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

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. 

Here's our amazing Creativity Abounds Design Team! 

For our cards this month, we are using the Stampin' Up!® 2022-2024 In Colors®.  These colours are absolutely amazing and coordinate so nicely together to make a bright and cheery card.  Check out this pretty card featuring the Stampin' Up! Sending Smiles Bundle.


  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 Parakeet Party card stock 4" x 5 1/4" and adhere to card base.
  3. Cut Basic White card stock 4" x 5 1/4"
  4. Cut rectangle frame from Fabulous Frames Dies from Basic White piece
  5. Adhere the frame to the card base.
  6. Trim the middle piece that the frame cut out by 1/4" on top and bottom to make slightly smaller.
  7. Stamp stem using Parakeet Party ink and 1/2" from bottom
  8. Stamp flower using Sweet Sorbet ink
  9. Stamp flower centre using Starry Sky ink
  10. Adhere to the card base.
  11. Adhere a piece of Adhesive Foam to the back of Sweet Sorbet card stock and cut out large "Sending" using Die
  12. Adhere a piece of Adhesive Sheet to the back of Basic White card stock and cut out smaller "Sending" using Die
  13. Adhere the small word to the larger word by peeling off back - don't forget the "dot" for the "i"
  14. Adhere to the card base.
  15. Stamp sentiment using Sweet Sorbet ink on a piece of Basic White card stock
  16. Cut out using Die
  17. Adhere to the card base using Mini Dimensionals.
  18. Cut Basic White card stock 4" x 5 1/4"
  19. Stamp stem, flower and flower centre using Starry Sky, Parakeet Party and Sweet Sorbet
  20. Adhere to the inside of the card.

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

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 food and drink inspired cards in our Blog Hop!

I hope we have inspired you!

Shopping with Me!

Use the following links to PDF copies of the catalogues:

Please be sure to use the current Host Code X77X9DVT 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 12 In Color tutorials for $20!   Check them out in my Square Store

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

Save the Date!

We're holding our Virtual Launch on May 28th via Facebook!  If you're not part of the group, please join us in the Facebook Group.  Canadian residents and non Stampin' Up! Demonstrators only.

Creativity Abounds Stamp Camp - July 22-23, 2022 - Hues of Happiness

Save the date for the upcoming Stamp Camp featuring Hues of Happiness.  Purchase the Hues of Happiness Product Suite PLUS Silver Metallic Edged Cotton Ribbon and you are automatically registered for the stamp camp.

Cost:  $106.75 (plus shipping and taxes) - use Host Code HSZHZWGN

You can substitute if you already own this suite!

Your Creativity Awaits

June Kit features Wisteria Wishes

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 $54!

Available to Canadian Residents Only

The June kit features the Stampin' Up!® Wisteria Wishes

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.

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  1. Stunning Melva. Great color combinations

  2. Nice card Melva. Interesting that you and Tracy used the same Stamp Set.

  3. I do love Parakeet Party. Great card Melva.

  4. Lovely card. Goes to show the versatility of the stamp set


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