Wednesday, December 5, 2012


First, allow me to announce the winner of the blog candy from my Mod Podge Blog Hop post. Using, #5 was the lucky number. Congratulations Kathy. You will have one week to respond to my email.

I've been trying out card making lately.  Here are two of my newest creations.
My first card is based off a sketch from Sunday Stamps

Supplies used:
patterned paper - CTMH (Good Times), stamps - CTMH (Spot on Backgrounds and Rustic Flowers) and Paper Studios (Best Wishes), ink - CTHM (twilight), cardstock, ribbon and brad are from my stash
I am entering this card into the following challenges:
Sunday Stamps - sketch
365 Cards - Day 278: polka dots
Lady Anne's Challenges - anything goes
Ooh-la-la - #119 - seeing spots and dots
Paper Pretties - #68 - use ribbon
Use It Tuesday- #44 - ink it up ... finally
Penny's Paper - #105 - anything goes

My second card is based off a sketch from Just Us Girls

Supplies used:
ribbon - American Crafts, stamps - CTMH (Christmas Greetings and Say It In Style), ink - CTHM (holiday red and clover meadow), markers - LePlume II, cardstock from my stash
I am entering this card into the following challenges:
Just Us Girls - sketch #165
Critter Sketch Challenge - #144 - Christmas anything goes
Lollipop Crafts - #95 - Happy Holidays
My Craft Spot - #78 - Merry Christmas
Pretty Little Ribbon Shop Blog - #17 - It's Christmas
Ribbon Carousel blog  - #75 - the Holidays
Addicted to Stamps and More - #5 - Make Your Mark
Christmas at Sweet Stampin' - #1 - anything goes

Til next time,


  1. Fun images, Melissa. Thanks for joining us at ATS&M.

  2. To lovely Christmas cards Melissa.

    Thanks so much the sharing with us at Pretty Little Ribbons challenge this month.

    B x

  3. Cute card, love that big flower.
    Thanks for playing along with us at Use it Tuesday this week!

  4. Super cute! So glad you joined us this week at My Craft Spot!!!

  5. Great cards. I love the big flower you've used for the "embellishment". Thanks for playing along with us at Sunday Stamps.

  6. Two great cards, I love your fab flower on the first one.
    Thank you for joining us at Ooh La La Creations.

  7. What a lovely, cheery card! Thank you for playing at Christmas at Sweet Stampin'! Tracey x

  8. Super cute cards!! Thanks for joining us at My Craft Spot.

  9. Lovely choice of designer paper on the card you made with our sketch. I really love the flower as the focal point. Thanks for joining us at Sunday Stamps, hope to see you again soon :)

  10. So cute! Great job with the sketch. Thanks for playing along with Just Us Girls!

  11. great cards. Thanks for digging into your stash to join us

  12. Cute Christmas images in the squares :) Thanks for joining us at Just Us Girls this week :)

  13. Super fun Christmas card and fab stamping! Thank you for joining us at ATSM. Sue x

  14. Nice, colorful card! Thank you for sharing with us at ATSM this week.

  15. Card making is so much fun! I like all the polka dots in the first card and the gathered ribbon. Thanks for playing along with us at Sunday Stamps!

  16. Fun images peeking out of those panels. Love the striped DSP too. Thanks for joining us this week at ATSM.

  17. Two brilliant creations. Love your use of bright colours. Thanks so much for joining us for our first Challenge at Christmas at Sweet Stampin. X

  18. Super cards! Your Christmas card is so bright and cheerful!

    Thanks so much for playing along with us at My Craft Spot!

    Small Bits of Paper

  19. Great card.

    Thanks for joining in with us at Christmas at Sweet Stampin'.

    Merry Christmas!