Intermediate Card Making Techniques

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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Check out this fun alternative layout with a window! Learn three essential tips for making these Painted Poppies Stampin' Up! cards in today's post.

Painted Poppies Stampin’ Up! Cards

By Melissa Kerman / January 24, 2020 / 2 Comments

Check out this fun alternative layout with a window! Learn three essential tips for making these Painted Poppies Stampin’ Up! cards in today’s post. I simply love this product suite and will be offering a Class-To-Go and live In-Person class featuring projects with these products, in February. You’ll find more details later in this post. […]

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Today's elegant card features the Parisian Flourish Embossing Folder with both heat embossing and dry embossing! It's a simple technique but a WOW effect!

Parisian Flourish Embossing Folder Project

By Melissa Kerman / January 19, 2020 / 4 Comments

Today’s elegant card features the Parisian Flourish Embossing Folder with both heat embossing and dry embossing! It’s a simple technique but a WOW effect! I’ve created two versions of this card, in two color schemes. They both use Parisian Flourish Embossing Folder and the Brick & Mortar embossing folder but they are done in different […]

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Stampin' Up! decorative masks have so many fun uses! Today's projects use heat embossing and pigment sprinkles with masks, for some super fun results!

Fun With Stampin’ Up! Decorative Masks

By Melissa Kerman / January 17, 2020 / 0 Comments

So what do you do when you make something, love it and then struggle to recreate it? Well, that’s what happened when I was creating these three projects with the Stampin’ Up! decorative masks. Well, the first thing I do is say Ugh!!! (LOL!) and then I have to decide if I’m motivated to figure […]

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Today's cards feature the Parisian Beauty Stamp Set and were created for the January 2020 Color Challenge. These are also a Club and Free Card Kit Project.

January 2020 Color Challenge with Parisian Beauty

By Melissa Kerman / January 6, 2020 / 1 Comment

Welcome to the Color Fusers Blog Hop and January 2020 Color Challenge! In today’s post, I’ll be featuring the new Parisian Beauty Stamp Set with the sponging and masking techniques. This project was created for the January 2020 Color Challenge and Color Fusers Blog Hop. It is also one of my three Jan/Feb Club and […]

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