Friday, January 20, 2012

Emerald Faerie Birthday

Today I had finally been able to craft another card, after getting the good news that I am accepted for the Design Team at Penny's Challenges. I am really looking forward to it... The first challenge I will be creating something as a DT will start on February 1st. So it's my last chance to join their challenge...

I've been using one of my new digis from the Emerald Faeries Garden. They're sooo cute!

I will be sending this card to one of my pen pals for her birthday and I really hope that she will like the colours yellow and green...

Stamp: "Isla" from The Emerald Fairies Garden
Sentiment: "Wishing you a Magical Birthday" from LOTV Dreamy Day Sentiments Set, Numbers are WordArt
Ink pad in black
Colours: Polychromos from Faber Castell, JoyCrafts Decorative Chalks
Sketch: Stamp with Fun
Dies: Spellbinders Nestabilities, Magnolia Doohickeys
Papers: Asian Papers from Grimmhobby
Ribbon, ribbon with beads, button, stickles, plain papers and cardstock from my stash.

I am entering the card in the following challenges: 

allsorts challenge 137 - celebration of nations  Australia (national colours are yellow and green) 
sentimental sundays challenge 85 - ribbon 
catch the bug birthday challenge - 2nd birthday 
paperminutes challenge 200 - partytime anything goes 
stamp with fun challenge 144 - Sketch 
fab'n funky challenge 104 - bingo (digi, flourishes, lots of layers) 
trimmies craft challenge 138 - use numbers 
moving along with the times challenge 132 - things with wings 
lothian crafts challenge 22 - die cuts 
penny's challenges 71 - ribbons & buttons 
emerald faeries challenge 16 - green and gold/yellow (Australia Day Colours) 
cutie stampers challenge 119 - vergessene deko (das Band mit Perlen liegt schon Monate in meiner Schublade herum...)
bastelmuehle challenge 29 - M = märchenhaftes
challenge up your life challenge 60 - Bingo (Schnörkel, Perlen, Glitzer) Ich hoffe, die Holzperlen zählen auch als Perlen...
sweet stampin challenge - all that glitters
abc challenge - H for Happy Birthday 
truly scrumptious challenge 72 - something forgotten  (I forgot about the yellow ribbon with the pearls, it had been laying around for months and I never used it before) 
papertake weekly challenge - buttons bows bling & blooms I used a button, bling and flowers in the background


  1. Fabby card Melanie! Love the little beads! Thanks so much for joining in with my challenge at MAWTT this week, good luck! Pami x

  2. Oh this is really sweet Melanie! What a cute fairy and the sentiment is perfect. Love the papers and embellishments - the beads look stunning! Your pen pal will love it !!
    Thanks for joining us at MAWTT and Good Luck in the Challenge!
    Hugs Sue xx

  3. Deine Karte sieht toll aus. Vielen Dank für Deine Teilnahme an der Bastelmühlen-challenge und bei Challenge up your life

  4. Love the colours you have used and such a sweet image. Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week.

    Pam x

  5. Great take on the theme and beautiful creation, thank you for joining us at the Emerald Faerie Garden
    Hugs Kate xx
    ps I have some candy if you are interested :)

  6. Soooo cute!! The sentiment and the image are a perfect match!!! Love your choice in colors and the use of your embellishments. Thank you for joining us at Sentimental Sundays.


  7. wow very nice Card! Thanks for joy with Cutie Stampers.

    hugs Jane

  8. Tolle Karte und so schön Frühlingshaft. Gute vewendung von deinen "vergessene Deko".
    Danke das du bei CS mitmachst.
    LG Michelle

  9. Congrats on your DT role. Great card - love those Emerald Faeries images. Thank you for joining us at C.R.A.F.T. challenge this week. Jeanette

  10. Einfach toll!
    Danke für deine Teilnahme bei Paperminutes.

  11. wow what for wonderful card !!thank you for joining stamp with fun this week.

  12. What a cute card. Love your design and the beads are a nice addition.

    Thank you for joining us at ABC.

    Lin xx

  13. So colourful and cheerful - your pen pal will love it! Thanks for playing along with Fab N Funky this week!

  14. Hello there, what a great project for our "Use Numbers" Challenge on CRAFT Challenge! Thanks for playing along this week.

    Good luck and a big Hug from Austria, Elisa (GDT Jan.)

  15. fab card, Thanks for playing along with Fab N Funky this week!

  16. Oh I love Isla! Wonderful card! Thanks for joining us at The Emerald Faerie Garden.

  17. I bet your pen pal loves it Melanie, it's lovely! The yellow & green are such fab cheery colours.

    Unfortunately some of the Sweet Stampin' DT girls have been unable to leave comments on your blog this week. The rest of the team have rallied round to try & make sure that everyone gets comments but it would be a tremendous help if you would consider the fix. Apparently this is due to blogger issues with an embedded comments box & the way to cure it it is to have a pop up box instead. If you need instructions on how to do this, please see here

    where Alison has provided a quick walk though, it's a simple process!

    Thank you so much & we appreciate you playing along with Sweet Stampin' xx

  18. I love your little elf and the beads are fab! Congratulations on your DT post
    Thank you for joining in at MAWTT this week and good luck with Pami's Things With Wings challenge
    Hugs Laurie x

  19. Really cute image and love the layout on your card! Thank you so much for joining our 'Use a Number' challenge at CRAFT this week and good luck in the prize draw, love Jacky x

  20. What a super cute card!!! Thanks for joining us at ABC!!

  21. Super cute card,
    thanks for joining in with us at the Emerald Faerie Garden!
    Hugs Nela

  22. Cute card.
    Thanks for joining us at Cutie Stampers.

  23. Danke für deine Teilnahme bei BMC# 29(Bastelmuehlen Challenge)
    LG hellerlittle

  24. Wow, ein klasse Werk ist das geworden.

    Vielen Dank für Deine Teilnahme bei der Challenge der Bastelmühle.

    LG Sebrina

  25. die ist wirklich süß!
    danke für´s teilnehmen bei den CS.

    lg nadine

  26. Fabulous job with the Green and Gold colour combo and your gorgeous Faerie.
    Thanx soo much for joining us in The Emerald Faerie Garden.

  27. Ein tolles Kärtchen.
    Danke fürs Mitmachen bei den Cutie Stampers.
    Viele Grüße

  28. Ein entzückendes Motiv. Vielen Dank für Deine Teilnahme bei der Bastelmühlen-Challenge.

    LG Andrea

  29. Vielen lieben Dank für die Teilnahme bei der Bastelmühle!



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