Basic Card Making Techniques

This simple Christmas card design, features the Making Christmas Bright bundle and beautiful copper accents. The Joyous Noel DSP is used for punched bulbs.

Simple Christmas Card Design

By Melissa Kerman / December 16, 2018 / 0 Comments

Today’s simple Christmas card design is made with the Making Christmas Bright Bundle which includes the stamp set and the Christmas Bulb Builder Punch punch from the 2018 Holiday Catalog. This product bundle is retiring on 1/2/19. These products will still be available, just not as a bundle which saves you 10%! This project was one […]

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Today's project features the Incredible Like You Stamp Set from the 2019 Occasions Catalog and the Stamparatus by Stampin’ Up!.

Stamparatus by Stampin’ Up!

By Melissa Kerman / December 14, 2018 / 0 Comments

Today’s post features three projects made with the Stamparatus by Stampin’ Up! and the Incredible Like You Stamp Set from the Occasions catalog. These were the projects demonstrated in my 12/13/18 Facebook Live. There are three different versions of this card, one for the beginning crafter, one for the casual crafter and the last one […]

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Elegant Homemade Christmas Cards

By Melissa Kerman / December 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

It can be super easy to make elegant homemade Christmas cards! Today’s project uses simple stamping, some designer series paper, and gorgeous velvet ribbon! This card is made with the Dashing Deer Stamp Set and the Joyous Noel Designer Paper. The deer is just so elegant with the damask pattern. This image paired with the […]

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Today's post features some super easy card making ideas that use the Stamparatus by Stampin' Up! Clean, simple and easy! Gotta love that!

Easy Card Making Ideas – 6 Projects!

By Melissa Kerman / December 7, 2018 / 0 Comments

The projects in today’s post are some easy card making ideas that were shared as part of my Facebook Live event on 12/6/18. All these cards are Sneak Peek projects as they are made with products from the Occasions Catalog. This new catalog doesn’t go live till 1/3/19! I’m calling the first few cards my […]

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Today's project features a winter scene with a few simple stamping techniques for cards, including first and second inking and basic watercoloring.

Stamping Techniques for Cards

By Melissa Kerman / December 2, 2018 / 0 Comments

Today’s project features a few simple stamping techniques for cards, that every crafter should know! This card is made with the Winter Woods and Dashing Deer Stamp Sets from the Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalog. The version you see here is really just simple stamping with, a bit of a watercolor wash, shadow stamping and I’ve used […]

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Today's post includes two simple easel card ideas with the Happiness Surrounds Stamp Set. These projects are both quick and easy to make!

Clean & Simple Easel Card Ideas

By Melissa Kerman / November 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

Check out these simple Easel Card Ideas with the Happiness Surrounds Stamp Set! This stamp set is part of the Snowflake Showcase promotion that ends on November 30th! That means this set will be GONE and no longer available! I have so enjoyed playing with this set and especially love the medallion and how the […]

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DIY Christmas Card featuring the Farmhouse Christmas product suite in the Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog. Also uses the NEW corrugated embossing folder.

DIY Christmas Card

By Melissa Kerman / November 24, 2018 / 0 Comments

I am loving the Festive Farmhouse product suite and have created a few cards that I love including this DIY Christmas Card today. My project today features the Farmhouse Christmas bundle and FIVE of the additional products offered in this suite. It’s a perfect example of the beauty of Stampin’ Up!’s product coordination and amazing […]

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Check out this fun trick with the Stampin up Stamparatus and the Bokeh Dots Stamp Set! Also featured here is the Beautiful Blizzard Stamp Set and a custom inked Spectrum Pad.

Stampin’ Up! Stamparatus Trick

By Melissa Kerman / November 18, 2018 / 0 Comments

Today’s project features the Stamparatus with a fun trick I can’t wait to share. This card also showcases the Bokeh Dots Stamp Set and Beautiful Blizzard Bundle. The Stampin’ Up! Stamparatus was a life saver when making this project, especially since participants were making multiples, as part of my recent Winter/Holiday Cards Stamp-a-Stack. Creating this card was super […]

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Dry Embossing over Winter Woods Stamped Image

Dry Embossing over Winter Woods Stamped Image

By Melissa Kerman / October 27, 2018 / 6 Comments

Can you tell that I’ve used dry embossing on three layers, on this simple card made with the Winter Woods Stamp Set? This card was CASE’d from a fellow crafter on Pinterest and yet I did play around with changing things up a bit for fun. In the end, it’s pretty much exactly like the […]

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Today's card features a super simple Fun Fold Card that can be recreated in almost ANY DSP. Check out my simple folding template created for club members and Free Card Kit recipients!

Fun Fold Card with Tropical Escape Designer Paper

By Melissa Kerman / October 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

Today’s Fun Fold Card was is one of my three September / October Club projects and Free Card Kit Projects. It features the Tropical Escape Designer Series Paper and Detailed With Love Stamp Set. I just love this fun fold card! So far I’ve made this design using three different packs of designer series paper. […]

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