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Thursday, July 11, 2013

Tag, You're It At Meljen's Designs

Happy Thursday! It has been a really busy, overwhelming week or three LOL The good news is that I will finally get to apply for a new job soon. It is the job that I have been doing for the past 2 years along with my regular job. I'll be happy when I can apply and get the job. It will be nice to not be doing two jobs! I'll just keep my fingers crossed that it happens soon.

It has been rainy, rainy and wait... some more rain! for our weather... which means we really haven't done anything. It's just too wet and humid! Yuck! Alright... I'm off to work soon!! Enjoy the rest of your week!!

This is challenge #168 at Meljens Designs and for this challenge we have Tag, You're It! So, make a tag or include a tag on your project. I added a tag to my card and here is what I came up with:



I used North Pole Critters for this image. I colored the image with Copic. I used a Snow Marker for the snow piles. I added stitching around the outside with gold thread. I added Diamond Glaze on the ball at the top of the pole. I stamped the Season's Greetings from a Paper Smooches Stamp Set and used embossing powder on it. I used an edge punch to cut the edge of the red paper layered on the top and on the inside. On the outside I added gems to the edge of the punch.All of the papers were My Mind's Eye. The ribbon is from my stash.

Copic:
Holly - G03, G07, G09
Berries and Pole - R22, R24, R27, R29
Ears, Cheeks, Paws - R20, R22
Rabbit - E31, E34, E35, E37, E59
Hat - R22, R24, R27, R29
White Highlights - E40, E41
Pole Ball - Y11, Y15, Y21, Y26, Y28

Challenges:

56 comments:

Joan Macdonald said...

Fabulous Card Susan, Thank you for joining us at Challenges 4 Everybody.

Joan x

Kerry Hocking said...

Super cute Christmas card! Thank you for joining us over at MIM. Hugs Kerry xx

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

a fabulous Christmas card. Thank you for joining us at Aud Sentiments challenge good luck Ginny ♥

Lexie said...

Lovely card Susan.

Thank you for joining us over at the Lacy Sunshine Challenge. Good luck.
xx

Eret said...

Aww... So adorable. You almost make me want to make my own Christmas card right now. But I'll stay strong. No winter them in summer :)
Fabulous card!
Hugs
Eret

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

This is just tooooo cute Susan and I LOVE the design! Great job! Thanks so much for joining our "Anything Goes – Christmas In July Edition" challenge at Shelly's Images! Please come back and join us again real soon!!
Darlene
Shelly's Images Design Team
SHELLY’S IMAGES BLOG
DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS

Jenée said...

What a wonderful idea and design with the tag. Your card is adorable. Thank you so much for sharing it with us in this week's challenge at Inky Impressions.

Chana said...

Hi, Susan,

What a fun card! I love tag cards; it always feels as though there is a little something extra there for the recipient. Nicely done! Thanks for playing on our street at 613 Avenue Create!
Hugz,
Chana, Owner

Mian said...

What a wonderful Christmas card and a fab idea with the tag! Great details and fab design!

Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us this fortnight at Simply Create Too.
Best of luck and we'd love to have you visit again!

Hugs Mian
Simply Create Too Design Team Member
http://mianspysselhorna.blogspot.com

Maria said...

Great job. Love the image you used. Thanks for joining us

Pat said...

Super Christmas card with a great image and super bp. Thanks for joining in our challenge at Fab'n'Funky this week, good luck.

Pat xx

Zoe said...

Thank you for joining this week at Artistic Inspirations

Zoe x
Handmade with lots of Love
DT CALL at Creative Fingers

Notes by Nina said...

Super cute card Susan, Thank you for joining us for Merry Monday.

Heidi said...

Your card is gorgeous!
Thanks for joining us at Card and Scrap:)
Hugs, Heidi:)

carol said...

Wonderful Christmas card....thanks for sharing your card with us at CRAFT x carol

Kelly Lloyd said...

Lovely Christmas creation
Thanks for joining us at crafty ribbons
Hugs Kelly

Krafty Kows said...

Great card and love the image. Thank you for joining us at CRAFT this week. Jeanette

Leeann said...

Oh, how cute! If I got this for Christmas I would smile forever :) I love the tag, and the snow is amazing!

Thanks for sharing with us at Aud Sentiments!

Gitte said...

Great card.
Thanks for joining us at Card and Scrap.
DT-Gitte.

Mrs O crafty blog said...

Super cute card, thank you for joining in at happy campers, Pauline x

Laurie HIMCR said...

Adorable! Great job with the Copics! I just finally got on the Copic train! I know, crazy that it took me so long! Now I just need to practice! Thanks for joining us this week at HIMCR!

Hiding in My Craft Room
~Laurie

sparkling stamper said...

Love your snow! Thanks for playing with Aud Sentiments this week.

Ani said...

Lovely Christmas card! I love the faux snow! Thank you so much for sharing with us at Card Mania! Good luck!

Tracey Murphy said...

Super cute tag card, Susan! Love the snow and the gorgeous edging!

Thank you for sharing with us at 613 Avenue Create and good luck!
xx

Janet O'Brien said...

gorgeous christmas card Susan. I love what you have done to the snow! Thanks for taking part in The Stamp Spots 'christmas in July' challenge.

Karal Schuknecht said...

Hi Susan, this is a gorgeous card, and that bear is so great. Thanks for joining us this week for "

Karal SSD DT
My Blog: Karals Creative Corner

Christy Designs said...

Cute card Susan, Thank you for joining us for Whoopsi Daisy challenge this week.
Christy X

Cheryl First said...

Oh, that image is so sweet! I always love a Meljen's card!! :)
Thanks so much for joining us this week for the Catch the Bug Challenge! Hope to see you again!

Cheryl First
aka Cafexpressions
DT Member for Bugaboo Stamps

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

Another fabulous creation!!!! Just love it!!!

Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Lacy Sunshine challenge. Hope you will join us next time. DT Crafting Vicky

Lisa Foster said...

This is so CUTE!!! Love it!!!!
Hugs,
Lisa
TSQ Royal Challenge

Sparkly Engineer said...

Super cute, I like the way the north pole goes off the tag.
Mary Anne, Great Impressions DT

Lori aka lorib117 said...

Susan, this card is too cute! Love the image and those beautiful patterned papers. Absolutely love how you did the snow. Thanks for joining us for the Sassy Studio Designs DTBST challenge this week and good luck.

-Lori SSD DT

Jenscrapstoo said...

Super fun card, love the image you have used!!Thanks for joining us at Hiding in my Craft Room
Cheers Jennie DTM
Jenscrapstoo

Tammy Miller said...

What a great project, very cute!! We appreciate you taking the time to join joining our July Anything Goes Challenge at CTB! I hope you can join us for our week long Christmas in July Celebration starting tomorrow!!!

Lady Anne said...

I'm so sorry but my challenge is progressive challenge and you have to use the images we provide...
Love ~ Lady Anne xx

Beccy said...

Great card super cute image. Thanks for sharing with Fan n Funky.
Beccy x

crafty-stamper said...

cute Christmas card love the border and tag and great snow effect-thanks for joining us at 613 Avenue Create
carol DT x

crafty-stamper said...

Hi me again just to say thanks for joining us at Lej designs
Carol DT x

Bonnie said...

This is an adorable scene, Susan! I love the snow and the use of the tag. I never know what to do with a tag. Thanks so much for sharing this with us at Merry Monday!

Miranda Slagboom-de Groot said...

It's just adorable.
Thanks for joining us at at Shelly's Images.
Hugs Miranda
Shelly's Images Design Team

Marlies said...

A beautiful Christmas card Susan! I like the way you used the tag, a fab design. Thanks for joining us at ATSC, Marlies

Trudy Harris Thomas said...

Beautiful creation!!! Love all the bling too which is perfect this week for our Ribbon and Bling challenge at Love To Create! Thanks for joining in!
Trudy, DT
http://stickyfingersblog.blogspot.com

Annmaree (Emu) said...

I sooo love Meljens sweet animal images and adore what you've done here with these snowwy buddies!

Thanks so much for joining in our Christmas in July challenge at The Stamp Spot!

Hippieaud (aka Audrey) said...

So cute, I just love the border and the snow is awesome! Thanks so much for playing along at Crafty Sentiments and Inky Impressions this week:)

Meighan Wheller said...

Such a cute image and lovely colouring. Love all the embellishments. Thanks for sharing with us at Holly Jolly this week. Meighan DT.

Cynthia said...

Really adorable, Susan! I love how you've incorporated the tag with this snow scene.

Lesley said...

adorable card! so happy you joined us at Merry Monday!

kanda said...

Gorgous christmas card and I love the tag. Thanks for joining us at the PCJ challenge xx

Sylvia x said...

Super tag - loving the image

Thanks for joining us at CRAFT Challenges this week

Hugs

Sylvia x

cebelica said...

This is so pretty. i like the cute image. Thanks for playing with us at Crafty ribbons! Hugs! xx

Robin Parker said...

Susan, Love your card and tag. Love the Christmas images. Love the punch and rhinetsones that you added. Great creation!

Jess said...

What a great card, i love that image. Your colouring is wonderful!
Thanks so much for linking up at The Stamp Spot this month!
Jess D TSS DT

Giovana Smith said...

Really cute!! Thanks so much for joining us at Great Impressions Challenge!!

Kezzy said...

Really gorgeous tag card. Thank you for joining us at That Craft Place Challenge Blog :-) Kezzy xxx

Lucy said...

A beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Digi Galore but unfortunately our rules state no more than 10 challenges including our own so it can't be counted in the judging x

Sandra Azzopardi said...

What a fun Christmas card, Susan!
Thanks for playing along with The Stamp Spot, Christmas in July challenge!

Sandra
TSS DT