Melissa’s Fab Friday Feature

By June 5, 2020 June 15th, 2020 Design Team Tips, General

Hello, Everyone! Welcome to Melissa’s Fab Friday Feature



STEP 1:  Stamp Nifty Plaid Background stamp onto a block of white cardstock using watermark ink.  Heat emboss using white embossing powder.

STEP 2:  Sponge color over heat embossed, plaid background.

STEP 3:  Spritz water over plaid background and let dry.

STEP 4:  Using hearts from the Simply Sweet:  Sending and All About You stamp sets, stamp hearts in assorted sizes and colors on plaid background.

STEP 5:  Cut plaid background to fit card front and adhere in place.

STEP 6:  Cut a strip of trim and a 1 1/2” strip of patterned paper to fit across card and adhere in place.

STEP 7:  Stamp heart rainbow and sentiment to die cut Tag Sale #12.

STEP 8:  Stamp and dies cut sunshine and adhere to die cut circle.

STEP 9:  Cut outer tag from Tag Sale #12 die twice, once from vellum and once from Aqua Mist cardstock.

STEP 10:  Layer stamped circle over outer tag die cut, with vellum layered over the Aqua Mist later.


Assemble card and embellish with baker’s twine, sequins, and felt.





STAMPS:  Simply Sweet:  Sending, All About You, Nifty Plaid
INK:  Aqua Mist, Summer Sunrise, Lemon Tart, Pale Peony, Melon Berry, Hawaiian Shores
PAPER:  Aqua Mist, Stamper’s Select White, Sheer Basics Vellum
DIES:  Simply Sweet:  Sending, Tag Sale #12
OTHER:  patterned paper, sequins, trim, baker’s twine, watermark ink, white embossing powder 


One winner will be chosen at random to receive a $25 gift certificate.


To enter, participants are required to create a Sending Handmade Hugs project and share it via the link below. We can’t wait to see what you make!

Only one entry per person and the deadline is June 12th at 6am. This post will be updated with the randomly selected winner.




Congratulations, Becca Yahrling! Please send an email to customer service and provide them with your full name and the email address you would like your gift certificate sent to. Thanks so much to everyone for playing along!

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter


  • 1
    Greta H says:

    Oh my goodness–what a beautifully crafted card, Melissa! I was blown away by the background & you just kept going! Every detail is wonderful–right down to the tiny felt heart! Thank you for starting my day with a smile during this time of pain & turmoil. Sending hugs to you from Oregon!

  • 2
    Andre M. says:

    Fantastic palette on this pretty and dainty card.

  • 3
    VickiA says:

    What a cute card! It looks very quick and easy to make too. A nice gift to brighten a friend’s day! Thank you! 💗

  • 4
    Annette+Gordon says:

    Your background is soo pretty! And I love the added lace. Thanks of the step by step instructions.

  • 5
    Rachel Jolley says:

    Outstandingly stunning, hugely sweet and utterly pretty! 🌈💕

  • 6

    Thank you so very much!! I have send an email.

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