Monday, July 25, 2011

Melissa Frances Altered Art Block

Melissa Frances & Me @ 2011 CHA
I am a huge fan of her.... I love love love her products & Style~

Top of my Block

My Niece Taya

Products used:  3 1/2 x 3 1/2 Wood Block
Tim Holtz Foundations & Ranger Glossy Accents
Melissa Frances Products:  Vintage Attic Treasures & Childhood Ephemera kit,  5th Avenue Chipboard, pom pom ribbon,
5th Avenue 6x6 paper, pearls, buttons.  2 Anna Griffin decorative white brads, a misc. key & door handle.  EK Success Butterfly punch, Tim Holtz flowers die.

I don't usually do Challenges since most of them are card challenges or lately "anything goes" challenges which drive me crazy~  A kind friend of mine found a few challenges for me that she thought I could enter using my block so here it goes!


  1. Thanks for joining our "Numbers" challenge on SECRET CRAFTER SATURDAY CHALLENGE this week :)

    Hugs Jane x

  2. This is fabulous - I love it. Thank you for joining us at Craft-Room Challenge.
    xxx Hazel.

  3. Wow what a clever project this is, lots of gorgeous elements and just love the legs, fabulous !


  4. Wow! What a beautiful project -the fringe is gorgeous as are those nickel vintage legs on the block! Thank you for sharing your talent with us at Guylou's and good luck!

  5. Gorgeous! What a fabulous creation! Thank you for playing along with my flutter by challenge!

  6. Beautiful love all the flowers. Thanks so much for joining us at Craft-Room Challenge. Kim x

  7. Wow!! This is gorgeous!!!
    Thanks for participating in our challenge at Guylou's.

  8. Your altered block is gorgeous! I love the shabby chic feel and all the pretty details.

  9. Kimberely, this is a fab memory cube- thanks for joining us at Craft Room Challenge- Debix

  10. Hello.
    This is a beautiful piece of work. Very pretty pictures.
    Thanks for sharing and joining us at Penny's Challenges. Good Luck.

  11. What a gorgeous project!! Thanks for playing along this week for our "Alter it" Challenge at Penny's!! Good Luck!!


  12. Oh my ... oh my ... oh my shabby goodness!!!! this is STUNNING work!!! Your keepsake block album is so soft and pretty and your niece is a-dorable! Thanks for sharing your project with us for our yellow, pink, green and neutrals challenge this week :) Hugs!

    PS - I'm a HUGE Melissa Frances fan too and am so tickled for you that you got to meet her in person!!!!!!!!!

  13. great take on this weeks challenge at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge and beautiful creation, thank you for joining us
    Hugs Kate xx
    I have candy if you are interested

  14. Very pretty projects. I especially love the ribbon flowers. Thanks for posting on our Come and Get it Challenge Blog.

  15. oh wow this is just stunning,just love the style of this,and the detail is amazing,
    bless you for playing at creative craft challenge this week hugs cherylxxxx

  16. Fabulous project thank you for joining us at RRC this time hope you will join us again xx

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  18. WOW these are stunning. Love the detail that you have put into it. Thanks for joining us over at CCC. Good luck.

    Elke XX

  19. Wonderful project ! Thanks for playing along @ The Corrosive Challenge Blog.

  20. This turned at so beautifully! Your style is great. Thanks for joining us at Penny's Paper-Crafty, good luck and we hope to see your wonderful designs again.


  21. How simply divine!! Anything with a key on it has my attention...and the elements you've used are so beautiful. At Sugar Creek Hollow, we love anything with that shabby chic, vintage look and so glad you could play with us this week and show this beautiful piece of art. Please come back and play again.

    Patti SCH/DT

  22. JUST AWESOME!! Love everything about your project! Thank so much for joining in our altered challenge at Penny's. Hope to see you again next challenge!


  23. Beautiful cards...such cute images...thanks for joining us at Bearly Mine....


  24. WOW! What a gorgeous project! Thanks so much for sharing this with the Shabby Tea Room, and I hope you join us again for this week's challenge-its a fun one!

  25. my word i am speechless, amazing make
    Good luck in the challenges, hugs Sarah-Louise My Blog

    Designing for:
    Crafty Purple Frog , Sweet Pea Stampers ,Bearly Mine Designs , Kenny K and My Time To Craft

  26. Hi!
    Your tag looks gorgeous and your awesome project as well. Love it! Thank you so much for joining us at Bearly Mine Challenge and sorry for this late comment. Hope to see you again next time :).

    Hugs, Natascha

  27. Congrats! I saw you were one of the top 3 at One Stop Craft Challenge.


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