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Kre8tors Autumn Color Challenge

Hello, Kre8tors! I’m Melissa from Melissa’s Kre8tions. Welcome back to the 2018 Kre8tors Blog Hop! Today we are celebrating Autumn with a color challenge! I’ve provided our hop participants with the following color palette to create their projects. I think they’ve all done an amazing job, what do you think? If you’d like to create your own project using this color scheme, upload a picture of your finished project to social media and tag me on your post so that I can see your wonderful creation and share it with my followers! See the Social Media buttons at the bottom of this post to find out where you can share!

So, our color challenge theme is Autumn, and the photo above is the inspiration for our color palette. I challenged our lovely demonstrators with using at least 3 out of 5 of the colors above, and in addition to those, they are allowed to use black, white, and vanilla. Here’s what I came up with!

As I was perusing Pinterest, I came across a photo that had a beautiful dark background with colorful leaves all over. I clicked on the photo to find out more, however there was no link to follow. The only information that was on the pin said Patsy Collins and Josephs Coat Technique. She did a great job using the photo to show step by step how this technique works. I wanted to recreate her technique using the beautiful Rooted in Nature stamp set. I am in LOVE with how it turned out!

The colors I chose to use are Pumpkin Pie, Real Red, and Granny Apple Green. We were allowed to use Black and Whisper White as well. I think these colors are so beautiful together! They remind me of Autumn and rainbow sherbet ice cream! Yum!

Check out my video tutorial to learn how to make this fun and colorful background using the Joseph’s Coat Technique! Don’t forget to hop around to all of the very talented demonstrators that are part of our wonderful Kre8tors Blog Hop! They’ve all worked very hard on these projects! Click the next button below, and use the Roll Call list if you get lost along the way.

Measurements:

Whisper White Cardbase: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″, Score @ 4-1/4″
Pumpkin Pie Card Mat: 4″ x 5-1/4″
Shimmery White Cardstock: 3-3/4″ x 5″
Scrap Whisper White: Approx. 2″ x 3″


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If you don’t already have a demonstrator, I would love to be your Creative Coach! How can I help you?
If your order is over $150, don’t use a hostess code because you qualify for your own Stampin’ Rewards!
If your order is less than $150, use my current hostess code HR9T4RDU when you place your order to get a thank you card from me at the beginning of next month! Your support means a lot to me and helps me to continue doing what I love, which is making videos for you to enjoy.

Click the next button below to hop over to the beautifully talented Laura Mackie! She has an amazing project for you! There is a Roll Call list below in case you get lost along the hop.

Roll Call List

Melissa Tennison
(You are here!)

Laura Mackie

Sandra Roberts

Tracy Marie Lewis

Su Mohr

Ilonka Schneider

Sharon Dalton

Jo Blackman

Sue McDonald

Pia Gerhardt

Jackie Lawless

Linda Handford

Deb Naylor

Rebecca-Jo Unwin

Sandra Mastello

Kathy Maurer

Anastasia Radloff

Jan Musselman

Eva Potts

Alexandra Rauf

Cheryl Hamilton

Tricia Butts

Cheryl Taylor

Becky Browning

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Kre8tors Blog Hop Sympathy Cards

Hello Kre8tors! Welcome back to my blog. Today is a special edition because it’s once again time for the Kre8tors Blog Hop! Where a group of Stampin’ Up!®️Independent Demonstrators from around the globe get together to inspire you with beautiful projects! This month’s theme is Sympathy. I have experienced quite a few losses in the month of September, so I thought I would honor those people in my own way, by using my creativity to inspire and share with others.

For my Sympathy card, I decided to use Flourishing Phrases, a classic in the Annual Catalog. It is such a versatile set and so beautiful for a card like this. I wanted to use Gray Granite and Mint Macaron, and think this combination is beautiful with this stamp set.

I love using our Whisper White ribbons and baker’s twine because I can dye it any color I need with our ink! I used that technique on this card to match my ribbon with the Mint Macaron. I also used some of the gorgeous basic adhesive backed sequins to add a little bling. Check out my video tutorial below, and don’t forget to hop along to the other demonstrator’s blogs and see their beautiful, heartfelt projects.

Measurements:

Whisper White Cardbase: 5-1/2 x 8-1/2″, Scored @ 4-1/4″
Whisper White Card Mat: 3-3/4″ x 5″
Scrap of cardstock for circle template


Materials:

If you don’t already have a demonstrator, I would love to be your Creative Coach! How can I help you?
If your order is over $150, don’t use a hostess code because you qualify for your own Stampin’ Rewards!
If your order is less than $150, use my current hostess code 2YZTD9GK when you place your order to get a thank you card from me at the beginning of next month! Your support means a lot to me and helps me to continue doing what I love, which is making videos for you to enjoy.

Be sure to click the Next button below to hop on over to Sandra’s blog to see her beautiful project!

September 2018 Kre8tors Blog Hop Roll Call List

Melissa Tennison
(You are here!)

Sandra Roberts

Tracy Marie Lewis

Laura Mackie

Lisa Kmiec

Sue McDonald

Kirsteen Gill

Su Mohr

Maria Calia

Jackie Lawless

Deb Naylor

Jan Musselman

Tricia Butts

Ilonka Schneider

Pia Gerhardt

Linda Handford

Cheryl Hamilton

Anastasia Radloff

Jo Blackman

Jacqui Lawrence

Kathy Maurer

Nichole Loe

Cheryl Taylor

Alexandra Rauf

Rebecca-Jo Unwin

Teresa Cameron

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Stamping Saturday 1 of 4: Painted Harvest Treat Bag

During Stamping Saturday over on my Facebook page, I showed off some projects using the Painted Harvest Bundle, and this treat bag was the first. Don’t forget to check back often for the other 3 projects!

I love how quickly it goes together, and it’s perfect for all kinds of occasions! Use it at a kid’s birthday, give to your co-workers, or use as place holders at Thanksgiving dinner!

Be sure to like my Facebook page so you can join me live for the next Stamping Saturday!

Materials

Painted Harvest BundleTranquil Tide Finely Woven RibbonPainted Autumn DSP

Gold Faceted GemsGold Mini Sequin Trim

Don’t forget to use the current hostess code PUHSXA73 when you place your order to get a thank you card from me at the beginning of next month!

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3-D Projects · Cards · Crafting · Paper Pumpkin · Stampin' Up! · Stamping · Tutorial/How To · Video

October ’16 Paper Pumpkin

I opened the October ’16 Paper Pumpkin Kit live on my Facebook page today, and I wanted to share it with all of you!

I put together one of the adorable shaker cards from this kit which is called, Season of Gratitude. I absolutely LOVE everything about this kit!

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I’ve already worked on a couple of alternate cards, and I’ll be posting that video very soon, so stay tuned! 🙂

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Jar of Love Shaker Card

Okay, you asked for it! Here’s my tutorial and supply list for my Jar of Love Shaker Card! Woohoo! I loved making this card, so thank you for asking! It’s so much fun and is a nice alternative to the traditional flat cards. The interactive aspect of the shaker cards using the sequins from the Paper Pumpkin, (Also other sequins are available in the Annual Catalog AC), just makes this card SO ADORABLE!

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Check out my video on YouTube and subscribe to my channel while you’re there! As always, visit my shop to get your supplies today! Remember, Bonus Days will get you a $5 coupon code for every $50 spent before shipping/tax, and those coupons are redeemable in August!

Jar of Love Shaker Card Supply List