Friday, 1 January 2010

First card of 2010

I hope everyone enjoyed their new year celebrations.  We had a night in with a lovely meal, nice wine, played Mario Cart on the Wii and then toasted in the new year in our back garden watching all the local fireworks going off.  It was the first new years eve night that we can remember where we haven't gone out to a party, pub or held a party oursleves, and you know what, we really enjoyed it being just the two of us with Mollie and Felix of course.  We still didn't end up going to bed until 4 a.m.

Despite the late night/early morning I was up and about just before 9 a.m. and raring to get back in my craftroom after it's use as a spare bedroom over xmas.  And I was so looking forward to making something other than an xmas card, though I will do as I did last year and endeavour to create at least one xmas card a week, but I may just leave it a week or two before I get  Now onto the card.....

This card covers 3 challenges

The three challenges are....

Sketch and Stash - Sketch and to use new and/or neglected craft stash

My Time To Craft - Anything Goes

Creative Card Crew - Anything Goes and DT Call

My new/neglected stash is my new but very neglected Lili of the Valley stamp I bought at the NEC in November, I've also used some vellum which has been extremely neglected for the scalloped edge and image mount.


Paper - Crafts Too

Vellum - Kanban

Colouring Medium - Promarkers and Copics

Digi-Sentiment - Pollycraft

Embellishments - Flowers and Card Candy from stash.

Punch - MS Frond Leaf and MS Scalloped Dot

New Blog On The Block!!!

My 9 year old niece Emily has just started up her own little crafting blog with the help of her mum (Mel), if you have a few minutes spare I know she would love it if you would stop by and say hi.  I hear she has been busy crafting and hopefully later today she will be uploading some pics of her makes.

Emily's Moonlight Sparkle


Thank for stopping by and as always your comments are much appreciated and I read each and every one of them.

Happy 2010 to you all!!


Joanne xxx


Jill said...

wow Joanne your card is stunning, I love the LOLV image and the DP are gorgeous happy new year hugs Jill xx

Lorraine A said...

gorgeous card Joanne :-) I love this image ,,, she is just soo beautiful ,, and the papers are lovely too ,, the designed vellum is fab !

Happy New Year and thanks for joining us at the Sketch n Stash :-) and don't wait a couple of weeks ,,, join in the brand new ABC Christmas Challenge too :-) ha ha

Lols x x x

Chrissie said...

Just beautiful Joanne, can't wait to see what else you bring us for 2010.
Thanks for joining in with Sketch & Stash.

Craftyanny said...

Hi Joanne
Happy New Year:)
We had a lovely quiet time too, just how I like it - I must be getting old lol
Love your card, very pink and girly!!
Anne x

clare said...

Happy New Year Hun xx

Gorgeous the image and the colours Good Luck with the challenges Hugs clare x

jacque4u2c said...

Just gorgeous and elegant!

Moni said...

Waw Joanne, your card is so gorgeous. Love the colour combo and image is so cute! Happy New Year! Hugs,moni

jackiescrafts said...

Joanne your card is gorgeous I love the colours you have used and the image too
Have been and visited Emmy's blog and become a follower. You have a very talented niece there, it must run in the family
Pleased you had a lovely evening last night
Hugs Jackie

Daniele said...

what a sweet card I love these stamps as well happy new year from MTTC hugs x

SHELL'S SHED said...

Gorgeous card Joanne - love it! You must be so happy to have your craft room back!!! Enjoy.

Have checked out Emmy's blog, what a super little blog it is too - am looking forward to following x
hugs and happy new year - Shell x

The twins mum said...

Your card is gorgeous as always Love that image.

Mel X said...

Hi Jo, thanks for mentioning Emily's block hun, see's chuffed to bits with everyones lovely comments so thanks to everyone too!

Love the card Jo, it's gorgeous!! That paper - gotta get some and as for that stamp - wonder if it would fit into one of Emily's boxes (hide stash from mummy indeed LOL!)

Big hug

Mel X

Michele Spera said...

Oh Very Nice job on your card! love the colors together and the scalloped border on the left side is really a nice touch!!

The Crafty Goat Girl said...

Happy New Year Joanne! Beautiful image and the papers are gorgeous! My daughter Georgia has just done herself a blog, so I will have to get her to pop over to Emily's. Like Emily, she has been busy making lots of bits for the blog, mainly using my stash of course, lol! enjoy your weekend, hugs Heidi xxx

Mel said...

A really pretty card Joanne. I look forward to seeing more of your lovely cards in 2010 ~ Mel x

cornishmist - thats me ju x said...

Hi Joanne, loving your card I think that a break sometimes does us good and gives the mojo a little boost, the colour combo is beautiful wishing you all the best for 2010 luv ju x

Becky said...

Beautiful card Joanne and I love how you spent your New Year, it's all about Mario and the Wii in our house too lol!
Thanks so much for joining us at Sketch and Stash!
Love Becky xx

Lesley said...

Hi Joanne, beautiful card, lovely image. Thanks for taking part in the MTTC challenge, and Happy New Year! xx

cjsmom said...

what a beautiful card!

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