1 January 2012


 to you all, we didn't go out. But spent until about 4am playing on the X-box & Wii had a really good giggle laughing at the girls driving & hoping Katie never ever asks for a car!!! LOL!! My knee is really, really sore today, my own fault for playing silly Olympic games like the hurdles & long jump!! Never gonna end well lol!! I hope you all had fun! xxx

Wow where has the last 10 days gone, I can't believe Nige & the girlies are gone again on Tuesday, it only seemed like five minutes ago that they were breaking up from school & work!! Oh well more me time to craft & use my new crafty stash!!

Anyhoos its the 1st of the month which can only mean one thing a new challenge over at Sparkles Christmas, I know most of you have had enough of Christmas card making....just think if you join in with us once a month you will have 12 extra cards come December lolol ok enough waffling from me! This months theme is


& we have two fab sponsors Joanna Sheen & Pink Gem Designs! Please pop over to the main blog & check out what you could win!

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Auds Sentiments- anything goes
Crafty Purple Frog- Christmas

Goodies I Have Used
Image- 'Walter in his stocking' from the 'Walter & Winnie Does Christmas' cd by Willow Designs
6" square card blank from Crafty Emma's Store
Promarkers & Flexmarkers
Walter- caramel, cinnamon, chestnut, henna, walnut, apricot & cocktail pink
Hat- red & crimson
Holly- berry red, pine, holly & petrol blue
Stocking- turquoise, marine, petrol blue, cerise, shocking pink, magenta, berry red & sunflower

Papers & Embellishments
DP & sentiment-from the 'Walter & Winnie Does Christmas' cd by
Turquoise card by Papermania
Corner rounder punch by X-cut
Large snowflake punch by Martha Stewart
Small snowflake punch by X-cut
Pink gems from Crafty Emma's Store

Thank you for stopping by I hope you will join in with us this month, please pop over to the main blog & see what fab creations my teamies have come up with!  hugs xx


cotnob said...

Fab card Shell, glad you had a fun New Years Eve.
Happy New Year.

Debbie said...

Beautiful card Shell...glad you enjoyed yourself, hope the knee feels better soon.
Debbie x

Lesley said...

Great card Shell, fab image!

Happy New Year xx

jackiescrafts said...

Happy New Year Shell, glad you had a good time and I hope your knee is soon pain free

Love your card
Jackie x

Anonymous said...

What a fab image, just gorgeous!
Helen x

Jules said...

Hi Shell

A fabby make with lots of hearts!! LOL!!!

You new years eve sounds like it was great fun.

I hope that 2012 is a happy year for you and your lovely family and that it is full of good things.

Love Jules xx

Sue said...

Happy New Year Shell !!
Glad you had lots of fun on New Years Eve - Christmas Hols do seem to fly by so fast !! All that preparation and then it's over in a flash LOL
Have a good week!
Hugs Sue xx

Hazel (Didos) said...

My Bad, Cause I not commented on this one eithers!!!! Love the bright stocking, Love Me xoxo

Mona Eidhammer said...

What a cute card. Love it. Thanks for playing with us at Crafty Purple Frog. Hugs...Mona