Mel's Card Corner | Thoughtful Thank You

Thoughtful Thank You

As you may remember from my post last week, I’m currently recovering from a pulmonary embolism. A couple of days after I was released from the hospital, my boss and his wife sent me some beautiful flowers to cheer me...
Mel's Card Corner | You are Awesome

You are Awesome

So, has anyone picked up on the trend of my blog posts this week? Those who are observant may have noticed all, well most, of my cards have been monochromatic. I say most because it started last Friday with my...
Mel's Card Corner | Monochromatic Vertical Greetings

Monochromatic Vertical Greetings

For today’s card, I’m featuring the new Vertical Greetings stamp set from Stampin’ Up!® This set caught my eye immediately when I got the new catalog because I’ve seen a vertical sentiment set quite like this before and I love it! I enjoyed...
Mel's Card Corner | Monochromatic Challenge

Monochromatic

For today’s card, I’m stepping outside my comfort zone to create a monochromatic card. The inspiration to create this type of card came from a challenge blog. I initially just planned to skip this week’s challenge, but ended up deciding...
Mel's Card Corner | Baby's First Birthday

A Very Special Birthday

The daughter of a friend of mine will be celebrating her first birthday this week. Naturally, that calls for a card! Since she seems to love animals already, I decided a critter card would be perfect. I started the card...
Mel's Card Corner | Sympathy Card

Heartfelt Sympathy

Earlier this month two very dear friends of mine lost someone very special to them. For one, it was the loss of her mother. For the other, it was the loss of her grandmother. These women are like family to...
Mel's Card Corner | Daisy Birthday

Floral Birthday Card

I’m still struggling with my back following the card accident I was in last week. It’s definitely taken a toll on my ability to papercraft. 🙁 I was able to create this birthday card over the weekend by stamping out...
Mel's Card Corner | Watercolor Flowers

Watercolor Flowers

For today’s card, I’m going to give a sneak peek of products in the upcoming new annual Stampin’ Up!® catalog. For this card, I used the new Swirly Bird bundle of stamps and Thinlits along with some of the new 2016-2018...
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 | Frangipani Birthday

Frangipani Birthday

I started the new Elements of Nature coloring class yesterday that is now being offered over at Kit and Clowder. If you aren’t familiar with Alyce’s site or classes, you’re really missing out. She’s an amazing artist and teacher! In...