20 Aug 2011

A Gem of a Challenge #28 ... Mandy's Sketch

Good morning

Hooray it's the weekend and i'm off work next week and not back in Thursday 1st Sept :-)

It's time for A Gem of a Challenge.  Mandy is our host and has designed a fab sketch for us to use.  I love this sketch and will definitely use it again ... thanks Mandy :-) x

The prize is 6 digi images of the winner's choice from Pink Gem Designs.

* Card Recipe *

Image ~  Chloe & Snowman  
Papers ~ Penguin Frolics digi papers available from Pink Gem Designs.
Flowers ~ I made the flowers using a Marianne Design Poinsettia die and added some stamens to the centres. 

* Challenges *

Crafty Sentiments ~ No Sentiment
Papertake ~ Bingo
Free (die cuts), Pearls, Blooms
Marianne Design Divas ~ Anything Marianne Goes!
Bah Humbug ~ Something New (Image and Papers)
Christmas Stampin' ~ Non-Traditional
Totally Papercrafts ~ Christmas in August

I am going to be busy ironing and packing today because we are going to Kent for a few days :-)

Hope you all have a great weekend and I will catch up with you all again soon.

Happy Crafting!


PinksyDoodles said...

This is gorgeous Lisa. Such pretty papers!
Clare x

cheryl said...

oh this is really beautiful hun just love the image and love the soft colors on this hugs cherylxxx

Donna said...

Beautiful card Lisa and such a beautiful colour choice, your added detail is so pretty! Enjoy your holiday and have a fab time in Kent :) x

Joey said...

Lisa this is gorgeous, beautiful shade of lilac, love that owl paper. Joey x

coops said...

stunning card lisa.i love your fab layout and colours and the image is gorgeous ;D

xx coops xx

Marion Kuipers-van Eijsden said...

What a wonderful Christmas card you made. Love the image and your coloring! Thanks for joining us at Totally papercraft challenge. Hope you will be back soon. Hugs Marion

Berry said...

This is superb Lisa I love your colour combo hugs Rebekah xx

DonnaMundinger said...

How totally sweet, Lisa! Love the colors and adorable image. Enjoy your holiday and thanks for joining the Humbuggers this week. xxD

Janet said...

This is totaly gorgeous Lisa.....enjoy your break sweetie! xx

♥Gry said...

Gorgeous card,colour combo and embellish!
Hugs, Gry

Lynsey said...

Hi Lisa, what a wonderful card! I love the image and the great sketch. Have a lovely break in Kent.
Hugs Lynsey x

Diane's Card Designs said...

Awe Lisa this image is so adorable. I love the take on the sketch and the lovely pastel colours.
Diane :-) xx

Jennifer said...

Totally lush Lisa!! Have fun! xx Jenny xx

Suzanne B aka brookfies said...

Hello Lisa, this is such an delighful card with just the right amount of detail added. Love that Marianne pointsetta die (I must put it on my wish list). Thank you for entering the Marianne Design Divas debut challenge....we hope to see you again next month. Suzanne

Suzette said...

Too cute Lisa, Thanks so much for joining us at Crafty Sentiments Designs.


Christine L said...

Lovely card.... the image is fab and your colour choice is perfect!
Christine x

Aquarius said...

This is a lovely card - great images

crafty amy said...

Awe how cute :D
I love the way those white poinsettias look.
Thank you for joining us for the first ever Marianne's Design Divas challenge and good luck.


Amy xx

Mandy said...

Hi Lisa,
this is one gorgeous card,love the colour combo and Janet's papers look fab....Hope your enjoying your break,catch up when your back...
Mandy x

MacKenzie said...

LOVE your color combo and that penguin digi paper is TOO cute! Thanks so much for joining in our NO red NO green challenge over at Christmas Stampin All Year Long!

Angie said...

Fab card love the image and the colours. thanks for joining us at papertake weekly
angie x

Annie said...

Oh my goodness so many entries at the Hall this week - didn't we just know that our followers would love the theme of something new.
My goodness this card is really stunning - love the colours and the layout is just a total wow.
Thanks for joining us at Bah! Humbug!
Ann xxx
Bah! Humbug! DT

Sandra said...

Great card - love the colours

PatR said...

Beautiful card Lisa. I love the layout and the great image. Have a good break. xx

Faye said...

Oh Lisa, another super de doop, pretty and cute card. I just love to visit you. :) xxx

darcy48 said...

Lisa this is a gorgeous card love the lilacs/purple combo you have used the image is so cute too. Arlinex

Macpurp said...

what a sweet card! I love the image, colours and layout. suits the papers really well!
enjoy your time off
love teen x

Teresa said...

This is such a pretty card Lisa and also a winner at Christmas stampin' all year long, did you know? Congrats. Teresa xx

Georgia said...

This is stunning Lisa, I love the lilac colour scheme and the image is so adorable, perfect for Christmas! :) Love, Georgia xx