A little bit crabby...

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Okay, for those of you who were at the Cairns retreat, you will understand the time it took to make these cards and the frivolity in trying to come up with appropriate sentiments to place on each card... I haven't laughed that hard in ages and I'm definitely not going to elaborate on some of the options put forward. Thanks girls for the giggle.

Again I have used the adorable 'Splash Dance' summer range by Imaginisce and I must say that the possibilities with this collection are absolutely endless - definitely a must have!

I have paper pieced the main sea creatures using Core'dinations Cardstock and I hand drew and painstakingly cut out each of the seven legs on the jelly-fish... he is the reason why it took me so darn long to do.
I have also used Splash Dance rub-ons for the smaller fish, pearls for the bubbles and hand cut the seaweed from more of the Core'dinations cardstock.
So, as promised, the crabby/jelly cards are up.
From farm to you...

28 comments:

  1. cute cards! i love the circle shaped. I have yet to try that! thanks for sahring =)

    hugs
    juli

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  2. So very cute, love all the dimensions on the cards. So interesting to look at

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  3. These cards are fabulous!!!! I can see why they took you some time....lots of details!!!!

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  4. You did an outstanding job on these beauties Melinda...choice sentiments to, love Concrabulations..haha. THere is so much detail in them.
    PS...was peeking through your blog and OMG, the LO with all the buttons is absolutely AWESOME!!!!!

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  5. I can't beleive you had the patience, I was in awe of your doing these cards (and kinda giggling too) They are beautiful Melinda xx

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  6. They are gorgeous Melinda, and so much more so IRL!! Hmmmm, I wonder why you didn't go with some of the other suggested sentiments ... he, he, he, he ... that was really too funny for words!

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  7. These are so absolutely wonderful So very creative and I love the paper pieced creatures! Just awesome Melinda! Thanks for the super inspiration!

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  8. So fabulous....marvellous Melinda strikes again...you really are such a clever chickie.....what an inspiration you are!!! xxxx

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  9. I love your blog, full, full of inspiration, makes you want to have all materials and do all these projects, a project of his lifter, put it on my blog and look around. You are an excellent professional, I love your work.

    Thousand kisses

    Renata Martinez

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  10. how cute ! love how you made these cards :)

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  11. Those are so cute but I wouldn't have just stopped at making them cards. They would be sooo adorable as wall hangings for a child's bedroom or a sea shore inspired bathroom! Your work is beautiful!!!
    Thanks for sharing! :o)

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  12. Goodness these cards are to die for Melinda!!! how darn cute are these, can see why it took so long!!! this has got to be my 3rd best Imaginisce range (along with Lucy Bird & Twitterpated). Not hit UK waters yet so will probably be here within the next 2 years!!! hugs Clare xxx

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  13. Amazing!!!they are so cute!!!!!!!!!!!!!Your work is beautiful!!

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  14. I loved...they're so cute!!!!!!!
    XX

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  15. Stunning Melinda! So much detail and a lot of cutting! Really gorgeous! :)

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  16. Oh my how CUTE! Love all these sea critters! So colorful and fun! :)

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  17. love these cards... way too cute!! :)

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  18. Just amazing cards Melinda...You know how much I love them and yep even better IRL...Too funny about trying to come up with an appropriate sentiment!!!!:-) luv mar xxx

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  19. They are stunning you are definetly the cutter queen!!!!!!!

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  20. I watched in awe as these cards come out of your brain, onto paper and then become the masterpeices they were - now at a rate of $25.00 per hour I calculate these cards to be worth about $250.00 each - true masterpeices and well worth every cent:)

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  21. OMG - amazing...and very cute... and funny too..
    what talent you have...

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  22. your work is awesome Melinda these cards are no exception cute and fun just lovely :)

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  23. Love, love, love the paper-pieced sea creatures....so cute!! You are an awesome designer and I love the sentiments you used on these cards!! I wish you lived closer so I could have you teach for us too!

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  24. Very, very cute Melinda. Can't wait to get these in.

    xxx

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  25. Absolutely unbelievable cards Melinda!
    Amazing work!!
    I do lurk your blog and love your work!!

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  26. WOW they are just gorgoeus!!!

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  27. holly molly these are amazing and see why they look you forever to create! love themSOOOOO much xx

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