Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Cleaning with Vodka

First of all I wanna wish you all a very Happy New Year! 
Hope you had a great celebration and will be happily crafting throughout the year again...

As it is the forst Wednesday of the year we're starting a brand new challenge over at Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge Blog. Our theme for the next week is "use your favourite embellishments" (and please let us know which ones your favourites are).

These are our sponsors and the great prices we have up for grabs...

Prize 7 digis of winners choice 

 Prize 7 images of winners choice 

And here's the card I made for our challenge with my favourite embellishments (gems, swirls & the sparkly decorative chalk):

Stamp: "Stella clean Vodka" from Bugaboo
Colours: Polychromos from Faber Castell, Joy Crafts Decoratice Chalks
Dies: Spellbinders Nestabilities, Creatables
Paper: Dots from CraftsToo
Gems, plain papers and cardstock from my stash.

I am entering the card in the following challenges:

paper play challenge 51-52 - out with the old, in with the new (old: creatable swirl die; new: stamp)
pause dream enjoy challenge 52 - anything goes
kaboodle doodles challenge 152 - anything goes 
creative inspirations paint challenge - anything goes 
through the craftroom door challenge 51 - anything goes 
crafty sentiments challenge - new (new stamp)
oldie but a goodie challenge - use a sponsors image 
bearly mine challenge 67 - something old and something new   (old: Creatables swirl die, new: image)
papertake weekly challenge - anything goes
the paper shelter challenge 93 - anything goes
divas by design challenge 66 - anything goes
inky impressions challenge 91 - anything goes
crafty creations challenge 202 - anything goes
cute card thursday challenge 250 - something new  (new stamp)
simon says stamps challenge - new something  (new stamp)
forever friends fortnightly challenge 52 - anything goes 
sparkles forum challenge 39 - anything goes 


  1. Cute project! That image is perfect. Thanks for playing at Paper Playtime and Pause Dream Enjoy Challenges. :) Janis

  2. Hi there hun, id like to ask you to join us at creative craft challenges for a 4 month term on our dt, if you would still like to join us please contact me at

    thanks for entering our dt call

    hugs sandra xx

  3. What a darling card, Melanie! I love Stella and that sentiment is too funny! Love the die cuts, too! Thank you for sharing this with us at TTCRD. Hope to see you again next week! :^)
    Hugs, Penny

  4. Ah, the lovely Stella strikes again! Love her to bits and I love your card too. Thanks for joining us as we thank our sponsors over at an OBAG, Jx

  5. Really cute card! Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles this week.

  6. lol what a neat idea for cleaning!!
    Smashing card, Stella looks great.
    Thanks for playing along with Crafty Sentiments Designs and a Happy 2013 to you
    Anne x

  7. Fabulous creation!

    Thank you for joining in the fun at Sparkles Monthly Challenges for our * Anything goes * challenge

    Hope you will join us again & good luck in the draw
    Hugs Shaz x

  8. Hahaha Melanie this is fab! What a great image and sentiment, gotta love Bugaboo :D Sounds like when I clean the house hehe ;)

    Thanks for joining our Fortnightly Challenge at Forever Friends Challenge Blog, good luck in the draw and I hope to see you again soon :)

    Tanya xx

  9. Love your card.Thank you for playing at Sparkles Challenges.
    Rebecca xx

  10. gorgeous card with that fun image....thanks for sharing with Divas by Design!
    xxx Margreet

  11. Oh what a fab image that is, lovely card! Thanks for your sweet comment Melanie, Ira x

  12. Love it and love the sentiment!! Thanks for joining us over at BMC love Chanelle xxx

  13. Hi Melanie... you've made a fun card with a great sentiment... Thanks for joining Forever Friends 'Anything Goes' Challenge. Hope you can join us again for our next challenge and good luck in the draw. Best Wishes for 2013. Diane x

  14. Fabulous card and the image is just so adorable, Thank you for joining in our challenge at Forever Friends Anything goes and good luck hope to see you again next time DT Member Sandra H xx

  15. LOL! Too funny! Thanks so much for playing along with us over on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!

  16. This is absolutely fabolous.Love the design with the fun image and swirls. Thanks for playing at Inky Impressions and good luck. Hope to see you back wednesday for a new challenge. Bettina xx


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