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Gliding by with Meljen's Designs

Here it is, my first Christmas card of 2010! One down and way too many to go. I am feeling a bit envious of the people that have been working on Christmas cards all along.

I just got this this adorable, little ice skating mouse from Meljen's Designs and could not wait to use her. She reminds me of how quiet, relaxing, and fun it was skating on my uncle's pond while I was growing up.

The glitter on the embossed panel behind her is white. I think it is picking up the pink color from my shirt when I took the photo. I tried different angles but it still shows up a pink in the photo.

You can purchase all Meljen's Designs images now at Whimsy Stamps.

Thank you for looking! Please stop they the Meljen's Designs blog and join our challenge this week for your chance to win some Meljen's Designs images. A new challenge is announced every Thursday.


  • Images: Ice Skating Mouse by Meljen's Designs on Whimsy Stamps
  • Papers & CS: Stampin' Up Winter Green dp, Georgia Pacific CS, Wausau Paper White Gold metallics CS, Stampin' Up white vellum
  • Inks: None
  • Tools: Big Shot, Spellbinders Nestabilities, ProvoCraft embossing folder, Stampin' Up circle punch, EK Success small snowflake punch, Martha Stewart edge punch, Copic & Prismacolor markers
  • Embellishments: Sulyn sparkling ice glitter glue, misc. gemstones


jaimie said…
Hi Cheryl,

Oh cut card, I like the stamp , so cute.

greetings, jaimie
Karen B. said…
Oh, he's so cute, and what a beautiful card with those patterned papers.
Karin said…
This is just darling! I love her little dress and the embossing on the background :)
1CardCreator said…
This is adorable! I love the soft colors and the embossing looks fab! Thanks for sharing. ~Diane
How cute, love the image and the sparkle behind. Don't feel bad about Christmas Cards, I only have one done as well.
Emma and Susan said…
Fabulous creation! Thanks for joining us this time at Aud Sentiments!!
Love and hugs
K Andrew said…
Cheryl, First of all this is the sweetest thing ever--I love the scallop border on the side and the antique colors--reminds me of childhood!
I tried leaving you a comment before, but blogger was acting crazy! Finally it lets me leave one today!
Beautiful card, talented you!
All the best,
K Andrew
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Riet said…
Ohhh wowww Cheryl,What a beautiful cards,i love the images and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx
Audrey said…
Super cute! I love that mouse and the embossing. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments.
Dazie said…
Cute and love the colours! I love those papers they are gorgeous!
Thanks for joining us at magical crafts
Tammy said…
Adorable! I love the colors and layout!!
Marlene said…
So, so cute!!!

Good for you, starting on the Christmas cards already!
Too cute! She does look very happy skating along huh?? Great border punch and snowflakes too! I love the rhinestones trailing behind her skates too!!
Nicole said…
Cute card! Love that DSP and those scallops! Thanks for playing along with us at TSTR! :)
jackiescrafts said…
What a cute card I love the image and the papers are great too
Thanks for joining in at Magical Crafts this time

Jackie x
Lou said…
Fab! Love the layout and the image its so cute!

Thanks for joining us over at Pear Tree Designs Challenge Blog.

Good luck.

Lou x
Great sparkly card. Good Luck and thanks for joining us at Pear Tree Designs. X
andrea said…
gorgeous card,love the colours and the image is so sweet,thankyou for joining us at fab'n'funky
Nordicblogger said…
You're way ahead of me, since I haven't made a single card yet. I love this card. It has all the cheerfulness of a perfect Christmas romp while also being original. Lovely!
Wendi said…
So so cute I love him and your card is lovely
Thank you so much for sharing with us at ooh la la
Lisa said…
Lovely card and I love that cute little mouse stamp! Thanks for joining us in the Tea Room!
Vicki Dutcher said…
Adorable!! Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends!
Linda said…
What a cute little mouse....great card!!
Thank you for joining us at Simple Doodles...hope you will join us for the next challenge.

Linda B - Simple Doodles DT
scrappyjan said…
Hi Cheryl, Very cute card. Love the colrs and that image is perfect for a cool down. It's 116 degrees here. YUCK!
Thank you for joining us this week at Creative Inspirations.
hugs, Janiel
Tracey said…
This is beautiful Cheryl, that image is so sweet, I love the colours & the embossing :)

Hope you're having a good week.
Audrey Pettit said…
What an adorable card! Love that little skating mouse. Your coloring job is fabulous and I adore the glittered die-cut behind her. Lovely color palette and punched edging, too. Thanks for playing along with us at TSTR.
Juanita said…
Adorable card, fabulously colored image. Love the bling. Thanks for joining us at Fussy and Fancy.
Rose said…
oh this is so adorable :) thanks for playing with us on SD
Carol Ann said…
A very pretty Christmas card. Thanks for playing along at Magical Crafts.
Carol Ann xx
Karen said…
Lovely! Thanks for joining us at Pear Tree Designs.
Risa said…
What a beautiful card, your image and detailing are fabulous! Thanks so much for joining us at KLSNS!
Debbie said…
WOW ... look at all those challenges you made work for this design!! The image is a cutie patootie!! Thanks for sharing with us this week in the Tea Room, at Fussy & Fancy and at KLSNS :)
Maria said…
Thank you for playing along in our challenge this week at Christmas Stampin All Year Long! Your card is beautiful!! Hope to see you playing along with us again!

Jessica said…
oh this is really cute, and puts me in the mood to start mu Christmas cards!
Wendy Ramlakhan said…
Ohhh, how sweet. I love the border punch and the Nestie shape you used. Great design.
Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments - hope you will play along with us again.

Kathy said…
So sweet, I love the image and the little trail behind her.
Such pretty non traditional colors for a holiday card, too.
Ceal said…
super cute, love the mouse. Thanks for playing with us at KLSNS
Dawn Mercedes said…
Love that punch!!

Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends!
Liz Williams said…
So adorable and good luck in the drawing over on Speedy'sFriends' challenge this week.
SuzanneK said…
Very cute, love your image and colour combo works so well together. Thanks for playing along at Aud Sentiments.
SuzanneK said…
Very cute, love your image and colour combo works so well together. Thanks for playing along at Aud Sentiments.
Anonymous said…
How adorable.Love the shades of green ad all the fine details.Especially the gem trail and the punched edge.Thanks for joining us at Pear Tree Designs.
Lisa x
Tip Top said…
Thanks for joining in with the Simple Doodles Challenge - hope you to see you again next time!
Stampin'Piper said…
Beautiful card and - wow - what a list of challenges ...

Thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations this week!

Hugs Tanja
Shelly Schmidt said…
I love this card- sweet image- your coloring is great and I Love this L.O.! TFS
Heather said…
Thank you again for allowing me to showcase your darling card on TJ!!! I love her and the embossing and beautiful muted greens. That splash of pink and sparkle... and all the other extras... such a fantastic card!

Have a great weekend.
Trish Hughes said…
love it, love it!!! Thanks so much for playing along with SD.

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