Mel's Card Corner | Acrylic Block Stamping

Acrylic Block Stamping

I’m back with another homework card for a class from Altenew Academy. This time it’s for the Irresistible Inking Techniques class taught by Sara Naumann. For this card, I decided to use the technique taught in the acrylic block stamping...
Mel's Card Corner | Two Cards featuring Altenew Stencils

Two Cards featuring Altenew Stencils

Today’s cards are from another class I’m wrapping up over at Altenew Academy. This time it’s the Celebration: Stencil Techniques class taught by Laurel Beard. I own far more stencils than I care to admit, so I really enjoyed this...
Mel's Card Corner | Trapped Ink Emboss Resist

Trapped Ink Emboss Resist

I have another card to share that I created for the May event going on over at StampNation. Our last challenge for the event featured a gorgeous tropical mood board as inspiration. I was particularly inspired by one of the...
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 | 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 | 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...
Mel's Card Corner | Beautiful Day Vellum Butterfly

Beautiful Day Vellum Butterfly

For today’s card, I decided to CASE (copy and selectively edit) a card I created last April. When I CASE a card, I generally use three things from the inspiration card on my design. In this case, I used sponging,...