Tuesday, 1 January 2013

Happy New Year!

Dear All,

I do hope that your Christmas has been very happy and peaceful (mine has, and thank-you to all who made it so). (SPOILER ALERT LOL - Santa brought me a Big Shot so there will be lots of die cuts coming to a blog near you very soon!!)

I wish you a New Year that brings an abundance of good health, fulfillment and happiness. I'm very much looking forward to your blogging company and to future creations from both you and I ...

Thank-you so much for stopping by.
Happy 2013!!
Nicola x

Thank-you to the hosts, sponsors and design teams at the following challenges that I am entering;
Tuesday Throwdown - Bright and Happy New Year

ABC Challenges - New Year Sparkle
Kaboodle Doodles - Anything Goes
Crafty Mess - Show Some Sparkle/Bling
Card Crafter's Circle - Anything Goes


  1. I've had so much fun with my Big Shot, so you can look forward to same great crafty moments with die cutting and embossing! Best wishes for 2013!

  2. Fabulous card my dearest friend^_^
    Many lovely details ^_^All so joyful^_^
    Happy new year^_^
    Big hug,

  3. Hi Nicola, I hope you have lots of fun with your new Big Shot - that is a lovely present to receive! Wishing you all the very best for 2013 too. Hugs, Anne x

  4. Gorgeous happy card Nicola and you will love your bigshot, i wouldn`t be without mine now.Can highly recommend Memory Box,Cheery Lynn,Marianne designs and Spellbinders as some of the dies you can get :D
    Happy New Year too hun :D

    xx coops xx

  5. A beautiful card, makes me longing for spring.
    Wishing you a Wonderful and Happy Year 2013.

  6. Gorgeous card... You are going to love your big shot!!! Wishing you a Happy New Year... Hugs May x x x

  7. How lovely to see a card with a real spring feel to it, and so glad to hear you have become the proud owner of a Big Shot. The sky is the limit now!! Can't wait to see what you come up with. Hope you have the most wonderful 2013. Hugs, Jenny x

  8. Hi Nicola, your creative card is very lovely and cute !!... Thanks for your greetings, I sincerly wish you the best for 2013 ! And at the beginning, a lot of joy&fun with your big shot, you will see Lol! Big Hug, Coco

  9. Too sweet and love the little watering can! Happy 2013!

  10. Lovely card Nicola and look at that cuuuuutest ever ladybird! You will be rocking that Big Shot in no time, but beware - it's highly addictive! Happy New Year my friend! xx

  11. What a lovely bright and cheery spring-like creation! I love all those pretty little details.....thanks so much for entering our challenge at Card Crafter's Circle....good luck!

  12. Happy New Year to you as well! Congrats on the Big Shot!

  13. Such a fun happy card, love it.

    Thank you for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles this week x

  14. sweet card Thanks for joining us at crafty mess. xxxx

  15. Thank you for sharing your talent at Card Crafter's Circle this week!

  16. You are going to have such great fun with your Big Shot, die cuts are great to play with. This is a bright and cheery card with lots of detail.

    Thank you so much for coming over and joining in with us over at Craftymess.

    Great Big Huge Hugs

    Becca xxx (Craftymess DT)

  17. Happy New Year to you,
    Well you are definitely planning a creative 2013 with the gift Santa gave to you!
    Oh this card is brimming with sweetness and reminds us that Spring is only around the corner.

  18. Happy New Year to you Nicola x you will love your big shot....it makes die cutting so easy. I look forward to viewing your crafty makes in 2013 having joined your blog as the latest follower.

    Thank you for your kind comment on my blog today and hope you will drop by again

    Crafty hugs

    Annie x

  19. This is adorable. Just what the doctor ordered for a change from the seasonal greetings. Love it.

    Thank you for taking part in the Craftymess Sparkle / Bling challenge with us.
    Angela (Craftymess DT)

  20. Really beautiful, I love the ladybug, I hope you had a fab christmas and that the new year brings you many happy things
    Lindsay xx

  21. Nicola, you got a Big Shot for Christmas?? Oh, boy, are you going to have fun! I LOVE mine, and don't know how I ever did without it. :) Enjoy yours!!

    Love this sweet garden, complete with little hand trowel!

  22. I like how you combined so many great embellishments to make your sparkly scene card! Congrats on getting the Big Shot! It is my absolute favorite crafting item and you are going to have sooooo much fun creating with it. Thanks for joining us this week at 'ABC' Challenges.

  23. What a lovely combination of fresh, bright colour and fabulous sparkle! So glad to hear you've joined the BigShot gang... you're going to love it - can't wait to see what you get up to...
    Alison xx

  24. So much fun on one card. WOW! I like how you used a rhinestone on the bug's eye.

    Thank you for participating in ABC Challenges!

  25. Very sweet, love all the bling you added. Thanks for sharing with us at ABC Challenge Blog this week

  26. Very creative, fantastic job. Thank you for joining us at ABC Challenges. Xx Rosie

  27. Happy New Year! You will love your Big Shot! Big Addiction ahead for sure! Your card is so fun! Very creative!

  28. Such a lovely Project and blingtastic :)
    Thanks for joining in at Crafty Mess x
    Kathryn (DT Member)

  29. Happy New Year to you and hope your 2013 is off to a great start! Suck a unique card!

  30. Super cute, love all the details! Have fun with your new Big Shot! Thanks for playing along at ABC Challenges!

  31. Happy New Year to you too, Nicola! :)

    So Santa has brought you a Big Shot too?! Coooool! We will have a die cutting contest then this year *lol


    Claudia xx

  32. Happy New Year! You'll love your Big Shot. Lovely card!


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