Mel's Card Corner | Hello Baby

Hello, Baby …

Baby Bear is one of my absolute favorite stamp sets from Stampin’ Up!® I love the photo-realistic look one can achieve on the bear using the Two-Step Stampin’ technique. Since I haven’t used this stamp set in a while, I...
Mel's Card Corner | Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving!

I just wanted to take a moment to wish all of my U.S. readers a very happy Thanksgiving holiday today! For those traveling to be with friends and/or family, safe travels!! I’ll be staying home today, but just wanted to...
Mel's Card Corner | Big on Birthdays

Big on Birthdays

One of my favorite products from the Spring/Occasions catalog from Stampin’ Up!® is the Big on Birthdays stamp set. I love the font on the sentiments and the doodled floral images. This set just makes me smile when I use it....
Mel's Card Corner | Emboss Resist Festive Birthday

Emboss Resist – Festive Birthday

As I mentioned in my post yesterday, I saw a new (to me) way to use the emboss resist technique on Monday. Sara Douglass, the CEO of Stampin’ Up!® demonstrated using an emboss resist technique over designer series paper (DSP) during...
Mel's Card Corner | Friend Like You

Friend Like You

I’m very fortunate to have many wonderful friends in my life, including many I’ve met through our shared love of papercrafting. Today’s card to dedicated to all my wonderful friends, near and far. For this card, I knew I wanted...
Mel's Card Corner | One Layer Simplicity

One Layer Simplicity

I was saddened to see a couple of days ago one of my favorite challenge blogs, One Layer Simplicity, has decided to close. I’ve enjoyed participating a few times, but really loved looking at the designs posted by others as...
Mel's Card Corner | Making Spirits Bright

Making Spirits Bright

I hope everyone in the U.S. had a wonderful Thanksgiving yesterday! I spent part of my day working on more holiday cards. I think the end may be in sight … maybe. LOL Today’s card is one of the cards...
Mel's Card Corner | Spoiled Rotten Christmas

Spoiled Rotten Christmas

I came to the realization this weekend, other than when I’ve taken a class here or there, I haven’t done much coloring in quite a while. After chatting with a friend about Copic markers yesterday, I decided I needed to...
Mel's Card Corner | Thankful for You Notecards

Thankful for You Notecards

I needed a couple of quick thank you cards, so I decided to use some of the Stampin’ Up!® notecards which are precut and scored. I used the same technique on both cards and just varied the accent color on...