Friday, 3 January 2014

Happy New Year! And Thank You!

Hello all out there in Blogland - and can I wish you all a happy, healthy and peaceful 2014. Huge apologies for being 'Missing' for the last week but we just seem to have been so busy, visiting family, having family visiting us, etc.  And I've eaten far more than is good for me - I think I need to go on a salad/fruit/water regime for a few weeks (although I seriously doubt that it'll happen....!).

And thank you all for the lovely birthday wishes!  It was my 50th birthday on New Year's Eve - so we had a bit of a party at home with about 15-20 friends to help me mark the occasion!

And the good news is that CraftyCatz challenge is back after a little break over Christmas - and the challenge this week, chosen by our lovely Janette, is 'Thank You'.  We're sponsored by the fabulous Bugaboo digi stamps and I've used one of their images for my card


The image has been coloured with copics and promarkers, and the backing papers are from LOTV.
I've added some stitching, some spotty ribbon from Joanna Sheen and a DooHickey doiley flower die cut. So quite a simple card, but I do like the image and think I'll be making a few of these for friends to thank them for my birthday pressies!  So do pop over to the CraftyCatz Challenge and join us for our first challenge of 2014!
I hope all of you experiencing the awful weather we've been having are keeping safe and warm.
Back soon,
Kim x 

I'm entering this card into the following challenges:-
CRAFT - anything goes
Add a little dazzle - stitching
CraftyCreations - anything goes


25 comments:

  1. This is just beautiful Kim. Love your wonderful colouring, the sewing and the layered flower.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  2. Such a sweet creation Kim. Belated Happy Birthday Wishes to you and all of the Best for 2014.
    Laine
    xx

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  3. Gorgeous card Kim love the colour's and fabulous stitching,Happy New Year to you and your's
    Hugs Dianne xx :)

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  4. A truly fabulous card Kim...lovely, lovely colours and detail xx

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  5. Beautiful card hun! Happy New Year, may 2014 be filled with blessings and love. Naomi x

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  6. Thanks for participating in the Dazzling Diva Challenge at Add a Little Dazzle. Beautiful card! I love it!

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  7. Happy New Year Kim and I am pleased you had a good Birthday.
    Your card is gorgeous, I love the image and beautiful colours.
    Sue xx

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  8. this is stunning, luv those flowers!

    Happy New Year

    sparkle & shine *~*

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  9. Stunning card Kim! Love the image - really useful one to have. Beautifully coloured - and those papers are yummy. Please don't lead me astray - I have so many papers, but these are just yum :D Hugs, Jayne xx

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  10. A gorgeous thank you card Kim, such a pretty image and love these papers :o) Hugs, Lisa x

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  11. Beautiful spring card, Kim! Just what I needed on this freezing, snowy day! Thanks for playing along at the Dazzling Divas Design Challenge!

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  12. Such a gorgeous card! The image and papers are gorgeous and I love the way you have tucked the ribbon behind the flower.
    Hugs
    Gina x

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  13. A gorgeous card Kim, so pretty. Happy new Year to you and your family and a belated happy birthday too!
    Lorraine x

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  14. Beautiful card! Love the image and die cuts and wonderful Spring colours! Belated Happy Birthday and a very Happy New Year to you too!

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  15. Beautiful card Kim - stunning colouring of the gorgeous image.
    Belated Happy Birthday wishes - hope you had a lovely day.
    Debs xx

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  16. Happy belated birthday Kim! Amazing how many of us are saying weve been AWOL! But hopefully were all back on the blog roundabout! A lovely card. I just love flowers.
    Love Lea x

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  17. This is so gorgeous Kim, love the pretty colours and layout. Glad you had a super birthday sweetie, it is mine today but I am a tad older than you. Lol!!! (She wishes)
    Hugs
    Cathy
    xxxxx

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  18. Glad you had a great birthday. What a lovely card Kim. It looks fabulous, so pretty in pink. Great job. Happy New Year. All the best in 2014. Hugs Nina

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  19. Lovely and romantic card... not to mention that it's PINK! LOL Have a nice weekend!
    Anna xxx

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  20. Lovely card, thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge this week and Happy New Year!

    Jo

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  21. What a beautiful card, love that image and pretty DP
    Glad to hear you had a fun birthday ... I think I need to join you on that fruit/water diet Haha

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  22. Gorgeous card Kim, I love that Bugaboo image and your beautiful colors! Thanks for joining us at MAWTT this week!
    Tammy x

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  23. Beautiful Kim, so pretty and fabulous colouring, have a great week xx

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  24. Hello there Kim.....what a fabulous creation, thanks for sharing with us at CRAFT....Happy New Year x Carol

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  25. First of all happy belated birthday. Sorry I missed that. Sounds like you celebrated in a wonderful way. Your tulips are so fresh and springy. I'm more than ready for spring to come on. Brrrrrr! :-) Hugs!

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I love reading your comments - and thanks for taking the time to leave one!
Kim x