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May 25, 2012


June K.

LOVE IT! Totally amazing. Love the stamping on brown paper bags.

Patty O'Malley

This is fabulous, Melis! I love the bow cluster. The burlap leaves and the twine are wonderful added touches.

Maureen Chandler

This is an amazing project - I just love the colors, the paper bags, the whole thing! It's wonderful -- thank you so much for sharing the steps!!!


Absolutely stunning Melissa. I love the 4th also. Just so many fun details to look at here. Hugs.

Martha S.

This is just beautiful! I can't wait to try it in different color combos. I've been wrapping birthday gifts in kraft paper that my kids have colored on...this would be a great way to REALLY dress that up!

Denise E

Such a great idea! I was just thinking about a gift bag project for my sons' scout leaders and this will be perfect for summer camping, can be masculine, but still really cute! Thanks so much for the awesome project. Fun, fun. Can't wait to get crafty! =o)


Melissa! This is amazing good!

Beverly BL

This is just so CUTE! Great job. Thanks.


Absolutely *AMAZING*!! So many details. Your talent never ceases to amaze me!! Thanks so much for sharing how you put the project together.

Cindy H.

Wow, what an amazing looking gift bag!! Love it!

Marlene (cards4u)

Loved what you did with the Loopsy - Daisy Die - cutting it from a bag and stamping it : ) Fun project!!

Diana K

Another one for the paper museum! Pure Americana. Gorgeous.


Love it!!


So cool! Love this :-)

Debbie Marcinkiewicz

WOW - this is beautiful, Melissa! Love it :)

Rebecca Deeprose

FANTASTIC project! Love the mix and the look of fireworks!


Love the vintage patriotic feel. What a fun project!


NOW this is something to wake up to!! Not even 6:30am and I already am ready to CREATE (and ignore all other things on my list!!) This is just FABULOUS Melissa!!! Thank You for the GREAT idea!!! Hope you have a WONDERFUL weekend!!!! (I am off to shop at PTI.. and HOPE that die is in stock! ;) )


Americana what could be better. Wonderful inspiration.

Nancy Guse

This is amazing Melissa!! I love seeing your creations!!!

Pattie Jones

fabulous,couldn't be better. love it, love it.

Lisa M

Unbelievably wonderful. I literally gasped when your blog opened up. SOOOOOOOO amazing. LOVE it!!

Patricia League

Another great card-you are truly an artist with the mojo!!!!Love it!

Dawn Cosgrove

Melissa...this is absolutely amazing!! You made me want to make this..and I'm Canadian!! Haha..stunning, just stunning

Debbie S

Wow Melissa, I just wanted to say that I think your bow is a work of art... gorgeous! Have a wonderful Memorial Day weekend.

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