International Highlights Winners Blog Hop - April 2022

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 #3 in the April 2022 International Highlights. Thank you to everyone who voted for my On the Horizon Spanner Fold Card!  You can check out my March Card here.

Today's card features a sneak peek from the upcoming 2022-2023 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog - the Sun Prints Product Collection.  Wow! you are going to love this collection.  The colours are stunning in the Designer Series Paper and the stamp set is amazing!  Check out this pretty card I created during a recent Sketch Challenge.

Here's the sketch it was based on.


  1. Cut Starry Sky card stock 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" and score at 4 1/4".  Fold on score line to form card base.
  2. Cut Basic White card stock 4" x 5 1/4"
  3. Emboss using the Fern Embossing Folder
  4. Adhere to card base.
  5. Cut Starry Sky card stock 2" x 5 1/4"
  6. Cut Designer Series Paper 1 3/4" x 5 1/4"
  7. Adhere Designer Series Paper to Starry Sky card stock.
  8. Wrap ribbon around piece and tie a bow on the left hand side.
  9. Adhere to card base.
  10. Cut out 2 sprigs from Starry Sky card stock
  11. Cut out stitched circle using Stylish Shapes Dies
  12. Stamp leaves using Starry Sky ink and cut out using Die.
  13. Adhere circle to right side of Designer Series Paper using Dimensionals.
  14. Adhere leaves to circle.
  15. Adhere sprigs behind circle using Glue Dots.
  16. Stamp sentiment on a scrap of Basic White card stock using Starry Sky ink
  17. Cut out using Paper Snips.
  18. Adhere to card base using Dimensionals.
  19. Adhere Pearls
  20. Cut Basic White card stock 4" x 5 1/4"
  21. Stamp leaves on right hand side using Starry Sky ink
  22. 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! 

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

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!)

  • 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!


  1. Love the beautiful Sun Prints with the awesome fern embossing folder! Great card, Melva!

  2. Pretty card Melva. I love the Sun Print Suite and all the new In Colors

  3. What a great card Melva as always

  4. Melva, Congrats on making the Top 10 again! Pretty card! Love the richness of Starry Sky paired with white. Sun Prints are fun!

  5. Beautiful pair of cards. The blue and white is just so striking! Love it!

  6. Beautiful - I love the new suite of products!

  7. Blue and white is always a winning combo in my book - so stylish. Its a gorgeous card to showcase these new products.

  8. I love this card, Melva! The Sun Prints DSP is so great for cards!!

  9. Gorgeous card in blue and white. Congrats Melva on making it to the Top Ten Blog hop this month!

  10. Gorgeous card in blue and white! Congrats Melva on making it to the Top Ten Blog hop this month!


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