Challenge 131 - Shiny & New ~

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

1/14/19 - I'm having some computer issues and hope to have the new post up by the end of the day....fingers crossed!!  :(


Welcome to Challenge No. 131

Happy New Year!!

2019, WOW right?! I hope you all had the best of holiday's, and seeing all of your amazing creations, I just know that all of the recipients of your Handmade Holiday Magic were truly appreciative of them.

Thank you so very much to all who joined ~
 You amaze and inspire me :)

~ Winner and Princess Dragonfly of

 Challenge No. 131 is:

~ MIMI ~

Congrats and Cheers Mimi!!  These sweet and gorgeous crackers really won my heart! Grab your Princess Badge from over on the right sidebar, and display it proudly, it is well deserved. Please email me at jeannie.thomas@yahoo.com to claim your prize.  You have until the end of this challenge (1/12) to claim it :)

~ On to Challenge No. 131... 

Shiny & New ~

New Year, new stamps, new anything!  Did you get something on your wishlist for Christmas, or just buy yourself something new like me?  I wanna see, so I can ooh and ahh!  Just let me know in your blog post what's new, ok?

Thanks so much for your input about the decision of going bi-weekly vs. monthly.  There was pretty much a split decision, so why not do both, right?

So here's what we'll do; bi-weekly except for April, July, November and December, which are sometimes the months that can be a bit more busy for some.  The full month challenges will for sure have a prize, but I may be feeling generous along the way and surprise you on the bi-weekly challenges every now and then too.....like this one because it's my BIRTHDAY...woot! woot!

By entering your Shiny & New creations in this challenge, you could see yourself winning a $10 AMAZON GIFT CARD and crowned as the next Princess Dragonfly!! 

I hope my Shiny & New examples here will inspire you to join.  As a side note to some of your nice comments; there is no "design team", it's just me :)


New Stamp Sets: Unity Stamps/Midnight Resolutions (background) and Hugs, Kisses & Birthday Wishes Sentiment Kit (main image).
Inside Message:  A toast to you and yours this New Year


New Digital:  Mo's Digital Pencil/Peace Love Hope



New double-sided plaid/houndstooth paper.
Digital Stamp Set: Hambo Stamps/Party Sheep
Inside Message:  Ewe are Special


New Stamp Set: Unity Stamps/Let's Get Slushed!
Inside Message:  Winter Cheer for a Happy New Year

This challenge is a short one, since we're getting back into the bi-weekly swing of things, so remember that this challenge will end on the 12th and the winner will be announced on Sunday, January 13th.

Thank You and I look forward to another year of creating with you :)

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.





3 comments :

Mimi said...

Oh Jeannie, thank you so very much for this incredible win, with so many stunning entries I certainly did not anticipate this. What a magical way to start 2019. Love and hugs Mimi xxxxxx

Carol Dee said...

Happy New year Jeannie. I love the cards for this challenge and the way you have photographed them! You are so talented. :) Now to get enough space cleared to actually get a card made!

Tammy said...

Adorable cards Jeannie, all so cute and I absolutely love that sweet owl image on your first card! Wishing you a Happy and Healthy New Year!
Hugs, Tammy

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