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Saturday, 31 July 2010

Two Years Old Today!!!

Oh my goodness I have only just realised that it was 2 years ago today that my blog was born, where has the time gone?  
I've been looking back at some of my very early blog posts and had to chuckle at my cards, I like to think I have come a very long way since then, and hardly ever use peel-offs any more...lol.

Here are the 2 cards I showed on my very first blog post...



Check out all those peel-offs hehehe!!

Joining the blogging world has been an amazing journey, where I have learnt so much and more importantly made some truly wonderful friends.  To date I have 258 followers and there has been 45,300 hits to my blog...WOW, never in my wildest dreams did I ever think I would get that many visits to my blog in a lifetime.  I myself have been a terrible blogger of late I need so many more hours in a day to be able to go visit all the blogs I enjoy to visit, but despite this there are so many of you who regulary pop by and leave such wonderful comments, so thank you to everyone who visits and follows my crafting journey, you make it all so worthwhile.  Hugs xxx

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Before you go I also have a card for today....


RECIPE

Digi Iamge - Pollycraft 'Crystal Fairies 1' (*toot-toot* There's a cool summer sale now happening over at the Pollycraft Store!!)

Papers - Basic Grey 'Sugar Rush' (my new papers from Crafty Emma's Store)

Colouring Mediums - Copics & Promarkers (and a touch of Sakura Stardust Clear)

Ebellishments - Ribbon & Flower from stash. Pin from Crafty Emma's Store

Sentiment Butterfly - Craftwork Cards

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I am entering this card into the following challenges....

Sketch & Stash - Sketch (my new items are the papers and pin)

The Crazy Challenge - Happy Birthday

Digital Tuesday - Dazzle Me (glittery ribbon and stardust detail on image)

Flutterby Wednesday - Open Theme

Paperplay - Anything Goes

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And one last thing....


Just ONE more week to go before the launch of the brand new challenge blog 'Craft Your Days Away'

We still have a fab blog candy going on so please do check it out!!

Enjoy the rest of your weekend.

Hugs

Joanne xxx


14 comments:

Dazie said...

Congratulations on reaching your 2nd Blog Birthday!!!!

I remember peel offs I used to think they were the business, I do still use them on the odd occasions I also have a huge pile of them :)

One week to go I am sooooo excited I really need to crack on a make some thing lol

Take care
dazie
x

Jill said...

happy blogoversary joanne, your card is absolutly gorgeous I love the image and your colouring is fab hugs Jill xx

Jill said...

happy blogoversary joanne, your card is absolutly gorgeous I love the image and your colouring is fab hugs Jill xx

Sue said...

Hi Hun
happy blog birthday, tis funny when we look back at old cards, gorgeous card,lovely colouring, beauitful papers & embelies, sue,x

MrsK said...

Hey Joanne

Love your card its super sweet!! x

jackiescrafts said...

Congratulations on your 2nd blogaversary Joanne, your card is gorgeous and I love the ribbon and pin detail

Hugs Jackie x

Ruthie said...

Hiya Joanne

HAPPY BLOGVERSARY! Yay to you!

And what a long way you've come! Blogging world really pushes you forward quickly doesnt it? I havent been going for a year but am still amazed how much my cards have changed.

Rx

Poppy said...

Congratulations on your 2nd blogaversary,lovely card.
poppy

Heather Maria said...

Congrats on your blogversary! Your card is gorgeous! Wonderful colouring and embellishing! I love the pretty pps too! Thanks for joining us on PaperPlay this week!

Rainmac said...

2 years, congratulations, bet you don't know where that time has gone ;-) Love your card, gorgeous papers, BG are my all time fave company. Can't wait for the launch of CYDA, very exciting xxx

Louise Emma said...

Happy 2nd blog birthday Joanne x Big hugs xxx Hope you are keeping well x How's Felix?

Gorgeous cards as always xxxx

Danni said...

Wonderful creations! Thanks for playing along with my flutter by challenge!

Teena in Toronto said...

Happy blogoversary :)

Ellie said...

Beautiful cards! I think your first blog cards look fantastic and perfect for any male!
Love your new cards too. The image is darling and the sketch is beautiful.
So happy you joined us at the DTC this week!

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