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Friday, October 16, 2015

Fall Thrills and Halloween Chills Blog Hop!

Welcome to the

Fall Thrills and Halloween Chills Blog Hop!

This hop is all about the beauty of Fall and the haunting spookiness of Halloween all wrapped up in one. So grab a cup of hot cocoa and enjoy the thrills and chills along the way.

There are six stops and you won't want to miss any of them!

There is also a complete line-up at the end of this post just in case you need it.

And what would a hop be without
Blog Candy!!!

Each blog has a bit of Candy that needs to be won.

And Here's How:

Be sure to be a FOLLOWER and COMMENT on each blog!!!

If you are a FOLLOWER, your comment could be randomly drawn to win some fantastic prizes!

Read each blog post carefully to see what is being offered at each stop along the way!

Here is my project:


This hauntingly, frightful mage is from Treasure Box Designs' Trouble's Brewing Collection. Doesn't he just spook the socks off of you! Or maybe he just blows you over with all his cuteness!!!


He is on an A2 sized card base. The background paper is from Mambi Sheets Halloween stack from Me and My Big Ideas. I used two sentiments from Punkin' Patch Stamps' Trick or Treat set. They are the Beware and Carpe Noctem sentiments. For my mage, I used some scraps I had from Graphic 45's Jolly Jack-O-Lantern sheet of paper. I love this paper and I only have one sheet left. If you happen to have any of this in your stash, I will welcome the donation. Ok, just kidding - ah, no in fact I would take the donation. LOL! Like I said, I love this paper. The pattern can be used for so many fun projects!!! For his staff, I wanted the crystal ball to shine like the moon. To give it this effect, I cut the shape in a pale yellow and then used Memento Inks to add the color. I used Dandelion, Canteloupe, and Potter's Clay.

And now for the Blog Candy!!!



My prize is being sponsored by Treasure Box Designs. 

One lucky commenter (as long as you are a follower of my blog) will win one free file of choice from Treasure Box Designs. That's right, you can pick any file you want from the Treasure Box Store and there are so many to choose from!!!

Remember to win, you need to be a follower of my blog and leave a comment!

You have until Sunday night, October 18th at 11:59 pm EST to hop along with us! All winners will be announced on Monday October 19, 2015 on each individual blog. The winners will also be posted on M Miranda Creations Facebook Page after all the winner posts go live on each blog.

Here's the complete hop lineup in case you need to start at the beginning! Enjoy!

Michelle
Janis

Thank you for hopping along with us today!


Your next stop is Mary from Cardz TV. I know she will have something very delightful!!!

Blessings,
                                                                        

Challenges:
Crafts Galore Challenge: Halloween or Make a Card
Word Art Wednesday: #205 Anything Goes
Silhouette Challenge: #30 Anything Goes
Decorate to Celebrate: #111 Anything Goes
Scrapbook Blessings Club: October Anything Goes 10/31
Through the Craft Room Door: Anything Goes
DL Art Thankful Thursday: #166 Halloween
Try It on Tuesdays: It's Frightening/Halloween 

159 comments:

Dawn Schmidt said...

More like blows me over with His cuteness :-) LOVE the way you got His staff to shine!

Merry Barrett said...

Love the spider and his web. Love those blue eyes.

Georgiana said...

This wizard boy is awesome. Loving the bright blue and that background paper sure is cool too.

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thank you, Dawn!!! So glad you hopped with us!

Hugs, Melissa

Kristyn Pierson said...

Amazing project!! I absolutely love your mage!!

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thank you, Merry! And thank you for hopping with us!

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thanks so much, Georgiana!

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thanks so much, Kristyn! So glad you hopped with us!!!

Hugs, Melissa

jolin said...

Love Halloween...Love TBD...Love your work! Happy Halloween!

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

And I love that you were able to join us for the hop!!! Thank you so much!!!

Hugs, Melissa

pat tko said...

Love your work. Very cute and not so scary for the little ones to receive for Halloween. Thank you

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thanks so much, Pat! I appreciate you hopping with us!

Hugs, Melissa

Connie Wallenbrock said...

This is super cute! Would be a cute addition to a Harry Potter page!! Thanks for having me!! Scrappy hugs, connie

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

What a fantastic idea! It would be very cute on a Harry Potter page. So glad you joined us today, Connie!

Hugs, Melissa

Sandie Gough said...

Such a cute little guy xx

Joan Smith said...

Your card is so Spooktacular!! Your little Wizzard totes totes adorab!!! You sure came up with lots of clever and creative ideas as your created your little guy.. Your coloring is Faboolous!! YOU so ROCK!!

Donna said...

Love the card. It reminded me of the old Disney animation about the wizard (although that was Mickey) mostly because the robe is too long. Thanks for the card and the memory. I am a new follower
Donna

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

From one Melissa to another. Wizard cuteness. Agree with Donna that it reminds me also of Disnaey Mickey in Socerer Apprentice. I'm a follower. Thanks for giveaway chance.
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

Linda Hott said...

Love your little mage on your card and the paper you used! Just super! TFS adnilttoh@gmail.com

Pam from Maine said...

You did such a great job color the globe on the want. It really looks like it's shining. Cute card.

Nancy Boyd said...

So cute, I love the paper too, wish I had some!

Carrie said...

This is really cute. I like the paper and the crystal ball at the end of the staff simply glows! Nice shading. Thanks for sharing some inspiration! Can't help you out with the paper but wish I had some in my stash too :)

Michele Smith said...

Eeeek! He is sooo adorable! I love that little face and you did an awesome job on the crystal ball The background paper is absolutely perfect for this guy! Thanks for sharing!

Marilyn said...

Adorable!!

Linda said...

So cute. Love the background paper!
Linda

Vicki D Sweet Love Canada said...

Melissa he is super cute - great card - love the brightness on the 'dull' (but fab) background!

Nurse Kim said...

Not a bit scary ... He's too cute!

Merrie said...

OMGosh- he is stinking cute, and what a great way to use up scraps! TFS

jessica said...

Your card is AWESOME Melissa!!!

Tina said...

how cute is he...adorable card

Lori Wisneski-Wenger said...

What an adorable card! I will have to check out this cuttable website as it is new to me. Do you know if their files are Cricut Explore compatible? Thanks so much, Melissa!

mylittlecraftblog said...

What an adorable wizard! Thanks for the opportunity to win the blog candy!

Evelyn

bonnie32002 said...

I I'm a new follower and an excited to see all of your new projects as well as perusing through your archives!

Marji Franklin said...

This is really cute! Great work.

Ginger said...

What a darling little card!! Love Treasure Bo's Designs!! Such cute images!

shawn box said...

Wow! What a awesome card. Love the image for Treasure Box

Tina M said...

Melissa, you are so right! CUTENESS! love the detail you gave your crystal globe too!!

Pastry Girl said...

Absolutely adorable! Thanks for sharing!

Dee Portias said...

so cute.

Julie said...

Such a cute wizard!

Sherrie K. said...

Aaaw, what a cute image! Fun papers and adorable design!
Sherrie K

Gwen said...

He is so so cute! Love his sweet face! Thanks for the chance to win!

Sheila G said...

Love this card. So cute and not scarey.

scrappinC said...

Super cute wizard. Have a fabulous day.
Cindy Lou

Marcia said...

Love this wizard.....perfect for Halloween!
Marcia

Lisa Sorensen said...

I love your Little wizard, he is super cute

Janis Lewis said...

I love your project. The paper piecing and ink shading are amazing. Great job!

Stacey's Creative Corner said...

He is absolutely adorable!! Super cute card Melissa!

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thank you, Sandie! We are happy you've hopped with us today!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Ah, Joan, thank you so much! So glad you joined us today!!!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

I may have to figure out how to make it with Mickey now! That would be fun!!! Thank you for stopping by today and hopping with us!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thank you, Melissa! So glad you joined us today!!!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thanks so much, Linda! I am glad you joined us today!!!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thanks so much, Pam. And thank you for joining us today!

Hugs, Melissa

Jackie B said...

Very cute wizard. The colors are perfect. Thanks for the sharing.

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Right, that paper is awesome! I have to figure out how to get my hands on some more sheets of it!!! Thank you for joining us!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thanks, Carrie! If you find a stash in a store somewhere, let me know!!! LOL! Thanks for hopping with us today. Sure glad you came by!!!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thank you, Michele! I had a couple of choices for background paper and had to have my kiddos make the final decision. Glad they chose this one as I think it works perfectly. Thank you so much for hopping with us!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thank you so much, Marilyn! So glad you hopped with us today!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thank you so much, Linda, and thank you for hopping with us today!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thanks so much, Vicki! I like the contrast between the bright and mute as well. My kiddos were a big help in picking the right background. Thank you for hopping with us today!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Scary cute is the best!!! Thank you so much for hopping with us today. I'm glad you stopped by!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thank you, Merrie! I had to use the scraps - I wasn't willing to cut the last full sheet I have. LOL!!! So glad you hopped with us today. It was nice to have you drop by!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thanks, Jess! And thank you for hopping with us!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thank you, Tina! So glad you hopped with us today!!!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thank you, Lori! You won't regret using files from Treasure Box Designs. The cutest around in my opinion!!! I'm not up to date on Cricut machines as I use the Cameo; but if the Explore is the newest machine that cuts SVG files, the answer is yes!!!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thank you, Evelyn, for hopping along with us so that you have a chance to win! I'm so glad you stopped in!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Bonnie, so glad you are a follower so you have a chance at the blog candy! And I'm excited that you will be looking around here. I hope you find some fun inspiration!!! Thank you so much for hopping with us today!!!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thanks so much, Marji!!! And thank you for hopping with us today!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thank you, Ginger! So glad to have you stopped by!!!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thank you, Shawn! Glad you are hopping with us!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Ah, thank you, Tina!!! So glad you hopped with us today!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thank you! I'm so glad you hopped with us today!!!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thank you, Dee! I'm so glad you hopped with us today!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thank you, Julie, and thank you for hopping with us today!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thanks so much, Sherrie! And thank you for hopping with us today.

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thank you, Gwen, and thank you for hopping with us!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thank you, Sheila! We are so glad you were able to hop with us today!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thanks so much, Cindy Lou! And thank you for hopping with us today!

Gail said...

Great creations - lovely colors! TFS and the hop
http://ilikepaper01.blogspot.com/

ladydidee said...

very adorable I love it!

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thank you, Marcia!!! So glad you were able to join us for the hop!!!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Lisa, thank you and thank you for hopping with us today!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thanks so much, Janis! Glad to be doing this hop with you!!!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Stacey, thanks so much!!! I'm so glad you are hopping with us today. It is always awesome to have you drop by!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thank you, Jackie! And thank you for hopping with us!!!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thank you, Gail! So glad you were able to hop with us today!!!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Ah, thank you!!!! And thank you for hopping with us today!!!

Hugs, Melissa

Cathleen Yahn said...

very cute, I love wizards

hoptownracer1 said...

Cute image! Love the background paper also! :)

Christi Steinbeck said...

Melissa this is just absolutely such cuteness! I love the glowing of the staff! Great work! Thank you for sharing!

scrappinupstyle said...

What an adorable card! Your paper piecing is adorable and I love the paper you used!

Mimi said...

Adorable! Love your color choices.

Jen Deal said...

I love the blue wizard cloak and how it pops from the background.

Reneeleeak said...

Very cute card. I love the paper too! Thanks for sharing.

Mimi said...

Stunning card! Your cut file is outstanding with the blue wizard!

Cathy - cbarwick@comcast.net

Barbara Krause said...

Oh he is adorable!

Migdalia said...

I absolutely love the wizard boy. He is just Precious!! TOTAL cuteness my friend!
Have a blessed day,
Migdalia
Crafting With Creative M

mamawcindy said...

Yes your card does blow me over with Cutness. Love the paper you used. Have been looking forward to this hop. This is my favorite time of year. I'm already a follower of yours.
cindys-greencricut.blogspot.com

Jeri said...

This little guy is just too cute to spook. Adorable card!

Nana said...

Well he blows my sock with all his cuteness. Love the papers they really make him pop.
Have a creative day.
Hugs Nana
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mum of two said...

He is just adorable Melissa!! The papers are awesome. TFS :)

Michelle
Purple Monkey Moments

Beth F. said...

What an adorable card, Melissa! Great job with your inking!

Sandy Berghuis said...

So cute - thanks for sharing and also for the chance to win blog candy!

sb_427 at yahoo dot com

Cyndi said...

Very cute, my g.grandson would love him! Thank you for the chance to win some great candy! Trick or Treat! cyndi.eck@gmail.com

Eva Laney said...

What a perfectly adorable Mage .... Love this project!

Luria said...

Very cute magician. I love this card. I am a new follower. Thanks for sharing.

Imagine*Mary said...

Just a newbie here, got my machine 3 weeks ago and WOW! I think I've been surfing and finding such great sites more than playing but not too much more. Still learning, there are some great ideas and patterns that I just have to have NOW!

Pam said...

Love your card! That little wizard is so cute all in blue, and his staff looks awesome the ball seems to just glow!
Pam
scrap-n-sewgranny.blogspot.com

April Lambert said...

Love this card,wish my skills were up to this level

Sarah Biswabic said...

Your card is so adorable! I love the way you colored his wand!

Nette said...

Super cute! Love it.

iluvpaper said...

Too Cute!
Beth
imaquiltingfan@yahoo.com

Cyndy Gustashaw said...

Your wizard is adorable! I love him. :)

Sharon said...

He totally blows me over with his cuteness!!! Love your card! :)

Pat. Mock said...

He is so cute...I have great nieces and nephews who would love him...never enough hours...haha

Renee Zimmerman said...

Love your project. The colors bring the wizard to life.

jean said...

Oh awesome cute card!!! Nice blog candy!!! too!!

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thank you! So glad you were able to join us for the hop!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thank you so much, Christi! So glad you decided to hop with us!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thanks so much! I am so glad you joined us for the hop!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thank you, Mimi! And thank you for hopping with us!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thank you, Jen! So glad you hopped with us!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thanks, Renee! And thank you for hopping with us!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thanks so much, Cathy! I am glad you hopped with us!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Barbara, thanks so much! I am glad you joined us for the hop!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thanks, Millie! And thank you for dropping in for the hop!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Cindy, I'm so happy you joined us for the hop. Thank you so much!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thank you, Jeri!!! So glad that you hopped with us!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thanks so much, Nana!!! Glad you hopped along with us!!!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Michelle, so glad to do with hop with you!!! I appreciate you!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

Thanks so much, Beth, and thank you for hopping with us!!!

Hugs, Melissa

Melissa said...

Adorable, he is really poppin on that dark background paper, gr8t job!

Donna Harris said...

Love the card! The wizard is so cute.

DIANA L. said...

Too adorable. Thank you for joining the DL.ART THANKFUL THURSDAY OCTOBER LINKY CHALLENGE.
HAVE A BLESSED DAY MY FRIEND, DIANA L.

CA Scrapper said...

Wow, that is just darling. That paper is awesome too.

Leslie
cascarpper at gmail dot com

Karla Yungwirth said...

This card is so adorably spooky!! Awesome hop!

Tammy Coover said...

Oh My Goodness! He is Adorable, You do awesome work ��

Anonymous said...

Wow he is sooooo cute. I am so glad I found your blog, love your creations.
Cathy R. (royal2@flintcatv.net)

Debby said...

Love the little Wizard!

Lori m said...

Adorable, so cute and great sentiments used, fun card.
Hugs, Lori m

M Samuelson said...

Melissa, yes Jolly Jack O Lantern is one of my "paper hoard even tiny scraps" papers also!!! Love this card and colors!!

Sarah said...

Absolutely amazing! You are soooo talented! Love it!

Rebecca said...

That is the cutest little guy I've ever seen!! Will have to go to TBD and check it out!! Your coloring of the crystal ball is fantastic!! I'm a new follower!!

Pink Unicorn said...

I agree with you, he is most definitely more cute than scary! Thank you for entering the Crafts Galore Encore Challenge, “Halloween or Make a Card”. We hope to see you back again soon! Karola, CGE DT, InvisiblePinkCards

debbie brunssen said...

cute cute card!

Ashley said...

LOVE your card! That little wizard is just TOO cute! I'm a follower on bloglovin'. Thanks for the chance to win!

~Ashley W
proudusmcwife@gmail.com
http://marinewifesscrappinlife.blogspot.com

kckid68 said...

Truly cute, Love the wizard and the cute, cute face.

kckid68 said...

Truly cute, Love the wizard and the cute, cute face.

pearshapedcrafting said...

He is definitely cute! Thank you for joining us at Try It On Tuesday! Chrisx

Karen @ Misplaced Mojo said...

Great card! Love your choice in patterned papers too! Following on Bloglovin! karenpagedave at yahoo dot com

katieo said...

Super fun wizard card. I love his hair. Thank you for joining the DL.ART Thankful Thursday Halloween Challenge
KatieO
DL.ART-DTmember

Yasmin Flores said...

Nice & beautiful card

Nana said...

Me again. Thanks for linking up over at Silhouette Challenges

Have a creative day.
Nana
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Sara Sherlock said...

This is adorable. Very cute little wizard and perfect backdrop for him. Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. We are looking forward to seeing you again in the next challenge.
Sara
TTCRD DT
FP3 {My Blog}

Margik said...

A fantastic halloween creation with a beautiful image and a great background.
Thank you for joining us at Try it on Tuesday. Mar DT

Norma said...

Oh my goodness this is too CUTE CUTE!! Thank you for joining us over at Decorate to Celebrate.
Hugs,
Norma

debbie brunssen said...

so very cute, love, love the colors ,

Sue from Oregon said...

Wow Melissa...this has to be one of my favorites of your projects...loving the BG papers paired with this too cute wizard!
Thanks for sharing with us at October Silhouette Challenge!


♥ Sue Kment