I am pre-posting this and when you read it it will be 2010! I am amazed at how quickly the last 10 years have gone by - it seems like just 3 or 4, not TEN!!!
I am looking forward to 2010 and all that the new year will bring.
It's Wednesday and that means it is time for 3 new challenges from 3 of the teams that I am privileged to design for. I am (more than likely) still on hiatus. Please see The Diedrich Dare for the new challenge there (the new year brings a prize each month!) and the Cuttlebug Challenge blog returns today with some NEW folders being released shortly at CHA - so be sure to see the inspiration there!
Wednesday is also Flutter By day and today it is the FIRST Flutter By Blog Hop. It's been in the works for awhile so I acutally made a card before the holiday hit as I didn't want to miss out on this. You can find the entire list on the NEW Flutter By Wednesday BLOG. If you are just visiting here, be sure to swing over there and get the links for the rest of the girls and see their cards for today.
Since I was on limited time (nothing new) and have been in purge and re-organize mode (definitely something new) I kept my card pretty Clean and Simple. Not a surprise really as it seems like ALL my creations for Flutter By Wednesday are CAS.
FTL 72 at the clean&simple blog. I used up some scraps in my scrap drawer for this. The theme is supposed to be new --- something I didn't remember to consider when I sat down to create. SOOOO, we'll just say that this is a NEW creation with some OLD supply. Yeah. That'll work!
I love the theme of NEW for our challenge this week. It brings to mind the verse from 2 Corinthians, chapter 5, verse 17
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!
It always seems like such a letdown after Christmas is over, the gifts are unwrapped and the decorations are put away. We must remember the everlasting gift that we each received so long ago. It was the moment that ultimately leads to our HOPE and PEACE and JOY. The end of the holiday has no power to lead me into sadness since I know that Jesus has the power to create a NEW me. A better me. It's kind of a cliche' saying but it's a great one because it rings so true: He isn't finished with me yet. Thank you Jesus for that!
Have a beautiful day and may you feel God's arms wrapped around you today!