Sunday, January 1, 2012

My first BTCG DT team post!! :)

First of all, HAPPY NEW YEAR!

For those of you who follow along with the By the cute and girly challenges HERE you will already know that I am one of the new design team members-for those of you who do not know the BTCG blog you need to go check it out-it has month long challenges with great prizes to be won!!!

So, Yay :) I am so excited to be part of the team and can't wait to join in with all the other DT members new & old.....

Januarys theme is:
New Beginnings
I have three projects for this months theme which can be seen on the BTCG blog along with all the other DT projects;

Here is my first project: It is a babys first year/calendar book for my friend Eimears baby Isabelle
This is the cover with prima flowers, gold & cream crochet lace, a little snippet butterfly & Miss Isabelle
Isabelles deets done in gold stickers.....
These papers for January are DCWV nanas nursery, paper flowers and some pale pink rik rak......
These papers are prima ledger and a mulberry pram and bow with some lovely trim....
These papers are prima pixie glen as is the bling and some lovely baby girl themed ribbon....
Prima ledger papers, mulberry duck & papermania flowers......
DCWV nanas nursery papers, a heart button and flower trim.....
Prima ledger paper, satin bow and ribbon and a mulberry teddy with prima pearl buttons....
DCWV nanas nursery papers, lovely white trim I got from Nishi :) and some more Little snippets
Close up of the snippets....
Prima ledger papers, embroidered flower trim, mosaic tiles and bling....
Prima pixie glen papers and flowers and more gorgeous little snippet butterflies
Close up.....
DCWV nanas nursery papers, lace, prima flowers & bling....
Prima ledger papers, papermania bows & flower trim.....
Prima ledger paper, prima flowers & bling and some pink trim from my stash (also from Nishi)
 Back cover using DCWV nanas nursery papers.....
And that's it!
Thanks for visiting, leave me any comments or questions,
Aideen x


  1. Happy New Year Aideen and a warm welcome to the BTC&G challenge blog. Gorgeous creation, such a lovely keepsake, love it. Carolxx

  2. Hey Aideen, Happy New Year! Your calendar is beautiful :) Timixx

  3. Hi Aideen! Happy New Year!!! You have done such a beautiful job on this calendar project! I love all of the flowers that you used, especially the little puffy one on the cover :) HUGS

  4. Oh Aideen The calendar is GORGEOUS! The details are amazing!

  5. This is a beautiful calendar Aideen. How lovely that at the end of the year they will have this perfect keepsake all about Isabelle. So pleased that you have joined us at BTCAG!!!

    ** Kate **

  6. Oh wow, yor calendar looks so beautiful. I love it! Great project!

    I wish you a happy new year!

    Hugs, Uta

  7. This calendar is gorgeous Aideen. Love the soft details with flowers, bows, corners and butterflies. Lookung forward to be working alongside you at BTC&G:) Happy new year:) Bettina xx

  8. Happy New Year Aideen!! Your work always looks amazing!! I love this one, it is so cute!!! Have fun with your design team membership, I look forward to see all those wonderful projects of you!!!

    Love from The Netherlands,

  9. Happy New Year Aideen, this is fabulous, it's such a wonderful, useful gift and a keepsake at the end of the year. Fabulous job. xx

  10. Hi Aideen
    fabulous project, and a beautiful keepsake
    you have used some lovely embellishments on it
    Happy New Year
    Yvonne xx

  11. Hi Aideen,
    Love the calender book, what a great idea! And as you know I am a big Prima fan, so it goes without saying that i love the design too!! Happy New Year xxKate Ps. congrats on the DT membership!

  12. Hi Aideen
    Gorgeous, what a wonderful keepsake. Happy New Year to you and your family,