S N E A K P E E K 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...

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"Patty's Stamping Spot" - 5 new articles

  1. Painted Autumn Sunflower Note Pad Holder Sneak Peek
  2. Glossy Background Daisy Card
  3. New Items Added to the Clearance Rack!
  4. Coffee Cafe Hello Friend Card Idea
  5. Simple Lovely Words Hugs Card

Painted Autumn Sunflower Note Pad Holder Sneak Peek

 S N E A K   P E E K

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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 Reminder: Painted Harvest bundle and Painted Autumn paper available in the Holiday catalog, Sept,. 1, 2017

 

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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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New Items Added to the Clearance Rack!

 

Save on dozens of Stampin' Up! items just added to the Clearance Rack!!!

 

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 Save on rubber stamps, paper, punches, ribbon, accessories and more for your crafting, card and DIY projects!

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Coffee Cafe Hello Friend Card Idea

 

Today I'm sharing some cards I mailed to my Luv 2 Stamp Group members in recognition of their sales in June.  I really enjoyed using all the different coffee patterns from the Coffee Break designer series paper pack on pg 188 of the 2017 Stampin' UP! catalog!!  I also used the Coffee Cafe stamp set and Coffee Cups framelits (sold at a 10% discount in a bundle!)

 

Coffee Cafe cards featuring coffee cup die cut from Stampin' UP!.  Hello Friend cards created by Patty Bennett for the Luv 2 Stamp Group.

My cards are embellished with layering oval scallops, stitched shape ovals, corrugated hearts, linen thread and a stamped greeting.

Check out how fun it is to use all the different patterns in the Coffee Break designer series paper pack, and "mix and match"
 them on your cards!!

Organized supplies for Coffee Cafe cards featuring coffee cup die cut from Stampin' UP!.  Hello Friend cards created by Patty Bennett for the Luv 2 Stamp Group.

 

Above:  I found this great organizer at the Container Store and it came in so useful when I was die cutting several of each shape for these cards.  Otherwise I tend to just have a billion piles of die cut images all over my desk, they get mixed up, they co-mingle, etc., and this was SO much more useful!!  I think it's meant to put in a drawer and organize desk supplies.. but I found it helpful to separate each component of my card!

 

Hello Friend greetings for Coffee Cafe cards featuring coffee cup die cut from Stampin' UP!.  Created by Patty Bennett for the Luv 2 Stamp Group.

 

I stamped all of the greetings on the Soft Sky blue herringbone print shown above. I stamped them in Early Espresso ink and used the Hello Friend stamp set (pg 17).   I really liked the combination of the 2 fonts!

 

Stamping Tip: sponge the side and bottom of the Coffee Cafe cup for more dimension! Stampin' Up! Supplies available online: click shop online at www.PattyStamps.com

Above: I've shared this tip before, but it's worth repeating.. sponge some Soft Suede ink onto the side and bottom of the stamped coffee cup and then die cut.. it really gives a good dimensional feeling to the cups!

 

Coffee Cafe cards featuring coffee cup die cut from Stampin' UP!.  Hello Friend cards created by Patty Bennett for the Luv 2 Stamp Group.

 

Above: some of the supplies I was using for these coffee cup cards... I tied Linen Thread around the cups and added the corrugated hearts with a Stampin' Dimensional.  By the way.. the linen thread does not come on vintage thread spools.. I like to reroll it onto my old vintage spools... see the story HERE.

 

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Above and Below: I am so happy that Stampin' Up! offers the 10% discount opportunity on the bundles.  This Coffee Cafe bundle features the stamp set and framelit dies.  You can find it on page 30 and 31 in the 2017-2018 Stampin' Up! catalog, and find the entire Coffee Break Suite of products HERE in my online Stampin' UP! store.

 

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Coffee Cafe cards featuring coffee cup die cut from Stampin' UP!.  Hello Friend cards created by Patty Bennett for the Luv 2 Stamp Group.

Above & Below:

  • Base card: Crumb Cake cardstock, 4-1/4" x 9", scored at 5-1/2"
  • Layered scalloped oval: Pool Party cardstock
  • Stitched shape oval: Whisper White carstock
  • Coffee Cup: stamped with Early Espresso ink on Very Vanilla cardstock, sponged with Soft Suede ink per instructions above
  • greeting stamped per instructions above
  • Corrugated Elements heart added with Stampin' Dimensional
  • Coffee Break patterned paper pieces:  4"x4", 4" x 1", and 4" x 1-1/2"

All supplies available in my online store, links at the bottom of this blog post, or click here to shop.

Coffee Cafe cards featuring coffee cup die cut from Stampin' UP!.  Hello Friend cards created by Patty Bennett for the Luv 2 Stamp Group.

I switched the hello friend greeting on some of the cards.. for the one above I used stamps from Thoughtful Banners and Coffee Cafe.

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Simple Lovely Words Hugs Card

 

Hugs!!! Time for a quick and simple card featuring the Stampin' Up! Lovely Words thinlit "hugs" die, Tranquil Tide (new In Color) and a sweet floral pattern from the Pick a Pattern designer paper package!

 

Lovely Words HUGS card featuring Stampin' Up! Pick a Pattern floral paper and Tranquil Tide mini bow.  Add glitz with a Clear Wink of Stella pen. by Patty Bennett

 

I probably would not have thought about combining Tranquil Tide and Flirty Flamingo, but since Stampin' Up! did it in the Pick a Pattern paper, I went with that combo and really love how it turned out!

My base card is a 4-1/4" square Tranquil Tide cardstock card, and the 4" square floral piece is from the Pick a Pattern paper pack.

 

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The Lovely Words "hugs" Flirty Flamingo thinlit die pulls the color together on this card.

Lovely Words thinlit dies, available on page 214 in the 2017 Annual Stampin' Up! catalog or HERE in my online store anytime!

1 youtubeTo see these dies in action, please WATCH THIS VIDEO. My video tutorial will show you 3 ways to use these fun Lovely Words thinlit dies to make fun and creative, simple cards.

 

 

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Pick a Pattern Designer Paper, available on page 188 in the 2017 Annual Stampin' Up! catalog or HERE in my online store anytime!

 

I have 3 tips to share with you when creating this card!!

 

Lovely Words HUGS card featuring Stampin' Up! Pick a Pattern floral paper and Tranquil Tide mini bow.  Add glitz with a Clear Wink of Stella pen. by Patty Bennett

Above, I found it helpful to add the 4"x4" piece of designer paper to my folded Tranquil Tide card, then add the Lace Doily, then wrap the Tranquil Tide ribbon around the card front with the seam in the front.  It will get covered, so don't worry.  Then add the Stitched Shape circle framelit and then the "hugs" die.

 

Lovely Words HUGS card featuring Stampin' Up! Pick a Pattern floral paper and Tranquil Tide mini bow.  Add glitz with a Clear Wink of Stella pen. by Patty Bennett

Above:  I added Clear Wink of Stella to the "HUGS" die cut and it added just the right touch of sparkle!

 

Lovely Words HUGS card featuring Stampin' Up! Pick a Pattern floral paper and Tranquil Tide mini bow.  Add glitz with a Clear Wink of Stella pen. by Patty Bennett

Above:  Don't forget to decorate the inside of your card.  Especially when you have a dark card like this Tranquil Tide card, add a piece of Whisper White (or any light color) and stamp it for added interest.   The flowers are stamped in Flirty Flamingo and are found in the Wood Words stamp set. 

Did you see that totally adorable little Tranquil Tide bow!?

Well, might be hard to see in the photo... but guess what.. I added Wink of Stella to it, too!!!  You can find them in all the new Stampin' Up! colors on pae 197 in the 2017 Stampin' Up! catalog.

 

Supplies for Lovely Words HUGS card featuring Stampin' Up! Pick a Pattern floral paper and Tranquil Tide mini bow.  Add glitz with a Clear Wink of Stella pen. by Patty Bennett

 

You can find all of these supplies in my online store here, or click on any of the product photos at the bottom of this blog post to easily see more info or shop for any of these items! 

 

Lovely Words HUGS card featuring Stampin' Up! Pick a Pattern floral paper and Tranquil Tide mini bow.  Add glitz with a Clear Wink of Stella pen. by Patty Bennett

 

I hope you enjoyed this fun card idea!!  I appreciate your order in my online Stampin' Up! store if you would like to purchase supplies to make some of these cards.

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