Thursday, July 3, 2014

Meljen's Designs Challenge # 217: Button It Up

Hello!  It's time for another great challenge on the Meljen's Designs Challenge blog.  And it's all about using your buttons today.  So, grab your stash of buttons and your favorite Meljen digi and let's get crafty :-)

I went for a Christmas in July theme this time around.  I couldn't resist this little cutie!!
5" square cardbase in white
Meljen's Designs digi - Little Elf's Cookie
watercolor pencils
Diamond Stickles -fur on his hat/coat
The Paper Studio - green glitter paper
The Paper Studio - Holiday Cheer- green chevrons
Elegant Edges Cricut cart - design1@ 4" using the frame feature
'Tis the Season Cricut cart - 'joy' @ 1 1/2" using the Santa's workshop font
Red organza ribbon, red grosgrain dot ribbon
Dress It Up- Christmas Potpourri buttons
Glossy Accents - to adhere buttons
Sew Easy floss - candy stripe

Thanks for stopping by today.  Come play along with us at Meljen's Designs and you could win some fabulous digis :-)


I've entered this into the following:
 Top Tip Tues - 2 ribbons/twine
 Digi Galore:  Add a button
 Crafty hazelnut's Christmas #183:  Let's get Sentimental
 Crafty hazelnut's Christmas Extra:  July -Anything Goes
 Fab N Funky #222:   Christmas
 Christmas Stamping All Year Long:  #17 Anything Goes for kids
 Penny's Paper Crafty #184:  Buttons, butterflies, and bows


  1. Such a delightful Christmas creation. Love the little button for the O.
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

  2. Fab caut Cindy! love the MJ image and your twine and ribbon, Thanks for Playing along with us this time at Top Tip Tuesday Challenge, hugs Samantha :0)

  3. Thanks for entering both of my CHNC challenges with your lovely card - hope to see you again soon. x

  4. This is so cute! That little elf is adorable, I can see why you had to go Christmasy. : ) Love the layout and that green sparkly paper. Thanks for playing with CSAYL and CHNCC2.

  5. Gorgeous Elf - Thanks for sharing with us at Fab n Funky

    Beccy x

  6. Fabulous Christmas card Cindy. Love the green bling around this cute image and your wonderful embellies. Thanks for playing along with us at Fab'n'Funky this week. Pat K xx

  7. Adorable card, I saw it on MelJen's challenge!

  8. Omg this is sooo cute. Love the image and the sentiment is super cute too
    Thanks for joining in this week at Pennys Paper Crafty Challenge
    Hugs katie x

  9. Love this. Such a cute card. Thanks for playing at Top Tip Tuesday and good luck. Hope to see you back tuesday for another challenge. Bettina DT Member at Top Tip Tuesday xx

  10. Was für eine schöne Karte und das Motiv ist toll. Danke für deine Teilnahme bei CSAYL. LG Jenny/Dolphine

  11. A beautiful bright and fun card.

    Thanks for joining us at Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra.

    Helen x