Mel's Card Corner | Spring Wreath Turnabout

Spring Wreath Turnabout

For today’s card, I decided to pair the Wreath Turnabout stamp set from Concord and 9th with some soft pretty Spring ink colors from the Spa Collection of ink from Catherine Pooler Designs. When making Spring cards, I often reach...
Mel's Card Corner | Amazing Life Ombre

Amazing Life Ombre

For today’s card, I thought I would pull out the Amazing Life stamp set again from Stampin’ Up!® I absolutely love this stamp set and I’m going to be so sorry to see it go when it retires on June...
Mel's Card Corner | Winter Woods Embossing

Winter Woods Embossing

I know it may seem a bit odd to see a holiday/winter card in April, but this is the time of year I like to start creating my cards for the holiday season. I sent out around 150 cards last...
Mel's Card Corner | Quick & Easy Birthday Card

Quick & Easy Birthday Card

Each month, Stampin’ Up!® issues a Simple Stamping challenge to their Demonstrators. The purpose of this challenge is to create cards simply using stamp, ink, and paper. Today’s card is for the April Simple Stamping challenge. For the Simple Stamping...
Mel's Card Corner | Beautiful Day Vellum Butterfly

Beautiful Day Vellum Butterfly

For today’s card, I decided to CASE (copy and selectively edit) a card I created last April. When I CASE a card, I generally use three things from the inspiration card on my design. In this case, I used sponging,...
Mel's Card Corner | Hello Baby

Hello, Baby …

Baby Bear is one of my absolute favorite stamp sets from Stampin’ Up!® I love the photo-realistic look one can achieve on the bear using the Two-Step Stampin’ technique. Since I haven’t used this stamp set in a while, I...
Mel's Card Corner | Concord & 9th Winter Wear

Concord & 9th Winter Wear

For today’s card, I’m featuring a fun new layering set from Concord & 9th called Winter Wear. I love how you can mix and match all the elements to create a variety of looks for these girls. For my card...
Mel's Card Corner | Clean & Simple Holiday Class - Day 2

Clean & Holiday Holiday – Part 5

I’m here today with my fifth and final installment of my homework cards for the Clean & Simple Holiday class I took over at Online Card Classes. Today I’m jumping back to the day two lesson on creating clean and...