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DIY Mini Gable Box Valentine Treat Idea

 

Are you making little Valentine Treats this year? 

Don't miss the perfect little treat boxes: Silver Mini Gable boxes NEW from Stampin' UP! on pg 13 of your 2018 Occasions catalog!! 

Silver Mini Gable boxes perfect for DIY Valentine Treats or wedding / bridal shower favors!  Heart Happiness floral heart image colored with Stampin' Blends markers. by Patty Bennett

These super cute mini gable boxes can be decorated with any colors, theme or embellishments (and for more than Valentine's day of course!), and filled with candies, treats, small note pad and pen, jewelry, crafting supplies, or of course, my favorite, a little stash of post-it notes :) The "fillable" area measures 2-1/2" x 2-1/2" x 4".

I have created some sweet little boxes all decorated with the Heart Happiness floral heart (colored with Stampin' Blends markers) and some Petal Passion designer paper wrapped around the box.  I cut the Petal Passion paper to 1-3/4" wide x 12" long and it fits perfectly around the box.

 

Silver Mini Gable boxes perfect for DIY Valentine Treats or wedding / bridal shower favors!  Heart Happiness floral heart image colored with Stampin' Blends markers. by Patty Bennett

 

For the Real Red heart box above, I also stamped the "Sure do love you" banner with Real Red ink from the "Sure do Love You" stamp set (pg 19 of the Occasions catalog) and die cut it with the banner framelit that is included in the Sure do Love You bundle.  Each box also has Silver Foil die cut hearts.  All of the hearts are die cut with the Sweet & Sassy heart framelits.

 

Silver Mini Gable boxes perfect for DIY Valentine Treats or wedding / bridal shower favors!  Heart Happiness floral heart image colored with Stampin' Blends markers. by Patty Bennett

 

ABOVE:  I think this box would be GORGEOUS for a wedding favor or bridal shower favor if the brides colors included peach.  The box includes a Peekaboo Peach cardstock die cut heart behind the colored floral heart, and Peekaboo Peach crinkled seam binding ribbon.

I colored all of the floral hearts on these boxes with my Stampin' Blends markers after stamping the heart in Memento Black ink onto Thick Whisper White cardstock.

 

Silver Mini Gable boxes perfect for DIY Valentine Treats or wedding / bridal shower favors!  Heart Happiness floral heart image colored with Stampin' Blends markers. by Patty Bennett

 

ABOVE: this box was decorated with a more dramatic color scheme of Rich Razzleberry, Fresh Fig, Pink Pirouette and Elegant Eggplant... I combined all 4 of those colors, plus the Old Olive in the leaves for this mini gable box!

BELOW: Real Red is always a great choice for Valentine's treats :)

 

Silver Mini Gable boxes perfect for DIY Valentine Treats or wedding / bridal shower favors!  Heart Happiness floral heart image colored with Stampin' Blends markers. by Patty Bennett

 

Thank you for joining me today!  Are you making Valentine Treats this year?

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Learn 4 ways to color the Petal Passion paper - video tutorial

  Learn 4 ways to color the Petal Passion designer paper from Stampin' Up! in my free YouTube video tutorial, by Patty Bennett

 

Watch my FREE Video Tutorial below and learn 4 fun ways to color the Stampin' UP! Petal Passion designer paper, using Stampin' Blends marker, Ink Pads and a Sponge Dauber or Sponge Brayer, and a Stampin' Spritzer.  Find this amazing paper for a limited time only in the 2018 Stampin' UP! Occasions catalog on page 23, or HERE in my online Stampin' UP! store.

 

Please enjoy my tips in the Video Tutorial Below!

 


 

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As I mentioned in my video tutorial above, I colored the background of one card with my Light Crumb Cake Stampin' Blends marker.  It just lends a completely different feel to this Petal Passion designer paper!

Color the background of the Petal Passion designer paper with a Light Crumb Cake Stampin' Blends marker for a unique effect!

Below:  I colored the background of the other card with my Light Pool Party Stampin' Blends Marker. 

Color the background of the Petal Passion designer paper with a Light Pool Party Stampin' Blends marker for a unique effect!

 

Below: one design note of interest.. I colored the 1/4" Whisper White Organza ribbon with my Daffodil Delight Stampin' Blends marker so that it would coordinate with my card (on the right).  Have you tried creating custom colored ribbon?

Crafting Tip: Create Custom Colored Ribbon by colorign it with your Stampin' Up! Stampin' Blends alcohol marker!

Stampin' UP! Petal Passion designer paper - black and white flower / florals perfect for coloring in with the Stampin' Blends alcohol markers! Cards by Patty Bennett

Thank you for joining me today!  Are you going to try coloring on Petal Passion Paper?

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Possibly my Most Favorite Card EVER

 

I think I may have created my most favorite card EVER.... can you guess which one below is my favorite?

 

Coloring on black and white Petal Passion designer paper from Stampin' UP! with Stampin' Blends markers.  Flower card ideas by Patty Bennett.

 

I made both of these cards by coloring with my Stampin' Blends markers onto Petal Passion black and white designer paper!

 

Coloring on black and white Petal Passion designer paper from Stampin' UP! with Stampin' Blends markers.  Flower card ideas by Patty Bennett.

 

For the card above, I colored with the Calypso Coral Stampin' Blends markers on the designer paper in the background, then layered a piece of Vellum cardstock over it to soften the boldness, and added the Thank You and die cut flowers.  I colored the Thank You with the Old Olive Stampin' Blends and the flowers from the Petal Palette stamp set with the Calypso Coral, Old Olive and Daffodil Delight Stampin' Blends.  The card base is Lemon Lime Twist cardstock and I LOVE how it really makes the colors pop and feel so fresh!

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Video Tutorial Tips: Coloring on Petal Passion paper

 

Coloring on black and white Petal Passion designer paper from Stampin' UP! with Stampin' Blends markers.  Flower card ideas by Patty Bennett.

 

 Click HERE to view the Petal Passion Designer paper online!

The Thank You stamp is found in an "online only" set (it's not in any catalog yet). The set is called Color Me Happy and can be found HERE in my online store for wood mount, or HERE for clear mount..  I stamped it onto Thick Whisper White cardstock with Memento Black ink, then colored them with each of the pairs of Stampin' Blends markers!

They are die cut with the Stitched Shape oval framelit die.  The shadow on each Thank You is colored with the light Smoky Slate Stampin' Blends marker.

 

Coloring the Color Me Happy stamp set from Stampin' UP! with Stampin' Blends markers.  by Patty Bennett.

 

Below: The Color Me Happy kit and stamp set.

The set and kit are available separately or as a bundle.  See the BOTTOM of this post for all online store links.

Color Me Happy stamp set and card kit by Stampin' Up! - perfect for coloring with the Stampin' Blends markers.

 When adding vellum to your project, it's best to use adhesive where you know something else will cover it, so I added adhesive right in the center under the oval "thank you" and the flower die cut.

 

Add vellum on top of any design to soften the colors and bold patterns.

 

The card below also features coloring on the Petal Passion designer paper with Stampin' Blends with Cherry Cobbler and Real Red cardstock.  I finished off the card with a piece of Pear Pizzazz shimmery ribbon.

Coloring on black and white Petal Passion designer paper from Stampin' UP! with Stampin' Blends markers.  Flower card ideas by Patty Bennett.

 

Thank you for joining me today!  Are you going to try coloring on Petal Passion Paper?

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Paper Shares In the Mail!

 

Thank you once again to everyone who ordered a 2018 Stampin' UP! Occasions catalog paper share in December!!

They are all packed and mailed!! Check your mailbox this week for your package!

Stampin' UP! Occasions catalog 2018 paper share from Patty Bennett

 

The paper selection in this Occasions catalog is FANTASTIC and I know you'll enjoy seeing all the samples up close in your packet!!

Scroll to the bottom of this post to order full packs of all your favorites!

 

Stampin' UP! Occasions catalog 2018 paper share from Patty Bennett

That was over 170 pounds of designer paper, so I worked overtime to get it all ready for the Post Office last Saturday so my strong helpers could help me get it into the car and into the Post Office :)

Stampin' UP! Occasions catalog 2018 paper share from Patty Bennett

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Heart Happiness and Stampin' Blends

 

Today's card is brought to you by the Petal Passion Suite and the Heart Happiness stamp set in the Stampin' UP! Occasions catalog!  The floral heart stamp image makes my heart happy, so I think the stamp set it apply named!! :)

 

Heart Happiness card idea featuring floral heart stamp colored with Stampin' UP! Stampin' Blends markers. Petal Passion Memories & More card and Petal Passion desgner paper complete this black and white card idea.

I stamped the floral heart image from Heart Happiness on Thick Whisper White cardstock, with Memento Black ink, then colored it with a couple shades of Stampin' Blends markers (Rich Razzleberry, Pink Pirouette, and Old Olive).  Then I decided to color all the white area around the flowers and leaves with my light Smoky Slate Stampin' Blends.  I die cut it with the Sweet & Sassy heart framelit before mounting it to my card.

 

Heart Happiness card idea featuring floral heart stamp colored with Stampin' UP! Stampin' Blends markers. Petal Passion Memories & More card also colored with Stampin' Blends

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The "love life" sentiment and flower are preprinted onto a Petal Passion Memories & More card.  I just colored over the black print, then also die cut it with the Sweet & Sassy heart framelit before adding it to my card.

 

145769 Heart Happiness stamp set from Stampin Up - shop online at www.MyStampOrder.com

Above: shop for the Heart Happiness set here in my online store, see it on pg 20 in the Occasions catalog

Below:  shop for the Petal Passion Memories & More card pack here in my online store, see it on pg 24 in the Occasions catalog.

 

145592 Memories and More Petal Passion Card Pack from Stampin Up - shop online at www.MyStampOrder.com

 

My card base is a Smoky Slate folded card, and I layered a 4"x5-1/4" piece of Petal Passion designer paper onto the card base. I tied 2 layers of ribbon around the card:  Whisper White Organza ribbon (pg 23 Occasions catalog) and Basic Gray Shimmery ribbon (pg 9 Sale-a-Bration catalog).  The ribbon is part of a 3-pack, and can be your FREE GIFT with $50 purchase!!  Click for more Sale-a-Bration info!

 

Heart Happiness card idea featuring floral heart stamp colored with Stampin' UP! Stampin' Blends markers. Petal Passion Memories & More card and Petal Passion desgner paper complete this black and white card idea.

 

Below: Petal Passion designer paper in my online store here, or see pg 23 in the Occasions catalog.

145589 Petal Passion designer paper from Stampin Up - shop online at www.MyStampOrder.com

 

Thank you for joining me today!  Is the Heart Happiness set on your Shopping List?

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My Favorite 3 Bundles - Occasions catalog - #3

Part 1 in my 3-part series:

Favorite Stampin' UP! 2018 Occasions catalog bundles!

I'm eager to hear what your 3 favorite new bundles are, so I thought I'd share my top 3 with you!

Coming in at #3, Bubble Over Bundle!

  

Bubble Over Bundle - 2018 Stampin' UP! Occasions catalog. Fun for die cutting soda bottles and creating fun birthday cards, party favors and more!  Order #146082 at www.MyStampOrder.com

 

 Create adorable, fun and festive birthday cards, party decor, treat bags, congrats cards, and more with this amazing Bubble Over bundle!

 

Find It:

 

Bubble Over bundle from Stampin' UP! coordinates perfectly with the Tutti Frutti cards, shimmer ribbon and Bubbles & Fizz designer paper in the 2018 Sale-a-Bration catalog!

 Don't Miss It:

Looking for some fun coordinating products to go with your Bubble Over Bundle?  Check out the Tutti-Frutti cards and envelope packs (see more HERE), the Shimmer Ribbon Pack and the Bubbles & Fizz Designer paper, all shown above, or in the Sale-a-Bration brochure, or HERE in my online store!

Select 1 Sale-a-Bration gift with each $50 you spend!  What is Sale-a-Bration?

 

Video Product Review:

Watch the Stampin' UP! Bubble Over Video below!

 

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Free Gifts during Sale-a-Bration:

What is Sale-a-Bration 2018? click to learn more about it!

 

Create Handmade cards, gifts and party favors with these amazing new Stampin' UP! crafting supplies! All of them are available in my online Stampin' UP! store!


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Painted with Love Celebrate You card ideas

 Have you noticed the Celebrate You Thinlit dies on page 17 of the 2018 Stampin' UP! Sale-a-Bration catalog!?  You might want to select this set of 3 thinlits as one of your FREE Sale-a-Bration gifts this year.. or you can wait and buy them in the catalog in June!  Select this $100 level gift option as your reward with a $100 order during Sale-a-Bration! (yep, that's a new thing this year!  $50 and $100 level gifts!!)

 

Stampin' Up! Celebrate You thinlit dies on Painted with Love designer paper. Congrats card idea for top sellers in the Luv 2 Stamp Group by Patty Bennett

I created these cards after receiving a similar card from my upline, Sandy. I love the gold accents in the Painted with Love paper so I went with the pink and gold theme!

I die cut the celebrate and the you with the Gold Foil paper and mounted it onto a piece of Painted with Love designer paper, then onto gold foil, then onto a top fold Blushing Bride card base.

 TIP!

Apply the Multipurpose Adhesive sheet to the back of the 4" x 5-1/4" gold foil paper, then die cut the words from the center area of the gold foil paper, add the self-adhesive words to the Painted with Love paper, and then assemble all the layers.  Double use from the gold foil paper! (and nobody will know!)

 

Stampin' Up! Celebrate You thinlit dies on Painted with Love designer paper. Congrats card idea for top sellers in the Luv 2 Stamp Group by Patty Bennett

 

I mailed these cards to my top sales Luv 2 Stamp Group team members to celebrate their November sales! I hope they enjoyed receiving them!  Join my team! Read more here!

 

2018 Occasions catalog Painted with Love designer paper from Stampin' UP!.  Shop #145580 at www.MyStampOrder.com

Painted with Love Designer paper is found on page 19 in the 2018 Occasions catalog, or HERE in my online store.

 

More Sale-a-Bration choices!

Another Sale-a-Bration reward product I used on these cards is the Sweet Soiree Memories & More cards.  I used them inside these cards and stamped them with my personalized stamp from Holly at BurnsNestDesigns.

See these great Memories & More cards on page 11 in the Sale-a-Bration brochure and select them as your free gift with a $50 purchase during Sale-a-Bration.  Click to read about Sale-a-Bration!

 

Sweet Soiree Memories & More cards inside Stampin' Up! Celebrate You thinlit dies on Painted with Love designer paper. Congrats card idea for top sellers in the Luv 2 Stamp Group by Patty Bennett

 See MORE Sweet Soiree Memories & More card ideas HERE.

 

Stampin' Up! Celebrate You thinlit dies on Painted with Love designer paper. Congrats card idea for top sellers in the Luv 2 Stamp Group by Patty Bennett

Stampin' Up! Celebrate You thinlit dies on Painted with Love designer paper. Congrats card idea for top sellers in the Luv 2 Stamp Group by Patty Bennett

 

Thank you for joining me today! I hope you enjoyed my Painted with Love, Sweet Soiree Memories & More card ideas today!

  

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Stampin' Up! Occasions Catalog Video Tutorials, part 3

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 Whohooo!  Today is the DAY!

The new 2018 Stampin' UP! Occasions catalog is LIVE and all orders of $50 or more earn Sale-a-Bration rewards!

Shop HERE for your Occasions catalog products and enjoy free Sale-a-Bration gifts with each $50 your purchase Jan. 1 - March 31, 2018 HERE in my online store!!

Please take special note of the 2 $100 level Sale-a-Bration items on pages 17 and 19!!  You can select one of those with your $100 order instead of two $50 level items!

 Need a catalog? email me: pattystamps@comcast.net

or VIEW THE CATALOGS ONLINE:

Occasions catalog HERE

and the Sale-a-Bration rewards brochure HERE

Enjoy part 3 of these great 2018 Occasions catalog and Sale-a-Bration video tutorials from Stampin' Up!

  

Having trouble viewing any of these videos? CLICK HERE!

 Click HERE for part 1Click HERE for part 2 of the videos.

 

Below:  Cake Soiree Bundle Video

Shop HERE for the clear mount Cake Soiree Bundle

Shop HERE for the wood mount Cake Soiree Bundle

(find it on page 12 of the 2018 Occasions catalog)

 


 

 

 

Below:  Let the Good Times Roll Bundle Video

Shop HERE for the Let the Good Times Roll Bundle

(find it on page 7 of the 2018 Occasions catalog)

 

 

 

Below:  2018 Occasions Catalog Designer Paper Video

Shop for these papers using the links at the bottom of this post

 

 

Below: Sale-a-Bration Video

Happy Wishes stamp set Video

The Happy Wishes set is available as a FREE Sale-a-Bration reward choice with your $100 order, 1-3-18 to 3-31-18

Find this set on page 19 of the 2018 Sale-a-Bration Brochure.

 


 

 

 

Below: Sale-a-Bration Video

Bubble & Fizz Designer Paper Video

The Bubble & Fizz designer paper pack is available as a FREE Sale-a-Bration reward choice with your $50 order, 1-3-18 to 3-31-18

Find this paper on page 13 of the 2018 Sale-a-Bration Brochure.

 

 

 

 

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Silver Gable Box with Petal Palette flowers

 

Are you ready ring in the new year with the new 2018 Stampin' UP! Occasions Catalog and Sale-a-Bration Reward events starting on January 3?

Do you have your new catalogs!?

Is your Wish List Ready?

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New Mini Silver Gable Box from Stampin' Up! decorated with Petal Palette stamp set, colored with Watercolor Pencils and Aqua Painters by Patty Bennett. Perfect for party favors, shower favor, wedding favor, or birthdays!

 

Today I am sharing a SNEAK PEEK of the adorable new Mini Silver Gable boxes, decorated and ready for spring! These would make such sweet table favors at a shower or wedding, or a great little birthday gift for some jewelry or a gift card!

I added die cuts behind the die cut flowers using Lemon Lime Twist cardstock and the Petals & More thinlit dies.  I tied up the handles on the gable box with free Sale a Bration ribbon in Calypso Coral.  The box is wrapped in a 1-7/8" x 12" piece of decorative paper from the Sweet Soiree designer paper pack.

New 2018 Occasions Catalog and Sale-a-Bration products featured today!

  • Petal Palette stamp set, pg 23, Occasions catalog
  • Petals & More thinlits dies, pg 23 Occasions catalog
  • Silver Mini Gable boxes, pg 13, Occasions catalog
  • Sweet Soiree designer paper, pg 13, Occasions catalog
  • Shimmer Ribbon pack, pg 9, Sale-a-Bration brochure

 

Sale-a-Bration Reminder!

You can select a FREE item with each $50 you spend between Jan. 3 and March 31, 2018!  (2 items with a $100 order, 3 items with a $150 order, etc.).

Check out the Sale-a-Bration brochure for your choices, and a few reminders:  NO LIMITS!, AND check out the $100 level choices on pages 17 and 19... you can select one of those instead of 2 of the $50 level gifts if you wish!

 

Petal Palette stamp set flowers and birds colored with Stampin' UP! watercolor pencils and Aqua Painters by Patty Bennett

I stamped and colored all of these images with the Stampin' Up! Archival Black ink pad on Whisper White cardstock and used the Watercolor Pencils and Aqua Painters to color them in. I die cut them with the Petals and More thinlit dies - SAVE 10% and buy the stamp set and dies in a bundle!! yay!!

 

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Thank you for joining me today! I hope you will enjoy watercoloring and creating your own handmade gift boxes with the Mini Silver Gable Boxes!

  

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 NOTE:  I have included all products below, even though the NEW 2018 Occasions catalog products are not available until 1/3/18.

 

 

 

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Waterfront Stamp Set - Mountains or Beach?

 

Get ready for the release of the 2018 Stampin' UP! Occasions catalog, and check out page 48 where you will find this amazing new stamp set called Waterfront!  (available beginning Jan. 3, 2018)

Waterfront stamp set from Stampin' Up!: 2018 Occasions catalog.  Beach scene and mountain scene card sample ideas by Patty Bennett

 

For my first "playdate" with this new set, I decided to try out a mountain scene and a beach scene.  I used the same 3 formats for both styles, and just used different stamp images and colors.

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Waterfront stamp set from Stampin' Up!: 2018 Occasions catalog.  Beach scene card sample ideas by Patty Bennett

Above: Delightful Daisy designer paper backgrounds on Whisper White thick note cards.

 

What's your preference... are you a mountain or beach person?

Waterfront stamp set from Stampin' Up!: 2018 Occasions catalog. Mountain scene card sample ideas by Patty Bennett

Above: Wood Textures designer paper backgrounds on Whisper White thick note cards.

 

The awesome thing about this stamp set is, it makes you feel a bit like a watercolor artist, just by using rubber stamps and ink!  the design work is all done!

Below you will find the color combos I used for the beach scene cards and mountain scene cards with the Waterfront stamp set.

Waterfront stamp set from Stampin' Up!: 2018 Occasions catalog.  Color Combo for Beach scene card sample ideas by Patty Bennett

Waterfront stamp set from Stampin' Up!: 2018 Occasions catalog.  Color combo idea for the mountain scene card sample ideas by Patty Bennett

 

Below, horizontal notecards with background paper and mountain and  beach scenes.

Waterfront stamp set from Stampin' Up!: 2018 Occasions catalog.  Beach scene and mountain scene card sample ideas by Patty Bennett

 

Below, vertical notecards with mountain and beach scene options featuring the Waterfront set.

Waterfront stamp set from Stampin' Up!: 2018 Occasions catalog.  Beach scene and mountain scene card sample ideas by Patty Bennett

 

Below, full size cards featuring mountain and beach scenes from the Waterfront set.

Waterfront stamp set from Stampin' Up!: 2018 Occasions catalog.  Beach scene and mountain scene card sample ideas by Patty Bennett

This set is on page 48 in the 2018 Occasions catalog.  Do you have your catalog yet?

If not, email me so I can send you one!  pattystamps@comcast.net

Need a Stampin Up! 2018 Occasions catalog or Sale a Bration brochure? email me! pattystamps@comcast.net

Thank you for joining me today! I hope you enjoyed these Waterfront cards!

  

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 NOTE:  I have included all products below, even though the NEW 2018 Occasions catalog products are not available until 1/3/18.

 

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Tips for Using the Stamparatus - Video Tutorial

 

Thank you so much to everyone who joined me for my Facebook Live video yesterday! I shared tips on how I am using the new Stamparatus stamp positioning tool from Stampin' Up! (Missed it?  You can watch it below).  As I mentioned in the video, the DEADLINE to RESERVE your Stamparatus for spring delivery is Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017, so don't miss out!  Scroll down for all the reservation details!  If you miss the deadline, you'll need to wait to order yours on June 1st, 2018, from the new catalog.

 

Trying out my new Stamparatus from Stampin' Up! on a Facebook Live video.  Birthday note cards featuring the Picture Perfect Birthday stamp set by Patty Bennett

Watch the video below if you missed it live yesterday!

 


 

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BELOW:  Stamped birthday card projects I was making in the video with my Stamparatus!  Watch the video above for all the details and the fun BONUS TIP about coloring the back of your Metallic doilies with Stampin' Blends markers to create custom colored doilies!

  Trying out my new Stamparatus from Stampin' Up! on a Facebook Live video.  Birthday note cards featuring the Picture Perfect Birthday stamp set by Patty Bennett

NEW products from the 2018 Occasions and Sale a Bration catalogs shown above:

  • Whisper White Narrow Note Cards, Occasions catalog, pg 19, #145583
  • Picture Perfect Party 6x6 Designer Paper stack, Occasions catalog, pg 4, #145559
  • Picture Perfect Birthday stamp set, Occasions catalog, pg 5, #145519
  • Bermuda Bay Stampin' Blends Marker, Occasions catalog, pg 31, #144580
  • 1-3/8" Scallop circle punch, Occasions catalog, pg 17, #146139
  • Shimmer Ribbon pack, Sale a Bration catalog, pg 9, #147243 (FREE gift with order, Jan. 3 - March 31)

Click for MORE Picture Perfect Birthday card ideas!

 

HOW TO RESERVE your STAMPARATUS!

The Stamparatus will be ordered differently than your other online orders.

Beginning December 5, 2017 at 2pm MT, it will be released for reservation.

  • Beginning Dec. 5, at 2pm MT CLICK HERE, then click the banner ad for the Stamparatus and follow the instructions per the graphic below.
  • After receiving your reservation, Stampin' Up! will place an order with the manufacturer and your Stamparatus will be shipped, with delivery beginning approx. March 19, 2018.  The products will ship in the order they were reserved, so if you want yours to ship with the first batch, reserve right away! "First come, first served".
  • You will provide your credit card info now with your reservation, but it will not be charged until your Stamparatus is ready to ship. 
  • You will receive an email from Stampin' Up! confirming your reservation, and another email in March letting you know when to log back in to your online account to finalize your order. 
  • You can ADD other Stampin' Up! products to your order AT THAT TIME if you'd like to receive Sale a Bration benefits if you finalize your order before March 30, 2018.

 To reserve yours, follow the instructions below after 2pm MT on Tuesday, Dec.5.  CLICK HERE to reserve.

and look for this graphic to reserve yours!

Reserve the Stampin' Up! Stamparatus online in December with Patty Bennett

How to reserve your Stampin Up Stamparatus with pattystamps.com

Benefits, Features and Price:

  Features and Benefits of the Stampin' Up! Stamparatus stamp positioning tool

Features and Benefits of the Stampin' Up! Stamparatus stamp positioning tool

 

Thank you for joining me today! I hope you enjoyed these Stamparatus tips!

  

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 NOTE:  I have included all products below, even though the NEW 2018 Occasions catalog products are not available until 1/3/18.

 

 

 

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Final Reminder for the Occasions Paper Share

Final Reminder to join the Occasions catalog paper share!

I'm sending out invoices on Thursday!

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If you have already emailed me to reserve your Paper Share, no need to email again.

If you would like to join this paper share and receive 84 pieces of 6x6 designer paper in 2018, follow the instructions below:

Occasions Catalog Paper Share Includes:

84 Pieces of 6x6 Designer Paper from 7 new packs

of designer paper from the 2018  Stampin' UP! Occasions Catalog

as pictured above

How To Reserve your Occasions Catalog Paper Share:

 email me at PattyStamps@comcast.net  and give me the following info:

  • your name
  • your address and phone #
  • the email address you use for PayPal*
  • subject line: 2018 Occasions paper share

I will put you on the reservation list and send a Paypal invoice on 12/28/17.

Deadline to reserve your share and pay is 1/2/18.

U.S. addresses only

Schedule:

December 28, 2017: I will email PayPal invoices to everyone who has reserved a share, in groups of 4.

January 3, 2018: I will place my Stampin' UP! order for all the paper for everyone who has Paid their invoice.

January 12-19, 2017: I will cut, sort, label and repackage all of the paper for you.

Beginning January 20th: I will print Paypal labels, and Paper Shares will be mailed back out, if there are no backorders.

 

Cost:

$24.00 for 84 pieces of 6x6 Designer Paper

+ $6.50 shipping: Priority Flat Rate Mailer including tracking

 

I wanted to share a VIDEO with you today with a close up look at the 2018 Occasions Catalog Designer Paper patterns, and a reminder / more info about joining my Occasions Catalog Paper Share.

Watch the VIDEO BELOW to see all of the designer paper patterns up close and hear all the fun details about the paper!

 

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Picture Perfect Birthday cards for Luv 2 Stamp Group

SNEAK PEEK!  Grab your 2018 Stampin' Up! Occasions catalog, and check out the fun products in the Picture Perfect Party suite on pages 4 and 5!!  I created these festive Shaker Cards for my Luv 2 Stamp Group team members to celebrate their accomplishments over the past year.  (this post)

Picture Perfect Party shaker cards by Patty Bennett featuring 2018 Stampin' UP! Occasions catalog products.

 

I stamped the cute "party horns" using Lemon Lime Twist, Peekaboo Peach and Bermuda Bay ink.  I stamped them on some Whisper White scraps and then fussy cut them with my Paper Snips.  I added the party horns to the shaker cards with my Fast Fuse adhesive.

 

Color Combo for the Picture Perfect Party shaker cards by Patty Bennett featuring 2018 Stampin' UP! Occasions catalog products.

I took my color inspiration from the Picture Perfect Party designer paper stack color combo shown below. All of these Picture Perfect Party Suite products will be available beginning January 3, 2018 here in my online store.

 

Picture Perfect Party designer paper from the Stampin' UP! 2018 cccasions catalog. shop #145559 online at www.MyStampOrder.com

 

Enjoy 12 pieces of this Picture Perfect Party paper in your PAPER SHARE! CLICK HERE!

 

I gave you a sneak peek at these cards yesterday in my blog post HERE, I hope you enjoy these fun shaker cards!

 

Picture Perfect Party shaker cards by Patty Bennett featuring 2018 Stampin' UP! Occasions catalog products.

 

Tip 1:

 Create a fun stamped tag by stamping the greeting on Whisper White cardstock, adding a strip of Washi Tape, then punch with your choice of punch!  Cute!!  (supplies all listed at the bottom of this post - click any product photo to go to that item in my online store)

Washi Tape Tip for Picture Perfect Party shaker cards by Patty Bennett featuring 2018 Stampin' UP! Occasions catalog products.

Tip 2:

 Stamp bows from the Picture Perfect Birthday stamp set and use them as the background in your Shaker card!  I used up some paper, sequins and round adhesive strips from my October Paper Pumpkin kit but you can substitute other shaker card supplies, such as those listed at the bottom of this blog post.

Shaker card supplies for Picture Perfect Party shaker cards by Patty Bennett featuring 2018 Stampin' UP! Occasions catalog products.

Tip 3:

Use a variety of Enamel Shapes to dress up any festive party or congrats cards!

Use colorful enamel shapes on the Picture Perfect Party shaker cards by Patty Bennett featuring 2018 Stampin' UP! Occasions catalog products.

I love the festive patterns in the Picture Perfect Party paper pack!!

Celebrating the Luv 2 Stamp Group with Picture Perfect Party shaker cards by Patty Bennett featuring 2018 Stampin' UP! Occasions catalog products.

Thank you for joining me today! I hope you enjoyed these festive handmade shaker cards!

  

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You'll find all of these Stampin' Up! supplies in my online Stampin' Up! store by clicking any of the product photos below:

 

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 NOTE:  I have included all products below, even though the NEW 2018 Occasions catalog products are not available until 1/3/18.

 

Price: $10.00

 

 
 

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Watercolor Pencil Tips - Petal Palette stamp set

 Watercolor Pencil coloring tips by Patty Bennett - Video Tutorial!

Featuring the Petal Palette stamp set (new, pg 23 in the 2018 Occasions catalog from Stampin' Up!) and the Stampin' UP! Watercolor Pencils and Aqua Painters!  All supplies available in my online store!  (Petal Palette stamp set available after 1-3-18).  Stamp with the Archival Basic Black ink for best results!

 

Watercoloring tips for the Petal Palette stamp set and Stampin' Up! watercolor pencils with Patty Bennett

 

If you missed the Facebook Live video tutorial I posted with tips for coloring the flowers above, watch the video below!

 

If you are reading this in an email, please CLICK HERE to watch the video.

 

This amazing Petal Palette stamp set will be available on Jan. 3, 2018 in the new Stampin' Up! Occasions catalog.

 I kind of went crazy stamping and coloring with this set... I LOVE this set!

Petal Palette flowers and bird stamped images watercolored with watercolor  pencils and Aqua Painters by Patty Bennett

Tip:

When die cutting smaller images like the birdie, use Washi Tape to hold the die in place while you run it through the Big Shot:

Die cutting tip with Washi Tape for Petal Palette flowers and bird stamped images watercolored with watercolor  pencils and Aqua Painters by Patty Bennett

  Watercoloring tips for the Petal Palette stamp set and Stampin' Up! watercolor pencils with Patty Bennett

ABOVE LEFT:  I created this card with the flower image and greeting from the Petal Palette stamp set.  I die cut the finished colored flower with the matching Petals & More thinlit dies (available in a 10% money saving bundle!), then added it to a Whisper White thick notecard.  I used the Petal Passion Designer paper on the note card and added some new Whisper White 1/4" Organza ribbon.  You'll find all of these fun supplies on page 23 of the NEW 2018 Stampin' Up! Occasions catalog!

 

ABOVE RIGHT:  I created this "Berry Burst" card with the Petal Passion Memories & More card flower image that I colored with watercolor pencils and cut out with Paper Snips.  I added it to a Whisper White thick notecard.  I used the Petal Passion Designer paper on the note card and added some new Berry Burst 3/8" metallic-edge ribbon.  You'll find all of these fun supplies on pages 13 and 23 of the NEW 2018 Stampin' Up! Occasions catalog!

 

Thank you for joining me today! I hope you will enjoy watercoloring and creating your own handmade cards!

  

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You'll find all of these Stampin' Up! supplies in my online Stampin' Up! store by clicking any of the product photos below:

 

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 NOTE:  I have included all products below, even though the NEW 2018 Occasions catalog products are not available until 1/3/18.

 

Price: $10.00

Price: $110.00

Supply List

 
 
 
 

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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!

CLICK to buy the bundle here, or CLICK to buy the framelits here (ON SALE now!)

 

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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Price: $110.00

 

 
 

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