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Saturday, 24 July 2010

My Birthday Cards and SCSC Challenge #93

Good morning everyone.  Huge thankyou to everyone who took part in last weeks challenge over at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge, we thoroughly enjoyed visiting your blogs and seeing your amazing creations.  Time now for the lovely Jane to set the next  challenge and so this week we want to see...............

"   F A I R Y   T A L E S "

Here's what I came up with..........


Digi Image -  FruFru Fairy - 'Flora' by Meljen Designs
Papers - Basic Grey (from Secret Crafter Shop)
Colouring Mediums - Copics, Promarkers, Watercolour pencils and
Sansodor using paper stumps (available from Secret Crafter Shop)
Cardstock - Stash
Ribbon - Hobbycraft
Flowers - Prima
Roses - Hobbycraft
Glitter - Glamour Dust (available from Secret Crafter Shop)
Leaf Punch - Leone Em
Border Punch - Martha Stewart (available from Secret Crafter Shop)

My teamies have come up with some really wonderful creations for this, please check them out on the challenge blog here and leave them some love.  We can't wait to see come up with.


I just wanted to say a HUUUUGE thankyou to all my blogging buddies for your best wishes on facebook and the birthday cards that were sent to me yesterday - such a lovely surprise!!  Some even had little parcels packed in with them!!! You're all so very supportive - and generous, I shall be popping round your blogs individually to thankyou!!  For now I thought you might like to see the cards I received.......


aren't they fabulous!!  Thanks to each and every one of you, I will cherish them always.
Thanks for stopping by and happy crafting.
Bigs hugs all round
Mel X  


Cathy said...

Happy Birthday Sweetie xx

Gorgeouys card and i love that iamge ... so cute!
Cathy xx

Carol Ann said...

I can confirm the "Fairy Tales" card is even better in real life! There are beautiful sparkley accents on the image that the photo does not pick up.
Hugs Carol Ann xx

Crystal said...

AWWW Mel I LOVE how you used this iamge and those fun papers....AWWW what great bday cards...hope your day was FABULOUS!

jackiescrafts said...

Gorgeous card Mel and lots of lovely birthday cards too. I hope the postie brings you mine soon as I posted it in what I thought was time for your birthday. Sorry it's late

Hugs Jackie x

Rainmac said...

What a fab fun card, I love the colours x

Lesley said...

Fab card Mel, cute image! And lovely birthday cards too - I spy mine there lol! I hope you had a lovely day xx

Craftyanny said...

Didn't you do well, Happy belated birthday from me hun. Sorry I never got round to you yesterday. Hope you had a fabby day.
Love your card too, it's gorgeous, cute as a button
Anne x

coldwaters2 said...

Hiya Mel I am so loving that top card the image beautifully coloured and what fabulous colours and design and I love your cards they are stunning aren't we lucky to have cards off such talented crafting buddies.

Lorraine x

Helen said...

Beautiful card!
Hope you had a lovely birthday! I'm so sorry I forgot to post your card before I went away...anyway...better late than never! lol
Helen x

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

Cute card Mel. I love your design paper with the black card and ribbon - it looks really effective.
Great selection of birthday cards - hope you had a lovely birthday.
Caroline xxx