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Spooky Night Halloween Treat Bags & Mini Pizza Box

 

I am sure some of you are already ready for Halloween... others of you (like me) have just started giving thought to Halloween... either way... I hope you enjoy these Spooky Night designer paper treat bags and cute mini pizza box, perfect ideas for Halloween candy or treats!  You'll find all of these fun supplies in my online Stampin' Up! store.. just scroll to the bottom of this post and click on any of the product photos to see more info or to shop online!

 

Spooky Night mini treat bags for Halloween featuring Stampin' Up! Spooky Night designer paper, Cat Punch and Spooky Cat stamp set, by Patty Bennett

 

As I showed you a couple days ago in my Spooky Night Product Review video (HERE), I created these cute treat bags with the Stampin' Up! Mini Treat Bag thinlit, and several different patterns from the Spooky Night Halloween designer paper.

 

Spooky Night mini treat bags for Halloween featuring Stampin' Up! Spooky Night designer paper, Cat Punch and Spooky Cat stamp set, by Patty Bennett

All of the fun accessories, like Black Rhinestones, Black Lace, cats with hats, etc., can be found on pages 52 and 53 in the 2017 Stampin' Up! Holiday catalog.

 The Cat Punch is just perfect for these Halloween treats, and I love that you can punch out the images in the Spooky Night designer paper, or you can stamp the image from the Spooky Cat stamp set! Don't forget, the set and punch are sold in a money-saving 10% off bundle!!

 

Spooky Night mini treat bags for Halloween featuring Stampin' Up! Spooky Night designer paper, Cat Punch and Spooky Cat stamp set, by Patty Bennett

 

 Lots of black lace ribbon is the perfect touch for finishing off these bags!

Did you catch this fun tip in my video?  I used the Happy Halloween and Trick or Treat stamps from the Spooky Cat stamp set and stamped right on the striped Spooky Night designer paper, then cut it into strips to use on my projects!

 

Tip for stamping on Halloween Stampin' Up! Spooky Night designer paper with Spooky Cat stamp set, by Patty Bennett

 

For more info on these Halloween Spooky Night projects and products, WATCH THE VIDEO!

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Now for fun Halloween treat project #2, how about a sweet little 3" square Mini Pizza Box!!

Oh my, these are so cute!! Like I mentioned in the video, you can fold them so that they are "glossy side out" or "glossy side in".  I covered this one with more Spooky Night designer paper and a stamped owl from the Spooky Cat stamp set.

 

Spooky Night mini pizza box for Halloween featuring Stampin' Up! Spooky Night designer paper and owl from the Spooky Cat stamp set, by Patty Bennett

Leave me a comment and let me know your favorite Halloween candy treat that you would put in these cute little mini pizza boxes!

Spooky Night mini pizza box for Halloween featuring Stampin' Up! Spooky Night designer paper, owl stamp Spooky Cat stamp set, by Patty Bennett

 

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Video: Spooky Night Suite Holiday Catalog Product Review

 

Part 2:  Stampin' Up! 2017 Holiday Catalog Product Highlight Series

Spooky Night Suite Review

 

I am so excited to share new stamped Halloween goodies, treats, cards and sample ideas from the 2017 Stampin UP! Holiday catalog with you today!  I am sharing a VIDEO REVIEW of all of the projects shown below plus an in depth look at the Spooky Night designer paper pack!!  You'll find these products on pages 52 and 53 in your Holiday Catalog.

 

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Halloween ideas featuring Stampin' Up! Spooky Night Holiday catalog products. Cards, test tubes, mini pizza boxes, and more! By Patty Bennett

 

Please watch the VIDEO below to see a review of products in the Spooky Night Suite as well as details for the cards and projects shown above!

 

 

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

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

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Cute Sunflower Pizza Box featuring Painted Harvest set

 

Thank you to so many of you who have commented on the cuteness factor of this Mini Pizza Box from my Painted Autumn Suite Product Review Video!  If you missed it.. I'll include it below, at the bottom of this blog post.

I love the adorableness of these new Mini Pizza Boxes in the 2017 Stampin' Up! Holiday catalog!!  Find them on page 44, and purchase them starting 9/1/17 HERE online #144645.

 

Mini Pizza Box - pg 44 Holiday Catalog - decorated with Stampin' UP! Painted Autumn designer paper, by Patty Bennett

 

Mini Pizza Box project tips:

  • Cut Designer Paper or cardstock to about 3-1/4" square for the top of the box
  • Fussy cut the printed sunflowers from the Painted Autumn paper
  • Decorate the center of the sunflowers with Black Rhinestone Jewels (#144639)
  • add a stamped tag featuring the Painted Harvest stamp set and Pretty Label punch
  • finish box with bow - Pear Pizzazz 3/8" shimmer ribbon

 

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I wanted to use a second pattern from the Painted Autumn designer paper pack, so I cut a strip about 3/4" wide and wrapped it around the box.  I used Fast Fuse to make sure it would stay put.

Mini Pizza Box - pg 44 Holiday Catalog - decorated with Stampin' UP! Painted Autumn designer paper, by Patty Bennett

And what would you fill this cute box with?

How about:

  • 3x3 note cards (see 3x3 envelopes on page 44 of the Holiday catalog, #145829)
  • candy
  • wallet size photos
  • gift card
  • cookie
  • pumpkin muffie (that's the muffin top from Panera) :)

 Leave a comment below with your suggestion!!

 

Mini Pizza Box - pg 44 Holiday Catalog - decorated with Stampin' UP! Painted Autumn designer paper and black rhinestones, by Patty Bennett

 Raise the sunflowers up on Stampin' Dimensionals so that it really makes them pop!

 

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Painted Harvest Sunflower Gift Bag & Tranquil Tide card

 

Did you watch my Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog video review featuring the Painted Autumn suite? 

If you missed it, you can see it HERE.  I featured the beautiful gold striped gift bag and the Tranquil Tide card below in my video, and I'd like to share the details with you here!

 

DIY Gift Bag Idea featuring Stampin' UP! Gold Striped Gift Bag decorated with 2017 Holiday Catalog Painted Harvest Suite paper and Painted Autumn sunflower stamp, by Patty Bennett

 

The lovely gold striped gift bags are found in the annual catalog on page 195, and I've decorated it with the Painted Autumn designer paper, and a stamped sunflower from the Painted Harvest stamp set.  I love all the warm fall colors and the glitz of the gold foil doily and mini gold sequin trim!

 

DIY Gift Bag Idea featuring Stampin' UP! Gold Striped Gift Bag decorated with 2017 Holiday Catalog Painted Harvest Suite paper and Painted Autumn sunflower stamp, by Patty Bennett

 

I stamped the sunflower on a die cut Stitched Circle framelit and mounted it onto the Gold Foil Doily.  I stamped and punched leaves from the Painted Harvest bundle in Lemon Lime Twist and Cucumber Crush and tucked them in behind the flower for added color and interest.

The flags are 1-1/2" wide pieces of Painted Autumn paper punched with the Banner Triple Punch.

Find all of the supplies in my online store by clicking on any of the product photos at the bottom of this blog post.  All Holiday Catalog products will be available online starting Sept. 1, 2017.  Contact me if you need a catalog!

 

Thankful card featuring Stampin' UP! Embossing Paste and Painted Autumn paper. Stamped and punched leaves from the Painted Harvest stamp set, by Patty Bennett

 

Above & Below: As I continue to show you the versatility of the Painted Autumn paper, I wanted to highlight yet another pattern in the package.  This pattern features blues and greens, so I went with Lemon Lime Twist embossing paste in the background, and Tranquil Tide ribbon, as well as Tranquil Tide and Pear Pizzazz stamped leaves! 

I think my mom would have liked this card.. she was a lover of blues and greens.

 

Thankful card featuring Stampin' UP! Embossing Paste and Painted Autumn paper. Stamped and punched leaves from the Painted Harvest stamp set, by Patty Bennett

 

Did you notice the new punch tucked in there behind the leaves with the stamped greeting?  It's a new punch in the 2017 Stampin' UP! holiday catalog, called "Everyday Label Punch", it's on page 12. 

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Video: How to stamp the Painted Harvest Sunflower

 

Watch my free video tutorial today to see these color combo ideas for stamping the Stampin' Up! Painted Harvest sunflower stamps, as well as a couple bonus tips!

 

Painted Harvest stamp set sunflower stamping tips by Patty Bennett.  Stampin' UP! 2017 Holiday catalog.

 

 

Please enjoy my VIDEO below featuring 3 tips for stamping the sunflower from the Painted Harvest stamp set!

 

 

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 After you've watched the video above, you'll see how I stamped these 3 different color combos for the Sunflower image in the Stampin' UP! Painted Harvest stamp set.

What's your preference?

Painted Harvest stamp set sunflower stamping tips and color combo by Patty Bennett.  Stampin' UP! 2017 Holiday catalog.

 

The side fold card below features Stampin' UP! Thick Whisper White cardstock cut at 4-1/4x11 and folded in 1/2.  I layered a piece of 4"x5-1/4" Basic Black cardstock on top of the folded card, then a piece of the fall patterned paper from the Painted Autumn designer series paper pack on that.  Over the patterned paper I've added the die cut Old Olive Scalloped Layering Square with a Whisper White Stitched Shape square and the "kindness" greeting from the Painted Harvest stamp set stamped in Archival Black ink.

Stamped card idea featuring the Painted Harvest stamp set sunflower by Patty Bennett.  Stampin' UP! 2017 Holiday catalog.

 

I stamped the sunflowers in Daffodil Delight and Crushed Curry ink (per the video above) then added clear Wink of Stella to give them some glimmer!!  The leaves are stamped in Pear Pizzazz ink on Whisper White cardstock and punched out with the new Leaf Punch.  Save 10% when you purchase the Painted Harvest stamp set and Leaf punch in a bundle!!  #146021

 

Use the clear Wink of Stella on the Stamped Painted Harvest sunflower, card idea by Patty Bennett.  Stampin' UP! 2017 Holiday catalog.

 

The sweet note card below is stamped on a thick Very Vanilla note card (they come with matching envelopes!) and all I added was a strip of designer paper from the Painted Autumn designer series paper pack and some Mini Chevron Crushed Curry Ribbon.  Sweet and simple!

 

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Video: Painted Autumn Suite Holiday Catalog Review

Part 1:  Stampin' Up! 2017 Holiday Catalog Product Highlight Series

Painted Autumn Suite Review

 

I am so excited to share new stamped fall and sunflower samples and ideas from the 2017 Stampin UP! Holiday catalog with you today!  I am sharing a VIDEO REVIEW of all of the projects shown below plus an in depth look at the Painted Autumn designer paper pack!!  You'll find these products on pages 48 and 49 in your Holiday Catalog.

 

Stampin' Up! Holiday catalog 2017 Painted Autumn Suite review by Patty Bennett

 

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Crisp and Clean Blue, Silver & White Medallion card

 

Did you know... if you flip the Eastern Gold Vinyl stickers over, they are silver!? That's how I created this medallion card with the Stampin' UP! embossing paste and the beautiful silver "flower" vinyl stickers.

 

Medallion card - blue white & silver - created with Stampin' Up! embossing paste, and Eastern Gold Vinyl stickers, by Patty Bennett

 

I loved adding as many blue, white and silver Stampin' Up! elements as I could on this card:

  • Base Card: Thick Whisper White
  • Front panel: Night of Navy cardstock with white Embossing Paste /Medallion image from Pattern Party decorative masks
  • Silver "flower" vinyl stickers with Clear faceted gems
  • White and silver ribbon
  • Silver mini sequin trim
  • Silver foil paper decorative ribbon punch trim

 

 

Medallion card - blue white & silver - created with Stampin' Up! embossing paste, and Eastern Gold Vinyl stickers, by Patty Bennett

 

To die cut the gold vinyl sticker and use the silver side, I just used the Eastern Medallions thinlits, and cut the stickers right on the sheet they came on, then flipped them over to the silver side!! How easy!  I added them to the card with a Stampin' Dimensional.  I also added a gorgeous Clear Faceted Gem to the center of each flower.

The background was created with white Stampin' Up! embossing paste and the Pattern Party medallion mask.  Watch the video below in this blog post if you don't know how to use the embossing paste and masks yet.

 

Medallion card - blue white & silver - created with Stampin' Up! embossing paste, and Eastern Gold Vinyl stickers, by Patty Bennett

Above:  You can see the fun silver elements I added to this card!!  Find all of these fun Stampin' Up! products in my online store by clicking on all of the product photos at the bottom of this blog post.

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Medallion card - blue white & silver - created with Stampin' Up! embossing paste, and Eastern Gold Vinyl stickers and Delightful Daisy punch, by Patty Bennett

 

 

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Video: Patty's Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog Tic Tac Toe

 

I am so excited about all the fun new Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog products!

Do you have a Holiday Catalog? It starts on Sept. 1, 2017!

 

This fall season I am bringing you a fun series of blog posts and videos with detailed product info and stamping ideas for the 2017 Stampin' Up! Holiday catalog, AND a chance to earn 4 free products!

 

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Beautiful Bouquet Card Idea & Tip

 

At first, when I saw it in the new Stampin' Up! catalog, it was one of those intimidating stamp sets with 37 pieces.. but then, the magic happened! I started stamping with the Beautiful Bouquet Stampin' UP! stamp set and I fell in love! I've shared many cards with you featuring this set and Beautiful Bouquet bundle, and today I'm sharing another one!  I created this one while stamping with Cindee!

 

Beautiful Bouquet Stampin' Up! stamp set card idea featuing die cut frame from the Holiday Catalog Card Front Builder thinlit set.

 

Cindee designed this card which also features the Card Front Builder framelits (frame) and several of the new Stampin' UP! In Colors.  She had this card prepped for us to make on one of our stamping days and look at this cool idea.. she used a muffin tin to sort and store all the stamped and die cut pieces!  So cool!

 

Muffin Tin organization tip for sorting and storing the flowers and die cut leaves from the Beautiful Bouquet Stampin' Up! stamp set & Bouquet Bunch framelit dies..

 

The secret to this beautiful card is both the color combo, and also the arrangement.  Just keep layering die cut flowers and leaves until you fill the card front with beauty!!  Some stamped images are just layered right onto the background card, some are added with dimensionals... this gives it a great layered look!

The frame is die cut with the Card Front Builder die found on page 13 in the 2017 Holiday catalog.  The Beautiful Bouquet stamp set is found on page 92 in the 2017-2018 annual catalog.  Colors and supplies are all shown at the bottom of this post - click any product photo for more product info or to shop in my online store.

 

Beautiful Bouquet Stampin' Up! stamp set card idea featuing die cut frame from the Holiday Catalog Card Front Builder thinlit set.

 

The Berry Burst Crinkled Seam Binding bow is the perfect finishing touch on this beautiful Fresh Fig card.

 

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Happy Birthday Card for Eric!

 

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

 

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

 

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

Eric birthday july 2017

 

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

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

 

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

 

 

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

All of these amazing Stampin' Up! crafting products can be purchased in my online store HERE or click on any of the product photos at the bottom of this post to view more info online and buy now.

If you don't have a Stampin' Up! catalog, please let me know so I can mail one to you!

 

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



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You Move Me bundle butterfly card

 

The Stampin' UP! You Move Me bundle is quite amazing!!  If you love interactive cards, you will want to watch the video in this blog post (below) to see how you can use the You Move Me stamp set and Move Me thinlit dies to create amazing animated cards!!!

Today I have chosen to use just one stamp and the butterfly die cut image from this bundle for a "non" interactive card.  I combined them with the faith sentiment from the Ribbon of Courage stamp set and a piece of Whole Lot of Lovely designer paper to create a colorful and striking card!

You Move Me butterfly card featuring Stampin' UP! Whole Lot of Lovely designer paper and Ribbon of Courage Faith greeting, by Patty Bennett

 

You'll find info about the You Move Me bundle on page 170 of the current 2017 Stampin' Up! catalog, or view it HERE in my online store.   Like I mentioned above.. please scroll down to watch the Stampin' UP! video with more info about this amazing bundle!

 As always, enjoy a 10% discount when you purchase a Stampin' Up! bundle!!  The stamp set and thinlit dies are available together as a money-saving bundle!  #145322.

 

145322 Move Me bundle available at a 10% discount - click shop online at www.pattystamps.com

This bundle is pretty amazing, if you haven't seen the "magic", watch the Stampin' Up! Video below!

 


 

I opted to use the bundle without the "magic" pull up part :)

The Whole Lot of Lovely designer series paper package could very possibly by my favorite pack of designer paper in this Stampin' UP! catalog... I'm not sure though.. I have a LOT of favorites :)  And to be honest.. my favorite changes frequently... but for now.. I'm loving this pack!!

 

144110 Whole lot of Lovely Stampin Up! designer Paper color combo - click shop online at www.pattystamps.com

 

As you can see below, I stamped the solid image from the You Move Me stamp set onto the Whisper White cardstock with Daffodil Delight ink, then just added the black die cut butterfly on top with Glue Dots!

 

You Move Me butterfly card featuring Stampin' UP! Whole Lot of Lovely designer paper and Ribbon of Courage Faith greeting, by Patty Bennett

 

I finished off this card with some Peekaboo Peach crinkled seam binding ribbon and a stamped sentiment from the Ribbon of Courage stamp set stamped in Calypso Coral ink.  The card layers are Lemon Lime Twist and Calypso Coral.

 

 

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Painted Autumn Sunflower Note Pad Holder Sneak Peek

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PAINTED AUTUMN SUITE - STAMPIN' UP! 2017 HOLIDAY CATALOG

{Holiday catalog starts Sept. 1, 2o17}

 

Perfect gift for List Makers!  Are you looking for a quick and easy gift to give a friend, teacher, coworker, list-maker, etc.?  How about a note pad in a clear case!?  I used the Stampin' Up! Clear Stamp case, new Painted Autumn paper from the 2017 Holiday catalog, large alphabet framelit letters and a note pad to create these fun gifts!

 

Painted Autumn designer paper with sunflowers from the Stampin' UP! 2017 Holiday catalog - clear mount stamp case note pad holder by Patty Bennett

 

I took one of these note pad holders as a gift to give to Cindee this week, as she hosted our monthly stamping day, and I wanted to take her a little thank you!  We love our stamping days together, and she has a HUGE stamp room, so we stamp at her house.  My stamp room is only 8' x 8' and can only seat one.  She is so kind to host me in her lovely craft room!

 

Painted Autumn designer paper with sunflowers from the Stampin' UP! 2017 Holiday catalog - clear mount stamp case note pad holder by Patty Bennett

 

You will find this awesome Painted Autumn paper on page 49 of your 2017 Holiday catalog and the Painted Harvest stamp set and leaf punch is on the same page!!

Iif you are one of my regular customers and have not received a Holiday Catalog in the mail yet, you will be getting one soon!  If you are not yet a customer, or you don't have a demonstrator, please let me know so I can send you a catalog!  This catalog starts on Sept. 1, 2017.

 

OOOPS!  the clear cases are not shown in the catalog this year but they ARE available!

View & Purchase Clear Mount stamp cases HERE (this is the size I used)

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View & Purchase 1/2 size Wood Mount stamp cases HERE

 

Painted Autumn designer paper with sunflowers from the Stampin' UP! 2017 Holiday catalog - clear mount stamp case note pad holder with Large Alphabet framelit die letters by Patty Bennett

 

I cut the new Painted Autumn paper to approx 7" x 10-1/2" to insert into the clear mount stamp case.  I added a few layers of various patterns from the same package as well as a pretty Daffodil Delight Decorative Ribbon punch trim piece.

 I also used the Large Letters Framelits (#141712) found on page 215 of the annual catalog.  I die cut them in Early Espresso cardstock and used Tombow Multipurpose glue to adhere them to my project. 

 

Tip for Painted Autumn designer paper with sunflowers from the Stampin' UP! 2017 Holiday catalog - clear mount stamp case note pad holder by Patty Bennett

 

To hold the notepad inside the clear mount case, use several strips of Tear & Tape! It works like a charm!

Find all of these supplies in my online store, or or click any of the product photos at the bottom of this post to purchase your supplies.

 

Use Tear & Tape to adhere notepad in to clear mount stamp case from Stampin' UP!

 

In addition to the beautiful printed Painted Autumn paper, I also stamped the sunflower from the Painted Harvest stamp set in Daffodil Delight, Crushed Curry and Early Espresso on Whisper White cardstock, then cut them out with my paper snips.  The leaves are stamped in Tranquil Tide and Pear Pizzazz then punched with the new leaf punch (part of a 10% discount bundle with the Painted Harvest stamp set).

 

Stamp Painted Harvest sunflower and punch leaves for Painted Autumn designer paper with sunflowers from the Stampin' UP! 2017 Holiday catalog - clear mount stamp case note pad holder by Patty Bennett

 

Once the piece of designer paper is all decorated and ready, slip it into the plastic sleeve of the Clear Mount Stamp case and you have a gorgeous gift ready to give!

 

Painted Autumn designer paper with sunflowers from the Stampin' UP! 2017 Holiday catalog - clear mount stamp case note pad holder by Patty Bennett

Added Note:  Mary Ann Ely asked how did I get the Designer Paper to "stay" in the case ... once you slip it in (photo above) and close the case and the paper forms the creases at the spine, it really stays.. no need to worry about it moving.  If you were worried about it moving, you could certainly put a glue dot at the top or bottom on the back side (so it won't show) and it will hold it. 

 

Painted Autumn designer paper with sunflowers from the Stampin' UP! 2017 Holiday catalog - clear mount stamp case note pad holder by Patty Bennett

Above: these are the 2 variations I made with lots of Painted Autumn Designer paper patterns

Below: Painted Autumn Designer Paper coming on Sept. 1, 2017 in the Holiday catalog.

 

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Painted Autumn designer paper with sunflowers from the Stampin' UP! 2017 Holiday catalog - clear mount stamp case note pad holder by Patty Bennett

What do you think!?  I think they turned out sooo pretty!!!

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Glossy Background Daisy Card

 

I recently learned how to make this GORGEOUS Glossy Paper background, created with Stampin' UP! reinkers, Stampin' Spritzer, and a Wink of Stella pen!! Cindee taught me how to make this fun background, and we created 2 similar cards with this technique, both of them featuring the amazing Daisy Delight stamp and Daisy punch!  (save 10% and buy them together in a bundle from Stampin' Up!)

 

Glossy Paper / reinker background technique card idea featuring the Daisy Delight stamp set and Daisy punch.

 

These are the 2 cards we created with the glossy paper background technique.  The one on the right also features the same technique for the daisy and the Garden Trellis embossing folder on the Lemon Lime Twist cardstock.  The one on the left features a sponged daisy and the Oh My Stars embossing folder on the Lemon Lime Twist cardstock.

 

Glossy Paper / reinker background technique card idea featuring the Daisy Delight stamp set and Daisy punch and Lemon Lime Twist ombre ribbon.

 

 Both cards are finished off with the beautiful Lemon Lime Twist ombre ribbon, and clear Faceted Gems.

You can find all of these Stampin' UP! products in my online store here, or scroll to the bottom of this post for links to each product.

 

Glossy Paper / reinker background technique card idea featuring the Daisy Delight stamp set and Daisy punch and Oh My Stars embossing folder.

 Sponge Daubers are the key to creating the beautiful blended color on the daisy punch above!

I loved creating these cards with Cindee!! When she blogged these cards, she included a video tutorial. You can watch it here if you'd like to see how she created this background and the daisy. 

 

To create the glossy paper background, you'll need glossy paper, reinkers (ink refills), Stampin' Spritzer or small spray bottle with water, and a Clear Wink of Stella pen.  Read below for the instructions:

How to make the Glossy Background with reinker technique for card backgrounds featuring Stampin' Up! supplies.

 

How to make the glossy paper / reinker background with Stampin' UP! supplies.

 

 It's really so easy and you can create these backgrounds in ANY color combo. 

For these cards we used Soft Sky, Lemon Lime Twist and Dapper Denim Stampin' UP! ink refills, the Stampin' Spritzer and Clear Wink of Stella pen.

 

Below: all in one tutorial you can pin or print to save this technique for later!

Tutorial: how to create a glossy paper & reinker background for your cards or diy crafting projects with Stampin' UP! supplies.

 

Stampin' UP! Daisy Delight stamped on glossy paper / reinker background - punch with Daisy punch for card embellishment.

 

After I cut up my piece of glossy background paper, and used part of it on a card, I used the other part to stamp the Daisy Delight image in Memento Black ink, then punched them out with the daisy punch. SO pretty!

 

Stamp and punch Stampin' Up! Daisy Delight daisy and punch with Daisy Punch from glossy paper / reinker background paper.

 

 Be sure to slightly curl the petals of your daisy using your bone folder for a lovely dimensional look!

Glossy Paper / reinker background technique card idea featuring the Daisy Delight stamp set and Daisy punch and Garden Trellis embossing folder.

 

 I wanted the daisy to really stand out on this card, so I layered it onto a Whisper White circle that had been embossed with the Softly Falling embossing folder.. really a fun touch!

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