Hi, I’m Melissa!
I am a seeker of that crazy, excited feeling that comes when you've created something that’s unique, beautiful and expresses who you are in some small way. It’s like making a new discovery, when you find a unique combination of color, layout, dimension and texture. I call it a creative spark and it makes me giddy! Through sharing and teaching I hope to help others find this amazing feeling of creative bliss!
Tutorials & Classes
I love teaching people about the art of paper crafting whether it's in person or from afar, through the written word or through video! No matter how simple or complex the project, my tutorials and Classes-To-Go will make the process fun and easy to understand! Come learn with me and explore your creative potential!
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I absolutely LOVE being a Stampin' Up! demonstrator and can't imagine my life without it! How could I not want to share this experience with anyone and everyone that will listen?! Will you listen?
Check out some of my recent posts here:
Have you checked out the Sea of Textures Stamp Set? I love the texture and natural images, so this stamp set jumped out at me right away as a must have. Today’s project is made with my very own “Black Ice” Technique. I’ve been dying to combine this stamp set with this technique since I […]Read More
A blast from the past! This project was first shared on July 3, 2017, on my old Stampin’ Up! blog, which will be gone very soon. Since Stampin’ Up! is taking down the blog portion of the site, I’ve picked some of my favorite posts from that blog to bring over here to my new […]Read More
Welcome to the Color Fusers Blog Hop and July 2019 Color Challenge! I hope you’re enjoying the blog hop so far and this soft, pretty, color scheme! My July 2019 Color Challenge project features the Varied Vases Stamp Set and coordinating Vase Builder Punch. The colors used include two of the NEW 2019 – 2021 […]Read More
Check out the two NEW promotions that start Tomorrow! Earn a $5 Coupon for EACH $50 you Spend During Bonus Days! – Starts 7/1/19! During the month of July, you’ll earn a $5 Coupon for EVERY $50, in merchandise, you purchase! You’ll be able to Redeem your Coupon(s) in August! Buy the Starter Kit Starting July 1 and Get Some Extra, Extra […]Read More
In today’s post, I’ll be sharing a project made with the Good Morning Magnolia Stamp Set. The focus of this project was to demonstrate how to use alcohol markers to blend and shade. I’m really no expert at using alcohol markers but somehow, every time I use them, it makes me feel good and I […]Read More
Check out the new items on the Clearance Rack Today! Usually, Stamp Sets are not included on the Clearance Rack so this is a first! There are some amazing deals but they will likely go VERY FAST. You’ll find lots of fall, winter and Christmas themed stamp sets for those of you planning ahead! New […]Read More
Today’s post features an unusual opening card. It’s called a Pull Tab Pop Up Card and it’s made with the Piece of Cake Stamp Set and Cake Builder Punch. This pull tab pop up card was the focus of my Facebook Live event yesterday. You’ll find the video just ahead. For this first card, I […]Read More
In today’s post, I’ll be sharing some simple DIY cards made with the Woven Threads Product Suite. These DIY cards also feature the NEW 2019 – 2021 InColors and were the focus of my Facebook Live event yesterday. In the Facebook Live video, I’ve also shared the new products I received in my Stampin’ Up! […]Read More
Today’s post includes 11 cards featuring the NEW 2019 – 2021 Stampin’ Up! In Colors. These projects are sneak peeks of the June 2019 Simple Suite Stampers Tutorial Bundle. Each month, the eight members of the Simple Suite Stampers Design Team creates a project and tutorial focused on a particular product suite. For the June […]Read More