Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Blog Candy, New Digs for the Pals Paper Arts AND...Spring Sneak Peek!

Happy New Year everyone! I'm starting the year off by offering a partial pack of Festival of Prints Designer Series Paper Stack. There are over 30 full sheets and I will also include all of my scraps, PLUS a surprise, too! These prints are not just for Christmas!! The stack was originally 48 sheets.

All you need to do to be entered to win (by random drawing) is comment ONCE, on THIS POST. Tell me how you said goodbye to 2012 and/or how you welcomed in 2013! (One post per person, US addresses only!)  

Comment below by January 3, 2013 to be eligible. Winner will be announced on my blog January 4th and will have until January 6th to email me their physical address so I can mail their prize. Good luck!!

The Pals Paper Arts Team is proud to announce that we've given our blog and badge a refresh for 2013! We hope you will make a New Year's Resolution to play along with us twice per month. It's fun to challenge your creativity in new ways. Let us know what you think of our re-vamp by commenting on our blog page.

I have been itching to get into my card studio, but there has been zero time! I spent 12/31 putting away Christmas (4.5 hours!) Then ran to the post office to mail off Spring Catalogs and Sale-A-Bration brochures to my favorite customers!

After lunch I was able to start creating. There are so many ideas in my head, but so little time. Here is a peek at a *NEW* Designer Series Paper Stack, called "Print Poetry." (Available January 3, 2013) The colors in this pack are awesome: Crumb Cake, Gumball Green, Midnight Muse, Primrose Petals, Raspberry Ripple, Summer Starfruit and Very Vanilla.

  • This quick and easy card began with a Crumb Cake base. Then a Very Vanilla matt, cut 4" x 5.25". 
  • Next, the piece of Designer Series Paper from Print Poetry, cut to 3.75" x 5". 
  • My sentiment is a Single Stamp from Perfectly Penned, inked in Midnight Muse and punched out with the Decorative Label Punch. I ran a piece of Midnight Muse 3/8" Stitched Satin ribbon under the sentiment and over a rectangle of Vintage Wallpaper embossed Crumb Cake card stock. 
  • I anchored the ribbon on the left side with a Designer Slide.

I hope you enjoyed looking at my Get Well card and that you will leave your comment about your New Year's Eve below so you can be entered to win my paper stack.

For New Year's Eve, my husband and I went out to an early dinner at our favorite restaurant, then snuggled up in our jammies with hot drinks and popcorn for a movie. I will be spending New Year's Day in my jammies all morning, and then my husband and I will be taking a bike ride with the new wheels that Santa brought us! Happy New Year!!

Get Well Card Supplies:
Card Stock: Crumb Cake, Very Vanilla
Designer Series Paper: Print Poetry
Stamps: Single "Get Well" from Perfectly Penned
Ink: Midnight Muse
Big Shot: Vintage Wallpaper Embossing Folder
Embellishments: 3/8" Midnight Muse Stitched Satin Ribbon, Designer Slide
Adhesives: Snail, Sticky Strip, Stampin' Dimensionals


Bette S said...

My husband and I spent the evening with another couple playing cards and stuffing ourselves silly with all the good food she and I had made. Toasted the New Year with a glass of wine. (our once a year glass!)


Linda White said...

We spent the evening with our neighbors having snacks and staying in.

Mary Frances A. said...

Happy New Year! We usually stay home for a relaxing evening, watching football, then the ball drop at midnight. We fix a nice dinner, and step outside to see the neighbor's fireworks.

Barbara A. said...

My daughter and I spent the evening playing "Golf" card game with my parents! A fun night we had, they all also help to celebrate my birthday which is on New Years Day...yep I was a New Years Baby!!!

lisa808 said...

Happy New Year!

My husband and I spent the whole day in yesterday, made a nice filet mignon dinner, and watched the ball drop.

Lynn G. said...

Happy New Year! We spent New Year's in our jammies too! Thanks for the opportunity!

SueBee said...

Spent a quite night at home with a good supper and movies! Happy New Year !!

lesliea299 said...

Spent the night playing Dance central 3!! Happy New years

Anonymous said...

We went out for a lovely prime rib dinner, then spent a quiet evening at home.
Happy New Year...looking forward to your blogs in 2013

Anonymous said...

Good morning and happy new year.
I receive your posts daily and look forward to them. We (I) spent New Years eve cleaning and organizing my craft room. It looked like a tornado went through there. I neede to set a good example for the grand children so I finished making the thank you notes for our Christmas gifts. They will go in the mail tomrrow even though we will see most of them today. Everyone loves to get mail so I isnist on the mail thing.
Wishing you and your readers a healthy prosperous 2013
Pat Clow SU demo upstate New York

hotmail said...

Love your site. Spent the evening quietly, we are battling the flu bug. Great time to just think and be thankful.

Anonymous said...

We spent a quiet evening, it was lovely and we are so thankful for everything.

Kimberly S. said...

We spent the evening as a family playing wii sports games, rockin' out to music, then around 11pm, we turned on Dick Clark's New Years Eve show and watched the ball drop! It was a blast!

Julie said...

We had a special fun church service at our church with a chili supper afterwards. I brought the New Year in getting ready for bed and listening to fireworks.

Debra Powers said...

Happy New Year! Our daughter's birthday is Jan. 1 so all her friends had to call at midnight to wish her Happy Birthday - problem was my husband and I were already asleep! We typically have a low key New Year's Eve and a party on Jan. 1.

rosalie said...

I spent NY's Eve watching Dick Clark Show and Anderson Cooper nice and cozy in my space! Thanks for the chance to win Blog Candy!