Would you like Shimmer Paint with that?

 

Wondering about the perfect touch for all of your paper crafting projects!?

SHIMMER PAINT to the rescue!!

 

Shimmer Paint! Great way to make all of your papercrafting projects shimmer!  available online at www.MyStampOrder.com with Patty Bennett

Click to order Shimmer Paint here!

 

Watch the video below in this post to see how I made all of these elements shimmer!

Find fun paper crafting projects to use with your Shimmer Paint, like these doilies, die cut leaves and stamped flowers from Stampin' Up!  www.PattyStamps.com

 

 

I hope you will enjoy all the TIPS and ideas shared in my video below!

 

 

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Thanks for joining me today.. you can purchase your shimmer paint, sponge daubers and spritzers by clicking any of the product links below!

 

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Clearance Rack Update - up to 60% off!

The Clearance Rack was updated this week, and although some items have sold out, and continue to sell out hourly, there are still lots of great bargains available for papercrafting products at up to 60% off!!

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 At the time of posting this post here is what's still available!

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Seattle & Penguins at the Zoo - Alaska Cruise Adventure Part 1

 I am excited to share more photos of our recent Stampin' Up! Adventure!  We enjoyed a 7 day Alaska Cruise with Stampin' UP! and spent a few extra days in Seattle to explore the city and meet the penguins in person at the Woodland Park Zoo!!

I thought you might enjoy some of our hundreds of photos, condensed into a few collages, plus a quick 2 minute video about our visit with the penguins!

Bennett Family Seattle Adventure 2018 - Sheraton hotel. www.PattyStamps.com

We stayed at the Seattle Sheraton, and it was amazing.  A lovely property within walking distance to the waterfront, to the monorail that takes you to the Space Needle, and great views of the city!

We splurged on a suite and enjoyed the corner views, extra space, 2 bathrooms, and access to the lounge on the 32nd floor for free breakfast and evening snacks! :) (or as Eric said,, it's not free... it's just "included")  :)

Upon checking into our gorgeous suite, they delivered this tray and a special fruit and chocolate dessert for Eric, to start the 60th birthday celebration!!!  We celebrated Eric's birthday for about 2 weeks, since this really was a special milestone!!

 

Bennett Family Seattle Adventure 2018 - Sheraton hotel. www.PattyStamps.com

 On our last day in Seattle, my brother and his wife joined us, and also went on the cruise with us!! What a treat it was to vacation with them after about 30 years since our last vacation together!!!!

Bennett Family Seattle Adventure 2018 - Sheraton hotel. www.PattyStamps.com

On our first day in Seattle, the weather was amazing, so we headed straight off to the Space Needle to take advantage of the blue skies for photos!  The last time we were there we ate at the revolving restaurant at the top of the Space Needle, but it's currently closed, undergoing major renovations, so we were only able to take photos from the observation deck.

Bennett Family Seattle Adventure 2018 - Space Needle. www.PattyStamps.com

Adjacent to the Space Needle is the Chihuly Gardens and Glass exhibit... OH MY GOODNESS.. there are no words to describe this... if you have not seen a Chihuly exhibit, I highly recommend it! There are Chihuly glass collections all over the world.  It was AMAZING!

Bennett Family Seattle Adventure 2018 - Chihuly Garden & Glass exhibit. www.PattyStamps.com

Another stop on our "let's play tourist" adventure in Seattle was the Great Wheel.  It's a gigantic 175 foot tall Ferris wheel that goes out over the water and affords amazing views of the waterfront and the city!!  WELL worth it.. so much fun!! 

Bennett Family Seattle Adventure 2018 - Great Wheel, Ferris wheel at the waterfront. www.PattyStamps.com

THEN... the highlight of the trip ... a visit to the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle to take a behind the scenes adventure tour of the penguin habitat!! OH MY GOSH>>> so much fun!!  Jason actually found this online and we set up this amazing tour months in advance.  I know some people dream of swimming with dolphins or stingrays, or some other type of amazing adventure, but for me (diehard penguin lover) this was just the tops!! We learned so much about them, fed them, petted them, and created life-long memories with this visit!

Bennett Family Seattle Adventure 2018 - Woodland Park Zoo, Penguin Adventure. www.PattyStamps.com

Watch the VIDEO below to see more about our Penguin Adventure at the Woodland Park Zoo!

 

For more info about these behind the scenes tours at the Woodland Park zoo, click HERE.

 

Below are a few miscellaneous photos of our other adventures in Seattle at the Public Market, walking around Seattle, and dinner at The Edgewater with Peter & Tami.

 

  Bennett Family Seattle Adventure 2018 - Pike's Market. www.PattyStamps.com

 
Our last Seattle adventure included a quick elevator ride up to the 76th floor of the Columbia Center (tallest building in Seattle) for photos from all 360 degrees around the top of the building.. again, amazing!! 

Bennett Family Seattle Adventure 2018 - Columbia Center 76th floor. www.PattyStamps.com

We also stopped at the Starbucks Reserve headquarters... WOW.. what a huge place.. fun to see and hear all about the operations there.

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Hope you enjoyed our Seattle tour.  I'll have more photos another day of our adventures from the Explorer of the Seas Cruise Ship and the Stampin' UP! cruise!

 

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Petal Promenade paper / Beautiful Promenade set

 

I have a great Flower Layering Tip for you today featuring the Stampin' UP! Beautiful Promenade set and Petal Promenade designer paper.

Beautiful Promenade stamp set and Petal Promenade designer paper from Stampin' UP! - 4x4 square card idea with unique layered flower technique!  Patty Bennett - www.PattyStamps.com

ABOVE:  I made the card on the bottom and shared the idea with my friend Cindee, and she stepped it up a notch and showed me how to stamp and layer 2 of the same flower for a really beautiful look!!!!!  thanks, Cindee!!  You are the bestest!

 

Paper crafting Flower Layering tip for the Beautiful Promenade stamp set and Petal Promenade designer paper from Stampin' UP! - 4x4 square card idea from  Patty Bennett - www.PattyStamps.com

ABOVE:  so it's really pretty simple... stamp 2 of the same flowers, sponge them, and then cut away the lower portion of one flower, as shown.  Curl the flowers with your bone folder (like curling ribbon) and then layer the 2 together with Stampin' Dimensionals, but "offset" them so that it looks like double the flower petals!

 

Beautiful Promenade stamp set and Petal Promenade designer paper from Stampin' UP! - 4x4 square card idea with unique layered flower technique!  Patty Bennett - www.PattyStamps.com

 We added die cut leaves from the Beautiful Layers thinlit dies with Mossy Meadow cardstock, added some copper thread, and then flicked Wink of Stella and Fresh Fig ink onto the card!

 These easy square cards are on a thick Whisper White cardstock base (4-1/4" sq when folded), with a layer of Fresh Fig cut to 4x4, and then the little preprinted square from the Petal Promenade paper is on top.  Add a stitched shape circle and the flowers/leaves and bam.. done!

 

Beautiful Promenade stamp set and Petal Promenade designer paper from Stampin' UP! - 4x4 square card idea with unique layered flower technique!  Patty Bennett - www.PattyStamps.com

Stampin' UP! Petal Promenade designer paper and coordinating cardstock pack available at www.MyStampOrder.com

 Petal Promenade 12x12 designer paper & coordinating cardstock, pg 190 in the 2018-2019 Annual Catalog, or here online

Stampin' UP! Petal Promenade Suite paper craftting floral products available at www.MyStampOrder.com

Click here to see the entire Petal Promenade Suite

 

I also made an alternate version below, where I stamped the sentiment onto the circle.

 

Beautiful Promenade stamp set and Petal Promenade designer paper from Stampin' UP! - 4x4 square card idea with unique layered flower technique!  Patty Bennett - www.PattyStamps.com

 

For more ideas featuring the products in the Petal Promenade suite, watch the video below!

 

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Make your own handmade Petal Promenade Cards!! Stampin' Up! supplies available below in my online store!

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Whohooo! I spy a Clearance Rack Update!

Don't miss it!!

New papercrafting supplies have been added to the Stampin' Up! Clearance Rack!

 

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