What’s New Wednesday & Creative Crew Must Have’s

What’s New Wednesday is something we enjoy sharing with our fans. Beside it being my husbands Birthday – Do I hear a HAPPY BIRTHDAY?? We have something new every second Wednesday of the month. Whether it be stamps, favorite products, or maybe some surprise giveaways too.. The possibilities are endless so be sure to subscribe to our blog via e-mail and you will get our posts right in your e-mail so you won’t miss out on any of the excitement!

For today, What’s New Wednesday. we have some fun new products that I think you are going to enjoy! You have seen me using some of them on my YouTube videos and projects. Thanks to your feedback, I am now carrying them so you don’t have to look anymore!

2.5″ Round Acrylic Block (In addition to the other Acrylic Blocks we carry)

2.5" round block with grips view 2

White Foam Square Mix

Black Foam Square Mix

Here are some of the projects I made using the 3-D foam squares as well as the 2.5″ round stamping block.

Adhere tag and you have your finished project

Happy Mother's Day Card

Speech Bubbles Card

Happy Birthday Card

This was created using the Sentiments For All Occasion Stamp Set

I posed the question what are your “Supply Must Haves” for informational purposes to our Creative Crew. I created a list that includes what I enjoy using as well and what type of crafty person DOESN’T like to share with their crafty sisters? You know we LOVE to share our must haves!)

Haidee on our Creative Crew did an AMAZING blog post here about her must haves and her awesome creation is to DIE FOR!!! Isn’t it awesome?

BE SURE TO CHECK THE DETAILS OUT and leave her some love!!!

Now for our MUST HAVES…. Here are the results from our Creative Crew in no particular order:

Electronic Die Cutting Machines including  Silhouette Electronic Die Cut Machines and Supplies  and

Cricut Electronic Die Cut Machines and Supplies ( I own both of these machines personally)

Washi Tape (Washi Tape is the paper tape I have used in my YouTube Videos. So many places to purchase Washi Tape!)

Martha Stewart Scoring Board


Stamp Block with Alignment



Chameleon Markers (Alcohol Markers)




3-D Foam Squares for adding dimension to a project

Manual Die Cut Machine ( I own both the big shot and the big shot pro which is a 12 x 12 version of the big shot and love them BOTH!

So for some fun on What’s New Wednesday, we are doing at least three giveaways.. Comment below what are your personal top three must haves and I will pick a winner for each of the foam square mixes (white and black) and the new round stamp block!

Winners will be announced Saturday, May 16th HERE. It will not work until it is live.

Thanks for joining us and be sure to stay tuned as we will be adding into to this post with some new projects from our Creative Crew as well!


New Release Round Up and Giveaway Winners

Good Afternoon!
I am so proud of our Creative Crew! What an awesome job they did!! Great creations, amazingly talented people and AWESOME PRODUCTS!!! They really highlighted our new products! Such a fun NEW RELEASE- SO EXCITED!

Now what you have been waiting for…

And the winners are…..

Alease – Jill Norwood

Brandie – Tracy Butler

Leticia- Beverly Rubio

Rhoda – Tracy Butler

Haidee – Darcy Schroeder

Melissa – I didn’t have a winner :/

We have BRAND NEW PRODUCTS coming this week.. be sure to keep a look out!!! Can’t wait to share with you!!!

Thanks for playing!

Who is sneaking around? Is it Photo Booth Fun?

Who is sneaking around? Is it Photo Booth Fun? One of our stamp sets that are going to be released tomorrow is just that! The Photo Booth Fun Stamp Set is an awesome set that is so versatile-YOU are going to LOVE IT! It is cute, silly, awesome and most of all.. FUN! Having photo booths is all the rage now a days. Especially with people taking so many selfies for their social media pages. This set has awesome images as well as sentiments to use for all of your party layouts as well as your cards and projects! Here is a little sneak peek of what you are going to see… This creation is from Haidee on our Creative Crew. Adorable isn’t it? Our new releases are tomorrow! We have five stamp sets that are going to be released tomorrow as well as some awesome giveaways! Be sure to STAY TUNED for new stuff and GIVEAWAYS!!


New Stamp Release, Blog Hop & GIVEAWAY

It’s a Stamp Release, Blog Hop & GIVEAWAY

If you have come here by chance, YOU ARE IN LUCK! We are having our blog hop and giveaway! Welcome to the monthly NEW RELEASES for A Creative Journey with Melissa. Every SECOND WEDNESDAY of the month we will be featuring our newly released stamp sets and products. I am the “Melissa” behind A Creative Journey with Melissa 🙂 I am so honored to have joined you join us. I am excited to share these creations with you today. Here are the two new stamp releases!

Awareness Ribbon Stamp Set #3 – Ready for a Fight


Here are some creations made by our awesome design team member Tracy. These are her last creations as a design team member. We appreciate her amazing craftiness and are honored that she has been so supportive! We will miss you on the DT!

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ready for a fight wm tracy

Here is a creation that I have made using the Awareness Ribbon Set #3


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Hey Cancer WM

My question: Do you like to use embossing folders on your projects? I really like the one I used for this creation. Do you like the texture on the black piece? That is ONE of the embossing folders in the set of two that is part of the GIVEAWAY!!! 
Be sure to answer the question on EACH BLOG to qualify!

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Awareness Ribbon Stamp set #4 – Autism Awareness


Here are some creations I made with the Awareness Ribbon

Love needs no words

ARS4 Autism Awareness card 3 wm

For those of you that may not have done a blog hop before, don’t worry! We will be HAPPY to walk you through it! You should have come to me from Brandie. If you didn’t, scroll down this post to the list and start at Rhoda. You will want to go to each persons blog in order. Read what they have written, enjoy their work and leave a comment. In some cases you may have to do more than that (in our case, you would need to also become a blog follower.) Our amazingly talented Design Team has worked feverishly to create some amazing projects for you to enjoy. Not only have we highlighted the two new stamp sets but we have also highlighted our recently released, amazingly cute and versatile Everyday Alphabet Upper Case and Emoticon stamp set, Everyday Alphabet Lower Case and Numbers stamp setEveryday Alphabet Outline Upper and Lower Case stamp set, and Everyday Alphabet Numbers and Symbols throughout this hop. Again, please be sure to hop along to each participant, follow their blog and answer the question they have posted correctly to be entered to win the prizes.

The prizes include:






Melissa – YOU ARE HERE

Please be sure to answer the question on everyone’s blog correctly and follow each blog. You will be entered in the giveaway for the three prizes if you do so! Entries for this blog hop will end Thursday at 8 PM PT. Winners will be announced on Friday on the A Creative Journey with Melissa’s blog post here. Be sure to check back to see if you are a winner! Winners must contact me within three days of the winning announcement or their prize is forfeited. US entrants only. Thank you for your understanding.

Thanks so much for hopping along with us!