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2 January 2013

Sending Happy Thoughts

Afternoon - hope you are all well?

I am making the most of and enjoying my time off work ..... I can honestly say I am not looking forward to going back on Monday .... this is one of my New Year resolutions .... to get a new part-time job!  This will hopefully give me some free time not only to keep on top of the everyday household chores, but also to be a lot more creative.  I still have a sewing machine that I bought back in September to use!  I have so many ideas and so little time to put them into place.

So I have been able to enjoy some time in my crafty haven and this is one of my makes:



Card Ingredients:

Whoopsidaisy Digi Image
Promarkers
Making Memories Cheeky Papers
Swirly Die
Cardstock from Stash
Pearls - NEC Stash
Greeting Stamp
Stickles

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Make It Monday 121
Forever Friends Fortnightly 52 Anything Goes
Tuesday Throwdown 128 Bright & Happy New Year (Bright Colours)
Bearly Mine 67 Something Old, Something New (Old Papers, New Die)
Digi Galore Something New (New Die)
The Craft Garden January Red
By The Cute & Girly January Cute & Girly

Thank you for popping in - have a lovely day whatever you are up to.

Claire x

28 comments:

  1. Aww this is really sweet Claire! what a gorgeous image… love her sparkly wings! :-)
    All the best for New Year hun! hope it's a good year for you!
    Love Sue xx

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  2. This is gorgeous Claire, I love the sweet image and fabulous colours

    Sue

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  3. This is such a sweet card Claire! Sounds like you are enjoying some nice crafty time!
    Hugs Lynsey x

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  4. Claire, I feel just the same as you! I went back to work today and hated it. I want to try and do something about my work/life balance this year too. We should compare stories! Anyway, love your card! Pami x

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  5. Gorgeous card hun. Love her sparkly wings :o)
    Hope you achieve your goal for 2013 - will keep my fingers crossed for you.
    Enjoy the rest of the week.
    Take care
    Debs xx

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  6. Lovely card, love the colors and coloring!
    Thanks for joining us at Digi Galore!
    Hugs xx Sandra

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  7. Hey sweetie this is gorgeous so loving the colours you chose perfect, huggles Pops x x x

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  8. Such a pretty card Claire...and loving the colours too hun..:o)

    hope you had a lovely New Year sweetie..big hugs Vicky xx

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  9. Oh this is really pretty Claire! Gorgeous colours and sweet image too. Sounds like a great New Years resolution - good luck hun :o) Hugs, Lisa x

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  10. such a pretty card Clare, I'm looking to downsize my hours this year with my job, I have less and less time to play these days
    hugs

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  11. Beautiful colours and layout... really lovely. Wishing you a very happy New Year! Good luck with the job hunting!

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  12. Your card is stunning and thank you for joining in our challenge at Forever Friends Any thing goes good luck and hope to see you again DT Member Sandra H xx

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  13. Its gorgeous Clair very girly! Enjoy the rest of your time off work hope you get some crafting time xx

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  14. This is a lovely card Claire, you have coloured your image beautifully - you should have entered her into the Whoopsi Daisy Challenge, it's Anything Goes with a Whoopsi Daisy Image.
    Good luck with finding a part time job.
    Pauline
    x

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  15. Lovely card Claire, great colours and cute image.
    Your post made me smile, a sewing machine bought last September and not used yet... I bought one 3 years ago and not used it yet.
    I worked full time and got loads done, I worked part-time and got less done, I am now retired and get sod all done.
    But good luck with the New Years Res.
    Oh, and by the way, had a dreadful New Year as Eileen had 2 fits or as the Medics call them Seizure's but she is ok, just very very tired, I am trying to talk to get back into card making because while it can be fustrating it can also be rewarding and calming too. I am not the best card maker in the world and I don't care, loads out there that make stunning cards but I get pleasure out of making them and while I wish I could do better, there are a few that are worse than me.
    Happy New Year, good luck with the job hunting.

    Kath x

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  16. Hi Claire.
    Happy New year to you and yours .

    Great card design , pretty image and love that coordinating diecut vine .Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday .

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  17. Simply gorgeous hun - love the image and your colours are fantastic! I came back to work yesterday after an 11 day break. I think I crafted every day - now it's back to stealing time at weekends. Boo Hiss. Hugs Sxx

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  18. A gorgeous, sweet card Claire!
    Helen x

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  19. Hi Claire, thanks for the lovely comment you left me - such a pretty card, love the swirly diecut, really finishes off the card perfectly
    Debz
    x

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  20. Hi Claire...
    Happy new Year to you! thanks for your visits thro the last year, you really are a sweetheart....
    I have a similar resolution...better time management = more crafting!!! I am determined to start classes too!
    Hugs xxxx

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  21. This is such a sweet card Claire ! The swirl is so lovely ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

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  22. What a delightful card, love your image and colours. Thanks for joining us over at BTC&G Carolxx

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  23. Gorgeous card Claire.
    Thanks for playing along with Digi Galore and a Happy 2013 to you
    Anne x

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  25. Your card is very pretty! Nicely colored. Thanks for joining us at Forever Friends.

    Karen

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  26. What a gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us at Forever Friends!
    Hugs Rachel

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  27. Beautiful card & I love the new die. Thanks for joining us at Digi Galore.

    Lucy x

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