Advanced Card Making Techniques

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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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 is current now but […]

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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 / 2 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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This card was my technique card swap and contest entry for a demonstrator gathering. I'm excited to say that my card was the technique card contest winner!

Technique Card Contest Winner

By Melissa Kerman / June 11, 2016 / 2 Comments

Check out my Technique Card Contest Winner! This card was my technique card swap for the demonstrator gathering I attended this past weekend. I also entered this card in the Technique card contest and ended up winning that contest. I love this card, so I was especially excited to have won the contest. This card […]

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