Basic Card Making Techniques

Create a little magic by combining designer paper, stamping, and Wink of Stella with the Stampin' Up! Hand-Drawn Blooms Stamp Set!

Stampin’ Up! Hand-Drawn Blooms

By Melissa Kerman / July 3, 2020 / 0 Comments

In today’s post, I’ll be creating a little magic by combining designer paper, stamping, and Wink of Stella with the Stampin’ Up! Hand-Drawn Blooms Stamp Set! Today’s projects were inspired by fellow demonstrator Anne Marie Hile, who presented at the May 2020 OnStage Online event. She featured the Artistry Blooms Suite in all her projects. […]

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Check out these three Z-Fold Card Ideas! One card features the NEW Forever Fern Stamp Set and the other two are made with the Painted Harvest set.

Three Z-Fold Card Ideas

By Melissa Kerman / June 28, 2020 / 0 Comments

In today’s post, I’ll be sharing three Z-Fold Card Ideas! One card features the NEW Forever Fern Stamp Set and the other two are made with the Painted Harvest set. The first pair of z-fold card ideas was one of my three May/June 2020 Club and Free Card Kit projects. Now my club and free card kit program runs […]

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Stamping with Acrylic Blocks is so simple and fun! Check out these 7 Ways to Use Acrylic Blocks in your stamping with the Forever Fern Stamp Set.

Stamping with Acrylic Blocks | 7 Variations!

By Melissa Kerman / June 26, 2020 / 0 Comments

Stamping with Acrylic Blocks is so simple and fun! In this post, you’ll learn 7 Ways to Use Acrylic Blocks in your stamping with the Forever Fern Stamp Set. Now one thing I’ve learned about myself over the years, is that when I create, I almost never start with the simplest option. I pretty much […]

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The two cards here made with the Today's Tiles stamp set, were inspired by visions of beautiful blue and white tiles, shiny ceramic plates and clay pots!

Today’s Tiles Stamp Set!

By Melissa Kerman / June 19, 2020 / 0 Comments

I just love beautiful ceramic tiles and colorful clay pots and so I just had to have the Today’s Tiles Stamp Set! This stamp set made me think of beautiful blue and white tiles, shiny ceramic plates in my childhood home, and the Mexican clay pots I saw when on a trip to Puerta Vallarta […]

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Today's post features several designs with the Field Tiles Dies and the Paper Piecing Press n Seal technique plus more fun variations not to be missed!

Paper Piecing Press n Seal | Field Tiles Dies Part 2

By Melissa Kerman / June 16, 2020 / 0 Comments

In today’s post, I’ll be showing another set of Field Tiles Dies Card Ideas with the Paper Piecing Press n Seal technique. In my recent Facebook Live video, I shared several cards made with the Field Tiles Dies. I created so many variations that I decided it warranted splitting up my photographs into two blog […]

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The card ideas today feature the Field Tiles Dies with the new Brass Foil sheets, Rainbow Glimmer Paper and other variations.

Field Tiles Dies Cards! – Part 1

By Melissa Kerman / June 12, 2020 / 0 Comments

In today’s post, I’ll be showing a project with several new products including the Field Tiles Dies, Brass Foil sheets, Rainbow Glimmer paper, and more. My card design today with the Field Tiles dies is actually a really simple design with many creative possibilities. After creating these first few designs I couldn’t help but make […]

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Today’s project features multiple variations of a mini pocket card with the Ornate Garden Paper. Almost every pattern of this gorgeous paper is used!

Mini Pocket Card with the Ornate Garden Paper

By Melissa Kerman / June 10, 2020 / 0 Comments

Today’s project features multiple variations of a mini pocket card with the Ornate Garden Paper. Now, this mini pocket card with the Ornate Garden paper is one of my three May/June 2020 Club and Free Card Kit projects. This month I prepared 80 kits! About half of these were mailed to club members since we […]

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Check out these 7 Cards with the 2020-2022 In-Colors! You'll see 3 card layouts plus 5 monochromatic color schemes that show off these awesome new colors.

Cards with the 2020-2022 In-Colors

By Melissa Kerman / June 5, 2020 / 0 Comments

Today’s post offers a sneak peek into the June 2020 Simple Suite Stampers Tutorial Bundle which features cards with the 2020-2022 In-Colors. 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 cards with the […]

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Today's projects feature two waterfall cards, one of my favorite fun folds. New stamp sets shown include Beautiful World, Lovely You & Tasteful Touches.

Waterfall Cards with New Catalog Products!

By Melissa Kerman / May 22, 2020 / 0 Comments

In today’s post, I’ll be sharing two waterfall cards which is one of my favorite fun folds. Both of these waterfall cards feature new products from the 2020 – 2021 Annual Catalog. I’ve used the Beautiful World, Lovely You & Tasteful Touches stamp sets plus the new 2020 – 2022 In Colors! These products will […]

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Check out these adorable 3 x 3 Mini Note Cards. I've used a variety of stamp sets plus made several with the scrappy strips technique too!

Fun with 3 x 3 Mini Note Cards

By Melissa Kerman / May 17, 2020 / 0 Comments

In today’s post, I’ll be sharing several mini note cards that I’ve made either with “scrap salad” or with the Scrappy Strips Technique. So what is “scrap salad” you might ask? Well, after each creative session I’m most often left with parts and pieces I’ve stamped, die-cut punched, colored, etc. These leftover pieces were made […]

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