Card Making Design

Check out my sneak peek of the April Simple Suite Stampers tutorial bundle that features the Gingham Gala product suite! I'll show 3 of the 8 projects!

Gingham Gala Tutorial Bundle Projects

By Melissa Kerman / April 5, 2019 / 0 Comments

Are you ready to see some fun projects from the April Simple Suite Stampers Tutorial Bundle? Each month we create a set of 8 tutorials that feature a specific Stampin’ Up! product suite. This months tutorial bundle includes projects made with the Gingham Gala product suite which is on pages 34 to 35 of the […]

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Welcome to the Color Fusers Blog Hop and April Color Challenge! Todays card features a spring color palette and was inspired by a trio of chocolate bars.

Color Fusers Blog Hop April 2019

By Melissa Kerman / April 1, 2019 / 5 Comments

Welcome to the Color Fusers Blog Hop and a Spring Color Palette! The color challenge this month is the perfect spring color palette to be playing with! These colors are so bright and cheerful, and just feel like spring to me! Where I live everything is starting to bloom, the weather is beautiful and I […]

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For today's project I found artistic inspiration from a fun, unconventional source. My card features the Artistically Asian and Beauty Abounds Stamp Sets.

Artistic Inspiration with Artistically Asian

By Melissa Kerman / March 29, 2019 / 1 Comment

Today’s card features the Artistically Asian and Beauty Abounds Stamp Sets. For this project, I found artistic inspiration from a fun, unconventional source! It was inspired by some product packaging for a line of cosmetics. Here’s a photo the cosmetics with my card: I can honestly say, I would never have thought to put these […]

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Today's project features two step stamping, the rock n' roll technique and the Beach Happy Stamp Set for a fun, summery design anyone would love!

Two Step Stamping with Beach Happy

By Melissa Kerman / March 22, 2019 / 2 Comments

Today’s “Rewind/Redo” project features Beach Happy Stamp Set for a fun, summery design anyone would love! My Redo” project features two step stamping and the rock n’ roll technique. My original card is a Christmas card that I made when I first started as a demonstrator. For my original design, I’ve used a technique called […]

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Today's post is all about finding creative inspiration from images in the world, to use in your card making. This was the swap theme for my team gathering!

Creative Inspiration for Card Making

By Melissa Kerman / March 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

Get ready for a real treat! Today’s post is all about finding creative inspiration from images in the world, to use in your card making. This was the swap theme for my team gathering and it was one of my all time favorite swaps! The best part was getting to know each of my team […]

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Check out this fun fold card made for the Color Fusers blog hop and color challenge for March 2019. The All Adorned Stamp Set, one of the Sale-A-Bration 2nd release items, is the featured product on today's project.

Color Fusers Blog Hop March 2019

By Melissa Kerman / March 4, 2019 / 8 Comments

Welcome to the March Color Challenge for the Color Fusers Blog Hop! I hope you’re enjoying the blog hop so far! This is a monthly blog hop that goes live on the first Monday of each month at 10 am EST. My project today is a fun fold card that features the All Adorned Stamp […]

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Learn some unusual ways to create texture in your paper crafting projects using some unexpected household items!

Creating Texture in Surprising Ways!

By Melissa Kerman / March 1, 2019 / 2 Comments

I love creating visual and abstract textures in my creations and always look for fun ways to do that! Today’s post and video feature a few fun ways to create texture and dimension in your projects by using things that are just laying around the house. When I was a kid I remember making a […]

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Check out these fun card variations made with the This Little Piggy Stamp Set and Stampin' Up! Brusho! We made "magical" pigs and an Arkansas Razorback too!

Pig Fun with Stampin’ Up! Brusho

By Melissa Kerman / February 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

The card you see below was one of the options available to make at my recent club events. That said, this was the type of project where class participants had a lot of latitude to make it their own. Jennifer, one of my club members, created a variation on my design that ended up being the […]

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Check out the Color Fusers Blog Hop and Color Challenge for February 2019. We share a NEW Color Challenge and Blog Hop on the 1st Monday of each month!

Color Fusers Blog Hop Feb 2019

By Melissa Kerman / February 4, 2019 / 6 Comments

Welcome to the February Color Challenge for the Color Fusers Blog Hop! I hope you’re enjoying the blog hop so far! There are always lots of fun projects presented by the talented members of the Color Fusers Blog Hop team of designers! This is a monthly blog hop and go live on the first Monday of each […]

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Check out the Jan 2019 Color Fusers Blog Hop and Color Challenge! Projects feature the Beauty Abounds Bundle in the 2019 Occasions Catalog.

Color Fusers Blog Hop Jan 2019

By Melissa Kerman / January 7, 2019 / 0 Comments

Welcome to the January Color Challenge for the Color Fusers Blog Hop! I hope you’re enjoying the blog hop so far! There are always lots of fun projects presented by the talented members of the Color Fusers Blog Hop team of designers! This is a monthly blog hop. We go live on the first Monday of each […]

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