Stamping With Friends - 2022-2023 Annual Catalog Blog Hop

Saturday, 21 May 2022




Welcome to the Stamping With Friends Blog Hop as we share what projects we are currently working on to inspire you! You will be visiting with our Design Team Members as they share their wonderful projects and ideas to help spark your creativity.  This time our theme is the products from the 2022-2023 Annual Catalogue.

Casually Crafting - May 2022 - Colour Challenge



I'm back with another casual card for the Casually Crafting Blog Hop. We're a group of Stampin' Up! Demonstrators that love to stamp and love to share.  We share card and projects that are simple and easy to create with a few products and are perfect for the beginner and casual stamper.  Our blog hop goes live on the third Saturday of each month.  I hope you'll join us and "hop" around our group to be inspired!

Hues of Happiness Friend Card

Friday, 20 May 2022


Can you tell that the Hues of Happiness is one of my favourite product suites?  I've been sharing quite a few cards using this suite on my blog!  It is so pretty, I can't stop playing with it. 

Creativity Abounds - 2022-2024 In Colors® - Sending Smiles

Wednesday, 18 May 2022




Time for another Creativity Abounds Blog Hop!  We are a group of very keen Stampin’ Up!® Demonstrators from all around the world who are coming together to share our creative ideas with you. We are happy that you can join us and hope that we can inspire you to make creations of your own. You may be starting here or you may have come from someone else's blog - either way there is a list at the end of this post to help you move around all the different blogs and get many amazing ideas. We all have our country listed - so if you are looking for a demonstrator in your country, these demonstrators would love to look after you with your Stampin' Up!® shopping or if you would like to join our Stampin' Up!® teams. 

Hues of Happiness

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

I'm having so much fun playing with the Stampin' Up! Hues of Happiness Collection.  It is so pretty!  Check out this pretty card I created using some of the beautiful Designer Series Paper!  Do you love this Collection?  Consider signing up for the Creativity Abounds Hues of Happiness Stamp Camp on July 22 and 23!

Demonstrator Training Blog Hop - May 2022

Monday, 16 May 2022


I'm excited to be training with Bruno and Kylie again this year and participating in our monthly Blog Hop with amazing Stampin' Up! Demonstrators from around the world. The purpose of the group is for the group of Stampin' Up! Demonstrators that are part of the program...to share ideas and to learn from each other...to help us in our Stampin' Up! Business. 

Bottled Happiness Shaker Card

Sunday, 15 May 2022

I love making shaker cards and the Bottled Happiness Bundle makes them so easy.  Check out this pretty card featuring Starry Sky - one of the amazing new In Colors.    I've added in the Effervescent Elements to the bottle. Isn't this fun!



Festive Friday #109 - World Bee Day

Friday, 13 May 2022


It's time for another Festive Friday Challenge!  Every second Friday we post a challenge for you with a specific theme and an Inspo List of 10 items to choose from to create your project.  We encourage you to create a project based on the theme and Inspo List and then post it using at least 3 items from the inspiration list.

Stampin' Dreams - Food and Drink Blog Hop - Stampin' Up! Brewed For You

Thursday, 12 May 2022




Time for another Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop!  Our theme this month is Food and Drink.  For my card, I've used the Stampin' Up!® Brewed For You Bundle.  I love this bundle and I know I'll be making lots of cards for my husband using it!

Technique Tuesday - Texture Blog Hop

Tuesday, 10 May 2022



It's time for another Technique Tuesday Blog Hop.  This month we are focusing on Textures.  I love adding textures to cards and it's easy to do when using an Embossing Folder.

International Highlights Blog Hop - May 2022 - Sun Prints Gatefold Card

Monday, 9 May 2022



I'm excited to participate again in Kylie's Monthly International Blog Highlights for May. The theme is "Thank You" and I've created a Gatefold Fancy Fold card featuring the Stampin' Up! Sun Prints Product Suite from the 2022-2023 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalogue.  Isn't this a beautiful suite!

Introducing the Stampin' Up! 2022-2023 In Colors!

Sunday, 8 May 2022


Each year Stampin' Up! introduces 5 new colours to their collection - called "In Colors".  This year they have knocked it out of the park!  The colours are stunning!  Check them out!

Stamping With Friends - A Bouquet of Flowers Blog Hop

Saturday, 7 May 2022


Welcome to the Stamping With Friends Blog Hop as we share what projects we are currently working on to inspire you! You will be visiting with our Design Team Members as they share their wonderful projects and ideas to help spark your creativity.  This time our theme is the products that are retiring from the 2021-2023 Annual Catalogue.

He's All That Product Suite!

Friday, 6 May 2022

Do you struggle making masculine cards?  I sure do!  When I saw the new He's All That Product Suite in the Stampin' Up! Annual Catalogue, I knew it might be the answer.  The suite includes an amazing Stamp Set and Dies as well as great Designer Series Paper and Rustic Metallic Embellishments.  The best part about the DSP is the laser cut pieces - there are 2 sheets of all kinds of sentiment and images that are already to add to your card!  Perfect!

New Catalogue Blog Hop - Hues of Happiness

Thursday, 5 May 2022



It's time for 2022-2023 Annual Catalog Blog Hop!  We are a group of Stampin' Up! Demonstrators from around the world and we're sharing our projects with you as part of this blog hop.  Our projects are all based on new products from the Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog that launched on May 3rd!

It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year - 2022-2023 Annual Catalogue

Tuesday, 3 May 2022


Today's the day!!!  The Stampin' Up! 2022-2023 Annual Catalogue is now available and you can order from it!  It is amazing!  So many amazing new products!  If you haven't received your catalogue, please email me and I'll send you one!  You can also view the Catalogue Online or via the PDF.

He's All That Slimline Card

Sunday, 1 May 2022

Time for another sneak peek from the upcoming 2022-2023 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalogue.  This time I've used the He's All That Product Suite and combined it with the amazing Slimline Card Dies from the current Mini Catalogue.  I love it when I can coordinate products together!

Check out this amazing card!



Slimline cards are so much fun to make and the Slimline Envelopes in the Mini Catalogue make them really easy to send in the mail!

Instructions

  1. Cut Early Espresso card stock 7" x 8 1/2".  Score at 3 1/2" along the 7" side.  Fold on score line to form card base.
  2. Cut Very Vanilla card stock 3 1/4" x 8 1/4"
  3. Cut Designer Series Paper 3 1/4" x 8 1/4".
  4. Use Chevron dies and cut out from Designer Series Paper piece.
  5. Use the outside as a template to adhere the individual pieces to the Very Vanilla card stock piece.
  6. Adhere to the card base.
  7. Stamp sentiment on Very Vanilla card stock using Cajun Craze ink
  8. Cut out using Die.
  9. Cut a second piece using Die from Early Espresso card stock
  10. Cut the Early Espresso piece in half and adhere to each side of the sentiment piece using Dimensionals.
  11. Adhere to the card base using Dimensionals.
  12. Adhere Metallic Dot Embellishments
  13. Cut Very Vanilla card stock 3 1/4" x 8 1/4"
  14. Cut out argyle die from Early Espresso card stock
  15. Adhere to the bottom right corner of Very Vanilla card stock
  16. Adhere to the inside of the card.

You can find all of the supplies for this card in my Online Store starting May 3rd!

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! 

Shopping with Me!

The retiring list for the 2021-2022 Annual Catalogue is available!  Make sure you check it out and get your order in if your favourite stamp set is retiring! Here's a link to the Last Chance List - save 50% on select products (while supplies last)

Use the following links to PDF copies of the catalogues:



Please be sure to use the current Host Code DRBF32VR 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 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! 

You can also purchase this tutorial with 13 Spring Themed tutorials for $20!   Check them out in my Square Store

Here's my card that is included in the tutorial.


Your Creativity Awaits

May Kit features Grassy Grove Stamp Set


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 $60 per month shipped directly to you or $57 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: $60 monthly
  • Porch Pick-up: $57 monthly 
  • Add-on dies $58!

Available to Canadian Residents Only

The May kit features the Stampin' Up!® Grassy Grove.  Check out the Sneak Peek of the projects for our May Kit.

Stamping Techniques Class - June 11th

Sign up for the Stamping Techniques Class on June 11th - 5 cards, 5 different techniques.  Join us for this Virtual Class on Zoom.  Cost $55 and includes 5 cards, PDF instructions, recording and the Stampin' Up!® Bouquet of Thanks Stamp Set.


Register now!

Festive Friday Challenge #108 - National Eat What You Want Day

Friday, 29 April 2022


It's time for another Festive Friday Challenge!  Every second Friday we post a challenge for you with a specific theme and an Inspo List of 10 items to choose from to create your project.  We encourage you to create a project based on the theme and Inspo List and then post it using at least 3 items from the inspiration list.

Ink and Inspiration - April 2022 - Colour Challenge

Thursday, 28 April 2022



Welcome to the Ink & Inspiration Blog Hop. You are currently visiting Melva Peters from Canada. 

For our hop this month, we were challenged to create a card using Pear Pizzazz, Bermuda Bay, Misty Moonlight, Rich Razzleberry and Blushing Bride - or at least some of these colours.  I think I managed to get all of the colours in my card featuring the Stampin' Up! Cactus Cuties Stamp Set.

Check out my card - I've used masking to create the 3D look to the card where one of the plants is behinde the other!


Instructions

  1. Cut Rich Razzleberry card stock 4 1/4" x 11" and score at 5 1/2".  Fold on score line to form card base.
  2. Cut Blushing Bride card stock 4" x 5 1/4".
  3. Cut Basic White card stock 3 3/4" x 5"
  4. Use Decorative Mask to add pattern to Basic White card stock using Blushing Bride ink and Blending Brush.
  5. Stamp cactus in Pear Pizzazz ink
  6. Stamp pot in Bermuda Bay Ink.
  7. Stamp cactus and pot on post it notes and cut out to create masks.
  8. Apply masks to stamped images
  9. Stamp cactus slightly higher and to the left of the first cactus in Pear Pizzazz ink
  10. Stamp pot using Misty Moonlight ink
  11. Remove masks
  12. Stamp sentiment using Rich Razzleberry ink.
  13. Adhere to Blushing Bride card stock
  14. Adhere to card base.
  15. Adhere Pastel Pearls.
  16. Cut Basic White card stock 4" x 5 1/4".
  17. Stamp Cactus in Pear Pizzazz ink (stamped off) and pot in Bermuda Bay ink (stamped off) in bottom right corner.
  18. Adhere to card base.

You can find all of the supplies for this card in my Online Store.

Now it's time to be inspired by all of the amazing cards in our Blog Hop!

Blog Hop Index

I hope we have inspired you!

Shopping with Me!

The retiring list for the 2021-2022 Annual Catalogue is available!  Make sure you check it out and get your order in if your favourite stamp set is retiring! Here's a link to the Last Chance List - save 50% on select products (while supplies last)

Use the following links to PDF copies of the catalogues:



Please be sure to use the current Host Code DRBF32VR 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 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! 

You can also purchase this tutorial with 13 Spring Themed tutorials for $20!   Check them out in my Square Store

Here's my card that is included in the tutorial.


Your Creativity Awaits

May Kit features Grassy Grove Stamp Set


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 $60 per month shipped directly to you or $57 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: $60 monthly
  • Porch Pick-up: $57 monthly 
  • Add-on dies $58!

Available to Canadian Residents Only

The May kit features the Stampin' Up!® Grassy Grove.  

Stamping Techniques Class - June 11th

Sign up for the Stamping Techniques Class on June 11th - 5 cards, 5 different techniques.  Join us for this Virtual Class on Zoom.  Cost $55 and includes 5 cards, PDF instructions, recording and the Stampin' Up!® Bouquet of Thanks Stamp Set.


Register now!


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