Sunday, September 4, 2011

First taste of snow

Finally I've had enough free time to create another card. There had been a lot going on here the last couple of weeks with my brother and a friend of mine getting married, me going on holidays...
I am back from Stockholm for 3 days now and I couldn't wait to get started again. So here's my first card after that long break of crafting. It shows one of my favourite Karen's Doodles Images  -  "First taste of snow". It reminds me of myself when I was a kid, as I always tried to catch some snowflakes with my tongue and I still do nowadays...

Stamp: "First taste of snow" from Karen's Doodles
Sentiment: WordArt
Colours: Colour Pencils from Faber Castell, Joy Crafts Decorative Chalks
Sketch: Karen's Doodles
Dies: Nellie's Multi Frames, Magnolia Doohickey "Lace", Creatables
Punches: Martha Stewart Punch around the page "Aspen"
Perfect Pearls Mist, stickles, plain papers and cardstock from my stash.

Stempel:  "First taste of snow" von Karen's Doodles
Text: WordArt
Farben: Buntstifte von Faber Castell, Joy Crafts Decorative Chalks
Sketch: Karen's Doodles
Dies: Nellie's Multi Frames, Magnolia Doohickey "lace", Creatables
Punches: Martha Stewart Punch around the page "Aspen"
Perfect Pearls Mist, Glitzerkleber, stickles, einfaches Tonpapier und Tonkarton aus meinem Bestand.

I am entering the card in the following challenges:  
Ich werde die Karte bei den folgenden Challenges einstellen:

Karen's Doodles - Sketch 
ladybugs crafts ink challenge 36 - favourite stamp 
creative card crew - anything goes 
charisma cardz challenge 35 - anything goes 
stampin for the weekend challenge 15 - holidays 
stamp challenges - september digi day 
catch the bug - september anything goes 
stamptacular sunday challenge 127 - the sky's the limit 
simon says stamp and show - stamp tember blog hop & anything goes 
fun with shapes and more challenge 91 - egal was

crafty catz weekly challenge 98 - monochromatic 
cute card thursday challenge 180 - pinch a punch 
bunny zoe's crafts challenge 15 - easel cards  


  1. This is gorgeous :) love the punched out background, very pretty :) Great take on my sketch :)

    Thanks for joining us at Karens Doodles this week :0

    Elaine xx

  2. I am loving your card! So much fun. I am not really looking for winter to come, but hey...that's okay! Thanks so much for joining us at Karen's Doodles! I hope you will join us again tomorrow for a new challenge! It's going to be a good one!

  3. This card is so much fun sweetie. This is one of my fav images in the Christmas range of Karen's.Thank you for joining us at Karen's Doodles this week and good luck.


  4. Such a fun image, and i love the PATP, might need to add it to my list of stuff i neeeeeed! Thank you for joining us at Charisma this week :)
    Emma x

  5. Lovely Card.
    Thanks for joining us in the Hop from SimonSaysStamp!!


  6. Lovely card
    thank you for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week
    Love Jan

  7. Melanie, she is super sweet! Love your snowflake border!

    Thx for joining us at Ladybug Crafts Ink!

    Mary J x

  8. Lovely card - love PATP and cute image.
    Thanks for playing along with us at Charisma this week.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx

  9. Aww, this is just as cute as can be. Love that image and the wonderful snowflake border punch you used! Great warm color palette too. The flourish with the snowflake is the perfect finishing touch! So happy you hopped along with our Stamptember celebration at Simon Says Stamp and Show.

  10. wow, so cute ♥ A really wonderful motiv and so great with the punch.

    Thanks for joining us at Stamptacular Sunday this week.
    Hugs, Nina.

  11. Lovely card. The image is too precious.

    Thanks for joining us at Creative Card Crew.


  12. Hi Melanie
    A fabulous card fab colour thankyou for joining us this week at CraftyCatz
    Hugs Dianne xx

  13. What a terrific easel card!! =) Thanks so much for playin' along with us this week for the Catch The Bug Anything Goes Challenge with Bugaboo Stamps! Hugs & Happy Days! ~Min
    Kaymin Kreations

  14. Hi Melanie, Your card is so pretty and I do love that image, thanks for sharing it with us at Craftycatz this week.xx

  15. Wow, awesome card, I love the snowflake border!
    Thanks so much for joining us at Stamptacular Sunday this week!
    Hugs!! Dee Sprytebyrd's Sentiments


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