Mel's Card Corner | Stamping with Lots of Lavender

Stamping with Lots of Lavender

One of my favorite stamp sets from this year’s Sale-a-Bration brochure from Stampin’ Up!® is Lots of Lavender. It’s a beautiful floral set that offers lots of coloring options. Over the next couple of days, I thought I would highlight...
Mel's Card Corner | Lovely Wishes Giveaway

Occasions/SAB Catalog Haul & Giveaway

I apologize for disappearing for a few days. I was rushed to the hospital Sunday after suffering a bilateral pulmonary embolism (blood clots in both lungs). Thankfully, I’m back home now and on the mend. I recorded this video of...
Mel's Card Corner | Occasions Catalog

Occasions Catalog Preview Video

I had planned to record a catalog walk-through video to post on my blog and YouTube channel when the new catalog launched. Unfortunately, I’ve spent most of the past month sick (strep throat followed by two rounds of a very...
Mel's Card Corner | Party Panda

It’s Sale-a-Bration Time!

Today marks a really big day in the Stampin’ Up!® world. Not only did our new Occasions catalog launch today, but it’s also the kick off of our biggest event of the year – Sale-a-Bration! Let me get a little...
2018 Stampin' Up Occasions Catalog Cover

Occasions/Sale-a-Bration Pre-Order Haul

Happy Wednesday, everyone! We’re now less than two weeks away from the launch of the new Stampin’ Up!® Occasions catalog and the kick-off of our biggest promotion of the year – Sale-a-Bration! Since it’s just around the corner now, I...
Mel's Card Corner | Emboss Resist Floral Birthday

Emboss Resist – Floral Birthday

I’ve used the emboss resist technique many times in the past, but I saw a new (to me) way to use the emboss resist technique yesterday. Sara Douglass, the CEO of Stampin’ Up!® demonstrated using an emboss resist technique over...
Mel's Card Corner | Paper & Ink Sketches #16

Paper & Ink Sketches #16

I’m playing along with the Paper & Ink Sketches again. This isn’t really a challenge, per se, but just a fun source of inspiration. It started last July and will run through the end of June. New sketches are posted twice...
Mel's Card Corner | Make a Medallion Birthday Card

Make a Medallion (More New SAB Items)

For today’s card, I thought I would showcase the two other new Sale-a-Bration items released by Stampin’ Up!® yesterday. In addition to the Reverse Words stamp set I used for yesterday’s card, the two other new products are the Make...
Sale-A-Bration 2nd Release Flyer

2016 Sale-A-Bration Recap & LAST CALL

It’s hard to believe that tonight is the end of the 2016 edition of the biggest promotion of the year at Stampin’ Up!®. That’s right, Sale-A-Bration (SAB) ends tonight at 11:59pm Mountain Time. This year’s SAB was definitely a memorable one for...