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Sunday, November 8, 2009

got mojo?

at least i sure did yesterday, whilst visiting the Adina-Dollie... i'm also thrilled that we found HER mojo, too! i think it had rolled under a chair in her front room.

quick post, as today we're heading to my inlaws' house for a late birthday celebration for the hubbin. his birthday was tuesday, but we've had a bit of a manic week.

first of all, today begins a new challenge at Cafe Mojo! :) COME AND JOIN US!

the Mavens are pleased to bring you "Fall Fall Fall into the Season!" for this one. i had just a bit TOO much fun with this gorgeous Emma stamp from CC Designs (which i bought from The Town Scrapper, home of Humble Pie Stamps and the Bakers!) i created this autumn scene using a bazillion different elements, paper brands and stamp lines, and i probably could have kept going, except that it was taking WAY TOO LONG! anywho, here's Emma:

i made this card with a few challenges in mind as well...

Simon Says Stamp - "give thanks"
Pile it On - thank you card - ACTUALLY, the new challenge they posted is FALL WITH LEAVES, for which this does qualify. yay!
Sophisticats - buttons and ribbons (i've always wanted to make a button tree!)
Allsorts - bling! (although i admit i want to make another blingy card for this one, with shimmer/glitz overload!)
There She Goes - cause a scene!
Kaboodle Doodles - fall inspired
Crafty Cardmakers - stamp something!
Creative Card Crew - ribbons and gems

this morning i finished up a card that i'd started friday night...

this one was the ORIGINAL card intended for the following:
Simon Says Stamp - "give thanks"
Pile it On - thank you card

and for these two - i loved the sketch they provided:
The Fresh Batch - sketch challenge
Our Creative Corner - sketch challenge

plus for the BasicGrey Challenges - photo inspiration

dunno if i'm going to have time to finish my last card from last night, as we have lots to do today, but it's one you're not going to be seeing for a couple of weeks anyway. they're samples for the Design Dollies.

stay tuned, folks! exciting things going on! hope you're all having a fantastic weekend!


  1. Great card love the mix of buttons and leaves the blue heart shaped buttons look fab....

    thanks for playing at Allsorts

    Emma xxx

  2. wow!! Love both of these!!

    Love all the gorgeous details on the first card, sepecially the buttons on the trees!

    The 2nd card is just so soft and beautiful! STUNNING!!!!!

  3. You rock... Melanie woke up this morning talking about that card, by the way... :) She was saying how they left to Chuckie Cheese and you were starting on it and when they got back you were STILL working on it. BUT she did say how cute it was, and um, yeah, I agree! :) Glad you had some fun, we need to pick our next date! :)

  4. Fantastic cards Melanie, good luck with the challenges, many thanks for joining us at Sophisticat this week. Hugs Avril xxx

  5. This is just adorable, and love your button tree

    Thanks so much for playing along at Sophisticats this week

    Jan x

  6. this is just adorable love that button tree thanks for joining us at sophsiticats this week love cheryl xxxxx

  7. Adorable card, LOVE the precious image and sweet layout.

    Thanks for playing along with us over at Our Creative Corner, hope to see you next week!

    Hugs & Smiles, Jennifer :)

  8. Beautiful Card!..thank you for joining us over at Sophisticats this week! hope to see you back for next weeks challenge.

    DT & Admin

  9. Fantastic fall card,
    thank you for joining us at Kaboodles this week,
    look forward to seeing more of your great work,
    DT kaboodles

  10. Adorable cards, but my fave has to be the Daisy card.

  11. fantastic cards! love the buttons on the tree and all the little animals :0) your second one is just precious. thanks for joining us on SASSC

  12. Lovin' your cards, Leah!!! I absolutely adore the Emma card, so many, many different elements!

  13. Beautiful card! I love that image. Thank you for playing along with Stamps and Smiles. I hope you will join us again next week.

    Jennifer SAS DT

  14. What beautiful cards - thanks for joining in with the Kaboodle challenge

  15. WOW! What awesome, awesome cards! You are one talented card-maker!!! Thanks for stopping by my glad to have found yours. I will be back for certain! Hope your hubby had a great birthday celebration! {{{hugs}}} L

  16. Two gorgeous cards!
    So happy that you have joined us at Simon Says Challenge!
    kim x

  17. Hi there

    Great makes and love the 'button tree'.

    Thank you for joining us at Allsorts this week.

    B x

  18. Great card for the Allsorts challenge - Thanks for joining us

  19. A great creation.

    Those buttons look fantastic and I love what you have done to embellish the sentiment.

    Thank you for joining in my challenge with Allsorts - I hope you enjoyed it.

    Love Jules xx

  20. I love your cards, they are awesome, will definately bookmark your site to come back too...

  21. Great job on your card, I love the scene you created with so many different stamps! Thank you so much for playing along in the TSG Challenge this week :)

  22. Super cute card!!! Love all of the details!!! Thanks for playing along with PIO.

  23. Your button embellishment is fab! Great cards hun x

    Thank you for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers and please check out our new challenge x


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