Mel's Card Corner | Dude, Where's My Card (Lesson 3)

Dude, Where’s My Card? (Lesson 3)

Our month-long class called Dude, Where’s My Card? continues over at StampNation. It’s being taught by Daniel West and has been great so far! So far we’ve covered how to select colors, images, and fonts. Here’s my card for our...
Mel's Card Corner | Channeling My Inner Tim Holtz

Channeling My Inner Tim Holtz

For any of you who have followed my blog or Instagram account for any amount of time, you know grunge cards aren’t something you see me create very often. Today is one of those rare exceptions. I’ve had this card...
Mel's Card Corner | Coolest Yule Revisited

Coolest Yule – Part Two

I’m back again today with the second card I made using the Coolest Yule stamp set and dies from Cathy Zielske of CZ Design. I used the deer image on yesterday’s card, so today I’m using the tree image. I...
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 | Happy Little Snow Family

Happy Little Snow Family

I have several friends who are single moms either through divorce or they adopted a child as a single parent. I thought it would be fun to use the part of the little snow family from the Warmer with You...
Mel's Card Corner | Painted Harvest Watercolor

Painted Harvest Watercolor

Sorry it’s been a couple of weeks since I’ve posted. I’ve been dealing with some things in my personal life and it’s had a major impact on my card making mojo. I have still done a few creative things though....
Mel's Card Corner | Triangle Turnabout

Triangle Turnabout

I’m back today with a card created using another one of the amazing turnabout stamp sets from Concord & 9th. This stamp, the Triangle Turnabout, was the original turnabout stamp they released. Since these turnabout stamps rely on fairly close...