Monday, July 8, 2013

Monday Challenges

What do you think of that title? Some people find Mondays to be very challenging - since it's the beginning of a new work week and the entire week lies ahead of them. I, on the other hand, look forward to Mondays, because two of the design teams I serve on have new challenges on Mondays so I always have something to show my blogging friends on Monday.

It's Christmas in July at

July 8 - 14

Here's my card:

I love this Whipper Snapper Stamp - it's called Pony Express.

The inside is VERY simple:

Oh, and be sure to play along with the Christmas in July challenge at ABC Challenges - because next week ABC Challenges is going to take a week-long break. We wouldn't want you to have withdrawals. (tee hee)

Theme: Emboss It
(use embossing on your project)

July 8 - 21

Here's my card:

It features one of MelonHeadz Illustrating's newer bundles -

I think the inside of this card is fun:

Thank you for stopping by my blog today! Please participate in the ABC Challenges and MelonHeadz Friends Challenges! I'll be looking for your creations!

Image: Whipper Snapper Pony Express
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black and Copic Markers
Cardstock: Recollections Black and Stampin' UP! Kiwi Kiss
Designer Paper: from my scrap file
Embellishments: Ribbon and Bell from an unknown vendor and A Muse Studios Bakers Twine

Images/Sentiment: MelonHeadz Illustrating Road Trip Bundle
Ink: Copic Markers
Cardstock: Recollections Black and Stampin' UP! Baja Breeze
Designer Paper: from my scrap file
Embossing Folder: Cuttlebug Swiss Dots
Embellishments: Michael's Rhinestones


jimlynn said...

That first card is so precious and love the tiny bell! The second one.....FUN, FUN, FUN!!! Two great cards.

:: BlueInks :: said...

I love the colors and how you colored the image on the first card.

The second card is too cute with the great interior. Another good layout!

Zella said...

Ah, Monday was fine for me this week since I'm on vacation! :) Both cards were so cute! Both of the images were adorable and of course your layouts and paper choices were expert!

Danielle Vincent said...

Both cards are soo much fun Jeanette! We are fortunate to have Melonheadz sponsoring us this week at ATS&M. Love both of your adorable images. You and I are definitely sisters at heart when it comes to our love of patterned papers. Hugs D

Unknown said...

Fantastic cards, beautiful designs & fab papers xxx

kadie said...

Both awesome, awesome cards, Jeanette! Wonderful layouts! Thanks for the inspiration!

Patty Gorka said...

I always love how you do the inside of your cards! I posted a card today that I did a little something to the inside and I was thinking of you :)