Anniversary/Love/Wedding Feed

Be My Valentine Pop Up Card

Pop-Up Cards. We all love them, but how do you make them you might ask. Today's post shows you how quickly and easily you can make your own pop-up cards. It's fun and easy to do when you follow along with my video demonstration. I hope you enjoy watching this Video Replay of my February 5th Facebook Live in my Stampin' Peace VIP Group and find it helpful in creating your own Pop-Up Cards! Trust me when I say the people who receive your pop-up cards will love them and be filled with delight and awe.

Black, White, and Real Red - a classic color combination for Valentine's Day and Love! The True Love Designer Series Paper is all black & white with floral prints on one side and geometric prints on the other side. Pair it with Real Red for classic Valentine cards as I did on these Pop-Up cards I made for my daughters or add a punch of your favorite Stampin' Up! color!

True Love Designer Series Paper, Always in My Heart Bundle, & Heart Punch Pack by Stampin' Up!

True Love Designer Series Paper, Always in My Heart Bundle, & Heart Punch Pack by Stampin' Up!
A Pop-Up card can be made simply as I demonstrated in my video above, but it sure says "WOW" to the recipient of your pop-up card.

True Love Designer Series Paper, Always in My Heart Bundle, & Heart Punch Pack by Stampin' Up!

True Love Designer Series Paper, Always in My Heart Bundle, & Heart Punch Pack by Stampin' Up!

True Love Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

The stitches on the banner, the scallops on the black heart, and a single rhinestone adds lots of pretty detail to the inside of this pop-up card.
True Love Designer Series Paper, Always in My Heart Bundle, & Heart Punch Pack by Stampin' Up!

I made the treat boxes below for my daughters to coordinate with their pop-up cards above. I used True Love Designer Series Paper with the Love You Always Treat Boxes and filled with chocolates and a Graeters Ice Cream git card.

True Love Designer Series Paper & Love You Always Treat Boxes by Stampin' Up!
True Love Designer Series Paper & Love You Always Treat Boxes by Stampin' Up!

Stampin' Up! products featured in today's post - Click on any link below to be directed to my online store.

Paper Snips
$10.00

 

Wishing you lots of love on this Monday. Here's to a brand new week filled with possibilities make it great.


NEW Card Class to Go - Pansy Petals

Pansy Petals Card Class to Go 

I am so excited to offer you my Pansy Petals Card Class to Go. Your Class to Go kit includes Pansy Patch Bundle ($51.25 value), 2021-2023 In Color Jewels ($7 value), supplies to make 8 gorgeous cards (2 each of 4 designs), and Priority Shipping.

Deadline to pre-order is Friday, June 18th. 

Get FREE pack of Stampin' Dimensionals with Options 1 & 2 when you order by June 14th.

Email me for registration & payment information.

 

 

Choose from the following 4 options: 

Option 1:  Pansy Petals Card Class to Go = $72  

Option 2:  Buy 2 Kits - 1 for you, 1 for a friend - Save on Shipping! = $136

Option 3:  Card Supplies & 2021-2023 In Color Jewels Only = $28

Option 4:  PDF Tutorial Only = $15

 
Email me for registration & payment information.
 
 
Thanks for your interest in Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe. Please contact me if I can answer any questions about this event or something else or if you would like to schedule a Stampin' Up! party (in person or virtually) to earn Free Stampin' Up! products.
 
Have a good day!

Taking in the Sand & Sea

3 weeks. 21 days. That's all the time we have left for the January - June Mini Catalog selling period. Many of the products in this publication are retiring and lots are discounted, some up to 50% off. Get these Last Chance products while you can as they are only available while supplies last through June 30th.

Click on the link below to download the Last Chance List.

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This Sand & Sea Designer Series Paper is on the Last Chance List. It is gorgeous with its soft colors and beautiful images and perfect for making cards, scrapbook pages, home decor, and more. The stunning prints mimic beach scenes - water & waves, bright sky, sandy shore, seashells, and more. You will L O V E it!

Sand & Sea Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

Here are a few cards I made featuring this stunning paper. The cards are super simple to make but stunning, none the less. Sand & Sea Suite by Stampin' Up!

Sand & Sea Suite by Stampin' Up!


Sand & Sea Suite by Stampin' Up!


Sand & Sea Suite by Stampin' Up!

Sand & Sea Suite by Stampin' Up!

 

Stampin' Up! products used in cards above - Click on any link below to be directed to my online store for convenient ordering.

 

 

Click here for a video tutorial to make the Sand & Sea Pocket Card you see in the photo below.

Sand & Sea Suite by Stampin' Up!

 

And how about a few scrapbook pages made with the Sand & Sea Suite? Click here for video demonstration.

Sand & Sea Suite by Stampin' Up!

 

So there you have it. Lots and lots of creative ideas using the Sand & Sea Suite to inspire you! 

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Do something creative and make it a good day!


Easiest way to use Gilded Leafing

Gilded Leafing can add a dramatic effect to your cards, scrapbook pages, and other paper crafts. There are several different ways to use it from using it with Heat & Stick Powder and Heat Tool to a variety of adhesives. This card shows one of the simplest ways to use Gilded Leafing as an accent or embellishment. Simply lay a strip of Tear & Tape onto card stock where you want to add Gilded Leafing. Remove backing and press down into Gilded Leafing. Remove excess with small brush, sponge, or your finger tip.

To make this card, be sure to download my Free Project Sheet.

Download Project Sheet - Art Gallery Card in Merry Merlot 

Art Gallery Stamp Set & Gilded Leafing by Stampin' Up!

TIP: Gilded Leafing is VERY light & airy. I HIGHLY suggest that you pour the Gilded Leafing from its original jar into a larger plastic container with a lid. The container should be large enough to press your card stock down into.

Gilded Leafing by Stampin' Up!

 

Stampin' Up! products used - Click on any link below to be directed to my online store.

Paper Snips
$10.00

 

 

Thanks for being a Stampin' Peace viewer!

Here's to Happy Stamping for us all!


Video Demonstration - Popcorn Purse

As requested by so many who saw my original posts on my very fancy and very chic Oscar Night clutch, I did a video demonstration for my April 26th Facebook Live on how to make these fun party favors. They are great for Girls' Nights, bridal showers and bachelorette parties, little girls' birthday parties and tea parties, and so much more. You can also give them as "movie night" gifts. Perhaps, include and movie DVD or theatre gift card with this fun favor. One viewer even suggested using it as a "welcome to the neighborhood gift" with a movie and enough popcorn favors for the whole family. You could swap out popcorn for a chocolate bar and other treats or a notebook or journal. How about using it as a Mother's Day gift? Change up the paper for any occasion and the size to accommodate other treats or gifts. You can even make something more masculine - think wallet for Father's Day or a brother or an uncle or grandpa's birthday. So many possibilities!

 

Here's some individual photos for a closer look at my popcorn purses!

Simply Elegant Specialty Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!
Simply Elegant Specialty Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!
Simply Elegant Specialty Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!
This is my Oscar Night Clutch also made with the new Simply Elegant Specialty Designer Series Paper available to order May 4th.

Item # 155761 $15.00
Simply Elegant Specialty Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

I love using tiny refrigerator magnets for my purse closures. These are 8mm x 1mm. I purchased them on Amazon. 
Simply Elegant Specialty Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!


Simply Elegant Specialty Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

 

Cutting & Scoring Dimensions:

  • Card stock = 7" x 11", score on LONG side at 4", 4 1/2", 8 1/2", 8 3/4.
  • Designer Series Paper = 6 3/4" x 10 3/4", score on long side at 3 7/8", 4 3/8", 8 3/8", 8 5/8".

 

Magnets:

 

Simply Elegant Specialty DSP:

  • Please note that the Simply Elegant Specialty Designer Series Paper will be available to order beginning May 4th with the launch of the Stampin' Up! 2021-2022.

 

A few reminders from Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe:

  1.  Get 10 FREE handmade cards from me when you place an online order through Friday, April 30th at www.maryknabe.stampinup.net using Host Code KBVQCH2V. Th (3)
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  3. May 4th is the launch of our New 2021-2022 Annual Catalog. Stay tuned for information on my Facebook Live Catalog Tour and SU! ordering and joining promotions. If you are not currently working with a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, I'd love to earn your business. Let me know if I can start with sending you a complimentary catalog by emailing me your catalog request.                                                                                                             Screen Shot 2021-04-29 at 12.46.33 PM

 

Thanks for viewing today's blog post. I'm grateful you stopped by. Please let me know how I can serve you in your Stampin' Up! needs. 

Happy Stamping!


Love You Bunches Free Project Sheet

Welcome to another Free Friday Download Day. Today's PDF Tutorial features the Wrapped Bouquet Bundle - a gorgeous stamp set with coordinating dies. My card has several lovely details and is great for so many occasions and reasons to send cards including Mother's Day, anniversary, thank you, thinking of you, friendship.

Wrapped Bouquet Bundle by Stampin' Up!

 

To make this gorgeous card, be sure to download my Free Project Sheet.

Download Project Sheet - Wrapped Bouquet Love You Bunches Card
Wrapped Bouquet Bundle by Stampin' Up!
Wrapped Bouquet Bundle by Stampin' Up!
Wrapped Bouquet Bundle by Stampin' Up!

 

Stampin' Up! products used - Click on any link below to be directed to my online store.

Paper Snips
$10.00
Simply Shammy
$8.00
 

 

2 Friendly Reminders: 

See the Good Card Class to Go - Deadline to pre-order is today, April 23rd.

I LOVE the See the Good Stamp Set for sending notes of appreciation. My See the Good Card Class to Go includes $31 of Stampin' Up! product (See the Good stamp set valued at $21, Sponge Daubers valued at $5, Linen Thread valued at $5) plus additional supplies & PDF Tutorial with video link to make 6 stunning cards and Priority Shipping to your home.

Deadline to register and pay is April 23rd.

Email me at mknabe2008@gmail.com for registration & payment information.

See the Good Card Class to Go = $45 with Priority Shipping

Buy 2 kits - 1 for you & 1 for a friend - and save on shipping = $82 **Both kits delivered to same address

PDF Tutorial Only = $15 

Schedule for See the Good Card Class to Go:

  • April 23rd - deadline to register & pay
  • April 24th - Stampin' Up! products will be ordered 
  • April 28th - May2 - Class to Go kits will be prepped, packaged, and labeled for shipping.
  • May 3rd - Class to Go kits will ship.
 
 

Announcing my 2021-2023 In Color Clubs 

Join a 2021-2023 In Color Club now! Choose from 2 options - "I Want It All" In Color Club or the "Just the Basics" In Color Club. Each month June - October, you'll receive products of 1 of the 5 In Colors - Polished Pink, Pale Papaya, Evening Evergreen, Soft Succulent, Fresh Freesia. At the end of the 5 month commitment, you will have a wonderful collection of new 2021 - 2023 In Color products.

Pay nothing now. I will invoice you on the first of each month June - October.                           

Please register for In Color Club of your choice by May 15th.

"I Want It All" In Color Club = $59/month including shipping.

Each month June - October, you will receive the following products in 1 of 5 New In Colors: Classic Ink Pad, Re-inker, Stampin' Write Marker, Light & Dark Stampin' Blends, full pack of 8 1/2" x 11" Card Stock, 8 sheets 6" x 6" In Color Designer Series Paper, a full bolt of ribbon, a handmade card, and a surprise Stampin' Up! gift.

 

"Just the Basics" In Color Club = $39/month including shipping.

Each month June - October, you will receive the following products in 1 of  5 New In Colors: Classic Ink Pad, Re-inker, Stampin' Write Marker, full pack of 8 1/2" x 11" Card Stock, full bolt of ribbon, and a handmade card. 

 

Click here to join a 2021-2023 In Color Club now.

 

Thanks for stopping by my blog. I appreciate you viewing my post. Have a great weekend.


Easel Cards Made EASY!

I'm delighted to bring you this video demonstration on making Easel Cards. You are going to love this Fun Fold and be surprised at how easy it really is to make if you haven't tried it yet. You'll also get a look at some cool new In Colors and a brand new bundle. All coming with the launch of our new Annual Catalog on May 4th. Be ready to listen and learn, and pay special attention to my tips on using the Stamparatus in creating with Builder Punches.

This is my sample easel card I made to show before demonstrating. I love the 3 new In Colors I used and how they compliment each other. They are Polished Pink, Soft Succulent, and Evening Evergreen.

Flowers of Friendship Bundle by Stampin' Up!

Cutting Dimensions:

  • Soft Succulent card base = 4 1/4" x 11", score at 2 3/4" and 5 1/2"
  • Basic White layer on inside of card = 5 1/4" x 4"
  • DSP on front = 2 1/2" x 4"
  • Basic White layer on front = 4 1/4" x 2 3/4"
  • Evening Evergreen layer on front = 4 3/8" x 2 7/8"
  • Soft Succulent layer on front = 4 5/8" x 3 1/8"

 

***Let people know that this card stands up by enclosing this message:  Download SU! - Easel Card Diagram Enclosure PDF

 

Flowers of Friendship Bundle by Stampin' Up!

Flowers of Friendship Bundle by Stampin' Up!

Flowers of Friendship Bundle by Stampin' Up!

Builder Punches can be tricky to use. I hope you picked up some tips from my video to make using the Flowers & Leaves Punch and other builder punches easier.
Flowers of Friendship Bundle by Stampin' Up!


The easel card below was made with the Flowers of Friendship Stamp Set without the coordinating Flowers & Leaves Punch. Instead I chose to color the stamped image with Stampin' Blends.
Flowers of Friendship Bundle by Stampin' Up!

Flowers of Friendship Bundle by Stampin' Up!

I love this sentiment "Little Card, Big Thanks". A small display of appreciation can make a big impact.

Flowers of Friendship Bundle by Stampin' Up!

Thanks for visiting my blog. I hope you will take the content and tips given to make some easel cards of your own. It's always fun to share what I love to do, especially when it involves new techniques and new products. 

If you are not currently working with a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, I would like to earn your business and be your Stampin' Up! Demonstrator. Please email me if you would like a complimentary catalog.

You can subscribe to my newsletter at the right for Stampin' Up! promotions, creative inspiration, classes & event schedule, and more. 

Have a good week remember to do something creative everyday.


Dutch Door Fun Fold Card

Nothing says SPRING like beautiful flowers in gorgeous colors like Highland Heather, Gorgeous Grape, and Granny Apple Green. AND, what's better than a beautiful spring card? How about a spring card that is also a Dutch Door Fun Fold Card? Yes, that's right. I'm want to show you how to make a Dutch Door Card AND will give you a sneak peek of a brand new Color & Contour Bundle with its beautiful stamp images, meaningful sentiments, and AMAZING die set. So press play, and sit back and enjoy this video demonstration. 



Color & Contour Bundle by Stampin' Up!

Customize Pearl Basic Jewels by coloring with them with your Stampin' Blends markers.
Color & Contour Bundle by Stampin' Up!
I just can't get enough of this Gorgeous Grape Sheer Ribbon. Fortunately, you'll see in our new Annual Catalog launching May 4th. I'm so excited to be able to get my hands on more of this gorgeous and easy to work with ribbon.
Color & Contour Bundle by Stampin' Up!

Color & Contour Bundle by Stampin' Up!
Color & Contour Bundle by Stampin' Up!

 

Stampin' Up! products used - Click on any link below to be directed to my online store. Please note that the Color & Contour Bundle will be available to order on May 4th when the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog launches.

Paper Snips
$10.00

 

Thanks for visiting Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe. May your day be filled with happiness.


Pretty Peony Parasols

Take a look at my Pretty Peony Parasol cards featuring the Under My Umbrella Stamp Set and Umbrella Builder Punch. I used the beautiful Peony Garden Designer Series Paper to give my cards an elegant, sophisticated look. I love the subtle tones of color and elegant images and patterns of the Peony Garden Designer Series Paper. And it won't be long now before we'll start to see peonies blooming in flower gardens across the midwest. 

Under My Umbrella Stamp Set, Umbrella Builder Punch, & Peony Garden DSP by Stampin' Up!
What a pretty card for a spring bridal shower or perhaps even a baby girl shower. 
Under My Umbrella Stamp Set, Umbrella Builder Punch, & Peony Garden DSP by Stampin' Up!

Under My Umbrella Stamp Set, Umbrella Builder Punch, & Peony Garden DSP by Stampin' Up!
Under My Umbrella Stamp Set, Umbrella Builder Punch, & Peony Garden DSP by Stampin' Up!

Elegant Faceted Gems in Petal Pink, Frosted, and Clear are wonderful embellishments to pair with the beautiful and elegant Peony Garden Designer Series Paper.
Under My Umbrella Stamp Set, Umbrella Builder Punch, & Peony Garden DSP by Stampin' Up!
Under My Umbrella Stamp Set, Umbrella Builder Punch, & Peony Garden DSP by Stampin' Up!

Under My Umbrella Stamp Set, Umbrella Builder Punch, & Peony Garden DSP by Stampin' Up!

Stampin' Up! products featured in today's post - Click on any link below to be directed to my online store.

Paper Snips
$10.00

 

 

To see another version of these cards using the bright and cheery Ornate Garden Designer Series Paper, click here.

 

Thanks for viewing today's post. May your day be filled with beautiful moments.


Easy Punch Art

I love punches. How about you? And I'm always intrigued when I see punches used in unique ways, in ways other than they are intended for. In the following Facebook Live video replay, I demonstrate making 2 different cards featuring some of my favorite retiring punches - Balloon Bouquet, Story Label, and Small Bloom. I also show you how to use a couple of these to make "vases" for our small blooms punched from Designer Series Paper. You are going to love these springtime cards! 


Balloon Bouquet Punch, Story Label Punch, Small Bloom Punch, Sprig Punch by Stampin' Up!

Balloon Bouquet Punch, Story Label Punch, Small Bloom Punch, Sprig Punch by Stampin' Up!
Balloon Bouquet Punch, Story Label Punch, Small Bloom Punch, Sprig Punch by Stampin' Up!
Balloon Bouquet Punch, Story Label Punch, Small Bloom Punch, Sprig Punch by Stampin' Up!

Balloon Bouquet Punch, Story Label Punch, Small Bloom Punch, Sprig Punch by Stampin' Up!

Stampin' Up! products featured in today's post - Click on any link below to be directed to my online store.

Sprig Punch
$18.00
Paper Snips
$10.00

 

REMINDER: Deadline to get your Free Welcoming Window Class to Go and/or Free Flowering Cactus Tutorial for 13 cards is Friday, April 9th. Keep reading for details on both of these offers.

 

FREE Welcoming Window Class to Go:

Welcoming Window Bundle by Stampin' Up!

How would you like a FREE Class to Go? That's right. I said FREE!

My Welcoming Window Class to Go includes supplies needed to make 6 cards (2 each of 3 designs) mailed directly to you and a PDF Tutorial via email with color photos and instructions to complete your cards.

There are 2 ways to get this FREE Class to Go:

Order the Welcoming Window Bundle #156271 at $50.25 on my website using Host Code* KBVQCH2V. Please note that the Welcoming Window Bundle (stamp set & dies) are needed to complete the cards in this Free Class to Go.

OR

Place any order of $50+ (before shipping & tax) on my website using Host Code* KBVQCH2V .  This option is for those who want the Free Welcoming Window Class to Go but already own the Welcoming Window Bundle.

If you prefer, you can purchase the Welcoming Window PDF Tutorial ONLY for $15.00. Your PDF Tutorial will be sent via email and includes supply list, color photos, cutting & scoring dimensions, and instructions to make each of the 3 card designs. Please email me to purchase the Welcoming Window PDF Tutorial.

NOTE:

*The Host Code noted above (KBVQCH2V) is specific to this promotion and is different than my monthly host code. Please use this Host Code to get your FREE Welcoming Window Class to Go.

Promotion ends Friday, April 9th.

Welcoming Window Bundle by Stampin' Up!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FREE Flowering Cactus Tutorial:

I'd like to help you experience the joy of creating with the beautiful Flowering Cactus Product Medley by offering you a FREE PDF Tutorial with purchase. Your Free Flowering Cactus PDF Tutorial will be emailed to you and includes supply list, color photos, cutting & scoring dimensions, and instructions to make 13 different cards.

Flowering Cactus Product Medley

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There are 2 ways to get my FREE Flowering Cactus PDF Tutorial:

Order the Flowering Cactus Product Medley #154559 at $70.00 on my website using Host Code KBVQCH2V. 

OR

Place a Stampin' Up! order of $70 or more (before shipping & tax) on my website using Host Code KBVQCH2V. This option is for those who want the Free PDF Tutorial but already own the Flowering Cactus Product Medley.

NOTE:

The Host Code noted above (KBVQCH2V) is specific to this promotion and is different than my monthly host code. Please use this Host Code to get your Free Flowering Cactus PDF Tutorial. 

Promotion ends Friday, April 9th.

Flowering Cactus Product Medley

 

 

PDF STORE:

Did you know that I have a PDF Store. Yes, you can purchase PDF Tutorials from past classes and events by clicking on "PDF Store" in red bar at the top my blog page. Check it out. When you purchase from my PDF Store, your PDF(s) is sent to you automatically. No waiting to get started stamping and crafting.


Thanks for visiting Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe. I hope you found today's post inspiring and helpful. Happy Crafting!


Under My Umbrella

Spring weather is upon us here in central Ohio - warm and sunny with light breezes one day and cold, rainy, and blustery the next. But we take the bad with the good because we all know that March and April showers bring May flowers and make our summers beautiful. 

I can't help but think of spring when I look at the Under My Umbrella Stamp Set & Umbrella Builder Punch. (And those rain boots are too cute.) The Ornate Garden Specialty Designer Series Paper I used with these two products sure made for pretty spring cards. Take a look and be inspired. 

Please note that if you love these 3 products featured in this card making demonstration, you need to purchase them quickly as they are retiring soon. The stamp set is guaranteed through April 23rd, however, the punch and Designer Series Paper are only available while supplies last. The punch and DSP are being sold at discounted prices! Get them before they're gone to avoid disappointment.


Under My Umbrella Stamp Set, Umbrella Builder Punch, & Ornate Garden DSP by Stampin' Up!
This would make a nice bridal shower card.
Under My Umbrella Stamp Set, Umbrella Builder Punch, & Ornate Garden DSP by Stampin' Up!

Here's a close up view of the umbrellas stamped on Ornate Garden Designer Series Papers.
Under My Umbrella Stamp Set, Umbrella Builder Punch, & Ornate Garden DSP by Stampin' Up!
It's easy to showcase several of the Ornate Garden Designer Series Papers as well as the versatility of the Umbrella Builder Punch with these cards.
Under My Umbrella Stamp Set, Umbrella Builder Punch, & Ornate Garden DSP by Stampin' Up!
Under My Umbrella Stamp Set, Umbrella Builder Punch, & Ornate Garden DSP by Stampin' Up!

I stamped rain boots on to Ornate Garden DSP, cut them out, and adhered them to the inside of each card for a bit of added interest.
Under My Umbrella Stamp Set, Umbrella Builder Punch, & Ornate Garden DSP by Stampin' Up!

Stampin' Up! products featured in cards above - Click on any link below to be directed to my online store. Please note that the Under My Umbrella Stamp Set, Umbrella Builder Punch, and Ornate Garden Specialty DSP are retiring and are available now only while supplies last. The punch is selling at the discounted price of $7.20, and the DSP is on sale for just $6.00. Get these deals and lots of others before they're gone.

 

Thanks for viewing today's blog post. I hope I left you inspired to create pretty spring cards of your own. Have a beautiful day!