Saturday, January 1, 2011

Happy 2011!

Happy 2011! Hope this year is your best yet!

I thought I'd kick things off with a challenge card (of course): A Passion for Papertrey's Background Basics. I used Text Style II to stamp my background, then used the Framed set to frame it & add my sentiment.

I chose the word "Joy" because it fits with my overall goal for 2011: HAPPINESS. It was an idea I've been playing with for a while. In November I posted "30 days of thankfulness" on my Facebook wall, which got me thinking about all the things that make me happy...then Dawn McVey posted this yesterday...& then I stumbled across a book (& website) called The Happiness Project.

SO, I am ready to face 2011 with this goal of happiness in mind. What are YOU hoping for in the new year?

Stamps: Text Style II, Framed (PTI)
Paper: Sweet Blush, Berry Sorbet, vellum
Ink: Sweet Blush, Berry Sorbet
Accessories: PTI butterfly dies, pearls (unknown)

17 comments:

Linby said...

Oh wow - I love this - so elegant.
Linbyx

Tiff said...

Happiness is perfect! I love your card! Happy New Year, my friend :)

Maureen said...

sounds like a plan!!!! I really feel if you live with joy, great things will happen :) What goes around, really comes around...happy new year, Ann!!! Wishing you joy!!

JoLynn said...

Best of luck with your 2011 goal! There's so much to be happy about. Sometimes other crap in life gets in the way.

♥ Marlou ♥ said...

happy new year Ann, this is gorgeous!! :) x

Winter said...

Happy New Year! I wanted to invite you to join me for another St. Jude Valentine’s Day card drive! I hope you will! :)
http://winterwonderlandcrafter.blogspot.com/2011/01/cards-for-st-jude.html

Oliva said...

Happy New Year!!! Wishing you JOY!

Allison said...

A very pretty CAS creation! Love the text in the BG!

Karen B. said...

Beautiful card Ann, all the best in the new year.

AnitaRex said...

Hi Ann! Beautiful card! Love that pink and the reason you used the word Joy! I love your word too for 2011! It's cool how you found your way to that word! :>

Danni said...

Great card!! Happy New Year!

kasthurirajam said...

beautiful.Belated wishes for the happy and properous new year 2011

Aimes said...

Happy New Year, girlie!!! Love this pink number - the vellum just looks so pretty when used for butterflies doesn't it!
Love your word for 2011! I hope 2011 brings you lots of happiness!
Thanks so much for joining us on A Passion for Papertrey!
Hugs,
Aimes
x

Caryn said...

Happy 2011.
I love the clean style you've used here, the colours are so cheery too.
Thanks for playing along at A Passion For Papertrey.

Hugs,
Caryn xxx

Belinda said...

Just lovely! Love the matting you added to emphasize the frame some more!

Elise said...

STUNNING work, sweetie pie. I love, love, luvvvvvvvv your style! This is FABULOUS! Thanks for the New Year's thoughts - I took your advice and read Dawn's post... I think you guys are on to something! :o) Happy, HAPPY!

Courtney K said...

love the background stamp with the border. happiness is such a great word for this year!! i'm totally looking forward to lots of it the next 12 months!