Stampin’ Blends

Hello Stamping Friends,

Jim & I have been having a getaway and we’ve enjoyed it so much.  Jim taught a class in Los Angeles and then we’ve been vacationing.

We spent one day touring the USS Midway—what a fabulous thing to do.  I loved it and Jim loved it even more as he was checking all of the mechanical systems out.  I even got to do a little gambling in Primm, Nevada, on our way to visit some of Utah’s National Parks.

We had visited these parks before, but we knew we wanted to see them again.  We visited Zion, Bryce, and Capitol Reef.  If you haven’t seen them, I highly recommend that you work them into your vacation plans sometime.  We think Utah is a little-known gem.

And now, we’re just taking it easy for a couple of days and then we'll be in Salt Lake City for Stampin’ Up!’s On Stage (we used to call it convention).  I can’t wait.  Every event that Stampin’ Up! presents is always SO much fun and we learn so much.

While Jim was teaching one day, I decided it was time to break out my new Blends that just became available for purchase on November 1.  They are absolutely wonderful.  I’ll show you what I colored a little later in this post.  Anyway, they are so smooth.  I started out by coloring one leaf with the light shade and then another close leaf in the dark shade.  After I finished that, I started blending.  

Here’s what I colored:


For the blending, I put down the light color of the duo, added highlights with the dark color, and then I used the light one to blend.  It was so easy and I love the look.  One of the next things I want to do is make the cards that are in the kit that’s available for purchase.

The 12 x 12 designer paper that I used is called Just Add Color.  I had so much fun coloring it and now I can cut it up and layer it on to cards.  Love it!  I think it will be so fun to see what colors I’ve used in each cut piece and then decide what color card stock I want to use for the card.

The Blends are available individually or as a set.  There’s a kit that you can purchase with the Blends as well as a stamp set.  You should use the Memento pad when using the Blends.  Each Blend is $4.50. Each Combo Pack is $9 and includes both the light & dark shades. Here’s what’s available:

Bermuda Bay Light, 144580

Bermuda Bay Dark, 144579

Combo Pack, 144600


Calypso Coral Light, 144042

Calypso Coral Dark, 144044

Combo Pack, 144045


Cherry Cobbler Light, 144576

Cherry Cobbler Dark, 144575

Combo Pack, 144598


Crumb Cake Light, 144582

Crumb Cake Dark, 144581

Combo Pack, 144601


Daffodil Delight Light, 144586

Daffodil Delight Dark, 144585

Combo Pack, 144603


Night of Navy Light, 144036

Night of Navy Dark, 144039

Combo Pack, 144040


Old Olive Light, 144574

Old Olive Dark, 144573

Combo Pack, 144597


Pink Pirouette Light, 144593

Pink Pirouette Dark, 144592

Combo Pack, 144604


Pool Party Light, 144595

Pool Party Dark, 144594

Combo Pack, 144605


Pumpkin Pie Light, 144578

Pumpkin Pie Dark,144577

Combo Pack, 144599


Rich Razzleberry Light, 144584

Rich Razzleberry Dark, 144583

Combo Pack, 144602


Smoky Slate Light, 145054

Smoky Slate Dark, 145055

Combo Pack, 145058


There are three other Blends products available for $4.50 each, no combo pack numbers available:

Ivory, 144606

Bronze, 144607

Color Lifter, 144608


The entire collection plus the Color Lifter, 147475, $121.50.


There’s also a project kit and stamp set available:

Color Me Happy Project Kit, which makes 16 cards, 144609, $25.  Available only while supplies last.

Color Me Happy Stamp set, wood, 144062, $27.

Color Me Happy Stamp set, clear-mount, 144069, $19.

Color Me Happy Bundle, (stamp set & project kit), wood, 148033, $46.75.

Color Me Happy Bundle, (stamp set & project kit), clear-mount, $39.50.

The bundles give you a 10% discount.


Other supplies that you may need:


Whisper White Thick card stock, 140272, $7.

Tuxedo Black Memento stamp pad, 132708, $6.

Fine Tip Glue Pen, 138309, $7.

Stampin’ Dimensionals, 104430, $4. 


Just Add Color Specialty Designer paper, 144180, $13.


The brochure says that these Blends are used in completing the project kit.  I hope to work on it tomorrow and I’ll let you know.  The kit has beautiful supplies: the envelopes have gold trim, there are tassels and other embellishments included.  I can’t wait to play with it.  Night of Navy, Pink Pirouette, Pool Party, Pumpkin Pie, Rich Razzleberry.  Other coordinating colors include Basic Black and Gold Foil.

To see all of these products, go to , click on “Shop Now”, and you’ll see a big picture of the Blends.  Click on the “Shop Now” and you’ll see everything. 

If you place an online order, please use host code  KH9D7MYB.  If your order is $150 or more, please don’t use the host code as you can claim the host rewards for yourself.

If your order is $50 or more, please let me know what color stamp pad that you’d like for me to send you FREE of charge.  If your order is $75 or more, I’ll send you a package of whisper white envelopes FREE of charge.  If your order is $150 or over, I’ll send you both of these gifts.  (Now, I have to admit that I probably already owe some of you a gift for your orders and I don’t know who.  I’m so sorry.  I’ll try to keep track of these.  If I owe you something, please let me know and I’ll send it to you.)

Enjoy checking out these wonderful Blends.  They are really great!

Please let me know if you have any questions.  You may email me at or text or call 303-888-1862.

Many hugs to each of you, Pat







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