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'She stood in the storm, and when the wind did not blow her way, she adjusted the sails' - Elizabeth Edwards

Wednesday 1 January 2014

More than one fold with Sparkles Christmas Challenges!

Good morning my lovely blog friends.........Happy New Year to you all!!
I know it's not just me when I say that last year flew past.....are you
sure it didn't last for only 6 months......or is it cos I'm getting on a bit 
that time seems to pass so, so fast???
Anyway, seeing as how it's only 51 weeks til NEXT Christmas I think
you should come & join us over at Sparkles Christmas Challenges where
this month the theme is MORE THAN ONE FOLD! As usual, you can make
any crafty creation you like as long as you stick to the theme & you have
all month to play! Our fabby sponsor this time is
with a very generous $10 to spend instore!!
So do come join us & let's get a head start on next Christmas lol!
Oh, and don't forget to go check our the gorgeous makes from the rest
of the team! I went with a very simple easel fold card, a gorgeous image
from Dilly Beans coloured with Copics, a LOTV sentiment, some punched/diecut 
snowflakes & a few gems........and that's it, my very 1st Christmas card of 2014!
Rightio, that's me for today.........better go get on with the dinner .......thanks
 for calling..........see you soon!

I'd like to enter these challenges
Christmas at Happy Campers
anything Christmas at Milk Coffee
Christmas wishes at Southern Girls
Christmas or Winter at Dilly Beans


  1. Hi Jo...this is gorgeous. What a great image. Happy New Year to you. By the way I'd be happy to swap ATC's with you. Hugs Debbie x

  2. Gorgeous card Jo love the fab image.
    Happy New Year to you all.

    Hugs Julie xxx

  3. Stunning card Jo Happy new year x

  4. Oh, this is just gorgeous, Jo! Love the candy cane stripes. What incredible coloring. Happy New Year, my friend.

  5. Absolutely beautiful easel card dearie.Love it.Happpy new year to you and your family dear friend.Hugs Debbie x

  6. another beautiful card Jo - I need to start thinking about christmas cards - I'm not on any christmas card teams this year so will have to make a special effort! Hugs rachel xx

  7. Super card Jo, lovely image and great design. Happy New Year.

    Pat xx

  8. Wonderful card Jo, your coloring is beautiful....I am envious! 51 weeks til Christmas! Yikes, I'd best get making my cards! Happy New Year!

  9. Happy New Year to you and your family Jo.
    Your card is stunning. I love the image and wonderful colours.
    hugs Sue xx

  10. Fab design and love the image - she's gorgeous! Happy New Year hun :o) Hugs, Lisa x

  11. Great shape of your card Jo. Lovely rich red you used too!
    Yes, two desks. Don't fancy getting ink on fabric and also the second desk is used by guests. Maybe one day you will join me in my room?

  12. Happy New Year to you Jo.
    This is such a gorgeous card and the red looks beautiful. A great shape too. That's one in the bag for next year. I might try to make one a week so I can have 52 by next Christmas!!!
    Hugs Sharon. x

  13. How beautiful this is Jo. I just love the shape and you can do no wrong with red...Hugz, joann

  14. so gorgeous jo.i love all the red and stunning image :D

    xx coops xx

  15. wow super card jo ... loving the red ... thank you for visiting my blog and leaving such lovely comments ... sorry I have not visited you much lately ... problems with my dear mum ... happy new year to you .. happy crafting and love sandy xx

  16. Gorgeous card Jo beautiful image and the red is perfect...wishing you & your family a blessed 2014... Hugs May x x x

  17. Great card hun, love the colours & the image is fab!

    Happy New Year
    hugs Shell xx

  18. ha-ha I can promise you Jo that when you are getting only seems to be three months between :o~
    Gorgeous card and a perfect way to start the New Year...I will be making them all through the year from now on.
    Hope the year brings you Huge Blessings sweetie.
    Hugs Mau xx

  19. Gorgeous as always Jo...

    Happy New to you and your family...hope it gonna be a good for you my friend!!!
    hugs and xxx

  20. Wonderful easel card, love the image and how you coloured her hair!

  21. This is stunning. I love the vivid colours and the contrast of the red against the white. This is a lovely shape for this fold as well!


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