International Crafters Video Hop - Birds - July 2024

Today I'm participating in the International Crafters Video Hop and our theme is Birds.  How perfect is the Charmed Duck Pond Bundle and coordinating products for a bird themed hop!  

We are a group of Stampin' Up! Demonstrators from around the world that share projects via YouTube each month - you can hop from video to video and check out all of the amazing projects.  

Isn't this an adorable card with the 2 ducks from the Charmed Duck Bond Bundle.  I love two step stamping and this set makes it so easy!  Isn't Flirty Flamingo and Soft Seafoam pretty together!


  1. Cut Flirty Flamingo cardstock 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" and scored at 4 1/4" (21 cm x 14.9 cm scored at 10.5 cm).  Fold and burnish on scoreline using Bone Folder to form card base.
  2. Cut Soft Seafoam cardstock 4" x 5 1/4" (10 cm x 14.4 cm)
  3. Stamp rushes on Soft Seafoam cardstock using Soft Seafoam ink.
  4. Adhere to card base.
  5. Cut Flirty Flamingo cardstock  2 3/4" x 4" (7 cm x 10 cm)
  6. Cut Designer Series Paper 2 5/8" x 3 7/8" (6.7 cm x 9.7 cm)
  7. Adhere to Flirty Flamingo cardstock
  8. Adhere to card base using Dimensionals.
  9. Cut out largest banner from Basic White cardstock
  10. Stamp sentiment at top of banner using Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.
  11. Adhere to card base using Dimensionals
  12. Cut out bullrushes (reeds) from Soft Seafoam cardstock
  13. Adhere to banner.
  14. Stamp 2 ducks on Basic White cardstock using Tuxedo Black Memento Ink
  15. Colour body of birds using Old Olive for one and Soft Seafoam ink for the other.
  16. Stamp the bills/feet for birds using Peach Pie ink.
  17. Colour part of birds using Flirty Flamingo and Crumb Cake Stampin' Blends.
  18. Cut out using dies.
  19. Adhere to card base using Dimensionals.
  20. Adhere Calypso Coral Pearls
  21. Cut Basic White cardstock 4" x 5 1/4" (10 cm x 14.4 cm)
  22. Stamp rushes on Basic White cardstock using Soft Seafoam ink.
  23. Adhere to inside of card.
  24. Imperial Measurements:

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 Projects in our Video Hop!

I hope you have been inspired!

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Please be sure to use the current Host Code C6GA6G7Z 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 May and I'll also send you a Make and Take Kit to make 3 cards featuring the Wildy Flowering.  If your order is $75 or more I'll send you a package of embellishments! 

Christmas Stamp a Stack

Join me each month starting in July for my 2024 Christmas Stamp-a-Stack. We'll make 8 cards each month (2 of 4 designs) so you'll have a supply of cards on hand for all occasions.

Cost is $40 (local) or $45 (by mail) each month or free with a minimum of a $45 order (before taxes and shipping). 

Sign up for the full 5 months and you'll receive $25 in product of your choice. 

Two options - in person or by mail.  

  • In Person - class will be held on the 3rd Sunday of each month at 10am. 
  • By mail - Zoom will be held on the 3rd Sunday of each month at 1pm. The class will be recorded and available via YouTube if you can't join the class.  You will substitute stamp sets or add the stampset/dies to your order. 

Each month there will be an option to purchase the stampset or bundle. Costs will be based on product used.

The August kit will use the Filled With Cheer Stamp Set - a new Online Exclusive!

Register now

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.  

This month the club features the Country Flowers from the Stampin' Up! 2024-2024 Annual Catalogue. 

  • Add the Country Flowers Dies to your kit and your class is free!

You will make 3 cards with envelopes and receive 1/2 package of Country Lace Designer Series Paper, package of Iridescent Faceted Gems and 1/2 roll of Iridescent Striped Ribbon.  Cost is $55 In Person (or local pick up) and $60 mailed or you can get for free without the product above with a minimum $45 order!

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 July!

Register for July Now!

Your Creativity Awaits


The July Kit features an amazing new suite of products available as an Online Exclusive from Stampin' Up! called Golden Greenery - perfect for Christmas in July!  I have a special offer this month - get a bonus project when you purchase a set of the products from this Mega Suite!

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 - Golden Greenery
  • 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: $66 monthly
  • Porch Pick-up: $62 monthly 
  • Add-ons for this month
    • Dies - $56.00 extra
Bonus for July!  If you purchase one of 2 options for add on additional products, you will receive an amazing Bonus Box and Tag Kit for free!

  • Option 1 - with Embellishments
    • Golden Greenery Dies
    • Season of Green Designer Series Paper
    • Greeting of the Seasons Stamp Set
    • Cherry Cobbler and Pearl Embellishments
  • Option 2 - without Embellishments
    • Golden Greenery Dies
    • Season of Green Designer Series Paper
    • Greeting of the Seasons Stamp Set
Cost is $188.66 extra (plus the cost of the kit) 

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
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