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January 1, 2009

Happy New Year!

Still not quite back to stamping yet, hopefully by this weekend! But thought this was a cute card to post for the occasion! We had a chance to gather with some lovely friends for New Year's Eve and I wanted to thank them for a wonderful time! I used my beloved Whimsy Stamp turtle! The colors had to be bright to symbolize a bright new year ahead of us!! (Prismacolors) The background paper is from Momenta and the time/date stamps and inside saying is a retired SU! set-It's about time (2005). The sketch is from Dawny over @ Papertake Weekly, isn't it wonderful, thanks Dawny! Everybody-Art-Challenge has the theme Happy New Year!

Also, I wanted to thank you all for a fabulous 2008 in blogland...thank you for all your kind comments, encouragement, your inspiration and most of all your friendship!!!! Who knew blogging would open the door to so many wonderful friends! {squishy hugs} Love, Peace and Blessings to you all!


Shirley said...

What a really sweet and cute card, Maria. I have really enjoyed getting to know you this year and sharing too......wishing you and yours a very Happy, Healthy New Year!

Kim Piggott said...

Hi Maria, Happy New Year!
Your card is so cute I love that image and your sentiment is just lovely.
kim xxx

Mrs Wonka said...

Wow I love this image!

Happy New Year to you and your family!

Mrs Wonka x

Rica said...

Love it Maria, that turtle is so cute and the colours wonderful.
Funny how we find ourselves going for spring and summer colours as soon as Christmas is over (lol)
All the best for the New Year = hope it's a good one for you and your family.
hugs Heather xx

Lorie said...

Great idea for a card and that turtle is SO cute! Thanks for visiting my blog and good luck on winning a stamp set tonight!

Rica said...

Hi Maria,
Me again - I've left you something on my blog.
hugs Heather xx

Anonymous said...

what for cute card !!! the image is so sweet !!! thanks for joining in our challenger !!
happy new year !!!
hugs tina46

Elena said...

This card is so cheerful! I love the CB embossing! Coloring is so beautiful!
Happy New Year Maria!

Mephisto said...

Wonderful Card. I like the Image.

Kati said...

Oh - what a funny card - love this. Happy new year to you!

steph said...

Gorgeous card Maria! Thanks for joining us for the challenge!

Iris said...

Great card with a very funny image. Thanks for joining in our challenge and a happy new year.

Nixe07 said...

Your card is just so cute. I love the colours and the funny image.
Thanks for joining in our challenge.