Friday, January 18, 2019

Stamping Techniques with Florentine Filigree Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

Good Morning, Stampers!

Have you seen the NEW Florentine Filigree stamp set and coordinating background thinlit die? The large background framelit works fabulous alone or with the little filligree elements added. There is a great variety of sentiments that can be used for just about any occasion, too! 


Check out this bundle in action!


Florentine Filigree Photopolymer Bundle

Get more information on this bundle in my online store 

Happie Stampin'!
~Melissa

Thursday, January 17, 2019

#TBT

Good Morning, Stampers!

It's Throw Back Thursday today! The How Sweet It Is suite on pages 14 and 15 of the Occasions Mini Catalog features yummy sweet treat stamps and coordinating framelits, designer paper, fun embellishments as well as the Sweet Cups. I've been asked a few times "What can I do with these??"

Well, that's where the #TBT comes in! A few years back, I created these sweet little treats. They can be filled with just about any treats and make great party favors for any occasions! I hope these inspire you to create something tasty!

Sweet Cups



You can find all of the How Sweet It Is products
in my online store HERE

Don't forget to use the January Hostess Code 
to get a FREE card kit when you order 
directly in my online store!

Happie Stampin'!
~Melissa

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

PCC Color Challenge #322

Good Morning, Stampers!


We are changing things up and bringing a color 
challenge to you this week!

Choose a couple of colors from the selection
and create something fabulous!


I chose to use Coastal Cabana and Petal Pink 
for my card. The new set Dear Doily with
the pale colors is so soft and pretty! 
This set has the best sentiments and I love the
gorgeous font!

SU!pplies:
Stamps: Dear Doily
Ink: Whisper White, Basic Gray, Versamark
Paper: Whipser White, Coastal Cabana, Petal Pink
Accessories: Frosted Flower embellishments, Petal Pink Varigated ribbon

Happie Stampin'!
~Melissa
Check out the rest of the Paper Craft
Crew creations and play along with us!

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Loving Lovely Lattice

Good Morning, Stampers!

Do you have a favorite Sale-A-Bration product? It's hard to choose with so many great items to pick from - haha. I think one of my fav's so far has been the Lovely Lattice! This is one card I created recently for a swap with an incredibly talented group of fellow demonstrators. Lots of fussy cutting, but it was worth it! This image is just gorgeous!

SU!pplies:
Stamps: Lovely Lattice, Itty Bitty Greetings
Ink: Momento Tuxedo Black
Paper: Whisper White,
Accessories: Basic Black twine, self adhesive sequins, Bermuda Bay striped ribbon, Ruffled embossing folder, Bermuda Bay Stampin' Blends, Old Olive Stampin' Blends

Happie Stampin'!
~Melissa

Monday, January 14, 2019

Lovely Lipstick Lace

Good Morning, Stampers!

Check out the gorgeous detail of the Lace embossing folder on the Lovely Lipstick foil paper!
Just WOW! Not more is needed to make this card stand out! Get the Lovely Lipstick foil paper FREE
with a qualifying order during Sale-A-Bration!


Check out the Lovely Lipstick foil paper as well
as all the other great Sale-A-Bration products in 
my online store


Get this card kit FREE when you order in my
ONLINE STORE and use the January
Hostess Code:



SU!pplies:
Stamps: Humming Along
Ink: Jet Black Stazon, Lovely Lipstick, Granny Apple Green
Paper: Lovely Lipstick Foil, Whisper White, Crushed Curry
Accessories: Blender Pen, Stitched Labels framelits, Laser Cut frame (retired)

Happie Stampin'!
~Melissa

Sunday, January 13, 2019

LOVE Door Hanger Kit to Go

Good Morning, Stampers!

Here's a little sneek peek at my new Kit to Go - The LOVE door hanger! Welcome your gursts with this one-of-a-kind distressed wooden panel was created featuring the Forever Lovely and Meant to Be stamp sets. Finished size measures 5 1/2" x 12". Kits are limited - get yours before they are gone!


Kit INCLUDES:
* All consumables to create the door hanger shown
* All Die cuts and embellishments
* 5 1/2" x 12" distressed wooden panel
* Full-color step-by-step instructions

Kit DOES NOT INCLUDE:
* Stamps/stamped images
* Inks
*Adhesives
* Shipping - US only

SU!pplies Needed to Complete:
Stamps: Meant to Be, Forever Lovely
Ink: Soft Suede, Lovely Lipstick, Flirty Flamingo, Early Espresso
Accessories: Lovely Flowers Edgelits (optional)

LOVE Door Hanger Kit to Go - $15.00
(+ shipping - US only)
PDF - $3.95
(emailed after payment is confirmed)

Happie Stampin'!
~Melissa

Saturday, January 12, 2019

CCMC Saturday Blog Hop - The Rose

Good Morning, Stampers!

The design team is back this week with
the January Valentine/Love Music theme:
"The Rose" - Valentine Flowers 


I went all out and created a box of chocolates with my rose.
It would make a great card for your spouse/significant other - 
you have everything covered!



I added some Fine Tip Glue to give my rose the "wet look".
Be sure to let it dry completely.
SU!pplies:
Stamps: Graceful Garden
Ink: Jet Black Stazon, Lovely Lipstick, Garden Green, Whisper White
Paper: Basic Black, Very Vanilla, Lovely Lipstick Foil
Accessories: Aqua Painter, Be Mine Stitched framelits, Tufted embossing folder, Stitched Labels framelits

To create this card:
1. Cut a piece of Basic BLack cardstock to 3 3/4" x 11". Fold in half.
2. Stamp the background using Whisper White. Let dry.
3. Cut the heart from the Lovely Lipstick Foil cardstock.
5. Emboss the large heart using the Tufted embossing folder.
6. Adhere the heart to the card front letting it hang over the edge 1/4".
7. Stamp the flower onto Very Vanilla cardstock using Jet BLack Stazon ink.
8. Color the flower using an Aqua Painter, Lovely Lipstick and Garden Green inks.Cut.
9. Adhere the flower to the card front using Stampin' Dimensionals.
10. Stamp the sentiment onto Very Vanilla cardstock using Jet Black Stazon ink.
11. Cut using the Stitched label framelit.
12. Adhere the sentiment to the card front.
13. Add Fine Tip Glue to the flower as desired and let dry completely.

Happie Stampin'!

Wait until you see what the rest of the talented
designers have created! Go forward to see what 
Connie has created or back to see what Debbie has created!

   

Friday, January 11, 2019

Precious Parcel Card Kit by Stampin' Up!

Good Morning, Stampers!

I am SO GLAD to hear that you are all LOVING SALE-A-BRATION! I've had several questions regarding the Precious Parcel Card Kit from page 16 of the brochure. Here is a quick video that walks you through the assembly of the kit - take a look:



Here's a look at all of the Sale-A-Bration FREEBIES!

(click the photo)

PLUS, get a FREE CARD KIT with any purchase when
you use my January Hostess Code!


Happie Stampin'!
~Melissa