Stampin' Up! cards & projects

Love Sparkles Valentine with Window Box Heart die cut

 

Thank you for your kind comments about this Valentine card idea in my previous video (see it here), featuring the Window Box thinlit die as an accent piece!  I wanted to share a few more details about this card today.

 

Valentine card idea stamped with Stampin' Up! Love Sparkles stamp set, and die cut with heart image from the Window Box thinlit die set. Red and White patterned paper from Sending Love paper stack.  by Patty Bennett

 

As you can see from the little heart piece I'm holding above, I used that part of the Window Box thinlit die set to die cut the border of the Whisper White cardstock and then layered it over Real Red to reveal the die cut heart border!  I placed it in the center of the Whisper white strip first, and die cut it in the Big Shot, then moved it left, then right then to the edges. So 5 total die cuts.

 

142762 Stampin Up! Window box thinlit die, click order online at www.PattyStamps.com

 

You'll find this die set on page 43 of the 2017 Occasions catalog, or HERE in my online store.

 

Truly, isn't this the most versatile thinlit set you've seen in a long time!?  wow!!!  Not only can you make amazing boxes with this but you can use all the other pieces to create other intricate die cut images on other crafting projects!

 

Valentine card idea stamped with Stampin' Up! Love Sparkles stamp set, and die cut with heart image from the Window Box thinlit die set. Red and White patterned paper from Sending Love paper stack.  by Patty Bennett

 

This Valentine card idea starts with the folded Real Red cardbase, then 2 layers of red and white designer paper from the Sending Love paper stack.   The white printed layer is scalloped with the Best Badge punch.  If you don't know how to do that, check out this blog post.

I finished off this card with LOVE stamped in Real Red onto Whisper White and die cut with the Sweet & Sassy heart framelits and the Love Sparkles stamp set (pg 53 in the Occasions catalog).  I added some silver metallic hearts and 2 layers of ribbon.  The Red ribbon is from the Sending Love 2 pack in the Occasions catalog and the pretty silver and white ribbon is one of your FREE product choices in the Sale a Bration catalog (see it here).

 

Valentine card idea stamped with Stampin' Up! Love Sparkles stamp set, and die cut with heart image from the Window Box thinlit die set. Red and White patterned paper from Sending Love paper stack.  by Patty Bennett

 

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January Stampin' Up! Paper Pumpkin Video

 

If you are one of my Paper Pumpkin Customers and you occasionally forget to go look at the Stampin' UP! monthly Paper Pumpkin video, I thought I'd post it here for you.

This is a great kit for making treat bags, especially for Valentine's day!!

 

Watch the video below, or click here to see it on YouTube.

 

 

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Happy Celebrations Card Video Tutorial

 

Create a debossed image of Celebrate or Happy with the new Celebrations Duo embossing folder 2-pack from Stampin' Up!  You can see these new embossing folders on page 40 in the 2017 Occasions catalog or, watch them in action in my free video tutorial below!!  Watch as I create these celebrate cards and some happy birthday cards!

 

Create debossed images with the new Stampin' Up! Celebrations duo embossing folders.  CELEBRATE and HAPPY birthday cards stamped by Patty Bennett, www.pattystamps.com

My cards above also feature patterned paper from both the Succulent Garden designer series paper pack and the Party Animal Designer Series paper pack.

 

Watch my Free Video Tutorial Below!

 

 

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

  Create debossed images with the new Stampin' Up! Celebrations duo embossing folders.  CELEBRATE and HAPPY birthday cards stamped by Patty Bennett, www.pattystamps.com

 

These unique "debossing" embossing folders also have a wonderful coordinating stamp set called Happy Celebrations.  You can see it in my photo above.  My video above also shows you how to make the Happy birthday card shown here.  It's so amazing to stamp over the debossed images and watch the word appear!!

 

Create debossed images with the new Stampin' Up! Celebrations duo embossing folders.  CELEBRATE and HAPPY birthday cards stamped by Patty Bennett, www.pattystamps.com

 

I created the celebrate cards to recognize the top sellers in my Luv 2 Stamp group, and will be sending those off with gifts for the top 15 in sales last month.  I hope their day is just perfect as the stamp says!!  I found that stamp in the Suite Sentiments stamp set on page 54 in the Occasions catalog. If you are looking for a great "all around" greeting set, that's your set!  I stamped it in Dapper Denim ink onto Whisper White cardstock and die cut it with the Stitched Shape framelit circle.  Adding some Dapper Denim star enamel embellishments was the perfect finishing touch.

 

Create debossed images with the new Stampin' Up! Celebrations duo embossing folders.  CELEBRATE and HAPPY birthday cards stamped by Patty Bennett, www.pattystamps.com

 

When you watch my video above in this post, you'll see exactly how I created both stamped versions below.. with and without the embossing folder image!  I used Emerald Envy, Dapper Denim and Watermelon Wonder - all Stampin' Up! In Colors.

 

Color combo for debossed image Stampin' Up! Celebrations duo embossing folders.  HAPPY birthday cards stamped by Patty Bennett, www.pattystamps.com

Create debossed images with the new Stampin' Up! Celebrations duo embossing folders. HAPPY birthday cards stamped by Patty Bennett, www.pattystamps.com

 

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Create debossed images with the new Stampin' Up! Celebrations duo embossing folders.  CELEBRATE your perfect day cards stamped by Patty Bennett, www.pattystamps.com

 

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How to Quickly Color the Inside the Lines Sale-a-Bration paper

 

Today's secret weapon:  Stampin' Spritzers!

Quickly color the 12x12 sheet of black and white "Inside the Lines" Stampin' Up! Sale-a-Bration paper to use on your crafting creations!

 

Stampin' Up! Inside the Lines coloring designer paper from Sale-a-Bration 2017 colored with Stampin' Spritzers on Thank You Note Cards by Patty Bennett

 

This unique and fun, FREE Sale a Bration "Inside the Lines" paper is amazing, and especially appealing to those who LOVE to color like me, but, if you want an alternative to hours of coloring, try this spritzing method!

 

I filled my Stampin' Spritzers with rubbing alcohol and drops of reinker, and spritzed the paper super quickly!!  Read on for all the details:

 

You will find this fun paper on page 11 of the 2017 Stampin' UP! Sale-a-Bration brochure.  Here is what the "Inside the Lines" (free Sale a Bration 2017) paper looks like in this package when you open it... 12 sheets of black and white printed designs:

 

Stampin Up! Inside the Lines "coloring book paper" - free gift choice with $50 purchase in my online store through March 30, 2017, www.pattystamps.com

 

If you want to grab your markers, colored pencils, paint brush, etc., that's a GREAT way to color the intricate designs, but if you need to color lots of this paper FAST, grab some Stampin' Spritzers, fill with rubbing alcohol (or water) and several drops of Stampin' Up! ink refill in each one, and spritz away!

As you can see below, I put my 12x12 paper in a recycled Stampin' UP! shipping box so that I wouldn't "overspray" in my craft room.

 

Use Stampin Spritzers to quickly color your Stampin Up! Inside the Lines "coloring book paper" - free gift choice with $50 purchase in my online store through March 30, 2017, www.pattystamps.com

 

I started by spritzing most of the paper with Daffodil Delight, then added spritzes of Watermelon Wonder and Calypso Coral.  It looks splotchy at first, but dries to a lovely finish.

 

Use Stampin Spritzers to quickly color the Stampin Up! Inside the Lines "coloring book paper" - free gift choice with $50 purchase in my online store through March 30, 2017, www.pattystamps.com

 

I like to use rubbing alcohol in my spritzers so that it dries quickly, and doesn't warp like water will.  Add as many or as few drops of reinker as you wish.. I do about 10 drops per filled spritzer.

 

Before and after using Stampin' Spritzers on the Stampin Up! Inside the Lines "coloring book paper" - free gift choice with $50 purchase in my online store through March 30, 2017, www.pattystamps.com

 

Then it's easy to cut the dry 12x12 piece into whatever sizes you need for your project.  I used them on 3-1/2"x5" Stampin' Up! Note Cards.

I die cut the So Detailed thinlit in So Saffron cardstock, wrapped each one around the Inside the Lines DSP piece and added it to each Note Card. 

I stamped lots of thank you images in Stitched Shape die cut circles, and layered them on scalloped circles from the Layering Circles framelit pack and Calypso Coral cardstock.  The amazing Stitched Shape framelits are NOW AVAILABLE AGAIN HERE in my online store!!  Click here for my video to see how well the Stitched Shape framelits work with the Layering Circles framelits!

 

Stampin' Up! Inside the Lines coloring designer paper from Sale-a-Bration 2017 colored with Stampin' Spritzers on Thank You Note Cards featuring Stitched Shape framelits by Patty Bennett

 

 I added my favorite new accessory, the Lace Doilies, behind the scalloped circle as well.

Click here to see another idea using the Sale-a-Bration free gift option "Inside the Lines" paper.

 

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Here are some ideas from Stampin' Up! for using this amazing Inside the Lines paper:

Stampin Up! Inside the Lines "coloring book paper" - free gift choice with $50 purchase in my online store through March 30, 2017, www.pattystamps.com

 

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Valentine Glassine Goodie Bag

 

You know how I treasure those fun stamping days with the amazing Cindee Wilkinson and I always love to see what she comes up  :) ... so, last time we stamped together, she went above and beyond and created this project that just blew me away! Check out this great Valentine goodie bag she had prepared for us to make!!!  It features several of the Sending Love Suite products from the 2017 Stampin' Up! Occasions catalog, pgs 14 and 15.

 

DIY Stampin' Up! Sending Love Valentine Glassine Goodie Bag created with Occasions Catalog stamps, paper, ink and embellishments.

 

We made the bag with new Stampin' UP! Sending Love Glassine sheets and the Mini Treat Bag thinlit die.

Then we added 6 layers of FUN die cuts, doilies and embellishments plus ribbon and sequins!! 

 

Suppplies for DIY Stampin' Up! Sending Love Valentine Glassine Goodie Bag created with Occasions Catalog stamps, paper, ink and embellishments.

 

Stampin' UP! Sending Love (Occasions Catalog) Supplies we used:

  • Sealed with Love Stamp set, pg 15
  • Love Notes Framelits, pg 14
  • Sending Love paper stack, pg 15
  • Sending Love Glassine Sheets, pg 14
  • Sending Love embellishments, pg 15
  • Real Red, Whisper White and Pool Party cardstock and ink
  • Lace Doilies, pg 51
  • Gold Binder Clips (annual catalog) pg 177

 

Using the Sealed with Love bundle stamps and dies makes it easy to create tiny love notes and envelopes as shown on the bag front!!!

 

You'll also want to grab your Sponge Brayer and a Stampin' Sponge and some ink... because you'll be able to change the color on your Sending Love paper and the Lace Doilies!!!

 

Amazing Stampin' Tip for Stampin' Up! Sending Love red and white paper: use a sponge brayer to change the color combo of this paper!

 

ABOVE: Check out that AMAZING TIP!  Just grab your Sponge Brayer and an ink pad and roll color right on to the red and white Sending Love paper to create a whole new look!!! 

AMAZING!

 

BELOW: a closer look at the red and white patterns in the Sending Love paper stack, available HERE in my online store.

 

142733 Stampin' UP! Sending Love paper stack perfect red and white paper for DIY Valentines and other crafting projects

 

And here is amazing tip #2... color the new Lace Doilies ANY COLOR to coordinate with your theme, holiday or color palette!!!  Be gentle, they ARE doilies afterall, but just sponge by dabbing color straight up and down to add layers of color.

 

Amazing Stampin' Tip for Stampin' Up! Lace Doilies: use a sponge and ink to change the color of these gorgeous Lace doilies!

 

If you enjoy my Stanpin' Tips, you may want to visit my Stamping and Crafting TIP PINTEREST BOARD here for 291 other crafty tips!

 

All of the fun elements like the die cut envelope and love note, the heart, doily, and banner were glued together then just clipped to the bag, so that the recipient can get their treat from the bag without destroying the pretty packaging.

After brayering color onto the red and white striped paper, we punched the banner end with the Banner Triple punch.  We only needed 1/2 a doily, so those go twice as far! 

 

DIY Stampin' Up! Sending Love Valentine Glassine Goodie Bag created with Occasions Catalog stamps, paper, ink and embellishments.

 

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Stylish Stems floral Thank You Cards

 

Stylish Stems framelits are a hit!  My customers and fellow demonstrators are loving the beautiful flowers and leaves in this new die selection from Stampin' Up!  You'll find it on page 42 in the 2017 Occasions catalog!

I created a stack of Thank You cards for customer orders with the framelit set and some Sending Love paper!

 

Stampin' Up! Sending Love paper stack Thank You Card ideas featuring Stylish Stems framelit flowers, by Patty Bennett

 

I got the idea for these cards from one of my Luv 2 Stamp Group members, Jo Anne Hewins, you can see her blog post here.  I loved her card and decided to switch it up a little for some much needed customer Thank You Cards.  I loved using several of the different red and white patterns from the Sending Love Paper Stack.

Have you checked out the amazing patterns in the Sending Love paper stack!?  They are wonderful, and you can use them all year long, not just for Valentine's Day!

 

142733 Stampin' UP! Sending Love paper stack, great for handmade Valentines or red & white cards and craft projects. click shop online at www.PattyStamps.com, order #142733

 

Sending Love paper stack available HERE in my online Stampin' Up! store, or just click any of the product photos at the bottom of this blog post to shop for any of these Stampin' Up! products.

 

Stampin' Up! Sending Love paper stack Thank You Card ideas featuring Stylish Stems framelit flowers, by Patty Bennett

 

I wasn't going to put the leaves on these cards, but I die cut a few and loved how it looked, so I added them!  They are die cut in Emerald Envy cardstock.  Don't you think they just totally POP with the red and white?


Stampin' Up! Sending Love paper stack Thank You Card ideas featuring Stylish Stems framelit flowers, by Patty Bennett

 

I cut 3"x3" squares of the Sending love paper to put behind the die cut flower (which works out great for "no waste" with 6x6 paper), and used a 1-1/2" x 4" strip of the Sending Love paper at the bottom of the card.

 

Stampin' UP! Stylish Stems framelits, 2017 Occasions catalog product.  click shop online at www.PattyStamps.com and order #142750

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


Stampin' Up! Sending Love paper stack Thank You Card ideas featuring Stylish Stems framelit flowers, by Patty Bennett

 

Each card also features some of the Gold metallic ribbon from the Sale a Bration catalog.. this is a FREE item you can select with your $50 order!!

 

Stampin' Up! Sending Love paper stack Thank You Card ideas featuring Stylish Stems framelit flowers, by Patty Bennett

 

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Hey, Chick, Happy Birthday!!!

 

Hey, Chick, Happy Birthday!! :)  This fun chicken set has really set the Stampin' Up! Sale-a-Bration world on fire.. it was the first Sale-a-Bration set to go on backorder this year as far as I know!!!  :)  That totally speaks to its popularity! (You'll find it on page 27 of the Sale-a-Bration brochure this year).

My friend Cindee and I loved a card our Stampin' Up! friend Billie Moan did similar to this and one day when we were stamping together, we created "our version" of Billie's card.  Thanks Billie for always being an amazing inspiration!

 

Happy Birthday Hey, Chick card from Stampin' Up! Sale-a-Bration 2017.  Colored with Stampin' Up! watercolor pencils. Stitched Shape & Layering Square framelits.

 

During Sale a Bration 2017, you can select this cute Hey, Chick set (or one of the other dozen offerings) FREE with your $50 online Stampin' Up! order

To create the fun chickenwire background pattern, we swiped the Soft Suede ink pad over one face of the inside of the Hexagons Dynamic Textured embossing folder, placed our Sahara Sand cardstock panel (4" x 5-1/4") inside the embossing folder, then just pressed with our fingers.  That's it.. no "Big Shot embossing".   What a perfect background for these fun chickens!!

 

Create a Chickenwire background with the Hexagon embossing folder for this Happy Birthday Hey, Chick card from Stampin' Up! Sale-a-Bration 2017.  Colored with Stampin' Up! watercolor pencils. Stitched Shape & Layering Square framelits.

 

As you can see below when you use this great Hexagons Dynamic Embossing folder with cardstock or foil paper in the Big Shot it creates AMAZING, fabulous, detailed embossed images!!!  Below, I used the Silver Foil Paper, Copper Foil paper and Basic Gray cardstock.

 

Stampin' Up! Hexagons Dynamic embossing folder, click shop online at www.PattyStamps.com and order 143231

 

We stamped these silly chickens with Archival Black ink on Stampin' UP! watercolor paper squares die cut with the Stitched Shape framelits, then colored them in with the new Stampin' Up! watercolor pencils.  Oh boy are they DIVINE!! I love them!!!  We blended the colors with an AquaPainter. You can also use Stampin' Up! Blender Pens.. those blend the color perfectly, too!

Each watercolor square is framed with a scalloped Real Red square die cut with the Layering Squares framelit dies.

All of these products may be purchased in my online store, by clicking any of the product photos at the bottom of this post.

 

Happy Birthday Hey, Chick card from Stampin' Up! Sale-a-Bration 2017.  Colored with Stampin' Up! watercolor pencils. Stitched Shape & Layering Square framelits.

 

I turned my card horizontal, (Billie made hers vertical) and I stamped Happy Birthday from the Birthday Bright stamp set (page 13, of the 2017 Occasions catalog) in Soft Suede ink.  I also added Red 3/8" Stitched Satin Ribbon to really make the bright colors of this card pop off the Sahara Sand background.

 

Happy Birthday Hey, Chick card from Stampin' Up! Sale-a-Bration 2017.  Colored with Stampin' Up! watercolor pencils. Stitched Shape & Layering Square framelits.

 

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Stampin' Up! Falling in Love Suite Anniversary Card Idea

 

February is approaching.. that means we think about love, Valentines, and sending love notes to dear ones!  Today I am sharing a card I made with an anniversary greeting, but you can change it up for Valentine's day or any occasion depending on the greeting you stamp!

The Falling In Love Suite from the 2017 Stampin' UP! Occasions catalog, pgs, 50-53 is just gorgeous!  The lovely elements are so perfect for creating PRETTY cards!! :)

 

Stampin' UP! Occasions catalog 2017 "Falling in Love" suite products - create an aniversary, wedding, love or Valentine card by changing the greeting! by Patty Bennett

 
The "secret" on this card is die cutting the So Detailed Thinlit with the Falling in Love paper... see below for more info!

The products I used from the Falling In Love Suite are:

  • Falling in Love Designer Paper, pg 51, #142788
  • Very Vanilla 1/4" Satin Ribbon, pg 51, #142794
  • Lace Doilies, pg 51, #142793
  • Falling in Love embellishments, pg 51, #142791
  • So Detailed Thinlit dies, pg 52, #142751
  • Falling for You stamp set, pg 51, #143106 (wood mount) or #143109 (clear mount)
  • So in Love stamp set, pg 52, #143112 (wood mount) or #143216 (clear mount)

All of these Stampin' Up! products can be purchased in my online store by clicking any of the product photos at the bottom of this blog post.


Stamping supplies for the Stampin' UP! Occasions catalog 2017 "Falling in Love" suite products - create an aniversary, wedding, love or Valentine card by changing the greeting! by Patty Bennett

 

The perfect embellishments for this card are the new Falling in Love embellishments (attached with glue dots) and the new Lace Doilies.  They are vanilla on one side and white on the other so they go a LONG way in your crafting projects... AND you can add color by sponging or spritzing them, so the possibilities are endless!

The secret to this card was to die cut the Falling in Love paper with the So Detailed thinlit die.  What a neat effect that gives this card!  Then I layered that piece onto the "lace" pattern from the same Falling in Love package of designer paper.  Don't you love the contrast? I think it's gorgeous!


Die Cut the So Detailed thinlit with a piece of Falling in Love designer paper from the Stampin' Up! 2017 Occasions catalog!  Beautiful results!

 

I made this card on both Blushing Bride and Pink Pirouette cardstock bases - both of them work well.

The vanilla embellishments keep the soft look and doilies are perfect for this card.

 

Stampin' UP! Occasions catalog 2017 "Falling in Love" suite products - create an aniversary, wedding, love or Valentine card by changing the greeting! by Patty Bennett

 

You may have noticed that I used the Stitched Shape oval framelit piece... GUESS WHAT.. it's BACK IN STOCK on 1/16/17!! yay!!! CLICK HERE to see more info about these great Stitched Shape framelits!

I stamped the images from the So In Love stamp set on the tags above, and from the Falling For You stamp set on the card below.

And then... I thought why not add a dragonfly to the card!  I had one die cut out of Gold Foil paper (from THIS card) and decided to add it to my birthday card version of the So Detailed thinlit card!  The birthday greeting in the card below is from the Best Birds stamp set.

 

Stampin' UP! Occasions catalog 2017 "Falling in Love" suite products - create an aniversary, wedding, love or Valentine card by changing the greeting!  Add a Detailed Dragonfly for a pop of gold shimmer! by Patty Bennett

 

Another perfect accent to the gold dragonfly is the gold metallic ribbon - a free selection from the 2017 Stampin' Up! Sale-a-Bration brochure!!  If you need more info on how the free items work, check out this blog post.

 

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Darling Sending Love Valentine Card Ideas

 

It feels like we just had Christmas (ok, we DID!) and can you believe Valentine's Day is only ONE MONTH away!?  Wow!

You still have time to order some fun new crafting supplies to make Valentine cards, goodie bags, tags or decorations!

 

Sending Love Suite Valentine card ideas from the Stampin Up! 2017 Occasions catalog featuring Sending Love paper stack, Sealed with Love stamp set and Love Notes framelits, by Patty Bennett

 

I created these 2 Valentine cards using the Sealed with Love bundle and the Jar of Love bundle from Stampin' UP!.  Bundles are always priced at a money-saving 10% discount, so don't miss that when shopping in my Stampin' UP! store!

The Sealed with Love bundle is new in the 2017 Occasions catalog, and you'll probably recognize the Jar bundle from the annual catalog.

 

Sending Love Suite Valentine card ideas from the Stampin Up! 2017 Occasions catalog featuring Sending Love paper stack, Sealed with Love stamp set and Love Notes framelits, and Jar of Love bundle by Patty Bennett

 

The Sending Love Designer Series Paper Stack from Stampin' Up! is found on page 15 of the 2017 Occasions catalog.  I know you will love this stack!!  The red and white patterns will take you through the whole year for your crafting projects, not just Valentine's!


Sending Love Suite Valentine card ideas from the Stampin Up! 2017 Occasions catalog featuring Sending Love paper stack, Sealed with Love stamp set and Love Notes framelits, and Jar of Love bundle by Patty Bennett

 

Above & Below:  For this top fold Real Red Valentine card, I cut a piece of Sending Love paper at 4" x 5-1/2" to cover almost all of the front of the card.  Then I used a strip about 3" x 6" to cut the heart border with the unique framelit die cut in the Love Notes Framelit set!  See below for more info on this die and how it cuts these 3-d hearts.

I stamped some Real Red hearts from the Every Occasion stamp set (pg 110 Annual Stampin' Up! catalog) inside the Jar stamped image, then die cut the jar, and added more hearts from the Sealed with Love Bundle (pg 14 Occasions catalog) on Stampin' Dimensionals.

The stamps on the tag are all from the Sealed with Love stamp set, and the dies are from the Love Notes framelits (also sold as a bundle).

 

Sending Love Suite Valentine card ideas from the Stampin Up! 2017 Occasions catalog featuring Sending Love paper stack, Sealed with Love stamp set and Love Notes framelits, and Jar of Love bundle by Patty Bennett

 

Below: This is how the fun heart border is die cut for these cards:

How to die cut the heart border from the Love Notes framelit set for a Valentine card border - Stampin Up! Occasions catalog supplies

 

Below: I noticed this adorable little heart border in the Everyday Jars framelit set while I had it out, so I thought I'd die cut some Real Red hearts to add to the jars of hearts.  :)

Die cut tiny hearts for confetti or embellishments, featuring Stampin' Up! Everyday Jars framelits

 

Valentine Card version #2:


Sending Love Suite Valentine card ideas from the Stampin Up! 2017 Occasions catalog featuring Sending Love paper stack, Sealed with Love stamp set and Love Notes framelits, and Jar of Love bundle by Patty Bennett

 Above and Below: for the 2nd card, I flipped the die cut and put it on the left side of the card, and did a polkadot theme with the Sending Love paper stack.  I love polkadots! 

The darling tiny envelope and "love note" are also from the Sealed with Love bundle!


Sending Love Suite Valentine card ideas from the Stampin Up! 2017 Occasions catalog featuring Sending Love paper stack, Sealed with Love stamp set and Love Notes framelits, and Jar of Love bundle by Patty Bennett

 

Below: a close up of the Sending Love paper stack for your reference:

142733 Stampin' Up! Sending Love designer series paper stack - click order online at www.PattyStamps.com

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Hot Air Balloon Lift Me Up Card

 

I love all of the layers in this Hot Air Balloon card, created with Stampin' Up! supplies and of course Stampin' Dimensionals for varying layers of different heights!

Sometimes you just need a "sending smiles" card for no reason at all... I bet you can think of someone who would love to receive a "just because" thinking of you card!!

 

Stampin' UP! Hot Air Ballloon card featuring Carried Away free Sale a Bration paper and the Lift Me Up bundle from the Occasions 2017 catalog, by Patty Bennett, www.PattyStamps.com

 

I created this fun card while stamping with my friend Lisa last month.  We used the FREE Sale a Bration "Carried Away" designer paper for the background of this card, as well as the fun Watermelon Wonder balloon strip at the bottom.  Gotta love FREE PAPER! :)

 We used these Stampin' UP! supplies:

  • Lift Me Up Bundle (2017 Occasions catalog pg 10), #144711 (wood mount) or #144712 (clear mount)
  • Carried Away Paper (2017 Sale a Bration catalog, pg 7), #143608 FREE with your $50 Stampin' Up! purchase Jan. 4 - March 31, 2017
  • Stylish Stems framelits for the tag (2017 Occasions catalog pg 42) #142750
  • Cardstock: Night of Navy, Whisper White
  • Ink: Night of Navy, Watermelon Wonder

 

Stampin' UP! Hot Air Ballloon card featuring Carried Away free Sale a Bration paper and the Lift Me Up bundle from the Occasions 2017 catalog, by Patty Bennett, www.PattyStamps.com

 

The hot air balloon on the left was die cut with Night of Navy cardstock and the Up & Away thinlit dies (pg 10 of the 2017 Occasions catalog) and applied with Fine Tip Glue to the card.  The balloon on the right was stamped with Watermelon Wonder ink on Whisper White cardstock and die cut with the same thinlit die set.  You'll find the cloud die cut also in the same package! 

The fun shape for the Sending Smiles across the miles stamp is in the Stylish Stems framelit package, pg 42 of the Occasions catalog.  It's great to die cut a bunch of these at once and have them handy for stamping greetings!

 

Stampin' UP! Hot Air Ballloon card featuring Carried Away free Sale a Bration paper and the Lift Me Up bundle from the Occasions 2017 catalog, by Patty Bennett, www.PattyStamps.com

 

The clouds and stamped balloon are raised on Stampin' Dimensionals which give this card great depth!

 

Below is a closer look at the FREE Sale a Bration Up & Away paper, or SEE IT HERE in my product review video.

Stampin' UP! Hot Air Ballloon paper: Carried Away free Sale a Bration paper

 

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So Detailed Thinlit Die Stampin' Up! Note Cards

 

I had a 12x12 sheet of Irresistibly Floral designer series paper all colored (from this post) and I decided to cut it up and use it to make some Stampin' Up! Thank You Note Cards and birthday cards featuring the So Detailed Thinlit die cuts!

 

Stampin' Up! Note Card Ideas featuring So Detailed Thinlits and Irresistibly Floral paper by Patty Bennett, www.pattystamps.com

 

The Stampin' Up! Note Card pack is just perfect for any smaller size note you want to create and send.  Find them in Whisper White and Crumb Cake on page 176 in our 2016/2017 Annual catalog, or in my product showcase at the bottom of this post.

To embellish the cards, I used So Saffron pieces of cardstock die cut with the So Detailed Thinlit die, as shown below.  Find the So Detailed thinlit dies on page 52 in the new 2017 Occasions catalog!  If you love the stamp set that goes with it, save 10% when you order the BUNDLE #144738 (wood) and #144739 (clear mount).

 

So Detailed thinlit die cuts from Stampin' Up!. click shop online at www.PattyStamps.com, order #142751

 

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Stampin Up! Note Card supplies: Irresistibly Floral paper colored with sponges, So Detailed Thinlits and new Lace Doiles.

 

On 3 of these cards I flipped the "tabs" of the die cut piece to the back of the Irresistibly Floral paper panel.  I added the Stitched Shape framelit circle die cut in Very Vanilla on top, after stamping it. 

 

  Stampin' Up! Note Card Ideas featuring So Detailed Thinlits and Irresistibly Floral paper by Patty Bennett, www.pattystamps.com

For the horizontal note card version below, I just added the entire piece of the So Detailed Die cut on top of the Irresistibly Floral panel, but I made the ends "pretty" with the Best Badge Punch.


Stampin' Up! Note Card Ideas featuring So Detailed Thinlits and Irresistibly Floral paper by Patty Bennett, www.pattystamps.com

ABOVE & BELOW:  create a scalloped end on the So Detailed die cut with the Best Badge Punch (Stampin' Up! #140633)

Stampin' Tip: use the Best Badge punch from Stampin' Up! to punch a sweet scalloped edge. I did it here on the So Detailed thinlit dies.


Stampin' Up! Note Card Ideas featuring So Detailed Thinlits and Irresistibly Floral paper by Patty Bennett, www.pattystamps.com

ABOVE & BELOW:  I added a new Lace Doily to these cards, below the So Detailed die cut.  These are NEW in the 2017 Occasions catalog, page 51, and probably my favorite new accessory in this catalog!!  White on one side, vanilla on the other.. double whammy! :)


Stampin' Up! Note Card Ideas featuring So Detailed Thinlits and Irresistibly Floral paper by Patty Bennett, www.pattystamps.com

Stampin' UP! Color Combos that work well to achieve the background paper above:
Calypso Coral, Watermelon Wonder, Daffodil Delight, Crushed Curry.  You can combine any of those colors and achieve this look, or, of course, go with any other color combo you love!

Stampin' Up! Irresistibly Floral paper #141644. click shop online at www.pattystamps.com

Colored Irresistibly Floral paper combined with Stampin' Up! So Detailed thinlit dies.  Note Card by Patty Bennett

 

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Have you ever bowled a 300 game?

 

It's a BIG Deal.. I mean a REALLY BIG DEAL!  Bowling a perfect 300 game, is a REALLY big deal!

If you are a bowler or you know one, you know that a perfect 300 score is very rare.  I've spent many hours in the bowling alley over the last 30+ years and have never seen a 300 game in person, but my husband's boss bowled a perfect game in December, and I just HAD to make him this congrats card!!!  He texted us the moment he was done with his game and we texted right back.. amazed and SO happy for Justen!  Then I made this card and sent it in to the office for Justen.  I think he liked it :)

 

300 Bowling Game Congrats card featuring Stampin UP! Large Letters and Numbers framelit dies by Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com
 

Since this was a very special occasion, I made the card base out of Copper Foil sheets!  Not something I'd normally do but it was worth it for this celebratory card!

I die cut the Mr. 300 using the Stampin' Up! Large Numbers and Letters framelits and Copper Foil Paper and Pumpkin Pie Glimmer paper.

I also die cut the congrats using Real Red cardstock and the Sunshine Wishes thinlits and my Big Shot.

I added them all to the card with Stampin' Dimensionals so it would stand up and make a statement!

 

300 Bowling Game Congrats card featuring Stampin UP! Marquee Messages stamp set, T-Shirt Builder framelit dies, and Custom Tee stamp set by Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

 

For the inside of the card, I stamped the image from Marquee Messages in Archival Black ink and then colored it in using my Stampin' Up! Stampin' Write markers.  I stamped YOU ARE in Bermuda Bay ink and AWESOME in Real Red.

 

Coloring fun with Marquee Messages stamp set and Stampin' UP! Stampin' Write markers

 

I googled bowling shirts for design ideas and "copied" a very traditional looking bowling shirt design and created it with my new T-shirt builder framelits and the matching Custom Tee stamp set - both found on page 30 in the 2017 Occasions catalog.  Save 10% when you buy them together as a bundle!

 

Stampin' Up! Occasions catalog 2017 Custom Tee Shirt stamp set and framelit bundle.  Order #144724 at www.pattystamps.com

 

Below: the buttons, collar and stripes are all stamps in the Custom Tee stamp set.  I die cut the shirt in Whisper White, Basic Black and Crumb Cake and then just "pieced" them together in layers.

 

300 Bowling Game Congrats card featuring Stampin UP! Marquee Messages stamp set, T-Shirt Builder framelit dies, and Custom Tee stamp set by Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

 

300 Game Text from Justen, Patty and Eric's reaction!
 

Congrats again, Mr. 300!! :)

 

 

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Falling Petals Love Card Valentine Idea

 

This LOVE card can be created for Valentine's Day, for an anniversary, a wedding or just for someone special! 

I used the Falling Petals embossing folder for the background of this sweet card, and got my inspiration from page 50 of the 2017 Stampin' Up! Occasions catalog.

 

Falling Petals embossing folder "Love" card featuring Stampin' Up! Occasions catalog supplies, by Patty Bennett, www.PattyStamps.com

 

You can use this embossing folder background to look like falling petals, or like hearts rising from the bottom of the card.  I elected to use it to look like hearts!

I embossed 4" x 5-1/4" panels of Soft Sky and Pool Party with the Falling Petals embossing folder and then mixed and matched and used Fast Fuse to adhere them to Soft Sky and Pool Party top folding cards.  I liked the various monochromatic blue tones achieved by combining these 2 colors.

 

Falling Petals embossing folder "Love" / Valentine card idea featuring Stampin' Up! Occasions catalog supplies, by Patty Bennett, www.PattyStamps.com

 

For the focal point on this card I combined several Stampin' Up! products.  I layered these on top of the embossed piece:

  • a "flag" using the Sending Love Glassine sheets, pg 14, #142734 (end punched with Triple Banner punch)
  • on top of the flag: Lace Doily, pg 51, #142793
  • on top of the doily: die cut leaves with Crumb Cake cardstock & May Flowers framelits, pg 194 #140276
  • on top of the leaves: die cut heart with Soft Suede cardstock & Sunshine Wishes thinlits, pg 194, #141489
  • on top of the heart: "flag" using Very Vanilla cardstock, end punched with Triple Banner punch
  • on top of the flag: "love" die cut with Crumb Cake cardstock and Sunshine Wishes thinlits, pg 194, #141489
  • embellishments: as shown below, I used both the Falling in Love embellishments, pg 51 #142791, and the Sending Love embellishments, pg 15, #142735

 Multipurpose glue #110755 was the best adhesive for most of these layers.


Falling Petals embossing folder "Love" card featuring Stampin' Up! Occasions catalog supplies, by Patty Bennett, www.PattyStamps.com

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Supplies used for Falling Petals embossing folder "Love" card featuring Stampin' Up! Occasions catalog supplies, by Patty Bennett, www.PattyStamps.com

 

I am going to try this card in Red and White so that it looks a little more "Valentiney" (is that a word?). 

What color combo would you use?


Falling Petals embossing folder "Love" / Valentine card ideas featuring Stampin' Up! Occasions catalog supplies, by Patty Bennett, www.PattyStamps.com

 

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Dragonfly Dreams and Detailed Dragonfly, #1 on the list

 

I recently polled my Luv 2 Stamp Group of demonstrators to ask what they thought would be the #1 seller in the new 2017 Stampin' Up! Occasions catalog, and the majority said Dragonfly Dreams / Detailed Dragonfly thinlits would be the #1 seller!  What do you think? Is it tops on YOUR Wish List?

 

Detailed Dragonfly thinlits and Dragonfly Dreams stamp set from Stampin' Up! - Occasions catalog 2017.  Top-fold card featuring Cupcakes & Carousels paper and embellishment kit by Patty Bennett, www.PattyStamps.com

 

I paired the Dragonfly bundle (see it HERE) or on page 26 in the Occasions catalog, with some products from page 9.  I used the Cupcakes & Carousels paper for a background as well as the accent strip, and then I used several items from the Cupcakes & Carousels Embellishment kit to finish the card!

 

Cupcakes & Carousels Embellishment kit and designer paper stack from Stampin' Up! creates a great background for my Detailed Dragonfly card!

 

Isn't this a neat embellishment kit? I used the labels, the ribbon, and the sequins from the kit on this card! 

Cupcakes & Carousels Embellishment kit HERE or on pg 0 in the 2017 Occasions catalog.

I stamped Hello Friend in Calypso Coral ink on the label using the Everyday Tags stamp set, pg 41.

As you can see, I've layered the dragonfly with a die cut vellum dragonfly.  I used Multipurpose glue on the body to adhere the 2 layers together.


Detailed Dragonfly thinlits and Dragonfly Dreams stamp set from Stampin' Up! - Occasions catalog 2017.  Top-fold card featuring Cupcakes & Carousels paper and embellishment kit by Patty Bennett, www.PattyStamps.com

 

 My inspiration came from the card on page 26 in the Occasions catalog.

It's difficult to see in the photos but I used Clear Wink of Stella on the colored die cut butterfly for a little shimmer!


Detailed Dragonfly thinlits and Dragonfly Dreams stamp set from Stampin' Up! - Occasions catalog 2017.  Top-fold card featuring Cupcakes & Carousels paper and embellishment kit by Patty Bennett, www.PattyStamps.com

 

All supplies to create this card may be purchased in my online store.  Click Here, or, click ANY of the product photos at the bottom of this blog post.  Thank you!

 

Detailed Dragonfly / Dragonfly Dreams bundle from Stampin' Up!. Click shop online at pattystamps.com order #144728


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I used my Memento Black ink pad to stamp the dragonfly onto one of the printed patterns in the Cupcakes and Carousels paper stack, then the matching die cut to easily cut them all out.

After die cutting I decided I needed them to have a little bit of the Calypso Coral color from the ribbon, so I sponged some Calypso Coral ink onto the dragonfly before adhering the vellum die cut.

 
Detailed dragonfly dreams card stampin up pattystamps cupcakes carousels kit paper

 

Below is a close up of the Cupcakes & Carousels paper stack I used.  Find it HERE online or on pg 9 of the 2017 Occasions catalog.  Need a catalog? Let me know!

  142744 Cupcakes & Carousels designer series paper stack from Stampin' Up!.  Occasions 2017 catalog, pg 9

 

 

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Below: I made this card in 2 sizes... 4"x4" and 4-1/4"x5-1/2". 

Bermuda Bay Cardstock: 4"x8", folded in 1/2, and 4-1/4"x11" folded in 1/2

Swirly Cupcakes & Carousels paper: 3-3/4" square, or 4"x5-1/4"

Diamond argyle pattern strip: 4" x 1-1/4"

Detailed Dragonfly thinlits and Dragonfly Dreams stamp set from Stampin' Up! - Occasions catalog 2017.  Top-fold card featuring Cupcakes & Carousels paper and embellishment kit by Patty Bennett, www.PattyStamps.com

 

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Big on Birthdays Stampin' UP! Card Set

 

Stampin' Up! is Big on Birthdays!  Why?  Because we all have one, and we should all be sending birthday cards to our family and friends!  In this day and age of "click and like" (that's what I call it) on Facebook, we need to remember that a hand-stamped card in the mail means the world to so many people!  I vow to be better at it this year!

 

Stampin' UP! Big on Birthdays cards featuring Inside the Lines designer Sale a Bration paper and an In Color palette, by Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

 

 Today I am excited to share a set of birthday card ideas with you, featuring the Big on Birthdays stamp set.

You can find this lovely bold birthday stamp set on page 6 in the 2017 Stampin' Up! Occasions catalog.  I paired it with the fun "Inside the Lines" designer paper, which is one of your choices of a FREE gift with your $50 purchase during Sale a Bration.

I have used several of the Stampin' Up! In Colors on these projects (those are the limited-time colors .. see them HERE).  I used Watermelon Wonder, Peekaboo Peach, Flirty Flamingo, Cucumber Crush and Emerald Envy from the In Color palette.

 

Stampin' UP! Big on Birthdays card featuring Inside the Lines designer Sale a Bration paper and an In Color palette, by Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

 

ABOVE: although the paper is Whisper White, I used a piece of the 1/4" Very Vanilla satin ribbon on this card.. it is a nice soft contrast to the bold colors.

I created both side-fold cards and top-fold cards, both with 4-1/4" x 11" cardstock, folded in 1/2.

I stamped the images in Archival Black ink on a 4" x 4-1/4" piece of Thick Whisper White cardstock, and mounted that to the folded card, then added a strip of the Inside the Lines paper and a coordinating ribbon to each one.

Watch my VIDEO about these cards and Inside the Lines paper HERE!


Stampin' UP! Big on Birthdays card featuring Inside the Lines designer Sale a Bration paper and an In Color palette, by Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

 

The card above also features a piece of the white and silver 3/8" metallic ribbon from Sale a Bration.  See it on page 11 in the Sale a Bration 2017 brochure or HERE in my video review.

Each card features a strip of the paper called Inside the Lines.  It's a FREE selection during Sale a Bration 2017.  It's all black and white and you color it in.. or, as you can see at the bottom of this post, you can also leave it black and white.  What's your preference?

 

Stampin Up! Sale a Bration Inside the Lines paper to color with markers, pencils, sponges, spritzers, etc.  FREE during Sale-a-Bration 2017


Stampin' UP! Big on Birthdays card featuring Inside the Lines designer Sale a Bration paper and an In Color palette, by Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

 

ABOVE: I left the Inside the Lines paper uncolored on this one.. I just let the Flirty Flamingo cardstock and ribbon do the talking .. I also colored the flowers on the stamped image with Flirty Flamingo and Emerald Envy markers.


Stampin' UP! Big on Birthdays card featuring Inside the Lines designer Sale a Bration paper and an In Color palette, by Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

 

 ABOVE: it may be hard to see in the photo but I also added In Color Enamel dots to some of the flower centers.

 

Stampin' UP! Big on Birthdays cards featuring Inside the Lines designer Sale a Bration paper and an In Color palette, by Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

 

ABOVE:  on this set of cards I left the "Inside the Lines" paper and stamped images uncolored.  Just thought I'd see how I liked it.. but, since I like them colored... :)  I had to color them in!

 

Stampin' UP! Big on Birthdays card featuring Inside the Lines designer Sale a Bration paper and an In Color palette, by Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

 

You have lots of options when coloring this amazing "Inside the Lines" designer paper from Sale a Bration.  I used Stampin' Write markers, the new Stampin' UP! Watercolor Pencils and my Blender Pens.   You can also use AquaPainters, spritzers, sponges, or your favorite coloring medium.

 

Stampin' UP! Big on Birthdays cards featuring Inside the Lines designer Sale a Bration paper colored with watercolor pencils and Stampin' Write markders by Patty Bennett www.PattyStamps.com

 

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