Tuesday, 31 December 2013

Thank You to All My Wonderful Club Members and Customers!

It is almost the end of the year and I would just like to thank each and every one of you who supported my business over the last year! I would not be able to continue what I LOVE doing without your support and I really appreciate you all.
Wishing you a wonderful Holiday and a Happy New Year!

Tuesday, 17 December 2013

Tags and more Tags!

 I thought I would share with you some tags I made for Christmas. I always like to make my cards and tags and it saves money as well as makes your gifts a little bit more special!
The images I chose are: Holly Christmas Fairy, Snow Bunny and Penguins Skating Buddy.
I paired them with Kraft tags (CTMH), c/s and ribbon from SU, twine from Recollections, and I coloured them with Copics.

Check out other wonderful Meljen Designs at: http://meljensdesigns.com

Have a wonderful day!

Monday, 16 December 2013

Christmas is in the air!

I love Christmas and enjoy decorating, make cards and doing  a lot of baking and entertaining!
Here is my newest Christmas card I have made. I used another Sherri Baldy image and am pleased with the way it has turned out!
I used Copics to colour, Spellbinders for the lace border and flourishes, Cricut for the the tree and bells, Papers from Studio Calico, Stickles, Prismaglitter from CTMH and ribbon and bling from my stash. I used the My Bestie Image 029.
I hope you all enjoy this Holiday Season!

Challenges Entered:
My Besties- Christmas Glitter- http://bestieschallenge.blogspot.ca/
Scrapbook Stamp Society- Anything Goes/Christmas-  http://scrapbookstampsocietychallengeblog.blogspot.ca/
My Besties Aussie Challenge- Christmas- http://mybestiesaussiechallenge.blogspot.ca/

Friday, 13 December 2013

Red and Green Challenge at Meljens today!

We have a great Challenge at Meljens today- Use Red and Green!
I used the image: Christmas Gift Mindy as well as Cardstock from CTMH, paper from Bo Bunny and Echo Park. Spellbinders for the shapes and poinsettia, and candy dots. The image was coloured with Copics and Stickles were added.

Join our current challenge at: http://meljensdesignsdt.blogspot.ca/ 
you could win a great prize!

Happy Holidays!

Thursday, 5 December 2013

Look what we did in Card Club this week!

This is what we created in Card Club this week!
We created tags! On Kraft cardstock tags we stamped with the images from the Polar Bear Holiday stamp set from CTMH C1557. We also used chocolate, ruby and sky cardstock, twine and hemp as well as the new Sparkle and Shine papers all from CTMH.

If you think this is something you may be interested in doing we have a sign up in January for the next session of Club!

email me for further details.

Christmas Card

I have been doing a lot of colouring lately and loving using 
Sherri Baldy's designs called " My Besties".
I used papers from The Paper Studio, Spellbinders dies for the Labels and Poinsettia, Echo Park sticker, Button and cardstock from CTMH, Candy dots, glitter ribbon and organza ribbon. I coloured the image with Copics and used Stickles. Image: My Besties- Lil Angel Wings


Card Entered Into the following Challenges:
Besties Challenge Blog: Tic Tac Toe- I used- Flowers, button and glitter!  http://bestieschallenge.blogspot.ca/

Creative Knockouts Challenge- Christmas Splendor- http://creativeknockouts.blogspot.ca/
Color Creative Classroom- Anything Goes-  http://scrapbitzcopics.ning.com/group/cmccopicchallengegroup

Tuesday, 3 December 2013

Special Winter Publication!

Life.Paper.Scrapbooks is having a special winter edition of their magazine and my layout was chosen for it! I am very blessed to have been chosen and LOVE this magazine!

Here is the link: http://issuu.com/lifepaperscrapbook/docs/lpsdecembermini

It is on Page number: 40

Monday, 2 December 2013

I am off to a good day!

This is what I found out this morning!
Thank you My Besties Challenge!
And now on to our Grand Prize Winner!
Congratulations to................................

#10 Sue TH

Saturday, 30 November 2013

Winter Card

After being in bed with a bad migraine all day I wanted to create something so here is my latest card...... I am having fun colouring these stamps called "My Besties" and I think they are very cute!

I used Kraft and American Crafts cardstock, handmade lace paper from my local art store, Spellbinders for the snowflakes, embossing folder. Whimsy stamps for the ticket and I coloured the image with Copics. And this adorable stamp from My Besties called: IMG952

Hope you enjoy!

Entered in the following Challenges:

My Besties- No patterned Papers. http://bestieschallenge.blogspot.ca/

 CMC Copic Challenge Group- Anything Goes. http://scrapbitzcopics.ning.com/group/cmccopicchallengegroup

Thursday, 28 November 2013

Giving Thanks Challenge!

Here in Canada we celebrate Thanksgiving in October but my friends in the States are celebrating their US Thanksgiving! To celebrate this,  Meljens is having a new Challenge called "Giving Thanks".
The image I used is called : Thomas Turkey
I coloured him with Copics, used papers from CTMH and Simple Stories, and a Martha Stuart punch.

Join us in this weeks challenge at: http://meljensdesignsdt.blogspot.ca/ and you could win some awesome digi's!

Happy Turkey Day to all my Team Members in the States!

Monday, 25 November 2013

Bows Challenge at Paper Nest Dolls!

For this week's new Challenge the theme is bows!
I used the image: Cupcake Ellie from The Paper Nest, and coloured them with Copics, Spellbinders dies, paper from Heidi Grace and embellishments from my horde!

Join us in this weeks challenge at: http://thepapernestdollschallenge.blogspot.ca/
you could win: a $20 gift certificate!

Hope you enjoy!

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

DO you need an awesome watermark?

If you need a creative watermark, go to: http://creativejunkeezcarddesigns.blogspot.ca where my fellow teammate Nikki has some amazing designs! You can pick from her collection or she can design something for you like she did for me!


Its DT Day at Meljen Designs Today!

It is Design Team day over at Meljens today and I wanted to share with you a card I made for my cousins baby shower! She is having a little girl so it was a lot of fun colouring this image for this card. The image is called Cuddle Cloud Baby and I coloured it with Copic markers, used my Spellbinders for the shapes and paper from Heidi Grace.

So join us at: http://meljensdesignsdt.blogspot.ca/
for the latest Challenge! and http://meljensdesigns.com/ to get a great image!

Hope you enjoy,

Saturday, 16 November 2013

My Besties Card

I have come across a new (to me) line of stamps called " My Besties". They are the most adorable doll-like stamps and when I saw them I knew I had to create something with them!

Here is my card for their latest Challenge:
The stamp is by My Besties and I coloured her with Copics. I used my Spellbinders for the square and papers from Jillibean Soup and Swiss Dots. Behind the Girl is some handmade paper I got at a local art store.
Hope you enjoy!

Entered into: Layers Challenge- http://bestieschallenge.blogspot.ca/

Thursday, 14 November 2013

This Weeks Challenge at Meljens!

This week we are doing "In A Word" for our Challenge!
Here is my card:
I used a cute little image called: Turtles Friend and coloured him with Copics. I used papers from Simple Stories and a sticker from Jillibean Soup. 

To participate in our Challenge go to: http://meljensdesignsdt.blogspot.ca/
you could win a great prize!


Monday, 11 November 2013

Thank you Ladies!

I just wanted to thank all the wonderful Ladies who came out to my Holiday Workshop on Saturday! We had a lot of fun and made some beautiful creations!

Give Thanks Challenge at Paper Nest Dolls today!

Here is my creation for the newest Challenge over at PND! Since it the American Thanksgiving they are doing a "Give Thanks" Challenge so I decided to make a paper lantern for it!

and enter your creation! You could win $20 to use at www.the-papernest.com


Thursday, 7 November 2013

Thursday, 31 October 2013

Scardey Pants Challenge at Meljens Today!

Its Halloween and we are doing another great Challenge at Meljens today! 
The "Scardey Pants" - Create a Halloween Card or project!
I decided to make a cute treat tube for this challenge and here it is:
The image I chose for my tag is called: Jar of Eyeballs.
So get in a Halloween mood and create something Scary!

Hope you enjoy,

Monday, 28 October 2013

Anything Goes Challenge at Paper Nest Dolls today!

The Paper Nest is having an "'Anything Goes" Challenge today!
Here is my card: 
I used Copics to colour, Paper from Doodlebug Design, Spellbinders and Cricut for the shapes, Cardstock from Close to My Heart and Prima flowers.

Join us in the challenge at:  http://thepapernestdollschallenge.blogspot.ca/

You could win a $25 Gift Certificate to The Paper Nest Store!!!!!!!!!

Wednesday, 23 October 2013

Design Team Day at Meljens!

Halloween is right around the corner so I was in a  Halloween mood when I created this project for my Design Team Day at Meljen Designs. I found this really cool wooden coffin at the dollar store and paired it with a really cute image called: Lil Vampire.
I coloured the image with Copics, imked it with CTMH pigment inks, added paper from DCWV, and used my Spellbinders to cut out the bats and the pumpkins.

So go to  http://meljensdesigns.com/ to find a Halloween image and create something!

Have a great day,


Sunday, 20 October 2013

My Besties Challenge

I have entered a new Challenge at My Besties. (A Kid or Baby card) 
The images are SO very cute and I really enjoyed colouring them!
I used: Copics to colour, Coordinations cardstock and papers from Doodlebug Designs.


I'm A Proud Mom!

I'm a VERY proud Mom! Brianna came with us to her first Scrapfest on Friday and Saturday and entered into the layout contest. (This layout she completed two weeks beforehand and all by herself) Well....... Canadian Scrapbooker picked her layout for best journalling!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Here she is with all the ladies of Canadian Scrapbooker including Cathie Allan!

I cried, and she hasen't stopped smiling! It was a wonderful weekend.

Thursday, 17 October 2013

Peek A Boo Challenge at Meljens Today!

There is a fun challenge at Meljens today! Its called the "Peek A Boo" Challenge- use a hidden message or element in your project!

Here is my Halloween themed card for the Challenge:

I used the great image from Meljens called: Witchy Legs 2 and I inverted it and used it in my chimney! When you pull the tab it reveals a secret message- Happy Halloween!
I used Bazzils c/s, Swiss dots, and some amazing dies from Spellbinders! ( Nested Bats and Witches Brew) I coloured the image with Copics.

Join us in the challenge at:  http://meljensdesignsdt.blogspot.ca

Hope you enjoy!

Wednesday, 16 October 2013

Holiday Workshop

Holiday Workshop
November 9th, 2013
10am OR 1pm
Here is a picture of what we will be doing!
You will make 2 of each design (3 cards, gift card holder, gift bag)

Monday, 14 October 2013

Halloween Challenge at Paper Nest Dolls today!

Join us today for another Challenge at Paper Nest Dolls today! The theme is: Halloween
I made this card with the cute image from Paper Nest called: Little Witch Ellie, cardstock, papers and glitter ribbon from CTMH.

You could win this awesome prize pack from the Paper Nest for entering the Challenge!