Thursday, April 26, 2018

Love What You Do

Good Morning, Stampers!

Today's project is a "sneek peek" at a new Suite coming in the 2018-2019 Annual Catalog!
It's called LOVE WHAT YOU DO and has a beautiful stamps set with coordinating designer papers as well as a new embossing folder and additional accessories! GREAT NEWS! You won't have to wait for June 1st to order! Watch for a special pre-order beginning on May 1st! I will have more information in the coming days so be sure to check back!

Happie Stampin'!
~Melissa

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Paper Craft Crew Theme Challenge #289

Good Morning, Stampers!

We are back this week with a Theme Challenge!
This covers lots of events, so grab an ink pad and
stamp and play along with us!


I am sad to see Moon Baby retiring - it is such an adorable
set with the sweet baby images - I am really going to miss it!
I'm going to be getting a lot of last-minute cards completed!
You can easily change out the colors/patterns
in this layout to create a card for a boy, too!
SU!pplies:
Stamps: Moon Baby
Ink: Archival Basic Black,Blushing Bride, Whisper White
Paper: Crumb Cake, Whisper White, Blushing Bride, Bundle of Love DSP
Accessories: Lace Doilies, Layering Circle framelits, Silver-lined ribbon, blender pen

Happie Stampin'!
~Melissa
Ready to play along?
Get all the details here:


Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Floral Glimmer Birthday

Good Morning, Stampers!

I have a quick and easy card to share with you today! It features the lovely flowers from the
Perinnial Birthday stamp set with the sentiment offset in gold glimmer paper for a little
bit of added sparkle! A great springtime card!

SU!pplies:
Stamps: Perinnial Birthday
Ink: Rich Razzleberry, Old Olive, Melon Mambo, Soft Suede, Early Espresso
Paper: Very Vanilla, Gold Glimmer

Happie Stampin'!
~Melissa

Monday, April 23, 2018

Truly Tailored

Good Morning, Stampers!

We're going masculine today with the Truly Tailored stamp set. It's a quick and simple layout that can easily be changed to fit any occasion or event! The Truly Tailored bundle is only available while supplies last - get your's before it's gone!


Don't forget to include the April Hostess Code 
to get your FREE April Card Kit with your order!

SU!pplies:
Stamps: Truly Tailored
Ink: Chocolate Chip
Paper: Tranquil Tide, Night of Navy, Crumb Cake, True Gentleman DSP
Accessories: True Gentleman buttons, Tailored Tag Punch, Linen Thread

Happie Stampin'!
~Melissa

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Playing with Paste Card Class and Kit to Go

Good Morning, Stampers!

I have a FUN class planned for this week! We are going to be Playing with Paste!! Embossing Paste
that is! Silver, Shimmered and colored - it's going to be a whole lot of messy and a whole lot of FUN!
Grab your paste and a kit and get playing!


ALL KITS SOLD OUT - THANKS!
Kit INCLUDES:
* All consumables to create the (3) cards
* All die cuts and embellishments
* Full-Color step-by-step instructions

Kit DOES NOT INCLUDE:
* Stamps/Stamped images
* Inks
* Embossing Pastes
* Embossing Powder/Heat Tool
* Shipping - US Only

SU!pplies Needed to Complete:
Stamps: Weather Together, Cake Soiree, Love What You Do (Coming May 2 to customers!*)
Ink: Archival Basic Black, Calypso Coral, Versamark, Soft Sky, Dapper Denim, Whisper White
Accessories: Embossing Paste, Shimmer White embossing Paste, Silver Embossing Paste, Sponge, Heat Tool, Gold Embossing Powder, embossing buddy, Sweet Soiree Decorative Masks, Pattern Party Decorative Masks, Dapper Denim reinker, water spritzer
* Images can easily be substituted.

Happie Stampin'!
~Melissa

Saturday, April 21, 2018

CCMC Saturday Blog Hop - Motivational Greeting

Good Morning, Stampers!

Everyone needs a little motivating sometimes - especially with this 
really long, dreary, winter season we've been having! 
So we are motivating at this week's Create with Connie
and Mary Saturday Blog Hop! 


The sentiments from the You've Got This stamp set
are some great motivational sayings and the simple floral image
works well no matter that the focus may be. 
SU!pplies:
Stamps: You've Got This
Ink: Archival Basic Black, Old Olive, Rich Razzleberry
Paper: Calypso Coral, Whisper White
Accessories: Blender pen, Petal Gardens Memories and More, Calypso Coral Shimmer ribbon

Happie Stampin'!
 Need some more motivational inspiration?
Go forward to see what Connie has created or
back to see what Debbie has created!

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Control Freaks April Blog Hop - Pop of Color

Hello, Stampers!

Welcome to the April Tour de Freaks Blog Hop!
This month, we are sharing projects with a splash of color!
Whether you are just starting out here or arriving from Debbie's 
blog, you are going to LOVE the colorful inspiration!


I chose two designer papers to highlight.
Both are great options for coloring!
I colored both cards using the Stampin' Blends. I love
how easy they are to use and how vibrant the colors are!


SU!pplies:
Stamps: Petal Palette, Eastern Beauty
Ink: Archival Basic Black
Paper: Whisper White, Vellum Cardstock, Basic Black, Petal Passions DSP, Just Add Color DSP
Accessories: Calypso Coral, Cherry Cobbler, Old Olive, Daffodil Delight Stampin' Blends, Black Shimmer ribbon, Decorative Ribbon Border punch, Layering Circle framelits

Happie Stampin'!
~Melissa
Ready for more?
See what Kelly has to share with you!
Thanks for hopping along with us!


Stamping Out Autism

Good Morning, Stampers!
I am participating in the Stampin' for Autism Blog Hop today
where we are bringing awareness and helping to make a difference in the
the lives of children with Autism! 


My card featured the Sheltering Tree stamp set 
colored simply with a sponge and Pacific Point, Real Red
and Daffodil Delight inks. A heartwarming card for a
heartwarming cause!

Image result for autism awareness

Please consider making a donation to Autism Research:

Happie Stampin'!
~Melissa

Continue along on the hop with the designers below: