Paper Crafting Techniques

Simple stamping and sponging are the techniques used on this card made with the Dear Doily Stamp Set. This is a Mar/April FREE Card Kit Program project!

Dear Doily with Sponging

By Melissa Kerman / April 7, 2019 / 0 Comments

Simple stamping and sponging are the techniques used on this card made with the Dear Doily Stamp Set. This is one of the March / April FREE Card Kit Program project. The Dear Doily Stamp Set is in the 2019 Occasions Catalog which retires on June 3, 2019. Most of the products in this catalog […]

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I'm excited to share this simple card making idea that uses the Butterfly Gala Bundle. It can be made using the stamp set OR the Botanical Butterfly DSP.

Simple Card Making with Gingham Gala

By Melissa Kerman / April 2, 2019 / 1 Comment

I’m excited to share this simple card making idea that uses the Butterfly Gala Bundle. It can be made using the stamp set OR the Botanical Butterfly DSP. The Butterfly Gala Bundle is part of the Gingham Gala product suite in the 2019 Occasions Catalog. This suite includes a variety of super fun products including […]

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Today's fun fold cards were created using the Painted Seasons Stamp Set, which, is available as part of a FREE bundle during Sale-A-Bration (ends 3/31/19).

Fun Fold Cards with Painted Seasons Set

By Melissa Kerman / March 24, 2019 / 1 Comment

Today’s post features three cards made with the Painted Seasons Stamp Set. These fun fold cards are variations on a theme in three color schemes and two orientations. The stamping is pretty much the same but one is oriented landscape and the other is a portrait orientation. This first card was one of the three […]

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Today's project features two step stamping, the rock n' roll technique and the Beach Happy Stamp Set for a fun, summery design anyone would love!

Two Step Stamping with Beach Happy

By Melissa Kerman / March 22, 2019 / 2 Comments

Today’s “Rewind/Redo” project features Beach Happy Stamp Set for a fun, summery design anyone would love! My Redo” project features two step stamping and the rock n’ roll technique. My original card is a Christmas card that I made when I first started as a demonstrator. For my original design, I’ve used a technique called […]

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Today's simple cardmaking ideas feature the Flowering Desert stamp set from the 2019 Occasions Catalog. The Stamparatus was used to get perfect placement!

Flowering Desert Cardmaking Ideas

By Melissa Kerman / March 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

Today’s simple cardmaking ideas feature the Flowering Desert Stamp Set from the 2019 Occasions Catalog. The Stamparatus was used to get perfect placement of the images and I’ve created two variations of this project. This first version was actually one of the Make n’ Takes at a gathering of my Treehouse Chicks Team. We used […]

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Today's card making ideas feature the Wood Words Stamp Set and were inspired by a project I made many years ago that I like to call a "Rewind". The "Redo" projects were created to celebrate my 16 yr anniversary with Stampin' Up!

Card Making Ideas

By Melissa Kerman / March 15, 2019 / 2 Comments

Today’s card making ideas feature the Wood Words Stamp Set and were inspired by a project I made many years ago that I like to call a “Rewind”. The “Redo” projects were created to celebrate my 16 yr anniversary with Stampin’ Up! in my weekly Facebook Live event. Here are the two simple cards that […]

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Check out these three unique card making ideas that feature three colors of foil die cut doilies and the black ice technique too!

Unique Card Making Ideas – Doilies & Foil

By Melissa Kerman / March 13, 2019 / 7 Comments

Check out these three unique, card making ideas, that feature three colors of foil, die cut doilies and the black ice technique too! These first two are made with the Sale-A-Bration Foil Sheets and the Doily Builder Dies, that unfortunately are no longer available. I’m so sad that both of these amazing products are gone […]

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See three projects here from the Simple Suite Stamper's Tutorial Bundle PDF. Projects feature the Doily Builder Thinlits and Happiness Blooms product suite.

Tutorial Bundle Projects

By Melissa Kerman / March 8, 2019 / 1 Comment

Last month I joined a unique design team called the Simple Suite Stampers. Each month we create a set of 8 tutorials that feature a specific Stampin’ Up! product suite. This months tutorial bundle includes projects made with the Happiness Blooms product suite which is on pages 24 to 26 of the 2019 Occasions Catalog. […]

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The set of Handmade Folding Cards in this post are made with the Doily Builder Dies and the Happiness Blooms designer series paper.

Handmade Folding Cards

By Melissa Kerman / March 5, 2019 / 2 Comments

The Happiness Blooms product suite and the Doily Builder thinlits are the featured products for the cards I’m sharing today. I’ve created five variations on this same card layout. They each use different patterns from the Happiness Blooms designer paper pack. You’ll find four out of the five designs in this post. The fifth version […]

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Learn some unusual ways to create texture in your paper crafting projects using some unexpected household items!

Creating Texture in Surprising Ways!

By Melissa Kerman / March 1, 2019 / 2 Comments

I love creating visual and abstract textures in my creations and always look for fun ways to do that! Today’s post and video feature a few fun ways to create texture and dimension in your projects by using things that are just laying around the house. When I was a kid I remember making a […]

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