Thursday, January 13, 2011

Good News and a Card

Hello hello hellooooo :)) I have another post today ... a longish one too as I got lots and lots of news ...

So first  - my friend had her baby yesterday, and it's a little cutie boy :)) Woo hoo can't wait to see. ..

Second news .. there is another baby on the way, actually two, the wife of one of my colleagues and another colleague of mine, who told us yesterday that she is three months pregnant with her first baby :) I'm so happy for her!!! Must get me a card done ..

Third news... and hear this one now .. I'm SO EXCITED.. no no I'm not pregnant ha ha :)) hoo hoo :))

feel my excitement...

well ..

a craft exhibition is going to be organised at the Bank where I work for its employees and obviously I applied.. that was quite a few months ago... well, guess what ... I'VE BEEN CHOSEN !!! Woo hoo hoo :))  I'm soooo excited! There will also be a catalogue, with our photo, write-up and one of our projects! I'm so glad I kept most of the cards I was doing last year.. just in case I was chosen, 'cos, knowing me, I'm sure I wouldn't have managed to make anything in time. It will be held next month .. really can't wait!!!

And more more good news .. told you it's a long one..

I WON A CHALLENGE   :))   yippeee!!!

Yes, the December Gem of a Challenge with my Liittle Red Robin card. I get two clear stamps of my choice from the store :)) .... And browsing the store I just couldn't help myself ordering two sets of Nestibilites as well.... didn't have any of these and had been dying to get me one as they look lovely. So now I'm really looking forward for the postman to come knocking at my door ha ha :)

Wow all this good news made me forget the bad cold I still have..  :) I think it's better I go in the afternoon for my daily walk not early morning.. !!!

O yes, I have a card as well now. A baby card for my friend of course. Really love how it turned out.

For this card I used one of my Pink Cat Studio stamps which I'm using for the first time, some yellow flowers and of course one of my Martha Stewart punches. There's stitching all around ... I've grown to love stitching so much and feel there's something missing when I don't do this! I did the sentiment with the computer as the one in the set didn't fit in my card.

This is the lovely sketch that I followed today
and these are the challenges

Stamptacular Sunday 93 - THE SKETCH
Craft Your Days Away 11 - ANYTHING GOES
Stamp Scrap and Doodle - NEW BEGINNINGS
Creative Inspirations 50 - USE SOMETHING NEW (my stamp)
Quirky Crafts 1 - NEW BEGINNINGS
Cupcake Craft 124 - SOMETHING NEW
Passion For Promarkers 82 - BABY CARDS
Ladybugs Crafts Ink 10 - BABY + new release hop
Sentimental Sundays 37 - THINGS WITH WINGS
Creative Cottage Challenge 30 - SOMETHING NEW
Reasonable Ribbon 15 - NEW + RIBBON

-- and another challenge ... NEW BEGINNINGS at Sarah Hurley Challenges. Thanks Lisa x 

Thanks for looking today, I'm now going blog hopping .. so see you :)



Margreet said...

congrats with all your winnings and good news Dora..........your card is stunning......great image!
xxx Margreet

Dawn said...

What a lot of news you have Dora. Well done on being chosen for your craft exhibition. Your card is stunning, love the colours & its perfect for the recipent.

Gro said...

Your babycard is amazing. I love the colours.
Thanks for joining us at PFP this week :o)

The Crafty Den said...

Hi Dora, what a gorgeous card. I love the super cute image and your colouring is fab. The yellow and blue colour scheme is stunning. Thanks for joining in with my challenge over at PFP this week. Hugs, Denise x

Chrissy said...

WOW good news, and a win.I can tell that you are boucing off the walls. Gorgeous wee card, just right for a new baby...mmmm baby smell.

coops said...

stunning card dora.the image is adorable and i love your punched edges and gorgeous colours.
thanks for joining us this week at PFP :D

xx coops xx

Lynne in NI said...

oh what a lot of lovely good news! Congrats on your win and the exhibition too!
And what a fab card, that little birdie image is sooooo cute!

lil-paper-pixie said...

Stunning card, no wonder you have been chosen for the exhibition!!! So please about all your good news, makes a change from all the bad new about at the mo and babies are always lovely news. Thanks for playing along at PFP.



Anita said...

Lovely card and the little birdy image is so cute. Love the pretty dp and flowers too. Thanks for joining in the LCI Challenge this week.

Cor* said...

Well, well, well there you go rocking another sketch again! I admire that in you! HEY DID I TELL YOU, I got your card. I don't know if I ever filled you in but I DID get it and LOVE IT! So cute! Thanks so much. I'll be sending something soon, as soon as I'm feeling a bit better. As for all the news.....whoa, information overload! Babies, babies, babies, how exciting and this card it cute-to-boot! Bound to make someone very happy and being chosen for an art exhibition WOWZAS!!! good for you!! Fabulous girl! With your talent, I knew you'd be a shoe in! Miss you much!!

Cheryl said...

oh well done on your win hun and great news too this card is simply gorgoues beautiful detail hugs cheryl xxxxx

Lisa Jane said...

congratulations - its lovely to hear some good news !
Wonderful card - so pretty.. love the colour combo so fresh
Thanks for joining us at LCI this week
Lisa ;)
ps you also still have time to enter last weeks new beginnings challenge over at Sarah Hurley challenges

Brenda Brown said...

Oh my goodness Dora, what an exciting post, friends with babies and an xhibition - star or what??? Can't wait to see the pics of it.
Love your card too - such gorgeous colours and great image.
Have a fabulous weekend.
luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox

chris said...

Wow you sound like a busy lady lots going on,your card is fabulous. hugs chris xx
thanks for popping by my blog.


Hello Dora - thank you for joining us at Sentimental Sundays this week, and sharing this beautiful card. Love the soft colours and the adorable image. Hugs, Sylvia xxx

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Congrats on all your good news! Beautiful card! Love the colors!

Deanne @ Three Trees said...

Wow! Congrats on all the fun news!!! Love you card - it is SO pretty!

Deanne :)

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Such a pretty card!

Carissa said...

What a beautiful card. The images is so sweet and your paper choices are gorgeous. Hugs, Carissa

Audrey said...

What an adorable card! I love the flowers. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments.

debby4000 said...

Love your gorgeous card Dora, such a sweet image. Wonderful news too.

Michele said...

Such a gorgeous card. Love the image you've used and the colours also. Thanks for joining us this week at PFP. Hugs Michele x

The Crafty Den said...

Hi Dora, what a gorgeous card. I love the image and your punch detail is perfect. The flowers are so cute and the colour scheme is so fresh. Thanks for joining in with my "something new" challenge over at cupcake craft challenge this week. Hugs, Denise x

theCook said...

This is such a cute image! Beautiful card, love the border punch!

Pami said...

A lovely card, I love the blue and yellow combo and the punches. Congrats on your exhibition, you must be very excited! Thanks for joining us at LCI this week. Pami

Karita said...

Beautiful card with cute image! :) Colour combo is awesome and I just love those sewed edges!

Thank you for joining at SSC this week :)


Milliesmarvels said...

Lovely card! Thanks for joining us for the CES Challenge!

Whimsey said...

Well heck yeah you were chosen for the bank craft show - your work is adorable!

Love your baby card; the colors; punches and image are just beautiful!

So glad you joined LCI's baby themed challenge this week!


Céline et Nathalie said...

Congratulations Dora!
your card is fabulous, i love the bleue and yellow combo, so soft.
thanks for playing with us at stamptacular sunday this week

pinky said...

Dora its just lovely to visit a blog and hear nothing but sweet happy news;) Well done on getting into the exhibition, I am sure you will rock it with your beautiful creations. I love this tweet little card, beautifully coloured. Have a great weekend. Thanks for playing along at LCI this week.

Mary J said...

Congrats, Dora, on all your great news!!

So pleased you could join us for the Ladybug Crafts Ink Challenge!

Mary J xxx

Spyder said...

Love those colours together and your MS punches really add to your lovely design, so cute! Thank you for joining Quirky Craft's Challenge this week, New challenge starts Sunday, but right now it's time to vote for your favourite card and get all your blogging buddies to vote for you!! So hop over to Quirky Craft's! and vote!!


Bonnie - Really Reasonable Ribbon said...

Great card! Thanks so much for joining our Really Reasonable Ribbon challenge.

Ida / Little said...

What a gorgeous card, love that u have used blue and yellow together! :) Thanks for joining us at PfP this week!

Hugs Ida

Cheryl Walker said...

Darling baby card, and love the design you used! Thank you for joining us at RRR challenge this week!

HappyCrafter said...

what a gorgeous baby card! great colours and design. Glad you played along with us this week at Sentimental Sundays!

Tracy said...

this is beautiful, i love the colour combo and all the detail, fabulous! Thanks for joining us at The Creative Cottage, Tracy x

coldwaters2 said...

Wow Dora what some exciting news and congratulations on your win. I absolutely love this card the colours that image the design it looks superb thank you so much for joining us at Aud sentiment s
Lorraine x

Donna said...

This is such a wonderful card...thank you so much for joining in the fun at cupcake this week :) Donna x

deesdesigns said...

Congrats on your win and being chosen to partake in your banks exhibition! I can see why though!!! If all of your work is like this card - well it will be a stunning display.

I'm so glad you were able to join us for Two Word sentiment challenge at Aud Sentiments! Dee

Lisa M. said...

Congratulations on your prize AND your fabulous news about the showing!

This card ist just darling and PERFECT for a baby's arrival!

Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays this week! Looking forward to seeing you create with us again soon!
♥ Lisa

Kerry said...

What a flabulous list of great news Dora! Such a sweet card...thanks for joining us at LCI this week. xx

Tammy Miller said...

What a great card! I just love it! Thanks for joining us this week at Aud Sentiments Challenge blog for our latest challenge! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!

Sarah Hurley said...

lovely card! thanks for joining us at Sarah Hurley Challenges this week

Sarah x

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