Mel's Card Corner | Vintage Holly

Vintage Holly

I’d been eyeing the Good Tidings stamp set from the Stampin’ Up!® holiday catalog since it was released a few months ago. When I saw it was one of the stamp sets featured during the 20% off stamp sale last...
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 | Day at the Beach

Day at the Beach

We went to outer space in yesterday’s post, but today is all about a day at the beach. I live about 15 miles from the Pacific Ocean, so this stamp set immediately caught my eye when it debuted in the...
Mel's Card Corner | Friend Like You

Friend Like You

I’m very fortunate to have many wonderful friends in my life, including many I’ve met through our shared love of papercrafting. Today’s card to dedicated to all my wonderful friends, near and far. For this card, I knew I wanted...
Mel's Card Corner | Visions of Sugarplum

Visions of Sweet Sugarplum

For my latest card, I used a stamp set I fell in love with the very first time I saw it. It’s the Flurry of Wishes stamp set from Stampin’ Up!® Even though I fell in love it when it...
Mel's Card Corner | Paper & Ink Sketches #9

Paper & Ink Sketches #9

I’m back today with a card I created for Paper & Ink Sketches. The latest sketch also worked really well with the latest CASE the Designer challenge(Brian King this time) over on the Global Design Project challenge blog, so I combined...
Mel's Card Corner | You Make a Difference

You Make a Difference

So often, most of us don’t take the time to really thank the people who make a difference in our lives. There is someone in my life that I met three or four years ago who has been an incredible cheerleader and...
Mel's Card Corner | Blooming Birthday

Blooming Birthday

I didn’t have a chance to create a homework card for day three of the Clear & Sheer class at Online Card Classes last night because I ended up working quite late. Instead. I’m going to share a card today...
Mel's Card Corner | Neutrals Birthday Card

Neutrals Birthday

Most of the birthday cards I make are very bright and vibrant with things like flowers, balloons, etc. They would definitely be considered more “feminine” by most people. When I need a birthday card for a guy, it can certainly...