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Monday, 12 January 2015

New challenge for 2015 - Buy it Try it Mondays

BiTi is going weekly!  I haven't yet learned how to add a linky tool, but that will come soon :-)  The idea is that you take something 'new' and use it to make ...... well, anything: a card, a layout, a decorated object and so forth.  For the purposes of this challenge, 'new' means anything bought (or gifted) during the previous four weeks.

Here is mine for this week:

It is a simple card, but having chosen the Nestie die to work with, I was a bit stuck for ideas.  The die is actually wider than I had realised, almost the full width of the card blank, so my original plan of putting it onto a panel wasn't as easy as I had thought.  So I have made an interrupted frame to connect both the butterfly and sentiment dies, then added a few flowers from the same Nestie set.  The sentiment is also new, it's a Poppystamps die.

Since this is my first post for this year - Happy New Year! - I had better mention resolutions ..... my word for 2015 is MORE. 
MORE using stash
MORE blogging
MORE entering challenges
MORE new techniques

not forgetting of course ....
MORE weight to be lost
MORE using money wisely LOL

I think the first four might be easier than the last two.......:-)


  1. Your resolutions sound much like mine! HNY and good luck

  2. Great challenge idea- love your card x

  3. Oh I love the interrupted frame it looks very intentional rather than your explanation than the die was wider than you thought!