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Monday, January 14, 2013

I was a Spotlight Artist last week with City Crafter Challenge Blog!


Happy 2013!  I've been gone for a bit but now I'm back!  Took some time to enjoy the holidays with family and try and get organized for the new year.  Operative word there --- TRY!  Not only have we been cleaning up from decorating but also cleaning up paper work, preparing for our tax guy (always fun), denote sarcasm there.  Now, I probably should clarify, I love our tax guy, just not the taxes! And, there has been lots and lots of planning, some not so fun, like doc visits, vet visits, home repairs; and then, some really fun, like trips to see our oldest son in OK (one time being in Nov 2013 for his wedding), some other traveling and some adventures, as I am calling them as I am focusing this year on being positive and optimistic...kayaking and camping....

But before I get into all of that, here is my first card made for 2013:



This is a masculine card tonight and I'm joining in a new challenge, The Sketch Files, which is a monthly challenge.  I've decided to shake things up a little more and try some new challenges this year.  It is also for the City Crafter's challenge of book pages.  I loved how the balloons came out on the book page paper.










SPIES:
STAMPS:  Balloons (Hampton Art Graphics 45); Sentiment-Hampton Art.
PAPER:  Cream, gold and teal cardstock; DP: Lost and Found 2 (My Mind's Eye).
 INK:  Teal Zeal (Memento).
Extras:  Square and oval label Spellbinders.



4 comments :

Linda R said...

Such a cute card. Its a wonderful design. Thanks so much for playing along with us over at CCCB.

Ros Crawford said...

I love the balloon on the book paper ... lovely card! Thanks so much for playing at CCCB!

Brenda said...

Love the way you created movement with the placement of your balloons. This is a stunning card. So glad you joined us at The Sketch File.

Kathy said...

This is just lovely! Thank you for using The Sketch File to make your beautiful card

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