Saturday, July 7, 2018

A Gem of a Challenge #223 Teddy Bears

Happy Saturday everyone!
Today I'm sharing my card for the latest challenge at A Gem of a Challenge and the theme this time is "Teddy Bears!"
Janet has a HUGE selection of Teddy images that you must check out HERE, they are some of the cutest around.
As it is so hot here in Texas, and back home in the UK as they have been experiencing a heatwave, I decided to try and feel cooler and make my first Christmas card of the year :)
I used the super cute Bella with Stocking and I simply love her!



Card Recipe:
Image - Bella with Stocking
Medium - Copic Markers
Paper - Winter Wonderland by The Paper Studio
Poinsettias - Hobby Lobby
Sentiment - Printed
Fluff - Flower Soft in Polar White
Sparkles - Twinkle Goosebumps by Queen and Co







So now it's time for you to run over to A Gem of a Challenge and enter a super cute Teddy Bear card too, and if you don't have an image then you must check out HERE and maybe grab a couple to play with :)


Challenges:
The Holly and the Ivy - Christmas
Christmas at Sweet Stampin' - Christmas
The Merry Christmas Challenge - Christmas
Sparkles Christmas - Christmas Stockings
Whoopsi Daisy - Christmas in July
Star Stampz - Christmas in July
Ikes World - Christmas in July
Little Red Wagon - Christmas In July
As you Like It - Favorite Celebration (Christmas, it always has been and each year I can't wait for it to come around again so I can decorate and enjoy the season to the fullest)
Craftaholic's R Us - Any Holiday Card
The Paper Shelter - Celebrate!
Sunny Day Crafting - Any Animal
Aud's Sentiments - Flowers and a Sentiment


Katie

Sunday, July 1, 2018

Scor-Pal More than One Score Challenge #50 3 of a Kind

It's time for challenge number 50 at It's time for challenge number 49 at More Than One Score at Scor-Pal
This month we want to see "3 of a Kind" where you create a matching/coordinating papercraft set.
I chose to make a set of thank you cards, perfect to give to new bride or new mom so she can send out those "thank you's" to all her friends.
You could also do the same with change of address cards, save the date cards, just a nice little gift



Project Recipe:
Paper - Palm Springs by Craft Smith
Cards and Envelopes - DCWV
Ribbon - Unknown
Scoring Tool - Scor-Pal 8th's
Adhesive - Scor-Tape





I hope you liked this and will come and enter our challenge at It's time for challenge number 49 at More Than One Score at Scor-Pal
, also please can you send you best regards to our team member Patti, she has been very ill and in the hospital. She is home now and we all wish her a speedy recovery.

Katie

Saturday, June 23, 2018

A Gem of a Challenge #222 Red, White and Blue

Happy Saturday everyone!
Today I'm sharing my card for the latest challenge at A Gem of a Challenge and the theme this time is "Red, White and Blue"
I decided to make a birthday card with one of Janet's latest releases, Drummer Teddy , and I love him!



Card Recipe:
Image - Drummer Teddy
Medium - Copic Markers
Paper - Basic Grey
Sentiment - Printed
Oval Die - Sizzix
Gems - Queen and Co







I cut out teddy and also some parts of his body for a second layer to really make him pop!

I thought he was so cute and sure to bring a smile to a little boy's face. If you liked him be sure to drop by and join in our "Red, White and Blue" challenge at A Gem of a Challenge and be sure to check out all the other fabulous cards from the talented Design Team

Katie

Saturday, June 9, 2018

A Gem of a Challenge #221 Mostly Yellow

Happy Saturday everyone!
Today I'm sharing my card for the latest challenge at A Gem of a Challenge and the theme this time is "Mostly Yellow"
This is a very bright and happy color and so I chose this adorable fun image of a ballet dancing pig to make my card!




Card Recipe:
Image - Ballerina Pig
Medium - Copic Markers
Paper - Framers Market by Recollections
Sentiment - Heidi Grace
Doily - Recollections
Felt Flowers and Rhinestones - Unknown






I really hope you liked this one, is was a gloomy, rainy day when I colored her and she sure made the sun shine in my craftroom :)
Be sure to check out all the wonderful cards the design team made and be sure to enter a card yourself at A Gem of a Challenge

Friday, June 1, 2018

Scor-Pal More than One Score Challenge #49 Pretty In Pink

It's time for challenge number 49 at More Than One Score at Scor-Pal
For this challenge we want to see your projects featuring the theme "Pretty in Pink", yes it's time for you to get as girly as you like!





Project Recipe:
Scoring Tool - Scor-Pal
Adhesive - Scor-Tape
Paper - The Cherry Limeade Stack by DCWV






I made this trio of boxes, super easy with the Scor-Pal, I couldn't do them without it!
Be sure to go and check out all the wonderful samples the design team has for over at More Than One Score at Scor-Pal and be sure to enter, you could be our winner!

Katie

Saturday, May 26, 2018

A Gem of a Challenge #220 3 of a Kind (use 3 of the same thing)

Happy Saturday everyone!
Today I'm sharing my card for the latest challenge at A Gem of a Challenge and the theme this time is "3 of a Kind" where we want to see you using 3 of the same thing! It could be a flower, like I did, buttons, ribbon, 3 of the same shape, just let us know what "3" you used.
Janet has a wonderful selection of images in the store, why not pop over and take a look!



Card Recipe:
Image - Chloe with Dandelions
Medium - Copic Markers
Paper - On the Bright Side Floral by My Mind's Eye
Oval Die - Sizzix
Flowers - Martha Stewart







Well I hope that you liked this one, I thought she was nice and cheery and I'm sure any one would love to receive this card.
I hope I have made you want to go over to A Gem of a Challenge and enter, you may be our lucky winner this time!

Katie

Saturday, May 12, 2018

A Gem of a Challenge #219 It's a Man's World (card for a boy or man)

Happy Saturday everyone!
Today I'm sharing my card for the latest challenge at A Gem of a Challenge and the theme this time is "It's a Man's World" where we want to see those cards for the boys and men in your lives :)
There are so many wonderful images over at the Pink Gem Store that you really should go and find one to use in this challenge.



Card Recipe
Image - Artistic Josh
Medium - Copic Markers
Striped Paper - Summer Fresh by Simple Stories
Green Paper - A Perfect Summer by Echo Park
Sentiment - Hobby Lobby
Paint jars - O'Scrap
Ovel Die - Sizzix





Well I hope that you liked this one, I thought he was nice and cheery and I'm sure any little boy would love to receive him.
I hope I have made you want to go over to A Gem of a Challenge and enter, you may be our lucky winner this time!

Katie

Saturday, April 28, 2018

A Gem of a Challenge #218 Get Well or Sympathy

Happy Saturday everyone!
Today I'm sharing my card for the latest challenge at A Gem of a Challenge and the theme this time is "Get Well Soon or Sympathy"
No one really wants to have send cards like this but they can really help a person at a time of illness or sadness.
I decided to go bright and cheery with little Ella hopefully bringing a smile to someone who isn't feeling too good.




Card Recipe:
Images - Ella with Umbrella
Sentiment - Typed on computer
Medium - Copic Markers
Paper - Happy Easter by Echo PArl






I really hope you liked my card and will come along and play with us at A Gem of a Challenge, you could be our lucky winner!


Katie

Saturday, April 14, 2018

A Gem of a Challenge #217 Children's Playtime (feature a child playing)

Happy Saturday everyone!
Today I'm sharing my card for the latest challenge at A Gem of a Challenge and the theme this time is Children's Playtime where we want to see cards with images of children playing!

I used the super sweet Chloe on a Swing and she certainly looks happy to be outside playing!



Card Recipe:
Image - Chloe on a Swing
Medium - Copic Markers
Paper, Umbrella and Sentiment - Heidi Grace
Buttons - Making Memories
Twine - The Twinery
Circle Die - Sizzix





I really hope you enjoyed this card and will join in the "Children's Playtime" challenge at A Gem of a Challenge , you could be aour lucky winner!

Katie

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Scor-Pal More than One Score Challenge #47 April Fool Us!

It's time for challenge number 47 at More Than One Score at Scor-Pal
For this challenge we want to see your projects featuring the theme "April Fool Us!"
Now you may be wondering what this theme could be, well we want to see your projects with hidden surprise elements to them. It could be a pop-up, like I did, a hidden pocket, like I did too!, hidden drawers, a card that turns into a box or vice versa, just something that has a SURPRISE!



Card Recipe:
Scoring Tool = Scor-Pal
Adhesive - Scor-Tape
Paper - Farmers Market by Recollections




So inside the sentiment panel on the front of my card I have a hidden pocket for a gift card.



Once you open the card you get another surprise with a second sentiment popping out at you :)
I really hope you enjoyed my little project, the full tutorial will be coming on the 15th so be sure to look out for that.
We really would love to see you come over and play with your Scor-Pal at More Than One Score at Scor-Pal