Wednesday, 16 June 2010

A New Layout, Some News, and Even a Card!

So, the layout. Everyone seems to be taking advantage of the new design option on Blogger, so of course, I had to too. Especially when I saw this gorgeous shade. (In case you hadn't noticed, I love some colours to a ridiculous extent.) I quite fancied the three column option too, so we'll see how it works out in practice.

And the news. I'm now a proud member of the One Stitch at a Time design team. The rest of the team seem very friendly and I'm looking forward to a new challenge.

And finally, a card.

The image is from The Crafty Pad at I Did It Creations, and it's currently available as a freebie for this week's challenge at I Did it Creations challenge blog. It's coloured with Promarkers, and the snow and and snowflake embellishment were made sparkly with Crystal Ice Stickles. The snowflake itself was sent to me along with an order from Dies to Die For, along with several others, which is definitely a nice touch.

The patterned paper is from a magazine CD and is by Debbi Moore while the creped paper is from my stash. I kept the design fairly simple because I kept the image size fairly big to show it off.

I'm also entering it for this weeks I Love Promarkers challenge which this week, is 'Bears'.


Dora said...

Hi Josephine, what a gorgeous card .. love the Crafty Pad stamps so I went and grabbed the freebie.. thanks for the link :) ... Why don't you enter it in the Mega Competition at the Crafty Pad as well ?? I'm just finishing mine now :) xxx

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Josephine this is one great card love the papers and that image is adorable I also love, love your blog the 3 column is great isn't it. I am thrilled to bits that we are actually on the same DT now it is gonna be great working with you.
Lorraine x

Carol said...

Awww Josephine your card is really lovely! Colours are great together and the bear is just too sweet. Luv your new look blog, must admit I'm a bit nervous to play around with mine. Glad we're teamies! Lotsa luv xxxx

My name is Wynneth said...

Lovely card and I'm so impressed that you have already started your christmas cards!!! Thanks for joining us on I ♥ Promarkers this week.

Karen said...

Awww this is gorgeous Josephine, thanks for joining us this week at I ♥ ProMarkers.

Lorraine said...

Very nice card. Thanks for taking part at I ♥ Promarkers this week.

Vixykins said...

Hehe well done chick, knew you'd do it xxx

Jeanette said...

Hi Josephine, Love this cute card. The background paper is so neat with the image. It makes me think of leaves blowing in the wind. Perfect for the image.

Very pretty new look to your blog.

Thanks for joining us this week at I Did It Careations.

Penny said...

Congratulations on your DT spot!!
Your project is great, the image looks fantastic on your layout.
thanks for playing along in the I did it Creations challenge this week!

Alicia said...

Beautiful card! Love the "icicles" you used. Thanks for playing with us at I Did It Creations challenge!

Dawn said...

I too have started my Crimbo cards, lovely card. I have become a follower as we are both on the OSAAT TEAM X

treesawardincrafts said...

Well done you Josephine!!! I am so happy for you. That card is also really good. I couldn't resist using the image either. Whoo hoo, so cool you made the DT!

Sue C said...

Lovely card, and congratulations on your DT position ! Thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers. Sue C x

Claudine Poch said...

Very nice. I really like that background paper. Thanks for joining us at I Did It Creations.

Tammy said...

This is such a sweet card...I love the DP.

katesacraftybugger said...

congrats on your DT spot , great card .Thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers

Dora said...

Hi Jo, I'm back 'cos I left you an award on my blog... come and pick it up when you have some free time xxx

LISA said...

Lovely card, beautiful image. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.
Hugs Lisa xxx

WeirdCat said...

Cute card, well done on starting Christmas cards early, thank you for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers this week
Ruth x

Mina said...

fabulous new layout Josephine and what a lush rich colour...wwwwoooohhhooo way to go on the DT position and your card is so cute and christmassy
Mina xxx


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