Mel's Card Corner | STAMPtember Card Challenge

STAMPtember Card Challenge

I happened to notice the current Wednesday challenge over on the Simon Says Stamp blog is Stamp It using a rubber or photopolymer stamp set (no digi stamps) featuring STAMPtember products. If you aren’t familiar with STAMPtember, it’s a special...
Mel's Card Corner | AAA Cards 145 - One Image

AAA Cards #145 – One Image

It’s time for another CAS challenge over at AAA Cards. Our new challenge kicking off today is for cards featuring just one image with the optional twist of positivity. We have the amazing Sharon Traynor joining us as a Guest...
Mel's Card Corner | Ombre Hello

Ombré Hello Featuring Everett Alpha

Today’s card was made using my coloring piece for yesterday’s day 5 of the 30 Day Coloring Challenge. I decided to put in a little practice working on a blended ombré using Copic markers. I started by stamping the hello...
Mel's Card Corner | Make Stuff. Be Happy.

Make Stuff. Be Happy.

Since we’re at the start of another 30 Day Coloring Challenge, I thought it seemed appropriate to create a card about coloring. There are several very cool crafting/stamping-related stamps sets on the market right now. For my card today, I...
Mel's Card Corner | Let It Snow

Let It Snow

Today’s card was inspired by the day 16 CARDtober challenge at 2Peas Refugees. The theme for this challenge was to create a card with some type of element that “pops” up from the card. It could be an action wobbler...
Mel's Card Corner | Gina K. Wreath Builder

Gina K. Wreath Builder

I’m so excited because my Wreath Builder stamps and stencils from Gina K. Designs finally arrived. As soon as I saw Gina demonstrator her ingenious template on StampTV, I knew this would be an incredibly useful tool for not only...
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 | Foiled Snowflakes

Foiled Snowflakes

Happy Friday, everyone! I’m back today with an easy Christmas card. Even though it’s easy, it’s absolutely breathtaking and I truly wish the photos did this card justice. I started by creating the background. I used cutting a panel from...