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,...
Mel's Card Corner | Clean & Simple Holiday Class - Day 1

Clean & Simple Holiday

A new class called Clean & Simple Holiday launched today over at Online Card Classes. As always, Kristina Werner and Jennifer McGuire will be joined by lots of guest teachers to present the class lessons. If day one is any...
Mel's Card Corner | Fall Inspiration

Fall Inspiration

Even though you wouldn’t know it here in southern California since our high temperature today was 93ºF (~34ºC), fall is in the air for most parts of the United States. I’ve seen so many friends posting beautiful photos online of...
Mel's Card Corner | All the Trimmings Instagram Hop

All the Trimmings Instagram Hop

In case you haven’t heard, there’s a new release coming this week from Catherine Pooler Designs. This is a holiday release jam-packed with goodness including stamps, dies, background stamps, inks, and sequin mixes! The entire creative team is participating in...
Mel's Card Corner | Stand Tall (Tropically Yours SOA)

Stand Tall

I had so much fun playing with the Tropically Yours Stamp of Approval collection that launched last week. Even after I’d met my Creative Team commitment for creating a certain number of cards, I kept on playing and made several...
Mel's Card Corner | Varied Vases - Bloom in Happiness

Varied Vases – Bloom with Happiness

For today’s card, I’m using the Varied Vases stamp set which will be debuting next week when the new 2018-2019 Stampin’ Up!® annual catalog launches. This stamp set was inspired by Stampin’ Up Demonstrator, Mary Fish, as part of her...
Mel's Card Corner | Emboss Resist Oxide Ink Blending

Emboss Resist Oxide Ink Blending

I’ve been having so much fun lately doing ink blending with Distress Oxide inks. They blend so beautifully! I pulled them out again for today’s card. I started by creating a card base from Strathmore Bristol Smooth card stock. I...
Mel's Card Corner | Winter Woodland Scene

Winter Woodland Scene

Even though I’m not an “official” part of today’s blog hop, I wanted to post another card featuring products from the new Paradise Found release from Catherine Pooler Designs. For today’s card, I’m focusing on the new Winter Woodland stamp...