Paper Crafting Techniques

Easy Watercolor Painting Ideas

By Melissa Kerman / January 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

Do you like the possibility of Easy Watercolor Painting Ideas? Well, today’s post features a number of ways to create a watercolor background with acrylic blocks, ink pads, markers, and a plastic bag! In addition, I did a little heat embossing and shadow stamping to boot! I’ve used two different stamp sets with these techniques, including […]

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Today's Facebook Live features four homemade Valentines Day ideas including a card & 3-D items. Projects are made with the All My Love suite by Stampin' Up!

Valentines Day Ideas

By Melissa Kerman / January 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

Today’s post features four homemade Valentines Day ideas shared in my recent Facebook Live event. Projects include a card & three, 3-D items. Projects are made with the All My Love suite by Stampin’ Up! Here is the ensemble of items made (or started) during the live event: The first project shared in the live […]

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Check out these Clean and Simple cards made with the Floral Romance Specialty Designer Paper and more fun Occasions catalog and Sale-A-Bration products.

Clean and Simple Cards

By Melissa Kerman / January 4, 2019 / 3 Comments

Yesterday’s Facebook Live event featured two clean and simple cards made with the Floral Romance product suite, the Butterfly Gala bundle, the Botanical Butterfly Designer Paper and the Strong & Beautiful Stamp Set. I love both of these clean and simple cards! One was CASE’d and the other is my version. So the card on the […]

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I love winter card ideas that work for the holidays and other occasions too. The Farmhouse Christmas stamp set is perfect for this type of card.

Winter Card Ideas Make n’ Take

By Melissa Kerman / December 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

I love winter card ideas that work for the holidays and other occasions too. The Farmhouse Christmas stamp set and product bundle is perfect for this type of card. This stamp set is retiring and will no longer be available after 1/2/19 (or while supplies last)! I found this card on Pinterest and just had […]

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Today's project features lots of butterflies in a rainbow of colors, with the Gingham Gala Product Suite. The Rock and Roll Stamping Technique is shown.

Rock and Roll Stamping Technique

By Melissa Kerman / December 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

Today’s project features lots of butterflies in a rainbow of colors, with the Gingham Gala Product Suite. The Rock and Roll Stamping Technique is used and demonstrated in my Facebook live video. Today’s project is called a Floating Card. I used five products from the Gingham Gala product suite, for my cards, including; the Butterfly Gala […]

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Today's DIY Gift Card Holder is made with the Christmas Pines & Buffalo Check Stamp Sets. The Sprig Punch is also featured. It's super easy to create!

DIY Gift Card Holder

By Melissa Kerman / December 23, 2018 / 0 Comments

This time of year having a few extra Gift Card Holders around is definitely handy. Plus, if you make it yourself it makes the gift that much more special. Today’s DIY gift card holder is made from scratch with some simple scoring, cutting and stamping. I’ve used the Christmas Pines and Buffalo Check Stamp Sets, […]

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In this post, learn how to do double layer stamping with a custom-made spectrum pad. This is one of those stamping techniques that produce a fun and interesting effect, while also being super simple. Project features the Beautiful Blizzard Stamp Set and Blizzard Thinlits Die.

Double Layer Stamping Techniques

By Melissa Kerman / December 21, 2018 / 0 Comments

In this post, learn how to do double layer stamping with a custom-made spectrum pad. This is one of those stamping techniques that produce a fun and interesting effect, while also being super simple. The project today features the Beautiful Blizzard Stamp Set and Blizzard Thinlits Die which is available as a bundle for a 10% discount. The […]

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This simple Christmas card design, features the Making Christmas Bright bundle and beautiful copper accents. The Joyous Noel DSP is used for punched bulbs.

Simple Christmas Card Design

By Melissa Kerman / December 16, 2018 / 0 Comments

Today’s simple Christmas card design is made with the Making Christmas Bright Bundle which includes the stamp set and the Christmas Bulb Builder Punch punch from the 2018 Holiday Catalog. This product bundle is retiring on 1/2/19. These products will still be available, just not as a bundle which saves you 10%! This project was one […]

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Today's project features the Incredible Like You Stamp Set from the 2019 Occasions Catalog and the Stamparatus by Stampin’ Up!.

Stamparatus by Stampin’ Up!

By Melissa Kerman / December 14, 2018 / 0 Comments

Today’s post features three projects made with the Stamparatus by Stampin’ Up! and the Incredible Like You Stamp Set from the Occasions catalog. These were the projects demonstrated in my 12/13/18 Facebook Live. There are three different versions of this card, one for the beginning crafter, one for the casual crafter and the last one […]

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Elegant Homemade Christmas Cards

By Melissa Kerman / December 12, 2018 / 2 Comments

It can be super easy to make elegant homemade Christmas cards! Today’s project uses simple stamping, some designer series paper, and gorgeous velvet ribbon! This card is made with the Dashing Deer Stamp Set and the Joyous Noel Designer Paper. The deer is just so elegant with the damask pattern. This image paired with the […]

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