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I have been married to the same guy for a LONG time ! We have 3 grown children and the 5 loves of our lives that they have given us ... 4 girls and one boy ! I have been crafting all my life and found my true addiction when I taught myself to use Copic Markers and introduced them into my card making ! I am NOT certified in the use of Copics but that doesn't stop me from creating with them ! I always been a bit of a crafting rebel and don't follow directions well !I love crafting with my hands and seldom will you find them idle as they usually have a crochet hook , knitting needles or a book in them . Exercise is not my strong suit ! LOL ! My husband and I also love camping in our RV ( weather permitting ... as in NO snow !) so most weekends from Spring to Fall you find us camped somewhere with our 3 Yorkies .... though don't tell them they aren't BIG dogs ! Hope you enjoy my little touch of my life .... the creative and the real life !

Sunday, January 02, 2011

HAPPY NEW YEAR .... let's start with some challenges !

 I spent a very quiet New Year's Eve as my husband was away visiting his Mother whom had some health issues before Christmas . It is the first time in 39 years that we have actually spent New Year's Eve apart ! Odd to say the least ! My few days of just the dogs and I found me playing in my room getting a few things done and cleaned up .

 There is a change over on the challenge BLOG for JUST MAGNOLIA as it is now the Just Magnolia and Hangler / Stangler Challenge Blog ! If you haven't seen the Hangler stamps then you are in for a real treat as they are so adorable ! Hard to get in Canada but I lucked into a few images from friends ( thanks girls ) and just finshed this card which I am submitting here for the ANYTHING GOES challenge on the site . Hope you enjoy her !




And over on PAPERTAKE WEEKLY their challenge this week is BE THANKFUL . You can read all about the challenge here  . Here is my take on their challenge



Both cards will also work for Challenge # 145 on Cute Card Thursday found here entitled THANK YOU

AND FOR PHINDY'S PLACE CHALLENGE # 36 Give Thanks  found here


 Come join the fun on these challenge blogs and Happy Creating in 2011 !!!


All images have been colored with Copic markers !

9 comments:

  1. Such a sweet card Donna; the paper goes perfectly with the image. Thanks for sharing it with us at PTW this week. Hope your MIL is soon on the mend. Happy New Year! x

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  2. Hi Donna, your card is stunning.
    omg.. your coloring and choice of papers are amazing.

    thank you for joining us this week on Just Magnolia/Just Hanglar challenge blog
    hope to see you again
    love
    Claudia

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  3. What a great card, lovely colouring on your new stamp!
    Phindys Place has a Thank You challenge running too at the moment, do please pop by and enter:)
    Happy New Year
    Anne
    x

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  4. What a sweet card with an adorable image. I love the background paper. Thanks for joining us at Phindy's Place and I hope we see you again next week.
    Hugs!
    Cec

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  5. Oooooohhhh GREAT cards Donna!! And your new blog look is snazzy! Love the flourishes!

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  6. Such cute cards! I'm partial to the second one-darling image, beautiful coloring!

    Thank you for joining us for this week's challenge at Phindy's Place. I hope you will join us next week, too!

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  7. What a nice cards!
    Thanks for joining us at the Phindy's Place challenge and hope to see you back...
    xxx Anne-Marije

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  8. Beautiful card, lovely colours and colouring! thanks for joining us at Just Magnolia, hugs, Jane xxx

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  9. oh..i am so lovin those images and color tones ~ just scrumptious chickie!

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