Fun Folds & Unusual Openings

See 3 projects with 7 variations, a fun fold and a 3-D project too. DIY Paper Crafts galore! This project features the Pressed Petals Designer Paper, and the Beauty and Joy Stamp Set.

DIY Paper Crafts… 3 projects, 7 variations

By Melissa Kerman / September 13, 2019 / 2 Comments

In this post, you’ll see 3 projects with 7 variations, including a fun fold and a 3-D project too. DIY Paper Crafts galore! Three of the projects here were created for or inspired by, the September 2019 Simple Suite Stampers Tutorial Bundle! These three projects are a sneak peeks into this set of 8 tutorials […]

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Different Folds for Card Making

Different Folds for Card Making

By Melissa Kerman / August 23, 2019 / 2 Comments

I love incorporating different folds for card making in my projects! It may look like a regular card on the front but when you open it there’s a fun surprise inside. Before we go to the inside check out the detail on this elegant frame! Plus, doesn’t it look great with the gorgeous Pressed Petals […]

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Today's post features an unusual opening card. It's called a Pull Tab Pop Up Card and is made with the Piece of Cake Stamp set and Cake Builder Punch.

Pull Tab Pop Up Card

By Melissa Kerman / June 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

Today’s post features an unusual opening card. It’s called a Pull Tab Pop Up Card and it’s made with the Piece of Cake Stamp Set and Cake Builder Punch. This pull tab pop up card was the focus of my Facebook Live event yesterday. You’ll find the video just ahead. For this first card, I […]

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Check out my slider card featuring the Magnolia Lane suite and the Verdant Garden and Perennial Birthday Stamp Sets. I love cards with an unusual opening!

DIY Slider Card featuring New Products!

By Melissa Kerman / May 31, 2019 / 0 Comments

Check out my DIY Slider Card featuring the Magnolia Lane suite, and the Verdant Garden and Perennial Birthday Stamp Sets. I love cards with an unusual opening! I made two versions of this fun DIY slider card. The only difference is the color of the flower. For this first card, I’ve used the Calypso Coral […]

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The Garden Lane designer series paper is the featured product for today's fun fold card ideas.

Fun Fold Card Ideas with Garden Lane

By Melissa Kerman / May 24, 2019 / 12 Comments

The Garden Lane designer series paper is the featured product for today’s fun fold card ideas. This is a new designer series paper that will be available in the 2019 – 2020 Annual Catalog, that goes live on June 4, 2019. This paper is all about shades of green and I love it! In today’s […]

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Card Making Tutorials with Classic Garage Suite

By Melissa Kerman / May 10, 2019 / 0 Comments

Today I’ll be sharing three projects from the May Simple Suite Stampers Card Making Tutorials Bundle. The featured product suite this month is Classic Garage. These projects provide a great sneak peek into this months card making tutorials bundle. The Bundle is available for FREE with qualifying customer orders and it’s available to my team […]

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Learn how to make a simple fun fold card that looks like a shirt. It's so cute and simple you'll just have to go make your own!

Fun Fold Card with Classic Garage

By Melissa Kerman / May 7, 2019 / 1 Comment

Today’s fun fold card was one of the make-n’-takes at my team gathering. I just love this cute shirt card layout and it’s very easy to make too! For this fun fold card, we used the Classic Garage designer series paper which will be retiring when the 2018 – 2019 catalog expires on June 3, […]

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Today's fun fold cards were created using the Painted Seasons Stamp Set, which, is available as part of a FREE bundle during Sale-A-Bration (ends 3/31/19).

Fun Fold Cards with Painted Seasons Set

By Melissa Kerman / March 24, 2019 / 1 Comment

Today’s post features three cards made with the Painted Seasons Stamp Set. These fun fold cards are variations on a theme in three color schemes and two orientations. The stamping is pretty much the same but one is oriented landscape and the other is a portrait orientation. This first card was one of the three […]

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See three projects here from the Simple Suite Stamper's Tutorial Bundle PDF. Projects feature the Doily Builder Thinlits and Happiness Blooms product suite.

Tutorial Bundle Projects

By Melissa Kerman / March 8, 2019 / 1 Comment

Last month I joined a unique design team called the Simple Suite Stampers. Each month we create a set of 8 tutorials that feature a specific Stampin’ Up! product suite. This months tutorial bundle includes projects made with the Happiness Blooms product suite which is on pages 24 to 26 of the 2019 Occasions Catalog. […]

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The set of Handmade Folding Cards in this post are made with the Doily Builder Dies and the Happiness Blooms designer series paper.

Handmade Folding Cards

By Melissa Kerman / March 5, 2019 / 2 Comments

The Happiness Blooms product suite and the Doily Builder thinlits are the featured products for the cards I’m sharing today. I’ve created five variations on this same card layout. They each use different patterns from the Happiness Blooms designer paper pack. You’ll find four out of the five designs in this post. The fifth version […]

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