Whether you have a green thumb or not, you can make some pretty fabulous cards with the new Bloom Where You Are Planted Suite. I love the versatility of this product suite. It's great for just about any occasion! Check out the my Triple-Z Fold Card featuring the AMAZING Bloom Where You are Planted Suite I demonstrated in my May 10, 2021 Facebook Live. I think you're going to like this Triple - Z Fun Fold card so much you'll want to give it a try!
Cutting & Scoring Dimensions:
Card Base is 5 1/2" x 12". Score on LONG side at 1 3/4", 4 3/4", 7 3/4". Accordion fold with small flap on top left when card is folded flat.
Cut 3 pieces of coordinating DSP - on each of 5 1/4" x 1 1/2", 5 1/4" x 2 3/4", 5 1/4" x 4".
Basic White card stock = 5 1/4" x 2 3/4".
Sentiment was stamped on a 1/2" strip of Basic White card stock with each end snipped at an angle.
View of open card from top.
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As many of you know, I am 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.
Gilded Leafing can add a dramatic effect to your cards, scrapbook pages, and other paper crafts. There are several different ways to use it from using it with Heat & Stick Powder and Heat Tool to a variety of adhesives. This card shows one of the simplest ways to use Gilded Leafing as an accent or embellishment. Simply lay a strip of Tear & Tape onto card stock where you want to add Gilded Leafing. Remove backing and press down into Gilded Leafing. Remove excess with small brush, sponge, or your finger tip.
To make this card, be sure to download my Free Project Sheet.
TIP: Gilded Leafing is VERY light & airy. I HIGHLY suggest that you pour the Gilded Leafing from its original jar into a larger plastic container with a lid. The container should be large enough to press your card stock down into.
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I love the beautiful hand-penned floral images and soft colors of the Hand-Penned Suite in our new 2021-2022 Annual Catalog. My Hand-Penned Petals Card Class to Go features 8 amazing cards including 2 Joy Fold Cards. Class fee of $64.00 includes Hand-Penned Petals Bundle, card stock & supplies to make 8 cards, 8 envelopes, PDF Tutorial, and Priority Shipping. PDF Tutorial Only Option is also available
Thanks for your interest in my work. I love my job as a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator and appreciate the opportunity to share my creativity with you. Please let me know how I can serve you with your Stampin' Up! needs.
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As a former teacher and mom who made sure our family showed our appreciation for our children's teachers, school employees, and bus drivers, I can say a little token of appreciation goes a long way in helping people enjoy their jobs and stay motivated to do and be the best they can be. Tuesday, May 4th is Teacher Appreciation Day. I kept that day in mind when planning my April 28th Facebook Live projects. I created 2 sets of cards and a fun 3D gift tag that you can make quickly and easily and with limited supplies. All projects feature one of my favorite punches, the Apple Builder Punch. If you don't have it yet, I think you're going to want it after seeing this video demonstration. AND you'll want to order it quickly as this item is retiring on May 3rd and is only available while supplies last. AND if you can believe it, it is on sale for just $7.20 (originally $18.00). It doesn't get better than that.
The projects you're about to see in this video are not only great for Teacher Appreciation Day, but for other reasons as well. How about as a Back to School gift, a hostess gift, fall harvest notes, a co-worker gift, or simply to surprise someone with a little pick me up or gift of cheer? How about using these apple cards to send notes and gifts to the "apples of your eyes" - grandchildren or students on summer break?
I used Real Red DSP from the 2020-2021 Regals Paper Pack for these card sets.
In the following sets of cards, I used the NEW 2021-2022 Regals Paper Pack Collection. I LOVE the tone-on-tone patterns of the new 6" x 6" DSP's in Brights, Neutrals, Regals, Subtles, and 2021-2023 In Colors. These will be available for all to order on Tuesday, May 4th with the launch of our brand new Annual Catalog. Who knew that a simple $3.50 product could give so much dimension to an otherwise flat shape? That's exactly what our White Stampin' Chalk Marker does for these apples. It's my best $3.50 investment ever! It also works great for coloring the center of small flowers and so much more. Trust me when I say, "Everyone needs one".
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I'm delighted to bring you this video demonstration on making Easel Cards. You are going to love this Fun Fold and be surprised at how easy it really is to make if you haven't tried it yet. You'll also get a look at some cool new In Colors and a brand new bundle. All coming with the launch of our new Annual Catalog on May 4th. Be ready to listen and learn, and pay special attention to my tips on using the Stamparatus in creating with Builder Punches.
This is my sample easel card I made to show before demonstrating. I love the 3 new In Colors I used and how they compliment each other. They are Polished Pink, Soft Succulent, and Evening Evergreen.
Soft Succulent card base = 4 1/4" x 11", score at 2 3/4" and 5 1/2"
Basic White layer on inside of card = 5 1/4" x 4"
DSP on front = 2 1/2" x 4"
Basic White layer on front = 4 1/4" x 2 3/4"
Evening Evergreen layer on front = 4 3/8" x 2 7/8"
Builder Punches can be tricky to use. I hope you picked up some tips from my video to make using the Flowers & Leaves Punch and other builder punches easier.
The easel card below was made with the Flowers of Friendship Stamp Set without the coordinating Flowers & Leaves Punch. Instead I chose to color the stamped image with Stampin' Blends.
I love this sentiment "Little Card, Big Thanks". A small display of appreciation can make a big impact.
Thanks for visiting my blog. I hope you will take the content and tips given to make some easel cards of your own. It's always fun to share what I love to do, especially when it involves new techniques and new products.
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Nothing says SPRING like beautiful flowers in gorgeous colors like Highland Heather, Gorgeous Grape, and Granny Apple Green. AND, what's better than a beautiful spring card? How about a spring card that is also a Dutch Door Fun Fold Card? Yes, that's right. I'm want to show you how to make a Dutch Door Card AND will give you a sneak peek of a brand new Color & Contour Bundle with its beautiful stamp images, meaningful sentiments, and AMAZING die set. So press play, and sit back and enjoy this video demonstration.
Customize Pearl Basic Jewels by coloring with them with your Stampin' Blends markers. I just can't get enough of this Gorgeous Grape Sheer Ribbon. Fortunately, you'll see in our new Annual Catalog launching May 4th. I'm so excited to be able to get my hands on more of this gorgeous and easy to work with ribbon.
Stampin' Up! products used - Click on any link below to be directed to my online store. Please note that the Color & Contour Bundle will be available to order on May 4th when the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog launches.
I love punches. How about you? And I'm always intrigued when I see punches used in unique ways, in ways other than they are intended for. In the following Facebook Live video replay, I demonstrate making 2 different cards featuring some of my favorite retiring punches - Balloon Bouquet, Story Label, and Small Bloom. I also show you how to use a couple of these to make "vases" for our small blooms punched from Designer Series Paper. You are going to love these springtime cards!
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REMINDER: Deadline to get your Free Welcoming Window Class to Go and/or Free Flowering Cactus Tutorial for 13 cards is Friday, April 9th. Keep reading for details on both of these offers.
FREE Welcoming Window Class to Go:
How would you like a FREE Class to Go? That's right. I said FREE!
My Welcoming Window Class to Go includes supplies needed to make 6 cards (2 each of 3 designs) mailed directly to you and a PDF Tutorial via email with color photos and instructions to complete your cards.
There are 2 ways to get this FREE Class to Go:
Order the Welcoming Window Bundle #156271 at $50.25 on my website using Host Code* KBVQCH2V. Please note that the Welcoming Window Bundle (stamp set & dies) are needed to complete the cards in this Free Class to Go.
Place any order of $50+ (before shipping & tax) on my website using Host Code* KBVQCH2V . This option is for those who want the Free Welcoming Window Class to Go but already own the Welcoming Window Bundle.
If you prefer, you can purchase the Welcoming Window PDF Tutorial ONLY for $15.00. Your PDF Tutorial will be sent via email and includes supply list, color photos, cutting & scoring dimensions, and instructions to make each of the 3 card designs. Please email me to purchase the Welcoming Window PDF Tutorial.
*The Host Code noted above (KBVQCH2V) is specific to this promotion and is different than my monthly host code. Please use this Host Code to get your FREE Welcoming Window Class to Go.
Promotion ends Friday, April 9th.
FREE Flowering Cactus Tutorial:
I'd like to help you experience the joy of creating with the beautiful Flowering Cactus Product Medley by offering you a FREE PDF Tutorial with purchase. Your Free Flowering Cactus PDF Tutorial will be emailed to you and includes supply list, color photos, cutting & scoring dimensions, and instructions to make 13 different cards.
There are 2 ways to get my FREE Flowering Cactus PDF Tutorial:
Order the Flowering Cactus Product Medley #154559 at $70.00 on my website using Host Code KBVQCH2V.
Place a Stampin' Up! order of $70 or more (before shipping & tax) on my website using Host Code KBVQCH2V. This option is for those who want the Free PDF Tutorial but already own the Flowering Cactus Product Medley.
The Host Code noted above (KBVQCH2V) is specific to this promotion and is different than my monthly host code. Please use this Host Code to get your Free Flowering Cactus PDF Tutorial.
Promotion ends Friday, April 9th.
Did you know that I have a PDF Store. Yes, you can purchase PDF Tutorials from past classes and events by clicking on "PDF Store" in red bar at the top my blog page. Check it out. When you purchase from my PDF Store, your PDF(s) is sent to you automatically. No waiting to get started stamping and crafting.
Thanks for visiting Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe. I hope you found today's post inspiring and helpful. Happy Crafting!
I love black and white cards. I love them even more with a "pop of color". The True Love Designer Series Paper lends itself to these types of cards so easily. Use the True Love DSP as is but add color with bits of card stock, ribbon, and/or embellishments. I used Just Jade for my pops of color on the following 6 cards. These are so easy to make as they all use the same dimensions - making it easy to make lots of great cards fast to use now or build up your stash for later use.
I love layering punched shapes to add more interest to cards and make my sentiments stand out.
Matte Black Dots are a perfect embellishment for these black & white cards with a pops of Just Jade color.
Basic Black Card Base = 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", score at 4 1/4" on long side, fold in half.
Basic White card stock for inside card = 5 1/4" x 4"
DSP = Cut 4" x 6" then cut 3/4" off one end. Both the 4" x 5 1/4" and 4" x 3/4" pieces will be used on your card front.
Just Jade card stock (or color of your choice) = 4" x 1"
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Today is Free Friday Download Day. Why? Because I love you and appreciate you. Thanks for following me on social media and supporting me in my my small business, Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe. Happy Stamping!
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.
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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.
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