Monday, January 6, 2014

A Brand New Year

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My goodness.  2014.  The years do fly by, don’t they?! 

I thought I’d jump into the new year by sharing a few things I’ve been working on in the rare quiet holiday hours since we last talked…

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Did you make any resolutions for the new year?

I didn’t, really—except the promise to myself to take more time out for creating this year—I’m finding I really need it!

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Here’s my first page in my brand new journal for my brand new year—a beautiful vintage calendar remade for January 2014—just perfect for the vintage girl in me!   {thank-you, Crafty Secrets!}

And a layout I’ve been thinking of doing for a long time finally found it’s way onto paper…

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Since the pages explain it all, I won’t make you read it twice!

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I’m all about feeling connected—to my past, present and future.  Always have been.  Always will be…….

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…but I have to admit to feeling a little “unconnected” to those fabulous 1970’s hairstyles!

Here’s wishing you a very happy and very creative year!

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I’m joining up today with one of my favorite companies—Crafty Secrets—for their monthly challenge:  2014 Calendar Challenge.

Please take a minute and visit the ladies on the Crafty Secrets’ Design Team to see what they’ve created for the challenge today—you will be very inspired for your new year of creativity, I promise!

Kathy Clement

Vicki Chrisman

Michele Kovack

Darlene Pavlick

Kathy Clement

Elizabeth Lincoln

Cherry Nelson

See you soon with something new…

Julie

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{Free vintage calendar download courtesy of Crafty Secrets.}