Framed Art

From Garden Flowers to Pressed Petals

Remember the craft of drying flowers or pressing them in between the pages of a book? It's been a long time since I tried doing either of these, but I can certainly enjoy the look of pretty pressed flowers using the Pressed Petals Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up! The Pressed Petals Suite is filled with loads of pretty products to coordinate with this beautiful paper. Gratitude, support, and love are themes used to describe this gorgeous product suite.

My blog post today contains 2 videos, one an introduction to the Pressed Petals Products Suite, the second from today's Stampin' Peace VIP Group Facebook Live filled with cards and creative ideas. I hope you'll watch and enjoy both! In addition, I've posted pictures of 3 cards using the Pressed Petals Washi Tape that I'll be mailing to 3 lucky viewers of today's Facebook Live. 

Pressed Petals Suite by Stampin' Up!

 

Pressed Petals Suite by Stampin' Up!

 

Pressed Petals Suite by Stampin' Up!

 

 


Magnolia Lane Gift

What's better than doing what you love? Doing what you love with friends who love what they do. I'm so grateful to the many friends I have made in my nearly 11 years as a Stampin' Up! demonstrator. A few weeks ago, I spent a weekend crafting with a few of these people. It was a great weekend to work on my stamping projects, talk and share and laugh with good friends, and to celebrate doing what we love!

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Here is a little gift I made for each of my friends. The gift is small and the project simple, but my heart is full of friendship and gratitude for the people who received them. I used a 4" x 4" piece of Magnolia Lane Designer Series Paper behind the glass. I stamped the large Magnolia from the Good Morning Magnolia Stamp Set, colored it with Stampin' Blends, and cut it out with the Magnolia Memory Die. The sentiment is from the Fable Friends Stamp Set. You can find all of these products in the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog. If you are not currently working with a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, I'd love to earn your business. I'd be happy to mail you a new catalog. Simply email me your full name and address.

Good Morning Magnolia Bundle, Magnolia Lane Designer Series Paper, & Fable Friends Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!
Good Morning Magnolia Bundle, Magnolia Lane Designer Series Paper, & Fable Friends Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

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Sentimental Rose Collage

I decided after running my first ever Quarter Marathon at age 54 that I would make a little something for myself as a reward and a reminder that I am Strong & Beautiful & Resilient. I used the Sentimental Rose stamp set and supplies from my April Paper Pumpkin Kit. I love this little gift to myself and hope you like it too! The Strong & Beautiful stamp set has been one of my favorites from the 2019 Occasions Catalog. So many great sentiments for strong women and girls!

Sentimental Rose Paper Pumpkin Kit and Strong & Beautiful Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

Sentimental Rose Paper Pumpkin Kit and Strong & Beautiful Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

Sentimental Rose Paper Pumpkin Kit and Strong & Beautiful Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

Sentimental Rose Paper Pumpkin Kit and Strong & Beautiful Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

Sentimental Rose Paper Pumpkin Kit and Strong & Beautiful Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

Sentimental Rose Paper Pumpkin Kit and Strong & Beautiful Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

See alternate cards made with the Sentimental Rose Paper Pumpkin Kit using the following link.
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Interested in having monthly Paper Pumpkin Kits delivered to your door? Now is a great time to give Paper Pumpkin a try for the first time or as a returning customer with the Hugs from Shelli May Paper Pumpkin Kit. Stampin' Up!'s own Shelli Gardner, Co-founder & Board Chair played a major role in the inspiration and design of this kit. It's filled with beautiful touches of nature, a gorgeous color combinations, and artfully created details. The "Shelli Kit" is sure to be one of the best and most popular Paper Pumpkin Kits yet! Don't miss out on this very special kit. You need to subscribe by May 10th to receive the Hugs from Shelli Kit. Contact me to place your order or subscribe at https://www.paperpumpkin.com/en-us/sign-up/?demoid=2041349.

Get a Sneak Peek of the very special May Paper Pumpkin Kit now! Then plan to subscribe by May 10th.

 

Products used in addition to the April 2019 Paper Pumpkin Kit Sentimental Rose


Floating Frame Tropical Style

Looking for a tropical getaway??? I featured the Tropical Escape Designer Series Paper in my April 16th Facebook Live where I demonstrated the Floating Frame Technique. Follow along, then give this technique a try. The technique allows you to make 2 cards at once! Note that the Tropical Escape Designer Series Paper is retiring and is available while supplies last only.

Tropical Chic Stamp Set, Tropical Thinlets Dies, Tropical Escape Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

 

Tropical Chic Stamp Set, Tropical Thinlets Dies, Tropical Escape Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

Tropical Chic Stamp Set, Tropical Thinlets Dies, Tropical Escape Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

 

Be sure to LIKE my Facebook Business Page, Stamp 'n Scrap with Mary Knabe. Then tune in every Tuesday evening at 7pm EST for creative inspiration, stamping tips and techniques, and more! 

Big Shot
$110.00

More projects with A Good Day + Twinkle Twinkle

Here are a few alternate cards I created and showed in my last FB Live, and a CASE'd collage by team member Pat Drybabla.  If you haven't seen that video, I've reposted it below. A Good Day Stamp Set & Twinkle Twinkle Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

A Good Day Stamp Set & Twinkle Twinkle Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

A Good Day Stamp Set & Twinkle Twinkle Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

This Little Piggy Stamp Set & Twinkle Twinkle Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!
Collage created by SU! demonstrator & Merry Stampers team member Pat Drybala

 

 

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Big Shot
$110.00

Call Me Clover

Just because Valentine's Day has passed and Heart Health Month has come to an end, don't think you don't need the Be Mine Framelits Dies anymore. You do! Why? Because they are great for making shamrocks and four-leaf clovers!

     Be Mine Stitched Framelits Dies, 2018-2020 In Colors Designer Series Paper Pack (Call Me Clover)

Download Project Sheet – Call Me Clover Shamrocks

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Big Shot
$110.00
Glue Dots
$5.25

Love Collage Take Two!

Here's an alternate version of my original Valentine's Day collage I showed in my previous post. If you haven't seen that post and want a few tips for easy collage making, you'll want to see it.

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All My Love Designer Series Paper Dimensions: Cut four different patterns 3" x 6" each. You'll want to pay attention to which pieces you'll be using in vertically and horizontally if the DSP pattern is directional. Cut one piece of DSP 2 7/8" x 2 7/8" for center. Card Stock is 12" x 12". Spacing between DSP pieces is 1/4". The card stock border around the collage is 1 3/8".  

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Big Shot
$110.00
Glue Dots
$5.25

Picnic Paradise & Summer Savings

I love working Stampin' Up! as a business, but I also enjoy receiving some creativity in a box each month. My Paper Pumpkin subscription brings "creativity in a box" to my house each month. There's no fuss, no stress, no long list of things to buy or pull out. I simply sit and open my box to a surprise with projects planned for me and all the supplies I need. I simply sit down with my red-orange box, my adhesive, and paper snips, and I'm ready to craft. I love that the projects come with directions, color photo, and high-quality supplies. And if I'm not "in love" with the project (which usually I am), I know there are lots of sources on social media that will give me alternative projects to make using that month's kit. AND, if I REALLY, REALLY love it, I can often purchase refill kits on the Paper Pumpkin website. PLUS, I have an extensive collection of stamp sets and ink spots that I can use over and over in the future. It's a winning situation no matter how you look at it.

Monthly subscription cost is $19.95 + tax per month. New Subscribers, get 50% off their first kit when you subscribe in the next 2 days. Promotion ends August 10th. Please click to be directed to www.paperpumpkin.com and sign up today. I'd appreciate it if you would designate me, Mary Knabe, as your Stampin' Up! demonstrator. You can cancel your subscription at anytime.

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In case you're wondering what the kits are like, here are some photos of my July kit as I unboxed it to do the projects which were easy, fun, and colorful. I think I'll fill the baskets with little treats for some back to school gifts. The 3" x 3" note cards will certainly get used and bring smiles to their recipients, perhaps, with baked goods, flowers, or small gifts.

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Your Paper Pumpkin kit will arrive by USPS after the 15th of each month.
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Every kit comes with a stamp set and ink spot.
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Behind the tissue paper is your complete kit wrap and sealed to protect your supplies.
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Add paper snips and adhesive, and you're ready to go!
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I suggest you begin by sorting your supplies. Notice that pieces are die cut for you. They punch out quickly and easily.
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The printed ruler at the bottom of the directions makes measuring and cutting ribbons and trims quick and easy.
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Left over supplies, stamp set, and ink so I can keep on creating.

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I made a few cards without the sentiment so I can use them for whatever I want.
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I bundled 6 cards and envelopes to give as a teacher gift.

 

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I use some extra supplies and a bit of my own ribbon to make a couple alternate projects...3 bookmarks and an 8 1/2" x 8 1/2" photo holder to be framed or added to a scrapbook. You could add a title or caption such as "The Apple of My Eye" or "First Day of Kindergarten". IMG_8154

Happy Easter Collage

Happy Easter. May this day bring you peace, love, and joy. 

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Big Shot
$110.00
Heat Tool
$30.00
Glue Dots
$5.25
Blender Pens
$12.00


Painted with Love for Valentine's Day & More

The Painted with Love Suite in the 2018 Occasions Catalog is filled with a fabulous assortment of products to help you create beautiful cards and paper crafts for your loved ones. The products are perfect for Valentine's Day but also for weddings, babies, anniversaries, and simple expressions of love for your family and friends. Here are just a few of the projects I created with the Painted with Love Suite.

Sure Do Love You Stamp Set, Painted with Love Specialty Designer Series Paper

I made these cards using the 3 1/2" x 5" Note Cards & Envelopes. The note cards are cut and scored to save you time. The Note Cards & Envelopes are a great deal at $6 for 20 of each (# 131527). 

Sure Do Love You Stamp Set, Painted with Love Specialty Designer Series Paper, Petal Palette Stamp Set, Large Letters Framelits Dies,

This Love Collage is on a 12" x 12" piece of Whisper White Card Stock. Each square started with 3" x 3" Gold Foil with the next layer being 2 7/8" x 27/8" Card Stock or Designer Series Paper. 

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Heat Tool
$30.00
Big Shot
$110.00
Little Letters Thinlits Die
Little Letters Thinlits Die
[133730]
$29.00
Glue Dots
$5.25