Mel's Card Corner | Awesome Rainbow Eclipse

Awesome Rainbow Eclipse

I love the look of eclipse cards, but don’t really make them very often. I’m not sure why because I always love the end result when I do. Today’s card is no exception. I absolutely love how this card came...
Mel's Card Corner | Stamping on DSP

Stamping on Designer Series Paper

Today’s card was inspired by some cards created by Patty and Cindee, fellow Stampin’ Up!® demonstrators. It’s not even really a CASE (copy and selectively edit) of their cards, but I was definitely inspired by the technique they used. The...
Mel's Card Corner | 'Tis the Season

‘Tis the Season

I can’t believe Christmas is only FOUR days away!! Like I’m sure many of you are as well, I’m super pressed for time right now trying to finalize all my holiday preparations. Here’s a quick last minute Christmas card you...
Mel's Card Corner | Reason to Smile

A Reason to Smile

Sometimes our cards just don’t go as planned. This was originally going to be a shaker card, but I realized after I had all the foam tape in place and had already removed the backings that I forgot to adhere...
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 | Calling All Sistahs Challenge 3

CAS Challenge 03

Welcome to challenge #3 of the Calling All Sistahs challenge! On the 18th of each month, a new challenge will be kick off over on the Calling All Sistahs blog. The mood board and color palette above is the inspiration for...
Mel's Card Corner | Adulting is Hard

Adulting is Hard

As I’m sure most of you who read my blog know, the latest round of the 30 Day Coloring Challenge started on March 1. It’s a wonderful challenge hosted by Kathy of The Daily Marker. I always enjoy participating in her...
Mel's Card Corner | Snowman Shaker

Snowman Shaker

From the first time I saw the little snowman in the Jar of Cheer stamp set in the Stampin’ Up!® holiday catalog, I knew I had to have him. He’s just so stinkin’ cute with his little Santa hat and...