Sunday, January 1, 2012

New Year...New Blog...Happy New Beginnings

Happy New Year 2012

New Year
a start of beautiful things to come
new promises to make and keep
a glimmer of something special to happen

New Blog
a means of sharing and having fun
then there's joining, following, playing along and blog hopping
keeping in touch with  friends 
creating new friendships
inspiring and motivating 

what a wonderful way to start the year
Happy New Beginnings
to you and me!!!
I hope everyone will have a fantastic year ahead!

well, well, well
for that i have something to share
a card i have just created,  my first round card
my first card for 2012...

Happy New You card

I created the layout for this card based on the sketch challenge from Mojo Monday
which is square or round. I choose round as it is something new for me.

This will also be my first time to play along.

 I also enter this at:

a closer peek....

Cardstock: Bazzill
Patterned Paper:  My Mind’s Eye (A Beautiful Life 6x6 Designer Paper Pad); 
Stamp: Our Betty (Free from Papercraft Essentials Magazine issue70)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink; Ranger Distress Ink-dusty concord; Copic-E000, E01, ER20
Sentiment: computer printed
Die: Sizzix Framelits Scallop and Circles
Tools: Big Shot, Sizzix Embossing Folders Ornate Frames Set; scallop scissors 
Accents: Ranger Glossy accents, Artic Ice Stickles

Others: Ribbon (John Lewis), rhinestones, flowers (Prima & from stash)

hmmm...a lot of new things...and i hope this is a good sign!
 I'll be back for more as...
i create cards & crafts!


  1. So pretty! Thanks for playing along with us at CCCB!

  2. What a fantastic card ... Thanks so much for playing along with us at CCCB ... Happy New Year to you

  3. Congrats on your new blog. What a cute and fun circle card, love the red hair. Thank you for playing along with the anything goes challenge at Sentimental Sundays!

  4. Your card is so much fun! Love the colors & the tie into the image! :)

    Thanks for playing along at our Anything Goes Challenge at Sentimental Sundays! :)

  5. So darn cute... Thanks so much for playing along with us at CCCB!

  6. So cute! Thanks for joining us at CCCB!

  7. thanks a lot for your wonderful and inspiring comments!

  8. Hi Irene, thanks for sharing your card with us at Sweet Stampin, it is such a pretty card love the colours. We do ask though that you link back to our challenge, so could add a link to us please? Many thanks, Sarah

  9. This is absolutely adorable! Congrats Marie! I'm so jealous! :D
    Your card is precious and so beautifully colored! Thank you so much for joining us at Make it Monday! Remember, to be in the running to win the prize from our sponsor this week just leave a comment for another entry. Be sure to mention you saw them on Make It Monday. The more entries you comment on the more chances you have of winning! Good luck!
    Rene :D

  10. Irene, this is adorable, I love it! And welcome to blogland!

    Thanks for joining us at Make It Monday!

    Mary J x

  11. Cute card! Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays.
    Hugs, Janne

  12. Great card!

    Perfect for our new beginnings challenge at Allsorts, Thanks for playing!

    Emma xxx

  13. Fab fun card and great shape! :)

    Thanks so much for joining us in our New Beginnings challenge this week at Sweet Stampin



  14. Awww how fun, this is gorgeous and so sweet, love the image. Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week xx

  15. Wonderful card! Great colors and details!
    Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays this week.
    Hugs, Bente

  16. Wonderful card! Great colors and details!
    Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays this week.
    Hugs, Bente


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