Mel's Card Corner | Easy Congratulations Card

Easy Congratulations Card

I’m sure some of you may have thought I’ve completely abandoned card making, but I haven’t. I promise! LOL Just to prove it, I thought I would share a card I made today. This card was really quick and easy...
Mel's Card Corner | Welcome Baby GIrl

Welcome Baby Girl

One of my coworkers and his wife recently welcomed a new addition to their family. They had their first child  which was a beautiful little baby girl. Such an occasion clearly calls for a card, right?! I started by creating...
Mel's Card Corner | DIY Plaid Backgrounds

DIY Plaid Backgrounds

Since I used some plaid patterned paper on my last card, I thought it would be fun today to show another card with a plaid background. In this case, however, I created the plaid myself using a diagonal stripe background...
Mel's Card Corner | Amazing Congratulations

Amazing Congratulations

I’m a big fan of brush lettering which is also known as modern calligraphy. I’ve been working on my lettering skills for the past several months using workbooks from Becca at The Happy Ever Crafter. Even though I’m getting better,...
Mel's Card Corner | CAS04 Challenge

CAS04 Challenge

We’re kicking off our fourth Encouragement Challenge today over on the Calling All Sistahs blog. As always, this month’s challenge is presented by CAS-ual Fridays Stamps (CFS). The winner of this challenge will receive a $25 gift certificate to the CFS...
Mel's Card Corner | New StampNation Video Tutorial

New StampNation Video Tutorial

I have a new video tutorial up over at StampNation. I’m showing how I created this card using the new Lattice Frame Die from the Naturally Inspired Stamp of Approval collection as a stencil. It’s very similar to a card...
Mel's Card Corner | Paper & Ink Sketches #16

Paper & Ink Sketches #16

I’m playing along with the Paper & Ink Sketches again. This isn’t really a challenge, per se, but just a fun source of inspiration. It started last July and will run through the end of June. New sketches are posted twice...