Punches

Be a Sunflower!

A bit of advice for us all to live by...

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Daisy Punch, Medium Daisy Punch, 1 1/8" Scallop Circle Punch, 1 3/8" Scallop Circle Punch by Stampin' Up!

A frame I decorated with sunflowers made with Stampin' Up! punches


Daisy Punch, Medium Daisy Punch, 1 1/8" Scallop Circle Punch, 1 3/8" Scallop Circle Punch by Stampin' Up!


 

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Stampin' Up! products used to create this frame to brighten up any space:

Daisy Punch
$18.00
Leaf Punch
$16.00

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
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$3.50
Paper Snips
$10.00

Winter Woods Birthday Card

I recently demonstrated the Stamping Off Technique in one of my weekly Facebook Lives. If you missed it, you can check it out here: http://bit.ly/2ZmBn8d

Below are photos of one of the cards made at the end of that Facebook Live plus one that shows how I switched out Soft Suede Card Stock with a Copper Foil Sheet to die cut the deer. A very small change it is, but one that has a noticeable impact.

Metallic Foil Sheets are a great addition to your paper crafting. They add elegance and richness to all your projects. See the entire Stampin' Up! collection of Metallic Foil Sheets at https://www.stampinup.com/ecweb/search/foil%20sheets.

Winter Woods Stamp Set & Detailed Deer Dies by Stampin' Up!

Winter Woods Stamp Set & Detailed Deer Dies

Can you spot the change I made in the card below???

Winter Woods Stamp Set & Detailed Deer Dies

I switched out the Soft Suede deer for a Copper Foil deer.

Winter Woods Stamp Set & Detailed Deer Dies

Stampin' Up! products used:


Winter Woods with Stamping Off Technique

Whether you are a very experienced stamper or brand new to the stamping world, the Stamping Off Technique is easy to learn and makes a huge impact on your cards. Create dimension on your cards by adding lighter shades of color by stamping off. Watch my video to learn how today! 

Winter Woods Stamp Set & Everyday Label Punch by Stampin' Up!

Download Project Sheet - Winter Woods Thinking of You

 

Winter Woods Stamp Set & Everyday Label Punch by Stampin' Up!

 

Winter Woods Stamp Set & Everyday Label Punch by Stampin' Up!
a few variations of my original card

 

Stampin' Up! products used include:

 


Toile Tidings From Our House to Yours

It's never too early to start making Christmas cards. This simple yet striking card features the Toile Tidings Designer Series Paper with its traditional colors, images, and patterns, and the Itty Bitty Christmas Stamp Set. I love the traditional Real Red and Very Vanilla color scheme of this card as well as it's simple layout. I love it so much, I wanted to share it with you and help you recreate it or CASE it on your own. I hope you find the Toile Tidings From Our House to Yours PDF Tutorial helpful to you. 

PS. The new holiday products will be available to order September 4th.

 

Download Project Sheet - Toile Christmas From Our Home to Yours

Toile Tidings Designer Series Paper & Itty Bitty Christmas Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

 

This is just one card of several I featured in my Christmas in July Facebook Live last month.

Stampin' Up! products used:

Paper Snips
$10.00

Hello Baby!

One of the great benefits of being a part of a Stampin' Up! team is designing, making, and swapping cards. This baby card was designed by my Merry Stampers Team Member Pat Drybala for a team shoe box swap last month. What a fun card to welcome a new baby to our world! You too can make this card with the PDF Project Sheet I wrote for Pat's fabulous card. Make the card as is or change up the color for a baby boy, baby girl, and/or to coordinate with baby's nursery theme. 

Download Project Sheet - Hello Baby

  Time for Tags stamp set & Come Sail Away Designer Series Paper

 

Stampin' Up Products Used:


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

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

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.


3 Tips, Greece Pillow Gifts, & Holiday Sneak Peeks

Tuesday evening's Facebook Live on Stamp 'n Scrap with Mary Knabe included 3 tips for easier paper crafting, a look at all the Pillow Gifts I received from Stampin' Up! on the Greek Isles Incentive Trip, AND a sneak peek at a few of the 2019 Holiday Catalog products. Watch the video, then create a collage of your own using the downloadable PDF Project Sheet I created for you.

Pressed Petals Specialty Designer Series Paper, Path of Petal Bundle, and Everyday Label Punch all from Stampin' Up!

 

I've created a PDF Project Sheet of my Pressed Petals Collage in case you would like to make one too. Happy Stamping and Collage Making!

Download Project Sheet - Pressed Petals Collage

 

Paper Snips
$10.00