Mel's Card Corner | Naturally Inspired Blog Hop

Naturally Inspired SOA Blog Hop

In case you haven’t heard already, Catherine Pooler is releasing a new Stamp of Approval collection this week. The new collection is called the Naturally Inspired collection and today is the kick off of the big three day Design Team...
Mel's Card Corner | Snowman Shaker

Snowman Shaker

From the first time I saw the little snowman in the Jar of Cheer stamp set in the Stampin’ Up!® holiday catalog, I knew I had to have him. He’s just so stinkin’ cute with his little Santa hat and...
Mel's Card Corner | Candy Cane Lane Shaker Card

Candy Cane Lane Shaker Card

I’m using supplies from the new Stamp of Approval Candy Cane Lane collection for my card today. As soon as I saw the candy cane dies included in the collection, I knew I wanted to make a shaker card. I...
Mel's Card Corner | Graduation Card

Graduation Shaker

On Friday, one of the men who works for me reached a major milestone in his life. After taking 1-2 classes per semester for several years, all while taking care of his daughter as well as helping support his mother...
Mel's Card Corner | May 2016 Paper Pumpkin Alternative

Paper Pumpkin Shaker Card

Hi everyone! I apologize for being so absent from my blog the past couple of weeks. I’ve still been dealing with some on-going back issues following the car accident I was in earlier this month. Sadly, it has greatly impacted...
Mel's Card Corner | Vellum Shaker

Clear & Sheer – Day 1

Yesterday was the start of a new class over at Online Card Classes. The title of the class is Clear & Sheer and the topic is all about vellum. I’ll admit while I love the look of vellum, I’m often...
Mel's Card Corner | Easter Shaker Card

Easter Shaker Card

I took about an hour last night and created the cards from the February Paper Pumpkin kit from Stampin’ Up®! They were very quick and easy to assemble and I love how they turned out. The kit comes with a...
Mel's Card Corner | Holiday Shaker Tags

Holiday Shaker Tags

Dawn of WPlus9 posted a very cool idea on her blog yesterday. She used the Fuse tool from We R Memory Keepers to create some holiday shaker tags. I was totally inspired by her idea and decided to give it...
Mel's Card Corner | Ornament Shaker

No Stamping Required Shaker Card

I was having a conversation recently with a card making friend who confessed to me while she absolutely loves making cards, she loathes stamping and generally tries to avoid it. I was shocked! I thought all card makers loved stamping, but...