Happy New Year

Published by under cards | Dec 31 2010

Hi there! Isn't the week between Christmas and New Year's Eve a great time? We've had beautiful weather and the kids have loved playing outside on the trampoline, bikes and scooters. Everyone's relaxed and most of us are on holidays… not hubby unfortunately. An urgent job came up so he's been working hard but the rest of us sure have been enjoying every minute of it!

Inside the house we are in the midst of organised chaos though. Aaarghh! My daughters (4 and 7) have decided it's time they have their own bedrooms so I'm moving my craft gear out of the 'spare room' and into the 'other room' out the back. We never really did have a good name for that room. Apparently previous owners used it for pottery and it even had a kiln out there – so I'm told – but we just loosely call it the playroom (well, in my head I think of it as the junk room… have you got one of those too?!  *wink* ). So anyway, junk room no more!!! We are measuring and painting and decluttering – yes FlyLady would be proud. I'm actually getting very excited about what's ahead for us all.

I did manage to sneak in some fun projects using the fabulous heart treat cups that are part of this month's promotion. They are a real hoot to use!! You can see some of my past sweet treat cup projects here and there and probably elsewhere too. See, I'm in holiday mode!!

I made this card for my darling hubby. You can find it and other projects in the January newsletter which I'll be sending out soon. If you don't already have a demonstrator in Australia and haven't yet signed up for the NEW & IMPROVED Newsletter Service it's not too late! Just enter your email address in the top right-hand corner of this blog and an info-packed newsletter will be winging its way through cyberspace to you each and every month. Exclusive projects, technique tutorials, product spotlights – you name it. You will LOVE this month's technique tip too.

Alrighty, back to my measuring tape and the Ikea catalogue…

Best wishes to you all for a very Happy New Year


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  1. Andrea L - EnchantINKon 04 Jan 2011 at 9:16 pm

    Hi Simone! Looks & sounds like you have had a wonderful Christmas! Hhhmmm … I think I should get your newsletter … if this project is anything to go by! Gorgeous! Just ordered my sweet treats today! Hugs xxaxx
    PS Sorry I haven't popped by for a while … my internet has been driving me insane … Hopefully it will be back to normal again soon 😀 xx

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