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Nothing's Better Than...

You have to love a fun card layout that is so versatile you want to use it over and over. That is exactly what you're going to see in this Facebook Live replay. I demonstrate a fun, easy, versatile card layout as I make a card using the Nothing's Better Than stamp set. I then use that same layout to make 2 more cards featuring the Hues of Happiness Designer Series Paper. I think you're going to love what you see.


Stampin' Up! Nothing's Better Than - Mary Knabe
Ooooh, this card makes me dream of VACATION in a warm and sunny location or sitting poolside with friends.
Stampin' Up! Nothing's Better Than - Mary Knabe

Nothing's Better Than being able to use a favorite card layout over and over again as you will see in the photos below.
Stampin' Up! Nothing's Better Than - Mary Knabe
Stampin' Up! Nothing's Better Than - Mary Knabe

As you can see in the photos below, I changed out the Stitched Rectangle Die for a smaller one in my third card. Otherwise, the card layout is the same. You could do this same layout with other shapes or with flowers stamped, colored, and die cut with the Happiness Abounds Bundle. The sky's the limit.
Stampin' Up! Nothing's Better Than - Mary Knabe
Stampin' Up! Nothing's Better Than - Mary Knabe

 

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

 

***Please note that the Hues of Happiness Designer Series Paper and Glossy Dots embellishments can be found in our new 2022 - 2023 Annual Catalog which debuts May 3rd. Therefore, no shopping links are available for these products until then.

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If you don't have a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, I'd love to be yours and would be happy to send you a complimentary catalog. Please email me with your catalog request. Be sure to include your first and last name and mailing address.

 

 

Join my 2022-2024 In Color Club Now!

Deadline to join is May 2nd.

I LOVE LOVE LOVE the 2022 - 2024 In Colors and think you will too. These colors debut on May 3rd in the 2022- 2023 Annual Catalog. If you're like me, you want all the new In Color products. I can help you acquire these without breaking the bank by purchasing them all at once. Join my 2022 - 2024 In Color Club. Each month for 5 months starting in May, you'll receive all of the In Color products of one color. By the end of the 5 months, you'll have a complete collection of all the new In Color products. My In Color Clubs have been very popular with my customers in the past, and I'm excited to be offering it again this year.

Pay nothing now. I will bill you monthly starting May 3rd. You will receive your products by the 15th of each month.

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BEST VALUE > I Want It All" In Color Club = $72/month including shipping 

Each month May - September, you will receive the following products in 1 of 5 New In Colors:

Classic Ink Pad

Re-inker

Stampin' Write Marker

Stampin' Blends Combo Pack (light & dark)

Pack of 8 1/2" x 11" Card Stock

8 sheets of 6" x 6" In Color Designer Series Paper

4 sheets of 6" x 6" Glimmer Paper

4 Tea Boutique Cards & Envelopes

Bolt of ribbon

Bolt of Baker's Twine

Matte Decorative Dots

Handmade card

Surprise Stampin' Up! gift

 

"Just the Basics" In Color Club = $48/month including shipping

Each month May - September, you will receive the following products in 1 of 5 New In Colors:

Classic Ink Pad

Re-inker

Stampin' Write Marker

Pack of 8 1/2" x 11" Card Stock

Bolt of ribbon

Handmade card 

Click here to JOIN MY 2022 - 2024 IN COLOR CLUB

 

 

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!

 
 
Thanks very much for visiting Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe. I love what I do and appreciate the opportunity to share what I love with you. If you like what you see here, please subscribe to my blog and newsletter to the right, and/or share with your friends and family.
 
Enjoy your day.
 
Stampin' Peace hugs to you!

Show off both sides of your DSP

The new Happy Forest Friends Suite Collection is absolutely sweet and precious in every way. It's perfect for creating cards for little ones, new babies, parents to be, and even those nature and forest lovers. In this FB Live video replay, I use the Happy Forest Friends products to show you how to make a fun fold card featuring BOTH sides of your Happy Forest Friends Designer Series Paper or other favorite DSP. I can't to see your version of this card!

Stampin' Up! Happy Forest Friends Suite - Mary Knabe (25)

Stampin' Up! Happy Forest Friends Suite - Mary Knabe (25)
Stampin' Up! Happy Forest Friends Suite - Mary Knabe (25)
Stampin' Up! Happy Forest Friends Suite - Mary Knabe (25)
Stampin' Up! Happy Forest Friends Suite - Mary Knabe (25)
Stampin' Up! Happy Forest Friends Suite - Mary Knabe (25)

 

 

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

Paper Snips
$11.00
 
 
 
Registration Now Open for my Abigail Rose Class to Go 

In my Abigail Rose Class to Go you'll make 8 stunning and elegant cards (2 each of 4 designs) appropriate for a wide range of occasions or reasons for sending pretty cards. I have several class options for you to choose from. Choose the one that's best for you. Deadline to order and pay is Tuesday, June 28th.

   

Option 1: Cottage Rose Class to Go = $82.00  Includes Cottage Rose Bundle (stamp set & dies), pack of Elegant Faceted Gems, supplies to make 8 cards (2 each of 4 designs), PDF Tutorial sent via email, Priority Shipping.

Option 2: Card Supplies + Embellishment Pack = $38.00  Includes supplies to make 8 cards (2 each of 4 designs), pack of Elegant Faceted Gems, PDF Tutorial sent via email, shipping to your home. This option does NOT include Cottage Rose Bundle needed to complete cards in this class.

Option 3: PDF Tutorial Only = $15.00  Includes supply list, color photos, cutting dimensions and instructions to make 4 different cards. 

Option 4: Join my team and get access to all my Class to Go PDF Tutorials FREE.

Add Ons: Those purchasing Option 1 or 2 may add on the following Stampin' Up! products at catalog price without additional shipping costs.

  • Crumb Cake Classic Stampin' Pad @ $8.00
  • Petal Pink Stampin' Blends @ $9.00
  • So Saffron Stampin' Blends @ $9.00
  • Soft Sea Foam Stampin' Blends @ $9.00

Timeline for Abigail Rose Class to Go:

  • June 28th - Last day to order.
  • June 29th - Stampin' Up! supplies needed for Class to Go kits will be ordered.
  • July 5th - 7th - Kits will be prepped, packaged, and labeled for shipping.
  • July 8th - Cottage Rose Class to Go kits will ship.

To purchase Option 1 or 2, email me at mknabe2008@gmail.com for link to order and pay.

To purchase Option 3, click on PDF STORE in the red bar at the top of this page. PDF Tutorials are listed in alphabetical order and are available for immediate download upon purchase.

To Join My Team and get all my PDF Tutorials FREE, click here.

 
 
Make today a great day!

6" x 6" One Sheet Wonder with Abigail Rose DSP

I've got another fabulous 6" x 6" One Sheet Wonder - my favorite kind. In this video demonstration, I show you how to make 4 cards quickly and easily with this One Sheet Wonder featuring the Abigail Rose Suite. I cut a 6" x 6" piece of Abigail Rose Designer Series Paper to begin. Enjoy this video, then gather your favorite Stampin' Up! Designer Series Paper and get started making your own cards with this 6" x 6" One Sheet Wonder. AND for even more cards, cut one 12" x 12" sheet of DSP into four 6" x 6" squares and cut as instructed for a total of 16 cards. It's a great way to build up your stash of cards or when you need several of the same cards for a specific occasion.

 

Stampin' Up!  Abigail Rose DSP - Mary Knabe
Stampin' Up!  Abigail Rose DSP - Mary Knabe

Cutting Dimensions for 6" x 6" One Sheet Wonder:

  • Use a pencil to mark 1 1/2" along top from left corner.
  • Turn and do the same on each of the other 3 sides.
  • Cut line along marks on opposite sides.
  • All 4 pieces will be same shape and size.

Cutting Dimensions for Cards:

  • Very Vanilla card base = 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", score at 4 1/4".
  • Crumb Cake card stock = 4 7/8" x 3 5/8"
  • Early Espresso card stock = 5" x 3 3/4"

Stampin' Up! Cottage Rose Bundle with Abigail Rose DSP - Mary Knabe


Stampin' Up! Cottage Rose Bundle with Abigail Rose DSP - Mary Knabe
Stampin' Up! Cottage Rose Bundle with Abigail Rose DSP - Mary Knabe


Stampin' Up! Cottage Rose Bundle with Abigail Rose DSP - Mary Knabe (3)
Stampin' Up! Cottage Rose Bundle with Abigail Rose DSP - Mary Knabe (3)
Stampin' Up! Cottage Rose Bundle with Abigail Rose DSP - Mary Knabe (3)
Stampin' Up! Cottage Rose Bundle with Abigail Rose DSP - Mary Knabe (3)

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

Paper Snips
$11.00

 

Sweetest Cherries Class to Go

Make 8 bright, cheerful cards (2 each of 4 designs) with my Sweetest Cherries Class to Go.
With 3 options to choose from, I have something for everyone.
Deadline to order & pay for Sweetest Cherries Class to Go is June 21st.
 
Choose the Sweetest Cherries Class to Go option that's best for you:
 
Option 1: Sweetest Cherries Full Class to Go = $75.00  Includes Sweetest Cherries Bundle (stamp set & punch), pack of 2022-2024 In Color DSP, pack of Decorative Matte Dots, supplies to make 8 cards (2 each of 4 designs), PDF Tutorial sent via email, Priority Shipping.
 
Option 2: Card supplies ++ = $48.00   Includes pack of 2022-2024 In Color DSP, pack of Decorative Matte Dots, supplies to make 8 cards (2 each of 4 designs), PDF Tutorial sent via email, shipping to your home. This option does NOT include Sweetest Cherries Bundle needed to complete this class.
 
Option 3: PDF Tutorial Only = $15.00   PDF Tutorial includes supply list, color photos, cutting dimensions & instructions to make 4 different cards. To purchase PDF Tutorial Only, click on PDF Store in the red bar at the top of this page. Tutorials are in alphabetical order and available for immediate download upon purchase.
 
Option 4: Get all my Class to Go PDF Tutorials FREE when you join my Stampin' Up! team.
 
Add Ons:   Those purchasing Option 1 or 2 of my Sweetest Cherries Class to Go have the option to Add On the following Stampin' Up! products at catalog price with no additional shipping charges.  
  • Tuxedo Black Momento Ink Pad @ $6.00
  • Sweet Sorbet Ink Pad @ $8.00
  • Parakeet Party Ink Pad @ $8.00
  • Orchid Oasis Ink Pad @ $8.00
Timeline for Sweetest Cherries Class to Go:
  • June 21st - Deadline to order & pay.
  • June 22nd - SU! products needed for kits will be ordered.
  • June 27th - 28th - Kits will be prepped, packaged, and labeled for shipping.
  • June 29th - Sweetest Cherries Class to Go kits will ship.

To order Option 1 or 2, email me for link to order & pay by June 21st.

To order Option 3 PDF Tutorial Only, click on 'PDF Store' in the red bar at the top of this page. Tutorials are listed in alphabetical order and are available for immediate download upon purchase.

 
 
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Have a wonderful weekend. I'll be working and helping Andrea and Jon with final prep for their wedding on June 26th.

He's The Man!

I love One Sheet Wonders - especially 6" x 6" One Sheet Wonders! They're fun. They're fast. They're manageable without being overwhelming like some of the larger OSWs can be. I shared the following 6" x 6" DOUBLE One Sheet Wonder a while back featuring the He's The Man DSP, but wanted to show it to you again.  Why??? Because I used it again with the same DSP but some alternate card layouts. If you missed my May 3rd blog post with the video demonstration (or just want a refresher), can see it below. But then KEEP SCROLLING because I have more cards to show you (some with alternate card layouts) using the same 6" x 6" One Sheet Wonder.

6_ x 6_ One Sheet Wonder - Mary Knabe

Cutting Dimensions for card stock for 4 cards:

  • Card bases (cut 4) = 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", score at 4 1/4" on long side, fold in half
  • Basic White inside card (cut 4) = 5 1/4" x 4"
  • Card stock layer (cut 4) = 3" x 3 1/4"
  • Card stock layer (cut 2) = 2 1/2" x 4 1/2"
  • Card stock layer (cut 2) = 1 1/4" x 4 1/2"
  • Card stock layer (cut 2) = 3 1/2" x 2"

Stampin' Up! He's The Man DSP - Mary Knabe

I love the different themes included in the He's The Man Suite - BBQs, classic cars, camping, and even tools for the handyman.

Stampin' Up! He's The Man Suite - Mary Knabe (2)
Stampin' Up! He's The Man Suite - Mary Knabe (2)
Stampin' Up! He's The Man Suite - Mary Knabe (2)

The 2 sheets of dies cuts included in the He's The Man DSP make creating cards SUPER EASY. Great cards with no stamping made quickly. AND it's a great introduction to card making for first timers.

Stampin' Up! He's The Man Suite - Mary Knabe (5)
Stampin' Up! He's The Man Suite - Mary Knabe (5)

I can't seem to get enough of the Rustic Metallic Dot Embellishments. They're not only great for these masculine cards, but have been used on a wide variety of cards I've made for lots of different people and occasions.
Stampin' Up! He's The Man Suite - Mary Knabe (5)

 

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

 

 

Registration is now open for my Potted Geraniums Class to Go

I can't help but think SUMMER when I look at the new Potted Geraniums Bundle. The Potted Geraniums Stamp Set & coordinating Geranium Dies are perfect for creating pretty cards to send during the summer months. You'll make 8 cards (2 each of 4 designs) in my Potted Geraniums Class to Go. With 3 options to choose from, I have something for everyone.

Please order & pay by June 14th.

      

Choose the class option that's best for you:

Option 1: Potted Geraniums Class to Go = $72.00  Includes Potted Geraniums Bundle (stamp set & dies), supplies to make 8 cards (2 each of 4 designs), PDF Tutorial sent via email, Priority Shipping.

Option 2: Card Supplies = $30.00  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 Potted Geraniums Bundle needed to complete the cards in this class.

Option 3: PDF Tutorial Only = $15.00  Includes supply list, color photos, cutting dimensions and instructions to make 4 different cards. PDF Tutorial will be sent via email on or before June 14th. To purchase PDF Tutorial Only, click on PDF Store in the red bar at the top of this page.

Option 4: Join my team and get all of my Class to Go PDF Tutorials FREE.

Add Ons:  Those who purchase Option 1 or 2 have the option to add on the following Stampin' Up! products to their Potted Geraniums Class to Go order at catalog price without additional shipping charges.

  • Black Momento Ink Pad @ $6.00
  • Real Red Ink Pad @ $8.00
  • Garden Green Ink Pad @ $8.00
  • Crumb Cake Ink Pad @ $8.00
  • Timeworn Type 3D Embossing Folder @ $10.00

Timeline for Potted Geraniums Class to Go:

  • June 14th - Deadline to order & pay.
  • June 15th - SU! products needed for Class to Go kits will be ordered.
  • June 20th - 21st - Class to Go kits will be prepped, packaged, and labeled for shipping.
  • June 22nd- Potted Geraniums Class to Go kits will ship.

To order Option 1 or 2, email me for link to order & pay by June 14th.

To order Option 3 PDF Tutorial Only, click on 'PDF Store' in the red bar at the top of this page. Tutorials are listed in alphabetical order and are available for immediate download upon purchase.

 

Theres still time to order the Pick of the Crop June 2022 Paper Pumpkin Kit, but hurry. You need to order by June 10th to receive this kit. Stampin' Up! kits make great summer fun for kids and families! You can even take them camping with you!

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. 

Create Fast & Fabulous Cards

Today's focus is on creating a set of cards quickly and easily when you needs lots or just want to build up your stash of cards to have on hand when needed. And we always need birthday cards. Everyone we know has a birthday, right? In the following video, I demonstrate 2 layouts, same but sized differently, to help you make a stack of cards in a jiffy. The first layout allows you to make 9 cards with 1 sheet of Designer Series Paper. The second layout allows you to make 12 cards with 1 sheet of Designer Series Paper. The "Fast & Fabulous" card made for this post feature the Go To Greetings Stamp Set and Pretty Prints Designer Series Paper. Watch, learn, then pull out your card stock and Designer Series Paper to prep for your own set of Fast & Fabulous cards.

The 5 cards you see below are the ones I demonstrated in my FB Live which went out to 5 lucky viewers after my June 6th Facebook Live. (I very often give a way the cards I make in my Lives). These are just 5 of the total 21 I made using the 2 layouts shown in my demonstration. After finishing my Live, it took me just about an hour to complete the other 16 cards including adding the white card stock to the inside of each card and embellishing the card fronts. When I say these are Fast & Fabulous Cards, they really are. 
Stampin' Up! Go To Greetings & Pretty Prints DSP - Mary Knabe

Stampin' Up! Go To Greetings & Pretty Prints DSP - Mary Knabe

Cutting Dimensions for set of 9 cards above:

  • Card base (cut 9) = 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", score at 4 1/4" on long side, fold in half.
  • Basic White card stock for inside cards (cut 9) = 5 1/4" x 4"
  • Basic White card stock (or coordinating color) (cut 9) = 5 1/4" x 4"
  • 12" x 12" sheet of DSP = cut into nine 4" x 4" squares
  • Mark each DSP square at 1 1/2" from bottom left corner and 1 1/2" from top right corner. Line up pencil marks in cutting groove and cut at an angle.

    Stampin' Up! Go To Greetings & Pretty Prints DSP - Mary Knabe

Cutting Dimensions for set of 12 cards above:

  • Card base (cut 12) = 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", score at 4 1/4" on long side, fold in half.
  • Basic White card stock for inside cards (cut 12) = 5 1/4" x 4"
  • Basic White card stock (or coordinating color) (cut 12) = 3" x 4 1/4"
  • 12" x 12" sheet of DSP = cut into twelve 3" x 3 3/4" rectangles
  • Mark each DSP square at 1 1/2" from bottom left corner and 1 1/2" from top right corner. Line up pencil marks in cutting groove and cut at an angle.
  • I used the pre-cut Lovely Layers Vellum which is 5" x 3 3/4"

 

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

Paper Snips
$11.00

 

NEW starting this month:
 
Recently, I was asked to join the Create With Us International Tutorial Bundle Team. I'm honored and excited to be a part of this group. Each month, the team comprised of demonstrators from around the world each submit a tutorial based on a suite or collection of products. All the tutorials are then put together in one PDF Tutorial Bundle.
 
  • Customers who place an order of $50 during the month will receive that month's tutorial bundle FREE via email.
  • OR customers may choose to purchase the tutorial bundle for $20 without placing a SU! order. Click here to purchase this month's tutorial bundle.
 
Our June Tutorial Bundle featured the HUES OF HAPPINESS SUITE. The photo is a Sneak Peek of all the cards included in this month's tutorial.

 

Have you subscribed to my Stampin' Peace Newsletter? If not, you can do so at the right.

Take a look at today's newsletter including info on my new Potted Geraniums Class to Go by clicking on the following link:  https://conta.cc/3H15SDd

Stampin' Up! Potted Geraniums Bundle - Mary Knabe

 

Today, June 7th, is the LAST DAY to order my Happy Forest Friends Mega Class to Go. Click here for details.    Stampin' Up! Happy Forest Friends Suite - Mary Knabe

 

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 taking your time to view today's creative inspiration and news from Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe.

Stampin' Peace Hugs,


Spring Tulips DSP Technique

Spring is in the air. I'm enjoying some warmer temperatures and lots of sunshine in central Ohio today. I can't wait to see spring flowers in my yard and on my walks in a few weeks. Until them, I'm enjoying some tulips in paper form with the Flowering Fields Suite by Stampin' Up!. This MEGA suite is filled with wonderful products that will make you smile the whole time you're creating with it.  And the projects you make will surely make others smile too.

In this video replay of my February 28th Facebook Live, I demonstrate how to  make each of these cards with a 3" x 3" square of Flowering Fields Designer Series Paper. It's an easy technique that makes a big impact. I love it and hope you do too.

Card Dimensions:

  • Card base = 4 1/4" x 11", score at 5 1/2" on long side
  • Basic White inside = 5 1/4" x 4"
  • Basic White on card front = 5 3/8" x 4 1/8"
  • DSP = 3" x 3" (cut into strips as shown in video)

Stampin' Up! Flowering Fields Suite - Mary Knabe (8)
Stampin' Up! Flowering Fields Suite - Mary Knabe (8)There are slight variations in these 2 cards. Can you spot the differences? 
Stampin' Up! Flowering Fields Suite - Mary Knabe (8)

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

 

Easter Friends Class to Go - Order yours today.

Spring is just around the corner, and then Easter next month. You can make 8 pretty cards to celebrate Spring and Easter with my Easter Friends Class to Go. I have 3 great options to choose from. Pick the one that's best for you. Deadline to order is Tuesday, March 8th.

    

Choose from the following 3 options:

Option 1: Easter Friends Full Class to Go = $42.00  Includes Easter Friends Stamp Set ($23 value), supplies to make 8 cards (2 each of 4 designs), PDF Tutorial via email, and Priority Shipping.

Option 2: Card Supplies = $28.00  Includes supplies to make 8 cards (2 each of 4 designs), PDF Tutorial via email, and shipping to your home.

Option 3: PDF Tutorial Only = $15.00  Includes supply list, color photos, cutting dimensions & instructions to make 4 different cards. NEW: Click on PDF STORE in the red bar at the top of this blog page to purchase Option 3. PDF's are listed in alphabetical order. The PDF Tutorial will be available for immediate download upon purchase. 

 

Add Ons Available:  Those purchasing Easter Friends Class to Go Option 1 or 2, have the opportunity to add on the following SU! products at catalog price with no additional shipping charges.

  • Classic Stampin' Pads (ink pads) @ $7.50 each in Balmy Blue, Daffodil Delight, Granny Apple Green, Misty Moonlight, and Soft Suede.
  • Stampin' Blends @ $9.00 each in Crumb Cake, Daffodil Delight, Pumpkin Pie, Petal Pink, and Soft Suede.
  • Ornate Floral and Tasteful Textile 3D Embossing Folders at $9.00 each. Note that embossed card stock as needed will be included with your class to go kit, but I'm allowing these as add on options if you would like to own them for future use.

 

Timeline for Easter Friends Class to Go:

  • March 8th - Deadline to order & pay. 
  • March 9th - Stampin' Up! products needed for class kits will be ordered.
  • March 14-17th - Class kits will be prepped, packaged, and labeled for shipping
  • March 18th - Class kits will ship.
 
Please email me for link to order & pay for Option 1 or 2. 
 
To purchase Option 3, please click on PDF Store in the red bar at the top.
 

Thanks for your interest in Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe. I hope you feel inspired to create with what you learned here today. Enjoy your day and happy stamping always!
 

Abstract Beauty Mini One Sheet Wonders

Oh, Abstract Beauty 4" x 6" Specialty Designer Series Paper. I LOVE LOVE LOVE it. It's filled with bright colors and fun patterns and images. It's a size we haven't seen in Designer Series Paper in many years. That's why I wanted to share some quick and easy card layouts using the Abstract Beauty 4" x 6" DSP in my December 31st Facebook Live. Think of the layouts you see in this Video Replay as "Mini One Sheet Wonders". They'll help you create fun cards in no time with just a few supplies.

 

Stampin' Up! Special Moments Stamp Set & Abstract Beauty DSP - Mary Knabe
Stampin' Up! Special Moments Stamp Set & Abstract Beauty DSP - Mary KnabeCutting Dimensions for You're Amazing Card above:

  • Card base - 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", score at 4 1/4" on long side.
  • Abstract Beauty DSP is 4" x 6" = cut to 4" x 5 1/4", flip over 3/4" strip.
  • Basic White card stock = 1" x 3"

 

Stampin' Up! Special Moments Stamp Set & Abstract Beauty DSP - Mary Knabe
Stampin' Up! Special Moments Stamp Set & Abstract Beauty DSP - Mary Knabe
Stampin' Up! Special Moments Stamp Set & Abstract Beauty DSP - Mary Knabe

Cutting Dimensions for Night of Navy Cards above:

  • Card base = 5 1/2" x 8 /12", score at 4 1/4" on long side
  • Abstract Beauty 4" x 6" DSP = Cut to 4" x 5 1/2". Then cut into two pieces each measuring 2" x 5 1/2". Cut the 4" x 1/2" in half to use on Sympathy card above.

 

Stampin' Up! Special Moments Stamp Set & Abstract Beauty DSP - Mary Knabe (5)
Stampin' Up! Special Moments Stamp Set & Abstract Beauty DSP - Mary Knabe (5)
Stampin' Up! Special Moments Stamp Set & Abstract Beauty DSP - Mary Knabe (5)

Cutting Dimensions for black/white/gold cards above:

  • Card base = 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", score at 4 1/4" on long side
  • Basic White card stock = 5 1/4" x 4"
  • Abstract Beauty 4" x 6" DSP = Cut to 4" X 5 1/4". Turn horizontally and cut three 1 3/4" x 4" strip. Turn each strip horizontally and cut into 1 3/4" x square. You should now have six 1 3/4" squares with leftover pieces.
  • Use the three 1/2" x 1 3/4" strips for the banners on each of the cards.
  • Use 3/4" x 4" strip on inside of one of the cards.

 

New January - June Mini Catalog Products

Please note that the Abstract Beauty 4" x 6" DSP (#158039 - $15) and Brushed Brass Butterflies (#158136 - $10) are available to purchase beginning January 4th, therefore, there is no link for them today, January 3rd. The Special Moments Stamp Set (#158081) is available FREE with a $100 Stampin' Up! order placed during our Sale-A-Bration promotion January 4th - February 28th, 2022.

 

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

Paper Snips
$10.00

 

I'm so excited to see what 2022 brings both personally and professionally. I look forward to sharing lots more creative inspiration, stamping tips and techniques, and fun projects with you through my Facebook Lives, Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe Blog Posts, and YouTube Channel. 

Be sure to tune in for my January 4th Facebook Live at 11am EST on Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe for my New Catalog Tour!

Have a great day and make it a great week.


Stack & Shuffle Technique

Here's a fun technique that allows you to showcase your favorite Stampin' Up! Designer Series Paper and make a set of 4 cards quickly and easily. You're going to love it, so start pulling out your favorite DSP so you can craft along with me in this video.

Cutting Dimensions:

  • Card base = 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", score at 4 1/4" on long side, fold in half.
  • Basic White card stock for inside of card = 5 1/4" x 4"
  • 4 different but coordinating pieces of DSP = 5 1/4" x 4"
  • Stack the 4 pieces of DSP. With stack in vertical position, cut at 2 3/4". Turn stack of wide strips to horizontal position, and cut at 3". Turn stack of narrow strips to horizontal position, and cut at 2".
  • Shuffle DSP stacks as shown in video

 

My sample cards shown below feature the Pansy Petals Designer Series Paper (AC pg. 132). Do you notice any new products used on these cards? You may have noticed a new sentiment which is from the Special Moments Sale-A-Bration Stamp Set which you can get FREE with a $100 purchase during our Sale-A-Bration Promotion January 4th - February 28th. The Brushed Brass Butterflies can be purchased from the January - June Mini Catalog also available beginning January 4th.

Stampin' Up! Special Moments SAB Stamp Set - Mary Knabe
Stampin' Up! Special Moments SAB Stamp Set - Mary Knabe

This next set of cards featured the Sweet Symmetry Designer Series Paper (AC pg. 133). New products on these cards includes the sentiment from Special Moments SAB Stamp Set and the Denim Ribbon.
Stampin' Up! Special Moments SAB Stamp Set - Mary Knabe
Stampin' Up! Special Moments SAB Stamp Set - Mary Knabe

The Black & White DSP is part of the Pattern Party Designer Series Paper for Hosts (AC pg. 171). Again, the sentiment is from the Special Moments SAB Stamp Set. The Real Red Faux Linen Ribbon is also new, and you will LOVE it. It's so nice to work with.
Stampin' Up! Special Moments SAB Stamp Set - Mary Knabe
Stampin' Up! Special Moments SAB Stamp Set - Mary Knabe

 

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

PLEASE NOTE:  The "Sneak Peek" products used in this video demonstration do not have links yet as they are not available to order until January 4th when the 2022 January - June Mini Catalog goes live. These include the Brushed Brass Butterflies, Denim Ribbon, and Real Red Linen Ribbon. The Special Moments Stamp Set can be yours free with a $100 order during our Sale-A-Bration Promotion January 4th - February 28th.

Paper Snips
$10.00

 

I sure hope that during this busy holiday season you are finding time to slow down, step back, and just enjoy the moments with the people around you. You may have noticed, I haven't posted in several days. That's because I felt the need to slow down and enjoy this special time of year with my family. I wish you peace and joy and a break from the hustle and bustle on this day.

Happy Stamping Always!

 

 


Make 12 Beautiful Cards Quickly & Easily

I think you are going to love the cards I show you how to make in this Facebook Live Video Replay. I show you how to make a stack of 12 cards quickly and easily in under an hour. I use the beautiful new Eden's Garden Collection which is so versatile it lets you create cards for both men and women and for just about any occasion or reason for sending a handmade card. Make up the 12 cards, then add a sentiment as needed.

Cutting Dimensions:

  • Evening Evergreen Card Base = 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", scored & folded at 4 1/4"
  • Basic White inside card = 5 1/4" x 4"
  • Ever Eden DSP = 4" x 3"
  • Soft Succulent layer = 4 1/4" x 3 1/4" 

 

Stampin' Up! Eden's Garden - Mary Knabe (12)
Stampin' Up! Eden's Garden - Mary Knabe (12)
Stampin' Up! Eden's Garden - Mary Knabe (12)
Stampin' Up! Eden's Garden - Mary Knabe (12)

A bit of Gold Foil and fun with punches adds beautiful accents to these simple cards.

Stampin' Up! Eden's Garden - Mary Knabe (12)

 

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

Paper Snips
$10.00

 

Thanks for visiting Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe. I hope you will give this EASY 12" x 12" One Sheet Wonder a try. I think you're going to love it!

Have a wonderful day and happy stamping always!


4 STUNNING Blackberry Beauty Cards

I don't know about you, but I love to make batches of cards so that I always have a stash at my ready. An easy card layout can help you do that. And by mixing and matching Stampin' Up! Designer Series Paper and incorporating it in the card layout, you can create lots of different cards with that 1 card layout. 

In the following Facebook Live video replay, you'll see me demonstrate making 4 different cards using the same easy card layout and same Blackberry Beauty Designer Series Paper. You'll also pick up some tips and making your envelopes stunning too!

The card below I pulled from my stash and CASE'd it make 4 beautiful cards with products from the Blackberry Beauty Suite.
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Cutting Dimensions:

  • Card base = 4 1/4" x 11", score & fold at 5 b1/2" on long side
  • White or Vanilla card stock for inside card = 5 1/4" x 4"
  • Designer Series Paper = Cut 1 piece 1 3/4" x 5 1/4" for center strip
  • Coordinating DSP = Cut 2 pieces 1" x 5 1/4" for left and right strips.

Stampin' Up! Blackberry Beauty Suite - Mary Knabe

I love pairing these two sentiments from the Beauty of Tomorrow Stamp Set on the outside and inside of my cards. Perfect sentiment for so many people I know.
Stampin' Up! Beauty of Tomorrow Stamp Set - Mary Knabe

Another stunning card made with this simple layout and the Blackberry Beauty Suite! Who would you send this one too??? Definitely someone is need of our support?

Stampin' Up! Blackberry Beauty Suite - Mary Knabe (1)

For the next two cards, I changed the orientation of the card layout from vertical to horizontal making this simple layout even more versatile.
Stampin' Up! Blackberry Beauty Suite - Mary Knabe (1)"I'm Here For You" is a sentiment you can send to people for so many different reasons. Everyone wants to feel love and support from friends and family.
Stampin' Up! Blackberry Beauty Suite - Mary Knabe (1)
Stampin' Up! Blackberry Beauty Suite - Mary Knabe (1)It was fun to stamp the same image on the envelope as I used on the inside of my card.
Stampin' Up! Blackberry Beauty Suite - Mary Knabe (1)

 

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

Paper Snips
$10.00

 

Shop our Stamp Sale October 20th Only!

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Thanks very much for viewing today's post on Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe. I appreciate you! I hope you found the content inspiring and helpful.

Make today beautiful for you and those around you!

Happy Stamping!


Sending Thanks 3 Ways

In today's video, I show you a few tips and tricks to use one stamp 3 different ways adding even more versatility to the Thinking Thanks & Peace Stamp Set. I think you'll find this stamping tips helpful as they can be applied to many of your other stamps for increased versatility of your products which is always a good thing. Versatility means we get more bang for our buck!!! So take a look now, then give these stamping tips a try on your own.

Cutting Dimensions:

  • Card base - 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", score & fold at 4 1/4"
  • Designer Series Paper layer = 5" x 3 3/4"
  • Card stock layer = 5 1/8" x 3 7/8"
  • Banner pieces = 1" strips

Stampin' Up! Thinking Thanks & Peace Stamp Set - Mary  Knabe
I love the beautiful colors and subtle prints of the Harvest Meadow Designer Series Paper.
Stampin' Up! Thinking Thanks & Peace Stamp Set - Mary  Knabe

Stampin' Up! Thinking Thanks & Peace Stamp Set - Mary  Knabe
Stampin' Up! Thinking Thanks & Peace Stamp Set - Mary  Knabe
Stampin' Up! Thinking Thanks & Peace Stamp Set - Mary  Knabe
Stampin' Up! Thinking Thanks & Peace Stamp Set - Mary  Knabe
Stampin' Up! Thinking Thanks & Peace Stamp Set - Mary  Knabe

 

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

 

Click here for supply list & cutting dimensions to make the simple yet elegant Christmas card shown below with the Thinking Thanks & Peace Stamp Set.Thinking Thanks & Peace Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!
Thinking Thanks & Peace Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

 

Order your Peaceful Cabin Class to Go:

The Peaceful Place Suite is so beautiful with its simple color scheme and simple yet stunning images, the combination of which speaks to the peace and serenity of a winter scene. Class fee includes Peaceful Cabin Bundle ($54 value), supplies to make 6 different cards including a slimline card & gift card holder, PDF Tutorial sent via email, and Priority Shipping.

Deadline to order and pay by October 12th.

  • Get a FREE pack of Stampin' Dimensionals when you order Option 1 by October 5th.

Please email me at mknabe2008@gmail.com for link to order & pay.

    

With 3 options to choose from, there is something for everyone! 

Option 1: Peaceful Cabin Class to Go with Bundle, Card Supplies, PDF Tutorial & Shipping = $72

Option 2: Card Supplies with PDF Tutorial & Shipping = $28

Option 3: PDF Tutorial Only sent via email = $15

Timeline for Peaceful Cabin Class to Go:

  • October 12th - Deadline to order & pay
  • October 13th - Stampin' Up! supplies for class kits will be ordered
  • October 18th - 21st - Class kits will be prepped, packaged, and labeled for shipping
  • October 22nd - Class Kits will ship

Please email me at mknabe2008@gmail.com for link to order & pay for your Peaceful Cabin Class to Go.

 

Online Gingerbread & Peppermint Class via Zoom 

Join me at 7pm EST, Monday, November 1st, for an evening of Online Card Making & More via Zoom. Class fee of $48 includes Gingerbread & Peppermint Memories & More Card Pack plus coordinating Cards & Envelopes, full bolt of Real Red Sheer Ribbon, & pack of Red Rhinestones (total SU! value of $35) and Priority Shipping.

Deadline to order & pay is October 13th. 

Contact me at mknabe2008@gmail.com for link to register & pay.

Together, we'll make 20 different cards using the products shown above. Plus, I'll show you how you can use your remaining products for holiday tags, recipe keepsakes, and more. It's going to be a fun evening, you don't want to miss.

Timeline for Online Gingerbread & Peppermint Cards & More Class:

  • October 13th - Deadline to register & Pay
  • October 14th - Stampin' Up! order for kit supplies will be placed
  • October 21st - Online class kits will be sent via Priority Shipping and Zoom link will be sent via email.
  • November 1st - Event Day - Email reminder with Zoom link will be sent.

Please contact me at mknabe2008@gmail.com for link to register & pay to participate in my Gingerbread & Peppermint Cards & More ONLINE CLASS via Zoom.

 

Thanks for visiting my blog. Please let me know how I can be of service to you in your Stampin' Up! needs. If you are not currently working with a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, I'd love to earn your business.

Have a terrific day!