Paper Crafting Techniques

Foil embossing techniques are super fun, especially when using the colored foil sheets available FREE, during Sale-A-Bration this year! Check it out here!

Foil Embossing Techniques

By Melissa Kerman / February 3, 2019 / 2 Comments

Today’s cards feature my latest projects made with foil embossing techniques, specifically my Black Ice Technique with the Grapefruit Grove and Lovely Lipstick foil sheets. I’ve used the Beauty Abounds Stamp Set with these foil sheets, which are available as a FREE item during Sale-A-Bration! I just learned that these have been especially popular and […]

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For today's blog post I played with some paper decoration ideas. By altering designer papers with stamping on them I created some very fun effects.

Paper Decoration Ideas with Stamps & DSP

By Melissa Kerman / February 1, 2019 / 5 Comments

For today’s blog post I played with several paper decoration ideas where I started with designer papers and added stamping to create some very fun results. I’ll be sharing four of the designs I created today. For these cards, I’ve used the Wood Textures and Neutrals Designer Paper packs for stamping on. The Winter Woods […]

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Today's Drapery Fold Card is a Club Project and a Free Card Kit program card. It features the Needlepoint Nook Designer Paper and Lace Embossing Folder.

Drapery Fold Card with Needlepoint Nook

By Melissa Kerman / January 27, 2019 / 0 Comments

Today’s project is a Drapery Fold Card featuring the Needlepoint Nook Designer Paper and Lace Embossing Folder. It is a Stamp Club Project and a Free Card Kit program card. I have been wanting to create a Drapery Fold Card for the longest time, and while there were a few little challenges along the way, […]

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The Spotlighting Technique is used to add a fun twist to some simple card making ideas. The Home to Roost and All That You Are stamp sets are used.

Simple Card Making Ideas with Spotlighting

By Melissa Kerman / January 25, 2019 / 0 Comments

I’ve got two simple card making ideas for you today that feature a technique called Spotlighting. It’s a fun way to take a simple card and add an interesting little twist! The first of my simple card making ideas features the new Sale-A-Bration set called Home To Roost. I’m loving this set! A couple of […]

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Today's project features embossing art with the Rooted in Nature Stamp Set on silver foil. The Black Ice technique creates an icy montage of foliage!

Embossing Art with Foil Sheets

By Melissa Kerman / January 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

Today’s project with the Black Ice technique is a little like embossing art to me! The images from the Rooted in Nature stamp set are so gorgeous, to begin with, but they are just simply stunning, paired with the silver foil and heat embossing. This technique was something my mom and I discovered together when […]

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Easy Watercolor Painting Ideas

By Melissa Kerman / January 18, 2019 / 2 Comments

Do you like the possibility of Easy Watercolor Painting Ideas? Well, today’s post features a number of ways to create a watercolor background with acrylic blocks, ink pads, markers, and a plastic bag! In addition, I did a little heat embossing and shadow stamping to boot! I’ve used two different stamp sets with these techniques, including […]

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Today's Facebook Live features four homemade Valentines Day ideas including a card & 3-D items. Projects are made with the All My Love suite by Stampin' Up!

Valentines Day Ideas

By Melissa Kerman / January 12, 2019 / 4 Comments

Today’s post features four homemade Valentines Day ideas shared in my recent Facebook Live event. Projects include a card & three, 3-D items. Projects are made with the All My Love suite by Stampin’ Up! Here is the ensemble of items made (or started) during the live event: The first project shared in the live […]

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Check out these Clean and Simple cards made with the Floral Romance Specialty Designer Paper and more fun Occasions catalog and Sale-A-Bration products.

Clean and Simple Cards

By Melissa Kerman / January 4, 2019 / 3 Comments

Yesterday’s Facebook Live event featured two clean and simple cards made with the Floral Romance product suite, the Butterfly Gala bundle, the Botanical Butterfly Designer Paper and the Strong & Beautiful Stamp Set. I love both of these clean and simple cards! One was CASE’d and the other is my version. So the card on the […]

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I love winter card ideas that work for the holidays and other occasions too. The Farmhouse Christmas stamp set is perfect for this type of card.

Winter Card Ideas Make n’ Take

By Melissa Kerman / December 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

I love winter card ideas that work for the holidays and other occasions too. The Farmhouse Christmas stamp set and product bundle is perfect for this type of card. This stamp set is retiring and will no longer be available after 1/2/19 (or while supplies last)! I found this card on Pinterest and just had […]

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Today's project features lots of butterflies in a rainbow of colors, with the Gingham Gala Product Suite. The Rock and Roll Stamping Technique is shown.

Rock and Roll Stamping Technique

By Melissa Kerman / December 28, 2018 / 9 Comments

Today’s project features lots of butterflies in a rainbow of colors, with the Gingham Gala Product Suite. The Rock and Roll Stamping Technique is used and demonstrated in my Facebook live video. Today’s project is called a Floating Card. I used five products from the Gingham Gala product suite, for my cards, including; the Butterfly Gala […]

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