Mel's Card Corner | Spring Fling Release Blog Hop

Spring Fling Release Blog Hop

Welcome to the Spring Fling Release blog hop! The design team is celebrating the latest release of new inks, stamps, and dies from Catherine Pooler by showcasing projects we’ve created using products from the new release. This release consists of...
Mel's Card Corner | Charity Gifting Blog Hop

Charity Gifting Blog Hop

I’m thrilled to be participating today alongside so many amazing designers in a very special blog hop hosted by Sandy Allnock. You should have arrived here from the blog of the incredibly talented Joanne, but if you didn’t, don’t worry. I’ll have a...
Mel's Card Corner | The Perfect Reason - Coming Soon!

The Perfect Reason – Coming Soon!

As you may know, I recently joined the Design Team for Catherine Pooler. If you follow her on social media, I’m sure you’ve seen her teases about a new Stamp of Approval (SOA) collection coming soon. Well, it’s VERY soon! In...
StampNation New Dream Team Members

Exciting News!

I’m beyond excited to finally spill the beans on some very big news. I’ve been sitting on this for a couple of weeks, but I can finally share it here because it was announced publicly this morning. Yep, that’s right! After being...
Mel's Card Corner | Calling All Sistahs: Protect Your Rack

Calling All Sistahs: Protect Your Rack

As some of you may know, last fall I went through the nerve-wracking ordeal of being checked for breast cancer. I found a lump during my monthly self-exam which, thankfully, turned out to be benign. Needless to say, after going through...
Mel's Card Corner | Flowering Fields

Flowering Fields Birthday Card

One of my favorite stamp sets available this year from Stampin’ Up!® during their annual Sale-A-Bration event is definitely the Flowering Fields set. I grew up in the middle of nowhere countryside in Tennessee, so I’ve always loved wildflowers and...
Mel's Card Corner | Glitter with Embossing Paste

Creative Stenciling – Day 6

Wouldn’t you know, right after I decided to skip the day six homework for the Creative Stenciling class over at StampNation and continue on with the other lessons, I finally came up with an idea for day six. Figures, right? LOL...
Mel's Card Corner | Handmade Stencil

Creative Stenciling Class – Day Four

I’m back again with another card I created as part of the Creative Stenciling class over at StampNation. The lesson for this particular day was all about creating your own stencil. I’ve never really tried doing that before, so this...
Mel's Card Corner | Snowman Card

CASEing Christmas – Day 5 & an LSS Class

I’m back with my card for day five of the CASEing Christmas class over at StampNation. The inspiration card for yesterday’s lesson was created by Catherine. Here’s a little snippet of her card: I immediately noticed she created her own glitter...
Mel's Card Corner | Poinsettia Greetings

CASEing Christmas – Day 3

Yesterday was day three of the CASEing Christmas class over at StampNation and Catherine was back with another lesson for us. I don’t have a snippet preview to show of her card today, but here is the CASE I came up...