Basic Card Making Techniques

This simple card is made with the Royal Peacock Bundle. Blends Alcohol Markers & Wink of Stella are the perfect addition to this gorgeous peacock image.

Simple Card with the Royal Peacock Bundle

By Melissa Kerman / January 15, 2020 / 0 Comments

Isn’t this peacock just gorgeous? It’s from the Royal Peacock Bundle in the Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog. This peacock image is stamped in Memento Black ink, colored in with several blends alcohol markers and then die-cut using the Detailed Peacock Dies. The stamp set and dies make up the Royal Peacock Bundle. It took a […]

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Today's tutorial bundle sneak peeks feature the From My Heart Stampin’ Up! suite plus I've used the Detailed Hearts Die and Little Ladybug stamp set.

From My Heart Stampin’ Up! Suite!

By Melissa Kerman / January 10, 2020 / 0 Comments

Today’s post offers a bit of a sneak peek into the January 2020 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 From My Heart Stampin’ Up! Suite […]

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In today's post, I’ll be showing four simple Christmas projects including a card made with a fun trick on the Stamparatus, plus three simple 3-D items.

Simple Christmas Projects

By Melissa Kerman / December 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

In today’s post, I’ll be showing four simple Christmas projects including a card made with a fun trick on the Stamparatus, plus three simple 3-D items that could be neighbor gifts or little treats to give to friends during the holidays. The first of my four simple Christmas projects use this adorable mini shipping box […]

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The Perfectly Plaid Bundle and product suite are the featured products of today's post and the December 2019 Simple Suite Stamper's Tutorial Bundle.

Perfectly Plaid Bundle Tutorial Sneak Peeks

By Melissa Kerman / December 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

Today’s post offers a bit of a sneak peek into the December 2019 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 Wrapped In Plaid Bundle product suite. […]

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In this post, you’ll learn a simple trick for creating two different cards with the same exact cardstock and layering with one simple change. Today's cards feature winter scenes with the Snow Front Set.

Winter Scenes with the Snow Front Set

By Melissa Kerman / November 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

In this post, you’ll learn a simple trick for creating two different cards with the same exact cardstock and layering with one simple change. Today’s cards feature winter scenes with the Snow Front Stamp Set. When I was designing projects for my Clubs and Free Card Kits program participants I couldn’t decide between two cards […]

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Check out these creative card ideas made with bubble wrap and repurposed materials! These were made by team members at a team gathering! This was so fun!

Creative Card Ideas with Bubble Wrap and More!

By Melissa Kerman / November 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

Check out these creative card ideas made with bubble wrap and other unusual materials! I just love playing with any material I find around the house to create texture in my card making. I’ve used lots of different materials including bubble wrap, plastic wrap, cardboard (the corrugated inside), mesh bags (from produce), papers that come […]

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Today’s I’ll be sharing sneak peeks of the November Simple Suite Stampers Tutorial bundle which features the Christmastime is Here Product Suite!

Christmastime Is Here Tutorial Bundle

By Melissa Kerman / November 8, 2019 / 3 Comments

Today’s post offers a bit of a sneak peek into the November Simple Suite Stampers Tutorial Bundle which features the Christmastime Is Here product suite. 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 […]

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Today's post features three Homemade Christmas Card Ideas shared at my 4th Annual Creative Escape Event. Name cards and table gifts were made with the Monster Bash suite.

Homemade Christmas Card Ideas / Creative Escape

By Melissa Kerman / October 28, 2019 / 0 Comments

Today’s post features three Homemade Christmas Card Ideas. These were the Christmas Stamp-A-Stack cards made at my 4th Annual Creative Escape Event that happened this past Saturday. I just love this event and this one was the biggest one yet! It goes from 10 am to 10 pm so it’s a long and fun day, […]

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Todays post features an extra fancy Christmas card with Mercury Glass Acetate, Noble Peacock Foil, specialty designer paper and lots of sparkle and shine!

Mercury Glass Acetate on a Christmas Card

By Melissa Kerman / October 25, 2019 / 0 Comments

Today’s post features an extra fancy Christmas card made with Mercury Glass Acetate, Noble Peacock Foil, specialty designer paper and lots of sparkle and shine! This project was one of the Make n’ Takes at my team gathering earlier this month. There are several fun elements to this card but what makes it especially unique […]

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Today's project features collage stamping plus two techniques every crafter should know! Very Versailles and Tasteful Textures Stamp Sets are used.

Collage Stamping Essential Techniques

By Melissa Kerman / October 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

Hi Stamping friends! Today I’ll be sharing one of my three free card kit projects for September and October 2019. It features collage stamping with the Very Versailles, Tasteful Textures and Perfectly Plaid Stamp Sets. I’ve made two card variations featuring simple vintage style collage stamping. My first design was an all-purpose card with a […]

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