Welcome back for the third and last day of sneak peeks for the May release for Newton's Nook Designs. Today Jen's sharing a mini set perfect for all kinds of occasions, from birthdays to anniversaries to New Years celebrations, even for pocket pages of visiting wineries or going wine tasting! Introducing: ' Years for Cheers':
First I decide to make a card for my hubby for our next anniversary:
(my hubby prefers simple elegant cards so I didn't embellish beyond this, even though inside I was screaming to add glitter and rhinestones, LOL! I hoe the little silver bow from Michaels $1 bin wasn't too much for a man!).
I have a confession - as hard as I try, I usually end up having a few holiday cards that just don't make it to the mail in time - we are a military family and we move a lot, our friends move a lot, and trying to keep up with all the address changes can be daunting. So I always make a few 'Happy New Years!' cards for folks whose addresses I don't learn of in time. This set is perfect for that:
Since this one wasn't for hubby I decide to go a little flirty with pink and gold accents. I sliced up some strips from this cool golf foil vellum from a DCWV stack that I LOVE and tacked it down onto some Blushing Bride cardstock (looks like embossing, doesn't it?) and stamped the numbers individually and punched them with a 1/2" punch (they fit perfectly!) and matted them in black with a 3/4" punch. So, one down, a few more to go... the trick now is not to misplace it before December so I will have it when I need it (though I could always pop off the '6' and add a '7' in its place for the following year if I had to, right?). So, which care was your favorite?
Would you like to win 'Years for Cheers'?
This set will be given away to ONE lucky winner!!
Here's how to win:
Comment on the NND blog and Design Team and Guest blogs (see list below)! The winner will be chosen at random from the collective blogs' release posts. Make sure you check out each of their blogs and comment for your chance to win. You will not know which blog has been chosen so the more you comment on the better your chances are of winning! You have until Thursday, May 14th at 9 pm CDT to comment -- the winner will be announced on the blog post on Friday, May 15th. Check out all these awesome Design Team & Guest Blogs below to enter:
Jess is next on the NND May Release hop, I am sure she has created something spectacular for you to see - Enjoy! Thanks for stopping by!
~ Crafty Math Chick
Love both cards! Making a New Year's card is such a great idea! I tend to forget to make cards for this holiday since Christmas card-making is so demanding. But that's a good idea to make a few throughout the year. TFS!
The pink and gold showcased nicely!
Both cards are very beautiful, especially the first, I'm sure your husband is going to love it!
Beautiful cards and creative use of the stamps!
Love the color choices.
Black and white is always a show-stopper. The pink and black work well together also.
thanks for sharing two great cards.
The pink and gold look nice together...who knew?
Wonderful cards...I like how you used the line image for each of your cards.
Both great cards. Love the pink and gold together. And yes they do look like embossed chevrons.
What a cute anniversary card idea!
Very elegant cards, the first one is gorgeous, and I am just drooling over the colors you chose for the second one, pink and gold combo is excellent!
Very pretty and elegant!
Great cards! Love the gray in the first....such a simple touch that adds lovely elegance ♥
Awesome job. Great job on your card it is so cute.
This is great! The first card is so elegant and I LOVE the idea of doing a new years card! I often say I should send new years cards because my christmas ones are late - LOL!
I'm really liking the silver, I always go to gold!
Aw!! The anniversary card for your husband is so awesome! I love how you personalized it for him, a.k.a. held back on embellishing! Ha ha ha! And your New Year's card is so fun! I love the pink and gold!
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