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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Check out some of my recent posts here:
Today’s post features an extra fancy Christmas card made with Mercury Glass Acetate, Noble Peacock Foil, specialty designer paper and lots of sparkle and shine! This project was one of the Make n’ Takes at my team gathering earlier this month. There are several fun elements to this card but what makes it especially unique […]Read More
Making 3-D Christmas Paper Crafts is so much fun especially when the project is simple and quick to make! Today’s project is so quick and easy and I can totally see making a bunch of them for little treats to give away during the holidays. To make this project all you need is a piece […]Read More
Stampin’ Up! 24 Hour Sale is Starting VERY Soon! – Get 15% Off! I’m so excited about this 24 hour sale in part because some of my ALL TIME FAVORITE STAMP SETS are included in the SALE. (Scroll to the end of this post to see just a few project samples made with some of […]Read More
In today’s post, I’ll be sharing some unique homemade Christmas Cards that I think of as non-traditional. They are sparkly and special which makes them look like Christmas, but you could also change out the sentiment and easily transform these cards into any type of card you desire. Both of my cards today are made […]Read More
Hi Stamping friends! Today I’ll be sharing one of my three free card kit projects for September and October 2019. It features collage stamping with the Very Versailles, Tasteful Textures and Perfectly Plaid Stamp Sets. I’ve made two card variations featuring simple vintage style collage stamping. My first design was an all-purpose card with a […]Read More
Today’s post features 4 card variations made with the To Every Season Stamp Set and the coordinating Every Season Punch Pack by Stampin’ Up! These are super cute, clean and simple cards! These two products are also available to purchase as a bundle and then you save 10%! I love the To Every Season Stamp […]Read More
Welcome to the Color Fusers Blog Hop and October 2019 Color Challenge! I love simple monochromatic designs and so was happy to play around with the October 2019 Color Challenge. The colors include Cajun Craze, Grapefruit Grove and one of the new 2019 – 2021 In Colors, Terra Cotta Tile. I have two cards to […]Read More
Hi Stamping friends! Today I’ll be sharing one of my three free card kit projects for September and October 2019. It features the Daisy Lane bundle and Artisan Textures Stamp Sets. The Daisy Lane bundle includes the Daisy Lane Stamp Set and Medium Daisy punch. This set also coordinates with the Daisy Delight Stamp Set […]Read More
In this post, you’ll see four handmade fall cards made with several new products from the 2019 Holiday Catalog!!! These handmade fall cards are sneak peeks of the Oct 2019 Simple Suite Stampers tutorial bundle too! Learn how to get this tutorial bundle for FREE at the end of this post. The original design for […]Read More
Check out my handmade Christmas Card made with the Wrapped In Plaid product suite! Plus, you’ll learn a great tip for perfect placement when punching! For this handmade Christmas card, I’ve used most of the products in the Wrapped in Plaid product suite bundle, which includes; stamps, a punch, designer paper, ribbon, and embellishments. I […]Read More
In today’s post, you’ll see four masculine cards made with the Natures Beauty Stamp Set. The Natures Beauty Stamp Set is in the 2019 Holiday Catalog and it’s the perfect set for making masculine cards! It’s a special set not just because the images are beautiful, but also because for each set sold, Stampin’ Up! […]Read More
Check out 3 of my favorite card layouts that use designer series paper! Two of them even include a fun fold! In this post, you’ll see 8 card variations in 3 Stampin’ Up! designer series papers. I’ve used three of the designer papers that are on sale this month through the buy 3 get one […]Read More