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...
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

Hello Sunshine

I recently joined the Design Team (DT) for the AAA Cards Clean and Simple Challenges. Did you know there is also a really fun Facebook group for our challenge blog, too? Each month there is a card lottery, a card...
Mel's Card Corner | CAS featuring Hero Arts Magnolia

CAS featuring Hero Arts Magnolia

As you probably know, the 30 Day Coloring Challenge hosted by Kathy Racoosin of The Daily Marker is winding down. I have several images I’ve colored over the past 27 days that haven’t made it on to cards yet. I...
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 | 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...