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03 January 2012

Cosmic Birthday and Tiddly Inks New Releases!

Good morning!  Well we had our New Years guest trip on the boat and it all went well.  The crew were all exhausted when we got home though!  We had very little sleep due to the weather.  We took yesterday off work to recuperate and relax a bit and I finally got to spend some time catching up on some crafting that I got very behind in.

Today is the first challenge of the year at Tiddly Inks and we have a couple of changes to our challenges this year.  You can check out the details here.  We also have two new super talented members joining the Tiddly Inkers... Hannah and Wendy, so if you get a chance it would be lovely if you could check out their blogs and say hello! 

And now, for more exciting news... Christy has been been busy creating again and today is the new release day for the adorable Wryn 'n Friends as well as Silver the dog.  You don't want to miss these cuties!  Head on over to Christy's blog and have a peek!  Christy is also having a 36 hour 30% off sale so you'll want to find out how you can take advantage of that too!

I have to say I think Wryn is just the cutest wee girl ever and I can't wait to get back to my craft desk and make some more cards with her!    I'll show you my first Wryn card tomorrow, but for today, here's my card for this fortnight's challenge... the theme is CELEBRATE!












































































This little guy is called Come in Cuteness... isn't he gorgeous?!  I have coloured him with copics (see details bellow) and added some Stickles to his antennae.  The papers are from October Afternoon, American Crafts and My Mind's Eye.  The sentiment is from Pollycraft.  The wee planet in the top right corner is a rubber charm from October Afternoon.  

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Simon Says Stamp and Show: Something Old, Something New (old paper in my stash, new rubber charm and stamp)
Heartsong Inspirations #29: Anything Goes
Kaboodle Doodles Challenge #100: Let's Celebrate

Here's a close up:






















And here are the copics I used:























I hope you get a chance to join us in the challenge this round!  And do let us know what you think of the new releases!  We hope you love them as much as we do!

Have a lovely day!

Arabella Chickie in Glyfada, Greece 

19 comments:

Loopylou. said...

morning hun!
oh this is just so cute! mo saw this one and loved it right away and i just think its perfect and so beautifully coloured.
huge hugs Lou xxx

CraftyC said...

Wow Arabella, I just love your card. So colourful and a real cutie. We have very, very strong winds here and pouring with rain. Not a nice to day to go out so am catching up with a few blogs. Happy New Year to you!
Clairexx

Joey said...

Happy New Year to you Arabella, this is a gorgeous card, stunning colourwork. Joey x

Amanda R said...

I freaking LOVE this card Arabella! Your coloring is amazing and he is so darn cute!

Trina said...

Adorable! As expected, the colors and embellishments look amazing!

Larissa said...

Happy new year Arabella!!

Your card is really fabulous! I love your colouring and the sentiment is so perfect for your card. The felt flowers are really perfect!

Hugs,
Larissa

Beckie said...

Wow. Love ur coloring. New follower ;0)

Be blessed, Beckie

Pop's Cards said...

Gorgeous ♥ ♥ Pops x

Sarah said...

Hi Arabella, as always a glorious card. Love your colouring, the layout and the image is just the most adorable lil' monster going!

Already my resolution is being tested - Wryn is the sort of image I normally go for! Maybe she will be my next month treat.

Sarah

email: Steph@SimonSaysStamp.com said...

Such an adorable alien!! I love the way you colored him! The star embellishments and stitching look great too!

Thanks for sharing your creativity at the Simon Says Stamp & Show Challenge!!!
-Sarah

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Stephanie aka Nerdette said...

I have this DP and it never occurred to me to use this image with it. So jealous, you clever girl! They are perfect together. Fantastic sentiment too.

Dee's Craft Room said...

Ow, this is such a cute card, isn't he adorable. Thanks for playing along with us at Crafty Boots Challenge.

I should like to take this opportunity to wish you and your family a happy New Year.

Dionne

Cheryl said...

SO cute!! Thanks for playing along with us at Kaboodle Doodles this week!

Delphine said...

So so cute! Brilliant design, everything works so well together! I love your card! Hugs Delphine xx

Marlena Peduzzi said...

Oh, I just love this card! you colored this little guy so c-u-t-e!:)

ellen vargo said...

I love this card! The little alien it awesome and your copic coloring is amazing! Somebody will be very lucky to get this card! Thanks for sharing it with us at Simon Says Stamp and Show!

Ellen :)

Ellis said...

Fabulous card you've made and the little alien is so cute! Great details on your card too!
Hugs, Elenor

Kerri said...

love this card very cute..

Daizeefli said...

adorable!!