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Monday, 5 December 2016

Pink Gem Christmas

Today I am sharing one of the Pink Gem card topper kits, these are great to use for quick cards, especially if you have a lot to make and haven't yet finished your Christmas cards!!


This one is Sleeping Polar Bear available Here.  I have decoupaged some layers and added glitter. The kits come as an 8 x 8 but I have resized this to a 6 x 6.

Challenges:

Come and Get it - Christmas
Dragonfly Dreams - Christmas
Dragonfly Journeys - Christmas Critters
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Anything Goes
CHNC 2 - Anything Goes (Christmas)
Digitally Sweet - Digital Christmas Card

Sunday, 27 November 2016

A Gem of a Challenge # 183

I am so late in doing my post for this challenge and as I am the host I feel really bad about that.  Sorry to my team mates.

The new challenge started yesterday at A Gem of a Challenge and the theme for this fortnight is Snowmen/Women.  Janet at Pink Gem Designs has so many gorgeous images on the website that it is hard to choose which ones to use.


For my card I have used Chilly with Lamp, this is the card topper kit available Here.  These are so easy to use and great for quick cards and they can be resized.

The winner of this challenge will be able to choose 2 individual digi images or 2 card topper kits
or one of each.

Challenges;

Allsorts - Anything Christmas
Brown Sugar - Anything Goes
Winter Wonderland - Poinsettias or Snow is Falling
4 Crafty Chicks - Winter Wonderland
Cardz 4 Galz - Show a Snowman
Craft Rocket - Winter Time
Creative Knockouts - Tis the Season
Moving along with the Times - Anything Goes with Christmas


Monday, 14 November 2016

Another Christmas Card


This one is my DT card for Crafting from the Heart where the new challenge starts today and as always the theme is anything goes.  This week we are sponsored by Art by Barb.


For my card I have used Snow Globe, coloured with Spectrum Noir, added some glitter.  Papers etc
from my stash.


Challenges:

Christmas at Sweet Stampin' - Anything Goes
Scrap and Craft - Christmas Time


Sunday, 13 November 2016

Pink Gem Christmas

I am cracking on with my Christmas cards now and I just love these card topper kits from Pink Gem Designs. There are so many to choose from and so simple to use.


This one is called Cold Nose Warm Wishes available in the Pink Gem shop. I have resized this in Serif and made it into a 6 x 6 card.  Added glitter and glossy accents to his nose.

Challenges;

Allsorts - Feature a Creature
Brown Sugar - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz - Anything Goes
Jingle Belles - Flower Power
Winter Wonderland - Add ribbon/lace or Christmas flowers
Aud Sentiments - Anything Goes with a sentiment
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes

Wednesday, 2 November 2016

Paper Creator's Crafts #53


The theme for this months challenge at Paper Creators Crafts is Anything Goes, so a nice easy challenge.  The winner will receive a £10 credit to spend in the store 



For my card I have used a Sassy Cheryl image, just love these images.  This one is called Tangled Up Christmas Caroler.  The papers etc. are all from my stash.

Challenges;

Crafty Sentiments - Anything Goes
Deep Ocean - Use Die Cuts or punches
Sunny Day - Anything Goes
The Merry Christmas - Anything Christmas
Christmas Card Challenge - Anything Christmas
CHNC - Anything Christmas
CHNC2 - Anything Christmas
Sparkles Christmas - Holly and Ivy

Tuesday, 1 November 2016

Christmas Cards All Year Round

As it is the first of the month the new challenge starts today at CCAYR and the theme this month is to add Santa Claus or an Elf to your project.  We are sponsored this month be Robyn's Fetish and the winner will be able to choose 3 digi images from the shop.


For my card I have used a Robyn's Fetish Santa and decided to use blue as the main colour.  Coloured with Spectrum Noir.



Challenges:

CHNC - Anything Christmas
CHNC2 - Anything Christmas

Monday, 31 October 2016

Crafting From the Heart - Challenge 134

Here we are at the end of October, how fast the time goes.  Today is the start of a new challenge at Crafting From the Heart, and as always it is Anything Goes.  Our sponsor this week is Oddball Art Co.


For my card I have used the digi image Toadstool House, coloured with Spectrum Noir pens.  The papers etc. all from my stash.




Challenges;

Crafty Friends - Anything Goes
Alphabet Challenge - R- Recipe - Sentiment/Digi Stamp/Dies/Punches
Colour Crazy - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz - Anything Goes plus die cut or punches
Little Miss Muffet - Anything Goes



Saturday, 29 October 2016

Snowflakes - A Gem of a Challenge

Our challenge for the next two weeks at A Gem of a Challenge is Snowflakes, the theme chosen by Marianne.


For my card I have used Snowflake Wonder card kit.  I have resized it, added glittered snowflakes and a punched snowflake border.

The winner of this challenge will be able to choose either 2 individual digi images or 2 card topper kits or one of each from Pink Gem Designs.

Challenges:

Allsorts - Let's make a start on Christmas
Crafty Friends - Anything Goes
CHNC - Anything Christmas
Winter Wonderland - Frosty or Well wrapped up
Aud Sentiments - Cute + a sentiment
Crafting by Designs - Christmas
Holly Jolly Christmas - Snow or Snowmen

Monday, 17 October 2016

Crafting from the Heart DT


Good morning, I have just returned from a wonderful holiday in Malta and it was hot and sunny for the whole time.  Get back home and have to get out the winter clothes!!

So getting back to normal the new challenge starts today at Crafting from the Heart, and as always it is Anything Goes.

Our sponsor the week is Dr Digi and the team were able to choose an image to use. For my card I have chosen to use Hole in One Hal which is a pre-coloured image which I was pleased about as I was running late with my card.



Challenges:

Alphabet Challenge - Q - Quick and Simple
Simply Papercraft - Anything Goes
Craft Rocket - Happy Birthday
Seize the Birthday - Birthday - Anything Goes
Through the Purple Haze - Birthday

Monday, 3 October 2016

Crafting From The Heart.


Our new challenge starts to day at Crafting from the Heart.  As always the theme is Anything Goes.  We are sponsored this week by Scrappers Delight and the images I have used on my card is Penguin Willie North Pole .


I used large Spellbinder dies to cut the rocker card.  Coloured the image with Spectrum Noir pens and die cut and glittered the sentiment and snowflakes.