Creativity Abounds Blog Hop - Online Exclusives

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! 

This month we're sharing projects featuring Online Exclusive Products from Stampin' Up!.  These products are only available through my Online Store - some of them while supplies last.  My card features 2 of the Online Exclusives - Naturally Gilded Specialty Designer Series Paper and Silver and Gold 1/8" Trim Combo Pack.  I paired these two favourites with the Queen Bee Bundle in this "Flying Seagull" Fancy Fold.  Thanks Susan Campfield for the inspiration!

Isn't this pretty and it's really easy to make!


  1. Cut two pieces of Crumb Cake cardstock 4 1/4" x 8 1/4".  Score at 2 1/4", 4", and 6 1/4".  
  2. Fold and burnish each scoreline in a Mountain, Valley, Valley configuration.
  3. Repeat on second piece
  4. Turn the 2nd piece 180 degrees so that the configuration is Valley, Valley, Mountain
  5. But the edges together along the 6 1/4" scoreline - this middle flaps will be fold back on the card base.
  6. Cut Crumb Cake cardstock 4 1/4" x 4 1/4"
  7. Adhere to the middle section of the card base over the aligned scorelines with top and bottom aligned and about 1/8" on each side of the middle panel
  8. Cut 2 pieces of Basic Black cardstock 2 1/8" x 4 1/8"
  9. Cut 2 pieces of Designer Series Paper 2" x 4"
  10. Adhere Designer Series Paper to Basic Black
  11. Repeat with second piece
  12. Cut 2 pieces of Basic Black cardstock 1 5/8" x 4 1/8"
  13. Cut 2 pieces of Designer Series Paper 1 1/2" x 4"
  14. Adhere Designer Series Paper to Basic Black
  15. Repeat with second piece
  16. Adhere to outside flaps of card base
  17. Cut Basic Black cardstock 4 1/8" x 4 1/8"
  18. Cut Designer Series Paper 4" x 4"
  19. Adhere Designer Series Paper to Basic Black
  20. Adhere to the middle panel of the card base
  21. Cut out garland from Basic Black cardstock using Die
  22. Adhere to left side of middle panel
  23. Stamp flowers, bee and sentiment using Tuxedo Black Memento Black ink on Very Vanilla cardstock
  24. Cut flowers and bee out using Die
  25. Fussy cut sentiments using Paper Snips
  26. Adhere flowers over garland using Dimensionals
  27. Adhere bee using Dimensionals
  28. Adhere sentiment in bottom right using Dimensionals
  29. Tie a small bow from Gold Trim
  30. Adhere to bee
  31. Adhere black embellishments

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 check out all of the amazing projects in our blog hop:

I hope we have inspired you!

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Please be sure to use the current Host Code AAAKNZT2 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 "Online Exclusives" Themed tutorials for $20!   Check them out in my Square Store!

Creativity Abounds April 2023 Tutorial - Online Exclusives

Creativity Abounds April 2023 Tutorial - Online Exclusives


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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 or embossing folder.  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 May Club featuring Countryside Inn from the 2023-2024 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalogue. Registration closes May 14.

Register for May Now!

Your Creativity Awaits

The May Kit features Circle Sayings from the Stampin' Up! 2023-2024 Annual Catalogue.

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! 

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 - Circle Sayings
  • 6 Cards (all 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 $31 for the 2 3/8" punch

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!)
  • Available to Canadian Residents Only

The May kit features the Stampin' Up!® Circle Sayings

Register now for May. 

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