Mel's Card Corner | To Every Season Halloween

To Every Season – Halloween

I’m back today with another card created using the new To Every Season stamp set available in the Stampin’ Up!® Holiday Catalog. This stamp set might easily be overlooked when perusing the catalog, but it’s definitely worth taking a second...
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 | 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 | Caffeinated Fox Fun

Caffeinated Fox

In a recent blog post/video, Therese of Lost in Paper shared a really fun stamp set called Caffeinated Fox from The Rabbit Hole Designs. As soon as I saw it, I immediately went online and bought it because 1) it’s...
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...