Sunday, 1 January 2017

Happy New Year!

Our first challenge of 2017 over at STAMPING SENSATIONS is

********Coffee and Cream********

and we have a lovely prize up for grabs this month!!

Hopefully you will all be getting back into the swing of things again and have time to enter!!

I got a lovely box of Spectrum Noir Colourblend pencils (essentials set) from my Son Deaglan  for Christmas which I used to colour this lovely little stamp, which I treated myself too over Christmas.
It was a real challenge this time. 1. using similar tone pencils 2. a CAS design into the bargain lol. But this is my finished card and I am happy enough for a first attempt with the pencils.

I am entering this into

Well how did you put in your New Year's Eve. Ours was pretty quiet besides the constant ping from phones lol. We got some snacks out, watched a film and tried our very best to see in the new year but failed at 11:30! But by the time we got into bed, the fireworks were blasting away outside so we did actually see it in lol. Lets hope its a healthy and happy new year for us all.
Thanks for dropping by and be sure and enter this months challenge!!


brenda said...

Our new years eve was much the same Pinky, but the only fireworks we heard were much earlier - there again we do live in the middle of nowhere !

A great card for our first theme of 2017 and also perfect for Allsorts this week, many thanks for joining in.

Happy New Year to you and yours and hope it's a really crafty 2017.

B x

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Pinky I love this beautiful card your colouring is awesome a brilliant job with your new pencils, love the colour combo, Happy New Year
lorraine x

Viv's Visuals said...

Great colouring on this card!
Same here for our New Year - a day which is tinged with a little sadness as it was Mum's birthday so we now don't do much - just remember silly times with one sparkler on a birthday cake! Usual slob about on the sofa watching TV but we did manage to stay awake for the fireworks display which we can see in the valley below, raised a glass of G and T and then to bed! Happy New Year to you and yours.x

Joan said...

Lovely card Pinky, your Gorguss girl looks lovely in the coffee and cream colours.

Happy New Year

Joan x

Chrissy said...

Love your card Pinky and a fabulous job colouring with your pencils..I only made it to 11.30pm too and woke up to the fireworks and straight back to sleep..getting too long in the tooth to stay New Year for 2017 hope it is the best one ever.


Kuni said...

A wonderful and cute card, great coloring.
Thank you for joining us at the Sweet Stampers and i hope to see you again.

Diane Louise J said...

Thanks for joining our ‘Anything Goes’ Challenge with your gorgeous card. Good luck in the draw and hope you will come back for our next challenge. Happy New Year.
[Diane Louise, Team Leader for Crafty Friends Challenge Blog]

Aileen Ryan said...

Beautiful card, love the colours used for this cute image.

Annette Stapylton said...

This is stunning and I love your colouring. Nice work.

Thank you for sharing with us over here at Classic Design Team Open Challenge and best of luck with your entry.
[Annette Registered Owner/Admin for Classic Design Team Challenge]

Marianne's Craftroom said...

So pretty, love Gorjuss. We had a lovely movie night in

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

colouring looks excellent , super card . Happy new year Pinky . jane x

Marlies said...

Happy New Year! Your card is beautiful and the image is adorable. Fantastic colouring! hugs, Marlies

Hazel (Didos) said...

Happy New Year, what a pretty card, love the soft colours you have gone for, Love Hazelx

Sandra H said...

Ooooh your card and image is gorgeous!! Happy New Year xx

Sally H said...

A beautiful card, Pinky! I love it. Our new years eve is spent with friends playing board games - very old fashioned, lol!

Michelle Windsor said...

This is so lovely great project thank you for joining into our challenge at

Michelle DT

Dora said...

What a beautiuful image. Beautiful card.

k.m.meena Herale said...

Beautiful and love the coloring.

Thank you for Joining us at My Time To Craft and waiting to see next time.


Kristyn Mcinnes said...

wonderful creation
Thank you for sharing with us over here today at the Classic Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

Kristyn DT

Lynne K said...

Love the simple design, Pinky, and beautiful colouring! The colours really suit the image.

Happy New Year,
Lynne x

susiestacey said...

Lovely card and great colouring with your new pencils.
Thank you for sharing at Allsorts 'Something New' challenge this week and good luck x Susan x

Tracy said...

Gorgeous creation, thanks for joining Allsorts challenge, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Bastelkueken`s Kreative Welt said...

Your card is beautiful
Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampers
Hugs Anja

BastelparadiesAppen said...

Eine zauberhafte Karte ist dir gelungen. Vielen Dank fürs Mitmachen bei den Sweet Stampers. LG Karina

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