Mel's Card Corner | AAA 147 - Along the Edge

AAA Cards 147 – Along the Edge

It’s time for another challenge at the AAA Cards challenge blog. Our new challenge kicking off today is Along the Edge with the optional twist of Inspired by a Song. Our guest designer for this challenge is Angie Cimbalo from...
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....
Mel's Card Corner | Celebrate You

Celebrate You

I had the pleasure of taking a really fun class yesterday at Stamp Fever, my local stamp store. It was taught by my good friend, Linda. We made two projects during the class. I’ll share one today and the other...
Mel's Card Corner | Watercolor Flowers

Watercolor Flowers

For today’s card, I’m going to give a sneak peek of products in the upcoming new annual Stampin’ Up!® catalog. For this card, I used the new Swirly Bird bundle of stamps and Thinlits along with some of the new 2016-2018...
Mel's Card Corner | Welcome Baby Girl

Welcome Baby Girl

Brooke, a long-time blogging friend of mine, and her husband are expecting their first child. They recently found out they’re having a baby girl, so I decided to use the new Little Bundle stamp set from Lawn Fawn to create a baby...
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 | Give Thanks

Give Thanks CASE

Now that we’re firmly into November and temps have finally started to cool off in Southern California, I decided to move all of my Halloween-themed stamps out of my primary rotation stamp area on my craft table and put them back into...
Mel's Card Corner | Ornament Shaker

No Stamping Required Shaker Card

I was having a conversation recently with a card making friend who confessed to me while she absolutely loves making cards, she loathes stamping and generally tries to avoid it. I was shocked! I thought all card makers loved stamping, but...