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ICS Blog Hop It's A Girl Thing

Welcome to the April 2022 Inspire Create Share Blog Hop. This month's theme is "It's A Girl Thing", all things girlie. For me, flowers are my favorite girlie thing. I love treating myself to fresh flowers. I'm eagerly anticipating next month when I can plant lots of colorful flowers in my garden bed. All of the projects created for this month's blog hop are intended to inspire you and help you get your stamping and crafting on. So get started and enjoy the hop.

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For this blog hop post, I chose to show a few of my favorite retiring In Colors - Bumblebee, Just Jade, and Magenta Madness - with an easy card layout and sentiments from the Daffodil Daydream stamp set.  I hope you love these bright, cheerful cards perfect for Easter and Mother's Day but many other occasions as well like birthday, thinking of you, and so much more.

Stampin' Up! 2020-2022 In Colors DSP & Daffodil Daydream Stamp Set - Mary Knabe (4)

I love that this particular card layout can be used in both the portrait and landscape positions.

Stampin' Up! 2020-2022 In Colors DSP & Daffodil Daydream Stamp Set - Mary Knabe (4)
Stampin' Up! 2020-2022 In Colors DSP & Daffodil Daydream Stamp Set - Mary Knabe (4)
How fun it was to create these pretty cards by punching the flowers and leaves from Designer Series Paper. The Opal Rounds make nice flower centers.
Stampin' Up! 2020-2022 In Colors DSP & Daffodil Daydream Stamp Set - Mary Knabe (4)
Stampin' Up! 2020-2022 In Colors DSP & Daffodil Daydream Stamp Set - Mary Knabe (4)

Cutting Dimensions:

  • Card base = 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", score at 4 1/4" on long side
  • DSP strips = 5" x 1"
  • Basic White card stock strips = 5 1/4" x 1 1/4"
  • Basic White for inside card = 5 1/4" x 4"
  • Basic White 1" strips for banners

 

Now it's time for you to continue blog "hopping" for more creative inspiration and project ideas. Click on the Next Box below to be directed to Sandra Robert's Blog Post.    

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Be sure to click the Next Box in each of the blog posts to continue "blog hopping" to see all the projects created for this blog hop.

 

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

Bough Punch
$18.00
 
 
Simply Succulents Class to Go - Order today
Succulents are so fun, always popular, and never go out of style, not even in card making and paper crafting. With my Simply Succulents Class to Go you can make 8 gorgeous cards (2 each of 4 designs). With 3 great options to choose from, I have something for everyone. Choose the one that's best for you.
 
Please order & pay by April 19th.
 
Choose from 3 options:
 
Option 1: Simply Succulents Class to Go = $82.00  Includes Simply Succulents Stamp Set & coordinating Potted Succulents Dies, supplies to make 8 cards (2 each of 4 designs), PDF Tutorial sent via email, and Priority Shipping. Please email me for link to order & pay for Option 1.
 
Option 2: Card Supplies = $28.00  Includes supplies to make 8 cards (2 each of 4 designs), PDF Tutorial sent via email, and shipping to your home. This option does NOT include the stamp set & dies needed to complete the cards. Please email me for link to order & pay for Option 2.
 
Option 3: PDF Tutorial Only = $15.00  PDF Tutorial includes supply list, color photos, cutting dimensions and instructions to make 4 different cards. To purchase this option, click on PDF Store in the red bar at the top of this page. PDF's are listed in alphabetical order and are available for immediate download upon purchase.
 
 
Add Ons: Those who purchase Option 1 or 2 may add on any of the following Stampin' Up! products at catalog price without additional shipping charge.
  • Black Memento Ink Pad @ $6.00
  • Soft Succulent Classic Stampin' Pad @ $7.50
  • Stampin' Blends at $9.00 each in Blackberry Bliss, Granny Apple Green, Mossy Meadow, Old Olive, Soft Succulent

 

Timeline for Simply Succulents Class to Go:

  • April 19 - Deadline to register & pay.
  • April 20 - SU! order will be placed for supplies needed for kits.
  • April 25 - 27 - Kits will be prepped, packaged, and labeled for shipping.
  • April 27 - Simply Succulents Class to Go kits will ship.

 

To purchase Option 1 or 2, please email me for link to order & pay.

To purchase Option 3, click on PDF STORE in red bar at the top of this page.

 

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Stampin' Peace Hugs, my friends!


Sun Prints in Gray Granite

Have you seen the gorgeous new Sun Prints Suite in the Annual Catalog? If not, be sure to check it out on pages 90 - 91. It's got an amazing stamp set & dies bundle, gorgeous Designer Series Paper, and a fun Fern Embossing Folder. With a little creativity and imagination and inspiration, the possibilities are endless.

In this video replay of my May 20th Facebook Live, I'll show you how to make 2 gorgeous cards with some of the Gray Granite prints in the Sun Prints Designer Series Paper pack. You'll see how to die cut a shape and then use both the positive and negative pieces to make 2 cards. You know me, if I can make 1 card, I might as well make 2. Right? A great way to build up a nice stash of cards to have on hand.

 

Stampin' Up! Sun Prints Suite - Mary Knabe For these 2 cards, I die cut the large rectangular label shape from the Painted Labels Dies from a piece of 5" x 3 3/4" DSP. I used the negative or "frame" piece for one card and the positive or "label" piece for the second card. The Vellum and Rustic Metallic Dots greatly enhance these simple but elegant cards.

Stampin' Up! Sun Prints Suite - Mary Knabe
Stampin' Up! Sun Prints Suite - Mary Knabe

Cutting Dimensions for card #1 above:

  • Card Base = 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", score at 4 1/4" on long side, fold in half.
  • Basic White card stock layer on front = 5 3/8" x 4 1/8"
  • DSP bottom layer = 5 1/4" x 4"
  • DSP for die cutting = 5" x 3 3/4"
  • Gray Granite card stock for embossing & die cutting = 1 1/2" x 3"
  • Vellum = scraps for die cutting
  • Basic White card stock for inside card = 5 1/4" x 4"
    Stampin' Up! Sun Prints Suite - Mary Knabe
    Stampin' Up! Sun Prints Suite - Mary Knabe

Cutting Dimensions for card #1 above:

  • Card Base = 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", score at 4 1/4" on long side, fold in half.
  • DSP layer = 5 1/4" x 4"
  • Vellum layer = 3" x 4 1/4"
  • Basic White card stock layer = 2 3/4" x 4"
  • Gray Granite card stock for embossing & die cutting flower = 1 1/4" x 2 1/4"
  • Basic White card stock for inside card = 5 1/4" x 4"

 

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

 

June Paper Pumpkin Kit

Pick of the Crop by Paper Pumpkin

Give your card collection a reFRESH with this month’s Paper Pumpkin Kit! We’re talking FRESH ideas, designs, cards, and crafts. Each month we strive to deliver a seasonal selection, and this month is no different. It’s time to express your love, gratitude, and style with summer’s hottest trends in crafting.

Plus, this month you can purchase additional mini canvas shopping bags for a fun twist on card packaging. Just our way of expanding one of our favorite kits of the season!

Subscribe to receive monthly Paper Pumpkin kits by clicking here. You will be billed each month and can cancel at any time. OR click here to SAVE MONEY when you purchase a 1, 3, 6, or 12 month Pre-paid Paper Pumpkin Subscription in my online store. 

***Order by May 10th to get the June Pick of the Crop Kit***

 

Who loves a BOGO 50% off sale??? I do. I'm guessing you do too!

Check out the Stampin' Up! Online Kits Collection June Promotion. You're going to love it!

All Stampin' Up! paper crafting kits in our online kits collection will be Buy One Get One 50% off June 1- 30. AND...you can get the MORE expensive of your 2 kits half off by adding the least expensive kit first and the more expensive kit second. How cool is that? Thank you, Stampin' Up!  Click here to see the Kits Collection in my online store. Please note that kits are available while supplies last. Paper Pumpkin Kits are NOT included in this promotion, just those in the Online Kits Collection.

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Coming Soon: I'll be hosting some Kits Collection Events online via Zoom in June and July. Dates will be announced soon. 

 

 

Thanks for visiting Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe. I appreciate the opportunity to share creative projects and the latest Stampin' Up! news with you. I look forward to share much more with you in the days and weeks to come. Please let me know if I can be of service to you, help you with an order, answer your product questions, or schedule a Stampin' Up! party or private class for you and your friends (virtual or in person).

If you are not currently working with a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, I'd love to earn your business. Email me if you would like a complimentary catalog.

Sending Stampin' Peace Hugs!

Happy Stamping Always!


Free Project Sheet - Wild & Sweet Panda

Oh, my. Happy Friday the 13th. Are you superstiscious? Not me. So let's celebrate. It's Friday. The end of another great week of living and loving life.

Love animals? How about wild animals? How about Wild & Sweet animals like this darling panda. This is just one of 3 darling animals in the brand new Wild & Sweet Stamp Set. It also features a bit of the new all black & white Perfectly-Penciled Designer Series Paper. You'll love this DSP for simple black & white or black & white with a pop of color cards and paper crafts. Or  customize it with any of your coloring tools. 

I made this card for a recent demonstrator swap I participated in. I think everyone loves it. It's simple and sweet and so easy to make. I'm happy to share a free project sheet with you so you can make it too.  

Download Project Sheet - Wild & Sweet Panda Card

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Download Project Sheet - Wild & Sweet Panda Card

 
Sweet Songbirds Class to Go - Order Yours Today!
 
My Sweet Songbirds Class to Go is a great way to celebrate spring, have fun making cute cards, and spread some cheer by sending your handmade cards. You'll love using the adorable Sweet Songbirds Bundle to make 8 cards (2 each of 4 designs). Choose the class option that's best for you.
 
Deadline to order & pay is May 17th. 
 
     
 
Option 1: Sweet Songbirds Class to Go = $52.00   Includes Sweet Songbirds Bundle, supplies to make 8 cards (2 each of 4 designs), PDF Tutorial, and Priority Shipping. To purchase Option 1, email me for link to order & pay.
 
Option 2: Card Supplies = $28.00  Includes supplies to make 8 cards (2 each of 4 designs), PDF Tutorial, shipping to your home. This option does NOT include Sweet Songbirds Bundle needed to make these cards. To purchase Option 2, email me for link to order & pay.
 
Option 3: PDF Tutorial Only = $15.00  Includes supply list, color photos, cutting dimensions and instructions for 4 different cards. PDF Tutorial will be sent via email on or before May 17th. To purchase Option 3 PDF Tutorial Only, please click on PDF STORE in red bar at the top of this page. PDF's are listed alphabetically and can be downloaded immediately upon purchase.
 
 
Optional Add Ons:  Those purchasing Option 1 or 2, may add on the following Stampin' Up! products at catalog price without additional shipping charges:  Black Momento Ink Pad at $6.00, and Classic Ink Pads at $8.00 each in Balmy Blue, Daffodil Delight, Early Espresso, Granny Apple Green, Polished Pink, Pumpkin Pie, and Real Red.
 
 
Timeline for Sweet Songbirds Class to Go:
  • May 17th - Deadline to order & pay
  • May 18th - Stampin' Up! products need for kits will be ordered.
  • May 23 - 24th - Kits will be prepped, packaged, and labeled for shipping.
  • May 25th - Class to Go kits will be shipped.

To purchase Option 1 or 2, please email me for link to order & pay.

To purchase Option 3 PDF Tutorial Only, please click on PDF STORE in red bar at the top of this page. PDF's are listed alphabetically and can be downloaded immediately upon purchase.


Sweet Songbirds Double Z-Fold Card

Oh, have you seen the new Sweet Songbirds Bundle? Oh, my is it ever cute. In this Facebook Live I put this adorable Sweet Songbirds Stamp Set and the coordinating Songbird Builder Punch to use. You'll get a glimpse of a few of our newest In Colors. AND I'll show you how to make a Double Z-Fold Fun Fold Card. I hope you find this video fun and full of helpful tips and creative inspiration.

 Double Z-Fold Card Cutting Dimensions:

  • Large card base = 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", score at 2 1/8" and 4 1/4". Fold each score line in opposite direction to create z-fold.
  • Small card base = 3 1/2" x 7", score at 1 3/8" and 3 1/2". Fold each score line in opposite direction to create z-fold.
  • DSP = 2" x 5 3/8" (cut 2) and 4 1/8" x 5 3/8"
  • Basic White card stock = 3 3/8" x 3 3/8", 2" x 3 3/8", 1 1/4" x 3 3/8"

_Stampin' Up! Sweet Songbirds Bundle - Mary Knabe

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And here's another Sweet Songbirds Double Z-Fold Card...

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_Stampin' Up! Sweet Songbirds Bundle - Mary Knabe (8)
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Stampin' Up! products used - Click on any link to be directed to my online store or contact me to order.

 

My Wild & Sweet Class to Go is selling fast. Order yours today!

My Wild & Sweet Class to Go is the first of many to come featuring fabulous new products from the Stampin' Up! 2022 - 2023 Annual Catalog. With 3 great options to choose from, I have something for everyone - full class kit including stamp set, class kit without stamp set, and PDF Tutorial only! Choose the option that's best for you.

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Option 1: Wild & Sweet Class to Go = $48.00  Includes Wild & Sweet Stamp Set, pack of Lovely Layers Vellum, supplies to make 8 cards, PDF Tutorial sent via email, and Priority Shipping.  

Option 2: Card Supplies = $32.00  Includes pack of Lovely Layers Vellum, supplies to make 8 cards, PDF Tutorial sent via email, shipping to your home. This option does NOT include the Wild & Sweet Stamp Set needed to complete the cards.

Option 3: PDF Tutorial Only = $15.00  Includes supply list, color photos, cutting dimensions & instructions to make 8 cards. 

Add Ons: Those purchasing Wild & Sweet Class to Go Option 1 or 2 may add the following Stampin' Up! products to their order at catalog price without additional shipping charges:  Tuxedo Black Momento Ink Pad, Tuxedo Black Momento Ink Refill, Watercolor Pencils Assortment 1, and Bough Punch.

 

Deadline to order & pay is Tuesday, May 10th.

To purchase Option 1 or 2, please email me for link to order & pay.

To purchase Option 3, click on PDF STORE in red bar at the top of this page. You'll be able to download the PDF immediately upon purchase.

 

 

BIG NEWS:

Become a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator May 3 - 31 by purchasing the In Color Starter Kit. Get $125 of Stampin' Up! product of your choice PLUS a selection of new In Color Products valued at $66.50. Pay just $99 plus tax pIace for a total of $191.50 of Stampin' Up! products. And...IT ALL SHIPS FREE! It doesn't get much better than this! Click on the download link below to see all of the fabulous new In Colors included in this sweet deal.

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Then contact me to discuss the amazing opportunity and find out how joining my Merry Stampers Team can benefit you!

Or click here to JOIN NOW.

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New Branded Merchandise for everyone who loves Stampin' Up!

 I can't wait to get my hands on these and share my love of Stampin' Up!  Click here to order.

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Thanks for visiting Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe. Be sure to subscribe to this blog and/or my email newsletter to not miss any of the creative inspiration, tips & techniques, promotions, and events from Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe or check back in often.

Wishing you a happy day.

Stampin' Peace Hugs to you!


Nothing's Better Than...

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


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

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

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

 

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

 

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

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

 

 

Join my 2022-2024 In Color Club Now!

Deadline to join is May 2nd.

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

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

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

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

Classic Ink Pad

Re-inker

Stampin' Write Marker

Stampin' Blends Combo Pack (light & dark)

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

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

4 sheets of 6" x 6" Glimmer Paper

4 Tea Boutique Cards & Envelopes

Bolt of ribbon

Bolt of Baker's Twine

Matte Decorative Dots

Handmade card

Surprise Stampin' Up! gift

 

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

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

Classic Ink Pad

Re-inker

Stampin' Write Marker

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

Bolt of ribbon

Handmade card 

Click here to JOIN MY 2022 - 2024 IN COLOR CLUB

 

 

May Paper Pumpkin Kit & a chance to win a Golden Ticket:

Celebrate in Color by Paper Pumpkin

Create magic with the NEW 2022–2024 In Colors with this Paper Pumpkin kit! With vivid pops of green and red and a range of blues, these colors are perfect for fun festivities. Send your best wishes or happy moments with the large bold lettering and gorgeous gold foil details. Plus, you can also send gift cards with the included coordinating gift card holders!

As an added bonus, every May Paper Pumpkin subscriber will get the chance to win a GOLDEN Voucher worth $25 USD | $34 CAD in Stampin’ Up! products! The winners will find their Golden Voucher in their May 2022 Paper Pumpkin box. This is the perfect time to snag coordinating In Color products from the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog that will go live on 3 May 2022 in the online store!

Watch Sara in this video where she goes over her favorite features of the kit. You can share this video with your customers to get them excited about kit!

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

Butterfly Brilliance Cards

I've got some GREAT cards to celebrate spring and summer. Even better, I demonstrate for you how to make 4 cards by stamping and die cutting just once with the Butterfly Brilliance Bundle. I welcome any and all opportunities to make multiple cards quickly and easily and with limited supplies. With the Butterfly Brilliance Bundle and a couple of our best Stampin' Up! tools - the Stamparatus and Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine - you can do exactly that! So enjoy the video demonstration and stamping tips and the get your card making on!

Cutting Dimensions:

  • Card Base = 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", score at 4 1/4" on long side, fold in half.
  • Card stock layer for embossing = 5 1/4" x 4"
  • Basic Black card stock = 2 1/2" x 2 1/2"
  • Basic White card stock inside = 5 1/4" x 4"

Stampin' Up! Butterfly Brilliance Bundle & Ornate Floral 3D Embossing Folder - Mary Knabe
Aren't these cards gorgeous? So easy to make but with so many details to make them beautiful and interesting.

I made more cards using all five retiring 2020-2022 In Colors! 1 Butterfly Brilliance Bundle, 5 colors, 20 cards in all.

What colors will you use to make your Butterfly Brilliance cards?

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Stampin' Up! Butterfly Brilliance Bundle & Ornate Floral 3D Embossing Folder - Mary Knabe (1)
Stampin' Up! Butterfly Brilliance Bundle & Ornate Floral 3D Embossing Folder - Mary Knabe (1)

 

PLEASE NOTE:  All products in 2020-2022 In Colors are retiring. Those colors are Bumblebee, Cinnamon Cider, Just Jade, Magenta Madness, and Misty Moonlight. If you want anything in these colors, please purchase them ASAP as they are WHILE SUPPLIES LAST ONLY beginning today, March 23rd at 1pm MT. I'm going to miss these colors but am excited about the newest In Colors coming to you on May 2nd.

ALSO NOTE:  Stampin' Blends do not come in Bumblebee so I substituted with Daffodil Delight Stampin' Blends.

 

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

Stamparatus
$49.00

 

 

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Look for the Last Chance Products List after 1pm MT today, March 23rd. Once the list is announced, I will post PDF's here and on my Facebook Business Page Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe and my Stampin' Peace VIP Group on Facebook.

Join me tonight at 8pm EST for my Facebook LIVE on Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe. I'll be walking you through the current Annual Catalog and showing the retiring products. I think this is a little easier for you than looking at a long list. So grab your current Annual Catalog, a pen (I like to use red or some other bright color), and a beverage and join me at 8pm EST.

 

Have a great day! I'm looking forward to you joining me on Facebook this evening!


Wildflower Path

I want to show you how to make beautiful cards with the Wildflower Path Stamp Set with 2 step stamping. I make it easy for you to use this often overlooked stamp set to make cards that give stunning results, so much so that you are going to want to own this pretty stamp set.

 

Cutting Dimensions for my first card shown below:

  • Card base = 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", score at 4 1/4" on long side, fold in half.
  • DSP = 4" x 6", cut at 5 1/4" to form 2 pieces measuring 5 1/4" x 4" and 3/4" by 4 inches. The strip will be use on  inside of card.
  • Basic White card stock for inside = 5 1/4" x 4"
  • Basic White card stock for stamping = 4" x 4"
  • Ribbon = 5"
    Stampin' Up! Wildflower Path - Mary Knabe

    Stampin' Up! Wildflower Path - Mary Knabe
    Stampin' Up! Wildflower Path - Mary Knabe
    Stampin' Up! Wildflower Path - Mary Knabe

For the card below, I used many of the same elements as in my first card but made one significant change to create a fun fold card. I made a base of Mint Macaron card stock 5 1/2" x 4 1/4 layered with DSP measuring 4 5 1/4" x 4". I then cut a piece of 4" x 8" white card stock, scored and folded it in half to use as the card that opens to include your written message. Otherwise, the two cards are very similar.

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Stampin' Up! Wildflower Path - Mary Knabe (4)
Stampin' Up! Wildflower Path - Mary Knabe (4)
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Stampin' Up!  products used - Click on any link to be directed to my online store or contact me to order.

Paper Snips
$10.00

 

 

FLOWERING RAIN BOOTS CLASS TO GO

Order yours by Friday, March 22nd.

    

With 3 great options, I have something for everyone.

Option 1: Flowering Rain Boots Class to Go = $69.00  Includes Flowering Rain Boots Bundle, supplies to make 8 cards (2 each of 4 designs), PDF Tutorial sent via email, and Priority Shipping. Email me for link to order & pay for this option.

Option 2: Card Supplies = $28.00  Includes card supplies to make 8 cards (2 each of 4 designs), PDF Tutorial sent via email, and shipping to your home. This option does NOT include the Flowering Rain Boots Bundle needed to make these cards. Email me for link to order & pay for this option.

Option 3: PDF Tutorial Only = $15.00  Includes supply list, color photos, cutting dimensions and instructions to make 4 cards. To purchase this option, click on PDF Store in red bar at the top of this page. PDF's are listed in alphabetical order and are available for immediate download upon purchase.

Add Ons:  Those purchasing Option 1 or 2 above may add the following Stampin' Up! products to their order at catalog price with no additional shipping charge. 

  • Classic Stampin' Pads @ $7.50 each in Bumblebee, Cinnamon Cider, Granny Apple Green, Misty Moonlight, Poppy Parade, and Smoky Slate.
  • Brick & Mortar 3D Embossing Folder at $10.00  *Note that I will pre-emboss the card stock needed to make the 2 cards it uses in this class, however, I am including this embossing folder as an add on, if you would like to own it for future projects.

Timeline for Flowering Rain Boots Class to Go:

  • March 22nd - Deadline to order & pay.
  • March 23rd - Stampin' Up! supplies needed for class to go kits will be ordered.
  • March 28th - 30th - Class to Go kits will be prepped, packaged, and labeled for shipping.
  • March 31st - Class to Go kits will ship.
 
To purchase Option 1 or 2, please email me for link to order & pay.
 
To purchase Option 3 PDF Tutorial Only, please click on PDF Store in the red bar at the top of this page. PDF's for sale are listed in alphabetical order. Once purchased, PDF's are available for immediate download.
 
 
Happy St. Patrick's Day, Stampin' Peace friends. I hope you checked out my March 16th post for a quick and fun St. Patrick's Day craft made from a Dollar Store find. If not, click here to see it. 
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And be sure to follow me on Instagram for #paintthesuitegreen all day.
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Tulips Fields to Brighten Your Day

I have to admit, I LOVE LOVE LOVE everything about the Flowering Fields Tulip Suite in our January - June Mini Catalog. The colors, the DSP, the pretty woven ribbon, the Brushed Brass Butterflies, and, of course, the 2 beautiful bundles with gorgeous images, meaningful sentiments, and lots of dies. The versatility of this suite is amazing and offers us endless possibilities for creating beautiful cards with stunning results. 

In this video replay of my March 9th Facebook Live, I show you how to easily stamp colorful tulip fields for your spring creating. Enjoy the video demonstration, then get out your Tulip Fields Bundle and start stamping. OR add this amazing bundle to your shopping list to get started.

Stampin' Up! Tulip Fields Bundle - Mary Knabe
Stampin' Up! Tulip Fields Bundle - Mary Knabe
Stampin' Up! Tulip Fields Bundle - Mary Knabe


Stampin' Up! Tulip Fields Bundle - Mary Knabe
Stampin' Up! Tulip Fields Bundle - Mary Knabe

 

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

Stamparatus
$49.00

 

I hope you are seeing signs of spring wherever you are! 

Happy Stamping, friends!


It's Friday! What's Cookin'

Ever have a Stampin' Up! product trigger a fun memory? The What's Cookin' Bundle did that for me. I remember as a little girl my mom singing, "Say hey, good lookin' - what ya got cookin'? How's about cooking somethin' up with me?" LOL

I'm so excited to share this card with you. It features the WONDERFUL What's Cookin' Bundle. AND to make it even more wonderful, it is on sale 20% off this month along with the Mini Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine AND 12 other fabulous bundles.  

To wish you all a happy Friday and a fabulous weekend, I made this card my Free Friday Download so you can make this card too. I hope you'll download the Free Project Sheet with the link below, then make this card or a similar one. 

Download Project Sheet - What's Cookin'

Stampin' Up! What's Cookin' Bundle - Mary Knabe
Stampin' Up! What's Cookin' Bundle - Mary Knabe
Stampin' Up! What's Cookin' Bundle - Mary Knabe

 

Click here to see all our fabulous bundles on sale 20% off this month only along with our Mini Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine.

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For information including cutting dimensions on the What's Cookin' card and gift tag shown below, click on the following link:  https://bit.ly/3KuiWSk

Stampin' Up! What's Cookin' - Mary Knabe
Stampin' Up! What's Cookin' - Mary Knabe
Stampin' Up! What's Cookin' - Mary Knabe

 

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

Don't forget, the What's Cookin' Bundle and MINI Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine are 20% off in March only along with 12 other bundles.

Click here to see all the products included in our Savings in Bloom Promotion. 

Cookin' Dies
$29.00
Paper Snips
$10.00
Ornate Tag Topper Punch
Ornate Tag Topper Punch
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$23.00

 

Thanks for being a part of my Stampin' Peace community. I'm happy you're here and appreciate you. Have a great weekend. Do something creative and be good to yourself. 

#makesomeonesdaysendahandstampedcardtoday


Abstract Beauty Fun Fold Cards

Fun Designer Series Paper + a fun-to-make Fun Fold layout = FAB-U-LOUS cards that are sure to bring smiles and fun to everyone!

In this video replay of my March 4th, 2022, Facebook Live, I demonstrate how to make some easy Fun Fold Cards featuring the pretty and whimsical Abstract Beauty 4" x 6" Specialty Designer Series Paper which is perfect for card making but also for memory keeping. Enjoy my video demonstration, note the cutting and scoring dimensions, then make some of these Fun Fold Cards of your own.

 

I used the same card layout in all 3 cards below. You will see, however, that I change out the card stock & ink color, the DSP, the embossing folder, and the punch used on each to make 3 unique cards. The possibilities are endless with our Stampin' Up! products and your creativity.Stampin' Up! Abstract Beauty 4_ x 6_ Specialty DSP - Mary Knabe (3)
Stampin' Up! Abstract Beauty 4_ x 6_ Specialty DSP - Mary Knabe (3)
Stampin' Up! Abstract Beauty 4_ x 6_ Specialty DSP - Mary Knabe (3)

Stampin' Up! Abstract Beauty 4_ x 6_ Specialty DSP - Mary Knabe (8)
Stampin' Up! Abstract Beauty 4_ x 6_ Specialty DSP - Mary Knabe (8)
Stampin' Up! Abstract Beauty 4_ x 6_ Specialty DSP - Mary Knabe (8)

Stampin' Up! Abstract Beauty 4_ x 6_ Specialty DSP - Mary Knabe (2)
Stampin' Up! Abstract Beauty 4_ x 6_ Specialty DSP - Mary Knabe (2)
Stampin' Up! Abstract Beauty 4_ x 6_ Specialty DSP - Mary Knabe (2)

Cutting & Scoring Dimensions:

  • Basic White Thick card stock base = 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"
  • Card stock layer = 5 1/4" x 4"
  • Basic White Fun Fold card base = 4 1/4" x 9", score at 1", 2", 4", 6"
  • Designer Series Paper = 3/4" x 4", 1 3/4" x 4", 2 3/4" x 4"

 

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

 

For more inspiration and cards using the Abstract Beauty Designer Series Paper, click on the video below. Then click here for cutting dimensions for the cards you see in the video below.

 

 

LAST DAY TO ORDER - Easter Friends Class to Go

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

Deadline to order is Tuesday, March 8th.

    

Choose from the following options:

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

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

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

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

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

Timeline for Easter Friends Class to Go:

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

MARCH 10th is the Last Day to order Beyond the Horizon Kit

*Includes 2 stamp sets!

You've probably seen the New Horizons Suite in our January - June Mini Catalog, and I bet you love it like I do!  Our March Paper Pumpkin Kit was designed to coordinate with this amazing product suite. And guess what??? You get 2 Stamp Sets, not just the usual 1, in the March Beyond the Horizons Paper Pumpkin Kit. YES, it's true! Thank you, Stampin' Up!, for this extra gift. More stamp sets = more stamping fun!

Click here to see the New Horizons Suite in our Mini Catalog.

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MKTL_SHR_3_US_0322_BEYONDHORIZON-2A little bit about the March Paper Pumpkin Kit:

  • This month’s kit contains enough elements to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes. This all-inclusive kit includes printed card bases, die-cut paper pieces, embellishments, adhesive, and more!
  • The Beyond the Horizon Paper Pumpkin Kit includes a Misty Moonlight Classic Stampin’ Spot!
  • This kit’s stamp set is perfect for any occasion. With sentiments that say “thanks”, “hello”, “thinking of you,” and so many more, you’ll be able to use this stamp set year round.
  • And if you thought one stamp set was great just wait—this month’s kit comes with a BONUS stamp set for FREE! That’s two stamp sets in one kit! It’s our way of saying THANK YOU to you our Paper Pumpkin subscribers.
  • That’s not all! This kit perfectly coordinates with the New Horizons Suite Collection in our January–June 2022 Mini Catalog Which means even more exclusive elegant watercolor designs curated by our in-house artists just for you!
  • Card size: 4-1/4" x 5-1/2" (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2" x 5-3/4" (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating colors: Bumblebee, Calypso Coral, Evening Evergreen, Misty Moonlight, Night of Navy, Old Olive, Pale Papaya
 
 
 

Thanks for your interest in Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe. If you have any questions or need assistance, please let me know. I'm always happy to help you with your Stampin' Up! needs (and wants).

Spring Tulips DSP Technique

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

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

Card Dimensions:

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

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

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

 

Easter Friends Class to Go - Order yours today.

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

    

Choose from the following 3 options:

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

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

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

 

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

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

 

Timeline for Easter Friends Class to Go:

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

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