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Cure for the Monday Blues and New member Welcome

What a nice start to 2015 - 4 new members to greet! Welcome Ladies - lets hope 2015 will be even better than 2014 for all of you! 

Welcome to my little corner of blogland. Last year at this time I thought I would blog less than I did in 2013, but that has not happened. I am still thoroughly addicted to card making and I don't see it ending any time soon. It still thrills me to play in whatever challenge I feel drawn to - mostly getting inspired by their themes or pictures rather than sticking with a particular challenge that I always play in....I am still mainly CAS, although I sometimes experiment....but them always get back into CAS mode. So if you like that, stick around, that's how it going to be....

A warm welcome to (in the order of joining)
All those ladies have fabulous blogs - go and check them out and leave them some love - perhaps you want to tell them I sent you;)

Glad to have you with me! And here is your welcome picture:



It is by the artist and textile designer Lian Tianmiao. I took this picture last April in the Denver Art Museum. It reminds me about snow - just right for this time of the year. Hope you like it!


And her is my card for the day :


I needed a card for one of my son's friends - he is turning 13 as you can see. A male teenager card - that is a challenge in itself..... I really liked the colors in Taheera's Cure for the Monday Blues challenge and thought they are perfect for a teenager.... 
I just had ordered some Simon Says goodies - among which was the arrow die cut. I think it is quite versatile and I am already have several things in mind to make with it. I first thought I die cut the colored arrows on colored paper, but then I changed me mind - what a waste and I just colored them with Copics....


The sentiment is by CASual Fridays and the numbers are Memory Box  - had them forever, never used - and you know what that means  - it going into Darnell's NBUS challenge ( (Never before used schtuff)....
I did not want the holes in the numbers, so I painstakingly fiddled them back in and secured them with tape....
I am also linking up with Simon Says Wednesday challenge - Anything Goes
Seize the Birthday - Anything birthday, optional party
Stempelkueche - Alles Geht - anything goes



Never-Before-Used-Schtuff (Stamps, Dies, EFs, etc.)

Happy Saturday and happy stamping!

Comments

Vicki Dutcher said…
Perfect 13 card - hot colors and arrows -- yeah he's gonna love it! I sure do!
joy said…
This is so perfect for any teenager, Cornelia! I love the colors and your cool design.

Thank you for noticing that I had not linked my card to the Stamplorations challenge. I just rectified that. Thanks, also, for your sweet comments on my blog; always appreciated!!
Taheerah said…
So much great movement in this card, and those bright arrows are such a great, outside-the-box way to bring in the colours from the inspiration image! Thanks so much for playing to find a Cure For The Monday Blues!
What a great card, clean, colourful and fun! Hazel x
Hannelie said…
Love this... so cool and funky!
Thanks for playing at Seize the birthday !
Anita in France said…
How cool, Cornelia ... the vibrant colours with the neutral numbers and sentiment strips are fantastic ... so perfect for a 13 y/o boy! Anita :)
Jasleen Kaur said…
Your card looks so awesome, Cornelia . So apt for a teenager. Thank you so much for such a warm welcome, friend. That's a great photo you shared :)
Sarah G said…
A very cool card - perfect for a teenager! Love the arrows and the black sentiment strips. Thanks for the light box tip - I shall give it a go....doesn't look like I will get to take a photo in daylight anytime soon :)
Nancy said…
A super cool card! Love the graphic feel and perfect teenager card! Thanks for sharing your talents with us at Seize the Birthday!
cm said…
Your teenage boy card: perfect! And what a fabulous take on Taheerah's challenge, as well. You'll be dubbed 'super cool card-creator' when the birthday guy receives this! Awesome! Thank you for so much for asking about my dad. I shared a brief update on my Inkspirational post yesterday: sadly, he passed away on Dec. 30th, my parents' 56th Wedding Anniversary. Heavy heart...but visiting blogs - like yours, my friend, is offering such a boost to my spirits. I'll be staying with my mom for another two weeks...
Hugs~c
Darnell said…
This graphic card is right on for a 13yo guy, Cornelia! I love the bright colors and fabulous movement! Thank you so much for playing in my NBUS Challenge #3!! Hugs, Darnell
Vicki Dutcher said…
Congrats on Top 3 over at Cure for the Monday Blues!
Deepti said…
This is so cool!
jenn shurkus said…
perfect card for a 13 year old :) so bright and fun!!! thank you for playing a long with us at simon says stamp!
Kim Heggins said…
Wow...what an amazing birthday card for a 13 year old boy...fabulous!!!!
maria f. said…
Perfect teenie card and love the design! Our snow is gone. Now we are to fear gale force winds and rain. Ugh.
JoAnn said…
Great card for a teenager. Love the arrows. Thanks for sharing with us at Seize the Birthday.
Anonymous said…
Just beautiful! Thanks again for playing with us at the Stempelküche Challenge.
Jessa
Stempelomi said…
tolle Karte! Danke für deine Teilnahme an der Stempelküche-challenge und viel Glück! LG,Beate

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