Mel's Card Corner | STAMPtember Card Challenge

STAMPtember Card Challenge

I happened to notice the current Wednesday challenge over on the Simon Says Stamp blog is Stamp It using a rubber or photopolymer stamp set (no digi stamps) featuring STAMPtember products. If you aren’t familiar with STAMPtember, it’s a special...
Mel's Card Corner | Autumn Thanks

Autumn Thanks

Even though we’ve still been having temperatures in the 90s here in southern California, my mind always turns to Autumn when it’s September. Today I used Stampin’ Up!® products to create this fun Autumn-themed thank you card. I started by...
Mel's Card Corner | Clean and Simple Thanks

Clean and Simple Thanks

I love creating clean and simple (CAS) cards. While they can often look like very simple cards, most card makers will confirm creating clean and simple cards isn’t nearly as easy as one might think. It can be a real...
Mel's Card Corner | In the Mood for Color

In the Mood for Color

Today’s card is a homework assignment for the In the Mood for Color class offered at Altenew Academy. The class is one of the requirements for Level 2 of the Altenew Educator Certification Program and is taught by Stephanie Klauck....
Mel's Card Corner | CAS Using Small Images

CAS Using Small Images

For today’s card, I thought I would play along with the latest Less Is More challenge. The challenge is to create a clean and simple (CAS) card using only small images (less than 2 inches in diameter). I thought about...
Mel's Card Corner | More Christmas in July

More Christmas in July

I’m still working on some Christmas in July card designs. For today’s card, I kept things very simple. Since I colored the focal image during the recently ended 30 Day Coloring Challenge, this card came together very quickly. As I...
Mel's Card Corner | Christmas in July

Christmas in July

In case you haven’t heard, Scrapbook.com will be kicking off their very first Christmas in July promotion beginning tomorrow (23 July 2019). There will be specials throughout the week along with some fun freebies, too. Definitely be sure to check...
Mel's Card Corner | You're the Bee's Knees

You’re the Bee’s Knees

For today’s card, I’m once again using some images I colored during the recently ended 30 Day Coloring Challenge. The images are from the Bee Yourself stamp set which was included in the July 2019 Card Kit of the Month...