Mel's Card Corner | Halloween at Winterhaven

Halloween at Winterhaven

I absolutely love the Winterhaven dies which were included in the recent Winterhaven Stamp of Approval release from Catherine Pooler. While the collection is primarily geared toward Christmas/winter-themed cards, the products are versatile enough to use all year long …...
Mel's Card Corner | More Snarktoberfest Fun

More Snarktoberfest Fun

As you may remember, I took part of a really fun blog hop earlier this month to kick of Snarktoberfest which is a month long challenge to create some fun sassy/snarky cards. Since we’re a little over half way through...
Mel's Card Corner | Winterhaven SOA Last Call

Winterhaven SOA Last Call

As you know, the new Winterhaven Stamp of Approval collection launched earlier this week from Catherine Pooler Designs. We’re coming down to the final quantities of this collection, so if you want to purchase it, NOW is the time! As...
Mel's Card Corner | Winterhaven SOA Launch Day

Winterhaven SOA Release Day!

The time is finally here! It’s launch day for the new Stamp of Approval Winterhaven collection. If you’re on the wait list, you should have received your ordering link already. These collections always sell out super fast, so I would...
Mel's Card Corner | Paper & Ink Sketches 18

Paper & Ink Sketches 18

Today is a dual-purpose post. I’ve created a card for the latest sketch from the Paper & Ink Sketches series, but it’s also my final card for my product spotlight featuring Mint Macaron and the Succulent Garden designer series paper...
Mel's Card Corner | Hey Chick

Hey Chick!

For my card today, I used a stamp set that really pushed my comfortable zone. Having grown up on a farm, I’m not really a fan of chickens. I tried to overcome my fear of them during middle school by raising...
Mel's Card Corner | Thanks a Bunch

Thanks a Bunch

For today’s card, I used the sweet little basket and flower images from the Basket Bunch stamp set from Stampin’ Up!® There is a set of coordinating dies for the stamp set, but I didn’t use them for this card....
Mel's Card Corner | Avant Garden Birthday

Avant Garden Birthday

For today’s card, I’m featuring the Avant Garden stamp set available during the big Sale-a-Bration promotion at Stampin’ Up!® I decided to pay a bit homage to the word play on avant-garde and use some kind of out of the box...
Mel's Card Corner | Glitter Christmas

CASEing Myself

I had so much fun recently creating my masked bokeh Christmas tree for the Foundations Box Blog Hop. So, I decided to CASE myself and create another one today. I started by masking off my tree shape on a piece of watercolor...
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...