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Saturday, 2 January 2010

Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge # 64...New Beginnings & PBSC # 82


Morning everyone...we had a really heavy frost here last night...it was almost a complete whiteout by the time I went to bed at 11pm!

We have a lovely new challenge for you over at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge and our first theme for 2010 is NEW BEGINNINGS! I've made a new year's card but didn't really have any celebration images and then I found this Penny Black stamp in my drawer and thought I could do a Happy Moo Year card instead lol! The design papers are Basic Grey and as the theme is New Beginnings I thought I'd also use some of the new crafting goodies I had for Christmas. This card also ties in with this weeks Penny Black Saturday Challenge which is 'Happy New Year'

I've used my new Cuttlebug embossing folder....Quickutz corner die and X-Cut flower punch...the ribbon and pearl are from my craft stash and the alphabet stamps were coloured with blue and pink Promarkers before stamping!

The design team girls have created some really gorgeous projects for this theme...I hope you'll pop over and see their work and maybe join in the fun with us this week! Don't forget that your entry will be included in the draw at the end of this month for a chance to win a prize which will be either something from the Secret Crafter shop or a £20 voucher! We also have a new DT member joining us...her name is Christine and you can see all her wonderful creations here!

Hope you all have a super Saturday!

19 comments:

Avril Ann said...

Donna this is a great New Year Card, I love it, PB goes for anything in my book..Happy New Year to you and yours. Hugs Avril xxxx

Catherine said...

Oh I do love your card Donna ! What a fantastic idea ! Love the colours, they are so soft and sweet, the image is really funny and cute, love the embossing too, it looks great... I have the alphabet stamps and I haven't used them for a long long time, after seeing your gorgeous card I think I am going to take them out of my box ! Hugs and smile from Catherine

cats whiskers said...

This is brill hun love the embossing and your sentiment is just perfect, why not enter this for the PBSC dear
Hugs Jacqui x

Fern said...

Gorgeous card Donna, love the embossed panel! The words look fab with the sparkle round the edge too!

Fern xx

Kath said...

woo...hooo.. Donna...our first entry for 2010 and such a cutie too...thanks for joining in the fun this week at PBSC....hugs kath xxxxx

Suzie Q said...

Hi Donna,
what a lovely card you have done for all us silly moos out there!!
this really made me chuckle x like all your embellies you have used with your new crimbo goodies!
hugs
Suzie qx

Jules said...

Hi Donna

What a great card - it really made me smile.

Have a really happy 2010.

Love Jules xx

Larissa said...

Very cute Donna! Love what you did with the sentiment.

Hugs,
Larissa

My Little Space said...

Donna, this is really a fab idea, love the cow image...wishing you a happy moo year too !!!

Mandy
xx

daantje said...

It's a nice card i love the cow.
greetings
daantje

Terry Oulboub said...

Happy New Year Donna! Oh how I love this card - so unexpected but so COOL! How do you come up with these fantastic ideas! I love the letters placed that way and the flowers - you always have the cutest flowers! The papers are so sweet and the embossing folder - I should probably get that one! It's too cute. With all that frost, I hope you and your family are keeping bundled up! Have a super fine day! ;D

Helen said...

Ha ha...this really made me smile!
Fab card!
Helen x

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Donna,i love your image and papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Pauline C said...

Adorable card Donna - totally fabalicious cow and beautiful layout and colours. Thanks for joining in this week's PBSC and Happy "Moo" Year :-)
pauline x

Maria Matter said...

Hi Donna!
Happy New Year!

This card is too fun, you're brilliant, moo year....cracks me up!
I love these pretty colors too!

It is so stinkin' cold here, and we have our woodstoves fired up! brrr

Enjoy your weekend!
blessings, Maria

Marcea said...

just fabulous - infact it is moo-tiful!!!! hahahaha
Just love it to pieces hun, so perfect in everyway
Happy New Year
-x-

Softpencil said...

I loooove the colours combo on your card and that little cow is so sweet!
Have a happy 2010!!! :)

Lisa said...

Wow Donna this is fab! Such lovely colours and I love the sentiment.

Lisa x

debby4000 said...

Oh what a fabulous card, its so cute and fun too.
luv
Debby