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February 26, 2016



gorgeous cards!! i've never used paperttrey ink inks for watercoloring..i,will today! thank you!


Wow this is just gorgeous, love this idea, and thanks for all the tips to achieve it!


I love all your cards...must try this technique! You made it look so easy.

 Cynthia Xavier

Absolutely beautiful. Thank you for the tips.

Janet Wilson

Hello Melissa,

Thank you for a wonderful tutorial - LOVE this technique and hope to give it go! Your cards are spectacular :-)




Beautiful cards Melissa! And your photos and explanations of how you did this are fantastic!!! This is the best tutorial I've seen on this process!! Thank you so much!!!

Sharon H.

Lovely lovely cards! Great to have such great explanation of your process. Thanks!

Kathy Mc

Beautifully done, Melissa! You make it look so easy. Will be eager to try for myself. TFS!


Beautiful card. Thanks for sharing.


Love love love the technique and the cards, especially the butterfly.

María Alba Negrón

Hi Melissa,

Big Humongous Hug to my favorite Designer and Artist!
Holy Alcapurria-yummy Puerto Rican fritter-these are simply SCRUMPTILICIOUS!!!!! I could watch you deliver magic from nothing and can do it for hours on end!
Although I appreciate the tutorial and plan to spend the week end practicing, I would ALSO appreciate a video, both put together would be priceless and I don't have to use my Mastercard!
Could you tell me about the splatters? What is the BEST way, I have tried the toothbrush and the brushes and although most of them come out all right -never as yours-somehow the blotches appear alongside the splatters and to me that is a no-no
....HELP!!! Love you to make my heart smile!

María Alba

Diana K

I will definitely be trying this, Melissa. Your cards are gorgeous and so inspiring.


The cards you created are stunning. The colors you chose are my favorites. What a beautiful card to create for someone special for springtime. Thank you for inspiring us and giving us this tutorial.

Troy Louise

Very pretty! Thanks for showing us how you used the stencil. Happy Weekend to you!

Maria Helena

Beautiful cards!!! Thank you so much for the tutorial!

Cindy Gratton

You are so very talented! I love each and every card, and the process is easier than it looks to be! Thank you for sharing this technique along with your wonderful instructions and fantastic ideas! Keep us all inspired!

Patty O'Malley

Very beautiful cards, Melis! Love the text stamp on the images.


Very pretty and a nice simple way to get the watercolour effect.


Awesome tutorial, Melissa, I will definitely be trying this technique! Your cards are gorgeous!


Melis, you're rockin water coloring. They're all gorgegous, butterfly is my fav. You're so making me want to go play with my water colors, though in the end my card won't look as good as yours, lol.

F Bond

You are AMAZING!!! I always love your work- this one is no exception. All the cards are simply gorgeous!

Vicki Finger

These are positively stunning, Melissa! You inspire me to use my stencils and my dies to make stencils. So lovely.....

Cynthia Johnson

Wow! I love all these cards! The soft colors scream, I mean whisper, Spring! Love the layering of text, just so interesting!

J. Ferreira

Each of these gorgeous cards are amazing, your such a talent!

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