Mel's Card Corner | Day at the Beach

Day at the Beach

We went to outer space in yesterday’s post, but today is all about a day at the beach. I live about 15 miles from the Pacific Ocean, so this stamp set immediately caught my eye when it debuted in the...
Mel's Card Corner | Follow Your Dreams

Follow Your Dreams

There’s really nothing prettier or more elegant than the combination of cream and gold. This combination was my inspiration for this one layer card. I started by creating an A2 top-folding card base from Very Vanilla cardstock. I used a couple of...
Mel's Card Corner | Painted Hello

Painted Hello

For today’s card, I decided I wanted to soften things up a bit. I haven’t done any watercoloring in a while, so that’s the route I decided to go with for the focal image on this card. I started by...
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 | All Kinds of Awesome

All Kinds of Awesome

It’s time for another Global Design Project challenge. This week, Kylie‘s husband, Bruno, selected the colors for this challenge — Tangelo Twist, Bermuda Bay, and Early Espresso from Stampin’ Up!® It definitely was a challenge for me to come up with...
Mel's Card Corner | Butterfly Lattice Card

Butterfly Lattice

Even though we don’t get a real “winter” here in southern California like most parts of the country, our temperatures do get cooler which means fewer flowers, leaves, etc. So, just like everyone else, we’re all welcoming the arrival of Spring....
Mel's Card Corner | Grunge Birthday

Grunge Birthday

Today’s card was completely inspired by Dena over at The Creativity Cave. She posted an absolutely gorgeous butterfly card yesterday made with the Timeless Textures stamp set from Stampin’ Up!®. Since I already owned that set and had never used it,...