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...
Mel's Card Corner | Christmas Across the Miles

Christmas Across the Miles

Today’s card was inspired by the November Paper Pumpkin kit I received from Stampin’ Up!®. As soon as I saw the laser cut elements, I was reminded of the Sleigh Ride Edgelits I purchased from the holiday catalog last year....
Mel's Card Corner | Neutral Christmas

A Neutral Christmas

Christmas is usually all about reds, greens, and bright colors. For my card today, I decided to go very neutral instead. The first step was creating the background on my card base which I made from Thick Whisper White cardstock...
Mel's Card Corner | Adventure Awaits

Adventure Awaits

Before I get to my card for this post, I just wanted to take a moment for something personal. Three months ago today, I suffered a bilateral pulmonary embolism (blood clots in both lungs) and landed in the ICU in...
Mel's Card Corner | Thoughtful Branches Christmas Card

Thoughtful Branches Christmas Card

For today’s card, I played with some new Stampin’ Up!® goodies I recently purchased. For the main focal image, I used some layering images from Thoughtful Branches. This limited edition bundle (stamp set and thinlits) is only available during the month of...
Mel's Card Corner | May 2016 Paper Pumpkin Alternative

Paper Pumpkin Shaker Card

Hi everyone! I apologize for being so absent from my blog the past couple of weeks. I’ve still been dealing with some on-going back issues following the car accident I was in earlier this month. Sadly, it has greatly impacted...
Mel's Card Corner | Easter Chick

Easter Chick

Easter falls early this year, so I decided to make a couple of cards. My nieces and nephew are all grown, but I have some friends with small children and thought it might be fun to make them an Easter...