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 | CAS Pink & Teal Wreath

CAS Pink & Teal Wreath Card

We’re halfway through game #144 over at AAA Cards Clean and Simple Challenges. If you haven’t played along yet, we’d love to have you join us. The current theme is maxi white space with the optional twist of Christmas in...
Mel's Card Corner | 3D Floral Focus - Day 3

3D Floral Focus – Day 3

I’m back with another homework card for the 3D Floral Focus class. This class is taking place this week over at Altenew Academy. It’s being taught by Therese Calvird of Lost In Paper. The day 3 lesson was all about...
Mel's Card Corner | Dude, Where's My Card?

Dude, Where’s My Card?

There’s a really fun class taking place right now over at StampNation called Dude, Where’s My Card. It’s being taught by Daniel West who is the creative force behind the Del & Artie blog. It’s been so interesting getting tutorials...
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 | Elegant Snowflake Card

Elegant Snowflake

I’m still plugging away creating quick & easy holiday cards that carry a bit of wow factor. For today’s card, I pulled in the Winter Wonder embossing folder from Stampin’ Up!® The snowflake is large enough that it definitely works...
Mel's Card Corner | Halloween at Winterhaven

Halloween at Winterhaven

I absolutely love the Winterhaven dies which were included in the recent Winterhaven Stamp of Approval release from Catherine Pooler. While the collection is primarily geared toward Christmas/winter-themed cards, the products are versatile enough to use all year long …...
Mel's Card Corner | Fall is Here

Fall is Here

Ok, so Fall still isn’t technically here in southern California given it’s supposed to be 105 tomorrow (yikes!), but I’m taking another brief break from holiday cards to bring you another fall-themed card. Unfortunately, the stamp and die set I...
Mel's Card Corner | Happy Independence Day

Happy Independence Day!

Today is Independence Day for those of us here in the United States. I just wanted to take a minute to wish everyone here a very happy 4th! If you plan to use any personal fireworks tonight, please be safe...
Mel's Card Corner | Daffodil Birthday

Daffodil Birthday

I purchased the Daffodil Dreams stamp set from Sunny Studio Stamps when it was released back in January. I absolutely love daffodils because my grandmother always grew them (along with irises) and they make me think of her. I have no...