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Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Next Chapter, with Coffee of Course! ;)

Coffee of the Day - Caramel Nut Fudge

A most happy day to all of you!

I am quite the sucker for any and all book and coffee related images. so when I saw this cute digi over at Simply Betty's a while back, there was no resisting! the problem I have when drinking coffee or tea while reading is that I get so consumed with my book that the drink goes quite cold! ;) does that happen to any of you?


the wonderful sentiment I added comes from Create with TLC.  I really feel this way about 2016. I am trying to change attitudes and so many other things that need adjusting about myself. it's time for a new chapter! I am going to embrace the woman God created me to be. I am not going to let other people steal my joy. I am going to let bitterness and old resentments go. I am going to have confidence in who I am (or at least work on it! grins!) I am going to ignore the nay-sayers, but listen to constructive criticism in an effort to better myself. I will strive to LEARN so that I may grow ever stronger. I will treasure who I am and my unique-ness. :)

I just couldn't resist pairing these 2 digis together! I hope you like the results as much as I do. :)

paper is from the Basic Grey Herbs & Honey collection, flowers are by Wild Orchid Crafts, little dew drop skittles are by Double Click skittles, and gorgeous lace is vintage.

I'll see you tomorrow! have a fabulous day and thanks so much for stopping by! :)

Challenges:
Come and Get It - something new (sentiment digi, pink flowers, & skittles)
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Crafty Boots - something old (paper, SU! punch for sentiment, & lace), something new (sentiment digi, pink flowers, & skittles)
Love to Scrap - new beginnings
Sweet Stampin' - something new (sentiment digi, pink flowers, & skittles)
City Crafter - say hello, wave goodbye
WAW - anything encouraging goes

14 comments:

Bad Kitty said...

very nice card
have a nice day
hugs
Bad Kitty's Craftroom
>^.^<

Paulette Creates said...

You go girl~! You raised three wonderful young me.....whenever you find you are losing confidence in who you are....just think what you would tell them if they were feeling that way.
Paulette

Robin said...

Wonderful card! My drinks get cold too...you are not alone. Best wishes for you to make your changes...I'm trying too. Thanks for playing along with us at LTSCB and good luck. Hugs, Robin

Stella said...

My coffee is always getting cold when I am making cards :) Your card has a personal touch and your goals for 2016 are impressive. A beautiful take on our theme. Thanks so much for joining us this week at CCCB!

Chris said...

Cute image, lovely LO and design. Thanks for sharing your beautiful card with us at Sweet stampin' this week.
Chris
x

Jody Stacy said...

People are going to try and break you down because they are jealous and don't want to see you succeed. Keep doing what you're doing, and don't let what others tell you or what you hear break you down. Stay strong and you will succeed!!!

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Love your post, so much of it rings true to me! I am in LOVE with the New chapter, is that a stamp? Great image too! Carri~Abusybee
Skittles!

Lisette Baker said...

Great card, love all the florals and how they complement each other and the image.

Ros Crawford said...

What a great card! Thanks so much for playing along at CCCB!!

Dwie lewe rączki said...

Great card! Hope you'll have a wonderful year. Thank you for joining our challenge at Coma and Get It.
Hugs, Iwona
DT

Mrs A. said...

I don't think I ever get to drink a mug of coffee or tea whilst it is still hot. It sits on my desk forgotten as I get engrossed with what I'm doing. Your card is lovely and I like your idea behind the sentiment. I hope it works for you. Thanklyou for sharing with us at Crafting From The Heart. Hugs ValeryAnne D.T.

Dawn Lancaster said...

Lovely card Jennifer & yes, I often have hot drinks when they are completely cold! Lol! I just zone in & time escapes me! lol
Hugs
Dawn xx

Dee's Craft Room said...

Fab card, cute image and great layout Jennifer. Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.

Dionne

PS Good luck with the new you.

Mary Smith said...

I just happened to pop by your blog. And found your card so very nice. Thanks for sharing your design.

:) Smiles, Mary