Paper Crafting Techniques

Check out these two quick and easy, diy Valentine treats! They are made with the Stampin' Up, Country Floral Lane Suite.

DIY Valentine Treats – 2 Quick & Easy Projects!

By Melissa Kerman / January 21, 2023 / 0 Comments

In today’s post, I’ll be sharing two quick and easy DIY Valentine Treats. These DIY Valentine Treats feature the Country Floral Lane Suite and the Dandy Designs Sale-A-Bration designer paper. I’ve made two versions of my pop-up chocolate bar sleeve (shown just below) and two versions of the simplest pouch you’ll ever make (shown later […]

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Today's adorable Stocking Stuffer Ideas are so quick and easy to make! If you love tiny, cute things, you'll want to make bunches of these!

Stocking Stuffer Ideas that are Easy to Make

By Melissa Kerman / December 3, 2022 / 0 Comments

Today’s adorable Stocking Stuffer Ideas are so quick and easy to make! If you love tiny, cute things, you’ll want to make bunches of these! The first of my two stocking stuffer ideas is a simple “Santa” Gum Holder. I’ve used a sentiment from the Inspired Thoughts stamp set and a variety of punches (some […]

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Learn how to make a floating strips card with the gorgeous Fitting Florets designer paper and Framed Florets Bundle by Stampin' Up!

How to make a floating strips card!

By Melissa Kerman / November 19, 2022 / 0 Comments

It is actually very easy to make a floating strips card, even though it might not have looked that way in my video! LOL! In my recent Facebook Live video, I shared how to make a floating strips card with the gorgeous Fitting Florets designer paper and Framed Florets Bundle by Stampin’ Up! For this […]

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Today's Floating Elements cards were made for the November 2022 Color Challenge and Blog Hop. They're simple and fun to make!

November 2022 Color Challenge & Blog Hop

By Melissa Kerman / November 7, 2022 / 0 Comments

Welcome to the Color Fusers Blog Hop and November 2022 Color Challenge! If you’ve already started the blog hop you should be coming from the talented Sue Vine‘s blog post. If you’ve just joined in, make sure to do the full hop and see all the wonderful projects created by the Color Fusers Design team! The […]

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My Graceful Tiles greeting card design features a layout that was CASED from my Simple Suite Stampers Tutorial Bundle Storybook Gnomes card.

Greeting Card Design with Graceful Tiles & More

By Melissa Kerman / November 5, 2022 / 0 Comments

Today I’m featuring a greeting card design made with the layout used for my October 2022 Simple Suite Stampers Tutorial Bundle project. Each month, the Simple Suite Stampers design team publishes a tutorial bundle focusing on a particular theme. The October theme was the Storybook Gnomes suite of products. I made three variations of my […]

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Learn how to make lots of colorful tags with the linen specialty paper and blends alcohol markers by Stampin' Up!

How to create colorful tags with linen specialty paper!

By Melissa Kerman / October 15, 2022 / 0 Comments

In today’s post, I’ll share how to make lots of colorful tags with Linen Specialty Paper and Blends Alcohol Markers! Last month I was working feverishly to earn the Stampin’ Up! Incentive Trip to Norway. One of the ways I was able to earn the trip (YES, I reach my goal) was by selling 49 […]

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Do you want to have some serious fun making glue resist art? If so, check out these three unique projects that are so easy to make!

Fun with Glue Resist Art!

By Melissa Kerman / October 1, 2022 / 0 Comments

In today’s post, I’ll be sharing some crazy fun with what I’m calling glue resist art. I’ve been playing with adhesives of various kinds lately and I’ve been having so much fun thinking of non-traditional ways of using them. In fact, I have a class dedicated precisely to Creative Play with Adhesives. At the end […]

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Today's tutorial bundle project features coloring autumn leaves using Blends Alcohol Markers and the Rustic Harvest Designer Paper.

Coloring Autumn Leaves – It’s Easy & Fun with Designer Paper!

By Melissa Kerman / September 24, 2022 / 0 Comments

Today I’m featuring my September 2022 Simple Suite Stampers Tutorial Bundle project which includes coloring autumn leaves. For this project, I’ve used Blends Alcohol Markers and the Rustic Harvest Designer Paper. I love fall colors so coloring autumn leaves is something I really enjoy! Plus, it’s so easy with Alcohol Markers and black and white […]

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Check out these unique Christmas cards made with the Lights Aglow suite & some unusual techniques for using adhesives in your paper crafting.

Unique Christmas Cards with the Lights Aglow Suite

By Melissa Kerman / September 17, 2022 / 0 Comments

In today’s post, you’ll see two unique Christmas Cards that feature the Lights Aglow suite and some fun and unusual techniques! The techniques I’m featuring today include some “out of the box” ways to use adhesives. I’ll be using a foam adhesive sheet and multipurpose liquid glue to create my two unique Christmas cards. The […]

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Learn how to use your scraps to make a bunch of quick cards. Projects feature the Soft Seedlings Stamp Set and an autumn color scheme.

6 Quick Cards with Paper Scraps!

By Melissa Kerman / September 13, 2022 / 0 Comments

In today’s post, I’ll be sharing some projects made with my “card salad” paper scraps. Are you wondering what “card salad” is? In case you’re not familiar with the term, it’s what I call the leftover paper scraps from a creative card-making session. When I create I almost always experiment and play with various color […]

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