Paper Crafting Techniques

Today's unusual opening card is called a triangle corner pop up card. The project features the Gilded Autumn Suite and Wreath Builder Dies.

Triangle Corner Pop Up Card

By Melissa Kerman / September 19, 2020 / 0 Comments

In today’s post, I’ll be sharing an unusual opening card called a triangle corner pop up card. The featured products include the Beautiful Autumn Set, Gilded Autumn Paper, and Wreath Builder Dies. About a year ago I had the pleasure of attending a demonstrator event held in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. At that event, there were […]

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Are you ready for some Inky Fun with the Snowflake Splendor Suite? I had so much fun that I ended up with ink on my neck, hands, and a leg!

Inky Fun with the Snowflake Splendor Suite

By Melissa Kerman / September 12, 2020 / 0 Comments

Are you ready for some Inky Fun with the Snowflake Splendor Suite? I had so much fun that I ended up with ink on my neck, hands, and a leg! Now if you follow my blog closely you might notice that the card in the upper right-hand corner below is familiar. This was one of […]

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Today's post features 3 sneak peek projects from the September 2020 Simple Suite Stampers Tutorial Bundle made with the Gilded Autumn Suite.

Gilded Autumn Suite

By Melissa Kerman / September 5, 2020 / 0 Comments

Today’s post offers a bit of a sneak peek into the September 2020 Simple Suite Stampers Tutorial Bundle featuring the Gilded Autumn Suite. On the first Tuesday of each month, the Simple Suite Stampers design team publishes a tutorial bundle focusing on a particular theme. This one includes 12 gorgeous projects made with the Gilded […]

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Today's project features the Black Ice Technique with the Forever Fern Set & Brushed Metallic Foil. This technique is surprisingly easy too!

Black Ice Technique with the Forever Fern Set

By Melissa Kerman / August 29, 2020 / 0 Comments

Today’s project features my very own Black Ice Technique with the Forever Fern Set and the new Brushed Metallic card stock. The brushed metallic cardstock is in the August to December mini catalog and it’s absolutely gorgeous! It’s different than any of the other metallic card stocks in that it has subtle linear streaks throughout […]

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Fun Fold card made with the Tasteful Touches Set

Easy Fun Fold card with the Tasteful Touches Set

By Melissa Kerman / August 16, 2020 / 0 Comments

In today’s post, I’ll be sharing an easy multi-fold fun fold card made with the Tasteful Touches Set! This Fun Fold card made with the Tasteful Touches Set is one of my three July/August 2020 Club and Free Card Kit projects. Each kit includes one of a variety of designer paper patterns in the, In Good Taste Designer Paper […]

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These card ideas with the Love of Leaves set all used embossing folders combined with stamping in 3 ways to achieve a range of results.

Card Ideas with the Love of Leaves Set

By Melissa Kerman / August 15, 2020 / 0 Comments

In this week’s Facebook Live I shared a number of card ideas with the Love of Leaves set. These card ideas with the Love of Leaves set all used embossing folders combined with stamping in three different ways to achieve a range of results. Heat embossing was also used on a few of these projects […]

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Whale of a Time Fun Fold Card

Whale of a Time Fun Fold Card

By Melissa Kerman / August 11, 2020 / 0 Comments

Check out this adorable Whale of a Time Fun Fold Card! I was inspired to make this card because of a fun fold card we made at a demonstrator event back in January 2020. There’s just something special about a card that opens in a non-traditional way. Plus, this playful card layout works beautifully with […]

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Check out the August Simple Suite Stampers Tutorial Bundle with three sneak peek projects that feature the Whale of a Time suite.

Whale of a Time Suite

By Melissa Kerman / August 8, 2020 / 0 Comments

Check out the August Simple Suite Stampers Tutorial Bundle with three sneak-peek projects that feature the Whale of a Time Suite. On the first Tuesday of each month, the Simple Suite Stampers design team publishes a tutorial bundle focusing on a particular theme. The focus this month is the Whale of a Time product suite. […]

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Today's folio and cards make a great gift Idea with the Forever Fern Set! This large size folio fits about 5 cards and envelopes.

Folio Gift Idea with the Forever Fern Set

By Melissa Kerman / August 7, 2020 / 0 Comments

Today’s folio makes for a great Gift Idea with the Forever Fern Set! This project is one of a set of 3 folios shared a few week ago. In my recent Facebook Live event, I showed how to make three different folios. I shared the first folio in my post on 7/25/20. The details for […]

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Heat Embossing with Embossing Folders

By Melissa Kerman / August 1, 2020 / 0 Comments

In today’s post, I’ll be sharing several examples of heat embossing with embossing folders using watercolor paper. Whenever a new embossing folder becomes available I find myself inspired to create in different ways! The new Seabed embossing folder is unique in that it includes an ocean scene with an incredible amount of detail. I wanted […]

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