Mel's Card Corner | Snowman Scene Card

Snowman Scene Card

Sandy Allnock posted an amazing video tutorial on her YouTube channel yesterday. She showed how to create a frame of trees around a stamped image using only Copic markers. If you enjoy all types of coloring (alcohol markers, watercolor, colored...
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 | Gold Plaid

Gold Plaid Holiday

We’re down to our final day of the blog hops for the new Paradise Found release from Catherine Pooler Designs. For today’s card, I’m focusing on the new Plaid Background stamp. This stamp is absolutely fabulous! While it’s great for...
Mel's Card Corner | Paradise Found Blog Hop

Paradise Found Blog Hop

Happy Release Day!! The new Paradise Found release is now LIVE in Catherine Pooler’s online store. This release consists of eight GORGEOUS inks from her new Spa Collection, two new stamp sets (with available coordinating dies), a background stamp, and...
Mel's Card Corner | Halloween at Winterhaven

Halloween at Winterhaven

I absolutely love the Winterhaven dies which were included in the recent Winterhaven Stamp of Approval release from Catherine Pooler. While the collection is primarily geared toward Christmas/winter-themed cards, the products are versatile enough to use all year long …...
Mel's Card Corner | Let's Venti

Let’s Venti

I had so much fun creating the coffee-themed card I posted yesterday, I decided to make another one. For today’s card, I’m using the Oh Frappe stamp set from Ellen Hutson. I started by creating the background panel. I stamped...
Mel's Card Corner | Fall is Here

Fall is Here

Ok, so Fall still isn’t technically here in southern California given it’s supposed to be 105 tomorrow (yikes!), but I’m taking another brief break from holiday cards to bring you another fall-themed card. Unfortunately, the stamp and die set I...
Mel's Card Corner | Festive Holiday Wishes

Festive Holiday Wishes

After taking a break from holiday cards for a few days, I’m back with another one. I just couldn’t resist making a card using the new WOW! Red Glitz embossing powder I ordered from Catherine Pooler’s online store. It was...
Mel's Card Corner | Calling All Sistahs - October 2017

Calling All Sistahs – October 2017

It’s October, so that means it’s breast cancer awareness month. Even though there are breast cancer reminders everywhere this month, this cause is something we take very seriously month in and month out as part of the CAS-ual Fridays Stamps...
Mel's Card Corner | Winterhaven SOA Launch Day

Winterhaven SOA Release Day!

The time is finally here! It’s launch day for the new Stamp of Approval Winterhaven collection. If you’re on the wait list, you should have received your ordering link already. These collections always sell out super fast, so I would...