Intermediate Card Making Techniques

The cards in today's post feature the Thoughtful Expressions Bundle and a gorgeous color scheme including four of the 2022-2024 InColors.

Cards with the Thoughtful Expressions Bundle

By Melissa Kerman / February 23, 2024 / 0 Comments

The cards in today’s post feature the Thoughtful Expressions Bundle and a gorgeous color scheme including four of the 2022-2024 InColors. The Thoughtful Expressions Bundle is a new item in the January to April mini-catalog. This project highlights my favorite image in the set which is this lovely hummingbird. These cards also feature four of […]

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Learn how to create some beautiful, striking cards with Shimmery White Embossing Paste and the Foursquare Decorative Masks.

Make these stunning cards with embossing paste!

By Melissa Kerman / February 9, 2024 / 0 Comments

In today’s post, I’ll be sharing some gorgeous cards that use Shimmery White Embossing Paste. These cards are variations of my February 2024 Color Challenge project. I just had to keep playing with Shimmery White Embossing Paste and this scrumptious color scheme including three of the 2022 – 2024 InColors. These colors will be retiring […]

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simple christmas card with watercoloring

Simple Christmas Card with Watercoloring

By Melissa Kerman / December 9, 2023 / 0 Comments

Today’s post features a stunning and simple Christmas Card with watercoloring, that anyone can make! I’ve included photos in this post of three versions of my card simple Christmas Card with watercoloring. This first photo is the simplest of the three. For these cards, I’ve used various circular objects to stamp the outlines of my […]

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These Retiform Technique cards were designed in a live video where participants helped pick elements. Design ideas and concepts were shared.

How To Design Cards! 3 Retiform Technique Cards!

By Melissa Kerman / November 18, 2023 / 2 Comments

These Retiform Technique cards were designed in a live video where participants helped pick elements. Design ideas and concepts were shared. This is Part 2 of 2 videos and blog posts featuring the retiform technique. In my first post/video, I created three unique pieces plus showed the card that inspired my creative play. In the […]

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Make your own beautiful autumn greeting cards! Today's cards feature the Autumn Leaves stamp set and a technique I'm calling Cracked Tiles.

Make Your Own Beautiful Autumn Greeting Cards! 

By Melissa Kerman / October 14, 2023 / 0 Comments

In today’s post, I’ll be sharing two autumn greeting cards. Autumn is my favorite season of the year in part because I love fall colors. Today’s autumn greeting cards feature a beautiful earthy color scheme and the Autumn Leaves stamp set from the September to December Stampin’ Up! mini-catalog. This is the first of two […]

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Use the Gorgeous Garden background dies to make these 5 amazing cards! These cards also feature a fun & simple watercoloring technique.

Make 5 Cards with the Gorgeous Garden Background Dies

By Melissa Kerman / August 26, 2023 / 0 Comments

In today’s post, I’ll be sharing 5 card variations featuring the Gorgeous Garden background dies from Stampin’ Up! The Gorgeous Garden dies include a pair of background dies, one with flowers and the other with foliage. My inspiration for today’s projects came from the fact that autumn is coming soon and I adore fall colors. […]

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Today's project features a super simple watercolor background technique plus, the adorable Trucking Along Bundle.

Simple Watercolor Background with the Trucking Along Bundle!

By Melissa Kerman / August 18, 2023 / 0 Comments

In today’s post, I’ll be sharing a project made with a super simple watercolor background technique. I love simple watercolor backgrounds and this method makes it so easy to get beautiful results quickly! You’ll want to use watercolor paper for the focal piece on this card. I’ve also used a Stampin’ Up! “I” size block. […]

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Check out these projects made with a simple two-for-one card-making method. Projects feature the Gorgeously Made & Phrases For All stamp sets.

Simple Two For One Card Making Method!

By Melissa Kerman / August 4, 2023 / 0 Comments

Colorful and simple cards! Can it get any better than that?… Well Yes! Use this simple Two For One method to make a bunch of gorgeous cards! I have three card variations for you today. For my first card, I did not actually use the Two For One card-making method. I decided to use it […]

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The theme for the May 2023 Color Challenge is the 2023-2025 InColors. I've used the Timeless Arrangements Bundle and all 5 colors on my card.

May 2023 Color Challenge & Blog Hop

By Melissa Kerman / May 1, 2023 / 3 Comments

Welcome to the Color Fusers Blog Hop and May 2023 Color Challenge! If you’ve already started the blog hop you should be coming from the talented Janneke Dijkstra de Jong’s blog post. If you’ve just joined in, make sure to do the full hop and see all the wonderful projects created by the Color Fusers Design team! […]

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Learn how to do the die cut masking technique with the Brilliant Wings dies, the amazing Naturally Gilded Specialty Designer paper and more!

Fun with Die Cut Masking

By Melissa Kerman / March 25, 2023 / 0 Comments

In today’s post, you’ll see several projects made with the Die Cut Masking Technique. Die Cut Masking is super easy. Plus, there are tons of creative possibilities with this technique. For today’s projects, I’ve used the Brilliant Wings dies to create my mask. On some of the projects, I’ve also used the amazing Naturally Gilded […]

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