Wednesday, April 10, 2019


We are so tickled today to be introducing  Vintage Treasures .  You'll find a collection chalked full of classics!!  As always, there is a rectangle, oval, square and circle that will work well with everything in your stash and are perfect for layering.  Next are several embellishment sets.  As you hop through all the links in the blog hop, you'll see all the new dies and how we used them.

Inspiration for Vintage Treasures  
There is a special place in our hearts for those things kept in a hope chest.  Other than a promise of the future, they symbolize things of value and keepsakes that bring back treasured memories.  I delved there to find memories, filigree jewelry and keepsakes of old.  From long-forgotten turn of the century jewelry to the edgings on an old tattered handkerchief, I love bringing the past into the present in a style that is ....well, timeless.  These things -- bejeweled lockets, a sweet tiara and vintage adornments from long ago -- provided the sweet inspiration and restoration of some lovely, lovely Vintage Treasures.  

The physical dies in this collection have an extra measure of flexibility and function.  Most templates have an outer rim, and inlay and an inner rim that you can use for your sentiment.

My First Project For Today:

I'm tickled to introduce S4-991 Brillante Rondelle Etched Dies

Isn't this Die Set gorgeous?!! Love circle dies to begin with but then when you take Becca's timeless and beautiful flourishes and motifs and add them they just become magical. Love the different patterns in this set. SO beautiful!

  My Second Project for Today:

I'm thrilled to introduce S4-989 Cannetille Rectangle Etched Dies 

Another gorgeous Die Set! Love how the corners of the rectangle are mitered and also the beautiful scrolls throughout. As you can see, this Die Set (as most of Becca's Dies) can be used as a stand alone set or paired with many others. (I used the larger Die as the base on the first card above.)

Love the look of using this as the card front and having those see through panels. I just simply glued the card front to the back by adding some glue just along the top portion of the die cut. Super easy. (Just make sure you are using strong glue but one that dries clear.


These Dies are available right now on the Spellbinders website —–>


Just a note: all past prize winners have been contacted and their dies are on the way - we are caught up with prizes.  Just in time for us to give away more dies!!!

Be sure you leave a comment on this post and every Creative Team Members post for a chance to win an Amazing Paper Grace Die from any previous collection.

There are two dies that are being given away.  One name will be randomly picked from comments left on the combination of our seven blogs on the  Introducing The Vintage Treasures post between April 10 and April 15, 2018, at midnight US Central Time.  We encourage all of our international friends to participate!  The randomly selected names will be announced on the Amazing Paper Grace Blog on April 16th.  (All giveaways for this hop are managed by and the responsibility of Amazing Paper Grace).

There will be a total of two dies and a winner can win once among all the blogs.  If your name is selected, simply claim it within 2 weeks of the announcement by sending your address through the form under the Contact Tab on the Amazing Paper Grace Blog.  There won’t be a reply back but if you leave your choice, we’ll get it, I promise.  When sent, you will get an email that your die is on the way. The dies will be mailed out from Amazing Paper Grace.

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Thanks so much for joining us for the Introducing Vintage Treasures Blog Hop.  Is it time to update your dies with new classics?  We hope you'll find some inspiration here that you turn your next project into something you love.

Have fun hoppin' along!! ;)



April said...

Oh what gorgeous cards! Love them!

Christine Kiehl said...

Beautiful and stunning projects you crafted to share! Yup, love the pearls too! Nicely done!

craftymom205 said...

Love your cards.

TLady said...

HOW GORGEOUS!!!! LOVE these dies! O.K., SOMEONE needs to tell Becca to come out with dies that aren't so gorgeous, so we can keep up with our purchases! LOL LOVE the colors you've used on your cards, Melissa! They're PERFECT with these GORGEOUS DIES!

Quinty girl said...

You did an amazing job on the cards. a beautiful collection.

Jean said...

Simply gorgeous! The dies are so intricate!

Peggy said...

So beautiful and such wonderful ideas to show off these dies! Thanks for sharing.

Ann said...

Georgous Melissa, love your color choices!!

SandArt said...

Wow, Melissa,
Your creations really speak Vintage Treasures! Absolutely gorgeous!
Blessings, Sandy

SHartl said...

I never think to layer the different dies in different colored paper but this looks amazing! You can really see the design with the contrast in colors.

Unknown said...

awsome dies I love your use of colors!

Linda Batson said...

Melissa I love the circle dies also. And the delicacy of the die is gorgeous. Your card shows that so well. As in the past simply magnificent.

Crafty Cruiser said...

So, so lovely!
Doreen R

Carol Rossouw said...

These projects are absolutely beautiful! I LOVE them and these dies are so pretty. I love everything lacy and these dies really fit the bill.

shabbypinkhouse said...

Absolutely gorgeous cards! Both so elegant and they look like they took forever to create! These cards could be for beautiful wedding cards! Love them! tfs Hugs, Christine

Denise Bryant said...

Gorgeous cards with these beautiful dies! Love Becca's designs and all the detail to the dies!

Janet Ingraham said...

It's hard to find the words... Fabulously lovely vintage dies and your cards. I feel faint.

Sandra said...

These dies are fantastic and you're projects are so elegant!

Anonymous said...

Both of these projects are absolutely gorgeous. Thanks for sharing.

Leanne said...

Elegant cards!

Becca Feeken said...

Melissa, I'm speechless over these two cards!! You've captured everything I hoped for in Vintage Treasures, right here. I'm so grateful to you for your artistic talent!

Judy Hayes said...

Melissa, I really like your choice of colors for both projects!!! Such nice elegant cards! The pink and tan card with all those pearls is amazing!

Dana M said...

Oh what beautiful and elegant projects! Fabulous layers of elements.

Fay Marie said...

Absolutely gorgeous!!!

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