HAPPY NEW YEAR chickies ~ and happy scrappin friday! first off, i'd like to thank all you chickies who have followed my blog this past year and left such wonderful compliments ~ THANK YOU! i'm looking forward to another scrappin happy bloggin year with ya and can't wait to get visiting your blogs and seeing your creations! 2nd ~ i've got some kewl news ~ i got invited to be on the DT over at Something Completely Different ! i'm so stoked! thankx! i love doing the challenges there ~ it always get ya thinkin outside the box ~ the ladies are fabulous ~ and it's a great place to get inspiration! check it out chickies ~ and i do hope you join in! so, without further adu ~ the challenge this week at SCD is GOTHIC ARCHES with the theme *new year*. now those are so kewl to make ~ and to be honest i've never done them before ~ so it was an awesome challenge for me! for my arche ~ i placed some sticker numbers on the pp ~ then sponged the background ~ stamped-embossed the gold design around the edges ~ removed the sticker numbers ~ and embellished it with ribbon, bling and rubons... for a final touch i stamped, inked and handcut the butterflies. well, that's my goodie for today ~ hope you all have a great day and get in lots of scrappin happy time!