Tuesday, January 1, 2013

donnybrook: noun

free-for-all, brawl
interesting tid bit:
The Donnybrook Fair was an annual event held in Donnybrook—then a suburb of Dublin, Ireland—from the 13th to the 19th centuries. The fair was legendary for the vast quantities of liquor consumed there, for the number of hasty marriages performed during the week following it, and, most of all, for the frequent brawls that erupted throughout it. Eventually, the fair's reputation for tumult was its undoing. From the 1790s on there were campaigns against the drunken brawl the fair had become. The event was abolished in 1855, but not before its name had become a generic term for a free-for-all.
Welcome to MMXIII or 2013
I love this Roman Numeral convertor :)
It's time for our new challenge over at Take it on Tuesday where you can create any project that you like as long as it fits the particular challenge requirements,
and this time we are using our New Stash!!

Crafty-emblies is our sponsor for January and will be offering our lucky winner a £10 on line store voucher.
( and a currency convertor for anyone that needs it )

 How fun, right? Get out those Christmas pressies and play along with us!
I bought myself 2 presents this year, one haul came from Ranger ( stickles and distress stains ) and the other from Faber Castell ( art crayons, gelatos, water color pencils )

New Stash used:
 Faber Castell metallic gold gelato, Green Olive 167, metallic Silver pen 251, metallic Gold pen 250, White 101, PITT artist pens, and Ranger's Black Soot Distress Stain
also entering this in:
Pause Dream Enjoy #52 Anything Goes
Was hoping to get an angle to show all the shimmer and shine it has with the metallic gellatos, pens, and wet embossing.
other products:
Faber Castell Art Grip Aquarelle pencils, black PITT pens,
Fiskars Bamboo texture plate
Ranger - Distress Markers, Picket Fence, and Antique Linen
Big Shot
Cricut - French Manor cartridge, p. 31
red pen,embossing powder,gold cord,hat, holly stickers - from misc. stash
Me and My Big Ideas - gems ( holly embellishment )
Stambilities - silver ink
K and Co. - pearl ( for center of clock hands )
Helmars - Liquid Scrap Dots ( to lift the hands and ears up )
Do you get the occassional Christmas card when you didn't send them one? I got 2 this year so I am sending New Years Eve cards out to them. Works doesn't it? Hope so anyway, I always feel bad that someone sent me a card and I didn't send them one. Guilt is a wonderful thing. lol Usually I don't send out New Years Eve cards but I also have 3 thank you cards to send out too, so I emcompassed them all into a New Year Eve's card making marathon. 
They are all variations of the card above. That one is going into the Art MoB for sale :)


Redanne said...

Hi Sandee, I don't think you are on your own with the cards. I get one every year from a friend who moved 10 years ago and has never enclosed her new address! Now that is guilt! Hope you had a wonderful Christmas and that New Year brings you all you wish for at Art MoB - you so deserve it! Thank you for being a wonderful blog friend and long may it continue. Hugs, Anne x

Francesca said...

Happy New Year Sandee, I think your card is fab love the sentiment. hugs Francesca

Mary Pat Siehl said...

Your new stash looks fun! What a cute card! Happy new year!

Pat N. said...

Love your New Year's baby! That Fiskars bamboo texture plate looks interesting too. Happy New Year, Sandee.

My name is Cindy said...

Oh, there are always one or two that get left off th list for one reason or another (or that discover fully addressed on a shelf - oh well there's always next year!!)

Cute little card, and Happy MMXIII to you too!!

Meggymay said...

Fantastic New Year card, the image is so cute. You are not alone in getting unexpected cards.
Very best wishes for the coming year.
Yvonne xx

The Scrapbook Lady UK said...

lol! I promise that is the last Gary Barlow post! Until I finish the calendar... and the layouts... and the minibook... oh dear..... Happy 2013 (you made me laugh!) jenxxx

Mrs.B said...

Hi Sandee, this is a great card, and I love the sentiment.
I know what you mean about the extra cards, really makes you feel guilty!
Best Wishes for 2013.
Avril xx

Cathy L. Calamas said...

Such a cute card and great sentiment!
I love your word of the day idea, too.

Katie said...

I love this card and the sentiment!

I didn't send out any cards this year. I wrote them all out, addressed them all, and then the store was always out of stamps! Then I left for NY and forgot to bring them with me, I just got back to Chicago. I may just send them out now anyway :)

Words and Pictures said...

Love the altered sentiment - who needs perfection anyway?! Love the doodling on the clock hands too... fabulous!
Alison x

zandra said...

Great image, Happy New Year!
Hugz, Z