Thank You

Step it up!

In this recent Facebook Live, I demonstrated how you can make a few changes to a simple card to "step it up" making a more interesting card with more details. I enjoyed using the Harvest Hellos Bundle including the stamp set and Apple Builder Punch to make 3 different cards for teachers.

Harvest Hellos Stamp Set & Apple Builder Punch by Stampin' Up!

 

Harvest Hellos Stamp Set, Apple Builder Punch, & Subtle 3-D Embossing Folder  by Stampin' Up!

 

Harvest Hellos Stamp Set, Apple Builder Punch, & Subtle 3-D Embossing Folder  by Stampin' Up!

 

Stampin' Up! Products Used:

Gold Metallic Thread
Gold Metallic Thread
[138401]
$3.50
Paper Snips
$10.00

New Class to Go- Bird Ballad Laser-Cut Cards & Tin

Have you heard about the addition of Classes to Go to my Stampin' Peace business? That's right, Classes to Go. Each month, I will offer 1-2 Classes to Go. Each will be different and feature a specific stamp set or bundle. Prices will vary depending on projects and products included. You will know which stamp set or bundle you will need to complete the Class to Go. If you already own it, great. Just purchase the Class to Go kit. If not, you can add the stamp set or bundle to your Class to Go order. Registration and payment will be done online for your convenience. Class to Go Kits will be sent to you via Priority Mail Flat Rate Shipping.

Bird Ballad Laser-Cut Cards & Tin with Bird Ballad Designer Series Paper
Purchase this Class to Go by September 15th.

 

These beautiful cards use Stampin' Up! Bird Ballad Designer Series Paper. Even the newest paper crafter can make them as there is no stamping involved...just layers of pre-cut paper on elegant laser-cut cards. Please use the following link for more information, pricing, and/or to register for the Bird Ballad Laser-Cut Cards & Tin Class to Go by September 15th.  https://conta.cc/2lRiqrh

***Please note that Stampin' Up! Compliance Policies prevent me from including stamped images and sentiments in Classes to Go.


Paint the World with Happiness

I made this card created by my new friend and Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Ashley Herman for a demonstrator shoe box swap I participated in last month.  The Follow Your Art Suite has products celebrating what we all love to do - stamp & craft! Images of craft supplies and bright colors make it fun to create for yourself and/or your fellow crafters. So consider purchasing the Follow Your Art products and use your gift of creativity to paint our world with happiness!

Download Project Sheet - You Paint My World with Happiness

It Starts with Art Stamp Set & Follow Your Art Designer Series Paper

Stampin' Up! products used: 

Paper Snips
$10.00

Noble Peacock meets Stamparatus

This Facebook Live I did recently shows some quick and easy card layouts I created using the Noble Peacock Specialty Designer Series Paper. Plus, get a tutorial on 2-step Stamping with Stampin' Up!'s perfect placement tool, the Stamparatus. 

Noble Peacock Specialty Designer Series Paper & Royal Peacock Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

 

Noble Peacock Specialty Designer Series Paper, Noble Peacock Foil Sheets, & Royal Peacock Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

 

Royal Peacock Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

 

 

Stampin' Up! products used:

Paper Snips
$10.00

I am Over the Moon!

I am "Over the Moon" with excitement to announce the addition of Classes to Go to my business. That's right, Classes to Go. Each month, I will offer 1-2 Classes to Go. Each will be different and feature a specific stamp set or bundle. Prices will vary depending on projects and products included. You will know which stamp set or bundle you will need to complete the Class to Go. If you already own it, great. Just purchase the Class to Go kit. If not, you can add the stamp set or bundle to your Class to Go order. Registration and payment will be done online for your convenience. Class to Go Kits will be sent to you via Priority Mail Flat Rate Shipping.

Please help me kick-off this newest addition to my business by being one of the first to purchase my very first Class to Go featuring Over the Moon Stamp Set. Please use the following link for more information and/or to register for the Over the Moon Class to Go by August 21st. https://conta.cc/2yUY9V8

***Please note that Stampin' Up! Compliance Policies prevent me from including stamped images and sentiments in Classes to Go.

Over the Moon Stamp Set and Stampin' Blends by Stampin' Up!

Now, I'm going to "stamp 'til the cows come home" as I plan and prep more more creative projects and Classes to Go!


Follow Your Art...It's good for you...body, mind, and soul!

This Follow Your Art card I received in a demonstrator card swap was created Stampin' Up! demonstrator Lynn Feldkamp. It's filled with fun elements including many things I use in my Stampin' Up! business regularly...ribbons, baker's twine, buttons, and of course, stamps, ink, and paper. The colors are bright and cheery. Want to make this card too? Great because I've made it easy for you to do so with my free PDF Project Sheet.

Download Project Sheet - Follow Your Art with Ribbons Card

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Crushed Curry Classic Stampin' Pad
Crushed Curry Classic Stampin' Pad
[131173]
$6.50
Blender Pens
$12.00
Paper Snips
$10.00

Singing Our Praises for Hand-Lettered Prose Dies!

Check out this video introduction of the Praiseworthy Prose Bundle by Stampin' Up! Then be sure to watch my Facebook Live Video for inspiration and helpful tips for using this bundle. The bundle includes the Praiseworthy Prose Stamp Set & Hand-Lettered Prose Dies and can be found in the Stampin' Up! 2019-2020 Annual Catalog. Use these products individually or together. The possibilities are endless. What will you create with the Praiseworthy Prose Bundle?


Hand-lettered Prose Dies & Garden Lane Designer Series Paper

 

Hand-lettered Prose Dies & Bird Ballad Designer Series Paper

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leaf Punch
$16.00
Paper Snips
$10.00

Thanks for Keeping Me Together

I'm so proud of Stampin' Up! team member and friend, Beth Jones. Beth hosted her first Stampin' Up! party on Wednesday. I'm so happy I was invited and was able to go to support Beth.  Beth did a great job. She was very organized, gave a great presentation, had 3 wonderful make-n-takes, and a great host. This is one of Beth's make-n-takes. It uses the Love You to Pieces Stamp Set and Puzzle Pieces Dies by Stampin' Up! Beth chose a cheerful color combination of Lovely Lipstick, Pineapple Punch, and Blueberry Bushel, all 2018-2020 In Colors. Don't you love it?

I've created a PDF Project Sheet for you to recreate Beth's card. Happy Stamping!

Download Project Sheet - Thanks for Keeping Me Together Puzzle Card

Love You to Pieces Stamp Set & Puzzle Pieces Dies
Card created by Beth Jones

 

 

Spread happiness by sending a handmade card today.


Mosaic Tiles in Rome & Mosaic Mood Cards

Mosaic Tile Designs have been around for ages. Andrea and I saw several mosaic works of art in Rome, our favorite being the inside of the dome in St. Peter's Basilica. I've never seen something so beautiful made of mosaic tiles, very tiny mosaic tiles of so many different colors and finishes. I was in awe. These photos don't do it justice, but the art in the entire inside of the dome is all mosaic tiles.

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Looking up at the dome covered in mosaic tiles.
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My Andrea beside one of the beautiful mosaic scenes in the dome.

 

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A close-up look at some of the mosaic tiles in one of the many scenes inside the dome.

 

Stampin' Up! has gotten in on the mosaic style of arts and crafts with its Mosaic Mood Suite. I recently did a Facebook Live featuring the Mosaic Mood Specialty Designer Series Paper and several coordinating products. I hope you are inspired by my demonstrations and hope you'll join me in future Facebook Lives for more creative inspiration. 

Memorable Mosaic Stamp Set, Timeless Label Punch, & Mosaic Mood Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

My Facebook Live Schedule:

Tuesdays, 7pm EST on Stamp 'n Scrap with Mary Knabe. *Please LIKE my page.

Thursdays, 2pm EST on Stampin' Peace VIP Group. *Please JOIN.

All Facebook Lives are saved to their respective Facebook page or group. Search in VIDEOS. PLUS, most are also posted on my Stampin' Peace Blog and Stampin' Peace with Mary Knabe YouTube Channel for you to view at your convenience.


A Good Man with Seaside Spray

Here's another card featuring A Good Man stamp set from the Stampin' Up! 2019-2020 Annual Catalog. I received this card created by Melissa Thomas in a recent demonstrator card swap. It's fresh and fun and makes me think SUMMER! What a perfect card for a man's summer birthday, to say thank you for being a hard worker, retirement, and more. I know you all probably have ideas of your own too.

How about a free PDF Project Sheet for you to make this card? Yes? Okay, you got it!

Download Project Sheet - A Good Many - It's Your Day in Seasid Spray by Melissa Thomas

A Good Man Stamp Set & Come Sail Away Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

A Good Man Stamp Set & Come Sail Away Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!
Stitched Nested Labels are great for making "window cards".
A Good Man Stamp Set & Come Sail Away Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!
Add a little love to the inside of your card too.

 

Thanks, Melissa Thomas for swapping your wonderful creation! I love it.

Take a break from the heat and humidity this weekend to enjoy some creative time!

Happy Stamping!

 

Paper Snips
$10.00