03 November 2011

~ try it on tuesdays ~ AND ~ ssw #126

hiy chickies! hope everyone had a great week! 
it's been blistery and cold and rainy here all week...ah ~ great excuse for stayin in, stayin warm and doing a lil creating! 
my first creation is for try it on tuesday ~ who's theme this week is shaped cards! that is ~ cards of different shapes and sizes ~ as long as they are not the normal flat square/retangular cards. i think i accomplished that! i've always wanted to make a flower pot card ~ and i did! sure had fun creating it! lots of lil flowers on that one! oh ~ and speaking of challenges ~ i won last week's challenge over at try it on tuesday ~ how kewl is that!i won a gift certificate to 'the craft barn' ~ i can't wait to go shopping there! AND ~ i get a spot as a guest designer! whohoo!

my 2nd card is for the challenge over at
sweet sketch wednesday 
 there is  another great sketch that arlana created. thanks chickie for the inspiration. i made this card for my long time friend ~ it's her b-day tomorrow ~ hope she likes it! well ~ that's it for my scrappy happy goodies this week ~ i'm working on knitting ANOTHER scarf ~ this one is for 'mawahh'! i do hope the weather turns for the good here soon ~ even just for a day or so ~ i'm so wanting to get my bench painted!

~ flower pot card ~
for TIOT's challenge
and this is the card for SSWs #126 challenge
'...because you are my friend'
thanks for popping by and leaving some lovin'
please know it is appreciated!
happy creating!
and hugs


Clarky J said...

Love this beauty Melz - gorgeous colours and congrats on your win xx Janet TIOT

Donna C said...

LOVE your flowerpot !!! BEAUTIFUL !!!!Congrats on the well deserved win ! You are ROCKIN' again !!! keep it up !!! ( Hope you got some happy mail too LOL ! ) have a happy , scrappy weekend !

mulberry station said...

Oh Melody, I love thos flower pot cards. They are gorgeous. Your other card is really cute too. I hope you are staying warm. It is starting to get cold. Hope you have had a great week. Thanks for joining us. And, congrats on the win and the guest DT spot. You deserve it!
Nancy SSW-DT

Bee and Dee said...

Lovely shaped card really imaginative Hugs Bee

The Stamper's Touch said...

Wow, look at these two lovely creations!!! They are both super fabulous!! Thanks for joining us this week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.


PatR said...

Wow Melody your flower pot is amazing I just love it! It's so colourful and cheery. Thank you somuch for sharing it with us for the TioT challenge this week.xx

Carole said...

Wow what an awesome pot of flowers. Beautiful detail, lovely card.
Thanks for your sweet comments on my blog;)

Chrissie said...

Your cards are gorgeous Melz, full of such pretty colours and papers. Your creations look like they are from a fairytale book.
lol Chrissie xx

Cazro said...

Very pretty flower cards, so colourful. Thanks for sharing in our unusual shaped card challenge at TIOT. Good Luck. Caz

Jeannie said...

Another very sweet card with this weeks sketch! Cute! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

Peace & Luv,

nessy said...

wow!!! pretty, pretty flowers every where!! amazing creations ~congrats on your win!!
vanessa xx

Shelby said...

Both of these cards are just beautifully elegant. I love your style. That flower pot card is just to die for gorgeous!


Michelle's Blog and Cards said...

Oh wow another beautiful creation from you. Love your colours and embellishments. Gorgeous. I adore the flowerpot - thanks for sharing with us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday - Michelle DT x

Sharon Basel said...

Wow Melody - fantastic showing of pure beauty here. Amazing flower pot card - love that tag that comes out of the top. And the SSW card is just fabulous as always. You're always so creative with the sketch and make the most lovely of cards. Thanks for joining us again at Sweet Sketch Wednesday!

Kathie said...

OMG Mel you have been busy. Your flower pots are to die for. Your creating the beauty I have in my garden. I'm just loving your card just perfect your colours and your image and of course your amazing embellishments. What an awesome job so glad it was raining and you were able to create instead. Awesome card great job and thanks for sharing your card with us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday and good luck.
Kathie SSW-DT
P.S Looking at your clock you don't live in England correct? so where are you sitting and getting your creative juices flowing?

melody said...

thanks so much ladies ~ so sweet and so appreciated!

kathie ~ i live in canada ~ on vancouver island... yep...beautiful country here to get lots of creative juices flowing and get scrappy happy!

Jona Panesa said...

so gorgeous as always my dear!

Patti P. said...

Melody, sorry to be late stopping by, crazy week. I adore your flower pot card, I have yet to make one but I'm sure it wouldn't be as beautiful as yours. Your flowers and the colors are gorgeous. Love your card for our sketch this week. Beautiful details on this as well. Hope you are doing well. Thanks so much for joining us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

Patti SSW/DT

Jacki Randolph said...

Oh my Melody, your two cards are just beautiful!! Love all those beauty of flowers on the first and the second is just stunning- You definitely have two winners there in my eye!!
Congratulations on the win and DT!!

Jackie SSW-DT

Mara... said...

I love them both but the flower pot card is just stunning!!! So many layers and textures, it's so so pretty! You always do such great work, Mel. I love seeing your projects!

Arlana said...

Adorably sweet card. You always have such a way of making your cards so beautiful. Have a sweet day!!! Arlana@SSW!!!