Mel's Card Corner | Let It Snow Memories & More

The “More” Side of Memories & More

As you may have heard, Stampin’ Up!® and Becky Higgins decided to end their three year Project Life® partnership effective May 31, 2017. When the new 2017-2018 catalog on June 1, Stampin’ Up began offering a new line called Memories...
Mel's Card Corner | Thoughtful Daisy

Thoughtful Daisy

As much as I love building scenes on cards or doing elaborate coloring/techniques, sometimes I just want to make a quick and easy card. Today’s card falls into that category. Even though it was very quick and easy to make,...
Mel's Card Corner | Using Sketches (Part 1 of 2)

Sketch Inspiration {Video}

I was battling some pretty miserable allergies on Sunday. Between the actual allergies and the medication I was taking for them, my creativity mojo was definitely waning. When I’m in a slump or not feeling that great, sketches are a...
Mel's Card Corner | Old Meets New

Old Meets New

For today’s card, I thought I would combine a few retiring Stampin’ Up!® products with some of the new products coming in the 2017-2018 catalog launching on June 1. As a reminder, items on the retired list are on a “while...
Mel's Card Corner | Easter Wreath

Easter Wreath

With all my preparations to head to OnStage tomorrow, I don’t have time to go into a lot of detail about my card today. That being said, I think most of it is fairly self-explanatory to anyone who has been...
Mel's Card Corner | Big on Birthdays

Big on Birthdays

One of my favorite products from the Spring/Occasions catalog from Stampin’ Up!® is the Big on Birthdays stamp set. I love the font on the sentiments and the doodled floral images. This set just makes me smile when I use it....
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 | New LawnFawnatics Challenge Blog

New LawnFawnatics Challenge Blog

Have you heard the news? Lawn Fawn has launched their own new challenge called Lawnfawnatics. There will be a new challenge posted twice per month and one winner from all entries will be randomly selected to receive a $25 gift...
Mel's Card Corner | Spring Coffee Lovers Blog Hop

Spring Coffee Lovers Blog Hop

It’s time for another round of the quarterly Coffee Lovers Blog Hop hosted by the lovely team over at the Coffee Loving Cardmakers blog. Anyone who knows me likely knows my love of the dark roast nectar of the gods....