18 Nov 2010

Meljen November Releases

Morning all today I have the pleasure of showing you some of the new November Meljen Digi Releases, they are now available at Whimsy Stamps, and as always they are gorgeous.
My DT cards are below and the first one is showing the image of Santa, a jolly fellow for sure.
It is my first time that I have made this tri fold shutter card I followed a tutorial (HERE) the second one I tried ended up in the bin, lol, but I will be making more of them.
I used Bazzill 12x12 card stock the papers are from SU, I printed and cut out two Santa Heads and coloured with Prisma pencils and Sansodor then mounted them onto either end of the card.  The sentiment is also from Whimsy Stamps and is a framed sentiment by Ann Vento, I used my graphics programme and mounted it onto a background colour.  I used a branch and 6 petal retro punch for the flowers and leaves, I used mirror card for shine.  I then tried the glitter technique using double-sided tape which I saw on one of my blogging buddies blogs, but drat it I forgot which one.  The glitter I have had for a few years and is gold mica it really shines up in real life, I will also be using this technique again.
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My second card is using the Winter Tree and also the same sentiment as above but on a different coloured background. I used Bearlymine paper, green card the edges of which have been punched using my EK Success punch, I added some ribbon, card candy and I also found a little star punch while searching through my cupboards so used that for the mirror card red stars.
Well that's it for the moment I hope you have enjoyed my work and please pop over to Whimsy Stamps to see their wonderful ranges by Melissa and Crissy to name just a couple.
Hugs to all see you in a bit.

36 comments:

Doreen said...

Two fabulous cards Lorraine,the images are superb.I love the trifold one I haven't made one of these but thanks for the tutorial link.I might have a go.xxx

Margreet said...

gorgeous cards Lorraine....your folded card is a real piece of art!
xxx Margreet

Annette Bowes said...

Fantastic tri fold card Lorraine, love the Santa image and papers used, must try one of these! Very Christmassy Winter Tree card too, take careX:)

Crafty Chris said...

Hi Lorraine 2 beautiful cards must try that 1st one its a lovely shape would be really different for a xmas card.
Chris x

KraftyKoolKat said...

Two fantastic cards. I have only every produce Tri-Fold cards that end up in the bin. Lol!!!!
Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Liz's creative corner said...

Gorgeous creations hun, Santa looks a jolly character lol and I love the tree, hope your ok, hugs Liz xx

Pinkllilac said...

Gorgeous creations Lorriane and so love your tri card, must have a go at the.Love the colouring and beautiful papers in both.

Hugs Linda

Crystal said...

OH WOW Lorraine I LOVE your design on the first one, what GORGEOUS holiday colors.... What a GREAT layout and image on the second one....SWEEET holiday creations!!!

Dena said...

Lorraine! Your cards are fabulous! I love the one on top with the fold and the Whimsey Stamps! Very, very cute!
Hugs, Dena

Annie said...

wow, your first card is a stunner! and love the second one too. short and sweet today as the internet is temperamental!
hugs, annie x

Adrina said...

Wow Lorraine, two stunning cards and I especially fell in love with the first one!!!

Vicky said...

Hi hunni these 2 cards are both gorgeous I love the tri-shutter card its lush I enjoyed making mine when I did it. The images are fabulous I love 'em!!

Lotsa hugs Vicky xx

Sassylassy said...

Hi Honey Bunny! What fabulous cards! I totally love the top fancy one you did a great job with the image and the pretty paper. And the placement of everything is just perfect!
The second is so pretty too I love the XMAS tree and the sentiment is gorgeous!
Hugs Bonnie

Riet said...

So gorgeous cards Lorraine,I love the images and your papers.

Hugs Riet.x

Jacee said...

What super cards Lorraine, love the green in the second one, and as your first time doing a trifold shutter, wow, it's great!!

coops said...

wow fantastic cards lorraine.stunning shape on your 1st card and the images are gorgeous :D

xx coops xx

Annmaree (Emu) said...

These are rocking, absolutely love them!!

That trifold is amazing!!!!

and that tree and sentiment!

Sue said...

Hi ya hun
two gorgeous cards,luv the happy santa beautiful papers, sue,x

Mandy said...

Oh hun these are absolutely gorgeous, love them both, I will confess I've still not attempted a tri fold shutter card but yours is fabulous
hugs Mandy xx

chris said...

Hi Lorraine this is very clever, I would love to have a go just never plucked up the courage to make one as they do look tricky.
this is SUCH A STUNNING CARD.

Merry said...

Beautiful cards Lorriane.....really love the papers you have used on your trifold card.

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

These are just gorgeous Lorraine!! I love the design of your first one! Both are so festive!
hugs,
Chris

Amy Johnson said...

What pretty and creative Xmas Cards. I haven't done the unique fold of the first card yet. It always me everytime I see it. I will have to try it sometime.

Linda said...

Hi Lorraine, You did a wonderful job on your first tri fold. I love cards with interesting folds.This one is great. that Whimsy Christmas tree i really cute. I love the heart in it.
I am feeling a lot better and I have heat. Thanks for the sweet message.
Hugs,
Linda

Davi said...

Oh My Lorraine I think that your tri fold card is FABULOUSLY beautiful!! I the dp and the way you layed it out Santas flowers WOW! Beautiful dp you used for the Tree card Great layers and all the fab embellies!!

Maria Matter said...

gorgeous cards hun! That trifold is soooo impressive, gorgeous work as always Lorraine!
hugs & blessings!

Christine said...

Beautiful Christmas cards. I really love the trifold and the glitter is perfect. I've seen that technique but never tried it. Great job!!!

Mandy said...

Hi Lorraine,
two stunning cards,love the tri-fold style and the santa is great really jolly....Love the Papers on both cards...Great work as always...
Mandy xx

stephanne said...

Oooooooh, gorgeous creations with these sweet MJ images, terrific fold card, Santa looks amazing!! And lovin' the shapes and colours of the second creation!!
hugs, stephanne

Nikbee said...

Wonderful cards. I love the tri-fold one. I've been meaning to make one of these for ages, I just need the time.

Nikki x

*Vicki* said...

Oh my gosh girl!! Your tri-shutter card is so amazing!! I love it with the Santa image on it!! :) Beautiful on both cards sweetie!! :) HUGS

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