Happy New Year

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Happy New Year to you all. I hope you had fun seeing in 2014. Have you made any resolutions? I have, rather rashly, made several and if I say them out loud here maybe I will keep them, or at least of some them! As usual I am pledging to lose weight – I usually find I am most successful with this just before Christmas and then of course pile on the pounds over the holiday period. However, at least last year I didn’t  put on weight which, these days, I consider a major achievement. I am also planning on increasing my level of fitness but absolutely not in the gym! The major, major resolution is to not buy any new crafting stash, except for essentials. Now I am practically hyper-ventilating at the mere thought of this. You’ll notice that I haven’t defined “essentials,” so watch this space!

I hope you are enjoying my 12 Bees of Christmas and thank you to those of you who have left a comment, I really do appreciate each and every one. I thought I’d pop back and share a New Year card with you:

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This uses paper and an image from The Gecko Galz and I’ve layered them up with coordinating cardstock in two shades of blue together with some contrasting cardstock in red.

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I’ve added a little gold glitter to the 1 on the vintage image.

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I’ve used some mini pom-pom trims across the bottom.

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A big double bow, from white seam binding, with a tiny button in the centre finishes it off.

I hope you have a very enjoyable day today and I wish you and yours a happy and healthy 2014. And out of interest – is seam binding an “essential” do you think?! 😉

Thanks for buzzing by.

 


Comments

Happy New Year — 6 Comments

  1. Oh, where are my bees? However this is a fabulous, such a jolly picture and lovely clean colour combinations.

    Happy New Year to the Beez family.

    Dionne xxxx

  2. Your card is beautiful and I love the vintage image! Wishing you the best of luck with your resolutions! I’m not sure I could resolve not to buy anything new… too weak!

    • Thank you – I’m not sure I’m strong enough to keep it up all year either. I’m already struggling and it’s only been a week. I will keep you posted!

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