Sunday, January 1, 2012

CCC Week 5 - be Thankful


Happy New Year! It's the first day of 2012, and for me, it's perfect that the goal at Christmas Card Challenges is to make a thank you Holiday/ winter card.

I had lots to be thankful for in 2011. A healthy family, a new baby, a rewarding career, my own craft room....

If you'd like to join us at CCC, pls see the blog for more details and other DT examples. Remember that the challenge is optional, just make a winter or Christmas-oriented card.

It becomes tricky after the Holidays. I'm sure that even I will be a little tired of making Christmas cards during the Spring. I came across some Nativity and more spiritual stamps on sale though. I'm excited about making more religious cards.

Just keep thinking about how many cards you'll have by Summer's end! I thought I made so many Holiday cards, but I ran out! Hoping it won't happen this year!

For my card, I used Rin and Snowman from Sparkles Creations. Except I altered it and took out the snowman :). And I've been on a violet phase lately. i really need to stop coloring my images in purple because it's so hard to find Design Paper that would match! If you know of any recent DPs that come in purple, lemme know please!

See you soon! Enjoy today!


Creations by Shirl said...

AWesome card Rinne~
Happy New Years to you and your family.....

Sparkle Smith said...

This is just too cute! Happy New Years!

Lisa said...

What an absolutely adorable card, Rinne!! I love the stamp and you colored it so perfectly!! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and that you have a very safe and happy New Year!! :)


margie c {The Bumble Girl} said...

Rinne is so pretty! I love the colors and buttons you used!
I don't think I can do anymore Holiday cards right now, lol! Maybe when things start to warm up again ;)
I hope you had a lovely holiday weekend with your family! Happy New Year to you!!!
hugs, margie xo
PS, thank you for commenting on my book blog too! You're the best :)

Arabella said...

Happy New Year Rinne! Gorgeous card! I love the colours! I have the same problem as you with purple! I love purple but never seem to by purple DPs! I guess they don't make them often!



yyam said...

This is soooo cute! Happy new year! Have a wonderful 2012! :)

AJ Scrapbooking and Cards said...

wow this is such a beautiful card. Love the colors and the girl you colored.

jo ( said...

Love how u colored that cute little Rin! :) the colors are fab! :)