Vintage Flowers- Because He First Loved Us

Hi! I’m happy to be here today with a pretty rose card to share with you. 🙂 img_1776-copy  First I created a a background panel using a variety of Brushos Crystal Colors. I made this panel by picking up some left over color from another project with a piece of watercolor paper.img_1810edited

Then I used Altenew’s VINTAGE FLOWERS Clear Stamp Set, stamping and masking a variety of reds, pinks, oranges and yellows roses around the border of my panel. I added some leaves too.

Altenew VINTAGE FLOWERS Clear Stamp Set zoom image


I spritzed on some Smooch Spritz.

I stamped the sentiment with the Simon Says Clear Stamp set BLESSED.

Simon Says Clear Stamps BLESSED SSS101370 Preview Imageimg_1780edited_edited-1Next I did some tracing of the largest die in Spellbinders’ Nestabilities Mega Dies, Labels 17.

Spellbinders Nestabilities Mega Dies, Labels 17

After that I did some fussy cutting. I added some more Smooch Spritz and a some splatters of water color onto the panel. I added the panel to the card base with foam tape and then fussy cut the base.


I hope that you have a beautiful day. Thanks for stopping by!

Grace and Peace,


Edited Sunday September 25:

Spray, Mist and Splatter

Edited Sun Sep 18:

I am incredibly pleased to share that…….


for this card by Cathie!

Cathie said, “Melissa’s card is gorgeous! The way she created the layers of this masterpiece is amazing. She began with a simple background and added beautiful flowers by stamping and masking them in a bright and cheerful color palette. It’s such a beautiful and elegant card!”

Thanks Cathie! I really appreciate your kind words and encouragement.

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Hearts in Bubbles – Trust & Let Not

Hi! I’m here with 2 cards for STAMPlorations CASEplorations February challenge, CASEing Anita in France.I was so excited to CASE Anita’s card! I just made time to do so within the past couple of days. I ended up making 5! I have one to share with you in this post. I’ll be back with the others in two subsequent posts.

Here’s my first:Slide004Slide04

I used the ARTplorations Stencil Hearts In Bubbles.preview-web-stencil-060-heartsinbubbles

Here’s the 2nd card:Slide005

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Grace & Peace,

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