiful layer of White Shimmer Paint to the tree die cuts, and the "Merry" die cut from the "Merry Christmas Thinlit dies" (#147912, pg 5 Holiday catalog)  using the new Joyous Noel Glimmer paper (#147817, pg 29 Holiday catalog).

 

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The Bokeh Dots background stamp was inked with the rainbow pad shown above, stamped onto Whisper White cardstock, then used as the background for the die cut trees.

 New Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog supplies used on this project:

  • Merry Christmas Thinlit dies #147912, pg 5, Holiday catalog
  • Noel Glimmer paper #147817, pg 29 Holiday catalog
  • Merry Christmas to All stamp set #147702 (available as a bundle with the dies) (pg 5)
  • White Shimmer paint #147044, pg 38 Holiday catalog
  • In The Woods framelit die set #147919, pg 27 Holiday catalog

 

Merry & Bright Christmas card idea featuring Stampin' UP! Merry Christmas to All bundle, and In the Woods tree die cut, paired with inked spectrum rainbow pad and the Bokeh Dots background stamp. Card by Patty Bennett, www.PattyStamps.com

Tip #1 & #2:

Sponge White Shimmer paint with a sponge dauber onto the Whisper White Die Cut trees

To adhere both layers together, put small dots of glue on the top tree, allowing the little "flaps" to still lift up.

Shimmer Paint tip for Merry & Bright Christmas card idea featuring Stampin' UP! Merry Christmas to All bundle, and In the Woods tree die cut, paired with inked spectrum rainbow pad and the Bokeh Dots background stamp. Card by Patty Bennett, www.PattyStamps.com

 

Tip #3:

Put the Stampin' UP! Multipurpose Adhesive Sheet onto the back of the Glimmer paper first, then die cut the word Merry.  This will give you a "sticker" to put onto your project and you don't have to mess with glue! :)

 

Multipurpose Adhesive sheet tip for Merry & Bright Christmas card idea featuring Stampin' UP! Merry Christmas to All bundle, and In the Woods tree die cut, paired with inked spectrum rainbow pad and the Bokeh Dots background stamp. Card by Patty Bennett, www.PattyStamps.com

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The products from the 2018 Holiday catalog will be available starting Sept. 5, 2018.

Supplies for Merry & Bright Christmas card idea featuring Stampin' UP! Merry Christmas to All bundle, and In the Woods tree die cut, paired with inked spectrum rainbow pad and the Bokeh Dots background stamp. Card by Patty Bennett, www.PattyStamps.com

After I added the "merry" die cut, I stamped "& bright" from the Merry Christmas to All set in Shaded Spruce ink.  You can purchase the stamp set and dies as a bundle.. see page 5 of the 2018 Holiday catalog!!  Available starting Sept. 5, 2018.

 

Thanks for joining me today!  Hope you enjoy this festive Christmas / Holiday card idea!

 

Merry & Bright Christmas card idea featuring Stampin' UP! Merry Christmas to All bundle, and In the Woods tree die cut, paired with inked spectrum rainbow pad and the Bokeh Dots background stamp. Card by Patty Bennett, www.PattyStamps.com

 MORE Spectrum / Rainbow Pad ideas:

Happy Birthday card - blues & greens

Bokeh Dots background rainbow card

Direct to Paper Watercolor Wash background spectrum pad

Butterfly Spectrum / Rainbow card ideas

Guest Artist Rainbow pad samples

 

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Here are just a FEW of the AMAZING Holiday Catalog suites and bundles you will find in the 2018 Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog!  Preorder starts Aug. 1 for demonstrators.  Customer ordering starts Sept. 5th, 2o18.

Stampin Up! Holiday Catalog 2018 preview Dashing Deer bundle www.PattyStamps.com

Holiday Catalog 2018 Preview! Above: Dashing Deer bundle

 

Stampin Up! Holiday Catalog 2018 preview Timeless Tidings Christmas Card kit  www.PattyStamps.com

Holiday Catalog 2018 Preview! Above: Timeless Tidings card kit - a Patty Personal Favorite!  wait til you see this in person!!

 

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 Holiday Catalog 2018 Preview! Above: Sincerely Santa Christmas Tag project kit in a tin - VERY cute!

 

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Holiday Catalog 2018 Preview! Above: cutest Memories & More Santa's Workshop card kit!! SO FUN!

 

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Holiday Catalog 2018 Preview! Above: Festive Farmhouse Suite - check out the corrugated embossing folder!!!!!

 

Stampin Up! Holiday Catalog 2018 preview Falling for Leaves bundle www.PattyStamps.com

Holiday Catalog 2018 Preview! Above: get ready for fall... Falling For Leaves bundle is amazing!

 

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Holiday Catalog 2018 Preview! Above: Toil & Trouble Halloween suite of products AND New Blends! :)

 

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Holiday Catalog 2018 Preview! Above: Bring on the Presents Christmas Papercrafting bundle

 

Stampin Up! Holiday Catalog 2018 preview All is Bright Christmas papercrafting supply suite  www.PattyStamps.com

Holiday Catalog 2018 Preview!  Above:  All is Bright suite.. the Swirls & Curls embossing folder is at the TOP of my list!!

 

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Christmas Candy Donations

 

Guess what I did with most of my November Paper Pumpkin Christmas Stockings?

I filled them with holiday candy treats, and packaged them up for a donation!  I donated these to the bowling alley 50-50 raffle this week and I hope that the recipients are going to enjoy them!

November Paper Pumpkin Christmas Stocking candy treat idea.

I opened up my Paper Pumpkin Kit, got the stockings ready and went shopping for lots of fun candy treats to fill the stockings with!

Candy treats for my November Paper Pumpkin Christmas Stocking candy treat idea.

I assembled the tags that came with the kit, attached them to the stockings and then put 4 stockings in each little "take out box" filled with new Stampin' UP! shreddie.

November Paper Pumpkin Christmas Stocking candy treat idea.

November Paper Pumpkin Christmas Stocking candy treat idea.

I wrapped them all up (anyone recognize the polkadot ribbon from MANY years ago? I love that ribbon!) and donated them to the raffle! 

November Paper Pumpkin Christmas Stocking candy treat idea.

 

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Smitten Mitten Penguins!

 

You probably know, I love penguins!  Our Christmas tree has close to 100 penguin ornaments, we have dozens of stuffed animal penguins that we put out at Christmas, and we wrap lots of our Christmas presents in penguin paper! :)   So I'm sure you can imagine that when I saw Brian King share the idea of penguins created from the Smitten Mitten bundle / Many Mittens framelits dies, I knew I had to create my own!!  This idea was shared at World Card Making day in Oct., and it's been on my to-do list ever since then!

Many Mittens penguin Penguin Christmas card featuring Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog products, by Patty Bennett

 

The background paper of this card is found in the Christmas Around the World paper pack, and the die cut trees are from the Santa's Sleigh framelits and the Naturally Eclectic paper pack.  I mounted them onto an Island Indigo side fold card.

 

The Mittens are RETIRING!!!

I am so sad that this adorable bundle (Smitten Mittens stamp set and Many Mittens framelits) are on the retiring list this year!  If you don't have them yet, you need them NOW!

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Many Mittens penguin Penguin Christmas idea featuring Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog products, by Patty Bennett

You can see the die cut pieces above to create these cute penguins!

  • Cut 2 basic black mittens
  • Cut 1 whisper white mitten (cut off thumb and trim down sides)
  • Cut 1 additional mitten in any color for hat, and emboss with the Cable Knit embossing folder
  • trim and embellish as desired
  • Use the Fox Builder Punch (shown below) for the feet and nose
  • Draw eyes with a Sharpie or use small round stamps

 

Use Fox Builder punch for the Many Mittens penguin feet and nose

 

I had fun embellishing the caps with the Cable Knit embossing folder, and ribbon and tinsel trim!  I also used one of the holly/berry stitched felt embellishments, and cut off the leaves to use the 3 berries as a hat topper :)

 

Use the Cable Knit embossing folder and ribbon or tinsel trims for the Many Mittens Penguin caps, by Patty Bennett

I also made one penguin into a Christmas Tree ornament, or you could use it as a "to from" tag.

 

Cute ornament or Christmas tag idea featuring Many Mittens penguin Penguin "punch art" with Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog products, by Patty Bennett

 

The penguin is mounted on a Whisper White stitched shape oval and then onto a Lots of Label die cut in Old Olive cardstock, with some patterned paper from the Christmas Around the World designer paper pack.

For the 2 bows (green and red) I die cut them from the Christmas Around the World designer paper and the matching Christmas Lamppost thinlits. 

The Merry Christmas banner is stamped using the images in the Merry Cafe stamp set, Real Red ink, and a new die coming up in the 2018 Occasions catalog.

 

  Many Mittens penguin Penguin Christmas card and ornament featuring Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog products, by Patty Bennett

See.. I wasn't kidding.. we definitely celebrate a penguin Christmas with our tree and gifts :)

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Thank you for joining me today! I hope you enjoyed a little Penguin Christmas treat!

  

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Personalized Bone Folders in pretty Gold Striped Bags

 

It's been busy around here.. over the past few weeks, I decorated, stuffed and mailed 300+ gold striped bags with 600 die cut Christmas trees, 300 metallic doilies and 300 foil snowflakes for my Luv 2 Stamp Group, and filled them with a personalized bone folders as my Christmas gift to each of them!

 

Assembly line for 300 gold striped bags for the Luv 2 Stamp Group - Christmas gifts 2017 from Patty Bennett

I decided to work on the coffee table in the living room so I could enjoy the Christmas tree and all the trimmings while I worked.

Personalized bone folder Christmas gifts for the Luv 2 Stamp Group

I thought I had die cut enough trees, but ended up going back to the Big Shot many times to cut more trees!  600+ trees is a LOT!!  I used the tree in the Stampin' Up! Santa's Sleigh thinlit set and the Naturally Eclectic and Coffee Break packs of designer paper, mixing and matching the trees on each package.

 

Luv 2 Stamp Group personalized bone folders - Stampin' UP! team gift for my downline 2017

 Debbie Adams of  Advanced Custom Embroidery & Graphics in NY engraved the Stampin' Up! bone folders for me.  She was terrific to work with and if you need any personalized gifts, I'd highly recommend her! 

 

DIY Gold striped Christmas Gift Bags with die cut Santa's Sleigh Christmas Trees for the Luv 2 Stamp Group by Patty Bennett

 

I layered a metallic doily and a foil snowflake, gold on silver, or silver on gold, for a little extra bling behind the stamped die cut circle.

The gold striped bags are so pretty and especially festive for the holidays!  Find them on page 195 in the annual catalog or here online.

I was celebrating each little step along the way.. like 300+ stamped, die cut circles...  :)

 

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 I printed a greeting through Vista Print for each bag, wishing each member of my amazing team a happy holiday and Merry Christmas!

DIY Gold striped Christmas Gift Bags with die cut Santa's Sleigh Christmas Trees and personalized bone folders for the Luv 2 Stamp Group by Patty Bennett

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You are going to love how quick and easy these self closing treat holders are to make, and how cute they are when you use Stampin' Up! Quilted Christmas paper!!  These make the perfect neighbor gift, teacher treat, co-worker surprise or stocking stuffer for the holidays!  Just fill with your favorite candies!

 

Quick and easy DIY Christmas / Holiday candy treat holders.  Self closing top, punched with the Scalloped Tag Topper punch.  Stampin' Up! Quilted Christmas paper and stithed felt embellishment accessories.

These treats are self-closing and all you do is pinch the top to open!!

Quick and easy DIY Christmas / Holiday candy treat holders.  Self closing top, punched with the Scalloped Tag Topper punch.  Stampin' Up! Quilted Christmas paper and stithed felt embellishment accessories.

 

I loved the extra added design element of punching the top with the Scalloped Tag Topper punch, or you can also round the top with a circle punch, circle framelit or paper snips.

 

  Quick and easy DIY Christmas / Holiday candy treat holders.  Self closing top, punched with the Scalloped Tag Topper punch.  Stampin' Up! Quilted Christmas paper and stithed felt embellishment accessories.

 

I created all of these candy treat holders with the Quilted Christmas 6x6 paper stack designs and decorated them with the Stitched Felt embellishments and Quilted Christmas ribbon, all found on page 5 in the 2017 Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog. 

The tags are created with the Everyday Label punch (pg 12) and stamps from the Christmas Happiness set (pg 27) and the Labels to Love set (pg 45).

 

Quick and easy DIY Christmas / Holiday candy treat holders.  Self closing top, punched with the Scalloped Tag Topper punch.  Stampin' Up! Quilted Christmas paper and stithed felt embellishment accessories.

You can create cute colored stars for accents like I used on the tags by coloring the Metallic Enamel Shapes with Stampin' Blends markers or sharpie markers!

 

You only need a 4"x6" piece of paper, so they work perfectly with the 6x6 Quilted Christmas paper stack!  Grab your Simply Scored board and follow the video instructions linked below!

 

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DIRECTIONS:

I found the directions for these adorable scalloped top self-closing treat holders on PootlesPapercraft YouTube channel HERE!  Enjoy the video, and enjoy making them for your family and friends this Christmas!

 

Thank you for joining me today! I hope you will create some of these adorable treats this Holiday Season!

 

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Stocking Stuffer and Christmas Candy Treat Ideas

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Please enjoy my VIDEO TUTORIAL today with lots of fun Christmas candy treat ideas for your neighbors, friends, co-workers, teachers, UPS driver, or also great for stocking stuffers! I've used the Merry Little Christmas suite of Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog products today.

 

Merry Little Christmas candy treat featuring Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog products, by Patty Bennett. Great neighbor gifts, teacher treats or stocking stuffers.

Mini Pizza Box treat featuring Merry Little Christmas Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog products, by Patty Bennett. Great neighbor gifts, teacher treats or stocking stuffers.

 ABove: Mini Pizza Boxes with small Snickers candy, wrapped in 1" wide strips of Merry Little Christmas paper.

Watch the VIDEO BELOW for lots of fun ideas featuring the Merry Little Christmas and Merry Music paper, as well as Mini Pizza Boxes, Treat Tubes, and cello bags.

 


 

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Stampin' UP Treat Tube Merry Little Christmas candy treat featuring Holiday catalog products, by Patty Bennett. Great neighbor gifts, teacher treats or stocking stuffers.

Above: 3 Treat Tubes filled with mini M&M's and wrapped in Merry Little Christmas paper, Red Tinsel ribbon and completed with a stamped tag.

 

Merry Little Christmas candy treat featuring Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog products, by Patty Bennett. Great neighbor gifts, teacher treats or stocking stuffers.

Above: Slip a 2" wide piece of cardstock into the 2"x8" cello bag before filling with candy treats!  So much easier to fill it with the cardstock already inside!

 

NOEL Christmas banner featuring STampin' UP! Merry Music designer paper and large letter alphabet dies by Patty Bennett

Above: NOEL banner made with notecard size envelopes and covered with Merry Music designer paper.  Large Oval Scallop framelits, Stitched Whisper White ovals, and Large Letter alphabet dies spell out NOEL or any word you would like to substituted.  Embellished with Stitched Felt embellishments and a die cut Christmas tree from the Ready For Christmas bundle.   For instructions on assembling this type of "banner", see this video.

Thank you for joining me today! I hope you are inspired to create some cute Christmas Holiday treats for your family and friends!

 

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Using Stampin' Blends Markers on Hearts Come Home die cuts

 I was thrilled to see how nicely the Stampin' Blends markers color on Stampin' Up! Whisper White cardstock, so I decided to just color an entire village for this Christmas card using the Hometown Greetings Stampin' UP! edgelit dies!

Hearts Come Home / Hometown Greetings thinlit dies - Christmas Village card idea colored with Stampin' Blends markers by Patty Bennett

 

I die cut houses from the Hometown Greetings edgelit dies / Hearts Come Home bundle, and colored them with my Stampin' Blends markers.  I layered them onto a folded Thick Whisper White card base, measuring 8-1/2" x 4" (when folded).  The key to layering the strips of houses is to use LOTS of Stampin' Dimensionals and Mini Dimensionals to give it a really dimensional look!

 

Hearts Come Home / Hometown Greetings thinlit dies - Christmas Village card idea colored with Stampin' Blends markers by Patty Bennett

 

Hearts Come Home / Hometown Greetings thinlit dies - Christmas Village card idea colored with Stampin' Blends markers by Patty Bennett

 Stampin' Blends marker holder from Stamp-n-Storage available here.

On the right side of the card I also added a couple of die cut trees from the Card Front Builder thinlit die set.

Hearts Come Home / Hometown Greetings thinlit dies - Christmas Village card idea colored with Stampin' Blends markers by Patty Bennett

 

All supplies to create this card are available in my online Stampin' UP! store.  Scroll to the bottom of this blog post to see all of the products and click any product to see it in my online store.

 

Hearts Come Home / Hometown Greetings Stampin' UP! bundle

 

Thank you for joining me! I hope you like this simple Christmas Card idea!

 
 

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Season Like Christmas Luv 2 Stamp Group cards

 I love this Christmas Tree stamp set on page 9 in the Stampin' UP! Holiday Catalog, called Season Like Christmas.  It's a "4 step stamp set" as you'll see below in my photos today!  I created these cards to mail to the top sellers for October in my Luv 2 Stamp group of demonstrators.

Season Like Christmas tree stamp from Stampin' Up!.  Christmas card idea featuring Quilted Christmas paper background and new Tutti-Fruitti self adhesive sequins.  Card by Patty Bennett

 

I started by stamping the most detailed image of the tree (left) with Pear Pizzazz, then added the other tree image with Lemon Lime Twist ink, then stamped the tree trunk in Early Espresso ink, and the berries in Real Red.  I added the little ground stamp image in Soft Sky just for a little bit of grounding for the tree.

 

"4 Step Stamping" for the Season Like Christmas tree stamp from Stampin' Up!.  Christmas card idea featuring Quilted Christmas paper background and new Tutti-Fruitti self adhesive sequins.  Card by Patty Bennett

REMINDER: always stamp with your Stampin' Pierce mat below your cardstock when using Photopolymer stamps.

Season Like Christmas tree stamp from Stampin' Up!.  Christmas card idea featuring Quilted Christmas paper background and new Tutti-Fruitti self adhesive sequins.  Card by Patty Bennett

My Stampin' Up! color combo:

Soft Sky, Real Red, Early Espresso, Lemon Lime Twist & Pear Pizzazz

Color combo for the Season Like Christmas tree stamp from Stampin' Up!.  Christmas card idea featuring Quilted Christmas paper background and new Tutti-Fruitti self adhesive sequins.  Card by Patty Bennett

 

 Sneak Peek from the 2018 Occasions catalog!  Tutti-Fruitti Adhesive-Backed sequins!

I added them as "ornaments" on my trees!!  TIP:  use the tip of the paper piercer to pick them up off the sheet and place them onto the stamped tree image.

 

Season Like Christmas tree stamp from Stampin' Up!.  Christmas card idea featuring Quilted Christmas paper background and new Tutti-Fruitti self adhesive sequins.  Card by Patty Bennett

 

I stamped the tree on a 2" wide piece of Whisper White cardstock and layered that onto a 2" wide piece of Lemon Lime Twist cardstock, punched with the Scalloped Tag Topper punch.

 

Season Like Christmas tree stamp from Stampin' Up!.  Christmas card idea featuring Quilted Christmas paper background and new Tutti-Fruitti self adhesive sequins.  Card by Patty Bennett

 

Oooh, another sneak peek!!  Lemon Lime Twist 3/8" Mini Striped Ribbon coming soon in the 2018 Occasions catalog!!!

Supplies for the Season Like Christmas tree stamp from Stampin' Up!.  Christmas card idea featuring Quilted Christmas paper background and new Tutti-Fruitti self adhesive sequins.  Card by Patty Bennett

 

The thinking of you at Christmas stamped greeting comes from the Season Like Christmas set as well.

The tree patterned paper in the background is from the Quilted Christmas 6x6 paper stack, and measures 4"x5-1/2" and is adhered to the Thick Whisper White card base (top fold card).

It's all tied up with the new Lemon Lime Twist ribbon mentioned above.

 

Season Like Christmas tree stamp from Stampin' Up!.  Christmas card idea featuring Quilted Christmas paper background and new Tutti-Fruitti self adhesive sequins.  Card by Patty Bennett

 

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Thank you for joining me today! Let me know if I can help you with a Stampin' UP! order to make your own Christmas cards this year!

 

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 REMINDER: the Tutti-Fruitti sequins and the Lemon Lime Twist ribbon will be available on Jan. 3, 2018 in the Occasions catalog, or, you can buy them in December if you are a demonstrator!

 

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 REMINDER: the Tutti-Fruitti sequins and the Lemon Lime Twist ribbon will be available on Jan. 3, 2018 in the Occasions catalog, or, you can buy them in December if you are a demonstrator!
 

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