Friday, 12 September 2008

A card, an award and exciting news!

I've been working flat out on my special project these last few weeks, and finally finished it the other day! It's ready to be sent off, though I hate to part with it (I'm sure I'm not the only one who feels like that about something that's taken a lot of time, effort and of course love to make, right? ;o)) Anyway, did manage to squeeze in another card, this time with an Ismaki Challenge layout and an old(ish) Magnolia stamp. We tend to forget the older stamps as more and more Magnolias come out, faster and faster it seems, but they're all jewels and we shouldn't neglect the oldies really should we ;o)

Anyway, meet Sad Sybil...she's blushing like crazy because she's done something very stupid and now she has to tell her parents and that makes her very sad... Her mom gave her the money for her college books and room rent and some other stuff, and she went and spent it all at the mall, on new college clothes and fabulous shoes and handbags and make-up and well, everything a girl needs really! So unless she can find a Saturday job that pays, like, a gazillion bucks an hour, she's really got to confess all and hope her parents can forgive her...poor Sybil, life ain't easy when you're a teenager is it ;o)

I received this fabulous award from Sandra, Lia and Elisabeth, along with some very sweet words: thank you girls, you've made my week! I will nominate my favourite blogs later this weekend, just gonna have a think about it, so many to choose from!

And now for the most exciting news: my friend Moon and I are starting a challenge blog! The first challenge has been set (for the DT anyway) and examples have been made (apart from me, it's gonna be one of those last-minute things, let's hope inspiration doesn't desert me now ;o)) and we're all really excited :D! We're "going live" on Monday, 15 September, which is when I'll put a link in the right-hand column on this blog and you can click through to the challenge blog! Is this exciting or what, I can't wait!

Have a nice weekend!


tineke said...

Ik heb je kaartjes weer even bewonderd en ze zijn weer geweldig.
Wat een gaaf nieuws erica ik kom maandag zeker kijken hoor :p
Fijn weekend
Tineke x

Jill said...

stunning card, I love your image and DP, it's gorgeous and I'm lloking forward to finding out what the new challenge will be Hugs Jill x

Tara said...

Lovely card and such a cute image! Looking forward to seeing the new challenge up and running! xx

sandra_w said...

Geweldig mooi kaartje, Eer! En de "oudjes" blijven nog steeds heel leuk ;)

Fijn weekend!
San xx

Riet said...

wat een schitterende kaart weer Erica.
prachtig papier.
liefs Riet.

Janneke said...

Ik vind het een super kaartje en ja we moeten echt meer de 'oldies' gebruiken ;)

Ik ben heeel aagje naar jullie challenge blog :D

(maak je wel een leuk bannertje om te linken hihi)

Tot morgen

X Janneke

Jolanda said...

Gaaf kaartje Eer! Mooie kleurtjes!

Maureen said...

Wat een prachtig kaartje en de oudjes blijven gewoon leuk!!!
Wat een spannend nieuwtje .... ik kom maandag zeker even kijken!

Janny said...

supergaaf kaartje Ericca en oooh wat spannend van de nieuwe challenge blog, kom morgen even neuzen!!

Anonymous said...

MMmmmmm wat een jammie kaartje en inderdaad zonde om de 'oudjes' te vergeten!
wacht ook met spanning op de nieuwe challenge blog :)

Marlene x

Sonia said...

Your cards are amazing :) I love them all, beautiful. I oove the new challenge site you and Moon are involved in, the 1st challenge is amazing.
Hugs Sonia x

Marijke said...

Schitterende kaart Erica en heel veel succes met jullie challenge blog. Het ziet er allemaal heel mooi uit!

HillsAngels said...

Hallo Erica,

wat een prachtige kaart en jullie challenge blog ziet er gaaf uit ;-)

groetjes Hil

Heather's Creations said...

Beautiful card, Erica :0)
Good luck to you and Moon, I will be there at the new challenge :0)
**Hugs** Heather x

Dawn said...

Gorgeous card - great design!

craftyb said...

Lovely fresh card...poor Sybil...if she finds one of those jobs maybe she could let me know too!! bx

Elena said...

Congratulations on your blog award! Your blog is very beautiful and very inspirational! Love the stories you write about your cards! And love your coloring MUCH!

Marga said...

Mooi kaartje en leuk nieuws de nieuwe blog, ben al wezen kijken gaaf hoor.