Sunday, January 1, 2012

Simple Sunday Challege - It's A Celebration!

HAPPY NEW YEAR! 
WELCOME TO 2012!!!!!   
Can you believe it, it's 2012!  I have a feeling this is going to be an awesome year!  And to start it off, we have our first Simple Sunday Challenge of the New Year at Getting Cricky with K Andrew! This week we were asked to create a project celebrating something.....a new year, a new home, 
a new baby, etc....  
For my project I created a really simple card celebrating 
the NEW YEAR!!!!!  
My card is a A2 sized card.  My blue base is card stock from Wal-Mart, sorry I don't remember the name of the stack, sorry!  My next layer was cut using Nestabilities Lacey Squares.  I stamped my images and sentiment using Versa Mark and then heat embossed it with black embossing powder.  To create my background, I inked it with Tempting Turquoise and Rich Razzleberry.  I simply inked some sponges and spread the ink all over the card stock and over the embossed image. Then I used some silver stickles to fill in the circles on my party hat and made some swirls all over the card!  It's kinda hard to see the swirls but I tell you they are there!  For my sentiment and images I used the following K Andrew Stamp sets: For "Have A" I used Coffee and Tea for You and Me; for "Hoot-errific!" I used Owly Hoo; For the owl image I used Hooty Owl and for the cute party hat I used Accessories for Hooty Owl.  Below are the sets so you can see all the darling images! 
K Andrew Designs
K Andrew Designs


K Andrew Designs

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Head over to Getting Cricky with K Andrew to see all the projects created by my super duper creative DT Sistas 
and to link up your project!
 I hope everyone has an awesome New Year!
Until Next Time, Happy Craftin'
Miranda : )






12 comments:

  1. This is so festive and fun, Miranda!! The lacy square background is so pretty and I love the sparkle on the hat!! What a hoot-errific project!! :)

    Lisa
    Getting Cricky DTM - Sister
    indymermaid.blogspot.com

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  2. Miranda,
    This is just a great project!! I love the colors you used and the pretty laced edge. What a gret way to use Kristal'sstamps!! this is such a celebration of the new year!!
    Happy New Year!
    Charlotte

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  3. What an AWESOME use of the stamps and a FABULOUS background, Miranda!! I TOTALLY forgot about using the numbers for the year with Owly-Hoo!! :) Great card, perfect for celebrating the New Year!!

    Thanks for being such a WONDERFUL DT Sister and for sharing your talent in the Getting Cricky Simply Sunday Challenge!!:)

    Your GCDT Sister,
    Amy :) at www.lovetocrop.com

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  4. Very cool card, love how you mixed the sentiments from the two sets! Great way to ink the back ground!!
    Kristan
    Dt-Sister

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  5. Cute Card, Love the owl & the sentiment!! Very cool! Cheers Jennie Jnr DT Sister

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  6. Miranda, love how you made the paper look. It is beautiful. The owl is so fun and a great way to start the year.
    Many blessings to you in 2012
    Heather GC jrDT Sister

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  7. love your card really super cute it's so nice to be on the team with you all here hugs Debbie

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  8. Cute card Miranda. Thanks for sharing.
    Cheri- Getting Cricky JrDT

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  9. Such a cute and fun card. Great job!
    Hugs,
    Larelyn

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  10. How cute! Great card! I love the bling on your owls hat!


    Amanda
    Getting Cricky JrDt
    www.cricktncrafts.blogspot.com

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Thank you for taking the time to leave a comment! I appreciate them! Have a great day!!! Miranda :-)