Mel's Card Corner | Easter Wreath

Easter Wreath

With all my preparations to head to OnStage tomorrow, I don’t have time to go into a lot of detail about my card today. That being said, I think most of it is fairly self-explanatory to anyone who has been...
Mel's Card Corner | Aqua Easter

Happy Easter

I’m back today with another card I created using images I colored as part of the 30 Day Coloring Challenge hosted by Kathy of The Daily Marker. I used some of the images in the stamp set included in the...
Mel's Card Corner | Washi Tape Birthday

Washi Birthday

I know I’m super late to the washi tape party when it comes to cardmaking. I have quite a few rolls of washi which I use in my planner, but I’ve never really utilized them in my cardmaking. I’m really...
Mel's Card Corner | His & Hers

His & Her Birthday Cards

For today’s card, I thought I would try a birthday card with a twist. I wanted to try creating a pair of his & her birthday cards using products from Stampin’ Up!® and the same basic card design. Most of us have...
Mel's Card Corner | Wetlands Challenge

One Card Two Ways

I mentioned in a passing conversation over in the Simply Cardmaking group on Facebook that I’ve never actually used my Wetlands stamp set from Stampin’ Up!® Shortly thereafter, Ingrid challenged me to break it out and make a card with...
Mel's Card Corner | Butterfly Lattice Card

Butterfly Lattice

Even though we don’t get a real “winter” here in southern California like most parts of the country, our temperatures do get cooler which means fewer flowers, leaves, etc. So, just like everyone else, we’re all welcoming the arrival of Spring....
Mel's Card Corner | Just a Tree

Just a Note

A new challenge started today over at StampNation. The theme for this challenge is creating a card using a 1-2-3 formula. In this case, the formula is one sentiment, two layers, and three words. Here’s the card I created: I started...
Mel's Card Corner | Black Heart Valentine

Black Heart Valentine

Being divorced for more than 10 years, Valentine’s Day generally just leaves me feeling kind of meh. I was resisting the whole idea of making a card for Valentine’s Day simply because I knew I didn’t have a significant other to...
Mel's Card Corner | Winter Wishes

Fun with Embossing

I spent some time over the weekend going through all of my embossing folders and taking stock of what I have and what I felt like I was missing. Part of it was because I wanted to test my new...