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Monday, January 3, 2011

Happileigh Scrappin Blog Hop

Happy New Year everyone! I hope it was a safe one for you all. On New Year’s Eve, we went to my inlaws for my father in laws birthday. Usually we stay the night but this year we came home. James made his nacho dip and we played Pictionary using the Udraw (Wii gizmo that’s new) until it was time for the countdown. We watched that then Jack (Taylor’s bf of 3 years) and Antonia blew off some fireworks then we took Jack home. New Year’s day was dinner at my parents. Every year is the same meal! Pork, sauerkraut, Kilebasa and what ever else. The good luck stuff supposedly but not sure it works! The best part was this was my parents first new year in the new house since the old one burnt down! It was also the first Christmas. For those who do not know my parents house burnt down on Mother’s Day 2009 and the new house was finished February 2010.

This is the first blog hop for Happileigh! Leigh just started her own challenges and store! Her designs are so cute, hand drawn (not clip art) and fun to use! I would love for you all to check her challenges! I am getting to work with some old friends as well as getting to make new ones! You should be arriving from Leigh (store owner)! She loves to color her cards digitally! I am to computer illiterate to do that! LOL You can also visit her group at CDAC

Here is my card:

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I used unknown paper (cover gone), ribbon from a Christmas present (I cheated, LOL) and Pearls. I made the layout design on my own. That is unusual for me! Winking smile I decided no sentiment for this one because I could use it for a thank you, birthday, hi or whatever I want. Maybe it would be “I heard it through the grapevine…it is your birthday”! Hee hee

You should now be hopping on to the beautiful works of Audrey! I am sure that you have seen stunning projects so you will want to finish the hop! Just incase you stopped by to me but need the start here is the list:

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Barb

Ruby

Chris

Leigh

Me

Audrey

Georgia

Amanda

Happi Challenge Blog

You have a chance to win 5 images from Happileigh Scrappin by just visiting the DT, leaving a comment then returning to the blog to leave love! Now how easy is that! Come on and get hopping!!!! Party smile Winner will be announced on Monday, January 10th! Good Luck

19 Winks for Fink:

Happileigh Scrappin' Challenge said...

Fink, You're Incredible! You have done a wonderful job especially with joining the team just last week. It's been a crazy week, Thanks for sticking with me.

Tammy said...

Sweet card Fink. Glad all is well with your parents. Gotta have pork and sauerkraut on New Year's Day.

Bonibleaux Designs said...

Congrats! I heard it through the grapevine that you are pretty fantastic! hehehe

Anne Temple said...

Cute card. Congrats to you too!

Oma said...

Using a ribbon from a gift is not cheating! It's called reduce, reuse and recycle and I do it all the time! I love this mouse image!

Made by Mandy said...

I agree with Oma, reducing carbon footprint and free crafty stash is always a good thing :) You are merely opening up your mind to new possibilities. I must admit when I open a card or a present I am always looking at the wrapping etc to see if I can re-use something in my crafting.

Your card is lovely, love a teamie who isn't afraid of patterned paper the same as me :)

Love Mandy xxx

P.S. Hope the first New Year celebrations for your Mum & Dad herald a better year for them. Must be awful to have your house destroyed in such a way.

Scrappin Chris said...

Love you card, Fink. Your coloring is amazing. Look forward to working with you

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

Oh Fink ... congrats girl on the DT spot! Your creations are so much fun and I look forward to seeing more!

Sara I. said...

Beautiful design and papers!! Wonderful bow and I commend you for being inventive!! (I've stolen a ribbon or two from my dd's barbie boxes, too, lol)

Rachel said...

Hi Fink!! such an adorable card!!
hugs,
Rachel

prita said...

Gorgeous card and image Fink can't wait to check out more - Pauline L

Charlene said...

Fink...I love your card! Way too cute...and you colored it wonderfully. And who would have known that you "recycled" the ribbon if you wouldn't have told us lol. The colors are just perfect for this cute little image. Thanks so much for sharing and congratulations on making the DT!

Georgia Ehrmann said...

super cute card Fink! I also like to leave sentiments off o my cards so I can grab them as needed! So glad we are working together!
Hugs!

Ruby Taylor said...

Hi Fink,
I love that berry picking card...fantastic coloring.. I look forward to being one of your team member!!

Katie said...

Marvelous card! I love the way you colored those berries! They look juicy and delicious!
Thanks for sharing!

THERESA said...

Yeah, i also heard it through the grapevine that you are one stunning, creative lassie, you go girl !! Congrats on the new DT !! Love the card, now you can do LO's for us too............lol
lotsa luv

Mimucardartist said...

Great work, love mice. Mary

Hippieaud (aka Audrey) said...

LOVE how you have put this together - AMAZING work on the image as always and just love the layout and papers you chose. Happy to be on another DT with you!!:)

Sammibug said...

Fabulous card, Fink! Congrats on the DT position!