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Angels of Peace Gate Fold Cards - 2 ways

In this Facebook Live Video Replay, I demonstrate how to make Gate Fold Cards 2 ways. Both of the cards you see me make feature the Angels of Peace Stamp Set and Tidings of Christmas Designer Series Paper. The cards are beautiful and so easy to make. Enjoy the video demonstration. Be sure to note the cutting and scoring dimensions below the video. I hope you'll give these 2 Gate Fold Cards a try. I'd love to see what you create.

 

Cutting & Scoring Dimensions for Vertical Gate Fold Card shown below:

  • Soft Succulent card base = 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", score at 2 1/8" on each end
  • DSP = Cut two 1 3/4" x 5"
  • Basic White (or other coordinating card stock) = Cut two 1 7/8" x 5 1/8"
  • Basic White for inside card = 5 1/4" x 4"
  • Basic White for stamping angel = 2 1/2" x 4 1/8"
  • Soft Succulent Layer = 2 5/8" x 4 1/4"
  • Basic White Layer = 2 7/8" x 4 1/2" Stampin' Up! Angels of Peace - Mary  Knabe
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    Stampin' Up! Angels of Peace - Mary  Knabe
    Stampin' Up! Angels of Peace - Mary  Knabe

 

Cutting & Scoring Dimensions for Horizontal Gate Fold Card shown below:

  • Evening Evergreen card base = 4 1/4" x 11", score at 2 3/4" on each end
  • DSP = Cut two 3 7/8" x 2 3/8"
  • Cherry Cobbler Layer = Cut two 4" x 2 1/2"
  • Basic White for inside card = 5 1/4" x 4"
  • Basic White for stamping angel = 2 1/4" x 2 3/4"
  • Cherry Cobbler Layer = 2 3/8" x 2 7/8"
  • Evening Evergreen Layer = 2 5/8" x 3 1/8"

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

 

 

We are in the final month of our Holiday Mini Catalog. Lots of products are retiring so get them while you still can. All retiring products are available while supplies last only. Click here to view the Last Chance Products. Some products are discounted!!!

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Be sure to check out the Clearance Rack too as many more items were added on December 1st. The deals are amazing, and like the Last Chance Products, all Clearance Rack items are available while supplies last only. Click here to view the Clearance Rack.

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I hope you enjoyed today's post and found it to be helpful and inspiring. I wish you happy card making today and always. And remember the joy you feel when you make a card is also felt when you send the card. So make someone's day by sending a hand stamp card today!

Happy Stamping!


Penguin Place Spinner Cards

The Penguin Place Bundle in our Holiday Mini Catalog is fun and playful, perfect for the holiday season and for birthdays too! Anyone who loves penguins, and even those who don't know they do, will love creating, sending, and or receiving fun cards made with this fabulous bundle. You gotta love a stamp set with a coordinating punch. Punches and dies help us step up our cards and paper crafts! AND the Penguin Playmates Designer Series Paper used my cards is a product you can get FREE with a $50 order during our Summer Sale-A-Bration now through September 30th, 2021.

The Facebook Live Video Replay below gives you a demonstration of my Penguin Place Spinner Cards from start to finish. You'll also get some tips & tricks along the way. These sensational spinner cards are sure to delight everyone, young and old! So take a look, then give it a try. You'll find that with my demonstration and instructions, it's much easier than you think. I have a feeling you'll want to show off your card making skills by making lots of them.

 

Penguin Place Bundle by Stampin' Up!

These penguins are just too cute!
Penguin Place Bundle by Stampin' Up!
Penguin Place Bundle by Stampin' Up!

Stamped snowflakes are a fun surprise on the inside of these cards.
Penguin Place Bundle by Stampin' Up!

Here's a couple more Penguin Place Spinner Cards with Misty Moonlight the featured color.
Penguin Place Bundle 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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Click here to see all our wonderful Summer Sale-A-Bration products you can get FREE. We have special incentives for everyone when they Shop, Host, or Join! 

SHOP during Sale-A-Bration

  • Get exclusive products free with $50 and/or $100 Stampin' Up! orders. There is NO limit to the number of free products you can earn. 
  • Please note, 3 SAB products are available while supplies last only - Be Dazzling 6" x 6" Specialty Paper, Sheep Dies, and Summer Shadow Dies.

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  • Get the In Your Words Stamp Set FREE like my Stampin' Peace friend Joyce did by hosting a Stampin' Up! party. Ask me how. We can do an in-person or virtual party. Both are fun! (With a virtual party, you don't even have to clean your house!!!)
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JOIN during Sale-A-Bration - I've saved the BEST for last!

The Starter Kit is our BEST DEAL always. It's a $125 value "Create Your Own Bundle" and pay just $99 + sales tax and FREE shipping. AND...choose from 1 of 12 bundles from our Holiday Mini Catalog absolutely free as an added gift from Stampin' Up! when you join my Merry Stampers Team now through September 30th. ***No obligation to sell or host events unless you want to. I welcome everyone to my team, from Happy Discount Shoppers to Business Builders and everyone in between.

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REMINDER:

This Wednesday, August 17th, is the LAST DAY to order your....

Nature's Harvest Class to Go 

Let's get down to nature making beautiful cards with products inspired by nature itself. Your Nature's Harvest Class to Go includes the Nature's Harvest Bundle (stamp set & dies), package of Brushed Metallic Adhesive-Backed Dots, additional supplies needed to make 8 cards (2 each of 4 designs), PDF Tutorial via email, and Priority Shipping.

Deadline to order & pay is August 17th.

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

Nature's Harvest Bundle by Stampin' Up!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    


Option 1: Nature's Harvest Class to Go = $79.00  (Get a FREE Level 1 Sale-A-Bration item when you purchase Option 1.)

Option 2: Card Supplies & Brushed Metallic Dots Only = $32.00

Option 3: PDF Tutorial Only (sent via email on or before August 17th) = $15.00

When ordering Option 1 or 2 above, you may add any of the following products at catalog price with no additional shipping cost.

  • Crumb Cake Ink Pad @ $7.50
  • Crumb Cake Stampin' Blends @ $9.00
  • Daffodil Delight Stampin' Blends @ $9.00
  • Old Olive Stampin' Blends @ $9.00
  • Blackberry Bliss Stampin' Blends @ $9.00
  • Soft Succulent Stampin' Blends @ $9.00

Schedule for Nature's Harvest Class to Go:

  • August 17th - Deadline to order.
  • August 18th - Stampin' Up! products will be order for class kits
  • August 23rd - 27th - Class kits will be prepped, packaged, and labeled for shipping.
  • August 27th - Class kits will ship. 
 
Email me at mknabe2008@gmail.com for link to order & pay.

Make a Pinwheel Tower Card!

I love learning new Fun Fold Cards, and I love sharing them with you even more! In this Facebook Live Video Replay, I demonstrate how to make a Pinwheel Tower card. It looks hard but is really quite easy! I made my Pinwheel Tower cards using the Plentiful Plants Bundle and Bloom Where You're Planted Designer Series Paper. Enjoy this video then make your own Pinwheel Tower card. I'd love to see you share yours on my Facebook Page Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe or my Stampin' Peace VIP Group.

Cutting Dimensions:

  • Cut 1 Card Base = 5 3/4" x 4 1/4", score at 3/4", 1 1/2". 2 1/4", 3" on LONG side
  • Cut 3 card stock panels = 2 3/4" x 4 1/4"
  • Cut 4 large DSP panels = 2 3/4" x 4 1/4"
  • Cut 4 small DSP panels = 2" x 4 1/4"


You'll want to decorate all sides of your Pinwheel Tower card as this fun fold is designed to stand up and be on display for all to admire. 

Bloom Where You're Planted Suite by Stampin' Up!
Bloom Where You're Planted Suite by Stampin' Up!
Bloom Where You're Planted Suite by Stampin' Up!
Bloom Where You're Planted Suite by Stampin' Up!

This view from above makes it easy to see why we call this fun fold the Pinwheel Tower.Bloom Where You're Planted Suite by Stampin' Up!

The Pinwheel Tower card easily folds flat and fits in our standard size mailing envelopes.Bloom Where You're Planted Suite by Stampin' Up!

This is my favorite part of my Bloom Where You're Planted Pinwheel Card! I used our Linen Specialty Paper to die cut the macrame plant hanger.Bloom Where You're Planted Suite by Stampin' Up!

 

 

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

Paper Snips
$10.00

 

 

FRIENDLY REMINDER: 

Bloom Where You're Planted Designer Series Paper is one of 9 DSP's from our Annual Catalog and Online Store that is currently on sale for 15% off retail price. What a great savings! Hurry to take advantage of this DSP Sale as this promotion ends August 2nd.

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Click on the link below to see all 9 Designer Series Papers on sale at 15% off now through August 2nd:

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Thanks for visiting my blog. I hope you find today's post helpful and inspirational. Happy creating today and always!


Stamping with Friends Blog Hop - Sneak Peeks

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The Stamping with Friends Blog Hop Challenge for today was to showcase a new product from the 2021 Holiday Mini Catalog which launches on August 3rd. By viewing all the blogs in this blog hop, you'll get lots of Sneak Peeks of wonderful new products to come and great samples too.

My card below features 3 brand new products coming in our Holiday Mini Catalog - the Thinking Thanks & Peace Stamp Set, Silver Foil Specialty Paper, and White Glittered Organdy Ribbon. I stamped with VersaMark Ink, added Silver Embossing Powder, then applied heat with our Heat Tool. The dove was colored with Clear Wink of Stella for a little shimmer. To me, this card shows the same simplicity and beauty as the Peace on Earth message itself.

Thinking Thanks & Peace Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!
Thinking Thanks & Peace Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!I filled in the dove by coloring with Wink of Stella for a bit of shimmer.
Thinking Thanks & Peace Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!The White Glittered Organdy Ribbon is beautiful and adds a subtle bit of bling to this card.
Thinking Thanks & Peace Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!
Thinking Thanks & Peace Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

And in case you are wondering, I refer to this Fun Fold as the Photo Album Fold or Scrapbook Album Fold. I've also heard it referred to as the Book Binding Fold.

Cutting Dimensions:

  • Card base = 4 1/4" x 11", score at 4 1/4" and 5 1/2" on long side.
  • Silver Foil = 4 1/4" x 1 1/8"

 

Click on the box below to hop on over to Linda Moore's blog to see another sensational Sneak Peek project using brand new product from our Holiday Mini coming soon. Be sure to click on each 'Next Blog' box to see a total of 15 fabulous projects.

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Blog Hop participants & links:

Linda Moore
Caron Bailey
Libby Fens
Jo Blackman
Karen Egan
Tricia Butts
Polly Crouch
Sarah Bullen
Tracie St-Louis
Nancy Reynolds
Betty Bickford
Donna Schness
Tina Hewett
Deb Smeak
Mary Knabe - YOU ARE HERE

 

Stampin' Up! supplies used in my card above - Click on any link below to be directed to my online store. ***Please note that the item #'s for the new holiday products cannot be shared until the Holiday Mini Catalog Launches on August 3rd.

Paper Snips
$10.00

 

Thanks for visiting today's blog post. I hope you enjoyed my Peace on Earth card featuring the Thinking Thanks & Peace Stamp Set. Please continue on in the Blog Hop for even more holiday catalog project ideas.

Enjoy your day and remember to make someone's day by sending a hand stamped card today!


Fresh Fruit For All

I have loved creating with the amazing You're A Peach Suite. It is so fresh and fun. BUT, there is so much more to the Sweet As A Peach Bundle if you allow yourself to see it a new light. Think outside the box. Let your imagination take shape Can you envision creating other fruits with this bundle? Well, in my video below, I demonstrate how I used the Sweet As A Peach Bundle to make blueberries, cherries, plum, and apples. I bet you, like the viewers of this Facebook Live, can think of many more fruits you can make with this stamp set and dies bundle. The versatility of the Sweet As A Peach Bundle has opened me up to so many more ways to use it. 

Take a look at my video demonstration, then make a "fruit salad" of cards give or send. You'll be spreading love and summer fun!


Sweet As A Peach Bundle by Stampin' Up!

Use the small peach stamps and dies to make blueberries and cherries.
Sweet As A Peach Bundle by Stampin' Up!
Sweet As A Peach Bundle by Stampin' Up!

These blueberries and cherries look oh, so yummy!
Sweet As A Peach Bundle by Stampin' Up!
Sweet As A Peach Bundle by Stampin' Up!

Sweet As A Peach Bundle by Stampin' Up!

Use the large peach stamps and dies to make larger fruits like plums and apples.
Sweet As A Peach Bundle by Stampin' Up!
Sweet As A Peach Bundle by Stampin' Up!
Sweet As A Peach Bundle by Stampin' Up!

I first thought of these as apples, but looking again, they could be nectarines as well. 
Sweet As A Peach Bundle by Stampin' Up!

Consider using the Sweet As A Peach Bundle during the fall apple picking season or to make apple cards for teacher gifts.

 

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

 

There's still time to sign up!

Christmas in July Online Cards & Bingo Night - July 16th 

$35 class fee includes Evergreen Elegance Stamp Set; pre-cut card stock & Tidings of Christmas DSP & embellishments to make 4 different cards with me during the live event; Bingo card; and Bingo prizes for winners. We'll play 4 games of Bingo. Each prize package has minimum value of $25. PLUS, beacuse we're celebrating Christmas in Jumknabe2008@gmail.comly, I have a bonus gift for everyone who signs up.

Your event kit ships to your home in time for the Live Zoom event for $8.     

Deadline to register is July 2, 2021.

Email me for registration & payment information.

      

Option to Add On the Evergreen Border Punch at catalog price of $23

 
This event continues to grow in popularity. Are you interested in participating on July 16?
 
Email me for registration and payment information.
 

 

Thanks for visiting Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe. I hope this day finds you happy, healthy, and with a bit of time to do something creative.


Custom Made Designer Series Paper Envelopes

If you've been following my work for a while, or if you're new to Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe, it doesn't take long for you to learn that I love Stampin' Up! Designer Series Paper. It is often time the first product I reach for when I sit down to design and create. I love that each piece of paper has a different print on each side. I love that the colors in the Designer Series Paper are true Stampin' Up! colors coordinating with all our other color products - ink pads, markers, ribbon, embellishments. AND so many of our Designer Series Papers also coordinate with other products such as stamp sets, dies, and punches. Stampin' Up! is known for its color coordination and product coordination. That's what I love most about using Stampin' Up! products, Designer Series Papers being one of my favorite products categories. I love them for cards, scrapbook pages, little favors, and so much more.

In the following video, I demonstrate quick and easy cards in 3 sizes each with coordinating envelopes made from Stampin' Up! Designer Series Paper. You can whip up these cards and envelopes in record time. The custom made DSP envelopes are so easy, especially after watching my video demonstration and using the templates pictured. Feel free to print the picture of the envelope templates for your future use.


DSP Envelope Templates

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Happiest of Birthdays Stamp Set & Hand-Penned DSP by Stampin' Up!

Feature the opposite side of your Designer Series Paper for a new look.
Happiest of Birthdays Stamp Set & Hand-Penned DSP by Stampin' Up!

 

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

Paper Snips
$10.00

 

I hope you've enjoyed this demonstration of quick and easy birthday cards and DSP envelopes and that I've inspired you to make some of your own.

 

If you love the Hand-Penned Suite, you may be interested in an upcoming Online Card Class I'm having. We'll gather by Zoom where I'll show you how to make an assortment of 15 cards using the Hand-Penned Memories & More Card Collection and coordinating Cards & Envelopes. This is a great and inexpensive way for you to build up your stash of handmade cards to have ready to use. I hope you'll join me for this fun evening of card making.

Online Hand-Penned Memories & More Card Class 
July 22nd, 7-9pm EST
 
STEP 1: Purchase the Hand-Penned Memories & More Card Pack (#155505 - $10) and the Hand-Penned Memories & More Cards & Envelopes (#155501 - $10) at www.maryknabe.stampinup.net using Host Code ENA4CSY7.
 
Please order by July 8th for timely delivery.
 
STEP 2: Once you've placed that order, click here to register for the event and get the Zoom Link.
 
STEP 3: Join me for a fun-filled evening via Zoom on July 22nd, 7-9pm EST, as I show you how to create beautiful cards and more!
 
PLEASE: Invite your friends, neighbors, sisters, cousins, co-workers, etc to join us too. This is sure to be a FUN-FILLED event that'll be a great source of cards for your future use.
 
*Feel free to add embellishments or anything else you want or need when you place your order for these event products.
   

Hand-Penned Memories & More Card Pack by Stampin' Up!
Hand-Penned Memories & More Cards & Envelopes by Stampin' Up!

 

Thanks for visiting Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe. I hope your day is fabulous!

Happy Stamping!

 


A Fun Twist on my Pocket Card

I love making pocket cards. The one featured in my last post is really fun and easy to make. It starts with a 5 1/4" x 12" piece of Designer Series Paper. (If you missed it, click here to view it now.) In today's Facebook Live video replay, I demonstrate how to make a Fun Fold Card using the same elements used in my Pocket Card. So take a look at this video. Learn how you can add a couple more scores lines and cuts to that 5 1/4" x 12" piece of DSP to make this new Fun Fold Card. Of course, using the Beauty of the Earth Suite makes creating beautiful cards pretty darn easy too.


Cutting & Scoring Directions:

  • Card Base = 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"
  • DSP = 5 1/4" x 12", score at 4" & 8", flip over and score at 2" & 10"
  • Basic White inside = 5" x 3 3/4"

 

I made this Fun Fold Card using the same Designer Series Paper, sentiment, punch, ribbon, and embellishments as on one of the Pocket Cards from the previous post. A few extra score lines on the DSP can change this combination of supplies from a Pocket Card to a Fun Fold Card.

Inspired Thoughts Stamp Set & Beauty of the Earth Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!
Inspired Thoughts Stamp Set & Beauty of the Earth Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!
Inspired Thoughts Stamp Set & Beauty of the Earth Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!
Inspired Thoughts Stamp Set & Beauty of the Earth Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

By changing out the paper from the Beauty of the Earth DSP pack and sentiment from Inspired Thoughts Stamp Set, it was easy to recreate this Fun Fold Card as a Christmas or Winter Time card. I simply love it. The ribbons and embellishments I chose fit perfectly with the other elements making this card oh so pretty.
Inspired Thoughts Stamp Set & Beauty of the Earth Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

Inspired Thoughts Stamp Set & Beauty of the Earth Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!I love the look of the Metallic Mesh Ribbon and Silver Epoxy Essentials with this particular DSP and sentiment.
Inspired Thoughts Stamp Set & Beauty of the Earth Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

Inspired Thoughts Stamp Set & Beauty of the Earth Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!Blue Adhesive-Backed Gems and Misty Moonlight/Silver Baker's Twine are the perfect finishing touches for this card.
Inspired Thoughts Stamp Set & Beauty of the Earth Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

 

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

Paper Snips
$10.00

 

Mark your calendar today so you remember tomorrow!

Tomorrow, June 24th, for ONE DAY ONLY, Stampin' Up! is giving everyone FREE SHIPPING on orders of $50 or more.

Get your list ready. It's a great time to stock up on all your paper crafting essentials like card stock, adhesives, envelopes, and more. Or maybe it's time to treat yourself to some of the items on your Wish List. Or how about birthday or even Christmas gifts for your crafting peeps. You can't go wrong by taking advantage of our ONE DAY ONLY FREE SHIPPING PROMOTION.

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Feel free to contact me if you need assistance ordering.

Thanks for checking out today's blog post. Here's to a fun-filled summer day and happy crafting!


Make this Beautiful Pocket Card!

I love a cool Fun Fold Card and this one does not disappoint. This Pocket Card starts with a half sheet of your favorite Designer Series Paper. It's easy. It's quick. It's so fun to make and give. The Pocket Card I demonstrate in this Facebook Live video replay features 2 of my favorite products - Beauty of the Earth Designer Series Paper and Inspired Thoughts Stamp Set. I love the versatility of my Stampin' Up! products!

Cutting & Scoring Dimensions:

  • Mossy Meadow card stock base = 5 1/2 x 4 1/4"
  • DSP = 5 1/4" x 12", score at 4" and 8" on LONG side
  • Early Espresso card stock = 4 3/4" x 3 1/2"
  • Basic White card stock = 4 1/2" x 3 1/4"
  • DSP strip = 1/2" x 3 1/4"

Inspired Thoughts Stamp Set & Beauty of the Earth Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!
Inspired Thoughts Stamp Set & Beauty of the Earth Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!I really like the "earthy" feel of this twine with the Beauty of the Earth DSP. Did you know that new Baker's Twine Essential Pack contains black, white, and 3 other colors of twine? I love having several choices of color in 1 product making finding the perfect color twine for my cards and paper crafts easy. AND, you can customize the color of your twine with our Stampin' Blends markers.
Inspired Thoughts Stamp Set & Beauty of the Earth Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

Inspired Thoughts Stamp Set & Beauty of the Earth Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!I swapped out the Baker's Twine with the Bumblebee Gingham Ribbon. It really brings out the yellow in this beautiful paper from the Beauty of the Earth Designer Series Paper pack.Inspired Thoughts Stamp Set & Beauty of the Earth Designer Series Paper 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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Spread a little sunshine with handmade cards!

Friday, June 25th, is the Last Day to order my Sunny Sentiments Class to Go. 

With my Sunny Sentiments Class to Go, you can create bright, cheerful cards and spread warm, sunny thoughts of love and caring when you send them out. This combination of cards is perfect for building your card stash. Class to Go kit includes the Sunny Sentiments Stamp Set ($20 value), supplies to make 8 cards (2 each of 4 designs), PDF Tutorial, and Priority Shipping.

Please email me for registrations and payment information.

          

Sunny Sentiments Class to Go = $36

Card Supplies Only = $24

PDF Tutorial Only = $15

Add On Ink Pads in Granny Apple Green, Pool Party, Real Red, and Black Momento at catalog price if needed. No additional shipping charge.

Schedule for Sunny Sentiments Class to Go:

  • June 25th - Deadline to register
  • June 26th - Stampin' Up! products will be ordered.
  • July 1st - July 8th - Class Kits will be prepped, packaged, and labeled for shipping.
  • July 9th - All Class Kit will ship no later than this date.

Please email me for registrations and payment information or if you have any questions or would like to host a Stampin' Up! party for you and your friends.

 

Thanks for visiting Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe. I hope you found today's post full of inspiration and helpful tips and information. Please let me know how I can serve you going forward. 

Make today a great day!


Pretty Paper Piecing Cards

I'm so excited to show off one of my favorite stamp sets, Beautiful Moments, AND to show you a favorite technique too, Paper Piecing. Paper Piecing is so fun and can be used as an alternate method of coloring your stamped images. Enjoy my video demonstration. I hope you will be inspired to use the Beautiful Moments Stamp Set and to do some Paper Piecing on your own hand stamped cards.

FYI...My Paper Piecing Demonstratrion includes making 2 cards. If you joined my Facebook Live on the evening of 6/16, you will recall that just as I started making the 2nd card (the fun fold card) all the smoke alarms in my house started going off. Fortunately, I am fine and so is my house. Turned out to be 1 faulty smoke detector that tripped all the others too. Therefore, I demonstrated my 2nd card the next morning so be sure to check out BOTH videos below.

 


Beautiful Moments Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

Beautiful Moments Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!
Beautiful Moments Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!
Beautiful Moments Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!
Beautiful Moments Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!
Beautiful Moments Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

 

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

Paper Snips
$10.00

 

I'm including a couple resources below that may come in handy in your stamping and paper crafting.

Download SU! - Stampin' Blends for Skin Tones

Download SU! - Sponge Dauber Chart

 

Make bright and cheerful cards with my Sunny Sentiments Class to Go! Click on the following link for details:  https://bit.ly/3vxMgPF

Sunny Sentiments Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

 

 

Thanks for visiting my blog Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe. I hope you found this content helpful and inspiring. 

Have a good day!


2 Variations on my Center Easel Fun Fold Card

"You're a peach!" That's what you'll be hearing when you make and send these cards to friends and loved ones. In this video replay of a recent Facebook Live, you'll learn to make 2 variations of my Center Easel Fun Fold Card I demonstrated earlier. (If you missed that, you'll find a link to click on just above the list of Stampin' Up! products used.) So take a look, watch, enjoy, then get creating! Remember you can make someone's day by sending a hand stamped card today!

 

You're A Peach Suite by Stampin' Up!Slimline cards are all the rage now. This finished card measures 8 1/2" x 3 1/2" when folded flat and can be mailed in a standard size business or letter envelope you can get at any big box store or office supply store.
You're A Peach Suite by Stampin' Up!Don't forget to stamp your envelopes letting the recipients of your handmade cards know that there is something very special inside.
You're A Peach Suite by Stampin' Up!
This finished card measures 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" when folded flat and fits into our standard Stampin' Up! Envelopes.You're A Peach Suite by Stampin' Up!

 

Click on the following link to see my original Center Easel Fun Fold Card and make it too:  https://bit.ly/3vlDZhF

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

Peach Dies
$23.00

 

 

Click here for information on my Sunny Sentiments Class to Go.

This Class to Go is sure to brighten your day as you make 8 cards (2 each of 4 designs). AND...it will surely bring smiles to those you send your handmade card to.

Deadline to order your Sunny Sentiments Class to Go is Friday, June 25th.

Sunny Sentiments Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

Sunny Sentiments Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

 

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Have a fabulous weekend. May it be filled with sunny skies and cheerful hearts. And a special Happy Father's Day to all dads. I have special place in my heart for my Dad as he went to his Heavenly Home 31 years ago next month. And yes, I even hold a special place in my heart for my ex-husband Peter as he continues to be an amazing Dad to our daughters.

Happy crafting!


Snail Mail Fun Fold Cards

You'll have LOADS of FUN with this Fun Fold Card featuring the Snail Mail Suite. (Everything in this product suite is retiring soon, so order while you still can. They are only available through June 30th while supplies last.) Not only is this Fun Fold Card fun to make, it's easy AND it's a great way to show off your favorite Designer Series Papers. It's also good for using scraps of DSP! So take a look at my video demonstration, then give yourself some time to create some fun fold cards. 

Cutting & Scoring Dimensions:

  • Basic White Thick card base = 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"
  • Embossed card stock layer = 5 1/4" x 4"
  • Basic White card stock = 4 1/4" x 9", score at 1", 2", 4", and 6" on long side.
  • Designer Series Paper = 4" x 3/4", 4" x 1 3/4", 4" x 2 3/4"


Snail Mail Suite by Stampin' Up!I love the bright, bold colors and whimsical feel to the Snail Mail Designer Series Paper. How about you?
Snail Mail Suite by Stampin' Up!
Snail Mail Suite by Stampin' Up!

To me, this fun fold card is like a sweet surprise from the usual cards we send. It's sure to bring a smile to its recipient.
Snail Mail Suite by Stampin' Up!

As you can see by the 3 pairs of cards I made shown below, it's easy to make one-of-a-kind cards by switching out Designer Series Paper patterns, embellishment placements, etc. A great tip for when you want to make a lot of cards but don't want them all exactly the same.
Snail Mail Suite by Stampin' Up!


Snail Mail Suite by Stampin' Up!
Snail Mail Suite by Stampin' Up!

 

For more fun project ideas featuring the Snail Mail Suite, CLICK HERE

Snail Mail Suite by Stampin' Up!
Snail Mail Suite by Stampin' Up!
Snail Mail Suite by Stampin' Up!

 

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

 

Just 2 days left to order - Pansy Petals Card Class to Go 

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

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

Email me for registration & payment information.

Choose from the following 4 options: 

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

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

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

Option 4:  PDF Tutorial Only = $15

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

 

Click here to view the Mini Catalog Last Chance List. Many of these products are retiring. Some items are discounted. All are available while supplies last only through June 30th. 06.01.21_SHARABLE_JJ_RETIRED_NA

May your day be filled with happiness!