Mel's Card Corner | Wonderful Rondi's Window

Wonderful Rondi’s Window

For today’s card, I reaching back to one of my favorite “old school” techniques. It’s called the Joseph’s Coat or trapped ink embossing technique. It’s a really fun way to add a bit of a wow factor to a simple...
Mel's Card Corner | 3D Floral Focus - Day 5

3D Floral Focus – Day 5

Today’s card is my homework card for day five of the 3D Floral Focus class at Altenew Academy. I can’t believe this class is almost over already! I only have one more lesson to go after this one. The lesson...
Mel's Card Corner | 3D Floral Focus - Day 4

3D Floral Focus – Day 4

Today’s card is my homework card for day 4 of the 3D Floral Focus class at Altenew Academy. The lesson for day 4 was about using 3D dies in ways other than how they were originally intended. Therese really had...
Mel's Card Corner | 3D Floral Focus - Day 2

3D Floral Focus – Day 2

I’m back with my homework card for day two of the 3D Floral Focus class at Altenew Academy. The class is being taught Therese Calvird and has really been great thus far. I’m new to using 3D layering dies, so I was really excited...
Mel's Card Corner | Dude, Where's My Card (Lesson 3)

Dude, Where’s My Card? (Lesson 3)

Our month-long class called Dude, Where’s My Card? continues over at StampNation. It’s being taught by Daniel West and has been great so far! So far we’ve covered how to select colors, images, and fonts. Here’s my card for our...
Mel's Card Corner | Ombre Hello

Ombré Hello Featuring Everett Alpha

Today’s card was made using my coloring piece for yesterday’s day 5 of the 30 Day Coloring Challenge. I decided to put in a little practice working on a blended ombré using Copic markers. I started by stamping the hello...
Mel's Card Corner | Acrylic Block Stamping

Acrylic Block Stamping

I’m back with another homework card for a class from Altenew Academy. This time it’s for the Irresistible Inking Techniques class taught by Sara Naumann. For this card, I decided to use the technique taught in the acrylic block stamping...