Basic Card Making Techniques

Dry Embossing, Sponging and Heat Embossing with the Tin Tile Embossing Folder and Country Road Stamp Set for the October 2018 Color Fusers Blog Hop.

Color Fusers Blog Hop October 2018

By Melissa Kerman / October 1, 2018 / 4 Comments

Welcome to the Color Fusers Blog Hop for October! What a perfect color combination for this time of year as we move into fall! It’s my favorite season and I love to create in this color palette. Today’s project features dry embossing with sponging on the first card and heat embossing on the second card. […]

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Elegant Christmas card made with the Dashing Deer Stamp Set, Detailed Deer Thinlits and the Swirls and Curls Embossing Folder from the Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog. This was a team Make n' Take project.

Elegant Christmas Card with the Dashing Deer Bundle

By Melissa Kerman / September 25, 2018 / 0 Comments

This elegant Christmas card was one of our Make n’ Takes at my recent team gathering in my “Treehouse”. It features several of my favorite new products from the 2018 Holiday Catalog by Stampin’ Up!, including the Dashing Deer Stamp Set, the Detailed Deer Thinlits dies and the Swirls and Curls Embossing Folder. The stamp […]

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DIY handmade card featuring the Graceful Glass Designer Vellum, Stampin' Write Markers, Blends Alcohol Markers and the Enjoy Life Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!. Project created by Melissa Kerman at Melissa's Crafting Treehouse.

Graceful Glass Designer Vellum with the Enjoy Life Stamp Set

By Melissa Kerman / September 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

Today’s project features the Graceful Glass Designer Vellum which is part of the Graceful Glass Suite of products. For this project, I colored with Stampin’ Write Markers and Blends Alcohol Markers, on the backside of the Graceful Glass Designer Vellum. It took some time to color everything but I just love the look. The theme […]

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Project featuring the All Is Bright Product Suite from the 2018 Holiday Catalog by Stampin' Up! This was a Team make n' take for our July team gathering.

All Is Bright Product Suite Team Make n’ Take

By Melissa Kerman / September 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

The 2018 Holiday Catalog is LIVE starting TODAY! So… I just had to feature a project made with one of the seven awesome product suites in this catalog. It’s called the All Is Bright Product Suite! If you’ve been chompin’ at the bit to start ordering from this NEW Holiday Catalog, keep in mind that […]

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Handmade card featuring the Beautiful Blizzard Bundle from the 2018 Holiday Catalog by Stampin' Up!. Project created by Melissa Kerman, Stampin' Up! demonstrator since 2003.

Color Fusers Blog Hop September 2018 & Beautiful Blizzard Bundle

By Melissa Kerman / September 3, 2018 / 6 Comments

Welcome to the Color Fusers Blog Hop for September! I hope you’re enjoying the Color Fusers Blog Hop so far. The color scheme this month includes three colors that I really enjoyed playing with. The Blueberry Bushel and Gray Granite are both brand new colors to the Stampin’ Up! color line up. The Blackberry Bliss […]

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Simple card made with the Sea of Textures Stamp Set and Under the Sea Framelits. This was a team Make n’ Take project.

Sea of Textures Stamp Set – The beginning of the end of summer!

By Melissa Kerman / August 18, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Sea of Textures Stamp Set and Under The Sea framelits dies are the featured products on todays project. This was one of my team make n’ takes at our June get together. It’s taken me a while to share but better late than never right? I figured it needed to be shared before the […]

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Dandelion Wishes

Dandelion Wishes and Watercoloring with Acrylic Blocks

By Melissa Kerman / August 13, 2018 / 10 Comments

The Dandelion Wishes Stamp Set used on this project could not be more perfect with all these different watercolor backgrounds! I just love color, blending color and playing with Watercoloring with Acrylic Blocks! I don’t think I’ve ever found an easier way to get super fun watercolored backgrounds. The results make me feel like an […]

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Fun Fold Card with Varied Vases

Fun Fold Card with Varied Vases Bundle – A Club Project

By Melissa Kerman / August 8, 2018 / 6 Comments

Hi Stamping friends! Today I’m sharing a super simple Fun Fold Card with Varied Vases Bundle and the Subtle Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. I think this card looks super simple and yet I’ve actually used 14 different images to build this cute little display of flowers on my mantel. The reason for the large number of […]

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Follow Your Dreams For July Color Fusers

Color Fusers Blog Hop August 2018 – Follow Your Dreams Stamp Set

By Melissa Kerman / August 6, 2018 / 7 Comments

Welcome to the Color Fusers Blog Hop for August! I hope you’re enjoying the hop so far. I’m sure my fellow creators have some amazing projects to share today! The color scheme this month is so colorful and fun and ALL these colors are brand NEW to the Annual Catalog as of June 1st! I […]

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Very Vintage Hostess Set with Heat Embossing

Very Vintage Hostess Set with Heat Embossing & Collage Stamping

By Melissa Kerman / August 2, 2018 / 2 Comments

Simple stamping and heat embossing are the techniques used on my Stamp Club project today. I’ve used the Very Vintage Hostess Stamp Set with a few fun color variations. This first pair of cards was made with Pool Party and Coastal Cabana Cardstock. The blues really seemed to pair so nicely with the elegant, vintage […]

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