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Friday, November 20, 2009

Going Green

Hi there! Yep, I've gone green! Green is my favorite color, so when Cindy gave us a color challenge on StampTV of green/ivory I was in frog heaven (get it, frog--green) LOL. It must be the coffee kickin' in! This card also is part of the StampTV Member Blog Event. We were asked to use one of the new sets from the last release. If you are a member, and have one of the sets listed here you can upload a card and then go to Gina's blog and add a link to your STV Member Blog card using Mr. Linky at the bottom of her post. If you are not a member and want to be, go here to sign up. It's free and heck, we're just alot of fun to hang out with! :) The card details are listed below.

This card also covers a couple of other challenges going on this week in blogland. Over on the Lord Have Mercy blog, there is a sketch challenge on Tuesdays. I always check out the challenge, but never seem to get anything made, well by golly this week was the week to get 'er done! This week is #48, so you can see I am waaaay behind!

The next challenge is for the Just Us Girls blog. Each Saturday they have something new and exciting they want us to do. This week it is to use dry embossing. That's an easy one for me because almost every card I make I used my beloved Cuttlebug and embossing folders. For this card I used Divine Swirls and Swiss Dots. Need these folders, you can get them at The Cat's Meow. Just e-mail Sharon and tell her I sent ya!

Here's the deets:
Stamps: Vintage Borders (Gina K Designs)
Paper: PL Ivory, PL Fresh Asparagus and PL Green Apple
Ink: Adirondack Lettuce
Extras: MS Branch punch, MS Snowflake punch, button,pearl, gems, G99 Copic for coloring gems and pearl, Cuttlebug Textile Texture and Divine Swirls EF

I've also had a few questions about the bin full of "It's Gotta Go" stuff from this post and the adorable little green (we've got a theme here) cup/saucer from this post. I will post about them on Sunday, so stay tuned.

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Lee (LuvLee on SCS) said...

STUNNING in the green and white combo!!!!

JenMarie said...

Beautiful! Love the green!

Carla (cmsuto) said...

Gorgeous card, Melissa! Absolutely love the green! So much texture here!

Linda said...

I have to admit I love green too and this is right up my alley. Great colors, great layout and all together awesome.

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

You sure didn't disappoint with the sneak peak! Beautiful!

Sue VanDeVusse said...

This is absolutely gorgeous! I really like the detail of the branches, snowflake, button layers. Love the green and white.

Mary Duffek said...

Oh my goodness! Oh my goodness!! I love, love, love, love, love your card. My fav. color is green and Oh....your card is perfect. Thanks for the inspiration!

Emily Leiphart said...

Wow, this is beyond fabulous! I love the green and all the layers!

joy said...

I fell in love with the green challenge also - you have done a marvelous job. All the texture makes me want to touch your card!!!

redwasher1 said...

Wow! this is perfect with the green!

Theresa Momber said...

Ooooh, gorgeous, Melissa! Every detail is perfect!

jude said...

stunning Elegant card and the colours choosen are fab!
hugs judex

Giovana said...

Beautiful card Melissa!

buggin2stamp said...

I love green too. It's my favorite color. Your card is gorgeous.

Tinker and JingeBear's Mom said...

Love this!! Green's also one of my favorite colors. Couldn't help but laugh at your post. Heck yeah we're fun to hang out with! Cheers!
~ky

Janice M said...

Beautiful card Melissa!! I love the snowflake/pine greens embellies in the corner!!

Christi said...

Wow! This card is gorgeous! I love the green & white!

Payne Holler Cards said...

your greens are beautiful!!!!

Debbie Fisher (debbiedee) said...

Gorgeous in Green!!! Green is my favorite color too! I love the embellies in the corner!

Joan Ervin said...

WOW, is this ever gorgeous, Melissa!!!! I just love the ornaments and colors..sooo crisp and clean and what a wonderful sketch!!!! Great way to combine all those challenges!!!!

NinaB said...

What a stunning card. I love all the layers and the green, of course.

Mercy said...

melissa....this is perfection! love the pop of green against the stark white! so stunning!

thanks for playing along with my sketch for this week, you did an amazing job!

{{{hugs}}}
mercy

Patti J said...

Wow, this just takes my breath away! A vision of lovliness! I think a monochromatic card is so beautiful, I am just not good at them! Gotta get more practice I guess! BEAUTIFUL!!!!

Katy said...

I LOVE this card and that color combo is gorgeous!

Tina Gilliland said...

Melissa.. this is simply beautiful!!! I am going to be a frog when I come back. Hee Hee

Nancy L. said...

Beautiful green card!!!!

Brenda said...

Gorgeous card, very well done!

Lynn Mercurio said...

THUD! Oh Melissa - I absolutely love this. Not only are the colors so beautiful and eye-catching, but your layout design is stunning! Fantastic job.

Donna Polley said...

Great layout and design. I love the way you put the snowflake punch and leaves together!
Donna

Sharri Seffens said...

Melissa, This is gorgeous! You covered a lot of challenges with this amazing card!

Pam Speidel said...

OUTSTANDING! I love green too so this really caught my eye! It's great to have you playing along with Mercy's sketch challenge!

Tracey Cuccia said...

oh MY Melissa! This is absolutely GORGEOUS! Great combination of challenges too ;). Thanks for playing along with my JUGS Challenge - hope you'll play again this week with Lisa's color challenge! Have a great day!

Lisa Hjulberg said...

Awesome use of Nina's lovely stamp set and Mercy's sketch! I love it!

Allison Cope said...

Absolutely stunning! Love the greens!

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