Paper Crafting Basics

Today's Easy Handmade Christmas Cards are made with the Sweet Stockings designer paper. This is a great layout to use with paper scraps too!

Easy Handmade Christmas Cards

By Melissa Kerman / November 27, 2021 / 0 Comments

In today’s post, I’ll be sharing some easy handmade Christmas Cards. I’ve used the Sweet Stockings designer paper for today’s easy handmade Christmas cards but this layout is so versatile that it can be used with many other designer papers. This is a great layout to use with paper scraps too! I’ve stamped my sentiment […]

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Learn several of my favorite things about making, using and storing a DIY Stamp Pad! Get a big wow even with a simple project!

DIY Stamp Pad Tips & Tricks

By Melissa Kerman / May 1, 2019 / 1 Comment

I just love a DIY Stamp Pad! They’re so easy to make and use, plus they can provide a big wow to a simple project! I recently shared some projects made with a DIY stamp pad and thought it might be helpful to go into a little more detail about why I love my DIY […]

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Check out this alternative way to do spotlighting with images that shine like they are in a spotlight. Features the Flowering Desert and Crackle Stamp Sets.

Spotlighting with Images that Shine!

By Melissa Kerman / February 17, 2019 / 1 Comment

Today’s project features the Flowering Desert Stamp Set in the Occasions Catalog and the Spotlighting Technique. This set includes a variety of fun images and sentiments that I really like. Desert plants and flowers are so unique and beautiful in a similar way to each human being on the planet! The sentiment “be your own […]

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Today's project features embossed foil art with custom colored foil and lace trim. The Tin Tile embossing folder is the star of the show!

Embossed Foil Art with Ombre Elements

By Melissa Kerman / November 16, 2018 / 0 Comments

Today’s projects feature embossed foil art with custom colored foil. I’ve used a variety of embossing folders including the Tin Tile, Tufted, Layered Leaves, and Subtle embossing folders. These embossing folders are definitely the star of the show! As you may know, I LOVE, LOVE LOVE playing with the Stampin’ Up! foil sheets and I love both […]

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Paper Crafters Primer

A Paper Crafter’s Primer – Frequently Asked Questions for the new Paper Crafter

By Melissa Kerman / August 1, 2018 / 2 Comments

Are you a relatively new paper crafter? Do you want to know everything NOW! Do you feel like there’s so much to know and it’s hard to know where to begin? Well if so, you’ve come to the right place! I’d like to start by telling you a short story about a customer. This customer […]

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