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Thursday, March 31, 2011

Meljen's Designs Sketch Challenge

Before I get rolling with my post, let me apologize in advance if my post looks a little strange today. Blogger has been driving me crazy during the last several days by either removing my line breaks and adding extra line breaks where they don't belong. Since it is getting late on Wednesday night and I am trying one last time to fix up my post, I'm crossing my fingers and hoping for the best.


Now back to our regularly scheduled programming....


It's Thursday so it's time for the Meljen's Designs new release and new challenge. DT member Diana Kronquist created a great sketch for us to use in our challenge this week. For my card, I used the new Victorian Bird Cage image paired up with my favorite October Afternoon papers.



Here is a look at the sketch for the challenge this week. You can see the challenge rules and link up your project on the Meljen's Designs blog.




Here is a peek at the new release. These will be available in the Whimsy Stamps store today.




Don't forget to come by tomorrow for the Meljen's Designs 1st Birthday blog hop and the Whimsy Stamps new digital release blog hop. As with most blog hop, there are prizes involved, but you have to stop back tomorrow to get the details.


Thank you for stopping by!


Supplies:

  • Stamps: Victorian Bird Cage by Meljen's Designs on Whimsy Stamps
  • Papers & CS: Neenah Crest solar white CS, Papertrey kraft CS, PaperStudio black CS, October Afternoon Thrift Shop paper pad
  • Inks: None
  • Tools: Sewing machine, Copic markers
  • Embellishments: The Twinery charcoal bakers twine, misc buttons, misc. red felt from Hobby Lobby, Sakura gold glitter pen, Close to my heart Stardust Glitz

Challenges:



28 comments:

Cheryl said...

really really adore this hun,the image I love,and the layout and,papers are just perfect,just gorgeous hugs cheryl xx

Kathy and Lucky said...

Love your card, the bird cage with the DP is so perfect and the color combo is one of my favorites. Your blog looks just fine, I know my DD and others are struggling with pictures not loading or being removed and my DD is on the new version, so I think Blogger is struggling with it right now, don't sweat it, we come for your gorgeous cards.

Crafty Cre8tions said...

Oooooh, so nice!! I love the music background with the singing birdie! Fabulous :)

And the felt heart with the bakery twine!!

Terrific :)
Maria

Karen B. said...

Another beautiful creation. The touch of blue behind the image is a wonderful touch.

Jo Davies said...

Beautiful card Cheryl, Love the birdie and cage, wonderful work as always! Jo xxx

Karin said...

Love the music paper with the birdies singing :) Great color combo too.

1CardCreator said...

Beautiful card Cheryl, love the bg papers and the stitching. Stamp is a cutie too.

Becky said...

This is a stunning card! Wonderful design paper that goes so perfect with this image.

Elizabeth said...

What a great combination of images and paper. Love it.

Marlene said...

Blog looks fine to me.....adorable card. Love the twine and the stitching, of course!

Pauline said...

Oh this is gorgeous! I love the polka dot paper with that bakers twine, they look so great together.

glitzygirl said...

Great card, lots of details. Thanks for playing with us at the Alphabet Challenge, blessings Hilde

Mary said...

Beautiful card, I love all the detail! Thanks for playing along at Paper Playtime

Denise @ kc242 said...

what a pretty card. Beautiful design and details! Thanks so much for joining Iris' Spot this week!
Denise

Emily Leiphart said...

Your colours are amazing, Cheryl! There's nothing better than music and birds.

Iris said...

Love the style of the card and the paper is gorgeous!! Love it!

Thanks for playing with us at Iris's Spot!

Iris

Shabby Horse said...

Gorgeous card Cheryl! Love the papers you used.

Kim said...

This is fabulous! Love the colors and the polka pots with the musical paper background. Great Design and creativity!

Anita said...

Beautiful card Cheryl. Love the music paper behind the bird and cage.

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

OH how beautiful Cheryl!! I just love your take on the sketch, your used of the string, and your colors. Your designs are so creative and beautiful.
hugs,
Chris

Kathy said...

This is adorable. Love that image paired with the October Afternoon papers, looks great!

Celeste said...

This card is fantastic... I love it.. Thank you for playing along with Paper Playtime.

jdmommy said...

I love this image with the music bg!! Thanks for joining us in the Belli Challenge.

Anne Marie said...

Cheryl, this is fabulous! The beautiful colored image looks awesome with that rich background. Lovin' that baker's twine, too. Great job!! :)

Karen Howard said...

This is so lovely, I love all your cards! Hugs, Karen

Pat (mspfd) said...

This is a wow! Your really did an awesome job on the image and sketch. Great card!

Willy said...

It's a beautifull card!
Thanks for joining the Double Dutch Challenge ;)
Willy

craftyb said...

oh i really love this card! LOVE the colour mix and the layers!bx

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