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Sneak Peek - Colored Glimmer Paper for Sale a Bration

 

Whohooo!!  A Sale-a-Bration 2017 Sneak Peek!! 

Stampin' Up! Glimmer paper soon to be released!!

 

Stampin' UP! Inside the Lines Sale a Bration paper - color it in with markers, pencils, spritzers or sponge in your color as shown here.  New Sale a Bration glimmer paper hearts die cut with the Sweet & Sassy heart framelits, by Patty Bennett

 

Did you notice the info on page 2 of your 2017 Sale a Bration Brochure that says

WATCH FOR ANOTHER SET OF LIMITED-TIME ITEMS COMING ON FEBRUARY 21! ??

If you read that, then you'll be all set for these fun new products being offered starting 2/21/17.  There are 3 new Sale-a-Bration products being released on 2/21 and today I'm featuring a sneak peek of the 6x6 assortment of Glimmer Paper in Bermuda Bay, Mint Macaron and Sweet Sugarplum!!

 

Sponge color onto the Stampin' Up! Inside the Lines Sale a Bration "coloring book" paper for a quick colored background.

 

To create the card in today's blog post I used the Sale a Bration paper called Inside the Lines (pg 11 in the 2017 Sale a Bration brochure), and I used Stampin' Sponges to sponge areas of color onto the black and white paper.  I used Wisteria Wonder, Sweet Sugarplum, Bermuda Bay and Mint Macaron so that it would coordinate with the new glimmer paper!

 

I added a 4"x5-1/4" piece of the colored Inside the Lines paper to my folded Sweet Sugarplum card, plus a strip of the Inside the Lines paper that was not colored.  On top of that I added die cut hearts using the new Glimmer paper and the Sweet & Sassy heart framelits.  The metallic silver Sale a Bration ribbon finishes off the card!  I sent this card to Norma today.. hope she likes it!

Below: this is how the 12x12 paper comes in the package when you select it as your FREE Sale a Bration gift.  You can color it in many ways!

 

143830 Inside the Lines "coloring book" paper from Stampin' UP! Sale a Bration 2017, free with your $50 order through March 31

 

More Inside the Lines ideas:

  • click HERE to see another way I quickly colored this paper
  • click HERE to see how I used Stampin' Write markers and Watercolor Pencils to color this paper

 

Stampin' UP! Inside the Lines Sale a Bration paper - color it in with markers, pencils, spritzers or sponge in your color as shown here.  New Sale a Bration glimmer paper hearts die cut with the Sweet & Sassy heart framelits, by Patty Bennett

 

How can you earn a free Sale a Bration product??

 

Sale a Bration brochure - FREE items, one for each $50 in purchases from Jan. 4 - March 31, 2017
  • One free item for your $50 order online (plus record your order on my Free Stamps with Patty form!)
  • Two free items for your $100 order online (plus record your order on my Free Stamps with Patty form!)
  • Three free items for your $150 order online (plus record your order on my Free Stamps with Patty form!) PLUS you earn hostess rewards to spend any way you wish
  • and so on!
  • No Limit!

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Celebrate Good Times Stampin' UP! Card Ideas

 

 Thanks for all your kind comments on my Happy Celebrations embossing folder cards and video a few weeks ago!   While Cindee and I made the cards in that video, we also made the cards shown below in this blog post.  These cards all feature Stampin' UP! In Colors - Did you know 5 In Colors are retiring soon!!??

We used Watermelon Wonder and Flirty Flamingo ink pads and cardstock on the celebrate good times card below.  It is tied off with some silver metallic ribbon from the Sale-a-Bration brochure. 

 

Happy Celebrations / Celebrations Duo embossing folder cards - easy, clean and simple cards featuring Stamipn' Up! In Colors

 

Want more info on how to make these FUN "debossed" cards?

Watch THIS VIDEO to see how to make these fun (and easy!) cards.

 

Happy Celebrations / Celebrations Duo embossing folder cards - easy, clean and simple cards featuring Stamipn' Up! In Colors

 

The card above featuring the In Color combo shown below: Sweet Sugarplum, Watermelon Wonder and Flirty Flamingo.  I think it's quite a fun combo! We also used a layer of Rich Razzleberry cardstock to really make the card pop!

 

If you missed the VIDEO TUTORIAL, click HERE to view it in this post.

 

Below:  If you know your Stampin' Up! In Colors, you will know that ONE of THESE THREE colors below is Retiring this year!!  AND I happens to be my 2nd most favorite Stampin' Up! color!!!    Yep, Watermelon Wonder is RETIRING soon and will only be available while supplies last. CLICK HERE to see the retiring In Color products.

 

Happy Celebrations / Celebrations Duo embossing folder cards - easy, clean and simple cards featuring Stamipn' Up! In Colors

 

I really don't know what I'll do without Watermelon Wonder.. I guess I'll just have to order more Calypso Coral... but oh my.. I sure love Watermelon Wonder!!  I am going to miss it!!!!!

 

Retiring Watermelon Wonder Stampin' Up! In Color products

 

The other Retiring In Colors are: Cucumber Crush, Delightful Dijon, Mint Macaron and Tip Top Taupe

See all the retiring In Color products in my online Stampin' Up! store HERE.

 

Happy Celebrations / Celebrations Duo embossing folder cards - easy, clean and simple cards featuring Stamipn' Up! In Colors


Hope you enjoyed these colorful celebration cards!!  Order your embossing folders HERE in my online store, or click any of the product photos at the bottom of this blog post to order.

 

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Color Fusers Blog Hop: February 2017

 

Color Fusers blog hop February 2017 - Stampin' Up! Color Combo

 

The Color Fusers Design Team is back with fun projects for you featuring the YUMMY Stampin' Up!  color combo shown above: Bermuda Bay, Calypso Coral, Early Espresso and Peekaboo Peach.

I ended up using all 4 colors on the card in the center below, and used 3 of the 4 colors on the other 2 cards.  Each card features THREE (yes, count 'em 3!!) Sale a Bration stamp sets!! AND the delicious Sale-a-Bration metallic ribbon!! How did I manage to do that!? :)

 

Stampin' UP! Sale-a-Bration stamp sets on Thank You Cards.  Color Fuser Blog Hop for February 2017.  Avant Garden, Delicate Details and So Very Much stamp sets featured.

 

Did you know you can select a free gift with purchase through March 31, 2017?  The 3 Sale a Bration stamp sets shown on these cards AND the beautiful metallic ribbon are 4 of the choices of free gifts!! 

CLICK HERE to read more about Sale a Bration.

 

Stampin' UP! Sale-a-Bration stamp sets Avant Garden, Delicate Details and So Very Much stamp sets featured.

 

This top fold card features all 4 of the Color Fuser colors this month.  In addition to stamping, I also sponged Peekaboo Peach around the edges of the Whisper White cardstock, and then mounted it onto Calypso Coral cardstock before putting it onto the top folded Bermuda Bay card. I also flicked some Clear Wink of Stella onto this card.. it's shimmery in person!

 

Stampin' UP! Sale-a-Bration stamp sets on Thank You Cards.  Color Fuser Blog Hop for February 2017.  Avant Garden, Delicate Details and So Very Much stamp sets featured.

 

 

Below: 3 Sale a Bration 2017 stamp sets used on these cards:

Delicate Details (lace set), So Very Much (thank you set) and Avant Garden (floral set)


Stampin' UP! Sale-a-Bration stamp sets on Thank You Cards.  Color Fuser Blog Hop for February 2017.  Avant Garden, Delicate Details and So Very Much stamp sets featured.

 

Each card has an image from the Delicate Details lace stamp set stamped in Peekaboo Peach about 2" up from the bottom of the Whisper White panel.  Then I stamped the flowers from Avant Garden in Watermelon Wonder ink, and then the Thank You from the So Very Much set in either Early Espresso or Bermuda Bay.  I think the Gold Metallic Sale a Bration ribbon is just the perfect finishing touch to these cards!!

I used the speckle stamp in the Avant Garden set and Peekaboo Peach ink to speckle some dots onto each card, then flicked some Gold Wink of Stella on each card to tie in with the Gold Metallic Sale a Bration ribbon.  I REALLY love this ribbon from the Sale a Bration brochure.. another free choice through March 31, 2017.


Stampin' UP! Sale-a-Bration stamp sets on Thank You Cards.  Color Fuser Blog Hop for February 2017.  Avant Garden, Delicate Details and So Very Much stamp sets featured.

 

The cards above and below are similar, but I switched the layers of Peekaboo Peach and Calypso Coral because I couldn't decide which way I liked it best?  What do you think?


Stampin' UP! Sale-a-Bration stamp sets on Thank You Cards.  Color Fuser Blog Hop for February 2017.  Avant Garden, Delicate Details and So Very Much stamp sets featured.

 

Please visit all of the Color Fusers Blogs for more creative ideas featuring this fun Stampin' Up! Color Combo!

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Easy Stylish Stems Flower Card Video Tutorial

 

I hope you will take a moment to watch my video tutorial today to see how easy it is to create these gorgeous rubber stamped floral cards!  I learned how to make them with my friend Cindee and I went kind of crazy making lots of them with the Stampin' Up! Special Reason bundle (Stylish Stems framelits and Special Reason stamp set, pg 42 of the 2017 Occasions catalog).

 

Easy stamped Stylish Stems / Special Reason flower cards featuring Stampin' Up! Occasions catalog products. Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

 

I finally decided after looking at these pretty cards on my stamp desk, and photographing them,  that they remind me of flower seed packets!! :)

 

Please enjoy my VIDEO TUTORIAL below to see how to make these great cards!

 

 

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Easy stamped Stylish Stems / Special Reason flower cards featuring Stampin' Up! Occasions catalog products. Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

 

As you saw in the video above, the secret to these pretty cards is creating an ombre effect with your sponge and ink on the background base card, then adding the die cut floral (or stem) piece on top!

 

Easy stamped Stylish Stems / Special Reason flower cards featuring Stampin' Up! Occasions catalog products. Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

Easy stamped Stylish Stems / Special Reason flower cards featuring Stampin' Up! Occasions catalog products. Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

 

Wink of Stella is also a "secret weapon" on these cards.. so pretty and sparkly in person!

 

142750 Stylish Stems framelits from Stampin Up dick shop online at  pattystamps.com order #142750

 

Click here to purchase your Stylish Stems framelits in my online Stampin' UP! store, or see all of the products used in these projects at the bottom of this post.

 

Stampin' Up! Special Reason bundle - flower stamp set and matching framelit dies. order online at www.PattyStamps.com

 OR Click here to buy the money saving wood mount bundle online, or HERE to buy the money saving clear mount bundle online!

 

Easy stamped Stylish Stems / Special Reason flower cards featuring Stampin' Up! Occasions catalog products. Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

 

It seems like no matter what combo of Stampin' Up! colors you use on these cards, they turn out gorgeous!  And of course you can add any greeting for any occasion so these really are GREAT cards to keep on hand!  I used the Love Sparkles and the Window Shopping stamp sets for most of my greetings.

 

Easy stamped Stylish Stems / Special Reason flower cards featuring Stampin' Up! Occasions catalog products. Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

Easy stamped Stylish Stems / Special Reason flower cards featuring Stampin' Up! Occasions catalog products. Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

 

Did you have a favorite!?  Did you enjoy the video?

 

Easy stamped Stylish Stems / Special Reason flower cards featuring Stampin' Up! Occasions catalog products. Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

 

 

It's Sale-a-Bration 2017... which is your favorite free gift so far?

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  • Three free items for your $150 order online (plus record your order on my Free Stamps with Patty form!) PLUS you earn hostess rewards to spend any way you wish
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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.

 

145181 Cool Treats bundle from Stampin Up!.  Click shop online at www.pattystamps.com

 

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.

 

Watch my Free Video Tutorial Below!

 

 

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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!

And remember.. you receive a FREE Sale-a-Bration item of your choice with each $50 you purchase, AND record your order on my Free Stamps with Patty customer rewards program sheet too!!!!

 

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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Free Color Chart Download - Stampin' UP! Designer Paper

 

Let's Talk Designer Series Paper!!

NEW Designer Series Paper.. from the 2017 Stampin' UP! Occasions catalog and Sale a Bration brochure!

There are 9 new packs between the 2 publications and each one is unique and amazing!

 

I have created a Color Reference Chart with all of the coordinating colors for the 9 new packs of paper.  Several of you asked if I'd be making a new one, and here it is!  

Click to Download 2017 Stampin Up DSP color chart PattyStamps

 

Download your FREE color chart for 2017 Stampin' UP! Occasions and Sale a Bration designer series papers from Patty Bennett at www.PattyStamps.com

 

Click to Download 2017 Stampin Up DSP color chart PattyStamps

 

I invite you to watch the overview video of these new papers (and more!) HERE, and leave me a comment to let me know what your favorite new paper is!

If you missed the chart I created for the 2016-2017 Annual Catalog Designer Paper, CLICK HERE to view that post and download your free chart.

 

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Color Fusers Blog Hop IS BACK! January 2017

 

After a little winter break, the amazing Color Fusers Design Team is BACK!!

We are excited to bring you a fun line up of projects today, all featuring this amazing, fresh Stampin' Up! color combo of Crushed Curry, Tangerine Tango, Sweet Sugarplum and Very Vanilla!

 

Color Fusers Blog Hop color combo for January 2017. Stampin' Up! colors Crushed Curry, Tangerine Tango, Sweet Sugarplum and Very Vanilla

 

 

Stampin Up! Occasions catalog Succulent Garden framelit die flowers, Vertical Garden Hello stamp and watercolor wash background card.  Color Fusers January 2017 color combo. Card by Patty Bennett

 

I was in a watercoloring mood, so I created the background of this top fold card with Stampin' Up! watercolor paper, reinkers and my AquaPainter.  The folded card is a Stampin' Up! In Color: Sweet Sugarplum.

I wet the watercolor paper, turned it over and wet the other side, then added color from the drops of reinker using my AquaPainter.  By wetting both sides, the paper doesn't curl :)

I let the colors bleed together and enjoyed the results!

Note: Sweet Sugarplum on watercolor paper (it's a vanilla color) is brown-ish compared to putting it on white.. but it's still pretty!

Stampin Up! Occasions catalog Succulent Garden framelit die flowers, Vertical Garden Hello stamp and watercolor wash background card.  Color Fusers January 2017 color combo. Card by Patty Bennett

 

I stamped the Hello stamp from the Vertical Garden set (new in the 2017 Occasions catalog, page 22, #142996) in Sweet Sugarplum on Very Vanilla cardstock.  It's a 2 step stamp, so it gives you that shadow effect!

 

Here is a fun crafting tip for you ... after cutting the pieces of Stampin' Up! watercolor paper for my cards, I ended up with strips left over.  I dabbed on some water and some color and then die cut the flowers using up the scraps!!  How great is that!?

 

Watercolor Wash craft tip.. use up scraps of watercolor paper by dabbing on color and then die cutting or punching shapes! by Patty Bennett

 

I added the die cut flowers from the Succulent framelits set (pg 21 in the Occasions catalog, #142757) with glue dots to my card and topped off each one with the gold Metallic Enamel shape.

 

Stampin Up! Occasions catalog Succulent Garden framelit die flowers, Vertical Garden Hello stamp and watercolor wash background card.  Color Fusers January 2017 color combo. Card by Patty Bennett

A piece of gold 1/4" Natural trim ribbon finished off the card.

 

 

Please visit all of the Color Fusers Blogs for more creative ideas featuring this fun Stampin' Up! Color Combo!

Blog Hop Lineup!

 

 

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Detailed Dragonfly Thinlit Watercolor Card Sneak Peek

 

Do you have a favorite bundle in the new upcoming 2017 Stampin' Up! Occasions catalog!? 

I think this Detailed Dragonfly bundle might be a runaway winner ... It is going to be hugely popular, I'm sure!

 

Detailed Dragonfly thinlit cards featuring the watercolor pencil background technique, from the Stampin' Up! 2017 Occasions catalog. Cards by Cindee, Lisa and Patty

 

The Dragonfly cards I'm sharing today all feature watercolor backgrounds, and the Detailed Dragonfly thinlits die cuts, as well as greetings stamped from the Dragonfly Dreams stamp sets, created by Cindee, Lisa and Patty (that's me!). :)  

 

We have a MINI BLOG HOP for you today.. please be sure to visit Cindee and Lisa's blogs today (links at the bottom of this post).

 

Look for these Stampin' Up! Supplies here:

  • Dragonfly Dreams stamp set, pg 26, 2017 Occasions catalog, #142924
  • Detailed Dragonfly thinlit dies, pg 26, 2017 Occasions catalog, #142749
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  • Watercolor Pencils, pg 24, 2017 Occasions catalog, #141709
  • Succulent Garden 3/8" Ribbon combo pack, pg 21, 2017 Occasions catalog #142781
  • Watercolor paper, pg 175 annual catalog, #122959
  • AquaPainter, pg 180 annual catalog, #103954

All of these supplies are available through my Stampin' Up! store (here), but PLEASE NOTE, all 2017 Occasions catalog products are available AFTER 1/4/17!

 

We created these together one day after seeing Stampin' Up! Co-founder, Shelli Gardner demonstrate this technique idea at  a recent Stampin' Up! OnStage event.  She used the new Watercolor Pencils for the background.  We used the watercolor pencils on 3 of the cards above and used a different watercolor background technique on the other 3 cards.

 

Detailed Dragonfly thinlit cards featuring the watercolor pencil background technique, from the Stampin' Up! 2017 Occasions catalog. Cards by Patty Bennett

 I mounted my watercolor paper onto a top fold Peekaboo Peach card, and then tied the new Sweet Sugarplum 3/8" ribbon around the card.   Even though this card is striking and somewhat bold, it's also very soft and soothing!  The die cut dragonfly piece is adhered with about 5 glue dots.  Really easy to attach to the card!   I speckled the card by flicking some Gold Wink of Stella onto the finished card.

Today I'm sharing the watercolor pencil background technique with you and will share the other background technique with you soon!

 

Watercolor pencil background tutorial for the Detailed Dragonfly thinlit cards featuring the watercolor pencil background technique, from the Stampin' Up! 2017 Occasions catalog. Card by Patty

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As you can see by the "how to" watercolor background tutorial above, it's really pretty easy.   Color the watercolor pencils onto your watercolor paper, wash over the color with an AquaPainter or wet paint brush and let dry!!! wow!!!

 

Detailed Dragonfly thinlit cards featuring the watercolor pencil background technique, from the Stampin' Up! 2017 Occasions catalog. Card by Patty Bennett

 

You can really see the pretty Gold Wink of Stella dots on this photo above.. such a neat addition to most any card!

When the card is totally dry, stamp the greeting using the Stampin' Up! Basic Black Archival ink pad.

 

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Fresh Yellow and Blue Penned & Painted flower cards

 

Stampin' Up! Penned & Painted Floral cards - pretty color combo!!

Hand stamped Stampin' UP! Penned & Painted floral cards for all occasions by Patty Bennett

 

 A happy hello to you! Thank you for stopping by today to learn about stamping the Penned & Painted floral stamp set from Stampin' Up!   I have a little mini tutorial below for you to show you how I stamped the flowers and leaves, step by step. 

The beautiful Stampin' Up! ink color combo is also shown below: Daffodil Delight, Crushed Curry, Soft Sky, Marina Mist, Pear Pizzazz, Old Olive and Memento Black ink.

 

How to stamp the Stampin' UP! Penned & Painted floral cards for all occasions by Patty Bennett

 

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Hand stamped Stampin' UP! Penned & Painted floral cards for all occasions by Patty Bennett

 

Above: check out how we added a 2nd layer of color to the Happy Birthday greeting punched image.. I think this was Cindee's idea.. we stamped this card together a few months ago, and I love how fun this looks!

The greetings on these cards are from the Tin of Cards stamp set.. possibly one of my favorites of all time!!  See it on page 86 in the current annual catalog or #138946 online.

 

Stampin' Up! Best Badge punch and Tin of Cards happy hello greeting

 

Get Double Duty out of your Best Badge Punch!!  Not only can you punch out the cute happy hello greeting, but you can also create a scalloped yellow border for this fun card!  Just another great tip that Cindee taught me!

 

How to create a scalloped border with the Stampin' UP! Best Badge punch

 

Below is my color combo for this card.  Any 2 shaded of color that are close in intensity will work for this 2 step stampin process, and any color outline works too!  Check out THIS POST for another idea with this great stamp set.

 

Color combo for yellow and blue Hand stamped Stampin' UP! Penned & Painted floral cards for all occasions by Patty Bennett

 

I love the enamel shape dots from Stampin' Up! and they are so pretty in the flower centers!!  On some of the cards I used all Daffodil Delight or Crushed Curry, and on other flowers I used black.... oh... wait.. you say.. they don't make black dots???? No problem.. color some with your Black Sharpie marker :)

 

Enamel Shape accents for Hand stamped Stampin' UP! Penned & Painted floral cards for all occasions by Patty Bennett

 

The card base is Thick Whisper White cardstock, and the stripes and polkadots patterned papers are from the Brights collection Designer Series Paper stack #138434.  The little sunburst dotted paper below is one of the patterns in the Festive Birthday pack #141630.

 

Hand stamped Stampin' UP! Penned & Painted floral cards for all occasions by Patty Bennett

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Penned and Painted Flower Cards

 

 Yes, I know it's fall, and the weather is changing and all that jazz, but you know me.. I HAVE to stamp with flowers all year long!! :)  I am super excited to share this "one sheet wonder" Penned & Painted flower card idea with you!

 

One Sheet Wonder note cards featuring Stampin' Up! Penned & Painted stamp set, by Patty Bennett at www.PattyStamps.com

 

 Aren't these so pretty!?  I used a Bright color combo of black, white, Melon Mambo and Cucumber Crush for these cards.

I started out by stamping a full 8-1/2" x 11" sheet of Whisper White with these pretty flowers and then cutting the sheet into 4x4 pieces and 4x3 pieces until my sheet was used up.   Each sheet will yield 6 pieces for 6 cards as shown in these photos.

 

One Sheet Wonder note cards featuring Stampin' Up! Penned & Painted stamp set, by Patty Bennett at www.PattyStamps.com

 

Your Choice!

Use this stamp set with our without the outline image ... I selected black for the outline but you could also create a more subtle look with a different outline color, OR don't use the outline at all!

 Which one do you like best?  I love them both!

 

One Sheet Wonder note cards featuring Stampin' Up! Penned & Painted stamp set, by Patty Bennett at www.PattyStamps.com

One Sheet Wonder note cards featuring Stampin' Up! Penned & Painted stamp set, by Patty Bennett at www.PattyStamps.com

 

Look at all the pieces in this set!  You can use it in so many different ways.  I used 6 of the pieces for the flowers and leaves, plus the dot on the HOPE card below.

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One Sheet Wonder note cards featuring Stampin' Up! Penned & Painted stamp set, by Patty Bennett at www.PattyStamps.com

 

The striking black accents above are White Perfect Accents (#138416) colored with a black Sharpie marker!!

I mounted my stamped flower pieces onto folded Melon Mambo and Whisper White cards, and accented them with black and white or Cucumber Crush and white Designer papers from the big paper stacks on page 174 in the annual catalog. 

Instead of stamped sentiments, I added die cut greetings from the Sunshine Wishes thinlit set (#141489).  Each one was die cut with Melon Mambo cardstock and added to the card with Multipurpose glue.

In keeping with the color scheme, I added either 1/8" Melon Mambo ribbon, or the 5/8" Cucumber Crush ribbon to each card.

 

One Sheet Wonder note cards featuring Stampin' Up! Penned & Painted stamp set, by Patty Bennett at www.PattyStamps.com

 

I wanted my sunshine die cut to stand out on this card so I put it on top of a piece of vellum!  What a neat touch.. it turned out perfect!

 

 

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Stampin' UP! Fall Cards with Petals & Paisleys

 

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Truth be Told... I want to start playing with Christmas products from the 2016 Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog right now BECAUSE they are all so amazing!!! ... but I challenged myself to make 72 Fall cards over the holiday weekend and I did it!!!  We have plenty of months to celebrate Fall.. so I hope you enjoy these card ideas as we ring in the Fall season!

 

Petals and Paisleys Fall Card ideas featuring Stampin' Up! Halloween Cookie Cutter Scarecrows and August 2016 Paper Pumpkin refill kit supplies. By Patty Bennett, www.PattyStamps.com

 

In addition to these cards above I made TONS more fall card designs.. check back again later this week for more fall card ideas!

For the cards I'm sharing with you today, I have combined several different products, here is a shopping list for you:

  • Petals & Paisleys designer paper, page 47 Holiday Catalog, #142017
  • Cookie Cutter Halloween stamp set, page 53, #142252 or 142255
  • In Color Doilies, pg 175 Annual catalog, #141674
  • Whisper White Note Cards, pg 176 Annual Catalog, #131527
  • "Give Thanks" from the Suite Seasons stamp set, pg 43 Holiday catalog, #142206 or 142209
  • August Paper Pumpkin kit, refills available online HERE to current subscribers
  • 3/8" Ribbon pack, pg 47 Holiday catalog #142021
  • "Hello" from the Jar of Love stamp set, pg 75 Annual catalog #141587

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Petals and Paisleys Fall Card ideas featuring Stampin' Up! Halloween Cookie Cutter Scarecrows and August 2016 Paper Pumpkin refill kit supplies. By Patty Bennett, www.PattyStamps.com

 

The Delightful Dijon ribbon is such a beautiful touch for these cards!!! Find that in the 3-pack on page 47 in your Holiday catalog.  Need a catalog? let me know!

I layered a 3-1/4" x 4-3/4" piece of Petals & Paisleys paper onto the little note cards in the August Paper Pumpkin kit, and also onto Whisper White note cards.

 

142017 Stampin Up Petals and Paisleys paper

Petals and Paisleys Stampin' UP! color combo:

Cajun Craze, Copper Foil, Delightful Dijon, Mint Macaron, Night of Navy, Rich Razzleberry, Soft Suede, Very Vanilla

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I stamped and colored 72 little scarecrows for my weekend stamping project, and then created tons of different cards with them.  The cards I'm sharing today are great fall cards to send anytime this fall season.

In Color Doilies... I  was excited to see how nicely the In Color Doilies coordinated with my cards!

SCARECROWS: I stamped 72 little scarecrows from the fun Cookie Cutter Halloween stamp set, using Archival Black ink, then I colored them with Stampin' Write markers and my Aquapainter.

 

How to color and punch the Cookie Cutter Halloween scarecrow stamped images from Stampin' Up! by Patty Bennett, www.pattystamps.com

After coloring, I punched them out with the matching Cookie Cutter Builder punch. So easy!!

This cute punch is found on page 6 in the new 2016 Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog.   You can purchase it as a money-saving bundle with the Cookie Cutter Christmas stamp set! :) 

Details for coloring the Halloween Scarecrows:

  • face is colored with an Aquapainter and the Sahara Sand ink (drops of ink from the ink refill)
  • pants are colored with the Marina Mist Stampin' Write Marker
  • hat is colored with a Cajun Craze Stampin' Write marker
  • patch & heart colored with a Real Red Stampin' Write marker
  • shirt is colored with an Aquapainter and some Cajun Craze ink (drops from the ink refill)
  • "straw" is colored with a Crushed Curry Stampin' Write Marker
     

 

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Color Fusers Blog Hop: September 2016 - Part 1

 

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Welcome to part 1 of the September Color Fusers Design Team Blog Hop, featuring 4 wonderful Stampin' Up!  Colors: Flirty Flamingo, Mint Macaron, Rich Razzleberry and Sweet Sugarplum!  We are so glad you have joined us on this blog hop and hope you enjoy all of the cards and projects we have to share with you!  Please be sure to click on all of the links at the bottom of this post to visit all of the wonderful Stampin' UP! blogs!

When working on my stamped project for today, I noticed that the Blooms & Bliss Designer Series Paper has nearly the above color combo, so I started with a piece of the floral paper from that package (#141654, pg 173) and then I altered it by adding Rich Razzleberry flowers and Mint Macaron leaves to it!

 

  Blooms & Bliss altered color combo designer paper from Stampin' Up!.  Color Fusers September color challenge.  Floral note card by Patty Bennett at www.pattystamps.com

 

 The JUST A NOTE greeting is found on page 49 of the 2016 Stampin' Up! annual catalog in the Flourishing Phrases stamp set.  I stamped it on Whisper White with Rich Razzleberry ink, and die cut it with the Layering Ovals framelits.   The circles are all die cut with the Layering Circles framelits with the Fancy Frost paper and the Blooms & Bliss paper.

Below, you can see the transformation from the Blooms and Bliss color combo to the Color Fusers September Color Challenge combo!!

 

MAKEOVER: Blooms & Bliss altered color combo designer paper from Stampin' Up!.  Color Fusers September color challenge.  Floral note card by Patty Bennett at www.pattystamps.com

 

I loved adding all the layers of cut out flowers to this card, on top of die cut circles and a scalloped circle.  The flowers are all from a stamp set called Fresh Fruit, on pg 149 of the annual Stampin' UP! catalog, #141770 in the online store.  The leaves are from the Flourishing Phrases stamp set, found on pg 49, #141531 or 141534 in the online store.

I stamped and cut out all the flowers with Paper Snips.  Some flowers were stamped on Whisper White cardstock, and as you can see above, some were stamped on the Blooms & Bliss paper!

 

Blooms & Bliss altered color combo designer paper from Stampin' Up!.  Color Fusers September color challenge.  Floral note card by Patty Bennett at www.pattystamps.com

 

My finished piece is mounted on Mint Macaron and Sweet Sugarplum cardstock.

 

Lots of lovely Enamel Shape circle dots in the flower centers finish off the color combo. 

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Blooms & Bliss altered color combo designer paper from Stampin' Up!.  Color Fusers September color challenge.  Floral note card by Patty Bennett at www.pattystamps.com

 

Wasn't that fun!?  Which designer paper will you alter? Pick one, and give it a try, or try our Sept. Color Challenge!

 

Thank you for stopping by my PattyStamps blog today! I hope you enjoyed this fun color combo!  Please visit the other Color Fuse Blog Hop team members listed below for more color inspiration!

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Color Fusers Blog Hop: August 2016 - Part 2

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Welcome to part 2 of the August Color Fusers Design Team Blog Hop, featuring 3 wonderful Stampin' Up!  Colors: Cherry Cobbler, Smoky Slate and Watermelon Wonder!  We are so glad you have joined us on this blog hop and hope you enjoy all of the cards and projects we have to share with you!  Please be sure to click on all of the links at the bottom of this post to visit all of the wonderful Stampin' UP! blogs!

Today's card features one of my favorite stamp sets (and BIG surprise, it's a flower set!), and it's called Penned & Painted. 

 

Penned and Painted handstamped card featuring Stampin' UP! stamps, ink and paper and the Color Fusers August Color combo, by Patty Bennett at PattyStamps.com

 

I think these colors work really nicely together on this card! 

This Penned and Painted stamp set is just awesome!!  You can use it in so many different ways, combining all or part of the 3 step stamps for each image!!  Penned & Painted is one of my favorite Stampin' UP! stamp sets right  now..  and you can find it on pg 143 in the 2016 catalog, or #141938 in my online store.

These images give a neat, soft, watercolor look when stamped!

 

Penned and Painted handstamped card featuring Stampin' UP! stamps, ink and paper and the Wink of Stella pen, and the Color Fusers August Color combo, by Patty Bennett at PattyStamps.com

 

I used some Cherry Cobbler Cardstock for my Congrats die cut and then added Clear Wink of Stella to the die cut before adhering it to the vellum strip with Multipurpose glue.  The Congrats die cut is found in the Sunshine Wishes thinlit set on pg 194 in the 2016 Stampin' UP! catalog (#141489).

Another finishing touch was to add the 3 Cherry Cobbler Enamel Shapes in the center of the flower.  All of the Enamel Shapes are found on pg 177, and the Regal package with Cherry Cobbler is #141681

The 1/8" silver ribbon adds another pretty touch to this card, bringing in the Smoky Slate color.  Find all of the Stampin' UP! ribbons on pages 178 and 179 in the annual catalog.  Find the Silver ribbon here in my online store #132137

 

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If you missed the other 2 cards with this amazing color combo, check them out in Part 1 of our August Color Fuser Blog Hop HERE.

 

Penned and Painted handstamped card featuring Stampin' UP! stamps, ink and paper and the Color Fusers August Color combo, by Patty Bennett at PattyStamps.com

 

Thank you for stopping by my PattyStamps blog today! I hope you enjoyed this fun color combo!  Please visit the other Color Fuse Blog Hop team members listed below for more color inspiration!

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Ombre Ink Pad Background Floral Cards

 

These beautiful Ombre Watercolor backgrounds might look familiar.. I shared a video with you a month or so ago with the instructions to make them (I've shared it at the end of this post as well).  I made more of these beautiful backgrounds featuring the Detailed Floral Thinlit dies and decorated the cards with the Falling Flowers stamp set, also stamped with the Ombre ink pads!

 

 

Ombre ink pads from Stampin' Up! - video tutorial: How to create an easy watercolor wash background for your card!  Layer with Detailed Floral Thinlit big shot dies. Card and tutorial by Patty Bennett at pattystamps.com

 

After creating the ombre watercolor backgrounds, I stamped the flowers with the Ombre ink pads, die cut them, and added them to the cards.  I love how the color theme carries through.

The flowers are stamped with the Falling Flowers stamp set (pg 127 Annual Stampin' UP! catalog), and the Ombre Ink pads (pg 180).  The May Flowers framelits perfectly die cut the flowers!!! They are on pg 194 and you can also purchase them in a money saving bundle in wood mount or clear mount.

 

Ombre ink pads from Stampin' Up! - video tutorial: How to create an easy watercolor wash background for your card!  Layer with Detailed Floral Thinlit big shot dies. Card and tutorial by Patty Bennett at pattystamps.com

 

The green petals are also from the May Flowers Framelit dies, die cut in Emerald Envy cardstock.

 

Ombre ink pads from Stampin' Up! - video tutorial: How to create an easy watercolor wash background for your card!  Layer with Detailed Floral Thinlit big shot dies. Card and tutorial by Patty Bennett at pattystamps.com

 

I love the trio of Enamel Shapes as the flower center in each of the flowers below.  You can find those on the embellishment page, #177.

Love the Enamel Shape flower centers in the Falling Flowers images! Ombre ink pads from Stampin' Up! - video tutorial: How to create an easy watercolor wash background for your card!  Layer with Detailed Floral Thinlit big shot dies. Card and tutorial by Patty Bennett at pattystamps.com

 

For more information about creating these pretty backgrounds, please watch the video below this photo.

 

Ombre ink pads from Stampin' Up! - video tutorial: How to create an easy watercolor wash background for your card!  Layer with Detailed Floral Thinlit big shot dies and Sunshine Wishes thinlits. Card and tutorial by Patty Bennett at pattystamps.com

 

In case you missed it.. below is the video I created to show you how to create the Ombre Ink Pad watercolor backgrounds and how to cut the Detailed Floral Thinlit dies.

 

  

 

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 And one more sample for you featuring the Friendly Wishes stamp set greeting, die cut with the Layering Ovals framelits, and perfectly accented with the Enamel Shape heart!

 

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