I've taken a little respite from all aspects of SCS, trying to get chores of the holidays taken care of. Though I still made and sent cards for the Teapot challenges, I didn't even photograph them. Can't there be more time in the day?! The holidays are for the most part over, and I've gotten most of the chores done (there's still a few Thank you cards to be made).
This week our theme is all about making resolutions for something we need to accomplish. I don't need to exercise, I already do that, I quit the nasty habit of smoking years ago, I rarely drink alcohol (she says that while drinking a celebratory Cosmo). I AM NOT GIVING UP MY CHOCOLATE, no way, no how! Same goes for my 2 cups of coffee a day. So what else is there, really nothing. My only other addiction is crafts, and I'm not doing the twelve steps for that either. A girl's gotta have at least one vice!
So, this card is all about fun! I mean, look at it this way, there's an orange slice in the drink, so it's healthy, right? Yeah, yeah, that's a stretch, so what?
I've enlarged this Erica Fortgens pattern to 110 %. This make it a lot easier for piercing those tiny holes (I have old eyes). The beads in the glasses, those are supposed to be bubbles.
This card will be heading off to Tickle a fellow Teapotter!
Happy New Year to each and every one of you!!
Date: Tuesday, December 31, 2013 GMT Views: 1668
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Tue, Dec 31, 2013 @ 6:19 PM
Beautiful New Year Card! Nothing like having those drinks all stacked up in a line ready for indulging! LOL -- I love the simplicity of the card as well as how the slice of citrus just POPS ! Happy New Year to You, my new SCS friend!
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Tue, Dec 31, 2013 @ 9:12 PM
Love the simplicity of this. Those orange slices just pop and the beads do look like bubbles. Thanks for joining in the Tickle challenge and I wish you a Happy and healthy New Year!
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Wed, Jan 01, 2014 @ 1:19 AM
Cheers Jennifer, I think we were sisters in a former life, although I have a few extra coffees and red wine makes chocolate very healthy!! I love everything about your card, wish we could say cheers in real life my friend.
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Wed, Jan 01, 2014 @ 6:41 AM
WOW WOW WOW WOW!!!!! I usually only give THREE of those but THIS deserved 4!!! I absolutely LOVE THIS CARD!!! The bubbles are perfect! Didn't doubt what they were and I have GOT to find this pattern! You rocked this challenge like it was your B...um...one who is a subservient type to you. Ahem.
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Wed, Jan 01, 2014 @ 9:55 AM
All that you said is so true---live each day to the fullest as you never know when that day will come no more. Card making is a great vice to haveas doing what you love has good feeling to it. Great card, hmmmm reminds me of last night in celebrating as mnot a constant drinker---usually holidays, so when do drink---I telly hubby I am cheap date as one maybe 2 and I get giddy---which I was last night--in good way. Love the way you enlarged image and bubbles are just the right touch.
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Wed, Jan 01, 2014 @ 11:52 AM
Oh, I knew instantly that the beads were bubbles and I thought how perfect they are. 5 glasses of bubbly - definitely too much for me, one is my limit even with a healthy dose of orange, LOL.
And both the teapots are all about the party and enjoying life, so I think you've certainly rocked the challenge. I know anybody will be tickled to get this!!