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 | 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 | Pumpkin Spice Time

Pumpkin Spice Time

I would love to say fall is in the air, but it just isn’t yet here in southern California. In fact, our wether forecast is calling for a high of 99ºF (37ºC) today. Yuck! Mid-October is just too late for...
Mel's Card Corner | My Kind of Peeps

My Kind of Peeps

I hope everyone had a lovely Easter and/or Passover. I made this quick Easter card over the weekend to give to one of my neighbors. I signed the card as “The Easter Bunny” then snuck over late Saturday night and put...
Mel's Card Corner | Holiday Lights

Holiday Lights

I didn’t actually hang any Christmas lights over the weekend, but at least I created some! LOL I had so much fun playing with the layering light bulb stamps in the Merry Sentiments stamp set from Sunny Studio Stamps. If you...
Mel's Card Corner | World Card Making Day 2016

Happy World Card Making Day!

In case you weren’t already aware, tomorrow (Oct. 1) is World Card Making Day. I don’t know the history of this “holiday,” but as a card maker, I’m glad it exists! Today also marks the kick of the World Card...
Mel's Card Corner | Happy Everything

Happy Everything

Given it’s already mid-August, I’m definitely moving into holiday card mode. For today’s card, I’m using a new beautiful ornament stamp from the new Stampin’ Up!® holiday catalog which will launch in a couple of weeks (September 1, 2016). This...