Saturday, 2 January 2016

Something New - Sweet Stampin' Challenge

Well helloooo!  Long time no post eh?

The extension was originally scheduled to be finished at the end of November... which was then revised to 'before Christmas', so I had planned a fresh start for this year, with cardmaking and blogging all hopefully getting back to normal.... BUT the extension is still not finished :o(  I'm trying not to be too grumpy about it, as it's going to be fab when it's done... but I really am ready to get everything back to normal NOW!!!  And I'm sick of making tea....

Anyway, so Abi kindly said I could return to Sweet Stampin', and I thought January would be perfect... it should have been lol!  Our challenge is Something New (stash or event)... a wedding is a new beginning, right?  There's a fab goody bag prize for one lucky winner. 


I've used a gorgeous Stamping Bella stamp, coloured with copics... I'm SO rusty with these now, and keep daydreaming about the desk I'm going to set up just for colouring in my lovely new room lol.  The papers are from LOTV, corner dies are Whimsy (I think) and I added some sparkly silver Doodlebug enamel dots.

Hope you all had a lovely Christmas, and Happy New Year too!  Fingers crossed I'll be around a bit more often very soon.

Thanks for popping in :o)

27 comments:

  1. Happy new year, what a lovely surprise to see you pop up. Gorgeous card, love these papers and fab image x

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  2. It's so good to have you back on the team, Lisa and with a stunning come-back card, too! Hugs xx

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  3. Your card is delightful, Lisa, and it's so good to see you posting again. I know what you mean about endlessly making cups of tea. We bought an older house that needed loads doing to it and I felt like I'd made an ocean of tea by the end of the first couple of years of living here. It'll all be worth it in the end as you say, Jo x

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  4. Good to see you back Lisa and what a lovely card too. STOP making tea and they will soon get the message...it works...I know from experience!! Happy New Year!! xx

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  5. Fabulous card Lisa...love the image and the LO! So great that you're back on the team!
    Chris
    x

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  6. I love this image Lisa. The papers are gorgeous as are the colours.
    Lovely to see you back.
    Hugs Sharon. x

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  7. This is gorgeous Lisa, love the stamp and pretty papers.
    Our extension was supposed to be finished in May and they finally finished in August!....still trying to get organised!
    Happy new year to you and yours
    Lorraine x

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  8. So glad to have you back even if the craft room is still a work in progress! Awesome that you're back with the Sweet Stampin' crew too. Love this gorgeous card Lisa. The Whimsy corner and enamel dots are the perfect finish to this gorgeous card. Love the image and the fabby papers too. Hugs, Wends x

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  9. Adorable!! Love the soft romantic feel xx

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  10. Nice to see you "back" Lisa :-) Happy New Year to you and yours. Nice card, I love this image and might just have to buy the stamp... even though I prefer digis as I stamp badly, grin. Hope your extension is finished soon, we did our central living and kitchen up a few years ago and still remember the disruption, ugh!
    I can see the "tea" thing from the other side too as I worked on site with my hubby for years... probably too long into it now for you, but a really good solution is to buy a cheap kettle or urn and put it, some cups and the makings out and let them make their own. The first day there seems to be a bit of tea-making going on but it settles down quickly :-) Donna xx

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  11. Gorgeous card Lisa! I know exactly what you're going through but it will be worth it in the end. I'm having tablet problems so not commenting much until it gets sorted. Great to see you back. Happy New Year! Debra x

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  12. It must be soooooooooooo frustrating when things are not finished on time, but you managed to make a beautiful card anyway :o)
    Jackie xx

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  13. Lovely to see you back here Lisa and with a fab card too. Very pretty papers and gorgeous image.
    I hope the New Year brings a resolution to your building delays and look forward to seeing pics of your new room too.
    Lorraine

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  14. Stunning card Lisa, beautiful papers and colouring and its great to see you back crafting again. Happy New Year to you :) Donna ♥ x

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  15. So nice to see one of your beautiful creations again Lisa, hope you had a nice Christmas and that the work on your house is soon sorted...xx

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  16. It's so lovely to see you back crafting and i hope your extension gets finished very soon and i look forward to seeing it, when we come up to Yorkshire later on in the year, in the meantime Happy New Year, Luv Sam x

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  17. Welcome back to blogland and I hope your extension is finished soon so you can have that colouring desk!
    Your card is fab; some of my fave papers, a fave image of mine (but not one I own!) and a brilliant design :-)
    I hope you had a lovely Christmas and Happy New Year!
    Big hugs, Kat xx

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  18. Welcome back to SS Lisa! Fab to have you back and a gorgeous card to start with. I love this image, but I don't make that many wedding cards so I just admire it from afar!

    Susan xx

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  19. Beautiful card, hope the extension finishes soon.

    Happy New Year Lisa.
    Sorry I haven't been able to catch up on past posts.

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  20. So very sweet and feminine, lovely!
    Hugs Jacee
    Simply Paper Card Design

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  21. Happy New Year Lisa, hope the extension doesn't take too much longer - it will be worth the wait though. Gorgeous card to start the year. Carol x

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  22. Lovely to see you pop up here again. I've missed seeing your creations. This one is lovely Lisa, and I hope your extension is finished soon.

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  23. Long time no see! Glad you're back. And you've obviously not lost your touch during this break:) happy new year!

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  24. Welcome back to Sweet Stampin' it's a fabulous card! Hope the extension finishes swiftly.

    Love and hugs
    Maarit

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  25. Gorgeous card, great to see you back. Hope the extension gets finished soon x

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  26. Yes, but when they said before Christmas, did you ask them which year?! Fingers crossed it'll be finished soon Lisa. So pleased to have you back at SS and you are not remotely rusty. Cards still as fab as ever xx

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  27. Hope you're having a fabby weekend Lisa. Popping in to leave you some love on your gorgeous DT card for SS. Love those fabby butterflies. Just gorgeous hun. Hugs, Wends x

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