Advanced Card Making Techniques

These are unique and messy projects but totally worth the effort!!! I've had so much fun with the Rooted in Nature Stamp Set and my Pigment Sprinkles!

Fun with the Rooted In Nature Stamp Set

By Melissa Kerman / May 6, 2020 / 0 Comments

I’ve had so much fun with the Rooted in Nature Stamp Set and I can’t wait to share my projects in today’s post! Today’s projects feature a messy but fun technique that uses Pigment Sprinkles directly on stamps. I had so much fun with the Rooted in Nature Stamp Set with the Pigment Sprinkles. This […]

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Today's project features the Tarnished Foil Technique with Stone 3-D Embossing Folder! This card is gorgeous and it's a perfect masculine card too!

Tarnished Foil Technique with Stone Folder

By Melissa Kerman / March 18, 2020 / 0 Comments

Today’s project features the Tarnished Foil Technique with Stone 3-D Embossing Folder! I personally think this card is gorgeous plus, it’s a perfect masculine card too! When a new embossing folder comes out I often feel the need to play around with the Impressions of Tarnished Foil Technique. Now, not all embossing folders lend themselves […]

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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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Today's project features my Impressions of Tarnished Foil Technique with the Woodland Embossing Folder and Thoughts and Prayers Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

Tarnished Foil Meets Thoughts & Prayers

By Melissa Kerman / April 12, 2017 / 9 Comments

I’m so excited to share my project today which features my Impressions of Tarnished Foil Technique with the Woodland Embossing Folder and the Thoughts and Prayers Stamp Set by Stampin’ Up! This is one of my favorite projects made with this technique so far. I’m especially thrilled to share that I’ve also created a video […]

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This post originally went live on 4/1/17. The project uses the Petal Burst embossing folder that I love and will be retiring on 6/3/19. I just had to share before it's gone for good!

Tarnished Foil with Petal Burst

By Melissa Kerman / April 1, 2017 / 0 Comments

This post originally went live on 4/1/17. The project uses the Petal Burst embossing folder that I love and will be retiring on 6/3/19. I just had to share before it’s gone for good! I just love this Petal Burst Embossing Folder with the Impressions of Tarnished Foil Technique! This focal piece uses Copper Foil […]

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Today's Tarnished Foil Technique project features the awesome Hexagons Embossing folder which is retiring on 6/3/19. See more cards made with this technique & folder!

Hexagons & Tarnished Foil #4

By Melissa Kerman / January 7, 2017 / 0 Comments

The project today uses the Impressions of Tarnished Foil Technique with the NEW Hexagons Embossing Fold, the Bold Butterfly Framelits, the Butterflies Thinlits, and the Gorgeous Grunge Stamp Set. Since this an old post that I’ve brought over from my Stampin’ Up! blog, some products are already retired. The Hexagons embossing folder retired on June 3, […]

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The products featured on today's Tarnished Foil project include the Hexagons Embossing Folder and the Big on Birthdays and Timeless Textures Stamp Sets.

Hexagons & Tarnished Foil #3

By Melissa Kerman / December 31, 2016 / 2 Comments

The products featured on today’s Tarnished Foil project include the Hexagons Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder and the Big on Birthdays and the Timeless Textures Stamp Sets. Since this an old post that I’ve brought over from my Stampin’ Up! blog, some products are already retired. The Hexagons embossing folder and Timeless Textures stamp set […]

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This post originally went live on 12/30/16. The project uses the hexagons embossing folder that I love and will be retiring on 6/3/19. I just had to share before it's gone for good!

Hexagons Embossing Folder Catalog Sneak Peek #2

By Melissa Kerman / December 30, 2016 / 3 Comments

This post originally went live on 12/30/16. The project uses the hexagons embossing folder that I love and will be retiring on 6/3/19. I just had to share before it’s gone for good! Today I’ll be sharing a second Sneak Peek of some of my favorite products in the Occasions Catalog including… …the Hexagons Dynamic […]

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Today's card uses the Fluttering Embossing Folder and a technique I call the Impressions of Tarnished Foil. Get my tutorial or take one of my classes!

Tarnished Foil Technique with Butterflies

By Melissa Kerman / October 17, 2016 / 4 Comments

For today’s card, I used the Fluttering Embossing Folder and a technique I call Impressions of Tarnished Foil. I’m proud to share that my Impressions of Tarnished Foil technique is going to be featured in an article to be published next year in Scrap and Stamp Arts magazine, in collaboration with Karen Hasheck. Karen has published many […]

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Today's post is all about Embossing Folders and fun ways to use them in combination with heat embossing! Lots of fun variations are included in this post!

So Many Reasons to Love Embossing Folders!

By Melissa Kerman / August 18, 2016 / 2 Comments

Today’s post is all about Embossing Folders and fun ways to use them! At the beginning of June, I shared my contest winning technique card that used the Lovely Lace Embossing Folder. Since that time I’ve tried this technique with lots of different embossing folders! Here’s a little sneak peek of that original card: To […]

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