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 | Hello Sunshine Collaboration Day 1

Hello Sunshine Collaboration – Day 1

I’m thrilled to be starting a three day collaboration series with Scrapbook.com featuring products from Catherine Pooler Designs. Most of the products are from the new Hello Sunshine release from Catherine along with a couple of previously released favorite products....
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...
Mel's Card Corner | 3D Floral Focus - Day 5

3D Floral Focus – Day 5

Today’s card is my homework card for day five of the 3D Floral Focus class at Altenew Academy. I can’t believe this class is almost over already! I only have one more lesson to go after this one. The lesson...
Mel's Card Corner | 3D Floral Focus - Day 4

3D Floral Focus – Day 4

Today’s card is my homework card for day 4 of the 3D Floral Focus class at Altenew Academy. The lesson for day 4 was about using 3D dies in ways other than how they were originally intended. Therese really had...
Mel's Card Corner | 3D Floral Focus - Day 2

3D Floral Focus – Day 2

I’m back with my homework card for day two of the 3D Floral Focus class at Altenew Academy. The class is being taught Therese Calvird and has really been great thus far. I’m new to using 3D layering dies, so I was really excited...