First Card of 2015

Well it's 2015. Can you believe it? 
It sounds so... Futuristic! 

As mentioned in my last post, last year royally sucked, so I 
am looking forward to what a new year and a fresh start brings. 

Usually I write a post where I look back at my projects from the past year (a lot of crafters do it) but 
I'm gonna hold off.. First off, it was a VERY slow year for me - 90-something posts compared to 
an average of about 200.... That was shocking. Secondly, half the year I was 
deeply depressed and under a lot of stress and creative juices were drained. It's almost like
looking back at those months reminds me of the dark times I was trying to work through 
and well, I'd rather look to the future! 

So.. Here' my first card of 2015: 

I made this card for our new challenge over at Naughty or Nice and the 
challenge is to use something new... I have a bunch of new products from 
Technique Tuesday that I can't wait to break open, so today I used
the dies from the January Memory Keepers Studio set. (Along with some
vintage stamps from There She Goes)

I want to show you the image BEFORE I added shading... I think it makes such 
a huge difference when I shade with Chalk Pencils... 

And here's AFTER: 

That's all for now... Thanks for stopping by and sticking with me through this
rocky year. 2015 I am SO ready for you!! 

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  1. AWWWWWW Your card is so SA-WEET and Precious!! I just love it.....what a beautiful coloring job too!!
    Your card made me happy....happy....happy!!!! (yes I am a big Duck Commander fan) (LOL)
    Happy New Year!!! Make it a Great One...You are off to a stunning start!! You made my day!!!
    YOU so ROCK!!

  2. Tobi this looks great! I love the depth the pencil adds to the Copics and the layout of this is great! Here's to a better and fabulous 2015 for you!!

    1. Thank you Jenn! I hope you have a great 2015 too!!

  3. Oh I love this Tobi. Love how you colored your pail and hearts. Beautiful. Happy new Year.

    1. Thank you Lisa. You are THE SWEETEST person to leave such nice comments! Happy New Year to you too!

  4. Wishing you a MUCH BETTER 2015, Tobi! So glad you added me to this fun team. What a sweet card to kick off 2015! Your colouring and sharing are awesome.


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