Saturday, January 7, 2012

At last ... my first post of 2012!


Hi there!

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and New Year!  Unfortunately it was a bit of a 'sick' one in our household and I am only now getting a chance to sit at my craft table!  It was also my first Christmas season working so things were pretty hectic and disorganized!  Hopefully with the boys back at school on Monday normal scheduling will resume!!

Anyways, I finally got to put together my first calendar page ... woohoo!!  My lovely friend, Sheena, had her other half make these gorgeous calendar stands for me.  I'm so thrilled with them as I have been dying to participate with my friend, Christine, in making these beautiful calendar pages each month.  So although this first page is pretty simple, I love how it's turned out and Edwin on his toboggan is a perfect image for January in Ottawa!!


Here's a close up of the image and page ... the top panel is embossed with a snowflake embossing folder.  Edwin is coloured with copics and cut out.  The calendar page I found here.

Thanks for stopping in today and huge apologies for my severe lack of posts recently.  Also, some news to share is that I have stepped down from my DT position with the Winter Wonderland Challenge  Blog.  My new work commitments are just leaving my crafting time so depleted right now but hopefully my mojo and energy levels will return back to normal soon and I'll find time to at least participate in a few challenges.  I hope you're all enjoying your weekend!

Hugs,
Danielle x

10 comments:

Lisa Jane said...

oh this is just fabulous .. i always love waiting for the first of each months to see christine's calendar .. now i have yours to look forward to each month too
Lisa x

KanataNewf said...

So nice to see you getting crafty again! Well worth the wait. You might think it's a simple page but it is gorgeous! And you are right - perfect for Ottawa in January!

Mandy said...

Happy New Year Danielle to you and your family.....I love your calendar page,it maybe simple to you but I think it's perfect for January...I would really love to try and get a stand made and join in....
Mandy x

downrightcrafty said...

Happy New Year to you and your family, and hope the sickness has passed. Love this page for the calendar and he is coloured wonderfully
take care
Kate xx

Lorraine said...

Happy New Year Danielle. Love this idea must get Peter making me some. I hope your sick househild is getting better, we too have had a sick household, not nice is it !!

Sally said...

Happy New Year Danielle, hope everyone is on the mend. Love the calendar page and look forward to the next 11. Have a good day.
Hugs Sally xxx

Clare *Littlebear* said...

Happy New Year Danielle!
I am sorry to hear you have been sick, but glad you are feeling better.
Your calendar is fab - aren't those stands great.
Hugs, Clare xx

Delphine said...

Happy New Year, Danielle! Thank you for your lovely comment:-)! I love your calendar stand and your first calendar page! Edwin is perfect, beautifully coloured and your layout is fab! Wishing you all the best for this new year and sending you lots of hugs! Delphine xx

dolcreations said...

Happy New Year Danielle!
First off,I sure hope you are feeling better. I have soooo missed seeing your creations! This post is such an awesome treat...I LOVE IT! I love how you embossed the top and then had Edwin at the bottom.....LOVE IT! The blues and the browns and white....perfect! I am so glad you are doing calendar pages...then I can get ideas from you too! Please get better soon!

Riet said...

This is so gorgeous Danielle.

Hugs Riet.xx

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