2020 Sale-A-Bration Feed

Double Your Fun!

Double your fun when you make a Double Easel Fun Fold Card. Watch my demonstration in the video below complete with cutting, scoring, and assembly directions. My two Double Easel Cards feature the Lovely Lily Pad Stamp Set, Lily Pad Dies, and Lily Impressions Designer Series Paper all of which you can get free with qualifying purchases now through March 31st. I also used the So Sentimental Stamp Set and Stitched So Sweetly Dies from our Mini Catalog. This bundle is so versatile with its many sentiments and many dies. I think it's a must have because of its many sentiments covering lots of different occasions and reasons for sending cards as well as dies that can be used with many of your other stamp sets too.

I hope you enjoy viewing this demonstration of my Double Easel Fun Fold Card and are inspired to make a few of your own. Like I said they are double the fun! 

Lovely Lily Pad Stamp Set, Lily Pad Dies, Lily Impressions Designer Series Paper, So Sentimental Stamp Set, and Stitched So Sweetly Dies by Stampin' Up!

I stamped the waterlilies and lily pads in Tuxedo Black Momento Ink directly on the back sides of some of the lily Impressions Designer Series Paper before die cutting them. I think it was quite effective with this DSP.
Lovely Lily Pad Stamp Set, Lily Pad Dies, Lily Impressions Designer Series Paper, So Sentimental Stamp Set, and Stitched So Sweetly Dies by Stampin' Up!

The detail in the Lily Impressions Designer Series Paper is incredible. You can see brush strokes on canvas. How truly artistic!

Lovely Lily Pad Stamp Set, Lily Pad Dies, Lily Impressions Designer Series Paper, So Sentimental Stamp Set, and Stitched So Sweetly Dies by Stampin' Up!

Here is a side view of the Double Easel Card for you to get a better look at how it stands.

Lovely Lily Pad Stamp Set, Lily Pad Dies, Lily Impressions Designer Series Paper, So Sentimental Stamp Set, and Stitched So Sweetly Dies by Stampin' Up!

I chose a different paper for this 2nd Double Easel Card and switched out the Pretty Peacock card stock for the brighter Bermuda Bay card stock.

Lovely Lily Pad Stamp Set, Lily Pad Dies, Lily Impressions Designer Series Paper, and So Sentimental Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

I love all the sentiments in the So Sentimental Stamp Set, but "sending healing hugs" is definitely one of my favorites and one I'll use often. There are so many people in need of healing for so many different burdens - illness, injury, loss of loved ones, depression and anxiety, loss of jobs, divorce. I think a card like this would definitely bring a smile to those who need those healing hugs most.

Lovely Lily Pad Stamp Set, Lily Pad Dies, Lily Impressions Designer Series Paper, and So Sentimental Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

If you'd like to see some more Lily Pad projects, visit my January 13, 2020, blog post. It contains a video demonstration of some quick and easy cards plus a greeting card folder which is perfect for giving your handmade cards as gift.

Lovely Lily Pad Stamp Set, Lily Pad Dies, and Lily Impressions Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!
Lovely Lily Pad Stamp Set, Lily Pad Dies, and Lily Impressions Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

Lovely Lily Pad Stamp Set, Lily Pad Dies, and Lily Impressions Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

Thanks for visiting my Stampin' Peace Blog. Happy stamping and creating.


Customize Your DSP with Color

The Golden Honey Specialty Designer Series Paper has been a VERY popular choice for a Sale-A-Bration freebie with a $50 purchase. (BTW, it is back in stock.) I have 2 ways you can customize this paper with color making it very versatile. Choose a paper, choose a color, and choose a method of coloring, and you are set to customize your DSP with your favorite color. 

Here are two examples of customizing this already beautiful Designer Series Paper with the bright and cheery Melon Mambo color. I colored the stripes using a Sponge Dauber and Melon Mambo Ink Pad. The little flowers were colored with a Blender Pen and Melon Mambo Ink Pad.

Honey Bee Stamp Set, Golden Honey Specialty Designer Series Paper, and Melon Mambo Ink

In the following three cards I used Golden Honey Specialty DSP that I customized with Highland Heather Color. I love the black and purple together. I colored the stripes with a Sponge Dauber and Highland Heather Ink Pad. Start out light with your color, and add more ink until you get your desired tone of Highland Heather or other color of your choice. I colored the flowers with a Blender Pen and Highland Heather Ink Pad. You could also use a Highland Heather Stampin' Write Marker. 

Honey Bee Stamp Set, Golden Honey Specialty Designer Series Paper, and Highland Heather Ink

Honey Bee Stamp Set, Golden Honey Specialty Designer Series Paper, and Highland Heather Ink

Honey Bee Stamp Set, Golden Honey Specialty Designer Series Paper, and Highland Heather Ink

 

Be sure to watch this Facebook Live Replay for a demonstration of coloring using Blender Pens and Sponge Daubers with our Classic Stampin' Pads.



I LOVE Stampin' Up! Blender Pens! What's so great about them, you ask? Let me tell you. Blender Pens the ease of markers with the ability to blend tones and colors. These dual-tipped pens are filled with a specialized solution to blend colors easily. They are acid free as well so safe to use in your scrapbooks and memory books. Blender Pens (#102845) come in a pack of 3 and are quite affordable at $12.00/pack. AND, if you don't have Stampin' Write Markers in a particular color, you can use Blender Pens and Ink Pads instead - a very cost effect option until you are ready to purchase a set of Stampin' Write Markers. Blender Pens can be cleaned by stroking the tips across scrap paper so you don't need a different pen for each color. 

Blender Pens by Stampin' Up!

And finally, when coloring with Stampin' Up! Watercolor Pencils, I can soften the lines of the pencil strokes by going over them lightly with a clean Blender Pen. See the difference in the examples below from the Lots of Happy Card Kit.

 

 

Blender Pens
$12.00
Paper Snips
$10.00
1-3/8 Inch Square Punch
1-3/8 Inch Square Punch
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$16.95

 

Thanks for visiting my Stampin' Peace Blog! Add some color to your life today with stamping, coloring, and creating!


I'm Pleased As Punch!

That's right. I'm "Pleased As Punch" to offer you a Free Project Sheet in this post. This tutorial gives you instructions for a cute card to let someone know they are loved and thought of. Stampin' Up! products featured include the Under the Umbrella Stamp Set with Umbrella Builder Punch and the new Please As Punch Coordination Paper. The Pleased As Punch Designer Series Paper is incredible with its spring theme, bright colors, and cheerful images. AND BEST OF ALL...the Pleased As Punch DSP coordinates with the Small Bloom Punch, Heart Punch Pack, Tulip Builder Punch, and Umbrella Builder Punch! If you've already ordered the Pleased As Punch Designer Series Paper, you are going to LOVE it! And if not, I think it would be a great addition to your next order.

Under the Umbrella Stamp Set, Umbrella Builder Punch, & Pleased As Punch Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

Under the Umbrella Stamp Set, Umbrella Builder Punch, & Pleased As Punch Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

Download Project Sheet - Under the Umbrella Bundle & Pleased As Punch DSP

 

Paper Snips
$10.00

 

Thanks for visiting my Stampin' Peace Blog! I appreciate you and look forward to sharing more creative projects and tips with you!


Facebook Live Replay - Sending Positive Thoughts

Coordinating Products are just one of the many reasons why I love Stampin' Up! Stampin' Up! recently released 6 new Coordination Products to go along with some of our products in the January-June Mini Catalog and Sale-A-Bration Brochure. This Facebook Live Replay features the Positive Thoughts Stamp Set (Mini Catalog) and the new Nature's Thoughts Dies. I'll also be showing you tips for using the Stamparatus to make your stamping and die cutting more efficient. And with that you'll see me creating some lovely cards for sharing and spreading kindness and positive thoughts. 

 

Positive Thoughts Stamp Set & Nature's Thoughts Dies by Stampin' Up!

The Positive Thoughts Stamp Set has wonderful expressions of love and caring for thinking of you and sympathy cards and for cards of encouragement and support. Or leave off the sentiments to make a set of pretty nature inspired note cards to be used for any occasion or simply just because.

Positive Thoughts Stamp Set & Nature's Thoughts Dies by Stampin' Up!

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These 5 colors were used in my first set of Positive Thoughts cards.

Positive Thoughts Stamp Set & Nature's Thoughts Dies

Positive Thoughts Stamp Set & Nature's Thoughts Dies

Positive Thoughts Stamp Set & Nature's Thoughts Dies

 

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These 4 colors were used in my second set of Positive Thoughts cards.

Positive Thoughts Stamp Set & Nature's Thoughts Dies

Positive Thoughts Stamp Set & Nature's Thoughts Dies

Positive Thoughts Stamp Set & Nature's Thoughts Dies

Below are Stampin' Up! products used in making both sets of cards above. All products can be purchased on my website.  Place an online order of $35 or more (before sh/tax) using my monthly Host Code, and I'll send you a surprise embellishment absolutely free.

Stamparatus
$49.00

Honey Bee Class by Mail

Honey Bee Class by Mail 

My Honey Bee Class by Mail is oh, so sweet! You are going to love it! It's a great value at $69 as it includes The Honey Bee Bundle (stamp set & dies), Golden Honey Specialty Designer Series Paper, and Blender Pens! 

You'll make 10 cards (2 each of 5 designs) all using your Honey Bee Bundle & Golden Honey DSP. Your Honey Bee Class Kit includes PDF Tutorial via email with color photos, supply list & instructions; Honey Bee Bundle ($41.25 value); Blender Pens ($12 value); full pack of Golden Honey Specialty Designer Series Paper (Sale-A-Bration Reward valued at $14.50);10 card bases; 10 envelopes; ribbon & embellishments as needed to complete cards; and Priority Mail Shipping. And it's a honey-of-a-deal at just $69.00.

Register and pay by February 17, 2020. I will then place my Stampin' Up! order for supplies and prepare class kits when they are delivered. Class Kits will ship by February 29th.

Complete Honey Bee Class by Mail Kit is $69.00 including shipping.

PDF Tutorial Only is available for $15 and will be sent via email on February 17th.

Please email me at mknabe2008@gmail.com for registration and payment information.

 


Celebrate Grand Occasions with A Lovely Day! And get a free stamp set too!

I can't wait to get my hands on the February Paper Pumpkin Kit so I can Celebrate Grand Occasions with A Lovely Day! The kit contains all the makings for 9 standard 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" cards & envelopes. Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors are Petal Pink, Pool Party, Pretty Peacock, Rich Razzleberry, Rococo Rose, and Old Olive. Wow! Picture that. Remember every Paper Pumpkin Kit comes with an Exclusive Stamp Set and Ink Spot to keep you stamping long into the future. A Paper Pumpkin Subscription is a great way to build up a stash of handmade cards, stamp sets, and ink spots. They are great for beginner stampers as well.

This picture gives you a sneak peek of what's to come in the February A Lovely Day Kit. AND...this kit coordinates with the Sale-A-Bration Happy BIrthday to You Stamp Set you can choose free with your 3-month or more Paper Pumpkin Subscription! It's a win win situation for all.

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Happy Birthday to You Sale-A-Bration Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!
'A Lovely Day' February Paper Pumpkin Kit coordinates with this Happy Birthday to You Sale-A-Bration stamp set you can get free with a qualifying purchase of $50. That means you can get this stamp set free with the purchase of a 3-month or more Pre-Paid Paper Pumpkin Subscription. Now that's a good deal!

 

Wait...there's more!

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If you are considering joining the Paper Pumpkin craze, right now is a great time to do so. First of all, you can earn Free Sale-A-Bration products when you purchase a 3-, 6-, or 12-month Pre-Paid Paper Pumpkin Subscription. More bang for you buck! That's what I like, and I don't want you to miss out on getting more for your money. The chart below, shows you the number of Sale-A-Bration products you can earn. AND, Pre-Paid Paper Pumpkin Subscriptions count toward earning Stampin' Rewards when your order or SU! Party orders total $150+ meaning even more free product for you!

 

Please note that if you are a current Paper Pumpkin Subscriber paying month-to-month, you can switch from your ongoing monthly subscription to a pre-paid subscription...saving you money and getting you Sale-A-Bration perks too. Contact me to help you make the change and get more for you money!

PAPER PUMPKIN, PREPAIDS SUBSCRIPTIONS, AND SALE-A-BRATION

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Finally, take a look at the 2019 Paper Pumpkin Kits subscribers enjoyed!


Celebrating Birthdays & Love

I am on new product overload! It's true. There are just so many new wonderful, fun, versatile products to choose from in the Stampin' Up! Mini Catalog and Sale-A-Bration Brochure. I chose the Sale-A-Bration Happy Birthday to You Stamp Set and paired it with Parisian Blossoms products to create 2 lovely and elegant cards, one birthday and one celebrating love and occasions such as engagement, bridal shower, wedding, and anniversary. In the following video replay of my January 14th Facebook Live, I show you my thought process in designing and creating. I love "creating on the fly" and letting others see how I do what I do - from inception and choosing a color palette, stamp set, and paper to assembling my projects, to adding ribbon and embellishments, to presenting the final project and sharing how I will use it or whom I will gift it to. Please enjoy this video demonstration of two beautiful cards. It is my hope that you will be inspired to do some creating of your own fully enjoying the process, then delighting in sharing your creations with others.

Happy Birthday to You Stamp Set & Parisian Blossoms Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

Happy Birthday to You Stamp Set & Parisian Blossoms Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

Happy Birthday to You Stamp Set & Parisian Blossoms Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

 
Happy Birthday to You Stamp Set & Parisian Blossoms Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!
If you haven't made my "photo album" card fold, you need to give it a try. It's fun and easy and makes quite an impact.
Happy Birthday to You Stamp Set & Parisian Blossoms Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!
Champagne Foil Sheets are the perfect accent to the Parisian Blossoms Specialty Designer Series Paper. Gray Granite is my choice of ink as the color works beautifully with the Petal Pink, Pool Party, and Champagne color combination in the Parisian Blossoms DSP.
Happy Birthday to You Stamp Set & Parisian Blossoms Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!
Petal Pink Mettallic-Edge Ribbon & Champagne Rhinestones are perfect embellishments for these cards.

Happy Birthday to You Stamp Set & Parisian Blossoms Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

Happy Birthday to You Stamp Set & Parisian Blossoms Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!
"Celebrate' is in Happy Birthday to You Stamp Set. 'Love' is in Parisian Blossoms Stamp Set. The tiny heart image is in the Forever Blossoms Stamp Set.

Happy Birthday to You Stamp Set & Parisian Blossoms Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

 

Paper Snips
$10.00

Greeting Card Folder with Lily Impressions DSP

As stampers and card makers we know how much fun it is to make and give cards. We also know the joy we feel when others tell us how much they love and appreciate the cards we sent them. We also know that a SET of hand stamped cards makes a wonderful gift for so many people - our moms, grandmas, and sisters, neighbors, co-workers, party hosts, teachers, and many more. I want to show you how to make a pretty card folder as a creative way for you to gift a set of your handmade cards. In the following video replay from my January 12th Facebook Live, you'll see a demonstration of my Lily Impressions cards and card folder plus see a couple more I made previously. The cards and card folder I made in the video feature 4 Sale-A-Bration products - Lily Impressions Designer Series Paper, Lovely Lily Pad Stamp Set, and Sending You Thoughts Stamp Set each Free with a $50 order and Lily Pad Dies Free with a $100 order. I hope you enjoy my demonstration and tips and that you are inspired to make a set of cards and pretty folder to give them in. Please share what you make. I always love to see what others make!

How would you like to receive a supplies to make all 6 Lily Impressions cards and coordinating card folder? I'm offering a special ordering incentive to anyone and everyone who places a $50 order (before shipping & tax) on my website using Host CodeGXCER3MS by Friday, January 17th (not the 15th as stated in video). What a deal! You'll get to choose a Level 1 Sale-A-Bration product from Stampin' Up! when you place your order AND receive supplies to make the Lily Impressions Card Folder with 6 cards & envelopes. Stamped images and sentiments will not be included as that is against Stampin' Up! compliance. You can use a stamp set you already have, purchase one as part of your $50 order, or choose the Sending Thoughts Stamp Set as your Free Sale-A-Bration item.

Lily Impressions Designer Series Paper, Lovey Lily Pad Stamp Set, & Lily Pad Dies by Stampin' Up!

 

Lily Impressions Designer Series Paper, Lovey Lily Pad Stamp Set, & Lily Pad Dies by Stampin' Up!
The Belly Band is a 1" x 12" strip of Lily Impressions DSP. For the Lily and Lily Pad, I stamped the images in Tuxedo Black Momento Ink directly onto the Lily Impressions DSP then cut out with Lily Pad Dies.

Lily Impressions Designer Series Paper, Lovey Lily Pad Stamp Set, & Lily Pad Dies by Stampin' Up!

 

Lily Impressions Designer Series Paper, Lovey Lily Pad Stamp Set, & Lily Pad Dies by Stampin' Up!

 

Lily Impressions Designer Series Paper, Lovey Lily Pad Stamp Set, & Lily Pad Dies by Stampin' Up!

 

Lily Impressions Designer Series Paper, Lovey Lily Pad Stamp Set, & Lily Pad Dies by Stampin' Up!

 

Lily Impressions Designer Series Paper, Lovey Lily Pad Stamp Set, & Lily Pad Dies by Stampin' Up!

 

Lily Impressions Designer Series Paper, Lovey Lily Pad Stamp Set, & Lily Pad Dies by Stampin' Up!

 

Lily Impressions Designer Series Paper, Lovey Lily Pad Stamp Set, & Lily Pad Dies by Stampin' Up!

 

 

Thanks for viewing my Stampin' Peace Blog Post. Happy Stamping!


These are the Moments

"These are the moments we'll look back on with joy."

What a beautiful sentiment from the Peaceful Moments Stamp Set from the new Stampin' Up! Mini Catalog. I thought it would be perfect to use on this 2-page scrapbook layout I made using pieces from the Sale-A-Bration Kerchief Card Kit I earned Free with a $50 order. Stampin' Up! kits are always fun, but you double the fun when you find alternate ways to use your kit.

Kerchief Card Kit by Stampin' Up!

Kerchief Card Kit by Stampin' Up!

Kerchief Card Kit & Peaceful Moments Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!
I used a sentiment from the Peaceful Moments Stamp Set on a decorated card from the Sale-A-Bration Card Kit. The sentiment was stamped in Poppy Parade ink and punched with 2" Circle Punch and layered on Early Espresso card stock punched with the Starburst punch.
Kerchief Card Kit by Stampin' Up!
The Poppy Parade rectangles are the back sides of 2 of the pre-printed cards from the Sale-A-Bration Kerchief Card Kit. "Always Remember" is from the Peaceful Moments Stamp Set and was stamped on the back side of a pre-printed label also from the Kerchief Card Kit. I don't throw away the labels printed in other languages. I flip them over and stamp them with the sentiment and color of my choice.

 

Changing the orientation of your card from the landscape/horizontal to portrait/vertical position is easy to do for something a wee bit different.

Kerchief Card Kit by Stampin' Up!

Kerchief Card Kit by Stampin' Up!
The Kerchief Card Kit contains pre-printed Thinking of You labels.
Kerchief Card Kit by Stampin' Up!
Again, I flipped a label pre-printed in a different language and stamped a sentiment from the Peaceful Moments Stamp Set in Poppy Parade ink.

Be sure to check out my demonstration of a Shaker Card I made using the Kerchief Card Kit on my January 5th Facebook Live. Click here.

Kerchief Card Kit, Painted Labels Dies, Peaceful Poppies Sequins
Shaker cards are easy to make with Stampin' Up!'s Foam Adhesive Strips.



Paper Snips
$10.00

 

May we all enjoy the moments and look back on them with joy! Happy crafting!


Shake It Up!

It's time to shake things up! In this January 5th Facebook Live video replay, I use products from the Kerchief Card Kit from the 2020 Sale-A-Bration Brochure and a couple of Peaceful Poppies products from the January - June Mini Catalog to make a Shaker Card. It's much easier than you think to make Shaker Cards, especially when you use Stampin' Up!'s Foam Adhesive Strips. After you've watched my video, I hope you'll choose to "shake things up" in your craft space by creating shaker cards of your own.

 

Kerchief Card Kit, Peaceful Poppies Sequins, &  Painted Labels Dies by Stampin' Up!

Kerchief Card Kit, Peaceful Poppies Sequins, &  Painted Labels Dies by Stampin' Up!
Foam Adhesive Strips make creating Shaker Cards easy!

 

Kerchief Card Kit, Peaceful Poppies Sequins, &  Painted Labels Dies by Stampin' Up!
I colored the back of the gold leaves with Early Espresso Stampin' Write Marker for this card.

 

 

Paper Snips
$10.00

 

Shaker Cards - fun and festive - great for celebrating special moments, special occasions, and special people.

Make someone's day. Send a hand stamped card today.