My Three Favorite Sale-A-Bration Cards

I don't mind playing favorites when it comes to paper, stamps and ink.  Some of the cards I make have the capacity to make my heart go pitter pat more than others.  Since we are winding down the Stampin' Up! Sale-A-Bration Promotion (ends Monday, March 31), I thought I would show a little preferential treatment and share what I personally enjoyed creating and sharing previously using Sale-A-Bration exclusive products.  Relax with a cup of tea, coffee or cocoa and focus on finding a little paper crafting time this weekend!

Which card is your favorite?  I would love to hear!  Please leave me a comment below.

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Stamp Sets:  Flowerfull Heart, Banner Blast (Sale-A-Bration)
Paper:  Sweet Sorbet Designer Series Paper (Sale-A-Bration), Basic Black, Whisper White
Cool Tools:  Banner Punch (Sale-A-Bration), Hearts Collection Framelits Dies, Envelope Liners Framelits Dies, Magnetic Platform (to position the framelits die)
The Perfect Touch:  Whisper White 1/4" Taffeta Ribbon, Rhinestone Basic Jewels

Other:  Whisper White Medium Envelopes (107301)

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Stamp Set: See Ya Later (Sale-A-Bration)
Paper: Sweet Sorbet Designer Series Paper (Sale-A-Bration), Crisp Cantaloupe, Silver Foil Sheets, Sahara Sand
Ink: VersaMark Pad (102283)
Cool Tools:  Decorative Dots Embossing Folder (Sale-A-Bration), Starburst Framelits Dies, Circles Collection Framelits Dies (130911)
The Perfect Touch: Rhinestone Basic Jewels (119246), Sweet Sorbet Accessory Pack Crisp Cantaloupe Twine (Sale-A-Bration)

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Stamps: Remembering Your Birthday
Paper: Sweet Sorbet Designer Series Paper (Sale-A-Bration), Pool Party, Basic Black, Whisper White
Tools:  Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine, Decoration Dots Embossing Folder (Sale-A-Bration)
Accessories: Neutrals Designer Buttons, White Bakers Twine, Stampin' Dimensionals

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  1. P.S. Can’t wait to see your videos and more pictures of your beautiful new stamping studio! It’s truly fabulous!!!

  2. They are all great but I pick the last one. My favorite color is blue!!!

  3. The last one is my favorite! All fabulous though!

  4. Im getting more and more comfortable. We had guests this past weekend and I finished up (for the most part) not just the studio but new decor for most of the house. Hoping to do my first short video this week, highlighting one of my organizational products! Thanks for your kind words, Patsy!

  5. Hi Sandy: The Flowerfull stamp is no longer available through Stampin Up! Mary

  6. I really like the Flowerfull Heart card and would like to make it but…..I found out that the stamp is no longer available. Do you know where I might be able to get one???? I really LOVE it!!

  7. I love see ya later alligator.

  8. Nancy Farrell

    I happen to love the first one. I like the heart and I love the little banner sticking out from the side. The embossed half goes nicely with the DSP. 🙂

  9. Hello! It’s hard to pick a favorite, but if I had to, it would be the “See Ya Later” alligator card. I love the Sweet Sorbet colors on that card. Are you feeling comfortable and creative in your beautiful stamping studio? Thanks for sharing and inspiring.

  10. Out of these 3 my favorite is the one with the Pool Party! Always catches my eye and such relaxing, humble colors! 🙂

  11. Terry Molineux

    my favorite is the first one – the heart

  12. I am partial to the Happy Birthday, but I love them all! Great work!

  13. My favorite is Flowerful Heart. I just love that little banner tucked behind the heart! And that scalloped embossing folder is my favorite.

  14. I like Remembering your birthday. I love use of pool party and black together

  15. Shirley Baker

    Well, they are all great cards. But there is just something about the pool party one. The font of the birthday stamp goes really well with the sweet sorbet paper too, I think.


  16. I like the happy birthday one the best and only because I LOVE that dsp sheet- my favorite from the Sweet Sorbet pack. I tried duplicating the layers on the alligator card and couldn’t get them to look just right. So I like that second because I like how it looks like you “punched” the layers with a scallop punch.

  17. I chose the heart card as my favorite with the sweet spring colors. It was hard to chose because the other two are great, too! The embossing folder is special, too!

  18. I agree with the others, you make it very hard to choose. I don’t have the heart stamp either, but I think that card is my favorite.

  19. Marcia in Virginia

    Hi Mary, I like the Heart card best because of the colors and the cute little “love” banner tucked in.

  20. My favorite is the last one. Love the paper. You do such nice work, it’s hard to choose.

  21. Ooo, I know when I saw the post with the Remembering Your Birthday card, I thought the black was a super punch with the soft blues, but now seeing this post, I have to say that the Flowering Hearts has taken the cake!

  22. I don’t think I can pick a favorite as I like them all! I think I will case the blue one for my church group. I have eleven ladies on average so need to keep cards simple but pretty.

  23. Mary, you do such beautiful work it is hard to decide a favorite. I can see why all three of these are tops. I think I am going to have to CASE each one to see up close and personal and then decide. LOL It is definitely going to be a stampin weekend for me as it is rainy outside (much better than snow though so I’m not complaining). Thank you for sharing!! I don’t always post, but I always peek 🙂

  24. Well of course I can’t pick just one card as a favorite, the color of one, the layout of another. I guess I’ll take the pieces of each and create one of my own. Thanks for the ideas.

  25. I love the birthday card, Guess I am not much for the other colors. I could see myself making loads of these though to have on hand. Thanks for sharing.

  26. The heart one. Love your site and seeing your ideas….thanks. Jackie.

  27. Dear Mary, love all of your cards it is like choosing between three greats. I had a hard time choosing. THe one that finally won was the beautiful birthday card. The colors are so sweet. Have a wonderful day. Happy Stamping. Ellen Hinds

  28. Love the happy birthday card: beautiful colors and I love that embossing folder.

  29. Loved them all, thanks for sharing!

  30. Hi Mary, I’m with Cheryl, my favorite DSP in the Sweet Sorbet pack is the pool party flowered paper. The Crisp Cantaloupe comes in a close second 🙂 All three cards are beautiful 🙂

  31. Cheryl McAskill

    My favorite is the pool party birthday card. I just love the simplicity and color combo. I like the others, but this one stood out for me!

  32. Mary,
    I had a hard time choosing between the Heart card
    and the Birthday card but I love all your work.
    Thanks for sharing all your talents with us.
    Calm and Carry On…

  33. Well MsMary , I think all your card are the BEST , NICE JOB, ALMOST HATE TO SEE SB go away !! Don’t you ?
    Have a great weekend. Hugs
    And love

  34. Eeny, meany, miney……so hard to choose but the one that I chose is the Flowerful Heart. Of course, it happens to be the one stamp set I do not own (yet) so I’ll have to fix that problem! All your cards are lovely, Mary. I’m a huge fan of your work!

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