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ICS Blog Hop 2022 - 2024 In Colors

Welcome to the June 2022 Inspire Create Share Blog Hop. This month's theme is "Meet the New In Colors". Sweet Sorbet, Parakeet Party, Tahitian Tide, Starry Sky, and Orchid Oasis - such fabulous names for such fabulous colors. They're bright. They're cheerful. They make me happy. They work so well together but also combine well with many of our other Stampin' Up! colors. All of the 2022 - 2024 In Color projects created for this month's blog hop are intended to inspire you and help you get your stamping and crafting on. So get started and enjoy our Meet the New In Colors blog hop.

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For this blog hop post, I chose to use all 5 new In Colors on 1 card. I think they're fun, festive colors so decided I'd create a birthday card. Then as I was creating, I thought, "why not turn it into a gift card holder", something I always need. I hope you enjoy my gift card holder featuring the 2022 - 2024 In Colors and will give it a try. It's really quite quick and easy and is just as much fun to make as it will be to give to someone special.

Stampin' Up! Go To Greetings Stamp Set &  2022 - 2024 In Colors - Mary Knabe

Stampin' Up! Go To Greetings Stamp Set & 2022 - 2024 In Colors - Mary Knabe

Stampin' Up! Go To Greetings Stamp Set & 2022 - 2024 In Colors - Mary Knabe (3)
Stampin' Up! Go To Greetings Stamp Set & 2022 - 2024 In Colors - Mary Knabe (3)

Cutting Dimensions for Gift Card Holder:

  • Card base = 5 1/2" x 10", score at 4 1/4" and 8 1/2" on long side.
  • DSP strips = 3" x 1" (1 of each of the 5 In Colors)
  • Basic White card stock = 3 1/4" x 5 1/4"
  • Basic Black card stock = 3 1/2" x 5 1/2" for card front plus 1 1/4" x 5 1/2" for front of pocket

 

Now it's time for you to continue blog "hopping" for more creative inspiration and project ideas. Click on the Next Box below to be directed to Tricia Butt's blog post.  

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Be sure to click the Next Box in each of the blog posts to continue "blog hopping" to see all the projects created for our "Meet the New In Colors" blog hop.

 

Stampin' Up! products used - Click on any link to be directed to my online store or contact me to order.

 

 

Thanks for visiting Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe. I hope today's blog post inspired you to make some fun projects with the new 2022 - 2024 In Colors including my Happy Birthday Gift Card Holder.

Have a great week and stay cool. The weather report in Columbus, Ohio, is saying it feels like 104 degrees. That's not unheard of here but quite a bit higher than our average high temperature for June. And the humidity is super high too. 


PPP Blog Hop - Celebrating In Color

Welcome to another Paper Pumpkin Possibilities Blog Hop featuring the May Celebrating In Color Kit. I'm so happy you're here! There are lots of great alternate project ideas to share with you with this fun kit full of all the new 2022 - 2024 In Colors and cheerful greetings. If you haven't opened you kit yet, take a look at all the wonderful alternate projects in this blog hop for inspiration. Then open your Celebrating In Color Paper Pumpkin Kit and start crafting whether you make the projects as shown in the kit instructions, a project inspired this blog hop, or a one-of-a-kind project of your own. And most importantly, have fun!

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Here's a fun Stampin' Up! video showcasing the May 2022 Celebrating In Color Paper Pumpkin Kit. The kit includes contents to make 10 cards, 10 gift card holders, or a combination of both cards and gift card holders. I'm excited as I always need gift card holders. Or you can use the contents of your kit and your own imagination and creativity to come up with some unique, one-of-a-kind projects. No matter what you create, I have a feeling you'll have lots of fun with this latest Paper Pumpkin Kit.

Here are my alternate cards. For this PPP blog post, I challenged myself to make 2 different cards using "throw away" pieces as stencils. It took some thinking "outside of the box" to create these, but I'm happy with the results. 

Stampin' Up! May 2022 Celebrating In Color PP Kit - Mary Knabe

The photos below show how I made each of my cards.
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The Stamparatus was very useful in holding my stencil and card stock in place while I applied the In Color ink to each of the 5 spaces using Sponge Daubers.
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I then used the Stamparatus to stamp the large sentiment.
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I cut the inked & stamped card stock to 3 1/4" x 4 1/2". Basic White layer measures 3 3/8" x 4 5/8". Basic Black layer is 4" x 5 1/4". Basic White Thick card base is 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", scored and folded at 4 1/4" on long side.

 

I used the piece left over from punching out the large banner die cut as my stencil for the next card.
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After applying the ink, I removed the stencil, then cut along the straight lines of the large banner and adhered it to Basic White card stock measuring 5 3/8" x 4 1/8". Basic Black card base is 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", scored and folded at 4 1/4" on long side.

Stampin' Up! May 2022 Celebrating In Color PP Kit - Mary Knabe (3)The Matte Black Dots were just right for embellishing both of my cards.
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What do you think? Do I get 2 thumbs up?

 

I hope you enjoyed seeing my alternate cards for the Celebrating In Colors Paper Pumpkin Kit. Now click on the box below to see Darla's alternate Paper Pumpkin Project. Then be sure to keep on "hopping" to see many more alternate projects for this month's kit.6a01b8d1640c2c970c027880450abe200d-800wi

 
 
Stampin' Up! products used - Click on any link to be directed to my online store or contact me to order.
Stamparatus
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June Paper Pumpkin Kit

Pick of the Crop by Paper Pumpkin

Give your card collection a reFRESH with this month’s Paper Pumpkin Kit! We’re talking FRESH ideas, designs, cards, and crafts. Each month we strive to deliver a seasonal selection, and this month is no different. It’s time to express your love, gratitude, and style with summer’s hottest trends in crafting.

Plus, this month you can purchase additional mini canvas shopping bags for a fun twist on card packaging. Just our way of expanding one of our favorite kits of the season!

ORDER by June 10th to get the Pick of the Crop Kit.
Contact me if you have questions about Paper Pumpkin and to see if the monthly subscription or a pre-paid subscription is best for you.
 
Subscribe to receive monthly Paper Pumpkin kits by clicking here. You will be billed each month and can cancel at any time. OR click here to SAVE MONEY when you purchase a 1, 3, 6, or 12 month Pre-paid Paper Pumpkin Subscription in my online store. 

 

Thanks for stopping by my blog Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe. I hope you feel inspired to create fun projects with Paper Pumpkin kits.


Paper Pumpkin Possibilities Blog Hop Change Is Beautiful

Welcome to another Paper Pumpkin Possibilities Blog Hop. I'm so happy you're here! There are lots of great alternate project ideas to share with you for the April Change is Beautiful kit.

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Here's a fun Stampin' Up! video showcasing the April 2022 Change Is Beautiful Paper Pumpkin Kit. The kit includes contents to make 9 fun fold cards (3 each of 3 designs) or you can use the contents to make alternate cards, scrap book pages, gift card holders, gift tags, and more. 

Here is my alternate project using the Change Is Beautiful Kit.
Stampin' Up! April 2022 Paper Pumpkin Change is Beautiful Kit - Mary Knabe (1)I love all the bright colors and fun details of this collage. Use it as a scrapbook page or frame it for your home or to give as a gift.

The Bermuda Bay polka dot rectangles are the back of the tops of the first 2 flower pics I cut off. The Melon Mambo polka dot paper is from an envelope I cut apart.
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I stamped the sentiment in Melon Mambo Ink and the butterflies in Daffodil Delight. Both are part of the wonderful stamp set included in this month's Paper Pumpkin Change Is Beautiful Kit.

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The iridescent embellishments included in this kit are beautiful.

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I cut a 1 1/4" x 12" piece of Bermuda Bay card stock, then tore approximately 1/4" off to get a "grassy" look.

I hope you enjoyed seeing my alternate project for the Change Is Beautiful Paper Pumpkin Kit. Now click on the box below to see Cheryl's Paper Pumpkin Project. Then be sure to keep on "hopping" to see many more alternate projects for this month's kit.

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May Paper Pumpkin Kit & a chance to win a Golden Ticket:

Celebrate in Color by Paper Pumpkin

Create magic with the NEW 2022–2024 In Colors with this Paper Pumpkin kit! With vivid pops of green and red and a range of blues, these colors are perfect for fun festivities. Send your best wishes or happy moments with the large bold lettering and gorgeous gold foil details. Plus, you can also send gift cards with the included coordinating gift card holders!

As an added bonus, every May Paper Pumpkin subscriber will get the chance to win a GOLDEN Voucher worth $25 USD | $34 CAD in Stampin’ Up! products! The winners will find their Golden Voucher in their May 2022 Paper Pumpkin box. This is the perfect time to snag coordinating In Color products from the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog that will go live on 3 May 2022 in the online store!

Watch Sara in this video where she goes over her favorite features of the kit. You can share this video with your customers to get them excited about kit!

 
Subscribe to receive monthly Paper Pumpkin kits by clicking here. You will be billed each month and can cancel at any time. OR click here to SAVE MONEY when you purchase a 1, 3, 6, or 12 month Pre-paid Paper Pumpkin Subscription in my online store. 

 

Thanks for stopping by my blog Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe. I hope you feel inspired to create fun projects with Paper Pumpkin kits.


ICS Blog Hop It's A Girl Thing

Welcome to the April 2022 Inspire Create Share Blog Hop. This month's theme is "It's A Girl Thing", all things girlie. For me, flowers are my favorite girlie thing. I love treating myself to fresh flowers. I'm eagerly anticipating next month when I can plant lots of colorful flowers in my garden bed. All of the projects created for this month's blog hop are intended to inspire you and help you get your stamping and crafting on. So get started and enjoy the hop.

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For this blog hop post, I chose to show a few of my favorite retiring In Colors - Bumblebee, Just Jade, and Magenta Madness - with an easy card layout and sentiments from the Daffodil Daydream stamp set.  I hope you love these bright, cheerful cards perfect for Easter and Mother's Day but many other occasions as well like birthday, thinking of you, and so much more.

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I love that this particular card layout can be used in both the portrait and landscape positions.

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Stampin' Up! 2020-2022 In Colors DSP & Daffodil Daydream Stamp Set - Mary Knabe (4)
How fun it was to create these pretty cards by punching the flowers and leaves from Designer Series Paper. The Opal Rounds make nice flower centers.
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Stampin' Up! 2020-2022 In Colors DSP & Daffodil Daydream Stamp Set - Mary Knabe (4)

Cutting Dimensions:

  • Card base = 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", score at 4 1/4" on long side
  • DSP strips = 5" x 1"
  • Basic White card stock strips = 5 1/4" x 1 1/4"
  • Basic White for inside card = 5 1/4" x 4"
  • Basic White 1" strips for banners

 

Now it's time for you to continue blog "hopping" for more creative inspiration and project ideas. Click on the Next Box below to be directed to Sandra Robert's Blog Post.    

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Be sure to click the Next Box in each of the blog posts to continue "blog hopping" to see all the projects created for this blog hop.

 

Stampin' Up! supplies used on my card above - Click any link below to be directed to my online store or contact me to order.

Bough Punch
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Simply Succulents Class to Go - Order today
Succulents are so fun, always popular, and never go out of style, not even in card making and paper crafting. With my Simply Succulents Class to Go you can make 8 gorgeous cards (2 each of 4 designs). With 3 great options to choose from, I have something for everyone. Choose the one that's best for you.
 
Please order & pay by April 19th.
 
Choose from 3 options:
 
Option 1: Simply Succulents Class to Go = $82.00  Includes Simply Succulents Stamp Set & coordinating Potted Succulents Dies, supplies to make 8 cards (2 each of 4 designs), PDF Tutorial sent via email, and Priority Shipping. Please email me for link to order & pay for Option 1.
 
Option 2: Card Supplies = $28.00  Includes supplies to make 8 cards (2 each of 4 designs), PDF Tutorial sent via email, and shipping to your home. This option does NOT include the stamp set & dies needed to complete the cards. Please email me for link to order & pay for Option 2.
 
Option 3: PDF Tutorial Only = $15.00  PDF Tutorial includes supply list, color photos, cutting dimensions and instructions to make 4 different cards. To purchase this option, click on PDF Store in the red bar at the top of this page. PDF's are listed in alphabetical order and are available for immediate download upon purchase.
 
 
Add Ons: Those who purchase Option 1 or 2 may add on any of the following Stampin' Up! products at catalog price without additional shipping charge.
  • Black Memento Ink Pad @ $6.00
  • Soft Succulent Classic Stampin' Pad @ $7.50
  • Stampin' Blends at $9.00 each in Blackberry Bliss, Granny Apple Green, Mossy Meadow, Old Olive, Soft Succulent

 

Timeline for Simply Succulents Class to Go:

  • April 19 - Deadline to register & pay.
  • April 20 - SU! order will be placed for supplies needed for kits.
  • April 25 - 27 - Kits will be prepped, packaged, and labeled for shipping.
  • April 27 - Simply Succulents Class to Go kits will ship.

 

To purchase Option 1 or 2, please email me for link to order & pay.

To purchase Option 3, click on PDF STORE in red bar at the top of this page.

 

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Stampin' Peace Hugs, my friends!


Paper Pumpkin Blog Hop Beyond the Horizon

Welcome to another Paper Pumpkin Possibilities Blog Hop. I'm so happy you're here!

We know that many subscribers are waiting on their March kits. While we are waiting, we are doing a Kit Reunion this month so you will see ideas from various past Paper Pumpkin kits. We are getting busy with the Paper Pumpkin stamp sets and kit leftovers that we have on our shelves. Hopefully this will inspire you to tackle some of your older kits too. You might also see some Beyond the Horizons projects. It's sure to be a variety of projects to delight you! 

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Here's a fun Stampin' Up! video showcasing the March 2022 Beyond the Horizon Paper Pumpkin Kit.

I know many people are still waiting for their March Kit due to a shipping issue. I was fortunate and surprised to have received my so am sharing a few alternate cards for you here. This one stumped me a bit as all of the card bases are so beautiful, I hated to cover them up. After playing with kit contents for a bit, I found a way to embellish the card bases with sentiments and die cuts without covering up too much of each of the beautiful card fronts. I hope you like them as much as I do.

Stampin' Up! March 2022 Paper Pumpkin Kit Beyond the Horizon - Mary Knabe
Stampin' Up! March 2022 Paper Pumpkin Kit Beyond the Horizon - Mary Knabe
Stampin' Up! March 2022 Paper Pumpkin Kit Beyond the Horizon - Mary Knabe
Stampin' Up! March 2022 Paper Pumpkin Kit Beyond the Horizon - Mary Knabe
Stampin' Up! March 2022 Paper Pumpkin Kit Beyond the Horizon - Mary Knabe
Stampin' Up! March 2022 Paper Pumpkin Kit Beyond the Horizon - Mary Knabe
Stampin' Up! March 2022 Paper Pumpkin Kit Beyond the Horizon - Mary Knabe

I hope you enjoyed seeing my alternate project for the Beyond the Horizons Paper Pumpkin Kit. Now click on the box below to see Deb Naylor's Paper Pumpkin Project. Then be sure to keep on "hopping" to see many more Paper Pumpkin Reunion projects.

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Here's a peek at next month's Change is Beautiful Paper Pumpkin Kit. MKTL_BAN_1_NA_0422_CHGISBTF

Growing through life can also mean growing pains. Whether they’re climbing their career ladder or moving out for the first time—change can be simultaneously thrilling and scary—but isn’t that what makes life beautiful? Because new beginnings, after all, are simply new adventures. Let your loved ones know you’ll be there to support them through all of life’s chapters! 

The Change is Beautiful kit contains enough supplies to create 9 stunning cards with a unique folding technique to commemorate moments of change. The designs are inspired by the natural cycles of change found in nature. 

 

 

Subscribe to receive monthly Paper Pumpkin kits by clicking here. You will be billed each month and can cancel at any time. OR click here to save when you purchase a 1, 3, 6, or 12 month Pre-paid Paper Pumpkin Subscription in my online store. 

 

Thanks for stopping by my blog Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe. I hope you feel inspired to create fun projects with Paper Pumpkin kits.


Paper Pumpkin Possibilities Safari Celebration

Welcome to another Paper Pumpkin Possibilities Blog Hop. I'm so happy you're here and eager to show you my alternate projects for the Safari Celebration Paper Pumpkin Kit. 

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Here's a fun Stampin' Up! video showcasing February 2022 Paper Pumpkin Kit Safari Celebration.

My alternate projects.

Stampin' Up! February 2022 Paper Pumpkin Kit Safari Celebration - Mary Knabe
Stampin' Up! February 2022 Paper Pumpkin Kit Safari Celebration - Mary Knabe
Stampin' Up! February 2022 Paper Pumpkin Kit Safari Celebration - Mary Knabe
Stampin' Up! February 2022 Paper Pumpkin Kit Safari Celebration - Mary Knabe

Use these as bookmarks for kids or as gift tags on decorated bags.

Stampin' Up! Safari Celebration Paper Pumpkin Kit (2_2022) - Mary Knabe
Stampin' Up! Safari Celebration Paper Pumpkin Kit (2_2022) - Mary Knabe

I hope you enjoyed seeing my alternate project for the Safari Celebration Paper Pumpkin Kit. Now click on the box below to see Sharon Burkert's alternate project using this month's Safari Celebration. Then be sure to keep on "hopping" to see all 15 blog posts featuring more Safari Celebration alternate projects.

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Check out next month's Beyond the Horizon Paper Pumpkin Kit.

You've probably seen the New Horizons Suite in our January - June Mini Catalog, and I bet you love it like I do!  Our March Paper Pumpkin Kit was designed to coordinate with this amazing product suite. And guess what??? You get 2 Stamp Sets, not just the usual 1, in the March Beyond the Horizons Paper Pumpkin Kit. YES, it's true! Thank you, Stampin' Up!, for this extra gift. More stamp sets = more stamping fun!

Click here to see the New Horizons Suite in our Mini Catalog.

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MKTL_SHR_3_US_0322_BEYONDHORIZON-2A little bit about the March Paper Pumpkin Kit:

  • This month’s kit contains enough elements to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes. This all-inclusive kit includes printed card bases, die-cut paper pieces, embellishments, adhesive, and more!
  • The Beyond the Horizon Paper Pumpkin Kit includes a Misty Moonlight Classic Stampin’ Spot!
  • This kit’s stamp set is perfect for any occasion. With sentiments that say “thanks”, “hello”, “thinking of you,” and so many more, you’ll be able to use this stamp set year round.
  • And if you thought one stamp set was great just wait—this month’s kit comes with a BONUS stamp set for FREE! That’s two stamp sets in one kit! It’s our way of saying THANK YOU to you our Paper Pumpkin subscribers.
  • That’s not all! This kit perfectly coordinates with the New Horizons Suite Collection in our January–June 2022 Mini Catalog Which means even more exclusive elegant watercolor designs curated by our in-house artists just for you!
  • Card size: 4-1/4" x 5-1/2" (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2" x 5-3/4" (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating colors: Bumblebee, Calypso Coral, Evening Evergreen, Misty Moonlight, Night of Navy, Old Olive, Pale Papaya

 

Subscribe to receive monthly Paper Pumpkin kits using this link:  https://www.paperpumpkin.com/en-us/sign-up/?demoid=2041349. You will be billed each month and can cancel at any time. OR click here to save when you purchase a 1, 3, 6, or 12 month Pre-paid Paper Pumpkin Subscription in my online store. 

 

Thanks for stopping by my blog Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe. I hope you feel inspired to create fun projects with Paper Pumpkin kits.


Paper Pumpkin Possibilities Blog Hop Kisses & Hugs

Welcome to the first Paper Pumpkin Possibilities Blog Hop of 2022. It's always fun to create alternate projects with my Paper Pumpkin kit each month, then join in the blog hop to share these projects with all of you. I am in love with the January Kisses & Hugs kit with its pretty colors and metallic gold accents, the fun fold cards, and sweet stamp set.

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Here's a fun Stampin' Up! video showcasing the Paper Pumpkin January 2022 Kit Kisses & Hugs.

I chose to make a Valentine collage with my Kisses & Hugs Kit. This project is easy to make and can be framed for hanging or to give as a gift or use it in a scrapbook. No matter what you choose, it'll be a special keepsake for yourself or a loved one.

Stampin'  Up! January 2022 Paper Pumpkin Kit - Kisses & Hugs - Mary Knabe

All the hearts used and their decorations are from the contents of my kit. I added layers of Vellum card stock (8 1/2" x 8 1/2"), Gray Granite card stock (9" x 9"), Gold Foil (9 1/4" x 9 1/4"), and Blushing Bride (12" x 12"). I love the look of this collage - simple but elegant and fun and festive.
Stampin' Up! Kisses & Hugs Paper Pumpkin Kit January  2022 - Mary Knabe

I hope you enjoyed seeing my alternate project for the Kisses & Hugs Paper Pumpkin Kit. Now click on the box below to see Cheryl Hamilton's alternate project using this month's Kisses & Hugs Kit. Then be sure to keep on "hopping" to see all 11 blog posts featuring more Lots of Pun alternate projects.

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Here's a list of all 11 Stampin' Up! Demonstrators participating in the Paper Pumpkin Possibilities Lots of Pun Blog Hop. Happy blog hopping!

  1. Janey Backer 
  2. Darla Watson 
  3. Dana Sullivan 
  4. Charmane Hopkins 
  5. Elizabeth Ames 
  6. Deb Naylor 
  7. Tricia Butts 
  8. June Olsen 
  9. Mary Knabe < You are here.
  10. Cheryl Hamilton
  11. Lisa Ann Bernard  

 

Check out next month's Safari Celebration Paper Pumpkin Kit.

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Did you see that? It’s a mischievous monkey swinging from tree to tree! What about that elephant marching through the mud? Can you catch an antelope galloping in the grass? Grab your binoculars, buckle up, and hop into our off-road truck—there’s so much to see on this safari!

Answer the call of the wild—and your creativity—with the Safari Celebration Paper Pumpkin Kit. This playful, party-themed kit includes all the goodies and gear you need to create nine cards and coordinating envelopes in safari-inspired shapes and patterns you’ll go wild for! Make every occasion a celebration with this month’s amusing animals, beautiful botanicals, and celebratory sentiments.

Don’t monkey around and miss this amazing adventure! Unleash your creativity with February’s wildly fun kit. To explore what’s inside, keep reading!

 

ABOUT THE SAFARI CELEBRATION KIT:

  • This month’s kit contains enough elements to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes. This all-inclusive kit includes printed card bases, die-cut paper pieces, embellishments, adhesive, and more!
  • The Safari Celebration Paper Pumpkin Kit includes a Rich Razzleberry Classic Stampin’ Spot!
  • This kit’s stamp set is an uplifting one! Make every occasion a celebration with sentiments that say “yay!”, “fantastic!”, and other fun phrases.
  • Explore each of our current In Color collections with this colorful kit! Discover designs and paper pieces in Bumblebee (a 2020–2022 In Color), Fresh Freesia (a 2021–2023 In Color), and Soft Succulent (a 2021–2023 In Color).
  • Card size: 4-1/4" x 5-1/2" 
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2" x 5-3/4" 
  • Coordinating colors: Bumblebee, Fresh Freesia, Pear Pizzazz, Rich Razzleberry, Soft Succulent, Soft Suede

 

 

FYI...Sale-A-Bration is a great time to purchase Pre-paid Paper Pumpkin Subscriptions as you can earn FREE products from our Sale-A-Bration Brochure on your 3, 6, or 12 month pre-paid subscription giving you more for your money!!!

 

 

Thanks for stopping by my blog Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe. I hope you feel inspired to create fun projects with Paper Pumpkin kits.


ICS January Blog Hop - Sale-A-Bration

It's time to Celebrate with Sale-A-Bration, Stampin' Up!'s biggest annual promotion. We have exclusive products you can get FREE when you SHOP and/or HOST a Stampin' Up! party with me. For complete details on the Sale-A-Bration Promotion and to see the exclusive products you can get FREE when you Shop and/or Host, click here.

We also have an AMAZING JOINING OFFER. Choose $125 of product, then 2 choose 2 more stamp sets from the Annual Catalog and/or New Mini Catalog absolutely free, and pay just $99 plus tax, and it ALL SHIPS FREE. The start enjoying the wonderful relationships and perks of being on my Merry Stampers Team including a discount on all your future purchases, access to my PDF Tutorials FREE to team members, and so much more! Contact me to discuss the Stampin' Up! opportunity further, or click here if you're ready to JOIN NOW.

Now let's get hopping!

Welcome to the January 2022 Inspire Create Share Blog Hop featuring Sale-A-Bration products. All of the projects created for this month's blog hop are intended to inspire you and help you get your stamping and crafting on.

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For this blog hop post, I decided to create a Slimline Fun Fold Card featuring 2 Sale-A-Bration products, the Driving By Stamp Set and Sunshine & Rainbows 6" x 6" Designer Series Paper. Each of these products can be yours with a $50 Stampin' Up! order or get them both with a $100 order. I also introduced the Cloud Punch and Classic Matte Dots from our new Mini Catalog. There are so many fun new products to create with.

Stampin' Up! Driving By Stamp  Set and Sunshine  & Rainbows  - Mary Knabe
Stampin' Up! Driving By Stamp  Set and Sunshine  & Rainbows  - Mary Knabe


Stampin' Up! Driving By Stamp  Set and Sunshine  & Rainbows  - Mary Knabe

I had fun using the Paper Piecing Technique for the vehicles in the Drive By Sale-A-Bration Stamp Set. I stamped each of the vehicles in Black Momento Ink on Basic White card stock. I then colored the wheels, "chrome", and windows with Stampin' Blends. Next I stamped the vehicles again in Black Momento Ink but this time on various sheets of the Sunshine & Rainbows 6" x 6" Designer Series Paper, also from the Sale-A-Bration Brochure. I then used Paper Snips to cut out the body of each vehicle and adhered them to the vehicles stamped on the white card stock. Lastly, I cut out each completed vehicle and adhered them to the card.
Stampin' Up! Driving By Stamp  Set and Sunshine  & Rainbows  - Mary Knabe

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Dimensions for Slimline Fun Fold Card:

  • Card base = 7" x 8 1/2", score at 3 1/2" on long side. Cut at 1 1/2" from left & rights side of card front to score line. Fold both flaps down and adhere closed.
  • Pool Party with hearts DSP = Cut 2 at 1 1/2" x 3 1/4".
  • Sunshine DSP = 3 1/4" x 5 1/4"
  • Granny Apple Green diagonal stripe DSP = 1/2" x 5 1/4"

 

Now it's time for you to continue blog "hopping" for more creative inspiration and project ideas featuring exclusive Sale-A-Bration products you can get FREE.

Click on the Next Box below to be directed to Terri Takashige's Sale-A-Bration Blog Post.    

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Be sure to click the Next Box in each of the blog posts to continue "blog hopping" to see all 14 Sale-A-Bration projects created. Or use the following list & click on each person's name.

  1. Deb Naylor 
  2. Tricia Butts 
  3. Shirley Merker
  4. Elizabeth Ames
  5. Ginger Rabesa
  6. Cheryl Hamilton 
  7. Mary Knabe < YOU ARE HERE 
  8. Terri Takashige
  9. Charmane Hopkins
  10. Sandra Roberts 
  11. Sharon Burkert 
  12. Joni Metras
  13. Darla Watson  
  14. Debbi Green

 

Stampin' Up! supplies used on my card above - Click any link below to be directed to my online store or contact me to order.

Cloud Punch
$18.00
Paper Snips
$10.00

 

Thanks for viewing this post. I hope you feel inspired to stamp and create. If you like my project, subscribe to Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe at right.

Happy stamping always, friends!

 


Paper Pumpkin Possibilities Lots of Pun

Welcome to the December 2021 Paper Pumpkin Possibilities Blog Hop. It's always fun to create alternate projects with my Paper Pumpkin kit each month, then join in the blog hop to share these projects with all of you.

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Here's a fun Stampin' Up! video showcasing the Paper Pumpkin Lots of Pun Kit and its contents to make funny cards to give.

I decided to make 3" x 3" cards using the contents of my Lots of Pun Paper Pumpkin Kit. I love how they turned out and look forward to using them as gift enclosure cards with various gifts and "pick me ups" for others are needed. Please note that ALL of these 3" x 3" cards were made with leftovers after I made the 9 cards as shown in the kit. I just added some card stock of my own for the card bases and layers of the 3" x 3" cards.

SU! Paper Pumpkin December 2021 Lots of Pun Kit - Mary Knabe

Paper Pumpkin January 2021 Lots of Pun Kit - Mary Knabe
Paper Pumpkin January 2021 Lots of Pun Kit - Mary Knabe
Paper Pumpkin January 2021 Lots of Pun Kit - Mary Knabe

I hope you enjoyed seeing my alternate projects to the Lots of Pun Paper Pumpkin Kit. Now click on the box below to see Janey Backer's alternate project using this month's Lots of Pun Paper Pumpkin Kit. Then be sure to keep on "hopping" to see all 8 blog posts featuring more Lots of Pun alternate projects.

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Here's a list of all 8 Stampin' Up! Demonstrators participating in the Paper Pumpkin Possibilities Lots of Pun Blog Hop. Happy blog hopping!

  1. Deb Naylor
  2. Terri T 
  3. Elizabeth Ames
  4. Tricia Butts   
  5. Mary Knabe < YOU ARE HERE  
  6. Janey Backer
  7. Debbi Green
  8. Dana Sullivan

 

Check out next month's Kisses & Hugs Paper Pumpkin Kit.

We all know that roses are red and violets are blue—it’s time that love-themed cards got an upgrade! The Kisses & Hugs Paper Pumpkin Kit will help you express that forever kind of love with heart-shaped cards that would make Cupid jealous. 

The Kisses & Hugs kit is not bound to just Valentine’s Day, it works for all love occasions year-round like anniversaries, weddings, birthdays, or those “just because” days. Check out the video below to get a taste of what’s included.

Subscribe or purchase a Pre-Paid Paper Pumpkin Subscription by January 10th to receive the Kisses & Hugs Kit.

 

FYI...Sale-A-Bration is a great time to purchase Pre-paid Paper Pumpkin Subscriptions as you can earn FREE products from our Sale-A-Bration Brochure on your 3, 6, or 12 month pre-paid subscription giving you more for your money!!!

 

Thanks for stopping by to view my blog post. I hope it inspires you to create fun projects with Paper Pumpkin kits.


Paper Pumpkin Possibilities Gifts Galore

Welcome to another Paper Pumpkin Possibilities Blog Hop. It's always fun to create alternate projects with each month's kit, then join in the blog hop to share lots of projects with all of you.

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Here's a fun Stampin' Up! video showcasing the Paper Pumpkin Gifts Galore Kit and its contents and the designed holiday treat boxes.

When I received my Gifts Galore Paper Pumpkin Kit, I knew that I wanted to make some gift card holders using the contents. In order to do that and maximize the contents of my kit, I decided to cut apart a couple of the white boxes. I cut each apart on all of the score lines as follows.

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I then used the box fronts and backs to make a pocket on the back of the Pile of Presents, Snowman, and Christmas Tree. Easy peasy. A bit of cutting with my Paper Trimmer and a little Multipurpose Glue and with very little time I was able to whip up some gift card holders - also great for cash and lottery tickets. I added a string to hang on the Christmas Tree or on top of a wrapped present and added personalized tags.

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After making these gift card holders, I looked at the pieces I had left from the two boxes I had cut apart. I knew I could do something with the long strips of card stock that would have formed the bottom and sides of the treat box. I decided to cut the 8" strips in half. I then curled them, applied a bit of Multi Purpose Glue to one end and adhered the ends to form a small tube. Each roll or tube was then glued to the back of each of the festive shapes. Now I have napkin holders that will make a lovely display on dinner table for a party or gathering of family and friends. Again, super easy and super quick to make! The colors used on each of the shapes make anything you make with them festive and fun. You could even add some embellishments to jazz them up even more.

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Did you all notice I had to cut my own carrot noses from Pumpkin Pie card stock???  The Old Olive snowman nose just wasn't doing it for me. Lol

I hope you enjoyed seeing my alternate projects to the Gifts Galore Paper Pumpkin Kit. Now click on the box below to see Elizabeth Ames' alternate project using this month's Gifts Galore Paper Pumpkin Kit. Then be sure to keep on "hopping" to see all 13 blog posts featuring more Gifts Galore alternate projects.

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Here's a list of all 13 Stampin' Up! Demonstrators participating in the Paper Pumpkin Possibilities Gifts Galore Blog Hop. Happy blog hopping!

  1. Janey Backer 
  2. Mary Knabe <  YOU ARE HERE  
  3. Elizabeth Ames  
  4. Deb Naylor 
  5. Charmane Hopkins 
  6. June Olsen 
  7. Tricia Butts 
  8. Darla Watson
  9. Joni Metras
  10. Terri Takashige
  11. Debbi Green
  12. Dana Sullivan 
  13. Judi Anderson  

 

Check out next month's Paper Pumpkin Kit. It looks like another fun one that is sure to bring smiles and laughter!

 
***Order by December 10th to get this "pun-filled" kit.
 
What’s not to “loaf” about a punny joke? It never hurts to have a little laughter, light-heartedness, and humor sprinkled into your schedule. If you’re a fan of fun, get a kick out of clever crafts, and can’t keep it together when you hear a classic knee-slapper, you’ll go bananas over this month’s cute ‘n’ quirky kit!
 
The Lots of Pun Paper Pumpkin Kit includes enough egg-citing elements to create nine cards and coordinating envelopes. From giddy gingham to splatters and stripes, this playful Paper Pumpkin kit features a fun and fresh look with one-of-a-kind patterns and designs! Egg-cellent for any occasion, reason, or season throughout the year, the kit’s pun-packed stamp set provides completely customizable characters for a very versatile crafting experience. Pair each stamp with its matching die-cut snack, then mix up the faces and accessories for an absolutely adorable accent!
 
Pick up your friends and family with pun-filled projects. December’s delightful kit is sure to make ‘em smile! Paper Pumpkin Kits are great fun for a family activity or to do with a group of friends.
 
Purchase a 1, 3, 6, or 12 month Pre-Paid Subscription: http://bit.ly/2V3lWhO
 
Or sign up for a month-to-month subscription: http://bit.ly/325CAPm

 

 

Thanks for stopping by to view my blog post. I hope it inspires you to create fun projects with Paper Pumpkin kits.

 


ICS November Blog Hop - Christmas is Coming!

Welcome to the November Inspire Create Share Christmas is Coming Blog Hop. All of the projects were created to inspire your Christmas card making and crafting.

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For this blog hop post, I wanted to do something very different by using an often overlooked product - Paper Lattices. I've used this product in a couple of different ways so far. The first was as a back drop for cards featuring the Bloom Where You're Planted Suite. Recently I created a fall thank you card by weaving strips of Real Red, Pumpkin Pie, Daffodil Delight, Old Olive card stock through a Paper Lattice making the Paper Lattice the focal point of the card.

For this post, I created a card by weaving 2 pieces of Cherry Cobbler & Gold 1/2" Ribbon through the Paper Lattice - one horizontally and one vertically. I then added a bow of the same ribbon and a small stamped "gift tag" for a Christmas "present" card. I love the way this turned out. It's pretty. It's elegant. It uses my all time favorite red - Cherry Cobbler. The ribbon weaving was easy as the Paper Lattices are more sturdy than you'd think. And this card is quick to make.

I later got to thinking that this would be a fun card to give a gift card. Simply add a card stock or DSP pocket to the inside. And if I can make a Christmas present card, why not make birthday present card too. The possibilities are endless.

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Stampin' Up! Tidings & Trimmings Stamp Set  Paper Lattice  Cherry Cobbler_Gold Ribbon - Mary Knabe

TIP: Use a small dot of Multipurpose Glue on each little solid diamond shape on the back of the Paper Lattice to adhere it to your card front.

 

Now it's time for you to continue blog "hopping" for more wonderful holiday ideas to inspire you.

Click on the Next Box below to be directed to Tricia Butt's blog

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Be sure to click the Next Box in each of the blog posts to continue "blog hopping" to see all 15 Christma projects created. Or use the following list & click on each person's name.

  1. Deb Naylor 
  2. Terri Takashige 
  3. Charmane Hopkins 
  4. Elizabeth Ames 
  5. June Olsen 
  6. Ginger Rabesa
  7. Cheryl Hamilton  
  8. SharonHashimoto Burkert
  9. Janey Backer 
  10. Darla Watson
  11. Shirley Merker 
  12. Mary Knabe - You Are Here  
  13. Tricia Butts 
  14. Joni Metras
  15. Darla Roberts

 

Stampin' Up! products used in my Paper Lattice card above - Click on any link below to be directed to my online store or contact me to order.

Paper Snips
$10.00

 

Thanks for visiting Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe and all the other blogs in our ICS Christmas is Coming Blog Hop.


Stampin' Up! News:

What a great time to join my Stampin' Up! Team, Mary's Merry Stampers with the START WITH SAVINGS joining promotion. It's an unbeatable deal that you don't want to miss.
A $125 value for just $75.
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Jump for join! There’s no better time than November to begin your Stampin’ Up! business. Why? If you sign up to be an independent Stampin’ Up! demonstrator before the end of the month, you’ll get the $99 Starter Kit—filled with your pick of products—for only $75! Start your Stampin’ Up! business strong with big savings.

Enjoy early access to our amazing products, exclusive perks, an opportunity to earn additional income, and an incredible community of crafters. Whether you want to make the most of your paper crafting passion or build a business, there’s so much in store for you with Stampin’ Up!

Contact me to discuss this amazing deal and the Stampin' Up! opportunity or click here to join immediately with this amazing deal.  If joining online, please be sure you see my name Mary Knabe as the person/upline you are joining with.

 
 
The Eden's Garden Collection is here!
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Click here to see all the beautiful products in the Eden's Garden Collection. The entire collection is so beautiful and will help you create stunning cards and paper crafts.
 
PLEASE NOTE:
While the Eden's Garden Bundle will be in the 2022 January - June Mini Catalog,
the Ever Garden Specialty Designer Series Paper, Ever Garden Cotton Paper, and Garden Gems will NOT be in that catalog and are available now only while supplies last.
 

Stampin' Up! Eden's Garden Suite - Mary Knabe
Stampin' Up! Eden's Garden Suite - Mary Knabe

 

Want a fun way to package treats, trinkets, small gifts, and gift cards? Order the the GIFTS GALORE Paper Pumpkin Kit now but no later than December 10th.

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What a great family activity or gift for yourself or a friend. These treat packages are a great way to give gift cards or treats for teachers, co-worker, classmates, bible study groups, neighbors, seniors, and more!

We all love to see piles of presents on Christmas morning. Make that your reality with the Gifts Galore Paper Pumpkin Kit! With classic Christmas sentiments, bright and festive colors, a sweet snowman, a tree with all the trimmings, or a playful pile of presents, you’ll have everything you need to make eye-catching treat packages that are sure to spread Christmas cheer. Each Gifts Galore box contains enough supplies to create nine treat packages—three each of three designs—and nine food-safe bags that are adorably styled for easy Christmas gifting. There’s plenty of joy to share with Gifts Galore!
 
Purchase a 1, 3, 6, or 12 month Pre-Paid Subscription: http://bit.ly/2V3lWhO
 
Or sign up for a month-to-month subscription: http://bit.ly/325CAPm
 
 
Happy stamping and crafting, my friends.