Saturday, 23 November 2013

A SPARKLING GEM OF A CHALLENGE

I'm bursting with excitement this morning crafters!!! WHY? 

This is my first GDT for A Gem of A Challenge - whoopie! When Mandy asked me to guest design for the challenge I was thrilled to bits and being close to the festive season I couldn't resist using this adorable image 'Mistletoe Kisses'. Aren't they just so cute wrapped up and snug.

Now if you follow my blog regularly you'll know I'm not keen on colouring - well I don't mind colouring it's all that blending and shading that bothers me BUT the beauty of Pink Gem Designs is you don't have to. You receive their images as a black outline and also pre-coloured, so job done.

I've used a pearlised card blank overlaid with a sheet of snow-patterned acetate for extra shine and to set the scene. I've added 2 Memory Box dies: the Country Landscape and the 'Happy' script. The word Christmas is a Pink Petticoat downloaded sentiment. 

I love my glamour dust so added some to the trees and little houses to make them shimmer and sparkle in the night sky plus a little drizzle on the penguins' bob hats finishing off with a piece of ribbon and metallic cord from my stash.




Hope you like it and please pop over to the other talented designers for some more inspiration.



Sarah

6 comments:

  1. Wow, massive congrats on your guest designer spot, Sarah. You so deserve it, everywhere I go in blogland I see your beautiful cards popping up! I wish I had more time to create as much as you.

    Your card is so cute. I really want to start using digis so I'm hoping to treat myself to a decent printer in the new year, my current one doesn't take card :( Keep up your fantastic work xx

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  2. Well done on the DT spot..... what a lovely start you have made, fab card
    Tilly

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  3. Congrats on GDT spot and what a super cute card.

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  4. Hi Sarah cute take on the Sparkle chall. theme at Pink gem chall. super design & colours..many thanks for stunning Guest design creation..hope to have you come back & play with us again soon?

    smiles Christine Pinkgem design co ordinator..xx

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  5. Hi Sarah
    Gorgeous card - love the LO and fabulous details.
    Great to have you as GDT for Pink Gem Designs.
    Enjoy the rest of the weekend.
    Debs xx

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  6. Hi Sarah,

    Thank you very much for being a fabulous guest designer this week :)

    Janet x

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