Design Inspiration

Today's project uses the Lovely Words Thinlits and a technique I'm calling, Masking a Mosaic or Paper Mosaic Art. This was first shared on July 3, 2017.

Color Fusers Blog Hop July 2017

By Melissa Kerman / July 5, 2019 / 0 Comments

A blast from the past! This project was first shared on July 3, 2017, on my old Stampin’ Up! blog, which will be gone very soon. Since Stampin’ Up! is taking down the blog portion of the site, I’ve picked some of my favorite posts from that blog to bring over here to my new […]

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In today’s post and Facebook Live, I'm sharing an art piece that was the layout inspiration for three variations on a card design.

Layout Inspiration Ideas

By Melissa Kerman / May 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

In today’s post and Facebook Live, I’m sharing an art piece that was the layout inspiration for three variations on a card design. I’ve used two stamp sets, the Pressed Flowers hostess set that will retire with the Annual Catalog on 6/3, and the Woven Heirlooms set, which will be available in the new 2019 […]

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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 / 7 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 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 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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