Stampin' Dreams - Halloween

Time for another Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop!  Our theme this month is Halloween.  I don't typically make a lot of Halloween cards, but this year, I've changed that.  All because of the adorable Halloween themed bundles in the Stampin' Up! July to December Mini Catalogue.  Check out this fun card featuring the Stampin' Up! Bewitching Bundle!  Love it! 


  1. Cut Basic Black cardstock 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" and score at 4 1/4".  Fold on score line and burnish with Bone Folder to form card base.
  2. Cut Pumpkin Pie cardstock 4" x 5 1/4" and adhere to card base
  3. Cut Basic White cardstock 3 3/4" x5"
  4. Cut Designer Series Paper 1 1/2" x 5" and adhere to Basic White cardstock
  5. Adhere to card base.
  6. Cut Basic Black cardstock 3 1/4" x 3 1/4"
  7. Cut Basic White cardstock 3" x 3"
  8. Stamp boots at bottom of Basic White cardstock using Tuxedo Black Memento Ink
  9. Stamp hat on Basic White cardstock using Tuxedo Black Memento Ink
  10. Punch out
  11. Adhere above boots using Dimensionals
  12. Adhere to Basic Black cardstock
  13. Adhere to card base
  14. Colour band and buckle on hat and socks and buckle on boots using Dark Pumpkin Pie Stampin' Blend
  15. Cut Basic White cardstock 1/2" x 3"
  16. Stamp sentiment using Tuxedo Black Memento Ink
  17. Cut Basic Black cardstock 3/4" x 3 1/4"
  18. Adhere sentiment piece to Basic Black cardstock
  19. Adhere to card base using Dimensionals
  20. Colour 3 rhinestones using Dark Pumpkin Pie Stampin' Blend
  21. Adhere to cardbase.
  22. Cut Basic White cardstock 4" x 5 1/4"
  23. Stamp spider in bottom right corner using Tuxedo Black Memento Ink
  24. Adhere to inside of card base.

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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. I created two cards in this YouTube Video both featuring Vellum Cardstock Techniques. Don't forget to subscribe to my Stamping with Melva YouTube Channel

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

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I hope we have inspired you!

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Please be sure to use the current Host Code 3T62M47C 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 "Christmas" Themed tutorials for $20!   Check them out in my Square Store

Creativity Abounds - August 2022 - Anything But Christmas

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

Monthly Card Club

I'm excited to be offering a Monthly Card Club either In Person or by mail.  Each month I will select a stamp set or bundle to feature.  You will make 3 cards with envelopes and receive 1/2 package of Designer Series Paper, package of Embellishments and a roll of ribbon.  Cost is $45 In Person (or local pick up) and $50 mailed.

You can join my club monthly.  If you join for 6 consecutive months and get a swag bag valued at $25 from me as a gift.

The In Person classes will be held on the last Sunday of each month from 10am to 12noon or 1-3pm.  Space will be limited to 3 people per class and masks will be mandatory (as well as any other requirements announced by the Provincial Health Officer).

Registration is now open for the November Club featuring Abigail Rose.  Registration closes November 6th

Register for November Now!

Your Creativity Awaits

The November Kit features Fitting Florets - a brand new suite that is early release from the upcoming January to June Mini Catalogue!

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 - Framed Florets 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)
  • Shipped: $60 monthly
  • Porch Pick-up: $56 monthly 
  • Add on the coordinating dies - $59
  • 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!)
  • Available to Canadian Residents Only


We have a bonus this month!  Add on the coordinating dies, Gold Swirl Embellishments, Designer Series Paper and the Framed and Festive Stamp Set for $128 extra - local pick up $184 and mailed $188  - and you will receive a bonus project including a box and 3 additional cards.

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 $56 local pick up.

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 November kit features the Stampin' Up!® Fitting Florets

Register now for November

Your Creative Escapes Retreat

Join Diane and I on Friday, December 2nd from 6:30pm to 9pm and on Saturday, December 3rd from 8am to 8am for our Your Creative Escapes Retreat.  We have such fun during our retreats!  There will be stamping, challenges, Make and Takes, prizes, time to work on your projects and of course, lots of laughter!

Cost is $115 and includes:

  • 2 stamps sets - Cup of Tea and Sending Smiles (you can substitute if you already own them)
  • 6 Make and Take Projects
  • Pillow Gift
  • Prizes
  • Challenges

Add ons:

  • Tea Cup Dies $38 extra
  • Smiles Dies $46 extra

Registration Now!  Registration closes November 6th

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