Thursday, 3 January 2013

Happy New Year with Best Wishes for 2013

A very  'Happy New Year' to you all.  I hope you enjoyed the festive period.................its hard to believe this is  already the 3rd January.

As usual we had a lovely time, however, my poor mum, whom you all know as Rita of RMG Creations, came down with flu on Christmas Eve, whilst staying with my sister in West Lothian. Today was the first I had seen her as she has been so poorly and did not wish anyone else to catch this horrible virus. We had a nice afternoon and I am so glad that her health is improving. I received the most fabulous makes from my  wonderful crafty mum and other  fabulous blog friends, which I shall share with you tomorrow. 

Meanwhile this is a little memo pad, which I made as a gift for a friend at New Year. I used Sizix TH Matchbook Set die and some SB dies. The flowers were made using  the TH tattered florals  die on card, which I stamped with script and then blended with DI's. Once the flowers were dry I sprayed them with Perfect pearls Mist in  Heirloom Gold

As you know I love Butterfly's and after inking with DI's I added some pearls from my stash. 

Thank You so much for continuing to follow me and for the lovely comments and encouragement you have given me since I started blogging in March 2012. You are all so inspiring.

Crafty Hugs and Best Wishes to you all in 2013 xxx

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  1. Happy New Year Annie, lovely make and I hope that your mum is feeling better. Kim

  2. Goodness, those flowers are just beautiful, Annie - a gorgeous make altogether!

    I'm so sorry to hear your mum's not been well - if it's anything like what I've had, it is awful, so I do wish her all the best for a smooth and speedy recovery. It feels like one that's going to linger if you're not careful... Hope everyone else steers clear of it.
    Alison x

  3. Sorry your Mum has been poorly, I hope she is soon fully recovered. Your memo box is gorgeous! Your friend must have loved it! Happy New Year to you and your family xx

  4. Loving your beautiful creation Annie, I never realised that Rita was your her creations as well. Enjoy the weekend, Annette x

  5. Anonymous1/04/2013

    Happy New Year Annie
    Here's to it being kind to you and yours and I tell you, I cannot wait to see what other creations you will have in store for us.
    Oh your poor Mum, I had read that she had been poorly.
    This is a beautiful gift and so practical and that little butterfly perched on top is a gorgeous touch.

  6. Annie...your box is lovely. Those butterflies and dimensional flower are gorgeous! Love it! Thanks for the sweet comment you posted on my blog as well! You're always so sweet and I really appreciate your stopping by and leaving your thoughts. Happy 2013! <3 Candy

  7. Happy 2013! Love your pad holder and all the dimension.

  8. Best wishes and a very speedy recovery to your mother Annie and thank you so much for sharing this ever creative Memo box.
    Happy New year and hugs to you,
    Lisa xx

  9. Hi Annie, your little memo pad is stunning, the flower is gorgeous and the butterfly (my most favourite creature in the world) is just beautiful. A truly lovely gift to receive.

    I have been thinking non stop about your Mum and if wishing could make her better she would be better by now! So glad that she was improved when you saw her and that she was able to blog today too. Take care and I look forward to another wonderful year of craftiness from you. Hugs, Anne x

  10. Oh I hope you Mom is doing much better now! This is a gorgeous box and I so love the butterflies and flowers! Happy New Year!

  11. Anonymous1/04/2013

    Beautiful gift Annie, the flowers are stunning ! I do hope your Mum is feeling alot better now, the virus that's been doing the rounds is quite nasty. I'm still struggling to get my voice to work properly after 3 weeks ! I shall be hitting the pavement too as I have most definitely over indulged !
    Sue C

  12. Love your little memo box Annie - that lid is stunning! Gorgeously embellished. I hope that your Mum is much better very soon. Happy New Year to you and yours. Nicola x

  13. So sorry Rita has been so poorly. Will pop over to her blog next. Glad to see you've had a little time to craft. Must say this is a wonderful make and I adore those flowers. Beautifully stamped/distressed. Hope the New Year is your best yet. Hugs, Jenny x

  14. So sorry Rita has been so poorly. Will pop over to her blog next. Glad to see you've had a little time to craft. Must say this is a wonderful make and I adore those flowers. Beautifully stamped/distressed. Hope the New Year is your best yet. Hugs, Jenny x

  15. Fabulous memo box Annie, I like the flowers and the butterfly, Happy New Year, I hope Rita will be better soon.
    Kevin xx

  16. Happy New Year to you too! That is may be a inspirational and creative year! So sorry to hear about your mom, gladly she is improving now.
    Love your memo pad! It's stunning! Hugs, Sandra

  17. What? Rita is your Mommy??? How did I miss that? No wonder I love you both! Happy new year my friend!

  18. Fabulous memo pad Annie! The sparkly mist looks lovely on the flowers. I hope you Mum gets better soon! best wishes for the New Year xxx

  19. Beautiful gift! Love the topper... it's sensational!


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