Friday, December 30, 2011


Hi Everyone - I hope you all had a very Merry Christmas.  We sure did - Mom and Max came for a visit.  We had so much fun with them.  I think Max got even more spoiled while he was here - he forgot how to walk.  He was carried everywhere - HA!!!  Needless to say, he's precious!!  Here is a picture that Jacob took of Mamaw and Max during their visit:

Now isn't that the cutest picture of both of them??  Here's another revelation - while Mom was here, we didn't craft the whole time - we played with Jacob and Max!!  HA!!!

Since they left, I made some thank you cards using a free digi from Digital Delights by Louby Loo

  • I used the snowflake card on the Cricut Cartridge A Child's Year.  I cut the card at 5 x 7 size. 
  • I cut the patterned paper to 6 3/4" x 2 3/4". 
  • I then punched with the Martha Stewart Snowflake punch. 
  • I adhered the digi to green cardstock and popped in the center of the card. 
  • I used the negative of the snowflake cutout on the front of the card along with a snowflake embellishment.

Thanks for stopping by and thank you for all the comments and visits during the past year.  We hope that you will have a Happy New Year and that 2012 brings you peace and happiness.  Until another day, God Bless You!!  Donna

Cooking It Up With Katie - 1E - # 86 anything goes (til January)
Crafty Creations - #148 gratitude  (2nd wk)
Little Darlings Challenges - 2W, SIO - #14 cold
My Mum's Craft shop - 3E - #37 anything goes (til Jan 4)
Scrapbook Sisters - #66 anything goes  (2nd wk)
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
Stars and Stamps Midweek Throwdown - no glitter - Thank you cards
 Everybody-Art-Challenge - #173 Anything Goes Until 3rd Jan
Partytime Tuesdays - 3E (2E anything goes wk) - PTT #48 Anything Goes
Sassy Cheryl's -3E- SIO #95 Snowman With A Die Cut Week 2
Top Tip Tuesday - 3E - #66 Anything Goes
Make it Monday - always Anything Goes
The Outlawz - Sentiment required - Anything Goes 
There She Goes - Thank You /Gratitude cards
Art Impressions Stamps Challenge - 1E, SIO - Die Cuts or Punches (ends 1st Jan 2012)
Aud Sentiments Challenge - 2W - (2nd week) Anything Goes (ends 3rd Jan 2012) (+DT Call)
Digi Doodle Shop's Best - SIO - Anything Goes (ends 4th Jan 2012)
DRS Designs - 1E, SIO - Snowflakes


  1. What a delightful picture of Peggy and Max! They adore each other! Donna, your card is so cute! Happy New Year to all!

  2. What great pictures. Love seeing them. Love the cards, too.
    Happy New Year!

  3. Great photo and good to hear that you had a wonderful visit!
    Have a Happy New Year!

  4. Wonderful card! Love the digi image. Thanks for joining us at MMCS

  5. Love your card, thanks for joining us at Art Impressions this week.

  6. A super photograph and a lovely card. Thanks for joining Top Tip Tuesday. Elaine

  7. Beautiful photo, I'm so happy you enjoyed the holidays with family and adorable little babies.

    I've been off the computer more this season also.

    Blessings, Happy New Year! Hugs, Lori m

  8. Super picture. That pup is adorable. Love your card too! Thanks for joining the challenge at Art Impressions.

  9. What a wonderful card! Sounds like ya'll had a wonderful visit! Thanks for sharing!

  10. Awesome picture and glad to hear you had a wonderful visit! Love your card! TFS! Happy New Year:)
    Sherrie K

  11. Fabulous photo of Mom and Max! Your Thank You card is wonderful, love it! Thanks for playing in our thank you challenge at Operation Write Home!

  12. What a really wonderful picture and Max is just so absolutely adorable -- he'd definitely be even more spoiled if I could get to him... lol!!!

    Your digi card is just adorable -- soooo cute!!!

    Wishing you and yours a very merry happy new year; looking forward to sharing 2012 with you!


  13. Such a cute card.Love your colour/paper choices.Thanks for joining us at DDSC.Hope to see you again next time :D
    Lisa x

  14. Great pictures and wonderful and thoughtful thank you card! :)

    Thank you so much for playing along with us at Top Tip Tuesday!
    Also, if you have a TIP you’d like to share you'll be eligible for the TOP TIPPER PRIZE as well. Check out the details when linking.
    Lisa xx
    Come by and visit us next week. We'd love to see you again!

  15. Cute Cute Cute! Thanks for joining our challenge at DRS Designs!

  16. I'm so glad you had a wonderful Christmas. Wishing you a Happy New Year and may you and yours be blessed throughout the coming year.

  17. Gorgeous card Donna :-) the image is very cute and the design is perfect :-)

    lovely photo too,, glad you had a lovely Christmas xx

    Wishing you a very Happy New Year :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
    Lols x x x
    please consider turning off word verification x

  18. Oh! how to cute is this little snowguy.. what an awesome card!
    Thanks for joining us in the Sassy Cheryl Snowman with a die challenge!

  19. Beautiful card! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Crafty Creations Challenges Blog this week.
    Happy New Year!

  20. Lovely creation! Thanks for joining us at MMCS
    Best Wishes
    Tracy x

  21. This is so cute and I'm glad you could join us at Sassy Cheryl's challenge. Hope your holidays were terrific and that you will join us again. New challenge starts Tuesday. Lucky you to have a great visit with your Mom. I miss those days. Peggy x

  22. Beautiful card - and gorgeous pic of your Mom & Max!

    Thanks for joining us this week over at Top Tip Tuesday for our 'Anything Goes' Challenge. Don't forget if you have a Top Tip to share with us you could also win the Top Tippers Prize!

    Carol x

  23. What a great pic of your mom and Max. SOOOO cute.
    Glad you had a great holiday!
    Thanks for playing in the Sassy Cheryl's challenge this week.

  24. What a precious card. Such a great use of snowflakes too! Thank you for joining us in the DRS Designs Challenge this week!

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  27. So cute! Thanks for joining us at DDSC.

  28. Absolutely adorable. Thank you for playing along with us at Digi Doodle Shop!

    xx Star

  29. What a cute card and perfect for our Little Darlings challenge. Thanks for joining us! hugs, Angela


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