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Thursday, January 23, 2014

The Winter Blues

I am having such fun learning my Silhouette Cameo. Tonight my cute little card is made using 2 items cut from the cameo. First the tree and second the snowflakes. The design ID used in this project is #53197 and can be found online at the Silhouette Store. 

 I was using a sketch for this card as part of the Sweet Sketch Wednesday Challenge seen below. They have a theme this week called "Cold & Snowy" and I thought cute little winter snowflakes calling on sweet little Tilda was just perfect to meet this challenge.

Here is a close up of the Magnolia Tilda stamp I used. I colored her with my Copic markers and then fussy cut her out. She was a labor of love I tell ya!  
This card is being entered into the following challenges:
 (Tilda is staying as warm as she can in that scarf and gloves!)



  1. Wonderful card. Love the scene that you have created. Thanks for joining us this week.
    Hugs, Heide SSW2-DT

  2. Awesome! Your coloring is fabulous and love this design ... so cute! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘Winter Snowflake’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    one of the 'Sistahs'
    The Sisterhood of Crafters

  3. I love all the layering you did on this card. It really makes it "pop". Fantastic job on coloring your image!

    Thanks for playing along with our WINTER SNOWFLAKES challenge over at the Sisterhood of Crafters. Have a great day!

  4. Oh wow, I lov ethe added tree and snowflake. Such a cute card. Thansk for joining us.
    Nancy SSW2

  5. Thank you everyone for the nice comments. I am slowly but surely feeling better about my work. It is getting there but I still have a lot of growing to go ;-) Practice Practice Practice :-)

  6. I just love this!! The tree and snowflakes are awesome with your sweet stamp!! So glad you joined us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2!!
    Blessings to you Melanie!!
    Sally SSW2

  7. Hi Hun, your card is gorgeous, you've made a fab interpretation of the sketch.
    Can you drop me an email at beckyheth@gmail.com, about the linky thing, it'll be easier than leaving comments.
    Becky xx

  8. Oh how fun! I too am "learning" the Cameo (got one for Christmas!) Your card is REALLY cute. Love how you incorporated the sketch and all the wonderful cut-outs. You are inspiring me to use the Cameo more.

  9. Oh my, what a sweet and adorable card!! Love your Tilda and beautiful tree & snowflakes. Love the blues and browns. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2.


  10. What a beautifully designed card! Love that beautiful tree. Thanks for joining us at Frilly and Funkie. Jenny x

  11. Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations. Hope to see you back soon again.
    Hugs Anna-Karin

  12. Melanie this is outstanding! What a super creative touch with the sketch. I love the scene you created. Thanks for sharing your talent with us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday!
    Sharon, SSW-DT

  13. A beautiful card. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Creations Challenge. Marlene DT