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!
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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:
I’m excited to share this simple card making idea that uses the Butterfly Gala Bundle. It can be made using the stamp set OR the Botanical Butterfly DSP. The Butterfly Gala Bundle is part of the Gingham Gala product suite in the 2019 Occasions Catalog. This suite includes a variety of super fun products including […]Read More
Welcome to the Color Fusers Blog Hop and a Spring Color Palette! The color challenge this month is the perfect spring color palette to be playing with! These colors are so bright and cheerful, and just feel like spring to me! Where I live everything is starting to bloom, the weather is beautiful and I […]Read More
Today’s card features the Artistically Asian and Beauty Abounds Stamp Sets. For this project, I found artistic inspiration from a fun, unconventional source! It was inspired by some product packaging for a line of cosmetics. Here’s a photo the cosmetics with my card: I can honestly say, I would never have thought to put these […]Read More
Today’s post features three cards made with the Painted Seasons Stamp Set. These fun fold cards are variations on a theme in three color schemes and two orientations. The stamping is pretty much the same but one is oriented landscape and the other is a portrait orientation. This first card was one of the three […]Read More
Today’s “Rewind/Redo” project features Beach Happy Stamp Set for a fun, summery design anyone would love! My Redo” project features two step stamping and the rock n’ roll technique. My original card is a Christmas card that I made when I first started as a demonstrator. For my original design, I’ve used a technique called […]Read More
Get ready for a real treat! Today’s post is all about finding creative inspiration from images in the world, to use in your card making. This was the swap theme for my team gathering and it was one of my all time favorite swaps! The best part was getting to know each of my team […]Read More
Today’s simple cardmaking ideas feature the Flowering Desert Stamp Set from the 2019 Occasions Catalog. The Stamparatus was used to get perfect placement of the images and I’ve created two variations of this project. This first version was actually one of the Make n’ Takes at a gathering of my Treehouse Chicks Team. We used […]Read More
Today’s card making ideas feature the Wood Words Stamp Set and were inspired by a project I made many years ago that I like to call a “Rewind”. The “Redo” projects were created to celebrate my 16 yr anniversary with Stampin’ Up! in my weekly Facebook Live event. Here are the two simple cards that […]Read More
Check out these three unique, card making ideas, that feature three colors of foil, die cut doilies and the black ice technique too! These first two are made with the Sale-A-Bration Foil Sheets and the Doily Builder Dies, that unfortunately are no longer available. I’m so sad that both of these amazing products are gone […]Read More