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May 24, 2012


ReNae Allen

Oh Melis!
This is the yummiest blog post I have ever read! I am printing it out, and making it into a book! Your unique style is so warm and inviting, and each card and project you make is equally delicious! I can't thank you enough for walking us through your creative process! Thank you thank you thank you!!
ReNae in Kansas

Carol Theng

WOW!!!I love shabby chic style too but can never define what its like too.. Now I learn the term and what it encompass and yes!! I'm a shabby chic style scrapbooker!! Love your tutorial and your projects!!! thanks so much for sharing



You have made my day. Just love your style and it was great to view the gorgeous photos at the start and then get the details on how you create your masterpieces.

Thank you for sharing,



Thank you for allowing me to be a fly on your craft room wall. You create the loveliest layered cards. Maybe now I will be able to emulate your beautiful blooms! Many thanks for your delightful insights and inspirations.


Lovely post, as usual! Your style is so sweet and reflects your words perfectly. Thank you for sharing your thought process, the visuals were so inspiring.


Ohhh, Melis,
You were just born to this style. Me, I struggle so much with it but love it so. Thanks for all the inspiration to try again!



I love the way you described shabby chic style. I am addicted to shabby and I really enjoy your blog, everything you make is inspirational. Thanks for sharing your creations and thoughts.

Debbie Marcinkiewicz

Oh my shabby goodness, Melis -- I just had the best little time reading your post from end to end and re-pinning those oh-so-shabby and lovely photos you were kind enough to share! I just adore your little 'ol bloggity blog -- one of my favorite places for inspiration and all things pretty and shabby :)



Thank you so much for this!! I for one appreciate it so. I love this style--your style, it makes me smile, it makes me sigh.
It will help so much.



Always inspiring! Love it - thank you!

Karen Walker

Thanks so much. It's a style I love (I'm here every day), but one I find VERY difficult to replicate! Love your work and am off to check out these shops.


you made my whole week!!!!!! YUMMY thanks for sharing. shabby is my fav.

Lisa in Gardner, KS

Melissa- Just a beautiful post and so inspiring. Spectacular and informative. Thank you for continuing to take it to the next level with your style and cards.


Your creations are a feast for the eyes! Thanks so much for giving us a peek at the process behind your beautiful projects.


Thanks for this post and window into the process. You make such beautiful things. Thanks also for a chance to win the generous prizes.

Kolleen moss

Melis, once again you have demonstrated just how sweet and generous you are. You always give so much! Thanks for sharing your tutorial and thanks for the give aways!


Loved reading this post! I'm all about shabby so I glad you included links to your favorite shappy shops!

Sue K

Melissa, you put so much work and effort into this blog post and I enjoyed it immensely! You are such a talented, lovely person and you inspire me in so many ways - both spiritually and artistically! Thank you!


So inspiring, make it look so easy! Thanks for the give-away opportunity!! Have a great holiday weekend!!

Linda L in Tennessee

Thanks for the informative post! Going to hop over to see what goodies I might find at Frost It Pink and then dust off my sewing machine. Thanks for a chance to win a freebie.


I love what you shared with us. Thank you. Thnk you fo the Vince o win ome goodie.

Jinny Newlin

Absolutely gorgeous and completely inspired! Thank you for sharing!

Nancy Guse

Melissa, love your post and your card is beautiful!! You make it look so easy!! We are all so lucky to have someone like you who is willing to share so much, THANK YOU!!

Heidi Gonzales

Melissa- Your cards and tags, always inspire me! The colors, the textures, the designs, etc. are all so yummy and everything seems placed just right! Such great eye candy, I could look all day. Thank you for sharing your talents with us. I look forward to looking in on your blog weekly. Thanks too for the opportunity to win a fab prize-yum!


Lovely - I really enjoyed this post as it was truly a treat for my eyes. :-) Thank you so much for sharing; you are always inspiring. Have a great Memorial Day weekend!

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