Intermediate Card Making Techniques

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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I am having so much fun with the Tasteful Touches Stamp Set from the 2020 - 2021 Annual Catalog! Projects feature heat embossing and sponging.

Fun with the Tasteful Touches Stamp Set!

By Melissa Kerman / May 29, 2020 / 0 Comments

I’m having so much fun with the Tasteful Touches Stamp Set from the 2020 – 2021 Annual Catalog! This set will be available to purchase starting June 3rd! The Tasteful Touches Stamp Set and In Good Taste product suite were some of the first products in the new annual catalog that I just had to […]

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This unique DIY Rose Card with To A Wild Rose Stamp Set was created to have an antiqued look and multicolored roses. I made my own ink pad to get this look.

Unique DIY Rose Card with To A Wild Rose

By Melissa Kerman / April 21, 2020 / 2 Comments

In today’s post, I’ll be sharing a unique DIY Rose Card with To A Wild Rose Stamp Set. It was created to have an antiqued look and multicolored roses. I made my own ink pad to get this look. Two techniques were used on this card, 1) to get the antiqued background and 2) to […]

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emboss resist technique tutorial

Emboss Resist Technique Tutorial Ideas

By Melissa Kerman / April 17, 2020 / 0 Comments

Today’s post and video include an Emboss Resist Technique Tutorial plus I’ll be showing another must-know technique called Direct To Paper. My projects today were inspired by a card I saw on Pinterest by Michele Boyer. She has included a step by step emboss resist technique tutorial in her project post. The color scheme she […]

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These Birthday Bonanza Stampin' Up! Cards include a super fun element that's easy to create and definitely a Wow! It features the Birthday Bonanza Designer Paper and the Perennial Birthday Stamp Set.

Birthday Bonanza Stampin’ Up! Cards DieCut Trick

By Melissa Kerman / March 20, 2020 / 0 Comments

These Birthday Bonanza Stampin’ Up! Cards include a super fun element that’s easy to create and definitely a Wow! The Birthday Bonanza Designer Paper and the Perennial Birthday Stamp Set are the featured products here. This fun layout is created by doing a simple die-cutting trick that can be done with a number of different […]

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Learn some fun, creative ways to play with the Positive Thoughts Stamp Set and coordinating Natures Thoughts Dies! Come get inky with me!

Inky Fun with Positive Thoughts Stamp Set

By Melissa Kerman / February 29, 2020 / 2 Comments

Today’s projects feature my single favorite stamp set from the current mini-catalog plus the dies that go with it. I’m talking about the Positive Thoughts Stamp Set and coordinating Natures Thoughts dies. I was working on a design for my Team Gathering this past week and in the process found what I like to call […]

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See some fun ideas for creating colored flagstone with the Stone Embossing Folder which is in the Power of Hope Bundle. Get this FREE during Sale-A-Bration!

Power of Hope Bundle Fun with Flagstone

By Melissa Kerman / February 22, 2020 / 0 Comments

The Power of Hope Bundle is among my top Sale-A-Bration freebies! I especially adore the Stone 3-D embossing folder which I’ve used on today’s projects to create some beautiful backgrounds. The Power of Hope bundle also includes the Power of Hope Stamp Set, which I’ve used for today’s cards. You’ll find more details about all […]

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My February 2020 Color Challenge & Blog Hop project features the Happy Birthday To You Stamp Set. It's FREE with qualifying orders during Sale-A-Bration!

February 2020 Color Challenge

By Melissa Kerman / February 3, 2020 / 2 Comments

Welcome to the Color Fusers Blog Hop and February 2020 Color Challenge! The color scheme for the February 2020 Color Challenge is Blushing Bride, Very Vanilla, Sahara Sand and Early Espresso. Now I initially thought this was going to be a difficult color scheme for me but this card actually came together pretty easily. I’ve […]

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Check out these WOW Projects that are so simple to make! One uses what I call the Burnished Baroque Technique with the Parisian Flourish Embossing Folder!

Parisian Flourish and More!

By Melissa Kerman / January 31, 2020 / 0 Comments

In today’s post, I’ll be sharing the two projects that we made at my recent team gathering. I think you’re going to love these WOW projects especially because they’re so simple to make! Incidentally, these two projects are so incredibly different and almost like “night” and “day”. I only say this because one is mostly […]

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This Double Point Fold Card uses the Thoughtful Blooms Stamp Set & Punch. They're FREE with qualifying orders till 3/31/2000. Check out this Fun Fold!

Double Point Fold Card – Thoughtful Blooms

By Melissa Kerman / January 26, 2020 / 2 Comments

This Double Point Fold Card uses the Thoughtful Blooms Stamp Set, Small Bloom Punch, and the Golden Honey Designer Series Paper. These products are FREE with qualifying orders during Sale-A-Bration which goes till 3/31/2000. I have to tell you that I CASE’d (copy and share everything) the stamping on the focal piece from Judy Garza […]

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