Mel's Card Corner | Reason to Smile

A Reason to Smile

Sometimes our cards just don’t go as planned. This was originally going to be a shaker card, but I realized after I had all the foam tape in place and had already removed the backings that I forgot to adhere...
Mel's Card Corner | Happy Little Snow Family

Happy Little Snow Family

I have several friends who are single moms either through divorce or they adopted a child as a single parent. I thought it would be fun to use the part of the little snow family from the Warmer with You...
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 | Let's Venti

Let’s Venti

I had so much fun creating the coffee-themed card I posted yesterday, I decided to make another one. For today’s card, I’m using the Oh Frappe stamp set from Ellen Hutson. I started by creating the background panel. I stamped...
Mel's Card Corner | Fall is Here

Fall is Here

Ok, so Fall still isn’t technically here in southern California given it’s supposed to be 105 tomorrow (yikes!), but I’m taking another brief break from holiday cards to bring you another fall-themed card. Unfortunately, the stamp and die set I...
Mel's Card Corner | CAS06 Encouragement Challenge

CAS06 – Encouragement Challenge

It’s time for the monthly Calling All Sistahs encouragement card challenge. Each month, we challenge participants to create an encouragement card using either the photo, colors, or both from the mood board as inspiration for your card. One winner will...
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 | Merry Making - Day 3

Merry Making – Day 3

I’m back with my day three homework card for the Merry Making class at Online Card Classes. One again, three great techniques were presented during the day three lesson. For my homework card, I decided to use the technique presented...