Joy – in more ways than one!

I’m full of Joy right now – I’ve had such a lovely lovely day!

First, I went to Sarah’s house today, and we chatted and scrapped to our hearts content. I managed a layout and a half (sorry – I can’t share those yet), and I also made this, my first Christmas card for 2012:

I used the My Mind’s Eye ‘All Is Bright’ collection, which I was so excited to get my hands on. Sarah had put some aside for me to buy, and I had to play with it as soon as possible!

It was really quick and easy to make, as the ‘Joy’ word, the bird, and the flowers are all part of the patterned paper from the 6×6 pad. I just added some contrasting paper from the pad at the bottom, tied twine around, and added a few buttons, brads, and rhinestones:

I might even have to buy another 6×6 pad of this collection, I can see me using it A LOT!

Here’s a glimpse at our craft covered table (with Sarah concentrating!):

I think Sarah took some better photos!

I’m also full of joy today because I found out I won this ‘Portfolio’ prize pack from Pink Paislee (announcement here):

How exciting is that? I actually jumped around my living room, clapping and dancing. Hubby laughed at me, but I don’t care, because scrappy goodies make me happy (especially when they’re free!). I can’t wait to get my hands on the collection, I’m sure you’ll be seeing some projects featuring it in the not too distant future!

As if that wasn’t enough joy for one day, I’m also sitting here with a glass of wine and a bar of chocolate. Things are good right now!

Jennifer x

  • *yay*…congrats 🙂 Love the xmas card. x

    September 19, 2012 at 9:58 pm
  • Bonnie

    Sounds like a great day! Congrats on your win. That looks like a great prize.

    September 20, 2012 at 4:11 am
  • Jennifer I just love this. So beautifully designed. The table means business. Hugs Desíre {Doing Life – my personal blog}

    September 20, 2012 at 5:18 am
  • Beautiful card, really! And congrats on the prize, a little jelly over here 😉

    September 20, 2012 at 5:37 am
  • It was a lovely day – thanks for coming over! So pleased you won at Pink Paislee! Well done! x

    September 20, 2012 at 7:36 am
  • Congrats on the prize! That is a good one! 🙂 Looks like you had a fun day – it’s always nice when you have a friend to crop and chat with IRL!

    September 20, 2012 at 12:11 pm
  • super cute card and boy are you one luck girl!! i love this new collection!! congrats

    September 20, 2012 at 12:26 pm
  • Love that card! So pretty. Congrats on the free stash!

    September 20, 2012 at 12:50 pm
  • Great card!! Congrats on the win!! Have fun with it! 🙂

    September 20, 2012 at 1:50 pm
  • What a lovely happy post! and the card looks FAB! Congrats on your win – I’m still enjoying the prize I won from your Blog Event, I still get a little happy glow just thinking about it! 🙂

    September 20, 2012 at 6:30 pm
  • oooo a lovely win Jennifer! and how lovely to have spent the day scrapping with Sarah xx

    September 20, 2012 at 6:37 pm
  • Wow, what a happy couple of days you are having!

    September 20, 2012 at 7:07 pm
  • Whoo hoo! Congrats on the Pink Paislee win! That’s awesome!!! Scrapping with your friend sounds like so much fun too.

    September 20, 2012 at 8:46 pm
  • It sure is fun to paperxcraft with a like minded friend! Your card looks great!Congrats on winning the prize! I would have been dancing too!

    September 20, 2012 at 9:23 pm
  • Congrats in your win. I feel like I need to start my cards, goodness

    September 21, 2012 at 12:14 am
  • Superb card! Love MME. And enjoy your winnings!

    September 24, 2012 at 1:26 pm

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