Mel's Card Corner | Dude, Where's My Card?

Dude, Where’s My Card?

There’s a really fun class taking place right now over at StampNation called Dude, Where’s My Card. It’s being taught by Daniel West who is the creative force behind the Del & Artie blog. It’s been so interesting getting tutorials...
Mel's Card Corner | Spotty Fun Featuring Altenew Inks & Stencil

Spotty Fun Featuring Altenew Products

For today’s card, I’m featuring several products from Altenew. They’re definitely one of my favorite stamp companies. One of the things I love most about them is their innovative layering stamps and stencils. While I’m not using any of their...
Mel's Card Corner | Awesome Rainbow Eclipse

Awesome Rainbow Eclipse

I love the look of eclipse cards, but don’t really make them very often. I’m not sure why because I always love the end result when I do. Today’s card is no exception. I absolutely love how this card came...
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 | Well Written Thanks

Well Written Thanks

Today’s card was inspired by a beautiful card created by Norine Borys. It was so striking, I immediately knew I needed to CASE (copy and selectively edit) her card. She had done a quite a bit of stamping to create...
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...