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Thursday 30 December 2010

Meljen Madness

Hiya everyone, hope ya all had a fantabulous Christmas.  Santa's coming a second time to our home as my mum's coming today - loaded with presents for the children - she don't half spoil them lol.

As some of you know my craft stuff gets moved into the loft at the end of November so the whole family can use the dining room during the holidays.  I started moving my stash back downstairs on Tuesday and since then I've made TWELVE cards - think I've gone from withdrawal to overdose in two days rofl.

Some were DT makes which I can't show you yet but I have made some cards just for fun using some awesome images from Meljen's Designs.  I been itching to use these and it was driving me nuts that my stash was packed away - at least I got a headstart with next years Christmas cards. 

My first one is called "Caroling Snowmen"

I'm entering this card into the following challenges -

Craft Your Passion - Red, Green and Cream 
Creative Craft - Anything Goes


I've used "Happy Little Gnome" to make a thankyou card

Magical Monday - Thankyou
Cupcake Craft - Thankyou
Cute Card Thursday - Thankyou
C.R.A.F.T. - Thankyou
Papertake Weekly - Be Thankful
Create for Fun - Sketch


My third card is using "Bundled Little Snowboy"

Stampin4 the Weekend - Christmas and DT call
Crazy Challenge - Punch It
Meljen's Designs - Cold and Snowy
Digital Tuesday - Anything Goes


My fourth and final Meljen card today is a little cutie called "Cozy Little Chickadees"

I'm entering this last card into the following challenges.......

Totally Gorjuss - For Someone Special
Crafty Emma - Anything Goes

All of Melissa's images are available to purchase exclusively from Whimsy Stamps HERE .
Thanks for stopping by.  It's 13.30 here so I'd better get dressed lol, taken me ages to sort my cards out.  I'm hoping to keep well ahead with my DT makes in 2011 - gives me valuable time to play along in challenges myself as I've really missed it this year and been a bit disorganised.

Better have a quick tidy round the dining room too as we have Hyacinth Bucket (pronounced Bouquet) aka my mother (family joke related to UK telly programme) and stepdad coming in about an hour lol, oh well, no rest for the wicked!!!

Thanks for stopping by everyone and here's wishing you all a VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR!


Mel X


Anonymous said...

Oh wow Mel!! These are ALL absolutely stunning my friend!! So glad to see you having fun and these cards are gorgeous! These images are so fun!! TFS! HUGS

shaz earl said...

Hi Mel
Gorgeous cards many thanks for joining us at Alphabet challenge xx.

Ellibelle said...

What a great assortment of cards!! Love all of the image you used!
Thanks so much for playing the DTC!

kim edmonds said...

love the card youve entred this week over at c.r.a.f.t challenges the image is soo sweet.
good luck and thanks for playing along. x

Victoria said...

gorgeous cards - thank you for joining us on mm x

Dawnll said...

Wow you have been a busy girl!
All your cards are adorable.Love all the fun papers you used with the adorable images.
Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.
You could also enter several of these at Top Tip Tuesday this week it is use embellishments.

jackiescrafts said...

Your cards are gorgeous Mel and well done on getting a head start with next years Christmas cards

Hugs Jackie x

Sarah said...

Wow Mel, your cards are stunning, I love Meljens images. You've used some super gorgeous paper too. Happy new year to you and yours xxx

sandra's crafty corner said...

ooh lovely set of cards there, you have been busy, thanks for playing along at crative craft challenges xxx

Sprytebyrd said...

Such wonderful cards!! I love your Bundled Snowman - great colors and awesome layout!
Thanks so much for playing along at Meljen's Designs this week!
Hugs!! Dee Sprytebyrd's Spot

Jayne Hayward said...

Love your gnome card its really cute and beautifully coloured. Love the dp used and the layout used too.

Thanks for joining in with us over on Magical Monday

Jayne xx

Anonymous said...

Beautiful cards.Love the sweet image and papers on the card for our challenge.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion :D
Lisa x

Anne said...

My word what a lot of cards, great bunch to look at!
Phindys Place has a Thank You challenge running too at the moment, do please pop by and enter:)
Happy New Year

Gem said...

a beautiful creation! Thanks for joining in our Thank You challenge this week at CRAFT and good luck! Gemma :)

Cor* said...

Whoa, a whole lotta wonderful creations. How fantastic! Thank you for Being Thankful with our special team of designers this week at the Papertake Weekly Challenge! Happy New Year! Corry (GDT)

sammi said...

Gorgeous cards, Mel! Each and everyone one of them! Thanks for playing along with us in our "Red, Green & Cream" color challenge at Craft Your Passion.

Unknown said...

wow you have been busy lol.. I love all the cards and every image is ssoooo cute!! Thanks for taking the time to play with us over at CES xx

Anita said...

Great cards! Thanks for joining in the MelJen's Designs Challenge this week.

Mary's Creatieve verslavings Blog said...

All your cards are adorable.
Love all the fun papers you used.
Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.

Anne-Marije said...

What a nice cards!
Thanks for joining us at the Digital Tuesday Challenge...
xxx Anne-Marije

Sharon Caudle said...

Oh gosh, you've been busy, and they're all fantastic! Thanks so much for joining us at Papertake Weekly, and hope you join us again next week! Happy New Year!
hugs, Sharon

Trimgym said...

Lovely card, thank you for joining us at <a href=">CRAFT Challenge</a> this week and good luck!
Don't forget to check with us again tomorrow to see if you have won and to check on our new challenge. Happy New Year!

Jo and Tigerlover.

Paddington fan said...

Great collection of cards!! Thanks for joining us at C.R.A.F.T. for our thank you challenge. Happy New Year, love Jacky x

Vanja said...

Beautiful cards, Mel! Fantastic colouring and papers.
Thank you for joining us at CCT! :)

Hugs, Vanja

Cheryl said...

Oh wow! I love all these wonderful cards you made using Meljen's Designs images.

Thank you for joining our Cold & Snowy challenge at Meljen’s Designs.

Jessica Fitzgerald (aka MommaJess) said...

These are all fantastic. Thanks for playing along with us at MelJen's Designs Challenge this week.


Country Mouse said...

Your cards are great!!! Thanks for sharing with us at Meljen's Designs~~~