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Sunday, December 16, 2012

Make it Monday!

I'm so excited for this week's challenge!!!!  Why?  Because we have our "old" friend Meljen's back as our sponsor!  I love these adorable images!  And right now, you can get 25% off ALL Christmas Colored Digis!  That makes getting those last minute Christmas cards out super easy!  And every single Friday there are new images, can you believe it????  Just awesome! 

Don't forget, Make it Monday is always an open paper challenge!  And I know how much we all love paper!!!!  (But we're not addicted...oh no...we can quit any time...yup!)

Here is my creation, using Caroling Snowmen:

They're so cute!

Now, onto my Pick of the Week!  Honestly, I consider myself a fairly decent "colorer" of images.  But every once in awhile, I am just blown away by someone's talent.  (Usually these ladies are on the Make it Crafty DT...led by Zoe, how could they NOT be amazing???)  And this week I was literally left speechless by this amazing creation from Kit and Clowder:

Isn't she colored perfectly???  I mean, the shadow on her leg, the horse...I could stare at it all day!!!

Don't forget, we're an open challenge so if you use paper this week on a project, be sure to link up with us at Make it Monday!!!! 
Thanks for popping by!  Have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy Happy New Year!!!!



Chrissy said...

I love your snowflake frame the image too and fabulous colouring..your POTW is stunning from Alison..she is a master I'm sure.


Chrissy said...

I meant Alyce...sorry Alyce.Fantastic colouring, just been and gazed at it again..


Rene said...

Lol! Easy to get distracted by her talent Chrissy!!!
Rene :D

lalkygirl said...

Gorgeous card Rene ,those snowguys are just popping off the card ,love your POTW ...oh to be as good at colouring as this talented lady
tracey x

Marjorie said...

Fabulous card Rene, love how you have framed this beautiful image, as Tracy says it just pops off the page.. Stunning pick too, I feel a bit of card envy coming on lol!!!

Shirley-anne said...

Hello Rene .
Super dooper creation using fun image and stunning layout for card front .Love the inside as well .
I was gobsmacked by the POTW What can a humble crafter say ? but 12/10 .
Merry Christmas to you and yours Rene and may your cup runneth over .
hugs Shirley-Anne

cathylynn said...

SO cute Rene! Your card is so cheerful and we can all use some cheer after this tragic weekend. I saw your pick of the week card the other day and was just blown away by this phenomenal coloring. Blessing to you and your family! Merry Christmas!
Hugs, Cathy

Linda said...

Rene, I saw this on MIM and it caught my eye immediately. The colors you chose are outstanding. Bright, cheerful and pop right off of the clever DP background framed in snowflakes. It's my POTW. Lol

MiniOwner said...

A girgeous card, Rene. I love the snowflake frame. Happy Make it Monday. :o)
Sue x (MiniOwner@36)

Michelle said...

Hi Rene

I don't know about you but I reckon I probably need a 12 step program to get me over my paper addiction, lol.

Your card is super super sweet, these snowmen are just adorable. I have never seen snow, but when I get there I am going to have to make me a set of carolling snowmen just like these ones.

I was blown away by this image from Alyce too. She is truly inspirational.

Michelle :o)

Lisa S. said...

I love how you framed these cuties with those wintry snowflakes Rene. Your POTW is awesome and the coloring and shading is so pretty, very talented lady that Alyce is. Hope you have a very Merry Christmas, hugs.

Sherry said...

I luv your snowmen, they are the cutest!! Luv the card, you did awesome!!


julieprice3 said...

How cute! I love your little snowmen and your choice for the week is awesome, Wishing you and your family a very happy Christmas
Hugs julie P

Desire Fourie said...

Rene you have coloured your cute little snowmen family beautifully and I love your pick.
Hugs Desíre {Doing Life - my personal blog} {Doing Life 400 Follower Give Away}

Angela said...

I just wanted to stop by and comment on the MIM DT's the challenge blog. Your caroling snowmen card is adorable, and your musical background is perfect! Happy Holidays to you!

Janice said...

Brilliant colouring on both your cards. Love the snowman one, and adore the horse - especially the tail! Jx

Michaela said...

Hi Rene
Thank you for your inspirational card over at MIM. Love your Caroling Snowmen. They are super cute and beautifully coloured in.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and all your loved ones.
Michaela xx

Pia S said...

You've made such a nice Christmas card! Love the oval frame with snowflakes, it makes a perfect frame around the beautifully colored snowmen, and I do like the music note paper too!

Franz♥ said...

What a cute creation Rene, so funny! And i totally agree with you about Alyce!

I wish you a Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year :*

Hugs, Franz.

Cheryl said...

Your card is adorable! I love your design.

Merry Christmas!


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Borqna said...

Merry Christmas!
I wish you much joy, health, success and inspiration!
A girgeous card, Rene! I love your design, too.
Thank you so much for the comment on my blog!