Thursday, 27 October 2016

hot chocolate

Some news I need to share with you all.
Today our little grand daughter was born
by C-Section, Sofia Maria, healthy and
weighed in at 9lb 2 and 51cm long, and I just 
can't wait to see her soon. 
All went well.


"willow with hot chocolate
is the name of this lovely image 

My GDT box card has this image
and a few other goodies added.
She was coloured in with
copic markers, a few
dies added plus a

More fabulous DT cards can be viewed at the
and our current challenge is here 

There is also a GDT call out if you are interested 
the details can be found here


Linda Simpson said...

This is fabulous Annie, I love this cute image. The card design is wonderful and love the embellishments.
Linda xxx

MagsB said...

What a fab box card, Annie! I have that image, she looks so snug and warm cradling her mug of chocolate, doesn't she? I love the branch of pink flowers, too. Gorgeous work!!

love Mags B x

Rainey's Craft Room said...

A beautiful card-in-a-box Annie, I love the die cuts you have used with the sweet image.

Valerie-Jael said...

Gorgeous card and image - I'm just drinking hot frothy coffee with choccie sprinkles! Hugs, Valerie

Veerle said...

Love your card and pop up box Annie.
Hugs Veerle x

Sue's Crafty Corner said...

A fantastic box card Annie, I love this image.

Sue xx

Natalia Smith said...

What a gorgeous image Annie and a fabulous box, lovely sentiment x

brenda said...

What super colours and a great image and box card.

B x

Lisa said...

Wow, Annie, this is stunning!! I love the box design and the details you added!! The image is so gorgeous!! Love this!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

A Mermaid's Crafts

Stamps and Paper said...

COngratulations Annie and what a lovely name for your granddaughter...
Beutiful card too


Olga Fink said...

Annie congratulations for your new grand-daughter! such a beautiful name! you know Sofia in Greek means Wisdom, I wish her all the best in life! I hope you get to see her very soon!
Your pop up box card is gorgeous and I love the sentiment!
xoxo Olga

Donna Ellis said...

CONGRATULATIONS, Gran'ma Annie! Wonderful news, and I am looking forward to seeing the proud Grandma photos upon your return! I am sure that the Elizabeth Bell group will miss your beautiful, intricate, colorful designs! This little pop up box is darling! Have a great day feeling happy about your little granddaughter! Glad mother and child are doing well. hugs, de

Mrs.B said...

Congratulations on the Birth of you Grand daughter, Best Wishes to All the Family.
Gorgeous box Annie, image looks so pretty sitting among all those sweet embellishments.
Hugs, Avril xx

Tinka's paper wonderlland said...

Yeeeeyyyyy!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!! I'm so happy for you, what a great name for a baby girl!!!
Beautiful box Annie, love the hot pink and the shape!!
♥Hugs Valentina♥

chrissie said...

Wonderful news Annie you must be so excited. Beautiful name.

Love the box and the pretty colours

Love Chrissie xx

Aunty Sue said...

fab newsand congrats to the whole family. fab box card

Sandra H said...

Your creation Annie is absolutely gorgeous you have so much talent and we are lucky that you share it with us bloggers thank you!

Gaby Dierx said...

Fab box card!!!
Hugsss, Gaby

Paper Creations by Shirley said...

Gorgeous gift box, what an amazing project. A big congratulations on the arrival of your granddaughter, how wonderful ! We love having granddaughters :) xxx

*Vicki* said...

Well first I must congratulate you on your brand new bundle of grand-baby!! :) What wonderful news!! :) Your creation is nothing short of amazing and I have really enjoyed your beautiful work with these images!! HUGS :)

Barb said...

Huge Congratulations to you Grannie Annie. I bet you're over the moon. Your box card is outstanding. I love the pretty little girl and the lovliest sentiment. It really is a beauty. Barbxx

Ans Gilbert said...

Hi Annie,
so happy for you..congrats with your precious grand daughter,
you made such a sweet card,

Karin van eijk said...

beautiful box card Annie
Gr Karin

Glennis said...

Congratulations for your new granddaughter, I love the name.

Such a pretty card today too

Chrissy said...

Congratulations Annie on your new glad all went well..
Love your pop up box card..fabulous.


Laine said...

This is fabulous news Annie. A lovely new Granddaughter. So many congratulations to you and your family. Sweet card and lovely image.

Mrs A. said...

Congratulations on your news Annie. I hope you get to have a cuddle soon. Love your box oozing of pink goodness. Hugs Mrs A.

Brenda's Card Corner said...

Congratulations on your new granddaughter! Glad all went well! Stunning box card! Beautiful image and I love all the added goodies!


scrAPpamondo said...

Adorable box card, my friend! So sweet and beautifully designed!

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Congrats on your news. Gorgeous card, lovely image x

cotnob said...

A pretty card Annie, a fabulous design.
Congratulations on your wonderful news, I hope Mum and Baby are doing well.

Bad Kitty (Fiki) said...

congratulations Anie!
she have very nice name.
your card is amazing!
love it all!

pam said...

Congratulations Annie, such a beautiful name and wow she was big! hope Mum and Baby are doing well.
Beautiful pop up box card, gorgeous image and embellishments.
Pam x

Carol S. said...

Congratulations Grandma!! Love the names and she was a good size. Gorgeous card and brilliant design. Hugs, Carol

Meggymay said...

Congratulations Annie and to the happy parents, on the safe arrival of your grand daughter, she has a lovely name.
Its a beautiful card as well.
Yvonne xx

crafty-stamper said...

congratulations on your grandaughter and beautiful name and what a weight!beautiful box card but sorry your news overshadowed your card lol
Carol x

McCrafty's Cards said...

Congratulations Granny Annie, enjoy your trip. beautiful box card I love this image and the orchids
Kevin xx

Berina RGA said...

Congratulations Annie!! So happy for you!! My hearty wishes for the baby and her mother!! Love this card!!

Elborgi said...

Fabulous box card!

Debra K. said...

Congratulations Annie and to her mummy and daddy!!! A really good weight and an absolutely beautiful name. Give her a cuddle from me when you get to see her :).
Another fabulous creation! Your cards are just getting more and more wonderful. Love the image hugging her hot chocolate. Debra x

Maxine D said...

Congratulations on becoming a Grand Mother (again?) Annie - there is nothing quite like it :-). Love your gorgeous box card - it is fabulous

Jules said...

Hi Annie

So beautiful!

Love the image, the colours, the fab sentiment and all the gorgeous embellishments. A great finished look.

Congratulations on the arrival of Sofia Maria! What a lovely name! I hope Mum and baby are both doing well.

Enjoy those baby cuddles!!

Love Jules xx

Jane Savage said...

HUGE congratulations, Annie what fabulous, exciting news!! So glad everything went well!

Love your super gorgeous pop-up box! Have a lovely weekend (with the arrival of Sofia Maria I think that's a given!!) Hugs xxx

Marjan Küppers said...

Great box! Love the image and contrast with the lovely textlabel!

Pam said...

Darling box card! And congrats on the new addition!

Tracy Freeman said...

Congratulations Annie !!!! Aww really happy for you xx
Beautiful box card, love the image xx

Kaija said...

Beautiful box card Annie!
Hugs Kaija<3

Sylviahobbycards said...

Stunning creation, Annie.Love the beautiful colours and the sweet image.Congratulations with your new granddaughter.Enjoy your weekend :).

Hugs,Sylvia x

KraftyKoolKat said...

Big congrats to the whole family on the new babe. Your creation is beautiful Annie.
Have a great weekend.

Sue - said...

Congratulations on your new grand-daughter Annie. Lovely box card as well.

Trish said...


Loz said...

Gorgeous Box Card Annie..loz