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February’s Online Class ~ Sweet Strawberries

Hi Friends,

Welcome back to this month’s super exciting online class. I have designed an exclusive class all around the precious Sweet Strawberry Stamp and Punch bundle. See all the details below.

This months class consists of 6 cards, 2 each of 3 designs. I will prepare your materials for you including all cutting, embossing, and die cutting. The kits will come packaged and ready to go and will include envelopes.

Class Begins Feb. 2nd, 2021 and closes at midnight on Feb. 16th. I will then order, cut, and package items and will ship kits and supplies by the end of the current month.

To sign up simply email me at

Since it is Sale A Bration and this class uses a level 2 FREE Sale A Bration item I have put you together a Need It ALL bundle which will include all of the following.

  • Sweet Strawberry Photo Polymer Clear Stamp Set
  • Strawberry Builder Punch
  • Playing with Patterns Resin Dots
  • Stitched Nested Labels Dies
  • Ornate Floral 3D Embossing Folder
  • Tastefully Textile 3D Embossing Folder
  • Package of Dimensionals
  • Package of Mini Dimensionals
  • Berry Blessings Stamp Set
  • Berry Delightful Designers Series Paper
  • 6 Pre Cut and Prepared Card Kits
  • 6 Envelopes
  • PDF Instruction Sheet so you can easily create even MORE cards with all of your supplies.
  • Exclusive* YouTube Instructional Video with ME!

Estimated Retail Value $175.00

YOUR PRICE $ 128.00 which includes FREE shipping

(paper will be cut to 6×6″ with free shipping offer, if you would rather have 12×12″ please request it when ordering and I will add a $5 shipping charge.)

Other Price Options:

  • Sweet Strawberry Photo Polymer Clear Stamp Set
  • Strawberry Builder Punch
  • Playing with Patterns Resin Dots

$50.00 plus $8 shipping

Card Kits Only – $15.00 plus $5 shipping

PDF Only – $15.00 (This is available immediately)

Luv 2 Ink Team Members receive the PDF for FREE, just email me to request it.

*Exclusivity to the video on YouTube will be 6 weeks, I then reserve the right to change to a public video. This will allow me to grow my YouTube online presence.

*I reserve the right to substitute items if absolutely necessary. This would be due to a shortage of items from Stampin’ Up!

*Per Stampin’ Up! Compliance I am unable to stamp and images in your kits. So Stamp Sets must be purchased if you wish to create your cards exactly like mine. Of course many times you can easily substitute your own stamps and inks etc. So feel free to purchase a smaller priced class or just PDF & Card Kits.

*For the Blueberry card. You will not be able to create this card without purchasing the FULL bundle due to the stamp set is a free Sale A Bration item. If you purchase a smaller priced option I can substitute the papers to make it work with the Sweet Strawberry stamp set.

Thank you for considering my classes. I just want to offer creativity even during the Pandemic. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me. I will be happy to assist you.

Happy Stampin’

Melanie Smith





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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Hope You Feel Better Soon ~ Free Card!!!

None of my cards are really Clean and Simple (CAS), which I usually save for Wednesday’s so instead I have this “get well soon” card. It seems to me like everyone is sick right now. The flu season has really effected a lot of people to where schools have been closing in my area due to illness. If you have been under the weather and would like to receive this card I will be happy to send it to you. The first comment I get to this blog post will get it. 🙂

With this card I have mixed the Humming Along stamp set with this beautiful “Lasting Lilly” stamp set. It can be free for you with a $100 order during Sale A Bration. In March they will also have coordinating dies available for purchase, while supplies last.

I have done a little masking here. If you are unfamiliar with the masking technique drop me a note and I will make sure to do a tutorial or Tuesday tip to show you how.

Isn’t the Pretty Label punch perfect for the sentiment? I am really loving this punch and have used it in numerous samples. For this layered look simply cut your background card stock twice to achieve the border.

I am always here to assist you in any product, design, or purchasing questions you may have. You can simply used the “Contact Me” area of the side bar or email me at – I love getting messages, ideas, suggestions etc. from all of you.

Happy Stamping!


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Tuesday’s Tips ~ Coloring Your Embellishments

Hi Friends!

Today I am sharing my second card using the Humming Along bundle by Stampin’ Up! Item # 148758.

For my Tuesday’s Tip I want to share with you how I colored these wooden Butterfly Elements, which are available as a FREE choice during Sale a Bration with a $50 order. I always like to invest in things that have multiple uses and in this situation the sky is the limit.

Alcohol markers such as our Stampin’ Blends are not just amazing for color blending but are also perfect for coloring your favorite embellishments. They are a permanent ink which dies almost immediately. So you can color all sorts of things like pearls, rhinestones, ribbons etc.

I have layered some die cut flowers along with these wooden elements and even some enamel dots to create the tiny florals in each corner. Super simple and oh so cute!

I hope you are enjoying this week’s bundle. See you tomorrow with more 🙂


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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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