Keep It Simple Stamping

Delightful Day Scalloped Note Cards & Envelopes

Wishing you many delightful days stamping and crafting. I show you how to make some pretty cards quickly and easily with Stampin' Up!'s new Delightful Day Bundle, Scalloped Note Cards & Envelopes, and Ink. Happy Stamping! #makeacardsendacard #simplestamping

Delightful Day Bundle & Scalloped Note Cards & Envelopes by Stampin' Up!

Delightful Day Bundle & Scalloped Note Cards & Envelopes by Stampin' Up

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Spring Flowers Card with Abstract Impressions

#simplestamping with Abstract Impression Stamp Set and a few of my favorite colors! Think of how many different occasions you can use this card for! What color combinations would you use for this simple stamping card?

Abstract Impressions Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!


stamps + ink + paper = Simple Stamping

I believe that anyone and everyone can learn to stamp, and Stampin' Up! products makes it easy for me to show you how. I recently hosted a Beginners' Stamp Class. Here are the cards these lovely ladies stamped. They did an amazing job, and we had a wonderfully fun even of learning and sharing. Thank you, Tammy Allen and Beth Dietz for hosting. Christine and Blair, you did an amazing job stamping. I love your enthusiasm for learning this new craft.

New to stamping or want to learn? Let me be your Creative Coach. I love teaching everyone, from beginners to experienced stampers eager for more! Contact me to schedule a Stamping event for you and your friends, Live or Virtual. Together, let's enjoy some Creative Therapy. Don't forget to follow me on Social Media too! 

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Stamps + Ink + Paper = Simple Stamping! The building blocks of making beautiful cards simply. Stampin' Up! Note Card & Envelopes in Whisper White and Very Vanilla are great for beginner and simple stamping and are a real deal at $6.50 for 20 cut and scored 3 1/2" x 5" cards and envelopes (AC #144236).

Happy Simple Stamping, my Stampin' Peace friends!



By the Bay Simple Stamping

Stamps + Ink + Paper = Simple Stamping

Stamps, ink, and paper. It's as simple as that. Perhaps, you're new to stamping, have limited time and supplies, or simply have an appreciation for the basics, this card is for you. The products I used to create this card are By the Bay Sale-A-Bration stamp set (free with a $50 order), Soft Suede Classic Stampin' Pad, Soft Suede Card Stock, and Very Vanilla Note Card & Envelope. Simply stated, this card was quick and easy to make and is sure to bring a smile to the person who will receive it.

By the Bay Sale-A-Bration Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!
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Beautifully Detailed Cards

These cards are simply beautiful and so easy to make using Stampin' Up! Beautifully Detailed Laser-Cut Designer Series Paper featured in our 2019 Occasions Catalog. You'll want to view the video below from a recent Facebook Live where I demonstrated cutting and creating with this beautiful paper as well as Petal Promenade Designer Series Paper and the Delightfully Detailed Laser-Cut Designer Series Paper and Very Vanilla Note Cards and Envelopes. 

Beautifully Detailed Laser-Cut Specialty Paper, Enjoy Life Stamp Set Beautifully Detailed Laser-Cut Paper, Itty Bitty Greeting Stamp Set
Beautifully Detailed Laser-Cut Paper, Itty Bitty Greeting Stamp Set
Beautifully Detailed Laser-Cut Paper, Itty Bitty Greeting Stamp Set
Beautifully Detailed Laser-Cut Paper, Itty Bitty Greeting Stamp Set
Beautifully Detailed Laser-Cut Paper, Itty Bitty Greeting Stamp Set

Enjoy this edited version of my February 25th Facebook Live on my business page, Stamp 'n Scrap with Mary Knabe. Get creative inspiration every Tuesday at 7pm on Facebook Page Stamp 'n Scrap with Mary Knabe.

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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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Simple Stamping for your Sunday

Happy Sunday (a snowy Sunday for some of you). Here's an example of "Simple Stamping" which consists of Stamps, Ink, and Paper. I've added a tiny bit of ribbon to embellish the card. This is a great example of a card for beginner stampers or those who just enjoy simple paper crafting. For the more avid stamper, you can certainly take this card to the next level by adding embossed texture to the backgrounds, more stamping in more color, and fun embellishments. Grapefruit Grove is the featured color. Have you used Grapefruit Grove? It's one of Stampin' Up! five 2018-2020 In Colors which also include Blueberry Bushel, Call Me Clover, Lovely Lipstick, and Pineapple Punch.

Butterfly Gala Stamp Set, Grapefruit Grove card stock and ink
Dimensions: Grapefruit Grove card base is 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" scored at 4 1/4" on long side. Cut Whisper White layer 4 3/4" x 3 1/2" and adhere to card front. Stamp butterflies in Grapefruit Grove ink on 2 1/4" x 2 1/4" Whisper White card stock, then layer on top of 2 1/2" x 2 1/2" Grapefruit Grove card stock.


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My Top Ten List

Yesterday on my Facebook LIVE, I counted down my Top 10 List of Favorites from the new 2019 Occasions Catalog by Stampin' Up! In case you missed it, I'm sharing it here today. It also shows me making two quick and easy cards perfect for Valentine's Day or simply for sending loving thoughts.

What's your favorite product in the 2019 Occasions Catalog by Stampin' Up!? Share in the comments below.

Forever Lovely Stamp Set and All My Love Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

Download Project Sheet – Wishing You A Lovely Day Card

Forever Lovely Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

Download Project Sheet – You Are Loved Card

The first three rows in my Shopping List below are Occasions Catalog products I showed in my Top 10 List LIVE video. The remaining products are ones used in making the 2 cards above.

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Need a 2019 Occasions Catalog & Sale-A-Bration Brochure? If you don't currently have a Stampin' Up! demonstrator, I'd be happy to send you them and earn your business. Just message me.

Black & White with a Spash of Color

Not only is the Botanical Butterfly Designer Series Paper beautiful and free with your $50 order beginning tomorrow, but the back side of each sheet has fun patterns and black and white. Black and white patterns are always fun to work with because they are so versatile. Add a splash of color and the whole design comes to life. 

The cards below are each made with 1 1/4" x 5 1/4" strips of the black & white patterns of the Botanical Butterfly Designer Series Paper. This card layout is fun and simple, shows off the Designer Series Paper, and works well vertically or horizontally. Give it a try with your favorite DSP or better yet, place a $50 order beginning January 3rd and make the Botanical Butterfly DSP your choice of a FREE Sale-A-Bration product. Or choose one of the other wonderful FREE, EXCLUSIVE Sale-A-Bration products like the Organdy Ribbon Combo Pack. There is no limit to the number of Free Sale-A-Bration items you can earn with your orders January 3rd - March 31st.


Download Project Sheet – Black & White w: Splash of Color


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Happy New Year, Beautiful Butterflies!

Happy 2019! It's a new day and a new year filled with endless opportunities. My wish for each of you is that you be confident in who you are, after all, nobody can be you as well as you can be! Believe that you are unstoppable and able to achieve your goals and make your dreams come true. Today is the first page of your own 365 page book. Be your best self and see where the next year takes you. Cheers to a fabulous new year!

AND...with the beginning of a new year comes the beginning of Stampin' Up!'s new Occasions Catalog and our biggest annual promotion, Sale-A-Bration. Both begin January 3rd and offer loads of wonderful new products, some freebies, and an awesome joining incentive. I mailed my first round of Occasions Catalogs and Sale-A-Bration Brochures to everyone who purchased from me in 2018. I'm preparing a second mailing, so if you have not placed an order in the last year or are looking for a Stampin' Up! demonstrator, I'd be happy to mail these to you as well. Simply message me your catalog request and shipping address to

I hope you enjoy this card I created with some wonderful new products coming from the Occasions Catalog and Sale-A-Bration Brochure. (One of the great perks of joining Stampin' Up! is we can pre-order products before they are made available for sale to the public.) I've also included a PDF Project Sheet for you to recreate or CASE this card plus a Stampin' Up! video featuring some of the products I used and more!



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Download Project Sheet – You are Unstoppable Card

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