Mel's Card Corner | Create Your Own Backgrounds

Create Your Own Background

Today’s card is all about creating your own background. While I do love using patterned paper on cards, it’s also really fun to create some DIY patterned paper or even just create your own background directly on the card base...
Mel's Card Corner | CAS Pink & Teal Wreath

CAS Pink & Teal Wreath Card

We’re halfway through game #144 over at AAA Cards Clean and Simple Challenges. If you haven’t played along yet, we’d love to have you join us. The current theme is maxi white space with the optional twist of Christmas in...
Mel's Card Corner | Hello Sunshine

Hello Sunshine

I recently joined the Design Team (DT) for the AAA Cards Clean and Simple Challenges. Did you know there is also a really fun Facebook group for our challenge blog, too? Each month there is a card lottery, a card...
Mel's Card Corner | CAS featuring Hero Arts Magnolia

CAS featuring Hero Arts Magnolia

As you probably know, the 30 Day Coloring Challenge hosted by Kathy Racoosin of The Daily Marker is winding down. I have several images I’ve colored over the past 27 days that haven’t made it on to cards yet. I...
Mel's Card Corner | AAA Cards - CAS Game #144

AAA Cards #144 – Maxi White Space

I’m thrilled to share some exciting news with you all today. I was selected as one of the two new Design Team (DT) members at the AAA Cards challenge blog. I’ve been participating on and off with their challenges for...
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 | Rainbow Thoughts

Rainbow Thoughts

For today’s card, I was inspired by a couple of different weekend challenges taking place. One is the Weekend Workout challenge in the AAA Cards CAS Challenge Facebook group. The other is the Weekend Color Challenge at StampNation. Both challenges...