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Spring Treat Bag

In today's video demonstration, I show you how to make a cute party favor or treat bag perfect for your spring occasions - St. Patrick's Day, Easter, birthdays, bridal shower & weddings, and so much more. Or how about decorating one of these treat bags for a teacher or graduate and enclosing a gift card? No matter the occasion, people are going to love receiving one of these sweet treat bags. What occasion will you create these party favors for? What Stampin' Up! products will you use in making them? Let your creativity shine, then share what you create.

 

I've chosen 2 beautiful papers from the Ornate Garden Specialty Designer Series Paper for these two spring party favors. The stamped image is part of the Oval Occasions Bundle and is absolutely perfect for celebrating Easter and Spring.
Oval Occasions Stamp Set & Ornate Garden Specialty Designer Series Paper

This favor is actually a bag with a tent-like band that slides over the closed bag. The bag can hold chocolates and other sweets, a gift card, and even a piece of jewelry. I'm sure you can think of many other items to put inside these favors.
Oval Occasions Stamp Set & Ornate Garden Specialty Designer Series Paper

Oval Occasions Stamp Set & Ornate Garden Specialty Designer Series Paper
I used Stampin' Write Markers in Old Olive, Pear Pizzazz, Bumblebee, and Terracotta Tile to color the stamped image below.
Oval Occasions Stamp Set & Ornate Garden Specialty Designer Series Paper

 

Here is a St. Patrick's Day party favor also made with Ornate Garden Specialty Designer Series Paper. The gold metallic accents make this paper truly elegant and rich. The Gold Foil Shamrock was created using the Heart Punch Pack.
Heart Punch Pack & Ornate Garden Specialty Designer Series Paper

Heart Punch Pack & Ornate Garden Specialty Designer Series Paper

Fill this St. Patrick's Day treat favor with gold-covered chocolate coins or gold wrapped caramels. 
Heart Punch Pack & Ornate Garden Specialty Designer Series Paper

 

I created this template so you have a visual of all the score lines. The darkened areas are the areas that are cut away after you mark all the score lines. IMG_1127 (1)

 

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

Paper Snips
$10.00

 

Here's to a glorious day for us all! Thanks for visiting Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe.

 


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

 

 

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Here's to Happy Stamping for us all!


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.

 

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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.

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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

 

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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!


1 Sheet DSP Card Holder

In my previous blog post, I shared a video in which I demonstrate how to make 6 beautiful Hydrangea Hill Cards Fast. Today's post includes a Facebook Live video replay in which I demonstrate how to make a card holder using just 1 sheet of Hydrangea Hill Designer Series Paper. Check it out now, then give it a try. It's a great project for everyone who loves to make, package, and give their hand stamped cards as gifts.


Hydrangea Hill Suite by Stampin' Up!

Hydrangea Hill Suite by Stampin' Up!
Hydrangea Hill Suite by Stampin' Up!
Hydrangea Hill Suite by Stampin' Up!

If you are interested in making quick and easy hydrangea cards to put in this card holder, click here to see yesterdays video demonstration "Make 6 Hydrangea Cards Fast".

 

Stampin' Up! products used in today's project & the cards included in this card holder - Click on any link below to be directed to my online store!

Paper Snips
$10.00

 

Interested in more Hydrangea Hill cards? Check out my Hydrangea Hill Note Cards & Tin Class to Go!

I'm excited to be offering this latest Class to Go featuring the GORGEOUS Hydrangea Hill Suite. Class fee of $48 includes over $32 of SU! product including full packs of White Note Cards & Envelopes, Hydrangea Hill DSP, Gorgeous Grape Sheer Ribbon, & Pastel Pearls; Gift Tin; pre-cut card stock & PDF Tutorial to make 7 different cards & to decorate a tin for gift giving; and Priority Shipping.
 
Please pre-order & pay by March 23rd. 
 
 
 
Hydrangea Hill Note Cards & Tin Class to Go = $48
Hydrangea Hill Suite by Stampin' Up!

Hydrangea Hill Suite by Stampin' Up!

Buy 2 Hydrangea Hill Note Cards & Tin Class to Go Kits & Save on Shipping = $88
 
 
Add on Hydrangea Haven Bundle (stamp set & dies) = $52
Hydrangea Haven Bundle by Stampin' Up!
 
 
PDF Tutorial Only = $15 (PDF Tutorial will be sent via email by March 23rd)
 
 
Schedule for Hydrangea Hill Note Cards & Tin Class to Go:
  • March 23 - Deadline to pre-order & pay
  • March 24 - Stampin' Up! products will be ordered for Class to Go Kits
  • March 29 - April 2 - Kits will be prepped, packaged, and labeled for shipping.
  • April 3 - Class to Go Kits will ship.

Please email me for registration & payment information.

 

 

REMINDER: 

FREE STANDARD SHIPPING on your Stampin' Up! order of $50+ TODAY ONLY!!!

Promotion ends at 11:50pm MT.

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Make 6 Hydrangea cards fast!

I love making one of a kind cards, but sometimes I need several cards at once or for a particular occasion. That can take a lot of time. But here's a solution to help you make 6 beautiful cards fast with Designer Series Paper and simple stamping. Enjoy this video replay of a recent Facebook Live. I hope you'll find it helpful and inspiring, so much so that you'll be motivated to make your own 6 cards, quickly and easily.

Card Dimensions: 

  • Highland Heather Card Base = 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", score at 4 1/4" on long side, fold in half.
  • Gorgeous Grape layer = 5 3/8" x 4 1/8"
  • DSP = 5 1/4" x 4"
  • Basic White for inside of card = 5 1/4" x 4"

 

I made these 6 cards fast with 1 sheet of Hydrangea Hill Designer Series Paper! I love everything about the Hydrangea Hill Suite! It is gorgeous and screams warm days and sunshine too.

Hydrangea Hill Suite by Stampin' Up!

This sentiment from the Hydrangea Haven Stamp Set has become one of my go-to stamps lately for everything from thank you to thinking of you to love and just because.
Hydrangea Hill Suite by Stampin' Up!

I love all the gorgeous color tones in this Hydrangea Hill Designer Series Paper.
Hydrangea Hill Suite by Stampin' Up!

Embellish your cards with Pastel Pearls and Gorgeous Grape Sheer Ribbon to take your simple cards to sensational!Hydrangea Hill Suite by Stampin' Up!

 

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

Paper Snips
$10.00

 

Have you heard??? Stampin' Up! announced today that tomorrow, Wednesday, March 17th, is FREE SHIPPING day. FREE SHIPPING on all orders of $50 or more this one day only! So make your shopping list today, then shop my website tomorrow. Please use March Host CodeGF9F2E3X when ordering online. (Do not use Host Code when ordering $150 or more as you will receive Stampin' Rewards.)

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Free Friday Download

Hello, Stampin' Peace Friends,

Today is Free Friday Download Day. Why? Because I love you and appreciate you. Thanks for following me on social media and supporting me in my my small business, Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe. Happy Stamping!

Download Project Sheet - Wrapped Bouquet Card

Wrapped Bouquet Bundle by Stampin' Up!
Wrapped Bouquet Bundle by Stampin' Up!
Wrapped Bouquet Bundle by Stampin' Up!

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

Paper Snips
$10.00

 

Don't forget to download the free project sheet! 

Download Project Sheet - Wrapped Bouquet Card

 

Thanks for visiting Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe. Enjoy your weekend and keep on stamping!