Pals Blog Hop: Daffodil Afternoon Sale-a-Bration

Welcome to the first Stampin’ Pretty Pals’ Blog Hop of 2022! This month, the theme is Sale-A-Bration. We really hope that you will be inspired by all the wonderful creations the Pals are sharing with you! We love hearing from you, so as you hop from blog to blog, please feel free to leave a comment, it would be most appreciated.  You will find the lineup at the end of my post to help you “hop” along from Pal to Pal.

Create this Easter Card using the Daffodil Afternoon Sale-a-Bration DSP from Stampin' Up! Mary Fish, Stampin' Pretty

My Easter Blessings Card showcases the Daffodil Afternoon Designer Series Paper, which can be earned for FREE during Sale-a-Bration!  I love that it coordinates with the Daffodil Daydream Bundle from the 2022 January – June Mini Catalog. 

DAFFODIL AFTERNOON DSP Coordinating Colors 158127 Stampin' Pretty Mary Fish Shop Online 24-7


Create an Easter Card using the Daffodil Afternoon Sale-a-Bration DSP from Stampin' Up! Mary Fish, Stampin' Pretty


Begin with a 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 card base of Very Vanilla Thick card stock.

Adhere a 1/2 x 5 1/2 and a 3 3/4 x 5 1/2 piece of Daffodil Afternoon Designer Series Paper to the card base with Stampin’ Seal. 

Zip a 3 3/4 x 2 piece of Very Vanilla card stock through a Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (Mini or Standard) tucked inside the Striped (Stripes & Splatters) 3D Embossing Folder. 

Double wrap with Black Baker’s Twine Essentials, securing with a bow. 

Adhere to the card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals. 

Create this gorgeous Easter Card using the Daffodil Afternoon Sale-a-Bration DSP from Stampin' Up! Mary Fish, Stampin' Pretty

Crop a piece of Pear Pizzazz card stock with the largest circle Beautiful Shapes Die and a Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (Mini or Standard). 

Adhere as shown with Stampin’ Dimensionals. 

Use a Stamparatus to stamp the sentiment, flower, and butterfly in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink onto a piece of Very Vanilla card stock. 

Create this Easter Card using the Daffodil Afternoon Sale-a-Bration DSP from Stampin' Up! Mary Fish Stampin' Pretty

Crop the sentiment with a Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine and the Messages die. 

Crop the daffodil and butterfly with a Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (Mini or Standard) and the coordinating Daffodil Dies. 

Color with the following Stampin’ Blend Combo Packs:  Mossy Meadow, Pale Papaya, and Flirty Flamingo. 

Adhere as shown with Stampin’ Seal and Stampin’ Dimensionals. 

POP OF PERSONALITY!  Embellish with Matte Black Dots. 

PERFECT POLISH! Use Multipurpose Liquid Glue to adhere a 2 1/4 x 5 3/4 piece of Daffodil Afternoon Designer Series Paper to the outside flap of a Basic White Medium Envelope. Trim to size with Paper Snips.  You can see my video demonstration with tips on adding designer paper to an envelope flap here.

CLICK TO SAVE OR PRINT free Step by Step Tutorial

More inspiration awaits, so use the lineup below to visit the rest of the team. The Pals are excited to show you what they’ve created!

Mark your calendars for our next blog hop on February 9th. Our theme will be Birthday Bash! The Pals will create birthday projects to celebrate our family and friends.

Until then, have fun in your craft space.

Stampin’ Pretty Pals Blog Hop Line-Up:

  1. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  2. Jill Loveland at Simple Stamping
  3. Deb Walker at Deb Stamps Life
  4. Ann Murray at Murray Stamps, INK
  5. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  6. Stesha Bloodhart at Stampin’ Hoot!
  7. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  8. Terri George at Stamp Me Crafty
  9. Peggy Noe at Pretty Paper Cards
  10. Melissa Seplowitz at The Stamping Ninja
  11. Su Mohr at Aromas And Art
  12. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  13. Debbie Crowley at expressively deb…
  14. Rae Harper Burnet at Wild West Paper Arts
  15. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
  16. Windy Ellard at Windy’s Wonderful Creations
  17. Lori Pinto at LollyPop Paper and Ink
  18. Karen Hallam at Karen’s Stamping Habit
  19. Debbie Mageed at Secrets to Stamping
  20. Amanda Howard at Papercrafting With Amanda
  21. Pamela Sadler at Stampin Pink Rose
  22. Megan Cooper at Lazy Daze Stampin’
  23. Tricia Chuba at ButterDish Designs
  24. Mary Hanson at Up North Stampin’


January 4 – February 28! Earn FREE Sale-A-Bration gifts at the $50 and $100 levels (total before shipping and tax).  No limit to how many gifts you can earn based on increments of $50 or $100. 




  1. Great combinations of color and die-cuts. Really brings out the beauty of the DSP

  2. Melissa Seplowitz

    Gorgeous card Mary! I love your color combo!

  3. Deb Stamps Life

    You have the perfect touch with layering and bringing out the color combinations in this DSP! Mary–it’s practically perfect right down to the matching envelope;) Always delightful to see how you put your own stamp on our Hop!

  4. Debbie Crowley

    Mary, what a beautiful showcase of that amazing DSP. It’s a favorite of mine! You used your sketch perfectly! Love this.

  5. This is my favroite item out of this SAB catalog! Beautiful.

  6. Very pretty card. I wasn’t too fond of that paper until I’ve seen your card(s) using it. Now I will be pulling it out to use!

  7. Another colorful card. Lovely.

  8. Another Mary Fish masterpiece! This is a gorgeous layout, Mary!

  9. BEAUTIFUL CARD. I love the fact that I can save your tutorial and case it later. Thank you.

  10. Michelle Quinno

    This is stunning, Mary!!

  11. Kadie Labadie

    OKAY STOP my friend. This card is JUST TO BEAUTIFUL. You really showed off that FABULOUS DSP……GREAT CARD my friend.

  12. Beth McCullough

    What a beautiful card, Mary! It really showcases this beautiful free SAB DSP!

  13. Mary, classy card, as always! Love all the layers!

  14. I love the different pieces of this card! All add up to a great card. I must case this layout!

  15. Amanda Howard

    I love the strip of black patterned paper along the fold. It really stands out!

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