Mel's Card Corner | CAS featuring Hero Arts Magnolia

CAS featuring Hero Arts Magnolia

As you probably know, the 30 Day Coloring Challenge hosted by Kathy Racoosin of The Daily Marker is winding down. I have several images I’ve colored over the past 27 days that haven’t made it on to cards yet. I...
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 | No Stamping Required Christmas Card

No Stamping Required Christmas Card

Today’s card was inspired by one of the CARDtober challenges taking place this month over at 2Peas Refugees. There is a different themed card making challenge each day this month. The day 3 challenge was to use vellum on a...
Mel's Card Corner | Metallic Christmas Lights

Metallic Christmas Lights

For today’s card, I used the Christmas Lights Bold Prints background stamp from Hero Arts. I’ve seen so many beautiful cards made with this background stamp this year, so I was really happy when I was able to finally get...
Mel's Card Corner | Rainbow Maker Class - Day 3

Rainbow Maker – Day 3

I’m back today with my homework card for day three of the Rainbow Maker class at Online Card Classes. The lessons for day three were presented by Cathy Zielske, Nichol Spohr, and May Park. They each presented very different techniques,...
Mel's Card Corner | Butterfly Daisy Mandala

Butterfly Daisy Mandala

Today’s card is actually a shop sample which will be going on display soon at my local stamp store, Stamp Fever in Orange, CA. If you’re in the southern California area, please stop by the store to see my card in...
Mel's Card Corner | Christmas Across the Miles

Christmas Across the Miles

Today’s card was inspired by the November Paper Pumpkin kit I received from Stampin’ Up!®. As soon as I saw the laser cut elements, I was reminded of the Sleigh Ride Edgelits I purchased from the holiday catalog last year....