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Monday, 4 January 2016

Happy New Year!

Good morning all & A Happy New Year to you!
Firstly, I must apologise for being a bad blogger over the holidays & not 
posting or commenting as much as I should have!
I've just been so tired & worn out, I needed a good rest!
I'l try to get round to your blogs soon I promise!
So, now that we're slowly getting back to normal, it's time for the first challenge of 2016 
at Eureka Stamps where the theme this time is

Here's my card


I've made a little 6"x6" twisted easel card, using the lovely sentiment 
Which was cut out with a Spellbinders oval die & matted onto 
another Spellbinders, die cut, ornate oval.
The base card is green & the paisley type paper is 
 from the My Minds Eye, Best of Paisley pad.
I distressed the paper with my serrated scissors.
The flowers are from my stash & have been there forever! 
I tend not to use flowers very often as I like to make cards which can be posted easily.
They just seemed to want to be on this card though!
The colours match better IRL.
Thanks for popping in. I hope you can play in this weeks challenge.
I'm sure you all have at least one birthday coming up soon!

I'd like to enter this card in a few little challenges:
Dragonfly Journeys - They Say It's Your Birthday
Glitter n Sparkle Anything Goes
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper - Anything goes with Patterned Paper
Petal Lu - Anything Goes
The Sisters of Craft -Anything Goes
Creative Corner - Anything Goes
4 Crafty Chicks - Anything Goes
C.R.A.F.T. -Anything Goes
Sieze The Birthday Birthday + Topping: Anything Goes


25 comments:

  1. Morning Dawn, a beautiful card and love the papers. Happy New Year to you too.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  2. Happy New Year my crafty friend. What a beautiful card. Looking forward to seeing all your wonderful creations this year xxx

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  3. Oooh, Love the paper you have used on this card... so trendy and spring like! Thanks for sharing your card in our "anything goes" challenge this week at Glitter n Sparkle - Vic,(D.T) X

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  4. A fabulous card - love the twisted easel.
    Kath x

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  5. I have never made an easel card, yours is quite lovely and embellished with wonderful flowers! Thank you for joining us at Seize the Birthday!

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  6. This is gorgeous Dawn, lovely papers and great design.
    Wishing you a very Happy New Year, I hope it's a good one.
    Pauline
    x

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  7. Super neat card!! Love the unique folding. Thanks for joining us at 4 Crafty Chicks this week. Happy New Year!

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  8. Happy New Year Dawn. Hope you are feeling more rested now. I'm a big fan of twisted easel cards and just love the fabulous bright colours you have used.
    Cathy x

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  9. Happy New Year Dawn Great card love the colours Hugs Sandra xx

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  10. Great fold/shape love the colors, awesome job. Thank you for entering our challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks.

    Cheers,
    Leanne DT/4CC

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  11. Oh, what beautiful papers, Dawn! Love how you made the sentiment the focal point and that's a fab die cut frame.

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  12. Hi Dawn this is a gorgeous twisted easel card I love the colours and the beautiful papers you have used. Hugs Jackie

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  13. Happy New Year to you too Dawn, I've been mostly missing too...mad dash now to be ready for our trip to NZ at the weekend. A last minute change with the airline means we're leaving Saturday instead of Sunday...eek!

    Love your easel card, those paisley papers are gorgeous. Carol x

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  14. Love your twisted easel card, great papers and sentiment.

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  15. A fabulous card and design Dawn. The Paisley paper is stunning. I hope you are feeling more rested now. Happy New Year to you xx

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  16. Great card Dawn! Love the colors! Thanks for joining us at Glitter N Sparkle!

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  17. I am definitely going to try one of these. Love your papers and that sweet sentiment. Lovely card, Dawn. Hugz

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  18. A gorgeous twisted easel card Dawn. Love the papers you have used.
    Mags
    x

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  19. Great twisted easel card...Thanks for sharing it with Creative Corner Challenge!

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  20. Fabulous twisted easel, Dawn....love your design!! Wishing you a Happy New year too!!
    Hugs Donna xx
    Kraftyscot Handmade Crafts

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  21. Hi Dawn! This is a very pretty card and I'm not sure that I've seen the twisted easel before, but I love it! Thanks so much for joining my challenge this week :)

    Jeannie T.
    Dragonfly Journeys

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  22. Great fold. Beautiful color combination. Thanks for sharing your talent with us at Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge.
    Margaret, DT

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  23. This is so fantastic - terrific design. Thanks for playing along with Seize the Birthday.

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  24. Great design. Thank you for joining in with the Sisters of Craft challenge, good luck in the voting and we hope to see you again. Crafty Blessings. Tracy SOC DT x We now also have a Sisters of Craft Facebook Group where you share your makes, find inspiration and take part in mini challenges.

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Thank you for taking the time & trouble to comment! I truly appreciate your feedback!
Hugs
Dawn xx