Mel's Card Corner | Caffeinated Fox Fun

Caffeinated Fox

In a recent blog post/video, Therese of Lost in Paper shared a really fun stamp set called Caffeinated Fox from The Rabbit Hole Designs. As soon as I saw it, I immediately went online and bought it because 1) it’s...
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 | Old Meets New

Old Meets New

For today’s card, I thought I would combine a few retiring Stampin’ Up!® products with some of the new products coming in the 2017-2018 catalog launching on June 1. As a reminder, items on the retired list are on a “while...
Mel's Card Corner | Paper & Ink Sketches 18

Paper & Ink Sketches 18

Today is a dual-purpose post. I’ve created a card for the latest sketch from the Paper & Ink Sketches series, but it’s also my final card for my product spotlight featuring Mint Macaron and the Succulent Garden designer series paper...
Mel's Card Corner | Lawn Fawn Day at Stamp Fever

Lawn Fawn Day at Stamp Fever

Yesterday was the annual Lawn Fawn Day event at my local stamp store, Stamp Fever. I’m very fortunate to live in the same area where the Lawn Fawn offices are located. Every year around this time, Kelly Marie and the...
Mel's Card Corner | Calling All Sistahs March Blog Hop

Calling All Sistahs March Blog Hop

Today is March 17, so you know what that means! Yes, I know that means it’s St. Patrick’s Day, but it also means it’s time for another monthly Calling All Sistahs blog hop to remind everyone to perform their monthly...
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 | Time to Celebrate

Super Easy Birthday Card

Some days you just need a really easy card to make. I was in a car accident earlier this week as a passenger in a car that was rear-ended by someone who was texting while driving. (GRRRR! Seriously, DO NOT text while...
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...
Mel's Card Corner | Stretch a Kit

Stretching a Card Kit

While I generally prefer creating my cards from scratch, I do purchase card kits occasionally. They’re a great way to knock out a card in a hurry or for making cards when my creativity mojo is waning. The most recent...