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Thursday, 1 January 2015

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

Hi everyone, hope you've all had a fab New Years eve and are beginning a brill New Year too,

I had a lovely message the other day from the lovely Valou, asking me if I'd like to be on the Magnolia Forever DT, of course I jumped at the chance, as you know I love my maggies lol,
So our first challenge of 2015 is

It's the Holiday! Happy New Year
and we are kindly being sponsored by Crafty Ribbons


I couldn't resist doing a party scene, where they are celebrating the New Year in,
Tilda with love potion and Edwin wants a hug are both coloured with my copics, then fussy cut out, a piece of acetate was fixed behind them for them to stand up too, Edwin's excited and jumping for joy, he he,
The clock is by Tando and i've coloured it with gesso, then when dry added a script stamp here and there, the streamers on the clock are the stems of some metal type flowers which have been twisted loosely round my pokey tool, I  quite like the effect,
The cog is a Dusty Attic chippie again painted with gesso, the clock hands were from a local shop,
The balloons have a print detail on them only it's not showing here and I added a little glamour dust for texture too, these I fixed onto some craft wire and stood them up with 3D glue,

The base card is a fancy fold so the clock would be at the back but in the right place, I just made a square folded  in half, then the top half I scored diagonally across from the top end to the crease, folded it down and it's done, the papers are one of  my favourites again by  Maja design, the clock face one is another fave by Magnolia,
The metal looking stars were in my stash from years ago,
Challenges
Magnolia Mania - Happy New Year
Totally Tilda - Anything goes
Midweek Magnolias - anything goes
Tildas Town - Something new ( Tando clock)
Tando Creative - mood board

Well I'm wishing you all a Very Happy New Year,
with lots of  Happy crafting too,

I'm full of a cold again at the minute, grr so hope this has made sense!!!!! lol

Hugs Liz xx

9 comments:

bolletjelucky.blogspot.com said...

Wow Liz, what a stunning new years card. I love it and every detail is well worked out. Great way to "enter"2015. Happy new year for you too.
Greetings Miranda

Rene said...

Gorgeous festive card! Love it! Thank you so much for sharing it with us at Tilda's Town! Good luck,
Rene :D

Gina Knott said...

This is another stunning creation! Love how you have created the scene, it is such a clever idea!

I hope you soon feel better!
Hugs
Gina xx

Louise said...

Very pretty love the layout. Thanks for joining us at Tilda's Town for our challenge
hugs Louise

Delphine said...

Gorgeous and such a brilliant design!!! Thanks for joining us at Tilda's Town and good luck! Delphine xx

Beth Brovold said...

And a Happy New Year to you Liz!! Such a wonderful card to start out the New Year...what a fabulous design and of course your colouring is FLAWLESS!! Your Tilda and Edwin look like they are bringing in the New Year with much joy and celebration!!
Take care,
Beth

Kaz said...

Beautiful, there's so much detail here!! Thanks for joining our colour challenge at Tando.

Jacee said...

Just found your blog, so enjoyed looking around, you make some really lovely cards. I shall be calling in to see your lovely creations regularly, hope you'll come and visit me too.
Hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Sonne said...

hello liz,
very beautiful happy new year card, thankyou for joining us at the magnolia mania, greetings from sonja