Paper Crafting Techniques

Today's post features some homemade birthday card ideas made with the Piece of Cake Stamp Set and coordinating Cake Builder Punch.

Homemade Birthday Card Ideas

By Melissa Kerman / August 16, 2019 / 1 Comment

Today’s post features some homemade birthday card ideas made with the Piece of Cake Stamp Set, coordinating Cake Builder Punch and a Must-Know Stamparatus Trick. This was one of my July club projects and is one of the July/August Free Card Kit projects too! In case you’re interested, there are details about my Free Card […]

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Today's project includes coloring in, with simple watercoloring techniques. It's made with the To A Wild Rose Stamp Set, which also has coordinating dies.

Coloring With Watercolor

By Melissa Kerman / August 11, 2019 / 0 Comments

Watercoloring techniques can be super easy or a bit more difficult but honestly, one of the challenges is just having a certain mindset while you’re doing it. Coloring with watercolor is the easiest of the water coloring techniques to me. It still can be a bit intimidating to many people, and I think part of […]

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Today's two tutorial bundle projects feature a nautical theme. One is a simple Dutch Door Fun Fold card and the other uses two simple Must-Know Techniques.

Tutorial Bundle Sneak Peeks

By Melissa Kerman / August 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

The nautical-themed projects in today’s post, offer a bit of a sneak peek into the August Simple Suite Stampers Tutorial Bundle. On the first Tuesday of each month, the Simple Suite Stampers design team publishes a tutorial bundle, including 8 tutorials, focusing on a particular theme. The focus this month is the Come Sail Away […]

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Check out this unique handmade card featuring the Tarnished Foil technique, the Pinewood Planks Embossing Folder and the Seasonal Layers Dies!

Unique Handmade Card with Pinewood Planks

By Melissa Kerman / August 7, 2019 / 0 Comments

The Pinewood Planks Embossing Folder is available again! I love this folder so wanted to take this opportunity to reshare a favorite unique handmade card, featuring this embossing folder, which was first shared on October 14, 2017, on my old Stampin’ Up! blog. Since Stampin’ Up! is taking down the blog portion of the site, […]

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Easy card making ideas often start for me with Stampin' Up! designer series papers. Today's project features the gorgeous Magnolia Lane paper and stamp set.

Simple Handmade Card Designs

By Melissa Kerman / August 4, 2019 / 0 Comments

Simple handmade card designs don’t often come easy to me! What I have realized is that simple handmade card designs often start for me with Stampin’ Up! designer series papers! Today’s project features the gorgeous Magnolia Lane paper and the coordinating Good Morning Magnolia Stamp Set. This paper is so beautiful that the card design […]

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The stunning project in this post features a vintage collage made with the Very Versailles Stamp Set, a new item in the 2019 - 2020 Stampin’ Up! Catalog.

Vintage Collage with Very Versailles!

By Melissa Kerman / August 2, 2019 / 0 Comments

The stunning project in this post features a vintage collage made with the Very Versailles Stamp Set, a new item in the 2019 – 2020 Stampin’ Up! Catalog. I just love this set and have been having a blast playing with it! There are lots of steps involved in making this card but they’re all […]

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These unique handmade cards were created using the To A Wild Rose Bundle from the 2019 - 2020 Annual Catalog. They both use my Black Ice Technique.

Unique Handmade Cards

By Melissa Kerman / August 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

The projects in this post use the To A Wild Rose Stamp Set and Wild Rose Dies. I showed these projects during my OnStage presentation in Charlotte, NC back in April of 2019, but have yet to share them here on my blog. It’s about time, right? For both of these projects, I’ve used my […]

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Today's project features the High Tide Stamp Set and a must-know paper crafting technique called masking! It's a little like magic!!!

High Tide Card

By Melissa Kerman / July 30, 2019 / 0 Comments

Today’s project features the High Tide Stamp Set which is one of my favorite summertime sets! This project was first shared in early 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 […]

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Check out these simple card making ideas made with the Magnolia Lane Product Suite! These are from the July 2019 Simple Suite Stampers Tutorial bundle.

Simple Card Making Ideas!

By Melissa Kerman / July 26, 2019 / 0 Comments

Check out these simple card making ideas made with the Magnolia Lane Product Suite! These projects are remakes of two of the July Simple Suite Stampers Tutorial bundle projects and therefore, provide a fun sneak peek of the bundle this month. I’ve used the Good Morning Magnolia Stamp Set, the coordinating Magnolia Memories dies and […]

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Easiest Quick Coloring Ever!

By Melissa Kerman / July 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

The project today features the Good Morning Magnolia Stamp Set and the easiest quick coloring you’ll find ever! While I call this quick coloring, the truth is that I actually used a stamp from the Artisan Textures Stamp Set to apply color to my flower image. There are several images in this set with different […]

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