Thursday, January 3, 2013

New Year, New Dreams, New Books

Here we are in the year 2013.  With a new year usually comes new dreams, hopes, goals, and new books to read.  Here is a card with some of those thoughts in mind.

I used paper from My Mind's Eye for the card.  The lamp with books was cut from the Wall Decor and More cartridge.  I added a few little gems and a pretty sheer ribbon and bow to the card.  The sentiment is from a stamp set I found in the clearance bin at Hobby Lobby.  It is stamped on pretty oval mat that I cut  with a Spellbinders die.  And then I added another die cut mat to the sentiment.  

And then to finish the card I added key and lock brads to the sentiment.  The inspiration for the card began with a sketch.

This cute sketch is for the new challenge at Die Cuttin Divas.  And that is where I will be entering this card.  

Three Girl Jam Challenge   Anything Goes
Die Cuttin Divas   Sketch


  1. I'm an avid reader so I just adore this card!! It's absolutely beautiful!! Happy Friday :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  2. this is a gorgeous card, love the colours and all

  3. Wow, very nice card. Have never seen those books and lamp image before. Love your oval sentiment with the key and lock. Very cool. Glad you could join our sketch challenge at DCD this week. Come back again soon!

  4. This card is perfect for any teacher like me. : ) Thank you for trying my sketch this week at Die Cuttin' Diva. Hope you will join us again.

    Stay Creative,
    Carson's Creations

  5. Great card and wonderful colors. You have the best designs. TFS

  6. Hi Charlotte:) I'm coming over from My Sheri Crafts to check out your All Sports challenge project but will return to check out your project. This card is lovely and fab colors.


  7. So pretty...great cut...thanks for playing along with us at DCD!! Lee-Ann :)

  8. What a pretty card! Great colors! Thanks for joining us at DCD this week!

  9. This is so pretty. I love to read and this is a super card for readers. Thanks so much for joining in on the 3 Girl JAM "Anything Goes" challenge.

    Cheri - 3GJ DT