Creating your own Designer Paper!!!

unfortunately I do not have an actual tutorial for you today but what I have done here is quite simple so I am sure you won’t need one. 😉 While making this week’s samples it was a coloring labor of love. This card is no exception. Let me show you what I mean….

For the background I used a leaf stamp from the Humming Along bundle. I randomly stamped the leaf onto THICK Whisper White card stock and then I colored them using my Stampin’ Blend markers. Doesn’t it create beautiful designer paper?? I will be showing a different sample of this same idea next week so make sure to stick around (Add your email on the side bar and receive 1 email message when I post a new post, this insures you don’t miss any 🙂

I’ve always adored green and purple together…. Can you tell I like this card??? This Humming Along Bundle is just sp fun to COLOR. So if your wanting to learn to color this would be perfect for you!!!

Don’t forget the bundle comes with the dies to make it easy to cut out your beautiful pieces. It also includes the sentiment die used on this card. It is the same label I ran the ribbon behind on Monday’s Post. So versatile!!!

The small piece of designer paper (Purple floral) is cut using the Rectangle stitched die set and the paper itself is also from the Botanical Butterfly DSP Sale A Bration set, Free w/ a $50 purchase.

I hope you are enjoy my week of coloring with the Stampin’ Blends. I truly felt inspired by this bundle along with a few of the Sale a Bration items. Don’t forget that you can earn multiple SAB free items. The more you order the more free items you get, but ONLY until March 31st!!!

See you tomorrow! Melanie

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Melanie’s Must-have Monday Humming Along

Hi Friends,

This week we will be focusing on the bundle called “Humming Along”. A lot of you may know that we care for my mom with Alzheimer’s Disease. She loves humming birds so as soon as I saw thing set I know it had to be ordered. That along with the coloring opportunities; you all know how much I love to do color blending 😉

I have used the background die, which comes with this bundle. It was cut from watercolor paper and then I used some ink from the ink pad along with an aqua painter to create the background.

The hummingbird was colored using Stampin’ Blends. The body is colored with granny apple green and old olive. The throat is Pumpkin Pie with a little cajun craze. The Daffodil Delight for the beak.

The sentiment is stamped on a label die in the bundle. The sentiment is from the FREE Sale A Bration set called “Part Of My Story”. It is free with a $50 purchase from now until March 31st. The ribbon in this card is perfect for weaving behind this sentiment die. I have used the 1/2″ Textured Weave Ribbon.

The paper used to create this card is also a FREE Sale A Bration set called “Botanical Butterfly Designer Series Paper”. It is STUNNING, and a MUST HAVE if you love butterflies 😉

Check back each day this week as I share 4 other samples using this Humming Along Bundle.


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Focal Friday ~ Blue & Yellow

Hi Friends!

I have a focal imagery to share with you this week and I hope it helps inspire your next project. Make sure to check back each Friday for a new focal photo, or simply sign up for my email notifications so you never miss a post again.

Blue and yellow have always been a favorite color combo of mine so I put together a beautiful image for all of us to use as inspiration. Here is my finished project….

Those who know me well know that I love things with wings…. butterflies, dragonflies, and of course fairies. This project includes two of your “FREE OPTIONS” available until the end of March or while supplies last. The Butterfly Elements and the Botanical Butterfly DSP. You can receive BOTH of these butterfly items FREE with a $100 order. I will link all products down below for convenience. Thank you for following along with me this week. Have a wonderful weekend!!! Melanie

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