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Friday, 5 March 2010

Mother's Day/Special Lady and some Exciting News!

Morning everyone, hope your all well and enjoying the upturn in the weather!!   I sooo hope spring is finally on its way!

I've a card for you today and some news that I've been BURSTING to tell - I so hate keeping secrets, it nearly kills me lol!  I've been invited by the lovely ladies at Totally Papercrafts Challenge to join their design team - OMG, OMG, OMG!!!  These girls are so very talented and I can't tell you how much I'm looking forward to working with them!

Also joining the team are some well known faces in blogland;

The challenge this week at Totally Papercrafts, set by the lovely Lorraine, is


 Paula at Pollycrafts is sponsoring and she will be giving away the brand new and totally gorgeous ''Sweet Dreams Springtime Retro'' set plus you will find another little surprise on the challenge blog for ALL our readers - HAPPY DAYS!!!


Here is my first DT card for the Challenge........


Image - Pollycraft (LilyBean Fairy)
Colouring Mediums - Copics and Promarkers
Papers - Basic Grey ( Origins)
Cardstock - Stash
Lettering - Basic Grey
Flowers - Prima
Yellow flower sticker - Basic Grey
Bumble Bee Brad - Basic Grey (Porcelain)
Spacer and Pearl Brad - Stash
Card Candy

Be sure to check out the cracking makes from all my teamies here and we'd love it if you could join in the fun with us too.

I'm going to enter this card into the following challenges:

Simon Says - Mother's Day/Girly
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge - Mothers Day/Flowers
Crafty Calendar - Flower Power
My Time to Craft - Just for Mum
Cute Card Thursday - Lucky Green


I have some other exciting news I'm still sitting on cos and are "Secret" lol, but within the next few days I will hopefully have a few "sneak peaks" to tease you with lol!

Thanks for stopping by.  Take care and happy crafting!

Mel X


Crafting Joanne said...

Welcome again to the team Mel!!
Gorgoeus card only just realised we've used the same, is yours for Doreen too???...rofl.


Joanne xx

Sue said...

Hi Mel
gorgeous card hun, luv the colour combo,fabby flowers & papers, welcome aboard, sue,x

jackiescrafts said...

Congratulations Mel on your news

Gorgeous card love the image and the colour combo

Hugs Jackie x

* Shaz * said...

Hi Mel fabulous card and many congratulations on the DT spot xx

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Mel :-) This image is just soo beautiful and the papers and embellies you used are fab ! :-)I never realised you had used the same image as Joanne either ,, it just shows you how different they look ! :-)

Welcome to the team :-)

Lols x x x

Ria said...

Gorgeouss work Mel :) and I am happy you took our dt spot ;)
hugs Ria

Carol Ann said...

Congratulations Mel! Great card.

Carol Ann xx

Janneke said...

Mel, your card is great ;0)
Love that image ..

Hugs, Janneke X

Craftyanny said...

Nice to have you on board Mel, your card is gorgeous
Anne x

joey said...

Hiya Mel

this is beautiful!!! your colour choice is fab and it still makes me smile to think it matches the decor lol


Georgia said...

Wow, this is beautiful! I really love the colours and gorgeous flowers! Thanks for joining us at the Crafty Calendar Challenge! :)
Georgia xx

Kim. said...

Gorgeous card, love your use of colours here quite unusual but a pleasant change from all the pinks etc. Lovely designer papers and a really sweet image. Thanks for joining us this month over at Crafty Calendar Challenges.
Kim xXx

Eiglas said...

Very cute card!
Thank you for coming over to play at C.R.A.F.T this week!

Nicole Bailey said...

Oh congrats Mel!!! Can't wait to see all the new stuff you create!!!! btw, can't till you reveal your other exciting news.....:o}

Anonymous said...

Congratulations Mel - beautiful card x

Jane said...

Gorgeous card Mel!!! beautiful spring colours and gorgeous image! congratulations on your DT position! thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Challenge, hugs, Jane xxx

KraftyKoolKat said...

Fab card Mel, well done and I can see why you were picked to be a DT. Congrats. Cathy xxxx

Caroline said...

Gorgeous card!! Thanks for joining us at the Crafty Calender Challenge this month. Caroline x

Pat said...

Beautiful card, super cute image, and love the colours you have used. Thanks for joining in the challenge at MTTC this week.

Pat xx

Trimgym said...

Lovely card, thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge and good luck!

Jo and Tigerlover.

Emma said...

Welcome to Totally Papercrafts teamie!! Lol
Your card is gorgeous, I love the colours.
Hugs Emma x

Angela Weimer said...

Beautiful card and congrats on the design team. Your stuff is beautiful. Angela