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Boz Towers, Essex, United Kingdom
I'm a Red Hat Society member with a love of crafting of all sorts. A very proud mum to four fabulous children and Nan to six gorgeous grandchildren. I started work as a milliner and now have an abiding love of scrapbooking and card making.

The lovely people that drop by ~ thank you.

Monday, 3 January 2011

Happy New Year!

Well, what a month December was.  It seems an absolute age since I last made a post. Christmas was fab as my No.2 son and family flew over from Ontario and spent a week with us.  Congratulations to him for getting his VP from his company who make a well known hand held phone/gadget.  And I got the latest model for Christmas too.

I made about 40 odd cards leading up to Christmas and didn't have time to photo any of them, bad girl!  I think that will be a resolution for the year and also to take part in more challenges as well.


Artydoll over on the MSE forum set us a challenge of creating a Valentines card.  here's mine.


The script paper is from Pink Petticoat and the gold mirri has been cut with the Spellbinders scallop heart die.  I made some paper flowers from pages of an old paperback punched out with an SU scallop punch from the lovely Monica and had great fun squirting Glimmer Mist and Krylon gold webbing all over them.  I embossed the main heart die cut with a heart plate I've had for ages and never used, it turned out to be one that is embossed used with a light box but I was quite pleased with the effect.   I'm glad that daylight is staying a little longer every day, I loathe these dark winter months.

12 comments:

emma bear forever said...

Good to hear that your Christmas went well :0)

Stunning card ~ love the little paper flower, what a lovely idea x

Uma said...

very luxurious

Happy Days said...

Congrats to your son. Glad you had a fab Christmas. Very elegant card. Happy New Year to you Jennie.x

Addams said...

Great card, love the flower you made

artydoll said...

Love your card ,thanks for entering my challenge.
xx Tina

Rainmac said...

Wow what a gorgeous card Jennie! So glad to hear you had a fab family-packed xmas xxx

Jo said...

fabulous card I love the heart xx

Louise said...

Lovely card Jennie - thanks for following my blog.
Louise (CPS)

Marg said...

What an elegant card Jennie, Glad you had a good time at Christmas x

Rusty said...

Wow this is stunning, love the papers and the little flower! x

Angie said...

Jennie - what a stunning card. I love the flower and the idea of using an old book, I must try that one. The whole card is so elegant.

craftygranny said...

beautiful card and i love the backing papers . That flower is beautiful .