Intermediate Card Making Techniques

Do you want to have some serious fun making glue resist art? If so, check out these three unique projects that are so easy to make!

Fun with Glue Resist Art!

By Melissa Kerman / October 1, 2022 / 0 Comments

In today’s post, I’ll be sharing some crazy fun with what I’m calling glue resist art. I’ve been playing with adhesives of various kinds lately and I’ve been having so much fun thinking of non-traditional ways of using them. In fact, I have a class dedicated precisely to Creative Play with Adhesives. At the end […]

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Check out these unique Christmas cards made with the Lights Aglow suite & some unusual techniques for using adhesives in your paper crafting.

Unique Christmas Cards with the Lights Aglow Suite

By Melissa Kerman / September 17, 2022 / 0 Comments

In today’s post, you’ll see two unique Christmas Cards that feature the Lights Aglow suite and some fun and unusual techniques! The techniques I’m featuring today include some “out of the box” ways to use adhesives. I’ll be using a foam adhesive sheet and multipurpose liquid glue to create my two unique Christmas cards. The […]

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Do you love a simple card layout that can be used to create multiple card styles? If so, you're going to love today's post!

1 Simple Card Layout, 4 Unique Cards

By Melissa Kerman / August 20, 2022 / 0 Comments

Do you love a simple card layout that can be used to create multiple card styles? If so, you’re going to love today’s projects! In today’s post, you’ll see 4 cards using 1 simple card layout! My first two projects feature the Happy Forest Friends Designer Paper and Limited Edition Stamp Set. The first card […]

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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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