Sunday, January 8, 2012

Happy New Year!


Merry Christmas, Happy New Year! I've been having a bit of a blog holiday ... actually a completely craft free, laze around doing nothing kind of holiday. Yesterday I decided it was high time I get back into a routine of sorts as I'm back at work on Tuesday ... soooooooo I hit my craft room, a pretty good place to start don't you think?

I needed to make a birthday card for the 12th ... I am always behind during January and I've decided that this year I'm going to try to change that. Having not crafted for so long I just couldn't get a decent start, although I did know I was going to use reds (a fave colour of the birthday girl), so I had a little look around blogland and found this CAS card over at Lea's Cupcakes & Sunshine and off I went. It came together really quickly.

What do you think? Simple but I kinda like it. If you'd like a supply list please feel free to give a shout & I'll happily oblige.

I hope you're all enjoying the new year so far. Like a lot of others I didn't mind seeing the back of 2011 and I'm really looking forward to seeing how this year unfolds and embracing what 2012 brings.

Big hugs


  1. Gorgeous card Patrice, I love the Gems & Flowers I am sure your friend will love it.

    Glad you are enjoying your holidays the start to the year has certainly been relaxing for us as well.

    Fiona x

  2. Gorgeous Patrice, very striking. Glad you're back into it, lol. Talk soon honey x

  3. Great to see you back in blog land!!
    Perfect card to start of a perfect year :)

  4. A great case Patrice, love that it's off centre, very effective!
    Glad your back..:0)

  5. wow, I love this card, love that the embellishments are off centre, love the flower in the middle and the addition of twine finishes it off. A great card. Have a great week xx

  6. Beautiful, Patrice! I hear you on taking a little bit of a blog holiday...well, a holiday from anything productive really (for me). When the kids started back to school again I knew I had to get back into the swing of things!! :) I managed to get my craft room up and running and have spent a couple of days this past week "playing", so I think I'm back in it!

    Thanks for the sweet comment on my blog...I'm ready for a new year full of blessing others with a handmade hello!!

  7. Love the twine and the bling. Gorgeous card, Patrice.

  8. Hi Patrice! I love this... just the right amount of detail to make it a lovely card with great composition! Thanks for your lovely comments aswell :)

  9. That is an awesome card Patrice! love the colours and embellishments.


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