Mel's Card Corner | Trapped Ink Emboss Resist

Trapped Ink Emboss Resist

I have another card to share that I created for the May event going on over at StampNation. Our last challenge for the event featured a gorgeous tropical mood board as inspiration. I was particularly inspired by one of the...
Mel's Card Corner | Tropical Card with a Masculine Twist

Tropical Card with a Masculine Twist

There’s a fun Spring Break event taking place this month over at StampNation. There are lessons taught by guest designers from some awesome companies who are also sponsoring the event — The Ink Road, Trinity Stamps, Kindred Stamps, and The...
Mel's Card Corner | Quick & Easy Birthday Card

Quick & Easy Birthday Card

I often hear people say they don’t have time to made handmade cards which is why they end up just buying them. Over the next few days, I’m doing to share some quick & easy cards I promise you can...
StampNation Pick-a-Pattern Challenge

Pick-a-Pattern Challenge

We’re kicking off a new challenge today over at StampNation. It’s all about using patterned papers. Can you tell which card in the sneak peek is mine? Members can find the new challenge clicking here. If you aren’t already a...
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 | Cyanotype Inspired

Inspired by Cyanotype

A few days ago, Lydia from Understand Blue posted a series of cards she created that were inspired a cyanotype exhibit she had seen recently. I was absolutely blown away by how beautiful they were. I was inspired to give...
Mel's Card Corner | Rainbow Thanks

Rainbow Thanks

Today’s card went together pretty quickly, but still provides a nice visual “punch” with all the bright colors! Who wouldn’t love a cheery rainbow themed thank you card, right?! I used Stampin’ Up!® coordinating ink and cardstock for all of my rainbow...