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Mesa, Arizona, United States
Hi: It's Merniebug here. Well actually it's Melanie but I answer to a variety of sobriquets. My mother had been reading Gone With The Wind at the time of my birth, thus, I was named Melanie. My friends call me Mel, It was my sister who coined the moniker Mernie when she was too young to pronounce Melanie correctly. It was eventually shortened to Mern. And then later when my nephew came along he called me Melwee because he couldn't pronounce Melanie either. Now my husband of thirty-four years is so confused he just calls me whatever comes to mind first. Actually I was Sweetheart until the day he realized the honeymoon was over. It was my cousin who added the bug to Mernie which is who I've always been to him and who I am on Splitcoast Stampers. So now that we've gotten past the odd name business, who else am I? I'm a child of the King, a wife and a mother to one grown son and five tailwaggin' fur babies. I am a retired interior designer, a rubber stamper, and a wanna be author who is just completing a first novel. I got into scrapping and rubber stamping to fill a creative void after retiring--it's less expensive than redecorating the house every year. LOL

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Does this say Good Luck?

                                                                                                              

I seldom do an oriental designed card so I'm not familiar with the symbols.  I think this one is Chinese for Good Luck, but it might just say the check in in the mail for all I know.     Regardless, here is my version of a card wishing you good luck. I created the flower with three different punches, crimping the petals giving it an oriental crysanthemum feel--I hope.  

HERE IS WHAT I USED ON MY CARD:
IMAGE: Stamper's Anonymous
Punches: Daisy: 2 sizes EK Success & Marvy Uchida
SnowFlake Puch: For flower center: McGill
Oriental punch:  All Nigh Media

CHALLENGES:
BEC'S CREATALICIOUS #10: Trip to the Orient
CHRISMACARDZ:(http://charismacardz.blogspot.com/ ) #20 3-D Challenge
ABC CHALLENGE: U is for unused. My unused item is this oriental stamp that I've had forever but this is the first time it's been used. And for the oriental Designer Paper.
365 CARDS (http://365cards.blogspot.com/) Flora And Fauna
GETTING CREATIVE WITH ANN-ANN'S CREATIVE NOOK: Round and Round
BELLI CHALLENGE: Hole Punch for brads

2 comments:

KarinsArtScrap said...

I don't no if the symbols are for good luck
but the colors of the card fit well together

hugs karin

joy said...

Great card , wonderful colors you have put together. Thanks for participating in the Creative Belli Challenge.