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New Card Kit - perfect for Stampin' Blends markers

 

Stampin' Blends alcohol markers are NOW available!! 

And I can't stop coloring with them!!

Full marker set available HERE!  All other markers available HERE.

Color Me Happy stamp set - perfect for coloring with your Stampin' Blends markers from Stampin' Up!.  Birds & Flowers: from Color Me Happy set.  Greeting from So Many Shells set.  by Patty Bennett

 

I had fun stamping the bird and flower images from the Color Me Happy stamp set to start practicing my coloring, blending and shading with the new Stampin' Blends markers.  ABOVE: birds and flowers from the Color Me Happy set. Greeting from So Many Shells set.

Per the recommendation of Stampin' Up!, I stamped the images on Thick Whisper White cardstock with my Memento Black in pad, and let them dry then colored with my Stampin' Blends markers.

 

Color Me Happy stamp set - perfect for coloring with your Stampin' Blends markers from Stampin' Up!.  Birds: from Color Me Happy set.  Flowers: Falling Flowers set.   Greeting from So Many Shells set.  by Patty Bennett

 

As you can see, I die cut the birds using my Stitched Shape framelits, then added them to thick Whisper White Note Cards for clean and simple greeting cards.  The birds are from the Color Me Happy set, the flowers are from the Falling Flowers stamp set, and the greeting is in the So Many Shells set.

 

Color Me Happy stamp set - perfect for coloring with your Stampin' Blends markers from Stampin' Up!.  Birds & lanterns: from Color Me Happy set.  by Patty Bennett

 

I just stamped with Memento Black ink onto Thick Whisper White for these samples, but Stampin' Up! is offering an amazing kit for trying out the Stampin' Blends and creating 16 greeting cards with fancy envelopes!

New Color Me Happy Card Kit offer and coordinating stamp set - perfect for practicing with your Stampin' Blends!

Color Me Happy stamp set & card kit - perfect for coloring with your Stampin' Blends markers from Stampin' Up!.

 

Kit Available Only While Supplies Last!

The Color Me Happy kit and stamp set, shown above, is a great way to experience the Stampin' Blends markers with some awesome outline ("coloring book") images!

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Color Me Happy Clear Mount Bundle HERE

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Color Me Happy stamp set - perfect for coloring with your Stampin' Blends markers from Stampin' Up!.  Birds & Flowers: from Color Me Happy & Falling Flowers sets.  Greeting from So Many Shells set.  by Patty Bennett

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Stampin' Blends Markers Available Today!

 

NEW Stampin' Blends markers

AVAILABLE TODAY!

  NEW! Stampin' Blends markers from Stampin' Up!  Details at www.PattyStamps.com

These amazing new Stampin' Blends alcohol markers are not just for coloring, blending and shading stamped images, or for coloring your coloring book images, they are also great for coloring any non-porous embellishment like the White Perfect Accents, or pearls, rhinestones, etc.!!

 

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Get a FREE pack of White Perfect Accents from me to try this out, when you order your full set of Stampin' Blends markers HERE between Nov. 1 and Nov. 7, 2017!  (do NOT add the free pack of White Perfect Accents to your order.. they will be mailed to you with your thank you card by the end of this month).

 

  Use Stampin' Blends alcohol markers for coloring on embellishments like White Perfect Accents, rhinestones and pearls!

 

The easiest way to order these markers is to get the entire collection of 26 markers + the Color Lifter at once, #147475 for $121.50.  You will get all the colors and the lifter without having to type in all the individual numbers.  (TIP:  if you add $29 in product to your order, you qualify for $15 in hostess credit from Stampin' UP! + fill in 3 spots on your Free Stamps with Patty form!!)

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You may have seen my Instagram or Facebook posts over the weekend.. I've been experimenting with the new Stampin' Blends Markers, deciding on a color combo for my upcoming Stampin' Up! OnStage swap cards featuring the Falling Flowers stamp set.

 

New! Stampin' Blends alcohol markers - playing with color combos for the Falling Flower stamp set from Stampin' UP!, by Patty Bennett

Do you have any faves?

I used both the light and dark of each marker combo on the flowers.

NOTE: you will want to make sure you are stamping with the Memento Black ink pad on Thick Whisper White cardstock for best results!  All product links below!

 

  New! Stampin' Blends alcohol markers - playing with color combos for the Falling Flower stamp set from Stampin' UP!, by Patty Bennett

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Perfect Thanksgiving Hostess Gift Idea

 

We're so excited because my sister-in-law invited us to her home for Thanksgiving again this year.. we love and appreciate her hospitality!  I think this will make a sweet hostess gift to take to her!!  I used the Stampin' UP! Painted Harvest stamp set to stamp the sunflower image, leaves and thankful greeting, and the Gourd Goodness stamp set to stamp the pumpkins.

 

Painted Harvest and Gourd Goodness sunflower and pumpkins Hostess gift idea for Thanksgiving. Stampin' Up! supplies available online: click shop online at www.PattyStamps.com

 

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This jar is actually a candle holder jar from Michaels (see THIS post), but I took the candle holder part out, and filled the jar with candy, and then covered the hole in the lid with the stamped sunflower on the punched out circle!

 

Painted Harvest and Gourd Goodness sunflower and pumpkins Hostess gift idea for Thanksgiving. Stampin' Up! supplies available online: click shop online at www.PattyStamps.com

 

To take out the candle holder portion, I just wiggled the piece back and forth and it eventually broke the weld.  Easy.

I tied it up with the 3/8" Crushed Curry Mini Chevron ribbon.

The pumpkins are stamped with Peekaboo peach and Pumpkin Pie ink. I love the photo-realistic images in this Gourd Goodness set.  I used Stampin' Dimensionals to add them to a die cut Stitched Shape Whisper White oval piece. I stamped the greeting from Painted Harvest in Cajun Craze ink.

 The leaves are stamped and punched using the stamps in the Painted Harvest bundle - SAVE 10% when you buy the bundle including the stamp set and leaf punch! See the bottom of this post for all shopping info!

 

Painted Harvest and Gourd Goodness sunflower and pumpkins Hostess gift idea for Thanksgiving. Stampin' Up! supplies available online: click shop online at www.PattyStamps.com

 Thank you for reading my blog post today! I hope this project inspired you!

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Just Add Color designer paper and Stampin' Blends markers

I loved coloring with my box of 64 Crayola Crayons as a kid, and I STILL love to color!  Only now, I'm using my new Stampin' Blends markers to color and practice some shading and blending!! 

Customers can order the brand new Stampin' Blends Markers on Wednesday, Nov. 1!!

Whoohooo!! Use the link at the bottom of this post to order them on Wednesday!

 

  Stampin' Blends markers with Just Add Color Stampin' Up! desinger paper.  Teapot and cup colored with Cherry Cobbler, Daffodil Delight, Calypso Coral, Pumpkin Pie and Old Olive blends, by Patty Bennett. Click shop online at www.pattystamps.com

 

I used the Daffodil Delight, Cherry Cobbler, Pumpkin Pie, Calypso Coral, and Old Olive Stampin' Blends markers to color this beautiful tea pot and cup from the Just Add Color designer paper package.

 

144180 Just Add Color designer paper from Stampin' UP! - perfect for coloring with Stampin' Blends markers. click shop online at www.pattystamps.com

 

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This paper is part of the DSP sale this month, it's an amazing value and a SUPER fun pack of paper to practice coloring, shading and to just relax with!

 

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Stampin' Blends markers with Just Add Color Stampin' Up! desinger paper.  Teapot and cup colored with Cherry Cobbler, Daffodil Delight, Calypso Coral, Pumpkin Pie and Old Olive blends, by Patty Bennett. Click shop online at www.pattystamps.com

 

I mounted the colored piece with Stampin' Dimensionals onto a Daffodil Delight panel and an Pear Pizzazz folded card.  The ribbon is the 3/8" Old Olive Mini Chevron ribbon. 

I was going to stamp a greeting, but I kind of like the white space... what do you think?

 

Stampin' Blends markers with Just Add Color Stampin' Up! desinger paper.  Teapot and cup colored with Cherry Cobbler, Daffodil Delight, Calypso Coral, Pumpkin Pie and Old Olive blends, by Patty Bennett. Click shop online at www.pattystamps.com

You'll find the leaf pattern paper in the Painted Autumn Designer Paper pack - part of the Buy 3 - Get 1 Free sale in October!!  Click HERE!

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Decorated Candle Holder Holiday Gift Idea

 This adorable little candle holder was one of the 7 projects we created at our Luv 2 Stamp Group team event last weekend.  Everyone really seemed to enjoy creating them with Stampin' Up! supplies!!  I hope you enjoy the idea too - great for a neighbor gift, teacher gift, co-worker or for your own home!

 

Decorated DIY Candle Holder holiday project - perfect for a neighbor gift, teacher gift, or for your own home. Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog crafting supplies available at www.pattystamps.com

 

I found these cute jar / candle holders at Michael's (actually had to go to 2 stores to get 35 of them for our event), and we did a super simple decoration with the Jute Twine, a stamped/layered tag, the Holly/Berry felt embellishment and come colored White Perfect accents!

 

Decorated DIY Candle Holder holiday project - perfect for a neighbor gift, teacher gift, or for your own home. Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog crafting supplies available at www.pattystamps.com

As I mentioned above, I found these cute little candle holder jars at Michaels.  They have them in all different colors ... colored glass, colored lids... they are pretty cute!

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Decorated DIY Candle Holder holiday project - perfect for a neighbor gift, teacher gift, or for your own home. Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog crafting supplies available at www.pattystamps.com

 

 The stamped tag is from the Labels to Love stamp set, stamped in Real Red and Lemon Lime Twist.  It's punched out with the Everyday Label punch, and layered onto a Real Red Stitched Shape Oval, and onto a Lemon Lime Twist scalloped oval (from the Layering Ovals framelit set).  These supplies are found in the Annual 2017-2018 Stampin' Up! catalog, and in the 2017 Holiday catalog, and also linked in my online store at the bottom of this post for your shopping convenience.

 

Available November 1st!! Whohooo!!!  Stampin' Blends Markers!!  They are not just for blending when coloring.. look how pretty they are when you color on the White Perfect Accents!!! 

 

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Love and Hugs Ribbon of Courage note card

 

Sending Love and Hugs to you!!  I love this sweet and thoughtful sentiment in the Ribbon of Courage stamp set!!

 

Ribbon of Courage note card - Sending Love and Hugs featuring Sweetheart Embossing folder from Stampin' UP!, by Patty Bennett

 

I also love how well the heart theme of this card pairs up with the Sweetheart Embossing folder from Stampin' Up!.  Find it on page 210 of the 2017 -2018 Annual Catalog or HERE online.

When you emboss with this folder, it leaves the heart shape flat (un-embossed) so that you can either stamp there, or add your own embellishment.  I added a stamped heart from the Ribbon of Courage stamp set on a die cut heart from the Sweet & Sassy framelit set.

 

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Ribbon of Courage note card - Sending Love and Hugs featuring Sweetheart Embossing folder from Stampin' UP!, by Patty Bennett

This sweet, thick Whisper White note card is finished off with a piece of black and white plaid paper from the Merry Little Christmas pack (pg 12 of the 2017 Holiday catalog), and a silver foil doily and die cut flower and leaves from the Support Ribbon framelit set. 

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The final finishing touch is the 3/8" Metallic-Edge Silver ribbon.

 

Ribbon of Courage note card - Sending Love and Hugs featuring Sweetheart Embossing folder from Stampin' UP!, by Patty Bennett

 

I die cut a flower and leaves from the Ribbon of Courage bundle (Support Ribbon framelits) and layered them on top of the silver foil doily.  Using Glue Dots to attach the embellishment layers is a quick and simple adhesive solution.

 

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Painted Harvest Sunflower Eclipse Card

 

These "eclipse cards" are all the rage in the Stampin' Up! world right now.. you may have seen them online.  My upline, Sandy Hancock, made this eclipse card for me and sent it to me with a nice note inside! I love it!  She stamped it with the Painted Harvest Sunflower image and used the Large Letter Framelit dies to die cut PATTY.

 

Painted Harvest sunflower PATTY eclipse card featuring Stampin' UP! Large Letter Framelits

 

I'll be honest.. I would not call this an "eclipse card" like everyone is calling it.. I'd call it a shadow card.. but that's ok, and whatever you want to call it, it is beautiful!!

 

Painted Harvest sunflower PATTY eclipse card featuring Stampin' UP! Large Letter Framelits

 

These eclipse cards are not difficult to make, but the outcome is amazing!

1.  stamp the background of your card (Painted Harvest Sunflower used here)

2.  place your background in the Big Shot and position your Large Letter Framelit dies on the stamped background, die cut.

3.  adhere the stamped background to your card base

4.  put Stampin' Dimensionals on the back of each letter, and reposition each letter over the die cut opening.  (Mini Stampin' dimensionals come in VERY handy here!)

that's it!  easy-peasy and SOOOOOO stunning!

 

Although currently on "backorder" status, these Large Letter Framelit dies are expected in stock on Oct. 30th.

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Painted Harvest sunflower PATTY eclipse card featuring Stampin' UP! Large Letter Framelits

 

 

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Ghirardelli Chocolate Squares Holiday / Christmas Gift

 

Holiday Neighbor Gift Idea!

Cut a Stampin' UP! Acetate box in 1/2, then decorate it and fill with Ghirardelli candy or other favorite holiday treats!

 

Acetate box Christmas holiday or neighbor gift idea featuring Ghirardelli chocolate squares  and Stampin' UP! Year of Cheer paper, foil snowflakes and Snowflake Sentiment stamp set. Luv 2 Stamp group holiday catalog event project by Patty Bennett

 

Thanks to demonstrator Jill Olsen for this fun idea, you can get more for your money when cut the boxes in 1/2!!  Just think, 20 treat boxes for only $6.50!! whohooo!!  Click here to order your Acetate boxes!

You'll find these GREAT Acetate boxes on pg 13 in the 2017 Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog.

See THIS POST for my other Ghirardelli Square candy idea using the whole Acetate Box and 6 Ghirardelli chocolate treats.

 

Acetate box Christmas holiday or neighbor gift idea featuring Ghirardelli chocolate squares  and Stampin' UP! Year of Cheer paper, foil snowflakes and Snowflake Sentiment stamp set. Luv 2 Stamp group holiday catalog event project by Patty Bennett

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This was one of the 7 Holiday catalog projects the Luv 2 Stamp Group created last Saturday at our stamping day event.  We used the Year of Cheer Holiday catalog paper to wrap around the Ghirardelli chocolate squares, and also to decorate the 1/2 boxes.  Each box is finished off with a gold or silver Foil Snowflake, and a stamped sentiment from the Snowflake Sentiments stamp set, stamped in Cherry Cobbler ink on Whisper White cardstock, and punched with the Starburst Punch. (all of these products are shown at the bottom of this blog post - just click any product photo to shop in my online Stampin' Up! store).

 

Acetate box Christmas holiday or neighbor gift idea featuring Ghirardelli chocolate squares  and Stampin' UP! Year of Cheer paper, foil snowflakes and Snowflake Sentiment stamp set. Luv 2 Stamp group holiday catalog event project by Patty Bennett

 

The finishing touch on each package is the lovely metallic enamel shapes!

 

Acetate box Christmas holiday or neighbor gift idea featuring Ghirardelli chocolate squares  and Stampin' UP! Year of Cheer paper, foil snowflakes and Snowflake Sentiment stamp set. Luv 2 Stamp group holiday catalog event project by Patty Bennett

 

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Starbucks Gift Card Holder idea for Christmas

 

Gift Cards... it seems we all give them either at the holidays or during the year for birthdays, anniversaries, graduation, Christmas, etc., but it's fun to make them a little more personal and fancy than just handing them to the recipient in an envelope. 

 

Year of Cheer / Coffee Cafe Starbucks gift card holder idea for Christmas gift, by Patty Bennett with the Luv 2 Stamp Group

 

Today I have a gift card holder idea for you that is basically a side fold card with a little pocket inside and since this one features the Stampin' Up! Coffee Cafe bundle, it's the perfect holder for a Starbucks gift card. 

Even though it's difficult to see in the photo, the lid is glossy white cardstock and it looks super cute in person!

 

Year of Cheer / Coffee Cafe Starbucks gift card holder idea for Christmas gift, by Patty Bennett with the Luv 2 Stamp Group

If you'd like to make this fun project, be sure to download your project tip sheet and supply list below!

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Die Cutting for the Year of Cheer / Coffee Cafe Starbucks gift card holder idea for Christmas gift, by Patty Bennett with the Luv 2 Stamp Group

 

Tip.. use Tear & Tape or strong adhesive at the bottom and 2 sides of the small piece of Year of Cheer paper inside the card for the gift card pocket to ensure that it holds.

Inside gift card pocket for the Year of Cheer / Coffee Cafe Starbucks gift card holder idea for Christmas gift, by Patty Bennett with the Luv 2 Stamp Group

 

The card base is Thick Whisper White cardstock and the front snowflake design is found in the Year of Cheer designer paper pack.  The coffee cup is die cut from the Quilted Christmas designer paper pack.  The small hearts are die cut from the Support Ribbon framelits - sorry I left those off the supply list below.

Happiness... is stamped in Emerald Envy ink (to match the Emerald Envy ribbon) and it's found in the Coffee Cafe stamp set.

 

Year of Cheer / Coffee Cafe Starbucks gift card holder idea for Christmas gift, by Patty Bennett with the Luv 2 Stamp Group

 

I loved the shimmery foil pattern in the Year of Cheer paper so I carried that through the theme of the card with the Champagne foil cup "wrapper" and the Foil snowflake!

 

Join my Team!  This was one of the 7 projects we created on Saturday at our Luv 2 Stamp Group meeting!  Here are 4 lovely ladies creating this gift card holder project.  If you'd like to join my team, READ MORE HERE and please email me with questions.

 

Luv 2 Stamp Group demonstrators creating Starbucks gift card holder project at our Holiday Catalog Stamp Day

If you don't need a holiday themed gift card holder idea, just substitute any paper or color combo and you can give this gift card holder any time of year!

Alternate "year round" design for the Year of Cheer / Coffee Cafe Starbucks gift card holder idea for Christmas gift, by Patty Bennett with the Luv 2 Stamp Group

 

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Seasonal Layers Fall Leaf Card - Glossy & Reinkers

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I have a lovely Fall Leaf card to share with you today!!  Grab your glossy paper and reinkers and get ready to make one with the Seasonal Layers leaf framelits from Stampin' UP!

 

Seasonal Layers framelits  from Stampin' Up! - Fall Leaf card featuring glossy paper and reinkers. Greeting from So Many Shells stamp set.

 The background of this card is created by sponging Crushed Curry ink onto Thick Very Vanilla cardstock, then dropping drops of water from the Aquapainter to create the water circle marks. We also splattered Wink of Stella onto the Very Vanilla.  (The card base is also Thick Very Vanilla cardstock).

Cindee taught me how to make this lovely card and how to create these AMAZING leaves!!  You can see her blog post HERE.

 

Seasonal Layers framelits  from Stampin' Up! - Fall Leaf card featuring glossy paper and reinkers. Gold Embossing on leaf adds beautiful interest.

 

The leaves are created by die cutting the shapes from Glossy paper using the Seasonal Layers framelits, then spritzing them with the Stampin' Spritzer with water, and then dropping drops of reinker onto them.  Once dry they are gorgeous!  As you can see we also dipped a few in versamark ink and added some gold embossing powder then heating with our heat tool!  WOW!!  As you can see below, you might want to do the spritzing and ink drops on a paper towel.

 

How to make the Seasonal Layers framelits leaves from Stampin' Up! - Fall Leaf card featuring glossy paper and reinkers.

 

I cannot tell you how fun it is to watch the ink spread and mix and to see the different outcome of each leaf!!

Seasonal Layers framelits  from Stampin' Up! - Fall Leaf card featuring glossy paper and reinkers. Greeting from So Many Shells stamp set.

Final touches:  Linen thread wrapped around the card front and tied in a bow, and Glitter enamel dots!  Greeting stamped in Soft Suede from the So Many Shells stamp set.

 

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How to use Stampin' Blends markers - Snowman Shading

Stampin' Blends Markers, available November 1, 2017!!

Watch my video below for tips on how to color and shade this cute "Seasonal Chums" snowman!  I created this fun mini Pizza Box for a Luv 2 Stamp Group event and now I'm sharing with you!

 

Seasonal Chums snowman colored with Stampin' Up! Stampin' Blends markers on a darling Mini Pizza Box.  Christmas gift box idea by Patty Bennett

 

I hope you like this sweet little Mini Pizza Box!!  It is one of the 7 projects I prepared and brought for my Luv 2 Stamp group to create today at our Holiday Catalog stamping day!   I hope they enjoy it!  The snowman is stamped in Memento Black ink on Thick Whisper White cardstock and colored with the new Stampin' Blend markers!  Demonstrators were able to preorder these new markers Oct. 1 - 15, and GREAT NEWS! the markers be available to customers on Nov. 1st!!  Watch the video below for more info about using these great new alcohol markers to shade this cute snowman!

Please enjoy the tips in my VIDEO TUTORIAL BELOW for shading the snowman with the Stampin' Blends markers.

 


 

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Per my video above, you saw that I die cut the snowman with the matching Seasonal Tags framelit, but only used 1/2 of the stamp and framelit.  I just added the snowman "front" to my Mini Pizza box with Stampin' Dimensionals rather than die cutting the whole thing and making a folding tag.

 

Seasonal Chums snowman colored with Stampin' Up! Stampin' Blends markers on a darling Mini Pizza Box.  Christmas gift box idea by Patty Bennett

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Seasonal Chums snowman colored with Stampin' Up! Stampin' Blends markers on a darling Mini Pizza Box.  Christmas gift box idea by Patty Bennett

 

What would you put in this cute Mini Pizza Box this Christmas to give someone? 

Leave me a comment below.. I'm going to pick my favorite idea and send this box to the winner next week!!  :)

 

The top of the Mini Pizza Box is a 3-1/4" square of Pool Party cardstock, embossed with the Winter Wonder snowflake embossing folder, and then I added Wink of Stella to the snowflake. 

 

Seasonal Chums snowman colored with Stampin' Up! Stampin' Blends markers on a darling Mini Pizza Box.  Christmas gift box idea by Patty Bennett

 

As you can see above, I also colored a couple of the reindeer with the Stampin' Blends markers and then I made this cute Mini Pizza Box with both the snowman and reindeer! :)

 

  Seasonal Chums snowman colored with Stampin' Up! Stampin' Blends markers on a darling Mini Pizza Box.  Christmas gift box idea by Patty Bennett

 

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Birthday Memories 85th Money Gift

 

Ron 85th birthday 2017 We are blessed to have celebrated both of our dad's 85th birthdays in September!!  What an amazing blessing to still have my dad and Eric's dad with us!!  You may remember this blog post with the Mini Pizza Box birthday idea for my dad, when we celebrated his 85th birthday in September.

<< this is Eric's dad and his wife as they celebrated his 85th birthday in September.   We were gone on the stamping/scrapping cruise, but were able to be with them a couple weeks before.

 

Do you love that shirt!?  "It took me 85 years to look this good"!! :)

Today I am sharing the $85 gift I made for Eric's dad for his birthday.. I totally forgot to take a photo of the front, but here is the inside of the folder with the pockets full of 85 $1 bills.

 

 

Birthday Memories 85th birthday gift idea - Stampin' Up! designer paper and Birthday Friends framelits, by Patty Bennett

 

I die cut the Happy Birthday thinlit die using Pacific Point and Lemon Lime Twist cardstock, and cut it apart so that I could put 85 in the middle.  The 85 is die cut with the Birthday Memories paper and the large numbers framelit dies. 

TIP! Adhering the Multipurpose Adheseive sheets to the carsdtock and paper first is a huge help in adhering these dies to any project.

Before you think it's weird that I put the poodle on here,  they have a large cuddly doodle named Zoe... so this big poodle reminded me of her... I hope Ron and Jean figured that out when they saw this :)

 

Birthday Memories 85th birthday gift idea - Stampin' Up! designer paper and Birthday Friends framelits, by Patty Bennett

 

The fun die cut animals, balloons and cake are all from the Birthday Memories pack of Stampin' Up! designer paper!  Did you know it's currently part of the buy 3 get 1 FREE sale in October!?  The matching Birthday Friends framelits make this project a breeze!

I drew the balloon strings with my Journaling Pens.

 

Birthday Memories 85th birthday gift idea - Stampin' Up! designer paper and Birthday Friends framelits, by Patty Bennett

 

You'll be seeing more projects soon featuring this fun Birthday Memories paper.. as you can see below, I have quite a stash of die cut images from this paper!!  I had my amazing assistant Jan die cut extra images for me to use on future projects!

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Hearts Come Home Christmas Card

 The Stampin' UP! Holiday Catalog 2017 is simply amazing!  One of the amazing money-saving 10% off bundles in the catalog is on page 39, and it's called Hearts Come Home.  It features the stamp set of the same name and the framelits called Hometown Greetings.  Cindee and I created this clean and simple Christmas card together featuring this bundle and neutral colors! 

 

Hearts Come Home Christmas card featuring Whisper White die cut village houses and Santa and his reindeer in the sky with Silver Enamel Metallic stars.

 

After die cutting the houses in Whisper White cardstock on the Big Shot, we layered them onto a top fold Crumb Cake card.  Really simple!!  We did sponge just a touch of Crumb Cake ink on the white cardstock for just a little contrast.

 

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Metallic Enamel Shape Silver Stars are the perfect touch for the sky!

Crafting Tip: use the tip of your paper piercer to pick up and place small embellishments onto your crafting project.

We added Stampin' Dimensionals and Mini Stampin' Dimensionals under the 2 layers of the White die cut houses to give this card a little added dimension.  We stamped Santa in the sky with Soft Suede ink.

 

Hearts Come Home Christmas card featuring Whisper White die cut village houses and Santa and his reindeer in the sky with Silver Enamel Metallic stars.

 

 

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October Paper Pumpkin Video

Attention October Paper Pumpkin Subscribers:

You will find this Stampin' Up! video so helpful when assembling your October Shaker Christmas card kit!

 

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Isn't the box adorable this month??

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Halloween Treat Ideas

 

Last Minute Halloween Inspiration!!

And I just have to say... I wonder how many years it would take to eat this whole barrel of candy corn spotted at our local Sprouts Market!! LOL :)

Candy Corn Halloween Treats at Sprouts Market, Pinole, CA

I'm reposting these Halloween Treat ideas in case you missed them in September. 

Enjoy!

YouTube-1 I am excited to share all of these fun Halloween Treat ideas with you ... you can WATCH THE VIDEO here for more info, and click the links below to see each project on my blog:

 

Halloween trick or treat ideas featuring Stampin' UP! Spooky Night paper, Spooky cat stamp set and punch, mini pizza boxes and treat bags by Patty Bennett

More Halloween Treat Project Posts:

click to view Halloween Cello Bag Treats

click to view Halloween Spooky Night Mini Treat Bags

click to view Trick or Treat Window Box

click to view Happy Halloween owl mini pizza box treat

click to view Happy Halloween Test Tube Treat

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