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Dandy Garden Gate Fold Card

Spring is nearly here, and I can hardly wait. I've been looking forward to warmer, sunnier days, blossoming trees and new life. And of course, it won't be long before we see dandelions popping up everywhere. While they are a weed and considered a nuisance, they can bring beauty to our days with their bright yellow flowers. Plus it's fun to make a wish and blow on one that is ready to spread its seed pods and make a wish. Either way, we can look for the good in this bit of nature. I can even remember back decades ago when I was teaching elementary school, being gifted a bouquet (or two or three) of yellow flowers. Oh, they smelled yucky especially in a hot classroom, but I always made a fuss over how excited I was to receive such a thoughtful gift. Any teachers reading this can relate, I am sure.

The video posted below is from a recent Facebook Live. In it, you'll find a demonstration of the Gate Fold Card. These are truly as easy as they are fun to make. So take a look, then give the Gate Fold Card a try. I think you'll be glad you did!

 

Dandy Garden Suite by Stampin' Up!


Dandy Garden Suite by Stampin' Up!

A "belly band" serves as 1 type of closure for your Gate Fold Card as on this card.

Dandy Garden Suite by Stampin' Up!


Dandy Garden Suite by Stampin' Up!

On this second Gate Fold Card, I wrapped Bumblebee ribbon around the card and tied a bow in the front before adhering my layer card stock and DSP layers to my gate fold panels.

Dandy Garden Suite by Stampin' Up!


Dandy Garden Suite by Stampin' Up!

A bit of stamping and coloring is a fun addition to the inside of any card.
Dandy Garden Suite by Stampin' Up!

 

Stampin' Up! products used in today's post (along with others in the Dandy Garden Suite Collection) -

Click on any link below to be directed to my online store.

Paper Snips
$10.00

 

There's still time to pre-order my Hydrangea Hill Note Cards & Tin Class to Go. Keep reading for more details.

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.

 

Wishing you a happy Monday. Wherever you are on this day, I hope you can take time to enjoy the beauty of nature and perhaps some time for card making too.

 


Easy Punch Art

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


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

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

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

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

Sprig Punch
$18.00
Paper Snips
$10.00

 

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

 

FREE Welcoming Window Class to Go:

Welcoming Window Bundle by Stampin' Up!

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

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

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

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

OR

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

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

NOTE:

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

Promotion ends Friday, April 9th.

Welcoming Window Bundle by Stampin' Up!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FREE Flowering Cactus Tutorial:

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

Flowering Cactus Product Medley

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

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

OR

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

NOTE:

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

Promotion ends Friday, April 9th.

Flowering Cactus Product Medley

 

 

PDF STORE:

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


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


Under My Umbrella

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

 

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


Playful Pets Fun Fold Card

I love my Fun Fold Friday Facebook Lives. It's always fun to learn and share various Fun Fold Cards. Friday, March 26th, I demonstrated how to make a Napkin Fold Card featuring the Playful Pets Suite. This video replay will give you dimensions and guided instruction to make a Playful Pets Napkin Fold Card plus I'll show you some additional samples I made. So if you're a lover of fun fold cards and/or a dog or cat lover (or perhaps both), I think you'll enjoying viewing this video.



Playful Pets Suite by Stampin' Up!

Playful Pets Suite by Stampin' Up!

Playful Pets Suite by Stampin' Up!
Playful Pets Suite & Dog Punch by Stampin' Up!

This is the inside of the two Playful Pets Napkin Fold Cards above.
Playful Pets Suite by Stampin' Up!

 

I made 2 cat Napkin Fold Cards also featuring the Playful Pets Suite.
Playful Pets Suite by Stampin' Up!

The Cat Punch is a nice addition to the Playful Pets Suite.
Playful Pets Suite & Cat Punch by Stampin' Up!

Playful Pets Suite & Cat Punch by Stampin' Up!
This is the inside of both of the cat Napkin Fold Cards.
Playful Pets Suite by Stampin' Up!

I used the 2" Circle Punch to punch this cat from the Playful Pets Designer Series Paper.
Playful Pets Suite by Stampin' Up!

Playful Pets Suite by Stampin' Up!

 

Cutting & Scoring Dimensions:

  • Card base = 8" x 8", score at 4" on one side, turn square once and score again at 4". PLUS make 1 diagonal score line.
  • DSP for card front = 3" x 3"
  • Card stock for card front = 3 1/4" x3 1/4"
  • DSP for inside of card = Use 3 different but coordinating DSP's. Cut first DSP 3 3/4" x 3 3/4" and 1 1/4" x 3 3/4".  Cut the other two DSP's 3 3/4" x 3 3/4" then cut each of these on the diagonal from top right corner to bottom left corner.
  • Basic white for inside of card = 3 3/4" x 3 3/4"

 

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

Paper Snips
$10.00
Cat Punch
$18.00

 

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Have a great week. Take some time out to do something fun - perhaps, some stamping and paper 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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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.

 


So Lucky to Know You

In today's post I have a video replay of a recent Facebook Live in which I demonstrate an easy-to-make Fun Fold Card and show you how to create shamrocks with the Heart Punch Pack. The Old Olive with metallic gold paper is from the Ornate garden Suite and makes these St. Patrick's Day cards elegant. And whether you're Irish or not, these cards are a nice way to express love and gratitude to those we are so lucky to know.

 

Oval Occasions Stamp Set & Heart Punch Pack by Stampin' Up!

 

Cutting Dimensions to get 2 cards from 1 piece of 8 1/2" x 11" card stock:

  • With card stock in landscape/horizontal position, cut in half at 5 1/2" on long side.
  • Cut one of the half sheets in half again by cutting at 4 1/4" on long side. You now have 2 bases measuring 4 1/4" x 5 1/2".
  • Cut the second half sheet of card stock and cut in half by cutting at 2 3/4" on short side. Score at 4 1/4" on long side and fold in half. You now have 2 mini cards.
  • Gold layer on front flap = 2 1/2" x 4"
  • DSP layer on front flap = 2 3/8" x 3 7/8"
  • Gold layer for inside of card = 5 1/4" x 4"
  • Basic White card stock for inside of card = 5 1/8" x 3 7/8"

 

These fun fold cards are so easy to make and definitely pack a "wow" factor.
Oval Occasions Stamp Set & Heart Punch Pack by Stampin' Up!

The 4-leaf clover stamp and sentiment are both part of the Oval Occasions Stamp Set.
Oval Occasions Stamp Set & Heart Punch Pack by Stampin' Up!


Oval Occasions Stamp Set & Heart Punch Pack by Stampin' Up!

 

I love creating and sharing and consider myself so lucky to have the opportunity to share these shamrock cards and other projects with all of you.Oval Occasions Stamp Set & Heart Punch Pack by Stampin' Up!


Oval Occasions Stamp Set & Heart Punch Pack by Stampin' Up!
Here's a close up view of one of my shamrocks created with Old Olive card stock, Ornate Garden DSP, and the Heart Punch Pack.
Oval Occasions Stamp Set & Heart Punch Pack by Stampin' Up!


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

Paper Snips
$10.00

 

 

REMINDER: Thursday, March 11th, is DEADLINE to Pre-order these 2 Classes to Go:

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

 

1)  My World of Good Card Class to Go is fabulous if you need masculine cards for those special guys in your life or if you or someone you know loves a travel theme. In this class, you'll make 7 different cards all featuring the World of Good Suite by Stampin' Up!

World of Good Card Class to Go = $42

With the purchase of my World of Good Card Class to Go, you'll receive $30 in Stampin' Up! product including a full pack of World of Good Specialty Designer Series Paper valued at $15, full bolt of Faux Suede Trim valued at $6.50, full pack of Antiqued Corners & Slides Embellishment valued at $8.50) plus pre-cut card stock, envelopes, and additional supplies to make 7 different cards; PDF Tutorial with supply list, color photos, cutting dimensions, & instructions to complete all 7 cards; and Priority Shipping.

Save on Shipping when you order 2 Kits - 1 for you & 1 for a friend = $76

  • Both kits will ship to same address.

Add-on Beautiful World Bundle (stamp set & dies) = $48.50

  • The Beautiful World Stamp Set & coordinating dies are needed to complete the cards in this Class to Go. Stampin' Up! compliance prohibits any and all demonstrators from including stamped images in kits. If you do not own this bundle, you can add it to the purchase of your World of Good Card Class to Go at the catalog price of $48.50 for an additional savings.

World of Good Cards PDF Tutorial ONLY = $15

  • PDF Tutorial includes supply list, color photos, cutting dimensions, and instructions to complete 7 different cards. PDF Tutorial will be sent via email on or before March 11th.

Schedule of World of Good Card Class to Go:

  • Thursday, March 11th - Deadline to pre-order & pay
  • March 12 - Stampin' Up! products & supplies to make up kits will be ordered.
  • March 15 - 19 - Kits will be prepped, packaged, and labeled for shipping.
  • March 20 - Kits will be shipped.

 

 

2)  My GORGEOUS Forever Greenery Card Class to Go is now available to pre-order as well.

I love the versatility of the Forever Greenery Suite. Its lush greenery and gold accents make your cards beautiful. It can be used for both men and women and for so many different occasions or simply to make pretty notecards to stay in touch with those you love. You'll make 7 different cards featuring the lovely Forever Greenery Suite with this Class to Go. Class kit includes full pack of Forever Greenery Designer Series Paper, Forever Greenery Trim Combo Pack, 2 sheets Forever Gold Laser-Cut Specialty Paper, 5 Gold Hoops; pre-cut card stock & envelopes for the 7 cards; PDF Tutorial; Priority Shipping.

Forever Greenery Card Class to Go = $42

 

Buy 2 Kits - 1 for you & 1 for a friend - and Save on Shipping = $76

  • Both kits ship to same address.

Add On Forever Fern Bundle = $54

  • The Forever Fern Bundle (stamp set & dies are needed to complete this Class to Go. If you don't currently own the bundle, you can add it to the purchase of your Forever Greenery Class to Go at catalog price. 

PDF Tutorial Only = $15

  • PDF Tutorial includes supply list, color photos, cutting dimensions, and instructions to make 7 different cards. PDF Tutorial will be sent via email on or before March 11th.

Timeline for Forever Greenery Class to Go:

  • March 11 - Deadline to pre-order & pay.
  • March 12 - Stampin' Up! products for kits will be ordered.
  • March 15 - 19 - Class to Go Kits will be prepped, packaged, and labeled for shipping.
  • March 20 - Class to Go Kits will ship.

 

 

Thanks for being a part of my Stampin' Peace community. I appreciate you. May your week be filled with lots of love and happiness from people you are so lucky to know!

 


Timeless Tulips Fun Fold Card

Are you counting the days 'til spring? I am. Everyday on my walk, I find little signs of spring - birds singing, buds on trees, geese flying back to the neighborhood ponds, green leaves and stems poking through the cold dirt. The days continue to get a little warmer and a little longer. All beautiful signs of spring and new life. Today's blog post features some of my favorite springtime products, the Timeless Tulips Stamp Set and coordinating Tulip Builder Punch along with the Brights Designer Series Paper Pack. In the following Facebook Live video replay, I demonstrate for a you a Fun Fold Card that is very easy to make and can be used for so many occasions. With the sentiments from the Timeless Tulips Stamp Set, I made one sympathy card and one birthday card, both featuring the same products and same fun fold card layout. Take a look, then give this fun fold card layout a try. I think you're going to love it. 

Card Dimensions:

  • Card Base = 4 1/4" x 11", score at 5 1/2" on long side, then cut off 2 3/4" on one end only.
  • Designer Series Paper = 2 1/2" x 4" for front flap and 2 3/4" x 4" for inside.
  • Basic White = Cut 2 pieces 2 1/2" x 4".

Timeless Tulips Stamp Set & Tulip Builder Punch

Timeless Tulips Stamp Set & Tulip Builder Punch


Timeless Tulips Stamp Set & Tulip Builder Punch

Timeless Tulips Stamp Set & Tulip Builder Punch

Timeless Tulips Stamp Set & Tulip Builder Punch

Timeless Tulips Stamp Set & Tulip Builder Punch

 

Timeless Tulips Stamp Set & Tulip Builder Punch

Timeless Tulips Stamp Set & Tulip Builder Punch


Timeless Tulips Stamp Set & Tulip Builder Punch

 

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

Paper Snips
$10.00

 

Thanks for visiting Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe. I hope this post and these cards add a little happiness to your day.


Well Suited in 2 Styles!

Take a look at two styles of masculine cards I created with the Well Suited Suite by Stampin' Up! One card is created using several coordinating papers from the Well Suited Designer Series Paper pack. The other card is a fun fold card and features one piece of the Well Suited Designer Series Paper but showcases BOTH sides of it. Take a look at my video replay below of a recent Facebook Live I did. You'll get all the dimensions you need plus some tips for successful card making as you view my video demonstration of these two masculine cards. Of course, these layouts are perfect for any and all of your favorite Designer Series Papers. 

 

I absolutely LOVE this Well Suited Suite but most especially its Designer Series Paper. It's perfect for making masculine cards to celebrate the special men and boys in your life. It's bright. It's bold. It's fun. I created two a great cards featuring this fabulous Well Suited Designer Series Paper. 
Well Suited Suite by Stampin' Up!
This card layout is awesome for any and all of your favorite Designer Series Papers.
Well Suited Suite by Stampin' Up!

Look at all the details, in addition to the many pieces of DSP, I used on this card to make it fun and interesting! Twine in Basic Gray & Night of Navy, Matte Black Dots, and card stock punched with the Double Oval Punch. They're all great separately, but together, they're a party celebrating your special guy!
Well Suited Suite by Stampin' Up!

 

The card below features one of my new favorite fun folds because I love being able to feature BOTH sides of my favorite Designer Series Papers as often as I can. This is another great card layout that will work with any and all of your favorite Designer Series Papers by Stampin' Up!

Well Suited Suite by Stampin' Up!
Well Suited Suite by Stampin' Up!
Well Suited Suite by Stampin' Up!
 A little stamping on the inside of this fun fold card makes for a fun surprise!
Well Suited Suite by Stampin' Up!

Well Suited Suite by Stampin' Up!

Stampin' Up! products used in today's post - Click on any link below to be directed to my online store or contact me for assistance ordering.

Paper Snips
$10.00

 

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New Pocket Card for You

Check out this awesome Fun Fold Card I received from my Stampin' Up! Demonstrator and friend Sue Thomas. This pocket card layout is new to me. I love it, and would like to share it with others too. 

Sand & Sea Suite by Stampin' Up!
Sand & Sea Suite by Stampin' Up!

Sand & Sea Suite by Stampin' Up!

In this video replay below of my February 26th Facebook Live, I'll show you how to make this style of fun fold card by CASEing the lovely card above that Sue sent me. I chose to use the same Stampin' Up! Sand & Sea Suite she did. You'll see, however, that while we both used many of the same products with the same card layout, our cards are each unique and different. I hope you enjoy watching this video and find it inspiring and helpful in creating beautiful cards of your own.


Sand & Sea Suite by Stampin' Up!

Pocket cards are always fun to make and are a fun surprise for those who are lucky enough to receive one.
Sand & Sea Suite by Stampin' Up!

I love all of the gorgeous coordinating images and colors of the Sand & Sea Designer Series Paper.
Sand & Sea Suite by Stampin' Up!

Sand & Sea Suite by Stampin' Up!

The Seaside Shells and Opal Rounds are just the right embellishments for the finishing touches on this pocket fold card and coordinating envelope.
Sand & Sea Suite by Stampin' Up!


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Here are a couple of videos of the projects I created with the Sand & Sea Suite. Enjoy!

 

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