Intermediate Card Making Techniques

Today's project features masking and embossing techniques to create a gorgeous vintage card made with the Natures Harvest Bundle and more!

Vintage Card with Masking and Embossing

By Melissa Kerman / April 30, 2022 / 0 Comments

Today’s project features masking and embossing techniques to create a gorgeous vintage card made with the Natures Harvest Bundle and more! This card all started with a piece of “card salad” from when I was creating designs for my Faux Patina Technique class. So, what is “card salad”? Well, it’s simply the term I use […]

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Todays card making projects feature the Heart and Home Suite. They include coloring with Blends Alcohol Markers, dry embossing and more!

Card Making Fun with the Heart and Home Suite 

By Melissa Kerman / April 16, 2022 / 0 Comments

In today’s post, I’ll be sharing two card making ideas with the Heart and Home Product Suite. My projects also feature coloring in with Blends Alcohol Markers, dry embossing, die-cutting, and some creative ways to use and make the most of your designer paper in your card making. In addition to the supplies you see […]

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Todays projects feature collage stamping with the Ranunculus Romance Stamp Set. These are variations of my March 2022 color challenge project.

Collage Stamping Technique with the Ranunculus Romance Set

By Melissa Kerman / March 19, 2022 / 0 Comments

Today’s projects feature collage stamping with the Ranunculus Romance Stamp Set. These are variations of my March 2022 color challenge project. I had so much fun playing with the Ranunculus Romance Stamp set that I couldn’t help but make more than one collage as I played with the images. To recreate this card you’ll first […]

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In this post, you'll learn how to make two gorgeous cards with the Stampin' Up! Waves of the Ocean Collection of products.

Stampin’ Up! Waves of the Ocean Projects

By Melissa Kerman / March 12, 2022 / 0 Comments

In today’s post you’ll learn how to make two gorgeous cards with the Stampin’ Up! Waves of the Ocean Collection of products. I’ll be using a variety of techniques to create today’s cards in two different color schemes. The Stampin’ Up! Waves of the Ocean designer series paper includes a wonderful color palette with Calypso […]

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In this post you'll see 1 simple card layout & 4 amazing results. My first design is beautiful & easily the simplest card I've ever made!

1 Simple Card Layout and 4 Unique, Amazing Results!

By Melissa Kerman / February 12, 2022 / 0 Comments

The first card you see here is likely the simplest card I’ve ever made with the easiest card layout ever! It was also the inspiration for the three additional cards in this post. For those of you that love a simple black and white card, you are going to LOVE my original card design and […]

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Learn how to make this colorful watercolor wash background and a simple card with the More Love Stamp Set.

Watercolor Wash Background with More Love Stamp Set

By Melissa Kerman / January 29, 2022 / 0 Comments

In today’s post, I’ll be sharing a simple card with a colorful watercolor wash background. One of my favorite things to do is play with ink and paper. The colorful background piece on this card was created just while noodling around with watercolor paper and various ink colors. I’d first created some simple two-color sky-like […]

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Check out my 2 vintage style cards featuring serene forest scenes and the Welcoming Woods Stamp Set. Get this set before it's gone!

Welcoming Woods Serene Forest Scenes

By Melissa Kerman / December 30, 2021 / 0 Comments

In today’s post, I’ll be sharing two cards made with the retiring Welcoming Woods Stamp Set, one of my absolute favorite sets in the July to December mini-catalog! This project was created while playing with ideas for my Sepia Effects Technique Class and they both feature forest scenes with a vintage look. I’ve used a […]

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Check out my "Happy Accident" card made with the Retiring Beauty of Tomorrow Set! This project was created as part of my Sepia Effects Class.

A “Happy Accident” with Beauty of Tomorrow Set

By Melissa Kerman / December 29, 2021 / 0 Comments

In today’s post, I’ll be sharing a card made with the retiring Beauty of Tomorrow Set! This project was created as part of my Sepia Effects Technique Class. Do you ever make what seems like a huge mistake and then somehow manage to create something beautiful that you love? Well, that’s what happened with the […]

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Learn about my favorite alternative way to use the Forever Flourishing dies! It's a simple method you can use with any dies!

Forever Flourishing Dies & my favorite alternative way to use them!

By Melissa Kerman / December 21, 2021 / 0 Comments

In today’s post, I’ll be sharing my favorite alternative way to use dies. For today’s project I’ve used the Forever Flourishing dies and the Ornate Layers Dies! The Forever Flourishing Dies were used for the focal piece, and the Ornate Layers Dies were used for the subtle white impression for one of the focal backings. […]

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It's so easy! Learn how to make this beautiful handmade card with the Linen Speciality Paper and feel like an artist without even trying!

Make this beautiful handmade card & feel like an artist!

By Melissa Kerman / December 11, 2021 / 0 Comments

In today’s post, I’ll be sharing a beautiful handmade card with the Eden’s Garden Stamp Set and a speciality paper that I love! I’ve used the Linen Speciality Paper to make this beautiful handmade card and it was so easy, plus it made me feel like an artist without even trying! To create the focal […]

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