06 January 2012

new year ~ new goodies ~ new creations!

hiya chickies! wow ~ i finally got everything settled from a busy holiday season ~ and i'm back to getting scrappy happy! it was a fabulous year of creating in 2011 ~ and being inspired by each and everyone one of you! i'm so looking forward to gettin back to doin some more challenges again this year and playing with my goodies and doin a whole lotta creatin ~ especially with all the new scrappy goodies  my dh got me for christmas!  with that said ~ here's my 1st creation of the year! i used a sketch created by arlana over at 
sweet sketch wednesday. thanks arlana for the inspiration.
ah..just where i was be...'home'..juz chillaxin!
and yep...as promised...i'd post a few more pics of our family during christmas
here's our two daughter's ~ melody jr. and juanita
 this is our sil and our dd ~ gotta love our dd's expression
yepperz ~ that's the card i created!
 and here's my favorite pic ~ my dh
our friend had given dh that chef's hat for christmas
dh...does all the bbq'in at home here! what a perfect pressie!
i hope everyone has a wonderful week ~ and has lots of scrappin happy time to create!
i can't wait to see your goodies! luv ya'all!


Zoe Sanderson said...

Fabulous family pictures how great to have a chef in the family.

Your card is gorgeous, that flower on the ribbon just wonderful and the layout so clever. Looking forward to seeing more of your beautiful projects this year. You do know don't you that yours are the only 'cute' projects that I really admire! XOXO Zoe

The Stamper's Touch said...

I hear ya Melody, the holidays are nice but boy it's a relief when they're over. Love the pics of your family. And your card is outstanding, as always!! Thanks for joining us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.


Heide said...

I know what you mean...Just finished taking down the Christmas tree and now it is back to normal at my house.
Your card is just stunning. Your ribbon with the flower is super!
So glad you could join us at Sweet Sketch Wednesdays.
Hugs, Heide SSW-DT

mulberry station said...

Hi Melody, thanks for sharing your fun pics of your family. It is nice to get things back to normal. I really do miss my kids when they go home though. I am glad you had a nice Chirstmas and wish you the very best for 2012. Your card this week is stunning as always. What a wonderful DH to get you all those fun scrapping goodies. Thanks for joining us.
Nancy SSW-DT

Kathie said...

Hi girlfriend happy New Year looks like you had a wonderful Christmas. My decorations are down and packed away and all my family have returned to Australia their time with us went too quickly.......Love your card this week adore your wonderful colours and embellishments great card as usual. Thanks for sharing it with us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.
Kathie SSW-DT

Donna C said...

Beautiful card Mel !!!! Ohhhh , new goodies from DH !!! NICE ! Love his chef hat and all your family photos !!! Life is still trying to settle down here and I will send you a private message when I grab a minute to get breath ! Keep up with the creating and hope 2012 settles down to a dull roar , less traveling to the mainland and more campfires for you and Monte !

D :-)

Patti P. said...

Mel, this is one adorable card, love the scene you created and that gorgeous bow and flower with the lace just speaks to my heart. So glad to be cleaned up from all the holiday decorations....always makes me happy. Thanks for sharing more pics! Have a great week, and thanks for being so loyal to Sweet Sketch Wednesday.
hugs. Patti SSW/DT

Lynne in NI said...

Gorgeous card ... your DPs and ribbon are so pretty. Hope you enjoy playing with your new goodies!

Arlana said...

Oh Melody, I love that you shared your family pic with us. So fun to get lots of crafting goodies form our husbands. Love you beautiful cards as always. Such fun detail. HUGS Arlana@SSW!!!

debby4000 said...

Love your gorgeous cute card.

Jeannie said...

What a gorgeous card and a beautiful family too! Thanks for sharing and thanks so much for joining us this week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

Peace & Luv,

Mara... said...

Beautiful card!!! And what fun photos from the holidays, love the chef photo!