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Jan 8, 2022

I Found The One.....

Hello and welcome!

Hope you are staying warm wherever you are! We've had a frigid week here which included high winds too and prompted some school cancelations, but it's typical for our area here in the Midwest to get this type of weather during January and February, and that always makes me look forward to spring even more!! Still at least 2 months to go though....but we all know how time flies!

Speaking of time, it's time for a new theme at Allsorts challenge and as promised the winner of my Year in Review post is also revealed today towards the of the post. At Allsorts Pauline is hosting this week and she picked the theme of "Use Something New" but with an "Anything Goes" option too, so feel free to link up all your new crafty makes for a chance to win. This week our prize comes from Helping Hands Craft who kindly donated a £15 store voucher.

Before I get to the card, I do want to mention that we are having a Design Team call at Allsorts. So if you like to join our wonderful little team, do read the details on the challenge blog's side bar!

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And here is what I made:

More new goodies I've recently purchased, these are all by Penny Black and I couldn't resist. The image is from the set Love and Happiness, the sentiment from the set Dream Love Sentiments and finally the die named Berries

Both the image set and sentiment set are marked down and part of the Clearance Sale at and still available as I type this.

You can check out more of their sale here or click on the logo below. 

I colored with Zig Clean Color markers and a Zig Detailer watercolor brush, then fussy cut with my Cutterbee scissors. 

The dotted papers are from my stash, very old from Stampin Up. I used two of the die cuts here, I cut them apart  before adding to the card to make them more versatile.

The sentiment from the set Dream Love Sentiments has been stamped using Versafine Onyx ink. I used my old Stampin Up paper piercing tool for some more interest. 

Penny Black Love and Happiness //  Penny Black Dream Love Sentiments // Penny Black Berries die // Zig Clean Color markers // Zig Detailer brush // Cutterbee scissors

Time to announce the winner of the Gift Code for 2 digital stamps from  Rachelle Anne Miller (*not sponsored by RAM)
Although the post received plenty of views, there weren't too many comments, but thank you all for visiting the Year in Review post and a huge thank you to those of you joining me as co-hosts! It's always so nice to see what others' favorite creations were and I truly enjoyed visiting your blogs!  I do plan on having a similar hop again next year, so be on the look out next November for a sign up if you'd like to take part as a co-host :-)

The winner is.................

No. 4 - Marjeta

Congratulations! Please leave a comment on this post and email me (ellibellescorner at gmail dot com) by Friday January 14th to claim your prize!

Thank you so much for visiting and hope to see you joining in at Allsorts challenge too!

I will also link up here:
Penny Black Saturday Challenge - Something New // River of Creativity - AG //  Colour Crazy Challenge - Coloring // Crafty Catz - CAS // C.R.A.F.T. - New // Craft Rocket Challenges - use dies // Creative Knockouts - Celebrations (I chose Valentines) // Krafty Chicks - Stamp Act // TIME OUT Challenges - New // Simon Says Stamp - Something New // Paper Minutes - Cheers // Passion For Markers Challenge - January Blues // A Place To Start - AG // Crafting Happiness Challenges - AG // Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - Something New

 Always AG and Link Parties:

Dare to Share // Sunday Showcase - First Sunday with Ada and Mireille  //  Inspire Me Monday //  Link Up Potpourri //  Random-osity Good, Random, Fun // You're The Star Blog Hop Link Party @Stonecottage Adventures // Anything Goes with Your Hosts @ My Random Musings // Jenerally Informed The Happy Now // Spread the Kindness Linkup @ Shelbee on the Edge //  Thursday Favorite Things // Little Things Thursday // Encouraging Heart and Home @ Slices of Life // 


  1. What a lovely card you've made Ellie. It's just so cute and beautifully coloured with your Zigs.

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

  2. Adorable card, lovely and pretty colours too.
    Brr.. Not so cold here, but the days are still so short, waiting the spring too.

  3. An adorable card Ellie answer suitable for so many occasions where a touch of romance is needed.

    I am totally with you on the weather and like you don't like winter, we've had a few frosts but in the main rain, rain and more rain.

    B x

  4. Beautiful card and love the stamps and great sentiment-absolutely freezing here!
    Carol x

  5. Thank you for sharing your beautiful card at Paperminutes. The image ist so cute.
    Heike DT

  6. What an adorable card Ellie - love the die cuts and the fabulous soft colours you have used.
    Stay safe

  7. Gorgeous card
    Thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge Blog challenge. Good luck Ginny DT for
    CRAFT Challenge Blog
    My Blog As I do Rodos

  8. Your card is just adorable Ellie. We had our first fall of snow on Friday, thankfully it was gone by Saturday! Hate the stuff!!

  9. Who wouldn't be able to resist buying these sweet and adorable stamps? They are so lovely and your card is gorgeous too. I love the delicate way you have coloured the images and the pretty die cut details too.

  10. The stamps are lovely and such a sweet card Ellie, xxx

  11. What a pretty card!

  12. Hi Ellibelle,
    A lovely card and different, love the colours.
    Thank you for sharing your card crafting skills with us at CRAFT challenge-theme being New. Https://
    I look forward to seeing many more of your challenges.
    With kind regards
    Sue CRAFT DT

  13. Just adorable and with such a special sentiment. Thanks for joining us at Krafty Chicks!

  14. This card is so so cute, I love all the details, especially the white die cuts and beautiful dotty paper. Please note next time that to be considered for winning our challenge or prizes we only allow 5 combined challenges, one of them being ours. You can check out the rules from our sidebar in the challenge. Thank you for joining us at Time Out!

  15. I can see why you couldn't resist, an adorable image and your detailed layout is wonderful.

  16. Beautiful! thank you for participating in the corrosive challenge!

  17. What a super cute card Ellie. The image is so sweet and your colouring is perfect. Thank you for sharing with us at Passion for Markers and good luck in the prize draw. Hugs, Denise x

  18. a lovely card and I like your new berry die, thank you for sharing at Crafty Catz challenge, Tilly

  19. Hi Ellie, your image so super cute and the card is just adorable! Love it! Those berries are fabulous as well!
    Thanks for joining in with us at Colour Crazy Craft Challenge this time and look forward to seeing you again! Sarah GDT Colour Craft Challenge

  20. soo pretty! Thank you for you joining us at Corrosive challenge.
    DT. Blanca Ramírez

  21. This is so very cute. Thanks so much for playing along at Time Out.

  22. This is a really adorable card. That image is just so sweet.

  23. Lovely presentation! Nice Colors!

    Thanks, for creating with us at A Place To Start!
    Chana Malkah,
    A Place To Start, Owner
    613 Avenue Create, Owner
    Redora Lee Designs , My Blog
    Shopping Our Stash, DT

  24. Great image and project. Nice work. Thank you for sharing with us over here at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Annette DT / Admin / Registered Owner for

  25. Beautiful creation! Thank you for sharing with us over at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.
    ~ Sherry DT/Admin xx

  26. That's a cute card! Wonderfully made!

  27. This made my heart smile Ellie!
    So glad you have shared this with us at 613 Avenue Create.
    Please come back again!
    The best of luck with your entry.
    Jackie, DT member at 613 xx

  28. Just perfect for the Challenge!
    Great project!
    Fabulous that you have shared this with us here at Colour Crazy.
    Good luck and we hope you will come back again! Jackie DT Member xxx

  29. I am so looking forward to spring too! Another beautiful design, very cute! :) #MMBC

  30. Anonymous14:16

    So sweet and adorable!


  31. Very sweet card, thank you for joining us at River of Creativity. xx

  32. Such a sweet card. I love the sentiment.

  33. Oh my, what a delightfully romatic card.
    Thank you so much for entering our challenge this week at CRAFT Challenge, looking forward to see you again next challenge.
    Hugs Sheryl xx CRAFT DT

  34. Gorgeous card Ellibelle - love those little bears!
    Thanks so much for joining us for our Little Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge #173 sponsored by All Dressed Up Stamps.
    We hope to see you again soon,
    Lou DT xo
    JemLou Productions

  35. I love this card a perfect celebration card.
    Thank you for entering our Anything Goes Challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.
    Hugs Sheryl xx

  36. Lovely card with beautiful sentiment. Bears are so cute and I love color combo. Thanks for sharing with us at 613 Avenue Create. DT Vesna

  37. Sweet card! Thank you so much sharing at Crafting Happiness Challenges.
    Blog, Pause Dream Enjoy
    Owner & Design Team, Crafting Happiness Challenges, Anything Goes
    Design Team, Let’s Craft & Create
    Design Team, Christmas Crafts All Year Round

  38. So much yummy detail! I love the depth and texture. Great perspective, too! Thanks so much for sharing with us at 613 Avenue Create!
    Chana Malkah, Owner

  39. Congratulations! You were selected as a TOP ROCKER at 613 Avenue Create for the week of January 9-15, 2022! Thanks for inspiring us! Please stop by our blog and grab your Top Rocker Badge!

    The Design Team @613 Avenue Create

  40. What a cute card to ring in the new year! Love your design-perfect for 2022! Thanks for sharing with us at Penny Black Saturday Challenge! ♥ Sue Kment

  41. Gorgeous card - what an adorable teddy image!
    Helen x


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