Forever Blossoms Thank You - International Blog Highlights

I'm excited to participate again in Kylie's Monthly International Blog Highlights for March! As always the theme is - Thank you. I used the Forever Blossoms Stamp Set and Coordinating Dies to create this fun Trifold Card

You are able to VOTE for my card!!  The top ten winners will get to be part of an international blog hop  at the end of February, so I would really appreciate you taking the time to Vote for me!!   I was honoured to be in the top ten last month.  You can check out my card from last month and also my card from the Winners Hop.

Isn't this card pretty!  I love the Forever Blossoms Stamp Set - it reminds me of spring on the West Coast!


  1. Cut Sahara Sand 5 1/2" x 11" and score at 1 1/4", 4" and 6 3/4".
  2. Fold the small flap in, the second flap out and the third flap in to form your card base.
  3. Cut Blushing Bride 1" x 5 1/4" and emboss using Parisian Florish Embossing Folder.
  4. Adhere to the small flap using Stampin' Seal.
  5. Cut Sahara Sand Love You Always Specialty Paper 2 1/2" x 5 1/4" and adhere to second flap using Stampin' Seal.
  6. Cut Blushing Bride Love You Always Specialty Paper 4" x 5 1/4" and adhere to the back flap using Stampin' Seal.
  7. Cut Basic White card stock 2 1/2" x 5 1/4" and stamp flower in bottom right corner using Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.
  8. Colour using Stampin' Blends - Petal Pink, Flirty Flamingo and Mint Macaron.
  9. Adhere to the middle flap using Stampin' Seal.
  10. Cut Basic White rectangle using middle sized Stitched So Sweetly rectangle die.
  11. Stamp flower in middle and colour using Stampin' Blends - Petal Pink, Flirty Flamingo and Mint Macaron.
  12. Cut Sahara Sand rectangle using largest sized Stitched So Sweetly rectangle die.
  13. Adhere stamped rectangle to Sahara Sand rectangle using Dimensionals.
  14. Adhere the left edge to the small flap using Dimensionals.
  15. Cut Vellum Cardstock 1" x 11" and fold around card loosely.  Adhere ends together using Stampin' Seal to create belly band.
  16. Stamp 3 petals and 3 leaves on Basic White cardstock using Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.
  17. Colour using Stampin' Blends - Petal Pink, Flirty Flamingo and Mint Macaron.
  18. Cut out using Dies.
  19. Adhere petals to the belly band using Dimensionals and tuck leaves under and adhere with Glue Dots.
  20. Stamp sentiment on a 1/2" x 2" piece of Basic White cardstock using Blushing Bride ink.  Cut tag end in one end
  21. Adhere under Petal using a Glue Dot.
  22. Cut 2 pieces of 6" of 2 colours of Snail Mail Twine.  Bundle together and tie a bow.  Adhere under flowers using a Glue Dot
  23. Add 3 Champagne 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


Scroll down below, there is a button where you can click on and see all the participants and you get to vote for 5 projects! So 4 plus mine!!  Hint, hint.......

Now is the time to vote for my card.  Click on the picture below, it will take you to the highlights.  Check out all of the beautiful cards from around the world.  You can vote for up to 5 cards!

Thank you for taking the time to do this.  If I am in the top ten, I will be able to participate in another Blog Hop at the end of the month!

Don't forget to go out to the Blog Hop and check out the amazing creations and vote for your favourites!  Hopefully mine will be one of them :)

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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!)


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

March Kit features the beautiful Arrange A Wreath Stampset features in my card!


  1. Thanks for sharing your elegant, tri-fold card Melva. And thanks for being part of my International Blog Highlights this month and all the best with voting!

  2. This is so pretty Melva. I just love those foiled papers and this is a great fold.

  3. What a gorgeous card, Melva!! ~ Kim Kroeker

  4. I love this paper too, I've been making so many cards lately with it and the same tamp set. Thx for another inspiration - ha


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