Mel's Card Corner | Springtime Birthday Card

Springtime Birthday

Now that we’re officially a full week in Spring, I thought it would be fun to use spring colors to create a birthday card. Here’s what I created. As always, you can click any of the images for a larger...
Mel's Card Corner | Welcome Baby GIrl

Welcome Baby Girl

One of my coworkers and his wife recently welcomed a new addition to their family. They had their first child  which was a beautiful little baby girl. Such an occasion clearly calls for a card, right?! I started by creating...
Mel's Card Corner | Tranquil Note

Tranquil Note

My card today was inspired by two different card challenges taking place right now. I’ll post a bit more about those after I share my card. This card features the gorgeous Nature’s Poem Designer Series Paper (DSP) which debuted recently...
Mel's Card Corner | This Little Piggy

This Little Piggy

Sorry it’s been a while since I’ve posted. I transferred into a new position at work on June 1 and life has been pretty chaotic since then as I’ve been getting acclimated. I’ve been going through lots of training and...
Mel's Card Corner | Using Sketches (Part 1 of 2)

Sketch Inspiration {Video}

I was battling some pretty miserable allergies on Sunday. Between the actual allergies and the medication I was taking for them, my creativity mojo was definitely waning. When I’m in a slump or not feeling that great, sketches are a...
Mel's Card Corner | So Very Much

So Very Much

If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen a stack of 50 thank you cards I created on Sunday. I really loved how the simple design turned out for those cards, so I decided to revisit it today...
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...
Mel's Card Corner | World Card Making Day 2016

Happy World Card Making Day!

In case you weren’t already aware, tomorrow (Oct. 1) is World Card Making Day. I don’t know the history of this “holiday,” but as a card maker, I’m glad it exists! Today also marks the kick of the World 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 | Blooming Birthday

Blooming Birthday

I didn’t have a chance to create a homework card for day three of the Clear & Sheer class at Online Card Classes last night because I ended up working quite late. Instead. I’m going to share a card today...