Sale-A-Bration Peek

Stampin up fine flourish saleabration punch bunch
I sure hope he has received it by now and I'm not spoiling the surprise!  This crisp, masculine birthday card is for Mike Funke, a talented stamper and one of my Stampin' Pretty Pals. 

Stampin up saleabration punch bunch Can you believe Sale-A-Bration (SAB) is less than a month away?  Stampin' Up!'s biggest promotion of the year begins Jan. 25, 2011.  Earn free stamps and merchandise for every $50 of Stampin' Up! product purchased! 

NEW PRODUCT ALERT!  Punch Bunch is one of the standout free stamp sets for Sale-A-Bration 2011.  Many of you already know that I'm a pushover for a stamp set that coordinates with Stampin' Up! punches.  The birthday sentiment on Mike's card is an SAB sneak peek.  It coordinates with the Scallop Square Punch!


  • Thursday:  The Pals Paper Arts 1st Annual "Best Dressed List" is revealed.  We'll share our 12 favorite PPA Picks for 2010!
  • Friday:  New Year's Eve and the LAST DAY for take advantage of Early Bird Pricing on my Filled with Love Video Class.  Details, details!
  • January 4, Stampin' Up! Occasions Mini Catalog begins.  Need a FREE copy of the Mini?   EMAIL ME your name and U.S. address.
  • Jan. 25, Stampin' Up! Sale-A-Bration kicks off. 

Black signature ivory


Stamp Sets:  Fine Flourish (115709), Punch Bunch* (WM 121847, CM 123211)
Paper:  Crumb Cake (120953), Concord Crush Textured (119799), Very Vanilla (101650)
Ink:  Concord Crush (119785)
Cool Tools:  Scallop Square Punch Extra Large (119884)
The Perfect Touch:  5/16" Jumbo Brads (112534), 5 /8" Jumbo Brads (112533), Stampin' Dimensionals (1044430)

*Available Jan. 25 thru March 31, 2011, as part of Stampin' Up! Sale-A-Bration


  1. You are so very creative and I love checking out your blog everyday. I have mentioned you on my blog with the Stylish Blogger Award! Thanks for sharing your creations.

  2. Do I understand correctly that we cannot order from the Occasions Mini catalog until Jan. 25 if we want to apply the $50.00 order to free merchandise from the Sale-a-Bration catalog?

  3. Chris R. from Iowa

    Love the card, Mary! This is a great card and with a quick change of the person’s favorite colors it could be used for anybody! Gotta bounce over and wish Mike a happy birthday. I am sure he will enjoy the card! The punched out HB is the greatest!

  4. What a simple yet fantastic looking card. I am sure that Mike really enjoyed it!

  5. Nice masculine card Mary. I have to revisit this set.

  6. As always your style is just amazing. And.. yes, I love when the stamps and punches coordinate.

    Thank you so much for sharing with us.

  7. Thanks for sharing this today! I need to make a card set for a gift and think I will be copying this if you don’t mind 🙂 I love the Flourish stamp and this card!

  8. This is stunning Mary.

  9. Carla Bazhenow

    Love your card and that Punch Bunch set… Mike’ll love it too. Hugs,

  10. I love the simplistic elegance of your cards. thanks for sharing you are a true inspiration.

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