Tuesday, 30 March 2021

Snailed It!

Have you seen the adorable Snailed It! Bundle in the January to June Mini Catalogue?  I'm having so much fun with it.  Today I'm sharing another card I made.  I love the Real Red and Petal Pink colour combination!


Instructions

  1. Cut Petal Pink cardstock 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" and fold in half to form card base.
  2. Cut Designer Series Paper 4" x 5 1/4"
  3. Wrap ribbon around and adhere to the back using Stampin' Seal.
  4. Adhere to card base using Stampin' Seal.
  5. Stamp snail on Basic White cardstock using Tuxedo Black Memento ink
  6. Cut out using Die.
  7. Colour using Stampin' Blends - Real Red, Petal Pink and Flirty Flamingo
  8. Adhere to the card base in the bottom right using Dimensionals.
  9. Cut out scallop square from Real Red cardstock using die.
  10. Adhere to card base using Dimensionals.
  11. Cut Basic White cardstock 1" x 3"
  12. Stamp hearts on one end using Tuxedo Black Memento Ink
  13. Colour using Flirty Flamingo Stampin' Blend
  14. Cut out envelope using die from Petal Pink cardstock.
  15. Fold envelope and close using a Glue Dot.
  16. Cut out note from Basic White cardstock using Die
  17. Stamp sentiment using Tuxedo Black ink
  18. Adhere to the inside of envelope using a Glue Dot.
  19. Add Red Heart to note
  20. Stamp envelope using Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.


Annual Catalogue Retired List
The new Annual Catalogue goes live on May 3rd. That means that some products will be retired, which is always sad. It also means that there will be amazing new products coming out! If you have items on your Wish List and haven't purchased them, you might want to consider getting your order in before the retired items are gone!


Shopping with Me!

If you live in Canada, I would love to be your demonstrator!  

Use the following links to PDF copies of the catalogues:


Please be sure to use the current Host Code GCVQG4YM to receive a free gift from me. When you place a $50 order (before shipping and taxes) using the Host Code, I'll send you a Thank You card by mail and a FREE tutorial featuring Hydrangea Hill by email as a thank you.  If your order is over $200, please do not use the Hostess Code as you'll qualify for Stampin' Rewards, but I'll still send you the Thank You card and tutorial!


Your Creativity Awaits

Do you love to craft and are you looking for a kit that ships directly to you each month with special perks each month? Then you will LOVE “YOUR CREATIVITY AWAITS”!  
 
With “Your Creativity Awaits”, each month you will receive an exclusive make and take kit (2 cards of 4 designs) plus a PDF Tutorial.  All for only $57 per month shipped directly to you or $53 local pick up.
 
Each month, the Design Team will choose one stamp set or bundle and design fun projects for you to create.  The stamp set is included in your kit. If you don't already own the dies or punch, you may add it to your kit or use what you have. 
  • Featured stamp set
  • 8 Cards (2 each of 4 different designs) - designed by Your Creativity Awaits Team
  • Exclusive Project tutorials you can follow along with to create your cards
  • Extra product (value will depend on the price of the stamp set)
 After 6 consecutive months of membership, you will receive a thank you of $25 product credit (before shipping and taxes) to spend on whatever you choose!
 
Your Creativity Awaits Kit Timelines
  • The upcoming kit information including supplies needed will be announced by the 15th of the previous month
  • Sign up must be done by the 2nd Sunday of the month
  • Kits will be shipped and tutorials emailed out by the 4th Tuesday of the month (subject to unforeseen delays in the shipment of product from Stampin’ Up!)

Cost

Shipped: $57 monthly
Porch Pick-up: $53 monthly
 
Available to Canadian Residents Only

April Kit features the Wrapped Bouquet Stampset
Add the Wrapped Flower Dies for $44 extra!

Happy Stamping!
Melva

  • Visit my Online Store here
  • Shop the Clearance Rack here
  • Earn FREE Stampin' Up! Products - Join my Rewards Program
  • Join my Team here
  • Check out my Tutorials for Sale 
  • Check out my Upcoming Events
  • Buy Retired Stampin' Up! Products (Canadian Residents Only)

  • Supply list

    Monday, 29 March 2021

    International Blog Highlights Winners Hop - March 2021

     

    I’m so excited to be featured in the the International Highlights Top Ten Winners Blog Hop hosted by Kylie Bertucci. I was selected to participate in this hop by finishing in the top ten of the March 2021 International Highlights. Thank you to everyone who voted for my card! The theme for the International Blog Highlights is "Thank You"! 

    Here's my Forever Blossoms Fancy Fold Card that I shared in the International Highlights Blog Hop.  

    Today's card features the Wrapped Bouquet Bundle.  When I saw this bundle in the January to June Mini Catalogue, I knew I had to have it.  I love the newsprint wrapping!

    I used Smoky Slate, Basic Gray and Rich Razzleberry as the colour combination.  What do yu think?


    Instructions

    1. Cut Thick Basic White cardstock 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" and fold in half to form card base.
    2. Emboss the front using the Tasteful Textile Embossing Folder.
    3. Cut Basic Gray cardstock 2 3/4" x 4"
    4. Adhere to card base at an angle using Stampin' Seal
    5. Cut Basic White cardstock 2 3/4" x 4"
    6. Stamp flower bundle using Tuxedo Black Memento Ink
    7. Colour flowers using Rich Razzleberry Stampin' Blends
    8. Stamp news print using Smoky Slate Stampin' Blends
    9. Adhere to card base using Dimensionals.
    10. Stamp sentiment on a scrap of Basic Gray cardstock using Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.
    11. Cut out using Paper Snips
    12. Adhere to card base using a Dimensional
    13. Add Rhinestones

    Check out my Youtube Video for tips and tricks to make this card. Don't forget to subscribe to my Stamping with Melva YouTube Channel!           

    If you love this Stampset, then you should consider signing up for the April Your Creativity Awaits Monthly Card Kit - you'll get the stampset plus a kit to make 8 beautiful cards with the kit!  More information below!

    Check out all of the amazing creations of the other winners from March:

    Annual Catalogue Retired List
    The new Annual Catalogue goes live on May 3rd. That means that some products will be retired, which is always sad. It also means that there will be amazing new products coming out! If you have items on your Wish List and haven't purchased them, you might want to consider getting your order in before the retired items are gone!


    Shopping with Me!

    If you live in Canada, I would love to be your demonstrator!  

    Use the following links to PDF copies of the catalogues:


    Please be sure to use the current Host Code GCVQG4YM to receive a free gift from me. When you place a $50 order (before shipping and taxes) using the Host Code, I'll send you a Thank You card by mail and a FREE tutorial featuring Hydrangea Hill by email as a thank you.  If your order is over $200, please do not use the Hostess Code as you'll qualify for Stampin' Rewards, but I'll still send you the Thank You card and tutorial!


    Your Creativity Awaits

    Do you love to craft and are you looking for a kit that ships directly to you each month with special perks each month? Then you will LOVE “YOUR CREATIVITY AWAITS”!  
     
    With “Your Creativity Awaits”, each month you will receive an exclusive make and take kit (2 cards of 4 designs) plus a PDF Tutorial.  All for only $57 per month shipped directly to you or $53 local pick up.
     
    Each month, the Design Team will choose one stamp set or bundle and design fun projects for you to create.  The stamp set is included in your kit. If you don't already own the dies or punch, you may add it to your kit or use what you have. 
     
    • Featured stamp set
    • 8 Cards (2 each of 4 different designs) - designed by Your Creativity Awaits Team
    • Exclusive Project tutorials you can follow along with to create your cards
    • Extra product (value will depend on the price of the stamp set)
     After 6 consecutive months of membership, you will receive a thank you of $25 product credit (before shipping and taxes) to spend on whatever you choose!
     
    Your Creativity Awaits Kit Timelines
    • The upcoming kit information including supplies needed will be announced by the 15th of the previous month
    • Sign up must be done by the 2nd Sunday of the month
    • Kits will be shipped and tutorials emailed out by the 4th Tuesday of the month (subject to unforeseen delays in the shipment of product from Stampin’ Up!)

    Cost

    Shipped: $57 monthly
    Porch Pick-up: $53 monthly
     
    Available to Canadian Residents Only

    April Kit features the Wrapped Bouquet Stamp set
    Add the Wrapped Flower Dies for $44 extra!

    Happy Stamping!
    Melva

  • Visit my Online Store here
  • Shop the Clearance Rack here
  • Earn FREE Stampin' Up! Products - Join my Rewards Program
  • Join my Team here
  • Check out my Tutorials for Sale 
  • Check out my Upcoming Events
  • Buy Retired Stampin' Up! Products (Canadian Residents Only)

  • Supply list

    Sunday, 28 March 2021

    Share It Sunday - Snailed It


    It's Share It Sunday and today I'm sharing a bright and cheery card featuring the Snailed It Bundle.  I absolute love this bundle - every card is so bright and cheery!  Who can resist the adorable snails and mushrooms!

    My card today is a Shutter Fold card.  I shared this fancy fold card on a recent Creativity Abounds Blog Hop along with a YouTube video on how to make this fancy fold.  Check it out.  The card in the video features the Hydrangea Haven Bundle, but the instructions for making the card are the same.



     

    Instructions

    1. Cut Poppy Parade cardstock 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" and score at 2 1/8" and 6 3/8".  Fold flaps in to form card base.
    2. Cut 2 pieces of Bermuda Bay 2" x 5 3/8"
    3. Cut 2 pieces of Designer Series Paper 1 7/8" x 5 1/4"
    4. Adhere Designer Series Paper to Bermuda Bay using Stampin' Seal.
    5. Adhere to the 2 flaps using Stampin' Seal.
    6. Cut Bermuda Bay 3" x 5 1/4"
    7. Cut Designer Series Paper 2 7/8" x 5 1/8"
    8. Adhere to Bermuda Bay piece using Stampin' Seal.
    9. Cut out circle using 2 1/4" Circle Punch in the centre.  Save this circle
    10. Adhere to the inside of the card - apply 1 row Dimensionals to the top and bottom.  Do not apply adhesive in the middle.
    11. Stamp sentiment using Tuxedo Black Memento Ink and hearts using Real Red Ink on a 2 1/2" x 2 1/2" piece of Basic White cardstock.  Punch out using 2" Circle Punch.
    12. Colour hearts using Dark Real Red Stampin' Blends
    13. Adhere to the inside of the circle on the inside of the card.
    14. Cut 2 pieces of Poppy Parade cardstock 3 1/2" x 4".
    15. Score each at 1/2" on 4" side.
    16. Use your rule to mark 2" up from bottom on the 4" side - repeat on both sides.  Draw a line between marks
    17. Mark in the centre along 2" line at 1 3/4"
    18. Draw a line from centre to outside corners to form "V"
    19. Cut out V.
    20. Repeat on other piece
    21. Apply Tear and Tape adhesive to 1/2" score flap.
    22. Tuck one piece in from the left side and the other piece in from the right side.
    23. Line up edge of piece with the score line of card base.  
    24. Peel off backing of Tear and Tape Adhesive and fold down card base flap.
    25. Repeat on other side.
    26. This forms the shutter mechanism.
    27. Cut Bermuda Bay cardstock 1" x 11"
    28. Fold around the card base to form belly band.  Do not make the belly band too tight.
    29. Adhere ends in the middle and trim off excess.
    30. Adhere 2 1/4 Circle that you punched out to the belly band using Dimensionals with Designer Series Paper side out.
    31. Cut out envelope from Poppy Parade cardstock.  Fold and adhere together with a Glue Dot.
    32. Adhere to circle using Dimensionals
    33. Cut out note to go in envelope using Die
    34. Stamp sentiment using Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.
    35. Adhere in envelope using a Glue Dot.
    36. Adhere a Red Resin Heart.
    37. Cut 6" of Pink and White Twine.  Tie a bow
    38. Adhere to envelope using a Glue Dot.

    You can check out my YouTube Video on how to make this card.  Don't forget to subscribe to my YouTube Channel so that you can view other videos I post. 


    Check out all of the amazing projects in this Blog Hop:


    Annual Catalogue Retired List
    The new Annual Catalogue goes live on May 3rd. That means that some products will be retired, which is always sad. It also means that there will be amazing new products coming out! If you have items on your Wish List and haven't purchased them, you might want to consider getting your order in before the retired items are gone!


    Shopping with Me!

    If you live in Canada, I would love to be your demonstrator!  

    Use the following links to PDF copies of the catalogues:


    Please be sure to use the current Host Code GCVQG4YM to receive a free gift from me. When you place a $50 order (before shipping and taxes) using the Host Code, I'll send you a Thank You card by mail and a FREE tutorial featuring Hydrangea Hill by email as a thank you.  If your order is over $200, please do not use the Hostess Code as you'll qualify for Stampin' Rewards, but I'll still send you the Thank You card and tutorial!


    Your Creativity Awaits

    Do you love to craft and are you looking for a kit that ships directly to you each month with special perks each month? Then you will LOVE “YOUR CREATIVITY AWAITS”!  
     
    With “Your Creativity Awaits”, each month you will receive an exclusive make and take kit (2 cards of 4 designs) plus a PDF Tutorial.  All for only $57 per month shipped directly to you or $53 local pick up.
     
    Each month, the Design Team will choose one stamp set or bundle and design fun projects for you to create.  The stamp set is included in your kit. If you don't already own the dies or punch, you may add it to your kit or use what you have. 
     
    As a member of Your Creativity Awaits, each month you'll enjoy the following:
    You will earn a FREE Sale-a-Bration item with your February Kit
    • Featured stamp set
    • 8 Cards (2 each of 4 different designs) - designed by Your Creativity Awaits Team
    • Exclusive Project tutorials you can follow along with to create your cards
    • Extra product (value will depend on the price of the stamp set)
     After 6 consecutive months of membership, you will receive a thank you of $25 product credit (before shipping and taxes) to spend on whatever you choose!
     
    Your Creativity Awaits Kit Timelines
    • The upcoming kit information including supplies needed will be announced by the 15th of the previous month
    • Sign up must be done by the 2nd Sunday of the month
    • Kits will be shipped and tutorials emailed out by the 4th Tuesday of the month (subject to unforeseen delays in the shipment of product from Stampin’ Up!)

    Cost

    Shipped: $57 monthly
    Porch Pick-up: $53 monthly
     
    Available to Canadian Residents Only

    April Kit features the Wrapped Bouquet Stampset
    Add the Wrapped Flower Dies for $44 extra!

    Happy Stamping!
    Melva

  • Visit my Online Store here
  • Shop the Clearance Rack here
  • Earn FREE Stampin' Up! Products - Join my Rewards Program
  • Join my Team here
  • Check out my Tutorials for Sale 
  • Check out my Upcoming Events
  • Buy Retired Stampin' Up! Products (Canadian Residents Only)

  • Supply list

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