Share It Sunday Blog Hop - December 2023

Sunday 31 December 2023

It's time for another Share It Sunday Blog Hop!  We are a group of Stampin' Up! Demonstrators from around the world and we are sharing our projects with you as part of this blog hop.  There is no theme for our blog hop today. 

Ice Cream Swirl - a sneak peek from the SU! Jan to Apr Mini Catalogue

Friday 29 December 2023

Who doesn't love an ice cream cone!  Even in winter, ice cream always hits the spot.  Did you see the Ice Cream Swirl Bundle in the new Jan to Apr Stampin' Up! Mini Catalogue?  It's so adorable. 

Paper Pumpkin Possibilities Blog Hop - December 2023 - All the Best

Wednesday 27 December 2023

Welcome to our December 2023 Paper Pumpkin Possibilities blog hop featuring the All the Best Kit.  This kit is so pretty and it even comes with an Acetate Box to give your cards to a friend or family member!

Twas the night before Christmas and one more card to share!

Sunday 24 December 2023

Wishing all the very best for the holiday season! It's Christmas Eve and I have one last card to share with your before Santa's visit!  

This time it's a Joy Fold Card featuring the Thoughtful Expressions Bundle from the Poetic Expressions Suite!  Quickly becoming one of my favourites!

More sneak peeks with Stippled Roses

Friday 22 December 2023

You can find all of the supplies for this card in my Online Store starting on January 4, 2024.

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 Projects in our Blog Hop!


I hope you have been inspired!

Shopping with Me!

Use the following links a copy of the catalogue, you can download a PDF version from this link:

Do you have the new Jan to Apr Stampin' Up! Mini Catalogue?  I mailed catalogues to everyone who placed an order with me in 2023 last week so it should be arriving in your mail box any day! 

If you would like to receive a catalogue, please click below and fill out the form.

Click here to request a catalogue.

Please be sure to use the current Host Code PEJFFXCN 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! 

Place a $50 order through December 31st and I'll also send you a Make and Take Kit to make 3 cards featuring the Stippled Roses Bundle.  If your order is $75 or more I'll send you a package of embellishments! 

You can also purchase this tutorial with 12 "Birthday" tutorials for $20!   Check them out in my Square Store!

Check out the project I shared this month in the tutorial.

Creativity Abounds December 2023 - Birthday

Creativity Abounds December 2023 - Birthday


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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.

This month the club features the Poetic Expressions Suite from the Stampin' Up! 2024 January to April Mini Catalogue. Add the Thoughtful Expressions to your order for an extra $95.10 plus shipping and taxes.

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 4 people per class.

Registration is now open for the January Club featuring Poetic Expressions!

Check out the sneak peeks for January.

Register for January Now!

Your Creativity Awaits

The January Kit features Sending Love Bundle from the Stampin' Up! 2024 January to April Mini 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 (6 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 - Sending Love
  • 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 $55.00 extra for Dies

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

Check out the sneak peeks


Technique Squad Blog Hop - December 2023 - White Wash

Thursday 21 December 2023

Welcome to the Technique Squad Blog Hop! Each month we hop to share a different technique with you in hopes to inspire you to give it a try!  This month the technique is White Wash.  

Creativity Abounds - December 2023 Blog Hop

Wednesday 20 December 2023

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. 

Winter Holiday Blog Hop

Tuesday 19 December 2023

Today I'm hopping with Demonstrators from around the world sharing "Winter Holiday" themed projects.  I couldn't resist one last card featuring the Merry & Bright Bundle from the September to December Mini Catalogue!  

Trip Achievers - December 2023 Blog Hop

Monday 18 December 2023

Welcome to the Trip Achievers Blog Hop.  I am so honoured to be participating in this Blog Hop and I am so thankful for the support I received from my Customers and Team Members so that I could achieve this trip again this year.  Mexico here I come! Did you know that less than 1% of demonstrators world wide earn this trip!  Thank you so much for the support!

Sneak Peek - Stippled Roses

Sunday 17 December 2023

Today I'm sharing a sneak peek from the upcoming Stampin' Up! 2024 Jan to Apr Mini Catalogue.  The Stippled Roses Bundle is so pretty and there is gorgeous coordinating Designer Series Paper that you can earn for free during Sale-a-Bration!  Wow! 

Stamping With Friends Blog Hop - Bee My Valentine

Saturday 16 December 2023

Today I'm hopping with the Stamping With Friends Blog Hop.  Our theme for this hop is "Blogger's Choice".   I decided to share a sneak peek from the upcoming Stampin' Up! Jan to Apr Mini Catalogue called Bee My Valentine.  It is so adorable!

Casually Crafting Blog Hop - December 2023

I'm back with another casual card for the Casually Crafting Blog Hop. We're a group of Stampin' Up! Demonstrators that love to stamp and love to share.  We share card and projects that are simple and easy to create with a few products and are perfect for the beginner and casual stamper.  Our blog hop goes live on the third Saturday of each month.  I hope you'll join us and "hop" around our group to be inspired!

Feathered Flight Thinking of You

Friday 15 December 2023

I'm loving the Feathered Flight Stamp Set which is one of the new Online Exclusives.  It's a distinktive stamp and has amazing images.  Isn't this pretty in Mossy Meadow and Wild Wheat. 

Demonstrator Blog Hop - December 2023

Monday 11 December 2023

Today I'm hopping with other Demonstrators around the world sharing Thank You cards.  I make a lot of Thank You cards as I share them with customers each month.  Check out this pretty card featuring the Emboss Resist Technique.

Sparkling Snowflakes

Sunday 10 December 2023

I had fun creating this card on my recent Mystery Challenge.  I shared a list of items to choose from when making a project.  I chose blue .  What would you choose?

Festive Friday #149 - Christmas Festive Food

Friday 8 December 2023


It's time for another Festive Friday Challenge! Every second Friday we post a challenge for you with a specific theme and an Inspo List of 10 items to choose from to create your project.  We encourage you to create a project based on the theme and Inspo List and then post it using at least 3 items from the inspiration list.

Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop - New Year's Glam

Thursday 7 December 2023

Time for the Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop.  We are a group of Stampin' Up! Demonstrators around the world who participate each month to share projects we are working on. Our theme this month is "New Years Glam".

IDEAS Blog Hop - "We're Cut Out to be Friends"

Wednesday 6 December 2023

Welcome to our December IDEAS Tutorial Blog Hop!  This month our theme is "We're Cut Out to be Friends". Our global team is from Australia, Europe, Canada and the United States.  Join me to hop to each designers' blog for sneak peeks of our projects.  The collage below has a tiny peek of each designers' project!

Technique Tuesday Blog Hop - Two Step Stamping

Tuesday 5 December 2023

Today I'm hopping with Stamping Demonstrators from around the world sharing projects featuring Two Step Stamping. I love two step stamping!  So easy to do!  Check out the pretty card I made for a friends birthday using the Sweet Citrus Bundle from the Stampin' Up! 2023-2024 Annual Catalogue.

International Highlights Blog Hop - December 2023

Monday 4 December 2023

I'm excited to participate again in Kylie's Monthly International Blog Highlights for December. Today I'm sharing a card I made using products from the Masterfully Made Suite along with the Patchwork Dies.  I'm a quilter so it was fun to cut the Designer Series Paper into pieces and put it back together.  

Fluffiest Friends Hello

Sunday 3 December 2023

Have you seen the adorable Fluffiest Friends Bundle in the Online Exclusives!  I couldn't resist making a card using the beaver!  When I grew up in Alberta, we saw beavers and beaver dams all of the time.  This little guy is so cute!  Don't you agree?

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