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Stamping with Friends Blog Hop - Sweet Strawberry Slimline Card

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The Stamping with Friends Blog Hop Challenge for today was to create a Slimline Card. I decided to use the Sweet Strawberry Stamp Set and coordinating Strawberry Builder Punch - perfect for a summer birthday card that also serves as a gift card holder.

Sweet Strawberry Bundle by Stampin' Up!
Sweet Strawberry Bundle by Stampin' Up!
Sweet Strawberry Bundle by Stampin' Up!

This photo shows the inside of my Slimline Birthday card/gift card holder.
Sweet Strawberry Bundle by Stampin' Up!

I used the Label Me Lovely Punch to cut out a small area of the buffalo check DSP to show where to insert and pull out a gift card.
Sweet Strawberry Bundle by Stampin' Up!

 

Click on the box below to hop on over to Linda Moore's blog to see another sensational Slimline card.

Be sure to click on each 'Next Blog' box to see a total of 10 Slimline Cards.

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Libby Fens

Tricia Butts

Michelle Hollings

Tina Hewett

Betty Bickford

Tracie St-Louis

Donna Schnees

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

Paper Snips
$10.00

 

Thanks for visiting today's blog post. I hope you enjoyed my Sweet Strawberry Slimline Card/Gift Card Holder. Please continue on in the Blog Hop for even more slimline card ideas.

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


MORE Sparkling Ombre Gift Card Holders

Did you see my May 13th post? I shared a video demonstration of me making a couple of gift card holders featuring the blue Ombre Specialty Paper. If you haven't seen the video, click here to view it now.

I created a couple more Gift Card Holders also using the Ombre Specialty Paper. I wanted these to be more feminine than the ones I showed you in my May 13th blog post, so I added components of our very popular Pansy Petals Suite. I love these and can't wait to gift them to some special ladies!

Cutting & Scoring Dimensions:

  • Cut Ombre Specialty Paper 5 1/2" x 12"
  • Score at 4 1/4" and 8 1/2" on long side. FYI...the first score line will mark you from bottom flap. I put my paper on the scoring tool with the dark ombre end to the left and the light ombre end to the right.

Ombre Specialty Paper by Stampin' Up!
Ombre Specialty Paper by Stampin' Up!
Happiest of Birthdays Stamp Set & Pansy Petals DSP by Stampin' Up!
Ombre Specialty Paper & Pansy Petals DSP by Stampin' Up!

This purple is my favorite of the Ombre Papers.
Ombre Specialty Paper & Pansy Petals DSP by Stampin' Up!

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Happiest of Birthdays Stamp Set, Ombre Specialty Paper & Pansy Petals DSP by Stampin' Up!

 

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

Pansy Dies
$32.00

 

Maui Trip Ordering Incentive May 15-24 only:

As many of you know, I currently enjoying my Stampin' Up! Incentive Trip in beautiful Maui. I'm so grateful to be able to do this job that I love so much and to be rewarded in this way for my hard work. I have had many people, including you my followers, who have supported in me in my business for the past 12+ years. I never knew that becoming a SU! demonstrator would bring me so much joy and happiness and countless friendships. 

As a token of my appreciation, I am offering an ordering incentive for the 10 days I will be on my Maui Incentive Trip.

  • Get 10 Handmade Cards Free when you place a Stampin' Up! order of at least $30  at www.maryknabe.stampinup.net using Host Code RVJZ4VKD.
  • Place an order of $50 or more to get 10 Handmade Cards Free AND to be entered into my Mini Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine Give-Away.

This ordering incentive is good May 15 - May 24th.

Mini Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine by Stampin' Up!

 

Thanks for stopping by my blog. I wish you a beautiful, happy day!


Sparkling Ombre Gift Card Holders

I love Stampin' Up! card stock and paper. The Designer Series Papers are always so intriguing to me. Our many Specialty Papers are also, however, I often find myself stuck. I just don't know what to do with them. So with the release of our new 2021-2022 Annual Catalog this month, I decided to go ahead and order the Ombre Specialty Paper. As soon as I received it and opened it, I thought it was so pretty. Very sparkly paper that didn't leave sparkle on me or my hands or my clothes, so I decided to give it a go. I challenged myself to not let that Ombre Specialty Paper sit. So...here is what I came up with - an assortment of Gift card holders. 

This Facebook Live Video Replay shows you how to make these fun, sparkly gift card holders for those people who add a little sparkle and fun to your life! Enjoy the video demonstration, then give it a try. You'll also see how our new Basic Borders Dies add something special to these gift card holders.

 

Cutting & Scoring Dimensions:

  • Cut Ombre Specialty Paper 5 1/2" x 12".
  • Score at 4 1/4" and 8 1/2" on long side. FYI...the first score line will mark you from bottom flap. I put my paper on the scoring tool with the dark ombre end to the left and the light ombre end to the right.
  • Belly Band on 2nd card is 1" x 10".

Handsomely Suited Stamp Set, Basic Borders Dies  & Ombre Specialty Paper by Stampin' Up!
Basic Borders Dies & Ombre Specialty Paper by Stampin' Up!
Basic Borders Dies & Ombre Specialty Paper by Stampin' Up!


Happiest of Birthday Stamp Set & Handsomely Suited Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

Our new Basic Borders Dies collection gives you 6 different border dies. The one used above and the one below are 2 of them.
Handsomely Suited Stamp Set, Basic Borders Dies  & Ombre Specialty Paper by Stampin' Up!
Handsomely Suited Stamp Set, Basic Borders Dies  & Ombre Specialty Paper by Stampin' Up!
Handsomely Suited Stamp Set & Ombre Specialty Paper by Stampin' Up!
Handsomely Suited Bundle by Stampin' Up!

 

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



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

 

Thanks for spending some time viewing this blog post. I appreciate you. I hope you found this video inspiring and that you picked up a few useful tips as well.

Happy crafting today and everyday!

 

PS...Check out my blog post on Saturday, May 15th for a special announcement!


Cute & Functional Mini Backpack

Have I got an DARLING 3D project for you! I'm going to show you how to make a Mini Backpack in this Facebook Live Video Replay. It's oh, so cute, functional, and fun to make. This  Mini Backpack can be used for so many occasions - graduations, teacher appreciation day, embarking on a trip or new adventure, birthdays, Father's Day, and more. I'm going to use the Mini Backpack use see in my video demonstration gift for my niece. Avery is graduating high school this month and will be attending The Ohio State University in the fall. I used OSU colors and will fill the main section of the backpack with various gift cards that I know a college student will enjoy. I'll put some mini sticky note pads in the front pocket. Then, I'll put the Mini Backpack in a clear cellophane bag and tie it up with a pretty bow and handmade tag. I think Avery will love the handmade touch I put on her graduation gift.

 

This is the Mini Backpack I received from my friend and SU! team member Tracy Dahling that inspired me to make my own Mini Backpacks for graduation gifts. Tracy had a package of flower shaped sticky notes & a chapstick in her backpack and chocolate mints in the front pocket. 

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And this is my version of the Mini Backpack.

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Cutting & Scoring Dimensions:

  • Cut card stock for main backpack 8" x 11".
  • Score at 1 1/2", 5 1/4", 6 3/4", 10 1/2" on LONG side.
  • Score at 2", 6 1/2" on SHORT side.
  • Partial Score on LONG side at 3/4" and 6" down to 5". 
  • Make angled score lines (see video).
  • Cut DSP 3 1/2" x 1 3/4"

 

  • Cut card stock for front pocket 8" x 4".
  • Score at 1/2", 3 3/4", 4 1/4", 7 1/2" on LONG side.
  • Score at 1/2", 2 1/2", 3", on SHORT side.
  • Cut DSP 3" x 3/4"

 

  • Cut card stock for 2 handles 1/4" x 7" each

 

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

Paper Snips
$10.00

 

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Video Demonstration - Popcorn Purse

As requested by so many who saw my original posts on my very fancy and very chic Oscar Night clutch, I did a video demonstration for my April 26th Facebook Live on how to make these fun party favors. They are great for Girls' Nights, bridal showers and bachelorette parties, little girls' birthday parties and tea parties, and so much more. You can also give them as "movie night" gifts. Perhaps, include and movie DVD or theatre gift card with this fun favor. One viewer even suggested using it as a "welcome to the neighborhood gift" with a movie and enough popcorn favors for the whole family. You could swap out popcorn for a chocolate bar and other treats or a notebook or journal. How about using it as a Mother's Day gift? Change up the paper for any occasion and the size to accommodate other treats or gifts. You can even make something more masculine - think wallet for Father's Day or a brother or an uncle or grandpa's birthday. So many possibilities!

 

Here's some individual photos for a closer look at my popcorn purses!

Simply Elegant Specialty Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!
Simply Elegant Specialty Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!
Simply Elegant Specialty Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!
This is my Oscar Night Clutch also made with the new Simply Elegant Specialty Designer Series Paper available to order May 4th.

Item # 155761 $15.00
Simply Elegant Specialty Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

I love using tiny refrigerator magnets for my purse closures. These are 8mm x 1mm. I purchased them on Amazon. 
Simply Elegant Specialty Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!


Simply Elegant Specialty Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

 

Cutting & Scoring Dimensions:

  • Card stock = 7" x 11", score on LONG side at 4", 4 1/2", 8 1/2", 8 3/4.
  • Designer Series Paper = 6 3/4" x 10 3/4", score on long side at 3 7/8", 4 3/8", 8 3/8", 8 5/8".

 

Magnets:

 

Simply Elegant Specialty DSP:

  • Please note that the Simply Elegant Specialty Designer Series Paper will be available to order beginning May 4th with the launch of the Stampin' Up! 2021-2022.

 

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Thanks for viewing today's blog post. I'm grateful you stopped by. Please let me know how I can serve you in your Stampin' Up! needs. 

Happy Stamping!


Make My Popcorn Purse!

My family has always enjoyed movies whether it be movie night at home or a trip to the theatre (boy, do I miss that). And popcorn just makes the movie experience better! It seemed appropriate that I have a fun Oscar Night treat so why not share my "popcorn purse". Take a look at my fancy Oscar Night clutch made from Simply Elegant Specialty Designer Series Paper and Basic Black Card Stock. It looks so elegant on the outside, but on the inside it's a popcorn party! 

Simply Elegant Specialty Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

A couple of tiny refrigerator magnets were used on this, but velcro or double stick tape is another option for this party favor.
Simply Elegant Specialty Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

Perfect size "purse" for a package of microwave popcorn.
Simply Elegant Specialty Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

This paper is so elegant. It really did make my project look like a real clutch I'd carry for a special occasion.
Simply Elegant Specialty Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

 

Cutting & Scoring Dimensions:

  • Card stock = 7" x 11", score on LONG side at 4", 4 1/2", 8 1/2", 8 3/4.
  • Designer Series Paper = 6 3/4" x 10 3/4", score on long side at 3 7/8", 4 3/8", 8 3/8", 8 5/8".

 

Magnets:

 

Simply Elegant Specialty DSP:

  • Please note that the Simply Elegant Specialty Designer Series Paper will be available to order beginning May 4th with the launch of the Stampin' Up! 2021-2022.

 

I made this video as a result of so many requests by people who saw this post originally. Enjoy!

Thanks for visiting Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe. I hope you like today's project. Change up the paper and card stock to make popcorn purses for favors at a little girl's party. Make it pretty for Mother's and enclose a movie night coupon along with the popcorn for a fun Mother's Day Gift. Enclose a movie or theatre gift card also inside the popcorn purse and give it as a Birthday gift for your favorite movie lover. 

 


Inspired Thoughts Card & Gift Card Holder

I have a wonderful Dutch Door Gift Card Holder - a fun fold card and gift card holder all in one. Take a look at my video demonstration to learn how to make it. Plus get a look at a brand new bundle launching May 4th - Inspired Thoughts. This bundle is quite unique in that the stamp set is all sentiments paired with the Inspired Canopy Dies to make beautiful tree scenes for any occasion.

Dimensions for Dutch Door Card:

  • card base = Soft Succulent 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" and Basic White 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
  • card stock to make "Dutch Door" = Soft Succulent 2 3/4" x 8 1/2", scored at 4 1/4" on long side, folded in half.
  • layers for Dutch Door front & inside = Evening Evergreen 2 1/2" x 4" and Basic White 2 1/2" x 3 3/4"
  • layers for center of card front = Basic White 2 1/2" x 3 3/4", Early Espresso 2 5/8" x 3 7/8", Soft Succulent 2 7/8" x 4 1/8"

Inspired Thoughts Bundle by Stampin' Up!
Inspired Thoughts Bundle by Stampin' Up!
Inspired Thoughts Bundle by Stampin' Up!
Inspired Thoughts Bundle by Stampin' Up!

 

The following is also a Dutch Door Gift Card Holder featuring the Inspired Thoughts Bundle. I sponged sunshine on the inside of the card for a more dramatic look.

Inspired Thoughts Bundle by Stampin' Up!
Inspired Thoughts Bundle by Stampin' Up!
Inspired Thoughts Bundle by Stampin' Up!

This sentiment works so well for so many occasions - birthday, congratulations, new job, and retirement to name just a few.
Inspired Thoughts Bundle by Stampin' Up!

 

Thanks for viewing today's blog post. I hope you found it to be helpful and inspiring. Have a great week!


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.

 


Ice Cream Corner Gift Card Holder

"I scream. You scream. We all scream for ICE CREAM." Yes, even in winter, I LOVE ice cream. Today's blog post features the video replay of a Facebook Live from last month. In it, I showcase the colorful and fun Ice Cream Corner Suite by Stampin' Up! This suite of coordinating products had me reminiscing about trips to the local ice cream parlor as a kid and later in life making those trips with my own children. I hope you enjoy my demonstration of these fun fold gift card holders as much as I enjoyed creating them. What a fun way to package a gift card to one's favorite ice cream shop for a delightful treat any time of year.

 

Ice Cream Corner Suite by Stampin' Up!


Ice Cream Corner Suite by Stampin' Up!


Ice Cream Corner Suite by Stampin' Up!

The ribbon acts as a pretty embellishment but also holds the bottom flap in place to form the pocket to hold a gift card.
Ice Cream Corner Suite by Stampin' Up!

 

I remade the same fun fold gift card holder as above but used different paper and colors from the Ice Cream Corner Designer Series Paper. 
Ice Cream Corner Suite by Stampin' Up!

Ice Cream Corner Suite by Stampin' Up!

2 colors make stamping sentiments in this card a little more fun.
Ice Cream Corner Suite by Stampin' Up!

Again, this fun fold can be used as a gift card holder doubling its purpose and fun!
Ice Cream Corner Suite by Stampin' Up!

 

Treat yourself to the entire Ice Cream Corner Suite for just $56 (#155984). Get a FREE Level 1 Sale - A - Bration product of your choice when you order it by February 28th. 

 

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

Paper Snips
$10.00

 

 

2 Reminders from Stampin' Peace:

In Bloom Bundle Card Class to Go 

Announcing my In Bloom Bundle Card Class to Go. Class fee of $68 includes In Bloom Stamp Set & coordinating Pierced Blooms Dies, a package of Pearl Embellishment, card stock & supplies to make 6 cards (2 each of 3 designs), PDF tutorial, & Priority Shipping. AND get free pack Paper Blooms DSP & supplies to make 6 MORE cards. It's like getting 2 classes in 1.

Pre-order yours by Tuesday, February 23rd.

PLEASE EMAIL ME for Registration and Payment Information.

In Bloom Card Class to Go = $68

PDF Tutorial Only = $20

Your PDF Tutorial will be sent via email and includes supply list, color photos, cutting dimensions, and instructions for 6 different cards.

Schedule for In Bloom Bundle Class to Go:

  • Tuesday, February 23rd - Deadline to pre-order & pay
  • Wednesday, February 24th - Stampin' Up! products for Class to Go kits will be ordered.
  • March 1st - 5th - Class to Go kits will be prepped, packaged, and labeled for shipping.
  • March 6th - Class to Go kits will ship.
Please email me at mknabe2008@gmail.com to pre-order and pay for your In Bloom Bundle Class to Go.
 

 

FREE Boho Indigo PDF Tutorial

Get a FREE PDF TUTORIAL to create 3 sets of cards with 4 different designs per set. First set is birthday cards. 2nd set is botanical cards. 3rd set is made with 6" x 6" One Sheet Wonder. Free PDF Tutorial also includes a standing desktop calendar and gorgeous HOME Collage. The collage can be personalized with your family name or any other word that speaks to you, and it makes a great gift. These projects were the featured Make-n-Take projects at my January Creative Escape Weekend. They were a HUGE it with my guests.
 
The Free PDF Tutorial includes supply list, photos of each individual project, cutting & scoring dimensions, and instructions to complete all projects pictured.
 
Boho Indigo Product Medley by Stampin' Up!
 
To get this FREE PDF Tutorial (a $25 value), purchase the Boho Indigo Product Medley (#153132, $70) at www.maryknabe.stampinup.net using Host Code QZ3AWGMX. You will also get your choice of a Free Level 1 Sale-A-Bration Product. The online store will prompt you to make your Sale-A-Bration product.
 
PLEASE NOTE: One of the card sets uses the Happiest of Birthdays Stamp Step (#152539, $19). You can add this to your Boho Indigo Product Medley order and get a free pack of Gilded Gems from me or simply substitute with another stamp set you already own.
 
Your FREE PDF Tutorial will be sent via email within 24 hours of you ordering your Boho Indigo Product Medley.
 
If you need assistance ordering, please contact me at mknabe2008@gmail.com or 513-641-6592.
 
 
 
 
 
Thanks for visiting Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe. I appreciate you! Have a safe and happy weekend!

Happy Thoughts with Fine Art Floral DSP Class to Go

I've got a FABULOUS new Class to Go for you. You don't want to miss out on my Happy Thoughts with Fine Art Floral DSP Fun Fold Cards Class to Go. Yes. You read that correctly. Learn to make 4 different Fun Fold Cards. One of them is a gift card holder too!
 
Class fee of $65 includes card bases & envelopes for 8 cards (2 each of 4 designs), $51 in Stampin' Up! product (Happy Thoughts Stamp Set, Fine Art Floral Designer Series Paper, Fine Art Ribbon, Gilded Gems, Stampin' Dimensionals), your choice of Level 1 Sale-A-Bration product free, PDF Tutorial, and Priority Shipping.
 
Deadline to Pre-order is Tuesday, January 26, 2021.

Contact me at mknabe2008@gmail.com for registration and payment information.

 
 
Happy Thoughts with Fine Art Floral DSP Fun Fold Cards Class to Go = $65
 
Happy Thoughts Stamp Set & Fine Art Floral DSP by Stampin' Up!

 
 Happy Thoughts Stamp Set & Fine Art Floral DSP by Stampin' Up!



Buy 2 - One for you, one for a friend - Save on Shipping = $120
 
 
PDF Tutorial Only = $15 - will be sent via email on or before January 26th
 

 

Schedule of Happy Thoughts with Fine Art Floral DSP Fun Fold Cards Class to Go:
  • January 26 - Last Day to Pre-order Class to Go
  • January 27 - Stampin' Up! products for class kits will be ordered.
  • February 2 - 5 - Kits will be prepped, packaged, and labeled for shipping.
  • February 6 - Class to Go Kits will be shipped (If any SU! products needed for this class go on backorder, shipping may be delayed. I will notify you if this happens.)

 

Contact me at mknabe2008@gmail.com for registration and payment information.


Make a Holiday Pocket Card

I've been making Holiday Pocket Cards and want to show you how! Take a look at my November 30th Facebook Live Video Replay for a complete demonstration. You'll see me make 2 pocket cards start to finish plus see a few others I made. Pocket cards are lots of fun to make and send. They also make great gift card holders just in time for the upcoming holidays. Or switch out the colors and stamp set to make pocket cards for birthdays and other occasions. These are so easy to make, you'll want to make several in one sitting. Watch, be inspired, and stamp on!

Itty Bitty Christmas Stamp Set, Triangle Dies & Classic Christmas Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

 

My Pocket Card Dimensions:

  • Card base - 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", scored at 4 1/4" x 1 1/4" on long side. Fold in half then fold flap out.
  • DSP - 5 1/4" x 2" and 5 1/4" x 1" for front of pocket card and 3/4" x 2" for pull tag. Have fun mixing & matching your DSP.
  • Card stock layers for pull out - 4 1/2" x 3 3/4" and 4 1/4" x 3 1/2".


Itty Bitty Christmas Stamp Set, Triangle Dies & Classic Christmas Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!
Itty Bitty Christmas Stamp Set, Triangle Dies & Classic Christmas Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

I made my pine trees using Triangle Dies in various sizes to die cut various patterns of Shaded Spruce DSP from the Classic Christmas Designer Series Paper. It's easy and FUN to mix and match the sizes and patterns of your pine trees to create festive pocket cards to spread Christmas Cheer.
Itty Bitty Christmas Stamp Set, Triangle Dies & Classic Christmas Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!
Itty Bitty Christmas Stamp Set, Triangle Dies & Classic Christmas Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

 

Here are a couple more pocket cards I made using the Poinsettia Place Suite. I love their elegance.Itty Bitty Christmas Stamp Set, Triangle Dies & Classic Christmas Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

Itty Bitty Christmas Stamp Set, Triangle Dies & Classic Christmas Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!
I die cut the 2 layers of white poinsettias from the Plush Poinsettia Specialty Paper. The flower centers are from the Holiday Rhinestones which include 5 gorgeous colors of rhinestones. I used the holly leaf dies to cut the Green Foil Paper leaves.
Itty Bitty Christmas Stamp Set, Triangle Dies & Classic Christmas Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!
Itty Bitty Christmas Stamp Set, Triangle Dies & Classic Christmas Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

 

Itty Bitty Christmas Stamp Set, Triangle Dies & Classic Christmas Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

Itty Bitty Christmas Stamp Set, Triangle Dies & Classic Christmas Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

My holly leaves turned out exactly the way I wanted them to - with lots of detail to add more interest. I first stamped the outline of each holly leaf with Shaded Spruce ink onto my Designer Series Paper, then stamped the inside color. I then die cut the holly leaves while also using the embossing dies that embossed the veins of each leaf. It sounds complicated, but it really was not. 

3 large pearls colored with Dark Cherry Cobbler Stampin' Blends marker are the perfect finishing touch adding beauty and elegance to this already pretty pocket card.
Itty Bitty Christmas Stamp Set, Triangle Dies & Classic Christmas Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

 

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

 

Not sure what to get your crafty friends and family members? Why purchase Stampin' Peace Gift Certificates and give them the thrill of choosing their own Stampin' Up! gift. Perhaps, they'll purchase the Mini Cut & Emboss Machine or one of the other many new products coming January 5th. Gift certificates are sold in any amount and are good through 2021, although, I suspect the receivers will be too excited to wait that long to use their gift certificate. Contact me at mknabe2008@gmail.com to purchase gift certificates. 

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